§ 8.1 Title
§ 8.2 Definitions
§ 8.3 Governor
§ 8.3A Capital project planning and budgeting — governor’s duties.
§ 8.4 Department of management
§ 8.5 General powers and duties
§ 8.6 Specific powers and duties
§ 8.7 Reporting of gifts and bequests received
§ 8.8 Special olympics fund — appropriation.
§ 8.9 Grants enterprise management office
§ 8.10 Facilitator’s duties.
§ 8.11 Grant applications — minority impact statements.
§ 8.21 Budget transmitted
§ 8.22 Nature and contents of budget
§ 8.22A Revenue estimating conference
§ 8.23 Annual departmental estimates
§ 8.24 Annual estimate of income
§ 8.25 Tentative budget
§ 8.26 Hearings
§ 8.27 Preparation of budget
§ 8.28 Supplemental estimates
§ 8.29 Regents universities — uniform accounting system.
§ 8.30 Availability of appropriations
§ 8.31 Allotments of appropriations — exceptions — modifications.
§ 8.32 Conditional availability of appropriations
§ 8.33 Time limit on obligations — reversion.
§ 8.34 Charging off unexpended appropriations
§ 8.35 General supervisory control
§ 8.35A Information to be given to legislative services agency
§ 8.36 Fiscal year
§ 8.36A Full-time equivalent positions
§ 8.37 Fiscal term
§ 8.38 Misuse of appropriations
§ 8.39 Use of appropriations — transfer.
§ 8.39A Transfer of moneys or positions — changes in tables of organization — notification.
§ 8.40 Penalty — removal — impeachment.
§ 8.41 Federal funds — deposit — block grant plans — affected political subdivisions.
§ 8.41A Federal recovery and reinvestment fund
§ 8.42 Payroll accrual account
§ 8.43 Salary adjustment fund
§ 8.44 Reporting additional funds received
§ 8.45 Purchase of real estate by state departments
§ 8.46 Lease-purchase — reporting.
§ 8.47 Service contracts
§ 8.51 Political subdivisions — fiscal year — unexpended funds.
§ 8.52 Planning responsibility
§ 8.53 GAAP deficit — GAAP implementation.
§ 8.54 General fund expenditure limitation
§ 8.55 Iowa economic emergency fund
§ 8.56 Cash reserve fund
§ 8.57 Annual appropriations — reduction of GAAP deficit — rebuild Iowa infrastructure fund — sports wagering receipts fund.
§ 8.57A Environment first fund
§ 8.57B Water quality infrastructure fund — creation — appropriations.
§ 8.57C Technology reinvestment fund
§ 8.57D Vertical infrastructure restricted capitals fund
§ 8.57E Taxpayer relief fund
§ 8.57F State bond repayment fund
§ 8.58 Exemption from automatic application
§ 8.59 Appropriations freeze
§ 8.60 Use of designated moneys
§ 8.61 Trust fund information
§ 8.62 Use of reversions
§ 8.63 Innovations fund
§ 8.69 Tim Shields center for governing excellence in Iowa
§ 8.70 Lean enterprise office
§ 8.75 Iowa skilled worker and job creation fund

Terms Used In Iowa Code > Chapter 8

  • Absent parent: means the parent who either cannot be located or who is located and is not residing with the child at the time the support collection or paternity determination services provided in sections 252B. See Iowa Code 252B.1
  • Accessible: means any of the following, unless otherwise provided in the support order:
  • Account: means "account" as defined in section 524. See Iowa Code 252I.1
  • Act: means the federal Social Security Act. See Iowa Code 252H.2
  • Administrator: means the administrator of the child support recovery unit of the department of human services, or the administrator's designee. See Iowa Code 252C.1
  • Administrator: means the administrator of the child support recovery unit of the department of human services or the administrator's designee. See Iowa Code 252F.1
  • Administrator: means the administrator of the division of the department designated by the director to administer this chapter. See Iowa Code 237A.1
  • Administrator: means the administrator of that division of the department designated by the director of human services to administer this chapter or the administrator's designee. See Iowa Code 237C.1
  • Advisory council: means a council appointed by the school board of directors of a charter school or an innovation zone consortium pursuant to section 256F. See Iowa Code 256F.2
  • 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.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • 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.
