Senate Study Bill 3130 - Introduced SENATE/HOUSE FILE _____ BY (PROPOSED GOVERNOR BUDGET BILL) A BILL FOR An Act relating to the funding of, the operation of, and 1 appropriation of moneys to the college student aid 2 commission, the department for the blind, the department of 3 education, and the state board of regents, and providing for 4 related matters and including effective date provisions. 5 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 6 TLSB 5023XG (12) 86 kh/tm
S.F. _____ H.F. _____ DIVISION I 1 FY 2016-2017 APPROPRIATIONS 2 DEPARTMENT FOR THE BLIND 3 Section 1. 2015 Iowa Acts, chapter 140, section 20, is 4 amended to read as follows: 5 SEC. 20. ADMINISTRATION. There is appropriated from the 6 general fund of the state to the department for the blind 7 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016, and ending June 8 30, 2017, the following amounts, or so much thereof as is 9 necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: 10 1. For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous 11 purposes , and for not more than the following full-time 12 equivalent positions : 13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,149,179 14 2,298,358 15 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 88.00 16 2. For costs associated with universal access to audio 17 information for blind and print handicapped Iowans: 18 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 26,000 19 52,000 20 COLLEGE STUDENT AID COMMISSION 21 Sec. 2. 2015 Iowa Acts, chapter 140, section 21, is amended 22 to read as follows: 23 SEC. 21. There is appropriated from the general fund of the 24 state to the college student aid commission for the fiscal year 25 beginning July 1, 2016, and ending June 30, 2017, the following 26 amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the 27 purposes designated: 28 1. GENERAL ADMINISTRATION 29 For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous 30 purposes , and for not more than the following full-time 31 equivalent positions : 32 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 215,948 33 431,896 34 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 3.95 35 -1- LSB 5023XG (12) 86 kh/tm 1/ 31
S.F. _____ H.F. _____ 2. HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL RECRUITMENT PROGRAM 1 For the loan repayment program for health care professionals 2 established pursuant to section 261.115 : 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 200,487 4 400,973 5 3. NATIONAL GUARD EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM 6 For purposes of providing national guard educational 7 assistance under the program established in section 261.86 : 8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,550,117 9 4,600,233 10 4. TEACHER SHORTAGE LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM 11 For the teacher shortage loan forgiveness program 12 established in section 261.112 : 13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 196,226 14 392,452 15 5. ALL IOWA OPPORTUNITY FOSTER CARE GRANT PROGRAM 16 For purposes of the all Iowa opportunity foster care grant 17 program established pursuant to section 261.6 : 18 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 277,029 19 554,057 20 6. ALL IOWA OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM 21 a. For purposes of the all Iowa opportunity scholarship 22 program established pursuant to section 261.87 : 23 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,370,427 24 2,740,854 25 b. For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016, if the moneys 26 appropriated by the general assembly to the college student aid 27 commission for purposes of the all Iowa opportunity scholarship 28 program exceed $500,000, “eligible institution” as defined in 29 section 261.87 shall, during the fiscal year beginning July 1, 30 2016, include accredited private institutions as defined in 31 section 261.9 . 32 7. REGISTERED NURSE AND NURSE EDUCATOR LOAN FORGIVENESS 33 PROGRAM 34 For purposes of the registered nurse and nurse educator loan 35 -2- LSB 5023XG (12) 86 kh/tm 2/ 31
S.F. _____ H.F. _____ forgiveness program established pursuant to section 261.116 : 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 40,426 2 80,852 3 8. BARBER AND COSMETOLOGY ARTS AND SCIENCES TUITION GRANT 4 PROGRAM 5 For purposes of the barber and cosmetology arts and sciences 6 tuition grant program established pursuant to section 261.61 : 7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 18,469 8 36,938 9 9. TEACH IOWA SCHOLAR PROGRAM 10 For purposes of the teach Iowa scholar program established 11 pursuant to section 261.110 : 12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 200,000 13 576,000 14 10. RURAL IOWA PRIMARY CARE LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM 15 For purposes of the rural Iowa primary care loan repayment 16 program established pursuant to section 261.113 : 17 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 800,000 18 1,600,000 19 11. RURAL IOWA ADVANCED REGISTERED NURSE PRACTITIONER AND 20 PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM 21 For purposes of the rural Iowa advanced registered nurse 22 practitioner and physician assistant loan repayment program 23 established pursuant to section 261.114 : 24 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 200,000 25 Sec. 3. 2015 Iowa Acts, chapter 140, section 22, is amended 26 to read as follows: 27 SEC. 22. IOWA TUITION AND VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL GRANT 28 APPROPRIATIONS FOR FY 2016-2017. Notwithstanding the standing 29 appropriations in the following designated sections for the 30 fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016, and ending June 30, 2017, 31 the amounts appropriated from the general fund of the state to 32 the college student aid commission pursuant to these sections 33 for the following designated purposes shall not exceed the 34 following amounts: 35 -3- LSB 5023XG (12) 86 kh/tm 3/ 31
S.F. _____ H.F. _____ 1. For Iowa tuition grants under section 261.25, subsection 1 1 : 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 24,206,724 3 49,413,448 4 2. For tuition grants for students attending for-profit 5 accredited private institutions located in Iowa under section 6 261.25, subsection 2 : 7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 987,500 8 1,975,000 9 3. For vocational technical tuition grants under section 10 261.25, subsection 3 : 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,125,093 12 2,250,185 13 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 14 Sec. 4. 2015 Iowa Acts, chapter 140, section 25, is amended 15 to read as follows: 16 SEC. 25. There is appropriated from the general fund of 17 the state to the department of education for the fiscal year 18 beginning July 1, 2016, and ending June 30, 2017, the following 19 amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the 20 purposes designated: 21 1. GENERAL ADMINISTRATION 22 For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous 23 purposes , and for not more than the following full-time 24 equivalent positions : 25 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 3,152,024 26 6,304,047 27 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 81.67 28 By January 15, 2017, the department shall submit a written 29 report to the general assembly detailing the department’s 30 antibullying programming and current and projected expenditures 31 for such programming for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 32 2016. 33 2. VOCATIONAL EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION 34 For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous 35 -4- LSB 5023XG (12) 86 kh/tm 4/ 31
