Chapter 1 Short Title — Definitions 72-101 – 72-103
Chapter 2 Scope — Coverage — Liability 72-201 – 72-230
Chapter 3 Security for Compensation 72-301 – 72-334
Chapter 4 Benefits 72-401 – 72-451
Chapter 5 Industrial Commission 72-501 – 72-528
Chapter 6 Employer’s Reports 72-601 – 72-604
Chapter 7 Procedures 72-701 – 72-737
Chapter 8 Miscellaneous Provisions 72-801 – 72-806
Chapter 9 State Insurance Fund 72-901 – 72-929
Chapter 10 Crime Victims Compensation 72-1001 – 72-1026
Chapter 11 Peace Officer and Detention Officer Temporary Disability Act 72-1101 – 72-1105
Chapter 12 Workforce Development Council 72-1201 – 72-1203
Chapter 13 Employment Security Law 72-1301 – 72-1385
Chapter 14 Firemen’s Retirement Fund 72-1401 – 72-1472
Chapter 15 Commission for Reapportionment 72-1501 – 72-1510
Chapter 16 State Directory of New Hires 72-1601 – 72-1607
Chapter 17 Idaho Employer Alcohol and Drug-Free Workplace Act 72-1701 – 72-1717

Terms Used In Idaho Code > Title 72

  • Child: means an individual less than eighteen (18) years of age and not emancipated by either marriage or legal proceeding. See Idaho Code 30-23-104
  • Claimant: means any of the following claiming compensation under this chapter:
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  • Commission: means the industrial commission. See Idaho Code 72-1003
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Consistent with the least restrictive alternative principle: means that services are delivered in the setting which places the fewest restrictions on the personal liberty of the child, and provides the greatest integration with individuals who do not have disabilities, in typical and age appropriate, school, community and family environments, which is consistent with safe, effective and cost-effective treatment for the child and family. See Idaho Code 30-23-104
  • Criminally injurious conduct: means intentional, knowing, or reckless conduct that:
  • Idaho Code 72-1003
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Department: means the department of health and welfare. See Idaho Code 30-23-104
  • Department: means the Idaho department of labor. See Idaho Code 72-1603
  • Dependent: means a natural person who is recognized under the law of this state to be wholly or partially dependent upon the victim for care or support and includes a child if under the age of eighteen (18) years or incapable of self-support and unmarried and includes a child of the victim conceived before the victim’s death but born after the victim’s death, including a child that is conceived as a result of the criminally injurious conduct. See Idaho Code 72-1003
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Designated examiner: means a psychiatrist, psychologist, psychiatric nurse, or social worker and such other mental health professionals as may be designated in accordance with rules promulgated pursuant to the provisions of chapter 52, title 67, Idaho Code, by the department of health and welfare. See Idaho Code 30-23-104
  • Detention officer: means an employee in a county jail who is responsible for the safety, care, protection and monitoring of county jail inmates; and
  • Idaho Code 72-1103
  • Director: means the director of the Idaho department of labor. See Idaho Code 72-1603
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Emergency: means a situation in which the child’s condition, as evidenced by recent behavior, poses a significant threat to the health or safety of the child, his family or others, or poses a serious risk of substantial deterioration in the child’s condition which cannot be eliminated by the use of supportive services or intervention by the child’s parents, or mental health professionals, and treatment in the community while the child remains in his family home. See Idaho Code 30-23-104
  • Employee: means an individual who is an employee within the meaning of 26 U. See Idaho Code 72-1603
  • Employer: has the meaning given such term in 26 U. See Idaho Code 72-1603
  • Extenuating circumstances: means that a victim requires further mental health treatment due to trauma arising out of covered criminal conduct in order to perform major life functions or the activities of daily living. See Idaho Code 72-1003
  • Industrial commission: means the commission as authorized and created under the provisions of chapter 5, title 72, Idaho Code. See Idaho Code 72-1403
  • Informed consent to treatment: means a knowing and voluntary decision to undergo a specific course of treatment, evidenced in writing, and made by an emancipated child, or a child’s parent, or guardian, who has the capacity to make an informed decision, after the staff of the facility or other provider of treatment have explained the nature and effects of the proposed treatment. See Idaho Code 30-23-104
  • Injury: means actual bodily harm or disfigurement and, with respect to a victim, includes pregnancy, venereal disease, mental or nervous shock, or extreme mental distress. See Idaho Code 72-1003
  • Interrogatories: Written questions asked by one party of an opposing party, who must answer them in writing under oath; a discovery device in a lawsuit.
  • Involuntary treatment: means treatment, services and placement of children provided without consent of the parent of a child, under the authority of a court order obtained pursuant to this chapter, as directed by an order of disposition issued by a designated employee of the department of health and welfare under section 16-2415, Idaho Code. See Idaho Code 30-23-104
  • Joint tenancy: A form of property ownership in which two or more parties hold an undivided interest in the same property that was conveyed under the same instrument at the same time. A joint tenant can sell his (her) interest but not dispose of it by will. Upon the death of a joint tenant, his (her) undivided interest is distributed among the surviving joint tenants.
  • Likely to cause harm to others: means that, as evidenced by recent behavior causing, attempting, or threatening such harm with the apparent ability to complete the act, a child is likely to cause physical injury or physical abuse to another person. See Idaho Code 30-23-104
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Peace officer: means any employee of a police or other law enforcement agency that is a part of or administered by the state or any political subdivision thereof who has the duty to arrest and whose duties include the prevention and detection of crime and the enforcement of the penal, traffic or highway laws of this state or any political subdivision of this state and shall include, but not be limited to, appointed chiefs, elected sheriffs, and fish and game officers. See Idaho Code 72-1103
  • 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.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • Rehire: means to reemploy an individual who was laid off, separated, furloughed, granted leave without pay or terminated from employment at least sixty (60) consecutive days prior to reemployment. See Idaho Code 72-1603
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Serious emotional disturbance: means an emotional or behavioral disorder, or a neuropsychiatric condition which results in a serious disability, and which requires sustained treatment interventions, and causes the child’s functioning to be impaired in thought, perception, affect or behavior. See Idaho Code 30-23-104
  • Surrogate parent: means any person appointed to act in the place of the parent of a child for purposes of developing an individual education program under the authority of the individuals with disabilities education act, 20 U. See Idaho Code 30-23-104
  • Teens at risk: means individuals attending Idaho secondary public schools who have been identified as expressing or exhibiting indications of depression, suicidal inclination, emotional trauma, substance abuse or other behaviors or symptoms that indicate the existence of, or that may lead to, the development of mental illness or substance abuse. See Idaho Code 30-23-104
  • Tenancy in common: A type of property ownership in which two or more individuals have an undivided interest in property. At the death of one tenant in common, his (her) fractional percentage of ownership in the property passes to the decedent
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • 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.
  • Treatment facility: means a facility or program meeting applicable licensing standards, that has been approved for the provisions of services under this chapter by the department of health and welfare. See Idaho Code 30-23-104
  • Victim: means a person who suffers injury or death as a result of:
  • Idaho Code 72-1003