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Senate File 2089

SENATE FILE BY LAMBERTI Passed Senate, Date Passed House, Date Vote: Ayes Nays Vote: Ayes Nays Approved A BILL FOR 1 An Act relating to littering and illegal discarding of solid 2 waste and increasing fines and penalties and making 3 appropriations. 4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 5 TLSB 5431XS 81 6 tm/gg/14 PAG LIN 1 1 Section 1. Section 455B.307A, subsection 3, Code 2005, is 1 2 amended to read as follows: 1 3 3. A person who violates this section is subject to a 1 4 civil penalty not to exceed five hundred one thousand dollars 1 5 for each violation. Fifty percent of the revenue from the 1 6 penalty provided in this subsection shall be remitted to the 1 7 treasurer of state for deposit in the general fund of the 1 8 state and such moneys are appropriated to the state department 1 9 of transportation for purposes of the cleanup of litter and 1 10 illegally discarded solid waste. 1 11 Sec. 2. Section 602.8108, subsection 2, Code Supplement 1 12 2005, is amended to read as follows: 1 13 2. Except as otherwise provided, the clerk of the district 1 14 court shall report and submit to the state court 1 15 administrator, not later than the fifteenth day of each month, 1 16 the fines and fees received during the preceding calendar 1 17 month. Except as provided in subsections 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, and 1 18 9, and 11, the state court administrator shall deposit the 1 19 amounts received with the treasurer of state for deposit in 1 20 the general fund of the state. The state court administrator 1 21 shall report to the legislative services agency within thirty 1 22 days of the beginning of each fiscal quarter the amount 1 23 received during the previous quarter in the account 1 24 established under this section. 1 25 Sec. 3. Section 602.8108, Code Supplement 2005, is amended 1 26 by adding the following new subsection: 1 27 NEW SUBSECTION. 11. The state court administrator shall 1 28 allocate fifty percent of all of the fines attributable to 1 29 littering citations issued pursuant to sections 321.369, 1 30 321.370, and 461A.43 to the treasurer of state for deposit in 1 31 the general fund of the state and such moneys are appropriated 1 32 to the state department of transportation for purposes of the 1 33 cleanup of litter and illegally discarded solid waste. 1 34 Sec. 4. Section 805.8A, subsection 14, paragraph d, Code 1 35 Supplement 2005, is amended to read as follows: 2 1 d. LITTER AND DEBRIS VIOLATIONS. For violations under 2 2 sections 321.369 and 321.370, the scheduled fine is thirty= 2 3 five seventy dollars. 2 4 Sec. 5. Section 805.8B, subsection 6, paragraph b, Code 2 5 2005, is amended to read as follows: 2 6 b. For violations under sections 461A.40, 461A.43, 2 7 461A.46, and 461A.49, the scheduled fine is fifteen dollars. 2 8 Sec. 6. Section 805.8B, subsection 6, Code 2005, is 2 9 amended by adding the following new paragraph: 2 10 NEW PARAGRAPH. e. For violations under section 461A.43, 2 11 the scheduled fine is thirty dollars. 2 12 EXPLANATION 2 13 This bill relates to littering and illegal discarding of 2 14 solid waste and increases fines and penalties and makes 2 15 appropriations. 2 16 The bill increases the maximum civil penalty for the 2 17 illegal discarding of solid waste from $500 to $1,000. The 2 18 bill increases the scheduled fines for littering and placing 2 19 debris on public highways from $35 to $70 and increases the 2 20 scheduled fine for littering in a state park or preserve from 2 21 $15 to $30. 2 22 The bill provides that 50 percent of fines and civil 2 23 penalties attributable to littering or illegal discarding of 2 24 solid waste shall be deposited in the general fund of the 2 25 state and shall be appropriated to the state department of 2 26 transportation for purposes of the cleanup of litter and 2 27 illegally discarded solid waste. 2 28 LSB 5431XS 81 2 29 tm:nh/gg/14
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