HOUSE BILL NO. 433

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H0433.........................................by RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
IRRIGATION DISTRICTS - Amends existing law relating to irrigation district
elections to revise time requirements relating to the canvass of returns by
boards of directors.

01/30    House intro - 1st rdg - to printing
01/31    Rpt prt - to Res/Con
02/14    Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
02/15    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
02/19    3rd rdg - PASSED - 68-0-2
      AYES -- Anderson, Andrus, Barrett, Bayer, Bedke, Bell, Bilbao, Black,
      Block, Bock, Boe, Bolz, Bowers, Brackett, Bradford, Chadderdon,
      Chavez, Chew, Clark, Collins, Crane, Durst, Eskridge, Hagedorn, Hart,
      Harwood, Henbest(Burgoyne), Henderson, Jaquet, Killen, King, Kren,
      Labrador, Lake, LeFavour, Loertscher, Luker, Marriott, Mathews,
      McGeachin, Mortimer, Moyle, Nielsen, Nonini, Pasley-Stuart, Patrick,
      Pence, Raybould, Ringo, Roberts, Ruchti, Rusche, Sayler, Schaefer,
      Shepherd(02), Shepherd(08), Shirley, Shively, Smith(30)(Stanek),
      Snodgrass, Stevenson, Thayn, Thomas, Vander Woude, Wills, Wood(27),
      Wood(35), Mr. Speaker
      NAYS -- None
      Absent and excused -- Smith(24), Trail
    Floor Sponsor - Raybould
    Title apvd - to Senate
02/20    Senate intro - 1st rdg - to Res/Env
03/11    Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
03/12    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
03/14    3rd rdg - PASSED - 33-0-2
      AYES -- Andreason, Bair, Bastian, Broadsword, Burkett, Cameron,
      Coiner, Corder, Darrington, Davis, Fulcher, Gannon, Geddes, Goedde,
      Hammond, Heinrich, Hill, Kelly, Keough, Langhorst, Little, Lodge,
      Malepeai(Sagness), McGee, McKague, McKenzie, Pearce, Richardson,
      Schroeder, Siddoway, Stegner, Stennett, Werk
      NAYS -- None
      Absent and excused -- Bilyeu, Jorgenson
    Floor Sponsor - Siddoway
    Title apvd - to House
03/17    To enrol - Rpt enrol - Sp signed
03/18    Pres signed - To Governor
03/19    Governor signed
         Session Law Chapter 207
         Effective: 07/01/08

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  ]]]]              LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO             ]]]]
 Fifty-ninth Legislature                   Second Regular Session - 2008

                                                                       

                              IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                                     HOUSE BILL NO. 433

                          BY RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION COMMITTEE

  1                                        AN ACT
  2    RELATING TO IRRIGATION DISTRICT  ELECTIONS;  AMENDING  SECTION  43-208,  IDAHO
  3        CODE,  TO  REVISE  TIME REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO THE CANVASS OF RETURNS BY
  4        BOARDS OF DIRECTORS.

  5    Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:

  6        SECTION 1.  That Section 43-208, Idaho Code, be, and the  same  is  hereby
  7    amended to read as follows:

  8        43-208.  CANVASS OF RETURNS. The board of directors must meet at its usual
  9    place  of meeting on or before the first Monday after each election to canvass
 10    the returns, and they shall proceed in the same manner and with  like  effect,
 11    as  near  as  may  be,  as the board of county commissioners in canvassing the
 12    returns of general elections, and when they shall have  declared  the  result,
 13    the  secretary  shall  make  full  entries in his records in like manner as is
 14    required of the county recorder in general elections. The board  of  directors
 15    must  declare elected the person or persons having the highest number of votes
 16    for each office. The secretary must, immediately, make out and deliver to such
 17    person or persons a certificate of election signed by  him  and  authenticated
 18    with the seal of the board.

Statement of Purpose / Fiscal Impact


                       STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

                             RS 17737


The purpose of this legislation is to allow Irrigation
District Board of Director's flexibility on the date of
canvassing elections, while retaining the deadline of the
Monday following the election to complete the canvass of
returns.




                          FISCAL IMPACT

There will be no fiscal impact to the State.




Contact:
Norm Semanko
Idaho Water Users Association
(208) 344-6690


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE                  H 433