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Senate Study Bill 233

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  1  1    Section 1.  AUDITOR OF STATE.  There is appropriated from
  1  2 the general fund of the state to the office of the auditor of
  1  3 state for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1997, and ending
  1  4 June 30, 1998, the following amount, or so much thereof as is
  1  5 necessary, to be used for the purposes designated:
  1  6    For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes,
  1  7 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent
  1  8 positions:  
  1  9 .................................................. $  1,393,355
  1 10 ............................................... FTEs     112.50
  1 11    The auditor of state may retain additional full-time
  1 12 equivalent positions as is reasonable and necessary to perform
  1 13 governmental subdivision audits which are reimbursable
  1 14 pursuant to section 11.20 or 11.21, to perform audits which
  1 15 are requested by and reimbursable from the federal government,
  1 16 and to perform work requested by and reimbursable from
  1 17 departments or agencies pursuant to section 11.5A or 11.5B.
  1 18 The auditor of state shall notify the department of
  1 19 management, the legislative fiscal committee, and the
  1 20 legislative fiscal bureau of the additional full-time
  1 21 equivalent positions retained.
  1 22    Sec. 2.  IOWA ETHICS AND CAMPAIGN DISCLOSURE BOARD.  There
  1 23 is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the Iowa
  1 24 ethics and campaign disclosure board for the fiscal year
  1 25 beginning July 1, 1997 and ending June 30, 1998, the following
  1 26 amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, for the purposes
  1 27 designated:
  1 28    For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes,
  1 29 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent
  1 30 positions:  
  1 31 .................................................. $    429,137
  1 32 ............................................... FTEs       8.00
  1 33    Sec. 3.  DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE.  There is appropriated
  1 34 from the general fund of the state to the department of
  1 35 commerce for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1997, and
  2  1 ending June 30, 1998, the following amounts, or so much
  2  2 thereof as is necessary, for the purposes designated:
  2  3    1.  ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DIVISION
  2  4    For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes,
  2  5 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent
  2  6 positions:  
  2  7 .................................................. $    966,256
  2  8 ............................................... FTEs      18.50
  2  9    The division of administrative services shall assess each
  2 10 division within the department of commerce and the office of
  2 11 consumer advocate within the department of justice a pro rata
  2 12 share of the operating expenses of the division of
  2 13 administrative services.  The pro rata share shall be
  2 14 determined pursuant to a cost allocation plan established by
  2 15 the division of administrative services and agreed to by the
  2 16 administrators of the divisions and the consumer advocate.  To
  2 17 the extent practicable, the cost allocation plan shall be
  2 18 based on the proportion of the administrative expenses
  2 19 incurred on behalf of each division and the office of consumer
  2 20 advocate.  Each division and the office of consumer advocate
  2 21 shall include in its charges assessed or revenues generated,
  2 22 an amount sufficient to cover the amount stated in its
  2 23 appropriation, any state assessed indirect costs determined by
  2 24 the department of revenue and finance, and the cost of
  2 25 services provided by the division of administrative services.
  2 26    2.  ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES DIVISION
  2 27    For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes,
  2 28 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent
  2 29 positions:  
  2 30 .................................................. $  1,510,485
  2 31 ............................................... FTEs      25.00
  2 32    The legislative fiscal bureau shall conduct a study to
  2 33 privatize the wholesale of alcoholic liquors in this state.
  2 34 The alcoholic beverages division of the department of commerce
  2 35 and the department of revenue and finance, upon request, shall
  3  1 assist the legislative fiscal bureau in developing a
  3  2 privatization plan which would minimize the impact of the
  3  3 private wholesale of alcoholic liquors in this state on the
  3  4 state general fund.  The legislative fiscal bureau shall
  3  5 complete its study and submit its recommendations to the
  3  6 chairpersons and ranking members of the joint appropriations
  3  7 subcommittee on administration and regulation not later than
  3  8 November 1, 1997.
  3  9    3.  BANKING DIVISION
  3 10    For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes,
  3 11 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent
  3 12 positions:  
  3 13 .................................................. $  5,466,364
  3 14 ............................................... FTEs      81.00
  3 15    4.  CREDIT UNION DIVISION
  3 16    For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes,
  3 17 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent
  3 18 positions:  
  3 19 .................................................. $  1,066,000
  3 20 .............................................. FTEs       19.00
  3 21    5.  INSURANCE DIVISION
  3 22    For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes,
  3 23 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent
  3 24 positions:  
  3 25 .................................................. $  3,079,517
  3 26 ............................................... FTEs      91.00
  3 27    Of the amounts appropriated in this subsection to the
  3 28 insurance division, not more than $100,000 shall be used for
  3 29 the regulation of health insurance reform.
