House
File
382

Introduced
HOUSE
FILE
382
BY
GASSMAN
A
BILL
FOR
An
Act
establishing
a
district
cost
equity
supplement
program
1
for
certain
school
districts,
making
appropriations,
and
2
including
effective
date
provisions.
3
BE
IT
ENACTED
BY
THE
GENERAL
ASSEMBLY
OF
THE
STATE
OF
IOWA:
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Section
1.
NEW
SECTION
.
257.16C
District
cost
equity
1
supplement
program
——
appropriations.
2
1.
a.
A
district
cost
equity
supplement
program
is
3
established
to
provide
additional
funding
for
school
districts
4
in
which
the
regular
program
district
cost
per
pupil
is
less
5
than
the
highest
regular
program
district
cost
per
pupil
among
6
all
school
districts
in
the
state
for
the
same
budget
year.
7
b.
For
each
fiscal
year
beginning
on
or
after
July
1,
2017,
8
there
is
appropriated
from
the
general
fund
of
the
state
to
9
the
department
of
management
an
amount
necessary
to
pay
the
10
district
cost
equity
supplements
calculated
under
subsection
2.
11
c.
For
purposes
of
this
section,
“cost
equity
differential”
12
means
the
difference
between
highest
regular
program
district
13
cost
per
pupil
among
all
school
districts
in
the
state
and
a
14
school
district’s
regular
program
district
cost
per
pupil
for
15
the
same
budget
year.
16
2.
For
each
school
district
that
meets
the
requirements
17
of
subsection
1,
paragraph
“a”
,
the
district
cost
equity
18
supplement
amount
shall
be
calculated
as
follows:
19
a.
For
the
budget
year
beginning
July
1,
2017,
for
each
20
school
district
with
a
cost
equity
differential
of
one
hundred
21
fifty
dollars
or
more,
twentyfive
dollars
multiplied
by
the
22
school
district’s
weighted
enrollment.
23
b.
For
the
budget
year
beginning
July
1,
2018:
24
(1)
For
each
school
district
with
a
cost
equity
differential
25
of
one
hundred
fifty
dollars
or
more,
fifty
dollars
multiplied
26
by
the
school
district’s
weighted
enrollment.
27
(2)
For
each
school
district
with
a
cost
equity
differential
28
of
one
hundred
dollars
or
more
but
less
than
one
hundred
29
fifty
dollars,
twentyfive
dollars
multiplied
by
the
school
30
district’s
weighted
enrollment.
31
c.
For
the
budget
year
beginning
July
1,
2019:
32
(1)
For
each
school
district
with
a
cost
equity
differential
33
of
one
hundred
fifty
dollars
or
more,
seventyfive
dollars
34
multiplied
by
the
school
district’s
weighted
enrollment.
35
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(2)
For
each
school
district
with
a
cost
equity
differential
1
of
one
hundred
dollars
or
more
but
less
than
one
hundred
fifty
2
dollars,
fifty
dollars
multiplied
by
the
school
district’s
3
weighted
enrollment.
4
(3)
For
each
school
district
with
a
cost
equity
differential
5
of
fifty
dollars
or
more
but
less
than
one
hundred
dollars,
6
twentyfive
dollars
multiplied
by
the
school
district’s
7
weighted
enrollment.
8
d.
For
the
budget
year
beginning
July
1,
2020,
and
each
9
succeeding
budget
year:
10
(1)
For
each
school
district
with
a
cost
equity
differential
11
of
one
hundred
fifty
dollars
or
more,
seventyfive
dollars
12
multiplied
by
the
school
district’s
weighted
enrollment.
13
(2)
For
each
school
district
with
a
cost
equity
differential
14
of
one
hundred
dollars
or
more
but
less
than
one
hundred
fifty
15
dollars,
fifty
dollars
multiplied
by
the
school
district’s
16
weighted
enrollment.
17
(3)
For
each
school
district
with
a
cost
equity
differential
18
of
fifty
dollars
or
more
but
less
than
one
hundred
dollars,
19
twentyfive
dollars
multiplied
by
the
school
district’s
20
weighted
enrollment.
21
(4)
For
each
school
district
with
a
cost
equity
differential
22
of
less
than
fifty
dollars,
fifty
percent
of
the
school
23
district’s
cost
equity
differential
multiplied
by
the
school
24
district’s
weighted
enrollment.
25
3.
a.
District
cost
equity
supplements
shall
be
paid
by
26
the
department
of
management
at
the
same
time
and
in
the
same
27
manner
as
foundation
aid
is
paid
under
section
257.16.
