Bill Text: IA HF604 | 2013-2014 | 85th General Assembly | Enrolled

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Bill Title: A bill for an act relating to the funding of, the operation of, and appropriation of moneys to the college student aid commission, the department for the blind, the department of education, the economic development authority, the department of workforce development, and the state board of regents, and providing for related matters. (Formerly HSB 220) Item vetoed. Effective 7-1-13. ffective 7-1-13.

Spectrum: Committee Bill

Status: (Passed) 2013-12-31 - END OF 2013 ACTIONS [HF604 Detail]

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House File 604 AN ACT RELATING TO THE FUNDING OF, THE OPERATION OF, AND APPROPRIATION OF MONEYS TO THE COLLEGE STUDENT AID COMMISSION, THE DEPARTMENT FOR THE BLIND, THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT, AND THE STATE BOARD OF REGENTS, AND PROVIDING FOR RELATED MATTERS. BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: DIVISION I FY 2013-2014 APPROPRIATIONS —— STATUTORY CHANGES DEPARTMENT FOR THE BLIND Section 1. ADMINISTRATION. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the department for the blind for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013, and ending June 30, 2014, the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated:
House File 604, p. 2 1. For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,041,815 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 88.00 2. For costs associated with universal access to audio information for blind and print handicapped Iowans: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 50,000 COLLEGE STUDENT AID COMMISSION Sec. 2. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the college student aid commission for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013, and ending June 30, 2014, the following amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: 1. GENERAL ADMINISTRATION For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 232,943 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 3.95 2. STUDENT AID PROGRAMS For payments to students for the Iowa grant program established in section 261.93: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 791,177 3. HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL RECRUITMENT PROGRAM For the loan repayment program for health care professionals established pursuant to section 261.19: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 400,973 4. NATIONAL GUARD EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM For purposes of providing national guard educational assistance under the program established in section 261.86: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 5,100,233 5. TEACHER SHORTAGE LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM For the teacher shortage loan forgiveness program established in section 261.112: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 392,452 6. ALL IOWA OPPORTUNITY FOSTER CARE GRANT PROGRAM For purposes of the all Iowa opportunity foster care grant program established pursuant to section 261.6: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 554,057 7. ALL IOWA OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM a. For purposes of the all Iowa opportunity scholarship program established pursuant to section 261.87:
House File 604, p. 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,240,854 b. If the moneys appropriated by the general assembly to the college student aid commission for fiscal year 2013-2014 for purposes of the all Iowa opportunity scholarship program exceed $500,000, “eligible institution” as defined in section 261.87, shall, during fiscal year 2013-2014, include accredited private institutions as defined in section 261.9, subsection 1. 8. REGISTERED NURSE AND NURSE EDUCATOR LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM For purposes of the registered nurse and nurse educator loan forgiveness program established pursuant to section 261.23: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 80,852 9. BARBER AND COSMETOLOGY ARTS AND SCIENCES TUITION GRANT PROGRAM For purposes of the barber and cosmetology arts and sciences tuition grant program established pursuant to section 261.18: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 36,938 10. RURAL IOWA PRIMARY CARE LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM For purposes of the rural Iowa primary care loan repayment program established pursuant to section 261.113: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,600,000 11. RURAL IOWA ADVANCED REGISTERED NURSE PRACTITIONER AND PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM For purposes of the rural Iowa advanced registered nurse practitioner and physician assistant program established pursuant to section 261.114, if enacted: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 400,000 Sec. 3. IOWA TUITION GRANT APPROPRIATIONS FOR FY 2013-2014. Notwithstanding the standing appropriations in the following designated sections for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013, and ending June 30, 2014, the amounts appropriated from the general fund of the state to the college student aid commission pursuant to these sections for the following designated purposes shall not exceed the following amounts: 1. For Iowa tuition grants under section 261.25, subsection 1: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 46,513,448 2. For tuition grants for students attending for-profit accredited private institutions located in Iowa under section 261.25, subsection 2: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,500,000 Sec. 4. CHIROPRACTIC LOAN FUNDS. Notwithstanding section
House File 604, p. 4 261.72, the moneys deposited in the chiropractic loan revolving fund created pursuant to section 261.72 may be used for purposes of the chiropractic loan forgiveness program established in section 261.73. Sec. 5. WORK-STUDY APPROPRIATION FOR FY 2013-2014. Notwithstanding section 261.85, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013, and ending June 30, 2014, the amount appropriated from the general fund of the state to the college student aid commission for the work-study program under section 261.85 shall be zero. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Sec. 6. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the department of education for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013, and ending June 30, 2014, the following amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: 1. GENERAL ADMINISTRATION For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 6,088,812 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 81.67 2. VOCATIONAL EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 598,197 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 11.50 3. VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SERVICES DIVISION a. For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 5,113,168 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 255.00 For purposes of optimizing the job placement of individuals with disabilities, the division shall make its best efforts to work with community rehabilitation program providers for job placement and retention services for individuals with significant disabilities and most significant disabilities. By January 15, 2014, the division shall submit a written report to the general assembly on the division’s outreach efforts with community rehabilitation program providers. b. For matching funds for programs to enable persons
House File 604, p. 5 with severe physical or mental disabilities to function more independently, including salaries and support, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent position: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 39,128 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 1.00 c. For the entrepreneurs with disabilities program established pursuant to section 259.4, subsection 9: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 145,535 d. For costs associated with centers for independent living: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 40,294 4. STATE LIBRARY a. For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,715,063 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 29.00 b. For the enrich Iowa program established under section 256.57: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,524,228 5. PUBLIC BROADCASTING DIVISION For salaries, support, maintenance, capital expenditures, miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 7,443,096 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 82.00 6. VOCATIONAL EDUCATION TO SECONDARY SCHOOLS For reimbursement for vocational education expenditures made by secondary schools: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,630,134 Moneys appropriated in this subsection shall be used to reimburse school districts for vocational education expenditures made by secondary schools to meet the standards set in sections 256.11, 258.4, and 260C.14. 7. SCHOOL FOOD SERVICE For use as state matching funds for federal programs that shall be disbursed according to federal regulations, including salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,176,797 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 20.58 8. EARLY CHILDHOOD IOWA FUND —— GENERAL AID For deposit in the school ready children grants account of
