174.10  Appropriation--availability.

1.  Any moneys appropriated for county or local fairs shall be paid directly to each eligible society which conducts a fair which qualifies for funding.

2.  The association of Iowa fairs shall provide the Iowa state fair foundation with a list of each society in a county which is a member of the association and conducts a fair in that county as provided in this chapter. If a county has more than one fair, the association shall list the name of each society conducting a fair in that county for three or more years. The Iowa state fair foundation shall not authorize payment of state aid to a society, unless the society complies with section 174.9 and the name of the society appears on the association's list.

3.  The amount of state aid for each fair which is eligible for state aid shall be equal.

4.  If no society in a county qualifies to receive state aid, that county's share shall be divided equally among the counties with societies eligible for state aid, as provided in this section.

5.  The board of supervisors, upon receiving a petition seeking to designate an official county fair which meets the requirements of section 331.306, shall submit to the registered voters of the county at the next general election following submission of the petition or at a special election if requested by the petitioners at no cost to the county, the question of which fair shall be designated as the official county fair. Notice of the election shall be given as provided in section 49.53. The fair receiving a majority of the votes cast on the question shall be designated the official county fair.

Section History: Early form

  [R60, § 1698, 1704; C73, § 1110, 1112; C97, § 1661; S13, § 1659; SS15, § 1661-a; C24, 27, § 2902; C31, 35, § 2902-d1; C39, § 2902.1; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, S81, § 174.10; 81 Acts, ch 117, § 1023]

Section History: Recent form

  95 Acts, ch 67, § 53; 96 Acts, ch 1218, § 32; 97 Acts, ch 215, §35

Internal References

  Referred to in § 174.11, 174.12, 331.303

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