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2017 Legislative Updates

The 2017 South Dakota Legislative Session is here.

All bill activities for both the House and the Senate that we are following for this session will be listed here.

Updates are made at least once a week.

House Bills

Bill Number

bill purpose

HB 1068 Revise certain provisions concerning landowner liability for certain injuries suffered.
HB 1094 Provide for the transfer of certain landowner hunting licenses.
HB 1095 Revise certain provisions regarding resident fishing possession limits.
HB 1138 Revise certain provisions regarding lands owned by the Department of Game, Fish and Parks.
HB 1150 Provide for the issuance of certain hunting licenses to nonresident military veterans at the resident rate.
HB 1168 Revise certain provisions regarding nonresident waterfowl licenses.
HB 1177 Accommodate legislation regarding certain big game depredation.
HB 1185 Revise certain provisions concerning recreational facilities provided by municipalities.

Senate Bills

bill number

bill purpose

SB 66 Specifically classify certain agricultural land as riparian buffer strips, to establish the criteria for the riparian buffer strip classification, and to provide for the taxation thereof.
SB 80 Regulate the use of drones under certain conditions and to provide a penalty therefor.
SB 114 Make an appropriation to the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to provide for the purchase and land exchange of properties held by the Office of School and Public Lands and to declare an emergency.
SB 123 Revise the area where certain nonresident waterfowl licenses may be issued.
SB 130 Revise provisions regarding the amount licensing agents may collect on the sale of certain licenses for the Department of Game, Fish and Parks.
SB 133 Accommodate legislation regarding the Missouri River.
SB 139 Provide for the permitting of waterfowl outfitters and to dedicate fees and surcharges paid by waterfowl outfitters for use on certain game production areas.