House File 193 - Introduced



                                   HOUSE FILE       
                                   BY  KAUFMANN, GRANZOW, DOLECHECK,
                                       ALONS, SODERBERG, DRAKE, RAYHONS,
                                       SCHICKEL, WORTHAN, HUSEMAN,
                                       BAUDLER, VAN FOSSEN, WINDSCHITL,
                                       WATTS, LUKAN, GRASSLEY, DEYOE,
                                       HEATON, UPMEYER, and RASMUSSEN


    Passed House,  Date               Passed Senate, Date             
    Vote:  Ayes        Nays           Vote:  Ayes        Nays         
                 Approved                            

                                      A BILL FOR

  1 An Act establishing a standing appropriation to support fairs.
  2 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA:
  3 TLSB 1527YH 82
  4 da/je/5

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  1  1    Section 1.  Section 8.57, subsection 6, paragraph g, Code
  1  2 2007, is amended to read as follows:
  1  3    g.  (1)  Notwithstanding any other provision to the
  1  4 contrary, and prior to the appropriation of moneys from the
  1  5 rebuild Iowa infrastructure fund pursuant to paragraph "c",
  1  6 and section 8.57A, subsection 4, moneys shall first be
  1  7 appropriated from the rebuild Iowa infrastructure fund to the
  1  8 vertical infrastructure fund as provided in section 8.57B,
  1  9 subsection 4.
  1 10    (2)  (a)  For each fiscal year beginning on and after July
  1 11 1, 2007, one million five hundred ninety thousand dollars is
  1 12 appropriated from the rebuild Iowa infrastructure fund to the
  1 13 treasurer of state for allocation as state aid to eligible
  1 14 fairs as provided in chapter 174.
  1 15  (b)  Until July 1, 2009, the moneys to support state aid as
  1 16 provided in subparagraph subdivision (a) are appropriated
  1 17 after the appropriation made pursuant to subparagraph (1).  On
  1 18 and after that date the moneys are appropriated to support
  1 19 state aid to eligible fairs notwithstanding any provision to
  1 20 the contrary, and prior to the appropriation of moneys from
  1 21 the rebuild Iowa infrastructure fund pursuant to this
  1 22 subsection.
  1 23                           EXPLANATION
  1 24    This bill provides a standing limited appropriation to the
  1 25 treasurer of state from the rebuild Iowa infrastructure fund
  1 26 for allocation to county and district fairs that are members
  1 27 of the association of Iowa fairs and entitled to state aid as
  1 28 provided in Code chapter 174.  According to Code section
  1 29 174.9, state aid is to be used for capital improvements
  1 30 including the improvement made to a fairgrounds, including the
  1 31 acquisition of land or the construction or renovation of
  1 32 facilities located on the fairgrounds.
  1 33 LSB 1527YH 82
  1 34 da:rj/je/5.1