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SENATE BILL NO. 1061 – Approp/Appellate Public Defnd/add’l


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S1061............................................................by FINANCE
APPROPRIATIONS - Appropriating an additional $100,000 to the Office of the
State Appellate Public Defender for fiscal year 1999.

01/28    Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing
01/29    Rpt prt - to Fin
01/29    Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
02/01    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
02/04    3rd rdg - PASSED - 33-0-2
      AYES--Andreason, Boatright, Branch, Bunderson, Burtenshaw, Cameron,
      Crow, Danielson, Darrington, Davis, Deide, Dunklin, Frasure, Geddes,
      Hawkins, Ingram, Keough, King, Lee, McLaughlin, Noh, Parry,
      Richardson, Riggs, Risch, Sandy, Schroeder, Sorensen, Stegner,
      Stennett, Thorne, Wheeler, Whitworth
      Absent and excused--Ipsen, Twiggs
    Floor Sponsor - Boatright
    Title apvd - to House
02/05    House intro - 1st rdg - to 2nd rdg
02/08    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
02/10    3rd rdg - PASSED - 68-0-2
      AYES -- Alltus, Barraclough, Barrett, Bell, Bieter, Black, Boe,
      Bruneel, Callister, Campbell, Chase, Clark, Crow, Cuddy, Deal,
      Denney, Ellsworth, Field(13), Field(20), Gagner, Geddes, Gould,
      Hadley, Hammond, Hansen(23), Hansen(29), Henbest, Hornbeck, Jaquet,
      Jones, Judd, Kellogg, Kempton, Kendell, Kunz, Lake, Limbaugh,
      Linford, Loertscher, Mader, Marley, McKague, Meyer, Montgomery,
      Mortensen, Moyle, Pischner, Pomeroy, Reynolds, Ridinger, Ringo,
      Robison, Sali, Schaefer, Sellman, Smith, Stevenson, Stoicheff, Stone,
      Tilman, Tippets, Trail, Watson, Wheeler, Williams, Wood, Zimmermann,
      Mr Speaker
      NAYS -- None
      Absent and excused -- Kjellander, Taylor
    Floor Sponsor - Bell
    Title apvd - to Senate
02/11    To enrol
02/12    Rpt enrol - Pres signed
02/15    Sp signed
02/16    To Governor
02/19    Governor signed
         Session Law Chapter 24
         Effective: 02/19/99

Bill Text


 ||||              LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO             ||||
Fifty-fifth Legislature                 First Regular Session - 1999

                                      IN THE SENATE

                                   SENATE BILL NO. 1061

                                   BY FINANCE COMMITTEE

 1                                        AN ACT

 4    Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:

 5        SECTION  1.  In  addition  to the appropriation made in Section 1, Chapter
 6    402, Laws of 1998, there is hereby appropriated to the  Office  of  the  State
 7    Appellate Public Defender the following amount to be expended according to the
 8    designated standard classification from the listed fund for the period July 1,
 9    1998, through June 30, 1999:
10    FOR:
11    Operating Expenditures                                                $100,000
12    FROM:
13    General Fund                                                          $100,000

14        SECTION  2.  An  emergency  existing  therefor,  which emergency is hereby
15    declared to exist, this act shall be in full force and effect on and after its
16    passage and approval.

Statement of Purpose / Fiscal Impact

                                         STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

                                                SB 1061

This is a FY 1999 supplemental appropriation for the Office of the State Appellate Public
Defender.  The Office of the State Appellate Public Defender was created during the 1998
legislative session and was first appropriated General Funds in FY 1999.

                                              FISCAL NOTE

                                       FTP        General      Ded/Other         Federal          Total
 FY 1999 Original Approp             11.00        830,400              0               0        830,400

 Capital Litigation Experts           0.00        100,000              0               0        100,000
 FY 1999 Total Approp                11.00        930,400              0               0        930,400
 %Change from Original Approp.          .0%          12.0%            .0%            .0%          12.0%

The State Appellate Public Defender anticipates at least three capital litigation cases before
June 30,1999.  In order to defend these cases the agency will need to hire litigation experts that
include: forensic experts, mental health experts, mitigation experts and investigators.  Included
in this $100,000 supplemental appropriation is the funding to pay for these services plus the
expected additional costs of travel and miscellaneous expenses of the experts.  This funding is

Cathy Holland-Smith
Legislative Services Office
Budget & Policy Analysis
Telephone:  334-4731