House File 868 - IntroducedA Bill ForAn Act 1relating to the funding of, the operation of, and
2appropriation of moneys to the college student aid
3commission, the department for the blind, the department of
4education, and the state board of regents, providing for
5properly related matters, and including effective date and
6retroactive applicability provisions.
7BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA:
1DIVISION I
2FY 2021-2022 APPROPRIATIONS
3DEPARTMENT FOR THE BLIND
4   Section 1.  ADMINISTRATION.  There is appropriated from
5the general fund of the state to the department for the blind
6for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June
730, 2022, the following amounts, or so much thereof as is
8necessary, to be used for the purposes designated:
   9For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous
10purposes, and for not more than the following full-time
11equivalent positions:
..................................................  $122,780,724
...............................................  FTEs1387.98
14COLLEGE STUDENT AID COMMISSION
15   Sec. 2.   There is appropriated from the general fund of the
16state to the college student aid commission for the fiscal year
17beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022, the following
18amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the
19purposes designated:
   201.  ADMINISTRATION
  21a.  For general administration salaries, support,
22maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than
23the following full-time equivalent positions:
..................................................  $24429,279
...............................................  FTEs253.95
   26b.  For the administration of the future ready Iowa skilled
27workforce last-dollar scholarship program in accordance with
28section 261.131, including salaries, support, maintenance, and
29miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following
30full-time equivalent positions:
..................................................  $31162,254
...............................................  FTEs321.00
   332.  HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL RECRUITMENT PROGRAM
   34For the loan repayment program for health care professionals
35established pursuant to section 261.115:
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..................................................  $1400,973
   23.  NATIONAL GUARD SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
   3For purposes of providing national guard service
4scholarships under the program established in section 261.86:
..................................................  $54,700,000
   64.  ALL IOWA OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
   7a.  For purposes of the all Iowa opportunity scholarship
8program established pursuant to section 261.87:
..................................................  $93,000,000
   10b.  For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021, if the moneys
11appropriated by the general assembly to the college student aid
12commission for purposes of the all Iowa opportunity scholarship
13program exceed $500,000, “eligible institution” as defined in
14section 261.87 shall, during the fiscal year beginning July 1,
152021, include accredited private institutions as defined in
16section 261.9.
   175.  TEACH IOWA SCHOLAR PROGRAM
   18For purposes of the teach Iowa scholar program established
19pursuant to section 261.110:
..................................................  $20400,000
   216.  RURAL IOWA PRIMARY CARE LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM
   22For purposes of the rural Iowa primary care loan repayment
23program established pursuant to section 261.113:
..................................................  $241,724,502
   257.  HEALTH CARE LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM
   26For purposes of the health care loan repayment program
27established pursuant to section 261.116:
..................................................  $28250,000
   298.  RURAL VETERINARIAN LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM
   30For purposes of the rural veterinarian loan repayment
31program established pursuant to section 261.120:
..................................................  $32300,000
   339.  FUTURE READY IOWA SKILLED WORKFORCE LAST-DOLLAR
34SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
   35For deposit in the future ready Iowa skilled workforce
-2-1last-dollar scholarship fund established pursuant to section
2261.131:
..................................................  $323,004,744
4   Sec. 3.  CHIROPRACTIC LOAN FUNDS.  Notwithstanding section
5261.72, the moneys deposited in the chiropractic loan revolving
6fund created pursuant to section 261.72, for the fiscal year
7beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022, may be used
8for purposes of the chiropractic loan forgiveness program
9established in section 261.73.
10   Sec. 4.  WORK-STUDY APPROPRIATION.  Notwithstanding section
11261.85, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021, and ending
12June 30, 2022, the amount appropriated from the general fund
13of the state to the college student aid commission for the
14work-study program under section 261.85 shall be zero.
15   Sec. 5.  TRANSFERS TO FUTURE READY IOWA SKILLED WORKFORCE
16LAST-DOLLAR SCHOLARSHIP FUND.
   171.  Notwithstanding section 261.132, subsection 5, there is
18transferred from the future ready Iowa skilled workforce grant
19fund created pursuant to section 261.132, subsection 5, to the
20future ready Iowa skilled workforce last-dollar scholarship
21moneys created pursuant to section 261.131, subsection 5, any
22moneys remaining unencumbered and unobligated on the effective
23date of this Act.
   242.  From the moneys appropriated from the general fund of the
25state to the college student aid commission for the fiscal year
26beginning July 1, 2020, and ending June 30, 2021, for purposes
27of providing skilled workforce shortage tuition grants, in
28accordance with section 261.130, pursuant to 2020 Iowa Acts,
29chapter 1019, section 7, $400,000 is transferred to the future
30ready Iowa skilled workforce last-dollar scholarship fund
31created pursuant to section 261.131.
32DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
33   Sec. 6.   There is appropriated from the general fund of
34the state to the department of education for the fiscal year
35beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022, the following
-3-1amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the
2purposes designated:
   31.  GENERAL ADMINISTRATION
   4a.  For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous
5purposes, and for not more than the following full-time
6equivalent positions:
..................................................  $75,975,526
...............................................  FTEs865.00
   9b.  By January 15, 2022, the department shall submit
10a written report to the general assembly detailing the
11department’s antibullying programming and current and projected
12expenditures for such programming for the fiscal year beginning
13July 1, 2021.
