Senate File 539 - Reprinted SENATE FILE 539 BY COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS (SUCCESSOR TO SSB 1217) (As Amended and Passed by the Senate June 22, 2011 ) A BILL FOR An Act relating to the funding of, the operation of, and 1 appropriation of moneys to the college student aid 2 commission, the department for the blind, the department of 3 education, and the state board of regents, and providing 4 for related matters, for penalties and remedies, and for 5 effective date, applicability, and retroactive applicability 6 provisions. 7 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 8 SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm
S.F. 539 DIVISION I 1 FY 2011-2012 APPROPRIATIONS 2 DEPARTMENT FOR THE BLIND 3 Section 1. ADMINISTRATION. There is appropriated from the 4 general fund of the state to the department for the blind for 5 the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2011, and ending June 30, 6 2012, the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, 7 to be used for the purposes designated: 8 1. For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous 9 purposes, and for not more than the following full-time 10 equivalent positions: 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,691,815 12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 88.00 13 2. For costs associated with universal access to audio 14 information over the phone on demand for blind and print 15 handicapped Iowans: 16 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 50,000 17 COLLEGE STUDENT AID COMMISSION 18 Sec. 2. There is appropriated from the general fund of the 19 state to the college student aid commission for the fiscal year 20 beginning July 1, 2011, and ending June 30, 2012, the following 21 amounts, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be used for 22 the purposes designated: 23 1. GENERAL ADMINISTRATION 24 For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, 25 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent 26 positions: 27 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 232,943 28 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 3.95 29 2. STUDENT AID PROGRAMS 30 For payments to students for the Iowa grant program 31 established in section 261.93: 32 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 791,177 33 3. DES MOINES UNIVERSITY —— HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL 34 RECRUITMENT PROGRAM 35 -1- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 1/ 74
S.F. 539 For forgivable loans to Iowa students attending Des Moines 1 university —— osteopathic medical center under the forgivable 2 loan program pursuant to section 261.19: 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 325,973 4 4. NATIONAL GUARD EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM 5 For purposes of providing national guard educational 6 assistance under the program established in section 261.86: 7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 3,186,233 8 5. TEACHER SHORTAGE LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM 9 For the teacher shortage loan forgiveness program 10 established in section 261.112: 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 392,452 12 6. ALL IOWA OPPORTUNITY FOSTER CARE GRANT PROGRAM 13 For purposes of the all Iowa opportunity foster care grant 14 program established pursuant to section 261.6: 15 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 554,057 16 7. ALL IOWA OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM 17 a. For purposes of the all Iowa opportunity scholarship 18 program established pursuant to section 261.87: 19 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,240,854 20 b. If the moneys appropriated by the general assembly to the 21 college student aid commission for fiscal year 2011-2012 for 22 purposes of the all Iowa opportunity scholarship program exceed 23 $500,000, “eligible institution” as defined in section 261.87, 24 shall, during fiscal year 2011-2012, include accredited private 25 institutions as defined in section 261.9, subsection 1. 26 8. REGISTERED NURSE AND NURSE EDUCATOR LOAN FORGIVENESS 27 PROGRAM 28 a. For purposes of the registered nurse and nurse educator 29 loan forgiveness program established pursuant to section 30 261.23: 31 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 80,852 32 b. It is the intent of the general assembly that the 33 commission continue to consider moneys allocated pursuant to 34 this subsection as moneys that meet the state matching funds 35 -2- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 2/ 74
S.F. 539 requirements of the federal leveraging educational assistance 1 program and the federal supplemental leveraging educational 2 assistance program established under the Higher Education Act 3 of 1965, as amended. 4 9. BARBER AND COSMETOLOGY ARTS AND SCIENCES TUITION GRANT 5 PROGRAM 6 For purposes of the barber and cosmetology arts and sciences 7 tuition grant program established pursuant to section 261.18: 8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 36,938 9 Sec. 3. CHIROPRACTIC LOAN FUNDS. Notwithstanding section 10 261.72, the moneys deposited in the chiropractic loan 11 revolving fund created pursuant to section 261.72 may be used 12 for purposes of the chiropractic loan forgiveness program 13 established in section 261.73. 14 Sec. 4. WORK-STUDY APPROPRIATION FOR FY 2011-2012. 15 Notwithstanding section 261.85, for the fiscal year beginning 16 July 1, 2011, and ending June 30, 2012, the amount appropriated 17 from the general fund of the state to the college student aid 18 commission for the work-study program under section 261.85 19 shall be zero. 20 Sec. 5. NATIONAL GUARD EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FY 21 2010-2011. There is appropriated from the general fund of the 22 state to the college student aid commission for the fiscal year 23 beginning July 1, 2010, and ending June 30, 2011, the following 24 amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the 25 purposes designated: 26 For purposes of providing educational assistance for the 27 fiscal year beginning July 1, 2011, under the national guard 28 educational assistance program established in section 261.86: 29 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 500,000 30 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION 31 Sec. 6. There is appropriated from the general fund of 32 the state to the department of education for the fiscal year 33 beginning July 1, 2011, and ending June 30, 2012, the following 34 amounts, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be used for 35 -3- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 3/ 74
S.F. 539 the purposes designated: 1 1. GENERAL ADMINISTRATION 2 For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, 3 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent 4 positions: 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 5,913,812 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 81.67 7 2. VOCATIONAL EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION 8 For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, 9 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent 10 positions: 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 449,276 12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 11.50 13 3. VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SERVICES DIVISION 14 a. For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous 15 purposes, and for not more than the following full-time 16 equivalent positions: 17 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 4,963,168 18 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 255.00 19 b. For matching funds for programs to enable persons 20 with severe physical or mental disabilities to function more 21 independently, including salaries and support, and for not more 22 than the following full-time equivalent position: 23 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 39,128 24 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 1.00 25 c. For the entrepreneurs with disabilities program 26 established pursuant to section 259.4, subsection 9: 27 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 145,535 28 d. For costs associated with centers for independent 29 living: 30 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 40,294 31 4. STATE LIBRARY 32 a. For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous 33 purposes, and for not more than the following full-time 34 equivalent positions: 35 -4- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 4/ 74
S.F. 539 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,209,619 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 17.00 2 b. For the enrich Iowa program established under section 3 256.57: 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,674,227 5 5. LIBRARY SERVICE AREA SYSTEM 6 For state aid: 7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,005,444 8 6. PUBLIC BROADCASTING DIVISION 9 For salaries, support, maintenance, capital expenditures, 10 miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following 11 full-time equivalent positions: 12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 6,654,021 13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 82.00 14 7. REGIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCILS 15 For state aid: 16 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 992,913 17 The regional telecommunications councils established 18 in section 8D.5 shall use the moneys appropriated in this 19 subsection to provide technical assistance for network 20 classrooms, planning and troubleshooting for local area 21 networks, scheduling of video sites, and other related support 22 activities. 23 8. VOCATIONAL EDUCATION TO SECONDARY SCHOOLS 24 For reimbursement for vocational education expenditures made 25 by secondary schools: 26 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,630,134 27 Moneys appropriated in this subsection shall be used 28 to reimburse school districts for vocational education 29 expenditures made by secondary schools to meet the standards 30 set in sections 256.11, 258.4, and 260C.14. 31 9. SCHOOL FOOD SERVICE 32 For use as state matching funds for federal programs that 33 shall be disbursed according to federal regulations, including 34 salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, and for 35 -5- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 5/ 74
