Senate Study Bill 1097 - Introduced
SENATE FILE _____
BY (PROPOSED COMMITTEE ON
VETERANS AFFAIRS BILL BY
A BILL FOR
1 An Act relating to the appointment and term of service of the
2 commandant of the Iowa veterans home.
3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA:
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1 Section 1. Section 35D.13, subsection 1, Code 2021, is
2 amended to read as follows:
3 1. The governor shall appoint a commandant, subject to
4 senate confirmation, who shall serve at the pleasure of the
5 governor for a term of four years as the chief executive of
6 the home. A person appointed as commandant prior to July
7 1, 2021, shall not serve as commandant after July 1, 2021,
8 without having been reappointed by the governor and reconfirmed
9 by the senate. The commandant shall report directly to the
10 commission and shall have the immediate custody and control,
11 subject to the orders of the commission, of all property used
12 in connection with the home.
14 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with
15 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly.
16 This bill relates to the appointment and term of service of
17 the commandant of the Iowa veterans home.
18 The bill sets a limit of four years for a person to serve as
19 commandant of the Iowa veterans home.
20 The bill prohibits any person appointed as commandant prior
21 to July 1, 2021, from serving as commandant after July 1,
22 2021, until that person is reappointed by the governor and
23 reconfirmed by the senate.
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