   142.  CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION
   15For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous
16purposes, and for not more than the following full-time
17equivalent positions:
..................................................  $18598,197
...............................................  FTEs199.21
   203.  VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SERVICES DIVISION
   21a.  For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous
22purposes, and for not more than the following full-time
23equivalent positions:
..................................................  $245,996,328
...............................................  FTEs25249.00
   26For purposes of optimizing the job placement of individuals
27with disabilities, the division shall make its best efforts
28to work with community rehabilitation program providers for
29job placement and retention services for individuals with
30significant disabilities and most significant disabilities. By
31January 15, 2022, the division shall submit a written report to
32the general assembly regarding the division’s outreach efforts
33with community rehabilitation program providers.
   34b.  For matching moneys for programs to enable persons
35with severe physical or mental disabilities to function more
-4-1independently, including salaries and support, and for not more
2than the following full-time equivalent positions:
..................................................  $384,823
...............................................  FTEs41.00
   5c.  For the entrepreneurs with disabilities program
6established pursuant to section 259.4, subsection 9:
..................................................  $7138,506
   8d.  For costs associated with centers for independent
9living:
..................................................  $1086,457
   114.  STATE LIBRARY
   12a.  For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous
13purposes, and for not more than the following full-time
14equivalent positions:
..................................................  $152,532,594
...............................................  FTEs1622.00
   17b.  For the enrich Iowa program established under section
18256.57:
..................................................  $192,464,823
   205.  PUBLIC BROADCASTING DIVISION
   21For salaries, support, maintenance, capital expenditures,
22and miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following
23full-time equivalent positions:
..................................................  $247,870,316
...............................................  FTEs2558.23
   266.  CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION
   27For reimbursement for career and technical education
28expenditures made by regional career and technical education
29planning partnerships in accordance with section 258.14:
..................................................  $302,952,459
   317.  SCHOOL FOOD SERVICE
   32For use as state matching moneys for federal programs that
33shall be disbursed according to federal regulations, including
34salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes, and
35for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions:
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..................................................  $12,176,797
...............................................  FTEs223.62
   38.  EARLY CHILDHOOD IOWA FUND — GENERAL AID
   4For deposit in the school ready children grants account of
5the early childhood Iowa fund created in section 256I.11:
..................................................  $622,912,799
   7a.  From the moneys deposited in the school ready children
8grants account for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021, and
9ending June 30, 2022, not more than $265,950 is allocated for
10the early childhood Iowa office and other technical assistance
11activities. Moneys allocated under this lettered paragraph
12may be used by the early childhood Iowa state board for the
13purpose of skills development and support for ongoing training
14of staff. However, except as otherwise provided in this
15subsection, moneys shall not be used for additional staff or
16for the reimbursement of staff.
   17b.  Of the amount appropriated in this subsection for
18deposit in the school ready children grants account of the
19early childhood Iowa fund, $2,318,018 shall be used for efforts
20to improve the quality of early care, health, and education
21programs. Moneys allocated pursuant to this paragraph may be
22used for additional staff and for the reimbursement of staff.
23The early childhood Iowa state board may reserve a portion
24of the allocation, not to exceed $88,650, for the technical
25assistance expenses of the early childhood Iowa state office,
26including the reimbursement of staff, and shall distribute
27the remainder to early childhood Iowa areas for local quality
28improvement efforts through a methodology identified by the
29early childhood Iowa state board to make the most productive
30use of the funding, which may include use of the distribution
31formula, grants, or other means.
   32c.  Of the amount appropriated in this subsection for
33deposit in the school ready children grants account of
34the early childhood Iowa fund, $825,030 shall be used for
35support of professional development and training activities
-6-1for persons working in early care, health, and education by
2the early childhood Iowa state board in collaboration with
3the professional development component groups maintained by
4the early childhood Iowa stakeholders alliance pursuant to
5section 256I.12, subsection 7, paragraph “b”, and the early
6childhood Iowa area boards. Expenditures shall be limited to
7professional development and training activities agreed upon by
8the parties participating in the collaboration.
   99.  BIRTH TO AGE THREE SERVICES
   10a.  For expansion of the federal Individuals with
11Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004, Pub.L.No.
12108-446, as amended to January 1, 2018, birth through age three
13services due to increased numbers of children qualifying for
14those services:
..................................................  $151,721,400
   16b.  From the moneys appropriated in this subsection,
17$383,769 shall be allocated to the child health specialty
18clinics administered by the state university of Iowa in order
19to provide additional support for infants and toddlers who are
20born prematurely, drug-exposed, or medically fragile.
   2110.  EARLY HEAD START PROJECTS
   22a.  For early head start projects:
..................................................  $23574,500
   24b.  The moneys appropriated in this subsection shall be
25used for implementation and expansion of early head start
26pilot projects addressing the comprehensive cognitive, social,
27emotional, and developmental needs of children from birth to
28age three, including prenatal support for qualified families.
29The projects shall promote healthy prenatal outcomes and
30healthy family functioning, and strengthen the development of
31infants and toddlers in low-income families. Priority shall be
32given to those organizations that have previously qualified for
33and received state funding to administer an early head start
34project.
   3511.  TEXTBOOKS OF NONPUBLIC SCHOOL PUPILS
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   1a.  To provide moneys for costs of providing textbooks
2to each resident pupil who attends a nonpublic school as
3authorized by section 301.1:
..................................................  $4772,178
   5b.  Funding under this subsection is limited to $25 per
6pupil and shall not exceed the comparable services offered to
7resident public school pupils.
