Dems: State Government – week of Feb. 15, 2016

SF 2198 – Right to Try Act SF 2199 – Absentee Voting by Uniformed & Overseas Citizens Public Disclosure of Gifts SSB 3017 – Carbon Monoxide Detectors SSB 3039 – Disaster Aid Payments SSB 3075 – Automatic Voter Registration SSB 3088 – Confidentiality of Records SSB 3145– E911 Surcharge SSB 3147– City Elections   COMMITTEE…

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Dems: Rules & Administration – week of Feb. 15, 2016

SJR 1 – Call for Constitutional Convention to limit or prohibit corporate spending in politics   COMMITTEE ACTION: SJR 1 calls for a Constitutional Convention to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to limit or prohibit corporate spending for political speech. The 2010 U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission accorded…

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Dems: Natural Resources – week of Feb. 15, 2016

SF 2180 – Adding ex-officio legislative membership for WRCC SF 2181 – DNR household hazardous materials program update SF 2182 – Nonprofit energy efficiency grant program SSB 3126 – Proposed constitutional amendment providing the right to hunt and fish COMMITTEE ACTION: SF 2180 adds four members of the Legislature as ex-officio (non-voting) members to the…

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Dems: Labor & Business Relations – week of Feb. 15, 2016

SF 313 –Reasonable Accommodations for Pregnancy in the Workplace SF 398 – Wage Payment Collection SF 2097 –Paid Leave for Prenatal Appointments SF 2193/SSB 3071 — Equal Pay SF 2194/SF 2129 — PERB Administrative Law Judges Merit System   COMMITTEE ACTION: SF 313 requires an employer to provide reasonable accommodations to an employee based on…

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Dems: Judiciary – week of Feb. 15, 2016

SF 84 – Fair Chance at Employment Act SF 2039 – Extension of Statute of Limitations for Child Sex Abuse and Certain Obscenity Crimes SF 2183 – Statute of Limitations for Child Endangerment SF 2184 – Probate Bill SF 2185 – Relating to Criminal Trespass SF 2186 – Relating to Criminal Penalties for Crack and…

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Dems: Human Resources – week of Feb. 15, 2016

SSB 3113 — Medical Assistance Advisory Council Membership SSB 3114 — DHS Child Welfare Improvements SSB 3143 — Licensing of Genetic Counselors SSB 3151 — Mental Illness Treatment SF 2008 — Possession and Administration of Emergency Drugs for Overdoses SF 2079 –Prescription Dispensing SF 2091 — ACA Reporting of Ownership Information SF 2107 — Medicaid…

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Dems: Education – week of Feb. 15, 2016

SF 2077 – Dating violence and prevention curriculum SF 2095 – Mandatory child abuse reporter training includes human trafficking SF 2131 – Credit hours technical change for National Guard educational assistance program SF 2132 – Hour or days applicable to 90 days of the student’s open athletic ineligibility SSB 3044 – Requiring medical personnel at…

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Dems: Economic Growth – week of Feb. 15, 2016

SF 2052 –Biofuels Tax Credits SF 2179/SSB 3095 – Apprenticeship Incentives in the High Quality Jobs Program SF 2212/SSB 3146 –Baseball and Softball Tournament Facility Sales Tax Rebate SSB 3136 –Changes to the Nuisance Property Remediation Fund   COMMITTEE ACTION: SF 2052 extends the expiration date of four biofuel tax credits from January 1, 2018,…

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GOP: First Funnel Survivors of 2016

GOP: First Funnel Survivors of 2016

Below is a list and short description of bills that survived the first funnel in the Iowa House: 2016 First Funnel Survivors   2016 First Funnel Survivors Agriculture HF 2175/HSB 519-Proposes to provide for extension of existing tax credits and sales and use tax refunds (biodiesel production) relating to renewable motor fuels including their component biofuels.…

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