456A.13  Officers and employees--peace officer status.

The director shall employ the number of assistants, including a professionally trained state forester, that are necessary to carry out the duties imposed on the commission; and, under the same conditions, the director shall appoint the number of full-time officers and supervisory personnel that are necessary to enforce all laws of the state and rules and regulations of the commission. The full-time officers and supervisory personnel have the same powers that are conferred by law on peace officers in the enforcement of all laws of the state of Iowa and the apprehension of violators. A person appointed as a full-time officer shall be at least twenty-one years of age on the date of appointment and shall not be employed as a full- time officer after attaining the age of sixty-five. "Full- time officer" means any person appointed by the director to enforce the laws of this state.

Section History: Early form

  [C73, § 4052; C97, § 2540; SS15, § 2539, 2540; C24, 27, § 1715; C31, § 1703-d20, -d22, 1715; C35, § 1703-g13, -g15; C39, § 1703.40, 1703.42; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, § 107.13, 107.15; C73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 107.13]

Section History: Recent form

  86 Acts, ch 1245, § 1828, 1854

  C93, § 456A.13

  98 Acts, ch 1183, §114

Internal References

  Referred to in §97B.49B, 97B.49G, 161A.42, 456A.12, 481A.68, 801.4

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