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SF 477 - Appropriation Bonds - Key Vote

Iowa Key Votes

Kim Reynolds voted Nay (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Yea) (Executive) - (Key vote)

Title: Appropriation Bonds

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (31-18) - (Key vote)

Title: Appropriation Bonds

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that establishes the Appropriation Bonds Capitals Fund, authorizes the Treasurer of State to issue appropriation bonds, and appropriates $105 million from these bonds for infrastructure projects.

Highlights:
-Authorizes the treasurer of state to issue and sell annual appropriation bonds to generate funds for infrastructure projects (Sec. 1). -Allows up to $105 million from the selling of appropriation bonds to fund alternative energy projects and the Vertical Infrastructure Restricted Capitals Fund (Sec. 1). -Allows appropriation bonds to be exempt from State taxes (Sec. 1). -Defines vertical infrastructure as land acquisition and construction, major renovation, and major repair of buildings, all appurtenant structures, utilities, and site development (Sec. 5). -Excludes routine, recurring maintenance, debt service, or operational expenses for the leasing of a building, appurtenant structure, or utility without a lease-purchase agreement from the Vertical infrastructure (Sec. 5). -Sets aside funds appropriated from bonds for energy projects to encourage the development of alternative energy production facilities and small hydro facilities (Sec. 6).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (52-44) - (Key vote)

Title: Appropriation Bonds

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes the Appropriation Bonds Capitals Fund, authorizes the Treasurer of State to issue appropriation bonds, and appropriates $105 million from these bonds for infrastructure projects.

Highlights:
-Authorizes the treasurer of state to issue and sell annual appropriation bonds to generate funds for infrastructure projects (Sec. 1). -Allows up to $105 million from the selling of appropriation bonds to fund alternative energy projects and the Vertical Infrastructure Restricted Capitals Fund. (Sec. 1) -Exempts appropriation bonds from State taxes (Sec. 1). -Defines vertical infrastructure as land acquisition and construction, major renovation, and major repair of buildings, all appurtenant structures, utilities, and site development (Sec. 5). -Excludes routine, recurring maintenance, debt service, or operational expenses for the leasing of a building, appurtenant structure, or utility without a lease-purchase agreement from the Vertical infrastructure (Sec. 5). -Sets aside funds appropriated from bonds for energy projects to encourage the development of alternative energy production facilities and small hydro facilities (Sec. 6).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Appropriation Bonds

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