General Assembly: 88 (2020 Regular GA) - Chapter 1120 - Appropriations — infrastructure and capital projects


Published: 2020-06-30

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CHAPTER 1120 APPROPRIATIONS — INFRASTRUCTURE AND CAPITAL PROJECTS

H.F. 2642

AN ACT relating to and making appropriations to state departments and agencies from the rebuild Iowa infrastructure fund and the technology reinvestment fund, and providing for related matters, and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions.

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

DIVISION I REBUILD IOWA INFRASTRUCTURE FUND

Section 1. REBUILD IOWA INFRASTRUCTURE FUND — APPROPRIATIONS. There is appropriated from the rebuild Iowa infrastructure fund to the following departments and agencies for the following fiscal years, the following amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: 1. DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES For security cameras on the state capitol complex, notwithstanding section 8.57, subsection

5, paragraph “c”: FY 2020-2021:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 250,000 2. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND LAND STEWARDSHIP a. (1) For deposit in the water quality initiative fund created in section 466B.45 for

purposes of supporting the water quality initiative administered by the division of soil conservation and water quality as provided in section 466B.42, including salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes, notwithstanding section 8.57, subsection 5, paragraph “c”: FY 2020-2021:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 5,200,000 (2) (a) The moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph shall be used to support

demonstration projects in subwatersheds as designated by the department that are part of high-priority watersheds identified by the water resources coordinating council. (b) The moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph shall be used to support

demonstration projects in watersheds generally, including regional watersheds, as designated by the division and high-priority watersheds identified by the water resources coordinating council. (3) In supporting projects in watersheds and subwatersheds as provided in subparagraph

(2), subparagraph divisions (a) and (b), all of the following shall apply: (a) The demonstration projects shall utilizewater quality practices as described in the latest

revision of the document entitled “Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy” initially presented in November 2012 by the department of agriculture and land stewardship, the department of natural resources, and Iowa state university of science and technology. (b) The division shall implement demonstration projects as provided in subparagraph

division (a) by providing for participation by persons who hold a legal interest in agricultural land used in farming. To every extent practical, the division shall provide for collaborative participation by such persons who hold a legal interest in agricultural land located within the same subwatershed. (c) The division shall implement demonstration projects on a cost-share basis as

determined by the division. Except for edge-of-field practices, the state’s share of the amount shall not exceed 50 percent of the estimated cost of establishing the practice as determined by the division or 50 percent of the actual cost of establishing the practice, whichever is less. (d) The demonstration projects shall be used to educate other persons about the feasibility

and value of establishing similar water quality practices. The division shall promote field day events for purposes of allowing interested persons to establish water quality practices on their agricultural land.

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(e) The division shall conduct water quality evaluations within supported subwatersheds. Within a reasonable period after accumulating information from such evaluations, the division shall create an aggregated database of water quality practices. Any information identifying a person holding a legal interest in agricultural land or specific agricultural land shall be a confidential record. (4) The moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph shall be used to support education

and outreach in a manner that encourages persons who hold a legal interest in agricultural land used for farming to implement water quality practices, including the establishment of such practices in watersheds generally, and not limited to subwatersheds or high-priority watersheds. (5) The moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph may be used to contract with

persons to coordinate the implementation of efforts provided in this paragraph. (6) The moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph may be used by the department to

support urban soil and water conservation efforts, which may include but are not limited to management practices related to bioretention, landscaping, the use of permeable or pervious pavement, and soil quality restoration. The moneys shall be allocated on a cost-share basis as provided in chapter 161A. (7) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the department may use

moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph to carry out the provisions of this paragraph on a cost-share basis in combination with other moneys available to the department from a state or federal source. (8) Not more than 10 percent of the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph

may be used for costs of administration and implementation of the water quality initiative administered by the soil conservation division. b. For deposit in the renewable fuels infrastructure fund created in section 159A.16 for

renewable fuel infrastructure programs: FY 2020-2021:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 3,000,000 3. DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS a. For deposit in the Iowa great places program fund created in section 303.3D for Iowa

