House File 283 - Enrolled




                                             HOUSE FILE 283

                             AN ACT
 RELATING TO THE COUNTY COMMISSIONS OF VETERAN AFFAIRS FUND
    AND REQUIRED HOURS OF SERVICE FOR EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS AND
    ADMINISTRATORS.

 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA:

    Section 1.  Section 35A.16, subsection 3, as enacted by
 2008 Iowa Acts, chapter 1130, section 2, is amended to read as
 follows:
    3.  a.  If sufficient moneys are available, the department
 shall annually allocate ten thousand dollars to each county
 commission of veteran affairs, or to each county sharing the
 services of an executive director or administrator pursuant to
 chapter 28E, to be used for the employment of an executive
 director or administrator to provide services to veterans
 pursuant to section 35B.6.
    b.  If a county fails to be in compliance with the
 requirements of section 35B.6 on June 30 of each fiscal year,
 all moneys received by the county pursuant to this subsection
 during that fiscal year shall be reimbursed to the county
 commissions of veteran affairs fund.
    c.  Moneys distributed to a county under this subsection
 shall be used to supplement and not supplant any existing
 funding provided by the county or received by the county from
 any other source.  The department shall adopt a maintenance of
 effort requirement for moneys distributed under this
 subsection.
    Sec. 2.  Section 35B.6, subsection 4, paragraph c, as
 enacted by 2008 Iowa Acts, chapter 1130, section 6, is amended
 to read as follows:
    c.  Counties sharing the services of an executive director
 or administrator shall consider the aggregate population of
 such counties when determining provide the number of hours of
 service required under paragraph "b" for each county.  The
 number of hours shall be allocated between the counties in the
 proportion that the population of each county bears to the
 aggregate population.


                                                             
                               PATRICK J. MURPHY
                               Speaker of the House


                                                             
                               JOHN P. KIBBIE
                               President of the Senate

    I hereby certify that this bill originated in the House and
 is known as House File 283, Eighty=third General Assembly.


                                                             
                               MARK BRANDSGARD
                               Chief Clerk of the House
 Approved                , 2009


                            
 CHESTER J. CULVER
 Governor

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