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2022

Last Updated: 5-6-22

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Senate Files

Bill Number Title Sponsor(s)/Comment(s) Date
SF 128 Establishing an education savings grant program for certain pupils attending a nonpublic school, establishing an education savings grant fund, providing an income tax exemption, making appropriations, providing penalties, and including applicability provisions. Carlin 1/13/22
SF 233, SF67 Regarding driving privileges of persons issued a special minor’s driver’s license who attend a public school, and making penalties applicable. Committee on Transportation 1/14/22
SF 310 Relating to the establishment of a transitional bilingual education pilot program. Carlin & 6 Others 1/13/22
SF 545, SF 452 Establishing a learning recovery task force. Cournoyer 1/13/22
SF 2003, HF2008 Certain amounts of school district funding for programs for at-risk students, secondary students who attend alternative programs or alternative schools, or returning dropouts and dropout prevention, and including effective date provisions. Cournoyer 1/12/22
SF 2012 Prohibits labor commissioner from enforcing federal OSHA requirements regarding vaccination status, testing and testing results, and determining whether an individual has had COVID. Nunn 1/13/22
SF 2017 Requires the State Registrar of Elections (Secretary of State) to use electronic driver’s license records to register voters. Requires the DOT to submit such records to SOS. Requires county commissioners (auditors) to review the records. Allows a person to decline to be registered to vote. Establishes notification and other related requirements. Jochum & 9 Others 1/13/22
SF 2020 Requires that period products (tampons and pads) be made available in the restrooms of state buildings at no charge. Petersen 1/14/22
SF 2024 Does not allow the school curriculum for grades 1-6 to include gender identity. Allows parents to opt out of this prohibition for the child through written consent. Allows the child to opt out of such instruction. Carlin 1/14/22
SF 2025 Requires schools to designate multi-occupant toilets for one sex. Prohibits someone of a different biological sex from using a bathroom designated for the other biological sex. Carlin 1/14/22
SF 2026 Raises the amounts for the Iowa Scholar Program ($7,500 a year, $37,500 total). Makes the priority list: 1) renewals, 2) graduates of approved teacher preparation programs, 3) minorities, 4) Iowans. Carlin 1/14/22
SF 2037 Prohibits school administrators from allowing race or sex scapegoating, or related concepts, to be taught. Establishes penalties for violations, including suspension without pay. Dickey 1/14/22
SF 2039 Requires schools to prohibit school-sponsored events that are open only to members of a particular race or that limit participation or assess outcomes based on race. Dickey 1/14/22
SF 2040 Prohibits collecting student data on race, religion or national origin from charter schools, except as required by federal law. Prohibits the charter schools from collecting such data, except as required by federal law. Dickey 1/14/22
SF 2041 Requires a parent, with joint or sole custody, who is relocating a child outside of the child’s school district to give 60-days’ notice to the court and non-relocating parent. Requires the court to determine if the relocation is in the best interest of the child, upon a motion from either parent. Allows the court to make changes to the custody order, based on the best interest determination. Dickey 1/14/22
SF 2042 Requires the state universities to offer an undergraduate program that does not require a student to complete general education courses or courses outside the student’s field of study Dickey 1/14/22
SF 2043 Requires a K-12 to take the pledge of allegiance and to stand for the pledge unless the teacher has a documented disability. Prohibits teachers from speaking about the pledge to a student in a manner that can be understood to be unpatriotic or to politically influence the student. Dickey 1/14/22
SF 2044 Allows a school employee who is wrongfully accused of afflicting corporal punishment on a student to collect attorney’s fees if the employee prevails in a lawsuit. Dickey 1/14/22
SF 2047 Prohibits schools from paying fees to a HS extracurricular activity organization if the organization does not classify private schools one class higher than enrollment would require. Does not apply to private schools in the largest classes. Dickey 1/14/22
SF 2059 Exempts the homestead of a senior from certain school property taxes. Requires the senior to file for the exemption. Effective for tax years beginning in 2023. Carlin 1/19/22
SF 2071 Requires health and human growth curriculum (sex education) for K-6 to include instruction on identifying parts of the body and age-appropriate, research-based information on empathy and respecting personal boundaries. Requires the curriculum for 7-12 to include information on consent and on identifying sexually predatory behavior and unhealthy relationships. Petersen 1/19/22
SF 2074 Allows schools to request DOE approval to use SAVE funds for three school years for costs related to starting or expanding preschool programs. Requires the schools to demonstrate that there is not sufficient capacity in the area to serve children who are not English proficient or the number of students who qualify for free/reduced price lunches or if more than 15% of students are not reading proficiently. Mathis 1/19/22
SF 2075 Requires the Regents and school boards to require K-12 schools and universities that issue IDs to include the three-digit number suicide hotline number from DHS. Encourages private schools to do the same. Mathis 1/19/22
SF 2077 Provides for the automatic registration of eligible electors upon review of electronic records received from state agencies and including effective date provisions. Mathis 1/21/22
SF 2079, SSB 3004 Allows only the State Board of Health to require additional immunizations for daycare of K-12 students. Preempts local ordinances. Deems religious and medical exceptions apply to any immunization requirements from the State Board. Committee on Education 1/20/22
SF 2080, SSB 3005 Prohibits schools from doing invasive physical exams, or screenings not required by law, of students without written permission. Makes exceptions for emancipated minors, emergent care situations and child abuse assessments. Committee on Education 1/20/22
SF 2081, SSB 3002 Allows a recipient of a grant through the computer science professional development incentive fund to spend grant through September 30 of the subsequent fiscal year. Committee on Education 1/20/22
SF 2086; SSB 3008 Reduces the number of members of the Iowa Council on Homelessness to 11 voting public members and 8  non-voting agency directors. Requires the director of the DOE (or director's designee) to be a non-voting member. Committee on State Government 2/24/22
SF 2094 Addresses the educational setting (school) of a minor child during a child custody proceeding. Zaun 1/24/22
SF 2128, SSB 3047 Changes references from “limited English proficiency” to “English learner.” Makes changes to community college planning committees on hiring and developing staff. Makes changes on community college instructor qualifications and to community college accreditation. Committee on Education 1/27/22
SF 2129, SSB 3046 Makes part-time students eligible for Future Ready Last Dollar scholarships. Committee on Education 1/27/22
SF 2130, SSB 3048 Requires that tuition refunds from for-profit schools to Iowa residents meet certain Code standards. Committee on Education 1/27/22
SF 2136 Directs the State BOE to establish standards for courses on Hebrew scriptures and the Bible, in order to develop a cultural understanding. Prohibits teaching the courses in a way that violates religious neutrality. Allows the appropriate display of religious materials to the course. Senate: Guth, J. Taylor, Green, and Johnson 1/27/22
SF 2149 Increases the percentage of the preschool budget enrollment used to determine school aid, based on the number of preschool instruction hours offered by the school. Effective for the 2023-24 school year. Quirmbach 1/31/22
SF 2150 Appropriates $7.5 million for Vo-Tech grants and $13 million for Skilled Workforce grants in FY 2023. J. Smith & 6 Others 1/31/22
SF 2151 Makes the preschool budget enrollment used for funding 100% of the actual enrollment. Establishes an on-time funding adjustment. Effective for school year 2023-24. J. Smith & 6 Others 1/31/22
SF 2154 Requires 7-12 science classes to include science- on human (anthropogenic) climate change. Bolkcom 1/31/22
SF 2163 Appropriates $15 million for the DOE to establish a grant program for MH providers for schools in high-need areas. Requires the State BOE to consult with stakeholders on rules and requires that grants supplement and not supplant existing funding. Mathis 2/1/22
SF 2195, SSB 3003 Establishes mental health professional loan repayment program within the college student aid commission. Committee on Education 2/3/22
SF 2197, SF 168 Requires that the parents of children with disabilities who attend non-public schools and receive certain support services from by AEAs to agree to the provision of those services on at the non-public school, in addition to current requirements from the owner/custodian of the property for the non-public schools. Committee on Education 2/3/22
SF 2199 Allows the use of general revenues by a school for on-time preschool funding if the preschool enrollment exceeds the budget enrollment by more than 50%. Requires the school board to approve the use. Trone Garriott 2/4/22
SF 2200 Requires school boards to appoint a student to the board as a non-voting member and sets the terms for the student board member. Trone Garriott 2/4/22
SF 2201 Makes children who turn 5 between March 15 - September 15 eligible for the statewide preschool program and funding if the school enrolls such students. Trone Garriott 2/4/22
SF 2204, SSB3090 Sets the SSA/categorical growth rate at 2.25%. Changes the calculation for the regular per-pupil program cost to add $10 for one year (the 2022-23 school year). Changes the property tax replacement calculation. Increases the appropriation for transportation equity to the amount needed for full funding. Committee on Education 2/7/22
SF 2205, SSB3079 Creates a parental bill of rights in regard to school matters. Committee on Education 2/7/22
SF 2221 Appropriates $15 million for a class size reduction supplement to be shared by schools that had 18 students in class for the 2021-2022 school year for K-8 classes. Requires the schools use the funds to reduce class sizes. Trone Garriott 2/8/22
SF 2238 Requires candidates for city, school districts and merged area offices to be nominated by primary. Makes conforming changes. Zaun 2/9/22
SF 2243 Appropriates $1 million to the DOE for competitive grants for an experiential learning program and for schools to hire a coordinator for such programs. Giddens & Dotzler 2/9/22
SF 2244 Appropriates $5 million to the CSC for a loan repayment program for employees of non-profits. Giddens 2/9/22
SF 2248 Changes the calculation for school foundation aid to an amount equal to the difference between the amount of foundation property tax and the combined foundation base. Rowley 2/9/22
SF 2263 Exempts some gubernatorial appointees from Senate confirmation requirements. Allows the Senate to make a gubernatorial appointment subject to confirmation if 26 Senators request a vote. Requires the reasons for moving the confirmation to a vote to be printed in the Senate Journal. Committee on State Government 3/18/22
SF 2266, SF2166 Raises the amount a retired IPERS member can earn to $50,000. Raises the cap for the value of a contract for a school board member to $20,000. Committee on State Government 2/14/22
SF 2273 Appropriates an additional $2 million in FY 2022 to the CSC for the Future Ready Iowa Skilled Worker Last Dollar scholarship program. J. Smith 2/16/22
SF 2274, SSB 3028 Deems all of the records of the Iowa Public Broadcasting Board (videos, electronic storage, documents and other information) as public records subject to examination, unless otherwise confidential. Prohibits the assertion of intellectual property rights more than ten years after the record was created Committee on State Government 2/16/22
SF 2290, SSB 3135 Establishes a Dairy & Milk Innovation Program. Requires the EDA, in consultation with DALS, to administer the program. Creates a task force to look at establishing an artisanal dairy program at a community college or Regents school. Committee on Agriculture 2/16/22
SF 2291 Allows schools to use para-educators as substitute teachers, except for driver’s education, if the school makes a good-faith effort to find a qualified sub. Requires the para-educator to be paid the same rate as a regular substitute. Authorizes the BoEE to adopt rules. Administrative Rules Review Committee 2/16/22
SF 2293; SSB 3024 Changes references in regard to the duties of the Iowa Drug Policy Coordinator and increases the number of members on the advisory council to 17 Committee on Judiciary 2/17/22
SF 2294; SSB 3110, HSB 680 Makes the non-substantive Code Editor changes Committee on Judiciary 2/18/22
SF 2295; SSB 3109, HSB 715 Makes the statutory Code Editor corrections Committee on Judiciary 2/18/22
SF 2306, SF 2239 Prohibits high schools from charging admissions to persons under 18 to HS sports and other extracurricular activities. Excludes post-season and state tournaments. Committee on State Government 2/17/22
SF 2307, SSB 3114 Prohibits various licensing boards (except for medicine and nursing) from requiring an official transcript or diploma, for applying for licenses or renewals. Prohibits requiring the submission of a transcript or diploma if the granting institution no longer exists. Committee on State Government 2/17/22
SF 2339 Allows a HS student to take up to 3 mental health days a year, without penalty. Does not allow a school to require a doctor’s note. Celsi 2/18/22
SF 2340 Requires the BoEE to adopt rules for the DCI to do background checks. Includes other licensing/endorsement provisions Requires student teachers be paid. Requires schools to have one full-time substitute for every 100 teachers. Requires bonuses be paid to most school employees. Celsi 2/18/22
SF 2341 Establishes a school MH funding supplement. Requires schools use the supplement to improve student MH and for the costs of professional staff. Effective immediately. Celsi 2/18/22
SF 2342; SSB 3146 Requires that college and school sports be classified according to the sex of the team members, including categories for mixed or co-ed. Limits participation on teams for girls to students who were listed as female on their birth certificates. Committee on Education 2/18/22
SF 2345; SSB 3122 Codifies rules on the Congenital & Inherited Disorders Advisory Committee. Adds new conditions as identified by the federal government should be added to the current screening panel for newborns. Establishes annual reporting requirements for the DPH on newborn screenings, including new conditions that may be added, status and resources for the program and other matters. Committee on Human Resources 3/8/22
SF 2348; SSB 3103 Allows a school district to request supplemental aid from the School Budget Review Committee if the number of open-enrolled students in the district exceeds 35% of the enrollment. Establishes a formula for how much supplemental aid the School Budget Review Committee can allow. Requires the school district to hold public hearings. Committee on Education 2/21/22
SF 2351; SF 89 Requires cursive instruction for students enrolled in public elementary schools. Committee on Education 2/21/22
SF 2356; SSB 3085 Allows a school board to use a volunteer substitute teacher who has specific credentials that allow the person to substitute without having to pay the person. Requires the sub to pass a background check. Committee on Education 2/21/22
SF 2357; SF 2203 Requires school boards to meet in-person. Prohibits remote attendance by a member unless the member is sick. Requires members to vote yea or nay on issues, expect in cases of a personal conflict. Makes a majority members present a quorum. Committee on Education 2/21/22
SF 2358; SF 2112 Directs the DOE to convene a working group on achievement gaps for K-12 students and to report by December 2022. Committee on Education 2/21/22
SF 2359; SF 2107 Directs the DOE to convene a working group to study the impact of technology on cognitive learning. Committee on Education 2/21/22
SF 2362; SSB 3104 Relating to entities supported in whole or in part by public moneys, including the sale of public bonds, the duties and responsibilities of school boards, school districts, the department of education, the board of educational examiners, and accredited nonpublic schools, and the membership of county conference boards. Committee on Education 2/21/22
SF 2364; SF 2198 Requires schools designate an administrator to ensure that no obscene material is in school libraries. Prohibits an administrator from knowingly giving a student obscene material or a teacher from knowingly assigning obscene material. Makes violations a serious misdemeanor. Allows parents to seek injunctive relief, with civil penalties assessed against the school. Committee on Judiciary 2/21/22
SF 2368 Establishes a student teacher grant program and raises initial teacher salaries. Strikes certain testing requirements and makes changes to endorsements. Creates a teacher retention task force. Allows schools to spend money on teacher appreciation activities. Mathis & 16 Others 3/1/22
SF 2369; SF 2349; SSB 3080 Establishes a student first scholarship program and a student first enrollment supplement fund, requiring the boards of directors of school districts to publish certain specified information, modifying provisions related to required social studies instruction, open enrollment, teacher librarian endorsements, competent private instruction, and special education, making appropriations, providing penalties, and including effective date, applicability, and retroactive applicability provisions. Committee on Appropriations 3/1/22
SF 2371 Enacts various changes related to records, tax remittances, electronic filings and communications, and various other tax matters. Committee on Ways and Means 3/17/22
SF 2377; SF 2202, SSB 3067 Intern: Requires a college with a program to prepare students for a teaching intern license to make sure that the students meet certain requirements. Teach Iowa: Reserves half the awards under Teach Iowa for districts under 1,200. Allows the CSC to make awards of Teach Iowa grants that differ from the reserved amounts for various groups if there are not enough applicants for one of the reserves. Committee on Ways and Means 3/21/22
SF 2380 A bill for an act to designate February 1 of each year as George Washington Carver Day. Whitver & Wahls 4/19/22
       