House File 604, p. 6 the early childhood Iowa fund created in section 256I.11: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 5,386,113 a. From the moneys deposited in the school ready children grants account for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013, and ending June 30, 2014, not more than $265,950 is allocated for the early childhood Iowa office and other technical assistance activities. The early childhood Iowa state board shall direct staff to work with the early childhood stakeholders alliance created in section 256I.12 to inventory technical assistance needs. Moneys allocated under this lettered paragraph may be used by the early childhood Iowa state board for the purpose of skills development and support for ongoing training of staff. However, except as otherwise provided in this subsection, moneys shall not be used for additional staff or for the reimbursement of staff. b. As a condition of receiving moneys appropriated in this subsection, each early childhood Iowa area board shall report to the early childhood Iowa state board progress on each of the local indicators approved by the area board. Each early childhood Iowa area board must also submit an annual budget for the area’s comprehensive school ready children grant developed for providing services for children from birth through five years of age, and provide other information specified by the early childhood Iowa state board, including budget amendments as needed. The early childhood Iowa state board shall establish a submission deadline for the annual budget and any budget amendments that allow a reasonable period of time for preparation by the early childhood Iowa area boards and for review and approval or request for modification of the materials by the early childhood Iowa state board. In addition, each early childhood Iowa area board must continue to comply with reporting provisions and other requirements adopted by the early childhood Iowa state board in implementing section 256I.9. c. Of the amount appropriated in this subsection for deposit in the school ready children grants account of the early childhood Iowa fund, $2,318,018 shall be used for efforts to improve the quality of early care, health, and education programs. Moneys allocated pursuant to this paragraph may be used for additional staff and for the reimbursement of staff. The early childhood Iowa state board may reserve a portion of the allocation, not to exceed $88,650, for the technical assistance expenses of the early childhood Iowa state office,
House File 604, p. 7 including the reimbursement of staff, and shall distribute the remainder to early childhood Iowa areas for local quality improvement efforts through a methodology identified by the early childhood Iowa state board to make the most productive use of the funding, which may include use of the distribution formula, grants, or other means. d. Of the amount appropriated in this subsection for deposit in the school ready children grants account of the early childhood Iowa fund, $825,030 shall be used for support of professional development and training activities for persons working in early care, health, and education by the early childhood Iowa state board in collaboration with the professional development component group of the early childhood Iowa stakeholders alliance maintained pursuant to section 256I.12, subsection 7, paragraph “b”, and the early childhood Iowa area boards. Expenditures shall be limited to professional development and training activities agreed upon by the parties participating in the collaboration. 9. EARLY CHILDHOOD IOWA FUND —— PRESCHOOL TUITION ASSISTANCE a. For deposit in the school ready children grants account of the early childhood Iowa fund created in section 256I.11: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 5,428,877 b. The amount appropriated in this subsection shall be used for early care, health, and education programs to assist low-income parents with tuition for preschool and other supportive services for children ages three, four, and five who are not attending kindergarten in order to increase the basic family income eligibility requirement to not more than 200 percent of the federal poverty level. In addition, if sufficient funding is available after addressing the needs of those who meet the basic income eligibility requirement, an early childhood Iowa area board may provide for eligibility for those with a family income in excess of the basic income eligibility requirement through use of a sliding scale or other copayment provisions. 10. EARLY CHILDHOOD IOWA FUND —— FAMILY SUPPORT AND PARENT EDUCATION a. For deposit in the school ready children grants account of the early childhood Iowa fund created in section 256I.11: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 12,364,434 b. The amount appropriated in this subsection shall be used for family support services and parent education programs
House File 604, p. 8 targeted to families expecting a child or with newborn and infant children through age five and shall be distributed using the distribution formula approved by the early childhood Iowa state board and shall be used by an early childhood Iowa area board only for family support services and parent education programs targeted to families expecting a child or with newborn and infant children through age five. 11. BIRTH TO AGE THREE SERVICES For expansion of the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004, Pub. L. No. 108-446, as amended to January 1, 2013, birth through age three services due to increased numbers of children qualifying for those services: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,721,400 From the moneys appropriated in this subsection, $383,769 shall be allocated to the child health specialty clinic at the state university of Iowa to provide additional support for infants and toddlers who are born prematurely, drug-exposed, or medically fragile. 12. EARLY HEAD START PROJECTS For early head start projects: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 400,000 The moneys appropriated in this subsection shall be used for implementation and expansion of early head start pilot projects addressing the comprehensive cognitive, social, emotional, and developmental needs of children from birth to age three, including prenatal support for qualified families. The projects shall promote healthy prenatal outcomes and healthy family functioning, and strengthen the development of infants and toddlers in low-income families. Priority shall be given to those organizations that have previously qualified for and received state funding to administer an early head start project. 13. TEXTBOOKS OF NONPUBLIC SCHOOL PUPILS To provide moneys for costs of providing textbooks to each resident pupil who attends a nonpublic school as authorized by section 301.1: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 600,214 Funding under this subsection is limited to $20 per pupil and shall not exceed the comparable services offered to resident public school pupils. 14. CORE CURRICULUM AND CAREER INFORMATION AND DECISION-MAKING SYSTEM
House File 604, p. 9 For purposes of implementing the statewide core curriculum for school districts and accredited nonpublic schools and a state-designated career information and decision-making system: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,000,000 15. STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT AND TEACHER QUALITY PROGRAM For purposes of the student achievement and teacher quality program established pursuant to chapter 284, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 6,307,351 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 2.00 16. JOBS FOR AMERICA’S GRADUATES For school districts to provide direct services to the most at-risk senior high school students enrolled in school districts through direct intervention by a jobs for America’s graduates specialist: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 670,000 17. EDUCATION REFORM For implementation of the education reform provisions pursuant to 2013 Iowa Acts, House File 215, if enacted: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 6,840,000 18. SUCCESSFUL PROGRESSION FOR EARLY READERS For school districts to provide intensive instructional services, curricula, initiatives, programs, and supports in accordance with section 279.68, subsection 2: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 8,000,000 19. IOWA READING RESEARCH CENTER For the Iowa reading research center established pursuant to section 256.9, subsection 53, paragraph “c”: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,331,000 20. COMPETENCY-BASED EDUCATION For implementation of certain recommendations of the competency-based education task force established pursuant to 2012 Iowa Acts, chapter 1119, section 2: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 425,000 a. From the moneys appropriated in this subsection, not less than $100,000 shall be used to provide grants under a competency-based education grant program. Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys received by the department pursuant to this lettered paragraph 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 lettered paragraph for the following fiscal year. b. From the moneys appropriated in this subsection, not less
House File 604, p. 10 than $100,000 shall be used for writing model competencies, not less than $25,000 shall be used for plans and templates, not less than $100,000 shall be used to develop the assessment validation rubric and model assessments, and not less than $100,000 shall be used to design professional development in accordance with the recommendations of the competency-based education task force. 21. MIDWESTERN HIGHER EDUCATION COMPACT For distribution to the midwestern higher education compact to pay Iowa’s member state annual obligation: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 100,000 Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated for distribution to the midwestern higher education compact pursuant to 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 purpose designated until the close of the succeeding fiscal year. 22. COMMUNITY COLLEGES a. For general state financial aid to merged areas as defined in section 260C.2 in accordance with chapters 258 and 260C: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $193,274,647 Notwithstanding the allocation formula in section 260C.18C, the funds appropriated in this subsection shall be allocated as follows: (1) Merged Area I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 9,572,490 (2) Merged Area II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 9,772,970 (3) Merged Area III . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 9,035,001 (4) Merged Area IV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 4,443,196 (5) Merged Area V . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 10,865,853 (6) Merged Area VI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 8,657,389 (7) Merged Area VII . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 13,121,235 (8) Merged Area IX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 16,582,059 (9) Merged Area X . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 30,143,212 (10) Merged Area XI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 31,835,539 (11) Merged Area XII . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 10,781,694 (12) Merged Area XIII . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 11,522,373 (13) Merged Area XIV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 4,527,071 (14) Merged Area XV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 14,202,552 (15) Merged Area XVI . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 8,212,013 b. For distribution to community colleges to supplement faculty salaries: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 500,000
