Day 4 of 40 Daily Legislative Update

Friday, January 11, 2019

Nothing new in the Leg. today. Here is info. on Camo Day.

SDWF Legislative Camo-Coalition Day is set for Monday, Jan. 28,2019 We invite all outdoor enthusiasts and organizations to join us in Pierre. We need your organization and your members in Pierre to show support for our outdoor pursuits and natural resources in South Dakota’s legislative process.

On Camo-Coalition Day, we will gather starting at 7:30 am on the 3rd Floor of the Capital building. We will provide breakfast in both the President’s Lobby behind the Senate and in the Speaker’s Lobby behind the House. When we meet on the 3rd floor, we will organize with name tags for identification, and note sheets explaining legislative bills of interest. Camo-Coalition will be there to organize and guide you to find your own local Legislators that represent you.

Lunch sponsors for camo (may change)

SD Waterfowl Assoc.
SD Ducks Unlimited
SDWF Camo
SD Division of the Izaak Walton League
Friends of the Big Sioux
East River Sierra Club

 


Categories2019 Legislative Bills

Day 3 of 40 Daily Legislative Update

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Legislative Daily Update: Day 3 of 40

Brought to you by SDWF Camo-Coalition

Nothing new was introduced today, HB 1123, 1124 will be in House Ag. Tuesday morning.

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 1023: revise certain provisions regarding the sale and purchase of big game animal parts.  This removes one law and alters another one is a GFP bill, House Ag. 1-15-2019, RM. 464, 745 amhttp://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1023&Session=2019 House Ag. 1-15-2019, RM. 464, 745 am

HB 1024: authorize certain species of game fish to be used as bait. If passed would allow Lake Herring and Sunfish to be used as bait for cat fishing, House Ag. 1-15-2019, RM. 464, 745 am

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1024&Session=2019

 

Senate Bills:

SB 33: authorize the commissioner of school and public lands to sell and acquire certain real property. If passed it is to allow the SPL to buy and trade for access to larger land locked SPL lands, No Hearing set.http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=33&Session=2019

Finalizations:

 

How to contact your Legislator:

Go to   http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislators/ContactLegislator.aspx?Session=2018 this will pull up all members of the House and Senate simply click on the Legislator you want your message sent to and create or paste your message.

If you do not know who your Legislator is go to this link:

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislators/Who_Are_My_Legislators/default.aspx?CurrentSession=True

Or call and leave a message with the pages; tell them who message is for, the message, who you are. The page will deliver your phone message to their desk

Senate 773-3821

House 773-3851

Please write your response in your own words. It is fine to use our suggestions, but best if you do not simply just copy our points. Make your message a personal note from you to them. Include a family fishing picture if you have one for effect. As always, be polite and respectful.

Please include your name, number and address on all messages sent to your Legislators.

Thank you for all that you do! Together we can and do make a difference!

 


Categories2019 Legislative Bills

Day 2 of 40 Daily Legislative Update

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Legislative Daily Update: Day 2 of 40

Brought to you by SDWF Camo-Coalition

The big machine takes a while to get up and going. There is a lot of information and reports in the first week to ten days.

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 1023: revise certain provisions regarding the sale and purchase of big game animal parts.  No hearing set, House Ag. No hearing scheduled yet http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1023&Session=2019

HB 1024: authorize certain species of game fish to be used as bait. No hearing set,

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1024&Session=2019

 

Senate Bills:

SB 33: authorize the commissioner of school and public lands to sell and acquire certain real property. If passed it is to allow the SPL to buy and trade for access to larger land locked SPL lands, No Hearing set.http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=33&Session=2019

Finalizations:

 

How to contact your Legislator:

Go to   http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislators/ContactLegislator.aspx?Session=2018 this will pull up all members of the House and Senate simply click on the Legislator you want your message sent to and create or paste your message.

If you do not know who your Legislator is go to this link:

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislators/Who_Are_My_Legislators/default.aspx?CurrentSession=True

Or call and leave a message with the pages; tell them who message is for, the message, who you are. The page will deliver your phone message to their desk

Senate 773-3821

House 773-3851

Please write your response in your own words. It is fine to use our suggestions, but best if you do not simply just copy our points. Make your message a personal note from you to them. Include a family fishing picture if you have one for effect. As always, be polite and respectful.

