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Senate Journal 2/24/2015 02:00 PM

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

NINETIETH SESSION




TWENTY-SIXTH DAY




STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA
Senate Chamber, Pierre
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

    The Senate convened at 2:00 p.m., pursuant to adjournment, the President presiding.

    The prayer was offered by the Chaplain, Rev. John Armstrong, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance led by Senate page Allison Becker.

    Roll Call: All members present.

APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL

MR. PRESIDENT:

    The Committee on Legislative Procedure respectfully reports that the Secretary of the Senate has had under consideration the Senate Journal of the twenty-fifth day.

    All errors, typographical or otherwise, are duly marked in the temporary journal for correction.

    And we hereby move the adoption of the report.

Respectfully submitted,
Corey Brown, Chair

    Which motion prevailed.
    The oath of office was administered by the President to the following named persons:

            Pages _ Allison Becker, Austin Bitterman, Grant Erwin, Brittni Faddoul, Karissa Guthrie, Marcus Ireland, Blaze Jones, Emalee Larson, Bridget Redder, Abigail Simon, Ethan Weinheimer, Erika Wounded Knee.

    Which was subscribed to and placed on file in the office of the Secretary of State.

COMMUNICATIONS AND PETITIONS


February 17, 2015

The Honorable Matt Michels
President of the Senate
State Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501

Dear Mr. President and Members of the Senate:

    Pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 1-16G of the South Dakota Codified Laws and subject to your consent, I have the honor to inform you that I have appointed Tom Jones, Turner County, Viborg, South Dakota, to the Board of Economic Development.

    This appointment is effective immediately, and shall continue until April 19, 2016.

Sincerely,
Dennis Daugaard
                                             Governor

    The President announced the referral of the appointment to the Committee on State Affairs.

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES

MR. PRESIDENT:

    The Committee on Legislative Procedure respectfully reports that SB 107 was delivered to his Excellency, the Governor, for his approval at 9:15 a.m., February 24, 2015.

Respectfully submitted,
Corey Brown, Chair



Also MR. PRESIDENT:

    The Committee on Commerce and Energy respectfully reports that it has had under consideration SB 180 and returns the same with the recommendation that said bill be amended as follows:

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    On page 1 of the printed bill, delete lines 4 to 14, inclusive.

    On page 2, line 3, delete "and prior to July 1, 2015,".

    On page 2, line 3, overstrike "two percent of the gross".

    On page 2, line 4, overstrike "receipts of" and insert "$.00040 per kilowatt hour of electricity produced by".

    On page 2, line 4, overstrike everything after "." .

    On page 2, overstrike lines 5 and 6.

    On page 2, line 7, overstrike everything before "The" .

    On page 2, delete lines 14 to 24, inclusive, and insert:

    "Section 3. That § 10-35-22 be repealed.

    10-35-22. Any company requiring transmission lines or wind farm collector systems or both in South Dakota for a wind farm or a power generation facility as described in § 10-35-1.3, is eligible for a partial rebate of the tax paid under § 10-35-19. The company shall apply for the rebate on forms prescribed by the secretary. The total amount of tax rebated shall be no more than fifty percent of the cost of the transmission lines and wind farm collector systems in South Dakota.

    The maximum rebate any company may receive in one year is ninety percent of the tax paid under § 10-35-19 for the first five years and fifty percent of the tax paid under § 10-35-19 for the next five years. The secretary shall determine when the wind farm is commercially operational. No wind farm may receive a rebate under this section after this ten year period.
    The secretary shall rebate the tax from the wind energy tax fund prior to the distribution of any money as provided in § 10-35-21. The secretary may provide a tax credit, in lieu of full payment of the gross receipts tax, of up to eighty percent of the transmission rebate value that has been approved by the secretary. Any revenue in the wind energy tax fund after the rebates are paid shall be deposited in the property tax reduction fund. ".

    On page 3, delete lines 1 to 17, inclusive.

