Iowa Legislation

TEF Iowa doesn't advocate for or against legislation. This is a summay of introduced bills that could impact our goals of creating a pro-growth tax code, a friendly business climate, and a capable education system.

 

Bill: SF 2008 (Lofgren) Home Construction Exemption (Ways & Means) HF 2159 (Kaufmann)

Subcommittee: Chapman, Dotzler, and R. Smith

Description: Excludes the sale of building materials to a non-profit for the construction of low-cost homes by prisoners from the sales tax.

 

 

Bill: SJR 20 (successor to SJR 2) Spending Limitation Amendment, (Costello-floor manager), Committee: Appropriations

Description: A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Iowa relating to the state budget by creating a state general fund expenditure limitation.

Subcommittee: Costello, Dotzler, and Koelker

 

 

Bill: SF 639 (successor to SSB 1261) Lobbying Reform and Transparency,  (Sinclair-floor manager), Committee: Government Oversight

Description: An act relating to lobbying activities by political subdivisions.

Subcommittee: Whiting, Bisignano, Sinclair

 

 

Bill: SF 411 (successor to SF 49) Assessors and State Appraisal Manual,  Garrett (floor manager), Committee: Local Government

Description: An act relating to assessors and the state appraisal manual.

Subcommittee: Edler, Garrett, J Smith

 

Bill: HF 167 (Movable Barbershops): An act relating to the practice of barbering in movable locations. HF 2195

 

Sponsor: R. Smith, et al.

 

Committee: State Government

 

Subcommittee: Mitchell, Bacon, Konfrst

 

Description: An act relating to the practice of barbering in movable locations. Alters the definition of barbershop.

 

Bill: SF 573 and successor to SSB 1229 (Government Lobbying Ban): An act prohibiting the appropriation and expenditure of funds for lobbying activities of government entities and providing a penalty.

 

Sponsor: Chapman (Floor Manager)

 

Committee: State Government

 

Subcommittee: Chapman, Bisignano, and R. Smith

 

Description: An act prohibiting the appropriation and expenditure of funds for lobbying activities of government entities and providing a penalty.

 

Bill: SF 582 successor to SF 418 (Barbering & Cosmetology): An act relating to the practice of barbering and cosmetology arts and sciences and providing transition provisions.

 

Sponsor: Shultz (Floor Manager)

 

Committee: State Government

 

Subcommittee: Schultz, T. Taylor, and Whiting

 

Description: An act relating to the practice of barbering and cosmetology arts and sciences and providing transition provisions.

 

Bill: SF 155 (Movable Barbershops): An act relating to the practice of barbering in movable locations.

 

Sponsor: Zumbach

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee: Whiting, Giddens, and Miller-Meeks

Description: An act relating to the practice of barbering in movable locations.

 

Bill: HF 2005 (Volunteer FF/Reserve Officer Credit): Increases the tax credit for volunteer firefighters, EMS workers and reserve police officers to $200.

Sponsor: Bossman

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Kaufmann, Jacoby, and Jones

Description: Increases the tax credit for volunteer firefighters, EMS workers and reserve police officers to $200.

 

Bill: SF 2021 (Art Therapy): Establishes provisions for licensing of clinical art therapists.

Sponsor: Bolkcom

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee: Chapman, Bisignano, Miller-Meeks

Description: Establishes provisions for the licensing of clinical art therapists. Requires the Board of Behavioral Science to adopt rules. Adds a clinical art therapist and a public member to the board. Makes it a simple misdemeanor for an unlicensed person to use the designation.

 

Bill: SF 2025 (County Engineers): Strikes the requirement that counties be adjacent in order to jointly hire a county engineer.

Sponsor: Koelker

Committee: Local Government

Subcommittee: Edler, Kraayenbrink, J. Smith

Description: Strikes the requirement that counties be adjacent in order to jointly hire a county engineer.

 

Bill: SF 430 successor to SSB 1108 (SNAP Eligibility): An act relating to SNAP and workfare.

Sponsor: Schultz (Floor Manager)

Committee: Labor & Business Relations

Subcommittee: Schultz, Boulton, and Whiting

Description: An act relating to SNAP and workfare

 

Bill: SJR 22 successor to SJR 16 (Income Tax Supermajority): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Iowa relating to restricting certain income tax changes.

Sponsor: Carlin (Floor Manager)

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Carlin, Dotzler, and Sweeney

Description: Income tax supermajority amendment.

 

Bill: SF 307 successor to SF 1 (State Inheritance Tax): An act relating to the repeal of the state inheritance tax and the state qualified use inheritance tax.

Sponsor: Feenstra (Floor Manager)

Subcommittee: Chapman, Quirmbach, and R. Smith

Description: Repeal of the state inheritance tax.

 

Bill: HF 2030 (Public Assistance Verification): Requires DHS to implement a computerized eligibility system for public assistance. Requires applicants give a Social Security number for matching. Includes procedures for the DHS and other requirements on verification and home visits. Requires a toll-free number, and call center with sufficient personnel, for applicants to use to resolve discrepancies. Requires reports to DIA on fraud. Includes reporting requirements.

Sponsor: Wills

Committee: Human Resources

Subcommittee: Lundgren, Salmon, Wilburn

Description: Public assistance verification.

 

Bill: HF 2035 (County Supervisor Pay): Prohibits a county compensation board from recommending compensation for county supervisors that exceeds the median annual income for the county.

Sponsor: Zumbach

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee: Sexton, Derry, and Jacobsen

Description: County Supervisor compensation

 

Bill: HSB 503 (Public Record Copying Charges): Excludes charges for legal services for the review or redaction of documents in charges for copying public records.

Sponsor: State Government committee study bill

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee: Sorenson, Bergan, and Lensing

Description: Excludes charges for legal services for the review or redaction of documents in charges for copying public records.

 

Bill: HSB 504 (Open Meetings and Budgets): Deems any deliberations or actions taken by a government within the budgetary duties of the body as subject to the open meetings laws. SEE: HF 2308

Sponsor: State Government committee study bill

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee: Sorenson, Bloomingdale, and Lensing

Description: Deems any deliberations or actions taken by a government within the budgetary duties of the body as subject to the open meetings laws.

 

Bill: HSB 505 (Meeting Notice): Requires that reasonable notice of a meeting be given to any person who has requested notice and not just to the news media who have filed requests.

 

Sponsor: State Government committee study bill

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee: Sorenson, Bloomingdale, and Lensing

Description: Requires that reasonable notice of a meeting be given to any person who has requested notice and not just to the news media who have filed requests.

