2017 Senate Bill Introductions

SF 97: An Act increasing the amount of solar energy systems tax credits that may be claimed annually and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions. Status: Introduced 1/17/2017; referred to Ways and Means. Assigned to Subcommittee: Feenstra, Bolkcom, Dawson 1/18/2017.

SF 99: An act relating to the establishment of Energy Districts.  Status: Introduced 1/18/2017, referred to Commerce. Assigned to Subcommittee: Bertrand, Breitbach, McCoy 1/23/2017.

SF 158: An Act requiring the electronic publication of certain public notices by governmental bodies and officers and including date provisions. Status: Introduced 1/30/2017; referred to Local Government. Assigned to Subcommittee: Chelgren, Dvorsky, Lofgren 2/6/2017. Subcommittee recommends amendment and passage 2/23/17. 

SF 164: An act authorizing city utilities to provide a reduced rate to certain persons based on age. Status: Introduced 1/30/2017; referred to Local Government. Assigned to Subcommittee: Guth, Allen, Greene 2/1/2017.

SF 331: Formally SF 109: An Act authorizing certain gas and electric utilities to submit certain federally required forms or reports to the Iowa utilities board in lieu of existing reporting requirements. Status: Introduced as SSB 1044 1/19/2017; referred to Commerce. Assigned to Subcommittee: Anderson, Lykam, Zaun 1/26/2017. Introduced and placed on calendar 2/23/2017. Committee report approving bill 2/23/2017. Renumbered as SF 331.

SF 355: Formerly SSB 1004: An Act restricting the regulatory authority of the Iowa Utilities Board with regard to municipal utility disconnection of service requirements. Status: Introduced as SSB 1004 1/12/17; referred to Commerce: Johnson, C. Chair, Guth Allen. Subcommittee meeting 2/1/2017. Subcommittee recommends amendment and passage 2/1/17. Introduced, placed on calendar 2/23/2017. Committee report approving bill 2/23/2017. Renumbered as SF 355.

SF 386: Formally SSB 1121: An Act creating a geothermal tax credit available against the corporate income tax and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions. See also Companion bill HF 122. Status: Introduced 2/16/2017; referred to Commerce. Assigned to Subcommittee: Sinclair, C. Johnson, Peterson 2/16/2017. Passed Subcommittee (14-0) 2/28/17. Referred to Ways and Means 3/3/2017. Fiscal note 3/6/2017. Subcommittee: Feenstra, Quirmbach Smith 3/7/2017. Renumbered as SF 386

SF 387: Formally SSB 1120: An Act creating a geothermal tax credit available against the franchise tax and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions. See also Companion bill HF 123. Status: Introduced 2/16/2017; referred to Commerce. Assigned to Subcommittee: Sinclair, C. Johnson, Peterson. Passed in Subcommittee (14-0) 2/28/17. Referred to Ways and Means 3/3/2017. Subcommittee: Feenstra, Quirmbach, Smith 3/7/2017. Fiscal note 3/7/2017. Renumbered as SF 387.

SF 388: Formally SSB 1126: An Act relating to energy conservation requirements contained within the state building code or adopted by governmental subdivisions, and including retroactive applicability provisions. 

Status: Introduced as SSB 1126: Assigned to State Government. Subcommittee: Smith, Chapman and Peterson 2/20/2017. Subcommittee recommends passage (10-5) 2/23/2017. Introduced, placed on calendar 3/1/2017. Committee report approving bill 3/1/2017. Renumbered as SF 388.

SF 417: Formally SSB 1045: An Act relating to public utilities and other infrastructure including the confidentially of certain information relating to such infrastructure, and the authority of utilities to make temporary rate changes, and the presiding officers at public information meetings held for electric transmission line franchise petitions. See also Companion Bill HF 445. Status: Introduced as SSB 1045 2/1/2017; referred to Commerce: Zumbach Chair, Johnson, C., and McCoy. Subcommittee recommends amendment and passage 2/22/17. Introduced and placed on calendar 3/2/2017. Committee report approving bill (14-1) 3/2/2017. Renumbered as SF 417.

SF 431: Formally SSB 1138: An Act relating to the siting of small wireless facilities and authorization of joint financing of telecommunications facilities. See also Companion Bill HF 380. Status: Introduced as SSB 1138 2/21/2017; referred to Commerce. Subcommittee: Zumbach, Bertrand, Peterson. Subcommittee recommends amendment and passage (12-1) 2/27/17. Introduced and placed on calendar 3/2/2017. Committee report approving bill 3/2/2017. Renumbered as SF 431.


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