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15 The Burke (SD) Gazette, LEE QUALM Continued from Page 14 bills, 13 bills are on his desk and 27 bills have been Hog Housed so far. South Dakota leads the nation in economic growth. The economy in SD grew at a 9.2% seasonally adjusted annualized rate in the third Come Help Us Sharon Claussen's 70th Birthday On March 20th from 2:00 to 3:30 P.M. At TLC Assisted Living 713 County Road in Burke, South Dakota Come wish Sharon Happy Birthday and enjoy Birthday Cake Your presence will be her gift! f/ The Family Of Bill Andersen Requests a Card Shower For Bill's Birthday On March 20th (The First Day Of Spring) Cards may be sent to Bill at: 505 W. Saint John Rd Phoenix,, AZ 85023 Wednesday, March 9, 2016 The Prime Sponsor of the bill urged on Thursday. rillas, 19 Cougars; 36 Gorillas, 34 quarter, far and away the most ro- legislators to concur with the Gov- HB 1198 was the Dyslexia Bill. Cougars, but the Gorillas pulled bust gain in the country, according ernor's veto and the vote to override It passed the House 61 to 6. The away in the final quarter with a 58- to data released by the Commerce failed. Senate Ed Committee killed this bill 42 win. Our boys could hold their Department on Wednesday. This week, the Governor rec- on Tuesday. The bill was going to heads high, as they gave their best, The legislature has passed HB ommended the legislature not move require schools to provide screen- because they gave the Gorilla's a 1182 the cent sales tax increase forward with Medicaid expansion ings and interventions for dyslexic scare for 3 whole quarters! intended for teacher pay, property during the 2016 legislative session, students. The Dept. of Ed and aFriday evening, Bill and Ta- tax relief and tech school funding. Although the new federal policy is a group called "Decoding Dyslexia", mara Lynass's son, Sam, arrived Last week, the House passed it by a good sign that the Governor's pro- which charges parents for tutoring, from Fort Collins, CO. He will be single vote and this week it passed posal, which would expand Med- now testified against the bill chang- spending a few months here with the Senate by two votes to receive a icaid without a general fund cost ing their position from proponent to his parents, as he waits to start Den- two-thirds majority. This issue has to the state, can move forward, the opponent, tal School on August 1st. Myrna ~, dominated the legislative session Governor does not believe that there HB ll07 is a bill that would was invited out for a welcoming and resulted in some of the most is time to craft a final proposal and ensure government nondiscrimina- country supper. Sam calls Burke, 'A heated debate ever seen in Pierre. seek legislative support in the last tion in matters of religious beliefs sweet little town on the prairie.' There are two additional bills week of session. The work with the and moral convictions. It passed Saturday, March 5th, Jim and in the Governor's Education Re- federal government, Indian Health the House 46-10, but was tabled in Dianne Buryanek picked up Tamara form Package that have not received Services, and providers will contin- Senate Judiciary at the request of and Myrna on their way to Hinton, final passage. SB 131 establishes a ue, and the Governor says he may the prime sponsor. IA to attend their Uncle Clarence recommend an expansion plan in HB 1129 is a bill that would al- Schindel's funeral service. Clarence target teacher salary and a target teacher ratio. This bills formula the 2017 session or in a special ses- low a concealed pistol in the Capitol was married to Mary Jane Elizabeth sion. and any county courthouse with an Labahn, who was Eunice Bury- started with a 12.5/1 student per teacher ratio, for schools with stu- On Tuesday, the House gave enhanced concealed pistol permit, anek's youngest sister. The Schin- dent numbers of 200 and below, and unanimous support to SB 24 to pro- The intent of the bill was for em- del's had recently celebrated their hibit the sale of fetal body parts, ployees of each court house to be 65th wedding anniversary. The fu- was amended to 12/1 student per teacher ratio. With the first ratio, The law will make it a Class 6 able to protect themselves in cases neral at the Methodist Church was in order to comply and receive all felony to use any tissue, organ, or of terrorism or random shootings, large as the public paid tribute to funding, the smaller schools in the body part of an unborn or newborn It passed the house 45-17 and was this humble man who had graced state would have to get rid of 400 child who has been subject to an in- defeated in Senate Judiciary 6-1. their community. Clarence, age teachers. The new ratio will lessen duced abortion, other than an abor- This bill was on the Governors "Kill 89, belonged to the Lion's Club, that blow to the schools slightly, tion necessary to prevent the death list". American Legion, the World War This formula appears to be a plan of of the mother, for animal or human SB 2 is a bill that would give 11 Last Man's Standing Club, in the Governor and the Blue Ribbon research or transplantation,counties a 25% share of the alco- Lemars. He, also, was a much loved Task Force to force consolidation of The Legislature passed SB 102 hol beverages fund that is currently custodian at the Hinton School for smaller schools. The Senate passed which would allow the Board of Re- split between the state and cities. 