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HB 1001revise certain provisions related to free access to state parks and recreation areas to include certain persons with disabilities. 
HB 1002provide for the transfer of certain moneys from the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to the county road and bridge funds. 
HB 1003clarify the application of common law trespass and to provide for the recovery of damages against trespassers. 
HB 1004provide for the killing of mountain lions under certain circumstances. 
HB 1005require that certain land acquisitions by the Department of Game, Fish and Parks be conditioned upon subsequent legislative approval. 
HB 1006create a Highway Finance Task Force to study long-term highway needs and to reform the method of financing highways in the state. 
HB 1007increase certain noncommercial and commercial motor vehicle license fees and to increase the fuel excise tax on certain fuel used by motor vehicles. 
HB 1008provide that the uniform administration of certain state taxes apply to the telecommunications gross receipts tax. 
HB 1009require certain tax refund claims for construction projects and certain documents and records in support of tax refund claims for construction projects to be filed within certain time periods. 
HB 1010revise certain provisions regarding the imposition of sales and use tax on telecommunications services and ancillary services. 
HB 1011revise restrictions on the assignment and transfer of certain tax refund permits and refund claims. 
HB 1012include State Brand Board investigators in Class B public safety membership in the South Dakota Retirement System. 
HB 1013revise certain provisions pertaining to the South Dakota Retirement System, the South Dakota deferred compensation plan, and the South Dakota special pay retirement program. 
HB 1014revise certain restrictions on the purchase of certain credited service by members of the South Dakota Retirement System. 
HB 1015revise certain provisions regarding inmate appeal of prison disciplinary actions. 
HB 1016revise the applicability of the rules of evidence to proceedings before the Board of Pardons and Paroles. 
HB 1017revise certain provisions regarding the escape from a nonsecure facility. 
HB 1018require a portion of the annual report filing fee paid by certain entities to be deposited in the financing statement and annual report filing fee fund. 
HB 1019revise certain provisions and procedures regarding elections. 
HB 1020revise certain provisions regarding campaign finance requirements. 
HB 1021provide for a contested case hearing on the denial of a claim for the recovery of an allegedly overpaid tax, penalty, or interest. 
HB 1022make certain members of limited liability companies and partners of partnerships personally responsible for certain tax debts. 
HB 1023authorize the secretary of transportation to create limited speed zones through highway work areas under certain conditions. 
HB 1024authorize the Department of Transportation to regulate the operation of off-road vehicles in certain state highway ditches. 
HB 1025revise the basic salary schedule for county veteran's service officers. 
HB 1026revise certain provisions permitting cities and counties to issue full-service restaurant on-sale alcohol licenses. 
HB 1027provide for certain employer insurance assistance programs. 
HB 1028revise certain provisions regarding the regulation of real estate appraisers and the conditions upon which a penalty may be imposed on a real estate appraiser. 
HB 1029modify the requirements for a filing of a consent to rate for property casualty insurance. 
HB 1030repeal certain requirements for the filing of annual actuarial certifications. 
HB 1031increase the maximum allowable expense for erecting certain veteran's grave markers and headstones. 
HB 1032revise the definition of an accredited prevention or treatment facility for the purposes of the prevention and treatment of alcohol and drug abuse. 
HB 1033make an appropriation for the construction of an addition to the admissions area of the George S. Mickelson Center for the Neurosciences at the Human Services Center. 
HB 1034revise certain provisions relating to earnings subject to garnishment. 
HB 1035require the Secretary of State to redact certain numbers before furnishing copies of information. 
HB 1036require the redaction of certain numbers before furnishing copies of information. 
HB 1037increase the fees for mailing motor vehicle license plates and decals and to impose a fee for the reassignment of a license plate. 
HB 1038increase the license fees for coin-operated washers and dryers, to increase the brand registration fees on certain alcoholic beverages, to increase the fees for certain malt beverage and wine licenses, and to revise the distribution of certain malt beverage and wine license fees. 
HB 1039repeal the discount on the sale of cigarette stamps to distributors. 
HB 1040revise certain license, registration, and inspection fees related to food service establishments, lodging establishments, and campgrounds. 
HB 1041provide physicians with a limited permit to practice medicine within a residency program and to revise certain provisions regarding the Board of Examiners authority to administer resident certificates and resident training permits. 
HB 1042permit an extension to the required examination time period allowed for certain medical licensing examinations. 
HB 1043make an appropriation to reimburse certain family physicians and dentists who have complied with the requirements of the physician tuition reimbursement program or the dental tuition reimbursement program. 
HB 1044define a multidistrict, career and technical academy and to provide provisions for the establishment of such an academy. 
HB 1045repeal the provisions for the South Dakota Academic Achievement Test Advisory Council. 
HB 1046revise the eligibility requirements for the Richard Hagen-Minerva Harvey memorial scholarship award. 
HB 1047increase the membership of the board of directors of the Economic Development Finance Authority. 
HB 1048increase the transfer from the water and environment fund, and increase the solid waste management fee, mining license and permit fees, water right filing and permit application fees, and well driller and pump installer license fees, all of which are deposited in the environment and natural resources fee fund. 
HB 1049revise certain provisions regarding captive insurance companies. 
HB 1050revise the annual financial reporting requirements of insurance companies. 
HB 1051make the sale or purchase of lawfully mounted fish an exception to the prohibition against the sale or purchase of fish taken from the waters of the state. 
HB 1052define trophy and non-trophy antelope, mule deer, white-tailed deer, and elk, and establish a civil penalty for the unlawful taking of trophy animals. 
HB 1053repeal the prohibition against the resale of certain seized or abandoned property purchased from the secretary of game, fish and parks. 
HB 1054authorize certain youth licensees who possess a disabled hunting permit to hunt big game animals using a designated hunter. 
HB 1055authorize the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to sell certain real property located at the Cleghorn Fish Hatchery to the City of Rapid City. 
HB 1056authorize education programs required by the State Cosmetology Commission to be taught at branch schools. 
HB 1057revise the maximum reimbursement for workers' compensation burial expenses. 
HB 1058revise certain practice privileges for certified public accountants licensed in other states. 
HB 1059define and prohibit controlled business in insurance. 
HB 1060revise certain provisions regarding the mortgage lender business and to provide for fees and penalties related thereto. 
HB 1061revise certain brand inspection provisions regarding a shipper's permit. 
HB 1062increase the reward for certain information regarding livestock thefts. 
HB 1063revise certain brand registration provisions concerning out-of-state brands on cattle sold in the livestock inspection area. 
HB 1064revise certain brand inspection provisions regarding authorized bills of sale. 
HB 1065provide for voluntary ownership inspections of horses and mules and to authorize a fee for those inspections. 
HB 1066revise certain responsibilities of the Supreme Court regarding the Commission on Judicial Qualifications. 
HB 1067allow the voters of a school district to discontinue school board representation areas. 
HB 1068set certain property tax levies. 
HB 1069increase certain fees charged by the Office of the Secretary of State. 
HB 1070revise certain fees pertaining to seed permits and nursery certificates of inspection. 
HB 1071revise certain fees, licenses, and other requirements for milk plants and dairy farms. 
HB 1072increase the gross receipts tax imposed on visitor-related businesses. 
HB 1073repeal certain sales and use tax exemptions and to revise certain sales and use tax exemptions. 
HB 1074increase certain expenditure authority previously granted to the Board of Regents, to designate circumstances in which such authority may be used, to appropriate funds therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1075make an appropriation to the Board of Regents to match the maintenance and repair funds generated by student tuition and fee payments deposited in the higher education facilities fund. 
HB 1076authorize the Board of Regents to replace certain real estate held for agriculture field laboratory research purposes, to make improvements to the replacement lands, and to make an appropriation for such purposes. 
HB 1077make an appropriation to the Board of Regents to improve South Dakota's research capacity and to promote and coordinate educator and student engagement in the educational and research opportunities at the Sanford Underground Science and Engineering Laboratory. 
HB 1078prohibit acts of terrorism against persons engaged in a state university activity involving live animals. 
