80th Legislative Session _ 2005

Committee: House Agriculture and Natural Resources
Thursday, February 24, 2005

                                            P - Present
                                            E - Excused
                                            A - Absent

Roll Call
P    Brunner
P    Fryslie
P    Gassman
P    Halverson
P    Hargens
P    Howie
P    Jensen
P    Jerke
P    Nelson
P    Sigdestad
P    Vehle
P    Davis, Vice-Chair
P    Deadrick, Chair

OTHERS PRESENT: See Original Minutes

The meeting was called to order by Chairman Thomas Deadrick

MOTION:     TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2005

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

         SB 190: prohibit the sale of certain hunting and fishing licenses using the internet and to require certain licensing agent information to appear on the Department of Game, Fish and Parks internet site.

Presented by:    Senator Julie Bartling
Proponents:    Jerry Wheeler, SD Retailers Assn. (handouts 1 through 4)


        Jerry Klein, Self
        Raeanne Klein, self, Gregory
        Dennis Ryckman, self, Pierre
Opponents:    John Cooper, Secretary, Department of Game, Fish and Parks (handout 5)
        Otto Doll, Bureau of Information and Technology
        Dean Hyde, self, Pierre

MOTION:     DO PASS SB 190

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

MOTION:     SUBSTITUTE MOTION DEFER SB 190 TO THE 41ST LEGISLATIVE DAY

Moved by:    Brunner
Second by:    Jensen
Action:    Failed by roll call vote.(5-8-0-0)

Voting Yes:    Brunner, Fryslie, Jensen, Nelson, Davis

Voting No:    Gassman, Halverson, Hargens, Howie, Jerke, Sigdestad, Vehle, Deadrick

MOTION:     SUBSTITUTE MOTION TO AMEND TITLE OF SB 190

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     On page 1, line 1 of the Senate engrossed bill, after " certain " insert "out-of-state".

Moved by:    Vehle
Second by:    Howie
Action:    Failed by roll call vote.(4-9-0-0)

Voting Yes:    Fryslie, Jensen, Nelson, Davis

Voting No:    Brunner, Gassman, Halverson, Hargens, Howie, Jerke, Sigdestad, Vehle, Deadrick

ORIGINAL MOTION:     DO PASS SB 190

Moved by:    Hargens
Second by:    Halverson
Action:    Prevailed by roll call vote.(7-6-0-0)



Voting Yes:    Gassman, Halverson, Hargens, Howie, Jerke, Vehle, Deadrick

Voting No:    Brunner, Fryslie, Jensen, Nelson, Sigdestad, Davis

         SB 181: establish requirements and policies for the management and conservation of prairie dogs in national grasslands areas.

Previous testimony was heard on Tuesday, February 22, 2005.

Opponents:    John Cooper, Secretary, Department of Game, Fish and Parks (handouts 6 & 7)
        Larry Gabriel, Secretary, Department of Agriculture
        Nancy Hilding, Prairie Hills Audubon Society (handouts 8 through 18)
        Doug Hansen, Department of Game, Fish and Parks

MOTION:     AMEND SB 181

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     On page 3 of the Senate engrossed bill, delete lines 14 and 15 .

     On page 3 , line 17, delete " shall " and insert "should".

     On page 3 , line 18, after " property " insert "at all times that the Department of Game Fish and Parks has determined that the population of prairie dogs within the state, including tribal lands, exceeds the one hundred forty-five thousand acre level".

     On page 3 , line 20, delete " shall " and insert "should".

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

MOTION:     DO PASS SB 181 AS AMENDED

Moved by:    Howie
Second by:    Jensen
Action:    Failed by roll call vote.(5-8-0-0)

Voting Yes:    Gassman, Hargens, Howie, Jensen, Jerke

Voting No:    Brunner, Fryslie, Halverson, Nelson, Sigdestad, Vehle, Davis, Deadrick


MOTION:     WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION SB 181 AS AMENDED

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

MOTION:     SUBSTITUTE MOTION DEFER SB 181 TO THE 41ST LEGISLATIVE DAY

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

Voting Yes:    Brunner, Fryslie, Halverson, Nelson, Sigdestad, Vehle, Davis, Deadrick

Voting No:    Gassman, Hargens, Howie, Jensen, Jerke

         SB 164: repeal certain provisions related to the reporting of livestock contracts.

Presented by:    Senator Kenneth McNenny
Proponents:    Sam Holland, State Veterinarian

MOTION:     DO PASS SB 164

Moved by:    Hargens
Second by:    Halverson
Action:    Prevailed by roll call vote.(13-0-0-0)

Voting Yes:    Brunner, Fryslie, Gassman, Halverson, Hargens, Howie, Jensen, Jerke, Nelson, Sigdestad, Vehle, Davis, Deadrick

MOTION:     PLACE SB 164 ON CONSENT CALENDAR

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

         HCR 1015: Setting forth certain legislative policy recommendations to the secretary of the Department of Game, Fish and Parks regarding ongoing efforts to improve communications and to resolve complaints among landowners, sportsmen, and the department.


MOTION:     TO TABLE HCR 1015

Moved by:    Brunner
Second by:    Jensen
Action:    Prevailed by roll call vote.(13-0-0-0)

Voting Yes:    Brunner, Fryslie, Gassman, Halverson, Hargens, Howie, Jensen, Jerke, Nelson, Sigdestad, Vehle, Davis, Deadrick

         SB 197: clarify how certain registered livestock brands held in joint tenancy may be transferred.

Presented by:    Senator Eric Bogue
Proponents:    Representative Margaret Gillespie
        Senator Kenneth McNenny
Opponents:    Julie Kongslien, Director, SD Brand Board

MOTION:     DO PASS SB 197

Moved by:    Brunner
Second by:    Vehle
Action:    Prevailed by roll call vote.(12-1-0-0)

Voting Yes:    Brunner, Fryslie, Gassman, Halverson, Hargens, Howie, Jensen, Jerke, Nelson, Sigdestad, Vehle, Davis

Voting No:    Deadrick

         SB 114: establish a refundable checkoff on pulse crops.

Presented by:    Senator Jay Duenwald
Proponents:    Brenda Forman, SD Pulse Crop
        Mark Stiegelmeier, Self
        Leo Vojta, Self

MOTION:     DO PASS SB 114

Moved by:    Sigdestad
Second by:    Davis
Action:    Prevailed by roll call vote.(13-0-0-0)

Voting Yes:    Brunner, Fryslie, Gassman, Halverson, Hargens, Howie, Jensen, Jerke, Nelson, Sigdestad, Vehle, Davis, Deadrick

There will be a meeting on Tuesday, March 1, to present suggestions for summer studies.

MOTION:     ADJOURN

Moved by:    Hargens
Second by:    Jensen
Action:    Prevailed by voice vote.

Clara Shelbourn

____________________________

Committee Secretary
Thomas J. Deadrick, Chair


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