  3 30    Of the amounts appropriated in this subsection to the
  3 31 insurance division, at least $120,000 shall be used for the
  3 32 investigation of insurance fraud.  It is the intent of the
  3 33 general assembly that the insurance division shall establish
  3 34 an insurance fraud program considering, but is not limited to
  3 35 the following guidelines:  study successful insurance fraud
  4  1 programs in other states, hire necessary staff, promulgate
  4  2 necessary rules, review the fraud unit of the Iowa department
  4  3 of workforce development, educate the regulated community and
  4  4 the general public on the functions of the fraud program, work
  4  5 with consultants as needed to establish the insurance fraud
  4  6 program, and establish a procedure for handling complaints.
  4  7    The insurance division may reallocate authorized full-time
  4  8 equivalent positions as necessary to respond to accreditation
  4  9 recommendations or requirements.  The insurance division
  4 10 expenditures for examination purposes may exceed the projected
  4 11 receipts, refunds and reimbursements, estimated pursuant to
  4 12 section 505.7, subsection 7, including the expenditures for
  4 13 retention of additional personnel, if the expenditures are
  4 14 fully reimbursable and the division first does both of the
  4 15 following:
  4 16    a.  Notifies the department of management, legislative
  4 17 fiscal bureau, and the legislative fiscal committee of the
  4 18 need for the expenditures.
  4 19    b.  Files with each of the entities named in paragraph "a"
  4 20 the legislative and regulatory justification for the
  4 21 expenditures, along with an estimate of the expenditures.
  4 22    6.  PROFESSIONAL LICENSING AND REGULATION DIVISION
  4 23    For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes,
  4 24 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent
  4 25 positions:  
  4 26 .................................................. $    849,044
  4 27 ............................................... FTEs      12.00
  4 28    7.  UTILITIES DIVISION
  4 29    For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes,
  4 30 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent
  4 31 positions:  
  4 32 .................................................. $  5,158,187
  4 33 ............................................... FTEs      75.00
  4 34    The utilities division may expend additional funds,
  4 35 including funds for additional personnel, if those additional
  5  1 expenditures are actual expenses which exceed the funds
  5  2 budgeted for utility regulation.  Before the division expends
  5  3 or encumbers an amount in excess of the funds budgeted for
  5  4 regulation, the director of the department of management shall
  5  5 approve the expenditure or encumbrance.  Before approval is
  5  6 given, the director of the department of management shall
  5  7 determine that the regulation expenses exceed the funds
  5  8 budgeted by the general assembly to the division and that the
  5  9 division does not have other funds from which regulation
  5 10 expenses can be paid.  Upon approval of the director of the
  5 11 department of management the division may expend and encumber
  5 12 funds for excess regulation expenses.  The amounts necessary
  5 13 to fund the excess regulation expenses shall be collected from
  5 14 those utility companies being regulated which caused the
  5 15 excess expenditures, and the collections shall be treated as
  5 16 repayment receipts as defined in section 8.2.
  5 17    Sec. 4.  COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES REGULATION.  There is
  5 18 appropriated from the general fund of the state to the
  5 19 department of commerce for the fiscal year beginning July 1,
  5 20 1997, and ending June 30, 1998, the following amount, or so
  5 21 much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purpose
  5 22 designated:
  5 23    For consulting services to assist the utilities board with
  5 24 the implementation of 1995 Iowa Acts, chapter 199, to assist
  5 25 in the regulatory transition of the communications industry,
  5 26 and for implementation of the federal Telecommunications Act
  5 27 of 1996, Pub. L. No. 104-104:  
  5 28 .................................................. $    100,000
  5 29    The utilities division shall recover the moneys
  5 30 appropriated in this section pursuant to the assessment
  5 31 procedures in section 476.10.
  5 32    Sec. 5.  LEGISLATIVE AGENCIES.  There is appropriated from
  5 33 the general fund of the state to the following named agencies
  5 34 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1997, and ending June
  5 35 30, 1998, the following amounts, or so much thereof as is
  6  1 necessary, to be used for the purposes designated:
  6  2    1.  COMMISSION ON UNIFORM STATE LAWS
  6  3    For support of the commission and expenses of the members:  
  6  4 .................................................. $     23,350
  6  5    2.  NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF STATE LEGISLATURES
  6  6    For support of the membership assessment:  
  6  7 .................................................. $     94,922
  6  8    3.  AMERICAN LEGISLATIVE EXCHANGE COUNCIL
  6  9    For support of the membership assessment:  
  6 10 .................................................. $      7,500
  6 11    Sec. 6.  DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL SERVICES.  There is
  6 12 appropriated from the general fund of the state to the
  6 13 department of general services for the fiscal year beginning
  6 14 July 1, 1997, and ending June 30, 1998, the following amounts,
  6 15 or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the
  6 16 purposes designated:
  6 17    1.  ADMINISTRATION
  6 18    For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes,
  6 19 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent
  6 20 positions:  
  6 21 .................................................. $  1,926,518
  6 22 ............................................... FTEs      52.60
  6 23    2.  PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
  6 24    For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes,
  6 25 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent
  6 26 positions:  
  6 27 .................................................. $  4,186,909
  6 28 ............................................... FTEs     115.00
  6 29    It is the intent of the general assembly that the
  6 30 department of general services shall develop a
  6 31 strategic plan to secure outside leasing in the most
  6 32 economical and efficient manner.  The department of
  6 33 general services shall bill the costs of providing the
  6 34 leasing service to the state agencies which use the
  6 35 service.
