Bills Signed Into Law
February 28, 2013
Senate File 91: an Act increasing civil penalties applicable to specified pipeline safety violations.
Senate File 110: an Act relating to conformity with federal law concerning unemployment insurance employer charges and claimant misrepresentation regarding benefit overpayments, providing a penalty, and including applicability provisions.
March 28, 2013
House File 496 an Act relating to the service of notice of no-contact orders and protective orders, and including effective date provisions
House File 458 an Act providing for the Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship’s administration of programs regarding a conservation practices revolving loan fund, the state meteorologist, pesticide regulation, and motor fuel standards, and including effective date provisions
House File 324 an Act relating to the termination of the targeted small business financial assistance program and transferring funds for assistance to targeted small businesses
House File 225 an Act relating to pollution prevention and waste management assistance
House File 199 an Act relating to the administration of the streamlined sales and use tax agreement by the Department of Revenue
House File 185 an Act relating to the title of the Office of Citizen’s Aide
House File 160 an Act relating to mental health and disability services by making transfers and appropriations for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2012, and including related changes and effective date provisions
House File 133 an Act relating to the discharge of a firearm near buildings or feedlots by certified law enforcement officers for training purposes, providing penalties, and including effective date provisions
House File 358 an Act relating to the Boards of Directors Public Corporations
Senate File 353 an Act relating to vaccine administration by licensed pharmacist
Senate File 188 an Act relating to an application for the immediate return of seized property
Senate File 187 an Act relating to the transmission of court records by the clerk of the district court to the clerk of the Supreme Court in an appeal
Senate File 181 an Act relating to the matters under the purview of the banking division of the Department of Commerce
Senate File 145 an Act relating to the confidentiality of information filed with the court for the purpose of securing an arrest warrant
April 5, 2013
House File 14 an Act relating to the enforcement of weight limitations for vehicles with retractable axles.
House File 131 an Act authorizing charitable giving payroll deductions for community college employees.
House File 307 an Act establishing the Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management.
House File 417 an Act relating to nonsubstantive code corrections.
House File 469 an Act relating to business corporations, including by providing for their organization and operation; providing for the relationship between shareholders, directors, and officers; and including effective date provisions.
House File 486 an Act relating to persons offering orthotic, prosthetic, and pedorthic services to the public, and relating to the scope of orthotic, prosthetic, and pedorthic services which may be ordered by certain health care providers, and including transition provisions.
House File 591 an Act relating to estates and trusts including retroactive and other applicability provisions.
Senate File 183 an Act relating to matters under the purview of the credit union division of the Department of Commerce, and making penalties applicable.
Senate File 184 an Act relating to programs and services under the purview of the Department on Aging.
Senate File 203 an Act relating to mental health and disability services requirements involving the Department of Human Services and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions.
Senate File 327 an Act concerning the municipal fire and police retirement system and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions.
Senate File 347 an Act relating to record checks of prospective and current health care employees and certain students and including effective date and applicability provisions.
Senate File 349 an Act relating to the deadline for obtaining a registration fee credit for a vehicle that is sold, transferred, or junked or for a motor vehicle purchased by a lessee, and including effective date provisions.
Senate File 351 an Act relating to service providers under Medicaid home and community-based services waivers.
Senate File 357 an Act relating to Medicaid program integrity, and providing penalties.
Senate File 390 an Act relating to certain title abstracts to property with private sewage disposal systems and providing effective date and retroactive applicability provisions.
Senate File 394 an Act relating to informal conferences on contested citations or regulatory insufficiencies in health care facilities or assisted living programs and including applicability provisions.
April 10, 2013
House File 397: an Act relating to the administration of duties and programs by the Economic Development Authority.
House File 488: an Act concerning the Alcoholic Beverages Division of the Department of Commerce and Alcoholic Beverage Control, and making penalties applicable.
House File 544: an Act relating to the Iowa Veterans Home and providing for the consideration of contributing to support as repayment.
April 24, 2013
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House File 112: an Act relating to the forfeiture of bail in a criminal case.
House File 197: an Act relating to certification of adult day services programs and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions.
House File 210: an Act relating to the practices and procedures of the State Public Defender.
House File 212: an Act relating to conducting condemnation proceedings.
House File 223: an Act concerning issuance of a license or users permit for specified activities regarding explosives.
House File 311: an Act relating to water quality.
House File 312: an Act providing for certification requirements by persons involved in the management of manure, and including provisions for contingent implementation.
House File 361: an Act providing for the issuance of special hunting licenses to certain nonresident disabled veterans and disabled members of the armed forces serving on active federal service.
