PIERRE — The Interim Joint Committee on Appropriations will meet on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, in Pierre. The meeting will be held in Room 362 of the State Capitol at 10 a.m. (CT).
The Interim Joint Committee on Appropriations, co-chaired by Senator John Wiik (R-Big Stone City) and Representative Chris Karr (R-Sioux Falls), will review reports that were required through the letters of intent for the following items: Billing of Boards and Commissions for Services by the Department of Agriculture, the Statewide Resource Information System, Opioid Funding, Telemedicine within Correctional Health, the Family Education Program, Research Parks, University Center Financial Reporting, and the USD Law School. A report on the waivers recommended by the School Finance Accountability Board will be presented to the committee for approval by the Department of Education. The Legislative Research Council fiscal staff will give presentations on the Community Vitality Program and Dual Credit program evaluations that were completed during the interim. Time will be allowed for public testimony. The meeting is open to the public and the agenda is available on the Legislative Research Council’s website.
In addition to Sen. Wiik and Rep. Karr, committee members include Sens. Brock Greenfield (R-Clark), Jack Kolbeck (R-Sioux Falls), John Lake (R-Gettysburg), Ryan Maher (R-Isabel), Reynold Nesiba (D-Sioux Falls), Jeff Partridge (R-Rapid City), Margaret Sutton (R-Sioux Falls) and Jim White (R-Huron) and Reps. Hugh Bartels (R-Watertown), Randy Gross (R-Elkton), Taffy Howard (R-Rapid City), Jean Hunhoff (R-Yankton), Lance Koth (R-Mitchell), Sue Peterson (R-Sioux Falls), Doug Post (R-Volga) and Michael Saba (D-Hartford).