Judiciary (S)

Date Location Agenda Minutes
03/29/2016 1:30 PM Adjourned RM 22
  1. Call meeting to order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of Minutes
  4. Governor Appointees
  5. Adjourn
03/10/2016 11:30 AM Adjourned RM 22

NOTE: Meeting rescheduled from 2:00 pm to 11:30 am or at the conclusion of the Education Committee meeting which ever comes first.

  1. Call meeting to order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of Minutes
  4. Discuss Bills
    1. HF 2386 with Senator Sodders (Committee of the whole)
      • A bill for an act relating to grounds for termination of parental rights of an individual relative to sexual abuse.
    2. HF 2420 with Senator Sodders
      • A bill for an act relating to untested sexual abuse evidence collection kits stored at law enforcement agencies.
    3. HF 2314 w/amendment with Senator Sodders
      • A bill for an act relating to the issuance and verification of, and the transfer of records concerning permits to carry weapons and the confidentiality of such records including the confidentiality of records for such permits and for permits to acquire pistols or revolvers, prohibiting fraudulent transfers of firearms and ammunition, providing for a fee and a penalty, and including effective date and applicability provisions.
    4. HF 2064 w/amendment with Senator Sodders
      • A bill for an act relating to the criminal offense of child endangerment resulting in the death of a child or minor, and providing penalties.
    5. HF 493 w/amendment with Senator Hogg
      • A bill for an act relating to the right of residents, owners, tenants, and landlords to summon emergency assistance and preempting related local ordinances, rules, and regulations.
    6. HF 2265 with Senator Hogg
      • A bill for an act relating to the disclosure of an address confidentiality program participant's address in certain legal proceedings.
    7. HF 2400 with Senator Hogg
      • A bill for an act providing for voidable commercial transactions and including applicability provisions.
    8. HF 2373 with Senator Hogg
      • A bill for an act relating to the organization and administration of limited partnerships and limited liability companies doing business in Iowa.
    9. HF 2354 with Senator Bisignano
      • A bill for an act relating to electronic recordings of court proceedings within a magistrate's jurisdiction
    10. HF 2333 with Senator Petersen
      • A bill for an act relating to consent decrees in juvenile delinquency proceedings.
    11. HF 2278 with Senator Kinney
      • A bill for an act relating to the limitations of criminal actions in kidnapping or human trafficking offenses, and providing penalties
    12. Any other bills that are ready.
  5. Adjourn
03/08/2016 3:30 PM Cancelled RM 22

This meeting has been cancelled.

