Amendments to House Bill No. 2

3rd Reading Copy

Requested by Senator Jeffrey Welborn

For the Senate Finance and Claims Committee

Prepared by Robert Miller

April 6, 2023 (3:31pm)

1. Page C-1, line 12: .

Strike: "7,894,224 7,927,810" [State Special Fund FY24 FY25]

Insert: "8,078,850 8,107,354"  [State Special Fund FY24 FY25]

2. Page C-2: .

Following: line 12

Insert: "If SB 295 is not passed and approved, HB 2 state special revenue in the Wildlife Division is reduced by $184,626 in FY 2024 and $179,544 in FY 2025."

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Explanation - This amendment adds 2.00 FTE for grizzly bear management. State special revenue is increased by $364,170 for the biennium. This amount includes $318,570 for personal services, $40,000 for bear traps, and $5,600 for other operating expenses.

Authority from this amendment is contingent on SB 295 being passed and approved.