Scholl says his investigation into the matter is closed, but he is trying to determine if ownership of the animal is legal.
Both the Iowa Department of Public Health and Iowa Department of Agriculture are aware of the incident, but could not comment on specific cases.
Dustin Vandehoef of the Iowa Department of Agriculture says as of 2007, state law requires all "wild or exotic" animals owned as pets be registered and micro-chipped.
KHQA has requested a list of wild or exotic animals registered in the state.
Scholl says a younger child provoked the monkey, and the bite occured when the 10-year-old tried to intervene.
The incident happened during the week of March 2, 2011.
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