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House Bill

SDFB Status Bill Purpose
HB 1023 Repeal obsolete property tax provisions and to revise property tax cross-reference and land classification statues.
HB 1028 Revise petition requirements and criteria for issuance of water right permit.
HB 1038 Make an appropriation from the coordinated natural resources conservation fund to the State Conservation Commission and declare an emergency.
HB 1040 Make an appropriation to fund certain small meat processor grants and to declare an emergency.
HB 1042 Revise certain provisions regarding riparian buffer strips.
HB 1045 Revise certain tenant and landlord rights.
HB 1046 Limit liability for certain exposures to COVID-19.
HB 1047 Provide limited deer and antelope licenses to landowners.
HB 1053 Establish an annual fee for certain electric motor vehicles.
HB 1054 Require a copy of any initiated measure or amendment on the ballot be provided to voters.

HB 1058 Authorize the recall of county commissioners.
HB 1062 Authorize the recovery of costs for defending certain initiated amendments in court.
HB 1085 Redefine the criteria for classifying land as agricultural for tax purposes.
HB 1090 Modify certain requirements for domestic not-for-profit corporations.
HB 1099 Revise the property tax exemption amount for certain agricultural property.
HB 1110 Prohibit the performance of abortions due to Down syndrome and to provide a penalty therefor.
HB 1111 Revise certain provisions regarding inspections and seizures by, and forfeitures involving, the Department of Game, Fish and Parks.
HB 1112 Revise the safety zone within which a firearm may be discharged.
HB 1121 Establish criteria governing the sale of homemade food items.
HB 1140 Restrict the entry of conservation officers onto certain private land without permission.
HB 1149 Establish timberland as a separate classification of property for tax purposes, define the criteria for timberland classification, and set the tax parameters for property classified as timberland.
HB 1152 Make an appropriation to the Board of Technical Education for a new precision agriculture facility and to declare an emergency.
HB 1153 Authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the design and construction of a new dairy research and extension farm on the campus of South Dakota State University, together with equipment and furnishings, to make an appropriation therefore, and to declare an emergency.
HB 1155 Remove certain restrictions on gifts of agricultural land.
HB 1160 Prohibit driving a motor vehicle while exceeding the legal limit of delta 9-tetrahydrocannabinol.
HB 1162 Establish the Re-Homestead South Dakota Program.
HB 1202 Require that commercial pesticide applicators provide proof of financial responsibility.
HB 1210 Make an appropriation to the Board of Regents to provide grant funding for a new bioproducts facility at the research park in Brookings, and to declare an emergency.
HB 1215 Establish criteria for meat labeled as a product of the United States.
HB 1219 Provide for the betterment of agriculture in South Dakota.
HB 1225 Establish provisions concerning the sale of adult-use retail marijuana.
HB 1226 Permit electronic livestock auctions.
HB 1237 Make an appropriation for the purpose of funding county and township roads and bridges and to declare an emergency.
HB 1240 Make an appropriation for the redesign and renovation of the Berg Agricultural Hall on the campus of South Dakota State University, and to declare an emergency.
HB 1249 Revise fiscal note requirements for initiative and initiated amendments.
HB 1252 Exempt individuals who make purchases outside of South Dakota from use tax.
HB 1256 Make an appropriation for the cleanup of the Big Sioux watershed and River and to declare an emergency.
HB 1259 Create the rural access infrastructure fund, to provide for the use and distribution of the fund, make an appropriation, and to declare an emergency.
HCR 6006 Urging efforts to increase competition and transparency among livestock packers.
HCR 6007 To provide for an interim study regarding foreign ownership of agricultural land.
HJR 5003 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the 2022 primary election a new section to Article XI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to a three-fifths requirement for certain initiated constitutional amendments or measures.

Senate Bill

SDFB Status Bill Purpose
SB 11 Revise provisions regarding highways and bridges.
SB 34 Make an appropriation to expand rural access to broadband services and to declare an emergency.
SB 35 Make an appropriation to implement provisions concerning the legalization, regulation, and taxation of marijuana, and to declare an emergency.
SB 47 Make an appropriation for the maintenance and repair of state-owned dams and to declare an emergency.
SB49 Revise property tax levies for school districts and to revise the state aid to general and special education formulas.
SB 52 Revise the permit duration on certain concentrated animal feeding operations.

SB 70 Revise and reorganize certain provisions regarding the assessment of property for the purposes of taxation.
SB 76 Revise provisions regarding public access to certain meandered bodies of water.
SB 86 Revise certain requirements regarding the review of initiated amendments to the Constitution.
SB 87 Exempt health benefit plans sponsored by nonprofit agricultural organizations from insurance regulation.
SB 93 Make an appropriation to rehabilitate the rail line from west of the city of Fort Pierre through the city of Midland and to declare an emergency.
SB 94 Revise requirements relating to the publication of milk regulation ordinances.
SB 99 Authorize the Department of Agriculture to contract for the construction of a livestock and equestrian complex at the State Fair, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency.
SB 104 Reduce the rate of sales tax on certain food.
SB 105 Revise certain provisions regarding operator's licenses, instruction permits, and restricted minor's permits.
SB 113 Classify land used for horse husbandry as agricultural property for tax purposes.
SB 115 Revise the definition of the term owner-occupied single-family dwelling for property tax classification purpose.
SB 123 Require a comment period for the attorney general's statement regarding initiated measures and initiated amendments.
SB 127 Require the inspection of moisture-measuring devices and to establish fees.
SB 133 Appropriate coronavirus funds and to declare an emergency.
SB 147 Revise certain provisions regarding records that are not open to inspection and copying.
SB 171 Provide for the South Dakota Freedom Scholarship, make an appropriation therefor, and declare an emergency.
SB 191 Authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the redesign and renovation of an addition to the South Dakota State University Meat Lab on the campus of South Dakota State University, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency.
SB 192 Provide an appropriation for the renovation and upgrading of the South Dakota State University Cottonwood Field Station and to declare an emergency.
SCR 604 Supporting trade negotiations to remove barriers to country of origin labeling.




Contact for Questions

Michael Held
SDFB Lobbyist
Email: mheld@sdfbf.org
Cell: (605) 350-0739

Krystil Smit
SDFB Executive Director
Email: k.smit@sdfbf.org
Cell: (605) 261-2960