February 13, 1997 in Idaho

Legislative Action

Associated Press
 

Sent to governor

HB89 (Revenue and Taxation) Allows the Tax Commission to require documents filed with it to have figures rounded to the nearest dollar.

HB102 (Agricultural Affairs) Assures the Agriculture Department authority to react to outbreaks of animal diseases.

Introduced in House

HCR13 (Revenue and Taxation) Authorizes Legislative Council to appoint an interim study committee on the legal responsibilities and relationships among participants in legal justice system.

HB296 (Revenue and Taxation) Allows Tax Commission to adopt a capitalization rate that could lower taxes on timber lands.

HB297 (Revenue and Taxation) Gives homeowners who purchase homes between Jan. 1 and April 1 an exemption.

HB298 (Revenue and Taxation) Allows for the placing of a seal on the records of juveniles under certain circumstances.

HB299 (State Affairs) Prohibits shifting of campaign funds from one candidate to another. Says excess funds may not be converted to personal use.

HB300 (State Affairs) Clarifies that public funds may not be used to advocate or oppose ballot issues or other election matters.

HB301 (State Affairs) Allows creation of 401(K) plans under deferred compensation for employees of state or its political subdivisions.

HB302 (State Affairs) Adds fee of $75 for people under age of 21 who have been found guilty of violations of Idaho Game Code and take additional hunter education course.

Introduced in Senate

SB1207 (State Affairs) Requires state officials discovering a loss of money over $200 to report it to the state treasurer within five working days.

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