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House Journal: Monday, March 29, 1999

Seventy-eighth Calendar Day - Forty-ninth Session Day

Hall of the House of Representatives
Des Moines, Iowa, Monday, March 29, 1999
The House met pursuant to adjournment at 1:15 p.m., Speaker pro 
tempore Rants in the chair.
Prayer was sung by Harriet Vande Hoef, the wife of former state 
representative Richard Vande Hoef, Sibley. 
The Journal of Friday, March 26, 1999 was approved.
THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Cub Scouts from Den 8, 
accompanied by James Payton, Cubmaster; Carol Schultes, 
Committee Chairperson; and Den Leaders, Doug Buchanan and 
Marilyn Gibbons. They were the guests of the Honorable Todd Taylor, 
state representative from Linn County.
LEAVE OF ABSENCE
Leave of absence was granted as follows:
Connors of Polk on request of Schrader of Marion. 
SENATE MESSAGES CONSIDERED
Senate File 392, by committee on commerce, a bill for an act 
relating to telecommunications systems or services which may be 
provided by a city utility, establishing certain requirements on such 
city, and including effective date and retroactive applicability 
provisions.
Read first time and referred to committee on commerce and 
regulation.
Senate File 393, by committee on education, a bill for an act 
providing for the joint construction or acquisition, furnishing, 
operation, and maintenance of public buildings by counties, cities, 

fire districts, and school districts.
Read first time and passed on file.
Senate File 428, by committee on state government, a bill for an 
act relating to the authority of cities and counties to adopt rent 
control ordinances.
Read first time and referred to committee on state government.
Senate File 460, by committee on appropriations, a bill for an act 
relating to and making appropriations to certain state departments, 
agencies, funds, and certain other entities, providing for regulatory 
authority, other properly related matters, and providing effective 
dates.
Read first time and referred to committee on appropriations.
ADOPTION OF HOUSE MEMORIAL RESOLUTION 13
Warnstadt of Woodbury offered the following House Memorial 
Resolution 13 and moved its adoption:
HOUSE MEMORIAL RESOLUTION 13
Whereas, The Honorable Donovan W. Burington, of 
Woodbury County, Iowa, who was a member of the Forty-
sixth general assembly, passed away March 30, 1998; Now 
Therefore,
Be It Resolved by the House of Representatives, That 
a committee of three be appointed by the Speaker of the 
House to prepare suitable resolutions commemorating his 
life, character and service to the state.
The motion prevailed and the Speaker appointed as such 
committee Warnstadt of Woodbury, Rants of Woodbury and Whitead 
of Woodbury.
TEACHER OF THE DAY
Representative Foege of Linn presented to the House, Arlene 
Brant, teacher of Marion Independent Schools.
ADOPTION OF SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 5

Klemme of Plymouth called up for consideration Senate 
Concurrent Resolution 5, relating to a biennial memorial session, and 
moved its adoption.
The motion prevailed and the resolution was adopted.
ADOPTION OF SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 6
Siegrist of Pottawattamie called up for consideration Senate 
Concurrent Resolution 6, relating to Pioneer Lawmakers, and moved 
its adoption.
The motion prevailed and the resolution was adopted.
MEMORIAL COMMITTEE APPOINTED
Speaker Corbett announced the appointment of the following 
members to serve on the memorial committee in accordance with 
Senate Concurrent Resolution 5: The Honorable Ralph Klemme, 
Chair; the Honorable Carmine Boal; the Honorable William Dotzler 
and the Honorable Dolores Mertz.
SENATE AMENDMENT CONSIDERED
Sukup of Franklin called up for consideration House File 573, a 
bill for an act to change the penalties applicable to the possession, 
manufacture, or delivery of methamphetamine and other controlled 
substances, relating to the possession or control of adulterated or 
improperly labeled articles, providing for the reopening of certain 
sentences, and providing for restrictions on bail, amended by the 
Senate, and moved that the House concur in the following Senate 
amendment H-1259:
H-1259
 1     Amend House File 573 as amended, passed, and
 2   reprinted by the House as follows:
 3     1.  Page 1, line 13, by striking the words and
 4   figures "subsections 3 and 4" and inserting the
 5   following:  "subsection 4".
 6     2.  Page 1, line 14, by striking the words "are
 7   amended" and inserting the following:  "is amended".

