Senate State Affairs — 2010


Dempster, Thomas
Gray, Bob
Room 414
10:00 AM
Dave Ortbahn


Active Bills

No Active Bills

Tabled Bills

HB 1093revise the open meeting requirement to permit the use of teleconferencing for rule-making and other purposes. 
SB 59revise certain contractors' excise tax refunds for small power production facilities. 
SB 91require legislative approval of certain gaming compacts with Indian tribes. 
SB 93exempt certain small wind energy facilities from property taxation. 
SB 94provide for the establishment of rural community-based energy development projects. 
SB 95establish a grant program to fund certain energy efficiency projects. 
SB 111prohibit certain outside employment and compensation by presidents of state institutions of higher education. 
SB 112regulate compensation for certain outside activities by certain state officers and employees. 
SB 113require the Board of Regents to formulate and promulgate a regental policy on outside employment by institutional officers and employees. 
SB 123suspend certain tax refunds, to suspend the issuance of permits providing tax refunds for certain facilities and productions, to suspend the issuance of permits allowing a lower rate of taxation for certain facilities, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 135provide certain incentives for energy conservation by electric utilities through voltage regulation. 
SB 138revise certain provisions regarding long-range financing plans required by the Board of Regents for improvements financed by private donations. 
SB 142prohibit certain business entities and affiliated persons from making political campaign contributions to state officeholders or candidates if the business entity does contractual business with certain state agencies. 
SB 150provide for an interim study of the potential creation of a Department of Veterans Affairs as a cabinet-level department. 
SB 165prohibit certain corporate contributions to political causes or candidates without shareholder approval. 
SB 170provide for legislative redistricting by a bipartisan, nonlegislative commission. 
SB 180clarify certain statutes prohibiting political subdivisions from restricting firearms. 
SJR 2Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article III, section 6 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to four-year legislative terms and term limits. 
SJR 4Proposing a constitutional amendment to combine the offices of state treasurer and state auditor into the single office of state comptroller. 
SJR 6Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election amendments to Articles IV and VIII of the Constitution, to combine the duties of the treasurer and the commissioner of school and public lands. 

Sponsored Bills

SB 166provide for the liquidation of the remaining property of the South Dakota Cement Plant Commission, to provide for the administration and payment of existing liabilities, to provide for the orderly winding up of the commission's affairs, to provide for the transfer of any remaining net proceeds, and to abolish the commission. 
SB 58revise certain real property taxes for small renewable energy facilities. 
SB 59revise certain contractors' excise tax refunds for small power production facilities. 
SB 61require an electric utility to file rates for purchases of electricity produced by small renewable power facilities. 

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