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2022 Legislative Session

These bills are under consideration during the 2022 Legislative session for the state of Idaho.

Bill NumberDescriptionLast ActionSupport/Oppose
HB 448SALES 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 & MeansWatching
HB 458MINIMUM 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 & MeansWatching
HB 463DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION – Amends existing law to increase the authorized limitation for public works projects.2/23 – Read Third Time in Full – PASSED – 68-0-2Watching
HB 464WORKER’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 CommitteeWatching
HB 470TAXATION – 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 & MeansWatching – How do you sustain the General Fund Impact each year?
HB 481PROPERTY 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 – 48-16-6Watching
HB 482SALES 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 CommitteeNeutral
HB 484INCOME 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 & MeansWatching
HB 489SALES 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 & MeansWatching 
HB 493SALES AND USE TAX – Amends existing law to reduce the sales and use tax to 5%.1/31 – Reported Printed and Referred to Ways & MeansOpposed
HB 494PROPERTY TAX REDUCTION – Amends existing law to revise eligibility for receiving the homeowner’s property tax reduction.1/31 – Reported Printed and Referred to Ways & MeansWatching
HB 495INCOME 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 & MeansWatching
HB497EMPLOYMENT – Repeals and adds to existing law to provide for an adjustment of the minimum wage.1/31 – Reported Printed and Referred to Ways & MeansOpposed
HB 498SALES 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 & MeansWatching
HB 499PERSI – Amends existing law to provide police officer member status to emergency communications officers.3/1 – PASSED – 52-18-0Support
HB 503BUILDING 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 BusinessOpposed
SB 1229EMPLOYMENT – Amends existing law to provide for an adjustment of the minimum wage.1/21 – Reported Printed; referred to State AffairsOpposed
SB 1241PROPERTY TAXES – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding homes ineligible for the circuitbreaker program.2/4 – Read third time in full – PASSED – 34-0-1Watching
SB 1249TAXING DISTRICTS – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding taxing district budget limitations.Signed by Governor on 02/23/22Opposed
HB 561PROPERTY TAX – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding personal property tax exemptions.3/8 – Read second time as amended in the Senate, filed for Third ReadingWatching
HB 582BUILDING CODES – Amends existing law to provide for electrical, plumbing, and HVAC installations by nonprofit groups and volunteers.3/1- Introduced, read first time; referred to: Commerce & Human ResourcesOpposed
HB 614BUILDING 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 – 55-10-5Support
HB 618PUBLIC RECORDS – Amends existing law to define terms.2/15 – Reported Printed and Referred to Judiciary, Rules & AdministrationSupport 
SB 1283MEDICAID – Adds to existing law to establish provisions regarding supplemental Medicaid reimbursement for ground emergency medical transportation.3/9 – Read second time; Filed for Third ReadingSupport
SB 1294EMPLOYMENT 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 ResourcesWatching
SB 1303URBAN 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 & TaxationWatching
HB 648TAXATION – Amends existing law to provide that taxing districts must deduct certain sales and use tax revenue growth from the property tax budget limitations.3/7 – Introduced, read first time; referred to: Local Government & TaxationOpposed
HB 663PROPERTY 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 – 37-32-1Opposed
SB 1339PUBLIC 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 – 32-1-2Watching
HB 709TAXATION – Amends existing law to establish the County and City Property Tax Relief Fund.3/2 – Reported Printed and Referred to Revenue & TaxationOpposed
HB 741TAXATION – 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 & TaxationOpposed
SB 1379PURCHASING BY POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS – Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding procuring services or personal property.3/8 – Reported Printed; referred to State AffairsSupport