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HOUSE BILL NO. 676 – Approp, Millennium Fund, use


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H0676.....................................................by APPROPRIATIONS
APPROPRIATIONS - MILLENNIUM FUND - Appropriates $3,579,200 from the
Millennium Fund to the State Treasurer for specified purposes for fiscal
year 2003; and provides legislative intent regarding the Catastrophic
Health Care Cost Program and regarding the allocation of available funds.
02/25    House intro - 1st rdg - to printing
02/26    Rpt prt - to 2nd rdg
02/27    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
02/28    3rd rdg - PASSED - 65-0-5
      AYES -- Aikele, Barraclough, Barrett, Bedke, Bell, Bieter, Block,
      Boe, Bolz, Bradford, Bruneel, Callister, Campbell, Clark, Collins,
      Crow, Cuddy, Denney, Ellis, Ellsworth, Eskridge, Field(13),
      Field(20), Gould, Hadley, Hammond, Harwood, Henbest, Higgins,
      Hornbeck, Jaquet, Jones, Kellogg(Duncan), Kendell, Kunz, Lake,
      Langford, Loertscher, Mader, Martinez, McKague, Meyer, Montgomery,
      Moyle, Pearce, Pischner, Pomeroy, Raybould, Ridinger, Roberts,
      Robison, Sali, Schaefer, Sellman, Shepherd, Smith(33), Smith(23),
      Smylie, Stevenson, Stone, Tilman, Trail, Wheeler, Young, Mr. Speaker
      NAYS -- None
      Absent and excused -- Black, Deal, Gagner, Mortensen, Wood
    Floor Sponsor - Lake
    Title apvd - to Senate
03/01    Senate intro - 1st rdg - to Fin
03/04    Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
03/05    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
03/12    3rd rdg - PASSED - 34-1-0
      AYES -- Andreason, Boatright, Branch(Bartlett), Brandt, Bunderson,
      Burtenshaw, Cameron, Darrington, Deide, Dunklin, Frasure, Geddes,
      Goedde, Hawkins, Hill, Ingram, Ipsen, Keough, King-Barrutia, Little,
      Lodge, Marley, Noh, Richardson, Risch, Sandy, Schroeder, Sims,
      Sorensen, Stegner, Stennett, Thorne, Wheeler, Williams
      NAYS -- Davis
      Absent and excused -- None
    Floor Sponsor - Deide
    Title apvd - to House
03/12    To enrol
03/13    Rpt enrol - Sp signed
    Pres signed
03/14    To Governor
03/27    Governor signed
         Session Law Chapter 350
         Effective: 07/01/02

Bill Text

  ||||              LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO             ||||
 Fifty-sixth Legislature                  Second Regular Session - 2002
                              IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                                     HOUSE BILL NO. 676
                                BY APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE
  1                                        AN ACT
  7        FUNDS.
  8    Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
  9        SECTION  1.  There is hereby appropriated from the Idaho Millennium Income
 10    Fund to the State Treasurer $3,579,200 to be expended for trustee and  benefit
 11    payments  as  specified  in Section 2 of this act for the period July 1, 2002,
 12    through June 30, 2003.
 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, 2002, through June 30, 2003:
 17        (a)  $515,200 for the Public Health Districts to continue tobacco use ces-
 18        sation programs statewide through the Public Health  Districts  and  other
 19        nonprofit  entities  such as hospitals, primary care clinics and volunteer
 20        organizations. The tobacco use cessation programs should be  available  to
 21        any  Idaho citizen, with primary emphasis on youth and pregnant women. The
 22        program shall include strong evaluation measures including, but  not  lim-
 23        ited  to,  the  number  of programs funded, the number of participants and
 24        quit rates.
 25        (b)  $435,000 for the Catastrophic Health Care Cost Program  for  tobacco-
 26        related disease treatment as determined by a physician, by way of reducing
 27        the county deductible payment pursuant to Section 3 of this act.
 28        (c)  $500,000  for  the  Bureau  of  Health Promotion in the Department of
 29        Health and Welfare for targeted tobacco counter-marketing  programs,  spe-
 30        cific  to  Idaho,  with  media  buy-time to be matched by private industry
 31        funds on at least a one-to-one basis.
 32        (d)  $120,000 for the Idaho Supreme Court for youth courts and  community-
 33        based  programs in the judicial districts that address tobacco and/or sub-
 34        stance abuse.
 35        (e)  $150,000 for the Children's Trust Account Board in the Department  of
 36        Health  and  Welfare  to continue youth asset building activities in Idaho
 37        communities.
  1        (f)  $150,000 for the Idaho Supreme Court to continue the status  offender
  2        services program to identify high-risk youth and provide services and mon-
  3        itoring aimed at stopping and deescalating the cycle toward incarceration.
  4        (g)  $148,600  for the American Lung Association of Idaho/Nevada to imple-
  5        ment the Not on Tobacco (N-O-T) smoking  cessation/reduction  program  and
  6        the Teens Against Tobacco Use (T.A.T.U.) tobacco control intervention pro-
  7        gram in Idaho primary and secondary schools and communities.
  8        (h)  $34,000  for  the  American Cancer Society's Camp Rainbow Gold to pay
  9        expenses (including transportation, lodging, meals, activities  and  medi-
 10        cal)  necessary  for children between the ages of six (6) and sixteen (16)
 11        years, who are residents of Idaho and who have been diagnosed with  cancer
 12        or  are cancer survivors, to attend Camp Rainbow Gold. No portion of these
 13        funds may be used for personnel costs.
 14        (i)  $10,000 for the American Cancer Society for use by the  Magic  Valley
 15        Youth  Tobacco  Free Coalition to support youth tobacco free coalitions in
 16        the following Idaho counties: Gooding, Jerome, Lincoln, Blaine, Cassia and
 17        Minidoka; and to implement businesses of excellence in tobacco control  in
 18        the  aforementioned  counties.  No  portion of these funds may be used for
 19        personnel costs.
 20        (j)  $121,000 for the Center for Health Policy at Boise  State  University
 21        to  complete the creation of a central repository of interagency substance
 22        abuse data. This will continue to be a collaborative  effort  among  Boise
 23        State  University,  Idaho  State  University  and the University of Idaho,
 24        whereby the universities will continue to analyze the data with regard  to
 25        the  effects  of  substance  abuse  and  treatment outcomes. The Center of
 26        Health Policy should collaborate with the Bureau of  Health  Promotion  in
 27        the  Department of Health and Welfare, and to the extent possible, utilize
 28        the baseline data being developed so as to avoid duplication in efforts.
 29        (k)  $50,000 for the Bureau of Medical Assistance Services in the  Depart-
 30        ment  of  Health and Welfare to be used as planning funds to make improve-
 31        ments in a proposed public/private partnership with HealthLink of Idaho to
 32        implement a small business health insurance model.
 33        (l)  $1,251,400 for the Catastrophic Health Care Cost Program for expenses
 34        of caring for indigent persons after the $10,000 deductible is paid by the
 35        counties.
 36        (m)  $94,000 for Law Enforcement Programs in the Idaho  State  Patrol  for
 37        offsetting the cost of youth tobacco investigations.
 38                                                          GRAND TOTAL:  $3,579,200
 39        SECTION  3.  It  is  legislative  intent that the Catastrophic Health Care
 40    Cost Program Board use the funds appropriated in Section 2(b) of this  act  to
 41    temporarily  reduce  the  $10,000 deductible paid by counties for the costs of
 42    caring for indigent persons with tobacco-related  diseases.  The  Catastrophic
 43    Health  Care  Cost  Program Board shall be vested with the authority to define
 44    and determine which cases qualify for the reduced county  deductible,  subject
 45    to  the  provisions of this section. Notwithstanding the provisions of Chapter
 46    35, Title 31, Idaho Code, the Catastrophic Health Care Cost Program  Board  is
  1    hereby  granted the authority to enact these reductions for the period July 1,
  2    2002, through June 30, 2003, provided that the  additional  fiscal  impact  of
  3    these reductions on the Catastrophic Health Care Cost Program shall not exceed
  4    the amount appropriated in Section 2(b) of this act.
  5        SECTION  4.  It  is  legislative intent that if the total amount of moneys
  6    appropriated in Section 2 of this act is not available for appropriation, then
  7    the State Treasurer shall allocate such funds as are available to the  recipi-
  8    ents  listed  in Section 2 of this act, in the proportion that the amount each
  9    recipient's appropriation bears to the total amount appropriated.

