S1397aaH...................................................by STATE AFFAIRS POLICE/FIREFIGHTERS - Amends existing law to provide that flags at state and local government buildings shall be flown at half-staff for deaths in the line of duty for police, firefighters, paramedics or emergency medical technicians. 02/10 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing 02/11 Rpt prt - to St Aff 02/17 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 02/18 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 02/24 3rd rdg - PASSED - 25-8-2 AYES--Andreason, Boatright, Bunderson, Burtenshaw, Crow, Danielson, Darrington, Deide, Dunklin, Frasure, Ingram, Keough, King-Barrutia, Lee, McLaughlin, Riggs, Risch, Sandy, Schroeder, Sorensen, Stennett, Thorne, Walton, Wheeler, Whitworth NAYS--Cameron, Geddes, Ipsen, Noh, Parry, Richardson, Stegner, Williams Absent and excused--Davis, Hawkins Floor Sponsor - Ingram Title apvd - to House 02/25 House intro - 1st rdg - to St Aff 03/13 Rpt out - to Gen Ord 03/14 Rpt out amen - to 1st rdg as amen 03/15 1st rdg - to 2nd rdg as amen 03/16 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg as amen 03/29 3rd rdg as amen - PASSED - 51-8-11 AYES -- Alltus, Barraclough, Bell, Bieter, Black, Callister, Campbell, Chase, Cheirrett, Clark, Cuddy, Denney, Ellsworth, Field(13), Field(20), Gagner, Gould, Hammond, Hansen(23), Hansen(29), Henbest, Hornbeck, Jaquet, Jones, Judd, Kellogg, Kempton, Kunz, Lake, Linford, Loertscher, Marley, Meyer, Montgomery, Moss, Pearce, Pomeroy, Reynolds, Ridinger, Ringo, Robison, Sellman, Shepherd, Smith, Smylie, Stevenson, Stoicheff, Taylor, Trail, Wheeler, Zimmermann NAYS -- Boe, Bruneel, Hadley, Kendell, Mortensen, Sali, Schaefer, Tilman Absent and excused -- Barrett, Crow, Deal, Geddes, Mader, McKague, Moyle, Pischner, Stone, Wood, Mr Speaker Floor Sponsor - Hornbeck Title apvd - to Senate 03/30 Senate concurred in House amens - to engros Rpt engros - 1st rdg - to 2nd rdg as amen 03/31 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg as amen 04/03 3rd rdg as amen - PASSED - 30-2-3 AYES--Andreason, Boatright, Bunderson, Burtenshaw, Cameron, Danielson, Darrington, Davis, Deide, Dunklin, Ingram, Ipsen, Keough, King-Barrutia, Lee, McLaughlin, Noh, Richardson, Riggs, Risch, Sandy, Schroeder, Sorensen, Stegner, Stennett, Thorne, Walton, Wheeler, Whitworth, Williams NAYS--Geddes, Parry Absent and excused--Crow, Frasure, Hawkins Floor Sponsor - Ingram Title apvd - to enrol 04/04 Rpt enrol - Pres signed - Sp signed 04/05 To Governor 04/13 Governor signed Session Law Chapter 273 Effective: 04/13/00
|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO |||| Fifty-fifth Legislature Second Regular Session - 2000 IN THE SENATE SENATE BILL NO. 1397, As Amended in the House BY STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE 1 AN ACT 2 RELATING TO SETTING THE UNITED STATES FLAG AND STATE FLAG AT HALF-STAFF; 3 AMENDING CHAPTER 8, TITLE 67, IDAHO CODE, BY THE ADDITION OF A NEW SECTION 4 67-818, IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE THAT FLAGS AT STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT 5 BUILDINGS SHALL BE FLOWN AT HALF-STAFF FOR DEATHS IN THE LINE OF DUTY FOR 6 POLICE, FIREFIGHTERS, PARAMEDICS OR EMTS; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY. 7 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 8 SECTION 1. That Chapter 8, Title 67, Idaho Code, be, and the same is 9 hereby amended by the addition thereto of a NEW SECTION, to be known and des- 10 ignated as Section 67-818, Idaho Code, and to read as follows: 11 67-818. FLAGS FLOWN AT HALF-STAFF -- DEATH IN LINE OF DUTY FOR POLICE, 12 FIREFIGHTERS, PARAMEDICS OR EMTS. The governor, upon timely notification and 13 verification of the death of a federal, state or local law enforcement offi- 14 cer, firefighter, paramedic or emergency medical technician who is employed or 15 volunteering for an agency in the state of Idaho and who died in the line of 16 duty, shall direct that the flag of the United States and the state flag be 17 flown at half-staff, from the time of notification to the governor until the 18 day following the memorial service, at the state capitol building and at other 19 state and local government buildings. The flags shall be flown upon an exist- 20 ing flagstaff or flagstaffs or, at the option of the governor, a flagstaff or 21 flagstaffs erected at an appropriate site, after consultation with organiza- 22 tions representing law enforcement officers, firefighters, paramedics or 23 emergency medical technicians regarding the location and design of the flag- 24 staff or flagstaffs. The flag flown over the capitol building in honor of the 25 deceased shall be presented to the family. 26 SECTION 2. An emergency existing therefor, which emergency is hereby 27 declared to exist, this act shall be in full force and effect on and after its 28 passage and approval.
|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO |||| Fifty-fifth Legislature Second Regular Session - 2000 Moved by Campbell Seconded by Hornbeck IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HOUSE AMENDMENT TO S.B. NO. 1397 1 AMENDMENT TO SECTION 1 2 On page 1 of the printed bill, in line 24, delete "flags flown" and 3 insert: "flag flown over the capitol building".
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE RS09863C1 Relating to the setting of the United States flag and the State flag of Idaho at half-staff to honor deaths in the line of duty for police, firefighters, paramedics, EMTs or reserve personnel who reside or work in the state of Idaho. The greatest gift given to public safety is in the loss of ones life in protecting or assisting others. This high tribute by the state of Idaho reflects the thank you from the public. The procedures and protocol are set forth in the proposed legislation. FISCAL NOTE The fiscal impact will be less than $1,000. CONTACT: Senator Cecil Ingram 332-1000 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/ FISCAL NOTE S1397