03/02/2016 1:00 PM Adjourned RM 22
  1. Call meeting to order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of Minutes
  4. Discuss Bills
    1. HF 2279 with Senator Sodders
      • A bill for an act relating to possessing and transferring firearm suppressors, providing penalties, and including effective date provisions.
    2. Any other bills that are ready.
  5. Adjourn
02/23/2016 1:00 PM Adjourned RM 22
  1. Call meeting to order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of Minutes
  4. Judy Bradshaw, Director Iowa Law Enforcement Academy
  5. Adjourn
02/18/2016 9:30 AM Adjourned RM 22
NOTE: Agenda subject to revision
  1. Call meeting to order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of Minutes
  4. Governor Appointee
    1. Kristen Johnson, Civil Rights Commission with Senator Quirmbach
  5. Discuss Bills
    1. SSB 3166 with Senator Sodders (Waive Rule 39)
      • A study bill for an act requiring the master list for juror service to be updated using an electronic data processing system annually and eliminating jury commissions.
    2. SSB 3100 with Senator Sodders
      • A study bill for an act relating to clerks of court, including the collection of court debt, the filing of medical reports, and the indexing of notices of lis pendens by county recorders, out-of-state witness mileage expenses, and including effective date and applicability provisions.
    3. SSB 3155 with Senator Sodders
      • A study bill for an act relating to charges and expenses incurred by a county on behalf of prisoners.
    4. SF 2120 with amendment with Senator Petersen
      • A bill for an act modifying the elements defining hate crimes, and providing penalties.
    5. SF 2070 with amendment with Senator Petersen
      • A bill for an act relating to the confidentiality of juvenile court records in delinquency proceedings.
    6. SSB 3103 with Senator Petersen
      • A study bill for an act relating to guardians ad litem, attorneys for minor children, child custody investigators, and child and family reporters involved in child custody and visitation proceedings.
    7. SF 2173 with Senator Petersen
      • A bill for an act relating to law enforcement profiling by standardizing the collection and centralizing the compilation and reporting of officer stop and complaint data, providing for officer training, creating a community policing advisory board, providing for penalties and remedies, and including effective date provisions.
    8. SF 2172 with amendment
      • A bill for an act establishing a task force related to extending juvenile court jurisdiction in delinquency matters and proceedings to include persons under the age of twenty-one years.
    9. SF 2138 with amendment with Senator Bisignano
      • A bill for an act prohibiting the mistreatment of animals other than livestock and wild animals, providing reporting requirements, providing for criminal offenses, and including penalties.
    10. SF 2175 with Senator Bisignano
      • A bill for an act concerning employment prohibitions relating to receiving an annuity under the judicial retirement system.
    11. SSB 3141 with Senator Shipley
      • Substantive Code Editor’s bill
    12. SF 2012 with amendment with Senator Hogg
      • A bill for an act relating to the revival of lapsed use restrictions by a common interest community.
    13. SSB 3123 with amendment with Senator Quirmbach
      • A study bill for an act relating to the modification of the sex offender registry requirements for certain offenders.
    14. SSB 3122 with Senator Kinney
      • A study bill for an act relating to a criminal trespass that results in a violation of a person's expectation of privacy, and providing penalties.
    15. Any other bills that are ready.
  6. Adjourn

02/17/2016 1:30 PM Cancelled RM 22

This meeting has been cancelled.

02/16/2016 3:30 PM Adjourned RM 22

REVISED: Added Governor appointees to agenda

  1. Roll Call
  2. Approval of Minutes
  3. Governor appointees that are ready.
  4. Discuss Bills
    1. SF 3104 with amendment with Senator Sodders
      • A study bill for an act establishing a criminal penalty for violent repeat offenders and reducing earned time for offenders required to participate in batterers' education under certain circumstances.
    2. SF 84 with amendment with Senator Quirmbach
      • A bill for an act prohibiting employers and employment agencies from seeking the criminal record or criminal history from applicants for employment under certain circumstances, providing penalties, and including effective date provisions.
    3. SSB 1249 with Senator Quirmbach
      • A study bill for an act relating to redemption by certain persons of parcels sold at tax sale.
    4. SF 2070 with amendment with Senator Petersen
      • A bill for an act relating to the confidentiality of juvenile court records in delinquency proceedings.
    5. SF 2012 with amendment with Senator Hogg
      • A bill for an act relating to the revival of lapsed use restrictions by a common interest community.
    6. SSB 3122 with Senator Kinney
      • A study bill for an act relating to the criminal offense of identity theft, and providing penalties.
    7. SF 2039 with amendment with Senator Petersen
      • A bill for an act relating to the limitations of criminal actions in sexually motivated or exploitation offenses that involve a minor, modifying the criminal offense for disseminating obscene materials to minors, and providing penalties.
    8. Any other bills that are ready.
  5. Announcement
    • Tomorrow evening, February 16, the Iowa Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case of The Estate of Paul Dedrick Gray, et al. v. Daniel J. Baldi, et al. beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the Supreme Court Courtroom on the fourth floor of the Judicial Branch Building, 1111 East Court Avenue, Des Moines. The special evening session is an annual opportunity for central Iowa residents and legislators, who may not be able to attend the court's regular morning and afternoon sessions, to watch the court conduct oral arguments. A public reception with the supreme court justices will follow the oral arguments on the second floor of the Judicial Branch Building.
  6. Adjourn

