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Senate Journal: Tuesday, March 5, 2002

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

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FIFTY-FIRST CALENDAR DAY
THIRTY-FIRST SESSION DAY

Senate Chamber
Des Moines, Iowa, Tuesday, March 5, 2002

The Senate met in regular session at 9:05 a.m., President Kramer
presiding.

Prayer was offered by the Reverend Steve Pike, pastor of the
Martelle Christian Church in Martelle, Iowa. He was the guest of
Senator McKean.

The Journal of Monday, March 4, 2002, was approved.

RECESS

On motion of Senator Iverson, the Senate recessed at 9:07 a.m.
until 5:00 p.m.


APPENDIX

COMMUNICATION RECEIVED

The following communication was received in the office of the
Secretary of the Senate and placed on file in the Legislative Service
Bureau:

March 1, 2002

IOWA UTILITIES BOARD

Direct and Remainder Assessments Report.

CERTIFICATES OF RECOGNITION

The Secretary of the Senate issued the following certificates of
recognition:

Timothy Buchholtz, Dubuque - For achieving the rank of Eagle Scout, Boy Scout
Troop 11. Senator Connolly (03/05/02).

Coach Brad Smith and the Iowa City, City High School Little Hawks Wrestlers -
For winning the State Class 3A Wrestling Championship and the State Class 3A Duals
Championship. Senator Dvorsky (03/05/02).

REPORTS OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS

APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE ON ADMINISTRATION AND
REGULATION

Convened: March 5, 2002, 9:38 a.m.

Members Present: Schuerer, Chair; Zieman, Vice Chair; Flynn, Ranking Member;
Drake and Hansen.

Members Absent: None.

Committee Business: Presentations by the Department of Inspections and Appeals,
Iowa Citizen Foster Care Review Board, Court Appointed Special Advocate, and
Citizen Aide Ombudsman.

Adjourned: 11:13 a.m.

APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND HUMAN RIGHTS

Convened: March 5, 2002, 9:43 a.m.


Members Present: Tinsman, Chair; Rittmer, Vice Chair; Bolkcom, Ranking Member;
Dearden, and Lord.

Members Absent: None.

Committee Business: Presentations by Department of Public Health concerning
budget issues.

Adjourned: 11:53 a.m.

APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE ON HUMAN SERVICES

Convened: March 5, 2002, 9:45 a.m.

Members Present: Veenstra, Chair; Houser, Vice Chair; Hammond, Ranking
Member; and Harper.

Members Absent: Redwine (excused).

Committee Business: Presentations concerning child support recovery unit,
commitment of sexually violent predators, and Cherokee Mental Health Institute.

Adjourned: 11:55 a.m.

APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION,
INFRASTRUCTURE, AND CAPITALS

Convened: March 5, 2002, 9:33 a.m.

Members Present: Jensen, Chair; Soukup, Ranking Member; Connolly and
McKibben.

Members Absent: Lamberti, Vice Chair (excused).

Committee Business: Overview of infrastructure recommendations and funding
sources. Presentations on tobacco securitization and infrastructure funding.
Discussion of restrictions on use of tax-exempt bond proceeds.

Adjourned: 10:30 a.m.

AGRICULTURE

Convened: March 5, 2002, 4:02 p.m.

Members Present: Behn, Chair; Houser, Vice Chair; Fraise, Ranking Member;
Angelo, Black, Boettger, Fiegen, Gaskill, Greiner, Kibbie, Sexton, Shearer, Soukup,
Veenstra, and Zieman.

Members Absent: None.

Committee Business: Passed SF 2309.


Adjourned: 4:15 p.m.

LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Convened: March 5, 2002, 2:03 p.m.

Members Present: Miller, Chair; Angelo, Vice Chair; Hansen, Ranking Member;
Black, Fraise, Gaskill, Horn, Houser, Lord, McKibben, Tinsman, and Zieman.

Members Absent: McCoy (excused).

Committee Business: Passed HFs 2246 (as amended), 2289, 2291, and 2365.
Approved Governor's appointee.

Adjourned: 2:27 p.m.

SMALL BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM

Convened: March 5, 2002, 1:10 p.m.

