Rulemaking and Statutes

Public hearings on administrative rulemaking and statute changes have concluded and the comment period closed on August 15. The hearing officer issued recommendations based upon comments received during the hearings and through email submissions. Based upon his recommendations, the IPC adopted rules on August 29 regarding commissioner nominations. Also based on the recommendation, the IPC decided to allow further public comment on the issue of redistricting from those who have not yet submitted comments. We encourage you to read our proposed legislation and submit your comments through the link below. Written comments regarding redistricting will be accepted through October 17.

  • Adopted Rules Governing Nominations for Appointment as a Commissioner to the Idaho Potato Commission

  • Idaho Code 22-1202, Part 1: To provide that members of the Idaho Potato Commission serve at the pleasure of the governor, to strike redundant county references in grower districts, to have nomination procedures for Commissioner appointments to the Commission be adopted in accordance with IDAPA rules, to conform Commissioner terms of office to the Commission’s fiscal year; and to declare an emergency.

  • Idaho Code 22-1202, Part 2: To revise Idaho Potato Commission Commissioner districts, to provide that members of the Idaho Potato Commission serve at the pleasure of the governor, to have nomination procedures for Commissioner appointments to the Commission be adopted in accordance with IDAPA rules, to conform Commissioner terms of office to the Commission’s fiscal year; and to provide a delayed effective date.

  • Idaho Code 22-1204: To revise definitions related to grower, shipper, and processor qualifications to become and to vote for Commissioners of the Idaho Potato Commission; and to declare an emergency.

Written comments regarding redistricting can be sent through October 17. Click here to submit.


Public hearings about negotiated rulemaking and statutes took place on the dates below. The exhibits were documents presented at the hearings and considered by the hearing officer in making his final recommendation.

Negotiated Rulemaking Meetings
(All Times Are Local)

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
4:00 to 6:00pm

Exhibits for consideration


IPC Offices
661 S. Rivershore Ln., Ste. 230
Eagle, ID 83616

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
5:00 to 9:00pm

Exhibits for consideration


Burley Inn & Convention Center
800 N. Overland Avenue
Burley, ID 83318

Wednesday, August 1, 2018
5:00 to 9:00pm

Exhibits for consideration


Shoshone-Bannock Hotel
777 Bannock Trail
Fort Hall, ID 83203