New Year Means New Laws in Iowa

Posted at: 12/31/2012 4:17 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Here are the five laws, at a glance, that take effect in Iowa Tuesday.

Fishing and Hunting: Department of Natural Resources allows possible third fishing line to one license, combined hunting and fishing license and three-year hunting or fishing permit.

Construction: Secretary of state to establish and maintain statewide registry of construction companies.

Public Notaries: A number of procedural changes for these officials authorized to witness and authenticate public documents.

Volunteer Firefighters: Provides $50 income tax credit for volunteer firefighters and emergency medical technicians.

Child Care: Increases rate for providers who serve children eligible for the state's assistance program.

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12/31/2012 4:09:31 PM (GMT -6:00)