State of South Dakota  

741T0768   HOUSE COMMEMORATION   NO.  1011  

Introduced by:    Representatives Hoffman, Brunner, Cronin, Fargen, Hunhoff (Bernie), Kloucek, Kopp, Lust, Olson (Betty), Schaefer, Schrempp, Scott, Sigdestad, Street, Van Gerpen, and Verchio and Senators Krebs, Begalka, Frerichs, Fryslie, Hansen (Tom), Rampelberg, Rhoden, and Vehle

        A LEGISLATIVE COMMEMORATION, Congratulating State Representative Kim Vanneman of Ideal, for receiving the South Dakota Corn Growers Outstanding Legislative Leadership award.

    WHEREAS, Representative Kim Vanneman has represented Gregory and Tripp counties in District 26B since 2007; and

    WHEREAS, while serving as chair of the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee of the South Dakota Legislature, Representative Vanneman has worked with representatives and leadership members to maintain the state's business-friendly status, which benefits value-added agriculture and South Dakota's agricultural economy; and

    WHEREAS, Representative Vanneman has worked to ensure fair property taxes on agricultural land; and

    WHEREAS, Representative Vanneman has supported legislation that encourages the use of ethanol and alternative fuels, as well as numerous initiatives to promote South Dakota agriculture and the economic well-being of this state:

    NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT COMMEMORATED, by the Eighty-seventh Legislature of the State of South Dakota, that the South Dakota Legislature congratulates and commends Representative Kim Vanneman for her achievements and for her commitment to South Dakota agriculture.