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Week 6 Review

By |2008-02-22T15:11:02-05:00February 22nd, 2008|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Commerce HF 2212 Smoke Free Air Act. The bill prohibits smoking in the workplace and most public places. Exceptions include private residences (unless used for child care), stores pri-marily selling tobacco, casinos, certain private clubs, certain veterans organizations, limos under private hire, and employer owned vehicles provided exclusively to one employee. (Passed House 56-44) to Senate. [...]

House Update, February 21

By |2008-02-20T23:29:39-05:00February 20th, 2008|Categories: Uncategorized|

House Debate @ 9 a.m. HF 2217, administration of cultural affairs department HF 2219, campaign signs and contributions HF 2197, textbook information at higher education institutions Committee Highlights Commerce @ 2 p.m. (Supreme Court Chamber) --HF 354, credit unions and public funds Economic Development @ 1 p.m. (Supreme Court Consultation) HSB 542, investments by state treasurer [...]

House Update, February 20

By |2008-02-19T22:52:10-05:00February 19th, 2008|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

House Debate @ 9 a.m. HF 2195, enterprise zone distress criteria HF 2213, regulation of motor vehicles HF 2215, private activity bond allocation procedures Committee Highlights Education @ 3 p.m. (Supreme Court Chamber) HF 2154, monitoring academic progress of high school students HF 2183, school levy and energy savings contracts Environmental Protection @ 3 p.m. (Supreme [...]

House Approves Smokefree Air Act

By |2008-02-19T22:24:05-05:00February 19th, 2008|Categories: Health Care|Tags: , , , , , |

On a 56-44 bi-partisan vote, the Iowa House approved a statewide smoking ban today designed to improve the health of Iowans. The bill was approved with two exemptions, casinos and federally chartered veteran’s organizations that are closed to the public. “Second hand smoke kills 440 non-smokers in Iowa every year and another 4,000 Iowans die each [...]

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