19A.2  Definitions.

When used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:

1.  "Appointing authority" means the chairperson or person in charge of any agency of the state government including, but not limited to, boards, bureaus, commissions, and departments, or an employee designated to act for an appointing authority.

2.  "Department" means the department of personnel.

3.  "Director" means the director of the department of personnel.

4.  "Merit system" means the merit system established under this chapter.

Section History: Early form

  [C71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 19A.2]

Section History: Recent form

  86 Acts, ch 1245, § 203; 97 Acts, ch 28, §2

Internal References

  Referred to in § 19A.24

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