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HOUSE BILL NO. 352 – Approp, Public Broadcasting


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H0352.....................................................by APPROPRIATIONS
APPROPRIATIONS - PUBLIC BROADCASTING - Appropriates $2,985,400 to the State
Board of Education for the Idaho Educational Public Broadcasting System for
fiscal year 2006; limits the number of authorized full-time equivalent
positions to 33; and expresses legislative intent with regard to a state
match for television studio equipment.
03/17    House intro - 1st rdg - to printing
03/18    Rpt prt - to 2nd rdg
03/21    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
    Rls susp - PASSED - 54-12-4
      AYES -- Anderson, Bastian, Bayer, Bedke, Bell, Bilbao, Block, Boe,
      Bolz, Bradford, Cannon, Chadderdon, Clark, Collins, Crow, Deal,
      Denney, Edmunson(Barker), Ellsworth, Field(18), Field(23), Garrett,
      Hart, Henbest, Henderson, Jaquet, Jones, Kemp, Lake, LeFavour,
      Martinez, Miller, Mitchell, Moyle, Nonini, Pasley-Stuart, Pence,
      Raybould, Ringo, Rusche, Rydalch, Sayler, Schaefer, Shepherd(2),
      Shirley, Skippen, Smith(30), Smith(24), Smylie, Snodgrass, Stevenson,
      Trail, Wills, Mr. Speaker
      NAYS -- Andrus, Barraclough, Barrett, Loertscher, Mathews, McGeachin,
      McKague, Nielsen, Ring, Sali, Shepherd(8), Wood
      Absent and excused -- Black, Eskridge, Harwood, Roberts
    Floor Sponsor - Ringo
    Title apvd - to Senate
03/22    Senate intro - 1st rdg - to Fin
03/23    Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
03/24    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
    Rls susp - PASSED - 34-0-0, 1 vacancy
      AYES -- Andreason, Brandt, Broadsword, Bunderson, Burkett,
      Burtenshaw, Cameron, Coiner, Compton, Corder, Darrington, Davis,
      Gannon, Geddes, Goedde, Hill, Jorgenson, Kelly, Keough, Langhorst,
      Little, Lodge, Malepeai, Marley, McGee, McKenzie, Pearce, Richardson,
      Schroeder, Stegner, Stennett, Sweet, Werk, Williams
      NAYS -- None
      Absent and excused -- (District 21 seat vacant)
    Floor Sponsor - Marley
    Title apvd - to House
03/28    To enrol
03/29    Rpt enrol - Sp signed
03/30    Pres signed
03/31    To Governor
04/06    Governor signed
         Session Law Chapter 296
         Effective: 07/01/05

Bill Text

  ||||              LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO             ||||
 Fifty-eighth Legislature                First Regular Session - 2005
                              IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                                     HOUSE BILL NO. 352
                                BY APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE
  1                                        AN ACT
  5    Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
  6        SECTION 1.  There is hereby appropriated to the State Board  of  Education
  7    for  the Idaho Educational Public Broadcasting System the following amounts to
  8    be expended according to the designated expense classes from the listed  funds
  9    for the period July 1, 2005, through June 30, 2006:
 10                             FOR          FOR            FOR
 11                          PERSONNEL    OPERATING       CAPITAL
 12                            COSTS     EXPENDITURES     OUTLAY      TOTAL
 13    FROM:
 14    General Fund       $  890,500        $696,300                 $1,586,800
 15    Economic Recovery
 16     Reserve Fund                          10,000     $521,400       531,400
 17    Miscellaneous
 18     Revenue Fund         867,200                                    867,200
 19      TOTAL            $1,757,700        $706,300     $521,400    $2,985,400
 20        SECTION 2.  In accordance with Section 67-3519, Idaho Code, the Idaho Edu-
 21    cational  Public  Broadcasting  System is authorized no more than thirty-three
 22    (33) full-time equivalent positions to be funded by the appropriation in  Sec-
 23    tion  1 of this act, at any point during the period July 1, 2005, through June
 24    30, 2006, unless specifically authorized by the Governor. The  Joint  Finance-
 25    Appropriations  Committee will be notified promptly of any increased positions
 26    so authorized.
 27        SECTION 3.  Of the moneys appropriated in Section 1 of this act,  $496,700
 28    shall  be used solely and only to match funds from nonstate sources to replace
 29    old television studio equipment. The state match so provided shall not  exceed
 30    fifty  percent  (50%).  Any  unspent and unencumbered state funds remaining on
 31    June 30, 2006, shall be deposited in the General Fund.

Statement of Purpose / Fiscal Impact

Statement of Purpose

This is the Fiscal Year 2006 appropriation for Idaho Public Television.



Fiscal Note
FTP  Gen  Ded  Fed  Total 

FY 2005 Original Appropriation 33.00  1,586,700  854,600  2,441,300 
HB 805 One-time 1% Salary Increase 0.00  8,300  7,200  15,500 

FY 2005 Total Appropriation 33.00  1,595,000  861,800  2,456,800 
Budgeted Reversion 0.00  (14,200)  (14,200) 

FY 2005 Estimated Expenditures 33.00  1,580,800  861,800  2,442,600 
Removal of One-Time Expenditures 0.00  (7,600)  (7,200)  (14,800) 
Base Adjustments 0.00  13,500  13,500 

FY 2006 Base 33.00  1,586,700  854,600  2,441,300 
Benefit Costs 0.00  10,200  12,600  22,800 
Inflationary Adjustments 0.00 
Replacement Items 0.00  9,600  531,400  541,000 
Nonstandard Adjustments 0.00  (19,700)  (19,700) 
Change in Employee Compensation 0.00 
27th Payroll 0.00 

FY 2006 Total 33.00  1,586,800  1,398,600  2,985,400 
Chg from FY 2005 Orig Approp 0.00  100  544,000  544,100 
% Chg from FY 2005 Orig Approp. 0.0%  0.0%  63.7%     22.3%  

The Fiscal Year 2006 appropriation for Idaho Public Television includes $22,800 for the increased cost of employee health insurance. Nonstandard Adjustments include increases in leased office space and transmitter sites, and reductions in Attorney General fees, risk management fees, State Controller fees, and State Treasurer fees.

Replacement Items include $9,600 in General Fund money for a new phone system and the lease of a passenger van. Also included is $521,400 from the Economic Recovery Reserve Fund to replace one pickup truck, one snowmobile, and 50% of the cost of upgrading aging studio equipment at the main Boise broadcast studio. The appropriation also includes language in Section 3 that requires that the $496,700 provided for studio equipment can only be used to match grants from non-state sources, and that the state share of the match may not exceed 50%. Any funds not used for such matches by the end of FY 2006 must be deposited in the General Fund.


Contact: Jason Hancock 334-4739

Legislative Services Office, Budget & Policy Analysis

Statement of Purpose/Fiscal Note Bill No. H352