Alerts

2022 Legislative Session

Bill Number

Description

Last Action

Support/Opposed

HB 448 SALES TAX – Amends and adds to existing law to provide that sales of food shall be exempt from sales tax and to revise provisions regarding the sales tax distribution formula. 1/20 – Reported Printed and Referred to Ways & Means Watching
HB 458 MINIMUM WAGE – Amends existing law to remove language prohibiting a political subdivision from enacting a minimum wage that is higher than the state minimum wage. 1/25 –  Reported Printed and Referred to Ways & Means Watching
HB 463 DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION – Amends existing law to increase the authorized limitation for public works projects. 2/23 – Read Third Time in Full – PASSED – 68-0-2

3/2 – Read second time; filed for Third Reading

Watching
HB 464  WORKER’S COMPENSATION – Adds to existing law to provide that COVID-19 vaccination-related accidents or injuries shall be compensable. 2/8 – U.C. to be returned to Commerce & Human Resources Committee Watching
HB 470 TAXATION – Amends and adds to existing law to exempt sales of food from sales tax, to increase revenue sharing, to repeal the grocery income tax credit, and to provide for a distribution of moneys from the Tax Relief Fund. 1/27 – Reported Printed and Referred to Ways & Means Watching – How do you sustain the General Fund Impact each year?
HB 481 PROPERTY TAX REDUCTION – Amends existing law to revise criteria for homes that are ineligible for the circuitbreaker program. 2/11 – Read Third Time in Full – PASSED – 48-16-6

2/14 –  Introduced, read first time; referred to: Local Government & Taxation

Watching
HB 482 SALES TAX – Amends existing law to revise the distribution of sales tax revenue from quarterly to monthly. 2/8 –  U.C. to be returned to Revenue & Taxation Committee Neutral
HB 484 INCOME TAXES – Amends existing law to exempt military retirement pay from income taxes regardless of the military member’s age. 1/31 – Reported Printed and Referred to Ways & Means Watching
HB 489 SALES TAX – Amends and adds to existing law to provide a sales tax exemption for sales of food, to increase revenue sharing, and to repeal the food tax credit. 1/31 – Reported Printed and Referred to Ways & Means Watching
HB 493 SALES AND USE TAX – Amends existing law to reduce the sales and use tax to 5%. 1/31 – Reported Printed and Referred to Ways & Means Opposed
HB 494 PROPERTY TAX REDUCTION – Amends existing law to revise eligibility for receiving the homeowner’s property tax reduction. 1/31 – Reported Printed and Referred to Ways & Means Watching
HB 495 INCOME TAXES – Adds to existing law to provide for an income tax credit for property taxes paid on residential property. 1/31 – Reported Printed and Referred to Ways & Means Watching
HB497 EMPLOYMENT – Repeals and adds to existing law to provide for an adjustment of the minimum wage. 1/31 – Reported Printed and Referred to Ways & Means Opposed
HB 498 SALES TAX – Amends existing law to revise the distribution of online sales tax to be the same as all other sales tax. 1/31 – Reported Printed and Referred to Ways & Means Watching
HB 499 PERSI – Amends existing law to provide police officer member status to emergency communications officers. 3/1 – PASSED – 52-18-0

3/2 – Introduced, read first time; referred to: Commerce & Human Resources

Support
HB 503 BUILDING CODES – Amends existing law to provide for electrical, plumbing, and HVAC installations by non-profit groups and volunteers. 1/31 – Reported Printed and Referred to Business Opposed
SB 1229 EMPLOYMENT – Amends existing law to provide for an adjustment of the minimum wage. 1/21 – Reported Printed; referred to State Affairs Opposed
SB 1241 PROPERTY TAXES – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding homes ineligible for the circuitbreaker program. 2/4 – Read third time in full – PASSED – 34-0-1

2/7 – Read First Time, Referred to Revenue & Taxation

Watching
SB 1249 TAXING DISTRICTS – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding taxing district budget limitations. 2/4 – Read third time in full – PASSED – 33-0-2

2/16 – Read Third Time in Full – PASSED- 66-0-4

Signed by Governor on 02/23/22

Opposed
HB 561 EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES – Amends existing law to provide for uses of moneys in the Emergency Medical Services Fund III. 2/21- Read Third Time in Full – PASSED – 43-22-5

3/2 – Read second time; filed for Third Reading

Watching
HB 565 PROPERTY TAX – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding personal property tax exemptions. 2/18 – Read Third Time in Full – PASSED – 49-17-4

3/8 – Read second time as amended in the Senate, filed for Third Reading

Watching
HB 582  BUILDING CODES – Amends existing law to provide for electrical, plumbing, and HVAC installations by nonprofit groups and volunteers. 2/28 – Read Third Time in Full – PASSED – 55-13-2

3/1-  Introduced, read first time; referred to: Commerce & Human Resources

Opposed
HB 614 BUILDING CODES – Amends existing law to provide for adoption of the 2018 International Building Code, the 2018 International Residential Code, the 2017 National Electrical Code, and the 2017 Idaho State Plumbing Code. 3/3 – Rules Suspended: Ayes 66 Nays 0 Abs/Excd 4, read in full as required – PASSED – 55-10-5 Support
HB 618  PUBLIC RECORDS – Amends existing law to define terms. 2/15 – Reported Printed and Referred to Judiciary, Rules & Administration Support
SB 1283 MEDICAID – Adds to existing law to establish provisions regarding supplemental Medicaid reimbursement for ground emergency medical transportation. 2/24 – Read third time in full – PASSED – 33-0-2

3/9 – Read second time; Filed for Third Reading

Support
SB 1294  EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS – Adds to existing law to provide that an employer may not penalize an employee for using earned or accrued sick leave. 2/14 – Reported Printed; referred to Commerce & Human Resources Watching
SB 1303 URBAN RENEWAL – Amends existing law to revise the distribution of property tax revenue between taxing districts and revenue allocation areas. 2/14 – Reported Printed; referred to Local Government & Taxation Watching
HB 648 TAXATION – Amends existing law to provide that taxing districts must deduct certain sales and use tax revenue growth from the property tax budget limitations. 3/4 – Read Third Time in Full – PASSED – 43-24-3

3/7 –  Introduced, read first time; referred to: Local Government & Taxation

Opposed
HB 663 PROPERTY TAXES – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding a property tax credit for certain plant and building investments. 2/28- Read Third Time in Full – PASSED – 37-32-1 Opposed
SB 1339 PUBLIC RECORDS – Amends and adds to existing law to provide for public records requests to be made to the custodian of records and provides for the Legislative Services Office to be designated as the custodian for legislative records and to revise the use of certain terminology. 3/3 – Read third time in full – PASSED – 32-1-2 Watching
HB 709  TAXATION – Amends existing law to establish the County and City Property Tax Relief Fund. 3/2 – Reported Printed and Referred to Revenue & Taxation Opposed
HB 741 TAXATION – Amends and adds to existing law to provide property tax relief for owner-occupied homesteads, increase the grocery tax credit, and raise the sales and use tax rate to provide replacement funding for local tax areas. 3/7 -Reported Printed and Referred to Revenue & Taxation Opposed
SB 1379 PURCHASING BY POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding procuring services or personal property. 3/8 – Reported Printed; referred to State Affairs Support