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Legislative Watch information

Updated: Jul 3, 2023

This information comes from Jean Gerth

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IMMIGRATION

EDUCATION


NEW BILLS (also in Watchlist)

LIBRARY & SCHOOL


WATCH LIST

** My Priority bills -
  • Education: S1038 vouchers

  • Voting Rights: HB 75 absentee ballot;

  • Constitutional Amendment: SJR 101 restrict citizens’ ballot initiatives

I rearranged the bills - now grouped by committee - it’s much easier to keep track

Senate State Affairs Committee (meets M,W,F 7 am PT)

MILITIA

  • S 1007 legalize unregulated militias Committee assignment & bill text Senate State Affairs Committee Senate STA agendas Bonner County Human Rights Task Force is asking you to please comment - https://www.bchrtf.org/post/do-something-do-this 1/19/23 - printed, to Senate State Affairs Committee 2/13 - on agenda

  • S1056 prohibit cities from forming militia Committee assignment & bill text. Senate State Affairs Committee Senate STA agendas United Vision for Idaho On February 7, Senator Daniel Foreman, who introduced SB 1007, introduced SB 1056. This bill ALSO repeals the section of Idaho law, 46- 802, quoted above. In addition, it makes some minor changes to sections two and three of that law. But essentially—this new bill does the same thing as SB 1007—it repeals the section that states that no body of men except for those called into service…shall associate themselves as a military company or parade in public with firearms. 2/9/23 - printed, to Senate State Affairs Committee

TRANSGENDER

  • S1011 CIVIL RIGHTS -- “Add the words” Amends existing law to provide that freedom from discrimination because of sexual orientation or gender identity is a civil right. Committee assignment & bill text. Senate State Affairs Senate STA agendas 1/20/23 - to Senate State Affairs

IMMIGRATION

  • S 1030 Adds to existing law to provide for the enforcement of federal immigration law by governmental entities in this state. Committee assignment & bill text Senate State Affairs Senate STA agendas meets M,W,F 7 am PT Write to your representatives 02/14 Filed for third reading - will be voted in House soon

** CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS

Senate Education Committee (M,T,W 2 pm PT)

** EDUCATION

House State Affairs Committee (daily 8 am PT)

** VOTING RIGHTS

ABORTION

House Education Committee (daily 8 am PT)

LIBRARY & SCHOOL MATERIAL

House Health & Welfare Committee (daily 8 am PT)

MEDICAID

House Judiciary, Rules and Administration Committee (odd days, 12:30 pm PT)


PASSED HOUSE, GOING TO SENATE

EDUCATION

** TRANSGENDER

  • H0071 criminalize gender-affirming medical care House Judiciary, Rules and Administration Committee Committee assignment & bill text Idaho Reports 2/14/23 - Read Third Time in Full – PASSED - 58-12-0 Sauter & Dixon voted “aye”

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