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H0774.....................................................by WAYS AND MEANS
EARL M. HARDY BOX CANYON SPRINGS NATURE PRESERVE - Amends existing law to
provide for the correct name of the Earl M. Hardy Box Canyon Springs Nature
Preserve in Malad Gorge State Park.
02/26 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing
02/27 Rpt prt - to Res/Con
03/04 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
03/05 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
03/09 3rd rdg - PASSED - 67-0-3
AYES -- Andersen, Barraclough, Barrett, Bauer, Bayer, Bedke, Bell,
Black, Block, Boe, Bolz, Bradford, Campbell, Cannon, Clark, Collins,
Crow, Cuddy, Deal, Denney, Douglas, Eberle, Edmunson, Ellsworth,
Eskridge, Field(18), Field(23), Gagner, Garrett, Henbest, Jaquet,
Kellogg, Kulczyk, Lake, Langford, Langhorst, Martinez, McGeachin,
Meyer, Miller, Mitchell, Moyle, Naccarato, Nielsen, Pasley-Stuart,
Raybould, Ridinger, Ring, Ringo, Roberts, Robison, Rydalch, Sali,
Sayler, Schaefer, Shepherd, Shirley, Skippen, Smith(30), Smith(24),
Smylie, Snodgrass, Stevenson, Trail, Wills, Wood, Mr. Speaker
NAYS -- None
Absent and excused -- Harwood, Jones, McKague
Floor Sponsors - Mr. Speaker & Stevenson
Title apvd - to Senate
03/10 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to Res/Env
03/19 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
Rls susp - PASSED - 32-0-3
AYES -- Andreason, Bailey, Brandt, Bunderson, Burkett(Maxand),
Calabretta, Cameron, Compton, Darrington, Davis, Gannon, Geddes,
Goedde, Hill, Ingram, Kennedy, Keough, Little, Lodge, Malepeai,
Marley, McKenzie, McWilliams, Noble, Noh, Richardson, Schroeder,
Sorensen, Stegner, Stennett, Werk, Williams
NAYS -- None
Absent and excused -- Burtenshaw, Pearce, Sweet
Floor Sponsor - Noh
Title apvd - to House
03/20 To enrol - Rpt enrol - Sp signed - Pres signed
03/22 To Governor
03/26 Governor signed
Session Law Chapter 348
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]]
Fifty-seventh Legislature Second Regular Session - 2004
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
HOUSE BILL NO. 774
BY WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO STATE PARKS; AMENDING SECTION 67-4212, IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE FOR
3 THE CORRECT NAME OF THE EARL M. HARDY BOX CANYON SPRINGS NATURE PRESERVE
4 IN MALAD GORGE STATE PARK; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.
5 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
6 SECTION 1. That Section 67-4212, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
7 amended to read as follows:
8 67-4212. STATE PARKS AND RECREATIONAL TRAILWAYS LISTED -- CONTROLLED BY
9 PARK AND RECREATION BOARD OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION. The fol-
10 lowing described areas in the state of Idaho, so far as these areas are owned
11 or controlled by the state of Idaho, and used for public, outdoor recreational
12 purposes, are hereby declared to be Idaho state parks or recreational
13 trailways, and they are hereby placed under the jurisdiction and control of
14 the park and recreation board of the department of parks and recreation of the
15 state of Idaho:
16 (1) Priest Lake State Park consisting of Indian Creek and Lion Head units
17 on the east shore of Priest Lake to a depth of one thousand (1,000) feet from
18 the shoreline in Bonner County. This park also includes Dickensheet Camp-
19 ground, located on Priest River downstream from Priest Lake in Bonner County.
20 (2) Round Lake State Park, located on the shores of Little Round Lake
21 west of State Highway 95 in Bonner County.
22 (3) Farragut State Park, located near the village of Bayview, east of
23 State Highway 95 in Kootenai County.
24 (4) Coeur d'Alene's Old Mission State Park, located adjacent to Inter-
25 state Highway 90 near Cataldo in Kootenai County.
26 (5) Mowry State Park, located on the south shore of Lake Coeur d'Alene
27 east of U.S. Highway 95 near Worley in Kootenai County.
28 (6) Heyburn State Park, located on Lake Chatcolet east of U.S. Highway 95
29 in Benewah County.
30 (7) Mary Minerva McCroskey Memorial State Park, located at and near the
31 boundary line between Latah and Benewah Counties and west of U.S. Highway 95.
32 (8) Dworshak State Park, consisting of the Freeman Creek and Three
33 Meadows Group Camp areas, located on the shores of Dworshak Reservoir north-
34 east of U.S. Highway 12, and leased from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
35 (9) Hells Gate State Park, located on the Snake River at Lewiston, Snake
36 River Avenue, Nez Perce County.
37 (10) Winchester Lake State Park, located adjacent to the city of Winches-
38 ter, on Winchester Lake in Lewis County.
