|STUDY COMMITTEE||LRC STAFFER||STUDY ASSIGNMENT(S)|
|Appropriations||Dale Bertsch, et al.||A continuing review of the appropriations process.|
|Bonding Review||Fred Baatz||A review of the operations, programs, and financial conditions of state authorities and agencies authorized to incur debt.|
|Drainage Study||Tom Magedanz||A study of water development districts, county drainage laws, conservation districts, and other natural resource districts; a study of flood control, including water discharge.|
|Executive Board||Terry C. Anderson|
|Government Operations & Audit||Auditor General||A continuing review of state government audits conducted by the Department of Legislative Audit.|
|Hospital Study||Jacque Storm||A comprehensive study of hospital licensing and regulation vs. nonregulation (free market), taking into consideration costs to consumer; quality of care; availability of care; indigent care; viability of general hospitals, in order to provide the information necessary to judge the merits of any proposed legislation on this subject.|
|Hunting Issues||Reuben Bezpaletz||
A study of South Dakota's system of issuing resident and nonresident hunting licenses, including
a review of the effects of the issuance of big game, waterfowl, and other hunting licenses on
depredation problems caused by geese, deer, and other game animals; such study to include a
review of hunter/landowner relations.
A study of the various options to provide increased public hunting access for hunters on public and private lands in the state.
|Legislative Procedure||Terry C. Anderson||A study of the legislative process.|
|Retirement Laws||Bill Pike||A continuing study of the pension, annuity, and benefit laws relating to employees and officers in public service.|
|Rules Review||Rosemary Quigley||A review of proposed state agency rules.|
|State-Tribal Relations||Reuben Bezpaletz||
A study of Corps of Engineers and "take land."
A study of tribal acquisition of land outside the boundaries of the reservation and subsequent removal of this land from the tax rolls.
A study of property taxes, classifications of property, and property tax levies as outlined in HB
A study of the changes in property values and tax valuation by sales that do not reflect current or actual use and value and recommend to the Legislature solutions to the rapidly inflating values of real property across the state that unreasonably affect individual property owners that have not sold, improved, or changed the use of their property. The committee shall reports its findings to the 1997 Legislature.
|Telecommunications Committee||David Ortbahn||A study to continue the discussion and the collection of information regarding the taxation of the telecommunications industry.|
|USD Fiscal Review||Mark Zickrick||A fiscal review of the University of South Dakota, with the objective of cataloging all funding sources available to the University and the degree to which each is used.|