    And that as so amended said bill do pass.


Also MR. PRESIDENT:

    The Committee on Commerce and Energy respectfully reports that it has had under consideration HB 1236 and returns the same with the recommendation that said bill be amended as follows:

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    On page 1, line 12, of the House Commerce and Energy Committee engrossed bill, after "." Insert "However, no insurance producer who is not appointed may act as an agent of an insurer. An insurer who pays a commission to an appointed insurance producer is not responsible for any act, statement, or omission made by an insurance producer who is not appointed, but who receives compensation from an appointed insurance producer.".

    And that as so amended said bill do pass.

Respectfully submitted,
R. Blake Curd, Chair

Also MR. PRESIDENT:

    The Committee on Appropriations respectfully reports that it has had under consideration SB 51 and HB 1060 and 1189 and returns the same with the recommendation that said bills do pass.

Also MR. PRESIDENT:

    The Committee on Appropriations respectfully reports that it has had under consideration SB 4 and returns the same with the recommendation that said bill be amended as follows:

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    On page 1, line 5, of the printed bill, delete "one hundred fifty-" and insert "one dollar ($1)".

    On page 1, line 6, delete "one thousand dollars ($151,000)".

    And that as so amended said bill do pass.


Also MR. PRESIDENT:

    The Committee on Appropriations respectfully reports that it has had under consideration SB 146 which was deferred to the 41st Legislative Day.

Respectfully submitted,
Deb Peters, Chair

Also MR. PRESIDENT:

    The Committee on Education respectfully reports that it has had under consideration HB 1101 and returns the same with the recommendation that said bill do pass.

Also MR. PRESIDENT:

    The Committee on Education respectfully reports that it has had under consideration HB 1005, 1066, and 1117 and returns the same with the recommendation that said bills do pass and be placed on the consent calendar.

Also MR. PRESIDENT:

    The Committee on Education respectfully reports that it has had under consideration HB 1148 and returns the same with the recommendation that said bill be amended as follows:

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    On page 1, line 9, of the printed bill, before "balances" insert "cash".

    And that as so amended said bill do pass and be placed on the consent calendar.

Respectfully submitted,
Deb Soholt, Chair

Also MR. PRESIDENT:

    The Committee on Judiciary respectfully reports that it has had under consideration HB 1096 and 1116 which were deferred to the 41st Legislative Day.

Respectfully submitted,
Craig Tieszen, Chair


Also MR. PRESIDENT:

    The Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources respectfully reports that it has had under consideration HB 1217 and returns the same with the recommendation that said bill do pass and be placed on the consent calendar.

Also MR. PRESIDENT:

    The Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources respectfully reports that it has had under consideration HB 1146 and returns the same with the recommendation that said bill be amended as follows:

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    On page 2, line 2, of the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee engrossed bill, after "trapping" insert "or is engaged in any recreational activity".

    On page 2, line 3, after "unlicensed" insert "or engaged in another recreational activity".

    On page 2, line 6, delete "under the".

    On page 2, line 7, delete "provisions of § 41-9-1".

    On page 2, line 7, after "fishing," delete "or".

    On page 2, line 8, after "trapping" insert ", or other recreational activity".

    And that as so amended said bill do pass and be placed on the consent calendar.

Respectfully submitted,
Gary Cammack, Chair

MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS

    SCR 7: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION, Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers.

    Was read the second time.

    Sen. Buhl O'Donnell moved that SCR 7 as found on page 474 of the Senate Journal be adopted.

    The question being on Sen. Buhl O'Donnell's motion that SCR 7 be adopted.

    And the roll being called:



    Yeas 35, Nays 0, Excused 0, Absent 0

    Yeas:
Bradford; Brown; Buhl O'Donnell; Cammack; Curd; Ewing; Frerichs; Greenfield (Brock); Haggar (Jenna); Haverly; Heineman (Phyllis); Heinert; Holien; Hunhoff (Bernie); Jensen (Phil); Lederman; Monroe; Novstrup (David); Olson; Omdahl; Otten (Ernie); Parsley; Peters; Peterson (Jim); Rampelberg; Rave; Rusch; Soholt; Solano; Sutton; Tidemann; Tieszen; Van Gerpen; Vehle; White

    So the motion having received an affirmative vote of a majority of the members-elect, the President declared the motion carried and SCR 7 was adopted.

