2021 Legislative Update #8

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The 89th General Assembly
Legislative Update
March 11, 2021

2021 SESSION TIMETABLE

MARCH 15 - 19 Senate considers only Senate bills, joint resolutions, and unfinished business (10th week) House considers only House bills, joint resolutions, and unfinished business (Joint Rule 20) 

MARCH 22 - APRIL 2 Debate not limited by rule (11th and 12th weeks) 

APRIL 2 Final date for Senate bills and joint resolutions to be reported out of House (Friday of the 12th week)** committees and House bills and joint resolutions out of Senate committees (Joint Rule 20) 

APRIL 5 - 9 Senate considers only House bills, joint resolutions, and unfinished business (13th week) House considers only Senate bills, joint resolutions, and unfinished business (Joint Rule 20) 

APRIL 12 Only the following bills and resolutions are eligible for consideration: (Joint Rule 20) (Beginning of the 14th week) ▪ 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 12 Amendments need not be filed on the day preceding floor debate (Beginning of the 14th week) (House Rule 31.8) 

APRIL 30 110th calendar day of the session [Per diem expenses end - Iowa Code Sec. 2.10(1)] 

**The March 5 and April 2 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: 07/28/2020

2021 SESSION COVID PROTOCOLS

  

2021 BILLS OF INTEREST - ELIGIBLE FOR CONTINUED CONSIDERATION
*Bills eligible for consideration beyond the 03-05-21 funnel deadline.
Note: Other bills may be revived as amendments, etc.  

SSB 1070 An Act relating to the establishment and implementation of the safe and sound program within the department of public safety, to participation in or use of the program by schools and students, to immunity from civil or criminal liability arising from a report made pursuant to the program, and to a safe and sound revolving fund. Introduced, referred to Education 01-21-21.

SF 361 (Formerly SSB 1055) An Act concerning private sector employee drug testing. Introduced, referred to Labor and Business Relations 01-19-21. Passed subcommittee with amendment 02-02-21. Passed committee 02-11-21. 

SF 363 (Formerly SF 226 and SF 43) An Act relating to the regulation of certain tobacco and hemp-related products. Introduced, referred to Commerce 01-12-21. Passed subcommittee 01-26-21. Passed committee 02-02-21. Referred to Ways and Means 02-04-21. Passed subcommittee with amendment 02-10-21. Passed committee 02-11-21. Passed Senate with amendment 02-17-21, to House State Government.   

SF 367 (Formerly SSB 1146) An Act relating to certain financial obligations, including under the consumer credit code, and including under the criminal and juvenile justice system by modifying criminal and civil surcharges, fines, fees, costs, and court debt, and providing civil penalties. Introduced, referred to Ways and Means 02-02-21. Passed subcommittee 02-04-21. Passed committee 02-15-21. Passed Senate 02-23-21, sent to House. Passed subcommittee 03-09-21. 

SF 388 (Formerly SF 246) An Act relating to certain civil and criminal enforcement activities involving the practice of massage therapy and cosmetology, and human trafficking. Introduced, referred to Judiciary 02-03-21. Passed subcommittee 02-10-21. Passed committee 02-16-21.

SF 408 (Formerly SSB 1163) An Act relating to the delivery of alcoholic beverages by retailers. Introduced, referred to State Government 02-04-21. Passed committee 02-17-21.

SF 475 (Formerly SSB 1171) An Act providing for an annual transfer of moneys from the beer and liquor control fund and the uses of such moneys. An Act relating to alcohol beverage control concerning certain class "C" liquor control licensees. Introduced, referred to State Government 02-09-21. Passed subcommittee with amendment 02-16-21. Passed committee 02-24-21. Referred to Appropriations 03-01-21.

SF 479 (Formerly SSB 1203) An Act relating to the denial of state funds to a local entity. Introduced, referred to State Government 02-16-21. Passed committee 02-24-21. Passed Senate 03-10-21. Sent to House.

SF 513 (Formerly SF 395) An Act relating to the confidentiality of certain law enforcement information involving a person experiencing a mental health crisis, substance-related disorder crisis, or housing crisis. Introduced, referred to Judiciary 02-17-21. Passed subcommittee 02-22-21. Passed committee 03-02-21.

