Monday, June 26, 2017

Category: 2012 Session Information

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  • Major Gun Changes Signed by Governor

    Major Gun Changes Signed by Governor

    Significant changes to the regulation of guns in Iowa were enacted by the legislature this session. Major reforms were made to the purchasing, carrying, and use of firearms - speci ...

  • New Laws Taking Effect July 1

    New Laws Taking Effect July 1

    With the beginning of the state’s fiscal year, a host of new laws will take effect on July 1 relating to public health, workforce, and public safety. Lawmakers took action this ses ...

  • Domestic Abuse Mandatory Minimum Sentences Created

    Domestic Abuse Mandatory Minimum Sentences Created...

    The legislature made several changes to stop domestic abuse this session, including mandatory minimums for repeat offenses of domestic abuse and better tracking and monitoring of a ...

  • Criminal Justice Reforms Sent to Governor

    Criminal Justice Reforms Sent to Governor

    Significant criminal justice reform measures were passed by the legislature this year. Senate File 445 will bring the penalties for crack cocaine offenses more in line with powder ...

House Democrats: Communications Internships Available

House Democrats: Communications Internships Available

Communications Internship House Democratic Caucus Description: Interns will work directly with the Democratic Representatives of the Iowa House at the State Capitol in Des Moines ...

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Students Encouraged to Participate in Legislative Process

Students Encouraged to Participate in Legislative Process

The Iowa Legislature is looking for ambitious junior and senior area high school students to learn more about the legislative process by applying to serve as a Page in the Iowa Ho ...

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