Senate Study Bills

Bill Number Title Sponsor(s)/Comment(s) Date
SSB 3081 Prohibits a school from offering a shared/concurrent enrollment course through a community college that is outside the merged area of the school unless the community college in the merged area does not offer a comparable course. Allows the school board to determine what is a comparable course. Proposed Committee on Education Bill by Chairperson Sinclair 1/31/22
SSB 3082 Requires a private college to have been established prior to 2020 in order to qualify for the Iowa tuition grant program. Proposed Committee on Education Bill by Chairperson Sinclair 1/31/22
SSB 3112 Requires the DPH to adopt rules to allow schools and colleges and long-term care facilities to get medical marijuana licenses in order to distribute medical cannabis to persons in the care of the institution. Proposed Committee on Judiciary Bill by Chairperson Zaun 2/8/22
SSB 3123 Requires the DOE to have a process for school boards to report annually on student participation in work-based learning programs. Requires the BoEE to develop certification for work-based learning supervisors. Requires student education plans to identify work-based learning opportunities in HS that will help the student in college. Proposed Governor Bill 2/14/22
SSB 3137 Makes the Governor’s proposed spending from RIIF and the Technology Reinvestment fund for FY 2023. Proposed Governor Budget Bill 2/16/22
SSB 3139 Requires the DOE, with the DNR, to convene a working group to study integrating cross-bow instruction in PE courses and extracurricular activities. Includes reporting requirements. Proposed Committee on Education Bill by Chairperson Sinclair 2/14/22
SSB 3148 Makes the Governor’s FY 2023 GF appropriations to the CSC, the DOE, DOB, Regents and community colleges. Proposed Governor Budget Bill 2/17/22
       

Senate Resolutions

Bill Number Title Sponsor(s)/Comment(s) Date
SR 124 A resolution honoring the responders to the March 7, 2022, East High School shooting. Boulton 4/19/22

Senate Concurrent Resolutions

Bill Number Title Sponsor(s)/Comment(s) Date
SCR101 Urges the United States Drug Enforcement Administration to grant an exception to the classification of cannabis under schedule I of the federal Controlled Substances Act in Iowa for educational and long-term care facilities. Zaun 1/24/22
       

