South Dakota House Approves Bills With Pierre Spending Connections

South Dakota House Approves Bills With Pierre Spending Connections

PIERRE — The South Dakota House made quick work of two spending bills, approving them as the 2021 Legislative session winds down. Senate Bill 17 lets the Department of Corrections buy the Sharpe Rentals building near the State Women’s prison for 910-thousand dollars. Representative Steve Haugaard of Sioux Falls was the only legislator to speak on the measure…

Senate Bill 17 passed on 67 to one vote. Senate Bill 33 would appropriate 100-thousand dollars to the U-S-S Pierre Commissioning Committee. Representative Will Mortenson of Pierre had some fun with his support of the measure…

Representative Chris Karr of Sioux Falls says the Legislature has done this before…

S-B 33 passed the House on a 54 to 14 vote. Both 17 and 33 now move on to the desk of Governor Kristi Noem for either a signature for approval or a veto.