House File 758 - EnrolledAn Actrelating to the funding of, the operation of, and
appropriation of moneys to the college student aid
commission, the department for the blind, the department of
education, and the state board of regents, providing for
related matters, and including effective date provisions.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA:
DIVISION I
FY 2019-2020 APPROPRIATIONS
DEPARTMENT FOR THE BLIND
   Section 1.  ADMINISTRATION.  There is appropriated from the
general fund of the state to the department for the blind
-1- for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June
30, 2020, the following amounts, or so much thereof as is
necessary, to be used for the purposes designated:
   For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous
purposes, and for not more than the following full-time
equivalent positions:
..................................................  $2,247,499
...............................................  FTEs79.00
COLLEGE STUDENT AID COMMISSION
   Sec. 2.   There is appropriated from the general fund of the
state to the college student aid commission for the fiscal year
beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020, the following
amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the
purposes designated:
   1.  ADMINISTRATION
  a.  For general administration salaries, support,
maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than
the following full-time equivalent positions:
..................................................  $429,279
...............................................  FTEs3.95
   b.  For the administration of the future ready Iowa skilled
workforce last-dollar scholarship program, including salaries,
support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes, and for not
more than the following full-time equivalent positions:
..................................................  $130,254
...............................................  FTEs1.00
   2.  HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL RECRUITMENT PROGRAM
   For the loan repayment program for health care professionals
established pursuant to section 261.115:
..................................................  $400,973
   3.  NATIONAL GUARD SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
   For purposes of providing national guard service scholarship
under the program established in section 261.86:
..................................................  $4,700,000
   Moneys appropriated pursuant to this subsection may be
-2-distributed to a public university that purchased an Iowa
for-profit accredited private institution effective March 22,
2018, whose students were eligible members of the national
guard who received educational assistance under the national
guard educational assistance program in the fiscal year
beginning July 1, 2018, if the students continue to meet the
requirements of section 261.86.
   4.  ALL IOWA OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
   a.  For purposes of the all Iowa opportunity scholarship
program established pursuant to section 261.87:
..................................................  $3,000,000
   b.  For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, if the moneys
appropriated by the general assembly to the college student aid
commission for purposes of the all Iowa opportunity scholarship
program exceed $500,000, “eligible institution” as defined in
section 261.87 shall, during the fiscal year beginning July 1,
2019, include accredited private institutions as defined in
section 261.9.
   5.  TEACH IOWA SCHOLAR PROGRAM
   For purposes of the teach Iowa scholar program established
pursuant to section 261.110:
..................................................  $400,000
   6.  RURAL IOWA PRIMARY CARE LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM
   For purposes of the rural Iowa primary care loan repayment
program established pursuant to section 261.113:
..................................................  $1,424,502
   7.  HEALTH CARE LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM
   For purposes of the health care loan repayment program
established pursuant to section 261.116:
..................................................  $250,000
   8.  FUTURE READY IOWA SKILLED WORKFORCE LAST-DOLLAR
SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
   For deposit in the future ready Iowa skilled workforce
last-dollar scholarship fund established pursuant to section
261.131, as enacted by 2018 Iowa Acts, chapter 1067, section
-3-12, as amended by 2018 Iowa Acts, chapter 1172, section 24:
..................................................  $13,004,744
   Sec. 3.  CHIROPRACTIC LOAN FUNDS.  Notwithstanding section
261.72, the moneys deposited in the chiropractic loan revolving
fund created pursuant to section 261.72, for the fiscal year
beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020, may be used
for purposes of the chiropractic loan forgiveness program
established in section 261.73.
   Sec. 4.  WORK-STUDY APPROPRIATION.  Notwithstanding section
261.85, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, and ending
June 30, 2020, the amount appropriated from the general fund
of the state to the college student aid commission for the
work-study program under section 261.85 shall be zero.
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
   Sec. 5.   There is appropriated from the general fund of
the state to the department of education for the fiscal year
beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020, the following
amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the
purposes designated:
   1.  GENERAL ADMINISTRATION
   a.  For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous
purposes, and for not more than the following full-time
equivalent positions:
..................................................  $5,949,047
...............................................  FTEs65.00
   b.  By January 15, 2020, the department shall submit
a written report to the general assembly detailing the
department’s antibullying programming and current and projected
expenditures for such programming for the fiscal year beginning
July 1, 2019.
   2.  CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION
   For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous
purposes, and for not more than the following full-time
equivalent positions:
..................................................  $598,197
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...............................................  FTEs9.82
   3.  VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SERVICES DIVISION
   a.  For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous
purposes, and for not more than the following full-time
equivalent positions:
..................................................  $5,677,908
...............................................  FTEs245.00
   For purposes of optimizing the job placement of individuals
with disabilities, the division shall make its best efforts
to work with community rehabilitation program providers for
job placement and retention services for individuals with
significant disabilities and most significant disabilities. By
January 15, 2020, the division shall submit a written report to
the general assembly regarding the division’s outreach efforts
with community rehabilitation program providers.
   b.  For matching moneys for programs to enable persons
with severe physical or mental disabilities to function more
independently, including salaries and support, and for not more
than the following full-time equivalent position:
..................................................  $84,823
...............................................  FTEs1.00
   c.  For the entrepreneurs with disabilities program
established pursuant to section 259.4, subsection 9:
..................................................  $138,506
   d.  For costs associated with centers for independent
living:
..................................................  $86,457
   4.  STATE LIBRARY
   a.  For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous
purposes, and for not more than the following full-time
equivalent positions:
..................................................  $2,530,063
...............................................  FTEs29.00
   b.  For the enrich Iowa program established under section
256.57:
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..................................................  $2,464,823
   5.  PUBLIC BROADCASTING DIVISION
   For salaries, support, maintenance, capital expenditures,
and miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following
full-time equivalent positions:
..................................................  $7,739,415
...............................................  FTEs60.35
   6.  CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
   For reimbursement for career and technical education
expenditures made by regional career and technical education
planning partnerships in accordance with section 258.14:
..................................................  $2,952,459
   7.  SCHOOL FOOD SERVICE
   For use as state matching moneys for federal programs that
shall be disbursed according to federal regulations, including
salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes, and
for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions:
..................................................  $2,176,797
...............................................  FTEs23.65
   8.  EARLY CHILDHOOD IOWA FUND — GENERAL AID
   For deposit in the school ready children grants account of
the early childhood Iowa fund created in section 256I.11:
..................................................  $22,662,799
   a.  From the moneys deposited in the school ready children
grants account for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, and
ending June 30, 2020, not more than $265,950 is allocated for
the early childhood Iowa office and other technical assistance
activities. Moneys allocated under this lettered paragraph
may be used by the early childhood Iowa state board for the
purpose of skills development and support for ongoing training
of staff. However, except as otherwise provided in this
subsection, moneys shall not be used for additional staff or
for the reimbursement of staff.
   b.  Of the amount appropriated in this subsection for
deposit in the school ready children grants account of the
-6-early childhood Iowa fund, $2,318,018 shall be used for efforts
to improve the quality of early care, health, and education
programs. Moneys allocated pursuant to this paragraph may be
used for additional staff and for the reimbursement of staff.
The early childhood Iowa state board may reserve a portion
of the allocation, not to exceed $88,650 for the technical
assistance expenses of the early childhood Iowa state office,
including the reimbursement of staff, and shall distribute
the remainder to early childhood Iowa areas for local quality
improvement efforts through a methodology identified by the
early childhood Iowa state board to make the most productive
use of the funding, which may include use of the distribution
formula, grants, or other means.
   c.  Of the amount appropriated in this subsection for
deposit in the school ready children grants account of
the early childhood Iowa fund, $825,030 shall be used for
support of professional development and training activities
for persons working in early care, health, and education by
the early childhood Iowa state board in collaboration with
the professional development component groups maintained by
the early childhood Iowa stakeholders alliance pursuant to
section 256I.12, subsection 7, paragraph “b”, and the early
childhood Iowa area boards. Expenditures shall be limited to
professional development and training activities agreed upon by
the parties participating in the collaboration.
   9.  BIRTH TO AGE THREE SERVICES
   a.  For expansion of the federal Individuals with
Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004, Pub.L.No.
108-446, as amended to January 1, 2018, birth through age three
services due to increased numbers of children qualifying for
those services:
..................................................  $1,721,400
   b.  From the moneys appropriated in this subsection,
$383,769 shall be allocated to the child health specialty
clinics administered by the state university of Iowa in order
-7-to provide additional support for infants and toddlers who are
born prematurely, drug-exposed, or medically fragile.
   10.  EARLY HEAD START PROJECTS
   a.  For early head start projects:
..................................................  $574,500
   b.  The moneys appropriated in this subsection shall be
used for implementation and expansion of early head start
pilot projects addressing the comprehensive cognitive, social,
emotional, and developmental needs of children from birth to
age three, including prenatal support for qualified families.
The projects shall promote healthy prenatal outcomes and
healthy family functioning, and strengthen the development of
infants and toddlers in low-income families. Priority shall be
given to those organizations that have previously qualified for
and received state funding to administer an early head start
project.
   11.  TEXTBOOKS OF NONPUBLIC SCHOOL PUPILS
   a.  To provide moneys for costs of providing textbooks
to each resident pupil who attends a nonpublic school as
authorized by section 301.1:
..................................................  $652,000
   b.  Funding under this subsection is limited to $25 per
pupil and shall not exceed the comparable services offered to
resident public school pupils.
   12.  STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT AND TEACHER QUALITY PROGRAM
   For purposes of the student achievement and teacher quality
program established pursuant to chapter 284, and for not more
than the following full-time equivalent positions:
..................................................  $2,965,467
...............................................  FTEs5.90
   13.  STATEWIDE STUDENT ASSESSMENT
   For distribution to the Iowa testing program by the
department of education on behalf of school districts and
accredited nonpublic schools to offset the costs associated
with a statewide student assessment administered in accordance
-8-with section 256.7, subsection 21, paragraph “b”:
..................................................  $3,000,000
   From the moneys appropriated in this subsection, not more
than $300,000 shall be distributed to the Iowa testing programs
within the university of Iowa college of education to offset
the costs of administering the statewide student assessment at
accredited nonpublic schools.
   14.  STATEWIDE CLEARINGHOUSE TO EXPAND WORK-BASED LEARNING
   For support costs associated with the creation of a
statewide clearinghouse to expand work-based learning as a part
of the future ready Iowa initiative:
..................................................  $300,000
   15.  POSTSECONDARY SUMMER CLASSES FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
PROGRAM
   For support costs associated with the creation of a
program to provide additional funds for resident high school
pupils enrolled in grades 9 through 12 to attend a community
college for college-level classes or attend a class taught
by a community college-employed instructor during the summer
and outside of the regular school year through a contractual
agreement between a community college and a school district
under the future ready Iowa initiative:
..................................................  $600,000
   Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys received by the
department pursuant to this subsection that remain unencumbered
or unobligated at the close of the fiscal year shall not revert
but shall remain available for expenditure for the purposes
specified in this subsection for the following fiscal year.
