House Study Bill 178 - Introduced HOUSE FILE _____ BY (PROPOSED COMMITTEE ON LOCAL GOVERNMENT BILL BY CHAIRPERSON WAGNER) A BILL FOR An Act relating to county support of county civil service 1 commissions. 2 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 3 TLSB 2263YC (6) 84 aw/nh
H.F. _____ Section 1. Section 341A.20, Code 2011, is amended to read 1 as follows: 2 341A.20 Budget. 3 The county board of supervisors of each county shall provide 4 in the county budget for each fiscal year a sum equal to 5 one-half of one percent of the preceding year’s total payroll 6 of those included under the jurisdiction and scope of this 7 chapter or in lieu of such provision may adopt an ordinance to 8 provide such administrative support as the commission requires 9 through existing county personnel . The funds so Funds provided 10 pursuant to this section shall be used for the support of 11 the commission. Any part of the funds not expended for the 12 support of the commission during the fiscal year shall be 13 returned to the county, or counties, according to the ratio 14 of contribution, on the first day of January which is not a 15 Saturday, Sunday, or holiday following the end of the fiscal 16 year. 17 EXPLANATION 18 This bill permits a county board of supervisors to adopt 19 an ordinance providing administrative support to county 20 civil service commissions in lieu of providing certain 21 financial support. Current law requires that a county board 22 of supervisors provide funds equal to one-half of one percent 23 of the prior year’s total combined payroll for the specified 24 employees in order to support the commission. 25 -1- LSB 2263YC (6) 84 aw/nh 1/ 1