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HB 1001revise certain provisions regarding the sales and use tax. 
HB 1002repeal the sales and use tax exemption for coins, currency, and bullion. 
HB 1003revise the limitation on the increases and decreases that may be made to the total taxable value of cropland and noncropland. 
HB 1004reduce the term allowed for covenants not to compete. 
HB 1005revise certain provisions regarding the excuse from attendance of children receiving alternative instruction. 
HB 1006revise certain outdated and obsolete provisions regarding the Department of Education. 
HB 1007repeal certain outdated and obsolete statutes regarding the Department of Education. 
HB 1008revise certain provisions regarding the grounds for challenges for people making application for ballots during an election. 
HB 1009repeal certain provisions relating to licenses issued by the Board of Pharmacy. 
HB 1010repeal certain outdated and obsolete statutes and rules related to the Department of Health. 
HB 1011revise the definition of domestic use of water. 
HB 1012require public hearings for applications for oil and gas orders only if contested and to reduce the number of hearing notice publications required for oil and gas cases. 
HB 1013repeal certain obsolete statutes regarding the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. 
HB 1014prohibit false statements on applications for certain loans, grants, or other financial assistance and to provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1015provide for exceptions from certain misdemeanor offenses relating to possession of handguns. 
HB 1016repeal certain rules relating to use of the centennial logo. 
HB 1017authorize the Bureau of Administration to construct a maintenance shop in Pierre, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1018repeal certain obsolete or unnecessary provisions pertaining to the Department of Game, Fish and Parks. 
HB 1019revise the license fee for snowmobiles and to revise the period of such license. 
HB 1020authorize the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to sell the Marcotte Tract located within the Marcotte Game Production Area in Meade County to the City of Sturgis. 
HB 1021revise certain provisions regarding the rights of victims of crime. 
HB 1022revise certain parole hearing provisions regarding inmate compliance, waivers, and teleconferencing. 
HB 1023repeal and revise certain provisions relating to the Department of Corrections. 
HB 1024repeal the authorization to sell certain surplus real estate under the control of the Department of Corrections in Aurora County and Minnehaha County. 
HB 1025make aggravated incest a violent crime for purposes of setting an initial parole date. 
HB 1026repeal certain outdated or unnecessary statutes related to the Department of Social Services. 
HB 1027repeal certain outdated or unnecessary statutes related to the Division of Behavioral Health within the Department of Social Services. 
HB 1028revise certain provisions relating to state employees and to the administration of state personnel matters. 
HB 1029authorize the publication of the names of certain delinquent taxpayers. 
HB 1030revise certain provisions regarding the effective date of certain tax collection allowances. 
HB 1031establish a license fee and a renewal fee for carriers licensing under the International Fuel Tax Agreement, to establish a decal fee and a mailing fee, and to provide for the disposition of the fees. 
HB 1032repeal certain provisions regarding the temporary permit for a specialty license plate with an organization or first responder decal. 
HB 1033clarify certain requirements relating to insurance examinations. 
HB 1034revise the circumstances under which alterations may be made to certain insurance applications. 
HB 1035allow the disclosure of the status of certain insurance investigations and examinations. 
HB 1036establish and revise certain provisions and penalties related to the regulation of grain warehouses, grain buyers, and warehouse receipts. 
HB 1037revise the purpose of the agriculture mediation program. 
HB 1038increase the penalty for leaving the brand inspection area without necessary inspection and authorization. 
HB 1039exempt certain impaired driving violations from the statutory limitation on enhanced penalties for second, third, or subsequent violations. 
HB 1040make an appropriation for the payment of extraordinary litigation expenses and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1041authorize a carryover of the fiscal year 2012 state aid to special education appropriation to fiscal year 2013 for the purpose of maintaining federal maintenance of effort levels. 
HB 1042repeal certain obsolete statutes relating to the State Cement Plant Commission. 
HB 1043repeal certain provisions regarding the full-time equivalent staffing report. 
HB 1044repeal certain statutes relating to the Bureau of Intergovernmental Relations. 
HB 1045revise various trust provisions. 
HB 1046revise certain provisions regarding child custody during a soldier's deployment. 
HB 1047revise certain provisions relating to military law. 
HB 1048expand the Board of Military Affairs. 
HB 1049add certain definitions regarding the Department of the Military. 
HB 1050revise certain provisions regarding National Guard discipline and courts-martial. 
HB 1051authorize the South Dakota Building Authority and the Board of Regents to implement the long-term capital project request of the Board of Regents providing for the demolition, construction, remodeling, or renovation of various structures on the campuses of the state's universities and to make appropriations therefor. 
HB 1052grant discretion to the court with regard to personal appearances in certain adoption appearances. 
