Senate File 2334 - Introduced SENATE FILE 2334 BY COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS (SUCCESSOR TO SF 2138) (SUCCESSOR TO SSB 3127) A BILL FOR An Act making appropriations to the commission of veterans 1 affairs for the provision of veterans services, and 2 including effective date provisions. 3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 4 TLSB 6000SZ (2) 84 aw/rj
S.F. 2334 Section 1. Section 35A.13, subsection 4, Code Supplement 1 2011, is amended to read as follows: 2 4. The minimum balance of the trust fund required prior 3 to expenditure of moneys from the trust fund is five million 4 dollars. Once the minimum balance is reached, the interest and 5 earnings on the fund and any moneys received under subsection 6 2 , paragraph “a” , the first three hundred thousand dollars 7 transferred each fiscal year pursuant to section 99G.9A from 8 the lottery fund to the trust fund are appropriated to the 9 commission to be used to achieve the purposes of this section . 10 Moneys appropriated to the commission that remain unobligated 11 or unexpended at the end of each fiscal year shall revert to 12 the trust fund. It is the intent of the general assembly that 13 the balance in the trust fund reach fifty million dollars. 14 Sec. 2. COMMISSION OF VETERANS AFFAIRS. There is 15 appropriated from the veterans trust fund, created in section 16 35A.13, to the commission of veterans affairs for the fiscal 17 year beginning July 1, 2011, and ending June 30, 2012, to be 18 used for the purposes stated in section 35A.13, subsection 6, 19 the following amount: 20 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 100,000 21 Sec. 3. EFFECTIVE UPON ENACTMENT. The following provision 22 or provisions of this Act, being deemed of immediate 23 importance, take effect upon enactment: 24 1. The section of this Act making an appropriation to the 25 commission of veterans affairs for the fiscal year beginning 26 July 1, 2011. 27 EXPLANATION 28 This bill makes appropriations from the veterans trust 29 fund to the commission of veterans affairs to be used for the 30 provision of veterans services. 31 Current law provides for the appropriation of the interest 32 and earnings from the veterans trust fund and certain other 33 moneys received in the trust fund pursuant to Code section 34 35A.13(2)(a) to the commission. The bill removes the language 35 -1- LSB 6000SZ (2) 84 aw/rj 1/ 2
S.F. 2334 appropriating moneys pursuant to Code section 35A.13(2)(a), 1 but appropriates the first $300,000 that is transferred into 2 the trust fund each fiscal year from the lottery fund pursuant 3 to Code section 99G.9A, to the commission for the provision of 4 such in veterans services. 5 The bill requires that moneys appropriated to the commission 6 that remain unobligated or unexpended at the end of each fiscal 7 year shall revert to the veterans trust fund. 8 The bill also provides for a one-time appropriation of 9 $100,000 from the trust fund to the commission for the fiscal 10 year beginning July 1, 2011, and ending June 30, 2012, in order 11 to provide certain veterans services pursuant to Code section 12 35A.13(6). The section of the bill appropriating moneys to 13 the commission for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2011, and 14 ending June 30, 2012, is effective upon enactment. 15 -2- LSB 6000SZ (2) 84 aw/rj 2/ 2