H0422.....................................................by APPROPRIATIONS APPROPRIATIONS - PUBLIC BROADCASTING - Appropriates $2,348,400 to the State Board of Education for the Idaho Educational Public Broadcasting System for fiscal year 2004; limits the number of authorized full-time equivalent positions to 35; and provides legislative intent with regard to digital broadcasting upgrades. 04/16 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing 04/17 Rpt prt - to 2nd rdg 04/18 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 04/21 3rd rdg - PASSED - 62-8-0 AYES -- Andersen, Bauer, Bedke, Bell, Bieter, Black, Block, Boe, Bolz, Bradford(Larsen), Campbell, Cannon, Clark, Collins, Crow, Cuddy, Deal, Denney, Douglas, Edmunson, Ellsworth, Eskridge, Field(18), Field(23), Gagner, Garrett, Harwood, Henbest, Jaquet, Jones, Kellogg, Lake, Langford, Langhorst, Martinez, McGeachin, Meyer, Miller, Mitchell, Moyle, Naccarato(Alldredge), Nielsen, Raybould, Ridinger, Ring(Roberge), Ringo(Cooke), Roberts, Robison, Rydalch, Sayler, Schaefer, Shepherd, Shirley, Skippen, Smith(30), Smith(24), Smylie, Snodgrass, Stevenson, Trail(Young), Wills, Mr. Speaker NAYS -- Barraclough(Schanz), Barrett, Eberle, Kulczyk, McKague, Sali, Tilman, Wood Absent and excused -- None Floor Sponsor - Harwood Title apvd - to Senate 04/22 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to Fin 04/23 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 04/24 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 04/25 3rd rdg - PASSED - 31-0-4 AYES -- Andreason, Bailey, Brandt, Bunderson, Burkett, Burtenshaw, Calabretta, Cameron, Compton, Darrington, Davis, Gannon, Geddes, Hill, Ingram, Kennedy, Little, Lodge, Malepeai, McKenzie, Noble, Noh, Pearce, Richardson, Schroeder, Sorensen, Stegner, Stennett, Sweet, Werk, Williams NAYS -- None Absent and excused -- Goedde, Keough, Marley, McWilliams Floor Sponsor - Pearce Title apvd - to House 04/25 To enrol 04/28 Rpt enrol - Sp signed - Pres signed To Governor 04/30 Governor signed Session Law Chapter 338 Effective: 07/01/03
|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO |||| Fifty-seventh Legislature First Regular Session - 2003 IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HOUSE BILL NO. 422 BY APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE 1 AN ACT 2 APPROPRIATING MONEYS FOR THE IDAHO EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC BROADCASTING SYSTEM FOR 3 FISCAL YEAR 2004; LIMITING THE NUMBER OF FULL-TIME EQUIVALENT POSITIONS; 4 AND EXPRESSING LEGISLATIVE INTENT WITH REGARD TO DIGITAL BROADCASTING 5 UPGRADES. 6 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 7 SECTION 1. There is hereby appropriated to the State Board of Education 8 for the Idaho Educational Public Broadcasting System the following amounts to 9 be expended according to the designated expense classes from the listed funds 10 for the period July 1, 2003, through June 30, 2004: 11 FOR FOR 12 PERSONNEL OPERATING 13 COSTS EXPENDITURES TOTAL 14 FROM: 15 General Fund $ 845,000 $683,200 $1,528,200 16 Miscellaneous 17 Revenue 18 Fund 820,200 820,200 19 TOTAL $1,665,200 $683,200 $2,348,400 20 SECTION 2. In accordance with Section 67-3519, Idaho Code, the Idaho Edu- 21 cational Public Broadcasting System is authorized no more than thirty-five 22 (35) full-time equivalent positions to be funded by the appropriation in Sec- 23 tion 1 of this act, at any point during the period July 1, 2003, through June 24 30, 2004, unless specifically authorized by the Governor. The Joint Finance- 25 Appropriations Committee will be notified promptly of any increased positions 26 so authorized. 27 SECTION 3. Any unspent moneys appropriated for digital broadcasting 28 upgrades during the period July 1, 2001, through June 30, 2003, shall be 29 encumbered for the purposes of upgrading broadcast equipment and translators 30 to digital broadcast standards, during the period July 1, 2003, through June 31 30, 2004. Highest priority shall be given to upgrading the broadcast 32 translator station at Sandpoint, Idaho. This appropriation acknowledges that 33 additional grant funds may become available to support digital broadcasting 34 and equipment upgrades. It is legislative intent that Idaho Public Television 35 seek such funds to supplement General Fund moneys encumbered for digital 36 broadcasting and equipment upgrades by this act.
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This is the Fiscal Year 2004 appropriation for Idaho Public Television.
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The Fiscal Year 2004 appropriation for Idaho Public Television (IPTV) includes an initial 3.5% General Fund budget reduction, plus funding for personnel benefit cost increases and Non-Standard Adjustments, which include $44,900 in interagency billings, $10,300 for increased rent costs, $25,100 for increased electricity costs, and $4,300 for a ground lease from the Idaho Department of Lands at the Twin Falls transmitter site.
This bill also includes language that will allow IPTV to utilize any savings left from current digital transmission upgrade projects for further digital equipment upgrades in Fiscal Year 2004, beginning with the translator station in Sandpoint, Idaho.
Contact: Jason Hancock 334-4739
Legislative Services Office, Budget & Policy Analysis
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