2008 Legislative Session _ 2008

Committee: House Agriculture and Natural Resources
Tuesday, February 05, 2008

                                            P - Present
                                            E - Excused
                                            A - Absent

Roll Call
P    Deadrick, Vice-Chair
P    DeVries
P    Gassman
P    Halverson
P    Hargens
P    Howie
P    Jerke
P    Nelson
E    Pitts
P    Sigdestad
P    Vanneman
P    Vehle
P    Brunner, Chair

OTHERS PRESENT: See Original Minutes

The meeting was called to order by Representative, Thomas Brunner, Chair.

MOTION:     TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF TUESDAY, JANUARY 29, 2008

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

        
HB 1148: exempt the land application of certain solid waste used for irrigation purposes from requirements related to large-scale solid waste facilities.

Presented by:    Representative Al Novstrup
Proponents:    Dennis Hellwig, Northern Beef Packers, Aberdeen


MOTION:     DO PASS HB 1148

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

Voting Yes:    Deadrick, DeVries, Gassman, Halverson, Hargens, Howie, Jerke, Nelson, Sigdestad, Vanneman, Vehle, Brunner

Excused:    Pitts

        
HB 1140: provide for the issuance without charge of certain big game licenses to resident active duty military personnel.

Presented by:    Representative Betty Olson (Handout #1)
Proponents:    Steve Nelson, self, Pierre
Opponents:    Tony Leif, Game, Fish and Parks

MOTION:     AMEND HB 1140

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On the printed bill, delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:

     "      Section 1. That § 41-6-21 be amended to read as follows:

     41-6-21.   The Game, Fish and Parks Commission may, by rules promulgated pursuant to § 41-2- 18, set the number of licenses issued for the hunting, taking, or killing of any big game animal during any season and establish who is eligible to apply for such licenses. Any person in the armed services of the United States who is absent from this state on active duty during the entire time for making application, and is otherwise qualified and a resident of South Dakota, may apply for and shall receive , without payment of a fee, deer, turkey, and antelope licenses. In addition, any spouse and any minor dependent child of such a person in the armed services who are also absent from this state during the entire time for making application, and are otherwise qualified, may apply for and shall receive , without payment of a fee, deer, turkey, and antelope licenses. In establishing eligibility, the commission may give preference to persons who actually operate or live as owner or tenant on agricultural, timber, or grazing lands situated within the areas opened to such big game hunting. It is a Class 2 misdemeanor for anyone to apply for such licenses except those persons whose eligibility has been established by statute or rule of the Game, Fish and Parks Commission. "



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

MOTION:     DO PASS HB 1140 AS AMENDED

Moved by:    Howie
Second by:    Gassman
Action:    Failed by roll call vote. (6-6-1-0)

Voting Yes:    DeVries, Gassman, Howie, Nelson, Sigdestad, Vanneman

Voting No:    Deadrick, Halverson, Hargens, Jerke, Vehle, Brunner

Excused:    Pitts

MOTION:     TO REFER TO THE FLOOR AS AMENDED WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION

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

MOTION:     SUBSTITUTE MOTION DEFER HB 1140 UNTIL THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2008

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

        
HB 1171: authorize the hunting of mountain lions as predator/varmints in certain areas of the state.

Presented by:    Representative Betty Olson (Handouts #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, and #7)
Proponents:    Kenny Fox, South Dakota Livestock, Belvidere, SD
Opponents:    Tony Leif, Game, Fish and Parks
        Chris Hesla, SD Wildlife Federation

MOTION:     DO PASS HB 1171

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

MOTION:     SUBSTITUTE MOTION DEFER HB 1171 TO THE 36TH LEGISLATIVE DAY

Moved by:    Sigdestad
Second by:    Nelson
Action:    Failed by roll call vote. (4-8-1-0)

Voting Yes:    Gassman, Jerke, Nelson, Sigdestad

Voting No:    Deadrick, DeVries, Halverson, Hargens, Howie, Vanneman, Vehle, Brunner

Excused:    Pitts

MOTION:     DO PASS HB 1171

Moved by:    Howie
Second by:    DeVries
Action:    Prevailed by roll call vote. (11-1-1-0)

Voting Yes:    Deadrick, DeVries, Gassman, Halverson, Hargens, Howie, Jerke, Nelson, Vanneman, Vehle, Brunner

Voting No:    Sigdestad

Excused:    Pitts

        
HB 1208: reimburse certain motorists involved in vehicle collisions with wildlife.

Presented by:    Representative Betty Olson (Handout #8)
Opponents:    Jeff Vonk, Department of Game, Fish & Parks

MOTION:     DEFER HB 1208 TO THE 36TH LEGISLATIVE DAY

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

Voting Yes:    Deadrick, DeVries, Gassman, Halverson, Hargens, Howie, Jerke, Nelson, Sigdestad, Vanneman, Vehle, Brunner

Excused:    Pitts

        
HB 1293: provide for the removal of dead deer from certain highways.

Presented by:    Representative Dale Hargens
Proponents:    Darin Bergquist, Secretary, DOT
        Representative Betty Olson

MOTION:     AMEND HB 1293

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     On page 1, line 8, of the printed bill, delete "forty-eight" and insert "ninety-six".

     On page 1, line 10, delete "Sixty" and insert "Fifty".

     On page 1, line 10, delete "forty" and insert "fifty".


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

MOTION:     DO PASS HB 1293 AS AMENDED

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

Voting Yes:    Deadrick, DeVries, Gassman, Halverson, Hargens, Howie, Jerke, Nelson, Sigdestad, Vanneman, Vehle, Brunner

Excused:    Pitts

MOTION:     ADJOURN

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

Joyce Panzer

____________________________

Committee Secretary
Thomas J. Brunner, Chair


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