HB1 (2015) Detail

Making appropriations for the expenses of certain departments of the state for fiscal years ending June 30, 2016 and June 30, 2017.


CHAPTER 275

HB 1-A – FINAL VERSION

1Apr2015… 1164h

06/04/2015…1962s

24June2015… 2320CofC

24June2015… 2331EBA

2015 SESSION

15-1033

01/09

HOUSE BILL 1-A

AN ACT making appropriations for the expenses of certain departments of the state for fiscal years ending June 30, 2016 and June 30, 2017.

SPONSORS: Rep. Kurk, Hills 2

COMMITTEE: Finance

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

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1Apr2015… 1164h

06/04/2015…1962s

24June2015… 2320CofC

24June2015… 2331EBA

15-1033

01/09

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Fifteen

AN ACT making appropriations for the expenses of certain departments of the state for fiscal years ending June 30, 2016 and June 30, 2017.

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

275:1.08 Budget Footnotes; General. For any state department, as defined in RSA 9:1 the following general budget footnotes that contain class codes shall apply to all specified class codes in section 1.01 through 1.07 unless specifically exempted.

A. The appropriation budgeted in class 023-heat-electricity-water, class 027-transfers to DoIT, class 028-transfers to general services, class 035-shared services support, class 041-audit funds set aside, class 042-additional fringe benefits, class 049-transfers, class 061-unemployment compensation, class 062-workers compensation, class 064-retiree pension benefit-health insurance, shall not be transferred or expended for any other purpose, except that agencies may transfer any portion of funds in class 027 transfers to OIT not related to IT shared services upon consultation with and approval from the CIO. For the biennium ending June 30, 2017, the following account numbers within the department of resources and economic development: 03-35-35-351510-3701, 03-35-35-351510-3745, 03-35-35-351510-3720, 03-35-35-351510-7300, 03-35-35-351510-3414, 03-35-35-351510-3556, 03-35-35-351510-3558, 03-35-35-351510-3484, 03-35-35-351510-3486, 03-35-35-351510-3488, 03-35-35-351510-3562, 03-35-35-351510-3415, 03-35-35-351510-3746, 03-35-35-351510-3777, 03-35-35-351510-8146, 03-35-35-351510-6161, 03-35-35-351510-3717, and 03-35-35-351510-3703 shall be exempt from these provisions.

B. The appropriation budgeted in class 047-own forces maintenance-buildings and grounds, class 048-contractual maintenance-buildings and grounds, shall not be transferred or expended for any other purpose and shall not lapse until June 30, 2017. For the biennium ending June 30, 2017, the following account numbers within the department of resources and economic development: 03-35-35-351510-3701, 03-35-35-351510-3745, 03-35-35-351510-3720, 03-35-35-351510-7300, 03-35-35-351510-3414, 03-35-35-351510-3556, 03-35-35-351510-3558, 03-35-35-351510-3484, 03-35-35-351510-3486, 03-35-35-351510-3488, 03-35-35-351510-3562, 03-35-35-351510-3415, 03-35-35-351510-3746, 03-35-35-351510-3777, 03-35-35-351510-8146, 03-35-35-351510-6161, 03-35-35-351510-3717 and 03-35-351510-3703 shall be exempt from the shall not be transferred or expended for any other purpose portion of this provision.

C. Revenue in excess of the estimate may be expended with prior approval of the fiscal committee and the approval of the governor and council.

D. The funds in this appropriation shall not be transferred or expended for any other purpose.

E. The appropriation budgeted in class 040-indirect costs are for general overhead state charges and such sums shall be transferred by the agency to the general fund of the state consistent with federal requirements.

F. This appropriation shall not lapse until June 30, 2017.

G. The funds in this appropriation shall not be transferred or expended for any other purpose and shall not lapse until June 30, 2017.

H. Not used.

I. In the event that estimated revenue in revenue class 001-transfers for other agencies, 002-transfers from department of transportation, 003-revolving funds, 004-agency income, 005-private local funds, 006-agency income, 007-agency income, 008-agency income, 009-agency income is less than budgeted, the total appropriation shall be reduced by the amount of the shortfall in either actual or projected budgeted revenue. The agency head shall notify the bureau of accounting services forthwith, in writing, as to precisely which line item appropriation and in what specific amounts reductions are to be made in order to fully compensate for the total revenue deficits. For the biennium ending June 30, 2017, account number 02-46-46-4620-5731 within the department of corrections shall be exempt from these provisions. The provisions of this footnote do not apply to federal funds covered by RSA 124:14.

