HOUSE BILL NO. 528

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H0528aaS......................................by TRANSPORTATION AND DEFENSE
HIGHWAY DISTRICT ELECTIONS - Amends and repeals existing law relating to
highway district elections to provide that highway district elections shall
be conducted in accordance with the general laws of the state, including
the provisions of Chapter 14, Title 34, Idaho Code.

02/13    House intro - 1st rdg - to printing
02/14    Rpt prt - to Transp
02/21    Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
02/22    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
02/25    3rd rdg - PASSED - 66-0-4
      AYES -- 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, Henderson, Jaquet, Killen, King, Labrador, Lake,
      LeFavour, Loertscher, Luker, Marriott, Mathews, McGeachin, Mortimer,
      Moyle, Nielsen, Nonini, Pasley-Stuart, Patrick, Pence, Raybould,
      Ringo, Roberts, Rusche, Sayler, Schaefer, Shepherd(02), Shepherd(08),
      Shirley, Shively, Smith(24), Smith(30)(Stanek), Snodgrass, Stevenson,
      Thayn, Thomas, Vander Woude, Wills, Wood(27), Wood(35), Mr. Speaker
      NAYS -- None
      Absent and excused -- Anderson, Kren, Ruchti, Trail
    Floor Sponsor - Ringo
    Title apvd - to Senate
02/26    Senate intro - 1st rdg - to Transp
02/29    Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
03/03    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
03/04    To 14th Ord
03/06    Rpt out amen - to 1st rdg as amen
03/07    1st rdg - to 2nd rdg as amen
03/10    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg as amen
03/12    3rd rdg as amen - PASSED - 35-0-0
      AYES -- Andreason, Bair, Bastian, Bilyeu, Broadsword, Burkett,
      Cameron, Coiner, Corder, Darrington, Davis, Fulcher, Gannon, Geddes,
      Goedde, Hammond, Heinrich, Hill, Jorgenson, Kelly, Keough, Langhorst,
      Little, Lodge, Malepeai(Sagness), McGee, McKague, McKenzie, Pearce,
      Richardson, Schroeder, Siddoway, Stegner, Stennett, Werk
      NAYS -- None
      Absent and excused -- None
    Floor Sponsor - Corder
    Title apvd - to House
03/13    House concurred in Senate amens - to engros
    Rpt engros - 1st rdg - to 2nd rdg as amen
03/14    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg as amen
03/17    3rd rdg as amen - PASSED - 67-0-3
      AYES -- Anderson, Andrus, Barrett, Bayer, Bedke, Bell, Bilbao, Black,
      Block, Bock, Boe, Bolz, Bowers, Brackett, Bradford, Chadderdon,
      Chavez, Chew, Clark, Durst, Eskridge, Hagedorn, Harwood, Henbest,
      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), Smith(24), Snodgrass,
      Stevenson, Thayn, Thomas, Trail, Vander Woude, Wills, Wood(27),
      Wood(35), Mr. Speaker
      NAYS -- None
      Absent and excused -- Collins, Crane, Hart
    Floor Sponsor - Ringo
    Title apvd - to enrol
03/18    Rpt enrol - Sp signed
03/19    Pres signed
03/20    To Governor
03/25    Governor signed
         Session Law Chapter 258
         Effective: 07/01/08

Bill Text




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

                                                                       

                              IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                                     HOUSE BILL NO. 528

                          BY TRANSPORTATION AND DEFENSE COMMITTEE

  1                                        AN ACT
  2    RELATING TO HIGHWAY DISTRICT ELECTIONS; AMENDING SECTION 40-1305A, IDAHO CODE,
  3        TO PROVIDE THAT HIGHWAY DISTRICT ELECTIONS SHALL BE  CONDUCTED  IN  ACCOR-
  4        DANCE WITH THE GENERAL LAWS OF THE STATE INCLUDING THE PROVISIONS OF CHAP-
  5        TER  14,  TITLE 34, IDAHO CODE; AND REPEALING SECTIONS 40-1305B, 40-1305C,
  6        40-1305D, 40-1305E,  40-1305F,  40-1305G,  40-1305H,  40-1305I,  40-1305J,
  7        40-1305K,  40-1305L,  40-1305M,  40-1305N,  40-1305O,  40-1305P, 40-1305Q,
  8        40-1305AA,  40-1305BB,   40-1305CC,   40-1305DD,   40-1305EE,   40-1305FF,
  9        40-1305GG,   40-1305HH,   40-1305II,   40-1305JJ,   40-1305KK,  40-1305LL,
 10        40-1305MM,  40-1305NN,  40-1305OO,  40-1305PP,  40-1305QQ,  40-1305RR  AND
 11        40-1305SS, IDAHO CODE, RELATING TO HIGHWAY DISTRICT ELECTIONS AS CONDUCTED
 12        AND ADMINISTERED ACCORDING TO HIGHWAY DISTRICT LAW.

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

 14        SECTION 1.  That Section 40-1305A, Idaho Code, be, and the same is  hereby
 15    amended to read as follows:

 16        40-1305A.  ELECTION  ADMINISTRATION.  Highway district commissioners shall
 17    have authority to administer highway district elections shall be conducted  in
 18    accordance  with  the  provisions  of  this chapter general laws of the state,
 19    including the provisions of chapter 14, title 34, Idaho Code. The  commission-
 20    ers  shall select polling places and appoint an election official and election
 21    judges and clerks and set their compensation. In all matters not  specifically
 22    covered  by this chapter, the provisions of title 34, Idaho Code, shall govern
 23    the procedure for highway district elections.
 24        Highway districts may contract with the county clerk  to  conduct  all  or
 25    part of the elections for a highway district. In the event of such a contract,
 26    the  county  clerk shall perform all necessary duties of the election official
 27    of a highway district including, but not limited  to,  notice  of  the  filing
 28    deadline, notice of the election, and preparation of the election calendar.

