1.  Territorial or other governmental jurisdictions over the
      territory which is now the state of Iowa.  2.  Assemblies and session
      laws -- territorial and state.  3.  Official and private codes with
      code revision publications.  (Date shown at each Iowa territorial
      and state session is starting date.)
      LOUISIANA PURCHASE -- Treaty of Paris, April 30, 1803.
      LOUISIANA DISTRICT -- U.S. Authority established October 31, 1803
      (2 Stat. L. 245).
      INDIANA TERRITORY -- Louisiana District attached thereto for
      governmental purposes from October 1, 1804 (2 Stat. L. 287, 289), to
      July 4, 1805 (2 Stat. L. 331).  Capital at Saint Vincennes (now
      Vincennes, Indiana).
      STATUTES APPLICABLE:
      Laws Adopted by the Governor and the Judges of the Territory. (1
      vol., reprint of 1886) passed at the following sessions:
      1.  January 12, 1801
      2.  January 30, 1802
      3.  February 16, 1802
      4.  October 1, 1804 (Republished with laws governing Missouri
      Territory, see Missouri Territory below).
      LOUISIANA TERRITORY from July 4, 1805 (2 Stat. L. 331), to
      December 7, 1812 (2 Stat. L. 743).
      STATUTES APPLICABLE:
      Laws Passed by the Governor and Judges Assembled in Legislature
      October 1810 (1 vol.).  Capital at St. Louis.  This territory
      renamed Missouri Territory, December 7, 1812.
      MISSOURI TERRITORY from December 7, 1812 (2 Stat. L. 743), to
      August 10, 1821 (Proclamation of James Monroe in "Messages and Papers
      of the Presidents", vol. II, page 97).  Capital at St. Louis.
      STATUTES APPLICABLE:
      Laws of the District of Louisiana, of the Territory of Louisiana,
      of the Territory of Missouri, and of the State of Missouri up to the
      year 1824 (1 vol. reprint).  Covers period from October 1, 1804, to
      August 10, 1821.
      Digest of the Laws of Missouri Territory to 1818 with Spanish Land
      Grant Regulations.
      UNDIVIDED U.S. TERRITORY from August 10, 1821, to June 28, 1834
      (4 Stat. L. 701).  This was the part of Missouri Territory remaining
      after the state of Missouri, containing the seat of the government of
      the territory, was admitted to the Union.  This remaining territory
      had no local constitutional status nor capital.
      MICHIGAN TERRITORY from June 28, 1834 (4 Stat. L. 701) to July 4,
      1836 (5 Stat. L. 10).  Capital at Detroit.
      STATUTES APPLICABLE:
      Ordinance for Government of the Northwest Territory, July 13,
      1787
      Laws of the Territory of Michigan, 1827 (1 vol.)
      Laws of Legislative Boards, 1821-1823 (1 vol.)
      Acts of Legislative Councils -- First to Sixth sessions and Sixth
      special session -- 1824 to 1835 (several volumes).
      WISCONSIN TERRITORY from July 4, 1836 (5 Stat. L. 10), to July 4,
      1838 (5 Stat. L. 235).  Capital at Belmont until March 4, 1837; then
      at Madison, but legislative sessions held at Burlington (now Iowa)
      until June 23, 1838, awaiting completion of buildings at Madison.
      STATUTES APPLICABLE:
      Laws of Wisconsin Territory, 1836-1838, first session starting
      October 25, 1836; second session starting November 6, 1837; special
      session held at Burlington (now Iowa) from June 11, 1838, to June 23,
      1838.  Act of Congress creating the Territory of Iowa approved June
      12, 1838, effective July 4, 1838.
      IOWA TERRITORY from July 4, 1838 (5 Stat. L. 235), to December
      28, 1846 (9 Stat. L. 117).  Capital at Burlington until 1841, and
      Iowa City until February 1, 1857, when finally located at Des Moines.

      STATUTES APPLICABLE:
      Statute Laws of Iowa Territory, 1838-1839.  November 12, 1838,
      enacted wholly at first session -- commonly called "Old Blue Book".