HB 1053establish the hope card program relating to protection orders. 
HB 1054amend certain provisions concerning Worker's Compensation. 
HB 1055allow for joint physical custody orders after a court awards joint legal custody if in the best interest of the child. 
HB 1056revise certain provisions of the South Dakota Business Corporations Act regarding the issuance of shares and cumulative voting for directors. 
HB 1057revise certain provisions concerning the manner in which county wheel taxes are imposed. 
HB 1058revise certain record search fees charged by clerks of court. 
HB 1059revise Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code, to make an appropriation, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1060permit a probationer who is a registered sex offender to reside in an assigned halfway house or supervised living center within a community safety zone. 
HB 1061amend certain provisions related to interpreter services in the court system. 
HB 1062clarify the supporting documentation necessary for a request to implement the standard visitation guidelines. 
HB 1063repeal certain statutes related to the testimony of sex offense victims and to evidence of a victim's prior sexual conduct and to establish the rationale and effect of the repeal. 
HB 1064allow the Supreme Court to establish certain rules for the use of interactive audio visual equipment and to provide for the collection and deposit of fees for the use thereof. 
HB 1065repeal the requirement that the Unified Judicial System set forth a schedule for all fees paid directly to court reporters in its annual consolidated budget. 
HB 1066allow for the cremation of deceased persons who are indigent and the funeral expenses are the financial responsibility of the county. 
HB 1067guarantee an employee's right to secure a physician and other medical services of their choosing for care under a worker's compensation claim. 
HB 1068guarantee the right of individuals to secure medical services of their choosing. 
HB 1069increase the amount of income and principal of a perpetual fund used to maintain a cemetery. 
HB 1070revise certain provisions relating to the certificate of health requirement for the importation of animals. 
HB 1071increase the benefits that the Insurance Guarantee Association may become obligated to cover for annuities, to provide for retroactive application, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1072provide for the recall of county commissioners. 
HB 1073prohibit certain indemnity provisions in motor carrier transportation contracts. 
HB 1074exempt certain counties from restrictions relating to the taking of muskrat. 
HB 1075allow certain property tax documents to be transmitted electronically. 
HB 1076retain certain members of municipal governing bodies in office following the redistricting of municipal wards. 
HB 1077authorize municipalities to establish incidental accounts. 
HB 1078allow certain structures or facilities previously used as an elevator to be classified as agricultural property. 
HB 1079revise certain publication date citations for references to the International Building Code. 
HB 1080waive certain licensure requirements to hunt fox and coyote with firearms. 
HB 1081revise certain provisions relating to the killing of any mountain lion to protect human life, livestock, or pets. 
HB 1082provide certain exceptions to Department of Game, Fish and Parks promulgated rules pertaining to the taking of mountain lions. 
HB 1083provide for term limits for brand board service. 
HB 1084revise the political qualifications for brand board membership. 
HB 1085revise the residency requirements of the brand board membership. 
HB 1086clarify certain provisions relating to establishing identity by applicants for certain licenses, permits, and identification cards. 
HB 1087limit the terms of certain conservation easements. 
HB 1088revise certain requirements for charging and collecting certain fees for confining certain people in the county jail. 
HB 1089restrict certain state purchases of gasoline to ethanol blends. 
HB 1090provide for the issuance of deer hunting licenses to certain landowners for use by family members. 
HB 1091revise the issuance of temporary nonresident waterfowl licenses. 
HB 1092authorize the sale of nonresident duck hunting licenses in certain counties. 
HB 1093revise certain property tax levies for the general fund of school districts. 
HB 1094require the filing of certain documents relating to the vacation, location, or changing of highways with the register of deeds. 
HB 1095revise the procedure for the discharge of civil judgments against a person who has received a discharge of debt pursuant to the United States Code, Title 11. 
HB 1096specify the venue for certain appeals involving home-rule municipalities. 
HB 1097revise certain provisions regulating the investment of unneeded state operating expenses in banks. 
HB 1098repeal certain provisions providing for the tolling of administrative rules dealing with underground injection control Class III wells and in situ leach mining relating to uranium. 
HB 1099increase the fee for a payor to withhold child support. 
HB 1100revise the number of ownership acres necessary to qualify for certain big game hunting licenses to be used on a landowner's own property. 
HB 1101repeal the taxes imposed on banks and financial corporations. 
HB 1102provide for a study of the feasibility of establishing an equine processing facility and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1103provide a maximum rate of interest or finance charge for regulated lenders. 
HB 1104define the responsibility of the Department of Transportation regarding portions of certain intersecting county and township highways located within the right-of-way of the state highway system. 
HB 1105increase the energy minerals severance tax and to deposit the additional revenue in the education enhancement trust fund. 
