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House of Representatives Journal 3/1/2017 02:00 PM

JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE

NINETY-SECOND SESSION




THIRTY-FIRST DAY




STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA
House of Representatives, Pierre
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

    The House convened at 2:00 p.m., pursuant to adjournment, the Speaker presiding.

    The prayer was offered by the Chaplain, Fr. David Hussey, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance led by House page Kade Larson.

    Roll Call: All members present except Reps. Carson and McPherson who were excused.

APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL

MR. SPEAKER:

    The Committee on Legislative Procedure respectfully reports that the Chief Clerk of the House has had under consideration the House 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,
G. Mark Mickelson, Chair

    Which motion prevailed.
RECOGNITION

    Speaker Mickelson recognized and introduced former Representative Dean Wink who served as Speaker of the House of Representatives in 2015 and 2016. He spoke briefly and presided over the unveiling of his portrait.

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES

MR. SPEAKER:

    The Committee on State Affairs respectfully reports that it has had under consideration SB 117, 124, and 149 and returns the same with the recommendation that said bills do pass.

Also MR. SPEAKER:

    The Committee on State Affairs respectfully reports that it has had under consideration SB 98, 99, and 116 and returns the same with the recommendation that said bills do pass and be placed on the consent calendar.

Respectfully submitted,
Larry Rhoden, Chair

Also MR. SPEAKER:

    The Committee on Education respectfully reports that it has had under consideration HCR 1010 which was tabled.

Respectfully submitted,
Timothy R. Johns, Chair

Also MR. SPEAKER:

    The Committee on Judiciary respectfully reports that it has had under consideration SB 28 and 29 and returns the same with the recommendation that said bills do pass and be placed on the consent calendar.


Also MR. SPEAKER:

    The Committee on Judiciary respectfully reports that it has had under consideration SB 141 and returns the same with the recommendation that said bill be amended as follows:

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    On page 36, line 1, of the Senate Judiciary Committee engrossed bill, overstrike "it is presumed" and insert "there is a rebuttable presumption".

    On page 36, overstrike lines 3 to 5, inclusive.

    And that as so amended said bill do pass.

Also MR. SPEAKER:

    The Committee on Judiciary respectfully reports that it has had under consideration SB 144 and 167 which were deferred to the 41st Legislative Day.

Respectfully submitted,
Mike Stevens, Chair

Also MR. SPEAKER:

    The Committee on Commerce and Energy respectfully reports that it has had under consideration SB 88 and 104 and returns the same with the recommendation that said bills do pass.

Also MR. SPEAKER:

    The Committee on Commerce and Energy respectfully reports that it has had under consideration SB 60 and returns the same with the recommendation that said bill do pass and be placed on the consent calendar.

Respectfully submitted,
Tim Rounds, Chair

MESSAGES FROM THE SENATE

MR. SPEAKER:

    I have the honor to return herewith HCR 1011, 1013, and 1014 in which the Senate has concurred.



Also MR. SPEAKER:

    I have the honor to return herewith HB 1071, 1083, 1117, 1118, 1149, and 1211 which have passed the Senate without change.

Also MR. SPEAKER:

    I have the honor to inform your honorable body that HB 1096, 1109, and 1133 were lost for failure to be placed on the Senate calendar.

Respectfully,
Kay Johnson, Secretary

MOTIONS AND RESOLUTIONS

    Rep. Johnson moved that the House do concur in Senate amendments to HB 1065.

    The question being on Rep. Johnson's motion that the House do concur in Senate amendments to HB 1065.

