HB2644 is a bill that proposes to allocate $193,787 and one full-time equivalent position (FTE) from the state General Fund to the Arizona Department of Agriculture (AZDA) for the fiscal year 2024. The purpose of this appropriation is to fund a wolf depredation investigator, whose role will be to investigate incidents of wolves preying on livestock in Arizona. The bill also includes a provision that exempts this appropriation from lapsing, ensuring that the funds remain available for their intended use. The bill is set to become effective on the general effective date.