It's the law: New measures passed by Iowa Legislature take effect today

New laws cover areas including DNA samples, background checks, E-911 surcharges

March 29, 2014 | 4:19 am

[Editor's note: This is an updated version of the previous article. An earlier version of this included the DNA sample law that does not go into effect until 2014.]

Here are some of the measures passed by the split-control Iowa General Assembly during the 2013 legislative session and signed by Gov. Terry Branstad that will take effect today:

Reinvestment districts

Background checks

Liability protection

Other laws of note

Curated by Rod Boshart, Jim Riley/The Gazette

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