Posts Tagged ‘ Veterans Affairs ’

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: Veterans Affairs – week of April 4, 2016

April 8, 2016

HF 2415 — Veterans preference information   FLOOR ACTION: HF 2415 requires the Department of Workforce Development (IWD), in coordination with the Department of Administrative Services (DAS), to establish a clearinghouse to provide information on Iowa Code Chapter 35C concerning veterans preference. IWD will develop the information in consultation with the Iowa Attorney General‘s office…

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Dems: Veterans Affairs – week of March 14, 2016

March 21, 2016

HF 2266 – Information on unclaimed remains to identify if a veteran   FLOOR ACTION: HF 2266 provides a process by which unclaimed, cremated remains of veterans can be identified and receive a proper burial. After 180 days, funeral directors who have cremated remains that have not been claimed by a relative can release identifying…

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Dems: Veterans Affairs – week of March 7, 2016

March 14, 2016

SF 2187 — Driver’s license veteran designation  HF 2266 — Information on unclaimed remains to IDVA to identify if a veteran   FLOOR ACTION: SF 2187 allows the issuance of a driver’s license or non-operator’s identification card marked to reflect veteran status upon presentation of certification of release or discharge from active duty to the…

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Dems: Veterans Affairs – week of Feb. 15, 2016

February 22, 2016

SF 2168 — Veterans courts SF 2169 — Veterans preference information SF 2187 — Driver’s license veteran designation   COMMITTEE ACTION: SF 2168 (SSB 3085) would establish a veterans treatment court, based on the pilot project in Woodbury County, in each judicial district to serve veterans and to integrate court sanctions and incentives with substance…

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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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Dems: Veterans Affairs – week of April 13, 2015

April 20, 2015

HF 414 – Disclosure requirements for private providers of veterans benefits, services   FLOOR ACTION: HF 414 requires a person who provides veterans benefits services to give a written disclosure statement to each client or prospective client, and obtain the signature of the client on the written disclosure statement before entering into an agreement to provide…

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