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H0776.....................................................by WAYS AND MEANS AGRICULTURAL FIELD BURNING - Amends existing law to increase fees relating to the registration of fields for agricultural burning in designated counties. 02/26 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing 02/27 Rpt prt - to Agric Aff 03/03 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 03/04 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 03/08 3rd rdg - PASSED - 62-7-1 AYES -- Andersen, Barraclough, 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, Henbest, Jaquet, Jones, Kellogg, Lake, Langford, Langhorst, Martinez, McGeachin, Meyer, Miller, Mitchell, Naccarato, Nielsen, Pasley-Stuart, Raybould, Ridinger, Ring, Ringo, Robison, Rydalch, Sayler, Schaefer, Shepherd, Shirley, Smith(30), Smith(24), Smylie, Snodgrass, Stevenson, Trail, Wills, Wood, Mr. Speaker NAYS -- Barrett, Harwood, Kulczyk, McKague, Moyle, Roberts, Sali Absent and excused -- Skippen Floor Sponsor - Meyer Title apvd - to Senate 03/09 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to Agric Aff 03/12 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 03/15 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 03/19 3rd rdg - PASSED - 35-0-0 AYES -- Andreason, Bailey, Brandt, Bunderson, Burkett(Maxand), Burtenshaw, Calabretta, Cameron, Compton, Darrington, Davis, Gannon, Geddes, Goedde, Hill, Ingram, Kennedy, Keough, Little, Lodge, Malepeai, Marley, McKenzie, McWilliams, Noble, Noh, Pearce, Richardson, Schroeder, Sorensen, Stegner, Stennett, Sweet, Werk, Williams NAYS -- None Absent and excused -- None Floor Sponsor - Goedde Title apvd - to House 03/20 To enrol - Rpt enrol - Sp signed - Pres signed 03/22 To Governor 03/23 Governor signed Session Law Chapter 197 Effective: 03/23/04
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]] Fifty-seventh Legislature Second Regular Session - 2004 IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HOUSE BILL NO. 776 BY WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE 1 AN ACT 2 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL BURNING; AMENDING SECTION 22-4804, IDAHO CODE, TO 3 INCREASE FEES RELATING TO THE REGISTRATION OF FIELDS FOR AGRICULTURAL 4 BURNING IN DESIGNATED COUNTIES; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY. 5 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 6 SECTION 1. That Section 22-4804, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby 7 amended to read as follows: 8 22-4804. REGISTERED COUNTIES -- AGRICULTURAL BURNING FEES -- ACCOUNT -- 9 RULES -- RESEARCH -- MANAGEMENT PROGRAM. (1) Any person who registers a field 10 for agricultural burning in Kootenai, Benewah, Boundary, Bonner, Shoshone, La- 11 tah, Clearwater, Nez Perce, Lewis or Idaho counties shall pay to the depart- 12 ment a fee of onetwo dollars ($ 12.00) per acre of cropland to be burned. The 13 department shall remit all fees monthly to the state treasurer, who shall 14 deposit the moneys in the state agricultural smoke management account which is 15 hereby created. 16 (2) The department may use moneys from the agricultural smoke management 17 account as appropriated annually by the legislature for: 18 (a) Research to: 19 (i) Develop alternative crops which do not require burning; 20 (ii) Improve burning and cultural practices for crops which may 21 require burning; 22 (iii) Explore alternatives to burning; and 23 (iv) If appropriate, study and evaluate any public health impacts of 24 burning; and 25 (b) Supplementation of appropriated general account moneys for implemen- 26 tation of agricultural smoke management programs referenced in section 27 22-4801, Idaho Code. 28 SECTION 2. An emergency existing therefor, which emergency is hereby 29 declared to exist, this act shall be in full force and effect on and after its 30 passage and approval.
Revised Statement of Purpose STATEMENT OF PURPOSE RS 14207 This legislation will amend Section 11-4804, Idaho Code, to increase fees relating to the registration of fields for agricultural burning in designated counties and provides for an emergency clause. FISCAL IMPACT Approximately an additional $75,000.00 will go to the Idaho State Department of Agriculture to be placed in a dedicated fund. Contact Name: Rep. Wayne Meyer Phone: (208) 332-1000 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE Bill No. H 776 REVISED REVISED REVISE