House Bill 252 — Fish and Game warrantless inspections

Phil Haunschild 2019 House bill ratings

Bill description: HB 252 would limit the authority of the state Department of Fish and Game to conduct warrantless searches. Rating: +1 Does it violate the spirit or the letter of either the US Constitution or the Idaho Constitution? Examples include restrictions on speech, public assembly, the press, privacy, private property, or firearms. Conversely, does it restore or uphold the …

House Bill 248 — Occupational Licensing Reform Act

Phil Haunschild 2019 House bill ratings

Bill description: HB 248 would establish the Occupational Licensing Reform Act and would reduce barriers to licensure for military members, veterans, and their spouses. Rating: +1 Does it increase barriers to entry into the market? Examples include occupational licensure, the minimum wage, and restrictions on home businesses. Conversely, does it remove barriers to entry into the market? Under current law, …

House Bill 229— Electrical apprentice cap

Phil Haunschild 2019 House bill ratings

Bill description: HB 229 would increase the number of apprentices a journeyman electrician could supervise. Rating: +1 Does it give government any new, additional, or expanded power to prohibit, restrict, or regulate activities in the free market? Conversely, does it eliminate or reduce government intervention in the market? Under current law, an electrical journeyman can only supervise two apprentices. Apprentices …

House Bill 166 — Newspaper electronic notices

Phil Haunschild 2019 House bill ratings

Bill description: HB 166 would require newspapers to publish legal notices electronically on a website they maintain. Rating: 0 Does it increase government spending (for objectionable purposes) or debt? Conversely, does it decrease government spending or debt? Numerous parts of Idaho law require government entities to provide a public notice before they do something, such as when county officials set …

House Bill 244 — Naturopathic license

Phil Haunschild 2019 House bill ratings

Bill description: HB 244 would allow naturopaths an increased scope of practice and would allow practitioners to get a license. Rating: 0 Does it increase barriers to entry into the market? Examples include occupational licensure, the minimum wage, and restrictions on home businesses. Conversely, does it remove barriers to entry into the market? Currently, naturopathic doctors are allowed to work …

House Bill 206 — Constitutional carry in cities

Phil Haunschild 2019 House bill ratings

Bill description: HB 206 would expand permitless concealed carry to include areas within city limits. Rating: +1 Does it violate the spirit or the letter of either the US Constitution or the Idaho Constitution? Examples include restrictions on speech, public assembly, the press, privacy, private property, or firearms. Conversely, does it restore or uphold the protections guaranteed in the US …