House Concurrent Resolution 30 by Representative Cronin
1/27/12 Introduction, 1st Reading, to Printing
1/30/12 Report printed, to Business Committee
Would create a committee to explore feasibility of creating Idaho Partnership Bank that would provide for increased local economy and small business development. The findings would be presented at next year’s legislative session.
House Business Committee Members: Rep Black (Chairman), Rep Henderson (Vice Chairman), Rep Thompson, Rep Barbieri, Rep Collins, Rep DeMordaunt, Rep Bilbao, Rep Guthrie, Rep Chadderdon (Malek), Rep Batt, Rep Crane, Rep Smith (30), Rep Patrick, Rep Rusche, Rep Bayer, Rep Cronin, Rep Palmer
Senate Bill 1220 by Judiciary and Rules Committee
1/17/12 Introduction, 1st Reading, Printing
1/18/12 Report printed to Education Committee
Amends and adds to law clarification about intervention and consequences of bullying in schools. Will now include and be applied to minors that are present on school property or at school functions that are not necessarily current students.
Social Work Speaks addresses this issue in the section titled School Violence. NASW supports “three levels for intervention: (1) school-wide foundation and primary prevention, (2) early intervention, and (3) urgent response and crisis intervention” in response to school violence.
Senate Education Committee Members: Sen. Goedde (Chairman), Sen. Mortimer (Vice-Chairman), Sen. Andreason, Sen. Pearce, Sen. Fulcher, Sen. Winder, Sen. Toryanski, Sen. Malepeai, Sen. LeFavour
Senate Bill 1254 will be one to watch if action picks up in the legislature.