Please include your name, number and address on all messages sent to your Legislators.

Thank you for all that you do! Together we can and do make a difference!

 


Categories2019 Legislative Bills

Day 1 of 40 Daily Legislative Update

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Today Gov. Noem gave her budget adress; there are 2 GFP bills that have been introduced, but not assigned I will get the daily alerts going as soon as these bills start moving.

Looking forward to a good Session.

Chris


Categories2019 Legislative Bills

Day 35 of 38

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Legislative Daily Update: Day 35 of 38

Brought to you by SDWF Camo-Coalition

The last of our Bills that we were watching has now passed to the Gov.

The water issue was not a real productive topic for sportsmen/women here in SD this year. It is an election year and SDWF will be publishing the names of friendly Legislators and we will be publishing the voting records of those who did not support resident sportsmen/women.

Again thank you all for the help and concern for our outdoor issues here in SD.

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:  

Senate Bills:

Finalizations:

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 Passed Senate to Gov.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1046&Session=2018

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 Passed Senate to Gov.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1047&Session=2018

HB 1081 extend the effective date of certain provisions regarding the recreational use of nonmeandered water. SDWF is opposed, SDWF opposed, The Leg. needs to pass fair and equitable Legislation for water in SD.  Passed House PASSED Senate to Gov.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1081&Session=2018

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 SDWF supports. Passed House passed Senate to Gov.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1106&Session=2018

HB 1107 revise and repeal various provisions regarding the construction and maintenance of county and township highways and bridges. SDWF is monitoring Passed House Passed Senate

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1107&Session=2018

HB 1119 revise certain provisions regarding riparian buffer strips. This is a good bill if passed would allow County Commissioners to expand the riparian buffer strips legislation and where it is applicable and able to be used.  Passed House to Senate Ag. To Senate Consent passed now to Gov.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1119&Session=2018

HB 1140 revise certain provisions regarding access to public water. SDWF Supports, if passed would help stop the closing of access to water and public hunting areas in the state.  House Passed passed  Senate to the Gov.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1140&Session=2018

 

HB 1148 revise certain provisions regarding the eligibility to serve on the Game, Fish, and Parks Commission SDWF is monitoring Passed full House to the Senate Ag, Placed on consent and passed

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1148&Session=2018

HB 1217 repeal a provision that prohibits hunting of mourning doves on certain property.

SDWF supports this Legislation. House passed, Senate Ag, Senate failed to pass (Dead)

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1217&Session=2018

HB 1219 revise certain provisions regarding the use of night vision equipment in hunting Passed House, Passed Senate to Gov.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1219&Session=2018

 

HB 1246 revise certain provisions regarding restricting recreational use on inundated private property. This is a very bad bill, it would allow the landowner of a MEANDERED lake that has expanded out of its meandered boundary to close the public’s water. This would affect lakes like Bitter, Waubay there seems to be no end? House State Affairs Tabled (DEAD) http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1246&Session=2018

  HB 1257 provide for the abandonment of certain highways by townships and counties SDWF is supporting and passed House Local Govt .Passed House Passed Senate to the Gov. for his signature

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1257&Session=2018

 

HB 1295 revise certain provisions regarding the eligibility to serve on the Game, Fish and Parks Commission SDWF is opposed we would like to see it stay here it is 3 west river 5 east river based on SD population numbers Senate Ag passed to 41st day (Dead) http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1295&Session=2018

HJR 1005 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to fishing, hunting, and trappingNo Passed to 41st day (Dead)

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=HJR1005&Session=2018

SB 24 extend the effective date of certain provisions regarding the recreational use of meandered water. SDWF does not support any extension, we support passing equitable and fair water law. Passed Senate to House failed in House.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=24&Session=2018

SB 137 revise certain provisions regarding the minimum hunting age SDWF monitoring Senate Amended and passed  House to Gov.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=137&Session=2018

 

SB 170 direct the implementation of the requirements of certain provisions regarding non meandered watersSponsor asked bill t be tabled. (Dead)

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=170&Session=2018

SB 199 revise certain provisions regarding nonmeandered waters. SDWF supports the sportsmen/women’s compromise Passed Senate Ag failed Senate vote to calendar

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=199&Session=2018

SB 211 create a Legislative Water Management Committee. SDWF opposes Senate Ag Died on Floor

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=211&Session=2018

 

How to contact your Legislator:

Go to   http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislators/ContactLegislator.aspx?Session=2018 this will pull up all members of the House and Senate simply click on the Legislator you want your message sent to and create or paste your message.

