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2020 Legislative Session

Bill Number

Description

Last Action

Support/Opposed

HB 347 BOND ELECTIONS – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding the holding of another bond election after a voter rejection. 1/30 – Read Third Time in Full – PASSED – 48-21-1

1/31 – Received from the House passed; filed for first reading                             Introduced, read first time; referred to: State Affairs

Neutral – Watching
HB 353 TAXING DISTRICTS – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding taxing district budget limitations. 1/23 – Reported Printed and Referred to Revenue & Taxation Neutral – Watching
HB 354 TAXING DISTRICT BUDGETS – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding a taxing district’s process for recovering forgone budget increases. 2/4 – Read Third Time in Full – PASSED – 70-0-0                   2/10- Read second time; filed for Third Reading Support
HB 355 TAXING DISTRICTS – Adds to existing law to freeze taxing district budgets and property tax levies for one year. 1/23 – Reported Printed and Referred to Revenue & Taxation Moved to HB 409
HB 359 TAXES – Amends existing law to repeal the property tax and to increase the sales tax. 1/27 – Reported Printed and Referred to Ways & Means Neutral – Watching
HB 360 GROCERY TAX – Adds, repeals, and amends existing law to repeal the tax on the sale of food. 1/27 – Reported Printed and Referred to Ways & Means Neutral – Watching
SB 1263 WORKER’S COMPENSATION – Amends existing law regarding occupational diseases to remove a sunset provision. 2/11- Read third time in full – PASSED – 35-0-0

2/24 – Read Third Time in Full – PASSED – 68-0-2

Support
SB 1265 LOCAL GOVERNING ENTITIES CENTRAL REGISTRY – Amends existing law to remove obsolete language, to revise a provision regarding revenues and expenditures, and to remove a provision regarding notification by a local governing entity. 2/13 – Read third time in full – PASSED – 34-0-1

2/14 –  Read First Time, Referred to State Affairs

Neutral
HB 408 SALES TAX – Amends existing law to revise the sales tax revenue distribution to cities in Idaho. 2/20- Read Third Time in Full – PASSED – 53-16-1               2/21-   Introduced, read first time; referred to: Local Government & Taxation Watching
HB 409 TAXING DISTRICTS – Adds to existing law to provide a limitation on taxing district budget requests and levies for the year 2020. 2/25 – Read Third Time in Full – PASSED – 46-23-1
2/26 – Introduced, read first time; referred to: Local Government & Taxation
Oppose
SB 1302 LABOR – Amends existing law to provide for mediation, to provide a process for fact-finder selection, and to provide that strikes shall be prohibited during dispute resolution and for two weeks thereafter. 2/10 – Reported Printed; referred to Commerce & Human Resources Watching
SB 1311 EXPLODING TARGETS – Adds to existing law to provide restrictions regarding the use of exploding targets. 2/11 – Reported Printed; referred to State Affairs Support
SB 1332 AMBULANCE SERVICE DISTRICTS – Amends and adds to existing law to provide for the formation and governance of any new ambulance service districts. 2/24 – Read third time in full – PASSED – 31-4-0
2/25 – Read First Time, Referred to Health & Welfare
Support
HB 472 IDAHO BUILDING CODE – Amends existing law to revise a certain exemption regarding fire sprinkler systems. 2/11 – Reported Printed and Referred to Business Oppose
HB 491 AMBULANCE DISTRICTS – Amends existing law to authorize ambulance districts to enter into cooperative agreements with fire protection districts and others. 2/21-   U.C. to hold place on third reading calendar until Monday, February 24, 2020 Support
HCR030 PERSI – Stating findings of the Legislature and amending the retroactive cost of living adjustment approved by the PERSI board at its December 2019 meeting. 2/7 – Reported Printed and Referred to Commerce & Human Resources Neutral
SB 1321 WORKER’S COMPENSATION – Amends existing law to provide for a clear and convincing evidentiary standard with respect to intent to harm in a case involving physical aggression. 2/26 – 2/26 – Reported out of committee; to 14th Order for amendment Support
SB 1338 PUBLIC RECORDS ACT – Amends existing law to provide that certain personal information shall be exempt from disclosure. 2/14 – Reported Printed; referred to Judiciary & Rules Support
SCR134 PROPERTY TAXES – Stating findings of the Legislature and authorizing a legislative interim study committee on property taxes. 2/20 –   Read in full – ADOPTED – 34-0-1

2/21 –   Read First Time, Referred to Revenue & Taxation

Watching
HB 530 OPEN MEETINGS – Amends existing law to authorize executive sessions for certain consultations. 2/24 – Reported Printed and Referred to State Affairs Support
SB 1372 FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICTS – Adds to existing law to provide for the division of a fire protection district and to provide for elections for division of a district. 2/27- Reported Printed; referred to Commerce & Human Resources Watching