Senate Study Bill 1191 - IntroducedA Bill ForAn Act 1relating to and making appropriations and related
2statutory changes involving state government entities
3involved with agriculture, natural resources, and
4environmental protection.
5BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA:
1DIVISION I
2DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND LAND STEWARDSHIP
3GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATION
4   Section 1.  GENERAL FUND — DEPARTMENT.
   51.  There is appropriated from the general fund of the state
6to the department of agriculture and land stewardship for the
7fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022,
8the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be
9used for the purposes designated:
   10For purposes of supporting the department, including
11divisions, for administration, regulation, and programs and for
12salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes:
..................................................  $1318,335,679
   142.  Of the amount appropriated in subsection 1, the following
15amount is transferred to Iowa state university of science and
16technology, to be used for the university’s midwest grape and
17wine industry institute:
..................................................  $18288,000
   193.  The department shall submit a report each quarter of the
20fiscal year to the legislative services agency, the department
21of management, the members of the joint appropriations
22subcommittee on agriculture and natural resources, and the
23chairpersons and ranking members of the senate and house
24committees on appropriations. The report shall describe in
25detail the expenditure of moneys appropriated in this section
26to support the department’s administration, regulation, and
27programs.
28DESIGNATED APPROPRIATIONs
29MISCELLANEOUS FUNDS
30   Sec. 2.  UNCLAIMED PARI-MUTUEL WAGERING WINNINGS —
31HORSE AND DOG RACING.
  There is appropriated from the moneys
32available under section 99D.13 to the department of agriculture
33and land stewardship for the fiscal year beginning July 1,
342021, and ending June 30, 2022, the following amount, or so
35much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes
-1-1designated:
   2For purposes of supporting the department’s administration
3and enforcement of horse and dog racing law pursuant to section
499D.22, including for salaries, support, maintenance, and
5miscellaneous purposes:
..................................................  $6305,516
7   Sec. 3.  RENEWABLE FUEL INFRASTRUCTURE FUND — MOTOR
8FUEL INSPECTION.
  There is appropriated from the renewable
9fuel infrastructure fund created in section 159A.16 to the
10department of agriculture and land stewardship for the fiscal
11year beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022, the
12following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be
13used for the purposes designated:
   14For purposes of the inspection of motor fuel, including
15salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes:
..................................................  $16500,000
17SPECIAL APPROPRIATIONS
18GENERAL FUND
19   Sec. 4.  DAIRY REGULATION.
   201.  There is appropriated from the general fund of the state
21to the department of agriculture and land stewardship for the
22fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022,
23the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be
24used for the purposes designated:
   25For purposes of performing functions pursuant to section
26192.109, including conducting a survey of grade “A” milk and
27certifying the results to the secretary of agriculture:
..................................................  $28189,186
   292.  Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated in
30this section that remain unencumbered or unobligated at the
31close of the fiscal year shall not revert but shall remain
32available to be used for the purposes designated until the
33close of the succeeding fiscal year.
34   Sec. 5.  LOCAL FOOD AND FARM PROGRAM.
   351.  There is appropriated from the general fund of the state
-2-1to the department of agriculture and land stewardship for the
2fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022,
3the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be
4used for the purposes designated:
   5For purposes of supporting the local food and farm program
6pursuant to chapter 267A:
..................................................  $775,000
   82.  The department shall enter into a cost-sharing agreement
9with Iowa state university of science and technology to support
10the local food and farm program coordinator position as part of
11the university’s cooperative extension service in agriculture
12and home economics pursuant to chapter 267A.
   133.  Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated in
14this section that remain unencumbered or unobligated at the
15close of the fiscal year shall not revert but shall remain
16available to be used for the purposes designated until the
17close of the succeeding fiscal year.
18   Sec. 6.  AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION.
   191.  There is appropriated from the general fund of the state
20to the department of agriculture and land stewardship for the
21fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022,
22the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be
23used for the purposes designated:
   24For purposes of allocating moneys to an Iowa association
25affiliated with a national organization which promotes
26agricultural education providing for future farmers:
..................................................  $2725,000
   282.  Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated in
29this section that remain unencumbered or unobligated at the
30close of the fiscal year shall not revert but shall remain
31available to be used for the purposes designated until the
32close of the succeeding fiscal year.
33   Sec. 7.  FOREIGN ANIMAL DISEASES AFFLICTING LIVESTOCK.
  34There is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the
35department of agriculture and land stewardship for the fiscal
-3-1year beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022, the
2following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be
3used for the purposes designated:
   4For deposit in the foreign animal disease preparedness and
5response fund created in section 163.3B:
..................................................  $61,000,000
7   Sec. 8.  FARMERS WITH DISABILITIES PROGRAM.
   81.  There is appropriated from the general fund of the state
9to the department of agriculture and land stewardship for the
10fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022,
11the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be
12used for the purposes designated:
   13For purposes of supporting a program for farmers with
14disabilities:
..................................................  $15180,000
   162.  The moneys appropriated in subsection 1 shall be used for
17the public purpose of providing a grant to a national nonprofit
18organization with over 80 years of experience in assisting
19children and adults with disabilities and special needs. The
20moneys shall be used to support a nationally recognized program
21that began in 1986 and has been replicated in at least 30 other
22states, but which is not available through any other entity
23in this state, and that provides assistance to farmers with
24disabilities in all 99 counties to allow the farmers to remain
25in their own homes and be gainfully engaged in farming through
26provision of agricultural worksite and home modification
27consultations, peer support services, services to families,
28information and referral, and equipment loan services.
   293.  Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated in
30this section that remain unencumbered or unobligated at the
31close of the fiscal year shall not revert but shall remain
32available for expenditure for the purposes designated until the
33close of the succeeding fiscal year.
34   Sec. 9.  LOESS HILLS DEVELOPMENT AND CONSERVATION FUND —
35HUNGRY CANYONS ACCOUNT
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   11.  There is appropriated from the general fund of the state
2to the department of agriculture and land stewardship for the
3fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022,
4the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be
5used for the purposes designated:
   6For deposit in the hungry canyons account of the loess hills
7development and conservation fund created pursuant to section
8161D.2:
..................................................  $950,000
   102.  Not more than 10 percent of the moneys appropriated to
11the hungry canyons account as provided in subsection 1 may be
12used for administrative costs.
13   Sec. 10.  GRAIN REGULATION.  There is appropriated from the
14general fund of the state to the department of agriculture
15and land stewardship for the fiscal year beginning July 1,
162021, and ending June 30, 2022, the following amount, or so
17much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes
18designated:
   19For the administration and enforcement of chapters 203
20and 203C, including salaries, support, maintenance, and
21miscellaneous purposes:
..................................................  $22350,000
23   Sec. 11.  VALUE ADDED AGRICULTURE GRANT PROGRAM.  There
24is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the
25department of agriculture and land stewardship for the fiscal
26year beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022, the
27following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be
28used for the purposes designated:
   29For the administration and execution of a value added
30agriculture grant program to identify, evaluate, and support
31programs and services which add value to agriculture products,
32enable new technology, and support marketing strategies:
..................................................  $33500,000
34DIVISION II
35GENERAL FUND
-5-1DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND LAND STEWARDSHIP
2WATER QUALITY INITIATIVE
3   Sec. 12.  WATER QUALITY INITIATIVE — GENERAL.
   41.  There is appropriated from the general fund of the state
5to the department of agriculture and land stewardship for the
6fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022,
7the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be
8used for the purposes designated:
   9For deposit in the water quality initiative fund created in
10section 466B.45, for purposes of supporting the water quality
11initiative administered by the division of soil conservation
12and water quality as provided in section 466B.42, including
13salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes:
..................................................  $143,000,000
   152.  a.  The moneys appropriated in subsection 1 shall be
16used to support projects in subwatersheds as designated by the
17division that are part of high-priority watersheds identified
18by the water resources coordinating council established
19pursuant to section 466B.3.
   20b.  The moneys appropriated in subsection 1 shall be used to
21support projects in watersheds generally, including regional
22watersheds, as designated by the division and high-priority
23watersheds identified by the water resources coordinating
24council established pursuant to section 466B.3.
   253.  In supporting projects in subwatersheds and watersheds
26as provided in subsection 2, all of the following shall apply:
   27a.  The demonstration projects shall utilize water quality
28practices as described in the Iowa nutrient reduction strategy
29as defined in section 455B.171.
