2005 Idaho Code - 67-7036 — TESTING BLOOD OF PERSONS KILLED IN VESSEL ACCIDENTS

                                  TITLE  67
                      STATE GOVERNMENT AND STATE AFFAIRS
                                  CHAPTER 70
                            IDAHO SAFE BOATING ACT
    67-7036.  TESTING BLOOD OF PERSONS KILLED IN VESSEL ACCIDENTS. The
director of the Idaho state police, jointly with the various county coroners,
shall provide a system and procedure whereby all coroners in the state of
Idaho shall obtain blood samples from all vessel operators who have died as a
result of and contemporaneously with an accident involving a vessel.
    All investigating sheriffs, deputy sheriffs, or police officers shall
report such fatalities to the county coroner or follow the procedure
established by the joint action of the director of the Idaho state police and
the various coroners.
    The blood sample, or result of blood testing, with such information as may
be required, will be delivered to the director of the Idaho state police or
his designee. Upon receipt of such sample the director will cause such tests
as may be required to determine the  amount of alcohol, narcotics and
dangerous drugs contained in such sample.
    The results of such tests shall be used exclusively for statistical
purposes and the sample shall never be identified with the name of the
deceased. Any person releasing or making public such information other than as
herein prescribed, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.

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