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Legislative Action

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Sent to governor

SB1035 (Health and Welfare) - Makes technical changes in pharmacy law.

Legislative Action Completed

SJM102 (Local Government and Taxation) - Calls on Congress to pass a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Confirmed by Senate

Kirk Sullivan, Boise - to the Public Employee Retirement System Board.

Gaylene Munroe, Buhl - to the Board of Health and Welfare.

Janet Penfold, Driggs - to the Board of Health and Welfare.

G. Bert Henricksen, Lewiston - to the Board of Health and Welfare.

Introduced in Senate

SB1208 (Judiciary and Rules) - Revises the uses possible for money in the Hazardous Waste Management Account.

SB1209 (Judiciary and Rules) - Expands the definition of incapacity for guardianship.

SB1210 (Judiciary and Rules) - Allows a trustee to terminate a trust if the value is under $25,000.

SB1211 (Judiciary and Rules) - Sets out when affidavit collection of personal property can be used.

SB1212 (Judiciary and Rules) - Revises procedures for demand for notice of any order or filing concerning a decedent’s estate.

SB1213 (State Affairs) - Bans electronic pull-tabs.

SB1214 (State Affairs) - Authorizes specialized plates for colleges and universities.

SB1215 (State Affairs) - Authorizes the state to bid for Idaho Power Co. to avoid an adverse private takeover.

SB1216 (State Affairs) - Requires legislative establishment of salaries for members of the Industrial, Tax and Public Utilities commissions.

Introduced in House

HB303 (Ways and Means) - Requires the state to provide cash to meet mandates imposed on local government.

HB304 (Revenue and Taxation) - Deletes state corporate tax provision that has not been enforced.

HB305 (Revenue and Taxation) - Provides for state tax claims against a decedent’s mistakes.

HB306 (Revenue and Taxation) - Provides for partners withdrawing from limited partnerships to receive distribution.

HB307 (Revenue and Taxation) - Allows payment of property taxes on a monthly basis.

HB308 (Revenue and Taxation) - Imposes a $3 emergency medical services fee on vehicle violations.

HB309 (Revenue and Taxation) - Expands application of the Nonprofit Corporation Act to all corporations.

HB310 (State Affairs) - Requires 48-hour incarceration of repeat drunken driving offenders.

HB311 (State Affairs) - Expands local option sales taxes to all cities but Boise.

HB312 (State Affairs) - Requires employers to give workers time off to serve in the Legislature.

HB313 (State Affairs) - Provides for deregulation of the telecommunications industry.

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