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Senate Journal 3/1/2017 02:00 PM

JOURNAL OF THE SENATE

NINETY-SECOND SESSION




THIRTY-FIRST DAY




STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA
Senate Chamber, Pierre
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

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

    The prayer was offered by the Chaplain, Fr. Joe Holzhauser, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance led by Senate page Hannah Weinheimer.

    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 thirtieth 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,
Brock L. Greenfield, Chair

    Which motion prevailed.
REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES

MR. PRESIDENT:

    The Committee on Local Government respectfully reports that it has had under consideration HB 1052 and returns the same with the recommendation that said bill be amended as follows:

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    On page 1, line 10, of the House engrossed bill, after "." insert "A state employee who is the subject of retaliation under this section may file a grievance with the Civil Service Commission pursuant to § 3-6D-22. For purposes of an employee of a political subdivision, an appropriate authority includes any human resources department of that political subdivision, if any, any state's attorney, or the attorney general.".

    On page 1, delete lines 11 to 15, inclusive.

    On page 2, delete lines 1 to 4, inclusive.

    And that as so amended said bill do pass.

Also MR. PRESIDENT:

    The Committee on Local Government respectfully reports that it has had under consideration HB 1170 and returns the same with the recommendation that said bill be amended as follows:

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    On page 10, line 14, of the House engrossed bill, delete everything before "directly" and insert "compensation or a promotion".

    And that as so amended said bill do pass.

Also MR. PRESIDENT:

    The Committee on Local Government respectfully reports that it has had under consideration HB 1185 and returns the same with the recommendation that said bill be amended as follows:


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    On page 2, after line 5 of the House Local Government Committee engrossed bill, insert:

"    Section 2. That § 9-38-24 be amended to read:

    9-38-24. The board may establish, improve, care for, regulate, and manage a system of public parks, parkways, and boulevards and with the approval of the governing body may acquire land for such purposes. The board may regulate the planting and trimming of trees and shrubbery in such areas and may establish the channel of any stream or watercourse forming a part of the park system and improve the banks of the stream or watercourse. The board may provide parkways and boulevards for the streets and maintain and regulate the care of the parkways and boulevards. The board may cause the cost of construction and maintenance of the street parkways and boulevards to be assessed against the abutting property as provided in chapter 9-43. The board may establish, maintain, and conduct with or without charge or grant concessions for places of public amusement, recreation, or refreshment within or in connection with such parks. No concession lease or grant may be made for longer than three years, and no professional shows or exhibitions for which an admission price is charged may be given in such parks. However, a lease or grant to a concession may be made by the board for a period not to exceed fifteen fifty years if the concession requires a realty improvement or capital investment or any combination thereof of at least fifty thousand dollars or for a period not to exceed fifty years if the concession requires a realty improvement investment of at least one hundred thousand dollars. ".


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

Respectfully submitted,
Kris Langer, Chair

Also MR. PRESIDENT:

    The Committee on Transportation respectfully reports that it has had under consideration HB 1142 and returns the same with the recommendation that said bill do pass.

Also MR. PRESIDENT:

    The Committee on Transportation respectfully reports that it has had under consideration HB 1082 which was deferred to the 41st Legislative Day.

Respectfully submitted,
Ernie Otten, Chair


Also MR. PRESIDENT:

    The Committee on Health and Human Services respectfully reports that it has had under consideration HB 1195 and returns the same with the recommendation that said bill do pass.

Respectfully submitted,
Deb Soholt, Chair

Also MR. PRESIDENT:

    The Committee on Taxation respectfully reports that it has had under consideration HB 1179 and returns the same with the recommendation that said bill without recommendation.

Respectfully submitted,
Jeff Monroe, Chair

Also MR. PRESIDENT:

    The Committee on Legislative Procedure respectfully reports that the Office of Engrossing and Enrolling has carefully compared SB 7, 68, 71, 74, 77, 82, 84, 86, 118, 123, 131, 140, 143, and 145 and finds the same correctly enrolled.

Also MR. PRESIDENT:

    The Committee on Legislative Procedure respectfully reports that SB 21, 39, 40, 41, 42, and 83 were delivered to his Excellency, the Governor, for his approval at 10:15 a.m., March 1, 2017.

