Cedar Rapids Gazette, April 23, 1974, Page 9

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April 23, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - April 23, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa The Cedar Rapids Gazette; Tiies., April 23, 1974 Senate Group Adds Million to Regents' Budgets "rSHK rtVC Ion -anfnnrl tticntinU An nm nnn _c it. t. By Frank Nye DBS MOINES Two sure signs that the legislature is nearing adjournment are (I) appointment of a house sifting committee and (2) committee approval of appropriation bills for board of regent institu- tions. House Speaker Andrew Var- ley (R-Stuart) appointed the sifting committee last week. Monday, the senate appropria- ations committee approved two bills adding a total of to the 1973-75 budg- ets of the regents institutions. One bill contains mil- lion for capital improvements at the five institutions. The other contains million, including mil- lion to raise salaries of regent academic and nonaca- demic employes and to pay in part for disability insurance. The salary increase aver- ages about 7.5 percent for academic personnel and 6.5 for non-academic personnel, plus a 3.5 increase for non-; academic personnel under the merit system. Also included in the bills are reductions totaling from the 1974-75 appropri- ations to the University of Iowa, Iowa State and the Uni- versity of Northern Iowa by the 1973 legislature. These must be made up, the senate commit- tee agreed, through an in- crease of a year in tuition charged nonresident graduate and undergraduate students beginning this September. There will be no increase in tuition of resident tuition this year, for either graduate or undergraduate students, the committee decided, in view of the regents' recent statement that such an increase is in prospect for the 1975-76 school year. Yearly Costs The annual increase if voted by the legislature and instituted by the regents will send tuition to a year at Iowa for undergrad- uates, at Iowa State and at Northern Iowa. Graduates will have to pay a year at Iowa, at Iowa State and at Northern Iowa. Present rates for resident students are a year at Iowa, and at both Iowa State and Northern Iowa. A breakdown of the opera- tional appropriation bill vot- ed by the senate shows that Iowa would receive Iowa State North- ern Iowa Iowa Braille and Sight-Saving School at Vinton and Iowa School for the Deaf at Coun- cil Bluffs A further breakdown shows that of the Iowa fig- ure would go to the general university, including for academic personnel, for nonacademic per- ty insurance; would sonnel and for disabili- go_to University hospitals, in- cluding for academic personnel, for nonaca- demic personnel, for disability insurance and for additional food costs; for the psycho- pathic hospital, including for academic person- nel, for nonacademic personnel, for disability insurance and for addi- tional food costs. Also, would go to the bacteriological laboratory, in- cluding for academic personnel, for nonaca- demic personnel and for disability insurance; to the hospital school, for academic personnel, for nonacademic personnel, for disability insurance and for additional food costs; for the Oakdale state sanatorium, including for academic personT nel, for nonacademic personnel, for disability insurance and for addi- tional food costs.- ISU Breakdown The for Iowa State would be distributed as fol- lows: to the general university including for academic personnel, for nonacademic personnel, for disabili- ty insurance and for support, maintenance, equip- ment and miscellaneous pur- poses; to the agricultural ex- periment station, in- cluding for academic personnel, for nonaca- demic personnel and for disability insurance; to the extension service in- cluding for academic personnel, for nonaca- demic personnel and for disability insurance. Northern Iowa's would be distributed as fol- lows: to academic personnel to nonacademic per- sonnel to disability insurance and to addi- tional staffing of library addi- tion Academic personnel would receive of the Braille school's with going to nonacademic person- nel and to disability in- surance. Af thf> Inwa Dpaf SClinnl increase me appropriation to -ru UIL lUUd IJLdl SLiiUUl, the state treasurer dy slv.wo ior salary Of the WOUld Appropriations. go to academic personnel, to nonacademic per- sonnel, to additional food costs, to opera- tional purposes, to in- crease health insurance costs, for additional staff at the girls' dormitory addition and for new equip- ment. Supplement In addition, the regents of- fice in Des Moines would re- ceive to 'be allocated, with the approval of Stale Comptroller Marvin Sel- den, to provide equity within the merit pay and merit clas- Other Bills DES MOINES (AP) r- Bills in the Iowa legislature Monday: by SF1351, To esiaolisn a Division on cononsm, 38-6. '10 nouse. rtr-ftso. i o Biiow county boards u supervisors 10 appoint two memners ot a ciiy planning a..u zoning commission i ine city zones tevona its municipal limits (imit the number of city resi dems pn county zoning uoaros. -3a-3 i house ior action on amendmem. srjU, To iransier administration of in iuaiciai retiremem sysiem 10 inetourr mimsirator. -11-1. 'IQ governor. iQ pern in Loarcts 0 supervisors 10 aooiish tne oifice 01 publi defender by voice vote. 47-0. To house. 10 require inree juages 10 siai appoimmems oj jury commissioners 4741 To governor. 10 allow the director of revenue to aboie taxes wnen iney were wrcngiuuy assessed. 45-0. To aovernor. 10 set tne salary for the diree tor of the state arts council at 44 u. To governor. SFllH, To require curb ramos for the Physicoiiv nanoicappeu on new pubi slreets. 