 

Bill: HSB 506 (Open Meetings Bodies): Deems that only advisory groups that have been formally created by a government or school, or appropriate officer, to be subject to the open meeting laws.

Sponsor: State Government committee study bill

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee: Sorenson, Bloomingdale, and Lensing

Description: Deems that only advisory groups that have been formally created by a government or school, or appropriate officer, to be subject to the open meeting laws.

 

Bill: HSB 507 (Bottle Bill): Adds canned cocktails and additional high-alcohol beers under the bottle redemption requirements. Increases the handling fee charged by participating dealers and redemption centers to a distributor to 2 cents. Requires dealers to pay a one-cent fee to a distributor on receipt of beverages. Allows a dealer to withdraw from being a participating dealer if the dealer is within 10 miles of a redemption center or dealer agent and gives notice to DNR.

Sponsor: State Government committee study bill

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee: Bossman, Derry, Lensing, T Moore, Sexton

Description: Reforms state bottle redemption law.

 

Bill: HSB 509 (County Emergency Service Taxes): Strikes the five-year limit on county surcharges for emergency medical services and ends the surcharge only after an election based on a petition of the voters.

 

Sponsor: State Government committee study bill

 

Committee: State Government

 

Subcommittee: Thompson, Bloomingdale, Kaufmann, and Nielsen

 

Description: Strikes the five-year limit on county surcharges for emergency medical services and ends the surcharge only after an election based on a petition of the voters.

 

Bill: HSB 522 (Midwife Licensing): Requires practicing midwifes to hold a license as of July 2021. Makes exemptions for health care professionals, for Native Americans or Amish communities with traditional services and for others due to religious tenets, and in emergencies. Establishes requirements, including proof of training. Establishes a board. Limits the liability of health care providers who accept transfers of patients from midwifes.

Sponsor: State Government committee study bill

 

Committee: State Government

 

Subcommittee: T Moore, Bloomingdale, and Konfrst

 

Description: Midwife Licensing

 

Bill: HCR 104 (10th Amendment and State Sovereignty): Affirms the sovereignty of the States under the 10th Amendment of the Constitution

Sponsor: Wills

Committee:

Subcommittee:

Description: Affirms the sovereignty of the states under the 10th Amendment of the Constitution

 

Bill: HF 12 (Tax Credit Repeal): An act for the future repeal of certain tax credits.

Sponsor: Hunter

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Hagenow, Hein, and Jacoby

Description: An act for the future repeal of certain tax credits.

 

Bill: HF 42 (Blood Bank Exemption): An act exempting from the sales tax certain items and services sold to a nonprofit human blood collection and processing establishment.

Sponsor: Salmon

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Hagenow, Hein, and Jacoby

Description: Blood bank sales tax exemption.

 

Bill: HF 119 (School Property Tax Levy): An Act relating to the calculation and allocation of adjusted additional property tax levy aid for school districts and including applicability provisions.

Sponsor: Bossman

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Hagenow, Hein, and Jacoby

Description: School property tax levy calculation and allocation.

 

Bill: HF 170 (Urban Farm Exemption): An Act providing a property tax exemption for land used to produce food within the limits of a city.

Sponsor: McKean

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Hagenow, Hein, and Jacoby

Description: Property tax exemption for land used for the purpose of producing food within the limits of a city.

 

Bill: HF 2046 (Fire and Police Contribution): Sets the state contribution for the Satewide Fire & Police Retirement system (411) at 3.79 percent. Appropriates $10.8 million in FY 2020

Sponsor: Kacena

Committee: Appropriations

Subcommittee: Worthan, Brink, and Hall

Description: Fire and Police 411

 

Bill: HF 2056 (County Engineers): Strikes the requirement that counties be adjacent in order to jointly hire a county engineer.

Sponsor: McKean

Committee: Local Government

Subcommittee:

Description: See SF 2025: Strikes the requirement that counties by adjacent in order to jointly hire a county engineer.

 

Bill: HF 2058 (Iowa Code Repeal): Enacts a 10 year schedule for the repeal of the Iowa code. Directs future legislatures to review sections scheduled for repeal in the year before and to re-enact or amend code as needed.

Sponsor: Wills

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee:

Description: Enacts a 10 year schedule for the repeal of the Iowa code. Directs future legislatures to review sections scheduled for repeal in the year before and to re-enact or amend code as needed.

 

Bill: HF 2060 (School Bond Elections): Limits the election time for certain school bond elections to the regular school election date.

Sponsor: Salmon

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee: Sexton, Donahue, and Mitchell

Description: School bond elections.

 

Bill: HF 2062 (Blood and Food Bank Exemptions): Exempts digital products purchased by a non-profit food bank or non-profit blood center from the sales tax.

Sponsor: Bossman and Mohr

Committee: Ways and Means

Subcommittee: Hein, Hagenow, and Jacoby

Description: Sales tax exemption for food and blood banks and centers.

 

Bill: HF 2064 (Census Money): Appropriates $1 million to the Dept. of Management for distribution to any county which adopts an ordinance encouraging participation in the 2020 census within 30 days of enactment of this bill.

Sponsor: Mascher

Committee: Appropriations

Subcommittee: Landon, Mascher, Wills

Description: Economic incentive for census participation.

 

Bill: HF 2065 (High Quality Job Credits): Establishes incentives for cities with less than 30,000 people, in counties with less than 50,000 people, under the High Quality Jobs program. Bases incentives on the number of jobs created which meet the 110 percent wage threshold. Establishes a schedule and requirements for community matches.

Sponsor: Brink, et al

Committee: Economic Growth

Subcommittee:

Description: High Quality Job Credits for rural Iowa.

 

Bill:HF 2066 (Ambulatory Surgical Centers): Requires ambulatory surgical centers to be licensed. Defines such centers and excludes certain outpatient facilities. Requires DIA to adopt rules and perform inspections.

Sponsor: Brink

Committee: Human Resources

Subcommittee: Brink, Bacon, Wessel-Kroeschell

Description: License requirements for ambulatory surgical centers.

 

Bill: SF 2042 (Instructional Support) Caps the instructional support levy at $10.5 million for FY2021. Creates a $4.5 million competitive grant program for instructional support grants. Caps the grants at $200,000 per school.

Sponsor: Mathis

Committee: Education

Subcommittee:

Description: Instructional support.