   16.  JOBS FOR AMERICA’S GRADUATES
   For school districts to provide direct services to the
most at-risk middle school or high school students enrolled
in school districts through direct intervention by a jobs for
America’s graduates specialist:
..................................................  $2,666,188
   17.  ATTENDANCE CENTER PERFORMANCE/GENERAL INTERNET SITE AND
-9-DATA SYSTEM SUPPORT
   For administration of a process for school districts to
establish specific performance goals and to evaluate the
performance of each attendance center operated by the district
in order to arrive at an overall school performance grade and
report card for each attendance center, for internet site
and data system support, and for not more than the following
full-time equivalent positions:
..................................................  $250,000
...............................................  FTEs1.95
   18.  ONLINE STATE JOB POSTING SYSTEM
   For purposes of administering the online state job posting
system in accordance with section 256.27:
..................................................  $230,000
   19.  SUCCESSFUL PROGRESSION FOR EARLY READERS
   For distribution to school districts for implementation
of section 279.68, subsection 2, relating to successful
progression for early readers:
..................................................  $7,824,782
   20.  EARLY WARNING SYSTEM FOR LITERACY
   For purposes of purchasing a statewide license for an early
warning assessment and administering the early warning system
for literacy established in accordance with section 279.68 and
rules adopted in accordance with section 256.7, subsection 31:
..................................................  $1,915,000
   The department shall administer and distribute to school
districts and accredited nonpublic schools the early warning
assessment system that allows teachers to screen and monitor
student literacy skills from prekindergarten through grade
six. The department may charge school districts and accredited
nonpublic schools a fee for the system not to exceed the actual
costs to purchase a statewide license for the early warning
assessment minus the moneys received by the department under
this subsection. The fee shall be determined by dividing the
actual remaining costs to purchase the statewide license for
-10-the school year by the number of pupils assessed under the
system in the current fiscal year. School districts may use
moneys received pursuant to section 257.10, subsection 11, and
moneys received for purposes of implementing section 279.68,
subsection 2, to pay the early warning assessment system fee.
   21.  IOWA READING RESEARCH CENTER
   a.  For purposes of the Iowa reading research center in
order to implement, in collaboration with the area education
agencies, the provisions of section 256.9, subsection 49,
paragraph “c”:
..................................................  $1,300,176
   b.  Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys received by the
department pursuant to this subsection that remain unencumbered
or unobligated at the close of the fiscal year shall not revert
but shall remain available for expenditure for the purposes
specified in this subsection for the following fiscal year.
   22.  COMPUTER SCIENCE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVE
FUND
   For deposit in the computer science professional development
incentive fund established under section 284.6A:
..................................................  $500,000
   23.  CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH SCHOOL-BASED TRAINING AND
SUPPORT
   For establishment of school-based children’s mental health
supports, including mental health awareness training for
educators:
..................................................  $2,100,000
   From moneys appropriated in this subsection, $1,200,000
shall be allocated to the area education agencies to provide
mental health awareness training for educators and schools,
$750,000 shall be allocated to the area education agencies in
the manner determined by the area education agencies to be
used to identify a range of approaches to best meet the mental
health needs of students and to strengthen community support
for students, and $150,000 shall be allocated to the area
-11-education agencies to create a clearinghouse of mental health
resources for use by schools and community providers.
   24.  BEST BUDDIES IOWA
   For school districts to create opportunities for one-to-one
friendships, integrated employment, and leadership development
for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities:
..................................................  $25,000
   The department of education shall establish criteria for
the distribution of moneys appropriated under this subsection
and shall require an organization receiving moneys under this
subsection to annually report student identifying data for
students participating in the program to the department in the
manner prescribed by the department as a condition of receiving
such moneys.
   25.  ADULT EDUCATION AND LITERACY PROGRAMS
   For distribution as grants to community colleges for
the purpose of adult basic education programs for students
requiring instruction in English as a second language:
..................................................  $500,000
   In issuing grants under this subsection, the department
shall use the same application process and criteria as are
used for purposes of awarding grants to community colleges for
the purpose of adult basic education programs for students
requiring instruction in English as a second language using
moneys that are appropriated to the department from the Iowa
skilled worker and job creation fund.
   26.  MIDWESTERN HIGHER EDUCATION COMPACT
   a.  For distribution to the midwestern higher education
compact to pay Iowa’s member state annual obligation:
..................................................  $115,000
   b.  Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated
for distribution to the midwestern higher education compact
pursuant to this subsection that remain unencumbered or
unobligated at the close of the fiscal year shall not revert
but shall remain available for expenditure for the purpose
-12-designated until the close of the succeeding fiscal year.
   27.  NONPUBLIC SCHOOL CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT PAYMENTS TO
COMMUNITY COLLEGES
   For payments to community colleges for the concurrent
enrollment of accredited nonpublic students under section
261E.8, subsection 2, paragraph “b”, if enacted by 2019 Iowa
Acts, Senate File 603:
..................................................  $1,000,000
   28.  COMMUNITY COLLEGES
   For general state financial aid to merged areas as defined in
section 260C.2 in accordance with chapters 258 and 260C:
..................................................  $208,690,889
   Notwithstanding the allocation formula in section 260C.18C,
the moneys appropriated in this subsection shall be allocated
as follows:
   a.  Merged Area I
..................................................  $10,288,776
   b.  Merged Area II
..................................................  $10,412,827
   c.  Merged Area III
..................................................  $9,627,629
   d.  Merged Area IV
..................................................  $4,747,988
   e.  Merged Area V
..................................................  $11,826,186
   f.  Merged Area VI
..................................................  $9,242,211
   g.  Merged Area VII
..................................................  $14,064,146
   h.  Merged Area IX
..................................................  $17,824,206
   i.  Merged Area X
..................................................  $32,630,575
   j.  Merged Area XI
..................................................  $35,062,314
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   k.  Merged Area XII
..................................................  $11,580,773
   l.  Merged Area XIII
..................................................  $12,595,615
   m.  Merged Area XIV
..................................................  $4,840,185
   n.  Merged Area XV
..................................................  $15,175,939
   o.  Merged Area XVI
..................................................  $8,771,520
   Sec. 6.  LIMITATIONS OF STANDING APPROPRIATION FOR AT-RISK
CHILDREN.