If you do not know who your Legislator is go to this link:

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislators/Who_Are_My_Legislators/default.aspx?CurrentSession=True

Or call and leave a message with the pages; tell them who message is for, the message, who you are. The page will deliver your phone message to their desk

Senate 773-3821

House 773-3851

Please write your response in your own words. It is fine to use our suggestions, but best if you do not simply just copy our points. Make your message a personal note from you to them. Include a family fishing picture if you have one for effect. As always, be polite and respectful.

Please include your name, number and address on all messages sent to your Legislators.

 

 

Thank you for all that you do! Together we can and do make a difference!

 


Categories2018 Legislative Bills

Day 34 of 38

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Legislative Daily Update: Day 34 of 38

Brought to you by SDWF Camo-Coalition

The Capital was about the only thing open again today in Pierre.

HB 1140 (access to non-meandered water) passed Senate 23 yeas 10 nays

SB 137 (min. hunting age) passed both sides awaiting the Gov,’s signature.

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 1257 provide for the abandonment of certain highways by townships and counties SDWF is supporting and passed House Local Govt .Passed House to Senate Local Govt passed now to full House vote.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1257&Session=2018

Senate Bills:

 

Finalizations:

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 Passed Senate to Gov.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1046&Session=2018

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 Passed Senate to Gov.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1047&Session=2018

HB 1081 extend the effective date of certain provisions regarding the recreational use of nonmeandered water. SDWF is opposed, SDWF opposed, The Leg. needs to pass fair and equitable Legislation for water in SD.  Passed House PASSED Senate to Gov.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1081&Session=2018

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 SDWF supports. Passed House passed Senate to Gov.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1106&Session=2018

HB 1107 revise and repeal various provisions regarding the construction and maintenance of county and township highways and bridges. SDWF is monitoring Passed House Passed Senate

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1107&Session=2018

HB 1119 revise certain provisions regarding riparian buffer strips. This is a good bill if passed would allow County Commissioners to expand the riparian buffer strips legislation and where it is applicable and able to be used.  Passed House to Senate Ag. To Senate Consent passed now to Gov.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1119&Session=2018

HB 1140 revise certain provisions regarding access to public water. SDWF Supports, if passed would help stop the closing of access to water and public hunting areas in the state.  House Passed passed  Senate to the Gov.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1140&Session=2018

 

HB 1148 revise certain provisions regarding the eligibility to serve on the Game, Fish, and Parks Commission SDWF is monitoring Passed full House to the Senate Ag, Placed on consent and passed

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1148&Session=2018

HB 1217 repeal a provision that prohibits hunting of mourning doves on certain property.

SDWF supports this Legislation. House passed, Senate Ag, Senate failed to pass (Dead)

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1217&Session=2018

HB 1219 revise certain provisions regarding the use of night vision equipment in hunting Passed House, Passed Senate to Gov.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1219&Session=2018

 

HB 1246 revise certain provisions regarding restricting recreational use on inundated private property. This is a very bad bill, it would allow the landowner of a MEANDERED lake that has expanded out of its meandered boundary to close the public’s water. This would affect lakes like Bitter, Waubay there seems to be no end? House State Affairs Tabled (DEAD) http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1246&Session=2018

HB 1295 revise certain provisions regarding the eligibility to serve on the Game, Fish and Parks Commission SDWF is opposed we would like to see it stay here it is 3 west river 5 east river based on SD population numbers Senate Ag passed to 41st day (Dead) http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1295&Session=2018

HJR 1005 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to fishing, hunting, and trappingNo Passed to 41st day (Dead)

