Bills Sponsored By Committee

Judiciary (H)

Bill Bill Title
HF 199 A bill for an act relating to replacement of the term visitation with the term parenting time relative to time awarded to a parent. (Formerly HSB 23.)
HF 201 A bill for an act relating to the sex offender registry including duration of registration requirements and sexually motivated extortion. (Formerly HSB 17.) Effective date: 07/01/2021.
HF 231 A bill for an act relating to a special sentence for sexual abuse committed during a burglary. (Formerly HSB 18.) Effective date: 07/01/2021.
HF 232 A bill for an act relating to the crime of disorderly conduct and making penalties applicable. (Formerly HSB 29.) Effective date: 07/01/2021.
HF 233 A bill for an act creating a civil remedy for the disclosure of private, sexually explicit images without consent of the depicted individual. (Formerly HSB 31.) Effective date: 07/01/2021.
HF 259 A bill for an act concerning the implantation or insertion of microchips or other devices in employees by employers.(Formerly HSB 10.)
HF 281 A bill for an act relating to the definition of sex act or sexual activity for purposes of the Iowa criminal code.(Formerly HSB 15.)
HF 282 A bill for an act relating to abuse of a human corpse and providing penalties. (Formerly HF 18.) Effective date: 07/01/2021.
HF 283 A bill for an act creating the criminal offense of defrauding a drug or alcohol test and providing penalties. (Formerly HSB 22.) Effective date: 07/01/2021.
HF 291 A bill for an act relating to trusts, including requirements for certifications of trust and the general order of abatement.(Formerly HSB 21.)
HF 295 A bill for an act relating to the creation, administration, and termination of custodial trusts.(Formerly HSB 37.)
HF 309 A bill for an act restricting public agency disclosure of and access to certain personal information related to tax-exempt organizations, and providing penalties. (Formerly HSB 28.) Effective date: 07/01/2021.
HF 310 A bill for an act relating to the defenses of justification and diminished capacity for certain violent crimes.(Formerly HSB 11.)
HF 360 A bill for an act relating to the calculation of certain court costs in probate matters, and including effective date and applicability provisions.(Formerly HSB 20; See HF 711.)
HF 361 A bill for an act relating to the appointment of a guardian ad litem, a child custody investigator or child and family reporter, or an attorney for certain child custody and visitation matters, and a guardian ad litem for certain child prosecution witnesses. (Formerly HSB 19.) Effective date: 07/01/2021.
HF 364 A bill for an act relating to prohibited conduct by athlete agents and making penalties applicable. (Formerly HSB 36.) Effective date: 07/01/2022.
HF 365 A bill for an act relating to the service of notices of garnishment by sheriffs. (Formerly HSB 26.) Effective date: 07/01/2021.
HF 366 A bill for an act relating to proper parties in causes of actions following the death of persons entitled or liable to such causes of actions and including applicability provisions.(Formerly HSB 35.)
HF 416 A bill for an act relating to support of a child including support relative to the child’s completion of high school graduation or equivalency requirements.(Formerly HF 11.)
HF 424 A bill for an act relating to the forfeiture of bail. (Formerly HSB 68.) Effective date: 07/01/2021.
HF 425 A bill for an act relating to sexual abuse in the second degree and sexual abuse in the third degree.(Formerly HSB 16.)
HF 426 A bill for an act relating to crime victims, including the collection of evidence in sexual abuse cases and the establishment of an automated tracking system involving sexual abuse evidence collection kits. (Formerly HSB 24.) Effective date: 07/01/2021.
HF 433 A bill for an act relating to court reporters, including the reporting of adoption hearings and uncertified shorthand reporter appointments. (Formerly HSB 78.) Effective date: 07/01/2021.
HF 445 A bill for an act relating to interpreters and translators for limited-English-proficient, deaf, and hard-of-hearing persons in certain legal proceedings, making appropriations, and including effective date provisions.(Formerly HSB 70; See HF 707.)
HF 452 A bill for an act relating to certain civil and criminal enforcement activities involving the practice of massage therapy and cosmetology, and human trafficking, and providing penalties. (Formerly HSB 34.) Effective date: 07/01/2021.
HF 453 A bill for an act prohibiting the imposition of certain requirements on nonprofit corporations by state agencies or state officials. (Formerly HSB 30.) Effective date: 07/01/2021.
