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SENATE BILL NO. 1494<br /> – Approp, Community Colleges


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S1494............................................................by FINANCE
APPROPRIATIONS - COMMUNITY COLLEGES - Appropriates $29,966,400 to the State
Board of Education for Community College Support for fiscal year 2009; and
directs the allocation of certain funds.

03/12    Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing
03/13    Rpt prt - to Fin
    Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
03/14    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
03/17    3rd rdg - PASSED - 34-0-1
      AYES -- Andreason, Bair, Bastian, Bilyeu, Broadsword, Burkett,
      Cameron, Coiner, Corder, Darrington, Davis, Fulcher, 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 -- Gannon
    Floor Sponsor - Bastian
    Title apvd - to House
03/18    House intro - 1st rdg - to 2nd rdg
03/19    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
    Rls susp - PASSED - 63-2-5
      AYES -- Anderson, Andrus, Bayer, Bedke, Bell, Bilbao, Black, Block,
      Bock, Boe, Bolz, Bowers, Brackett, Bradford, Chadderdon, Chavez,
      Chew, Clark, Collins, Crane, Durst, Eskridge, Hagedorn, Hart,
      Harwood, Henderson, Jaquet, Killen, King, Kren, Labrador, Lake,
      LeFavour, Luker, Marriott, McGeachin, Mortimer, Moyle, Nielsen,
      Nonini, Pasley-Stuart, Patrick, Pence, Raybould, Ringo, Roberts,
      Ruchti, Rusche, Sayler, Schaefer, Shepherd(02), Shepherd(08),
      Shirley, Shively, Smith(30), Smith(24), Stevenson, Thayn, Thomas,
      Trail, Vander Woude, Wills, Wood(27)
      NAYS -- Barrett, Wood(35)
      Absent and excused -- Henbest, Loertscher, Mathews, Snodgrass, Mr.
    Floor Sponsor - Brackett
    Title apvd - to Senate
03/20    To enrol - Rpt enrol - Pres signed
03/21    Sp signed
03/24    To Governor
03/27    Governor signed
         Session Law Chapter 291
         Effective: 07/01/08

Bill Text

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


                                       IN THE SENATE

                                    SENATE BILL NO. 1494

                                    BY FINANCE COMMITTEE

  1                                        AN ACT

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

  5        SECTION  1.  There  is hereby appropriated to the State Board of Education
  6    for Community College Support the following amount to be expended according to
  7    the designated expense class from the listed funds  for  the  period  July  1,
  8    2008, through June 30, 2009:
  9    FOR:
 10    Trustee and Benefit Payments                                       $29,966,400
 11    FROM:
 12    General Fund                                                       $29,666,400
 13    Community College Fund                                                 300,000
 14      TOTAL                                                            $29,966,400

 15        SECTION  2.  The General Fund moneys appropriated in Section 1 of this act
 16    shall be allocated as follows: (1) $5,000,000 to the College of Western Idaho;
 17    and (2) the remainder pursuant to the formula as agreed to and  set  forth  in
 18    the 2006 document entitled "College of Southern Idaho and North Idaho College:
 19    State  General  Fund  Distribution Process." The community college fund moneys
 20    appropriated in Section 1 of this act shall  be  allocated  evenly  among  the
 21    three community colleges.

Statement of Purpose / Fiscal Impact

Statement of Purpose

This is the fiscal year 2009 appropriation for the Community Colleges in the amount of $29,966,400.



Fiscal Note
FTP  Gen  Ded  Fed  Total 

FY 2008 Original Appropriation 0.00  23,587,700  300,000  23,887,700 
Non-Cognizable Funds and Transfers 0.00 

FY 2008 Estimated Expenditures 0.00  23,587,700  300,000  23,887,700 
Removal of One-Time Expenditures 0.00  (137,700)  (137,700) 
Base Adjustments 0.00  5,000,000  5,000,000 

FY 2009 Base 0.00  28,450,000  300,000  28,750,000 
Benefit Costs 0.00  324,900  324,900 
Inflationary Adjustments 0.00  4,100  4,100 
Replacement Items 0.00  102,300  102,300 
Change in Employee Compensation 0.00  506,100  506,100 
Nondiscretionary Adjustments 0.00  279,000  279,000 

FY 2009 Program Maintenance 0.00  29,666,400  300,000  29,966,400 

Line Items          
Community Colleges          
 1. Rural Math/Science Dual Credit 0.00 
 2. Joint Pgm Development with Spokane CCs 0.00 
 3. Online Program Development 0.00 
 4. Campus Technology Upgrade 0.00 
 5. CWI Object Transfer 0.00 
 6. One-time Operating Support 0.00 
Lump-Sum or Other Adjustments 0.00 

FY 2009 Total 0.00  29,666,400  300,000  29,966,400 
Chg from FY 2008 Orig Approp 0.00  6,078,700  6,078,700 
% Chg from FY 2008 Orig Approp.   25.8%  0.0%    25.4% 

This appropriation reflects an artificially inflated General Fund increase as a result of the transfer in (shown as a “base adjustment”) of $5,000,000 from the Office of the State Board of Education budget for the newly created College of Western Idaho.

Section 2 of the bill directs the General Fund appropriation to be allocated as follows: $5,000,000 to the new College of Western Idaho, with the remainder split between College of Southern Idaho and North Idaho College under the current formula established by the two colleges.

Contact: Matt Freeman 334-4740

Legislative Services Office, Budget & Policy Analysis

Statement of Purpose/Fiscal Note Bill No. S1494