Members Present: Rehberg, Chair; Zieman, Vice Chair; Shearer, Ranking Member;
Behn, Dvorsky, Flynn, Greiner, Holveck, Lamberti, and McKinley.

Members Absent: Fiegen, Gaskill, and Veenstra (all excused).

Committee Business: Passed HF 2229.

Adjourned: 1:16 p.m.

STATE GOVERNMENT

Convened: March 5, 2002, 2:10 p.m.

Members Present: King, Chair; Kibbie, Ranking Member; Bolkcom, Connolly,
Dearden, Drake, Fink, Jensen, Maddox, McKean, Rittmer, Schuerer, and Sexton.

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

Committee Business: Passed HFs 2150, 2152, and 2249. Approved Governor's
appointees.

Adjourned: 2:45 p.m.

WAYS AND MEANS

Convened: March 5, 2002, 3:07 p.m.

Members Present: McKibben, Chair; McKinley, Vice Chair; Harper, Ranking
Member; Bolkcom, Connolly, Drake, Greiner, Holveck, Maddox, Miller, and Redwine.

Members Absent: Deluhery, Flynn, Lamberti, and Rehberg (all excused).


Committee Business: Passed SF 2204.

Adjourned: 3:21 p.m.

SUBCOMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS

Senate File 2309

AGRICULTURE: Zieman, Chair; Behn, Fiegen, Gaskill, and Kibbie

House File 2318

HUMAN RESOURCES: Redwine, Chair; Boettger and Holveck

COMMITTEE REPORTS

LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Final Bill Action: HOUSE FILE 2246, a bill for an act relating to administrative
procedures of county treasurers for property taxation and vehicle registration.

Recommendation: AMEND AND DO PASS, AS PROVIDED IN AMENDMENT S-5107.

Final Vote: Ayes, 12: Miller, Angelo, Hansen, Black, Fraise, Gaskill, Horn, Houser,
Lord, McKibben, Tinsman, and Zieman. Nays, none. Absent or not voting, 1: McCoy.

Fiscal Note: NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

ALSO:

Final Bill Action: HOUSE FILE 2289, a bill for an act relating to the preparation
and filing of an assessment schedule for abatement of a nuisance by a city.

Recommendation: DO PASS.

Final Vote: Ayes, 12: Miller, Angelo, Hansen, Black, Fraise, Gaskill, Horn, Houser,
Lord, McKibben, Tinsman, and Zieman. Nays, none. Absent or not voting, 1: McCoy.

Fiscal Note: NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

ALSO:

Final Bill Action: HOUSE FILE 2291, a bill for an act relating to judgment liens
attaching to city real estate.

Recommendation: DO PASS.

Final Vote: Ayes, 12: Miller, Angelo, Hansen, Black, Fraise, Gaskill, Horn, Houser,
Lord, McKibben, Tinsman, and Zieman. Nays, none. Absent or not voting, 1: McCoy.

Fiscal Note: NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

ALSO:

Final Bill Action: HOUSE FILE 2365, a bill for an act relating to certain documents
indexed and recorded with the county recorder.

Recommendation: DO PASS.

Final Vote: Ayes, 12: Miller, Angelo, Hansen, Black, Fraise, Gaskill, Horn, Houser,
Lord, McKibben, Tinsman, and Zieman. Nays, none. Absent or not voting, 1: McCoy.

Fiscal Note: NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

SMALL BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM

Final Bill Action: HOUSE FILE 2229, bill for an act relating to use of moneys in the
strategic investment fund.

Recommendation: DO PASS.

Final Vote: Ayes, 10: Rehberg, Zieman, Shearer, Behn, Dvorsky, Flynn, Greiner,
Holveck, Lamberti, and McKinley. Nays, none. Absent or not voting, 3: Fiegen,
Gaskill, and Veenstra.

Fiscal Note: NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

STATE GOVERNMENT

Final Bill Action: HOUSE FILE 2150, a bill for an act relating to the performance of
honor guard services on public property by members of a reserve officer training corps.

Recommendation: DO PASS.

