South Dakota Legislative Update Wednesday, Feb 15

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Wednesday, February 15


House Education 7:45 am

Anti- labor union:::::

HB 1184     exempt certain persons working in postsecondary technical institutes from collective bargaining provisions.


House State Affairs 7:45 am

HB 1141     provide for a legislative task force to consider certain legislation proposed to revise provisions regarding the initiative and referendum process in South Dakota.

HB 1182     provide certain provisions that require the Governor to consult the Legislature before mobilizing the National Guard or law enforcement in certain circumstances.
HB 1165     provide for annually updated financial interest statements for any person elected to federal, statewide, or local office.


HB 1074     provide for limits on certain out-of-state contributions to ballot question committees


House Committee on Appropriations 8am

Trying to change the education formula:::::

HB 1111     revise the definition of fall enrollment for purposes of education funding.
HB 1158     revise the definition of fall enrollment for the purpose of calculating state aid to education payments to school districts.

HB 1199     repeal the lottery and certain gambling in South Dakota


House Judiciary 10am

HB 1200     revise certain provisions regarding contributions to ballot question committees




HB 1203     revise certain provisions regarding the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor.

HB 1155     revise the penalty for aggravated assault with the intent to disfigure the victim


Senate Local Government 8am

HB 1136*     revise certain election recount provisions


SB 160     establish provisions for the selection and instruction of delegates to an Article V convention for proposing an amendment to the United States Constitution


Senate Health and Human Services 10am

#CalltoAction, this is bad::::

SB 149     provide certain protections to faith-based or religious child-placement agencies


Senate State Affairs 10am

SB 124     require legislative authority for refugee actions under South Dakota law.
SB 135     revise certain meat labeling requirements.

SB 163     revise certain provisions regarding disclosure of contributors for independent campaign expenditures


Senate Taxation 10am

Fyi there was a freeze on property tax years ago, and a property tax relief in the education tax increase:::::

SB 169     impose a statewide property tax for purpose of providing funds to increase certain employee wages employed by community support providers and nursing facilities.

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