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House Journal: Friday, January 31, 1997

Nineteenth Calendar Day - Fourteenth Session Day

Hall of the House of Representatives
Des Moines, Iowa, Friday, January 31, 1997
The House met pursuant to adjournment at 9:05 a.m., Heaton of
Henry in the chair.
Prayer was offered by Craig Schoenfeld, Legislative Research
Analyst for the House of Representatives.
The Journal of Thursday, January 30, 1997 was approved.
INTRODUCTION OF BILLS
House File 116, by Frevert, Koenigs, Huser, and Fallon, a
bill for an act relating to confinement feeding operations by
providing for the siting of certain operations, and imposing
requirements relating to construction permits.
Read first time and referred to committee on agriculture.
House File 117, by Rants, Warnstadt, Whitead, Klemme,
Siegrist, Hansen, Van Fossen, Holmes, and Murphy, a bill for an
act relating to activities of a foreign corporation which do not
constitute doing business in or deriving income from the state
for state tax purposes and including effective and retroactive
applicability date provisions.
Read first time and referred to committee on ways and means.
House File 118, by Rants and Klemme, a bill for an act
relating to workers' compensation coverage for employment
outside of the state.
Read first time and referred to committee on labor and
industrial relations.
House File 119, by Larson, a bill for an act relating to the
disclosure of psychological test material.
Read first time and referred to committee on human resources.
House File 120, by Kreiman, a bill for an act relating to
veterans of the United States armed forces, by changing
eligibility for veteran property tax exemptions.
Read first time and referred to committee on ways and means.
House File 121, by Boddicker, Mertz, Greiner, Klemme,
Kremer, Holmes, Garman, Siegrist, Corbett, Weidman, Tyrrell,
Welter, Dix, Lamberti, Sukup, Barry, Lord, Vande Hoef, Eddie,
Huseman, Dolecheck, Arnold, Heaton, Churchill, Houser, Teig,
Blodgett, Bradley, Brunkhorst, Drake, Gipp, Rants, Gries,
Larson, Hahn, Millage, Carroll, Van Maanen, Mundie, May,
Boggess, Jenkins, Van Fossen, Rayhons, Meyer, Osterhaus,
O'Brien, Veenstra, and Brauns, a bill for an act relating to
notification procedures prior to the performance of an abortion
on or termination of parental rights of a minor and applicable
penalties.
Read first time and referred to committee on human resources.
House File 122, by Arnold, a bill for an act relating to the
civil liability of a mandatory child abuse reporter who is a
licensed school employee.
Read first time and referred to committee on education.
House File 123, by Moreland, a bill for an act providing for
the admission and education of optometry students in states
which have accredited schools and colleges of optometry, and
making an appropriation.
Read first time and referred to committee on education.
House File 124, by Moreland, a bill for an act relating to
the requirements for an applicant to be licensed as a land
surveyor.
Read first time and referred to committee on commerce-regulation.
House File 125, by committee on appropriations, a bill for
an act appropriating federal block grant funds and amending
appropriations from the general fund of the state to the
department of human services for the state fiscal year beginning
July 1, 1996, and providing an effective date.
Read first time and placed on the appropriations calendar.
House File 126, by committee on ways and means, a bill for
an act relating to the state sales and use tax exemption on
certain computers, machinery, equipment, and fuel.
Read first time and placed on the ways and means calendar.
House File 127, by Warnstadt, Whitead, Cohoon, Kreiman,
Jochum, Scherrman, Bukta, Falck, Frevert, Thomas, Dotzler,
Larkin, Murphy, Osterhaus, Reynolds-Knight, and Wise, a bill for
an act establishing a public highway condition reporting service
and making an appropriation.
Read first time and referred to committee on appropriations.
House File 128, by Doderer, a bill for an act prohibiting
ultimate fighting exhibitions and providing a penalty.
Read first time and referred to committee on judiciary.
House File 129, by Larson, a bill for an act to increase the
penalties for the manufacture, delivery, or possession with
intent to manufacture or deliver amphetamine or any substance
containing amphetamine.
Read first time and referred to committee on judiciary.
House File 130, by Larson, Van Fossen, Lamberti, Teig,