    Sen. Rave moved that SB 140 be placed to follow SB 189 on today's calendar.

    Which motion prevailed.

    Sen. Jensen (Phil) moved that the Committee on Judiciary be instructed to deliver HB 1116 to the floor of the Senate, pursuant to Joint Rule 7-7.

    Which motion lost.

CONSIDERATION OF REPORTS OF COMMITTEES

    Sen. Rave moved that the reports of the Standing Committees on

    Appropriations on SB 106 as found on page 464 of the Senate Journal; also

    Health and Human Services on HB 1079 as found on page 471 of the Senate Journal; also

    Taxation on SB 119 as found on page 470 of the Senate Journal; also

    State Affairs on SB 134 as found on page 479 of the Senate Journal; also

    Appropriations on SB 176 as found on page 465 of the Senate Journal; also

    Appropriations on SB 181 as found on page 469 of the Senate Journal; also

    Appropriations on SB 193 as found on page 465 of the Senate Journal; also

    Appropriations on SB 50 as found on page 467 of the Senate Journal; also

    Appropriations on SB 52 as found on page 464 of the Senate Journal; also

    Appropriations on SB 55 as found on page 469 of the Senate Journal; also



    Appropriations on SB 99 as found on page 469 of the Senate Journal be adopted.

    Which motion prevailed.

SECOND READING OF CONSENT CALENDAR BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS

    HB 1113: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to repeal and revise certain motor vehicle and boat damage and salvage disclosure requirements.

    Was read the second time.

    The question being "Shall HB 1113 pass?"

    And the roll being called:

    Yeas 34, Nays 0, Excused 1, Absent 0

    Yeas:
Bradford; Brown; Buhl O'Donnell; Cammack; Curd; Ewing; Frerichs; Greenfield (Brock); Haggar (Jenna); Haverly; Heineman (Phyllis); Heinert; Holien; Hunhoff (Bernie); Jensen (Phil); Monroe; Novstrup (David); Olson; Omdahl; Otten (Ernie); Parsley; Peters; Peterson (Jim); Rampelberg; Rave; Rusch; Soholt; Solano; Sutton; Tidemann; Tieszen; Van Gerpen; Vehle; White

    Excused:
Lederman

    So the bill having received an affirmative vote of a majority of the members-elect, the President declared the bill passed and the title was agreed to.

SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS

    SB 101: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to establish certain provisions regarding cancer treatment medication coverage by insurance companies.

    Was read the second time.

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    Sen. Peters moved that SB 101 be amended as follows:

    On page 2, line 5, of the printed bill, after ";" insert "or".

    On page 2, delete line 6.
    On page 2, line 7, delete "(4)" and insert "(3)".

    On page 2, after line 10, insert:

    "Section 4. This Act is effective January 1, 2016.".


    Which motion prevailed.

    The question being "Shall SB 101 pass as amended?"

    And the roll being called:

    Yeas 35, Nays 0, Excused 0, Absent 0

    Yeas:
Bradford; Brown; Buhl O'Donnell; Cammack; Curd; Ewing; Frerichs; Greenfield (Brock); Haggar (Jenna); Haverly; Heineman (Phyllis); Heinert; Holien; Hunhoff (Bernie); Jensen (Phil); Lederman; Monroe; Novstrup (David); Olson; Omdahl; Otten (Ernie); Parsley; Peters; Peterson (Jim); Rampelberg; Rave; Rusch; Soholt; Solano; Sutton; Tidemann; Tieszen; Van Gerpen; Vehle; White

    So the bill having received an affirmative vote of a majority of the members-elect, the President declared the bill passed and the title was agreed to.