   30b.  The division shall implement demonstration projects as
31provided in paragraph “a” by providing for participation by
32persons who hold a legal interest in agricultural land used in
33farming. To every extent practical, the division shall provide
34for collaborative participation by such persons who hold a
35legal interest in agricultural land located within the same
-6-1subwatershed.
   2c.  The division shall implement a demonstration project on
3a cost-share basis as determined by the division. However,
4except for edge-of-field practices, the state’s share of the
5amount shall not exceed 50 percent of the estimated cost of
6establishing the practice as determined by the division or
750 percent of the actual cost of establishing the practice,
8whichever is less.
   9d.  The demonstration projects shall be used to educate other
10persons about the feasibility and value of establishing similar
11water quality practices. The division shall promote field day
12events for purposes of allowing interested persons to establish
13water quality practices on their agricultural land.
   14e.  The division shall conduct water quality evaluations
15within supported subwatersheds. Within a reasonable period
16after accumulating information from such evaluations, the
17division shall create an aggregated database of water quality
18practices. Any information identifying a person holding a
19legal interest in agricultural land or specific agricultural
20land shall be a confidential record under section 22.7.
   214.  The moneys appropriated in subsection 1 shall be used
22to support education and outreach in a manner that encourages
23persons who hold a legal interest in agricultural land used for
24farming to implement water quality practices, including the
25establishment of such practices in watersheds generally, and
26not limited to subwatersheds or high-priority watersheds.
   275.  The moneys appropriated in subsection 1 may be used
28to contract with persons to coordinate the implementation of
29efforts provided in this section.
   306.  The moneys appropriated in subsection 1 may be used by
31the department to support urban soil and water conservation
32efforts, which may include but are not limited to management
33practices related to bioretention, landscaping, the use of
34permeable or pervious pavement, and soil quality restoration.
35The moneys shall be allocated on a cost-share basis as provided
-7-1in chapter 161A.
   27.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the
3contrary, the department may use moneys appropriated in
4subsection 1 to carry out the provisions of this section on a
5cost-share basis in combination with other moneys available to
6the department from a state or federal source.
   78.  Not more than 10 percent of the moneys appropriated in
8this section may be used to pay for the costs of administering
9and implementing the water quality initiative by the
10department’s division of soil conservation and water quality as
11provided in section 466B.42 and this section.
12DIVISION III
13department of natural resources
14   Sec. 13.  GENERAL FUND — DEPARTMENT.
   151.  There is appropriated from the general fund of the state
16to the department of natural resources for the fiscal year
17beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022, the following
18amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the
19purposes designated:
   20For purposes of supporting the department, including
21divisions, for administration, regulation, and programs and for
22salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes:
..................................................  $2311,958,058
   242.  The department shall submit a report each quarter of the
25fiscal year to the legislative services agency, the department
26of management, the members of the joint appropriations
27subcommittee on agriculture and natural resources, and the
28chairpersons and ranking members of the senate and house
29committees on appropriations. The report shall describe in
30detail the expenditure of moneys appropriated under this
31section to support the department’s administration, regulation,
32and programs.
33   Sec. 14.  STATE FISH AND GAME PROTECTION FUND — REGULATION
34AND ADVANCEMENT OF OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES.
   351.  There is appropriated from the state fish and game
-8-1protection fund created pursuant to section 456A.17 to the
2department of natural resources for the fiscal year beginning
3July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022, the following amount,
4or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes
5designated:
   6For purposes of supporting the regulation or advancement of
7hunting, fishing, or trapping, or the protection, propagation,
8restoration, management, or harvest of fish or wildlife,
9including for administration, regulation, law enforcement, and
10programs; and for salaries, support, maintenance, equipment,
11and miscellaneous purposes:
..................................................  $1246,273,501
   132.  Notwithstanding section 455A.10, the department may use
14the unappropriated balance remaining in the state fish and game
15protection fund to provide for the funding of health and life
16insurance premium payments from unused sick leave balances of
17conservation peace officers employed in a protection occupation
18who retire, pursuant to section 97B.49B.
   193.  Notwithstanding section 455A.10, the department of
20natural resources may use the unappropriated balance remaining
21in the state fish and game protection fund for the fiscal
22year beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022, as is
23necessary to fund salary adjustments for departmental employees
24for which the general assembly has made an operating budget
25appropriation in subsection 1.
26   Sec. 15.  GROUNDWATER PROTECTION FUND — WATER
27QUALITY.
  There is appropriated from the groundwater protection
28fund created in section 455E.11 to the department of natural
29resources for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021,
30and ending June 30, 2022, from those moneys which are not
31allocated pursuant to that section, the following amount, or
32so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes
33designated:
   34For purposes of supporting the department’s protection
35of the state’s groundwater, including for administration,
-9-1regulation, and programs, and for salaries, support,
2maintenance, equipment, and miscellaneous purposes:
..................................................  $33,455,850
4DESIGNATED APPROPRIATIONS
5MISCELLANEOUS FUNDS
6   Sec. 16.  SPECIAL SNOWMOBILE FUND — SNOWMOBILE
7PROGRAM.
  There is appropriated from the special snowmobile
8fund created under section 321G.7 to the department of natural
9resources for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021, and
10ending June 30, 2022, the following amount, or so much thereof
11as is necessary, to be used for the purpose designated:
   12For purposes of administering and enforcing the state
13snowmobile programs:
..................................................  $14100,000
15   Sec. 17.  UNASSIGNED REVENUE FUND — UNDERGROUND STORAGE
16TANKS SECTION EXPENSES.
  There is appropriated from the
17unassigned revenue fund administered by the Iowa comprehensive
18petroleum underground storage tank fund board established
19pursuant to section 455G.4 to the department of natural
20resources for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021, and
21ending June 30, 2022, the following amount, or so much thereof
22as is necessary, to be used for the purpose designated:
   23For purposes of paying for administration expenses of the
24department’s underground storage tanks section:
..................................................  $25200,000
26SPECIAL APPROPRIATIONS
27GENERAL FUND
28   Sec. 18.  FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT AND DAM SAFETY.
   291.  There is appropriated from the general fund of the state
30to the department of natural resources for the fiscal year
31beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022, the following
32amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the
33purpose designated:
   34For purposes of supporting floodplain management and dam
35safety:
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..................................................  $11,510,000
   22.  Of the amount appropriated in subsection 1, up to
3$400,000 may be used by the department to acquire or install
4stream gages for purposes of tracking and predicting flood
5events and for compiling necessary data to improve flood
6frequency analysis.
   73.  Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated in
8subsection 1 that remain unencumbered or unobligated at the
9close of the fiscal year shall not revert but shall remain
10available for expenditure for the purposes designated until the
11close of the succeeding fiscal year.
12   Sec. 19.  FORESTRY HEALTH MANAGEMENT.
   131.  There is appropriated from the general fund of the state
14to the department of natural resources for the fiscal year
15beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022, the following
16amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the
17purposes designated:
   18For purposes of providing for forestry health management
19programs:
..................................................  $20500,000
   212.  Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated in
22this section that remain unencumbered or unobligated at the
23close of the fiscal year shall not revert but shall remain
24available to be used for the purposes designated until the
25close of the succeeding fiscal year.
26DIVISION IV
27iowa state university
28SPECIAL GENERAL FUND appropriationS
29VETERINARY DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY
30   Sec. 20.  VETERINARY DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY.
   311.  There is appropriated from the general fund of the state
32to Iowa state university of science and technology for the
33fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022,
34the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be
35used for the purposes designated:
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   1For purposes of supporting the college of veterinary
2medicine for the operation of the veterinary diagnostic
3laboratory:
..................................................  $44,337,528
   52.  a.  Iowa state university of science and technology
6shall not reduce the amount that it allocates to support the
7college of veterinary medicine from any other source due to the
8appropriation made in this section.
   9b.  Paragraph “a” does not apply to a reduction made to
10support the college of veterinary medicine, if the same
11percentage of reduction imposed on the college of veterinary
12medicine is also imposed on all of Iowa state university of
13science and technology’s budget units.
   143.  If by June 30, 2022, Iowa state university of science and
15technology fails to allocate the moneys appropriated in this
16section to the college of veterinary medicine in accordance
17with this section, the moneys appropriated in this section for
18that fiscal year shall revert to the general fund of the state.
19DIVISION V
20STATE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA
21SPECIAL GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATION
22AGRICULTURAL SAFETY AND HEALTH
23   Sec. 21.  IOWA’S CENTER FOR AGRICULTURAL SAFETY AND HEALTH
24(I-CASH).
