S1233............................................................by FINANCE APPROPRIATIONS - HISTORICAL SOCIETY - Appropriating an additional $10,000 to the State Board of Education for the Idaho State Historical Society for fiscal year 2008; and expressing intent that the moneys be used for the Idaho Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission. 03/16 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing 03/19 Rpt prt - to Fin Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 03/20 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 03/22 3rd rdg - PASSED - 32-2-1 AYES -- Andreason, Bair, Bastian, Bilyeu, Broadsword, Cameron, Coiner, Corder, Darrington, Davis, Fulcher, Gannon, Geddes, Goedde, Hammond, Heinrich, Hill, Jorgenson, Kelly, Keough, Langhorst, Little, Lodge, Malepeai, McGee, McKague, McKenzie, Pearce, Richardson, Schroeder, Siddoway, Stegner NAYS -- Stennett, Werk Absent and excused -- Burkett Floor Sponsor - Hammond Title apvd - to House 03/23 House intro - 1st rdg - to 2nd rdg 03/26 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg Rls susp - PASSED - 68-0-2 AYES -- Andrus, Barrett, Bayer, Bedke, Bell, Bilbao, Black, Block, Bock, Boe, Bolz, Brackett, Bradford, Chadderdon, Chavez, Chew, Clark, Collins, Crane, Durst, Edmunson, Eskridge, Hagedorn, Hart, Harwood, Henbest, Henderson, Jaquet, Killen, King, Kren, Labrador, Lake, LeFavour, Loertscher, Luker, Marriott, Mathews, McGeachin, Mortimer, Moyle, Nielsen, Nonini, Pasley-Stuart, Patrick, Pence, Raybould, Ring, Ringo, Roberts, Ruchti, Rusche, Sayler, Schaefer, Shepherd(2), Shepherd(8), Shirley, Shively, Smith(30), Smith(24), Snodgrass, Stevenson, Thayn, Trail, Vander Woude, Wills, Wood(27), Wood(35) NAYS -- None Absent and excused -- Anderson, Mr. Speaker Floor Sponsor - Bell Title apvd - to Senate 03/26 To enrol 03/27 Rpt enrol - Pres signed - Sp signed 03/28 To Governor 04/02 Governor signed Session Law Chapter 338 Effective: 07/01/07
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]] Fifty-ninth Legislature First Regular Session - 2007 IN THE SENATE SENATE BILL NO. 1233 BY FINANCE COMMITTEE 1 AN ACT 2 APPROPRIATING ADDITIONAL MONEYS FOR THE IDAHO STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY FOR 3 FISCAL YEAR 2008; AND EXPRESSING LEGISLATIVE INTENT REGARDING THE USE OF 4 THE FUNDS. 5 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 6 SECTION 1. In addition to any other appropriation provided by law, there 7 is hereby appropriated to the State Board of Education for the Idaho State 8 Historical Society the following amount to be expended for the designated pro- 9 gram according to the designated expense class from the listed fund for the 10 period July 1, 2007, through June 30, 2008: 11 HISTORIC PRESERVATION AND EDUCATION: 12 FOR: 13 Operating Expenditures $10,000 14 FROM: 15 General Fund $10,000 16 SECTION 2. It is legislative intent that the moneys appropriated in Sec- 17 tion 1 of this act shall be used as seed money for the Idaho Abraham Lincoln 18 Bicentennial Commission established pursuant to Executive Order No. 2006-17.
|Statement of Purpose|
Former Governor Kempthorne issued Executive Order No. 2006-17 on May 12, 2006 establishing an Idaho Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission. This is a fiscal year 2008 appropriation to provide the Commission seed money to raise funds in support of a bicentennial celebration.
The purpose of the Commission is:
a. Plan for a statewide recognition and celebration of the 200th anniversary of Lincoln’s birth;
b. To educate the people of Idaho and the Nation about the unique relationship between the Idaho Territory and the sixteenth President of the United States;
c. To encourage and coordinate the activities of local historical societies, civic groups, public schools, institutions of higher education, chambers of commerce and other entities to celebrate the Lincoln Bicentennial;
d. To coordinate and establish a liaison with the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission of the United States and its Advisory Committee and those commissions established by other states;
e. To seek volunteer assistance, monetary donations, public and private grants, and legislative appropriations in support of its mission;
f. To support research, publications, historical analysis and exploration, the acquisition and preservation of artifacts and displays appropriate to the presentation and explanation of the career and contributions of Abraham Lincoln to the United States and Idaho;
g. To issue such interim and final reports and periodicals as shall advance the Commission’s work.
The fiscal impact is $10,000 in one-time General Funds.
Contact: Matt Freeman 334-4740
Legislative Services Office, Budget & Policy Analysis
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