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H0789.....................................................by APPROPRIATIONS APPROPRIATIONS - MILLENNIUM FUND - Appropriates $2,305,000 from the Millennium Fund to the State Treasurer for specified purposes for fiscal year 2001; and provides legislative intent regarding the Catastrophic Health Care Cost Program and regarding the allocation of available funds. 03/28 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing 03/29 Rpt prt - to 2nd rdg 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg Rules susp - PASSED - 68-1-1 AYES -- Alltus, Barraclough, Barrett, Bell, Bieter, Black, Boe, Bruneel, Callister, Campbell, Chase, Cheirrett, 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, Linford, Loertscher, Mader, Marley, Meyer, Montgomery, Mortensen, Moss, Moyle, Pearce, Pischner, Pomeroy, Reynolds, Ridinger, Ringo, Robison, Sali, Schaefer, Sellman, Shepherd, Smith, Smylie, Stevenson, Stoicheff, Taylor, Tilman, Trail, Wheeler, Wood, Zimmermann, Mr Speaker NAYS -- McKague Absent and excused -- Stone Floor Sponsor - Geddes Title apvd - to Senate 03/30 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to Fin Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 04/04 3rd rdg - PASSED - 35-0-0 AYES -- Andreason, Boatright, Bunderson, Burtenshaw, Cameron, Crow, 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, Wheeler, Whitworth, Williams NAYS -- None Absent and excused -- None Floor Sponsor - Cameron Title apvd - to House 04/05 To enrol - rpt enrol - Sp signed - Pres signed 04/06 To Governor 04/14 Governor signed Session Law Chapter 403 Effective: 07/01/00
|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO |||| Fifty-fifth Legislature Second Regular Session - 2000 IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HOUSE BILL NO. 789 BY APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE 1 AN ACT 2 APPROPRIATING MONEYS FROM THE IDAHO MILLENNIUM INCOME FUND TO THE STATE TREA- 3 SURER FOR THE PURPOSES SPECIFIED FOR FISCAL YEAR 2001; APPROPRIATING 4 MONEYS TO VARIOUS PROGRAMS; PROVIDING LEGISLATIVE INTENT TO THE CATA- 5 STROPHIC HEALTH CARE COST PROGRAM BOARD REGARDING CERTAIN EXPENDITURES; 6 AND PROVIDING LEGISLATIVE INTENT REGARDING THE ALLOCATION OF AVAILABLE 7 FUNDS. 8 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 9 SECTION 1. There is hereby appropriated $2,305,000 from the Idaho 10 Millennium Income Fund to the State Treasurer to be expended for trustee and 11 benefit payments as specified in Section 2 of this act for the period July 1, 12 2000, through June 30, 2001. 13 SECTION 2. Of the amount appropriated to the State Treasurer for trustee 14 and benefit payments in Section 1 of this act, there is hereby appropriated 15 from the Idaho Millennium Income Fund to the following programs for the period 16 July 1, 2000, through June 30, 2001: 17 (a) $100,000 for the Legislature for deposit in the Legislative Account 18 for Millennium Fund Legislative Subcommittee technical support services. 19 (b) $200,000 for the Bureau of Health Promotion in the Department of 20 Health and Welfare to collect baseline data and develop detailed recommen- 21 dations for a comprehensive tobacco use and substance abuse prevention 22 program. 23 (c) $500,000 for the Public Health Districts to implement tobacco use 24 cessation programs statewide through the Public Health Districts of Idaho 25 and other nonprofit entities such as hospitals, primary care clinics and 26 volunteer organizations. The tobacco use cessation programs should be 27 available to any Idaho citizen, with primary emphasis on youth and preg- 28 nant women. The program shall include strong evaluation measures includ- 29 ing, but not limited to, the number of programs funded, the number of par- 30 ticipants, and quit rates. 31 (d) $735,000 for the Catastrophic Health Care Cost Program for tobacco- 32 related cancer and respiratory disease treatment, by way of reducing the 33 county deductible payment pursuant to Section 3 of this act. 34 (e) $500,000 for the Bureau of Health Promotion in the Department of 35 Health and Welfare for targeted tobacco counter-marketing programs, spe- 36 cific to Idaho, and to be matched by private industry funds on at least a 37 one-to-one basis. 2 1 (f) $170,000 for the Idaho Supreme Court for youth courts and community- 2 based programs in the judicial districts that address tobacco and/or sub- 3 stance abuse. 4 (g) $100,000 for the Children's Trust Account Board in the Department of 5 Health and Welfare to provide a Youth-Asset Building Summit and to network 6 Idaho communities. 7 GRAND TOTAL: $2,305,000 8 SECTION 3. It is legislative intent that the Catastrophic Health Care 9 Cost Program Board use the funds appropriated in Section 2(d) of this act to 10 temporarily reduce the $10,000 deductible paid by counties for the costs of 11 caring for indigent persons with tobacco-related cancers and respiratory dis- 12 eases. The Catastrophic Health Care Cost Program Board shall be vested with 13 the authority to define and determine which cases qualify for the reduced 14 county deductible, subject to the provisions of this section. Notwithstanding 15 the provisions of Chapter 35, Title 31, Idaho Code, the Catastrophic Health 16 Care Cost Program Board is hereby granted the authority to enact these reduc- 17 tions for the period July 1, 2000, through June 30, 2001, provided that the 18 additional fiscal impact of these reductions on the Catastrophic Health Care 19 Cost Program shall not exceed the amount appropriated in Section 2(d) of this 20 act. 21 SECTION 4. It is legislative intent that if the total amount of moneys 22 appropriated in Section 2 of this act are not available for appropriation, 23 then the State Treasurer shall allocate such funds as are available to the 24 recipients listed in Section 2 of this act, in the proportion that the amount 25 each recipient's appropriation bears to the total amount appropriated.
|Statement of Purpose|
This is the Fiscal Year 2001 appropriation for the Idaho Millennium Fund, which is located in the State Treasurer’s Office. All appropriations from this fund are on a one-time basis.
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This appropriation funds seven projects. The first two provide funds to conduct research and develop plans for how best to combat tobacco use and substance abuse. The third provides funding to implement tobacco cessation programs throughout Idaho. The fourth provides relief to counties for the cost of caring for indigent persons with tobacco-related cancers and respiratory diseases. The fifth funds a tobacco counter-marketing program, with funds to be matched by private sector contributions. The sixth provides funding for Youth Courts and community-based programs. The seventh funds a Youth-Asset Building Summit.
Section 3 grants the Catastrophic Health Care Cost Program Board the authority necessary to implement the $735,000 cost reduction for county indigent health care costs. Section 4 provides a mechanism for allocating the distribution of Millennium Fund earnings.
Contact: Jason Hancock 334-4739
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