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64th Idaho Legislature, First Session

 

AMG Capitol Review March 29, 2017

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Updated April 11, 2017

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Bill #

Description

House

Senate

Final

H76*

FP OPPOSES

(Idaho Farm Bureau Abstains)

 

IMMIGRATION - Adds to existing law to provide that local governments shall comply with immigration law and policy regarding immigration enforcement.

State Affairs

     

H92

FP SUPPORT

 

WINE - Amends existing law to revise certain wine license requirements associated with retail beer licenses

 2/13

69-0-1

 3/13

31-2-2

 LAW

3/20/17

H96*

FP SUPPORT

 

 

BEAR RIVER COMMISSION – Amends existing law to provide for alternate commissioners for the Bear River Commission.

 2/13

69-0-1

 3/13

33-0-2

 LAW

7/1/17

H133

FP SUPPORT

SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION COMMISSION – AUDITS – Amends existing law to change the requirement for an annual financial audit to a periodic management review.

 2/21

69-0-1

 3/14

35-0-0

 LAW

7/1/12

H135a

FP SUPPORT

FARM EQUIPMENT AGREEMENTS – Amends existing law to revise certain supplier violation provisions; to provide that the fact a dealer agreement allows an event, act or omission does not control whether such event, act or omission resulted in a substantial change in the dealer’s competitive circumstances; and to provide that a supplier shall provide written notice to an equipment dealer of any substantial change in the dealer’s competitive circumstances

 3/16

70-0-0

Commerce/Human Resources

  

H140*

FP SUPPORT

COMPREHENSIVE STATE WATER PLAN – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding notice to legislative members of adopted changes to the plan.

 3/1

69-0-1

 3/14

34-0-1

 LAW

7/1/17

H169*

FP SUPPORT

CONSTITUTIONAL DEFENSE COUNCIL – Amends existing law to revise provisions requiring legislative approval for any action to introduce or reintroduce any species into the state.

 2/27

60-10-0

 3/14

28-6-1

 LAW

7/1/17

H170*

FP SUPPORT

FISH, WILDLIFE AND WATER RESOURCES – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding Idaho’s primacy over the management of its fish, wildlife and water resources and to provide that any introduction or reintroduction without state consultation and approval is prohibited

 2/27

59-11-0

 3/14

27-5-3

 LAW

7/1/17

H171*

FP SUPPORT

FISHWAYS – Amends existing law to provide that specified law regarding fishways shall not apply to the Hells Canyon Hydroelectric Project.

 2/27

61-9-0

 3/15

29-6-0

 LAW

7/1/17

H198*

FP OPPOSES

Prohibits cities and counties from obstructing federal immigration enforcement or adopting a policy of refusing to notify federal authorities when a person with an immigration warrant or detainer is in their custody.

State Affairs

    

H211*

FP SUPPORT

INVASIVE SPECIES – Amends existing law to increase the invasive species sticker fee for the boats of nonresidents.

 3/6

65-4-1

 3/7

31-1-3

 LAW

1/1/18

H223*

FP SUPPORT

Track Senate Only

SCHOOLS – Adds to existing law to establish Rural Education Support Networks

 3/7

37-33-0

Education

  

H230*

FP SUPPORT

Track Senate Only

FISH AND GAME – Amends and adds to existing law to provide for the use of moneys for fishing access; to revise provisions regarding moneys paid into the Fish and Game Set-Aside Account; to provide for the use of moneys derived from certain license endorsements; to revise provisions regarding the transfer of certain amounts from the Expendable Big Game Depredation Fund; to revise conditions and requirements regarding payment for certain damages due to depredation; to revise certain deposit provisions regarding the Fish and Game Set-Aside Account; to provide for 3-year nonresident junior fishing licenses; to provide for license endorsements to fund wildlife depredation compensation and prevention and sportsmen access programs; to revise certain license fees; to revise provisions regarding procedures associated with depredation claims; and to provide that methods of determining forage utilization and damage or loss due to wildlife may include exclosure cages or other devices.

 3/7

43-26-1

 3/17

34-0-1

 LAW

5/1/17

12/1/17

H232

OIL AND GAS – Amends, repeals and adds to existing law to revise the membership of the Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, to revise the duties of the commission and the Department of Lands, to provide well spacing and setback requirements, to provide reporting requirements and to provide for the rights and remedies of royalty owners.

Res/Conserv

    

H256

See H274

INVASIVE SPECIES – Amends and adds to existing law to establish the position of administrator of invasive species policy; to revise the duties of the director of the Idaho Department of Agriculture

Ways & Means

    

H274

 

INVASIVE SPECIES – Amends and adds to existing law to establish the position of administrator of invasive species policy; to revise the duties of the director of the Idaho Department of Agriculture; to authorize the director to apply for search warrants under certain conditions, to provide that certain check stations may have extended operating hours; to provide penalties for any person failing to stop at a check station; to provide that the director shall pursue federal government partnerships and funding; to provide that the director under certain conditions shall enter into cooperative agreements; and to provide for formal memoranda of agreement with certain entities.

