§ 694.1 Definitions
§ 694.2 Complaint of missing person
§ 694.3 Report on missing person
§ 694.4 Dissemination of report
§ 694.5 Unemancipated minors
§ 694.6 False information — penalty.
§ 694.10 Missing person information clearinghouse

Terms Used In Iowa Code > Chapter 694

  • Child: includes child by adoption. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Missing person: means a person who is missing and meets one of the following characteristics:
  • 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
  • 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
  • Unemancipated minor: means a minor who has not married and who resides with a parent or other legal guardian. See Iowa Code 694.1
  • week: means seven consecutive days. See Iowa Code 4.1