 8     3.  By striking page 1, line 15, through page 2,
 9   line 5.
10     4.  Page 3, by striking lines 6 through 10, and
11   inserting the following:  "probation shall require
12   submission to random drug testing.  If the person
13   fails a drug test, the court may transfer the person's
14   placement to any appropriate placement permissible
15   under the court order."
16     5.  Page 3, by striking lines 19 through 23, and
17   inserting the following:  "shall require submission to
18   random drug testing.  If the person fails a drug test,
19   the court may transfer the person's placement to any
20   appropriate placement permissible under the court
21   order."
22     6.  By renumbering, relettering, or redesignating
23   and correcting internal references as necessary.
The motion prevailed and the House concurred in the Senate 
amendment H-1259.
Sukup of Franklin moved that the bill, as amended by the Senate 
and concurred in by the House, 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. 573)
	The ayes were, 91:
Alons	Arnold	Barry	Baudler
Bell	Blodgett	Boal	Boddicker
Boggess	Bradley	Brauns	Brunkhorst
Bukta	Carroll	Cataldo	Chapman
Chiodo	Cohoon	Corbett, Spkr.	Cormack
Davis	Dix	Dolecheck	Dotzler
Drake	Drees	Eddie	Falck
Foege	Ford	Frevert	Garman
Gipp	Greiner	Hahn	Hansen
Heaton	Holmes	Holveck	Horbach
Houser	Huseman	Huser	Jacobs
Jager	Jenkins	Jochum	Johnson
Kettering	Klemme	Kreiman	Kuhn
Larkin	Larson	Lord	Martin
May	Mertz	Metcalf	Millage
Mundie	Murphy	Myers	Nelson
O'Brien	Osterhaus	Raecker	Rayhons
Reynolds	Richardson	Scherrman	Schrader
Siegrist	Stevens	Sukup	Sunderbruch^
Taylor	Teig	Thomas	Thomson
Tyrrell	Van Engelenhoven	Van Fossen	Warnstadt
Weidman	Weigel	Welter	Whitead
Wise	Witt	Rants,
			  Presiding
	The nays were, 6:
Burnett	Doderer	Fallon	Mascher
Parmenter	Shoultz	
	Absent or not voting, 3:
Connors	Grundberg	Hoffman	
The bill having received a constitutional majority was declared to 
have passed the House and the title was agreed to.
IMMEDIATE MESSAGES
Siegrist of Pottawattamie asked and received unanimous consent 
that the following bills be immediately messaged to the Senate: 
Senate Concurrent Resolutions 5 and 6 and House File 573.
Regular Calendar
House File 711, a bill for an act concerning the imposition of a 
drug abuse resistance education surcharge for criminal alcohol 
beverage control offenses, was taken up for consideration.
Bell of Jasper 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. 711)
	The ayes were, 98:
Alons	Arnold	Barry	Baudler
Bell	Blodgett	Boal	Boddicker
Boggess	Bradley	Brauns	Brunkhorst
Bukta	Burnett	Carroll	Cataldo
Chapman	Chiodo	Cohoon	Corbett, Spkr.
Cormack	Davis	Dix	Doderer
Dolecheck	Dotzler	Drake	Drees
Eddie	Falck	Fallon	Foege
Ford	Frevert	Garman	Gipp^
Greiner	Grundberg	Hahn	Hansen
Heaton	Hoffman	Holmes	Holveck
Horbach	Houser	Huseman	Huser
Jacobs	Jager	Jenkins	Jochum
Johnson	Kettering	Klemme	Kreiman
Kuhn	Larkin	Larson	Lord
Martin	Mascher	May	Mertz
Metcalf	Millage	Mundie	Murphy
Myers	Nelson	O'Brien	Osterhaus
Parmenter	Raecker	Rayhons	Reynolds
Richardson	Scherrman	Schrader	Shoultz
Siegrist	Stevens	Sukup	Sunderbruch
Taylor	Teig	Thomas	Thomson
Tyrrell	Van Engelenhoven	Van Fossen	Warnstadt
Weidman	Weigel	Welter	Whitead
Witt	Rants,
		  Presiding
	The nays were, none.
	Absent or not voting, 2:
Connors	Wise	
The bill having received a constitutional majority was declared to 
have passed the House and the title was agreed to.
HOUSE FILE 453 WITHDRAWN 
Bell of Jasper asked and received unanimous consent to withdraw 
House File 453 from further consideration by the House.
House File 713, a bill for an act relating to protective orders for 
domestic abuse, was taken up for consideration.
Boddicker of Cedar asked and received unanimous consent to 
withdraw amendment H-1143 filed by him and Witt of Black Hawk 
on March 22, 1999.
Barry of Harrison  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. 713)
		The ayes were, 97:

