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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relating to the Idaho Beef Council to increase assessments in the event the federal Beef Promotion and Research Act is no longer in effect; and to provide for refunds. 01/26 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing 01/27 Rpt prt - to Agric Aff 02/02 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 02/03 2nd rdg - to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
]]]] 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 2 RELATING TO THE IDAHO BEEF COUNCIL; AMENDING SECTION 25-2907, IDAHO CODE, TO 3 INCREASE CERTAIN ASSESSMENTS UNDER TERMS SPECIFIED AND TO PROVIDE FOR 4 REFUNDS UNDER TERMS SPECIFIED; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY. 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 ($1.00) per head. 27 (b) Any person may submit a written request for a refund of a collected 28 assessment, or any portion thereof, to the council within thirty (30) cal- 29 endar days after payment of the assessment. The council shall make the 30 refund no later than sixty (60) calendar days after receipt of the refund 31 request, provided the council has received the assessment from the state 32 brand inspector. 33 SECTION 2. An emergency existing therefor, which emergency is hereby 34 declared to exist, this act shall be in full force and effect on and after its 35 passage and approval.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE RS 14651C1 The purpose of this proposed legislation is to provide for the Idaho Beef Council to have the authority to raise the beef promotion state assessment on cattle from not more than fifty cents ($.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 (208)343-1615 Stan Boyd, Idaho Cattle Association (208)344-2271 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE S 1056