General Assembly: 88 (2019 Regular GA) - Chapter 154 - Appropriations — economic development


Published: 2019-05-17

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CHAPTER 154 APPROPRIATIONS — ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

S.F. 608

AN ACT making appropriations to the department of cultural affairs, the economic development authority, the Iowa finance authority, the public employment relations board, the department of workforce development, the college student aid commission, and the state board of regents and certain regents institutions, and properly related matters.

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

DIVISION I FISCAL YEAR 2019-2020 APPROPRIATIONS

Section 1. DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS. 1. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the department of cultural

affairs for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020, the following amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: a. ADMINISTRATION For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the

following full-time equivalent positions for the department: .......................................................................................................................... $ 168,637 ................................................................................................................... FTEs 55.22 The department of cultural affairs shall coordinate activities with the tourism office of the

economic development authority to promote attendance at the state historical building and at this state’s historic sites. Full-time equivalent positions authorized under this paragraph are funded, in full or in part,

using moneys appropriated under this paragraph and paragraphs “c” through “g”. b. COMMUNITY CULTURAL GRANTS For planning and programming for the community cultural grants program established

under section 303.3: .......................................................................................................................... $ 172,090 c. HISTORICAL DIVISION For the support of the historical division:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 3,127,797 d. HISTORIC SITES For the administration and support of historic sites:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 426,398 e. ARTS DIVISION For the support of the arts division:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 1,317,188 Of the moneys appropriated in this paragraph, the department shall allocate $300,000 for

purposes of the film office. f. IOWA GREAT PLACES For the Iowa great places program established under section 303.3C:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 150,000 g. RECORDS CENTER RENT For payment of rent for the state records center:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 227,243 h. CULTURAL TRUST GRANTS For grant programs administered by the Iowa arts council including those programs

supporting the long-term financial stability and sustainability of nonprofit cultural organizations: .......................................................................................................................... $ 150,000 2. Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated in this section that remain

unencumbered or unobligated at the close of the fiscal year shall not revert but shall remain

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available for expenditure for the purposes designated until the close of the succeeding fiscal year.

Sec. 2. GOALS AND ACCOUNTABILITY — ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. 1. For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, the goals for the economic development

authority shall be to expand and stimulate the state economy, increase the wealth of Iowans, and increase the population of the state. 2. To achieve the goals in subsection 1, the economic development authority shall do all of

the following for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019: a. Concentrate its efforts on programs and activities that result in commercially viable

products and services. b. Adopt practices and services consistent with free market, private sector philosophies. c. Ensure economic growth and development throughout the state. d. Work with businesses and communities to continually improve the economic

development climate along with the economic well-being and quality of life for Iowans. e. Coordinate with other state agencies to ensure that they are attentive to the needs of an

entrepreneurial culture. f. Establish a strong and aggressive marketing image to showcase Iowa’s workforce,

existing industry, and potential. A priority shall be placed on recruiting new businesses, business expansion, and retaining existing Iowa businesses. Emphasis shall be placed on entrepreneurial development through helping entrepreneurs secure capital, and developing networks and a business climate conducive to entrepreneurs and small businesses. g. Encourage the development of communities and quality of life to foster economic

growth. h. Prepare communities for future growth and development through development,

expansion, and modernization of infrastructure. i. Develop public-private partnerships with Iowa businesses in the tourism industry, Iowa

tour groups, Iowa tourism organizations, and political subdivisions in this state to assist in the development of advertising efforts. j. Develop, to the fullest extent possible, cooperative efforts for advertising with

contributions from other sources.

Sec. 3. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY. 1. APPROPRIATION a. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the economic development

authority for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020, the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated in this subsection, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: .......................................................................................................................... $ 13,413,379 ................................................................................................................... FTEs 126.45 b. (1) For salaries, support, miscellaneous purposes, programs, marketing, and the

maintenance of an administration division, a business development division, a community development division, a small business development division, and other divisions the authority may organize. (2) The full-time equivalent positions authorized under this section are funded, in whole

or in part, by the moneys appropriated under this subsection or by other moneys received by the authority, including certain federal moneys. (3) For business development operations and programs, international trade, export

assistance, workforce recruitment, and the partner state program. (4) For transfer to a fund created pursuant to section 15.313 for purposes of financing

strategic infrastructure projects. (5) For community economic development programs, tourism operations, community

assistance, plans for Iowa green corps and summer youth programs, the mainstreet and rural mainstreet programs, the school-to-career program, the community development block grant, and housing and shelter-related programs. (6) For achieving the goals and accountability, and fulfilling the requirements and duties

required under this Act.