Alons	Arnold	Barry	Baudler
Bell	Blodgett	Boal	Boddicker
Boggess	Bradley	Brauns	Bukta
Burnett	Carroll	Cataldo	Chapman
Chiodo	Cohoon	Corbett, Spkr.	Cormack
Davis	Dix	Doderer	Dolecheck
Dotzler	Drake	Drees	Eddie
Falck	Fallon	Foege	Ford
Frevert	Garman	Gipp	Greiner
Grundberg	Hahn	Hansen	Heaton
Hoffman	Holmes	Holveck	Horbach
Houser	Huseman	Huser	Jacobs
Jager	Jenkins	Jochum	Johnson
Kettering	Klemme	Kreiman	Kuhn
Larkin	Larson	Lord	Martin
Mascher	May	Mertz	Metcalf
Millage	Mundie	Murphy	Myers
Nelson	O'Brien	Osterhaus	Parmenter
Raecker	Rayhons	Reynolds	Richardson
Scherrman	Schrader	Shoultz	Siegrist
Stevens	Sukup	Sunderbruch	Taylor
Teig	Thomas	Thomson	Tyrrell
Van Engelenhoven	Warnstadt	Weidman	Weigel
Welter	Whitead	Wise	Witt
Rants,
  Presiding
	The nays were, none.
	Absent or not voting, 3:
Brunkhorst	Connors	Van Fossen	
The bill having received a constitutional majority was declared to 
have passed the House and the title was agreed to.
IMMEDIATE MESSAGES
Siegrist of Pottawattamie asked and received unanimous consent 
that the following bills be immediately messaged to the Senate: 
House Files 711 and 713.
House File 716, a bill for an act relating to the recording of trials 
before a magistrate, was taken up for consideration.
	Kreiman of Davis 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. 716)
	The ayes were, 99:
Alons	Arnold	Barry	Baudler
Bell	Blodgett	Boal	Boddicker
Boggess	Bradley	Brauns	Brunkhorst
Bukta	Burnett	Carroll	Cataldo
Chapman	Chiodo	Cohoon	Corbett, Spkr.
Cormack	Davis	Dix	Doderer
Dolecheck	Dotzler	Drake	Drees
Eddie	Falck	Fallon	Foege
Ford	Frevert	Garman	Gipp
Greiner	Grundberg	Hahn	Hansen
Heaton	Hoffman	Holmes	Holveck
Horbach	Houser	Huseman	Huser
Jacobs	Jager	Jenkins	Jochum
Johnson	Kettering	Klemme	Kreiman
Kuhn	Larkin	Larson	Lord
Martin	Mascher	May	Mertz
Metcalf	Millage	Mundie	Murphy
Myers	Nelson	O'Brien	Osterhaus
Parmenter	Raecker	Rayhons	Reynolds
Richardson	Scherrman	Schrader	Shoultz
Siegrist	Stevens	Sukup	Sunderbruch
Taylor	Teig	Thomas	Thomson
Tyrrell	Van Engelenhoven	Van Fossen	Warnstadt
Weidman	Weigel	Welter	Whitead
Wise	Witt	Rants,
			  Presiding
	The nays were, none.
	Absent or not voting, 1:
Connors	
The bill having received a constitutional majority was declared to 
have passed the House and the title was agreed to.
IMMEDIATE MESSAGE
Siegrist of Pottawattamie asked and received unanimous consent 
that House File 716 be immediately messaged to the Senate.
	House File 723, a bill for an act prohibiting the mistreatment of 

