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Category Bill # Bill Explanation  Comments
Appropriations HF2543 Inclusion of the value of child restraint systems in the partial loss or total loss calculation for specified insurance settlements of first-party automobile losses and including applicability provisions 6/10 In House.
Appropriations HF2642  Rebuild Iowa Infrastructure Fund (RIIF) 6/10 introduced; amendment H-8249 filed. 6/11 amendments H-8278 and H-8290 filed.
Appropriations SF2417 Rebuild Iowa Infrastructure Fund (RIIF) 6/11 introduced; committee report, approving bill
Appropriations HF2644 Transportation, Infrastructure & Capitals 6/10 introduced; amendment H-8291 filed
Appropriations SF2415 Transportation, Infrastructure & Capitals 6/11 introduced; committee report, approving bill
       
Child Care HF2041 Permitting businesses new onsite daycare facilities or businesses expansion of existing onsite daycare facilities to qualify as projects under the high quality jobs program. 1/17 Introduced, referred to Economic Growth.  Subcommittee: Osmundson, Bloomingdale and James.  2/6 Subcommittee recommends passage. 2/27 Committee report, recommending passage 19-5.
Child Care HF2083 Establishes credits against the income tax, franchise tax or gross premiums tax for businesses that offer childcare for employees of up to 25% of costs.  Caps the credit at $150,000 and allows it to be carried forward.  Includes building an on-site child center or leasing or paying the expenses of a childcare center. 1/29 Subcommittee: Bloomingdale, James and Osmundson. 2/25 Subcommittee recommends passage. 2/27 Committee report, recommending passage 16-8.
Child Care HF2175 Relating to the construction of child care faculties by providing developers with sales and use tax refunds and income, franchise, moneys and credits, and gross premiums tax credits. 1/29 Introduced, referred to Ways and Means. Subcommittee: Osmundson, Bloomingdale and James. 2/12 Subcommittee recommends passage. 2/27 Committee report, recommending passage 15-9.
Child Care HF2460 Statewide pre-school program for 4-year old children. 2/19 Introduced, referred to Appropriations. Subcommittee: Brink, Dolecheck and Mascher.  2/27 Subcommittee approved. 3/3 Subcommittee Meeting: Fiscal Note LSB5788HV. 3/10 Committee report, recommending amendment and passage.
       
COVID-19 SF2338 Non-Economic Damages & Expenses                           Limited liability regarding recoverable damages and provides exemption language (safe harbor) of individuals/organizations from litigation if have consistently followed the any federal or state guidance related to COVID-19. 2/19 Introduced in the Senate and placed on the calendar under Rule 28.  2/25 Passed Senate 30-20.  3/3/ House referred to Commerce Committee.  6/5 Pass House 52-44, amended. Returned to the Senate. 6/10 Senate passed 31-18.  Sent to the Governor.
       
DHS/SNAP/Medicaid/ Cliff Effect  SF2366 Prohibits the DHS from granting categorical eligibility for SNAP, from using higher gross income standards or waiving work requirements unless expressly required by federal law.  Medicaid: Requires a person to meet a work-related requirement or an exemption in order to be eligible for Medicaid.  Requires DHS to seek the necessary waiver.  Child Care: Establishes a graduated phase-out of childcare assistance for families who lose eligibility due to increased incomes. e.g., addresses the cliff effect.  Requires DHS to adopt rules. 3/3 Passed Senate 31-8.  Goes to the House. 3/4 Read first time and referred to Human Resources.
       