House File 394: an Act establishing a lifetime fur harvester license for residents who are sixty-five years of age or older.
House File 395: an Act relating to the alteration of the community of a motor vehicle franchisee.
House File 457: an Act providing for the leasing of agricultural land by the Department of Natural Resources to beginning farmers.
House File 472: an Act relating to school district funding by establishing a supplementary weighting program for shared operational functions of school districts and area education agencies.
House File 484: an Act relating to boiler inspections and including effective date provisions.
House File 522: an Act relating to the prevention and control of aquatic invasive species in the state and providing penalties.
House File 530: an Act relating to the Governor’s Office of Drug Control Policy and certain advisory councils.
House File 541: an Act relating to dam reconstruction standards.
NOTE: View the transmittal letter sent by Gov. Branstad regarding HF541, an acting allowing assistance with reconstruction of the dam at Lake Delhi.
House File 575: an Act relating to the technical administration of state financial and regulatory matters, including administration of income taxes, sales and use taxes, currency exchange licenses, and the wireless surcharge for enhanced 911 emergency telephone systems, and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions.
Senate File 114: an Act relating to the filing of a certificate of deposit by the owner of a motor vehicle as proof of financial responsibility.
Senate File 142: an Act providing that certain activities relating to business opportunity promotions are unlawful practices punishable as consumer fraud and making a penalty applicable.
Senate File 182: an Act relating to credit for reinsurance, including transition, applicability, and effective date provisions.
Senate File 189: an Act relating to a risk management framework for insurers and insurance groups and including penalty and applicability provisions.
Senate File 282: an Act relating to procedural requirements in in rem forfeiture proceedings.
Senate File 288: an Act relating to the placement of a juvenile on youthful offender status and the prosecution of a juvenile in juvenile or district court, and access to child abuse records by a juvenile court intake officer.
Senate File 298: an Act relating to the definition of the term “sex act” in the criminal code, lascivious acts with a child, and providing penalties.
Senate File 316: an Act relating to farm tenancies of less than forty acres by providing procedures for termination.
Senate File 318: an Act relating to the administration of the judicial branch including provisions pertaining to shorthand reporters and the practice of law, and making appropriations.
Senate File 332: an Act related to the administration of the National Guard Educational Assistance Program.
Senate File 340: an Act relating to the length of on-duty periods and required rest periods for drivers of rail crew transport vehicles, and providing penalties.
Senate File 343: an Act authorizing tribal governments to establish a force of reserve peace officers.
Senate File 355: an Act relating to the regulation of vehicles of excessive size and weight, establishing fees, and providing penalties.
Senate File 362: an Act relating to the use of the term relative in child in need of assistance and termination of parental rights proceedings.
Senate File 380: an Act authorizing charitable auctions for alcoholic spirits.
Senate File 384: an Act relating to removing or attempting to remove a communication or control device from the possession of a peace officer or correctional officer, interference with official acts, and providing penalties.
Senate File 388: an Act relating to sponsor projects under the water resource restoration sponsor program.
April 26, 2o13
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House File 351: an Act providing that children who are enrolled in the statewide preschool program are of compulsory attendance age.
House File 533: an act providing for entrepreneurial education funds for student organizations and clubs and including effective date and applicability provisions.
House File 538: an Act authorizing alternate members of the Board of Parole.
Senate File 146: an Act extending a provision relating to the use of certain increases in watercraft registration fees by the Natural Resource Commission.
Senate File 186: an Act relating to funds transfers under the uniform commercial code, and including effective date provisions.
Senate File 317: an Act prohibiting the disbursement of a certain plant, including its seeds, commonly classified as garlic mustard, oriental bittersweet, Japanese knotweed, and Japanese hop within this state, and making penalties applicable.
Senate File 389: an Act relating to hunter safety and ethics education course requirements.
Senate File 419: an Act providing for vision screening for school children.
Senate File 427: an Act relating to the licensing of plumbing, mechanical, hvac-refrigeration, sheet metal, or hydronic professionals, include transition provisions, including effective date provisions, and making penalties applicable.
May 1, 2013
House File 152 An act relating to drainage or levee districts by providing for agreements with owners of land located within districts, providing for the management of districts by a board of trustees, and including effective date provisions.
House File 211 An act requiring in-state construction contracts and disputes thereof to be governed by Iowa law and including effective date provisions.
House File 454 An act relating to education by modifying the duties and operations of the department of education, community colleges, the school budget review committee, and local school boards, and eliminating a reporting requirement relating to vocational education funds.
House File 524 An act relating to city utilities and city enterprises by making changes to requirements related to commercial rental property.
