|LAWS OF THE 2001 REGULAR SESSION
OF THE SEVENTY-NINTH
GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA
Section 1. NEW SECTION. 8D.11A PROPRIETARY INTERESTS.
The commission may charge a negotiated fee, to recover a share of the costs related to the research and development, initial production, and derivative products of its proprietary software and hardware, telecommunications architecture design, and proprietary technology applications developed to support authorized users, to private vendors and to other political entities and subdivisions, including but not limited to states, territories, protectorates, and foreign countries. The commission may enter into nondisclosure agreements to protect the state of Iowa's proprietary interests. The provisions of chapter 23A relating to noncompetition by state agencies and political subdivisions with private enterprise shall not apply to commission activities authorized under this section.
Sec. 2. Section 23A.2, subsection 10, Code 2001, is amended by adding the following new paragraph:
NEW PARAGRAPH. n. The performance of an activity authorized pursuant to section 8D.11A.
Approved March 30, 2001
Updated: 24-Oct-2001 03:35 PM