General Assembly: 74 (1992 Regular GA) - Chapter 1087 - Affordable heating program


Published: 1992-04-15

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101 LA WS OF THE SEVENTY -FOURTH G.A., 1992 SESSION

CHAPTER 1087 AFFORDABLE HEATING PROGRAM

S.F.2005

CH. 1087

AN ACT relating to the Iowa affordable heating program and providing for an effective date.

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

Section 1. Section 601K.103, subsection 2, paragraph a, Code 1991, is amended to read as follows:

a. Meet the income guidelines established pursuant to the federal low-income home energy assistance program, with income at or below one hundred ten percent of the federal poverty income guidelines established by the office of management and budget. The division may adjust the income threshold by rule as necessitated by budgetary restrictions.

Sec. 2. Section 601K.103, subsection 3, paragraph a, subparagraph (1), Code 1991, is amended to read as follows:

(1) To be eligible, an applicant must also paFtieipate ~ and be eligible for participation in the low-income home energy assistance program. A participant's income shall be determined as the amount verified on a low-income home energy assistance program application.

Sec. 3. Section 601K.103, subsection 3, paragraph a, subparagraph (2), subparagraph sub- division (b), Code 1991, is amended to read as follows:

(b) Annual unreimbursed medical expenses, not to exceed two thousand four hundred dollars.

Sec. 4. Section 601K.103, subsection 3, paragraph a, subparagraph (2), Code 1991, is amended by adding the following new subparagraph subdivision:

NEW SUBPARAGRAPH SUBDIVISION. (e) Annual child care costs incurred by a par- ticipant due to employment or participation in an academic or job-training program.

Sec. 5. Section 601K.103, subsection 3, paragraph c, subparagraph (2), Code 1991, is amended to read as follows:

(2) Subtracting from the figure determined under subparagraph "b" the federal low-income home energy assistance program gpaDts Hw whleb the paFtieipaat is eligible grant, !! ~ grant is received.

Sec. 6. Section 601K.103, Code 1991, is amended by adding the following new subsection: NEW SUBSECTION. 5A. Any moneys appropriated for the Iowa affordable heating pro-

gram which are not expended by April 30 of each fiscal year shall be used to fund the low- income energy assistance program.

Sec. 7. 1990 Iowa Acts, chapter 1242, section 7, is amended to read as follows: SEC. 7. The provisions of 1990 Iowa Acts, House File 2294, creating the affordable heat-

ing program advisory council, are repealed by July 1,1-992 1993.

Sec. 8. Section 7 of this Act takes effect June 30, 1992.

Approved April 15, 1992