  7  1    3.  CAPITOL PLANNING COMMISSION
  7  2    For expenses of the members in carrying out their duties
  7  3 under chapter 18A:  
  7  4 .................................................. $      2,000
  7  5    4.  RENTAL SPACE
  7  6    For payment of lease or rental costs of buildings and
  7  7 office space at the seat of government as provided in section
  7  8 18.12, subsection 9, notwithstanding section 18.16:  
  7  9 .................................................. $    656,104
  7 10    5.  UTILITY COSTS
  7 11    For payment of utility costs and for not more than the
  7 12 following full-time equivalent positions:  
  7 13 .................................................. $  2,148,942
  7 14    The department of general services may use funds
  7 15 appropriated in this subsection for utility costs to fund
  7 16 energy conservation projects in the state capitol complex.  In
  7 17 addition, notwithstanding sections 8.33 and 18.12, subsection
  7 18 11, any excess funds appropriated for utility costs in this
  7 19 subsection shall not revert to the general fund of the state
  7 20 on June 30, 1998, and these funds shall be used for
  7 21 implementation of energy conservation projects.
  7 22    6.  TERRACE HILL OPERATIONS
  7 23    For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous
  7 24 purposes necessary for the operation of Terrace Hill and for
  7 25 not more than the following full-time equivalent positions:  
  7 26 .................................................. $    199,512
  7 27 ............................................... FTEs       4.00
  7 28    Sec. 7.  REVOLVING FUNDS.  There is appropriated from the
  7 29 designated revolving funds to the department of general
  7 30 services for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1997, and
  7 31 ending June 30, 1998, the following amounts, or so much
  7 32 thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes
  7 33 designated:
  7 34    1.  CENTRALIZED PRINTING
  7 35    From the centralized printing permanent revolving fund
  8  1 established by section 18.57 for salaries, support,
  8  2 maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the
  8  3 following full-time equivalent positions:  
  8  4 .................................................. $  1,003,152
  8  5 ............................................... FTEs      27.05
  8  6    2.  CENTRALIZED PRINTING – REMAINDER
  8  7    The remainder of the centralized printing permanent
  8  8 revolving fund is appropriated for the expense incurred in
  8  9 supplying paper stock, offset printing, copy preparation,
  8 10 binding, distribution costs, original payment of printing and
  8 11 binding claims and contingencies arising during the fiscal
  8 12 year beginning July 1, 1997, and ending June 30, 1998, which
  8 13 are legally payable from this fund.
  8 14    3.  CENTRALIZED PURCHASING
  8 15    From the centralized purchasing permanent revolving fund
  8 16 established by section 18.9 for salaries, support,
  8 17 maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the
  8 18 following full-time equivalent positions:  
  8 19 .................................................. $    888,535
  8 20 ............................................... FTEs      18.20
  8 21    4.  CENTRALIZED PURCHASING – REMAINDER
  8 22    The remainder of the centralized purchasing permanent
  8 23 revolving fund is appropriated for the payment of expenses
  8 24 incurred through purchases by various state departments and
  8 25 for contingencies arising during the fiscal year beginning
  8 26 July 1, 1997, and ending June 30, 1998, which are legally
  8 27 payable from this fund.
  8 28    5.  VEHICLE DISPATCHER
  8 29    From the vehicle dispatcher revolving fund established by
  8 30 section 18.119 for salaries, support, maintenance,
  8 31 miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following
  8 32 full-time equivalent positions:  
  8 33 .................................................. $    695,808
  8 34 ............................................... FTEs      15.85
  8 35    6.  VEHICLE DISPATCHER – REMAINDER
  9  1    The remainder of the vehicle dispatcher revolving fund is
  9  2 appropriated for the purchase of gasoline, gasohol, oil,
  9  3 tires, repairs, and all other maintenance expenses incurred in
  9  4 the operation of state-owned motor vehicles and for
  9  5 contingencies arising during the fiscal year beginning July 1,
  9  6 1997, and ending June 30, 1998, which are legally payable from
  9  7 this fund.
  9  8    It is the intent of the general assembly that any
  9  9 consolidation of the information technology services of this
  9 10 state, including year 2000 corrections, will use a cooperative
  9 11 enterprise model in which the legislative, judicial, and
  9 12 executive branches of state government have input along with
  9 13 all other public entities.  The budgetary responsibilities of
  9 14 the general assembly mandate legislative oversight of
  9 15 information technology services consolidation to ensure
  9 16 responsible allocation of the human and fiscal resources of
  9 17 this state.
