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Senate Journal: Tuesday, March 17, 1998

  SIXTY-FIFTH CALENDAR DAY
  THIRTY-EIGHTH SESSION DAY

  Senate Chamber
  Des Moines, Iowa, Tuesday, March 17, 1998

  The Senate met in regular session at 9:12 a.m., President pro
  tempore Redfern presiding.

  Prayer was offered by Father Eugene Murray, of the Holy Family
  Parish, Emmetsburg, Iowa.

  The Journal of Monday, March 16, 1998, was approved.

  HOUSE MESSAGES RECEIVED

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

  MADAM PRESIDENT:  I am directed to inform your honorable body that the
  House has on March 16, 1998, passed the following bills in which the
  concurrence of
  the Senate is asked:

  House File 2335, a bill for an act relating to persons holding
  interests in agricultural land and providing penalties and an effective
  date.

  Read first time and referred to committee on Agriculture.

  House File 2369, a bill for an act relating to the human
  immunodeficiency virus including the testing of an alleged offender
  for the human immunodeficiency virus, the intentional transmission
  of the human immunodeficiency virus, making penalties applicable,
  establishing penalties, and providing for an affirmative defense.

  Read first time and referred to committee on Judiciary.
  House File 2438, a bill for an act relating to the regulation of
  commercial feed.

  Read first time and referred to committee on Agriculture.

  LEAVES OF ABSENCE

  Leaves of absence were granted as follows:

  Senator Lundby for the day, on request of Senator Freeman; Senator Palmer
  until
  his arrival, on request of Senator Gronstal.

  SPECIAL GUEST

  Senator Kibbie introduced the Honorable Paul Connaughton, a
  member of the Irish Parliament, who was accompanied by his wife
  Bernadette.  Mr. Connaughton has served as Minister of State at the
  Department of Agriculture and is currently Fine Gael Spokesperson
  on Energy and Western Development.

  Mr. Connaughton addressed the Senate with brief remarks.

  UNFINISHED BUSINESS
  (Deferred March 16, 1998)

  Senate File 2380

  The Senate resumed consideration of Senate File 2380, a bill for an
  act relating to the election of a local exchange carrier to be price-
  regulated, and amendment S-5250 by Senators Douglas, et al., on
  March 16, 1998, to pages 3 and 4 of the bill, deferred March 16, 1998.

  Senator Dvorsky asked and received unanimous consent to
  withdraw amendment S-5257, filed by him on March 16, 1998, to
  page 1 of amendment S-5250.

  Senator Douglas moved the adoption of amendment S-5250, which
  motion prevailed by a voice vote.

  Senator Dvorsky asked and received unanimous consent that
  action on Senate File 2380 be deferred.
  President Kramer took the chair at 9:35 a.m.

  MOTIONS TO RECONSIDER WITHDRAWN

  Senate File 2144

  Senator Connolly withdrew the motion to reconsider Senate File
  2144, a bill for an act relating to school district action to change the
  boundaries of director districts after dissolution of a school district,
  filed by him on March 16, 1998, and found on page 728 of the Senate
  Journal.

  Senate File 2264

  Senator Tinsman withdrew the motion to reconsider Senate File
  2264, a bill for an act transferring responsibility for administration of
  enhanced 911 public safety telephone answering and dispatching
  services from the emergency management division in the department
  of public defense to the E911 communications council, filed by her on
  March 10, 1998, and found on page 618 of the Senate Journal.

  Senate File 2256

  Senator Black withdrew the motion to reconsider Senate File 2256,
  a bill for an act relating to the regulation of the deer population, filed
  by him on March 10, 1998, and found on page 618 of the Senate
  Journal.

  IMMEDIATELY MESSAGED

  Senator Iverson asked and received unanimous consent that
  Senate Files 2144, 2264, and 2256 be immediately messaged to
  the House.

  MOTION TO RECONSIDER LOST

  Senate File 2394

  Senator Drake called up the motion to reconsider Senate File 2394,
  a bill for an act to provide for the appointment of a vice chairperson
  for the board of parole and providing an effective date, filed by him on
  March 12, 1998, found on page 705 of the Senate Journal, and moved
  its adoption.

  On the question "Shall the motion to reconsider be adopted?" (S.F.
  2394) the vote was:

  Ayes, 24:

  Black	Connolly	Dearden	Deluhery
  Dvorsky	Fink	Flynn	Fraise
  Gettings	Gronstal	Halvorson	Hammond
  Hansen	Harper	Horn	Judge
  Kibbie	Maddox	McCoy	McKean
  Neuhauser	Rife	Szymoniak	Vilsack	

  Nays, 22:

  Angelo	Behn	Boettger	Borlaug
  Douglas	Drake	Freeman	Gaskill
  Hedge	Iverson	Jensen	King
  Kramer	McKibben	McLaren	Redfern
  Redwine	Rehberg	Rensink	Schuerer
  Tinsman	Zieman	

  Absent or not voting, 4:

  Bartz	Lundby	Palmer	Rittmer	

  The motion lost.

  Senator Iverson asked and received unanimous consent that
  Senate File 2394 be immediately messaged to the House.

  The motion to reconsider the vote by which Senate File 2394
  passed the Senate filed by Senator Gronstal on March 12, 1998, and
  found on page 705 of the Senate Journal, was out of order.

  CONSIDERATION OF BILL
  (Regular Calendar)

  Senator Iverson asked and received unanimous consent to take up
  for consideration Senate File 2283.
  Senate File 2283

  On motion of Senator Maddox, Senate File 2283, a bill for an act
  relating to coverage under a policy or contract providing for third-
  party payment or prepayment of health or medical expenses by
  providing coverage for costs associated with equipment, supplies, and
  education for the treatment of diabetes, was taken up for
  consideration.

  Senator Maddox asked and received unanimous consent to
  withdraw amendment S-5249, filed by him on March 16, 1998, to
  page 1 of the bill.

  Senator Maddox offered amendment S-5253, filed by him on
  March 16, 1998, to pages 1 and 2 of the bill, and moved its adoption.

  Amendment S-5253 was adopted by a voice vote.

  With the adoption of amendment S-5253, the Chair ruled
  amendment S-5163, filed by Senator Maddox on March 10, 1998, to
  pages 1 and 2 of the bill, and amendment S-5226, filed by Senator
  Maddox on March 11, 1998, to pages 1 and 2 of the bill, out of order.

