Sections
Chapter 1 County Boundaries and County Seats 31-101 – 31-146
Chapter 2 Removal of County Seats and Change of County Boundaries 31-201 – 31-214
Chapter 3 County Division — Transfer of Records 31-301 – 31-303
Chapter 4 Consolidation of Counties 31-401 – 31-416
Chapter 5 Refunding Bonds in New Counties 31-501 – 31-505
Chapter 6 Counties as Bodies Corporate 31-601 – 31-605
Chapter 7 Board of County Commissioners 31-701 – 31-718
Chapter 8 Powers and Duties of Board of Commissioners 31-801 – 31-879
Chapter 9 Reclamation, Drainage and Drought Relief — Cooperation With Federal Agencies 31-901 – 31-906
Chapter 10 Erection of Public Buildings 31-1001 – 31-1010
Chapter 14 Fire Protection District 31-1401 – 31-1437
Chapter 15 County Finances and Claims Against County 31-1501 – 31-1511
Chapter 16 County Budget Law 31-1601 – 31-1613
Chapter 17 Audits of County Records 31-1701
Chapter 18 Sheriff’s Revolving Expense Fund 31-1801 – 31-1804
Chapter 19 County Bond Issues 31-1901 – 31-1905
Chapter 20 County Officers in General 31-2001 – 31-2018
Chapter 21 County Treasurer and Tax Collector 31-2101 – 31-2126
Chapter 22 Sheriff 31-2201 – 31-2229
Chapter 23 County Auditor 31-2301 – 31-2309
Chapter 24 Recorder 31-2401 – 31-2419
Chapter 25 Assessor 31-2501
Chapter 26 Prosecuting Attorney 31-2601 – 31-2614
Chapter 27 County Surveyor 31-2705 – 31-2709
Chapter 28 Coroner 31-2801 – 31-2810
Chapter 29 Uniform Real Property Electronic Recording Act 31-2901 – 31-2907
Chapter 31 Salaries of Officers 31-3101 – 31-3113
Chapter 32 Fees 31-3201 – 31-3221
Chapter 33 Other County Charges 31-3301 – 31-3302
Chapter 34 Nonmedical Indigent Assistance 31-3401 – 31-3418
Chapter 35 Hospitals for Indigent Sick 31-3501 – 31-3558
Chapter 36 County Hospital Boards 31-3601 – 31-3620
Chapter 37 Joint City and County Hospitals 31-3701 – 31-3710
Chapter 38 Zoning Regulations 31-3805 – 31-3806
Chapter 39 Ambulance Service 31-3901 – 31-3910
Chapter 41 Television Translator Stations 31-4101 – 31-4121
Chapter 42 County Housing Authorities and Cooperation Law 31-4201 – 31-4226
Chapter 43 Recreation Districts 31-4301 – 31-4333
Chapter 44 Solid Waste Disposal Sites 31-4401 – 31-4411
Chapter 45 Pollution Control Financing 31-4501 – 31-4516
Chapter 46 County Justice Fund 31-4601 – 31-4603
Chapter 47 Museum Boards 31-4701 – 31-4707
Chapter 48 Emergency Communications Act 31-4801 – 31-4821
Chapter 49 Regional Solid Waste or Domestic Septage Disposal Districts 31-4901 – 31-4921
Chapter 50 Optional Forms of County Government General Provisions 31-5001 – 31-5010
Chapter 51 Study Commission 31-5101 – 31-5106
Chapter 52 Commission-Executive Form of County Government 31-5201 – 31-5214
Chapter 53 Commission-Manager 31-5301 – 31-5312
Chapter 54 Three-Member Board of County Commissioners With Changes in Other County Offices 31-5401 – 31-5409
Chapter 55 Five-Member Board of County Commissioners 31-5501 – 31-5511
Chapter 56 Seven-Member Board of County Commissioners 31-5601 – 31-5611
Chapter 57 Consolidation of Offices Among Counties 31-5701 – 31-5703
Chapter 58 Charter Form of County Government 31-5801 – 31-5809

Terms Used In Idaho Code > Title 31

  • Account: means an arrangement under a terms of service agreement in which a custodian carries, maintains, processes, receives or stores a digital asset of the user or provides goods or services to the user. See Idaho Code 15-14-102
  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Administrator: means the person, officer or agency designated to operate a consolidated emergency communications system, and to receive funds for such an operation. See Idaho Code 31-4802
  • Adult household member: means any individual eighteen (18) years of age and over who resides in the household. See Idaho Code 31-3403
  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Aerial passenger tramway: means any device operated by a ski area operator used to transport passengers, by single or double reversible tramway; chair lift or gondola lift; T-bar lift, J-bar lift, platter lift or similar device; a fiber rope or wire rope tow or a conveyor, which is subject to regulations adopted by the proper authority. See Idaho Code 26-31-202
