HB1 (2017) Detail

Making appropriations for the expenses of certain departments of the state for fiscal years ending June 30, 2018 and June 30, 2019.


HB 1-A - AS INTRODUCED

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2017 SESSION

17-0997

05/01

 

HOUSE BILL 1-A

 

AN ACT making appropriations for the expenses of certain departments of the state for fiscal years ending June 30, 2018 and June 30, 2019.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Kurk, Hills. 2

 

COMMITTEE: Finance

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0997

05/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT making appropriations for the expenses of certain departments of the state for fiscal years ending June 30, 2018 and June 30, 2019.

 

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

 

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 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, 2019, 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, 0335-35-351510-3558, 03-35-35-351510-3484, 03-35-35-351510-3486, 03-35-35351510-3488, 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, 0335-35-351510-3717 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, 2019.  For the biennium ending June 30, 2019, 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, 0335-35-351510-3558, 03-35-35-351510-3484, 03-35-35-351510-3486, 03-35-35351510-3488, 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, 0335-35-351510-3717 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, 2019.

G.  The funds in this appropriation shall not be transferred or expended for any other purpose and shall not lapse until June 30, 2019.

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, 2019 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.

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.

3  Assignment of Office Space.  If, during the biennium ending June 30, 2019, 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, activity number 01-14-14-141510 for maintenance of applicable state buildings.

4  Lottery Commission; Authority Granted.  For the biennium ending June 30, 2019, in order to provide sufficient funding to the lottery commission to carryout lottery games that will provide funds for the 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, 2019.

5  Positions Abolished.

I.  The following positions are hereby abolished effective at the close of business on June 30, 2017:

Department of Administrative Services

01-014-014-140510-2980 12969 13910 14642 18029 19675

40357 40970

01-014-014-141510-2042 9U474

Department of Safety

02-023-023-231015-7546 9U073

New Hampshire Lottery Commission

06-083-083-830013-2028 9U159 9U163

II.  The following position is hereby abolished effective at the close of business on June 30, 2018:

New Hampshire Lottery Commission

06-083-083-830013-2028 9U158

6  Department of Health and Human Services; Division of Child Support Services; Payments to the Administrative Office of the Courts.  The appropriation in account 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.

7  Estimates of Unrestricted Revenue.

GENERAL FUND FY 2018 FY 2019

BUSINESS PROFITS TAX $333,700,000 $340,200,000

BUSINESS ENTERPRISE TAX 84,200,000 85,600,000

SUBTOTAL BUSINESS TAXES 417,900,000 425,800,000

MEALS AND ROOMS TAX 324,200,000 340,400,000

TOBACCO TAX 120,400,000 121,600,000

TRANSFER FROM LIQUOR 144,000,000 144,000,000

INTEREST AND DIVIDENDS TAX 96,000,000 98,900,000

INSURANCE 120,300,000 120,000,000

COMMUNICATIONS TAX 46,600,000 44,300,000

REAL ESTATE TRANSFER TAX 102,500,000 108,700,000

COURT FINES & FEES 13,700,000 13,800,000

SECURITIES REVENUE 44,900,000 46,300,000

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

BEER TAX 13,200,000 13,200,000

OTHER REVENUES 79,900,000 80,600,000

SUBTOTAL 1,529,600,000 1,563,600,000

MEDICAID RECOVERIES 9,100,000 9,100,000

TOTAL GENERAL FUND 1,538,700,000 ,1,572,700,000

 

EDUCATION FUND FY 2018 FY 2019

BUSINESS PROFITS TAX 70,300,000 71,600,000

BUSINESS ENTERPRISE TAX 185,000,000 187,800,000

SUBTOTAL BUSINESS TAXES 255,300,000 259,400,000

MEALS AND ROOMS TAX 9,900,000 10,400,000

TOBACCO TAX 94,600,000 95,600,000

REAL ESTATE TRANSFER TAX 48,500,000 51,400,000

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

TRANSFER FROM RACING

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

TOBACCO SETTLEMENT 35,000,000 35,000,000

UTILITY PROPERTY TAX 42,000,000 42,400,000

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

TOTAL EDUCATION FUND 925,400,000 934,300,000

 

HIGHWAY FUND FY 2018 FY 2019

GASOLINE ROAD TOLL 123,400,000 123,300,000

MOTOR VEHICLE FEES 89,100,000 89,600,000

MISCELLANEOUS (HWY FUND REV) 600,000 600,000

TOTAL HIGHWAY FUND 213,100,000 213,500,000

 

FISH AND GAME FUND FY 2018 FY 2019

FISH AND GAME LICENSES 9,700,000 9,700,000

FINES AND MISCELLANEOUS 1,700,000 1,700,000

TOTAL FISH AND GAME FUND 11,400,000 11,400,000

8  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect July 1, 2017.

Links

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Action Dates

Date Body Type
March 6, 2017 House Hearing
March 6, 2017 House Hearing
March 13, 2017 House Hearing
March 27, 2017 House Exec Session
March 28, 2017 House Exec Session
April 5, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1 Revision: 903 Date: Feb. 10, 2017, 9:25 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Feb. 9, 2017 Introduced 02/09/2017 and referred to Finance HJ 6 P. 30
March 6, 2017 Public Hearing: 03/06/2017 04:30 PM Derry Town Hall - Derry NH
March 6, 2017 Public Hearing: 03/06/2017 05:30 PM Silver Center for the Arts at Plymouth State University - Plymouth NH
March 13, 2017 Public Hearing: 03/13/2017 03:00 PM Representatives Hall
March 20, 2017 ==CANCELLED== Division I Work Session: 03/20/2017 10:00 AM LOB 212
March 20, 2017 Division II Work Session: 03/20/2017 10:00 AM LOB 209
March 20, 2017 Division III Work Session: 03/20/2017 10:00 AM LOB 210-211
March 21, 2017 Division I Work Session: 03/21/2017 10:00 AM LOB 212
March 21, 2017 Division II Work Session: 03/21/2017 10:00 AM LOB 209
March 21, 2017 Division III Work Session: 03/21/2017 10:00 AM LOB 210-211
March 22, 2017 ==CANCELLED== Division I Work Session: 03/22/2017 10:00 AM LOB 212
March 22, 2017 Division II Work Session: 03/22/2017 10:00 AM LOB 209
March 22, 2017 Division III Work Session: 03/22/2017 10:00 AM LOB 210-211
March 23, 2017 ==CONTINUED== Division II Work Session: 03/23/2017 01:00 PM LOB 209
March 23, 2017 ==CONTINUED== Division III Work Session: 03/23/2017 01:00 PM LOB 210-211
March 27, 2017 Executive Session: 03/27/2017 10:00 AM LOB 210-211
March 28, 2017 ==CONTINUED== Executive Session: 03/28/2017 10:00 AM LOB 210-211
April 5, 2017 Majority Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-1179h for 04/05/2017 (Vote 16-9; RC)
Minority Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate
April 5, 2017 Amendment # 2017-1179h: AF RC 134-220 04/05/2017 HJ 12 P. 19
April 5, 2017 FLAM # 2017-1282h (Rep. Ammon): AF RC 75-282 04/05/2017 HJ 12 P. 23
April 5, 2017 FLAM # 2017-1302h (Rep. Eaton): AF RC 162-196 04/05/2017 HJ 12 P. 28
April 5, 2017 Lay on Table (Rep. Kurk): MA VV 04/05/2017 HJ 12 P. 33
Died on Table