Month: February, 2022
Monday, February 7, 2022
Legislative Daily Update: Day 18 of 38
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HB 1141 and HB 1142 were combined by the House State Affairs and then voted to kill the combined bills, 11-2.
A few Legislative deadlines happening; Feb. 23, is crossover day, when bills need to be out of their house of origin.
HB = House Bill SB = Senate Bill
SDWF comments on the Bill
Location of Bill and scheduled hearing of Bill
Link to actual Bill
HB 1112 authorize the use of crossbows by senior hunters. SDWF-Camo will be opposing this. Currently anyone with a disability and a Dr’s. waiver can qualify for their use of a crossbow. House Ag. no Hearing scheduled. https://sdlegislature.gov/Session/Bill/22783
HB 1131 provide for a revocation of hunting, trapping, or fishing privileges SDWF-Camo is supporting this bill. House Ag. Passed to full House on Consent calendar. (No debate on the floor) https://sdlegislature.gov/Session/Bill/23130
HB 1296 provide for the killing of mountain lions under certain circumstances. SDWF-Camo is monitoring No Hearing scheduled. https://sdlegislature.gov/Session/Bill/23474
HB 1324 provide additional time for camping permit acquisition by residents. SDWF-Camo is monitoring. No Hearing scheduled https://sdlegislature.gov/Session/Bill/23347
SB 73 provide for the use of artificial light and night-vision equipment while hunting coyotes and other predators. SDWF-Camo is opposing this Legislation Senate Passed to House. https://sdlegislature.gov/Session/Bill/22919
SB 126 require closure of litigation over the recreational use of nonmeandered waters. SDWF Camo is supporting this bill. No Hearing scheduled https://sdlegislature.gov/Session/Bill/23159
SB 175 make an appropriation to the Department of Game, Fish and Parks for building a shooting range in western South Dakota and to declare an emergency. SDWF-Camo is supporting this bill. No Hearing scheduled, https://sdlegislature.gov/Session/Bill/23361
SB 178 replace the name of Custer State Park. SDWF-Camo is monitoring. No Hearing scheduled. https://sdlegislature.gov/Session/Bill/23438
SB 184 provide for limited elk licenses to landowners. SDWF-Camo is monitoring Senate Ag, Rm 423, 10 am 2-8-22 https://sdlegislature.gov/Session/Bill/23278
SB 200 make an appropriation to the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to purchase and construct boat cleaning stations, and to declare an emergency. SDWF-Camo is monitoring Senate Ag, Rm 423, 10 am 2-8-22 https://sdlegislature.gov/Session/Bill/23455
HB 1048 make an appropriation to the Department of Game, Fish and Parks for expanding Custer State Park and to declare an emergency. SDWF-Camo is opposing this current proposal, the location of the campground is in some of the best Wildlife habitat in CSP House Ag. Passed to 41st day. (DEAD) https://sdlegislature.gov/Session/Bill/23040
HB 1049 make an appropriation to the Department of Game, Fish and Parks for building a shooting range near Rapid City and to declare an emergency. SDWF-Camo is monitoring/supporting this bill. House Ag. passed to 41st day (DEAD) https://sdlegislature.gov/Session/Bill/23041
HB 1072 revise the safety zone within which a firearm may be discharged or trapping activities may occur. House Ag. no hearing scheduled SDWF-Camo is opposing, it would greatly impact legal road hunting in eastern SD. Due to smaller and closer farms. House vote Failed to pass 19 to 45 (DEAD) https://sdlegislature.gov/Session/Bill/22972
HB 1090 require an annual report on nonmeandered waters. SDWF-Camo is supporting this Legislation Passed to 41st day (DEAD) https://sdlegislature.gov/Session/Bill/22581
HB1141 exempt members of Indian tribes in South Dakota from hunting and fishing license fees. SDWF- Camo is monitoring. House State Affairs, Combined with HB 1142 and killed (Dead) https://sdlegislature.gov/Session/Bill/23210
HB 1142 exempt members of Indian tribes from admission fees, camping permit fees, and park service fees of state parks SDWF- Camo is monitoring. House State Affairs, combined with HB 1142 and was killed (DEAD) https://sdlegislature.gov/Session/Bill/23212
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