Senate File 2053 - Introduced SENATE FILE 2053 BY RAGAN A BILL FOR An Act relating to the information required to be included in 1 name change petitions. 2 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 3 TLSB 5096XS (2) 89 cm/jh
S.F. 2053 Section 1. Section 674.2, subsection 2, Code 2022, is 1 amended to read as follows: 2 2. A description including height, weight, color of hair, 3 color of eyes, race, sex, and date and place of birth. 4 EXPLANATION 5 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 6 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 7 Current law allows a person who has attained the age of 8 majority and who does not have any civil disabilities to apply 9 to the court to change the person’s name by filing a verified 10 petition and specifies the information that must be included in 11 the verified petition. This bill removes the requirement that 12 the petition includes the person’s height, weight, and color 13 of hair and eyes. 14 -1- LSB 5096XS (2) 89 cm/jh 1/ 1