House Commerce & Energy Committee defeat HB1190(Pipeline/Eminent Domain)

PIERRE, S.D.(HubCityRadio)- On Monday, South Dakota House Commerce & Energy Committee dealt with HB1190.  This bill establish public use criteria for purposes of condemnation proceedings.

The bill’s prime sponsor was Scott Odenbach of Spearfish.

Odenbach emphasize that eminent domain shouldn’t be used for economic gains.

Lobbyist for Summit Carbon Solutions, Mike Macaulay with South Dakota Ethanol Association talk about why the pipeline is needed.

Representative Carl Perry of Aberdeen talks about his support of the bill.

Representative Bill Shorma of Dakota Dunes express his opposition to the bill.

The committee fail to pass the bill on a 4-7 vote.  The committee voted 8-3 to move to the 41st day effectively killing the bill.