Senate File 2081 - Introduced SENATE FILE 2081 BY COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION (SUCCESSOR TO SSB 3002) A BILL FOR An Act relating to disbursements from the computer science 1 professional development incentive fund and including 2 applicability provisions. 3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 4 TLSB 5123SV (1) 89 jda/jh
S.F. 2081 Section 1. Section 284.6A, Code 2022, is amended by adding 1 the following new subsection: 2 NEW SUBSECTION . 2A. A recipient of a grant under subsection 3 2 may receive moneys from the fund for expenses the recipient 4 incurs during the fiscal year in which the department awards 5 the grant through September 30 of the following year. 6 Sec. 2. APPLICABILITY. This Act applies to grants the 7 department of education awards from the computer science 8 professional development incentive fund on or after the 9 effective date of this Act. 10 EXPLANATION 11 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 12 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 13 This bill relates to disbursements from the computer science 14 professional development incentive fund. 15 Current law authorizes the department of education 16 to award grants from the computer science professional 17 development incentive fund to school districts, accredited 18 nonpublic schools, and area education agencies to provide 19 proven professional development activities for teachers in 20 the area of computer science education. Current law also 21 authorizes the department to award grants from the fund to 22 school districts and accredited nonpublic schools to provide 23 tuition reimbursement for teachers seeking endorsements or 24 authorizations for computer science. 25 The bill provides that recipients of a grant from the fund 26 may receive moneys for expenses incurred during the fiscal year 27 in which the department awards the grant through September 30 28 of the following year. 29 The bill applies to grants from the fund on or after the 30 effective date of the bill. 31 -1- LSB 5123SV (1) 89 jda/jh 1/ 1