 29        SECTION   2.  That   Sections   40-1305B,  40-1305C,  40-1305D,  40-1305E,
 30    40-1305F,  40-1305G,  40-1305H,  40-1305I,   40-1305J,   40-1305K,   40-1305L,
 31    40-1305M,   40-1305N,  40-1305O,  40-1305P,  40-1305Q,  40-1305AA,  40-1305BB,
 32    40-1305CC, 40-1305DD, 40-1305EE, 40-1305FF, 40-1305GG,  40-1305HH,  40-1305II,
 33    40-1305JJ,  40-1305KK,  40-1305LL, 40-1305MM, 40-1305NN, 40-1305OO, 40-1305PP,
 34    40-1305QQ, 40-1305RR and 40-1305SS, Idaho Code, be, and the  same  are  hereby
 35    repealed.

Amendment




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

                                                                       

                                                     Moved by         Corder 

                                                     Seconded by Keough 


                                       IN THE SENATE
                              SENATE AMENDMENT TO H.B. NO. 528

  1                                AMENDMENT TO SECTION 2
  2        On page 1 of the printed bill, in line 29, delete "40-1305C,".

  3                                 CORRECTION TO TITLE
  4        On page 1, in line 5, delete "40-1305C,".

Engrossed Bill (Original Bill with Amendment(s) Incorporated)




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

                                                                       

                              IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                        HOUSE BILL NO. 528, As Amended in the Senate

                          BY TRANSPORTATION AND DEFENSE COMMITTEE

  1                                        AN ACT
  2    RELATING TO HIGHWAY DISTRICT ELECTIONS; AMENDING SECTION 40-1305A, IDAHO CODE,
  3        TO PROVIDE THAT HIGHWAY DISTRICT ELECTIONS SHALL BE  CONDUCTED  IN  ACCOR-
  4        DANCE WITH THE GENERAL LAWS OF THE STATE INCLUDING THE PROVISIONS OF CHAP-
  5        TER  14,  TITLE 34, IDAHO CODE; AND REPEALING SECTIONS 40-1305B, 40-1305D,
  6        40-1305E, 40-1305F,  40-1305G,  40-1305H,  40-1305I,  40-1305J,  40-1305K,
  7        40-1305L,  40-1305M,  40-1305N,  40-1305O,  40-1305P, 40-1305Q, 40-1305AA,
  8        40-1305BB,  40-1305CC,   40-1305DD,   40-1305EE,   40-1305FF,   40-1305GG,
  9        40-1305HH,   40-1305II,   40-1305JJ,   40-1305KK,   40-1305LL,  40-1305MM,
 10        40-1305NN, 40-1305OO, 40-1305PP, 40-1305QQ, 40-1305RR AND 40-1305SS, IDAHO
 11        CODE, RELATING TO HIGHWAY DISTRICT ELECTIONS AS CONDUCTED AND ADMINISTERED
 12        ACCORDING TO HIGHWAY DISTRICT LAW.

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

 14        SECTION 1.  That Section 40-1305A, Idaho Code, be, and the same is  hereby
 15    amended to read as follows:

 16        40-1305A.  ELECTION  ADMINISTRATION.  Highway district commissioners shall
 17    have authority to administer highway district elections shall be conducted  in
 18    accordance  with  the  provisions  of  this chapter general laws of the state,
 19    including the provisions of chapter 14, title 34, Idaho Code. The  commission-
 20    ers  shall select polling places and appoint an election official and election
 21    judges and clerks and set their compensation. In all matters not  specifically
 22    covered  by this chapter, the provisions of title 34, Idaho Code, shall govern
 23    the procedure for highway district elections.
 24        Highway districts may contract with the county clerk  to  conduct  all  or
 25    part of the elections for a highway district. In the event of such a contract,
 26    the  county  clerk shall perform all necessary duties of the election official
 27    of a highway district including, but not limited  to,  notice  of  the  filing
 28    deadline, notice of the election, and preparation of the election calendar.

 29        SECTION   2.  That   Sections   40-1305B,  40-1305D,  40-1305E,  40-1305F,
 30    40-1305G,  40-1305H,  40-1305I,  40-1305J,   40-1305K,   40-1305L,   40-1305M,
 31    40-1305N,  40-1305O,  40-1305P,  40-1305Q,  40-1305AA,  40-1305BB,  40-1305CC,
 32    40-1305DD,  40-1305EE,  40-1305FF, 40-1305GG, 40-1305HH, 40-1305II, 40-1305JJ,
 33    40-1305KK, 40-1305LL, 40-1305MM, 40-1305NN, 40-1305OO,  40-1305PP,  40-1305QQ,
 34    40-1305RR and 40-1305SS, Idaho Code, be, and the same are hereby repealed.

Statement of Purpose / Fiscal Impact


                    STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

                          RS 17861
                              
  This legislation amends Title 40, Chapter 13, Idaho Code,
  relating to the elections of highway district commissioners. 
  The codes being repealed in this legislation are duplicitous
  with language found in the regular election law found in
  Title 34, Idaho Code.  This legislation makes the process of
  election of highway district commissioners uniform with
  other elections currently being held in Idaho.
                           
  
  
  
                                                    
                         FISCAL NOTE

    There is no fiscal impact to the state general fund.
  
  
                                          
       
                                
  
   
  Contact
  Name:     Stuart O. Davis
            Executive Director, Idaho Association of Highway
            Districts 
  Phone:    345-5176
                                 
  
  
  
  Statement of Purpose/Fiscal Impact                    H 528