39 (11) Ponderosa State Park, constituted by all the land of the state of
40 Idaho department of parks and recreation adjacent to Payette Lake in Valley
42 (12) Eagle Island State Park, located on Hatchery Road west of the town of
43 Eagle in Ada County.
1 (13) Veterans Memorial State Park, located in the city of Boise, on State
2 Highway 44 in Ada County.
3 (14) Lucky Peak State Park, constituted by all recreational areas leased
4 to the state of Idaho on the shores of Lucky Peak Reservoir on the Boise River
5 in Ada and Boise Counties and the Sandy Point area on the Boise River in Ada
6 County. Discovery State Park, located approximately eight (8) miles southeast
7 of Boise between Lucky Peak Dam and Diversion Dam on the Boise River and along
8 State Highway 21 in Ada County.
9 (15) Three Island State Park, located adjacent to the City of Glenns Ferry
10 and the Snake River, south of Interstate Highway 84 in Elmore County.
11 (16) Bruneau Dunes State Park, located approximately three (3) miles south
12 of the Snake River near the town of Bruneau and east of State Highway 51 in
13 Owyhee County.
14 (17) Malad Gorge State Park, located on the Malad River and south of
15 Interstate Highway 84 in Gooding County, including the Crystal Springs,
16 Niagara Springs, Earl M. Hardy Box Canyon Springs Nature Preserve, and
17 Billingsley Creek state park lands located on the Snake River south of Inter-
18 state Highway 84 and east of U.S. 30 in Gooding County.
19 (18) City of Rocks, (one section of land within the National Reserve)
20 located west of the Village of Almo in Cassia County.
21 (19) Massacre Rocks State Park, located approximately ten (10) miles west
22 of American Falls on Interstate Highway 86 in Power County and including Reg-
23 ister Rock.
24 (20) Bear Lake State Park, located on the east shoreline of Bear Lake
25 south of U.S. Highway 30 and east of U.S. Highway 89, north of the Idaho-Utah
26 state line in Bear Lake County. This park also includes the North Beach area.
27 (21) Harriman State Park, located adjacent to and east of U.S. Highway 20
28 in Fremont County.
29 (22) Henrys Lake State Park, located on the shores of Henrys Lake west of
30 State Highway 87 in Fremont County.
31 (23) Lake Cascade State Park, located on the shores of Cascade Reservoir
32 in Valley County.
33 (24) Lake Walcott State Park, located on the shores of Walcott Reservoir
34 in Minidoka County.
35 (25) Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes Recreational Trailway, situated on the
36 Union Pacific Railroad right-of-way running from Mullan to Harrison, Idaho.
37 (26) Coeur d'Alene Lake Parkway State Park, located adjacent to Coeur
38 d'Alene Lake Drive beginning at Rutledge Trailhead and ending at Higgins Point
39 boat launch.
40 (27) Glade Creek State Park, located approximately one (1) mile south of
41 Lolo Pass along Forest Road #5670.
42 (28) Ashton-Tetonia Trail, situated on the Union Pacific Railroad right-
43 of-way running from Tetonia to Ashton, Idaho.
44 (29) Land of the Yankee Fork State Park and historic area, situated along
45 the Custer Motorway running from Challis to Custer, Idaho. The area includes
46 the visitor center and museum located in Challis, the ghost towns of Custer
47 and Bonanza, the Yankee Fork gold dredge, and cemeteries at Custer, Bonanza
48 and Boot Hill.
49 (30) Castle Rocks State Park, including any department lands in Cassia
50 County situated outside the National Reserve boundary.
51 SECTION 2. An emergency existing therefor, which emergency is hereby
52 declared to exist, this act shall be in full force and effect on and after its
53 passage and approval.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
On December 31, 1998, the State of Idaho entered into a Real
Property Purchase and Sale Agreement with Earl M. Hardy, LaVane
M. Hardy, the Hardy Foundation, Inc., and The Earl M. and LaVane
M. Hardy Charitable Remainder Annuity Trust, for the purchase of
Box Canyon Springs. Pursuant to Paragraph II (4) of the
Agreement, it was agreed that the Box Canyon Property "shall be
named, in perpetuity, 'Earl M. Hardy Box Canyon Springs Nature
By House Bill No. 65, in the 57th Legislature, first regular
session 2003, the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation
introduced House Bill No. 65, updating a statutory list of State
parks. Pursuant to Paragraph 17, of House Bill 65, "Box Canyon"
was added to the list of State parks. To comply with the terms
of Paragraph II (4) of the December 31, 1999, Real Property
Purchase and Sale Agreement with the Hardys the statutory
reference to Box Canyon should be amended to reference the "Earl
M. Hardy Box Canyon Springs Nature Preserve".
Name: Speaker Bruce Newcomb
Phone: (208) 332-1111
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE H 774