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=HJR1005&Session=2018

SB 24 extend the effective date of certain provisions regarding the recreational use of meandered water. SDWF does not support any extension, we support passing equitable and fair water law. Passed Senate to House failed in House.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=24&Session=2018

SB 137 revise certain provisions regarding the minimum hunting age SDWF monitoring Senate Amended and passed  House to Gov.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=137&Session=2018

 

SB 170 direct the implementation of the requirements of certain provisions regarding non meandered watersSponsor asked bill t be tabled. (Dead)

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=170&Session=2018

SB 199 revise certain provisions regarding nonmeandered waters. SDWF supports the sportsmen/women’s compromise Passed Senate Ag failed Senate vote to calendar

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=199&Session=2018

SB 211 create a Legislative Water Management Committee. SDWF opposes Senate Ag Died on Floor

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=211&Session=2018

 

How to contact your Legislator:

Go to   http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislators/ContactLegislator.aspx?Session=2018 this will pull up all members of the House and Senate simply click on the Legislator you want your message sent to and create or paste your message.

If you do not know who your Legislator is go to this link:

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislators/Who_Are_My_Legislators/default.aspx?CurrentSession=True

Or call and leave a message with the pages; tell them who message is for, the message, who you are. The page will deliver your phone message to their desk

Senate 773-3821

House 773-3851

Please write your response in your own words. It is fine to use our suggestions, but best if you do not simply just copy our points. Make your message a personal note from you to them. Include a family fishing picture if you have one for effect. As always, be polite and respectful.

Please include your name, number and address on all messages sent to your Legislators.

 

 

Thank you for all that you do! Together we can and do make a difference!

 


Categories2018 Legislative Bills

Day 33 of 38

Monday, March 5, 2018

Legislative Daily Update: Day 33 of 38

Brought to you by SDWF Camo-Coalition

The Capital was about the only thing open today in Pierre.

HB 1140 (access to non-meandered water) passed Senate Ag to full Senate. Should be on floor tomorrow. (Tuesday)

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 1140 revise certain provisions regarding access to public water. SDWF Supports, if passed would help stop the closing of access to water and public hunting areas in the state.  House Passed to Senate Ag passed to full Senate.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1140&Session=2018

  HB 1257 provide for the abandonment of certain highways by townships and counties SDWF is supporting and passed House Local Govt .Passed House to Senate Local Govt. scheduled 3-5-2018

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1257&Session=2018

Senate Bills:

SB 137 revise certain provisions regarding the minimum hunting age SDWF monitoring Senate Amended and passed to House Ag. To full House

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=137&Session=2018

 

Finalizations:

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 Passed Senate to Gov.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1046&Session=2018

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 Passed Senate to Gov.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1047&Session=2018

HB 1081 extend the effective date of certain provisions regarding the recreational use of nonmeandered water. SDWF is opposed, SDWF opposed, The Leg. needs to pass fair and equitable Legislation for water in SD.  Passed House PASSED Senate to Gov.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1081&Session=2018

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 SDWF supports. Passed House passed Senate to Gov.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1106&Session=2018

HB 1107 revise and repeal various provisions regarding the construction and maintenance of county and township highways and bridges. SDWF is monitoring Passed House Passed Senate

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1107&Session=2018

HB 1119 revise certain provisions regarding riparian buffer strips. This is a good bill if passed would allow County Commissioners to expand the riparian buffer strips legislation and where it is applicable and able to be used.  Passed House to Senate Ag. To Senate Consent passed now to Gov.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1119&Session=2018

HB 1148 revise certain provisions regarding the eligibility to serve on the Game, Fish, and Parks Commission SDWF is monitoring Passed full House to the Senate Ag, Placed on consent and passed

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1148&Session=2018

HB 1217 repeal a provision that prohibits hunting of mourning doves on certain property.

