General Assembly: 89 (2021 Regular GA) - Chapter 172 - Federal block grant appropriations and other federal funding


Published: 2021-06-08

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CHAPTER 172 FEDERAL BLOCK GRANT APPROPRIATIONS AND OTHER FEDERAL FUNDING

H.F. 895

AN ACT appropriating federal moneys made available from federal block grants and other nonstate sources, allocating portions of federal block grants, and providing procedures if federal moneys or federal block grants aremore or less than anticipated, and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions.

Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

DIVISION I FFY 2021-2022 AND 2022-2023

Section 1. SUBSTANCE ABUSE APPROPRIATION. 1. a. There is appropriated from the fund created by section 8.41 to the department

of public health for the following federal fiscal years beginning October 1, and ending September 30, the following amounts: FFY 2021-2022: ............................................................................................... $ 13,094,055 FFY 2022-2023: ............................................................................................... $ 13,094,055 b. The appropriationsmade in this subsection are in the amounts anticipated to be received

from the federal government for the designated federal fiscal years under 42 U.S.C., ch. 6A, subch. XVII, part B, subpart ii, which provides for the prevention and treatment of substance abuse block grant. The department shall expend the moneys appropriated in this subsection as provided in the federal law making the moneys available and in conformance with chapter 17A. c. Of the moneys appropriated for each federal fiscal year in this subsection, an amount

not exceeding 5 percent shall be used by the department for administrative expenses. d. (1) For the state fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021, the department shall expend no less

than an amount equal to the amount expended for treatment services in the state fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020, for pregnant women and women with dependent children. (2) For the state fiscal year beginning July 1, 2022, the department shall expend no less

than an amount equal to the amount expended for treatment services in the state fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021, for pregnant women and women with dependent children. 2. At least 20 percent of the moneys remaining from the appropriation made in subsection

1 for each federal fiscal year shall be allocated for prevention programs. 3. In implementing the federal prevention and treatment of substance abuse block grant

under 42 U.S.C., ch. 6A, subch. XVII, and any other applicable provisions of the federal Public Health Service Act under 42 U.S.C., ch. 6A, the department shall apply the provisions of Pub. L. No. 106-310, §3305, as codified in 42U.S.C. §300x-65, relating to services under such federal law being provided by religious and other nongovernmental organizations.

Sec. 2. COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES APPROPRIATION. 1. a. There is appropriated from the fund created by section 8.41 to the department

of human services for the following federal fiscal years beginning October 1, and ending September 30, the following amounts: FFY 2021-2022: ............................................................................................... $ 5,641,385 FFY 2022-2023: ............................................................................................... $ 5,641,385 b. The appropriationsmade in this subsection are in the amounts anticipated to be received

from the federal government for the designated federal fiscal years under 42 U.S.C., ch. 6A, subch. XVII, part B, subpart i, which provides for the community mental health services block grant. The department shall expend the moneys appropriated in this subsection as provided in the federal law making the moneys available and in conformance with chapter 17A. c. The department shall allocate not less than 95 percent of the amount of the block grant

each federal fiscal year for eligible community mental health services for carrying out the plan submitted to and approved by the federal substance abuse and mental health services

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administration or required by the federal substance abuse and mental health services administration for the fiscal year involved. d. Of the amount allocated to eligible services providers in paragraph “c”, 70 percent

of the amount each federal fiscal year shall be distributed to the state’s accredited community mental health centers established in accordance with chapter 230A or applicable administrative rule. If a mental health services provider was designated as authorized in section 230A.107, subsection 2, the provider remains eligible to receive funding distributed pursuant to this paragraph as a community mental health center. The funding distributed shall be used by recipients of the funding for the purpose of staff training or services to adults with a serious mental illness and children with a serious emotional disturbance. The distribution amounts shall be announced at the beginning of the federal fiscal year and distributed on a quarterly basis. Recipients of the funding shall submit quarterly reports to the department of human services containing data consistent with the performance measures approved by the federal substance abuse and mental health services administration. 2. An amount not exceeding 5 percent of the moneys appropriated in subsection 1 for

each federal fiscal year shall be used by the department of human services for administrative expenses. From the moneys set aside by this subsection for administrative expenses, the department shall pay to the auditor of state an amount sufficient to pay the cost of auditing the use and administration of the state’s portion of the moneys appropriated in subsection 1. The auditor of state shall bill the department for the costs of the audits.