S.F. _____ H.F. _____ purposes , and for not more than the following full-time 1 equivalent positions : 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 299,099 3 598,197 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 11.50 5 3. VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SERVICES DIVISION 6 a. For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous 7 purposes , and for not more than the following full-time 8 equivalent positions : 9 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,955,600 10 5,911,200 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 255.00 12 For purposes of optimizing the job placement of individuals 13 with disabilities, the division shall make its best efforts 14 to work with community rehabilitation program providers for 15 job placement and retention services for individuals with 16 significant disabilities and most significant disabilities. 17 By January 15, 2016 2017 , the division shall submit a written 18 report to the general assembly on the division’s outreach 19 efforts with community rehabilitation program providers. 20 b. For matching moneys for programs to enable persons 21 with severe physical or mental disabilities to function more 22 independently, including salaries and support , and for not more 23 than the following full-time equivalent position : 24 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 44,564 25 89,128 26 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 1.00 27 c. For the entrepreneurs with disabilities program 28 established pursuant to section 259.4, subsection 9 : 29 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 72,768 30 145,535 31 d. For costs associated with centers for independent 32 living: 33 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 45,147 34 90,294 35 -5- LSB 5023XG (12) 86 kh/tm 5/ 31
S.F. _____ H.F. _____ 4. STATE LIBRARY 1 a. For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous 2 purposes , and for not more than the following full-time 3 equivalent positions : 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,357,532 5 2,715,063 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 29.00 7 b. For the enrich Iowa program established under section 8 256.57 : 9 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,287,114 10 2,574,228 11 5. PUBLIC BROADCASTING DIVISION 12 For salaries, support, maintenance, capital expenditures, 13 and miscellaneous purposes , and for not more than the following 14 full-time equivalent positions : 15 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 4,036,923 16 8,073,846 17 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 86.00 18 6. REGIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCILS 19 For state aid: 20 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 496,457 21 992,913 22 a. The regional telecommunications councils established 23 pursuant to section 8D.5, subsection 2 , shall use the moneys 24 appropriated in this subsection to provide technical assistance 25 for network classrooms, planning and troubleshooting for local 26 area networks, scheduling of video sites, and other related 27 support activities. 28 b. Moneys appropriated in this subsection shall 29 be distributed by the department to the regional 30 telecommunications councils based upon usage by region. 31 7. VOCATIONAL EDUCATION TO SECONDARY SCHOOLS 32 For reimbursement for vocational education expenditures made 33 by secondary schools: 34 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,315,067 35 -6- LSB 5023XG (12) 86 kh/tm 6/ 31
S.F. _____ H.F. _____ 2,630,134 1 Moneys appropriated in this subsection shall be used 2 to reimburse school districts for vocational education 3 expenditures made by secondary schools to meet the standards 4 set in sections 256.11 , 258.4 , and 260C.14 . 5 8. SCHOOL FOOD SERVICE 6 For use as state matching moneys for federal programs that 7 shall be disbursed according to federal regulations, including 8 salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes , and 9 for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions : 10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,088,399 11 2,176,797 12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 20.58 13 9. EARLY CHILDHOOD IOWA FUND —— GENERAL AID 14 For deposit in the school ready children grants account of 15 the early childhood Iowa fund created in section 256I.11 : 16 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,693,057 17 5,386,113 18 a. From the moneys deposited in the school ready children 19 grants account for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016, 20 and ending June 30, 2017, not more than $132,975 $265,950 21 is allocated for the early childhood Iowa office and other 22 technical assistance activities. Moneys allocated under this 23 lettered paragraph may be used by the early childhood Iowa 24 state board for the purpose of skills development and support 25 for ongoing training of staff. However, except as otherwise 26 provided in this subsection, moneys shall not be used for 27 additional staff or for the reimbursement of staff. 28 b. Of the amount appropriated in this subsection for 29 deposit in the school ready children grants account of the 30 early childhood Iowa fund, $1,159,009 $2,318,018 shall 31 be used for efforts to improve the quality of early care, 32 health, and education programs. Moneys allocated pursuant to 33 this paragraph may be used for additional staff and for the 34 reimbursement of staff. The early childhood Iowa state board 35 -7- LSB 5023XG (12) 86 kh/tm 7/ 31
S.F. _____ H.F. _____ may reserve a portion of the allocation, not to exceed $44,325 1 $88,650 , for the technical assistance expenses of the early 2 childhood Iowa state office, including the reimbursement of 3 staff, and shall distribute the remainder to early childhood 4 Iowa areas for local quality improvement efforts through a 5 methodology identified by the early childhood Iowa state board 6 to make the most productive use of the funding, which may 7 include use of the distribution formula, grants, or other 8 means. 9 c. Of the amount appropriated in this subsection for 10 deposit in the school ready children grants account of the 11 early childhood Iowa fund, $412,515 $825,030 shall be used for 12 support of professional development and training activities 13 for persons working in early care, health, and education by 14 the early childhood Iowa state board in collaboration with 15 the professional development component groups maintained by 16 the early childhood Iowa stakeholders alliance pursuant to 17 section 256I.12, subsection 7 , paragraph “b”, and the early 18 childhood Iowa area boards. Expenditures shall be limited to 19 professional development and training activities agreed upon by 20 the parties participating in the collaboration. 21 10. EARLY CHILDHOOD IOWA FUND —— PRESCHOOL TUITION 22 ASSISTANCE 23 For deposit in the school ready children grants account of 24 the early childhood Iowa fund created in section 256I.11 : 25 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,714,439 26 5,428,877 27 11. EARLY CHILDHOOD IOWA FUND —— FAMILY SUPPORT AND PARENT 28 EDUCATION 29 For deposit in the school ready children grants account of 30 the early childhood Iowa fund created in section 256I.11 : 31 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 6,182,217 32 12,364,434 33 12. BIRTH TO AGE THREE SERVICES 34 a. For expansion of the federal Individuals with 35 -8- LSB 5023XG (12) 86 kh/tm 8/ 31
