General Assembly: 82 (2008 Regular GA) - Chapter 1189 - Appropriations — agriculture and natural resources


Published: 2008-05-13

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983 LAWS OF THE EIGHTY-SECOND G.A., 2008 SESSION CH. 1189

CH. 1189CH. 1189

CHAPTER 1189 APPROPRIATIONS —

AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES

H.F. 2662

AN ACT relating to and making appropriations involving state government, by providing for agriculture, natural resources, and environmental protection.

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

DIVISION I DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND LAND STEWARDSHIP

GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS

Section 1. GENERAL FUND — DEPARTMENT. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the department of agriculture and land stewardship for the fiscal year be- ginning July 1, 2008, and ending June 30, 2009, the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: For purposes of supporting the department, including its divisions, for administration, regu-

lation, and programs; for salaries, support,maintenance, andmiscellaneous purposes; and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions:

$ 19,049,509. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 445.00. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

DESIGNATED APPROPRIATIONS — ANIMAL HUSBANDRY

Sec. 2. GENERAL FUND — CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE CONTROL PROGRAM. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the department of agriculture and land stewardship for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008, and ending June 30, 2009, the fol- lowing amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: For purposes of administering a chronic wasting disease control program for the control of

chronic wasting disease which threatens farm deer as provided in chapter 170, including for salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes:

$ 100,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The programmay include procedures for the inspection and testing of farm deer, responses

to reported cases of chronic wasting disease, and methods to ensure that owners of farm deer may engage in the movement and sale of farm deer.

Sec. 3. HORSEANDDOGRACING. There is appropriated from themoneys available un- der section 99D.13 to the department of agriculture and land stewardship for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008, and ending June 30, 2009, the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: For purposes of supporting the department’s administration and enforcement of horse and

dog racing law pursuant to section 99D.22, including for salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes:

$ 305,516. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Sec. 4. GENERAL FUND— DAIRY PRODUCTS CONTROL. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the department of agriculture and land stewardship for the fis- cal year beginning July 1, 2008, and ending June 30, 2009, the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: For purposes of supporting the operations of the dairy products control bureau, including

for salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes: $ 950,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Sec. 5. GENERAL FUND—AVIAN INFLUENZA CONTROL. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the department of agriculture and land stewardship for the fis- cal year beginning July 1, 2008, and ending June 30, 2009, the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purpose designated: For purposes of controlling avian influenza by conducting testing and monitoring:

$ 50,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated in this section that remain unencum-

bered or unobligated at the close of the fiscal year shall not revert but shall remain available to be used for the continued testing and monitoring of avian influenza.

DESIGNATED APPROPRIATIONS — PLANT PROTECTION AND CROP PRODUCTION

Sec. 6. GENERAL FUND — APIARY LAW. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the department of agriculture and land stewardship for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008, and ending June 30, 2009, the following amount, or so much thereof as is neces- sary, to be used for the purposes designated: For purposes of administering and enforcing apiary law as provided in chapter 160, includ-

ing for salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes: $ 75,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Sec. 7. GYPSYMOTHCONTROL. There is appropriated from thegeneral fundof the state to the department of agriculture and land stewardship for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008, and ending June 30, 2009, the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: For the control of the pest commonly referred to as the gypsymoth, including but not limited

to the detection, surveillance, and eradication of the gypsy moth: $ 50,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Sec. 8. EMERALDASH BORER PUBLIC AWARENESS PROJECT. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the department of agriculture and land stewardship for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008, and ending June 30, 2009, the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: For the support of a public awareness project to inform persons regarding the presence and

danger of the pest commonly known as the emerald ash borer: $ 50,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Sec. 9. GENERAL FUND — SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICTS. There is appropriated from thegeneral fund of the state to the department of agriculture and land stew- ardship for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008, and ending June 30, 2009, the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: For purposes of reimbursing commissioners of soil and water conservation districts for ad-

ministrative expenses including but not limited to travel expenses, technical training, and pro- fessional dues:

$ 400,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A soil and water conservation district receiving moneys from an allocation provided pursu-

ant to this section shall submit a report to the soil conservation division of the department of agriculture and land stewardship by July 1, 2009, accounting for moneys which have been ex- pended or unexpended or which have been obligated or encumbered. The report shall state how the moneys were used.

