Posts Tagged ‘ Public Safety ’

GOP: Notable Bills in Effect July 1, 2017

June 26, 2017
GOP: Notable Bills in Effect July 1, 2017

The following is a list of notable bills that will be going into effect on July 1st. Click here to see a PDF version of this list Agriculture House File 469 – SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICTS – changed prior law that only allows one soil conservation and water quality district commissioner to live in the same…

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Dems: Domestic Abuse Mandatory Minimum Sentences Created

June 20, 2017

The legislature made several changes to stop domestic abuse this session, including mandatory minimums for repeat offenses of domestic abuse and better tracking and monitoring of abusers. The approved bill creates new mandatory minimum sentences for repeat offenses of domestic abuse. A mandatory minimum sentence of 1/5 of the criminal penalty is required for a…

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GOP: House Republicans Gave Iowa Families a #BetterDeal in 2017

June 19, 2017
GOP: House Republicans Gave Iowa Families a #BetterDeal in 2017

Iowa is already a great place to live, work, and raise a family, but House Republicans want to do more to support Iowa families.  In order to move Iowa forward, we need a positive environment where families have opportunities to thrive and grow. House Republicans worked hard this session to support Iowa families in a…

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GOP: 2017 First Funnel Survivors

March 3, 2017
GOP: 2017 First Funnel Survivors

Attached is a list and short description of bills that survived the first funnel.  The list DOES NOT include bills which failed to achieve committee approval. 2017 First Funnel Survivors

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Dems: Sharp cuts by legislative Republicans threaten public safety, education and human services 

January 23, 2017

Bolkcom: “The Republican proposal unveiled today sends the wrong message about the future of our state. The budget slashing by Governor Branstad, Lt. Governor Reynolds and Republican legislators leaves the fastest growing part of the state budget off the table: excessive tax credits. It is time to drain the swamp.”

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GOP: Bills Taking Effect July 1, 2015

June 30, 2015
GOP: Bills Taking Effect July 1, 2015

Several bills passed during the 2015 General Assembly will take effect tomorrow (July 1).  Attached is a list with several notable bills. 2015 Notable Bills Effective July 1

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GOP: 2015 End of Session Report

June 17, 2015
GOP: 2015 End of Session Report

The following is the House Republican Caucus Staff’s end of session report: 2015 End of Session Wrap Up *Note:  All information is current as of June 10, 2015

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GOP: 2015 End of Session Report

June 17, 2015
GOP: 2015 End of Session Report

The following is the House Republican Caucus Staff’s end of session report: 2015 End of Session Wrap Up *Note:  All information is current as of June 10, 2015

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GOP: Caucus Staff Analysis – Tuesday, May 5

May 5, 2015
GOP: Caucus Staff Analysis – Tuesday, May 5

Below is a list of bills being debated today, with Caucus Staff’s analysis attached: House File 651 – E911 Communications Fund House File 652 – Underground Storage Tanks House File 654 – Economic Development Authority Omnibus Senate File 336 – Protective Orders Senate File 494 – Agriculture and Natural Resources Budget Senate File 496 –…

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GOP: Caucus Staff Analysis – Tuesday, April 7

April 7, 2015
GOP: Caucus Staff Analysis – Tuesday, April 7

Below is a list of bills being debated today, with Caucus Staff’s analysis attached: House File 615 – Rural Improvement Zones House File 616 – Property Tax Assessment Notice House File 621 – Streamlined Sales Tax House File 622 – Rental Vehicle Fees Senate File 167 – Severance Pay for County Employees Senate File 200…

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