Senate Study Bill 1221 - Introduced SENATE FILE _____ BY (PROPOSED COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT BILL BY CHAIRPERSON ROZENBOOM) A BILL FOR An Act relating to the acquisition, donation, or sale of real 1 property for specified purposes. 2 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 3 TLSB 2753XC (4) 88 js/rn
S.F. _____ Section 1. Section 2.48, subsection 3, paragraph e, 1 subparagraph (6), Code 2019, is amended by striking the 2 subparagraph. 3 Sec. 2. Section 422.33, subsection 25, Code 2019, is amended 4 by striking the subsection. 5 Sec. 3. Section 455B.291, subsection 9, paragraph a, Code 6 2019, is amended to read as follows: 7 a. In the context of water pollution control facilities, 8 the acquisition, construction, reconstruction, extension, 9 equipping, improvement, or rehabilitation of any works and 10 facilities useful for the collection, treatment, and disposal 11 of sewage and industrial waste in a sanitary manner including 12 treatment works as defined in section 212 of the Clean Water 13 Act, or the implementation and development of management 14 programs established under sections 319 and 320 of the Clean 15 Water Act, including construction and undertaking of nonpoint 16 source water pollution control projects and related development 17 activities authorized under those sections. However, on and 18 after July 1, 2019, nonpoint source water pollution control 19 projects shall not include the acquisition of real property 20 for future donation or sale to a political subdivision, the 21 department, or the federal government. 22 Sec. 4. Section 455B.295, subsection 2, Code 2019, is 23 amended to read as follows: 24 2. Each of the revolving loan funds shall include sums 25 appropriated to the revolving loan funds by the general 26 assembly, sums transferred by action of the governor under 27 section 455B.296, subsection 3 , sums allocated to the state 28 expressly for the purposes of establishing each of the 29 revolving loan funds under the Clean Water Act and the Safe 30 Drinking Water Act, all receipts by the revolving loan funds, 31 and any other sums designated for deposit to the revolving 32 loan funds from any public or private source. All moneys 33 appropriated to and deposited in the revolving loan funds 34 are appropriated and shall be used for the sole purpose of 35 -1- LSB 2753XC (4) 88 js/rn 1/ 3
S.F. _____ making loans to eligible entities to finance all or part of the 1 cost of projects, including sponsor projects under the water 2 resource restoration sponsor program established in section 3 455B.199 . The moneys appropriated to and deposited in the 4 water pollution control works revolving loan fund shall not 5 be used to pay the nonfederal share of the cost of projects 6 receiving grants under the Clean Water Act. Land purchased 7 by a private entity with the assistance of revolving loan 8 funds shall not be acquired by a political subdivision or the 9 department after July 1, 2019. The moneys in the revolving 10 loan funds are not considered part of the general fund of 11 the state, are not subject to appropriation for any other 12 purpose by the general assembly, and in determining a general 13 fund balance shall not be included in the general fund of the 14 state but shall remain in the revolving loan funds to be used 15 for their respective purposes. The revolving loan funds are 16 separate dedicated funds under the administration and control 17 of the authority and subject to section 16.31 . Moneys on 18 deposit in the revolving loan funds shall be invested by the 19 treasurer of state in cooperation with the authority, and the 20 income from the investments shall be credited to and deposited 21 in the appropriate revolving loan funds. 22 Sec. 5. REPEAL. Section 422.11W, Code 2019, is repealed. 23 EXPLANATION 24 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 25 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 26 This bill relates to the acquisition, donation, or sale of 27 real property for specified purposes. 28 Current law allows a person or corporation to claim a 29 tax credit for a charitable conservation contribution to a 30 qualified organization made exclusively for conservation 31 purposes. The bill repeals that tax credit. 32 The bill prohibits water pollution control projects from 33 including the acquisition of real property for future donation 34 or sale to a political subdivision, the department of natural 35 -2- LSB 2753XC (4) 88 js/rn 2/ 3
S.F. _____ resources, or the federal government on and after July 1, 1 2019. The bill also prohibits a political subdivision or the 2 department from acquiring land that was purchased by a private 3 entity with the assistance of revolving loan funds under the 4 federal Clean Water Act or Safe Drinking Water Act. 5 -3- LSB 2753XC (4) 88 js/rn 3/ 3