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Iowa Senate Subcommittee meetings scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 8:
10:30 a.m. – SF 2173 – A bill for an act relating to the use of a simulated firearm or simulated explosive when committing a robbery, the criminal offense of intimidation, or other crimes, and providing penalties. Shipley – CH, Kinney , Rowley
2:30 p.m. – SSB 3102 – A bill for an act relating to juvenile justice including juvenile delinquency, child in need of assistance and family in need of assistance proceedings, juvenile justice reform, and juvenile court expenses and costs, and including effective date provisions. Edler – CH, Costello , Ragan
2:30 p.m. – SF 2051 – A bill for an act relating to railroad trains, including train length limits and the operation of trains by a crew of two or more persons, providing penalties, making penalties applicable, and including effective date provisions. Green – CH, Rowley , Taylor, T.
3:30 p.m. – SSB 3032 – A bill for an act related to matters under the purview of the economic development authority including the high quality jobs program, the Iowa energy center, and the workforce housing tax incentive program. Koelker – CH, Goodwin , Mathis.