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c. Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated in this subsection that remain unencumbered or unobligated at the close of the fiscal year shall not revert but shall remain available for expenditure for the purposes designated in this subsection until the close of the succeeding fiscal year. 2. FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE RESTRICTIONS a. A business creating jobs through moneys appropriated in subsection 1 shall be subject

to contract provisions requiring new and retained jobs to be filled by individuals who are citizens of the United States who reside within the United States or any person authorized to work in the United States pursuant to federal law, including legal resident aliens in the United States. b. Any vendor who receives moneys appropriated in subsection 1 shall adhere to such

contract provisions and provide periodic assurances as the state shall require that the jobs are filled solely by citizens of the United States who reside within the United States or any person authorized to work in the United States pursuant to federal law, including legal resident aliens in the United States. c. A business that receives financial assistance from the authority from moneys

appropriated in subsection 1 shall only employ individuals legally authorized to work in this state. In addition to all other applicable penalties provided by current law, all or a portion of the assistance received by a business which is found to knowingly employ individuals not legally authorized to work in this state is subject to recapture by the authority. 3. USES OF APPROPRIATIONS a. From the moneys appropriated in subsection 1, the authority may provide financial

assistance in the form of a grant to a community economic development entity for conducting a local workforce recruitment effort designed to recruit former citizens of the state and former students at colleges and universities in the state to meet the needs of local employers. b. From the moneys appropriated in subsection 1, the authority may provide financial

assistance to early stage industry companies being established by women entrepreneurs. c. From the moneys appropriated in subsection 1, the authority may provide financial

assistance in the form of grants, loans, or forgivable loans for advanced research and commercialization projects involving value-added agriculture, advanced technology, or biotechnology. d. The authority shall not use any moneys appropriated in subsection 1 for purposes of

providing financial assistance for the Iowa green streets pilot project or for any other program or project that involves the installation of geothermal systems for melting snow and ice from streets or sidewalks. 4. WORLD FOOD PRIZE There is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the economic development

authority for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020, the following amount for the world food prize and in lieu of the standing appropriation in section 15.368: .......................................................................................................................... $ 375,000 5. IOWA COMMISSION ON VOLUNTEER SERVICE There is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the economic development

authority for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020, the following amount for allocation to the Iowa commission on volunteer service for purposes of the Iowa state commission grant program, the Iowa’s promise and Iowa mentoring partnership programs, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: .......................................................................................................................... $ 168,201 ................................................................................................................... FTEs 8.00 Of the moneys appropriated in this subsection, the authority shall allocate $75,000 for

purposes of the Iowa state commission grant program and $93,201 for purposes of the Iowa’s promise and Iowa mentoring partnership programs. Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated in this subsection that remain

unencumbered or unobligated at the close of the fiscal year shall not revert but shall remain available for expenditure for the purposes designated until the close of the succeeding fiscal year. 6. COUNCILS OF GOVERNMENTS — ASSISTANCE

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There is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the economic development authority for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020, the following amount to be used for the purposes of providing financial assistance to Iowa’s councils of governments: .......................................................................................................................... $ 275,000 7. REGISTERED APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM There is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the economic development

authority for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020, the following amount to be used for the funding of a registered apprenticeship development program designed to encourage small to midsize businesses to start or grow registered apprenticeships: .......................................................................................................................... $ 1,000,000 8. SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND MATHEMATICS INTERNSHIPS a. There is appropriated from the Iowa skilled worker and job creation fund created in

section 8.75 to the Iowa economic development authority for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020, the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, for the purposes designated: For the funding of internships for students studying in the fields of science, technology,

engineering, and mathematics with eligible Iowa employers as provided in section 15.411, subsection 3, paragraph “c”: .......................................................................................................................... $ 1,000,000 b. No more than 3 percent of the moneys appropriated in this subsection may be used by

the authority for costs associated with administration of the internship program. c. Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated in this subsection which remain

unencumbered or unobligated at the end of the fiscal year shall not revert but shall remain available for expenditure for the purposes designated in subsequent fiscal years. 9. FUTURE READY IOWA — VOLUNTEER MENTORING PROGRAM a. There is appropriated from the Iowa skilled worker and job creation fund created in

