Day 8

Friday, January 21, 2022

Legislative Daily Update: Day 8 of 38

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HB 1112 was introduced today.

HB = House Bill     SB = Senate Bill

SDWF comments on the Bill

Location of Bill and scheduled hearing of Bill

Link to actual Bill

House Bills: 

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. no hearing scheduled

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 this bill. House Ag. 745am, Rm 414, Tuesday 1-25-22 scheduled

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 Ag. no hearing scheduled.

HB 1090 require an annual report on nonmeandered waters. House Ag. No hearing scheduled 

HB 1112 authorize the use of crossbows by senior hunters. House Ag. no Hearing scheduled.

Senate Bills:

SB 73 provide for the use of artificial light and night-vision equipment while hunting coyotes and other predators. Senate Ag. no Hearing scheduled



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