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SENATE BILL NO. 1541 – Approp, Public Utilities Comm


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S1541............................................................by FINANCE
the Public Utilities Commission for fiscal year 2001; and limits the number
of full-time equivalent positions to 49.
03/02    Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing
03/03    Rpt prt - to Fin
03/03    Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
03/06    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
03/10    3rd rdg - PASSED - 33-0-2
      AYES--Andreason, Boatright, Bunderson, Cameron, Danielson,
      Darrington, Davis, Deide, Dunklin, Frasure, Geddes, Hawkins, Ingram,
      Ipsen, Keough, King-Barrutia, Lee, McLaughlin, Noh, Parry,
      Richardson, Riggs, Risch, Sandy, Schroeder, Sorensen, Stegner,
      Stennett, Thorne, Walton/Branch, Wheeler, Whitworth, Williams
      Absent and excused--Burtenshaw, Crow
    Floor Sponsor - McLaughlin
    Title apvd - to House
03/13    House intro - 1st rdg - to 2nd rdg
03/14    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
03/15    3rd rdg - PASSED - 64-1-5
      AYES -- Alltus, Barraclough, Barrett, Bell, Bieter, Black, Boe,
      Bruneel, Callister, Campbell, Chase, Cheirrett, Clark, Cuddy, Deal,
      Denney, Ellsworth, Field(13), Field(20), Gagner, Gould, Hadley,
      Hammond, Hansen(23), Hansen(29), Henbest, Hornbeck, Jaquet, Jones,
      Judd, Kellogg, Kempton, Kendell, Kunz, Lake, Linford, Loertscher,
      Mader, Marley, McKague, Meyer, Montgomery, Mortensen, Moss, Moyle,
      Pischner, Pomeroy, Ridinger, Ringo, Robison, Sali, Schaefer, Sellman,
      Shepherd, Smylie, Stevenson, Stoicheff, Stone, Taylor, Tilman,
      Wheeler, Wood, Zimmermann, Mr Speaker
      NAYS -- Smith
      Absent and excused -- Crow, Geddes, Pearce, Reynolds, Trail
    Floor Sponsor - Pischner
    Title apvd - to Senate
03/16    To enrol
03/17    Rpt enrol - Pres signed
03/20    Sp signed
03/21    To Governor
03/22    Governor signed
         Session Law Chapter 44
         Effective: 07/01/00

Bill Text

  ||||              LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO             ||||
 Fifty-fifth Legislature                  Second Regular Session - 2000
                                       IN THE SENATE
                                    SENATE BILL NO. 1541
                                    BY FINANCE COMMITTEE
  1                                        AN ACT
  4    Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
  5        SECTION  1.  There  is hereby appropriated to the Public Utilities Commis-
  6    sion the following amount, to be expended according to the designated  expense
  7    classes  from  the  listed  fund for the period July 1, 2000, through June 30,
  8    2001:
  9    FOR:
 10    Personnel Costs                                                     $2,859,300
 11    Operating Expenditures                                               1,312,900
 12    Capital Outlay                                                          48,800
 13      TOTAL                                                             $4,221,000
 14    FROM:
 15    Public Utilities Commission Fund                                    $4,221,000
 16        SECTION 2.  In accordance with Section 67-3519,  Idaho  Code,  the  Public
 17    Utilities  Commission  is  authorized  no  more than forty-nine (49) full-time
 18    equivalent positions at any point during the period July 1, 2000, through June
 19    30, 2001, for the programs specified in Section 1 of this act, unless specifi-
 20    cally authorized by the Governor. The Joint  Finance-Appropriations  Committee
 21    will be notified promptly of any increased positions so authorized.

Statement of Purpose / Fiscal Impact

Statement of Purpose

This is the fiscal year 2001 Appropriation for the Public Utilities Commission in the amount of $4,221,000. The source of funding is the Public Utilities Commission Fund which consists of fees collected from the regulated utilities and railroad corporations.



Fiscal Note
FTP  Gen  Ded  Fed  Total 

FY 2000 Original Appropriation 50.00  282,100  3,841,400  4,123,500 
Base Adjustments 0.00  (282,100)  232,800  (49,300) 
Other Base Adjustments (1.00)  (47,800)  (47,800) 

FY 2001 Base 49.00  4,026,400  4,026,400 
Personnel Cost Rollups 0.00  35,700  35,700 
Inflationary Adjustments 0.00 
Replacement Items 0.00  48,800  48,800 
Non-Standard Adjustments 0.00  18,000  18,000 
Change in Employee Compensation 0.00  92,100  92,100 

FY 2001 Program Maintenance 49.00  4,221,000  4,221,000 

Public Utilities Commission          
 1. Program Consolidation 0.00 

FY 2001 Total 49.00  4,221,000  4,221,000 
Chg from FY 2000 Orig Approp (1.00)  (282,100)  379,600  97,500 
% Chg from FY 2000 Orig Approp. (2.0%)  (100.0%)  9.9%  2.4% 

In previous years, the Public Utilities Commission had three budgeted programs. This appropriation consolidates the Administration, Utilities and Regulated Carriers programs into one budgeted program.


Contact: Ray Houston 334-4741

Legislative Services Office, Budget & Policy Analysis

Statement of Purpose/Fiscal Note Bill No. S1541