Bill Text: IA SF509 | 2011-2012 | 84th General Assembly | Introduced

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Bill Title: A bill for an act relating to and making appropriations involving state government entities involved with agriculture, natural resources, and environmental protection, and including effective date and retroactive and other applicability provisions. (Formerly SSB 1192.) Various effective dates; see sections 21, 26, 45, and 60 of bill.

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Status: (Passed) 2011-12-31 - END OF 2011 ACTIONS [SF509 Detail]

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Senate File 509 - Introduced SENATE FILE 509 BY COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS (SUCCESSOR TO SSB 1192) A BILL FOR An Act relating to and making appropriations involving state 1 government entities involved with agriculture, natural 2 resources, and environmental protection, and including 3 effective date provisions. 4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 5 TLSB 1001SV (2) 84 da/jp
S.F. 509 DIVISION I 1 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND LAND STEWARDSHIP 2 GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS 3 Section 1. GENERAL FUND —— DEPARTMENT. 4 1. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state 5 to the department of agriculture and land stewardship for the 6 fiscal year beginning July 1, 2011, and ending June 30, 2012, 7 the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be 8 used for the purposes designated: 9 For purposes of supporting the department, including its 10 divisions, for administration, regulation, and programs; for 11 salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes; and 12 for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: 13 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 16,872,308 14 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 345.00 15 2. The department shall submit a report each quarter of the 16 fiscal year to the legislative services agency, the department 17 of management, the members of the joint appropriations 18 subcommittee on agriculture and natural resources, and the 19 chairpersons and ranking members of the senate and house 20 committees on appropriations. The report shall describe in 21 detail the expenditure of moneys appropriated in this section 22 to support the department’s administration, regulation, and 23 programs. 24 3. Of the amount appropriated in this section, $238,000 is 25 transferred to Iowa state university of science and technology, 26 to be used for the university’s midwest grape and wine industry 27 institute. 28 DESIGNATED APPROPRIATIONS —— ANIMAL HUSBANDRY 29 Sec. 2. UNCLAIMED PARI-MUTUEL WAGERING WINNINGS —— 30 HORSE AND DOG RACING. There is appropriated from the moneys 31 available under section 99D.13 to the department of agriculture 32 and land stewardship for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 33 2011, and ending June 30, 2012, the following amount, or so 34 much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes 35 -1- LSB 1001SV (2) 84 da/jp 1/ 16
S.F. 509 designated: 1 For purposes of supporting the department’s administration 2 and enforcement of horse and dog racing law pursuant to section 3 99D.22, including for salaries, support, maintenance, and 4 miscellaneous purposes: 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 305,516 6 DESIGNATED APPROPRIATIONS —— MOTOR FUEL 7 Sec. 3. RENEWABLE FUEL INFRASTRUCTURE FUND —— MOTOR 8 FUEL INSPECTION. There is appropriated from the renewable 9 fuel infrastructure fund created in section 15G.205 to the 10 department of agriculture and land stewardship for the fiscal 11 year beginning July 1, 2011, and ending June 30, 2012, the 12 following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be 13 used for the purposes designated: 14 For purposes of the inspection of motor fuel, including 15 salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes: 16 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 500,000 17 The department shall establish and administer programs 18 for the auditing of motor fuel including biofuel processing 19 and production plants, for screening and testing motor fuel, 20 including renewable fuel, and for the inspection of motor fuel 21 sold by dealers including retail dealers who sell and dispense 22 motor fuel from motor fuel pumps. 23 DESIGNATED APPROPRIATIONS —— LOCAL FOOD AND FARM COORDINATOR 24 Sec. 4. APPROPRIATION —— DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND LAND 25 STEWARDSHIP —— LOCAL FOOD AND FARM PROGRAM COORDINATOR. 26 1. If 2011 Iowa Acts, Senate File 441, is enacted, there 27 is appropriated from the general fund of the state to the 28 department of agriculture and land stewardship for the fiscal 29 year beginning July 1, 2011, and ending June 30, 2012, the 30 following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be 31 used for the purposes designated: 32 For purposes of supporting a local food and farm program 33 coordinator as provided in 2011 Iowa Acts, Senate File 441, for 34 salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes, and 35 -2- LSB 1001SV (2) 84 da/jp 2/ 16
