The following table summarizes the IWRB’s and IDWR’s rulemaking activities for the 2021/2022 rulemaking period. Some rules are being presented for authorization and negotiated rulemaking as part of the IWRB’s and IDWR’s plan to review each rule every 5 years consistent with the Governor’s Zero-Based Regulation Executive Order 2020-01. Other rules will be presented in anticipation of Legislature adjournment without passage of a “going home bill” reauthorizing all of Idaho’s administrative laws as required by Idaho Code.
|Authorizing Agency||Section||Docket Description||Status|
|IWRB/IDWR||All||Omnibus Temporary Fee Rulemaking||Final Rule Adopted March 18, 2022|
|IWRB/IDWR||Legal||ZBR* Rulemaking - IDAPA 37.01.01 Rules of Procedure||Final Rule Adopted March 18, 2022|
|IWRB||Planning & Projects||ZBR* Rulemaking - IDAPA 37.02.01 Comprehensive State Water Plan Rules||Terminated|
|IWRB||Dam Safety||ZBR* Rulemaking - IDAPA 37.03.06 Safety of Dam Rules||Rulemaking Postponed Until 2022|
|IWRB||Compliance Bureau||ZBR* Rulemaking - IDAPA 37.03.07.61 Stream Channel Alterations Rule 61 (Minimum Standards for Suction Dredges and Non-Powered Sluice Equipment)||Final Rule Adopted March 18, 2022|
|IWRB/IDWR||All||Omnibus Temporary Non-Fee Rulemaking||Final Rule Adopted March 18, 2022|
*ZBR stands for “zero-base” rulemaking or rulemaking by the IWRB and IDWR conducted in compliance with the Governor’s Zero-Based Regulation Executive Order 2020-01.
If you have questions about IDWR’s rulemaking process contact email@example.com or contact Mat Weaver, IDWR’s Rules Review Officer, at 208.287.4800.