Senate State Affairs — 2009

Detail

Dempster, Thomas
Gray, Bob
Room 414
MWF
10:00 AM
Dave Ortbahn

Bills

Active Bills

No Active Bills

Tabled Bills

HB 1006create a Highway Finance Task Force to study long-term highway needs and to reform the method of financing highways in the state. 
HB 1181establish a veterinary education loan repayment program for veterinarians who fulfill certain requirements and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1188require that five percent of the qualified electors in one-half of the counties sign initiative and referendum petitions. 
HB 1276revise certain provisions regarding the eligibility for refunds of sales and use tax and contractor's excise tax and to require that certain information related to such refunds be public information. 
SB 95authorize certain schools to own and operate wind energy conversion systems, to establish a grant program for such purposes, and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 116impose a tax on ethyl alcohol and methyl alcohol used in motor vehicles on the public highways and to revise certain provisions regarding the fuel excise tax. 
SB 120encourage energy conservation and efficiency by establishing certain procedures regarding the reporting, sale, and marketing of renewable energy and recycled energy certificates. 
SB 124require persons claiming reimbursement for state travel to sign affidavits of performance of duties. 
SB 138revise the qualifications for the director and employees of the Division of Veterans Affairs and for county veterans' service officers. 
SB 142place certain limitations on legislative travel, expenses, and reimbursement. 
SB 166restrict the deactivation or relocation of certain National Guard units. 
SB 167provide for the creation of the National Guard Commission. 
SB 168prohibit certain business entities from making political campaign contributions to state officeholders or candidates if the business entity does contractual business with certain state agencies. 
SB 170authorize certain schools to own and operate wind energy conversion systems, to establish a grant program for such purposes, and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 171impose a fee on certain pipelines carrying crude oil and to create a crude oil pipeline compensation fund that may be used in the event of a crude oil spill. 
SB 175set a maximum limit on certain license and permit fees that may be established by the Game, Fish and Parks Commission. 
SB 176allow slot machines to be substituted for video lottery machines in certain alcoholic beverage establishments. 
SB 182repeal the methodology that assesses agricultural land based on its agricultural income value, to dissolve the implementation and oversight advisory task force, and to revise certain provisions concerning the assessment of real property. 
SB 194increase revenues for state and local highways by increasing the fuel excise tax on certain ethanol blends. 
SB 197create a South Dakota Federal Stimulus Fund Commission. 

Sponsored Bills

SB 189revise certain provisions relating to payments to teachers obtaining certain national board certification. 
SB 190revise certain allocations for disabilities in the state aid for special education formula. 
SB 41revise the definition of wind easements. 
SB 68authorize the establishment, operation, and control of research parks on state land in Sioux Falls. 

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