General Assembly: 78 (1999 Regular GA) - Chapter 98 - Licensing of psychiatric medical institutions for children — accreditation


Published: 1999-05-10

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CH.97 LAWS OF THE SEVENTY-EIGHTH G.A., 1999 SESSION

CHAPTER97 ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLES AND SNOWMOBILES- RAILROAD

RIGHTS-OF-WAY- UTILITY EMPLOYEES

S.F. 114

156

AN ACT allowing certain utility employees to operate all-terrain vehicles and snowmobiles on railroad rights-of-way.

Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

Section 1. Section 321G.13, subsection 8, Code 1999, is amended to read as follows: 8. Upon an operating railroad right of way. An all-terrain vehicle or snowmobile may be

driven directly across a railroad right of way only at an established crossing and, notwith- standing any other provisions of law, may, if necessary, use the improved portion of the established crossing after yielding to all oncoming traffic. This subsection does not apply to a law enforcement officer or railroad employee in the lawful discharge of the officer's or employee's duties or to an employee of a utility with authority to enter upon the railroad right of way in the lawful performance of the employee's duties.

Approved May 10, 1999

CHAPTER98 LICENSING OF PSYCHIATRIC MEDICAL INSTITUTIONS

FOR CHILDREN- ACCREDITATION

S.F. 194

AN ACT relating to acceptable accreditation of psychiatric medical institutions for children for the purpose of licensing.

Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

Section 1. Section 135H.6, subsection 2, Code 1999, is amended to read as follows: 2. The proposed psychiatric institution is accredited by the joint commission on the ac-

creditation of health care organizations. the commission on accreditation of rehabilitation facilities. the council on accreditation of services for families and children. or by any other federally recognized accrediting organization with comparable standards.

Approved May 10, 1999