    SB 53: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to revise certain provisions regarding the state aid to general education formula and to revise the property tax levies for the general fund of school districts.

    Was read the second time.

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    Sen. Parsley moved that SB 53 be amended as follows:

    On page 4 of the printed bill, delete lines 7 to 12, inclusive.

    On page 4, delete line 24.

    On page 5, delete lines 1 to 6, inclusive.

    On page 5, line 10, delete "seventy-two and".

    On page 5, line 11, delete "seven" and insert "fifty-eight and five".

    On page 5, line 15, delete "fifty-six and eight" and insert "fifty-four and three".

    On page 5, line 21, delete "seven and five tenths cents" and insert "tenth cents one cent".

    Which motion lost.

    The question being "Shall SB 53 pass?"

    And the roll being called:

    Yeas 25, Nays 10, Excused 0, Absent 0

    Yeas:
Buhl O'Donnell; Cammack; Curd; Ewing; Haggar (Jenna); Haverly; Heineman (Phyllis); Holien; Lederman; Monroe; Novstrup (David); Omdahl; Otten (Ernie); Peters; Peterson (Jim); Rampelberg; Rave; Rusch; Soholt; Solano; Sutton; Tidemann; Tieszen; Vehle; White

    Nays:
Bradford; Brown; Frerichs; Greenfield (Brock); Heinert; Hunhoff (Bernie); Jensen (Phil); Olson; Parsley; Van Gerpen

    So the bill having received an affirmative vote of a majority of the members-elect, the President declared the bill passed and the title was agreed to.

    SB 54: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to revise certain provisions regarding the state aid to special education formula and to revise the property tax levies for special education.

    Was read the second time.

    The question being "Shall SB 54 pass?"

    And the roll being called:

    Yeas 35, Nays 0, Excused 0, Absent 0

    Yeas:
Bradford; Brown; Buhl O'Donnell; Cammack; Curd; Ewing; Frerichs; Greenfield (Brock); Haggar (Jenna); Haverly; Heineman (Phyllis); Heinert; Holien; Hunhoff (Bernie); Jensen (Phil); Lederman; Monroe; Novstrup (David); Olson; Omdahl; Otten (Ernie); Parsley; Peters; Peterson (Jim); Rampelberg; Rave; Rusch; Soholt; Solano; Sutton; Tidemann; Tieszen; Van Gerpen; Vehle; White

    So the bill having received an affirmative vote of a majority of the members-elect, the President declared the bill passed and the title was agreed to.

    SB 139: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to authorize the increase in the number of video lottery machines that may be placed in a licensed establishment under certain conditions.



    Was read the second time.

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    Sen. Brown moved that SB 139 be amended as follows:

    On page 1, line 6, of the printed bill, after "." insert "No more than fourteen thousand video lottery machines may be placed in the state.".

    Which motion prevailed.

    The question being "Shall SB 139 pass as amended?"

    And the roll being called:

    Yeas 13, Nays 21, Excused 1, Absent 0

    Yeas:
Brown; Curd; Ewing; Greenfield (Brock); Haverly; Heineman (Phyllis); Holien; Lederman; Peters; Peterson (Jim); Rave; Soholt; Tidemann

    Nays:
Buhl O'Donnell; Cammack; Frerichs; Haggar (Jenna); Heinert; Hunhoff (Bernie); Jensen (Phil); Monroe; Novstrup (David); Olson; Omdahl; Otten (Ernie); Parsley; Rampelberg; Rusch; Solano; Sutton; Tieszen; Van Gerpen; Vehle; White

    Excused:
Bradford

    So the bill not having received an affirmative vote of a majority of the members-elect, the President declared the bill lost.

    SB 159: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to exempt certain amateur sports coaches from sales and use tax.

    Having had its second reading was up for reconsideration and final passage.

    The question being "Shall SB 159 pass?"

