WORKER’S COMPENSATION AND RELATED LAWS — INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION
EMPLOYMENT SECURITY LAW
72-1348. State employment security administrative and reimbursement fund. (1) There is created in the state treasury the "state employment security administrative and reimbursement fund." Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 72-1346 and 72-1347, Idaho Code, the fund shall consist of:
(a) All penalties and all interest on judgments or accounts secured by liens collected pursuant to the provisions of sections 72-1347A and 72-1354 through 72-1364, Idaho Code, but only after such interest and penalties have been deposited in the clearing account and are thereafter transferred to this fund in such amounts as, in the discretion of the director, will leave a sufficient balance of interest and penalties in the clearing account to pay refunds; and
(b) Reed act moneys appropriated for the purchase of land and buildings pursuant to section 72-1346(5), Idaho Code.
(2) Moneys referred to in subsection (1)(a) of this section are perpetually appropriated to the director and may be used upon written authorization of the board of examiners for any lawful purpose, including, but not limited to:
(a) As a revolving fund to cover expenditures for which federal funds have been duly requested but not yet received, subject to reimbursement upon receipt of the federal funds;
(b) For the payment of costs of administration including costs not validly chargeable against federal grants;
(c) For the payment of refunds of penalties pursuant to section 72-1357, Idaho Code; and
(d) For the purchase of land and buildings for the purpose of providing office space for the department.
(3) Moneys referred to in subsection (1)(b) of this section may be used by the department to acquire for and in the name of the state by term purchase agreement lands and buildings for office space for the department at such places as the director finds necessary. An agreement made for the purchase of premises pursuant to this subsection shall be subject to the approval of the attorney general as to form and title.
Premises purchased pursuant to this section shall be used for the department or, if it is desirable to move the department, similar space will be furnished by the state to the department without further payment therefor by the United States.
[72-1348, added 1947, ch. 269, sec. 48, p. 793; am. 1949, ch. 144, sec. 48, p. 252; am. 1951, ch. 235, sec. 3, p. 472; am. 1957, ch. 157, sec. 2, p. 267; am. 1998, ch. 1, sec. 61, p. 43; am. 2004, ch. 24, sec. 3, p. 36; am. 2018, ch. 47, sec. 5, p. 123.]