§ 544C.1 Definitions
§ 544C.2 Establishment of interior design examining board
§ 544C.3 Duties of the board
§ 544C.4 Expenses — compensation.
§ 544C.5 Qualifications for registration
§ 544C.6 Reciprocal registration
§ 544C.7 Registration issuance
§ 544C.8 Continuing education
§ 544C.9 Revocation, suspension, and nonissuance of registration
§ 544C.10 Unlawful use of title of “registered interior designer” — violations — penalty — consent agreement.
§ 544C.11 Injunction
§ 544C.12 Scope of chapter
§ 544C.13 Transition provisions

Terms Used In Iowa Code > Chapter 544C

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Board: means the interior design examining board established pursuant to this chapter. See Iowa Code 544C.1
  • Bureau: means the professional licensing and regulation bureau of the banking division of the department of commerce. See Iowa Code 544C.1
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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
  • Interior design: means the design of interior spaces including the preparation of documents relating to space planning, finish materials, furnishings, fixtures, and equipment, and the preparation of documents relating to interior construction that does not affect the mechanical or structural systems of a building. See Iowa Code 544C.1
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • 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.
  • property: includes personal and real property. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Registered interior designer: means a person registered under this chapter. See Iowa Code 544C.1
  • 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
  • year: means twelve consecutive months. See Iowa Code 4.1