section 8.75 to the economic development authority for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020, the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, for the purpose designated: For allocation to the Iowa commission on volunteer services to be used for establishing

a volunteer mentor program to support implementation of the future ready Iowa skilled workforce last-dollar scholarship program in section 261.131 and the future ready Iowa skilled workforce grant program created in section 261.132: .......................................................................................................................... $ 400,000 b. Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated in this subsection which remain

unencumbered or unobligated at the end of the fiscal year shall not revert but shall remain available for expenditure for the purposes designated until the close of the succeeding fiscal year. 10. EMPOWER RURAL IOWA — HOUSING NEEDS ASSESSMENT GRANT PROGRAM a. There is appropriated from the Iowa skilled worker and job creation fund created in

section 8.75 to the economic development authority for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020, the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, for the purpose designated: To be distributed by the authority for establishing a housing needs assessment grant

program to provide small communities with hard data and housing-related information specific to the community being analyzed: .......................................................................................................................... $ 100,000 b. Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated in this subsection which remain

unencumbered or unobligated at the end of the fiscal year shall not revert but shall remain available for expenditure for the purposes designated until the close of the succeeding fiscal year. c. The authority shall adopt rules pursuant to chapter 17A to establish criteria for the

distribution of the moneys appropriated in this subsection. 11. EMPOWER RURAL IOWA — RURAL INNOVATION GRANTS

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a. There is appropriated from the Iowa skilled worker and job creation fund created in section 8.75 to the economic development authority for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020, the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, for the purpose designated: To be distributed by the authority for supporting innovative rural projects:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 300,000 b. Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated in this subsection which remain

unencumbered or unobligated at the end of the fiscal year shall not revert but shall remain available for expenditure for the purposes designated until the close of the succeeding fiscal year. c. The authority shall adopt rules pursuant to chapter 17A to establish criteria for the

distribution of the moneys appropriated in this subsection.

Sec. 4. LIMITATIONS OF STANDING APPROPRIATIONS — FY 2019-2020. Notwithstanding the standing appropriations in the following designated sections for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020, the amounts appropriated from the general fund of the state pursuant to these sections for the following purposes shall not exceed the following amounts: 1. For operational support grants and community cultural grants under section 99F.11,

subsection 3, paragraph “d”, subparagraph (1): .......................................................................................................................... $ 448,403 2. For the purposes of regional tourism marketing under section 99F.11, subsection 3,

paragraph “d”, subparagraph (2): .......................................................................................................................... $ 900,000

Sec. 5. FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE REPORTING — ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY. The economic development authority and the department of revenue shall submit a joint annual report to the general assembly no later than November 1, 2019, that details the amount of every direct loan, forgivable loan, tax credit, tax exemption, tax refund, grant, or any other financial assistance awarded to a person during the prior fiscal year by the authority under an economic development program administered by the authority. The report shall identify the county where the project associated with each such award is located.

Sec. 6. INSURANCE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. From the moneys collected by the insurance division in excess of the anticipated gross revenues under section 505.7, subsection 3, during the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, $100,000 shall be transferred to the economic development authority for insurance economic development and international insurance economic development.

Sec. 7. IOWA FINANCE AUTHORITY. 1. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the Iowa finance authority

for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020, the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used to provide reimbursement for rent expenses to eligible persons under the home and community-based services rent subsidy program established in section 16.55: .......................................................................................................................... $ 658,000 2. Of the moneys appropriated in this section, not more than $35,000 may be used for

administrative costs. 3. Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated in this section that remain

unencumbered or unobligated at the close of the fiscal year shall not revert but shall remain available for expenditure for the purposes designated until the close of the succeeding fiscal year.

Sec. 8. IOWA FINANCE AUTHORITY AUDIT. The auditor of state is requested to review the audit of the Iowa finance authority performed by the auditor hired by the authority.

Sec. 9. PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS BOARD.

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1. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the public employment relations board for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020, the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, for the purposes designated: For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the

following full-time equivalent positions: .......................................................................................................................... $ 1,492,452 ................................................................................................................... FTEs 11.00 2. Of the moneys appropriated in this section, the board shall allocate $15,000 for

maintaining an internet site that allows searchable access to a database of collective bargaining information.