HB 1079revise certain provisions regarding the sex offender registry. 
HB 1080revise certain provisions relating to internet and mail order sales of cigarettes and tobacco products. 
HB 1081make an appropriation for operation costs of the 24/7 sobriety program and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1082revise the procedure to adopt rules. 
HB 1083authorize the South Dakota Commission on Gaming to assess costs of certain special meetings. 
HB 1084permit the appointment of a special advocate to represent the best interests of an apparent or alleged abused or neglected child. 
HB 1085revise certain provisions concerning magistrate judge jurisdiction. 
HB 1086provide for and to require the attachment of an affidavit in certain garnishment proceedings. 
HB 1087revise certain provisions concerning the number of peremptory challenges in cases involving very high felonies. 
HB 1088provide for the continuance of certain ex parte temporary protection orders. 
HB 1089provide the court with discretion in ordering certain hearings on protection order petitions. 
HB 1090prohibit the possession of Salvia divinorum or salvinorin A and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1091make an appropriation to initiate a master of social work degree program in higher education. 
HB 1092regulate the practice of genetic counseling and to prohibit the practice of genetic counseling without a license. 
HB 1093revise the boundaries of the James River Water Development District. 
HB 1094require applicants for licensure as real estate brokers, broker associates, salespersons, property managers, residential rental agents, auctioneers, home inspectors, and timeshare agents and such licensees who are the subject of a disciplinary investigation to submit to a state and federal criminal background check. 
HB 1095include the improper influence of a real estate appraisal by a real estate licensee to the acts constituting unprofessional conduct. 
HB 1096provide for a temporary reduction of legislator salaries and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1097provide for certain filing fees and surcharges in certain civil cases and to provide exemptions in certain cases. 
HB 1098regulate state investment in certain companies conducting business in Sudan. 
HB 1099revise certain provisions regarding insurance coverage for residential property that is destroyed while under construction. 
HB 1100revise where business records of insurance producers may be maintained. 
HB 1101allow affidavits for change of judge in habeas corpus actions. 
HB 1102prohibit certain contractual provisions that restrict legal actions to locations outside the state. 
HB 1103revise certain provisions regarding limited partnerships and limited liability companies related to the rights of judgment creditors. 
HB 1104authorize a sentencing court to impose consecutive revocations of hunting, fishing, or trapping privileges under certain conditions. 
HB 1105require public high school students to perform acts of volunteerism in order to receive a high school diploma. 
HB 1106deposit money in the permanent school fund based on acres of school and public lands open to public hunting. 
HB 1107revise the composition of the State Brand Board, to provide for its election by district, and to revise certain powers of the board. 
HB 1108repeal certain provisions relating to the purchase of stationery for county officers. 
HB 1109eliminate the offices of county and township constables. 
HB 1110repeal certain provisions relating to limited liability for Y2K litigation. 
HB 1111clarify and repeal certain redundancies in the provisions relating to the sale of substandard milk. 
HB 1112establish certain restrictions and requirements related to encumbrances on wind easements. 
HB 1113require the filing of the complete contents of wind easement agreements with the register of deeds. 
HB 1114allow a broker to form certain business entities under certain conditions. 
HB 1115increase the education requirement for broker associate license. 
HB 1116require post-licensing education for broker associates. 
HB 1117permit water user districts to provide certain health and life insurance benefits. 
HB 1118revise the type of slot machines that may be owned or leased by the City of Deadwood. 
HB 1119permit background checks for persons seeking employment with municipalities. 
HB 1120provide for the transfer of predatory animal control, rodent control, and reptile control from the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to the Department of Agriculture. 
HB 1121establish certain procedural requirements related to the relocation of electrical lines, communication lines, and pipelines. 
HB 1122require that prosecutors notify victims of domestic abuse regarding the status of their case. 
HB 1123remove certain sanctions related to public assistance for certain felony drug offenders. 
HB 1124prohibit improper influence regarding real estate appraisals. 
HB 1125prohibit the use of certain wireless communications devices while driving. 
HB 1126revise certain provisions regarding a private applicator of pesticides becoming a qualified driver for the purpose of motor carrier safety. 
HB 1127provide safe legal access to medical marijuana for certain qualified persons. 
HB 1128allow a medical necessity to be used as a defense in certain cases involving the possession or use of marijuana. 
HB 1129ensure the integrity of pipelines to be used for the transportation of carbon dioxide for the purpose of enhanced oil recovery or geologic carbon sequestration. 
HB 1130make an appropriation to the Department of Tourism and State Development to provide for the promotion in Mexico of tourist opportunities in South Dakota and of the products made in South Dakota. 
HB 1131exempt the gross receipts from certain auctions from sales and use tax. 
HB 1132prohibit the charging of admission to the Cultural Heritage Center. 
HB 1133authorize certain specialty license plates to be placed on motorcycles. 
HB 1134require notice of the cost of certain public notices. 
HB 1135authorize the posting on the internet by the state, municipalities, counties, and school districts in addition to or in lieu of certain publication requirements. 
HB 1136repeal certain provisions relating to the purchase of private water lines. 
HB 1137establish certain eligibility requirements for purchasers of houses sold through the Governor's house program. 
HB 1138provide for the defeasance of the Commission on the Status of Women. 
HB 1139repeal certain obsolete provisions relating to the discontinuance of county homes. 
HB 1140make an appropriation from the railroad trust fund for the construction of a railroad siding. 
HB 1141repeal certain provisions permitting the payment for lands acquired by eminent domain including the cost and expenses of condemnation proceedings from the Department of Game, Fish, and Parks fund. 
HB 1142appropriate money for an adult farm and ranch management program. 
HB 1143encourage the Department of Revenue and Regulation to include online training programs on the approved list of programs for the instruction on techniques to prevent underage purchasing and consuming of alcohol. 
HB 1144revise certain provisions relating to the joint and several liability of a husband and wife for necessities. 
HB 1145revise provisions related to the waiver or reduction of certain special assessments. 
HB 1146prohibit the torture of animals and to provide certain penalties therefor. 
HB 1147extend civil immunity to licensed veterinarians in certain circumstances. 
HB 1148clarify requirements for employment of a city engineer. 
HB 1149allow a person or entity to offer postsecondary education credit in South Dakota while seeking accreditation from a recognized accrediting agency. 
HB 1150revise certain requirements for any person to sell motorcycles at an event and to provide a penalty for violation thereof. 
HB 1151allow citizens without free access to a local library to borrow books directly from any library in the state. 
HB 1152establish certain requirements relating to appraisals of real property by the Department of Game, Fish and Parks. 
HB 1153revise the elements of the crime of indecent exposure involving a child, to revise the elements of the crime of indecent exposure, and to establish the crime of private indecent exposure. 
HB 1154revise certain requirements for eligibility for opportunity scholarships. 
HB 1155require that the testing of blood samples of suspects of sexual assault be initiated within a specified time. 
HB 1156provide for the establishment of a task force to study human trafficking. 
HB 1157provide for the establishment of a task force to study issues relating to domestic abuse and sexual assault and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1158revise certain provisions relating to private placement policies. 
HB 1159provide for the adjustment of prices in certain public contracts. 
HB 1160revise certain provisions requiring the construction of fences by railroads. 
HB 1161increase the monetary amount required to prove financial responsibility for accidents arising out of the ownership, maintenance, or use of a vehicle. 
HB 1162provide for joinder of judgment creditors as third parties in certain foreclosure actions. 
HB 1163provide for excusing certain elderly persons from jury duty upon request. 
HB 1164exempt certain trees from requirements related to the removal of vegetation and debris from township road rights-of-way. 
HB 1165revise certain provisions relating to the exercise of eminent domain by railroads. 
HB 1166provide for DNA testing for certain inmates for the purposes of determining whether they may have been wrongfully convicted. 
HB 1167revise the statute of frauds with respect to the sale of grain, grain sorghums, beans, and oilseeds. 
HB 1168prohibit multiple payday loan transactions with the same person or within a specified time period and to provide for a database to verify transactions. 
HB 1169revise the certain provisions concerning the regulatory planning and zoning powers of municipalities. 
