Approp, parks & rec, orig
APPROPRIATIONS – DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION – Relates to the appropriation to the Department of Parks and Recreation for fiscal year 2024.

RS30621 / H0319

It This is the fiscal year 2024 original appropriation bill for the Department of Parks and Recreation. appropriates a total of $68,901,100 and caps the number of authorized full-time equivalent positions at 183.80.

The bill funds 12 line items, which includes 10.00 FTP and funding for additional park personnel; increased operating costs at parks; increased pay for seasonal employees; 2.00 FTP and funding for personnel within the motorized trail program; 0.83 FTP and funding to convert three part-time personnel to full-time; support for a media campaign to promote responsible off-highway vehicle use on public lands; funding to purchase an utility type vehicle for the motorized trail program; funding for group shelter and facilities at McCroskey State Part; funding for the Lionhead entrance station at Priest Lake State Park; appropriation to distribute increased grant fund revenue to grant recipients; 2.00 FTP and funding for a maintenance crew for the eastern region of the state; and appropriation from the ARPA State Fiscal Recovery Funds for maintenance projects and park improvements.

DISCLAIMER: This statement of purpose and fiscal note are a mere attachment to this bill and prepared by a proponent of the bill. It is neither intended as an expression of legislative intent nor intended for any use outside of the legislative process, including judicial review (Joint Rule 18).

Statement of Purpose / Fiscal Note

Bill SOP/FN INTRODUCED: 03/14/2023, 2:17 PM

Bill Events
Date Description
03/14 Introduced, read first time, referred to JRA for Printing
03/15 Reported Printed; Filed for Second Reading
03/16 Read second time; Filed for Third Reading
Rules Suspended: Ayes 66 Nays 0 Abs/Excd 4, read in full as required – PASSED - 54-13-3
AYES – Allgood, Andrus, Barbieri, Blanksma, Boyle, Bundy, Burns, Cannon, Cheatum, Chew, Clow, Cornilles, Crane(12), Dixon(1), Dixon(24), Durrant, Ehlers, Erickson, Furniss, Galaviz, Gannon, Garner, Green, Handy, Healey, Hill, Holtzclaw, Horman, Lanting, Manwaring, Mathias(Woodings), McCann, Mendive, Mickelsen, Mitchell, Monks, Necochea, Nelsen, Palmer, Petzke, Pickett, Raybould, Raymond, Roberts, Rubel, Sauter, Shepherd, Tanner, Vander Woude, Weber, Wheeler, Wroten, Yamamoto, Mr. Speaker
NAYS – Alfieri, Crane(13), Ehardt, Gallagher, Hawkins, Kingsley, Lambert, Price, Redman, Scott, Skaug, Wisniewski, Young
Absent – Berch, Miller, Nash
Floor Sponsor - Tanner
Title apvd - to Senate
03/17 Received from the House passed; filed for first reading
Introduced, read first time; referred to: Finance
03/20 Reported out of Committee with Do Pass Recommendation; Filed for second reading
03/21 Read second time; filed for Third Reading
03/24 Read third time in full – PASSED - 22-10-3
AYES – Adams, Anthon, Bernt, Bjerke, Burtenshaw, Cook, Den Hartog, Grow, Guthrie, Harris, Hartgen, Jones(Rabe), Just, Lakey, Lee, Lent, Schroeder, Semmelroth, Taylor, VanOrden, Winder, Wintrow
NAYS – Carlson, Foreman, Hart, Herndon, Lenney, Nichols, Okuniewicz, Toews, Trakel, Zuiderveld
Absent and excused – Ricks, Ruchti, Ward-Engelking
Floor Sponsor - Just
Title apvd - to House
03/28 Returned from Senate Passed; to JRA for Enrolling
Reported Enrolled; Signed by Speaker; Transmitted to Senate
Received from the House enrolled/signed by Speaker
Signed by President; returned to House
03/29 Returned Signed by the President; Ordered Transmitted to Governor
Delivered to Governor at 9:40 a.m. on March 29, 2023
03/31 Reported Signed by Governor on March 29, 2023
Session Law Chapter 195
Effective: 07/01/2023