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SENATE BILL NO. 1141
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S1141...............................................by AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS
HORSE BOARD - ASSESSMENT - Amends existing law to provide that all horses,
mules and asses issued an annual or seasonal brand inspection certificate
by the Brand Board pursuant to Section 25-1121, Idaho Code, or all horses,
mules and asses confined for slaughter shall only be subject to a one
dollar per head assessment by the Horse Board.
02/12 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing
02/13 Rpt prt - to Agric Aff
02/28 Rpt out - to 14th Ord
03/15 Recommited to Agric Aff
|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ||||
Fifty-sixth Legislature First Regular Session - 2001
IN THE SENATE
SENATE BILL NO. 1141
BY AGRICULTURAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO ASSESSMENTS ON ANIMALS; AMENDING SECTION 25-2505, IDAHO CODE, TO
3 PROVIDE THAT ALL HORSES, MULES AND ASSES ISSUED AN ANNUAL OR SEASONAL
4 BRAND INSPECTION CERTIFICATE BY THE BRAND BOARD PURSUANT TO SECTION
5 25-1121, IDAHO CODE, OR ALL HORSES, MULES AND ASSES CONFINED FOR SLAUGHTER
6 SHALL ONLY BE SUBJECT TO A ONE DOLLAR PER HEAD ASSESSMENT; AND DECLARING
7 AN EMERGENCY.
8 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
9 SECTION 1. That Section 25-2505, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
10 amended to read as follows:
11 25-2505. ASSESSMENTS -- COLLECTION. (1) There is hereby levied and
12 imposed upon all horses an assessment of three dollars ($3.00) per head to be
13 paid by the owner. The assessment shall revert to one dollar ($1.00) if the
14 referendum held as provided in section 25-2510(1), Idaho Code, results in a
15 majority vote opposing the three dollar ($3.00) assessment. A reversion to a
16 one dollar ($1.00) assessment shall be effective on the date the director of
17 the department of agriculture announces, as provided in section 25-2510, Idaho
18 Code, that the referendum resulted in a majority vote opposing the three dol-
19 lar ($3.00) assessment. Notwithstanding the foregoing, all horses, mules and
20 asses issued an annual or seasonal brand inspection certificate by the brand
21 board pursuant to section 25-1121, Idaho Code, or all horses, mules and asses
22 confined for slaughter shall only be subject to a one dollar ($1.00) per head
24 (2) The assessment levied and imposed in this section shall be collected
25 on all brand inspections completed on horses in the state of Idaho.
26 (3) The state brand inspector shall collect the assessment in addition
27 to, at the same time, and in the same manner as the fee charged for state
28 brand inspections. The assessment so collected belongs to and shall be paid to
29 the Idaho horse board, either directly or later by remittance together with a
30 report detailing collection of the assessment. The board shall reimburse the
31 state brand inspector for the reasonable and necessary expenses incurred for
32 such collection, in an amount determined by the board and the inspector.
33 SECTION 2. An emergency existing therefor, which emergency is hereby
34 declared to exist, this act shall be in full force and effect on and after its
35 passage and approval.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
All horses, mules and asses issued an annual or seasonal brand
inspection certificate, by the Brand Board, pursuant to Section
25-1121, Idaho Code, which does not require a change of
ownership, or all horses, mules and asses going to slaughter,
shall only be subject to $1.00 per head assessment.
Because of a 96 hour limit on change of ownership certificate,
shippers are frequently required again, to get a new
certificate, at an additional charge.
Name: Sen. Don Burtenshaw 332-1406
Rep. Tim Ridinger 332-1000
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE S 114