General Assembly: 75 (1994 Regular GA) - Chapter 1028 - Size of registration plates for certain trailers


Published: 1994-03-31

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59 LA WS OF THE SEVENTY -FIFTH G.A., 1994 SESSION

CHAPTER 1027 HOSPITALIZATION HEARINGS - PATIENT ADVOCATES

H.F. 2134

CH. 1028

AN ACT to permit the patient advocate to attend hospitalization hearings of persons who are alleged to be seriously mentally impaired.

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

Section 1. NEW SECTION. 229.9A ADVOCATE INFORMED. The court shall direct the clerk to furnish the advocate of the respondent's county of legal

settlement with a copy of application and any order issued pursuant to section 229.8, subsec- tion 3. The advocate may attend the hospitalization hearing of any respondent for whom the advocate has received notice of a hospitalization hearing.

Sec. 2. Section 229.12, subsection 2, Code 1993, is amended to read as follows: 2. All persons not necessary for the conduct of the proceeding shall be excluded, except

that the court may admit persons having a legitimate interest in the proceeding and shall per- mit the advocate from the respondent's county Q! legal settlement to attend the hearing. Upon motion of the county attorney, the judge may exclude the respondent from the hearing during the testimony of any particular witness if the judge determines that witness' testimony is likely to cause the respondent severe emotional trauma.

Approved March 31, 1994

CHAPTER 1028 SIZE OF REGISTRATION PLATES FOR CERTAIN TRAILERS

H.F. 2156

AN ACT relating to size requirements for registration plates for certain trailers and provid- ing effective and applicability dates.

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

Section 1. Section 321.166, subsection 1, Code 1993, is amended to read as follows: 1. Registration plates shall be of metal and of a size not to exceed six inches b~ twelve inches,

except that the size of plates issued for use on motorized bicycles, motorcycles, motorcycle trailers, trailers with an empty weight Q! two thousand pounds or less, and special mobile equip- ment shall be established by the department.

Sec. 2. Section 321.166, subsection 3, Code 1993, is amended to read as follows: 3. The registration plate number shall be displayed in characters which shall not exceed

a height of four inches nor a stroke width exceeding five-eighths of an inch. Special plates issued to dealers shall display the alphabetical character "D", which shall be of the same size of the characters in the registration plate. The registration plate number issued for motorized bicycles, motorcycles, trailers with an empty weight Q! two thousand pounds or less, and motor- cycle trailers shall be a size prescribed by the department.

Sec. 3. Section 321.166, subsection 4, Code 1993, is amended to read as follows: 4. The registration plate number, except on motorized bicycle, motorcycle, motorcycle trailer,

trailers with an empty weight Q! two thousand pounds or less, and special mobile equipment registration plates, shall be of sufficient size to be readable from a distance of one hundred feet during daylight.

CH. 1028 LA WS OF THE SEVENTY -FIFTH G.A., 1994 SESSION 60

Sec. 4. Section 321.166, Code 1993, is amended by adding the following new subsection: NEW SUBSECTION. 8. The owner of a trailer with an empty weight of two thousand pounds

or less shall receive registration plates for the trailer smaller than plates regularly issued for automobiles pursuant to rules adopted by the department in accordance with this section.

Sec. 5. EFFECTIVE DATE. This Act takes effect on January 1, 1995.

Sec. 6. APPLICABILITY DATE. Section 4 of this Act applies only to new registration plates issued to owners on or after January 1, 1995.

Approved March 31, 1994

CHAPTER 1029 FUND STRUCTURE OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS

H.F.2308

AN ACT relating to the regrouping of school district funds to be more compatible with gener- ally accepted accounting principles and providing an effective date.

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

Section 1. NEW SECTION. 298A.l EFFECTIVE DATE. This chapter establishes the fund structure which shall be used by school districts commencing

with the school budget year which begins on July 1, 1995.

Sec. 2. NEW SECTION. 298A.2 GENERAL FUND. All moneys received by a school corporation from taxes and other sources must be accounted

for in the general fund, except moneys required by law to be accounted for in another fund.

Sec. 3. NEW SECTION. 298A.3 DISTRICT MANAGEMENT LEVY FUND. The district management levy fund is a special revenue fund. A district management levy

fund must be established in any school corporation which levies the tax authorized under sec- tion 298.4.

Sec. 4. NEW SECTION. 298A.4 PHYSICAL PLANT AND EQUIPMENT LEVY FUND. The physical plant and equipment levy fund is a special revenue fund. A physical plant and

equipment levy fund must be established in any school corporation which levies the tax autho- rized, whether regular or voter-approved, under section 298.2.

Sec. 5. NEW SECTION. 298A.5 SCHOOLHOUSE TAX LEVY FUND. The schoolhouse tax levy fund is a special revenue fund. A schoolhouse tax levy fund must

be established in any school corporation which levies the tax which was authorized by section 278.1, subsection 7, Code 1989. This fund shall continue in existence until all tax has been col- lected and all moneys have been expended for the purposes originally authorized by the electors.

Sec. 6. NEW SECTION. 298A.6 PUBLIC EDUCATION AND RECREATION LEVY FUND.

The public education and recreation levy fund is a special revenue fund. A public education and recreation levy fund must be established in any school corporation which levies the tax authorized under section 300.2 or which receives revenue from a 28E agreement authorized under section 300.1.