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HOUSE BILL NO. 538<br /> – Approp, Tax Comm, add’l


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H0538.....................................................by APPROPRIATIONS
APPROPRIATIONS - TAX COMMISSION - Appropriates an additional $108,000 to
the State Tax Commission for fiscal year 2008.

02/15    House intro - 1st rdg - to printing
02/18    Rpt prt - to 2nd rdg
02/19    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
02/20    3rd rdg - PASSED - 64-0-6
      AYES -- Anderson, Andrus, Barrett, Bayer, Bell, Bilbao, Black, Block,
      Bock, Boe, Bolz, Bowers, Bradford, Chadderdon, Chavez, Chew, Clark,
      Collins, Crane, Durst, Eskridge, Hagedorn, Hart, Harwood,
      Henbest(Burgoyne), Henderson, Jaquet, Killen, King, Kren, Labrador,
      Lake, LeFavour, Loertscher, Luker, Marriott, Mathews, McGeachin,
      Mortimer, Moyle, Nielsen, Nonini, Pasley-Stuart, Pence, Raybould,
      Ringo, Roberts, Ruchti, Rusche, Sayler, Schaefer, Shepherd(02),
      Shepherd(08), Shively, Smith(24), Smith(30)(Stanek), Snodgrass,
      Stevenson, Thayn, Thomas, Vander Woude, Wills, Wood(27), Mr. Speaker
      NAYS -- None
      Absent and excused -- Bedke, Brackett, Patrick, Shirley, Trail,
    Floor Sponsor - Eskridge
    Title apvd - to Senate
02/21    Senate intro - 1st rdg - to Fin
02/22    Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
02/25    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
03/04    3rd rdg - PASSED - 35-0-0
      AYES -- Andreason, Bair, Bastian, Bilyeu, Broadsword, Burkett,
      Cameron, Coiner, Corder, Darrington, Davis, Fulcher, Gannon, Geddes,
      Goedde, Hammond, Heinrich, Hill, Jorgenson, Kelly, Keough, Langhorst,
      Little, Lodge, Malepeai(Sagness), McGee, McKague, McKenzie, Pearce,
      Richardson, Schroeder, Siddoway, Stegner, Stennett, Werk
      NAYS -- None
      Absent and excused -- None
    Floor Sponsor - Bilyeu
    Title apvd - to House
03/05    To enrol
03/06    Rpt enrol - Sp signed
03/07    Pres signed
03/10    To Governor
03/14    Governor signed
         Session Law Chapter 95
         Effective: 03/14/08

Bill Text

  ]]]]              LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO             ]]]]
 Fifty-ninth Legislature                  Second Regular Session - 2008


                              IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                                     HOUSE BILL NO. 538

                                BY APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE

  1                                        AN ACT

  4    Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:

  5        SECTION  1.  In  addition  to the appropriation made in Section 1, Chapter
  6    231, Laws of 2007, there is hereby appropriated to the State Tax Commission in
  7    the Department of Revenue and Taxation the following amount to be expended for
  8    the specified program according to  the  designated  expense  class  from  the
  9    listed funds for the period July 1, 2007, through June 30, 2008:
 11    FOR:
 12    Capital Outlay                                                        $108,000
 13    FROM:
 14    General Fund                                                          $ 97,200
 15    Administration Services for Transportation Fund                         10,800
 16      TOTAL                                                               $108,000

 17        SECTION  2.  An  emergency  existing  therefor,  which emergency is hereby
 18    declared to exist, this act shall be in full force and effect on and after its
 19    passage and approval.

Statement of Purpose / Fiscal Impact

Statement of Purpose

This is a fiscal year 2008 supplemental appropriation to the State Tax Commission in the amount of $108,000 of which $97,200 is from the General Fund and $10,800 is from dedicated funds.

Funding is provided to purchase an imaging machine to provide critical capacity and backup capability to Revenue Operations most basic and fundamental process — processing tax returns during the tax drive from January through June. The Tax Commission installed one machine last year and found that is was not sufficient. The vendor lent the agency a second machine to maintain operations. Cost of machine of $108,000 is one-time with annual maintenance of $28,000 to be absorbed in the agency’s base budget. Funding is split 90% from the General Fund and 10% from the Administration Services to Transportation Fund.



Fiscal Note
FTP  Gen  Ded  Fed  Total 

FY 2008 Original Appropriation 413.50  27,374,200  6,642,900  34,017,100 

State Tax Commission          
 1. Imaging Machine 0.00  97,200  10,800  108,000 

FY 2008 Total Appropriation 413.50  27,471,400  6,653,700  34,125,100 
Chg from FY 2008 Orig Approp 0.00  97,200  10,800  108,000 
% Chg from FY 2008 Orig Approp. 0.0%  0.4%  0.2%    0.3% 

This appropriation is one-time.

Contact: Ray Houston 334-4741

Legislative Services Office, Budget & Policy Analysis

Statement of Purpose/Fiscal Note Bill No. H538