  9 18    Sec. 8.  GOVERNOR AND LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR.  There is
  9 19 appropriated from the general fund of the state to the offices
  9 20 of the governor and the lieutenant governor for the fiscal
  9 21 year beginning July 1, 1997, and ending June 30, 1998, the
  9 22 following amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be
  9 23 used for the purposes designated:
  9 24    1.  GENERAL OFFICE
  9 25    For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous
  9 26 purposes for the general office of the governor and the
  9 27 general office of the lieutenant governor, and for not more
  9 28 than the following full-time equivalent positions:  
  9 29 .................................................. $  1,220,799
  9 30 ............................................... FTEs      17.25
  9 31    2.  TERRACE HILL QUARTERS
  9 32    For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous
  9 33 purposes for the governor's quarters at Terrace Hill, and for
  9 34 not more than the following full-time equivalent positions:  
  9 35 .................................................. $     71,829
 10  1 ............................................... FTEs       2.00
 10  2    3.  ADMINISTRATIVE RULES COORDINATOR
 10  3    For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous
 10  4 purposes for the office of administrative rules coordinator,
 10  5 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent
 10  6 positions:  
 10  7 .................................................. $    122,910
 10  8 ............................................... FTEs       3.00
 10  9    4.  NATIONAL GOVERNORS ASSOCIATION
 10 10    For payment of Iowa's membership in the national governors
 10 11 association:  
 10 12 .................................................. $     64,872
 10 13    Sec. 9.  DEPARTMENT OF INSPECTIONS AND APPEALS.  There is
 10 14 appropriated from the general fund of the state to the
 10 15 department of inspections and appeals for the fiscal year
 10 16 beginning July 1, 1997, and ending June 30, 1998, the
 10 17 following amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, for the
 10 18 purposes designated:
 10 19    1.  FINANCE AND SERVICES DIVISION
 10 20    For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes,
 10 21 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent
 10 22 positions:  
 10 23 .................................................. $    517,990
 10 24 ............................................... FTEs      20.20
 10 25    2.  AUDITS DIVISION
 10 26    For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes,
 10 27 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent
 10 28 positions:  
 10 29 .................................................. $    452,111
 10 30 ............................................... FTEs      11.00
 10 31    3.  APPEALS AND FAIR HEARINGS DIVISION
 10 32    For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes,
 10 33 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent
 10 34 positions:  
 10 35 .................................................. $    244,614
 11  1 ............................................... FTEs      25.50
 11  2    4.  INVESTIGATIONS DIVISION
 11  3    For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes,
 11  4 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent
 11  5 positions:  
 11  6 .................................................. $    898,408
 11  7 ............................................... FTEs      37.00
 11  8    It is the intent of the general assembly that $120,000 and
 11  9 3.00 FTEs included in this subsection shall be used for
 11 10 additional welfare investigations.
 11 11    5.  HEALTH FACILITIES DIVISION
 11 12    For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes,
 11 13 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent
 11 14 positions:  
 11 15 .................................................. $  2,001,795
 11 16 ............................................... FTEs      99.00
 11 17    It is the intent of the general assembly that
 11 18 $181,344 and 2.00 FTEs included in this subsection
 11 19 shall be used for additional inspections of state-
 11 20 licensed residential care facilities only.
 11 21    6.  INSPECTIONS DIVISION
 11 22    For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes,
 11 23 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent
 11 24 positions:  
 11 25 .................................................. $    622,783
 11 26 ............................................... FTEs      13.00
 11 27    7.  EMPLOYMENT APPEAL BOARD
 11 28    For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes,
 11 29 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent
 11 30 positions:  
 11 31 .................................................. $     33,683
 11 32 ............................................... FTEs      15.00
 11 33    The employment appeal board shall be reimbursed by the
 11 34 labor services division of the department of employment
 11 35 services for all costs associated with hearings conducted
 12  1 under chapter 91C, related to contractor registration.  The
 12  2 board may expend, in addition to the amount appropriated under
 12  3 this subsection, additional amounts as are directly billable
 12  4 to the labor services division under this subsection and to
 12  5 retain the additional full-time equivalent positions as needed
 12  6 to conduct hearings required pursuant to chapter 91C.  An
 12  7 administrative fine for a violation of a contractor
 12  8 registration requirement under chapter 91C shall be imposed
 12  9 only on habitual offenders, unless there are extenuating
 12 10 circumstances.
 12 11    8.  STATE FOSTER CARE REVIEW BOARD
 12 12    For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes,
 12 13 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent
 12 14 positions:  
 12 15 .................................................. $    554,407
 12 16 ............................................... FTEs      13.00
 12 17    The department of human services, in coordination with the
 12 18 state foster care review board and the department of
 12 19 inspections and appeals, shall submit an application for
 12 20 funding available pursuant to Title IV-E of the federal Social
 12 21 Security Act for claims for state foster care review board
 12 22 administrative review costs.