SDWF supports this Legislation. House passed, Senate Ag, Senate failed to pass (Dead)

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1217&Session=2018

HB 1219 revise certain provisions regarding the use of night vision equipment in hunting Passed House, Passed Senate to Gov.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1219&Session=2018

 

HB 1246 revise certain provisions regarding restricting recreational use on inundated private property. This is a very bad bill, it would allow the landowner of a MEANDERED lake that has expanded out of its meandered boundary to close the public’s water. This would affect lakes like Bitter, Waubay there seems to be no end? House State Affairs Tabled (DEAD) http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1246&Session=2018

HB 1295 revise certain provisions regarding the eligibility to serve on the Game, Fish and Parks Commission SDWF is opposed we would like to see it stay here it is 3 west river 5 east river based on SD population numbers Senate Ag passed to 41st day (Dead) http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1295&Session=2018

HJR 1005 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to fishing, hunting, and trappingNo Passed to 41st day (Dead)

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=HJR1005&Session=2018

SB 24 extend the effective date of certain provisions regarding the recreational use of meandered water. SDWF does not support any extension, we support passing equitable and fair water law. Passed Senate to House failed in House.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=24&Session=2018

SB 170 direct the implementation of the requirements of certain provisions regarding non meandered watersSponsor asked bill t be tabled. (Dead)

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=170&Session=2018

SB 199 revise certain provisions regarding nonmeandered waters. SDWF supports the sportsmen/women’s compromise Passed Senate Ag failed Senate vote to calendar

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=199&Session=2018

SB 211 create a Legislative Water Management Committee. SDWF opposes Senate Ag Died on Floor

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=211&Session=2018

 

How to contact your Legislator:

Go to   http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislators/ContactLegislator.aspx?Session=2018 this will pull up all members of the House and Senate simply click on the Legislator you want your message sent to and create or paste your message.

If you do not know who your Legislator is go to this link:

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislators/Who_Are_My_Legislators/default.aspx?CurrentSession=True

Or call and leave a message with the pages; tell them who message is for, the message, who you are. The page will deliver your phone message to their desk

Senate 773-3821

House 773-3851

Please write your response in your own words. It is fine to use our suggestions, but best if you do not simply just copy our points. Make your message a personal note from you to them. Include a family fishing picture if you have one for effect. As always, be polite and respectful.

Please include your name, number and address on all messages sent to your Legislators.

 

 

Thank you for all that you do! Together we can and do make a difference!

 


Categories2018 Legislative Bills

Day 32 of 38

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Legislative Daily Update: Day 32 of 38

Brought to you by SDWF Camo-Coalition

There is no Session scheduled for tomorrow (Friday)

HB 1081 (water bill with no sunset) passed both awaiting the Gov.’s signature.

HB 1106 (Young hunters and preference points) both passed awaiting Gov.’s sig.

HB 1140 (access to non-meandered water) passed Senate ag to full Senate. Should be on floor next Monday.

SB 24 (3 Year sunset on non-meandered law) failed in the House

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 1140 revise certain provisions regarding access to public water. SDWF Supports, if passed would help stop the closing of access to water and public hunting areas in the state.  House Passed to Senate Ag passed to full Senate.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1140&Session=2018

  HB 1257 provide for the abandonment of certain highways by townships and counties SDWF is supporting and passed House Local Govt .Passed House to Senate Local Govt. scheduled 3-5-2018

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1257&Session=2018

Senate Bills:

SB 137 revise certain provisions regarding the minimum hunting age SDWF monitoring Senate Amended and passed to House Ag. To full House

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=137&Session=2018

 

Finalizations:

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 Passed Senate to Gov. Senate

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1046&Session=2018

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 Passed Senate to Gov.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1047&Session=2018

HB 1081 extend the effective date of certain provisions regarding the recreational use of nonmeandered water. SDWF is opposed, SDWF opposed, The Leg. needs to pass fair and equitable Legislation for water in SD.  Passed House PASSED Senate to Gov.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1081&Session=2018

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 SDWF supports. Passed House passed Senate to Gov.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1106&Session=2018

HB 1107 revise and repeal various provisions regarding the construction and maintenance of county and township highways and bridges. SDWF is monitoring Passed House Passed Senate

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1107&Session=2018

HB 1119 revise certain provisions regarding riparian buffer strips. This is a good bill if passed would allow County Commissioners to expand the riparian buffer strips legislation and where it is applicable and able to be used.  Passed House to Senate Ag. To Senate Consent passed now to Gov.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1119&Session=2018

HB 1148 revise certain provisions regarding the eligibility to serve on the Game, Fish, and Parks Commission SDWF is monitoring Passed full House to the Senate Ag, Placed on consent and passed

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1148&Session=2018

HB 1217 repeal a provision that prohibits hunting of mourning doves on certain property.

