House File 490 - Introduced HOUSE FILE 490 BY COMMITTEE ON STATE GOVERNMENT (SUCCESSOR TO HSB 151) A BILL FOR An Act relating to the use of campaign signs by candidates and 1 political committees for federal office and making penalties 2 applicable. 3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 4 TLSB 1324HV (1) 89 ss/jh
H.F. 490 Section 1. Section 68A.406, Code 2021, is amended by adding 1 the following new subsection: 2 NEW SUBSECTION . 4. Notwithstanding section 68A.103 or any 3 other provision of law to the contrary, this section shall 4 apply to candidates and political committees for federal 5 office. 6 EXPLANATION 7 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 8 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 9 This bill relates to the placement of campaign signs by 10 candidates for federal office. The bill specifies that 11 campaign signs placed by candidates and political committees 12 for federal office are subject to the provisions of the Code 13 section controlling the placement of such signs. 14 By operation of law, a person who willfully violates a 15 provision of the bill is guilty of a serious misdemeanor. A 16 serious misdemeanor is punishable by confinement for no more 17 than one year and a fine of at least $430 but not more than 18 $2,560. 19 -1- LSB 1324HV (1) 89 ss/jh 1/ 1