Day 29 of 35 update
Legislative Daily Update Day: 29 of 35 updated
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SB 10 which is the GF&P Boating under the influence Bill passed Full House as Amended, so will need to go back to senate for concurrence.
HB 1198 passed Senate on a vote of 33 yeays and 2 excused now it will be going to Gov. for his signature.
We will continue to monitor all Bills until the end.....
HB=House bill SB=Senate bill
SDWF’s Comments on Individual Bills:
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HB 1018 is under Finalizations
HB 1019 is under Finalizations
HB 1020 is under Finalizations
HB 1074 under finalizations
HB 1080 Under finalizations
HB 1081 under finalizations
HB 1082 under finalizations
HB 1087 under finalizations
HB 1090 under finalizations
HB 1091 under finalizations
HB 1092 Under finalizations
HB 1100 Under finalizations
HB 1117 Under Finalizations
HB 1132 Under Finalizations
HB 1153 Under finalizations
HB 1164 Under finalizations
HB 1166 Under finalizations
HB 1176 Under finalization
HB 1188 Under finalizations
HB 1198 Under finalizations
HB 1231 Under finalizations
HB 1237 Under finalizations.
HB 1240 Under finalizations
HB 1243 Under finalizations
HB 1252 Under finalizations
SB 10 revise certain provisions pertaining to boating while under the influence. SDWF Monitoring; This Bill if passed would bring the DUI laws for boating in line with auto DUI laws. Passed Senate Passed House Amended back to Senate for concurence. http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2012/Bill.aspx?Bill=10
SB 10 Under House
SB 22 Under finalization
SB 40 Under finalizations SB 88 Under finalizations
SB 143 Under finalizations
SB 150 Under finalization
SB 153 Under finalization
HB 1018 repeals certain obsolete or unnecessary provisions pertaining to the Department of Game, Fish and Parks. Self explanatory. SDWF supports; Passed House to Passed Senate to Gov.http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2012/Bill.aspx?Bill=1018
HB 1019 revise the license fee for snowmobiles and to revise the period of such license. SDWF supports; Brings snowmobile licensing in line with other motor vehicles. Passed House passed Senate to Gov.'s office for signature http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2012/Bill.aspx?Bill=1019
HB 1020 authorize the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to sell the Marcotte Tract located within the Marcotte Game Production Area in Meade County to the City of Sturgis. SDWF supports House Passed to Passed Senate to the Gov. for signature. http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2012/Bill.aspx?Bill=1020
HB 1074 exempt certain counties from restrictions relating to the taking of muskrat. House Ag. Tabled (DEAD) http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2012/Bill.aspx?File=HB1074P.htm
HB 1080 waive certain licensure requirements to hunt fox and coyote with firearms. SDWF Opposes; House did not pass 30 yeas to 40 nays (Dead)http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2012/Bill.aspxFile=HB1080P.htm
HB 1081 revise certain provisions relating to the killing of any mountain lion to protect human life, livestock, or pets. SDWF Opposes; . House Ag. passed to 41st day (dead).http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2012/Bill.aspx?Bill=1081
HB 1082 provide certain exceptions to Department of Game, Fish and Parks promulgated rules pertaining to the taking of mountain lions SDWF opposes; House Ag. passed to 41st day (dead) http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2012/Bill.aspx?File=HB1082P.htm
HB 1087 limit the terms of certain conservation easements. SDWF opposes; House failed to pass 22 yeas - 45 nays. http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2012/Bill.aspx?File=HB1087P.htm
HB 1091 revise the issuance of temporary nonresident waterfowl licenses.Died on House Floor 29 yeas 37 nays http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2012/Bill.aspx?File=HB1091P.htm
HB 1090 provide for the issuance of deer hunting licenses to certain landowners for use by family members. SDWF Opposes;House Ag. Tabled (DEAD) 1-31-2012 http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2012/Bill.aspx?File=HB1090P.htm
HB 1092 authorize the sale of nonresident duck hunting licenses in certain counties.House State Affairs, TABLED (DEAD)http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2012/Bill.aspx?File=HB1092P.htm
HB 1100 revise the number of ownership acres necessary to qualify for certain big game hunting licenses to be used on a landowner's own property. SDWF opposes; House failed to pass 30 yeas to 40 nays http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2012/Bill.aspx? File=HB1100P.htm
HB 1117 provide for the taking of muskrats by shooting under certain conditions. SDWF is monitoring; House passed to Passed Senate to the Gov. http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2012/Bill.aspx?File=HB1117P.htm
HB 1132 prohibit businesses and employers from establishing certain policies against the ability of an invitee or employee to store firearms and ammunition in a locked motor vehicle parked on the premises. House Passed to 2-24-2012, Senate passed to 41st day (Dead) SDWF Supports; http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2012/Bill.aspx?File=HB1132P.htm
HB 1153 revise and clarify certain provisions relating to the revocation of fur dealer licenses. SDWF supports;Passed House 2-16-2012 Senate Ag. passed waiting the Gov.'s signature. http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2012/Bill.aspx?File=HB1153P.htm