House File 604, p. 11 Sec. 7. ONLINE CURRICULUM FOR UNIFORM TRANSFER OF ACADEMIC CREDIT —— STUDY AND REPORT. 1. The department of education shall conduct a study regarding the establishment of an online curriculum to facilitate the transfer of academic credits earned by students residing in child foster care facilities licensed under section 237.4, and in institutions controlled by the department of human services and listed in section 218.1, between those facilities and institutions and public and accredited nonpublic schools. The goal of the curriculum shall be to minimize wherever possible the loss of academic credit for coursework completed by such students. 2. Instruction provided through the online curriculum shall be taught by teachers licensed under chapter 272. All courses in the online curriculum shall meet existing accreditation standards. 3. The department shall submit a report of its findings and recommendations to the general assembly by January 3, 2014. STATE BOARD OF REGENTS Sec. 8. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the state board of regents for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013, and ending June 30, 2014, the following amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: 1. OFFICE OF STATE BOARD OF REGENTS a. For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,065,005 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 15.00 The state board of regents shall submit a monthly financial report in a format agreed upon by the state board of regents office and the legislative services agency. The report submitted in December 2013 shall include the five-year graduation rates for the regents universities. b. For moneys to be allocated to the southwest Iowa regents resource center in Council Bluffs: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 182,734 c. For moneys to be allocated to the northwest Iowa regents resource center in Sioux City under section 262.9, subsection 22: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 66,601 d. For moneys to be allocated to the quad-cities graduate
House File 604, p. 12 studies center: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 34,513 The board may transfer moneys appropriated under paragraph “b”, “c”, or “d”, of this subsection to any of the other centers specified in paragraph “b”, “c”, or “d”, if the board notifies, in writing, the general assembly and the legislative services agency of the amount, the date, and the purpose of the transfer. e. For moneys to be distributed to Iowa public radio for public radio operations: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 391,568 2. STATE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA a. General university, including lakeside laboratory For salaries, support, maintenance, equipment, financial aid, miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $222,041,351 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 5,058.55 b. Oakdale campus For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,186,558 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 38.25 c. State hygienic laboratory For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 4,402,615 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 102.50 d. Family practice program For allocation by the dean of the college of medicine, with approval of the advisory board, to qualified participants to carry out the provisions of chapter 148D for the family practice program, including salaries and support, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,788,265 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 190.40 e. Child health care services For specialized child health care services, including childhood cancer diagnostic and treatment network programs, rural comprehensive care for hemophilia patients, and the Iowa high-risk infant follow-up program, including salaries
House File 604, p. 13 and support, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 659,456 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 57.97 f. Statewide cancer registry For the statewide cancer registry, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 149,051 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 2.10 g. Substance abuse consortium For moneys to be allocated to the Iowa consortium for substance abuse research and evaluation, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent position: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 55,529 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 1.00 h. Center for biocatalysis For the center for biocatalysis, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 723,727 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 6.28 i. Primary health care initiative For the primary health care initiative in the college of medicine, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 648,930 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 5.89 From the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph, $254,889 shall be allocated to the department of family practice at the state university of Iowa college of medicine for family practice faculty and support staff. j. Birth defects registry For the birth defects registry, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent position: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 38,288 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 1.00 k. Larned A. Waterman Iowa nonprofit resource center For the Larned A. Waterman Iowa nonprofit resource center, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 162,539 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 2.75 l. Iowa online advanced placement academy science, technology, engineering, and mathematics initiative
House File 604, p. 14 For the establishment of the Iowa online advanced placement academy science, technology, engineering, and mathematics initiative: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 481,849 m. For the Iowa flood center for use by the university’s college of engineering pursuant to section 466C.1: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,500,000 3. IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY a. General university For salaries, support, maintenance, equipment, financial aid, miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $173,986,353 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 3,647.42 b. Agricultural experiment station For the agricultural experiment station salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 28,111,877 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 546.98 c. Cooperative extension service in agriculture and home economics For the cooperative extension service in agriculture and home economics salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 18,266,722 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 383.34 d. Leopold center For agricultural research grants at Iowa state university of science and technology under section 266.39B, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 397,417 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 11.25 e. Livestock disease research For deposit in and the use of the livestock disease research fund under section 267.8: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 172,844 4. UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA a. General university For salaries, support, maintenance, equipment, financial aid, miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions:
House File 604, p. 15 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 83,222,819 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 1,447.50 b. Recycling and reuse center For purposes of the recycling and reuse center, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 175,256 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 3.00 c. Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) collaborative initiative For purposes of the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) collaborative initiative established pursuant to section 268.7, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 5,200,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 6.20 (1) Except as otherwise provided in this lettered paragraph, the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph shall be expended for salaries, staffing, institutional support, activities directly related to recruitment of kindergarten through grade 12 mathematics and science teachers, and for ongoing mathematics and science programming for students enrolled in kindergarten through grade 12. (2) The university of northern Iowa shall work with the community colleges to develop STEM professional development programs for community college instructors and STEM curriculum development. (3) From the moneys appropriated in this lettered paragraph, not less than $500,000 nor more than $1,000,000 shall be used to provide technology education opportunities to high school, career academy, and community college students through a public-private partnership, as well as opportunities for students and faculties at these institutions to secure broad-based information technology certification. The Iowa governor’s STEM advisory council shall utilize a request for proposals process for contracts to make available, through the regional STEM network hubs, at high schools, career academies, and community colleges, instruction on skills and competencies that are essential for the workplace and which are requested by Iowa’s employers. Such a contract shall include the following components: (a) A research-based curriculum. (b) Online access to the curriculum. (c) Instructional software for classroom and student use.
