House
Study
Bill
55

Introduced
HOUSE
FILE
_____
BY
(PROPOSED
COMMITTEE
ON
EDUCATION
BILL
BY
CHAIRPERSON
JORGENSEN)
A
BILL
FOR
An
Act
establishing
the
categorical
state
percent
of
growth.
1
BE
IT
ENACTED
BY
THE
GENERAL
ASSEMBLY
OF
THE
STATE
OF
IOWA:
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Section
1.
Section
257.8,
subsection
2,
Code
2015,
is
1
amended
to
read
as
follows:
2
2.
Categorical
state
percent
of
growth.
The
categorical
3
state
percent
of
growth
for
the
budget
year
beginning
July
1,
4
2012,
is
two
percent.
The
categorical
state
percent
of
growth
5
for
the
budget
year
beginning
July
1,
2013,
is
two
percent.
6
The
categorical
state
percent
of
growth
for
the
budget
year
7
beginning
July
1,
2014,
is
four
percent.
The
categorical
8
state
percent
of
growth
for
the
budget
year
beginning
July
9
1,
2016,
is
two
and
fortyfive
hundredths
percent.
The
10
categorical
state
percent
of
growth
for
each
budget
year
shall
11
be
established
by
statute
which
shall
be
enacted
within
thirty
12
days
of
the
submission
in
the
year
preceding
the
base
year
of
13
the
governorâ€™s
budget
under
section
8.21
.
The
establishment
14
of
the
categorical
state
percent
of
growth
for
a
budget
year
15
shall
be
the
only
subject
matter
of
the
bill
which
enacts
the
16
categorical
state
percent
of
growth
for
a
budget
year.
The
17
categorical
state
percent
of
growth
may
include
state
percents
18
of
growth
for
the
teacher
salary
supplement,
the
professional
19
development
supplement,
the
early
intervention
supplement,
and
20
the
teacher
leadership
supplement.
21
EXPLANATION
22
The
inclusion
of
this
explanation
does
not
constitute
agreement
with
23
the
explanationâ€™s
substance
by
the
members
of
the
general
assembly.
24
This
bill
establishes
a
categorical
state
percent
of
growth
25
of
2.45
percent
for
the
school
budget
year
beginning
July
1,
26
2016.
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