  Senator Maddox 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. 2283), the vote was:

  Ayes, 44:

  Angelo	Behn	Black	Boettger
  Borlaug	Connolly	Dearden	Deluhery
  Douglas	Drake	Dvorsky	Fink
  Flynn	Fraise	Freeman	Gaskill
  Gettings	Gronstal	Halvorson	Hammond
  Hansen	Harper	Hedge	Horn
  Iverson	Jensen	Judge	Kibbie
  Kramer	Maddox	McCoy	McKean
  McKibben	McLaren	Neuhauser	Redfern
  Rehberg	Rensink	Rife	Schuerer
  Szymoniak	Tinsman	Vilsack	Zieman	

  Nays, 2:

  King	Redwine	
  Absent or not voting, 4:

  Bartz	Lundby	Palmer	Rittmer	

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

  Senator Iverson asked and received unanimous consent that
  Senate File 2283 be immediately messaged to the House.

  LEAVE OF ABSENCE

  Leave of absence was granted as follows:

  Senator Bartz until his arrival, on request of Senator Freeman.

  BUSINESS PENDING

  Senate File 2380

  The Senate resumed consideration of Senate File 2380, a bill for an
  act relating to the election of a local exchange carrier to be price-
  regulated, previously deferred.

  Senator Dvorsky offered amendment S-5260, filed by him from the
  floor, to pages 2 and 3 of the bill, moved its adoption, and requested a
  record roll call.

  On the question "Shall amendment S-5260 be adopted?" (S.F. 2380),
  the vote was:

  Ayes, 12:

  Black	Connolly	Dearden	Dvorsky
  Fraise	Gettings	Halvorson	Hansen
  Kibbie	Neuhauser	Szymoniak	Vilsack	

  Nays, 34:

  Angelo	Behn	Boettger	Borlaug
  Deluhery	Douglas	Drake	Fink
  Flynn	Freeman	Gaskill	Gronstal
  Hammond	Harper	Hedge	Horn
  Iverson	Jensen	Judge	King
  Kramer	Maddox	McCoy	McKean
  McKibben	McLaren	Redfern	Redwine
  Rehberg	Rensink	Rife	Schuerer
  Tinsman	Zieman	

  Absent or not voting, 4:

  Bartz	Lundby	Palmer	Rittmer	

  Amendment S-5260 lost.

  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?" (S.F. 2380), the vote was:

  Ayes, 42:

  Angelo	Behn	Black	Boettger
  Borlaug	Connolly	Dearden	Deluhery
  Douglas	Drake	Fink	Flynn
  Freeman	Gaskill	Gronstal	Halvorson
  Hammond	Hansen	Harper	Hedge
  Horn	Iverson	Jensen	Judge
  King	Kramer	Maddox	McCoy
  McKean	McKibben	McLaren	Neuhauser
  Redfern	Redwine	Rehberg	Rensink
  Rife	Schuerer	Szymoniak	Tinsman
  Vilsack	Zieman	

  Nays, 4:

  Dvorsky	Fraise	Gettings	Kibbie	

  Absent or not voting, 4:

  Bartz	Lundby	Palmer	Rittmer	

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

  Senator Iverson asked and received unanimous consent that
  Senate File 2380 be immediately messaged to the House.

  RECESS

  On motion of Senator Iverson, the Senate recessed at 10:30 a.m.,
  until 3:00 p.m.
  APPENDIX

  SUBCOMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS

  SSB 2211

  WAYS AND MEANS:  Douglas, Chair; Maddox and Palmer

  House File 677

  JUDICIARY:  Hansen, Chair; McKean and McKibben

  House File 2337

  JUDICIARY:  Boettger, Chair; Drake and Hansen

  House File 2348

  HUMAN RESOURCES:  Szymoniak, Chair; Boettger and Tinsman

  House File 2456

  JUDICIARY:  Maddox, Chair; McKean and Neuhauser

  House File 2478

  JUDICIARY:  Hammond, Chair; McKean and McKibben

  House File 2480

  JUDICIARY:  Tinsman, Chair; Drake and Hansen

  AMENDMENTS FILED

  S-5258		S.F. 2382	Maggie Tinsman
  (Filed 3/16/98)
  S-5259		S.F. 2284	Stewart Iverson, Jr.
  S-5260		S.F. 2380	Robert E. Dvorsky
  S-5261		S.F. 2284	Dennis H. Black
  Kitty Rehberg
  S-5262		S.F. 2333	Tom Flynn
  Michael E. Gronstal
  Patty Judge
  Tom Vilsack
  Steven D. Hansen
  Eugene S. Fraise
  Don Gettings
  Patricia Harper
  Jack Rife
  Mike Connolly
  Wally E. Horn
  Dennis H. Black
  Johnie Hammond
  Dick L. Dearden
  Matt McCoy
  John P. Kibbie
  Patrick J. Deluhery
  Bill Fink
  AFTERNOON SESSION

  The Senate reconvened at 3:05 p.m., President pro tempore
  Redfern presiding.

  QUORUM CALL

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

  The vote revealed 36 present, 14 absent, and a quorum present.

  HOUSE MESSAGES RECEIVED

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

  MADAM PRESIDENT:  I am directed to inform your honorable body that the
  House has on March 17, 1998, passed the following bills in which the
  concurrence of
  the Senate is asked:

  House File 2175, a bill for an act relating to the creation of, and
  annexation of property to, a sanitary sewer district.

  Read first time and referred to committee on Local Government.

  House File 2382, a bill for an act relating to the identification of
  animals and providing penalties.

  Read first time and referred to committee on Agriculture.

  House File 2436, a bill for an act relating to the state registrar of
  voters.

  Read first time and referred to committee on State Government.

  House File 2472, a bill for an act relating to fines imposed for
  violations of city or county ordinances or city or county infractions
  and providing an effective date.

  Read first time and referred to committee on Local Government.
  House File 2510, a bill for an act requesting an interim study
  conference of the loess hills areas of this state.

  Read first time and referred to committee on Natural Resources
  and Environment.

  House File 2523, a bill for an act relating to the reimbursement of
  certain providers of services under the medical assistance program.

  Read first time and referred to committee on Human Resources.

  CONSIDERATION OF BILL
  (Regular Calendar)

  Senator Iverson asked and received unanimous consent to take up
  for consideration Senate File 2333.

  Senate File 2333

  On motion of Senator Redwine, Senate File 2333, a bill for an act
  relating to occupational hearing loss recovery, providing definitions,
  and providing for the apportionment and measurement of hearing
  loss, was taken up for consideration.

  President Kramer took the chair at 2:22 p.m.

  Senator Iverson asked unanimous consent that Senate File 2333
  be referred to the committee on Business and Labor Relations and
  returned to the Calendar no later than 3:45 p.m.

  Senator Horn raised a point of order regarding committee referral
  procedures.

