Bill Eliminating Sunset On Non-Meandered Waters Passes House Test 51-12

A bill that would extend provisions dealing with non-meandered waters or lakes that find their way over private land has gained approval in the South Dakota House. Sponsor, Representative Larry Rhoden of Union Center offered an amendment to his legislation Thursday as debate began…

Rhoden’s amendment would drop the sunset completely, making it a permanent law. Representative Tom Pischke of Dell Rapids opposed the amendment…

H-B 1081 passed out of the House on a 51-12 vote. Seven legislators were excused from the Chamber Thursday afternoon.