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House Journal: Friday, February 13, 1998

Thirty-third Calendar Day - Twenty-second Session Day

Hall of the House of Representatives
Des Moines, Iowa, Friday, February 13, 1998
The House met pursuant to adjournment at 9:00 a.m.,
Representative Greiner of Washington in the chair.
Prayer was offered by Becky Lorenz, Executive Secretary to the
Majority Leader.
The Journal of Thursday, February 12, 1998 was approved.
PETITIONS FILED
The following petitions were received and placed on file:
By Connors of Polk, from approximately one thousand one hundred
petitioners from Friends of the Public Library of Des Moines
favoring direct state funding of public libraries.
By Richardson of Warren, from two hundred thirteen constituents
of the 89th District favoring House File 2005, regarding
legislative intent of the annexation law.
INTRODUCTION OF BILLS
House File 2251, by Bernau, a bill for an act relating to
public health by providing for the regulation of body piercing
and providing a penalty.
Read first time and referred to committee on human resources.
House File 2252, by Scherrman, a bill for an act requiring
the minimum requirements for a coaching authorization to include
cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification.
Read first time and referred to committee on education.
House File 2253, by Grundberg, a bill for an act relating to
area education agencies and school districts by modifying the
time guidelines concerning bargaining by certain employees, and
changing dates relating to budget certification and notice of
teacher termination for school districts.
Read first time and referred to committee on education.
House File 2254, by Burnett, a bill for an act relating to
the assessment of a surcharge by a county board of supervisors
and providing for a public referendum.
Read first time and referred to committee on local government.
House File 2255, by Rants, a bill for an act exempting
antimicrobial pesticides from the registration fee for
pesticides.
Read first time and referred to committee on environmental
protection.
House File 2256, by Richardson, a bill for an act specifying
lighting equipment and other features for snowplows, regulating
snowplow operations, and making penalties applicable.
Read first time and referred to committee on transportation.
House File 2257, by Brand, a bill for an act providing for
the development of a site analysis and preliminary plan for the
construction of a state veterans cemetery and making an
appropriation.
Read first time and referred to committee on appropriations.
House File 2258, by Warnstadt, Whitead, and Cohoon, a bill
for an act creating and making an appropriation for a teacher
loan payment program.
Read first time and referred to committee on appropriations.
House File 2259, by committee on agriculture, a bill for an
act relating to the corn promotion board, by increasing the
ceiling on the state assessment of corn subject to a special
referendum and authorizing the receipt of rents, royalties, and
license fees by the board.
Read first time and placed on the calendar.
House File 2260, by Scherrman, a bill for an act requiring
the minimum program for health education of students in grades
nine through twelve to include cardiopulmonary resuscitation
procedures.
Read first time and referred to committee on education.
House File 2261, by Grundberg, a bill for an act relating to
the spending authority of a school district as a factor in
collective bargaining arbitration.
Read first time and referred to committee on education.
House File 2262, by committee on judiciary, a bill for an
act to permit out-of-state peace officers to act within this
state pursuant to agreements between state or local authorities.
Read first time and placed on the calendar.
House File 2263, by Kreiman, a bill for an act imposing a
mandatory minimum community service obligation as part of any
sentence for an operating while intoxicated (OWI) offense.
Read first time and referred to committee on judiciary.
House File 2264, by Mascher, a bill for an act providing for
an increase in the voter-approved community college equipment
replacement levy.
Read first time and referred to committee on education.
House File 2265, by Churchill and Holveck, a bill for an act
relating to annual reports, audits, and board of director
composition of nonprofit corporations created by or in
association with the Iowa finance authority and providing
effective dates.
Read first time and referred to committee on state government.
House File 2266, by Burnett, a bill for an act relating to
local goals and regulations for outdoor light fixture efficiency.
Read first time and referred to committee on local government.
House File 2267, by Reynolds-Knight, a bill for an act
relating to the issuance of a free deer or wild turkey hunting
license to the spouse of a landowner.
Read first time and referred to committee on natural resources.
House File 2268, by Schrader, a bill for an act establishing
a pharmaceutical assistance program for the elderly and
providing a penalty.
Read first time and referred to committee on human resources.
House File 2269, by Rants, a bill for an act relating to
permissible physical contact between school employees and
students.
Read first time and referred to committee on education.
House File 2270, by Millage and Boddicker, a bill for an act
requiring deviation from the uniform child support guidelines in
the calculation of the child support obligation of a parent when
visitation rights are awarded in excess of the average liberal
visitation rights award.
Read first time and referred to committee on human resources.
House File 2271, by committee on appropriations, a bill for
an act relating to obsolete and unnecessary provisions of the
Code.
Read first time and referred to committee on state government.
MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE 
The following messages were received from the Senate:
Mr. Speaker: I am directed to inform your honorable body that
the Senate has on February 12, 1998, adopted the following
resolution in which the concurrence of the House is asked:
Senate Concurrent Resolution 102, a concurrent resolution
requesting the United States Department of Health and Human
Services to revise a proposed rulemaking for implementing
welfare reform and requesting the United States Congress to
provide oversight.
Also: That the Senate has on February 12, 1998, passed the
following bill in which the concurrence of the House is asked:
Senate File 2075, a bill for an act relating to the creation of
a dental hygiene committee within the board of dental examiners.
Also: That the Senate has on February 12, 1998, passed the
following bill in which the concurrence of the House is asked:
Senate File 2113, a bill for an act relating to driver and motor
vehicle licensing, reporting, and registration.
Also: That the Senate has on February 12, 1998, passed the
following bill in which the concurrence of the House is asked:
Senate File 2136, a bill for 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,
and providing effective and retroactive applicability dates.
Also: That the Senate has on February 12, 1998, passed the
following bill in which the concurrence of the House is asked:
Senate File 2162, a bill for an act relating to the definition
of the federal Truth in Lending Act in the Iowa consumer credit
code.
Also: That the Senate has on February 12, 1998, passed the
following bill in which the concurrence of the House is asked:
Senate File 2174, a bill for an act relating to agriculture by
amending and eliminating provisions to reflect current practice,
and transferring provisions.
MARY PAT GUNDERSON, Secretary