  Senator Iverson renewed his motion to refer Senate File 2333 to
  the committee on Business and Labor Relations.

  The Senate stood at ease at 3:29 p.m. until the fall of the gavel for
  the purpose of a committee meeting.

  The Senate resumed session at 3:42 p.m., President Kramer
  presiding.
  COMMITTEE REPORT

  BUSINESS AND LABOR RELATIONS

  Final Bill Action:  SENATE FILE 2333, a bill for an act relating to
  occupational
  hearing loss recovery, providing definitions, and providing for the
  apportionment and
  measurement of hearing loss.

  Recommendation:  DO PASS.

  Final Vote:  Ayes, 6:  King, Behn, Freeman, Jensen, Schuerer, and Zieman.
  Nays, 5:
  Rife, Dearden, Gettings, Horn, and Palmer.

  Fiscal Note:  NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

  CONSIDERATION OF BILL
  (Regular Calendar)

  Senator Iverson asked and received unanimous consent to take up
  for consideration Senate File 2333.

  Senate File 2333

  On motion of Senator Redwine, Senate File 2333, a bill for an act
  relating to occupational hearing loss recovery, providing definitions,
  and providing for the apportionment and measurement of hearing
  loss, with report of committee on Business and Labor Relations
  recommending passage, was taken up for consideration.

  Senator Flynn asked and received unanimous consent to withdraw
  amendment S-5175, filed by Senators Flynn, et al., on March 10,
  1998, to pages 1-4 of the bill.

  Senator Flynn offered amendment S-5262, filed by Senators
  Flynn, et al., from the floor, to pages 1-4 of the bill, moved its
  adoption, and requested a record roll call.

  On the question "Shall amendment S-5262 be adopted?" (S.F. 2333),
  the vote was:

  Rule 23, requiring all Senators present to vote except those who
  express a conflict of interest, was invoked.
  Ayes, 23:

  Bartz	Black	Connolly	Dearden
  Deluhery	Dvorsky	Fink	Flynn
  Fraise	Gettings	Gronstal	Halvorson
  Hammond	Hansen	Harper	Horn
  Judge	Kibbie	McCoy	Neuhauser
  Palmer	Rife	Vilsack	

  Nays, 26:

  Angelo	Behn	Boettger	Borlaug
  Douglas	Drake	Freeman	Gaskill
  Hedge	Iverson	Jensen	King
  Kramer	Lundby	Maddox	McKean
  McKibben	McLaren	Redfern	Redwine
  Rehberg	Rensink	Schuerer	Szymoniak
  Tinsman	Zieman	

  Absent or not voting, 1:

  Rittmer		

  Amendment S-5262 lost.

  Senator Flynn asked and received unanimous consent that action
  on Senate File 2333 be deferred.

  The Senate stood at ease at 4:05 p.m. until the fall of the gavel.

  The Senate resumed session at 4:07 p.m., President Kramer
  presiding.

  UNFINISHED BUSINESS
  (Deferred March 12, 1998)

  Senate File 2376

  The Senate resumed consideration of Senate File 2376, a bill for an
  act relating to the operation of the lottery and providing for
  multijurisdictional agreements, and amendment S-5237, filed by
  Senator Hansen on March 12, 1998, to page 1 of the bill, previously
  deferred.

  Senator Hansen asked and received unanimous consent to
  withdraw amendment S-5237.
  With the withdrawal of amendment of S-5237, the Chair ruled
  amendment S-5244, filed by Senator Vilsack on March 12, 1998, to
  amendment S-5237, out of order.

  Senator Hansen offered amendment S-5248 filed by him on March 16,
  1998, to page 1 of the bill.

  Senator Vilsack asked and received unanimous consent to
  withdraw amendment S-5252 filed by him on March 16, 1998, to
  pages 1-7 of amendment S-5248.

  Senator Hansen asked and received unanimous consent to
  withdraw amendment S-5248.

  Senator Palmer offered amendment S-5255, filed by him on March 16,
  1998, to page 1 of the bill, and moved its adoption.

  A record roll call was requested.

  On the question "Shall amendment S-5255 be adopted?" (S.F. 2376),
  the vote was:

  Ayes, 22:

  Black	Connolly	Dearden	Deluhery
  Dvorsky	Fink	Flynn	Fraise
  Gettings	Gronstal	Halvorson	Hammond
  Hansen	Harper	Horn	Judge
  Kibbie	McCoy	McKean	Palmer
  Szymoniak	Vilsack	

  Nays, 27:

  Angelo	Bartz	Behn	Boettger
  Borlaug	Douglas	Drake	Freeman
  Gaskill	Hedge	Iverson	Jensen
  King	Kramer	Lundby	Maddox
  McKibben	McLaren	Neuhauser	Redfern
  Redwine	Rehberg	Rensink	Rife
  Schuerer	Tinsman	Zieman	

  Absent or not voting, 1:

  Rittmer		

  Amendment S-5255 lost.
  Senator Hansen asked and received unanimous consent that
  action on Senate File 2376 be deferred.

  BUSINESS PENDING

  Senate File 2333

  The Senate resumed consideration of Senate File 2333, a bill for an
  act relating to occupational hearing loss recovery, providing
  definitions, and providing for the apportionment and measurement of
  hearing loss, previously deferred.

  Senator Flynn offered amendment S-5269, filed by him from the
  floor to page 3 of the bill, moved its adoption, and requested a record
  roll call.

  On the question "Shall amendment S-5269 be adopted?" (S.F. 2333),
  the vote was:

  Ayes, 23:

  Black	Connolly	Dearden	Deluhery
  Dvorsky	Fink	Flynn	Fraise
  Gettings	Gronstal	Halvorson	Hammond
  Hansen	Harper	Horn	Judge
  Kibbie	Lundby	McCoy	Neuhauser
  Palmer	Rife	Vilsack	

  Nays, 26:

  Angelo	Bartz	Behn	Boettger
  Borlaug	Douglas	Drake	Freeman
  Gaskill	Hedge	Iverson	Jensen
  King	Kramer	Maddox	McKean
  McKibben	McLaren	Redfern	Redwine
  Rehberg	Rensink	Schuerer	Szymoniak
  Tinsman	Zieman	

  Absent or not voting, 1:

  Rittmer		

  Amendment S-5269 lost.
  Senator Szymoniak offered amendment S-5256 filed by Senators
  Szymoniak, Redwine, and McLaren on March 16, 1998, to pages 3
  and 5 of the bill.

  Senator Flynn asked and received unanimous consent that action
  on amendment S-5256 and Senate File 2333 be deferred.

  LEAVE OF ABSENCE

  Leave of absence was granted as follows:

  Senator Judge until her arrival, on request of Senator Gronstal.

