§ 137.101 Title and purpose
§ 137.102 Definitions
§ 137.103 Local boards of health — jurisdiction.
§ 137.104 Local boards of health — powers and duties.
§ 137.105 Local boards of health — membership and meetings.
§ 137.106 District boards of health — request to form.
§ 137.107 Request reviewed by state department
§ 137.108 Initial appointment of district board of health
§ 137.109 Organizational structure of district board
§ 137.110 District personnel
§ 137.111 District treasurer and auditor
§ 137.112 District public health fund — budget.
§ 137.113 Adding to district
§ 137.114 Withdrawal from district
§ 137.115 Dissolution of county boards
§ 137.116 Emergency request for funds
§ 137.117 Penalties — criminal and civil.
§ 137.118 Individual choice of treatment
§ 137.119 Adoption of rules

Terms Used In Iowa Code > Chapter 137

  • City board: means a city board of health in existence prior to July 1, 2010. See Iowa Code 137.102
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Council: means a city council. See Iowa Code 137.102
  • County board: means a county board of health. See Iowa Code 137.102
  • Director: means the director of public health. See Iowa Code 137.102
  • District: means any two or more geographically contiguous counties. See Iowa Code 137.102
  • District board: means a board of health representing at least two geographically contiguous counties formed with approval of the state department in accordance with this chapter, or any district board of health in existence prior to July 1, 2010. See Iowa Code 137.102
  • District health department: refers to the personnel and property under the jurisdiction of a district board. See Iowa Code 137.102
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • following: when used by way of reference to a chapter or other part of a statute mean the next preceding or next following chapter or other part. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Local board of health: means a city, county, or district board of health. See Iowa Code 137.102
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Officers: means a local board of health chairperson, vice chairperson, and secretary, and other officers which may be named at the discretion of the local board of health. See Iowa Code 137.102
  • 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: includes personal and real property. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Rule: includes "regulation". See Iowa Code 4.1
  • 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
  • State board: means the state board of health. See Iowa Code 137.102
  • State department: means the Iowa department of public health. See Iowa Code 137.102