   251.  There is appropriated from the general fund of the state
26to the state university of Iowa for the fiscal year beginning
27July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022, the following amount,
28or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes
29designated:
   30For supporting the operations of Iowa’s center for
31agricultural safety and health, as part of the university’s
32college of public health, and in cooperation with the
33department of agriculture and land stewardship, to anticipate,
34recognize, and prevent occupational illness and injury among
35members of the agricultural community:
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..................................................  $1128,154
   22.  As a condition of the appropriation in subsection 1,
3the state university of Iowa shall retain the director of
4Iowa’s center for agricultural safety and health employed on
5the effective date of this division of this Act for at least
6the same number of hours for the fiscal year beginning July
71, 2021, as worked by the director during the fiscal year
8beginning July 1, 2020.
   93.  The state university of Iowa shall not reduce the amount
10allocated to support Iowa’s center for agricultural safety from
11any other source due to the appropriation made in this division
12of this Act.
   134.  If by June 30, 2022, the state university of Iowa fails
14to use the moneys appropriated in subsection 1 in accordance
15with purposes and conditions of this section, any unencumbered
16and unobligated moneys appropriated in subsection 1 for the
17fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022,
18shall revert to the general fund of the state. In addition, if
19moneys are required to be reverted pursuant to section 8.33,
20the state university of Iowa shall transfer to the general
21fund from any otherwise unencumbered and unobligated moneys
22from any other general fund appropriation or from any moneys
23available from other funding sources an amount equal to the
24amount appropriated in subsection 1 less any amount reverted to
25the general fund of the state pursuant to this subsection.
26DIVISION VI
27environment first fund
28general appropriations
29   Sec. 22.  DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND LAND
30STEWARDSHIP.
  There is appropriated from the environment first
31fund created in section 8.57A to the department of agriculture
32and land stewardship for the fiscal year beginning July 1,
332021, and ending June 30, 2022, the following amounts, or so
34much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes
35designated:
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   11.  CONSERVATION RESERVE ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM (CREP)
   2a.  For the conservation reserve enhancement program to
3restore and construct wetlands for the purposes of intercepting
4tile line runoff, reducing nutrient loss, improving water
5quality, and enhancing agricultural production practices:
..................................................  $61,000,000
   7b.  Not more than 10 percent of the moneys appropriated
8in paragraph “a” may be used for costs of administration and
9implementation of soil and water conservation practices.
   10c.  Notwithstanding any other provision in law, the
11department may use moneys appropriated in this subsection,
12in combination with other appropriate environment first
13fund appropriations, for cost sharing to match United States
14department of agriculture, natural resources conservation
15service, wetlands reserve enhancement program (WREP) funding
16available to Iowa.
   172.  WATERSHED PROTECTION
   18a.  For continuation of a program that provides
19multiobjective resource protections for flood control, water
20quality, erosion control, and natural resource conservation:
..................................................  $21900,000
   22b.  Not more than 10 percent of the moneys appropriated
23in paragraph “a” may be used for costs of administration and
24implementation of soil and water conservation practices.
   253.  CONSERVATION RESERVE PROGRAM (CRP)
   26a.  To encourage and assist farmers in enrolling in and the
27implementation of the federal conservation reserve program and
28to work with them to enhance their revegetation efforts to
29improve water quality and habitat:
..................................................  $30900,000
   31b.  Not more than 10 percent of the moneys appropriated
32in paragraph “a” may be used for costs of administration and
33implementation of soil and water conservation practices.
   344.  SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION
   35a.  For use by the department in providing for soil and water
-14-1conservation:
..................................................  $28,325,000
   3b.  (1)  Of the amount appropriated in paragraph “a”, for
4transfer to the loess hills development and conservation fund
5created in section 161D.2:
..................................................  $6490,000
   7(2)  (a)  Of the amount transferred to the loess hills
8development and conservation fund in subparagraph (1), $450,000
9shall be allocated to the fund’s hungry canyons account.
   10(b)  Not more than 10 percent of the moneys allocated to
11the fund’s hungry canyons account as provided in subparagraph
12division (a) may be used for administrative costs.
   13(3)  (a)  Of the amount transferred to the loess hills
14development and conservation fund in subparagraph (1), $40,000
15shall be allocated to the fund’s loess hills alliance account.
   16(b)  Not more than 10 percent of the moneys allocated to the
17fund’s loess hills alliance account as provided in subparagraph
18division (a) may be used for administrative costs.
   19c.  Of the remaining amount appropriated in paragraph “a”,
20for use by the department in providing for soil and water
21conservation administration, the conservation of soil and
22water resources, or the support of soil and water conservation
23districts:
..................................................  $247,835,000
   25d.  Of the amount appropriated in paragraph “c” that the
26department allocates to a soil and water conservation district,
27the first $15,000 may be expended by the district for the
28purpose of providing financial incentives under section 161A.73
29to establish management practices for the control of soil
30erosion on land that is row-cropped, including but not limited
31to nontill planting, ridge-till planting, and contouring
32strip-cropping. Of any remaining amount of that appropriation
33allocated by the department to a district, 30 percent may be
34expended by the district for that same purpose.
   35e.  Not more than 5 percent of the moneys appropriated in
-15-1paragraph “c” may be allocated for cost sharing to address
2complaints filed under section 161A.47.
   3f.  Of the moneys appropriated in paragraph “c”, 5 percent
4shall be allocated for financial incentives to establish
5practices to protect watersheds above publicly owned lakes of
6the state from soil erosion and sediment as provided in section
7161A.73.
   8g.  The state soil conservation and water quality committee
9established by section 161A.4 may allocate moneys appropriated
10in paragraph “c” to conduct research and demonstration projects
11to promote conservation tillage and nonpoint source pollution
12control practices.
   13h.  The allocation of moneys as financial incentives as
14provided in section 161A.73 may be used in combination with
15moneys allocated by the department of natural resources.
   16i.  Not more than 15 percent of the moneys appropriated
17in paragraph “c” may be used for costs of administration and
18implementation of soil and water conservation practices.
   195.  SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION — ADMINISTRATION
   20a.  For use by the department for costs of administration and
21implementation of soil and water conservation practices:
..................................................  $223,800,000
   23b.  Of the moneys appropriated in paragraph “a”, $150,000
24is allocated to support field staff providing technical
25assistance.
26   Sec. 23.  DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES.  There is
27appropriated from the environment first fund created in section
288.57A to the department of natural resources for the fiscal
29year beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022, the
30following amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be
31used for the purposes designated:
   321.  STATE PARKS MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS
   33For regular maintenance and operations of state parks and
34staff time associated with these activities:
..................................................  $356,235,000
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   12.  GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS)
   2To provide local watershed managers with geographic
3information system data for their use in developing,
4monitoring, and displaying results of their watershed work:
..................................................  $5195,000
   63.  WATER QUALITY MONITORING
   7For continuing the establishment and operation of water
8quality monitoring stations:
..................................................  $92,955,000
   104.  PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM ACCOUNT
   11For deposit in the public water supply system account of the
12water quality protection fund created in section 455B.183A:
..................................................  $13500,000
   145.  REGULATION OF ANIMAL FEEDING OPERATIONS
   15For the regulation of animal feeding operations, including
16as provided for in chapters 459, 459A, and 459B:
..................................................  $171,320,000
   186.  AMBIENT AIR QUALITY
   19For the abatement, control, and prevention of ambient
20air pollution in this state, including measures as necessary
21to assure attainment and maintenance of ambient air quality
22standards from particulate matter:
..................................................  $23425,000
   247.  FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT AND DAM SAFETY
   25For supporting floodplain management and dam safety:
..................................................  $26375,000
27   Sec. 24.  STATE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA — IOWA GEOLOGICAL
28SURVEY.
  There is appropriated from the environment first
29fund created in section 8.57A to the state university of Iowa
30for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June
3130, 2022, the following amounts, or so much thereof as is
32necessary, to be used for the purposes designated:
   331.  OPERATIONS
   34For purposes of supporting the operations of the Iowa
35geological survey of the state as created within the state
-17-1university of Iowa pursuant to section 456.1, including but not
2limited to providing analysis; data maintenance, collection,
3and compilation; investigative programs; and information for
4water supply development and protection:
..................................................  $5200,000
   62.  WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
   7For purposes of supporting the Iowa geological survey in
8measuring, assessing, and evaluating the quantity of water
9sources in this state and assisting the department of natural
10resources in regulating water quantity as provided in chapter
11455B, division III, part 4, pursuant to sections 455B.262B and
12456.14:
..................................................  $13495,000
14   Sec. 25.  REVERSION.
  151.  a.  Except as provided in paragraph “b”, and
16notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated for the
17fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021, in this division of this
18Act that remain unencumbered or unobligated at the close of the
19fiscal year shall not revert but instead shall remain available
20to be used for the purposes designated until the close of the
21succeeding fiscal year, or until the project for which the
22appropriation was made is completed, whichever is earlier.