Senate Joint Resolutions

Bill Number Title Sponsor(s)/Comment(s) Date
       

House Files

Bill Number Title Sponsor(s)/Comment(s) Date
HF 318 Relating to the statewide preschool program by modifying provisions relating to eligibility, funding, and compulsory attendance and including applicability provisions. Committee on Education 3/28/22
HF 604; HF 244 Requires the DOE to hire an Early Language Development Coordinator and requires the development of tools to assess the language and literacy acquisition skills of young deaf children. Requires development of a resource for parents. Creates an advisory committee. Committee on Education 3/11/22
HF 771 Includes bronchodilators and related equipment to the medications that may be self-administered by students and stored at schools. Committee on Human Resources 3/11/22
HF 2008, SF2003 Increases funding that schools can use for at-risk student programs by 0.5% starting in FY 2023 until reaching a maximum of 5%. Ingels 1/11/22
HF 2009 Authorizes the use of revenues from the district management levy for the employment of school resource officers. Lohse 1/11/22
HF 2019 Establishes an Advanced Opportunity program to help junior high and high school students take extra courses to graduate early. Makes students eligible for $4,125 to take overload courses. Requires the DOE to set requirements for overload courses. Lohse 1/12/22
HF 2020 Strikes the ability of colleges to use a subject assessment from a national testing program for candidates in teacher preparation programs. Gobble 1/12/22
HF 2021 Strikes the ability of colleges to use a subject assessment from a national testing program for candidates in teacher preparation programs or a valid subject area performance assessment. Increases the field experience hours needed by teaching candidates to 100 hours and requires 10 hours to be prior to the student being accepted into a program. Gobble 1/12/22
HF 2036 Requires a business that requires COVID testing as a vaccination alternative to pay all the costs for testing, including paying the employee for time away from work. Prohibits requiring an employee to undergo testing outside of normal work hours. Stone 1/18/22
HF 2038 Moves provisions concerning certain for-profit private colleges regarding tuition grants into the definition of accredited private institution. Stone 1/14/22
HF 2039 Requires the state universities to schedule at least one game a year against each other in all of the NCAA sanctioned sports the schools offer. Requires games to take place at the home of school in a higher class. Ingels 1/14/22
HF 2053 Prohibitions against: requiring teachers to discuss controversial issues in government, history or social studies courses; schools from requiring students in such courses to join an organization that lobbies or engages in public policy advocacy; schools from accepting money for curriculum or professional development; compelling teachers to affirm a belief in systemic racism, the fluidity of gender identities or against the teacher’s sincerely-held religious beliefs. Salmon 1/20/22
HF 2054 Requires schools to notify parents about programs, curriculum or other material that includes instruction on sexual orientation or gender identity. Allows the parent to file a written request that the pupil be excused. Allows teachers to respond to questions in class on sexual orientation or gender identity without giving notice or for school employees to respond to such questions to address a bullying incident. Salmon 1/20/22
HF 2055 Deems student athletes at Regent schools to be employees ad requires the Regents to set a pay schedule for them. Hunter 1/20/22
HF 2060 Courses: Requires HS students to have one unit each of US government, US history, Iowa history and civics. Requires the courses to include instruction on the US Constitution, voting procedures an objective analysis of other ideologies through world history. Requires public school students to be given a multiple-choice test on US government and for the DOE to publish the results on the internet. Books: Requires the DOE to review and approve materials for these courses. Requires parents to be consulted and for the DOE to publish notice on the internet of the materials to be used. Issues: Prohibits requiring teachers or students to affirm a stance on any controversial issue. Wills & 9 Others 1/20/22
HF 2080, HF2037 Increases the supplemental weighting for schools that share operational superintendent management functions. Committee on Education 1/24/22
HF 2081, HSB 520 Strikes the ability of colleges to administer a pre-professional assessment to teaching candidates and strikes the ability to use a subject assessment from a national testing program. Committee on Education 1/24/22
HF 2082, HSB 521 The collection of certain school taxes collected in urban renewal areas containing wind energy conversion property. Committee on Education 1/24/22
HF 2083, HSB519 Makes teachers who finish preparation programs in the top 50% of the class eligible for Teach Iowa grants if the teacher is going to teach in-state. Splits grants for teachers based on the size of the district (half for under 1,000 students, half for over 1,000 students). Authorizes the CSC to make different awards if there are not enough applicants for some of the reserved funds. Committee on Education 1/24/22
HF 2089 Requires that civics be taught in grades K-12 and specifies the principles of civics to be taught. Requires that high school government courses include a discussion of communism and totalitarianism, and other ideologies, that conflict with the principles of freedom and democracy essential to the US. Wheeler 1/25/22
HF 2090 Modifies definition of governmental entity under 25A.1; prohibits governmental entities receiving tax-generated revenue from teaching, advocating, encouraging, promoting, acting upon stereotypes, etc. based on demographics, etc. Wheeler 1/26/22
HF 2091 Creates a property tax refund for the parents of children who attend private schools for the amount paid by the parent for school taxes. Bush 1/25/22
HF 2098 Requires health and human growth curriculum (sex education) for K-6 to include instruction on identifying parts of the body and age-appropriate, research-based information on empathy and respecting personal boundaries. Requires the curriculum for 7-12 to include information on consent and on identifying sexually predatory behavior and unhealthy relationships. Brown-Powers 1/26/22
HF 2100 Requires the DOE to develop an alternative energy innovation program. Gobble 1/26/22
HF 2110 Prohibits discrimination in schools, at work and in other public accommodations on the basis of hair texture or hairstyles that are historically associated with a race. Anderson & 11 Others 1/26/22
HF 2127; HSB 510 Allows a childcare provider to collect the difference between the amount of state assistance and the amount the provider normally charges from a family in the childcare assistance program. Committee on Human Resources 3/7/22
HF 2132 Allows school boards to restrict comments at meetings to parents and guardians of students in the district. Gobble 1/27/22
HF 2136 Changes the calculation for school foundation aid to an amount equal to the difference between the amount of foundation property tax and the combined foundation base. Sets a minimum for what school districts can receive. Strikes obsolete language. Wills 1/27/22
HF 2146 Adds one senator and one representative as ex officio members of the BoEE. Thompson 1/28/22
HF 2148, HSB 518 Strikes current provisions on when teachers submit resignations at the end of the school year when not accepting a contract and requires a teacher to submit a written resignation by the date specified by the school board or by June 30th. Committee on Education 1/28/22
HF 2151 Requires the BoEE to allow teaching applicants to submit fingerprint packages electronically. Bossman 1/28/22
HF 2156, HSB 542 Requires tuition refunds from for-profit schools to Iowans meet certain Code standards. Committee on Education 1/28/22
HF 2158 Requires the BoEE to give student teachers an authorization for the student teacher to substitute in the class the student is currently teaching, if the regular teacher is absent. Gobble 1/28/22
HF 2159 Requires the BoEE to convene a teacher licensing reciprocity task force to review requirements for out-of state teachers who wish to be licensed in Iowa, to study teacher education programs in other states and to study how to improve the process of licensing out-of-state teachers. Gobble 1/28/22
HF 2165, HSB541 Makes part-time students eligible for Future Ready Last Dollar scholarships. Committee on Education 1/31/22
HF 2170, HSB581 Excludes the employment of a licensed teacher for a non-administrative position as covered employment in terms of determining a bona fide retirement under IPERS, between July 2022 through July 2026. Committee on State Government 2/1/22
HF 2176 Makes it an aggravated misdemeanor (1st offense) or Class D felony (subsequent offenses) for a school employee or public librarian to knowingly give obscene material to a minor. Makes each day the violation continues a separate offense. Authorizes a civil cause of action for the parents, including damages, with a minimum of $10,000, attorney fees and injunctive relief. Salmon & 13 Others 2/1/22
HF 2177 Requires schools to install cameras in classrooms and to livestream the footage for parents to watch. Mommsen 2/1/22
HF 2178 Requires the 14-week period for student teaching to be reduced for student teachers who have already worked as substitutes. Fisher 2/1/22
HF 2181 Appropriates $1 million to the CSC for a program to pay teacher student loans. Staed & 11 Others 2/1/22
HF 2182 Consolidates the area education agencies to 4, modifies the teacher salary supplement state cost per pupil calculation, and modifies the employment terms of certain specified employees of area education agencies. Gobble 2/1/22
HF 2183 Requires human growth and development curriculum (sex education) include age-appropriate instruction on healthy dating and on the meaning of consent. Bohannan 2/1/22
HF 2184 Requires school boards to appoint a student, a parent and a teacher to the board for a one-year term as a non-voting member. Requires school districts to develop an application and requires students to have parental permission to serve. Gobble 2/1/22
HF 2185 Requires the CSC to establish a grant program to help teachers earn an advanced dyslexia specialist endorsement. Gives priority to Iowans and graduates of Iowa colleges. Requires the CSC to work with the DOE on rules. Jones 2/1/22
HF 2187 Establishes supplementary weighting for schools for MH/behavioral services. Staed & 10 Others 2/1/22
HF 2197, HSB517 Defines persons with psychology doctorates and specialty training in neuropsychology or concussion management as licensed health care providers for HS concussion policies. Committee on Human Resources 2/1/22
HF 2198; HSB 539 Requires the DHS to amend rules to allow 16 year-olds to working or volunteering at a childcare facility to be unsupervised. Committee on Human Resources 3/7/22
HF 2204 Establishes supplementary weighting for school activities (0.001 per pupil) for the student activity fund. Mascher 2/3/22
HF 2212 Allows the parents of a child born in September to elect to have the child covered under compulsory attendance rules when the child is 5 and to elect to have the school treat the child as age five, when the child reaches age 6. Jacoby 2/2/22
HF 2218, HF2052 Allows school districts to filter internet sites to prevent connections to social media. Committee on Education 2/2/22
HF 2223 Establishes education scholarships (Iowa Hope Scholarships) for K-12 students who attend private schools or are home-schooled in the DOM. Wheeler & 10 Others 2/2/22
HF 2224 Bars schools from using names, mascots and symbols depicting a Native American tribe after January 2024. Does not include schools controlled by a tribe or a BIA school. Wolf & 3 Others 2/2/22
HF 2250, HSB 561 Prohibits the use of a hand-held electronic communication device while driving in a road work zone or school zone. Committee on Transportation 2/4/22
HF 2253 Allows a school district with less than 1,000 students to use the district management levy for a student loan repayment program under early retirement incentives. Dolecheck 2/4/22
HF 2254 Allows schools to offer five consecutive days of on-line learning and for no more than 10 days in the school year. Requires schools to apply to the DOE to exceed these limits. Deems on-line days offered in excess of this limit to not count toward the required number of days of instruction. Dolecheck 2/4/22
HF 2258; HSB 573 Reduces the number of members of the Iowa Council on Homelessness to 11 voting public members appointed by the Governor and 8 non-voting agency directors, including the director of the DOE as a non-voting member.  Committee on State Government 2/24/22
HF 2261 Authorizes civil actions against a distributor whose internet site has obscene material and who knowingly allow a minor to access the site. Jacobsen 2/4/22
HF 2262 Requires the DOE to convene a task force on language equality and acquisition for deaf children. Requires the task force to create a resource for the parents of deaf children to help track the language acquisition of their children and to assess their language competency. Jacobsen 2/4/22
HF 2263 Requires HS students pass the US citizenship test and to get a passing score on a financial literacy test in order to graduate. Allows the student to retake the tests as many times as needed. Jacobsen 2/4/22
HF 2280, HSB516 Includes bronchodilators and related equipment to the medications that may be self-administered by students and stored at schools. Committee on Human Resources 2/4/22
HF 2283 Modifies the supplementary weightings to schools for programs for at-risk students. Strikes obsolete provisions and makes corresponding changes. Staed 2/4/22
HF 2294, HF2109 Requires public schools to include Iowa Crisis hotline and text numbers on 7-12 student IDs. Encourages the inclusion on grades 5-6 IDs. Allows the schools to use up any existing stock before meeting these requirements. Committee on Education 2/8/22
HF 2298, HF2040 Prohibits requiring a COVID immunization in order to enroll in childcare center, school or college or university prior to July 2029. Committee on Education 2/8/22
HF 2315, HSB660 Appropriates $19.2 million in FY 2022 to make supplemental payments to schools for increased costs for bus drivers, para-educator and other matters. Bases the payment on school enrollment. Committee on Appropriations 2/9/22
HF 2316, HSB658 Sets the SSA at 2.5%. For the school year 2022-23, makes the regular program per-pupil cost equal the regular program cost plus the supplemental and $5. Makes the appropriation for transportation equity equal to the amount needed to fully fund transportation equity payments. Changes the property tax replacement formula. Committee on Education 2/9/22
HF 2322 Provides for the agricultural commodities produced in this state, including the preparation or processing of agricultural commodities into local food, by providing for the membership of the local food and farm program council, and the local food and farm program. Ingels 2/10/22
HF 2332 Makes childcare jobs exempt from the wage requirements and qualifies the jobs for Future Ready last dollar scholarships. Establishes a standing appropriation of $265,950 for the program. Elhert & Mascher 2/10/22
HF 2350 Appropriates $10 million to the CSC for an Iowa All College Corp program. Authorizes grants to Iowans who graduate from an Iowa HS, enroll in college, and complete 450 hours of community service during the college school year. Limits the grant to no more than the amount of tuition and makes the grants first-come, first served Wessel-Kroeschell 2/14/22
HF 2351 Allows teacher apprenticeship programs to be considered as concurrent enrollment under school district - community college sharing programs. Defines teacher apprenticeship programs. Mascher 2/14/22
HF 2352 Makes the student teaching experience for one year during the student teacher’s first year in school. Requires a cooperating teacher to supervise the student teacher and for the school with the cooperating teacher to pay the student teacher. Mascher 2/14/22
HF 2367, HSB563 Changes references in regard to the duties of the Iowa Drug Policy Coordinator and increases the number of members on the advisory council to 17. Committee on Public Safety 2/17/22
HF 2377 Establishes a financial wellness office in the Department of Commerce to help improve the financial literacy of Iowans. Includes implementing provisions. Committee on Commerce 2/16/22
HF 2385, HSB 527 Adds persons performing volunteer or services under contract to a public or private school or a charter school to the definition of a school employee and includes charter school students as students in regard to provisions on the sexual exploitation of student by a school employee. Requires, rather than allows mandatory reporters to make reports of abuse for children over 12. Committee on Judiciary 2/14/22
HF 2398; HSB 656 Strikes requirements for teachers with a master’s degree or PhD to renew their licenses. Includes conforming provisions. Committee on Education 2/16/22
HF 2409; HSB 611 Changes references from “limited English proficiency” to “English learner.” Makes changes to community college planning committees on hiring and developing staff. Makes changes on community college instructor qualifications. Makes other changes related to community college accreditation. Committee on Education 2/16/22
HF 2412; HF 2264 Requires school boards to conduct a short-term test(2 to 7-day test) for radon in school buildings at least once by July 2027 and at least once every five years afterwards, by certified testers. Requires the results to be published. Committee on Education 2/16/22
HF 2416; HF 2309 Requires that HS sports be classified according to the sex of the team members, including categories for mixed or co-ed. Limits participation on teams for girls to students who were listed as female on their birth certificates. Committee on Education 2/16/22
HF 2417; HF 2139 Changes the wait period for students who transfer to another school before competing in sports to 90 calendar days. Committee on Education 2/16/22
HF 2418; HF 2099 Requires HS students to have one unit each of US government, US history, Iowa history and civics. Requires the courses to include instruction on the US Constitution, voting procedures an objective analysis of other ideologies through world history. Requires that students have a 1/2 unit on civics discourse prior to finishing grade 8. Committee on Education 2/16/22
HF 2421; HSB 632 Allows an out-of-state applicant to qualify for a regional exchange license by showing a bona fide offer of employment to the BoEE. Requires the BoEE to issue a teacher intern license to an applicant who qualifies as a non-traditional applicant. Requires the BoEE to adopt rules to allow a teacher seeking a career and technical secondary authorization to receive the authorization prior to getting employment. Committee on Education 2/16/22
HF 2424 Allows a minor with a special driving license to drive to and from work by the most direct route. Requires the route be less than 25 miles. Wheeler 2/17/22
HF 2425 Establishes an income tax credit for 65% percent of a contribution to a qualified charitable private instruction tuition organization. Requires the 90% of the grants go to students whose family income is less than 400% of the FPL. Wheeler 2/16/22
HF 2432 Authorizes the State Treasurer to spend $125 million from federal pandemic funds to pay $2,500 into Iowa Educational Savings Plans for essential workers. Isenhart 2/17/22
HF 2433; HF2308 Dairy & Milk Innovation Program. Requires the EDA, in consultation with DALS, to administer the program. Creates a task force to look at establishing an artisanal dairy program at a community college or Regents school. Committee on Agriculture 2/17/22
HF 2448 Requires that human growth and development instruction provided by school districts include age-appropriate and research-based instruction inclusive of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender health practices. Bennett 2/18/22
HF 2449 Requires that human growth and development instruction provided by school districts include instruction on consent. Bennett 2/18/22
HF 2470; HSB 675 Requires various agencies to develop programs/rules related to artisanal butchery by December 2022; requires the DOE and the state BOE to develop an artisanal butchery certificate program to be offered through community colleges. Committee on Economic Growth 2/18/22
HF 2488; HSB 579 Requires all records, videos, electronic storage, documents, tapes, and other information or material, stored or preserved on behalf of the state to be considered public records. Committee on State Government 2/18/22
HF 2493; HSB 720 Allows schools to use para-educators as substitute teachers, except for driver’s education, if the school makes a good-faith effort to find a qualified sub. Requires the para-educator to be paid the same as a regular sub. Authorizes the BoEE to adopt rules. Administrative Rules Review Committee 2/22/22
HF 2495; HF 2306 Requires the CSC to develop a scholarship program to aid individuals who have intellectual disabilities and are enrolled in a post-secondary transition program. Requires the program to have federal approval. Requires the CSC to establish criteria and give priority to Iowans. Establishes a fund for appropriations. Committee on Education 2/22/22
HF 2498; HSB 705 Includes parts of the Governor’s education proposals. Private Special Ed: Allows a private school student needing special education courses to be placed in those courses without prior approval by the AEA. Allows the student to be dually enrolled. Open Enrollment: Allows the sibling of a student who is appealing a decision to deny an open enrollment request due to harassment that was filed after March 1 to also appeals decision on open enrollment. Allows such a sibling student to compete immediately in athletics. Librarians: Strikes requirements that a school librarian have an MLS. Committee on Education 2/22/22
HF 2500; HF 2085 Establishes an alternative license for teachers. Requires the candidate to be 26, have a bachelor’s degree and complete an alternative program and praxis subject assessment. Requires the candidate to complete a one-year clinical experience as a teacher in the initial year. Prohibits the person from teaching special education courses. Includes other requirements. Requires the BOE to report annually on the status of the program. Committee on Education 2/22/22
HF 2513 Prohibits discrimination based upon racial biases and stereotypes associated with hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles in education, employment, housing, and public accommodations. James 2/23/22
HF 2539; HSB 690 Codifies rules on the Congenital & Inherited Disorders Advisory Committee. Adds new conditions as identified by the federal government to the current screening panel for newborns. Establishes annual reporting requirements for the DPH on newborn screenings, including new conditions that may be added, status and resources for the program and other matters. Committee on Human Resources 3/8/22
HF 2543; HF 2186 Authorizes school boards to hire independent contractors to serve as dyslexia specialists, contingent on an appropriation. Committee on Education 3/1/22
HF 2545; HSB 647 Strikes the current prohibitions against businesses requiring proof of COVID immunizations and enacts a broad restriction against schools, businesses, employers and governments from asking about medical treatments, immunizations and other matters, including immunization passports, a prohibition on offering incentives, and on other related matters. Committee on State Government 3/18/22
HF 2552 Enacts various changes related to administrative procedures on record retention, electronic filings, fees for copies of returns, electronic communications with taxpayers, tax remittances to the DOR, reviews by the Property Tax Board, increases the salary range for the board, appeals, wage assignments, pass-through tax credits, publication of interest rates, aviation and marine fuel taxes, reporting dates, makes changes to out of-state collections and the inheritance tax, and changes to the Business Property Tax Credit and other matters. Committee on Ways and Means 3/17/22
HF 2553; HF 2278 Appropriates $150,000 to the CSC to work with the Iowa College Access Network to assist HS students in applying for federal student aid. Deems the money shall not revert. Committee on Appropriations 3/14/22
HF 2555; HF 2361, HSB 669 Appropriates $2.5 million to establish a cyber security simulation training center at ISU to help governments and businesses deal with cyber-attacks. Committee on Appropriations 3/14/22
HF 2567; HF 2505, HSB 702 Requires certain mandatory reporters of child abuse to report such abuse regardless of the age of the child. Requires school employees who believe that another school employer is responsible for the injury to report that employee. Requires the DOE to develop a process for reporting and investigating incidents where a teacher or licensed professional may have broken a law. Creates a committee to investigate these matters and establishes membership of the committee. Includes immunity provisions for school boards. Requires records be kept of incidents but does not make those open records. Establishes civil penalties for administrators who fail to follow procedures regarding these incidents. Committee on Ways and Means 3/21/22
HF 2569; HSB 682, HF 2527 Requires the DOE to have a process for school boards to report annually on student participation in work-based learning programs. Requires the BoEE to develop certification for work-based learning supervisors. Requires student education plans to identify work-based learning opportunities in HS that will help the student in college. Committee on Ways and Means 3/23/22
HF 2575 Makes the FY 2022 GF appropriations to the CSC, the DOE, DOB, Regents and Community Colleges Committee on Appropriations 3/30/22
HF 2577; HF 2499, HSB 706 Includes parts of the Governor’s education proposals. Courses: Requires school district to publish course syllabi on the internet. Requires course summaries, with explanations how the course meets educational requirements, a listing of texts and other materials for the course, a library catalogue, and procedures on how to request the removal of a book using a flowchart, and other information on instruction. Reduces state aid for violations. Requires school districts to establish procedures for the selection and removal of materials from school libraries. Social Studies: Requires HS government classes to test students using the US citizenship test and to submit the results annually to the DOE. Requires the student to score at least a 70 to pass. Committee on Appropriations 3/28/22
HF 2580; HF 2182, HSB 727 AEA: Reduces the number of AEAs to four and includes requirements for reorganization. Requires AEAs to allow teachers who teach over the internet to live outside the AEA area, but only if the content can be adequately provided over the internet. Salary: Increases the state teacher salary supplement. Committee on Appropriations 3/30/22
HF 2583; HSB 552 Allows combined sales/use tax receipts. Makes filings for the sales tax monthly, but allows a person who collects less than $1,200 to file annually. Makes changes to terminology and other administrative sales tax matters. LOST/SAVE: Requires the amounts owed to local governments and schools to be transferred to the governments or schools from the DOR. Includes a transition period. Committee on Ways and Means 4/4/22
       

