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2023 ODCP Legislative Update

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The 90th General Assembly

Legislative Update
March 17, 2023

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2023 SESSION TIMETABLE

MARCH 13 - 17 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 20 - MARCH 31 Debate not limited by rule (11th and 12th weeks)  

MARCH 31 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 3 - 7 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 10 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 10 House amendments need not be filed on the day preceding floor debate (Beginning of the 14th week) (House Rule 31.8) 

APRIL 28 110th calendar day of the session [Per diem expenses end - Iowa Code Sec. 2.10(1)] 

**The March 3 and March 31 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: 08/30/2022 

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2023 BILLS OF INTEREST - ELIGIBLE FOR CONTINUED CONSIDERATION 
**Bills eligible for consideration beyond the 03-03-23 funnel deadline.
Note: Other bills may be revived as amendments, etc. 

 

SF 61 An Act relating to earned time applied to reduce certain mandatory minimum sentences. Introduced 01-11-23 by McClintock. Referred to Judiciary. Passed subcommittee 01-25-23. Passed committee 01-31-23.

SF 125 (Formerly SSB 1041) An Act relating to controlled substances. Introduced 01-17-23 by Board of Pharmacy. Referred to Health and Human Services. Passed subcommittee 01-18-23. Passed committee 01-25-23. Attached to HF 128. 

SF 164 (Formerly SSB 1026) An Act relating to the use of child restraint devices by certain children traveling in motor vehicles. Introduced 01-11-23 by Department of Public Safety. Referred to Transportation. Passed subcommittee with amendment 01-19-23. Passed committee 01-26-23. 

SF 191 (Formerly SSB 1080) An Act concerning alcoholic beverage control relating to alternating proprietorship arrangements for beer manufacturers. Introduced 01-24-23 by State Government Committee. Referred to State Government. Passed subcommittee 01-30-23. Passed committee 02-01-23.

SF 207 (Formerly SF 60) An Act relating to the use of an electronic device in a voice-activated or hand-free mode while driving. Introduced 01-11-23. Passed subcommittee 01-23-23. Passed committee 02-06-23. Referred to Ways & Means. Passed subcommittee 02-22-23. 

SF 210 (Formerly SSB 1078) An Act relating to the term brain health. Introduced 01-24-23 by Health and Human Services Committee. Referred to Health and Human Services. Passed subcommittee 01-26-23. Passed committee 02-06-23.

SF 253 (Formerly SSB 1024) An Act relating to loan repayments made by the college student aid commission under the mental health professional loan repayment program. Introduced 01-11-23 by College Student Aid Commission. Referred to Education. Passed subcommittee with amendment 01-25-23. Passed committee 02-08-23.

SF 256 An Act relating to the prosecution of criminal offenses committed by law enforcement officers. Introduced 02-09-23. Passed subcommittee 02-22-23. Passed committee 02-28-23.

SF 319 (Formerly SSB 1141) An Act concerning private sector employee drug testing. Introduced 02-08-23 by Workforce Committee. Referred to Workforce. Passed subcommittee 02-14-23. Passed committee 02-15-23. Passed Senate 03-14-23.

SF 345 (Formerly SSB 1128) An Act relating to the regulation of certain tobacco products. Introduced 02-02-23 by Ways and Means Committee. Referred to Ways and Means. Passed subcommittee 02-15-23. Passed committee 02-20-23. Passed Senate 03-06-23.

SF 401 (Formerly SSB 1032)  (HSB 29) An Act relating to sales of mixed drinks or cocktails for consumption off the premises. Introduced 01-12-23 by Alcoholic Beverage Division. Referred to State Government. Passed subcommittee 01-19-23. Passed committee 02-22-23.

SF 408 (Formerly SSB 1087)An Act relating to the economic development authority including certain tax credit programs, the Iowa wine, beer, and spirits promotion board, and the beer and liquor control fund. Introduced 01-25-23 by Economic Development. Referred to Commerce. Passed subcommittee 02-02-23. Passed committee 02-23-23. Referred to Ways and Means. Passed subcommittee 03-15-23.

SF 508 (Formerly SSB 1096)An Act relating to controlled substances including the manufacture, delivery, or possession of a controlled substance including fentanyl; the manufacture of a controlled substance in the presence of a minor, conspiracy to manufacture for delivery or delivery or intent or conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance to a minor; receipt, provision, and administration of opioid antagonists, including by secondary distributors, providing for immunity; and providing penalties. Introduced 01-30-23 by Governor. Referred to Judiciary. Passed subcommittee 02-02-23. Passed committee with amendment 02-28-23.