  BUSINESS PENDING

  Senate File 2376

  The Senate resumed consideration of Senate File 2376, a bill for an
  act relating to the operation of the lottery and providing for
  multijurisdictional agreements, previously deferred.

  Senator Hansen offered amendment S-5271, filed by him from the
  floor to page 1 and the title page of the bill, moved its adoption, and
  requested a record roll call.

  On the question "Shall amendment S-5271 be adopted?" (S.F. 2376),
  the vote was:

  Rule 23, requiring all Senators present to vote except those who
  express a conflict of interest, was invoked.

  Ayes, 25:

  Bartz	Black	Boettger	Connolly
  Deluhery	Dvorsky	Fink	Flynn
  Fraise	Gettings	Gronstal	Halvorson
  Hammond	Hansen	Harper	Hedge
  Horn	Kibbie	McKean	Neuhauser
  Palmer	Redwine	Rensink	Szymoniak
  Vilsack	

  Nays, 23:

  Angelo	Behn	Borlaug	Dearden
  Douglas	Drake	Freeman	Gaskill
  Iverson	Jensen	King	Kramer
  Lundby	Maddox	McCoy	McKibben
  McLaren	Redfern	Rehberg	Rife
  Schuerer	Tinsman	Zieman	

  Absent or not voting, 2:

  Judge	Rittmer		

  Amendment S-5271 was adopted.

  Senator Lundby 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. 2376), the vote was:

  Ayes, 47:

  Angelo	Bartz	Behn	Black
  Boettger	Borlaug	Connolly	Dearden
  Deluhery	Douglas	Drake	Dvorsky
  Fink	Flynn	Fraise	Freeman
  Gaskill	Gettings	Gronstal	Halvorson
  Hammond	Hansen	Harper	Hedge
  Horn	Iverson	Jensen	Kibbie
  King	Kramer	Lundby	McCoy
  McKean	McKibben	McLaren	Neuhauser
  Palmer	Redfern	Redwine	Rehberg
  Rensink	Rife	Schuerer	Szymoniak
  Tinsman	Vilsack	Zieman	

  Nays, 1:

  Maddox	

  Absent or not voting, 2:

  Judge	Rittmer		

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

  CONSIDERATION OF BILL
  (Regular Calendar)

  Senator Iverson asked and received unanimous consent to take up
  for consideration Senate File 2363.
  Senate File 2363

  On motion of Senator King, Senate File 2363, a bill for an act
  relating to requests and hearings for correction and expungement of
  child abuse information, was taken up for consideration.

  Senator King offered amendment S-5265, filed by him from the
  floor to page 1 of the bill and moved its adoption.

  Amendment S-5265 was adopted by a voice vote.

  Senator Hammond asked and received unanimous consent to
  withdraw amendment S-5186, filed by her on March 11, 1998, to
  page 1 of the bill.

  Senator Hammond asked and received unanimous consent to
  withdraw amendment S-5185, filed by her on March 11, 1998, to
  page 1 of the bill.

  Senator King asked and received unanimous consent to withdraw
  amendment S-5240, filed by him on March 12, 1998, to page 1 of the
  bill.

  Senator Neuhauser asked and received unanimous consent to
  withdraw amendment S-5183, filed by her on March 11, 1998, to
  page 1 of the bill.

  Senator Neuhauser asked and received unanimous consent to
  withdraw amendment S-5184, filed by her on March 11, 1998, to
  page 1 of the bill.

  Senator Szymoniak asked and received unanimous consent to
  withdraw amendment S-5190, filed by her on March 11, 1998, to
  page 1 and the title page of the bill.

  Senator King 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. 2363), the vote was:
  Ayes, 42:

  Angelo	Bartz	Behn	Black
  Boettger	Borlaug	Dearden	Douglas
  Drake	Dvorsky	Fink	Flynn
  Fraise	Freeman	Gaskill	Gettings
  Halvorson	Hammond	Hansen	Harper
  Hedge	Horn	Iverson	Jensen
  Kibbie	King	Kramer	Lundby
  Maddox	McKean	McKibben	McLaren
  Neuhauser	Palmer	Redfern	Redwine
  Rehberg	Rensink	Rife	Schuerer
  Vilsack	Zieman	

  Nays, 6:

  Connolly	Deluhery	Gronstal	McCoy
  Szymoniak	Tinsman	

  Absent or not voting, 2:

  Judge	Rittmer		

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

  IMMEDIATELY MESSAGED

  Senator Iverson asked and received unanimous consent that
  Senate Files 2376 and 2363 be immediately messaged to the
  House.

  BUSINESS PENDING

  Senate File 2333

  The Senate resumed consideration of Senate File 2333, a bill for an
  act relating to occupational hearing loss recovery, providing
  definitions, and providing for the apportionment and measurement of
  hearing loss, and amendment S-5256 by Senators Szymoniak,
  Redwine, and McLaren on March 16, 1998, to pages 3 and 5 of the
  bill, previously deferred.

  Senator Szymoniak moved the adoption of amendment S-5256.

  Amendment S-5256 was adopted by a voice vote.
  Senator Hansen asked and received unanimous consent to
  withdraw amendment S-5153, filed by him on March 5, 1998, to page
  5 of the bill.

  Senator Redwine 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. 2333), the vote was:

  Ayes, 27:

  Angelo	Bartz	Behn	Boettger
  Borlaug	Douglas	Drake	Freeman
  Gaskill	Hedge	Iverson	Jensen
  King	Kramer	Lundby	Maddox
  McKean	McKibben	McLaren	Redfern
  Redwine	Rehberg	Rensink	Schuerer
  Szymoniak	Tinsman	Zieman	

  Nays, 21:

  Black	Connolly	Dearden	Deluhery
  Dvorsky	Fink	Flynn	Fraise
  Gettings	Gronstal	Halvorson	Hammond
  Hansen	Harper	Horn	Kibbie
  McCoy	Neuhauser	Palmer	Rife
  Vilsack	

  Absent or not voting, 2:

  Judge	Rittmer		

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

  Senator Iverson asked and received unanimous consent that
  Senate File 2333 be immediately messaged.

  LEAVE OF ABSENCE

  Leave of absence was granted as follows:

  Senator McKibben for the remainder of the day, on request of Senator
  Iverson.
  CONSIDERATION OF BILLS
  (Regular Calendar)

  Senator Iverson asked and received unanimous consent to take up
  for consideration Senate Files 2373, 2390, and 2038.

