As used in 305B chapter, unless the context requires otherwise:
 1. “Claimant” means a person who files a notice of intent to preserve an interest in property on loan to a museum as provided in section 305B.8.

Terms Used In Iowa Code 305B.2

  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Lender: means a person whose name appears on the records of the museum as the person legally entitled to property held or owing by the museum. See Iowa Code 305B.2
  • Loan: means a deposit of property not accompanied by a transfer of title to the property. See Iowa Code 305B.2
  • Museum: includes , but is not limited to, historical societies, historic sites or landmarks, parks, monuments, and libraries. See Iowa Code 305B.2
  • person: means individual, corporation, limited liability company, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, or any other legal entity. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Property: means a tangible object, animate or inanimate, under a museum's care which has intrinsic historic, artistic, scientific, or cultural value. See Iowa Code 305B.2
 2. “Claimant’s address” means the most recent address as shown on a notice of intent to preserve an interest in property on loan to a museum, or notice of change of address, which notice is on file with the museum.
 3. “Lender” means a person whose name appears on the records of the museum as the person legally entitled to property held or owing by the museum.
 4. “Lender’s address” means the most recent address as shown on the museum’s records pertaining to the property on loan from the lender.
 5. “Loan” means a deposit of property not accompanied by a transfer of title to the property.
 6. “Museum” means an institution located in Iowa operated by a nonprofit corporation or a public agency, primarily for educational, scientific, historic preservation, or aesthetic purposes, which owns, borrows, cares for, exhibits, studies, archives, or catalogs property. “Museum” includes, but is not limited to, historical societies, historic sites or landmarks, parks, monuments, and libraries.
 7. “Property” means a tangible object, animate or inanimate, under a museum’s care which has intrinsic historic, artistic, scientific, or cultural value.
 8. “Undocumented property” means property in the possession of a museum for which the museum cannot determine by reference to the museum’s records the property’s owner.