Legislature(2001 - 2002)

05/04/2001 06:45 PM FIN

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     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 103(FIN)(brf sup maj fld)                                                                            
     "An Act making appropriations for the operating and loan                                                                   
     program expenses of state government, for certain programs,                                                                
     and to capitalize funds; and providing for an effective                                                                    
     date."                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 104(FIN)                                                                                             
     "An Act making appropriations for the operating and capital                                                                
     expenses of the state's integrated comprehensive mental                                                                    
     health program; and providing for an effective date."                                                                      
and                                                                                                                             
     SCS CSHB 103(FIN)(BRF SUP MAJ FLD S)                                                                                       
     "An  Act making  appropriations  for the  operating and  loan                                                              
     program expenses  of state government,  for certain programs,                                                              
     and  to  capitalize funds;  and  providing  for an  effective                                                              
     date."                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
     SCS CSHB 104(FIN)(BRF SUP MAJ FLD S)                                                                                       
     "An Act making appropriations for the operating and capital                                                                
     expenses of the state's integrated comprehensive mental                                                                    
     health program; and providing for an effective date."                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
     HB 103 and HB 104 were HELD in Committee for further                                                                       
     consideration.                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
     Mental Health Capital                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
     Language Sections                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
[Meeting  tapes  and  motion  sheets  are  available  through  the                                                              
Legislative Library, 465-3808.]                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Senator Donley  MOVED to ADOPT  the proposed  conference committee                                                              
amounts  for the  language  sections  items 1  and  3 (see  motion                                                              
sheets). There being NO OBJECTION,  it was so ordered.  Items 2, 4                                                              
and 5 were held open.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
Senator Donley  MOVED to ADOPT  the proposed  conference committee                                                              
amounts  for  the language  sections  item  6  and 7  (see  motion                                                              
sheets).  There being NO OBJECTION, it was so ordered.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
Senator Donley  MOVED to ADOPT  the proposed  conference committee                                                              
amounts for  the language sections item  8 with the new  number of                                                              
$33,678,400   dollars  (see   motion  sheets).   There   being  NO                                                              
OBJECTION, it was so ordered.                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Senator Donley  MOVED to ADOPT  the proposed  conference committee                                                              
amounts  for the  language  sections  item 9  and  10 (see  motion                                                              
sheets).  There  being NO OBJECTION, it was so  ordered.  Item 11,                                                              
12 and 13 were held open.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Senator Donley  MOVED to ADOPT  the proposed  conference committee                                                              
amounts  for the  language sections  item 14,  which directed  the                                                              
Legislative Finance  Division to make adjustments  consistent with                                                              
the  Conference Committee.  There being  NO OBJECTION,  it  was so                                                              
ordered.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Donley MOVED  to ADOPT introductory language  in section 1                                                              
in HB 103  and HB 104: "no money appropriated  in this section may                                                              
be  used   to  pay   the  costs  of   personal  services   due  to                                                              
reclassifications  of job  classes during  the fiscal  year ending                                                              
June 30, 2002.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Representative Davies  asked that  the language  be held  open. He                                                              
pointed out that  licensing changes for nurses  are pending. There                                                              
is  also   a  reclassification   study  underway   with  fisheries                                                              
biologist and  natural resources position.  There is also  a labor                                                              
contract, which requires a salary survey.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
Chair Mulder expressed frustration  with the reclassification that                                                              
occurred  with   the  Department  of  Transportation   and  Public                                                              
Facilities and the nurses association,  which were done outside of                                                              
the regular budgeting process.  He maintained that the Legislature                                                              
should be involved in the process.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
The introductory language was held open.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
Senator Donley MOVED to ADOPT the proposed conference committee                                                                 
amounts for the Mental Health Capital portion of the legislation                                                                
(see motion sheets). There being NO OBJECTION, it was so ordered.                                                               
                                                                                                                                
HB 103 and HB 104 were HELD in Committee for further                                                                            
consideration.                                                                                                                  

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