animals and providing for penalties, was taken up for consideration.
Cormack of Webster offered amendment H?1227 filed by him as 
follows:
H-1227
 1     Amend House File 723 as follows:
 2     1.  By striking everything after the enacting
 3   clause and inserting the following:
 4     "Section 1.  Section 717.1, Code 1999, is amended
 5   by adding the following new subsections:
 6     NEW SUBSECTION.  0A.  "Animal" means the same as
 7   defined in section 717A.1.
 8     NEW SUBSECTION.  1A.  "Licensed mental health
 9   counselor" means a person licensed to practice mental
10   health counseling under chapters 147 and 154D.
11     NEW SUBSECTION.  7.  "Warden" means animal warden
12   as defined in section 162.2.
13     Sec. 2.  Section 717.1A, unnumbered paragraph 1,
14   Code 1999, is amended to read as follows:
15     A person is guilty of livestock abuse if the person
16   intentionally injures, maims, disfigures, or destroys
17   livestock owned by another person, in any 
manner,
18   including, but not limited to, intentionally 
doing any
19   of the following:  administering drugs or 
poisons to
20   the livestock, or disabling the livestock by 
using a
21   firearm or trap by any means that causes pain or
22   suffering in a manner inconsistent with customary
23   animal husbandry practices. A person guilty of
24   livestock abuse commits an aggravated 
misdemeanor.
25   This section shall not apply to any of the following:
26     Sec. 3.  Section 717.1A, subsection 1, Code 1999,
27   is amended by striking the subsection.
28     Sec. 4.  Section 717.2, subsection 1, paragraph c,
29   Code 1999, is amended by striking the paragraph.
30     Sec. 5.  Section 717.2, subsection 2, Code 1999, is
31   amended by striking the subsection.
32     Sec. 6. NEW SECTION.  717.3  REPORTING REQUIRED.
33     1.  A person shall immediately report an incident
34   involving a violation of section 717B.2 or 717B.3 to a
35   law enforcement officer, if all of the following
36   apply:
37     a.  The person is any of the following:
38     (1)  A warden.
39     (2)  A veterinarian licensed pursuant to chapter
40   169.
41     (3)  An employee of the department of agriculture
42   and land stewardship who regularly inspects the
43   premises of agricultural operations.

44     (4)  An employee of the division of child and
45   family services of the department of human services or
46   a person who provides child welfare services as
47   provided in section 235.1.
48     b.  The person witnesses or has other credible
49   evidence of any of the following:
50     (1)  A violation of section 717B.2 or 717B.3.
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 1     (2)  Conditions or incidents that have caused
 2   livestock prolonged suffering in a manner inconsistent
 3   with customary animal husbandry practices.
 4     2.  If there is reasonable grounds to believe that
 5   there is a violation of section 717B.2 or 717B.3, a
 6   law enforcement officer shall conduct an investigation
 7   and report any violation to the county attorney.
 8     Sec. 7. NEW SECTION.  717.4  PENALTIES.
 9     1.  a.  Any person who commits livestock abuse as
10   provided in section 717.1A, is guilty of a class "D"
11   felony.
12     b.  The following penalties shall apply to any
13   person who commits livestock neglect as provided in
14   section 717.2:
15     (1)  Except as provided in subparagraph (2), a
16   person who negligently or intentionally commits
17   livestock neglect is guilty of a simple misdemeanor.
18     (2)  A person who intentionally commits the offense
19   of livestock neglect which results in serious injury
20   to or the death of livestock is guilty of an
21   aggravated misdemeanor for the first offense and a
22   class "D" felony for the second and subsequent
23   offenses.  A person is not guilty of more than one
24   offense of livestock neglect, punishable as provided
25   in this subparagraph, when care or sustenance is not
26   provided to multiple head of livestock during any
27   period of uninterrupted neglect.
28     2.  If a person is guilty of a class "D" felony as
29   provided in this section, the sentencing order shall
30   provide for all of the following:
31     a.  The person shall participate in counseling
32   according to the terms ordered by the court.  The
33   counseling shall be provided by a licensed mental
34   health counselor appointed or approved by the court.
35   The costs of counseling shall be paid by the person
36   and may be taxed as court costs.  If the court
37   determines that the person is unable to make payment,
38   the court may order that the costs be paid in full or
39   in part from the county treasury.
40     b.  The person shall not own, keep, or care for
41   livestock or any animal for a suspensory period as
42   provided in this paragraph.  The suspensory period

