80th Legislative Session _ 2005

Committee: Senate Taxation
Friday, February 04, 2005

                                            P - Present
                                            E - Excused
                                            A - Absent

Roll Call
P    Duenwald
P    Hansen (Tom)
P    Hundstad
P    Kelly
P    Kooistra
P    Nesselhuf
P    Peterson (Jim)
P    Lintz, Vice-Chair
P    Knudson, Chair

OTHERS PRESENT: See Original Minutes

The meeting was called to order by Vice-Chair Lintz.

MOTION:     TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF FEBRUARY 2, 2005

Moved by:    Kelly
Second by:    Kooistra
Action:    Prevailed by voice vote.

         SB 142: increase the tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products, to dedicate the revenue for tobacco prevention and cessation programs and property tax reduction, and to make an appropriation therefor.

Presented by:    Representative Don Van Etten
Proponents:    Leslie Heinemann, DDS, self
        Senator Dave Knudson
        Jennifer Stalley, American Cancer Society (Document #1)
        Deb Fischer Clemens, Avera Health
Opponents:    Ronald Olinger, UST Public Affairs Inc. (Document #2)


        Larry Mann, MG Oil (Document #3)
        Jerry Wheeler, SD Retailers Assn. (Documents #4 & 5)
        Tim Dougherty, SD Retail Liquor Dealers Assn.

MOTION:     DO PASS SB 142

Moved by:    Knudson
Second by:    Nesselhuf
Action:    Failed by roll call vote.(3-6-0-0)

Voting Yes:    Hundstad, Nesselhuf, Knudson

Voting No:    Duenwald, Hansen (Tom), Kelly, Kooistra, Peterson (Jim), Lintz

MOTION:     DEFER SB 142 TO THE 41ST LEGISLATIVE DAY

Moved by:    Peterson (Jim)
Second by:    Duenwald
Action:    Prevailed by roll call vote.(7-2-0-0)

Voting Yes:    Duenwald, Hansen (Tom), Hundstad, Kelly, Kooistra, Peterson (Jim), Lintz

Voting No:    Nesselhuf, Knudson

Vice-Chair Lintz turned the gavel over to Chair Knudson.

         SB 128: revise certain provisions relating to the assessment and valuation of real property and to lower the general fund levies of school districts.

Presented by:    Senator Royal "Mac" McCracken
Proponents:    Michael Kenyon, Department of Revenue and Regulation (Document #6)
        David Owen, SD Chamber of Commerce & Industry
        Dan Nelson, Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce
        John Brown, Nat'l Federation of Independent Business
Opponents:    Ronald Olinger, SD Corn Growers Assn.
        Michael Held, SD Farm Bureau

The Chair deferred SB 128 until February 9, 2005.

MOTION:     ADJOURN

Moved by:    Nesselhuf
Second by:    Kelly
Action:    Prevailed by voice vote.

Cindy Tryon

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Committee Secretary
Dave Knudson, Chair


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