Committee Agenda

Committee:    Senate Judiciary
Room:     413
Date:    Monday, February 7, 2005
Time:    10:00 AM

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         SB 143     adopt the Uniform Environmental Covenants Act.
             Senator Knudson and Representative O'Brien

         SB 197     clarify who may transfer personal property held in joint tenancy.
             Senators McNenny, Bogue, and Hanson (Gary) and Representative Gillespie

         SB 204     revise certain provisions regarding living wills and health care decisions by agents.
             Senators Duenwald, Abdallah, Bartling, Duniphan, Gray, Greenfield, Hansen (Tom), Koetzle, Koskan, McNenny, Moore, Schoenbeck, Smidt, and Sutton (Dan) and Representatives Miles, Brunner, Frost, Fryslie, Gassman, Hackl, Hargens, Hunt, Jerke, Koistinen, Kraus, McCoy, Rausch, Rave, and Van Etten

         SB 217     revise certain cross references in the code with regard to the implementation of the South Dakota Business Corporation Act.
             Senator Knudson and Representative Cutler

         HB 1080*     provide for notification to the petitioner when an ex parte protection order is served.
             Representatives Murschel, Brunner, Buckingham, Cutler, Davis, Dykstra, Haley, Hennies, Kraus, McLaughlin, Miles, Roberts, Rounds, Schafer, Street, Thompson, and Willadsen and Senators Schoenbeck, Abdallah, Koskan, and Moore

         HB 1104     limit the damages that may be awarded in a medical malpractice action against a podiatrist.
             Representatives Cutler, Rave, Rounds, Turbiville, and Vehle and Senators Dempster and Earley

         HB 1105*     revise the definition of domestic abuse.
             Representatives Cutler, Krebs, McCoy, Michels, Murschel, Roberts, and Weems and Senators Knudson, Broderick, Duniphan, Hanson (Gary), Moore, and Sutton (Dan)

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.