   23b.  Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated for
24the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021, in this division of
25this Act to the department of agriculture and land stewardship
26to provide financial assistance for the establishment of
27permanent soil and water conservation practices that remain
28unencumbered or unobligated at the close of the fiscal year
29shall not revert but instead shall remain available for
30expenditure for the purposes designated until the close of the
31fiscal year beginning July 1, 2024.
   322.  Subsection 1 does not apply to moneys transferred
33pursuant to this division of this Act to the loess hills
34development and conservation fund created in section 161D.2
35which shall not revert as provided in that section.
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1DIVISION VII
2ENVIRONMENT FIRST FUND
3SPECIAL APPROPRIATIONS
4   Sec. 26.  WATER QUALITY INITIATIVE — DEPARTMENT OF
5AGRICULTURE AND LAND STEWARDSHIP.
   61.  There is appropriated from the environment first fund
7created in section 8.57A to the department of agriculture
8and land stewardship for the fiscal year beginning July 1,
92021, and ending June 30, 2022, the following amount, or so
10much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes
11designated:
   12For deposit in the water quality initiative fund created in
13section 466B.45, for purposes of supporting the water quality
14initiative administered by the division of soil conservation
15and water quality as provided in section 466B.42, including
16salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes:
..................................................  $172,375,000
   182.  a.  The moneys appropriated in subsection 1 shall be
19used to support projects in subwatersheds as designated by the
20division that are part of high-priority watersheds identified
21by the water resources coordinating council established
22pursuant to section 466B.3.
   23b.  The moneys appropriated in subsection 1 shall be used to
24support projects in watersheds generally, including regional
25watersheds, as designated by the division and high-priority
26watersheds identified by the water resources coordinating
27council established pursuant to section 466B.3.
   283.  In supporting projects in subwatersheds and watersheds
29as provided in subsection 2, all of the following shall apply:
   30a.  The demonstration projects shall utilize water quality
31practices as described in the Iowa nutrient reduction strategy
32as defined in section 455B.171.
   33b.  The division shall implement demonstration projects as
34provided in paragraph “a” by providing for participation by
35persons who hold a legal interest in agricultural land used in
-19-1farming. To every extent practical, the division shall provide
2for collaborative participation by such persons who hold a
3legal interest in agricultural land located within the same
4subwatershed.
   5c.  The division shall implement a demonstration project on
6a cost-share basis as determined by the division. However,
7except for edge-of-field practices, the state’s share of the
8amount shall not exceed 50 percent of the estimated cost of
9establishing the practice as determined by the division or
1050 percent of the actual cost of establishing the practice,
11whichever is less.
   12d.  The demonstration projects shall be used to educate other
13persons about the feasibility and value of establishing similar
14water quality practices. The division shall promote field day
15events for purposes of allowing interested persons to establish
16water quality practices on their agricultural land.
   17e.  The division shall conduct water quality evaluations
18within supported subwatersheds. Within a reasonable period
19after accumulating information from such evaluations, the
20division shall create an aggregated database of water quality
21practices. Any information identifying a person holding a
22legal interest in agricultural land or specific agricultural
23land shall be a confidential record under section 22.7.
   244.  The moneys appropriated in subsection 1 shall be used
25to support education and outreach in a manner that encourages
26persons who hold a legal interest in agricultural land used for
27farming to implement water quality practices, including the
28establishment of such practices in watersheds generally, and
29not limited to subwatersheds or high-priority watersheds.
   305.  The moneys appropriated in subsection 1 may be used
31to contract with persons to coordinate the implementation of
32efforts provided in this section.
   336.  The moneys appropriated in subsection 1 may be used by
34the department to support urban soil and water conservation
35efforts, which may include but are not limited to management
-20-1practices related to bioretention, landscaping, the use of
2permeable or pervious pavement, and soil quality restoration.
3The moneys shall be allocated on a cost-share basis as provided
4in chapter 161A.
   57.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the
6contrary, the department may use moneys appropriated in
7subsection 1 to carry out the provisions of this section on a
8cost-share basis in combination with other moneys available to
9the department from a state or federal source.
   108.  Not more than 10 percent of the moneys appropriated in
11this section may be used to pay for the costs of administering
12and implementing the water quality initiative by the
13department’s division of soil conservation and water quality as
14provided in section 466B.42 and this section.
15DIVISION VIII
16IOWA RESOURCES ENHANCEMENT AND PROTECTION FUND
17   Sec. 27.  REAP — IN LIEU OF GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATION.In
18lieu of the standing appropriation in section 455A.18, there is
19appropriated from the environment first fund created in section
208.57A to the Iowa resources enhancement and protection fund
21for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June
2230, 2022, the following amount, to be allocated as provided in
23section 455A.19:
..................................................  $2412,000,000
25   Sec. 28.  REAP — OPEN SPACES ACCOUNT — STATE PARK
26MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR.
  Notwithstanding section 455A.19,
27subsection 1, paragraph “a”, subparagraph (1), of the moneys
28allocated to the open spaces account of the Iowa resources
29enhancement and protection fund, up to $1,000,000 may be
30used by the department of natural resources for state park
31maintenance and repair for the fiscal year beginning July 1,
322021, and ending on June 30, 2022.
33DIVISION IX
34DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND LAND STEWARDSHIP
35GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATION
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1   Sec. 29.  GENERAL FUND — DEPARTMENT.
   21.  There is appropriated from the general fund of the state
3to the department of agriculture and land stewardship for the
4fiscal year beginning July 1, 2022, and ending June 30, 2023,
5the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be
6used for the purposes designated:
   7For purposes of supporting the department, including
8divisions, for administration, regulation, and programs and for
9salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes:
..................................................  $1018,335,679
   112.  Of the amount appropriated in subsection 1, the following
12amount is transferred to Iowa state university of science and
13technology, to be used for the university’s midwest grape and
14wine industry institute:
..................................................  $15288,000
   163.  The department shall submit a report each quarter of the
17fiscal year to the legislative services agency, the department
18of management, the members of the joint appropriations
19subcommittee on agriculture and natural resources, and the
20chairpersons and ranking members of the senate and house
21committees on appropriations. The report shall describe in
22detail the expenditure of moneys appropriated in this section
23to support the department’s administration, regulation, and
24programs.
25DESIGNATED APPROPRIATIONs
26MISCELLANEOUS FUNDS
27   Sec. 30.  UNCLAIMED PARI-MUTUEL WAGERING WINNINGS —
28HORSE AND DOG RACING.
  There is appropriated from the moneys
29available under section 99D.13 to the department of agriculture
30and land stewardship for the fiscal year beginning July 1,
312022, and ending June 30, 2023, the following amount, or so
32much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes
33designated:
   34For purposes of supporting the department’s administration
35and enforcement of horse and dog racing law pursuant to section
-22-199D.22, including for salaries, support, maintenance, and
2miscellaneous purposes:
..................................................  $3305,516
4   Sec. 31.  RENEWABLE FUEL INFRASTRUCTURE FUND — MOTOR
5FUEL INSPECTION.
  There is appropriated from the renewable
6fuel infrastructure fund created in section 159A.16 to the
7department of agriculture and land stewardship for the fiscal
8year beginning July 1, 2022, and ending June 30, 2023, the
9following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be
10used for the purposes designated:
   11For purposes of the inspection of motor fuel, including
12salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes:
..................................................  $13500,000
14SPECIAL APPROPRIATIONS
15GENERAL FUND
16   Sec. 32.  DAIRY REGULATION.
   171.  There is appropriated from the general fund of the state
18to the department of agriculture and land stewardship for the
19fiscal year beginning July 1, 2022, and ending June 30, 2023,
20the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be
21used for the purposes designated:
   22For purposes of performing functions pursuant to section
23192.109, including conducting a survey of grade “A” milk and
24certifying the results to the secretary of agriculture:
..................................................  $25189,186
   262.  Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated in
27this section that remain unencumbered or unobligated at the
28close of the fiscal year shall not revert but shall remain
29available to be used for the purposes designated until the
30close of the succeeding fiscal year.
