Bill description: HB 432 creates the framework for a new government program known as the Criminal Justice Integrated Data System.
Does it create, expand, or enlarge any agency, board, program, function, or activity of government? Conversely, does it eliminate or curtail the size or scope of government?
HB 432 endows the Idaho State Controller's office with statutory authority to implement and fund a new government program known as the Criminal Justice Integrated Data System.
Does it increase government spending (for objectionable purposes) or debt? Conversely, does it decrease government spending or debt?
HB 432 will increase state general fund spending by $300k annually and require hiring two new full-time government employees.
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 Constitution or the Idaho Constitution?
The Criminal Justice Integrated Data System created by HB 432 exists for the purpose of sharing personal information and individual data among government entities. This represents a severe and ongoing threat to the privacy of any individual whose data is in the system. While the bill exempts the information contained in the system from being disclosed to the public, it does not protect the information from being seen by the government, which is, of course, the primary threat to individual privacy.
Analyst's Note: Amendments made to this bill on 2/26 do not change any components of our rating.
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