Bills we monitored

South Dakota Legislature – 2017

Bill Status Report
92nd Session of the South Dakota Legislature

Listed below are bills of interest that SDAHO staff is actively monitoring. If you have any questions about these bills or other legislation, please contact Scott Duke at (605) 361-2281 or scott.duke@sdaho.org.

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Bills being monitored

Bill Position Status

HB 1002 NEUTRAL 02/07/2017 Health and Human Services Tabled, Passed, YEAS 13, NAYS 0. H.J. 318
An Act to require the Department of Health and Department of Social Services to make an annual report to the Legislature regarding the condition of long-term health care in South Dakota.


HB 1003 OPPOSE 02/01/2017 House of Representatives Do Pass, Failed, YEAS 16, NAYS 53. H.J. 254
An Act to allow nursing facilities to transfer or sell nursing bed capacity.


HB 1004 SUPPORT 02/13/2017 Committee on Appropriations Deferred to the 41st legislative day, Passed, YEAS 7, NAYS 1.
An Act to establish a program to assist nursing and assisted living facilities in recruiting certain health care personnel.


HB 1040 SUPPORT 02/21/2017 Signed by the Governor H.J. 424
An Act to license and regulate community living homes.


HB 1041 MONITORING 02/06/2017 Signed by the Governor H.J. 302
An Act to place certain substances on the controlled substance schedules and to declare an emergency.


HB 1042 SUPPORT 02/09/2017 Signed by the Governor H.J. 364
An Act to make an appropriation to reimburse certain health care professionals who have complied with the requirements of the recruitment assistance program or the rural health care facility recruitment assistance program and to declare an emergency.


HB 1058 OPPOSE 02/08/2017 Commerce and Energy Deferred to the 41st legislative day, Passed, YEAS 13, NAYS 0.
An Act to empower health care consumers. (Placeholder bill)


HB 1070 SUPPORT 02/23/2017 Signed by the Governor H.J. 482
An Act to revise certain provisions regarding the licensure of physical therapists and physical therapist assistants.


HB 1082 SUPPORT 03/01/2017 Transportation Deferred to the 41st legislative day, Passed, YEAS 4, NAYS 2. S.J. 569
An Act to grant limited immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain related offenses to persons who assist certain persons in need of emergency assistance or who are themselves in need of emergency assistance.


HB 1104 SUPPORT 02/08/2017 Commerce and Energy Deferred to the 41st legislative day, Passed, YEAS 12, NAYS 1.
An Act to revise certain motor vehicle liability insurance requirements.


HB 1108 MONITORING 02/15/2017 Judiciary Do Pass, Failed, YEAS 4, NAYS 9.
An Act to revise certain provisions regarding prejudgment interest rates.


HB 1114 MONITORING 02/16/2017 Withdrawn at the Request of the Prime Sponsor H.J. 419
An Act to accommodate legislation on medical services. (Placeholder bill)


HB 1152 OPPOSE Commerce and Energy Deferred to the 41st legislative day, Passed, YEAS 10, NAYS 2. H.J. 370
An Act to establish a maximum rate of interest on debt arising out of medical services.


HB 1162 MONITORING 02/02/2017 Withdrawn at the Request of the Prime Sponsor H.J. 278
An Act to transfer the authority to add, delete, or reschedule controlled drugs and substances in Schedules I to IV, inclusive, from the Legislature to the Board of Pharmacy.


HB 1183 SUPPORT
An Act to to provide and revise certain provisions regarding mental health procedures in criminal justice, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency.


HB 1195 NEUTRAL
An Act to revise certain provisions regarding health coverage for applied behavior analysis.


HB 1197 OPPOSE Health and Human Services Deferred to the 41st legislative day, Passed, YEAS 9, NAYS 1.
An Act to revise certain provisions regarding medical assistance payments to nursing home facilities.


SB 1 SUPPORT
An Act to revise certain provisions of the prescription drug monitoring program.


SB 2 OPPOSE 01/18/2017 Health and Human Services Tabled, Passed, YEAS 7, NAYS 0. S.J. 122
An Act to require prescribers to access the prescription drug monitoring program database prior to issuing a prescription to certain controlled substances.


SB 3 MONITORING 01/18/2017 Health and Human Services Tabled, Passed, YEAS 7, NAYS 0. S.J. 122
An Act to make an appropriation to the Department of Health for the administration of a program regarding substance abuse.


SB 4 MONITORING 02/09/2017 Signed by the Governor S.J. 363
An Act to require the Board of Pharmacy to report to the Legislature regarding monitoring and use of opioids in the state.


SB 5 OPPOSE 02/03/2017 Health and Human Services Deferred to the 41st legislative day, Passed, YEAS 6, NAYS 1. S.J. 292
An Act to allow for the redistribution of unused nursing facility bed capacity.


SB 6 SUPPORT
An Act to revise the review process to determine the need for additional nursing facilities or nursing facility beds and to require a report to the Legislature.


SB 43 SUPPORT
An Act make an appropriation to expand intensive methamphetamine treatment services within the Department of Social Services and to declare an emergency.


SB 48 SUPPORT 02/23/2017 Signed by the Governor S.J. 514
An Act to provide for the certification of emergency medical responders.


SB 49 SUPPORT
An Act to license and regulate freestanding emergency medical care facilities.


SB 50 SUPPORT 02/15/2017 State Affairs Tabled, Passed, YEAS 7, NAYS 0. S.J. 398
An Act to authorize the submission of an application for a state innovation waiver regarding health insurance and to declare an emergency.


SB 57 SUPPORT 02/09/2017 Signed by the Governor S.J. 363
An Act to authorize the operation of a nursing home facility in Eagle Butte, South Dakota, and to declare an emergency.


SB 61 NEUTRAL 02/23/2017 Signed by the Governor S.J. 514
An Act to update, revise, and repeal certain provisions relating to nurse practitioners and nurse midwives.


SB 65 SUPPORT 02/23/2017 Signed by the Governor S.J. 514
An Act to establish the South Dakota Board of Technical Education and to revise certain provisions regarding career and technical education and postsecondary technical institutes.


SB 95 MONITORING
An Act to add cannabidiol to the list of Schedule IV controlled substances and to exclude it from the definition of marijuana.


SB 107 MONITORING 02/08/2017 Health and Human Services Tabled, Passed, YEAS 7, NAYS 0.
An Act to accommodate legislation on medical services. (Placeholder bill)


SB 129 MONITORING 02/21/2017 Judiciary Tabled, Passed, YEAS 6, NAYS 0. S.J. 451
An Act to revise the penalty for ingestion of marijuana.


SB 136 OPPOSE
An Act to permit and regulate the practice of licensed certified professional midwives.


SB 144 NEUTRAL 03/01/2017 Judiciary Deferred to the 41st legislative day, Passed, YEAS 8, NAYS 4. H.J. 587
An Act to to authorize servicemembers to carry a concealed pistol or revolver without a permit.


SB 147 SUPPORT
An Act to establish a process for periodic review of provider rates for medical assistance to the indigent and to make an appropriation therefor.


SB 169 NEUTRAL Taxation Deferred to the 41st legislative day, Passed, YEAS 4, NAYS 2. S.J. 391
An Act to impose a statewide property tax for purpose of providing funds to increase certain employee wages employed by community support providers and nursing facilities.


SB 175 SUPPORT
An Act to appropriate money for the ordinary expenses of the legislative, judicial, and executive departments of the state, the expenses of state institutions, interest on the public debt, and for common schools.