HB 1170provide for legislative representation on the Game, Fish and Parks Commission. 
HB 1171exempt any school district from the minimum size requirement if it operates the only remaining public high school located within the boundaries of any county. 
HB 1172suspend for two years the requirement that certain school districts with low enrollment reorganize. 
HB 1173appropriate money for the Northern Crops Institute. 
HB 1174appropriate money from the budget reserve fund to increase the state funded portion to state aid to education, decrease current tax levies, and increase provider inflation. 
HB 1175adopt the interstate compact on educational opportunity for military children. 
HB 1176revise the earnings requirement for the purpose of receiving unemployment insurance benefits. 
HB 1177revise the definition of transmission facilities. 
HB 1178require the Department of Education to administer a pilot program for the purpose of increasing graduation rates among at-risk minority students, and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1179provide for the practice and regulation of licensed midwives. 
HB 1180create a dual credit grant program for public high school students and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1181establish a veterinary education loan repayment program for veterinarians who fulfill certain requirements and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1182increase the required minimum school district size from a fall enrollment of one hundred to a fall enrollment of one hundred ninety-five. 
HB 1183leverage public investments in higher education facilities and grant programs with private moneys, to authorize the Board of Regents and the South Dakota Building Authority to contract for construction of the Higher Education Center-West River, to fund certain postsecondary education grant programs, to authorize the use of higher education facilities funds to construct the new dairy manufacturing plant at South Dakota State University in Brookings, and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1184clarify provisions dealing with the initiative process. 
HB 1185revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2009. 
HB 1186reimburse and reward public school counselors who earn the credential of National Certified School Counselor. 
HB 1187provide for legislative redistricting based on a Senate of twenty-five members. 
HB 1188require that five percent of the qualified electors in one-half of the counties sign initiative and referendum petitions. 
HB 1189revise certain provisions regarding the notice of meetings of public bodies. 
HB 1190provide for the reduction of the sales and use tax on certain food items. 
HB 1191increase the state's percentage of video lottery net machine income and to revise the allocation of the revenue. 
HB 1192require lighted front and rear lamps on motor vehicles when the windshield wipers are in use. 
HB 1193increase the license fees for certain noncommercial motor homes, recreational vehicles, and noncommercial trailers and semitrailers. 
HB 1194repeal the contractor's excise tax. 
HB 1195impose an income tax on interest and dividends and to provide penalties for the violation thereof. 
HB 1196require the consent of the governing bodies of certain local governments before creating tax incremental districts. 
HB 1197allow single-family dwellings that are under construction or listed for sale by contractors to be classified as owner-occupied single-family dwellings for the purpose of taxation. 
HB 1198allow school districts to charge students a fee to participate in interscholastic activities for which no academic credit is earned. 
HB 1199authorize the South Dakota Energy Infrastructure Authority to study the feasibility of nuclear power plant facility in South Dakota and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1200make an appropriation for costs related to suppression of wildfires in the state and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1201make an appropriation for costs related to disasters in the state and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1202permit certain persons with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus to get an endorsement on a commercial driver license to drive a school bus. 
HB 1203limit asbestos-related liabilities for certain successor corporations. 
HB 1204provide for the partial replacement of nursing home facilities under certain circumstances. 
HB 1205permit an applicant for a responsible broker's license to complete the required fifteen hours of education beyond the broker associate level after licensure as a responsible broker. 
HB 1206allow a school district to transfer funds from the capital outlay fund to the bond redemption fund for a period of one year following a reorganization. 
HB 1207provide for the reduction of certain sentences upon provision of substantial assistance from the recipient. 
HB 1208establish certain presumptions concerning the results of blood, breath, and urine tests administered in connection with driving under the influence arrests. 
HB 1209require electrical utilities to file certain information with the Public Utilities Commission. 
HB 1210revise certain provisions of administrative rules that establish the mileage allowance for the use of privately owned motor vehicles by state employees. 
HB 1211revise the time frame and requirements for certain alcoholic beverage licensees to provide on-sale service of alcoholic beverages on Sunday. 
HB 1212revise certain requirements of written contract documents for public improvements. 
HB 1213allow school districts to enter into group health insurance contracts that include dental and vision insurance, and to allow school districts to offer group life and group health insurance benefits to retired employees. 
HB 1214remove certain speed restrictions for certain vehicles hauling agricultural products or livestock. 
HB 1215transfer funds from the tax relief fund to the general fund and to revise certain provisions concerning the effective date of the collection allowance. 
HB 1216provide for the deposition of the proceeds from certain fee increases. 
HB 1217provide for the suspension of certain statutory tax exemptions. 
HB 1218provide for a general increase in the fees collected by state departments and agencies. 
HB 1219allow a filing entity or qualified foreign entity to file a short form in lieu of an annual report under certain conditions. 
HB 1220provide an affirmative defense regarding a violation involving an unchanging traffic-control device. 
HB 1221increase the monthly benefit for child dependants of workers who are killed on the job. 
HB 1222allow a winter load increase of certain motor vehicle weight restrictions. 
HB 1223revise the high school course requirements for graduation from the distinguished high school program. 
HB 1224place certain restrictions on state participation in a national animal identification system. 
HB 1225require certain authorization for the installation of certain fixtures on rental property and to establish penalties related thereto. 
HB 1226allow artisan distillers and farm wineries to sell certain distilled spirits to wholesalers and retailers. 
HB 1227increase license fees for certain noncommercial motor homes and trailers. 
HB 1228require mopeds used on public highways to be titled and licensed as a motorcycle and to increase license fees for motorcycles. 
HB 1229increase the gross receipts tax imposed on visitor-related businesses and to revise certain provisions concerning the tourism promotion fund. 
HB 1230provide for the assessment of actual representation expenses from nonunion employees. 
HB 1231increase the exemption on the proceeds of the sale of certain homesteads. 
HB 1232decrease publication costs for certain notices by reducing the number of required official newspapers that shall be designated by the counties. 
HB 1233revise certain provisions regarding the campaign finance reporting of the expenditures of certain organizations. 
HB 1234revise the filing deadlines for the nomination of certain independent candidates. 
HB 1235apply to any school district transporting students in the enrollment options program the requirement that a school district receive authority from any other school district before transporting students across the border of that district. 
HB 1236require that transfers from a resident school district to another school district through the enrollment options program are complete prior to the last Friday in September. 
HB 1237make an appropriation to fund certain property and sales tax refunds for elderly persons and persons living with a disability, to make an appropriation to fund sales tax on food refunds, and to revise the eligibility requirements for the sales tax on food refund program. 
HB 1238make appropriations from the water and environment fund, the water pollution control revolving fund subfund, and the drinking water revolving fund subfund for various water and environmental purposes and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1239create the South Dakota Boxing Commission and to provide for the supervision of boxing, kickboxing, and mixed martial arts competitions and sparring exhibitions in the state. 
HB 1240prohibit smoking tobacco or carrying lighted tobacco products in certain places and to require certain persons to inform violators of the prohibition. 
HB 1241clarify that certain special education placements are not suspensions or expulsions. 
HB 1242rescind the repeal on funding for sparse school districts that will take effect on June 30, 2009, and to decrease the value of the small school adjustment in the state aid to education formula. 
HB 1243modify the requirements regarding the ownership and use of local government endowment funds. 
HB 1244revise voter qualifications in certain rural fire protection district elections. 
HB 1245provide certain protections to governmental employees who report certain violations or suspected violations of law. 
HB 1246revise certain provisions relating to service of garnishee summons, affidavit, and garnishment disclosure. 
HB 1247revise certain provisions relating to the transfer of appropriations. 
HB 1248authorize the South Dakota Building Authority to provide for the construction of a college of veterinary medicine and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1249revise certain provisions related to the use of artificial light to spot big game animals. 
HB 1250provide funding to certain school districts for students who enroll in the district's virtual school after the date on which fall enrollment is calculated. 
HB 1251impose an additional tax on the proceeds of Deadwood gaming. 
HB 1252repeal certain provisions relating to the education enhancement tobacco tax fund. 
