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HEALTH AND WELFARE - Adds to existing law to provide responsibilities of
the Department of Health And Welfare regarding certain financial
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]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]]
Fifty-eighth Legislature First Regular Session - 2005
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
HOUSE BILL NO. 289
BY EDUCATION COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO THE STATE CONTROLLER AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND WELFARE;
3 AMENDING CHAPTER 10, TITLE 67, IDAHO CODE, BY THE ADDITION OF A NEW SEC-
4 TION 67-1001B, IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT
5 OF HEALTH AND WELFARE REGARDING CERTAIN FINANCIAL STATEMENTS.
6 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
7 SECTION 1. That Chapter 10, Title 67, Idaho Code, be, and the same is
8 hereby amended by the addition thereto of a NEW SECTION, to be known and des-
9 ignated as Section 67-1001B, Idaho Code, and to read as follows:
10 67-1001B. DUTIES OF DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND WELFARE. When the department
11 of health and welfare submits and attests its financial statement to the state
12 controller so that the state controller can comply with subsection (2) of sec-
13 tion 67-1001, Idaho Code, to deliver to the governor and the legislative ser-
14 vices office on or before the first day of January, a financial statement
15 which complies with generally accepted accounting principles, of the funds of
16 the state, its revenues, and of the public expenditures during the preceding
17 fiscal year, the department shall cause the statement to be placed on its
18 official website.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The bill requires the Department of Health and Welfare to publish
its attested financial statement on its official internet
website. This is to provide for the accuracy of the financial
information submitted to the state controller and to assure that
the effectiveness of the underlying internal control structure is
transparent to the public.
There is no fiscal impact to the general fund.
Name: Rep Russ Mathews
Phone: 208 206-0860
208 528 7893
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE H 289