SF 521 (Formerly SF 305) An Act providing for a human trafficking task force and an annual report to the general assembly. Introduced, referred to Judiciary 02-10-21. Passed subcommittee with amendment 02-24-21. Passed committee 03-02-21. Passed Senate 03-09-21. Sent to House.

SF 526 (Formerly SSB 1234) An Act relating to the emergency detention of a person experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis and access centers. Introduced, referred to Human Resources 03-01-21. Passed subcommittee 03-02-21. Passed committee 03-02-21. 

SF 533 (Formerly SSB 1226) An Act relating to the possession of marijuana. Introduced, referred to Judiciary 02-25-21. Passed subcommittee 03-02-21. Passed committee 03-02-21. 

SF 536 (Formerly SF 506) An Act relating to operating-while-intoxicated offenses, including the lookback period for prior convictions, temporary restricted licenses, and ignition interlock devices. Introduced, referred to Judiciary 03-02-21. Passed subcommittee 03-02-21. Passed committee 03-03-21. 

SF 542 (Formerly SF 411) An Act providing a rebate on the renewal of certain licenses or permits for the sale of alcoholic beverages for on-premises consumption. Introduced, referred to State Government 02-18-21. Passed subcommittee with amendment 02-25-21. Passed committee 03-04-21. Referred to Ways and Means 03-08-21.

SF 556 (Formerly SF 505) An Act relating to the admissibility of the results of an analysis of a person's blood, breath, or urine in criminal and administrative proceedings. Introduced, referred to Judiciary 03-01-21. Passed subcommittee 03-02-21. Passed committee 03-04-21. 

 

HF 262 (Formerly HSB 51) An Act relating to the refilling of a prescription in emergency situations. Introduced, referred to Human Resources 01-14-21. Passed subcommittee 01-20-21. Passed committee 01-26-21. Passed House 02-08-21. Introduced, referred to Senate Human Resources 02-09-21.

HF 283 (Formerly HSB 22) An Act creating the criminal offense of defrauding a drug or alcohol test. Introduced, referred to Judiciary 01-12-21. Passed subcommittee 01-20-21. Passed committee 01-28-21. Placed on calendar 01-28-21. Passed House with amendment 02-16-21. Passed Senate 02-17-21. Sent to Governor. Signed by Governor 03-08-21.

HF 294 (Formerly HF 89) An Act relating to reimbursement rates for health care services for mental health conditions, illnesses, injuries, or diseases provided to covered persons by telehealth. Introduced, referred to Human Resources 01-15-21. Passed subcommittee 01-21-21. Placed on calendar 01-28-21.An Act relating to reimbursement rates for health care services provided to covered persons by telehealth. Introduced, referred to Human Resources 03-01-21. Passed subcommittee 03-02-21. Passed committee 03-03-21. Passed House 03-08-21.

HF 303 (Formerly HF 64) An Act relating to confidential communications between a peer support group counselor and specified individuals. Introduced, referred to Public Safety 01-14-21. Passed subcommittee 01-28-21. Passed committee 01-28-21. Passed House 03-08-21.

HF 384 (Formerly HSB 90) An Act relating to alcohol beverage control concerning certain class "C" liquor control licensees. Introduced, referred to Commerce 01-20-21. Passed subcommittee 01-27-21. Passed committee 02-04-21. Passed House with amendment 02-16-21. Sent to Senate, passed on file 02-17-21. Passed subcommittee 03-10-21. 

HF 391 (Formerly HSB 74) An Act relating to controlled substances and precursor substances, including amending the controlled substance and precursor substances schedules. Introduced, referred to Human Resources 01-19-21. Passed subcommittee with amendment 01-28-21. Passed committee 02-02-21. Passed House 02-10-21. Introduced, referred to Senate Judiciary 02-11-21. Passed subcommittee 02-24-21. Passed committee 03-01-21. Sent to Governor.   

HF 427 (Formerly HSB 98) An Act relating to the Iowa drug policy coordinator and the Iowa drug policy advisory council. Introduced, referred to Public Safety 01-20-21. Passed subcommittee 01-27-21. Passed committee with amendment 02-03-21. Passed House 03-08-21. Sent to Senate. Passed subcommittee 03-10-21.