Final Vote: Ayes, 13: King, Kibbie, Bolkcom, Connolly, Dearden, Drake, Fink,
Jensen, Maddox, McKean, Rittmer, Schuerer, and Sexton. Nays, none. Absent or not
voting, 2: Lamberti and Deluhery.

Fiscal Note: NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

ALSO:

Final Bill Action: HOUSE FILE 2249, a bill for an act relating to the administration
of the Iowa lottery by providing for criminal history checks of applicants for certain
licenses and major vendors contracting with the lottery, marketing materials, and the
identification of instant lottery tickets, providing for a fee, and providing for an
effective date.

Recommendation: DO PASS.

Final Vote: Ayes, 13: King, Kibbie, Bolkcom, Connolly, Dearden, Drake, Fink,
Jensen, Maddox, McKean, Rittmer, Schuerer, and Sexton. Nays, none. Absent or not
voting, 2: Lamberti and Deluhery.

Fiscal Note: NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

GOVERNORíS APPOINTEES PLACED ON
INDIVIDUAL CONFIRMATION CALENDAR

The following appointees, assigned to standing committee for
investigation, were placed on the Individual Confirmation Calendar
with recommendations for confirmation:

COMMERCE

Thomas Gronstal - Superintendent of Banking

John R. Perkins - Consumer Advocate

Diane Munns - Chair of Utilities Board

Mark Lambert - Utilities Board
Elliott Smith - Utilities Board

STATE GOVERNMENT

Steven K. Young - Director of the Department of Inspections and Appeals

GOVERNORíS APPOINTEES PLACED ON
EN BLOC CALENDAR

The following appointees, assigned to standing committee for
investigation, were placed on the En Bloc Calendar with
recommendations for confirmation:

LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Barbara Brown - City Development Board

STATE GOVERNMENT

Beverly Allen - Commission on the Status of African-Americans

Jack Morlan - Board of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences Examiners

Deena Kuempel - Board of Dental Examiners

Julie Bell - Iowa Emergency Response Commission

Mary Wegner - Information Technology Council

Carole Frier - Board of Medical Examiners
Mary Hoppa - Board of Medical Examiners
Dana Shaffer - Board of Medical Examiners


Margaret Eicher - Board of Mortuary Science Examiners

Patrick Greenwood - Board of Nursing Examiners

Maria Hadar - Board of Optometry Examiners

Barbara O'Roake - Board of Pharmacy Examiners

Armando Rosales - Board of Physical and Occupational Therapy Examiners

Linda Ferris - Board of Psychology Examiners

Earl Goerdt - Iowa Board of Veterinary Medicine


EVENING SESSION

The Senate reconvened at 5:02 p.m., President Kramer presiding.

The Senate stood at ease at 5:03 p.m. until the fall of the gavel for
the purpose of party caucuses.

The Senate resumed session at 5:59 p.m., President Kramer
presiding.

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

Leave of absence was granted as follows:

Senator Fiegen, until he returns, on request of Senator Hansen.

CONSIDERATION OF BILL
(Regular Calendar)

Senator Iverson asked and received unanimous consent to take up
for consideration Senate File 2288.

Senate File 2288

On motion of Senator Angelo, Senate File 2288, a bill for an act
relating to the appointment of an acting or a temporary county
attorney, was taken up for consideration.

Senator Angelo offered amendment S-5096, filed by him on
March 4, 2002, to page 2 of the bill, and moved its adoption.

Amendment S-5096 was adopted by a voice vote.

Senator Angelo 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. 2288), the vote was:


Ayes, 48:
Angelo Behn Black Boettger
Bolkcom Connolly Dearden Deluhery
Drake Dvorsky Fink Flynn
Fraise Freeman Gaskill Greiner
Gronstal Hammond Hansen Harper
Holveck Horn Houser Iverson
Jensen Kibbie King Kramer
Lamberti Lord Lundby Maddox
McCoy McKean McKibben McKinley
Miller Redfern Redwine Rehberg
Rittmer Schuerer Sexton Shearer
Soukup Tinsman Veenstra Zieman

 


Nays, none.

Absent or not voting, 1:
Fiegen

 


Vacant, 1.

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

CONSIDERATION OF BILL
(Regular Calendar)

Senator Iverson asked and received unanimous consent to take up
for consideration Senate File 2230.

Senate File 2230

On motion of Senator Harper, Senate File 2230, a bill for an act
providing for a well-being visit to be conducted on an optional basis
under a family investment program limited benefit plan and
providing an effective date, was taken up for consideration.

Senator Harper asked and received unanimous consent that
House File 2340 be substituted for Senate File 2230.

House File 2340

On motion of Senator Harper, House File 2340, a bill for an act
providing for a well-being visit to be conducted on an optional basis

under a family investment program limited benefit plan and
providing an effective date, was taken up for consideration.

Senator Harper 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?" (H.F. 2340), the vote was:

Ayes, 48:
Angelo Behn Black Boettger
Bolkcom Connolly Dearden Deluhery
Drake Dvorsky Fink Flynn
Fraise Freeman Gaskill Greiner
Gronstal Hammond Hansen Harper
Holveck Horn Houser Iverson
Jensen Kibbie King Kramer
Lamberti Lord Lundby Maddox
McCoy McKean McKibben McKinley
Miller Redfern Redwine Rehberg
Rittmer Schuerer Sexton Shearer
Soukup Tinsman Veenstra Zieman

 


Nays, none.

Absent or not voting, 1:
Fiegen

 


Vacant, 1.

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

WITHDRAWN

Senator Harper asked and received unanimous consent that
Senate File 2230 be withdrawn from further consideration of the
Senate.

CONSIDERATION OF BILL
(Regular Calendar)

Senator Iverson asked and received unanimous consent to take up
for consideration Senate File 2146.

Senate File 2146

On motion of Senator Maddox, Senate File 2146, a bill for an act
establishing a criminal offense for an act of terrorism, changing
related criminal penalties, and providing a penalty, was taken up for
consideration.

Senator Maddox offered amendment S-5056, filed by him on
February 25, 2002, to page 1 and to the title page of the bill.

Senator Holveck offered amendment S-5092, filed by Senators
Holveck and Maddox on February 28, 2002, to page 1 of amendment
S-5056, and moved its adoption.

Amendment S-5092 was adopted by a voice vote.

Senator Maddox moved the adoption of amendment S-5056, as
amended.

Amendment S-5056 was adopted by a voice vote.

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. 2146), the vote was:

Ayes, 48:
Angelo Behn Black Boettger
Bolkcom Connolly Deluhery Drake
Dvorsky Fiegen Fink Flynn
Fraise Freeman Gaskill Greiner
Gronstal Hammond Hansen Harper
Holveck Horn Houser Iverson
Jensen Kibbie King Kramer
Lamberti Lord Lundby Maddox
McCoy McKean McKibben McKinley
Miller Redfern Redwine Rehberg
Rittmer Schuerer Sexton Shearer
Soukup Tinsman Veenstra Zieman

 


Nays, 1:
Dearden Absent or not voting, none.

 


Vacant, 1.

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 Angelo asked and received unanimous consent to take up
for consideration Senate File 2278.

Senate File 2278

On motion of Senator McKean, Senate File 2278, a bill for an act
relating to analyzing the confinement and detention needs of jails,
and other local or regional confinement facilities, prohibiting certain
financial interests in the construction of a jail or facility, and
providing an effective date, was taken up for consideration.

Senator McKean offered amendment S-5105, filed by him from the
floor to page 1 of the bill, and moved its adoption.

Amendment S-5105 was adopted by a voice vote.

Senator McKean 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. 2278), the vote was:

Ayes, 49:
Angelo Behn Black Boettger
Bolkcom Connolly Dearden Deluhery
Drake Dvorsky Fiegen Fink
Flynn Fraise Freeman Gaskill
Greiner Gronstal Hammond Hansen
Harper Holveck Horn Houser
Iverson Jensen Kibbie King
Kramer Lamberti Lord Lundby
Maddox McCoy McKean McKibben
McKinley Miller Redfern Redwine
Rehberg Rittmer Schuerer Sexton
Shearer Soukup Tinsman Veenstra
Zieman

 


Nays, none.

Absent or not voting, none.

Vacant, 1.

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

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

Leave of absence was granted as follows:

Senator Shearer, until he returns, on request of Senator Gronstal.

CONSIDERATION OF BILLS
(Regular Calendar)

Senator Iverson asked and received unanimous consent to take up
for consideration Senate File 2118.

Senate File 2118

On motion of Senator Redwine, Senate File 2118, a bill for an act
prohibiting certain activities related to the use or destruction of the
materials of human reproduction, and providing penalties, was taken
up for consideration.

Senator Hammond offered amendment S-5110, filed by Senator
Hammond, et al., from the floor to pages 1, 2, and to the title page of
the bill, and moved its adoption.

A record roll call was requested.

On the question "Shall amendment S-5110 be adopted?"
(S.F. 2118), the vote was:

Ayes, 16:
Bolkcom Dearden Dvorsky Fink
Gronstal Hammond Hansen Harper
Holveck Horn Kramer Maddox
McCoy Redfern Soukup Tinsman

 


Nays, 32:

Angelo Behn Black Boettger
Connolly Deluhery Drake Fiegen
Flynn Fraise Freeman Gaskill
Greiner Houser Iverson Jensen
Kibbie King Lamberti Lord
Lundby McKean McKibben McKinley
Miller Redwine Rehberg Rittmer
Schuerer Sexton Veenstra Zieman

Absent or not voting, 1:
Shearer

 


Vacant, 1.

Amendment S-5110 lost.

Senator Redwine withdrew amendment S-5088, filed by him on
February 28, 2002, to pages 1 and 2 of the bill.

Senator Redwine offered amendment S-5094, filed by him on
February 28, 2002, to pages 1 and 2 of the bill, and moved its
adoption.

Amendment S-5094 was adopted by a voice vote.

Senator Redwine offered amendment S-5109, filed by Senators
Redwine and Dvorsky from the floor to page 3 of the bill, and moved
its adoption.

Amendment S-5109 was adopted by a voice vote.

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. 2118), the vote was:


Ayes, 32:
Angelo Behn Black Boettger
Connolly Deluhery Drake Fiegen
Flynn Fraise Freeman Gaskill
Greiner Houser Iverson Jensen
Kibbie King Lamberti Lord
Lundby McKean McKibben McKinley
Miller Redwine Rehberg Rittmer
Schuerer Sexton Veenstra Zieman

 


Nays, 16:
Bolkcom Dearden Dvorsky Fink
Gronstal Hammond Hansen Harper
Holveck Horn Kramer Maddox
McCoy Redfern Soukup Tinsman

 


Absent or not voting, 1:
Shearer

 


Vacant, 1.

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 2118, 2146, 2278, and 2288 and House File 2340 be
immediately messaged to the House.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
(Deferred March 4, 2002)

Senate File 2286

The Senate resumed consideration of Senate File 2286, a bill for
an act relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators,
deferred March 4, 2002.

Senator Angelo asked and received unanimous consent that action
on Senate File 2286 be deferred.


President Pro Tempore McKean took the chair at 7:54 p.m.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS
(Deferred March 4, 2002)

Senate File 2169

The Senate resumed consideration of Senate File 2169, a bill for an
act relating to the regulation and protection of wildlife by prohibiting
the taking of mussels with a sport fishing license and including black
bears and mountain lions as fur-bearing animals, and amendment
S-5095, deferred March 4, 2002.

Senator King moved the adoption of amendment S-5095.

Amendment S-5095 lost by a voice vote.

Senator Black offered amendment S-5083, filed by him on
February 27, 2002, to page 1 and to the title page of the bill.

Senator King asked and received unanimous consent that action
on amendment S-5083 be deferred.

LEAVES OF ABSENCE

Leaves of absence were granted as follows:

Senators Redfern and Tinsman, for the remainder of the day, on request of Senator
Iverson; Senator McKibben, for the remainder of the day, on request of Senator Behn;
and Senator Rittmer, for the remainder of the day, on request of Senator Freeman.

BUSINESS PENDING

Senate File 2169

The Senate resumed consideration of Senate File 2169.

Senator Connolly called up the following motion to reconsider filed
by him from the floor and moved its adoption:

MADAM PRESIDENT: I move to reconsider the vote by which amendment S-5095
to Senate File 2169 failed to be adopted by the Senate on March 5, 2002.

The motion prevailed by a voice vote and amendment S-5095, by
Senators King and Behn to page 1 of the bill, was taken up for
reconsideration.

Senator King moved the adoption of amendment S-5095.

A record roll call was requested.

On the question "Shall amendment S-5095 be adopted?"
(S.F. 2169), the vote was:

Ayes, 17:
Angelo Behn Boettger Drake
Greiner Houser Iverson Jensen
King Lord McKinley Miller
Redwine Rehberg Schuerer Veenstra
Zieman

 


Nays, 27:
Black Bolkcom Connolly Dearden
Deluhery Dvorsky Fiegen Fink
Flynn Fraise Freeman Gaskill
Gronstal Hammond Hansen Harper
Holveck Horn Kibbie Kramer
Lamberti Lundby Maddox McCoy
McKean Sexton Soukup

 


Absent or not voting, 5:
McKibben Redfern Rittmer Shearer
Tinsman

 


Vacant, 1.

Amendment S-5095 lost.

The Senate resumed consideration of amendment S-5083,
previously deferred.

Senator Black moved the adoption of amendment S-5083, which
motion prevailed by a voice vote.


Senator Black 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. 2169), the vote was:

Ayes, 38:
Angelo Black Boettger Bolkcom
Connolly Dearden Deluhery Drake
Dvorsky Fiegen Fink Flynn
Fraise Freeman Gaskill Greiner
Gronstal Hammond Hansen Harper
Holveck Horn Iverson Jensen
Kibbie Kramer Lamberti Lord
Lundby Maddox McCoy McKean
McKinley Miller Rehberg Sexton
Soukup Zieman

 


Nays, 6:
Behn Houser King Redwine
Schuerer Veenstra

 


Absent or not voting, 5:
McKibben Redfern Rittmer Shearer
Tinsman

 


Vacant, 1.

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

IMMEDIATELY MESSAGED

Senator Iverson asked and received unanimous consent that
Senate File 2169 be immediately messaged to the House.

HOUSE MESSAGES RECEIVED AND CONSIDERED

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 5, 2002, passed the following bill in which the concurrence of the
House was asked:

Senate File 2084, a bill for an act relating to business
relationships between persons involved in the sale of certain vehicles,
including suppliers and dealers of all-terrain vehicles.

ALSO: That the House has on March 5, 2002, passed the following bills in which
the concurrence of the Senate is asked:

House File 2472, a bill for an act relating to the office of secretary
of state and the conduct of elections and of voter registration in the
state and including effective and applicability date provisions.

Read first time and referred to committee on State Government.

House File 2486, a bill for an act relating to redistricting, the
process of congressional and legislative redistricting, and review by
the ethics and campaign disclosure board of county supervisor
redistricting plans, and providing an effective date.

Read first time and referred to committee on State Government.

House File 2532, a bill for an act relating to public retirement
systems and providing effective and retroactive applicability dates.

Read first time and referred to committee on State Government.

House File 2538, a bill for an act relating to campaign finance,
including a reporting threshold for filing organizational committee
statements, providing for the filing of reports with the Iowa ethics
and campaign disclosure board, providing a document retention
period, and relating to certain signature requirements, and providing
effective dates.

Read first time and referred to committee on State Government.

House File 2554, a bill for an act relating to the use of moneys
appropriated to the department of natural resources for purposes of
tire-related initiatives, disposal fees charged by retail tire dealers,
and the registration of waste tire haulers and providing an effective
date.

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

ADJOURNMENT

On motion of Senator Iverson, the Senate adjourned at 8:58 p.m.
until 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2002.

APPENDIX

REPORT OF COMMITTEE MEETING

APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE ON JUSTICE SYSTEM

Convened: March 5, 2002, 9:35 a.m.

Members Present: Angelo, Chair; McKean, Vice Chair; Dvorsky, Ranking Member;
Fraise and Maddox.

Members Absent: None.