great places program projects that meet the definition of “vertical infrastructure” in section 8.57, subsection 5, paragraph “c”: FY 2020-2021:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 1,000,000 b. For grants to nonprofit organizations committed to strengthening communities through

youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility for costs associated with the renovation and maintenance of facility infrastructure at facilities located in cities with a population of less than 28,000 as determined by the 2010 federal decennial census: FY 2020-2021:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 250,000 4. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY a. For deposit in the community attraction and tourism fund created in section 15F.204: FY 2020-2021:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 5,000,000 b. For equal distribution to regional sports authority districts certified by the department

pursuant to section 15E.321, notwithstanding section 8.57, subsection 5, paragraph “c”: FY 2020-2021:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 500,000 5. DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES a. For critical infrastructure at state institutions, including the state resource centers, the

mental health institutes, and the state training school at Eldora: FY 2020-2021:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 596,500 b. For the renovation and construction of certain nursing facilities, consistent with the

provisions of chapter 249K: FY 2020-2021:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 500,000

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c. For a grant to a nonprofit agency that provides expert care for children with medical complexity to expand its services to those children who reach adulthood in their care by providing infrastructure funding for expanding a nursing facility: FY 2021-2022:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 500,000 6. IOWA LAW ENFORCEMENT ACADEMY For costs associated with furniture, fixtures, and equipment at the academy,

notwithstanding section 8.57, subsection 5, paragraph “c”: FY 2020-2021:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 280,000 7. DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES a. For implementation of lake projects that have established watershed improvement

initiatives and community support in accordance with the department’s annual lake restoration plan and report, notwithstanding section 8.57, subsection 5, paragraph “c”: FY 2020-2021:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 8,600,000 b. For state park infrastructure improvements: FY 2020-2021:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 1,000,000 c. For the administration of a water trails and low head dam public hazard statewide plan,

including salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes, notwithstanding section 8.57, subsection 5, paragraph “c”: FY 2020-2021:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 250,000 8. DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC DEFENSE a. For major maintenance projects at national guard armories and facilities: FY 2020-2021:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 1,000,000 b. For improvement projects for Iowa national guard installations and readiness centers to

support operations and training requirements: FY 2020-2021:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 1,000,000 c. For construction improvement projects at the Camp Dodge facility: FY 2020-2021:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 250,000 d. The department of public defense shall report to the general assembly by December

15, 2020, regarding the projects the department has funded or intends to fund from moneys appropriated to the department pursuant to this subsection for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020. 9. DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY a. For payments and other costs due under a financing agreement entered into by the

treasurer of state for building the statewide interoperable communications system pursuant to section 29C.23, subsection 2, notwithstanding section 8.57, subsection 5, paragraph “c”: FY 2020-2021:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 3,960,945 b. For the purchase of ballistic vests, notwithstanding section 8.57, subsection 5, paragraph

“c”: FY 2020-2021:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 467,500 c. For the purchase of bomb suits, notwithstanding section 8.57, subsection 5, paragraph

“c”: FY 2020-2021:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 384,000 d. For the purchase of an airplane, notwithstanding section 8.57, subsection 5, paragraph

“c”: FY 2020-2021:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 1,713,170

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10. BOARD OF REGENTS a. For allocation by the state board of regents to the state university of Iowa, Iowa state

university of science and technology, and the university of northern Iowa to reimburse the institutions for deficiencies in the operating funds resulting from the pledging of tuition, student fees and charges, and institutional income to finance the cost of providing academic and administrative buildings and facilities and utility services at the institutions: FY 2020-2021:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 28,268,466 b. For the renovation and construction of an industrial technology center at the university

of northern Iowa to include reimbursement of infrastructure costs incurred by the university for construction of the facility in the prior fiscal year: FY 2021-2022:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 13,000,000 FY 2022-2023:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 18,000,000 FY 2023-2024:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 8,500,000 11. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION a. For deposit in the public transit infrastructure grant fund created in section 324A.6A,