 3/14

63-1-6

 3/22

32-3-0

VETOED

4/6/17

H301a

 

LANDOWNER BILL OF RIGHTS - Title 47, Chapter 3 relating to oil and gas. It protects private property owners, state endowment lands, and taxpayers by updating Idaho law in accordance with other Rock Mountain States by improving processes, transparency, and reporting of oil and gas development.

 3/22

68-0-2

 3/23

35-0-0

 LAW

7/1/17

4/6/17

H308*

FP SUPPORT

 

APPROPRIATIONS – DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE – Appropriates $44,939,600 to the Department of Agriculture for fiscal year 2018; limits the number of authorized full-time equivalent positions to 209; appropriates an additional $171,300 to the Idaho State Police for fiscal year 2018; authorizes one additional full-time equivalent position to the Idaho State Police; and provides legislative intent regarding the Watercraft Inspection Program.

 3/22

67-0-3

 3/23

35-0-0

 LAW

7/1/17

HJM1*

FP OPPOSE

 

AGRICULTURE – Stating the findings of the Legislature and urging that foreign companies wishing to participate in markets within the United States be held to the exact same standards as American farmers, ranchers and food processors.

Ag Affairs

    

HJM2*

FP SUPPORT

 

BEAR RIVER COMMISSION – Amends existing law to provide for alternate commissioners for the Bear River Commission.

Adopted Voice Vote  3/2

34-0-1

ADOPTED

HJM4

FP SUPPORT

 

INVASIVE SPECIES – Encouraging western states + the federal government to establish cooperative + coordinated efforts with the State of Idaho to prevent, to whatever extent possible, through efforts including inspections, decontamination policies, enforcement of invasive species laws + rapid response protocols, further spread of the mussels, + containment where established, until a time viable tools for eradication are discovered.

 3/6

Adopted Voice Vote

 3/14

Adopted Voice Vote

ADOPTED

HJM6

 

FARMING – Stating findings of the Legislature and urging that farmers, ranchers and food processors be enabled to compete freely and trade fairly in foreign and domestic markets.

 3/14

Adopted Voice Vote

 3/22

Adopted Voice Vote

ADOPTED

HJM8

 

INVASIVE SPECIES – Stating findings of the Legislature and urging Congress to appropriate funds to protect the Pacific Northwest against invasive mussels.

 3/20

70-0-0

 3/22

Adopted Voice Vote

ADOPTED

S1009*

FP SUPPORT 

CROP RESIDUE BURNING - Amends, repeals and adds provisions regarding the open burning of crop residue.

 2/24

62-7-1

 1/30

29-5-1

 LAW

3/8/17

S1043*

FP SUPPORT

FP SUPPORT WITH AMENDNT

MOTOR VEHICLES – Amends existing law to revise certain exceptions to widths of vehicles.

 3/9

66-3-1

 3/15

32-2-1

 LAW

3/24/17

S1044

See S1072

DYED FUELS: Adds to and amends existing law to provide that certain vehicles shall be subject to inspection for dyed fuel.

 

Transprt

  

S1052*

FP OPPOSE

DYED FUEL – Amends and repeals existing law to remove references to dyed fuel.

 

Transprt

  

S1054

FP SUPPORT

EMINENT DOMAIN – Amends existing law to revise procedures and factors regarding the assessment of damage in eminent domain proceedings.

 

Transprt

  

S1063*

FP SUPPORT

IRRIGATION – Amends existing law to provide that certain state lands shall be subject to specified law for the levy and collection of assessments.

 3/8

70-0-0

 2/23

32-2-1

 LAW

7/1/17

S1064*

FP SUPPORT

IRRIGATION – Amends existing law to revise fee provisions regarding petitions for exclusion; to revise when hearings are to be held regarding petitions for exclusion, to require payment of outstanding assessments, to provide for liens; to revise provisions regarding exceptions to payment of costs associated with exclusion of land, and to revise when hearings are to be held.

 3/9

62-7-1

 2/24

34-0-1

 LAW

7/1/17

S1065

LAND OWNERSHIP – Adds to existing law to set forth requirements for state agencies regarding the acquisition and sale of certain properties, to provide that under specified conditions state agencies shall be required to receive permission from county commissioners for acquisition of land and to provide that under specified conditions the Fish and Game Commission shall not be required to sell land due to certain land donations.

 

Res/Envir

  

S1068

INVASIVE SPECIES – Amends and adds to existing law to establish the Office of Invasive Species Policy and to provide for its duties; to revise definitions; to revise the duties of the director of the Department of Agriculture with regard to invasive species; to encourage collaborative efforts with other agencies; and to provide a penalty for a person who fails to stop at a check station.

 

Ag Affairs

  

S1072*

FP SUPPORT

(Idaho Farm Bureau, Idaho Cooperative Council, Milk Producers of Idaho opposed)

DYED FUEL – Amends and adds to existing law to provide that certain vehicles shall be subject to inspection for dyed fuel; to provide conditions under which inspections may be conducted, to provide that specified provisions of law shall not be construed to require reporting violations to the federal government, to provide for the limitation of inspection authority, to provide for outreach and education, to provide exceptions to applicability; to provide that the presence of dye in certain motor vehicles at a designated concentration or greater shall constitute a violation, to provide that certain persons may inspect, collect and secure samples of special fuel to detect the presence of dye under specified conditions; and to provide for fines.

   2/28

8-26-1

FAILED

  

S1084

FP SUPPORT

IRRIGATION DISTRICTS – Amends existing law to increase the county recorder filing fee for delinquency lists

 3/10

65-4-1

 2/27

33-1-1

 LAW

7/1/17

S1101*

FP SUPPORT

WATER – Amends existing law to limit fees imposed for stock watering claims.

 3/10

70-0-0

 3/7

32-1-2

 LAW

7/1/17

S1102*

FP SUPPORT

STOCKWATER RIGHTS – Repeals and adds to existing law to prohibit the acquisition of certain stockwater rights, to provide that certain permittees shall not be considered agents of the federal government, to limit the use of certain stockwater rights, and to provide for the effect of an illegal change of ownership or transfer.

 

Res/Envir

  

S1111*

FP SUPPORT

STOCKWATER RIGHTS – Repeals and adds to existing law to prohibit the acquisition of certain stockwater rights, to provide that certain permittees shall not be considered agents of the federal government, to limit the use of certain stockwater rights, and to provide for the effect of an illegal change of ownership or transfer.

 3/18

69-0-1

 3/7

34-0-1

 LAW

3/27/17

S1112*

FP SUPPORT

APPROPRIATIONS – AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT – Appropriates an additional $1,010,000 to the Department of Agriculture for fiscal year 2017, for watercraft inspection stations; and authorizes 3 additional full-time equivalent positions.

 3/9

69-0-1

 3/2

33-1-1

 LAW

3/20/17

S1155

IDAHO ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT – Repeals, amends and adds to existing law to revise procedures for contested cases and presiding officers.

 

Judiciary/Rules

 

S1186*

FP SUPPORT

Track house only

APPROPRIATIONS – AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH AND COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE – Appropriates $31,287,300 to the Agricultural Research and Cooperative Extension Service for fiscal year 2018; and exempts object transfer limitations.

 3/24

64-3-3

 3/20

32-1-2

 LAW

7/1/17

S1187

FP SUPPORT

APPROPRIATIONS – ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY DEPARTMENT – Appropriates $67,899,900 to the Department of Environmental Quality for fiscal year 2018; limits the number of authorized full-time equivalent positions to 382; transfers $1.5 million from the Water Pollution Control Fund to the Environmental Remediation Basin Fund; expresses legislative intent regarding the Environmental Remediation Basin Fund and requires an annual report; expresses legislative intent regarding uses of the Water Pollution Control Fund; expresses legislative intent regarding certain moneys appropriated for agricultural best management practices; and expresses legislative intent regarding uses of the Hazardous Waste Emergency Fund.

 3/24

53-15-2

 3/20

33-0-2

 LAW

7/1/17

S1188a

HIGHWAYS – Adds to and amends existing law to provide GARVEE bonding authority and general bonding authority for highway construction; extends the surplus eliminator from 2015 for 5 years; provides moneys from the Sales Tax Account for bond debt service and for funding the Idaho State Police; and provides for a sales tax exemption for certain materials used on public roads.

   3/22

15-20-0

FAILED

 

S1194*

FP SUPPORT

Track house only

APPROPRIATIONS – PERMANENT BUILDING FUND – Appropriates $71,425,700 from the Permanent Building Fund for fiscal year 2018; authorizes the allocation of funds for specific projects for fiscal year 2018; provides a General Fund cash transfer; provides legislative intent relating to utilization of matching funds; provides legislative intent relating to reallocation of project savings; and provides direction on the timing of the use of funds for specific projects.

 3/24

52-17-1

 3/21

29-4-2

 LAW

7/1/17

SCR114

FP SUPPORT

NATURAL RESOURCE ISSUES – STUDY – Stating findings of the Legislature and authorizing the Legislative Council to appoint a committee to undertake and complete a study of natural resource issues.

 3/20

67-1-2

 3/6

32-0-3

ADOPTED

SJM101

CRATERS OF THE MOON – Stating findings of the Legislature and supporting designation of Craters of the Moon National Monument as a national park, provided such designation meets certain conditions.

State Affairs

 3/6

20-13-2

  

 

 

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