General Assembly: 74 (1992 Regular GA) - Chapter 1187 - Educational finance


Published: 1992-04-29

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NEW SUBSECTION. 27. "Buy" means to purchase. offer to purchase. barter for. trade for. or lease.

NEW SUBSECTION. 28. "Wild animal" means a wild mammal. bird. fish. amphibian. rep- tile. or other wildlife found in this state. whether game or nongame. migratory or nonmigra- tory. the ownership and title to which is claimed by this state.

Sec. 2. Section 109.130. subsection 7. Code 1991. is amended to read as follows: 7. For each deer. se-veft one thousand five hundred fifty dollars.

Sec. 3. NEW SECTION. 109.136 UNLAWFUL COMMERCIALIZATION OF WILDLIFE - PENALTY.

1. A person shall not buy or sell a wild animal or part of a wild animal if the wild animal is taken. transported. or possessed in violation of the laws of this state. or a rule adopted by the department.

2. A person violating subsection 1 is guilty of an* serious misdemeanor.

Approved April 29. 1992

CHAPTER 1187 EDUCATIONAL FINANCE

H.F.2412

AN ACT relating to educational finance matters.

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

Section 1. Section 11.6. subsection 1. unnumbered paragraph 1. Code Supplement 1991. is amended to read as follows:

The financial condition and transactions of all cities and city offices. counties. county hospi- tals organized under chapters 347 and 347 A. memorial hospitals organized under chapter 37. entities organized under chapter 28E having gross receipts in excess of one hundred thousand dollars in a fiscal year. merged areas. area education agencies. and all school offices in school districts. shall be examined at least once each year. except that cities having a population of seven hundred or more but less than two thousand shall be examined at least once every four years. and cities having a population of less than seven hundred may be examined as other- wise provided in this section. The examination shall cover the fiscal year next preceding the year in which the audit is conducted. The examination of school offices shall include an audit of all school funds. the certified annual financial report. and the certified enrollment as provided in section 257.11. Examinations of community colleges shall include an audit of eligible and noneligible contact hours as defined in section 286A.2. Eligible and noneligible contact hours and the any differences ~ certified enrollment shall be eeFtifiea reported to the department of management.

Sec. 2. Section 257.6. subsection 1. Code 1991. is amended by adding the following new unnumbered paragraph:

NEW UNNUMBERED PARAGRAPH. The department of management shall adjust the enrollment of the school district for the audit year based upon reports filed under section 11.6. and shall further adjust the budget of the second year succeeding the audit year for the prop- erty tax and state aid portions of the reported differences in enrollments for the year succeed- ing the audit year.

Sec. 3. Section 257.29. Code 1991. is amended by adding the following new unnumbered paragraph:

• According to enrolled Act

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NEW UNNUMBERED PARAGRAPH. Notwithstanding the requirement in the first unnum- bered paragraph of this section that the regular program district cost per pupil for a budget year is one hundred ten percent of the regular state cost per pupil, the board of directors may participate in the educational improvement program as provided in this section if the school district had adopted an enrichment levy of fifteen percent of the state cost per pupil multi- plied by the budget enrollment in the district prior to July 1, 1992, and upon expiration of the p~riod for which the enrichment levy was adopted, adopts a resolution for the use of the instructional support program established in section 257.18. The maximum percent of the regu- lar district cost of the district that may be used under this paragraph shall not exceed five percent.

Sec. 4. Section 279.30, Code 1991, is amended to read as follows: 279.30 EXCEPTIONS. Each warrant shall must be made payable to the person entitled to receive Sttcll the

money. The board of directors of llftY!! school district or an area education agency may, hewever, by resolution ef reeerd authorize the secretary or administrator, in the case of an area educa- tion agency, to issue warrants when said the board of directors is not in session in payment of freight, drayage, express, postage, printing, water, light, and telephone rents, but only upon duly- verified bills fer- same filed with the secretary or administrator, and for the payment of salaries pursuant to the terms of a written contract! and said the secretary or administrator shall either deliver in person or mail said the warrants to the f*lYee payees. In addition, the board of directors may by resolution authorize the secretary or administrator, upon approval ~ the president of the board, to issue warrants when the board of directors ~ not in session, but only upon verified bills filed with the secretary or administrator, and the secretary or administrator shall either deliver !!! person or mail the warrants to the payees. Each Sttcll warrant shall must be made payable only to the person performing the service or furnishing the sl:lpplies fer- wflieh said warr-aDi makes payment presenting the verified bill, and shall must state the purpose for which said the warrant is issued. All bills and salaries for which war- rants are issued prior to audit and allowance by the board as previae a herein shall must be passed upon by the board of directors at the first next meeting thereafter and shall be entered ef reeerd in the regular minutes of the secretary.

Sec. 5. Section 285.10, subsection 7, paragraph a, Code 1991, is amended to read as follows: a. From Sttcll funds as may be available in the general operating fund or funds in the school-

house fund which are raised by the physical plant and equipment levy.

Sec. 6. Section 291.10, Code 1991, is amended by striking the section and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

291.10 REPORTS BY SECRETARY. The school district shall file an annual report with the director of the department of educa-

tion on forms prepared for that purpose.

Sec. 7. Section 298.2, subsection 4, unnumbered paragraph 1, Code 1991, is amended to read as follows:

The proposition to levy the voter-approved physical plant and equipment levy is not affected by a change in the boundaries of the school district, except as otherwise provided in this sec- tion. If each school district involved in a school reorganization under chapter 275 has adopted the voter-approved physical plant and equipment levy or the sixty-seven and one-half cents ~ thousand dollars of assessed value schoolhouse levy under section 278.1, subsection 7, Code 1989, prior to July h 1991, and if the voters have not voted upon the proposition to levy the voter-approved physical plant and equipment levy in the reorganized district, the existing voter- approved physical plant and equipment levy or the existing schoolhouse levy, as applicable, is in effect for the reorganized district for the least amount and the shortest time for which it is in effect in any of the districts.

Sec. 8. Section 298.3, subsection 3, Code 1991, is amended to read as follows:

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3. The purchase of buildings and the purchase of a single unit of equipment or ~ technology system exceeding five thousand dollars in value.

Sec. 9. Section 298.3, Code 1991, is amended by adding the following new unnumbered paragraph:

NEW UNNUMBERED PARAGRAPH. Notwithstanding section 291.13, unencumbered funds collected prior to July 1, 1991, from the levy previously authorized under section 297.5, Code 1991, may be expended for the purposes listed in this section.

Sec. 10. Section 298.4, Code 1991, is amended by adding the following new unnumbered paragraph:

NEW UNNUMBERED PARAGRAPH. Notwithstanding section 291.13, unencumbered funds collected from the levies authorized in sections 96.31, 279.46, and 296.7 prior to July 1, 1991, may be expended for the purposes listed in subsections 1, 3, and 5.

Sec. 11. Section 291.15, Code 1991, is repealed.

Approved April 29, 1992

CHAPTER 1188 WALLACE TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER FOUNDATION

H.F.2435

AN ACT relating to the administration of the Wallace technology transfer foundation.

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

Section 1. Section 28.154, subsection 1, unnumbered paragraph 1, Code 1991, is amended to read as follows:

The board of directors is established consisting of the following standing members, gayernar appainted public members, and ex officio, nonvoting members:

Sec. 2. Section 28.154, subsection 1, paragraphs a and b, Code 1991, are amended by strik- ing the paragraphs and inserting the following:

a. The following standing members: (1) The governor's science advisor. (2) The director of the department of economic development or the director's designee. (3) The secretary of agriculture or the secretary's designee. (4) The presidents of the university of Iowa, Iowa state university of science and technol-

ogy, and the university of northern Iowa, or their designees. (5) A president of a community college, or the president's designee, appointed by the Iowa

association of community college presidents. (6) A president of an Iowa independent college or university, or the president's designee,

appointed by the Iowa association of independent colleges and universities. b. The following public members: (1) Six persons appointed by the governor. (2) One person appointed by the secretary of agriculture who is directly involved in

agriculture-related enterprises.

Sec. 3. Section 28.154, Code 1991, is amended by adding the following new subsections: NEW SUBSECTION. 1A. Public members shall be associated or experienced with indus-

tries engaged in the manufacture of technology-based products, processes or services, or who have acquired a knowledge or understanding of technology transfer.