House File 552 - Enrolled




                                             HOUSE FILE 552

                             AN ACT
 CONCERNING THE APPOINTMENT OF AIRPORT COMMISSIONERS.

 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA:

    Section 1.  Section 330.20, Code 2009, is amended to read
 as follows:
    330.20  APPOINTMENT OF COMMISSION == TERMS.
    When a majority of the voters favors airport control and
 management by a commission, the governing body shall, within
 ten days, appoint an airport commission of three or five
 resident voters members, each of whom shall be a resident of
 the city or county establishing the commission or a resident
 of a city or county in this state served by the airport.  At
 least two of the members of a three=member commission and at
 least three of the members of a five=member commission shall
 be residents of the city or county establishing the
 commission.  The governing body shall by ordinance set the
 commencement dates of office and the length of the terms of
 office which shall be no more than six and no less than three
 years.  The terms of the first appointees of a newly created
 commission shall be staggered by length of term and all
 subsequent appointments shall be for full terms.  The
 governing body shall also provide for staggered terms of
 office for the appointees of commissions existing on July 1,
 1991.  Vacancies shall be filled as original appointments are
 made.  Members of the airport commission shall serve without
 compensation.  Each commissioner shall execute and furnish a
 bond in an amount fixed by the governing body and filed with
 the city clerk of the city, or county auditor of the county,
 establishing the commission.  The commission shall elect from
 its own members a chairperson and a secretary who shall serve
 for a term as the commission shall determine.


                                                             
                               PATRICK J. MURPHY
                               Speaker of the House


                                                             
                               JOHN P. KIBBIE
                               President of the Senate

    I hereby certify that this bill originated in the House and
 is known as House File 552, Eighty=third General Assembly.


                                                             
                               MARK BRANDSGARD
                               Chief Clerk of the House
 Approved                , 2009


                            
 CHESTER J. CULVER
 Governor

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