130th Ohio General Assembly
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H. B. No. 553  As Introduced
As Introduced

129th General Assembly
Regular Session
2011-2012
H. B. No. 553


Representatives Phillips, Driehaus 

Cosponsors: Representatives Antonio, Boyd, Budish, Carney, Cera, Clyde, Fedor, Foley, Garland, Goyal, Hagan, R., Heard, Letson, Lundy, Murray, Okey, Pillich, Reece, Slesnick, Williams 



A BILL
To enact section 126.65 of the Revised Code and to amend Section 229.10 of Am. Sub. H.B. 153 of the 129th General Assembly to create the Kids and Communities First Grant Program and to make an appropriation.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF OHIO:
Section 1.  That section 126.65 of the Revised Code be enacted to read as follows:
Sec. 126.65.  (A) The kids and communities first grant program is hereby created to provide grants to school districts and political subdivisions for job creation, maintenance, and retention programs, for other purposes related to increasing employment in their respective jurisdictions, and for purposes of alleviating the need for new local tax levies.
(B) In administering the grant program, the director of budget and management shall adopt rules in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code establishing procedures and forms by which applicants may apply for a grant, a competitive process for awarding grants, procedures for distributing grants to recipients, and procedures for monitoring the use of grants by recipients. These rules shall be adopted not later than thirty days after the effective date of this section.
(C) No grant shall be awarded under this section without the prior approval of the controlling board.
(D) There is hereby created in the state treasury the kids and communities first fund. The fund shall consist of money transferred to it. Investment earnings of the fund shall be credited to the fund. Money in the fund shall be used to make grants under this section.
Section 2.  That Section 229.10 of Am. Sub. H.B. 153 of the 129th General Assembly be amended to read as follows:
Sec. 229.10. OBM OFFICE OF BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT
General Revenue Fund
GRF 042321 Budget Development and Implementation $ 2,362,025 $ 2,378,166
GRF 042409 Commission Closures $ 50,000 $ 50,000
GRF 042416 Office of Health Transformation $ 306,285 $ 0
GRF 042423 Liquor Enterprise Transaction $ 500,000 $ 0
TOTAL GRF General Revenue Fund $ 3,218,310 $ 2,428,166

General Services Fund Group
1050 042603 State Accounting and Budgeting $ 21,917,230 $ 22,006,331
5N40 042602 OAKS Project Implementation $ 1,358,000 $ 1,309,500
5Z80 042608 Office of Health Transformation Administration $ 57,752 $ 0
TOTAL GSF General Services Fund Group $ 23,332,982 $ 23,315,831

Federal Special Revenue Fund Group
3CM0 042606 Office of Health Transformation - Federal $ 384,037 $ 145,500
TOTAL FED Federal Special Revenue Fund Group $ 384,037 $ 145,500

State Special Revenue Fund Group
5LW0 042609 Kids and Communities First Grants $ 0 $ 120,000,000
TOTAL SSR State Special Revenue Fund Group $ 0 $ 120,000,000

Agency Fund Group
5EH0 042604 Forgery Recovery $ 50,000 $ 50,000
TOTAL AGY Agency Fund Group $ 50,000 $ 50,000
TOTAL ALL BUDGET FUND GROUPS $ 26,985,329 $ 25,939,497 145,939,497

