Senate File 2417 - IntroducedA Bill ForAn Act 1relating to and making appropriations to state
2departments and agencies from the rebuild Iowa
3infrastructure fund and the technology reinvestment fund,
4and providing for related matters, and including effective
5date and retroactive applicability provisions.
6BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA:
1DIVISION I
2REBUILD IOWA INFRASTRUCTURE FUND
3   Section 1.  REBUILD IOWA INFRASTRUCTURE FUND —
4APPROPRIATIONS.
  There is appropriated from the rebuild Iowa
5infrastructure fund to the following departments and agencies
6for the following fiscal years, the following amounts, or so
7much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes
8designated:
   91.  DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND LAND STEWARDSHIP
   10a.  (1)  For deposit in the water quality initiative fund
11created in section 466B.45 for purposes of supporting the
12water quality initiative administered by the division of soil
13conservation and water quality as provided in section 466B.42,
14including salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous
15purposes, notwithstanding section 8.57, subsection 5, paragraph
16“c”:
   17FY 2020-2021:
..................................................  $185,200,000
   19(2)  (a)  The moneys appropriated in this lettered
20paragraph shall be used to support demonstration projects in
21subwatersheds as designated by the department that are part
22of high-priority watersheds identified by the water resources
23coordinating council.
   24(b)  The moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph
25shall be used to support demonstration projects in watersheds
26generally, including regional watersheds, as designated by the
27division and high-priority watersheds identified by the water
28resources coordinating council.
   29(3)  In supporting projects in watersheds and subwatersheds
30as provided in subparagraph (2), subparagraph divisions (a) and
31(b), all of the following shall apply:
   32(a)  The demonstration projects shall utilize water quality
33practices as described in the latest revision of the document
34entitled “Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy” initially presented
35in November 2012 by the department of agriculture and land
-1-1stewardship, the department of natural resources, and Iowa
2state university of science and technology.
   3(b)  The division shall implement demonstration projects
4as provided in subparagraph division (a) by providing
5for participation by persons who hold a legal interest in
6agricultural land used in farming. To every extent practical,
7the division shall provide for collaborative participation by
8such persons who hold a legal interest in agricultural land
9located within the same subwatershed.
   10(c)  The division shall implement demonstration projects on
11a cost-share basis as determined by the division. Except for
12edge-of-field practices, the state’s share of the amount shall
13not exceed 50 percent of the estimated cost of establishing the
14practice as determined by the division or 50 percent of the
15actual cost of establishing the practice, whichever is less.
   16(d)  The demonstration projects shall be used to educate
17other persons about the feasibility and value of establishing
18similar water quality practices. The division shall promote
19field day events for purposes of allowing interested persons to
20establish water quality practices on their agricultural land.
   21(e)  The division shall conduct water quality evaluations
22within supported subwatersheds. Within a reasonable period
23after accumulating information from such evaluations, the
24division shall create an aggregated database of water quality
25practices. Any information identifying a person holding a
26legal interest in agricultural land or specific agricultural
27land shall be a confidential record.
   28(4)  The moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph
29shall be used to support education and outreach in a manner
30that encourages persons who hold a legal interest in
31agricultural land used for farming to implement water quality
32practices, including the establishment of such practices in
33watersheds generally, and not limited to subwatersheds or
34high-priority watersheds.
   35(5)  The moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph
-2-1may be used to contract with persons to coordinate the
2implementation of efforts provided in this paragraph.
   3(6)  The moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph
4may be used by the department to support urban soil and water
5conservation efforts, which may include but are not limited
6to management practices related to bioretention, landscaping,
7the use of permeable or pervious pavement, and soil quality
8restoration. The moneys shall be allocated on a cost-share
9basis as provided in chapter 161A.
   10(7)  Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the
11contrary, the department may use moneys appropriated in
12this lettered paragraph to carry out the provisions of this
13paragraph on a cost-share basis in combination with other
14moneys available to the department from a state or federal
15source.
   16(8)  Not more than 10 percent of the moneys appropriated in
17this lettered paragraph may be used for costs of administration
18and implementation of the water quality initiative administered
19by the soil conservation division.
   20b.  For deposit in the renewable fuels infrastructure fund
21created in section 159A.16 for renewable fuel infrastructure
22programs:
   23FY 2020-2021:
..................................................  $243,000,000
   252.  DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS
   26a.  For deposit in the Iowa great places program fund created
27in section 303.3D for Iowa great places program projects that
28meet the definition of “vertical infrastructure” in section
298.57, subsection 5, paragraph “c”:
   30FY 2020-2021:
..................................................  $31750,000
   32b.  For grants to nonprofit organizations committed to
33strengthening communities through youth development, healthy
34living, and social responsibility for costs associated with
35the renovation and maintenance of facility infrastructure at
-3-1facilities located in cities with a population of less than
228,000 as determined by the 2010 federal decennial census:
   3FY 2020-2021:
..................................................  $4250,000
   53.  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
   6a.  For deposit in the community attraction and tourism fund
7created in section 15F.204:
   8FY 2020-2021:
..................................................  $94,500,000
   10b.  For equal distribution to regional sports authority
11districts certified by the department pursuant to section
1215E.321, notwithstanding section 8.57, subsection 5, paragraph
13“c”:
   14FY 2020-2021:
..................................................  $15500,000
   164.  DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
   17a.  For critical infrastructure at state institutions,
18including the state resource centers, the mental health
19institutes, and the state training school at Eldora:
   20FY 2020-2021:
..................................................  $21596,500
   22b.  For the renovation and construction of certain nursing
23facilities, consistent with the provisions of chapter 249K:
   24FY 2020-2021:
..................................................  $25500,000
   26c.  For a grant to a nonprofit agency that provides expert
27care for children with medical complexity to expand its
28services to those children who reach adulthood in their care
29by providing infrastructure funding for expanding a nursing
30facility:
   31FY 2020-2021:
..................................................  $32500,000
   33FY 2021-2022:
..................................................  $34500,000
   355.  IOWA LAW ENFORCEMENT ACADEMY
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   1For costs associated with furniture, fixtures, and equipment
2at the academy, notwithstanding section 8.57, subsection 5,
3paragraph “c”:
   4FY 2020-2021:
..................................................  $5280,000
   66.  DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
   7a.  For implementation of lake projects that have
8established watershed improvement initiatives and community
9support in accordance with the department’s annual lake
10restoration plan and report, notwithstanding section 8.57,
11subsection 5, paragraph “c”:
   12FY 2020-2021:
..................................................  $138,600,000
   14b.  For state park infrastructure improvements:
   15FY 2020-2021:
..................................................  $161,000,000
   17c.  For infrastructure improvements at Fort Atkinson state
18park and preserve:
   19FY 2020-2021:
..................................................  $20280,000
   217.  DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC DEFENSE
   22a.  For major maintenance projects at national guard
23armories and facilities:
   24FY 2020-2021:
..................................................  $251,000,000
   26b.  For improvement projects for Iowa national guard
27installations and readiness centers to support operations and
28training requirements:
   29FY 2020-2021:
..................................................  $301,000,000
   31c.  For construction improvement projects at the Camp Dodge
32facility:
   33FY 2020-2021:
..................................................  $34250,000
   35d.  The department of public defense shall report to the
-5-1general assembly by December 15, 2020, regarding the projects
2the department has funded or intends to fund from moneys
3appropriated to the department pursuant to this subsection for
4the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020.
   58.  DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
   6a.  For payments and other costs due under a financing
7agreement entered into by the treasurer of state for building
8the statewide interoperable communications system pursuant to
9section 29C.23, subsection 2, notwithstanding section 8.57,
10subsection 5, paragraph “c”:
   11FY 2020-2021:
..................................................  $123,960,945
   13b.  For the purchase of ballistic vests, notwithstanding
14section 8.57, subsection 5, paragraph “c”:
   15FY 2020-2021:
..................................................  $16467,500
   17c.  For the purchase of bomb suits, notwithstanding section
188.57, subsection 5, paragraph “c”:
   19FY 2020-2021:
..................................................  $20384,000
   21d.  For the purchase of an airplane, notwithstanding section
228.57, subsection 5, paragraph “c”:
   23FY 2020-2021:
..................................................  $241,713,170
   259.  BOARD OF REGENTS
   26a.  For allocation by the state board of regents to the
27state university of Iowa, Iowa state university of science
28and technology, and the university of northern Iowa to
29reimburse the institutions for deficiencies in the operating
30funds resulting from the pledging of tuition, student fees
31and charges, and institutional income to finance the cost of
32providing academic and administrative buildings and facilities
33and utility services at the institutions:
   34FY 2020-2021:
..................................................  $3528,268,466
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   1b.  For the renovation and construction of an industrial
2technology center at the university of northern Iowa to
3include reimbursement of infrastructure costs incurred by the
4university for construction of the facility in the prior fiscal
5year:
   6FY 2021-2022:
..................................................  $715,897,000
   8FY 2022-2023:
..................................................  $922,823,000
   1010.  DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
   11a.  For deposit in the railroad revolving loan and grant
12fund created in section 327H.20A, notwithstanding section 8.57,
13subsection 5, paragraph “c”:
   14FY 2020-2021:
..................................................  $15500,000
   16b.  For vertical infrastructure improvements at the
17commercial service airports within the state:
