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(This page includes tips from reporters, citizens journalists, and others identifying Iowa bills (introduced or passed) that resemble ALEC model legislation. CMD encourages the use of this forum and encourages further detailed research to verify all claims.)

  • HF6 (introduced 1/11/11) "an act requiring the development of a searchable budget database."[1] Compare to ALEC's "Transparency and Government Accountability Act."[2][3]
  • HR4 (introduced 1/26/11), a "A resolution calling for the withdrawal of the State of Iowa from the Midwestern Regional Greenhouse Gas Reduction Accord."[4] Compare to ALEC's "State Withdrawal from Regional Climate Initiatives."[5][3]
  • HF95 (passed by the House 1/27/11) "establishing a requirement for voters to provide certain identification when voting in person."[6] Compare to ALEC's "Voter ID Act."[7][3]
  • HSB19 (recorded 1/20/11) "concerning state preemption of firearms, firearm accessories, and ammunition regulation by political subdivisions and providing a remedy."[8] Compare to ALEC's "Consistency in Firearms Regulation Act."[9][3]
  • HF285 (introduced 2/15/11) "relating to intellectual diversity in community colleges and institutions of higher education under the control of the state board of regents and providing a reporting requirement."[10] Compare to ALEC's "Intellectual Diversity in Higher Education Act."[11][3]

References

  1. Iowa Legislature, HF6, state legislation, introduced January 11, 2011
  2. American Legislative Exchange Council, Transparency and Government Accountability Act, model legislation exposed by the Center for Media and Democracy, July 13, 2011
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Corporate-sponsored Iowa laws should not be tolerated, Daily Iowan, July 29, 2011
  4. Iowa Legislature, HR4, state legislation, introduced January 26, 2011
  5. American Legislative Exchange Council, State Withdrawal from Regional Climate Initiatives, model legislation exposed by the Center for Media and Democracy, July 13, 2011
  6. Iowa Legislature HF95, state legislation, passed by the House January 27, 2011
  7. American Legislative Exchange Council, Voter ID Act, model legislation exposed by the Center for Media and Democracy July 13, 2011
  8. Iowa Legislature, HSB19, state legislation, recorded January 20, 2011
  9. American Legislative Exchange Council, Consistency in Firearms Regulation Act, model legislation exposed by the Center for Media and Democracy, July 13, 2011
  10. Iowa Legislature, HF 285, state legislation, introduced February 25, 2011
  11. American Legislative Exchange Council, Intellectual Diversity in Higher Education Act, model legislation exposed by the Center for Media and Democracy, July 13, 2011