March 11, 2013 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE The state Brand Board wants to raise the fee for ownership inspections to $1 per head for cattle, horses and mules in western South Dakota. That is the maximum amount allowed under state law.
January 30, 2013 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE The state Senate decided unanimously Tuesday against allowing several changes in the livestock ownership inspections conducted in western South Dakota.
January 17, 2013 in The Daily Republic
SB 21 changes the term “livestock” to “cattle.” The legislation doesn’t address who should be responsible for abandoned horses.
December 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Larry Stearns says he is ready for new things.
August 14, 2012 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE More than three years after the state Brand Board severed its contract with the South Dakota Stockgrowers Association and brought the ownership inspections program in-house, the feud might be near its end.
July 11, 2012 in The Daily Republic
The inspection fee will increase from 80 cents to 90 cents per head in September, while a legislative committee also will take a closer look at the Brand Board’s books.
June 27, 2012 in The Daily Republic
The 10-cent-a-head increase in inspection fees is intended to cover the agency’s costs for about three years. Continue Reading
May 16, 2012 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE The state Brand Board shifted its plans Tuesday and proposed raising the livestock ownership inspection fee by only a dime to 90 cents per head. A public hearing will be held at 10:30 a.m. June 27 in Pierre.
April 28, 2012 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE Amid pressure from the governor’s office, the state Brand Board used a procedural maneuver to prevent discussion and voted 4-1 Friday to table the 20-cent fee increase per head for livestock ownership inspections. Continue Reading
April 26, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Panel will meet Friday to discuss inspection cost.