HB 1253revise certain provisions regarding administration of the catastrophic county poor relief fund. 
HB 1254exclude any federal stimulus funds in a school district's general fund when determining its allowable general fund balance. 
HB 1255revise certain provisions concerning the telecommunications gross receipts tax. 
HB 1256provide for a temporary increase in the sales and use tax and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1257provide for the right to possess a firearm on the campuses of public institutions of higher education. 
HB 1258allow certain children of overseas citizens to vote in the state. 
HB 1259limit the amount that may be charged for obtaining copies of medical records if the request is made pursuant to Social Security Disability or Supplemental Security Income claims. 
HB 1260require that a request for proposals be issued for certain state contracts for professional services. 
HB 1261allow slot machines to be substituted for video lottery machines in certain alcoholic beverage establishments. 
HB 1262revise certain provisions regarding paternity and termination of parental rights. 
HB 1263revise certain provisions concerning compensation for service rights of electric utilities in areas annexed by municipalities. 
HB 1264provide for the utilization of conditional early release bonds in regard to certain furloughs and paroles. 
HB 1265allow sellers to receive attorney fees in actions involving the disclosure statement required for certain real estate transfers. 
HB 1266impose a tax on the gross receipts of advertising services, to create the education advertising gross receipts tax fund, and to deposit the advertising gross receipts tax revenue in the education advertising gross receipts tax fund. 
HB 1267provide for the establishment of group health and dental plans for school district employees. 
HB 1268revise certain provisions concerning the maximum number of alcoholic beverage retail licenses that may be held by any person, corporation, or business. 
HB 1269provide for the governance of public postsecondary technical education and to provide for the transfer of authority for public postsecondary technical education from local school districts to the Department of Education. 
HB 1270change the purpose of the veterans affairs special revenue fund. 
HB 1271authorize the South Dakota Building Authority and the Department of Corrections to provide for the purchase, design, construction, and equipping of a combined minimum security/parole facility in Rapid City for the Department of Corrections. 
HB 1272add a portion of roadway in Mellette County to the state trunk highway system as a part of Highway 63. 
HB 1273revise the conditions where the state may enter into tax collection agreements with Indian tribes. 
HB 1274prohibit smoking, chewing, possessing, distributing, or selling tobacco products. 
HB 1275authorize electronic bingo devices. 
HB 1276revise certain provisions regarding the eligibility for refunds of sales and use tax and contractor's excise tax and to require that certain information related to such refunds be public information. 
HB 1277permit municipalities and counties to assess surcharges against intoxicated persons responsible for certain expenditures of local resources. 
HB 1278revise certain provisions prohibiting political subdivisions from restricting firearms. 
HB 1279require each school district to develop a policy to prohibit bullying and harassment that meets certain requirements. 
HB 1280create reduced ignition propensity standards for cigarettes, to authorize the state fire marshal to monitor such standards, and to provide penalties therefor. 
HB 1281enhance funding for state highways by increasing fees on certain signs, displays, or devices. 
HB 1282allow counties to assign the responsibility for the redemption of bonded indebtedness of a former school district to a new school district after a reorganization. 
HB 1283require legislative approval for agreements with Indian tribes. 
HB 1284provide for the transport of electricity generated by certain customer-owned wind generation facilities and to establish maximum transporting charges for the electricity. 
HB 1285place certain restrictions on the granting of easements associated with pipelines. 
HB 1286create a task force to study the feasibility of establishing a cabinet-level Department of Native Affairs and to identify benefits that could result from a closer working relationship between the executive and legislative branches and the tribal governments. 
HB 1287permit evidence of the defendant's commission of other acts of child molestation to be admissible in certain child molestation cases. 
HB 1288prohibit certain public officials from having an unlawful interest in a public contract and to provide certain penalties therefor. 
HB 1289provide for legislative redistricting based on single- member house districts. 
HB 1290increase the state's percentage of the net machine income from video lottery and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1291provide for legislative redistricting by a bipartisan, nonlegislative commission. 
HB 1292provide for the impoundment of certain motor vehicles for failure to maintain liability insurance and driving with a suspended or revoked driver license. 
HB 1293provide for the establishment of school administration regions and to provide for the sharing of certain school administrators and school service specialists among school districts. 
HB 1294repeal the methodology that assesses agricultural land based on its agricultural income value, to dissolve the implementation and oversight advisory task force, and to revise certain provisions concerning the assessment of real property. 
HB 1295authorize the establishment of charter schools. 
HB 1296authorize the use of tribal identification cards as the equivalent of certain state-issued documents for identification purposes. 
HB 1297restrict the use of minor adjustments to school district boundaries and to revise the application process for minor boundary changes. 
HB 1298require the Board of Regents to prepare a plan to close one of the postsecondary educational institutions under its control. 
HB 1299require the state-owned fuel terminals and facilities to supply certain ethanol blends. 
HB 1300appropriate money for the ordinary expenses of the legislative, judicial, and executive departments of the state, the expenses of state institutions, interest on the public debt, and for common schools. 
HB 1301create the South Dakota Ellsworth Development Authority. 


House Commemoration

HC 1001Honoring Coach Don Meyer for becoming the most winning coach in men's college basketball. 
HC 1002Commending and honoring the 2008 Habitat for Humanity—South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year: Ward Cheney, Black Hills Area Habitat for Humanity - Rapid City; Paul Evenson and Rob Boniface, Brookings Area Habitat for Humanity - Brookings; St. Joseph's Catholic Church, DacotahTipis Habitat for Humanity - Ft. Thompson; Paul Johnson, East Central South Dakota Habitat for Humanity - Lake and Moody Counties; Wells Fargo Financial, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sioux Falls - Sioux Falls; First United Methodist Church, Hub Area Habitat for Humanity - Aberdeen; Nystrom Electrical Contracting, Inc., Oahe Habitat for Humanity - Pierre; State Bank of Eagle Butte, Okiciyapi Tipi Habitat for Humanity - Eagle Butte; Habitat for Humanity - South Dakota, Sicangu Tikaga Okiciyapi Habitat for Humanity - Mission; Prairie Lakes Healthcare System, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Watertown Region - Watertown; Martin Mazourek, Habitat for Humanity of Yankton County - Yankton; Larson Manufacturing and Larson Family Foundation, Habitat for Humanity - South Dakota. 
HC 1003Honoring Mary Jo Nelson of Deadwood as Municipal Finance Officer of the Year. 
HC 1004Acknowledging the Tri-Valley High School Football Team for winning the 2008 State 11B Football Championship. 
HC 1005Honoring Olivia Olson of Waubay as the 2009 South Dakota Snow Queen. 
HC 1006Commending the Tri-Valley School District's observance of the National Education Association's "Read Across America Day." 
HC 1007Expressing the Legislature's respect and appreciation for the fifty-three years of devoted service by Gordon R. Pederson to his city, state, and nation. 
HC 1008Commending the 2008 Dell Rapids Quarriers High School Football Team for winning the State 11A Championship. 
HC 1009Honoring Kiko Mendoza of Eagle Butte for his many accomplishments both in athletics and academics. 
HC 1010Commending and honoring Eldon and Regina Roth for their outstanding efforts to increase the value of beef in the United States, for their entrepreneurial spirit, and for their commitment to excellence. 
HC 1011Recognizing and honoring the accomplishment of Alexandra Hoffman in her quest to be Miss America. 
HC 1012Congratulating and expressing appreciation to the Associated General Contractors of South Dakota Building Chapter and its program known as "Operation Opening Doors." 
HC 1013Commending and honoring Joanne Groves, a member of the Huron School District Board, on her selection as the 2008-2009 Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota. 
HC 1014Commending youth mentoring programs across the state. 
HC 1015Commending and honoring the South Dakota Home Builders Association, their one thousand eight hundred members, and their eight local affiliated associations on their thirtieth anniversary, including the Home Builders Association of the Sioux Empire, the Black Hills Home Builders Association, the Aberdeen Home Builders Association, the Watertown Home Builders Association, the Brookings Home Builders Association, the Lewis and Clark Home Builders Association, the Mitchell Home Builders Association, and the Oahe Home Builders Association. 
