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NO on SB 179

Posted on February 05, 2013

We understand that committee testimony on SB 179 has been postponed until Wednesday February 13th at 7:45am. It was originally scheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday February 6th.

We have been hearing from a number of farmers and want everyone to know that we are opposed to Senate Bill 179 provide for a uniform county drainage permit application form and to remove the maximum limit for drainage permit fees.”

In the meantime, we urge you to contact the following legislators asking them to

VOTE NO on SB179.

You can do so by calling the senate lobby at 605-773-3821 or by directly emailing the following senators and representatives. Also, please attend your local cracker barrel this weekend and share your concerns with Senate Bill 179.

Bill Sponsors:

Senator Mike Vehle (R) – Mitchell

Rep. Brian Gosch (R) (Speaker of the House) – Rapid City

Senate Local Government Committee:

Mark Kirkeby (Chairman) (R) – Rapid City

Reid Holien (R) – Watertown

Jean Hunhoff (R) – Yankton

Dan Lederman (R) – Dakota Dunes

Deb Soholt (R) – Sioux Falls

Craig Tieszen (R) – Rapid City

Chuck Welke (D) – Warner

For a PDF of the entire bill and its sponsors, click here:

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