  • Applicant: means a person who files an application for participation in the family investment program under this chapter. See Iowa Code 239B.1
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Approved local program: means a school district's program for four-year-old children approved by the department of education to provide high quality preschool instruction. See Iowa Code 256C.1
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Assistance: means a family investment program payment. See Iowa Code 239B.1
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Attendance center: means a public school building that contains classrooms used for instructional purposes for elementary, middle, or secondary school students. See Iowa Code 256F.2
  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • Authority: means the Iowa advance funding authority created by this chapter. See Iowa Code 257C.3
  • Authority: means the Iowa higher education loan authority created by this chapter, and "members of the authority" means those persons appointed to the authority pursuant to section 261A. See Iowa Code 261A.4
  • Authority loans: means loans by the authority to institutions of higher education for the purpose of funding education loans. See Iowa Code 261A.4
  • Balanced budget: A budget in which receipts equal outlays.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Base year: means the school year ending during the calendar year in which a budget is certified. See Iowa Code 257.2
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Basic coverage: means health care coverage that at a minimum provides coverage for emergency care, inpatient and outpatient hospital care, physician services whether provided within or outside a hospital setting, and laboratory and x-ray services. See Iowa Code 252E.1
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Birthing hospital: means a private or public hospital licensed pursuant to chapter 135B that has a licensed obstetric unit or is licensed to provide obstetric services, or a licensed birthing center associated with a hospital. See Iowa Code 252A.2
  • Board: shall mean the state board of regents. See Iowa Code 262A.2
  • Board: shall mean the state board of regents. See Iowa Code 263A.1
  • Board: means the governing board of the authority created in section 257C. See Iowa Code 257C.3
  • Bond resolution: means a resolution of the authority and the trust agreement, if any, and any supplements or amendments to the resolution and agreement, authorizing the issuance of and providing for the terms and conditions applicable to obligations. See Iowa Code 261A.4
  • Bond service charges: means principal, including mandatory sinking fund requirements for retirement of obligations, and interest, and redemption premium, if any, required to be paid by the authority on obligations. See Iowa Code 261A.4
  • Bonds: shall mean revenue bonds which are payable solely and only from student fees and charges and institutional income received by the institution at which the project is being undertaken. See Iowa Code 262A.2
  • Bonds: means bonds, notes and other obligations issued by the authority pursuant to this chapter. See Iowa Code 257C.3
  • Bonds or notes: shall mean revenue bonds or revenue notes which are payable solely and only from hospital income. See Iowa Code 263A.1
  • Borrower: means a student who has received an education loan or a parent who has received or agreed to pay an education loan. See Iowa Code 261A.4
  • Borrower: means a student attending a covered institution in this state, or a parent or person in parental relation to such student, who obtains an educational loan from a lending institution to pay for or finance a student's higher education expenses. See Iowa Code 261F.1
  • Budget adjustment: means an adjustment to the regular program district cost of a school district for school districts in which the regular program district cost for a year would be less than the regular program district cost for the previous year. See Iowa Code 257.2
  • Budget year: means the school year beginning during the calendar year in which a budget is certified. See Iowa Code 257.2
  • Buildings and facilities: shall mean those academic buildings and other facilities used primarily for instructional and research purposes, including libraries, and such other administrative and service buildings and facilities as are deemed necessary by the board to provide supporting services to the instructional and research programs and activities of the institutions, including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, administrative offices, facilities for business services, auditoriums and concert halls, student services and extension and continuing education services, off-street parking areas and structures incidental to other buildings and facilities which are not primarily for parking purposes, garages, and storage and warehouse facilities, or any combination thereof. See Iowa Code 262A.2
  • Buildings and facilities: shall mean buildings to be used primarily for service, clinical instructional and clinical research purposes in the field of medicine with particular emphasis on the family practice of medicine and such other facilities as are deemed necessary by the board to support and carry out the service, instructional, and research objectives of the hospitals, medical clinics, and medical service laboratories of the institution, including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, hospital buildings, clinic buildings, laboratory buildings, clinical staff facilities, building for housing interns, resident physicians and nurses, and medical record and film storage buildings, or any combination thereof. See Iowa Code 263A.1
  • Career academy: means a career academy established under section 258. See Iowa Code 258.6
  • Caretaker: means a parent, relative, guardian, or another person who is responsible for paying foster care costs pursuant to chapter 234 or whose needs are included in an assistance payment made pursuant to chapter 239B. See Iowa Code 252C.1
  • Cash medical support: is a n obligation separate from any monetary amount a parent is ordered to pay for uncovered medical expenses pursuant to the guidelines established pursuant to section 598. See Iowa Code 252E.1
  • center: means a facility providing child care or preschool services for seven or more children, except when the facility is registered as a child development home. See Iowa Code 237A.1
  • Certificate of noncompliance: means a document provided by the child support recovery unit certifying that the named individual is not in compliance with any of the following:
  • Certificate of noncompliance: means a document provided by the unit certifying that the named person has outstanding liability placed with the unit and has not entered into an approved payment plan to pay the liability. See Iowa Code 272D.1
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Charter school: means a charter school established in accordance with this chapter. See Iowa Code 256F.2
  • Child: includes but shall not be limited to a stepchild, foster child, or legally adopted child and means a child actually or apparently under eighteen years of age, and a dependent person eighteen years of age or over who is unable to maintain the person's self and is likely to become a public charge. See Iowa Code 252A.2
  • Child: includes but shall not be limited to a stepchild, foster child or legally adopted child and means a child actually or apparently under eighteen years of age, and a dependent person eighteen years of age or over who is unable to maintain the person's self and is likely to become a public charge. See Iowa Code 252B.1
  • Child: means a person for whom child or medical support may be ordered pursuant to chapter 234, 239B, 252A, 252C, 252F, 252H, 252K, 598, 600B, or any other chapter of the Code or pursuant to a comparable statute of another state or foreign country. See Iowa Code 252E.1
  • Child: means a child as defined in section 252B. See Iowa Code 252H.2
  • Child: means a person who is less than age eighteen or a person who is age eighteen but less than age nineteen and is engaged full-time in completing high school graduation or equivalency requirements in a manner which is reasonably expected to result in completion of the requirements prior to the person reaching age nineteen. See Iowa Code 252F.1
  • Child: means either of the following:
  • Child: includes child by adoption. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Child: means an unmarried person who is less than eighteen years of age or an unmarried person who is eighteen years of age and is engaged full-time in completing high school graduation or equivalency requirements in a manner which is reasonably expected to result in completion of the requirements prior to the person reaching nineteen years of age. See Iowa Code 239B.1
  • Child care: means the care, supervision, and guidance of a child by a person other than the child's parent, guardian, or custodian for periods of less than twenty-four hours per day per child on a regular basis, but does not include care, supervision, and guidance of a child by any of the following:
  • Child care home: means a person or program providing child care to five or fewer children at any one time that is not registered to provide child care under this chapter, as authorized under section 237A. See Iowa Code 237A.1
  • Child development home: means a person or program registered under section 237A. See Iowa Code 237A.1
  • Child support agency: means child support agency as defined in section 252H. See Iowa Code 252B.1
  • Child support agency: means any state, county, or local office or entity of another state that has the responsibility for providing child support enforcement services under Tit. See Iowa Code 252H.2
  • child support recovery unit: means unit as defined in section 252B. See Iowa Code 252E.1
  • child support recovery unit: means the child support recovery unit created in section 252B. See Iowa Code 252I.1
  • children: means an individual or individuals under eighteen years of age. See Iowa Code 237C.1
  • Children requiring special education: includes children receiving special education services, who reach the age of twenty-one during an academic year, and who elect to receive special education services until the end of the academic year. See Iowa Code 256B.2
  • 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.