  Notwithstanding the standing appropriation in
section 279.51 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, and
ending June 30, 2020, the amount appropriated from the general
fund of the state to the department of education for programs
for at-risk children under section 279.51 shall be not more
than $10,524,389. The amount of any reduction in this section
shall be prorated among the programs specified in section
279.51, subsection 1, paragraphs “a”, “b”, and “c”.
   Sec. 7.  2017 Iowa Acts, chapter 172, section 50, subsection
5, as amended by 2018 Iowa Acts, chapter 1163, section 4, is
amended to read as follows:
   5.  PUBLIC BROADCASTING DIVISION
   For salaries, support, maintenance, capital expenditures,
and miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following
full-time equivalent positions:
..................................................  $7,589,415
7,689,415
...............................................  FTEs60.17
   Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys received by the
department pursuant to this subsection that remain unencumbered
or unobligated at the close of the fiscal year shall not revert
but shall remain available for expenditure for the purposes
specified in this subsection for the following fiscal year.
   Sec. 8.  2017 Iowa Acts, chapter 172, section 50, subsection
-14-12C, as enacted by 2018 Iowa Acts, chapter 1163, section 4, is
amended to read as follows:
   12C.  POSTSECONDARY SUMMER CLASSES FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
PROGRAM
   For support costs associated with the creation of a program
to provide additional funds for resident high school pupils
enrolled in grades 9-12 to attend a community college for
college-level classes or attend a class taught by a community
college-employed instructor during the summer and outside of
the regular school year through a contractual agreement between
a community college and a school district under the future
ready Iowa initiative:
..................................................  $600,000
   Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys received by the
department pursuant to this subsection that remain unencumbered
or unobligated at the close of the fiscal year shall not revert
but shall remain available for expenditure for the purposes
specified in this subsection for the following fiscal year.
STATE BOARD OF REGENTS
   Sec. 9.   There is appropriated from the general fund of
the state to the state board of regents for the fiscal year
beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020, the following
amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the
purposes designated:
   1.  OFFICE OF STATE BOARD OF REGENTS
   a.  For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous
purposes, and for not more than the following full-time
equivalent positions:
..................................................  $775,655
...............................................  FTEs2.48
   The state board of regents shall submit a monthly financial
report in a format agreed upon by the state board of regents
office and the legislative services agency. The report
submitted in December 2019 shall include the five-year
graduation rates for the regents universities.
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   b.  For moneys to be allocated to the western Iowa regents
resource center:
..................................................  $272,161
   c.  For moneys to be distributed to Iowa public radio for
public radio operations:
..................................................  $350,648
   d.  For allocation by the state board of regents to the state
university of Iowa, the Iowa state university of science and
technology, and the university of northern Iowa to support
new strategic initiatives, meet needs caused by enrollment
increases, meet the demand for new courses and services, to
fund new but unavoidable or mandated cost increases, and to
support any other initiatives important to the core functions
of the universities:
..................................................  $12,000,000
   2.  STATE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA
   a.  General university
   For salaries, support, maintenance, equipment, financial
aid, and miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the
following full-time equivalent positions:
..................................................  $214,710,793
...............................................  FTEs5,058.55
   b.  Oakdale campus
   For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous
purposes, and for not more than the following full-time
equivalent positions:
..................................................  $2,134,120
...............................................  FTEs38.25
   c.  State hygienic laboratory
   For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous
purposes, and for not more than the following full-time
equivalent positions:
..................................................  $4,297,032
...............................................  FTEs102.51
   d.  Family practice program
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   For allocation by the dean of the college of medicine, with
approval of the advisory board, to qualified participants
to carry out the provisions of chapter 148D for the family
practice residency education program, including salaries
and support, and for not more than the following full-time
equivalent positions:
..................................................  $1,745,379
...............................................  FTEs2.71
   e.  Child health care services
   For specialized child health care services, including
childhood cancer diagnostic and treatment network programs,
rural comprehensive care for hemophilia patients, and the
Iowa high-risk infant follow-up program, including salaries
and support, and for not more than the following full-time
equivalent positions:
..................................................  $643,641
...............................................  FTEs4.16
   f.  Statewide cancer registry
   For the statewide cancer registry, and for not more than the
following full-time equivalent positions:
..................................................  $145,476
...............................................  FTEs0.08
   g.  Substance abuse consortium
   For moneys to be allocated to the Iowa consortium for
substance abuse research and evaluation, and for not more than
the following full-time equivalent position:
..................................................  $54,197
...............................................  FTEs0.99
   h.  Center for biocatalysis
   For the center for biocatalysis, and for not more than the
following full-time equivalent positions:
..................................................  $706,371
...............................................  FTEs1.67
   i.  Primary health care initiative
   For the primary health care initiative in the college
-17-of medicine, and for not more than the following full-time
equivalent positions:
..................................................  $633,367
...............................................  FTEs6.23
   From the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph,
$254,889 shall be allocated to the department of family
practice at the state university of Iowa college of medicine
for family practice faculty and support staff.