HF 431 (Formerly HF 88) An Act relating to the provision of audio-only telehealth or telemedicine by health care professionals. Introduced, referred to Human Resources 01-15-21. Passed subcommittee 01-26-21. Passed committee with amendment 02-02-21. Passed House 02-16-21. Sent to Senate.   

HF 452 (Formerly HSB 34) An Act relating to certain civil and criminal enforcement activities involving the practice of massage therapy and cosmetology, and human trafficking. Introduced, referred to Judiciary 01-13-21. Passed subcommittee 01-19-21. Passed committee 02-08-21. Amendment filed 02-23-21. Passed House to 03-08-21. Sent to Senate.

HF 548 (Formerly HSB 187) An Act providing for the regulation of hemp, including by creating an affirmative defense in cases of criminal prosecution. Introduced, referred to Public Safety 02-08-21. Passed subcommittee 02-10-21. Passed committee 02-11-21.

HF 585 (Formerly HSB 76) An Act relating to the establishment and implementation of the safe and sound program within the department of public safety, to participation in or use of the program by schools and students, to immunity from civil or criminal liability arising from a report made pursuant to the program, and to a safe and sound revolving fund. Introduced, referred to Public Safety 01-19-21. Passed subcommittee 01-25-21. Passed committee with amendment 02-16-21.

HF 678 (Formerly HSB 6) An Act relating to probation. Introduced, referred to Public Safety 01-12-21. Subcommittee returns the bill to committee without recommendation 01-19-21. Passed committee with amendment 02-18-21.

HF 731 (Formerly HF 269) An Act prohibiting certain health carriers from excluding certain out-of-state health care professionals from participating as providers, via telehealth, under the carriers' policies, plans, and contracts. Introduced, referred to Human Resources 01-28-21. Passed subcommittee 02-03-21. Passed committee 03-02-21.

HF 748 (Formerly HSB 248) An Act concerning private sector employee drug testing. Introduced, referred to Labor 02-24-21. Passed subcommittee 03-01-21. Passed committee 03-02-21.

HF 757 (Formerly HSB 251) An Act relating to driver's license restrictions, including ignition interlock device requirements for a first operating-while-intoxicated offense. Introduced, referred to Public Safety 02-24-21. Passed subcommittee 03-01-21. Passed committee 03-02-21. Passed House 03-10-21. Sent to Senate.

HF 766 (Formerly HSB 214) An Act relating to the delivery of alcoholic beverages by retailers. Introduced, referred to State Government 02-16-21. Passed subcommittee with amendment 02-23-21. Passed committee with amendment 03-02-21. 

HF 768 (Formerly HSB 60) An Act concerning the authority of a native wine manufacturer to sell native wine for on-premises consumption. Introduced, referred to State Government 01-14-21. Passed subcommittee 02-27-21. Passed committee with amendment 03-03-21.

HF 784 (Formerly HF 706, Formerly HF 294, Formerly HF 89) An Act relating to reimbursement rates for health care services for mental health conditions, illnesses, injuries, or diseases provided to covered persons by telehealth. Introduced, referred to Human Resources 01-15-21. Passed subcommittee 01-21-21. Placed on calendar 01-28-21.An Act relating to reimbursement rates for health care services provided to covered persons by telehealth. Introduced, referred to Human Resources 03-01-21. Passed subcommittee 03-02-21. Passed committee 03-03-21.

HF 818 (Formerly HSB 231) An Act relating to the restoration of voting rights to certain convicted persons. Introduced, referred to Judiciary 02-18-21. Passed subcommittee 03-02-21. Passed committee 03-04-21.

HF 831 (Formerly HF 223) An Act relating to the expungement of certain nonviolent class "D" felonies. Introduced, referred to Judiciary 1-27-21. Passed subcommittee 03-01-21. Passed committee 03-04-21.

  

2021 BILLS OF INTEREST - NO LONGER ELIGIBLE FOR CONTINUED CONSIDERATION
Note: Other bills may be revived as amendments, etc.  