 

Bill: SF 2045 (Hotel/Motel Taxes): Requires lodging providers to obtain a sales tax permit. Defines lodging facilitators that
help rent lodging but are not lodging providers and does not require a lodging facilitator to collect the hotel/motel tax if the value of the rentals falls below specific targets. Local Tax: Requires cities and counties
with a local hotel/motel tax to establish a specific account for such taxes in the GF. Requires the establishment of a board to spend 50% of the funds on tourism. Establishes the membership of the board and other
approved uses for funds.

Sponsor: Whiting

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Chapman, Feenstra, and Quirmbach

Description: Hotel and motel taxes.

 

Bill: SF 2046 (Employment Search Exemption): Exempts the services of executive search agencies and or private employment agencies from the sales tax.

Sponsor: Whiting

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Chapman, Bolkcom, and Nunn

Description: Sales tax exemption for employment search agencies.

 

Bill: SF 2047 (Native Prairie Credits): Does not allow the value of the native prairie subject to the native prairie property tax credit to be increased due to the value to federal conservation or wetland credits.

Sponsor: R. Taylor

Committee: Ways and Means

Subcommittee: Brown, Behn, and Giddens

Description: Native prairie credits.

 

Bill: SSB 3023 (Non-Compete Agreements): An Act prohibiting employers from entering into noncompete agreements with low-wage employees.

Sponsor: Labor and Business Relations committee study bill

Committee: Labor and Business Relations

Subcommittee: Schultz, Carlin, and T. Taylor

Description: Prohibits an employer from requiring a low-wage employee (receiving an hourly wage less than double the federal minimum wage) from entering into a non-compete agreement.

 

Bill: SSB 3057: (Hazard Mitigation Funds): Allows the state to help fund hazard mitigation, if federal assistance is granted, without approval of state
hazard mitigation funding. Limits the assistance to 10% of the amount granted by the federal government for eligible expenses. Allows the state to offer funding up to 50% if assistance is approved under state hazard
mitigation. Requires the local government to have a state-approved emergency plan. (DHS/ED)

Sponsor: State Government committee study bill

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee: Cournoyer, Giddens, and Schultz

Description: hazard mitigation funds.

 

Bill: HF 172  (State Inheritance Tax): An act relating to the repeal of the state inheritance tax and the state qualified use inheritance tax.

Sponsor: Shipley

Committee: Commerce/Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Hagenow, Hein, and Jacoby

Description: Repeal of the state inheritance tax.

 

Bill: HF 91 (Minimum Wage Increase): An act relating to the state minimum wage. (See: HF 2131)

Sponsor: Hunter, et, al.

Committee: Labor

Subcommittee: Upmeyer, Dolecheck, and Hunter

Description: Raises the state minimum wage.

 

Bill: HF 238 (Tax Credit Review Committee): An act creating a legislative tax credit review committee of the legislative council.

Sponsor: Jacoby

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Hagenow, Hein, and Jacoby

Description: An act creating a legislative tax credit review committee of the legislative council.

 

Bill: HF 254 (Business Incubator Property Exemption): An Act authorizing a property tax exemption for certain property used for shared services and business assistance and including applicability provisions.

Sponsor: Shipley

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Hagenow, Hein, and Jacoby

Description: Property tax exemption for property used for shared services and business assistance.

 

Bill: HF 370 and SF 205 (Non-Profit Food Bank Sales): An Act exempting from the state sales tax the purchase price of tangible personal property or specified digital products sold and services furnished to a nonprofit food bank.

Sponsor: Kurth

Committee: Ways & means

Subcommittee: Hagenow, Hein, and Kurth

Description: Sales tax exemption for non-profit food banks.

 

Bill: HF 416 (Urban Farming Exemption): An Act exempting from the sales and use tax the sale or rental price of gardening materials and supplies used in an urban area.

Sponsor: Olson

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: hagenow, Hein, and Jacoby

Description: Sales and use tax exemption for urban farming.

 

Bill: HF 438 and SF 1 (Inheritance Tax): An Act relating to the repeal of the state inheritance tax and the state qualified use inheritance tax.

Sponsor: Moore, et, al. (HF 438) Chapman (SF 1)

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Hagenow, Hein, and Jacoby

Description: Inheritance tax repeal.

 

Bill: HF 462 (Feminine Hygiene Products Sales): An Act exempting the sale of feminine hygiene products from the sales tax.

Sponsor: Mascher

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Hagenow, Hein, and Jacoby

Description: Sales tax exemption for feminine hygiene products.

 

Bill: HF 463 (National Guard Income Exemption): An Act exempting from the individual income tax Iowa national guard enlistment or retention bonus pay received by an individual serving in the national guard, and including applicability provisions.

Sponsor: Thompson and Gerhold

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Hagenow, Hein, and Jacoby

Description: Income tax exemption for National Guard service.

 

Bill: HF 465 (Capital Gains Exclusion): An Act excluding from the computation of net income for state individual income tax purposes the net capital gain from sales or exchanges of assets, and including retroactive applicability provisions.

Sponsor: Shipley

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Hagenow, Hein, and Jacoby

Description: An Act excluding from the computation of net income for state individual income tax purposes the net capital gain from sales or exchanges of assets, and including retroactive applicability provisions.

 

Bill: HF 476 (Solar Tax Credit Cap): An Act relating to solar energy system tax credits, and including applicability provisions.

Sponsor: Klein

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Zumbach, Hagenow, and James

Description: Solar tax credit cap.

 

Bill: HF 498 (Income Tax Repeal): An Act relating to state taxes by eliminating the individual income tax, increasing the sales and use tax rates, making conforming changes, and including effective date and applicability provisions.

Sponsor: Wheeler

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Hagenow, Hein, and Jacoby

Description: State income tax repeal.

 

Bill: HF 527 (Home Retrofitting Credits): An Act creating a home retrofitting tax credit available against the individual income tax, and including applicability provisions.

Sponsor: Best

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Hagenow, Hein, and Jacoby

Description: Tax credit for home retrofitting

 

Bill: HF 540 (Non-Profit Urban Farms): An Act providing a property tax exemption for land used to produce food within the limits of a city.

Sponsor: Insenhart

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Hagenow, Hein, and Jacoby

Description: Property tax exemption for land used to produce food within city limits.

 

Bill: HF 693 successor to HF 466 (Township EMS): An Act establishing processes for voter approval of a proposition to require a township to provide emergency medical service and for voter approval of a higher additional annual property tax levy rate for the provision of township services.

Sponsor: Committee on Local Government

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Hein, Hite, and Nielsen

Description: Voter approval for a township to provide EMS service.

 

Bill: HF 751 (Inheritance Tax Cut): An Act reducing inheritance tax rates, and including effective date and applicability provisions.

