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H0802......................................................by STATE AFFAIRS PUC/TAX COMMISSION/INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION - Amends existing law to provide for a salary increase of two percent for members of the Public Utilities Commission, the State Tax Commission and the Industrial Commission effective July 1, 2004. 03/02 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing 03/03 Rpt prt - to 2nd rdg 03/04 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 03/05 3rd rdg - PASSED - 47-21-2 AYES -- Barraclough, Black, Block, Boe, Bolz, Campbell, Cannon, Cuddy, Deal, Denney, Douglas, Edmunson, Ellsworth, Eskridge, Field(18), Gagner, Garrett, Henbest, Jaquet, Jones, Kellogg, Langford, Langhorst, Martinez, Meyer, Miller, Mitchell, Moyle, Naccarato, Pasley-Stuart, Raybould, Ridinger, Ring, Ringo, Roberts, Robison, Rydalch, Sayler, Shepherd, Skippen, Smith(30), Smylie, Snodgrass, Stevenson, Trail(Bennett), Wills, Mr. Speaker NAYS -- Andersen, Barrett, Bauer, Bayer, Bedke, Bell, Bradford, Clark, Collins, Crow, Eberle, Harwood, Kulczyk, Lake, McGeachin, McKague, Nielsen, Sali, Schaefer, Smith(24), Wood Absent and excused -- Field(23), Shirley Floor Sponsor - Deal Title apvd - to Senate 03/08 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to St Aff 03/15 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 03/16 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 - Stegner 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 281 Effective: 07/01/04
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]] Fifty-seventh Legislature Second Regular Session - 2004 IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HOUSE BILL NO. 802 BY STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE 1 AN ACT 2 RELATING TO SALARIES OF MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION, THE STATE 3 TAX COMMISSION AND THE INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION; AMENDING SECTION 61-215, 4 IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE FOR AN INCREASE IN SALARY OF MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC 5 UTILITIES COMMISSION; AMENDING SECTION 63-102, IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE FOR 6 AN INCREASE IN SALARY FOR MEMBERS OF THE TAX COMMISSION; AND AMENDING SEC- 7 TION 72-503, IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE FOR AN INCREASE IN SALARY FOR MEMBERS 8 OF THE INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION. 9 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 10 SECTION 1. That Section 61-215, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby 11 amended to read as follows: 12 61-215. SALARIES OF PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSIONERS. Each member of the 13 public utilities commission shall devote full time to the performance of 14 his/her duties. Commencing on July 1, 200 04, the annual salary of members of 15 the public utilities commission shall be seventy-seveneighty-two thousand six16 seven hundred twenty-fiveforty dollars ($ 77,62582,740) , which amount shall17 be increased on July 1, 2001, by four and one-half percent (4 1/2%),and shall 18 be paid from sources set by the legislature. 19 SECTION 2. That Section 63-102, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby 20 amended to read as follows: 21 63-102. ORGANIZATION -- CHAIRMAN -- COMPENSATION -- QUORUM -- HEARINGS. 22 (1) A member of the state tax commission shall be appointed by the governor, 23 to serve at his pleasure, as chairman. Each member of the state tax commission 24 shall devote full time to the performance of duties. Commencing on July 1, 25 200 14, the annual salary for members of the state tax commission shall be sev- 26 enty-one thousand threeseven hundred twoeight dollars ($ 70,30271,708). 27 (2) A majority of the state tax commission shall constitute a quorum for 28 the transaction of business. The state tax commission may delegate to any mem- 29 ber of the commission or to its employees, the power to make investigations 30 and hold hearings at any place it may deem proper, and such other matters as 31 will facilitate the operations of the commission. 32 (3) The chairman of the state tax commission shall delegate to each com- 33 missioner the responsibility for policy management and oversight of one (1) or 34 more of the taxes collected and/or activities supervised or administered by 35 the commission. The state tax commission shall perform the duties imposed upon 36 it by law and shall adopt all rules by majority decision. 37 In any case in which the state tax commission sits as an appellate body 38 upon an appeal from a tax decision from one (1) of the various administrative 39 units subject to its supervision, the state tax commissioner charged with 40 responsibility for policy management and oversight of the tax in controversy 41 shall not vote upon the appeal but may advise the remaining members of the 2 1 commission on the technical aspects of the problems before them. 2 (4) The chairman shall be the chief executive officer and administrative 3 head of the state tax commission and shall be responsible for, or may assign 4 responsibility for, all personnel, budgetary and/or fiscal matters of the 5 state tax commission. 6 SECTION 3. That Section 72-503, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby 7 amended to read as follows: 8 72-503. SALARY. Commencing July 1, 200 04, the annual salary of each mem- 9 ber of the industrial commission shall be seventy-fiveeighty thousand five 10 hundred fiftythirty-five dollars ($ 75,55580,535) , which amount shall be11 increased on July 1, 2001, by four and one-half percent (4 1/2%). Industrial 12 commissioner salaries shall be paid from sources set by the legislature. Each 13 member of the industrial commission shall devote full time to the performance 14 of his duties.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE RS 14228 This legislation provides for the increase in the annual salary of each Public Utilities Commissioner, Industrial Commissioner and State Tax Commissioner by 2% effective July 1, 2004. FISCAL IMPACT None for the Public Utilities Commissioners and the Industrial Commissioners which are paid from dedicated funds. The State Tax Commissioners are paid from the general fund and their salaries shall increase from $70,302.00 to $71,708.00. Contact Name: Rep. Bill Deal Phone: 208/332-1000 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE H 802