HB 1164 appropriate money for the repair of state-owned dams managed by the Office of School and Public Lands and the Department of Game, Fish, and Parks. Passed to 41st day DEAD http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2012/Bill.aspx?File=HB1164P.htm
HB 1166 require the departments of Agriculture and Game, Fish and Parks to provide certain actions and funding specified in the South Dakota black-tailed prairie dog conservation and management plan. SDWF opposes; House State Affairs Tabled (Dead) http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2012/Bill.aspx?File=HB1166P.htm
HB 1176 authorize certain party hunting methods and practices pertaining to the hunting of big game. Passed to 41st day. (DEAD)http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2012/Bill.aspx?File=HB1176P.htm
HB 1188 provide widows and widowers of certain veterans free or reduced fees for certain hunting and fishing licenses and admission to state parks and other facilities. SDWF is monitoring; Passed full house to 2-2-12, Senate Ag. passed to 41st day (Dead) http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2012/Bill.aspx?File=HB1188P.htm
HB 1198 revise the definition of firearm to include certain muzzle-loading and black powder weapons. Passed House to Passed Senate to Gov. SDWF Monitoring ; http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2012/Bill.aspx?File=HB1198P.htm
HB 1231provide that hydraulic fracturing is an acceptable recovery process in South Dakota. Passed to 41 st day (Dead). SDWF is monitoring and opposed as to the bill as written: http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2012/Bill.aspx?Bill=1231
HB 1237assess agricultural land based on its actual use. 2-7-2012, House Taxation. passed to 41 st day (Dead) SDWF Supports; . http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2012/Bill.aspx?File=HB1237P.htm
HB 1240 separately classify, assess, and tax agricultural land that is leased for certain purposes that restrict the use of the land. , House Taxation passed to 41 st day (Dead)
HB 1243 require that notice be provided before certain drainage activities are undertaken Tabled (Dead). SDWF monitoring; http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2012/Bill.aspx?File=HB1243P.htm
HB 1252 require the placement of fluorescent orange material on certain big game hunting blinds. House passed to 41 st day. (Dead) SDWF monitoring http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2012/Bill.aspx?File=HB1252P.htm
HB 1262 provide a license for certain small scale mechanized mining operations House Ag passed to 41st day (Dead). SDWF is monitoring and opposes http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2012/Bill.aspx?File=HB1262P.htm
SB 22 revise certain provisions regarding the vacation or the change of location of county and Township Highways on school and public lands. SDWF supports; Senate passed to House Passed waiting Gov.'s Sig. http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2012/Bill.aspx?Bill=22
SB 88revise the allowable time periods for use of nonresident small game hunting licenses. SDWF opposes; Senate Ag. passed to 41st day. (DEAD) http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2012/Bill.aspx?File=SB88P.htm
SB 40 permit a county to authorize temporary fencing within rights-of-way subject to its jurisdiction. Passed to 41st day (DEAD) http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2012/Bill.aspx?Bill=40
SB 143 increase the number of allowable nonresident waterfowl hunting days. Passed to 41st day (DEAD) http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2012/Bill.aspx?File=SB143P.htm
SB 150 authorize counties and townships to permit fencing within the rights-of-way of certain minimum maintenance roads. Senate Tabled (DEAD) http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2012/Bill.aspx?File=SB150P.htm
SB 153 authorize the transfer of certain landowner preference big game licenses. Senate Ag. passed to 41st day (DEAD) http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2012/Bill.aspx?File=SB153P.htm
Hints to use the SD legislative e-mail system:To easily send the same e-mail to multiple legislators, use this internet address: http://legis.state.sd.us/email/LegislatorEmail.aspx
If your computer is connected to the internet, simply hold the cursor over the address above, hold down the Ctrl key and click the mouse, and you will go to the correct page on the internet. You can also cut and paste the address into your browser, but there is no need to.
-When the page opens up, fill out your e-mail address in the “from” line.
-Select a senator or representative in the drop down box, for example Sen. Smith.
-Put the HB or SB number and a brief description in the subject line. An example would be “HB 1237 assess agricultural land based on its actual use”
-Write your message. (You can first write it in Word to make sure of spelling and grammar, and then cut and paste it into the message block.)
-Sign your name, at the very least. You can also put your address and phone.
-You will get a message on the page saying your mail has been sent to Senator Smith.
-Your message and e-mail address and everything else are still there.
-Pick another name from the drop down list.
-Pick another name.
-Repeat until you have mailed everyone you want. After the first e-mail, each additional e-mail takes only seconds.
Legislators listen when they hear from a large number of people. Use your own words where you can. They ignore most petitions, mass mailings and unsigned letters.
For best results, please be concise, sincere and respectful.