      Territorial Session Laws -- 1839-1840, November 4, 1839
      Territorial Session Laws, extra session -- 1840, July 6, 1840
      Territorial Session Laws -- 1840-1841, November 2, 1840
      Territorial Session Laws -- 1841-1842, December 6, 1841
      Territorial Session Laws -- 1842-1843, December 5, 1842
      Revised Statutes of Iowa Territory, 1843 (compilation, commonly
      called "Blue Book")
      Territorial Session Laws -- 1843-1844, December 4, 1843
      Territorial Session Laws, extra session -- 1844, June 17, 1844
      Territorial Session Laws -- 1845, May 5, 1845
      Territorial Session Laws -- 1845-1846, December 1, 1845
      STATE OF IOWA (Territorial Sessions end -- State Sessions begin).
      1 G.A. November 30, 1846 (Ch. 78, § 5 made Territorial Laws
      applicable to the state of Iowa.  Iowa became a state December 28,
      1846)
      1 G.A. January 3, 1848, extra session
      2 G.A. December 3, 1848
      3 G.A. December 3, 1850
      Code 1851 (enacted) effective July 1, 1851.  See 3 G.A., Ch 98, §
      5.
      4 G.A. December 6, 1852
      5 G.A. December 4, 1854
      5 G.A. July 2, 1856, extra session
      6 G.A. December 1, 1856
      Constitutional Debates (2 vols.) 1857
      Journal of Convention (1 vol.) 1857
      7 G.A. January 4, 1858
      Laws of the Board of Education, 1858--1861
      Report of Code Commission on Civil Practice, 1859 (1 vol.)
      8 G.A. January 9, 1860
      Revision of 1860 (compiled, except part III Civil Practice and
      part IV Criminal Practice, which were enacted July 4, 1860).  Acts do
      not appear in session laws.
      8 G.A. May 15, 1861, extra session
      9 G.A. January 13, 1862
      9 G.A. September 3, 1862, extra session
      10 G.A. January 11, 1864
      11 G.A. January 8, 1866
      12 G.A. January 13, 1868
      13 G.A. January 10, 1870
      Templin's Compendium of Repeals and Amendments, 1871 (a private
      publication).
      Proposed revision, 1872 (2 vols.) as reported to 14th G.A.
      Code Commission's Report, 1872 (1 vol.)
      14 G.A. January 8, 1872
      Report of Code Commissioners [with proposed revision] 1873 (1 vol.)
      as reported to 14th Adj. G.A.
      14 G.A. January 15, 1873, adjourned session
      Code 1873 (enacted), effective September 1, 1873, see § 49
      thereof.  Acts do not appear in session laws of adjourned session.
      15 G.A. January 12, 1874
      Overton's Annotated Code of Civil Procedure for Iowa and Wisconsin,
      1875 (a private publication)
      16 G.A. January 10, 1876
      17 G.A. January 14, 1878
      Templin's Compendium of Repeals and Amendments, 1878 (a private
      publication)
      Stacy's Code of Civil Procedure, 1878 (a private publication)
      Davis' Criminal Code 1879 (a private publication)
      18 G.A. January 12, 1880
      McClain's Annotated Statutes, 1880 (2 vols., a private
      publication)
      Miller's Rev. and Anno. Code 1880 (includes statutes to July 4,
      1880, and annotations including vol. 51 Iowa -- some editions in 1
      vol.; other editions in 2 vols., a private publication)
      19 G.A. January 9, 1882
      Miller's Rev. and Anno. Code 1883 (includes statutes to July 4,
      1882, and annotations including vol. 59 Iowa, a private publication)
      20 G.A. January 14, 1884
      McClain's Supplement, 1882-1884 (a private publication)
      McClain's Annotated Statutes, 1884 (1 vol., same as McClain's
      Statutes, 1880, 2 vols., with the supplement 1882-1884 bound therein)

      Miller's Rev. and Anno. Code 1884 (includes statutes to July 4,
      1884, and annotations including vol. 61 Iowa, a private publication)
      Miller's Annotated Code 1886 (published in 1885 includes statutes
      to July 4, 1884, and annotations including vol. 64 Iowa -- some
      editions in 1 vol.; other editions in 2 vols., a private publication)
      21 G.A. January 11, 1886
      22 G.A. January 9, 1888
      McClain's Annotated Code 1888 (some editions in 1 vol.; other
      editions in 2 vols., a private publication)
      Miller's Rev. and Anno. Code 1888 (includes statutes to July 4,
      1888, and annotations including May term, 1888, a private
      publication)
      23 G.A. January 13, 1890
      Miller's Rev. and Anno. Code 1888-1890 (same as edition of 1888
      together with Acts 23 G.A., and annotations including May term 1890
      -- some editions in 1 vol.; other editions in 2 vols., a private
      publication)
      24 G.A. January 11, 1892
      McClain's Supplement 1888-1892 (a private publication)
      25 G.A. January 8, 1894
      26 G.A. January 13, 1896
      Proposed revision, 1896 (commonly called "Black Code")
      Code Commission's Report, 1896 (1 vol.)
