S1149aa........................................by RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT WINTER FEEDING ADVISORY COMMITTEE - Amends existing law to provide that each winter feeding advisory committee shall appoint a chairman who shall meet with other chairmen at least annually to coordinate activities and promote consensus on issues of common interest among the winter feeding advisory committees; and to provide that the chairmen may elect a leader from among the chairmen to call meetings and conduct and coordinate activities of the group. 02/11 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing 02/12 Rpt prt - to Res/Env 02/23 Rpt out - to 14th Ord 02/25 Rpt out amen - to engros 02/26 Rpt engros - 1st rdg - to 2nd rdg as amen 03/01 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg as amen 03/04 3rd rdg as amen - PASSED - 34-0-1 AYES--Andreason, Boatright, Branch, Bunderson, Burtenshaw, Cameron, Crow, Danielson, Darrington, Davis, Deide, Dunklin, Frasure, Geddes, Hawkins, Ingram, Ipsen, Keough, King, Lee, McLaughlin, Noh, Richardson, Riggs, Risch, Sandy, Schroeder, Sorensen, Stegner, Stennett, Thorne, Twiggs, Wheeler, Whitworth NAYS--None Absent and excused--Parry Floor Sponsor - Noh Title apvd - to House 03/05 House intro - 1st rdg as amen - to Res/Con 03/12 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg as amen 03/15 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg as amen 03/16 3rd rdg as amen - PASSED - 57-6-7 AYES -- Alltus, Barraclough, Bell, Bieter, Black, Boe, Bruneel, Campbell, Chase, Clark, Crow, Cuddy, Deal, Denney, Ellsworth, Field(13), Field(20), Gagner, Gould, Hadley, Hammond, Hansen(23), Hansen(29), Henbest, Jaquet, Jones, Judd, Kellogg, Kempton, Kendell, Kunz, Lake, Limbaugh, Linford, Marley, Meyer(Duncan), Montgomery, Mortensen, Moyle, Pischner, Pomeroy, Reynolds, Ridinger, Ringo, Robison, Sali, Schaefer, Smith, Smylie, Stevenson, Stoicheff, Stone, Taylor, Tilman, Tippets, Watson, Williams NAYS -- Barrett, Geddes, Hornbeck, McKague, Wood, Zimmermann Absent and excused -- Callister, Loertscher, Mader, Sellman, Trail, Wheeler, Mr Speaker Floor Sponsor - Williams Title apvd - to Senate 03/17 To enrol - rpt enrol - Pres signed 03/18 Sp signed 03/19 To Governor 03/23 Governor signed Session Law Chapter 172 Effective: 07/01/99
|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO |||| Fifty-fifth Legislature First Regular Session - 1999 IN THE SENATE SENATE BILL NO. 1149, As Amended BY RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE 1 AN ACT 2 RELATING TO FISH AND GAME; AMENDING SECTION 36-123, IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE 3 THAT EACH WINTER FEEDING ADVISORY COMMITTEE SHALL APPOINT A CHAIRMAN WHO 4 SHALL MEET WITH OTHER CHAIRMEN AT LEAST ANNUALLY TO COORDINATE ACTIVITIES 5 AND PROMOTE CONSENSUS ON ISSUES OF COMMON INTEREST AMONG THE WINTER FEED- 6 ING ADVISORY COMMITTEES AND TO PROVIDE THAT THE CHAIRMEN MAY ELECT A 7 LEADER FROM AMONG THE CHAIRMEN TO CALL MEETINGS AND CONDUCT AND COORDINATE 8 ACTIVITIES OF THE GROUP. 9 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 10 SECTION 1. That Section 36-123, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby 11 amended to read as follows: 12 36-123. WINTER FEEDING ADVISORY COMMITTEES. (1) A winter feeding advisory 13 committee shall be established for each district where winter feeding of ante- 14 lope, elk, and deer normally occurs. Each committee shall consist of five (5) 15 members. The members shall be appointed and removed for cause by unanimous 16 vote of the Idaho fish and game commission. The regional wildlife councils 17 will provide a list of appointees. It is intended that the committees reflect 18 the cross section of the major interest groups associated with each district. 19 Each committee shall meet at such times as appropriate, but not less fre- 20 quently than annually, on or before December 1, before the winter feeding sea- 21 son arrives, whichever is earlier. 22 (2) The term of office of a member shall be two (2) years, except a por- 23 tion of the initial appointments may be for a term of one (1) year to provide 24 staggered terms. Appointments to fill vacancies shall be for the balance of 25 the unexpired term. The committees shall serve without compensation. 26 (3) Each winter feeding advisory committee established pursuant to 27 subsection (1) of this section shall appoint a chairman. The chairmen of the 28 committees shall meet at least annually to coordinate activities and promote 29 consensus on issues of common interest among the winter feeding advisory com- 30 mittees. The chairmen may elect a leader from among the chairmen to call meet- 31 ings and conduct and coordinate activities of the group. 32 (4) The department of fish and game shall provide staff assistance 33 and support for the committees. 34 ( 45 ) The committees shall have the authority 35 to: 36 (a) Act as an independent resource in each district to give advice and 37 recommendations on the administration of winter feeding programs; 38 (b) Act as a liaison between the commission, the department, interest 39 groups, and the public on winter feeding issues.
|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO |||| Fifty-fifth Legislature First Regular Session - 1999 Moved by Noh Seconded by Danielson IN THE SENATE SENATE AMENDMENT TO S.B. NO. 1149 1 AMENDMENT TO SECTION 1 2 On page 1 of the printed bill, delete lines 27 through 36 and insert: 3 "(3) Each winter feeding advisory committee established pursuant to 4 subsection (1) of this section shall appoint a chairman. The chairmen of the 5 committees shall meet at least annually to coordinate activities and promote 6 consensus on issues of common interest among the winter feeding advisory com- 7 mittees. The chairmen may elect a leader from among the chairmen to call meet- 8 ings and conduct and coordinate activities of the group. ". 9 CORRECTION TO TITLE 10 On page 1, delete lines 4 through 9 and insert: "SHALL MEET WITH OTHER 11 CHAIRMEN AT LEAST ANNUALLY TO COORDINATE ACTIVITIES AND PROMOTE CONSENSUS ON 12 ISSUES OF COMMON INTEREST AMONG THE WINTER FEEDING ADVISORY COMMITTEES AND TO 13 PROVIDE THAT THE CHAIRMEN MAY ELECT A LEADER FROM AMONG THE CHAIRMEN TO CALL 14 MEETINGS AND CONDUCT AND COORDINATE ACTIVITIES OF THE GROUP.".
STATEMENT OP PURPOSE RS08944 The Winter Feeding Advisory Committees have been constructive, effective voices for advising the Department of Fish and Game on controversial issues. However, there has been no mechanism for the various committees to discuss and coordinate idea and policies. This proposal provides for the appointment by each committee of a chairman who may meet and coordinate with other chairman on a statewide basis. FISCAL NOTE None. CONTACT: Senator Laird Noh (208) 332-1333 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE S 1149