HB 1106restore funding for certain salary and expense reimbursement programs relating to veterans' service officers and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1107revise certain provisions concerning the bonding authority of the South Dakota Conservancy District. 
HB 1108require the state to provide the public with access to an electronic database containing certain information on any loans, grants, or tax rebates provided by the state for the purpose of economic development. 
HB 1109require complaints made to the Department of Labor and Regulation regarding appraisers to be written and include the name of the person making the complaint and a factual basis for the complaint. 
HB 1110establish an education funding goal for elementary and secondary education in South Dakota. 
HB 1111revise certain provisions regarding the use of eminent domain by certain nongovernmental entities. 
HB 1112prohibit any person who fails to file certain campaign finance documents to be a candidate for office. 
HB 1113prohibit the use of certain public resources to influence the outcome of elections. 
HB 1114amend provision limiting the time used to determine if a violation is a third or subsequent offense. 
HB 1115exempt certain contracts from the competitive bidding requirements for water user districts. 
HB 1116exempt bedding used for agricultural purposes from sales and use taxes. 
HB 1117provide for the taking of muskrats by shooting under certain conditions. 
HB 1118permit school boards to reimburse employment applicants for the expenses of their criminal background investigation 
HB 1119revise certain provisions concerning mechanical pull-tab devices. 
HB 1120revise certain provisions regarding the filing of claims against public improvement contracts. 
HB 1121amend rate stability provisions to include plant additions. 
HB 1122revise certain provisions relating to the vacation, change, or location of highways. 
HB 1123establish the state employee work enhancement program to equalize the tuition rates paid by state employees. 
HB 1124permit a school district, at the discretion of the school district, to pay the fees charged for any criminal background investigation that is required by law for a prospective employee. 
HB 1125clarify the definition of engaging in business in certain circumstances. 
HB 1126establish provisions that certain bonds paid by, or on behalf of, certain persons with child support arrearages shall be paid to the Department of Social Services to pay any child support the defendant owes. 
HB 1127require county registers of deeds to record the names of persons who inspect or copy certain recorded instruments. 
HB 1128require the Board of Education to conduct public hearings before adopting certain standards. 
HB 1129prohibit the use of certain handheld electronic wireless devices for electronic messaging while driving. 
HB 1130revise the fee schedule for certain documents filed with the county register of deeds, to create a county and statewide fund for the purpose of modernizing and preserving records, and to distribute certain revenue. 
HB 1131revise certain provisions relating to the posting of public notice for meetings of public bodies. 
HB 1132prohibit businesses and employers from establishing certain policies against the ability of an invitee or employee to store firearms and ammunition in a locked motor vehicle parked on the premises. 
HB 1133establish the Legislature's Planning Committee. 
HB 1134place the caucus leadership on the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council ex officio. 
HB 1135revise the 911 emergency surcharge, to revise the collection and distribution of the emergency surcharge revenue, to provide for point of sale collection of the prepaid wireless 911 emergency surcharge, and to provide funding for the upgrade of 911 emergency services. 
HB 1136revise the state aid to education formula and to make an appropriation. 
HB 1137revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2012 and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1138declare that any person who maintains or provides roll-your-own cigarette machines at retail establishments are cigarette manufacturers. 
HB 1139revise certain provisions relating to identity theft and employment. 
HB 1140require that all recorded votes of the Legislature be displayed on the Legislative Research Council's internet site and to establish a penalty. 
HB 1141require that the Legislative Research Council's internet site include a listing of votes cast by individual legislators. 
HB 1142protect the access of legislators to staff services and the maintenance of appropriate legislative confidentiality and to provide penalties for the violation thereof. 
HB 1143revise certain provisions relating to a perpetrator's knowledge of a rape victim's age or capability to give consent. 
HB 1144enhance educational and economic activities for Native Americans. 
HB 1145revise certain provisions relating to the nonrenewal of a teacher's contract. 
HB 1146increase the personal property and annuity payments exempt from process, levy, or sale. 
HB 1147remove the individual liability of a school board member who authorizes the making of a void contract, check or registered warrant. 
HB 1148prohibit political contributions by certain state employees to gubernatorial candidates. 
HB 1149provide for legislative redistricting by a bipartisan, nonlegislative commission. 
HB 1150prohibit false advertising by limited services pregnancy centers and to provide for judicial relief. 
HB 1151revise certain provisions regarding the tuition paid by school districts for children in certain group homes or private child-care centers. 
HB 1152provide funding to school districts for students with limited English proficiency through the state aid to general education funding formula. 
HB 1153revise and clarify certain provisions relating to the revocation of fur dealer licenses. 
HB 1154revise certain provisions concerning the construction of roads outside the road district. 