Sponsor: Gerhold, et, al.

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Hagenow, Hein, and Jacoby

Description: Inheritance tax cut.

 

Bill: HF 770 (Property Tax Abatement): An Act relating to property taxation by authorizing cities and counties to adopt ordinances providing for the abatement of property taxes due for certain persons seventy years of age or older and including applicability provisions.

Sponsor: Thompson

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Hagenow, Hein, and Jacoby

Description: Property tax abatement for people 70 years of age and older.

 

Bill: HSB 161 (Blood Bank Exemption): An Act exempting from the sales tax certain items and services sold or furnished to nonprofit blood centers, including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions.

Sponsor: Ways & Means Committee study bill

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Hagenow, Brown-Powers, and Hein

Description: Sales tax exemption for non-profit blood bank centers.

 

Bill: HF 2076 (Minimum Wage Increase): Increases the state minimum wage to $10.25 as of July 1, 2020. Increases the training wage (less than 90 days of employment) to $9.35. Makes increases based on the Social Security COLA, starting in 2021.

Sponsor: Kacena

Committee: Labor

Subcommittee:

Description: Increases the state minimum wage.

 

Bill: HF 2082 (New Resident/Graduate Tax Credits): Creates income tax credits for new Iowa residents and new graduates from Iowa colleges, community colleges or apprenticeship programs.

Sponsor: Lohse

Committee: Economic Growth

Subcommittee:

Description: New resident and graduate tax credits.

 

Bill: HF 2083 (Business Childcare): Establishes credits against the income tax, franchise tax or gross premiums tax for businesses that offer childcare for employees of up to 25 percent of costs. Caps the credit at $150,000 and allows it to be carried forward. Includes building an on-site child center or leasing or paying the expenses of a childcare center. (HF 2041)

Sponsor: Bossman

Committee: Economic Growth

Subcommittee:

Description: Establishes tax credits for childcare.

 

Bill: HF 2088 (School Professional Development Spending): Prohibits school professional development money from being spent for activities at an amusement park. Requires the BEE to adopt rules to prohibit professional development activities at an amusement park from being used for license renewals.

Sponsor: Jones

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee: Sexton, Donahue, and Kaufmann

Description: Prohibits wasteful spending for school professional development.

 

Bill: HF 2091 (Property Tax Relief Funds): Allows the use of PTER funds from school sales tax to be used for MH and behavioral services at schools.

Sponsor: Isenhart

Committee: Education

Subcommittee:

Description: PTER used for mental health services.

 

Bill: HF 2095 (Ending Corporate Welfare): Establishes a compact to phase out corporate welfare.

Sponsor: Mascher

Committee: Labor

Subcommittee:

Description: Establishes a compact to phase out corporate welfare.

 

Bill: HF 2098 (Motel Room Taxes): Increases the number of days that a room must be rented to be exempt from the motal tax to 90 days. (HF 760) SEE also HF 2281

Sponsor: Mommsen

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Hite, Mitchell, and Wolfe

Description: Increases the number of days that a room must be rented to be exempt from the motel tax.

 

Bill: HF 2099 (Property Tax Abatement): Allows a homestead owner who qualifies as a disabled vet to petition for the abatement of certain taxes from previous years.

Sponsor: Bergan

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Hite, Bloomingdale, and Gaskill

Description: Property tax abatement for qualified disabled veterans.

 

Bill: HF 2103 (Food Bank Exemption): Exempts tangible personal property and digital products purchased by a non-profit food bank from the sales tax.

Sponsor: Salmon, et, al.

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Hein, Brown-Powers, and Hagenow

Description: Exempts tangible personal property and digital products purchased by a non-profit food bank from sales tax.

 

Bill: SF 2065 (School Resource Officer Funding): Allows school districts to use funding from the instructional support program for school resource officers as of the 2021-2022 school year.

Sponsor: Sinclair

Committee: Education

Subcommittee: Lofgren, Cournoyer, and Quirmbach

Description: Allows school districts to use funding from the instructional support program for school resource officers.

 

Bill: SF 2068 (Preschool SAVE Funding): An Act authorizing school districts to use funding from the secure an advanced vision for education fund for certain preschool program costs.

Sponsor: Mathis, et, al.

Committee: Education

Subcommittee: Sinclair, Behn, and J. Smith

 

Bill: SCR 101 (Federal Rule Approval Amendment): Urges the US Congress to propose an amendment to the Constitution requiring majority approval of federal rules by the House and Senate if enough members of the House or Senate request a vote.

Sponsor: Whiting

Committee:

Subcommittee:

Description: See description

 

Bill: HF 2080 (Vaping Tax): An Act relating to cigarettes, tobacco products, and vapor products, including the taxation of such products, and making penalties applicable. SEE: HF 2307 and SF 2151

Sponsor: Steckman, et, al.

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Hein, Hagenow, and Jacoby

Description: Vaping and tobacco tax

 

Bill: HF 2110 (Quad Cities Authority): Eastablishes the Quad Cities Regional Metro Authority for Scott County and Rock County, Illinois. Establishes a board and the powers of the board, including to impose taxes approved by a referendum of the voters. Includes other provisions on the functioning of the Authority. Deems that local governments in the county are not incorporated into the Authority but allows local governments to negotiate with the Authority to transfer powers, duties and facilities. SEE HF 2322

Sponsor: Mohr, et, al.

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee: Kaufmann, Derry, and Mitchell

Description: establishes a Quad City Regional Metro Authority.

 

Bill: HSB 546 (Professional Engineer Exam): Strikes the requirement that a professional engineer show practical experience before taking the exam to show proficiency as an engineer.

Sponsor: Proposed by Dept of Commerce/Banking Division bill

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee: Bergan, Mitchell, Nielsen

Description: Strikes the requirement that a professional engineer show practical experience before taking the exam to show proficiency as an engineer.

 

Bill: SF 2072 (Local Salary Reports): Requires local governments to publish a salary report annually in November on the salaries of employees who make at least the stateside minimum weekly average.

Sponsor: Nunn

Committee: Local Government

Subcommittee: Edler, Garrett, Mathis

Description: Requires local governments to publish salary reports.

 

Bill: SF 2075 (Minimum Wage Increase): Increases the state minimum wage to $10.25 as of July 1, 2020. Increases the training wage (less than 90 days of employment) to $9.35. Makes increases based on Social Security COLA, starting in 2021.  HF 2076, HF 91, SF 247

Sponsor: J. Smith

Committee: Labor

Subcommittee:

Description: Increases state minimum wage.

