Bill Text: IA HF2644 | 2019-2020 | 88th General Assembly | Introduced

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Bill Title: A bill for an act relating to transportation and other infrastructure- related appropriations to the department of transportation, including allocation and use of moneys from the road use tax fund and the primary road fund and other related provisions, and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions. (Formerly HSB 711.) Effective date: 06/30/2020. Applicability date: 07/01/2020.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (? 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2020-06-30 - Signed by Governor. H.J. 788. [HF2644 Detail]

Download: Iowa-2019-HF2644-Introduced.html
House File 2644 - Introduced HOUSE FILE 2644 BY COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS (SUCCESSOR TO HSB 711) A BILL FOR An Act relating to transportation and other infrastructure- 1 related appropriations to the department of transportation, 2 including allocation and use of moneys from the road use tax 3 fund and the primary road fund and other related provisions, 4 and including effective date and retroactive applicability 5 provisions. 6 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 7 TLSB 5007HV (1) 88 mo/tm
H.F. 2644 Section 1. ROAD USE TAX FUND. There is appropriated 1 from the road use tax fund created in section 312.1 to the 2 department of transportation for the fiscal year beginning July 3 1, 2020, and ending June 30, 2021, the following amounts, or 4 so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes 5 designated: 6 1. For the payment of costs associated with the production 7 of driver’s licenses, as defined in section 321.1, subsection 8 20A : 9 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 3,876,000 10 Notwithstanding section 8.33 , moneys appropriated in this 11 subsection that remain unencumbered or unobligated at the close 12 of the fiscal year shall not revert but shall remain available 13 for expenditure for the purposes specified in this subsection 14 until the close of the succeeding fiscal year. 15 2. For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous 16 purposes: 17 a. Administrative services: 18 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 6,800,347 19 b. Planning: 20 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 450,327 21 c. Highways: 22 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 10,319,346 23 d. Motor vehicles: 24 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 26,552,992 25 e. Strategic performance: 26 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 675,955 27 3. For payments to the department of administrative 28 services for utility services: 29 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 337,404 30 4. For unemployment compensation: 31 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 7,000 32 5. For payments to the department of administrative 33 services for paying workers’ compensation claims under chapter 34 85 on behalf of employees of the department of transportation: 35 -1- LSB 5007HV (1) 88 mo/tm 1/ 6
H.F. 2644 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 170,209 1 6. For payment to the general fund of the state for indirect 2 cost recoveries: 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 90,000 4 7. For reimbursement to the auditor of state for audit 5 expenses as provided in section 11.5B : 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 92,120 7 8. For automation, telecommunications, and related costs 8 associated with the county issuance of driver’s licenses and 9 vehicle registrations and titles: 10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,406,000 11 9. For costs associated with the participation in the 12 Mississippi river parkway commission: 13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 40,000 14 10. For costs associated with the traffic and criminal 15 software program and the mobile architecture and communications 16 handling program: 17 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 300,000 18 11. For costs associated with the statewide 19 interoperability network: 20 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 72,889 21 12. For motor vehicle division field facility maintenance 22 projects at various locations: 23 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 300,000 24 For purposes of section 8.33 , unless specifically provided 25 otherwise, moneys appropriated in subsection 12 that remain 26 unencumbered or unobligated shall not revert but shall remain 27 available for expenditure for the purposes designated until 28 the close of the fiscal year that ends three years after the 29 end of the fiscal year for which the appropriation was made. 30 However, if the project or projects for which the appropriation 31 was made are completed in an earlier fiscal year, unencumbered 32 or unobligated moneys shall revert at the close of that same 33 fiscal year. 34 Sec. 2. PRIMARY ROAD FUND. There is appropriated from the 35 -2- LSB 5007HV (1) 88 mo/tm 2/ 6
H.F. 2644 primary road fund created in section 313.3 to the department of 1 transportation for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020, and 2 ending June 30, 2021, the following amounts, or so much thereof 3 as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: 4 1. For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous 5 purposes, and for not more than the following full-time 6 equivalent positions: 7 a. Administrative services: 8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 41,773,560 9 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 251.00 10 b. Planning: 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 8,556,215 12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 94.00 13 c. Highways: 14 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $252,436,259 15 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 2,064.00 16 d. Motor vehicles: 17 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,272,705 18 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 289.00 19 e. Strategic performance: 20 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 4,152,292 21 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 41.00 22 2. For payments to the department of administrative 23 services for utility services: 24 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,007,247 25 3. For unemployment compensation: 26 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 138,000 27 4. For payments to the department of administrative 28 services for paying workers’ compensation claims under 29 chapter 85 on behalf of the employees of the department of 30 transportation: 31 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 4,085,021 32 5. For disposal of hazardous wastes from field locations and 33 the central complex: 34 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,000,000 35 -3- LSB 5007HV (1) 88 mo/tm 3/ 6
H.F. 2644 6. For payment to the general fund of the state for indirect 1 cost recoveries: 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 660,000 3 7. For reimbursement to the auditor of state for audit 4 expenses as provided in section 11.5B : 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 565,880 6 8. For costs associated with producing transportation maps: 7 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 242,000 8 9. For inventory and equipment replacement: 9 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 10,085,000 10 10. For costs associated with the statewide 11 interoperability network: 12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 487,793 13 11. For utility improvements at various locations: 14 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 400,000 15 12. For roofing projects at various locations: 16 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 500,000 17 13. For heating, cooling, and exhaust system improvements 18 at various locations: 19 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 700,000 20 14. For deferred maintenance projects at field facilities 21 throughout the state: 22 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,700,000 23 15. For maintenance projects at rest area facilities 24 throughout the state: 25 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 250,000 26 16. For improvements related to compliance with the federal 27 Americans with Disabilities Act to facilities throughout the 28 state: 29 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 150,000 30 17. For renovations to the northwest wing of the department 31 headquarters in Ames: 32 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 11,287,000 33 For purposes of section 8.33 , unless specifically provided 34 otherwise, moneys appropriated in subsections 11 through 17 35 -4- LSB 5007HV (1) 88 mo/tm 4/ 6
H.F. 2644 that remain unencumbered or unobligated shall not revert 1 but shall remain available for expenditure for the purposes 2 designated until the close of the fiscal year that ends 3 three years after the end of the fiscal year for which the 4 appropriation was made. However, if the project or projects 5 for which such appropriation was made are completed in an 6 earlier fiscal year, unencumbered or unobligated moneys shall 7 revert at the close of that same fiscal year. 8 Sec. 3. The department of transportation shall study the 9 effectiveness of rumble strips in preventing vehicle crashes 10 at certain stop-controlled intersections as determined by 11 the department. The department shall submit a report of its 12 findings to the general assembly on or before December 31, 13 2021. 14 Sec. 4. EFFECTIVE UPON ENACTMENT. Unless otherwise 15 provided, this Act, if approved by the governor on or after 16 July 1, 2020, takes effect upon enactment. 17 Sec. 5. RETROACTIVE APPLICABILITY. Unless otherwise 18 provided, this Act, if approved by the governor on or after 19 July 1, 2020, applies retroactively to July 1, 2020. 20 EXPLANATION 21 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 22 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 23 This bill makes appropriations for FY 2020-2021 from the 24 road use tax fund and the primary road fund to the department 25 of transportation. 26 Appropriations from the road use tax fund include 27 appropriations for driver’s license production, administrative 28 services, planning, highways, motor vehicles, strategic 29 performance, utility services provided by the department 30 of administrative services, unemployment and workers’ 31 compensation, indirect cost recoveries, audits, county issuance 32 of driver’s licenses and vehicle registration and titling, 33 participation in the Mississippi river parkway commission, 34 the traffic and criminal software program and the mobile 35 -5- LSB 5007HV (1) 88 mo/tm 5/ 6
H.F. 2644 architecture and communications handling program, the statewide 1 interoperability network, and motor vehicle division field 2 facility maintenance projects. 3 Appropriations from the primary road fund include 4 appropriations for administrative services, planning, highways, 5 motor vehicles, strategic performance, utility services 6 provided by the department of administrative services, 7 unemployment and workers’ compensation, hazardous waste 8 disposal, indirect cost recoveries, audits, the production 9 of transportation maps, inventory and equipment replacement, 10 the statewide interoperability network, utility improvements, 11 roofing projects, heating and cooling improvements, deferred 12 maintenance projects at field facilities, maintenance 13 projects at rest area facilities, improvements related to 14 compliance with the federal Americans with Disabilities 15 Act, and renovations to the northwest wing of the department 16 headquarters in Ames. 17 The bill requires the department of transportation to study 18 the effectiveness of rumble strips in preventing vehicle 19 crashes at certain intersections and requires the department to 20 submit a report of its findings to the general assembly on or 21 before December 31, 2021. 22 The bill, if approved by the governor on or after July 1, 23 2020, takes effect upon enactment and applies retroactively to 24 July 1, 2020. 25 -6- LSB 5007HV (1) 88 mo/tm 6/ 6
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