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HB 1233 - Government Spending Database - Key Vote

South Dakota Key Votes

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Legislation - Veto Override Passed (House) (61-8) - (Key vote)

Title: Government Spending Database

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires the Bureau of Finance and Management to create a searchable website by July 1, 2009 where the public can view information on state revenue and expenditures.

Highlights:
Requires the website to disclose the following information (sec. 2):
    - bond debt - state employee compensation - contract and vendor payments - aid to local governments - capital improvement expenditures - revenue - other relevant information
- Requires the website to include data from the 2004 fiscal year and each fiscal year thereafter (sec. 3). - Excludes confidential information (sec. 4). - Requires all state agencies to cooperate (sec. 6).
Note:

NOTE: A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY OF MEMBERS ELECTED IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A GOVERNOR'S VETO.

Legislation - Veto Override Failed (Senate) (22-12) - (Key vote)

Title: Government Spending Database

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires the Bureau of Finance and Management to create a searchable website by July 1, 2009 where the public can view information on state revenue and expenditures.

Highlights:
Requires the website to disclose the following information (sec. 2):
    - bond debt - state employee compensation - contract and vendor payments - aid to local governments - capital improvement expenditures - revenue - other relevant information
- Requires the website to include data from the 2004 fiscal year and each fiscal year thereafter (sec. 3). - Excludes confidential information (sec. 4). - Requires all state agencies to cooperate (sec. 6).
Note:

NOTE: A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY OF MEMBERS ELECTED IS REQUIRED TO OVERRIDE A GOVERNOR'S VETO.

Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (21-13) - (Key vote)

Title: Government Spending Database

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires the Bureau of Finance and Management to create a searchable website by July 1, 2009 where the public can view information on state revenue and expenditures.

Highlights:
- Requires the website to disclose the following information (sec. 2):
    - bond debt - state employee compensation - contract and vendor payments - aid to local governments - capital improvement expenditures - revenue - other relevant information
- Requires the website to include data from the 2004 fiscal year and each fiscal year thereafter (sec. 3). - Excludes confidential information (sec. 4). - Requires all state agencies to cooperate (sec. 6).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (47-22) - (Key vote)

Title: Government Spending Database

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires the Bureau of Finance and Management to create a searchable website by July 1, 2009 where the public can view information on state revenue and expenditures.

Highlights:
- Requires the website to disclose the following information (sec. 2):
    - bond debt - state employee compensation - contract and vendor payments - aid to local governments - capital improvement expenditures - revenue - other relevant information
- Requires the website to include data from the 2004 fiscal year and each fiscal year thereafter (sec. 3). - Excludes confidential information (sec. 4). - Requires all state agencies to cooperate (sec. 6).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Government Spending Database

Sponsors

  • Jason M. Gant (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Hal G. Wick (SD - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Joni M. Cutler (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • H. Paul Dennert (SD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mary H. Glenski (SD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Brock L. Greenfield (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Tom Hackl (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Al Koistinen (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Shantel Krebs (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kathleen 'Kathy' Miles (SD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Al Novstrup (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Deb M. Peters (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Nancy Turbak Berry (SD - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Donald D. 'Don' Van Etten (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Keri K. Weems (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark K. Willadsen (SD - R) (Out Of Office)
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