MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS RELATING TO STATE INSTITUTIONS OF LEARNING
33-3730. procedures to prevent the spread of infectious disease. (1) Each state institution of higher education must adopt a policy for measures and procedures to prevent the spread of contagious or infectious disease, including temporary closure of the institution or any of its buildings or campuses. Such policy must be adopted in consultation with the state board of education and the district health department of any public health district in which the institution offers in-person classes. Notwithstanding any law or rule to the contrary, once such policy is adopted, only the state board of education, acting in accordance with the policy, has the authority to close an institution or any of its buildings or campuses, to limit its programs or activities, or to require other measures at the institution for the purpose of preventing the spread of contagious or infectious disease.
(2) The state board of education or a state institution of higher education acting in accordance with a policy adopted pursuant to this section may not be held to violate any order issued by the department of health and welfare pursuant to section 56-1003(7), Idaho Code; a district board of health pursuant to section 39-414(2), Idaho Code; or a city pursuant to section 50-304, Idaho Code.
[33-3730, added 2021, ch. 15, sec. 1, p. 36.]