Sec. 10. AGRICHEMICAL REMEDIATION FUND — SOIL AND WATER CONSERVA- TIONNEEDSASSESSMENTASSOCIATEDWITHTHE LITTLE SIOUXRIVER. There is ap- propriated from the agrichemical remediation fund created in section 161.7 to the department of agriculture and land stewardship for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008, and ending

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June 30, 2009, the following amount, or somuch thereof as is necessary, to be used for the pur- poses designated: For a grant to the governingbody of a soil andwater conservationdistrict of a county border-

ing the Missouri river through which the Little Sioux and Big Sioux rivers flow for purposes of supporting aneeds assessment of soil andwater conservation structures associatedwith the Little Sioux river, whichmay include the identification and evaluation of aging and deteriorat- ing soil and water conservation structures subject to major renovation in the watershed:

$ 15,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

DESIGNATED APPROPRIATIONS — FOOD MARKETING AND SECURITY

Sec. 11. GENERAL FUND — SENIOR FARMERS’ MARKET NUTRITION PROGRAM. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the department of agriculture and land stewardship for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008, and ending June 30, 2009, the fol- lowing amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: For purposes of administering a senior farmers’ market nutrition program, including sala-

ries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes: $ 75,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Sec. 12. EMERGENCY VETERINARIAN RAPID RESPONSE SERVICES PROGRAM. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the department of agriculture and land stewardship for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008, and ending June 30, 2009, the fol- lowing amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: For purposes of supporting veterinary emergency preparedness and response services nec-

essary to prevent or control a serious threat to the public health, public safety, or the state’s economy caused by the transmission of disease among livestock or agricultural animals, in- cluding as provided in section 163.3A:

$ 130,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Sec. 13. ORGANICAGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS. There is appropriated from the gener- al fund of the state to the department of agriculture and land stewardship for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008, and ending June 30, 2009, the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: For purposes of supporting the department’s regulation and promotion of organic agricul-

tural products as provided in chapter 190C, including salaries, support, maintenance, miscel- laneous purposes:

$ 50,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Sec. 14. FARM-TO-SCHOOL PROGRAM. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the department of agriculture and land stewardship for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008, and ending June 30, 2009, the following amount, or so much thereof as is neces- sary, to be used for the purposes designated: For purposes of supporting the farm-to-school program created in chapter 190A to encour-

age and promote the purchase of locally and regionally produced or processed food in order to improve child nutrition and strengthen local and regional farm economies:

$ 80,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Sec. 15. GRAPEANDWINEDEVELOPMENTFUND. There is appropriated from thegen- eral fund of the state to the grape andwine development fund created in section 175A.5 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008, and ending June 30, 2009, the following amount, or somuch thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: For carrying out the purposes of the fund:

$ 280,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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DESIGNATED APPROPRIATIONS — MOTOR FUEL

Sec. 16. MOTOR FUEL INSPECTION. There is appropriated from the renewable fuel in- frastructure fund created in section 15G.205 to the department of agriculture and land stew- ardship for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008, and ending June 30, 2009, the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: For purposes of the inspection of motor fuel, including salaries, support, maintenance, and

miscellaneous purposes: $ 300,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

The department shall establish and administer programs for the auditing of motor fuel in- cluding biofuel processing and production plants, for screening and testingmotor fuel, includ- ing renewable fuel, and for the inspection ofmotor fuel sold by dealers including retail dealers who sell and dispense motor fuel from motor fuel pumps.

