House
Study
Bill
607

Introduced
HOUSE
FILE
_____
BY
(PROPOSED
COMMITTEE
ON
EDUCATION
BILL
BY
CHAIRPERSON
JORGENSEN)
A
BILL
FOR
An
Act
relating
to
requirements
for
the
enactment
of
the
state
1
percent
of
growth
and
the
categorical
state
percent
of
2
growth
and
including
applicability
provisions.
3
BE
IT
ENACTED
BY
THE
GENERAL
ASSEMBLY
OF
THE
STATE
OF
IOWA:
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Section
1.
Section
257.8,
subsections
1
and
2,
Code
2014,
1
are
amended
to
read
as
follows:
2
1.
State
percent
of
growth.
The
state
percent
of
growth
3
for
the
budget
year
beginning
July
1,
2012,
is
two
percent.
4
The
state
percent
of
growth
for
the
budget
year
beginning
July
5
1,
2013,
is
two
percent.
The
state
percent
of
growth
for
the
6
budget
year
beginning
July
1,
2014,
is
four
percent.
The
state
7
percent
of
growth
for
each
subsequent
budget
year
shall
be
8
established
by
statute
which
shall
be
enacted
within
thirty
9
days
of
the
submission
in
the
year
preceding
the
base
year
of
10
the
governor’s
budget
under
section
8.21
as
provided
in
this
11
subsection
.
The
statute
establishing
the
state
percent
of
12
growth
for
a
budget
year
beginning
July
1
of
an
oddnumbered
13
calendar
year
shall
be
enacted
within
thirty
days
of
the
14
submission
of
the
governor’s
budget
under
section
8.21
in
that
15
oddnumbered
calendar
year.
The
statute
establishing
the
state
16
percent
of
growth
for
a
budget
year
beginning
July
1
of
an
17
evennumbered
calendar
year
shall
be
enacted
during
the
regular
18
legislative
session
preceding
the
base
year.
The
establishment
19
of
the
state
percent
of
growth
for
a
budget
year
shall
be
the
20
only
subject
matter
of
the
bill
which
enacts
the
state
percent
21
of
growth
for
a
budget
year.
22
2.
Categorical
state
percent
of
growth.
The
categorical
23
state
percent
of
growth
for
the
budget
year
beginning
July
24
1,
2012,
is
two
percent.
The
categorical
state
percent
of
25
growth
for
the
budget
year
beginning
July
1,
2013,
is
two
26
percent.
The
categorical
state
percent
of
growth
for
the
27
budget
year
beginning
July
1,
2014,
is
four
percent.
The
28
categorical
state
percent
of
growth
for
each
budget
year
shall
29
be
established
by
statute
which
shall
be
enacted
within
thirty
30
days
of
the
submission
in
the
year
preceding
the
base
year
of
31
the
governor’s
budget
under
section
8.21
as
provided
in
this
32
subsection
.
The
statute
establishing
the
categorical
state
33
percent
of
growth
for
a
budget
year
beginning
July
1
of
an
34
oddnumbered
calendar
year
shall
be
enacted
within
thirty
days
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of
the
submission
of
the
governor’s
budget
under
section
8.21
1
in
that
oddnumbered
calendar
year.
The
statute
establishing
2
the
categorical
state
percent
of
growth
for
a
budget
year
3
beginning
July
1
of
an
evennumbered
calendar
year
shall
be
4
enacted
during
the
regular
legislative
session
preceding
the
5
base
year.
The
establishment
of
the
categorical
state
percent
6
of
growth
for
a
budget
year
shall
be
the
only
subject
matter
of
7
the
bill
which
enacts
the
categorical
state
percent
of
growth
8
for
a
budget
year.
The
categorical
state
percent
of
growth
9
may
include
state
percents
of
growth
for
the
teacher
salary
10
supplement,
the
professional
development
supplement,
the
early
11
intervention
supplement,
and
the
teacher
leadership
supplement.
12
Sec.
2.
APPLICABILITY.
This
Act
applies
to
school
budget
13
years
beginning
on
or
after
July
1,
2015.
14
EXPLANATION
15
The
inclusion
of
this
explanation
does
not
constitute
agreement
with
16
the
explanation’s
substance
by
the
members
of
the
general
assembly.
17
This
bill
modifies
the
requirements
for
enacting
the
state
18
percent
of
growth
and
the
categorical
state
percent
of
growth
19
under
Code
section
257.8.
20
Current
law
requires
the
state
percent
of
growth
and
the
21
categorical
state
percent
of
growth
to
be
established
by
22
statute
within
30
days
of
the
submission
of
the
governor’s
23
budget
in
the
year
preceding
the
base
year.
24
The
bill
requires
the
statute
establishing
the
state
percent
25
of
growth
and
the
categorical
state
percent
of
growth
for
26
a
budget
year
beginning
July
1
of
an
oddnumbered
calendar
27
year
to
be
enacted
within
30
days
of
the
submission
of
the
28
governor’s
budget
in
that
oddnumbered
calendar
year.
The
29
bill
requires
the
statute
establishing
the
state
percent
of
30
growth
and
the
categorical
state
percent
of
growth
for
a
budget
31
year
beginning
July
1
of
an
evennumbered
calendar
year
to
be
32
enacted
during
the
regular
legislative
session
preceding
the
33
base
year.
34
The
bill
applies
to
school
budget
years
beginning
on
or
after
35
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July
1,
2015.
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