2020 Legislative Update #8

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The ODCP Legislative Update is a weekly recap of action in the Iowa Legislature 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.

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The 88th General Assembly

Legislative Update
February 27, 2020

2020 SESSION TIMETABLE
*Subject to change*

FEBRUARY 24 - 28 (7th week) Senate considers only Senate bills, joint resolutions, and unfinished business; House considers only House bills, joint resolutions, and unfinished business (Joint Rule 20)

MARCH 2 -13 (8th and 9th weeks) Debate not limited by rule

MARCH 20 (Friday of the 10th week)** Final date for Senate bills and joint resolutions to be reported out of House committees and House bills and joint resolutions out of Senate committees (Joint Rule 20)

MARCH 23 - 27 (11th week) Senate considers only House bills, joint resolutions, and unfinished business; House considers only Senate bills, joint resolutions, and unfinished business (Joint Rule 20)

MARCH 30 (Beginning of the 12th week) Only the following bills and resolutions are eligible for consideration: (Joint Rule 20)

▪ Bills passed by both Houses
▪ Appropriations Bills
▪ Ways and Means Bills
▪ Government Oversight Bills
▪ Legalizing Acts
▪ Administrative Rules Review Committee Bills
▪ Committee Bills related to delayed or suspended Administrative Rules [Iowa Code Sec. 17A.8(9)]
▪ Bills co-sponsored by Majority and Minority Leaders of one House
▪ Conference Committee Reports
▪ Companion Bills sponsored by Senate and House Majority Leaders
▪ Concurrent or Simple Resolutions
▪ Joint Resolutions nullifying Administrative Rules
▪ Bills on the Veto Calendar (Joint Rule 23)
▪ Unfinished Business

APRIL 6 (Beginning of the 13th week) Amendments need not be filed on the day preceding floor debate (House Rule 31.8)

APRIL 21 100th calendar day of the session [Per diem expenses end - Iowa Code Sec. 2.10(1)]

**The February 21 and March 20 committee deadlines do not apply to Appropriations Bills, Ways and Means Bills, Government Oversight Bills, Legalizing Acts, Administrative Rules Review Committee Bills, Committee Bills related to delayed or suspended Administrative Rules [Iowa Code Sec. 17A.8(9)], Bills co-sponsored by Majority and Minority Leaders of one House, Conference Committee Reports, Companion Bills sponsored by the Majority Leaders of both Houses after consultation with the respective Minority Leaders, Concurrent or Simple Resolutions, and Joint Resolutions nullifying Administrative Rules. Legislative Information Office: 07/03/2019   

  

2020 BILLS OF INTEREST - ELIGIBLE FOR CONTINUED CONSIDERATION 
To view a complete list of 2020 bills, including bills no longer eligible for continued consideration, see update #7 at odcp.iowa.gov.

SJR 8 A Joint Resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Iowa relating to the rights of a crime victim. Introduced, referred to Judiciary 01-24-19. Passed subcommittee 02-19-20. Passed committee 02-20-20.

SF 2119 (Formerly SSB 3050) An Act relating to controlled substances, including amending the controlled substance schedules, removing certain references to marijuana. Introduced, referred to Human Resources 01-16-20. Passed subcommittee 01-21-20. Passed committee 01-30-20. Passed Senate 02-10-20.

SF 2120 (Formerly SSB 3051) An Act relating to controlled substances, including information collection and reporting requirements under the Iowa prescription monitoring program. Introduced, referred to Human Resources 01-16-20. Passed subcommittee 01-21-20. Passed committee 01-30-20. Passed Senate 02-10-20.

SF 2127 (Formerly SSB 3007) An Act relating to the regulation of certain tobacco and hemp-related products. Introduced, referred to Commerce 01-15-20. Passed subcommittee 01-28-20. Passed committee 01-30-20. Referred to Ways and Means 01-31-20. Passed subcommittee with amendment 02-25-20.