House File 604, p. 16 (d) Certification of skills and competencies in a broad base of information technology-related skill areas. (e) Professional development for teachers. (f) Deployment and program support, including but not limited to integration with current curriculum standards. d. Real estate education program For purposes of the real estate education program, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent position: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 125,302 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 1.00 5. STATE SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 9,030,634 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 126.60 6. IOWA BRAILLE AND SIGHT SAVING SCHOOL For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 3,765,136 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 62.87 7. TUITION AND TRANSPORTATION COSTS For payment to local school boards for the tuition and transportation costs of students residing in the Iowa braille and sight saving school and the state school for the deaf pursuant to section 262.43 and for payment of certain clothing, prescription, and transportation costs for students at these schools pursuant to section 270.5: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 11,763 8. LICENSED CLASSROOM TEACHERS For distribution at the Iowa braille and sight saving school and the Iowa school for the deaf based upon the average yearly enrollment at each school as determined by the state board of regents: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 82,049 Sec. 9. ENERGY COST-SAVINGS PROJECTS —— FINANCING. For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013, and ending June 30, 2014, the state board of regents may use notes, bonds, or other evidences of indebtedness issued under section 262.48 to finance projects that will result in energy cost savings in an amount that will cause the state board to recover the cost of the projects within an average of six years.
House File 604, p. 17 Sec. 10. PRESCRIPTION DRUG COSTS. Notwithstanding section 270.7, the department of administrative services shall pay the state school for the deaf and the Iowa braille and sight saving school the moneys collected from the counties during the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2013, for expenses relating to prescription drug costs for students attending the state school for the deaf and the Iowa braille and sight saving school. Sec. 11. Section 256I.7, subsection 1, paragraph a, Code 2013, is amended to read as follows: a. The early childhood Iowa functions for an area shall be performed under the authority of an early childhood Iowa area board. The members of an area board shall be elected officials or members of the public who are not employed by a provider of services to or for the area board. In addition, the membership of an area board shall include representation from early care, education, health, human services, business, and faith interests, and at least one parent, grandparent, or guardian of a child from zero through age five. However, not more than one member shall represent the same entity or interest. Sec. 12. Section 256I.8, Code 2013, is amended by adding the following new subsection: NEW SUBSECTION . 3. An area board shall not be a provider of services to or for the area board. Sec. 13. NEW SECTION . 256I.13 Home visitation program —— funding intent. 1. In order to implement the legislative intent stated in sections 135.106 and 256I.9, that priority for home visitation program funding be given to programs using evidence-based or promising models for home visitation, it is the intent of the general assembly to phase in the funding priority as follows: a. By July 1, 2013, twenty-five percent of state funds expended for home visiting programs are for evidence-based or promising program models. b. By July 1, 2014, fifty percent of state funds expended for home visiting programs are for evidence-based or promising program models. c. By July 1, 2015, seventy-five percent of state funds expended for home visiting programs are for evidence-based or promising program models. d. By July 1, 2016, ninety percent of state funds expended for home visiting programs are for evidence-based or promising program models. The remaining ten percent of funds may be used for innovative program models that do not yet meet the
House File 604, p. 18 definition of evidence-based or promising programs. 2. For the purposes of this section, unless the context otherwise requires or unless otherwise provided under federal law: a. “Evidence-based program” means a program that is based on scientific evidence demonstrating that the program model is effective. An evidence-based program shall be reviewed on site and compared to program model standards by the model developer or the developer’s designee at least every five years to ensure that the program continues to maintain fidelity with the program model. The program model shall have had demonstrated significant and sustained positive outcomes in an evaluation utilizing a well-designed and rigorous randomized controlled research design or a quasi-experimental research design, and the evaluation results shall have been published in a peer-reviewed journal. b. “Family support programs” includes group-based parent education or home visiting programs that are designed to strengthen protective factors, including parenting skills, increasing parental knowledge of child development, and increasing family functioning and problem solving skills. A family support program may be used as an early intervention strategy to improve birth outcomes, parental knowledge, family economic success, the home learning environment, family and child involvement with others, and coordination with other community resources. A family support program may have a specific focus on preventing child maltreatment or ensuring children are safe, healthy, and ready to succeed in school. c. “Promising program” means a program that meets all of the following requirements: (1) The program conforms to a clear, consistent family support model that has been in existence for at least three years. (2) The program is grounded in relevant empirically based knowledge. (3) The program is linked to program-determined outcomes. (4) The program is associated with a national or state organization that either has comprehensive program standards that ensure high-quality service delivery and continuous program quality improvement or the program model has demonstrated through the program’s benchmark outcomes that the program has achieved significant positive outcomes equivalent to those achieved by program models with published significant
House File 604, p. 19 and sustained results in a peer-reviewed journal. (5) The program has been awarded the Iowa family support credential and has been reviewed on site at least every five years to ensure the program’s adherence to the Iowa family support standards approved by the state board or a comparable set of standards. The on-site review is completed by an independent review team that is not associated with the program or the organization administering the program. 3. a. The data reporting requirements adopted by the state board pursuant to section 256I.4 for the family support programs targeted to families expecting a child or with newborn and infant children through age five and funded through the state board shall require the programs to participate in a state-administered internet-based data collection system. The data reporting requirements shall be developed in a manner to provide for compatibility with local data collection systems. The state board’s annual report submitted each January to the governor and general assembly under section 256I.4 shall include family support program outcomes beginning with the January 2015 report. b. The data on families served that is collected by the family support programs funded through the early childhood Iowa initiative shall include but is not limited to basic demographic information, services received, funding utilized, and program outcomes for the children and families served. The state board shall adopt performance benchmarks for the family support programs and shall revise the Iowa family support credential to incorporate the performance benchmarks on or before January 1, 2014. c. The state board shall identify minimum competency standards for the employees and supervisors of family support programs funded through the early childhood Iowa initiative. The state board shall submit recommendations concerning the standards to the governor and general assembly on or before January 1, 2014. d. The state board shall adopt criminal and child abuse record check requirements for the employees and supervisors of family support programs funded through the early childhood Iowa initiative. e. The state board shall develop a plan to implement a coordinated intake and referral process for publicly funded family support programs in order to engage the families expecting a child or with newborn and infant children through