43   shall be for not less than five years and not more
44   than ten years as ordered by the court.  If the person
45   is not incarcerated, the suspensory period shall begin
46   on the date of sentencing.  If the person is
47   incarcerated, the suspensory period shall begin on the
48   date that the person's incarceration ends.  A person
49   who violates a suspensory period condition is guilty
50   of a serious misdemeanor.
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 1     c.  The person shall pay reasonable costs of the
 2   investigation and prosecution of the case as ordered
 3   by the court.  The person shall also pay expenses
 4   incurred in maintaining the livestock as ordered by
 5   the court, unless the expenses have been paid pursuant
 6   to section 717.5.
 7     Sec. 8. NEW SECTION.  717.6  FORFEITURE.
 8     If a person is guilty of a class "D" felony as
 9   provided in section 717.4, all livestock or any animal
10   owned by the person shall be forfeited to the state,
11   to the extent that the livestock or animal has not
12   been disposed of as provided in section 717.5 or
13   717B.5.  The livestock or any animal shall be seized
14   and forfeited in the same manner as provided in
15   chapter 809A.  Livestock or animals which are
16   destroyed shall be destroyed only by a humane method,
17   including euthanasia as defined in section 162.2.
18     Sec. 9.  Section 717B.1, Code 1999, is amended by
19   adding the following new subsections:
20     NEW SUBSECTION.  3A.  "Licensed mental health
21   counselor" means a person licensed to practice mental
22   health counseling under chapters 147 and 154D.
23     NEW SUBSECTION.  3B.  "Livestock" means the same as
24   defined in section 717.1.
25     NEW SUBSECTION.  6.  "Warden" means the same as
26   animal warden as defined in section 162.2.
27     Sec. 10.  Section 717B.2, unnumbered paragraph 1,
28   Code 1999, is amended to read as follows:
29     A person is guilty of animal abuse if the person
30   intentionally injures, maims, disfigures, or destroys
31   an animal owned by another person by any means, in 
any
32   a manner, including intentionally poisoning the 
animal
33   inconsistent with customary animal husbandry
34   practices. A person guilty of animal abuse 
is guilty
35   of an aggravated misdemeanor.  This section shall not
36   apply to any of the following:
37     Sec. 11.  Section 717B.2, subsection 1, Code 1999,
38   is amended by striking the subsection.
39     Sec. 12.  Section 717B.3, subsection 1, Code 1999,
40   is amended to read as follows:
41     1.  A person who impounds or confines, in any

42   place, an animal is guilty of animal neglect, if the
43   person does any of the following:  fails to supply the
44   animal during confinement with a sufficient quantity
45   of food or water; fails to provide a confined dog or
46   cat with adequate shelter; or tortures, deprives of
47   the animal necessary sustenance, mutilates, beats, or
48   kills an animal by any means which 
causes unjustified
49   pain, distress, or suffering.
50     Sec. 13.  Section 717B.3, subsection 3, Code 1999,
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 1   is amended by striking the subsection.
 2     Sec. 14. NEW SECTION.  717B.3A  REPORTING
 3   REQUIRED.
 4     1.  A person shall immediately report an incident
 5   or condition involving a violation of section 717B.2
 6   or 717B.3 to a law enforcement officer, if all of the
 7   following apply:
 8     a.  The person is any of the following:
 9     (1)  A warden.
10     (2)  A veterinarian licensed pursuant to chapter
11   169.
12     (3)  An employee of the department of agriculture
13   and land stewardship who regularly inspects commercial
14   establishments as provided in chapter 162.
15     (4)  An employee of the division of child and
16   family services of the department of human services or
17   a person who provides child welfare services as
18   provided in section 235.1.
19     b.  The person witnesses or has other credible
20   evidence of any of the following:
21     (1)  A violation of section 717B.2 or 717B.3.
22     (2)  Conditions or incidents that have caused
23   animals prolonged suffering.
24     2.  If there is reasonable grounds to believe that
25   there is a violation of this section, a law
26   enforcement officer shall conduct an investigation and
27   report any violation to the county attorney.
28     Sec. 15. NEW SECTION.  717B.4A  PENALTIES.
29     1.  a.  Any person who commits animal abuse as
30   provided in section 717B.2 is guilty of a class "D"
31   felony.
32     b.  The following penalties shall apply to any
33   person who commits animal neglect as provided in
34   section 717B.3:
35     (1)  Except as provided in subparagraph (2) a
36   person who negligently or intentionally commits animal
37   neglect is guilty of a simple misdemeanor.
38     (2)  A person who intentionally commits animal
39   neglect which results in serious injury to or the
40   death of an animal is guilty of an aggravated

