2007 Legislation
Print Friendly

SENATE BILL NO. 1233 – Approp, Historical Society, add’l


View Bill Status

View Bill Text

View Statement of Purpose / Fiscal Impact

Text to be added within a bill has been marked with Bold and
Underline. Text to be removed has been marked with
Strikethrough and Italic. How these codes are actually displayed will
vary based on the browser software you are using.

This sentence is marked with bold and underline to show added text.

This sentence is marked with strikethrough and italic, indicating
text to be removed.

Bill Status

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

Bill Text

  ]]]]              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
  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:
 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 / Fiscal Impact

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.


Fiscal Note

The fiscal impact is $10,000 in one-time General Funds.

Contact: Matt Freeman 334-4740
Legislative Services Office, Budget & Policy Analysis

Statement of Purpose/Fiscal Note Bill No. S1233