House File 184 - Introduced HOUSE FILE 184 BY COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY (SUCCESSOR TO HF 76) A BILL FOR An Act relating to reports of arrests of unlawful users of 1 scheduled controlled substances. 2 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 3 TLSB 1729HV (1) 90 as/rh
H.F. 184 Section 1. REPEAL. Section 124.510, Code 2023, is repealed. 1 EXPLANATION 2 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 3 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 4 This bill relates to reports of arrests of unlawful users of 5 scheduled controlled substances. 6 Current law provides that any peace officer who arrests 7 for any crime, any known unlawful user of the drugs described 8 in schedule I, II, III, or IV, or who arrests any person 9 for a violation of Code chapter 124 (controlled substances), 10 or charges any person with a controlled substance violation 11 subsequent to the person’s arrest, shall within five days after 12 the arrest or the filing of the charge, whichever is later, 13 report the arrest and the charge filed to what was formerly 14 the department of public health (now the department of health 15 and human services). The peace officer or any other peace 16 officer or law enforcement agency which makes or obtains any 17 quantitative or qualitative analysis of any substance seized in 18 connection with the arrest of the person charged, shall report 19 to the department the results of the analysis at the time the 20 arrest is reported or at such later time as the results of 21 the analysis become available. This information is for the 22 exclusive use of the division of narcotics enforcement in the 23 department of public safety, and shall not be a matter of 24 public record. 25 The bill repeals the reporting requirement. 26 -1- LSB 1729HV (1) 90 as/rh 1/ 1