Sec. 3. MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH SERVICES APPROPRIATIONS. 1. a. There is appropriated from the fund created by section 8.41 to the department

of public health for the following federal fiscal years beginning October 1, and ending September 30, the following amounts: FFY 2021-2022: ............................................................................................... $ 6,520,044 FFY 2022-2023: ............................................................................................... $ 6,520,044 b. The appropriations made in this subsection are in the amounts anticipated to be

received from the federal government for the designated federal fiscal years under 42 U.S.C., ch. 7, subch. V, which provides for the maternal and child health services block grant. The department shall expend the moneys appropriated in this subsection as provided in the federal law making the moneys available and in conformance with chapter 17A. c. Moneys appropriated in this subsection shall not be used by the university of Iowa

hospitals and clinics for indirect costs. 2. An amount not exceeding 10 percent of the moneys appropriated in subsection 1 for

each federal fiscal year shall be used by the department of public health for administrative expenses. 3. The departments of public health, human services, and education and the university

of Iowa’s mobile and regional child health specialty clinics shall continue to pursue to the maximum extent feasible the coordination and integration of services to women and children. 4. a. Sixty-three percent of the amount remaining after the allocation made in subsection 2

for each federal fiscal year shall be allocated to supplement appropriations for maternal and child health programs within the department of public health. Of these moneys, the following amounts shall be set aside for the statewide perinatal care program for the following federal fiscal years: FFY 2021-2022: ............................................................................................... $ 300,291 FFY 2022-2023: ............................................................................................... $ 300,291 b. Thirty-seven percent of the amount remaining after the allocation made in subsection

2 for each federal fiscal year shall be allocated to the university of Iowa hospitals and clinics under the control of the state board of regents for mobile and regional child health specialty clinics. The university of Iowa hospitals and clinics shall not receive an allocation for indirect costs from the moneys for this program. Priority shall be given to establishment and maintenance of a statewide system of mobile and regional child health specialty clinics. 5. The department of public health shall administer the statewidematernal and child health

program and the disabled children’s program by conducting mobile and regional child health specialty clinics and conducting other activities to improve the health of low-income women and children and to promote the welfare of children with actual or potential handicapping

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conditions and chronic illnesses in accordance with the requirements of Tit. V of the federal Social Security Act.

Sec. 4. PREVENTIVE HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES APPROPRIATIONS. 1. a. There is appropriated from the fund created by section 8.41 to the department

of public health for the following federal fiscal years beginning October 1, and ending September 30, the following amounts: FFY 2021-2022: ............................................................................................... $ 1,735,326 FFY 2022-2023: ............................................................................................... $ 1,735,326 b. The appropriationsmade in this subsection are in the amounts anticipated to be received

from the federal government for the designated federal fiscal years under 42 U.S.C., ch. 6A, subch. XVII, part A, which provides for the preventive health and health services block grant. The department shall expend the moneys appropriated in this subsection as provided in the federal law making the moneys available and in conformance with chapter 17A. 2. Of the moneys appropriated in subsection 1 for each federal fiscal year, an amount not

exceeding 10 percent shall be used by the department for administrative expenses. 3. Of the moneys appropriated in subsection 1 for each federal fiscal year, the specific

amount of moneys stipulated by the notice of the block grant award shall be allocated for services to victims of sex offenses and for rape prevention education. 4. After deducting the funds allocated in subsections 2 and 3, the remaining moneys

appropriated in subsection 1 for each federal fiscal year may be used by the department for healthy people 2020 and Iowa’s health improvement plan 2012-2016 program objectives, preventive health advisory committee, and risk reduction services, including nutrition programs, health incentive programs, chronic disease services, emergency medical services, monitoring of the fluoridation program and start-up fluoridation grants, and acquired immune deficiency syndrome services. The moneys specified in this subsection shall not be used by the university of Iowa hospitals and clinics or by the state hygienic laboratory for the funding of indirect costs.