   812.  STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT AND TEACHER QUALITY PROGRAM
   9For purposes of the student achievement and teacher quality
10program established pursuant to chapter 284, and for not more
11than the following full-time equivalent positions:
..................................................  $122,965,467
...............................................  FTEs136.00
   1413.  STATEWIDE STUDENT ASSESSMENT
   15For distribution to the Iowa testing program by the
16department of education on behalf of school districts and
17accredited nonpublic schools to offset the costs associated
18with a statewide student assessment administered in accordance
19with section 256.7, subsection 21, paragraph “b”:
..................................................  $203,000,000
   21From the moneys appropriated in this subsection, not more
22than $300,000 shall be distributed to the Iowa testing programs
23within the university of Iowa college of education to offset
24the costs of administering the statewide student assessment at
25accredited nonpublic schools.
   2614.  STATEWIDE CLEARINGHOUSE TO EXPAND WORK-BASED LEARNING
   27For support costs associated with the creation of a
28statewide clearinghouse to expand work-based learning as a part
29of the future ready Iowa initiative:
..................................................  $30300,000
   3115.  POSTSECONDARY SUMMER CLASSES FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
32PROGRAM
   33For support costs associated with the creation of a program
34to provide additional moneys for resident high school pupils
35enrolled in grades 9 through 12 to attend a community college
-8-1for college-level classes or attend a class taught by a
2community college-employed instructor during the summer and
3outside of the regular school year through a contractual
4agreement between a community college and a school district
5under the future ready Iowa initiative:
..................................................  $6600,000
   7Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys received by the
8department pursuant to this subsection that remain unencumbered
9or unobligated at the close of the fiscal year shall not revert
10but shall remain available for expenditure for the purposes
11specified in this subsection for the following fiscal year.
   1216.  JOBS FOR AMERICA’S GRADUATES
   13For school districts to provide direct services to the
14most at-risk middle school or high school students enrolled
15in school districts through direct intervention by a jobs for
16America’s graduates specialist:
..................................................  $174,066,188
   1817.  ATTENDANCE CENTER PERFORMANCE/GENERAL INTERNET SITE AND
19DATA SYSTEM SUPPORT
   20For administration of a process for school districts to
21establish specific performance goals and to evaluate the
22performance of each attendance center operated by the district
23in order to arrive at an overall school performance grade and
24report card for each attendance center, for internet site
25and data system support, and for not more than the following
26full-time equivalent positions:
..................................................  $27250,000
...............................................  FTEs281.85
   2918.  ONLINE STATE JOB POSTING SYSTEM
   30For purposes of administering the online state job posting
31system in accordance with section 256.27:
..................................................  $32230,000
   3319.  SUCCESSFUL PROGRESSION FOR EARLY READERS
   34For distribution to school districts for implementation
35of section 279.68, subsection 2, relating to successful
-9-1progression for early readers:
..................................................  $27,824,782
   320.  EARLY WARNING SYSTEM FOR LITERACY
   4For purposes of purchasing a statewide license for an early
5warning assessment and administering the early warning system
6for literacy established in accordance with section 279.68 and
7rules adopted in accordance with section 256.7, subsection 31:
..................................................  $81,915,000
   9The department shall administer and distribute to school
10districts and accredited nonpublic schools the early warning
11assessment system that allows teachers to screen and monitor
12student literacy skills from prekindergarten through grade
13six. The department may charge school districts and accredited
14nonpublic schools a fee for the system not to exceed the actual
15costs to purchase a statewide license for the early warning
16assessment minus the moneys received by the department under
17this subsection. The fee shall be determined by dividing the
18actual remaining costs to purchase the statewide license for
19the school year by the number of pupils assessed under the
20system in the current fiscal year. School districts may use
21moneys received pursuant to section 257.10, subsection 11, and
22moneys received for purposes of implementing section 279.68,
23subsection 2, to pay the early warning assessment system fee.
   2421.  IOWA READING RESEARCH CENTER
   25a.  For purposes of the Iowa reading research center in
26order to implement, in collaboration with the area education
27agencies, the provisions of section 256.9, subsection 49,
28paragraph “c”:
..................................................  $291,550,176
   30b.  From moneys appropriated in this subsection, not more
31than $250,000 shall be used for collaborations with the state
32board of education relating to the approval of practitioner
33preparation programs pursuant to section 256.7, subsection 3,
34paragraph “c”, and with the board of educational examiners for
35the establishment and continuing oversight of the advanced
-10-1dyslexia specialist endorsement pursuant to section 272.2,
2subsection 23. For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021, and
3ending June 30, 2022, the center shall submit a report to the
4general assembly and the legislative services agency detailing
5the expenditures of moneys used for purposes of this paragraph
6“b”.
   7c.  Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys received by the
8department pursuant to this subsection that remain unencumbered
9or unobligated at the close of the fiscal year shall not revert
10but shall remain available for expenditure for the purposes
11specified in this subsection for the following fiscal year.
