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SENATE BILL NO. 1259<br /> – College of Idaho, name change


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S1259..............................................................by MCGEE
COLLEGE OF IDAHO - Amends existing law relating to Albertson College of
Idaho to provide correct terminology as The College of Idaho.

01/11    Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing
01/14    Rpt prt - to Transp
01/18    Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
01/21    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
01/23    3rd rdg - PASSED - 33-2-0
      AYES -- Andreason, Bair, Bastian, Bilyeu, Broadsword, Burkett,
      Cameron, Corder, Darrington, Davis, Fulcher, Gannon, Geddes, Goedde,
      Hammond, Heinrich, Hill, Jorgenson, Kelly, Keough, Langhorst, Little,
      Lodge, Malepeai(Sagness), McGee, McKague, McKenzie, Pearce,
      Richardson, Schroeder, Siddoway, Stennett, Werk
      NAYS -- Coiner, Stegner
      Absent and excused -- None
    Floor Sponsor - McGee
    Title apvd - to House
01/24    House intro - 1st rdg - to Transp
01/29    Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
01/30    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
02/05    3rd rdg - PASSED - 69-0-1
      AYES -- Anderson, Andrus, Barrett, Bayer, Bedke, Bell, Bilbao, Black,
      Block, Bock, Boe, Bolz, Bowers, Brackett, Bradford, Chadderdon,
      Chavez, Chew, Clark, Collins, Crane, Durst, Hagedorn, Hart, Harwood,
      Henbest, Henderson, Jaquet, Killen, King, Kren, Labrador, Lake,
      LeFavour, Loertscher, Luker, Marriott, Mathews, McGeachin, Mortimer,
      Moyle, Nielsen, Nonini, Pasley-Stuart, Patrick, Pence, Raybould,
      Ringo, Roberts, Ruchti, Rusche, Sayler, Schaefer, Shepherd(02),
      Shepherd(08), Shirley, Shively, Smith(30), Smith(24), Snodgrass,
      Stevenson, Thayn, Thomas, Trail, Vander Woude, Wills, Wood(27),
      Wood(35), Mr. Speaker
      NAYS -- None
      Absent and excused -- Eskridge
    Floor Sponsor - Thomas
    Title apvd - to Senate
02/06    To enrol
02/07    Rpt enrol - Pres signed
02/08    Sp signed
02/11    To Governor
02/13    Governor signed
         Session Law Chapter 13
         Effective: 02/13/08

Bill Text

  ]]]]              LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO             ]]]]
 Fifty-ninth Legislature                   Second Regular Session - 2008


                                       IN THE SENATE

                                    SENATE BILL NO. 1259

                                          BY MCGEE

  1                                        AN ACT

  6    Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:

  7        SECTION  1.  That  Section 49-418A, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
  8    amended to read as follows:

