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Introduced
SENATE
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172
BY
SINCLAIR
A
BILL
FOR
An
Act
relating
to
public
school
funding
by
establishing
the
1
state
percent
of
growth
and
the
categorical
state
percent
of
2
growth
for
the
budget
year
beginning
July
1,
2019,
modifying
3
provisions
relating
to
the
property
tax
replacement
4
payments,
and
including
effective
date
provisions.
5
BE
IT
ENACTED
BY
THE
GENERAL
ASSEMBLY
OF
THE
STATE
OF
IOWA:
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Section
1.
Section
257.8,
subsections
1
and
2,
Code
2019,
1
are
amended
to
read
as
follows:
2
1.
State
percent
of
growth.
The
state
percent
of
growth
for
3
the
budget
year
beginning
July
1,
2016,
is
two
and
twentyfive
4
hundredths
percent.
The
state
percent
of
growth
for
the
budget
5
year
beginning
July
1,
2017,
is
one
and
eleven
hundredths
6
percent.
The
state
percent
of
growth
for
the
budget
year
7
beginning
July
1,
2018,
is
one
percent.
The
state
percent
of
8
growth
for
the
budget
year
beginning
July
1,
2019,
is
two
and
9
six
hundredths
percent.
The
state
percent
of
growth
for
each
10
subsequent
budget
year
shall
be
established
by
statute
which
11
shall
be
enacted
within
thirty
days
of
the
transmission
of
the
12
governor’s
budget
required
by
February
1
under
section
8.21
13
during
the
regular
legislative
session
beginning
in
the
base
14
year.
15
2.
Categorical
state
percent
of
growth.
The
categorical
16
state
percent
of
growth
for
the
budget
year
beginning
July
17
1,
2016,
is
two
and
twentyfive
hundredths
percent.
The
18
categorical
state
percent
of
growth
for
the
budget
year
19
beginning
July
1,
2017,
is
one
and
eleven
hundredths
percent.
20
The
categorical
state
percent
of
growth
for
the
budget
year
21
beginning
July
1,
2018,
is
one
percent.
The
categorical
state
22
percent
of
growth
for
the
budget
year
beginning
July
1,
2019,
23
is
two
and
six
hundredths
percent.
The
categorical
state
24
percent
of
growth
for
each
budget
year
shall
be
established
25
by
statute
which
shall
be
enacted
within
thirty
days
of
the
26
transmission
of
the
governor’s
budget
required
by
February
27
1
under
section
8.21
during
the
regular
legislative
session
28
beginning
in
the
base
year.
The
categorical
state
percent
of
29
growth
may
include
state
percents
of
growth
for
the
teacher
30
salary
supplement,
the
professional
development
supplement,
31
the
early
intervention
supplement,
and
the
teacher
leadership
32
supplement.
33
Sec.
2.
Section
257.16B,
subsection
1,
Code
2019,
is
amended
34
to
read
as
follows:
35
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1.
For
each
fiscal
year
beginning
on
or
after
July
1,
2013
1
2017
,
there
is
appropriated
from
the
general
fund
of
the
state
2
to
the
department
of
education
an
amount
necessary
to
make
all
3
school
district
property
tax
replacement
payments
under
this
4
section
,
as
calculated
in
subsection
2
.
5
Sec.
3.
Section
257.16B,
subsection
2,
paragraphs
a,
b,
c,
6
and
d,
Code
2019,
are
amended
by
striking
the
paragraphs.
7
Sec.
4.
Section
257.16B,
subsection
2,
paragraph
f,
8
unnumbered
paragraph
1,
Code
2019,
is
amended
to
read
as
9
follows:
10
For
each
the
budget
year
beginning
on
or
after
July
1,
2018,
11
the
department
of
management
shall
calculate
for
each
school
12
district
all
of
the
following:
13
Sec.
5.
Section
257.16B,
subsection
2,
paragraph
f,
14
subparagraph
(3),
Code
2019,
is
amended
to
read
as
follows:
15
(3)
The
amount
of
each
school
district’s
property
tax
16
replacement
payment.
Each
school
district’s
property
tax
17
replacement
payment
equals
the
school
district’s
weighted
18
enrollment
for
the
budget
year
beginning
July
1,
2018,
19
multiplied
by
the
remainder
of
the
amount
calculated
for
20
the
school
district
under
subparagraph
(2)
minus
the
amount
21
calculated
for
the
school
district
under
subparagraph
(1).
