House Resolution 13 - Introduced HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 13 BY MASCHER A Resolution recognizing the cities and counties in the 1 state of Iowa that have achieved gender balance on 2 their boards, commissions, committees, and councils. 3 WHEREAS, Iowa law requires, with some exceptions, 4 that all appointive boards, commissions, committees, 5 and councils of the state and all appointive boards, 6 commissions, committees, and councils of political 7 subdivisions of the state achieve gender balance in 8 their membership; and 9 WHEREAS, Iowa’s cities and counties have 10 made a concerted effort to meet gender balance 11 requirements; and 12 WHEREAS, maintaining gender balance on appointive 13 boards, commissions, committees, and councils at 14 the state and local government level facilitates the 15 ability of Iowans to participate in government; NOW 16 THEREFORE, 17 BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, 18 That the House of Representatives recognizes and 19 congratulates those cities and counties that have 20 achieved gender balance on their appointive boards, 21 commissions, committees, and councils. 22 -1- LSB 2539YH (3) 88 js/rn 1/ 1