Respectfully submitted,
Brock L. Greenfield, Chair

MESSAGES FROM THE HOUSE

MR. PRESIDENT:

    I have the honor to return herewith SB 44, 81, 102, and 120 which have been amended by the House and your concurrence in the amendments is respectfully requested.

Also MR. PRESIDENT:

    I have the honor to transmit herewith HCR 1012 which has been adopted by the House and your concurrence is respectfully requested.



Also MR. PRESIDENT:

    I have the honor to return herewith SB 7, 68, 71, 74, 77, 82, 84, 86, 118, 123, 131, 140, 143, and 145 which have passed the House without change.

Also MR. PRESIDENT:

    I have the honor to return herewith SCR 12 and 14 in which the House has concurred.

Respectfully,
Arlene Kvislen, Chief Clerk

MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS

    Sen. Stalzer moved that the Senate do concur in House amendments to SB 6.

    The question being on Sen. Stalzer's motion that the Senate do concur in House amendments to SB 6.

    And the roll being called:

    Yeas 35, Nays 0, Excused 0, Absent 0

    Yeas:
Bolin; Cammack; Cronin; Curd; Ewing; Frerichs; Greenfield (Brock); Haverly; Heinert; Jensen (Phil); Kennedy; Killer; Klumb; Kolbeck; Langer; Maher; Monroe; Nelson; Nesiba; Netherton; Novstrup; Otten (Ernie); Partridge; Peters; Rusch; Russell; Soholt; Solano; Stalzer; Sutton; Tapio; Tidemann; White; Wiik; Youngberg

    So the motion having received an affirmative vote of a majority of the members-elect, the President declared the motion carried and the amendments were concurred in.

    HCR 1012: A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION, Urging Congress, the President of the United States, and the President's trade representatives to welcome free trade and support strong trade commerce within the agricultural industry.

    Was read the first time, the President Pro Tempore waived the referral to committee, and placed HCR 1012 on the calendar of Thursday, March 2nd, the 32nd legislative day.


    Sen. Curd moved that HB 1141 be placed to follow HB 1165 on today's calendar.

    Which motion prevailed.

    Sen. Curd moved that HB 1184 and 1097 be deferred to Thursday, March 2nd, the 32nd legislative day.

    Which motion prevailed.

    Sen. Curd moved that when we adjourn today, we adjourn to convene at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, March 2nd, the 32nd legislative day.

    Which motion prevailed.

CONSIDERATION OF REPORTS OF COMMITTEES

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

    Judiciary on HB 1103 as found on page 582 of the Senate Journal; also

    Judiciary on HB 1113 as found on page 582 of the Senate Journal; also

    Joint Committee on Appropriations on SB 172 as found on page 580 of the Senate Journal be adopted.

    Which motion prevailed.

CONSIDERATION OF CONSENT EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENTS

    The Senate proceeded to the consideration of the executive appointment of William Shorma of Union County, Dakota Dunes, South Dakota, to the South Dakota Lottery Commission.

    The question being “Does the Senate advise and consent to the executive appointment of William Shorma pursuant to the executive message as found on page 514 of the Senate Journal?”

    And the roll being called:

    Yeas 35, Nays 0, Excused 0, Absent 0


    Yeas:
Bolin; Cammack; Cronin; Curd; Ewing; Frerichs; Greenfield (Brock); Haverly; Heinert; Jensen (Phil); Kennedy; Killer; Klumb; Kolbeck; Langer; Maher; Monroe; Nelson; Nesiba; Netherton; Novstrup; Otten (Ernie); Partridge; Peters; Rusch; Russell; Soholt; Solano; Stalzer; Sutton; Tapio; Tidemann; White; Wiik; Youngberg

    So the question having received an affirmative vote of a majority of the members-elect, the President declared the appointment confirmed.

SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS

    SB 43: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to make an appropriation to expand intensive methamphetamine treatment services within the Department of Social Services and to declare an emergency.

    Was read the second time.

    The question being “Shall SB 43 pass?”