   j.  Birth defects registry
   For the birth defects registry, and for not more than the
following full-time equivalent position:
..................................................  $37,370
...............................................  FTEs0.38
   k.  Larned A.Waterman Iowa nonprofit resource center
   For the Larned A. Waterman Iowa nonprofit resource center,
and for not more than the following full-time equivalent
positions:
..................................................  $158,641
...............................................  FTEs1.88
   l.  Iowa online advanced placement academy science,
technology, engineering, and mathematics initiative
   For the establishment of the Iowa online advanced placement
academy science, technology, engineering, and mathematics
initiative established pursuant to section 263.8A:
..................................................  $470,293
   m.  Iowa flood center
   For the Iowa flood center for use by the university’s college
of engineering pursuant to section 466C.1:
..................................................  $1,171,222
   3.  IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
   a.  General university
   For salaries, support, maintenance, equipment, financial
aid, and miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the
following full-time equivalent positions:
..................................................  $170,624,125
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...............................................  FTEs3,647.42
   b.  Agricultural experiment station
   For the agricultural experiment station salaries, support,
maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than
the following full-time equivalent positions:
..................................................  $29,886,877
...............................................  FTEs546.98
   c.  Cooperative extension service in agriculture and home
economics
   For the cooperative extension service in agriculture
and home economics salaries, support, maintenance, and
miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following
full-time equivalent positions:
..................................................  $18,266,722
...............................................  FTEs382.34
   d.  Livestock disease research
   For deposit in and the use of the livestock disease research
fund under section 267.8:
..................................................  $172,844
   4.  UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA
   a.  General university
   For salaries, support, maintenance, equipment, financial
aid, and miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the
following full-time equivalent positions:
..................................................  $95,712,362
...............................................  FTEs1,346.66
   b.  Recycling and reuse center
   For purposes of the recycling and reuse center, and for not
more than the following full-time equivalent positions:
..................................................  $175,256
...............................................  FTEs1.93
   c.  Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
collaborative initiative
   For purposes of the science, technology, engineering,
and mathematics (STEM) collaborative initiative established
-19-pursuant to section 268.7, and for not more than the following
full-time equivalent positions:
..................................................  $6,446,375
...............................................  FTEs5.50
   (1)  Except as otherwise provided in this lettered
paragraph, the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph
shall be expended for salaries, staffing, institutional
support, activities directly related to recruitment of
kindergarten through grade 12 mathematics and science teachers,
and for ongoing mathematics and science programming for
students enrolled in kindergarten through grade 12.
   (2)  The university of northern Iowa shall work with the
community colleges to develop STEM professional development
programs for community college instructors and STEM curriculum
development.
   (3)  From the moneys appropriated in this lettered
paragraph, not less than $500,000 shall be used to provide
technology education opportunities to high school,
career academy, and community college students through a
public-private partnership, as well as opportunities for
students and faculties at these institutions to secure
broad-based information technology certification. The
partnership shall provide all of the following:
   (a)  A research-based curriculum.
   (b)  Online access to the curriculum.
   (c)  Instructional software for classroom and student use.
   (d)  Certification of skills and competencies in a broad base
of information technology-related skill areas.
   (e)  Professional development for teachers.
   (f)  Deployment and program support, including but not
limited to integration with current curriculum standards.
   (4)  Notwithstanding section 8.33, of the moneys
appropriated in this paragraph “c” that remain unencumbered
or unobligated at the close of the fiscal year, an amount
equivalent to not more than 5 percent of the amount
-20-appropriated in this paragraph “c” shall not revert but shall
remain available for expenditure for summer programs for
students until the close of the succeeding fiscal year.
   d.  Real estate education program
   For purposes of the real estate education program, and for
not more than the following full-time equivalent position:
..................................................  $125,302
...............................................  FTEs0.86
   5.  STATE SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
   For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous
purposes, and for not more than the following full-time
equivalent positions:
..................................................  $10,299,287
...............................................  FTEs101.84
   6.  IOWA BRAILLE AND SIGHT SAVING SCHOOL
   For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous
purposes, and for not more than the following full-time
equivalent positions:
..................................................  $4,334,759
...............................................  FTEs58.00
   Sec. 10.  ENERGY COST-SAVINGS PROJECTS — FINANCING.  For
the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30,
2020, the state board of regents may use notes, bonds, or
other evidences of indebtedness issued under section 262.48 to
finance projects that will result in energy cost savings in an
amount that will cause the state board to recover the cost of
the projects within an average of six years.
   Sec. 11.  PRESCRIPTION DRUG COSTS.  Notwithstanding section
270.7, the department of administrative services shall pay
the state school for the deaf and the Iowa braille and sight
saving school the moneys collected from the counties during the
fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, for expenses relating to
prescription drug costs for students attending the state school
for the deaf and the Iowa braille and sight saving school.