Sec. 5. STOP VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN GRANT PROGRAM APPROPRIATION. 1. a. There is appropriated from the fund created by section 8.41 to the department of

justice for the following federal fiscal years beginning October 1, and ending September 30, the following amounts: FFY 2021-2022: ............................................................................................... $ 1,731,703 FFY 2022-2023: ............................................................................................... $ 1,731,703 b. The appropriationsmade in this subsection are in the amounts anticipated to be received

from the federal government for the designated fiscal years under 42 U.S.C., ch. 46, subch. XII-H, which provides for grants to combat violent crimes against women. The department of justice shall expend the moneys appropriated in this subsection as provided in the federal law making the moneys available and in conformance with chapter 17A. 2. An amount not exceeding 10 percent of the moneys appropriated in subsection 1 shall

be used by the department of justice for administrative expenses. From the moneys set aside by this subsection for administrative expenses, the department shall pay to the auditor of state an amount sufficient to pay the cost of auditing the use and administration of the state’s portion of the moneys appropriated in subsection 1.

Sec. 6. RESIDENTIAL SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT FOR STATE PRISONERS FORMULA GRANT PROGRAM. There is appropriated from the fund created by section 8.41 to the governor’s office of drug control policy for the following federal fiscal years beginning October 1, and ending September 30, the following amounts: FFY 2021-2022: ............................................................................................... $ 267,879 FFY 2022-2023: ............................................................................................... $ 267,879 The appropriations made in this section are the amounts anticipated to be received from

the federal government for the designated federal fiscal years under 42 U.S.C., ch. 46, subch. XII-G, which provides grants for substance abuse treatment programs in state and local correctional facilities. The drug policy coordinator shall expend the moneys appropriated in

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this section as provided in the federal law making the moneys available and in conformance with chapter 17A.

Sec. 7. EDWARD BYRNE MEMORIAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT PROGRAM APPROPRIATION. There is appropriated from the fund created by section 8.41 to the governor’s office of drug control policy for the following federal fiscal years beginning October 1, and ending September 30, the following amounts: FFY 2021-2022: ............................................................................................... $ 1,687,735 FFY 2022-2023: ............................................................................................... $ 1,687,735 The appropriations made in this section are in the amounts anticipated to be received from

the federal government for the designated fiscal years under 42 U.S.C., ch. 46, subch. V, which provides for the Edward Byrne memorial justice assistance grant program. The drug policy coordinator shall expend the moneys appropriated in this section as provided in the federal law making the moneys available and in conformance with chapter 17A.

Sec. 8. COMMUNITY SERVICES APPROPRIATIONS. 1. a. There is appropriated from the fund created by section 8.41 to the division of

community action agencies of the department of human rights for the following federal fiscal years beginning October 1, and ending September 30, the following amounts: FFY 2021-2022: ............................................................................................... $ 7,979,245 FFY 2022-2023: ............................................................................................... $ 7,979,245 b. The appropriationsmade in this subsection are in the amounts anticipated to be received

from the federal government for the designated federal fiscal years under 42 U.S.C., ch. 106, which provides for the community services block grant. The division of community action agencies of the department of human rights shall expend the moneys appropriated in this subsection as provided in the federal law making the moneys available and in conformance with chapter 17A. c. Each federal fiscal year, the administrator of the division of community action agencies

of the department of human rights shall allocate not less than 96 percent of the amount of the block grants to eligible community action agencies for programs benefiting low-income persons. Each eligible agency shall receive a minimum allocation of not less than $100,000. The minimum allocation shall be achieved by redistributing increased moneys from agencies experiencing a greater share of available moneys. The moneys shall be distributed on the basis of the poverty-level population in the area represented by the community action areas compared to the size of the poverty-level population in the state. 2. An amount not exceeding 4 percent of the moneys appropriated in subsection 1 for

each federal fiscal year shall be used by the division of community action agencies of the department of human rights for administrative expenses. From the moneys set aside by this subsection for administrative expenses, the division of community action agencies of the department of human rights shall pay to the auditor of state an amount sufficient to pay the cost of auditing the use and administration of the state’s portion of the moneys appropriated in subsection 1. The auditor of state shall bill the division of community action agencies for the costs of the audits.