S.F. _____ H.F. _____ Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004, Pub. L. No. 1 108-446, as amended to January 1, 2016, birth through age three 2 services due to increased numbers of children qualifying for 3 those services: 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 860,700 5 1,721,400 6 b. From the moneys appropriated in this subsection, 7 $191,885 $383,769 shall be allocated to the child health 8 specialty clinics administered by the state university of Iowa 9 in order to provide additional support for infants and toddlers 10 who are born prematurely, drug-exposed, or medically fragile. 11 13. EARLY HEAD START PROJECTS 12 a. For early head start projects: 13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 300,000 14 600,000 15 b. The moneys appropriated in this subsection shall be 16 used for implementation and expansion of early head start 17 pilot projects addressing the comprehensive cognitive, social, 18 emotional, and developmental needs of children from birth to 19 age three, including prenatal support for qualified families. 20 The projects shall promote healthy prenatal outcomes and 21 healthy family functioning, and strengthen the development of 22 infants and toddlers in low-income families. Priority shall be 23 given to those organizations that have previously qualified for 24 and received state funding to administer an early head start 25 project. 26 14. TEXTBOOKS OF NONPUBLIC SCHOOL PUPILS 27 a. To provide moneys for costs of providing textbooks 28 to each resident pupil who attends a nonpublic school as 29 authorized by section 301.1 : 30 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 325,107 31 740,214 32 b. Funding under this subsection is limited to $20 per 33 pupil and shall not exceed the comparable services offered to 34 resident public school pupils. 35 -9- LSB 5023XG (12) 86 kh/tm 9/ 31
S.F. _____ H.F. _____ 15. STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT AND TEACHER QUALITY PROGRAM 1 For purposes of the student achievement and teacher quality 2 program established pursuant to chapter 284 , and for not more 3 than the following full-time equivalent positions : 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 28,695,676 5 57,391,351 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 2.00 7 16. JOBS FOR AMERICA’S GRADUATES 8 For school districts to provide direct services to the 9 most at-risk senior high school students enrolled in school 10 districts through direct intervention by a jobs for America’s 11 graduates specialist: 12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 350,000 13 700,000 14 17. ATTENDANCE CENTER PERFORMANCE/GENERAL INTERNET SITE AND 15 DATA SYSTEM SUPPORT 16 For development of criteria and administration of a process 17 for school districts to establish specific performance goals 18 and to evaluate the performance of each attendance center 19 operated by the district in order to arrive at an overall 20 school performance grade and report card for each attendance 21 center , and for internet site and data system support , and for 22 not more than the following full-time equivalent positions : 23 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 125,000 24 250,000 25 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 2.00 26 18. ADMINISTRATOR MENTORING/COACHING AND SUPPORT SYSTEM 27 For purposes of the beginning administrator mentoring and 28 induction program created pursuant to section 284A.5 and for 29 development and implementation of the coaching and support 30 system to support administrators pursuant to section 256.9, 31 subsection 63 , paragraph “b”: 32 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 500,000 33 1,000,000 34 19. ENGLISH LANGUAGE LITERACY GRANT PROGRAM 35 -10- LSB 5023XG (12) 86 kh/tm 10/ 31
S.F. _____ H.F. _____ For purposes of the English language literacy for all 1 grant program established in accordance with section 256.9, 2 subsection 65 : 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 250,000 4 500,000 5 By November 1, 2016, the 25 Iowa school districts with 6 the largest number of students identified as limited English 7 proficient and providing educational programming because of 8 that identification shall submit a report to the department 9 in a manner prescribed by the department that includes the 10 following information: 11 a. A cost accounting of moneys expended on limited English 12 proficiency programming by the school district. 13 b. An identification of all native languages represented 14 by limited English proficient students who are served by the 15 school district. 16 c. The average number of years spent in English language 17 learner programming for limited English proficient students 18 served by the school district. 19 d. The number of full-time equivalent employees directly 20 serving limited English proficient students and the 21 student-to-teacher ratios for such students. 22 e. A review of the number and the percentage of the total of 23 limited English proficient students achieving English language 24 proficiency over the previous five years. 25 f. A list of English language learner programs not developed 26 by the district that are being utilized by the school district 27 for limited English proficient students. 28 20. ONLINE STATE JOB POSTING SYSTEM 29 For purposes of administering the online state job posting 30 system in accordance with section 256.27 : 31 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 125,000 32 250,000 33 21. COMMISSION AND COUNCIL SUPPORT 34 For the costs of providing department support to education 35 -11- LSB 5023XG (12) 86 kh/tm 11/ 31
S.F. _____ H.F. _____ commissions and councils established pursuant to 2013 Iowa 1 Acts, chapter 121 , including but not limited to the commission 2 on educator leadership and compensation and the council on 3 educator development: 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 12,500 5 25,000 6 22. AREA EDUCATION AGENCY SUPPORT SYSTEM 7 For administration of a system by which area education 8 agencies shall support school districts implementing frameworks 9 or comparable systems approved pursuant to section 284.15, 10 subsection 6 : 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 500,000 12 1,000,000 13 23. SUCCESSFUL PROGRESSION FOR EARLY READERS 14 For distribution to school districts for implementation of 15 section 279.68, subsection 2 : 16 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 4,000,000 17 8,000,000 18 24. EARLY WARNING SYSTEM FOR LITERACY 19 For purposes of purchasing a statewide license for an early 20 warning assessment and administering the early warning system 21 for literacy established in accordance with section 279.68 and 22 rules adopted in accordance with section 256.7, subsection 31 : 23 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,000,000 24 2,000,000 25 The department shall administer and distribute to school 26 districts and accredited nonpublic schools the early warning 27 assessment system that allows teachers to screen and monitor 28 student literacy skills from prekindergarten through grade 29 six. The department may charge school districts and accredited 30 nonpublic schools a fee for the system not to exceed the actual 31 costs to purchase a statewide license for the early warning 32 assessment minus the moneys received by the department under 33 this subsection. The fee shall be determined by dividing the 34 actual remaining costs to purchase the statewide license for 35 -12- LSB 5023XG (12) 86 kh/tm 12/ 31
