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The department, within the limits of available funds, shall conduct a continuing publicity and educational program for the personnel of the department, persons required to report, and any other appropriate persons to encourage the fullest possible deg...
Tagged topics: child abuse
Criminal or juvenile justice agencies, as defined in section 692.1, shall collect and maintain information on incidents involving stalking, as defined in section 708.11, and shall provide the information to the department of public safety in the m...
Tagged topics: stalking
A person arrested for a simple misdemeanor who is housed in the general population of a county jail or municipal holding facility may be subject to a visual strip search. Such a person may be subject to a strip search if there is probable cause to bel...
A person who, while under oath or affirmation in any proceeding or other matter in which statements under oath or affirmation are required or authorized by law, knowingly makes a false statement of material facts or who falsely denies knowledge of mat...
Tagged topics: perjury
Witnesses called by a standing or joint committee shall be entitled to the same compensation for attendance under section 2.23 as before the district court but shall not have the right to demand payment of their fees in advance.
Tagged topics: witnesses
Sections 725.5 through 725.10 and 725.12 do not apply to a game, activity, ticket, or device when lawfully possessed, used, conducted, or participated in pursuant to chapter 99B, 99F, or 99G .
Tagged topics: gambling
For the purposes of this section: “Birth center” and “birthing hospital” mean the same as defined in section 135.131. “Child care provider” means the same as a child care facility, as defined in section 237A.1, that is providing child care t...
Definitions: The term “advertisement” includes the attempt by publication, dissemination, solicitation, or circulation to induce directly or indirectly any person to enter into any obligation or acquire any title or interest in any merchandise. “Buy...
Tagged topics: advertisingconsumer frauds
For the purposes of this chapter, “domestic abuse assault” means an assault, as defined in section 708.1, which is domestic abuse as defined in section 236.2, subsection 2, paragraph “a”, “b”, “c”, or “d”. On a first offense of domesti...
Tagged topics: domestic abuse
“Strip search” means having a person remove or arrange some or all of the person’s clothing so as to permit an inspection of the genitalia, buttocks, anus, female breasts or undergarments of that person or a physical probe of any body cavity.