Elections HF 2242 (formerly HSB520) Prohibits persons from simultaneously holding more than one elective office. Introduced on 1/16 and referred to House State Government Subcommittee of Deyoe, Sexton, and Steckman. Subcommittee Meeting: 01/28. Renumbered and placed on calendar on 2/4.
Elections HF2486 This was originally a bill regarding County Seals but was amended in the Senate to make significant changes to voting through absentee ballots and to limit the power of the Secretary of State during a declared state of emergency. 1/15 Introduced in the House and referred to Local Government.     2/20 Placed on the calendar.  3/4 Passed House 97-0.  Sent to Senate, referred to State Government.        6/10 Passed Senate 30-19 with amendments.  Returned to the House.  6/11 House concurred and passed 95-2 , as amended H-8260. Returned to the Senate.
Elections HF2587 (Previously HSB545) Secretary of State Technical Bill -                          Makes technical and other changes to the administration of elections, including on petitions, on county auditor seals, on cancelling a registration on the notice of death, absentee ballots, on requiring attesting voters to show an ID and other matters.  Allows the Secretary of State to order an audit prior to any election.  Moves the deadline for a candidate to withdraw from a ballot up to 25 days.  Felon Voting: Codifies provisions from Governor Vilsack's 2005 Executive Order establishing a process to restore voting rights. 2/27 Introduced, placed on calendar.
Elections HSB545 Relating to the administration of elections.  (Filed by the Secretary of State). 2/18 Subcommittee recommends amendment and passage. 2/21 Committee report, recommending amendment and passage
Elections SJR2002  (Previously SSB3113) Proposes an amendment to the Iowa Constitution to lower the voting age in the Constitution to 18. Referred to Judiciary on 2/25. Assigned to subcommittee of Holt, Hite, and Wolfe on 2/26. Subcommittee meeting recommends passage. 3/12 Committee report, recommending passage.
       
Finance SSB3126 Making appropriations to state departments and agencies from the RIIF and technology reinvestment fund.  (Filed by the Governor's Office.) 2/6 Introduced, referred to Appropriations. Subcommittee: Breitbach, Bolkcom, and Kraayenbrink. 
       
Financial Aid HF2254 (See SSB3046) Deems additional student eligible for Last Dollar Scholarship program (students who are at least 20 years old and who have enrolled in an eligible college after high school. Referred to Commerce 2/5
Future Ready Iowa HF2629 (Formerly HF2643, Formerly  HF2384, Formerly HSB607        See Companion bill SF2414 Makes changes to the 2018 Future Ready Iowa Act: Apprenticeships, Childcare, Workforce HS Diplomas; K12 Computer Science requirements, Work-based learning coordinators, and the elimination of the cap on Concurrent Enrollments. 2/13 Introduced and referred to Appropriations.  3/5 Subcommittee Meeting.  6/4 House Appropriations Committee voted to approve amendment H-4014. 6/10 House passed 97-0 with amendment H8241.       Bill sent to the Senate.  6/11 Passed Senate 49-0 with amendment S-5141.  Returned to the House.
Future Ready Iowa SF2414 (Formerly SF2313, Formerly   SSB3077) See Companion bill HF2643) Makes changes to the 2018 Future Ready Iowa Act: Apprenticeships, Childcare, Workforce HS Diplomas; K12 Computer Science requirements, Work-based learning coordinators, and the elimination of the cap on Concurrent Enrollments.  Amendment S-4006 retains the alternative option for completing an Adult High School Diploma, eliminates the work-based learning coordinator, fixes the 19-year old eligibility issue but does not allow it to be effective till 2022, and does not fix the 23-hour Concurrent Enrollment Rule. Proposed by Governor Reynolds. Introduced and referred to Commerce on 1/27. Re-Assigned to Senate  Commerce Subcommittee: Sinclair, Breitbach, Koelker, Mathis and Quirmbach on 1/30. Passed out of the Senate and House Subcommittees on 2/6. 2/18 Approved 17-0. 2/23 Referred to Appropriations.  3/3 Subcommittee: Sinclair, Breitbach, and Mathis, approved.   6/4 Senate Appropriations Committee voted to approve amendment S-4006.  On Senate Debate Calendar.     6/11 SF2414 was withdrawn and replaced with HF2629.  
       