HB 1155regulate certain automatic periodic financial transfers for the purpose of funding political contributions. 
HB 1156revise procedures and requirements relating to special assessments and the financing of local improvements. 
HB 1157repeal the Governor's authority to enter the Midwestern Regional Higher Education Compact on behalf of the state, to repeal the Midwestern Regional Higher Education Compact, to provide for withdrawal of South Dakota from the compact. 
HB 1158allow students attending nonpublic high schools to be eligible for the jump start scholarship program. 
HB 1159exempt certain postage and markup for handling from sales and use taxes. 
HB 1160provide for the award of filing fees as court costs in certain appeals. 
HB 1161repeal the reduction in state aid to general education funding for any school district that receives proceeds from the Commission on Gaming. 
HB 1162revise certain provisions relating to the platting and annexation of subdivisions. 
HB 1163allow political subdivisions of the state to operate as organizations formed under ยง 58-18-52 for the purchase of health insurance. 
HB 1164revise certain provisions regarding the sale of certain surplus property in Yankton County. 
HB 1165repeal certain provisions relating to health insurance standards. 
HB 1166require the departments of Agriculture and Game, Fish and Parks to provide certain actions and funding specified in the South Dakota black-tailed prairie dog conservation and management plan. 
HB 1167repeal certain health care standards and other requirements for managed health care plans enacted in 2011 and to reenact the previous standards for managed health care plans. 
HB 1168provide for the waiver of the state's sovereign immunity in certain instances relating to the control of species of management concern. 
HB 1169repeal certain driver licensing documentation requirements. 
HB 1170include certain speeding offenses in the point system for traffic violations for the purposes of driver license records. 
HB 1171clarify certain rules of evidence to determine the value of services for which special damages may be awarded in health care malpractice cases. 
HB 1172exempt certain developer-installed storm sewer detention ponds from public procurement bid requirements. 
HB 1173revise certain provisions regarding the administration of the county legal expense relief program. 
HB 1174provide for mandatory drug testing for certain TANF and SNAP recipients. 
HB 1175provide for certain further exemptions from certain childhood immunizations. 
HB 1176authorize certain party hunting methods and practices pertaining to the hunting of big game. 
HB 1177establish provisions to exempt breastfeeding mothers or new parents from jury duty. 
HB 1178revise certain provisions relating to the disposal of local government property. 
HB 1179require certain campaign finance requirements to apply to all counties and municipalities. 
HB 1180remit certain sales and use taxes collected at county-owned fairgrounds to counties. 
HB 1181revise certain requirements concerning the qualifications of petition circulators. 
HB 1182revise the filing deadlines for the nomination of certain independent candidates. 
HB 1183limit copayment or coinsurance amounts for physical and occupational therapy services. 
HB 1184permit public bodies to keep minutes of executive session and to restrict who may review the minutes. 
HB 1185prohibit all qualified health plans offered through a health care exchange from including abortion coverage. 
HB 1186prohibit registered sex offenders from circulating petitions and to provide a penalty for the violation thereof. 
HB 1187exempt health care sharing ministries from the provisions of the health insurance code. 
HB 1188provide widows and widowers of certain veterans free or reduced fees for certain hunting and fishing licenses and admission to state parks and other facilities. 
HB 1189establish a deadline within each semester after which no student may transfer to a school district other than the resident school district through the enrollment options program. 
HB 1190require Legislative approval before a health insurance exchange is created or implemented. 
HB 1191provide for an interstate compact on public health care, to establish an interstate advisory health care commission, to specify the relationship between the member states and the federal government, and to assert the right to federal funding in lieu of certain federally funded incentives. 
HB 1192amend certain limited liability company language. 
HB 1193regulate the sale of dextromethorphan and to provide a penalty thereto. 
HB 1194revise certain provisions regarding the payment for rape and sexual offense examinations. 
HB 1195authorize the collection of fees for certain educational programming and services, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1196revise certain provisions concerning lobbyists. 
HB 1197exempt air ambulance services from sales and use taxes. 
HB 1198revise the definition of firearm to include certain antique, muzzle-loading, and black powder weapons in certain circumstances. 
HB 1199revise certain provisions related to the distribution of funds to sparse school districts. 
HB 1200grant certain authority to municipalities and counties regarding outdoor advertising structures or signs. 
HB 1201revise certain provisions regarding tax refunds for energy related projects and facilities. 
HB 1202repeal certain provisions regarding reckless and unsafe driving. 
HB 1203revise auditing requirements for water development districts. 
HB 1204clarify certain rules of evidence to determine the value of services for which special damages may be awarded in health care malpractice cases. 