02/11/2016 2:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

REVISED - Removd SF 2070, Added SF 2082

  1. Call meeting to order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of Minutes
  4. Discuss Bills
    1. SSB 3008 with Senator Sodders
      • A study bill for an act establishing a statewide chemical substance abuse monitoring pilot program.
    2. SSB 3127 with Senator Sodders
      • A study bill for an act modifying the criminal penalties for a controlled substance that contains cocaine base, and providing penalties.
    3. SSB 3111 with Senator Shipley
      • A study bill for an act relating to nonsubstantive Code corrections.
    4. SSB 3077 with Senator Hogg
      • A study bill for an act relating to civil law provisions, including notice requirements for the disposition of the real property of an estate, notice and document delivery under the trust code, the powers of an agent under a power of attorney, and liability for refusing to accept an acknowledged power of attorney, and including effective date and retroactive and other applicability provisions.
    5. SF 2083 with Senator Kinney
      • A bill for an act relating to the limitations on criminal actions for the criminal offense of child endangerment.
    6. SF 2082 w/amendment with Senator Kinney
      • A bill for an act establishing an office within the department of public safety to oversee efforts to combat human trafficking.
    7. SSB 3121 with Senator Kinney
      • A study bill for an act relating to a criminal trespass that results in a violation of a person's expectation of privacy, and providing penalties.
    8. Any other bills that are ready.
  5. Adjourn
02/09/2016 4:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

REVISED: Corrected SSB 3030 and SSB 3028 from listing as SFs

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  1. Call meeting to order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of Minutes
  4. Discuss Bills
    • SF 2023 w/amendment with Senator Taylor
      • An Act relating to the expungement of criminal offenses for alcohol consumption in public, public intoxication, simulated public intoxication, or similar local ordinances, or when a finding of contempt has been entered.
    • SSB 3030 with Senator Hogg
      • An Act relating to forcible entry and detainer actions, including granting concurrent jurisdiction to small claims courts over preliminary hearings for certain forcible entry and detainer actions.
    • SSB 3028 w/amendment with Senator Quirmbach
      • An Act relating to the placement of shorthand reporters in exempt status and to the supervision of the board of examiners of shorthand reporters.
    • Any other bills that are ready.
  5. Adjourn
02/04/2016 11:30 AM Adjourned RM 22

REVISED - See bottom of page.

NOTE CHANGE OF ROOM - Now Room 22

  1. Call meeting to order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of Minutes
  4. Discuss Bills
    1. SSB 3009 with Senator Sodders
      • An Act relating to providing that certain peace officers and law enforcement officials are not required to use a notarial stamp when administering oaths or acknowledging signatures.
    2. SSB 3007 w/amendment with Senator Sodders
      • An Act relating to the criminal offense of interference with official acts at county jails, municipal holding facilities, and judicial district departments of correctional services, and providing penalties.
    3. SSB 3033 with Senator Sodders
      • An Act relating to relating to exceptions to the meeting of a required ninety-day waiting period prior to the granting of a decree for dissolution of marriage.
    4. SSB 1249 w/amendment with Senator Quirmbach
      • An Act relating to redemption by certain persons of parcels sold at tax sale.
    5. SSB 3025 with Senator Kinney
      • An Act relating to persons examining and obtaining their own criminal history data.
    6. SSB 3035 w/amendment with Senator Hogg
      • An Act relating to a fiduciary’s access to digital assets and including applicability provisions.
    7. Any other bills that are ready.
  5. Adjourn

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REVISED: Removed SSB 3057 from agenda

02/02/2016 3:30 PM Cancelled RM 22
  1. Call meeting to order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of Minutes
  4. Discuss Bills
    1. SSB 3009 with Senator Sodders
      • An Act relating to providing that certain peace officers and law enforcement officials are not required to use a notarial stamp when administering oaths or acknowledging signatures.
    2. SSB 3007 w/amendment with Senator Sodders
      • An Act relating to the criminal offense of interference with official acts at county jails, municipal holding facilities, and judicial district departments of correctional services, and providing penalties.
    3. SSB 3033 with Senator Sodders
      • An Act relating to relating to exceptions to the meeting of a required ninety-day waiting period prior to the granting of a decree for dissolution of marriage.
    4. SSB 1249 w/amendment with Senator Quirmbach
      • An Act relating to redemption by certain persons of parcels sold at tax sale.
    5. SSB 3025 with Senator Kinney
      • An Act relating to persons examining and obtaining their own criminal history data.
    6. SSB 3035 w/amendment with Senator Hogg
      • An Act relating to a fiduciary’s access to digital assets and including applicability provisions.
    7. SSB 3057 with Senator Taylor
      • An Act relating to the criminal elements and penalties for the commission of sexual misconduct with offenders and juveniles, and including effective date provisions.
    8. Any other bills that are ready.
  5. Adjourn
01/26/2016 1:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