Sec. 9. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT APPROPRIATIONS. 1. a. There is appropriated from the fund created by section 8.41 to the economic

development authority for the following federal fiscal years beginning October 1, and ending September 30, the following amounts: FFY 2021-2022: ............................................................................................... $ 26,000,000 FFY 2022-2023: ............................................................................................... $ 26,000,000 b. The appropriations made in this subsection are in the amounts anticipated to be

received from the federal government for the designated federal fiscal years under 42 U.S.C., ch. 69, which provides for community development block grants. The economic development authority shall expend the moneys appropriated in this subsection as provided in the federal law making the moneys available and in conformance with chapter 17A. 2. a. An amount not exceeding $1,140,000 for the federal fiscal year beginning October

1, 2021, shall be used by the economic development authority for administrative expenses

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for the community development block grant. The total amount used for administrative expenses includes $620,000 for the federal fiscal year beginning October 1, 2021, of moneys appropriated in subsection 1 and a matching contribution from the state equal to $520,000 from the appropriation of state moneys for the community development block grant and state appropriations for related activities of the economic development authority. From the moneys set aside for administrative expenses by this subsection, the economic development authority shall pay to the auditor of state an amount sufficient to pay the cost of auditing the use and administration of the state’s portion of the moneys appropriated in subsection 1. The auditor of state shall bill the authority for the costs of the audit. b. An amount not exceeding $1,140,000 for the federal fiscal year beginning October 1,

2022, shall be used by the economic development authority for administrative expenses for the community development block grant. The total amount used for administrative expenses includes $620,000 for the federal fiscal year beginning October 1, 2022, of moneys appropriated in subsection 1 and a matching contribution from the state equal to $520,000 from the appropriation of state moneys for the community development block grant and state appropriations for related activities of the economic development authority. From the moneys set aside for administrative expenses by this subsection, the economic development authority shall pay to the auditor of state an amount sufficient to pay the cost of auditing the use and administration of the state’s portion of the moneys appropriated in subsection 1. The auditor of state shall bill the authority for the costs of the audit.

Sec. 10. SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM APPROPRIATION. There is appropriated from the fund created by section 8.41 to the department of transportation for the following federal fiscal years beginning October 1, and ending September 30, the following amounts: FFY 2021-2022: ............................................................................................... $ 156,800,000 FFY 2022-2023: ............................................................................................... $ 156,800,000 The appropriations made in this section are the amounts anticipated to be received

from the federal government for the designated fiscal years under 23 U.S.C., ch. 1, §133, which provides funding allocated by the state transportation commission for state and local transportation projects. The department shall expend the moneys appropriated in this section as provided in the federal law making the moneys available and in conformance with chapter 17A.

Sec. 11. LOW-INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE APPROPRIATIONS. 1. a. There is appropriated from the fund created by section 8.41 to the division of

community action agencies of the department of human rights for the following federal fiscal years beginning October 1, and ending September 30, the following amounts: FFY 2021-2022: ............................................................................................... $ 54,554,297 FFY 2022-2023: ............................................................................................... $ 54,554,297 b. The appropriations made in this subsection are in the amounts anticipated to be

received from the federal government for the designated federal fiscal years under 42 U.S.C., ch. 94, subch. II, which provides for the low-income home energy assistance block grants. The division of community action agencies of the department of human rights shall expend the moneys appropriated in this subsection as provided in the federal law making the moneys available and in conformance with chapter 17A. 2. Up to 15 percent, or up to 25 percent if a waiver is approved by the United States

department of health and human services, of the amount appropriated in this section that is actually received for each federal fiscal year shall be used for residential weatherization or other related home repairs for low-income households. Of this allocation amount, not more than 10 percent may be used for administrative expenses. 3. After subtracting the allocation in subsection 2, up to 10 percent of the remaining

moneys for each federal fiscal year are allocated for administrative expenses of the low-income home energy assistance program of which $377,000 is allocated each federal fiscal year for administrative expenses of the division. The costs of auditing the use and administration of the portion of the appropriation in this section that is retained by the state

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shall be paid from the amount allocated in this subsection each federal fiscal year to the division. The auditor of state shall bill the division for the audit costs. 4. The remaining moneys of the appropriation made in this section for each federal fiscal

year following the allocations made in subsections 2 and 3, shall be used to help eligible households as defined in 42 U.S.C., ch. 94, subch. II, to meet home energy costs. 5. Not more than 10 percent of the amount appropriated in this section each federal fiscal

year that is actually received may be carried forward for use in the succeeding federal fiscal year. 6. Expenditures for assessment and resolution of energy problems shall be limited to not

more than 5 percent of the amount appropriated in this section for each federal fiscal year that is actually received.

