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February 11, 2018 10:22 PM

Inside KELOLAND: 2018 Legislative Session Update

More than 500 bills have been introduced in South Dakota's 2018 Legislative session. KELOLAND News wanted to discuss a few making headlines on Inside KELOLAND. Joining us is Speaker of the House Rep. Mark Mickelson (R-Sioux Falls) and Rep. Jamie Smith (D-Sioux Falls). 

Watch the full discussion in the player above. 

Issues discussed on the show:

Senate Bill 199

Non-meandered waters

Revise certain provisions regarding nonmeandered waters.

Click here to view the bill's progress. 

House Bill 1250

Changing the tobacco age

Revise certain provisions relating to the sale and possession of tobacco products.


Click here to view the bill's progress. 

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House Bill 1216

Ballot question funding

Provide for limits on certain out-of-state contributions to ballot question committees.

Click here to view the bill's progress. 

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Senate Bill 63

Meth-related bill

Revise certain prohibitions regarding methamphetamines and to create a mandatory penalty for a violation thereof.


Click here to view the bill's progress. 

Senate Bill 65

Meth-related bill

Revise certain provisions regarding drug deliveries that result in death and to provide a penalty therefor.


Click here to view the bill's progress. 

Senate Bill 1199

Collective bargaining at public universities 

Prohibit collective bargaining by employees of the Board of Regents.


Click here to view the bill's progress. 

State Lawmakers Advance Bill Ending University Union

South Dakota lawmakers have advanced a bill that would end collective bargaining at the state's public universities. The House State Affairs Committee

House Bill 1296

Transgender bathroom bill

Require each school board to establish a policy on the use of certain school district facilities by transgender persons.

Click here to view the bill's progress. 

Senate Bill 160

Gender identity in the classroom

Prohibit certain gender identity instruction in public schools.


Click here to view the bill's progress. 

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House Concurrent Resolution 1006

Honoring Governor Mickelson

Commemorating the life of George Speaker Mickelson and calling for a bust of Mickelson to be displayed in the lobby of the State House of Representatives.

Click here to view the bill's progress. 

House Wants To Honor Gov. George Mickelson

 

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