HC 1016Honoring coach Tom Rogers for achieving his 300th win as the head coach of the Stanley County Lady Buffs Basketball Team. 
HC 1017Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters' BB Gun Team as International Champions. 
HC 1018Honoring Dr. Robert V. Burns on thirty-five years of outstanding service to the South Dakota Legislative Internship Program. 
HC 1019Honoring the Winner School District as a 2008 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award winner. 
HC 1020Honoring Elizabeth Volzke as a Prudential Spirit of Community Award recipient. 
HC 1021Honoring the 2008 South Dakota State B Boys' Basketball Championship Team from White River, South Dakota. 
HC 1022Honoring Milo Smith of Pierre for his service to the South Dakota Legislature. 
HC 1023Commending the Platte-Geddes High School Black Panthers Boys' Basketball Team for winning the 2008 State A Boys' Basketball Championship. 
HC 1024Recognizing and congratulating Jeremiah Peterson of Canton for being named the Outstanding Wrestler at the 2009 State Class A Wrestling Tournament. 
HC 1025Honoring Savannah Johnson of Spearfish as a recipient of a 2009 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
HC 1026Commending the Sturgis Brown High School Scoopers Wrestling Team on winning the 2009 South Dakota Class A Wrestling Championship. 
HC 1027Honoring Terry Woster for his contributions to South Dakota journalism and culture and for forty years of reporting on the South Dakota State Legislature. 
HC 1028Honoring the Sioux Falls Roosevelt High School Volleyball Team and the students involved in the program for winning the 2008 State Class AA Volleyball Championship. 
HC 1029Honoring the Sioux Falls Roosevelt High School Girls' Cross Country Team and the students involved in the program for winning the 2008 Girls' State Class AA Cross Country Meet. 
HC 1030Honoring the life of Thomas Schlachter of Gettysburg. 
HC 1031Honoring three top seniors from Washington High School in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, as finalists for the Merit Scholarship Awards. 
HC 1032Congratulating Sioux Falls Washington High School for its U.S. News and World Report Silver Medal rating. 
HC 1033Congratulating the Sioux Falls Washington High School Girls' Basketball Team, its coaches, and student managers for their 2008 South Dakota State AA championship season. 
HC 1034Congratulating the Sioux Falls Washington High School Boys' Golf Team on its 2008 South Dakota State Class AA championship season. 
HC 1035Congratulating Coach Brett Schlekeway as the recipient of the South Dakota High School Coaches Association 2008 Assistant Coach of the Year Award. 
HC 1036Congratulating the Sioux Falls Washington High School Highsteppers on the success of their dance team as 2008-2009 South Dakota State AA Champions. 
HC 1037Congratulating the Washington High School Competitive Cheer Team and coaches for their 2008 South Dakota State AA championship season. 
HC 1038Congratulating Sioux Falls Washington High School student Josh Heitkamp for his 2008 South Dakota State AA Boys' Cross Country Individual Championship and for being awarded All-American status by the National High School Athletic Coaches Association. 
HC 1039Honoring Tyler Sorenson of South Dakota State University for qualifying for the Division I NCAA National Wrestling Tournament in St. Louis, March 19-21, 2009. 
HC 1040Recognizing the South Dakota State University Women's Basketball Team on its outstanding athletic and academic achievements. 


House Concurrent Resolution

HCR 1001Urging Congress to pass a well-funded, multi-year federal highway program in a timely manner. 
HCR 1002To honor and congratulate Barack Obama, the forty-fourth President of the United States of America. 
HCR 1003Expressing solidarity with Israel in its defense against terrorism in the Gaza Strip. 
HCR 1004Urging Congress to reauthorize the State Children's Health Insurance Program. 
HCR 1005To honor and thank George W. Bush, the forty-third president of the United States of America. 
HCR 1006Encouraging all South Dakota schools to place a sufficient number of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) in their facilities, at their athletic fields, and with their athletic staff, and to adopt a medical emergency response plan that includes AED use. 
HCR 1007Supporting the Employee Free Choice Act and urging Congress to pass the Employee Free Choice Act. 
HCR 1008Expressing support for improved adolescent health and wellness by recognizing the importance of an adolescent well physical to prevent chronic diseases, help better identify and treat chronic diseases, and update immunizations. 
HCR 1009Endorsing the federal Homeowners and Bank Protection Act. 
HCR 1010Urging the President of the United States and Congress to restore funding to the federal Indian Jobs Placement Program (15.061), as listed in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA), which is an Employment Assistance program created for the purposes of job development, social adjustment guidance, counseling, and referrals to job training programs, and other assistance programs through the United Sioux Tribes Development Corporation (USTDC) located in Pierre, South Dakota. 
HCR 1011Urging the President of the United States and Congress to fund the National Tribal Cultural Resources Database, as set forth on Wednesday, 27 October 2004, in a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the United States Geological Survey (USGS) located in Reston, Virginia, and the United Sioux Tribes Development Corporation (USTDC) located in Pierre, South Dakota. 
HCR 1012Supporting the exploration and development of energy resources. 
HCR 1013Reasserting sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over certain powers and serving notice to the federal government to cease and desist certain mandates. 
HCR 1014Urging awareness and support for reading programs in our homes and communities. 
HCR 1015Stating South Dakota's policy on animal identification programs. 
HCR 1016Urging the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and the Western Area Power Administration to avoid overly restrictive wildlife criteria and overly burdensome procedural requirements that create unnecessary delays in the siting of wind energy development projects. 
HCR 1017Urging a finding by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service that the black-tailed prairie dog is not likely to become an endangered species. 
HCR 1018Urging increased cooperation and collaboration between state, local, and tribal governments. 
HCR 1019Urging South Dakota school districts and the South Dakota High School Activities Association to reexamine travel policies for high school athletic activities. 
HCR 1020Opposing federal control of state water rights through unnecessary expansion of the federal Clean Water Act. 


House Joint Resolution

HJR 1001Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election a new section to Article XI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the imposition of a corporate income tax. 
HJR 1002Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article IX, § 1 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota and a new section to Article IX of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the consolidation of counties. 


Senate Bill

SB 1clarify, repeal, update, and make form and style revisions to certain statutes related to the Department of Game, Fish and Parks. 
SB 2revise the available number and method of allocation of certain nonresident waterfowl hunting licenses. 
SB 3revise certain provisions concerning the assessment of agricultural land. 
SB 4provide for additional responsibilities to the Agricultural Land Assessment Implementation and Oversight Advisory Task Force. 
SB 5revise the form and style of certain provisions and to delete certain obsolete provisions regarding the Department of Tourism and State Development. 
SB 6revise certain requirements regarding the code. 
SB 7codify legislation enacted in 2008. 
SB 8revise certain provisions relating to the promulgation of rules to set various licensing and other fees for certain professions and occupations. 
SB 9authorize certain vehicle parking privileges for persons with disabilities who display Purple Heart special license plates. 
SB 10increase the excise tax on motor vehicles. 
SB 11repeal the reduction of motor vehicle license fees for certain older motor vehicles. 
SB 12limit the amount of tax refunds for construction projects that are located in areas that are included in a tax collection agreement between the state and an Indian tribe. 
SB 13revise certain provisions regarding the title to real property obtained by a tax deed. 
SB 14revise certain provisions regarding references to the Internal Revenue Code and to repeal an obsolete reference to the Internal Revenue Code. 
SB 15revise certain provisions regarding the confidentiality and release of certain child abuse or neglect information. 
SB 16revise certain provisions regarding the taxation of biodiesel and biodiesel blends. 
SB 17revise certain driver licensing provisions. 
SB 18update certain provisions pertaining to motor carrier safety and transportation of hazardous materials. 
SB 19revise the grounds for which continuation or conversion is not required for certain group health policies. 
SB 20revise the lifetime benefit maximum for the health insurance risk pool. 
