CHAPTER 9 SECRETARY OF STATE
9.1 DUTIES -- RECORDS.
9.2 RECORDS RELATING TO CITIES.
9.2A RECORDS RELATING TO CONDEMNATION.
9.3 COMMISSIONS.
9.4 FEES.
9.5 SALARY.
9.6 IOWA OFFICIAL REGISTER.
9.7 ACCESS TO CORPORATION RECORDS.



        

9.1 DUTIES -- RECORDS. The secretary of state shall keep the secretary of state's office at the seat of government, and perform all duties required by law; the secretary shall have charge of and keep all the Acts and resolutions of the territorial legislature and of the general assembly of the state, the enrolled copies of the Constitutions of the state, and all bonds, books, records, maps, registers, and papers which are now or may hereafter be deposited to be kept in the secretary of state's office, including all books, records, papers, and property pertaining to the state land office.

         Section History: Early Form

         [C51, § 43; R60, § 59; C73, § 61; C97, § 66; C24, 27, 31, 35, 39,
      § 85; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 9.1]
         Designated as state commissioner of elections, § 47.1
         Duties relating to filing of federal liens; see § 331.609
        

9.2 RECORDS RELATING TO CITIES. The secretary of state shall receive and preserve in the secretary's office all papers transmitted to the secretary in relation to city development, including incorporation, discontinuance, or boundary adjustment; and shall keep an alphabetical list of cities in a book provided for that purpose, in which shall be entered the name of the city, the county in which situated, and the date of incorporation, discontinuance, or boundary adjustment.

         Section History: Early Form

         [R60, § 1046; C73, § 65; C97, § 67; C24, 27, 31, 35, 39, § 86;
      C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 9.2]
        

9.2A RECORDS RELATING TO CONDEMNATION. The secretary of state shall receive and preserve in the secretary's office all papers transmitted to the secretary in relation to condemnation and shall keep an alphabetical list of acquiring agencies in a book provided for that purpose, in which shall be entered the name of the acquiring agency, the county in which the real property is located, and the date the condemnation application was filed.

         Section History: Recent Form

         99 Acts, ch 171, §25, 42
        

9.3 COMMISSIONS. All commissions issued by the governor shall be countersigned by the secretary, who shall register each commission in a book to be kept for that purpose, specifying the office, name of officer, date of commission, and tenure of office, and forthwith forward to the directors of the departments of management and of administrative services copies of the registration.

         Section History: Early Form

         [C51, § 44; R60, § 60; C73, § 62; C97, § 68; S13, § 68; C24, 27,
      31, 35, 39, § 87; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79,
      81, § 9.3] 

         Section History: Recent Form

         88 Acts, ch 1134, §8; 2003 Acts, ch 145, §127
        

9.4 FEES. The secretary of state shall collect all fees directed by law to be collected by the secretary of state, including the following: 1. For certificate, with seal attached, three dollars. 2. For a copy of any law or record, upon the request of any person, a fee to be determined by the secretary of state by rule adopted pursuant to chapter 17A.

         Section History: Early Form

         [C51, § 2524; R60, § 4133; C73, § 3756; C97, § 85; C24, 27, 31,
      35, 39, § 88; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, §
      9.4; 81 Acts, ch 21, § 1] 

         Section History: Recent Form

         93 Acts, ch 143, §1
        

9.5 SALARY. The salary of the secretary of state shall be as fixed by the general assembly.

         Section History: Early Form

         [C31, 35, § 88-c1; C39, § 88.1; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71,
      73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 9.5]
        

9.6 IOWA OFFICIAL REGISTER. Repealed by 2003 Acts, ch 35, § 47--49. See § 2A.5.

9.7 ACCESS TO CORPORATION RECORDS. The secretary of state shall offer to county recorders electronic access to corporation records. The secretary of state shall adopt rules providing for the electronic access and for the dissemination of the information by the county recorders.

         Section History: Recent Form

         91 Acts, ch 211, §1

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