General Assembly: 75 (1993 Regular GA) - Chapter 69 - Postsecondary enrollment options


Published: 1993-04-28

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CH. 68 LAWS OF THE SEVENTY -FIFTH G.A., 1993 SESSION

CHAPTER 68 PUBLIC UTILITIES - ANNUAL ELECTRIC SUPPLY AND COST REVIEW

H.F. 454

100

AN ACT relating to the annual electric supply and cost review for certain public utilities.

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

Section 1. Section 476.6, subsection 16, Code 1993, is amended to read as follows: 16. ANNUAL ELECTRIC ENERGY SUPPLY AND COST REVIEW. The board shall con-

duct an annual proceeding for the purpose of evaluating the reasonableness and prudence of a rate-regulated public utility's procurement and contracting practices related to the acquisi· tion of fuel for use in generating electricity. The evaluation may review the reasonableness and prudence of actions taken by !! rate-regulated public utility to comply with the federal Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990, Pub. L. No.101-549. The proceeding shall be conducted as a contested case pursuant to chapter 17 A. Under procedures established by the board, the utility shall file information as the board deems appropriate. If a utility is not taking all reasona· ble actions to minimize its fuel and allowance transaction costs, the board shall not allow the utility to recover from its customers fuel and allowance transaction costs in excess of those costs that would be or would have been incurred under reasonable and prudent policies and practices.

Approved April 28, 1993

CHAPTER 69 POSTSECONDARY ENROLLMENT OPTIONS

H.F. 491

AN ACT relating to postsecondary enrollment options for pupils at the school for the deaf and the Iowa braille and sight saving school.

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

Section 1. Section 261C.3, subsection 2, Code 1993, is amended to read as follows: 2. "Eligible pupil" means a pupil classified by the board of directors of a school district!~

the state board Q! regents for pupils of the school for the deaf and the Iowa braille and sight saving school, or by the authorities in charge of an accredited nonpublic school as a ninth or tenth grade pupil who is identified according to the school district's gifted and talented criteria and procedures, pursuant to section 257.43, as a gifted and talented child, or an eleventh or twelfth grade pupil, during the period the pupil is participating in the enrollment option provided under this chapter. A pupil attending an accredited nonpublic school shall be counted as a shared-time student in the school district in which the nonpublic school of attendance is located for state foundation aid purposes.

Sec. 2. Section 261C.4, Code 1993, is amended to read as follows: 261C.4 AUTHORIZATION. An eligible pupil may make application to an eligible institution to allow the eligible pupil

to enroll for academic or vocational-technical credit in a nonsectarian course offered at that eligible institution. A comparable course, as defined in rules made by the board of directors of the public school district, must not be offered by the school district or accredited nonpublic school which the pupil attends. If an eligible institution accepts an eligible pupil for enroll- ment under this section, the institution shall send written notice to the pupil, the pupil's school

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district or accredited nonpublic school or the school for the deaf or the Iowa braille and sight saving school, and the department of education. The notice shall list the course, the clock hours the pupil will be attending the course, and the number of hours of postsecondary academic or vocational-technical credit that the eligible pupil will receive from the eligible institution upon successful completion of the course.

Sec. 3. Section 261C.5, Code 1993, is amended to read as follows: 261C.5 HIGH SCHOOL CREDITS. A school district! the school for the deaf, the Iowa braille and sight saving school, or accredited

nonpublic school shall grant high school academic or vocational-technical credit to an eligible pupil enrolled in a course under this chapter if the eligible pupil successfully completes the course as determined by the eligible institution. Eligible pupils, who have completed the eleventh grade but who have not yet completed the requirements for graduation, may take up to seven semester hours of credit during the summer months when school is not in session and receive credit for that attendance, if the pupil pays the cost of attendance of those sum- mer credit hours. The board of directors of the school district! the state board of regents for the school for the deaf and the Iowa braille and sight saving school, or authorities in charge of an accredited nonpublic school shall determine the number of high school credits that shall be granted to an eligible pupil who successfully completes a course.

The high school credits granted to an eligible pupil under this section shall count toward the graduation requirements and subject area requirements of the school district of residence! the school for the deaf, the Iowa braille and sight saving school, or accredited nonpublic school of the eligible pupil. Evidence of successful completion of each course and high school credits and postsecondary academic or vocational-technical credits received shall be included in the pupil's high school transcript.

Sec. 4. Section 261C.6, unnumbered paragraph 1, Code 1993, is amended to read as follows: Not later than June 30 of each year, a school district shall pay a tuition reimbursement amount

to an eligible postsecondary institution that has enrolled its resident eligible pupils under this chapter. For pupils enrolled at the school for the deaf and the Iowa braille and sight saving school, the state board of regents shall ~ ~ tuition reimbursement amount by June 30 of each year. The amount of tuition reimbursement for each separate course shall equal the lesser of:

Approved April 28, 1993

CHAPTER 70 DISTRICT COURT - DUTIES OF CLERK - APPOINTMENT OF

ASSOCIATE PROBATE JUDGE H.F. 527

AN ACT relating to the duties of the clerk of the district court and the appointment of an associate probate judge.

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

Section 1. Section 62.7, Code 1993, is amended to read as follows: 62.7 WHEN AUDITOR IS PARTY. When the auditor is a party, the elePk ef the distflet e6tH't- county treasurer shall receive

such statement and approve such bond.

Sec. 2. Section 62.11, Code 1993, is amended to read as follows: