Senate File 615 H-1287 Amend the amendment, H-1271, to Senate File 615, as amended, 1 passed, and reprinted by the Senate, as follows: 2 1. Page 26, after line 21 by inserting: 3 < DIVISION ___ 4 MINORITY IMPACT STATEMENT 5 Sec. ___. NEW SECTION . 2.57 Minority impact statements. 6 1. Beginning January 1, 2020, a minority impact statement 7 shall be attached to each bill and joint resolution prior to 8 debate on the floor of a chamber of the general assembly. The 9 statement shall include information concerning the impact of 10 the legislation upon minority persons in the state, including 11 but not limited to the impact upon economic opportunities, 12 employment, incarceration, educational opportunities, voter 13 rights and voting access, and other relevant matters. The 14 statement shall be factual and shall, if possible, provide 15 a reasonable estimate of both the immediate effect and the 16 long-range impact upon minority persons. The legislative 17 services agency shall develop a protocol for analyzing the 18 impact of legislation on minority persons pursuant to this 19 section. For purposes of this section, “minority persons” means 20 the same as defined in section 8.11. 21 2. The legislative services agency shall cause to be 22 prepared a minority impact statement within a reasonable time 23 after a bill or joint resolution is placed on the calendar of 24 either chamber of the general assembly. All minority impact 25 statements approved by the legislative services agency shall be 26 transmitted immediately to either the chief clerk of the house 27 or the secretary of the senate, after notifying the sponsor 28 of the legislation that the statement has been prepared for 29 publication. The chief clerk of the house or the secretary 30 of the senate shall attach the statement to the bill or joint 31 resolution as soon as it is available. 32 3. The legislative services agency may request the 33 cooperation of any state department or agency or political 34 subdivision in preparing a minority impact statement. 35 -1- H1271.2328 (1) 88 asf/tm 1/ 2 #1.
4. A revised minority impact statement shall be prepared 1 if the minority impact has been changed by the adoption of an 2 amendment, and may be requested by a member of the general 3 assembly or be prepared upon a determination made by the 4 legislative services agency. However, a request for a revised 5 minority impact statement shall not delay action on the bill or 6 joint resolution unless so ordered by the presiding officer of 7 the chamber. > 8 2. By renumbering as necessary. 9 ______________________________ ABDUL-SAMAD of Polk ______________________________ GAINES of Polk ______________________________ R. SMITH of Black Hawk ______________________________ THEDE of Scott -2- H1271.2328 (1) 88 asf/tm 2/ 2 #2.