 

Bill: SF 2083 (Senior Homestead Freeze): Freezes the assessed value of a homestead for a senior, 65 years, with a household earned income of $8,000 or less. establishes penalties for false claims. HF 234 and SF 38.

Sponsor: R. Taylor, et, al.

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Chapman, Brown, and Giddens

Description: Senior citizen property tax freeze.

 

Bill: SSB 3065 (Minor Business Permits): Prohibits a city or county from requiring a permit for a business run by someone under the age of 18 for no more than 84 days a year. HSB 502. SF 2241

Sponsor: R. Smith (State Government committee study bill)

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee: R Smith, Bisignano, Chapman

Description: Prohibits city and county governments from requiring a permit for a business run by someone under the age of 18 for no more than 84 days a year.

 

Bill: SSB 3068: (Public Assistance Oversight): An Act relating to public assistance program oversight, and including effective date provisions.

Sponsor: Schultz, Labor and Business Relations committee study bill

Committee: Labor and Business Relations

Description: Public assistance oversight.

 

Bill: HF 2124 (Energy Investment Districts): Allows cities and counties to establish energy investment districts to finance projects in the district. Establishes the board and the powers of the board, including to make special assessments contracts with property owners for projects.

Sponsor: Isenhart

Committee: Commerce

Subcommittee:

Description: Allows cities and counties to establish energy investment districts.

 

Bill: HF 2125 (Child Care Zones): Authorizes EDA to award funds to child care providers in childcare future zones. Defines such zones (census tracts with more than 50 children without sufficient childcare providers). Establishes the fund, the purpose money from the fund can be used, and other matters.

Sponsor: Jacoby

Committee: Economic Growth

Subcommittee:

Description: Creates Child care zones through Economic Development Authority.

 

Bill: HF 2134 (Vaping/Smoking Restrictions): Makes the legal age for tobacco and vapor products 21. Limits the sale of vapor products with characteristic flavors. Defines such flavors and establishes penalties for violations. Imposes a 50 percent tax of the wholesale cost of vapor products. Limits the advertisements for vapor products, including prohibitions against directing ads to children. Includes vaping under the smoke-free act.

Sponsor: Winckler, Wolfe, and Mommsen

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee:

Description: Vaping and smoking restrictions and tobacco tax increase.

 

Bill: HF 2136 (Puerto Rico Relocation Expenses): Authorizes the EDA to award relocation grants to assist eligible candidates living in Puerto Rico in moving to the state to fill jobs. Creates a $2 million appropriation and fund for the program. Requires 60 percent of the grant money to be used for relocation for rural communities.

Sponsor: Mitchell

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee: Mitchell, Bossman, and Hunter

Description: Creates a state subsidy program to move people from Puerto Rico to Iowa.

 

Bill: HSB 562 (Ethanol & Biodiesel Taxes): Imposes a 30 cent tax on ethanol blends under E-15 when current ethanol taxation provisions change. Imposes a tax on E-15 and higher blends 6 cents under the taxes for other fuel through July 2026. Strikes specific provisions on E-85. Requires legislative reviews every five years instead of six. Extends the biodiesel tax structure until 2026.

Sponsor: Ways & Means Committee study bill

Subcommittee: Zumbach, Jacoby, and Sieck.

Description: Ethanol and biodiesel taxes.

 

Bill: SF 2085 (Motel Room Taxes): Increases the number of days that room must be rented to be exempt from the motel tax to 90 days. HF 2098 and HF 760

Sponsor: Cournoyer

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee:

Description: Motel room taxes.

 

Bill: HF 607 (Airplane part exemption): An act modifying the sales and use tax exemption for the sale of certain component parts attached to or services performed on an aircraft.

Sponsor: Ways and Means Committee bill

Subcommittee: Maxwell, Gaskill, and Mitchell

Description: Sales tax exemption for aircraft.

 

Bill: SF 606 (Housing Tax Credits): An Act relating to the transfer of investment tax credits issued to housing businesses under the enterprise zone program, and including effective date and retroactive  applicability provisions.

Sponsor: Committee on Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Mitchell, Bloomingdale, and James

Description: Housing tax credits.

 

Bill: HF 2142 (Local Government Costs): Requires the county supervisors to assess the costs of local elections against the local governments holding the election, including assessing a share of the costs for elections with ballot items covering multiple jurisdictions.

Sponsor: Jones

Subcommittee:

Description: Local government costs

 

Bill: HF 2158 (Hoover Tax Credit): establishes a tax credit worth 25 percent of a donation to the Hoover Presidential Foundation for the income tax/franchise tax/insurance premium/moneys and credits.

Sponsor: Kaufmann

Subcommittee:

Description: Hoover tax credit.

 

Bill: HSB 568 (ARRC Powers): Allows the Administrative Code Editor addresses and phone numbers for agencies and officers when printing the Administrative Code or Administrative Bulletin. Requires that rules that will cause $100,000 in spending in one year, or $500,000 over five years, have a fiscal impact statement.

Sponsor: State Government study bill

Subcommittee: Mitchell, Bergan, and Nielsen

Description: ARRC Powers

 

Bill: SF 2086 (Business Property Tax Credits): Requires the assessor to give notice to commercial and industrial property owners not claiming business property tax credits of the availability of business property tax credits.

Sponsor: Whiting

Committee: Local Government

Subcommittee: Kraayenbrink, Boulton, and Greene

Description: Business property tax credits.

 

Bill: SF 2103 (DPS Surcharge): Establishes a $2 surcharge for registering vehicles and trailers. Scoops the money for the DPS training and equipment and vehicle purchases.

Sponsor: Shipley

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee:

Description: DPS surcharge

 

Bill: SF 2104 (Property Tax Limits): Requires spending by counties over 101 percent of the budget limit rules effective in July 2020 to be approved by 2/3 of the supervisors and then by a vote of 60 percent of the electors. Establishes a property tax freeze for homesteads if the Social Security or pensions make up 50 percent of owner's income.

Sponsor: Zaun

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Dawson, Dotzler, and Nunn

Description: Property tax limits.

 

Bill: SSB 3087 (Library Commission): Eliminates the Commission of Libraries. Gives the duty to appoint the state librarian to the director of the DOE.

Sponsor: State Government Committee study bill

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee:

Description: Library Commission

 

Bill: SSB 3087 (Sign Language Board): Eliminates licensing requirements for persons practicing sign language and or interpretation.

Sponsor: State Government Committee study bill

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee: Schultz, Celsi, and Whiting

Description: Sign Language Board.

