State Seal REGISTER

South Dakota Legislative Research Council

Volume 25 Monday, 8:00 a.m., August 3, 1998


A COPY OF EACH REGISTER IS FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE

NOTICES OF PROPOSED RULES (The date in parentheses is the date the rules were filed in the Legislative Research Council):

Department of Commerce and Regulation: Board of Pharmacy (July 27, 1998) is proposing to adopt rules which will increase the renewal license fee for pharmacists licensed in South Dakota. The general authority for these rules, as cited by the agency, is SDCL 36-11-11.

A public hearing will be held in Sioux Falls, on Friday, August 21, 1998, at the office of the South Dakota Board of Pharmacy, 4305 South Louise Avenue, Suite 104, at 1:00 p.m. Copies of the rules may be obtained and written comments sent to the South Dakota Board of Pharmacy, 4305 South Louise Avenue, Suite 104, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57106. Written comments must be received by August 20, 1998, to be considered. For access assistance, persons who have special needs may call the Board of Pharmacy at (605) 362-2737 before the hearing.

Department of Commerce and Regulation: Division of Insurance (July 28, 1998) intends to adopt rules to allow the sale of high deductible plan F and J Medicare supplemental policies, to implement guaranteed issue and portability requirements for Medicare supplement policies, and to specify the current benefits in plans A-J, and high deductible F and J limits. The general authority for these rules, as cited by the agency, is SDCL 58-17A-2

A public hearing will be held on Thursday, August 20, 1998, at 9 a.m. in the first floor conference room of the Commerce Building, 118 West Capitol Avenue, Pierre. Copies of the rules may be obtained and written comments sent to the South Dakota Division of Insurance, 118 West Capitol Avenue, Pierre, South Dakota, 57501-2000, and must be received by Monday, August 31, 1998, to be considered. For access assistance, persons who have special needs for which the agency can make arrangements are asked to call (605) 773-3563 before the hearing.

FILINGS IN THE SECRETARY OF STATE'S OFFICE:

Executive Appointments:

Lawrence C. Porter, Brookings, was appointed on July 30, 1998, to the South Dakota Board of Counselor Examiners to replace Dr. Richard L. Roberts, effective August 1, 1998, and to continue until July 1, 2001.

Nancy Schade, Pierre, was reappointed on July 23, 1998, to the Board of Vocational Rehabilitation, effective immediately and to continue until July 1, 1999.

Randall Meendering, Huron, was reappointed on July 23, 1998, to the Board of Vocational Rehabilitation, effective immediately and to continue until July 1, 2000.

 

 

Carol A. Robertson, Eagle Butte, was appointed on July 23, 1998, to the Board of Vocational Rehabilitation to replace Jennifer Logan, effective immediately and to continue until July 1, 2001.

Eileen Kearney, Redfield, was reappointed on July 23, 1998, to the Board of Vocational Rehabilitation, effective immediately and to continue until July 1, 2000.

Richard L. Hicks, Sioux Falls, was reappointed on July 23, 1998, to the Board of Vocational Rehabilitation, effective immediately and to continue until July 1, 1999.

Pamela Hericks, Pierre, was appointed on July 24 1998, to the Board of Vocational Rehabilitation to replace Paul Kittelson, effective immediately and to continue until July 1, 2001.

Beverly J. Schreck, Sioux Falls, was appointed on July 24, 1998, to the Board of Vocational Rehabilitation to replace Monica Degen, effective immediately and to continue until July 1, 1999.

Allen L. Lewis, Sioux Falls, was appointed on July 24, 1998, to the South Dakota Development Corporation, effective immediately.

Terry C. Anderson, Pierre, was reappointed on July 27, 1998, to the State Arts Council, effective immediately and to continue until July 1, 2001.

Executive Orders:

Executive Order 98-05, dated July 28, 1998, creates the Workers' Compensation Task Force to advise the Department of Labor on issues related to the costs and benefits of workers' compensation insurance. The task force will investigate workers' compensation insurance costs and benefits in the state and recommend possible changes in the workers' compensation insurance laws. The Governor will appoint the members of the task force. The task force will report to the Governor and the Secretary of the Department of Labor by December 31, 1998, and will cease upon the completion of its report.

Administrative Rules:

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES: 67:16:03:14.01; 67:16:29:02, 03, 05, and 06.

History Notice: 24 SDR 163, May 18, 1998

Hearing: June 5, 1998

Filed: July 29, 1998

Effective: August 18, 1998

 

Note: A copy of the rules may be obtained directly from the above agencies. Write to the agency at the address given under "Notices of Proposed Rules." There is no charge for proposed rules. The following agencies have permission from the Interim Rules Review Committee to charge for adopted rules: the Division of Insurance, the Cosmetology Commission, the State Board of Examiners in Optometry, the State Plumbing Commission, the Board of Nursing, the Department of Social Services, the State Electrical Commission, the South Dakota Board of Pharmacy, the Real Estate Commission, the Gaming Commission, the Department of Commerce and Regulation for commercial driver licensing, the Department of Labor for Article 47:03, and the Department of Revenue.

REMINDER OF HEARINGS SCHEDULED:

8-10-98

Game, Fish and Parks

Waterfowl daily bag and possession limits, waterfowl hunting seasons, public water zoning, uses of parks and public lands, aerial hunting, licenses forms and fees, fishing license fees; 25 SDR 7.

8-13-98

Commerce and Regulation: State Banking Commission

General authority for money brokers administrative rules repealed. Loan production offices amended new general authority; 25 SDR 11.

8-14-98

Social Services

No prior authorization for transportation services for Medicaid recipients, limits for reimbursement for such services; 25 SDR 11.

8-17-98

Agriculture

Create new Stock Purchase Guaranty Program; 25 SDR 11.

8-17-98

Commerce and Regulation: Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners

Continuing education for registration renewal of veterinary technicians; 25 SDR 7.

8-17-98

Social Services

Update list of Medicaid services payable to ambulatory surgical center; 25 SDR 12.

8-18-98

Department of Health

Federal Drug Enforcement Regulations conformance, regulatory requirements, controlled substance-emergency basis, controlled substance abuse; 25 SDR 193.

8-20-98

Environment and Natural Resources: Board of Minerals and Environment

Requirements and procedures for waste tire collection, processing sites, uses of waste tires; 25 SDR 7.

8-20-98

Commerce and Regulation: Division of Insurance

Medicare supplement insurance policies; 25 SDR 17.

8-21-98

Commerce and Regulation: Board of Pharmacy

Increase renewal license fee for pharmacists; 25 SDR 17.

8-27-98

Transportation

Speed limits in Dewey, Jackson, and Walworth Counties; 25 SDR 12.

Rules Review Committee Meeting:

The next meeting of the Interim Rules Review Committee will be held August 24, 1998, in Rooms LCR 1 and 2, Third Floor, State Capitol, Pierre, starting at 9:00 a.m. Agencies whose rules have had a public hearing are asked to have a representative present at the meeting to give background information on their rules.

Each agency is requested to provide the LRC with nine copies of the most recent draft of its rules two days before the meeting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The South Dakota Register, ISSN 0191-1104, is published by the South Dakota Legislative Research Council pursuant to SDCL 1-26A-1. Subscriptions to Volume 25 are $20. Make checks payable to "State of South Dakota" and mail to the Legislative Research Council, State Capitol, 500 East Capitol Avenue, Pierre, South Dakota 57501-5070. Information from the Register is available free of charge on the Internet at http://www.state.sd.us/state/legis/lrc.htm.