  Senate File 2373

  On motion of Senator Redfern, Senate File 2373, a bill for an act to
  permit the issuance of no-contact orders against persons who are
  arrested for the crimes of harassment or stalking and providing
  penalties, was taken up for consideration.

  Senator Redfern offered amendment S-5264, filed by Senators
  Redfern and Gronstal from the floor to pages 1, 2, and the title page
  of the bill, and moved its adoption.

  Amendment S-5264 was adopted by a voice vote.

  With the adoption of amendment S-5264, the Chair ruled
  amendment S-5201, filed by Senator Gronstal on March 11, 1998, to
  page 2 of the bill, out of order.

  Senator Redfern 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. 2373), the vote was:

  Ayes, 44:

  Angelo	Bartz	Behn	Black
  Boettger	Borlaug	Connolly	Dearden
  Deluhery	Douglas	Drake	Dvorsky
  Fink	Flynn	Fraise	Freeman
  Gaskill	Gettings	Gronstal	Halvorson
  Hammond	Hansen	Harper	Hedge
  Horn	Iverson	Jensen	Kibbie
  King	Kramer	Maddox	McCoy
  McLaren	Neuhauser	Palmer	Redfern
  Redwine	Rehberg	Rensink	Schuerer
  Szymoniak	Tinsman	Vilsack	Zieman	

  Nays, none.
  Absent or not voting, 6:

  Judge	Lundby	McKean	McKibben
  Rife	Rittmer		

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

  President pro tempore Redfern took the chair at 7:12 p.m.

  Senate File 2390

  On motion of Senator Bartz, Senate File 2390, a bill for an act
  relating to the use of net metering systems by certain facilities
  producing electrical energy and providing an effective date, was taken
  up for consideration.

  Senator Bartz 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. 2390), the vote was:

  Ayes, 42:

  Angelo	Bartz	Behn	Black
  Boettger	Borlaug	Connolly	Dearden
  Deluhery	Douglas	Drake	Dvorsky
  Fink	Flynn	Fraise	Freeman
  Gaskill	Gettings	Gronstal	Halvorson
  Hammond	Hansen	Harper	Hedge
  Horn	Iverson	Jensen	Kibbie
  King	Maddox	McCoy	Neuhauser
  Palmer	Redfern	Redwine	Rehberg
  Rensink	Schuerer	Szymoniak	Tinsman
  Vilsack	Zieman	

  Nays, none.

  Absent or not voting, 8:

  Judge	Kramer	Lundby	McKean
  McKibben	McLaren	Rife	Rittmer	

  The bill having received a constitutional majority was declared to
  have passed the Senate and the title was agreed to.
  Senate File 2038

  On motion of Senator Tinsman, Senate File 2038, a bill for an act
  relating to disqualification from voting or registering to vote for
  reasons of mental incompetence, with report of committee
  recommending passage, was taken up for consideration.

  Senator Tinsman offered amendment S-5056, filed by the
  committee on State Government on February 23, 1998, to page 2 of
  the bill, and moved its adoption.

  Amendment S-5056 was adopted by a voice vote.

  Senator Deluhery offered amendment S-5270, filed by Senators
  Deluhery and Tinsman from the floor to pages 1 and 2 of the bill, and
  moved its adoption.

  Amendment S-5270 was adopted by a voice vote.

  Senator Tinsman 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. 2038), the vote was:

  Ayes, 43:

  Angelo	Bartz	Behn	Black
  Boettger	Borlaug	Connolly	Dearden
  Deluhery	Douglas	Drake	Dvorsky
  Fink	Flynn	Fraise	Freeman
  Gaskill	Gettings	Gronstal	Halvorson
  Hammond	Hansen	Harper	Hedge
  Horn	Iverson	Jensen	Kibbie
  King	Kramer	Maddox	McCoy
  Neuhauser	Palmer	Redfern	Redwine
  Rehberg	Rensink	Schuerer	Szymoniak
  Tinsman	Vilsack	Zieman	

  Nays, none.

  Absent or not voting, 7:

  Judge	Lundby	McKean	McKibben
  McLaren	Rife	Rittmer	
  The bill having received a constitutional majority was declared to
  have passed the Senate and the title was agreed to.

  IMMEDIATELY MESSAGED

  Senator Iverson asked and received unanimous consent that
  Senate Files 2373, 2390, and 2038 be immediately messaged to
  the House.

  CONSIDERATION OF BILLS
  (Regular Calendar)

  Senator Iverson asked and received unanimous consent to take up
  for consideration Senate Files 2401 and 2277.

  Senate File 2401

  On motion of Senator Freeman, Senate File 2401, a bill for an act
  relating to exemptions from and reductions in solid waste tonnage
  fees for certain persons, was taken up for consideration.

  Senator Freeman offered amendment S-5117, filed by her on
  March 3, 1998, to page 1 of the bill and moved its adoption.

  Amendment S-5117 was adopted by a voice vote.

  Senator Jensen asked and received unanimous consent to
  withdraw amendment S-5254, filed by him on March 16, 1998, to
  pages 1 and 4 of the bill.

  Senator Freeman offered amendment S-5263, filed by Senators
  Freeman and Judge from the floor, to pages 1 and 2 of the bill.

  Senator Dvorsky asked and received unanimous consent that
  action on amendment S-5263 and Senate File 2401 be deferred.

  Senate File 2277

  On motion of Senator Bartz, Senate File 2277, a bill for an act
  providing that persons who use skateboard parks on public lands
  assume the risks associated with such activity, with report of
  committee recommending passage, was taken up for consideration.

  Senator Bartz offered amendment S-5273, filed by Senators Bartz
  and Szymoniak from the floor, striking everything after the enacting
  clause and to the title page of the bill.

  Senator Vilsack asked and received unanimous consent that action
  on amendment S-5273 and Senate File 2277 be deferred.

  HOUSE MESSAGE RECEIVED

  The following message was received from the Chief Clerk of the
  House:

  MADAM PRESIDENT:  I am directed to inform your honorable body that the
  House has on March 17, 1998, passed the following bill in which the
  concurrence of
  the Senate is asked:

  House File 2514, a bill for an act relating to motor vehicle
  operation and motor vehicles, carriers and motor trucks, and
  penalties and hazardous materials, including weight requirements
  and transportation of hazardous materials, and providing an effective
  date.

  Read first time and referred to committee on Transportation.
  APPENDIX

  REPORTS OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS

  AGRICULTURE

  Convened:  March 17, 1998, 8:06 a.m.

  Members Present:  Rensink, Chair; Gaskill, Vice Chair; Angelo, Bartz, Behn,
  Black,
  Fraise, Gettings, Hedge, Kibbie, Rehberg, Rife, Vilsack, and Zieman.

