Senate Sessions — Right to keep and bear arms amendment to Iowa Constitution, medical cannabidiol in subcommittee Monday

Iowa Senators return to the Capitol today with guns and medical cannabidiol on the agenda in Monday’s subcommittees.

SF 212: Senate File 212 was filed by Sen. Amy Sinclair. It’s an act creating the criminal offense of female genital mutilation.

SSB 1120: Senate Study Bill 1120 was proposed by Sen. Ken Rozenboom. It’s an act relating to fee programs for permittee participation in lieu of required compensatory mitigation of stream and wetland impacts.

SF 225: Senate File 225 was proposed by the Ways and Means Committee. It’s an act relating to surcharges added to criminal penalties, court funds, civil fees, misdemeanor and felony fines and fines associated with scheduled violations.

SSB 1119: Senate Study Bill 1119 was proposed by Sen. Ken Rozenboom. It’s an act relating to administrative procedures within the Department of Natural Resources.

SJR 10: Senate Joint Resolution 10 was filed by Sen. Brad Zaun. It’s a resolution proposing an amendment to the Iowa Constitution relating to the right of the people to keep and bear arms.

SSB 1114: Senate Study Bill 1114 was proposed by Sen. Randy Feenstra. It’s an act exempting from the sales tax certain items and services sold or furnished to nonprofit blood centers.

SSB 1154: Senate Study Bill 1154 was filed by Sen. Jake Chapman. It’s an act relating to vegetation management by certain electric suppliers.

SSB 1163: Senate Study Bill 1163 was filed by Sen. Amy Sinclair. It’s an act authorizing use of concurrent enrollment programs for teaching certain subjects required under the educational standards and making an appropriation to fund enrollment of pupils under concurrent enrollment program agreements between accredited nonpublic schools and community colleges.

SSB 1156: Senate Study Bill 1156 was proposed by the Economic Development Authority. It’s an act relating to certain tax credits awarded by the Economic Development Authority for equity investments in qualifying businesses or innovation funds.

SF 256: Senate File 256 was filed by Sen. Brad Zaun. It’s an act relating to the medical cannabidiol Act.

The bill amends the definition of debilitating medical condition by removing the requirements that multiple sclerosis be accompanied by severe and persistent muscle spasms, replacing untreatable pain with severe or chronic pain, and adding post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of conditions which allow a patient to be certified by a health care practitioner to receive a medical cannabidiol registration card.

SSB 1153: Senate Study Bill 1153 was proposed by the Iowa Telecommunications and Technology Commission. It’s an act eliminating the education telecommunications council and regional telecommunications councils established under the Iowa Communication Network.