for projects that meet the definition of vertical infrastructure in section 8.57, subsection 5, paragraph “c”: FY 2020-2021:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 500,000 b. For acquiring, constructing, and improving recreational trails within the state: FY 2020-2021:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 1,000,000 c. For deposit in the railroad revolving loan and grant fund created in section 327H.20A,

notwithstanding section 8.57, subsection 5, paragraph “c”: FY 2020-2021:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 500,000 d. For vertical infrastructure improvements at the commercial service airports within the

state: FY 2020-2021:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 1,000,000 e. For vertical infrastructure improvements at general aviation airports within the state: FY 2020-2021:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 650,000 12. TREASURER OF STATE For distribution in accordance with chapter 174 to qualified fairs that belong to the

association of Iowa fairs for county fair vertical infrastructure improvements: FY 2020-2021:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 1,060,000 13. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS For resurfacing the roadway at the Iowa veteran’s cemetery: FY 2020-2021:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 50,000 14. JUDICIAL BRANCH a. For major maintenance to the Iowa judicial building: FY 2020-2021:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 400,000 b. For furniture and equipment for justice centers located in counties with a population

of less than 400,000 as determined by the 2010 federal decennial census, notwithstanding section 8.57, subsection 5, paragraph “c”: FY 2020-2021:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 211,455 15. LEGISLATIVE BRANCH For repair of the gutters of the Iowa state capitol:

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FY 2020-2021: .......................................................................................................................... $ 1,250,000 FY 2021-2022:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 1,250,000

Sec. 2. REVERSION. For purposes of section 8.33, unless specifically provided otherwise, unencumbered or unobligated moneys from an appropriation made in this division of this Act shall not revert but shall remain available for expenditure for the purposes designated until the close of the fiscal year that ends two years after the end of the fiscal year for which the appropriation is made. However, if the project or projects for which such appropriation was made are completed in an earlier fiscal year, unencumbered or unobligated moneys shall revert at the close of that same fiscal year.

DIVISION II TECHNOLOGY REINVESTMENT FUND

Sec. 3. TECHNOLOGY REINVESTMENT FUND. There is appropriated from the technology reinvestment fund created in section 8.57C to the following departments and agencies for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020, and ending June 30, 2021, the following amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: 1. IOWA ETHICS AND CAMPAIGN DISCLOSURE BOARD For upgrading the web reporting system:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 500,000 2. DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS For institutions building automation systems:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 500,000 3. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION a. For the continued development and implementation of an educational data warehouse

to be utilized by teachers, parents, school district administrators, area education agency staff, department of education staff, and policymakers: .......................................................................................................................... $ 600,000 The department may allocate a portion of the moneys appropriated in this lettered

paragraph for an e-transcript data system capable of tracking students throughout their education via interconnectivity with multiple schools. b. For maintenance and lease costs associated with connections for part III of the Iowa

communications network: .......................................................................................................................... $ 2,727,000 c. To the public broadcasting division for the replacement of equipment:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 1,000,000 4. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT For the implementation of a statewide mass notification and emergency messaging system:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 400,000 5. DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RIGHTS a. For the cost of equipment and computer software for the continued development and

implementation of Iowa’s criminal justice information system: .......................................................................................................................... $ 1,400,000 b. For the costs associated with the justice enterprise data warehouse:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 157,980 6. IOWA TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND TECHNOLOGY COMMISSION For firewall and distributed denial-of-service attack protection for the Iowa

communications network: .......................................................................................................................... $ 2,071,794 7. IOWA LAW ENFORCEMENT ACADEMY For information technology for classrooms and conference rooms at the academy building:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 400,000 8. DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES For technology costs associated with the state poison control center:

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.......................................................................................................................... $ 34,000 9. DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT a. For the continued development and implementation of a searchable database that can

be placed on the internet for budget and financial information: .......................................................................................................................... $ 45,000 b. For the continued development and implementation of the comprehensive electronic

grant management system: .......................................................................................................................... $ 70,000 c. For the upgrade of the local government budget and property tax system:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 624,000 10. DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH For replacement of computer infrastructure and software at the state medical examiner’s

office: .......................................................................................................................... $ 395,000 11. DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE For tax system modernization:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 4,070,460 12. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS For security cameras at the Iowa veteran’s cemetery:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 21,000 13. JUDICIAL BRANCH For voice-over internet protocol phone upgrades at county courthouses:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 163,000

