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H0501......................................................by STATE AFFAIRS
GOVERNMENT BOARDS - Amends existing law to provide for no personal
liability in certain instances for individuals serving on governing boards
of governmental units, boards or agencies or of governmental corporations.
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]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]]
Fifty-seventh Legislature Second Regular Session - 2004
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
HOUSE BILL NO. 501
BY STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO CIVIL LIABILITY; AMENDING CHAPTER 9, TITLE 6, IDAHO CODE, BY THE
3 ADDITION OF A NEW SECTION 6-930, IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE FOR NO PERSONAL
4 LIABILITY IN CERTAIN INSTANCES FOR INDIVIDUALS SERVING ON GOVERNING BOARDS
5 OF GOVERNMENTAL UNITS, BOARDS OR AGENCIES OR OF GOVERNMENTAL CORPORATIONS;
6 AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
7 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
8 SECTION 1. That Chapter 9, Title 6, 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 6-930, Idaho Code, and to read as follows:
11 6-930. NO PERSONAL LIABILITY FOR INDIVIDUALS SERVING ON GOVERNING BOARDS
12 OF GOVERNMENTAL UNITS, BOARDS OR AGENCIES OR OF GOVERNMENTAL CORPORATIONS.
13 Individuals constituting the members or officers of the governing boards of
14 governmental units, boards or agencies or of governmental corporations shall
15 not be personally liable in his or her private capacity for or on account of
16 any act performed or contract entered into in an official capacity in good
17 faith and without intent to defraud, in connection with the administration or
18 affairs of said governmental units, boards or agencies or of governmental cor-
19 porations. Such an individual may be designated a party to a civil action only
20 as permitted by the Idaho rules of civil procedure.
21 SECTION 2. An emergency existing therefor, which emergency is hereby
22 declared to exist, this act shall be in full force and effect on and after its
23 passage and approval.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The purpose of this legislation is to ascertain that individuals
constituting the members or officers of governing boards of
governmental units, boards and agencies or of governmental
corporations shall not be personally liable in his or her private
capacity for or account of any act performed or contract entered
into in an official capacity.
Name: Rep. Bill Deal
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE H 501