Government Entities HF2242 Prohibits certain public officials from simultaneously holding more than one elective office. 2/4 Introduced, placed on calendar.
Government Entities HF2291 Authorizes the College Student Aid Commission to develop a non-profit to receive public or private funds for educational assistance. 2/7 Introduced, placed on calendar.  Passed House, yeas 96, nays none.  2/26 Read for the first time, referred to Education. 2/27 Assigned to subcommittee of Sinclair, Behn, and Quirmbach.
Government Entities HF2568 Establishes a cyber crime investigation division in the department of public safety to investigate crimes with a nexus to the internet or computer technology including crimes involving child exploitation and cyber intrusion.  (See SF2390).     Amendment H-8094 adds community colleges to this bill. 2/26 Introduced, placed on calendar. 3/4 Fiscal Note LSB 5247HV.  3/5 Amendment H-8094 filed. 3/10 Passed House 100-0. 3/11 Read first time in the Senate, attached to similar SF 2390.
Government Entities HSB504 Deems any deliberations/actions taken by government within its budgetary duties as subject to the open meetings law. Introduced 1/16 and referred to House State Government Subcommittee of Sorenson, Bloomingdale, and Lensing. Subcommittee recommends passage on 1/27. Committee report recommending amendment and passage on 2/6.
Government Entities SF2395 (Formerly SF639) Requires local governments that use lobbyists to hire a lobbyist through an RFP.  Establishes reporting requirements if a lobbyist or if anyone with the local government spends more than 10 hours a month in lobbying. Requires certain organizations to publish certain information.  Deems that lobbying records are not subject to any exception in the open records laws. 1/14  Subcommittee reassigned: Whiting, Bisignano, and Sinclair.  2/26 Committee report approving bill, renumbered as SF2395.
Government Entities SF2219 See HF2291 The authority of the college student aid commission to organize a nonprofit corporation. Introduced, referred to Education, 2/10.  Subcommittee: Sinclair, Behn, and Quirmbach.
       
Health HF2577 Direct Care Loan Repayment - Appropriates $%M for a loan repayment program in the CSC for persons in high-demand jobs (certified nurse aides, childcare workers, direct care workers).  Includes requirements for the program and definitions. 2/27 Introduced, referred to Appropriations.
Health SF2268 Formerly SSB3016 (Companion bill HF2588) Smoking/Vaping Age raised to 21. Introduced on 1/15 and referred to Senate State Government Subcommittee of Cournoyer, Celsi, and R.  Smith. Subcommittee meeting on 1/21; recommends passage. 2/13 Committee report approving bill,. 3/4 Passed Senate 43-6. Sent to the House. 3/11 Read first time, passed on file.  6/11 Fiscal Note - LSB5507SV.  House passed 98-0.  Sent to Governor.
Health SF2283 (Formerly  SSB3139) Authorizes a medical care ambulanced service or nontransport service to apply to conduct emergency medical care services training.  Amendment S-5055 - Takes effect upon enactment. Introduces, referred to State Government 2/10.  Subcommittee: Chapman, Giddens, and Smith, R.  Passed out of Subcommittee 2/13.  Approved 15-0.  Introduces as SF2283 on 2/18 under Rule 28; committee report approving bill. 3/4 Passed Senate, yeas 49, nays 0, with amendment S-5055. Sent to the House; read for the first time and referred to Human Resources on 3/5. 3/11 Approved by Subcommittee.  6/4 Passed House, yeas95, nays 1, with amendment S-5105,  Messaged to Senate.
Health SSB3116 Mental Health Regional Funding.  (Filed by the Governor's Office.  Companion bill HSB657). 2/5 Introduced, referred to Ways and Means.  2/18 Subcommittee: Chapman, Dawson, and Jochum.  3/4 Subcommittee.
       
