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Senate Journal: Monday, April 17, 1995

                            NINETY-NINTH CALENDAR DAY

                            FIFTY-EIGHTH SESSION DAY

                                 Senate Chamber

                    Des Moines, Iowa, Monday, April 17, 1995



         The Senate met in regular session at 2:30 p.m., President Boswell
    presiding.

         Prayer was offered by Bishop Christopher Eplins of the Episcopal
    Diocese of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa.

         The Journal of Thursday, April 13, 1995, was approved.



                                LEAVE OF ABSENCE

         Leave of absence was granted as follows:

         Senator Freeman for the day on request of Senator Lundby.



                           INTRODUCTION OF RESOLUTION

         Senate Concurrent Resolution 27, by Black, a concurrent resolution
    requesting the Legislative Council to establish an interim study
    committee to review the one-call statewide underground facility
    notification system.

         Read first time and passed on file.



                                   QUORUM CALL

         Senator Horn requested a non record roll call to determine that a
    quorum was present.

         The vote revealed 46 present, 4 absent and a quorum present.

         The Senate stood at ease at 2:44 p.m. until the fall of the gavel
    for the purpose of a party caucus.

         The Senate resumed session at 3:37 p.m., President Boswell
    presiding.
                     HOUSE MESSAGES RECEIVED AND CONSIDERED

         The following messages were received from the Chief Clerk of the
    House:

         MR. PRESIDENT: I am directed to inform your honorable body that the
    House has on April 17, passed the following bills in which the
    concurrence of the Senate is asked:

         House File 159, a bill for  an act relating to the production of
    ornamental, flowering, or vegetable plants for purposes of the state
    sales tax.

         This bill was read first time and passed on file.

         House File 550, a bill for  an act relating to the exemption of the
    statewide notification center and its vendors from sales, services, and
    use taxes and providing for the Acts effectiveness and retroactive
    applicability.

         This bill was read first time and passed on file.

         House File 556, a bill for  an act relating to the definition of
    entities eligible for property tax exemption for construction of
    speculative shell buildings.

         This bill was read first time and passed on file.



                              INTRODUCTION OF BILL

         Senate File 482, by Horn and Rife, a bill for an act establishing
    economic and other penalties for certain criminal activity.

         Read first time and assigned to the committee on Judiciary.



                                LEAVE OF ABSENCE

         Leave of absence was granted as follows:

         Senator Deluhery until he arrives on request of Senator Horn.



                           HOUSE AMENDMENT CONSIDERED

    Senate File 82
         Senator Hammond called up for consideration Senate File 82, a bill
    for  an act relating to medical assistance provisions including those
    relating to presumptive eligibility for pregnant women and the estates
    and trusts of recipients of medical assistance and providing an
    effective date, amended by the House, and moved that the Senate concur
    in House amendment S-3389 filed April 11, 1995.

         The motion prevailed by a voice vote and the Senate concurred in
    the House amendment.

         Senator Hammond moved that the bill as amended by the House and
    concurred in by the Senate, be read the last time now and placed upon
    its passage, which motion prevailed by a voice vote and the bill was
    read the last time.

         On the question Shall the bill pass? (S.F. 82) the vote was:

    Ayes, 45:


         Banks         Bartz         Bennett       Black
         Boettger      Borlaug       Boswell       Connolly
         Dearden       Douglas       Drake         Fink
         Flynn         Fraise        Gettings      Giannetto
         Gronstal      Halvorson     Hammond       Hansen
         Hedge         Horn          Husak         Iverson
         Jensen        Judge         Kibbie        Kramer
         Lind          Lundby        Maddox        McKean
         McLaren       Neuhauser     Palmer        Priebe
         Redfern       Rensink       Rife          Rittmer
         Sorensen      Szymoniak     Tinsman       Vilsack
         Zieman

    Nays, none.

    Absent or not voting, 5:

         Bisignano     Deluhery      Dvorsky       Freeman
         Murphy

         The bill having received a constitutional majority was declared to
    have passed the Senate and the title was agreed to.



                                LEAVE OF ABSENCE

         Leave of absence was granted as follows:
         Senator Dvorsky until he arrives on request of Senator Black.



                           HOUSE AMENDMENTS CONSIDERED

    Senate File 436

         Senator Vilsack called up for consideration Senate File 436, a bill
    for  an act relating to the child abuse registry by providing access for
    purposes of certifying sex offender treatment providers, for certain
    publicly operated facilities or programs, and for certain purposes of
    public employers, amended by the House, and moved that the Senate concur
    in House amendment S-3414 filed April 13, 1995.

