HB144 (2017) Detail

(New Title) making appropriations for the expenses of certain departments of the state for fiscal years ending June 30, 2018 and June 30, 2019.


CHAPTER 155

HB 144 - FINAL VERSION

 

9Feb2017... 0106h

05/31/2017   2024s

05/31/2017   2082s

05/31/2017   2124s

22Jun2017... 2345CofC

2017 SESSION

17-0135

10/05

 

HOUSE BILL 144

 

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. Major, Rock. 14; Rep. Weyler, Rock. 13; Rep. Cushing, Rock. 21; Rep. Welch, Rock. 13

 

COMMITTEE: Municipal and County Government

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

No analysis needed.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

9Feb2017... 0106h

05/31/2017   2024s

05/31/2017   2082s

05/31/2017   2124s

22Jun2017... 2345-CofC 17-0135

10/05

 

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 natural and cultural resources:  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, 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 natural and cultural resources:  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, 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.

155:2  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.

155:3  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.

155:4  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.

155:5  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 State

01-32-32-3215-1065 11362 18096 43452 43456 11364

40043 43460

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

155:6  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.

155:7  Reductions and Budget Adjustments; Department of Information Technology.  For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019, the commissioner of administrative services, in consultation with the commissioner of the department of information technology, shall eliminate appropriations to class 027 Transfers to OIT in all agencies and departments, and budget the source of funds for those transfers under the proper accounting unit within the department of information technology.  The commissioner of administrative services shall notify the fiscal committee of the general court and the governor and council when such reductions and budget adjustments are complete.

155:8  Estimates of Unrestricted Revenue.

GENERAL FUND FY 2018 FY 2019

BUSINESS PROFITS TAX $329,700,000 $334,700,000

BUSINESS ENTERPRISE TAX 82,100,000 83,300,000

SUBTOTAL BUSINESS TAXES $411,800,000 $418,000,000

MEALS AND ROOMS TAX 319,800,000 335,800,000

TOBACCO TAX 120,400,000 120,100,000

TRANSFER FROM LIQUOR 146,900,000 148,700,000

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

INSURANCE 113,600,000 117,500,000

COMMUNICATIONS TAX 44,000,000 40,700,000

REAL ESTATE TRANSFER TAX 105,300,000 111,700,000

COURT FINES & FEES 13,200,000 13,200,000

SECURITIES REVENUE 45,700,000 46,500,000

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

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

OTHER REVENUES 75,000,000 75,000,000

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

TOTAL GENERAL FUND $1,520,000,000 $1,553,500,000

 

EDUCATION FUND FY 2018 FY 2019

BUSINESS PROFITS TAX $67,500,000 $68,500,000

BUSINESS ENTERPRISE TAX 182,700,000 185,500,000

SUBTOTAL BUSINESS TAXES $250,200,000 $254,000,000

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

TOBACCO TAX 94,600,000 94,400,000

REAL ESTATE TRANSFER TAX 49,600,000 52,500,000

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

TRANSFER FROM RACING

& CHARITABLE GAMING 3,000,000 3,000,000

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

UTILITY PROPERTY TAX 42,900,000 43,400,000

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

TOTAL EDUCATION FUND $923,300,000 $930,800,000

 

 

HIGHWAY FUND FY 2018 FY 2019

GASOLINE ROAD TOLL $126,300,000 $126,300,000

MOTOR VEHICLE FEES 114,600,000 115,700,000

MISCELLANEOUS 200,000 200,000

TOTAL HIGHWAY FUND $241,100,000 $242,200,000

 

FISH AND GAME FUND FY 2018 FY 2019

FISH AND GAME LICENSES $9,600,000 $9,600,000

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

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

155:9  Contingency.  If HB 517 of the 2017 regular legislative session does not become law, then this bill shall not take effect.

155:10  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect July 1, 2017.

