House Bill Introductions

HB 1033: Expanding the types of projects for local infrastructure grants.
Status: Introduced 1/11/22; referred to House State Affairs. Set for hearing 2/2/22. Passed House State Affairs (9-3) 2/2/22. Passed House (41-27) 2/7/22. Referred to Senate Commerce and Energy. Set for hearing 3/3/22. Passed Senate Commerce and Energy (6-1) 3/3/22. Amended to include $150 million in workforce housing grant funds that failed to pass as part of earlier bills. Passed Senate as amended (35-0) 3/7/22. House concurred in Senate amendments (48-22) 3/8/22. Signed by Governor 3/25/22.

HB 1075: Requiring newspapers to post notices filed with them on the statewide notice website.
Status: Introduced and referred to House Local Government 1/18/22. Passed committee (13-0) 1/20/22. Passed House (69-1) 1/24/22. Referred to Senate Local Government. Set for hearing 1/20/22. Passed committee (13-0) 1/20/22. Passed House (69-1) 1/24/21. Referred to Senate Local Government. Set for hearing 2/2/22. Hearing rescheduled for 2/9/22. Passed Senate Local Government (4-0) 2/9/22. Passed Senate (32-0) 2/10/22. Signed by Governor 2/17/22.

HB 1087: A bill clarifying that cybersecurity plans, computer or communications network schema are exempt from public records laws.
Status: Introduced 1/20/22; referred to House Local Government. Set for hearing 1/27/22. Hearing rescheduled for 2/10/22. Passed House Local Government, as amended (13-0) 2/10/22; placed on House consent calendar. Passed House (67-0) 2/15/22. Referred to Senate Local Government; set for hearing 2/23/22. Passed Local Government (7-0) 2/23/22; placed on consent calendar. Passed Senate (35-0) 2/24/22. Signed by Governor 3/7/22.

HB 1093: A bill to increase the registration fees for electric vehicles from $50 to $250.
Status: Introduced 1/20/22. Referred to House Commerce and Energy. Set for hearing 1/26/22. Deferred to the nonexistent 41st Day (12-1) 1/26/22.

HB 1120: A bill to include carbon dioxide pipelines in current statutes that tax pipelines.
Status: Introduced 1/24/22; referred to House Taxation. Set for hearing 2/1/22. Passed House Taxation (11-1) 2/1/22. Passed House (65-3) 2/2/22. Referred to Senate Taxation. Set for hearing 2/25/22. Passed Taxation Committee (7-0) 2/25/22; placed on Senate consent calendar. Passed Senate (35-0) 2/28/22. Signed by Governor 3/10/22.

HB 1227: A placeholder bill for funding for infrastructure improvements in South Dakota. It is possible it would contain grants for local infrastructure improvements.
Status: Introduced 1/27/22. Referred to House Committee on Appropriations. Set for hearing 2/22/22. Passed Appropriations (9-0) 2/22/22. Passed House as amended (53-16) 2/23/22; referred to Senate Committee on Appropriations. Set for hearing 2/28/22. Re-set for hearing 3/1/22. Tabled by Senate committee on Appropriations (9-0) 3/2/22.

HB 1255: Adding clarifying language on allowing public comment at public meetings.
Status: Introduced 1/27/22. Referred to House Local Government 1/31/22. Set for hearing 2/8/22. Failed to pass committee (6-7); deferred to the 41st Legislative Day (12-1) 2/8/22. “Smoked out” of committee by House motion (40-28) 2/16/22. Amended on House floor to clarify that public comment is encouraged from persons who are local taxpayers, associated with a child or person in need of protection, a resident of the political subdivision hosting the meeting, or have relevant data/information germane to the agenda. It also clarifies that public bodies may limit public comment to a reasonable time for each person who wishes to be heard. Bill passed as amended (38-29) 2/17/22. It now moves to the Senate. Referred to Senate Local Government. Set for hearing 2/25/22. Deferred to the 41st Legislative Day (5-2) 2/25/22.


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