 12 23    Sec. 10.  RACETRACK REGULATION.  There is appropriated from
 12 24 the general fund of the state to the racing and gaming
 12 25 commission of the department of inspections and appeals for
 12 26 the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1997, and ending June 30,
 12 27 1998, the following amount, or so much thereof as is
 12 28 necessary, to be used for the purposes designated:
 12 29    For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes,
 12 30 for the regulation of pari-mutuel racetracks, and for not more
 12 31 than the following full-time equivalent positions:  
 12 32 .................................................. $  1,975,201
 12 33 ............................................... FTEs      23.51
 12 34    Sec. 11.  EXCURSION BOAT REGULATION.  There is appropriated
 12 35 from the general fund of the state to the racing and gaming
 13  1 commission of the department of inspections and appeals for
 13  2 the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1997, and ending June 30,
 13  3 1998, the following amount, or so much thereof as is
 13  4 necessary, to be used for the purposes designated:
 13  5    For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous
 13  6 purposes for administration and enforcement of the excursion
 13  7 boat gambling laws, and for not more than the following full-
 13  8 time equivalent positions:  
 13  9 .................................................. $  1,223,100
 13 10 ............................................... FTEs      25.29
 13 11    It is the intent of the general assembly that the racing
 13 12 and gaming commission shall only employ additional full-time
 13 13 equivalent positions for riverboat gambling enforcement as
 13 14 authorized by the department of management as needed for
 13 15 enforcement on new riverboats.  If more than nine riverboats
 13 16 are operating during the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1997,
 13 17 and ending June 30, 1998, the commission may expend no more
 13 18 than $84,917 for no more than 2 FTEs for each additional
 13 19 riverboat in excess of nine.  The additional expense
 13 20 associated with the positions shall be paid from fees assessed
 13 21 by the commission as provided in chapter 99F.
 13 22    Notwithstanding section 8.39, funds shall not be
 13 23 transferred to the department of inspections and appeals which
 13 24 would be used for monitoring Indian gaming.
 13 25    Sec. 12.  USE TAX APPROPRIATION.  There is appropriated
 13 26 from the use tax receipts collected pursuant to sections 423.7
 13 27 and 423.7A prior to their deposit in the road use tax fund
 13 28 pursuant to section 423.24, subsection 1, to the appeals and
 13 29 fair hearings division of the department of inspections and
 13 30 appeals for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1997, and ending
 13 31 June 30, 1998, the following amount, or so much thereof as is
 13 32 necessary, for the purposes designated:
 13 33    For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous
 13 34 purposes:  
 13 35 .................................................. $  1,052,109
 14  1    Sec. 13.  DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT.  There is appropriated
 14  2 from the general fund of the state to the department of
 14  3 management for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1997, and
 14  4 ending June 30, 1998, the following amounts, or so much
 14  5 thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes
 14  6 designated:
 14  7    1.  GENERAL OFFICE
 14  8    For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes,
 14  9 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent
 14 10 positions:  
 14 11 .................................................. $  1,893,317
 14 12 ............................................... FTEs      28.00
 14 13    2.  LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING REIMBURSEMENTS
 14 14    For reimbursement to local law enforcement agencies for the
 14 15 training of officers who resign pursuant to section 384.15,
 14 16 subsection 7:  
 14 17 .................................................. $     47,500
 14 18    It is the intent of the general assembly that $23,750 be
 14 19 appropriated for law enforcement training reimbursements
 14 20 pursuant to section 384.15, subsection 7, for the fiscal year
 14 21 beginning July 1, 1998, and ending June 30, 1999, and
 14 22 thereafter, no moneys be appropriated for that purpose.
 14 23    3.  COUNCIL OF STATE GOVERNMENTS
 14 24    For support of the membership assessment:  
 14 25 .................................................. $     80,031
 14 26    4.  COUNCIL ON HUMAN INVESTMENT
 14 27    For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes,
 14 28 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent
 14 29 positions:  
 14 30 .................................................. $    187,856
 14 31 ............................................... FTEs       2.00
 14 32    The council on human investment shall notify the co-
 14 33 chairpersons and ranking members of the joint appropriations
 14 34 subcommittee on administration and regulation of the budget
 14 35 for results performance measures established for state
 15  1 agencies receiving appropriations under this Act before the
 15  2 measures are finally adopted.
 15  3    Sec. 14.  ROAD USE TAX APPROPRIATION.  There is
 15  4 appropriated from the road use tax fund to the department of
 15  5 management for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1997, and
 15  6 ending June 30, 1998, the following amount, or so much thereof
 15  7 as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated:
 15  8    For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous
 15  9 purposes:  
 15 10 .................................................. $     56,000
 15 11    Sec. 15.  DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL.  There is appropriated
 15 12 from the general fund of the state to the department of
 15 13 personnel for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1997, and
 15 14 ending June 30, 1998, the following amounts, or so much
 15 15 thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes
 15 16 designated including the filing of quarterly reports as
 15 17 required in this section:
 15 18    1.  OPERATIONS
 15 19    For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous
 15 20 purposes for the director's staff, information services, data
 15 21 processing, and financial services, and for not more than the
 15 22 following full-time equivalent positions:  
 15 23 .................................................. $  1,247,218
 15 24 ............................................... FTEs      18.42
 15 25    2.  PROGRAM DELIVERY SERVICES
 15 26    For salaries for personnel services, employment law and
 15 27 labor relations and training for not more than the following
 15 28 full-time equivalent positions:  
 15 29 .................................................. $  1,330,232
 15 30 ............................................... FTEs      32.55
 15 31    3.  PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION AND DEVELOPMENT
 15 32    For salaries for employment, compensation, and benefits and
 15 33 workers' compensation and for not more than the following
 15 34 full-time equivalent positions:  
 15 35 .................................................. $  1,524,422
 16  1 ............................................... FTEs      33.80
 16  2    Any funds received by the department for workers'
 16  3 compensation purposes other than the funds appropriated in
 16  4 subsection 3 shall be used only for the payment of workers'
 16  5 compensation claims.