S.F. 539 not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,176,797 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 20.58 3 10. EARLY CHILDHOOD IOWA FUND —— GENERAL AID 4 For deposit in the school ready children grants account of 5 the early childhood Iowa fund created in section 256I.11: 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 5,386,113 7 a. From the moneys deposited in the school ready children 8 grants account for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2011, and 9 ending June 30, 2012, not more than $265,950 is allocated for 10 the early childhood Iowa office and other technical assistance 11 activities. The early childhood Iowa state board shall direct 12 staff to work with the early childhood stakeholders alliance 13 created in section 256I.12 to inventory technical assistance 14 needs. Moneys allocated under this lettered paragraph may be 15 used by the early childhood Iowa state board for the purpose of 16 skills development and support for ongoing training of staff. 17 However, except as otherwise provided in this subsection, 18 moneys shall not be used for additional staff or for the 19 reimbursement of staff. 20 b. As a condition of receiving moneys appropriated in 21 this subsection, each early childhood Iowa area board shall 22 report to the early childhood Iowa state board progress on 23 each of the local indicators approved by the area board. Each 24 early childhood Iowa area board must also submit an annual 25 budget for the area’s comprehensive school ready children 26 grant developed for providing services for children from birth 27 through five years of age, and provide other information 28 specified by the early childhood Iowa state board, including 29 budget amendments as needed. The early childhood Iowa state 30 board shall establish a submission deadline for the annual 31 budget and any budget amendments that allow a reasonable period 32 of time for preparation by the early childhood Iowa area boards 33 and for review and approval or request for modification of 34 the materials by the early childhood Iowa state board. In 35 -6- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 6/ 74
S.F. 539 addition, each early childhood Iowa area board must continue to 1 comply with reporting provisions and other requirements adopted 2 by the early childhood Iowa state board in implementing section 3 256I.9. 4 c. Of the amount appropriated in this subsection for 5 deposit in the school ready children grants account of the 6 early childhood Iowa fund, $2,318,018 shall be used for efforts 7 to improve the quality of early care, health, and education 8 programs. Moneys allocated pursuant to this paragraph may be 9 used for additional staff and for the reimbursement of staff. 10 The early childhood Iowa state board may reserve a portion 11 of the allocation, not to exceed $88,650, for the technical 12 assistance expenses of the early childhood Iowa state office, 13 including the reimbursement of staff, and shall distribute 14 the remainder to early childhood Iowa areas for local quality 15 improvement efforts through a methodology identified by the 16 early childhood Iowa state board to make the most productive 17 use of the funding, which may include use of the distribution 18 formula, grants, or other means. 19 d. Of the amount appropriated in this subsection for 20 deposit in the school ready children grants account of 21 the early childhood Iowa fund, $825,030 shall be used for 22 support of professional development and training activities 23 for persons working in early care, health, and education by 24 the early childhood Iowa state board in collaboration with 25 the professional development component group of the early 26 childhood Iowa stakeholders alliance maintained pursuant to 27 section 256I.12, subsection 7, paragraph “b”, and the early 28 childhood Iowa area boards. Expenditures shall be limited to 29 professional development and training activities agreed upon by 30 the parties participating in the collaboration. 31 11. EARLY CHILDHOOD IOWA FUND —— PRESCHOOL TUITION 32 ASSISTANCE 33 a. For deposit in the school ready children grants account 34 of the early childhood Iowa fund created in section 256I.11: 35 -7- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 7/ 74
S.F. 539 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 5,428,877 1 b. The amount appropriated in this subsection shall be 2 used for early care, health, and education programs to assist 3 low-income parents with tuition for preschool and other 4 supportive services for children ages three, four, and five 5 who are not attending kindergarten in order to increase the 6 basic family income eligibility requirement to not more than 7 200 percent of the federal poverty level. In addition, if 8 sufficient funding is available after addressing the needs of 9 those who meet the basic income eligibility requirement, an 10 early childhood Iowa area board may provide for eligibility 11 for those with a family income in excess of the basic income 12 eligibility requirement through use of a sliding scale or other 13 copayment provisions. 14 12. EARLY CHILDHOOD IOWA FUND —— FAMILY SUPPORT AND PARENT 15 EDUCATION 16 a. For deposit in the school ready children grants account 17 of the early childhood Iowa fund created in section 256I.11: 18 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 12,364,434 19 b. The amount appropriated in this subsection shall be 20 used for family support services and parent education programs 21 targeted to families expecting a child or with newborn and 22 infant children through age five and shall be distributed using 23 the distribution formula approved by the early childhood Iowa 24 state board and shall be used by an early childhood Iowa area 25 board only for family support services and parent education 26 programs targeted to families expecting a child or with newborn 27 and infant children through age five. 28 13. BIRTH TO AGE THREE SERVICES 29 For expansion of the federal Individuals with Disabilities 30 Education Improvement Act of 2004, Pub. L. No. 108-446, as 31 amended to January 1, 2011, birth through age three services 32 due to increased numbers of children qualifying for those 33 services: 34 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,721,400 35 -8- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 8/ 74
S.F. 539 From the moneys appropriated in this subsection, $383,769 1 shall be allocated to the child health specialty clinic at the 2 state university of Iowa to provide additional support for 3 infants and toddlers who are born prematurely, drug-exposed, or 4 medically fragile. 5 14. TEXTBOOKS OF NONPUBLIC SCHOOL PUPILS 6 To provide moneys for costs of providing textbooks to each 7 resident pupil who attends a nonpublic school as authorized by 8 section 301.1: 9 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 560,214 10 Funding under this subsection is limited to $20 per pupil and 11 shall not exceed the comparable services offered to resident 12 public school pupils. 13 15. CORE CURRICULUM AND CAREER INFORMATION AND 14 DECISION-MAKING SYSTEM 15 For purposes of implementing the statewide core curriculum 16 for school districts and accredited nonpublic schools and a 17 state-designated career information and decision-making system: 18 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,000,000 19 16. STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT AND TEACHER QUALITY PROGRAM 20 For purposes of the student achievement and teacher quality 21 program established pursuant to chapter 284, and for not more 22 than the following full-time equivalent positions: 23 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 4,785,000 24 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 2.00 25 17. COMMUNITY COLLEGES 26 a. For general state financial aid to merged areas as 27 defined in section 260C.2 in accordance with chapters 258 and 28 260C: 29 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $163,774,647 30 Notwithstanding the allocation formula in section 260C.18C, 31 the funds appropriated in this subsection shall be allocated 32 as follows: 33 (1) Merged Area I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 8,164,628 34 (2) Merged Area II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 8,653,675 35 -9- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 9/ 74
S.F. 539 (3) Merged Area III . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 7,965,666 1 (4) Merged Area IV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 3,913,107 2 (5) Merged Area V . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 9,010,347 3 (6) Merged Area VI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 7,621,843 4 (7) Merged Area VII . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 11,387,434 5 (8) Merged Area IX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 14,181,538 6 (9) Merged Area X . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 25,053,587 7 (10) Merged Area XI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 25,338,428 8 (11) Merged Area XII . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 9,291,308 9 (12) Merged Area XIII . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 9,595,296 10 (13) Merged Area XIV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 3,975,456 11 (14) Merged Area XV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 12,456,924 12 (15) Merged Area XVI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 7,165,410 13 b. For distribution to community colleges to supplement 14 faculty salaries: 15 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 500,000 16 c. For deposit in the workforce training and economic 17 development funds created pursuant to section 260C.18A: 18 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 5,000,000 19 Sec. 7. BOARD OF EDUCATIONAL EXAMINERS LICENSING 20 FEES. Notwithstanding section 272.10, subsection 2, in 21 addition to the percentage of licensing fees required to 22 be deposited with the treasurer of state and credited to 23 the general fund of the state pursuant to section 272.10, 24 subsection 2, the executive director of the board of 25 educational examiners shall, at the close of the fiscal year 26 beginning July 1, 2010, transfer to the department of education 27 the following amounts for the following purposes: 28 1. For purposes of vocational education administration 29 salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes: 30 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 110,521 31 2. For purposes of vocational rehabilitation services 32 division salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous 33 purposes: 34 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 176,789 35 -10- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 10/ 74
