General Assembly: 82 (2007 Regular GA) - Chapter 181 - Community empowerment initiative appropriation — scope of preschool services


Published: 2007-05-24

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586LAWS OF THE EIGHTY-SECOND G.A., 2007 SESSIONCH. 181

CH. 181CH. 181

CHAPTER 181

COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT INITIATIVE APPROPRIATION — SCOPE OF PRESCHOOL SERVICES

H.F. 396

AN ACT expanding the scope of services under an existing appropriation for the community empowerment initiative involving preschool services and providing effective date and ap- plicability provisions.

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

Section 1. 2006 Iowa Acts, chapter 1157, section 17, subsection 2, is amended to read as follows: 2. Of the amount appropriated in subsection 1, $5,500,000 is allocated to increase the fund-

ing designated for distribution to community empowerment areas to assist low-income par- ents with tuition for preschool and other supportive services for children ages three, four, and fivewho are not attending kindergarten in order to increase the basic family income eligibility requirement to notmore than 200 percent of the federal poverty level. In addition, if sufficient funding is available after addressing the needs of those who meet the basic income eligibility requirement, a community empowerment area boardmay provide for eligibility for thosewith a family income in excess of the basic income eligibility requirement through use of a sliding scale or other copayment provision.

Sec. 2. EFFECTIVE DATE — RETROACTIVE APPLICABILITY. This Act, being deemed of immediate importance, takes effect upon enactment, is retroactively applicable to July 1, 2006, and is applicable on and after that date.

Approved May 24, 2007

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CH. 182CH. 182

CHAPTER 182

PROPANE EDUCATION AND RESEARCH COUNCIL

H.F. 556

AN ACT establishing the Iowa propane education and research council, providing for the de- velopment of programs and projects related to propane, providing for an assessment on the sale of odorized propane, providing criminal penalties, and providing for a future re- peal and for effective dates.

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

Section 1. NEW SECTION. 101B.1 SHORT TITLE. This chapter shall be known as and may be cited as the “Iowa Propane Education and Re-

search Act”.

Sec. 2. NEW SECTION. 101B.2 DEFINITIONS. As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires: 1. “Council” means the Iowa propane education and research council established pursuant

to section 101B.3.