House File 604, p. 20 age five in all communities in the state by July 1, 2015. Sec. 14. Section 261.113, subsection 5, paragraph a, Code 2013, is amended to read as follows: a. The amount of loan repayment an eligible student who enters into an agreement pursuant to subsection 3 shall receive upon fulfilling the requirements of subsection 3 if in compliance with obligations under the agreement shall be not more than exceed fifty thousand dollars annually for an eligible loan. Payments under this section are limited to may be made for each year of eligible practice during a four-year consecutive five-year period and shall not exceed a total of two hundred thousand dollars. Sec. 15. Section 261.113, subsection 9, Code 2013, is amended by adding the following new paragraph: NEW PARAGRAPH . d. If a loan repayment recipient fails to fulfill the obligation to engage in practice in accordance with subsection 3, the recipient shall be subject to repayment to the commission of the loan amount plus interest as specified by rule. A loan repayment recipient who fails to meet the requirements of the obligation to engage in practice in accordance with subsection 3 may also be subject to repayment of moneys advanced by the service commitment area as provided in any agreement with the service commitment area. Sec. 16. NEW SECTION . 261.114 Rural Iowa advanced registered nurse practitioner and physician assistant loan repayment program —— fund —— appropriations. 1. Program established. A rural Iowa advanced registered nurse practitioner and physician assistant loan repayment program is established to be administered by the college student aid commission for purposes of providing loan repayments for advanced registered nurse practitioner students and physician assistant students who agree to practice as advanced registered nurse practitioners or physician assistants in service commitment areas for five years and meet the requirements of this section. 2. Eligibility. An individual is eligible to apply to enter into a program agreement with the commission if the individual is enrolled full-time in and receives a recommendation from an eligible university in a curriculum leading to a doctorate of nursing practice degree or a masters of physician assistant studies degree. 3. Program agreements. A program agreement shall be entered into by an eligible student and the commission when
House File 604, p. 21 the eligible student begins the curriculum leading to a doctorate of nursing practice degree or a masters of physician assistant studies degree. Under the agreement, to receive loan repayments pursuant to subsection 5, an eligible student shall agree to and shall fulfill all of the following requirements: a. Receive a doctorate of nursing practice degree or a masters of physician assistant studies degree from an eligible university and obtain a license to practice as an advanced registered nurse practitioner pursuant to chapter 152 or physician assistant pursuant to chapter 148C. b. Within nine months of receiving a degree and obtaining a license in accordance with paragraph “a” , engage in the full-time practice as an advanced registered nurse practitioner or physician assistant for a period of sixty consecutive months in the service commitment area specified under subsection 6, unless the loan repayment recipient receives a waiver from the commission to complete the months of practice required under the agreement in another service commitment area pursuant to subsection 6. 4. Priority to Iowa residents. The commission shall give priority to eligible students who are residents of Iowa upon enrolling in the eligible university. 5. Loan repayment amounts. a. The amount of loan repayment an eligible student who enters into an agreement pursuant to subsection 3 shall receive upon fulfilling the requirements of subsection 3 shall be not more than five thousand dollars annually for an eligible loan. Payments under this section are limited to a four-year period and shall not exceed a total of twenty thousand dollars. b. The commission shall not enter into more than fifteen program agreements annually. 6. Selection of service commitment area. A loan repayment recipient shall notify the commission of the recipient’s service commitment area prior to beginning practice in the area in accordance with subsection 3. The commission may waive the requirement that the loan repayment recipient practice in the same service commitment area for all sixty months. 7. Rules for additional loan repayment. The commission shall adopt rules to provide, in addition to loan repayment provided to eligible students pursuant to this section and subject to the availability of surplus funds, loan repayment to an advanced registered nurse practitioner or physician assistant who, as provided in subsection 3, received a degree
House File 604, p. 22 from an eligible university, obtained a license to practice in this state, and is engaged in full-time practice as an advanced registered nurse practitioner or physician assistant in a service commitment area. 8. Part-time practice —— agreement amended. A person who entered into an agreement pursuant to subsection 3 may apply to the commission to amend the agreement to allow the person to engage in less than the full-time practice specified in the agreement and under subsection 3. If the commission determines exceptional circumstances exist, the commission and the person may consent to amend the agreement under which the person shall engage in less than full-time practice as an advanced registered nurse practitioner or physician assistant in a service commitment area for an extended period of part-time practice determined by the commission to be proportional to the amount of full-time practice remaining under the original agreement. 9. Postponement and satisfaction of service obligation. a. The obligation to engage in practice in accordance with subsection 3 shall be postponed for the following purposes: (1) Active duty status in the armed forces, the armed forces military reserve, or the national guard. (2) Service in volunteers in service to America. (3) Service in the federal peace corps. (4) A period of service commitment to the United States public health service commissioned corps. (5) A period of religious missionary work conducted by an organization exempt from federal income taxation pursuant to section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. (6) Any period of temporary medical incapacity during which the person obligated is unable, due to a medical condition, to engage in full-time practice as required under subsection 3. b. Except for a postponement under paragraph “a” , subparagraph (6), an obligation to engage in practice under an agreement entered into pursuant to subsection 3, shall not be postponed for more than two years from the time the full-time practice was to have commenced under the agreement. c. An obligation to engage in full-time practice under an agreement entered into pursuant to subsection 3 shall be considered satisfied when any of the following conditions are met: (1) The terms of the agreement are completed. (2) The person who entered into the agreement dies.
