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Peter Cownie

Republican — Representative — District 42
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Peter Cownie represents House District 42 in the Iowa House, is a member of nine committees, and is the primary sponsor of 103 bills.

2008 44075.0
2010 113968.69
2012 71367.57

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • HSB 241

    A study bill for increasing the annual aggregate tax credit authorization limit for the endow Iowa tax credit and including effective date provisions. 4-21-15 Subcommittee assigned, Cownie, Hagenow, and Isenhart. H.J. 897. 4-22-15 Subcommittee reassigned, Cownie, Finkenauer, and Hagenow. H.J. 915.

  • HR 32

    A resolution recognizing April 2015 as Financial Literacy Month.

  • HSB 231

    A study bill relating to the approval and imposition of the facilities property tax levy and the equipment replacement and program sharing property tax levy for a merged area and including effective date and applicability provisions. 3-31-15 Subcommittee assigned, Cownie, Byrnes, and Steckman. H.J. 733. 4-8-15 Passed subcommittee.

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  • HR 27

    A resolution recognizing and congratulating the Grand View University Wrestling Team and program on its outstanding achievements in National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics wrestling.

  • HSB 228

    A study bill for providing an exemption from the computation of net income for the individual income tax of net capital gain from the sale or exchange of qualified capital stock and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions. 3-25-15 Subcommittee assigned, Hagenow, Cownie, and Kearns. H.J. 707. 4-1-15 Passed subcommittee.

  • HF 416

    A bill for an act relating to immunity from civil liability for certain persons for acts occurring during a clean-up effort following a disaster.

Recent Votes

HF 635

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 8989.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 1111.0
HF 645

Shall amendment H-1398, to the Senate amendment H-1387, be adopted?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5454.0
•••No: 3838.0
•••Other: 88.0
SF 513

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9292.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 88.0
SF 485

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 8888.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 1212.0
SF 171

Shall the bill pass?

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5353.0
•••No: 3636.0
•••Other: 1111.0
HF 666

Shall the rules be suspended to consider amendment H-1396?

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 3838.0
•••No: 5353.0
•••Other: 99.0
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