82nd Legislative Session _ 2007

Committee: House State Affairs
Friday, February 23, 2007

                                            P - Present
                                            E - Excused
                                            A - Absent

Roll Call
P    Brunner
P    Cutler
P    Deadrick
P    Dykstra, Vice-Chair
E    Faehn
P    Gillespie
E    Hargens
P    Krebs
P    Miles
P    Moore
P    Rave
E    Turbiville
P    Rhoden, Chair

OTHERS PRESENT: See Original Minutes

The meeting was called to order by Chair Larry Rhoden

MOTION:     TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF FEBRUARY 21, 2007

Moved by:    Brunner
Second by:    Krebs
Action:    Prevailed by voice vote.

         SB 169: provide for the formation of a legislative ethics committee and to provide for the recommendation of legislative codes of ethics.

Presented by:    Senator Scott Heidepriem (Handouts #1 and #2)
Proponents:    Senator Dave Knudson


MOTION:     DO PASS SB 169

Moved by:    Gillespie
Second by:    Miles
Action:    Was not acted on.

MOTION:     SUBSTITUTE MOTION DEFER SB 169 TO THE 41ST LEGISLATIVE DAY

Moved by:    Rave
Second by:    Brunner
Action:    Prevailed by roll call vote.(8-3-2-0)

Voting Yes:    Brunner, Cutler, Deadrick, Dykstra, Faehn, Krebs, Rave, Rhoden

Voting No:    Gillespie, Miles, Moore

Excused:    Hargens, Turbiville

         SB 118: permit the Public Utilities Commission to approve tariff mechanisms for the automatic annual adjustment of charges for jurisdictional costs of new environmental measures.

Presented by:    Representative Joel Dykstra
Proponents:    Jim Wilcox, Xcel Energy
        Dustin Johnson, Public Utilities Commission

MOTION:     DO PASS SB 118

Moved by:    Deadrick
Second by:    Cutler
Action:    Prevailed by roll call vote.(11-0-2-0)

Voting Yes:    Brunner, Cutler, Deadrick, Dykstra, Faehn, Gillespie, Hargens, Miles, Moore, Rave, Rhoden

Excused:    Krebs, Turbiville

MOTION:     PLACE SB 118 ON CONSENT CALENDAR

Moved by:    Deadrick
Second by:    Cutler
Action:    Prevailed by voice vote.

         SJR 2: To propose a constitutional amendment to require certain meetings of the Legislature to be open to the public.

Presented by:    Ron Olinger, Constitutional Revision Commission
Proponents:    Senator Gil Koetzle
        David Bordewyk, SD Newspaper Assn.

MOTION:     DO PASS SJR 2

Moved by:    Hargens
Second by:    Gillespie
Action:    Was not acted on.

MOTION:     SUBSTITUTE MOTION DEFER SJR 2 TO THE 41ST LEGISLATIVE DAY

Moved by:    Turbiville
Second by:    Brunner
Action:    Prevailed by roll call vote.(7-5-1-0)

Voting Yes:    Brunner, Deadrick, Dykstra, Faehn, Rave, Turbiville, Rhoden

Voting No:    Cutler, Gillespie, Hargens, Miles, Moore

Excused:    Krebs

         SJR 9: To propose a constitutional amendment to provide for forty-day legislative sessions.

Presented by:    Ron Olinger, Constitutional Revision Commission
Opponents:    Jeremiah Murphy, Self, Sioux Falls (Handout #3)

MOTION:     AMEND SJR 9

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     On page 2 of the printed resolution, remove the overstrikes from line 2 .

     On page 2 , delete line 3 , and insert "legislator may be appointed or to legislative service before January 1, 1993 .".

Moved by:    Dykstra


Second by:    Brunner
Action:    Prevailed by voice vote.

MOTION:     DO PASS SJR 9 AS AMENDED

Moved by:    Dykstra
Second by:    Rave
Action:    Prevailed by roll call vote.(8-5-0-0)

Voting Yes:    Brunner, Cutler, Deadrick, Dykstra, Faehn, Rave, Turbiville, Rhoden

Voting No:    Gillespie, Hargens, Krebs, Miles, Moore

MOTION:     ADJOURN

Moved by:    Brunner
Second by:    Turbiville
Action:    Prevailed by voice vote.

Jeannette Schipper

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Committee Secretary
Larry Rhoden, Chair