Sec. 12. SOCIAL SERVICES APPROPRIATIONS. 1. a. There is appropriated from the fund created by section 8.41 to the department

of human services for the following federal fiscal years beginning October 1, and ending September 30, the following amounts: FFY 2021-2022: ............................................................................................... $ 15,323,000 FFY 2022-2023: ............................................................................................... $ 15,323,000 b. The appropriationsmade in this subsection are in the amounts anticipated to be received

from the federal government for the designated federal fiscal years under 42 U.S.C., ch. 7, subch. XX, which provides for the social services block grant. The department of human services shall expend the moneys appropriated in this subsection as provided in the federal law making the moneys available and in conformance with chapter 17A. 2. Not more than the following amounts of the moneys appropriated in subsection 1 for

the following federal fiscal years shall be allocated by the department of human services for general administration: a. FFY 2021-2022:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 910,649 b. FFY 2022-2023:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 910,649 From the moneys set aside in this subsection for general administration for each federal

fiscal year, the department of human services shall pay to the auditor of state an amount sufficient to pay the cost of auditing the use and administration of the state’s portion of the moneys appropriated in subsection 1. 3. In addition to the allocation for general administration in subsection 2, the remaining

moneys appropriated in subsection 1 for each federal fiscal year shall be allocated in the following amounts to supplement appropriations for the following federal fiscal years for the following programs within the department of human services: a. Field operations: FFY 2021-2022:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 5,446,690 FFY 2022-2023:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 5,446,690 b. Child and family services: FFY 2021-2022:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 8,324,784 FFY 2022-2023:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 8,324,784 c. Local administrative costs and other local services: FFY 2021-2022:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 577,636 FFY 2022-2023:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 577,636 d. Volunteers: FFY 2021-2022:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 63,241 FFY 2022-2023:

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.......................................................................................................................... $ 63,241

Sec. 13. SOCIAL SERVICES BLOCK GRANT PLAN. The department of human services during each state fiscal year shall develop a plan for the use of federal social services block grant moneys for the subsequent state fiscal year. The proposed plan shall include all programs and services at the state level which the

department proposes to fund with federal social services block grant moneys, and shall identify state and other moneys which the department proposes to use to fund the state programs and services. The proposed plan shall also include all local programs and services which are eligible to

be funded with federal social services block grant moneys, the total amount of federal social services block grant moneys available for the local programs and services, and the manner of distribution of the federal social services block grant moneys to the counties. The proposed plan shall identify state and local moneys which will be used to fund the local programs and services. The proposed plan shall be submitted with the department’s budget requests to the

governor and the general assembly.

Sec. 14. PROJECTS FOR ASSISTANCE IN TRANSITION FROM HOMELESSNESS. 1. Upon receipt of theminimum formula grant from the substance abuse andmental health

services administration to provide mental health services for the homeless, for the state fiscal years beginning July 1, 2021, and July 1, 2022, the department of human services shall assure that a project which receives moneys under the formula grant shall do all of the following: a. Provide outreach and engagement to homeless individuals and individuals at risk of

homelessness and assesses those individuals for serious mental illness. b. Enroll those individuals with serious mental illness who are willing to accept services

through the project. c. Provide case management to homeless persons. d. Provide appropriate training to persons who provide services to persons targeted by the

grant. e. Assure a local match share of 25 percent. f. Refer homeless individuals and individuals at risk of homelessness to primary health

care, job training, educational services, and relevant housing services. 2. A project may expend moneys for community mental health services, diagnostic

services, crisis intervention services, habilitation and rehabilitation services, substance-related disorder services, supportive and supervisory services to homeless persons living in residential settings that are not otherwise supported, and housing services including minor renovation, expansion, and repair of housing, security deposits, planning of housing, technical assistance in applying for housing, improving the coordination of housing services, the costs associated with matching eligible homeless individuals with appropriate housing, and one-time rental payments to prevent eviction.

