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Forty-fourth Calendar Day - Twenty-seventh Session Day Hall of the House of Representatives Des Moines, Iowa, Tuesday, February 23, 1999 The House met pursuant to adjournment at 8:46 a.m., Speaker pro tempore Rants in the chair. Prayer was offered by Reverend Cathy F. Young, pastor of Cedar Heights Community Presbyterian Church, Cedar Falls. The Journal of Monday, February 22, 1999 was approved. LEAVE OF ABSENCE Leave of absence was granted as follows: Foege of Linn, until his arrival, Bell of Jasper and Weigel of Chickasaw on request of Schrader of Marion; Chiodo of Polk and Ford of Polk, until their arrival, on request of Huser of Polk. INTRODUCTION OF BILLS House Joint Resolution 8, by Mascher, a joint resolution recognizing the fossil crinoid as the state fossil. Read first time and referred to committee on state government. House File 344, by committee on transportation, a bill for an act establishing a time limit for disallowance or reduction of motor vehicle warranty claims, relating to establishment of motor vehicle service or warranty facilities, and making a penalty applicable. Read first time and placed on the calendar. House File 345, by committee on commerce and regulation, a bill for an act relating to permissible fees to be charged for maintaining a demand deposit account with a line of credit. Read first time and placed on the calendar. House File 346, by committee on local government, a bill for an act relating to landlords' and tenants' relations, by providing notice requirements, establishing a tenant's duty to properly maintain utility facilities, and providing for other properly related matters. Read first time and placed on the calendar. House File 347, by committee on environmental protection, a bill for an act relating to rulemaking duties of the department of natural resources regarding baled solid waste. Read first time and placed on the calendar. House File 348, by committee on local government, a bill for an act relating to filing fees, by providing for fees charged by county re- corders, and eliminating a surcharge fee. Read first time and placed on the calendar. House File 349, by committee on environmental protection, a bill for an act eliminating requirements relating to the department of natural resources adopting rules requiring public water systems to test source water. Read first time and placed on the calendar. House File 350, by committee on ways and means, a bill for an act relating to the administration of the tax and related laws by the department of revenue and finance, including administration of state individual income, corporate income, franchise, sales and use, motor fuel, cigarette and tobacco, local option, inheritance and estate, and property taxes, and the livestock production credit; providing penal- ties; and including effective and retroactive applicability date pro- visions. Read first time and placed on the ways and means calendar. House File 351, by Garman, a bill for an act relating to required conditions applying to agreements to provide private industry em- ployment for inmates of correctional institutions. Read first time and referred to committee on labor and industrial relations. House File 352, by Horbach, a bill for an act providing for the use of wheelchair parking cones and providing for penalties. Read first time and referred to committee on transportation. House File 353, by Shoultz, a bill for an act prohibiting the land disposal of corrugated cardboard. Read first time and referred to committee on environmental protection. House File 354, by Mascher, a bill for an act relating to confi- dentiality of certain voter registration information. Read first time and referred to committee on state government. House File 355, by Boal, a bill for an act relating to the educa- tional requirements for licensure of professional engineers. Read first time and referred to committee on state government. House File 356, by Fallon, a bill for an act relating to immunity from civil lawsuits for persons who participate in good faith in mat- ters of public concern, and a right to damages and related matters. Read first time and referred to committee on judiciary. House File 357, by Fallon, a bill for an act repealing the authority of counties to create and fund urban renewal areas and urban revitalization areas and including effective date and applicability date provisions. Read first time and referred to committee on local government. House File 358, by Burnett, a bill for an act permitting the use of campaign funds for certain meal expenses. Read first time and referred to committee on state government. House File 359, by Osterhaus, Drees, Houser, Sunderbruch, Weigel, Warnstadt, Jochum, Doderer, Bukta, Scherrman, Foege, Shoultz, Dix, and Connors, a bill for an act relating to the fire safety provisions applicable to a bed and breakfast inn. Read first time and referred to committee on state government. CONSIDERATION OF BILL Regular Calendar House File 281, a bill for an act related to activities of bail en- forcement agents that are exempt from state licensing requirements, was taken up for consideration. Davis of Wapello moved that the bill be read a last time now and placed upon its passage which motion prevailed and the bill was read a last time. On the question "Shall the bill pass?" (H.F. 281) The ayes were, 82: Alons Arnold Barry Baudler Blodgett Boal Boggess Bradley Brauns Bukta Burnett Carroll Cataldo Chapman Corbett, Spkr. Cormack Davis Dix Dolecheck Dotzler Drake Eddie Falck Frevert Garman Gipp Greiner Grundberg Hahn Hansen Hoffman Holmes Holveck Horbach Houser Huseman Huser Jacobs Jager Jochum Johnson Kettering Klemme Kreiman Kuhn Larkin Larson Martin Mascher May Mertz Metcalf Millage Mundie Murphy Myers Nelson O'Brien Parmenter Raecker Rayhons Reynolds Richardson Scherrman Shoultz Siegrist Stevens Sukup Sunderbruch Taylor Teig Thomas Thomson Tyrrell Van Engelenhoven Van Fossen Warnstadt Weidman Welter Whitead Witt Rants, Presiding The nays were, 2: Doderer Schrader Absent or not voting, 16: Bell Boddicker Brunkhorst Chiodo Cohoon Connors Drees Fallon Foege Ford Heaton Jenkins Lord Osterhaus Weigel Wise The bill having received a constitutional majority was declared to have passed the House and the title was agreed to. RULE 57 SUSPENDED Siegrist of Pottawattamie asked and received unanimous consent to suspend Rule 57, relating to committee notice and agenda, for a meeting of the justice systems appropriations subcommittee at 9:30 a.m. today. MOTION TO RECONSIDER (House File 281) I move to reconsider the vote by which House File 281 passed the House on February 23, 1999. SHOULTZ of Black Hawk EXPLANATION OF VOTE I was necessarily absent from the House chamber on the afternoon of February 22, 1999. Had I been present, I would have voted "aye" on House File 209. CATALDO of Polk CERTIFICATES OF RECOGNITION MR. SPEAKER: The Chief Clerk of the House respectfully reports that certificates of recognition have been issued as follows. ELIZABETH A. ISAACSON Chief Clerk of the House 1999\233 Lillian and Robert Harban, Indianola - For celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. 1999\234 Orlea and Marvin Kester, Indianola - For celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. 1999\235 Florence and Gerald Lee, Indianola - For celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. 1999\236 Fred Weeks, Indianola - For celebrating his 85th birthday. 1999\237 Luella Thede, Reinbeck - For celebrating her 90th birthday. 1999\238 Darlene and Keith Peters, Dysart - For celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. 1999\239 Irene and Merle Clough, Dysart - For celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. 1999\240 Marie and George Swenka, North Liberty - For celebrating their 57th wedding anniversary. 1999\241 Margaret and Frank Novak, Oxford - For celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. 1999\242 Verna M. Bahr, Wall Lake - For celebrating her 80th birthday. 1999\243 Mabel Pierce, Correctionville - For celebrating her 93rd birthday. 1999\244 Loween and George Lansink, Odebolt - For celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. 1999\245 Delores and Kenneth Lucht, Lake View - For celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. 1999\246 Lois and Dick Meyer, Lake View - For celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. 1999\247 Harold Stahnke, Reinbeck - For celebrating his 90th birthday. 1999\248 Johanna Anna Shoultz, Muscatine - For celebrating her 92nd birthday. 1999\249 Betty and Gene Powell, Osceola - For celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. 1999\250 Leah and Maurice Keeler, Weldon - For celebrating their 68th wedding anniversary. 1999\251 Maxine and Marion Siglin, Lucas - For celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary. SUBCOMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS House File 240 Ways and Means: Houser, Chair; Larson and Myers. House File 256 Ways and Means: Lord, Chair; Boal and Jochum. House File 262 Ways and Means: Lord, Chair; Larson and Weigel. House File 273 Ways and Means: Drake, Chair; Chapman and Hoffman. House File 274 Ways and Means: Van Fossen, Chair; Drake and Kuhn. House File 285 Ways and Means: Van Fossen, Chair; Drake and Richardson. House File 315 Judiciary: Kettering, Chair; Doderer and Sunderbruch. House File 316 Human Resources: Witt, Chair; Grundberg and Lord. House File 318 Judiciary: Thomson, Chair; Kreiman and Raecker. House File 321 Judiciary: Thomson, Chair; Kreiman and Millage. House File 323 Ways and Means: Van Fossen, Chair; Drake and Jochum. House File 328 Human Resources: Blodgett, Chair; Boal and Mertz. House File 335 Human Resources: Boddicker, Chair; Boal and Kreiman. House File 336 Human Resources: Blodgett, Chair; Hahn and Mertz. House File 338 Commerce and Regulation: Rants, Chair; Dix and Doderer. House File 354 State Government: Jacobs, Chair; Arnold, Cataldo, Davis, Holmes, Jochum and Reynolds. House File 355 State Government: Bradley, Chair; Davis