Iowa Admin. Code r. 661-400.2 - Definitions
The following definitions apply to 661-Chapters 400 through 403.
"Active member," "actively engaged member" or"member in service" means a currently employed peace officer of the Iowa department of public safety who is not reemployed pursuant to Iowa Code section 97A.3, subsection 3.
"Board" means the board of trustees of the system.
"Commissioner " means the commissioner of the Iowa department of public safety who also serves as the chairperson of the board of trustees.
"Department" means the Iowa department of public safety.
"Line-of-duty death " means the death of a member in service which was the direct and proximate result of a traumatic personal injury incurred in the line of duty. Line-of-duty death does not include the death of a member which resulted from stress, strain, occupational illness, or a chronic, progressive, or congenital illness, including, but not limited to, a disease of the heart, lungs, or respiratory system, unless a traumatic personal injury was a substantial contributing factor to the member's death. Line-of-duty death does not include the death of a member if the death results in eligibility for payment of a line-of-duty death benefit pursuant to Iowa Code section 100B.11 and 661-Chapter 291.
"Medical attention " means services provided by licensed medical personnel including, but not limited to, office, hospital, in-home nursing care, nursing home care, long-term care and prescriptions for medicine or equipment.
"Medical board" means a board of three physicians appointed by the board of trustees pursuant to Iowa Code section 97A.5, subsection 8.
"Peace officers' retirement system, " also referred to as"the system, " means the Iowa department of public safety peace officers' retirement, accident, and disability system.
"Retired member" means a person formerly employed as a peace officer of the Iowa department of public safety who is currently receiving or has received pension benefits from the system.
"Secretary " means an employee of the administrative services division of the Iowa department of public safety designated by the division director to provide staff support to the board.
"System" means the Iowa department of public safety peace officers' retirement, accident, and disability system.
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