SF 2134 (Formerly SSB 3054) An Act relating to the manufacturing of canned cocktails by a beer manufacturer. Introduced, referred to State Government 01-23-20. Passed subcommittee with amendment 01-28-20. Passed committee 01-30-20. Passed Senate 02-06-20. Sent to House, referred to State Government. Passed on file 02-10-20.

SF 2261 (Formerly SF 2100) An Act relating to the provision of behavioral health services including via telemedicine in a school setting. Introduced, referred to Education 01-28-20. Passed subcommittee with amendment 02-06-20. Passed committee 02-12-20. Passed Senate 02-26-20.

SF 2268 (Formerly SSB 3016) An Act establishing the minimum age relative to various activities relating to tobacco, tobacco products, alternative nicotine products, vapor products, and cigarettes. Introduced, referred to State Government 01-15-20. Passed subcommittee 01-21-20. Passed committee 02-13-20.

SF 2273 (Formerly SSB 3013) An Act creating the criminal offense of defrauding a drug or alcohol test in a private-sector workplace for employment purposes. Introduced, referred to Commerce 01-15-20. Passed subcommittee with amendment 01-23-20. Passed committee 02-13-20.

SF 2274 (Formerly SSB 3040) An Act relating to a death affecting the public interest and reporting requirements for county medical examiners. Introduced, referred to Judiciary 01-15-20. Referred to Interim Workgroup 01-30-20. Passed committee 02-12-20.

SF 2287 (Formerly SF 2088) An Act establishing a veterans treatment court in each judicial district. Introduced, referred to Judiciary 01-28-20. Passed subcommittee 02-05-20. Passed committee 02-18-20.

SF 2344 (Formerly SF 2255) An Act relating to an exemption from electronic prescribing for free clinics. Introduced, referred to Human Resources 02-13-20. Passed subcommittee with amendment 02-18-20. Passed committee 02-20-20.

SF 2350 (Formerly SSB 3188) An Act providing for regulation by employers and other entities of the use of marijuana. Introduced, referred to Commerce 02-18-20. Passed subcommittee with amendment 02-19-20. Passed committee 02-19-20.

SF 2363 (Formerly SSB 3136) An Act relating to the medical cannabidiol Act. Introduced, referred to Judiciary 02-10-20. Passed subcommittee 02-18-20. Passed committee 02-20-20.

SF 2380 (Formerly SSB 3173) An Act relating to the manufacture, sale, and consumption of certain products containing hemp. Introduced, referred to Judiciary 02-13-20. Passed subcommittee 02-19-20. Passed committee 02-20-20.

SF 2381 (Formerly SSB 3059) An Act relating to the participation in the sobriety and drug monitoring program. Introduced, referred to Judiciary 01-22-20. Passed subcommittee 02-19-20. Passed committee 02-20-20.

 

HSB 557 An Act establishing the minimum age relative to various activities relating to tobacco, tobacco products, alternative nicotine products, vapor products, and cigarettes. Introduced, referred to State Government 01-23-20. Pass subcommittee 02-06-20. Passed committee 02-20-20.

HSB 610 An Act relating to a death affecting the public interest and reporting requirements of county medical examiners. Introduced, referred to Public Safety 01-30-20. Referred to Interim Workgroup 02-06-20. Passed committee 02-20-20.

HSB 646 (ODCP bill) An Act relating to the regulation of hemp, including by providing for testing methods and the regulation of hemp products. Introduced, referred to Public Safety 02-06-20. Passed subcommittee 02-11-20. Passed committee with amendment 02-20-20.

HSB 653 An Act concerning the medical cannabidiol Act. Introduced, referred to Public Safety 02-06-20. Passed subcommittee 02-11-20. Passed committee with amendment 02-19-20.

HF 684 An Act providing limited immunity from certain criminal offenses and prohibiting certain disciplinary sanctions for persons under twenty-one years of age who report, seek, or require emergency assistance for alcohol overdoses. Introduced, referred to Public Safety 03-11-19. Passed subcommittee 02-18-20. Passed committee 02-18-20.

HF 2135 An Act establishing the minimum age relative to various activities relating to tobacco, tobacco products, alternative nicotine products, vapor products, and cigarettes. Introduced, referred to State Government 01-27-20.