DIVISION II DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES

GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS

Sec. 17. GENERAL FUND — DEPARTMENT. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the department of natural resources for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008, and ending June 30, 2009, the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: For purposes of supporting the department, including its divisions, for administration, regu-

lation, and programs; for salaries, support,maintenance, andmiscellaneous purposes; and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions:

$ 19,994,822. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 1,169.95. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Sec. 18. STATE FISH AND GAME PROTECTION FUND — DIVISION OF FISH AND WILDLIFE. 1. a. There is appropriated from the state fish and game protection fund to the department

of natural resources for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008, and ending June 30, 2009, the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: For purposes of supporting the division of fish and wildlife, including for administration,

regulation, and programs; and for salaries, support, maintenance, equipment, and miscella- neous purposes:

$ 37,626,733. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . b. Notwithstanding section 455A.10, the department may use the unappropriated balance

remaining in the state fish and game protection fund to provide for the funding of health and life insurance premium payments from unused sick leave balances of conservation peace offi- cers employed in a protection occupation who retire, pursuant to section 97B.49B. 2. The department shall not expend more moneys from the state fish and game protection

fund than provided in this section, unless the expenditure derives from contributionsmade by a private entity, or a grant or moneys received from the federal government, and is approved by the natural resource commission. Thedepartment of natural resources shall promptly noti- fy the legislative services agency and the chairpersons and ranking members of the joint ap- propriations subcommittee onagriculture andnatural resources concerning the commission’s approval.

Sec. 19. GROUNDWATER PROTECTION FUND — WATER QUALITY. There is appro- priated from the groundwater protection fund created in section 455E.11 to the department of natural resources for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008, and ending June 30, 2009, from those moneys which are not allocated pursuant to that section, the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: For purposes of supporting the department’s protection of the state’s groundwater, includ-

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ing for administration, regulation, and programs, and for salaries, support, maintenance, equipment, and miscellaneous purposes:

$ 3,455,832. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Sec. 20. NATIONAL POLLUTANT DISCHARGE ELIMINATION SYSTEM PERMIT FUND. There is appropriated from the national pollutant discharge elimination system per- mit fund created in section 455B.196 to the department of natural resources for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008, and ending June 30, 2009, the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: For purposes of expediting the department’s processing of national pollutant discharge

elimination systemapplications and the issuanceofpermits, including salaries, support,main- tenance, and miscellaneous purposes:

$ 700,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

DESIGNATED APPROPRIATIONS — MISCELLANEOUS

Sec. 21. SPECIAL SNOWMOBILE FUND — SNOWMOBILE PROGRAM. There is trans- ferred on July 1, 2008, from the fees required to be deposited in the special snowmobile fund under section 321G.7 to the fish and gameprotection fund and appropriated to the department of natural resources for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008, and ending June 30, 2009, the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purpose designated: For purposes of administering and enforcing the state snowmobile program:

$ 100,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Sec. 22. UNASSIGNED REVENUE FUND — UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK SEC- TION EXPENSES. There is appropriated from the unassigned revenue fund administered by the Iowa comprehensive underground storage tank fund board to the department of natural resources for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008, and ending June 30, 2009, the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purpose designated: For purposes of paying for administration expenses of the department’s underground stor-

age tank section: $ 200,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Sec. 23. UNASSIGNEDREVENUEFUND—FUNDINGRESTORATION. There is appro- priated from the unassigned revenue fund administered by the Iowa comprehensive under- ground storage tank fund board to the department of natural resources for the fiscal year be- ginning July 1, 2008, and ending June 30, 2009, the following amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: 1. To be credited to and used for snowmobile programs as provided for the special snowmo-

bile fund created under section 321G.7, in order to restore funding transferred pursuant to 2002 Iowa Acts, Second Extraordinary Session, chapter 1001, section 10:

$ 950,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2. To be credited to and used for all-terrain vehicle programs as provided for the special all-

terrain vehicle fund created under section 321I.8, in order to restore funding transferred pur- suant to 2002 Iowa Acts, Second Extraordinary Session, chapter 1001, section 11:

$ 775,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Sec. 24. STORMWATER DISCHARGE PERMIT FEES— SUPPORT FOR SPECIAL PUR- POSES. Notwithstanding any contrary provision of state law, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008, and ending June 30, 2009, the department of natural resourcesmayuse additional moneys available to the department collected from storm water discharge permit fees as pro- vided in section 455B.103A or 455B.197 for the staffing of the following additional full-time equivalent positions for the purposes designated: 1. For purposes of reducing the department’s floodplain permit backlog:

FTEs 2.00. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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2. For purposes of implementing the federal total maximum daily load program: FTEs 2.00. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

DIVISION III IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY

Sec. 25. AGRICHEMICAL REMEDIATION FUND—OPEN FEEDLOTWATERQUALITY RESEARCHPROJECT. There is appropriated from the agrichemical remediation fund creat- ed in section 161.7 to Iowa state university of science and technology for the fiscal year begin- ning July 1, 2008, and ending June 30, 2009, the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: For purposes of supporting a water quality research project which studies the effectiveness

of alternative technologies used to reduce risks towater quality fromeffluent originating from open feedlots which house beef cattle:

$ 50,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . In conducting the project, Iowa state university of science and technology shall cooperate

with the Iowa cattlemen’s association, the department of natural resources, the department of agriculture and land stewardship, and the United States department of agriculture natural resource conservation service.

Sec. 26. VETERINARY DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY. 1. There is appropriated from thegeneral fund of the state to Iowa state university of science

and technology for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008, and ending June 30, 2009, the follow- ing amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: For purposes of supporting the college of veterinarymedicine for the operation of the veteri-

nary diagnostic laboratory and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: $ 2,068,706. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

FTEs 17.79. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2. Iowa state university of science and technology shall not reduce the amount that it allo-

cates to support the college of veterinarymedicine fromany other source due to the appropria- tion made in this section. 3. If by the end of the fiscal year, Iowa state university of science and technology fails to allo-

cate the moneys appropriated in this section to the college of veterinary medicine in accor- dancewith this section, themoneys appropriated in this section for that fiscal year shall revert to the general fund of the state.

Sec. 27. VETERINARY DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY — FUTURE YEAR. It is the intent of the general assembly that a future general assembly appropriate moneys to Iowa state uni- versity of science and technology for the designated fiscal year, or somuch thereof as is neces- sary, to be used for the purposes designated: For purposes of supporting the college of veterinarymedicine for the operation of the veteri-

nary diagnostic laboratory: FY 2009-2010 $ 4,000,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

DIVISION IV ENVIRONMENT FIRST FUND — GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS

Sec. 28. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND LAND STEWARDSHIP. There is ap- propriated from the environment first fund created in section 8.57A to the department of agri- culture and land stewardship for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008, and ending June 30, 2009, the following amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: 1. CONSERVATION RESERVE ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM (CREP) a. For the conservation reserve enhancement program to restore and constructwetlands for

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the purposes of intercepting tile line runoff, reducing nutrient loss, improving water quality, and enhancing agricultural production practices:

$ 1,500,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . b. Not more than 8 percent of the moneys appropriated in paragraph “a” may be used for

costs of administration and implementation of soil and water conservation practices. 2. WATERSHED PROTECTION a. For continuation of a program that providesmultiobjective resource protections for flood

control, water quality, erosion control, and natural resource conservation: $ 2,550,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

b. Not more than 8 percent of the moneys appropriated in paragraph “a” may be used for costs of administration and implementation of soil and water conservation practices. 3. FARM MANAGEMENT DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM a. For continuation of a statewide voluntary farm management demonstration program to

demonstrate the effectiveness andadaptability of emergingpractices inagronomy that protect water resources and provide other environmental benefits:

$ 850,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . b. Not more than 8 percent of the moneys appropriated in paragraph “a” may be used for

costs of administration and implementation of soil and water conservation practices. c. Of the amount appropriated in paragraph “a”, $400,000 shall be allocated to the Iowa soy-

bean association’s agriculture and environment performance program. 4. AGRICULTURE DRAINAGE WELL WATER QUALITY ASSISTANCE FUND a. For deposit in the agricultural drainagewell water quality assistance fund created in sec-

tion 460.303 to be used for purposes of supporting the agricultural drainagewell water quality assistance program as provided in section 460.304:

$ 1,500,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . b. Not more than 8 percent of the moneys appropriated in paragraph “a” may be used for

costs of administration and implementation of soil and water conservation practices. 5. SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION PRACTICES a. For use by the soil conservation division, to provide financial assistance for the establish-

ment of permanent soil and water conservation practices: $ 7,000,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

b. Not more than 5 percent of the moneys appropriated in paragraph “a” may be allocated for cost sharing to abate complaints filed under section 161A.47. c. Of the moneys appropriated in paragraph “a”, 5 percent shall be allocated for financial

incentives to establish practices to protect watersheds above publicly owned lakes of the state from soil erosion and sediment as provided in section 161A.73. d. Not more than 30 percent of a soil and water conservation district’s allocation of moneys

as financial incentivesmay be provided for the purpose of establishingmanagement practices to control soil erosion on land that is row cropped, including but not limited to no-till planting, ridge-till planting, contouring, and contour strip-cropping as provided in section 161A.73. e. The state soil conservation committee created in section 161A.4may allocatemoneys ap-

propriated in paragraph “a” to conduct research and demonstration projects to promote con- servation tillage and nonpoint source pollution control practices. f. The allocation of moneys as financial incentives as provided in section 161A.73 may be

used in combination with moneys allocated by the department of natural resources. g. Not more than 10 percent of the moneys appropriated in paragraph “a” may be used for

costs of administration and implementation of soil and water conservation practices. 6. CONSERVATION RESERVE PROGRAM (CRP) a. To encourage and assist farmers in enrolling in and the implementation of the federal

conservation program and to workwith them to enhance their revegetation efforts to improve water quality and habitat:

$ 1,500,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . b. Not more than 8 percent of the moneys appropriated in paragraph “a” may be used for

costs of administration and implementation of soil and water conservation practices.

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7. LOESS HILLS DEVELOPMENT AND CONSERVATION FUND a. For deposit in the loess hills development and conservation fund created in section

161D.2: $ 600,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

b. (1) Of the amount appropriated in paragraph “a”, $400,000 shall be allocated to the fund’s hungry canyons account. (2) Notmore than 10 percent of themoneys allocated to the hungry canyons account as pro-

vided in subparagraph (1) may be used for administrative costs. c. (1) Of theamount appropriated inparagraph “a”, $200,000 shall beallocated to the fund’s

loess hills alliance account. (2) Not more than 10 percent of the moneys allocated to the loess hills alliance account as

provided in subparagraph (1) may be used for administrative costs. 8. SOUTHERN IOWA DEVELOPMENT AND CONSERVATION FUND a. For deposit in the southern Iowa development and conservation fund created in section

161D.12: $ 300,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

b. Not more than 5 percent of the moneys appropriated in paragraph “a” may be used for administrative costs.

Sec. 29. DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. There is appropriated from the environment first fund created in section 8.57A to the department of economic develop- ment for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008, and ending June 30, 2009, the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: For deposit in the brownfield redevelopment fund created in section 15.293 to provide finan-

cial and technical assistance under the brownfield redevelopment programas provided in sec- tion 15.292:

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

Sec. 30. DEPARTMENTOFNATURAL RESOURCES. There is appropriated from the en- vironment first fund created in section 8.57A to the department of natural resources for the fiscal yearbeginning July 1, 2008, and ending June30, 2009, the followingamounts, or somuch thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: 1. KEEPERS OF THE LAND For statewide coordination of volunteer efforts under the water quality and keepers of the

land programs: $ 100,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2. STATE PARKS MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS For regular maintenance of state parks and staff time associated with these activities:

$ 2,470,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3. GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS) To provide localwatershedmanagerswith geographic information systemdata for their use

in developing, monitoring, and displaying results of their watershed work: $ 195,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

4. WATER QUALITY MONITORING For continuing the establishment and operation of water quality monitoring stations:

$ 2,955,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5. PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM ACCOUNT For deposit in the public water supply system account of the water quality protection fund

created in section 455B.183A: $ 500,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

6. REGULATION OF ANIMAL FEEDING OPERATIONS For the regulation of animal feeding operations, including as provided for in chapters 459

and 459A: $ 360,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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7. AMBIENT AIR QUALITY For the abatement, control, and prevention of ambient air pollution in this state, including

measures as necessary to assure attainment andmaintenance of ambient air quality standards from particulate matter:

