SD Representative Hugh Bartels looks back on the opening week of the legislative session

WATERTOWN, S.D.(KXLG)- Representative Hugh Bartels recapped the legislative session that kicked off last week.

Bartels explained the “enhanced carry” background check bill.

Hugh goes on to explain just what fees are included to “go away”.

We inquired why you would want to get rid of that much potential revenue for the state.

Hugh tells us how the bingo tax breaks down.

Hugh gave us an update on SD Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg.

2022’s first legislative session is packed with multiple bills dealing with marijuana, transgender, and they have to decide how to spend all the federal dollars that have come into the state. For a look at the bills follow this link: