General Assembly: 78 (2000 Regular GA) - Chapter 1218 - Merchant marine bonus fund


Published: 2000-04-14

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643 LAWS OF THE SEVENTY-EIGHTH G.A., 2000 SESSION CH. 1218

1. To the division of community action agencies of the department of human rights for qualifying energy conservation programs for low-income persons, including but not limited to energy weatherization projects, which target the highest energy users, and including administrative costs:

a. To be expended first from the office of hearings and appeals second-stage settlement (OHA) fund and the Warner/Imperial fund and the Diamond Shamrock fund and then the Stripper Well fund: ................................................................................................................ '" $

b. To be expended from the Exxon fund: ................................................................................................................... $

2. To the department of natural resources for the following purposes: a. For the state energy program, from the Exxon fund:

350,000

40,000

................................................................................................................... $ 60,000 b. For administration of petroleum overcharge programs from the Stripper Well fund, not

to exceed the following amount: ................................................................................................................... $ 150,000

Notwithstanding section 8.33, the unencumbered or unobligated moneys remaining at the end of any fiscal year from the appropriations made in subsections 1 and 2 shall not revert but shall be available for expenditure during subsequent fiscal years until expended for the purposes for which originally appropriated.

Approved April 14, 2000

CHAPTER 1218 MERCHANT MARINE BONUS FUND

S.F.2141

AN ACT creating a merchant marine bonus fund and making an appropriation.

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

Section l. Section 35A.8, subsection 4, Code Supplement 1999, is amended by adding the following new paragraph:

NEW PARAGRAPH. f. A merchant marine bonus fund is created in the state treasury. The merchant marine bonus fund shall consist of all moneys appropriated to the fund to pay the bonus compensation authorized in this subsection. Notwithstanding section 12C.7, interest or earnings on investments or time deposits of the moneys in the merchant marine bonus fund shall be credited to the merchant marine bonus fund. Section 8.33 does not apply to moneys appropriated to the merchant marine bonus fund.

Sec. 2. MERCHANT MARINE BONUS APPROPRIATION. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the merchant marine bonus fund for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2000, and ending June 30, 2001, the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purpose designated:

For the payment of a compensation bonus to World War II merchant marine veterans as provided in section 35A.8: ................................................................................................................... $ 150,000

Approved April 20, 2000