House Study Bill 179 - Introduced HOUSE FILE _____ BY (PROPOSED COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS BILL BY CHAIRPERSON GRASSLEY) A BILL FOR An Act making appropriations relating to the future ready Iowa 1 initiative, providing for properly related matters, and 2 including effective date provisions. 3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 4 TLSB 2261YC (3) 88 ns/tm
H.F. _____ Section 1. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY. There is 1 appropriated from the general fund of the state to the economic 2 development authority for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 3 2019, and ending June 30, 2020, the following amount, or so 4 much thereof as is necessary, for allocation to the Iowa 5 commission on volunteer service to establish a volunteer mentor 6 program to support implementation of the future ready Iowa 7 skilled workforce last-dollar scholarship program and the 8 future ready Iowa skilled workforce grant program: 9 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 400,000 10 Sec. 2. DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT. There 11 is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the 12 department of workforce development for the fiscal year 13 beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020, the following 14 amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, for the purposes 15 designated: 16 1. SUMMER YOUTH INTERN PILOT PROGRAM 17 For a summer youth intern pilot program that will help 18 young people at risk of not graduating from high school to 19 explore and prepare for high-demand careers through summer work 20 experience, including the development of soft skills: 21 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 250,000 22 2. FUTURE READY IOWA COORDINATOR 23 For a future ready Iowa coordinator in the department and for 24 salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes, and 25 for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: 26 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 150,000 27 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 1.00 28 3. IOWA EMPLOYER INNOVATION FUND 29 For deposit in the Iowa employer innovation fund established 30 pursuant to section 84A.13, as enacted by 2018 Iowa Acts, 31 chapter 1067, section 11: 32 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,200,000 33 Sec. 3. COLLEGE STUDENT AID COMMISSION. There is 34 appropriated from the general fund of the state to the college 35 -1- LSB 2261YC (3) 88 ns/tm 1/ 4
H.F. _____ student aid commission for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1 2019, and ending June 30, 2020, the following amounts, or so 2 much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes 3 designated: 4 1. FUTURE READY IOWA SKILLED WORKFORCE LAST-DOLLAR 5 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM 6 For deposit in the future ready Iowa skilled workforce 7 last-dollar scholarship fund established pursuant to section 8 261.131, as enacted by 2018 Iowa Acts, chapter 1067, section 9 12, as amended by 2018 Iowa Acts, chapter 1172, section 24: 10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 17,200,000 11 Moneys appropriated for purposes of this program, which 12 provides an annual scholarship to pay tuition and mandatory 13 fees for eligible Iowa residents for up to a two-year degree 14 in a program of study that leads to a high-demand job, shall 15 assist the state to reach its goal of having 70 percent of 16 working-age Iowans achieve postsecondary credentials by 2025. 17 2. FUTURE READY IOWA SKILLED WORKFORCE GRANT PROGRAM 18 For deposit in the future ready Iowa skilled workforce grant 19 fund established pursuant to section 261.132, as enacted by 20 2018 Iowa Acts, chapter 1067, section 13: 21 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,000,000 22 Moneys appropriated for purposes of this program, which 23 provides an annual grant to eligible Iowa residents who have 24 earned at least half of the credits necessary for a bachelor’s 25 degree in a major leading to a high-demand job in this state, 26 shall assist the state to reach its goal of having 70 percent 27 of working-age Iowans achieve postsecondary credentials by 28 2025. 29 3. FUTURE READY IOWA PROGRAMS ADMINISTRATION 30 For the administration of the future ready Iowa skilled 31 workforce last-dollar scholarship program and the future 32 ready Iowa skilled workforce grant program, and for salaries, 33 support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes, and for not 34 more than the following full-time equivalent positions: 35 -2- LSB 2261YC (3) 88 ns/tm 2/ 4
H.F. _____ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 130,254 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 1.00 2 Sec. 4. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION. There is appropriated from 3 the general fund of the state to the department of education 4 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 5 30, 2020, the following amounts, or so much thereof as is 6 necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: 7 1. STATEWIDE CLEARINGHOUSE TO EXPAND WORK-BASED LEARNING 8 For support costs associated with the creation of a 9 statewide clearinghouse to expand work-based learning as a part 10 of the future ready Iowa initiative: 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 300,000 12 2. POSTSECONDARY SUMMER CLASSES FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS 13 PROGRAM 14 For support costs associated with the creation of a program 15 to provide additional funds for resident high school pupils 16 enrolled in grades 9-12 to attend a community college for 17 college-level classes or attend a class taught by a community 18 college-employed instructor during the summer and outside of 19 the regular school year through a contractual agreement between 20 a community college and a school district under the future 21 ready Iowa initiative: 22 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 600,000 23 Sec. 5. 2017 Iowa Acts, chapter 172, section 50, subsection 24 12C, as enacted by 2018 Iowa Acts, chapter 1163, section 4, is 25 amended to read as follows: 26 12C. POSTSECONDARY SUMMER CLASSES FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS 27 PROGRAM 28 For support costs associated with the creation of a program 29 to provide additional funds for resident high school pupils 30 enrolled in grades 9-12 to attend a community college for 31 college-level classes or attend a class taught by a community 32 college-employed instructor during the summer and outside of 33 the regular school year through a contractual agreement between 34 a community college and a school district under the future 35 -3- LSB 2261YC (3) 88 ns/tm 3/ 4
H.F. _____ ready Iowa initiative: 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 600,000 2 Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys received by the 3 department pursuant to this subsection that remain unencumbered 4 or unobligated at the close of the fiscal year shall not revert 5 but shall remain available for expenditure for the purposes 6 specified in this subsection for the following fiscal year. 7 Sec. 6. EFFECTIVE DATE. The following, being deemed of 8 immediate importance, take effect upon enactment: 9 The section of this Act amending 2017 Iowa Acts, chapter 10 172, section 50, subsection 12C, as enacted by 2018 Iowa Acts, 11 chapter 1163, section 4. 12 EXPLANATION 13 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 14 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 15 This bill appropriates moneys from the general fund of the 16 state for FY 2019-2020 to the economic development authority 17 for allocation to the Iowa commission on volunteer service 18 to establish a volunteer mentor program; to the department 19 of workforce development for a summer youth intern pilot 20 program, a future ready Iowa coordinator, and the Iowa employer 21 innovation fund; to the college student aid commission for the 22 future ready Iowa skilled workforce last-dollar scholarship 23 fund, the future ready Iowa skilled workforce grant fund, and 24 the administration of the programs; and to the department of 25 education for a statewide clearinghouse to expand work-based 26 learning and a program for postsecondary summer classes for 27 high school students. 28 The bill also provides that a 2018 appropriation made to the 29 department of education for a program for postsecondary summer 30 classes for high school students shall not revert but shall 31 remain available for expenditure for the following fiscal year. 32 This provision of the bill takes effect upon enactment. 33 -4- LSB 2261YC (3) 88 ns/tm 4/ 4