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H0847.....................................................by APPROPRIATIONS APPROPRIATIONS - EDUCATION DEPARTMENT - Appropriates an additional $190,100 to the Superintendent of Public Instruction/State Department of Education for fiscal year 2005; authorizes two additional full-time equivalent positions; and adds to existing law to provide for fees. 03/19 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing Rpt prt - to 2nd rdg Rls susp - PASSED - 61-1-8 AYES -- Andersen, Barraclough, Barrett, Bayer, Bedke, Bell, Black, Block, Boe, Bolz, Bradford, Campbell, Cannon, Clark, Collins, Crow, Cuddy, Deal, Denney, Douglas, Eberle, Ellsworth, Eskridge, Field(18), Field(23), Gagner, Garrett, Henbest, Jaquet, Kellogg, Lake, Langford, Langhorst, Martinez, McGeachin, McKague, Meyer, Miller, Mitchell, Moyle, Naccarato, Nielsen, Pasley-Stuart, Raybould, Ring, Ringo, Robison, Rydalch, Sali, Sayler, Schaefer, Shepherd, Shirley, Skippen, Smith(30), Smith(24), Smylie, Snodgrass, Stevenson, Wills, Wood NAYS -- Kulczyk Absent and excused -- Bauer, Edmunson, Harwood, Jones, Ridinger, Roberts, Trail, Mr. Speaker Floor Sponsor - Bolz Title apvd - to Senate 03/19 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to Fin 03/20 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg Rls susp - PASSED - 32-0-3 AYES -- Andreason, Bailey, Brandt, Bunderson, Burkett(Maxand), Calabretta, Cameron, Compton, Darrington, Davis, Gannon, Geddes, Goedde, Hill, Ingram, Kennedy, Keough, Little, Lodge, Marley, McKenzie, McWilliams, Noh, Pearce, Richardson, Schroeder, Sorensen, Stegner, Stennett, Sweet, Werk, Williams NAYS -- None Absent and excused -- Burtenshaw, Malepeai, Noble Floor Sponsor - Pearce Title apvd - to House 03/22 To enrol - Rpt enrol - Sp signed - Pres signed To Governor 04/02 Governor signed Session Law Chapter 388 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. 847 BY APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE 1 AN ACT 2 APPROPRIATING ADDITIONAL MONEYS TO THE SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC 3 INSTRUCTION/STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2005; AUTHORIZ- 4 ING ADDITIONAL FULL-TIME EQUIVALENT POSITIONS; AND AMENDING CHAPTER 15, 5 TITLE 33, IDAHO CODE, BY THE ADDITION OF A NEW SECTION 33-1513, IDAHO 6 CODE, TO PROVIDE FEES. 7 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 8 SECTION 1. In addition to the appropriation made in Section 1 of House 9 Bill No. 822, as enacted by the Second Regular Session of the Fifty-seventh 10 Idaho Legislature, there is hereby appropriated to the Superintendent of Pub- 11 lic Instruction/State Department of Education the following amounts to be 12 expended according to the designated expense classes from the listed fund for 13 the period July 1, 2004, through June 30, 2005: 14 FOR: 15 Personnel Costs $150,100 16 Operating Expenditures 40,000 17 TOTAL $190,100 18 FROM: 19 Miscellaneous Revenue Fund $190,100 20 SECTION 2. In addition to the full-time equivalent positions authorized 21 in Section 2 of House Bill No. 822, as enacted by the Second Regular Session 22 of the Fifty-seventh Idaho Legislature, the Superintendent of Public 23 Instruction/State Department of Education is hereby authorized two (2) full- 24 time equivalent positions for the period July 1, 2004, through June 30, 2005. 25 SECTION 3. That Chapter 15, Title 33, Idaho Code, be, and the same is 26 hereby amended by the addition thereto of a NEW SECTION, to be known and des- 27 ignated as Section 33-1513, Idaho Code, and to read as follows: 28 33-1513. FEE -- REIMBURSEMENT FOR PUPIL TRANSPORTATION COSTS. The state 29 department of education shall assess an annual fee based on past reimbursement 30 to school districts, to be paid by all school districts claiming reimbursement 31 for pupil transportation costs, to defray the department's actual cost of pro- 32 viding financial reviews of school district pupil transportation records. Such 33 fees shall be treated, and may be claimed as reimbursable pupil transportation 34 costs, pursuant to the provisions of section 33-1006, Idaho Code.
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This appropriation for the Superintendent of Public Instruction/State Department of Education is a trailer bill to SB 1331.
This appropriation authorizes an additional 2.0 FTP and $190,100 in dedicated funds to the Superintendent of Public Instruction/State Department of Education. This additional funding will enable the department to comply with the provisions of SB 1331, which direct the department to improve its financial oversight of state funding for school district pupil transportation. The dedicated fund source for this appropriation will be audit fees collected from school districts, pursuant to Section 3 of the bill. School districts will be able to include the cost of such fees as part of their pupil transportation reimbursement claim, meaning the state will ultimately pay 85% of these costs. With the average audit finding resulting in $16,000 in savings to the state, it is expected that these positions will more than pay for the state’s 85% share of their costs.
Contact: Jason Hancock 334-4739
Legislative Services Office, Budget & Policy Analysis
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