   1222.  COMPUTER SCIENCE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVE
13FUND
   14For deposit in the computer science professional development
15incentive fund established under section 284.6A:
..................................................  $16500,000
   1723.  CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH SCHOOL-BASED TRAINING AND
18SUPPORT
   19For distribution to area education agencies for school-based
20children’s mental health services, including mental health
21awareness training for educators:
..................................................  $223,100,000
   2324.  BEST BUDDIES IOWA
   24For school districts to create opportunities for one-to-one
25friendships, integrated employment, and leadership development
26for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities:
..................................................  $2725,000
   28The department of education shall establish criteria for
29the distribution of moneys appropriated under this subsection
30and shall require an organization receiving moneys under this
31subsection to annually report student identifying data for
32students participating in the program to the department in the
33manner prescribed by the department as a condition of receiving
34such moneys.
   3525.  ADULT EDUCATION AND LITERACY PROGRAMS
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   1For distribution as grants to community colleges for
2the purpose of adult basic education programs for students
3requiring instruction in English as a second language:
..................................................  $4500,000
   5In issuing grants under this subsection, the department
6shall use the same application process and criteria as are
7used for purposes of awarding grants to community colleges for
8the purpose of adult basic education programs for students
9requiring instruction in English as a second language using
10moneys that are appropriated to the department from the Iowa
11skilled worker and job creation fund.
   1226.  MIDWESTERN HIGHER EDUCATION COMPACT
   13a.  For distribution to the midwestern higher education
14compact to pay Iowa’s member state annual obligation:
..................................................  $15115,000
   16b.  Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated
17for distribution to the midwestern higher education compact
18pursuant to this subsection that remain unencumbered or
19unobligated at the close of the fiscal year shall not revert
20but shall remain available for expenditure for the purpose
21designated until the close of the succeeding fiscal year.
   2227.  NONPUBLIC SCHOOL CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT PAYMENTS TO
23COMMUNITY COLLEGES
   24For payments to community colleges for the concurrent
25enrollment of accredited nonpublic school students under
26section 261E.8, subsection 2, paragraph “b”:
..................................................  $271,000,000
28Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys received by the
29department pursuant to this subsection that remain unencumbered
30or unobligated at the close of the fiscal year shall not revert
31but shall remain available for expenditure for the purposes
32specified in this subsection for the following fiscal year.
   3328.  COMMUNITY COLLEGES
   34For general state financial aid to merged areas as defined in
35section 260C.2 in accordance with chapters 258 and 260C:
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..................................................  $1214,690,889
   2Notwithstanding the allocation formula in section 260C.18C,
3the moneys appropriated in this subsection shall be allocated
4as follows:
   5a.  Merged Area I
..................................................  $610,586,489
   7b.  Merged Area II
..................................................  $810,718,698
   9c.  Merged Area III
..................................................  $109,913,037
   11d.  Merged Area IV
..................................................  $124,886,094
   13e.  Merged Area V
..................................................  $1412,162,777
   15f.  Merged Area VI
..................................................  $169,513,193
   17g.  Merged Area VII
..................................................  $1814,470,427
   19h.  Merged Area IX
..................................................  $2018,337,010
   21i.  Merged Area X
..................................................  $2233,568,520
   23j.  Merged Area XI
..................................................  $2436,038,317
   25k.  Merged Area XII
..................................................  $2611,912,995
   27l.  Merged Area XIII
..................................................  $2812,952,169
   29m.  Merged Area XIV
..................................................  $304,980,901
   31n.  Merged Area XV
..................................................  $3215,621,662
   33o.  Merged Area XVI
..................................................  $349,028,600
35   Sec. 7.  LIMITATIONS OF STANDING APPROPRIATION FOR AT-RISK
-13-1CHILDREN.
  Notwithstanding the standing appropriation in
2section 279.51 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021, and
3ending June 30, 2022, the amount appropriated from the general
4fund of the state to the department of education for programs
5for at-risk children under section 279.51 shall be not more
6than $10,524,389. The amount of any reduction in this section
7shall be prorated among the programs specified in section
8279.51, subsection 1, paragraphs “a”, “b”, and “c”.
9   Sec. 8.  2019 Iowa Acts, chapter 135, section 5, subsection
1027, as amended by 2020 Iowa Acts, chapter 1121, section 76,
11subsection 27, is amended to read as follows:
   1227.  NONPUBLIC SCHOOL CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT PAYMENTS TO
13COMMUNITY COLLEGES
   14For payments to community colleges for the concurrent
15enrollment of accredited nonpublic students under section
16261E.8, subsection 2, paragraph “b”, if enacted by 2019 Iowa
17Acts, Senate File 603:
..................................................  $181,000,000
   19Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated in this
20subsection that remain unencumbered or unobligated at the close
21of the fiscal year shall not revert but shall remain available
22for expenditure for the purposes designated until the close of
23the fiscal year that begins July 1, 2020 2021.
24   Sec. 9.  2020 Iowa Acts, chapter 1108, section 13, is amended
25to read as follows:
   26SEC. 13.  DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION — THERAPEUTIC CLASSROOM
27INCENTIVE FUND.
  There is appropriated from the general fund of
28the state to the department of education for the fiscal year
29beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022, the following
30amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the
31purposes designated:
   32For deposit in the therapeutic classroom incentive fund
33established pursuant to section 256.25, as enacted by this Act:
..................................................  $341,582,650
351,626,075

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1STATE BOARD OF REGENTS
2   Sec. 10.   There is appropriated from the general fund of
3the state to the state board of regents for the fiscal year
4beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022, the following
5amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the
6purposes designated:
   71.  OFFICE OF STATE BOARD OF REGENTS
   8a.  For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous
9purposes, and for not more than the following full-time
10equivalent positions:
..................................................  $11764,642
...............................................  FTEs122.48
   13For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June
1430, 2022, the state board of regents shall submit a quarterly
15financial report to the general assembly and the legislative
16services agency in a format agreed upon by the state board
17of regents office and the legislative services agency. The
18report submitted for the quarter ending December 31, 2021,
19shall include the five-year graduation rates for the regents
20universities.