REVISED:

  1. Call meeting to order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of Minutes
  4. Discuss Bills
    1. SSB 3010 with Senator Bisignano
      • An Act relating to the appointment of a guardian ad litem in an adoption proceeding.
    2. SSB 3024 with Senator Taylor
      • An Act relating to persons on probation, parole, or work release at the violator facility or a residential facility operated by the judicial district department of correctional services.
    3. SSB 3025 with Senator Kinney
      • An Act relating to persons examining and obtaining their own criminal history data.
    4. SSB 3027 with Senator Bisignano
      • An Act relating to the legal representation of indigent persons in criminal proceedings.
    5. SSB 3031 with Senator Petersen
      • An Act including fathers whose paternity has been lawfully established in the definition of parent for the purposes of juvenile justice proceedings
    6. Any other bills that are ready.
  5. Adjourn

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  • Removed SF 2012 with Senator Hogg - An Act relating to the revival of lapsed use restrictions by a common interest community.
01/19/2016 3:30 PM Adjourned RM 116
  • Call to order
  • Approval of minutes from 1/14/2016
  • Presentation
    • This meeting that will be open to all legislators. Presentation about prosecuted cases of Human Trafficking in Iowa by the Department of Public Safety along with a presentation by Teresa Downing-Matibag from Network against Human Trafficking and Cathy O’Keeffe of Braking Traffik. Members will be able to ask questions
  • Adjourn
01/14/2016 10:00 AM Adjourned RM 22
  • Call to order and roll
  • Approve minutes from 1/12/2016
  • SSB 3002 - Senator Sodders - A study bill for an act relating to criminal jurisdiction on the Sac and Fox Indian settlement.
  • Adjourn
01/12/2016 2:30 PM Adjourned RM 22

Organizational Meeting

  • Welcome everyone.
  • Introductions
  • Comments from the Chair
  • Comments from the Vice Chair
  • Comment from the Ranking Member
  • Adjourn
06/02/2015 1:00 PM Adjourned RM 22
04/02/2015 12:30 PM Adjourned RM 22

NOTE: Time changed from 1:30 to 12:30

  1. Roll Call
  2. Call to Order
  3. Approval of last meeting minutes
  4. Bills
    1. HF 3 with Senator Kinney
      • A bill for an act relating to invasion of privacy and trespassing, and providing penalties.
    2. HF 6 with Senator Petersen
      • A bill for an act to expand the criminal offense of and applicability of related penalties for sexual exploitation by a school employee to include all school district employees.
    3. HF 172 with Senator Hogg
      • A bill for an act relating to corporations powers and duties, document filings, meetings, mergers, voting procedures, and the functions of directors and officers.
    4. HF 558 with Senator Kinney
      • A bill for an act relating to disorderly conduct by persons at funeral or memorial services and making penalties applicable.
    5. HF 567 with Senator Sodders
      • A bill for an act relating to controlled substances, including by enhancing the penalties for imitation controlled substances, modifying the controlled substances listed in schedules I, III, and IV, and temporarily designating substances as controlled substances, and providing penalties.
    6. HF 569 with Senator Hogg
      • A bill for an act relating to notice of garnishment and levy to a judgment debtor.
    7. Other bills that are ready
  5. Adjourn
03/31/2015 2:00 PM Adjourned RM 22
  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of last meeting minutes
  4. Governor Appointees
    • Arlen Ciechanowski, Director of Law Enforcement Academy with Senator Sodders
    • Jerry Bartruff, Director of Department of Corrections with Senator Sodders
  5. Bills
    1. HF 227 with Senator Sodders
      • An Act relating to strip searches of persons at a jail or municipal holding facility.
    2. HF 258 with Senator Hogg
      • An Act relating to sexual misconduct with offenders and juveniles, and providing penalties.
    3. HF 299 with Senator Sodders
      • An Act prohibiting the use of agreements concerning private land owners entered into by the loess hills development and conservation authority or the loess hills alliance.
    4. HF 447 with Senator Sodders
      • An Act requiring wireless communications service providers to provide call locations in circumstances of emergency, making penalties applicable, and including effective date provisions.
    5. Any other bills that are ready
  6. Adjourn
03/26/2015 10:00 AM Cancelled RM 22

