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A one-stop shop for info on legislation currently moving through Idaho's Legislature.

Three ways to find info:

  1. Hot Items page (this page): The Hot Items page shows upcoming committee meetings plus bills that are in their "second reading" or "third reading". The House or Senate is about to vote on these bills.  At the bottom of this page are links to bills that have had activity in the previous legislative working day at any stage of the legislative process.

  2. House pages: The House Bills page shows you all the bills in the House at any stage in the process. The House Members page lists the Legislators, sorted by district or name, and the Committees page allows to you click on the various committees to see what bills are being considered. Each Committee page also has links to each committee member.

  3. Senate pages: The Senate Bills, Members, and Committees pages work just like they do in the House.

Also, there's a documents page with links to items of interest. For additional information about Idaho’s legislative bills, a group in north Idaho (not affiliated with IdahoSession.com) reviews and rates various bills. Their comments can be found at GrowingFreedomIdaho.com. This link is provided for informational purposes only.

Upcoming committee meetings

Bills Marked For Third Reading

Bill Number Description
H0390 CITY AND COUNTY OFFICERS – Amends existing law to authorize investigations and actions against city and county officers by the attorney general.
H0399 MATERNAL MORTALITY – Adds to existing law to authorize the Board of Medicine to collect and report data on maternal mortality rates.
H0402 INJECTION WELLS – Amends existing law to remove and revise provisions regarding class II injection wells.
H0404 RECORDS – Amends existing law to provide an exemption from disclosure for certain records regarding wildlife.
H0412 TRANSPORTATION – Amends existing law to provide for the use of technology and procedures to allow vehicles that meet established criteria to lawfully bypass a port of entry.
H0414 MOTOR VEHICLE DRIVER’S LICENSES – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding commercial driver’s license permit fees, eligibility, and renewal.
H0417 STATE GOVERNMENT AND STATE AFFAIRS – Adds to existing law to require state agencies to accept cash as a method of payment along with any other accepted methods of payment in certain instances and to prohibit state agencies from charging an additional fee for cash payment.
H0428 EMPLOYMENT SECURITY LAW – Amends existing law to adjust the desired fund size multiplier.
H0429 PERSI – Amends existing law to provide that a purchase of membership service shall be made within 90 days prior to the date of retirement.
H0430 PERSI – Amends existing law to provide for school employee member eligibility for disability retirement.
H0431 PERSI – Amends existing law to to revise a provision regarding contributions and investment earnings under supplemental benefit plans and to provide for qualified after-tax contributions.
H0432 PERSI – Amends existing law to establish penalties for the disclosure of confidential member records.
H0435 UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding controlled substances.
H0444 COUNTY PROPERTY – Amends existing law to revise a provision regarding a sale, exchange, or donation of county property.
H0445 TAXES – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding the accrual of interest on income and sales tax deficiencies.
H0449 PROPERTY TAXES – Amends existing law to provide penalties for improper homestead exemption claims and to provide for information-sharing between certain government entities.
H0450 SCHOOL DISTRICT ACTIVITY FUNDS – Amends existing law to allow disbursements from school district activity funds through the use of a debit card.
H0452 EDUCATION – Amends existing law to change the distribution amount for the Idaho Digital Learning Academy funding and to revise certain requirements regarding funding and distributions.
H0455 CODIFIER’S CORRECTIONS – Amends existing law to make codifier’s corrections.
H0457 APPROPRIATIONS – JUDICIAL BRANCH – Relates to the maintenance appropriation to the Judicial Branch for fiscal year 2025.
H0458 APPROPRIATIONS – STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION – Relates to the maintenance appropriation to the State Board of Education for fiscal year 2025.
H0459 APPROPRIATIONS – GENERAL GOVERNMENT – Relates to the maintenance appropriation to General Government for fiscal year 2025.
H0460 APPROPRIATIONS – PUBLIC SCHOOLS – Relates to the appropriation to the Public Schools Educational Support Program for fiscal year 2025.
H0464 INTERSTATE COMPACT FOR BORDER SECURITY – Adds to existing law to authorize the Governor to develop and execute an interstate compact for border security, to provide that congressional approval shall not be required, and to require certain provisions be included in an interstate compact.
H0471 REVISED UNCLAIMED PROPERTY ACT – Repeals and adds to existing law to enact the Revised Unclaimed Property Act.
H0472 AGRICULTURE – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding the inspection of private premises.
H0475 APPROPRIATIONS – LEGISLATIVE BRANCH – Relates to the maintenance appropriation to the Legislative Branch for fiscal year 2025.
