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HOUSE BILL NO. 614 – Commodity indemnity comm/compensatn


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H0614...............................................by AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS
COMMODITY INDEMNITY FUND COMMISSION - Amends existing law to revise
compensation provisions for members of the Commodity Indemnity Fund
02/05    House intro - 1st rdg - to printing
02/06    Rpt prt - to 2nd rdg
02/09    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
02/11    3rd rdg - PASSED - 70-0-0
      AYES -- Andersen, Barraclough, Barrett, Bauer, Bayer, Bedke, Bell,
      Black, Block, Boe, Bolz, Bradford, Campbell, Cannon, Clark, Collins,
      Crow, Cuddy, Deal, Denney, Douglas, Eberle, Edmunson, Ellsworth,
      Eskridge, Field(18), Field(23), Gagner, Garrett, Harwood, Henbest,
      Jaquet, Jones, Kellogg, Kulczyk, Lake, Langford, Langhorst, Martinez,
      McGeachin, McKague, Meyer, Miller, Mitchell, Moyle, Naccarato,
      Nielsen, Pasley-Stuart, Raybould, Ridinger, Ring, Ringo, Roberts,
      Robison, Rydalch, Sali, Sayler, Schaefer, Shepherd, Shirley, Skippen,
      Smith(30), Smith(24), Smylie, Snodgrass, Stevenson, Trail, Wills,
      Wood, Mr. Speaker
      NAYS -- None
      Absent and excused -- None
    Floor Sponsor - Field(23)
    Title apvd - to Senate
02/12    Senate intro - 1st rdg - to Agric Aff
02/27    Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
03/01    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
03/15    3rd rdg - PASSED - 29-0-6
      AYES -- Andreason, Bailey, Bunderson, Burkett, Burtenshaw,
      Calabretta, Compton, Darrington, Gannon, Geddes, Goedde, Hill,
      Ingram, Kennedy, Keough, Little, Lodge, Malepeai, Marley, McKenzie,
      McWilliams, Noble, Pearce, Richardson, Schroeder, Sorensen, Stegner,
      Sweet, Werk
      NAYS -- None
      Absent and excused -- Brandt, Cameron, Davis, Noh, Stennett, Williams
    Floor Sponsor - Kennedy
    Title apvd - to House
03/16    To enrol
03/17    Rpt enrol - Sp signed
03/18    Pres signed - To Governor
03/23    Governor signed
         Session Law Chapter 172
         Effective: 07/01/04

Bill Text

  ]]]]              LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO             ]]]]
 Fifty-seventh Legislature                 Second Regular Session - 2004
                              IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                                     HOUSE BILL NO. 614
                             BY AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
  1                                        AN ACT
  5    Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
  6        SECTION  1.  That  Section  69-261, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
  7    amended to read as follows:
  8        69-261.  ADVISORY COMMITTEE -- TERMS -- COMPENSATION. (1) There is  hereby
  9    created  a  commodity indemnity fund advisory committee consisting of nine (9)
 10    members to be appointed by the director. Appointments shall be for up to three
 11    (3) year terms, each term ending on the same day of the same month as did  the
 12    term  preceding  it. Any member appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to
 13    the expiration of the term for which the member's  predecessor  was  appointed
 14    shall hold office for the remainder of the predecessor's term.
 15        (2)  The  committee  shall  be  composed  of  six  (6) producers primarily
 16    engaged in the production of commodities, and three (3) licensed bonded  ware-
 17    housemen or licensed commodity dealers.
 18        (3)  The  committee shall meet at such places and times as it shall deter-
 19    mine and as often as necessary to discharge the duties imposed upon  it,  pro-
 20    vided, it shall meet not less than twice per year. Each committee member shall
 21    be  compensated  in accordance with section 59-509(io), Idaho Code, for travel
 22    and subsistence expense. The expenses of the committee and its operation shall
 23    be paid from the commodity indemnity fund.
 24        (4)  The committee shall have the power and duty to  advise  the  director
 25    concerning  assessments,  administration  of the commodity indemnity fund, and
 26    payment of claims from the fund. Every two (2) years the committee will review
 27    the maximum limits of the fund and give advice to the director.

Statement of Purpose / Fiscal Impact

                       STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
                             RS 13829

Amend Title 69, Chapter 2, Idaho Code, to compensate members of the 

Commodity Indemnity Fund Advisory Committee in accordance with 

section 59-509(o), Idaho Code, rather than section 59-509(i), Idaho 

Code. The advisory committee member's honorarium will no longer be 

considered salary as defined in section 59-1302(31), Idaho Code.

On October 10, 2003, the Commodity Indemnity Fund Advisory 

Committee voted unanimously to be compensated in accordance with 

section 59-509(o), Idaho Code, rather than section 59-509(i), Idaho 


                         FISCAL IMPACT
There will be no fiscal impact to the general fund. 

Name: Representative Douglas R. Jones
Phone: 208-332-1000

Name: Russ Dapsauski, Idaho State Department of Agriculture 
Phone: 208-332-8612

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE                      H 614