  • Combined district cost per pupil: is a n amount determined by adding together the regular program district cost per pupil for a year and the special education support services district cost per pupil for that year as calculated under section 257. See Iowa Code 257.2
  • Combined state cost per pupil: is a per pupil amount determined by adding together the regular program state cost per pupil for a year and the special education support services state cost per pupil for that year as calculated under section 257. See Iowa Code 257.2
  • Commission: means the college student aid commission created pursuant to section 261. See Iowa Code 261B.2
  • commission: means the midwestern higher education compact commission. See Iowa Code 261D.1
  • Committee: means the school budget review committee. See Iowa Code 257.2
  • Committee membership: Legislators are assigned to specific committees by their party. Seniority, regional balance, and political philosophy are the most prominent factors in the committee assignment process.
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Community spouse: means an individual who has not resided or is not likely to reside in a hospital or a health care facility for more than twenty-nine consecutive days and is married to an institutionalized spouse. See Iowa Code 249B.1
  • Community spouse resource allowance: means a resource amount established for a community spouse pursuant to state policy adopted in accordance with the federal Social Security Act, section 1924(f)(2), as codified in 42 U. See Iowa Code 249B.1
  • Compensation: means payment owed by the payor of income for:
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Concurrent enrollment: means any course offered to students in grades nine through twelve during the regular school year approved by the board of directors of a school district through a contractual agreement between a community college and the school district that meets the provisions of section 257. See Iowa Code 261E.2
  • Conference report: The compromise product negotiated by the conference committee. The "conference report" is submitted to each chamber for its consideration, such as approval or disapproval.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Contractor: means a natural person who is eighteen years of age or older, who performs labor in this state to whom a payor of income makes payments which are not subject to withholding and for whom the payor of income is required by the internal revenue service to complete a 1099-MISC form. See Iowa Code 252G.1
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • Cost of attendance: means the amount defined by the institution for the purpose of the guaranteed student loan program as defined under Tit. See Iowa Code 261A.4
  • Cost-of-living alteration: means a change in an existing child support order which equals an amount which is the amount of the support obligation following application of the percentage change of the consumer price index for all urban consumers, United States city average, as published in the federal register by the federal department of labor, bureau of labor statistics. See Iowa Code 252H.2
  • Course of instruction: means a postsecondary educational program that a school offers through in-person instruction, distance delivery, correspondence study methods, or any combination thereof. See Iowa Code 261B.2
  • Court: shall mean and include any court upon which jurisdiction has been conferred to determine the liability of persons for the support of dependents. See Iowa Code 252A.2
  • Court order: means a judgment or order requiring the payment of a set or determinable amount of monetary support. See Iowa Code 252C.1
  • Court order: means "support order" as defined in section 252J. See Iowa Code 252I.1
  • Court order: means a judgment or order of a court of this state or another state requiring the payment of a set or determinable amount of monetary support. See Iowa Code 249B.1
  • coverage: means providing and paying for the medical needs of a dependent through a health benefit plan. See Iowa Code 252E.1
  • Covered institution: includes an authorized agent of the educational institution, including an alumni association, booster club, or other organization directly or indirectly associated with or authorized by the institution or an employee of the institution. See Iowa Code 261F.1
  • Covered institution employee: means any employee, agent, contract employee, director, officer, or trustee of a covered institution. See Iowa Code 261F.1
  • Credit union: means "credit union" as defined in section 533. See Iowa Code 252I.1
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Days: means calendar days. See Iowa Code 252G.1
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • deed: is a pplied to an instrument conveying lands, but does not imply a sealed instrument; and the words "bond" and "indenture" do not necessarily imply a seal, and the word "undertaking" means a promise or security in any form. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Default insurance: means insurance insuring education loans, authority loans, or obligations against default. See Iowa Code 261A.4
  • Default reserve fund: means a fund established pursuant to a bond resolution for the purpose of securing education loans, authority loans, or obligations. See Iowa Code 261A.4
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Degree: means a postsecondary credential conferring on the recipient the title of associate, bachelor, master, or doctor, or an equivalent title, signifying educational attainment based on study which may be supplemented by experience or achievement testing. See Iowa Code 261B.2
  • Department: means the department of human services. See Iowa Code 252B.1
  • Department: means the department of human services. See Iowa Code 252C.1
  • Department: means the department of human services, which includes but is not limited to the child support recovery unit, or any comparable support enforcement agency of another state. See Iowa Code 252E.1
  • Department: means the department of education. See Iowa Code 256F.2
  • Department: means the department of human services. See Iowa Code 252G.1
  • Department: means the department of education. See Iowa Code 256.2
  • Department: means the department of education. See Iowa Code 256C.1
  • Department: means the department of education. See Iowa Code 258.6
  • Department: means the department of human services. See Iowa Code 237A.1
  • Department: means the department of human services. See Iowa Code 237C.1
  • Department: means the department of human services. See Iowa Code 239B.1
  • Department: means the department of education. See Iowa Code 261E.2
  • Department: means the department of human services. See Iowa Code 241.1
  • Department: means the department of human services. See Iowa Code 249.1
  • Department: means the department of human services. See Iowa Code 249A.2
  • Department: means the department of human services. See Iowa Code 249B.1
  • Dependent: shall mean and include a spouse, child, mother, father, grandparent, or grandchild who is in need of and entitled to support from a person who is declared to be legally liable for such support. See Iowa Code 252A.2
  • Dependent: means a child, or an obligee for whom a court may order health care coverage pursuant to section 252E. See Iowa Code 252E.1
  • Dependent: includes a spouse or child or any other person who is in need of and entitled to support from a person who is declared to be legally liable for the support of that dependent. See Iowa Code 252G.1
