81st Legislative Session _ 2006

Committee: House Agriculture and Natural Resources
Thursday, January 26, 2006

                                            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 Vice Chairman Justin Davis

MOTION:     TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 2006

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

         HB 1071: amend the composition and representation of the State Seed Certification Board.

Testimony was taken on HB 1071 on Tuesday, January 24, 2006.

MOTION:     AMEND HB 1071



1071ta
     On page 1, after line 13 of the printed bill, insert:

"      Section 2. That § 38-11-1.1 be amended to read as follows:

     38-11-1.1.   The Seed Certification Board shall be administered under the direction and supervision of the Department of Agriculture and the secretary thereof College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences at South Dakota State University and the dean of the college , but shall retain the quasi-judicial, quasi-legislative, advisory, other nonadministrative and special budgetary functions ( , as defined in § 1-32-1 ) , otherwise vested in it and shall exercise those functions independently of the secretary of agriculture dean and the college .

     Section 3. That § 38-11-4 be amended to read as follows:

     38-11-4.   The State Seed Certification Board shall hold its meetings at the seat of government at such times and places as it designates , but there shall not be . The board shall hold at least one, but not more than four regular meetings each year, including the annual meeting which shall be held on the last Tuesday of January of each year, at which . At the annual meeting the president, vice-president, and secretary shall be elected for the ensuing year ; provided that the . The president of the board shall have power to may call special meetings whenever in his judgment he finds the president judges it necessary.

     Section 4. That § 38-11-6 be amended to read as follows:

     38-11-6.   The State Seed Certification Board is secretary of agriculture and the dean of the College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences at South Dakota State University shall designate the official seed certifying agency for the state. The board State Seed Certification Board may designate one or more public or private entities to perform necessary seed certification activities under the supervision of the board. The board may designate separate official certification agencies for various types or classifications of seed or propagating materials. The board shall notify the secretary and the dean of any designations made pursuant to this section. ".


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

MOTION:     DO PASS HB 1071 AS AMENDED

Moved by:    Howie
Second by:    Halverson


Action:    Prevailed by roll call vote.(12-0-1-0)

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

Excused:    Deadrick

MOTION:     TO AMEND TITLE OF HB 1071

1071tta
     On page 1, line 1 of the printed bill, delete " and representation " and insert ", supervision, and functioning".

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

         HB 1082: provide for uniform jurisdiction in the regulation of certain seed, commercial fertilizer, commercial feed, animal remedies, and pesticide.

Presented by:    Representative Thomas Deadrick
Proponents:    Kathleen Zander, SD Agri-Business Assn.
        Brenda Forman, SD Assn. Of Coops/Ag. Unity (written testimony-handout 1)
        Rick Vallery, SD Wheat Inc.
        Michael Held, SD Farm Bureau

MOTION:     DO PASS HB 1082

Moved by:    Fryslie
Second by:    Hargens
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 HB 1082 ON CONSENT CALENDAR

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



Chairman Thomas Deadrick assumed the chair.

         HB 1010: make form and style revisions to certain agriculture statutes.

Testimony on HB 1010 was heard on Tuesday, January 24, 2006.

MOTION:     DEFER HB 1010 TO THE 36TH LEGISLATIVE DAY

Moved by:    Brunner
Second by:    Vehle
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:     ADJOURN

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

Clara Shelbourn

____________________________

Committee Secretary
Thomas J. Deadrick, Chair


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