    And the roll being called:

    Yeas 65, Nays 3, Excused 2, Absent 0

    Yeas:
Ahlers; Anderson; Bartels; Bartling; Beal; Bordeaux; Brunner; Campbell; Chase; Clark; Conzet; Dennert; DiSanto; Duvall; Frye-Mueller; Glanzer; Goodwin; Gosch; Greenfield (Lana); Haggar; Haugaard; Hawley; Heinemann; Holmes; Howard; Hunhoff; Jamison; Jensen (Kevin); Johnson; Kaiser; Karr; Kettwig; Lake; Latterell; Lesmeister; Livermont; Lust; Marty; May; McCleerey; Mills; Peterson (Kent); Peterson (Sue); Pischke; Qualm; Rasmussen; Reed; Rhoden; Ring; Rounds; Rozum; Schaefer; Schoenfish; Smith; Soli; Steinhauer; Tieszen; Tulson; Turbiville; Wiese; Willadsen; Wismer; York; Zikmund; Speaker Mickelson

    Nays:
Johns; Otten (Herman); Stevens

    Excused:
Carson; McPherson

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


    Rep. Heinemann moved that the House do concur in Senate amendments to HB 1077.

    The question being on Rep. Heinemann's motion that the House do concur in Senate amendments to HB 1077.

    And the roll being called:

    Yeas 67, Nays 1, Excused 2, Absent 0

    Yeas:
Ahlers; Anderson; Bartels; Bartling; Beal; Bordeaux; Brunner; Campbell; Chase; Clark; Conzet; Dennert; DiSanto; Duvall; Frye-Mueller; Glanzer; Goodwin; Gosch; Greenfield (Lana); Haggar; Haugaard; Hawley; Heinemann; Holmes; Howard; Hunhoff; Jamison; Jensen (Kevin); Johns; Johnson; Kaiser; Karr; Kettwig; Lake; Latterell; Lesmeister; Livermont; Lust; Marty; May; McCleerey; Mills; Otten (Herman); Peterson (Kent); Peterson (Sue); Pischke; Qualm; Rasmussen; Reed; Rhoden; Ring; Rounds; Rozum; Schaefer; Schoenfish; Smith; Soli; Steinhauer; Stevens; Tieszen; Tulson; Turbiville; Wiese; Wismer; York; Zikmund; Speaker Mickelson

    Nays:
Willadsen

    Excused:
Carson; McPherson

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

CONSIDERATION OF REPORTS OF COMMITTEES

    Rep. Qualm moved that the reports of the Standing Committees on

    Local Government on SB 78 as found on page 564 of the House Journal; also

    Transportation on SB 80 as found on page 565 of the House Journal be adopted.

    Which motion prevailed.


SECOND READING OF CONSENT CALENDAR ITEMS

    SB 90: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to repeal certain provisions related to certain prior statements of a witness subject to discovery and to establish the rationale and effect of the repeal.

    Was read the second time.

    The question being "Shall SB 90 pass as amended?"

    And the roll being called:

    Yeas 68, Nays 0, Excused 2, Absent 0

    Yeas:
Ahlers; Anderson; Bartels; Bartling; Beal; Bordeaux; Brunner; Campbell; Chase; Clark; Conzet; Dennert; DiSanto; Duvall; Frye-Mueller; Glanzer; Goodwin; Gosch; Greenfield (Lana); Haggar; Haugaard; Hawley; Heinemann; Holmes; Howard; Hunhoff; Jamison; Jensen (Kevin); Johns; Johnson; Kaiser; Karr; Kettwig; Lake; Latterell; Lesmeister; Livermont; Lust; Marty; May; McCleerey; Mills; Otten (Herman); Peterson (Kent); Peterson (Sue); Pischke; Qualm; Rasmussen; Reed; Rhoden; Ring; Rounds; Rozum; Schaefer; Schoenfish; Smith; Soli; Steinhauer; Stevens; Tieszen; Tulson; Turbiville; Wiese; Willadsen; Wismer; York; Zikmund; Speaker Mickelson

    Excused:
Carson; McPherson

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

    There being no objection, the House proceeded to Order of Business No. 14.

SECOND READING OF SENATE BILLS AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS

    Rep. Qualm moved that SB 136 be placed to precede SB 103 on today's calendar.

    Which motion prevailed.

    Speaker Pro tempore Haggar now presiding.


    SB 136: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to permit and regulate the practice of licensed certified professional midwives.

    Was read the second time.

    The question being "Shall SB 136 pass as amended?"

