1980 Opinions and Guidelines

Please note that the following list of Opinions and Guidelines is for reference only. The actual Opinions and Guidelines are not available from our website. However, they can be found in the volumes of the Idaho Attorney General's Opinions and Annual Report.

Administration
Guideline 2/6/1980 - Authority of Deferred Compensation Committee to consider late bids.

Guideline 3/10/1980 - Authority of Governor to appoint administrators of divisions created by administrative action.

Agriculture
Opinion 80-8 - Inclusion of sale or consumption of animals in determining what is agriculturally produced for income tax purposes.

Banks
Opinion 80-17 - Banks can accept deposits after initial refusal.

Corrections
Opinion 80-15 - Definition of word “facility.” State Board of Correction cannot contract with non-governmental facilities to domicile prisoners.

Opinion 80-26 - Relief from sentence may be granted a defendant either during or after completion of probation.

Opinion 80-29 - Idaho courts have no authority to hold preliminary hearings on allegations of parole violations under the Uniform Act for Out-of-State Parole Supervision.

Guideline 7/8/1980 - Appeal of capital cases stays execution, not confinement requirements.

Counties
Opinion 80-5 - Authority of county commissioners to change boundaries and to create new highway district.

Opinion 80-16 - Emergency fiscal powers available to local governments.

Guideline 2/6/1980 - Authority of county commissioners to lease or sell county hospital.

Districts
Opinion 80-5 - Authority of county commissioners to change boundaries of and create new highway district.

Opinion 80-9 - Assessment of additional monies in sewer use fee to maintain sewage treatment plant.

Opinion 80-22 - Uniform Plumbing Code does not apply directly to Central Orchards Sewer District.

Education
Opinion 80-25 - Local school district in which state institution is located is responsible for educating only those institutionalized children whose guardians reside within its boundaries.

Guideline 2/1/1980 - Authority of legislature to repeal charter and impact of one-percent initiative on specially-chartered school districts.

Guideline 2/4/1980 - Definition of and applicability of tuition.

Elected Officials
Opinion 80-11 - Legislature must reconsider vetoed bills.

Opinion 80-16 - Governor’s authority to use state resources to meet emergencies.

Opinion 80-17 - Banks can accept deposits after initial refusal.

Opinion 80-19 - Governor may not transfer state monies from one fund to another.

Opinion 80-20 - State Board of Examiners, not Governor, has authority to reduce expenditures legislatively authorized.

Guideline 3/10/1980 - Authority of Governor to appoint administrators of divisions created by administrative action.

Elections
Guideline 12/4/1980 - Procedures to be followed by Senate in judging contest of elections.

Employment
Opinion 80-28 - Payments made to employees due to illness or disability are separate from wages.

Endowment Lands
Opinion 80-18 - Provisions allowing investment of public funds in savings and loan associations do not apply to permanent endowment, state insurance or fireman’s retirement funds.

Examiners, State Board of
Opinion 80-20 - State Board of Examiners, not Governor, has authority to reduce expenditures legislatively authorized.

Fish and Game
Opinion 80-27 - Commission has authority to require submission of full fees for controlled hunt permits and tags with each application.

Governor
Opinion 80-11 - Legislature must reconsider vetoed bills.

Opinion 80-16 - Governor’s authority to use state resources to meet emergencies.

Opinion 80-19 - Governor may not transfer state monies from one fund to another.

Opinion 80-20 - State Board of Examiners, not Governor, has authority to reduce expenditures legislatively authorized.

Guideline 3/10/1980 - Authority of Governor to appoint administrators of divisions created by administrative action.

Health and Welfare
Opinion 80-6 - Health and Welfare cannot enter into collective bargaining agreement with Idaho Services Employee Union.

Opinion 80-14 - Idaho Medicaid Plan should be amended to comply with recent court decisions and U.S. Department of Health and Welfare.

Opinion 80-30 - A.G. Opinion No. 80-14 updated and superseded.

Guideline 1/22/1980 - Dissolved oxygen water quality standards.

Guideline 7/18/1980 - Authority of Health and Welfare to pay entire cost of prescription drug bill of Medicaid recipients in nursing homes.

Highway Districts
Opinion 80-5 - Authority of county commissioners to change boundaries of and create new highway district.

