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SENATE BILL NO. 1225
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EDUCATION BOARD - Amends existing law relating to the State Board of
Education and the Board of Regents of the University of Idaho to reference
the exercise of legislative powers by the Legislature of the State of
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]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]]
Fifty-seventh Legislature Second Regular Session - 2004
IN THE SENATE
SENATE BILL NO. 1225
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNI-
3 VERSITY OF IDAHO; AMENDING SECTION 33-101, IDAHO CODE, TO REFERENCE THE
4 EXERCISE OF LEGISLATIVE POWERS BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO.
5 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
6 SECTION 1. That Section 33-101, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
7 amended to read as follows:
8 33-101. CREATION OF BOARD. Subject to the authority and responsibility
9 for exercise of the legislative powers of state government vested in the leg-
10 islature of the state of Idaho by the constitution, f For the general supervi-
11 sion, governance and control of all state educational institutions, to wit:
12 University of Idaho, Idaho State University, Boise State University, Lewis-
13 Clark State College, the School for the Deaf and the Blind and any other state
14 educational institution which may hereafter be founded, and for the general
15 supervision, governance and control of the public school systems, including
16 public community colleges, a state board of education is created. The said
17 board shall be known as the state board of education and board of regents of
18 the University of Idaho.
19 For the purposes of section 20, article IV, of the constitution of the
20 state of Idaho, the state board of education and all of its offices, agencies,
21 divisions and departments shall be an executive department of state govern-
23 Where the term "state board" shall hereafter appear, it shall mean the
24 state board of education and board of regents of the University of Idaho.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
This legislation amends Idaho Code 33-101 to clarify that the
Constitution of the State of Idaho provides that the Idaho
Legislature establishes education policy for the State of Idaho
and that the Executive branch of state government has a
Constitutional responsibility to faithfully execute the laws of
the State of Idaho.
Name: Senator Gary Schroeder
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE S 1225