House Study Bill 179 - IntroducedA Bill ForAn Act 1making appropriations relating to the future ready Iowa
2initiative, providing for properly related matters, and
3including effective date provisions.
4BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA:
1   Section 1.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.  There is
2appropriated from the general fund of the state to the economic
3development authority for the fiscal year beginning July 1,
42019, and ending June 30, 2020, the following amount, or so
5much thereof as is necessary, for allocation to the Iowa
6commission on volunteer service to establish a volunteer mentor
7program to support implementation of the future ready Iowa
8skilled workforce last-dollar scholarship program and the
9future ready Iowa skilled workforce grant program:
..................................................  $10400,000
11   Sec. 2.  DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT.  There
12is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the
13department of workforce development for the fiscal year
14beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020, the following
15amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, for the purposes
16designated:
   171.  SUMMER YOUTH INTERN PILOT PROGRAM
   18For a summer youth intern pilot program that will help
19young people at risk of not graduating from high school to
20explore and prepare for high-demand careers through summer work
21experience, including the development of soft skills:
..................................................  $22250,000
   232.  FUTURE READY IOWA COORDINATOR
   24For a future ready Iowa coordinator in the department and for
25salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes, and
26for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions:
..................................................  $27150,000
...............................................  FTEs281.00
   293.  IOWA EMPLOYER INNOVATION FUND
   30For deposit in the Iowa employer innovation fund established
31pursuant to section 84A.13, as enacted by 2018 Iowa Acts,
32chapter 1067, section 11:
..................................................  $331,200,000
34   Sec. 3.  COLLEGE STUDENT AID COMMISSION.  There is
35appropriated from the general fund of the state to the college
-1-1student aid commission for the fiscal year beginning July 1,
22019, and ending June 30, 2020, the following amounts, or so
3much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes
4designated:
   51.  FUTURE READY IOWA SKILLED WORKFORCE LAST-DOLLAR
6SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
   7For deposit in the future ready Iowa skilled workforce
8last-dollar scholarship fund established pursuant to section
9261.131, as enacted by 2018 Iowa Acts, chapter 1067, section
1012, as amended by 2018 Iowa Acts, chapter 1172, section 24:
..................................................  $1117,200,000
   12Moneys appropriated for purposes of this program, which
13provides an annual scholarship to pay tuition and mandatory
14fees for eligible Iowa residents for up to a two-year degree
15in a program of study that leads to a high-demand job, shall
16assist the state to reach its goal of having 70 percent of
17working-age Iowans achieve postsecondary credentials by 2025.
   182.  FUTURE READY IOWA SKILLED WORKFORCE GRANT PROGRAM
   19For deposit in the future ready Iowa skilled workforce grant
20fund established pursuant to section 261.132, as enacted by
212018 Iowa Acts, chapter 1067, section 13:
..................................................  $221,000,000
   23Moneys appropriated for purposes of this program, which
24provides an annual grant to eligible Iowa residents who have
25earned at least half of the credits necessary for a bachelor’s
26degree in a major leading to a high-demand job in this state,
27shall assist the state to reach its goal of having 70 percent
28of working-age Iowans achieve postsecondary credentials by
292025.
   303.  FUTURE READY IOWA PROGRAMS ADMINISTRATION
   31For the administration of the future ready Iowa skilled
32workforce last-dollar scholarship program and the future
33ready Iowa skilled workforce grant program, and for salaries,
34support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes, and for not
35more than the following full-time equivalent positions:
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..................................................  $1130,254
...............................................  FTEs21.00
3   Sec. 4.  DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.  There is appropriated from
4the general fund of the state to the department of education
5for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June
630, 2020, the following amounts, or so much thereof as is
7necessary, to be used for the purposes designated:
   81.  STATEWIDE CLEARINGHOUSE TO EXPAND WORK-BASED LEARNING
   9For support costs associated with the creation of a
10statewide clearinghouse to expand work-based learning as a part
11of the future ready Iowa initiative:
..................................................  $12300,000
   132.  POSTSECONDARY SUMMER CLASSES FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
14PROGRAM
   15For support costs associated with the creation of a program
16to provide additional funds for resident high school pupils
17enrolled in grades 9-12 to attend a community college for
18college-level classes or attend a class taught by a community
19college-employed instructor during the summer and outside of
20the regular school year through a contractual agreement between
21a community college and a school district under the future
22ready Iowa initiative:
..................................................  $23600,000
24   Sec. 5.  2017 Iowa Acts, chapter 172, section 50, subsection
2512C, as enacted by 2018 Iowa Acts, chapter 1163, section 4, is
26amended to read as follows:
   2712C.  POSTSECONDARY SUMMER CLASSES FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
28PROGRAM
   29For support costs associated with the creation of a program
30to provide additional funds for resident high school pupils
31enrolled in grades 9-12 to attend a community college for
32college-level classes or attend a class taught by a community
33college-employed instructor during the summer and outside of
34the regular school year through a contractual agreement between
35a community college and a school district under the future
-3-1ready Iowa initiative:
..................................................  $2600,000
   3Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys received by the
4department pursuant to this subsection that remain unencumbered
5or unobligated at the close of the fiscal year shall not revert
6but shall remain available for expenditure for the purposes
7specified in this subsection for the following fiscal year.
8   Sec. 6.  EFFECTIVE DATE.  The following, being deemed of
9immediate importance, take effect upon enactment:
   10The section of this Act amending 2017 Iowa Acts, chapter
11172, section 50, subsection 12C, as enacted by 2018 Iowa Acts,
12chapter 1163, section 4.
13EXPLANATION
14The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with
15the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly.
   16This bill appropriates moneys from the general fund of the
17state for FY 2019-2020 to the economic development authority
18for allocation to the Iowa commission on volunteer service
19to establish a volunteer mentor program; to the department
20of workforce development for a summer youth intern pilot
21program, a future ready Iowa coordinator, and the Iowa employer
22innovation fund; to the college student aid commission for the
23future ready Iowa skilled workforce last-dollar scholarship
24fund, the future ready Iowa skilled workforce grant fund, and
25the administration of the programs; and to the department of
26education for a statewide clearinghouse to expand work-based
27learning and a program for postsecondary summer classes for
28high school students.
   29The bill also provides that a 2018 appropriation made to the
30department of education for a program for postsecondary summer
31classes for high school students shall not revert but shall
32remain available for expenditure for the following fiscal year.
33This provision of the bill takes effect upon enactment.
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