  • Agent: means an attorney in fact granted authority under a durable or nondurable power of attorney. See Idaho Code 15-14-102
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • ambulance service district: means a political subdivision formed to provide ambulance transport, emergency medical services as defined in section 56-1012, Idaho Code, community health emergency medical services as defined in section 56-1012, Idaho Code, and/or other activities necessary to meet the community health needs of the district. See Idaho Code 31-3908
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Applicant: means the individual and all others in the household who are requesting nonmedical assistance and who submit a county application. See Idaho Code 31-3403
  • Applicant: means any person who is requesting financial assistance under this chapter. See Idaho Code 31-3502
  • Application: means the combined application for state and county medical assistance pursuant to sections 31-3504 and 31-3503E, Idaho Code. See Idaho Code 31-3502
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: means property rights including, but not limited to, personal, real, tangible and intangible property. See Idaho Code 31-3403
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • Authorized representative: means the applicant’s guardian or appointed attorney-in-fact. See Idaho Code 31-3403
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Basic consolidated emergency system: means consolidated emergency systems that are not enhanced. See Idaho Code 31-4802
  • Bequest: Property gifted by will.
  • Board: means a board of county commissioners. See Idaho Code 31-3403
  • Board: means the board of the catastrophic health care cost program, as established in section 31-3517, Idaho Code. See Idaho Code 31-3502
  • Borrower: means the person who has applied for a residential mortgage loan from a licensee, or person required to be licensed, under this chapter, or on whose behalf the activities set forth in section 26-31-201(3), (5) or (7) or 26-31-303(7), Idaho Code, are conducted. See Idaho Code 26-31-102
  • Budget resolution: Legislation in the form of a concurrent resolution setting forth the budget. The budget resolution establishes various budget totals, divides spending totals into functional categories (e.g., transportation), and may include reconciliation instructions to designated committees.
  • Case management: means coordination of services to help meet a patient’s health care needs, usually when the patient has a condition that requires multiple services. See Idaho Code 31-3502
  • Catalog of electronic communications: means information that identifies each person with which a user has had an electronic communication, the time and date of the communication and the electronic address of the person. See Idaho Code 15-14-102
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Clerk: means the clerk of a board of county commissioners or his designee. See Idaho Code 31-3403
  • Clerk: means the clerk of the respective counties or his or her designee. See Idaho Code 31-3502
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Codicil: An addition, change, or supplement to a will executed with the same formalities required for the will itself.
  • Commissioners: means the board of commissioners of each county within a district. See Idaho Code 31-4902
  • Completed application: shall include at a minimum the cover sheet requesting services, applicant information including diagnosis and requests for services and signatures, personal and financial information of the applicant and obligated person or persons, patient rights and responsibilities, releases and all other signatures required in the application. See Idaho Code 31-3502
  • Concurrent resolution: A legislative measure, designated "S. Con. Res." and numbered consecutively upon introduction, generally employed to address the sentiments of both chambers, to deal with issues or matters affecting both houses, such as a concurrent budget resolution, or to create a temporary joint committee. Concurrent resolutions are not submitted to the President/Governor and thus do not have the force of law.
  • Conservator: means a person appointed by a court to manage the estate of a living individual. See Idaho Code 15-14-102
  • Consolidated emergency communications system: means facilities, equipment and dispatching services directly related to establishing, maintaining, or enhancing a 911 emergency communications service. See Idaho Code 31-4802
  • Content of an electronic communication: means information concerning the substance or meaning of the communication that:
Idaho Code 15-14-102
  • Control person: means a person who:
  • Idaho Code 26-31-102
  • County commissioners: means the board of county commissioners in their respective counties. See Idaho Code 31-3502
  • County hospital: means any county approved institution or facility for the care of sick persons. See Idaho Code 31-3502
  • Court: means the court in this state having jurisdiction in matters relating to the content of this chapter. See Idaho Code 15-14-102
  • Custodian: means a person that carries, maintains, processes, receives or stores a digital asset of a user. See Idaho Code 15-14-102
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Decision maker: means a person authorized to act for an individual under a substitute decision-making document, whether denominated a decision maker, agent, attorney in fact, proxy, representative or by another title. See Idaho Code 15-15-102
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Department: means the department of finance of the state of Idaho. See Idaho Code 26-31-102
  • Department: means the department of health and welfare. See Idaho Code 31-3502
  • Dependent: means any person whom a taxpayer claims as a dependent under the income tax laws of the state of Idaho. See Idaho Code 31-3502
  • Designated recipient: means a person chosen by a user using an online tool to administer digital assets of the user. See Idaho Code 15-14-102
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Digital asset: means an electronic record in which an individual has a right or interest. See Idaho Code 15-14-102
  • Director: means the director of the department of finance. See Idaho Code 26-31-102
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • District: means a regional solid waste or domestic septage district created pursuant to this chapter. See Idaho Code 31-4902
  • District board: means the board of directors of a district. See Idaho Code 31-4902
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Domestic septage: means either liquid or solid material removed from a septic tank, cesspool, portable toilet, type III marine sanitation device, or similar treatment works that receive only domestic sewage. See Idaho Code 31-4902
  • Electronic: means relating to technology having electrical, digital, magnetic, wireless, optical, electromagnetic or similar capabilities. See Idaho Code 15-14-102
  • Electronic communication: has the meaning set forth in 18 U. See Idaho Code 15-14-102
  • Embezzlement: In most states, embezzlement is defined as theft/larceny of assets (money or property) by a person in a position of trust or responsibility over those assets. Embezzlement typically occurs in the employment and corporate settings. Source: OCC
  • Emergency: means any circumstance demanding immediate action. See Idaho Code 31-3403
  • Emergency communications fee: means the fee provided for in section 31-4803, Idaho Code. See Idaho Code 31-4802
  • Enhanced consolidated emergency system: means consolidated emergency systems that provide enhanced wireless 911 service and include, but are not limited to, the technological capability to provide call back numbers, cell site locations, and the location of calls by latitude and longitude and made through the systems of wireless carriers. See Idaho Code 31-4802
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • facilities: means all equipment and other property, including electrical cogeneration equipment, deemed necessary by the district board for the operation of a solid waste disposal and/or resource recovery system or the operation of domestic septage receiving stations, domestic septage treatment processes and domestic septage disposal methods. See Idaho Code 31-4902
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: A government corporation that insures the deposits of all national and state banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System. Source: OCC
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: means an original, additional or successor personal representative, conservator, agent or trustee. See Idaho Code 15-14-102
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Good faith: means honesty in fact. See Idaho Code 15-15-102
  • Governing board: means the joint powers board if the 911 service area is a multicounty area, or the board of county commissioners of the county or the city council if the 911 service area is a city, or both the board of county commissioners and the city council if the 911 service area includes both city and county residents but not the entire county. See Idaho Code 31-4802
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Habeas corpus: A writ that is usually used to bring a prisoner before the court to determine the legality of his imprisonment. It may also be used to bring a person in custody before the court to give testimony, or to be prosecuted.
