Senate File 402 is legislation that would require Clarinda and Mt. Pleasant Mental Health Institutes be kept open through the rest of the fiscal year and would require legislative approval of any closure after the end of the fiscal year.
This legislation previously passed the Iowa Senate and is currently in the Iowa House.
We need to make our voice heard and push for this bill to come to a vote on the floor of the Iowa House.
Please contact Iowa House Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer and ask her to bring Senate File 402 to the floor of the Iowa House. Her contact information is:
Capitol Phone: (515) 281-3221 (House Switchboard while House is in session. Ask for Representative Upmeyer)
Phone: (641) 357-8807
Please make sure to use personal phones/computers/e-mail accounts and to contact Representative Upmeyer from non-work locations during non-work hours.