S.F. 509 for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 75,000 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 1.00 3 2. The department shall enter into a cost-sharing agreement 4 with a state board of regents institution to support the 5 coordinator. The coordinator shall be stationed at that state 6 board of regents institution as provided in 2011 Iowa Acts, 7 Senate File 441. 8 DESIGNATED APPROPRIATIONS —— AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION 9 Sec. 5. AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION. There is appropriated from 10 the general fund of the state to the department of agriculture 11 and land stewardship for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 12 2011, and ending June 30, 2012, the following amount, or so 13 much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes 14 designated: 15 For purposes of allocating moneys to an Iowa association 16 affiliated with a national organization which promotes 17 agricultural education providing for future farmers: 18 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 25,000 19 DIVISION II 20 DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES 21 GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS 22 Sec. 6. GENERAL FUND —— DEPARTMENT. 23 1. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state 24 to the department of natural resources for the fiscal year 25 beginning July 1, 2011, and ending June 30, 2012, the following 26 amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the 27 purposes designated: 28 For purposes of supporting the department, including its 29 divisions, for administration, regulation, and programs; for 30 salaries, support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes; and 31 for not more than the following full-time equivalent positions: 32 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 12,716,688 33 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 1,145.95 34 2. The department shall submit a report each quarter of the 35 -3- LSB 1001SV (2) 84 da/jp 3/ 16
S.F. 509 fiscal year to the legislative services agency, the department 1 of management, the members of the joint appropriations 2 subcommittee on agriculture and natural resources, and the 3 chairpersons and ranking members of the senate and house 4 committees on appropriations. The report shall describe in 5 detail the expenditure of moneys appropriated under this 6 section to support the department’s administration, regulation, 7 and programs. 8 Sec. 7. STATE FISH AND GAME PROTECTION FUND —— DIVISION OF 9 FISH AND WILDLIFE. 10 1. There is appropriated from the state fish and game 11 protection fund to the department of natural resources for the 12 fiscal year beginning July 1, 2011, and ending June 30, 2012, 13 the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be 14 used for the purposes designated: 15 For purposes of supporting the division of fish and 16 wildlife, including for administration, regulation, and 17 programs; and for salaries, support, maintenance, equipment, 18 and miscellaneous purposes: 19 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 38,793,154 20 2. Notwithstanding section 455A.10, the department may use 21 the unappropriated balance remaining in the state fish and game 22 protection fund to provide for the funding of health and life 23 insurance premium payments from unused sick leave balances of 24 conservation peace officers employed in a protection occupation 25 who retire, pursuant to section 97B.49B. 26 Sec. 8. GROUNDWATER PROTECTION FUND —— WATER QUALITY. There 27 is appropriated from the groundwater protection fund created 28 in section 455E.11 to the department of natural resources for 29 the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2011, and ending June 30, 30 2012, from those moneys which are not allocated pursuant to 31 that section, the following amount, or so much thereof as is 32 necessary, to be used for the purposes designated: 33 For purposes of supporting the department’s protection 34 of the state’s groundwater, including for administration, 35 -4- LSB 1001SV (2) 84 da/jp 4/ 16
