General Assembly: 76 (1996 Regular GA) - Chapter 1037 - Confidentiality of social security numbers — owners of unclaimed property


Published: 1996-04-02

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85 lAWS OF THE SEVENlY-SIXTH GA, 1996 SESSION CH. 1038

CHAPTER 1037 CONFIDENTIALITY OF SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS - OWNERS

OF UNClAIMED PROPERTY S.F.2127

AN ACT relating to the confidentiality of social security numbers of the owners of unclaimed property.

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

Section 1. Section 22.7, Code Supplement 1995, is amended by adding the following new subsection:

NEW SUBSECTION. 33. Social security numbers of the owners of unclaimed prop- erty reported to the treasurer of state pursuant to section 556.11, subsection 2, included on claim forms filed with the treasurer of state pursuant to section 556.19, included in out- dated warrant reports received by the treasurer of state pursuant to section 25.2, or stored in record systems maintained by the treasurer of state for purposes of administering chap- ter 556, or social security numbers of payees included on state warrants included in records systems maintained by the department of revenue and finance for the purpose of docu- menting and tracking outdated warrants pursuant to section 25.2.

Approved April 2, 1996

CHAPTER 1038 UNClAIMED PROPERTY - OUTDATED WARRANT

RECOVERY - FRAUDULENT PRACTICES S.F.2122

AN ACT relating to unclaimed property held by the state, fraudulent practices to obtain the property, and establishing a penalty.

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

Section 1. Section 25.2, Code Supplement 1995, is amended to read as follows: 25.2 EXAMINATION OF REPORT - APPROVAL OR REJECTION - PAYMENT. The state appeal board with the recommendation of the special assistant attorney gen-

eral for claims may approve or reject claims against the state of less than ten years cover- ing the following: outdated warrants; outdated sales and use tax refunds; license refunds; additional agricultural land tax credits; outdated invoices; fuel and gas tax refunds; out- dated homestead and veterans' exemptions; outdated funeral service claims; tractor fees; registration permits; outdated bills for merchandise; services furnished to the state; claims by any county or county official relating to the personal property tax credit; and refunds of fees collected by the state. Payments authorized by the state appeal board shall be paid from the appropriation or fund of original certification of the claim. However, if that ap- propriation or fund has since reverted under section 8.33 then such payment authorized by the state appeal board shall be out of any money in the state treasury not otherwise appropriated. Notwithstanding the provisions of this section, the director of revenue and finance may reissue outdated warrants. On or before November 1 of each year, the direc- tor of revenue and finance shall provide the treasurer of state with a report of all unpaid warrants which have been outdated for two years or more. The treasurer shall include