General Assembly: 80 (2004 Regular GA) - Chapter 1177 - Appropriations — transportation


Published: 2004-05-19

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811 LAWS OF THE EIGHTIETH G.A., 2004 SESSION CH. 1177

CH. 1177CH. 1177

CHAPTER 1177

APPROPRIATIONS — TRANSPORTATION

S.F. 2112

AN ACT relating to and making transportation and other infrastructure-related appropria- tions to the state department of transportation, including allocation and use of moneys from the road use tax fund, the primary road fund, and the keep Iowa beautiful fund, and providing for the nonreversion of certain moneys.

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

Section 1. There is appropriated from the road use tax fund to the state department of transportation for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2004, and ending June 30, 2005, the follow- ing amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, for the purposes designated: 1. For the payment of costs associated with the production of driver’s licenses, as defined

in section 321.1, subsection 20A: $ 2,820,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Notwithstanding section 8.33, unencumbered or unobligated funds remaining on June 30, 2005, from the appropriation made in this subsection shall not revert, but shall remain avail- able for subsequent fiscal years for the purposes specified in this subsection. 2. For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes: a. Operations and finance:

$ 5,357,153. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . b. Administrative services:

$ 553,964. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . c. Planning:

$ 460,225. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . d. Motor vehicles:

$ 30,378,726. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3. For payments to the department of administrative services for expenses incurred in ad-

ministering the merit system on behalf of the state department of transportation, as required by chapter 19A:

$ 37,500. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4. Unemployment compensation:

$ 17,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5. For payments to the department of administrative services for paying workers’ compen-

sation claims under chapter 85 on behalf of employees of the state department of transporta- tion:

$ 95,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6. For payment to the general fund of the state for indirect cost recoveries:

$ 102,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7. For reimbursement to the auditor of state for audit expenses as provided in section 11.5B:

$ 54,314. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8. For automation, telecommunications, and related costs associated with the county is-

suance of driver’s licenses and vehicle registrations and titles: $ 1,096,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

9. For transfer to the department of public safety for operating a system providing toll-free telephone road and weather conditions information:

$ 100,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10. For costs associatedwith the participation in theMississippi river parkway commission:

$ 40,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11. For membership in the North America’s superhighway corridor coalition:

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

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Sec. 2. There is appropriated from the primary road fund to the state department of trans- portation for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2004, and ending June 30, 2005, the following amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: 1. For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes and for not more than

the following full-time equivalent positions: a. Operations and finance:

$ 32,758,225. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 271. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

b. Administrative services: $ 3,402,920. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

FTEs 37. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . c. Planning:

$ 8,744,293. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 142. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

d. Highways: $ 180,300,015. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

FTEs 2,464. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . e. Motor vehicles:

$ 1,226,838. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 507. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2. For payments to the department of administrative services for expenses incurred in ad- ministering the merit system on behalf of the state department of transportation, as required by chapter 19A:

$ 712,500. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3. Unemployment compensation:

$ 328,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4. For payments to the department of administrative services for paying workers’ compen-

sation claims under chapter 85 on behalf of the employees of the state department of trans- portation:

$ 2,268,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5. For disposal of hazardous wastes from field locations and the central complex:

$ 800,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6. For payment to the general fund for indirect cost recoveries:

$ 748,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7. For reimbursement to the auditor of state for audit expenses as provided in section 11.5B:

$ 336,036. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8. For costs associated with producing transportation maps:

$ 275,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9. For Ames complex facilities improvements:

$ 650,000. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10. For deferred maintenance projects at field facilities throughout the state:

$ 351,500. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Notwithstanding section 8.33,moneys appropriated in subsections 9 and 10 that remain un-

encumberedorunobligated at the close of the fiscal year shall not revert but shall remain avail- able for expenditure for the purposes designated until the close of the fiscal year that begins July 1, 2007.

Sec. 3. Section 314.28, Code 2003, is amended to read as follows: 314.28 KEEP IOWA BEAUTIFUL FUND. A keep Iowa beautiful fund is created in the office of the treasurer of state. The fund is com-

posedofmoneysappropriatedor available to andobtainedoracceptedby the treasurer of state for deposit in the fund. The fund shall includemoneys credited transferred to the fund as pro- vided in section 422.12A. All interest earned on moneys in the fund shall be credited to and remain in the fund. Section 8.33 does not apply to moneys in the fund.

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Moneys in the fund are subject to appropriation by the general assembly annually for the purposes of educating and encouraging that are authorized by the department for expenditure are appropriated, and shall be used, to educate andencourage Iowans to takegreater responsi- bility for improving their community environment and enhancing the beauty of the state through litter prevention, improvingwastemanagement and recycling efforts, and beautifica- tion projects. The department may authorize payment of moneys appropriated from the fund to the de-

partment upon approval of an application fromaprivate or public organization. The applicant shall submit a plan for litter prevention, improving waste management and recycling efforts, or a beautificationproject alongwith its application. The department shall establish standards relating to the type of projects available for assistance.

Sec. 4. Section 422.12A, subsections 2 and 3, Code Supplement 2003, are amended to read as follows: 2. The director of revenue shall draft the income tax form to allow the designation of con-

tributions to the keep Iowa beautiful fund on the tax return. The department of revenue, on or before January 31, shall certify transfer the total amount designated on the tax return forms due in the preceding calendar year and shall report the amount to the treasurer of state to the keep Iowabeautiful fund. The treasurer of state shall credit the amount to the keep Iowabeau- tiful fund. However, before a checkoff pursuant to this section shall be permitted, all liabilities on the books of the department of revenue and accounts identified as owing under section 421.17 and the political contribution allowed under section 68A.601 shall be satisfied. 3. Moneys in the fund are subject to appropriation as provided in section 314.28. The state

department of transportationmay authorize payment ofmoneys from the keep Iowa beautiful fund, in accordance with section 314.28.

Approved May 19, 2004

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CH. 1178CH. 1178

CHAPTER 1178

WORLD FOOD PRIZE AWARDS CEREMONY

S.J.R. 2007

A JOINT RESOLUTION authorizing the temporary use and consumption of wine in the State Capitol in conjunction with the awards ceremony of the World Food Prize Foundation.

WHEREAS, the State of Iowa has the honor of being the home of the World Food Prize Foundation which annually presents an international award recognizing outstanding individ- ual achievement in improving the quality, quantity, or availability of food in the world; and WHEREAS, Iowa’s unique State Capitol is an optimal location for this awards ceremony of

the World Food Prize Foundation and previously served as the ceremony location; and WHEREAS,wine is customarily served as an accompaniment to the food and entertainment

provided at this type of awards ceremony and wine was served when the ceremony was pre- viously held at the State Capitol; and WHEREAS, under 11 IAC 100.4(8), which prohibits the consumption of alcoholic beverages

on the capitol complex, it is not possible to serve wine at this type of awards ceremony in the State Capitol; NOW THEREFORE,

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

Section 1. Notwithstanding 11 IAC 100.4(8) and any contrary provisions of chapter 123,