Sec. 10. DEPARTMENTOFWORKFORCEDEVELOPMENT. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the department of workforce development for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020, the following amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, for the purposes designated: 1. DIVISION OF LABOR SERVICES a. For the division of labor services, including salaries, support, maintenance, and

miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: .......................................................................................................................... $ 3,491,252 ................................................................................................................... FTEs 58.10 b. From the contractor registration fees, the division of labor services shall reimburse the

department of inspections and appeals for all costs associated with hearings under chapter 91C, relating to contractor registration. 2. DIVISION OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION a. For the division ofworkers’ compensation, including salaries, support, maintenance, and

miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: .......................................................................................................................... $ 3,321,044 ................................................................................................................... FTEs 26.10 b. The division of workers’ compensation shall charge a $100 filing fee for workers’

compensation cases. The filing fee shall be paid by the petitioner of a claim. However, the fee can be taxed as a cost and paid by the losing party, except in cases where it would impose an undue hardship or be unjust under the circumstances. The moneys generated by the filing fee allowed under this subsection are appropriated to the department of workforce development to be used for purposes of administering the division of workers’ compensation. 3. WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT OPERATIONS a. For the operation of field offices, the workforce development board, and for not more

than the following full-time equivalent positions: .......................................................................................................................... $ 6,675,650 ................................................................................................................... FTEs 185.92 b. Of the moneys appropriated in paragraph “a” of this subsection, the department shall

allocate $150,000 to the state library for the purpose of licensing an online resource which prepares persons to succeed in the workplace through programs which improve job skills and vocational test-taking abilities. 4. OFFENDER REENTRY PROGRAM a. For the development and administration of an offender reentry program to provide

offenders with employment skills, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: .......................................................................................................................... $ 387,158 ................................................................................................................... FTEs 5.00 b. The department of workforce development shall partner with the department of

corrections to provide staff within the correctional facilities to improve offenders’ abilities to find and retain productive employment. 5. INTEGRATED INFORMATION FOR IOWA SYSTEM For the payment of services provided by the department of administrative services related

to the integrated information for Iowa system: .......................................................................................................................... $ 228,822 6. SUMMER YOUTH INTERN PILOT PROGRAM

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For the funding of a summer youth intern pilot program that will help young people at risk of not graduating from high school to explore and prepare for high-demand careers through summer work experience, including the development of soft skills: .......................................................................................................................... $ 250,000 7. NONREVERSION Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated in this section that remain

unencumbered or unobligated at the close of the fiscal year shall not revert but shall remain available for expenditure for the purposes designated until the close of the succeeding fiscal year.

Sec. 11. GENERAL FUND — EMPLOYEE MISCLASSIFICATION PROGRAM. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the department of workforce development for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020, the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: For enhancing efforts to investigate employers that misclassify workers and for not more

than the following full-time equivalent positions: .......................................................................................................................... $ 379,631 ................................................................................................................... FTEs 5.50

Sec. 12. SPECIAL EMPLOYMENT SECURITY CONTINGENCY FUND. 1. There is appropriated from the special employment security contingency fund to the

department of workforce development for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020, the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for field offices: .......................................................................................................................... $ 1,766,084 2. Any remaining additional penalty and interest revenue collected by the department of

workforce development is appropriated to the department for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020, to accomplish the mission of the department.

Sec. 13. FUTURE READY IOWA — IOWA EMPLOYER INNOVATION FUND. 1. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the department of workforce

development for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020, the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: In consultation with the workforce development board, for funding of the Iowa employer

innovation program which shall match eligible employer moneys to expand opportunities for education and training leading to high-demand jobs and to encourage Iowa employers, community leaders, and others to provide leadership and support for regional workforce talent pools throughout the state, and for future ready Iowa education and outreach: .......................................................................................................................... $ 1,200,000 2. Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated in this section which remain

unencumbered or unobligated at the end of the fiscal year shall not revert but shall remain available for expenditure for the purposes designated until the close of the succeeding fiscal year.

Sec. 14. UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION RESERVE FUND — FIELD OFFICES. Notwithstanding section 96.9, subsection 8, paragraph “e”, there is appropriated from interest earned on the unemployment compensation reserve fund to the department of workforce development for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020, the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, for the purposes designated: For the operation of field offices:

.......................................................................................................................... $ 2,850,000

Sec. 15. VIRTUAL ACCESS WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT OFFICES. The department of workforce development shall require a unique identification login for all users of workforce development centers operated through electronic means.

