General Assembly: 77 (1998 Regular GA) - Chapter 1093 - Security for damages from abandonment of pipelines


Published: 1998-04-15

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CH.I093 LAWS OF THE SEVENTY-SEVENTH GA, 1998 SESSION

CHAPTER 1093 SECURITY FOR DAMAGES FROM ABANDONMENT OF PIPELINES

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AN ACT relating to security for damages arising from the abandonment of natural gas pipelines.

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

Section 1. Section 479A.12, Code 1997, is amended to read as follows: 479A.12 FINANCIAL CONDITION OF COMPANY - BOND OR OTHER SECURITY. Before construction is begun by a pipeline company, the company shall satisfy the board

that the company has property subject to execution within this state other than pipelines, of a value in excess of two hundred fifty thousand dollars, or the company must file and maintain with the board a surety bond in the penal sum of two hundred fifty thousand dollars with surety approved by the board, conditioned that the company will pay any and all damages legally recovered against it growing out of the construction, abandonment, or operation of its pipeline and underground storage facilities in this state, or the company shall deposit with the board security satisfactory to the board as a guaranty for the payment of that amount of damages, or furnish to the board satisfactory proofs of its solvency and financial ability to pay that amount of damages.

Approved April 15, 1998

CHAPTER 1094 SEXUAL MISCONDUCT WITH OFFENDERS AND JUVENILES

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AN ACT relating to the prohibition of sex acts between juveniles and employees and agents at juvenile placement facilities and between prisoners incarcerated in a county jail and employees or agents of a county and providing a penalty.

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

Section 1. Section 709.16, Code 1997, is amended to read as follows: 709.16 SEXUAL MISCONDUCT WITH OFFENDERS AND JUVENILES . .L An officer, employee, contractor, vendor, volunteer, or agent ofthe department of cor-

rections, or an officer, employee, or agent of a judicial district department of correctional services, who engages in a sex act with an individual committed to the custody of the depart- ment of corrections or a judicial district department of correctional services commits an aggravated misdemeanor.

2. An officer, employee, contractor, vendor, volunteer, or agent of a juvenile placement facility who engages in a sex act with a juvenile placed at such facility commits an aggra- vated misdemeanor.

For purposes of this subsection, a "juvenile placement facility" means any of the follow- ing:

!!:. A child foster care facility licensed under section 237.4. b. Institutions controlled by the department of human services listed in section 218.1. ~ Juvenile detention and juvenile shelter care homes approved under section 232.142.