Legislators selected to replace Rep. Tieszen

The Nov. 22 death of state Rep. Craig Tieszen, R-Rapid City, created vacancies on several legislative panels that meet later this month.

Rep. John Lake, R-Gettysburg, takes the seat on the State-Tribal Relations Committee. The panelĀ meets for the fourth and final time Dec. 14 at 10 a.m. MT in Rapid City.

Rep. Hugh Bartels, R-Watertown, fills the vacancy on the Government Operations and Audit Committee. The panel meets Dec. 18 at 8 a.m. CT in the Capitol. An agenda hasn’t been posted.