Tag: New Laws

Changes in Iowa Law – Effective July 1, 2022

It has become a tradition at GRL to highlight the Legislature’s activity over the past year that impacts GRL’s areas of legal practice.  Here are the top 5 changes in Iowa laws that GRL believes the Iowa public should be aware of in 2022: Taking out the Trash.  As we have repeatedly posted, the Iowa Legislature wants Iowan’s trash to be open season.  Not just by law enforcement but by anyone.  Senate File 2296, signed into law by the Governor states in part: “It is the public policy of this state that a person has no reasonable expectation of privacy in […]

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New Iowa Laws Taking Effect on July 1, 2021

2021 Legislative Summary of Criminal Laws Taking Effect July 1, 2021 Several new laws passed by the 2021 Iowa Legislature take effect on July, 1, 2021.  With the 4th of July holiday upon us, GRL Law wants to take the opportunity to recap some of the major laws taking effect this week that affect the clients we serve and the areas of law in which we frequently practice. Here are the Top 5 Criminal Law Changes According to GRL: Gun Law Changes A lot of changes came to Iowa gun laws this year, but the big hits, including permitless carry, […]

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Iowa’s New Gun Laws

WARNING – These new laws do NOT go into effect until July 1, 2021. Effective July 1, 2021, Iowa’s gun laws will change significantly following Governor Reynold’s approving House File 756, an Act Relating to the Acquisition and Possession of Weapons and Providing Penalties.  How these new changes will interact with federal requirements is yet to be determined.   A more in-depth and comprehensive discussion of each change will be the subject of additional blogs but here is a general overview of the top 6 changes that the new law will make to Iowa’s firearm rights. Removal of the Requirement of […]

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