41   misdemeanor for the first offense and a class "D"
42   felony for the second and subsequent offenses.
43     2.  If a person is guilty of an aggravated
44   misdemeanor or class "D" felony, as provided in this
45   section, the sentencing order shall provide for all of
46   the following:
47     a.  The person shall participate in counseling
48   according to the terms ordered by the court.  The
49   counseling shall be provided by a licensed mental
50   health counselor appointed or approved by the court.
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 1   The costs of counseling shall be paid by the person
 2   and may be taxed as court costs.  If the court
 3   determines that the person is unable to make payment,
 4   the court may order that the costs be paid in full or
 5   in part from the county treasury.
 6     b.  The person shall not own, keep, or care for an
 7   animal or any livestock for a suspensory period as
 8   provided in this paragraph.  The suspensory period
 9   shall be for not less than five years and not more
10   than ten years as ordered by the court.  If the person
11   is not incarcerated, the suspensory period shall begin
12   on the date of sentencing.  If the person is
13   incarcerated, the suspensory period shall begin on the
14   date that the person's incarceration ends.  A person
15   who violates a suspensory period condition is guilty
16   of a serious misdemeanor.
17     c.  The person shall pay reasonable costs of the
18   investigation and prosecution of the case as ordered
19   by the court.  The person shall also pay expenses
20   incurred in maintaining the animal as ordered by the
21   court, unless the expenses have been paid pursuant to
22   section 717B.5.
23     Sec. 16. NEW SECTION.  717B.5A  FORFEITURE.
24     If a person is guilty of a class "D" felony as
25   provided in section 717B.4A, all animals or livestock
26   owned by the person shall be forfeited to the state,
27   to the extent that the animals or livestock have not
28   been disposed of as provided in section 717.5 or
29   717B.5.  The animals or livestock shall be seized and
30   forfeited in the same manner as provided in chapter
31   809A.  Animals or livestock which are destroyed shall
32   be destroyed only by a humane method, including
33   euthanasia as defined in section 162.2."
Speaker Corbett in the chair at 2:05 p.m.
	Grundberg of Polk offered amendment H?1275, to amendment 

H?1227, filed by her from the floor as follows:
H-1275
 1     Amend the amendment, H-1227, to House File 723, as
 2   follows:
 3     1.  Page 1, by inserting after line 3 the
 4   following:
 5     ""Sec.     . NEW SECTION.  99B.22  USE OF IMMATURE
 6   ANIMALS AS AWARDS OR PRIZES PROHIBITED - PENALTY.
 7     1.  As used in this section "immature animal" means
 8   an animal not old enough to reproduce, including but
 9   not limited to a bunny, chick, kitten, or puppy.
10     2.  A person licensed to conduct games of skill,
11   games of chance, or raffles pursuant to this chapter
12   shall not offer to give or give an immature animal as
13   a prize, gift, or door prize as a part of the conduct
14   of a game of skill, chance, or raffle.
15     3.  The department shall adopt rules, pursuant to
16   chapter 17A, prohibiting a licensee under this chapter
17   from awarding or giving an immature animal as a gift,
18   prize, or door prize.
19     4.  A person who violates this section or a rule
20   adopted pursuant to this section is guilty of a simple
21   misdemeanor.""
22     2.  By renumbering as necessary.
Shoultz of Black Hawk rose on a point of order that amendment 
H-1275, to amendment H-1227, was not germane.
The Speaker ruled the point well taken and amendment H-1275, 
to amendment H-1227, not germane.
Davis of Wapello offered amendment H?1274, to amendment 
H?1227, filed by him, Cormack of Webster, Jager of Black Hawk, 
Kettering of Sac, Stevens of Dickinson, Reynolds of Van Buren, Myers 
of Johnson, and Dotzler of Black Hawk from the floor as follows:
H-1274
 1     Amend the amendment, H-1227, to House File 723, as
 2   follows:
 3     1.  Page 2, by striking lines 36 through 39 and
 4   inserting the following:  "and may be taxed as court
 5   costs."
 6     2.  Page 2, line 41, by striking the words
 7   "livestock or".
 8     3.  Page 2, line 43, by striking the word "five"

