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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - December 17, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa The Cedar Rapids Gazette: Tues., Dec. 17, 1974 n Reports, Bill Drafts to Council DKS MOI NKS (UPI) -Drafts of major laws to be considered by the With general assembly will be presented to the state legislative council when it holds its final meeting here through Wednesday Reports of 14 interim study committees will be made to Ihe council, which also will handle a number of administrative tasks preliminary to the opening of the 1975 legislature The council also will complete preparations for tho legislative orientation conference here Jan 8-9 for all lawmakers. Explain Drafts Serge Garrison, director of the legislative service bureau, said the 14 committees were expected to explain their drafts and make recommendations for bills to be taken up by the next general assembly. Garrison is in charge of actually writing proposals into bill form for debate on the floor, “Some of their recommendations may be exceedingly complicated and Garrison said detailed," ‘ This is where these issues that lawmakers have been working on for the last six months really get aired. The thinking of the committee members and what they learned will be presented, which gives everybody good preparation for the session." Drafting Guide • The council, which directs and approves all legislative business during the interim, also will approve the new bill drafting guide and rules for profiling legislation for the 1975 session Once the council has performed these final functions, it will Im* dissolved until the next legislative council is formed following the 1975 session Committees scheduled to present reports include: The pension and retirement systems study committee, which will present recommendations for improvements in the public finance retirement systems for all state employes. The penal and correctional systems study committee, which will recommend major revisions in the state’s juvenile justice administration The land use policy study committee, which will present a new land use bill. The local services study committee, which will suggest changes in the organization of county government and the state’s home rule law The campaign and finance disclosure law study committee, which will recommend updates and changes in the state’s campaign finance disclosure laws. The adoption law study committee, which will present its rewrite of the state’s present adoption laws which are generally held to Im* unconstitutional. The elderly and bandi-capp<*d program study committee, which will suggest improvements in those programs. The school funding subcom mittee, which will suggest changes in the school aid formula and discuss declining enrollments in public schools The post-secondary funding study committee, which will propose budgets and actions for the state’s higher educational institutions. The apportionment of judges and magistrates subcommittee, which deals with the assignments of judges to districts. The landlord and tenant — mechanics lien laws subcommittee, which revised the rental laws and considered additional protections under the state’s lien laws. The taxation study committee. which will recommend no tax increases, but is expected to deal with administration of the state’s present laws. The capitol planning commission, which will present ts progress report on the new state capitol complex and Pavillion. The fiscal committee, which will discuss ways of handling the budget during the 1975 session, Decorah Board Offers 10% Teacher Base Pay Hike DECORAH—The    Decorah school board has recommended an approximate IO percent salary increase for teachers for the 1975-78 school year. The board’s offer, made at a recent meeting between the Decorah Education Assn and the school board, would raise the base salary from $8,200 to $9,000, Also granted was an increase of 15 days sick leave accumulations. The present poky is 120 days which would change to a total 135 days of allowable accumulation. The recommendation also added an extra column to the salary schedule which would be form an MA degree plus 24 semester hours of graduate work. The board rejected a more inolved salary schedule, a Out-of-State Liquor Limit Repeal Asked Board Adopts Book Policy STANWOOD - The Lincoln Community school board has adopted a new library book selection Policy. Edgewood Businessman, Earl W. Gleason, Dies EDGEWOOD - Earl VV Gleason, 62, died at the Delaware County Memorial hospital Monday after suffering a heart attack. He operated the Edgewood building Serivce for 4(1 years here. Mr. Gleason was a member of the Masons, El Ka-hir shrine of Cedar Rapids, and past-commander of the and past-commander of the Edgewood legion post. Surviving are his wife, Irene, who has a been a Gazette correspondent for many years, and a brother, Preston, of Putnam, 111. Services will be held Wednesday at 1:30 at Appleton’s. Masonic services will Im* held in the Gleason home Tuesday at 8 p.m. and the conduct graveside services. The policy stipulates that if the book is considered “questionable”, the challenger will fill out a form to be presented to a committee which in turn would give its recommendation to the school board The school board will then make the final decision. The board approved the bid of $85(1 from Stanwood Lumber Co. for lumber to build a garage on school boa rd-ow ned property w here Supt. Dale Proctor lives. This will be built by the building and trades class under the direction of teacher Jim Stovall. Approval was given to two teachers Linda Uthe and Joyce Bohlken, to sponsor a trip to Chicago Feb. 21 and 22 for eighth graders during mini-courses. The board discussed the free student information amendment. Before any further action, the board determined to await government guidelines. The plan of pooling local district taxes for special ed- ucation students and continuing to have the Area Education Agency plan the special education program as has been done in the past was considered. A contract was offered to Charles l^arson for teaching science and math in the high school. Linda Pritchard will them revert to library aide. The* board recognized the emergency medical training course for a barrier credit for teachers who are taking ad* vanatage of this training. Four hours of credit will be* given. The school bus inspections bv the highway patrol and department of public insturc-tion has been completed and all bust's passed passed .insertion.__   H53B5S_ Fisherman Falls Into Icy Waters COGGON—Ronald Latteyer, villo this weekend 30. Guttenberg, was treated for exposure in a Garnavillo hospital after he fell through shallow ice while ice fishing in a marshy area Dear Garna- Ile remained in icy water for one and a half hours until the Garnavillo fire department was informed of the accident and came to the rescue. DAVENPORT (AP) - Rep. Thomas Higgins (D-Daven-port) says he will introduce legislation to repeal the limit on the amount of liquor and wine Iowans may bring into the state Service Station at Iowa City Robbed IOWA CITY — A man wearing a red ski mask and holding his hand in his pocket, as if carrying a handgun, robbed the Riverside Texaco service station late Monday afternoon. The robber escaped with an undetermined amount of cash, fleeing the scene on foot. The robber was described as being about six feet tall, weighing 165 pounds, and was wearing a green parka and blue jeans. Higgins said he felt the one-quart personal consumption limit may be unconstitutional. State agents Friday began cracking down on violators of the law by arresting three men and charging them with illegal transportation of liquor. Out-of-state liquor is in demand — particularly during the holiday seasons — because it generally is less expensive than the state controlled variety in Iowa. dues deduction from the payrool for ISEA and NEA dues and providing some type of dental insurance as a fringe benefit for employes. The administration was given increases and annuities for the coming year that would average approximate 9.3 percent over present costs. The teachers group has not yet accepted the proposal The board also approved a plan for an after school art class for Junior high pupils. The extra-curricular art will be held Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays in the East Side elementary art room. The art class will begin second semester at no additional cost to pupils. The resignation of Mrs. Beverly Headington, elementary teacher, was accepted. She will be replaced by Mrs. Shirley Poock who taught last year in the Decorah elementary schools effective second se mester. The Best Carpet Buys Are At Carpettand U.S.A. 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