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Makes changes to judicial branch administration.

Increases penalties for an assault against people in certain occupations.

Directs HHS to submit a Medicaid waiver request to provide coverage for certain inmates due to be released.

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.

Changes property tax assessment limitations for commercial child care facilities.  

Establishes the behavioral health service system.

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

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.

Makes several changes to combat human trafficking, including an annual stakeholder meeting to develop legislative proposals, increase in the statute of limitations for human trafficking of a minor, and allowing video depositions for human trafficking victims of any age.

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.

The Governor's tax bill.

Appropriates $688.5 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 ($19.2 million increase, or 2.9%).

Appropriates $216.2 million to the judicial branch (courts), an increase of $3.7 million.

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 $63.1 million. 

Eliminates individual income tax.

Makes several provisions related to taxes.

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