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Older Iowans Legislature Priority Bills

OLDER IOWANS LEGISLATURE 2018 SESSION PRIORITY ISSUES ENACTED

The 2018 session of the Older Iowans Legislature met in the House Chamber of the Iowa Capitol first on Monday September 24 in OIL Standing Committees and then on Tuesday September 25 in OIL Committee-of-the-Whole to select the final topics for the 2018 Priority Bills of the Older Iowans Legislature.

On Tuesday September 25 the Older Iowans Legislature enacted four (4) OIL Issues that will become the themes of the 2018 Priority Bills of the Older Iowans Legislature:

  • Support for an Elder Abuse Law based on the proposed legislation supported by the Attorney General’s office during the 2014 legislative session of the Iowa General Assembly
  • Provide state assistance on funding for home modifications to help older adult stay in their own homes (dollar limits or caps set by the Iowa General Assembly)
  • Expand the Future Ready Iowa for the direct care workforce and expand it NOW!
  • Support for the Iowa Care Act