2016 Legislative Updates

House
Bill Number Description Position of IDFG Commission House Committee Name House Committee Status House Floor Senate Committee Name Senate Committee Status Senate Floor Governor Action
HCR 53
Stating findings of the Legislature and opposing any proposals that bar Idaho hunters, anglers and trappers from accessing state endowment trust land on the basis of exclusivity and encouraging the State Board of Land Commissioners to preserve and promote reasonable and equitable access to state endowment trust land for the benefit of all Idahoans.

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Last updated 6 months 2 weeks ago
Support Resources and Conservation Do Pass
H565
IDFG FY17 budget

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Last updated 6 months 2 weeks ago
Support JFAC Do Pass 3rd Reading JFAC Do Pass
HO 350
Amends existing law to revise age provisions associated with the purchase of wildlife management area upland game bird permits.

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Last updated 6 months 2 weeks ago
Support Resources and Conservation Passed Passed Resources and Environment Do Pass Passed
HJM 13
Stating findings of the Legislature that Congress should provide protections for adoption and implementation of state sage-grouse conservation plans by making no funds available for use by either the Secretary of the Interior or the Secretary of Agriculture to implement recent federal land use plan amendments if they are inconsistent with the state's sage-grouse conservation plan for a period of 10 years through and including fiscal year 2026.

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Last updated 6 months 2 weeks ago
Monitor Resources and Conservation Printed, sent to 2nd Reading Passed Resources and Environment Do Pass Passed
H 462 as amended
Amends existing law to remove age limitations for certain exceptions for licensing to take predatory and unprotected wildlife, and muskrats on private property.

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Last updated 6 months 2 weeks ago
Does Not Support Resources and Conservation Sent to General Orders for amendment Passed Resources and Environment Failed
HO 378
Amends existing law to clarify that the Fish and Game Commission shall prescribe and administer education programs in trapping.

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Last updated 6 months 2 weeks ago
Support Resources and Conservation Do Pass Passed Resources and Environment Do Pass Passed
H 510
Provides that specified law shall not apply to prospecting and small-scale dredge mining

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Last updated 7 months 1 week ago
To Be Decided Resources and Conservation Returned to sponsor, no further action on this bill
H 489
Prohibit Fish and Game Commission members and Fish and Game employees from participating in any drawings for controlled hunt permits and from participating in any controlled hunts

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Last updated 7 months 1 week ago
Does Not Support Resources and Conservation Waiting for a bill hearing
H490
Prohibit Fish and Game Commission members from participating in any drawings for controlled hunt permits and from participating in any controlled hunts

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Last updated 7 months 1 week ago
Does Not Support Resources and Conservation Waiting for a bill hearing
HO 349
IDFG FY16 Budget Supplemental

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Last updated 7 months 1 week ago
Support Passed Passed JFAC Passed Passed Signed
HO 393
Amends existing law to remove provisions regarding the award of specified equipment upon the retirement of conservation officers.

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Last updated 7 months 2 weeks ago
Does Not Support Resources and Conservation Waiting for bill hearing
HO 394
Amends existing law to revise officer authorization provisions regarding certain inspections and searches.

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Last updated 7 months 2 weeks ago
Does Not Support Resources and Conservation Waiting for bill hearing
HO 395
Amends existing law to provide minimum standards for the operation of safe check stations and to provide conditions under which certain vehicles may be stopped.

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Last updated 7 months 2 weeks ago
Does Not Support Resources and Conservation Waiting on bill hearing
Senate
Bill Number Description Position of IDFG Commission House Committee Name House Committee Status House Floor Senate Committee Name Senate Committee Status Senate Floor Governor Action
S 1258
Amends existing law to remove reference to theUniversity of Idaho Caine Veterinary Teaching and Research Center and to provide for the annual transfer of certain moneys to the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Department of Animal and Veterinary Science.

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Last updated 6 months 2 weeks ago
Monitor Agricultural Affairs Do Pass Passed Agricultural Affairs Do Pass Passed
S1340
Amends existing law to provide a process for claims in the event of damage to bees and beehives by bears

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Last updated 6 months 2 weeks ago
Support Resources and Conservation Do Pass Passed Resources and Environment Do Pass Passed
S1329
Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding certain government vehicles exempt from certain markings; and to revise a provision regarding lighting on Idaho State Police vehicles.

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Last updated 6 months 2 weeks ago
Monitor Judiciary and Rules No further action on bill
S 1344
Directs the IDFG to contract with an independent entity to carry out controlled hunt drawings

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Last updated 6 months 2 weeks ago
Does Not Support Do Pass Passed Resources and Environment Do Pass Passed
S 1213
Amends existing law to prohibit the use of unmanned aircraft systems for hunting, molesting or locating game animals, game birds and furbearing animals.

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Last updated 7 months 2 days ago
Support Resources and Conservation Do Pass Passed Resources and Environment Do Pass Passed Signed
S 1226
Increase reimbursable damage penalties

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Last updated 7 months 1 week ago
Support Resources and Environment Waiting on bill hearing
S 1236
Enact Governor’s Wildlife Partnership Auction Tags

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Last updated 7 months 4 weeks ago
Does Not Support Resources and Environment Waiting for bill hearing