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2022 Legislative Updates

The 2022 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 1048

 Make an appropriation to the Department of Game, Fish, and Parks for expanding Custer State Park and to declare an emergency.
HB 1049  Make an appropriation to the Department of Game, Fish, and Parks for building a shooting range near Rapid City and the declare an emergency.
HB 1050  Repeal obsolete lease requirements for the Black Hills Playhouse.
HB 1063  Revise the approval process for state employee household moving allowances.
HB 1071  Make an appropriation for maintaining the drainage of Lake Andes and to declare an emergency.
HB 1072  Revise the safety zone within which a firearm may be discharged or trapping activities may occur.
HB 1090  Require an annual report on nonmeandered waters.
HB 1112  Authorize the use of crossbows by senior hunters.
HB 1131  Provide for a revocation of hunting, trapping, or fishing privileges.
HB 1141  Exempt members of Indian tribes in South Dakota from hunting and fishing license fees.  
HB 1142  Exempt members of Indian tribes from admission fees, camping permit fees, and park service fees of state parks.
HB 1162  Remove the definition of a loaded firearm.
HB 1166  Make an appropriation for road improvements leading to the former entrance into the Palisades State Park and to declare an emergency.
HB 1175  Make an appropriation for developing the Mickelson Trail and to declare an emergency.
HB 1176  Grant immunity from certain liabilities for camping activities.
HB 1177  Establish provisions regarding ejection of persons from certain lodging establishments and recreational vehicle facilities.
HB 1182  Partially reallocate federal payments from national forests.
HB 1276  Make an appropriation for the purposes of predator control and to declare an emergency.
HB 1290  Prohibit lobbying by state officials and employees.
HB 1296  Provide for the killing of mountain lions under certain circumstances.
HB 1324  Provide additional time for camping permit acquisition by residents.
HB 1335  Revise certain provisions regarding the expenditure of moneys allotted to the state by the United States of America.
HB 1336  Make various clarifying changes to the state budgeting process.
HB 1338  Appropriate money for the ordinary expenses of the legislative, judicial, and executive departments of the state, the current expenses of state institutions, interest on the public debt, and for common schools.

Senate Bills

BILL NUMBER BILL PURPOSE
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 60  Revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2022.
SB 67  Make an appropriation to the Department of Game, Fish, and Parks to improve and repair infrastructure around Lake Alvin and Newell Lake 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 126  Require closure of litigation over the recreational use of nonmeandered waters.
SB 135  Revise provisions regarding agritourism liability.
SB 175  Make an appropriation to the Department of Game, Fish and Parks for building a shooting range in western South Dakota and to declare an emergency.
SB 178  Replace the name of Custer State Park.
SB 184  Provide for limited elk licenses to landowners.
SB 193  Require legislative approval for the acquisition, construction, or expansion of certain campgrounds.
SB 200  Make an appropriation to the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to purchase and construct boat cleaning stations, and to declare an emergency.
SCR 602  To provide for an interim study to examine mitigation efforts to curtail the spread of aquatic invasive species.