    And the roll being called:

    Yeas 52, Nays 16, Excused 2, Absent 0

    Yeas:
Ahlers; Bartels; Bartling; Beal; Bordeaux; Brunner; Campbell; Chase; Clark; Dennert; DiSanto; Duvall; Frye-Mueller; Goodwin; Greenfield (Lana); Haggar; Haugaard; Hawley; Heinemann; Holmes; Howard; Jensen (Kevin); Johns; Johnson; Kaiser; Karr; Kettwig; Latterell; Lesmeister; Livermont; Marty; May; McCleerey; Mills; Otten (Herman); Peterson (Kent); Peterson (Sue); Pischke; Qualm; Rasmussen; Rhoden; Rozum; Schaefer; Schoenfish; Soli; Steinhauer; Tieszen; Tulson; Turbiville; Wiese; Wismer; Speaker Mickelson

    Nays:
Anderson; Conzet; Glanzer; Gosch; Hunhoff; Jamison; Lake; Lust; Reed; Ring; Rounds; Smith; Stevens; Willadsen; York; Zikmund

    Excused:
Carson; McPherson

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

    SB 103: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to revise certain provisions concerning the process for truancy citations and formal petitions.

    Was read the second time.

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    Rep. Wismer moved that SB 103 be amended as follows:

    On page 5, after line 18 of the printed bill, insert:

"    Section 7. Whereas, this Act is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety, 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 103 pass as amended?"

    And the roll being called:

    Yeas 65, Nays 0, Excused 5, Absent 0

    Yeas:
Ahlers; Anderson; Bartels; Bartling; Beal; Bordeaux; Brunner; Campbell; Chase; Clark; Conzet; Dennert; Duvall; Frye-Mueller; Glanzer; Goodwin; Gosch; Greenfield (Lana); Haggar; Haugaard; Hawley; Heinemann; Holmes; Howard; Hunhoff; Jamison; Jensen (Kevin); Johns; Johnson; Kaiser; Karr; Kettwig; Lake; Latterell; Lesmeister; Livermont; Lust; Marty; May; McCleerey; Mills; Peterson (Kent); Peterson (Sue); Pischke; Qualm; Rasmussen; Reed; Rhoden; Ring; Rounds; Rozum; Schaefer; Schoenfish; Smith; Soli; Steinhauer; Stevens; Tieszen; Tulson; Turbiville; Wiese; Willadsen; Wismer; York; Zikmund

    Excused:
Carson; DiSanto; McPherson; Otten (Herman); Speaker Mickelson

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

    The question being on the title.

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    Rep. Wismer moved that the title to SB 103 be amended as follows:

    On page 1, line 2, of the printed bill, after "petitions" insert "and to declare an emergency".

    Which motion prevailed and the title was so amended.

    SB 164: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to revise the length of the maximum probationary period for juvenile probationers.

    Was read the second time.


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    Rep. Kaiser moved that SB 164 be amended as follows:

    On page 4, after line 3 of the Senate Judiciary Committee engrossed bill, insert:

"    Section 3. That subdivision (10) of § 26-8C-7 be amended to read:

            (10)    The court may only commit a child to the Department of Corrections if the judge finds that:

            (a)    No viable alternative exists;

            (b)    The Department of Corrections is the least restrictive alternative; and

            (c)    The child is currently adjudicated delinquent for an offense eligible for transfer proceedings pursuant to § 26-11-3.1; the child is currently adjudicated delinquent for a crime of violence pursuant to subdivision 22-1-2(9), sex offense pursuant to § 22-24B-1, felony sexual registry offense pursuant to chapter 22-24B, or burglary in the second degree pursuant to § 22-32-3; or the court finds from evidence presented at the dispositional hearing or from the pre-dispositional report that the youth presents a significant risk of physical harm to themselves or to another person.
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    Which motion prevailed.

    The question being "Shall SB 164 pass as amended?"

