Iowa

TITLE XVI. CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE
SUBTITLE 1. CRIME CONTROL AND CRIMINAL ACTS
CHAPTER 729A. VIOLATION OF INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS — HATE CRIMES

Iowa Code ยง 729A.2 (2001)

729A.2 Violation of individual rights — hate crime.

“Hate crime” means one of the following public offenses when committed against a person or a person’s property because of the person’s race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, political affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, age, or disability, or the person’s association with a person of a certain race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, political affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, age, or disability:

1. Assault in violation of individual rights under section 708.2C.

2. Violations of individual rights under section 712.9.

3. Criminal mischief in violation of individual rights under section 716.6A.

4. Trespass in violation of individual rights under section 716.8, subsections 3 and 4.

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