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An Act

HOUSE BILL 98-1354

BY REPRESENTATIVES Grampsas, Owen, and Romero;

also SENATORS Lacy, Blickensderfer, and Rizzuto.

Concerning 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 310, Session Laws of Colorado 1997, is amended to read:

Section 2. Appropriation.

PART XVIII

DEPARTMENT OF REGULATORY AGENCIES















(1) EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S OFFICE













(A) Director's Office














Personal Services

496,732



2,500






494,232

a













(8.7 FTE)




Health, Life, and Dental

977,816



47,018




801,938

b

128,860

a



Short-term Disability

44,597



2,667




37,897

b

4,033

a



Salary Survey and Anniversary Increases

1,121,546



25,145




996,515

b

99,886

a



Workers' Compensation

39,163



1,983




33,156

b

3,495

a

529


Operating Expenses

129,584



4,554




83,981

b

41,049

a



Legal Services for 67,828 hours

3,255,664



68,842




2,979,910

b

116,433

a

90,479


Administrative Law Judge Services for 5,734 hours

441,929



28,891




299,943

b

113,095

a



Purchase of Services from Computer Center

130,297



3,090




116,586

b

10,621

a



Payment to Risk Management and Property Funds

62,299



3,588




49,758

b

7,777

a

1,176


Vehicle Lease Payments

477,040



4,260




268,094

b

204,686

a



ADP Capital Outlay169

422,938



24,000




258,600

b

140,338

a



Leased Space

1,837,486



118,226




1,351,810

b

344,941

a

22,509


Capitol Complex Leased Space

5,126



4,291




835

b





Centralized Data Processing

128,867



9,264




66,998

b

52,605

a



Colorado Uninsurable Health Insurance Plan

4,548,759









4,548,759

c




14,119,843



























a Of these amounts, it is estimated that $1,292,700(T) shall be from indirect cost recoveries, $288,653 shall be from reserves in the Division of Registrations Cash Fund, $61,813(T) shall be from the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, $64,335(T) shall be from the Department of Public Health and Environment, $4,000(T) shall be from other departments for sunset reviews, and $50,550(T) 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 Reform













Personal Services

188,634














(4.0 FTE)












Operating Expenses

10,950













Small Business Start-up Kit

25,000














224,584







25,000

a

199,584

(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

285,150







42,075

a

243,075

(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.

















14,629,577


























(2) ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DIVISION












Personal Services

1,694,634














(29.0 FTE)












Operating Expenses

52,262















1,746,896






51,500

a

1,695,396

(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

2,212,800














(40.0 FTE)












Operating Expenses

258,291













Board Meeting Costs

15,055













Indirect Cost Assessment

292,122















2,778,268






2,778,268

a



















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















(4) CIVIL RIGHTS DIVISION













Personal Services

1,720,588



825,642




50,000

a

513,111

(T)b

331,835






(21.0 FTE)





(5.5 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

15,053



5,053








10,000


Indirect Cost Assessment

52,370











52,370




1,930,148
























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

699,381














(8.0 FTE)













Indirect Cost Assessment

56,999















756,380






756,380

a



















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















(6) DIVISION OF FINANCIAL SERVICES












Personal Services

626,927














(10.0 FTE)












Operating Expenses

62,391













Indirect Cost Assessment

64,124















753,442






753,442

a



















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















(7) DIVISION OF INSURANCE












Personal Services

4,390,362














(87.8 FTE)












Operating Expenses

448,787













Workers' Compensation Studies

99,701













PIP Exam Program

100,000













Indirect Cost Assessment

624,410















5,663,260






5,428,348

a

99,701

b

135,211
















a Of this amount, $5,328,348 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 This amount shall be from reserves in the Workers' Compensation Cash Fund.















(8) PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION169a












Personal Services

5,315,453














(93.0 FTE)












Operating Expenses

313,160













Expert Testimony

30,000













Indirect Cost Assessment

662,617













Highway Crossing Payments

284,598













Disabled Telephone Users Fund Payments

2,754,000













Local Exchange Administration Fund

241,394














48,000













Low Income Telephone Assistance

96,173













High Cost Fund Payments

1,003,272















10,700,667


240,000




10,337,416

a

123,251

b





10,507,273






10,144,022a




















a Of this amount, it is estimated that $4,619,990 shall be from the Public Utilities Commission Fixed Utilities Fund, $1,623,240 shall be from the Public Utilities Commission Motor Carrier Fund, $86,922 shall be from the Low-Income Telephone Assistance Fund, $1,009,272 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 $241,394 $48,000 shall be from the Local Exchange Administration Fund. Of this amount, $3,730,194 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, it is estimated that $114,000 shall be from reserves in the Disabled Telephone Users Fund, and $9,251 shall be from reserves in the Low-Income Telephone Assistance fund. Of these amounts, $123,251 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

1,893,060














(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

277,872













Payments from the Real Estate Recovery Fund

250,000















2,657,933






2,612,933

a

45,000

b

















a Of this amount, $2,407,933 shall be from the Division of Real Estate Cash Fund and $205,000 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 REGISTRATIONS












Personal Services170

6,833,135














(145.6 FTE)












Operating Expenses

1,233,077













Centralized Licensing System - Annual License

175,000













Hearings Pursuant to Complaint

303,075













Payments to Department of Health Care Policy and Financing

12,844













Indirect Cost Assessment

2,537,159















11,094,290






9,317,795

a

1,776,495

b

















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

b Of this amount, it is estimated that $206,152(T) shall be from the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing, $214,567(T) shall be from the Department of Public Health and Environment, $132,562 shall be from reserves in the Division of Registrations Cash Fund, and $1,223,214(T) shall be from indirect cost recoveries.















(11) DIVISION OF SECURITIES