House File 849 - Enrolled

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  1  1                                             HOUSE FILE 849
  1  2
  1  3                             AN ACT
  1  4 CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES AND
  1  5    INCLUDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE PROVISION.
  1  6
  1  7 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA:
  1  8
  1  9    Section 1.  Section 2.47A, subsection 1, paragraph c, Code
  1 10 2007, is amended to read as follows:
  1 11    c.  Receive annual status reports for all ongoing capital
  1 12 projects of state agencies, pursuant to section 8A.321,
  1 13 subsection 11.
  1 14    Sec. 2.  Section 7A.3, subsection 1, Code 2007, is amended
  1 15 by striking the subsection.
  1 16    Sec. 3.  Section 8A.122, subsection 1, Code 2007, is
  1 17 amended to read as follows:
  1 18    1.  The director shall enter into agreements with state
  1 19 agencies, and may enter into agreements with any other
  1 20 governmental entity or a nonprofit organization, to furnish
  1 21 services and facilities of the department to the applicable
  1 22 governmental entity or nonprofit organization.  The agreement
  1 23 shall provide for the reimbursement to the department of the
  1 24 reasonable cost of the services and facilities furnished.  All
  1 25 governmental entities of this state may enter into such
  1 26 agreements.  For purposes of this subsection, "nonprofit
  1 27 organization" means a nonprofit entity which is exempt from
  1 28 federal income taxation pursuant to section 501(c)(3) of the
  1 29 Internal Revenue Code and which is funded in whole or in part
  1 30 by public funds.
  1 31    Sec. 4.  Section 8A.204, subsection 2, paragraph c, Code
  1 32 2007, is amended by striking the paragraph.
  1 33    Sec. 5.  Section 8A.204, subsection 2, paragraph d, Code
  1 34 2007, is amended to read as follows:
  1 35    d.  The technology governance board annually shall elect a
  2  1 chair and a vice chair from among the members of the board, by
  2  2 majority vote, to serve a one=year term terms.
  2  3    Sec. 6.  Section 8A.311, Code 2007, is amended by adding
  2  4 the following new subsection:
  2  5    NEW SUBSECTION.  21.  a.  The state, through the
  2  6 department, shall give a preference to purchasing equipment,
  2  7 supplies, or services from or awarding public improvement
  2  8 contracts pursuant to subsection 11 to an Iowa=based business
  2  9 as provided under paragraph "b", as appropriate, if the bid
  2 10 submitted is comparable in price to those submitted by other
  2 11 bidders and meets the required specifications.  However,
  2 12 before giving the preference, the department shall confirm
  2 13 with the Iowa employer support of the guard and reserve
  2 14 committee that the requirements of paragraph "b" have been met
  2 15 by the Iowa=based business.
  2 16    b.  To receive a preference as provided by this subsection,
  2 17 the Iowa=based business employer shall have adopted policies
  2 18 beyond those otherwise required by law to support employees
  2 19 who are officers or enlisted persons in the national guard and
  2 20 organized reserves of the armed forces of the United States
  2 21 consistent with standards adopted by the Iowa employer support
  2 22 of the guard and reserve committee.  To be eligible for such
  2 23 preference, an employer shall submit to the committee a copy
  2 24 of the applicable policies adopted by the employer and shall
  2 25 sign and submit to the committee a statement of support of
  2 26 persons in the employ of the employer who serve in the
  2 27 national guard and the reserves, recognizing the vital role of
  2 28 the national guard and the reserves, and pledging all of the
  2 29 following:
  2 30    (1)  To neither deny employment nor limit or reduce job
  2 31 opportunities because of an employee's service in the national
  2 32 guard or organized reserves of the armed forces of the United
  2 33 States.
  2 34    (2)  To grant leaves of absence during a period of military
  2 35 duty or training.
  3  1    (3)  To ensure that all employees are aware of the
  3  2 employer's policies and the requirements of section 29A.43.
  3  3    Sec. 7.  Section 8A.321, subsection 12, Code 2007, is
  3  4 amended by striking the subsection.
  3  5    Sec. 8.  Section 8A.362, subsection 4, paragraph c, Code
  3  6 2007, is amended to read as follows:
  3  7    c.  Not later than February June 15 of each year, the
  3  8 director shall report compliance with the corporate average
  3  9 fuel economy standards published by the United States
  3 10 secretary of transportation for new motor vehicles, other than
  3 11 motor vehicles purchased by the state department of
  3 12 transportation, institutions under the control of the state
  3 13 board of regents, the department for the blind, and any other
  3 14 state agency exempted from the requirements of this
  3 15 subsection.  The report of compliance shall classify the
  3 16 vehicles purchased for the current vehicle model year using
  3 17 the following categories:  passenger automobiles, enforcement
  3 18 automobiles, vans, and light trucks.  The director shall
  3 19 deliver a copy of the report to the department of natural
  3 20 resources.  As used in this paragraph, "corporate average fuel
  3 21 economy" means the corporate average fuel economy as defined
  3 22 in 49 C.F.R. } 533.5.
  3 23    Sec. 9.  Section 8A.454, subsection 4, Code 2007, is
  3 24 amended to read as follows:
  3 25    4.  This section is repealed July 1, 2007 2009.
  3 26    Sec. 10.  Section 18A.1, Code 2007, is transferred to
  3 27 section 8A.371.
  3 28    Sec. 11.  Section 18A.2, Code 2007, is transferred to
  3 29 section 8A.372.
  3 30    Sec. 12.  Section 18A.3, Code 2007, is transferred to
  3 31 section 8A.373.
  3 32    Sec. 13.  Section 18A.4, Code 2007, is transferred to
  3 33 section 8A.374.
  3 34    Sec. 14.  Section 18A.5, Code 2007, is transferred to
  3 35 section 8A.375.
  4  1    Sec. 15.  Section 18A.6, Code 2007, is transferred to
  4  2 section 8A.376.
  4  3    Sec. 16.  Section 18A.7, Code 2007, is transferred to
  4  4 section 8A.377.
  4  5    Sec. 17.  Section 18A.11, Code 2007, is repealed.
  4  6    Sec. 18.  EFFECTIVE DATES.
  4  7    1.  The section of this Act amending section 8A.454, being
  4  8 deemed of immediate importance, takes effect upon enactment.
  4  9    2.  The section of this Act amending section 8A.311 takes
  4 10 effect January 1, 2008.
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  4 12
  4 13                                                             
  4 14                               PATRICK J. MURPHY
  4 15                               Speaker of the House
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  4 17
  4 18                                                             
  4 19                               JOHN P. KIBBIE
  4 20                               President of the Senate
  4 21
  4 22    I hereby certify that this bill originated in the House and
  4 23 is known as House File 849, Eighty=second General Assembly.
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  4 26                                                             
  4 27                               MARK BRANDSGARD
  4 28                               Chief Clerk of the House
  4 29 Approved                , 2007
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  4 32                            
  4 33 CHESTER J. CULVER
  4 34 Governor