S.F. 539 Sec. 8. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TRANSFERS. There is 1 transferred between the following designated appropriations 2 made to the department of education for the fiscal year 3 beginning July 1, 2010, and ending June 30, 2011, not more than 4 the following amounts: 5 From the appropriation made for purposes of the student 6 achievement and teacher quality program in 2010 Iowa Acts, 7 chapter 1183, section 6, subsection 18, as follows: 8 1. To the appropriation made for purposes of vocational 9 education administration in 2010 Iowa Acts, chapter 1183, 10 section 6, subsection 2: 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 110,521 12 2. To the appropriation made for purposes of vocational 13 education to secondary schools in 2010 Iowa Acts, chapter 1183, 14 section 6, subsection 8: 15 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 39,458 16 3. To the appropriation made for purposes of school food 17 service in 2010 Iowa Acts, chapter 1183, section 6, subsection 18 9: 19 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 55,739 20 STATE BOARD OF REGENTS 21 Sec. 9. There is appropriated from the general fund of 22 the state to the state board of regents for the fiscal year 23 beginning July 1, 2011, and ending June 30, 2012, the following 24 amounts, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be used for 25 the purposes designated: 26 1. OFFICE OF STATE BOARD OF REGENTS 27 a. For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous 28 purposes, and for not more than the following full-time 29 equivalent positions: 30 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,073,284 31 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 15.00 32 (1) The state board of regents shall submit a monthly 33 financial report in a format agreed upon by the state board of 34 regents office and the legislative services agency. 35 -11- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 11/ 74
S.F. 539 (2) The state board of regents may transfer funding received 1 under paragraphs “b”, “c”, and “d” to any of the centers 2 specified in paragraph “b”, “c”, or “d” if the board notifies 3 the general assembly in writing, including both the legislative 4 council and the legislative services agency, of the amount, the 5 date, and the purpose of the transfer. 6 b. For moneys to be allocated to the southwest Iowa graduate 7 studies center: 8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 88,151 9 c. For moneys to be allocated to the siouxland interstate 10 metropolitan planning council for the tristate graduate center 11 under section 262.9, subsection 22: 12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 67,119 13 d. For moneys to be allocated to the quad-cities graduate 14 studies center: 15 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 130,786 16 e. For moneys to be distributed to Iowa public radio for 17 public radio operations: 18 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 394,612 19 2. STATE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA 20 a. General university, including lakeside laboratory 21 For salaries, support, maintenance, equipment, miscellaneous 22 purposes, and for not more than the following full-time 23 equivalent positions: 24 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $211,367,829 25 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 5,058.55 26 b. Oakdale campus 27 For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, 28 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent 29 positions: 30 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,203,557 31 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 38.25 32 c. State hygienic laboratory 33 For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, 34 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent 35 -12- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 12/ 74
S.F. 539 positions: 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 3,564,211 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 102.50 3 d. Family practice program 4 For allocation by the dean of the college of medicine, with 5 approval of the advisory board, to qualified participants 6 to carry out the provisions of chapter 148D for the family 7 practice program, including salaries and support, and for not 8 more than the following full-time equivalent positions: 9 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,802,167 10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 190.40 11 e. Child health care services 12 For specialized child health care services, including 13 childhood cancer diagnostic and treatment network programs, 14 rural comprehensive care for hemophilia patients, and the 15 Iowa high-risk infant follow-up program, including salaries 16 and support, and for not more than the following full-time 17 equivalent positions: 18 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 664,583 19 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 57.97 20 f. Statewide cancer registry 21 For the statewide cancer registry, and for not more than the 22 following full-time equivalent positions: 23 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 150,210 24 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 2.10 25 g. Substance abuse consortium 26 For moneys to be allocated to the Iowa consortium for 27 substance abuse research and evaluation, and for not more than 28 the following full-time equivalent position: 29 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 55,961 30 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 1.00 31 h. Center for biocatalysis 32 For the center for biocatalysis, and for not more than the 33 following full-time equivalent positions: 34 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 729,354 35 -13- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 13/ 74
S.F. 539 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 6.28 1 i. Primary health care initiative 2 For the primary health care initiative in the college 3 of medicine, and for not more than the following full-time 4 equivalent positions: 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 653,975 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 5.89 7 From the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph, 8 $254,889 shall be allocated to the department of family 9 practice at the state university of Iowa college of medicine 10 for family practice faculty and support staff. 11 j. Birth defects registry 12 For the birth defects registry, and for not more than the 13 following full-time equivalent position: 14 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 38,585 15 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 1.00 16 k. Larned A. Waterman Iowa nonprofit resource center 17 For the Larned A. Waterman Iowa nonprofit resource center, 18 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent 19 positions: 20 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 163,803 21 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 2.75 22 l. Iowa online advanced placement academy science, 23 technology, engineering, and mathematics initiative 24 For the establishment of the Iowa online advanced placement 25 academy science, technology, engineering, and mathematics 26 initiative: 27 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 485,595 28 3. IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 29 a. General university 30 For salaries, support, maintenance, equipment, miscellaneous 31 purposes, and for not more than the following full-time 32 equivalent positions: 33 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $165,622,833 34 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 3,647.42 35 -14- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 14/ 74
S.F. 539 b. Agricultural experiment station 1 For the agricultural experiment station salaries, support, 2 maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the 3 following full-time equivalent positions: 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 28,330,420 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 546.98 6 c. Cooperative extension service in agriculture and home 7 economics 8 For the cooperative extension service in agriculture and 9 home economics salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous 10 purposes, and for not more than the following full-time 11 equivalent positions: 12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 18,076,163 13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 383.34 14 d. Leopold center 15 For agricultural research grants at Iowa state university of 16 science and technology under section 266.39B, and for not more 17 than the following full-time equivalent positions: 18 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 400,507 19 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 11.25 20 e. Livestock disease research 21 For deposit in and the use of the livestock disease research 22 fund under section 267.8: 23 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 174,189 24 4. UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA 25 a. General university 26 For salaries, support, maintenance, equipment, miscellaneous 27 purposes, and for not more than the following full-time 28 equivalent positions: 29 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 75,315,580 30 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 1,447.50 31 b. Recycling and reuse center 32 For purposes of the recycling and reuse center, and for not 33 more than the following full-time equivalent positions: 34 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 176,619 35 -15- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 15/ 74
S.F. 539 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 3.00 1 c. Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) 2 collaborative initiative 3 For purposes of establishing a science, technology, 4 engineering, and mathematics (STEM) collaborative initiative, 5 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent 6 positions: 7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,748,141 8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 6.20 9 (1) From the moneys appropriated in this lettered 10 paragraph, up to $282,000 shall be allocated for salaries, 11 staffing, and institutional support. The remainder of the 12 moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph shall be 13 expended only to support activities directly related to 14 recruitment of kindergarten through grade 12 mathematics and 15 science teachers and for ongoing mathematics and science 16 programming for students enrolled in kindergarten through grade 17 12. 18 (2) The university of northern Iowa shall work with the 19 community colleges to develop STEM professional development 20 programs for community college instructors and STEM curriculum 21 development. 22 d. Real estate education program 23 For purposes of the real estate education program, and for 24 not more than the following full-time equivalent position: 25 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 126,276 26 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 1.00 27 5. STATE SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF 28 For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, 29 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent 30 positions: 31 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 8,429,893 32 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 126.60 33 6. IOWA BRAILLE AND SIGHT SAVING SCHOOL 34 For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, 35 -16- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 16/ 74