Cancelled

03/24/2015 1:00 PM Adjourned RM 22
  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of Minutes from last meeting
  4. Governor Appointees that are ready
  5. Any bills that are ready
  6. Adjourn
03/19/2015 10:00 AM Adjourned RM 22
  1. Call to Order
  2. Governor Appointees to Board of Corrections - Invited
    1. Dr. John Chalstrom
    2. Rev. Michael Coleman
    3. Lawrence Kudej
  3. Governor Appointee to Law Enforcement Academy
    1. Director Arlen Ciechanowski
  4. Adjourn
03/17/2015 1:00 PM Cancelled RM 22

This meeting has been cancelled.

03/05/2015 10:30 AM Adjourned RM 22

REVISION: Added SSB 1026 to agenda (by Bob CHristenson - 3/4/15 9:55 am)

REVISION: Added SSB 1185 to agenda, time moved from 9:30 to 10:30 (by Bob Christenson - 3/4/15 5:05 pm)

  1. Call meeting to order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of Minutes
  4. Discuss Bills
    1. SF 312 w/amendment with Senator Petersen
      • An Act relating to human trafficking and including a penalty provision.
    2. SSB 1078 w/amendment with Senator Hogg
      • An Act relating to probate and estate-related laws, including the deduction of administrative expenses on the Iowa fiduciary income tax return, the Iowa inheritance tax, liability of beneficiaries of payable-on-death accounts or transfer-on-death securities accounts, fiduciaries’ right to property and information, and the surviving spouse’s elective share.
    3. SSB 1185 with Senator Hogg
      • An Act relating to the commission of a class "A" felony by a person under 18 years of age, providing penalties and including effective date and applicability provisions.
    4. SSB 1230 w/amendment with Senator Petersen
      • An Act relating to the transfer of jurisdiction from the juvenile court to the district court related to a child in need of assistance case.
    5. SSB 1247 w/amendment with Senator Sodders
      • An Act relating to an exemption from municipal tort liability for claims arising from recreational activities on municipality-controlled property.
    6. SSB 1251 w/amendment with Senator Sodders
      • An Act relating to the possession, manufacture, acquisition, and sale of firearms and suppressors, providing penalties, and including effective date and applicability provisions
    7. SSB 1026 w/amendment with Senator Petersen
      • An Act relating to authorization procedures for certain county projects involving real property.
    8. Any other bills that may be ready
  5. Adjourn
03/04/2015 3:00 PM Adjourned RM 22
  1. Call meeting to order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of Minutes
  4. Discuss Bills
    1. SF 107 w/amendment with Senator Petersen
      • An Act relating to human trafficking outreach, awareness, and training programs.
    2. SF 152 w/amendment with Senator Hogg
      • An Act relating to the procedures and requirements for condemnation of property and for disposition of certain condemned property and including effective date and applicability provisions.
    3. SF 296 with Senator Sodders (Committee of the Whole)
      • An Act relating to the unauthorized placement of a global positioning device, and providing penalties.
    4. SSB 1176 w/amendment with Senator Sodders
      • An Act relating to privileged communications between a physician or health facility and a patient following an adverse health care incident.
    5. SSB 1185 w/amendment with Senator Hogg
      • An Act relating to the commission of a class “A” felony by a person under 18 years of age, providing penalties, and including effective date and applicability provisions.
    6. SSB 1196 w/amendment with Senator Sodders
      • An Act relating to the issuance of temporary restricted licenses for employment purposes.
    7. Any other bills that may be ready
  5. Adjourn
03/03/2015 3:30 PM Adjourned RM 22
  1. Call meeting to order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of Minutes
  4. Discuss Bills
    1. SF 238 w/amendment with Senator Sodders
      • An Act relating to prisoner charges and expenses.
    2. SSB 1225 w/amendment with Senator Petersen
      • A study bill for an act relating to the definition of stalking and making penalties applicable.
    3. SF 107 w/amendment with Senator Petersen
      • An Act modifying the periods of time to bring civil and criminal actions relating to the sexual abuse of minors, and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions.
    4. SSB 1089 w/amendment with Senator Hogg
      • A study bill for an act relating to the certification and regulation of shorthand reporters.
    5. Any other bills that are ready.
  5. Adjourn
03/02/2015 5:00 PM Adjourned RM 22
  1. Call meeting to order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of Minutes
  4. Discuss Bills
    1. SF 238 w/amendment with Senator Sodders
      • An Act relating to prisoner charges and expenses.
    2. SSB 1077 w/amendment with Senator Hogg
      • An Act relating to the calculation of certain court costs in probate.
    3. SF 107 w/amendment with Senator Petersen
      • An Act modifying the periods of time to bring civil and criminal actions relating to the sexual abuse of minors, and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions.
    4. SSB 1009 w/amendment with Senator Petersen
      • An Act enhancing the criminal penalty for an assault on an operator of a motor vehicle providing transit services as part of a public transit system, and providing penalties.
    5. SSB 1110 w/amendment with Senator Taylor
      • An Act relating to the expungement of not-guilty verdicts and dismissed criminal-charge records
    6. SF 250 w/amendment with Senator Taylor
      • An Act relating to indemnification of peace officers.
    7. SSB 1161 w/amendment with Senator Sodders
      • An Act relating to the definition of sex act and sexual activity in the criminal code.
    8. SSB 1227 w/amendment with Senator Shipley
      • 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 date and retroactive applicability provisions.
    9. Any other bills that are ready.
  5. Adjourn
02/26/2015 3:00 PM Cancelled RM 22