    And the roll being called:

    Yeas 30, Nays 5, Excused 0, Absent 0

    Yeas:
Bolin; Cammack; Cronin; Curd; Ewing; Frerichs; Greenfield (Brock); Haverly; Heinert; Kennedy; Killer; Klumb; Kolbeck; Langer; Maher; Nesiba; Netherton; Novstrup; Otten (Ernie); Partridge; Rusch; Soholt; Solano; Stalzer; Sutton; Tapio; Tidemann; White; Wiik; Youngberg

    Nays:
Jensen (Phil); Monroe; Nelson; Peters; Russell

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

    SB 172: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to authorize the South Dakota Building Authority to provide for the construction of and improvements to the State Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory and infrastructure at South Dakota State University, to transfer certain funds, to make an appropriation, and to declare an emergency.

    Was read the second time.


    The question being “Shall SB 172 pass as amended?”

    And the roll being called:

    Yeas 30, Nays 5, Excused 0, Absent 0

    Yeas:
Bolin; Cammack; Curd; Ewing; Frerichs; Greenfield (Brock); Haverly; Heinert; Kennedy; Killer; Klumb; Kolbeck; Langer; Maher; Nelson; Nesiba; Novstrup; Otten (Ernie); Partridge; Peters; Rusch; Soholt; Solano; Stalzer; Sutton; Tapio; Tidemann; White; Wiik; Youngberg

    Nays:
Cronin; Jensen (Phil); Monroe; Netherton; Russell

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

SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS

    HB 1130: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to revise certain provisions that provide transparency and public comment for ballot measures and amendments to the Constitution.

    Was read the second time.

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    Sen. Sutton moved that HB 1130 be amended as follows:

    On page 5, line 18, of the Senate State Affairs Committee engrossed bill, after "occur" insert "within sixty days from the date which the initiated measure or initiated amendment to the Constitution is submitted to the attorney general pursuant to § 12-13-25.1 and".

    Which motion prevailed.

    The question being “Shall HB 1130 pass as amended?”

    And the roll being called:

    Yeas 7, Nays 28, Excused 0, Absent 0

    Yeas:
Cammack; Greenfield (Brock); Jensen (Phil); Netherton; Novstrup; Rusch; Tapio


    Nays:
Bolin; Cronin; Curd; Ewing; Frerichs; Haverly; Heinert; Kennedy; Killer; Klumb; Kolbeck; Langer; Maher; Monroe; Nelson; Nesiba; Otten (Ernie); Partridge; Peters; Russell; Soholt; Solano; Stalzer; Sutton; Tidemann; White; Wiik; Youngberg

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

    HB 1183: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to provide and revise certain provisions regarding mental health procedures in criminal justice, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency.

    Was read the second time.

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    Sen. Solano moved that HB 1183 be amended as follows:

    On the Senate Health and Human Services Committee engrossed bill, delete all Senate Health and Human Services Committee amendments, thus restoring the bill to the House Judiciary Committee engrossed version.

    Which motion prevailed.

    The question being “Shall HB 1183 pass as amended?”

    And the roll being called:

    Yeas 32, Nays 3, Excused 0, Absent 0

    Yeas:
Bolin; Cammack; Cronin; Curd; Ewing; Frerichs; Greenfield (Brock); Haverly; Heinert; Kennedy; Killer; Klumb; Kolbeck; Langer; Maher; Monroe; Nesiba; Netherton; Novstrup; Otten (Ernie); Partridge; Peters; Rusch; Soholt; Solano; Stalzer; Sutton; Tapio; Tidemann; White; Wiik; Youngberg

    Nays:
Jensen (Phil); Nelson; Russell

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


    HB 1107: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to revise certain provisions regarding the approval by the governing board of licenses for alcoholic beverages.

    Was read the second time.

    The question being “Shall HB 1107 pass?”

