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Okoboji Tourism

Expands definitions of "bicycle," "land," and "recreational purposes" related to the use of private land for public recreation. 

Allows the use of ATVs and UTVs on state park roads and anywhere in a park where motor vehicles are allowed.

Increases fines for a person who knowingly trespasses while hunting.

Allows a common interest community adjacent to a public lake to use private buoys and other safety-related installations to communicate policies regarding vessel operation.

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

Appropriates $222.4 million from gambling revenues (Rebuild Iowa Infrastructure Fund, or RIIF) to various infrastructure projects in fiscal year 2025 (July 1, 2024-June 30, 2025).  

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 provisions related to charter schools (but no longer includes changes to school start date).

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

Appropriates $46 million for fiscal year 2025 (July 1, 2024 to June 30, 2025) to the Department of Agriculture & Land Stewardship (IDALS) and the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Total general fund increase of $1,029,518 (3.3%) and total increase in funding from the fish & game fund of $1,354,756 (2.8%).

Makes changes to snowmobile fees.

Makes several provisions related to taxes.

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