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Bills Signed Into Law

2016

The governor has signed the following bills:

April 21, 2016

  • Senate File 2306: an Act establishing the facilitating business rapid response to state-declared disasters act, and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions.
  • Senate File 2259: an Act concerning treatment of a person with a serious mental impairment who fails to comply with an outpatient treatment order.
  • House File 2445: an Act excluding certain promotional play receipts from the definition of adjusted gross receipts for purposes of the wagering tax on gambling games and relating to other matters involving gambling games regulation.
  • House File 2437: an Act relating to matters under the purview of the Department of Transportation, providing fees, and making penalties applicable.
  • House File 2373: an Act relating to the organization and administration of limited partnerships and limited liability companies doing business in Iowa.
  • House File 2274: an Act concerning documentation of age for purposes of obtaining a child labor permit.
  • Senate File 453: an Act relating to the Board of Pharmacy, including nonresident pharmacy and outsourcing facility licensure, pharmacist supervision of pharmacy technicians, alternate board members, and enforcement activity.
  • Senate File 453: an Act relating to the Board of Pharmacy, including nonresident pharmacy and outsourcing facility licensure, pharmacist supervision of pharmacy technicians, alternate board members, and enforcement activity.

April 14, 2016

  • Senate File 2219: an Act requiring carbon monoxide alarms in certain dwellings and multiple-unit residential buildings, making penalties applicable, and including effective date provisions.

April 13, 2016

  • Senate File 503: an Act relating to certain fees collected by the county sheriff.
  • Senate File 2273: an Act relating to licensure of the home food establishments.
  • Senate File 2260: an Act relating to disclosure of ownership and control information for nonprofit corporations under the Medicaid program, and including effective date provisions.
  • Senate File 2233: an Act creating the uniform deployed parents custody and visitation act, and repealing current code provisions relating to parents on active military duty.
  • Senate File 2228: an Act relating to the activities of motor vehicle dealers and wholesalers, including the electronic submission of applications for motor vehicle registration and issuance of certificates for title, the use of licenses and advertisements, the furnishing of surety bonds, and the assessment of documentary fees, and making penalties applicable.
  • Senate File 2185: an Act relating to a criminal trespass that results in a violation of a person’s expectation of privacy, and modifying penalties for invasion of privacy.
  • Senate File 2116: an Act adding substances to schedule I of the controlled substance schedules, and providing penalties.
  • House File 2429: an Act concerning gambling game licensure fees, and including penalty and applicability provisions.
  • House File 2415: an Act concerning veterans preference information.
  • House File 2344: an Act requiring that agreements to terminate farm tenancies be in writing.
  • House File 2335: an Act relating to civil law provisions, including notice requirements for the disposition of the real property of an estate, notice and document delivery under the trust code, the powers of an agent under a power of attorney, and liability for refusing to accept an acknowledged power of attorney, and including effective date and retroactive and other applicability provisions.
  • House File 2270: an Act including fathers whose paternity has been lawfully established in the definition of parent for the purposes of juvenile justice proceedings.

April 07, 2016

  • Senate File 2196: an Act relating to reading and literacy requirements for practitioner preparation programs.
  • Senate File 2191: an Act establishing an office within the Department of Public Safety to oversee efforts to combat human trafficking.
  • House File 2264: an Act concerning varsity athletics eligibility of students in open enrollment subjected to harassment or bullying and including effective date provisions.