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Dependent child: means a person who meets the eligibility criteria established in chapter 234 or 239B and whose support is required by chapter 234, 239B, 252A, 252F, 598, or 600B. See Iowa Code 252C.1
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Determination of controlling order: means the process of identifying a child support order which must be recognized pursuant to section 252K. See Iowa Code 252H.2
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Director: means the director of human services. See Iowa Code 252B.1
  • Director: means the director of the department of education. See Iowa Code 256.2
  • Director: means the director of the department of education. See Iowa Code 256C.1
  • Director: means the director of the department of education. See Iowa Code 258.6
  • Director: means the director of human services. See Iowa Code 237A.1
  • Director: means the director of the department of education. See Iowa Code 261E.2
  • Director: means the director of the department of human services. See Iowa Code 241.1
  • Director: means the director of human services. See Iowa Code 249.1
  • Director: means the director of human services. See Iowa Code 249A.2
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Discretionary medical assistance: means mandatory medical assistance or optional medical assistance provided to medically needy individuals whose income and resources are in excess of eligibility limitations but are insufficient to meet all of the costs of necessary medical care and services, provided that if the assistance includes services in institutions for mental diseases or intermediate care facilities for persons with an intellectual disability, or both, for any group of such individuals, the assistance also includes for all covered groups of such individuals at least the care and services enumerated in Tit. See Iowa Code 249A.2
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Education loan: means a loan which is made by an institution to a student or parents of a student, or both, in amounts not in excess of the maximum amounts specified in rules adopted by the authority under chapter 17A to finance all or a portion of the cost of the student's attendance at the institution. See Iowa Code 261A.4
  • Educational loan: means any loan that is made, insured, or guaranteed under Tit. See Iowa Code 261F.1
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Eligible postsecondary institution: means an institution of higher learning under the control of the state board of regents, a community college established under chapter 260C, or an accredited private institution as defined in section 261. See Iowa Code 261E.2
  • Employee: means a natural person who performs labor in this state and is employed by an employer in this state for compensation and for whom the employer withholds federal or state tax liabilities from the employee's compensation. See Iowa Code 252G.1
  • Employer: includes any governmental entity and any labor organization. See Iowa Code 252G.1
  • Enroll: means to be eligible for and covered by a health benefit plan. See Iowa Code 252E.1
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Escheat: Reversion of real or personal property to the state when 1) a person dies without leaving a will and has no heirs, or 2) when the property (such as a bank account) has been inactive for a certain period of time. Source: OCC
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • 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.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • executor: includes administrator, and the term "administrator" includes executor, where the subject matter justifies such use. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Expenditures: means the total amounts paid from the general fund of a school district. See Iowa Code 257.2
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • facility: means a child care center, preschool, or a registered child development home. See Iowa Code 237A.1
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Family: means a family unit that includes at least one child and at least one parent or other specified relative of the child. See Iowa Code 239B.1
  • Family investment agreement: means the agreement developed with a participant in accordance with section 239B. See Iowa Code 239B.1
  • Family investment program: means the family investment program under this chapter. See Iowa Code 239B.1
  • Family investment program: means the family investment program eligibility requirements under chapter 239B, except to the extent federal law requires application of the eligibility requirements under Iowa Code 249A.2
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: A government corporation that insures the deposits of all national and state banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System. Source: OCC
  • Federal supplemental security income: means cash payments made to individuals by the United States government under Tit. See Iowa Code 249.1
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Financial institution: means "financial institution" as defined in 42 U. See Iowa Code 252I.1
  • 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
  • Forbearance: A means of handling a delinquent loan. A
  • 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
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • fraudulent means: means knowingly making or causing to be made a false statement or a misrepresentation of a material fact, knowingly failing to disclose a material fact, or committing a fraudulent practice. See Iowa Code 237A.29
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Gift: includes a gift of services, transportation, lodging, or meals, whether provided in kind, by purchase of a ticket, payment in advance, or reimbursement after the expense has been incurred. See Iowa Code 261F.1
  • Grace period: The number of days you'll have to pay your bill for purchases in full without triggering a finance charge. Source: Federal Reserve
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party 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.
  • Health benefit plan: means any policy or contract of insurance, indemnity, subscription or membership issued by an insurer, health service corporation, health maintenance organization, or any similar corporation or organization, any public coverage, or any self-insured employee benefit plan, for the purpose of covering medical expenses. See Iowa Code 252E.1
  • Hearsay: Statements by a witness who did not see or hear the incident in question but heard about it from someone else. Hearsay is usually not admissible as evidence in court.
  • Hospital income: shall mean the income and funds received by the hospitals, medical service clinics, and medical service laboratories of the state university of Iowa, including the proceeds of rates, fees, and charges for services rendered by said hospitals, clinics, and laboratories, but excluding state appropriations to the institution. See Iowa Code 263A.1
  • Impeachment: (1) The process of calling something into question, as in "impeaching the testimony of a witness." (2) The constitutional process whereby the House of Representatives may "impeach" (accuse of misconduct) high officers of the federal government for trial in the Senate.