   21b.  For distribution to the western Iowa regents resource
22center:
..................................................  $23268,297
   24c.  For distribution to Iowa public radio for public radio
25operations:
..................................................  $26345,669
   27d.  Notwithstanding section 262.9, subsection 19, for the
28fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022,
29the state board of regents shall not increase the tuition rates
30and mandatory fees for the institutions of higher learning
31governed by the state board beyond the tuition rates and
32mandatory fee amounts established for such institutions by the
33state board for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020, and
34ending June 30, 2021.
   352.  STATE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA
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   1a.  General university
   2For salaries, support, maintenance, equipment, financial
3aid, and miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the
4following full-time equivalent positions:
..................................................  $5215,605,480
...............................................  FTEs65,058.55
   7b.  Oakdale campus
   8For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous
9purposes, and for not more than the following full-time
10equivalent positions:
..................................................  $112,103,819
...............................................  FTEs1238.25
   13c.  State hygienic laboratory
   14For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous
15purposes, and for not more than the following full-time
16equivalent positions:
..................................................  $174,822,610
...............................................  FTEs18102.51
   19d.  Family practice program
   20For allocation by the dean of the college of medicine, with
21approval of the advisory board, to qualified participants
22to carry out the provisions of chapter 148D for the family
23practice residency education program, including salaries
24and support, and for not more than the following full-time
25equivalent positions:
..................................................  $261,720,598
...............................................  FTEs272.71
   28e.  Child health care services
   29For specialized child health care services, including
30childhood cancer diagnostic and treatment network programs,
31rural comprehensive care for hemophilia patients, and the
32Iowa high-risk infant follow-up program, including salaries
33and support, and for not more than the following full-time
34equivalent positions:
..................................................  $35634,502
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...............................................  FTEs14.16
   2f.  Statewide cancer registry
   3For the statewide cancer registry, and for not more than the
4following full-time equivalent positions:
..................................................  $5143,410
...............................................  FTEs62.10
   7g.  Substance abuse consortium
   8For distribution to the Iowa consortium for substance abuse
9research and evaluation, and for not more than the following
10full-time equivalent positions:
..................................................  $1153,427
...............................................  FTEs120.99
   13h.  Center for biocatalysis
   14For the center for biocatalysis, and for not more than the
15following full-time equivalent positions:
..................................................  $16696,342
...............................................  FTEs176.28
   18i.  Primary health care initiative
   19For the primary health care initiative in the college
20of medicine, and for not more than the following full-time
21equivalent positions:
..................................................  $22624,374
...............................................  FTEs236.23
   24From the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph,
25$254,889 shall be allocated to the department of family
26practice at the state university of Iowa college of medicine
27for family practice faculty and support staff.
   28j.  Birth defects registry
   29For the birth defects registry, and for not more than the
30following full-time equivalent positions:
..................................................  $3136,839
...............................................  FTEs320.38
   33k.  Larned A.Waterman Iowa nonprofit resource center
   34For the Larned A. Waterman Iowa nonprofit resource center,
35and for not more than the following full-time equivalent
-17-1positions:
..................................................  $2156,389
...............................................  FTEs32.75
   4l.  Iowa online advanced placement academy science,
5technology, engineering, and mathematics initiative
   6For the Iowa online advanced placement academy science,
7technology, engineering, and mathematics initiative established
8pursuant to section 263.8A:
..................................................  $9463,616
   10m.  Iowa flood center
   11For the Iowa flood center for use by the university’s college
12of engineering pursuant to section 466C.1:
..................................................  $131,154,593
   143.  IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
   15a.  General university
   16For salaries, support, maintenance, equipment, financial
17aid, and miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the
18following full-time equivalent positions:
..................................................  $19172,144,766
...............................................  FTEs203,647.42
   21b.  Agricultural experiment station
   22For the agricultural experiment station salaries, support,
23maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than
24the following full-time equivalent positions:
..................................................  $2529,462,535
...............................................  FTEs26546.98
   27c.  Cooperative extension service in agriculture and home
28economics
   29For the cooperative extension service in agriculture
30and home economics salaries, support, maintenance, and
31miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following
32full-time equivalent positions:
..................................................  $3318,007,366
...............................................  FTEs34374.97
   354.  UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA
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   1a.  General university
   2For salaries, support, maintenance, equipment, financial
3aid, and miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the
4following full-time equivalent positions:
..................................................  $598,296,620
...............................................  FTEs61,250.28
   7b.  Recycling and reuse center
   8For purposes of the recycling and reuse center, and for not
9more than the following full-time equivalent positions:
..................................................  $10172,768
...............................................  FTEs111.93
   12c.  Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
13collaborative initiative
   14For purposes of the science, technology, engineering,
15and mathematics (STEM) collaborative initiative established
16pursuant to section 268.7, and for not more than the following
17full-time equivalent positions:
..................................................  $186,354,848
...............................................  FTEs195.50
   20(1)  Except as otherwise provided in this lettered
21paragraph, the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph
22shall be expended for salaries, staffing, institutional
23support, activities directly related to recruitment of
24kindergarten through grade 12 mathematics and science teachers,
25and for ongoing mathematics and science programming for
26students enrolled in kindergarten through grade 12.