HF 455 A bill for an act concerning jurors, relating to access to certain department of revenue taxpayer information for jury list compilation and juror information confidentiality, and including effective date provisions.(Formerly HSB 77.)
HF 456 A bill for an act creating a special motion for expedited relief in actions involving the exercise of the right of freedom of speech and of the press, the right to assemble and petition, and the right of association.(Formerly HSB 58.)
HF 545 A bill for an act relating to the assessment of fees when a public defender or designee requests copies of certain documents.(Formerly HF 57; See HF 842.)
HF 553 A bill for an act relating to the appointment of counsel for indigent persons in class “A” felony cases.(Formerly HF 146.)
HF 554 A bill for an act relating to the vacation of certain termination of parental rights orders.(Formerly HF 212.)
HF 561 A bill for an act relating to the perfection of mechanics’ liens and mechanics’ liens remedies and including effective date provisions. (Formerly HSB 173.) Effective date: 01/01/2022.
HF 587 A bill for an act relating to the denial and contest of probate claims.(Formerly HSB 182.)
HF 591 A bill for an act relating to the calculation of finance charges for consumer loans pursuant to open-end credit.(Formerly HSB 192.)
HF 603 A bill for an act establishing the sexual assault forensic examiner program. (Formerly HSB 179.) Effective date: 07/01/2021.
HF 676 A bill for an act relating to the use of inventory checklists upon commencement and termination of residential tenancies and including applicability provisions.(Formerly HF 443; See HF 2471.)
HF 681 A bill for an act providing for business entities, providing for certain fees, and including effective date provisions.(Formerly HSB 39; See HF 844.)
HF 699 A bill for an act relating to nonsubstantive Code corrections, and including retroactive applicability provisions. (Formerly HSB 209.) Effective date: 07/01/2021. Applicability date: 07/01/2020.
HF 709 A bill for an act relating to pretrial contact between a prosecuting witness who is a minor and the defendant. (Formerly HF 9.) Effective date: 07/01/2021.
HF 710 A bill for an act relating to child endangerment committed by a sex offender, and providing penalties. (Formerly HSB 112.) Effective date: 07/01/2021.
HF 723 A bill for an act relating to access to a copy of an original birth certificate by an adoptee or an entitled person, providing for fees, and including effective date provisions.(Formerly HSB 226; See HF 855.)
HF 739 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 retroactive applicability provisions. (Formerly HSB 236.) Effective date: 07/01/2021. Applicability date: 05/10/2019, 06/25/2020, 06/29/2020.
HF 743 A bill for an act providing for representation of adoptive parents by local public defenders. (Formerly HF 589.) Effective date: 07/01/2021.
HF 744 A bill for an act providing for training, prohibitions, and requirements relating to first amendment rights at school districts and public institutions of higher education. (Formerly HSB 237.) Effective date: 07/01/2021.
HF 745 A bill for an act providing for an exemption from tort liability arising from winter recreational activities on commercial property.(Formerly HF 273.)
HF 746 A bill for an act relating to the statute of limitations for recovery from injuries to property from a licensed veterinarian. (Formerly HSB 208.) Effective date: 07/01/2021.
HF 775 A bill for an act concerning unauthorized entry or access, including placement or use of a camera or electronic surveillance device while trespassing, unauthorized gathering of samples of certain materials relating to animals and animal feeding operations, and providing penalties. (Formerly HF 78.) Effective date: 07/01/2021.
HF 802 A bill for an act providing for requirements related to racism or sexism trainings at, and diversity and inclusion efforts by, governmental agencies and entities, school districts, and public postsecondary educational institutions. (Formerly HSB 258.) Effective date: 07/01/2021.
HF 804 A bill for an act authorizing the reduction of damages payable to an unresponsive property owner in condemnation proceedings and including applicability provisions.(Formerly HF 81; See HF 2442.)
HF 818 A bill for an act relating to the restoration of voting rights to certain convicted persons and including effective date provisions.(Formerly HSB 231.)
HF 819 A bill for an act relating to fundamental parental rights. (Formerly HF 714.)
HF 820 A bill for an act relating to court records for residential forcible entry and detainer actions. (Formerly HSB 257.)
HF 821 A bill for an act creating a civil action relating to harassment by the reporting of false information to law enforcement authority. (Formerly HF 421.) Effective date: 07/01/2021.
HF 823 A bill for an act relating to certain criteria to be considered in determining whether a substantial change in circumstances exists to modify a support order.(Formerly HF 441.)
