Legislature(1999 - 2000)

04/28/1999 11:45 AM RLS

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SENATOR PEARCE asked the amount of the final fiscal note on SB 4.                                                               
BRETT HUBER, legislative aide to Senator Halford, sponsor of SB 4,                                                              
explained CSSB 4(FIN) transfers the new office to the Department of                                                             
Public Safety (DPS).  The bill contains a delayed effective date so                                                             
that DPS can begin the process of purchasing equipment and readying                                                             
the offices for the new victims' advocate in FY00; the fiscal note                                                              
amount for that year is $73,000.  Operations will begin in FY01;                                                                
the fiscal note amount for that, and future, years is $450,000.                                                                 
The funding will come from the permanent fund dividends of                                                                      
ineligible recipients who are incarcerated.                                                                                     
SENATOR PEARCE moved to calendar all versions of SB 4-OFFICE OF                                                                 
VICTIMS' RIGHTS.  There being no objection, the motion carried.                                                                 

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