Daily Legislative update
Legislative Daily Updates Day: 36
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We have been monitoring the Budget process very closely, during these last few days of this Legislature. It looks like all of our issues and the Budget process has no hidden surprises for our ourdoor interests here in SD. This will be the last Legislative update this year!
Thank you all for a great and so very productive Session!
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Bills are listed from the newest introduced (largest Bill number) to oldest (smaller Bill number)
House Bill’s = Green
Senate = Orange
SDWF’s Comments on Individual Bills:
Location of Bill and scheduled hearings:
Link to actual Bill:
HB 1220 is located under finalizations
HB 1210 is located under finalizations
HB 1195 is located under finalizations
HB 1188 is located under finalizations
HB 1178 is located under finalizations
HB 1166 is located under finalizations
HB 1164 is located under finalizations
HB 1163 is located under finalizations
HB 1149 is located under finalizations
HB 1143 is located under finalizations
HB 1129 is located under finalizations
HB 1124 is loacted under finalizations
HB 1123 is located under finalizations
HB 1097 is located under finalizations
HB 1086 is located under finalizations
HB 1079 is located under finalizations
HB 1068 is located under finalizations
HB 1065 is located under finalizations
HB 1064 is located under finalizations
HB 1063 is located under finaizations
HB 1048 is located under finalizations
HB 1047 is located under finalizations
HB 1037 is located under finalizations
HB 1006 is located under finalizations
HB 1005 is located under finalizations
SB 193 is under finalizations
SB 148 is under finalizations
SB 106 is under finalizations
SB 91 is under finalizations
SB 55 is under finalizations
Finalizations of Bills:
SB 193 authorize counties to issue additional on-sale licenses for
certain facilities located on hunting preserves
Hearings; Passed Senate; Passed House To the Gov.
SB 148 increase the authorized number of nonresident waterfowl
hunting licenses and to revise certain provisions regarding the
number of allowable nonresident hunting days.
Hearings: Senate Ag. Passed to 41st Day. (DEAD)http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2011/Bill.aspx?Bill=148
SB 106 provide for reciprocal nonresident trapping licenses
Hearing; Passed Senate to Passed Househttp://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2011/Bill.aspx?Bill=106
SB 91 revise certain provisions relating to nonresident
special deer hunting licenses in central South Dakota.
Hearing; Senate Ag., Passed to 41st Day (DEAD)http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2011/Bill.aspx?Bill=91
SB 55 allows the shooting of coyotes from snowmobiles.
SDWF is not in favor of this Bill.
Hearing; Passed Senate to Passed House TO Gov.
HB 1220 permit a nonresident youth to purchase a resident
small game hunting license
Hearings; House Ag. Tabled (DEAD)
HB 1210 provide for the lease of hunting rights on certain
school and public lands.
Hearings: House Ag, passed to 41st day. (DEAD)
HB 1195 restrict, under certain circumstances, the creation
and transfer of conservation easements
Hearings; House Judiciary,Passed to 41st day. (DEAD)
HB 1166 restrict, under certain circumstances, the transfer of
certain land parcels by the federal government.
Hearings; House State Affairs, Passed to 41st day (DEAD)
HB 1188 authorize landowners and lessees to possess
certain game animal and game bird trophies.
Hearings; House Ag Passed to 41st Day. (DEAD)http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2011/Bill.aspx?Bill=1188
HB 1178 restrict the entry of conservation officers onto
certain private land without permission
House killed it 21 to 48 vote.
HB 1164 authorize senior citizens to hunt from vehicles
Hearings; House Ag Passed to 41st Day. (DEAD)
HB 1163 allow certain disabled veterans to obtain a disabled hunter
Hearings; House Failed to Pass
HB 1149 allow legal residents of the United States to obtain a
concealed pistol permit. SDWF will monitor
Hearings: House Passed Passed Senate to Gov.
HB 1143 establish special duck hunting seasons for
Hearings; House Ag, Tabled (DEAD)
HB 1129 define a loaded firearm.
Hearings; Full House Tabled
HB 1124 authorize the taking of carp by snagging
Hearings; House Ag Passed to 41 st Day. (DEAD)http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2011/Bill.aspx?Bill=1124HB 1123 provide for reciprocal nonresident trapping licenses
Hearings; House AgPassed to 41st Day. (DEAD)http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2011/Bill.aspx?Bill=1123
HB 1097 Changes the way Grass is taxed.
House Ag. passed to 41st day. (DEAD)
HB 1086 require the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to
receive the approval of the Senate before acquiring certain
land.House State Affairs opassed to 41st Day. (DEAD)
HB 1079 repeal certain provisions related to the purchase of
firearms by out-of-state residents.
Hearings;Passed House Passed Senate to Gov.
HB 1074 revise the allowable time periods for use of
nonresident small game hunting licenses.
Hearings; Defeated in Full House
HB 1068require that certain land acquisitions by the State
of South Dakota be conditioned upon subsequent legislative
House State Affairs passed to 41st Day. (DEAD)
HB 1065 transfer money from the Department of Game, Fish
and Parks to South Dakota State University for wildlife and
fisheries instruction. Hearings; House Approp passed to 41
st day (DEAD)
HB 1064 deposit certain funds associated with snowmobiles and
motorized boats into the state highway fund.
House Transportation passed to 41st day (DEAD) 13-0
HB 1063 provide for the deposit in the general fund of the
proceeds from the sale of certain contraband or abandoned
items by the Department of Game, Fish and Parks.
Hearings;House Approp passed to 41st day (DEAD)
HB 1048provide for the distribution of the proceeds of
certain civil fines and civil penalties
Hearing: House Judiciary, RM # 413, 10am. (Table Dead)
HB 1047 revise certain prairie dog shooting season
Hearings; Passed House Passed Senate to Gov.http://legis.state.sd.us/sessions/2011/Bill.aspx?Bill=1047
HB 1037 revise certain posting requirements relating to hunting in the Black Hills Fire Protection District
Passed Full House 68-0 to Senate passed,
HB 1006 authorizes certain air guns for use in hunting certain
Hearing; Passed full House, Passed Senate to the Gov.
HB 1005 Revise certain provisions pertaining to private
Hearing; Passed full House, Passed Senate to the Gov.
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 1067: Restrict entry of conservation officers.”
-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.
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-Repeat until you have mailed everyone you want. After the first e-mail, each additional
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