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SENATE BILL NO. 1228 – Approp, Public Broadcasting


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S1228............................................................by FINANCE
APPROPRIATIONS - PUBLIC BROADCASTING - Appropriates $8,738,300 to the State
Board of Education for the Idaho Educational Public Broadcasting System for
fiscal year 2002; and limits the number of authorized full-time equivalent
positions to 39.
03/07    Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing
03/08    Rpt prt - to Fin
    Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
03/09    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
03/13    3rd rdg - PASSED - 23-8-4
      AYES -- Andreason, Boatright, Branch(Bartlett), Brandt, Bunderson,
      Cameron, Darrington, Deide, Dunklin, Geddes, Goedde, Ingram, Keough,
      King-Barrutia, Lodge, Risch, Sandy, Schroeder, Sorensen, Stegner,
      Stennett, Wheeler, Whitworth
      NAYS -- Burtenshaw, Davis, Frasure, Hawkins, Lee, Richardson, Thorne,
      Absent and excused -- Danielson, Ipsen, Noh, Sims
    Floor Sponsor -- Bunderson
    Title apvd - to House
03/14    House intro - 1st rdg - to 2nd rdg
03/15    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
03/23    3rd rdg - PASSED - 42-22-5(1 vacant)
      AYES -- Bell, Black, Boe, Bolz, Bradford, Bruneel, Campbell, Chase,
      Clark, Collins, Cuddy, Ellsworth, Field(13), Field(20), Gagner,
      Gould, Hadley, Henbest, Jaquet, Jones, Kellogg, Kunz, Lake, Langford,
      Mader, Marley, Meyer, Montgomery, Moss, Moyle, Pischner, Raybould,
      Ridinger, Robison, Sellman, Shepherd, Smith, Smylie, Stone, Trail,
      Young, Mr. Speaker
      NAYS -- Barraclough, Barrett, Bedke, Callister, Denney, Ellis,
      Eskridge, Hammond, Harwood, Higgins, Hornbeck, Loertscher, McKague,
      Mortensen, Pearce, Roberts, Sali, Schaefer, Stevenson, Tilman,
      Wheeler, Wood
      Absent and excused -- Bieter, Crow, Deal, Kendell, Pomeroy
      Vacant -- Dist. #23
    Floor Sponsor -- Pischner
    Title apvd - to Senate
03/26    To enrol - rpt enrol - Pres signed
03/28    Sp signed - to Governor
04/02    Governor signed
         Session Law Chapter 306
         Effective: 07/01/01

Bill Text

  ||||              LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO             ||||
 Fifty-sixth Legislature                   First Regular Session - 2001
                                       IN THE SENATE
                                    SENATE BILL NO. 1228
                                    BY FINANCE COMMITTEE
  1                                        AN ACT
  4        TIONS.
  5    Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
  6        SECTION 1.  There is hereby appropriated to the State Board  of  Education
  7    for the Idaho Educational Public Broadcasting System the following amounts, to
  8    be  expended according to the designated expense classes from the listed funds
  9    for the period July 1, 2001, through June 30, 2002:
 10                          FOR           FOR           FOR
 11                       PERSONNEL     OPERATING      CAPITAL
 12                         COSTS      EXPENDITURES    OUTLAY         TOTAL
 13    FROM:
 14    General Fund      $1,039,500      $644,400    $6,254,000    $7,937,900
 15    Miscellaneous
 16     Revenue
 17     Fund                800,400                                   800,400
 18      TOTAL           $1,839,900      $644,400    $6,254,000    $8,738,300
 19        SECTION 2.  In accordance with Section 67-3519, Idaho Code, the Idaho Edu-
 20    cational Public Broadcasting System is authorized  no  more  than  thirty-nine
 21    (39)  full-time equivalent positions to be funded by the appropriation in Sec-
 22    tion 1 of this act, at any point during the period July 1, 2001, through  June
 23    30,  2002,  unless specifically authorized by the Governor. The Joint Finance-
 24    Appropriations Committee will be notified promptly of any increased  positions
 25    so authorized.

Statement of Purpose / Fiscal Impact

Statement of Purpose

This is the Fiscal Year 2002 appropriation for Idaho Public Television.



Fiscal Note

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This appropriation includes standard funding for personnel benefit cost rollups, 1.5% inflation, and 4.5% Change in Employee Compensation (CEC). Replacement Items include $19,500 for a new vehicle. Non-Standard Adjustments include $30,600 for increased transmission power costs, $3,100 for State Controller fees, a $900 reduction in State Treasurer fees, and a $5,400 reduction in Attorney General fees. Annualizations include funding for the full annual cost of a new position that was partially funded for FY 2001.

There are two enhancements in this budget. The first provides funding for a Digital TV Engineer position and the requisite 4×4 vehicle. This position would be hired in the winter or spring of 2002. The second enhancement provides funding for the second phase (out of three) of Public Television’s upgrade to digital television. The second phase will involve upgrading transmission towers in Pocatello, Moscow, and Coeur d’Alene.


Contact: Jason Hancock 334-4739

Legislative Services Office, Budget & Policy Analysis

Statement of Purpose/Fiscal Note Bill No. S1228