Terms Used In Iowa Code 280.17A

  • Nonpublic school: means any school, other than a public school, which is accredited pursuant to section 256. See Iowa Code 280.2
  • Public school: means any school directly supported in whole or in part by taxation. See Iowa Code 280.2
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" may include the said district and territories. See Iowa Code 4.1
 The board of directors of a public school and the authorities in control of a nonpublic school shall prescribe procedures requiring school officials to report to local law enforcement agencies any dangerous weapon, as defined in section 702.7, possessed on school premises in violation of school policy or state law.