S1494............................................................by FINANCE APPROPRIATIONS - ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY DEPARTMENT - Directing the State Controller to transfer funds; and appropriating an additional $100,000 to the Department of Environmental Quality for the Air Quality Program for fiscal years 2007 and 2008. 04/04 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing Rpt prt - to Fin Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 04/05 Rls susp - PASSED - 21-12-2 AYES -- Broadsword, Bunderson, Burkett, Cameron, Coiner, Compton, Corder, Darrington, Gannon, Geddes, Goedde, Kelly, Keough, Langhorst, Little, Malepeai, Marley, McGee, Schroeder, Stennett, Werk NAYS -- Andreason, Brandt, Burtenshaw, Fulcher, Hill, Jorgenson, McKenzie, Pearce, Richardson, Stegner, Sweet, Williams Absent and excused -- Davis, Lodge Floor Sponsors - Werk & Langhorst Title apvd - to House 04/05 House intro - 1st rdg - to 2nd rdg 04/06 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg Rls susp - PASSED - 50-17-3 AYES -- Anderson, Barraclough, Bastian, Bedke, Bell, Bilbao, Black, Block, Boe, Brackett, Bradford, Cannon, Chadderdon, Clark, Deal, Edmunson, Ellsworth, Eskridge, Field(18), Field(23), Garrett, Henderson, Jaquet, Kemp, LeFavour, Martinez, Mathews, Miller, Mitchell, Moyle, Nielsen, Nonini, Pasley-Stuart, Pence, Raybould, Ring, Ringo, Rusche, Sayler, Schaefer, Shirley, Skippen, Smith(30), Smith(24), Smylie, Snodgrass, Stevenson, Trail, Wills, Mr. Speaker NAYS -- Andrus, Barrett, Bayer, Bolz, Collins, Crow, Denney, Hart, Harwood, Lake, Loertscher, McGeachin, McKague, Rydalch, Sali, Shepherd(8), Wood Absent and excused -- Henbest, Roberts, Shepherd(2) Floor Sponsor - Skippen Title apvd - to Senate 04/06 To enrol - Rpt enrol - Pres signed - Sp signed 04/07 To Governor 04/12 Governor signed Session Law Chapter 441 Effective: 07/01/06
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]] Fifty-eighth Legislature Second Regular Session - 2006 IN THE SENATE SENATE BILL NO. 1494 BY FINANCE COMMITTEE 1 AN ACT 2 DIRECTING THE STATE CONTROLLER TO TRANSFER MONEYS FROM THE GENERAL FUND TO THE 3 ECONOMIC RECOVERY RESERVE FUND; DIRECTING THE TRANSFER OF MONEYS FROM THE 4 ECONOMIC RECOVERY RESERVE FUND TO THE TREASURE VALLEY AIR QUALITY TRUST 5 FUND; AND APPROPRIATING ADDITIONAL MONEYS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMEN- 6 TAL QUALITY FOR FISCAL YEAR 2007 THROUGH FISCAL YEAR 2008. 7 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 8 SECTION 1. On July 1, 2006, or as soon thereafter as possible, the State 9 Controller shall transfer the sum of $50,000 from the General Fund to the Eco- 10 nomic Recovery Reserve Fund. 11 SECTION 2. The State Controller is hereby directed to transfer up to 12 $50,000 from the Economic Recovery Reserve Fund to the Treasure Valley Air 13 Quality Trust Fund, at the request of the Director of the Department of Envi- 14 ronmental Quality, for a dollar-for-dollar match for contributions made to the 15 Treasure Valley Air Quality Trust Fund for a public awareness campaign. 16 SECTION 3. In addition to any other appropriation provided by law, there 17 is hereby appropriated to the Department of Environmental Quality $100,000 18 from the Treasure Valley Air Quality Trust Fund for the Air Quality Program to 19 be expended as determined by the Treasure Valley Air Quality Council for the 20 period July 1, 2006, through June 30, 2008.
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This appropriation provides state funding as a dollar-for-dollar match to private contributions made to the Treasure Valley Air Quality Council. The Treasure Valley Air Quality Council, created in 2005, is responsible for developing a comprehensive air quality management plan for Ada and Canyon Counties. The Council is undergoing a fund raising effort to conduct a public awareness campaign and is in the process of raising $50,000 from contributions.
This appropriation provides a transfer from the General Fund to the Economic Recovery Reserve Fund for up to $50,000 in state funding as a dollar-for-dollar match to private contributions. It then provides $100,000 in spending authority to the Department of Environmental Quality for the expenditure of the contributions and the state match.
Contact: Ray Houston 334-4741
Legislative Services Office, Budget & Policy Analysis
|Statement of Purpose/Fiscal Note||Bill No. S1494|