House File 883 - Enrolled

PAG LIN

  1  1                                     HOUSE FILE 883
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  1  3                             AN ACT
  1  4 TO LEGALIZE ACTIONS TAKEN AND PROCEEDINGS CONDUCTED BY THE
  1  5    STATE OF IOWA, LINN COUNTY, THE CITY OF CEDAR RAPIDS, AND
  1  6    THREE SCHOOL DISTRICTS INCLUDING THE CEDAR RAPIDS COMMUNITY
  1  7    SCHOOL DISTRICT, THE COLLEGE COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT, AND
  1  8    THE LINN=MAR COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT, WHICH RELATE TO
  1  9    ERRONEOUSLY ESTABLISHED BOUNDARIES, AND PROVIDING AN
  1 10    EFFECTIVE DATE.
  1 11
  1 12    WHEREAS, the boundary between the Cedar Rapids community
  1 13 school district and the College community school district was
  1 14 changed in 1985 and the boundary between the Cedar Rapids
  1 15 community school district and the Linn=Mar community school
  1 16 district was changed in 1998; and
  1 17    WHEREAS, the boundary changes were erroneously made by the
  1 18 office of city assessor of the city of Cedar Rapids as a
  1 19 result of the annexation of land in Linn county by the city of
  1 20 Cedar Rapids for inclusion within the territorial jurisdiction
  1 21 of the city; and
  1 22    WHEREAS, the state of Iowa, Linn county, the city of Cedar
  1 23 Rapids, and the three school districts have continuously
  1 24 operated as if the erroneous boundaries were correct; NOW
  1 25 THEREFORE,
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  1 27 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA:
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  1 29    Section 1.  PRIOR PROCEEDINGS AND ACTIONS.  All proceedings
  1 30 conducted or actions taken by or on behalf of the state of
  1 31 Iowa, Linn county, the city of Cedar Rapids, the Cedar Rapids
  1 32 community school district, the College community school
  1 33 district, and the Linn=Mar community school district which
  1 34 were conducted or taken prior to the effective date of this
  1 35 Act are legalized, validated, and confirmed, if the
  2  1 proceedings were conducted or the actions were taken in
  2  2 reliance on the erroneous boundaries being correct, and if the
  2  3 actions taken or proceedings conducted were otherwise in
  2  4 accordance with state law.
  2  5    Sec. 2.  PROCEEDINGS AND ACTIONS DESCRIBED.  The
  2  6 proceedings conducted or actions taken as provided in section
  2  7 1 include but are not limited to the appropriation or
  2  8 allocation and expenditure of moneys, budgeting practices and
  2  9 decisions, the levy and collection of taxes, and the
  2 10 enrollment of students.
  2 11    Sec. 3.  FUTURE PROCEEDINGS AND ACTIONS.  All proceedings
  2 12 conducted or actions taken by or on behalf of the state of
  2 13 Iowa, Linn county, the city of Cedar Rapids, the Cedar Rapids
  2 14 community school district, the College community school
  2 15 district, and the Linn=Mar community school district which are
  2 16 conducted or taken on or after the effective date of this Act
  2 17 until June 30, 2006, as provided in sections 1 and 2 of this
  2 18 Act, are legalized, validated, and confirmed in the same
  2 19 manner as the proceedings conducted or actions taken pursuant
  2 20 to those sections.
  2 21    Sec. 4.  EFFECTIVE DATE.  This Act, being deemed of
  2 22 immediate importance, takes effect upon enactment.
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  2 25                                                             
  2 26                               CHRISTOPHER C. RANTS
  2 27                               Speaker of the House
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  2 30                                                             
  2 31                               JOHN P. KIBBIE
  2 32                               President of the Senate
  2 33
  2 34    I hereby certify that this bill originated in the House and
  2 35 is known as House File 883, Eighty=first General Assembly.
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  3  4                               MARGARET THOMSON
  3  5                               Chief Clerk of the House
  3  6 Approved                , 2005
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  3 10 THOMAS J. VILSACK
  3 11 Governor