S.F. _____ H.F. _____ the school year by the number of pupils assessed under the 1 system in the current fiscal year. School districts may use 2 moneys received pursuant to section 257.10, subsection 11 , and 3 moneys received for purposes of implementing section 279.68, 4 subsection 2 , to pay the early warning assessment system fee. 5 25. IOWA READING RESEARCH CENTER 6 a. For purposes of the Iowa reading research center in 7 order to implement, in collaboration with the area education 8 agencies, the provisions of section 256.9, subsection 53 , 9 paragraph “c”: 10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 500,000 11 1,000,000 12 b. Notwithstanding section 8.33 , moneys received by the 13 department pursuant to this subsection that remain unencumbered 14 or unobligated at the close of the fiscal year shall not revert 15 but shall remain available for expenditure for the purposes 16 specified in this subsection for the following fiscal year. 17 26. COMPETENCY-BASED EDUCATION 18 For implementation, in collaboration with the area education 19 agencies, of certain recommendations of the competency-based 20 instruction task force established pursuant to 2012 Iowa Acts, 21 chapter 1119, section 2 , and for not more than the following 22 full-time equivalent position : 23 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 212,500 24 425,000 25 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 1.00 26 The moneys appropriated in this subsection shall be used 27 to provide grants under a competency-based instruction 28 grant program, for writing model competencies, for plans and 29 templates, to develop the assessment validation rubric and 30 model assessments, and to design professional development in 31 accordance with the recommendations of the task force. 32 Notwithstanding section 8.33 , moneys received by the 33 department pursuant to this subsection that remain unencumbered 34 or unobligated at the close of the fiscal year shall not revert 35 -13- LSB 5023XG (12) 86 kh/tm 13/ 31
S.F. _____ H.F. _____ but shall remain available for expenditure for the purposes 1 specified in this subsection for the following fiscal year. 2 27. MIDWESTERN HIGHER EDUCATION COMPACT 3 a. For distribution to the midwestern higher education 4 compact to pay Iowa’s member state annual obligation: 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 50,000 6 100,000 7 b. Notwithstanding section 8.33 , moneys appropriated 8 for distribution to the midwestern higher education compact 9 pursuant to this subsection that remain unencumbered or 10 unobligated at the close of the fiscal year shall not revert 11 but shall remain available for expenditure for the purpose 12 designated until the close of the succeeding fiscal year. 13 28. AREA EDUCATION AGENCIES 14 For distribution to the area education agencies: 15 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 500,000 16 1,000,000 17 29. COMMUNITY COLLEGES 18 a. For general state financial aid to merged areas as 19 defined in section 260C.2 in accordance with chapters 258 and 20 260C : 21 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 100,637,324 22 204,340,605 23 The funds appropriated in this subsection shall be allocated 24 pursuant to the formula established in section 260C.18C . 25 b. For distribution to community colleges to supplement 26 support faculty salaries: 27 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 250,000 28 500,000 29 STATE BOARD OF REGENTS 30 Sec. 5. 2015 Iowa Acts, chapter 140, section 26, is amended 31 to read as follows: 32 SEC. 26. There is appropriated from the general fund of 33 the state to the state board of regents for the fiscal year 34 beginning July 1, 2016, and ending June 30, 2017, the following 35 -14- LSB 5023XG (12) 86 kh/tm 14/ 31
S.F. _____ H.F. _____ amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the 1 purposes designated: 2 1. OFFICE OF STATE BOARD OF REGENTS 3 a. For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous 4 purposes , and for not more than the following full-time 5 equivalent positions : 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 547,357 7 1,094,714 8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 15.00 9 The state board of regents shall submit a monthly financial 10 report in a format agreed upon by the state board of regents 11 office and the legislative services agency. The report 12 submitted in December 2016 shall include the five-year 13 graduation rates for the regents universities. 14 b. For moneys to be allocated to the southwest Iowa regents 15 resource center in Council Bluffs: 16 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 91,367 17 182,734 18 c. For moneys to be allocated to the northwest Iowa regents 19 resource center in Sioux City under section 262.9, subsection 20 22 : 21 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 48,057 22 96,114 23 d. For moneys to be allocated to the quad-cities graduate 24 studies center: 25 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,500 26 5,000 27 e. For moneys to be distributed to Iowa public radio for 28 public radio operations: 29 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 195,784 30 391,568 31 f. For moneys to be allocated among activities of the state 32 board of regents as determined by the state board: 33 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 7,934,042 34 2. STATE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA 35 -15- LSB 5023XG (12) 86 kh/tm 15/ 31
S.F. _____ H.F. _____ a. General university 1 For salaries, support, maintenance, equipment, financial 2 aid, and miscellaneous purposes , and for not more than the 3 following full-time equivalent positions : 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 115,461,503 5 230,923,005 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 5,058.55 7 b. Oakdale campus 8 For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous 9 purposes , and for not more than the following full-time 10 equivalent positions : 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,093,279 12 2,186,558 13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 38.25 14 c. State hygienic laboratory 15 For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous 16 purposes , and for not more than the following full-time 17 equivalent positions : 18 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,201,308 19 4,402,615 20 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 102.50 21 d. Family practice program 22 For allocation by the dean of the college of medicine, with 23 approval of the advisory board, to qualified participants 24 to carry out the provisions of chapter 148D for the family 25 practice residency education program, including salaries 26 and support , and for not more than the following full-time 27 equivalent positions : 28 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 894,133 29 1,788,265 30 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 190.40 31 e. Child health care services 32 For specialized child health care services, including 33 childhood cancer diagnostic and treatment network programs, 34 rural comprehensive care for hemophilia patients, and the 35 -16- LSB 5023XG (12) 86 kh/tm 16/ 31