S.F. 509 regulation, and programs, and for salaries, support, 1 maintenance, equipment, and miscellaneous purposes: 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 3,455,832 3 DESIGNATED APPROPRIATIONS —— MISCELLANEOUS 4 Sec. 9. SPECIAL SNOWMOBILE FUND —— SNOWMOBILE 5 PROGRAM. There is appropriated from the special snowmobile 6 fund created under section 321G.7 to the department of natural 7 resources for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2011, and 8 ending June 30, 2012, the following amount, or so much thereof 9 as is necessary, to be used for the purpose designated: 10 For purposes of administering and enforcing the state 11 snowmobile programs: 12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 100,000 13 Sec. 10. UNASSIGNED REVENUE FUND —— UNDERGROUND STORAGE 14 TANK SECTION EXPENSES. There is appropriated from the 15 unassigned revenue fund administered by the Iowa comprehensive 16 underground storage tank fund board to the department of 17 natural resources for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2011, 18 and ending June 30, 2012, the following amount, or so much 19 thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purpose designated: 20 For purposes of paying for administration expenses of the 21 department’s underground storage tank section: 22 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 200,000 23 Sec. 11. STORM WATER DISCHARGE PERMIT FEES —— SUPPORT FOR 24 SPECIAL PURPOSES. Notwithstanding any contrary provision of 25 state law, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2011, and 26 ending June 30, 2012, the department of natural resources may 27 use additional moneys available to the department collected 28 from storm water discharge permit fees as provided in sections 29 455B.103A and 455B.197 for the staffing of the following 30 additional full-time equivalent positions for the purposes 31 designated: 32 1. For purposes of reducing the department’s floodplain 33 permit backlog: 34 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 2.00 35 -5- LSB 1001SV (2) 84 da/jp 5/ 16
S.F. 509 2. For purposes of implementing the federal total maximum 1 daily load program: 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 2.00 3 DIVISION III 4 ELIMINATION OF POSITION AND EXPENDITURE OF MONEYS 5 Sec. 12. ELIMINATION OF CHIEF AND ASSISTANT CHIEF OF 6 THE LAW ENFORCEMENT BUREAU OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL 7 RESOURCES. Effective July 1, 2011, the position of assistant 8 chief of the law enforcement bureau of the department of 9 natural resources is eliminated. 10 Sec. 13. USE OF MONEYS SAVED FROM THE ELIMINATION OF 11 POSITION —— ADDITIONAL CONSERVATION OFFICER. For the fiscal 12 year beginning July 1, 2011, and ending June 30, 2012, the 13 department of natural resources shall use moneys saved by the 14 elimination of the position of assistant chief of the law 15 enforcement bureau of the department of natural resources 16 as provided in this division for purposes of supporting an 17 additional full-time equivalent position including salaries, 18 support, maintenance, and miscellaneous purposes. The 19 full-time equivalent position shall be a conservation officer 20 assigned to field duties. 21 DIVISION IV 22 IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY 23 Sec. 14. GENERAL FUND —— VETERINARY DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY. 24 1. There is appropriated from the general fund of the state 25 to Iowa state university of science and technology for the 26 fiscal year beginning July 1, 2011, and ending June 30, 2012, 27 the following amount, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be 28 used for the purposes designated: 29 For purposes of supporting the college of veterinary 30 medicine for the operation of the veterinary diagnostic 31 laboratory and for not more than the following full-time 32 equivalent positions: 33 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 3,237,636 34 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FTEs 44.00 35 -6- LSB 1001SV (2) 84 da/jp 6/ 16
S.F. 509 2. a. Iowa state university of science and technology 1 shall not reduce the amount that it allocates to support the 2 college of veterinary medicine from any other source due to the 3 appropriation made in this section. 4 b. Paragraph “a” does not apply to a reduction made to 5 support the college of veterinary medicine, if the same 6 percentage of reduction imposed on the college of veterinary 7 medicine is also imposed on all of Iowa state university’s 8 budget units. 9 3. If by June 30, 2012, Iowa state university of science and 10 technology fails to allocate the moneys appropriated in this 11 section to the college of veterinary medicine in accordance 12 with this section, the moneys appropriated in this section for 13 that fiscal year shall revert to the general fund of the state. 