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SDFB Policy Update April 1, 2022

SDFB Policy Update April 15, 2022

Cattle Price Discovery and Transparency Act.

SDFB Policy Update May 13, 2022

SDFB Policy Update May 27, 2022

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HB 1007 Codify a joint committee for legislative redistricting.
HB 1008 Provide a cause of action for certain employees that are required to receive a vaccination as a condition of employment and to declare an emergency.
HB 1015 Require a moment of silence in schools to begin the school day.
HB 1032 Make an appropriation to the Board of Technical Education to construct an agriculture and diesel power laboratory and multi-purpose space on the campus of Mitchell Technical College and to declare an emergency.
Expand the eligible projects for the local infrastructure improvement grant fund.
HB 1034 Make an appropriation from the coordinated natural resources conservation fund to the State Conservation Commission and to declare an emergency.
HB 1037 Revise the penalty for certain willful violations by grain buyers and grain warehouse operators.
HB 1039 Provide for the assessment of certain agricultural land as noncropland.
HB 1040 Reduce the maximum property tax levies for the general fund of school districts.
HB 1053 Authorize counties to issue bonds for certain expenditures funded by a gross receipts tax.
HB 1070 Clarify certain provisions of the rural access infrastructure improvements grant program.
HB 1072 Revise the safety zone within which a firearm may be discharge or trapping activities may occur.
HB 1081 Add solar energy tax revenue to the calculation of local effort for state aid to school districts.
HB 1090 Require an annual report on nonmeandered waters.
HB 1091 Authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the design and construction of a year-round rodeo practice facility on the campus of South Dakota State University, together with the equipment and furnishings, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency.
HB 1092 Make an appropriation for the precision agriculture cybersecurity CyberAg partnership initiative and to declare an emergency.
HB 1096 Revise provisions regarding livestock identification.
HB 1120 Include carbon dioxide and carbon dioxide capture companies in certain provisions regarding pipeline taxation.
HB 1131 Provide for a revocation of hunting, trapping, or fishing privileges.
HB 1137 Make an appropriation for high performance computing and data storage systems at South Dakota State University and to declare an emergency.
HB 1156 Revise provisions regarding weed removal along highways.
HB 1203 Require taxing districts to hold a public hearing when increasing property tax revenues relative to the previous year.
HB 1276 Make an appropriation for the purposes of predator control and to declare an emergency.
HB 1277 Make an appropriation to the State Conservation Commission, transfer money thereto, and to declare an emergency.
HB 1296 Provide for the killing of mountain lions under certain circumstances.
HB 1306 Make an appropriation to rural access infrastructure funds and declare an emergency.
HB 1316 Revise provisions regarding soil health in resource conservation and forestry and conservation districts.
HB 1321 Prohibit frivolous or vexatious complaints against commercial pesticide applicators and to provide a penalty therefor.
HB 1322 Provide for the direct sale of certain home-produced or home-processed foods and food products.
HB 1323 Increase the amount transferred into the coordinated natural resources conservation fund.
HB 1325 Revise the classification of agricultural land according to soil type.
HB 1327 Reduce certain gross receipts tax rates and a use tax rate, and to repeal a conditional reduction of certain gross receipts tax rates.
HB 1330 Limit the increase of assessed valute of property tax for the purpose of taxation, and to limit the property tax due on property.
HB 1331 Clarify the description of common carrier pipelines.
HJR 5002 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, establishing the commissioner of agriculture and natural resources as an elected constitutional officer.

SB 35 Increase penalties for actions related to grain transactions.
SB 38 Prohibit a grain broker from engaging in certain transactions or activities and to provide a penalty therefor.
SB 39 Reduce the period for filing claims upon the revocation of a grain buyer license
SB 40 To establish safety standards regarding biogas gathering in lines.
SB 50 Make an appropriation for water, wastewater and storm water projects throughout state government, and to declare an emergency.
SB 53 Make an appropriation to increase workforce housing and to declare an emergency.
SB 55 Appropriate funds for the expansion of broadband infrastructure and to declare an emergency.
SB 59 Revise property tax levies for school districts and to revise the state aid to general and special education formulas.
SB 60 Revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2022.
SB 62 Make an appropriation for eligible water, wastewater, storm water, and nonpoint source projects and to declare an emergency.
SB 64 Make appropriations from the water and environment fund and its revolving fund subfunds for various water and environmental purposes and to declare an emergency.
SB 73 Provide for the use of artificial light and night-vision equipment while hunting coyotes and other predators.
SB 84 Make an appropriation for the design, renovation, and construction of a multi-purpose facility at the Cottonwood Field Station and to declare an emergency.
SB 85 Create the ARPA water and environment fund, create a subfund, to make an appropriation therefore, and to declare an emergency.
SB 88 Revise certain provisions regarding the State Conservation Commission and conservation districts.
SB 102 Create the medicaid expansion fund and to provide for the receipt of monies received as a result of expanding medicaid eligibility.
SB 126 Require closure of litigation over the recreational use of nonmeandered waters.
SB 128 Increase the penalty for neglect, abandonment, and mistreatment of animals.
SB 135 Revise the provisions regarding agritourism liability.
SB 145 Provide protections and workplace safety for meat and poultry processing workers.
SB 158 Revise provisions regarding the liability of owner or caretaker of an impounded animal.
SB 163 Address transparency in prescription drug pricing.
SB 166 Reduce the rate of gross receipts tax on certain food.
SB 168 Provide public access to abandoned cemeteries.
SB 176 Revise provisions regarding self-propelled agriculture units.
SB 181 Require the Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources to assemble a task force to study the adoption of a watershed ecosystems management approach.
SB 184 Provide for limited elk licenses to landowners.
SB 186 Expand Medicaid eligibility by the Legislature.
SB 206 Provide for the assessment of certain agricultural land as noncropland.
SCR 606 Urging the highest levels of safety and oversight in the operation of the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility.

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Cell: (605) 350-0739

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SDFB Executive Director
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Cell: (605) 261-2960

Matthew Bogue
SDFB State Public Policy Director
Email: matthew@sdfbf.org
Cell: 605) 377-8833