Senate Study Bill 3168 - Introduced SENATE FILE _____ BY (PROPOSED COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT BILL BY CHAIRPERSON GREEN) A BILL FOR An Act relating to city libraries, including library directors 1 and library moneys. 2 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 3 TLSB 6316XC (2) 90 lh/js
S.F. _____ Section 1. Section 392.5, subsection 3, paragraph d, Code 1 2024, is amended to read as follows: 2 d. If a majority of those voting does not approve the 3 proposal, the same or a similar proposal may not be submitted 4 to the voters of the city for at least four years from the date 5 of the election at which the proposal was defeated. However, a 6 council may oversee and change the practice related to hiring 7 a library director and utilize moneys collected pursuant to 8 section 8A.222 by ordinance and without a referendum. 9 EXPLANATION 10 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 11 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 12 This bill relates to city library directors and city library 13 moneys. The bill allows a city council to oversee and change 14 the hiring practice for a library director and utilize library 15 tax moneys by ordinance and without a referendum. 16 -1- LSB 6316XC (2) 90 lh/js 1/ 1