   Sec. 12.  Section 84A.1B, subsection 13A, as enacted by
-21-2018 Iowa Acts, chapter 1067, section 7, is amended to read as
follows:
   13A.  Create, and update as necessary, a list of high-demand
jobs statewide for purposes of the future ready Iowa registered
apprenticeship development program created in section 15C.1,
the summer youth intern pilot program established under section
84A.12, the Iowa employer innovation program established
under section 84A.13, the future ready Iowa skilled workforce
last-dollar scholarship program established under section
261.131, the future ready Iowa skilled workforce grant program
established under section 261.132, and postsecondary summer
classes for high school students as provided under section
261E.8, subsection 7A. In addition to the list created by
the workforce development board under this subsection, each
community college, in consultation with regional career
and technical education planning partnerships, and with the
approval of the board of directors of the community college,
may identify and maintain a list of not more than five regional
high-demand jobs in the community college region, and shall
share the lists with the workforce development board. The
lists submitted by community colleges under the subsection
may be used in that community college region for purposes of
programs identified under this subsection. The workforce
development board shall have full discretion to select and
prioritize statewide high-demand jobs after consulting with
business and education stakeholders, as appropriate, and
seeking public comment. The workforce development board may
add to the list of high-demand jobs as it deems necessary.

For purposes of this subsection, “high-demand job” means a
job in the state for which that the board, or a community
college in accordance with this subsection, determines work
opportunities are available and qualified applicants are
lacking
 has identified in accordance with this subsectionIn
creating a list under this subsection, the following criteria,
at a minimum, shall apply:

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   a.  An entry-level wage of not less than fourteen dollars.
   b.  Educational attainment of a qualifying credential up to a
bachelor’s degree.
   c.  One or both of the following criteria:
   (1)  Projected annual job openings of at least two hundred
fifty or more during the next five years.
   (2)  Annual job growth of at least one percent.
   Sec. 13.  Section 261.25, subsections 1 and 2, Code 2019, are
amended to read as follows:
   1.  There is appropriated from the general fund of the state
to the commission for each fiscal year the sum of forty-six
 forty-seven million six seven hundred thirty three thousand
nine four hundred fifty-one sixty-three dollars for tuition
grants to qualified students who are enrolled in accredited
private institutions.
   2.  There is appropriated from the general fund of the state
to the commission for each fiscal year the sum of three four
hundred seventy-six twenty-six thousand two hundred twenty
dollars for tuition grants for qualified students who are
enrolled in eligible institutions. Of the moneys appropriated
under this subsection, not more than eighty thousand dollars
annually shall be used for tuition grants to qualified students
who are attending an eligible institution under section 261.9,
subsection 3, paragraph “b”.
   Sec. 14.  Section 261.86, subsection 1, unnumbered paragraph
1, Code 2019, is amended to read as follows:
   A national guard educational assistance program service
scholarship
is established to be administered by the college
student aid commission for members of the Iowa national guard
who are enrolled as undergraduate students in a community
college, an institution of higher learning under the state
board of regents, or an accredited private institution. The
college student aid commission shall adopt rules pursuant
to chapter 17A to administer this section. An individual
is eligible for the national guard educational assistance
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 service scholarship program if the individual meets all of the
following conditions:
   Sec. 15.  Section 261.86, subsection 1, paragraph a, Code
2019, is amended to read as follows:
   a.  Is a resident of the state and a member of an Iowa
army or air national guard unit while receiving educational
assistance
 scholarship award payments issued pursuant to this
section.
   Sec. 16.  Section 261.86, subsections 2, 3, 4, and 5, Code
2019, are amended to read as follows:
   2.  Educational assistance Scholarship awards paid pursuant
to this section shall not exceed the resident tuition rate
established for institutions of higher learning under
the control of the state board of regents. If the amount
appropriated in a fiscal year for purposes of this section is
insufficient to provide educational assistance scholarships
to all national guard members who apply for the program and
who are determined by the adjutant general to be eligible
for the program, the adjutant general shall, in coordination
with the commission, determine the distribution of educational
assistance
 scholarships. However, educational assistance
 scholarship awards paid pursuant to this section shall not
be less than fifty percent of the resident tuition rate
established for institutions of higher learning under the
control of the state board of regents or fifty percent of
the tuition rate at the institution attended by the national
guard member, whichever is lower. Neither eligibility nor
educational assistance scholarship award determinations shall
be based upon a national guard member’s unit, the location at
which drills are attended, or whether the eligible individual
is a member of the Iowa army or air national guard.
   3.  a.  (1)  An Except as provided in subparagraph (2), an
eligible member of the national guard, attending an institution
as provided in subsection 1, paragraph “d”, shall not receive
educational assistance scholarship awards under this section
-24-for more than one hundred twenty semester, or the equivalent,
credit hours of undergraduate study.
   (2)  An eligible member of the national guard, attending an
institution as provided in subsection 1, paragraph “d”, who is
enrolled in a program of education leading to a postsecondary
degree that meets the eligibility requirements for the federal
Edith Nourse Rogers STEM scholarship established under 38
U.S.C.§3320, shall not receive scholarship awards issued under
this section for more than one hundred thirty semester, or the
equivalent, credit hours of undergraduate study.
   (3)  A national guard member who has met the educational
requirements for a baccalaureate degree is ineligible for
educational assistance a scholarship award under this section.
   b.  A member of the national guard who received educational
assistance under this section prior to July 1, 2015, shall
be deemed to have received educational assistance for the
following number of credit hours for educational assistance
received before that date:
   (1)  For each semester that the member received educational
assistance while attending an institution as a full-time
student, twelve credit hours.
   (2)  For each semester that the member received educational
assistance while attending an institution as a part-time
student, six credit hours.
   (3)  For each trimester or quarter that the member received
educational assistance while attending an institution as a
full-time or part-time student, the number of credit hours that
are determined to be the semester equivalent by the college
student aid commission.