HF 824 A bill for an act relating to consideration of the educational setting of a minor child in a child custody proceeding.(Formerly HF 507.)
HF 825 A bill for an act relating to consent agreements for domestic abuse and sexual abuse protective orders. (Formerly HF 450.) Effective date: 07/01/2022.
HF 830 A bill for an act relating to the ability of elected officials to access and utilize certain internet sites and including effective date and applicability provisions.(Formerly HF 633.)
HF 831 A bill for an act relating to the expungement of convictions for certain class “D” felonies, and related convictions, and to the definition of a conviction relating to the possession, receipt, and transportation of firearms, offensive weapons, and ammunition. (Formerly HF 223.)
HF 832 A bill for an act establishing advertisement limitations for attorneys and counselors.(Formerly HF 702.)
HF 833 A bill for an act relating to rental agreements for manufactured home communities and mobile home parks.(Formerly HF 442; See HF 2441, HF 2562.)
HF 834 A bill for an act relating to the creation, administration, and termination of minor guardianships.(Formerly HSB 14.)
HF 835 A bill for an act relating to trusts for persons with disabilities. (Formerly HF 595.) Effective date: 07/01/2021.
HF 836 A bill for an act relating to the opening, administration, and termination of adult guardianships and adult and minor conservatorships.(Formerly HSB 38.)
HF 843 A bill for an act relating to landlords and tenants, including service animal requirements, rent late fees, forcible entry and detainer property disposal, and peaceable possession, and including applicability provisions.(Formerly HSB 253; See HF 866.)
HF 2078 A bill for an act relating to the provision of certified copies of wills.(Formerly HSB 526.)
HF 2079 A bill for an act relating to post-arrest release after an initial appearance for persons taken into custody or arrested for certain sexual abuse offenses and no-contact orders. (Formerly HSB 523.) Effective date: 07/01/2022.
HF 2097 A bill for an act relating to forfeiture of bail. (Formerly HSB 535.) Effective date: 07/01/2022.
HF 2160 A bill for an act relating to assisted reproduction and providing penalties.(Formerly HF 2014.)
HF 2162 A bill for an act relating to the appointment of counsel for indigent persons by the court in certain cases.(Formerly HSB 589; See HF 2516.)
HF 2220 A bill for an act relating to antisemitism in the state of Iowa. (Formerly HSB 538.) Effective date: 07/01/2022.
HF 2221 A bill for an act relating to the admissibility of evidence in a prosecution for physical abuse or a sexual offense upon or against a child, person with an intellectual disability, person with a cognitive impairment, or person with a developmental disability. (Formerly HSB 522.)
HF 2222 A bill for an act relating to documents that may be filed pro se by a defendant represented by counsel or an applicant for postconviction relief represented by counsel. (Formerly HSB 524.) Effective date: 07/01/2022
HF 2239 A bill for an act relating to the discovery of evidence in a criminal or postconviction relief action involving victims of sexual abuse, and the admissibility of evidence in a prosecution for physical abuse or a sexual offense upon or against a child, person with an intellectual disability, person with a cognitive impairment, or person with a developmental disability. (Formerly HSB 529.) Effective date: 07/01/2022
HF 2260 A bill for an act relating to the mandatory retirement age of magistrate judges.(Formerly HF 2043.)
HF 2281 A bill for an act relating to video conferences in judicial proceedings and certified shorthand reporter audio and video recordings, and including effective date provisions. (Formerly HSB 592.)
HF 2282 A bill for an act relating to spousal privilege and confidential communication between spouses.(Formerly HSB 528.)
HF 2328 A bill for an act relating to confidential records and juror questionnaires.(Formerly HF 2004.)
HF 2338 A bill for an act relating to the apportionment of district associate judges.(Formerly HSB 591.)
HF 2358 A bill for an act relating to the Iowa law enforcement academy.(Formerly HSB 629.)
HF 2360 A bill for an act relating to the salary of the state court administrator.(Formerly HSB 590.)
HF 2372 A bill for an act relating to the nonconsensual termination of a human pregnancy, and providing penalties. (Formerly HF 2206.) Effective date: 07/01/2022
HF 2385 A bill for an act relating to reports of child abuse, and sexual exploitation by a counselor, therapist, or school employee, and making penalties applicable.(Formerly HSB 527.)
HF 2386 A bill for an act relating to disclosure of psychological test material.(Formerly HF 2042.)
