Policies and Procedures

The following are sources of information for the rules, statutes, and guiding policies that govern the work of the department. Additionally, information about current rulemaking is available in the Idaho Administrative Bulletin, and notifications for negotiated rulemaking and public hearings for rules are posted in our Newsroom.

Policies library

All department guidance policies are available in our department library.

Rules & statutes

The department rules are available on the Department of Administration website; rules are required to be reviewed on a five-year schedule. The department statutes are found in Title 39 and Title 56 of the Idaho code

COVID-19 impacts
Rules and statutes waived to assist in Idaho’s response to COVID-19 during the state emergency declaration
Administrative Rules Unit
If you have questions regarding a Department rulemaking or would like information on how to provide us with your comments, contact:

DHW - Administrative Rules Unit
450 W. State Street - 10th Floor P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0036
United States