Human Resources SF2333 (Formerly SSB3026) Relating to the maximum duration of unemployment benefits for certain individuals. Filed by IWD on 1/15. Senate Labor & Business Relations Subcommittee:  Brown, Carlin & Dotzler.  2/13 Subcommittee recommends amendment and passage. 2/19 introduced and placed on calendar under Rule 28; committee report, approving bill. 2/21 fiscal note.
Human Resources SF2306 (Formerly  SSB3027) Injunctions issues to employers for certain violations of the state's unemployment insurance law. Filed by IWD on 1/15. Senate Labor & Business Relations Subcommittee:  Brown, Carlin & Dotzler. 2/13 Subcommittee recommends passage. 2/18 placed on calendar; committee report, approving bill. 2/26 attached to companion HF2364.  6/10 Withdrawn.  Substituted with HF2364.  Passed 50-0.  Sent to Governor.
       
K12 HF2120   Requires the DOE to develop protocols to help schools implement current suicide prevention requirements and extend those requirements to non-public schools. Introduced and referred to House Education Subcommittee: Moore, T., Gassman and Mascher on 1/27.  Subcommittee meeting on 2/19; recommends amendment and passage.
K12 HF2176 (Companion bill SF2123) Adjustments of state foundation aid paid to a school district following an assessed value reduction for certain properties. Introduced and referred to House Ways and Means Subcommittee: Bloomingdale, Hunter, and Mitchell on 2/4.  2/11 Subcommittee recommends passage.
K12 HF2443 Relating to the eligibility requirements and assessments for students under the senior year plus program (Filed by DE). 2/19 introduced, placed on calendar  House passed the bill 98-0.  It now goes to the Senate. 3/3 Read first time, referred to Education. 3/4 Subcommittee: Sinclair, Behn, and J. Smith. 3/12 Subcommittee recommends amendment and passage.  6/3 Senate Education met and discussed amendment that will be introduced during floor debate.  HF2443 will be placed on the Senate debate calendar.  6/10 Senate passed 49-0 with amendment S-5118.  Returned to the House.
K12 SF438 Outlines responsibilities of school districts or school corporations, accredited nonpublic schools, area education agencies, community colleges, and Regents Introduced in 2019.  Senate Education subcommittee recommended passage in 2019.                                   2020: House Subcommittee: Wheeler, Dolecheck, Matson, Moore, T. and R. Smith   Subcommittee Meeting: 02/13. Subcommittee meeting scheduled for 3/5; meeting cancelled. 3/10 Subcommittee recommends amendment and passage.
K12 SF2138 Concerning the employment rights of public school employees and officials relating to student exercise of free expression in public schools. 2/4 Introduced, referred to Education. Subcommittee: Sinclair, Behn, and Quirmbach. Subcommittee recommends passage.  2/19 Committee report approving bill.
K12 SF2310 Ends the state On-line Initiative and authorizes the AEAs, in collaboration with other schools and AEAs to offer on-line classes.  Makes changes to the duties of the State BOE and DOW.  Requires AEA classes to meet established standards.  Requires schools to pay AEAs for the on-line coursework.  Allows the DOE to waive requirements for additional subjects to be offered by school districts for up to one school year.   Amendment S5025 - Allows the DOE to waive the requirements for two additional subjects without the one school year limited (Adopted).                                                                                                                H-8245 Requires schools to report on COVID-19 savings to the DOE on school building closures and other measures.  H- 8252 helps to align online learning initiatives to meet many in person delivery requirements such as length of instructional time, truancy, assessments, and COVID-19 related requirements. 2/18 Introduced, placed on calendar, under Rule 28. 2/17 - Passed Senate, yeas 49, nays 0.  Sent to the House. 3/4 Subcommittee: Moore, T., Gassman and Kurth. Subcommittee meeting on 3/10. Subcommittee meeting on 3/11. 6/10 House approved 96-6 with amendments H-8240, H-8245 and H-8252.  Bill returns to the Senate.  6/10 Passed the House 92-6 with amendments.  Returned to the Senate.
       