   27(2)  The university of northern Iowa shall work with the
28community colleges to develop STEM professional development
29programs for community college instructors and STEM curriculum
30development.
   31(3)  From the moneys appropriated in this lettered
32paragraph, not less than $500,000 shall be used to provide
33technology education opportunities to high school,
34career academy, and community college students through a
35public-private partnership, as well as opportunities for
-19-1students and faculties at these institutions to secure
2broad-based information technology certification. The
3partnership shall provide all of the following:
   4(a)  A research-based curriculum.
   5(b)  Online access to the curriculum.
   6(c)  Instructional software for classroom and student use.
   7(d)  Certification of skills and competencies in a broad base
8of information technology-related skill areas.
   9(e)  Professional development for teachers.
   10(f)  Deployment and program support, including but not
11limited to integration with current curriculum standards.
   12(4)  Notwithstanding section 8.33, of the moneys
13appropriated in this paragraph “c” that remain unencumbered
14or unobligated at the close of the fiscal year, an amount
15equivalent to not more than 5 percent of the amount
16appropriated in this paragraph “c” shall not revert but shall
17remain available for expenditure for summer programs for
18students until the close of the succeeding fiscal year.
   19d.  Real estate education program
   20For purposes of the real estate education program, and for
21not more than the following full-time equivalent positions:
..................................................  $22123,523
...............................................  FTEs230.86
   245.  IOWA SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
   25For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous
26purposes, and for not more than the following full-time
27equivalent positions:
..................................................  $2810,778,503
...............................................  FTEs29120.00
   306.  IOWA BRAILLE AND SIGHT SAVING SCHOOL
   31For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous
32purposes, and for not more than the following full-time
33equivalent positions:
..................................................  $344,536,452
...............................................  FTEs3562.20
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1   Sec. 11.  ENERGY COST-SAVINGS PROJECTS — FINANCING.  For
2the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30,
32022, the state board of regents may use notes, bonds, or
4other evidences of indebtedness issued under section 262.48 to
5finance projects that will result in energy cost savings in an
6amount that will cause the state board to recover the cost of
7the projects within an average of six years.
8   Sec. 12.  PRESCRIPTION DRUG COSTS.  The department of
9administrative services shall pay the Iowa school for the
10deaf and the Iowa braille and sight saving school the moneys
11collected from the counties during the fiscal year beginning
12July 1, 2021, for expenses relating to prescription drug costs
13for students attending the Iowa school for the deaf and the
14Iowa braille and sight saving school.
15   Sec. 13.  Section 261.25, subsections 1 and 2, Code 2021, are
16amended to read as follows:
   171.  There is appropriated from the general fund of the state
18to the commission for each fiscal year the sum of forty-seven
19
 forty-eight million seven eight hundred three ninety-six
20 thousand four hundred sixty-three fifty dollars for tuition
21grants to qualified students who are enrolled in accredited
22private institutions.
   232.  There is appropriated from the general fund of the state
24to the commission for each fiscal year the sum of four hundred
25twenty-six forty-six thousand two hundred twenty dollars for
26tuition grants for qualified students who are enrolled in
27eligible institutions. Of the moneys appropriated under this
28subsection, not more than eighty one hundred thousand dollars
29annually shall be used for tuition grants to qualified students
30who are attending an eligible institution under section 261.9,
31subsection 3, paragraph “b”.
32   Sec. 14.  Section 261.132, Code 2021, is amended by adding
33the following new subsection:
34   NEW SUBSECTION.  6.  New awards prohibited. For the fiscal
35year beginning July 1, 2021, and each succeeding fiscal year,
-21-1the commission shall not award a future ready Iowa skilled
2workforce grant to any new applicant, but may award a future
3ready Iowa skilled workforce grant to an applicant who received
4a grant awarded under the program in the fiscal year beginning
5July 1, 2020, and who continues to meet the eligibility
6requirements of this section.
7   Sec. 15.  Section 284.13, subsection 1, paragraphs a, b, c,
8e, f, and g, Code 2021, are amended to read as follows:
   9a.  For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019 2021, and
10ending June 30, 2020 2022, to the department, the amount of
11five hundred eight thousand two hundred fifty dollars for the
12issuance of national board certification awards in accordance
13with section 256.44. Of the amount allocated under this
14paragraph, not less than eighty-five thousand dollars shall
15be used to administer the ambassador to education position in
16accordance with section 256.45.
   17b.  For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019 2021, and
18ending June 30, 2020 2022, up to seven hundred twenty-eight
19thousand two hundred sixteen dollars to the department for
20purposes of implementing the professional development program
21requirements of section 284.6, assistance in developing model
22evidence for teacher quality committees established pursuant to
23section 284.4, subsection 1, paragraph “b”, and the evaluator
24training program in section 284.10. A portion of the funds
25allocated to the department for purposes of this paragraph may
26be used by the department for administrative purposes and for
27not more than four full-time equivalent positions.
