House File 313 - Introduced HOUSE FILE 313 BY COMMITTEE ON STATE GOVERNMENT (SUCCESSOR TO HSB 129) A BILL FOR An Act prohibiting counties or cities from imposing 1 restrictions on certain businesses operated by persons 2 under the age of eighteen, and including effective date 3 provisions. 4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 5 TLSB 1032HV (1) 89 ko/jh
H.F. 313 Section 1. Section 331.301, Code 2021, is amended by adding 1 the following new subsection: 2 NEW SUBSECTION . 18. A county shall not adopt or enforce 3 an ordinance, motion, resolution, or amendment imposing any 4 requirement to obtain a permit or license, or to pay a fee, 5 for an eligible business operated on an occasional basis for 6 no more than eighty-nine calendar days in a calendar year by 7 a person or persons under the age of eighteen. For purposes 8 of this subsection, “eligible business” means an on-site 9 transactional business traditionally operated exclusively by a 10 person under the age of eighteen, including a “stand operated 11 by a minor” as defined in section 137F.1, that a person under 12 the age of eighteen is not otherwise prohibited by law from 13 operating. 14 Sec. 2. Section 364.3, Code 2021, is amended by adding the 15 following new subsection: 16 NEW SUBSECTION . 13. A city shall not adopt or enforce 17 an ordinance, motion, resolution, or amendment imposing any 18 requirement to obtain a permit or license, or to pay a fee, 19 for an eligible business operated on an occasional basis for 20 no more than eighty-nine calendar days in a calendar year by 21 a person or persons under the age of eighteen. For purposes 22 of this subsection, “eligible business” means an on-site 23 transactional business traditionally operated exclusively by a 24 person under the age of eighteen, including a “stand operated 25 by a minor” as defined in section 137F.1, that a person under 26 the age of eighteen is not otherwise prohibited by law from 27 operating. 28 Sec. 3. EFFECTIVE DATE. This Act, being deemed of immediate 29 importance, takes effect upon enactment. 30 EXPLANATION 31 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 32 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 33 This bill prohibits counties or cities from adopting or 34 enforcing ordinances, motions, resolutions, or amendments 35 -1- LSB 1032HV (1) 89 ko/jh 1/ 2
H.F. 313 imposing any requirement for eligible businesses to obtain a 1 permit or license, or to pay a fee. An “eligible business” 2 is defined in the bill as an on-site transactional business 3 traditionally operated by a person under the age of 18, 4 including a “stand operated by a minor” as defined in the bill, 5 that a person under the age of 18 is not legally prohibited 6 from operating. 7 The bill takes effect upon enactment. 8 -2- LSB 1032HV (1) 89 ko/jh 2/ 2