Posts Tagged ‘ Votes in Committee ’

Dems: Ways & Means – week of April 4, 2016

April 8, 2016

SF 503 – Study of fees collected by the county sheriff SF 2223 –Biofuels tax credits SF 2306 – Facilitating natural disaster response   FLOOR ACTION: SF 503 provides for a report to the Ways & Means committees in the House and the Senate on fees collected by county sheriffs for duties they are required…

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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: 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: State Government – week of April 4, 2016

April 8, 2016

SF 2219 – Carbon monoxide detectors SF 2273 – Home food establishments HF 2429 – Gambling licenses   FLOOR ACTION: SF 2219 amends current law requiring smoke detectors in multiple-unit residential buildings and single-family dwellings to also require carbon monoxide alarms. The bill requires carbon monoxide alarms in multiple-unit residential buildings and single-family dwellings constructed…

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Dems: Judiciary – week of April 4, 2016

April 8, 2016

SF 2061 – Representation of indigent persons in criminal proceedings SF 2185 – Trespass and invasion of privacy SF 2233 – Deployed parents’ custody and visitation HF 493 – Right to summon emergency assistance HF 2270 – Father’s right to notice in juvenile court proceedings HF 2335 – Disposition of real property in a trust,…

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Dems: Appropriations – week of April 4, 2016

April 8, 2016

SF 2308 – Enhance Iowa   FLOOR ACTION: SF 2308 establishes an Enhance Iowa Board to assume the powers and the duties of the Vision Iowa Board, along with additional powers and duties. The board will include 11 voting members appointed by the Governor and eight ex-officio members. There is transition language to the new…

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Dems: Human Resources – week of April 4, 2016

April 8, 2016

SF 2188 — Psychologist prescribing SF 2260 — Disclosure of ownership information   FLOOR ACTION: SF 2188 allows certain psychologists with specialized training to write prescriptions for a limited formulary of psychotropic drugs. They must have a doctoral degree in psychology and a post-doctoral master’s degree in clinical psychopharmacology; be licensed in Iowa; have pre-…

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Dems: Agriculture – week of April 4, 2016

April 8, 2016

SF 2249 – Farm lease termination   FLOOR ACTION: SF 2249 requires parties to a lease for land used in farming to make any agreement terminating the lease in writing. [4/6: 50-0]

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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: State Government – week of March 28, 2016

April 1, 2016

 HF 2429 – Gambling licenses   COMMITTEE ACTION: HF 2429 clarifies that the license fee for a gambling facility only applies when a new license is issued to a person for a facility that increases the number of licensed facilities in the county or counties. This applies to initial or renewed licenses issued to a…

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