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H0541.........................................by RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION STATE PARKS - PARKING - Amends existing law to provide that parking violations in state parks shall be enforced by qualified employees of the Department of Parks and Recreation who are delegated with enforcement authority by the director of the Department of Parks and Recreation. 02/02 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing 02/03 Rpt prt - to Res/Con 02/24 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 02/27 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 03/03 3rd rdg - PASSED - 66-0-4 AYES -- Anderson, Andrus, Barraclough, Barrett, Bastian, Bayer, Bilbao, Black, Block, Boe, Bolz, Brackett, Bradford, Cannon, Chadderdon, Clark, Collins, Crow, Deal, Denney, Edmunson, Ellsworth, Eskridge, Field(23), Garrett, Hart, Harwood, Henbest, Henderson, Jaquet, Kemp, Lake, LeFavour, Loertscher, Martinez, Mathews, McGeachin, McKague, Miller, Mitchell, Moyle, Nielsen, Nonini, Pasley-Stuart, Pence, Raybould, Ring, Ringo, Roberts, Rusche, Rydalch, Sali, Sayler, Schaefer, Shepherd(2), Shepherd(8), Shirley, Skippen, Smith(30), Smith(24), Smylie, Snodgrass, Stevenson, Trail, Wills, Wood NAYS -- None Absent and excused -- Bedke, Bell, Field(18), Mr. Speaker Floor Sponsor - Sayler Title apvd - to Senate 03/06 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to Res/Env 03/16 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 03/17 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 03/21 3rd rdg - PASSED - 34-0-1 AYES -- Andreason, Brandt, Broadsword, Bunderson, Burkett, Cameron, Coiner, Compton, Corder, Darrington, Davis, Fulcher, 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 -- Burtenshaw Floor Sponsor - Davis Title apvd - to House 03/22 To enrol 03/23 Rpt enrol - Sp signed 03/24 Pres signed - To Governor 03/30 Governor signed Session Law Chapter 221 Effective: 07/01/06
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]] Fifty-eighth Legislature Second Regular Session - 2006 IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HOUSE BILL NO. 541 BY RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION COMMITTEE 1 AN ACT 2 RELATING TO STATE PARKS; AMENDING SECTION 67-4237, IDAHO CODE, TO PROVIDE THAT 3 PARKING VIOLATIONS IN STATE PARKS SHALL BE ENFORCED BY QUALIFIED EMPLOYEES 4 OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION DELEGATED WITH ENFORCEMENT 5 AUTHORITY BY THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION. 6 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 7 SECTION 1. That Section 67-4237, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby 8 amended to read as follows: 9 67-4237. PARKING VIOLATIONS. (1) If any vehicle, as defined in chapter 1, 10 title 49, Idaho Code, is stopped, standing, or parked in an illegal or unau- 11 thorized manner within a state park and the operator cannot be identified 12 readily, the fact that the vehicle is registered or leased in the name of a 13 person shall be prima facie evidence that such person was in control of the 14 vehicle at the time it was parked, unless that person can prove to the satis- 15 faction of the court the vehicle was driven and stopped, placed or parked by 16 an unauthorized person. 17 (2) The provisions of this section shall be enforced by commissioned 18 peace officers of the Idaho state police, qualified employees of the depart- 19 ment of parks and recreation authorizeddelegated with enforcement authority 20 by the director of the Idaho state policedepartment of parks and recreation 21 pursuant to section 67-4239, Idaho Code, the sheriff and his deputies of any 22 county in the state and any peace officer of the state of Idaho. 23 (3) Any violation of the provisions of this section shall be an infrac- 24 tion and punishable as provided in section 18-113A, Idaho Code.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE RS 15393 Compliance with IDPR rules is achieved through appropriate enforcement in accordance with the provisions of Sec. 67-4239, Idaho Code. This section provides that the Director of IDPR may issue citations for violations of Title 67, Chapters 42 (state parks), 70 (safe boating act), 71 (recreational activities), and 75 (marine sewage disposal act). The Director may also delegate this authority to qualified employees of the IDPR who have successfully completed required training. This amendment is designed to fix an incorrect reference to enforcement of IDPR rules by commissioned peace officers of the Idaho state police, as currently described in Sec. 67-4237, Idaho Code. FISCAL NOTE There is no fiscal impact to any state funding source. CONTACT Name: Dean Sangrey Agency: Parks and Recreation, Dept. of Phone: 334-4187 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE H 541