34 years. A student could give him the bill 29-6 and House Appropria- gents to oversee the sale of alcohol This amounts to an additional $3.8 a ring and he'd go open the school ~, at events in facilities used for per- million to be given to counties. It to get something from their locker. tions passed it 9-0. SB 133 appro- priates funds for districts to use forming arts, athletics, events, or re- passed the Senate 28-5 and awaits Clarence suffered throat cancer sev- innovative education options. The ceptions. The bill passed the Senate action on the House floor, eral years ago, and it was difficult Senate passed it 33-1 and the House 18-13 and the House 42-26. If you are in Pierre be sure to for him to speak; still he carried on, Appropriations passed it 9-0. Senate Bill 159 received a lot look me up and feel free to contact as he liked to fish,' golf, and wood History was made this week of press attention this week. The me anytime at rep.qualm@state .sd. work. The Schindel Patriarch loved when Governor Daugaard ve- legislation would provide an 80% us Thank you for giving me the the times spent with his family. toed HB 1008 which was a family tax credit to insurance companies opportunity to serve you. Have a Enroute home, Jim's stopped to vis- friendly bill. This bill stated that that contribute to an organization blessed week. it with cousins, Delores Buryanek the biological sex of a student stated providing educational scholarships Representative Lee Qualm of rural Westfield, and Tess Bury- on the birth certificate was the de- to certain students attending private Chairman of House Ag and Natural anek of Westfield, IA. termination of the bathroom the institutions. The bill passed the Resources Committee Sunday evening, the Lynass student would use. So boys use the Senate 24-11 and awaits action in Local Government Committee threesome and Myrna had a bite boy's bathroom, showers and locker the House. If enacted, the legisla- Ag Land Assessment Task Force to eat, followed by the movie, rooms and girls use the girl's bath- tion would allow insurance compa- [Local News War Room, at theUnionBaptist room, showers and locker rooms, hies to contribute up to $2 million Church. If a student rejects their biological to a nonprofit that would disperse Athletic Ticket sex and claims the opposite gender funds to families with incomes up identity, the school was to provide to 150% of the level used to deter- Lovera Reber has enjoyed the reasonable accommodations for the mine free and reduced price school company of recent visitors. Drop- Prices Under lunch.The awarded scholarship ping by were Myra Reis, Grace purposes of changing, showering amount could vary depending on Bendig, Ramona Bentzen, Mary Review and using the restroom. This was a no nonsense bill to protect all stu- the family s need; however the av- & Dennis Schoenefeld, Charlotte erage value of the scholarships can- Nicolaus, JaNell Gnirk and Wyatt Activities association fomutafion identitydents' includingchallenges.thOSeThewithGovernorgender not exceed $2,100 in order to keep Reis. And yes, than you for the may get boost argued his veto using points from the bill fiscally neutral to the State s pumpkin-date bread, oatmeal cook- By Dana Hess the Minority Leaders speech from general fund. ies, banana bread, Valentine Cups For South Dakota Newspaper As- the floor on this bill. On Friday, the HB 1112 is a bill that would es- and confetti bread, sociation House voted to override the veto. tablish certain procedures regarding Inez Jones was a Wednesday visi- PIERRE -- The South Dakota a transgender policy for the purpose tor of Elsie Kortmeyer at the Haisch High School Activities Association o ].~ of participation in high school ac- Hans in Bonesteel. Foundation has a goal of raising a Wo h r$ iP lI tivities. The House passed it 45-23 Tuesday, March 1st, Myr- $5 million endowment to relieve and it was assigned to Senate Edu- na Brunz accompanied Earl and some of the financial burden on th US Ill cation. That committee killed the Mary Drey to the basketball game member schools. bill with a 5-2 vote on Tuesday. in Gregory. The auditorium was Stephanie Judson, executive Ill SB 171 is a bill that would packed for this exciting boy's game director of the South Dakota Com- Herrick United I[I legalize the use of cannabidiol oil- between the Gregory Gorillas and inanity Foundation, met with asso- Ill a nonpsychoactive cannabinoid the Burke/South Central Cougars. elation board members Wednesday, Methodist Church Ill found in the cannabis plant used to The Gorillas were a tough opponent talking about her organization's day S 30AMjlll treat epileptic seizures. It passed with much depth, but the Cougars role. Sun ervices 8: the Senate 20-15 and House Health gave them a go, with quarter stops "We're here as your philan Jp and Human Services passed it 7-6 of 13 Gorillas, 12, Cougars; 25 Go- Continued on Page 16