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SENATE CALENDAR
March 31, 2015 9 A.M. 79th Legislative Day
10TH ORDER
Sponsor Number Description
Senator Buckner-Webb(19) HJM 3
HD 3-31
by STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE - HUMAN RIGHTS - Stating findings of the Legislature and urging the government of Turkey to uphold and safeguard religious and human rights of all its citizens without compromise; to grant the Ecumenical Patriarch appropriate international recognition, ecclesiastical succession, and the right to train clergy of all nationalities; and to respect the property rights and human rights of the Ecumenical Patriarchate and all religious and faith traditions.
Senator Bair(31) HCR 8 by RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION COMMITTEE - 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.
Senator Brackett(23) HJM 9 by WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE - SAGE-GROUSE - Stating findings of the Legislature and urging Congress to continue to make no funds available for use by the Secretary of the Interior to consider, prepare, write, or issue a petition finding or proposed regulation for greater sage-grouse for a period of 10 years through and including fiscal year 2025; resolving that during such period the State of Idaho will continue to implement its sage-grouse conservation plan, thereby establishing and enhancing its efficacy over time; and resolving that Congress should by legislation recognize and encourage state primacy in the long-term management of sage-grouse and its habitat.
Senator Lodge(11) HJM 10 by WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE - DEER FLAT NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE - Stating findings of the Legislature and requesting certain action by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Senator McKenzie(13) SCR 127 by STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE - ADMINISTRATIVE TEMPORARY RULES - Stating findings of the Legislature and approving and extending temporary rules reviewed by the Legislature.
Senator McKenzie(13) SCR 128 by STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE - ADMINISTRATIVE FEE RULES - Stating findings of the Legislature and approving administrative rules that impose a fee or charge, with an exception, and rejecting a certain agency rule docket that is not approved.
Senator Patrick(25) SCR 129 by STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE - ADMINISTRATION - RULE REJECTION - Stating findings of the Legislature and rejecting certain rules of the Department of Administration relating to Rules of the Division of Purchasing.
Senator Lee(9) HCR 24 by HEALTH AND WELFARE COMMITTEE - FAMILY CAREGIVERS - Stating findings of the Legislature and endorsing efforts by the Idaho Caregiver Alliance to explore innovative means to support uncompensated family caregivers in Idaho.
BILLS ON SECOND READING
Sponsor Number Description
Senator McKenzie(13) H 301 by STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE - CONCEALED WEAPONS - Repeals, amends and adds to existing law relating to the carrying of concealed weapons.
Senator Heider(24) H 291 by STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE - PUBLIC RECORDS - Amends existing law to provide that land management plans required for voluntary stewardship agreements pursuant to law and agreements relating to the conservation of sage grouse and entered into voluntarily by owners or occupiers of land with a soil conservation district are exempt from disclosure under the Public Records Act.
Senator Patrick(25) H 300 by EDUCATION COMMITTEE - EDUCATION - Amends existing law to provide that computation of alternative school support units shall include grades 6 through 12.
Senator Nonini(3) H 302 by EDUCATION COMMITTEE - SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY - Adds to existing law to create in the Office of the Governor the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Action Center and the STEM Action Center Board, to provide powers and duties and to provide for reports.
Senator Mortimer(30) H 308 by EDUCATION COMMITTEE - PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS - Amends existing law to provide that certain code provisions relating to pupil service staff allowance do not apply to public charter schools.
Senator Schmidt(5) H 298 by HEALTH AND WELFARE COMMITTEE - MEDICAID - Amends existing law to provide that certain services provided to adolescents shall be reimbursed at a certain percentage of the current Medicare rate.
Senator Davis(33) S 1181 by JUDICIARY AND RULES COMMITTEE - SESSION LAWS AND JOURNALS - Repeals and adds to existing law to recodify the laws regarding the compiling and printing of Session Laws and Journals of the Legislature.
Senator Davis(33) S 1182 by JUDICIARY AND RULES COMMITTEE - IDAHO UNIFORM BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS CODE - Amends and repeals existing law relating to effective dates in the Idaho Uniform Business Organizations Code.
BILLS ON THIRD READING
Sponsor Number Description
Senator Guthrie(28) H 257aaS
HD
by WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE - PROPERTY TAXATION - Amends existing law to provide that park model vehicles shall be assessed per the National Automobile Dealers Association standard for recreational vehicles classified as park model homes for property tax purposes.
Senator McKenzie(13) H 155aaS
HD
by STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE - OPEN MEETING LAW - Repeals, amends and adds to existing law to provide that consideration of certain labor contract offers may be held in executive session and to increase monetary civil penalties for violations of the Open Meeting Law; to establish provisions relating to negotiations in open session, to provide that an executive session may be held for certain specific purposes, to provide that certain documents exchanged between parties shall be subject to public writings disclosure laws and to provide that public testimony shall be posted as an agenda item.
Senator Rice(10) H 95
HD 3-30
by REVENUE AND TAXATION COMMITTEE - SALES TAX - Adds to existing law to provide an exemption from the sales or use tax on certain materials used in connection with a public road and to provide exceptions.
Senator Bair(31) S 1173
HD 3-30
by FINANCE COMMITTEE - APPROPRIATIONS - LABOR DEPARTMENT - Appropriates an additional $3,190,000 to the Department of Labor for fiscal year 2015; appropriates $92,578,900 to the Department of Labor for fiscal year 2016; limits the number of full-time equivalent positions to 700; transfers $3 million from the Industrial Administration Fund to the Workforce Development Training Fund; provides legislative intent for the maintenance of local Department of Labor offices and services provided therein; and provides legislative intent requesting a report on activities of the Workforce Development Training Fund.
Senator Keough(1) S 1174
HD 3-30
by FINANCE COMMITTEE - APPROPRIATIONS - IDAHO TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT - Appropriates $496,641,900 to the Idaho Transportation Department for fiscal year 2016; limits the number of authorized full-time equivalent positions to 1,698.7; expresses legislative intent for continuously appropriated funds; authorizes the transfer of moneys to the Tourism and Promotion Fund; provides reappropriation authority for dedicated funds; provides reappropriation authority for airport development grants; provides reappropriation of federal stimulus funds; and authorizes a transfer of funds for debt service.