    And the roll being called:

    Yeas 65, Nays 0, Excused 5, Absent 0

    Yeas:
Ahlers; Bartels; Bartling; Beal; Bordeaux; Brunner; Campbell; Chase; Clark; Conzet; Dennert; DiSanto; Duvall; Frye-Mueller; Glanzer; Goodwin; Gosch; Greenfield (Lana); Haggar; Haugaard; Hawley; Heinemann; Holmes; Howard; Hunhoff; Jamison; Jensen (Kevin); Johns; Johnson; Kaiser; Karr; Kettwig; Lake; Latterell; Lesmeister; Livermont; Lust; Marty; May; McCleerey; Mills; Peterson (Kent); Peterson (Sue); Pischke; Qualm; Rasmussen; Reed; Rhoden; Ring; Rounds; Rozum; Schaefer; Schoenfish; Smith; Soli; Steinhauer; Stevens; Tieszen; Tulson; Turbiville; Wiese; Willadsen; Wismer; York; Zikmund

    Excused:
Anderson; Carson; McPherson; Otten (Herman); Speaker Mickelson

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



    The question being on the title.

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    Rep. Kaiser moved that the title to SB 164 be amended as follows:

    On page 1, line 2, of the Senate Judiciary Committee engrossed bill, after "probationers" insert "and to revise the conditions of a juvenile commitment to the Department of Corrections".

    Which motion prevailed and the title was so amended.

    SB 113: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to require certain provisions to be met before distribution of the 911 emergency surcharge revenue and to revise the effective date for the sunset clause provisions that lower the 911 emergency surcharge and revise the method of distributing funds.

    Was read the second time.

    The question being "Shall SB 113 pass?"

    And the roll being called:

    Yeas 62, Nays 5, Excused 3, Absent 0

    Yeas:
Ahlers; Anderson; Bartels; Bartling; Beal; Bordeaux; Brunner; Campbell; Chase; Clark; Conzet; DiSanto; Duvall; Glanzer; Gosch; Haggar; Haugaard; Hawley; Heinemann; Holmes; Howard; Hunhoff; Jamison; Jensen (Kevin); Johns; Johnson; Kaiser; Karr; Kettwig; Lake; Latterell; Lesmeister; Livermont; Lust; Marty; May; McCleerey; Mills; Peterson (Kent); Peterson (Sue); Pischke; Qualm; Rasmussen; Reed; Rhoden; Ring; Rounds; Rozum; Schaefer; Schoenfish; Smith; Soli; Steinhauer; Stevens; Tieszen; Tulson; Turbiville; Wiese; Willadsen; York; Zikmund; Speaker Mickelson

    Nays:
Dennert; Frye-Mueller; Goodwin; Greenfield (Lana); Wismer

    Excused:
Carson; McPherson; Otten (Herman)

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

    SB 154: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to require the Department of Transportation to utilize native plants on new or remodeled state properties at rest areas as landscape.

    Was read the second time.



    The question being "Shall SB 154 pass as amended?"

    And the roll being called:

    Yeas 28, Nays 36, Excused 6, Absent 0

    Yeas:
Ahlers; Bartels; Bartling; Bordeaux; Campbell; Dennert; Goodwin; Gosch; Hawley; Jamison; Jensen (Kevin); Johnson; Kaiser; Lesmeister; Livermont; Lust; May; McCleerey; Pischke; Rasmussen; Ring; Schaefer; Schoenfish; Smith; Steinhauer; Tulson; Wismer; York

    Nays:
Anderson; Beal; Brunner; Chase; Clark; Conzet; Duvall; Frye-Mueller; Glanzer; Greenfield (Lana); Haggar; Haugaard; Heinemann; Holmes; Howard; Hunhoff; Johns; Karr; Kettwig; Lake; Latterell; Marty; Mills; Peterson (Kent); Peterson (Sue); Qualm; Reed; Rhoden; Rounds; Rozum; Stevens; Tieszen; Turbiville; Wiese; Willadsen; Zikmund

    Excused:
Carson; DiSanto; McPherson; Otten (Herman); Soli; Speaker Mickelson

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

    Rep. Qualm moved that SB 125 be deferred to Thursday, March 2, the 32nd legislative day.

    Which motion prevailed.

    There being no objection, the House reverted to Order of Business No. 13.

SECOND READING OF HOUSE BILLS AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS

    HB 1014: FOR AN ACT ENTITLED, An Act to make an appropriation for the purchase of land by the South Dakota Department of the Military for use by the South Dakota Army National Guard and to declare an emergency.