House Study Bills

Bill Number Title Sponsor(s)/Comment(s) Date
HSB 552 Allows combined sales/use tax receipts. Makes filings for the sales tax monthly, but allows a person who collects less than $1,200 to file annually. Makes changes to terminology and other administrative sales tax matters. Proposed Department of Revenue Bill 1/19/22
HSB 566 Authorizes the Public Broadcasting Board to own copyright/intellectual property rights and to enforce those rights for Iowa PBS. Includes related provisions. Proposed Public Broadcasting Board Bill 1/27/22
HSB 574 Strikes provisions that prohibit a school from beginning before August 23. Requires schools to adopt a school calendar beginning after June 1 or before August 15 by the preceding February. Proposed Committee on Education Bill by Chairperson Hite 1/19/22
HSB 657 Relating to Iowa tuition grants and the definition of accredited private institutions. Proposed Committee on Education Bill by Chairperson Hite 2/3/22
HSB 672 Establishing a student first scholarship program and a student first enrollment supplement fund, requiring the boards of directors of school districts to publish certain specified information, modifying provisions related to required social studies instruction, open enrollment, teacher librarian endorsements, competent private instruction, and special education, making appropriations, providing penalties, and including effective date, applicability, and retroactive applicability provisions. Proposed Governor Bill 2/8/22
HSB 682 Requires the DOE to have a process for school boards to report annually on student participation in work-based learning programs. Requires the BoEE to develop certification for work-based learning supervisors. Requires student education plans to identify work-based learning opportunities in HS that will help the student in college. Proposed Governor Bill 2/16/22
HSB 683 Requires schools that adopt a face mask policy to protect a child with disabilities to also adopt a policy that allows parents to opt their children out of such policies. Proposed Committee on Education Bill by Chairperson Hite 2/9/22
HSB 684 Requires the BoEE to issue a license to an applicant who has an out-of-state license and has taught for the last three years.  Proposed Committee on Education Bill by Chairperson Hite 2/9/22
HSB 725 Allows home-schooling parents to issue a diploma when a child completes instruction. Gives the parent the authority to execute other needed documents. Proposed Committee on Education Bill by Chairperson Hite 2/17/22
       

