House Journal: Page 1044: Tuesday, March 28, 2000
Houser of Pottawattamie offered the following amendment H-8597
filed by him from the floor and moved its adoption:
1 Amend House File 2549 as follows:
2 1. Page 8, by inserting after line 23 the
4 "From the moneys deposited in the school ready
5 children grants account for the fiscal year beginning
6 July 1, 2000, and ending June 30, 2001, not more than
7 $200,000 is allocated for the community empowerment
8 office and other technical assistance activities. It
9 is the intent of the general assembly that regional
10 technical assistance teams will be established and
11 will include staff from various agencies, as
12 appropriate, including the area education agencies,
13 community colleges, and the Iowa state university of
14 science and technology cooperative extension service
15 in agriculture and home economics. The state
16 empowerment board shall direct staff to work with the
17 advisory council to inventory technical assistance
18 needs. Funds allocated under this unnumbered
19 paragraph may be used by the state empowerment board
20 for the purpose of skills development and support for
21 ongoing training of the regional technical assistance
22 teams. However, funds shall not be used for
23 additional staff or for the reimbursement of staff.
24 As a condition of receiving funding appropriated in
25 this subsection, each local empowerment board shall
26 report to the state empowerment board progress on each
27 of the state indicators approved by the state board,
28 as well as progress on local indicators.
29 School ready children grants account funds shall be
30 distributed through a grant application process.
31 Grant awards shall be contingent upon the availability
32 of funds. The deadline for applications for school
33 ready children grants in the fiscal year beginning
34 July 1, 2000, shall be August 31, 2000, with grant
35 awards to be made on or about October 2, 2000."
Amendment H-8597 was adopted.
Mascher of Johnson asked and received unanimous consent that
amendment H-8586, amendment H-8614 and amendment H-8615, be
T. Taylor of Linn asked and received unanimous consent that
amendment H-8592 be deferred.
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