H0488 TAXES – Amends existing law to provide that a taxpayer’s sworn statement that an expenditure was made for an identified deduction is conclusive proof to establish the taxpayer’s right to the deduction.
H0490 DIVISION OF OCCUPATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL LICENSES – Amends existing law to provide for certain fingerprint and criminal history background checks.
H0494 CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS – Amends, repeals, and adds to existing law to revise provisions regarding the crimes of trafficking and commercial sexual activity.
H0496 PROPERTY – Amends existing law to exempt federally recognized Indian tribes from the definition of “foreign government,” such that certain restrictions regarding real property will not apply to them, and to include forest land as one of the kinds of property that a foreign government may not purchase.
H0520 NO PUBLIC FUNDS FOR GENDER TRANSITION – Adds to existing law to prohibit the use of public funds for gender transition procedures.
H0538 CIVIL RIGHTS – Adds to existing law to prohibit governmental entities in the State of Idaho from compelling employees and students to use certain titles and pronouns.
H0540 FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICTS – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding flood control districts.
H0542 MEDICINE – Amends existing law to establish terms for a provisional license to practice medicine for graduates of medical schools located outside of the United States and Canada.
H0543 FAMILY DAYCARE HOMES – Adds to existing law to provide that a homeowner’s association may not prohibit the operation of a family daycare home.
H0571 DIVISION OF OCCUPATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL LICENSES – Amends existing law to exempt certain subcontractors from licensure, to increase a dollar amount related to an exemption, and to eliminate a class of licensure.
H0575 DISCLOSING EXPLICIT SYNTHETIC MEDIA – Adds to existing law to provide for the crime of disclosing explicit synthetic media.
H0576 SELF-SERVICE STORAGE FACILITIES – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding rental agreements, the disposal of certain property, notice to lessees in default, and access restriction.
H0583 MOTOR VEHICLES – Amends existing law to revise the definition of “resident” for vehicle registration, titling, driver’s license, and identification card purposes.
H0588 PUBLIC RECORDS – Amends existing law to provide certain deadlines for producing records pursuant to a public records request.
H0591 CERVIDAE – Adds to existing law to provide for fencing and harvest during quarantine and to provide for the application of quarantine.
H0592 DEPREDATION – Adds to existing law to provide for compensation for depredation of livestock by grizzly bear and wolves.
H0610 TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT – Amends existing law to provide for an increased fine for a first violation of overtaking a school bus and misdemeanor penalties for second and subsequent violations.
H0624 COMMERCIAL PROPERTY – Adds to existing law to establish the Commercial Property Assessed Capital Expenditure Act to allow willing owners of certain properties to obtain financing for qualifying improvements.
HCR024 TRANSPORTATION – States findings of the Legislature and authorizes the Legislative Council to appoint a committee to undertake and complete a study of certain transportation corridors in Idaho.
S1234 INSURANCE – Adds to existing law to provide that health benefit plans and student health benefit plans covering prescription contraception must provide reimbursement for a six-month supply except under certain circumstances.
S1246 STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding an optional retirement program.
S1283 PERSI – Amends existing law to revise the definition of an employee.
S1284 HOSPITAL AND NURSING CARE LIENS – Amends existing law to provide for notice of a claim or lien by certified mail.
S1292 LANDS – Amends, repeals, and adds to existing law to provide for legal representation.
S1294 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE – Amends and repeals existing law to revise and remove provisions regarding the Idaho Rural Development Partnership.
S1295 BARBERS AND COSMETOLOGISTS – Amends existing law to define terminology and to establish a certain exemption from licensure.
S1297 LIENS OF MECHANICS AND MATERIALMEN – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding the release of certain liens.
S1301 CREDIT UNIONS – Amends and repeals existing law to revise provisions regarding credit unions.
S1316 CEMETERY MAINTENANCE DISTRICTS – Amends existing law to revise the number of registered electors required for a cemetery maintenance district to have commissioners elected at large.
S1320 DESIGNATION OF HIGHWAYS AND PUBLIC RIGHTS-OF-WAY – Amends existing law to provide that certain maintenance of a public right-of-way shall not constitute upkeep or maintenance as a highway.
S1321 DISABLED VETERAN LICENSE PLATES – Amends existing law to provide that a disabled veteran may obtain disabled veteran license plates for up to two vehicles.
S1322 INVASIVE SPECIES – Amends and adds to existing law to provide requirements for launch and transport of conveyances and to provide that a portion of annual revenue deposited in the invasive species fund may be made available to counties, cities, and other local entities for certain equipment and supplies.