47-1. To governor. introduceu in Senate SF1381, To increase the appropriation to situation plans during the im- plementation period. The regents would get an- other million to supple- ment existing appropriations for nonacademic personnel, including for adminis- trative and professional peo- ple and for the gener- al staffs at the regents institu- tions. Included in the bill is million to replace lost federal funds and million for any unusual and extraordinary increases in the cost of utilities in 1974-75. The capital im- provement bill includes: for a coal-fired boiler and appurtances at Iowa. for construction of a design center at Iowa State. million for a new meats laboratory at Iowa State. to Northern Iowa for movable equipment in the industrial arts and techno- logy building. for water supply equipment at the Braille school. for capital im- provcment items at the Speech and Art complex at Northern Iowa. .The bills are expected to be taken up in the senate this week. Move Launched For Adjournment By House Friday DES MOINES (AP) A move for final adjournment of the 1974 legislature at 5 p.m. Friday was launched in the Iowa house Tuesday by Rep. Harold Fischer He accused the leaders of the house and senate of "playing games" which have had the result of prolonging the session. "I think we have the votes to adjourn the house and just leave the senate sitting there, unless they'll come to their senses very Fischer declared. The whole session has been marred by a behind the scenes struggle over session priorities. One faction has been pushing Gov. Hobert Ray's 44-point pro- gram. The house and senate leader- ships have had their own priori- ty lists. Each has been waiting until the other house passes cer- tain priority bills before taking up bills the other house wants. Brothers Rescued From Gedar River WATERLOO (AP) young Waterloo brothers, wh set out to "shoot" two Ceda river dams here in an eight-foi Toledo Man, 74, Pleads Guilty to Bootleg Coun 74-year-old Tol do man, Jessie Little, has bee placed on probation for on year after pleading guilty to charge of bootlegging. Little, appearing in Tarn county district court befor Judge Louis W. Schultz, admi ed securing alcoholic beve ages with the intent of reselling However, his attorney advise Judge Schultz that Little's wii is blind and the couple lives o social security benefits. Coupled with a reeommen dation for leniency by Tarn County Attorney Jared Baud Judge Schultz sentenced Lift] o ten days in jail, then parole lim to Sheriff Milo Quigley. Advised that a condition irobation is that he refrai rom bootlegging, Little told th court. "It isn't worth it." SPRING IS THE RIGHT TIME FOR CENTRAL AIR CONDITIONING You can save on Lennox Central Air Conditioning by acting now, during the off season.It's more convenient for our men to install it now and it's much easier on your budget! Call now for your Free Estimate! Sz? X Hurry! savings Now... and comfort the whole year 'round. Open Won. andThufs.'til9 1062ndAvc.SW Open All Day Saturday Phone 363-0283 rubber raft, failed, and had to be rescued by firemen after their craft capsized. Kent Peters, 19, and his brother, Scott, 18, said Monday they launched their four-pas- senger-sized raft about three blocks upstream from the main dam in downtown Waterloo. The drop 'over the dam is only about two feet because of water held back by construction work on a new bridge just below the dam. Officials said the youths hung on to the overturned raft as it drifted in a swirling curve to- ward the west bank of the river where firemen tossed them a rope and pulled the brothers ashore. The temperature was a chilly 47 degrees when the brothers were dumped into the river. House Votes Lighting Of Iowa State Capitol DES MOINES (UPI) lights illuminating the dome of the state capital would remain on from sunset to dawn under a resolution adopted by the Towa house Monday. Rep. Frank Crabb (R-Deni- who offered the resolution, said the unlighted dome is a "potential night, time hazard to aircraft flying the area." Stale General Services Direc- tor Stanley McCausIand ordered the floodlights turned off to con- serve energy during the height of the energy crisis last winter. A few of the lights have been turned back 'on but the dome still is not fully lighted. Crabb said the federal gov- ernment would order the lights turned back on and added that the dome should be illuminated. 5H3B2, To increase the per diem for tne citv finance committee from S3o to Vtu. Appropriations. SF1383, To create a fund within the state treasury tor saving and loan fees Appropriations. iF1384, To increase the appropriation for the service compensation fund by million. Appropriations. SF1385, To grant the Adams county fai Us state ribbon funds altnouqn the faii was late in suDmittina Us certificate. Ap- propriations. Passed by House To appropriateSI.8 million from the ftsh and game prolectton fund to en- able the conservation commission _to To appropriate to complete conversion of tne state police radio from low band to high band and tor tnree highway patrol district offices. 77-3. To senate for action on amendment. Increase the anpropriation to I of Physical therapy examiners by SI ,250. 76-0. To aovernor. SF1366, To provide lhat liquor seized bv law enforcement officers may be turned over fo the Iowa beer and liquor control department for sale in state stores. 75-5. o governor. 5F1367, To Increase the appropriation to the natural resources council for develop- ment of water management plans by 80-0. To governor. To the purposes for which tne mill schoolhouse levy may be used with voter approval. 85-0 To senate for action on amendment. SF1QS7, To Increase from S4 to S8 the per diem of township trustees. 78-4. To "overnor. SF1344, To appropriate addi- tional to the employment security com- mission for administrative costs of 1PERS and hire an investment management firm lo handle Ihe IPERS fund. 74-13. To gov- Introduced in House HF1497, To classify manure spreaders as implements of husbandry whether they are sr" fy manur ments of husbandry elf-propelled or not. Hu Failed in House sak. 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