DES MOINES – The Iowa legislature met in Des Moines Wednesday and worked on a number of bills and heard a presentation from the Iowa National Guard.
Senate Floor Action, Wednesday, January 18, 2012
The Senate convened at 9:06 a.m.
Pledge of Allegiance
The Journal of Tuesday, January 17, 2012, was approved.
Committee from the House
Senator Beall welcomed to the Senate chamber the Honorable Baushuan Ger, Director General of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Chicago
Remarks by Director General Baushuan Ger.
SR 101 by Beall & Boettger
Supporting Republic of China on Taiwan
SR 101 – ad., v/v
The Senate stood at ease at 9:22 a.m. for a Democratic caucus.
The Senate resumed session at 9:44 a.m.
In accordance with HCR 103, duly adopted, the Senate proceeded to the House chamber for the joint convention. Major General Tim Orr, Adjutant General of the Iowa National Guard, presented his Condition of the Iowa National Guard address.
The Senate stood at ease at 9:45 a.m.
The Senate reconvened at 10:52 a.m.
SF 2007 by Schoenjahn
Appropriation to the college student aid commission re: national guard ed. program
The Senate stood at ease at 10:53 a.m. for a Republican caucus.
The Senate resumed session at 11:43 a.m.
Resumed: SF 2007
Senator excused: Sorenson, until he arrives.
S-5002 – Dix – lost, 23-26
SF 2007 – Passed, 49-0
SF 2018 by Appropriations
Financial assistance for Battleship Iowa BB-61 purposes
S-5001 – Chelgren – lost, 22-27
S-5003 – Kibbie – withdrawn
SF 2018 – Passed, 49-0
The Senate adjourned at 12:47 p.m. until 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 19, 2012.
House Floor Action, January 18, 2012:
The House will convene at 8:300 a.m.
The House convened at 8:32 a.m.
Prayer led by Chaplain Craig Nelson of Marshalltown Veteran’s Home
Pledge of Allegiance led by Carlee Harmon of Marshalltown, guest of Representative Mark Smith
Introduction of Bills:
Committee of three appointed to notify the Senate that the House is ready to receive it in Joint Convention: Representatives Raecker, Massie, Quirk
The House stood at ease at 8:40 a.m. until the fall of the gavel
The House resumed session at 8:53 a.m.
HR 103 by Anderson
Republic of China on Taiwan
HR 103 – adopted
Republicans will caucus immediately in the Supreme Court Chamber
The House stood at ease until 9:40 a.m.
The House resumed session at 9:50 a.m.
Committee of three returned and reported
The President of the Senate, the Secretary of the Senate, and members of the Senate arrived in the Chamber
The Joint Convention convened at 9:52 a.m.
Committee of Six appointed to escort Governor Branstad to the Chamber: Senators Danielson, Jochum, Smith; Representatives Anderson, Rogers, Thomas
Committee of Six appointed to notify Adjutant General of the Iowa National Guard, Tim Orr, that the Joint Convention is ready to receive him: Senators Beall, Courtney, Ernst; Representatives Chambers, Vader Linden, Kearns
The House stood at east at 9:55 a.m. until the fall of the gavel
The House resumed session at 9:58 a.m.
Secretary of State Matt Schultz and State Auditor, David Vaudt arrived in the Chamber
Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds arrived in the Chamber
General Orr’s family and invited guests arrived in the Chamber
Governor Terry Branstad arrived in the Chamber
Major General Tim Orr arrived in the Chamber
Condition of the Iowa National Guard Address – General Orr
Major General Tim Orr is escorted from the Chamber
Governor Terry Branstad is escorted from the Chamber
Presentation by Speaker Kraig Paulsen to Senator John Kibbie
The Joint Convention was dissolved at 10:40 a.m.
The House stood at ease at 10:40 a.m.
The House resumed session at 10:43 a.m.
The House recessed at 10:43 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
The House reconvened at 1:01 p.m.
Excused: Vander Linden, Shaw, Koester
Introduction of Bills:
Point of Personal Privilege – Representative De Boef
The House adjourned at 1:09 p.m. until Thursday, January 19, 2012, at 8:30 a.m.
Republicans will caucus immediately in Room 103