HEALTH AND SAFETY
HOSPITAL LICENSES AND INSPECTION
39-1319. Definitions. A "hospital district" is one to furnish general hospital services, and together with such hospital services, nursing home services, or medical clinic services to the general public and all other such services as may be necessary for the care of the injured, maimed, sick, disabled, convalescent or long-term care patients. As used in sections 39-1318 through 39-1357, Idaho Code, "medical clinic" means a place devoted primarily to the maintenance and operation of facilities for outpatient medical, surgical and emergency care of acute and chronic conditions or injury.
The word "board" as used in this act shall mean the board of trustees of the district. A "qualified elector" of a district within the meaning of and entitled to vote under this act, is a person qualified to vote at general elections in this state, and who has been a bona fide resident of the district for at least thirty (30) days prior to any election in the district. A "taxpayer" within the meaning of and as used in this act is a person or the husband or wife of a person whose name appears on the tax rolls of the county and is there assessed with unexempted real or personal property owned and subject to taxation within the boundaries of the district.
Whenever the term "publication" is used in this act and no manner specified therefor, it shall be taken to mean once a week for three (3) consecutive weeks in at least one (1) newspaper of general circulation in the district. It shall not be necessary that publication be made on the same day of the week in each of the three (3) weeks, but not less than fourteen (14) days (excluding the first day of publication), shall intervene between the first publication and the last publication, and publication shall be complete on the day of the last publication.
[39-1319, added 1965, ch. 173, sec. 2, p. 340; am. 1976, ch. 132, sec. 2, p. 497; am. 1990, ch. 354, sec. 1, p. 956; am. 1993, ch. 137, sec. 1, p. 337.]