31   Sec. 33.  LOCAL FOOD AND FARM PROGRAM.
   321.  There is appropriated from the general fund of the state
33to the department of agriculture and land stewardship for the
34fiscal year beginning July 1, 2022, and ending June 30, 2023,
35the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be
-23-1used for the purposes designated:
   2For purposes of supporting the local food and farm program
3pursuant to chapter 267A:
..................................................  $475,000
   52.  The department shall enter into a cost-sharing agreement
6with Iowa state university of science and technology to support
7the local food and farm program coordinator position as part of
8the university’s cooperative extension service in agriculture
9and home economics pursuant to chapter 267A.
   103.  Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated in
11this section that remain unencumbered or unobligated at the
12close of the fiscal year shall not revert but shall remain
13available to be used for the purposes designated until the
14close of the succeeding fiscal year.
15   Sec. 34.  AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION.
   161.  There is appropriated from the general fund of the state
17to the department of agriculture and land stewardship for the
18fiscal year beginning July 1, 2022, and ending June 30, 2023,
19the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be
20used for the purposes designated:
   21For purposes of allocating moneys to an Iowa association
22affiliated with a national organization which promotes
23agricultural education providing for future farmers:
..................................................  $2425,000
   252.  Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated in
26this section that remain unencumbered or unobligated at the
27close of the fiscal year shall not revert but shall remain
28available to be used for the purposes designated until the
29close of the succeeding fiscal year.
30   Sec. 35.  FOREIGN ANIMAL DISEASES AFFLICTING LIVESTOCK.
  31There is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the
32department of agriculture and land stewardship for the fiscal
33year beginning July 1, 2022, and ending June 30, 2023, the
34following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be
35used for the purposes designated:
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   1For deposit in the foreign animal disease preparedness and
2response fund created in section 163.3B:
..................................................  $31,000,000
4   Sec. 36.  FARMERS WITH DISABILITIES PROGRAM.
   51.  There is appropriated from the general fund of the state
6to the department of agriculture and land stewardship for the
7fiscal year beginning July 1, 2022, and ending June 30, 2023,
8the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be
9used for the purposes designated:
   10For purposes of supporting a program for farmers with
11disabilities:
..................................................  $12180,000
   132.  The moneys appropriated in subsection 1 shall be used for
14the public purpose of providing a grant to a national nonprofit
15organization with over 80 years of experience in assisting
16children and adults with disabilities and special needs. The
17moneys shall be used to support a nationally recognized program
18that began in 1986 and has been replicated in at least 30 other
19states, but which is not available through any other entity
20in this state, and that provides assistance to farmers with
21disabilities in all 99 counties to allow the farmers to remain
22in their own homes and be gainfully engaged in farming through
23provision of agricultural worksite and home modification
24consultations, peer support services, services to families,
25information and referral, and equipment loan services.
   263.  Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated in
27this section that remain unencumbered or unobligated at the
28close of the fiscal year shall not revert but shall remain
29available for expenditure for the purposes designated until the
30close of the succeeding fiscal year.
31   Sec. 37.  LOESS HILLS DEVELOPMENT AND CONSERVATION FUND —
32HUNGRY CANYONS ACCOUNT.
   331.  There is appropriated from the general fund of the state
34to the department of agriculture and land stewardship for the
35fiscal year beginning July 1, 2022, and ending June 30, 2023,
-25-1the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be
2used for the purposes designated:
   3For deposit in the hungry canyons account of the loess hills
4development and conservation fund created pursuant to section
5161D.2:
..................................................  $650,000
   72.  Not more than 10 percent of the moneys appropriated to
8the hungry canyons account as provided in subsection 1 may be
9used for administrative costs.
10   Sec. 38.  GRAIN REGULATION.  There is appropriated from the
11general fund of the state to the department of agriculture
12and land stewardship for the fiscal year beginning July 1,
132022, and ending June 30, 2023, the following amount, or so
14much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes
15designated:
   16For the administration and enforcement of chapters 203
17and 203C, including salaries, support, maintenance, and
18miscellaneous purposes:
..................................................  $19350,000
20   Sec. 39.  VALUE ADDED AGRICULTURE GRANT PROGRAM.  There
21is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the
22department of agriculture and land stewardship for the fiscal
23year beginning July 1, 2022, and ending June 30, 2023, the
24following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be
25used for the purposes designated:
   26For the administration and execution of a value added
27agriculture grant program to identify, evaluate, and support
28programs and services which add value to agriculture products,
29enable new technology, and support marketing strategies:
..................................................  $30500,000
31DIVISION X
32GENERAL FUND
33DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND LAND STEWARDSHIP
34WATER QUALITY INITIATIVE
35   Sec. 40.  WATER QUALITY INITIATIVE — GENERAL.
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   11.  There is appropriated from the general fund of the state
2to the department of agriculture and land stewardship for the
3fiscal year beginning July 1, 2022, and ending June 30, 2023,
4the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be
5used for the purposes designated:
   6For deposit in the water quality initiative fund created in
7section 466B.45, for purposes of supporting the water quality
8initiative administered by the division of soil conservation
9and water quality as provided in section 466B.42, including
10salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes:
..................................................  $113,000,000
   122.  a.  The moneys appropriated in subsection 1 shall be
13used to support projects in subwatersheds as designated by the
14division that are part of high-priority watersheds identified
15by the water resources coordinating council established
16pursuant to section 466B.3.
   17b.  The moneys appropriated in subsection 1 shall be used to
18support projects in watersheds generally, including regional
19watersheds, as designated by the division and high-priority
20watersheds identified by the water resources coordinating
21council established pursuant to section 466B.3.
   223.  In supporting projects in subwatersheds and watersheds
23as provided in subsection 2, all of the following shall apply:
   24a.  The demonstration projects shall utilize water quality
25practices as described in the Iowa nutrient reduction strategy
26as defined in section 455B.171.
   27b.  The division shall implement demonstration projects as
28provided in paragraph “a” by providing for participation by
29persons who hold a legal interest in agricultural land used in
30farming. To every extent practical, the division shall provide
31for collaborative participation by such persons who hold a
32legal interest in agricultural land located within the same
33subwatershed.
   34c.  The division shall implement a demonstration project on
35a cost-share basis as determined by the division. However,
-27-1except for edge-of-field practices, the state’s share of the
2amount shall not exceed 50 percent of the estimated cost of
3establishing the practice as determined by the division or
450 percent of the actual cost of establishing the practice,
5whichever is less.
   6d.  The demonstration projects shall be used to educate other
7persons about the feasibility and value of establishing similar
8water quality practices. The division shall promote field day
9events for purposes of allowing interested persons to establish
10water quality practices on their agricultural land.
   11e.  The division shall conduct water quality evaluations
12within supported subwatersheds. Within a reasonable period
13after accumulating information from such evaluations, the
14division shall create an aggregated database of water quality
15practices. Any information identifying a person holding a
16legal interest in agricultural land or specific agricultural
17land shall be a confidential record under section 22.7.
   184.  The moneys appropriated in subsection 1 shall be used
19to support education and outreach in a manner that encourages
20persons who hold a legal interest in agricultural land used for
21farming to implement water quality practices, including the
22establishment of such practices in watersheds generally, and
23not limited to subwatersheds or high-priority watersheds.
   245.  The moneys appropriated in subsection 1 may be used
25to contract with persons to coordinate the implementation of
26efforts provided in this section.
   276.  The moneys appropriated in subsection 1 may be used by
28the department to support urban soil and water conservation
29efforts, which may include but are not limited to management
30practices related to bioretention, landscaping, the use of
31permeable or pervious pavement, and soil quality restoration.
32The moneys shall be allocated on a cost-share basis as provided
33in chapter 161A.
   347.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the
35contrary, the department may use moneys appropriated in
-28-1subsection 1 to carry out the provisions of this section on a
2cost-share basis in combination with other moneys available to
3the department from a state or federal source.
   48.  Not more than 10 percent of the moneys appropriated in
5this section may be used to pay for the costs of administering
6and implementing the water quality initiative by the
7department’s division of soil conservation and water quality as
8provided in section 466B.42 and this section.
