2022 ODCP Legislative Update #1

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ODCP Legislative Update

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 89th General Assembly

Legislative Update
January 10, 2022

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2022 SESSION TIMETABLE

JANUARY 10 First day of session (Iowa Code Sec. 2.1)

JANUARY 21 Final day for individual Senator and Representative requests for bill and joint (Friday of the 2nd week) resolution drafts to the Legislative Services Agency (Senate Rule 27 and House Rule 29)

FEBRUARY 18 Final date for Senate bills and joint resolutions to be reported out of Senate (Friday of the 6th week)** committees and House bills and joint resolutions out of House committees (Joint Rule 20)

FEBRUARY 21 - FEBRUARY 25 Senate considers only Senate bills, joint resolutions, and unfinished business (7th week) House considers only House bills, joint resolutions, and unfinished business (Joint Rule 20)

FEBRUARY 28 - MARCH 11 Debate not limited by rule (8th and 9th weeks)

MARCH 18 Final date for Senate bills and joint resolutions to be reported out of House (Friday of the 10th week)** committees and House bills and joint resolutions out of Senate committees (Joint Rule 20)

MARCH 21 - 25 Senate considers only House bills, joint resolutions, and unfinished business (11th week) House considers only Senate bills, joint resolutions, and unfinished business (Joint Rule 20)

MARCH 28 Only the following bills and resolutions are eligible for consideration: (Joint Rule 20) (Beginning of the 12th 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 4 Amendments need not be filed on the day preceding floor debate (Beginning of the 13th week) (House Rule 31.8)

APRIL 19 100th calendar day of the session [Per diem expenses end - Iowa Code Sec. 2.10(1)]

 **The February 18 and March 18 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: 08/10/2021  

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2022 BILLS OF INTEREST

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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

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If you would like to be 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.