HB 1205exempt federal veterans' disability benefits from certain support obligations and other claims. 
HB 1206make an appropriation for emergency food assistance grants and to repeal the sales tax on food refund program. 
HB 1207exempt wind farms and other energy facilities from taxation if located on an Indian reservation on land held in trust by the United States. 
HB 1208establish the South Dakota Early Learning Advisory Council. 
HB 1209exempt certain parts and components used in the construction of homebuilt aircraft from sales and use taxes. 
HB 1210exempt certain livestock entering the livestock ownership inspection area from ownership inspection requirements. 
HB 1211revise budget transfer authority for certain state institutions. 
HB 1212revise certain terms regarding tort liability. 
HB 1213revise certain provisions regarding liability for torts and product identification requirements. 
HB 1214to lower the state sales and use tax on certain food items if certain economic conditions occur. 
HB 1215provide funding grants to parents or guardians of students receiving alternative instruction, and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1216lower the state sales and use tax on certain food items and to increase the rate of taxation for the sales and use tax on certain goods and services. 
HB 1217enact certain provisions relating to the federal Indian child Welfare Act and to adopt the South Dakota Indian Family Preservation Act. 
HB 1218rescind the statute of limitations for any civil cause of action arising out of childhood sexual abuse. 
HB 1219revise certain provisions relating to the process of collecting DNA upon arrest for a qualifying offense. 
HB 1220conditionally repeal certain provisions establishing network adequacy standards, quality assessment and improvement requirements, utilization review and benefit determination requirements, and grievance procedures for managed health care plans, and certain standards for managed health care plans if the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is found to be unconstitutional. 
HB 1221increase the minimum wage and to provide for annual adjustments in the minimum wage equivalent to the consumer price index. 
HB 1222limit the authority of South Dakota delegates to an Article V convention to amend the United States Constitution, to prohibit any delegate from exceeding such authority, and to provide certain penalties therefor. 
HB 1223exempt from sales tax certain handling fees paid by religious organizations to approved relief agencies for the distribution of food which is provided for the assistance or relief of the poor, distressed, or underprivileged through food giveaway programs. 
HB 1224allow voters to petition for the at large election of county commissioners. 
HB 1225revise the distribution of earnings from the education enhancement trust fund, and to establish the teacher compensation enhancement program. 
HB 1226revise the index factor in the state aid to general education and state aid to special education formulas, and to require the Legislature to estimate general fund revenues for the current fiscal year and the next fiscal year. 
HB 1227revise certain provisions with regard to the rights of industrial and construction equipment dealers. 
HB 1228provide tax refunds for certain energy projects. 
HB 1229exempt certain persons from the requirement to license as a mortgage loan originator. 
HB 1230modify the publication requirements for water rights applications. 
HB 1231provide that hydraulic fracturing is an acceptable recovery process in South Dakota. 
HB 1232repeal the South Dakota Commission on Health Care. 
HB 1233provide for the public access to the records of former Governors and lieutenant governors. 
HB 1234provide incentives to teach in critical need areas, to provide for rewards for the best teachers and those teaching in math and science subject areas, to revise certain provisions regarding evaluation of teachers, to create a system for evaluating principals, to distinguish between tenured and nontenured teachers, to revise certain provisions regarding the employment of teachers, and to repeal provisions regarding the teacher compensation assistance program. 
HB 1235revise certain provisions relating to the South Dakota state flag. 
HB 1236require that notice be provided to persons informing them of the expiration date and related information concerning their driver licenses. 
HB 1237assess agricultural land based on its actual use. 
HB 1238establish sanctions relating to the hiring of illegal aliens. 
HB 1239revise the per student allocation for the state aid to general education formula. 
HB 1240separately classify, assess, and tax agricultural land that is leased for certain purposes that restrict the use of the land. 
HB 1241require township board approval for certain utility facilities located near township roads. 
HB 1242revise the general appropriations act for fiscal year 2012. 
HB 1243require that notice be provided before certain drainage activities are undertaken. 
HB 1244make an appropriation to the state aeronautics fund. 
HB 1245revise certain provisions regarding the suspension of a driver license for certain alcoholic beverage violations. 
HB 1246prohibit the use of bisphenol A in certain products. 
HB 1247revise certain provisions regarding the voting rights of persons convicted of a felony or serving time in the state penitentiary. 
HB 1248provide for exceptions from certain misdemeanor offenses relating to possession of handguns. 
HB 1249permit a probationer who is a registered sex offender to reside in an assigned halfway house or supervised living center within a community safety zone and to prohibit sex offenders who committed sexual offenses against children to qualify for certain residency exceptions. 
HB 1250permit counties and townships to levy a capital improvement property tax for highways, secondary roads, bridges, and culverts. 
