March 7, 1995 in Idaho

Legislative Action

Associated Press


HB98 (Judiciary, Rules and Administration) Creates a Department of Juvenile Corrections.

SB1015 (Judiciary and Rules) Increases maximum sentences for juveniles to 90 days for a misdemeanor and 180 days for a felony.

SB1016 (Judiciary and Rules) Keeps juveniles in adult court after they are charged with a crime automatically waiving them to adult court but who plead guilty to a lesser offense.

SB1017 (Judiciary and Rules) Allows judges to order juveniles under 14 years old to be tried as adults for specified crimes.

SB1018 (Judiciary and Rules) Adds first-degree arson to the crimes for which juveniles over 14 can be automatically tried as adults.

SB1020 (Judiciary and Rules) Requires juveniles to be photographed and fingerprinted upon arrest.

SB1021 (Judiciary and Rules) Makes intimidating a witness in a juvenile proceeding a felony.

SB1022 (Judiciary and Rules) Makes assaults on detention or probation officers by juveniles a felony.


HB136 (Revenue and Taxation) Clarifies definition of alternative energy device.

SB1112 (Commerce and Human Resources) Changes definition of a seasonal or casual worker as it applies to Public Employee Retirement System.

SB1218 (Finance) Supplemental appropriation to Department of Parks and Recreation in current budget.

SB1223 (Finance) Appropriates $664 million from general fund for public school support.

SB1220 (Finance) Appropriates $10 million from highway contingency fund; $5 million to state and $5 million divided between cities, counties and highway districts.


Wally Corey, Nampa, as administrator of the Division of Environmental Quality.

Susan Simmons, Boise, to the Public Employees Retirement System Board.

Rep. William Deal, Nampa, to the Idaho Endowment Fund Investment Board.


HB87 (Vandenberg) Modified reponsibility of domestic water system owners for purity of the system.

SB1127 (Resources and Environment) Brings jet skis under state regulation.


HB186 (Transportation and Defense) Establishes off-road bicycle recreation fund with registration fees on off-road bicycles.


SB1245 (Judiciary and Rules) Stays enforcement of automatic license suspension in drunken driving arrests.

SB1246 (Judiciary and Rules) Increases judicial salaries 5 percent.

SB1247 (Judiciary and Rules) Makes Payette County prosecutor a full-time job.

SB1248 (Judiciary and Rules) Provides for credit for pre-existing conditions in health plans of large employers under certain conditions.


HB352 (Revenue and Taxation) Exempts from public disclosure proprietary information used by a company using the trended income approach to property valuation.

HB353 (Appropriations) Appropriates $2.65 million to Department of Finance for fiscal year 1996.

HB354 (Appropriations) Appropriates $16.5 million to Department of Commerce for fiscal year 1996.

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