House File 604, p. 23 (3) The person who entered into the agreement, due to a permanent disability, is unable to practice as an advanced registered nurse practitioner or physician assistant. d. If a loan repayment recipient fails to fulfill the obligation to engage in practice in accordance with subsection 3, the recipient shall be subject to repayment to the commission of the loan amount plus interest as specified by rule. A loan repayment recipient who fails to meet the requirements of the obligation to engage in practice in accordance with subsection 3 may also be subject to repayment of moneys advanced by the service commitment area as provided in any agreement with the service commitment area. 10. Trust fund established. A rural Iowa advanced registered nurse practitioner and physician assistant trust fund is created in the state treasury as a separate fund under the control of the commission. The commission shall remit all repayments made pursuant to this section to the rural Iowa advanced registered nurse practitioner and physician assistant trust fund. All moneys deposited or paid into the trust fund are appropriated and made available to the commission to be used for meeting the requirements of this section. Moneys in the fund up to the total amount that an eligible student may receive for an eligible loan in accordance with this section and upon fulfilling the requirements of subsection 3 shall be considered encumbered for the duration of the agreement entered into pursuant to subsection 3. Notwithstanding section 8.33, any balance in the fund on June 30 of each fiscal year shall not revert to the general fund of the state, but shall be available for purposes of this section in subsequent fiscal years. 11. Definitions. For purposes of this section: a. “Eligible loan” means the loan repayment recipient’s total federally guaranteed Stafford loan amount under the federal family education loan program or the federal direct loan program, including principal and interest. b. “Eligible university” means either the state university of Iowa college of medicine or Des Moines university —— osteopathic medical center. c. “Service commitment area” means a city in Iowa with a population of less than twenty-six thousand that is located more than twenty miles from a city with a population of fifty thousand or more and which provides a two thousand dollar contribution for deposit in the rural Iowa advanced registered nurse practitioner and physician assistant trust fund for each
House File 604, p. 24 advanced registered nurse practitioner or physician assistant in the community who is participating in the rural Iowa advanced registered nurse practitioner and physician assistant loan repayment program. Sec. 17. Section 262.9, subsection 19, Code 2013, is amended by adding the following new paragraph: NEW PARAGRAPH . c. Prohibit the designation of a portion of the tuition moneys collected from resident undergraduate students by institutions of higher education governed by the board for use for student aid purposes. However, such institutions may designate that a portion of the tuition moneys collected from nonresident students be used for such purposes. Sec. 18. Section 262.9, subsection 22, Code 2013, is amended to read as follows: 22. Assist a nonprofit organization located in Sioux City in the creation of a tristate graduate northwest Iowa regents resource center , comparable to the quad cities graduate southwest Iowa regents resource center , located in the quad cities in Iowa Council Bluffs . The purpose of the Sioux City graduate regents resource center shall be to create graduate postsecondary education opportunities for students living in northwest Iowa. Sec. 19. Section 273.3, Code 2013, is amended by adding the following new subsection: NEW SUBSECTION . 24. Be authorized to sell software and support services, professional development programs and materials, online professional development, and online training to entities other than school districts within the state and to school districts and other public agencies located outside of the state. The board may also sell to school districts within this state software and support services, professional development programs and materials, online professional development, and online training which the area education agency is not otherwise required to provide to a school district under this chapter or chapter 256B or 257. Sec. 20. Section 284.13, subsection 1, paragraphs a, b, c, and d, Code 2013, are amended to read as follows: a. For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2012 2013 , and ending June 30, 2013 2014 , to the department of education, the amount of five eight hundred eighty-five forty-six thousand two hundred fifty dollars for the issuance of national board certification awards in accordance with section 256.44 . Of the amount allocated under this paragraph, not less than
House File 604, p. 25 eighty-five thousand dollars shall be used to administer the ambassador to education position in accordance with section 256.45 . b. For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2012 2013 , and ending June 30, 2013 2014 , an amount up to two three million four five hundred sixty-three thirty-seven thousand five eight hundred ninety seventy-five dollars for first-year and second-year beginning teachers, to the department of education for distribution to school districts and area education agencies for purposes of the beginning teacher mentoring and induction programs. A school district or area education agency shall receive one thousand three hundred dollars per beginning teacher participating in the program. If the funds appropriated for the program are insufficient to pay mentors, school districts, and area education agencies as provided in this paragraph, the department shall prorate the amount distributed to school districts and area education agencies based upon the amount appropriated. Moneys received by a school district or area education agency pursuant to this paragraph shall be expended to provide each mentor with an award of five hundred dollars per semester, at a minimum, for participation in the school district’s or area education agency’s beginning teacher mentoring and induction program; to implement the plan; and to pay any applicable costs of the employer’s share of contributions to federal social security and the Iowa public employees’ retirement system or a pension and annuity retirement system established under chapter 294 , for such amounts paid by the district or area education agency. c. For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2012 2013 , and ending June 30, 2013 2014 , up to six seven hundred eighty-six thousand eight hundred sixteen dollars to the department for purposes of implementing the professional development program requirements of section 284.6 , assistance in developing model evidence for teacher quality committees established pursuant to section 284.4, subsection 1 , paragraph “c” , and the evaluator training program in section 284.10 . A portion of the funds allocated to the department for purposes of this paragraph may be used by the department for administrative purposes and for not more than four full-time equivalent positions. d. For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2012 2013 , and ending June 30, 2013 2014 , an amount up to one million one hundred thirty-six thousand four hundred ten dollars to the department for the establishment of teacher development
House File 604, p. 26 academies in accordance with section 284.6, subsection 10 . A portion of the funds allocated to the department for purposes of this paragraph may be used for administrative purposes. DIVISION II FY 2014-2015 APPROPRIATIONS DEPARTMENT FOR THE BLIND Sec. 21. ADMINISTRATION. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the department for the blind for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014, and ending June 30, 2015, the following amount, 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: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,020,908 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 88.00 2. For costs associated with universal access to audio information for blind and print handicapped Iowans: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 25,000 COLLEGE STUDENT AID COMMISSION Sec. 22. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the college student aid commission for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014, and ending June 30, 2015, the following amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: 1. GENERAL ADMINISTRATION For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 116,472 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 3.95 2. STUDENT AID PROGRAMS For payments to students for the Iowa grant program established in section 261.93: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 395,588 3. HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL RECRUITMENT PROGRAM For the loan repayment program for health care professionals established pursuant to section 261.19: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 200,487 4. NATIONAL GUARD EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM For purposes of providing national guard educational assistance under the program established in section 261.86: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,550,116
