Iowa Library Laws

Iowa Statutes: http://search.legis.state.ia.us/nxt/gateway.dll/ic?f=templates&fn=default.htm

State Library Association: Iowa Library Association

Security Breach Notification Law : Iowa Code § 715C.1

Data Disposal Law: NA

Library Records Privacy :

CODE OF IOWA TITLE I.  STATE SOVEREIGNTY AND MANAGEMENT SUBTITLE 9.  RESTRAINTS ON GOVERNMENT CHAPTER 22.  EXAMINATION OF PUBLIC RECORDS (OPEN RECORDS)
Iowa Code § 22.7
22.7  Confidential records.

   The following public records shall be kept confidential, unless otherwise ordered by a court, by the lawful custodian of the records, or by another person duly authorized to release such information:
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13.  The records of a library which, by themselves or when examined with other public records, would reveal the identity of the library patron checking out or requesting an item or information from the library. The records shall be released to a criminal or juvenile justice agency only pursuant to an investigation of a particular person or organization suspected of committing a known crime. The records shall be released only upon a judicial determination that a rational connection exists between the requested release of information and a legitimate end and that the need for the information is cogent and compelling.
14.  The material of a library, museum or archive which has been contributed by a private person to the extent of any limitation that is a condition of the contribution.

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