S.J.R. 102 - Clarifying probation jurisdiction
Adds one word, “felony,” to the section on management of adult probation in the state, to reflect current practice and clarify that counties manage misdemeanor probation, while the state Corrections Department handles felony cases.
Shall Section 5, Article X, of the Constitution of the State of Idaho be amended to provide that the state board of correction shall have the control, direction and management of adult felony probation and parole?
The Boise Guardian reports today that retired Idaho Fish & Game Director Steve Huffaker has come out against HJR2aa, the right to hunt, fish and trap constitutional amendment on the November ballot, and raised questions about the inclusion of a clause about water rights, which…
Idaho has a constitutional amendment on the November ballot to enshrine a right to hunt, fish and trap in the state Constitution - a concept that likely would generate virtually no opposition in the outdoorsy state but for the specific inclusion of trapping. Thirteen other…
The Idaho Fish & Game Commission has come out in favor of HJR2aa, the constitutional amendment on the November ballot guaranteeing a right to hunt, fish and trap; you can read the commissioners’ letter here. The constitutional amendment, which just needs a majority vote in…
There’s a little-noticed constitutional amendment on the Nov. 6 ballot in Idaho regarding misdemeanor probation services. SJR 102 adds one word, “felony,” to the section in the Idaho Constitution on management of adult probation in the state, to reflect current practice and clarify that counties…