S.F. _____ H.F. _____ Iowa high-risk infant follow-up program, including salaries 1 and support , and for not more than the following full-time 2 equivalent positions : 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 329,728 4 659,456 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 57.97 6 f. Statewide cancer registry 7 For the statewide cancer registry , and for not more than the 8 following full-time equivalent positions : 9 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 74,526 10 149,051 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 2.10 12 g. Substance abuse consortium 13 For moneys to be allocated to the Iowa consortium for 14 substance abuse research and evaluation , and for not more than 15 the following full-time equivalent position : 16 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 27,765 17 55,529 18 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 1.00 19 h. Center for biocatalysis 20 For the center for biocatalysis , and for not more than the 21 following full-time equivalent positions : 22 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 361,864 23 723,727 24 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 6.28 25 i. Primary health care initiative 26 For the primary health care initiative in the college 27 of medicine , and for not more than the following full-time 28 equivalent positions : 29 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 324,465 30 648,930 31 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 5.89 32 From the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph, 33 $127,445 $254,889 shall be allocated to the department of 34 family practice at the state university of Iowa college of 35 -17- LSB 5023XG (12) 86 kh/tm 17/ 31
S.F. _____ H.F. _____ medicine for family practice faculty and support staff. 1 j. Birth defects registry 2 For the birth defects registry , and for not more than the 3 following full-time equivalent position : 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 19,144 5 38,288 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 1.00 7 k. Larned A. Waterman Iowa nonprofit resource center 8 For the Larned A. Waterman Iowa nonprofit resource center , 9 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent 10 positions : 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 81,270 12 162,539 13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 2.75 14 l. Iowa online advanced placement academy science, 15 technology, engineering, and mathematics initiative 16 For the establishment of the Iowa online advanced placement 17 academy science, technology, engineering, and mathematics 18 initiative established pursuant to section 263.8A : 19 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 240,925 20 481,849 21 m. Iowa flood center 22 For the Iowa flood center for use by the university’s college 23 of engineering pursuant to section 466C.1 : 24 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 750,000 25 1,500,000 26 3. IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 27 a. General university 28 For salaries, support, maintenance, equipment, financial 29 aid, and miscellaneous purposes , and for not more than the 30 following full-time equivalent positions : 31 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 91,090,926 32 182,181,852 33 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 3,647.42 34 b. Agricultural experiment station 35 -18- LSB 5023XG (12) 86 kh/tm 18/ 31
S.F. _____ H.F. _____ For the agricultural experiment station salaries, support, 1 maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes , and for not more than 2 the following full-time equivalent positions : 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 14,943,439 4 29,886,877 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 546.98 6 c. Cooperative extension service in agriculture and home 7 economics 8 For the cooperative extension service in agriculture 9 and home economics salaries, support, maintenance, and 10 miscellaneous purposes , and for not more than the following 11 full-time equivalent positions : 12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 9,133,361 13 18,266,722 14 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 383.34 15 d. Leopold center 16 For agricultural research grants at Iowa state university of 17 science and technology under section 266.39B , and for not more 18 than the following full-time equivalent positions : 19 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 198,709 20 397,417 21 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 11.25 22 e. Livestock disease research 23 For deposit in and the use of the livestock disease research 24 fund under section 267.8 : 25 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 86,422 26 172,844 27 4. UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA 28 a. General university 29 For salaries, support, maintenance, equipment, financial 30 aid, and miscellaneous purposes , and for not more than the 31 following full-time equivalent positions : 32 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 47,138,366 33 94,276,732 34 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 1,447.50 35 -19- LSB 5023XG (12) 86 kh/tm 19/ 31
S.F. _____ H.F. _____ b. Recycling and reuse center 1 For purposes of the recycling and reuse center , and for not 2 more than the following full-time equivalent positions : 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 87,628 4 175,256 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 3.00 6 c. Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) 7 collaborative initiative 8 For purposes of the science, technology, engineering, 9 and mathematics (STEM) collaborative initiative established 10 pursuant to section 268.7 , and for not more than the following 11 full-time equivalent positions : 12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,600,000 13 5,200,000 14 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 6.20 15 (1) Except as otherwise provided in this lettered 16 paragraph, the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph 17 shall be expended for salaries, staffing, institutional 18 support, activities directly related to recruitment of 19 kindergarten through grade 12 mathematics and science teachers, 20 and for ongoing mathematics and science programming for 21 students enrolled in kindergarten through grade 12. 22 (2) The university of northern Iowa shall work with the 23 community colleges to develop STEM professional development 24 programs for community college instructors and STEM curriculum 25 development. 26 (3) From the moneys appropriated in this lettered 27 paragraph, not less than $250,000 $500,000 shall be used to 28 provide technology education opportunities to high school, 29 career academy, and community college students through a 30 public-private partnership, as well as opportunities for 31 students and faculties at these institutions to secure 32 broad-based information technology certification. The 33 partnership shall provide all of the following: 34 (a) A research-based curriculum. 35 -20- LSB 5023XG (12) 86 kh/tm 20/ 31