HF 2414 A bill for an act relating to waiver of the placement investigations and reports related to the adoption of a minor by a minor’s legal guardian.(Formerly HF 2074.)
HF 2419 A bill for an act relating to the expungement of domestic abuse and sexual abuse dismissals.(Formerly HF 2140.)
HF 2437 A bill for an act prohibiting the burdening of a person’s free exercise of religion by governmental entities, officials, and employees.(Formerly HSB 677.)
HF 2441 A bill for an act relating to property law, including mobile homes and manufactured housing, rental agreements, landlord and tenant remedies for retaliation, wrongful failure to provide essential services, rent increases, the sale of manufactured home community or mobile home park, the repeal of the manufactured home community and mobile home tax, forcible entry and detainer actions, abandoned mobile homes, and including effective date and applicability provisions.(Formerly HF 833, HF 442; See HF 2562.)
HF 2442 A bill for an act authorizing the reduction of damages payable to an unresponsive property owner in condemnation proceedings and including applicability provisions.(Formerly HF 804, HF 81.)
HF 2443 A bill for an act relating to contract enforceability regarding smart contracts and distributed ledger technology. (Formerly HSB 679.) Effective date: 07/01/2022
HF 2445 A bill for an act relating to the uniform commercial code by providing for controllable electronic records. (Formerly HSB 678.)
HF 2458 A bill for an act relating to postconviction access to a defendant’s file in the possession of a law enforcement agency, county attorney, the attorney general in this state, and the defendant’s previous trial or appellate attorney.(Formerly HF 2269.)
HF 2463 A bill for an act relating to nonsubstantive Code corrections, and including retroactive applicability provisions. (Formerly HSB 680.) Effective date: 07/01/2022. Applicability date: 01/01/2022, 07/01/2021.
HF 2464 A bill for an act relating to the expungement of certain criminal history records of victims of human trafficking, child abuse and minors engaged in prostitution, and including penalties. (Formerly HSB 721.)
HF 2468 A bill for an act relating to statutes of limitations on arbitration proceedings and including applicability provisions. (Formerly HF 2056.)
HF 2469 A bill for an act relating to corporations by providing for the use of electronic mail and other electronic transmissions, and shareholders’ lists. (Formerly HSB 630.) Effective date: 07/01/2022.
HF 2471 A bill for an act relating to the use of inventory checklists upon commencement and termination of residential tenancies and including applicability provisions.(Formerly HF 676, HF 443.)
HF 2472 A bill for an act relating to tampering with witnesses or jurors, and providing penalties. (Formerly HF 2226.)
HF 2473 A bill for an act relating to landlords and tenants, including rental property utilities, the definition of rent, and forcible entry and detainer actions.(Formerly HF 2227.)
HF 2474 A bill for an act relating to adoption proceedings by providing for representation of adoptive parents and guardians ad litem by local public defenders for children in certain adoption proceedings and modifying filing requirements for adoption petitions and notice requirements for adoption hearings of adults. (Formerly HF 2113.)
HF 2478 A bill for an act relating to the inclusion of victims of domestic abuse within the victim rights Act for the purposes of victim registration, notification, and rights in criminal proceedings.(Formerly HSB 711.)
HF 2481 A bill for an act relating to judicial selection, including the nominees to the court of appeals, and the appointments, resignations, and residency requirements of district judges, district associate judges, associate juvenile judges, and associate probate judges. (Formerly HSB 636.) Effective date: 07/01/2022.
HF 2483 A bill for an act creating specialty probate courts.(Formerly HF 2268.)
HF 2484 A bill for an act relating to trusts, including optional notices to creditors when a will has been admitted to probate without administration and the trust is the beneficiary of the estate, trust accounting, specific powers of a trustee, and representation of holders of power and similar interests. (Formerly HSB 712.) Effective date: 07/01/2022
HF 2485 A bill for an act relating to access to confidential records of the commission on judicial qualifications by standing committees of the general assembly. (Formerly HSB 676.)
HF 2486 A bill for an act relating to accommodations in housing provided to persons with a disability-related need for assistance animals and service animals, and providing penalties.(Formerly HF 2068.)
HF 2487 A bill for an act relating to paternity in certain actions before the juvenile court.(Formerly HSB 599.)
HF 2490 A bill for an act relating to probate indigent defense fees and trial transcript fees.(Formerly HSB 586.)
HF 2492 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 retroactive applicability provisions.(Formerly HSB 715.)