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SF 430 - 2013-2014 Economic Development Budget - Key Vote

Iowa Key Votes

Jerry Kearns voted Nay (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Vetoed (Line Item Veto) (Executive) -

Title: 2013-2014 Economic Development Budget

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (89-8) -
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (27-18) -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Failed (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (52-46) - (Key vote)

Title: 2013-2014 Economic Development Budget

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that increases funding for public education.

Highlights:

-Appropriates $18 million to achieve the goals of the High Quality Jobs program (Sec. 3).

-Establishes a workforce development program account under the authority of the State Treasuries Office and appropriates a maximum of $6 million per year to the workforce development account (Secs. 6 & 24).

-Authorizes the workforce development program to provide assistance in the form of grants and loans to the following groups (Sec. 3):

o Community Economic Development entities that engage in efforts to recruit Iowa citizens or students into the local workforce;

o Companies established by women; and

o Groups conducting research in agriculture, advanced technology, or biotechnology.

-Appropriates $2.67 to the Department of Workforce Development to reopen satellite field offices in Ames, Atlantic, Denison, Newton, and Clinton (Sec. 15). 

-Appropriates $3.69 million to the Department of Cultural Affairs for the support and maintenance of historic sites (Sec. 1).

-Appropriates $106,560 for the purpose of employing additional investigators to investigate wage enforcement (Sec. 15).

-Appropriates funds in excess of the first $20,000 collected each fiscal year by the commissioner of the state treasury to the Department of Workforce Development (Sec. 28).

-Appropriates unencumbered funds or funds unobligated at the close of the fiscal year to remain available for expenditure for purposes designated in this bill in future fiscal years (Sec. 34)

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (26-24) - (Key vote)

Title: 2013-2014 Economic Development Budget

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that increases funding for public education.

Highlights:

-Establishes a “workforce development program” account under the authority of the State Treasuries office (Sec. 24). 

-Appropriates a maximum of $6 million to the workforce development fund for the purpose of program coordination and activities; including salaries, support, maintenance, legal and compliance, and miscellaneous purposes (Secs. 6 & 23). 

-Authorizes the workforce development program to provide assistance in the form of grants and loans to the following groups (Sec. 3):

o Community Economic Development entities that engage in efforts to recruit Iowa citizens or students into the local workforce;

o Companies established by women; and

o Groups conducting research in agriculture, advanced technology, or biotechnology. 

-Appropriates a maximum of $100,000 for advancements from a community college to a business to establish job training program (Sec. 30).

-Appropriates $3.69 million to the Department of Cultural Affairs for the support and maintenance of historic sites (Sec. 1).

-Appropriates $106,560 for the purpose of employing additional investigators to investigate wage enforcement (Sec. 15).

-Appropriates funds in excess of the first $20,000 collected each fiscal year by the commissioner of the state treasury to the Department of Workforce Development (Sec. 28).

-Appropriates unencumbered or unobligated funds at the close of the fiscal year to remain available for expenditure for purposes designated in this bill (Sec. 34).

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: 2013-2014 Economic Development Budget

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