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2011 Legislative Session


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PDF icon Subject Listing PDF icon Administrative Rules
PDF icon Comments by Code Chapter Section Web page icon Appropriations
PDF icon Reports/Studies Required PDF icon Item Veto
Web page icon Transportation Policy Legislation    



The 2011 legislature adjourned June 30 and sent 61 house and 74 senate files to the governor. The Iowa General Assembly website includes a complete list of all Enrolled bills and action taken on those bills, as well as a list of Code sections amended.

Each year the Office of Policy and Legislative Services reviews all new legislation and compiles transportation- and government-related bills into one publication. The publication, 2011 Iowa Acts for the DOT, includes 38 of the house and senate files passed by the General Assembly during the 2011 regular session.

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The Numerical List identifies the pertinent bills included in the publication.

The Subject List shows the bills by category and bill number. The five subject list categories are: Appropriations; Highway; Motor Vehicle; Planning and Modal: Air, Rail, Trails, Transit, and Water; and Government and Administration. 

The Comments by Code Chapter/Section page identifies certain chapters/sections amended, the bill and a short explanation. 

The Item Vetoes page identifies bills of interest that were item vetoed by Governor Branstad. 

The Reports/Studies Required page lists those reports/studies that affect or are of interest to the DOT.

The Administrative Rules page identifies rules that the DOT may need to adopt, amend, or rescind as a result of new legislation.

For details on legislation that include DOT initiatives, see:

HF 683 (DOT Appropriations)

SF 205 (DOT Transportation Changes)

For details on two other key pieces of legislation, see:

HF 648 (Infrastructure Appropriations)

SF 533 (Standing and Salary Appropriations)

For more information about the publication, contact Tracy George at 515-239-1358. If you have questions concerning legislation or legislative issues, contact Elizabeth Baird at 515-239-1641.