  • Income: means all of the following:
  • Individual: means a parent, an obligor, or a putative father in a paternity or support proceeding. See Iowa Code 252J.1
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Innovation zone consortium: means a consortium of two or more school districts and an area education agency in which one or more of the school districts are located, that receives approval to establish an innovation zone school pursuant to this chapter. See Iowa Code 256F.2
  • Innovation zone school: means a public school administered by a principal that is, pursuant to an innovation zone school contract entered into by an innovation zone consortium pursuant to section 256F. See Iowa Code 256F.2
  • Institution: means a birthing hospital. See Iowa Code 252A.2
  • Institution: shall mean the state university of Iowa. See Iowa Code 263A.1
  • Institution: means a nonprofit educational institution located in Iowa not owned or controlled by the state or any political subdivision, agency, instrumentality, district, or city of the state, which is authorized by law to provide a program of education beyond the high school level and which meets all of the following requirements:
  • Institution: means a school district or eligible postsecondary institution delivering the instruction in a given program as authorized by this chapter. See Iowa Code 261E.2
  • Institutional income: shall mean income received by an institution from sources other than the following:
  • Institutionalized spouse: means a married individual who has resided or is likely to reside in a hospital or a health care facility for more than twenty-nine consecutive days. See Iowa Code 249B.1
  • institutions: shall mean the state university of Iowa, the Iowa state university of science and technology, the university of northern Iowa, and any other institution of higher learning under the jurisdiction of the state board of regents which offers a college program of four years or more, including any such institution the creation of which is hereafter authorized by the general assembly or which is placed under the jurisdiction of said board. See Iowa Code 262A.2
  • Insurer: means any entity, including a health service corporation, health maintenance organization, or any similar corporation or organization, or an employer offering self-insurance, that provides a health benefit plan, but does not include an entity that provides public coverage. See Iowa Code 252E.1
  • Intellectual disability: means a disability of children and adults who as a result of inadequately developed intelligence have a significant impairment in ability to learn or to adapt to the demands of society, and, if a diagnosis is required, "intellectual disability" means a diagnosis of mental retardation as defined in the diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders, fourth edition, text revised, published by the American psychiatric association. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Internet: means the federated international system that is composed of allied electronic communication networks linked by telecommunication channels, that uses standardized protocols, and that facilitates electronic communication services, including but not limited to use of the world wide web; the transmission of electronic mail or messages; the transfer of files and data or other electronic information; and the transmission of voice, image, and video. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Internet site: means a specific location on the internet that is determined by internet protocol numbers, by a domain name, or by both, including but not limited to domain names that use the designations ". See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Involvement with child care: means licensed or registered under this chapter, employed in a child care facility, residing in a child care facility, receiving public funding for providing child care, or providing child care as a child care home provider, or residing in a child care home. See Iowa Code 237A.1
  • JOBS program: means the promoting independence and self-sufficiency through employment job opportunities and basic skills program created in section 239B. See Iowa Code 239B.1
  • Joint resolution: A legislative measure which requires the approval of both chambers.
  • 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.
  • Labor organization: means any organization of any kind, or any agency, or employee representation committee or plan, in which employees participate and which exists for the purpose, in whole or in part, of dealing with employers concerning grievances, labor disputes, wages, rates of pay, hours of employment, or conditions of work. See Iowa Code 252G.1
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • lending institution: means a creditor as defined in section 103 of the federal Truth in Lending Act, 15 U. See Iowa Code 261F.1
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Liability: means a debt or obligation placed with the unit for collection that is greater than one thousand dollars. See Iowa Code 272D.1
  • License: includes licenses for hunting, fishing, boating, or other recreational activity. See Iowa Code 252J.1
  • License: includes licenses for hunting and fishing, or other recreational activity. See Iowa Code 272D.1
  • Licensed center: means a center issued a full or provisional license by the department under the provisions of this chapter or a center for which a license is being processed. See Iowa Code 237A.1
  • Licensee: means a person to whom a license has been issued, or who is seeking the issuance of a license. See Iowa Code 272D.1
  • Licensing authority: means a county treasurer, county recorder or designated depositary, the supreme court, or an instrumentality, agency, board, commission, department, officer, organization, or any other entity of the state, which has authority within this state to suspend or revoke a license or to deny the renewal or issuance of a license authorizing an individual to register or operate a motor vehicle or to engage in a business, occupation, profession, recreation, or industry. See Iowa Code 252J.1
  • Licensing authority: means the supreme court, or an instrumentality, agency, board, commission, department, officer, organization, or any other entity of the state, which has authority within this state to suspend or revoke a license or to deny the renewal or issuance of a license authorizing a person to engage in a business, occupation, profession, recreation, or industry. See Iowa Code 272D.1
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Life estate: A property interest limited in duration to the life of the individual holding the interest (life tenant).