S1326 MOTOR VEHICLES – Adds to existing law to provide for the crime of aggravated driving while reckless, to provide penalties, and to provide that evidence of conviction shall be admissible in a civil action for damages.
S1327 UNLAWFUL DETAINER – Adds to existing law to provide for the shielding of certain records regarding unlawful detainer.
S1329 PARENTAL RIGHTS – Adds to existing law to provide for parental rights in medical decision-making.
S1339 RIGHTS-OF-WAY – Amends, repeals, and adds to existing law regarding irrigation and drainage rights-of-way.
S1346 TIME OF COMMENCING CRIMINAL ACTIONS – Amends existing law to provide that there shall be no statute of limitations for the crime of incest.
S1350 JUVENILE CORRECTIONS ACT – Amends existing law to provide for requirements regarding reporting for a sentencing hearing.
S1351 MEDICAL RECORDS – Amends existing law to allow for disclosure of deidentified health records for research and statistical purposes.
S1352 COUNSELORS AND THERAPISTS – Adds to existing law to provide that a counselor or therapist practicing in Idaho shall not be required to counsel a client in support of goals, outcomes, or behaviors that conflict with the sincerely held religious, moral, or ethical principles of the counselor or therapist.
S1354 HEALTH – Amends existing law to establish provisions for electroconvulsive treatment for children.
S1355 MEDICAID – Adds to existing law to establish a medicaid legislative review panel.
S1359 EDUCATION – Amends existing law to increase the Advanced Opportunities funding for both public school students and nonpublic school students, to remove a spending cap for certain eligible courses, and to revise provisions regarding the administration of the program for nonpublic school students.

Bills Marked For Second Reading

Bill Number Description
H0523 MEDICAL SAVINGS ACCOUNTS – Amends existing law to include health care sharing ministries as an eligible medical expense.
H0566 EDUCATION – Amends existing law to revise when a student can be exempted from certain required English language assessments.
H0578 ADOPTION AND FOSTER CARE – Adds to existing law to prohibit religious discrimination in adoption and foster care cases.
H0612 WOLF DEPREDATION CONTROL BOARD – Amends existing law to provide for compensation and a procedure.
H0648 APPROPRIATIONS – OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES – Relates to the appropriation to the Office of Information Technology Services for fiscal year 2025.
H0649 APPROPRIATIONS – OFFICE OF SPECIES CONSERVATION – Relates to the appropriation to the Office of Species Conservation for fiscal year 2025.
H0650 APPROPRIATIONS – COMMISSION ON THE ARTS – Relates to the appropriation to the Commission on the Arts for fiscal year 2025.
HCR027 HEALTH – States findings of the Legislature, directs the Department of Insurance to collect certain data, and recognizes October 9, 2024, as PANDAS/PANS Awareness Day.
HCR029 RULE REJECTION – DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION – States findings of the Legislature and rejects certain rules of the Department of Administration relating to Rules of the Division of Purchasing.
HJR002 LIMITATIONS OF COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL INDEBTEDNESS – Proposes an amendment to the state constitution to revise the percentage of assent required during statewide election years.
S1275 PARTIES TO ACTIONS – Amends existing law to provide immunity for employers who allow or do not prohibit employees to lawfully carry firearms.
S1325 UNIFORM PUBLIC EXPRESSION PROTECTION ACT – Adds to existing law to establish the Uniform Public Expression Protection Act.
S1342 GRAZING LEASES – Amends existing law to exclude grazing leases from certain hearing requirements and to provide that all state lands may be leased for a period of up to 40 years for grazing leases.
S1371 ELECTIONS – Amends and adds to existing law to revise provisions regarding presidential primaries, primary election dates, and candidate filing deadlines.
S1372 APPROPRIATIONS – DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE – Relates to the appropriation to the Department of Agriculture for fiscal years 2024 and 2025.
S1373 APPROPRIATIONS – SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION COMMISSION – Relates to the appropriation to the Soil and Water Conservation Commission for fiscal year 2025.

Bills With Recent Activity

House
Bill Number Description
H0390 CITY AND COUNTY OFFICERS – Amends existing law to authorize investigations and actions against city and county officers by the attorney general.
H0392 HEALTH DISTRICTS – Amends existing law to revise the powers and duties of the district board of health.
H0398 MEDICAID – Adds to existing law to provide for legislative approval of Medicaid state plan amendments and waivers.
H0399 MATERNAL MORTALITY – Adds to existing law to authorize the Board of Medicine to collect and report data on maternal mortality rates.
