General Assembly: 75 (1993 Regular GA) - Chapter 102 - Agricultural commodity promotional boards


Published: 1993-05-05

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CH. 101 LAWS OF THE SEVENTY -FIFTH G.A., 1993 SESSION 212

299.3 REPORTS FROM ACCREDITED NONPUBLIC SCHOOLS. Within ten days from receipt of notice from the secretary of the school district within which

an accredited nonpublic school is conducted, the principal of the accredited nonpublic school shall, once during each school year, and at any time when requested in individual cases, fur- nish to the secretary of the public school district, within which the accredited non public school is located, a certificate and report in duplicate on forms provided by the public school district of the names, and ages, aftd aumbeF of days atteadaaee of each pupil of the accredited non pub- lic school who is of compulsory attendance age and the OOUPSe of study fiUFsued by the grade level of each pupil, during the preceding year and from the time of the last preceding report to thetime at which a report is required. In addition, the report shall identify all students of compulsory attendance~ who were truant as defined~ law or school policy and the num- ber of days of truancy for the period covered by the report, and children who dropped out, withdrew from enrollment, or transferred to another Iowa school and the date their atten- dance ceased at the accredited non public school. The secretary shall retain one of the reports and file the other with the secretary of the area education agency.

Sec. 208. COMMUNITY COLLEGE FUNDING FORMULA STUDY. The department of education shall conduct a study of the current community college funding formula during the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1993. This study should examine the funding base year, current funding formula based on state needs, and propose recommendations for changes. The report of findings and recommendations shall be submitted to the general assembly by January 1995.

Sec. 209. Section 202 of this Act, being deemed of immediate importance, takes effect upon enactment and applies retroactively to July 1, 1992, for purposes of determining the balance of funds of a school district for the school budget year ending June 30, 1992.

Sec. 210. Section 206 of this Act, being deemed of immediate importance, takes effect upon enactment.

Approved May 5, 1993

CHAPTER 102 AGRICULTURAL COMMODITY PROMOTIONAL BOARDS

S.F. 278

AN ACT to exclude agricultural commodity promotional boards, which are subject to a producer referendum, from the requirements applicable to state agencies.

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

Section 1. NEW SECTION. 181.18A NOT A STATE AGENCY. The Iowa beef cattle producers association is not an agency of state government.

Sec. 2. NEW SECTION. 182.13A NOT A STATE AGENCY. The Iowa sheep and wool promotion board is not an agency of state government.

Sec. 3. NEW SECTION. 196A.14A NOT A STATE AGENCY. The Iowa egg council is not an agency of state government.

Approved May 5, 1993

213 LAWS OF THE SEVENTY -FIFTH G.A., 1993 SESSION

CHAPTER 103 INFECTIOUS WASTE TREATMENT AND DISPOSAL FACILITIES

S.F. 290

CH. 103

AN ACT relating to the moratorium on the granting of permits for the construction or opera- tion of infectious waste treatment or disposal facilities and providing for exemptions.

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

Section 1. Section 455B.503, Code 1993, is amended to read as follows: 455B.503 INFECTIOUS WASTE TREATMENT AND DISPOSAL FACILITIES - PER-

MITS REQUIRED - RULES. The commission shall adopt rules which require a person who owns or operates an infec-

tious waste treatment or disposal facility to obtain an operating permit before initial opera- tion of the facility. The rules shall specify the information required to be submitted with the application for a permit and the conditions under which a permit may be issued, suspended, modified, revoked, or renewed. The rules shall address but are not limited to the areas of oper- ator safety, recordkeeping and tracking procedures, best available appropriate technologies, emergency response and remedial action procedures, waste minimization procedures, and long- term liability. The department shall submit proposed rules to the commission and notify the general assembly of the submission of the proposed rules pursuant to section 7 A.11 by- Jamr- aey l&,-!993 and the commission shall adopt rules !!I January 15, 1994. The department shall not grant permits for the construction or operation of a commercial infectious waste treat- ment or disposal facility until the commission has adopted the required rules, and in no event earlier than July 1, !993 1994.

Sec. 2. 1990 Iowa Acts, chapter 1191, section 5, unnumbered paragraph 1, as amended by 1991 Iowa Acts, chapter 242, section 7, to be subsection 1 and subsection 3, paragraph a, and as further amended by 1992 Iowa Acts, chapter 1182, section 6, is amended to read as follows:

1. The department of natural resources shall not grant a permit for the construction or oper- ation of a commercial infectious waste treatment or disposal facility until such time as the depart- ment adopts rules for operating permits for these facilities and in any event not earlier than July 1, !9931994. The department shall adopt rules no later than January 15, 1994. The morato- rium does not apply to an infectious waste treatment or disposal facility exclusively constructed or exclusively owned and operated by a hospital licensed pursuant to chapter 135B, or by two or more hospitals licensed pursuant to chapter 135B that jointly and exclusively construct or jointly and exclusively own and operate an infectious waste treatment or disposal facility, which in addition to its own waste only accepts infectious waste from other infectious waste genera- tors, including but not limited to hospitals, health care facilities licensed pursuant to chapter 135C, physicians' offices or clinics, homemaker-home health agencies, hospice programs, pub- lic health and educational institutions, nurses' offices, veterinary clinics, and any other institu- tional health seFviee Felated entities facility as defined in section 135.61, subsection 14, in this state or within the service area of the hospital or hospitals operating the facility. The service area shall not extend more than seventy-five miles from the state border. Owners and opera- tors of small quantity generators of infectious medical waste who do not treat or dispose of the waste generated by the small quantity generator shall take precautions to ensure the safety and well-being of the public and especially persons directly exposed to the waste in the course of disposal. The precautions shall include but are not limited to securing all sharps; separat- ing and securing infectious waste apart from general waste; clearly marking the waste to indi- cate that the waste is infectious; and ensuring that the waste is stored, transported, treated, and disposed of in a safe and secure manner. The department, in cooperation with the Iowa department of public health, shall adopt rules defining small quantity generators of infectious waste subject to the provisions of this subsection and which establish criteria for fulfilling the precautionary requirements established.