Cancelled

02/24/2015 9:15 AM Adjourned RM 22
  1. Call meeting to order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of Minutes
  4. Discuss Bills
    1. SSB 1186 w/amendment with Senator Sodders
      • An Act relating to the compilation of a presentence investigation report in a criminal proceeding.
    2. SF 107 w/amendment with Senator Petersen
      • An Act modifying the periods of time to bring civil and criminal actions relating to the sexual abuse of minors, and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions.
    3. SF 138 with Senator Petersen
      • An Act relating to an assault that occurs between persons in an intimate relationship and the crime of domestic abuse assault and making penalties applicable.
    4. SF 145 with Senator Hogg
      • An Act relating to the membership of the board of directors of a judicial district department of correctional services.
    5. SF 237 w/amendment with Senator Petersen
      • An Act relating to civil protective orders in sexual abuse cases, and making penalties applicable.
    6. SSB 1148 w/amendment with Senator Petersen
      • An Act relating to the confidentiality of certain juvenile court records.
    7. SSB 1162 w/amendment with Senator Hogg
      • An Act relating to communication and visitation between an adult ward and another person.
    8. SSB 1183 with Senator Shipley
      • An Act relating to nonsubstantive Code corrections.
    9. Any other bills that are ready.
  5. Adjourn
02/19/2015 1:00 PM Cancelled RM 22

Cancel Judiciary

02/17/2015 3:00 PM Adjourned RM 22
  1. Call meeting to order
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of Minutes
  4. Discuss Bills
    1. SSB 1091- Sodders
      • An Act relating to the granting of a dissolution of marriage when the respondent is convicted of a crime against the petitioner and is incarcerated at the time of the filing of the petition for dissolution of marriage.
    2. SSB 1025 w/amendment - Bisignano
      • An Act relating to access to local exchange service information.
    3. SSB 1113 w/amendment - Petersen
      • An Act relating to interpreters for persons who are limited English proficient, deaf, deaf-blind, or hard-of-hearing in certain legal proceedings and court-ordered programs..
    4. SSB 1163 - Kinney
      • An Act relating to privileged communications between certain peer support group counselors and officers.
    5. Any other bills that are ready.
  5. Adjourn
02/12/2015 3:00 PM Cancelled RM 22