 9   and inserting the following:  "three".
10     4.  Page 3, line 9, by striking the words "all
11   livestock or any" and inserting the following:
12   "each".
13     5.  Page 3, line 11, by striking the words
14   "livestock or".
15     6.  Page 3, line 12, by striking the figure and
16   word "717.5 or".
17     7.  Page 3, line 13, by striking the words
18   "livestock or any".
19     8.  Page 3, line 15, by striking the words
20   "Livestock or animals which are" and inserting the
21   following:  "An animal which is".
22     9.  Page 3, by striking lines 23 and 24.
23     10.  Page 5, by striking lines 2 through 5 and
24   inserting the following:  "and may be taxed as court
25   costs."
26     11.  Page 5, lines 6 and 7, by striking the words
27   "an animal or any livestock" and inserting the
28   following:  "any animal".
29     12.  Page 5, line 9, by striking the word "five"
30   and inserting the following:  "three".
31     13.  Page 5, line 25, by striking the words "all
32   animals or livestock" and inserting the following:
33   "each animal".
34     14.  Page 5, line 27, by striking the words
35   "animals or livestock have" and inserting the
36   following:  "animal has".
37     15.  Page 5, line 28, by striking the figure and
38   word "717.5 or".
39     16.  Page 5, line 29, by striking the words
40   "animals or livestock" and inserting the following:
41   "animal".
42     17.  Page 5, line 31, by striking the words
43   "Animals or livestock which are" and inserting the
44   following:  "An animal which is".
45     18.  By renumbering as necessary.
Siegrist of Pottawattamie asked and received unanimous consent 
that House File 723 be deferred and that the bill retain its place on 
the calendar. (Amendment H-1227 and amendment H-1274, to 
amendment H-1227, pending.)
House File 741, a bill for an act relating to the authorization 
requirements for psychiatric medical institutions for children and 
providing an effective date, was taken up for consideration.
	Van Engelenhoven of Mahaska asked and received unanimous 

consent that House File 741 be deferred and that the bill retain its 
place on the calendar.
INTRODUCTION OF BILL         
House File 754, by committee on human resources, a bill for an 
act relating to individual and group accident and sickness insurance, 
nonprofit health service plans, health maintenance organizations, 
and Medicare supplemental insurance policies, by mandating 
coverage for anesthesia and certain hospital charges associated with 
the provision of dental care services.
Read first time and referred to committee on commerce and 
regulation.
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 
March 29, 1999, passed the following bill in which the concurrence of the Senate was 
asked:
House File 679, a bill for an act relating to drawing the Sac and Fox Indian 
settlement precinct in Tama county.
Also: That the Senate has on March 29, 1999, amended and passed the following 
bill in which the concurrence of the House is asked:
House File 721, a bill for an act relating to the Iowa egg council by providing for its 
administration and membership, and providing an effective date.
Also: That the Senate has on March 29, 1999, passed the following resolution in 
which the concurrence of the House is asked:
Senate Joint Resolution 12, a joint resolution to nullify an administrative rule of 
the secretary of state concerning preparation of descriptions of constitutional 
amendments and statewide public measures and providing an effective date.
Also: That the Senate has on March 29, 1999, passed the following bill in which the 
concurrence of the House is asked:
Senate File 264, a bill for an act relating to the regulatory authority of the natural 
resource commission on the Sac and Fox tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa settlement in 
Tama county.
	Also: That the Senate has on March 29, 1999, passed the following bill in which the 

concurrence of the House is asked:
Senate File 457, a bill for an act relating to the Iowa educational savings plan trust, 
and including an effective date and retroactive applicability provision.
MICHAEL E. MARSHALL, Secretary
SENATE MESSAGE CONSIDERED
Senate File 441, by committee on education, a bill for an act 
providing an exemption from certain requirements of self-insured 
accident and health insurance plans provided by school corporations.
Read first time and referred to committee on education.
BILLS ENROLLED, SIGNED AND SENT TO GOVERNOR
The Chief Clerk of the House submitted the following report:
Mr. Speaker: The Chief Clerk of the House respectfully reports that the following 
bills have been examined and found correctly enrolled, signed by the Speaker of the 
House and the President of the Senate, and presented to the Governor for his approval 
on this 29th day of March, 1999: House Files 200, 299, and 332.
ELIZABETH A. ISAACSON
Chief Clerk of the House
Report adopted.
PRESENTATION OF VISITORS
The Speaker announced that the following visitors were present in 
the House chamber:
Six Buena Vista students from the Denison campus, accompanied 
by their instructor Don Hoeman and his wife, Fola. By Hoffman of 
Crawford.
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\518	Ona and Oscar Lamphier, Arlington - For celebrating their 60th 

