Rep. Bert Stevenson, R-Rupert, has moved to dismiss the ethics charges against Hart with regard to Rule 38, conflicts of interest. Rep. Dell Raybould, R-Rexburg, seconded the motion. Rep. Wendy Jaquet, D-Ketchum, made a substitute motion to reprimand Hart and recommend to the speaker that he be removed from the Revenue & Taxation Committee as a sanction. Rep. Bill Killen, D-Boise, seconded the substitute motion.
Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.
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