  • Limited benefit plan: means a period of time in which a participant or member of a participant's family is either eligible for reduced assistance only or ineligible for any assistance under the family investment program, in accordance with section 239B. See Iowa Code 239B.1
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Majority leader: see Floor Leaders
  • Mandatory medical assistance: means payment of all or part of the costs of the care and services required to be provided by Tit. See Iowa Code 249A.2
  • Medicaid: means payment of all or part of the costs of the care and services made in accordance with Tit. See Iowa Code 249A.2
  • Medical assistance: means "mandatory medical assistance" "optional medical assistance" "discretionary medical assistance" or "Medicare cost sharing" as defined in section 249A. See Iowa Code 249B.1
  • Medical assistance: means "mandatory medical assistance" "optional medical assistance" "discretionary medical assistance" or "Medicare cost sharing" as each is defined in section 249A. See Iowa Code 249F.1
  • Medical support: means medical support as defined in section 252E. See Iowa Code 252C.1
  • Medical support: means either the provision of health care coverage or the payment of cash medical support. See Iowa Code 252E.1
  • Minor parent: means an applicant or participant parent who is less than eighteen years of age and has never been married. See Iowa Code 239B.1
  • Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
  • Miscellaneous income: means the receipts deposited to the general fund of the school district but not including any of the following:
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Modification: means either of the following:
     (1) A change, correction, or termination of an existing support order. See Iowa Code 252H.2
  • month: means a calendar month, and the word "year" and the abbreviation "A. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mother: means a mother of the child for whom paternity is being established. See Iowa Code 252F.1
  • National medical support notice: means a notice as prescribed under 42 U. See Iowa Code 252E.1
  • Natural person: means an individual and not a corporation, government, business trust, estate, partnership, proprietorship, or other legal entity, however organized. See Iowa Code 252G.1
  • Notes: means notes, warrants, loan agreements, and all other forms of evidence of indebtedness now or hereafter authorized for schools. See Iowa Code 257C.3
  • 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
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Obligations: means bonds, notes, or other evidences of indebtedness of the authority, including interest coupons pertaining thereto, issued under this chapter, including refunding bonds. See Iowa Code 261A.4
  • Obligee: means a parent or another natural person legally entitled to receive a support payment on behalf of a child. See Iowa Code 252E.1
  • Obligor: means the person legally responsible for the support of a child as defined in section 252D. See Iowa Code 252B.1
  • Obligor: means a parent or another natural person legally responsible for the support of a dependent. See Iowa Code 252E.1
  • Obligor: means a person who has been ordered by a court or administrative authority to pay support. See Iowa Code 252I.1
  • Obligor: means a natural person as defined in section 252G. See Iowa Code 252J.1
  • Obligor: means a person with a liability placed with the unit. See Iowa Code 272D.1
  • Open-end credit: A credit agreement (typically a credit card) that allows a customer to borrow against a preapproved credit line when purchasing goods and services. The borrower is only billed for the amount that is actually borrowed plus any interest due. (Also called a charge account or revolving credit.) Source: OCC
  • Optional medical assistance: means payment of all or part of the costs of any or all of the care and services authorized to be provided by Tit. See Iowa Code 249A.2
  • Order: means a support order entered pursuant to chapter 234, 252A, 252C, 252F, 252H, 252K, 598, 600B, or any other support chapter, or pursuant to a comparable statute of another state or foreign country, or an ex parte order entered pursuant to section 252E. See Iowa Code 252E.1
  • Outlays: Outlays are payments made (generally through the issuance of checks or disbursement of cash) to liquidate obligations. Outlays during a fiscal year may be for payment of obligations incurred in prior years or in the same year.
  • overpayment: includes such funds for which the provider's administrative and judicial review remedies under Iowa Code 249A.2
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Parent: means , for the purposes of requesting a review of a support order and for being entitled to notice under this chapter:
     (1) The individual ordered to pay support pursuant to the order. See Iowa Code 252H.2
  • Parent: means a parent or guardian of a student at an institution. See Iowa Code 261A.4
  • Participant: means a person who is receiving full or partial family investment program assistance. See Iowa Code 239B.1
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Party: means a petitioner, a respondent, or a person who intervenes in a proceeding instituted under this chapter. See Iowa Code 252A.2
  • Party: means a putative father or a mother, as named in an action. See Iowa Code 252F.1
  • Paternity is at issue: means any of the following conditions:
  • Paternity test: means and includes any form of blood, tissue, or genetic testing administered to determine the biological father of a child. See Iowa Code 252F.1
  • payor: means and includes, but is not limited to, an obligor's employer, trustee, the state of Iowa and all governmental subdivisions and agencies and any other person from whom an obligor receives income. See Iowa Code 252D.16
  • Payor of income: includes both an employer and a person engaged in a trade or business in this state who engages a contractor for compensation. See Iowa Code 252G.1
  • Person: means a public or private person, firm, partnership, association, corporation or other body. See Iowa Code 261A.4
  • 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
  • Person: means a licensee. See Iowa Code 272D.1
  • personal property: include money, goods, chattels, evidences of debt, and things in action. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • persons with mental illness: include persons with psychosis, persons who are severely depressed, and persons with any type of mental disease or mental disorder, except that mental illness does not refer to intellectual disability, or to insanity, diminished responsibility, or mental incompetency as defined and used in the Iowa criminal code or in the rules of criminal procedure, Iowa court rules. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Petitioner: includes each dependent person for whom support is sought in a proceeding instituted pursuant to this chapter or a mother or putative father of a dependent. See Iowa Code 252A.2
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Plan administrator: means the employer or sponsor that offers the health benefit plan or the person to whom the duty of plan administrator is delegated by the employer or sponsor offering the health benefit plan, by written agreement of the parties. See Iowa Code 252E.1
  • Postsecondary educational expenses: means any of the expenses that are included as part of a student's cost of attendance as defined in Tit. See Iowa Code 261F.1
  • Poverty level: means the poverty level defined by the most recently revised poverty income guidelines published by the United States department of health and human services. See Iowa Code 237A.1