         The motion prevailed by a voice vote and the Senate concurred in
    the House amendment.

         Senator Vilsack moved that the bill as amended by the House and
    concurred in by the Senate, be read the last time now and placed upon
    its passage, which motion prevailed by a voice vote and the bill was
    read the last time.

         On the question Shall the bill pass? (S.F. 436) the vote was:

    Ayes, 45:


         Banks         Bartz         Bennett       Black
         Boettger      Borlaug       Boswell       Connolly
         Dearden       Douglas       Drake         Fink
         Flynn         Fraise        Gettings      Giannetto
         Gronstal      Halvorson     Hammond       Hansen
         Hedge         Horn          Husak         Iverson
         Jensen        Judge         Kibbie        Kramer
         Lind          Lundby        Maddox        McKean
         McLaren       Neuhauser     Palmer        Priebe
         Redfern       Rensink       Rife          Rittmer
         Sorensen      Szymoniak     Tinsman       Vilsack
         Zieman

    Nays, none.

    Absent or not voting, 5:

         Bisignano     Deluhery      Dvorsky       Freeman
         Murphy
         The bill having received a constitutional majority was declared to
    have passed the Senate and the title as amended was agreed to.

    Senate File 433

         Senator Szymoniak called up for consideration Senate File 433, a
    bill for  an act relating to the family investment program and related
    human services programs by requiring the department of human services to
    apply for a federal waiver regarding limited benefit plans and providing
    applicability provisions, amended by the House in House amendment S-3433
    filed April 13, 1995.

         Senator Szymoniak offered amendment S-3449 filed by her from the
    floor to House amendment S-3433 and moved its adoption.

         Amendment S-3449 was adopted by a voice vote.

         Senator Szymoniak moved that the Senate concur in the House
    amendment as amended.

         The motion prevailed by a voice vote and the Senate concurred in
    the House amendment as amended.

         Senator Szymoniak moved that the bill as amended by the House,
    further amended and concurred in by the Senate, be read the last time
    now and placed upon its passage, which motion prevailed by a voice vote
    and the bill was read the last time.

         On the question Shall the bill pass? (S.F. 433) the vote was:

    Ayes, 48:


         Banks         Bartz         Bennett       Bisignano
         Black         Boettger      Borlaug       Boswell
         Connolly      Dearden       Douglas       Drake
         Dvorsky       Fink          Flynn         Fraise
         Gettings      Giannetto     Gronstal      Halvorson
         Hammond       Hansen        Hedge         Horn
         Husak         Iverson       Jensen        Judge
         Kibbie        Kramer        Lind          Lundby
         Maddox        McKean        McLaren       Murphy
         Neuhauser     Palmer        Priebe        Redfern
         Rensink       Rife          Rittmer       Sorensen
         Szymoniak     Tinsman       Vilsack       Zieman
    Nays, none.

    Absent or not voting, 2:

         Deluhery      Freeman

         The bill having received a constitutional majority was declared to
    have passed the Senate and the title as amended was agreed to.

    Senate File 66

         Senator Fraise called up for consideration Senate File 66, a bill
    for an act relating to cruelty to police service dogs and providing for
    enhanced penalties, amended by the House, and moved that the Senate
    concur in House amendment S-3425 filed April 13, 1995.

         The motion prevailed by a voice vote and the Senate concurred in
    the House amendment.

         Senator Fraise moved that the bill as amended by the House and
    concurred in by the Senate, be read the last time now and placed upon
    its passage, which motion prevailed by a voice vote and the bill was
    read the last time.

         On the question Shall the bill pass? (S.F. 66) the vote was:

    Ayes, 48:


         Banks         Bartz         Bennett       Bisignano
         Black         Boettger      Borlaug       Boswell
         Connolly      Dearden       Douglas       Drake
         Dvorsky       Fink          Flynn         Fraise
         Gettings      Giannetto     Gronstal      Halvorson
         Hammond       Hansen        Hedge         Horn
         Husak         Iverson       Jensen        Judge
         Kibbie        Kramer        Lind          Lundby
         Maddox        McKean        McLaren       Murphy
         Neuhauser     Palmer        Priebe        Redfern
         Rensink       Rife          Rittmer       Sorensen
         Szymoniak     Tinsman       Vilsack       Zieman

    Nays, none.