 

Bill: SSB 3089 (Hearing Aids Board): Eliminates licensing requirements and board for hearing aid specialists.

Sponsor: State Government Committee study bill

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee: Schultz, Celsi, and Cournoyer

Description: Hearing Aids Board.

 

Bill: SSB 3090 (Dietetics Board): Eliminates licensing requirements and board for dietetics and dietitians.

Sponsor: State Government Committee study bill

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee: Schultz, Celsi, and Cournoyer

Description: Dietetics Board.

 

Bill: SSB 3094 (Medicaid Streamlining): Requires DHS to adopt rules to streamline various Medicaid processes, including prior authorization.

Sponsor: Commerce Committee study bill

Committee: Commerce

Subcommittee: Dawson, Chapman, and Petersen

Description: Medicaid Streamlining.

 

Bill: HF 2167 (Cigarette Taxes): Increases the tax on cigareetes by $1 a pack. Increases the tax on loose tobacco used in vending machines to assemble cigarettes to 3.63 cents per cigarette.

Sponsor: Mascher

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Hagenow, Hein, and Jacoby

Description: Cigarette tax

 

Bill: HF 2168 (Wind Energy Property): Increases the value assessed for property taxes against wind energy conversion property to 50 percent of net acquisition cost.

Sponsor: Gassman

Committee: Commerce

Subcommittee:

Description: Wind Energy Property

 

Bill: HF 2175 (Workforce Childcare Credits): Creates workforce childcare incentives to encourage developers to complete childcare projects.

Sponsor: Bossman

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee:

Description: Workforce childcare tax credits.

 

Bill: HF 2060 (School indebtedness) An Act relating to the date for an election to authorize the  issuance of certain indebtedness by school districts.

Sponsor: Salmon

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee: Sexton, Donahue and Mitchell

Description: School indebtedness.

 

Bill: SF 2110 (Childcare Waiting List) Increases the income level for eligibility for the waiting list for state childcare assistance to 250 percent of the FPL. HF 133, SF 163, SF 191, HF 334, HF 360

Sponsor: Ragan, et, al.

Committee: Human Resources

Subcommittee:

Description: Childcare waiting list.

 

Bill: SF 2116 (State Fee Review) Requires state agencies review all fees over a 3 year period.

Sponsor: Brown

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee:

Description: State Fee Review

 

Bill: HF 2185 (University Policy Director) Requires the Regents to appoint a public policy director for organizing debates and lectures that address multiple points of view.

Sponsor: Salmon, et, al.

Committee: Education

Subcommittee:

Description: University Policy Director

 

Bill: SF 2124 (Cannabidiol Sales Tax Exemption) Makes a cannabidiol product sold by a medical cannabidiol dispensary exempt from sales tax.

Sponsor: Greene

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee:

Description: Cannabidiol sales tax exemption

 

Bill: HF 2203 (Childcare Assistance) Establishes a phase-out program for families that receive childcare assistance but are determined to no longer be eligible at the annual eligibility redetermination.

Sponsor: A Meyer

Committee: Human Resources

Subcommittee:

Description: Childcare assistance

 

Bill: HF 2205 (Bottle Bill) Repeals the bottle redemption law as of 2023 and includes provisions to implement a phase-out of the requirements regarding bottle redemptions.

Sponsor: Lohse

Committee: Local Government

Subcommittee:

Description: Bottle bill

 

Bill: HF 2206 (Handling Fee Increase) Increases the handling fee received by dealers and redemption centers to 2 cents per container.

Sponsor: McKean, et, al

Committee: Local Government

Subcommittee:

Description: Handling fee increase

 

Bill: HF 2211 (Home Bakery Sales) Strikes the cap on home bakeries doing more than $35,000 in business.

Sponsor: Prichard

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee:

Description: Home bakery sales.

 

Bill: SF 2114 (Out-of-State License Holders) Establishes reciprocal licensing provisions for persons from out-of-state who move to Iowa or spouses of military personnel in Iowa. Requires that the person be licensed in another state and meet various other requirements, including requirements for background check.

Sponsor: Brown

Committee: Labor

Subcommittee:

Description: Reciprocal licensing provisions.

 

Bill: HF 2217 (Lobbyist Reports) Requires annual reports by the clients of lobbyists to be filed with the Iowa Ethics & Campaign Disclosure Board and not the Legislature.

Sponsor: Fry

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee:

Description: Lobbyist Reports

 

Bill: SF 2133 (Travel Agencies) Strikes provisions on the registration of travel agencies. SSB 3072

Sponsor: Johnson

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee:

Description: Travel agencies

 

Bill: SF 39 (State Inheritance Tax) An Act reducing the state inheritance tax rates and providing  for the future repeal of the state inheritance tax and state  qualified use inheritance tax.

Sponsor: Zaun

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Chapman, Bolkcom, and Edler

Description: Gradual reduction and elimination of state inheritance and qualified use inheritance tax.

 

Bill: SF 69 (State Inheritance Tax) An act relating to the repeal of the state inheritance and qualified use inheritance tax.

Sponsor: Edler

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Chapman, Edler, Quirmbach

Description: State and qualified use inheritance tax repeal.

 

Bill: HF 2252 (Childcare Wage Exemption) Establishes an income tax exemption for the wages a taxpayer earns for childcare services at a childcare home or center.

Sponsor: Jones

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee:

Description: Childcare wage exemption

 

Bill: HSB 628 (Burial Trust Exemption) Exempts the income from a burial trust from the state income tax.

Sponsor: Ways & Means Committee study bill

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Hagenow, Bloomingdale, and Kurtz

Description: Burial Trust Exemption

 

Bill: HSB 629 (Agricultural Production & Exemptions) Specifically adds corn, eggs, fruit, hay, honey, livestock, milk, oats, soybeans, vegetables and wheat as agricultural products. Adds propane equipment used for grain drying or heating or cooling livestock buildings as exempt from the sales tax. Requires only that ag equipment be used primarily in production to meet the sales tax exemption and strikes the requirement that it be directly used to qualify. See SF 2159 (Brown)

Sponsor: Ways & Means Committee study bill

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Zumbach, Hunter, and Sieck

Description: Agricultural Production and Exemptions

 

Bill: HSB 631 (EMS Taxes) Requires a county to declare that EMS is an essential service before adopting levies to pay for such services.

Sponsor: State Government Committee study bill

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee: Thompson, Bloomingdale, Kaufmann, Nielsen, and Steckman

Description: EMS taxes

 

Bill: HSB 632 (County Zoning) Allows farmland and buildings to qualify for the exemption from local zoning either independently or in combination with other agricultural uses.

