Overview / Major Events
The 88th Iowa General Assembly began its work on Monday, January 14 (which is the latest day possible for a start date as required by our Constitution). This year all of the ceremonial activities and joint conventions were scheduled for the first week:
January 15: Joint Convention to receive the Condition of the State address
January 16: Joint Convention to receive the Condition of the Judiciary address
January 17: Joint Convention to receive the Condition of the National Guard address
January 18: Joint Convention to canvass the most recent election for Governor and Lt.
Governor, certify the results, and administer the Oath of Office to the
Governor-elect and Lt. Governor-elect
Lots of New Faces and New Committee Leaders
The 2018 election brought a significant amount of change to both Chambers. Iowans appear very adept at enforcing term limits, even if we do not have state law that requires such.
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