Monitored Legislation that Survived Funnel Week
Last week was funnel week at the Statehouse and many of the items that we were following died or changed around. Here is the latest culled list of the bills that we are currently monitoring or working on:
HF 572 Statute of limitations/HSB 173 (passed house in 2013) – support
HF 2108 Property tax assessment/HSB 508 (2/12 passed house)
HF 2230 Vehicle permits/const permits/HF 2059 (2/25 passed house)
HF 2273 Vehicle regist/levee districts/SSB 3140 (2/25 passed house)
HF 2305 Economic development programs/HSB 542/SSB 3129 (2/18 passed com)
HF 2317 Veterans homeownership fund/HSB 617 (2/18 passed com) – support
HF 2331 Restriction of rental prop/HSB 9/HF 184 (2/17 passed com) -support
HF 2344 Drainage/levee districts/HF 460 (2/25 passed House)
HF 2373 Hiring preference to vets/HSB 512/HF 2234 (2/19 passed com)
HF 2375 Land use restrictions/HSB 573/SSB 3115 (2/19 passed com)
HF 2408 Excavator notification requirements/HSB 518 (2/18 passed com) – against
HF 2410 Exceptions from city zoning regs/HSB 627 (2/21 passed com)
SF 431 Solar income tax credit (passed Senate 2013)
SF 2017 Tax exemption wetlands
SF 2085 Real property enhancement/HF 2057
SF 2091 Co-ownership/SSB 3082 (2/24 passed Senate)
SF 2155 Private construction contracts/SSB 3059/HSB 575 (2/24 passed Senate)
SF 2191 Financing work drainage districts/SF 2055 (2/25 passed Senate)
SF 2260 Min. wage increase/SSB 3194 (2/21 passed com) -against
SF 2262 Radon testing in public schools/SF 2127 (2/21 passed com)
SF 2264 Construction managers/public works/SF 2177 (2/21 passed com)
SF 2265 Vehicle regist/levee/SSB 3140/HSB 605/HF 2273 (2/21 passed com)
SF 2273 Trustees of ag land in dranage districts/SSB 3172 (2/21 passed com)
SF 2304 Restriction of rental property/SSB 3068 (2/21 passed com) – against
SF 2312 Regulating multi-housing/HSB 583(2/21 passed com)
SF 2315 Land use restrictions/SSB 3115/HSB 573 (2/21 passed com)
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Hole Sponsors Needed for HBAI EC Inaugural Doug Mayo Golf Outing
The support has been overwhelming for our inaugural Doug Mayo Memorial Scholarship golf outing set for June 27 – nearly all of the sponsorships are sold and there are only a few spots for foursomes available. We do need quite a few more hole sponsors though. They are $150 if you want to be the exclusive sponsor or $100 if you don’t mind sharing. Please email Jay Iverson as soon as possible to be added to the list.
HBAI Executive Officer Jay Iverson discussed NAHB and HBAI issues with U.S. Congressional Candidate David Young, who is running for the third district spot in Iowa currently held by Tom Latham. They talked about a number of NAHB and HBAI issues. Young served as Senator Chuck Grassley’s chief of staff for many years.
Be Very Proud of Iowa and Area 10
While we were at the IBS, our Region 10 group got together and kicked butt with the BUILD-PAC Olympic Games. A big part of it came from Iowa. Congratulations Areas 10 (1st place), 5 (2nd place) and 3 (3rd place) for going above and beyond to recruit new BUILD-PAC contributors and encourage existing members to upgrade their donor clubs! Area 10 alone raised almost $30,000!
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