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HOUSE BILL NO. 50
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H0050......................................................by STATE AFFAIRS
GRAPE GROWERS AND WINE PRODUCERS COMMISSION - Amends existing law relating
to the Idaho Grape Growers and Wine Producers Commission to revise
provisions relating to the disbursement of moneys from the accounts of the
commission; and to provide for biennial audits.
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]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]]
Fifty-ninth Legislature First Regular Session - 2007
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
HOUSE BILL NO. 50
BY STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO THE IDAHO GRAPE GROWERS AND WINE PRODUCERS COMMISSION; AMENDING
3 SECTION 54-3607, IDAHO CODE, TO REVISE PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE DIS-
4 BURSEMENT OF MONEYS FROM THE ACCOUNTS OF THE IDAHO GRAPE GROWERS AND WINE
5 PRODUCERS COMMISSION, TO PROVIDE FOR BIENNIAL AUDITS OF MONEYS RECEIVED OR
6 EXPENDED BY THE COMMISSION AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS.
7 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
8 SECTION 1. That Section 54-3607, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
9 amended to read as follows:
10 54-3607. COMMISSION ACCOUNT. (1) The commission may accept tax receipts,
11 grants, donations and gifts of funds from any source for expenditure for any
12 purpose consistent with this act chapter, which may be specified as a condi-
13 tion of any grant, donation or gift. All funds received under the provisions
14 of this act chapter or as provided by law shall be paid to the commission and
15 shall be deposited into a bank account in the name of the Idaho grape growers
16 and wine producers commission. Moneys in the bank account are continuously
17 appropriated and made available for defraying the expenses of the commission
18 in carrying out the provisions of this chapter. Immediately upon receipt, all
19 moneys received by the commission shall be deposited in one (1) or more sepa-
20 rate accounts in the name of the commission in one (1) or more banks or trust
21 companies approved under chapter 27, title 67, Idaho Code, as state deposito-
22 ries. The commission shall designate such banks or trust companies. All funds
23 so deposited are hereby continuously appropriated for the purpose of carrying
24 out the provisions of this chapter.
25 (2) Funds can be withdrawn or paid out of such accounts only upon checks
26 or other orders upon such accounts signed by two one ( 21) officer s designated
27 by the commission.
28 (3) The right is reserved to the state of Idaho to audit the funds of the
29 commission at any time.
30 (4) On or before January 15 of each year, the commission shall file with
31 the senate agricultural affairs committee, the house agricultural affairs com-
32 mittee, the legislative council, the state controller, and the division of
33 financial management, a report showing the annual income and expenses by stan-
34 dard classification of the commission during the preceding fiscal year. The
35 report shall also include an estimate of income to the commission for the cur-
36 rent and next fiscal year and a projection of anticipated expenses by category
37 for the current and next fiscal year. From and after January 15, 1989, the
38 report shall also include a reconciliation between the estimated income and
39 expenses projected and the actual income and expenses of the preceding fiscal
41 (5) All moneys received or expended by the commission shall be audited
42 annually biennially by a certified public accountant designated by the commis-
43 sion, who shall furnish a copy of such audit to the director of legislative
1 services and to the senate agricultural affairs committee and the house agri-
2 cultural affairs committee. The audit shall be completed within ninety (90)
3 days following the close of the fiscal year.
4 (6) The expenditures of the commission are expressly exempted from the
5 provisions of sections 67-2007 and 67-2008, Idaho Code.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The purpose of this legislation is to make two changes to the
Idaho Grape Growers and Wine Producers Commission. First it
reduced the requirement of two signatures to one on the checking
account and second it changes the audit to biennially from
annually as recommended by Legislative Audits.
There is no fiscal impact to the General Fund.
Name: Rep. Darrell Bolz
Sen. Patti Anne Lodge
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE H 50