    Absent or not voting, 2:

         Deluhery      Freeman
         The bill having received a constitutional majority was declared to
    have passed the Senate and the title was agreed to.

    Senate File 87

         Senator Bartz called up for consideration Senate File 87, a bill
    for an act relating to nonsubstantive Code corrections, and providing
    effective and applicability date provisions, amended by the House, and
    moved that the Senate concur in House amendment S-3419 filed April 13,
    1995.

         The motion prevailed by a voice vote and the Senate concurred in
    the House amendment.

         Senator Bartz moved that the bill as amended by the House and
    concurred in by the Senate, be read the last time now and placed upon
    its passage, which motion prevailed by a voice vote and the bill was
    read the last time.

         On the question Shall the bill pass? (S.F. 87) the vote was:

    Ayes, 48:


         Banks         Bartz         Bennett       Bisignano
         Black         Boettger      Borlaug       Boswell
         Connolly      Dearden       Douglas       Drake
         Dvorsky       Fink          Flynn         Fraise
         Gettings      Giannetto     Gronstal      Halvorson
         Hammond       Hansen        Hedge         Horn
         Husak         Iverson       Jensen        Judge
         Kibbie        Kramer        Lind          Lundby
         Maddox        McKean        McLaren       Murphy
         Neuhauser     Palmer        Priebe        Redfern
         Rensink       Rife          Rittmer       Sorensen
         Szymoniak     Tinsman       Vilsack       Zieman

    Nays, none.

    Absent or not voting, 2:

         Deluhery      Freeman

         The bill having received a constitutional majority was declared to
    have passed the Senate and the title was agreed to.
                              IMMEDIATELY MESSAGED

         Senator Horn asked and received unanimous consent that Senate File
    433 be immediately messaged to the House, and to send an immediate
    message to the House on Senate Files 82, 436, 66 and 87.



                             CONSIDERATION OF BILLS

                            (Ways and Means Calendar)

    Senate File 470

         On motion of Senator Szymoniak, Senate File 470, a bill for an act
    relating to the imposition of a local option sales and services tax in
    certain cities located in two counties and providing an effective date,
    was taken up for consideration.

         Senator Szymoniak moved that the bill be read the last time now and
    placed upon its passage, which motion prevailed by a voice vote, and the
    bill was read the last time.

         On the question Shall the bill pass? (S.F. 470) the vote was:

    Ayes, 48:


         Banks         Bartz         Bennett       Bisignano
         Black         Boettger      Borlaug       Boswell
         Connolly      Dearden       Douglas       Drake
         Dvorsky       Fink          Flynn         Fraise
         Gettings      Giannetto     Gronstal      Halvorson
         Hammond       Hansen        Hedge         Horn
         Husak         Iverson       Jensen        Judge
         Kibbie        Kramer        Lind          Lundby
         Maddox        McKean        McLaren       Murphy
         Neuhauser     Palmer        Priebe        Redfern
         Rensink       Rife          Rittmer       Sorensen
         Szymoniak     Tinsman       Vilsack       Zieman

    Nays, none.

    Absent or not voting, 2:

         Deluhery      Freeman

         The bill having received a constitutional majority was declared to
    have passed the Senate and the title was agreed to.
    Senate File 471

         On motion of Senator Szymoniak, Senate File 471, a bill for an act
    relating to the wagering tax on gambling games at pari-mutuel racetrack
    enclosures, was taken up for consideration.

         Senator Halvorson asked and received unanimous consent that action
    on Senate File 471 be deferred.

    Senate File 18

         On motion of Senator Iverson, Senate File 18, a bill for an act
    exempting from the sales, services, and use tax specific items used by
    printers and publishers, with report of committee recommending amendment
    and passage, was taken up for consideration.

         Senator Iverson offered amendment S-3272 filed by Senators Palmer,
    et al., on March 29, 1995, to strike everything after the enacting
    clause and to the title page of the bill and moved its adoption.

         Amendment S-3272 was adopted by a voice vote.

         With the adoption of amendment S-3272, the Chair ruled the
    following amendments out of order:

         S-3076 filed by the committee on Ways and Means on February 23,
    1995, to page 2 of the bill.

         S-3229 filed by Senator Iverson on March 27, 1995, to page 2 of the
    bill.

         Senator Iverson asked and received unanimous consent that House
    File 185 be substituted for Senate File 18 as amended.

