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Iowa Code Title VI. Human Services [Chs. 216-255A] § 237C.9. Injunctive relief--civil action

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1. A person who establishes, conducts, manages, or operates a children's residential facility without a certificate of approval required pursuant to this chapter, or a children's residential facility with a certificate of approval that is not operating in compliance with rules adopted pursuant to this chapter or section 282.34, may be restrained by temporary or permanent injunction from providing children's residential facility services or from other involvement with child care. The action may be instituted by the state or a county attorney.

2. The parent or legal guardian of a child who is placed in a children's residential facility, the state, the department of education, or the school district in which the children's residential facility is located, may bring a civil action seeking relief from conduct constituting a violation of this chapter or section 282.34 or to prevent, restrain, or remedy such violation. A civil action brought by the department of education under this subsection shall be limited to seeking relief from conduct constituting a violation of section 282.34. Multiple petitioners may join in a single action under this subsection.

3. If successful in obtaining injunctive relief under this section, the petitioner shall be awarded reasonable attorney fees and court costs.

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