HOUSE BILL NO. 802
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H0802......................................................by STATE AFFAIRS
PUC/TAX COMMISSION/INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION - Amends existing law to provide
for a salary increase of two percent for members of the Public Utilities
Commission, the State Tax Commission and the Industrial Commission
effective July 1, 2004.
03/02 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing
03/03 Rpt prt - to 2nd rdg
03/04 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
03/05 3rd rdg - PASSED - 47-21-2
AYES -- Barraclough, Black, Block, Boe, Bolz, Campbell, Cannon,
Cuddy, Deal, Denney, Douglas, Edmunson, Ellsworth, Eskridge,
Field(18), Gagner, Garrett, Henbest, Jaquet, Jones, Kellogg,
Langford, Langhorst, Martinez, Meyer, Miller, Mitchell, Moyle,
Naccarato, Pasley-Stuart, Raybould, Ridinger, Ring, Ringo, Roberts,
Robison, Rydalch, Sayler, Shepherd, Skippen, Smith(30), Smylie,
Snodgrass, Stevenson, Trail(Bennett), Wills, Mr. Speaker
NAYS -- Andersen, Barrett, Bauer, Bayer, Bedke, Bell, Bradford,
Clark, Collins, Crow, Eberle, Harwood, Kulczyk, Lake, McGeachin,
McKague, Nielsen, Sali, Schaefer, Smith(24), Wood
Absent and excused -- Field(23), Shirley
Floor Sponsor - Deal
Title apvd - to Senate
03/08 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to St Aff
03/15 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
03/16 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
03/19 3rd rdg - PASSED - 35-0-0
AYES -- Andreason, Bailey, Brandt, Bunderson, Burkett(Maxand),
Burtenshaw, Calabretta, Cameron, Compton, Darrington, Davis, Gannon,
Geddes, Goedde, Hill, Ingram, Kennedy, Keough, Little, Lodge,
Malepeai, Marley, McKenzie, McWilliams, Noble, Noh, Pearce,
Richardson, Schroeder, Sorensen, Stegner, Stennett, Sweet, Werk,
NAYS -- None
Absent and excused -- None
Floor Sponsor - Stegner
Title apvd - to House
03/20 To enrol - Rpt enrol - Sp signed - Pres signed
03/22 To Governor
03/23 Governor signed
Session Law Chapter 281
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]]
Fifty-seventh Legislature Second Regular Session - 2004
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
HOUSE BILL NO. 802
BY STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO SALARIES OF MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION, THE STATE
3 TAX COMMISSION AND THE INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION; AMENDING SECTION 61-215,
4 IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE FOR AN INCREASE IN SALARY OF MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC
5 UTILITIES COMMISSION; AMENDING SECTION 63-102, IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE FOR
6 AN INCREASE IN SALARY FOR MEMBERS OF THE TAX COMMISSION; AND AMENDING SEC-
7 TION 72-503, IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE FOR AN INCREASE IN SALARY FOR MEMBERS
8 OF THE INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION.
9 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
10 SECTION 1. That Section 61-215, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
11 amended to read as follows:
12 61-215. SALARIES OF PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSIONERS. Each member of the
13 public utilities commission shall devote full time to the performance of
14 his/her duties. Commencing on July 1, 200 04, the annual salary of members of
15 the public utilities commission shall be seventy-seven eighty-two thousand six
16 seven hundred twenty-five forty dollars ($ 77,62582,740) , which amount shall
17 be increased on July 1, 2001, by four and one-half percent (4 1/2%), and shall
18 be paid from sources set by the legislature.
19 SECTION 2. That Section 63-102, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
20 amended to read as follows:
21 63-102. ORGANIZATION -- CHAIRMAN -- COMPENSATION -- QUORUM -- HEARINGS.
22 (1) A member of the state tax commission shall be appointed by the governor,
23 to serve at his pleasure, as chairman. Each member of the state tax commission
24 shall devote full time to the performance of duties. Commencing on July 1,
25 200 14, the annual salary for members of the state tax commission shall be sev-
26 enty-one thousand three seven hundred two eight dollars ($ 70,30271,708).
27 (2) A majority of the state tax commission shall constitute a quorum for
28 the transaction of business. The state tax commission may delegate to any mem-
29 ber of the commission or to its employees, the power to make investigations
30 and hold hearings at any place it may deem proper, and such other matters as
31 will facilitate the operations of the commission.
32 (3) The chairman of the state tax commission shall delegate to each com-
33 missioner the responsibility for policy management and oversight of one (1) or
34 more of the taxes collected and/or activities supervised or administered by
35 the commission. The state tax commission shall perform the duties imposed upon
36 it by law and shall adopt all rules by majority decision.
37 In any case in which the state tax commission sits as an appellate body
38 upon an appeal from a tax decision from one (1) of the various administrative
39 units subject to its supervision, the state tax commissioner charged with
40 responsibility for policy management and oversight of the tax in controversy
41 shall not vote upon the appeal but may advise the remaining members of the
1 commission on the technical aspects of the problems before them.
2 (4) The chairman shall be the chief executive officer and administrative
3 head of the state tax commission and shall be responsible for, or may assign
4 responsibility for, all personnel, budgetary and/or fiscal matters of the
5 state tax commission.
6 SECTION 3. That Section 72-503, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
7 amended to read as follows:
8 72-503. SALARY. Commencing July 1, 200 04, the annual salary of each mem-
9 ber of the industrial commission shall be seventy-five eighty thousand five
10 hundred fiftythirty-five dollars ($ 75,55580,535) , which amount shall be
11 increased on July 1, 2001, by four and one-half percent (4 1/2%). Industrial
12 commissioner salaries shall be paid from sources set by the legislature. Each
13 member of the industrial commission shall devote full time to the performance
14 of his duties.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
This legislation provides for the increase in the annual salary
of each Public Utilities Commissioner, Industrial Commissioner
and State Tax Commissioner by 2% effective July 1, 2004.
None for the Public Utilities Commissioners and the Industrial
Commissioners which are paid from dedicated funds. The State Tax
Commissioners are paid from the general fund and their salaries
shall increase from $70,302.00 to $71,708.00.
Name: Rep. Bill Deal
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE H 802