First Regular Session

Sixty-first General Assembly

LLS NO. 97-0272.01D JBC SENATE BILL 97-193

STATE OF COLORADO

BY SENATORS Lacy, Blickensderfer, and Rizzuto;

also REPRESENTATIVES Grampsas, Owen, and Romero.

APPROPRIATIONS

A BILL FOR AN ACT

Concerning a supplemental appropriation to the department of regulatory agencies.

Bill Summary

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced and does not necessarily reflect any amendments which may be subsequently adopted.)

Makes a supplemental appropriation to the department of regulatory agencies.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Colorado:

SECTION 1. Part XVIII of section 2 of chapter 324, Session Laws of Colorado 1996, is amended to read:

Section 2. Appropriation.

ITEM &
SUBTOTAL

$
TOTAL


$
GENERAL
FUND

$
GENERAL
FUND
EXEMPT
$

CASH
FUNDS

$
CASH
FUNDS
EXEMPT
$
FEDERAL
FUNDS

$

PART XVIII

DEPARTMENT OF REGULATORY AGENCIES















(1) EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S OFFICE













(A) Director's Office














Personal Services

479,952









479,952

(T)a













(8.7 FTE)




Health, Life, and Dental

974,033



52,854




803,872

b

117,307

(T)a



Short-term Disability

41,426



641




36,833

b

3,952

(T)a



Salary Survey and Anniversary Increases

1,232,057



81,488




1,034,570

b

115,999

(T)a



Workers' Compensation

137,583



6,990




116,687

b

12,601

(T)a

1,305


Operating Expenses

118,159



4,554




79,822

b

33,783

(T)a



Legal Services for 67,496 hours

3,202,467



68,053




2,940,881

b

115,099

(T)a

78,434


Administrative Law Judge Services for 5,734 hours

450,853



38,135




288,643

b

124,075

(T)a



Purchase of Services from Computer Center

130,297



3,090




116,586

b

10,621

(T)a



Payment to Risk Management and Property Funds

55,291



3,242




44,119

b

7,186

(T)a

744


Vehicle Lease Payments

207,106



4,260




196,414

b

6,432

(T)a



ADP Capital Outlay

232,394



2,859




209,576

b

19,959

(T)a



Leased Space

1,810,862



118,139




1,325,273

b

344,941

(T)a

22,509


Capitol Complex Leased Space

4,712



3,945




767

b





Centralized Data Processing

128,467



9,264




66,998

b

52,205

(T)a



Colorado Uninsurable Health Insurance Plan144

4,548,759









4,548,759

c




13,754,418



























a Of these amounts, it is estimated that $1,250,115 shall be from indirect cost recoveries, $67,128 shall be from the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, $67,127 shall be from the Department of Public Health and Environment, $10,500 shall be from other departments for sunset reviews, and $49,242 shall be from transfers from other departments.

b These amounts shall be from various cash sources within the Department.

c Of this amount, it is estimated that $2,500,000 shall be from the Business Associations Unclaimed Moneys Fund, $1,000,000 shall be from the Insurance Unclaimed Moneys Fund, and $1,048,759 shall be from reserves in the Colorado Uninsurable Health Insurance Plan Fund.















(B) Office of Regulatory Reform145













Personal Services

245,001














(5.5 FTE)












Operating Expenses

17,660













Small Business Start-up Kit

25,000













Indirect Cost Assessment

10,419














298,080







25,000

a

273,080

(T)b
















a This amount shall be from non-state government sources. For the purposes of complying with the limitation on state fiscal year spending imposed by Article X, Section 20 of the State Constitution, these moneys are included for informational purposes as they are continuously appropriated by Section 24-34-905, C.R.S., as amended by S.B. 91-18.

b This amount shall be from the Department of Local Affairs, Economic Development Programs.















(C) Office of Certification













Program Costs

277,110







42,075

a

235,035

(T)b



(5.5 FTE)


























a This amount shall be from grants from governmental entities.

b This amount shall be from federal funds appropriated in the Department of Transportation.

















14,329,608


























(2) ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DIVISION












Personal Services

1,632,439














(29.0 FTE)












Operating Expenses

52,262















1,684,701






51,500

a

1,633,201

(T)b

















a This amount shall be from the Division of Insurance Cash Fund.

b This amount shall be from indirect cost recoveries.















(3) DIVISION OF BANKING













Personal Services

2,193,785














(41.0 FTE)












Operating Expenses

262,861













Board Meeting Costs

15,055













Indirect Cost Assessment

284,789















2,756,490






2,756,490

a



















a This amount shall be from the Division of Banking Cash Fund.















