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HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 52 – Health care standing comm


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HCR052....................................................by WAYS AND MEANS
HEALTH CARE - Stating findings of the Legislature and proposing a new Joint
Rule to the Joint Rules of the Senate and the House of Representatives to
establish a standing committee on Health Care.
02/26    House intro - 1st rdg - to printing
02/27    Rpt prt - to St Aff
03/04    Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
03/05    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
03/08    3rd rdg - FAILED - 34-35-1
      AYES -- Andersen, Black, Boe, Campbell, Cuddy, Deal, Denney, Douglas,
      Edmunson, Ellsworth, Field(18), Henbest, Jaquet, Jones, Kellogg,
      Langhorst, Martinez, Meyer, Miller, Mitchell, Moyle, Naccarato,
      Pasley-Stuart, Ridinger, Ringo, Robison, Sayler, Shepherd, Shirley,
      Smith(30), Smith(24), Snodgrass, Trail, Mr. Speaker
      NAYS -- Barraclough, Barrett, Bauer, Bayer, Bedke, Bell, Block, Bolz,
      Bradford, Cannon, Clark, Collins, Crow, Eberle, Eskridge, Field(23),
      Gagner, Garrett, Harwood, Kulczyk, Lake, Langford, McGeachin,
      McKague, Nielsen, Raybould, Ring, Roberts, Rydalch, Sali, Schaefer,
      Smylie, Stevenson, Wills, Wood
      Absent and excused -- Skippen
    Floor Sponsor - Henbest
    Filed in the Office of the Chief Clerk

Bill Text

  ]]]]              LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO             ]]]]
 Fifty-seventh Legislature                 Second Regular Session - 2004
                              IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                             HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 52
                                BY WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE
  1                               A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION
  4    Be It Resolved by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
  5        WHEREAS, health care and health insurance issues continue to play a promi-
  6    nent policy role in the state of Idaho; and
  7        WHEREAS,  the  Health Care Task Force has been studying health care issues
  8    for several years in order to evaluate health care policies and  proposals  in
  9    Idaho; and
 10        WHEREAS,  the  members  of  the  House  of  Representatives and the Senate
 11    believe that a new Joint Rule 23 should be added to the  Joint  Rules  of  the
 12    Senate  and  the  House  of  Representatives  to provide for the creation of a
 13    Health Care Standing Committee to continue to  undertake  the  evaluation  and
 14    recommendation  of  policies and legislation to address health care and health
 15    insurance issues.
 16        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the members of the Second  Regular  Ses-
 17    sion  of the Fifty-seventh Idaho Legislature, the House of Representatives and
 18    the Senate concurring therein, that the Joint Rules  of  the  Senate  and  the
 19    House  of  Representatives  be  amended by the addition thereto of a new Joint
 20    Rule to read as follows:
 21                                  JOINT RULE 23
 22             Health Care Standing Committee.  --  Notwithstanding  any  other
 23        rule  of the Legislature to the contrary, there is hereby established
 24        a Health Care standing committee whose members shall be appointed  by
 25        the  Speaker  and the President Pro Tempore; the number of members on
 26        the Health Care committee shall be fixed in the order of appointment,
 27        and such order shall be read into  the  Journal;  and  provided  that
 28        other  rules  of  the  Legislature  applicable to standing committees
 29        shall also apply to the Health Care standing committee.

Statement of Purpose / Fiscal Impact

                       STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
                             RS 14181

     This resolution establishes a new standing committee for
Health Care.

                          FISCAL IMPACT

     Expenses would include the addition of a committee secretary
and office equipment including a desk, phone, computer, and
space.  There would be cost savings derived from relief of LSO
staff who currently provide support for the Health Care Task
Force.  There is no additional cost incurred by legislators

Name: Representative Henbest 
Phone: 332-1000