Legislature(2009 - 2010)

04/13/2010 03:12 PM FIN


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                  HOUSE FINANCE COMMITTEE                                                                                       
                      April 13, 2010                                                                                            
                         3:12 p.m.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
3:12:19 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CALL TO ORDER                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair Stoltze called the House Finance Committee meeting                                                                     
to order at 3:12 p.m.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS PRESENT                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Representative Mike Hawker, Co-Chair                                                                                            
Representative Bill Stoltze, Co-Chair                                                                                           
Representative Bill Thomas Jr., Vice-Chair                                                                                      
Representative Allan Austerman                                                                                                  
Representative Mike Doogan                                                                                                      
Representative Anna Fairclough                                                                                                  
Representative Neal Foster                                                                                                      
Representative Les Gara                                                                                                         
Representative Mike Kelly                                                                                                       
Representative Woodie Salmon                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS ABSENT                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Reggie Joule                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
ALSO PRESENT                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Pat Davidson, Legislative Auditor, Legislative Audit                                                                            
Division, Legislative Affairs Agency.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
PRESENT VIA TELECONFERENCE                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SUMMARY                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
SB 262    EXTEND BOARD OF SOCIAL WORK EXAMINERS                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
          SB 262 was REPORTED out of Committee with a "do                                                                       
          pass" recommendation and with attached previously                                                                     
          published fiscal note: FN1 (CED).                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SB 263    EXTEND BOARD OF PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
          SB 263 was REPORTED out of Committee with a "do                                                                       
          pass" recommendation and with attached previously                                                                     
          published fiscal note: FN1 (CED).                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 262                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     "An Act extending the termination date of the Board of                                                                     
     Social Work Examiners; and providing for an effective                                                                      
     date."                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
3:12:48 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
PAT   DAVIDSON,  LEGISLATIVE   AUDITOR,  LEGISLATIVE   AUDIT                                                                    
DIVISION,  LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS  AGENCY,  explained that  the                                                                    
agency  has  conducted a  sunset  audit  in accordance  with                                                                    
statute  and recommends  the extension  of  the board  until                                                                    
June 30, 2018.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair  Hawker  queried  the  fiscal  note.  Ms.  Davidson                                                                    
replied that the fiscal note was appropriate.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair Thomas  MOVED to report  SB 262 out  of Committee                                                                    
with individual recommendations  and the accompanying fiscal                                                                    
note. There being NO OBJECTION, it was so ordered.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SB  262 was  REPORTED  out  of Committee  with  a "do  pass"                                                                    
recommendation  and   with  attached   previously  published                                                                    
fiscal note: FN1 (CED).                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 263                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     "An Act extending the termination date of the Board of                                                                     
     Professional   Counselors;   and   providing   for   an                                                                    
     effective date."                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
3:14:31 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
PAT   DAVIDSON,  LEGISLATIVE   AUDITOR,  LEGISLATIVE   AUDIT                                                                    
DIVISION,  LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS  AGENCY,  explained that  the                                                                    
agency  has  conducted a  sunset  audit  in accordance  with                                                                    
statute  and recommends  the extension  of  the board  until                                                                    
June 30, 2018.                                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
Co-Chair Hawker highlighted the fiscal note for $50,900 for                                                                     
operating expenses for receipt-supported services.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
Vice-Chair Thomas MOVED to report SB 263 out of Committee                                                                       
with individual recommendations and the accompanying fiscal                                                                     
note. There being NO OBJECTION, it was so ordered.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SB 263 was REPORTED out of Committee with a "do pass"                                                                           
recommendation and with attached previously published                                                                           
fiscal note: FN1 (CED).                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
3:16:22 PM          AT EASE                                                                                                   
6:17:29 PM          RECONVENED                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
ADJOURNMENT                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
The meeting was adjourned at 6:17 PM.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

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