Senate File 2018 - Introduced SENATE FILE 2018 BY JOHNSON A BILL FOR An Act relating to Iowa’s urban renewal law by establishing 1 restrictions on the use of divided revenues and including 2 effective date provisions. 3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 4 TLSB 5507XS (3) 86 md/sc
S.F. 2018 Section 1. Section 403.5, subsection 2, paragraph b, 1 subparagraph (1), Code 2016, is amended to read as follows: 2 (1) Prior to its approval of an urban renewal plan which 3 that provides for a division of revenue pursuant to section 4 403.19 , the municipality shall mail the proposed plan by 5 regular mail to the affected taxing entities. The municipality 6 shall include with the proposed plan notification of a 7 consultation to be held between the municipality and affected 8 taxing entities prior to the public hearing on the urban 9 renewal plan. If the proposed urban renewal plan or proposed 10 urban renewal project within the urban renewal area , which 11 plan or project is approved prior to the effective date of 12 this Act, includes the use of taxes revenue resulting from a 13 division of revenue taxes under section 403.19 , subsection 2, 14 for a public building, including but not limited to a police 15 station, fire station, administration building, swimming 16 pool, hospital, library, recreational building, city hall, or 17 other public building that is exempt from taxation, including 18 the grounds of, and the erection, equipment, remodeling, 19 maintenance, repair, or reconstruction of, and additions or 20 extensions to, such a building, the municipality shall include 21 with the proposed plan notification an analysis of alternative 22 development options and funding for the urban renewal area or 23 urban renewal project and the reasons such options would be 24 less feasible than the proposed urban renewal plan or proposed 25 urban renewal project. A copy of the analysis required in this 26 subparagraph shall be included with the urban renewal report 27 required under section 331.403 or 384.22 , as applicable, and 28 filed by December 1 following adoption of the urban renewal 29 plan or project. Urban renewal plans and urban renewal 30 projects approved on or after the effective date of this Act 31 shall not include the use of revenue resulting from a division 32 of taxes under section 403.19, subsection 2, for a public 33 building, including but not limited to a police station, fire 34 station, administration building, swimming pool, hospital, 35 -1- LSB 5507XS (3) 86 md/sc 1/ 2
S.F. 2018 library, recreational building, city hall, or other public 1 building that is exempt from taxation, including the grounds 2 of, and the erection, equipment, remodeling, maintenance, 3 repair, or reconstruction of, and additions or extensions to, 4 such a building. 5 Sec. 2. Section 403.12, subsection 1, paragraph f, Code 6 2016, is amended to read as follows: 7 f. Cause Subject to the limitation in section 403.5, 8 subsection 2, paragraph “b” , subparagraph (1), cause public 9 buildings and public facilities, including parks, playgrounds, 10 and recreational, community, educational, water, sewer or 11 drainage facilities, or any other works which it is otherwise 12 empowered to undertake to be furnished; 13 Sec. 3. EFFECTIVE UPON ENACTMENT. This Act, being deemed of 14 immediate importance, takes effect upon enactment. 15 EXPLANATION 16 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 17 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 18 This bill relates to Iowa’s urban renewal law by providing 19 that urban renewal plans and urban renewal projects approved on 20 or after the effective date of the bill shall not include the 21 use of revenue resulting from a division of taxes for a public 22 building that is exempt from taxation, including the grounds 23 of, and the erection, equipment, remodeling, maintenance, 24 repair, or reconstruction of, and additions or extensions to, 25 such a building. The bill also modifies provisions governing 26 the use of such revenues for public buildings for plans and 27 projects approved before the effective date of the bill to 28 include the maintenance and repair of such public buildings. 29 The bill takes effect upon enactment. 30 -2- LSB 5507XS (3) 86 md/sc 2/ 2