§ 9I.1 Definitions
§ 9I.2 Alien rights
§ 9I.3 Restriction on agricultural land holdings
§ 9I.4 Development of land acquired for nonfarming purposes
§ 9I.5 Land acquired by devise or descent
§ 9I.6 Change of status — divestment.
§ 9I.7 Registration
§ 9I.8 Reports
§ 9I.9 Lessees conducting research or experiments
§ 9I.10 Enforcement
§ 9I.11 Escheat
§ 9I.12 Penalty — failure to timely file.

Terms Used In Iowa Code > Chapter 9I

  • Annuity issuer: means an issuer that has issued an insurance contract used to fund periodic payments under a structured settlement. See Iowa Code 682.2
  • appellate court: means and includes both the supreme court and the court of appeals. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Asset: means property of a debtor, but does not include any of the following:
  • Child: includes child by adoption. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • claim for relief: means a right to payment, whether or not the right is reduced to judgment, liquidated, unliquidated, fixed, contingent, matured, unmatured, disputed, undisputed, legal, equitable, secured, or unsecured. See Iowa Code 684.1
  • 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
  • Creditor: means a person that has a claim. See Iowa Code 684.1
  • Debt: means liability on a claim. See Iowa Code 684.1
  • Debtor: means a person that is liable on a claim. See Iowa Code 684.1
  • 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
  • Dependents: means a payee's spouse and minor children and all other family members and other persons for whom the payee is legally obligated to provide support, including alimony. See Iowa Code 682.2
  • Discounted present value: means the fair present value of future payments, as determined by discounting such payments to the present using the most recently published applicable federal rate for determining the present value of an annuity, as issued by the United States internal revenue service. See Iowa Code 682.2
  • Electronic: means relating to technology having electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical, electromagnetic, or similar capabilities. See Iowa Code 684.1
  • 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
  • Gross advance amount: means the sum payable to the payee or for the payee's account as consideration for a transfer of structured settlement payment rights before any reductions for transfer expenses or other deductions to be made from such consideration. See Iowa Code 682.2
  • Independent professional advice: means advice of an attorney, certified public accountant, actuary, or other licensed professional advisor. See Iowa Code 682.2
  • Insider: includes all of the following:
  • Interested parties: means , with respect to a structured settlement, the payee, a beneficiary irrevocably designated under the annuity contract to receive payments following the payee's death, the annuity issuer, the structured settlement obligor, and any other party that has continuing rights or obligations under the structured settlement. See Iowa Code 682.2
  • Lien: means a charge against or an interest in property to secure payment of a debt or performance of an obligation, and includes a security interest created by agreement, a judicial lien obtained by legal or equitable process or proceedings, a common-law lien, or a statutory lien. See Iowa Code 684.1
  • Livestock: includes but is not limited to an animal classified as an ostrich, rhea, or emu. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Mediation: means a process in which a mediator facilitates communication and negotiation between parties to assist them in reaching a voluntary agreement regarding their dispute. See Iowa Code 679C.102
  • Mediation communication: means a statement, whether oral or in a record, verbal or nonverbal, that occurs during a mediation or is made for purposes of considering, conducting, participating in, initiating, continuing, or reconvening a mediation or retaining a mediator. See Iowa Code 679C.102
  • Mediation party: means an individual who participates in a mediation and whose agreement is necessary to resolve the dispute. See Iowa Code 679C.102
  • Mediator: means an individual who conducts a mediation. See Iowa Code 679C.102
  • Net advance amount: means the gross advance amount less the aggregate amount of the actual and estimated transfer expenses required to be disclosed under section 682. See Iowa Code 682.2
  • Nonparty participant: means a person, other than a mediation party or mediator, that participates in a mediation. See Iowa Code 679C.102
  • 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
  • Organization: means a person other than an individual. See Iowa Code 684.1
  • Payee: means an individual who is receiving tax-free payments under a structured settlement and proposes to make a transfer of payment rights. See Iowa Code 682.2
  • Person: means an individual, estate, business or nonprofit entity, public corporation, government or governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality, or other legal entity. See Iowa Code 684.1
  • 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 an individual; corporation; business trust; estate; trust; partnership; limited liability company; association; joint venture; government; governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality; public corporation; or any other legal or commercial entity. See Iowa Code 679C.102
  • personal property: include money, goods, chattels, evidences of debt, and things in action. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Proceeding: means any of the following:
  • Property: means anything that may be the subject of ownership. See Iowa Code 684.1
  • property: includes personal and real property. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • real property: include lands, tenements, hereditaments, and all rights thereto and interests therein, equitable as well as legal. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Iowa Code 684.1
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Iowa Code 679C.102
  • Responsible administrative authority: means , with respect to a structured settlement, any government authority vested by law with exclusive jurisdiction over the settled claim resolved by the structured settlement. See Iowa Code 682.2
  • Rule: includes "regulation". See Iowa Code 4.1
  • 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
  • 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
  • Structured settlement: means an arrangement for periodic payment of damages for personal injuries established by settlement or judgment in resolution of a tort claim or for periodic payments in settlement of a workers' compensation claim. See Iowa Code 682.2
  • Structured settlement agreement: means the agreement, judgment, stipulation, or release embodying the terms of a structured settlement. See Iowa Code 682.2
  • Structured settlement obligor: means , with respect to a structured settlement, the party that has the continuing periodic payment obligation to the payee under a structured settlement agreement or a qualified assignment agreement. See Iowa Code 682.2
  • Structured settlement payment rights: means rights to receive periodic payments under a structured settlement, whether from the structured settlement obligor or the annuity issuer, if any of the following exists:
  • Terms of the structured settlement: means , with respect to a structured settlement, the terms of the structured settlement agreement, the annuity contract, any qualified assignment agreement, and any order or approval of any court or responsible administrative authority or other government authority authorizing or approving the structured settlement. See Iowa Code 682.2
  • Transfer: means every mode, direct or indirect, absolute or conditional, voluntary or involuntary, of disposing of or parting with an asset or an interest in an asset, and includes payment of money, release, lease, license, and creation of a lien or other encumbrance. See Iowa Code 684.1
  • Transfer: means any sale, assignment, pledge, hypothecation, or other alienation or encumbrance of structured settlement payment rights made by a payee for consideration. See Iowa Code 682.2
  • Transfer agreement: means the agreement providing for transfer of structured settlement payment rights. See Iowa Code 682.2
  • Transfer expenses: means all expenses of a transfer that are required under the transfer agreement to be paid by the payee or deducted from the gross advance amount, including, without limitation, court filing fees, attorney fees, escrow fees, lien recordation fees, judgment and lien search fees, finders' fees, commissions, and other payments to a broker or other intermediary. See Iowa Code 682.2
  • Transferee: means a party acquiring or proposing to acquire structured settlement payment rights through a transfer. See Iowa Code 682.2
  • United States: includes all the states. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • Valid lien: means a lien that is effective against the holder of a judicial lien subsequently obtained by legal or equitable process or proceedings. See Iowa Code 684.1
  • week: means seven consecutive days. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • year: means twelve consecutive months. See Iowa Code 4.1