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Preferred lender arrangement: means an arrangement or agreement between a lender and a covered institution under which the lender provides or otherwise issues educational loans to borrowers and which relates to the covered institution recommending, promoting, or endorsing the educational loan product of the lender. See Iowa Code 261F.1
  • Preferred lender list: means a list of at least three recommended or suggested, unaffiliated lending institutions that a covered institution makes available for use, in print or any other medium or form, by borrowers, prospective borrowers, or others. See Iowa Code 261F.1
  • Preschool: means a child care facility which provides to children ages three through five, for periods of time not exceeding three hours per day, programs designed to help the children to develop intellectual skills, social skills, and motor skills, and to extend their interest and understanding of the world about them. See Iowa Code 237A.1
  • Preschool program: means the statewide preschool program for four-year-old children created in accordance with this chapter. See Iowa Code 256C.1
  • Presence: means a location in Iowa at which a student participates in any structured activity related to a school's distance education course of instruction, with the exception of proctored examinations. See Iowa Code 261B.2
  • Primary care provider: means a physician who provides primary care who is a family or general practitioner, a pediatrician, an internist, an obstetrician, or a gynecologist; an advanced registered nurse practitioner; or a physician assistant. See Iowa Code 252E.1
  • Private educational loan: means a private loan provided by a lender that is not made, insured, or guaranteed under Tit. See Iowa Code 261F.1
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Project: shall mean the acquisition by gift, purchase, lease, or construction of buildings and facilities which are deemed necessary by the board for the proper performance of the instructional, research and service functions of the institutions, and additions to buildings and facilities, the reconstruction, completion, equipment, improvement, repair or remodeling of buildings and facilities, including the demolition of existing buildings and facilities which are to be replaced, the acquisition of air rights and the construction of projects thereon, and the acquisition of property of every kind and description, whether real, personal or mixed, for buildings and facilities by gift, purchase, lease, condemnation or otherwise and the improvement of the same, or any combination of the foregoing. See Iowa Code 262A.2
  • Project: shall mean the acquisition by gift, purchase, lease, or construction of buildings and facilities and additions to such buildings and facilities, the reconstruction, completion, equipment, improvement, repair, or remodeling of buildings and facilities, including the demolition of existing buildings and facilities which are to be replaced, and the acquisition of property of every kind and description, whether real, personal or mixed, for buildings and facilities by gift, purchase, lease, condemnation, or otherwise and the improvement of the same or any combination of the foregoing. See Iowa Code 263A.1
  • property: includes personal and real property. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Property tax adjustment: means state aid distributed to those school districts in which the property tax revenues generated under this chapter would be higher than the revenues generated under Iowa Code 257.2
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Provider: means an individual, firm, corporation, association, or institution which is providing or has been approved to provide medical assistance to recipients under this chapter. See Iowa Code 249A.2
  • Public assistance: means foster care costs paid by the department pursuant to chapter 234 or assistance provided pursuant to chapter 239B. See Iowa Code 252C.1
  • Public assistance: means benefits received in this state or any other state, under Tit. See Iowa Code 252H.2
  • Public coverage: means health care benefits provided by any form of federal or state medical assistance, including but not limited to benefits provided under chapter 249A or 514I, or under comparable laws of another state, foreign country, or Indian nation or tribe. See Iowa Code 252E.1
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Putative father: means a man who is alleged to be or who claims to be the biological father of a child born to a woman to whom the man is not married at the time of the birth of the child. See Iowa Code 252A.2
  • Putative father: means a person alleged to be the biological father of a child. See Iowa Code 252F.1
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • real property: include lands, tenements, hereditaments, and all rights thereto and interests therein, equitable as well as legal. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Recipient: means a person who receives medical assistance under this chapter. See Iowa Code 249A.2
  • Registry: means the central employee registry created in section 252G. See Iowa Code 252G.1
  • Rehire: means the first day for which an employee is owed compensation by the payor of income following a termination of employment lasting a minimum of six consecutive weeks. See Iowa Code 252G.1
  • 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.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • 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.
  • Resident parent: means the parent with whom the child is residing at the time the support collection or paternity determination services provided in sections 252B. See Iowa Code 252B.1
  • Respondent: includes each person against whom a proceeding is instituted pursuant to this chapter. See Iowa Code 252A.2
  • Responsible person: means a parent, relative, guardian, or another person legally liable for the support of a child or a child's caretaker. See Iowa Code 252C.1
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Revenue sharing arrangement: means an arrangement between a covered institution and a lender in which the lender provides or issues educational loans to persons attending the institution or on behalf of persons attending the institution and the covered institution recommends the lender or the educational loan products of the lender, in exchange for which the lender pays a fee or provides other material benefits, including revenue or profit sharing, to the institution or officers, employees, or agents of the institution. See Iowa Code 261F.1
  • Review: means an objective evaluation conducted through a proceeding before a court, administrative body, or an agency, of information necessary for the application of a state's mandatory child support guidelines to determine:
     (1) The appropriate monetary amount of support. See Iowa Code 252H.2
  • road: include public bridges, and may be held equivalent to the words "county way" "county road" "common road" and "state road". See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Rule: includes "regulation". See Iowa Code 4.1
  • School: includes each public school district as defined in chapter 274, area education agency as defined in chapter 273 and community college as defined in chapter 260C. See Iowa Code 257C.3
  • School: means kindergarten or a higher grade level. See Iowa Code 237A.1
  • School: means an agency of the state or political subdivision of the state, individual, partnership, company, firm, society, trust, association, corporation, or any combination which meets any of the following criteria:
  • School board: means a board of directors regularly elected by the registered voters of a school district. See Iowa Code 256F.2
  • School board: means the board of directors of a school district or a collaboration of boards of directors of school districts. See Iowa Code 261E.2
  • School district: means a school corporation organized under chapter 274. See Iowa Code 257.2
