House Study Bill 101 - Introduced HOUSE FILE _____ BY (PROPOSED COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION BILL BY CHAIRPERSON BEST) A BILL FOR An Act relating to certain reporting dates for cities which 1 receive road use tax fund moneys. 2 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 3 TLSB 2086YC (2) 89 th/ns
H.F. _____ Section 1. Section 312.14, Code 2021, is amended to read as 1 follows: 2 312.14 Cities to submit report. 3 Cities in the state which receive allotments of funds from 4 road use tax funds shall prepare and deliver on or before 5 September 30 December 1 each year to the department an annual 6 report showing all street receipts and expenditures for the 7 city for the previous fiscal year. The report shall include 8 a detailed cost accounting of all instances of the use of 9 day labor or public or private contracts for construction, 10 reconstruction, or improvement projects on the municipal 11 street system during the previous fiscal year, in the manner 12 prescribed by rule of the department under section 314.1A . The 13 report shall also include the costs of purchasing, leasing, or 14 renting construction or maintenance equipment and an accounting 15 of the use of such equipment for construction, reconstruction, 16 or improvement projects on the municipal street system during 17 the previous fiscal year. 18 Sec. 2. Section 312.15, subsection 2, Code 2021, is amended 19 to read as follows: 20 2. If a city has not complied with the provisions of section 21 312.14 , the treasurer of state shall withhold funds allocated 22 to the city until the city complies. If a city has not complied 23 with the provisions of section 312.14 by December 31 March 1 24 following the date the report was required, funds shall not 25 be allocated to the city until the city has complied and all 26 funds withheld under this subsection shall revert to the street 27 construction fund of the cities. 28 EXPLANATION 29 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 30 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 31 Current law requires cities which receive road use tax fund 32 moneys to prepare and deliver on or before September 30 each 33 year to the department of transportation an annual report 34 showing all street receipts and expenditures for the city for 35 -1- LSB 2086YC (2) 89 th/ns 1/ 2
H.F. _____ the previous fiscal year. If a city has not complied with the 1 reporting provisions, the treasurer of state must withhold 2 moneys allocated to the city until the city complies. If a 3 city has not complied with the reporting provisions by December 4 31, moneys shall not be allocated to the city until the city 5 has complied and all moneys withheld revert to the street 6 construction fund of the cities. 7 This bill changes the reporting date for cities from 8 September 30 to December 1 each year and the date on which 9 moneys revert to the street construction fund of the cities 10 from December 31 to March 1 each year. 11 -2- LSB 2086YC (2) 89 th/ns 2/ 2