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SENATE BILL NO. 1444
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S1444................................................by JUDICIARY AND RULES
PARDONS AND PAROLE COMMISSION - Amends existing law to delete certain
qualifications for members of the Commission of Pardons and Parole.
02/12 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing
02/13 Rpt prt - to Jud
02/23 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
02/24 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
02/27 3rd rdg - PASSED - 35-0-0
AYES -- Andreason, Boatright, Branch, Bunderson, Burtenshaw, Cameron,
Crow, Danielson, Darrington, Diede, Dunklin, Frasure, Geddes, Hansen,
Hawkins, Ingram, Ipsen, Keough, King, Lee, McLaughlin, Noh, Parry,
Richardson, Riggs, Risch, Sandy, Schroeder, Sorensen, Stennett,
Sweeney, Thorne, Twiggs, Wheeler, Whitworth
NAYS -- None
Absent and excused -- None
Floor Sponsor - Darrington
Title apvd - to House
03/02 House intro - 1st rdg - to Jud
03/20 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
03/20 Rls susp - PASSED - 64-0-6
AYES -- Alltus, Barraclough, Barrett, Bell, Bieter, Bivens,
Black(15), Black(23), Boe, Bruneel, Callister, Campbell, Chase,
Clark, Crane, Crow, Cuddy, Denney, Ellsworth, Field(13), Field(20),
Gagner, Geddes, Gould, Hadley, Hansen, Henbest, Hornbeck, Jaquet,
Jones(9), Jones(22), Jones(20), Judd, Kellogg, Kempton, Kendell,
Kjellander, Kunz, Lake, Linford, Loertscher, Mader, Marley, McKague,
Meyer, Miller, Mortensen, Newcomb, Pischner, Pomeroy, Reynolds,
Richman, Ridinger, Robison, Schaefer, Stevenson, Stoicheff, Stone,
Tilman, Tippets, Trail, Watson, Wheeler, Zimmermann
NAYS -- None
Absent and excused -- Deal, Sali, Stubbs, Taylor, Wood, Mr Speaker
Floor Sponsor - Hornbeck
Title apvd - to Senate
03/23 To enrol - rpt enrol - Pres signed
Sp signed - to Governor
03/25 Governor signed
Session Law Chapter 355
|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ||||
Fifty-fourth Legislature Second Regular Session - 1998
IN THE SENATE
SENATE BILL NO. 1444
BY JUDICIARY AND RULES COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO THE COMMISSION OF PARDONS AND PAROLE; AMENDING SECTION 20-210,
3 IDAHO CODE, TO DELETE CERTAIN QUALIFICATIONS FOR MEMBERS OF THE COMMIS-
5 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
6 SECTION 1. That Section 20-210, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
7 amended to read as follows:
8 20-210. COMMISSION OF PARDONS AND PAROLE -- APPOINTMENT -- QUALIFICATIONS
9 -- TERMS -- SALARY -- STAFF. The board shall appoint a state commission of
10 pardons and parole, each member of which shall be subject to the advice and
11 consent of the senate, in this chapter referred to as the commission, which
12 shall succeed to and have all rights, powers and authority of said board of
13 pardons as are granted and provided by the provisions of the constitution of
14 the state of Idaho.
15 The commission shall be composed of five (5) members , with due
16 regard for their experience, knowledge and interest in sociology, psychology,
17 rehabilitative services and similar pertinent disciplines . The members
18 shall serve at the pleasure of the board and not more than three (3) members
19 shall be from any one (1) political party.
20 The members of the commission shall be appointed for the purposes of orga-
21 nization as follows: One (1) member is to be appointed for one (1) year, one
22 (1) for two (2) years, one (1) for three (3) years, one (1) for four (4) years
23 and one (1) for five (5) years, with each succeeding vacancy to be filled by
24 the board for terms of five (5) years; vacancies in the commission for unex-
25 pired terms shall be by appointment by the board for the remainder of the term
26 and all appointees may be reappointed.
27 The commission shall also act as the advisory commission to the board on
28 matters of adult probation and parole and may exercise such powers and duties
29 in this respect as are delegated to it by the board.
30 The commission shall meet at such times and places as determined to be
31 necessary and convenient, or at the call of the executive director and in any
32 event no less than quarterly.
33 The members shall be compensated as provided by section 59-509(i), Idaho
34 Code, when attending quarterly meetings conducted at a date and time separate
35 from a hearing session or other meetings approved by the executive director.
36 The members shall receive compensation of one hundred fifty dollars ($150) per
37 member per day when conducting parole, commutation, pardon, revocation or
38 other hearings, and shall be reimbursed for actual and necessary expenses sub-
39 ject to the limitations provided in section 67-2008, Idaho Code.
40 The board will liberally allow the reasonable payment for services of such
41 technical and professional advice and consultation as the commission may
42 require. The board shall appoint the executive director for the commission.
1 The executive director shall be the full-time employee who shall report to,
2 serve at the pleasure of, and be compensated as determined by the board. The
3 executive director shall be the official representative for the commission,
4 shall be responsible for the managing and administration of daily commission
5 business and shall schedule hearing sessions at times convenient to the mem-
6 bers of the commission. For each scheduled session, the executive director
7 shall designate one (1) of the members of the commission as the presiding
8 officer for conducting the hearings. The executive director may hire such
9 staff and employees as are approved by the board. The executive director shall
10 also have such other duties and responsibilities as the board shall assign.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The purpose of RS07852 is to amend Section 20-210, Idaho Code.
The modifications to the statue removes subject criteria for
FISCAL IMPACT: There will be no fiscal impact and will have no
additional costs to the state.
CONTACT: Olivia Craven, Executive Director
Commission of Pardons and Parolc