SDWF supports this Legislation. House passed, Senate Ag, Senate failed to pass (Dead)

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1217&Session=2018

HB 1219 revise certain provisions regarding the use of night vision equipment in hunting Passed House, Passed Senate to Gov.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1219&Session=2018

 

HB 1246 revise certain provisions regarding restricting recreational use on inundated private property. This is a very bad bill, it would allow the landowner of a MEANDERED lake that has expanded out of its meandered boundary to close the public’s water. This would affect lakes like Bitter, Waubay there seems to be no end? House State Affairs Tabled (DEAD) http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1246&Session=2018

HB 1295 revise certain provisions regarding the eligibility to serve on the Game, Fish and Parks Commission SDWF is opposed we would like to see it stay here it is 3 west river 5 east river based on SD population numbers Senate Ag passed to 41st day (Dead) http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1295&Session=2018

HJR 1005 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to fishing, hunting, and trappingNo Passed to 41st day (Dead)

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=HJR1005&Session=2018

SB 24 extend the effective date of certain provisions regarding the recreational use of meandered water. SDWF does not support any extension, we support passing equitable and fair water law. Passed Senate to House failed in House.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=24&Session=2018

SB 170 direct the implementation of the requirements of certain provisions regarding non meandered watersSponsor asked bill t be tabled. (Dead)

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=170&Session=2018

SB 199 revise certain provisions regarding nonmeandered waters. SDWF supports the sportsmen/women’s compromise Passed Senate Ag failed Senate vote to calendar

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=199&Session=2018

SB 211 create a Legislative Water Management Committee. SDWF opposes Senate Ag Died on Floor

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=211&Session=2018

 

How to contact your Legislator:

Go to   http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislators/ContactLegislator.aspx?Session=2018 this will pull up all members of the House and Senate simply click on the Legislator you want your message sent to and create or paste your message.

If you do not know who your Legislator is go to this link:

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislators/Who_Are_My_Legislators/default.aspx?CurrentSession=True

Or call and leave a message with the pages; tell them who message is for, the message, who you are. The page will deliver your phone message to their desk

Senate 773-3821

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Categories2018 Legislative Bills

Day 31 of 38

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Legislative Daily Update: Day 31 of 38

Brought to you by SDWF Camo-Coalition

HB 1081 (water bill with no sunset), HB 1106 (Young hunters and preference points) both passed Senate Ag to full Senate and should both be voted on the floor this afternoon.

HB 1140 (access to non-meandered water) is scheduled for Senate Ag Thursday (alert sent earlier)

SB 24 (3 Year sunset on non-meandered law) passed House State Affairs to full House and should be voted on this afternoon.

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 1081 extend the effective date of certain provisions regarding the recreational use of nonmeandered water. SDWF is opposed, SDWF opposed, The Leg. needs to pass fair and equitable Legislation for water in SD.  Passed House PASSED Senate Ag to full Senate

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1081&Session=2018

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 SDWF supports. Passed House to Senate Ag. Senate Ag placed on consent

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1106&Session=2018

HB 1140 revise certain provisions regarding access to public water. SDWF Supports, if passed would help stop the closing of access to water and public hunting areas in the state.  House Passed to Senate Ag. 3-1-2018, 10 am Rm 412

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1140&Session=2018

 

HB 1257 provide for the abandonment of certain highways by townships and counties SDWF is supporting and passed House Local Govt .Passed House to Senate Local Govt. scheduled 3-5-2018

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1257&Session=2018

Senate Bills:

SB 24 extend the effective date of certain provisions regarding the recreational use of meandered water. SDWF does not support any extension, we support passing equitable and fair water law. Passed Senate to House State Affairs to full House

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=24&Session=2018

 

SB 137 revise certain provisions regarding the minimum hunting age SDWF monitoring Senate Amended and passed to House Ag. Thursday, 3-1-2018, 745am RM 464

