AGRICULTURE AND HORTICULTURE
THE IDAHO INVASIVE SPECIES ACT OF 2008
22-1914. Cooperative agreements. (1) The department may enter into cooperative agreements with persons and entities including, but not limited to, civic groups and governmental agencies, to adopt and execute plans to detect and control areas infested with invasive species. Such cooperative agreements may include provisions for funding to implement agreements.
(2) If an invasive species occurs and cannot be adequately controlled by individual persons, owners, tenants or local units of government, the department may conduct the necessary control measures independently or on a cooperative basis with federal or other units of government.
(3) The department shall have the authority to delegate selected and clearly identified elements of its authorities and duties to another agency of the state with appropriate expertise or administrative capacity upon mutual agreement with that agency. The department is authorized to enter into memoranda of agreement with other state agencies to implement the delegations authorized in this subsection. Such delegation may include provisions of funding for implementation of the delegations. The department shall retain primary authority and responsibility for all requirements of this chapter unless otherwise directed herein.
[22-1914, added 2008, ch. 387, sec. 1, p. 1066.]