S.F. _____ H.F. _____ (b) Online access to the curriculum. 1 (c) Instructional software for classroom and student use. 2 (d) Certification of skills and competencies in a broad base 3 of information technology-related skill areas. 4 (e) Professional development for teachers. 5 (f) Deployment and program support, including but not 6 limited to integration with current curriculum standards. 7 (4) Notwithstanding section 8.33, of the moneys 8 appropriated in this paragraph “c” that remain unencumbered 9 or unobligated at the close of the fiscal year, an amount 10 equivalent to not more than 5 percent of the amount 11 appropriated in this paragraph “c” shall not revert but shall 12 remain available for expenditure for the purposes designated 13 until the close of the succeeding fiscal year. 14 d. Real estate education program 15 For purposes of the real estate education program , and for 16 not more than the following full-time equivalent position : 17 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 62,651 18 125,302 19 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 1.00 20 5. STATE SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF 21 For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous 22 purposes , and for not more than the following full-time 23 equivalent positions : 24 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 4,754,629 25 9,509,257 26 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 126.60 27 6. IOWA BRAILLE AND SIGHT SAVING SCHOOL 28 For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous 29 purposes , and for not more than the following full-time 30 equivalent positions : 31 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,982,344 32 3,964,688 33 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 62.87 34 7. TUITION AND TRANSPORTATION COSTS 35 -21- LSB 5023XG (12) 86 kh/tm 21/ 31
S.F. _____ H.F. _____ For payment to local school boards for the tuition and 1 transportation costs of students residing in the Iowa braille 2 and sight saving school and the state school for the deaf 3 pursuant to section 262.43 and for payment of certain clothing, 4 prescription, and transportation costs for students at these 5 schools pursuant to section 270.5 : 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 5,882 7 11,763 8 8. LICENSED CLASSROOM TEACHERS 9 For distribution at the Iowa braille and sight saving school 10 and the Iowa school for the deaf based upon the average yearly 11 enrollment at each school as determined by the state board of 12 regents: 13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 41,025 14 82,049 15 Sec. 6. Section 284.13, subsection 1, paragraphs a, b, c, d, 16 and f, Code 2016, are amended to read as follows: 17 a. For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 2016 , and 18 ending June 30, 2016 2017 , to the department of education, the 19 amount of eight hundred forty-six thousand two hundred fifty 20 dollars for the issuance of national board certification awards 21 in accordance with section 256.44 . Of the amount allocated 22 under this paragraph, not less than eighty-five thousand 23 dollars shall be used to administer the ambassador to education 24 position in accordance with section 256.45 . 25 b. For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 2016 , and 26 ending June 30, 2016 2017 , an amount up to four million 27 twenty-one thousand eight hundred seventy-five dollars 28 for first-year and second-year beginning teachers, to the 29 department of education for distribution to school districts 30 and area education agencies for purposes of the beginning 31 teacher mentoring and induction programs. A school district or 32 area education agency shall receive one thousand three hundred 33 dollars per beginning teacher participating in the program. 34 If the funds appropriated for the program are insufficient to 35 -22- LSB 5023XG (12) 86 kh/tm 22/ 31
S.F. _____ H.F. _____ pay mentors, school districts, and area education agencies 1 as provided in this paragraph, the department shall prorate 2 the amount distributed to school districts and area education 3 agencies based upon the amount appropriated. Moneys received 4 by a school district or area education agency pursuant to 5 this paragraph shall be expended to provide each mentor with 6 an award of five hundred dollars per semester, at a minimum, 7 for participation in the school district’s or area education 8 agency’s beginning teacher mentoring and induction program; 9 to implement the plan; and to pay any applicable costs of the 10 employer’s share of contributions to federal social security 11 and the Iowa public employees’ retirement system or a pension 12 and annuity retirement system established under chapter 294 , 13 for such amounts paid by the district or area education agency. 14 c. For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 2016 , and 15 ending June 30, 2016 2017 , up to seven hundred eighty-six 16 thousand eight hundred sixteen dollars to the department for 17 purposes of implementing the professional development program 18 requirements of section 284.6 , assistance in developing model 19 evidence for teacher quality committees established pursuant to 20 section 284.4, subsection 1 , paragraph “c” , and the evaluator 21 training program in section 284.10 . A portion of the funds 22 allocated to the department for purposes of this paragraph may 23 be used by the department for administrative purposes and for 24 not more than four full-time equivalent positions. 25 d. For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015 2016 , and 26 ending June 30, 2016 2017 , an amount up to one million one 27 hundred thirty-six thousand four hundred ten dollars to 28 the department for the establishment of teacher development 29 academies in accordance with section 284.6, subsection 10 . A 30 portion of the funds allocated to the department for purposes 31 of this paragraph may be used for administrative purposes. 32 f. For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016 2017 , 33 and for each subsequent fiscal year, to the department of 34 education, ten million dollars for purposes of implementing 35 -23- LSB 5023XG (12) 86 kh/tm 23/ 31
S.F. _____ H.F. _____ the supplemental assistance for high-need schools provisions 1 of section 284.11 . Annually, of the moneys allocated to 2 the department for purposes of this paragraph, up to one 3 hundred thousand dollars may be used by the department for 4 administrative purposes and for not more than one full-time 5 equivalent position. 6 Sec. 7. Section 284.13, subsection 1, paragraph e, 7 subparagraph (1), subparagraph division (b), Code 2016, is 8 amended to read as follows: 9 (b) For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016, and ending 10 June 30, 2017, fifty million six hundred thousand dollars. 11 DIVISION II 12 STATE PERCENT OF GROWTH FOR FY 2016-2017 AND AREA EDUCATION 13 AGENCY PAYMENTS 14 Sec. 8. Section 257.8, subsections 1 and 2, Code 2016, are 15 amended to read as follows: 16 1. State percent of growth. The state percent of growth for 17 the budget year beginning July 1, 2013, is two percent. The 18 state percent of growth for the budget year beginning July 1, 19 2014, is four percent. The state percent of growth for the 20 budget year beginning July 1, 2015, is one and twenty-five 21 hundredths percent. The state percent of growth for the budget 22 year beginning July 1, 2016, is two and forty-five hundredths 23 percent. The state percent of growth for each subsequent 24 budget year shall be established by statute which shall be 25 enacted within thirty days of the submission in the year 26 preceding the base year of the governor’s budget under section 27 8.21 . The establishment of the state percent of growth for a 28 budget year shall be the only subject matter of the bill which 29 enacts the state percent of growth for a budget year. 30 2. Categorical state percent of growth. The categorical 31 state percent of growth for the budget year beginning July 1, 32 2013, is two percent. The categorical state percent of growth 33 for the budget year beginning July 1, 2014, is four percent. 34 The categorical state percent of growth for the budget year 35 -24- LSB 5023XG (12) 86 kh/tm 24/ 31