   28c.  For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019 2021,
29and ending June 30, 2020 2022, an amount up to one million
30seventy-seven thousand eight hundred ten dollars to the
31department for the establishment of teacher development
32academies in accordance with section 284.6, subsection 10. A
33portion of the funds allocated to the department for purposes
34of this paragraph may be used for administrative purposes.
   35e.  For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019 2021, and
-22-1ending June 30, 2020 2022, to the department an amount up to
2twenty-five thousand dollars for purposes of the fine arts
3beginning teacher mentoring program established under section
4256.34.
   5f.  For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019 2021, and
6ending June 30, 2020 2022, to the department an amount up
7to six hundred twenty-six thousand one hundred ninety-one
8dollars shall be used by the department for a delivery system,
9in collaboration with area education agencies, to assist in
10implementing the career paths and leadership roles considered
11pursuant to sections 284.15, 284.16, and 284.17, including but
12not limited to planning grants to school districts and area
13education agencies, technical assistance for the department,
14technical assistance for districts and area education agencies,
15training and staff development, and the contracting of external
16expertise and services. In using moneys allocated for purposes
17of this paragraph, the department shall give priority to school
18districts with certified enrollments of fewer than six hundred
19students. A portion of the moneys allocated annually to the
20department for purposes of this paragraph may be used by the
21department for administrative purposes and for not more than
22five full-time equivalent positions.
   23g.  For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020 2022, and
24for each subsequent fiscal year, to the department, ten
25million dollars for purposes of implementing the supplemental
26assistance for high-need schools provisions of section 284.11.
27Annually, of the moneys allocated to the department for
28purposes of this paragraph, up to one hundred thousand dollars
29may be used by the department for administrative purposes and
30for not more than one full-time equivalent position.
31   Sec. 16.  EFFECTIVE DATES.  The following, being deemed of
32immediate importance, take effect upon enactment:
   331.  The section of this Act transferring moneys to the future
34ready Iowa skilled workforce last-dollar scholarship fund
35established pursuant to section 261.131.
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   12.  The section of this Act amending 2019 Iowa Acts, chapter
2135, section 5, subsection 27, as amended by 2020 Iowa Acts,
3chapter 1121, section 76, subsection 27.
4   Sec. 17.  RETROACTIVE APPLICABILITY.  The following apply
5retroactively to July 1, 2020:
   6The section of this Act transferring moneys to the future
7ready Iowa skilled workforce last-dollar scholarship fund
8established pursuant to section 261.131.
9DIVISION II
10workforce training programs — appropriations fy 2021-2022
11   Sec. 18.   There is appropriated from the Iowa skilled worker
12and job creation fund created in section 8.75 to the following
13departments, agencies, and institutions for the fiscal year
14beginning July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022, the following
15amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the
16purposes designated:
   171.  COLLEGE STUDENT AID COMMISSION
   18For purposes of providing skilled workforce shortage tuition
19grants in accordance with section 261.130:
..................................................  $205,000,000
   212.  DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
   22a.  For deposit in the workforce training and economic
23development funds created pursuant to section 260C.18A:
..................................................  $2415,100,000
   25From the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph
26“a”, not more than $100,000 shall be used by the department
27for administration of the workforce training and economic
28development funds created pursuant to section 260C.18A.
   29b.  For distribution to community colleges for the purposes
30of implementing adult education and literacy programs pursuant
31to section 260C.50:
..................................................  $325,500,000
   33(1)  From the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph
34“b”, $3,883,000 shall be allocated pursuant to the formula
35established in section 260C.18C.
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   1(2)  From the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph
2“b”, not more than $150,000 shall be used by the department
3for implementation of adult education and literacy programs
4pursuant to section 260C.50.
   5(3)  From the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph
6“b”, not more than $1,257,000 shall be distributed as grants
7to community colleges for the purpose of adult basic education
8programs for students requiring instruction in English
9as a second language. The department shall establish an
10application process and criteria to award grants pursuant to
11this subparagraph to community colleges. The criteria shall be
12based on need for instruction in English as a second language
13in the region served by each community college as determined by
14factors including data from the latest federal decennial census
15and outreach efforts to determine regional needs.
   16(4)  From the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph
17“b”, $210,000 shall be transferred to the department of human
18services for purposes of administering a program to provide
19access to international resources to Iowans and new Iowans
20to provide economic and leadership development resulting in
21Iowa being a more inclusive and welcoming place to live, work,
22and raise a family. The program shall provide supplemental
23support services for international refugees to improve
24learning, English literacy, life skills, cultural competencies,
25and integration in a county with a population over 350,000
26as determined by the 2010 federal decennial census. The
27department of human services shall utilize a request for
28proposals process to identify the entity best qualified to
29implement the program.
   30c.  For capital projects at community colleges that meet the
31definition of the term “vertical infrastructure” in section
328.57, subsection 5, paragraph “c”:
..................................................  $336,000,000
   34Moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph shall be
35disbursed pursuant to section 260G.6, subsection 3. Projects
-25-1that qualify for moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph
2shall include at least one of the following:
   3(1)  Accelerated career education program capital projects.
   4(2)  Major renovations and major repair needs, including
5health, life, and fire safety needs, including compliance with
6the federal Americans With Disabilities Act.
   7d.  For deposit in the pathways for academic career and
8employment fund established pursuant to section 260H.2:
..................................................  $95,000,000
   10From the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph “d”,
11not more than $200,000 shall be allocated by the department
12for implementation of regional industry sector partnerships
13pursuant to section 260H.7B and for not more than one full-time
14equivalent position.