House File 604, p. 27 5. TEACHER SHORTAGE LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM For the teacher shortage loan forgiveness program established in section 261.112: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 196,226 6. ALL IOWA OPPORTUNITY FOSTER CARE GRANT PROGRAM For purposes of the all Iowa opportunity foster care grant program established pursuant to section 261.6: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 277,029 7. ALL IOWA OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM a. For purposes of the all Iowa opportunity scholarship program established pursuant to section 261.87: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,120,427 b. If the moneys appropriated by the general assembly to the college student aid commission for fiscal year 2014-2015 for purposes of the all Iowa opportunity scholarship program exceed $250,000, “eligible institution” as defined in section 261.87, shall, during fiscal year 2014-2015, include accredited private institutions as defined in section 261.9, subsection 1. 8. REGISTERED NURSE AND NURSE EDUCATOR LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM For purposes of the registered nurse and nurse educator loan forgiveness program established pursuant to section 261.23: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 40,426 9. BARBER AND COSMETOLOGY ARTS AND SCIENCES TUITION GRANT PROGRAM For purposes of the barber and cosmetology arts and sciences tuition grant program established pursuant to section 261.18: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 18,469 10. RURAL IOWA PRIMARY CARE LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM For purposes of the rural Iowa primary care loan repayment program established pursuant to section 261.113: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 800,000 11. RURAL IOWA ADVANCED REGISTERED NURSE PRACTITIONER AND PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM For purposes of the rural Iowa advanced registered nurse practitioner and physician assistant loan repayment program established pursuant to section 261.114, if enacted: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 200,000 Sec. 23. IOWA TUITION AND VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL GRANT APPROPRIATIONS FOR FY 2014-2015. Notwithstanding the standing appropriations in the following designated sections for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014, and ending June 30, 2015, the amounts appropriated from the general fund of the state to
House File 604, p. 28 the college student aid commission pursuant to these sections for the following designated purposes shall not exceed the following amounts: 1. For Iowa tuition grants under section 261.25, subsection 1: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 23,256,724 2. For tuition grants for students attending for-profit accredited private institutions located in Iowa under section 261.25, subsection 2: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,250,000 3. For vocational-technical tuition grants under section 261.25, subsection 3: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,125,092 Sec. 24. CHIROPRACTIC LOAN FUNDS. Notwithstanding section 261.72, the moneys deposited in the chiropractic loan revolving fund created pursuant to section 261.72 may be used for purposes of the chiropractic loan forgiveness program established in section 261.73. Sec. 25. WORK-STUDY APPROPRIATION FOR FY 2014-2015. Notwithstanding section 261.85, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014, and ending June 30, 2015, the amount appropriated from the general fund of the state to the college student aid commission for the work-study program under section 261.85 shall be zero. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Sec. 26. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the department of education for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014, and ending June 30, 2015, the following amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: 1. GENERAL ADMINISTRATION For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 3,044,406 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 81.67 2. VOCATIONAL EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 299,099 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 11.50 3. VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SERVICES DIVISION
House File 604, p. 29 a. For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,556,584 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 255.00 For purposes of optimizing the job placement of individuals with disabilities, the division shall make its best efforts to work with community rehabilitation program providers for job placement and retention services for individuals with significant disabilities and most significant disabilities. By January 15, 2015, the division shall submit a written report to the general assembly on the division’s outreach efforts with community rehabilitation program providers. b. For matching funds for programs to enable persons with severe physical or mental disabilities to function more independently, including salaries and support, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent position: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 19,564 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 1.00 c. For the entrepreneurs with disabilities program established pursuant to section 259.4, subsection 9: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 72,768 d. For costs associated with centers for independent living: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 20,147 4. STATE LIBRARY a. For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,357,532 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 29.00 b. For the enrich Iowa program established under section 256.57: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,262,114 5. PUBLIC BROADCASTING DIVISION For salaries, support, maintenance, capital expenditures, miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 3,721,548 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 82.00 6. VOCATIONAL EDUCATION TO SECONDARY SCHOOLS For reimbursement for vocational education expenditures made by secondary schools:
House File 604, p. 30 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,315,067 Moneys appropriated in this subsection shall be used to reimburse school districts for vocational education expenditures made by secondary schools to meet the standards set in sections 256.11, 258.4, and 260C.14. 7. SCHOOL FOOD SERVICE For use as state matching funds for federal programs that shall be disbursed according to federal regulations, including salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,088,399 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 20.58 8. EARLY CHILDHOOD IOWA FUND —— GENERAL AID For deposit in the school ready children grants account of the early childhood Iowa fund created in section 256I.11: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,693,056 a. From the moneys deposited in the school ready children grants account for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014, and ending June 30, 2015, not more than $132,975 is allocated for the early childhood Iowa office and other technical assistance activities. The early childhood Iowa state board shall direct staff to work with the early childhood stakeholders alliance created in section 256I.12 to inventory technical assistance needs. Moneys allocated under this lettered paragraph may be used by the early childhood Iowa state board for the purpose of skills development and support for ongoing training of staff. However, except as otherwise provided in this subsection, moneys shall not be used for additional staff or for the reimbursement of staff. b. As a condition of receiving moneys appropriated in this subsection, each early childhood Iowa area board shall report to the early childhood Iowa state board progress on each of the local indicators approved by the area board. Each early childhood Iowa area board must also submit an annual budget for the area’s comprehensive school ready children grant developed for providing services for children from birth through five years of age, and provide other information specified by the early childhood Iowa state board, including budget amendments as needed. The early childhood Iowa state board shall establish a submission deadline for the annual budget and any budget amendments that allow a reasonable period of time for preparation by the early childhood Iowa area boards and for review and approval or request for modification of
House File 604, p. 31 the materials by the early childhood Iowa state board. In addition, each early childhood Iowa area board must continue to comply with reporting provisions and other requirements adopted by the early childhood Iowa state board in implementing section 256I.9. c. Of the amount appropriated in this subsection for deposit in the school ready children grants account of the early childhood Iowa fund, $1,159,009 shall be used for efforts to improve the quality of early care, health, and education programs. Moneys allocated pursuant to this paragraph may be used for additional staff and for the reimbursement of staff. The early childhood Iowa state board may reserve a portion of the allocation, not to exceed $44,325, for the technical assistance expenses of the early childhood Iowa state office, including the reimbursement of staff, and shall distribute the remainder to early childhood Iowa areas for local quality improvement efforts through a methodology identified by the early childhood Iowa state board to make the most productive use of the funding, which may include use of the distribution formula, grants, or other means. d. Of the amount appropriated in this subsection for deposit in the school ready children grants account of the early childhood Iowa fund, $412,515 shall be used for support of professional development and training activities for persons working in early care, health, and education by the early childhood Iowa state board in collaboration with the professional development component group of the early childhood Iowa stakeholders alliance maintained pursuant to section 256I.12, subsection 7, paragraph “b”, and the early childhood Iowa area boards. Expenditures shall be limited to professional development and training activities agreed upon by the parties participating in the collaboration. 9. EARLY CHILDHOOD IOWA FUND —— PRESCHOOL TUITION ASSISTANCE a. For deposit in the school ready children grants account of the early childhood Iowa fund created in section 256I.11: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,714,438 b. The amount appropriated in this subsection shall be used for early care, health, and education programs to assist low-income parents with tuition for preschool and other supportive services for children ages three, four, and five who are not attending kindergarten in order to increase the basic family income eligibility requirement to not more than
