§ 321J.1 Definitions
§ 321J.1A Drunk driving public education campaign — pamphlets.
§ 321J.2 Operating while under the influence of alcohol or a drug or while having an alcohol concentration of .08 or more (OWI)
§ 321J.2A Persons under the age of twenty-one
§ 321J.2B Parental and school notification — persons under eighteen years of age.
§ 321J.3 Substance abuse evaluation or treatment — rules.
§ 321J.4 Revocation of license — ignition interlock devices — temporary restricted license.
§ 321J.4A Surrender of registration and plates
§ 321J.4B Motor vehicle impoundment or immobilization — penalty — liability of vehicle owner.
§ 321J.5 Preliminary screening test
§ 321J.6 Implied consent to test
§ 321J.7 Dead or unconscious persons
§ 321J.8 Statement of officer
§ 321J.9 Refusal to submit — revocation.
§ 321J.10 Tests pursuant to warrants
§ 321J.10A Blood, breath, or urine specimen withdrawal without a warrant
§ 321J.11 Taking sample for test
§ 321J.12 Test result revocation
§ 321J.13 Hearing on revocation — appeal.
§ 321J.14 Judicial review
§ 321J.15 Evidence in any action
§ 321J.16 Proof of refusal admissible
§ 321J.17 Civil penalty — disposition — conditions for license reinstatement.
§ 321J.18 Other evidence
§ 321J.19 Information relayed to other states
§ 321J.20 Temporary restricted license— ignition interlock devices.
§ 321J.21 Driving while license suspended, denied, revoked, or barred
§ 321J.22 Drinking drivers course
§ 321J.23 Legislative findings
§ 321J.24 Court-ordered visitation for offenders — immunity from liability.
§ 321J.25 Youthful offender substance abuse awareness program

Terms Used In Iowa Code > Chapter 321J - Operating While Intoxicated

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Alcohol concentration: means the number of grams of alcohol per any of the following:
  • Alcoholic beverage: includes alcohol, wine, spirits, beer, or any other beverage which contains ethyl alcohol and is fit for human consumption. See Iowa Code 321J.1
  • Arrest: includes but is not limited to taking into custody pursuant to section 232. See Iowa Code 321J.1
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • Child: includes child by adoption. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • clerk: means clerk of the court in which the action or proceeding is brought or is pending; and the words "clerk's office" mean the office of that clerk. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Controlled substance: means any drug, substance, or compound that is listed in section 124. See Iowa Code 321J.1
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the state department of transportation. See Iowa Code 321J.1
  • Director: means the director of transportation or the director's designee. See Iowa Code 321J.1
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • 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
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • 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.
  • Magistrate: means a judicial officer appointed under chapter 602, article 6, part 4. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • oath: includes affirmation in all cases where an affirmation may be substituted for an oath, and in like cases the word "swear" includes "affirm". See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Peace officer: means :
  • 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
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • property: includes personal and real property. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Rule: includes "regulation". See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Serious injury: means the same as defined in section 702. See Iowa Code 321J.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
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • year: means twelve consecutive months. See Iowa Code 4.1