    House File 185

         On motion of Senator Iverson, House File 185, a bill for an act
    relating to the sales, services, and use tax exemption for items used by
    printers and publishers, limiting the amount of refunds, and providing
    retroactive and applicability date provisions, was taken up for
    consideration.

         Senator Iverson withdrew amendment S-3274 filed by him on March 29,
    1995 to page 2 of the bill.
         Senator Iverson offered amendment S-3328 filed by him on April 3,
    1995, to page 2 of the bill.

         Senator Lind asked and received unanimous consent that action  on
    amendment S-3328 and House File 185 be deferred.

    Senate File 473

         On motion of Senator McLaren, Senate File 473, a bill for an act
    relating to the refund of property taxes paid erroneously and providing
    effective and retroactive applicability dates, was taken up for
    consideration.

         Senator Iverson offered amendment S-3438 filed by Senators Iverson,
    et al., on April 13, 1995, to page 1 of the bill and moved its adoption.

         Amendment S-3438 was adopted by a voice vote.

         Senator McLaren moved that the bill be read the last time now and
    placed upon its passage, which motion prevailed by a voice vote, and the
    bill was read the last time.

         On the question Shall the bill pass? (S.F. 473) the vote was:

    Ayes, 48:


         Banks         Bartz         Bennett       Bisignano
         Black         Boettger      Borlaug       Boswell
         Connolly      Dearden       Douglas       Drake
         Dvorsky       Fink          Flynn         Fraise
         Gettings      Giannetto     Gronstal      Halvorson
         Hammond       Hansen        Hedge         Horn
         Husak         Iverson       Jensen        Judge
         Kibbie        Kramer        Lind          Lundby
         Maddox        McKean        McLaren       Murphy
         Neuhauser     Palmer        Priebe        Redfern
         Rensink       Rife          Rittmer       Sorensen
         Szymoniak     Tinsman       Vilsack       Zieman

    Nays, none.

    Absent or not voting, 2:

         Deluhery      Freeman

         The bill having received a constitutional majority was declared to
    have passed the Senate and the title was agreed to.
    Senate File 476

         On motion of Senator Connolly, Senate File 476, a bill for an act
    relating to interest earned on rental deposits, was taken up for
    consideration.

         Senator Bisignano asked and received unanimous consent that action
    on Senate File 476 be deferred.

    Senate File 478

         On motion of Senator Palmer, Senate File 478, a bill for  an act
    relating to the state franchise tax imposed on financial institutions by
    disallowing the deduction for expenses related to a financial
    institutions investment in investment subsidiaries and providing
    effective and applicability dates, was taken up for consideration.

         Senator Vilsack offered amendment S-3447 filed by Senators Vilsack,
    Drake and Douglas from the floor to page 1 and the title page of the
    bill.

         Senator Murphy asked and received unanimous consent that action on
    amendment S-3447 and Senate File 478 be deferred.



                     HOUSE MESSAGES RECEIVED AND CONSIDERED

         The following messages were received from the Chief Clerk of the
    House:

         MR. PRESIDENT: I am directed to inform your honorable body that the
    House has on April 17, 1995, passed the following bill in which the
    concurrence of the House was asked:

         Senate File 431, a bill for  an act relating to child support
    collection, including alternative measures for payment of costs for
    nonpublic assistance services, the establishment of the amount of child
    support required by certain parents who are nineteen years of age or
    younger, payment of a child support obligation under a modified order,
    provisions relating to the suspension, revocation, nonissuance, and
    nonrenewal of certain licenses for failure to pay support, and
    implementation provisions.

         ALSO: That the House has on April 17, 1995, passed the following
    bills in which the concurrence of the Senate is asked:
         House File 548, a bill for  an act relating to the definition of
    business income for purposes of the state corporate income tax and
    providing effective and applicability date provisions.

         This bill was read first time and passed on file.

         House File 554, a bill for  an act relating to state and local
    taxes including appeals of department of revenue and finance actions,
    the prohibition of unconstitutional or illegal tax collections,
    assessment procedures pertaining to amended returns, corporate income
    tax rates, sales tax on test laboratory services, collection of sales
    tax by out-of-state retailers, interest accrual on sales and use tax
    refunds, sales tax permit denial for delinquent taxes, bonding
    provisions for sales tax and environmental protection charge contested
    case decisions, costs associated with contested case hearings, penalty
    for underpayment of corporation income and franchise taxes, services
    subject to use tax, penalty for underpayment of use tax, the repeal of
    obsolete property tax provisions, and imposition of the drug excise tax
    on unprocessed marijuana plants and providing effective and
    applicability date provisions.