Hospitals
Guideline 2/6/1980 - Authority of county commissioners to lease or sell county hospital.

Law Enforcement
Opinion 80-2 - Authority of city policeman in hot pursuit of suspect.

Opinion 80-23 - Juvenile adjudicated on cause that would be felony or misdemeanor involving moral turpitude if committed by adult not entitled to expungement of record.

Opinion 80-29 - Idaho Courts have no authority to hold preliminary hearings on allegations of parole violations of persons under the Uniform Act for Out-of-State Parole Supervision or Idaho State Correctional Institution.

Guideline 1/17/1980 - Commencement of juvenile proceedings in county of unlawful conduct.

Guideline 2/15/1980 - Validity of curfew ordinances.

Legislature
Opinion 80-11 - Legislature must reconsider vetoed bills.

Opinion 80-12 - Senate may not adjourn without House concurrence.

Guideline 2/1/1980 - Authority of legislature to repeal charter and impact of one-percent initiative on specially-chartered school districts.

Guideline 2/20/1980 - Legislature may overturn rate schedule handed down by I.P.U.C.

Guideline 5/13/1980 - Legislative authority to act on items not specified in Governor’s proclamation for extra session.

Guideline 5/13/1980 - Legislature may not reconsider, amend or modify appropriation measures of Second Regular Session.

Guideline 12/4/1980 - Procedures to be followed by Senate in judging contest of elections.

Guideline 12/5/1980 - Legislative authority during its organizational session.

Motor Vehicles
Guideline 12/11/1980 - Use of motor vehicle registration fees to support Idaho Statewide Emergency Medical Services System.

Planning and Zoning
Guideline 2/20/1980 - Power of city to annex subdivision and require residents to hook up to city sewer system.

Public Employees
Opinion 80-28 - Payments made to employees due to illness or disability are separate from wages.

Guideline 12/18/1980 - Retired firefighter’s participation in Public Employee Retirement System.

Public Funds
Opinion 80-7 - Grant or loan of public funds in aid of privately owned railroad by state or political subdivisions.

Opinion 80-18 - Provisions allowing investment of public funds in savings and loan associations do not apply to permanent endowment, state insurance and fireman’s retirement fund.

Public Lands
Opinion 80-10 - Enforcement authority of State Board of Scaling Practices. Scaling methods permissive.

Public Utilities Commission
Guideline 2/20/1980 - Legislature may overturn rate schedule handed down by I.P.U.C.

Public Works
Opinion 80-24 - Applicability of competitive bid requirements to a local government.

Revenue and Taxation
Opinion 80-3 - Valuation of depreciation on taxable personal property.

Opinion 80-4 - Appropriation of Sales Tax Fund to Capital Reserve Fund of Idaho Housing Agency.

Opinion 80-8 - Inclusion of sale or consumption of animals in determining what is agriculturally produced for income tax purposes.

Opinion 80-13 - Prior override not included in frozen operating budget funded by property taxes.

Opinion 80-16 - Determination of emergency fiscal powers available to local governments and governor’s authority to use state resources to meet those emergencies.

Opinion 80-21 - Authority of local taxing districts to impose fees to fund services currently funded by ad valorem tax revenues.

Guideline 1/22/1980 - City and local government power to charge user fees to mitigate reliance on ad valorem taxation.

Guideline 2/6/1980 - Constitutionality of authorizing cities to impose non-property taxes.

Guideline 2/6/1980 - Local option income taxes.

Sewer Districts
Opinion 80-9 - Assessment of additional monies in sewer use fee to maintain sewage treatment plant.

Opinion 80-22 - Uniform Plumbing Code does not apply directly to Central Orchards Sewer District.

Social Security
Opinion 80-28 - Payments made to employees due to illness or disability are separate from wages.

State Boundary
Guideline 3/7/1980 - Main responsibility of Permanent Building Fund Advisory Council.

State Buildings
Opinion 80-1 - Appropriation of Permanent Building Fund to state agencies.

Transportation
Opinion 80-7 - Grant or loan of public funds in aid of privately owned railroads.

Treasurer
Opinion 80-17 - Banks can accept deposits after initial refusal.

Water Resources
Guideline 1/22/1980 - Dissolved oxygen water quality standards.

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