9DIVISION XI
10department of natural resources
11   Sec. 41.  GENERAL FUND — DEPARTMENT.
   121.  There is appropriated from the general fund of the state
13to the department of natural resources for the fiscal year
14beginning July 1, 2022, and ending June 30, 2023, the following
15amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the
16purposes designated:
   17For purposes of supporting the department, including
18divisions, for administration, regulation, and programs and for
19salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes:
..................................................  $2011,958,058
   212.  The department shall submit a report each quarter of the
22fiscal year to the legislative services agency, the department
23of management, the members of the joint appropriations
24subcommittee on agriculture and natural resources, and the
25chairpersons and ranking members of the senate and house
26committees on appropriations. The report shall describe in
27detail the expenditure of moneys appropriated under this
28section to support the department’s administration, regulation,
29and programs.
30   Sec. 42.  STATE FISH AND GAME PROTECTION FUND — REGULATION
31AND ADVANCEMENT OF OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES.
   321.  There is appropriated from the state fish and game
33protection fund created pursuant to section 456A.17 to the
34department of natural resources for the fiscal year beginning
35July 1, 2022, and ending June 30, 2023, the following amount,
-29-1or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes
2designated:
   3For purposes of supporting the regulation or advancement of
4hunting, fishing, or trapping, or the protection, propagation,
5restoration, management, or harvest of fish or wildlife,
6including for administration, regulation, law enforcement, and
7programs; and for salaries, support, maintenance, equipment,
8and miscellaneous purposes:
..................................................  $946,273,501
   102.  Notwithstanding section 455A.10, the department may use
11the unappropriated balance remaining in the state fish and game
12protection fund to provide for the funding of health and life
13insurance premium payments from unused sick leave balances of
14conservation peace officers employed in a protection occupation
15who retire, pursuant to section 97B.49B.
   163.  Notwithstanding section 455A.10, the department of
17natural resources may use the unappropriated balance remaining
18in the state fish and game protection fund for the fiscal
19year beginning July 1, 2022, and ending June 30, 2023, as is
20necessary to fund salary adjustments for departmental employees
21for which the general assembly has made an operating budget
22appropriation in subsection 1.
23   Sec. 43.  GROUNDWATER PROTECTION FUND — WATER
24QUALITY.
  There is appropriated from the groundwater protection
25fund created in section 455E.11 to the department of natural
26resources for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2022,
27and ending June 30, 2023, from those moneys which are not
28allocated pursuant to that section, the following amount, or
29so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes
30designated:
   31For purposes of supporting the department’s protection
32of the state’s groundwater, including for administration,
33regulation, and programs, and for salaries, support,
34maintenance, equipment, and miscellaneous purposes:
..................................................  $353,455,850
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1DESIGNATED APPROPRIATIONS
2MISCELLANEOUS FUNDS
3   Sec. 44.  SPECIAL SNOWMOBILE FUND — SNOWMOBILE
4PROGRAM.
  There is appropriated from the special snowmobile
5fund created under section 321G.7 to the department of natural
6resources for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2022, and
7ending June 30, 2023, the following amount, or so much thereof
8as is necessary, to be used for the purpose designated:
   9For purposes of administering and enforcing the state
10snowmobile programs:
..................................................  $11100,000
12   Sec. 45.  UNASSIGNED REVENUE FUND — UNDERGROUND STORAGE
13TANKS SECTION EXPENSES.
  There is appropriated from the
14unassigned revenue fund administered by the Iowa comprehensive
15petroleum underground storage tank fund board established
16pursuant to section 455G.4 to the department of natural
17resources for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2022, and
18ending June 30, 2023, the following amount, or so much thereof
19as is necessary, to be used for the purpose designated:
   20For purposes of paying for administration expenses of the
21department’s underground storage tanks section:
..................................................  $22200,000
23SPECIAL APPROPRIATIONS
24GENERAL FUND
25   Sec. 46.  FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT AND DAM SAFETY.
   261.  There is appropriated from the general fund of the state
27to the department of natural resources for the fiscal year
28beginning July 1, 2022, and ending June 30, 2023, the following
29amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the
30purpose designated:
   31For purposes of supporting floodplain management and dam
32safety:
..................................................  $331,510,000
   342.  Of the amount appropriated in subsection 1, up to
35$400,000 may be used by the department to acquire or install
-31-1stream gages for purposes of tracking and predicting flood
2events and for compiling necessary data to improve flood
3frequency analysis.
   43.  Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated in
5subsection 1 that remain unencumbered or unobligated at the
6close of the fiscal year shall not revert but shall remain
7available for expenditure for the purposes designated until the
8close of the succeeding fiscal year.
9   Sec. 47.  FORESTRY HEALTH MANAGEMENT.
   101.  There is appropriated from the general fund of the state
11to the department of natural resources for the fiscal year
12beginning July 1, 2022, and ending June 30, 2023, the following
13amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the
14purposes designated:
   15For purposes of providing for forestry health management
16programs:
..................................................  $17500,000
   182.  Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated in
19this section that remain unencumbered or unobligated at the
20close of the fiscal year shall not revert but shall remain
21available to be used for the purposes designated until the
22close of the succeeding fiscal year.
23DIVISION XII
24iowa state university
25SPECIAL GENERAL FUND appropriationS
26VETERINARY DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY
27   Sec. 48.  VETERINARY DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY.
   281.  There is appropriated from the general fund of the state
29to Iowa state university of science and technology for the
30fiscal year beginning July 1, 2022, and ending June 30, 2023,
31the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be
32used for the purposes designated:
   33For purposes of supporting the college of veterinary
34medicine for the operation of the veterinary diagnostic
35laboratory:
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..................................................  $14,337,528
   22.  a.  Iowa state university of science and technology
3shall not reduce the amount that it allocates to support the
4college of veterinary medicine from any other source due to the
5appropriation made in this section.
   6b.  Paragraph “a” does not apply to a reduction made to
7support the college of veterinary medicine, if the same
8percentage of reduction imposed on the college of veterinary
9medicine is also imposed on all of Iowa state university of
10science and technology’s budget units.
   113.  If by June 30, 2023, Iowa state university of science and
12technology fails to allocate the moneys appropriated in this
13section to the college of veterinary medicine in accordance
14with this section, the moneys appropriated in this section for
15that fiscal year shall revert to the general fund of the state.
16DIVISION XIII
17STATE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA
18SPECIAL GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATION
19AGRICULTURAL SAFETY AND HEALTH
20   Sec. 49.  IOWA’S CENTER FOR AGRICULTURAL SAFETY AND HEALTH
21(I-CASH).
   221.  There is appropriated from the general fund of the state
23to the state university of Iowa for the fiscal year beginning
24July 1, 2022, and ending June 30, 2023, the following amount,
25or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes
26designated:
   27For supporting the operations of Iowa’s center for
28agricultural safety and health, as part of the university’s
29college of public health, and in cooperation with the
30department of agriculture and land stewardship, to anticipate,
31recognize, and prevent occupational illness and injury among
32members of the agricultural community:
..................................................  $33128,154
   342.  As a condition of the appropriation in subsection 1,
35the state university of Iowa shall retain the director of
-33-1Iowa’s center for agricultural safety and health employed on
2the effective date of this division of this Act for at least
3the same number of hours for the fiscal year beginning July
41, 2022, as worked by the director during the fiscal year
5beginning July 1, 2021.
   63.  The state university of Iowa shall not reduce the amount
7allocated to support Iowa’s center for agricultural safety from
8any other source due to the appropriation made in this division
9of this Act.
   104.  If by June 30, 2023, the state university of Iowa fails
11to use the moneys appropriated in subsection 1 in accordance
12with purposes and conditions of this section, any unencumbered
13and unobligated moneys appropriated in subsection 1 for the
14fiscal year beginning July 1, 2022, and ending June 30, 2023,
15shall revert to the general fund of the state. In addition, if
16moneys are required to be reverted pursuant to section 8.33,
17the state university of Iowa shall transfer to the general
18fund from any otherwise unencumbered and unobligated moneys
19from any other general fund appropriation or from any moneys
20available from other funding sources an amount equal to the
21amount appropriated in subsection 1 less any amount reverted to
22the general fund of the state pursuant to this subsection.
23DIVISION XIV
24environment first fund
25general appropriations
26   Sec. 50.  DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND LAND
27STEWARDSHIP.
  There is appropriated from the environment first
28fund created in section 8.57A to the department of agriculture
29and land stewardship for the fiscal year beginning July 1,
302022, and ending June 30, 2023, the following amounts, or so
31much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes
32designated:
   331.  CONSERVATION RESERVE ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM (CREP)
   34a.  For the conservation reserve enhancement program to
35restore and construct wetlands for the purposes of intercepting
-34-1tile line runoff, reducing nutrient loss, improving water
2quality, and enhancing agricultural production practices:
..................................................  $31,000,000
   4b.  Not more than 10 percent of the moneys appropriated
5in paragraph “a” may be used for costs of administration and
6implementation of soil and water conservation practices.
