2018 House Bill Introductions

HB 1002:  Revising the campaign finance filing and reporting requirements for candidates and ballot measure committees.
Status:  Pre-filed 12/18/17. Referred to House State Affairs 1/9/18. Set for hearing 1/17/18. Committee passed (13-0) 1/17/18; referred to House floor. Passed House (68-1) 1/18/18; referred to Senate State Affairs.

HB 1003:  Revising the required content of campaign filing reports. 
Status:  Pre-filed 12/18/17. Referred to House State Affairs 1/9/18.  Set for hearing 1/12/18. Committee recommends Do Pass (10-0) 1/12/18; referred to House floor. Passed House (66-0) 1/16/18; referred to Senate State Affairs Committee.

HB 1004:  Directing the State Board of Elections to promulgate rules regarding the font size, page size and other elements of petitions for signatures for ballot measures.
Status:  Pre-filed 12/18/17. Referred to House State Affairs 1/9/18.  Set for hearing 1/12/18. Committee recommends Do Pass (10-0) 1/12/18; referred to House floor. Passed House (60-6) 1/16/18; referred to Senate State Affairs Committee.

HB 1005:  Mandating consistent use of the terms “yes”, “no”, “in favor of” and “not in favor of” for ballot measures, petitions for signatures, explanation brochures, etc. 
Status:  Pre-filed 12/18/17. Referred to House State Affairs 1/9/18.  Set for hearing 1/12/18. Committee recommends Do Pass As Amended (10-0) 1/12/18; referred to House floor.

HB 1006:  Setting forth when and how the Legislative Research Council is to receive comments and how long comment periods will last on proposed ballot measures.
Status:  Pre-filed 12/18/17. Referred to House State Affairs 1/9/18.  Set for hearing 1/12/18. Committee recommends Do Pass (10-0) 1/12/18; referred to House floor. Passed House (64-2) 1/16/18; referred to Senate State Affairs.

HB 1007:  Creating a citizen initiative review commission to review initiated measures and constitutional amendments. 
Status:  Pre-filed 12/18/17. Referred to House State Affairs 1/9/18. Set for hearing 1/17/18. Amended by committee and deferred to the 41st Legislative Day (11-2) 1/17/18.

HB 1022:  A bill to revise the timing of wind energy permits by giving the SD PUC one year instead of 6 months to grant or deny a wind permit application.
Status:  Introduced 1/2/18. Referred to House Commerce and Energy 1/9/18.

HB 1024:  A bill to revise the South Dakota One Call by clarifying that the One Call Board is attached to the SD PUC for the purposes of reporting and budgetary purposes. 
Status:  Introduced 1/2/18. Referred to House Commerce and Energy 1/9/18. Set for hearing 1/19/18. Amended by committee to clarify that the board is solely responsible for all contractors and employment of board personnel and retains responsibility for all funds and expenditures of the board. Passed as amended by committee (11-2) 1/19/18.

HJR 1001:  A resolution proposing and submitting to the voters of South Dakota, a state Constitutional measure which would removing the Legislature’s authority to set legislative salaries.  Instead, salaries for legislators during regular session would be equal to one-fifth of the most recent South Dakota median household income.
Status: Introduced 1/9/18; referred to House State Affairs.  


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