    And the roll being called:

    Yeas 31, Nays 4, Excused 0, Absent 0

    Yeas:
Bolin; Cammack; Cronin; Curd; Ewing; Frerichs; Greenfield (Brock); Haverly; Heinert; Jensen (Phil); Kennedy; Killer; Klumb; Langer; Maher; Monroe; Nelson; Nesiba; Netherton; Novstrup; Partridge; Peters; Rusch; Soholt; Solano; Stalzer; Sutton; Tapio; Tidemann; White; Youngberg

    Nays:
Kolbeck; Otten (Ernie); Russell; Wiik

    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.

    HB 1053: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to revise certain provisions concerning the attorney recruitment assistance program.

    Was read the second time.

    The question being “Shall HB 1053 pass?”

    And the roll being called:

    Yeas 30, Nays 5, Excused 0, Absent 0

    Yeas:
Cammack; Cronin; Curd; Ewing; Frerichs; Greenfield (Brock); Haverly; Heinert; Kennedy; Killer; Klumb; Kolbeck; Langer; Maher; Monroe; Nesiba; Netherton; Novstrup; Partridge; Peters; Rusch; Soholt; Solano; Stalzer; Sutton; Tapio; Tidemann; White; Wiik; Youngberg

    Nays:
Bolin; Jensen (Phil); Nelson; Otten (Ernie); Russell

    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.


    HB 1100: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to allow law enforcement to initiate a mental illness hold in domestic abuse situations.

    Was read the second time.

    The question being “Shall HB 1100 pass as amended?”

    And the roll being called:

    Yeas 33, Nays 2, Excused 0, Absent 0

    Yeas:
Bolin; Cammack; Cronin; Curd; Ewing; Frerichs; Greenfield (Brock); Haverly; Heinert; Jensen (Phil); Kennedy; Killer; Klumb; Kolbeck; Langer; Maher; Monroe; Nesiba; Netherton; Novstrup; Partridge; Peters; Rusch; Russell; Soholt; Solano; Stalzer; Sutton; Tapio; Tidemann; White; Wiik; Youngberg

    Nays:
Nelson; Otten (Ernie)

    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.

    HB 1144: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to revise certain provisions regarding commercial driver license disqualification for refusing to submit to a chemical analysis.

    Was read the second time.

    The question being “Shall HB 1144 pass?”

    And the roll being called:

    Yeas 22, Nays 13, Excused 0, Absent 0

    Yeas:
Bolin; Cammack; Cronin; Curd; Haverly; Jensen (Phil); Kennedy; Killer; Klumb; Kolbeck; Langer; Novstrup; Otten (Ernie); Peters; Rusch; Russell; Soholt; Solano; Stalzer; Tapio; Tidemann; White

    Nays:
Ewing; Frerichs; Greenfield (Brock); Heinert; Maher; Monroe; Nelson; Nesiba; Netherton; Partridge; Sutton; Wiik; Youngberg

    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.


    HB 1165: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to provide for annually updated financial interest statements for any person elected to federal, statewide, or local office.

    Was read the second time.

    The question being “Shall HB 1165 pass as amended?”

    And the roll being called:

    Yeas 35, Nays 0, Excused 0, Absent 0

    Yeas:
Bolin; Cammack; Cronin; Curd; Ewing; Frerichs; Greenfield (Brock); Haverly; Heinert; Jensen (Phil); Kennedy; Killer; Klumb; Kolbeck; Langer; Maher; Monroe; Nelson; Nesiba; Netherton; Novstrup; Otten (Ernie); Partridge; Peters; Rusch; Russell; Soholt; Solano; Stalzer; Sutton; Tapio; Tidemann; White; Wiik; Youngberg

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

    The question being on the title.

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    Sen. Peters moved that the title to HB 1165 be amended as follows:


    On page 1, line 2, of the House State Affairs Committee engrossed bill, delete "federal, statewide," and insert "statewide".

    Which motion prevailed and the title was so amended.

    HB 1141: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to provide for a legislative task force to consider certain legislation proposed to revise provisions regarding the constitutional amendment, initiative and referendum process in South Dakota.

    Was read the second time.


