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    0 ~ 1/21/2011 11:21:14 AM ~ January 21, 2011   Supplemental Budget Hearings JAC Index 012111am2

    5 ~ 1/21/2011 11:21:19 AM ~ Berger:  Dept of Health....unit..amount 152,956 Gov rec approved Closed Unit 703 Gov Record  Steward:  Pension funding, continuint education training, increasing reimbursements for ambulance service,, ..stipends..grants..continuing education grants Testimony, meetings..change in leadership...funding fell through the cracks ..did not request the one time funding in 08 to be replenished Propose amendment to replace money for one year will come back and request an exception amount = 383,000  Berger:  Handout 14 agency 48   Highlights  Steward:  that was history,  Important to maintain fragile and important service.. valuable medical service... Numbers: 74,000 educational component 45,000 for service stipends 204,000 medical directors 60,000 for conference Get them through rest of biennium..  Von Flatern:  Origin of 82, 000

 6:53 ~ 1/21/2011 11:28:07 AM ~ Nicholas  They have a variety of funding options  Some are with hospitals etc.  What is the evidence that we are not

 7:46 ~ 1/21/2011 11:29:01 AM ~ Steward  What we found  We were trying to fund a very fradgil service.  Most of their money was going to buying ambulances and equipment in the back.  There was a lot of out of pocket expenses to people who provide a valuable service.  In my mind it is one time funding.  This will not be a standard budget item.

10:23 ~ 1/21/2011 11:31:37 AM ~ Berger In doubt  It has passed.  Gov Rec as amended  Motion carries  Unit 1515  WE talked about it before we started

11:51 ~ 1/21/2011 11:33:05 AM ~ Nicholas  When we allowed Colin to add positions  Under my understanding motions are a simple majority, bills are a majority of each side.  We will deal with that in the interium.

13:50 ~ 1/21/2011 11:35:04 AM ~ Meier  I thought

17:35 ~ 1/21/2011 11:38:49 AM ~ Mai   The final vote a mojority of the house and senate,  Motions, a simple majority.

20:13 ~ 1/21/2011 11:41:28 AM ~ Von Flatern  We can always be outchaired in conf. committee

21:12 ~ 1/21/2011 11:42:26 AM ~ Berger  Unit 1515  Motion carried  Unit 4002  Govs Rec as amended.  Motioned carried  Unit 5050  Motion Carried

22:59 ~ 1/21/2011 11:44:14 AM ~ Senate Meier  Unit 48  Senior Division   Division of Aging  Page 36  Budget Item 10  Division 5000  Amendment would be to add $1Mill.  Had testimoney that they needed an additionsl

25:39 ~ 1/21/2011 11:46:53 AM ~ Nicholas  What unit #

26:16 ~ 1/21/2011 11:47:30 AM ~ Meier  It will go into their budget and be biannualized.

26:40 ~ 1/21/2011 11:47:54 AM ~ Wallis   I want to suppoet but would like a lower amendment.

27:20 ~ 1/21/2011 11:48:35 AM ~ Wallis  They needed 340000

28:20 ~ 1/21/2011 11:49:35 AM ~ Hastert  If everyone would look at the handout.  I would ask for some numbers for a part time pharmaists and clerk.  That number is on the back of the page  177326  They are pretty mcuh funding it with other monies

30:22 ~ 1/21/2011 11:51:37 AM ~ Meier  Is there any prohibition some one do this in the private sector.

31:05 ~ 1/21/2011 11:52:20 AM ~ Hastert  It's only a certain type of products.  They litterly have boxes stacked into the restroom  It was substancial savings   State

32:37 ~ 1/21/2011 11:53:52 AM ~ Von Flatern  5000 pounds donated  It's a donation program.  A

33:21 ~ 1/21/2011 11:54:36 AM ~ Esquabel   Most of the are on the maintenance type of programs

34:16 ~ 1/21/2011 11:55:30 AM ~ Berger  I guess it fails    Livestock Board 051  Unit 101 Gov's Rec   Explanation starts on page 14

35:40 ~ 1/21/2011 11:56:55 AM ~ Wallis  When you delt with this earlier I left a

36:18 ~ 1/21/2011 11:57:33 AM ~ Peterson  My concern is in their own testemoney.  Meier asked the question if we took a big chunk out it.

