Idaho Statutes

[No Title]
TITLE 67
STATE GOVERNMENT AND STATE AFFAIRS
CHAPTER 4
LEGISLATURE
 67-455A. Committee may acquire and dispose of property. (1) The governor's housing committee may accept grants, gifts or donations of any kind from any private or public source related to the acquisition, construction, remodel, furnishing, equipping or maintenance of a governor's residence.
(2)  The governor's housing committee may acquire real property for purposes related to a governor's residence. Any real property acquired by the governor's housing committee shall be titled in the name of the state of Idaho for the benefit of the governor's housing committee and shall be administered by the department of administration on behalf of and for the benefit of the governor's housing committee. The governor's housing committee may sell such real property by public, private or negotiated sale, exchange, donation or by any other means and may rent a governor's residence and any furnishings and equipment related thereto, as the committee may deem appropriate and prudent. Any real property acquired hereunder shall not be subject to sections 58-331 through 58-335, Idaho Code, relating to surplus real property as the same may now exist or as the same may be amended from time to time. Any sale or disposal of such real property shall not require the reservation to the state of mineral or other rights in the real property.
(3)  The governor's housing committee may acquire personal property for the purpose of remodeling, furnishing, equipping or maintaining a governor's residence. Any personal property acquired by the governor's housing committee shall be the property of the state of Idaho held for the benefit of the governor's housing committee and shall be administered on behalf of the governor's housing committee by the department of administration. The governor's housing committee may dispose of any personal property acquired hereunder by any means as the committee may deem appropriate and prudent and such disposal shall not be subject to section 67-5732A, Idaho Code, relating to surplus personal property, as the same exists or may be amended from time to time.
(4)  The governor's housing committee may acquire and contract for services related to the acquisition, construction, remodel, furnishing, equipping or maintenance of a governor's residence. Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, the acquisition, construction, remodel, furnishing, equipping or maintenance of a governor's residence shall not be considered public works and shall not be subject to any laws related to public works of the state of Idaho. Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, the governor's housing committee shall not be subject to the purchasing laws for state agencies provided in chapter 57, title 67, Idaho Code.
(5)  Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 18-1359(1)(d), 18-2705, 58-112, 59-201, 59-202 and 67-5726, Idaho Code, or any other provision of law, an incumbent governor shall not be deemed prohibited from purchasing real or personal property acquired hereunder, and any such purchase shall be valid for all purposes. Insofar as the provisions of this section are inconsistent with the provisions of any other law, general, specific or local, the provisions of this section shall be controlling.
(6)  This section shall apply to all real and personal property acquired pursuant to this section or section 67-455, Idaho Code, before or after the effective date of this section.

History:
[67-455A, added 1999, ch. 336, sec. 2, p. 913.]

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