The first session of the 83rd Iowa General Assembly convenes on January 12, 2009, and a number of prefiled bills have already been released to the public. Several will likely generate some buzz, including:
- Restricting smoking in casinos, proposed by Rep. Mark Smith, D-Marshalltown
- Local Control of Animal Confinements, proposed by Rep. Mark Smith, D-Marshalltown
- Defining Mortgage Brokers as Agents to Borrowers, proposed by the Iowa Attorney General
Stay tuned for an exciting legislative session, and check back to Iowa Law Blog for updates thoughout the session.