wedding anniversary.
1999\519	Fern Freeman, Independence - For celebrating her 102nd birthday.
1999\520	William Fick, Oelwein - For celebrating his 80th birthday.
1999\521	Barbara Cunningham, Shenandoah - For receiving the Charles F. 
Martin Award from the Iowa State Education Association.
1999\522	Lawrence Heller, Dunlap - For celebrating his 80th birthday.
1999\523	Edna Hunt, Logan - For celebrating her 82nd birthday.
1999\524	Mr. and Mrs. Charles Seifert, DeWitt - For celebrating their 50th 
wedding anniversary.
1999\525	David Rottinghaus, Charles City - For his numerous basketball 
accomplishments - being named MVP of the North East Iowa 
Conference, First Team 1998; Second Team All-State 1998; Broke the 
school record for most points in a single game with 46; Broke the school 
record for most points in a season with 583; Broke the school record for 
most 3-pointers in a single game with 10.
1999\526	Ella and Frank Herald, Chariton - For celebrating their 60th wedding 
anniversary.
SUBCOMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS
House File 221 Reassigned
Appropriations: Millage, Chair; Dix and Mascher.
House File 724
Appropriations: Millage, Chair; Dix and Murphy.
Senate File 76
Appropriations: Sukup, Chair; Cormack and Taylor.
Senate File 211
Human Resources: Witt, Chair; Boddicker and Grundberg.
Senate File 275
Human Resources: Boal, Chair; Burnett and Martin.
Senate File 430
Appropriations: Millage, Chair; Dix and Taylor.
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 STATE GOVERNMENT
Senate File 282, a bill for an act relating to practices and procedures of the 
department of general services, regulating state purchasing of recycled paper, 
modifying an appropriation to the department, and providing an effective date.
Fiscal Note is not required. 
Recommended Do Pass March 29, 1999.
COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION
Senate File 398, a bill for an act relating to the requirements for issuance of 
intermediate driver's licenses and full driver's licenses.
Fiscal Note is not required.
Recommended Amend and Do Pass with amendment H-1277 March 25, 1999.
Senate File 407, a bill for an act relating to registration of all-terrain vehicles and 
snowmobiles and providing for and applying penalties.
Fiscal Note is not required.
Recommended Amend and Do Pass with amendment H-1278 March 25, 1999.
AMENDMENTS FILED
H-1276	H.F.	703	Richardson of Warren
			Eddie of Buena Vista
			Houser of Pottawattamie
			Huser of Polk
H-1277	S.F.	398	Committee on Transportation
H-1278	S.F.	407	Committee on Transportation
H-1279	H.F.	675	Warnstadt of Woodbury
H-1280	H.F.	675	Nelson of Marshall
			Grundberg of Polk
H-1281	H.F.	574	Huser of Polk

			Brauns of Muscatine
H-1282	H.F.	721	Senate Amendment
H-1283	H.F.	744	Shoultz of Black Hawk
H-1284	H.F.	745	Boggess of Taylor
H-1285	S.F.	276	Frevert of Palo Alto
H-1286	H.F.	745	Warnstadt of Woodbury
H-1287	S.F.	187	Kettering of Sac
H-1288	H.F.	745	Murphy of Dubuque
H-1289	H.F.	745	Frevert of Palo Alto
			Scherrman of Dubuque
H-1290	H.F.	744	Thomas of Clayton
H-1291	H.F.	682	Kreiman of Davis
H-1292	H.F.	664	Houser of Pottawattamie
			Myers of Johnson
On motion by Siegrist of Pottawattamie the House adjourned at 
2:45 p.m., until 8:45 a.m., Tuesday, March 30, 1999.
914	JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE	78th Day
78th Day	MONDAY, MARCH 29, 1999	915

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