Policies and Legislation



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, 2009 Iowa Acts for the DOT, includes 47 of the House and Senate files passed by the General Assembly during the 2009 regular session.

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 Index by Code Section identifies certain Code sections amended, the bill number, and a short explanation of the Code section change of the bill.

The Item Veto page identifies bills of interest that were item vetoed by Governor Culver.

The Reports/Studies Required page lists those reports/studies that affect the DOT.

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

For details on legislation that includes DOT initiatives, see HF 805 (DOT Appropriations), SF 151(Rail Transportation), SF 356 (Driver's Licenses, Driver's Records, and Identity Theft) and SF 419(Transportation Changes). For details on two other pieces of critical legislation, see HF 822(Infrastructure Appropriations) and SF 478 (Standing Appropriations).

For more information about the publication, contact Tracy George at 515-239-1358.


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