FORESTRY, FOREST PRODUCTS AND STUMPAGE DISTRICTS
IDAHO FORESTRY ACT
38-104B. nonprofit rangeland fire protection associations. (1) "Nonprofit rangeland fire protection association" means a nonprofit corporation or nonprofit unincorporated association, that has entered into an agreement for the detection, prevention or suppression of forest and range fires with the state of Idaho or any agency of the state of Idaho pursuant to title 38, Idaho Code.
(2) A group of rangeland owners wishing to establish a rangeland fire protection association shall petition the director of the department of lands. The director may accept petitions where:
(a) Petitioners meet the requirements established by the director concerning the legal status of the association, liability insurance and governing and managing structure; and
(b) Petitioners demonstrate financial ability to form a rangeland fire protection association; or
(c) Adequate state funding exists, as determined by the director, to assist in the initial establishment of the association.
(3) Prior to entering into an agreement, and annually thereafter, the director shall review and inspect the association for the following:
(a) The governing and managing structure of the association;
(b) The adequacy of liability insurance; and
(c) The training of all association personnel.
[38-104B, added 2013, ch. 59, sec. 1, p. 135.]