Bill Text: NH SB131 | 2017 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Establishing a cross border drug interdiction program and making an appropriation therefor.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Engrossed) 2017-05-24 - Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment #2017-1996h (Vote 24-1; Regular Calendar) [SB131 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2017-SB131-Introduced.html

SB 131-FN-A - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2017 SESSION

17-0297

04/01

 

SENATE BILL 131-FN-A

 

AN ACT relative to the hiring of state troopers for drug interdiction work, and making an appropriation therefor.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Sen. Avard, Dist 12; Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. D'Allesandro, Dist 20; Sen. Feltes, Dist 15; Sen. French, Dist 7; Sen. Fuller Clark, Dist 21; Sen. Gannon, Dist 23; Sen. Giuda, Dist 2; Sen. Gray, Dist 6; Sen. Innis, Dist 24; Sen. Lasky, Dist 13; Sen. Morse, Dist 22; Sen. Watters, Dist 4; Sen. Woodburn, Dist 1; Rep. Hinch, Hills. 21; Rep. Shurtleff, Merr. 11; Rep. Rosenwald, Hills. 30; Rep. Chandler, Carr. 1

 

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill makes an appropriation to the department of safety for the purpose of hiring 15 state troopers who shall be assigned exclusively to perform drug interdiction work.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

17-0297

04/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to the hiring of state troopers for drug interdiction work, and making an appropriation therefor.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  Appropriation; Department of Safety; State Troopers for Drug Interdiction.  The sum of $2,100,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018 and the sum of $1,365,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019 are hereby appropriated to the department of safety for the purpose of hiring 15 additional state troopers who shall be assigned exclusively to perform drug interdiction work.  The appropriation made in this section shall not lapse until July 1, 2019.  The governor is authorized to draw a warrant for said sums out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect July 1, 2017.

 

LBAO

17-0297

1/12/17

 

SB 131-FN-A- FISCAL NOTE

as introduced

 

AN ACT relative to the hiring of state troopers for drug interdiction work, and making an appropriation therefor.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:      [ X ] State              [    ] County               [    ] Local              [    ] None

 

 

 

Estimated Increase / (Decrease)

STATE:

FY 2018

FY 2019

FY 2020

FY 2021

   Appropriation

$2,100,000

$1,365,000

$0

$0

   Revenue

$0

$0

$0

$0

   Expenditures

$2,100,000

$1,365,000

$0

$0

Funding Source:

  [ X ] General            [    ] Education            [    ] Highway           [    ] Other

 

METHODOLOGY:

This bill makes a general fund appropriation of $2,100,000 in FY 2018 and $1,365,000 in FY 2019 for the purpose of hiring 15 additional state troopers who shall be assigned exclusively to perform drug interdiction work.  The following is a breakdown of the estimated costs for the 15 positions:

 

 

FY 2018

FY 2019

Estimated Cost Per Position

 

 

Salary and Benefits

$82,900

$86,700

Equipment

$45,500

$0

Other

$11,600

$4,300

Total Estimated Cost Per Position

$140,000

$91,000

 

 

 

Total Positions

15

15

 

 

 

Total Estimated Cost

$2,100,000

$1,365,000

 

AGENCIES CONTACTED:

Department of Safety

 

 

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