  • Health care: means a service or procedure to maintain, diagnose, treat or otherwise affect an individual's physical or mental condition. See Idaho Code 15-15-102
  • Hospital: means a facility licensed and regulated pursuant to sections 39-1301 through 39-1314, Idaho Code, or an out-of-state hospital providing necessary medical services for residents of Idaho, wherein a reciprocal agreement exists, in accordance with section 31-3503B, Idaho Code, excluding state institutions. See Idaho Code 31-3502
  • Household: means a collective body of persons consisting of spouses or parents and their children who reside in the same residence; or all other persons who by choice or necessity are mutually dependent upon each other for basic necessities and who reside in the same residence. See Idaho Code 31-3403
  • Indigent: means any applicant who does not have resources available from whatever source which shall be sufficient to enable the applicant to provide nonmedical assistance or a portion thereof. See Idaho Code 31-3403
  • Information: means data, text, images, videos, sounds, codes, computer programs, software, databases or the like. See Idaho Code 15-14-102
  • Information release: means the document authorizing release of confidential information. See Idaho Code 31-3403
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • Interconnected: means the ability of the user to receive calls from and terminate calls to the public switched telephone network (PSTN)or emergency services internet protocol network (ESInet), including commercial mobile radio service (CMRS) networks. See Idaho Code 31-4802
  • Interconnected VoIP service: means a service bearing the following characteristics:
  • Idaho Code 31-4802
  • Interconnected VoIP service line: means an interconnected VoIP service that offers an active telephone number, or successor dialing protocol assigned by a VoIP provider to a VoIP service customer number that has an outbound calling capability of directly accessing a public safety answering point. See Idaho Code 31-4802
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Interoperability: means the ability of public safety service and support providers, law enforcement, public utilities, transportation and others to communicate when necessary with staff from other responding agencies, and to exchange voice, video, and data on demand, in real time, and when authorized. See Idaho Code 31-4802
  • Interoperable public safety communications and data systems: means facilities, equipment, networks, services, software and infrastructure directly related to establishing, maintaining or enhancing systems to exchange voice, video or other public safety data, to include future technology advancements. See Idaho Code 31-4802
  • Juror: A person who is on the jury.
  • Lawsuit: A legal action started by a plaintiff against a defendant based on a complaint that the defendant failed to perform a legal duty, resulting in harm to the plaintiff.
  • Licensee: means a person licensed pursuant to this chapter to engage in the activities regulated by this chapter. See Idaho Code 26-31-102
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Magistrate judges: Judicial officers who assist U.S. district judges in getting cases ready for trial, who may decide some criminal and civil trials when both parties agree to have the case heard by a magistrate judge instead of a judge.
  • Medicaid eligibility review: means the process used by the department to determine whether a person meets the criteria for medicaid coverage. See Idaho Code 31-3502
  • Medical home: means a model of primary and preventive care delivery in which the patient has a continuous relationship with a personal physician in a physician directed medical practice that is whole person oriented and where care is integrated and coordinated. See Idaho Code 31-3502
  • Medically indigent: means any person who is in need of necessary medical services and who, if an adult, together with his or her spouse, or whose parents or guardian if a minor or dependent, does not have income and other resources available to him from whatever source sufficient to pay for necessary medical services. See Idaho Code 31-3502
  • Mortgage brokering activities: means for compensation or gain, or in the expectation of compensation or gain, either directly or indirectly, accepting or offering to accept an application for a residential mortgage loan, assisting or offering to assist in the preparation of an application for a residential mortgage loan on behalf of a borrower, negotiating or offering to negotiate the terms or conditions of a residential mortgage loan with any person making residential mortgage loans or engaging in loan modification activities on behalf of a borrower. See Idaho Code 26-31-201
  • Mortgage lending activities: means for compensation or gain, or in the expectation of compensation or gain, either directly or indirectly, accepting or offering to accept applications for residential mortgage loans, or assisting or offering to assist in the preparation of an application for a residential mortgage loan. See Idaho Code 26-31-201
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • National Credit Union Administration: The federal regulatory agency that charters and supervises federal credit unions. (NCUA also administers the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, which insures the deposits of federal credit unions.) Source: OCC
  • Necessary medical services: means health care services and supplies that:
  • Idaho Code 31-3502
  • NMLSR: means a mortgage licensing system developed and maintained by the conference of state bank supervisors and the American association of residential mortgage regulators for the licensing and registration of mortgage brokers, mortgage lenders and mortgage loan originators. See Idaho Code 26-31-102