House Resolutions

Bill Number Title Sponsor(s)/Comment(s) Date
HJR 2001 Proposing an amendment to the Iowa constitution prohibiting the Legislature from enacting laws restricting books and written materials used to instruct students in grades K12, universities, and other educational institutions. Jacoby 1/14/22

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Bill Number Title Sponsor(s)/Comment(s) Date
SF 2 Limitation on the amount of administrative costs for school districts Zaun 1/12/21
SF 28 Relating to combined charitable campaign programs administered by certain public employers. Bolkcom 1/11/21
SF 30 Relating to the carrying of weapons by certain individuals involved with law enforcement Dawson 1/11/21
SF 42 Iowa core curriculum and assessment and content standards for school districts and accredited nonpublic schools Zaun 1/12/21
SF 49 Tuition and textbook tax credit available against the individual income tax, and including retroactive applicability provisions Whiting 1/13/21
SF 58 Human growth and development instruction Hogg and 1 Other 1/13/21
SF 59 Prohibiting public and accredited nonpublic schools from scheduling school activities during presidential precinct caucuses Kinney 1/13/21
SF 62 Providing for the registration of eligible electors upon review of electronic records received from state agencies and including effective date provisions. Mathis 1/12/21
SF 64 Establishing a rural teacher shortage area loan forgiveness program and fund Mathis 1/13/21
SF 65 Authorizing school districts to use funding from the secure an advanced vision for education fund Mathis 1/13/21
SF 67 Driving privileges of persons issued a special minor’s driver’s license who attend a public school, and making penalties applicable Cournoyer 1/13/21
SF 73 Act relating to the Medicaid reimbursement process for services Cournoyer 1/14/21
SF 74 Shared operational functions for purposes of supplementary weighting Lofgren 1/14/21
SF 79 Driving privileges of persons issued a special minor’s driver’s license who reside or are employed on a farm, and making penalties applicable Zumbach 1/14/21
SF 80 Actions taken by school districts concerning student pronoun preference Sinclair 1/14/21
SF 89 Cursive instruction for students enrolled in public elementary schools Carlin & 5 Others 1/20/21
SF 90 Temporary parental discretion for the retention of a student at grade level Bisignano 1/20/21
SF 103 Specialty areas, seizure disorders and establishing certain requirements for school districts, accredited nonpublic schools, and the department of education Cournoyer 1/21/21
SF 105 Criminal offense of sexual exploitation of a student with a disability by an employee of a community college and providing penalties Brown 1/21/21
SF 117 Establishing authority for school districts to impose additional property taxes and income surtaxes for certain school resource officer expenses under the instructional support program Lofgren 1/22/21
SF 124 Exempting homestead property owned by certain elderly persons from specified school property tax levies and including applicability provisions Carlin 1/27/21
SF 127 Education savings grant program for certain pupils attending a nonpublic school Carlin 1/22/21
SF 128 Education savings grant program for certain pupils attending a nonpublic school Carlin 1/22/21
SF 130 Temporary exception to a limitation on compensation for a member of a board of directors of a school corporation, and including effective date provisions.(Formerly SSB 1041.) Committee on Education 1/22/21
SF 131 Funding amounts for the statewide preschool program and including effective date and applicability provisions Quirmbach 1/22/21
SF 132 Determination of preschool budget enrollment for the budget year beginning July 1, 2021, and including effective date provisions Quirmbach 1/22/21
SF 141 Concerning employment matters involving public employees including collective bargaining, educator employment matters, and city civil service requirements, and including effective date, applicability, and transition provisions Boulton & 13 Others 1/26/21
SF 148 Requiring a person who places a child of compulsory attendance age under independent private instruction or private instruction to file a report with the school district of residence if the governor proclaims a public health disaster emergency for the county Hogg 1/26/21
SF 156 Shared operational functions for purposes of supplementary weighting for school districts and including effective date and applicability provisions Sweeney 1/26/21
SF 159 Educational offerings and funding Committee on Education 1/26/21
SF 160 Temporary in-person and remote learning instruction and instructional time requirements for school districts and accredited nonpublic schools, and including effective date provisions.(Formerly SSB 1064.) Committee of Education 1/27/21
SF 167 Instruction relating to gender identity in the curriculum provided to students enrolled in elementary education programs Carlin & 7 Others 1/27/21
SF 168 Health services, special education support, and related services provided to children attending nonpublic schools Koelker & 1 Other 1/27/21
SF 174 Relating to the carrying of weapons by certain individuals involved with law enforcement Committee on Judiciary 1/27/21
SF 189 Funding for the statewide preschool program for four-year-old children Mathis 2/2/21
SF 193 Requirements and prohibitions relating to vaccines and immunizations, and providing civil remedies. Guth & 4 Others 2/1/21
SF 208 Water bottle filling stations and lead testing in school districts Bolkcom & 5 Others 2/3/21
SF 222 School district and area education agency enrollments and school district weighting for the budget year beginning July 1, 2021, and including effective date provisions Quirmbach 2/3/21
SF 223 School funding by modifying provisions relating to preschool programs, enrollment, and supplementary weighting and including effective date and applicability provisions Quirmbach 2/3/21
SF 224 Prohibiting persons from entering single and multiple occupancy toilet facilities in elementary and secondary schools that do not correspond with the person’s biological sex Carlin 2/3/21
SF 231 Driving privileges (Formerly SF 79) Committee on Transportation 2/5/21
SF 233 Driving privileges of persons issued a special minor’s driver’s license who attend a public school, and making penalties applicable.(Formerly SF 67.) Committee on Transportation 4/2/21
SF 238 Employment rights of public school employees and officials relating to student exercise of free expression in public schools and providing remedies Mathis 2/4/21
SF 245 Compensation of college athletes and including effective date and applicability provisions Boulton & 1 Other 2/4/21
SF 248 Diversity, equity, and inclusion as components of Iowa’s approved practitioner preparation programs, twenty-first century learning skills, Iowa teaching standards, administrator standards and criteria, and teacher licensure renewal requirements Bolkcom 2/4/21
SF 258 Authority for school districts to impose additional property taxes and income surtaxes for certain school resource officer expenses under the instructional support program (Formerly SF 117) Committee on Education 2/5/21
SF 259 At-risk children (Formerly SSB 1081) Committee on Education 2/5/21
SF 260 Medicaid reimbursement (Formerly SF 73) Committee on Education 2/5/21
SF 262 Eligibility requirements for students under the senior year plus program and including effective date provisions (Formerly SSB 1077) Committee on Education 2/5/21
SF 265 Temporary parental discretion for the retention of a student at grade level (Formerly SF 90) Committee on Education 2/5/21
SF 269 Public school funding. (Formerly SSB 1159.) Committee on Education 2/10/21
SF 270 Relating to child sexual abuse and child sexual assault. Cournoyer 2/8/21
SF 271 Modified supplemental amounts for at-risk, returning dropout, and dropout prevention programs Cournoyer 2/9/21
SF 278 Expanding the definition of eligible student for purposes of the future ready Iowa skilled workforce last-dollar scholarship program Quirmbach 2/26/21
SF 286 Striking certain reporting requirements related to nonprofit school organizations established by school districts.(Formerly SSB 1072.) Committee on Education 2/10/21
SF 287 Calculation of education funding for children living in certain facilities and including applicability provisions.(Formerly SSB 1071.) Committee on Education 2/10/21
SF 289 Powers and duties of the boards of directors of area education agencies, school districts, and school corporations, and to the election of a director as school board president.(Formerly SSB 1133.) Committee on Education 2/10/21
SF 294 Child development coordinating council.(Formerly SSB 1078.) Committee on Education 2/10/21
SF 310 Relating to the establishment of the transitional bilingual education pilot program. Carlin & 6 Others 2/10/21
SF 328 Relating to licensed health care providers for purposes of state law regarding concussion and brain injury policies for extracurricular interscholastic activities. Zaun 2/11/21
SF 371 School district compliance with education-related laws regarding the submission of reports, and with administrative rules adopted by the state board of education and the board of educational examiners Zaun 2/16/21
SF 380 Providing for the establishment of a teacher recruitment and retention task force Mathis 2/22/21
SF 381 Human growth and development instruction Bolkcom 2/19/21
SF 386 Compensation of college athletes and including effective date and applicability provisions.(Formerly SF 245.) Committee on Judiciary 4/2/21
SF 394 Definition of eligible program for purposes of the future ready Iowa skilled workforce last-dollar scholarship program J. Smith 2/22/21
SF 398 Mental health services providers competitive grant program for school districts and area education agencies Mathis 2//17/21
SF 400 Competent private instruction, independent private instruction, and private instruction requirements. Jochum 2/17/21
SF 402 Prohibiting the state or a political subdivision of the state from entering into contracts with, or providing tax incentives or any other benefits to, certain companies that censor online content, and including effective date and applicability provisions. Chapman & 29 Others 2/18/21
SF 430 Supplementary weighting for limited-English-proficient students and including effective date and applicability provisions Edler 2/23/21
SF 431 Education savings grant program Zaun 2/23/21
SF 433 Iowa educational savings plan trust  Whiting 2/23/21
SF 434 Act creating a private instruction organization tax credit available against the individual and corporate income taxes, and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions. Whiting 2/22/21
SF 452 Establishing a learning recovery task force Quirmbach 2/25/21
SF 453 Electronic publication of certain public notices by certain governmental bodies and officers Koelker 2/25/21
SF 466 Licensed health care providers for purposes of state law regarding concussion and brain injury policies for extracurricular interscholastic activities.(Formerly SF 328.) Committee on Education 2/26/21
SF 467  Online learning and continuous remote learning Committee on Education 2/26/21
SF 471 Occupational safety and health standards, employment matters, reporting requirements, and civil liability concerning COVID-19, providing penalties and remedies, and including effective date provisions. Bolton & 17 Others 2/25/21
SF 472 Registration of postsecondary schools with the college student aid commission, and to the postsecondary registration fund under the control of the commission Quirmbach 2/26/21
SF 478 Providing for training, prohibitions, and requirements relating to first amendment rights at school districts and public postsecondary educational institutions.(Formerly SSB 1205.) Committee on Education 2/26/21
SF 517 Provision of academic credit, including social studies coursework, and exemptions for physical education and activity requirements for students who participate in the legislative page program at the state capitol R. Smith 3/3/21
SF 518 Experiential learning competitive grant program in the department of education, making an appropriation, and including effective date provisions  Dotzler and 1 Other 3/3/21
SF 532 Professional recognition for licensed behavior analysts (Formerly SSB 1231.) Committee on Education 3/4/21
SF 544  Supplementary weighting for limited-English-proficient students and including effective date and applicability provisions.(Formerly SF 430.) Committee on Education 3/5/21
SF 545 Learning recovery task force.(Formerly SF 452.) Committee on Education 3/5/21
SF 546 Private instruction and driver education.(Formerly SSB 1219.) Committee on Education 3/5/21
SF 555 Requirements and prohibitions relating to vaccines and immunizations, and providing civil remedies Committee on Human Resources 3/4/21
SF 571 Prohibiting the state or a political subdivision of the state from entering into contracts with, or providing tax incentives or any other benefits to, certain companies that censor online content, and including effective date and applicability provisions. Committee on Commerce 3/9/21
SF 580 Prohibiting the state or a political subdivision of the state from entering into contracts with, or providing tax incentives or specified benefits to, certain companies that censor online content, and including effective date and applicability provisions Committee on Ways and Means 3/17/21
SF 587  State and local government financing (Formerly SSB 1253.) Committee on Ways and Means 3/30/21
SF 596 The funding of, the operation of, and appropriation of moneys to the college student aid commission, the department for the blind, the department of education, school districts, and the state board of regents, providing for properly related matters, and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions.(Formerly SSB 1263.) Committee on Appropriations 4/14/21
SF 600 Making appropriations to state departments and agencies from the rebuild Iowa infrastructure fund, the technology reinvestment fund, the sports wagering receipts fund, and the autism support fund, providing for related matters, and including effective date provisions.(Formerly SSB 1264.) Committee on Appropriations 4/15/21
SF 614 Appropriating federal moneys made available from federal block grants and other nonstate sources, allocating portions of federal block grants, and providing procedures if federal moneys or federal block grants are more or less than anticipated, and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions.(Formerly SSB 1257.) Committee on Appropriations 4/29/21
SF 615 State and local finances by making appropriations, providing for legal and regulatory responsibilities, providing for other properly related matters, and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions.(Formerly SSB 1275.) Committee on Appropriation 4/29/21
       

