Iowa Code Title XVI. Criminal Law and Procedure [Chs. 687-916] § 724.4A. Weapons free zones--enhanced penalties

1. As used in this section, “weapons free zone” means the area in or on, or within one thousand feet of, the real property comprising a public or private elementary or secondary school, or in or on the real property comprising a public park.  A weapons free zone shall not include that portion of a public park designated as a hunting area under section 461A.42 .

2. Notwithstanding sections 902.9 and 903.1 , a person who commits a public offense involving a firearm or offensive weapon, within a weapons free zone, in violation of this or any other chapter shall be subject to a fine of twice the maximum amount which may otherwise be imposed for the public offense.


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