2009 Iowa Code
Title 2 - Elections and Official Duties
Subtitle 2 - Public Officers and Employees

         It shall hereafter be unlawful for any person elected or appointed
      to any public office or position under the laws of the state or by
      virtue of the ordinance of any city in the state, to appoint as
      deputy, clerk, or helper in said office or position to be paid from
      the public funds, any person related by consanguinity or affinity,
      within the third degree, to the person elected, appointed, or making
      said appointment, unless such appointment shall first be approved by
      the officer, board, council, or commission whose duty it is to
      approve the bond of the principal; provided this provision shall not
      apply in cases where such person appointed receives compensation at
      the rate of six hundred dollars per year or less, nor shall it apply
      to persons teaching in public schools, nor shall it apply to the
      employment of clerks of members of the general assembly.  
         Section History: Early Form
         [C24, 27, 31, 35, 39, § 1166; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73,
      75, 77, 79, 81, § 71.1]
         Approving officers and boards, § 64.19
         Computation of degrees, § 4.1(4)

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