Senate Study Bills

Bill Number Title Sponsor(s)/Comment(s) Date
SSB 1039 Prohibited conduct by athlete agents and making penalties applicable Proposed Committee on Judiciary Bill by Chairperson Zaun 1/14/21
SSB 1041 Temporary exception to a limitation on compensation for a member of a board of directors of a school corporation Proposed Committee on Education Bill by Chairperson Sinclair 1/15/21
SSB 1064 Temporary in-person and remote learning instruction and instructional time requirements for school districts and accredited nonpublic schools, and including effective date provisions Proposed Committee on Education Bill by Chairperson Sinclair 1/21/21
SSB 1065 Educational offerings and funding by establishing a student first scholarship program Proposed Governor Bill 1/21/21
SSB 1070 Establishment and implementation of the safe and sound program within the department of public safety Proposed Department of Public Safety Bill 2/3/21
SSB 1071 Calculation of education funding for children living in certain facilities and including applicability provisions Proposed Department of Education Bill 2/3/21
SSB 1072 Striking certain reporting requirements related to nonprofit school organizations established by school districts    
SSB 1073 Duties and powers of the boards of directors of the area education agencies to purchase, lease, or lease-purchase facilities and property or buildings without state board approval Proposed Department of Education Bill 1/27/21
SSB 1075 Open enrollment of certain students and the determination of good cause and including applicability provisions. Proposed Department of Education Bill 1/21/21
SSB 1077 Eligibility requirements for students under the senior year plus program and including effective date provisions Proposed Department of Education Bill 2/2/21
SSB 1078 The duties of the child development coordinating council Proposed Department of Education Bill 2/4/21
SSB 1081 Programs for at-risk children Proposed Department of Education Bill 1/26/21
SSB 1133 The powers and duties of the boards of directors of area education agencies, school districts, and school corporations, and to the election of a director as school board president Proposed Committee on Education Bill by Chairperson Sinclair 2/2/21
SSB 1159 Public school funding Proposed Committee on Education Bill by Chairperson Sinclair 2/4/21
SSB 1177 Medical cannabidiol program, including medical cannabidiol registration cards, medical cannabidiol dispensaries, and income tax deductions, and establishing a medical cannabidiol tax fund. Proposed Committee on Judiciary Bill by Chairperson Zaun 2/9/21
SSB 1182 Creating a vacant school building demolition grant program and fund and making appropriation Proposed Committee on Local Government Bill by Chairperson Shipley 2/10/21
SSB 1192 Online learning and continuous remote learning Proposed Committee on Education Bill by Chairperson Sinclair 2/23/21
SSB 1205 Providing for training, prohibitions, and requirements relating to first amendment rights at school districts and public postsecondary educational institutions Proposed Committee on Education Bill by Chairperson Sinclair 2/17/21
SSB 1213 Violations of the educational laws of Iowa Proposed Committee on Education Bill by Chairperson Sinclair 2/19/21
SSB 1219 Private instruction and driver education provided by a teaching parent Proposed Committee on Education Bill by Chairperson Sinclair 2/25/21
SSB 1231 Providing for a statement of professional recognition for licensed behavior analysts by the board of educational examiners and including effective date provisions Proposed Committee on Education Bill by Chairperson Sinclair 2/26/21
SSB 1243 Funding of, the operation of, and appropriation of moneys to the college student aid commission, the department for the blind, the department of education, area education agencies, and the state board of regents, and providing for related matters, and including effective date provisions. Proposed Government Budget Bill 3/03/21
SSB 1252 Relating to and making appropriations to state departments and agencies from the rebuild Iowa infrastructure fund and the technology reinvestment fund, and providing for related matters. Proposed Governor Budget Bill 3/15/21
SSB 1253 State and local government financing, programs, and operations, by modifying provisions relating to mental health and disability services Proposed Committee on Ways and Means Bill by Chairperson Dawson 3/23/21
SSB 1257 Federal moneys Proposed Governor Budget Bill 4/6/21
SSB 1260 Modifying certain area education agency categorical funding supplement calculations and enrollment determinations and including effective date provisions. Proposed Committee on Appropriations Bill by Chairperson Kraayenbrink 4/9/21
SSB 1263 Relating to the funding of, the operation of, and appropriation of moneys to the college student aid commission, the department for the blind, the department of education, school districts, and the state board of regents, providing for properly related matters, and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions. Proposed Committee on Appropriations Bill by Chairperson Kraayenbrink 4/13/21
SSB 1264 Making appropriations to state departments and agencies from the rebuild Iowa infrastructure fund, the technology reinvestment fund, the sports wagering receipts fund, and the autism support fund, providing for related matters, and including effective date provisions. Proposed Committee on Appropriations Bill by Chairperson Kraayenbrink 4/14/21
SSB 1275 State and local finances by making appropriations, providing for legal and regulatory responsibilities, providing for other properly related matters, and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions. Proposed Committee on Appropriations Bill by Chairperson Kraayenbrink 4/27/21
       

Senate Resolutions

Bill Number Title Sponsor(s)/Comment(s) Date
SR 3 Iowa High School Girls Athletic Union to sanction girls wrestling as a high school sport Cournoyer 3/3/21
       

Senate Concurrent Resolutions

Bill Number Title Sponsor(s)/Comment(s) Date
SCR 1 A concurrent resolution urging Congress to enact legislation to limit the interest rates collected or imposed by the United States Department of Education for certain federal student college loans Zahn 1/20//21
SCR 4 A concurrent resolution urging Congress to enact legislation to limit the interest rates collected or imposed by the United States Department of Education for certain federal student college loans Committee on Education 2/5/21
       

Senate Joint Resolutions

Bill Number Title Sponsor(s)/Comment(s) Date
SJR 13 Amendment to the Constitution of the State of Iowa relating to the right of any resident of Iowa under the age of nineteen to receive a free, competent, and comprehensive public school education Quirmbach and 6 Others 2/24/21
       

