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The governor shall either make an appointment or file a notice of deferred appointment by March 1 for the following appointments which are subject to confirmation by the senate: An appointment to fill a term beginning on May 1 of that year. An appoint...
The legislative council shall select its officers and prescribe its rules and procedure. The powers and duties of the council shall include, but not be limited to, the following: To establish policies for the operation of the legislative services agen...
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The legislative council in cooperation with the officers of the senate and house shall have the duty and responsibility for preparing for each session of the general assembly. Pursuant to such duty and responsibility, the legislative council shall ass...
Members of the legislative council shall be reimbursed for actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties, and shall be paid the per diem specified in section 2.10, subsection 5, for each day in which engaged in the perfor...
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The legislative council shall be divided into committees, which shall include but not be limited to: The legislative service committee which shall be composed of six members of the legislative council, consisting of three members from each house, to b...
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The legislative fiscal committee may, subject to the approval of the legislative council: Gather information relative to budget matters for the purpose of aiding the legislature to properly appropriate money for the functions of government, and to rep...
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The chairpersons of the committees on budget shall serve as co-chairpersons of the legislative fiscal committee. The legislative fiscal committee shall determine its own method of procedure and shall meet as often as deemed necessary, subject to the a...
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The legislative capital projects committee shall do all of the following: Receive the recommendations of the governor regarding the funding and priorities of proposed capital projects pursuant to section 8.3A, subsection 2, paragraph “b”. Rec eive...
The legislative tax expenditure committee shall do all of the following: Evaluate any tax expenditure available under Iowa law and assess its equity, simplicity, competitiveness, public purpose, adequacy, and extent of conformance with the original pu...
A state government efficiency review committee is established which shall meet at least every two years to review the operations of state government. The committee shall meet as directed by the legislative council. The committee shall consist of three...