RS31404 / H0592
This bill would establish a fund for conflict prevention and livestock depredation by grizzly bears and wolves.
This fund will provide compensation to livestock owners and producers that have experienced livestock loss.
The Idaho State Department of Agriculture, in consultation with the Department of Fish and Game and the
Office of Species Conservation, will manage the fund and will be the authorized agency for compensation to
livestock owners and producers. The annual appropriation will be $225,000, containing $150,000 dedicated to
livestock depredation and $75,000 dedicated to conflict prevention.
The total impact of the state General Fund is $225,000 appropriated annually. There is no additional staff
needed to manage or distribute these funds.
Representative Jerald Raymond
(208) 332-1000
Representative Mark Sauter
(208) 332-1035
DISCLAIMER: This statement of purpose and fiscal note are a mere attachment to this bill and prepared by a proponent
of the bill. It is neither intended as an expression of legislative intent nor intended for any use outside of the legislative
process, including judicial review (Joint Rule 18).
Statement of Purpose / Fiscal Note Bill SOP/FN INTRODUCED: 02/19/2024, 9:27 AM