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=137&Session=2018

 

Finalizations:

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 Passed Senate to Gov. Senate

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1046&Session=2018

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 Passed Senate to Gov.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1047&Session=2018

HB 1107 revise and repeal various provisions regarding the construction and maintenance of county and township highways and bridges. SDWF is monitoring Passed House Passed Senate

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1107&Session=2018

 

HB 1119 revise certain provisions regarding riparian buffer strips. This is a good bill if passed would allow County Commissioners to expand the riparian buffer strips legislation and where it is applicable and able to be used.  Passed House to Senate Ag. To Senate Consent passed now to Gov.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1119&Session=2018

 

HB 1148 revise certain provisions regarding the eligibility to serve on the Game, Fish, and Parks Commission SDWF is monitoring Passed full House to the Senate Ag, Placed on consent and passed

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1148&Session=2018

HB 1217 repeal a provision that prohibits hunting of mourning doves on certain property.

SDWF supports this Legislation. House passed, Senate Ag, Senate failed to pass (Dead)

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1217&Session=2018

HB 1219 revise certain provisions regarding the use of night vision equipment in hunting Passed House, Passed Senate to Gov.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1219&Session=2018

 

HB 1246 revise certain provisions regarding restricting recreational use on inundated private property. This is a very bad bill, it would allow the landowner of a MEANDERED lake that has expanded out of its meandered boundary to close the public’s water. This would affect lakes like Bitter, Waubay there seems to be no end? House State Affairs Tabled (DEAD) http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1246&Session=2018

HB 1295 revise certain provisions regarding the eligibility to serve on the Game, Fish and Parks Commission SDWF is opposed we would like to see it stay here it is 3 west river 5 east river based on SD population numbers Senate Ag passed to 41st day (Dead) http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1295&Session=2018

HJR 1005 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to fishing, hunting, and trappingNo Passed to 41st day (Dead)

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=HJR1005&Session=2018

SB 170 direct the implementation of the requirements of certain provisions regarding non meandered watersSponsor asked bill t be tabled. (Dead)

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=170&Session=2018

 

SB 199 revise certain provisions regarding nonmeandered waters. SDWF supports the sportsmen/women’s compromise Passed Senate Ag failed Senate vote to calendar

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=199&Session=2018

 

SB 211 create a Legislative Water Management Committee. SDWF opposes Senate Ag Died on Floor

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=211&Session=2018

 

How to contact your Legislator:

Go to   http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislators/ContactLegislator.aspx?Session=2018 this will pull up all members of the House and Senate simply click on the Legislator you want your message sent to and create or paste your message.

If you do not know who your Legislator is go to this link:

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislators/Who_Are_My_Legislators/default.aspx?CurrentSession=True

Or call and leave a message with the pages; tell them who message is for, the message, who you are. The page will deliver your phone message to their desk

Senate 773-3821

House 773-3851

Please write your response in your own words. It is fine to use our suggestions, but best if you do not simply just copy our points. Make your message a personal note from you to them. Include a family fishing picture if you have one for effect. As always, be polite and respectful.

Please include your name, number and address on all messages sent to your Legislators.

 

 

Thank you for all that you do! Together we can and do make a difference!

 


Categories2018 Legislative Bills

Day 30 of 38

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Legislative Daily Update: Day 30 of 38

Brought to you by SDWF Camo-Coalition

HB 1081 (water bill with no sunset), HB 1106 (Young hunters and preference points) both passed Senate Ag to full Senate

HB 1140 (access to non-meandered water) is scheduled for Senate Ag Thursday

SB 24 (3 Year sunset on non-meandered law) passed House State Affairs to full House

SB 137 (min. age to hunt) is scheduled for House Ag. On Thursday

 

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 1081 extend the effective date of certain provisions regarding the recreational use of nonmeandered water. SDWF is opposed, SDWF opposed, The Leg. needs to pass fair and equitable Legislation for water in SD.  Passed House PASSED Senate Ag to full Senate

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1081&Session=2018

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 SDWF supports. Passed House to Senate Ag. Senate Ag 2-27-2018, 10 am Rm#412

