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HB 2857 - State Spending Freeze - Key Vote

Arizona Key Votes

Eddie Farnsworth voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: State Spending Freeze

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (17-13) - (Key vote)

Title: State Spending Freeze

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits state agencies from spending specific amounts of their appropriated funds contained in the fiscal year 2007-2008 budget, prohibits the expenditure of specific amounts from various funds and sources, and provides for supplemental appropriations.

Highlights:
- Freezes appropriations contained in the fiscal year 2007-2008 budget, including, but not limited to (Sec. 1):
    - $47 million to the School Facilities Board; - $37.4 million to the Department of Education; - $30.33 million to the Department of Economic Security; - $25 million to all state universities; - $22.3 million to the Department of Corrections; - $6.03 million to the Department of Health Services; - $5.87 million to Department of Environmental Quality; - $3.32 million to the Department of Commerce; - $2.39 million to the Department of Revenue; - $2.36 million to the Department of Administration; - $2.14 million to the Department of Public Safety; - $2.12 million to the State Lands Department; - $2 million to the Department of Water Resources; - $1.5 million to the Government Information Technology Agency; - $1.25 million to the Department of Agriculture; - $1.05 million to the Department of Juvenile Corrections; and - $1 million to the Arizona Biomedical Research Commission.
- Freezes amounts from specific funds and sources for fiscal year 2007-2008, including, but not limited to (Sec. 2):
    - $41 million from the Special Employee Health Insurance Trust Fund; - $28.42 million from the Underground Storage Tank Revolving Fund; - $15.19 million from the Department of Health Services - Intergovernmental Agreements; - $15 million from the Special Education Fund; - $15 million from the State Aviation Fund; - $12 million from the Housing Trust Fund; - $11.94 million from the School Improvement Revenue Bond Debt Service Fund; - $10 million from the Job Training Fund; - $6.2 million from the Emergency Medical Services Operating Fund; - $6.11 million from the Department of Administration - Risk Management Revolving Fund; - $6.06 million from the Clean Air In-Lieu Fee Account and Arizona Clean Air Fund Balance Fund; - $5.9 million from the State Lottery Fund; - $5.4 million from the Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance Enforcement Fund; - $4.73 million from the Game and Fish Watercraft License Fund; - $3.97 million from the Construction Insurance Fund; - $4 million from the Telecommunication Fund for the Deaf; and - $4 million from the Department of Health Services - Indirect Cost Fund.
- Reduces appropriations to the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System contained in the fiscal year 2007-2008 budget by $15.62 million from the Tobacco Tax and Health Care Fund - Medically Needy Account, and $3.55 million from the Tobacco Products Tax Fund - Emergency Health Services Account (Sec. 6). - Appropriates $12.99 million from the General Fund and $82.15 million in additional expenditure authority to the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System for fiscal year 2007-2008 (Sec. 6).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (33-24) - (Key vote)

Title: State Spending Freeze

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits state agencies from spending specific amounts of their appropriated funds contained in the fiscal year 2007-2008 budget, prohibits the expenditure of specific amounts from various funds and sources, and provides for supplemental appropriations.

Highlights:
- Freezes appropriations contained in the fiscal year 2007-2008 budget, including, but not limited to (Sec. 1):
    - $47 million to the School Facilities Board; - $37.4 million to the Department of Education; - $30.33 million to the Department of Economic Security; - $25 million to all state universities; - $22.3 million to the Department of Corrections; - $6.03 million to the Department of Health Services; - $5.87 million to Department of Environmental Quality; - $3.32 million to the Department of Commerce; - $2.39 million to the Department of Revenue; - $2.36 million to the Department of Administration; - $2.14 million to the Department of Public Safety; - $2.12 million to the State Lands Department; - $2 million to the Department of Water Resources; - $1.5 million to the Government Information Technology Agency; - $1.25 million to the Department of Agriculture; - $1.05 million to the Department of Juvenile Corrections; and - $1 million to the Arizona Biomedical Research Commission.
- Freezes amounts from specific funds and sources for fiscal year 2007-2008, including, but not limited to (Sec. 2):
    - $41 million from the Special Employee Health Insurance Trust Fund; - $28.42 million from the Underground Storage Tank Revolving Fund; - $15.19 million from the Department of Health Services - Intergovernmental Agreements; - $15 million from the Special Education Fund; - $15 million from the State Aviation Fund; - $12 million from the Housing Trust Fund; - $11.94 million from the School Improvement Revenue Bond Debt Service Fund; - $10 million from the Job Training Fund; - $6.2 million from the Emergency Medical Services Operating Fund; - $6.11 million from the Department of Administration - Risk Management Revolving Fund; - $6.06 million from the Clean Air In-Lieu Fee Account and Arizona Clean Air Fund Balance Fund; - $5.9 million from the State Lottery Fund; - $5.4 million from the Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance Enforcement Fund; - $4.73 million from the Game and Fish Watercraft License Fund; - $3.97 million from the Construction Insurance Fund; - $4 million from the Telecommunication Fund for the Deaf; and - $4 million from the Department of Health Services - Indirect Cost Fund.
- Reduces appropriations to the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System contained in the fiscal year 2007-2008 budget by $15.62 million from the Tobacco Tax and Health Care Fund - Medically Needy Account, and $3.55 million from the Tobacco Products Tax Fund - Emergency Health Services Account (Sec. 6). - Appropriates $12.99 million from the General Fund and $82.15 million in additional expenditure authority to the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System for fiscal year 2007-2008 (Sec. 6).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: State Spending Freeze

Sponsors

  • Tom Boone (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
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