Legislative Action

Sent To Governor

HB108 (Judiciary, Rules and Administration) Repeals requirements that statewide elected officials live in Ada County.

Killed By House

HB125 (Revenue and Taxation) Increases maximum state tax credit allowed for contributions to schools, libraries and nonprofit educational foundations.

Introduced In House

HJR8 (Ways and Means) Proposes constitutional amendment to provide that the right to regulate access to wildlife and other natural resources shall not be abridged by initiative.

HCR9 (Judiciary, Rules and Administration) Amends joint rules to require contact person on each piece of legislation and require fiscal note to identify a full year’s impact of the legislation.

HB192 (Business) Defines registered limited liability partnerships.

HB193 (Business) Clarifies that a college or university is not engaged in banking when it uses electronic debit cards allowing students, faculty and staff to purchase goods and services.

HB194 (Business) Clarifies procedures to be used during complaints to and investigations under Idaho Accountancy Act.

HB195 (Human Resources) Ends exemption for farmers from state law requiring workers’ compensation insurance for all workers.

HB196 (Human Resources) Provides for licensing of farm labor contractors.

HB197 (Resources and Conservation) Provides that Department of Lands shall not accept a new forest practice notification from an operator who has an outstanding notice of violation.

HB198 (Revenue and Taxation) Declares that real and personal property which has been damaged by an event causing casualty loss may be exempt from taxation on a caseby-case basis.

Introduced In Senate

SB1108 (Health and Welfare) Exempts ministers from requirements to report suspicions of child abuse.

SB1109 (Commerce and Human Resources) Allows the state retirement system to create a supplemental plan under the 401(k) section of federal law.

SB1110 (Commerce and Human Resources) Makes technical changes in state retirement law.

SB1111 (Commerce and Human Resources) Reduces the period used for calculating employer retirement contributions by 40 percent after mid2003.

SB1112 (Commerce and Human Resources) Defines seasonal worker for state retirement purposes.

SB1113 (Commerce and Human Resources) Raises the ceiling on bids requiring participation by three vendors with significant Idaho interests from $10,000 to $25,000.

SB1114 (Transportation) Sets up advisory committee to review proposed road abandonments.

SB1115 (Transportation) Tightens the requirements for mandatory car restraints on children under 4 years old.

SB1116 (Transportation) Sets out detailed financial provisions for the Local Highway Technical Assistance Council.

SB1117 (Transportation) Makes technical corrections in right-of-way laws.

SB1118 (Transportation) Makes technical changes to recreational activities law.

SB1119 (Transportation) Refines laws on pressure regulator valves and variable load suspension axles.

SB1120 (Agricultural Affairs) Clarifies brand inspection law and potential penalties.

SB1121 (Agricultural Affairs) Adopts the Idaho Agricultural Groundwater Quality Protection Program.

SB1122 (Agricultural Affairs) Deletes reference to compensation for Brand Board members.

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