Operations HF2504 Requires governments to use the definition of anti-Semitism form the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance when considering whether there has been a violation of a law or policy prohibiting discriminatory acts.  Educational institutions are included in this bill. 3/5 Passed House 51-45. 3/9 Read for the first time. Assigned to subcommittee of Schultz, Bisignano, and Zaun.  Subcommittee meeting on 3/17.
Operations SF2048 Connecting Iowa farms, schools and communities broadband grant programs. 1/21 Introduced, referred to Appropriations.  Subcommittee: Kraayenbrink, Celsi, and Johnson. 3/11 Subcommittee Meeting.
Operations SF2081  (formerly SSB3020) Inclusion of phone and text numbers for the Your Life Program on K12 ID cards. Introduced and referred to Senate Education Subcommittee: Edler, J. Smith, and Sweeney on 1/15. Subcommittee recommends passage. Senate Education Committee approved and placed on the Senate calendar on 1/23.
Operations SF2181 (Formerly SF2048)  Broadband grant program. Introduced and referred to Senate Appropriations on 1/21.  Assigned to Senate Appropriations Subcommittee: Kraayenbrink, Celsi, and Johnson on 1/22. Introduced and placed on calendar on 2/6; committee approving bill. 02/13/2020 Fiscal note. 2/25  Referred to Ways and Means. Subcommittee: Behn, Giddens, and Nunn. 3/3 Subcommittee recommends passage.
Operations SF2330 (Formerly SF2058) Compensation of college athletes.  If passed would become effective July 2023. Introduced by Boulton and Zaun.  Senate Education Subcommittee of Zaun, Johnson, and Quirmbach on 1/23. Subcommittee on 2/11.  2/12 Subcommittee recommends passage.
Operations SF2183 (Previously SF2059) A child's standing to pursue the child's interest in a postsecondary education subsidy. Introduced by Boulton on 1/21. Referred to Senate Judiciary Subcommittee: Shipley, Kinney, & Sweeney on 1/22. Passed out of the Education Committee on 2/5. 2/6 Committee approving bill, renumbered to SF2183.
Operations SF2273  (Formerly SSB3013) Makes it a simple misdemeanor to attempt to defraud a private drug or alcohol test. 2/17 introduced and placed on calendar under rule. 3/4 Attached to companion HF 2473.
Operations SF2326 Public bidding. 2/19 State Government Introduced, placed on calendar, under Rule 28. 
Operations SF2335 Requiring that list of subcontractors working on certain public improvement projects be provided to the labor commissioner. 2/19 Commerce Introduced, placed on calendar, under Rule 28. 
Operations SF2365 The practice of barbering and cosmetology arts and sciences. 2/20 State Government introduced, placed on calendar, under Rule 28.
Operations SF2391  (Formerly SF2080) Prohibits state and political subdivisions from expending  public money for persons responsible for ransomware attacks. Introduced and referred to Senate State Government on 1/23.  Assigned to Subcommittee: Cournoyer, Giddens, and Johnson on 2/6.  Subcommittee 2/13. 2/24 Introduced and placed on calendar under Rule 28; committee report approving bill. 3/11 Passed Senate 28 -17.  3/12 Introduced, referred to House Public Safety.
Operations SF2400 (Previously SF226) Broadband service, the empower broadband grant funds, and others.  (Companion bill HF2459). 2/13 Introduced, placed on calendar, under Rule 28. 2/25 Referred to Appropriations. Subcommittee: Miller-Meeks, Lofgren, and Mathis. 3/3 Committee report approving bill, renumbered as SF 2400. 3/11 Subcommittee recommends amendment and passage.  6/10 House approved 57-40.  Senate approved 37-13.  Sent to the Governor.
Operations SF2418 (Formerly SF2393  Formerly SF2114) Granting of professional licenses, certificates, and registrations licensed in other states. 2/24 introduced and placed on calendar under Rule 28; committee report approving bill. 2/25 referred to Ways and Means. 2/27 assigned to subcommittee of Brown, Dotzler, and R. Smith. 3/4 subcommittee meeting; recommends amendment and passage.  6/11 Committee suggests passage.
       
