Day 9 of 38
Monday, January 22, 2018
Legislative Daily Update: Day 9 of 38
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There was 1 new bill introduced today HB 1119..
HB = House Bill SB = Senate Bill
SDWF comments on the Bill
Location of Bill and scheduled hearing of Bill
Link to actual Bill
HB 1046 allow certain resident farmers or ranchers to receive a big game license during the Black Hills deer season. This is a GFP Bill, it would establish a landowner preference tag for landowners in the Black Hills. SDWF supports Passed House Ag. To full House
HB 1047 revise certain provisions defining fur-bearing animals. GFP Bill it adds River Otter and Fisher to fur bearers list. SDWF supports Passed House Ag. To full House
HB 1081 extend the effective date of certain provisions regarding the recreational use of nonmeandered water. SDWF is opposed, The Leg. needs to pass fair and equitable Legislation for water in SD. No hearing scheduled but has been sent to House State Affairs
HB 1106 authorize hunting preference points to be granted to persons age ten years or older This would allow 10-11 year olds to purchase preference points to use when they get old enough to get into the regular drawing for big game tags. . No Hearing Scheduled
HB 1107 revise and repeal various provisions regarding the construction and maintenance of county and township highways and bridges. SDWF is monitoring. No Hearing Scheduled
HB 1119 revise certain provisions regarding riparian buffer strips. No Hearing Scheduled
SB 24 extend the effective date of certain provisions regarding the recreational use of nonmeandering water. SDWF does not support the extension, we support passing equitable and fair water law. Passed Senate Ag, to full Senate
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Categories: 2018 Legislative Bills