S.F. _____ H.F. _____ beginning July 1, 2015, is one and twenty-five hundredths 1 percent. The categorical state percent of growth for the 2 budget year beginning July 1, 2016, is two and forty-five 3 hundredths percent. The categorical state percent of growth 4 for each budget year shall be established by statute which 5 shall be enacted within thirty days of the submission in the 6 year preceding the base year of the governor’s budget under 7 section 8.21 . The establishment of the categorical state 8 percent of growth for a budget year shall be the only subject 9 matter of the bill which enacts the categorical state percent 10 of growth for a budget year. The categorical state percent of 11 growth may include state percents of growth for the teacher 12 salary supplement, the professional development supplement, 13 the early intervention supplement, and the teacher leadership 14 supplement. 15 Sec. 9. Section 257.35, subsection 4, Code 2016, is amended 16 by striking the subsection and inserting in lieu thereof the 17 following: 18 4. a. Notwithstanding subsection 1, and in addition to the 19 reduction applicable pursuant to subsection 2, the state aid 20 for area education agencies and the portion of the combined 21 district cost calculated for these agencies for each of the 22 following fiscal years is reduced by the following amounts: 23 (1) For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2007, and ending 24 June 30, 2008, five million two hundred fifty thousand dollars. 25 (2) For each fiscal year of the period beginning July 26 1, 2008, and ending June 30, 2011, two million five hundred 27 thousand dollars. 28 (3) For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2011, and ending 29 June 30, 2012, twenty million dollars. 30 (4) For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2012, and ending 31 June 30, 2013, twenty million dollars. 32 (5) For each fiscal year of the period beginning July 1, 33 2013, and ending June 30, 2017, fifteen million dollars. 34 b. The reduction for each fiscal year specified in this 35 -25- LSB 5023XG (12) 86 kh/tm 25/ 31
S.F. _____ H.F. _____ subsection for an area education agency shall be prorated based 1 on the reduction that the agency received in the fiscal year 2 beginning July 1, 2003. 3 Sec. 10. Section 257.35, subsections 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10, 4 Code 2016, are amended by striking the subsections. 5 Sec. 11. CODE SECTION 257.8 —— IMPLEMENTATION. The 6 requirements of section 257.8, subsections 1 and 2, regarding 7 the enactment of bills establishing the regular program state 8 percent of growth and the categorical state percent of growth 9 within thirty days of the submission in the year preceding the 10 base year of the governor’s budget and regarding the subject 11 matter limitation of such bills do not apply to this Act. 12 Sec. 12. EFFECTIVE UPON ENACTMENT. This division of this 13 Act, being deemed of immediate importance, takes effect upon 14 enactment. 15 DIVISION III 16 WORKFORCE TRAINING PROGRAMS —— APPROPRIATIONS FY 2016-2017 17 Sec. 13. 2015 Iowa Acts, chapter 140, section 29, is amended 18 to read as follows: 19 SEC. 29. There is appropriated from the Iowa skilled worker 20 and job creation fund created in section 8.75 to the following 21 departments, agencies, and institutions for the fiscal year 22 beginning July 1, 2016, and ending June 30, 2017, the following 23 amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the 24 purposes designated: 25 1. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 26 a. For deposit in the workforce training and economic 27 development funds created pursuant to section 260C.18A : 28 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 7,550,000 29 15,100,000 30 From the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph “a”, 31 not more than $50,000 $100,000 shall be used by the department 32 for administration of the workforce training and economic 33 development funds created pursuant to section 260C.18A . 34 b. For distribution to community colleges for the purposes 35 -26- LSB 5023XG (12) 86 kh/tm 26/ 31
S.F. _____ H.F. _____ of implementing adult education and literacy programs pursuant 1 to section 260C.50 : 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,750,000 3 5,500,000 4 (1) From the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph 5 “b”, $1,941,500 $3,883,000 shall be allocated pursuant to the 6 formula established in section 260C.18C . 7 (2) From the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph 8 “b”, not more than $75,000 $150,000 shall be used by the 9 department for implementation of adult education and literacy 10 programs pursuant to section 260C.50 . 11 (3) From the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph 12 “b”, not more than $733,500 $1,467,000 shall be distributed as 13 grants to community colleges for the purpose of adult basic 14 education programs for students requiring instruction in 15 English as a second language. The department shall establish 16 an application process and criteria to award grants pursuant to 17 this subparagraph to community colleges. The criteria shall be 18 based on need for instruction in English as a second language 19 in the region served by each community college as determined by 20 factors including data from the latest federal decennial census 21 and outreach efforts to determine regional needs. 22 (4) From the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph 23 “b”, $105,000 $210,000 shall be transferred to the department 24 of human services for purposes of administering a pilot project 25 to provide access to international resources to Iowans and new 26 Iowans to provide economic and leadership development resulting 27 in Iowa being a more inclusive and welcoming place to live, 28 work, and raise a family. The pilot project shall provide 29 supplemental support services for international refugees to 30 improve learning, English literacy, life skills, cultural 31 competencies, and integration in a county with a population 32 over 350,000 as determined by the 2010 federal decennial 33 census. The department of human services shall utilize a 34 request for proposals process to identify the entity best 35 -27- LSB 5023XG (12) 86 kh/tm 27/ 31
