Points to consider.

Section 2. declares a state of emergency without any research or cause. Law by decree. In this case saying it makes it true. Nicely done. Another dose of soma please. 

LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO
Sixtieth Legislature First Regular Session ­ 2009
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
HOUSE BILL NO. 213
BY STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
AN ACT RELATING TO VESSELS; AMENDING CHAPTER 70, TITLE 67, IDAHO CODE, BY THE ADDITION OF A NEW SECTION 67­7008A, IDAHO CODE, T O PROVIDE FOR ADDITIONAL FEES FOR SPECIFIED VESSELS, T O PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN TICKERS, T O PROVIDE FOR COLLECTION AND DEPOSIT OF FEES IN THE INV SIVE SPECIES FUND, T O DEFINE A TERM AND T O PROVIDE EXCEPTIONS; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY .

Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:8 SECTION 1. That Chapter 70, Title 67, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby amended9 by the addition thereto of a NEW S E C T I O N , to be known and designated as Section 67­7008A,1011 Idaho Code, and to read as follows:


67­7008A. ADDITIONAL FEES – DEPOSIT INT O INV ASIVE SPECIES FUND. (1)12
In addition to any other moneys or fees collected pursuant to the provisions of section 67­7008,
Idaho Code, or any other provision of chapter 70, title 67, Idaho Code, all vessels shall pay an
additional fee each calendar year as follows:15
(a) Motorized vessels:16
(i) T en dollars ($10.00) per vessel registered in the state of Idaho prior to launch17
into the public waters of the state;18
(ii) T wenty dollars ($20.00) per vessel registered outside the state of Idaho prior19
to launch into the public waters of the state.20
(b) Nonmotorized vessels: Five dollars ($5.00) per vessel prior to launch into the public21
waters of the state.22
(c) Commercial outtters with nonmotorized fleets exceeding five (5) vessels shall be23
af forded a prorated group rate of thirty dollars ($30.00) for six (6) to ten (10) vessels;24
?fty­?ve dollars ($55.00) for eleven (1 1) to twenty (20) vessels; and one hundred dollars25
($100) for twenty­one (21) or more vessels.26
(2) Upon payment of the fee as provided in this section, the payor shall be issued a27
protection against invasive species sticker that shall be displayed on the vessel in a manner as28
prescribed by the rules of the department. Stickers shall be considered in full force and ef fect29
through December 31 of the year of issue.30
(3) Fees shall be collected by the department or authorized vendor . Fees collected31
pursuant to this section shall be deposited in the invasive species fund established in32
section 22­191 1, Idaho Code. For the purpose of this section, "vessel" is defned in section33
67­7003(22), Idaho Code. All vessels are subject to the provisions of this section, with the34
exception of small rafts and other in?atable vessels less than ten (10) feet in length.35
SECTION 2. An emergency existing therefor , which emer gency is hereby declared to36
exist, this act shall be in full force and ef fect on and after its passage and approval.37

Bills authors:

Senator Tim Corder
Senator Curt McKenzie
Representative Tom Trail
Representative Rich Jarvis
Representative Elaine Smith