HB595 (2005) Detail

Establishing the position of state meat inspector.


HB 595-FN – AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

30Mar2005… 0698h

2005 SESSION

05-0437

08/04

HOUSE BILL 595-FN

AN ACT establishing the position of state meat inspector.

SPONSORS: Rep. B. Williams, Graf 8; Rep. Babson, Carr 3; Rep. O'Connell, Hills 6

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

AMENDED ANALYSIS

This bill establishes the position of state meat inspector. The position is funded by government and private grants.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

 

30Mar2005… 0698h

05-0437

08/04

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Five

AN ACT establishing the position of state meat inspector.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 Position Established. There is established in the department of agriculture, markets, and food, the position of state meat inspector who shall be a classified state employee. The state meat inspector shall enforce the provisions of RSA 427:1 through RSA 427:37. Said position shall be funded entirely through federal, state, and private grants.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect July 1, 2005.

 

 

LBAO

05-0437

1/28/05

HB 595-FN - FISCAL NOTE

AN ACT establishing the position of state meat inspector.

FISCAL IMPACT:

The Department of Agriculture determined this bill will increase state expenditures by $72,523 in FY 2006, $43,180 in FY 2007, $46,887 in FY 2008 and by $49,269 in FY 2008. State restricted revenue will increase by $36,261 in FY 2006, $21,590 in FY 2007, by $23,443 in FY 2008 and by $24,634 in FY 2009. There will be no fiscal impact on county and local revenue or expenditures.

METHODOLOGY:

The Department stated that in order to establish the position of state meat inspector one person would be hired and trained, a vehicle purchased, and supplies would be needed. The Department calculated the estimated costs as follows:

 

FY 2006

FY 2007

FY 2008

FY 2009

Salary (Meat Inspector LG 18, min)

$28,002

$29,153

$31,727

$33,381

Benefits @ 44%

12,321

12,827

13,960

14,688

Total Salary & Benefits

$40,323

$41,980

$45,687

$48,069

(1) motor vehicle

16,000

0

0

0

Mileage (12,000 @ $.10/mile)

1,200

1,200

1,200

1,200

Training

15,000

0

0

0

Total estimated expenditures

$72,523

$43,180

$46,887

$49,269

State 50/50 cost sharing with Federal government

50% state share

$36,261

$21,590

$23,443

$24,634

50% federal share

$36,262

$21,590

$23,444

$24,635

The Department further stated that additional costs such as supplies, uniforms, boots, administrative supplies and administrator costs cannot be estimated. Additionally, the Department assumed that the state will have a cost sharing agreement with the federal government on a 50/50 basis. If an agreement could be made, the state would get 50% of expenses reimbursed.

Links

HB595 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB595 Revision: 9029 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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