   15e.  For deposit in the gap tuition assistance fund
16established pursuant to section 260I.2:
..................................................  $172,000,000
   18f.  For deposit in the statewide work-based learning
19intermediary network fund created pursuant to section 256.40:
..................................................  $201,500,000
   21From the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph
22“f”, not more than $50,000 shall be used by the department to
23provide statewide support for work-based learning.
   24g.  For support costs associated with administering a
25workforce preparation outcome reporting system for the purpose
26of collecting and reporting data relating to the educational
27and employment outcomes of workforce preparation programs
28receiving moneys pursuant to this subsection:
..................................................  $29200,000
   303.  Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated
31in this section of this division of this Act that remain
32unencumbered or unobligated at the close of the fiscal year
33shall not revert but shall remain available for expenditure
34for the purposes designated until the close of the succeeding
35fiscal year.
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1EXPLANATION
2The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with
3the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly.
   4This bill appropriates moneys for fiscal year 2021-2022 from
5the general fund of the state and other funds to the college
6student aid commission, the department for the blind, the
7department of education, and the state board of regents and its
8institutions. The bill is organized by divisions.
   9DIVISION I — FY 2021-2022. The bill appropriates moneys to
10the department for the blind for its administration.
   11The bill includes appropriations to the college student aid
12commission for general administrative purposes, administration
13of the future ready Iowa skilled workforce last-dollar
14scholarship program, the health care professional recruitment
15program, the national guard service scholarship program, the
16all Iowa opportunity scholarship program, the teach Iowa
17scholar program, the rural Iowa primary care loan repayment
18program, the health care loan repayment program, the rural
19veterinarian loan repayment program, and the future ready Iowa
20skilled workforce last-dollar scholarship program.
   21The bill provides for the transfer of any moneys remaining
22unencumbered and unobligated on the effective date of the bill,
23in the future ready Iowa skilled workforce grant fund to the
24future ready Iowa skilled workforce last-dollar scholarship
25fund; and provides for transfer of $400,000 from moneys
26appropriated to the college student aid commission for purposes
27of providing skilled workforce shortage tuition grants,
28pursuant to 2020 Iowa Acts, chapter 1019, section 7, to the
29future ready Iowa skilled workforce last-dollar scholarship
30fund. These provisions take effect upon enactment and are
31retroactively effective to July 1, 2020.
   32The bill reduces the standing appropriations for the
33Iowa tuition grant program, but increases, from the moneys
34appropriated for Iowa tuition grant awards for students
35attending accredited private institutions, the amount used for
-27-1students who are attending barber and cosmetology arts and
2sciences schools to $100,000.
   3The bill amends Code section 261.132 to prohibit, for FY
42020-2021, and each succeeding fiscal year, the commission from
5awarding a grant under the future ready Iowa skilled workforce
6grant program to any new applicant, but allows the commission
7to award the grants to applicants who received a grant under
8the program in FY 2020-2021, and continue to meet the program
9eligibility requirements.
   10The bill appropriates moneys to the department of education
11for purposes of the department’s general administration,
12career and technical education (CTE) administration, division
13of vocational rehabilitation services including independent
14living programs, the entrepreneurs with disabilities program,
15and independent living centers, state library for general
16administration and the enrich Iowa program, public broadcasting
17division, career and technical education reimbursement for
18expenditures made by CTE regional planning partnerships, school
19food service, early childhood Iowa fund, expansion of the
20federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement
21Act birth through age three services, early head start
22projects, textbooks for nonpublic school pupils, the student
23achievement and teacher quality program, statewide student
24assessment, statewide clearinghouse to expand work-based
25learning, postsecondary summer classes for high school students
26program, jobs for America’s graduates specialists, attendance
27center performance/general internet site and data system
28support, the online state job posting system, successful
29progression for early readers, an early warning system for
30literacy, the Iowa reading research center, computer science
31professional development incentive fund, children’s mental
32health school-based training and support, for school districts
33for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities,
34adult education and literacy programs, distribution to the
35midwestern higher education compact to pay Iowa’s member state
-28-1annual obligation, and community colleges.
   2Moneys appropriated in FY 2020-2021 to the department for
3nonpublic school concurrent enrollment payments to community
4colleges do not revert to the general fund of the state but may
5be used for the purposes designated until June 30, 2022. This
6provision takes effect upon enactment.
   7For the 2021-2022 fiscal year, the bill reduces the standing
8appropriations for at-risk children under Code section 279.51.
9The bill amends 2020 Iowa Acts, chapter 1108, to increase the
10amount appropriated for deposit in the therapeutic classroom
11incentive fund.
   12The bill appropriates moneys to the state board of regents
13for the board office, universities’ general operating budgets;
14the western Iowa regents resource center; Iowa public radio;
15the state university of Iowa; Iowa state university of science
16and technology; the university of northern Iowa; and for the
17Iowa school for the deaf and the Iowa braille and sight saving
18school. For FY 2021-2022, the bill freezes the amount of
19tuition and mandatory fees charged by the regent university to
20no more than the rates set for FY 2020-2021.
   21DIVISION II — WORKFORCE TRAINING PROGRAMS — APPROPRIATIONS
22FY 2021-2022. The bill appropriates moneys from the Iowa
23skilled worker and job creation fund to the college student aid
24commission and the department of education.
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