General Assembly: 78 (1999 Regular GA) - Chapter 194 - Appropriations — energy conservation programs funding


Published: 1999-03-30

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CH. 193 LAWS OF THE SEVENTY-EIGHTH G.A., 1999 SESSION 522

9. For disabled veterans outreach, grant number 17801: ................................................................................................................... $ 956,101

10. For local veterans employment representation, grant number 17804: ................................................................................................................... $ 1,282,797

11. For unemployment insurance trust receipts, grant number 17998: ................................................................................................................... $ 184,010,000

12. For the federal Job Training Partnership Act, grant number 17250:

··················································································································· $ 40,447,660 13. For the federal department of labor, grant number 17000:

··················································································································· $ 1,000,000 14. For the federal young adult conservation corps, grant number 10663:

................................................................................................................... $ 10,000

Sec. 58. LIHEAP FUNDING- DISCONNECTION PROHIBITION. It is the intent of the general assembly that if the governor determines federal funds are insufficient to adequately provide for certification of eligibility for the low-income home energy assistance program by the community action agencies during the federal fiscal year which commences October 1, 1999, the Iowa utilities board shall issue an order prohibiting disconnection of service from November 1 through April 1 by a regulated public utility furnishing gas or electricity to households whose income falls at or below one hundred fifty percent of the federal poverty level as established by the United States office of management and budget. The board shall promptly adopt rules in accordance with section 17A.4, subsection 2, and section 17A.5, subsection 2, paragraph "b", to implement this requirement. The energy assistance bureau of the department of human rights, in consultation with the community action agencies, shall certify to the utilities, households that are eligible for moratorium protection utilizing the agency's existing electronic database. Rules adopted under this section shall also be published as a notice of intended action as provided in section 17 A.4.

Approved March 30, 1999

CHAPTER194 APPROPRIATIONS- ENERGY CONSERVATION PROGRAMS FUNDING

H.F. 332

AN ACT relating to energy conservation including making appropriations of petroleum overcharge funds.

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

Section 1. There is appropriated from those funds designated within the energy conser- vation trust created in section 4 73.11, for disbursement pursuant to section 4 73.11, to the following named agencies for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1999, and ending June 30, 2000, the following amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated:

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:

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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:

................................................................................................................... $ b. For the state energy program, from the Stripper Well fund:

350,000

210,000

50,000

................................................................................................................... $ 40,000 c. For administration of petroleum overcharge programs from the Stripper Well fund, not

to exceed the following amount: ................................................................................................................... $ 175,000

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 March 30, 1999

CHAPTER 195 APPROPRIATIONS- SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND SEXUAL ABUSE

S.F. 361

AN ACT relating to enforcement, prevention, education, and treatment for substance abuse and sexual abuse, and providing appropriations.

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

DIVISION I

Section 1. ENFORCEMENT. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the department of public safety, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1999, and ending June 30, 2000, the following amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated:

1. For the division of narcotics enforcement: For the employment of six narcotics enforcement agents, and for not more than the fol-

lowing full-time equivalent positions: ................................................................................................................... $ ............................................................................................................. FTEs

2. For the division of criminal investigation:

505,000 6.00

For two criminalists for the division's laboratory who will primarily focus on metham- phetamine testing, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: ................................................................................................................... $ 80,956 ............................................................................................................. FTEs 2.00