   18FY 2020-2021:
..................................................  $191,200,000
   20c.  For vertical infrastructure improvements at general
21aviation airports within the state:
   22FY 2020-2021:
..................................................  $23750,000
   24d.  For acquiring, constructing, and improving recreational
25trails within the state:
   26FY 2020-2021:
..................................................  $27750,000
   2811.  TREASURER OF STATE
   29For distribution in accordance with chapter 174 to qualified
30fairs that belong to the association of Iowa fairs for county
31fair vertical infrastructure improvements:
   32FY 2020-2021:
..................................................  $331,060,000
   3412.  DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
   35For resurfacing the roadway at the Iowa veteran’s cemetery:
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   1FY 2020-2021:
..................................................  $250,000
   313.  JUDICIAL BRANCH
   4a.  For major maintenance to the Iowa judicial building:
   5FY 2020-2021:
..................................................  $6400,000
   7b.  For furniture and equipment for justice centers
8located in counties with a population of less than 400,000
9as determined by the 2010 federal decennial census,
10notwithstanding section 8.57, subsection 5, paragraph “c”:
   11FY 2020-2021:
..................................................  $12211,455
13   Sec. 2.  REVERSION.  For purposes of section 8.33, unless
14specifically provided otherwise, unencumbered or unobligated
15moneys from an appropriation made in this division of this Act
16shall not revert but shall remain available for expenditure for
17the purposes designated until the close of the fiscal year that
18ends two years after the end of the fiscal year for which the
19appropriation is made. However, if the project or projects for
20which such appropriation was made are completed in an earlier
21fiscal year, unencumbered or unobligated moneys shall revert at
22the close of that same fiscal year.
23DIVISION II
24TECHNOLOGY REINVESTMENT FUND
25   Sec. 3.  TECHNOLOGY REINVESTMENT FUND.  There is
26appropriated from the technology reinvestment fund created in
27section 8.57C to the following departments and agencies for the
28fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020, and ending June 30, 2021,
29the following amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to
30be used for the purposes designated:
   311.  IOWA ETHICS AND CAMPAIGN DISCLOSURE BOARD
   32For upgrading the web reporting system:
..................................................  $33500,000
   342.  DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
   35For institutions building automation systems:
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..................................................  $1500,000
   23.  DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
   3a.  For the continued development and implementation of an
4educational data warehouse to be utilized by teachers, parents,
5school district administrators, area education agency staff,
6department of education staff, and policymakers:
..................................................  $7600,000
   8The department may allocate a portion of the moneys
9appropriated in this lettered paragraph for an e-transcript
10data system capable of tracking students throughout their
11education via interconnectivity with multiple schools.
   12b.  For maintenance and lease costs associated with
13connections for part III of the Iowa communications network:
..................................................  $142,727,000
   15c.  To the public broadcasting division for the replacement
16of equipment:
..................................................  $171,000,000
   184.  DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
   19For the implementation of a statewide mass notification and
20emergency messaging system:
..................................................  $21400,000
   225.  DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RIGHTS
   23a.  For the cost of equipment and computer software for the
24continued development and implementation of Iowa’s criminal
25justice information system:
..................................................  $261,400,000
   27b.  For the costs associated with the justice enterprise data
28warehouse:
..................................................  $29157,980
   306.  IOWA TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND TECHNOLOGY COMMISSION
   31For firewall and distributed denial-of-service attack
32protection for the Iowa communications network:
..................................................  $332,071,794
   347.  IOWA LAW ENFORCEMENT ACADEMY
   35For information technology for classrooms and conference
-9-1rooms at the academy building:
..................................................  $2400,000
   38.  DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT
   4a.  For the continued development and implementation of
5a searchable database that can be placed on the internet for
6budget and financial information:
..................................................  $745,000
   8b.  For the continued development and implementation of the
9comprehensive electronic grant management system:
..................................................  $1070,000
   11c.  For the upgrade of the local government budget and
12property tax system:
..................................................  $13624,000
   149.  DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
   15For replacement of computer infrastructure and software at
16the state medical examiner’s office:
..................................................  $17395,000
   1810.  DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE
   19For tax system modernization:
..................................................  $204,070,460
   2111.  DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
   22For security cameras at the Iowa veteran’s cemetery:
..................................................  $2321,000
   2412.  JUDICIAL BRANCH
   25For voice-over internet protocol phone upgrades at county
26courthouses:
..................................................  $27163,000
28   Sec. 4.  REVERSION.  For purposes of section 8.33, unless
29specifically provided otherwise, unencumbered or unobligated
30moneys from an appropriation made in this division of this Act
31shall not revert but shall remain available for expenditure for
32the purposes designated until the close of the fiscal year that
33ends two years after the end of the fiscal year for which the
34appropriation is made. However, if the project or projects for
35which such appropriation was made are completed in an earlier
-10-1fiscal year, unencumbered or unobligated moneys shall revert at
2the close of that same fiscal year.
3DIVISION III
4CHANGES TO PRIOR APPROPRIATIONS
5   Sec. 5.  2015 Iowa Acts, chapter 139, section 1, subsection
610, paragraph b, as amended by 2017 Iowa Acts, chapter 173,
7section 11, 2018 Iowa Acts, chapter 1162, section 9, and
82019 Iowa Acts, chapter 137, section 6 is amended to read as
9follows:
   10b.  For construction of a student innovation center at
11Iowa state university of science and technology, to include
12reimbursement of infrastructure costs incurred by the
13university for construction of the facility in the prior fiscal
14year years:
   15FY 2016-2017:
..................................................  $161,000,000
   17FY 2017-2018:
..................................................  $186,000,000
   19FY 2018-2019:
..................................................  $206,000,000
   21FY 2019-2020:
..................................................  $227,000,000
   23FY 2020-2021:
..................................................  $2410,000,000
256,625,000

   26FY 2021-2022:
..................................................  $2710,000,000
2813,375,000

29   Sec. 6.  2016 Iowa Acts, chapter 1133, section 7, is amended
30to read as follows:
   31SEC. 7.  REVERSION.
   321.  For Except as provided in subsection 2, for purposes
33of section 8.33, unless specifically provided otherwise,
34unencumbered or unobligated moneys made from an appropriation
35in this division of this Act shall not revert but shall remain
-11-1available for expenditure for the purposes designated until the
2close of the fiscal year that ends three years after the end of
3the fiscal year for which the appropriation is made. However,
4if the project or projects for which such appropriation was
5made are completed in an earlier fiscal year, unencumbered
6or unobligated moneys shall revert at the close of that same
7fiscal year.
   82.  For purposes of section 8.33, unless specifically
9provided otherwise, unencumbered or unobligated moneys
10appropriated in section 6, subsection 2, of this division of
11this 2016 Act, shall not revert but shall remain available for
12the purpose designated until the close of the fiscal year that
13begins July 1, 2020.
14   Sec. 7.  2018 Iowa Acts, chapter 1162, section 1, is amended
15to read as follows:
   161.  DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
   17For major maintenance projects:
   18FY 2018-2019:
..................................................  $1924,500,000
   20Of the moneys appropriated in this subsection for the fiscal
21year beginning July 1, 2018, the department shall give priority
22to projects for repair of the roof of the state historical
23building and is authorized to expend such amount not to exceed
24$3,300,000 for the costs associated with projects for repair of
25the roof of the state historical building.
   26FY 2019-2020:
..................................................  $2720,000,000
   28Of the moneys appropriated in this subsection for the fiscal
29year beginning July 1, 2019, the department shall give priority
30to projects for repair of the roof of the state historical
31building and is authorized to expend such amount not to exceed
32$3,300,000 for the costs associated with projects for repair of
33the roof of the state historical building.
   34FY 2020-2021:
..................................................  $3520,000,000
-12-110,000,000

   2FY 2021-2022:
..................................................  $320,000,000
   4FY 2022-2023:
..................................................  $520,000,000
6   Sec. 8.  2019 Iowa Acts, chapter 137, section 1, subsection
74, paragraphs d and e, are amended to read as follows:
   8d.  For deposit in the vacant state buildings demolition fund
9created in section 15.261:
   10FY 2019-2020:
..................................................  $111,000,000
   12FY 2020-2021:
..................................................  $131,000,000
   14FY 2021-2022:
..................................................  $151,000,000
  16e.  For deposit in the vacant state buildings rehabilitation
17fund created in section 15.262, notwithstanding section 8.57,
18subsection 5, paragraph “c”:
   19FY 2019-2020:
..................................................  $201,000,000
   21FY 2020-2021:
..................................................  $221,000,000
   23FY 2021-2022:
..................................................  $241,000,000
25   Sec. 9.  EFFECTIVE DATE.  This division of this Act, being
26deemed of immediate importance, takes effect upon enactment.
27DIVISION IV
28MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
29   Sec. 10.  Section 8.57C, subsection 3, paragraph a,
30subparagraph (2), Code 2020, is amended to read as follows:
   31(2)  The fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020 2021, and for
32each subsequent fiscal year thereafter.