SB 21impose a fuel excise tax on ethyl alcohol and methyl alcohol used in motor vehicles on the public roads and highways, to repeal the fuel excise tax on ethanol blends and E85 and M85, and to revise certain provisions regarding the fuel excise tax. 
SB 22authorize counties to borrow funds for the construction and operation of solid waste management facilities through the issuance of revenue bonds and to set rates in an amount sufficient to retire the bonds. 
SB 23revise the state trunk highway system. 
SB 24revise certain provisions regarding the retention of insurance claim files. 
SB 25revise certain provisions regarding what constitutes an unauthorized insurer and engaging in unauthorized insurance. 
SB 26revise certain reimbursement and subrogation provisions regarding workers' compensation claims. 
SB 27revise certain provisions regarding the renewal of limited or restricted insurance producer's licenses. 
SB 28repeal certain provisions regarding the coordination of benefits and the rescission of individual health insurance. 
SB 29revise the requirements for replacement or discontinuance of group life insurance policies. 
SB 30repeal the requirement that the Department of Transportation file a copy of the official state trunk highway map with every county auditor. 
SB 31revise certain labeling requirements for gasoline or gasoline blends. 
SB 32increase certain fees related to the use of motor vehicles. 
SB 33revise certain provisions regarding permission to carry a concealed pistol and to repeal certain requirements concerning applications to purchase a pistol. 
SB 34revise certain provisions regarding the South Dakota Board of Education's role if a school district fails to develop a reorganization plan. 
SB 35revise the definition of an assisted living center. 
SB 36revise certain drug registration fees and license fees related to health care facilities. 
SB 37establish certain immunity for volunteers of the statewide emergency registry of volunteers for South Dakota program. 
SB 38require school districts to keep contiguous boundaries when reorganizing. 
SB 39make an appropriation to the Department of Education to reimburse certain school districts for consolidation incentives and to declare an emergency. 
SB 40revise the financial assurance requirements for responding to accidental releases of chemical or biological ore leaching agents from certain permitted mines. 
SB 41revise the definition of wind easements. 
SB 42provide an application deadline for sales and use tax refunds regarding certain storage facilities. 
SB 43repeal the sales and use tax exemptions for certain amateur sports officials and rodeo services. 
SB 44repeal certain sales and use tax exemptions concerning the sale of feed for certain animals and the sale of certain animals, and to repeal the classification of fur-bearing animals. 
SB 45provide an exception to the practice of seclusion as it pertains to the treatment of a person with a developmental disability. 
SB 46change the name of adjustment training center to community support provider. 
SB 47make an appropriation for costs related to suppression of wildfires in the state and to declare an emergency. 
SB 48make an appropriation for costs related to disasters in the state and to declare an emergency. 
SB 49make an appropriation to fund sales tax on food refunds and to declare an emergency. 
SB 50revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2009. 
SB 51provide for a drug screening program for certain applicants and employees of the Wildland Fire Suppression Division. 
SB 52make an appropriation from the coordinated natural resources conservation fund to the State Conservation Commission. 
SB 53modify the type of financial documents required for a grain buyer's license and to declare an emergency. 
SB 54revise how certain rates are determined for grain warehouse operators. 
SB 55revise the requirements regarding the licensing and regulation of grain buyers. 
SB 56change certain references regarding a grain dealer to a grain buyer. 
SB 57allow the use of energy efficiency and conservation to count toward the state's renewable and recycled energy objective. 
SB 58require notification regarding the construction of certain wind energy projects. 
SB 59revise certain provisions regarding the amount of the filing fee for the siting of energy facilities. 
SB 60authorize the Public Utilities Commission to implement and comply with certain federal energy acts. 
SB 61update certain citations to federal regulations regarding pipeline safety inspection. 
SB 62repeal certain provisions regarding the delegation of powers by the Public Utilities Commission. 
SB 63add certain energy efficiency disclosures to the property condition disclosure statement. 
SB 64establish certain energy efficiency disclosure requirements for new residential buildings. 
SB 65revise certain provisions relating to child support. 
SB 66authorize the Board of Regents to construct an addition to the Northern State University Joseph H. Barnett Center and to accept donations for such purpose and to make an appropriation thereof. 
SB 67make an appropriation to the Board of Regents to support the research, education, and economic development network. 
SB 68authorize the establishment, operation, and control of research parks on state land in Sioux Falls. 
SB 69revise the requirement for a fire equipment shop. 
SB 70repeal the provision requiring a forty-eight hour waiting period to purchase a pistol. 
SB 71broaden the application of the public indecency and indecent exposure statutes. 
SB 72make an appropriation to initiate a master of social work degree program in higher education. 
SB 73permit persons sixteen years of age to donate blood under certain circumstances. 
SB 74direct the Office of the Attorney General to study the creation of a state medical examiner system. 
SB 75allow dogs to be used in the hunting of mountain lions. 
SB 76require background investigations for certain optometrist licensees and applicants. 
SB 77repeal the maximum number of off-sale alcoholic beverage licenses that may be issued to any person, corporation, or business entity and to establish requirements for physical barriers for certain off-sale alcoholic beverage establishments. 
SB 78provide for a plan to be presented to the Legislature regarding the need for additional drug courts and certain other correctional issues. 
SB 79provide for the primary enforcement of seat belt laws and to define passenger buses. 
SB 80revise the property tax levies for the general fund of a school district. 
SB 81authorize the use of interscholastic activity admission fees by certain endowment funds. 
SB 82provide for the right to possess a firearm on the campuses of public institutions of higher education. 
SB 83prohibit smoking tobacco or carrying lighted tobacco products in certain places and to require certain persons to inform violators of the prohibition. 
SB 84revise certain provisions relating to collateral real estate mortgages. 
SB 85clarify certain rules of evidence to determine the value of services for which special damages may be awarded in health care malpractice cases. 
SB 86revise certain provisions concerning the application of the inventory tax on certain fuels in storage immediately prior to a tax increase. 
SB 87repeal the forthcoming mandate that, beginning on July 1, 2009, will require students to stay in school until age eighteen or graduation. 
SB 88rescind the repeal on funding for sparse school districts that will take effect on June 30, 2009. 
SB 89adopt the revised uniform commercial code, Article 7-Documents of Title. 
SB 90increase the number of varieties of malt beverages, wine, distilled spirits, liqueur, and cordials that an off-sale alcoholic beverage licensee may offer for sampling in one day. 
SB 91allow any school district, for a period of three years, to expend capital outlay funds for certain transportation costs, for the purchase of property and casualty insurance, and for energy costs, and the cost of utilities. 
SB 92require the physical presence of any physician scheduled to perform an abortion at the site of the abortion procedure on the day prior to the abortion procedure. 
SB 93provide for the establishment of rural community-based energy development projects. 
SB 94exempt certain small wind energy facilities from property taxation. 
SB 95authorize certain schools to own and operate wind energy conversion systems, to establish a grant program for such purposes, and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 96revise certain provisions concerning the indemnification of employees, officers, and agents of rural electric cooperatives. 
SB 97encourage the Department of Health to include online training programs for courses required of food service managers. 
SB 98revise the minimum amount required for reporting damage to a motor vehicle and a boat. 
SB 99authorize Supreme Court rules related to the collection of fees, costs, and civil penalties. 
SB 100revise the method of sale of certain tobacco products. 
SB 101clarify the school residence of a child assigned to an approved out of district special education residential or tuition day program when the residence of the child's parent or guardian changes. 
SB 102provide for the issuance of limited use stickers for historical vehicle license plates. 
SB 103provide for the primary enforcement of the seat belt law. 
SB 104increase state matching funds for animal damage control. 
SB 105require the State Brand Board to provide certain reports and information and to provide for Senate confirmation for Brand Board members. 
SB 106revise certain provisions regarding the distribution of funds to sparse school districts, and to appropriate funds to distribute to sparse school districts. 
SB 107revise certain provisions regarding the posting of the penalty for the illegal use of a designated parking space for a person with a physical disability. 
SB 108exclude parole agents from concealed weapons permit requirements. 
SB 109revise the provisions for the risk pool to allow uninsurable children to enroll and to provide for additional funding. 