SJR 10 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 02-17-21. Passed subcommittee 02-24-21. 

SSB 1022 An Act relating to alcoholic beverage drink pods. Introduced, referred to State Government 01-12-21. Passed subcommittee with amendment 01-27-21.

SSB 1110 An Act relating to controlled substances and precursor substances. Introduced, referred to Judiciary 01-27-21.

SSB 1139 An Act relating to the use of an electronic communication device while driving. Introduced, referred to Transportation 02-02-21.

SSB 1140 An Act relating to certain public safety, public employment, and law enforcement matters. Introduced, referred to Judiciary 02-02-21.

SSB 1164 An Act relating to Medicaid program processes and oversight. Introduced, referred to Commerce 02-04-21. Passed subcommittee 02-15-21.

SSB 1170 An Act providing for the regulation of hemp, including by creating an affirmative defense in cases of criminal prosecution. Introduced, referred to Agriculture 02-09-21.

SSB 1177 An Act relating to the medical cannabidiol program, including medical cannabidiol registration cards, medical cannabidiol dispensaries, and income tax deductions, and establishing a medical cannabidiol tax fund. Introduced, referred to Judiciary 02-09-21. Passed subcommittee 02-11-21.  

SF 83 An Act relating to marijuana, including the manufacture, delivery, and possession of marijuana. Introduced, referred to Judiciary 01-14-21.

SF 188 An Act relating to law enforcement profiling by standardizing collection and centralizing the compilation and reporting of officer stop and compliance data, providing for officer training, and creating a community policing advisory board. Introduced, referred to Judiciary 01-28-21.

SF 190 An Act relating to long-term services and supports provided under the Medicaid program. Introduced, referred to Human Resources 01-28-21.

SF 204 An Act relating to the criminal offense of manufacturing, delivering, selling, or possessing drug paraphernalia by exempting hypodermic needles or syringes delivered, sold, or possessed through an approved needle exchange program. Introduced, referred to Judiciary 02-02-21.

SF 268 An Act relating to human trafficking prevention training to persons seeking to renew a commercial driver's license. Introduced, referred to Transportation 02-08-21.

SF 280 An Act relating to the elimination of the exemption of gaming floors from the prohibitions of the smokefree air Act. Introduced, referred to State Government 02-08-21.

SF 329 (Formerly SSB 1047) An Act creating the criminal offense of defrauding a drug or alcohol test. Introduced, referred to Commerce 01-19-21. Passed subcommittee with amendment 02-03-21. Passed committee 02-10-21. Withdrawn 02-17-21, substituted by HF 283

SF 330 (Formerly SF 46) An Act relating to the use of an electronic communication device in a voice-activated or hands-free mode while driving. Introduced, referred to Transportation 01-12-21. Passed subcommittee with amendment 02-02-21.

SF 358 An Act relating to an exception to electronic prescribing of a prescription drug. Introduced, referred to Human Resources 02-15-21. 

SF 398 An Act relating to a mental health service providers competitive grant program for school districts and area education agencies. Introduced, referred to Education 02-17-21. 

SF 406 An Act relating to marijuana, including the manufacture, delivery, and possession of marijuana and the licensure of retail marijuana, providing fees, including excise taxes. Introduced, referred to Judiciary 02-18-21. 

SF 407 An Act relating to marijuana, including the manufacture, delivery, and possession of marijuana. Introduced, referred to Judiciary 02-19-21.

SF 446 An Act creating the community law enforcement enhancement fund. Introduced, referred to Appropriations 02-23-21. 

 

HSB 62 An Act relating to alcoholic beverage drink pods. Introduced, referred to State Government 01-14-21. Passed subcommittee 01-21-21.

HSB 230 An Act relating to the denial of state funds to a local entity. Introduced, referred to Public Safety 02-18-21. Passed subcommittee 02-23-21.

HF 7 An Act creating a work group relating to child fatality protocol and alleged child abuse. Introduced, referred to Human Resources 01-12-21.

HF 25 An Act concerning review of disapproval of applications for liquor control licenses and permits by local authorities. Introduced, referred to State Government 01-12-21.