H0403 SOIL CONSERVATION DISTRICTS – Amends existing law to establish provisions regarding a reduction in the number of supervisors and to revise provisions regarding terms of office, the filling of vacancies, and quorums.
H0406 UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES – Adds to existing law to provide for the crimes of trafficking in fentanyl and drug-induced homicide.
H0410 INCOME TAXES – Amends existing law to clarify that income earned on any Indian reservation in Idaho by enrolled tribal members who live outside the state is not subject to Idaho taxes.
H0420 SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARDS OF TRUSTEES – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding school board recall elections, vacancies, and quorums.
H0422 CHARTER SCHOOLS – Amends, repeals, and adds to existing law to establish the Accelerating Public Charter Schools Act to provide for public charter schools that operate independently from traditional schools.
H0424 COMMUNITY RESIDENT ASSOCIATIONS – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding certain notices to community resident associations.
H0428 EMPLOYMENT SECURITY LAW – Amends existing law to adjust the desired fund size multiplier.
H0429 PERSI – Amends existing law to provide that a purchase of membership service shall be made within 90 days prior to the date of retirement.
H0430 PERSI – Amends existing law to provide for school employee member eligibility for disability retirement.
H0431 PERSI – Amends existing law to to revise a provision regarding contributions and investment earnings under supplemental benefit plans and to provide for qualified after-tax contributions.
H0432 PERSI – Amends existing law to establish penalties for the disclosure of confidential member records.
H0438 IMMUNIZATIONS – Amends existing law to require notification by school officials to parents of rights regarding immunizations.
H0450 SCHOOL DISTRICT ACTIVITY FUNDS – Amends existing law to allow disbursements from school district activity funds through the use of a debit card.
H0456 STATE CONTROLLER – Amends existing law to remove a provision regarding digital copies of agreements entered into by state officers and agencies and to authorize the State Controller to develop a policy regarding agreements.
H0464 INTERSTATE COMPACT FOR BORDER SECURITY – Adds to existing law to authorize the Governor to develop and execute an interstate compact for border security, to provide that congressional approval shall not be required, and to require certain provisions be included in an interstate compact.
H0468 RANGELAND – Adds to existing law to establish the Rangeland Improvement Act.
H0472 AGRICULTURE – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding the inspection of private premises.
H0482 JUVENILE CORRECTIONS ACT – Amends existing law to provide that a parent or guardian shall not be required to be represented by an attorney at an expungement hearing.
H0487 DUTIES OF PUBLIC UTILITIES – Adds to existing law to establish provisions requiring certain contracts to be honored by successor utilities.
H0488 TAXES – Amends existing law to provide that a taxpayer’s sworn statement that an expenditure was made for an identified deduction is conclusive proof to establish the taxpayer’s right to the deduction.
H0489 ESSENTIAL CAREGIVERS – Amends existing law to allow for the designation of essential caregivers for in-person visitation.
H0490 DIVISION OF OCCUPATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL LICENSES – Amends existing law to provide for certain fingerprint and criminal history background checks.
H0494 CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS – Amends, repeals, and adds to existing law to revise provisions regarding the crimes of trafficking and commercial sexual activity.
H0496 PROPERTY – Amends existing law to exempt federally recognized Indian tribes from the definition of “foreign government,” such that certain restrictions regarding real property will not apply to them, and to include forest land as one of the kinds of property that a foreign government may not purchase.
H0499 IDAHO DIETARY SUPPLEMENT ACT – Adds to existing law to enact the Idaho Dietary Supplement Act, which provides that the production, marketing, distribution, sale, and use of dietary supplements that were legal in Idaho as of July 1, 2023, shall remain legal in Idaho, regardless of any changes to federal law or regulation.
H0502 FUNERAL DIRECTORS AND MORTICIANS – Amends existing law to provide for the respectful disposition of certain unclaimed human remains.
H0505 DIVISION OF OCCUPATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL LICENSES – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding the duration and renewal of occupational and professional licenses.
H0507 TIMBER – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding security requirements in certain actions or proceedings involving the sale of timber.
H0517 ACTIONS IN PARTICULAR CASES – Adds to existing law to establish provisions regarding the deprivation of religious liberty or freedom of speech by a governmental entity.
H0520 NO PUBLIC FUNDS FOR GENDER TRANSITION – Adds to existing law to prohibit the use of public funds for gender transition procedures.
H0521 TAXATION – Amends, repeals, and adds to existing law to revise provisions regarding tax rates, school facilities funding, and school district bond and tax levy elections.