and O'Brien. House File 358 State Government: Gipp, Chair; Arnold, Chiodo, Jager, Jochum, O'Brien and Van Engelenhoven. Senate File 9 Ways and Means: Teig, Chair; Doderer and Houser. Senate File 114 Transportation: Welter, Chair; Johnson and May. HOUSE STUDY BILL SUBCOMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS House Study Bill 20 Local Government: Brauns, Chair; Dix and Huser. House Study Bill 161 Judiciary: Kettering, Chair, Boddicker and Shoultz. House Study Bill 164 Labor and Industrial Relations: Larson, Chair; Dolecheck and Taylor. House Study Bill 166 Commerce and Regulation: Hansen, Chair; Bradley, Chapman, Metcalf and Osterhaus. House Study Bill 167 Commerce and Regulation: Raecker, Chair; Cataldo and Rants. House Study Bill 168 Commerce and Regulation: Bradley, Chair; Holveck and Jacobs. House Study Bill 169 Commerce and Regulation: Hansen, Chair; Bradley, Chapman, Metcalf and Osterhaus. House Study Bill 170 Commerce and Regulation: Dix, Chair; Drees and Jenkins. House Study Bill 171 Commerce and Regulation: Raecker, Chair; Chapman and Johnson. House Study Bill 172 Commerce and Regulation: Hoffman, Chair; Bradley and Weigel. House Study Bill 174 Judiciary: Millage, Chair; Larson and Parmenter. HOUSE STUDY BILL COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS H.S.B. 175 Local Government Concerning the penalties for hiring an unauthorized alien. H.S.B 176 Transportation Relating to transportation, including regulation of school buses and special trucks, vehicle titling and registration, commercial driver's licenses, regulations on motor carriers, regulations on motor vehicle manufacturers, distributors, and dealers, size, weight, and load restrictions on vehicles, driver education, and administrative procedures of the state department of transportation, and providing for fees and penalties. H.S.B. 177 Local Government Allowing certain school district bond issues to be issued jointly by two or more school districts. H.S.B. 178 State Government Relating to gambling by imposing a moratorium on the issuance or transfer of certain gambling licenses and on increasing the numbers of games and machines, providing for the transfer of collective bargaining agreements, limiting the location of excursion gambling boats and pari-mutuel racetracks, regulating the dispensing of moneys by credit card or other electronic means for gambling purposes, limiting civil penalties for violations of gambling under legal age, providing for the disposition of charitable contributions, imposing a scheduled fine for gambling by persons under twenty-one years of age, and providing an effective date. H.S.B. 179 State Government Relating to the emergency management division of the department of public defense by authorizing fees for radiological detection equipment maintenance services, by providing for the appointment of county emergency management officers, by authorizing financial assistance to local governments for emergency management purposes, and by providing an effective date. H.S.B. 180 Human Resources Relating to acquired immune deficiency syndrome, providing penalties, and providing for a repeal. H.S.B. 181 Human Resources Relating to child welfare provisions involving voluntary foster care placements of children with mental retardation or other developmental disability, release of child abuse information, and annual group foster care and decategorization plans, and providing a contingent effective date. H.S.B. 182 Education Providing for the designation of investigative information possessed by the board of educational examiners as privileged and confidential. 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 EDUCATION Committee Bill (Formerly House Study Bill 125), relating to the duration and amount of additional weighting provided for limited English proficient students. Fiscal Note is not required. Recommended Do Pass February 22, 1999. COMMITTEE ON STATE GOVERNMENT House File 233, a bill for an act providing for accessibility requirements for church elevators and providing an effective date. Fiscal Note is not required. Recommended Amend and Do Pass with amendment H-1027 February 22, 1999. Committee Bill (Formerly House Study Bill 29), providing for the adoption of administrative rules related to the issuance of a license for bail enforcement agents, private investigators, and security agents who may not otherwise qualify for a license. Fiscal Note is not required. Recommended Amend and Do Pass February 22, 1999. AMENDMENTS FILED H-1027 H.F. 233 Committee on State Government H-1028 H.F. 100 Davis of Wapello Taylor of Linn H-1029 H.F. 199 Drake of Pottawattamie Kuhn of Floyd H-1030 H.F. 199 Drake of Pottawattamie Kuhn of Floyd On motion by Siegrist of Pottawattamie the House adjourned at 9:03 a.m., until 8:45 a.m., Wednesday, February 24, 1999. 414 JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE 44th Day 44th Day TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 1999 415
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