    Was read the second time.

    The question being "Shall HB 1014 pass?"

    And the roll being called:

    Yeas 58, Nays 4, Excused 8, Absent 0


    Yeas:
Anderson; Bartels; Bartling; Beal; Bordeaux; Campbell; Chase; Clark; Conzet; Duvall; Frye-Mueller; Glanzer; Goodwin; Greenfield (Lana); Haggar; Haugaard; Hawley; Heinemann; Holmes; Howard; Hunhoff; Jamison; Jensen (Kevin); Johns; Johnson; Karr; Kettwig; Lake; Latterell; Lesmeister; Lust; Marty; May; McCleerey; Mills; Peterson (Kent); Peterson (Sue); Pischke; Qualm; Rasmussen; Reed; Rhoden; Ring; Rounds; Rozum; Schaefer; Schoenfish; Smith; Steinhauer; Stevens; Tieszen; Tulson; Turbiville; Wiese; Willadsen; Wismer; York; Zikmund

    Nays:
Dennert; Gosch; Kaiser; Livermont

    Excused:
Ahlers; Brunner; Carson; DiSanto; McPherson; Otten (Herman); Soli; Speaker Mickelson

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

    There being no objection, the House reverted to Order of Business No. 5.

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES

MR. SPEAKER:

    The Committee on Legislative Procedure respectfully reports that HB 1045, 1059, 1060, 1068, 1080, 1087, 1091, 1095, and 1122 were delivered to his Excellency, the Governor, for his approval at 10:15 a.m., March 1, 2017.

Also MR. SPEAKER:

    The Committee on Legislative Procedure respectfully reports that the Office of Engrossing and Enrolling has carefully compared HB 1071, 1083, 1117, 1118, 1149, and 1211 and finds the same correctly enrolled.

Respectfully submitted,

G. Mark Mickelson, Chair


COMMEMORATIONS

    HC 1022 Introduced by: Representatives Peterson (Sue), Ahlers, and Pischke and Senator Langer

        A LEGISLATIVE COMMEMORATION, Honoring and commending Abby Shay Neff of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for receiving the President's Volunteer Service Award and local honors from the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.

    WHEREAS, the President's Volunteer Service Award recognizes students' understanding of social responsibility and action as important components of education and civil society; and

    WHEREAS, Abby Shay Neff has volunteered over five hundred hours for the Washington Pavilion's many programs; and

    WHEREAS, Abby Shay Neff has spent over two hundred hours providing art supplies to area nonprofit organizations and hospitals with her Recycled Rainbows community service project; and

    WHEREAS, Abby Shay Neff created the #ColorChristmasBright Project that went into a local school and delivered over one thousand handmade crayons and one hundred sixty coloring books to underserved kindergarteners and first graders:

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT COMMEMORATED, by the Ninety-Second Legislature of the State of South Dakota, that the Legislature commends and recognizes Abby Shay Neff of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for the honor of receiving both the President's Volunteer Service Award and local honors from the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.

    HC 1023 Introduced by: Representatives Peterson (Sue), Ahlers, and Pischke and Senator Langer

        A LEGISLATIVE COMMEMORATION, Honoring Bria Shay Neff as the state winner of the "Doodle 4 Google" competition.

    WHEREAS, Google is sponsoring a national competition selecting fifty-three winners from each state and territory to win a grand prize of a $30,000 scholarship and to have their doodle artwork featured on the Google website home page; and

    WHEREAS, the competition inspires students to expresss their creativity, to explore the world around them, and to consider what the future could be like and how they can make an impact; and

    WHEREAS, Bria Shay Neff, age ten, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, was selected as the winner for South Dakota in the fourth grade to fifth grade age group, and her doodle artwork is entitled "Wild and Free" to symbolize all animals living in peace and raise awareness of endangered animals:

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT COMMEMORATED, by the Ninety-Second Legislature of the State of South Dakota, that the Legislature recognizes and honors Bria Shay Neff for being selected as the state winner of the "Doodle 4 Google" competition.

