STATE GOVERNMENT AND STATE AFFAIRS
IDAHO RURAL DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIP ACT
67-9003. Definitions. As used in this chapter:
(1) "Agency with rural responsibilities" means any public entity of the state of Idaho that:
(a) Implements a provision of law targeted at rural areas; or
(b) Administers a program that has a significant impact on rural areas.
(2) "Community" means a group of people linked by common policy, common social interests and interaction with one another.
(3) "National rural development partnership" means the organization created by the national rural development partnership act (7 U.S.C. 2008m).
(4) "Partnership" means the Idaho rural development partnership established by section 67-9004, Idaho Code.
(5) "Rural area" means:
(a) All the territory of the state of Idaho that is not within the boundary of any standard metropolitan statistical area as defined by the United States office of management and budget;
(b) All territory within any standard metropolitan statistical area described in paragraph (a) of this subsection within a census tract having a population density of less than twenty (20) persons per square mile, as determined according to the most recent census of the United States as of any date; and
(c) Such areas as the partnership may identify as rural.
[67-9003, added 2007, ch. 238, sec. 1, p. 704; am. 2016, ch. 90, sec. 1, p. 278.]