J. This appropriation, to be administered by the commissioner, is for the necessary equipment needs of the department and shall be expended at the commissioner’s discretion.

275:2 General Fund and Total Appropriation Limits. The amounts included in section 1 for all university system accounts and community college system accounts, under estimated source of funds from general funds, shall be the total appropriation from general funds for such accounting units that may be expended for the purpose of section 1 of this act. Any funds received by said systems from other than general funds are hereby appropriated for the use of the systems and may be expended by said systems whether or not this will result in an appropriation and expenditure by the system in excess of the total appropriation therefor.

275:3 Assignment of Office Space. If, during the biennium ending June 30, 2017, because of program reductions, consolidations, or any other reason, office space becomes available in the health and human services complex, the Hayes building, or any other state building, except office space under the control of the legislature pursuant to RSA 14:14-b, the commissioner of administrative services shall, with the prior approval of the fiscal committee of the general court, and with the approval of the governor and council, require that any agency renting private space be required to occupy such available space in said building or buildings forthwith. Such funds as have been allocated or committed by any agency affected by this section for outside rental shall be transferred by the director of the division of accounting services to the bureau of general services, account number 01-14-14-141510-2950 for maintenance of state buildings.

275:4 Lottery Commission; Authority Granted. For the biennium ending June 30, 2017, in order to provide sufficient funding to the lottery commission to carry out lottery games that will provide funds for distribution in accordance with RSA 284:21-j, the commission shall apply to the fiscal committee of the general court for approval of any new games, the expansion of any existing lottery games, or for the purchase of any tickets for new or continuing games. Additionally, no expenditures for consultants shall be made without prior approval by the fiscal committee. If approved, the commission may then apply to the governor and council to transfer funds from the sweepstakes revenue special account. The total of such transfers shall not exceed $6,000,000 for the biennium ending June 30, 2017.

275:5 Positions Abolished.

I. The following positions are hereby abolished effective at the close of business on June 30, 2015:

Department of Revenue Administration

01-84-84-8405-1301 14485 14437 14498

Department of Information Technology

01-03-03-030010-7708 10182 10193 17106 19663 20166

21131 21591 30066 41136 42041

42129

Department of Administrative Services

01-014-014-141510-2950 10131

01-014-014-141510-2042 9U461

01-014-014-141510-8050 18027

01-014-014-141510-8000 13322 13324

Office of Professional Licensure and Certification

01-021-021-212010-2405 41607 13763

01-021-021-215010-2406 19881 41672

Adjutant General Department

02-012-012-120010-2240 43161 43162 43163

New Hampshire Insurance Department

02-024-024-240010-2521 41776

Department of Labor

02-026-026-261010-6200 10987

NH Employment Security

02-27-27-270010-8040 11037 11040 11048 11050 11052

11059 11066 11089 11127 11180

11207 11213 11215 11248 11259

11264 11266 11269 11270 11284

11289 11297 11307 11317 30142

41216 42025 43667

New Hampshire Banking Department

02-072-072-720010-2046 13789

02-072-072-720510-2043 43341

Department of Transportation

04-096-096-962015-3025 20761 20845 21770

04-096-096-962015-3028 21499

04-096-096-962015-3032 21160

04-096-096-962015-3034 21233

04-096-096-960515-3035 21174

04-096-096-960515-3005 20285

04-096-096-960515-3007 17289 20654 21530

Department of Health and Human Services

05-095-042-421510-7917 11668

05-095-042-427010-7929 12263

05-095-045-450010-6127 43635

05-095-047-470010-7937 14690 40876 42628 42906

05-095-048-480510-9250 15737

05-095-049-491510-2987 16604 42891

05-095-090-903010-7966 12027

05-095-094-940010-8750 15930 9U443 9U444 9U445 9U446

9U449 9U450

05-095-095-951010-7935 15745

05-095-095-952010-5683 12193

05-095-095-952010-5146 14640 17416

05-095-095-953010-5677 40354

05-095-095-954010-5952 43577

New Hampshire Department of Education

06-056-056-563510-8277 41106

06-056-056-562110-4985 42290

06-056-056-562110-4993 42296

06-056-056-562010-6424 42780 42779

06-056-056-563010-3095 19169 19790

06-056-056-563010-3274 42286

06-056-056-563010-6101 42288

06-056-056-562110-4980 43260

06-056-056-564010-3002 41105 16941 13318 13308

06-056-056-565010-4095 42768

06-056-056-566510-1859 43263

06-056-056-565510-4020 13271 19798

06-056-056-565510-4040 30379 40578

06-056-056-565510-4080 13110

New Hampshire Lottery Commission

06-083-083-830014-4972 9U162

Police Standards and Training

06-087-087-870510-8980 40309

06-087-087-871010-8999 14553

II. The following positions are hereby abolished effective at the close of business on June 30, 2016:

Department of Information Technology

01-03-03-030010-7708 9U451

New Hampshire Lottery Commission

06-083-083-830014-4972 9U160 9U161

III. The following positions are hereby abolished at the close of business on January 1, 2017:

Department of Health and Human Services:

05-095-045-451010-7993 11610 11852 12162 12356 12725

14621 14894 15703 15753 15837

16065 16272 16350 16431 16504

16553 16959 18989 19183 19459

19463 30887 40347 40372 40515

41081 42095 42761 42997 43633

275:6 Department of Health and Human Services; Division of Child Support Services; Payments to the Administrative Office of the Courts. The appropriation in account number 05-95-42-427010-7929, class 049, includes funds for payment to the administrative office of the courts in accordance with the cooperative agreement between the division of child support services and the administrative office of the courts. The division of child support services and the administrative office of the courts shall, prior to payment of such funds, enter into a cooperative agreement specifying in detail the services to be performed by the administrative office of the courts and the estimated costs of such services. Any change or modification in the services to be performed shall likewise be agreed to in writing and specify the change and the adjustment to the costs. Funds appropriated for these purposes shall be paid only after demonstration by the administrative office of the courts that it consistently transmits court orders to the division of child support services in accordance with the cooperative agreement.

275:7 Estimates of Unrestricted Revenue.

GENERAL FUND FY 2016 FY 2017

BUSINESS PROFITS TAX $278,692,000 $284,263,000

BUSINESS ENTERPRISE TAX 74,764,000 76,207,000

SUBTOTAL BUSINESS TAXES $353,456,000 $360,470,000

MEALS AND ROOMS TAX 282,663,000 296,755,000

TOBACCO TAX 124,740,000 124,109,000

TRANSFER FROM LIQUOR 143,300,000 147,500,000

INTEREST AND DIVIDENDS TAX 93,000,000 94,400,000

INSURANCE 118,300,000 114,400,000

COMMUNICATIONS TAX 58,100,000 58,400,000

REAL ESTATE TRANSFER TAX 79,257,000 82,413,000

COURT FINES & FEES 13,800,000 13,800,000

SECURITIES REVENUE 42,200,000 42,800,000

UTILITY CONSUMPTION TAX 6,000,000 6,000,000

BEER TAX 13,000,000 13,000,000

OTHER REVENUES 69,800,000 70,200,000

TOBACCO SETTLEMENT 2,300,000 0

MEDICAID RECOVERIES 9,800,000 10,400,000

TOTAL GENERAL FUND $1,409,716,000 $1,434,647,000

EDUCATION FUND FY 2016 FY 2017

BUSINESS PROFITS TAX $61,188,000 $62,397,000

BUSINESS ENTERPRISE TAX 151,756,000 154,833,000

SUBTOTAL BUSINESS TAXES $212,944,000 $217,230,000

MEALS AND ROOMS TAX 8,737,000 9,145,000

TOBACCO TAX 98,060,000 97,591,000

REAL ESTATE TRANSFER TAX 39,043,000 40,587,000

TRANSFER FROM LOTTERY 73,000,000 75,000,000

TRANSFER FROM RACING

& CHARITABLE GAMING 2,500,000 2,500,000

TOBACCO SETTLEMENT 40,000,000 39,000,000

UTILITY PROPERTY TAX 41,300,000 41,800,000

STATEWIDE PROPERTY TAX 363,100,000 363,100,000

TOTAL EDUCATION FUND $878,684,000 $885,953,000

HIGHWAY FUND FY 2016 FY 2017

GASOLINE ROAD TOLL $125,900,000 $125,900,000

MOTOR VEHICLE FEES 106,400,000 113,500,000

MISCELLANEOUS 1,300,000 900,000

TOTAL HIGHWAY FUND $233,600,000 $240,300,000

FISH AND GAME FUND FY 2016 FY 2017

FISH AND GAME LICENSES $8,500,000 $8,500,000

FINES AND MISCELLANEOUS 1,800,000 1,800,000

TOTAL FISH AND GAME FUND $10,300,000 $10,300,000

275:8 Effective Date. This act shall take effect July 1, 2015.

Approved: Enacted in accordance with Part II, Article 44 of N.H. Constitution, without signature of the Governor, September 16, 2015.

Effective Date: July 1, 2015

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HB1 Revision: 27580 Date: Sept. 17, 2015, midnight

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