         This bill was read first time and passed on file.

         House File 558, a bill for  an act relating to the recapture tax on
    property maintained as a fruit-tree or forest reservation for which a
    property tax exemption was granted and providing effective and
    applicability date provisions.

         This bill was read first time and passed on file.



                          UNFINISHED BUSINESS CALENDAR

    House File 139

         On motion of Senator Hansen, House File 139, a bill for  an act
    relating to the disclosure of the methods used by insurance companies
    and nonprofit health service corporations to determine the usual and
    customary fees for dental care benefit coverages, with report of
    committee recommending passage, and placed on the Unfinished Business
    Calendar on April 13, 1995, was taken up for consideration.
         Senator Hansen moved that the bill be read the last time now and
    placed upon its passage, which motion prevailed by a voice vote, and the
    bill was read the last time.

         On the question Shall the bill pass? (H.F. 139) the vote was:

    Ayes, 49:


         Banks         Bartz         Bennett       Bisignano
         Black         Boettger      Borlaug       Boswell
         Connolly      Dearden       Deluhery      Douglas
         Drake         Dvorsky       Fink          Flynn
         Fraise        Gettings      Giannetto     Gronstal
         Halvorson     Hammond       Hansen        Hedge
         Horn          Husak         Iverson       Jensen
         Judge         Kibbie        Kramer        Lind
         Lundby        Maddox        McKean        McLaren
         Murphy        Neuhauser     Palmer        Priebe
         Redfern       Rensink       Rife          Rittmer
         Sorensen      Szymoniak     Tinsman       Vilsack
         Zieman

    Nays, none.

    Absent or not voting, 1:

         Freeman

         The bill having received a constitutional majority was declared to
    have passed the Senate and the title was agreed to.

    House File 520

         On motion of Senator Flynn, House File 520, a bill for  an act
    relating to electronic transfer of funds and establishing certain
    requirements for full-function point-of-sale terminals and electronic
    funds transfer facilities maintained or operated by a national card
    association, establishing a civil penalty, and providing an effective
    date, with report of committee recommending passage, and placed on the
    Unfinished Business Calendar on April 13, 1995, was taken up for
    consideration.

         Senator Flynn moved that the bill be read the last time now and
    placed upon its passage, which motion prevailed by a voice vote, and the
    bill was read the last time.

         On the question Shall the bill pass? (H.F. 520) the vote was:
    Ayes, 49:


         Banks         Bartz         Bennett       Bisignano
         Black         Boettger      Borlaug       Boswell
         Connolly      Dearden       Deluhery      Douglas
         Drake         Dvorsky       Fink          Flynn
         Fraise        Gettings      Giannetto     Gronstal
         Halvorson     Hammond       Hansen        Hedge
         Horn          Husak         Iverson       Jensen
         Judge         Kibbie        Kramer        Lind
         Lundby        Maddox        McKean        McLaren
         Murphy        Neuhauser     Palmer        Priebe
         Redfern       Rensink       Rife          Rittmer
         Sorensen      Szymoniak     Tinsman       Vilsack
         Zieman

    Nays, none.

    Absent or not voting, 1:

         Freeman

         The bill having received a constitutional majority was declared to
    have passed the Senate and the title was agreed to.



                              IMMEDIATELY MESSAGED

         Senator Horn asked and received unanimous consent that Senate Files
    470, 473 and House Files 139 and 520 be immediately messaged to the
    House.



                           BILLS REFERRED TO COMMITTEE

         Senator Horn asked and received unanimous consent that the
    following bills be referred from the Senate Calendar to committee:


         S.F.          232           Transportation
         S.F.          335           State Government
         S.R.          18            Rules
         S.F.          408           Judiciary



                                    WITHDRAWN

         Senator Hansen asked and received unanimous consent that Senate
    File 183 be withdrawn from further consideration of the Senate.



                     HOUSE MESSAGES RECEIVED AND CONSIDERED

         The following messages were received from the Chief Clerk of the
    House:

         MR. PRESIDENT: I am directed to inform your honorable body that the
    House has on April 17, 1995, amended the Senate amendment, concurred in
    the Senate amendment as amended, and passed the following bill in which
    the concurrence of the Senate is asked:

         House File 387, a bill for  an act relating to the appointment of
    the student member to the state board of regents, reducing the student
    members term, and providing implementation and transition provisions
    (S-3454 to H-3836).