Sponsor: State Government Committee study bill

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee: Kaufmann, Deyoe, Hunter, Mascher, and Sexton

Description: County Zoning

 

Bill: HSB 634 (Protecting Whistleblowers) Deems that protections in law for state or local government whistleblowers are in addition to the existing common-law or statutory protections.

Sponsor: State Government Committee study bill

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee: Jacobsen, Anderson, and Thompson

Description: Protecting whistleblowers

 

Bill: HSB 637 (Veterans Property Exemption) Allows an organization that is composed of veterans, rather than veterans of any war, to qualify for property tax exemptions for veterans' organizations.

Sponsor: Veterans Affairs Committee study bill

Committee: Veterans Affairs

Subcommittee: Wheeler, Jeneary, and Kurth

Description: Veterans Property Exemption

 

Bill: SF 2163 (License Holders/Licensing Rules) Establishes reciprocal licensing provisions for persons from out-of-state who move to Iowa or spouses of military personnel in Iowa. See SF 2114

Sponsor: Sinclair, Brown, and Schultz)

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee:

Description: Occupational licencing reform

 

Bill: SSB 3109 (Bottle Bill Changes) Adds high-alcohol beers and canned cocktails to the bottle redemption law. Increases the handling fee to 2 cents.

Sponsor: Commerce Committee study bill

Committee: Commerce

Subcommittee: Dawson, Bisignano, and Brown

Description: Bottle bill reform

 

Bill: SSB 3110 (Forest & Fruit Tree Exemption) Makes the value of forest/fruit tree property tax credit 75 percent of actual value.

Sponsor: Natural Resources Committee study bill

Committee: Natural Resources

Subcommittee: Rozenboom, Hogg, and Zumbach

Description: Forest and fruit tree exemption

 

Bill: SSB 3111 (Hospital Board) Eliminates the hospital licensing board.

Sponsor: State Government Committee study bill

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee: R Smith, Bisignano, Rozenboom

Description: Elimination of hospital licensing board.

 

Bill: SSB 3115 (Selling property by bids) Requires that state property to be sold to the highest bidder unless the Executive Council accepts a different bid, with good cause, on a 2/3 vote.

Sponsor: State Government Committee study bill

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee: R Smith, Cournoyer, and T Taylor

Description: Selling property by bids

 

Bill: SSB 3116 (Governor's Tax Proposals) Governor's Invest in Iowa Act. See alsoHSB 657  

Sponsor: Governor's Invest in Iowa Act (Ways & Means)

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Chapman, Dawson, and Jochum  House: Hein, Bloomingdale, Hite, Isenhart, and James

Description: Governor's Invest in Iowa Act

 

Bill: SSB 3122 (Occupational Licensing: Governor's Bill) A bill for an act relating to qualifications for holding professional licensure in this state, including the granting of licenses to persons licensed in other states and acquiring residence in Iowa, disqualification provisions for criminal convictions, the waiver of application fees, and licensee discipline, and including effective date provisions. See HSB 647

Sponsor: Governor's bill on occupational licensing (State Government)

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee: R Smith, Giddens, and Schultz (Senate), Lundgren, Derry, and Deyoe (House)

Description: Governor's occupational licensing bill

 

Bill: HF 2264 (Pension Benefit Exclusions) Excludes amounts for pension benefits from the maximum amount of revenue resolution that cities and counties must adopt prior to adopting a budget.

Sponsor: Kurth, et, al.

Committee: Local Government

Subcommittee:

Description: Pension benefit exclusions

 

Bill: HF 2270 (Childcare Reimbursement) Requires DHS to set the reimbursement rate for childcare providers at the 50 percent of the market rate survey from December 2017 as of July 2020 Successor to HF 2067

Sponsor: A Meyer

Committee: Human Resources

Subcommittee:

Description: Childcare welfare cliff

 

Bill: HF 2271 (Infant & Toddler Child Care) Directs DHS to define infants and toddlers as children between the ages of two weeks and three years and a preschool child being between 3 and school age for reimbursement rates.  Successor to HF 2128

Sponsor: A Meyer

Committee: Human Resources

Subcommittee:

Description: Infant and toddler childcare

 

Bill: HSB 645 (Home Bakery Sales) Strikes the cap on home bakeries doing more than $35,000 in business. See: SF 2001 and HF 2211

Sponsor: Economic Growth Committee study bill

Committee: Economic Growth

Subcommittee: Wheeler, Baxter, and Judge

Description: Home bakery sales

 

Bill: HSB 648 (Firearms Sales Holiday) Exempts the sale of firearms and ammo for a 72 hour period around the 4th of July.

Sponsor: Economic Growth Committee study bill

Committee: Economic Growth

Subcommittee: Baxter, Gassman, and Jacoby

Description: Firearms sales holiday

 

Bill: HSB 649 (Recreational Tax Credits) Establishes a one-time tax credit for the start-up costs for a new recreational business. Limits the credit to $2,500. Allows the credit to be carried forward, but not refunded.

Sponsor: Economic Growth Committee study bill

Committee: Economic Growth

Subcommittee: Lohse, Brink, and Hall

Description: Recreational tax credits

 

Bill: HF 2279 (Ethanol and Biodiesel Taxes) Imposes a 30 cent tax on ethanol blends under E-15 when current ethanol taxation provisions change. Imposes a tax on E-15 and higher blends of up to 6 cents, based on the distribution percentage, under the taxes for other fuel through July 2026. Requires legislative reviews. SEE: HSB 562

Sponsor: Zumbach

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee:

Description: Ethanol & Biodiesel

 

Bill: HF 2280 (Volunteer Fire Fighter & Reserve Officer Credit) Increases the tax credit for volunteer firefighters, EMS workers, and reserve police officers up to $200 SEE: HF 2005

Sponsor: Kaufmann

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee:

Description: Tax credit increase

 

Bill: HF 2284 (Childcare Waiting List) Increases the income level for eligibility for the waiting list for state childcare assistance to 200 percent of the FPL. Directs the DHS to adopt rules. SEE: HF 133, SF 163, SF 191, HF 334, HF 360, SF 2110

Sponsor: Prichard

Committee: Human Resources

Subcommittee:

Description: Childcare waiting list

 

Bill: HF 2290 (Business Childcare) Establishes credits against the income tax, franchise tax or gross premiums tax for small businesses that offer childcare for employees. SEE: HF 2041 and HF 2083

Sponsor: Prichard

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee:

Description: Business childcare tax credits.

