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APPROPRIATIONS – STATE BOARD OF LAND COMMISSIONERS – Relates to the appropriation to the Department of Lands and the Endowment Fund Investment Board for fiscal year 2025.

RS31582 / S1410

This appropriation to the Idaho Land Board provides enhancements to the FY 2025 maintenance budget for the Department of Lands and the Endowment Fund Investment Board. Enhancements include fire equipment for the East Idaho District, operating costs within the fire program, tree seedling coolers, fire program staffing, staffing within the Good Neighbor Authority, operating costs within the Good Neighbor Authority, support for the forestry assistant program, fire program equipment, recreation program equipment, a vehicle for GIS equipment, funding for staff computers, funding to purchase land for the Veterans Cemetery as an agency for the Division of Veteran Affairs, $1,000,000 for bonuses for Department of Lands firefighters, adjustments for the timber protective association, funding to continue support for the department's contract with the Idaho Geological Survey at the University of Idaho for abandoned mine database, replacement items; and an additional 2% CEC. The enhancements for the Department of Lands also include a reduction of 14.00 FTP and an increase of $97,000 for consolidation with the Office of Information Technology. Enhancements for the Endowment Fund Investment Board include funding to replace computer equipment and the 2% CEC.

The bill also appropriates and transfers $17,000,000 from the General Fund to Fire Suppression Deficiency Warrant Fund for fire suppression activities.

Bill Events
Date Description
03/05 Introduced; read first time; referred to JR for Printing
03/06 Reported Printed; referred to Finance
03/06 Reported out of Committee with Do Pass Recommendation; Filed for second reading
03/07 Read second time; filed for Third Reading
03/11 Read third time in full – PASSED - 22-13-0
AYES – Adams, Anthon, Burtenshaw, Cook, Den Hartog, Grow, Harris, Hartgen, Just, Lakey, Lee, Lent, Rabe, Ricks, Ruchti, Schroeder, Semmelroth, Taylor, VanOrden, Ward-Engelking, Winder, Wintrow
NAYS – Bernt, Bjerke, Carlson, Foreman, Guthrie, Hart, Herndon, Lenney, Nichols, Okuniewicz, Toews(Toews), Trakel, Zuiderveld
Absent and excused – None
Floor Sponsor - Burtenshaw
Title apvd - to House
03/12 Received from the Senate, Filed for First Reading
03/12 Read First Time, Filed for Second Reading
03/13 Read second time; Filed for Third Reading
03/14 Read Third Time in Full – PASSED - 42-26-2
AYES – Achilles, Allgood, Berch, Blanksma, Boyle, Bundy, Burns, Cheatum, Chew(Beazer), Clow, Cornilles, Dixon(1), Dixon(24), Durrant, Ehlers, Furniss, Galaviz, Gannon, Garner, Green, Handy, Horman, Lanting, Manwaring, Mathias, McCann, Mickelsen, Miller, Necochea, Nelsen, Petzke, Pickett, Raybould, Raymond, Roberts, Rubel, Sauter, Weber, Wheeler, Wroten, Yamamoto, Mr. Speaker
NAYS – Alfieri, Andrus, Barbieri, Cannon, Crane(13), Ehardt, Erickson, Gallagher, Hawkins, Healey, Hill, Holtzclaw, Kingsley, Lambert, Mendive, Mitchell, Monks, Palmer, Price, Redman, Scott, Skaug, Tanner, Vander Woude, Wisniewski, Young
Absent – Crane(12), Shepherd
Floor Sponsor - Miller
Title apvd - to Senate
03/15 Returned From House Passed; referred to enrolling
03/18 Reported enrolled; signed by President; to House for signature of Speaker
03/19 Received from Senate; Signed by Speaker; Returned to Senate
03/19 Reported signed by the Speaker & ordered delivered to Governor
03/20 Reported delivered to Governor at 4:52 p.m. on 03/19/24
03/22 Signed by Governor on 03/21/24
Session Law Chapter 146
Effective: 07/01/2024