   4.  The eligibility of applicants and scholarship award
amounts of educational assistance to be paid shall be
certified by the adjutant general of Iowa to the college
student aid commission, and all amounts that are or become
due to a community college, accredited private institution,
or institution of higher learning under the control of the
-25-state board of regents under this section shall be paid to the
college or institution by the college student aid commission
upon receipt of certification by the president or governing
board of the educational institution as to accuracy of charges
made, and as to the attendance and academic progress of the
individual at the educational institution. The college student
aid commission shall maintain an annual record of the number of
participants and the dollar value of the educational assistance
provided
 awards issued.
   5.  For purposes of this section, unless otherwise required,
“educational assistance” means the same as
 Scholarships awarded
under this section may be used by the recipient for the
recipient’s
“cost of attendance” as defined in Tit.IV, pt.B,
of the federal Higher Education Act of 1965 as amended.
   Sec. 17.  Section 284.13, subsection 1, paragraphs a, b, c,
e, f, and g, Code 2019, are amended to read as follows:
   a.  For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018 2019, and
ending June 30, 2019 2020, to the department, the amount of
five hundred eight thousand two hundred fifty dollars for the
issuance of national board certification awards in accordance
with section 256.44. Of the amount allocated under this
paragraph, not less than eighty-five thousand dollars shall
be used to administer the ambassador to education position in
accordance with section 256.45.
   b.  For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018 2019, and
ending June 30, 2019 2020, up to seven hundred twenty-eight
thousand two hundred sixteen dollars to the department for
purposes of implementing the professional development program
requirements of section 284.6, assistance in developing model
evidence for teacher quality committees established pursuant to
section 284.4, subsection 1, paragraph “b”, and the evaluator
training program in section 284.10. A portion of the funds
allocated to the department for purposes of this paragraph may
be used by the department for administrative purposes and for
not more than four full-time equivalent positions.
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   c.  For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018 2019,
and ending June 30, 2019 2020, an amount up to one million
seventy-seven thousand eight hundred ten dollars to the
department for the establishment of teacher development
academies in accordance with section 284.6, subsection 10. A
portion of the funds allocated to the department for purposes
of this paragraph may be used for administrative purposes.
   e.  For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018 2019, and
ending June 30, 2019 2020, to the department an amount up to
twenty-five thousand dollars for purposes of the fine arts
beginning teacher mentoring program established under section
256.34.
   f.  For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018 2019, and
ending June 30, 2019 2020, to the department an amount up
to six hundred twenty-six thousand one hundred ninety-one
dollars shall be used by the department for a delivery system,
in collaboration with area education agencies, to assist in
implementing the career paths and leadership roles considered
pursuant to sections 284.15, 284.16, and 284.17, including but
not limited to planning grants to school districts and area
education agencies, technical assistance for the department,
technical assistance for districts and area education agencies,
training and staff development, and the contracting of external
expertise and services. In using moneys allocated for purposes
of this paragraph, the department shall give priority to school
districts with certified enrollments of fewer than six hundred
students. A portion of the moneys allocated annually to the
department for purposes of this paragraph may be used by the
department for administrative purposes and for not more than
five full-time equivalent positions.
   g.  For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019 2020, and
for each subsequent fiscal year, to the department, ten
million dollars for purposes of implementing the supplemental
assistance for high-need schools provisions of section 284.11.
Annually, of the moneys allocated to the department for
-27-purposes of this paragraph, up to one hundred thousand dollars
may be used by the department for administrative purposes and
for not more than one full-time equivalent position.
   Sec. 18.  EFFECTIVE DATE.  The following, being deemed of
immediate importance, takes effect upon enactment:
   1.  The section of this Act amending 2017 Iowa Acts, chapter
172, section 50, subsection 5, as amended by 2018 Iowa Acts,
chapter 1163, section 4.
   2.  The section of this Act amending 2017 Iowa Acts, chapter
172, section 50, subsection 12C, as enacted by 2018 Iowa Acts,
chapter 1163, section 4.
DIVISION II
workforce training programs — appropriations fy 2019-2020
   Sec. 19.   There is appropriated from the Iowa skilled worker
and job creation fund created in section 8.75 to the following
departments, agencies, and institutions for the fiscal year
beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020, the following
amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the
purposes designated:
   1.  DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
   a.  For deposit in the workforce training and economic
development funds created pursuant to section 260C.18A:
..................................................  $15,100,000
   From the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph
“a”, not more than $100,000 shall be used by the department
for administration of the workforce training and economic
development funds created pursuant to section 260C.18A.
   b.  For distribution to community colleges for the purposes
of implementing adult education and literacy programs pursuant
to section 260C.50:
..................................................  $5,500,000
   (1)  From the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph
“b”, $3,883,000 shall be allocated pursuant to the formula
established in section 260C.18C.
   (2)  From the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph
-28-“b”, not more than $150,000 shall be used by the department
for implementation of adult education and literacy programs
pursuant to section 260C.50.
   (3)  From the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph
“b”, not more than $1,257,000 shall be distributed as grants
to community colleges for the purpose of adult basic education
programs for students requiring instruction in English
as a second language. The department shall establish an
application process and criteria to award grants pursuant to
this subparagraph to community colleges. The criteria shall be
based on need for instruction in English as a second language
in the region served by each community college as determined by
factors including data from the latest federal decennial census
and outreach efforts to determine regional needs.
   (4)  From the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph
“b”, $210,000 shall be transferred to the department of human
services for purposes of administering a pilot project to
provide access to international resources to Iowans and new
Iowans to provide economic and leadership development resulting
in Iowa being a more inclusive and welcoming place to live,
work, and raise a family. The pilot project shall provide
supplemental support services for international refugees to
improve learning, English literacy, life skills, cultural
competencies, and integration in a county with a population
over 350,000 as determined by the 2010 federal decennial
census. The department of human services shall utilize a
request for proposals process to identify the entity best
qualified to implement the pilot project.
   c.  For capital projects at community colleges that meet the
definition of the term “vertical infrastructure” in section
8.57, subsection 5, paragraph “c”:
..................................................  $6,000,000
   Moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph shall be
disbursed pursuant to section 260G.6, subsection 3. Projects
that qualify for moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph
-29-shall include at least one of the following:
   (1)  Accelerated career education program capital projects.
