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IA SF2435


A bill for an act relating to and making appropriations to the education system, including the funding and operation of the department for the blind, department of education, and state board of regents; modifying provisions related to compulsory education, open enrollment, the state board of regents presidential search committee, the Iowa tuition grants program, and the Iowa dyslexia board; establishing restrictions related to diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts of institutions of higher education governed by the state board of regents; providing penalties; and including effective date and applicability provisions. (Formerly SSB 3201.) Effective date: 05/09/2024, 07/01/2024, 07/01/2025. Applicability date: 07/01/2024.

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Diversity, equity, and inclusion office prohibited. A public institution of higher education shall not [...] 1. Establish or maintain a diversity, equity, and inclusion office. [...] 3. Compel, require, induce, or solicit any person to provide a diversity, equity, and inclusion statement

Legislative Session


90th General Assembly


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2024-05-09Signed by Governor. S.J. 964.
2024-05-08NOBA: Final
2024-04-29Reported correctly enrolled, signed by President and Speaker, and sent to Governor. S.J. 961.
2024-04-19Message from Senate. H.J. 876.
2024-04-19Immediate message. S.J. 904.
2024-04-19Passed Senate, yeas 32, nays 14. S.J. 902.
2024-04-19Senate concurred with S-5203. S.J. 901.
2024-04-19Message from House, with amendment S-5203. S.J. 898.
2024-04-18NOBA: Senate Floor
2024-04-18Immediate message. H.J. 869.
2024-04-18Passed House, yeas 52, nays 43. H.J. 854.
2024-04-18Amendment H-8366, yeas 36, nays 59, filed, lost. H.J. 853.
2024-04-18Amendment H-8365, yeas 36, nays 59, filed, lost. H.J. 852.
2024-04-18Amendment H-8364, yeas 35, nays 60, filed, lost. H.J. 851.
2024-04-18Amendment H-8369 filed, adopted. H.J. 851.
2024-04-18Substituted for HF 2704. H.J. 850.
2024-04-18Read first time, passed on file. H.J. 849.
2024-04-18Message from Senate. H.J. 847.
2024-04-18Immediate message. S.J. 885.
2024-04-18Passed Senate, yeas 32, nays 13. S.J. 884.
2024-04-18Amendment S-5190 filed, adopted. S.J. 884.
2024-04-09NOBA: Senate Full Approps
2024-04-09Committee report, approving bill. S.J. 779.
2024-04-09Introduced, placed on Appropriations calendar. S.J. 778.