Terms Used In Idaho Code > Title 39 > Chapter 58 - Hazardous Waste Facility Siting
- 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.
- 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.
- Committee: means the state hazardous waste management planning committee created in section 39-5805, Idaho Code. See Idaho Code 39-5803
- 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.
- Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
- Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
- Department: means the department of environmental quality. See Idaho Code 39-5803
- Director: means the director of the department of environmental quality. See Idaho Code 39-5803
- Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
- Disposal facility: means a facility or a part of a facility at which managed hazardous waste, as defined by rule, is intentionally placed into or on any land or water and at which hazardous waste will remain after closure. See Idaho Code 39-5803
- Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
- Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
- On-site: means on the same or geographically contiguous property that may be divided by a public or private right-of-way if the entrance and exit between the pieces of property are at a crossroads intersection and access is by crossing rather than going along the right-of-way. See Idaho Code 39-5803
- Operator: means the person responsible for the overall operation of a disposal, treatment or storage facility with approval of the director either by contract or permit. See Idaho Code 39-5803
- Panel: means the site review panel created in section 39-5812, Idaho Code. See Idaho Code 39-5803
- person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person;
Idaho Code 73-114
Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit. Plan: means the state hazardous waste management plan prepared under the provisions of section 39-5806, Idaho Code. See Idaho Code 39-5803 Property: includes both real and personal property. See Idaho Code 73-114 Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide. Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business. Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land. State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories; and the words "United States" may include the District of Columbia and territories. See Idaho Code 73-114 Storage facility: means a facility or part of a facility at which managed hazardous waste, as defined by rule and regulation, is subject to storage. See Idaho Code 39-5803