|LAWS OF THE 2001 REGULAR SESSION
OF THE SEVENTY-NINTH
GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA
Section 1. Section 331.655, subsection 1, paragraphs a, b, c, e, f, g, h, k, l, m, and n, Code 2001, are amended to read as follows:
a. For serving a notice and returning it, for the first person served,
fifteen dollars, and each
additional person, ten
fifteen dollars except the fee for serving additional persons in the same household shall be
ten dollars for each additional service, or if the service of notice cannot be made or several attempts are
necessary, the repayment of all necessary expenses actually incurred by the sheriff while attempting in good faith to
serve the notice.
b. For each warrant served,
twenty dollars, and the repayment of necessary expenses incurred
in executing the warrant, as sworn to by the sheriff, or if service of the warrant cannot be made, the repayment
of all necessary expenses actually incurred by the sheriff while attempting in good faith to serve the warrant.
c. For serving and returning a subpoena, for each person served,
twenty dollars, and the
necessary expenses incurred while serving subpoenas in criminal cases or cases relating to hospitalization of
persons with mental illness.
e. For summoning a jury to assess the damages to the owners of lands taken for works of internal
improvement, and attending them,
one hundred dollars per day, and necessary expenses incurred. This
subsection does not allow a sheriff to make separate charges for different assessments which can be made by the same
jury and completed in one day of ten hours.
f. For serving an execution, attachment, order for the delivery of personal property, injunction, or any
order of court, and returning it,
g. For making and executing a certificate or deed for lands sold on execution, or a bill of sale for
personal property sold,
h. For the time necessarily employed in making an inventory of personal property attached or levied
ten dollars per hour.
k. For attending sale of property,
l. For conveying one or more persons to a state, county, or private institution by order of court or
commission, necessary expenses for the sheriff and the person conveyed and
fifteen dollars per hour for the
time necessarily employed in going to and from the institution, the expenses and hourly rate to be charged
and accounted for as fees. If the sheriff needs assistance in taking a person to an institution, the assistance shall
be furnished at the expense of the county.
m. For serving a warrant for the seizure of intoxicating liquors,
five dollars; for the removal
and custody of the liquor, actual expenses; for the destruction of the liquor under the order of the court,
five dollars and actual expenses; for posting and leaving notices in these cases,
five dollars and
n. For posting a notice or advertisement,
Sec. 2. Section 642.22, subsection 1, paragraph d, Code 2001, is amended by striking the paragraph and inserting in lieu thereof the following:
d. The garnishment is released by the sheriff at the request of the plaintiff or the plaintiff's attorney.
Approved April 30, 2001
Updated: 26-Oct-2001 04:10 PM