AGRICULTURE AND HORTICULTURE
THE IDAHO INVASIVE SPECIES ACT OF 2008
22-1906. Duties of the department and director. The department may prevent and control, by such means as shall be prescribed and provided by law, rule or by order of the department, all invasive species that may cause economic or environmental harm to the state. The director shall:
(1) After due investigation, report the detection of new invasive species within the state to the appropriate state and federal officials;
(2) Issue permits for the transport or possession of an invasive species into, within or through the state of Idaho. Permits shall include requirements to ensure the containment of that species, as may be prescribed in rule.
These duties shall not usurp existing provisions of the Idaho Code, programs that deal with invasive species issues, or the individual missions of any state agency or duplicate efforts existing upon passage of this act.
[22-1906, added 2008, ch. 387, sec. 1, p. 1063.]