 16  6    The funds for support, maintenance, and miscellaneous
 16  7 purposes for personnel assigned to program delivery services
 16  8 under subsection 2 and program administration and development
 16  9 under subsection 3 are payable from the appropriation made in
 16 10 subsection 1.
 16 11    The department of personnel shall report annually to the
 16 12 chairpersons and ranking members of the joint appropriations
 16 13 subcommittee on administration and regulation concerning the
 16 14 number of private consultant contracts of one year or more
 16 15 which are entered into or extended each year by the
 16 16 departments and agencies of the state.  All departments and
 16 17 agencies of the state shall cooperate with the department in
 16 18 the preparation of this report.
 16 19    Sec. 16.  INSURANCE REFORM SPECIALIST.  The executive
 16 20 council shall expend moneys from the surplus funds in the
 16 21 health insurance reserve operating account for salary and
 16 22 benefit costs for one insurance reform specialist.  The
 16 23 activities of this position shall be directed by the director
 16 24 of the department of personnel.  The position shall be funded
 16 25 from surplus funds specified in the section for the fiscal
 16 26 year beginning July 1, 1997, and ending June 30, 1998, as
 16 27 follows:  
 16 28 .................................................. $     86,722
 16 29    Sec. 17.  IPERS.  There is appropriated from the Iowa
 16 30 public employees' retirement system fund to the department of
 16 31 personnel for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1997, and
 16 32 ending June 30, 1998, the following amount, or so much thereof
 16 33 as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated:
 16 34    1.  For salaries, support, maintenance, and other
 16 35 operational purposes to pay the costs of the Iowa public
 17  1 employees' retirement system:  
 17  2 .................................................. $  4,611,296
 17  3    2.  It is the intent of the general assembly that the Iowa
 17  4 public employees' retirement system employ sufficient staff
 17  5 within the appropriation provided in this section to meet the
 17  6 developing requirements of the investment program.
 17  7    Sec. 18.  PRIMARY ROAD FUND APPROPRIATION.  There is
 17  8 appropriated from the primary road fund to the department of
 17  9 personnel for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1997, and
 17 10 ending June 30, 1998, the following amount, or so much thereof
 17 11 as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated:
 17 12    For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous
 17 13 purposes to provide personnel services for the state
 17 14 department of transportation:  
 17 15 .................................................. $    359,741
 17 16    Sec. 19.  ROAD USE TAX FUND APPROPRIATION.  There is
 17 17 appropriated from the road use tax fund to the department of
 17 18 personnel for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1997, and
 17 19 ending June 30, 1998, the following amount, or so much thereof
 17 20 as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated:
 17 21    For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous
 17 22 purposes to provide personnel services for the state
 17 23 department of transportation:  
 17 24 .................................................. $     58,563
 17 25    Sec. 20.  STATE WORKERS' COMPENSATION CLAIMS.  There is
 17 26 appropriated from the general fund of the state to the
 17 27 department of personnel for the fiscal year beginning July 1,
 17 28 1997, and ending June 30, 1998, the following amount, or so
 17 29 much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purpose
 17 30 designated:
 17 31    For distribution, subject to approval of the department of
 17 32 management, to various state departments to fund the premiums
 17 33 for paying workers' compensation claims which are assessed to
 17 34 and collected from the state department by the department of
 17 35 personnel based upon a rating formula established by the
 18  1 department of personnel:  
 18  2 .................................................. $  5,884,740
 18  3    The premiums collected by the department of personnel shall
 18  4 be segregated into a separate workers' compensation fund in
 18  5 the state treasury to be used for payment of state employees'
 18  6 workers' compensation claims.  Notwithstanding section 8.33,
 18  7 unencumbered or unobligated moneys remaining in this workers'
 18  8 compensation fund at the end of the fiscal year shall not
 18  9 revert but shall be available for expenditure for purposes of
 18 10 the fund for subsequent fiscal years.