   7c.  Notwithstanding any other provision in law, the
8department may use moneys appropriated in this subsection,
9in combination with other appropriate environment first
10fund appropriations, for cost sharing to match United States
11department of agriculture, natural resources conservation
12service, wetlands reserve enhancement program (WREP) funding
13available to Iowa.
   142.  WATERSHED PROTECTION
   15a.  For continuation of a program that provides
16multiobjective resource protections for flood control, water
17quality, erosion control, and natural resource conservation:
..................................................  $18900,000
   19b.  Not more than 10 percent of the moneys appropriated
20in paragraph “a” may be used for costs of administration and
21implementation of soil and water conservation practices.
   223.  CONSERVATION RESERVE PROGRAM (CRP)
   23a.  To encourage and assist farmers in enrolling in and the
24implementation of the federal conservation reserve program and
25to work with them to enhance their revegetation efforts to
26improve water quality and habitat:
..................................................  $27900,000
   28b.  Not more than 10 percent of the moneys appropriated
29in paragraph “a” may be used for costs of administration and
30implementation of soil and water conservation practices.
   314.  SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION
   32a.  For use by the department in providing for soil and water
33conservation:
..................................................  $348,325,000
   35b.  (1)  Of the amount appropriated in paragraph “a”, for
-35-1transfer to the loess hills development and conservation fund
2created in section 161D.2:
..................................................  $3490,000
   4(2)  (a)  Of the amount transferred to the loess hills
5development and conservation fund in subparagraph (1), $450,000
6shall be allocated to the fund’s hungry canyons account.
   7(b)  Not more than 10 percent of the moneys allocated to
8the fund’s hungry canyons account as provided in subparagraph
9division (a) may be used for administrative costs.
   10(3)  (a)  Of the amount transferred to the loess hills
11development and conservation fund in subparagraph (1), $40,000
12shall be allocated to the fund’s loess hills alliance account.
   13(b)  Not more than 10 percent of the moneys allocated to the
14fund’s loess hills alliance account as provided in subparagraph
15division (a) may be used for administrative costs.
   16c.  Of the remaining amount appropriated in paragraph “a”,
17for use by the department in providing for soil and water
18conservation administration, the conservation of soil and
19water resources, or the support of soil and water conservation
20districts:
..................................................  $217,835,000
   22d.  Of the amount appropriated in paragraph “c” that the
23department allocates to a soil and water conservation district,
24the first $15,000 may be expended by the district for the
25purpose of providing financial incentives under section 161A.73
26to establish management practices for the control of soil
27erosion on land that is row-cropped, including but not limited
28to nontill planting, ridge-till planting, and contouring
29strip-cropping. Of any remaining amount of that appropriation
30allocated by the department to a district, 30 percent may be
31expended by the district for that same purpose.
   32e.  Not more than 5 percent of the moneys appropriated in
33paragraph “c” may be allocated for cost sharing to address
34complaints filed under section 161A.47.
   35f.  Of the moneys appropriated in paragraph “c”, 5 percent
-36-1shall be allocated for financial incentives to establish
2practices to protect watersheds above publicly owned lakes of
3the state from soil erosion and sediment as provided in section
4161A.73.
   5g.  The state soil conservation and water quality committee
6established by section 161A.4 may allocate moneys appropriated
7in paragraph “c” to conduct research and demonstration projects
8to promote conservation tillage and nonpoint source pollution
9control practices.
   10h.  The allocation of moneys as financial incentives as
11provided in section 161A.73 may be used in combination with
12moneys allocated by the department of natural resources.
   13i.  Not more than 15 percent of the moneys appropriated
14in paragraph “c” may be used for costs of administration and
15implementation of soil and water conservation practices.
   165.  SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION — ADMINISTRATION
   17a.  For use by the department for costs of administration and
18implementation of soil and water conservation practices:
..................................................  $193,800,000
   20b.  Of the moneys appropriated in paragraph “a”, $150,000
21is allocated to support field staff providing technical
22assistance.
23   Sec. 51.  DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES.  There is
24appropriated from the environment first fund created in section
258.57A to the department of natural resources for the fiscal
26year beginning July 1, 2022, and ending June 30, 2023, the
27following amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be
28used for the purposes designated:
   291.  STATE PARKS MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS
   30For regular maintenance and operations of state parks and
31staff time associated with these activities:
..................................................  $326,235,000
   332.  GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS)
   34To provide local watershed managers with geographic
35information system data for their use in developing,
-37-1monitoring, and displaying results of their watershed work:
..................................................  $2195,000
   33.  WATER QUALITY MONITORING
   4For continuing the establishment and operation of water
5quality monitoring stations:
..................................................  $62,955,000
   74.  PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM ACCOUNT
   8For deposit in the public water supply system account of the
9water quality protection fund created in section 455B.183A:
..................................................  $10500,000
   115.  REGULATION OF ANIMAL FEEDING OPERATIONS
   12For the regulation of animal feeding operations, including
13as provided for in chapters 459, 459A, and 459B:
..................................................  $141,320,000
   156.  AMBIENT AIR QUALITY
   16For the abatement, control, and prevention of ambient
17air pollution in this state, including measures as necessary
18to assure attainment and maintenance of ambient air quality
19standards from particulate matter:
..................................................  $20425,000
   217.  FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT AND DAM SAFETY
   22For supporting floodplain management and dam safety:
..................................................  $23375,000
24   Sec. 52.  STATE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA — IOWA GEOLOGICAL
25SURVEY.
  There is appropriated from the environment first
26fund created in section 8.57A to the state university of Iowa
27for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2022, and ending June
2830, 2023, the following amounts, or so much thereof as is
29necessary, to be used for the purposes designated:
   301.  OPERATIONS
   31For purposes of supporting the operations of the Iowa
32geological survey of the state as created within the state
33university of Iowa pursuant to section 456.1, including but not
34limited to providing analysis; data maintenance, collection,
35and compilation; investigative programs; and information for
-38-1water supply development and protection:
..................................................  $2200,000
   32.  WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
   4For purposes of supporting the Iowa geological survey in
5measuring, assessing, and evaluating the quantity of water
6sources in this state and assisting the department of natural
7resources in regulating water quantity as provided in chapter
8455B, division III, part 4, pursuant to sections 455B.262B and
9456.14:
..................................................  $10495,000
11   Sec. 53.  REVERSION.
  121.  a.  Except as provided in paragraph “b”, and
13notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated for the
14fiscal year beginning July 1, 2022, in this division of this
15Act that remain unencumbered or unobligated at the close of the
16fiscal year shall not revert but instead shall remain available
17to be used for the purposes designated until the close of the
18succeeding fiscal year, or until the project for which the
19appropriation was made is completed, whichever is earlier.
   20b.  Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated for
21the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2022, in this division of
22this Act to the department of agriculture and land stewardship
23to provide financial assistance for the establishment of
24permanent soil and water conservation practices that remain
25unencumbered or unobligated at the close of the fiscal year
26shall not revert but instead shall remain available for
27expenditure for the purposes designated until the close of the
28fiscal year beginning July 1, 2025.
   292.  Subsection 1 does not apply to moneys transferred
30pursuant to this division of this Act to the loess hills
31development and conservation fund created in section 161D.2
32which shall not revert as provided in that section.
33DIVISION XV
34ENVIRONMENT FIRST FUND
35SPECIAL APPROPRIATIONS
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1   Sec. 54.  WATER QUALITY INITIATIVE — DEPARTMENT OF
2AGRICULTURE AND LAND STEWARDSHIP.
   31.  There is appropriated from the environment first fund
4created in section 8.57A to the department of agriculture
5and land stewardship for the fiscal year beginning July 1,
62022, and ending June 30, 2023, the following amount, or so
7much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes
8designated:
   9For deposit in the water quality initiative fund created in
10section 466B.45, for purposes of supporting the water quality
11initiative administered by the division of soil conservation
12and water quality as provided in section 466B.42, including
13salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes:
..................................................  $142,375,000
   152.  a.  The moneys appropriated in subsection 1 shall be
16used to support projects in subwatersheds as designated by the
17division that are part of high-priority watersheds identified
18by the water resources coordinating council established
19pursuant to section 466B.3.