14 DIVISION V 15 ENVIRONMENT FIRST FUND —— GENERAL APPROPRIATIONS 16 Sec. 15. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND LAND 17 STEWARDSHIP. There is appropriated from the environment first 18 fund created in section 8.57A to the department of agriculture 19 and land stewardship for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 20 2011, and ending June 30, 2012, the following amounts, or so 21 much thereof as is necessary, to be used for the purposes 22 designated: 23 1. CONSERVATION RESERVE ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM (CREP) 24 a. For the conservation reserve enhancement program to 25 restore and construct wetlands for the purposes of intercepting 26 tile line runoff, reducing nutrient loss, improving water 27 quality, and enhancing agricultural production practices: 28 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,000,000 29 b. Not more than 10 percent of the moneys appropriated 30 in paragraph “a” may be used for costs of administration and 31 implementation of soil and water conservation practices. 32 c. Notwithstanding any other provision in law, the 33 department may provide state resources from this appropriation, 34 in combination with other appropriate environment first 35 -7- LSB 1001SV (2) 84 da/jp 7/ 16
S.F. 509 fund appropriations, for cost sharing to match United States 1 department of agriculture, natural resources conservation 2 service, wetlands reserve enhancement program (WREP) funding 3 available to Iowa. 4 2. WATERSHED PROTECTION 5 a. For continuation of a program that provides 6 multiobjective resource protections for flood control, water 7 quality, erosion control, and natural resource conservation: 8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 900,000 9 b. Not more than 10 percent of the moneys appropriated 10 in paragraph “a” may be used for costs of administration and 11 implementation of soil and water conservation practices. 12 3. FARM MANAGEMENT DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM 13 a. For continuation of a statewide voluntary farm 14 management demonstration program to demonstrate the 15 effectiveness and adaptability of emerging practices in 16 agronomy that protect water resources and provide other 17 environmental benefits: 18 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 725,000 19 b. Not more than 10 percent of the moneys appropriated 20 in paragraph “a” may be used for costs of administration and 21 implementation of soil and water conservation practices. 22 c. Of the amount appropriated in paragraph “a”, $400,000 23 shall be allocated to an organization representing soybean 24 growers to provide for an agriculture and environment 25 performance program in order to carry out the purposes of this 26 subsection as specified in paragraph “a”. 27 4. SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION —— ADMINISTRATION 28 For use by the department for costs of administration and 29 implementation of soil and water conservation practices: 30 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,000,000 31 5. CONSERVATION RESERVE PROGRAM (CRP) 32 a. To encourage and assist farmers in enrolling in and the 33 implementation of the federal conservation reserve program and 34 to work with them to enhance their revegetation efforts to 35 -8- LSB 1001SV (2) 84 da/jp 8/ 16
S.F. 509 improve water quality and habitat: 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 1,000,000 2 b. Not more than 10 percent of the moneys appropriated 3 in paragraph “a” may be used for costs of administration and 4 implementation of soil and water conservation practices. 5 6. LOESS HILLS DEVELOPMENT AND CONSERVATION FUND 6 a. For deposit in the loess hills development and 7 conservation fund created in section 161D.2: 8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 300,000 9 b. (1) Of the amount appropriated in paragraph “a”, 10 $200,000 shall be allocated to the fund’s hungry canyons 11 account. 12 (2) Not more than 10 percent of the moneys allocated to the 13 hungry canyons account as provided in subparagraph (1) may be 14 used for administrative costs. 15 c. (1) Of the amount appropriated in paragraph “a”, 16 $100,000 shall be allocated to the fund’s loess hills alliance 17 account. 18 (2) Not more than 10 percent of the moneys allocated to the 19 loess hills alliance account as provided in subparagraph (1) 20 may be used for administrative costs. 21 7. SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION 22 a. For use by the department in providing for soil and 23 water conservation administration, the conservation of soil and 24 water resources, or the support of soil and water conservation 25 district commissioners: 26 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 6,300,000 27 b. The department may deposit any amount of the moneys into 28 the Mississippi river basin healthy watersheds initiative fund 29 created in section 161G.2. 30 Sec. 16. DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES. There is 31 appropriated from the environment first fund created in section 32 8.57A to the department of natural resources for the fiscal 33 year beginning July 1, 2011, and ending June 30, 2012, the 34 following amounts, or so much thereof as is necessary, to be 35 -9- LSB 1001SV (2) 84 da/jp 9/ 16