    And the roll being called:

    Yeas 22, Nays 13, Excused 0, Absent 0


    Yeas:
Brown; Curd; Frerichs; Greenfield (Brock); Haggar (Jenna); Haverly; Heineman (Phyllis); Holien; Hunhoff (Bernie); Jensen (Phil); Lederman; Monroe; Novstrup (David); Olson; Parsley; Peterson (Jim); Rampelberg; Rave; Soholt; Van Gerpen; Vehle; White

    Nays:
Bradford; Buhl O'Donnell; Cammack; Ewing; Heinert; Omdahl; Otten (Ernie); Peters; Rusch; Solano; Sutton; Tidemann; Tieszen

    So the bill having received an affirmative vote of a majority of the members-elect, the President declared the bill passed and the title was agreed to.

    SB 189: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to provide a tax credit to insurance companies that contribute to an organization providing educational scholarships to certain students and instructional supply grants to certain teachers and parents.

    Was read the second time.

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    Sen. Heineman (Phyllis) moved that SB 189 be amended as follows:

    On page 2, line 18, of the Senate Education Committee engrossed bill, delete "Business Tax Division" and insert "Division of Insurance".

    On page 2, line 18, delete "Revenue" and insert "Labor and Regulation".

    On page 9, line 9, delete "Revenue" and insert "Labor and Regulation".

    Which motion prevailed.

    The question being "Shall SB 189 pass as amended?"

    And the roll being called:

    Yeas 23, Nays 12, Excused 0, Absent 0

    Yeas:
Bradford; Brown; Cammack; Curd; Greenfield (Brock); Haggar (Jenna); Haverly; Heineman (Phyllis); Holien; Hunhoff (Bernie); Jensen (Phil); Lederman; Monroe; Novstrup (David); Olson; Omdahl; Otten (Ernie); Parsley; Rampelberg; Rusch; Solano; Tieszen; Van Gerpen

    Nays:
Buhl O'Donnell; Ewing; Frerichs; Heinert; Peters; Peterson (Jim); Rave; Soholt; Sutton; Tidemann; Vehle; White


    So the bill having received an affirmative vote of a majority of the members-elect, the President declared the bill passed and the title was agreed to.

    SB 140: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to accommodate legislation relating to education in South Dakota.

    Was read the second time.

    The question being "Shall SB 140 pass?"

    And the roll being called:

    Yeas 31, Nays 3, Excused 1, Absent 0

    Yeas:
Bradford; Brown; Buhl O'Donnell; Cammack; Curd; Ewing; Frerichs; Greenfield (Brock); Haggar (Jenna); Haverly; Heineman (Phyllis); Holien; Hunhoff (Bernie); Jensen (Phil); Lederman; Monroe; Novstrup (David); Olson; Omdahl; Otten (Ernie); Parsley; Peterson (Jim); Rampelberg; Rave; Rusch; Soholt; Solano; Tieszen; Van Gerpen; Vehle; White

    Nays:
Peters; Sutton; Tidemann

    Excused:
Heinert

    So the bill having received an affirmative vote of a majority of the members-elect, the President declared the bill passed and the title was agreed to.

    SB 141: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to accommodate legislation on medical services.

    Was read the second time.

    The question being "Shall SB 141 pass?"

    And the roll being called:

    Yeas 32, Nays 2, Excused 1, Absent 0

    Yeas:
Bradford; Brown; Buhl O'Donnell; Cammack; Curd; Ewing; Frerichs; Greenfield (Brock); Haggar (Jenna); Haverly; Heineman (Phyllis); Holien; Hunhoff (Bernie); Jensen (Phil); Lederman; Monroe; Novstrup (David); Olson; Omdahl; Otten (Ernie); Peterson (Jim); Rampelberg; Rave; Rusch; Soholt; Solano; Sutton; Tidemann; Tieszen; Van Gerpen; Vehle; White



    Nays:
Parsley; Peters

    Excused:
Heinert

    So the bill having received an affirmative vote of a majority of the members-elect, the President declared the bill passed and the title was agreed to.

