Commission Meeting, Legislative Conference Call, March 21, 2019

A Commission conference call is scheduled at 8:00 a.m. MST

Place of Meeting:

Idaho Department of Fish and Game
600 S Walnut Street
Boise, Idaho

Persons Attending: Commissioners, Director and Staff

Purpose of Meeting

Discuss legislation, rules, and other matters of interest to the Idaho Fish and Game Commission, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, and sportsmen. Agenda notices will be posted before each meeting.

 

Agenda

Posted 3/19/2019 2:40 pm MT
Definitions:

SNR – Senate Resources and Environment Committee
HNR – House Resources and Conservation Committee

  1. Update about Fish and Game Legislative Presentations (JFAC, other) and budget issues

    IDFG FY20 Budget bill is Senate Bill 1200. On Senate Floor.

    Link to Bill Information

  2. Bill Analysis for Discussion/Action for Policy Position / Potential Action Items
    House Bill 97, Clarify landowner recreational immunity. Awaiting hearing in SNR.
    Commission position: Support
    Download Legislature PDF
    House Bill 100, Revises administrative rules approval. Awaiting hearing in Senate State Affairs.
    Download Legislature PDF
    Senate Bill 1039, Remove sunset dates for Wolf Depredation Control Board, livestock assessments, and IDFG license transfer. Law effective 7/1/19.
    Commission position: Support
    Download Legislature PDF
    House Bill 80, Expand claims eligible for wildlife damage compensation. Law effective 7/1/19.
    Commission position: Monitor.
    Download Legislature PDF
    House Bill 192, Revise Outfitter set-aside and allocated tags for deer and elk. On Senate Floor.
    Commission position: Monitor.
    Download Legislature PDF
    Senate Bill 1088 As Amended, Requires Commission to issue 5 DAV free big game tags and revises tag designation provisions to select the most deserving disabled veteran. On House floor.
    Commission position: Monitor.
    Download Legislature PDF
    House Bill 189 As Amended. Repeals 36-1303 so standard for search and seizure for all law enforcement is directed by Title 18.
    Commission position: Monitor.
    Download Legislature PDF
    House Bill 162, Creates an Idaho Council on Federal Lands to monitor state policies and issues associated with federal lands including facilitating contracts between the federal government and state agencies as warranted. Sent to Senate 14th Order (Amending Order).
    Download Legislature PDF
    Senate Bill 1151, Capping the amount paid on any single claim to not exceed ten percent (10%) of the annual Expendable Big Game Depredation Trust Account appropriation for that fiscal year and other revision to claim conditions. Hearing in HNR 3/19.
    Download Legislature PDF
  3. Negotiated rule proposal for designation by proclamation of areas with WMA permit requirement (stocked pheasants)
    Download proposal
  4. Other Discussion
Individuals with disabilities may request meeting accommodations by contacting the Director’s office at the Idaho Department of Fish and Game directly at 208-334-5159 or through the Idaho Relay Service at 1-800-377-2529 (TDD).
Parent Sites and Pages: 
Fish and Game Commission