Committee Business: Presentation by Chief Justice Louis Lavorato.

Adjourned: 10:50 a.m.

INTRODUCTION OF RESOLUTIONS

Senate Resolution 112, by Angelo, Kramer, Iverson, Gaskill,
Jensen, Schuerer, Freeman, Greiner, Lamberti, Tinsman, Maddox,
Zieman, McKibben, Redwine, McKinley, Behn, Boettger, Veenstra,
Fink, Black, Dvorsky, Fraise, Gronstal, Flynn, Hansen, Deluhery,
Holveck, Fiegen, Kibbie, Bolkcom, Dearden, Connolly, Shearer,
Harper, Hammond, McCoy, and Soukup, a Senate resolution
honoring NASCAR racer Shawna Robinson.

Read first time under Rule 28 and referred to committee on Rules
and Administration.

Senate Resolution 113, by Gronstal and Kibbie, a Senate
resolution congratulating Ms. Jennifer Quinn and Mr. Justin Carlson
for receiving a 2002 Prudential Spirit of Community Award.

Read first time under Rule 28 and referred to committee on Rules
and Administration.


INTRODUCTION OF BILL

Senate File 2310, by committee on Ways and Means, a bill for an
act relating to the requirements for receiving a property tax
exemption for open prairies and wildlife habitats and including an
applicability date provision.

Read first time under Rule 28 and placed on Ways and Means
calendar.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

AGRICULTURE

Final Bill Action: SENATE FILE 2309, a bill for an act providing for regulation of
processors, providing for penalties, and providing an effective date and for retroactive
applicability.

Recommendation: DO PASS.

Final Vote: Ayes, 15: Behn, Houser, Fraise, Angelo, Black, Boettger, Fiegen, Gaskill,
Greiner, Kibbie, Sexton, Shearer, Soukup, Veenstra, and Zieman. Nays, none. Absent
or not voting, none.

Fiscal Note: NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

STATE GOVERNMENT

Final Bill Action: HOUSE FILE 2152, a bill for an act eliminating the prospective
repeal of the volunteer emergency services provider death benefit and providing an
effective date.

Recommendation: AMEND AND DO PASS, AS PROVIDED IN AMENDMENT S-5114.

Final Vote: Ayes, 13: King, Kibbie, Bolkcom, Connolly, Dearden, Drake, Fink,
Jensen, Maddox, McKean, Rittmer, Schuerer, and Sexton. Nays, none. Absent or not
voting, 2: Lamberti and Deluhery.

Fiscal Note: NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

WAYS AND MEANS

Final Bill Action: SENATE FILE 2310 (formerly SF 2204), a bill for an act relating
to the requirements for receiving a property tax exemption for open prairies and
wildlife habitats and including an applicability date provision.

Recommendation: APPROVED COMMITTEE BILL.


Final Vote: Ayes, 11: McKibben, McKinley, Harper, Bolkcom, Connolly, Drake,
Greiner, Holveck, Maddox, Miller, and Redwine. Nays, none. Absent or not voting, 4:
Deluhery, Flynn, Lamberti, and Rehberg.

Fiscal Note: NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

EXPLANATION OF VOTES

MADAM PRESIDENT: I was necessarily absent from the Senate chamber on
March 5, 2002, when the votes were taken on Senate File 2288 and House File 2340.
Had I been present, I would have voted "Aye" on both.

THOMAS L. FIEGEN

AMENDMENTS FILED

S-5105 S.F. 2278 Andy McKean
S-5106 S.F. 2301 Jeff Lamberti
S-5107 H.F. 2246 Local Government
S-5108 S.F. 2144 Steven D. Hansen
S-5109 S.F. 2118 John Redwine
Robert E. Dvorsky
S-5110 S.F. 2118 Johnie Hammond
Jack Holveck
Robert E. Dvorsky
Patricia Harper
Joe Bolkcom
S-5111 H.F. 2264 Dick L. Dearden
S-5112 S.F. 2265 Thomas Fiegen
Robert E. Dvorsky
Johnie Hammond
S-5113 H.F. 2139 Thomas Fiegen
S-5114 H.F. 2152 State Government


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