 18 11    Sec. 21.  DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE AND FINANCE.  There is
 18 12 appropriated from the general fund of the state to the
 18 13 department of revenue and finance for the fiscal year
 18 14 beginning July 1, 1997, and ending June 30, 1998, the
 18 15 following amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be
 18 16 used for the purposes designated, and for not more than the
 18 17 following full-time equivalent positions used for the purposes
 18 18 designated in subsections 1 through 3:  
 18 19 ............................................... FTEs     539.00
 18 20    1.  COMPLIANCE
 18 21    For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous
 18 22 purposes:  
 18 23 .................................................. $ 10,302,325
 18 24    2.  STATE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
 18 25    For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous
 18 26 purposes:  
 18 27 .................................................. $ 10,613,764
 18 28    3.  INTERNAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
 18 29    For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous
 18 30 purposes:  
 18 31 .................................................. $  6,072,663
 18 32    4.  COLLECTION COSTS AND FEES
 18 33    For payment of collection costs and fees pursuant to
 18 34 section 422.26:  
 18 35 .................................................. $     45,000
 19  1    5.  a.  The director of revenue and finance shall report
 19  2 annually to the chairpersons and ranking members of the joint
 19  3 appropriations subcommittee on administration and regulation
 19  4 and the legislative fiscal bureau on the implementation and
 19  5 financial status of the integrated revenue information system.
 19  6 The report shall include any changes from the scheduled
 19  7 progress including expenditures or estimated revenue.
 19  8    b.  The director of revenue and finance shall prepare and
 19  9 issue a state appraisal manual and the revisions to the state
 19 10 appraisal manual as provided in section 421.17, subsection 18,
 19 11 without cost to a city or county.
 19 12    Sec. 22.  LOTTERY.  There is appropriated from the lottery
 19 13 fund to the department of revenue and finance for the fiscal
 19 14 year beginning July 1, 1997, and ending June 30, 1998, the
 19 15 following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be
 19 16 used for the purposes designated:
 19 17    For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes
 19 18 for the administration and operation of lottery games, and for
 19 19 not more than the following full-time equivalent positions:  
 19 20 .................................................. $  7,699,135
 19 21 ............................................... FTEs     120.00
 19 22    Sec. 23.  MOTOR VEHICLE FUEL TAX APPROPRIATION.  There is
 19 23 appropriated from the motor vehicle fuel tax fund created by
 19 24 section 452A.77 to the department of revenue and finance for
 19 25 the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1997, and ending June 30,
 19 26 1998, the following amount, or so much thereof as is
 19 27 necessary, to be used for the purposes designated:
 19 28    For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous
 19 29 purposes for administration and enforcement of the provisions
 19 30 of chapter 452A and the motor vehicle use tax program:  
 19 31 .................................................. $    998,276
 19 32    Sec. 24.  SECRETARY OF STATE.  There is appropriated from
 19 33 the general fund of the state to the office of the secretary
 19 34 of state for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1997, and
 19 35 ending June 30, 1998, the following amounts, or so much
 20  1 thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes
 20  2 designated:
 20  3    1.  ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS
 20  4    For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes,
 20  5 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent
 20  6 positions:  
 20  7 .................................................. $    656,440
 20  8 ............................................... FTEs      10.00
 20  9    It is the intent of the general assembly that the
 20 10 state department or state agency which provides data
 20 11 processing services to support voter registration file
 20 12 maintenance and storage shall provide those services
 20 13 without charge.
 20 14    It is the intent of the general assembly that
 20 15 contracts and agreements relating to data processing
 20 16 for voter registration records to which the department
 20 17 of general services or the state registrar of voters
 20 18 is a party immediately prior to the effective date of
 20 19 this Act shall remain in effect until their expiration
 20 20 unless earlier terminated or amended by mutual
 20 21 consent.
 20 22    2.  BUSINESS SERVICES
 20 23    For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes,
 20 24 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent
 20 25 positions:  
 20 26 .................................................. $  1,770,796
 20 27 ............................................... FTEs      32.00
 20 28    3.  OFFICIAL REGISTER
 20 29    For costs incurred in the printing of the official
 20 30 register:  
 20 31 .................................................. $     45,000
 20 32    The secretary of state may consider an electronic version
 20 33 of the official register as an official copy for distribution.
 20 34    Sec. 25.  STATE-FEDERAL RELATIONS.  There is appropriated
 20 35 from the general fund of the state to the office of state-
 21  1 federal relations for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1997,
 21  2 and ending June 30, 1998, the following amount, or so much
 21  3 thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes
 21  4 designated:
 21  5    For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes,
 21  6 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent
 21  7 positions:  
 21  8 .................................................. $    252,663
 21  9 ............................................... FTEs       3.00
 21 10    Sec. 26.  TREASURER.  There is appropriated from the
 21 11 general fund of the state to the office of treasurer of state
 21 12 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1997, and ending June
 21 13 30, 1998, the following amount, or so much thereof as is
 21 14 necessary, to be used for the purposes designated:
 21 15    For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes,
 21 16 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent
 21 17 positions:  
 21 18 .................................................. $    927,014
 21 19 ............................................... FTEs      27.80
 21 20    The office of treasurer of state shall supply clerical and
 21 21 secretarial support for the executive council.
