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SF 2117 - Amends Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2018 - Iowa Key Vote

Rich Taylor voted Nay (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Amends Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2018

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (28-21) - (Key vote)
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Title: Amends Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2018

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that amends appropriations from the state's general fund for fiscal year 2018.

Highlights:

 

  • Specifies that appropriations, transfers of funds, and other changes in this bill are for the period beginning when this bill is enacted and ending on June 30, 2018 (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that the following departments and agencies are subject to reductions in expenditures from the state’s general fund in the following amounts (Sec. 1):

    • Board of Regents: $10,933,070;

    • Department of Human Services (DHS): $4,316,042;

    • Department of Corrections: $3,405,688;

    • Community Colleges: $500,000;

    • Judicial Branch: $1,611,815; and

    • Department of Education: $1,611,815.

  • Requires a $10 million reduction in funding for the Iowa Skilled Worker and Job Creation Fund, the amount of which will be transferred to the state’s general fund (Sec. 3).

  • Appropriates $13 million from the Iowa Economic Emergency Fund (Sec. 11).

  • Requires government-owned hospitals in Iowa that meet specified criteria to fund the non-federal share for both the Disproportionate Share Hospital Program and the Graduate Medical Education Program, effective March 1, 2018 (Sec. 5).

  • Reduces appropriations for expenses of the general assembly and legislative agencies by $687,318 (Sec. 4).

  • Specifies that the appropriation from the Iowa Economic Emergency Fund applies retroactively to September 28, 2017 (Sec. 12).

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (59-41) - (Key vote)
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Title: Amends Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2018

Vote Result
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass with amendment a bill that amends appropriations from the state's general fund for fiscal year 2018.

Highlights:

 

  • Specifies that appropriations, transfers of funds, and other changes in this bill are for the period beginning when this bill is enacted and ending on June 30, 2018 (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that the following departments and agencies are subject to reductions in expenditures from the state’s general fund in the following amounts (Sec. 1):

    • Board of Regents: $10,933,070;

    • Department of Human Services (DHS): $4,316,042;

    • Department of Corrections: $3,405,688;

    • Community Colleges: $500,000;

    • Judicial Branch: $1,611,815; and

    • Department of Education: $1,611,815.

  • Requires a $10 million reduction in funding for the Iowa Skilled Worker and Job Creation Fund, the amount of which will be transferred to the state’s general fund (Sec. 3).

  • Appropriates $13 million from the Iowa Economic Emergency Fund (Sec. 11).

  • Requires government-owned hospitals in Iowa that meet specified criteria to fund the non-federal share for both the Disproportionate Share Hospital Program and the Graduate Medical Education Program, effective March 1, 2018 (Sec. 5).

  • Reduces appropriations for expenses of the general assembly and legislative agencies by $687,318 (Sec. 4).

  • Specifies that the appropriation from the Iowa Economic Emergency Fund applies retroactively to September 28, 2017 (Sec. 12).

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (29-21) - (Key vote)
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Title: Amends Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2018

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends appropriations from the state's general fund for the fiscal year 2018.

Highlights:

 

  • Specifies that appropriations, transfers of funds, and other changes in this bill are for the period beginning when this bill is enacted and ending on June 30, 2018 (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that the following departments and agencies are subject to reductions in expenditures from the state’s general fund in the following amounts (Sec. 1):

    • Board of Regents: $14,563,265;

    • Department of Human Services (DHS): $6,237,126;

    • Department of Corrections: $3,405,688;

    • Community Colleges: $1,813,797;

    • Judicial Branch: $1,611,815; and

    • Department of Education: $1,169,660.

  • Requires a $10 million reduction in funding for the High Quality Jobs Program, the amount of which will be transferred to the state’s general fund (Sec. 3).

  • Authorizes a supplemental appropriation of $451,871 to the Department of Administrative Services (DAS) for increased utility costs on the Capitol Complex and at the Ankeny Lab Facility (Sec. 11).

  • Requires government-owned hospitals in Iowa that meet specified criteria to fund the non-federal share for both the Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) Program and the Graduate Medical Education (GME) Program, effective March 1, 2018 (Sec. 8).

  • Requires DHS to request federal approval for a supplemental reimbursement for ground emergency medical transportation provided to Medicaid beneficiaries (Sec. 4).

  • Increases the Pharmaceutical Settlement Account (PSA) appropriation to DHS for medical contracts by $64,257 (Sec. 12).

  • Requires a $1 million reduction in funding for expenses of the general assembly and legislative agencies (Sec. 7).

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Amends Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2018

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