HF 62 An Act providing for a study regarding the possible establishment of a jail diversion program for offenders with a mental illness. Introduced, referred to Public Safety 01-14-21.

HF 98 An Act relating to cigarettes, tobacco, tobacco products, alternative nicotine products, and vapor products, and including taxation of such products. Introduced, referred to State Government 01-15-21.

HF 163 An Act relating to the manufacture, delivery, or possession of marijuana and the possession of drug paraphernalia. Introduced, referred to Public Safety 1-22-21.

HF 181 An Act requiring a rehabilitation plan and a post-incarceration plan for an inmate committed to the custody of the Iowa department of corrections. Introduced, referred to Public Safety 1-22-21. 

HF 186 An Act relating to human services and juvenile justice including child custody, child in need of assistance, and family in need of assistance proceedings, establishing the department of family stabilization and preservation. Introduced, referred to Judiciary 1-22-21. 

HF 205 An Act relating to the reimbursement rates for providers of substance use disorder treatment services and behavioral health services. Introduced, referred to Human Resources 01-25-21.

HF 297 An Act authorizing local alcohol licensing or permitting authorities to require training for employees who serve alcohol. Introduced, referred to Labor 01-28-21.

HF 344 An Act relating to the enforcement of the prohibition on the use of an electronic communication device while driving as a secondary action. Introduced, referred to Public Safety 02-02-21.

HF 356 An Act relating to law enforcement profiling by standardizing collection and centralizing the compilation and reporting of officer stop and compliance data, providing for officer training, creating a community policing advisory board, and providing for penalties and remedies. Introduced, referred to Public Safety 02-02-21.

HF 392 An Act relating to the use of an electronic device in a voice-activated or hands-free mode while driving. Introduced, placed on calendar 02-04-21.

HF 404 An Act relating to the practice of alternative and complementary medicine. Introduced, referred to Human Resource 02-08-21. 

HF 446 An Act relating to substance use disorder treatment and behavioral health services and reimbursement. Introduced, referred to Human Resources 02-09-21. 

HF 459 An Act removing psilocybin and psilocyn from the list of substances classified as schedule I controlled substances under Iowa's uniform controlled substances Act. Introduced, referred to Public Safety 02-09-21.

HF 466 An Act requiring implicit bias training for health-related professionals. Introduced, referred to State Government 02-10-21.

HF 469 An Act relating to toilet facilities in establishments that serve alcoholic beverages. Introduced, referred to Commerce 02-10-21. Passed subcommittee 02-17-21.

HF 480 An Act relating to the decriminalization of certain schedule I controlled substances for the purposes of use by a patient diagnosed with a terminal illness or a life-threatening disease or condition. Introduced, referred to Human Resources 02-11-21.

HF 503 An Act establishing a school climate and bullying prevention work group. Introduced, referred to Education 02-15-21.

HF 510 An Act relating to the expungement of an operating-while-intoxicated offense that is a serious misdemeanor under certain circumstances. Introduced, referred to Public Safety 02-15-21.

HF 530 An Act relating to the elimination of the exemption of gaming floors from the prohibitions of the smokefree air Act. Introduced, referred to State Government 02-15-21.

HF 636 An Act creating the psilocybin services Act. Introduced, referred to Public Safety 02-23-21.

HF 639 An Act authorizing the direct shipment and delivery of native distilled spirits. Introduced, referred to State Government 02-23-21.

HF 648 An Act relating to the possession, delivery, or possession with the intent to deliver marijuana. Introduced, referred to Public Safety 02-23-21.

HF 679 An Act relating to school district protocols for suicide prevention, intervention, and post-vention and the identification of adverse childhood experiences and strategies to mitigate toxic stress response. Introduced, referred to Education 02-24-21.

HF 751 An Act relating to marijuana, by eliminating penalties for the possession, manufacture, and delivery of marijuana and providing for the expungement of convictions related to marijuana. Introduced, referred to Public Safety 03-05-21.

HF 816 An Act relating marijuana, including the manufacture, delivery, and possession of marijuana and the licensure of retail marijuana. Introduced, referred to Public Safety 03-10-21.

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 April 13, 2021 at 8:13am.