House Files

Bill Number Title Sponsor(s)/Comment(s) Date
HF 14 Statewide preschool program Brink 1/13/21
HF 15 Access to feminine hygiene products in public school restrooms Jacoby 1/13/21
HF 37 Private instruction Hunter 1/13/21
HF 42 School safety hotline, internet site, and mobile internet application, and providing penalties Hunter 1/13/21
HF 51 Establishment of an advanced opportunities program for certain students enrolled in public schools to take overload and dual credit courses Wills 1/15/21
HF 58 Eligibility of certain individuals employed by educational institutions for unemployment insurance benefits Hunter 1/15/21
HF 77 Requirements for and restrictions on special minor’s driver’s licenses, and making penalties applicable Lohse and Brink 1/19/21
HF 78 Relating to the use of recording devices on private property by state entities and including effective date provision. Jones 1/20/21
HF 86 Voluntary diversity plans under the state’s open enrollment law.(See HSB 64.) Fisher 1/19/21
HF 96 Date for an election to authorize the issuance of certain indebtedness by school districts Salmon 1/19/21
HF 101 Providing for a teacher recruitment and retention task force A. Meyer 1/20/21
HF 103 School districts and accredited nonpublic schools that deliver coursework using both in-person instruction and instruction Landon & 1 Other 1/22/21
HF 104 School districts and certain accredited nonpublic schools to offer the pledge of allegiance and to display the United States flag in the classroom during the recitation of the pledge of allegiance Nordman 1/22/21
HF 105  Authorizing a receiving school district to send school vehicles into a district of residence to transport a pupil participating in open enrollment to and from school Jones 1/22/21
HF 114 School nutrition standards and guidelines and to a nutrition advisory panel convened by the department of education Shipley 1/22/21
HF 150 Shared operational functions for purposes of supplementary weighting for school districts and including effective date and applicability provisions Dolecheck 1/22/21
HF 154 Human growth and development course enrollment at school districts and to pupil attendance at educational conferences or seminars in which human growth and development information is provided Salmon 1/22/21
HF 160 Designating licensed teachers as public safety employees for purposes of public employee collective bargaining and including applicability provisions Hunter & 10 Others 1/25/21
HF 165 Violations of school instructional time Shipley 1/25/21
HF 166 Disclosure of sponsors of research conducted by persons employed by public institutions of higher education Salmon 1/25/21
HF 167 Seizure disorders and establishing certain requirements for school districts, accredited nonpublic schools, and the department of education Sorensen 1/25/21
HF 179 Concerning employment matters involving public employees including collective bargaining, educator employment matters, personnel records and settlement agreements, city civil service requirements, and health insurance matters, and including effective date, applicability, and transition provisions Hunter & 15 Others 1/25/21
HF 184 Student participation in interscholastic or intramural athletic teams or sports based on biological sex Salmon 1/25/21
HF 185 Exposure of minors to, and the participation of minors in, inappropriate programming at public libraries and public elementary and secondary schools, and providing penalties Salmon 1/25/21
HF 187 Unfair practices involving access to areas of public accommodations or educational institutions Salmon 1/25/21
HF 192 Child sexual abuse and child sexual assault awareness and prevention Mohr 1/25/21
HF 204 Providing that public postsecondary institutions are prohibited from requiring students or employees to wear face masks or social distance off campus Mitchell 1/26/21
HF 214 Relating to the carrying and possession of weapons and acquiring pistols and revolvers, and providing penalties. Wheeler 1/25/21
HF 215 Schools identified for comprehensive support and improvement by authorizing parents or guardians to petition for the closure of an attendance center Wills 1/26/21
HF 216 Vacant school building demolition grant program and fund and making appropriations Fisher 1/27/21
HF217 Relating to exemptions from required immunizations and vaccinations. Jacobsen & 1 Other 1/25/21
HF 222 Reduction of certain funding and budgets for public schools, community colleges, and regents institutions Wheeler 1/28/21
HF 228 Voluntary diversity plans under the state’s open enrollment law. (Formerly HSB 64.) Committee on Education 1/28/21
HF 229 Temporary in-person and remote learning instruction and instructional time requirements for school districts and accredited nonpublic schools, and including effective date provisions.(Formerly HF 103.) Committee on Education 1/28/21
HF 237 Prohibit pharmaceutical product advertisement in schools and relating to medical and health information offered to students under the educational standards Shipley 1/28/21
HF 238 Pupil enrollment in a course or program that includes instruction in human growth and development and the information and forms that must be provided to the parent or guardian of a pupil prior to such enrollment Shipley 1/28/21
HF 239 A program that assists schools and school districts in purchasing fresh farm produce, making appropriations, and including effective date provisions Isenhart 1/28/21
HF 243 Radon testing and mitigation in public schools, and including applicability provisions Staed & 11 Others 1/28/21
HF 244 Language and literacy development for deaf and hard-of-hearing children Jacobsen & 2 Others 1/28/21
HF 245 School districts to adopt a child sexual abuse prevention instructional program for students in kindergarten through grade twelve Staed & 10 Others 1/28/21
HF 246 Making an appropriation to the department of education for the Iowa reading research center Staed & 10 Others 1/28/21
HF 247 Prohibiting the required immunization of children prior to enrollment in a licensed child care center or elementary or secondary school in Iowa and providing for a repeal Shipley 1/28/21
HF 254 Requiring rescission of existing regulations by state agencies when new regulations are adopted, providing for approval by the department of management of rulemaking, providing related procedures, and including effective date and applicability provisions. Jacobsen & 1 Other 1/27/21
HF 264 Providing for a world language education pilot program and making appropriations. Abdul-Samad 1/28/21
HF 265 Authorized transfers of school district funds to the student activity fund Stone 2/11/21
HF 266 Relating to school district and area education agency enrollments and school district.  Smith 1/28/21
HF 308 Eligibility requirements for students under the senior year plus program and including effective date provisions.(Formerly HSB 110.) Committee on Education 2/2/21
HF 315 Programs for at-risk children.(Formerly HSB 105.) Committee on Education 2/2/21
HF 316 Determination of a student’s district of residence for purposes of open enrollment payments and including applicability provisions.(Formerly HSB 104.) Committee on Education 2/2/21
HF 317 Calculation of education funding for children living in certain facilities and including applicability provisions.(Formerly HSB 106.) Committee on Education 2/2/21
HF 318 Statewide preschool program by modifying provisions relating to eligibility, funding, and compulsory attendance and including applicability provisions.(Formerly HF 14.) Committee on Education 2/2/21
HF 326 Curricula offered by school districts that include instruction relating to gender identity Shipley 2/3/21
HF 329 Exemption from immunization based upon prerequisite conditions relative to a vaccine. Shipley 2/2/21
HF 330 Requirements and prohibitions relating to vaccines and immunizations, and providing civil remedies. Shipley 2/2/21
HF 334 Student participation in interscholastic or intramural athletic teams or sports based on biological sex Shipley 2/3/21
HF 335 Lead and copper testing in water supply systems serving child care facilities and schools, and making penalties applicable Isenhart & 7 Others 2/3/21
HF 343 Carrying of weapons including on the grounds of a school, community college, or university, and providing penalties Wheeler 2/3/21
HF 346 Lobbing activities by political subdivisions. Wheeler 2/28/21
HF 364 Prohibited conduct by athlete agents and making penalties applicable.(Formerly HSB 36.) Committee on Judiciary 2/3/21
HF 373 Supplementary weighting Winckler & 15 Others 2/5/21
HF 374 School district extraordinary enrollment supplement  Winckler 2/5/21
HF 375 Registration of postsecondary schools with the college student aid commission Winckler 2/5/21
HF 376 Iowa core standards  Donahue & 7 Others 2/5/21
HF 385 Open enrollment (Formerly HSB 109) Committee on Education 2/5/21
HF 386 Reporting requirements related to nonprofit school organizations (Formerly HSB 107) Committee on Education 2/5/21
HF 387 Driving privileges (Formerly HSB 4) Committee on Education 2/5/21
HF 388 Duties of the child development coordinating council (Formerly HSB 108) Committee on Education 2/5/21
HF 398  Establishing an education scholarship account program Shipley 2/9/21
HF 399 Statewide course numbering system for postsecondary and concurrent enrollment courses Gobble 2/9/21
HF 400 Rules adopted by the board of educational examiners establishing standards for substitute teacher authorizations Gobble 2/9/21
HF 401 School district funding by modifying provision Winckler and 13 Others 2/9/21
HF 402 Direct care workforce, including the expansion of the direct care workforce registry. Bergan 2/08/21
HF 405 Unfair practices involving access to areas of public accommodations designated for persons of one biological sex. Shipley 2/8/21
HF 409 Eliminating the state of Iowa youth advisory council Wheeler 2/9/21
HF 414 Child sexual abuse and child sexual assault awareness and prevention. Committee on Public Safety 2/8/21
HF 415 Requiring school districts and certain accredited nonpublic schools to offer the pledge of allegiance and to display the United States flag. (Formerly HSB 155, HF 104.) Committee on State Government 2/9/21
HF 420 Encouraging school districts and accredited nonpublic schools to incorporate in the curricula elements or standards concerning or characteristic of American culture Andrews 2/9/21
HF 438 Public school funding by establishing the state percent of growth and the categorical state percent of growth for the budget year beginning July 1, 2021 Committee on Education 2/9/21
HF 439 Establishing a qualified instruction funding supplement for the school budget year beginning July 1, 2020 Committee on Education 2/9/21
HF 465 Compulsory age of attendance and to penalties for failure to attend school Mascher and 4 Others 2/11/21
HF 470 Authorized transfers of school district funds to the student activity fund for the school budget year beginning July 1, 2020, and including effective date provisions Wheeler 2/11/21
HF 497 Temporary exception to a limitation on compensation for a member of a board of directors of a school corporation, and including effective date provisions.(Formerly HSB 147.) Committee on Education 2/12/21
HF 503 School climate and bullying prevention work group Gobble 2/16/21
HF 507 Consideration of the educational setting of a minor child in a child custody proceeding Jacobsen and 1 Other 2/16/21
HF 509 Employment rights of public school employees and officials relating to student exercise of free expression in public schools and providing remedies Konfrst 2/16/21
HF 532 Qualified instruction funding supplement for the school budget year beginning July 1, 2020, making appropriations, and including effective date provisions.(Formerly HF 439, HSB 184.) Committee on Appropriations 2/16/21
HF 533 Free speech requirements at public institutions of higher education and providing for remedies Salmon 2/17/21
HF 541 Relating to ballots for school board elections Boden 2/17/21
HF 564 Student concussion and brain injury policies Abdul-Samad and 6 Others 2/18/21
HF 568 Speech and expression at school districts and providing for remedies Boden 2/18/21
HF 569 Water bottle filling stations and lead testing in school districts Mascher and 3 Others 2/18/21
HF 572 Implicit bias training required for the licensure or certification or certain persons and facilities providing care to children. Ehlert and 3 Others 2/17/21
HF 585 Establishment and implementation of the safe and sound program within the department of public safety (Formerly HSB 76.) Committee on Public Safety 4/2/21
HF 593 Career academies Mitchell 2/19/21
HF 594 Lead testing in water supply systems serving child care facilities and schools, and making penalties applicable Mascher and 4 Others 2/19/21
HF 602 Authorized transfers of school district general fund moneys to the student activity fund and including effective date provisions.(Formerly HF 265.) Committee on Education 2/19/21
HF 604 Language and literacy development for deaf and hard-of-hearing children.(Formerly HF 244.) Committee on Education 2/19/21
HF 605 Supplementary weighting for limited-English-proficient students and including effective date and applicability provisions.(Formerly HSB 148.) Committee on Education 2/19/21
HF 611 Teacher compensation for temporary additional teaching assignments Gobble 2/19/21
HF 622 Powers and duties of the boards of directors of area education agencies, school districts, and school corporations, and to the election of a director as school board president.(Formerly HSB 146.) Committee on Education 2/23/21
HF 628 Teacher career paths Donahue and 1 Other 2/23/21
HF 642 Shared operational functions for purposes of supplementary weighting for school districts and including effective date and applicability provisions.(Formerly HF 150.) Committee on Education 2/24/21
HF 644 Registration of postsecondary schools with the college student aid commission, and to the postsecondary registration fund under the control of the commission.(Formerly HF 375.) Committee on Education 2/24/21
HF 659 School district pandemic recovery competitive grant program in the department of education and making appropriations. Prichard and 33 Others 2/24/21
HF 660 Licensure renewal requirements adopted by rule by the board of educational examiners Gobble 2/24/21
HF 663 The bona fide retirement of a substitute teacher under the Iowa public employee's retirement system. Gobble 2/23/21
HF 667 Providing an exemption from the computation of net income for the individual income tax of amounts paid for professional development by a teacher, and including applicability provisions. Gobble 2/23/21
HF 670 Establishing a butchery innovation and revitalization fund and program to be administered by the economic development authority and creating a task force to explore the feasibility of establishing a community college artisanal butchery program. Ingels 3/01/21
HF 671 Compensation of college athletes and including effective date and applicability provisions Mitchell and 1 Other 2/24/21
HF 675 Rules adopted by the board of educational examiners establishing standards for substitute teacher authorizations.(Formerly HF 400.) Committee on Education 2/24/21
HF 679 School district protocols for suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention and the identification of adverse childhood experiences and strategies to mitigate toxic stress response. Gobble 2/24/21
HF 692 Direct care workforce, including the expansion of the direct care workforce registry. Committee on Human Resources 2/24/21
HF 701 Self-administration and storage of bronchodilators and bronchodilator canisters and spacers relative to schools and students Gjerde and 1 Other 3/2/21
HF 713 School turnaround program Wills 3/4/21
HF 715 Employment matters, providing penalties and remedies, and including effective date, applicability, and transition provisions Smith and 1 Other 3/4/21
HF 734 Making an appropriation to the department of education for the Iowa reading research center.(Formerly HSB 145.) Committee on Education 3/4/21
HF 744 Training, prohibitions, and requirements relating to first amendment rights at school districts and universities governed by the state board of regents.(Formerly HSB 237.) Committee on Judiciary 3/5/21
HF 765 Relating to providing certain local government notices and other information to persons by electronic means   4/21/21
HF 770 Licensure renewal requirements adopted by rule by the board of educational examiners.(Formerly HF 660.) Committee on Education 3/16/21
HF 771 Self-administration and storage of bronchodilators and bronchodilator canisters and spacers relative to schools and students.(Formerly HF 701.) Committee on Human Resources 3/10/21
HF 778 Creating a vacant school building demolition grant program and fund.(Formerly HF 216.) Committee on Economic Growth 3/11/21
HF 787 Establishing a butchery innovation and revitalization fund and program to be administered by the economic development authority and creating a task force to explore the feasibility or establishing a community college artisanal butchery program. Ingels 3/1/21
HF 793 Participation in and credit for physical education under the educational standards.(Formerly HSB 250.) Committee on Veterans Affairs 3/9/21
HF 795 Seizure disorders and establishing certain requirements for school districts, accredited nonpublic schools, and the department of education.(Formerly HF 167.) Committee on Education 3/9/21
HF 802 Requirements related to racism or sexism trainings at, and diversity and inclusion efforts by, school districts and public postsecondary educational institutions.(Formerly HSB 258.) Committee on Judiciary 3/9/21
HF 803 Duties performed by physician assistants Committee on Human Resources 3/29/21
HF 808 Educational programs, funding, tax credits and deductions, open enrollment, supplementary weighting, and including effective date, applicability, and retroactive applicability provisions.(Formerly HSB 240.) Committee on Education 3/9/21
HF 809 Providing for delinquency fees for executive branch agencies for untimely rulemaking in certain circumstances and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions Committee on State Government 3/16/21
HF 813 Act modifying and establishing charter school programs.(Formerly HSB 242.) Committee on Education 3/9/21
HF 822 Lobbying activities by political subdivisions. Committee on State Government 3/30/21
HF 824 Consideration of the educational setting of a minor child in a child custody proceeding.(Formerly HF 507.) Committee on Judiciary 3/23/21
HF 845 Shared operational functions for purposes of supplementary weighting for school districts and including effective date and applicability provisions.(Formerly HF 642, HF 150.) Committee on Appropriations 3/23/21
HF 847 Educational programs, funding, tax credits and deductions, open enrollment, supplementary weighting, and including effective date, applicability, and retroactive applicability provisions.(Formerly HF 808, HSB 240.) Committee on Ways and Means 3/23/21
HF 854 Providing for delinquency fees for executives branch agencies for untimely rulemaking in certain circumstances and including effective data and retroactive applicability provisions. Committee on Ways and Means 5/18/21
HF 857 Butchery innovation and revitalization fund and program to be administered by the economic development authority and creating a task force to explore the feasibility of establishing an artisanal butchery program at a community college or at an institution governed by the state board of regents.  Committee on Economic Growth 3/15/21
HF 862 Making appropriations to state departments and agencies from the rebuild Iowa infrastructure fund and the technology reinvestment fund, and providing for related matters. Committee on Appropriations 04/08/21
HF 868 The funding of, the operation of, and appropriation of moneys to the college student aid commission, the department for the blind, the department of education, and the state board of regents, providing for properly related matters, and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions. Committee on Appropriations 4/13/21
HF 876 Providing for a teacher licensure renewal requirement relating to cultural competency training Gaines 4/22/21
HF 877 The establishment of a program that allows an out-of-state applicant or student to pay in-state tuition rates at a state university or community college if the individual agrees to live and work in Iowa for a specified time period following graduation Gaines 4/22/21
HF 878 Requiring school districts and accredited nonpublic schools to offer and teach in grades nine through twelve one unit of the history of refugee migration in and to the United States. Gaines 4/22/21
HF 879 Providing that the United States history unit requirement under the state’s educational standards must include instruction in African American history. Gaines 4/22/21
HF 880 Requiring school districts and accredited nonpublic schools to offer and teach one unit of African American history in grades nine through twelve. Gaines 4/22/21
HF 894 To state and local finances by making appropriations, providing for legal and regulatory responsibilities, providing for other properly related matters, and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions.(Formerly HSB 277.) Committee on Appropriations 5/7/21
HF 895 Appropriating federal moneys made available from federal block grants and other nonstate sources, allocating portions of federal block grants, and providing procedures if federal moneys or federal block grants are more or less than anticipated, and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions.(Formerly HSB 276.) Committee on Appropriations 5/7/21
       

