General Assembly: 77 (1997 Regular GA) - Chapter 86 - Regulation and location of modular or manufactured housing


Published: 1997-04-30

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125 LAWS OF THE SEVEN1Y-SEVENTH G.A., 1997 SESSION

CHAPTER 85 CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE REPORTING

S.F.176

AN ACT relating to child sexual abuse reporting.

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

CH.86

Section 1. Section 232.69, subsection I, unnumbered paragraph I, Code 1997, is amended to read as follows:

The feDev,r.ng classes of persons enumerated in this subsection shall make a report within twenty-four hours and as provided in section 232.70, of cases of child abuset. In addition. the classes of persons enumerated in this subsection shall make a report of abuse of a child who is under twelve years of age and may make a report of abuse of a child who is twelve years of age or older. which would be defined as child abuse under section 232.68. subsec- tion 2. paragraph "c" or "e". except that the abuse resulted from the acts or omissions of a person other than a person responsible for the care of the child.

*Sec. 2. Section 232.71, Code 1997, is amended by adding the following new subsection: NEW SUBSECTION. lA If a report would be determined to constitute an allegation of

child abuse as defined under section 232.68, subsection 2, paragraph "c" or "e", except that the suspected abuse resulted from the acts or omissions of a person other than a person responsible for the care of the child, the department shall refer the report to the appropriate law enforcement agency having jurisdiction to investigate the allegation. The department shall refer the report orally as soon as practicable and in writing within seventy-two hours of receiving the report.

Approved April 30, 1997

CHAPTER 86 REGULATION AND LOCATION OF MODULAR OR MANUFACTURED HOUSING

S.F.433

AN ACT relating to regulation and location of a land-leased community or a modular or manufactured home and providing an effective date.

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

Section 1. Section 335.30, Code 1997, is amended by adding the following new unnum- bered paragraph:

NEW UNNUMBERED PARAGRAPH. A county shall not adopt or enforce construction, building, or design ordinances, regulations, requirements, or restrictions which would man- date width standards greater than twenty-four feet, roof pitch, or other design standards for manufactured housing if the housing otherwise complies with 42 U.S.C. § 5403. A county shall not adopt or enforce zoning or subdivision regulations or other ordinances which mandate width standards for a single modular or manufactured home which is sited upon land otherwise zoned as agricultural land. However, this paragraph shall not prohibit a county from adopting and enforcing zoning regulations related to transportation, water, sewerage, or other land development.

• See chapter 176, § 17 herein

CH.86 LAWS OF THE SEVENlY-SEVENTH G.A., 1997 SESSION 126

Sec. 2. NEW SECTION. 335.30A LAND-LEASED COMMUNITIES. A county shall not adopt or enforce zoning or subdivision regulations or other ordinances

which disallow the plans and specifications of land-leased communities solely because the housing within the land-leased community will be modular or manufactured housing.

"Land-leased community" means any site, lot, field, or tract of land under common owner- ship upon which ten or more occupied manufactured homes or modular homes are har- bored, either free of charge or for revenue purposes, and shall include any building, struc~ ture, or enclosure used or intended for use as part of the equipment of the land-leased com- munity. The term "land-leased community" shall not be construed to include homes, build- ings, or other structures temporarily maintained by any individual, educational institution, or company on their own premises and used exclusively to house their own labor or stu- dents.

Sec. 3. Section 414.28, Code 1997, is amended by adding the following new unnumbered paragraph:

NEW UNNUMBERED PARAGRAPH. A city shall not adopt or enforce construction, build- ing, or design ordinances, regulations, requirements, or restrictions which would mandate width standards greater than twenty-four feet, roof pitch, or other design standards for manufactured housing if the housing otherwise complies with 42 U.S.C. § 5403. However, this paragraph shall not prohibit a city from adopting and enforcing zoning regulations related to transportation, water, sewerage, or other land development.

Sec. 4. NEW SECTION. 414.28A LAND-LEASED COMMUNITIES. A city shall not adopt or enforce zoning or subdivision regulations or other ordinances

which disallow the plans and specifications of land-leased communities solely because the housing within the land-leased community will be modular or manufactured housing.

"Land-leased community" means any site, lot, field, or tract of land under common owner- ship upon which ten or more occupied manufactured homes or modular homes are har- bored, either free of charge or for revenue purposes, and shall include any building, struc- ture, or enclosure used or intended for use as part of the equipment of the land-leased com- munity. The term "land-leased community" shall not be construed to include homes, build- ings, or other structures temporarily maintained by any individual, educational institution, or company on their own premises and used exclusively to house their own labor or stu- dents.

Sec. 5. This Act, being deemed of immediate importance, takes effect upon enactment.

Approved April 30, 1997

CHAPTER 87 SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTIONS - COMPUTERS,

MACHINERY, EQUIPMENT, AND FUEL H.F.126

AN ACT relating to the state sales and use tax exemption on certain computers, machinery, equipment, and fuel.

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

Section 1. Section 422.45, subsection 27, Code 1997, is amended by striking the subsec- tion and inserting in lieu thereof the following: