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Senate Journal: Wednesday, March 27, 2002

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

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SEVENTY-THIRD CALENDAR DAY
FORTY-FOURTH SESSION DAY

Senate Chamber
Des Moines, Iowa, Wednesday, March 27, 2002

The Senate met in regular session at 9:04 a.m., President Kramer
presiding.

Prayer was offered by the Reverend Rick Cox, pastor of the Berean
Assembly of God Church in Pleasant Hill, Iowa. He was the guest of
Senator Lamberti.

The Journal of Tuesday, March 26, 2002, was approved.

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 26, 2002, concurred in the Senate amendment and passed the
following bills in which the concurrence of the House was asked:

House File 2454, a bill for an act encouraging school districts to
establish character education programs, and directing the
department of education to partner with local educational institutions
and agencies and nonprofit organizations in the design and
implementation of character education programs.

House File 2539, a bill for an act relating to trusts and estates
and their relationship to medical assistance benefits, the right to
disclaim on behalf of a ward, the creation of total return unitrusts,
and providing an effective date.

ALSO: That the House has on March 26, 2002, amended and passed the
following bill in which the concurrence of the House was asked:


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. (S-5260)

ALSO: That the House has on March 26, 2002, amended the Senate amendment,
concurred in the Senate amendment as amended, and passed the following bills in
which the concurrence of the House was asked:

House File 2532, a bill for an act relating to public retirement
systems and providing effective and retroactive applicability dates.
(S-5261)

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. (S-5262)

CONSIDERATION OF RESOLUTION
(Regular Calendar)

Senator Boettger asked and received unanimous consent to take
up for consideration Senate Concurrent Resolution 110.

Senate Concurrent Resolution 110

On motion of Senator Houser, Senate Concurrent Resolution 110,
a concurrent resolution honoring Dr. William Campbell for more than
fifty years of service to the people of Iowa, with report of committee
recommending passage, was taken up for consideration.

Senator Houser moved the adoption of Senate Concurrent
Resolution 110, which motion prevailed by a voice vote.

SPECIAL GUEST

Senator Houser introduced to the Senate chamber Dr. William
Campbell. The Senate rose and expressed its appreciation.


IMMEDIATELY MESSAGED

Senator Boettger asked and received unanimous consent that
Senate Concurrent Resolution 110 be immediately messaged to
the House.

RECESS

On motion of Senator Boettger, the Senate recessed at 9:40 a.m.
until 3:00 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 27, 2002

DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RIGHTS

Iowa Commission on Community Action Agencies recommendations for legislation
to improve the status of low-income persons, pursuant to Iowa Code section 216A.92B.

PRESENTATION OF VISITORS

The Chair welcomed the following visitors who were present in the
Senate gallery:

Students from Urbandale High School, accompanied by Linda
Templeman. Senator Maddox.

REPORTS OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS

AGRICULTURE

Convened: March 25, 2002, 4:46 p.m.

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

Members Absent: None.

Committee Business: Discussed SF 2293.

Adjourned: 5:20 p.m.

APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE ON HUMAN SERVICES

Convened: March 26, 2002, 10:10 a.m.

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

Members Absent: None.

Committee Business: Passed committee appropriations bill, as amended.

Recessed: 10:16 a.m.
Reconvened: 6:10 p.m.
Adjourned: 7:08 p.m.

APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

Convened: March 27, 2002, 11:28 a.m.

Members Present: Redfern, Chair; Rehberg, Vice Chair; Horn, Ranking Member;
Boettger and Kibbie.

Members Absent: None.

Committee Business: Passed committee appropriations bill.

Adjourned: 12:25 p.m.

BUSINESS AND LABOR RELATIONS

Convened: March 27, 2002, 9:50 a.m.

Members Present: Freeman, Chair; Greiner, Vice Chair; Dearden, Ranking Member;
Behn, Fraise, Hammond, Horn, King, Lundby, and Schuerer.

Members Absent: McKibben (excused).

Committee Business: Confirmed Governor's appointees.

Adjourned: 9:58 a.m.

HUMAN RESOURCES

Convened: March 27, 2002, 10:17 a.m.

Members Present: Redwine, Chair; Tinsman, Vice Chair; Hammond, Ranking
Member; Behn, Boettger, Dvorsky, Holveck, McKibben, Miller, Ragan, Schuerer,
Shearer, and Veenstra.

Members Absent: None.

Committee Business: Confirmed Governor's appointees.

Adjourned: 10:44 a.m.

JUDICIARY

Convened: March 27, 2002, 10:40 a.m.


Members Present: Maddox, Chair; Redfern, Vice Chair; Holveck, Ranking Member;
Angelo, Boettger, Fiegen, Fraise, Hammond, Hansen, Horn, King, Lamberti, Miller,
and Tinsman.

Members Absent: McKean (excused).

Committee Business: Confirmed Governor's appointees.

Adjourned: 10:53 a.m.

LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Convened: March 27, 2002, 11:06 a.m.

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

Members Absent: McCoy, McKibben, and Zieman (all excused).

Committee Business: Confirmed Governor's appointees.

Adjourned: 11:13 a.m.

INTRODUCTION OF RESOLUTIONS

Senate Resolution 121, by Kramer, Schuerer, Drake, Zieman,
Rehberg, Gaskill, Lamberti, Houser, Sexton, Redwine, McKibben,
McKinley, Lord, Veenstra, Jensen, Boettger, Iverson, Redfern,
Rittmer, Freeman, Greiner, McKean, Lundby, Tinsman, Dvorsky,
Bolkcom, Shearer, Hammond, Hansen, Holveck, Harper, McCoy,
Fink, Deluhery, Connolly, Ragan, Flynn, and Fiegen, a Senate
resolution honoring the University of Iowa Women's Basketball Team
and Coach Lisa Bluder.

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

Senate Resolution 122, by Hammond, Fink, Bolkcom, Hansen,
Holveck, Harper, McCoy, Deluhery, Connolly, Ragan, Flynn, Shearer,
Fiegen, Jensen, Schuerer, Drake, Kramer, Zieman, Maddox, Rehberg,
Gaskill, Lamberti, Houser, Sexton, Redwine, McKibben, McKinley,
Lord, Veenstra, Boettger, Iverson, Redfern, Rittmer, Freeman,
Greiner, McKean, Lundby, and Tinsman, a Senate resolution
congratulating the Iowa State Cyclones Women's Basketball Team
and Coach Bill Fennelly.


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

SUBCOMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS

Senate Resolution 118

RULES AND ADMINISTRATION: Iverson, Chair; Fink and Kramer

Senate Resolution 119

RULES AND ADMINISTRATION: Iverson, Chair; Boettger and Fink
Senate Resolution 120

RULES AND ADMINISTRATION: Iverson, Chair; Gronstal and Kramer
Senate Resolution 121

RULES AND ADMINISTRATION: Iverson, Chair; Dvorsky and Kramer
Senate Resolution 122

RULES AND ADMINISTRATION: Iverson, Chair; Boettger and Harper


AFTERNOON SESSION

The Senate reconvened at 3:57 p.m., President Kramer presiding.

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 27, 2002, adopted the following resolution in which the
concurrence of the Senate is asked:

House Concurrent Resolution 122, a concurrent resolution
requesting the Supreme Court to implement a review and
development of options to improve performance of guardian ad litem
duties.

Read first time and referred to committee on Rules and
Administration.

ALSO: That the House has on March 27, 2002, passed the following bill in which
the concurrence of the Senate is asked:

House File 2592, a bill for an act relating to deferment of taxable
income for start-up businesses and providing an effective and
retroactive applicability date.

Read first time and referred to committee on Ways and Means.

ALSO: That the House has on March 27, 2002, concurred in the Senate
amendment and passed the following bills in which the concurrence of the House was
asked:

House File 2075, a bill for an act relating to the repayment of
moneys appropriated from the endowment for Iowa's health account
of the tobacco settlement trust fund for purposes of the student
achievement and teacher quality program.

House File 2201, a bill for an act requiring all felons to submit a
physical specimen for DNA profiling, and providing for a contingent
effective date.


ALSO: That the House has on March 27, 2002, refused to concur in the Senate
amendment to the following bills in which the concurrence of the House was asked:

House File 582, a bill for an act relating to the division and
development of land by amending provisions relating to subdivision
plats and plats of survey and relating to annexation and other
boundary adjustments, and providing for the Act's applicability.

House File 2191, a bill for an act relating to notarial acts by
judicial officers.

The Senate stood at ease at 3:59 p.m. until the fall of the gavel for
the purpose of party caucuses.

The Senate resumed session at 4:45 p.m., President Kramer
presiding.

LEAVES OF ABSENCE

Leaves of absence were granted as follows:

Senator Soukup, until she returns, on request of Senator Dvorsky; Senator Zieman,
until he returns, on request of Senator Rehberg; and Senator Redfern, until he returns,
on request of Senator Drake.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

House File 2506

On motion of Senator Maddox, House File 2506, a bill for an act
relating to the issuance of a no-contact order against a defendant
convicted of a sexual offense upon the defendant's release from jail or
prison, with report of committee recommending passage, placed on
the Unfinished Business Calendar on March 21, 2002, was taken up
for consideration.

Senator King offered amendment S-5266, filed by Senators King
and Angelo from the floor to page 2 and to the title page of the bill.

Senator Fiegen raised the point of order that amendment S-5266
was not germane to the bill.


The Chair ruled the point well-taken and amendment S-5266 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?" (H.F. 2506), the vote was:

Ayes, 47:
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 Ragan Redwine
Rehberg Rittmer Schuerer Sexton
Shearer Tinsman Veenstra

 


Nays, none.

Absent or not voting, 3:
Redfern Soukup Zieman

 


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

CONSIDERATION OF BILL
(Way and Means Calendar)

Senator Iverson asked and received unanimous consent to take up
for consideration Senate File 2318.

Senate File 2318

On motion of Senator McKibben, Senate File 2318, a bill for an
act relating to the tax on premiums and subscriber contract payments
received by insurance companies and health service corporations by
phasing in a reduction in the tax and increasing the prepayment of
the tax, was taken up for consideration.

Senator Tinsman offered amendment S-5267, filed by her from the
floor to page 5 and to the title page of the bill, and moved its adoption.

Amendment S-5267 was adopted by a voice vote.

Senator Connolly asked and received unanimous consent that
action on Senate File 2318 be deferred.

CONSIDERATION OF RESOLUTION
(Regular Calendar)

Senator Iverson asked and received unanimous consent to take up
for consideration Senate Resolution 112.

Senate Resolution 112

On motion of Senator Angelo, Senate Resolution 112, a Senate
resolution honoring NASCAR racer Shawna Robinson, with report of
committee recommending passage, was taken up for consideration.

Senator Angelo moved the adoption of Senate Resolution 112,
which motion prevailed by a voice vote.

LEAVE OF ABSENCE

Leave of absence was granted as follows:

Senator Hammond, for the remainder of the day, on request of Senator McCoy.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

House File 678

On motion of Senator Tinsman, House File 678, a bill for an act
relating to child custody and visitation including the requirement of
mediation when a custody arrangement is disputed, with report of
committee recommending amendment and passage, placed on the
Unfinished Business Calendar on March 21, 2002, was taken up for
consideration.


Senator Tinsman offered amendment S-5158, filed by the
committee on Judiciary on March 13, 2002, to page 1 of the bill, and
moved its adoption.

Amendment S-5158 was adopted by a voice vote.

Senator Tinsman offered amendment S-5246, filed by her on
March 25, 2002, to pages 1, 2, and to the title page of the bill, and
moved its adoption.

Amendment S-5246 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?" (H.F. 678), the vote was:

Ayes, 46:
Angelo Behn Black Boettger
Bolkcom Connolly Dearden Deluhery
Drake Dvorsky Fiegen Fink
Flynn Fraise Freeman Gaskill
Greiner Gronstal Hansen Harper
Holveck Horn Houser Iverson
Jensen Kibbie King Kramer
Lamberti Lord Lundby Maddox
McCoy McKean McKibben McKinley
Miller Ragan Redwine Rehberg
Rittmer Schuerer Sexton Shearer
Tinsman Veenstra

 


Nays, none.

Absent or not voting, 4:
Hammond Redfern Soukup Zieman

 


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


UNFINISHED BUSINESS

House File 2365

On motion of Senator Gaskill, House File 2365, a bill for an act
relating to certain documents indexed and recorded with the county
recorder, with report of committee recommending passage, placed on
the Unfinished Business Calendar on March 21, 2002, was taken up
for consideration.

Senator Gaskill offered amendment S-5220, filed by him on
March 19, 2002, to page 1 of the bill, and moved its adoption.

Amendment S-5220 was adopted by a voice vote.

Senator Gaskill offered amendment S-5235, filed by him on
March 20, 2002, to page 1 and to the title page of the bill, and moved
its adoption.

Amendment S-5235 was adopted by a voice vote.

Senator Gaskill 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. 2365), the vote was:

Ayes, 46:
Angelo Behn Black Boettger
Bolkcom Connolly Dearden Deluhery
Drake Dvorsky Fiegen Fink
Flynn Fraise Freeman Gaskill
Greiner Gronstal Hansen Harper
Holveck Horn Houser Iverson
Jensen Kibbie King Kramer
Lamberti Lord Lundby Maddox
McCoy McKean McKibben McKinley
Miller Ragan Redwine Rehberg
Rittmer Schuerer Sexton Shearer
Tinsman Veenstra

 


Nays, none.


Absent or not voting, 4:
Hammond Redfern Soukup Zieman

 


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

BUSINESS PENDING

Senate File 2318

The Senate resumed consideration of Senate File 2318, a bill for
an act relating to the tax on premiums and subscriber contract
payments received by insurance companies and health service
corporations by phasing in a reduction in the tax and increasing the
prepayment of the tax, previously deferred.

Senator Connolly offered amendment S-5271, filed by him from the
floor to pages 2, 3, and to the title page of the bill, and moved its
adoption.

A record roll call was requested.

On the question "Shall amendment S-5271 be adopted?"
(S.F. 2318), the vote was:

Ayes, 15:
Bolkcom Connolly Dearden Dvorsky
Flynn Freeman Greiner Horn
King Lord McCoy Miller
Redwine Schuerer Shearer

 


Nays, 31:
Angelo Behn Black Boettger
Deluhery Drake Fiegen Fink
Fraise Gaskill Gronstal Hansen
Harper Holveck Houser Iverson
Jensen Kibbie Kramer Lamberti
Lundby Maddox McKean McKibben
McKinley Ragan Rehberg Rittmer
Sexton Tinsman Veenstra

 




Absent or not voting, 4:
Hammond Redfern Soukup Zieman

 


Amendment S-5271 lost.

Senator McKibben 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. 2318), the vote was:

Ayes, 41:
Angelo Behn Black Boettger
Bolkcom Deluhery Drake Dvorsky
Fiegen Fink Flynn Freeman
Gaskill Greiner Gronstal Hansen
Harper Holveck Horn Houser
Iverson Jensen King Kramer
Lamberti Lord Lundby Maddox
McCoy McKibben McKinley Miller
Ragan Redwine Rehberg Rittmer
Schuerer Sexton Shearer Tinsman
Veenstra

 


Nays, 5:
Connolly Dearden Fraise Kibbie
McKean

 


Absent or not voting, 4:
Hammond Redfern Soukup Zieman

 


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 2318 and House Files 678, 2365, and 2506 be
immediately messaged to the House.


HOUSE MESSAGE RECEIVED AND CONSIDERED

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 27, 2002, amended and passed the following bill in which the
concurrence of the House was asked:

Senate File 2275, a bill for an act relating to statutory corrections
which may adjust language to reflect current practices, insert earlier
omissions, delete redundancies and inaccuracies, delete temporary
language, resolve inconsistencies and conflicts, update ongoing
provisions, or remove ambiguities and including effective and
retroactive applicability date provisions. (S-5270)

ADJOURNMENT

On motion of Senator Iverson, the Senate adjourned at 6:30 p.m.
until 9:00 a.m. Thursday, March 28, 2002.


APPENDIX

CERTIFICATES OF RECOGNITION

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

Lyle and Idamay Sorenson, Belmond - For celebrating your 50th wedding
anniversary on March 21, 2002. Senator Iverson (03/27/02).

Marlys Vulgamott, Webster City - For celebrating your 90th birthday on March 29,
2002. Senator Iverson (03/27/02).

REPORTS OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS

APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE ON JUSTICE SYSTEM

Convened: March 26, 2002, 9:48 a.m.

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

Members Absent: None.

Committee Business: Passed LSBs 6021ja (as amended) and 6022ja.

Recessed: 12:07 p.m.

Reconvened: 6:00 p.m.

Adjourned: 7:30 p.m.

APPROPRIATIONS SUBCOMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION,
INFRASTRUCTURE, AND CAPITALS

Convened: March 27, 2002, 8:07 a.m.

Members Present: Jensen, Chair; Lamberti, Vice Chair; Connolly and McKibben.

Members Absent: Soukup, Ranking Member (excused).

Committee Business: Passed LSB 6024ja.

Adjourned: 9:05 a.m.

APPROPRIATIONS

Convened: March 27, 2002, 2:34 p.m.


Members Present: Lamberti, Chair; Kramer, Vice Chair; Flynn, Ranking Member;
Angelo, Bolkcom, Connolly, Deluhery, Dvorsky, Fiegen, Gaskill, Hammond, Horn,
Jensen, King, Lundby, McKibben, McKinley, Redfern, Rehberg, Schuerer, Soukup,
Tinsman, and Veenstra.

Members Absent: Black and Zieman (both excused).

Committee Business: Passed HFs 2582 and 2587. Approved SSBs 3187 and 3193
(as amended).

Adjourned: 3:50 p.m.

STATE GOVERNMENT

Convened: March 27, 2002, 11:05 a.m.

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

Members Absent: Fink (excused).

Committee Business: Confirmed Governor's appointees.

Adjourned: 11:35 a.m.

TRANSPORTATION

Convened: March 27, 2002, 10:05 a.m.

Members Present: Rittmer, Chair; Drake, Vice Chair; Dearden, Fraise, Freeman,
Houser, Jensen, McKinley, and Sexton.

Members Absent: McCoy, Ranking Member; Fink, Kibbie, and Zieman (all excused).

Committee Business: Confirmed Governor's appointees.

Adjourned: 10:18 a.m.

WAYS AND MEANS

Convened: March 27, 2002, 1:07 p.m.

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

Members Absent: Holveck (excused).

Committee Business: Passed HFs 2584, 2585 (as amended), and 2586. Approved
SSBs 3192, 3194, and 3195 (as amended).


Recessed: 1:08 p.m.

Reconvened: 1:20 p.m.

Adjourned: 2:25 p.m.

INTRODUCTION OF BILLS

Senate File 2320, by committee on Ways and Means, a bill for an
act relating to the assessment of court fees by the clerk of district
court.

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

Senate File 2321, by committee on Ways and Means, a bill for an
act relating to sales and use taxes by requiring the department of
revenue and finance to collect data on the extent and the effect on
taxes of electronic commerce in the state, striking the repeal of the
tax treatment of sales where the substance of the transaction is
delivered by electronic waves, digitally, or by way of cable or fiber
optics, and establishing a committee to enter into multistate
discussions on the simplification of the sales and use taxes and
including an effective date.

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

Senate File 2322, by committee on Ways and Means, a bill for an
act providing tax credits and related standards for health care
coverage for neurobiological disorders, providing for insurance and
mental health studies, and providing applicability and effective dates.

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

Senate File 2323, by committee on Appropriations, a bill for an
act relating to the creation of a registered nurse recruitment program
and fund to be administered by the college student aid commission.

Read first time under Rule 28 and placed on Appropriations
calendar.

Senate File 2324, by Iverson and Gronstal, a bill for an act
relating to the use of construction management services on public
works projects.

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

COMMITTEE REPORTS

APPROPRIATIONS

Final Bill Action: SENATE FILE 2323 (SSB 3187), a bill for an act relating to the
creation of a registered nurse recruitment program and fund to be administered by the
college student aid commission.

Recommendation: APPROVED COMMITTEE BILL.

Final Vote: Ayes, 23: Lamberti, Kramer, Flynn, Angelo, Bolkcom, Connolly,
Deluhery, Dvorsky, Fiegen, Gaskill, Hammond, Horn, Jensen, King, Lundby,
McKibben, McKinley, Redfern, Rehberg, Schuerer, Soukup, Tinsman, and Veenstra.
Nays, none. Absent or not voting, 2: Black and Zieman.

Fiscal Note: NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

ALSO:

Final Bill Action: HOUSE FILE 2582, a bill for an act appropriating federal funds
made available from federal block grants and other federal grants, allocating portions
of federal block grants, and providing procedures if federal funds are more or less than
anticipated or if federal block grants are more or less than anticipated.

Recommendation: DO PASS.

Final Vote: Ayes, 23: Lamberti, Kramer, Flynn, Angelo, Bolkcom, Connolly,
Deluhery, Dvorsky, Fiegen, Gaskill, Hammond, Horn, Jensen, King, Lundby,
McKibben, McKinley, Redfern, Rehberg, Schuerer, Soukup, Tinsman, and Veenstra.
Nays, none. Absent or not voting, 2: Black and Zieman.

Fiscal Note: NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

ALSO:

Final Bill Action: HOUSE FILE 2587, a bill for an act relating to the Iowa energy
center, including changes relating to salary adjustments, and promotion and
administration of the alternative energy revolving loan program.

Recommendation: DO PASS.

Final Vote: Ayes, 23: Lamberti, Kramer, Flynn, Angelo, Bolkcom, Connolly,
Deluhery, Dvorsky, Fiegen, Gaskill, Hammond, Horn, Jensen, King, Lundby,

McKibben, McKinley, Redfern, Rehberg, Schuerer, Soukup, Tinsman, and Veenstra.
Nays, none. Absent or not voting, 2: Black and Zieman.

Fiscal Note: NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

WAYS AND MEANS

Final Bill Action: SENATE FILE 2320 (SSB 3192), a bill for an act relating to the
assessment of court fees by the clerk of district court.

Recommendation: APPROVED COMMITTEE BILL.

Final Vote: Ayes, 13: McKibben, McKinley, Harper, Bolkcom, Deluhery, Drake,
Flynn, Greiner, Lamberti, Maddox, Miller, Redwine, and Rehberg. Nays, 1: Connolly.
Absent or not voting, 1: Holveck.
Fiscal Note: NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

 


ALSO:

Final Bill Action: SENATE FILE 2321 (SSB 3194), a bill for an act relating to sales
and use taxes by requiring the department of revenue and finance to collect data on the
extent and the effect on taxes of electronic commerce in the state, striking the repeal of
the tax treatment of sales where the substance of the transaction is delivered by
electronic waves, digitally, or by way of cable or fiber optics, and establishing a
committee to enter into multistate discussions on the simplification of the sales and
use taxes and including an effective date.

Recommendation: APPROVED COMMITTEE BILL.

Final Vote: Ayes, 12: McKibben, McKinley, Harper, Bolkcom, Connolly, Deluhery,
Drake, Greiner, Maddox, Miller, Redwine, and Rehberg. Nays, none. Absent or not
voting, 3: Flynn, Holveck, and Lamberti.

Fiscal Note: NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

ALSO:

Final Bill Action: SENATE FILE 2322 (SSB 3195), a bill for an act providing tax
credits and related standards for health care coverage for neurobiological disorders,
providing for insurance and mental health studies, and providing applicability and
effective dates.

Recommendation: APPROVED COMMITTEE BILL.

Final Vote: Ayes, 8: McKibben, McKinley, Drake, Greiner, Lamberti, Miller,
Redwine, and Rehberg. Nays, 6: Harper, Bolkcom, Connolly, Deluhery, Flynn, and
Maddox. Absent or not voting, 1: Holveck.

Fiscal Note: NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.


ALSO:

Final Bill Action: HOUSE FILE 2584, a bill for an act relating to assessment of
certain vineyards for purposes of property taxation and providing a retroactive
applicability date.

Recommendation: DO PASS.

Final Vote: Ayes, 13: McKibben, McKinley, Harper, Bolkcom, Connolly, Deluhery,
Drake, Flynn, Greiner, Maddox, Miller, Redwine, and Rehberg. Nays, none. Absent or
not voting, 2: Holveck and Lamberti.

Fiscal Note: NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

ALSO:

Final Bill Action: HOUSE FILE 2585, a bill for an act relating to the abatement of
state sales and use taxes and local sales and service taxes of purchasers of certain
access to on-line computer services and providing refunds, and including effective and
applicability date provisions.

Recommendation: AMEND AND DO PASS, AS PROVIDED IN AMENDMENT S-5269.

Final Vote: Ayes, 12: McKibben, McKinley, Harper, Bolkcom, Connolly, Deluhery,
Drake, Greiner, Maddox, Miller, Redwine, and Rehberg. Nays, none. Absent or not
voting, 3: Flynn, Holveck, and Lamberti.

Fiscal Note: NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

ALSO:

Final Bill Action: HOUSE FILE 2586, a bill for an act allowing a tax credit for equity
investments in venture capital funds and including an effective and retroactive
applicability date provision.

Recommendation: DO PASS.

Final Vote: Ayes, 14: McKibben, McKinley, Harper, Bolkcom, Connolly, Deluhery,
Drake, Flynn, Greiner, Lamberti, Maddox, Miller, Redwine, and Rehberg. Nays, none.
Absent or not voting, 1: Holveck.
Fiscal Note: NOT REQUIRED UNDER JOINT RULE 17.

 


GOVERNORíS APPOINTEES PLACED ON
EN BLOC CALENDAR

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


BUSINESS AND LABOR RELATIONS

Mary Ann Spicer - Employment Appeal Board

James Riordan - Public Employment Relations Board

Benjamin Duehr - Iowa Workforce Development Board
Dean Hicks - Iowa Workforce Development Board
Patricia Marshall - Iowa Workforce Development Board
Earnest Nelson - Iowa Workforce Development Board
Norma Schmoker - Iowa Workforce Development Board

EDUCATION

James Billings - State Board of Education
Jude Fitzpatrick - State Board of Education
Mary Montgomery - State Board of Education
Gene Vincent - State Board of Education

Brian Carter - Board of Educational Examiners

Carol Burns - Iowa Higher Education Loan Authority

Connie Cook - School Budget Review Committee

HUMAN RESOURCES

Mark Coberley - Board of Athletic Training Examiners
Holly Healey - Board of Athletic Training Examiners
Lynn Lindaman - Board of Athletic Training Examiners

David Brown - Board of Behavioral Science Examiners
Elizabeth Shannahan - Board of Behavioral Science Examiners

Julia Scurr - Commission for the Blind

Kathy Beauchamp - Commission on Community Action Agencies
Ethel Campbell - Commission on Community Action Agencies
Michael Coverdale - Commission on Community Action Agencies
Bob Knowler - Commission on Community Action Agencies
Merl McFarlane - Commission on Community Action Agencies

Jacquelyn Fletcher - Commission on the Deaf
James Grover - Commission on the Deaf
Loren Woods - Commission on the Deaf

Kathryn L. Baumann-Reese - Administrator of the Division of Deaf Services

Jill Avery - Administrator of the Division of Persons with Disabilities

Theresa Christoffersen - Iowa Empowerment Board
Mary Odell - Iowa Empowerment Board
Nancy Van Milligen - Iowa Empowerment Board

Don Ross - State Citizen Foster Care Review Board
Nancylee Ziese - State Citizen Foster Care Review Board

Eldon Huston - Healthy and Well Kids in Iowa (hawk-i) Board
Susan Salter - Healthy and Well Kids in Iowa (hawk-i) Board
Wanda Wyatt-Hardwick - Healthy and Well Kids in Iowa (hawk-i) Board

Michael Flaum - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Commission
Jackie Kibbie-Williams - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Commission
Nancy McKlveen - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Commission

Kenneth Talcott - Board of Physician Assistant Examiners
Gloria Welte - Board of Physician Assistant Examiners

Patricia Crosley - Prevention of Disabilities Policy Council
Kurt Hoppe - Prevention of Disabilities Policy Council
Mickey McDaniel - Prevention of Disabilities Policy Council
Patricia Moreland - Prevention of Disabilities Policy Council
Thomas Slater - Prevention of Disabilities Policy Council
Frank Strong - Prevention of Disabilities Policy Council
Melva Urban - Prevention of Disabilities Policy Council
Don Van Dyke - Prevention of Disabilities Policy Council
Verna Welte - Prevention of Disabilities Policy Council

Noreen Humphrey - Commission on Tobacco Use Prevention and Control
Christopher Squier - Commission on Tobacco Use Prevention and Control

Victoria Brown - Commission on the Status of Women
Sue Mullins - Commission on the Status of Women
Susan Unger - Commission on the Status of Women
Matthew Wissing - Commission on the Status of Women

JUDICIARY

Dinh VanLo - Iowa State Civil Rights Commission

Haywood Belle - Board of Corrections

Elaine Armstrong - Criminal and Juvenile Justice Planning Advisory Council
Mary Barakat - Criminal and Juvenile Justice Planning Advisory Council
Thomas Ferguson - Criminal and Juvenile Justice Planning Advisory Council
Monica Murray - Criminal and Juvenile Justice Planning Advisory Council
Ronald Stehl - Criminal and Juvenile Justice Planning Advisory Council
Marvin Van Haaften - Criminal and Juvenile Justice Planning Advisory Council
Carol Wood - Criminal and Juvenile Justice Planning Advisory Council

Robert Torgerson - Iowa Drug Policy Advisory Council

Elizabeth Robinson-Ford - Chairperson of the Board of Parole

Karen Muelhaupt - Board of Parole


LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Susan Cosner - City Development Board

Lynn Ferrell - Mental Health Risk Pool
Julie Jetter - Mental Health Risk Pool
Karen Strawn - Mental Health Risk Pool

STATE GOVERNMENT

Thomas Engelmann - Accountancy Examining Board
Marianne Mickelson - Accountancy Examining Board

George Baugh - Commission on the Status of African-Americans
Isaiah Johnson - Commission on the Status of African-Americans

Mary Hunter - Alcoholic Beverages Commission

Annabelle Diehl - Architectural Examining Board
Gordon Mills - Architectural Examining Board
Teresa Petrzalek - Architectural Examining Board

G. L. Rushenberg - Board of Barber Examiners
Robert Van Vooren - Board of Barber Examiners

Pamela Bair - Board of Chiropractic Examiners
Steven Kraus - Board of Chiropractic Examiners
Thomas Stanzel - Board of Chiropractic Examiners

Lois Leytem - Board of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences Examiners
Teresa Mertens - Board of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences Examiners
Mary Myers - Board of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences Examiners
Sheila O'Hern - Board of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences Examiners
Michael Salvner - Board of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences Examiners

Alan Hathaway - Board of Dental Examiners
Suzan Stewart - Board of Dental Examiners
Debra Yossi - Board of Dental Examiners

Marcy Rolenc - Board of Dietetic Examiners
Robert Schweers - Board of Dietetic Examiners

Susan Albright - Engineering and Land Surveying Examining Board
Randall Beavers - Engineering and Land Surveying Examining Board
Nicholas Konrady - Engineering and Land Surveying Examining Board

Corinna Huntrods - Board for the Licensing and Regulation of Hearing Aid Dealers
Patricia Stark - Board for the Licensing and Regulation of Hearing Aid Dealers
Leslie Whippen - Board for the Licensing and Regulation of Hearing Aid Dealers

Ron Dardis - Information Technology Council
Frederick Stilwill - Information Technology Council