House File 604, p. 32 200 percent of the federal poverty level. In addition, if sufficient funding is available after addressing the needs of those who meet the basic income eligibility requirement, an early childhood Iowa area board may provide for eligibility for those with a family income in excess of the basic income eligibility requirement through use of a sliding scale or other copayment provisions. 10. EARLY CHILDHOOD IOWA FUND —— FAMILY SUPPORT AND PARENT EDUCATION a. For deposit in the school ready children grants account of the early childhood Iowa fund created in section 256I.11: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 6,182,217 b. The amount appropriated in this subsection shall be used for family support services and parent education programs targeted to families expecting a child or with newborn and infant children through age five and shall be distributed using the distribution formula approved by the early childhood Iowa state board and shall be used by an early childhood Iowa area board only for family support services and parent education programs targeted to families expecting a child or with newborn and infant children through age five. 11. BIRTH TO AGE THREE SERVICES For expansion of the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004, Pub. L. No. 108-446, as amended to January 1, 2013, birth through age three services due to increased numbers of children qualifying for those services: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 860,700 From the moneys appropriated in this subsection, $191,885 shall be allocated to the child health specialty clinic at the state university of Iowa to provide additional support for infants and toddlers who are born prematurely, drug-exposed, or medically fragile. 12. EARLY HEAD START PROJECTS For early head start projects: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 200,000 The moneys appropriated in this subsection shall be used for implementation and expansion of early head start pilot projects addressing the comprehensive cognitive, social, emotional, and developmental needs of children from birth to age three, including prenatal support for qualified families. The projects shall promote healthy prenatal outcomes and healthy family functioning, and strengthen the development of infants
House File 604, p. 33 and toddlers in low-income families. Priority shall be given to those organizations that have previously qualified for and received state funding to administer an early head start project. 13. TEXTBOOKS OF NONPUBLIC SCHOOL PUPILS To provide moneys for costs of providing textbooks to each resident pupil who attends a nonpublic school as authorized by section 301.1: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 300,107 Funding under this subsection is limited to $20 per pupil and shall not exceed the comparable services offered to resident public school pupils. 14. CORE CURRICULUM AND CAREER INFORMATION AND DECISION-MAKING SYSTEM For purposes of implementing the statewide core curriculum for school districts and accredited nonpublic schools and a state-designated career information and decision-making system: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 500,000 15. STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT AND TEACHER QUALITY PROGRAM For purposes of the student achievement and teacher quality program established pursuant to chapter 284, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 3,153,675 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 2.00 16. JOBS FOR AMERICA’S GRADUATES For school districts to provide direct services to the most at-risk senior high school students enrolled in school districts through direct intervention by a jobs for America’s graduates specialist: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 335,000 17. EDUCATION REFORM For implementation of the education reform provisions pursuant to 2013 Iowa Acts, House File 215, if enacted: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 3,420,000 18. SUCCESSFUL PROGRESSION FOR EARLY READERS For school districts to provide intensive instructional services, curricula, initiatives, programs, and supports in accordance with section 279.68, subsection 2: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 4,000,000 19. IOWA READING RESEARCH CENTER For the Iowa reading research center established pursuant to section 256.9, subsection 53, paragraph “c”: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 665,500
House File 604, p. 34 20. COMPETENCY-BASED EDUCATION For implementation of certain recommendations of the competency-based education task force established pursuant to 2012 Iowa Acts, chapter 1119, section 2: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 212,500 a. From the moneys appropriated in this subsection, not less than $50,000 shall be used to provide grants under a competency-based education grant program. Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys received by the department pursuant to this lettered paragraph 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 lettered paragraph for the following fiscal year. b. From the moneys appropriated in this subsection, not less than $50,000 shall be used for writing model competencies, not less than $12,500 shall be used for plans and templates, not less than $50,000 shall be used to develop the assessment validation rubric and model assessments, and not less than $50,000 shall be used to design professional development in accordance with the recommendations of the competency-based education task force. 21. MIDWESTERN HIGHER EDUCATION COMPACT For distribution to the midwestern higher education compact to pay Iowa’s member state annual obligation: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 50,000 Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated for distribution to the midwestern higher education compact pursuant to 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 purpose designated until the close of the succeeding fiscal year. 22. COMMUNITY COLLEGES a. For general state financial aid to merged areas as defined in section 260C.2 in accordance with chapters 258 and 260C: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 96,637,323 The funds appropriated in this subsection shall be allocated pursuant to the formula established in section 260C.18C. b. For distribution to community colleges to supplement faculty salaries: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 250,000 STATE BOARD OF REGENTS Sec. 27. There is appropriated from the general fund of
House File 604, p. 35 the state to the state board of regents for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014, and ending June 30, 2015, the following amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: 1. OFFICE OF STATE BOARD OF REGENTS a. For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 532,502 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 15.00 The state board of regents shall submit a monthly financial report in a format agreed upon by the state board of regents office and the legislative services agency. The report submitted in December 2014 shall include the five-year graduation rates for the regents universities. b. For moneys to be allocated to the southwest Iowa regents resource center in Council Bluffs: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 91,367 c. For moneys to be allocated to the northwest Iowa regents resource center in Sioux City under section 262.9, subsection 22: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 33,301 d. For moneys to be allocated to the quad-cities graduate studies center: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 17,257 The board may transfer moneys appropriated under paragraph “b”, “c”, or “d”, of this subsection to any of the other centers specified in paragraph “b”, “c”, or “d”, if the board notifies, in writing, the general assembly and the legislative services agency of the amount, the date, and the purpose of the transfer. e. For moneys to be distributed to Iowa public radio for public radio operations: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 195,784 2. STATE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA a. General university, including lakeside laboratory For salaries, support, maintenance, equipment, financial aid, miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $111,020,675 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 5,058.55 b. Oakdale campus For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes,
House File 604, p. 36 and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,093,279 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 38.25 c. State hygienic laboratory For salaries, support, maintenance, miscellaneous purposes, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,201,307 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 102.50 d. Family practice program For allocation by the dean of the college of medicine, with approval of the advisory board, to qualified participants to carry out the provisions of chapter 148D for the family practice program, including salaries and support, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 894,132 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 190.40 e. Child health care services For specialized child health care services, including childhood cancer diagnostic and treatment network programs, rural comprehensive care for hemophilia patients, and the Iowa high-risk infant follow-up program, including salaries and support, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 329,728 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 57.97 f. Statewide cancer registry For the statewide cancer registry, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 74,526 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 2.10 g. Substance abuse consortium For moneys to be allocated to the Iowa consortium for substance abuse research and evaluation, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent position: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 27,765 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 1.00 h. Center for biocatalysis For the center for biocatalysis, and for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 361,863 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .