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2020 Legislative Session

Iowa's 2020 Legislative Session gaveled in on January 13, 2020.

The Iowa Environmental Council is hard at work advancing a full slate of priorities for energy, water, and climate at the Capitol, which are developed with the input of our partners, stakeholders, and members. 

You are invited to review IEC's Policy Priorities, and read our 2020 Legislative priorities:

IEC Keeps You Connected

Our staff, professional advocates, and volunteers and stakeholders are at the Capitol tracking bills, building coalitions, gathering stakeholders, and advancing the protection of Iowa's environment. 

You can get involved in several ways this session, from signing up for IEC Action Alert, 

Legislator Look Up

Do you have a new legislator? Use our Legislator Look Up to determine your representatives.

Legislative News Bulletin

Sign-up to receive a weekly email summary of the bills IEC is tracking during session and news throughout the year. View this week's Legislative News Bulletin online

Bill Tracking 

Check back weekly during session to view the status and updates to any bills IEC is tracking. 

Bill Tracker - January 27, 2020

Bill Tracker - February 3, 2020

Bill Tracker - February 10, 2020

Bill Tracker - February 17, 2020

Bill Tracker - February 24, 2020

Bill Tracker - March 2, 2020

Bill Tracker - March 9, 2020

Bill Tracker - March 16, 2020

Bill Tracker - 2020 Final

Action Alerts 

Sign up to receive Action Alerts from IEC during session and throughout the year. We send alerts as needed about legislation impacting our goals, inviting you to take action by contacting legislators or key policy-makers. 

You can also view any active action alerts anytime on our Take Action page

Key Issues 

Energy Program Key Issues

Water Program Key Issues

IEC Legislative Events

Each year, IEC hosts individuals and organizations from across the state at the Iowa State Capitol for Environmental Lobby Day. IEC will hold the next Environmental Lobby Day on March 11, 2020. It is free to attend - learn more and RSVP to join in the action. 

Legislative Forums 

Legislative forums are a great way to interact with your elected officials. For tips and tricks on attending a legislative forum, check out this blog. These forums are not hosted by IEC.

The following sources track legislative forums during the session: 

Note: These links will lead to sites not owned by the Iowa Environmental Council. Opinions on external sites are not endorsed by IEC.