SB 110repeal the limited campaign finance disclosure statement which could be used by certain candidates or candidate campaign committees for legislative office. 
SB 111authorize unemployment benefits for the spouses of certain military personnel. 
SB 112require that certain student meal plans be offered at public colleges and universities. 
SB 113clarify certain provisions related to the provision of water services by municipalities or rural water systems in areas located within three miles of a municipality. 
SB 114provide for a study of the feasibility of establishing an equine processing facility and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 115revise certain provisions related to the initiation of modifications to county comprehensive plans. 
SB 116impose a tax on ethyl alcohol and methyl alcohol used in motor vehicles on the public highways and to revise certain provisions regarding the fuel excise tax. 
SB 117revise certain budgetary provisions relating to certain funds received from the federal government. 
SB 118adopt the interstate compact on educational opportunity for military children. 
SB 119revise the authority of the state, counties, and townships to transfer highway right-of-ways under certain conditions. 
SB 120encourage energy conservation and efficiency by establishing certain procedures regarding the reporting, sale, and marketing of renewable energy and recycled energy certificates. 
SB 121revise certain provisions related to municipal election procedures. 
SB 122clarify the status of property contiguous to a municipality that is crossed by railroad property. 
SB 123revise certain evidentiary rules relating to the statements of children. 
SB 124require persons claiming reimbursement for state travel to sign affidavits of performance of duties. 
SB 125revise certain provisions of the Uniform Anatomical Gift Act. 
SB 126revise certain provisions regarding school attendance. 
SB 127revise certain provisions relating to trust administration. 
SB 128create a limited electrician license. 
SB 129revise certain conditions that must be met before an extension of State Highway 53 in Tripp County is added to the state trunk highway system. 
SB 130require written consent for the issuance of certain disinterment permits. 
SB 131authorize sheriffs to order autopsies. 
SB 132allow resident students that attend school out of state to be counted in the resident school district's average daily membership for the purpose of distributing school and public lands funds. 
SB 133provide for central filing of documents necessary to perfect a security interest in personal property or fixtures of a rural electric cooperative. 
SB 134provide health insurance coverage for contraceptive drugs and devices. 
SB 135revise certain statutes relating to the granting of certain licenses by the Animal Industry Board. 
SB 136repeal the provision that requires cooperatives to set aside a portion of the net proceeds as an education fund. 
SB 137require the sale of aircraft under the control of the Department of Transportation and to declare an emergency. 
SB 138revise the qualifications for the director and employees of the Division of Veterans Affairs and for county veterans' service officers. 
SB 139provide for certain restrictions for the use of tanning devices by minors. 
SB 140allow school districts to enter into contractual agreements to provide for the whole-grade sharing of students. 
SB 141establish certain requirements regarding the siting of certain wind turbine towers. 
SB 142place certain limitations on legislative travel, expenses, and reimbursement. 
SB 143require a searchable internet website for the posting and access of certain public records and financial information. 
SB 144require certain contracts to be retained in the contract's original format or made available by a publicly accessible internet website or database. 
SB 145prohibit the transfer and subsequent expenditure of certain moneys appropriated to state aid to general and special education without specific legislative authorization. 
SB 146increase the penalty for solicitation of a minor. 
SB 147provide for public access to public records, to provide certain exemptions, and to provide for judicial remedies for noncompliance. 
SB 148permit the cancellation of insurance when a person is no longer a participant in the 24/7 sobriety program. 
SB 149revise certain provisions regarding the general fund levies of school districts. 
SB 150establish a presumption regarding occupational disease disabilities of certain firefighters. 
SB 151provide for a special motor vehicle license plate for parents of members of the United States Armed Forces who died while in service of this country. 
SB 152prohibit the physical presence of registered sex offenders at certain day care, preschool, and elementary school premises under most circumstances and to provide a penalty therefor. 
SB 153provide procedures by which adopted persons may obtain their original birth certificates and the contact preference of birth parents. 
SB 154require new construction of certain structures and buildings to comply with the building code. 
SB 155provide for the revision of certain offensive geographic place names. 
SB 156revise the scope of certain provisions related to hate crimes. 
SB 157provide for the participation of independent voters in primary elections. 
SB 158provide for the recall of certain officials in third class municipalities. 
SB 159revise certain provisions regarding bank names. 
SB 160revise the grounds for which a license of an athletic trainer may be revoked, suspended, or canceled. 
SB 161prohibit the use of federal income tax credits when assessing property. 
SB 162clarify the taxation requirements for certain ethanol fuel blends. 
SB 163revise certain provisions relating to the transfer of appropriations. 
SB 164revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2009 to fund the South Dakota Opportunity Scholarship. 
SB 165provide for the authorization of certain private, nonprofit benevolent organizations to assist in funding certain school curricula, activities, and programs. 
SB 166restrict the deactivation or relocation of certain National Guard units. 
SB 167provide for the creation of the National Guard Commission. 
SB 168prohibit certain business entities from making political campaign contributions to state officeholders or candidates if the business entity does contractual business with certain state agencies. 
SB 169revise certain provisions relating to wind easements. 
SB 170authorize certain schools to own and operate wind energy conversion systems, to establish a grant program for such purposes, and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 171impose a fee on certain pipelines carrying crude oil and to create a crude oil pipeline compensation fund that may be used in the event of a crude oil spill. 
SB 172prohibit any school district from transporting students who participate in the enrollment options program beyond the boundaries of that school district. 
SB 173revise the elements of the crimes of vehicular homicide and vehicular battery. 
SB 174require a school district to which a former contracting school district is annexed to assign certain resident students to a school district in a bordering state, and to temporarily exempt certain school districts from the requirement to reorganize due to low enrollment. 
SB 175set a maximum limit on certain license and permit fees that may be established by the Game, Fish and Parks Commission. 
SB 176allow slot machines to be substituted for video lottery machines in certain alcoholic beverage establishments. 
SB 177adopt the South Dakota Indian Child Welfare Act. 
SB 178limit the amount that may be claimed in liens. 
SB 179require title insurers to offer coverage for liens filed after certain purchases of real property. 
SB 180revise certain provisions concerning statements submitted by organizations making contributions to ballot questions committees. 
SB 181make an appropriation for the support of the state fair. 
SB 182repeal the methodology that assesses agricultural land based on its agricultural income value, to dissolve the implementation and oversight advisory task force, and to revise certain provisions concerning the assessment of real property. 
SB 183establish certain requirements concerning the publication of county notices. 
SB 184require the terms of certain easements or options to accommodate other easements for wind or essential services. 
SB 185revise the graduation requirements for students entering ninth grade in 2010 and thereafter by eliminating the option of the basic high school program. 
SB 186provide for the imposition of a late payment fee for certain chronically delinquent child support obligations. 
SB 187allow the merger or consolidation of a cooperative and its subsidiary. 
SB 188provide for the appointment of members of the State Brand Board by district. 
SB 189revise certain provisions relating to payments to teachers obtaining certain national board certification. 
SB 190revise certain allocations for disabilities in the state aid for special education formula. 
SB 191establish eligibility criteria, community planning processes, and quality benchmarks for state-supported prekindergarten programs. 
SB 192exempt the gross receipts from certain food coupons from sales tax. 
SB 193expand medicaid eligibility for pregnant women upon certain conditions and to provide an appropriation therefor. 
SB 194increase revenues for state and local highways by increasing the fuel excise tax on certain ethanol blends. 
SB 195repeal the ban on certain medical research and to provide certain limitations for human embryonic stem cell research. 
SB 196increase the sales and use tax and to allocate and appropriate the increased revenue for property tax reduction. 
SB 197create a South Dakota Federal Stimulus Fund Commission. 
SB 198require notice if certain immunizations contain more than trace amounts of mercury. 
SB 199exempt certain food items from sales and use tax, to increase the rate of taxation for the sales and use tax on certain goods and services, to provide for the distribution of certain revenue to municipalities and Indian tribes, and to repeal the sales tax on food refund program. 
SB 200provide for a tax on the wholesale price of certain fuel and to increase the fuel excise tax. 
