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,
      Williams
      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
         Effective: 07/01/04

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  ]]]]              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, 20004, 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    20014, 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
                                                                        
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  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, 20004, 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 / Fiscal Impact



                       STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
                             RS 14228

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.  


                          FISCAL IMPACT

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.   

Contact
Name: Rep. Bill Deal          
Phone: 208/332-1000




STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE                   H 802