         ALSO: That the House has on April 17, 1995, passed the following
    bills in which the concurrence of the Senate is asked:

         House File 549, a bill for  an act relating to the collection of
    taxes and debts owed to or collected by the state, including the renewal
    of registrations, the publication of information pertaining to certain
    taxes and debts, providing for an administrative levy to seize certain
    accounts of a debtor, the denial, revocation, suspension, or renewal of
    licenses authorized by the state, redistributing collected amounts,
    creating a drivers license indebtedness clearance pilot project, and
    other related matters, and providing an effective date.

         This bill was read first time and passed on file.

         House File 552, a bill for  an act relating to changing the point
    of taxation of motor vehicle fuel by requiring suppliers, restrictive
    suppliers, importers, exporters, dealers, users, or blenders licenses,
    changing reporting periods, and adding penalties and providing an
    effective date.

         This bill was read first time and passed on file.
                                    APPENDIX



                             COMMUNICATIONS RECEIVED

         The following communications were received and placed on file in
    the office of the Secretary of the Senate.

                             DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

                    The Annual Condition of Education Report

         This document contains data relative to programming in Iowas
    elementary and secondary schools as well as community colleges. It
    consists of five components: pupil achievement, staff, program, finance,
    and enrollment.

                             DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

         A report pursuant to Iowa Code section 272C.4(2), on behalf of the
    Professional Licensing and Regulation division in the Department of
    Commerce and the six professions encompassed within the division.

                          DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

         As required in Iowa Code section 307.21, a summary of purchasing
    activity for soy based inks and biodegradable trash bags. The figures
    are for calendar year 1994.

                       DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

         Report to the General Assembly on Value-Added Agricultural Products
    and Processes Financial Assistance Program as required by H.F. 2337,
    passed by the 75th General Assembly.

                             DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

         The technical report and the executive summary which have been
    developed by North Central Regional Educational Laboratories in order
    assess the economic impact of the proposed rules for special education.
    The study was mandated by the General Assembly during the last
    legislative session (Senate File 2330).

                        IOWA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH

         1994 Annual Report Professional Licensure pursuant to Iowa Code, Ch
    272C.4(2)b.

         Report of the Center for Rural Health and Primary Care, submitted
    in accordance with 1994 Iowa Acts, Chapter 1168 pursuant to HF 2422,
    75th G.A.

         Certificate of Need (CON) Program annual report July 1, 1993-June
    30, 1994, pursuant to Section 135.77, Code of Iowa.
                                LOTTERY DIVISION

                     IOWA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE AND FINANCE

         Financial statement and supplemental information through September
    30, 1994.

                             IOWA PRISON INDUSTRIES

                    Division of The Department of Corrections

         The report on the financial conditions of the Iowa Prison
    Industries farming operations submitted to comply with the requirements
    of Code of Iowa, chapter 904.706.

                        IOWA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

         A copy of the 1994 annual report of the Iowa Railway Finance
    Authority, as required by Code Section 3271.8(6).

                           DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH

         Vital Statistics of Iowa. This edition includes reports on a number
    of health-related data for the 1993 calendar year, such as births,
    deaths, fetal deaths, diseases, marriages, and dissolution of marriages.

                       DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

         A copy of the FY 94 Annual Report of the Iowa Conservation Corps.

                           DEPARTMENT OF ELDER AFFAIRS

         The annual report of the activities and recommendations of the
    Long-Term Care Residents Advocate Program, including the activities of
    Care Review Committees, as required in Section 231.42 of the Iowa Code.

                      DEPARTMENT OF INSPECTIONS AND APPEALS

         A special audit of the Camp Courageous Farm Raffle as required by
    Chapter 1097, Laws of the 75th G.A., 1994 Session.  These are reviewed
    records provided by Camp Courageous and performed procedures considered
    necessary to ascertain compliance with the above-cited Act and Code of
    Iowa Chapter 99B.

                           DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH

         Health Data Commission 1995 Annual Report, pursuant to Iowa code,
    Ch. 145.6.

                           DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH

         Pursuant to Iowa Code, Ch. 135.22A(6)F, the Annual Report and State
    Plan of Iowa Advisory Council on Head Injury.
                        IOWA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

         Section 307A.2(14) of the Code of Iowa requires the State
    Transportation Commission of the Iowa Department of Transportation to
    prepare, adopt, and publish the results of a quadrennial study of the
    present deficiencies and future 20-year maintenance and construction
    needs of all roads and streets in the state.  The study years are
    1994-2013.