(4) CIVIL RIGHTS DIVISION













Personal Services

1,678,649



805,790




50,000

a

483,824

(T)b

339,035






(16.5 FTE)





(10.0 FTE)


(8.0 FTE)

Operating Expenses

133,137



58,101








75,036


Hearings Pursuant to Complaint

9,000



8,000








1,000


Commission Meeting Costs

13,001



5,053








7,948


Indirect Cost Assessment

39,324











39,324




1,873,111
























a This amount shall be from fees collected for training services.

b This amount shall be from indirect cost recoveries.














(5) OFFICE OF CONSUMER COUNSEL












Program Costs

673,446














(8.0 FTE)













Indirect Cost Assessment

55,569















729,015






729,015

a



















a This amount shall be from the Public Utilities Commission Fixed Utilities Fund.















(6) DIVISION OF FINANCIAL SERVICES












Personal Services

569,159














(9.0 FTE)












Operating Expenses

47,405













Indirect Cost Assessment

62,515















679,079






679,079

a



















a This amount shall be from the Division of Financial Services Cash Fund.















(7) DIVISION OF INSURANCE












Personal Services

4,192,959














(87.8 FTE)












Operating Expenses

448,787













Workers' Compensation Studies

99,701













Long-Term Care Advisory Committee

43,669













Indirect Cost Assessment

603,155















5,388,271






5,117,718

a

143,370

b

127,183
















a Of this amount, $5,017,718 shall be from the Division of Insurance Cash Fund, and $100,000 shall be from reimbursements from insurance companies for travel expenses. Of this amount, $100,000 is shown for the purposes of complying with the limitation on state fiscal year spending imposed by Article X, Section 20 of the State Constitution. Such moneys are included for informational purposes as they are continuously appropriated by Section 10-1-204(9), C.R.S.

b Of this amount, $99,701 shall be from reserves in the Workers' Compensation Cash Fund, and $43,669 (T) shall be from the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing.















(8) PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION












Personal Services

5,003,495














5,064,857














(93.0 FTE)












Operating Expenses

313,160













Expert Testimony

30,000













Indirect Cost Assessment

645,984













Highway Crossing Payments

284,598













Disabled Telephone Users Fund Payments

2,713,200













Local Exchange Administration Fund

300,000














241,394













Low Income Telephone Assistance

52,235













High Cost Fund Payments

1,143,600















10,486,272


240,000




10,158,388

a

87,884

b





10,489,028






10,161,144

a



















a Of this amount, it is estimated that $4,021,955 $4,063,681 shall be from the Public Utilities Commission Fixed Utilities Fund, $1,878,000 $1,897,636 shall be from the Public Utilities Commission Motor Carrier Fund, $52,235 shall be from the Low-Income Telephone Assistance Fund, $1,149,600 shall be from the High Cost Fund, $2,712,000 shall be from the Disabled Telephone Users Cash Fund, $44,598 shall be from interest earned on the Highway Crossing Protection Fund, and $300,000 $241,394 shall be from the Local Exchange Administration Fund. Of this amount, $3,907,835 is shown for the purposes of complying with the limitation on state fiscal year spending imposed by Article X, Section 20 of the State Constitution. Such moneys are included for informational purposes as they are continuously appropriated by Sections 40-17-104 and 40-15-208, C.R.S.

b Of this amount, $14,684 shall be from reserves in the Public Utilities Commission Motor Carrier Fund, and $73,200 shall be from reserves in the Disabled Telephone Users Fund. Of these amounts, $1,200 is shown for the purposes of complying with the limitation on state fiscal year spending imposed by Article X, Section 20 of the State Constitution. Such moneys are included for informational purposes as they are continuously appropriated by Sections 40-17-104 and 40-15-208, C.R.S.















(9) DIVISION OF REAL ESTATE












Personal Services

1,778,995














(39.0 FTE)












Operating Expenses

195,822













Commission Meeting Costs

25,752













Hearings Pursuant to Complaint

4,427













Name Check

11,000













Indirect Cost Assessment

270,897













Payments from the Real Estate Recovery Fund

250,000















2,536,893






2,451,893

a

85,000

b

















a Of this amount, $2,286,893 shall be from the Division of Real Estate Cash Fund and $165,000 shall be from the Real Estate Recovery Fund. Payments from the Real Estate Recovery Fund are shown for the purposes of complying with the limitation on state fiscal year spending imposed by Article X, Section 20 of the State Constitution. These moneys are included for informational purposes as they are continuously appropriated by Section 12-61-303(5), C.R.S.

B This amount shall be from reserves in the Real Estate Recovery Fund.















(10) DIVISION OF REGISTRATIONS146












Personal Services

6,226,375









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