House Study Bill 657 - Introduced HOUSE FILE _____ BY (PROPOSED COMMITTEE ON STATE GOVERNMENT BILL BY CHAIRPERSON RIZER) A BILL FOR An Act relating to developing state agency program goals and 1 performance measures under the accountable government Act. 2 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 3 TLSB 6126YC (2) 87 ec/rn
H.F. _____ Section 1. Section 8E.206, subsection 1, Code 2018, is 1 amended to read as follows: 2 1. An agency shall adopt an agency strategic plan which 3 shall follow a format and include elements as determined by the 4 department in consultation with agencies. The agency strategic 5 plan shall also include goals for specific programs operated 6 or administered by the agency which have an estimated total 7 cost for the expected duration of the program of at least fifty 8 million dollars. 9 Sec. 2. Section 8E.207, unnumbered paragraph 1, Code 2018, 10 is amended to read as follows: 11 Each agency shall develop an annual performance plan to 12 achieve the goals provided in the agency strategic plan, 13 including goals for specific programs operated by an agency as 14 required by section 8E.206, and including the development of 15 performance targets using its performance measures for those 16 goals . The agency shall use its performance plan to guide its 17 day-to-day operations and track its progress in achieving the 18 goals specified in its agency strategic plan. 19 EXPLANATION 20 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 21 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 22 This bill relates to the accountable government Act 23 established in Code chapter 8E. 24 Code section 8E.206, concerning agency strategic plans, 25 is amended to provide that a strategic plan adopted by an 26 agency shall also include goals for specific programs operated 27 or administered by the agency which have an estimated total 28 cost for the expected duration of the program of at least $50 29 million. 30 Code section 8E.207, concerning agency performance plans, 31 is amended to provide that the agency also develop performance 32 targets for the specific programs required to be included in 33 the agency strategic plan as provided in the bill. 34 -1- LSB 6126YC (2) 87 ec/rn 1/ 1