House Study Bill 66 - IntroducedA Bill ForAn Act 1relating to nonstate moneys expended by the board of
2regents and institutions governed by the board of regents,
3and including applicability provisions.
4BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA:
1   Section 1.  NEW SECTION.  262.26A  Nonstate moneys — approval
2by general assembly required — annual report.
   31.  The board and institutions governed by the board
4pursuant to section 262.7 shall not expend any nonstate moneys,
5including federal funds, public or private gifts or donations,
6nonstate grants or receipts, and any other moneys from any
7nonstate public or private sources, unless the expenditure is
8approved by an Act of the general assembly.
   92.  On or before January 15 of each year, the board shall
10submit a report to the general assembly and the governor
11detailing all of the following:
   12a.  The nature and amount of nonstate moneys received or
13expected to be received for expenditure in the following fiscal
14year by the board and each institution governed by the board.
   15b.  The nature and amount of each proposed expenditure of
16nonstate moneys in the following fiscal year by the board and
17each institution governed by the board.
   183.  The report required under subsection 2 is in addition to
19the estimates and reports required under sections 8.23, 8.44,
20and 262.26, and any other provision of law.
21   Sec. 2.  APPLICABILITY.  This Act applies to expenditures for
22the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2022, and each fiscal year
23thereafter.
24EXPLANATION
25The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with
26the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly.
   27Under current practice, the general assembly appropriates
28federal funds and other nonstate moneys to state governmental
29entities, including the state board of regents (board), in the
30biennial block grant appropriations bill.
   31This bill prohibits the board and institutions governed
32by the board (the state university of Iowa, including
33the university of Iowa hospitals and clinics; the Iowa
34state university of science and technology, including the
35agricultural experiment station; the university of northern
-1-1Iowa; the Iowa braille and sight saving school; the Iowa school
2for the deaf; the Oakdale campus; and the university of Iowa
3hospitals and clinics’ center for disabilities and development)
4from expending any nonstate moneys, including federal funds,
5public or private gifts or donations, nonstate grants or
6receipts, and any other moneys from any nonstate public or
7private sources, unless the expenditure is approved by an Act
8of the general assembly.
   9The bill requires the board to, on or before January 15
10of each year, submit a report to the general assembly and
11the governor detailing the nature and amount of nonstate
12moneys received or expected to be received for expenditure in
13the following fiscal year by the board and each institution
14governed by the board, and the nature and amount of each
15proposed expenditure of nonstate moneys in the following fiscal
16year by the board and each institution governed by the board.
   17The report required by the bill is in addition to the other
18estimates and reports required by current law, including under
19Code section 8.23 (annual estimates of expenditure requirements
20submitted to the department of management (DOM)), Code section
218.44 (quarterly report by the board to DOM on federal funds
22and other moneys received from any public or private sources
23except gifts or donations), and Code section 262.26 (report by
24the board to the governor and general assembly that includes an
25itemized account of the receipts and expenditures of the board,
26reports made to the board by the executive officers of the
27board’s institutions, and budgets for biennial appropriations
28deemed necessary and proper for the support of the board’s
29institutions and for extraordinary and special expenditures).
   30The bill applies to expenditures for the fiscal year
31beginning July 1, 2022, and each fiscal year thereafter.
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