Sec. 4. REVERSION. For purposes of section 8.33, unless specifically provided otherwise, unencumbered or unobligated moneys from an appropriation made in this division of this Act shall not revert but shall remain available for expenditure for the purposes designated until the close of the fiscal year that ends two years after the end of the fiscal year for which the appropriation is made. However, if the project or projects for which such appropriation was made are completed in an earlier fiscal year, unencumbered or unobligated moneys shall revert at the close of that same fiscal year.

DIVISION III CHANGES TO PRIOR APPROPRIATIONS

Sec. 5. 2015 Iowa Acts, chapter 139, section 1, subsection 10, paragraph b, as amended by 2017 Iowa Acts, chapter 173, section 11, 2018 Iowa Acts, chapter 1162, section 9, and 2019 Iowa Acts, chapter 137, section 6 is amended to read as follows: b. For construction of a student innovation center at Iowa state university of science and

technology, to include reimbursement of infrastructure costs incurred by the university for construction of the facility in the prior fiscal year years: FY 2016-2017:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 1,000,000 FY 2017-2018:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 6,000,000 FY 2018-2019:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 6,000,000 FY 2019-2020:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 7,000,000 FY 2020-2021:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 10,000,000 6,625,000

FY 2021-2022: .......................................................................................................................... $ 10,000,000

13,375,000

Sec. 6. 2016 Iowa Acts, chapter 1133, section 7, is amended to read as follows: SEC. 7. REVERSION.

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1. For Except as provided in subsection 2, for purposes of section 8.33, unless specifically provided otherwise, unencumbered or unobligated moneys made from an appropriation in this division of this Act shall not revert but shall remain available for expenditure for the purposes designated until the close of the fiscal year that ends three years after the end of the fiscal year for which the appropriation is made. However, if the project or projects for which such appropriation was made are completed in an earlier fiscal year, unencumbered or unobligated moneys shall revert at the close of that same fiscal year. 2. For purposes of section 8.33, unless specifically provided otherwise, unencumbered or

unobligated moneys appropriated in section 6, subsection 2, of this division of this 2016 Act, shall not revert but shall remain available for the purpose designated until the close of the fiscal year that begins July 1, 2020.

Sec. 7. 2018 Iowa Acts, chapter 1162, section 1, 1 is amended to read as follows: 1. DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES For major maintenance projects: FY 2018-2019:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 24,500,000 Of the moneys appropriated in this subsection for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018, the

department shall give priority to projects for repair of the roof of the state historical building and is authorized to expend such amount not to exceed $3,300,000 for the costs associated with projects for repair of the roof of the state historical building. FY 2019-2020:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 20,000,000 Of the moneys appropriated in this subsection for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, the

department shall give priority to projects for repair of the roof of the state historical building and is authorized to expend such amount not to exceed $3,300,000 for the costs associated with projects for repair of the roof of the state historical building. FY 2020-2021:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 20,000,000 12,000,000

FY 2021-2022: .......................................................................................................................... $ 20,000,000 FY 2022-2023:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 20,000,000 FY 2023-2024:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 20,000,000

Sec. 8. 2018 Iowa Acts, chapter 1162, section 1, subsection 10, paragraph b, is amended to read as follows: b. For construction of a new veterinary diagnostic laboratory at Iowa state university of

science and technology, to include reimbursement of infrastructure costs incurred by the university for construction of the laboratory in the prior fiscal year years: FY 2018-2019:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 1,000,000 FY 2019-2020:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 12,500,000 FY 2020-2021:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 12,500,000 8,900,000

FY 2021-2022: .......................................................................................................................... $ 12,500,000 FY 2022-2023:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 12,500,000 FY 2023-2024:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 12,500,000

