Successful Legislation
Idaho Sheriffs’ Association  3100 Vista Ave. Ste. 203, Boise, ID 83705
· Increased funding for state prisoners in jails in 2000 and 2015 Prevent prisoners from getting other prisoner’s records through public records request Increase jail medical fees to inmates Boating under the influence added to injury to child law Created felony battery on a former peace officer Modernize night service of arrest warrants Modernize electronic service of search warrants Place juveniles who turn 18 in jails rather than in juvenile setting Provide law enforcement authority for detention officers Create rape by coercion law Modernize work release laws Modernize inmate labor laws Authorize 911 fees for mobile phones Create felony for “prison cocktails” Create search and rescue “idiot law” Modernize search and rescue fund Create snowmobile rescue fund Modernize scrap metal dealer legislation Authorize death benefits for officer killed in the line of duty Increase penalties for exploitation of vulnerable adults Create felony joyriding Create state law for CWL for retired peace officers Provide waiver for nepotism law on employees employed before relative elected into office Obtain funding for VINE program Obtain funding for sheriff’s sex offender registration program Authorize electronic tracking of pseudoephedrine Authorize on-line auto insurance verification Create texting while driving law misdemeanor Prevent felons from becoming peace officers Authorize 911 fees to be used for technicians employed to maintain system Create felony for calling in bomb threat to dispatcher or police agency Authorize escape charge for fleeing from home detention or monitoring Create a penalty for misuse of tasers Require sheriffs to attend 40 hour New Sheriff’s School Require persons to pay for electronic monitoring while on bail Obtain state funding for housing probationer discretionary jail time Create law protecting PERSI officers in rule of 80 when they become supervisors Modernize STD testing in correctional facilities Authorize counties to go to magistrate court for prisoner fee reimbursements
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The Following Are Examples of Successful Sheriffs’ Association Legislation
Idaho Sheriffs’ Association  
Successful Legislation
Idaho Sheriffs’ Association  3100 S. Vista Ave. Ste. 203, Boise, ID 83705
The following are examples of successful sheriffs legislation
· Increased funding for state prisoners in jails in 2000 and 2015 Prevent prisoners from getting other prisoner’s records through public records request Increase jail medical fees to inmates Boating under the influence added to injury to child law Created felony battery on a former peace officer Modernize night service of arrest warrants Modernize electronic service of search warrants Place juveniles who turn 18 in jails rather than in juvenile setting Provide law enforcement authority for detention officers Create rape by coercion law Modernize work release laws Modernize inmate labor laws Authorize 911 fees for mobile phones Create felony for “prison cocktails” Create search and rescue “idiot law” Modernize search and rescue fund Create snowmobile rescue fund Modernize scrap metal dealer legislation Authorize death benefits for officer killed in the line of duty Increase penalties for exploitation of vulnerable adults Create felony joyriding Create state law for CWL for retired peace officers Provide waiver for nepotism law on employees employed before relative elected into office Remove jails from H&W food inspection code Obtain funding for VINE program Obtain funding for sheriff’s sex offender registration program Authorize electronic tracking of pseudoephedrine Authorize on-line auto insurance verification Create texting while driving law misdemeanor Prevent felons from becoming peace officers Authorize 911 fees to be used for technicians employed to maintain system Create felony for calling in bomb threat to dispatcher or police agency Authorize escape charge for fleeing from home detention or monitoring Create a penalty for misuse of tasers Require sheriffs to attend 40 New Sheriff’s School Require persons to pay for electronic monitoring while on bail Obtain state funding for housing probationer discretionary jail time Create law protecting PERSI officers in rule of 80 when they become supervisors Modernize STD testing in correctional facilities Authorize counties to go to magistrate court for prisoner fee reimbursements
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Idaho Sheriffs’ Association