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F I S C A L I M P A C T R E P O R T
SPONSOR Martinez
ORIGINAL DATE
LAST UPDATED
1/21/08
HB
SHORT TITLE Rio Arriba Public Libraries
SB 222
ANALYST Propst
APPROPRIATION (dollars in thousands)
Appropriation
Recurring
or Non-Rec
Fund
Affected
FY08
FY09
$300.0
Recurring
General Fund
(Parenthesis ( ) Indicate Expenditure Decreases)
SOURCES OF INFORMATION
LFC Files
Responses Received From
Department of Finance and Administration (DFA)
SUMMARY
Synopsis of Bill
Senate Bill 222 Making an Appropriation for Public Libraries in Rio Arriba county, appropriates
$300 thousand from the general fund to DFA for purposes of funding public libraries.
FISCAL IMPLICATIONS
The appropriation of $300 thousand contained in this bill is a recurring expense to the general
fund. Any unexpended or unencumbered balance remaining at the end of FY09 shall revert to the
general fund.
SIGNIFICANT ISSUES
Senate Bill 222 will appropriate $300 thousand from the general fund to Department of Finance
and Administration, Local Government Division for expenditure in fiscal year 2009 for
distribution in equal amounts to all full public libraries in Rio Arriba County. Public libraries in
Rio Arriba County are located in El Rito, Embudo, Espanola, Jemez Springs, Abiquiu, and
Truchas.
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Senate Bill 222 Page 2
TECHNICAL ISSUES
DFA notes that the bill might be clarified by adding a distribution schedule for the appropriation,
as well as clarification on the purpose of the appropriation (i.e. purchasing books, etc.)
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