Approp, dept of ag, trailer
APPROPRIATIONS – DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE – Relates to the appropriation to the Department of Agriculture for fiscal years 2024 and 2025.

RS31429 / S1372

This appropriation to the Department of Agriculture provides enhancements to the FY 2025 maintenance budget that includes for funding for 6.00 additional FTP and funding for a veterinarian in eastern Idaho, dairy inspectors, seed lab personnel, to enhance the Idaho Preferred program, to build a storage facility, to provide international trade support with Japan, for the resilient food systems grant, to provide CEC for fruit and vegetable inspectors, for the Honey Commission, funding for quagga mussel, replacement items, and additional 2% CEC. This bill also transfers $5,000,000 from the General Fund to the Invasive Species Fund to be used for quagga mussels. This appropriation also includes a deficiency warrant that reimburses the Department of Agriculture for prior fiscal year costs to survey and control pests on state and private lands authorized under Chapters 19 and 20, Title 22, Idaho Code. This action provides for moneys from the General Fund to be transferred to the Pest Control Deficiency Warrant Fund in the amount of $627,900.

Bill Events
Date Description
02/23 Introduced; read first time; referred to JR for Printing
02/26 Reported Printed; referred to Finance
02/26 Reported out of Committee with Do Pass Recommendation; Filed for second reading
02/27 Read second time; filed for Third Reading
02/29 Read third time in full – PASSED - 23-10-2
AYES – Adams, Anthon, Bernt, Bjerke, Burtenshaw, Cook, Den Hartog, Guthrie, Harris, Hartgen, Just, Lakey, Lee, Lent, Moser(Semmelroth), Rabe, Ricks, Ruchti, Schroeder, Taylor, VanOrden, Ward-Engelking, Wintrow
NAYS – Foreman, Forsmann(Carlson), Hart, Herndon, Lenney, Nichols, Okuniewicz, Toews, Trakel, Zuiderveld
Absent and excused – Grow, Winder
Floor Sponsor - Burtenshaw
Title apvd - to House
03/01 Received from the Senate, Filed for First Reading
03/01 Read First Time, Filed for Second Reading
03/04 Read second time; Filed for Third Reading
03/05 U.C. to hold place on third reading calendar one legislative day
03/06 U.C. to hold place on third reading calendar one legislative day; objection
03/07 U.C. to hold place on third reading calendar one legislative day
03/08 U.C. to hold place on third reading calendar until Monday, March 11, 2024
03/11 U.C. to hold place on third reading calendar one legislative day
03/12 Read Third Time in Full – PASSED - 53-16-1
AYES – Achilles, Allgood, Andrus, Berch, Blanksma, Boyle, Bundy, Burns, Cannon, Cheatum, Chew(Beazer), Clow, Cornilles, Dixon(1), Dixon(24), Durrant, Ehardt, Ehlers, Erickson, Furniss, Gannon, Garner, Green, Handy, Healey, Hill(McKnight), Holtzclaw, Horman, Lanting, Manwaring, Mathias, McCann, Mickelsen, Miller, Mitchell, Monks, Necochea, Nelsen, Petzke, Pickett, Raybould, Raymond, Roberts, Rubel, Sauter, Shepherd, Vander Woude, Weber, Wheeler, Wroten, Yamamoto, Young, Mr. Speaker
NAYS – Alfieri, Barbieri, Crane(12), Crane(13), Gallagher, Hawkins, Kingsley, Lambert, Mendive, Palmer, Price, Redman, Scott, Skaug, Tanner, Wisniewski
Absent – Galaviz
Floor Sponsor - Bundy
Title apvd - to Senate
03/12 Returned From House Passed; referred to enrolling
03/13 Reported enrolled; signed by President; to House for signature of Speaker
03/13 Received from Senate; Signed by Speaker; Returned to Senate
03/14 Reported signed by the Speaker & ordered delivered to Governor
03/14 Reported delivered to Governor at 1 p.m. on 03/14/24
03/21 Signed by Governor on 03/20/24
Session Law Chapter 109
Effective: 03/20/2024 SECTION 3;
07/01/2024 SECTION 1, 2, & 4