S.F. 509 used for the purposes designated: 1 1. KEEPERS OF THE LAND 2 For statewide coordination of volunteer efforts under the 3 water quality and keepers of the land programs: 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 100,000 5 2. STATE PARKS MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS 6 For regular maintenance of state parks and staff time 7 associated with these activities: 8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 3,110,000 9 3. FORESTRY MANAGEMENT 10 To provide for forestry health management programs: 11 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 100,000 12 4. GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS) 13 To provide local watershed managers with geographic 14 information system data for their use in developing, 15 monitoring, and displaying results of their watershed work: 16 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 195,000 17 5. WATER QUALITY MONITORING 18 For continuing the establishment and operation of water 19 quality monitoring stations: 20 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 2,955,000 21 6. PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM ACCOUNT 22 For deposit in the public water supply system account of the 23 water quality protection fund created in section 455B.183A: 24 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 500,000 25 7. REGULATION OF ANIMAL FEEDING OPERATIONS 26 For the regulation of animal feeding operations, including 27 as provided for in chapters 459 and 459A: 28 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 520,000 29 8. AMBIENT AIR QUALITY 30 For the abatement, control, and prevention of ambient 31 air pollution in this state, including measures as necessary 32 to assure attainment and maintenance of ambient air quality 33 standards from particulate matter: 34 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 425,000 35 -10- LSB 1001SV (2) 84 da/jp 10/ 16
S.F. 509 9. WATER QUANTITY REGULATION 1 For regulating water quantity from surface and subsurface 2 sources by providing for the allocation and use of water 3 resources, the protection and management of water resources, 4 and the preclusion of conflicts among users of water resources, 5 including as provided in chapter 455B, division III, part 4: 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 495,000 7 Sec. 17. REVERSION. Notwithstanding section 8.33, 8 moneys appropriated for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 9 2011, in this division of this Act that remain unencumbered 10 or unobligated at the close of the fiscal year shall not 11 revert but shall remain available to be used for the purposes 12 designated until the close of the fiscal year beginning July 1, 13 2012, or until the project for which the appropriation was made 14 is completed, whichever is earlier. 15 DIVISION VI 16 RESOURCES ENHANCEMENT 17 AND PROTECTION (REAP) FUND 18 Sec. 18. ENVIRONMENT FIRST FUND. Notwithstanding the 19 amount of the standing appropriation from the general fund of 20 the state to the Iowa resources enhancement and protection 21 fund as provided in section 455A.18, there is appropriated 22 from the environment first fund created in section 8.57A to 23 the Iowa resources enhancement and protection fund, in lieu of 24 the appropriation made in section 455A.18, for the fiscal year 25 beginning July 1, 2011, and ending June 30, 2012, the following 26 amount, to be allocated as provided in section 455A.19: 27 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $ 12,375,000 28 DIVISION VII 29 RELATED MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS 30 Sec. 19. AGRICULTURAL DRAINAGE WELL CLOSURE —— REPORT. The 31 department of agriculture and land stewardship shall prepare 32 a report regarding agricultural drainage wells that have not 33 been closed as provided in chapter 460. The report shall 34 include an inventory of agricultural drainage wells that remain 35 -11- LSB 1001SV (2) 84 da/jp 11/ 16
