Gov. Branstad signs five bills into law

May 26, 2011

Gov. Terry E. Branstad today signed the following legislation into law:

House File 651: An act providing for a special Civil War sesquicentennial motor vehicle registration plate, special fallen peace officers plates, and special military combat plates, establishing fees, and making appropriations.

House File 672: An act relating to wind and other sources of renewable energy development and production, and including effective date provisions.

Senate File 526: An act relating to certain forms of gambling, including horse racing, pari-mutuel wagering, and gambling games, and requiring a study of intrastate internet poker, and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions.

Senate File 530: An act relating to the family farm property tax credit by providing for eligible entities and including effective date and applicability provisions.

Senate File 531: An act relating to motor fuels, including biofuels and renewable fuels dispensed by retail dealers, and by providing for tax credits and refunds, providing an appropriation, and including effective date and retroactive and other applicability provisions.

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