  • Nonmedical assistance: means reasonable costs for assistance, which includes food, shelter and provision of public defender services, and other such necessary services determined by the board by resolution. See Idaho Code 31-3403
  • Notice: includes all papers and orders (except process) required to be served in any proceeding before any court, board or officer, or when required by law to be served independently of such proceeding. See Idaho Code 31-2201
  • Obligated person: means the person or persons who are legally responsible for an applicant including, but not limited to, parents of minors or dependents. See Idaho Code 31-3502
  • Online tool: means an electronic service provided by a custodian that allows the user, in an agreement distinct from the terms-of-service agreement between the custodian and user, to provide directions for disclosure or nondisclosure of digital assets to a third person. See Idaho Code 15-14-102
  • Participating county: means a county which elects, through action of the commissioners as provided in this chapter, to become a member of a district. See Idaho Code 31-4902
  • Passenger: means any person who is lawfully using an aerial passenger tramway, or is waiting to embark or has recently disembarked from an aerial passenger tramway and is in its immediate vicinity. See Idaho Code 26-31-202
  • Person: means an individual, estate, business or nonprofit entity, public corporation, government or governmental subdivision, agency or instrumentality, or other legal entity. See Idaho Code 15-14-102
  • Person: means an individual, estate, business or nonprofit entity, public corporation, government or governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality or other legal entity. See Idaho Code 15-15-102
  • Person: means a natural person, corporation, company, limited liability company, partnership or association. See Idaho Code 26-31-102
  • Personal care: means an arrangement or service to provide an individual shelter, food, clothing, transportation, education, recreation, social contact or assistance with the activities of daily living. See Idaho Code 15-15-102
  • Personal representative: means an executor, administrator, special administrator or person that performs substantially the same function under the law of this state other than this chapter. See Idaho Code 15-14-102
  • Place of primary use: means the residential street address or the primary business street address in Idaho where the customer’s use of the wireless or VoIP service primarily occurs. See Idaho Code 31-4802
  • Power of attorney: means a record that grants an agent authority to act in the place of a principal. See Idaho Code 15-14-102
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • President pro tempore: A constitutionally recognized officer of the Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the Vice President. The President Pro Tempore (or, "president for a time") is elected by the Senate and is, by custom, the Senator of the majority party with the longest record of continuous service.
  • Principal: means an individual who grants authority to an agent in a power of attorney. See Idaho Code 15-14-102
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Process: as used in this chapter includes all writs, warrants, summons and orders of courts of justice or judicial officers. See Idaho Code 31-2201
  • Property: means anything that may be subject to ownership, whether real or personal or legal or equitable, or any interest or right therein. See Idaho Code 15-15-102
  • Protected person: means an individual for whom a conservator has been appointed. See Idaho Code 15-14-102
  • Provider: means any person, firm or corporation certified or licensed by the state of Idaho or holding an equivalent license or certification in another state, that provides necessary medical services to a patient requesting a medically indigent status determination or filing an application for financial assistance. See Idaho Code 31-3502
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Public safety communications and data systems: refers to the general systematic ability of people or entities to communicate or manage data with other people or entities using technology for the purpose of reporting and responding to situations that require a public safety response. See Idaho Code 31-4802
  • Public safety communications stakeholders: means any city, county, fire district, ambulance district, and the state. See Idaho Code 31-4802
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • Recipient: means the individual(s) determined eligible for county assistance. See Idaho Code 31-3403
  • Recipient: means an individual determined eligible for financial assistance under this chapter. See Idaho Code 31-3502
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Idaho Code 15-14-102
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Idaho Code 15-15-102
  • Reimbursement rate: means the unadjusted medicaid rate of reimbursement for medical charges allowed pursuant to title XIX of the social security act, as amended, that is in effect at the time service is rendered. See Idaho Code 31-3502
  • Repayment: means the authority of the board of county commissioners to require indigent person(s) to repay the county for assistance when investigation of their application determines their ability to do so. See Idaho Code 31-3403
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Resident: means a person with a home, house, place of abode, place of habitation, dwelling or place where he or she actually lived for a consecutive period of thirty (30) days or more within the state of Idaho. See Idaho Code 31-3502