Lorrie L. Tritch - Administrator of the Operations Division of the Department of
Information Technology

Jane Ginapp - IowAccess Advisory Council
Miriam Ubben - IowAccess Advisory Council

Mary Williams - Investment Board of the IPERS

Carolyn Magnani - Landscape Architectural Examining Board
Ann Reinhart - Landscape Architectural Examining Board

William Brosnahan - Lottery Board
Mary Junge - Lottery Board

Kenneth Lang - Board of Massage Therapy Examiners
Mary McGuire - Board of Massage Therapy Examiners
E. Howard Sonksen - Board of Massage Therapy Examiners
Jane Sward - Board of Massage Therapy Examiners

Susan Johnson - Board of Medical Examiners
Diane Nagle - Board of Medical Examiners
Dana Shaffer - Board of Medical Examiners

J. Craig Fratzke - Board of Mortuary Science Examiners
Karen Thomsen - Board of Mortuary Science Examiners
Marcus Vigen - Board of Mortuary Science Examiners

Anna Fallon - Board of Nursing Examiners
Patrick Greenwood - Board of Nursing Examiners
Pauline Taylor - Board of Nursing Examiners

Larry Hertel - State Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators
Timothy Moe - State Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators

Terry Brown - Board of Optometry Examiners
Connie Connolly - Board of Optometry Examiners
Michael Ohlson - Board of Optometry Examiners
Marilyn Spina - Board of Optometry Examiners

Terrance Lillis - Peace Officers' Retirement, Accident, and Disability System
Trustee

Paul Abramowitz - Board of Pharmacy Examiners
Vernon Benjamin - Board of Pharmacy Examiners
Barbara O'Roake - Board of Pharmacy Examiners

Theodore Peterson - Board of Physical and Occupational Therapy Examiners
Armando Rosales - Board of Physical and Occupational Therapy Examiners
Henrietta Scholten - Board of Physical and Occupational Therapy Examiners

Angela Langrehr - Board of Podiatry Examiners
Robert Yoho - Board of Podiatry Examiners

Kathleen Halloran - Administrator of Professional Licensing and Regulation

Ruth Daggett - Board of Psychology Examiners
Susan Enzle - Board of Psychology Examiners
Jacob Sines - Board of Psychology Examiners

Sharon Chism - Real Estate Appraiser Examining Board
Luther Gammon - Real Estate Appraiser Examining Board

Patricia Daniels - Real Estate Commission
Barbara Leestamper - Real Estate Commission

Gregory Hicklin - State Board for Respiratory Care
Amy Love - State Board for Respiratory Care

Thomas Capshew - Board of Social Work Examiners
W. Robert Schmidt - Board of Social Work Examiners
Joyce Westphal - Board of Social Work Examiners

Connie Honken - Board of Speech Pathology and Audiology Examiners
Robert MacDougall - Board of Speech Pathology and Audiology Examiners

Robert Leeman - Commission of Veterans Affairs

Sarah Garst - Iowa Board of Veterinary Medicine
Paul Willis - Iowa Board of Veterinary Medicine

Mary Ellen Chamberlin - Vision Iowa Board
Sharon Juon - Vision Iowa Board
Bradford Parks - Vision Iowa Board

TRANSPORTATION

Thomas Gustafson - Iowa Law Enforcement Academy Council
Brian Guy - Iowa Law Enforcement Academy Council

Donald Carmody - State Transportation Commission
Barry Cleaveland - State Transportation Commission

GOVERNORíS APPOINTEES PLACED ON
INDIVIDUAL CONFIRMATION CALENDAR

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

STATE GOVERNMENT

Lynn M. Walding - Administrator of the Alcoholic Beverages Division


Richard J. Haines - Director of the Department of General Services

Jack P. Ketterer - Administrator of the State Racing and Gaming Commission

Steven Chapman - State Racing and Gaming Commission

The following appointee, assigned to standing committee for
investigation, was placed on the Individual Confirmation Calendar
without recommendation for confirmation:

STATE GOVERNMENT

Lee Clancey - State Racing and Gaming Commission

AMENDMENTS FILED

S-5260 S.F. 2309 House
S-5261 H.F. 2532 House
S-5262 H.F. 2554 House
S-5263 H.F. 2472 Patricia Harper
S-5264 H.F. 2339 Donald B. Redfern
S-5265 H.F. 2339 Jack Holveck
S-5266 H.F. 2506 Steve King
Jeff Angelo
S-5267 S.F. 2318 Maggie Tinsman
S-5268 H.F. 2404 Kitty Rehberg
S-5269 H.F. 2585 Ways and Means
S-5270 S.F. 2275 House
S-5271 S.F. 2318 Mike Connolly

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