HOUSE STUDY BILL SUBCOMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT

House Study Bill 637

Ways and Means: Greig, Chair; Blodgett, Jenkins, Shoultz and
Weigel.
COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS
MR. SPEAKER: The Chief Clerk of the House respectfully reports
that the following committee recommendations have been received
and are on file in the office of the Chief Clerk.
ELIZABETH A. ISAACSON
Chief Clerk of the House
COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE AND REGULATION
Committee Bill (Formerly House Study Bill 586), relating to
authorized investments by insurance companies in obligations of
foreign governments and foreign corporations.
Fiscal Note is not required.
Recommended Do Pass February 12, 1998.
COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Committee Bill (Formerly House Study Bill 565), creating the new
criminal offense of disarming a peace officer.
Fiscal Note is not required.
Recommended Amend and Do Pass February 12, 1998.
COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT
House File 2089, a bill for an act relating to preferences
concerning the disposition of private property condemned or
purchased as highway right-of-way property.
Fiscal Note is not required.
Recommended Amend and Do Pass with amendment H-8049 February 12,
1998.
RESOLUTION FILED

HCR 108, by Garman, Bell, Larkin, Cormack, Welter, Richardson,
Vande Hoef, Myers, and Heaton, a concurrent resolution to honor
the memory of Jim Hancock.

Referred to committee on judiciary.

AMENDMENT FILED

H_8049	H.F.	2089	Committee on Local
				  Government
On motion by Gipp of Winneshiek, the House adjourned at 9:08
a.m., until 1:00 p.m., Monday, February 16, 1998.

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