Withdrawals climbed a little higher in 2018 session

Members of the South Dakota Legislature withdrew 13 House bills and nine Senate bills during the 2018 session, according to statistics the Legislative Research Council compiled. The 22 were a record high.

The House bills were 1091 Ahlers; 1108 Pischke; 1144 Johns; 1182 Wismer; 1208 Pischke; 1212 Pischke; 1218 Hawley; 1247 Frye-Mueller; 1272 Brunner; 1288 Rasmussen; 1298 Gosch; 1299 Gosch; and 1310 May.

The Senate bills were 107 Jensen; 127 Wiik; 135 Nesiba; 152 Solano; 184 Kolbeck; 201 Jensen; 203 Greenfield; 206 Curd; and 208 Langer.

In the 2017 session, lawmakers withdrew 14 House bills and six Senate bills.

The Legislature started withdrawals in the 2014 session. Lawmakers withdrew two House bills and eight Senate bills in 2014.

The 2015 session saw withdrawals of eight House and 11 Senate. In 2016 withdrawals were four House and five Senate.