SB 201increase certain fees on motor vehicles and to increase the fuel excise tax on certain fuel used by motor vehicles. 
SB 202require the Bureau of Administration to prepare a report regarding the energy efficiency of state agencies. 
SB 203make an appropriation for the purposes of funding the Birth to Three Program in the Department of Education and to require a review of the program. 


Senate Commemoration

SC 1Honoring and supporting Czech Days in Tabor, South Dakota, on the occasion of its sixty-first anniversary. 
SC 2Honoring the memory and the life of Fred Koupal. 
SC 3Commending and honoring the 2007-2008 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: David Peters, Spearfish, School Superintendent; Richard Unruh, Jr., Yankton, School Business Official; Norman Graham, Sturgis, Elementary School Principal; Neil Goter, Wagner, Secondary School Principal; Michael Taplett, Huron, Middle School Principal; Brad Brandsrud, Watertown, Assistant Secondary Principal; Dorothy Zuiderhof, Brookings, Curriculum Director; and Dennis Champ, Pierre, Director of Special Education for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. 
SC 4Honoring Greg Smeenk of Newell, South Dakota, for being named Top Selling Agent among realtors in the Northern Black Hills. 
SC 5Commending and honoring the 2008 Habitat for Humanity - South Dakota "Habitat Supporters of the Year": Ward Cheney, Black Hills Area Habitat for Humanity - Rapid City; Paul Evenson and Rob Boniface, Brookings Area Habitat for Humanity - Brookings: St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Dacotah Tipis Habitat for Humanity - Ft. Thompson; Paul Johnson, East Central South Dakota Habitat for Humanity - Lake and Moody Counties; Wells Fargo Financial, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sioux Falls - Sioux Falls; First United Methodist Church, Hub Area Habitat for Humanity - Aberdeen; Nystrom Electrical Contracting, Inc., Oahe Habitat for Humanity - Pierre; State Bank of Eagle Butte, Okiciyapi Tipi Habitat for Humanity - Eagle Butte; Habitat for Humanity - SD, Sicangu Tikaga Okiciyapi Habitat for Humanity - Mission; Prairie Lakes Healthcare System, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Watertown Region - Watertown; Martin Mazourek, Habitat for Humanity of Yankton County - Yankton; and Larson Manufacturing and Larson Family Foundation, Habitat for Humanity - SD. 
SC 6Honoring the life of Anna Karina Hicks, of Britton, South Dakota, on the occasion of her 100th birthday. 
SC 7Commending the 2008 Yankton High School Bucks Boys' Cross Country Team for winning the state title in the Class AA State Cross Country Meet for the fourth consecutive year. 
SC 8Honoring Earv Archambeau, son of Rita and the late Merv Archambeau of Avon, South Dakota, for his outstanding accomplishments as a high school athlete. 
SC 9Honoring Whitney Jencks of Arlington, South Dakota Girls State Governor and Tyler Littau of Carter, South Dakota Boys State Governor; and commending the South Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary for their sponsorship and coordination of the Girls State and Boys State programs. 
SC 10Honoring Ken Schaefer of Yankton for his dedication to student athletes and for being selected as 2009 Assistant Coach of the Year. 
SC 11Honoring Sioux Falls Washington, Armour, Bonesteel-Fairfax, Bridgewater, DeSmet, Edgemont, Emery, Harding County, Harrisburg, Hot Springs, Lake Preston, Lyman, McIntosh, Waubay, and White Lake High Schools for their recognition by News & World Report's rankings of the nation's top high schools. 
SC 12Honoring Chairman Michael Jandreau of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe for his dedication and lifelong service to his tribe, state, and nation. 
SC 13Honoring Malcom Chapman of Rapid City as the 2008 winner of the South Dakota Municipal League Excellence in Municipal Government Award. 
SC 14Honoring the life of Charles E. Hunt, of Rapid City, South Dakota. 
SC 15Honoring Anna Joy Thvedt, of Beresford, South Dakota's Junior Miss 2009. 
SC 16Congratulating Ryan Kocer for winning the 2008 ESPY Award for "Best Male Athlete With a Disability". 
SC 17Honoring the 2008 Chamberlain Girls' Cross Country Team and the students and staff involved in the girls' cross country program. 
SC 18Commending and honoring the 2008-2009 Madison High School Lady Bulldogs Gymnastics Team for its fifteenth consecutive state championship title in Class A Gymnastics and for setting the national record for consecutive gymnastics state championships. 
SC 19Congratulating the Wagner High School Wrestling Team on winning the 2009 South Dakota State Class B Wrestling Championship. 
SC 20Commending Ray Hillenbrand of the Prairie Edge Trading Company and Galleries in Rapid City for his cultural sensitivity and good faith with respect to South Dakota's Native American community. 
SC 21Commending the outstanding efforts of Willis and Sharon Ratzlaff of Freeman, South Dakota, in offering generous, compassionate, and selfless foster and adopted child care service for the past forty-three years. 
SC 22Commending Steve Morgan for his election as South Dakota Sportscaster of the Year for 2008. 
SC 23Honoring Dr. Sam Holland, State Veterinarian, for his many years of service to the State of South Dakota. 
SC 24Celebrating the life of Gerhard Storm of Mitchell, South Dakota, on the occasion of his 90th birthday. 
SC 25expressing the Legislature's respect and appreciation for the sixteen years of devoted service by Gil Koetzle, the first and only legislator in the history of South Dakota to be term limited out of the House of Representatives and the Senate. 
SC 26Honoring Valerie Melmer for her outstanding commitment and service to the South Dakota legislative page program and the youth of South Dakota. 
SC 27Commending David Adickes of President's Park Sculpture Garden near Lead, South Dakota, for his vision and talent as the designer and creator of the monumental patriotic artworks on permanent display in the Black Hills. 
SC 28Honoring the life and times of Chester Sorensen of Freeman, South Dakota. 
SC 29Honoring Jack Van Der Geest who passed away on March 5, 2009. 
SC 30Honoring the life of Elsa Marie Winter Siefken of Wessington, South Dakota, on the occasion of her one hundredth birthday. 
SC 31Honoring Mark Steck for receiving the 2008 Distinguished Service Award. 
SC 32Congratulating and honoring Delaney Tyon, the Nastar National Ski Champion. 
SC 33Commending and congratulating the Philip High School Lady Scotties Basketball Team for earning a trip to the State Class B Girls' Basketball Tournament for the first time in the school's history.  
SC 34Congratulating and honoring Jami Fralick, a native of Martin, South Dakota, for his eighth place finish in the Bassmaster Classic. 


Senate Concurrent Resolution

SCR 1Reappointing Mr. Marty Guindon of Pierre, South Dakota, to the office of auditor general. 
SCR 2Urging the reinstatement and funding of a federal inspection program governing horse slaughter and euthanasia facilities. 
SCR 3Supporting a study of the potential creation of a Department of Veterans Affairs as a cabinet-level department. 
SCR 4Supporting transportation of horses to foreign processing facilities. 
SCR 5Encouraging flexibility by local governments to accommodate the development of wind energy projects. 
SCR 6Supporting certain health screening programs sponsored by the South Dakota Lions Foundation. 
SCR 7Requesting the State of Nebraska to provide tax relief and amnesty for certain South Dakota trucking companies. 
SCR 8urging the members of the State Streamlined Sales Tax Governing Board to amend its treatment of certain food coupons, certificates, and other documentation as gross receipts. 
SCR 9Opposing certain practices by corporations in the genetically modified and genetically engineered seed industry. 
SCR 10 Supporting legislative efforts in other states addressing the need to provide for equine slaughter and processing in the United States. 
SCR 11Urging the Environmental Protection Agency to authorize the use of higher blends of ethanol in non-flex fuel vehicles. 


Senate Joint Resolution

SJR 1To propose a constitutional amendment to authorize the Legislature on the advice of the Governor, to forestall certain threats from interstate gaming. 
SJR 2Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article VI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the utilization of English as the official language. 
SJR 3Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article III, section 6 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to four-year legislative terms and term limits.