Judiciary

02/10/2015 4:00 PM Adjourned RM 22
  1. Roll Call
  2. Approval of Minutes
  3. Discuss Bills
    1. SF 20 - Sodders
      • An Act providing access and communication through the Iowa communications network between local law enforcement agencies, E911 public safety answering points, and related facilities.
    2. SSB 1007 - Hogg
      • An Act relating to support of the poor by certain relatives.
    3. SSB 1010 - Kinney
      • An Act relating to the disposition of seized firearms or ammunition..
    4. SSB 1079 - Petersen
      • A study bill for an act relating to expert witness fees.
    5. SSB 1121 - Sodders
      • An Act relating to the possession of marijuana, and providing a penalty.
    6. Any other bills that are ready.
  4. Adjourn
02/05/2015 3:00 PM Adjourned RM 22
  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of Minutes from 2/03/2014
  3. Governor Appointees
    1. John Hodges - Senator Quirmbach
      • Board of Parol Member and Chairperson
    2. Adam Gregg - Senator Sodders
      • State Public Defender
    3. Timothy Carmody - Senator Petersen
      • Iowa Law Enforcement Academy Council
    4. Norman Granger - Senator Taylor
      • Iowa Board of Parole
  4. Discuss Bills
    1. SF 21 - Sodders
      • An Act relating to restrictions on the receipt by certain felons of certain insurance proceeds and other benefits.
    2. SSB 1003 - Sodders
      • An Act to provide that peace officers and retired peace officers qualify as classroom driver education instructors.
    3. SSB 1011 - Kinney
      • An Act relating to kidnapping of a minor, and providing penalties.
    4. SSB 1090 - Kinney
      • An Act relating to the refusal to submit to a chemical test of blood in operating-while-intoxicated cases.
    5. Any other bills that are ready
  5. Adjourn
02/03/2015 4:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

UPDATE: Senator Sodders has been called by subpeona to testify in a court case this afternoon in Marshall County. Senator Hogg will be chairing the committee.

  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of Minutes from 1/27/2014
  3. Governor Appointees that are ready
  4. Discuss Bills
    1. SF 21 - Sodders
      • An Act relating to restrictions on the receipt by certain felons of certain insurance proceeds and other benefits.
    2. SSB 1022 - Taylor
      • A study bill for an act relating to the designation of additional orientation and classification units within the department of corrections.
    3. SSB 1088 - Sodders
      • A study bill for an act increasing the criminal penalty for a sexually violent predator who escapes or attempts to escape from custody.
    4. SSB 1024 - Hogg
      • A study bill for an act relating to the administration of combined guardianship and conservatorship proceedings.
    5. Any other bills that are ready
  5. Adjourn
01/29/2015 2:00 PM Cancelled RM 22

This meeting has been cancelled.

01/27/2015 1:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

Presentations:

  • Beth Lenstra, Senior Legislative Analyst with LSA Fiscal Services Division presenting on Legislative Minority Impact Statements
  • Sarah Johnson, M.A., Justice Systems Analyst with the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Planning Division presenting on Iowa’s Prison Population Forecast
  • Lettie Prell, Director of Research for the Iowa Department of corrections presenting on “Corrections Trends: African American Offenders”
01/21/2015 1:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

Agenda:

NOTE: Joint meeting with the Veteran's Committee

Presentation on the new Woodbury County Veterans court by:

  • Honorable Jeffrey L. Poulson, District Court Judge: District 3B
  • Terry Ganzel, Woodbury County Attorney
  • Jim Walker, Iowa National Guard
  • Sharese Manker, Woodbury County Public Defender (tentative)
  • Leesa McNeil, District Court Administrator: D3

01/13/2015 3:00 PM Adjourned RM 22

Agenda:

Introductions

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