  • Residential mortgage loan: means any loan that is secured by a mortgage, deed of trust, or other equivalent consensual security interest on a dwelling, as defined in section 103(w) of the truth in lending act, located in Idaho, or on residential real estate. See Idaho Code 26-31-102
  • Resources: means all property, for which an applicant and/or an obligated person may be eligible or in which he or she may have an interest, whether tangible or intangible, real or personal, liquid or nonliquid, or pending, including, but not limited to, all forms of public assistance, crime victims compensation, worker’s compensation, veterans benefits, medicaid, medicare, supplemental security income (SSI), third party insurance, other insurance or apply for section 1011 of the medicare modernization act of 2003, if applicable, and any other property from any source. See Idaho Code 31-3502
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • seal: includes an impression of such seal upon the paper, alone, as well as upon wax or a wafer affixed thereto; or, alternatively, the seal may be the mark of a rubber stamp providing substantially the same information as the impression. See Idaho Code 73-111
  • Ski area: means the property owned or leased and under the control of the ski area operator within the state of Idaho. See Idaho Code 26-31-202
  • Ski area operator: means any person, partnership, corporation or other commercial entity and their agents, officers, employees or representatives, who has operational responsibility for any ski area or aerial passenger tramway. See Idaho Code 26-31-202
  • Skier: means any person present at a skiing area under the control of a ski area operator for the purpose of engaging in activities including, but not limited to, sliding downhill or jumping on snow or ice on skis, a snowboard, or any other sliding device, or who is using any ski area including, but not limited to, ski slopes, trails and freestyle terrain but does not include the use of an aerial passenger tramway. See Idaho Code 26-31-202
  • Skiing area: means all designated slopes and trails but excludes any aerial passenger tramway. See Idaho Code 26-31-202
  • Solid waste: means any garbage, refuse, sludge from a waste treatment plant, water supply treatment plant, or air pollution control facility and other discarded material, including solid, liquid, semi-solid, or contained gaseous material resulting from industrial, commercial, mining, and agricultural operations, and from community activities, but does not include solid or dissolved materials in domestic sewage, or solid or dissolved materials in irrigation return flows or industrial discharges that are point sources subject to permits under 33 U. See Idaho Code 31-4902
  • State: means the state of Idaho. See Idaho Code 31-4902
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Substitute decision-making document: means a record created by an individual to authorize a decision maker to act for the individual with respect to property, health care or personal care. See Idaho Code 15-15-102
  • System: means all components of solid waste operations including, but not limited to, landfill compliance measures, landfill disposal operations, regional transfer operations, domestic septage receiving stations, domestic septage disposal methods, domestic septage treatment operations and resource recovery and management, on any site or sites acquired, constructed, operated, or managed by a district. See Idaho Code 31-4902
  • Telecommunications provider: means any person or entity providing:
  • Idaho Code 31-4802
  • Terms of service agreement: means an agreement that controls the relationship between a user and a custodian. See Idaho Code 15-14-102
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Third party applicant: means a person other than an obligated person who completes, signs and files an application on behalf of a patient. See Idaho Code 31-3502
  • Third party insurance: means casualty insurance, disability insurance, health insurance, life insurance, marine and transportation insurance, motor vehicle insurance, property insurance or any other insurance coverage that may pay for a resident’s medical bills. See Idaho Code 31-3502
  • this act: means this regional solid waste or domestic septage district act. See Idaho Code 31-4902
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trial jury: A group of citizens who hear the evidence presented by both sides at trial and determine the facts in dispute. Federal criminal juries consist of 12 persons. Federal civil juries consist of six persons.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trustee: means a fiduciary with legal title to property under an agreement or declaration that creates a beneficial interest in another. See Idaho Code 15-14-102
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • User: means a person that has an account with a custodian. See Idaho Code 15-14-102
  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
  • Utilization management: means the evaluation of medical necessity, appropriateness and efficiency of the use of health care services, procedures and facilities. See Idaho Code 31-3502
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.
  • Veto: The procedure established under the Constitution by which the President/Governor refuses to approve a bill or joint resolution and thus prevents its enactment into law. A regular veto occurs when the President/Governor returns the legislation to the house in which it originated. The President/Governor usually returns a vetoed bill with a message indicating his reasons for rejecting the measure. In Congress, the veto can be overridden only by a two-thirds vote in both the Senate and the House.
  • Writ: signifies an order or precept in writing, issued in the name of the people, or of a court or judicial officer, and the word "process" a writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See Idaho Code 73-114