S.F. 539 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent 1 positions: 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 3,618,931 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 62.87 4 7. TUITION AND TRANSPORTATION COSTS 5 For payment to local school boards for the tuition and 6 transportation costs of students residing in the Iowa braille 7 and sight saving school and the state school for the deaf 8 pursuant to section 262.43 and for payment of certain clothing, 9 prescription, and transportation costs for students at these 10 schools pursuant to section 270.5: 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 11,854 12 8. LICENSED CLASSROOM TEACHERS 13 For distribution at the Iowa braille and sight saving school 14 and the Iowa school for the deaf based upon the average yearly 15 enrollment at each school as determined by the state board of 16 regents: 17 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 82,688 18 Sec. 10. ENERGY COST-SAVINGS PROJECTS —— FINANCING. For 19 the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2011, and ending June 30, 20 2012, the state board of regents may use notes, bonds, or 21 other evidences of indebtedness issued under section 262.48 to 22 finance projects that will result in energy cost savings in an 23 amount that will cause the state board to recover the cost of 24 the projects within an average of six years. 25 Sec. 11. PRESCRIPTION DRUG COSTS. Notwithstanding section 26 270.7, the department of administrative services shall pay 27 the state school for the deaf and the Iowa braille and sight 28 saving school the moneys collected from the counties during the 29 fiscal year beginning July 1, 2011, for expenses relating to 30 prescription drug costs for students attending the state school 31 for the deaf and the Iowa braille and sight saving school. 32 Sec. 12. Section 256I.9, subsection 2, Code 2011, is amended 33 to read as follows: 34 2. The state board shall provide maximum flexibility to 35 -17- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 17/ 74
S.F. 539 grantees for the use of the grant moneys included in a school 1 ready children grant , including but not limited to authorizing 2 an area board to use grant moneys to pay for regular audits 3 required pursuant to section 256I.5, subsection 1, if moneys 4 distributed to an area board for administrative costs are 5 insufficient to pay for the required audits . 6 Sec. 13. Section 256I.9, subsection 3, paragraph b, Code 7 2011, is amended by adding the following new unnumbered 8 paragraph: 9 NEW UNNUMBERED PARAGRAPH . It is the intent of the general 10 assembly that priority for home visitation program funding be 11 given to programs using evidence-based or promising models for 12 home visitation. 13 Sec. 14. Section 257.11, subsection 5, Code 2011, is amended 14 by striking the subsection. 15 Sec. 15. Section 261.6, subsection 2, Code 2011, is amended 16 by adding the following new paragraph: 17 NEW PARAGRAPH . d. (1) Is a resident of Iowa; is, 18 notwithstanding subsection 3, paragraph “c” , under the age of 19 twenty-six; is not a convicted felon as defined in section 20 910.15; and meets the following criteria: 21 (a) Is the child of a peace officer, as defined in section 22 97A.1, who is permanently and totally disabled and who receives 23 benefits under section 97A.6, subsection 5, or was killed in 24 the line of duty as determined by the board of trustees of the 25 Iowa department of public safety peace officers’ retirement, 26 accident, and disability system in accordance with section 27 97A.6, subsection 16. 28 (b) Is the child of a police officer or a fire fighter, 29 as defined in section 411.1, who is permanently and totally 30 disabled and who receives benefits under section 411.6, 31 subsection 5, or was killed in the line of duty as determined 32 by the statewide fire and police retirement system in 33 accordance with section 411.6, subsection 15. 34 (c) Is the child of a person described as a peace officer 35 -18- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 18/ 74
S.F. 539 under section 97B.49B or is the child of a sheriff or deputy 1 sheriff as defined in section 97B.49C, who is permanently and 2 totally disabled and who receives an in-service disability 3 retirement allowance under section 97B.50A, subsection 2, or 4 is killed in the line of duty as determined by the Iowa public 5 employees’ retirement system in accordance with section 97B.52, 6 subsection 2. 7 (2) If a student receives financial aid under any other 8 federal, state, or institutional scholarship or grant program, 9 the full amount of the other financial aid shall be applied to 10 the student’s expenses first and shall be considered part of 11 the student’s available financial resources in determining the 12 amount of the student’s award under this paragraph “d”. The 13 total financial aid for the student’s education, including 14 financial aid under any other program, shall not exceed the 15 student’s cost of attendance at the institution which the 16 student attends. 17 (3) For purposes of this paragraph “d” : 18 (a) “Approved postsecondary education or training program” 19 means a program offered by an Iowa community college or 20 institution of higher education governed by the state board of 21 regents. 22 (b) “Permanently and totally disabled” means the individual 23 is unable to engage in any substantial gainful activity 24 by reason of a medically determinable physical impairment 25 which can be expected to last for a continuous period or 26 can be expected to result in death. A certificate from a 27 qualified physician attesting to the individual’s permanent 28 and total disability must be submitted to the commission. The 29 certificate must include the name and address of the physician 30 and contain an acknowledgment that the certificate will be 31 used by the individual to qualify for educational assistance 32 pursuant to this section. 33 Sec. 16. Section 261.19, Code 2011, is amended to read as 34 follows: 35 -19- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 19/ 74
S.F. 539 261.19 Osteopathic physician Health care professional 1 recruitment program. 2 1. A physician health care professional recruitment program 3 is established , to be administered by the college student aid 4 commission , for Des Moines university —— osteopathic medical 5 center . The program shall consist of a forgivable loan program 6 and a tuition scholarship program for students and a loan 7 repayment program for physicians health care professionals . 8 The commission shall regularly adjust the physician service 9 requirement under each aspect of the program to provide, to the 10 extent possible, an equal financial benefit for each period of 11 service required. 12 2. a. Notwithstanding the administration provisions of 13 subsection 1 , the forgivable loan program established pursuant 14 to subsection 1 shall be administered by the commission in 15 conjunction with Des Moines university —— osteopathic medical 16 center. Des Moines university —— osteopathic medical center 17 shall match on an equal basis state aid appropriated for 18 purposes of the forgivable loan program. 19 b. Des Moines university —— osteopathic medical center 20 shall provide recommendations to the commission for students 21 who meet the eligibility requirements of the forgivable loan 22 program. A forgivable loan may be awarded to a resident of 23 Iowa who is enrolled at Des Moines university —— osteopathic 24 medical center if the student agrees to practice in this state 25 for a period of time to be determined by the commission at 26 the time the loan is awarded. Forgivable loans to eligible 27 students shall not become due until after the student completes 28 a residency program. Interest on the loans shall begin to 29 accrue the day following the student’s graduation date. If 30 the student completes the period of practice established by 31 the commission and agreed to by the student, the loan amount 32 shall be forgiven. The loan amount shall not be forgiven if 33 the osteopathic physician fails to complete the required time 34 period of practice in this state or fails to satisfactorily 35 -20- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 20/ 74
S.F. 539 continue in the university’s program of medical education. 1 3. A student enrolled at Des Moines university —— 2 osteopathic medical center shall be eligible for a tuition 3 scholarship for the student’s study at the university. The 4 scholarship shall be for an amount not to exceed the annual 5 tuition at the university. A student who receives a tuition 6 scholarship shall not be eligible for the loan repayment 7 program provided for by this section . A student who receives 8 a tuition scholarship shall agree to practice in an eligible 9 rural community in this state for a period of time to be 10 determined by the commission at the time the scholarship is 11 awarded. The student shall repay the scholarship to the 12 commission if the student fails to practice in a medically 13 underserved rural community in this state for the required 14 period of time. 15 4. A physician health care professional shall be eligible 16 for the physician loan repayment program if the physician 17 health care professional agrees to practice in an eligible 18 rural community in this state. Des Moines university —— 19 osteopathic medical center shall recruit and place physicians 20 health care professionals in rural communities which have 21 agreed to provide additional funds for the physician’s 22 recipient’s loan repayment. The contract for the loan 23 repayment shall stipulate the time period the physician 24 recipient shall practice in an eligible rural community in this 25 state. In addition, the contract shall stipulate that the 26 physician recipient repay any funds paid on the physician’s 27 recipient’s loan by the commission if the physician recipient 28 fails to practice in an eligible rural community in this state 29 for the required period of time. 30 3. A health care professional recruitment revolving fund 31 is created in the state treasury as a separate fund under 32 the control of the commission. The commission shall deposit 33 payments made by health care professional recruitment program 34 recipients and the proceeds from the sale of osteopathic loans 35 -21- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 21/ 74
