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Iowa Code Title XVI. Criminal Law and Procedure [Chs. 687-916] § 911.5. Agricultural theft surcharge

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1. In addition to any other surcharge, the court or clerk of the district court shall assess an agricultural theft surcharge equal to five hundred dollars, if an adjudication of guilt or a deferred judgment has been entered for a criminal violation involving any of the following:

a. Theft of agricultural property under section 714.2, subsection 1, 2, or 3.

b. Criminal mischief under section 716.3, 716.4, or 716.5, by damaging, defacing, altering, or destroying agricultural property.

2. As used in this section, agricultural property means any of the following:

a. A crop as defined in section 717A.1.

b. Livestock as defined in section 717.1.

c. (1) A colony or package as defined in section 160.1A, or a hive where bees are kept as described in section 160.5, if the department of agriculture and land stewardship is authorized by that chapter to inspect the colony, package, or hive or to regulate the movement of the colony, package, or hive.

(2) A queen bee that is part of a colony or is being moved to be part of a colony as described in subparagraph (1).

3. The surcharge shall be remitted by the clerk of the district court as provided in section 602.8108, subsection 11.

Cite this article: - Iowa Code Title XVI. Criminal Law and Procedure [Chs. 687-916] § 911.5. Agricultural theft surcharge - last updated January 01, 2020 |

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