April 06, 2016

  • Senate File 2300: an Act relating to the administration of programs by the economic development authority by creating a renewable chemical production tax credit program, modifying the high quality jobs program, and including effective date and other applicability provisions.
  • Senate File 2276: an Act relating to the standards for land surveying, including requirements for recorded document formatting, monument preservation certificates, and retracement plats of survey
  • Senate File 2258: an Act concerning child welfare, including provisions relating to children under the custody, control, and supervision of the department of human services and provisions relating to children who are sex trafficking victims.
  • Senate File 2242: an Act relating to the administration of city elections by permitting the county commissioner of elections to designate a city clerk to receive city candidate filings.
  • Senate File 2218: an Act relating to the possession and administration of emergency drugs by first responders and other persons in the position to assist for purposes of treating drug overdose victims and including contingent implementation provisions
  • Senate File 2214: an Act relating to the dispensing of additional quantities of a prescription within the limitations of the prescription.
  • Senate File 2194: an Act concerning administrative law judges appointed or employed by the public employment relations board.
  • Senate File 2164: an Act relating to the expungement of criminal offenses for alcohol consumption in public, public intoxication, simulated public intoxication, or similar local ordinances, or when finding of contempt has been entered, and including applicability provisions.
  • Senate File 2162: an Act providing for the use of an electronic filing system for administrative proceedings by the administrative hearings division of the department of inspection and appeals.
  • Senate File 2147: an Act including certain board of regents institution peace officers and civil commitment unit for sex offenders employees in the protection occupation category of the Iowa public employees’ retirement system.
  • Senate File 378: an Act relating to reimbursement of defense costs of peace officers and corrections officers.
  • Senate File 2144: an Act relating to the disclosure of behavioral health information for the purpose of patient care coordination, and including effective date provisions.
  • Senate File 2111: an Act providing that certain peace officers and law enforcement officials are not required to use a notarial stamp when administering oaths or acknowledging signatures.
  • Senate File 2110: an Act relating to persons examining and obtaining their own criminal history data.
  • Senate File 2102: an Act relating to access to the information program for drug prescribing and dispensing administered by the board of pharmacy.
  • Senate File 2059: an Act relating to persons on probation, parole, or work release at the violator facility or a residential facility operated by the judicial district department of correctional services.
  • Senate File 2022: an Act relating to criminal jurisdiction on the sac and fox Indian settlement.
  • Senate File 175: an Act establishing the categorical state percent of growth and including effective date provisions.
  • Senate File 174: an Act establishing the state percent of growth and including effective date provisions.
  • House File 617: an Act providing for special vehicle registration plates displaying a decal designed and issued by a nonprofit organization, providing fees, making penalty applicable, and including effective date provisions.
  • House File 588: an Act relating to the issuance of persons with disabilities removable windshield parking placards, and including effective date and applicability provisions.
  • House File 2385: an Act relating to littering and illegal dumping and modifying penalties.
  • House File 2370: an Act relating to exemptions from registration of postsecondary schools by the college student aid commission.
  • House File 2363: an Act relating to member attendance at a closed session of a governmental body.
  • House File 2359: an Act relating statutory corrections which may adjust language to reflect current practices, insert earlier omission, delete redundancies and inaccuracies, delete temporary language, resolve inconsistencies and conflicts, update ongoing provisions, or remove ambiguities, and including effective date provisions.
  • House File 2345: an Act relating to annual reports by county engineers and the department of transportation, including reports on the use of road use tax fund moneys to replace or repair structurally deficient bridges under county jurisdiction.
  • House File 2341: an Act relating to the operation of certain schools under the purview of the college student aid commission.
  • House File 2283: an Act relating to carrying a firearm while operating or riding on a snowmobile or an all-terrain vehicle.
  • House File 2282: an Act relating to the appointment of guardian ad litem in an adoption proceeding.
  • House File 228: an Act relating to transitional coaching authorizations issued by the board of educational examiners and making penalties applicable.

March 31, 2016

  • House File 2386: an Act relating to grounds for termination of parental rights of an individual relative to sexual abuse.
  • House File 2353: an Act removing prohibitions on emergency management organization employees from holding elective office.
  • House File 2279: an Act relating to possessing and transferring firearm suppressors, providing penalties, and including effective date provisions.
  • House File 2269: an Act providing for certain excise taxes imposed on the sale of cattle and including effective date provisions.