S.F. 539 awarded pursuant to section 261.19, subsection 2, paragraph 1 “b” , Code 2011, into the health care professional recruitment 2 revolving fund. Moneys credited to the fund shall be used to 3 supplement moneys appropriated for the health care professional 4 recruitment program, for loan repayment in accordance with this 5 section, and to pay for loan or interest repayment defaults by 6 program recipients. Notwithstanding section 8.33, any balance 7 in the fund on June 30 of any fiscal year shall not revert to 8 the general fund of the state. 9 4. For purposes of this subsection , “eligible section: 10 a. “Eligible rural community” means a medically underserved 11 rural community which agrees to match state funds provided 12 on at least a dollar-for-dollar basis for the loan repayment 13 of a physician health care professional who practices in the 14 community. 15 b. “Health care professional” means a physician, physician 16 assistant, podiatrist, or physical therapist. 17 5. The commission shall adopt rules pursuant to chapter 17A 18 to administer this section . 19 Sec. 17. Section 261.25, subsections 1 through 3, Code 2011, 20 are amended to read as follows: 21 1. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state 22 to the commission for each fiscal year the sum of forty-four 23 forty-two million thirteen three hundred fifty-two thousand 24 four six hundred forty-eight eighty-seven dollars for tuition 25 grants. 26 2. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state 27 to the commission for each fiscal year the sum of four million 28 six four hundred fifty twenty-five thousand four two hundred 29 eighty-seven forty-four dollars for tuition grants for students 30 attending for-profit accredited private institutions located in 31 Iowa. A for-profit institution which, effective March 9, 2005, 32 or effective January 8, 2010, purchased an accredited private 33 institution that was exempt from taxation under section 501(c) 34 of the Internal Revenue Code, shall be an eligible institution 35 -22- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 22/ 74
S.F. 539 under the tuition grant program. For purposes of the tuition 1 grant program, “for-profit accredited private institution” means 2 an accredited private institution which is not exempt from 3 taxation under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code 4 but which otherwise meets the requirements of section 261.9, 5 subsection 1 , paragraph “b” , and whose students were eligible 6 to receive tuition grants in the fiscal year beginning July 1, 7 2003. 8 3. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state 9 to the commission for each fiscal year the sum of two million 10 four two hundred thirteen fifty thousand nine one hundred 11 fifty-nine eighty-five dollars for vocational-technical tuition 12 grants. 13 Sec. 18. Section 261E.3, subsection 1, paragraph e, Code 14 2011, is amended to read as follows: 15 e. The student shall have demonstrated proficiency in 16 reading, mathematics, and science as evidenced by achievement 17 scores on the latest administration of the state assessment for 18 which scores are available and as defined by the department. 19 However, a student receiving competent private instruction 20 under chapter 299A may demonstrate proficiency by submitting 21 the written recommendation of the licensed practitioner 22 providing supervision to the student in accordance with section 23 299A.2; may demonstrate proficiency as evidenced by achievement 24 scores on the annual achievement evaluation required under 25 section 299A.4; or may demonstrate proficiency as evidenced by 26 a selection index, which is the sum of the critical reading, 27 mathematics, and writing skills assessments, of at least one 28 hundred forty-one on the preliminary scholastic aptitude 29 test administered by the college board; a composite score 30 of at least twenty-one on the college readiness assessment 31 administered by ACT, inc.; or a sum of the critical reading 32 and mathematics scores of at least nine hundred ninety on the 33 college readiness assessment administered by the college board. 34 If a student is not proficient in one or more of the content 35 -23- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 23/ 74
S.F. 539 areas listed in this paragraph , has not taken the college 1 readiness assessments identified in this paragraph, or has not 2 achieved the scores specified in this paragraph , the school 3 board may establish alternative but equivalent qualifying 4 performance measures including but not limited to additional 5 administrations of the state assessment, portfolios of student 6 work, student performance rubric, or end-of-course assessments. 7 Sec. 19. Section 261E.9, subsections 1 through 3, Code 2011, 8 are amended to read as follows: 9 1. a. A regional academy is a program established by 10 a school district to which multiple school districts send 11 students in grades nine seven through twelve , and which may 12 include internet-based coursework and courses delivered via the 13 Iowa communications network. A regional academy shall include 14 in its curriculum advanced level courses and may include in its 15 curriculum career and technical courses . A school district 16 establishing a regional academy may collaborate and partner 17 with, enter into an agreement pursuant to chapter 28E with, 18 or enter into a contract with, one or more school districts, 19 area education agencies, community colleges, accredited public 20 and private postsecondary institutions, accredited nonpublic 21 schools, businesses, and private agencies located within or 22 outside of the state. 23 b. The purpose of a regional academy established pursuant 24 to this section shall be to build a culture of innovation for 25 students and community, to diversify educational and economic 26 opportunities by engaging in learning experiences that involve 27 students in complex, real-world projects, and to develop 28 regional or global innovation networks. 29 c. If a school district establishing a regional academy in 30 accordance with this section submits a plan to the department 31 for approval that demonstrates how the regional academy will 32 increase and assess student achievement or increase and assess 33 competency-based learning opportunities for students, the 34 department may waive or modify any statutory or regulatory 35 -24- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 24/ 74
S.F. 539 provision applicable to school districts except the department 1 shall not waive or modify any statutory or regulatory provision 2 relating to requirements applicable to school districts under 3 chapters 11, 21, 22, 216, 216A, 256B, 279, 284, and 285; or 4 relating to contracts with and discharge of teachers and 5 administrators under chapters 20 and 279; or relating to audit 6 requirements under section 256.9, subsection 20, and section 7 279.29. 8 2. a. A regional academy course shall not qualify as a 9 concurrent enrollment course include in its curriculum advanced 10 level courses . 11 b. A regional academy may include in its curriculum virtual 12 or internet-based coursework and courses delivered via the Iowa 13 communications network, career and technical courses, core 14 curriculum coursework, courses required pursuant to section 15 256.7, subsection 26, or section 256.11, subsections 4 and 5, 16 and asynchronous learning networks. 17 3. School districts participating in regional academies are 18 eligible for supplementary weighting as provided in section 19 257.11, subsection 2 . The school districts participating in 20 the regional academy shall enter into an agreement on how the 21 funding generated by the supplementary weighting received shall 22 be used and shall submit the agreement to the department for 23 approval . 24 Sec. 20. Section 262.13, Code 2011, is amended to read as 25 follows: 26 262.13 Security Peace officers at institutions as peace 27 officers . 28 The board may authorize any institution under its control 29 to commission one or more of its employees as special security 30 peace officers. Special security officers Such officers shall 31 have the same powers , duties , privileges, and immunities of 32 as conferred on regular peace officers when acting in the 33 interests of the institution by which they are employed . 34 The board shall provide as rapidly as practicable for the 35 -25- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 25/ 74
S.F. 539 adequate training and certification of such special security 1 peace officers at the Iowa law enforcement academy or in 2 an equivalent at a law enforcement training program school 3 approved by the academy , unless they have the peace officers 4 are already received such training certified by the Iowa law 5 enforcement academy or by an approved law enforcement training 6 school . 7 Sec. 21. Section 263.8A, Code 2011, is amended to read as 8 follows: 9 263.8A International center for talented and gifted education 10 —— Iowa online advanced placement academy science, technology, 11 engineering, and mathematics initiative . 12 1. a. The state board of regents shall establish and 13 maintain at Iowa City as an integral part of the state 14 university of Iowa the international center for talented and 15 gifted education. The international center shall provide 16 programs to assist classroom teachers to teach gifted and 17 talented students in regular classrooms, provide programs 18 to enhance the learning experiences of gifted and talented 19 students, serve as a center for national and international 20 symposiums and policy forums for enhancing the teaching of 21 gifted and talented students, and undertake other appropriate 22 activities to enhance the programs of the center, including, 23 but not limited to, coordinating and working with the world 24 council for gifted and talented children, incorporated. 25 b. An international center endowment fund is established 26 at the state university of Iowa and gifts and grants to the 27 international center and investment earnings and returns on 28 the endowment fund shall be deposited in the fund and may be 29 expended by the state university of Iowa for the purposes for 30 which the international center was established. 31 2. The Iowa online advanced placement academy science, 32 technology, engineering, and mathematics initiative is 33 established within the international center for talented and 34 gifted education at the state university of Iowa to deliver, 35 -26- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 26/ 74