COMMISSION CLOSURES
The foregoing appropriation item 042409, Commission Closures, may be used to pay obligations associated with the closure of the Commission on Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management, the School Employees Health Care Board, the Legal Rights Service, and the Workers' Compensation Council. Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, this appropriation item may also be used to pay final payroll expenses occurring after the closure of the Commission on Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management, the School Employees Health Care Board, the Legal Rights Service, and the Workers' Compensation Council in the event that appropriations or cash in the closing agency are insufficient to do so.
The Director of Budget and Management may request Controlling Board approval for funds to be transferred to appropriation item 042409, Commission Closures, from appropriation item 911614, CB Emergency Purposes, for anticipated expenses associated with agency closures.
LIQUOR ENTERPRISE TRANSACTION
The foregoing appropriation item 042423, Liquor Enterprise Transaction, shall be used by the Director of Budget and Management, without need for any other approval, to retain or contract for the services of commercial appraisers, underwriters, investment bankers, and financial advisers, as are necessary in the Director's judgment to commence negotiation of the transfer agreement referred to in sections 4313.01 and 4313.02 of the Revised Code, as enacted by this act Am. Sub. H.B. 153 of the 129th General Assembly. Any amounts expended from appropriation item 042423 shall be reimbursed from the proceeds of the enterprise acquisition project transaction authorized in those sections.
The Director of Budget and Management, in consultation with the Director of Commerce, may negotiate an initial agreement with JobsOhio, which shall be executed by the Directors of Budget and Management and Commerce upon its completion.
AUDIT COSTS AND DUES
All centralized audit costs associated with either Single Audit Schedules or financial statements prepared in conformance with generally accepted accounting principles for the state shall be paid from the foregoing appropriation item 042603, State Accounting and Budgeting.
Costs associated with the audit of the Auditor of State and national association dues shall be paid from the foregoing appropriation item 042321, Budget Development and Implementation.
SHARED SERVICES CENTER
The Director of Budget and Management shall use the OAKS Project Implementation Fund (Fund 5N40) and the Accounting and Budgeting Fund (Fund 1050) to support a Shared Services Center within the Office of Budget and Management for the purpose of consolidating statewide business functions and common transactional processes.
The Director of Budget and Management shall include the recovery of costs to operate the Shared Services Center in the accounting and budgeting services payroll rate and through a direct charge using intrastate transfer vouchers to agencies for services rendered. The Director of Budget and Management shall determine the cost recovery methodology. Such cost recovery revenues shall be deposited to the credit of Fund 1050.
INTERNAL CONTROL AND AUDIT OVERSIGHT
The Director of Budget and Management shall include the recovery of costs to operate the Internal Control and Audit Oversight Program in the accounting and budgeting services payroll rate and through a direct charge using intrastate transfer vouchers to agencies reviewed by the program. The Director of Budget and Management, with advice from the Internal Audit Advisory Council, shall determine the cost recovery methodology. Such cost recovery revenues shall be deposited to the credit of the Accounting and Budgeting Fund (Fund 1050).
KIDS AND COMMUNITIES FIRST GRANTS
The foregoing appropriation item 042609, Kids and Communities First Grants, shall be used to disburse grant funds pursuant to the Kids and Communities First Grant Program created in section 126.65 of the Revised Code, as enacted by this act.
On July 1, 2012, or as soon as possible thereafter, the Director of Budget and Management shall transfer $120,000,000 cash from the Budget Stabilization Fund to the Kids and Communities First Fund (Fund 5LW0), created in section 126.65 of the Revised Code, as enacted by this act.
Notwithstanding divisions (B) and (C) of section 131.44 of the Revised Code, the Director of Budget and Management shall determine the surplus General Revenue Fund revenue that exists on June 30, 2012, in excess of the amount required under division (A)(3) of section 131.44 of the Revised Code, and transfer from the General Revenue Fund the amount so determined to Fund 5LW0. The transferred cash is hereby appropriated in appropriation item 042609, Kids and Communities First Grants.
FORGERY RECOVERY
The foregoing appropriation item 042604, Forgery Recovery, shall be used to reissue warrants that have been certified as forgeries by the rightful recipient as determined by the Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation and the Treasurer of State. Upon receipt of funds to cover the reissuance of the warrant, the Director of Budget and Management shall reissue a state warrant of the same amount.
GRF TRANSFER TO THE OAKS PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION FUND
On July 1 of each fiscal year, or as soon as possible thereafter, the Director of Budget and Management shall transfer an amount not to exceed $1,100,000 in cash from the General Revenue Fund to the OAKS Project Implementation Fund (Fund 5N40).
Section 3. That existing Section 229.10 of Am. Sub. H.B. 153 of the 129th General Assembly is hereby repealed.
Section 4. Sections 2 and 3 of this act are not subject to the referendum under Ohio Constitution, Article II, Section 1d and section 1.471 of the Revised Code, and therefore those sections take effect immediately when this act becomes law.
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