S.F. 509 unclosed, a projected timeline for closing the agricultural 1 drainage wells, and an estimate of the costs for closing each 2 agricultural drainage well. The department shall submit the 3 report to the governor and fiscal services division of the 4 legislative services agency not later than November 15, 2011. 5 DIVISION VIII 6 RELATED STATUTORY CHANGES 7 Sec. 20. Section 455E.11, subsection 2, paragraph a, 8 subparagraph (1), subparagraph division (a), subparagraph 9 subdivision (ii), subparagraph part (B), Code 2011, is amended 10 to read as follows: 11 (B) Expend not more than fifty percent of the moneys 12 for a community partnership program designed to support 13 community beautification projects including the deconstruction, 14 renovation, or removal of derelict buildings. Eligible 15 communities are limited to cities of five thousand or fewer in 16 population. Eligible costs shall include but are not limited 17 to asbestos abatement and removal, the recovery and processing 18 of recyclable or reusable material from derelict buildings, and 19 reimbursement for purchased recycled content materials used 20 in the renovation of buildings. Special consideration may be 21 given to communities that hire the unemployed to deconstruct 22 structures, clean up the properties, and, if there is no 23 immediate buyer for the properties, turn the properties into 24 green spaces. Any business entity or individual engaged in the 25 removal or abatement of asbestos must have obtained a valid 26 license or permit as required in chapter 88B . 27 Sec. 21. Section 455E.11, subsection 2, paragraph a, 28 subparagraph (1), Code 2011, is amended by adding the following 29 new subparagraph division: 30 NEW SUBPARAGRAPH DIVISION . (0e) Not more than four 31 hundred thousand dollars to the department for purposes of 32 providing funding assistance to eligible communities to address 33 abandoned buildings by promoting waste abatement, diversion, 34 selective dismantlement of building components, and recycling. 35 -12- LSB 1001SV (2) 84 da/jp 12/ 16
S.F. 509 Eligible communities include a city with a population of five 1 thousand or fewer. Eligible costs for program assistance 2 include but are not limited to asbestos and other hazardous 3 material abatement and removal, the recovery processing 4 of recyclable or reusable material through the selective 5 dismantlement of abandoned buildings, and reimbursement for 6 purchased recycled content materials used in the renovation of 7 buildings. For projects that support community beautification, 8 the department may elect to administer funding to eligible 9 communities in collaboration with the organization awarded the 10 beautification grant in accordance with subparagraph division 11 (a), subparagraph subdivision (i). 12 Sec. 22. Section 455G.3, subsections 6 and 7, Code 2011, are 13 amended to read as follows: 14 6. a. For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2010, and each 15 fiscal year thereafter, there is appropriated from the Iowa 16 comprehensive petroleum underground storage tank fund to the 17 department of natural resources two hundred thousand dollars 18 for purposes of technical review support to be conducted by 19 nongovernmental entities for leaking underground storage tank 20 assessments. 21 b. Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated in this 22 subsection that remain unencumbered or unobligated at the close 23 of the fiscal year shall not revert but shall remain available 24 for expenditure for the purposes designated until the close of 25 the succeeding fiscal year. 26 7. a. For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2010, there is 27 appropriated from the Iowa comprehensive petroleum underground 28 storage tank fund to the department of natural resources one 29 hundred thousand dollars for purposes of database modifications 30 necessary to accept batched external data regarding underground 31 storage tank inspections conducted by nongovernmental entities. 32 b. Notwithstanding section 8.33, moneys appropriated in this 33 subsection that remain unencumbered or unobligated at the close 34 of the fiscal year shall not revert but shall remain available 35 -13- LSB 1001SV (2) 84 da/jp 13/ 16
S.F. 509 for expenditure for the purposes designated until the close of 1 the succeeding fiscal year. 2 Sec. 23. EFFECTIVE UPON ENACTMENT. This division of this 3 Act, being deemed of immediate importance, takes effect upon 4 enactment. 5 EXPLANATION 6 GENERAL. This bill relates to agriculture and natural 7 resources by making appropriations for the 2011-2012 fiscal 8 year to support related entities, including the department of 9 agriculture and land stewardship, the department of natural 10 resources, and Iowa state university. 11 The bill appropriates moneys to the department of 12 agriculture and land stewardship and the department of natural 13 resources. The appropriations are made to support those 14 departments for administration, regulation, and programs. The 15 bill requires the departments to submit quarterly reports to 16 the general assembly and department of management regarding the 17 expenditure of appropriated moneys. The bill also provides 18 moneys to support specific programs or projects administered by 19 those departments. The bill appropriates moneys from a number 20 of sources, including the general fund of the state, the state 21 fish and game protection fund, the groundwater protection fund, 22 and the environment first fund. The bill is organized into 23 divisions. 24 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND LAND STEWARDSHIP. For the 25 department of agriculture and land stewardship, moneys are 26 appropriated in order to support its divisions. 27 The bill appropriates moneys from the general fund of the 28 state to support designated programs, including horse and dog 29 racing, motor fuel inspection, and agricultural education. 30 The bill appropriates moneys to support a local food and farm 31 coordinator contingent upon the enactment of S.F. 441. 32 DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES. For the department of 33 natural resources, moneys are appropriated from the general 34 fund in order to support its divisions. 35 -14- LSB 1001SV (2) 84 da/jp 14/ 16
S.F. 509 The bill makes appropriations from other funds. The bill 1 appropriates moneys to the department of natural resources from 2 the state fish and game protection fund to support programs 3 related to fish and wildlife. The bill appropriates moneys 4 from the groundwater protection fund to support groundwater 5 quality. The bill appropriates moneys from the snowmobile fund 6 to the department for snowmobile programs. 7 The bill includes miscellaneous provisions. An 8 appropriation is made from the unassigned revenue fund 9 administered by the Iowa comprehensive underground storage 10 tank fund board to the department of natural resources for 11 administration and expenses of the underground storage tank 12 section. 13 The bill provides that the department of natural 14 resources may use additional funds for staffing to reduce the 15 department’s floodplain permit backlog and implementing the 16 federal maximum daily load program. 17 ELIMINATION OF POSITION AND EXPENDITURE OF MONEYS. The 18 bill eliminates the assistant chief of the law enforcement 19 bureau of the department of natural resources. It authorizes 20 the department of natural resources to use savings from the 21 elimination to support one additional conservation officer. 22 IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY. The bill appropriates moneys from 23 the general fund of the state for the operation of the Iowa 24 state university’s veterinary diagnostic laboratory. 25 IOWA RESOURCES ENHANCEMENT AND PROTECTION FUND. The 26 bill appropriates moneys from the environment first fund to 27 support a number of programs administered by the department 28 of agriculture and land stewardship and the department of 29 natural resources. The bill also appropriates moneys from the 30 environment first fund to the Iowa resources enhancement and 31 protection fund in lieu of the $20 million appropriated by Code 32 section 455A.18 from the general fund of the state. 33 RELATED MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS. The department of 34 agriculture and land stewardship must submit a report to 35 -15- LSB 1001SV (2) 84 da/jp 15/ 16
S.F. 509 the governor and general assembly inventorying agricultural 1 drainage wells that remain unclosed. 2 RELATED STATUTORY CHANGES. The bill amends a provision in 3 Code section 455E.11 allocating moneys from the solid waste 4 account of the groundwater protection fund, by supporting 5 community beautification projects and allocates moneys 6 for purposes of providing funding assistance to eligible 7 communities to address abandoned buildings. 8 The bill amends a provision in Code section 455G.3 9 establishing an Iowa comprehensive petroleum underground 10 storage tank fund and provides an annual standing limited 11 appropriation from the fund to the department of natural 12 resources to support technical reviews of leaking underground 13 storage tank assessments. The bill also addresses a one-time 14 appropriation for database modifications regarding inspections 15 conducted by nongovernmental entities. The bill provides that 16 the appropriated moneys do not revert. 17 The related statutory changes division takes effect upon 18 enactment. 19 -16- LSB 1001SV (2) 84 da/jp 16/ 16
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