STATE GOVERNMENT AND STATE AFFAIRS
CAPITOL BUILDING AND GROUNDS
67-1610. Capitol permanent endowment fund. (1) There is hereby created a permanent fund within the state treasury to be known as the capitol permanent endowment fund, consisting of, from this point forward: (a) the proceeds of the sale of lands granted to the state of Idaho for the purpose of facilitating the construction, repair, furnishing and improvement of public buildings at its capitol by an Act of Congress (26 Stat. L. 214, ch. 656 (1890) (as amended)) entitled "An Act to Provide for the Admission of the State of Idaho into the Union," comprising thirty-two thousand (32,000) acres, or any portion thereof, or mineral therein; (b) earnings of the capitol permanent endowment fund; (c) proceeds of the sale of timber growing upon capitol endowment lands; (d) proceeds of leases of capitol buildings endowment lands; (e) proceeds of interest charged upon deferred payments on capitol buildings endowment lands or timber on those lands; (f) all unappropriated and unencumbered moneys in the public building fund shown on the state controller’s chart of accounts as the capitol permanent endowment fund; (g) retained earnings to compensate for the effects of inflation; and (h) legislative appropriations. The fund shall be managed by the endowment fund investment board in accordance with chapter 5, title 68, Idaho Code.
(2) On July 1 of each fiscal year, the endowment fund investment board shall distribute to the capitol maintenance reserve fund created in section 67-1610A, Idaho Code, an amount equal to a percentage approved by the board of the value of the capitol permanent endowment fund that is calculated to provide a stable source of moneys to allow for the maintenance, repair and restoration of the capitol, and to provide for administrative costs incurred managing the assets of the capitol permanent endowment, while still preserving and increasing over time the value of the capitol permanent endowment fund.
[67-1610, added 1998, ch. 306, sec. 2, p. 1011; am. 2003, ch. 32, sec. 43, p. 142; am. 2004, ch. 25, sec. 1, p. 41; am. 2013, ch. 111, sec. 1, p. 266.]