$ 325,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8. WATER QUANTITY REGULATION For regulatingwater quantity from surface and subsurface sources by providing for the allo-

cation and use ofwater resources, the protection andmanagement ofwater resources, and the preclusion of conflicts among users ofwater resources, including as provided in chapter 455B, division III, part 4:

$ 495,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9. RESOURCE CONSERVATION AND DEVELOPMENT (RCD) a. For resource conservation and development associated with the development of projects

relating to natural resource-based business opportunities: $ 250,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

b. Local resource conservation and development groups sponsored by county governments or sponsored by soil andwater conservationdistricts shall be eligible to receivemoneys appro- priated in paragraph “a” on the condition that such groups receive themoneys on a dollar-for- dollar matching basis. c. Not more than 5 percent of the moneys appropriated in paragraph “a” may be used for

the costs of implementing and administering this subsection. 10. IOWA CLIMATE CHANGE ADVISORY COUNCIL For support of the Iowa climate change advisory council established in section 455B.851:

$ 50,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Sec. 31. REVERSION. 1. Except as provided in subsection 2, and notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropri-

ated for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008, in this division of this Act that remain unencum- bered or unobligated at the close of the fiscal year shall not revert but shall remain available for the purposes designated until the close of the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2009, or until the project for which the appropriation was made is completed, whichever is earlier. 2. Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated in this division of this Act to the de-

partment of agriculture and land stewardship to provide financial assistance for the establish- ment of permanent soil andwater conservation practices that remain unencumbered or unob- ligated 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 fiscal year beginning July 1, 2011.

DIVISION V ENVIRONMENT FIRST FUND — RESOURCE ENHANCEMENT AND PROTECTION

Sec. 32. IOWA RESOURCES ENHANCEMENT AND PROTECTION FUND. Notwith- standing the amount of the standing appropriation from the general fund of the state to the Iowa resources enhancement and protection fund as provided in section 455A.18, there is ap- propriated from the environment first fund created in section 8.57A to the Iowa resources en- hancement and protection fund, in lieu of the appropriation made in section 455A.18, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008, and ending June 30, 2009, the following amount, to be allo- cated as provided in section 455A.19:

$ 16,000,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

DIVISION VI CODE PROVISIONS

Sec. 33. Section 466A.3, Code 2007, is amended by adding the following new subsection: NEW SUBSECTION. 1A. A voting member other than a representative of a state agency

shall be compensated as provided in section 7E.6 and is allowed actual and necessary expens-

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es incurred in the performance of their duties. Themoneys used to pay for compensation and expenses shall be paid from available interest or earnings on moneys in the fund.

Approved May 13, 2008

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CH. 1190CH. 1190

CHAPTER 1190 APPROPRIATIONS — ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

H.F. 2699

AN ACT relating to and making appropriations to the department of cultural affairs, the de- partment of economic development, certain board of regents institutions, the department of workforce development, and the public employment relations board, and related mat- ters and providing effective dates.

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

Section 1. DEPARTMENTOFCULTURALAFFAIRS. There is appropriated from the gen- eral fund of the state to the department of cultural affairs for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2008, and ending June 30, 2009, the following amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: 1. ADMINISTRATION For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the fol-

lowing full-time equivalent positions: $ 255,418. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

FTEs 2.35. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . The department of cultural affairs shall coordinate activities with the tourism office of the

department of economic development to promote attendance at the state historical building and at this state’s historic sites. 2. COMMUNITY CULTURAL GRANTS For planning and programming for the community cultural grants program established un-

der section 303.3: $ 299,240. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3. HISTORICAL DIVISION For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the fol-

lowing full-time equivalent positions: $ 3,763,782. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

FTEs 58.08. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . From the moneys appropriated under this subsection, the department shall use $50,000 for

purposes of planning commemoration activities for the sesquicentennial anniversary of the civil war and Iowa’s participation in the civil war. Such activities may include activities in Iowa, activities through partnerships with other states, and activities on a national level. 4. HISTORIC SITES For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the fol-

lowing full-time equivalent positions: $ 576,395. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

FTEs 8.25. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .