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HOUSE BILL NO. 5

INTRODUCED BY J. KEANE

BY REQUEST OF THE OFFICE OF BUDGET AND PROGRAM PLANNING

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: "AN ACT APPROPRIATING MONEY FOR CAPITAL PROJECTS FOR THE BIENNIUM ENDING JUNE 30, 2019; PROVIDING FOR OTHER MATTERS RELATING TO THE APPROPRIATIONS; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATE."

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MONTANA:

 

     NEW SECTION.  Section 1.  Definitions. For the purposes of [sections 1 through 7], unless otherwise stated, the following definitions apply:

     (1) "Authority only" means approval provided by the legislature to expend money that does not require an appropriation, including grants, donations, auxiliary funds, proprietary funds, and nonstate university funds.

     (2) "Capital project" means the acquisition of land or improvements or the planning, capital construction, environmental cleanup, renovation, furnishing, or major repair projects authorized in [sections 1 through 7].

     (3) "LRBP" means the long-range building program account in the capital projects fund type provided for in 17-7-205.

     (4) "Other funding sources" means money other than LRBP money, state special revenue, or federal special revenue that accrues to an agency under the provisions of law.

     (5) "SBECP funds" means funds from the state building energy conservation program account in the capital projects fund type.

 

     NEW SECTION.  Section 2.  Capital projects appropriations and authorizations. (1) The following money is appropriated to the department of administration for the indicated capital projects from the indicated sources. Funds not requiring legislative appropriation are included for the purpose of authorization. The department of administration is authorized to transfer the appropriations, authority, or both among the necessary fund types for these projects:

Agency/Project     State     Federal     Authority     Total

     Special     Special     Only     

     Revenue     Revenue          

DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION

Life Safety and Deferred Maintenance, Capital CAPITOL Complex

            3,500,000                                                                                             3,500,000

State Special Revenue funds consist of capitol land grant funds.

Utility Rebate Funds, Statewide

            2,000,000                                                                                             2,000,000

LIFE SAFETY AND DEFERRED MAINTENANCE - STATEWIDE

            5,500,000                                                                                             5,500,000

STATE SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS CONSIST OF LONG-RANGE BUILDING PROGRAM FUNDS OF THE CAPITAL PROJECTS FUND TYPE.

LIFE SAFETY AND DEFERRED MAINTENANCE - MUS - STATEWIDE

            3,000,000                                                                                             3,000,000

STATE SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS CONSIST OF LONG-RANGE BUILDING PROGRAM FUNDS OF THE CAPITAL PROJECTS FUND TYPE.

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

MONTANA MENTAL HEALTH NURSING CARE CENTER BOILER AND HEATING REPLACEMENT - LEWISTOWN

            2,500,000                                                                                             2,500,000

STATE SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS CONSIST OF LONG-RANGE BUILDING PROGRAM FUNDS OF THE CAPITAL PROJECTS FUND TYPE.

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

MONTANA LAW ENFORCEMENT ACADEMY

            8,100,000                                                                                             8,100,000

STATE SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS CONSIST OF LONG-RANGE BUILDING PROGRAM FUNDS OF THE CAPITAL PROJECTS FUND TYPE.

DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS

FEMALE LATRINES - STATEWIDE

            200,000                               200,000                                                       400,000

STATE SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS CONSIST OF LONG-RANGE BUILDING PROGRAM FUNDS OF THE CAPITAL PROJECTS FUND TYPE.

STATEWIDE ROOF REPLACEMENT AND REPAIR

            1,100,000                          2,200,000                                                   3,300,000

STATE SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS CONSIST OF LONG-RANGE BUILDING PROGRAM FUNDS OF THE CAPITAL PROJECTS FUND TYPE.

DEPARTMENT OF FISH, WILDLIFE AND PARKS

Electrical Upgrades, Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park

            2,200,000                                                                                             2,200,000

Administrative Facilities Major Maintenance

            2,737,000                             262,500                                                   2,999,500

MONTANA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM

LIBERAL ARTS BUILDING RENOVATION, UM                                                                          6,000,000 6,000,000

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY ADDITION, UM                                                      4,000,000           4,000,000

NEURAL INJURY CENTER, UM                                                                      7,000,000           7,000,000

EDUCATION BUILDING EXPANSION, UM                                                   20,000,000         20,000,000

MAES LIVESTOCK COMPLEX, MSU                                                            10,000,000         10,000,000

 

LIVING LEARNING CENTER, MT TECH                                                         8,500,000           8,500,000

NATURAL RESOURCES RESEARCH CENTER ADDITION, MONTANA TECH                           350,000 350,000

BARNARD HALL RENOVATION, MSU BOZEMAN                                                                     1,500,000 1,500,000

     (2) The following money is appropriated to the department of military affairs for the indicated capital projects from the indicated sources:

Agency/Project          State     Federal     Authority     Total

               Special     Special     Only     

               Revenue     Revenue          

DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS

UTES/CSMS Wash Facility, Helena               

                                                       2,000,000                                               2,000,000

Cemetery Improvements, Ft. Harrison and Miles City                        

                                                       4,000,000                                               4,000,000

Replace Malta Readiness Center                   

                                                       3,015,000                                               3,015,000

 

     NEW SECTION.  Section 3.  Capital Improvements. (1) The following money is appropriated to the department of fish, wildlife, and parks in the indicated amounts for the purpose of making capital improvements to statewide facilities. Funds not requiring legislative appropriation are included for the purpose of authorization:

Agency/Project     State     Federal     Authority     Total

          Special     Special     Only     

          Revenue     Revenue          

Upland Game Bird Enhancement Program 

            1,164,000                                                                                        1,164,000

Wildlife Habitat Maintenance 

            500,000                                                                                              500,000

Forest Management 

            100,000                                                                                              100,000

Migratory Bird Program 

            880,000                                                                                              880,000

Cultural Preservation, Bannack State Park 

            1,650,000                                                                                        1,650,000

Road Infrastructure Repairs, Makoshika State Park

            2,100,000                                                                                        2,100,000

Grant Programs 

            222,400                              4,900,000                                             5,122,400

Future Fisheries 

            1,177,000                                                                                        1,177,000

FAS Site Protection 

            500,000                              1,743,200                                             2,243,200

Hatchery Maintenance

            550,000                                                                175,000                 725,000

Dam Maintenance 

            60,000                                                                                                  60,000

Community Fishing Ponds 

            25,000                                                                                                  25,000

Fish Passage Construction, Statewide 

            183,000                                 372,000                 165,000                 720,000

Hatchery Raceways, Murray Springs                                             

                                                                                         300,000                 300,000

     (2) Authority is granted to the university of Montana in the indicated amount for the purpose of making capital improvements to existing campus facilities. Authority-only funds may include federal special revenue, donations, grants, auxiliary funds, proprietary funds, and nonstate university funds. All costs for additional operations and maintenance of any improvements constructed under this authorization must be paid by the university of Montana from nonstate sources:

Agency/Project     State     Federal     Authority     Total

          Special     Special     Only     

          Revenue     Revenue          

General Spending Authority                                                             

                                                                                        6,000,000                6,000,000

     (3) The following money is appropriated to the department of military affairs in the indicated amount for the purpose of making capital improvements to existing statewide facilities. All costs for additional operations and maintenance of any improvements constructed under this authorization must be paid by the department of military affairs from nonstate sources:

Agency/Project     State     Federal     Authority     Total

          Special     Special     Only     

          Revenue     Revenue          

Federal Spending Authority                      

                                                3,000,000                                                       3,000,000

     (4) The following money is appropriated to the department of transportation in the indicated amount for the purpose of making capital improvements as indicated:

Agency/Project     State     Federal     Authority     Total

          Special     Special     Only     

          Revenue     Revenue          

Maintenance, Repair, & Small Projects 

            2,500,000                                                                                            2,500,000

     (5) The following money is appropriated to the department of environmental quality in the indicated amount from state building energy conservation funds for the purpose of making capital improvements as indicated:

Agency/Project     State     Federal     Authority     Total

          Special     Special     Only     

          Revenue     Revenue          

Energy Improvements, Statewide 

            3,700,000                                                                                             3,700,000

STATE SPECIAL REVENUE FUNDS CONSIST OF STATE BUILDING ENERGY FUNDS OF THE CAPITAL FUND TYPE.