 21 22    Sec. 27.  BUDGET PREPARATION – INTENT OF GENERAL ASSEMBLY.
 21 23    1.  In preparing budgets for the fiscal year beginning July
 21 24 1, 1998, and ending June 30, 1999, the state agencies
 21 25 receiving appropriations pursuant to this Act shall conform to
 21 26 the following standards:
 21 27    a.  The supervisory span of control for the agency shall be
 21 28 one supervisor for five or more subordinates.
 21 29    b.  The request for office supplies shall not exceed the
 21 30 norm for all state agencies as determined by the department of
 21 31 management.
 21 32    2.  If a budget fails to comply with a standard specified
 21 33 in subsection 1, the state agency shall provide a detailed
 21 34 explanation for each variance to the co-chairpersons and
 21 35 ranking members of the joint appropriations subcommittee on
 22  1 administration and regulation.
 22  2    Sec. 28.  ELIMINATION OF VACANT UNFUNDED JOBS.  Within
 22  3 sixty days after an unfunded vacancy occurs, a state
 22  4 department, agency, or office receiving appropriations under
 22  5 this Act shall eliminate the vacant unfunded position from the
 22  6 table of organization of the state department, agency, or
 22  7 office.
 22  8    Sec. 29.  Section 422.45, subsection 18, Code 1997, is
 22  9 amended to read as follows:
 22 10    18.  Gross receipts from the sale of tangible personal
 22 11 property, except vehicles subject to registration, to a person
 22 12 regularly engaged in the business of leasing if the period of
 22 13 the lease is for more than one year, or in the consumer rental
 22 14 purchase business if the property is to be utilized in a
 22 15 transaction involving a consumer rental purchase agreement as
 22 16 defined in section 537.3604, subsection 8, and the leasing or
 22 17 consumer rental of the property is subject to taxation under
 22 18 this division.  If tangible personal property exempt under
 22 19 this subsection is made use of for any purpose other than
 22 20 leasing, renting, or consumer rental purchase, the person
 22 21 claiming the exemption under this subsection is liable for the
 22 22 tax that would have been due except for this subsection.  The
 22 23 tax shall be computed upon the original purchase price.  The
 22 24 aggregate of the tax paid on the leasing, renting, or rental
 22 25 purchase of such tangible personal property, not to exceed the
 22 26 amount of the sales tax owed, shall be credited against the
 22 27 tax.  This sales tax is in addition to any sales or use tax
 22 28 that may be imposed as a result of the disposal of such
 22 29 tangible personal property.
 22 30    Sec. 30.  Refunds of taxes, interests, or penalties which
 22 31 arise from claims resulting from the enactment of the
 22 32 amendment to section 422.45, subsection 18, in this Act, for
 22 33 sales and uses occurring between July 1, 1991, and June 30,
 22 34 1997, shall not be allowed unless refund claims are filed
 22 35 prior to October 1, 1997, notwithstanding any other provision
 23  1 of law.  If the amount of refund claims totals more than
 23  2 twenty-five thousand dollars in the aggregate, the department
 23  3 of revenue and finance shall prorate the twenty-five thousand
 23  4 dollars among all claimants in relation to the amounts of the
 23  5 claimants' valid claims.
 23  6    Sec. 31.  Sections 29 and 30 of this Act, being deemed of
 23  7 immediate importance, take effect upon enactment and apply
 23  8 retroactively to July 1, 1991, for sales made or uses
 23  9 occurring on or after that date.  
 23 10                           EXPLANATION
 23 11    This bill relates to and appropriates moneys to various
 23 12 state departments, agencies, funds, and certain other
 23 13 interstate and national entities for the fiscal year beginning
 23 14 July 1, 1997, and ending June 30, 1998.
 23 15    The state departments and agencies include the auditor of
 23 16 state, Iowa ethics and campaign disclosure board, department
 23 17 of commerce, department of general services, office of
 23 18 governor including the lieutenant governor and Terrace Hill
 23 19 quarters, department of inspections and appeals, department of
 23 20 management, department of personnel, Iowa public employees'
 23 21 retirement system, department of revenue and finance,
 23 22 secretary of state, and treasurer of state.
 23 23    The bill also appropriates funding for the state's
 23 24 membership on the commission on uniform state laws, the
 23 25 national conference of state legislatures, the council of
 23 26 state governments, the American legislative exchange council,
 23 27 the national governors association, and law enforcement
 23 28 training reimbursements.
 23 29    The bill exempts from the sales, service, and use tax sales
 23 30 of tangible personal property to leasing businesses who lease
 23 31 property for one year or less.  Present law allows the
 23 32 exemption for those who lease for one year or more.
 23 33    This sales tax exemption takes effect upon enactment and
 23 34 applies retroactively to July 1, 1991, for sales made and uses
 23 35 occurring on or after that date.  The bill also requires
 24  1 claims for refunds of taxes paid between July 1, 1991, to June
 24  2 30, 1997, be made prior to October 1, 1997.  
 24  3 LSB 1758JA 77
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