The new end-of-session process...

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The Idaho Legislature followed a new process this year at the end of its session, sparked in part by an Idaho Supreme Court decision last year that held that bills lawmakers pass are null and void unless they’re presented to the governor before lawmakers adjourn their session sine die, for the year. Under the Idaho Constitution, the governor has five days once he’s presented with a bill to either sign it into law, veto it, or allow it to become law without his signature; once lawmakers have adjourned sine die, he has 10 days. But the Legislature this year, after working to ensure it had delivered all its bills to the governor before wrapping up its work, then opted to remain in session for another five days, to preserve its option to override any...

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The new end-of-session process...

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