HB 1251provide for the award of joint physical custody of children under certain circumstances. 
HB 1252require the placement of fluorescent orange material on certain big game hunting blinds. 
HB 1253prohibit the judicial enforcement of any religious codes. 
HB 1254revise certain provisions pertaining to the decision of a pregnant mother considering termination of her relationship with her child by an abortion, to establish certain procedures to insure that such decisions are voluntary, uncoerced, and informed, and to revise certain causes of action for professional negligence relating to performance of an abortion. 
HB 1255prohibit the enforcement of surrogacy arrangements. 
HB 1256repeal the contractor's excise tax. 
HB 1257provide for the disposal of the Napa Junction to Platte segment of the state-owned rail system. 
HB 1258clarify certain statutes prohibiting political subdivisions from restricting firearms. 
HB 1259provide an exception to vaccination requirements for personal beliefs. 
HB 1260repeal the authority the director of the Division of Insurance has to promulgate rules governing use of genetic information and to enact certain provisions regarding the use of genetic information. 
HB 1261prohibit collective bargaining by public employees. 
HB 1262provide a license for certain small scale mechanized mining operations. 
HB 1263provide for mandatory HIV testing for any person convicted of prostitution or solicitation of prostitution and to provide for appropriate utilization of the test results. 
HB 1264amend the mandatory reporting requirements regarding child abuse. 
HB 1265expand the scope of the Governor's house program. 
HB 1266reduce the period of time necessary to cure and validate certain adoption proceedings. 
HB 1267provide for the establishment and maintenance of a felony domestic violence registry and to provide certain penalties for the violation thereof. 
HB 1268require certain persons applying or receiving certain Medicaid financial aid or assistance from the state to submit to drug tests to check for use of controlled substances. 
HB 1269make an appropriation for certain costs related to disasters and to pine beetle suppression and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1270revise the time period for which unclaimed property is presumed abandoned and to revise certain provisions regarding the publication notice of unclaimed property. 
HB 1271revise certain provisions relating to insurance policies. 
HB 1272allow the sale of health benefit plans approved in select other states to be sold in South Dakota and to grant the director authority to pursue a multi-state consortium to grant automatic reciprocity for the sale of health benefit plans approved by the participating consortium states. 
HB 1273prohibit the sale of loose leaf incense to minors, to prohibit certain marketing techniques, to regulate the sale of certain types of incense, to provide penalties therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1274revise the distance within which a school district may charge a fee for providing bus transportation to students. 


House Commemoration

HC 1001Honoring and supporting the Scotland Kuchen Feier on the occasion of its third annual event. 
HC 1002Recognizing and honoring the "Yellowboy" lever action repeating rifle. 
HC 1003Commending and honoring the community of Delmont on its one hundred twenty-fifth birthday. 
HC 1004Thanking and commending the Teach for America corps members who live and teach in South Dakota for their tremendous efforts in working to ensure that every child growing up in poverty receives an excellent education. 
HC 1005Congratulating and honoring Rob Monson on his election as the 2011-2012 President of the National Association of Elementary School Principals. 
HC 1006Honoring and commemorating the anniversary in 2012 of the fifty-fourth annual Schmeckfest in Freeman, South Dakota. 
HC 1007Commending and honoring James Swan, United Urban Warrior Society. 
HC 1008Commemorating the Madison Dairy Queen for its entrepreneurial spirit, hard work, and dedication to helping children. 
HC 1009Commending and honoring the 2011 Habitat for Humanity South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
HC 1010Commending and honoring the Parker State Class B Boys' Cross Country Champions. 
HC 1011Congratulating State Representative Kim Vanneman of Ideal, for receiving the South Dakota Corn Growers Outstanding Legislative Leadership award. 
HC 1012Commending and honoring the Armour School District Board of Education, on receiving the Associated School Boards of South Dakota School Board Award of Excellence for 2012. 
HC 1013Commending and honoring those who served in the Korean War, on the sixtieth anniversary of the war's end. 
HC 1014Commending and honoring Dennis Povondra, business manager at Bon Homme 4-2 School District, on his retirement after thirty-six years of exceptional service. 
HC 1015Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days Festivities on the occasion of its sixty-fourth anniversary on June 14, 15, 16, 2012. 
HC 1016Commending and honoring Avon Elementary School as a National Blue Ribbon school for outstanding academic achievement. 
HC 1017Honoring and commending the twenty-fifth annual Menno Pioneer Power Show. 
HC 1018Honoring best-selling author, J.A. Jance. 
HC 1019Recognizing and remembering the Homestead Act. 
HC 1020Commending and honoring Duane Alm, a member of the Aberdeen School District Board of Education, on his selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota for 2011. 
