Posts Tagged ‘ Transportation ’

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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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: Transportation – week of April 11, 2016

April 18, 2016

HF 2414 – Regulation of transportation network companies (e.g., Uber, Lyft)   FLOOR ACTION: HF 2414passed the House on March 3. The bill creates a new chapter (321N) in the Iowa Code for regulation of Transportation Network Companies (TNCs), including as Uber and Lyft; and amends other Code sections to reflect operation of TNCs in…

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Dems: Transportation – week of April 4, 2016

April 8, 2016

SF 2228 – Electronic motor vehicle registration and dealer licenses HF 2437 – Annual Department of Transportation policy bill   FLOOR ACTION: SF 2228 received unanimous approval in the Senate on March 2. It was amended and unanimously approved by the House on March 28.   This bill is a consumer-friendly initiative that increases efficiencies…

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Dems: Transportation – week of March 28, 2016

April 1, 2016

HF 2437 – Annual Department of Transportation policy bill   COMMITTEE ACTION: HF 2437 is the Department of Transportation’s annual policy bill. It is identical to SF 2248, which passed the Senate on March 9, but died in the House.   DIVISION I creates a new category of vehicle called an autocyle. The bill: Defines…

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Dems: Transportation – week of March 14, 2016

March 21, 2016

HF 588 – Disabled parking placards HF 617 – Special license plates with decal HF 2345 – County engineer reports on allocation of RUTF dollars to repair bridges HF 2356 – Towing implements of husbandry in tandem   FLOOR ACTION: HF 588 eliminates Iowa’s non-expiring persons with disabilities removable windshield parking placard and replaces it…

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Dems: Transportation – week of March 7, 2016

March 14, 2016

SF 2248 – Annual Department of Transportation policy bill HF 588 – Disabled parking placards HF 617 – Special license plates with decal HF 2345 – County engineer reports on allocation of RUTF dollars to repair bridges HF 2356 – Towing implements of husbandry in tandem HF 2414 – Regulation of transportation network companies  …

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Dems: Transportation – week of Feb. 29, 2016

March 5, 2016

SF 2228 – Electronic motor vehicle registration   FLOOR ACTION: SF 2228, as amended on the floor, is a consumer-friendly initiative that increases efficiencies. The bill requires the Department of Transportation (DOT) to develop and implement a program to electronically handle the applications and transfer of funds for motor vehicle registration, titling and related required…

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Dems: Transportation – week of Feb. 22, 2016

February 26, 2016

SF 2224 – Motor vehicles passing bicyclists SF 2244 – Persons with disabilities plates for vehicles owned by trust SF 2247 – Motor vehicle dealer licenses   FLOOR ACTION: SF 2224 addresses motor vehicles overtaking and passing bicyclists. The bill: Broadens the definition of “lanes of travel” to include bike lanes and paved shoulders, thereby…

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Dems: Transportation – week of Feb. 15, 2016

February 22, 2016

SF 2015 – Persons with disabilities plates for vehicles owned by irrevocable trust SF 2224 (SF 2076) – Motor vehicles passing bicyclists SF 2228 (SSB 3078) – Electronic motor vehicle registration SSB 3110 – Annual Department of Transportation policy bill SSB 3124 – Motor vehicle dealer licenses   COMMITTEE ACTION: SF 2015 allows an authorized…

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