SF 511 (Formerly SSB 1112) An Act relating to child in need of assistance proceedings concerning determinations of reasonable efforts for placement of a child and access to criminal history data. Introduced 01-30-23 by Judiciary Committee. Referred to Judiciary. Passed subcommittee with amendment 02-08-23. Passed committee with amendment 02-28-23.

SF 513 (Formerly SSB 1175) An Act relating to motor vehicle enforcement duties of the department of public safety and the department of transportation. Introduced, referred to Transportation 03-02-23. Passed subcommittee with amendment 02-23-23. Passed committee 03-02-23. Passed Senate with amendment 03-15-23.

SF 514 (Formerly SSB 1123) An Act relating to the organization, structure, and functions of state government. Introduced 02-02-23 by State Government Committee. Referred to State Government. Tabled until future meeting 02-08-23, 02-13-23, 02-14-23. Passed subcommittee 02-20-23. Passed committee 02-22-23. Passed Senate 03-07-23. Substituted for HF 662. Passed House 03-15-23.

SF 545 (Formerly SF 340) An Act providing for a human trafficking task force and providing information in an annual report to the general assembly. Introduced 02-20-23 by Zaun. Referred to Judiciary. Passed subcommittee with amendment 03-01-23. Passed committee 03-02-23.

 

HSB 110 An Act relating to child in need of assistance proceedings concerning determinations of reasonable efforts for placement of a child and access to criminal history data. Introduced 01-30-23 by Judiciary Committee. Referred to Judiciary. Passed subcommittee 02-02-23. Passed committee with amendment 02-28-23.

HSB 166 An Act relating to motor vehicle enforcement duties of the department of public safety and the department of transportation. Introduced 02-15-23 by Governor. Referred to Public Safety. Passed subcommittee 02-22-23. Passed committee with amendment 02-28-23. 

HF 101 An Act relating to the inclusion of the telephone and text numbers for the your life Iowa program on public school student identification cards. Introduced 01-24-23. Passed subcommittee with amendment 02-01-23. Passed committee 03-01-23.

HF 113 (Formerly HSB 18) An Act relating to the public defender pilot project for child welfare legal representation. Introduced 01-12-23 by State Public Defender. Referred to Judiciary. Passed subcommittee 01-18-23. Passed committee 01-24-23. 

HF 128 (Formerly HSB 25) An Act relating to controlled substances, including amending certain controlled substances schedules and precursor substances reporting requirements. Introduced 01-12-23 by Board of Pharmacy. Referred to Health and Human Services. Passed subcommittee 01-24-23. Passed committee 01-24-23. Passed House 02-01-23. Sent to Senate. Passed on file 02-07-23. Attached to SF 125.

HF 151 (Formerly HSB 9) An Act relating to the establishment of a mental health practitioner loan repayment program. Introduced 01-11-23 by Health and Human Services Committee. Referred to Health and Human Services. Passed subcommittee 01-19-23. Passed committee with amendment 01-24-23. Referred to Appropriations. Passed subcommittee 02-08-23. 

HF 155 An Act relating to mandatory minimum sentences relating to the control, possession, receipt, or transportation of a firearm or offense weapon by a felon. Introduced 01-30-23. Passed subcommittee 02-07-23. Passed committee 03-02-23.

HF 158 (Formerly HSB 39) An Act relating to alcohol beverage control concerning product placement. Introduced 01-17-23 by State Government Committee. Referred to State Government. Passed subcommittee 01-23-23. Passed committee 01-25-23. Passed House 02-02-23. Sent to Senate. Passed on file 02-07-23. Referred to State Government. Passed subcommittee 02-13-23.

HF 184 (Formerly HF 76) An Act relating to reports of arrests of unlawful users of scheduled controlled substances. Introduced 01-20-23 by Fisher. Referred to Public Safety. Passed subcommittee 01-25-23. Passed committee 02-01-23.

HF 205 (Formerly HSB 71) An Act relating to the distribution of certain barrel tax revenues collected on beer. Introduced 01-20-23 by Ways and Means Committee. Referred to Ways and Means. Passed subcommittee 01-25-23. Passed committee 02-01-23. Passed House 02-15-23. Passed Senate 03-07-23. Sent to Governor. 

HF 244 (Formerly HSB 47) An Act relating to loan repayments made by the college student aid commission under the mental health professional loan repayment program. Introduced 01-17-23 by College Student Aid Commission. Referred to Education. Passed subcommittee 01-30-23. Passed committee 02-07-23. Referred to Appropriations. 

HF 273 (Formerly HSB 76) An Act relating to the term brain health. Introduced 01-24-23 by Health and Human Services Committee. Passed subcommittee 01-25-23. Passed committee 02-09-23. 

