House Study Bill 244 - Introduced HOUSE FILE _____ BY (PROPOSED COMMITTEE ON STATE GOVERNMENT BILL BY CHAIRPERSON KAUFMANN) A BILL FOR An Act relating to attribution statements on certain campaign 1 signs and making penalties applicable. 2 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 3 TLSB 2757YC (3) 89 ss/jh
H.F. _____ Section 1. Section 68A.406, subsection 3, Code 2021, is 1 amended to read as follows: 2 3. Campaign signs with dimensions of thirty-two eight 3 square feet or less are exempt from the attribution statement 4 requirement in section 68A.405 . Campaign signs in excess of 5 thirty-two eight square feet, or signs that are affixed to 6 buildings or vehicles regardless of size except for bumper 7 stickers, are required to include the attribution statement 8 required by section 68A.405 . The placement or erection of 9 campaign signs shall be exempt from the requirements of chapter 10 480 relating to underground facilities information. 11 EXPLANATION 12 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 13 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 14 This bill changes the maximum size of campaign signs that are 15 not required to include an attribution statement from 32 square 16 feet to 8 square feet. 17 By operation of law, a person who willfully violates the bill 18 is guilty of a serious misdemeanor. A serious misdemeanor is 19 punishable by confinement for no more than one year and a fine 20 of at least $430 but not more than $2,560. 21 -1- LSB 2757YC (3) 89 ss/jh 1/ 1