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Legislative Update – Rep. Heather Scott

Heather Scott

Legislative Update – Rep. Heather Scott

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heather scottMay 2016 Administrative Rules & Regulations are out!

Quick Summary-IDAHO ADMINISTRATIVE BULLETIN —  May 4, 2016 — Volume 16-5



Education – Standards for school buses and operations.

Business-National electrical codes; use, inspection and safety of submersible well pumps;   licensure of land surveyors; Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)-federal regulation, securities offerings, uniform regulatory framework,across jurisdictions; Streamlining of State Securities Issuer Filings, use of a national electronic depository (EFD) for the filing, adviser books and records requirements, investment advisers registration, incorporation by reference of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP)

Health and Welfare-Rules on certified family homes; residential care or assisted living facilities in Idaho; behavior management for residents living in residential or assisted living facilities; rules governing residential habilitation agencies,

Resources and Conservation-rules governing conservation of oil and natural gas.

Revenue and Taxation-Taxes on paddleboards/ watercraft; prescription eyeglasses and component parts exemptions; Property Tax Rules-homeowner’s exemption; Urban renewal revenue, plan modifications; Forgone amount.

Transportation and Defense-Idaho motor fuels tax; Vehicles and/or loads that are required to operate under an over legal permit.

State Affairs- Cigarette wholesaler permits, Public utilities final rule.

Agricultural– Idaho wheat commission- final rule.

Judiciary, Rules, and Administration-Rules of the Commission of Pardons and Parole-

final rule

Environment, Energy, and Technology-Crop residue burning rules. NAAQS National Ambient Air Quality Standards

Commerce and Human Resources-Rules for the judges’ retirement fund


All of May’s administrative rules can be found at this link:

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heather scottAgricultural ISSUES (farming/ranching)

Appropriation ISSUES (state budgets, revenue appropriations)

Business ISSUES (banking, insurance licensing, credit unions, investments, stocks, small business)

Commerce and Human Resources ISSUES (state employees, firemen)

Education ISSUES (public schools, colleges, universities and home schools, Common Core, School budgets & levy)

Environment, Energy, and Technology ISSUES  (hazardous waste, sewage, recycling, EPA, DEQ)

Health and Welfare ISSUES  (health/ child care, welfare, Affordable Care Act, Medicaid)

Judiciary, Rules, and Administration ISSUES (courts, prisons, attorneys, juvenile justice)

Local Government ISSUES (city/county governments & taxing districts)

Resources and Conservation ISSUES (water quality, water rights, fish & game, river restoration, mining, federal lands, wolves, endangered species)

Revenue and Taxation ISSUES (sales, property/income taxes, internet tax, food tax)

State Affairs ISSUES ( statewide policy issues, elections, abortion, utilities, e-cigs, tobacco, alcohol, guns, marijuana)

Transportation and Defense ISSUES (fuel tax, local highways, motor vehicles, National Guard, civil air patrol, Militia, drones)


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In Liberty,

Rep Heather Scott


 P.O. Box 134  |  Blanchard, Idaho 837804  |  (208) 920-3120