Sec. 15. CHILD CARE AND DEVELOPMENT APPROPRIATION. There is appropriated from the fund created by section 8.41 to the department of human services for the following federal fiscal years beginning October 1, and ending September 30, the following amounts: FFY 2021-2022: ............................................................................................... $ 76,813,177 FFY 2022-2023: ............................................................................................... $ 76,813,177 The appropriations made in this section are in the amounts anticipated to be received from

the federal government for the designated federal fiscal years under 42 U.S.C., ch. 105, subch. II-B, which provides for the child care and development block grant. The department shall expend the moneys appropriated in this section as provided in the federal law making the moneys available and in conformance with chapter 17A. Moneys appropriated in this section that remain unencumbered or unobligated at the close

of the fiscal year shall revert to be available for appropriation for purposes of the child care and development block grant in the succeeding fiscal year.

Sec. 16. PROCEDURE FOR REDUCED FEDERAL MONEYS.

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1. Unless otherwise necessary to meet federal requirements, if the moneys received from the federal government for the block grants specified in this Act are less than the amounts appropriated, the moneys actually received shall be prorated by the governor for the various programs, other than for the services to victims of sex offenses and for rape prevention education under section 4, subsection 3, of this Act, for which each block grant is available according to the percentages that each program is to receive as specified in this Act. However, if the governor determines that the moneys allocated by the percentages will not be sufficient to accomplish the purposes of a particular program, or if the appropriation is not allocated by percentage, the governor may allocate the moneys in a manner which will accomplish to the greatest extent possible the purposes of the various programs for which the block grants are available. 2. Before the governor implements the actions provided for in subsection 1, the following

procedures shall be taken: a. The chairpersons and ranking members of the senate and house standing committees

on appropriations, the appropriate chairpersons and ranking members of subcommittees of those committees, and the director of the legislative services agency shall be notified of the proposed action. b. The notice shall include the proposed allocations, and information on the reasons why

particular percentages or amounts of moneys are allocated to the individual programs, the departments and programs affected, and other information deemed useful. Chairpersons and ranking members notified shall be allowed at least two weeks to review and comment on the proposed action before the action is taken.

Sec. 17. PROCEDURE FOR INCREASED FEDERAL MONEYS. 1. Unless otherwise necessary to meet federal requirements, if moneys received from the

federal government in the form of block grants exceed the amounts appropriated in sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 9, and 12 of this Act, the excess shall be prorated to the appropriate programs according to the percentages specified in those sections, except additional moneys shall not be prorated for administrative expenses. 2. If actual moneys received from the federal government from block grants exceed the

amount appropriated in section 11 of this Act for the low-income home energy assistance program, not more than 15 percent of the excess may be allocated to the low-income residential weatherization program and not more than 10 percent of the excess may be used for administrative costs. 3. If moneys received from the federal government from community services block grants

exceed the amount appropriated in section 8 of this Act, 100 percent of the excess is allocated to the community services block grant program.

Sec. 18. PROCEDURE FOR EXPENDITURE OF ADDITIONAL FEDERAL MONEYS. If other federal grants, receipts, and moneys and other nonstate grants, receipts, and moneys become available or are awarded which are not available or awarded during the period in which the general assembly is in session, but which require expenditure by the applicable department or agency prior to March 15 of the fiscal years beginning July 1, 2021, and July 1, 2022, these grants, receipts, and moneys are appropriated to the extent necessary, provided that the fiscal committee of the legislative council is notified within 30 days of receipt of the grants, receipts, or moneys and the fiscal committee of the legislative council has an opportunity to comment on the expenditure of the grants, receipts, or moneys.

Sec. 19. OTHER GRANTS, RECEIPTS, AND MONEYS. Federal grants, receipts, and moneys and other nonstate grants, receipts, and moneys, available in whole or in part of the state fiscal years beginning July 1, 2021, and July 1, 2022, are appropriated to the following departments and agencies that are designated by and for the purposes set forth in the grants, receipts, or conditions accompanying the receipt of the moneys, unless otherwise provided by law: 1. Department of administrative services. 2. Department on aging. 3. Department of agriculture and land stewardship.

