1. The department shall establish a restore the outdoors program. The purpose of the program is to provide funding for projects involving existing vertical infrastructure as defined in section 8.57, subsection 5, paragraph "c", or the construction of new vertical infrastructure if the new construction is required due to increased demand for facilities at the park or if it is not cost-effective to repair or renovate the existing vertical infrastructure. Projects shall be limited to existing state parks and other public facilities managed by the department.
2. There is appropriated from the rebuild Iowa infrastructure fund for each fiscal year of the fiscal period beginning July 1, 1997, and ending June 30, 2001, the sum of four million dollars* to the department for use in the restore the outdoors program. Notwithstanding section 8.33, unencumbered or unobligated moneys remaining at the end of a fiscal year shall not revert but shall remain available for expenditure during the following fiscal year for purposes of the restore the outdoors program.
The department shall provide in its annual budget documentations to the governor and general assembly a report on the use of moneys under the program since the last report and the projected use of future moneys.
97 Acts, ch 215, §37
*See 97 Acts, ch 215, §37, for item veto of one million dollars of this amount to be used for local projects
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