HC 1021Commending and honoring the VFW Voice of Democracy, Patriot's Pen, and Teachers of the Year award winners of 2012. 
HC 1022Honoring and commemorating Roger Nelson for his life-long commitment to sports in South Dakota. 
HC 1023Commending and honoring Spc. Dennis Jensen who was killed on active duty in Afghanistan. 
HC 1024Commending and honoring 2012 Miss Teen Great Plains International Alaina Bertsch on her accomplishment. 
HC 1025Thanking and commending Sanford Health, the University of South Dakota, and the Matson Halverson Christiansen Hamilton Foundation for their tireless efforts to promote rural economic development in South Dakota by assisting rural South Dakota's nontraditional students as they complete their healthcare degrees through the Prairie Futures initiative. 
HC 1026Commending and honoring Specialist Tyler Eissler for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Soldier of the Year. 
HC 1027Commending and honoring Sergeant James Dvorak for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year. 
HC 1028Commending and honoring Technical Sergeant Scott A. Richardson for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year. 
HC 1029Commending and honoring Master Sergeant Adam J. Punt for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year. 
HC 1030Commending and honoring Captain Chris Long for his selection as South Dakota Army National Guard Lieutenant of the Year. 
HC 1031Commending and honoring Master Sgt. Lisa G. Eisenhauer for her selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Honor Guard Member of the Year. 
HC 1032Commending and honoring SrA Brittnie B. Bunkers for her selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Airman of the Year. 
HC 1033Commending and honoring Chief Warrant Officer Three Brian Maschino for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Warrant Officer of the Year. 
HC 1034Commending and honoring Master Sergeant Kenneth A. Grunewaldt for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard First Sergeant of the Year. 
HC 1035Acknowledging, commending, and honoring the West Central School District for its outstanding accomplishments. 
HC 1036Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Brent Saucerman for ten years of providing security at the South Dakota Capitol Complex. 
HC 1037Honoring and recognizing seventy-five years of conservation leadership. 
HC 1038Honoring Dr. Carol Pistulka, superintendent of the McCook Central School District, on her retirement after dedicated service to the youth and families of the McCook Central School District. 
HC 1039Commending and honoring Darin Peterka of Miller High School for his outstanding athletic performance. 
HC 1040Posthumously honoring South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Douglas Leigh Nelson, Sr. (HP 110) for his thirty-five and one half years dedicated service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman and a veteran of the U.S. Army. 
HC 1041Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrolman Jerry Boyer for his thirty-two and one-half years of dedicated service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
HC 1042Honoring the Canton High School wrestling program. 
HC 1043Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrolman Captain Rod Olerud upon his retirement, for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
HC 1044Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrolman First Sergeant Steve Marquardt upon his retirement, for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
HC 1045Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrolman Trooper Fred Braddock upon his retirement, for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
HC 1046Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrolman Sergeant Gene Barthel upon his retirement, for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
HC 1047Honoring and commending Jerald "Jerry" Jon Smith for his selfless commitment as a volunteer coach with the Alexandria American Legion Boys Baseball program. 
HC 1048Acknowledging the nine sovereign Tribes within the borders of South Dakota and recognizing Governor Dennis Daugaard for his dedication to promoting a cooperative government-to-government relationship between the Tribes and the State of South Dakota. 
HC 1049Honoring, commending, and thanking Mrs. Aldena Ecklein for over forty-one years of dedicated service to the youth and families of the McCook Central School District. 
HC 1050Commending and honoring the town of Pierpont, South Dakota, on its one hundred twenty-fifth anniversary. 
HC 1051Honoring the T.F. Riggs High School Wrestling Team of Pierre, South Dakota, for an excellent season and for its victorious performance at the 2012 Class A State Wrestling Championship Tournament. 
HC 1052Congratulating and honoring the Huron High School Tigers Wrestling Team, its coaches, and student managers for ranking second in the 2012 South Dakota State Class A Wrestling Championship Tournament. 
HC 1053Commending and honoring the National Merit PSAT Semifinalists Greg Berg, Sai Sai Chen, Jackson Erpenbach, Claire Gregg, Ethan Nemmers, and Hannah Purtell of Sioux Falls Lincoln High School for their outstanding academic achievements. 
HC 1054Commending and honoring the 2011 Girls' Bowling State Champions of Sioux Falls Washington High School for their outstanding athletic performance. 
HC 1055Commending and honoring the 2011 Boys' State AA Soccer Champions of Sioux Falls Lincoln High School for their outstanding athletic performance for the second consecutive year. 
HC 1056Commending and honoring the 2011 Competitive Dance State AA Champions of Sioux Falls Washington High School for their outstanding athletic performance. 