22
Sec.
6.
Section
257.16B,
subsection
2,
Code
2019,
is
amended
23
by
adding
the
following
new
paragraph:
24
NEW
PARAGRAPH
.
g.
For
each
budget
year
beginning
on
25
or
after
July
1,
2019,
the
department
of
management
shall
26
calculate
for
each
school
district
all
of
the
following:
27
(1)
The
regular
program
state
cost
per
pupil
for
the
budget
28
year
beginning
July
1,
2012,
multiplied
by
one
hundred
percent
29
less
the
regular
program
foundation
base
per
pupil
percentage
30
pursuant
to
section
257.1.
31
(2)
The
regular
program
state
cost
per
pupil
for
the
budget
32
year
beginning
July
1,
2019,
multiplied
by
one
hundred
percent
33
less
the
regular
program
foundation
base
per
pupil
percentage
34
pursuant
to
section
257.1.
35
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(3)
The
amount
of
each
school
district’s
property
tax
1
replacement
payment.
Each
school
district’s
property
tax
2
replacement
payment
equals
the
school
district’s
weighted
3
enrollment
for
the
budget
year
multiplied
by
the
remainder
4
of
the
amount
calculated
for
the
school
district
under
5
subparagraph
(2)
minus
the
amount
calculated
for
the
school
6
district
under
subparagraph
(1).
7
Sec.
7.
EFFECTIVE
DATE.
This
Act,
being
deemed
of
immediate
8
importance,
takes
effect
upon
enactment.
9
EXPLANATION
10
The
inclusion
of
this
explanation
does
not
constitute
agreement
with
11
the
explanation’s
substance
by
the
members
of
the
general
assembly.
12
This
bill
relates
to
public
school
funding
by
establishing
13
the
state
percent
of
growth
and
the
categorical
state
percent
14
of
growth
for
the
budget
year
beginning
July
1,
2019,
and
15
modifying
provisions
relating
to
the
property
tax
replacement
16
payments.
17
The
bill
establishes
a
state
percent
of
growth
of
2.06
18
percent
for
the
budget
year
beginning
July
1,
2019.
The
19
state
percent
of
growth
is
used
to
calculate
the
amount
20
of
supplemental
state
aid
for
a
budget
year
as
part
of
the
21
state
school
foundation
program.
The
bill
also
establishes
22
a
categorical
state
percent
of
growth
of
2.06
percent
for
23
the
budget
year
beginning
July
1,
2019.
The
categorical
24
state
percent
of
growth
is
used
to
calculate
the
amount
of
25
supplemental
state
aid
for
each
of
the
categorical
funding
26
supplements.
27
Code
section
257.16B
provides
for
school
district
property
28
tax
replacement
payments.
For
each
budget
year
beginning
on
29
or
after
July
1,
2018,
each
school
district’s
property
tax
30
replacement
payment
amount
is
equal
to
the
school
district’s
31
weighted
enrollment
for
the
budget
year
multiplied
by
the
32
difference
of
the
following:
(1)
the
regular
program
state
33
cost
per
pupil
for
the
budget
year
beginning
July
1,
2018,
34
multiplied
by
100
percent
less
the
regular
program
foundation
35
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base
per
pupil
percentage;
and
(2)
the
regular
program
state
1
cost
per
pupil
for
the
budget
year
beginning
July
1,
2012,
2
multiplied
by
100
percent
less
the
regular
program
foundation
3
base
per
pupil
percentage.
The
regular
program
foundation
base
4
per
pupil
percentage
is
87.5
percent.
5
The
bill
modifies
the
property
tax
replacement
payment
6
calculation
for
budget
years
beginning
on
or
after
July
1,
7
2019.
For
budget
years
beginning
on
or
after
July
1,
2019,
8
each
school
district’s
property
tax
replacement
payment
amount
9
is
equal
to
the
school
district’s
weighted
enrollment
for
the
10
budget
year
multiplied
by
the
difference
of
the
following:
(1)
11
the
regular
program
state
cost
per
pupil
for
the
budget
year
12
beginning
July
1,
2019,
multiplied
by
100
percent
less
the
13
regular
program
foundation
base
per
pupil
percentage;
and
(2)
14
the
regular
program
state
cost
per
pupil
for
the
budget
year
15
beginning
July
1,
2012,
multiplied
by
100
percent
less
the
16
regular
program
foundation
base
per
pupil
percentage.
17
The
bill
takes
effect
upon
enactment.
18
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