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Juvenile Detention Coalition of Iowa

Makes changes to judicial branch administration.

Requires certain school districts to employ security personnel and authorizes school employees to be issued weapons permits.

Charges Iowa Department of Education (DE) to oversee AEA operations and changes how AEAs are funded and operate.

Realigns the state's regional behavioral health and disability service systems by merging non-Medicaid operations and funding for mental health, addiction (substance use disorder, problem gambling, tobacco), aging, and disability services.

Makes changes to organization, structure, and functions of state and local governments.

Appropriates $693.3 million for the Attorney General, Iowa Law Enforcement Academy and Departments of Corrections, Public Safety, Homeland Security and Emergency Management and Inspections, Appeals and Licensing ($24 million increase, or 3.5%).

Appropriates $2.2 billion for health and human services programs (including Medicaid) for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2024 (FY 2025).  This is an increase of $88.6 million. 

Proposes a constitutional amendment to set a flat rate for individual income taxes and to require two-thirds approval of both legislative chambers for increasing tax rates.

Repeals gender balance requirements for appointed local and state government boards, councils, commissions.

Makes numerous changes to state boards, commissions, committees, councils, and other state government entities.

Appropriates $220.2 million to the judicial branch (courts), an increase of $7.7 million.

Makes several provisions related to taxes.

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