Programming/Students SF2310  (Formerly SF2004) Iowa Learning Online Initiative   Creates a standing appropriation of $500,000 for the on-line learning initiative and requires the initiative to include a Chinese language option for high school students. Education Subcommittee: Kraayenbrink, Cournoyer & Wahls on 1/14. Subcommittee meeting on 1/22. 2/13 Subcommittee recommends amendment and passage.  Committee amended and passed 11-3. 2/18  Introduced, placed on calendar, under Rule 28. 3/3 Referred to Senate Education.  Subcommittee: Moore, T., Gassman and Kurth. 3/10 Subcommittee Meeting.   6/10 Passed House with amendments 92-6.  Returned to the Senate.  Fiscal Note - LSB5150SV.
       
Tax Related HF12 Provide for the future of certain tax credits. Introduced by Hunter. Subcommittee of Hagenow, Hein, and Jacoby.  Subcommittee reassigned: Hagenow, Hein and Jacoby on 1/21.
Tax Related HF238 Creates a legislative tax credit review committee. Filed by Jacoby and referred to House Ways & Means Subcommittee: Hagenow, Hein, and Jacoby on 1/21.
Tax Related HSB681 Tax credits awarded by the EDA for specific capital contributions made to certified rural business growth funds for investment in qualified businesses. 2/12 Subcommittee: Hite, Carlson and Gaskill. 2/25 Subcommittee recommends passage.
Tax Related HSB695 Property tax classifications, credits, assessment limitations, exemptions, and administration.  (Filed by the Iowa Department of Revenue) 2/18 Subcommittee: Hite, Mitchell and Kurth. 2/26 Subcommittee recommends passage.
Tax Related HSB696 State taxation and related laws of the state and other.  (Filed by the Iowa Department of Revenue) 2/18 Subcommittee: Hite, Mitchell and Kurth. 2/26 Subcommittee. 3/3 Subcommittee recommends passage.
Tax Related SF2104 Provides a property tax adjustment and property tax adjustment for certain proper of person who meet certain income qualifications. Introduced and referred to Senate Ways and Means on 1/28.  Assigned to Subcommittee: Dawson, Dotzler, and Nunn on 1/30.
       
Weapons HF2502 Prohibits cities and counties requirement shooting ranges from complying with any conditions stricter than state law.  Includes firearm attachments in the prohibition against local gun ordinances.  Prohibits cities and counties from enacting ordinances regulating the storage of weapons and ammo and makes any such ordinances void.  Allows cities and counties to prohibit weapons in a courthouse or joint-facility unenforceable unless it applies only to a courtroom or court office. 1/27 Introduced, referred to Judiciary. Passed House, yeas 52, nays 44.  Sent to the Senate. 2/27 Senate read first time, referred to Judiciary. 3/2 Subcommittee: Schultz, Bisignano, and Whiting. 3/4 Subcommittee meeting.3/9 Committee report, recommending passage.  6/4 Passed Senate 32-17.  Sent to Governor.
Weapons SF2184 (Formally SF115 & SF7) Peace Officers armed on school grounds Referred on 1/15 to Senate Judiciary Subcommittee of Kinney, Chapman & Sawson.  Subcommittee meeting on 1/27.  Subcommittee recommends passage 1/28.  Passed out of Committee 2/5. Renumbered as SF2184.  3/3/ Senate passed 48-0.  Sent to the House.  3/4 Subcommittee recommends  3/10 Subcommittee recommends passage.
Weapons SF2224 (Formerly SF116 and SSB1017) Allowing citizens to carry a firearm when transporting a person to or from a school or delivering an item to a school. Referred on 1/15 to Judiciary subcommittee of Schultz, Kinney & Sinclair.  Subcommittee meeting on 1/23. 2/11 Committee report approving bill, renumbered as SF 2224.  2/11 Introduced, placed on calendar, under Rule 28.
       