HF 433 (Formerly HSB 29) (SSB 1032) An Act relating to sales of mixed drinks or cocktails for consumption off the premises. Introduced 01-12-23 by Alcoholic Beverages Division. Referred to Commerce. Passed subcommittee 02-20-23. Passed committee 02-21-23. Passed House 03-07-23.

HF 458 (Formerly HSB 127) An Act relating to native winery retail alcohol licenses. Introduced 02-01-23 by State Government Committee. Referred to State Government. Passed subcommittee 02-02-23. Passed committee 02-22-23. Referred to Ways and Means. Passed subcommittee 03-15-23.

HF 460 (Formerly HSB 179) An Act concerning private sector employee drug testing. Introduced 02-21-23 by Labor and Workforce Committee. Referred to Labor and Workforce. Passed subcommittee 02-22-23. Passed committee 02-23-23.

HF 466 (Formerly HSB 133) An Act relating to televised testimony in involuntary commitment hearings for persons with substance-related disorders and persons with mental illness. Introduced 02-02-23 by Health and Human Services Committee. Referred to Health and Human Services. Passed subcommittee 02-15-23. Passed committee 02-23-23. Passed House 03-15-23.

HF 476 (Formerly HSB 140 An Act relating to juvenile justice delinquency prevention programs and services. Introduced 02-07-23 by Judicial Branch. Referred to Judiciary. Passed subcommittee 02-09-23. Passed committee 02-16-23. Referred to Appropriations.

HF 478 (Formerly HSB 182) An Act concerning alcoholic beverage control relating to brewpubs and alternating proprietorship arrangements for beer manufacturers. Introduced 02-21-23 by State Government Committee. Referred to State Government. Passed subcommittee 02-23-23. Passed committee 02-23-23.

HF 496 (Formerly HSB 184) An Act relating to inspections for violations relating to retailers of cigarettes, tobacco, tobacco products, alternative nicotine products, and vapor products. Introduced 02-21-23 by State Government Committee. Referred to State Government. Passed subcommittee 02-22-23. Passed committee 02-23-23.

HF 536 (Formerly HF 301) An Act concerning penalties relating to drug paraphernalia and certain traffic offenses. Introduced 02-15-23 by Dieken. Referred to Public Safety. Passed subcommittee 02-23-23. Passed committee 02-28-23. Passed House 03-09-23.

HF 550 (Formerly HSB 149) An Act relating to medical personnel authorized to withdraw a specimen of blood from a person suspected of operating while intoxicated. Introduced 02-07-23 by Judiciary Committee. Referred to Judiciary. Passed subcommittee 02-22-23. Passed committee with amendment 02-28-23.

HF 566 (Formerly HF 386) An Act relating to bodies of the state governmental structure under the purview of the department of health and human services. Introduced 02-21-23 by Fry. Referred to Health and Human Services. Introduced 02-22-23 by Fry. Referred to Health and Human Services. Passed subcommittee 02-27-23. Passed committee 02-28-23. 

HF 595 (Formerly HSB 104) An Act relating to controlled substances including the manufacture, delivery, or possession of a controlled substance including fentanyl; the manufacture of a controlled substance in the presence of a minor, conspiracy to manufacture for delivery or delivery or intent or conspiracy to deliver a controlled substance to a minor; receipt, provision, and administration of opioid antagonists, including by secondary distributors, providing for immunity; and providing penalties. Introduced 01-26-23 by Governor. Referred to Judiciary. Passed subcommittee 02-15-23. Passed committee with amendment 02-28-23.

HF 621 (Formerly HF 20) An Act related to reimbursement rates for state-licensed providers of certain substance use disorder treatment services. Introduced 01-12-23 by Lohse. Referred to Health and Human Services. Passed subcommittee 01-26-23. Passed committee 03-02-23. Passed House 03-09-23.

HF 624 (Formerly HSB 217) An Act relating to operating-while-intoxicated offenses, including temporary restricted licenses and ignition interlock devices. Introduced 02-28-23 by Public Safety Committee. Referred to Public Safety. Passed subcommittee 03-02-23. Passed committee 03-02-23.

HF 630 (Formerly HF 406) An Act relating to human trafficking. Introduced 02-22-23 by M. Thompson, et al. Referred to Public Safety. Passed subcommittee 03-01-23. Passed committee 03-02-23. Passed House 03-09-23.

HF 662 (Formerly HSB 126) An Act relating to the organization, structure, and functions of state government. Introduced 02-01-23 by State Government Committee. Referred to State Government. Passed subcommittee 03-01-23. Passed committee 03-02-23. Withdrawn. Substituted with SF 514.

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