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SENATE BILL NO. 1056 – Beef council, assessments


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S1056...............................................by AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS
BEEF COUNCIL - ASSESSMENTS - Amends existing law relating to the Idaho Beef
Council to increase assessments in the event the federal Beef Promotion and
Research Act is no longer in effect; and to provide for refunds.
01/26    Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing
01/27    Rpt prt - to Agric Aff
02/02    Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
02/03    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
02/08    3rd rdg - PASSED - 35-0-0
      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, Noble, Pearce,
      Richardson, Schroeder, Stegner, Stennett, Sweet, Werk, Williams
      NAYS -- None
      Absent and excused -- None
    Floor Sponsor - Gannon
    Title apvd - to House
02/09    House intro - 1st rdg - to Agric Aff
03/11    Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
03/14    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
03/15    3rd rdg - PASSED - 56-13-1
      AYES -- Anderson, Andrus, Bastian, Bayer, Bedke, Bell, Bilbao, Black,
      Block, Bolz, Bradford, Cannon, Chadderdon, Clark, Collins, Crow,
      Deal, Denney, Edmunson, Ellsworth, Eskridge, Field(18), Field(23),
      Garrett, Hart(Jacobson), Harwood, Henderson, Jones, Kemp, Lake,
      Martinez, Mathews, McGeachin, Miller, Mitchell, Moyle, Nielsen,
      Nonini, Pence, Raybould, Ringo, Roberts, Rydalch, Sayler, Schaefer,
      Shepherd(2), Shepherd(8), Shirley, Skippen, Smith(30), Smylie,
      Snodgrass, Stevenson, Trail, Wills, Mr. Speaker
      NAYS -- Barraclough, Barrett, Boe, Henbest, Jaquet, LeFavour,
      Loertscher, McKague, Pasley-Stuart, Ring, Rusche, Sali, Wood
      Absent and excused -- Smith(24)
    Floor Sponsor - Lake
    Title apvd - to Senate
03/16    To enrol
03/17    Rpt enrol - Pres signed
03/18    Sp signed
03/21    To Governor
03/23    Governor signed
         Session Law Chapter 116
         Effective: 03/23/05

Bill Text

  ]]]]              LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO             ]]]]
 Fifty-eighth Legislature                   First Regular Session - 2005
                                       IN THE SENATE
                                    SENATE BILL NO. 1056
                             BY AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
  1                                        AN ACT
  5    Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
  6        SECTION 1.  That Section 25-2907, Idaho Code, be, and the same  is  hereby
  7    amended to read as follows:
  8        25-2907.  ASSESSMENTS  --  COLLECTION.  (1)  There  is  hereby  levied and
  9    imposed upon all cattle an assessment of not more than fifty cents  (50¢)  per
 10    head, to be paid by the owner.
 11        (2)  The assessment imposed by this section shall be collected:
 12        (a)  Each time a change in ownership of cattle occurs.
 13        (b)  When  Idaho  cattle leave the state permanently even though no change
 14        in ownership occurs.
 15        (3)  The state brand inspector shall collect state or other beef promotion
 16    assessments in addition to, at the same time and in the same manner as the fee
 17    charged for the state brand inspection. Such assessment so  collected  belongs
 18    to  and  shall  be paid to the Idaho beef council, either directly or later by
 19    remittance together with a report. The council shall reimburse the state brand
 20    inspector for the reasonable and necessary expenses incurred for such  collec-
 21    tion, in an amount determined by the council and the inspector.
 22        (4)  In the event the federal beef promotion and research act is no longer
 23    in effect:
 24        (a)  The  Idaho  beef  council  shall  have  the authority to increase the
 25        assessment provided for in subsection (1) of this section to not more than
 26        one dollar ($1.00) per head.
 27        (b)  Any person may submit a written request for a refund of  a  collected
 28        assessment, or any portion thereof, to the council within thirty (30) cal-
 29        endar  days  after  payment  of the assessment. The council shall make the
 30        refund no later than sixty (60) calendar days after receipt of the  refund
 31        request,  provided  the council has received the assessment from the state
 32        brand inspector.
 33        SECTION 2.  An emergency existing  therefor,  which  emergency  is  hereby
 34    declared to exist, this act shall be in full force and effect on and after its
 35    passage and approval.

Statement of Purpose / Fiscal Impact

                       STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
                           RS 14651C1
The purpose of this proposed legislation is to provide for the
Idaho Beef Council to have the authority to raise the beef
promotion state assessment on cattle from not more than fifty
cents ($.50) per head to not more than one dollar ($1.00) per
head.  The authority to raise this assessment would be authorized
only if the federal beef promotion and research act is no longer
in effect.  Should this increase take place, a refund for the
collected assessment, or any portion thereof, would be allowed.

The legislation contains an emergency clause in case the federal
beef promotion and research act is no longer in effect prior to
July 1, 2005.

                         FISCAL IMPACT
No fiscal impact to the General Fund. 

Contact:  Lloyd Knight, Idaho Cattle Association  
          Stan Boyd, Idaho Cattle Association

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE                      S 1056