 

Bill: HF 2291 (College Aid Corporation) Authorizes the College Student Aid Commission to develop a non-profit to receive public or private funds for educational assistance.

Sponsor: Gassman

Committee: Education

Subcommittee:

Description: College Aid Corporation

 

Bill: SF 2204 (Rural Tax Credits) Requires the EDA to accept applications for the Rural Development Tax Program.

Sponsor: Brown

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee:

Description: Rural tax credits

 

Bill: SF 2206 (Education Savings Grants) Establishes education savings grants for disabled students in private schools or those in public schools who are paying tuition due to being denied open enrollment. SEE HF 663

SF 547

Sponsor: Carlin

Committee: Education

Subcommittee:

Description: Education savings grants

 

Bill: SSB 3142 (Agency and Regulation Review) A bill for an act relating to the operation of state government, including the review and sunset of state boards and agencies, the regulation of professions and occupations, and investigations conducted by state boards, and including effective date provisions. SEE: SF 2163

Sponsor: State Government Committee study Bill (Smith)

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee: R Smith, Chapman, and Jochum

Description: Review and sunset provisions for state boards and agencies

 

Bill: SF 233 (Dental Hygienists and Dental Assistants) A bill for an act relating to the regulation of dental hygienists and dental assistants, and the practice of dentistry, and providing administrative penalties. See SSB 3069

Sponsor: State Government Committee

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee:

Description: Dental Hygienists and Dental Assistants

 

Bill: SF 2227 (Property Tax Credit) A bill for an act establishing a homestead adjustment property tax credit for certain property of persons who have attained the age of sixty-five or who are totally disabled, applying income limitations, providing a penalty, making appropriations, and including retroactive and other applicability provisions.

Sponsor: Carlin

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee:

Description: Property tax credit

 

Bill: SF 2221 (Redevelopment Tax Credit) A bill for an act relating to the redevelopment tax credit program for brownfields and grayfields and the aggregate tax credit limit for certain economic development programs.

Sponsor: Mathis

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee:

Description: Redevelopment tax credit

 

Bill: HF 2344 (Property Tax Exemptions) A bill for an act relating to filing requirements for property tax exemptions for certain societies and organizations and including effective date, applicability, and retroactive applicability provisions.

Sponsor: THEDE, SHIPLEY, HUNTER and KURTZ

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Hagenow, Hein, and Jacoby

Description: Property tax exemptions

 

Bill: HF 2337 (Childcare) A bill for an act exempting pay received for providing certain child care services, and creating an additional personal exemption credit against the individual income tax, and including effective date and applicability provisions.

Sponsor: Gassman

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Hagenow, Hein, and Jacoby

Description: Childcare exemptions

 

Bill: HSB 675 (School District Bond Elections) A bill for an act relating to limitations on public school district bond elections and including effective date provisions.

Sponsor: Local Government Committee study bill

Committee: Local Government

Subcommittee: Jeneary, Gassman and Gaskill

Description: School district bond elections

 

Bill: HSB 671 (Tax Credits and EDA) A bill for an act relating to certain tax credits awarded by the economic development authority for equity investments in qualifying businesses or innovation funds and including effective date provisions.

Sponsor: Economic Development Authority bill

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee:  Bloomingdale, Mitchell and Brown-Powers

Description: Tax credits and EDA

 

Bill: HSB 670 (Tax Incentive and Tax Credits) A bill for an act relating to certain tax incentive and tax credit programs administered by the economic development authority and including applicability provisions.

Sponsor: Economic Development Authority

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Bloomingdale, Mitchell and Brown-Powers

Description: Tax incentives, tax credits, and EDA

 

Bill: HF 2357 (Homestead Credits) Allows a homestead credit to be filled 7 days after closing for a home purchased between June 25-July 1.

Sponsor: Hanusa

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee:

Description: Homestead credits

 

Bill: HF 2358 (Farm Capital Gains) Exempts the capital gain of land used in a farm business and sold to a home developer in a city of fewer than 6,000 residents from the income tax.

Sponsor: Mommsen

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee:

Description: Farm Capital Gains

 

Bill: HF 2368 (Administrative Rule Filings) Requires that every administrative rule filing repeal at least two rules. Requires rules to be submitted to the DOM and for the DOM to ensure compliance. Requires rule filings to include regulatory baseline filings. Includes criteria for evaluating filings and exemptions from these rules.

Sponsor: Jacobsen

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee:

Description: Regulatory reform

 

Bill: HSB 681 (Rural Tax Credits) Requires the EDA to accept applications for the Iowa Rural Development Tax Program.

Sponsor: Ways & Means Committee study bill

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee: Hite, Carlson, and Gaskill

Description: Rural tax credits

 

Bill: SF 2242 (Taxpayer Credit) Creates the Taxpayer Trust Fund and tax credit.

Sponsor: Miller-Meeks

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee:

Description: Creates Taxpayer Trust Fund and tax credit.

 

Bill: SF 2247 (School to Childcare) Awards historic preservation credits for rehabbing vacant schools or other buildings into childcare facilities.

Sponsor: Mathis

Committee: Ways & Means

Subcommittee:

Description: Historic preservation tax credits, schools, and childcare facilities

 

Bill: SSB 3152 (Combining Boards) Creates the Contractor & Installation Board. Eliminates a number of other boards.

Sponsor: State Government Committee study bill

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee: Schultz, Celsi, and Johnson

Description: Combining boards

 

Bill: SSB 3156 (Barber/Cosmetology Board) Merges the Barber and Cosmetology Boards. Makes changes to the scope of practices currently covered by cosmetology. Sets requirements for instruction hours and other matters.  Requires that a person who has had a license in another state be granted an Iowa license.

Sponsor: State Government Committee study bill

Committee: State Government

Subcommittee: Schultz, T Taylor, and Whiting

Description: Barber and Cosmetology Board reform

 

Bill: SSB 3158 (Federal Program Eligibility) Prohibits DHS from granting categorical eligibility for SNAP, from using higher gross income standards or waiving work requirements unless expressly required by federal law. Medicaid: requires a person to meet a work-related requirment or an exemption in order to be eligible for Medicaid.

Sponsor: Labor Committee study bill

Committee: Labor

Subcommittee: Schultz, Boulton, and Whiting

Description: Work requirments

 

Bill: SF 2260 (School Tax Break) Strikes the requirement that a qualified school be accredited for the school tuition organization tax break.

Sponsor: Whiting

Committee: Education

Subcommittee:

Description: School tax break