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4. Office of auditor of state. 5. Department for the blind. 6. Iowa state civil rights commission. 7. College student aid commission. 8. Department of commerce. 9. Department of corrections. 10. Department of cultural affairs. 11. Economic development authority. 12. Department of education. 13. Iowa ethics and campaign disclosure board. 14. Iowa finance authority. 15. Offices of the governor and lieutenant governor. 16. Governor’s office of drug control policy. 17. Department of human rights. 18. Department of human services. 19. Department of inspections and appeals. 20. Judicial branch. 21. Department of justice. 22. Iowa law enforcement academy. 23. Department of management. 24. Department of natural resources. 25. Board of parole. 26. Department of public defense. 27. Public employment relations board. 28. Department of public health. 29. Department of public safety. 30. State board of regents. 31. Department of revenue. 32. Office of secretary of state. 33. Iowa state fair authority. 34. Office for state-federal relations. 35. Iowa telecommunications and technology commission. 36. Office of treasurer of state. 37. Department of transportation. 38. Department of veterans affairs. 39. Department of workforce development.

DIVISION II FFY 2018-2019 AND 2019-2020

Sec. 20. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT — FFY 2018-2019. 1. There is appropriated from the fund created by section 8.41 to the economic development

authority for the federal fiscal year beginning October 1, 2018, and ending September 30, 2019, the following amount: .......................................................................................................................... $ 96,741,000 2. The appropriation made in this section is in the amount awarded to the state from

the federal government for community development block grants under the Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act, 2019, Pub. L. No. 116-20. The economic development authority shall expend the moneys appropriated in this section to assist Iowa communities with long-term recovery from major disasters as provided in the federal law making the moneys available and in conformance with chapter 17A. 3. An amount not exceeding 5 percent of the moneys appropriated in this section shall be

used by the economic development authority for administrative expenses. From the moneys set aside for administrative expenses by this subsection, the economic development authority shall pay to the auditor of state an amount sufficient to pay the cost of auditing the use and administration of the state’s portion of the moneys appropriated in this section. The auditor of state shall bill the authority for the costs of the audit.

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Sec. 21. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT — FFY 2019-2020. 1. There is appropriated from the fund created by section 8.41 to the economic development

authority for the federal fiscal year beginning October 1, 2019, and ending September 30, 2020, the following amount: .......................................................................................................................... $ 24,146,603 2. The appropriation made in this section is in the amount awarded to the state from the

federal government for community development block grants under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, Pub. L. No. 116-136. The economic development authority shall expend the moneys appropriated in this section to assist Iowa communities to prevent, prepare for, and respond to SARS-CoV-2 as provided in the federal law making the moneys available and in conformance with chapter 17A. 3. An amount not exceeding 5 percent of the moneys appropriated in this section shall be

used by the economic development authority for administrative expenses. From the moneys set aside for administrative expenses by this subsection, the economic development authority shall pay to the auditor of state an amount sufficient to pay the cost of auditing the use and administration of the state’s portion of the moneys appropriated in this section. The auditor of state shall bill the authority for the costs of the audit.

Sec. 22. EFFECTIVE DATE. This division of this Act, being deemed of immediate importance, takes effect upon enactment.

Sec. 23. RETROACTIVE APPLICABILITY. 1. The section of this division of this Act appropriating moneys for the 2018-2019 federal

fiscal year applies retroactively to October 1, 2018. 2. The section of this division of this Act appropriating moneys for the 2019-2020 federal

fiscal year applies retroactively to October 1, 2019.

DIVISION III FEDERAL CORONAVIRUS RELIEF MONEYS

Sec. 24. NEW SECTION. 8.57G Iowa coronavirus fiscal recovery fund. 1. An Iowa coronavirus fiscal recovery fund is created in the state treasury under the

authority of the office of the governor. The fund shall be separate from the general fund of the state and the balance in the fund shall not be considered part of the balance of the general fund of the state. The fund shall consist of moneys received by the state from the coronavirus state fiscal recovery fund pursuant to the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, Pub. L. No. 117-2, and any other moneys appropriated to or deposited in the fund. 2. Moneys in the fund are appropriated to the office of the governor to be used, expended,