28
b.
Amounts
received
by
a
school
district
from
a
district
29
cost
equity
supplement
shall
be
deposited
in
the
general
fund
30
of
the
school
district.
Revenues
received
by
a
school
district
31
under
this
section
are
miscellaneous
income
and
shall
not
be
32
included
in
district
cost.
33
Sec.
2.
EFFECTIVE
UPON
ENACTMENT.
This
Act,
being
deemed
of
34
immediate
importance,
takes
effect
upon
enactment.
35
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EXPLANATION
1
The
inclusion
of
this
explanation
does
not
constitute
agreement
with
2
the
explanation’s
substance
by
the
members
of
the
general
assembly.
3
This
bill
establishes
a
district
cost
equity
supplement
4
program
to
provide
additional
funding
for
school
districts
in
5
which
the
regular
program
district
cost
per
pupil
is
less
than
6
the
highest
regular
program
district
cost
per
pupil
among
all
7
school
districts
in
the
state
for
the
same
budget
year.
8
The
bill
appropriates
an
amount
necessary
from
the
general
9
fund
of
the
state
for
each
fiscal
year
beginning
on
or
after
10
July
1,
2017,
to
pay
the
district
cost
equity
supplements
11
authorized
in
the
bill.
12
For
each
eligible
school
district,
the
district
cost
equity
13
supplement
is
phased
in
over
a
period
of
four
budget
years
14
and
calculated
using
each
school
district’s
“cost
equity
15
differential”,
which
is
the
difference
between
highest
regular
16
program
district
cost
per
pupil
among
all
school
districts
in
17
the
state
and
a
school
district’s
regular
program
district
cost
18
per
pupil
for
the
same
budget
year.
19
For
the
budget
year
beginning
July
1,
2017,
for
each
school
20
district
with
a
cost
equity
differential
of
$150
or
more,
the
21
supplement
amount
is
equal
to
$25
multiplied
by
the
school
22
district’s
weighted
enrollment.
23
For
the
budget
year
beginning
July
1,
2018,
for
each
school
24
district
with
a
cost
equity
differential
of
$150
or
more,
the
25
supplement
amount
is
equal
to
$50
multiplied
by
the
school
26
district’s
weighted
enrollment.
For
each
school
district
with
27
a
cost
equity
differential
of
$100
or
more
but
less
than
$150,
28
the
supplement
amount
is
equal
to
$25
multiplied
by
the
school
29
district’s
weighted
enrollment.
30
For
the
budget
year
beginning
July
1,
2019,
for
each
school
31
district
with
a
cost
equity
differential
of
$150
or
more,
the
32
supplement
amount
is
equal
to
$75
multiplied
by
the
school
33
district’s
weighted
enrollment.
For
each
school
district
with
34
a
cost
equity
differential
of
$100
or
more
but
less
than
$150,
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the
supplement
amount
is
equal
to
$50
multiplied
by
the
school
1
district’s
weighted
enrollment.
For
each
school
district
with
2
a
cost
equity
differential
of
$50
or
more
but
less
than
$100,
3
the
supplement
amount
is
equal
to
$25
multiplied
by
the
school
4
district’s
weighted
enrollment.
5
For
the
budget
year
beginning
July
1,
2020,
and
each
6
succeeding
budget
year,
for
each
school
district
with
a
cost
7
equity
differential
of
$150
or
more,
the
supplement
amount
8
is
equal
to
$75
multiplied
by
the
school
district’s
weighted
9
enrollment.
For
each
school
district
with
a
cost
equity
10
differential
of
$100
or
more
but
less
than
$150,
the
supplement
11
amount
is
equal
to
$50
multiplied
by
the
school
district’s
12
weighted
enrollment.
For
each
school
district
with
a
cost
13
equity
differential
of
$50
or
more
but
less
than
$100,
the
14
supplement
amount
is
equal
to
$25
multiplied
by
the
school
15
district’s
weighted
enrollment.
For
each
school
district
with
16
a
cost
equity
differential
of
less
than
$50,
the
supplement
17
amount
is
equal
to
50
percent
of
the
school
district’s
cost
18
equity
differential
multiplied
by
the
school
district’s
19
weighted
enrollment.
20
The
bill
requires
amounts
received
from
a
district
cost
21
equity
supplement
to
be
deposited
in
the
general
fund
of
the
22
school
district.
The
bill
specifies
that
revenues
received
by
23
a
school
district
under
the
bill
are
miscellaneous
income
and
24
shall
not
be
included
in
district
cost.
25
The
bill
takes
effect
upon
enactment.
26
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