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    Sen. Sutton moved that HB 1141 be amended as follows:

    On page 2 of the Senate State Affairs Committee engrossed bill, delete lines 4 to 11, inclusive, and insert:

"

            (5)    Two members to be appointed by the Governor. One member shall have a business background and one member shall have an agricultural background and no more than one member may be from the same political party;

            (6)    Two members of the Board of Elections to be appointed by the board and no more than one member may be from the same political party;

            (7)    One member to be appointed by the speaker of the House who is a faculty member of a political science department of a college or university in the state and is either registered as an independent or a member of a minority party;

            (8)    One member who is a representative of and to be appointed by the South Dakota Municipal League; and

            (9)    One member who is a representative of and to be appointed by the South Dakota Association of County Commissioners.".

    Which motion prevailed.

    The question being “Shall HB 1141 pass as amended?”

    And the roll being called:

    Yeas 28, Nays 7, Excused 0, Absent 0

    Yeas:
Bolin; Cammack; Cronin; Curd; Ewing; Haverly; Jensen (Phil); Klumb; Kolbeck; Maher; Monroe; Nelson; Netherton; Novstrup; Otten (Ernie); Partridge; Peters; Rusch; Russell; Soholt; Solano; Stalzer; Sutton; Tapio; Tidemann; White; Wiik; Youngberg

    Nays:
Frerichs; Greenfield (Brock); Heinert; Kennedy; Killer; Langer; Nesiba

    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.


SIGNING OF BILLS

    The President publicly read the title to

    SB 7: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to revise the criteria for determining if property is classified as agricultural land for property tax purposes.

    SB 68: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to revise certain alcoholic beverage sampling provisions.

    SB 71: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to revise certain provisions of the reinvestment payment program.

    SB 74: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to exempt the elected members of the governing board of any federally recognized Indian tribe from the requirement to register as lobbyists.

    SB 77: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to provide for a fiscal note for any initiated measure, initiated amendment to the Constitution, or referred law that would have a fiscal impact on the state.

    SB 82: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to revise certain provisions regarding the review of juvenile corrections.

    SB 84: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to provide for the suspension of the probationary period for juvenile probationers under certain conditions.

    SB 86: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to revise certain provisions regarding the deposit of county funds.

    SB 118: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to allow for special motor vehicle license plates depicting the Dignity sculpture.

    SB 123: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to revise the area where certain nonresident waterfowl licenses may be issued.

    SB 131: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to revise certain provisions concerning the period of time certain persons are prohibited from lobbying after leaving office.

    SB 140: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to require schools to provide instruction in hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

    SB 143: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to create an off-sale delivery license and to allow certain off-sale licensees to deliver alcohol.

    SB 145: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to provide limitation on liability for certain architects and engineers



    HB 1005: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to require the Government Operations and Audit Committee to provide oversight to the Board of Regents on issues relating to the university centers.

    HB 1044: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to revise certain provisions regarding wholesale drug distributors, to provide for licensure and regulation of outsourcing facilities for certain drugs, and to establish a fee for licensure of outsourcing facilities.

    HB 1084: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to allow chiropractic corporations operated as sole proprietorships to be operated for a certain time after the death of the chiropractor.

    HB 1124: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to exempt a person with a commercial driver license from the requirement to have a hazardous materials endorsement on the license under certain conditions.

    HB 1174: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to revise certain provisions concerning how stop lamps shall be mounted and displayed on vehicles and trailers.

    And signed the same in the presence of the Senate.

COMMEMORATIONS

    SC 35 Introduced by: Senator Haverly and Representatives Campbell and DiSanto

        A LEGISLATIVE COMMEMORATION, Recognizing and congratulating Joshua Kjellerson of Boy Scout Troop 131 for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

    WHEREAS, Joshua Kjellerson, of Rapid City, South Dakota, has completed the necessary requirements and has been examined by the Eagle Scout Board of Review and found worthy of the rank of Eagle Scout; and

    WHEREAS, the Eagle Scout Award is the highest rank a young man can achieve within the Boy Scouts of America, and Joshua was made an official Eagle Scout on August 11, 2016; and

    WHEREAS, Joshua has shown steady and persistent progress through the ranks to achieve this prestigious award and has taken an oath to be trustworthy, loyal, helpful, friendly, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, and reverent; and

    WHEREAS, Joshua has shown exemplary performance, outstanding character, leadership, loyalty, dedication, and commitment in the Boy Scouts of America:

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT COMMEMORATED, by the Ninety-Second Legislature of the State of South Dakota, that the Legislature recognizes and congratulates Joshua Kjellerson, a member of Boy Scout Troop 131, for achieving the elevated rank of Eagle Scout.