37:57 ~ 1/21/2011 11:59:12 AM ~ Berger   When they were broke, we infussed about 1.2 Mill. Bill: only the number..3.4 Wallis Pg 75 of livestock handout..have 3.4 million Meier..will see increase in operating...on-going expenses not reflected.. take full 361 out..will really tax that board..board hesitant to ask for GF

40:53 ~ 1/21/2011 12:02:07 PM ~ Berger: Peterson:  timid about and fund is there..healthy fund..volunteered to meet expense out of that fund Wallis:  Know about special fund ..what else is paid out? Karen:  35/ 65 split.. Wallis: paying for brand inspectors... Karen:  associated cost like forms Berger G forms Richard:  Pg 16 of the budget..that is what the program pays for and the 65/35 split Wallis:  ...More appropriate to fund out of special fun Karen:  need our authorization to do it Meier:  motion Berger:  Gov's rec amended Nicholas: time out Berger 371,+ dollars.. Motion carried.

45:32 ~ 1/21/2011 12:06:47 PM ~ Steward: not have agency 49 but handout .. Berger: capital construction Livestock board unit 303 ..testing...  Meier:  discussion to give flexibility to fund so it is not just for brucellousis.. money stay the .. authorization..reoccuring fund  Berger:  wording suggested..changed to be more broad in an emergency situation..  Meier: replace brucellousis with disease control and emergency funding  Berger:  one time funding  Motion made Nicholas:  Every agency wants way to secure funding..urge to vote no  Von Flatern:  .....someone was going to check for other emergency reserves?  Cox:  Gov's office hs emergency contignet funds just a shade over 1 million, homeland security has money available ...  Nicholas:  Flood damage..accumulage 14 million..3 billion budget..lot can be done.. Agency gives nice round number of 500, did not askf or it..that's great ..if we can't use it.....bad budgeting..ask for specific dollars for specific purposes.  Meier:  ...foot and mouth disease..Korea.. diseases that could represent a real threat to the livestock industry in this state.  Brucellosis affect animals and humans..can redress next year for oversight...hope to pass it  Berger:  The gov did use emergency funds when Brucellosis came to state..we .  Meier:  Governor knows how emergency funding works..Previous governor has recommended an alternative to past funding..  Steward:  appears there are resources ...  Edmond:  Serving on AG..concerns..leaving ill-defined and broad....urge to vote against  Esquibel:  How long to get funds?  Staff said only 2 days..  Nicholas:    Berger: Meier's motion Motion failed  Berger: gov's rec ..motion carried

54:58 ~ 1/21/2011 12:16:12 PM ~ Berger:  Unit 701:   Steward..approved 500,000 without expanded language Nicholas:  We adopted the govs rec which ... Gov's rec with expanded language has been can not be authorized without Governor's approval..rejected Meier's amendment  Edmond:  Clarification....Pg 19 expanded language  Berger: Mistaken  Nicholas:  Footnote for that purpose  Edmond:  Second sentence makes it expanded  Bill:  Gov's language says do not increase this budget..increase auditors ...add line item  Nicholas:  Gov's rec versus Gov's rec as amended,....  Bill:  Clarification:  Pg 19 and 20 conflict...Gov Rec says to put in Governor's office yet it shows up in this budget  Nicholas:  Deferred to the written language...specific. in gov requ..Pg 20 generic..specific rules over generic language

58:46 ~ 1/21/2011 12:20:01 PM ~ Berger:  Unit 701:  Gov's rec is 42, 000   Read over request..any changes or discussions Governor's rec motion carried  Von Flatern:  weent to 051 ..sheet has 049  Berger: Capital Construction  Agency 52  unit 101 pgg 12 rec carried Agency 52 closed  Agency 54  pg 7 12 detials  pg 14 rec agency closed  Break