    SB 142: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to enhance South Dakota.

    Was read the second time.

    The question being "Shall SB 142 pass?"

    And the roll being called:

    Yeas 30, Nays 4, Excused 1, Absent 0

    Yeas:
Brown; Cammack; Curd; Ewing; Frerichs; Haggar (Jenna); Haverly; Heineman (Phyllis); Holien; Hunhoff (Bernie); Jensen (Phil); Lederman; Monroe; Novstrup (David); Olson; Omdahl; Otten (Ernie); Parsley; Peters; Peterson (Jim); Rampelberg; Rave; Rusch; Solano; Sutton; Tidemann; Tieszen; Van Gerpen; Vehle; White

    Nays:
Bradford; Buhl O'Donnell; Greenfield (Brock); Soholt

    Excused:
Heinert

    So the bill having received an affirmative vote of a majority of the members-elect, the President declared the bill passed and the title was agreed to.

    SB 192: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to permit the sergeant-at-arms to carry concealed firearms in the state capitol building under certain conditions.

    Was read the second time.

    Sen. Rave moved that SB 192 be laid on the table.

    The question being on Sen. Rave's motion that SB 192 be laid on the table.

    And the roll being called:

    Yeas 34, Nays 0, Excused 1, Absent 0



    Yeas:
Bradford; Brown; Buhl O'Donnell; Cammack; Curd; Ewing; Frerichs; Greenfield (Brock); Haggar (Jenna); Haverly; Heineman (Phyllis); Holien; Hunhoff (Bernie); Jensen (Phil); Lederman; Monroe; Novstrup (David); Olson; Omdahl; Otten (Ernie); Parsley; Peters; Peterson (Jim); Rampelberg; Rave; Rusch; Soholt; Solano; Sutton; Tidemann; Tieszen; Van Gerpen; Vehle; White

    Excused:
Heinert

    So the motion having received an affirmative vote of a majority of the members-elect, the President declared the motion carried.

    SB 91: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to make an appropriation to support the South Dakota need-based grant program and to declare an emergency.

    Was read the second time.

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    Sen. Rave moved that SB 91 be amended as follows:

    On page 1, after line 10 of the Senate Appropriations Committee engrossed bill, insert:

    "Section 4. Whereas, this Act is necessary for the support of the state government and its existing public institutions, an emergency is hereby declared to exist, and this Act shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval.".


    Which motion prevailed.

    The question being "Shall SB 91 pass as amended?"

    And the roll being called:

    Yeas 34, Nays 0, Excused 1, Absent 0

    Yeas:
Bradford; Brown; Buhl O'Donnell; Cammack; Curd; Ewing; Frerichs; Greenfield (Brock); Haggar (Jenna); Haverly; Heineman (Phyllis); Holien; Hunhoff (Bernie); Jensen (Phil); Lederman; Monroe; Novstrup (David); Olson; Omdahl; Otten (Ernie); Parsley; Peters; Peterson (Jim); Rampelberg; Rave; Rusch; Soholt; Solano; Sutton; Tidemann; Tieszen; Van Gerpen; Vehle; White

    Excused:
Heinert


    So the bill having received an affirmative vote of a two-thirds majority of the members-elect, the President declared the bill passed.

    The question being on the title.

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    Sen. Rave moved that the title to SB 91 be amended as follows:

    On page 1, line 2, of the Senate Appropriations Committee engrossed bill, after "program" insert "and to declare an emergency".

    Which motion prevailed and the title was so amended.

    SB 92: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to make an appropriation to support the South Dakota critical teaching needs scholarship program.

    Was read the second time.

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    Sen. Rave moved that SB 92 be amended as follows:

    On page 1, after line 11 of the Senate Appropriations Committee engrossed bill, insert:

    "Section 4. Whereas, this Act is necessary for the support of the state government and its existing public institutions, an emergency is hereby declared to exist, and this Act shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval.".


    Which motion prevailed.

    The question being "Shall SB 92 pass as amended?"

    And the roll being called:

    Yeas 34, Nays 0, Excused 1, Absent 0

    Yeas:
Bradford; Brown; Buhl O'Donnell; Cammack; Curd; Ewing; Frerichs; Greenfield (Brock); Haggar (Jenna); Haverly; Heineman (Phyllis); Holien; Hunhoff (Bernie); Jensen (Phil); Lederman; Monroe; Novstrup (David); Olson; Omdahl; Otten (Ernie); Parsley; Peters; Peterson (Jim); Rampelberg; Rave; Rusch; Soholt; Solano; Sutton; Tidemann; Tieszen; Van Gerpen; Vehle; White


    Excused:
Heinert

    So the bill having received an affirmative vote of a two-thirds majority of the members-elect, the President declared the bill passed.

    The question being on the title.

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    Sen. Rave moved that the title to SB 92 be amended as follows:

    On page 1, line 2, of the Senate Appropriations Committee engrossed bill, after "program" insert "and to declare an emergency".

    Which motion prevailed and the title was so amended.

    Sen. Rave moved that SB 3 and HB 1027, 1081, 1080, 1089, 1130, 1058, 1059, 1043, and 1013 be deferred to Wednesday, February 25, the 27th legislative day.

    Which motion prevailed.

SIGNING OF BILLS

    The President publicly read the title to

    HB 1051: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to revise various trust and trust company provisions.

    HB 1057: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to make an appropriation to reimburse certain eligible health care professionals who have complied with the requirements of the rural health care facility recruitment assistance program and to declare an emergency.

    HB 1063: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to revise the notice provisions for the name change of a minor child.

    HB 1085: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to revise certain provisions regarding the requirement for performance securities.

    HB 1136: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to revise certain provisions concerning the administration of unlocatable mineral, leasehold, or royalty interests.

    And signed the same in the presence of the Senate.



COMMEMORATION

    SC 22 Introduced by: Senators Soholt, Buhl O'Donnell, and Haggar (Jenna) and Representatives Soli, Bolin, Haggar (Don), Haugaard, Holmes, Kirschman, and Zikmund

        A LEGISLATIVE COMMEMORATION, Honoring the 2014 and 2015 Washington High School students of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and their many achievements.

    WHEREAS, one hundred twenty-seven Washington High School students were recognized as Regent Scholars for academic excellence, ninety-three students were Presidential Education Award winners, sixty-four students joined the National Honor Society, and five students qualified for the National Merit Scholarship Competition. Twenty-two seniors held a perfect 4.00 GPA throughout all four years of high school; and

    WHEREAS, eleven Washington High School students were recognized as AP Scholars, two students as AP Scholars with Honor, and one student as an AP Scholar with Distinction. Sixty-five students were Sioux Falls AP Achievement Award winners. These recognitions are awarded for demonstrating outstanding college-level achievement; and

    WHEREAS, Washington High School students earned the 2014 State Outstanding Student Council Award, five students reached national qualification for debate, and twelve students qualified at a national level with the Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA); and

    WHEREAS, Washington High School athletes earned four state titles in girls basketball, softball, girls bowling, and competitive dance and the Washington girls tennis team earned the title of state runner-up; and

    WHEREAS, four Washington High School students participated in the All-State Orchestra, eight students were selected for All-State Band and performed in All-State Jazz Band, twenty students earned places in the All-State Choir, and eleven students participated in the South Dakota Honor Choir. Washington High School's Show Choir was nationally ranked:

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT COMMEMORATED, by the Ninetieth Legislature of the State of South Dakota, that the Legislature honors the 2014 and 2015 Washington High School students for their sports, academic, and fine arts achievements.

    Sen. Rampelberg moved that the Senate do now adjourn, which motion prevailed and at 4:45 p.m. the Senate adjourned.

Kay Johnson, Secretary

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