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Sec. 16. UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION PROGRAM. Notwithstanding section 96.9, subsection 4, paragraph “a”, moneys credited to the state by the secretary of the treasury of the United States pursuant to section 903 of the Social Security Act are appropriated to the department of workforce development and shall be used by the department for the administration of the unemployment compensation program only. This appropriation shall not apply to any fiscal year beginning after December 31, 2019.

Sec. 17. IOWA SKILLED WORKER AND JOB CREATION FUND. 1. There is appropriated from the Iowa skilled worker and job creation fund created

in section 8.75 to the following departments, agencies, and institutions for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020, the following amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: a. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (1) For the purposes of providing assistance under the high quality jobs program as

described in section 15.335B: .......................................................................................................................... $ 11,700,000 (2) From the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph “a”, the economic

development authority may use not more than $1,000,000 for purposes of providing infrastructure grants to mainstreet communities under the main street Iowa program and may allocate not more than $300,000 for the purposes of supporting statewide worker education and quality preapprenticeship programs. (3) As a condition of receiving moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph “a”, an

entity shall testify upon the request of the joint appropriations subcommittee on economic development regarding the expenditure of such moneys. b. STATE BOARD OF REGENTS AND REGENTS INSTITUTIONS (1) STATE BOARD OF REGENTS. For capacity building infrastructure in areas related to

technology commercialization, marketing and business development efforts in areas related to technology commercialization, entrepreneurship, and business growth, and infrastructure projects and programs needed to assist in implementation of activities under chapter 262B: .......................................................................................................................... $ 3,000,000 (a) Of the moneys appropriated pursuant to this subparagraph (1), 35 percent shall be

allocated for Iowa state university of science and technology, 35 percent shall be allocated for the state university of Iowa, and 30 percent shall be allocated for the university of northern Iowa. (b) The institutions shall provide a one-to-onematch of additional moneys for the activities

funded with moneys appropriated under this subparagraph (1). (c) The state board of regents shall submit a report by January 15, 2020, to the governor,

the general assembly, and the legislative services agency regarding the activities, projects, and programs funded with moneys appropriated under this subparagraph (1). The report shall be provided in an electronic format and shall include a list of metrics and criteria mutually agreed to in advance by the board of regents and the economic development authority. The metrics and criteria shall allow the governor’s office and the general assembly to quantify and evaluate the progress of the board of regents institutions with regard to their activities, projects, and programs in the areas of technology commercialization, entrepreneurship, regional development, and market research. (2) IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. For small business

development centers, the science and technology research park, and the center for industrial research and service, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: .......................................................................................................................... $ 2,424,302 ................................................................................................................... FTEs 56.63 (a) Of the moneys appropriated in this subparagraph (2), Iowa state university of science

and technology shall allocate at least $735,728 for purposes of funding small business development centers. Iowa state university of science and technology may allocate the appropriated moneys to the various small business development centers in any manner necessary to achieve the purposes of this subparagraph. (b) Iowa state university of science and technology shall do all of the following:

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(i) Direct expenditures for research toward projects that will provide economic stimulus for Iowa. (ii) Provide emphasis to providing services to Iowa-based companies. (c) It is the intent of the general assembly that the industrial incentive program focus

on Iowa industrial sectors and seek contributions and in-kind donations from businesses, industrial foundations, and trade associations, and that moneys for the center for industrial research and service industrial incentive program shall be allocated only for projects which are matched by private sector moneys for directed contract research or for nondirected research. The match required of small businesses as defined in section 15.102, subsection 8, for directed contract research or for nondirected research shall be $1 for each $3 of state funds. The match required for other businesses for directed contract research or for nondirected research shall be $1 for each $1 of state funds. The match required of industrial foundations or trade associations shall be $1 for each $1 of state funds. Iowa state university of science and technology shall report annually to the joint

appropriations subcommittee on economic development and the legislative services agency the total amount of private contributions, the proportion of contributions from small businesses and other businesses, and the proportion for directed contract research and nondirected research of benefit to Iowa businesses and industrial sectors. (3) STATE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA. For the state university of Iowa research park and for

the advanced drug development program at the Oakdale research park, including salaries, support, maintenance, equipment, and miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: .......................................................................................................................... $ 209,279 ................................................................................................................... FTEs 6.00 The state university of Iowa shall do all of the following: (a) Direct expenditures for research toward projects that will provide economic stimulus

for Iowa. (b) Provide emphasis to providing services to Iowa-based companies. (4) STATEUNIVERSITYOF IOWA. For the purpose of implementing the entrepreneurship

and economic growth initiative, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: .......................................................................................................................... $ 2,000,000 ................................................................................................................... FTEs 5.28 (5) UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA. For the metal casting center, the MyEntreNet

internet application, and the institute for decision making, including salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: .......................................................................................................................... $ 1,066,419 ................................................................................................................... FTEs 8.12 (a) Of the moneys appropriated pursuant to this subparagraph, the university of northern