  Members Absent:  Judge, Ranking Member (excused).

  Committee Business:  Passed HF 2136, 2317, and 2492.

  Adjourned:  8:26 a.m.

  BUSINESS AND LABOR RELATIONS

  Convened:  March 17, 1998, 3:30 p.m.

  Members Present:  Rife, Chair; King, Vice Chair; Dearden, Ranking Member;
  Behn,
  Freeman, Gettings, Horn, Jensen, Palmer, Schuerer, and Zieman.

  Members Absent:  None.

  Committee Business:  Passed SF 2333.

  Adjourned:  3:35 p.m.

  COMMERCE

  Convened:  March 17, 1998, 1:10 p.m.

  Members Present:  Jensen, Chair; Schuerer, Vice Chair; Deluhery, Ranking
  Member;
  Douglas, Flynn, Gronstal, Hansen, King, Lundby, Maddox, Redfern, and Rife.

  Members Absent:  Bartz, McCoy, and Palmer (all excused).

  Committee Business:  Passed HF 2135, 2429, 2454, 2469, 2476, and 2502.
  Amended
  and passed HF 2169.

  Adjourned:  1:40 p.m.

  HUMAN RESOURCES

  Convened:  March 17, 1998, 11:05 a.m.

  Members Present:  Boettger, Chair; Redwine, Vice Chair; Szymoniak, Ranking
  Member; Behn, Dearden, Dvorsky, Hammond, Harper, Rensink, Schuerer, Tinsman,
  and Zieman.
  Members Absent:  Bartz (excused).

  Committee Business:  Passed HF 530.  Amended and passed HF 2120.

  Adjourned:  11:45 a.m.

  JUDICIARY

  Convened:  March 17, 1998, 11:55 a.m.

  Members Present:  McKean, Chair; Maddox, Vice Chair; Neuhauser, Ranking
  Member; Angelo, Boettger, Drake, Fraise, Halvorson, Hammond, Hansen, Harper,
  King, McKibben, Redfern, and Tinsman.

  Members Absent:  None.

  Committee Business:  Subcommittee assignments.  Passed HF 382, 2324, 2400,
  2402,
  2473, 2487, 2527, and HJR 2003.  Amended and passed HF 2403.  Approved SSB
  2210.

  Adjourned:  1:03 p.m.

  LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  Convened:  March 17, 1998, 10:35 a.m.

  Members Present:  Behn Chair; Boettger, Vice Chair; Fraise, Ranking Member;
  Angelo, Black, Connolly, Dearden, Gaskill, Hansen, McKean, Redwine, and
  Zieman.

  Members Absent:  Bartz (excused).

  Committee Business:  Passed HF 2424.

  Adjourned:  10:47 a.m.

  NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT

  Convened:  March 17, 1998, 2:36 p.m.

  Members Present:  Angelo, Vice Chair; Fink, Ranking Member; Black, Borlaug,
  Dearden, Dvorsky, Freeman, Gaskill, Hedge, Judge, McKibben, Rehberg, and
  Zieman.

  Members Absent:  Bartz, Chair; and Deluhery (both excused).

  Committee Business:  Passed HF 2292, 2339, and 2490.

  Adjourned:  2:55 p.m.

  TRANSPORTATION

  Convened:  March 17, 1998, 11:00 a.m.
  Members Present:  Drake, Chair; Borlaug, Vice Chair; McCoy, Ranking Member;
  Connolly, Douglas, Fraise, Freeman, Gettings, Halvorson, Jensen, McKean,
  McKibben,
  and Rittmer.

  Members Absent:  None.

  Committee Business:  Passed HF 2353, and 2412.  Amended and passed HF 2394.

  Adjourned:  11:22 a.m.

  STUDY BILL RECEIVED

  SSB 2212	Commerce

  Relating to deregulation of the electric utility industry, providing
  for customer choice, and providing penalties and an appropriation.

  EXPLANATIONS OF VOTE

  MADAM PRESIDENT:  I was necessarily absent from the Senate chamber on
  March 12, 1998, when the vote was taken on Senate File 2394.  Had I been
  present, I
  would have voted "nay."  Also, I was necessarily absent from the Senate
  chamber on
  March 12, 1998, when the votes were taken on Senate Files 2269, 2281, 2320,
  2368,
  and 2405.  Had I been present, I would have voted "aye."

  TOM VILSACK

  MADAM PRESIDENT:  I was necessarily absent from the Senate chamber on
  March 17, 1998, when the votes were taken on Senate Files 2283 and 2380.
  Had I been
  present, I would have voted "aye."

  MERLIN E. BARTZ

  SUBCOMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS

  House File 2335

  AGRICULTURE:  Rensink, Chair; Angelo and Judge

  House File 2435
  (Reassignment)

  SMALL BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM:  Boettger, Chair;
  Flynn and Redwine

  House File 2438

  AGRICULTURE:  Behn, Chair; Fraise and Rehberg
  COMMITTEE REPORTS

  AGRICULTURE

  Final Bill Action:  HOUSE FILE 2136, a bill for an act relating to
  agricultural
  drainage wells, by extending the date for complying with certain
  requirements.

  Recommendation:  DO PASS.

  Final Vote:  Ayes, 14:  Rensink, Gaskill, Angelo, Bartz, Behn, Black,
  Fraise, Gettings,
  Hedge, Kibbie, Rehberg, Rife, Vilsack, and Zieman.  Nays, none.  Absent or
  not voting, 1:
  Judge.

  Fiscal Note:  NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

  ALSO:

  Final Bill Action:  HOUSE FILE 2317, a bill for an act relating to drainage
  districts,
  by providing for the maintenance, repair, or replacement of improvements
  within
  drainage districts.

  Recommendation:  DO PASS.

  Final Vote:  Ayes, 14:  Rensink, Gaskill, Angelo, Bartz, Behn, Black,
  Fraise, Gettings,
  Hedge, Kibbie, Rehberg, Rife, Vilsack, and Zieman.  Nays, none.  Absent or
  not voting, 1:
  Judge.

  Fiscal Note:  NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

  ALSO:

  Final Bill Action:  HOUSE FILE 2492, a bill for an act relating to drainage
  districts,
  by extending the period for financing repairs and improvements.

  Recommendation:  DO PASS.

  Final Vote:  Ayes, 14:  Rensink, Gaskill, Angelo, Bartz, Behn, Black,
  Fraise, Gettings,
  Hedge, Kibbie, Rehberg, Rife, Vilsack, and Zieman.  Nays, none.  Absent or
  not voting, 1:
  Judge.