S.F. _____ H.F. _____ qualified to implement the pilot project. 1 c. For accelerated career education program capital 2 projects at community colleges that are authorized under 3 chapter 260G and that meet the definition of the term “vertical 4 infrastructure” in section 8.57, subsection 5 , paragraph “c”: 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 3,000,000 6 6,000,000 7 d. For deposit in the pathways for academic career and 8 employment fund established pursuant to section 260H.2 : 9 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,500,000 10 5,000,000 11 e. For deposit in the gap tuition assistance fund 12 established pursuant to section 260I.2 : 13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,000,000 14 2,000,000 15 f. For deposit in the statewide work-based learning 16 intermediary network fund created pursuant to section 256.40 : 17 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 750,000 18 1,500,000 19 From the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph “f”, 20 not more than $25,000 $50,000 shall be used by the department 21 for expenses associated with the activities of the secondary 22 career and technical programming task force convened pursuant 23 to this Act. 24 g. For support costs associated with administering a 25 workforce preparation outcome reporting system for the purpose 26 of collecting and reporting data relating to the educational 27 and employment outcomes of workforce preparation programs 28 receiving moneys pursuant to this subsection: 29 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 100,000 30 200,000 31 2. COLLEGE STUDENT AID COMMISSION 32 For purposes of providing skilled workforce shortage tuition 33 grants in accordance with section 261.130 : 34 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,500,000 35 -28- LSB 5023XG (12) 86 kh/tm 28/ 31
S.F. _____ H.F. _____ 5,000,000 1 3. Notwithstanding section 8.33 , moneys appropriated 2 in this section of this Act that remain unencumbered or 3 unobligated at the close of the fiscal year shall not revert 4 but shall remain available for expenditure for the purposes 5 designated until the close of the succeeding fiscal year. 6 EXPLANATION 7 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 8 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 9 This bill appropriates moneys for fiscal year 2016-2017 10 from the general fund of the state to the college student aid 11 commission, the department for the blind, the department of 12 education, and the state board of regents and its institutions; 13 sets the state percent of growth for school districts; and 14 reduces payments to the area education agencies. The bill is 15 organized by divisions. 16 DIVISION I —— FY 2016-2017. The bill appropriates to the 17 department for the blind for its administration. 18 The bill includes appropriations to the college student 19 aid commission for general administrative purposes, the loan 20 repayment program for health care professionals, the national 21 guard educational assistance program, the teacher shortage 22 loan forgiveness program, the all Iowa opportunity foster care 23 grant and scholarship programs, the registered nurse and nurse 24 educator loan forgiveness program, the barber and cosmetology 25 arts and sciences tuition grant program, the teach Iowa scholar 26 program, the rural Iowa primary care loan repayment program, 27 and the rural Iowa advanced registered nurse practitioner and 28 physician assistant loan repayment program. 29 The bill modifies the standing appropriations for Iowa 30 tuition grants for students attending nonprofit and for-profit 31 institutions and for vocational technical tuition grants. 32 The bill appropriates moneys to the department of education 33 for purposes of the department’s general administration, 34 vocational education administration, division of vocational 35 -29- LSB 5023XG (12) 86 kh/tm 29/ 31
S.F. _____ H.F. _____ rehabilitation services including independent living programs, 1 the entrepreneurs with disabilities program, and independent 2 living centers, state library for general administration 3 and the enrich Iowa program, public broadcasting division, 4 regional telecommunications councils, vocational education to 5 secondary schools, school food service, early childhood Iowa 6 fund, expansion of the federal Individuals with Disabilities 7 Education Improvement Act birth through age three services, 8 early head start projects, textbooks for nonpublic school 9 pupils, the student achievement and teacher quality program, 10 jobs for America’s graduates specialists, attendance center 11 performance assessment, the beginning administrator mentoring 12 and induction program, the English language literacy for all 13 grant program, the online state job posting system, support 14 for education commissions and councils, area education 15 agency support system, successful progression for early 16 readers, an early warning system for literacy, Iowa reading 17 research center, implementation competency-based education 18 recommendations, distribution to the midwestern higher 19 education compact to pay Iowa’s member state annual obligation, 20 area education agencies, and community colleges. 21 The bill appropriates moneys to the state board of 22 regents for the board office and for the board’s activities, 23 universities’ general operating budgets; the southwest Iowa 24 regents resource center; the northwest Iowa regents resource 25 center; the quad-cities graduate studies center; Iowa public 26 radio; the state university of Iowa; Iowa state university of 27 science and technology; the university of northern Iowa (UNI); 28 and for the Iowa school for the deaf and the Iowa braille and 29 sight saving school, including tuition and transportation costs 30 for students residing in the schools and licensed classroom 31 teachers. The bill authorizes carryover of a certain amount 32 of the moneys appropriated for the UNI science, technology, 33 engineering, and mathematics collaborative initiative to be 34 used for the same purposes in the succeeding fiscal year. 35 -30- LSB 5023XG (12) 86 kh/tm 30/ 31
S.F. _____ H.F. _____ The bill allows the state board of regents to use 1 indebtedness to finance certain projects resulting in energy 2 savings. 3 The bill also requires the department of administrative 4 services to pay the state school for the deaf and the Iowa 5 braille and sight saving school moneys collected from counties 6 for expenses related to prescription drug costs for students 7 attending the schools. 8 DIVISION II —— STATE PERCENT OF GROWTH FOR FY 2016-2017 AND 9 AREA EDUCATION AGENCY PAYMENTS. The bill establishes a state 10 percent of growth of 2.45 percent for the school budget year 11 beginning July 1, 2016. 12 The bill establishes a categorical state percent of growth 13 of 2.45 percent for the school budget year beginning July 1, 14 2016. 15 The requirements of Code section 257.8 regarding the 16 enactment of bills establishing the regular program state 17 percent of growth and the categorical state percent of growth 18 within 30 days of the submission in the year preceding the base 19 year of the governor’s budget and regarding the subject matter 20 limitations of such bills do not apply to the bill. 21 The bill also amends statute to continue to provide for FY 22 2016-2017 a reduction of $15 million in state aid for area 23 education agencies and the portion of combined district cost 24 calculated for these agencies. 25 Division II takes effect upon enactment. 26 DIVISION III —— WORKFORCE TRAINING PROGRAMS —— 27 APPROPRIATIONS FY 2016-2017. The bill appropriates moneys from 28 the Iowa skilled worker and job creation fund to the department 29 of education and the college student aid commission. 30 -31- LSB 5023XG (12) 86 kh/tm 31/ 31