 

Approved: June 28, 2017

Effective Date: July 01, 2017

Links

HB144 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 18, 2017 House Hearing
Jan. 31, 2017 House Exec Session
Feb. 9, 2017 House Floor Vote
March 15, 2017 Senate Hearing
May 2, 2017 Senate Hearing
May 2, 2017 Senate Hearing
Senate Hearing
May 31, 2017 Senate Floor Vote
June 15, 2017 Senate Floor Vote
June 22, 2017 Senate Floor Vote
June 22, 2017 House Floor Vote
June 22, 2017 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB144 Revision: 474 Date: June 29, 2017, 8:10 a.m.
HB144 Revision: 475 Date: June 23, 2017, 9:11 a.m.
HB144 Revision: 476 Date: June 15, 2017, 3:57 p.m.
HB144 Revision: 477 Date: Feb. 14, 2017, 12:44 p.m.
HB144 Revision: 478 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 3:16 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 4, 2017 Introduced 01/04/2017 and referred to Municipal and County Government HJ 2 P. 18
Jan. 18, 2017 Public Hearing: 01/18/2017 10:30 AM LOB 301
Jan. 31, 2017 Executive Session: 01/31/2017 01:00 PM LOB 301
Feb. 9, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0106h for 02/09/2017 (Vote 14-0; CC) HC 10 P. 5
Feb. 9, 2017 Amendment # 2017-0106h: AA VV 02/09/2017 HJ 6 P. 5
Feb. 9, 2017 Ought to Pass with Amendment 0106h: MA VV 02/09/2017 HJ 6 P. 5
Feb. 16, 2017 Introduced 02/16/2017 and Referred to Public and Municipal Affairs; SJ 7
March 15, 2017 Hearing: 03/15/2017, Room 102, LOB, 10:00 am; SC 13
April 6, 2017 Without Objection, HB 144 is vacated from Public and Municipal Affairs and referred to Finance; 04/06/2017; SJ 13
April 10, 2017 Presentation: 04/10/2017, Room 103, SH, 01:00 pm, of proposed Amendment # 2017-1344s, making appropriations for the expenses of certain departments of the state for fiscal years ending June 30, 2018 and June 30, 2019 to HB 144. HB 144 will serve as the vehicle for HB 1-A. SC 18
May 2, 2017 Hearing: 05/02/2017, Representatives' Hall, SH, 01:00 pm to 05:00 pm, on proposed amendment # 2017-1344s, making appropriations for the expenses of certain departments of the state for fiscal years ending June 30, 2018 and June 30, 2019 to HB 144. (HB 1-A as introduced, presented by the Governor); SC 20
May 2, 2017 Hearing: 05/02/2017, Representatives' Hall, SH, 06:00 pm to 08:00 pm, on proposed amendment # 2017-1344s, making appropriations for the expenses of certain departments of the state for fiscal years ending June 30, 2018 and June 30, 2019 to HB 144. (HB 1-A as introduced, presented by the Governor); SC 20
Please note: These hearings will be streamed live via the Internet at the following web address: http://sg001-harmony.sliq.net/00288/Harmony/en/PowerBrowser/PowerBrowserV2/20170502/-1/13197
May 30, 2017 Budget Briefing: 05/30/2017, Representatives' Hall, SH, 10:00 am: Finance Committee Budget Briefing on HB 144, as amended, which serves as the vehicle for HB 1-A and HB 517, as amended, which serves as the vehicle for HB 2-FN-A-L; SC 25
May 31, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-2024s, Please Note: The amendment can be viewed at the following web address: http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/lba/Budget/operating_budgets/2018_2019/Senate%20Finance/HB%20144%20-%202017-2024s.pdf, 05/31/2017; SC 25
May 31, 2017 Committee Amendment # 2017-2024s, RC 14Y-9N, AA; 05/31/2017; SJ 18
May 31, 2017 Sen. Daniels Floor Amendment # 2017-2082s, AA, VV; 05/31/2017; SJ 18
May 31, 2017 Sen. D'Allesandro Floor Amendment # 2017-2133s, RC 9Y-14N, AF; 05/31/2017; SJ 18
May 31, 2017 Sen. Soucy Floor Amendment # 2017-2131s, RC 9Y-14N, AF; 05/31/2017; SJ 18
May 31, 2017 Sen. Hennessey Floor Amendment # 2017-2129s, RC 9Y-14N, AF; 05/31/2017; SJ 18
May 31, 2017 Sen. Kahn Floor Amendment # 2017-2108s, RC 9Y-14N, AF; 05/31/2017; SJ 18
May 31, 2017 Sen. D'Allesandro Floor Amendment # 2017-2135s, RC 11Y-12N, AF; 05/31/2017; SJ 18
May 31, 2017 Sen. Feltes Floor Amendment # 2017-2134s, RC 9Y-14N, AF; 05/31/2017; SJ 18
May 31, 2017 Sen. Watters Floor Amendment # 2017-2130s, RC 10Y-13N, AF; 05/31/2017; SJ 18
May 31, 2017 Sen. Woodburn Floor Amendment # 2017-2102s, RC 9Y-14N, AF; 05/31/2017; SJ 18
May 31, 2017 Sen. Giuda Floor Amendment # 2017-2124s, AA, VV; 05/31/2017; SJ 18
May 31, 2017 Ought to Pass with Amendments 2017-2024s, 2017-2082s, and 2017-2124s, RC 14Y-9N, MA; OT3rdg; 05/31/2017; SJ 18
May 31, 2017 Without Objection, the Clerk is authorized to make technical and adminsitrative corrections which are necessary to reflect the intent of the Senate, MA; 05/31/2017; SJ 18
June 1, 2017 House Non-Concurs with Senate Amendment 2024s and 2082s and 2124s and Requests CofC (Rep. Chandler): MA VV 06/01/2017 HJ 17 P. 151
June 1, 2017 Speaker Appoints: Reps. Kurk, Jasper, Hinch, L. Ober, Umberger, Wallner 06/01/2017 HJ 17 P. 151
June 1, 2017 Speaker Appoints Alternates: Reps. Byron, Weyler, Major, Leishman, Eaton, Almy 06/01/2017 HJ 17 P. 151
June 1, 2017 Speaker Appoints Alternates: Rep. Rosenwald 06/01/2017 HJ 17 P. 151
May 31, 2017 Sen. Daniels Accedes to House Request for Committee of Conference, MA, VV; (In recess 05/31/2017); SJ 19
May 31, 2017 President Appoints: Senators Daniels, Reagan, Morse, D'Allesandro; (In Recess 05/31/2017); SJ 19
May 31, 2017 President Appoints Alternates: Senators Giuda, Feltes; 05/31/2017; SJ 19
June 9, 2017 ==RECESSED== Conference Committee Meeting: 06/09/2017 10:00 AM LOB 210-211
June 12, 2017 ==RECESSED== Conference Committee Meeting: 06/12/2017 01:00 PM LOB 210-211
June 13, 2017 ==CANCELLED== Conference Committee Meeting: 06/13/2017 10:00 AM LOB 210-211
June 13, 2017 ==RECESSED== Conference Committee Meeting: 06/13/2017 11:00 AM LOB 210-211
June 13, 2017 ==RECESSED== Conference Committee Meeting: 06/13/2017 02:00 PM LOB 210-211
June 14, 2017 ==RECESSED== Conference Committee Meeting: 06/14/2017 10:00 AM LOB 210-211
June 14, 2017 ==CONTINUED== Conference Committee Meeting: 06/14/2017 11:00 AM LOB 210-211
June 14, 2017 Conferee Change: Rep. Weyler Replaces Rep. Wallner 06/14/2017 HJ 18 P. 10
Conferee Change; Senator Giuda Replaces Senator D'Allesandro; SJ 20
June 15, 2017 Conference Committee Report Filed, # 2017-2345c; 06/15/2017
June 22, 2017 Conference Committee Report # 2017-2345c; RC 14Y-9N, Adopted; 06/22/2017; SJ 20
June 22, 2017 Special Order to next order of business (Rep. Hinch): MA VV 06/22/2017 HJ 19 P. 10
June 22, 2017 Conference Committee Report 2345c: Adopted, RC 198-169 06/22/2017 HJ 19 P. 10
June 22, 2017 Reconsider 2345c (Rep. Hinch): MF VV 06/22/2017 HJ 19 P. 12
June 22, 2017 Enrolled (In recess 06/22/2017); SJ 20
June 22, 2017 Enrolled 06/22/2017 HJ 19 P. 25
June 28, 2017 Signed by Governor Sununu 06/28/2017; Chapter 155; eff 07/01/17