  Fiscal Note:  NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

  COMMERCE

  Final Bill Action:  HOUSE FILE 2135, a bill for an act relating to a
  mid-America port
  commission agreement and providing an effective date.

  Recommendation:  DO PASS.

  Final Vote:  Ayes, 11:  Jensen, Schuerer, Deluhery, Douglas, Flynn,
  Gronstal, Hansen,
  King, Lundby, Maddox, and Rife.  Nays, none.  Absent or not voting, 4:
  Bartz, McCoy,
  Palmer, and Redfern.
  Fiscal Note:  NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

  ALSO:

  Final Bill Action:  HOUSE FILE 2429, a bill for an act relating to the
  regulation of
  physical exercise clubs.

  Recommendation:  DO PASS.

  Final Vote:  Ayes, 12:  Jensen, Schuerer, Deluhery, Douglas, Flynn,
  Gronstal, Hansen,
  King, Lundby, Maddox, Redfern, and Rife.  Nays, none.  Absent or not voting,
  3:  Bartz,
  McCoy, and Palmer.

  Fiscal Note:  NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

  ALSO:

  Final Bill Action:  HOUSE FILE 2454, a bill for an act relating to motor
  vehicle
  operator proof of financial responsibility and providing an effective date
  and for
  retroactive applicability.

  Recommendation:  DO PASS.

  Final Vote:  Ayes, 12:  Jensen, Schuerer, Deluhery, Douglas, Flynn,
  Gronstal, Hansen,
  King, Lundby, Maddox, Redfern, and Rife.  Nays, none.  Absent or not voting,
  3:  Bartz,
  McCoy, and Palmer.

  Fiscal Note:  NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

  ALSO:

  Final Bill Action:  HOUSE FILE 2469, a bill for an act relating to a
  reinsurer's
  liability.

  Recommendation:  DO PASS.

  Final Vote:  Ayes, 12:  Jensen, Schuerer, Deluhery, Douglas, Flynn,
  Gronstal, Hansen,
  King, Lundby, Maddox, Redfern, and Rife.  Nays, none.  Absent or not voting,
  3:  Bartz,
  McCoy, and Palmer.

  Fiscal Note:  NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

  ALSO:

  Final Bill Action:  HOUSE FILE 2476, a bill for an act providing for
  connection to the
  Iowa communications network by the quad cities graduate center.

  Recommendation:  DO PASS.

  Final Vote:  Ayes, 12:  Jensen, Schuerer, Deluhery, Douglas, Flynn,
  Gronstal, Hansen,
  King, Lundby, Maddox, Redfern, and Rife.  Nays, none.  Absent or not voting,
  3:  Bartz,
  McCoy, and Palmer.
  Fiscal Note:  NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

  ALSO:

  Final Bill Action:  HOUSE FILE 2502, a bill for an act relating to the
  statewide
  notification center and providing for alternative staff and the information
  requirements
  associated with the notice of an excavation.

  Recommendation:  DO PASS.

  Final Vote:  Ayes, 12:  Jensen, Schuerer, Deluhery, Douglas, Flynn,
  Gronstal, Hansen,
  King, Lundby, Maddox, Redfern, and Rife.  Nays, none.  Absent or not voting,
  3:  Bartz,
  McCoy, and Palmer.

  Fiscal Note:  NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

  HUMAN RESOURCES

  Final Bill Action:  HOUSE FILE 530, a bill for an act concerning assistive
  devices by
  requiring a warranty, and providing for replacement of assistive devices and
  consumer
  remedies.

  Recommendation:  DO PASS.

  Final Vote:  Ayes, 12:  Boettger, Redwine, Szymoniak, Behn, Dearden,
  Dvorsky,
  Hammond, Harper, Rensink, Schuerer, Tinsman, and Zieman.  Nays, none.
  Absent or
  not voting, 1:  Bartz.

  Fiscal Note:  NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

  JUDICIARY

  Final Bill Action:  HOUSE FILE 382, a bill for an act relating to the
  validity of
  certain marriages.

  Recommendation:  DO PASS.

  Final Vote:  Ayes, 11:  McKean, Maddox, Angelo, Boettger, Drake, Halvorson,
  Hansen,
  King, McKibben, Redfern, and Tinsman.  Nays, 2:  Neuhauser and Harper.
  Absent or
  not voting, 2:  Fraise and Hammond.

  Fiscal Note:  NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

  ALSO:

  Final Bill Action:  HOUSE FILE 2324, a bill for an act relating to the
  statutory
  elements of certain forms of assault.

  Recommendation:  DO PASS.
  Final Vote:  Ayes, 15:  McKean, Maddox, Neuhauser, Angelo, Boettger, Drake,
  Fraise,
  Halvorson, Hammond, Hansen, Harper, King, McKibben, Redfern, and Tinsman.
  Nays, none.

  Fiscal Note:  NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

  ALSO:

  Final Bill Action:  HOUSE FILE 2400, a bill for an act providing a procedure
  for the
  preservation of a mechanic's lien for materials or labor furnished to a
  subcontractor
  and providing for related matters.

  Recommendation:  DO PASS.

  Final Vote:  Ayes, 14:  McKean, Maddox, Neuhauser, Angelo, Boettger, Drake,
  Fraise,
  Hammond, Hansen, Harper, King, McKibben, Redfern, and Tinsman.  Nays, 1:
  Halvorson.

  Fiscal Note:  NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

  ALSO:

  Final Bill Action:  HOUSE FILE 2402, a bill for an act to amend the crime of
  burglary in the first degree to include commission of sexual abuse as a
  possible element
  of the offense.

  Recommendation:  DO PASS.

  Final Vote:  Ayes, 13:  McKean, Maddox, Neuhauser, Angelo, Boettger, Fraise,
  Halvorson, Hammond, Hansen, Harper, King, Redfern, and Tinsman.  Nays, none.
  Absent or not voting, 2:  Drake and McKibben.

  Fiscal Note:  NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

  ALSO:

  Final Bill Action:  HOUSE FILE 2473, a bill for an act providing for
  mediation in
  disputes involving agricultural producers.

  Recommendation:  DO PASS.

  Final Vote:  Ayes, 14:  McKean, Maddox, Neuhauser, Angelo, Boettger, Fraise,
  Halvorson, Hammond, Hansen, Harper, King, McKibben, Redfern, and Tinsman.
  Nays, none.  Absent or not voting, 1:  Drake.

  Fiscal Note:  NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

  ALSO:

  Final Bill Action:  HOUSE FILE 2487, a bill for an act relating to the fines
  and
  penalties and other requirements applicable to the sale of alcohol and
  providing an
  effective date.
  Recommendation:  DO PASS.