    SC 36 Introduced by: Senators Bolin, Cammack, Ewing, Frerichs, Heinert, Kennedy, Killer, Klumb, Kolbeck, Monroe, Nesiba, Netherton, Novstrup, Otten (Ernie), Partridge, Peters, Rusch, Soholt, Stalzer, Sutton, Tapio, White, Wiik, and Youngberg and Representatives Anderson, Glanzer, Greenfield (Lana), Holmes, Hunhoff, Jensen (Kevin), Kaiser, Kettwig, McCleerey, Otten (Herman), Peterson (Kent), Pischke, Qualm, Rasmussen, Reed, Rhoden, Ring, Rozum, Schoenfish, Steinhauer, Turbiville, Wiese, and York

        A LEGISLATIVE COMMEMORATION, Honoring Christopher Todd Jumper of Boy Scout Troop 28, North Sioux City, South Dakota, for earning the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America.

    WHEREAS, the rank of Eagle Scout is the highest award in the Boy Scouts of America and is awarded for earning at least twenty-one merit badges and completing a project to benefit the community, all while maintaining all tenants of the Scout Oath and Scout Law; and

    WHEREAS, Christopher earned all required merit badges and completed a community benefit project planting trees and installing benches in an outdoor learning center at the North Sioux City Public Library for members of the community to enjoy; and

    WHEREAS, the average age for a scout to receive the high honor of Eagle Scout is seventeen, but, impressively, Christopher is only fifteen years of age and a freshman at Dakota Valley High School; and

    WHEREAS, only five percent of all boy scouts achieve the rank of Eagle Scout; and

    WHEREAS, Christopher Todd Jumper's commitment to improving his community, working to achieve a challenging goal, and earning the rank of Eagle Scout demonstrate his desire to achieve excellence:

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT COMMEMORATED, by the Ninety-Second Legislature of the State of South Dakota, that the Legislature recognizes Christopher Todd Jumper of Boy Scout Troop 28 for earning the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America.

    SC 37 Introduced by: Senators Bolin, Cammack, Ewing, Frerichs, Heinert, Kennedy, Killer, Klumb, Kolbeck, Monroe, Nesiba, Netherton, Novstrup, Otten (Ernie), Partridge, Peters, Rusch, Soholt, Stalzer, Sutton, Tapio, White, Wiik, and Youngberg and Representatives Anderson, Glanzer, Greenfield (Lana), Holmes, Hunhoff, Jensen (Kevin), Kaiser, Kettwig, McCleerey, Otten (Herman), Peterson (Kent), Qualm, Rasmussen, Reed, Rhoden, Ring, Rozum, Schoenfish, Steinhauer, Turbiville, Wiese, and York

        A LEGISLATIVE COMMEMORATION, Honoring the Beresford and Alcester-Hudson School District cooperative wrestling program for an excellent season and for victorious performances in the 2017 Class B State Wrestling Tournament.

    WHEREAS, the Beresford and Alcester-Hudson school districts agreed to field a cooperative wrestling team in the 2016-2017 school year; and

    WHEREAS, members of the community, school district personnel, and team members worked well together; and

    WHEREAS, the team won many individual matches and championships in 2016-2017; and

    WHEREAS, the team completed the 2016-2017 season by winning the South Dakota High School Activities Association Class B State Championship; and

    WHEREAS, Kellyn March, Dakota Galt, Ty Haneke, and Nick Casperson all won individual state championships:

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT COMMEMORATED, by the Ninety-Second Legislature of the State of South Dakota, that the Legislature congratulates the Beresford and Alcester-Hudson School District cooperative wrestling team and their coach Tyler Sorenson for their outstanding accomplishments in the current school year.

    Sen. Solano moved that the Senate do now adjourn, which motion prevailed and at 4:21 p.m. the Senate adjourned.

Kay Johnson, Secretary


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