   (2)  Major renovations and major repair needs, including
health, life, and fire safety needs, including compliance with
the federal Americans With Disabilities Act.
   d.  For deposit in the pathways for academic career and
employment fund established pursuant to section 260H.2:
..................................................  $5,000,000
   From the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph “d”,
not more than $200,000 shall be allocated by the department
for implementation of regional industry sector partnerships
pursuant to section 260H.7B and for not more than one full-time
equivalent position.
   e.  For deposit in the gap tuition assistance fund
established pursuant to section 260I.2:
..................................................  $2,000,000
   f.  For deposit in the statewide work-based learning
intermediary network fund created pursuant to section 256.40:
..................................................  $1,500,000
   From the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph
“f”, not more than $50,000 shall be used by the department for
expenses associated with the activities of the secondary career
and technical programming task force convened pursuant to this
Act.
   g.  For support costs associated with administering a
workforce preparation outcome reporting system for the purpose
of collecting and reporting data relating to the educational
and employment outcomes of workforce preparation programs
receiving moneys pursuant to this subsection:
..................................................  $200,000
   2.  COLLEGE STUDENT AID COMMISSION
   For purposes of providing skilled workforce shortage tuition
grants in accordance with section 261.130:
..................................................  $5,000,000
   3.  Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated
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unobligated at the close of the fiscal year shall not revert
but shall remain available for expenditure for the purposes
designated until the close of the succeeding fiscal year.
   Sec. 20.  IOWA INDUSTRIAL NEW JOBS TRAINING ACT — FY
2018-2019 DEFINITIONS.
  Notwithstanding section 260E.2, for
the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018, and ending June 30,
2019, “new job” includes a new, existing, or recalled job
in an industry which, for purposes of this section, means
a business existing on the effective date of this section
and located in a county with a population between 40,500 and
41,000, as determined by the 2010 federal decennial census,
that was declared a disaster area by the governor following a
weather-related natural disaster which impacted the county on
or about July 19, 2018.
   Sec. 21.  Section 260I.2, subsection 2, paragraph c, Code
2019, is amended to read as follows:
   c.  Moneys Except as provided in section 260I.10, subsection
4, moneys
in the fund shall be allocated pursuant to the
formula established in section 260C.18C. Notwithstanding
section 8.33, moneys in the fund at the close of the fiscal
year shall not revert to the general fund of the state but
shall remain available for expenditure for the purpose
designated for subsequent fiscal years. Notwithstanding
section 12C.7, subsection 2, interest or earnings on moneys in
the fund shall be credited to the fund.
   Sec. 22.  Section 260I.3, subsection 1, Code 2019, is amended
to read as follows:
   1.  The department state board of education, in consultation
with the economic development authority, shall adopt rules
pursuant to this chapter 17A defining eligibility criteria
for persons applying to receive tuition assistance under this
chapter.
   Sec. 23.  Section 260I.3, subsection 2, paragraph a, Code
2019, is amended to read as follows:
-31-   a.  The applicant’s family income for the six three months
prior to the date of application or documentation of a
life-changing event
.
   Sec. 24.  Section 260I.3, Code 2019, is amended by adding the
following new subsection:
   NEW SUBSECTION.  6.  The community college receiving the
application may limit an applicant to one eligible certificate
program or to eligible programs within one career pathway,
based on the funding available to the community college for
purposes of this program.
   Sec. 25.  Section 260I.4, subsection 4, Code 2019, is amended
by striking the subsection.
   Sec. 26.  Section 260I.7, Code 2019, is amended to read as
follows:
   260I.7  Initial assessment.
   An applicant for tuition assistance under this chapter shall
complete an initial assessment administered by the community
college receiving the application to determine the applicant’s
readiness to complete an eligible certificate program. The
assessment shall include assessments for completion of a
national career readiness certificate, including
the areas of
reading for information, applied and mathematics, and locating
information
. An applicant shall complete any additional
assessments and occupational research required by an eligible
certificate program.
   Sec. 27.  Section 260I.10, Code 2019, is amended by adding
the following new subsection:
   NEW SUBSECTION.  4.  The department of education, in
coordination with the community colleges, may adjust the
allocations generated pursuant to section 260I, subsection 2,
paragraph “c”, to ensure efficient delivery of services.
   Sec. 28.  Section 260I.11, Code 2019, is amended to read as
follows:
   260I.11  Rules.
   The department of state board of education, in consultation
-32-with the economic development authority and the community
colleges, shall adopt rules pursuant to chapter 17A and this
chapter to implement the provisions of this chapter.
   Sec. 29.  EFFECTIVE DATE.  The following, being deemed of
immediate importance, takes effect upon enactment:
   The section of this division of this Act relating to FY
2018-2019 definitions under the Iowa industrial new jobs
training Act.
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______________________________
LINDA UPMEYERSpeaker of the House
______________________________
CHARLES SCHNEIDERPresident of the Senate
   I hereby certify that this bill originated in the House and is known as House File 758, Eighty-eighth General Assembly.______________________________
CARMINE BOALChief Clerk of the House
Approved _______________, 2019______________________________
KIM REYNOLDSGovernor
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