S.F. 539 with an emphasis on science, technology, engineering, and 1 mathematics coursework, preadvanced placement and advanced 2 placement courses to high school students throughout the state, 3 provide training opportunities for teachers to learn how to 4 teach advanced placement courses in Iowa’s high schools, and 5 provide preparation for middle school students to ensure 6 success in high school. 7 Sec. 22. Section 284.13, subsection 1, paragraphs a through 8 d, Code 2011, are amended to read as follows: 9 a. For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2010 2011 , and 10 ending June 30, 2011 2012 , to the department of education, the 11 amount of nine six hundred sixty-four eighty-five thousand 12 dollars for the issuance of national board certification awards 13 in accordance with section 256.44 . Of the amount allocated 14 under this paragraph, not less than seventy-six eighty-five 15 thousand five hundred dollars shall be used to administer the 16 ambassador to education position in accordance with section 17 256.45 . 18 b. For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2010 2011 , and 19 succeeding fiscal years ending June 30, 2012 , an amount 20 up to four two million one three hundred seven ninety-five 21 thousand two hundred forty one hundred fifty-seven dollars 22 for first-year and second-year beginning teachers, to the 23 department of education for distribution to school districts 24 and area education agencies for purposes of the beginning 25 teacher mentoring and induction programs. A school district or 26 area education agency shall receive one thousand three hundred 27 dollars per beginning teacher participating in the program. 28 If the funds appropriated for the program are insufficient to 29 pay mentors, school districts, and area education agencies 30 as provided in this paragraph, the department shall prorate 31 the amount distributed to school districts and area education 32 agencies based upon the amount appropriated. Moneys received 33 by a school district or area education agency pursuant to 34 this paragraph shall be expended to provide each mentor with 35 -27- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 27/ 74
S.F. 539 an award of five hundred dollars per semester, at a minimum, 1 for participation in the school district’s or area education 2 agency’s beginning teacher mentoring and induction program; 3 to implement the plan; and to pay any applicable costs of the 4 employer’s share of contributions to federal social security 5 and the Iowa public employees’ retirement system or a pension 6 and annuity retirement system established under chapter 294 , 7 for such amounts paid by the district or area education agency. 8 c. For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2010 2011 , and 9 ending June 30, 2011 2012 , up to six hundred thirteen thousand 10 eight hundred seventy-eight dollars to the department for 11 purposes of implementing the professional development program 12 requirements of section 284.6 , assistance in developing model 13 evidence for teacher quality committees established pursuant to 14 section 284.4, subsection 1 , paragraph “c” , and the evaluator 15 training program in section 284.10 . A portion of the funds 16 allocated to the department for purposes of this paragraph may 17 be used by the department for administrative purposes and for 18 not more than four full-time equivalent positions. 19 d. For each the fiscal year in which funds are appropriated 20 for purposes of this chapter beginning July 1, 2011, and 21 ending June 30, 2012 , an amount up to one million six one 22 hundred twenty-nine four thousand six eight hundred forty-seven 23 forty-three dollars to the department for the establishment 24 of teacher development academies in accordance with section 25 284.6, subsection 10 . A portion of the funds allocated to 26 the department for purposes of this paragraph may be used for 27 administrative purposes. 28 Sec. 23. Section 298.3, subsection 1, paragraph c, Code 29 2011, is amended to read as follows: 30 c. The purchase, lease, or lease-purchase of a single unit 31 of equipment or technology exceeding five hundred dollars in 32 value per unit purchase, lease, or lease-purchase transaction . 33 Each transaction may include multiple equipment or technology 34 units. 35 -28- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 28/ 74
S.F. 539 Sec. 24. Section 299A.2, Code 2011, is amended to read as 1 follows: 2 299A.2 Competent private instruction by licensed 3 practitioner. 4 If a licensed practitioner provides competent instruction 5 to a school-age child of compulsory attendance age , the 6 practitioner shall possess a valid license or certificate which 7 has been issued by the state board of educational examiners 8 under chapter 272 and which is appropriate to the ages and 9 grade levels of the children to be taught. Competent private 10 instruction may include , but is not limited to , a home school 11 assistance program which provides instruction or instructional 12 supervision offered through an accredited nonpublic school or 13 public school district by a teacher, who is employed by the 14 accredited nonpublic school or public school district, who 15 assists and supervises a parent, guardian, or legal custodian 16 in providing instruction to a child. If competent private 17 instruction is provided through a public school district, the 18 child shall be enrolled and included in the basic enrollment 19 of the school district as provided in section 257.6 . Sections 20 299A.3 through 299A.7 do not apply to competent private 21 instruction provided by a licensed practitioner under this 22 section . However, the reporting requirement contained in 23 section 299A.3, subsection 1 , shall apply to competent private 24 instruction provided by licensed practitioners that is not 25 part of a home school assistance program offered through an 26 accredited nonpublic school or public school district. 27 Sec. 25. Section 299A.8, Code 2011, is amended to read as 28 follows: 29 299A.8 Dual enrollment. 30 If a parent, guardian, or legal custodian of a school-age 31 child who is receiving competent private instruction under 32 this chapter or a child over compulsory age who is receiving 33 private instruction submits a request, the child shall also be 34 registered in a public school for dual enrollment purposes. 35 -29- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 29/ 74
S.F. 539 If the child is enrolled in a public school district for 1 dual enrollment purposes, the child shall be permitted to 2 participate in any academic activities in the district and 3 shall also be permitted to participate on the same basis as 4 public school children in any extracurricular activities 5 available to children in the child’s grade or group, and the 6 parent, guardian, or legal custodian shall not be required to 7 pay the costs of any annual evaluation under this chapter . If 8 the child is enrolled for dual enrollment purposes, the child 9 shall be included in the public school’s basic enrollment 10 under section 257.6 . A pupil who is participating only in 11 extracurricular activities shall be counted under section 12 257.6, subsection 1 , paragraph “a” , subparagraph (6). A pupil 13 enrolled in grades nine through twelve under this section shall 14 be counted in the same manner as a shared-time pupil under 15 section 257.6, subsection 1 , paragraph “a” , subparagraph (3). 16 Sec. 26. Section 299A.12, subsection 1, Code 2011, is 17 amended to read as follows: 18 1. The board of directors of a school district may shall 19 expend moneys received pursuant to section 257.6, subsection 20 1 , paragraph “a” , subparagraph (5), for purposes of providing a 21 home school assistance program. 22 Sec. 27. Section 299A.12, subsection 2, paragraphs a and b, 23 Code 2011, are amended to read as follows: 24 a. Assisting Instruction for students and assisting parents 25 with instruction. 26 b. Student Support services for students and teaching-parent 27 support services teaching parents and staff support services. 28 Sec. 28. Section 299A.12, subsection 2, paragraph g, 29 unnumbered paragraph 1, Code 2011, is amended to read as 30 follows: 31 Resources, materials, computer software and hardware, and 32 supplies, and purchased services that meet the following 33 criteria: 34 Sec. 29. Section 299A.12, subsection 3, paragraphs b, c, e, 35 -30- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 30/ 74
S.F. 539 and f, Code 2011, are amended to read as follows: 1 b. Operational or maintenance costs in addition to the cost 2 of maintaining school district facilities other than those 3 necessary to operate and maintain the program . 4 c. Capital expenditures other than equipment or facility 5 acquisition, including the lease or rental of space to 6 supplement existing schoolhouse facilities . 7 e. Administrative costs other than the costs necessary to 8 administer the program . 9 f. Concurrent and dual enrollment program costs and 10 postsecondary enrollment options program costs. 11 Sec. 30. Section 321.89, subsection 1, paragraph c, Code 12 2011, is amended to read as follows: 13 c. “Police authority” means the state patrol, any law 14 enforcement agency of a county or city, or any special security 15 peace officer employed by the state board of regents under 16 section 262.13 . 17 Sec. 31. Section 801.4, subsection 11, paragraph f, Code 18 2011, is amended to read as follows: 19 f. Special security Peace officers employed by board of 20 regents institutions as set forth in section 262.13 . 21 Sec. 32. REPEAL. Section 261.19B, Code 2011, is repealed. 22 Sec. 33. EFFECTIVE UPON ENACTMENT AND RETROACTIVE 23 APPLICABILITY. 24 1. The section of this division of this Act appropriating 25 moneys from the general fund of the state to the college 26 student aid commission for purposes of providing national guard 27 educational assistance, being deemed of immediate importance, 28 takes effect upon enactment, and if approved by the governor on 29 or after July 1, 2011, shall apply retroactively to June 30, 30 2011. 31 2. The section of this division of this Act providing for 32 the transfer of board of educational examiners’ licensing fees 33 to the department of education, being deemed of immediate 34 importance, takes effect immediately, and if approved by the 35 -31- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 31/ 74
S.F. 539 governor on or after July 1, 2011, shall apply retroactively 1 to June 30, 2011. 2 3. The section of this division of this Act transferring 3 moneys appropriated pursuant to 2010 Iowa Acts, chapter 1183, 4 section 6, subsection 18, being deemed of immediate importance, 5 takes effect upon enactment, and if approved by the governor on 6 or after July 1, 2011, shall apply retroactively to June 30, 7 2011. 8 4. The section of this division of this Act amending section 9 261.6, subsection 2, being deemed of immediate importance, 10 takes effect upon enactment and if approved by the governor on 11 or after July 1, 2011, shall apply retroactively to June 30, 12 2011. 13 Sec. 34. EFFECTIVE DATE AND APPLICABILITY. The section of 14 this division of this Act amending section 261E.9, subsections 15 1 through 3, takes effect July 1, 2012, and is applicable to 16 school years beginning on or after July 1, 2012. 17 Sec. 35. APPLICABILITY. The section of this division of 18 this Act that amends section 298.3 applies to school budget 19 years beginning on or after July 1, 2011. 20 Sec. 36. RETROACTIVE APPLICABILITY. The sections of this 21 division of this Act amending sections 299A.2 and 299A.8 apply 22 retroactively to the base year beginning July 1, 2009. 23 DIVISION II 24 LIBRARY PROVISIONS 25 Sec. 37. Section 8A.454, subsection 2, Code 2011, is amended 26 to read as follows: 27 2. A monthly per contract administrative charge shall 28 be assessed by the department on all health insurance plans 29 administered by the department in which the contract holder 30 has a state employer to pay the charge. The amount of the 31 administrative charge shall be established by the general 32 assembly. The department shall collect the administrative 33 charge from each department utilizing the centralized payroll 34 system and shall deposit the proceeds in the fund. In 35 -32- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 32/ 74