March 30, 2016

  • House File 2336: an Act relating to the duties and authority of the State Board of Education, the Department of Education, and local school districts and to the programs
  • House File 2278: an Act relating to the limitations of criminal actions in kidnapping or human trafficking offenses, and providing penalties.
  • House File 2275: an Act relating to the disbursement of all Iowa opportunity scholarships.
  • House File 2266: an Act concerning unclaimed cremated remains.
  • House File 2261: an Act authorizing political subdivisions to invest in certain joint investment trusts that are operated in accordance with the governmental accounting standards board.
  • House File 2146: an Act authorizing the dispensing of lottery tickets and products by self-service kiosks, and including effective date provisions.
  • Senate File 2279: an Act relating to the credit union division and its regulatory matters.
  • Senate File 2234: an Act relating to the credit hours of educational assistance under the national guard educational assistance program.
  • Senate File 2231: an Act relating to disaster aid payment authorization requirements under specified circumstances.
  • Senate File 2115: an Act creating the criminal offense of interference with official acts against a jailer, and providing penalties.
  • House File 2420: an Act relating to untested sexual abuse evidence collection kits stored at law enforcement agencies.
  • House File 2401: an Act prohibiting persons from opening or using a credit card in the name of a minor without the consent of the minor’s parent, guardian, or legal custodian, and providing criminal penalties.
  • House File 2400: an Act providing for voidable commercial transactions and including applicability provisions.
  • House File 2387: an Act requiring the dental board to offer an alternative examination for licensure.
  • House File 2377: an Act relating to the rural Iowa primary care and the rural Iowa advanced registered nurse practitioners and physician assistant loan repayment programs.
  • House File 2342: an Act relating to signatures and other writing on applications for hunting, fishing, and fur harvester licenses.

March 24, 2016

  • Senate File 2159: an Act relating to public health including public health modernization and boards of health.

March 23, 2016

  • Senate File 2257: an Act concerning the issuance of bonds authorized by the Iowa Finance Authority relating to products and bond issuers regardless of location.
  • Senate File 2221: an Act relating to public utilities and sanitary sewage or storm water drainage disposal system providers.
  • Senate File 2200: an Act concerning instruction provided through the Iowa learning online initiative.
  • Senate File 2189: an Act relating to nonsubstantive code corrections.
  • Senate File 2181: an Act relating to the funding and operation of programs to collect and dispose of household hazardous materials.
  • Senate File 2170: an Act modifying the notice requirements for public improvement projects.
  • Senate File 2151: an Act relating to alcoholic beverage control and matters under the purview of the alcoholic beverages division of the Department of Commerce.
  • House File 2364: an Act relating to public notice and the accessibility of meetings of governmental bodies.
  • House File 2357: an Act relating to turtle harvesting in the state and including effective date provisions.
  • House File 2356: an Act providing for the towing of certain implements of husbandry in tandem among manufacturers, retail sellers, and farm purchasers.
  • House File 2354: an Act relating to electronic recordings of court proceedings within a magistrate’s jurisdiction.
  • House File 2343: an Act relating to possession and storage of game or fur-bearing animals and their pelts including penalties.
  • House File 2339: an Act allowing benefited recreational lake districts and water quality districts to become members of watershed management authorities.
  • House File 2325: an Act authorizing the severance of territory and transfer of services of a sanitary district by resolution.
  • House File 2268: an Act concerning the confidentiality of public employee support information submitted to the public employment relations board.
  • House File 2267: an Act related to civil service employees by providing cities with the authority to eliminate state residency requirements and modifying a city’s authority to set distance or travel-based residency requirements.
  • House File 2265: an Act relating to the disclosure of an address confidentiality program participant’s address in certain legal proceedings.
  • House File 2180: an Act relating to requirements for the transfer of township funds raised for purposes of acquiring or repairing a public hall.

March 21, 2016

  • House File 2433: an Act relating to state taxation by temporarily updating the Code references to the Internal Revenue Code, decoupling from certain federal bonus depreciation provisions, rescinding certain administrative rules and rule amendments and modifying the sales tax exemptions related to the purchase of items used in manufacturing and other activities, and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions.

March 11, 2016

  • House File 2277: an Act relating to utility facilities of electric transmission owners within public road rights-of-way.
  • House File 2271: an Act relating to the criminal offense of identity theft and providing penalties.
  • House File 2118: an Act concerning reports of financial irregularities filed by the state auditor with a county attorney.

March 10, 2016

  • House File 2147: an Act relating to absentee voting by uniformed and overseas citizens.

March 09, 2016

  • Senate File 2288: an act relating to the confidentiality of juvenile court records in delinquency proceedings.

February 29, 2016

  • Senate File 2035: an Act relating to the reimbursement rate for juvenile shelter care homes and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions.

2016