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


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-Enrolled.html
House File 2644 - Enrolled House File 2644 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. BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: Section 1. ROAD USE TAX FUND. There is appropriated from the road use tax fund created in section 312.1 to the department of transportation for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020, and ending June 30, 2021, the following amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated:
House File 2644, p. 2 1. For the payment of costs associated with the production of driver’s licenses, as defined in section 321.1, subsection 20A : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 3,876,000 Notwithstanding section 8.33 , moneys appropriated in this subsection that remain unencumbered or unobligated at the close of the fiscal year shall not revert but shall remain available for expenditure for the purposes specified in this subsection until the close of the succeeding fiscal year. 2. For salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes: a. Administrative services: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 6,800,347 b. Planning: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 450,327 c. Highways: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 10,319,346 d. Motor vehicles: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 26,552,992 e. Strategic performance: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 675,955 3. For payments to the department of administrative services for utility services: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 337,404 4. For unemployment compensation: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 7,000 5. For payments to the department of administrative services for paying workers’ compensation claims under chapter 85 on behalf of employees of the department of transportation: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 170,209 6. For payment to the general fund of the state for indirect cost recoveries: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 90,000 7. For reimbursement to the auditor of state for audit expenses as provided in section 11.5B : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 92,120 8. For automation, telecommunications, and related costs associated with the county issuance of driver’s licenses and vehicle registrations and titles:
House File 2644, p. 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,406,000 9. For costs associated with the participation in the Mississippi river parkway commission: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 40,000 10. For costs associated with the traffic and criminal software program and the mobile architecture and communications handling program: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 300,000 11. For costs associated with the statewide interoperability network: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 72,889 12. For motor vehicle division field facility maintenance projects at various locations: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 300,000 For purposes of section 8.33 , unless specifically provided otherwise, moneys appropriated in subsection 12 that remain unencumbered or unobligated shall not revert but shall remain available for expenditure for the purposes designated until the close of the fiscal year that ends three years after the end of the fiscal year for which the appropriation was made. However, if the project or projects for which the appropriation was made are completed in an earlier fiscal year, unencumbered or unobligated moneys shall revert at the close of that same fiscal year. Sec. 2. PRIMARY ROAD FUND. There is appropriated from the primary road fund created in section 313.3 to the department of transportation for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020, and ending June 30, 2021, the following amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: 1. For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: a. Administrative services: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 41,773,560 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 251.00 b. Planning: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 8,556,215 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 94.00 c. Highways:
House File 2644, p. 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $252,436,259 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 2,064.00 d. Motor vehicles: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,272,705 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 289.00 e. Strategic performance: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 4,152,292 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 41.00 2. For payments to the department of administrative services for utility services: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,007,247 3. For unemployment compensation: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 138,000 4. For payments to the department of administrative services for paying workers’ compensation claims under chapter 85 on behalf of the employees of the department of transportation: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 4,085,021 5. For disposal of hazardous wastes from field locations and the central complex: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,000,000 6. For payment to the general fund of the state for indirect cost recoveries: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 660,000 7. For reimbursement to the auditor of state for audit expenses as provided in section 11.5B : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 565,880 8. For costs associated with producing transportation maps: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 242,000 9. For inventory and equipment replacement: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 10,085,000 10. For costs associated with the statewide interoperability network: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 487,793 11. For utility improvements at various locations: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 400,000 12. For roofing projects at various locations: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 500,000 13. For heating, cooling, and exhaust system improvements
House File 2644, p. 5 at various locations: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 700,000 14. For deferred maintenance projects at field facilities throughout the state: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,700,000 15. For maintenance projects at rest area facilities throughout the state: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 250,000 16. For improvements related to compliance with the federal Americans with Disabilities Act to facilities throughout the state: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 150,000 17. For renovations to the northwest wing of the department headquarters in Ames: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 11,287,000 For purposes of section 8.33 , unless specifically provided otherwise, moneys appropriated in subsections 11 through 17 that remain unencumbered or unobligated shall not revert but shall remain available for expenditure for the purposes designated until the close of the fiscal year that ends three years after the end of the fiscal year for which the appropriation was made. However, if the project or projects for which such appropriation was made are completed in an earlier fiscal year, unencumbered or unobligated moneys shall revert at the close of that same fiscal year. Sec. 3. The department of transportation shall study the effectiveness of rumble strips in preventing vehicle crashes at certain stop-controlled intersections as determined by the department. The department shall submit a report of its findings to the general assembly on or before December 31, 2021. Sec. 4. The department of transportation shall submit an annual report to the general assembly on or before December 31 for the next five fiscal years which shall include any cost savings to the department from adding additional full-time equivalent employees from the fiscal year prior. Sec. 5. EFFECTIVE UPON ENACTMENT. Unless otherwise provided, this Act, if approved by the governor on or after July 1, 2020, takes effect upon enactment.
House File 2644, p. 6 Sec. 6. RETROACTIVE APPLICABILITY. Unless otherwise provided, this Act, if approved by the governor on or after July 1, 2020, applies retroactively to July 1, 2020. ______________________________ PAT GRASSLEY Speaker of the House ______________________________ CHARLES SCHNEIDER President of the Senate I hereby certify that this bill originated in the House andis known as House File 2644, Eighty-eighth General Assembly. ______________________________ MEGHAN NELSON Chief Clerk of the House Approved _______________, 2020 ______________________________ KIM REYNOLDS Governor
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