Legislature(2005 - 2006)

04/27/2006 04:06 PM 365

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04:06:02 PM Start
04:13:28 PM Adjourn
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                            MINUTES                                                                                           
                      CONFERENCE COMMITTEE                                                                                    
                        HB 365 / HB 366                                                                                       
                         April 27, 2006                                                                                       
                           4:06 p.m.                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              
CALL TO ORDER                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Chair Gary Wilken convened the meeting at approximately 4:06:02                                                               
PM.                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
PRESENT                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Senator Gary Wilken, Chair                                                                                                      
Representative Mike Chenault, Vice-chair                                                                                        
Representative Kevin Meyer                                                                                                      
Senator Lyman Hoffman                                                                                                           
Representative Reggie Joule                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
Also Attending:  DAVID TEAL, Director, Division of Legislative                                                                
Finance                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Attending via Teleconference:  There were no teleconference                                                                   
participants.                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
SUMMARY INFORMATION                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
HB 365-APPROP: OPERATING BUDGET/LOANS/FUNDS                                                                                     
HB 366-APPROP: MENTAL HEALTH BUDGET                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
The  Committee  reached  consensus   on  items  relating  to  the                                                               
Department of Education and Early  Development, the Department of                                                               
Environmental Conservation,  the Legislature, and  the Department                                                               
of Revenue. The bill was held in Committee.                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
4:06:23 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 365(FIN) am(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; making  appropriations for  state                                                               
     aid  to public  schools,  centralized correspondence  study,                                                               
     and  transportation   of  pupils;   and  providing   for  an                                                               
     effective date."                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     SENATE CS  FOR CS  FOR HOUSE BILL  NO. 365(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; making  appropriations for  state                                                               
     aid  to public  schools,  centralized correspondence  study,                                                               
     and  transportation   of  pupils;   and  providing   for  an                                                               
     effective date."                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     AND                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
     CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 366(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."                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
     SENATE CS FOR CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 366(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."                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
This was the second meeting of the Conference Committee on HB                                                                   
365 and HB 366.                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
4:06:28 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair Wilken announced that limited  powers of free conference                                                               
had been granted  by the President of the Senate  and the Speaker                                                               
of  the  House  of  Representatives on  the  items  specified  in                                                               
Category 2, Intent Language  Differences; Category 3, Substantial                                                               
Differences and Mental Health Capital Differences.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
[NOTE: "Motion Sheets" detailing the Budget Request Units (BRU),                                                                
referred to as "items" in Committee discussion, are on file.]                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
4:07:13 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Department of Education and Early Development                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Representative  Chenault offered  a  motion to  adopt the  Senate                                                               
version of Items 1, 5, 6  and 7, and the House of Representatives                                                               
version of Item 4.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
There was no objection and the indicated amounts were ADOPTED.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
No action was taken on Items 2 and 3 at this time.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
4:08:55 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Department of Environmental Conservation                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
Representative Chenault  offered a motion  to adopt the  House of                                                               
Representatives  versions  of  Items  1  and  2  and  the  Senate                                                               
versions of Items 3 and 4.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
There was no objection and the indicated amounts were ADOPTED.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
This concluded  actions on  items subject  to conference  for the                                                               
Department of Environmental Conservation.                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
4:09:48 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Office of the Governor                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
No action  was taken on the  items subject to conference  for the                                                               
Office of the Governor at this time.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
4:10:04 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Legislature                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Items 1-5                                                                                                                       
Representative  Chenault offered  a  motion to  adopt the  Senate                                                               
versions of Items 1 through 5.                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
There was no objection and the Senate amounts were ADOPTED.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
This concluded  the actions  on items  subject to  conference for                                                               
the Legislature.                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
4:10:56 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Department of Revenue                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
Representative Chenault  offered a motion  to adopt the  House of                                                               
Representatives version of Items 1,  4 and 7, the Senate versions                                                               
of Items 3, 5 and 8, and  the Senate version less $20,000 of Item                                                               
2, and the Senate version less $50,000 for Item 6.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
There was no objection and the indicated amounts were ADOPTED.                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
This concluded the actions on items subject to conference for                                                                   
the Department of Revenue.                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
ADJOURNMENT                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Chair Gary Wilken adjourned the meeting at 4:13:28 PM                                                                         

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