    HC 1024 Introduced by: Representatives Duvall, Beal, Bordeaux, Chase, Clark, Dennert, Frye-Mueller, Goodwin, Johnson, Kaiser, Lesmeister, Livermont, Marty, May, Rasmussen, Schaefer, and York and Senators Otten (Ernie), Bolin, Curd, Frerichs, Russell, Soholt, Solano, and Stalzer

        A LEGISLATIVE COMMEMORATION, Commending and honoring the South Dakota Department of Transportation on the one hundredth anniversary of its creation.

    WHEREAS, the South Dakota State Highway Department was created 100 years ago by House Bill 312 adopted by the Fifteenth Legislature in 1917 and has since evolved into the South Dakota Department of Transportation; and

    WHEREAS, the Department of Transportation has connected rural areas, cities, and towns throughout the state; enhanced the safe movement of people and agricultural and other products and goods; and advanced the general economic development of the state through the construction and maintenance of roads and bridges; and

    WHEREAS, the Department of Transportation has and continues to develop and improve economic opportunities for producers and shippers through the construction, preservation, and operation of critical rail lines; and

    WHEREAS, the Department of Transportation has enhanced the recreational opportunities and the safety of nonmotorists through the construction of bikeways and pedestrian routes; and

    WHEREAS, the Department of Transportation has supported and improved the development of airport facilities and transit operations for citizens and visitors throughout the state of South Dakota:

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT COMMEMORATED, by the Ninety-Second Legislature of the State of South Dakota, that we honor the Department of Transportation and a century of public service that has kept South Dakota and the nation connected and moving forward.


    HC 1025 Introduced by: Representatives Haggar, Ahlers, Anderson, Bartels, Bartling, Beal, Bordeaux, Brunner, Campbell, Chase, Clark, Conzet, Dennert, DiSanto, Duvall, Frye-Mueller, Glanzer, Goodwin, Gosch, Greenfield (Lana), Haugaard, Hawley, Heinemann, Holmes, Howard, Hunhoff, Jamison, Jensen (Kevin), Johns, Johnson, Kaiser, Karr, Kettwig, Lake, Latterell, Lesmeister, Livermont, Lust, Marty, May, McCleerey, Mickelson, Mills, Otten (Herman), Peterson (Kent), Peterson (Sue), Pischke, Qualm, Rasmussen, Reed, Rhoden, Ring, Rounds, Rozum, Schaefer, Schoenfish, Smith, Soli, Steinhauer, Stevens, Tieszen, Tulson, Turbiville, Wiese, Willadsen, Wismer, York, and Zikmund and Senators Greenfield (Brock), Bolin, Cammack, Cronin, Ewing, Frerichs, Haverly, Heinert, Kennedy, Killer, Klumb, Kolbeck, Maher, Monroe, Nelson, Nesiba, Netherton, Novstrup, Otten (Ernie), Partridge, Peters, Rusch, Russell, Soholt, Solano, Stalzer, Sutton, Tapio, Tidemann, White, Wiik, and Youngberg

        A LEGISLATIVE COMMEMORATION, Honoring Phyllis Perkovich for her outstanding commitment and service to the South Dakota legislative page program and the youth of South Dakota.

    WHEREAS, Phyllis has faithfully served as the page advisor for the South Dakota Legislature for five years and has approached the job with passion, courage, and commitment; and

    WHEREAS, Phyllis's exceptional performance as page advisor has earned her the utmost respect of the hundreds of pages she has impacted throughout her time working in the Legislature and of the members of the Legislature who served during her tenure; and

    WHEREAS, Phyllis also served the South Dakota Legislature for one year as the documents clerk; and

    WHEREAS, when not serving the State of South Dakota as the page advisor, Phyllis enjoys camping, traveling, and time with her family and friends:

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT COMMEMORATED, by the Ninety-Second Legislature of the State of South Dakota, that Phyllis Perkovich be recognized for her five years of exceptional dedication to the legislative page program.

    Rep. Beal moved that the House do now adjourn, which motion prevailed and at 4:42 p.m. the House adjourned.

Arlene Kvislen, Chief Clerk



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