Iowa shall allocate at least $617,638 for purposes of support of entrepreneurs through the university’s center for business growth and innovation and advance Iowa program. (b) The university of northern Iowa shall do all of the following: (i) Direct expenditures for research toward projects that will provide economic stimulus

for Iowa. (ii) Provide emphasis to providing services to Iowa-based companies. (6) As a condition of receiving moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph “b”, an

entity shall testify upon the request of the joint appropriations subcommittee on economic development regarding the expenditure of such moneys. c. DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT To develop a long-term sustained program to train unemployed and underemployed central

Iowans with skills necessary to advance to higher-paying jobs with full benefits: .......................................................................................................................... $ 100,000 (1) The department of workforce development shall begin a request for proposals process,

issued for purposes of this lettered paragraph “c”, no later than September 1, 2019.

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(2) As a condition of receiving moneys appropriated under this lettered paragraph “c”, an entity shall testify upon the request of the joint appropriations subcommittee on economic development regarding the expenditure of such moneys. d. COLLEGE STUDENT AID COMMISSION For deposit in the future ready Iowa skilled workforce grant fund established pursuant to

section 261.132, as enacted by 2018 Iowa Acts, chapter 1067, section 13: .......................................................................................................................... $ 1,000,000 e. DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT For the funding of a future ready Iowa coordinator in the department, and for not more

than the following full-time equivalent positions: .......................................................................................................................... $ 150,000 ................................................................................................................... FTEs 0.50 2. Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated in this section that remain

unencumbered or unobligated at the close of the fiscal year shall not revert but shall remain available for expenditure for the purposes designated until the close of the succeeding fiscal year.

Sec. 18. GENERAL FUND — CERTAIN REGENTS INSTITUTIONS. 1. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the following institutions for

the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2019, and ending June 30, 2020, the following amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: a. IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY In cooperation with the Iowa economic development authority, for support of a biosciences

innovation ecosystem to strengthen Iowa’s leadership positions in the area of bio-based chemicals, digital agriculture, vaccines, and medical devices, including salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: .......................................................................................................................... $ 825,000 ................................................................................................................... FTEs 3.00 b. STATE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA In cooperation with the Iowa economic development authority, for support of a biosciences

innovation ecosystem, to strengthen Iowa’s leadership positions in the area of bio-based chemicals, digital agriculture, vaccines, and medical devices, including salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: .......................................................................................................................... $ 275,000 ................................................................................................................... FTEs 1.00 c. UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA For equipment and technology to expand the university’s additive manufacturing

capabilities related to investment castings technology and industry support, including salaries, support, and miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: .......................................................................................................................... $ 400,000 ................................................................................................................... FTEs 4.00 The university of northern Iowa shall make a good faith effort to coordinate with private

entities to seek funds to supplement this appropriation to support the expansion of the university’s additive manufacturing capabilities. 2. Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated in subsection 1, paragraphs “a” and

“b”, that remain unencumbered or unobligated at the close of the fiscal year shall not revert but shall remain available for expenditure for the purposes designated until the close of the succeeding fiscal year.

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DIVISION II MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

Sec. 19. Section 16.2, Code 2019, is amended by adding the following new subsection: NEW SUBSECTION. 2A. There shall be four ex officio, nonvoting legislative members

consisting of the following: a. Two state senators, one appointed by themajority leader of the senate and one appointed

by the minority leader of the senate from their respective parties. b. Two state representatives, one appointed by the speaker and one appointed by the

minority leader of the house of representatives from their respective parties.

Sec. 20. Section 16.2, subsection 3, Code 2019, is amended to read as follows: 3. Five voting members of the authority constitute a quorum and the affirmative vote of

a majority of the appointed members is necessary for any substantive action taken by the authority. The majority shall not include any member who has a conflict of interest and a statement by amember of a conflict of interest shall be conclusive for this purpose. A vacancy in the membership does not impair the right of a quorum to exercise all rights and perform all duties of the authority.

Approved May 17, 2019

Thu Oct 10 09:09:29 2019 11/11