Legislature Passes, Governor Signs State Preemption of Local Government Mask Mandates

May 21, 2021

On Wednesday the Iowa legislature passed a measure that is now in effect with the Governor’s signature that prohibits local governments and schools from adopting mask mandates that are more stringent than policy set at the state level. It is important to note that the new law does not affect policies that have been adopted by employers governing their workplaces. Read more from The Des Moines Register.