Arnold, Rants, Carroll, Greig, Barry, Brunkhorst, Siegrist,
Blodgett, Vande Hoef, Garman, Meyer, Drake, Churchill, Welter,
Boddicker, Corbett, Sukup, Lord, Heaton, Kremer, Cormack,
Houser, Klemme, Huseman, Hahn, Millage, Veenstra, Weidman,
Bradley, Van Maanen, and Gries, a bill for an act applying the
death penalty or life imprisonment, by establishing the offense
of capital murder, by providing a minimum age for imposition of
a death sentence, excluding mentally ill persons from imposition
of a death sentence, by providing for review of death sentences,
by providing for execution by lethal injection, by amending the
rules of criminal procedure, and by providing for the Act's
applicability.
Read first time and referred to committee on judiciary.
House File 131, by O'Brien, May, Rayhons, Larkin, Schrader,
Taylor, Mundie, Mertz, Tyrrell, Drees, Holveck, Osterhaus, Bell,
Richardson, Reynolds-Knight, Frevert, Warnstadt, Myers, Connors,
Shoultz, Fallon, Bernau, Brand, Koenigs, Chiodo, Cohoon,
Scherrman, Bukta, Thomas, Witt, Mascher, Wise, Heaton, Falck,
Weigel, Ford, Dotzler, Huser, Doderer, Jochum, Foege, Moreland,
Kinzer, Whitead, Kreiman, and Burnett, a bill for an act
relating to the time and the criteria for filing of claims for
refund under the state individual income tax by retired federal
employees as a result of the unconstitutional taxation of
federal pensions and providing an effective date.
Read first time and referred to committee on ways and means.
House File 132, by O'Brien, Greig, Hahn, Greiner, Drake,
May, Larkin, Arnold, Mundie, Mertz, Klemme, Barry, Tyrrell,
Heaton, Welter, Vande Hoef, Houser, Drees, Frevert, Huseman,
Gries, Myers, Dolecheck, Koenigs, Cohoon, Bradley, Weidman,
Witt, Eddie, Meyer, Van Maanen, Dotzler, Jochum, Foege,
Richardson, Boggess, and Garman, a bill for an act relating to
the liability of persons involved in domesticated animal
activities.
Read first time and referred to committee on agriculture.
House File 133, by Metcalf, Jacobs, Gipp, Gries, Carroll,
Teig, Lamberti, Brunkhorst, Bradley, Sukup, Dinkla, Chiodo,
Barry, Larson, Wise, Churchill, Millage, Lord, Welter, Van
Fossen, Blodgett, Arnold, Chapman, Grundberg, Veenstra, Greig,
Drake, Cataldo, Vande Hoef, Myers, Jenkins, Rants, Brauns,
Rayhons, Huser, Moreland, and Jochum, a bill for an act relating
to the offering of point of service plan options in certain
health benefit plans.
Read first time and referred to committee on commerce-regulation.
House File 134, by Brunkhorst, a bill for an act relating to
local government bond issuance elections.
Read first time and referred to committee on state government.
House File 135, by Brunkhorst, a bill for an act relating to
OWI violators subject to the ignition interlock requirement who
are granted a temporary restricted license by providing for an
exemption for employers of such violators, and providing an
effective date for rulemaking.
Read first time and referred to committee on judiciary.
House File 136, by Brauns, a bill for an act increasing the
scheduled fine for operating a motor vehicle without a valid
license or permit.
Read first time and referred to committee on transportation.
House File 137, by Garman, a bill for an act relating to the
probationary period for deputy sheriffs and police patrol
officers.
Read first time and referred to committee on local government.
House File 138, by Garman, a bill for an act relating to
county zoning of certain confinement swine feeding operations.
Read first time and referred to committee on agriculture.
House File 139, by Kremer, a bill for an act increasing
compensation for grand jurors and petit jurors.
Read first time and referred to committee on judiciary.
House File 140, by Houser, Martin, Grundberg, Brauns,
Klemme, Heaton, Tyrrell, Vande Hoef, Boggess, Drake, Meyer,
Hahn, Rayhons, Kremer, Carroll, Barry, Hansen, Jenkins, Arnold,
Weidman, Eddie, Welter, Huseman, Lord, and Gipp, a bill for an
act relating to the closing hour of precinct polling places.
Read first time and referred to committee on state government.
MESSAGE FROM THE SENATE
The following message was received from the Senate:
Mr. Speaker: I am directed to inform your honorable body that
the Senate has on January 30, 1997, adopted the following
resoution in which the concurrence of the Senate was asked:
House Joint Resolution 5, a joint resolution proposing an
amendment to the Constitution of the State of Iowa relating to
the equality of rights of men and women under the law.
MARY PAT GUNDERSON, Secretary

CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION
MR. SPEAKER: The Chief Clerk of the House respectfully reports
that a certificate of recognition has been issued as follows.
ELIZABETH A. ISAACSON
	   Chief Clerk of the House
1997\65	Beulah Webb, Sioux City - For celebrating her 102nd
birthday.

HOUSE STUDY BILL SUBCOMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT

House Study Bill 59

Transportation: Weidman, Chair; Bukta and Carroll.

HOUSE STUDY BILL COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS

H.S.B. 68  Labor and Industrial Relations

Relating to the department of workforce development and the
enforcement of employment laws concerning emergency and
hazardous materials inventories, occupational safety and health,
construction contractors, amusement rides, asbestos and
employment agency licenses, wage assignments, and boxing and
wrestling.
H.S.B. 69  Commerce-Regulation

Relating to the procedures for disposition of the contents of a
decedent's safe deposit box.

H.S.B. 70  Commerce-Regulation

Relating to the acquisition of a branch of an out-of-state state
or federal savings association by a newly chartered bank and
providing an effective date.

H.S.B. 71  Commerce-Regulation

Relating to the delay of the repeal for the exemption of certain
multiple employer welfare arrangements from regulation by the
insurance division and providing an effective date.

H.S.B. 72  Commerce-Regulation

Eliminating the duty of the treasurer of state to receive and
publicize certain interest rate and fee information related to
providers of open-end credit and credit cards.

COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
MR. SPEAKER: The Chief Clerk of the House respectfully reports
that the following committee recommendation has been received
and is on file in the office of the Chief Clerk.

ELIZABETH A. ISAACSON
					  				     Chief Clerk of the House

COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT
House File 4, a bill for an act relating to the office of city
assessor in certain counties.
Fiscal Note is not required.
Recommended Do Pass January 30, 1997.
RESOLUTIONS FILED

HCR 7, by Nelson, Van Fossen, Churchill, Grundberg, Kremer,
Metcalf, Dinkla, Blodgett, Brunkhorst, Hahn, Eddie, Teig,
Arnold, Martin, Doderer, Barry, Scherrman, Ford, Wise, Bukta,
Cohoon, May, Brand, Reynolds-Knight, Larkin, Koenigs, Osterhaus,
Huser, Foege, Chiodo, 
Frevert, Mertz, Burnett, Bernau, Mascher, Holveck, Taylor,
Richardson, Whitead, Schrader, Myers, Heaton, Sukup, Jacobs,
Klemme, Boddicker, Gipp, Dix, Siegrist, Jenkins, Hansen, and
Brauns, a concurrent resolution recognizing the women who served
Iowa as state legislators through Iowa's sesquicentennial year,
1996, and celebrating 100 years of women elected to state
legislatures.
Laid over under Rule 25.
SCR 2, by committee on agriculture, a concurrent resolution to
request that the United States Internal Revenue Service and the
United States Congress act to allow farmers to use deferred
payment contracts without being subject to alternative tax
liability.
Laid over under Rule 25.
SCR 3, by committee on commerce, a concurrent resolution
encouraging the federal government to investigate the pricing of
liquid propane gas and other heating fuels.
Laid over under Rule 25.
On motion by Gipp of Winneshiek, the House adjourned at 9:12
a.m., until 1:00 p.m., Monday, February 3, 1997.

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