H0523 MEDICAL SAVINGS ACCOUNTS – Amends existing law to include health care sharing ministries as an eligible medical expense.
H0525 HEALTH DISTRICTS – Amends existing law to revise the powers and duties of the district boards of health.
H0527 PHARMACISTS – Amends, repeals, and adds to existing law to revise provisions regarding the licensure and practice of pharmacy.
H0528 CERTIFIED FAMILY HOMES – Amends, repeals, and adds to existing law to modify provisions regarding certified family homes.
H0538 CIVIL RIGHTS – Adds to existing law to prohibit governmental entities in the State of Idaho from compelling employees and students to use certain titles and pronouns.
H0540 FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICTS – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding flood control districts.
H0542 MEDICINE – Amends existing law to establish terms for a provisional license to practice medicine for graduates of medical schools located outside of the United States and Canada.
H0543 FAMILY DAYCARE HOMES – Adds to existing law to provide that a homeowner’s association may not prohibit the operation of a family daycare home.
H0545 PROPERTY – Amends existing law to provide that a local governmental unit shall not enact, maintain, or enforce an ordinance or a resolution that forces participation in an optional federal housing assistance program or regulates rent, fees, or deposits charged for leasing private residential property.
H0547 PURPLE HEART RECIPIENT LICENSE PLATES – Amends existing law to remove a fee for recipients of purple heart license plates.
H0549 CHEMIGATION – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding pesticide and chemigation applicators and licensing, chemical suppliers, and inspections.
H0563 IDAHO ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE ACT – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding adoption of a temporary rule and regarding legislative review of incorporated material, to provide that an agency shall make incorporated material available on its website, and to require the periodic review of administrative rules.
H0566 EDUCATION – Amends existing law to revise when a student can be exempted from certain required English language assessments.
H0570 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES – Amends existing law to provide that certain special distributors of liquor shall be allowed to continue to operate.
H0571 DIVISION OF OCCUPATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL LICENSES – Amends existing law to exempt certain subcontractors from licensure, to increase a dollar amount related to an exemption, and to eliminate a class of licensure.
H0572 GUARANTEED INCOME PROGRAMS – Adds to existing law to preempt laws regarding guaranteed income programs that are not expressly authorized by state statute.
H0574 BOND AND LEVY ELECTIONS – Amends existing law to require certain disclosures in bond and levy elections that include information regarding state tax relief and when such state tax relief is set to expire.
H0575 DISCLOSING EXPLICIT SYNTHETIC MEDIA – Adds to existing law to provide for the crime of disclosing explicit synthetic media.
H0576 SELF-SERVICE STORAGE FACILITIES – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding rental agreements, the disposal of certain property, notice to lessees in default, and access restriction.
H0578 ADOPTION AND FOSTER CARE – Adds to existing law to prohibit religious discrimination in adoption and foster care cases.
H0580 MILITARY LEAVE FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL AND PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL EMPLOYEES – Adds to existing law to establish military leave for public school and public charter school employees.
H0581 EDUCATION – Amends existing law to revise the powers of teachers in the classroom regarding when a teacher may physically escort a student out of class and when restraint or seclusion of a student must cease.
H0583 MOTOR VEHICLES – Amends existing law to revise the definition of “resident” for vehicle registration, titling, driver’s license, and identification card purposes.
H0588 PUBLIC RECORDS – Amends existing law to provide certain deadlines for producing records pursuant to a public records request.
H0591 CERVIDAE – Adds to existing law to provide for fencing and harvest during quarantine and to provide for the application of quarantine.
H0592 DEPREDATION – Adds to existing law to provide for compensation for depredation of livestock by grizzly bear and wolves.
H0610 TRAFFIC ENFORCEMENT – Amends existing law to provide for an increased fine for a first violation of overtaking a school bus and misdemeanor penalties for second and subsequent violations.
H0612 WOLF DEPREDATION CONTROL BOARD – Amends existing law to provide for compensation and a procedure.
H0618 ELECTIONEERING MESSAGES – Amends existing law to expand and add to a prohibition against electioneering messages on certain government correspondence.
H0621 HOMEOWNER’S ASSOCIATIONS – Amends existing law to define terminology and to provide for the declaration of certain conflicts of interest or familial relationships with respect to service contracts with a homeowner’s association.
H0622 CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORDS AND CRIME INFORMATION – Amends existing law to revise the definition of “retainable offense.”
H0623 TERRORIST CONTROL ACT – Amends existing law to provide for the crime of domestic terrorism.
H0624 COMMERCIAL PROPERTY – Adds to existing law to establish the Commercial Property Assessed Capital Expenditure Act to allow willing owners of certain properties to obtain financing for qualifying improvements.
H0625 EQUALIZATION OF ASSESSMENTS – Amends existing law to revise a provision regarding the function of the Board of Equalization on assessments, to provide that the burden of proof shall fall upon the Board of Equalization in certain instances, and to revise provisions regarding an appeal from the Board of Equalization.
H0626 ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE ACT – Amends existing law to provide for a scope of review.
H0627 LEGAL TENDER – Adds to existing law to provide that gold and silver coin shall be legal tender, to provide that no person or entity may compel another person or entity to tender or accept gold or silver coin, and to establish provisions regarding the prohibition of certain forms of taxation.
H0628 ELECTIONS – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding voter qualifications and citizenship requirements for voting.
H0629 DIVORCE ACTIONS – Amends existing law to provide that a guardian ad litem may be appointed for a dependent child during divorce proceedings.
H0630 COUNTIES – Amends existing law to revise the boundaries of Cassia County and Minidoka County.
H0631 PUBLIC WORKS CONTRACTORS – Amends existing law to revise contract limits for public works contractor licenses.
H0632 VOLUNTARY NATUROPATHIC DOCTOR LICENSURE – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding voluntary naturopathic doctor licensure requirements.
H0633 PUBLIC ASSISTANCE – Adds to existing law to modify eligibility for public assistance for pregnant women.
H0634 BROADBAND – Amends existing law to provide that the State Board of Education shall have certain authority.
H0635 EDUCATION – Amends existing law to provide that the boards of trustees of each school district shall have the discretion whether to establish school libraries and whether to decommission any school library that is not necessary.
H0636 OFFICE OF EARLY CHILDHOOD SERVICES – Amends and adds to existing law to establish the Office of Early Childhood Services.
H0637 COUNTYWIDE HIGHWAY DISTRICTS – Repeals and adds to existing law to allow certain countywide highway districts to be divided into subdistricts, each represented by a commissioner.
H0638 STRATEGIC INITIATIVES GRANT PROGRAM – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding the Strategic Initiatives Grant Program.
H0639 BUILDING CODES – Amends existing law to require certain heat detection devices in certain attached garages and to provide an exemption from a requirement of fire sprinklers for certain multiple family dwellings with fire walls.
H0640 MOTOR VEHICLES – Amends existing law to define the term “service-only facility.”
H0641 UNLAWFUL DETAINER – Amends existing law to provide for a process in the event a landlord has reason to believe a tenant is engaging in illegal drug activity occurring on a leased premises.
H0642 DEALERS AND SALESMEN LICENSING – Amends and adds to existing law to revise provisions regarding unlawful acts by manufacturers or distributors and to provide for affiliates and entities.
H0643 CORPORATIONS – Amends and adds to existing law to provide that the state shall not act as the incorporator of a corporation and to establish provisions regarding the reformation or disassociation of certain corporations.
H0644 BOARD OF EDUCATION – Amends existing law to revise the appointment procedures for the Board of Education, including establishing geographical representation of seats on the Board of Education.
H0645 SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARDS OF TRUSTEES – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding school board recall elections, vacancies, and quorums.
H0646 COUNTIES – Amends existing law to revise the boundaries of Benewah County, Bonner County, Clearwater County, Kootenai County, Latah County, and Shoshone County.
H0647 OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING REFORM – Adds to existing law to provide for the efficient renewal of occupational and professional licenses.
H0648 APPROPRIATIONS – OFFICE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES – Relates to the appropriation to the Office of Information Technology Services for fiscal year 2025.
H0649 APPROPRIATIONS – OFFICE OF SPECIES CONSERVATION – Relates to the appropriation to the Office of Species Conservation for fiscal year 2025.
H0650 APPROPRIATIONS – COMMISSION ON THE ARTS – Relates to the appropriation to the Commission on the Arts for fiscal year 2025.
H0651 COUNTY JAILS – Adds to existing law to authorize a sheriff’s office to seek reimbursement for costs of recapture.
H0652 ELECTIONS – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding signatures for initiative petitions.
H0653 PESTICIDES – Adds to existing law to provide for warning labels.
H0654 STATE BOARD OF CORRECTION – Amends existing law to establish provisions regarding prisoners who secure employment with a private employer.
H0655 ILLICIT SUBSTANCE TRACKING – Adds to existing law to establish an illicit substance tracking portal.
H0656 STATE PROCUREMENT ACT – Amends existing law to revise a provision regarding application of the Administrative Procedure Act and to establish provisions regarding a lowest responsible bidder.
H0657 HOMEOWNER’S ASSOCIATIONS – Adds to existing law to provide for certain powers and duties and to provide restrictions on board membership and proxy votes.
H0658 TAXATION – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding hospital property tax exemptions and to specify requirements to qualify for the exemption.
H0659 PUBLIC UTILITIES – Amends and repeals existing law to streamline and simplify relevant code sections pursuant to the Governor’s Red Tape Reduction Act.
H0660 STATE GOVERNMENT – Amends and adds to existing law to provide that notice of intent prior to an agreement taking effect shall be required in certain instances.
H0661 ELECTIONS – Amends existing law to revise candidate filing deadlines for independent candidates for president and vice president.
H0662 ELECTRICAL CODE – Repeals and adds to existing law to provide for the adoption of a certain electrical code, to provide for certain modifications to the electrical code, and to prohibit local governments from requiring certain installations.
H0663 EDUCATION – Amends and adds to existing law to require school districts to establish internet access policies to block certain content and to establish digital literacy instruction for students in grades 6 through 12.
HCR023 JOINT RULE 11 – Proposes an amendment to Joint Rule 11 to provide that the chairman of the Senate Finance Committee and the chairman of the House Appropriations Committee shall be cochairmen of the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee.
HCR024 TRANSPORTATION – States findings of the Legislature and authorizes the Legislative Council to appoint a committee to undertake and complete a study of certain transportation corridors in Idaho.
HCR025 HOLOCAUST EDUCATION – States findings of the Legislature and encourages the Idaho State Department of Education to review and consider the adoption of age-appropriate Holocaust education in school districts and public charter schools.
HCR027 HEALTH – States findings of the Legislature, directs the Department of Insurance to collect certain data, and recognizes October 9, 2024, as PANDAS/PANS Awareness Day.
HCR029 RULE REJECTION – DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION – States findings of the Legislature and rejects certain rules of the Department of Administration relating to Rules of the Division of Purchasing.
HCR030 MEDICAID – States findings of the Legislature and directs the Department of Health and Welfare to develop, apply for, and report on waivers for Medicaid and to develop work requirements for waivers.
HJM009 WATER – States findings of the Legislature and recommends to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission that flows of the Snake River at and below Hells Canyon Dam be maintained at a minimum of 8500 CFS from May 15 to October 1.
HJR002 LIMITATIONS OF COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL INDEBTEDNESS – Proposes an amendment to the state constitution to revise the percentage of assent required during statewide election years.
HJR003 SUFFRAGE AND ELECTIONS – Proposes an amendment to the state constitution to provide that there shall be one round of voting and the person having the highest number of votes for an office shall be deemed to have won an election.
Senate
Bill Number Description
S1234 INSURANCE – Adds to existing law to provide that health benefit plans and student health benefit plans covering prescription contraception must provide reimbursement for a six-month supply except under certain circumstances.
S1238 WORKER’S COMPENSATION – Amends existing law to remove a requirement that a notice of hearing be sent by registered or certified mail.
S1247 HEALTH – Adds to existing law to provide for 24-hour holds for persons with major neurocognitive disorders experiencing an acute crisis.
S1263 LIENS FOR PERFORMANCE OF FUTURE OBLIGATIONS – Amends existing law to provide for certain contracts secured by deeds of trust.
S1266 APPROPRIATIONS – PUBLIC SAFETY – Relates to the maintenance appropriation to Public Safety for fiscal year 2025.
S1267 APPROPRIATIONS – CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS – Relates to the maintenance appropriations to the executive offices of the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, State Controller, Secretary of State, and State Treasurer for fiscal year 2025.
S1269 APPROPRIATIONS – NATURAL RESOURCES – Relates to the maintenance appropriation to Natural Resources for fiscal year 2025.
S1270 APPROPRIATIONS – ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – Relates to the maintenance appropriation to Economic Development for fiscal year 2025.
S1271 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE – Repeals existing law relating to the Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) Grant Program.
S1273 ELECTIONS – Amends and adds to existing law to require the Secretary of State to prepare voter guides to be distributed to every household in the state no later than 30 days before an election.
S1275 PARTIES TO ACTIONS – Amends existing law to provide immunity for employers who allow or do not prohibit employees to lawfully carry firearms.
S1276 PAYMENTS TO THE COURT – Amends existing law to revise a provision regarding an electronic payment convenience fee.
