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Iowa Senate subcommittee meetings for Wednesday, Feb. 9:
8:30 a.m. – SSB 3088 – A bill for an act relating to scrap metal transactions, including by regulating the sale of catalytic converters to scrap metal dealers and providing for recordkeeping requirements, providing penalties, and making penalties applicable. Brown – CH, Koelker , Lykam
8:30 a.m. – SSB 3104 – A bill for an act relating to entities supported in whole or in part by public moneys, including the sale of public bonds, the duties and responsibilities of school boards, school districts, the department of education, the board of educational examiners, and accredited nonpublic schools, and the membership of county conference boards. Cournoyer – CH, Smith, J. , Taylor, J.
12:30 p.m. – SF 2166 – A bill for an act concerning compensation and benefits limits, relating to the earnings limitation for retirees under the Iowa public employees’ retirement system and compensation limits for school corporation board members. Goodwin – CH, Boulton , Cournoyer
2 p.m. – SSB 3109 – A bill for an act relating to statutory corrections which may adjust language to reflect current practices, insert earlier omissions, delete redundancies and inaccuracies, delete temporary language, resolve inconsistencies and conflicts, update ongoing provisions, or remove ambiguities, and including retroactive applicability provisions. Zaun – CH, Bolkcom , Dawson