|Bill Number||Bill Heading||Bill De ion|
|HB 00||2021 Session Preview||
Week 7 was very busy with Cross Over Day on Thursday and we were in the Capitol until midnight to get all the House bills through the House. Now we move to the second body with the bills.
Work will begin in earnest on the Budget now.
We have 2 weeks left so it will get hectic getting all bills through the second body and and putting budget together.
In addition the House will be dealing with HR 7001 – Resolution to impeach Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg. Resolution will be in House State Affairs.
Have a good week!
|HB 1034,1035,1036, 1047, 1087,1092, 1111,1112,1140, and SB 160||Hunting bills||
These are bills relating to hunting if you are interested. There are quite a few so you need to click on a particular bill number to read the content.
|HB 1053||Electric cars||
Bill established an annual fee of $100.00 in addition to the license fee. This bill does not include motorcycles propelled by electric motor. Fees will be deposited in the state highway fund. Bill was amended to fifty dollar fee and then passed committee 12-0. Passed House 51-18.Hearing in Senate Transportation – passed 6-1 and passed Senate 29-6.
|HB 1061||Marijuana in cars||
Bill prohibits smoking marijuana and its derivatives in motor vehicle. Class two misdemeanor. Also lists some unauthorized conduct. Amended in House Judiciary committee to include consuming and penalty is now Class 1 misdemeanor. Bill was amended to public highway or right of way on public highway and also changed to a Class 2 misdemeanor. Bill then passed committee 11-1 and passed House 61-6
|SB 34||Broadband expansion||
Bill requests $100 million appropriation to expand broadband in the state. Bill sent to Joint Appropriations Committee and was amended to $75 million
|SB 35||Marijuana appropriation||
Bill requests $4 million to Revenue and Dept of Health to implement the legalization, regulation, and taxation of marijuana. Has an emergency clause. Assigned to Senate State Affairs and is now in Appropriations Committee
|SB 59||Changes in obligation recovery program||
Bill revises the allocation of fees collected by the obligation recovery center regarding co-owners of cars, motorcycles, and boats. Fund will be in the Bureau of Administration. Gives information on the hearing process and venue. Bill passed Senate Appropriations Committee 8-1. Bill passed Senate 31-2. Bill passed House committee 12-0
|SB 82||Regulations for car, boat, snowmobile dealers||
Bill requires information to the public, supplying an abstract of title history for fee of $5.00 for cars and boats, snowmobiles. Record and files must be kept for 5 years. Bill was amended and passed Senate 35-0. Bill was amended in House Committee and then passed 13-0, passed House 68-0. Senate concurred with amendment 35-0.Gov signed.
|SB 84||Funds for Veterans Memorial Centers||
Bill appropriates $2.5 million to the Dept of Veterans Affairs for purpose of providing grants for construction of Veterans Memorial Centers in South Dakota. Referred to Joint Appropriations Committee and bill was amended to just Aberdeen. Passed Appropriations Committee 5-0 – Hearing on 3/1.
|HB 1075||Gun bill||
Bill is a bit unusual – limit directives and incentives for extreme risk protection orders – it is a pre-emptive bill that prevents any federal statute, regulation or exec order to take guns from people convicted of domestic violence, which is the current law. Bill was amended to exclude any domestic violence or stalking laws – passed committee 10-3 and passed House 59-7.
|HB 1079||Charitable organizations||
Governor’s bill to not require an agency, bureau, dept, excutive branch, board or commission to file or make any report required of a charitable organization. Bill was amended and then passed House 62-8. Bill was amended in Senate committee and then passed 7-1, passed Senate 32-3. House concurred with the amendment – 59-9.
|SB 100, 101, 111, 129||Gun bills||
All bills dealing with some gun issue
|HB 1095, 1100, 1147, and SB 141. HB 1203, 1225, SB 187||Marijuana Bills||
All bills dealing with some issue around marijuana. Some of these will start through the process this week but rumor has it that we will end up with only one or two bills dealing with the process and implementation.
|SB 143||Penalty for ingestion||
Bill deals with lessening the penalty for ingestion of controlled substances – making some charges a misdemeanor. Bill passed committee 5-2 and failed on Senate floor 8-25.
|SB 169||Removal of speeding violations||
Bill revises the time requirement for the automatic removal of speeding violations from a background check record. Bill has two amendments based on years that violation occurred. Bill passed committee 7-0 and was tabled on Senate floor 35-0.
|SB 174||Removing certain convictions from record||
Bill revises provisions related to the automatic removal of certain charges or convictions from a defendant’s public record. Bill passed committee 7-0 and passed Senate 35-0. Hearing in House committee on 3/1.
|SB 194||General budget bill||
This is the annual general budget bill that we will deal with at the end of session.
|HB 1212||Use of force||
This bill clarifies the use of force in dwellings and defines deadly force. Bill was amended and passed committee 10-1 and passed House 61-7.
|HB 1223||Social media censorship||
This bill prohibits certain social media censorship. Bill assigned to House Judiciary Committee and failed on House floor 32-37.
|HB 1231||Sports betting in Deadwood||
This bill authorizes, regulates, and taxes wagering on sporting events within the city limits of Deadwood and provides a penalty. A fiscal note has been requested so bill cannot be debated until we receive that. Bill was killed/41st day in committee – 11-1.
|HB 1100||Medical Marijuana||
This bill allows the Dept of Health to create a task force to meet this summer to determine rules, regulations, and implementation of medical marijuana for about 5 areas. Bill passed committee 10-3 and was further amended to be completed in 6 months around April and May. Also appointed a 10 member commission to deal with many of the areas. Passed House 40-28
|HB 1192||Motor scooters||
This bill was a hog house and now deals with defining motor scooters and where they can go. Bill passed committee 12-0 and passed House 59-9.
|HR 7001||Resolution of impeachment||
This House Resolution is to impeach the Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg for incident in September. Assigned to House State Affairs.