S1277 ADDRESS CONFIDENTIALITY FOR JUDICIAL OFFICERS – Amends Laws of 2023 to define “Idaho residential street address.”
S1281 HEALTH – Amends existing law to clarify requirements for criminal history and background checks for potential temporary caregivers.
S1290 ELECTIONS – Amends existing law to revise certain dates regarding when candidates must file their declarations of candidacy and when a candidate may withdraw from a race.
S1291 STATE GOVERNMENT – Adds to existing law to prohibit public entities from entering into contracts with entities that boycott certain industry sectors.
S1292 LANDS – Amends, repeals, and adds to existing law to provide for legal representation.
S1297 LIENS OF MECHANICS AND MATERIALMEN – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding the release of certain liens.
S1311 VETERANS CEMETERY – Adds to existing law to provide eligibility requirements and to provide for services.
S1312 STATE BUDGETS – Amends existing law to revise a provision regarding the preparation and filing of a budget request.
S1313 IDAHO COUNCIL ON INDIAN AFFAIRS – Amends existing law to provide for the council members to elect two cochairs.
S1317 LICENSE PLATES – Amends existing law to allow for the establishment of specialty license plates for the benefit of the Idaho State Board of Education and to establish a Don’t Tread on Me license plate to generate funds for an existing gun safety education program.
S1319 SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE PROGRAMS – Amends existing law to remove a weight restriction for owners of noncommercial vehicles to obtain special license plates.
S1322 INVASIVE SPECIES – Amends and adds to existing law to provide requirements for launch and transport of conveyances and to provide that a portion of annual revenue deposited in the invasive species fund may be made available to counties, cities, and other local entities for certain equipment and supplies.
S1325 UNIFORM PUBLIC EXPRESSION PROTECTION ACT – Adds to existing law to establish the Uniform Public Expression Protection Act.
S1327 UNLAWFUL DETAINER – Adds to existing law to provide for the shielding of certain records regarding unlawful detainer.
S1329 PARENTAL RIGHTS – Adds to existing law to provide for parental rights in medical decision-making.
S1337 IRRIGATION DISTRICTS – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding irrigation district lands.
S1338 IRRIGATION DISTRICTS – Amends existing law to provide for the modification of boundaries of divisions in irrigation districts.
S1341 WATER – Adds to existing law to establish provisions regarding common ground water supply for the Eastern Snake Plain Aquifer.
S1342 GRAZING LEASES – Amends existing law to exclude grazing leases from certain hearing requirements and to provide that all state lands may be leased for a period of up to 40 years for grazing leases.
S1361 EDUCATION – Amends existing law to require school district boards of trustees and public charter schools to adopt certain rules of procedure for the conduct of their meetings, which shall include provisions allowing members of the public to comment and offer up items for the agenda.
S1364 BEER – Amends existing law to remove and revise provisions regarding a brewer’s license.
S1371 ELECTIONS – Amends and adds to existing law to revise provisions regarding presidential primaries, primary election dates, and candidate filing deadlines.
S1372 APPROPRIATIONS – DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE – Relates to the appropriation to the Department of Agriculture for fiscal years 2024 and 2025.
S1373 APPROPRIATIONS – SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION COMMISSION – Relates to the appropriation to the Soil and Water Conservation Commission for fiscal year 2025.
S1374 CONCEALED WEAPONS – Amends existing law to establish provisions regarding concealed weapons on certain property owned by the State of Idaho.
S1375 NATUROPATHIC DOCTOR LICENSURE – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding voluntary naturopathic doctor licensure.
S1376 PUBLIC OFFICIALS – Amends existing law to provide an exception for certain public officials for the use of public property or resources while advocating for or against an initiative or referendum.
S1377 BALLOT MEASURES – Amends existing law to require paid signature gatherers to disclose that they are being paid and to revise provisions regarding the collection of signatures for ballot measures.
S1378 SALARIES OF JUDGES – Amends existing law to revise a provision regarding the salary of the justices of the Supreme Court.
SCR113 ENERGY – States findings of the Legislature and declares support for the development of clean and safe nuclear energy.
SCR116 EDUCATION – States findings of the Legislature, declares the importance of civics education, and supports teaching responsible citizenship in Idaho public schools.
SCR117 LIEUTENANT GENERAL ERIK PETERSON – States findings of the Legislature honoring and commending Lieutenant General Erik Peterson and declares March 31, 2024, as Lieutenant General Erik Peterson Day.
SJM103 WATER – States findings of the Legislature and opposes the removal or breaching of the dams on the Columbia-Snake River system and its tributaries.
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