33   Sec. 11.  Section 8.57C, subsection 3, Code 2020, is amended
34by adding the following new paragraph:
35   NEW PARAGRAPH.  i.  There is appropriated from the rebuild
-13-1Iowa infrastructure fund for the fiscal year beginning
2July 1, 2020, and ending June 30, 2021, the sum of eighteen
3million five hundred fifty thousand dollars to the technology
4reinvestment fund, notwithstanding section 8.57, subsection 5,
5paragraph “c”.
6   Sec. 12.  STATE CAPITOL MAINTENANCE FUND.  Notwithstanding
7the standing appropriation in section 2.12B, there is
8appropriated from the rebuild Iowa infrastructure fund for
9deposit in the state capitol maintenance fund established in
10section 2.12B for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020, the
11sum of one hundred thousand dollars.
12   Sec. 13.  ROUTINE MAINTENANCE FUND.  Notwithstanding the
13standing appropriation in section 8A.330, there is appropriated
14from the rebuild Iowa infrastructure fund to the department of
15administrative services for deposit in the routine maintenance
16fund established in section 8A.330 for the fiscal year
17beginning July 1, 2020, the sum of one million dollars.
18DIVISION V
19CONTINGENT EFFECTIVE DATE AND RETROACTIVE APPLICABILITY
20   Sec. 14.  EFFECTIVE UPON ENACTMENT.  Unless otherwise
21provided, this Act, if approved by the governor on or after
22July 1, 2020, takes effect upon enactment.
23   Sec. 15.  RETROACTIVE APPLICABILITY.  Unless otherwise
24provided, this Act, if approved by the governor on or after
25July 1, 2020, applies retroactively to July 1, 2020.
26EXPLANATION
27The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with
28the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly.
   29This bill relates to and makes appropriations to state
30departments and agencies from the rebuild Iowa infrastructure
31fund and the technology reinvestment fund, and provides for
32related matters. The bill is organized by divisions.
   33DIVISION I — REBUILD IOWA INFRASTRUCTURE FUND. This
34division appropriates project funding for FY 2020-2021 from
35the rebuild Iowa infrastructure fund for projects for the
-14-1departments of agriculture and land stewardship, cultural
2affairs, natural resources, public defense, public safety,
3transportation, and veterans affairs, and for the economic
4development authority, law enforcement academy, treasurer of
5state, and the judicial branch.
   6The division appropriates project funding for multiple
7fiscal years to the department of human services and the board
8of regents.
   9DIVISION II — TECHNOLOGY REINVESTMENT FUND. This
10division appropriates project funding for FY 2020-2021
11from the technology reinvestment fund for the departments
12of corrections, education, homeland security and emergency
13management, human rights, management, public health, revenue,
14and veterans affairs, and for the Iowa telecommunications and
15technology commission, ethics and campaign disclosure board,
16law enforcement academy, and the judicial branch.
   17DIVISION III — CHANGES TO PRIOR APPROPRIATIONS. The
18division makes a change to moneys appropriated from the rebuild
19Iowa infrastructure fund to the department of administrative
20services for major maintenance projects, the economic
21development authority for the vacant state buildings demolition
22and rehabilitation funds, and the board of regents for a
23project at the Iowa state university of science and technology.
24The division also makes a change to the reversion provision for
25moneys appropriated from the state bond repayment fund to the
26judicial branch for FY 2016-2017.
   27This division takes effect upon enactment.
   28DIVISION IV — MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS. Code section
298.57C, concerning the technology reinvestment fund, is amended
30to provide that the standing appropriation to the fund from the
31general fund for fiscal years beginning on or after July 1,
322020, is changed to fiscal years beginning on or after July 1,
332021, and to provide for an appropriation to the fund from the
34rebuild Iowa infrastructure fund for the fiscal year beginning
35July 1, 2020, of $18.55 million.
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   1The bill reduces the standing appropriation from the rebuild
2Iowa infrastructure fund to the state capitol maintenance fund
3created in Code section 2.12B for the fiscal year beginning
4July 1, 2020, from $500,000 to $100,000.
   5The bill also reduces the standing appropriation from the
6rebuild Iowa infrastructure fund to the routine maintenance
7fund created in Code section 8A.330 for the fiscal year
8beginning July 1, 2020, from $2 million to $1 million.
   9EFFECTIVE DATE AND RETROACTIVE APPLICABILITY. Unless
10otherwise provided, the bill, if approved by the governor on
11or after July 1, 2020, takes effect upon enactment and applies
12retroactively to July 1, 2020.
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