Rural development partnership
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE – Amends and repeals existing law to revise and remove provisions regarding the Idaho Rural Development Partnership.

RS30841C1 / S1294

This bill re-authorizes Title 67, Chapter 90, Idaho Code, short-titled “The Idaho Rural Development Partnership Act,” within technical and conforming amendments. These amendments (1) clarify legislative findings to be up to date and remove outdated federal language (2)clarify that the Idaho Rural Partnership will reside within the Idaho Department of Commerce, or within another executive branch agency as designated by the Governor, and funding from time to time may be appropriated by the Idaho Legislature (3) update the number and type of board members appointed (4) repeal language that specifically calls for the hiring of an executive director, and (5) amend voting privileges for the board of directors.

Bill Events
Date Description
02/09 Introduced; read first time; referred to JR for Printing
02/12 Reported Printed; referred to Commerce & Human Resources
02/21 Reported out of Committee with Do Pass Recommendation; Filed for second reading
02/22 Read second time; filed for Third Reading
02/27 Retained on calendar
02/28 Read third time in full – PASSED - 31-3-1
AYES – Adams, Anthon, Bernt, Bjerke, Burtenshaw, Cook, Foreman, Forsmann(Carlson), Grow, Guthrie, Harris, Hart, Hartgen, Herndon, Just, Lakey, Lee, Lent, Nichols, Okuniewicz, Rabe, Ricks, Ruchti, Schroeder, Semmelroth, Taylor, Toews, Trakel, VanOrden, Ward-Engelking, Wintrow
NAYS – Den Hartog, Lenney, Zuiderveld
Absent and excused – Winder
Floor Sponsor - Ricks
Title apvd - to House
02/29 Received from the Senate, Filed for First Reading
02/29 Read First Time, Referred to Commerce & Human Resources
03/14 Reported out of Committee with Do Pass Recommendation, Filed for Second Reading
03/15 Read second time; Filed for Third Reading
03/18 U.C. to hold place on third reading calendar one legislative day
03/19 U.C. to hold place on third reading calendar one legislative day
03/20 U.C. to hold place on third reading calendar one legislative day
03/21 Read Third Time in Full – PASSED - 38-32-0
AYES – Achilles, Allgood, Berch, Bundy, Burns, Cheatum, Chew(Beazer), Clow, Cornilles, Dixon(24), Durrant, Erickson, Furniss, Galaviz, Gannon, Garner, Green, Handy, Horman, Lanting, Manwaring, Mathias, McCann, Mickelsen, Miller, Necochea, Nelsen, Petzke, Pickett, Raybould, Raymond, Roberts, Rubel, Sauter, Weber(Mendenhall), Wheeler, Wroten, Yamamoto
NAYS – Alfieri, Andrus, Barbieri, Blanksma, Boyle, Cannon, Crane(12), Crane(13), Dixon(1), Ehardt, Ehlers, Gallagher, Hawkins, Healey, Hill, Holtzclaw, Kingsley, Lambert, Mendive, Mitchell, Monks, Palmer, Price, Redman, Scott, Shepherd, Skaug, Tanner, Vander Woude, Wisniewski, Young, Mr. Speaker
Absent – None
Floor Sponsor - Furniss
Title apvd - to Senate
03/21 Returned From House Passed; referred to enrolling
03/22 Reported enrolled; signed by President; to House for signature of Speaker
03/25 Received from Senate; Signed by Speaker; Returned to Senate
03/25 Reported signed by the Speaker & ordered delivered to Governor
03/26 Reported delivered to Governor at 2:42 p.m. on 03/25/24
03/27 Signed by Governor on 03/26/24
Session Law Chapter 202
Effective: 07/01/2024 SECTION 1-8;
01/01/2027 SECTION 9