General Assembly: 77 (1998 Regular GA) - Chapter 1114 - Iowa state fair convention and board


Published: 1998-04-17

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CH.I114 LAWS OF THE SEVENTY-SEVENTH GA., 1998 SESSION

CHAPTER 1114 IOWA STATE FAIR CONVENTION AND BOARD

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AN ACT relating to the Iowa state fair convention by providing for its membership and the election of members to the Iowa state fair board.

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

Section 1. Section 173.1, subsection 2, Code 1997, is amended to read as follows: 2. Two board congressional directors from each congressional district to be elected at a

convention as provided in section ~ 173.4.

Sec.2. Section 173.2, subsections 4 through 14, Code 1997, are amended by striking the subsections.

Sec. 3. Section 173.4, Code 1997, is amended to read as follows: 173.4 VOTING POWER - ELECTION OF BOARD CONGRESSIONAL DIRECTORS. 1.:. On all questions arising for determination by the convention Except as provided in this

subsection, each member present at the convention shall be entitled to but not more than one vote, and no proJEies shall be recognized by the convention. However, a A member shall not vote by proxy. ~ A successor to a board congressional director shall be elected by a majority of conven-

tion members from the same congressional district as the director, according to rules adopted by the convention. A member who is also a board congressional director shall not be entitled to vote for a successor to eaeft a board congressional director on the board.

Sec.4. Section 173.5, subsection 2, Code 1997, is amended to read as follows: 2. +he Each year, the convention shall elect a successor to eaeft 9ne of the two ffis.tri€t

board congressional directors on the board whose term expires at noon on the day follow- ing the adjournment of the convention, as provided in section 173.4.

Sec. 5. Section 173.6, unnumbered paragraph 2, Code 1997, is amended to read as follows:

A member of the board who is a director, elected as provided in section 173.1, shall serve a term of two years. The term of a director shall begin at noon on the day following the adjournment of the convention at which the director was elected and shall continue until a successor is elected and qualified as provided in this chapter. However, a person elected as a director pursuant to section 176.1 shall not serve for more than five consecutive terms. A director 'i'/ho has ever served five consecutive terms is again eligible to serve for an addi tional five consecutive terms after not sef\ling as a director for at least one term.

Approved April 17, 1998