General Assembly: 76 (1995 Regular GA) - Chapter 20 - Iowa communications network fees


Published: 1995-04-17

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31 lAWS OF THE SEVEN1Y-SIXTH GA, 1995 SESSION

CHAPTER20 IOWA COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK FEES

H.F. 161

CH. 21

AN ACf relating to the fee which may be charged by an Iowa communications network receiving site.

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

Section 1. Section 80.13, subsection 12, Code 1995, is amended to read as follows: 12. The commission, on its own or as recommended by an advisory committee of the

commission and approved by the commission, shall permit a fee to be charged by a receiv- ing site to the erigiBatiBg site originator of the communication provided on the network. The fee charged shall be for the purpose of recovering the operating costs of a receiving site. The fee charged shall be reduced by an amount received by the receiving site pursu- ant to a state appropriation for such costs, or federal assistance received for such costs. Fees established under this subsection shall be paid by the originating site* directly to the receiving site. For purposes of this section, "operating costs" include the costs associated with the management or coordination, operations, utilities, classroom, equipment, main- tenance, and other costs directly related to providing the receiving site.

Approved April 17, 1995

CHAPTER21 AUTHORI'IY OF Cl'IY ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCIES

H.F. 212

AN ACf relating to the delegation of authority to an administrative agency of a city.

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

Section 1. Section 392.1, Code 1995, is amended to read as follows: 392.1 ESTABUSHMENT BY ORDINANCE. If the council wishes to establish an administrative agency, it shall do so by an ordinance

which indicates the title, powers, and duties of the agency, the method of appointment or election, qualifications, compensation, and term of members, and other appropriate mat- ters relating to the agency. The title of an administrative agency must be appropriate to its function. The council may not delegate to an administrative agency any of the powers, authorities, and duties prescribed in division V of chapter 384 or in chapter 388, except that the council may delegate to an administrative agency established for the purpose of operating an airport any of its powers and duties prescribed in division V of chapter 384. and the council may delegate to an administrative agency power to establish and collect charges, and disburse the moneys received for the use of a city facility, including a city enterprise, as defined in section 384.24, sa leag as tb:eFe aFe ae if the delegation to an administrative agency is strictly subject to the limitations imposed by the revenue bonds or pledge orders outstanding which are payable from the revenues of the city enterprise. Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, the council may delegate rule-making authority to the agency for matters within the scope of the agency's powers and duties, and may

"1be term "originator of the communication" probably intended