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Legislative Bills Session Ending 1-6-2015

For the first week of session ending 1-6-2015 These bills have been marked to be watched.  As committee work progresses more a detailed account will follow.  
  Bill Title
HB 1018 revise the sales and use tax exemptions for farm machinery.
HB 1019 revise certain provisions regarding exemptions from sales and use taxation of farm machinery, attachment units, and irrigation equipment used exclusively for agricultural purposes.
HB 1039 revise certain provisions related to the regulation of grain buyers and grain warehouses.
HB 1040 revise the statute of frauds within the uniform commercial code with respect to the sale of pulse crops.
HB 1056 revise certain provisions regarding the Department of Agriculture.
SB 1 finance improvements on the public highways and bridges by establishing or increasing the motor vehicle excise tax, taxes on fuel, motor vehicle registration fees, and wheel taxes, to provide for the distribution of certain revenue, and to establish certain state and local planning and reporting requirements concerning the condition of public highways and bridges.
SB 2 provide for the establishment of river basin natural resource districts and to repeal certain provisions regarding county drainage management.
SB 3 provide for mediation of certain drainage disputes.
SB 4 make an appropriation for research concerning the administrative and financial impact of actual use on agricultural land assessments and to declare an emergency.
SB 5 revise certain provisions concerning the assessment and taxation of real property.
SB 6 revise certain provisions concerning the pension and capital outlay tax levies for school districts.
SB 7 revise certain provisions concerning the school district pension fund and capital outlay fund tax levies and to provide property tax opt-out procedures for the capital outlay levy.
SB 44 revise the criteria for classifying property as agricultural land and to provide for additional requirements for small agricultural acreages and timber land to be classified as agricultural land.
SB 46 make an appropriation of other fund expenditure authority to the Department of Agriculture for the construction of the Nordby Exhibit Hall at the South Dakota State Fair and to declare an emergency.
SB 55 revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2015.