Posted by: Avery Roberts on Jan 22, 2020

The Idaho Legislature is now in its third week. Administrative rules are continuing to be heard in committees and more bills are being printed and heard on both sides of the rotunda.


The Administrative Office of the Courts has introduced legislation to update and clarify statutes. For more information on each of these changes, click on the bill number below. 

Senate Bill 1219 - Amends existing law to revise provisions for the appointment of guardians and conservators.
Senate Bill 1220 - Amends existing law to revise provisions regarding appointment of a guardian of minors and incapacitated persons and to revise provisions regarding temporary and emergency appointments of a conservator.
Senate Bill 1221 - Amends existing law to provide for certain fines in criminal cases.

Don’t Forget

Be a voice for civil justice in Idaho. Please consider attending these upcoming events:
  • ITLA Lobby Day - Join fellow trial lawyers for ITLA Lobby Day Wednesday, February 19th at the Idaho State Capitol Building. Lobby Day will provide members with an opportunity to meet their elected officials. ITLA staff will schedule the meetings, give insights to the legislative process, and provide an overview of pending legislation that directly affects our members. Register here.
  • ITLA Legislative Reception - Join the 7th Amendment Advocates and Idaho Lawmakers to celebrate our U.S. Constitution Thursday, February 27th from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Grove Hotel. Delicious food and beverages will be provided. RSVP here.

We appreciate your willingness to participate in this work. Please give us a call at (208) 345-1890 or send an email to if you have any questions.