   20b.  The moneys appropriated in subsection 1 shall be used to
21support projects in watersheds generally, including regional
22watersheds, as designated by the division and high-priority
23watersheds identified by the water resources coordinating
24council established pursuant to section 466B.3.
   253.  In supporting projects in subwatersheds and watersheds
26as provided in subsection 2, all of the following shall apply:
   27a.  The demonstration projects shall utilize water quality
28practices as described in the Iowa nutrient reduction strategy
29as defined in section 455B.171.
   30b.  The division shall implement demonstration projects as
31provided in paragraph “a” by providing for participation by
32persons who hold a legal interest in agricultural land used in
33farming. To every extent practical, the division shall provide
34for collaborative participation by such persons who hold a
35legal interest in agricultural land located within the same
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   2c.  The division shall implement a demonstration project on
3a cost-share basis as determined by the division. However,
4except for edge-of-field practices, the state’s share of the
5amount shall not exceed 50 percent of the estimated cost of
6establishing the practice as determined by the division or
750 percent of the actual cost of establishing the practice,
8whichever is less.
   9d.  The demonstration projects shall be used to educate other
10persons about the feasibility and value of establishing similar
11water quality practices. The division shall promote field day
12events for purposes of allowing interested persons to establish
13water quality practices on their agricultural land.
   14e.  The division shall conduct water quality evaluations
15within supported subwatersheds. Within a reasonable period
16after accumulating information from such evaluations, the
17division shall create an aggregated database of water quality
18practices. Any information identifying a person holding a
19legal interest in agricultural land or specific agricultural
20land shall be a confidential record under section 22.7.
   214.  The moneys appropriated in subsection 1 shall be used
22to support education and outreach in a manner that encourages
23persons who hold a legal interest in agricultural land used for
24farming to implement water quality practices, including the
25establishment of such practices in watersheds generally, and
26not limited to subwatersheds or high-priority watersheds.
   275.  The moneys appropriated in subsection 1 may be used
28to contract with persons to coordinate the implementation of
29efforts provided in this section.
   306.  The moneys appropriated in subsection 1 may be used by
31the department to support urban soil and water conservation
32efforts, which may include but are not limited to management
33practices related to bioretention, landscaping, the use of
34permeable or pervious pavement, and soil quality restoration.
35The moneys shall be allocated on a cost-share basis as provided
-41-1in chapter 161A.
   27.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the
3contrary, the department may use moneys appropriated in
4subsection 1 to carry out the provisions of this section on a
5cost-share basis in combination with other moneys available to
6the department from a state or federal source.
   78.  Not more than 10 percent of the moneys appropriated in
8this section may be used to pay for the costs of administering
9and implementing the water quality initiative by the
10department’s division of soil conservation and water quality as
11provided in section 466B.42 and this section.
12DIVISION XVI
13IOWA RESOURCES ENHANCEMENT AND PROTECTION FUND
14   Sec. 55.  REAP — IN LIEU OF GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATION.In
15lieu of the standing appropriation in section 455A.18, there is
16appropriated from the environment first fund created in section
178.57A to the Iowa resources enhancement and protection fund
18for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2022, and ending June
1930, 2023, the following amount, to be allocated as provided in
20section 455A.19:
..................................................  $2112,000,000
22   Sec. 56.  REAP — OPEN SPACES ACCOUNT — STATE PARK
23MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR.
  Notwithstanding section 455A.19,
24subsection 1, paragraph “a”, subparagraph (1), of the moneys
25allocated to the open spaces account of the Iowa resources
26enhancement and protection fund, up to $1,000,000 may be
27used by the department of natural resources for state park
28maintenance and repair for the fiscal year beginning July 1,
292022, and ending on June 30, 2023.
30EXPLANATION
31The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with
32the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly.
   33GENERAL. This bill relates to agriculture and natural
34resources by making appropriations for the fiscal years
352021-2022 and 2022-2023 to support related entities, including
-42-1the department of agriculture and land stewardship (DALS),
2the department of natural resources (DNR), and Iowa state
3university (ISU), and the university of Iowa (UI).
   4The bill primarily appropriates moneys to DALS and DNR.
5 The appropriations are made to support those departments for
6administration, regulation, and support of programs. The bill
7requires the departments to submit quarterly reports to the
8general assembly and department of management regarding the
9expenditure of appropriated moneys. The bill also provides
10moneys to support specific programs or projects administered
11by those departments. The bill appropriates moneys from a
12number of sources, including the general fund of the state
13(general fund), the state fish and game protection fund, the
14groundwater protection fund, and the environment first fund
15(EFF). Appropriations are made from a number of sources to
16support the water quality initiative (WQI).
   17The bill is organized into divisions.
   18DALS — GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATIONS. The bill appropriates
19moneys to DALS from the general fund in order to support its
20administrative divisions, including consumer protection and
21industry services, soil conservation, and food safety and
22animal health. Moneys are transferred to ISU to support its
23midwest grape and wine institute.
   24DALS — MISCELLANEOUS FUNDS — DESIGNATED APPROPRIATIONS.
25 The bill appropriates moneys from several sources to support a
26number of designated purposes, including moneys derived from
27unclaimed winnings from horse and dog races, for administration
28and enforcement of racing regulations; and moneys credited
29to the renewable fuel infrastructure fund, for purposes of
30regulating motor fuel.
   31DALS — SPECIAL GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATIONS. The bill also
32makes special appropriations from the general fund to DALS in
33order to support specific purposes including milk inspection,
34the local food and farm program, an agricultural education
35organization, foreign animal disease preparedness, assistance
-43-1to farmers with disabilities, loess hills protections, grain
2regulation, and a value added agriculture grant program.
   3DALS — GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATIONS — WATER QUALITY. The
4bill appropriates moneys from the general fund to DALS for
5deposit in the water quality initiative fund, to support the
6WQI including high-priority watershed projects.
   7DNR — GENERAL FUND AND OTHER MAJOR FUNDS APPROPRIATIONS.
8 The bill makes appropriations from a number of funds to DNR in
9order to support its administrative divisions involving natural
10resources and environmental protection from the general fund,
11the state fish and game protection fund, and the groundwater
12protection fund.
   13DNR — MISCELLANEOUS FUNDS — DESIGNATED APPROPRIATIONS.
14 The bill appropriates moneys to DNR from a number of sources
15to support designated purposes, including moneys deposited in
16the special snowmobile fund to provide for administering and
17enforcing the state snowmobile programs; and moneys deposited
18in the unassigned revenue fund for purposes of paying for
19administration of DNR’s underground storage tanks section.
   20DNR — SPECIAL GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATIONS. The bill also
21makes special appropriations from the general fund to DNR
22in order to support specific purposes including floodplain
23management and dam safety and forestry health management
24programs.
   25ISU — SPECIAL GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATIONS. The bill
26appropriates moneys from the general fund to ISU to support the
27operation of its veterinary diagnostic laboratory.
   28UI — SPECIAL GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATIONS. The bill makes
29appropriations from the general fund to UI to support the
30operations of Iowa’s center for agricultural safety and health
31which is part of UI’s college of public health.
   32DALS, DNR, AND UI — EFF — GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS. The
33bill appropriates moneys from the EFF to support a number of
34programs administered by DALS, DNR, and UI. For DALS, the
35moneys are appropriated to support programs involving soil
-44-1conservation, watershed protection and nutrient management,
2and the loess hills development and conservation fund. For
3DNR, moneys are appropriated to support programs involving
4state parks, geographic information systems, water quality
5monitoring, public water supplies, regulation of animal feeding
6operations, air quality, and floodplain management and dam
7safety. For UI, moneys are appropriated to support the Iowa
8geological survey. The bill includes provisions that delay the
9reversion of these moneys.
   10EFF — SPECIAL APPROPRIATIONS FOR WQI. The bill
11appropriates moneys from the EFF to the water quality
12initiative fund subject to the same conditions applicable to
13moneys appropriated to the fund from the general fund.
   14IOWA RESOURCES ENHANCEMENT AND PROTECTION (REAP) FUND — EFF
15APPROPRIATION IN LIEU OF GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATION. An amount
16of moneys is appropriated from the EFF to the REAP fund instead
17of the $20 million otherwise required to be appropriated to
18the fund from the general fund. Notwithstanding the standing
19allocation from the REAP fund to the open spaces account, DNR
20may use moneys in the account for state park maintenance and
21repair.
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