S.F. 539 addition, the state board of regents, all library service 1 areas, the state fair board, the state department of 2 transportation, and each judicial district department of 3 correctional services shall remit the administrative charge on 4 a monthly basis to the department and shall submit a report 5 to the department containing the number and type of health 6 insurance contracts held by each of its employees whose health 7 insurance is administered by the department. 8 Sec. 38. Section 8D.2, subsection 5, paragraph a, Code 2011, 9 is amended to read as follows: 10 a. “Public agency” means a state agency, an institution 11 under the control of the board of regents, the judicial 12 branch as provided in section 8D.13, subsection 16 , a school 13 corporation, a city library, a library service area as provided 14 in chapter 256 , a county library as provided in chapter 336 , 15 or a judicial district department of correctional services 16 established in section 905.2 , to the extent provided in section 17 8D.13, subsection 14 , an agency of the federal government, or a 18 United States post office which receives a federal grant for 19 pilot and demonstration projects. 20 Sec. 39. Section 8D.9, subsection 1, Code 2011, is amended 21 to read as follows: 22 1. A private or public agency, other than a state agency, 23 local school district or nonpublic school, city library, 24 library service area, county library, judicial branch, judicial 25 district department of correctional services, agency of the 26 federal government, a hospital or physician clinic, or a 27 post office authorized to be offered access pursuant to this 28 chapter as of May 18, 1994, shall certify to the commission 29 no later than July 1, 1994, that the agency is a part of or 30 intends to become a part of the network. Upon receiving such 31 certification from an agency not a part of the network on May 32 18, 1994, the commission shall provide for the connection of 33 such agency as soon as practical. An agency which does not 34 certify to the commission that the agency is a part of or 35 -33- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 33/ 74
S.F. 539 intends to become a part of the network as required by this 1 subsection shall be prohibited from using the network. 2 Sec. 40. Section 8D.11, subsection 4, Code 2011, is amended 3 to read as follows: 4 4. A political subdivision receiving communications 5 services from the state as of April 1, 1986, may continue to 6 do so but communications services shall not be provided or 7 resold to additional political subdivisions other than a school 8 corporation, a city library, a library service area as provided 9 in chapter 256 , and a county library as provided in chapter 10 336 . The rates charged to the political subdivision shall be 11 the same as the rates charged to state agencies. 12 Sec. 41. Section 12C.1, subsection 1, Code 2011, is amended 13 to read as follows: 14 1. All funds held by the following officers or institutions 15 shall be deposited in one or more depositories first approved 16 by the appropriate governing body as indicated: for the 17 treasurer of state, by the executive council; for judicial 18 officers and court employees, by the supreme court; for the 19 county treasurer, recorder, auditor, and sheriff, by the board 20 of supervisors; for the city treasurer or other designated 21 financial officer of a city, by the city council; for the 22 county public hospital or merged area hospital, by the board 23 of hospital trustees; for a memorial hospital, by the memorial 24 hospital commission; for a school corporation, by the board 25 of school directors; for a city utility or combined utility 26 system established under chapter 388 , by the utility board; 27 for a library service area established under chapter 256 , 28 by the library service area board of trustees; and for an 29 electric power agency as defined in section 28F.2 or 390.9 , 30 by the governing body of the electric power agency. However, 31 the treasurer of state and the treasurer of each political 32 subdivision or the designated financial officer of a city shall 33 invest all funds not needed for current operating expenses in 34 time certificates of deposit in approved depositories pursuant 35 -34- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 34/ 74
S.F. 539 to this chapter or in investments permitted by section 12B.10 . 1 The list of public depositories and the amounts severally 2 deposited in the depositories are matters of public record. 3 This subsection does not limit the definition of “public funds” 4 contained in subsection 2 . Notwithstanding provisions of this 5 section to the contrary, public funds of a state government 6 deferred compensation plan established by the executive council 7 may also be invested in the investment products authorized 8 under section 509A.12 . 9 Sec. 42. Section 218.22, Code 2011, is amended to read as 10 follows: 11 218.22 Record privileged. 12 Except with the consent of the administrator in charge 13 of an institution, or on an order of a court of record, the 14 record provided in section 218.21 shall be accessible only 15 to the administrator of the division of the department of 16 human services in control of such institution, the director 17 of the department of human services and to assistants and 18 proper clerks authorized by such administrator or the 19 administrator’s director. The administrator of the division 20 of such institution is authorized to permit the division of 21 libraries and information library services of the department 22 of education and the historical division of the department of 23 cultural affairs to copy or reproduce by any photographic, 24 photostatic, microfilm, microcard or other process which 25 accurately reproduces a durable medium for reproducing the 26 original and to destroy in the manner described by law such 27 records of residents designated in section 218.21 . 28 Sec. 43. Section 256.7, unnumbered paragraph 1, Code 2011, 29 is amended to read as follows: 30 Except for the college student aid commission , the 31 commission of libraries and division of library services, and 32 the public broadcasting board and division, the state board 33 shall: 34 Sec. 44. Section 256.7, subsection 17, Code 2011, is amended 35 -35- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 35/ 74
S.F. 539 to read as follows: 1 17. Receive and review the budget and unified plan of 2 service submitted by the division of libraries and information 3 library services. 4 Sec. 45. Section 256.9, unnumbered paragraph 1, Code 2011, 5 is amended to read as follows: 6 Except for the college student aid commission , the 7 commission of libraries and division of library services, and 8 the public broadcasting board and division, the director shall: 9 Sec. 46. Section 256.50, subsection 2, Code 2011, is amended 10 to read as follows: 11 2. “Division” means the division of libraries and 12 information library services of the department of education. 13 Sec. 47. Section 256.51, subsection 1, unnumbered paragraph 14 1, Code 2011, is amended to read as follows: 15 The division of libraries and information library services 16 is established within attached to the department of education 17 for administrative purposes . The state librarian shall be 18 responsible for the division’s budgeting and related management 19 functions in accordance section 256.52, subsection 3. The 20 division shall do all of the following: 21 Sec. 48. Section 256.51, subsection 1, Code 2011, is amended 22 by adding the following new paragraphs: 23 NEW PARAGRAPH . 0a. Provide support services to libraries, 24 including but not limited to consulting, continuing education, 25 interlibrary loan services, and references services to assure 26 consistency of service statewide and to encourage local 27 financial support for library services. 28 NEW PARAGRAPH . l. Allow a public library that receives 29 state assistance under section 256.57, or financial support 30 from a city or county pursuant to section 256.69, to dispose 31 of, through sale, conveyance, or exchange, any library 32 materials that may be obsolete or worn out or that may no 33 longer be needed or appropriate to the mission of the public 34 library. These materials may be sold by the public library 35 -36- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 36/ 74
S.F. 539 directly or the governing body of the public library may 1 sell the materials by consignment to a public agency or to 2 a private agency organized to raise funds solely for support 3 of the public library. Proceeds from the sale of the library 4 materials may be remitted to the public library and may be 5 used by the public library for the purchase of books and other 6 library materials or equipment, or for the provision of library 7 services. 8 Sec. 49. Section 256.51, subsection 1, paragraph d, Code 9 2011, is amended to read as follows: 10 d. Develop, in consultation with the library service areas 11 and the area education agency media centers, a biennial unified 12 plan of service and service delivery for the division of 13 libraries and information library services. 14 Sec. 50. Section 256.51, subsection 1, paragraph j, Code 15 2011, is amended to read as follows: 16 j. Establish and administer standards for state agency 17 libraries , the library service areas, and public libraries. 18 Sec. 51. Section 256.51, subsection 1, paragraph k, Code 19 2011, is amended by striking the paragraph. 20 Sec. 52. Section 256.51, subsection 2, paragraph c, Code 21 2011, is amended to read as follows: 22 c. Accept gifts, contributions, bequests, endowments, 23 or other moneys, including but not limited to the Westgate 24 endowment fund, for any or all purposes of the division. 25 Interest earned on moneys accepted under this paragraph 26 shall be credited to the fund or funds to which the gifts, 27 contributions, bequests, endowments, or other moneys have been 28 deposited, and is available for any or all purposes of the 29 division. The division shall report annually to the director 30 commission and the general assembly regarding the gifts, 31 contributions, bequests, endowments, or other moneys accepted 32 pursuant to this paragraph and the interest earned on them. 33 Sec. 53. Section 256.52, subsection 1, Code 2011, is amended 34 to read as follows: 35 -37- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 37/ 74