            IOWAS CENTER FOR AGRICULTURAL SAFETY AND HEALTH (I-CASH)

         A copy of the 1994 Annual Report of the Iowa Center for
    Agricultural Safety and Health. The report was prepared and submitted as
    mandated by the Code of Iowa, Chapter 262.78(6).

               IOWA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND LAND STEWARDSHIP

         The March 1, 1995, report to the Iowa General Assembly regarding
    SoyDiesel demonstrations in Iowa conducted by the Iowa Department of
    Transportation and coordinated by the Office of Renewable Fuels and
    Co-Products, Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship.

                        IOWA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

         Incident-Based Iowa Uniform Crime Reports. 1993.

                             DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

         The 1993-94 Open Enrollment Report as required by Senate File 59.

                             FRIENDS OF CAPITOL HILL

         Annual Report as of January 25, 1995.

                           CAPITOL PLANNING COMMISSION

         Annual Report for 1994.

                               UNIVERSITY OF IOWA

         Re: Executive Summary - Provision of Comprehensive Health Care to
    rural Iowans in the Twenty-first Century.  A report addressing both
    needs and solutions for rural Iowans in the decade ahead.

                           LEGISLATIVE SERVICE BUREAU

         Final Report-Animal Agriculture Interim Study Committee.

         Final Report-Substance Abuse Care and Treatment Program Interim
    Study Committee.

         Final Report-Child Protection Task Force.

         Final Report-State and Local Tax Review Study Committee.
         Final Report-Regulation of Long-Term Care in Iowa Health Care
    Facilities Interim Study Committee.

         Final Report-Management of Beverage Container Interim Study
    Committee.

         Final Report-School Finance Review Study Committee.

         Final Report-Economic Development Service Delivery System Interim
    Study Committee.

         Annual Report-Iowa Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental
    Relations.

         Biennial Report-Judicial Compensation Commission.

         Progress Report-Sentencing Interim Study Committee.

                 IOWA TELECOMMUNICATIONS & TECHNOLOGY COMMISSION

         A cost benefit analysis concerning the use of video conferencing by
    the area education agencies, pursuant to the 1994 Iowa Acts, Chapter
    1184, section 25. Attached is the required written report for
    consideration by the  Commission at the next scheduled meeting on March
    30, 1995.

                           IOWA DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

                          ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES DIVISION

         An Annual Report of the Alcoholic Beverages Division in accordance
    with Iowa Code Chapter 123, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1994.

                            MUNICIPAL FIRE AND POLICE

                            RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF IOWA

         An Annual Report for the period ending June 30, 1994, per the
    requirements of Iowa Code Chapter 411 (411.5[6a]).

                          DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL SERVICE

         The Annual Report for Fiscal Year 1994.

                                LOTTERY DIVISION

                     IOWA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE AND FINANCE

         Independent auditors reports, financial statement and supplemental
    information as of December 31, 1994.

                         DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES

         A report regarding the status of Solid Waste Comprehensive Planning
    Areas and the State in attaining the July 1, 1994, twenty-five percent
    waste reduction and recycling goal.  The report has been prepared to
    meet the requirements of Code of Iowa Section 455D.3, Subsection 3,
    Paragraph a.

                           IOWA COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK

         Pursuant to the 1994 Iowa Acts, Chapter 1184, section 25, the Iowa
    Telecommunications and Technology Commission is required to evaluate and
    complete a cost benefit analysis concerning the use of video
    conferencing by the area education agencies.



                          REPORTS OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS

    RULES AND ADMINISTRATION

    Convened: April 13, 1995, 1:55 p.m.

    Members Present: Horn, Chair; Boswell, Vice Chair; Rife, Ranking Member;
    Bisignano, Gettings, Gronstal, Husak and Lind.

    Members Absent: Kramer.

    Committee Business: Excused governors appointees Stanton Visser and
    Elmer Vermeer from introduction before the Senate; approved committee
    resolution deferring confirmation of Allan Thoms as Chairperson of the
    Utilities Board for one year.

    Adjourned: 2:05 p.m.



    RULES AND ADMINISTRATION

    Convened: April 13, 1995, 4:12 p.m.

    Members Present: Horn, Chair; Boswell, Vice Chair; Rife, Ranking Member;
    Bisignano, Gettings, Gronstal, Husak, Kramer and Lind.

    Members Absent: none.

    Committee Business: Approved committee resolution to defer confirmation
    of governors appointee Ted Chapler for one year.

    Adjourned: 4:15 p.m.



    RULES AND ADMINISTRATION

    Convened: April 13, 1995, 5:45 p.m.

    Members Present: Horn, Chair; Boswell, Vice Chair; Rife, Ranking Member;
    Gettings, Gronstal, Husak, Kramer and Lind.

    Members Absent: Bisignano.

    Committee Business: Approved committee resolutions deferring
    confirmation of appointee Harold Thompson and governors appointee David
    Fisher.

    Adjourned: 5:47 p.m.
                            SUBCOMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS

                                 Senate File 405

    NATURAL RESOURCES, ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY: Gronstal, Chair; Deluhery and
    Lundby

                                 House File 562

    JUDICIARY: Redfern, Chair; Boettger, Fraise, Giannetto and Vilsack



                        RESOLUTION ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE

         President Boswell announced the assignment of the following
    resolution to committee:


         S.R.          16            Agriculture



                           CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION

         The secretary of the senate issued the following certificate of
    recognition:

         Max Slobin, Sioux City - For achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
    Senator Hansen (5-7-95).



                           COMPANION AND SIMILAR BILLS

         House files were attached to companion or similar Senate files on
    the Senate calendar as follows:

         H.F. 159      similar       S.F.  19      4-17-95
         H.F. 548      companion     S.F. 469      4-17-95
         H.F. 554      companion     S.F. 474      4-17-96
         H.F. 552      similar       S.F. 480      4-17-95
         H.F. 556      companion     S.F. 479      4-17-95



                                COMMITTEE REPORTS

    APPROPRIATIONS

    Final Bill Action: SENATE FILE 483 (SSB 362.1), a bill for an act
    establishing a school improvement and technology program, providing for
    properly related matters, and making appropriations.
    Recommendation: APPROVED COMMITTEE BILL.

    Final Vote: Ayes, 22: Murphy, Boswell, Banks, Bartz, Bisignano, Black,
    Borlaug, Dvorsky, Flynn, Fraise, Gronstal, Halvorson, Hammond, Husak,
    Judge, Kibbie, Kramer, McLaren, Neuhauser, Rensink, Tinsman and Vilsack.
    Nays, 3: Lind, Douglas and Iverson.

    Fiscal Note: NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

    ALSO:

    Final Bill Action: HOUSE FILE 481, a bill for  an act appropriating
    federal funds made available from federal block grants and other federal
    grants, allocating portions of federal block grants, and providing
    procedures if federal funds are more or less than anticipated or if
    federal block grants are more or less than anticipated or if categorical
    grants are consolidated into new or existing block grants and providing
    an effective and retroactive applicability date.

    Recommendation: AMEND AND DO PASS AS PROVIDED IN AMENDMENT S-3455.

    Final Vote: Ayes, 25: Murphy, Boswell, Lind, Banks, Bartz, Bisignano,
    Black, Borlaug, Douglas, Dvorsky, Flynn, Fraise, Gronstal, Halvorson,
    Hammond, Husak, Iverson, Judge, Kibbie, Kramer, McLaren, Neuhauser,
    Rensink, Tinsman and Vilsack. Nays, none.

    Fiscal Note: NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.



                              INTRODUCTION OF BILL

         Senate File 483, by committee on Appropriations, a bill for an act
    establishing a school improvement and technology program, providing for
    properly related matters, and making appropriations.

         Read first time under Rule 28 and placed on Appropriations
    Calendar.



                                AMENDMENTS FILED


         S-3447        S.F.          478           Tom Vilsack
                                                   Richard F. Drake
                                                   JoAnn Douglas
         S-3448        H.F.          247           Brad Banks
                                                   Berl E. Priebe
                                                   Merlin E. Bartz
         S-3449        S.F.          433           Elaine Szymoniak
         S-3450        S.F.          481           Rod Halvorson
         S-3451        S.F.          480           Merlin E. Bartz
         S-3452        H.F.          159           Elaine Szymoniak
         S-3453        S.F.          471           Rod Halvorson
         S-3454        H.F.          387           House amendment
         S-3455        H.F.          481           Appropriations



                                   ADJOURNMENT

         On motion of Senator Horn, the Senate adjourned at 5:14 p.m., until
    9:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 18, 1995.

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