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H0051........................................................by MR. SPEAKER
Requested by Idaho Association of Counties
PROPERTY - STOLEN - Amends existing law to require the county sheriff to
dispose of stolen or embezzled property in the same manner as other
unneeded property in the possession of the county.
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|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ||||
Fifty-fifth Legislature First Regular Session - 1999
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
HOUSE BILL NO. 51
BY MR. SPEAKER
Requested by: Idaho Association of Counties
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO THE DISPOSAL OF STOLEN OR EMBEZZLED PROPERTY; AMENDING SECTION
3 19-3805, IDAHO CODE, TO REQUIRE THE COUNTY SHERIFF TO DISPOSE OF THE PROP-
4 ERTY AS REQUIRED FOR OTHER UNNEEDED PROPERTY IN THE POSSESSION OF THE
6 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
7 SECTION 1. That Section 19-3805, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
8 amended to read as follows:
9 19-3805. DELIVERY TO COUNTY TREASURER SHERIFF .
10 If the property stolen or embezzled is not claimed by the owner before the
11 expiration of six (6) months from the conviction of a person for stealing or
12 embezzling it, the magistrate or other officer having it in custody must, on
13 the payment of the necessary expenses incurred in its preservation, deliver it
14 to the county treasurer, by whom it must be sold and the proceeds paid
15 into the county treasury sheriff. The county sheriff shall dis-
16 pose of it in accordance with the provisions for the sale of unneeded property
17 in the possession of the county .
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The purpose of this legislation is to streamline the process for the disposal of unclaimed stolen or
embezzled property. This proposal will shift the responsibility from the county treasurer to the board of county
commissioners and the county sheriff who are currently charged with the disposal of other unneeded county
There will be no fiscal impact on the State General Fund or any political subdivision of the State. Some
efficiencies may be gained by consolidating property disposal functions in the office of the sheriff.
CONTACT: Idaho Association of Counties Phone: 345-9126
Dan Chadwick, Tony Poinelli, Paul Beddoe
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE Bill No. H 5