House File 2406 - Reprinted HOUSE FILE 2406 BY COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS (SUCCESSOR TO HF 2279) (SUCCESSOR TO HF 2072) (As Amended and Passed by the House March 1, 2018 ) A BILL FOR An Act establishing shared operational function supplemental 1 weighting for certain licensed social workers and including 2 effective date and applicability provisions. 3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 4 HF 2406 (3) 87 md/jh/md
H.F. 2406 Section 1. Section 257.11, subsection 5, paragraph a, 1 subparagraph (1), Code 2018, is amended to read as follows: 2 (1) In order to provide additional funding to increase 3 student opportunities and redirect more resources to student 4 programming for school districts that share operational 5 functions, a district that shares with a political subdivision 6 one or more operational functions of a curriculum director or 7 school counselor, or one or more operational functions in the 8 areas of superintendent management, business management, human 9 resources, transportation, or operation and maintenance for at 10 least twenty percent of the school year shall be assigned a 11 supplementary weighting for each shared operational function. 12 A school district that shares an operational function in 13 the area of superintendent management shall be assigned a 14 supplementary weighting of eight pupils for the function. A 15 school district that shares an operational function in the area 16 of business management, human resources, transportation, or 17 operation and maintenance shall be assigned a supplementary 18 weighting of five pupils for the function. A school district 19 that shares the operational functions of a curriculum director , 20 a master social worker or an independent social worker licensed 21 under chapters 147 and 154C, or a school counselor shall be 22 assigned a supplementary weighting of three pupils for the 23 function. The additional weighting shall be assigned for 24 each discrete operational function shared. However, a school 25 district may receive the additional weighting under this 26 subsection for sharing the services of an individual with a 27 political subdivision even if the type of operational function 28 performed by the individual for the school district and the 29 type of operational function performed by the individual 30 for the political subdivision are not the same operational 31 function, so long as both operational functions are eligible 32 for weighting under this subsection . In such case, the school 33 district shall be assigned the additional weighting for the 34 type of operational function that the individual performs for 35 -1- HF 2406 (3) 87 md/jh/md 1/ 2
H.F. 2406 the school district, and the school district shall not receive 1 additional weighting for any other function performed by the 2 individual. The operational function sharing arrangement does 3 not need to be a newly implemented sharing arrangement to 4 receive supplementary weighting under this subsection . 5 Sec. 2. EFFECTIVE DATE. This Act, being deemed of immediate 6 importance, takes effect upon enactment. 7 Sec. 3. APPLICABILITY. This Act applies to school budget 8 years beginning on or after July 1, 2018, subject to the school 9 budget year limitations of section 257.11, subsection 5. 10 -2- HF 2406 (3) 87 md/jh/md 2/ 2