Workforce HF2065 Establishes incentives for cities less than 30,000, in counties less than 50,000, under the High Quality Jobs program.  Bases incentives on the number of jobs created which meet the 110% wage threshold.  Directs EDA to adopt rules. 1/24 Referred to Appropriations.  2/18 Subcommittee: Brink, McKean and Sorensen recommends passage.  Fiscal Note LSB
5580YH.  Moved to Appropriations Committee.
SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR    
Health HF2267 (Formerly SF2233 and SSB3069)   Regulations regarding dental hygienists and dental assistants. Introduced and referred to State Government 1/23.  Assigned to Subcommittee: Chapman, Bisignano, and Miller-Meeks on 1/23.  Subcommittee Meeting on 02/05. 2/11 Committee report approving bill, renumbered as SF 2233. Signed by the Governor.
Financial Aid SF2118  (formerly (SF2011) Loan repayment for refinanced student loans under the rural physician loan repayment program, the health care professional recruitment program, and the health care loan repayment program. 1/29 Introduced and placed on calendar under Rule 28; committee report approving bill.  3/4 Passed House, yeas 96, nays 1. Sent to the Governor for signature. 3/12 Signed by Governor.
K12 SF2142 (Formerly SSB3096) Establishes a state percent of growth and the categorical state percent of growth for the budget year beginning July 1, 2020. Introduced and referred to Senate Education on 1/29.  Subcommittee: Sinclair, Kraayenbrink, and Quirmbach.  Subcommittee Meeting: 01/30. Placed on calendar and committee approving bill on 2/4. Passed Senate: yeas 31, nays 17. Introduced and passed on file. Amendment H-8011 adopted. Passed House: yeas 52, nays 48. 3/3 Passed Senate 31- 17.  3/4 Passed House 51-46. Sent to Governor for signature. 3/12 Signed by Governor
K12 SF2144 Supplemental Appropriations Governor signed 2/13.
K12 SF2164 (Formerly SSB3097) Modifies the provisions related to the regular program state cost per pupil and appropriations to the transportation equity fund. Introduced and referred to Senate Education on 1/29.  Subcommittee: Sinclair, Kraayenbrink, and Quirmbach.  Subcommittee Meeting: 01/30 Passed out of Education and placed on Calendar on 2/4. 2/11 Passed House, yeas 52, nays 48.  Sent to the Senate.  Approved by the Senate.  Governor signed 2/25.
Faculty/ Staff HF2454 A bill for an act relating to qualifications for community college career and technical education instructors. 2/19 Introduced, placed on calendar. 3/3  Passed House 98-0.  Messaged to Senate. Read first time, attached to companion SF 2154.  3/11 Passed Senate 46-0.  Governor signed 6/1.
Faculty/ Staff SF2082 (formerly SSB3018) A bill for an act relating to matters involving the state board of education and the department of education to reflect current practices, technology, and titles, to delete redundancies, and to resolve inconsistencies. On 1/22 subcommittee recommends amendment and passage DE bill. On 1/22 Subcommittee recommends amendment and passage.  Voted out of Senate Education Committee as SF2082 on 1/23. Passed out of the Senate on 2/6. Read and referred to Education on 2/7. Assigned to subcommittee of Wheeler, Shipley, and Steckman. Subcommittee meeting on 2/12.  Committee passed 22-0. 3/11 Passed House 98-0. Governor signed 6/1.
Operations SF2299 Relating to background checks for employees and students of certain facilities, providers, programs, and agencies.  (Companion bill HF2435). 2/18 Human Services Committee report, approving bill. 2/24 Passed Senate, yeas 50, nays 0.  Sent to House. 3/10 Passed House 100-0. Sent to the Governor.                              6/1 Signed by Governor.
Social Justice HF2647 An act relating to peace officers, including the certification, training, and prosecution of peace officers and the use of chokeholds by peace officers, and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions.  6/11 Passed House 98-0.    6/11 Passed Senate 49-0. 6/11 Sent to the Governor.
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