  Final Vote:  Ayes, 14:  McKean, Maddox, Neuhauser, Angelo, Boettger, Drake,
  Fraise,
  Hammond, Hansen, Harper, King, McKibben, Redfern, and Tinsman.  Nays, none.
  Pass, 1:  Halvorson.

  Fiscal Note:  NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

  ALSO:

  Final Bill Action:  HOUSE FILE 2527, a bill for an act providing for victim
  rights,
  providing for penalties, and an effective date.

  Recommendation:  DO PASS.

  Final Vote:  Ayes, 13:  McKean, Maddox, Neuhauser, Angelo, Boettger, Drake,
  Halvorson, Hansen, Harper, King, McKibben, Redfern, and Tinsman.  Nays,
  none.
  Absent or not voting, 2:  Fraise and Hammond.

  Fiscal Note:  NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

  ALSO:

  Final Bill Action:  HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION 2003, a joint resolution to
  approve
  the request by the state public defender to establish the Fort Dodge
  satellite public
  defender office as a separate local public defender office.

  Recommendation:  DO PASS.

  Final Vote:  Ayes, 15:  McKean, Maddox, Neuhauser, Angelo, Boettger, Drake,
  Fraise,
  Halvorson, Hammond, Hansen, Harper, King, McKibben, Redfern, and Tinsman.
  Nays, none.

  Fiscal Note:  NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

  LOCAL GOVERNMENT

  Final Bill Action:  HOUSE FILE 2424, a bill for an act providing for the
  expansion of
  the system of issuance of motor vehicle licenses by county treasurers.

  Recommendation:  DO PASS.

  Final Vote:  Ayes, 10: Behn, Boettger, Fraise, Angelo, Black, Gaskill,
  Hansen,
  McKean, Redwine, and Zieman.   Nays, 2:  Connolly and Dearden.  Absent or
  not
  voting, 1:  Bartz.

  Fiscal Note:  NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

  NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT

  Final Bill Action:  HOUSE FILE 2292, a bill for an act relating to permits
  for aquifer
  storage and recovery and making penalties applicable.
  Recommendation:  DO PASS.

  Final Vote:  Ayes, 13:  Angelo, Fink, Black, Borlaug, Dearden, Dvorsky,
  Freeman,
  Gaskill, Hedge, Judge, McKibben, Rehberg, and Zieman.  Nays, none.  Absent
  or not
  voting, 2:  Bartz and Deluhery.

  Fiscal Note:  NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

  ALSO:

  Final Bill Action:  HOUSE FILE 2339, a bill for an act relating to limits on
  coverage
  of the remedial account of the Iowa comprehensive petroleum underground
  storage
  tank fund, the minimum copayment provisions in regard to the remedial
  account, and
  creating a no further action fund.

  Recommendation:  DO PASS.

  Final Vote:  Ayes, 13:  Angelo, Fink, Black, Borlaug, Dearden, Dvorsky,
  Freeman,
  Gaskill, Hedge, Judge, McKibben, Rehberg, and Zieman.  Nays, none.  Absent
  or not
  voting, 2:  Bartz and Deluhery.

  Fiscal Note:  NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

  ALSO:

  Final Bill Action:  HOUSE FILE 2490, a bill for an act relating to the
  administration
  of the insurance account of the comprehensive petroleum underground storage
  tank
  fund, creating an underground storage tank insurance board, an underground
  storage
  tank insurance fund, and transferring assets and liabilities of the
  insurance account of
  the comprehensive petroleum underground storage tank fund.

  Recommendation:  DO PASS.

  Final Vote:  Ayes, 13:  Angelo, Fink, Black, Borlaug, Dearden, Dvorsky,
  Freeman,
  Gaskill, Hedge, Judge, McKibben, Rehberg, and Zieman.  Nays, none.  Absent
  or not
  voting, 2:  Bartz and Deluhery.

  Fiscal Note:  NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

  TRANSPORTATION

  Final Bill Action:  HOUSE FILE 2353, a bill for an act relating to
  exemptions from
  distinguishing registration plates for motor vehicles.

  Recommendation:  DO PASS.

  Final Vote:  Ayes, 13:  Drake, Borlaug, McCoy, Connolly, Douglas, Fraise,
  Freeman,
  Gettings, Halvorson, Jensen, McKean, McKibben, and Rittmer.  Nays, none.

  Fiscal Note:  NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.
  ALSO:

  Final Bill Action:  *HOUSE FILE 2394, a bill for an act providing for
  service of one
  hundred percent of the maximum sentence by and the suspension of a driver's
  license
  of a person charged with homicide by vehicle.

  Recommendation:  AMEND AND DO PASS AS PROVIDED IN AMENDMENT
  S-5268.

  Final Vote:  Ayes, 10:  Drake, Douglas, Fraise, Freeman, Gettings,
  Halvorson, Jensen,
  McKean, McKibben, and Rittmer.  Nays, none.  Pass, 3:  Borlaug, McCoy, and
  Connolly.

  Fiscal Note:  NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

  *Pursuant to Senate Rule 40, the Legislative Service Bureau reported
  nonsubstantive
  changes to the members of the Transportation Committee on House File 2394,
  and
  they were attached to the committee report.

  ALSO:

  Final Bill Action:  HOUSE FILE 2412, a bill for an act relating to
  optometrists'
  reports to the department of transportation concerning a person's ability to
  operate a
  motor vehicle.

  Recommendation:  DO PASS.

  Final Vote:  Ayes, 13:  Drake, Borlaug, McCoy, Connolly, Douglas, Fraise,
  Freeman,
  Gettings, Halvorson, Jensen, McKean, McKibben, and Rittmer.  Nays, none.

  Fiscal Note:  NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.


  AMENDMENTS FILED

  S-5263		S.F. 2401	Mary Lou Freeman
  Patty Judge
  S-5264		S.F. 2373	Donald B. Redfern
  Michael E. Gronstal
  S-5265		S.F. 2363	Steve King
  S-5266		H.F. 2499	Mary Neuhauser
  S-5267		H.F. 2499	Robert E. Dvorsky
  S-5268		H.F. 2394	Transportation
  S-5269		S.F. 2333	Tom Flynn
  S-5270		S.F. 2038	Patrick J. Deluhery
  Maggie Tinsman
  S-5271		S.F. 2376	Steven D. Hansen
  S-5272		S.F. 2389	Andy McKean
  S-5273		S.F. 2277	Merlin E. Bartz
  Elaine Szymoniak

  ADJOURNMENT

  On motion of Senator Iverson, the Senate adjourned at 7:58 p.m.,
  until 9:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 18, 1998.
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  65th Day	TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 1998	765

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