SENATE SHOWDOWNS: Life Amendment receives subcommittee hearing today

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You can find the full list of Iowa Senate subcommittees here. Click on “agenda” and you’ll find the video link as well as an opportunity to provide public comment.

11 a.m.

SSB 1121: A bill for an act relating to the powers and duties of the department of agriculture and land stewardship, including by providing for administration, programs, and regulations, providing fees, providing penalties, and making penalties applicable.

11:30 a.m.

SF 71: A bill for an act relating to lighting devices and other equipment on authorized emergency vehicles, providing penalties, making penalties applicable, and including effective date provisions.

12 p.m.

SJR 2: A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Iowa to protect life by declaring that the Constitution of the State of Iowa shall not be construed to recognize, grant, or secure a right to abortion or to require the public funding of abortion.

SF 102: A bill for an act relating to the classification and reclassification of certain secondary roads, and including applicability provisions.

12:30 p.m.

SSB 1077: A bill for an act relating to eligibility requirements for students under the senior year plus program and including effective date provisions.

SF 112: A bill for an act relating to the property tax exemption for forest reservations and fruit-tree reservations and including effective date, applicability, and retroactive applicability provisions.

2 p.m.

SSB 1086: A bill for an act relating to life insurance company or association cash reinvestments in repurchase agreements collateralized by securities, and including applicability provisions.

SSB 1089: A bill for an act relating to broadband service, including matters under the purview of the office of the chief information officer, the empower rural Iowa broadband grant fund, and including effective date and applicability provisions.

SSB 1114: A bill for an act relating to the definition of meeting and public notice requirements under the open meetings law.

2:30 p.m.

SF 117: A bill for an act establishing authority for school districts to impose additional property taxes and income surtaxes for certain school resource officer expenses under the instructional support program.

SF 106: A bill for an act relating to the examination and transportation of dead bodies, including associated fees and costs.

SF 133: A bill for an act allowing counties to enter into agreements to jointly appoint a county assessor.

3 p.m.

SF 6: A bill for an act relating to officer disciplinary actions.

SF 113: A bill for an act relating to the eligibility of cities to receive funding assistance to address abandoned buildings.

3:30 p.m.

SSB 1049: A bill for an act concerning the apportionment of certain business income of an airline or a qualified air freight forwarder for purposes of Iowa corporate income tax, and including retroactive applicability provisions.

SF 143: A bill for an act prohibiting a county or city from adopting, enforcing, or administering legislation specific to a dog breed.

4 p.m.

SSB 1092: A resolution relating to the Senate Code of Ethics governing the conduct of members of the Senate in relation to their senatorial duties during the Eighty-ninth General Assembly.

4:30 p.m.

SSB 1093: A concurrent resolution relating to the joint rules governing lobbyists of the Senate and House of Representatives for the Eighty-ninth General Assembly.

Author: Jacob Hall