     (6) AUTHORITY IS GRANTED TO MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY IN THE INDICATED AMOUNT FOR THE PURPOSE OF MAKING CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS TO EXISTING CAMPUS FACILITIES. AUTHORITY-ONLY FUNDS MAY INCLUDE FEDERAL SPECIAL REVENUE, DONATIONS, GRANTS, AUXILIARY FUNDS, PROPRIETARY FUNDS, AND NONSTATE UNIVERSITY FUNDS. ALL COSTS FOR ADDITIONAL OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE OF ANY IMPROVEMENTS CONSTRUCTED UNDER THIS AUTHORIZATION MUST BE PAID BY THE MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY FROM NONSTATE SOURCES:

AGENCY/PROJECT          STATE               FEDERAL     AUTHORITY          TOTAL

                    SPECIAL          SPECIAL     ONLY

                    REVENUE          REVENUE          

GENERAL SPENDING AUTHORITY, MSU                         3,000,000          3,000,000

 

     NEW SECTION.  Section 4.  Land acquisition appropriations. The following money is appropriated to the department of fish, wildlife, and parks in the indicated amounts for purposes of land acquisition, fee title, land leasing, easement purchase, or development agreements:

Agency/Project     State     Federal     Authority     Total

          Special     Special     Only     

          Revenue     Revenue          

Habitat Montana 

            13,324,000                                                                                         13,324,000

Bighorn Sheep Habitat 

            370,000                                                                                                   370,000

Home to Hunt Access 

            220,000                                                                                                   220,000

FAS Acquisition 

            298,000                         186,000                                                             484,000

 

     NEW SECTION.  Section 5.  Planning and design. The department of administration may proceed with the planning and design of capital projects in [section 2] prior to the receipt of other funding sources. The department may use interentity loans in accordance with 17-2-107 to pay planning and design costs incurred before the receipt of funding from another funding source.

 

     NEW SECTION.  Section 6.  Capital projects -- contingent funds. If a capital project is financed in whole or in part with appropriations contingent upon the receipt of funding from another funding source, the department of administration may not let the project for bid until the agency receiving funding has submitted a financial plan for approval by the director of the department of administration. A financial plan may not be approved by the director if:

     (1) the level of funding provided under the financial plan deviates substantially from the funding level provided in [section 2] for that project; or

     (2) the scope of the project is substantially altered or revised from the description presented for that project in the 2019 biennium long-range building program presented to the 65th legislature.

 

     NEW SECTION.  Section 7.  Review by department of environmental quality. The department of environmental quality shall review capital projects authorized in [section 2] for potential inclusion in the state building energy conservation program under Title 90, chapter 4, part 6. When a review shows that a capital project will result in energy improvements, that project must be submitted to the energy conservation program for funding consideration. Funding provided under the energy conservation program guidelines must be used to offset or add to the authorized funding for the project, and the amount will be dependent on the annual utility savings resulting from the facility improvement. Agencies must be notified of potential funding after the review.

 

     NEW SECTION.  Section 8.  Legislative consent. The appropriations authorized in [sections 1 through 7] constitute legislative consent for the capital projects contained in [sections 1 through 7] within in the meaning of 18-2-102.

 

     COORDINATION SECTION.  SECTION 9.  COORDINATION INSTRUCTION. IF [LC 681] IS NOT PASSED AND APPROVED CONTAINING A TRANSFER FROM THE CONSUMER PROTECTION ACCOUNT TO THE LONG-RANGE BUILDING PROGRAM ACCOUNT OF AT LEAST $8.1 MILLION, THEN THE APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION IN [SECTION 2] IS VOID.

 

     NEW SECTION.  Section 10.  Severability. If a part of [this act] is invalid, all valid parts that are severable from the invalid part remain in effect. If a part of [this act] is invalid in one or more of its applications, the part remains in effect in all valid applications that are severable from the invalid applications.

 

     NEW SECTION.  Section 11.  Effective date. [This act] is effective on passage and approval.

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