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BUILDINGS - ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES - Amends existing law to revise an
exemption applicable to the rendering of architectural services for certain
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Bedke, Bell, Bilbao, Black, Block, Boe, Bolz, Cannon, Chadderdon,
Clark, Collins, Crow, Deal, Denney, Edmunson, Ellsworth, Eskridge,
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Schaefer, Shepherd(2), Shepherd(8), Shirley, Skippen, Smith(30),
Smith(24), Smylie, Snodgrass, Stevenson, Trail, Wills, Wood, Mr.
NAYS -- McKague
Absent and excused -- Bradford
Floor Sponsor - Miller
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Burtenshaw, Cameron, Coiner, Compton, Corder, Darrington, Davis,
Gannon, Geddes, Goedde, Hill, Jorgenson, Kelly, Keough, Langhorst,
Little, Lodge, Malepeai, Marley, McGee, McKenzie, Pearce, Richardson,
Schroeder, Stegner, Stennett, Sweet, Werk, Williams
NAYS -- None
Absent and excused -- (District 21 seat vacant)
Floor Sponsor - Coiner
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Session Law Chapter 266
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]]
Fifty-eighth Legislature First Regular Session - 2005
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
HOUSE BILL NO. 135
BY BUSINESS COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO ARCHITECTS; AMENDING SECTION 54-309, IDAHO CODE, TO REVISE AN
3 EXEMPTION APPLICABLE TO THE RENDERING OF ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES FOR CER-
4 TAIN BUILDINGS.
5 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
6 SECTION 1. That Section 54-309, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
7 amended to read as follows:
8 54-309. DEFINITIONS -- LIMITATION ON APPLICATION. (1) Within the meaning
9 and intent of this chapter, the following words shall be defined as follows:
10 (a) "Architect" means a person who engages in the practice of architec-
11 ture as herein defined, and is licensed under the provisions of this chap-
13 (b) "Building" is an enclosure including improvements related thereto,
14 which has as its principal purpose the adaptation of space for occupancy,
15 or habitation by human beings.
16 (c) "Practice of architecture" consists of rendering or offering those
17 services hereinafter described, in connection with the design, construc-
18 tion, enlargement, or alteration of a building or a group of buildings.
19 The services covered within this definition include architectural plan-
20 ning, advice and consultation; providing preliminary studies; architec-
21 tural designs, drawings and specifications; technical submissions; and,
22 administration of construction contracts.
23 (d) "Technical submissions" involving the practice of architecture, con-
24 sist of designs, drawings, specifications, studies and other technical
25 reports prepared in the course of practicing architecture.
26 (2) Nothing contained in this chapter shall be held or construed to have
27 any application to, or to prevent or affect the following:
28 (a) The practice of engineering or any other profession or trade for
29 which a license is required under any law of this state, or the practice
30 of consultants, officers, and employees of the United States while engaged
31 solely in the practice of architecture for said government.
32 (b) Draftsmen, students, clerks of work, project representatives, and
33 others working under the supervision of those lawfully practicing as
34 architects under the provisions of this chapter from acting under the
35 instruction, control, or supervision of their supervisors, or to prevent
36 the employment of clerks of work or inspectors of buildings paid by the
37 owners from acting, if under the control or direction of a licensed archi-
38 tect who has prepared the drawings and specifications for the building.
39 (c) The rendering of any architectural service required in the erection,
40 enlargement, alteration, or repair of any building, where such building is
41 to be, or is used as a single or multiple family residence not exceeding
42 three (3) units or two (2) stories in height, or as a farm building; or
43 for the purpose of outbuildings or auxiliary buildings in connection with
1 such residential or farm premises.
2 (d) The rendering of any architectural service required in the erection,
3 enlargement, alteration, or repair of any building which does not involve
4 the public health or safety.
5 (e) The preparation of shop drawings by persons other than architects for
6 use in connection with the execution of their work; or the preparation of
7 drawings of fixtures, or other appliances or equipment, or for any work
8 necessary to provide for their installation.
9 (f) Expert consultation rendered to an architect by a consultant, whether
10 licensed or not, employed by the architect to consult, advise, and assist
11 as long as the architect approves, adopts and is responsible for the
12 results of such consultation, advice and assistance.
13 (g) An intern working under the supervision of a licensed architect,
14 including the use of the title "architectural intern," as may be estab-
15 lished and limited by board rule.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
Amend section 54-309(2)(c), Idaho Code, to change the definition
for the exemption. Single and multiple family dwellings designed
by unlicensed individuals will be limited to three (3) units, a
standard set by the International Building Code. The Board of
Architectural Examiners felt this was necessary in order to protect
the health, safety and welfare of the public
There is no fiscal impact on general or dedicated funds.
Name: Cherie Simpson
Agency: Occupational License, Bureau
Statement of Purpose/Fiscal Impact H 135