Statement of Purpose / Fiscal Impact

Statement of Purpose

This is the fiscal year 2003 appropriation from the Idaho Millennium Fund, which is located in the State Treasurer’s Office. All appropriations from this fund are on a one-time basis.


Fiscal Note
FTP  Gen  Ded  Fed  Total 

FY 2002 Original Appropriation 0.00  2,756,500  2,756,500 
Removal of One-Time Expenditures 0.00  (2,756,500)  (2,756,500) 

FY 2003 Base 0.00 

Idaho Millennium Fund          
 1. Tobacco Counter Marketing 0.00  500,000  500,000 
 2. Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention 0.00 
 3. Youth Asset Building 0.00  150,000  150,000 
 4. Smoking Cessation Programs 0.00  515,200  515,200 
 5. Reduce County Deductible Payments 0.00  435,000  435,000 
 6. Juvenile Prevention & Diversion 0.00  270,000  270,000 
 7. Buhl Sch. Dist. Substance Abuse Pgm 0.00 
 8. Asthma Education Project 0.00 
 9. “Clear the Air” Campaign 0.00 
 10. Smoking Prevention and Cessation 0.00  148,600  148,600 
 11. Bilingual Tobacco Program 0.00 
 12. Youth Asset Scholarship Pilot Program 0.00 
 13. Idaho’s Cancer Camp 0.00  34,000  34,000 
 14. Tobacco Free Coalitions 0.00  10,000  10,000 
 15. Red Flags Idaho 0.00 
 16. Tobacco Use Prevention 0.00 
 17. Kitchen Appliances 0.00 
 18. Home Support Services 0.00 
 19. Tobacco Intervention Research 0.00 
 20. Study Prenatal Substance Abuse 0.00 
 21. Substance Abuse Data Repository 0.00  121,000  121,000 
 22. Volunteer Center 0.00 
 23. Health Care Benefits for Small Business 0.00  50,000  50,000 
 24. Substance Abuse Education 0.00 
 25. Wellness Programs 0.00 
 26. Urban Dance Performance/Competition 0.00 
 27. KBCI-TV Academy 2002 0.00 
 28. Head Start, Newborns & Neighborhoods 0.00 
 29. Newborn Home Visiting Mentoring 0.00 
 30. Neighborhood Outreach Program 0.00 
 31. Offset Increase in Claim Payments 0.00  1,251,400  1,251,400 
 32. Youth Tobacco Investigations 0.00  94,000  94,000 

FY 2003 Total 0.00  3,579,200  3,579,200 
Chg from FY 2002 Orig Approp 0.00  822,700  822,700 
% Chg from FY 2002 Orig Approp.     29.8%     29.8%  

Contact: Matt Freeman 334-4740

Legislative Services Office, Budget & Policy Analysis

Statement of Purpose/Fiscal Note Bill No. H676