granted, or transferred as determined by the governor for any of the following purposes: a. To respond to the public health emergency with respect to COVID-19 or its negative

economic impacts, including assistance to households, small businesses, and nonprofits, or aid to impacted industries such as tourism, travel, and hospitality. b. To respond to workers performing essential work during the COVID-19 public health

emergency by providing premium pay to eligible workers of the state that are performing such essential work, or by providing grants to eligible employers that have eligible workers who perform essential work. c. For the provision of government services to the extent of the reduction in state revenue

due to the COVID-19 public health emergency relative to revenues collected in the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018. d. To make necessary investments in water, sewer, or broadband infrastructure. 3. Except as provided in section 8.58, the fund shall be considered a special account for

the purposes of section 8.53 in determining the cash position of the general fund of the state for the payment of state obligations. Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys in the fund that remain unencumbered or unobligated at the close of a fiscal year shall not revert but shall remain available for expenditure for the purposes designated. Notwithstanding section 12C.7, subsection 2, interest or earnings on moneys in the fund shall be credited to the fund. 4. This section is repealed July 1, 2025.

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Sec. 25. NEW SECTION. 8.57H Iowa coronavirus capital projects fund. 1. An Iowa coronavirus capital projects fund is created in the state treasury under the

authority of the office of the governor. The fund shall be separate from the general fund of the state and the balance in the fund shall not be considered part of the balance of the general fund of the state. The fund shall consist of moneys received by the state from the coronavirus capital projects fund pursuant to the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, Pub. L. No. 117-2, and any other moneys appropriated to or deposited in the fund. 2. Moneys in the fund are appropriated to the office of the governor to be used, expended,

granted, or transferred as determined by the governor to carry out critical capital projects directly enabling work, education, and health monitoring, including remote options, in response to the public health emergency with respect to COVID-19. 3. Except as provided in section 8.58, the fund shall be considered a special account for

the purposes of section 8.53 in determining the cash position of the general fund of the state for the payment of state obligations. Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys in the fund that remain unencumbered or unobligated at the close of a fiscal year shall not revert but shall remain available for expenditure for the purposes designated. Notwithstanding section 12C.7, subsection 2, interest or earnings on moneys in the fund shall be credited to the fund. 4. This section is repealed July 1, 2025.

Sec. 26. Section 8.58, Code 2021, is amended to read as follows: 8.58 Exemption from automatic application. 1. To the extent that moneys appropriated under section 8.57 do not result in moneys being

credited to the general fund under section 8.55, subsection 2, moneys appropriated under section 8.57 and moneys contained in the cash reserve fund, rebuild Iowa infrastructure fund, environment first fund, Iowa economic emergency fund, taxpayer relief fund, and state bond repayment fund, Iowa coronavirus fiscal recovery fund, and Iowa coronavirus capital projects fund shall not be considered in the application of any formula, index, or other statutory triggering mechanism which would affect appropriations, payments, or taxation rates, contrary provisions of the Code notwithstanding. 2. To the extent that moneys appropriated under section 8.57 do not result in moneys being

credited to the general fund under section 8.55, subsection 2, moneys appropriated under section 8.57 andmoneys contained in the cash reserve fund, rebuild Iowa infrastructure fund, environment first fund, Iowa economic emergency fund, taxpayer relief fund, and state bond repayment fund, Iowa coronavirus fiscal recovery fund, and Iowa coronavirus capital projects fund shall not be considered by an arbitrator or in negotiations under chapter 20.

Sec. 27. FEDERAL CORONAVIRUS RELIEF MONEYS — REPORTING. Whenever data is required to be transmitted by the department of management to the office of inspector general of the United States department of the treasury pursuant to reporting requirements associated with the receipt of coronavirus relief fund moneys issued under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, Pub. L. No. 116-136, as amended by the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, Pub. L. No. 116-260, or coronavirus state fiscal recovery fund moneys or coronavirus capital projects fund moneys issued under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, Pub. L. No. 117-2, the department of management shall also transmit the data to the legislative services agency.

Sec. 28. REPEAL. The section of this division of this Act amending section 8.58 is repealed July 1, 2025.

Sec. 29. EFFECTIVE DATE. This division of this Act, being deemed of immediate importance, takes effect upon enactment.

Approved June 8, 2021

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