SF 609: Ag & Natural Resources Appropriations- The version that passed the House this week (54 to 45 vote) does not include Grain Warehouse Lien language. Representative Ross Paustian introduced an amendment with our language in it, H-1220. He stated the importance of the language and withdrew the amendment in order to continue work on this next year.
HF 768:Beginning Farmer Tax Credit- Establishes a new Beginning Farmer Tax Credit program replacing Agricultural Assets Transfer Credit. Also allows farmers with ag assets a tax credit for assisting beginning farmers. Caps the credit at $50,000/year per farmer. Expands replacement program from $6 million to $12 million:FOR
HF 767: Electric Vehicle Taxes- Provides registration taxes and tax at charging stations equivalent to average road use taxes paid through fuel consumption (per the DOT: the average motorist pays $150/year): MONITORING
SF 625: Empower Rural Iowa- Creates incentives for broadband access. Amended to separate rural housing grant program from broadband incentive legislation: FOR