      Black Code substitute bills, 1897
      26 G.A. January 19, 1897, extra session
      Code 1897 (enacted), effective October 1, 1897, see § 50 thereof,
      [two editions].  Acts do not appear in session laws of extra session.
      27 G.A. January 10, 1898
      28 G.A. January 8, 1900
      29 G.A. January 13, 1902
      Supplement of 1902 (compiled)
      30 G.A. January 11, 1904
      31 G.A. January 8, 1906
      32 G.A. January 14, 1907
      Supplement of 1907 (compiled -- contained all of supplement of
      1902)
      32 G.A. August 31, 1908, extra session
      33 G.A. January 11, 1909
      34 G.A. January 9, 1911
      35 G.A. January 13, 1913
      Supplement of 1913 (compiled -- contained all of supplements of
      1902 and 1907)
      36 G.A. January 11, 1915
      Supplemental Supplement of 1915 (compiled)
      37 G.A. January 8, 1917
      38 G.A. January 13, 1919
      38 G.A. July 2, 1919, extra session
      Compiled Code of 1919 (included all law to date as determined by
      the Code Commission, with repealed and obsolete matter omitted; only
      a limited edition published as a preliminary step in Code Revision)
      Code Commission's Report, 1919 (1 vol.)
      39 G.A. January 10, 1921
      Supplement to Compiled Code 1921
      Supplement to Code Commission's Report, 1922
      Code Revision Bills, 1922 (as revised after 39 G.A.)
      Briefs of Code Commission Bills, 1922
      40 G.A. January 8, 1923
      Supplement to Compiled Code 1923
      Code Revision Bills, 1923 (as revised after 40 G.A.)
      Minutes of Code Supervising Committee, 1924 (original in Code
      Editor's office)
      40 G.A. December 4, 1923, extra session
      40 G.A. July 22, 1924, adjourned session
      Code 1924 (compiled, except for those chapters which were revised
      and enacted by the 40th Ex G.A.).  Only those acts which were
      effective on publication appear in session laws.  The remaining Code
      Revision acts were effective on October 28, 1924.
      41 G.A. January 12, 1925
      42 G.A. January 10, 1927
      Code 1927 (compiled)
      42 G.A. March 5, 1928, extra session
      43 G.A. January 14, 1929
      44 G.A. January 12, 1931
      Code 1931 (compiled)
      45 G.A. January 9, 1933
      45 G.A. November 6, 1933, extra session
      46 G.A. January 14, 1935
      Code 1935 (compiled)
      46 G.A. December 21, 1936, extra session
      47 G.A. January 11, 1937
      48 G.A. January 9, 1939
      Code 1939 (compiled)
      49 G.A. January 13, 1941
      50 G.A. January 11, 1943
      50 G.A. January 26, 1944, extra session
      51 G.A. January 8, 1945
      Code 1946 (compiled)
      52 G.A. January 13, 1947
      52 G.A. December 16, 1947, extra session
      53 G.A. January 10, 1949
      Code 1950 (compiled)
      54 G.A. January 8, 1951
      55 G.A. January 12, 1953
      Code 1954 (compiled)
      56 G.A. January 10, 1955
      57 G.A. January 14, 1957
      Code 1958 (compiled)
      58 G.A. January 12, 1959
      59 G.A. January 9, 1961
      Code 1962 (compiled)
      60 G.A. January 14, 1963
      60 G.A. February 24, 1964, extra session
      61 G.A. January 11, 1965
      Code 1966 (compiled)
      62 G.A. January 9, 1967
      63 G.A. (1st Session) January 13, 1969
      63 G.A. (2nd Session) January 12, 1970
      Code 1971 (compiled)
      64 G.A. (1st Session) January 11, 1971
      64 G.A. (2nd Session) January 10, 1972
      Code 1973 (compiled)
      65 G.A. (1st Session) January 8, 1973
      65 G.A. (2nd Session) January 14, 1974
