2019 Legislative Update #16 - FINAL

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The ODCP Legislative Update is a recap of Iowa legislative action relating to drug control and criminal justice issues, the aim of which is to keep you informed of proposed legislation and any progress it makes toward becoming law.

The 88th General Assembly

Legislative Update
Volume 17, Issue 16
May 28, 2019

2019 BILLS OF INTEREST - PASSED BY THE 2019 LEGISLATURE

HF 423 An Act relating to the suspension of Medicaid coverage for an inmate of a public institution. Introduced, referred to Human Resources. Passed committee 02-19-19. Passed House 03-19-19. Placed on calendar under unfinished business 04-04-19. Substituted for SF 415. Passed Senate 04-17-19. Goes to Governor. Signed by Governor 05-03-19.

HF 623 An Act relating to prior authorization for medication-assisted treatment under the Medicaid program. Introduced, referred to Human Resources. Passed committee with amendment 02-28-19. Passed House 03-12-19. Attached to companion SF 565. Goes to Senate. Placed on calendar under unfinished business 04-04-19. Passed Senate 04-11-19. Goes to Governor. Signed by Governor 05-01-19.

HF 634 An Act relating to certain boards and councils in the department of human rights including the establishment of the justice advisory board and the elimination of the criminal and juvenile justice planning advisory council, the public safety advisory board, and the sex offender research council. Introduced, referred to Public Safety. Passed subcommittee with amendment 02-19-19. Passed committee 02-26-19. Passed House 03-21-19. Goes to Senate. Passed subcommittee 03-27-19. Passed committee 04-02-19. Placed on calendar under unfinished business 04-11-19. Passed Senate 04-17-19. Goes to Governor. Signed by Governor 05-17-19.

HF 642 An Act relating to the release of certain confidential information by the department of human services to multidisciplinary teams. Introduced, referred to Human Resources. Passed subcommittee 02-22-19. Passed committee 02-28-19. Passed House 03-12-19. Goes to Senate. Passed committee 03-26-19. Placed on calendar under unfinished business 04-11-19. Passed Senate 04-25-19. Goes to Governor. Signed by Governor 05-10-19.

HF 668 An Act concerning alcoholic beverage control, relating to limitations on business interests of certain manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers of alcoholic beverages. Passed House 03-13-19. Passed Senate 03-13-19. Goes to Governor. Signed by Governor 03-21-19.

HF 685 An Act relating to the payment of required medical aid provided to prisoners of county jails. Introduced, referred to Public Safety. Passed committee with amendment 03-05-19. Passed House 03-25-19. Goes to Senate. Passed committee 04-02-19. Placed on calendar under unfinished business 04-11-19. Passed Senate 04-16-19. Goes to Governor. Signed by Governor 05-17-19.

HF 690 An Act relating to mental health and disability services, including the establishment of a children's behavioral health system and a children's behavioral health system state board, and requiring certain children's behavioral health core services. Introduced, referred to Human Resources. Passed subcommittee 02-28-19. Passed committee with amendment 03-06-19. Placed on calendar under unfinished business 04-04-19. Passed House 04-16-19. Goes to Senate. Passed Senate 04-16-19. Goes to Governor. Signed by Governor 05-01-19.

HF 732 An Act relating to the medical cannabidiol Act. Introduced, referred to Public Safety. Passed subcommittee 03-06-19. Passed committee 03-17-19. Introduced, referred to Ways and Means 03-13-19. Passed House with amendment 03-26-19. Goes to Senate. Passed subcommittee 04-01-19. Passed committee with amendment 04-04-19. Placed on calendar under unfinished business 04-11-19. Passed Senate without amendment 04-27-19. Goes to Governor. Vetoed by Governor 5-24-19.

HF 734 An Act relating to post-conviction DNA profiling procedure. Passed committee with amendment 03-07-19. Passed House 03-26-19. Goes to Senate. Placed on calendar under unfinished business 04-04-19. Passed Senate 04-24-19. Goes to Governor. Signed by Governor 05-16-19.

SF 113 An Act allowing certain operating-while-intoxicated offenders to be sentenced as habitual offenders. Introduced, referred to Judiciary. Passed subcommittee 01-22-19. Passed Judiciary 01-28-19. Passed Senate 02-18-19. Substituted for HF 514. Passed House 03-11-19. Goes to Governor. Signed by Governor 03-21-19.

SF 230 An Act relating to manufacturers of native distilled spirits. Passed Commerce 02-11-19. Passed Senate 02-18-19. Goes to House. Passed subcommittee 03-19-19. Passed committee with amendment 03-19-19. Passed House with amendment 04-03-19. Goes to back to Senate. Passed Senate 04-15-19. Goes to Governor. Signed by Governor 05-21-19.

SF 267 An Act relating to the practice of massage therapy without a license. Introduced, referred to Judiciary. Passed subcommittee 01-31-19. Passed committee 02-14-19. Passed Senate 02-20-19. Goes to House. Passed House 04-15-19. Goes to Governor. Signed by Governor 05-10-19. 

SF 323 An Act relating to canned cocktails. Introduced, referred to State Government. Passed subcommittee 02-14-19. Passed committee 02-20-19. Passed Senate 03-12-19. Goes to House. Passed House 04-18-19. Goes to Governor. Signed by Governor 05-10-19.  

SF 364 An Act relating to the Iowa sobriety and drug monitoring program. Introduced, referred to Judiciary. Passed committee with amendment 02-21-19. Passed Senate 03-25-19. Goes to House. Passed House 04-18-19. Goes to Governor. Signed by Governor 05-02-19.   

SF 589 An Act relating to criminal law and procedure including certain related administrative proceedings. Introduced, referred to Judiciary. Passed Senate 04-01-19. Passed House with amendment 04-24-19. Goes back to Senate. Passed Senate 04-25-19. Goes to Governor. Signed by Governor 05-16-19.   

SF 599 An Act relating to hemp, including the regulation of hemp, providing for enforcement and the confiscation and destruction or disposal of certain property, providing for fees, making appropriations, including penalties, and providing implementation and effective date provisions. Introduced, referred to Agriculture. Passed subcommittee 02-19-19. Passed committee with amendment 02-20-19. To Ways and Means. Passed subcommittee with amendment 03-13-19. Passed committee 03-21-19. Passed Senate 04-15-19. Goes to House. Passed House with amendment 04-24-19. Passed Senate 04-24-19. Goes to Governor. Signed by Governor 05-13-19.  

SF 618 An Act relating to alcoholic beverage control and matters under the purview of the alcoholic beverages division of the department of commerce. Introduced, referred to State Government. Passed subcommittee 02-12-19. Passed committee 02-28-19. Passed Ways and Means subcommittee 03-25-19. Passed committee 04-15-19. Passed Senate 04-23-19. Substituted for HF 745. Passed House 04-23-19. Goes to Governor. Signed by Governor 05-10-19.

Printed from the Governor's Office of Drug Control Policy website on October 21, 2020 at 4:36am.