House Study Bills

Bill Number Title Sponsor(s)/Comment(s) Date
HSB 4 Driving privileges Proposed Committee on Agriculture Bill by Chairperson Paustian 1/13/21
HSB 36 Prohibited conduct by athlete agents and making penalties applicable Proposed Committee on Judiciary Bill by Chairperson Holt 1/14/21
HSB 64 Voluntary diversity plans under the state’s open enrollment law.(Formerly HF 86.) Proposed Committee on Education Bill by Chairperson Hite 1/14/21
HSB 65 Rescinding an amendment to an administrative rule of the department of education requiring the installation of three-point lap-shoulder belts in all new school buses Proposed Committee on Education Bill by Chairperson Hite 1/19/21
HSB 76 Establishment and implementation of the safe and sound program within the department of public safety, to participation in or use of the program by schools and students, to immunity from civil or criminal liability arising from a report made pursuant to the program, and to a safe and sound revolving fund, and providing penalties Proposed Department of Public Safety Bill 1/20/21
HSB 104 Determination of a student’s district of residence for purposes of open enrollment payments and including applicability provisions Proposed Department of Education Bill 1/22/21
HSB 105 Act relating to programs for at-risk children Proposed Department of Education Bill 1/22/21
HSB 106 Calculation of education funding for children living in certain facilities and including applicability provisions Proposed Department of Education Bill 1/22/21
HSB 107 Striking certain reporting requirements related to nonprofit school organizations established by school districts Proposed Department of Education Bill 1/22/21
HSB 108 The duties of the child development coordinating council Proposed Department of Education Bill 1/22/21
HSB 109 Open enrollment of certain students and the determination of good cause and including applicability provisions Proposed Department of Education Bill 1/22/21
HSB 110 Eligibility requirements for students under the senior year plus program and including effective date provisions Proposed Department of Education Bill 1/22/21
HSB 145 Making an appropriation to the department of education for the Iowa reading research center Proposed Committee on Education Bill by Chairperson Hite 1/27/21
HSB 146 The powers and duties of the boards of directors of area education agencies, school districts, and school corporations, and to the election of a director as school board president Proposed Committee on Education Bill by Chairperson Hite 1/27/21
HSB 147 Temporary exception to a limitation on compensation for a member of a board of directors of a school corporation, and including effective date provisions Proposed Committee on Education Bill by Chairperson Hite 1/27/21
HSB 148 Supplementary weighting for limited-English-proficient students and including effective date and applicability provisions Proposed Committee on Education Bill by Chairperson Hite 1/27/21
HSB 155 Requiring school districts and certain accredited nonpublic schools to offer the pledge of allegiance and to display the United States flag in the classroom during the recitation of the pledge of allegiance.(Formerly HF 104.) Proposed Committee on State Government Bill by Chairperson Kaufmann 1/28/21
HSB 159 Driving privileges during certain hours of persons issued a special minor's driver's license. Proposed Committee on Transportation Bill by Chairperson Best 1/28/21
HSB 162 Providing that public postsecondary institutions are prohibited from requiring students or employees to wear face masks or social distance Proposed Committee on State Government Bill by Chairperson Kaufmann 2/2/21
HSB 183 Public school funding Proposed Committee on Education Bill by Chairperson Hite 2/5/21
HSB 184 Qualified instruction funding supplement Proposed Committee on Education Bill by Chairperson Hite 2/8/21
HSB 220 Relating to the authorized use of certain libraries and including effective date provisions.  Proposed Committee on Local Government Bill by Chairperson Bloomingdale 2/17/21
HSB 235 Prohibiting the state or a political subdivision of the state from entering into contracts with, or providing tax incentives or any other benefits to, certain companies that censor online content, and including effective date and applicability provisions. Proposed Committee on Judiciary Bill by Chairperson Holt 2/23/21
HSB 237 Providing for training, prohibitions, and requirements relating to first amendment rights at school districts and universities governed by the state board of regents Proposed Committee on Judiciary Bill by Chairperson Holt 2/26/21
HSB 240 Educational programs, information, funding, tax credits and deductions, open enrollment, supplementary weighting, and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions Proposed Committee on Education Bill by Chairperson Hite 2/24/21
HSB 242 Modifying and establishing charter school programs Proposed Committee on Education Bill by Chairperson Hite 2/24/21
HSB 243 Student first scholarship program Proposed Committee on Education Bill by Chairperson Hite 2/24/21
HSB 250 Participation in and credit for physical education under the educational standards Proposed Committee on Veterans Affairs Bill Chairperson Salmon 2/25/21
HSB 255 Duties performed by physician assistance Proposed Committee on Human Resources Bill by Chairperson Meyer 2/25/21
HSB 258 Providing for requirements related to racism or sexism trainings at, and diversity and inclusion efforts by, school districts and public postsecondary educational institutions Proposed Committee on Judiciary Bill by Chairperson Holt 226/21
HSB 264 Delinquency fees for executive branch agencies for untimely rulemaking in certain circumstances and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions. Proposed Committee on State Government Bill by Chairperson Kaufmann 3/2/21
HSB 276 Appropriating federal moneys made available from federal block grants and other nonstate sources, allocating portions of federal block grants, and providing procedures if federal moneys or federal block grants are more or less than anticipated, and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions. Proposed Governor Budget Bill 5/5/21
HSB 277 State and local finances by making appropriations, providing for legal and regulatory responsibilities, providing for other properly related matters, and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions. Proposed Committee on Appropriations Bill by Chairperson Mohr 5/6/21
       

House Resolutions

Bill Number Title Sponsor(s)/Comment(s) Date
HR 7 Resolution urging the Iowa High School Girls Athletic Union to sanction girls wrestling as a high school sport. Jones & 18 Others 2/24/21
       

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