1 According to Act; a reference to section 1, subsection 1 probably intended

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16,100,000

Sec. 9. 2019 Iowa Acts, chapter 137, section 1, subsection 4, paragraphs d and e, are amended to read as follows: d. For deposit in the vacant state buildings demolition fund created in section 15.261: FY 2019-2020:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 1,000,000 FY 2020-2021:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 1,000,000 FY 2021-2022:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 1,000,000 e. For deposit in the vacant state buildings rehabilitation fund created in section 15.262,

notwithstanding section 8.57, subsection 5, paragraph “c”: FY 2019-2020:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 1,000,000 FY 2020-2021:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 1,000,000 FY 2021-2022:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 1,000,000

Sec. 10. EFFECTIVE DATE. This division of this Act, being deemed of immediate importance, takes effect upon enactment.

DIVISION IV MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

Sec. 11. Section 2.12B, Code 2020, is amended by adding the following new subsection: NEW SUBSECTION. 2A. The facilities manager for facilities under the control of the

general assembly shall develop and submit to the legislative council by December 15, 2020, a five-year maintenance project schedule report, with annual written updates thereafter, for the Iowa state capitol and the Ola Babcock Miller building.

Sec. 12. Section 8.57C, subsection 3, paragraph a, subparagraph (2), Code 2020, is amended to read as follows: (2) The fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020 2021, and for each subsequent fiscal year

thereafter.

Sec. 13. Section 8.57C, subsection 3, Code 2020, is amended by adding the following new paragraph: NEW PARAGRAPH. i. There is appropriated from the rebuild Iowa infrastructure fund for

the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020, and ending June 30, 2021, the sum of eighteen million five hundred fifty thousand dollars to the technology reinvestment fund, notwithstanding section 8.57, subsection 5, paragraph “c”.

Sec. 14. ROUTINE MAINTENANCE FUND. Notwithstanding the standing appropriation in section 8A.330, there is appropriated from the rebuild Iowa infrastructure fund to the department of administrative services for deposit in the routine maintenance fund established in section 8A.330 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020, the sum of one million dollars.

DIVISION V REBUILD IOWA INFRASTRUCTURE FUND APPROPRIATION

Sec. 15. IOWA ECONOMIC EMERGENCY FUND TRANSFERS. Notwithstanding any provision of section 8.55 to the contrary and for purposes of transfers from the Iowa economic emergency fund created in section 8.55 as provided in this section during the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020, the maximum balance of the Iowa economic emergency fund is the amount equal to two and one-half percent of the adjusted revenue estimate for the fiscal

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year beginning July 1, 2020. If the amount of moneys in the Iowa economic emergency fund is equal to the maximum balance, moneys in excess of this amount shall be distributed as follows during the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020: 1. The first seventy million dollars shall be transferred to the general fund of the state. 2. Of the excess remaining after the transfer in subsection 1, the difference, reduced by

the transfer made in subsection 1, between the actual net revenue for the general fund of the state for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020, and the adjusted revenue estimate for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020, shall be transferred to the taxpayer relief fund created in section 8.57E. 3. The remainder of the excess, if any, shall be transferred to the general fund of the state.

Sec. 16. REBUILD IOWA INFRASTRUCTURE FUND — GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATION. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020, to the rebuild Iowa infrastructure fund created in section 8.57, the sum of seventy million dollars.

Sec. 17. EFFECTIVE DATE. This division of this Act, being deemed of immediate importance, takes effect upon enactment.

Sec. 18. RETROACTIVE APPLICABILITY. This division of this Act applies retroactively to June 1, 2020.

DIVISION VI CONTINGENT EFFECTIVE DATE AND RETROACTIVE APPLICABILITY

Sec. 19. EFFECTIVE UPON ENACTMENT. Unless otherwise provided, this Act, if approved by the governor on or after July 1, 2020, takes effect upon enactment.

Sec. 20. RETROACTIVE APPLICABILITY. Unless otherwise provided, this Act, if approved by the governor on or after July 1, 2020, applies retroactively to July 1, 2020.

Approved June 30, 2020

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