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House File 761

HOUSE FILE BY COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY (SUCCESSOR TO HF 273) Passed House, Date Passed Senate, Date Vote: Ayes Nays Vote: Ayes Nays Approved A BILL FOR 1 An Act eliminating provisions relating to the contents of the 2 uniform citation and complaint. 3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 4 TLSB 1718HV 82 5 jm/es/88 PAG LIN 1 1 Section 1. Section 805.6, subsection 1, paragraph a, 1 2 unnumbered paragraph 2, Code 2007, is amended to read as 1 3 follows: 1 4 The uniform citation and complaint shall contain spaces for 1 5 the parties' names; the address of the alleged offender; the 1 6 registration number of the offender's vehicle; the information 1 7 required by section 805.2, a warning which states, "I hereby 1 8 swear and affirm that the information provided by me on this 1 9 citation is true under penalty of providing false 1 10 information"; and a statement that providing false information 1 11 is a violation of section 719.3; a list of the scheduled fines 1 12 prescribed by sections 805.8A, 805.8B, and 805.8C, either 1 13 separately or by group, and a statement of the fine, 1 14 surcharge, and court costs payable in scheduled violation 1 15 cases, if no appearance is required; whether or not a court 1 16 appearance is required or is demanded; a brief explanation of 1 17 sections 805.9 and 805.10; and a space where the defendant may 1 18 sign an admission of the violation when permitted by section 1 19 805.9; and the uniform citation and complaint shall require 1 20 that the defendant appear before a court at a specified time 1 21 and place. The uniform citation and complaint also may 1 22 contain a space for the imprint of a credit card, and may 1 23 contain any other information which the commissioner of public 1 24 safety and the director of natural resources may determine. 1 25 Sec. 2. Section 806.6, subsection 3, Code 2007, is amended 1 26 by striking the subsection. 1 27 EXPLANATION 1 28 This bill eliminates provisions relating to the uniform 1 29 citation and complaint. 1 30 The bill eliminates provisions requiring that the uniform 1 31 citation and complaint list the scheduled fines either 1 32 separately or by group on the citation and complaint ticket. 1 33 The bill eliminates provisions requiring the peace officer to 1 34 list the court costs on the uniform citation and complaint if 1 35 a court appearance is required. The bill also eliminates 2 1 provisions requiring that the uniform citation and complaint 2 2 contain a place for citing a person for violations of Code 2 3 section 453A.2(2) (underage tobacco violations). 2 4 LSB 1718HV 82 2 5 jm:nh/es/88
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