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Tuesday, Jan. 19

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8 a.m. –HSB 6: House Study Bill 6 relates to probation, provides penalties and includes effective dates and provisions.

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8 a.m – HSB 38: House Study Bill 38 is an act relating to the opening, administration and termination of adult and minor guardianships and conservatorships.

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8:30 a.m – HSB 31: House Study Bill 31 is an act creating a civil remedy for the disclosure of private, sexually explicit images without consent of the depicted individual.

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9 a.m. – HSB 41: House Study Bill 41 is a joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Iowa Constitution specifying there is no constitutional right to an abortion or public funding of abortion.

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9 a.m. – HSB 34: House Study Bill 34 is an act relating to certain civil and criminal enforcement activities involving the practice of massage therapy and cosmetology, and human trafficking.

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9:30 a.m. – HSB 9: House Study Bill 9 is a joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Iowa relating to the right of the people to keep and bear arms.

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12 p.m. – HSB 29: House Study Bill 29 is an act relating to the crime of disorderly conduct. It was proposed by Judiciary Committee Chair Rep. Steve Holt.

The bill requires a person to intentionally or recklessly cause unreasonable distress when the person engages in loud and raucous noise in the vicinity of any residence or public building.

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12:30 p.m. – HSB 48: House Study Bill 48 is a resolution relating to the permanent rules of the House of Representatives.

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12:30 p.m. – HSB 37: House Study Bill 37 was proposed by Judiciary Committee Chair Rep. Steve Holt. It’s an act relating to the creation, administration and termination of custodial trusts.

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1 p.m. – HSB 3: House Study Bill 3 was introduced by Human Resources Committee Chair Rep. Ann Meyer. It’s an act establishing a graduated eligibility phase-out program for state child care assistance.

The bill provides that at the time of a 12-month eligibility redetermination for a family receiving state child care assistance, the family shall remain eligible for child care assistance, subject to the graduated eligibility phase-out program, if either the family’s nonexempt gross monthly income is at least 225 percent but less than 250 percent of the federal poverty level applicable to the family size for children needing basic care or the family’s nonexempt gross monthly income is at least 225 percent but less than 275 percent of the federal poverty level applicable to the family size for children needing special needs care.

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1 p.m. – HSB 47: House Study Bill 47 was proposed by Veterans Affairs Committee Chair Rep. Sandy Salmon. It’s an act relating to the investment and use of funds in the veterans trust fund.

The bill authorizes the treasurer of state to invest moneys in the trust fund in any investments authorized for the Iowa public employees’ retirement system in Code section 97B.7A. The bill eliminates the ability to use moneys in the veterans trust fund for cash flow purposes in a fiscal year.

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1:30 p.m. – HSB 5: House Study Bill 5 was proposed by Public Safety Committee Chair Rep. Jarad Klein. It’s an act relating to unintentionally causing the death of a person by operating a motor vehicle at an excessive speed.

The bill provides a person commits a class ‘C’ felony when the person unintentionally causes the death of another by exceeding a speed limit established or posted pursuant to a variety of places in Iowa code, by 25 miles per hour or more, if the death of the other person directly or indirectly results from the violation.

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1:30 p.m. – HSB 36: House Study Bill 36 was introduced by Judiciary Chair Rep. Steve Holt.

The bill strikes language prohibiting an agent from furnishing anything of value to a student-athlete before the athlete enters into an agency contract and also prohibiting furnishing anything of value to an individual other than the athlete or another registered athlete.

The bill instead prohibits furnishing anything of value to an athlete or another individual if doing so may result in the loss of the athlete’s eligibility.

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3 p.m. – HF 14: House File 14 was introduced by Rep. Holly Brink. It’s an act relating to the statewide preschool program by modifying provisions relating to eligibility, funding and compulsory attendance.

The bill expands eligibility and state funding provisions of the statewide preschool program for four-year-old children under Code chapter 256C to also include five-year-old children who reach age five on or after March 15 but on or before Sept. 15 of the calendar year during which the school year begins if the district elects to enroll such children.

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Author: Jacob Hall

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