      Code 1975 (compiled)
      66 G.A. (1st Session) January 13, 1975
      66 G.A. (2nd Session) January 12, 1976
      Code 1977 (compiled)
      67 G.A. (1st Session) January 10, 1977
      67 G.A. June 21, 1977, extra session
      67 G.A. (2nd Session) January 9, 1978
      Code 1979 (compiled)
      68 G.A. (1st Session) January 8, 1979
      68 G.A. (2nd Session) January 14, 1980
      Code 1981 (compiled)
      69 G.A. (1st Session) January 12, 1981
      69 G.A. June 24, 1981, extra session
      69 G.A. August 12, 1981, extra session
      Supplement of 1981
      69 G.A. (2nd Session) January 11, 1982
      Code 1983 (compiled)
      70 G.A. (1st Session) January 10, 1983
      Code Supplement 1983
      70 G.A. (2nd Session) January 9, 1984
      Code 1985 (compiled)
      71 G.A. (1st Session) January 14, 1985
      Code Supplement 1985
      71 G.A. (2nd Session) January 13, 1986
      Code 1987 (compiled)
      72 G.A. (1st Session) January 12, 1987
      72 G.A. May 21, 1987, extra session
      72 G.A. October 27, 1987, extra session
      Code Supplement 1987
      72 G.A. (2nd Session) January 11, 1988
      Code 1989 (compiled)
      73 G.A. (1st Session) January 9, 1989
      Code Supplement 1989
      73 G.A. (2nd Session) January 8, 1990
      Code 1991 (compiled)
      74 G.A. (1st Session) January 14, 1991
      Code Supplement 1991
      74 G.A. (2nd Session) January 13, 1992
      74 G.A. May 20, 1992, extra session
      74 G.A. June 25, 1992, extra session
      Code 1993 (compiled)
      75 G.A. (1st Session) January 11, 1993
      Code Supplement 1993
      75 G.A. (2nd Session) January 10, 1994
      Code 1995 (compiled)
      76 G.A. (1st Session) January 9, 1995
      Code Supplement 1995
      76 G.A. (2nd Session) January 8, 1996
      Code 1997 (compiled)
      77 G.A. (1st Session) January 13, 1997
      Code Supplement 1997
      77 G.A. (2nd Session) January 12, 1998
      Code 1999 (compiled)
      78 G.A. (1st Session) January 11, 1999
      Code Supplement 1999
      78 G.A. (2nd Session) January 10, 2000
      Code 2001 (compiled)
      79 G.A. (1st Session) January 8, 2001
      79 G.A. June 19, 2001, extra session
      79 G.A. November 8, 2001, extra session
      Code Supplement 2001
      79 G.A. (2nd Session) January 14, 2002
      79 G.A. April 22, 2002, extra session
      79 G.A. May 28, 2002, extra session
      Code 2003 (compiled)
      80 G.A. (1st Session) January 13, 2003
      80 G.A. May 29, 2003, extra session
      Code Supplement 2003
      80 G.A. (2nd Session) January 12, 2004
      80 G.A. September 7, 2004, extra session
      Code 2005 (compiled)
      81 G.A. (1st Session) January 10, 2005
      Code Supplement 2005
      81 G.A. (2nd Session) January 9, 2006
      81 G.A. July 14, 2006, extra session
      Code 2007 (compiled)
      82 G.A. (1st Session) January 8, 2007
      Code Supplement 2007
      82 G.A. (2nd Session) January 14, 2008



         For a summary of the history of codification in Iowa the reader is
      referred to Emlin McClain's discussion in 1 Iowa Law Bulletin 1-28;
      also, Dan E.  Clark's paper in Statute Law-Making in Iowa in 3 Iowa
      Applied History Series 399-427.  For a more detailed treatment of the
      subject see a series of articles by Clifford Powell in The Iowa
      Journal of History and Politics, volumes 9-12, and an article by O.K.
      Patton on "The Iowa Code of 1924" published in the Iowa Law Bulletin,
      Volume X, No. 1.

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