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1106&Session=2018

HB 1140 revise certain provisions regarding access to public water. SDWF Supports, if passed would help stop the closing of access to water and public hunting areas in the state.  House Passed to Senate Ag. 2-1-2018, 10 am Rm 412

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1140&Session=2018

 

HB 1257 provide for the abandonment of certain highways by townships and counties SDWF is supporting and passed House Local Govt .Passed House to Senate

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1257&Session=2018

Senate Bills:

SB 24 extend the effective date of certain provisions regarding the recreational use of meandered water. SDWF does not support any extension, we support passing equitable and fair water law. Passed Senate to House State Affairs to full House

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=24&Session=2018

 

SB 137 revise certain provisions regarding the minimum hunting age SDWF monitoring Senate Amended and passed to House Ag. Thursday, 3-1-2018, 745am RM 464

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=137&Session=2018

 

Finalizations:

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 Passed Senate to Gov. Senate

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1046&Session=2018

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 Passed Senate to Gov.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1047&Session=2018

HB 1107 revise and repeal various provisions regarding the construction and maintenance of county and township highways and bridges. SDWF is monitoring Passed House Passed Senate

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1107&Session=2018

 

HB 1119 revise certain provisions regarding riparian buffer strips. This is a good bill if passed would allow County Commissioners to expand the riparian buffer strips legislation and where it is applicable and able to be used.  Passed House to Senate Ag. To Senate Consent passed now to Gov.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1119&Session=2018

 

HB 1148 revise certain provisions regarding the eligibility to serve on the Game, Fish, and Parks Commission SDWF is monitoring Passed full House to the Senate Ag, Placed on consent and passed

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1148&Session=2018

HB 1217 repeal a provision that prohibits hunting of mourning doves on certain property.

SDWF supports this Legislation. House passed, Senate Ag, Senate failed to pass (Dead)

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1217&Session=2018

HB 1219 revise certain provisions regarding the use of night vision equipment in hunting Passed House, Passed Senate to Gov.

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1219&Session=2018

 

HB 1246 revise certain provisions regarding restricting recreational use on inundated private property. This is a very bad bill, it would allow the landowner of a MEANDERED lake that has expanded out of its meandered boundary to close the public’s water. This would affect lakes like Bitter, Waubay there seems to be no end? House State Affairs Tabled (DEAD) http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1246&Session=2018

HB 1295 revise certain provisions regarding the eligibility to serve on the Game, Fish and Parks Commission SDWF is opposed we would like to see it stay here it is 3 west river 5 east river based on SD population numbers Senate Ag passed to 41st day (Dead) http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=1295&Session=2018

HJR 1005 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to fishing, hunting, and trappingNo Passed to 41st day (Dead)

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=HJR1005&Session=2018

SB 170 direct the implementation of the requirements of certain provisions regarding non meandered watersSponsor asked bill t be tabled. (Dead)

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=170&Session=2018

 

SB 199 revise certain provisions regarding nonmeandered waters. SDWF supports the sportsmen/women’s compromise Passed Senate Ag failed Senate vote to calendar

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=199&Session=2018

 

SB 211 create a Legislative Water Management Committee. SDWF opposes Senate Ag Died on Floor

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislative_Session/Bills/Bill.aspx?Bill=211&Session=2018

 

How to contact your Legislator:

Go to   http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislators/ContactLegislator.aspx?Session=2018 this will pull up all members of the House and Senate simply click on the Legislator you want your message sent to and create or paste your message.

If you do not know who your Legislator is go to this link:

http://sdlegislature.gov/Legislators/Who_Are_My_Legislators/default.aspx?CurrentSession=True

Or call and leave a message with the pages; tell them who message is for, the message, who you are. The page will deliver your phone message to their desk

Senate 773-3821

House 773-3851

Please write your response in your own words. It is fine to use our suggestions, but best if you do not simply just copy our points. Make your message a personal note from you to them. Include a family fishing picture if you have one for effect. As always, be polite and respectful.

Please include your name, number and address on all messages sent to your Legislators.

 

 

Thank you for all that you do! Together we can and do make a difference!

 


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