HF 2187 An Act exempting certain facilities from electronic prescription transmission requirements. Introduced, referred to 01-30-20. Passed subcommittee with amendment 02-13-20. Passed committee with amendment 02-19-20.

HF 2192 (Formerly HF 2001) An Act relating to reimbursement rates for health care services provided to covered persons by telehealth. Introduced, referred to Human Resources 01-15-20. Passed subcommittee 01-27-20. Passed committee 01-30-20.

HF 2218 (Formerly HSB 532) An Act relating to controlled substances, including information collection and reporting requirements under the Iowa prescription monitoring program. Introduced, referred to Human Resources 01-21-20. Passed subcommittee 01-27-20. Passed committee 01-29-20.

HF 2237 (Formerly HSB 572) An Act prohibiting hemp and hemp products intended for inhalation. Introduced, referred to Public Safety 01-28-20. Passed subcommittee 01-29-20. Passed committee 01-30-20. Passed committee 01-30-20.

HF 2314 (Formerly HF 2156) An Act relating to the manufacturing of canned cocktails by a beer manufacturer. Introduced, referred to State Government 01-28-20. Passed subcommittee 02-05-20. Passed committee 02-06-20.

HF 2381 (Formerly HSB 535) An Act modifying duties to prescribe practice and procedures for implementation of a pre-application screening assessment program relating to the involuntary commitment or treatment of a person with a substance-related disorder. Introduced, referred to Human Resources 01-22-20. Passed subcommittee 02-04-20. Passed committee 02-12-20.

HF 2411 (Formerly HSB 571) An Act relating to participation in the sobriety and drug monitoring program. Introduced, referred to Public Safety 01-28-20. Passed subcommittee with amendment 01-30-20. Passed committee 02-12-20. Passed House 02-26-20.

HF 2413 (Formerly HSB 609) An Act relating to controlled substances, including amending the controlled substance schedules, removing certain references to marijuana. Introduced, referred to Public Safety 01-30-20. Passed subcommittee 02-11-20. Passed committee 02-13-20.

HF 2473 (Formerly HSB 539) An Act relating to creating the criminal offense of defrauding a drug or alcohol test in a private-sector workplace for employment purposes. Introduced, referred to Judiciary 01-22-20. Passed subcommittee 01-29-20. Passed committee 02-17-20.

HF 2499 (Formerly HSB 582) An Act relating to dispensing fees and copayments for partially dispensed quantities of prescription drugs. Introduced, referred to Human Resources 01-28-20. Passed subcommittee 02-11-20. Passed committee 02-20-20.

HF 2524 (Formerly HF 2283) An Act relating to the organization, composition, meeting, and reporting requirements of health-related commissions, councils, and boards. Introduced, referred to Human Resources 02-07-20. Passed subcommittee 02-12-20. Passed committee with amendment 02-18-20.

HF 2570 (Formerly HSB 569) An Act relating to the regulation of certain substance-related products. Introduced, referred to Public Safety 01-28-20. Passed subcommittee 01-30-20. Passed committee 02-20-20. Referred to Ways and Means 02-26-20.

INFORMATION, TELEPHONE NUMBERS, AND WEBSITES

Legislature Website: www.legis.iowa.gov
Live Chamber Audio and Video: https://www.legis.iowa.gov/chambers
Daily Legislative Schedules: 515-281-5869                                                                
House Switchboard: 515-281-3221 (To Contact Legislators)                          
Senate Switchboard: 515-281-3371 (To Contact Legislators)
Office of Drug Control Policy: 515-725-0300 or https://odcp.iowa.gov/
Senate Membership: https://www.legis.iowa.gov/legislators/senate
House Membership: https://www.legis.iowa.gov/legislators/house

If you would like removed from this list, know someone who would like added,
have any questions, comments or would like a bill added to the list,
please contact Susie Sher at 515-725-0308 or susie.sher@iowa.gov.  Thank you.

Printed from the Governor's Office of Drug Control Policy website on August 08, 2020 at 9:27pm.