Committee Agenda

Committee:    Senate State Affairs
Room:     412
Date:    Friday, February 2, 2007
Time:    7:45 AM



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CONFIRM:    appointment of Major General Michael A. Gorman, Pennington County, Rapid City, South Dakota, to the position of Secretary of the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs.

         SB 124     repeal certain provisions relating to the right to work upon the contingency of repealing the right to work provisions of the Constitution.
             Senators Koetzle and Hoerth and Representatives Lucas and Elliott

         SB 176     establish the South Dakota small business equity infusion subfund and to provide for its funding and disbursement.
             Senators Katus, Bartling, Dempster, Hanson (Gary), Heidepriem, Hoerth, Jerstad, Kloucek, Koetzle, Maher, McCracken, Nesselhuf, Peterson (Jim), and Two Bulls and Representatives Feinstein, Bradford, Elliott, Lucas, Nygaard, and Van Norman

         SB 190     provide for the establishment of special development districts and to authorize the issuance of certain restricted alcoholic beverage licenses in such districts.
             Senator McCracken and Representative Dykstra

         SJR 12     To propose a constitutional amendment to repeal the right to work provisions of the State Constitution.
             Senators Koetzle and Hoerth and Representatives Lucas and Elliott

         SJR 14     To propose a constitutional amendment to combine the offices of state treasurer and state auditor into the single office of state comptroller.
             Senators Kloucek, Jerstad, Katus, Koetzle, and Maher and Representatives Lucas, Miles, and Sigdestad

NOTE: The above bills will be taken up in this order for a hearing on the date noted. If circumstances do not permit a hearing on this date then a hearing will be held at a future meeting of the committee to be determined by the chair. Action on a bill may come at any time after it has had a hearing.

BILLS FOR POSSIBLE ACTION WHICH HAVE HAD PRIOR HEARING.

         SB 25     revise certain requirements regarding the ability of the Public Utilities Commission to regulate the sale or other disposition of the property, plant, business, or stock of electric or gas public utilities.
             The Committee on State Affairs at the request of the Public Utilities Commission

         SB 161     repeal the death penalty and commute certain death sentences to life imprisonment.
             Senators Jerstad, Bartling, Katus, Kloucek, Koetzle, and Nesselhuf and Representatives Thompson, Burg, Elliott, Glenski, and Lucas

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THOMAS A. DEMPSTER, Chair