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HCR038...............................by JUDICIARY, RULES AND ADMINISTRATION LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEES - TESTIMONY - Stating findings of the Legislature and proposing a new Joint Rule 22 to the Rules of the Senate and the House of Representatives to require that witnesses be placed under oath when testifying before a legislative committee if the witness is speaking about matters involving bonded indebtedness of the state, a political subdivision or an independent body corporate politic. 01/30 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing 02/02 Rpt prt - to Jud 02/12 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 02/13 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 02/19 3rd rdg - ADOPTED - 48-19-3 AYES -- Andersen, Bauer, Bayer, Bedke, Bell, Block, Boe, Bolz, Bradford, Cannon, Collins, Crow, Cuddy, Denney, Douglas, Edmunson, Ellsworth, Garrett, Harwood, Henbest, Jaquet, Lake, Langford, Langhorst, Martinez, McGeachin, McKague, Meyer, Miller, Mitchell, Moyle, Naccarato, Nielsen, Pasley-Stuart, Raybould, Ridinger, Ring, Roberts, Robison, Sali, Schaefer, Shepherd, Shirley, Smith(30), Smylie, Trail, Wills, Wood NAYS -- Barraclough, Barrett, Black, Campbell, Clark, Deal, Eberle, Eskridge, Field(18), Gagner, Kellogg(Nonini), Kulczyk, Ringo, Rydalch, Sayler, Skippen, Smith(24), Snodgrass, Stevenson Absent and excused -- Field(23), Jones, Mr. Speaker Floor Sponsors - Ellsworth & Jaquet Title apvd - to Senate 02/20 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to Jud
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]] Fifty-seventh Legislature Second Regular Session - 2004 IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 38 BY JUDICIARY, RULES AND ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE 1 A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION 2 PROPOSING A NEW JOINT RULE 22 TO THE JOINT RULES OF THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE 3 OF REPRESENTATIVES. 4 Be It Resolved by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 5 WHEREAS, the members of the House of Representatives and the Senate 6 believe that a new Joint Rule 22 should be added to the Joint Rules of the 7 Senate and the House of Representatives to provide for taking and recording 8 testimony, under oath, regarding legislative business involving bonds. 9 NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the members of the Second Regular Ses- 10 sion of the Fifty-seventh Idaho Legislature, the House of Representatives and 11 the Senate concurring therein, that the Joint Rules of the Senate and the 12 House of Representatives be amended by the addition thereto of a new Joint 13 Rule to read as follows: 14 JOINT RULE 22 15 Taking and Recording Testimony Under Oath. -- Whenever conducting legisla- 16 tive business regarding issuance of bonds involving the state, a political 17 subdivision of the state or an independent body corporate politic, a committee 18 shall require that testimony be given under oath, which shall be administered 19 by the chairman or by a person authorized by law to administer oaths. The 20 chairman may require that the testimony be recorded by an official court 21 reporter or by some other competent person, under oath, which report, when 22 written, certified and approved by the person as being the direct transcript 23 of the testimony, proceedings or documents, shall be prima facie a correct 24 statement of the testimony and proceedings provided that the person's signa- 25 ture to the certificate shall be duly acknowledged by him before a notary pub- 26 lic. Any person who takes an oath pursuant to this rule shall be notified that 27 if the person under oath states as true any material matter which he knows to 28 be false is guilty of perjury and shall be punished pursuant to chapter 54, 29 title 18, Idaho Code.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE RS 13770C1 This legislation provides for a joint rule that would make it mandatory to have testimony under oath during a bond hearing. FISCAL IMPACT None. Contact Name: Rep. Lawerence Denney Rep. Julie Ellsworth Rep. Wendy Jaquet Rep. Donna Boe Phone: (208) 332-1000 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE HCR 038