S.F. 539 1. a. The state commission of libraries consists of one 1 member appointed by the supreme court, the director of the 2 department of education, or the director’s designee, and six 3 the following seven members who shall be appointed by the 4 governor to serve four-year terms beginning and ending as 5 provided in section 69.19 . The governor’s appointees shall 6 (1) Two members shall be employed in the state as public 7 librarians. 8 (2) One member shall be a public library trustee. 9 (3) One member shall be employed in this state as an 10 academic librarian. 11 (4) One member shall be employed as a librarian by a school 12 district or area education agency. 13 (5) Two members shall be selected at large. 14 b. The members shall be reimbursed for their actual 15 expenditures necessitated by their official duties. Members 16 may also be eligible for compensation as provided in section 17 7E.6 . 18 Sec. 54. Section 256.52, subsection 3, paragraph b, 19 subparagraphs (1) and (4), Code 2011, are amended to read as 20 follows: 21 (1) Direct and organize the activities of Organize, staff, 22 and administer the division so as to render the greatest 23 benefit to libraries in the state . 24 (4) Appoint and approve the technical, professional, 25 excepting the law librarian, secretarial, and clerical staff 26 necessary to accomplish the purposes of the division subject 27 to chapter 8A, subchapter IV . 28 Sec. 55. Section 256.52, subsection 3, paragraph b, Code 29 2011, is amended by adding the following new subparagraph: 30 NEW SUBPARAGRAPH . (4A) (a) Assume all of the outstanding 31 obligations of the library service areas and be liable for 32 and recognize, assume, and carry out all valid contracts and 33 obligations of the library service areas that are consolidated 34 under the commission and administered by the division effective 35 -38- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 38/ 74
S.F. 539 beginning July 1, 2011. Each library service area shall 1 transfer, prior to July 1, 2011, its state-funded assets and 2 title to any state-funded real estate owned by the library 3 service area to the state librarian. 4 (b) This subparagraph is repealed July 1, 2015. 5 Sec. 56. Section 256.52, subsection 5, Code 2011, is amended 6 to read as follows: 7 5. The commission shall receive and approve the budget and 8 unified plan of service submitted by the division of libraries 9 and information services . 10 Sec. 57. Section 256.54, subsection 1, Code 2011, is amended 11 to read as follows: 12 1. The state library includes but is not limited to a law 13 library the library support network, the specialized library 14 services unit, and the state data center. The law library 15 shall be under the direction of the specialized library 16 services unit. 17 Sec. 58. Section 256.54, subsection 2, unnumbered paragraph 18 1, Code 2011, is amended to read as follows: 19 The law library shall be administered by a law librarian 20 appointed by the director state librarian subject to chapter 21 8A, subchapter IV , who shall do all of the following: 22 Sec. 59. Section 256.55, unnumbered paragraph 1, Code 2011, 23 is amended to read as follows: 24 A state data center is established in the department 25 of education division . The state data center shall be 26 administered by the state data center coordinator, who shall 27 do all of the following: 28 Sec. 60. NEW SECTION . 256.58 Library support network. 29 1. A library support network is established in the division 30 to offer services and programs for libraries, including but not 31 limited to individualized, locally delivered consulting and 32 training, and to facilitate resource sharing and innovation 33 through the use of technology, administer enrich Iowa programs, 34 advocate for libraries, promote excellence and innovation 35 -39- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 39/ 74
S.F. 539 in library services, encourage governmental subdivisions to 1 provide local financial support for local libraries, and ensure 2 the consistent availability of quality service to all libraries 3 throughout the state, regardless of location or size. 4 2. The organizational structure to deliver library support 5 network services shall include district offices. The district 6 offices shall serve as a basis for providing field services 7 to local libraries in the counties comprising the district. 8 The division shall determine which counties are served by each 9 district office. 10 Sec. 61. NEW SECTION . 256.59 Specialized library services. 11 The specialized library services unit is established in the 12 division to provide information services to the three branches 13 of state government and to offer focused information services 14 to the general public in the areas of Iowa law, Iowa state 15 documents, and Iowa history and culture. 16 Sec. 62. NEW SECTION . 256.62 Library services advisory 17 panel. 18 1. The state librarian shall convene a library services 19 advisory panel to advise and recommend to the commission and 20 the division evidence-based best practices, to assist the 21 commission and division to determine service priorities and 22 launch programs, articulate the needs and interests of Iowa 23 librarians, and share research and professional development 24 information. 25 2. The library services advisory panel shall consist of no 26 fewer than eleven members representing libraries of all sizes 27 and types, and various population levels and geographic regions 28 of the state. A simple majority of the members appointed 29 shall be appointed by the executive board of the Iowa library 30 association and the remaining members shall be appointed by 31 the state librarian. Terms of members shall begin and end 32 as provided in section 69.19. Any vacancy shall be filled 33 in the same manner as regular appointments are made for the 34 unexpired portion of the regular term. Members shall serve 35 -40- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 40/ 74
S.F. 539 four-year terms which are staggered at the discretion of the 1 state librarian. A member is eligible for reappointment for 2 three successive terms. The members shall elect a chairperson 3 annually. 4 3. The library services advisory panel shall meet at least 5 twice annually and shall submit its recommendations in a 6 report to the commission and the state librarian at least once 7 annually. The report shall be timely submitted to allow for 8 consideration of the recommendations prior to program planning 9 and budgeting for the following fiscal year. 10 4. Members of the library services advisory panel shall 11 receive actual and necessary expenses incurred in the 12 performance of their duties. Expenses shall be paid from funds 13 appropriated to the department for purposes of the division. 14 Sec. 63. Section 256.70, unnumbered paragraph 1, Code 2011, 15 is amended to read as follows: 16 The division of libraries and information library services 17 of the department of education is hereby authorized to enter 18 into interstate library compacts on behalf of the state of Iowa 19 with any state bordering on Iowa which legally joins therein 20 in substantially the following form and the contracting states 21 agree that: 22 Sec. 64. Section 256.71, Code 2011, is amended to read as 23 follows: 24 256.71 Administrator. 25 The administrator of the division of libraries and 26 information library services shall be the compact 27 administrator. The compact administrator shall receive copies 28 of all agreements entered into by the state or its political 29 subdivisions and other states or political subdivisions; 30 consult with, advise and aid such governmental units in the 31 formulation of such agreements; make such recommendations to 32 the governor, legislature, governmental agencies and units as 33 the administrator deems desirable to effectuate the purposes 34 of this compact and consult and co-operate cooperate with the 35 -41- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 41/ 74
S.F. 539 compact administrators of other party states. 1 Sec. 65. Section 273.2, subsection 4, Code 2011, is amended 2 to read as follows: 3 4. The area education agency board shall provide for special 4 education services and media services for the local school 5 districts in the area and shall encourage and assist school 6 districts in the area to establish programs for gifted and 7 talented children. The board shall assist in facilitating 8 interlibrary loans of materials between school districts and 9 other libraries. Each area education agency shall include 10 as a member of its media center advisory committee a library 11 service area trustee or library service area staff member, who 12 is appointed to the committee by the commission of libraries. 13 Sec. 66. Section 669.2, subsection 5, Code 2011, is amended 14 to read as follows: 15 5. “State agency” includes all executive departments, 16 agencies, boards, bureaus, and commissions of the state of 17 Iowa, and corporations whose primary function is to act as, and 18 while acting as, instrumentalities or agencies of the state of 19 Iowa, whether or not authorized to sue and be sued in their 20 own names. This definition does not include a contractor with 21 the state of Iowa. Soil and water conservation districts 22 as defined in section 161A.3, subsection 6 , and judicial 23 district departments of correctional services as established in 24 section 905.2 , and library service area boards of trustees as 25 established in chapter 256 are state agencies for purposes of 26 this chapter . 27 Sec. 67. Section 904.601, unnumbered paragraph 1, Code 28 2011, is amended to read as follows: 29 The director shall keep the following record of every person 30 committed to any of the department’s institutions: Name, 31 residence, sex, age, place of birth, occupation, civil 32 condition, date of entrance or commitment, date of discharge, 33 whether a discharge is final, condition of the person when 34 discharged, the name of the institutions from which and to 35 -42- SF 539 (3) 84 kh/tm 42/ 74
S.F. 539 which the person has been transferred, and if the person is 1 dead, the date and cause of death. The director may permit 2 the division of libraries and information library services of 3 the department of education and the historical division of 4 the department of cultural affairs to copy or reproduce by 5 any photographic, photostatic, microfilm, microcard, or other 6