Mechanical Insulators LMCT Information for Iowa

Political Activism

Iowa State Information

The Mechanical Insulators Labor Management Cooperative Trust (LMCT) is looking to aid in information available to elected officials, Insulators Union Locals and members, contractors and the general public in Iowa.

Some of the information on this page may be outdated with the coronavirus global pandemic. Please contact any member of the Mechanical Insulators LMCT with any questions.

On this page, you will find information related to state specific legislation that deals with mechanical insulation and labor, Political Action Committee (PAC) guidelines and information for the state’s federally elected officials.

Iowa has 50 Senators and 100 House members.

To qualify to run for the Iowa Senate, you must be at least 25 years of age, a U.S. citizen, been a resident of Iowa for at least one year prior to the election and has resided in the district for at least 60 days.

The requirements for the House is the same except the age. You only need to be 21 years of age to run for the House.

Members of the Senate serve four-year terms and members of the House serve two-year terms. There are no term limits in Iowa.

The legislative session begins at 10 a.m. on the second Monday in January. In odd numbered years, the session runs 110 days. In even number years, the session lasts 100 days.

The Republicans control both chambers.

To learn more about the Iowa Legislature or to find your elected officials, follow the link below.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON THE STATE LEGISLATURE OR TO FIND YOUR STATE ELECTED OFFICIALS, CLICK HERE.

Bill Information

The following bills are active in the current Legislative Session and pertain to the Mechanical Insulation industry.


IA S 450

2020

Energy Efficiency Plan Filing Requirements

Status: Pending - Senate Commerce Committee

‍Date of Last Action:* 3/4/19

‍Author: Celsi (D)

‍Topics: Energy Efficiency

‍Summary: Relates to energy efficiency plan filing requirements for certain public utilities, includes effective date provisions.

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IA H 654

2020

Renewable Energy Strategic Plan

Status: Pending - House State Government Committee

‍Date of Last Action:* 3/7/19

‍Author: Anderson M (D)

‍Topics: Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy

‍Summary: Provides for a strategic plan relating to the implementation or expansion of renewable energy usage in state buildings and facilities.

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Federal Elected Officials

House Representatives & Senators


House of Representatives

1st District:

(Since 2021)

Ashley Hinson (R)

2nd District:

(Since 2021)

Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R)

3rd District:

(Since 2019)

Cynthia Axne (D)

4th District:

(Since 2021)

Randy Feenstra (R)

Senators

Joni Ernst (R)

(Since 2015)

PAC Guidelines

Political Action Committee Campaign Finance Compliance Guidelines for Iowa. Please contact the LMCT with specific fund and contribution limit questions.


Political Action Committee Campaign Finance Compliance Guidelines for Iowa.

Resident Agent Requirement? Yes. Must provide name of an Iowa resident authorized to receive service of original notice.

Local Bank Requirement? No.

What type of funds are allowed? Voluntary and Non-Voluntary. Iowa Code § 68A.201A(5).

Registration and reporting requirements for Federal and Out-of-State PACs:

  • Federal and out-of-state PACs must register and report in Iowa if they contribute over $50 to an Iowa candidate. Iowa Code § 68A.102.
  • Before making a contribution in excess of $50, out-of-state and federal PACs must either register and report in Iowa or register and file with FEC or another state and submit a verified statement registration with Iowa Ethics and Campaign disclosure board. Iowa Code § 68A.201A(1).

Recipient

Regular PAC

Statewide Official: No contribution limit.

Legislative Official: No contribution limit.

Local Candidate: No contribution limit.

PAC: No contribution limit.

Political Party: No contribution limit.

Mega PAC

Statewide Official: No contribution limit.

Legislative Official: No contribution limit.

Local Candidate: No contribution limit.

PAC: No contribution limit.

Political Party: No contribution limit.

Union

Statewide Official: No contribution limit.

Legislative Official: No contribution limit.

Local Candidate: No contribution limit.

PAC: No contribution limit.

Political Party: No contribution limit.