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Approp, water resources, orig
APPROPRIATIONS – DEPARTMENT OF WATER RESOURCES – Relates to the appropriation to the Department of Water Resources for fiscal year 2024.

RS30668 / S1181

This is the FY 2024 original appropriation bill for the Department of Water Resources. This budget includes the appropriation for the Department of Water Resources, which administers water rights, performs regulatory functions, and develops tools and resources to record and monitor Idaho's water supply; and the Idaho Water Resource Board, which implements state water plan, financing water projects, sustainable management projects, and long-term vision and policy. It appropriates a total of $81,469,100 and caps the number of authorized full-time equivalent positions at 170.00. The bill funds two line items, which provide $716,000 for aquifer monitoring and measuring; and 3.00 FTP and $332,500 for Bear River Basin Adjudication.


Bill Events
Date Description
03/17 Introduced; read first time; referred to JR for Printing
03/20 Reported Printed; referred to Finance
Reported out of Committee with Do Pass Recommendation; Filed for second reading
03/21 Read second time; filed for Third Reading
03/23 Read third time in full – PASSED - 24-10-1
AYES – Adams, Bernt, Bjerke, Burtenshaw, Cook, Den Hartog, Grow, Guthrie, Harris, Hartgen, Just, Lakey, Lee, Lent, Rabe, Ricks, Ruchti, Schroeder, Semmelroth, Taylor, VanOrden, Ward-Engelking, Winder, Wintrow
NAYS – Carlson, Foreman, Hart, Herndon, Lenney, Nichols, Okuniewicz, Toews, Trakel, Zuiderveld
Absent and excused – Anthon
Floor Sponsor - Burtenshaw
Title apvd - to House
03/24 Received from the Senate, Filed for First Reading
Read First Time, Filed for Second Reading
03/28 Read second time; Filed for Third Reading
Rules Suspended: Ayes 70 Nays 0 Abs/Excd 0, read in full as required – PASSED - 52-18-0
AYES – Allgood, Andrus, Berch, Blanksma, Boyle, Bundy, Burns, Cannon, Cheatum, Chew, Clow, Dixon(1), Dixon(24), Durrant, Ehlers, Erickson, Furniss, Galaviz, Gannon, Garner, Green, Handy, Healey, Hill, Holtzclaw, Horman, Lanting, Manwaring, Mathias, McCann, Mickelsen, Miller, Mitchell, Monks, Nash, Necochea, Nelsen, Palmer, Petzke, Pickett, Raybould, Raymond, Roberts, Rubel, Sauter, Shepherd, Vander Woude, Weber, Wheeler, Wroten, Yamamoto, Mr. Speaker
NAYS – Alfieri, Barbieri, Cornilles, Crane(12), Crane(13), Ehardt, Gallagher, Hawkins, Kingsley, Lambert, Mendive, Price, Redman, Scott, Skaug, Tanner, Wisniewski, Young
Absent – None
Floor Sponsor - Raybould
Title apvd - to Senate
Returned From House Passed; referred to enrolling