Sent to Governor
HB112 (Appropriations) Authorizes the Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired to spend $4,900 in the current budget year on low-vision aids.
Confirmed by Senate
James Hawkins, Boise as director of the Department of Commerce.
Roger Madsen, Boise as director of the Department of Employment.
Rachel Gilbert, Boise as a member of the Idaho Industrial Commission
Introduced In Senate
SB1054 (Local Government and Taxation) Exempts counties which have ordinances equivalent to the Uniform Plumbing Code from compliance with the state code.
SB1055 (Local Government and Taxation) Exempts from state-mandated inspections counties with ordinances equivalent to the National Electrical Code.
SB1056 (State Affairs) Requires bidders on state contracts to post a bond to cover the cost of any appeal of a bid award.
Introduced In House
HB159 (Agricultural Affairs) Amends laws on veterinarians.
HB160 (Education) Clarifies authority of any board of directors or board of trustees of an accredited school to confer degrees consistent with requirements specified by accrediting agency of the school.
HB161 (Education) Changes terms of members of Board of Education to three-year staggered terms, limits service to three terms.
HB162 (Revenue and Taxation) Allows income tax deduction for non-cash gift to public universities, colleges, community colleges or public technical schools.
HB163 (Education) Allows creation of charter schools.