  • School district approved to participate in the preschool program: means a school district that meets the school district requirements under section 256C. See Iowa Code 256C.1
  • seal: shall include an impression upon the paper alone, or upon wax, a wafer affixed to the paper, or an official stamp of a notarial officer as provided in chapter 9B. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Signature: includes an electronic signature as defined in section 554D. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Special education: means classroom, home, hospital, institutional, or other instruction designed to meet the needs of children requiring special education as defined in this subsection; transportation and corrective and supporting services required to assist children requiring special education, as defined in this subsection, in taking advantage of, or responding to, educational programs and opportunities, as defined by rules of the state board of education. See Iowa Code 256B.2
  • Specified relative: means a person who is, or was at any time, one of the following relatives of an applicant or participant child, by means of blood relationship, marriage, or adoption, or is a spouse of one of the following relatives:
  • State: means "state" as defined in chapter 252K. See Iowa Code 252H.2
  • 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 education. See Iowa Code 256F.2
  • State board: means the state board of education. See Iowa Code 256.2
  • State board: means the state board of education. See Iowa Code 256C.1
  • State board: means the state board for career and technical education as provided in section 258. See Iowa Code 258.6
  • State board: means the state board of education. See Iowa Code 261E.2
  • State child care advisory committee: means the state child care advisory committee established pursuant tosection 135. See Iowa Code 237A.1
  • State percent of growth: means the percent of growth which is established by statute pursuant to section 257. See Iowa Code 257.2
  • State registrar: means state registrar as defined in section 144. See Iowa Code 252A.2
  • State supplementary assistance: means cash payments made to individuals:
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Student: means a person who enrolls in or seeks to enroll in a course of instruction offered or conducted by a school. See Iowa Code 261B.2
  • Student: includes an individual attending an accredited nonpublic school or the Iowa school for the deaf or the Iowa braille and sight saving school for purposes of sections 261E. See Iowa Code 261E.2
  • Student fees and charges: shall mean all tuitions, fees, and charges for general or special purposes levied against and collected from students attending the institutions except rates, fees, rentals, or charges imposed and collected under any of the following provisions:
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • Subpoena or warrant: means a subpoena or warrant relating to a paternity or support proceeding initiated or obtained by the unit or a child support agency as defined in section 252H. See Iowa Code 252J.1
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Supplemental state aid: means the amount by which state cost per pupil and district cost per pupil will increase from one budget year to the next as the result of the state percent of growth. See Iowa Code 257.2
  • Support: means support or support payments as defined in section 252D. See Iowa Code 252J.1
  • Support order: means an order for support issued pursuant to this chapter, chapter 232, 234, 252A, 252C, 252E, 252F, 598, 600B, or any other applicable chapter, or under a comparable statute of another state or foreign country as registered with the clerk of court or certified to the child support recovery unit. See Iowa Code 252H.2
  • Support order: means an order for support issued pursuant to chapter 232, 234, 252A, 252C, 252D, 252E, 252F, 252H, 598, 600B, or any other applicable chapter, or under a comparable statute of another state or foreign country as registered with the clerk of the district court or certified to the child support recovery unit. See Iowa Code 252J.1
  • support payments: means any amount which the court or administrative agency may require a person to pay for the benefit of a child under a temporary order or a final judgment or decree entered under chapter 232, 234, 252A, 252C, 252F, 252H, 598, 600B, or any other comparable chapter, and may include child support, maintenance, medical support as defined in chapter 252E, spousal support, and any other term used to describe these obligations. See Iowa Code 252D.16
  • support payments: means "support" or "support payments" as defined in section 252D. See Iowa Code 252I.1
  • Telecommunications: means narrowcast communications through systems that are directed toward a narrowly defined audience and includes interactive live communications. See Iowa Code 256.2
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • 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.
  • Transfer of assets: means any transfer or assignment of a legal or equitable interest in property, as defined in section 702. See Iowa Code 249F.1
  • Transferee: means the person who receives a transfer of assets. See Iowa Code 249F.1
  • Transferor: means the person who makes a transfer of assets. See Iowa Code 249F.1
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Truth in Lending Act: The Truth in Lending Act is a federal law that requires lenders to provide standardized information so that borrowers can compare loan terms. In general, lenders must provide information on Source: OCC
  • undertaking: means a promise or security in any form. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Unexpended fund balance: means a school district's unreserved and undesignated fund balances. See Iowa Code 257.2
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • Unit: means the child support recovery unit created in section 252B. See Iowa Code 252B.1
  • unit: means the child support recovery unit created pursuant to section 252B. See Iowa Code 252H.2
  • Unit: means the child support recovery unit created in section 252B. See Iowa Code 252F.1
  • Unit: means the child support recovery unit created in section 252B. See Iowa Code 252G.1
  • Unit: means the child support recovery unit created in section 252B. See Iowa Code 252J.1
  • Unit: means the centralized collection unit of the department of revenue. See Iowa Code 272D.1
  • United States: includes all the states. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • week: means seven consecutive days. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Withdrawal of a certificate of noncompliance: means a document provided by the unit certifying that the certificate of noncompliance is withdrawn and that the licensing authority may proceed with issuance, reinstatement, or renewal of an individual's license. See Iowa Code 252J.1
  • Withdrawal of a certificate of noncompliance: means a document provided by the unit certifying that the certificate of noncompliance is withdrawn and that the licensing authority may proceed with issuance, reinstatement, or renewal of the person's license. See Iowa Code 272D.1
  • Work-based learning: means opportunities and experiences that include but are not limited to tours, job shadowing, rotations, mentoring, entrepreneurship, service learning, internships, and apprenticeships. See Iowa Code 258.6
  • Work-based learning intermediary network: means the statewide work-based learning intermediary network established pursuant to section 256. See Iowa Code 258.6
  • Working days: means only Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, but excluding the holidays specified in section 1C. See Iowa Code 252I.1
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.
  • year: means twelve consecutive months. See Iowa Code 4.1