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Archives

This is a collection of historical legislative documents. There are some missing documents in each of the collections. Those missing documents will be added as they become available. The collection has been a joint effort. Some key contributors are the State of Iowa Library, the Legislative Law Library Microform Consortium (LLMC), and Google Books
Disclaimer: Many of these documents are very large and may take a long time to open depending on the Internet connection speed.

Session Calendars

Session Timetable - Major milestones for the legislative session.

Legislators

Senate Members
House Members
Pioneer Lawmakers Archive - In 1886 early lawmakers organized a permanent society known as "The pioneer Lawmakers' Association of Iowa." The purpose of the organization is to preserve the history of Iowa and biography of its public men and women.

Legislation

Bills and Amendments
Bill History
Subject Index of Legislation
Enrolled Bills
Senate Similars & Companions
House Similars & Companions
Billbooks - Archived bills of the 12th through 81st Iowa General Assemblies with accompanying amendments and fiscal notes, if available.
Senate Journals - The published daily journals of the transactions of the Senate for the current legislative session and the official bound journals printed after adjournment for previous legislative sessions.
House Journals - The published daily journals of the transactions of the House of Representatives for the current legislative session and the official bound journals printed after adjournment for previous legislative sessions.
Senate Regular Calendar
House Regular Calendar
Senate Debate Calendar
House Debate Calendar
Session Daily

Schedules, Committees, and Meetings

Senate and House Standing Committees
Legislative Council and Subcommittees
Permanent Statutory Committees
Interim Study Committees
Interim Study Committee Final Reports Archive - The final reports (if issued) of Interim Study Committees since 1956.
Senate Action - The Senate publishes daily floor action of the transactions of its body online. This is the historical collection of all published actions.
House Action - The House of Representatives publishes daily floor action of the transactions of its body online. This is the historical collection of all published actions.
Videos - Streaming video of the Senate or House proceedings is available whenever the chamber is in session.

Iowa Law and Rules

Iowa Code - Composite of all permanent laws enacted by the Iowa General Assembly, viewable by chapter or section (1995 to Current).
Iowa Code Archive - Composite of all permanent laws enacted by the Iowa General Assembly, in PDF format (1839 to Current).
Code & Acts Amended (2011-Current)
Code Amended (1996-2010)
Acts Amended (1996-2010)
Iowa Acts (1838-Current) - Acts and Resolutions passed by the Legislature and on file in the office of the Secretary of State are published for each legislative session.
Election Laws (1989-Current)
Iowa Administrative Code (IAC) - Composite of all adopted administrative rules (1998-Current).
Iowa Departmental Rules (IDR) - Rules that preceded the Iowa Administrative Code (1952-1975).

Publications

Legal Topic Publications
Immediate Effective Date List (disc. in 2007)
Interim Briefings on Meetings
Interim Calendar and Briefing
LIO Summary in Brief (disc. in 2010)
LSA Summary of Legislation - Detailed subject matter descriptions of the legislation passed by the General Assembly that was approved or vetoed by the Governor.
Fiscal Analysis
American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA) - State funding information pertaining to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
Fiscal Facts - Fiscal statistics for the State of Iowa, including revenues and expenditures from the General Assembly's most recent session.
Fiscal Report Archive - (Graybook) Summary of fiscal information and analysis of enacted legislation, published annually in August.
Fiscal Services - End of Session Information
2008 Iowa Disaster Recovery Efforts - Estimated funding from multiple sources provided by the Rebuild Iowa Office via multiple government and other entities.
Other Pay Report FY 2011 and FY 2012 - This document is a listing of payments on the Department of Administrative Services central payroll system for Other Pay Adjustments and Extraordinary Pay, and the explanation provided by agencies for the payments. The Iowa Board of Regents provided their own list and explanations. The Legislative Branch is not included in all reports.
Summary of Iowa's General Fund Budget
Other Resources
BlueBook - Details the composition of the Iowa General Assembly.
Iowa Official Register - Contains nonpartisan historical, political, and other information and statistics of general value.
Official State Roster
Session Brief (disc. in 2003 see Session Daily)

Miscellaneous

Attorney General's Published Opinions
Attorney General's Unpublished Opinions
Website Announcements