  9        49-418A.  IDAHO COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY PLATES. (1) Any person who  is  the
 10    owner  of  a  vehicle  registered  under  the  provisions of section 49-402 or
 11    49-434(1), Idaho Code, may apply for  special  plates  featuring  one  (1)  of
 12    Idaho's  colleges  or  universities.  The provisions of this section shall not
 13    apply to any vehicle with a registered maximum gross  weight  over  twenty-six
 14    thousand (26,000) pounds. Availability of Idaho college and university special
 15    license plates for other vehicles may be authorized by rule of the board.
 16        (2)  In  addition  to  the  regular  operating fee, the applicant shall be
 17    charged a fee of thirty-five dollars ($35.00) for the initial issuance of  the
 18    plates, and twenty-five dollars ($25.00) upon each succeeding annual registra-
 19    tion.  Ten dollars ($10.00) of the initial fee and ten dollars ($10.00) of the
 20    renewal fee shall be deposited in the state highway account to be used by  the
 21    department  to fund highway, road and bridge construction projects and to fund
 22    the cost of administration of this special license plate program. The  depart-
 23    ment  shall  transfer twenty-five dollars ($25.00) of the initial fee and fif-
 24    teen dollars ($15.00) of the renewal fee for deposit to the institution desig-
 25    nated on the license plate.
 26        (3)  Whenever title or interest in a vehicle registered under  the  provi-
 27    sions  of  this section is transferred or assigned, the owner may transfer the
 28    special plates to another vehicle upon payment of the required transfer  fees.
 29    The  owner  may only display the plates after receipt of new registration from
 30    the department.
 31        (4)  All special college and university plates shall be  of  a  color  and
 32    design  comparable  to the standard issue of license plates with blue numerals
 33    on a red, white and blue  background  and  shall  indicate  the  participating
 34    institution.
 35        (a)  The  standard  red, white and blue graphic shall be used, except that
 36        the word "Idaho" and "Famous Potatoes" shall appear on  every  plate,  the
 37        identification  of  county  shall  be omitted, and the inscription "Scenic
 38        Idaho" may be omitted.
 39        (b)  Each college or university that chooses to participate in  this  pro-
 40        gram  shall provide that portion of the design which features the particu-
 41        lar institution and such design shall be acceptable to  the  president  of
 42        the  institution.  For  public  colleges and universities, approval of the
 43        state board of education and board of regents of the university  of  Idaho


  1        shall also be required.
  2        Each  version  of  the  special college and university plate featuring the
  3    participating college or university shall be approved by the department,  uti-
  4    lizing  a  numbering  system as determined by the department. Initial costs of
  5    the plate program, including the cost of plate design, shall be  paid  by  the
  6    participating college or university.
  7        (5)  The  state  board of education and board of regents of the university
  8    of Idaho shall adopt rules to account for receipt and distribution of revenues
  9    accruing to participating public colleges and universities  from  the  special
 10    license  plate  program. Revenues from the special plate program shall be used
 11    to:
 12        (a)  Fund scholarships for Idaho residents attending that college or  uni-
 13        versity.
 14        (b)  Match  funds  contributed  in equal amounts from nonstate sources for
 15        academic programs, provided that such expenditures for public colleges and
 16        universities shall be subject to prior approval by the state board of edu-
 17        cation and board of regents of the university of  Idaho.
 18        (6)  For the purposes of this section, nonpublic colleges and universities
 19    shall mean and are limited to: Albertson  The  College  of  Idaho  located  in
 20    Caldwell,  Idaho;  Northwest  Nazarene University located in Nampa, Idaho; and
 21    Brigham Young University-Idaho located in Rexburg, Idaho.
 22        (7)  Sample college and university license plates may  be  purchased  from
 23    the  department  for a fee of thirty dollars ($30.00), ten dollars ($10.00) of
 24    which shall be retained by the department for deposit  to  the  state  highway
 25    account  and  twenty  dollars  ($20.00)  of  which shall be transferred by the
 26    department to the college or university designated on the  license  plate.  No
 27    additional fee shall be charged for personalizing sample plates.

 28        SECTION  2.  That  Section 67-5205, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
 29    amended to read as follows:

 30        67-5205.  FORMAT -- COSTS -- DISTRIBUTION -- FUNDS. (1) The administrative
 31    code and the permanent supplements thereto shall be published in such a manner
 32    that every agency has an opportunity to procure at reasonable  cost  from  the
 33    coordinator, individual printed pamphlet copies of the rules and statements of
 34    policy  of  such agency published by authority of this chapter. No administra-
 35    tive rule or statement of policy published in the administrative code  or  the
 36    permanent  supplements shall be reset or otherwise reprinted at public expense
 37    upon a format distinct from that of the administrative code without a certifi-
 38    cation by the coordinator that such special format is necessary for the effec-
 39    tive performance by the agency of its functions.
 40        (2)  The prices to be charged for individual copies of  and  subscriptions
 41    to  the  administrative code, the permanent supplements thereto and the bulle-
 42    tin, for reprints and bound volumes thereof and for pamphlet rules and  state-
 43    ments  of  policy, which prices may be fixed without reference to the restric-
 44    tions placed upon and fixed for the sale of other publications of  the  state,
 45    and  the number of copies which shall be distributed free for official use, in
 46    addition to those free copies required to be  as  provided  in  this  section,
 47    shall  be set by rules promulgated by the coordinator. The coordinator may set
 48    prices without reference to the restrictions placed upon  the  sale  of  other
 49    publications  of  the state. Free copies shall be distributed by the coordina-
 50    tor, as follows:
 51        (a)  One (1) to each county clerk for the use of the county law library.
 52        (b)  One (1) each to the senate and the house of representatives.
 53        (c)  One (1) to the attorney general.