House File 556 An act relating to statutory corrections which may adjust language to reflect current practices, insert earlier omissions, delete redundancies and inaccuracies, delete temporary language resolve inconsistencies and conflicts, update ongoing provisions, or remove ambiguities.
House File 613 An act relating to the war orphans educational assistance fund by transferring the money in the fund to the veterans trust fund and transferring duties for providing educational assistance to orphaned children of veterans to the commission on veterans affairs.
House File 630 An act providing a sales tax exemption on hydroelectricity conversion property.
Senate File 445 An act relating to the transfer of real estate and the filing of a mortgage release certificate, providing for a fee and making remedies applicable, and including effective date provisions.
Senate File 368 An act relating to the consumer credit code by modifying to the federal truth in lending act.
Senate File 358 An act concerning title to real estate.
Senate File 224 An act relating to the period of validity of driver’s licenses and nonoperator’s identification cards, the fee charged for the issuance of duplicate driver’s licenses and nonoperator’s identification cards, and including effective date provisions.
Senate File 202 An act relating to programs and services under the purview of the department of public health.
Senate File 115 An act relating to intermediate driver’s licenses and special minor’s licenses, making a penalty applicable, and including effective date provisions.
May, 9, 2013
House File 356 an Act relating to the statute of limitation periods in bringing suit and executing a judgment in an action on a claim for rent.
House File 487 an Act relating to a manufactured or mobile home retailer’s application to a county treasurer for a certificate of title for a used mobile home or manufactured home.
House File 495 an Act relating to the residential landlord and tenant laws and related forcible entry and detainer laws and making penalties applicable
House File 545 an Act creating a new category of allowable expenditures from the Veterans Trust Fund.
House File 565 an Act relating to mechanic’s liens and the mechanic’s notice and lien registry.
House File 607 an Act relating to the state government, by providing for the transfer of powers and duties from the Agriculture Development Authority to the Iowa Finance Authority, the composition of the Iowa Finance Authority Board of Directors, implementation of law by the board, and including effective date provisions.
House File 631 an Act modifying provisions applicable to the propane education and research council.
Senate File 438 an Act relating to real estate broker and real estate salesperson licensing fees and allocations from those fees, and making an appropriation.
Senate File 451 an Act relating to the taxation of rate-regulated water utilities by establishing rate-regulated water utility replacement tax, imposing a statewide rate-regulated water utility property tax, providing for the administration of the replacement tax and statewide property tax, providing penalties, and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions.
May 5, 2013
Senate File 247 an Act providing for the possession of cats classified as bengals and savannahs.
Senate File 386 an Act relating to matters under the purview of the Department of Transportation, including the use of information contained in electronic driver and nonoperator identification records, the form of motor vehicle financial liability coverage cards, motor truck registration periods, regulation of glider kit vehicles, grounds for disqualification of commercial vehicle operators, provisions for the issuance of temporary restricted licenses for persons convicted of operating while intoxicated, county issuance of driver’s licenses, and the administration of highway contracts, and including effective date provisions.
House Joint Resolution 13 a joint resolution relating to the location and exhibition of the statue of James Harlan, currently on display in the United States Capitol.
House File 355 an Act relating to driver’s licenses, including the renewal of driver’s licenses electronically and including effective date and transition provisions.
House File 471 an Act relating to parental rights, including the payment of reasonable attorney fees in juvenile court or appellate proceedings relating to a termination of parental rights petition and the awarding of visitation when a history of crimes against a minor is involved, and including effective, retroactive, and applicability date provisions.
House File 512 an Act providing for the determination of animal units which are part of confinement feeding operations, and making penalties applicable.
House File 527 an Act requiring certain aggravated misdemeanants to submit a DNA sample and including effective date provisions.
House File 566 an Act to establish requirements relating to the transfer of an interest in real estate by or on behalf of certain entities formed or organized on a profit, cooperative, or not-for-profit basis, and including warranties and a limitation on actions.
House File 627 an Act establishing a property tax exemption for fairgrounds owned by a county or a fair and including applicability provisions.
Senate File 432 – An Act relating to the administration of the tax and related laws of the department of revenue, including administration of income taxes, sales and use and excise taxes, an environment protection charge, and property taxes, and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions.
Senate File 433 – an Act relating to the requirements and administration of the targeted jobs withholding credit pilot project and including applicability provisions.
Senate File 436 – An Act relating to the historic preservation and cultural and entertainment district tax credit by modifying the definition of substantial rehabilitation, the qualifications for certain projects, and including effective date and applicability provisions.