House File 2580 - Enrolled

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  1  1                                             HOUSE FILE 2580
  1  2
  1  3                             AN ACT
  1  4 PROVIDING FOR A SUSTAINABLE NATURAL RESOURCE FUNDING ADVISORY
  1  5    COMMITTEE.
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  1  7 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA:
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  1  9    Section 1.  SUSTAINABLE NATURAL RESOURCE FUNDING ADVISORY
  1 10 COMMITTEE.  There is established a sustainable natural
  1 11 resource funding advisory committee.
  1 12    1.  The advisory committee shall include all of the
  1 13 following members:
  1 14    a.  (1)  The director of the department of natural
  1 15 resources who shall be the chairperson of the advisory
  1 16 committee.
  1 17    (2)  The secretary of agriculture or the secretary's
  1 18 designee.
  1 19    b.  A commissioner of a soil and water conservation
  1 20 district appointed by the governor.
  1 21    c.  (1)  A representative from each of the following
  1 22 interest organizations appointed by the governor:
  1 23    (a)  Ducks unlimited.
  1 24    (b)  The Iowa chapter of the sierra club.
  1 25    (c)  The nature conservancy.
  1 26    (d)  Iowa association of county conservation boards.
  1 27    (e)  Iowa environmental council.
  1 28    (f)  Iowa farm bureau federation.
  1 29    (g)  Iowa farmers union.
  1 30    (h)  Iowa land improvement contractors association.
  1 31    (i)  Iowa natural heritage foundation.
  1 32    (j)  Iowa renewable fuels association.
  1 33    (k)  Iowa rivers revival.
  1 34    (l)  Izaak Walton league of America.
  1 35    (m)  Pheasants forever.
  2  1    (2)  In making appointments, the governor may accept
  2  2 nominations from the interested organizations and may
  2  3 reappoint persons who served on the advisory committee
  2  4 pursuant to 2006 Iowa Acts, chapter 1185, section 43.
  2  5    d.  Four members of the general assembly who serve as ex
  2  6 officio, nonvoting members.  The members shall be appointed as
  2  7 follows:
  2  8    (1)  Two members of the senate, one of whom is appointed by
  2  9 the majority leader of the senate after consultation with the
  2 10 president of the senate and one of whom is appointed by the
  2 11 minority leader of the senate after consultation with the
  2 12 president of the senate.
  2 13    (2)  Two members of the house of representatives appointed
  2 14 by the speaker of the house after consultation with the
  2 15 minority leader.
  2 16    2.  A vacancy shall be filled by the original appointing
  2 17 authority in the manner of the original appointment.
  2 18    3.  The purpose of the advisory committee is to continue
  2 19 the efforts of the sustainable natural resource funding
  2 20 advisory committee established pursuant to 2006 Iowa Acts,
  2 21 chapter 1185, section 43.  The committee shall study how to
  2 22 provide one or more sustainable sources of funding for natural
  2 23 resources and outdoor recreation needs in Iowa.  The advisory
  2 24 committee shall advise members of the general assembly in
  2 25 efforts to establish or administer sustainable funding
  2 26 sources.
  2 27    4.  The department of natural resources shall provide
  2 28 staffing for the advisory committee.
  2 29    5.  The advisory committee shall submit a report to the
  2 30 general assembly on or before January 9, 2009, and on January
  2 31 8, 2010, which summarizes its activities, and any findings or
  2 32 recommendations approved by the advisory committee.
  2 33    6.  This section is repealed on July 1, 2010.
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  3  1                                                             
  3  2                               PATRICK J. MURPHY
  3  3                               Speaker of the House
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  3  6                                                             
  3  7                               JOHN P. KIBBIE
  3  8                               President of the Senate
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  3 10    I hereby certify that this bill originated in the House and
  3 11 is known as House File 2580, Eighty=second General Assembly.
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  3 14                                                             
  3 15                               MARK BRANDSGARD
  3 16                               Chief Clerk of the House
  3 17 Approved                , 2008
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  3 20                            
  3 21 CHESTER J. CULVER
  3 22 Governor