  1        (d)  One (1) to the legislative services office.
  2        (e)  One (1) each to the state universities and colleges, and one  (1)  to
  3        each community college.
  4        (f)  One (1) to the state law library.
  5        (g)  One (1) to the commission for libraries.
  6        (h)  One  (1) each to the following state depository libraries: Boise Pub-
  7        lic  Library, East Bonner County Library, Idaho Falls Public Library, Lew-
  8        iston City Library, Pocatello Library,  Albertson  The  College  of  Idaho
  9        Library,  Brigham  Young  University-Idaho  Library  and Twin Falls Public
 10        Library.
 11    In addition to those free copies required to be distributed by  this  section,
 12    the coordinator shall provide to the legislature free copies of all rules sub-
 13    ject to review by the legislature pursuant to section 67-5291, Idaho Code, and
 14    may distribute other free copies for official use.
 15        (3)  Without  limiting  the generality of the provisions of subsection (2)
 16    of this section, the rules of the coordinator may provide for volume discounts
 17    to be available to established law book publishers who  agree  to  incorporate
 18    fully administrative rules, the permanent supplements thereto and the bulletin
 19    into  their  general scheme of promotion and distribution, and may provide for
 20    the free reciprocal exchange of publications  between  this  state  and  other
 21    states  and  foreign jurisdictions. The provisions of this section include the
 22    authority to exchange, display, access and publish  texts  through  electronic
 23    media.
 24        (4)  There is hereby created in the state treasury the administrative code
 25    fund. All moneys received from the production of rules, the sale of the admin-
 26    istrative  code,  the  permanent supplements thereto, or the bulletin, and for
 27    providing electronic access, shall be deposited  in  the  fund.  All  agencies
 28    which have any material published in the bulletin, administrative code or sup-
 29    plements thereto, or newspapers, are hereby authorized and directed to pay out
 30    of  their  appropriations  to  the  coordinator their respective shares of the
 31    costs of publication and distribution of such material. All moneys  placed  in
 32    the  fund may be appropriated to the coordinator for the administration of the
 33    provisions of this chapter, and for the publication and  distribution  of  the
 34    bulletin,  administrative  code  or supplements thereto, as authorized in this
 35    chapter.
 36        The coordinator shall charge an annual fee to  each  participating  agency
 37    for  each  page  published  in the administrative code not to exceed fifty-six
 38    dollars ($56.00) per page. In addition, the coordinator shall charge a fee  to
 39    each  participating  agency  for  each  page  published in the bulletin not to
 40    exceed sixty-one dollars ($61.00) per page. A fee per page may be charged even
 41    though less than a full page of publication is required, and each  participat-
 42    ing agency shall promptly pay into the administrative code fund such charge.

 43        SECTION  3.  An  emergency  existing  therefor,  which emergency is hereby
 44    declared to exist, this act shall be in full force and effect on and after its
 45    passage and approval.

Statement of Purpose / Fiscal Impact

                       STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

                             RS 17445

The purpose of this legislation is to change "Albertson College
of Idaho" to "The College of Idaho" in light of the institutions
recent name change.

                          FISCAL IMPACT

There is no fiscal impact to implement this legislation.

Name:     Senator John McGee, Idaho State Senate
Phone:    332-1332

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE                        S 1259