HC 1057Commending and honoring the 2011 Girls' Softball State Champions of Sioux Falls Washington High School for their outstanding athletic performance. 
HC 1058Commending and honoring Lincoln High School, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, as a National School of Excellence for Speech and Debate by the National Forensic League. 
HC 1059Commending and honoring the 2011 Girls' State AA Volleyball Champions of Sioux Falls Lincoln High School for their outstanding athletic performance for the second year in a row. 
HC 1060Commending and honoring the 2011 Boys' Track State AA Champions of Washington High School, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for their outstanding athletic performance. 
HC 1061Commending and honoring the South Dakota Football Gatorade Player of the Year Alex Schultz and South Dakota Volleyball Gatorade Player of the Year Erin Radke of Sioux Falls Lincoln High School for their outstanding athletic performances. 
HC 1062Commending and honoring the 2011 South Dakota Girls Outstanding Athlete and the South Dakota Gatorade Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year, Kari Heck of Washington High School, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for her outstanding athletic performance. 
HC 1063Commending and honoring National Merit Semifinalist Matt DeYoung of Sioux Falls Washington High School for his outstanding academic achievements. 
HC 1064Commending and honoring Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown, South Dakota, on receiving the designation as a Finalist With Distinction in the first annual Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence Program. 


House Concurrent Resolution

HCR 1001Recognizing the week of January 22, 2012, through January 28, 2012, as Reproductive Rights Awareness Week. 
HCR 1002Urging Congress and the South Dakota congressional delegation to support federal legislation to protect the United States Postal Service. 
HCR 1003Encouraging South Dakota hospitals with maternity care services to become Baby Friendly by implementing the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding. 
HCR 1004Supporting and encouraging the academic study of the Bible in South Dakota public schools. 
HCR 1005Urging Congress to clearly delegate responsibility for the regulation of hydraulic fracturing to the states. 
HCR 1006in opposition to certain actions by animal rights groups to undermine agricultural producers. 
HCR 1007Urging the members of the South Dakota Congressional delegation to sponsor and support the Marketplace Fairness Act and the Marketplace Equity Act. 
HCR 1008Recognizing the week of June 25 through June 29, 2012, as Ag Week in South Dakota. 
HCR 1009Urging the federal government to honor tribal identification cards. 
HCR 1010Urging Congress to adopt a proposed constitutional amendment limiting federal legislation to a single subject. 
HCR 1011Requesting that a United States Navy submarine be named the USS South Dakota. 
HCR 1012Directing the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to return a mountain lion carcass or pelt to a certain Harding County resident and to reconsider its policy with respect to possession of mountain lion carcasses and pelts. 
HCR 1013Directing the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to return a mountain lion carcass or pelt to a certain Butte County resident and to reconsider its policy with respect to possession of mountain lion carcasses and pelts. 
HCR 1014Urging the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to reconsider its proposed closure of certain VA facilities in Hot Springs. 
HCR 1015Urging the federal government to secure our national borders and enforce United States immigration laws. 
HCR 1016Concerning endorsement of Taiwan's participation as observer in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), and the 28th anniversary of sister state relations with the Province of Taiwan in the Republic of China (Taiwan). 
HCR 1017Expressing opposition to a state run health care system that is established or operated contrary to the interests of the people of South Dakota. 
HCR 1018Urging Congress to restore the impact aid program. 


House Joint Resolution

HJR 1001Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article XVII of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to corporations. 
HJR 1002To propose a constitutional amendment to repeal certain reimbursement restrictions for travel by legislators to and from a legislative session. 
HJR 1003Proposing 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 right of individuals to secure medical services of their choosing. 
HJR 1004To propose a constitutional amendment regarding legislative term limits. 
HJR 1005Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article III, section 5 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to single member house districts. 
HJR 1006Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article XIII, sections 20 and 21 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the trust fund created from the proceeds of the state cement enterprise sales. 
HJR 1007Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article XII of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to a balanced budget. 
HJR 1008Proposing 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. 
HJR 1009Requesting appropriate action by the Congress, either acting by consent of two-thirds of both houses thereof or, upon the application of the legislatures of two-thirds of the several states, calling a constitutional convention therefor to propose an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to require, with certain exceptions, that the total of all federal appropriations may not exceed the total of all estimated federal revenues in any fiscal year. 
HJR 1010Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article III, section 12 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to legislative qualifications. 


Senate Bill

SB 1increase the excise tax on boats. 
SB 2repeal and to make style and form revisions to certain provisions related to the Department of Human Services. 
SB 3revise the composition of the state trunk highway system. 
SB 4make an appropriation to continue the veterans' bonus program and to declare an emergency. 
SB 5revise certain provisions regarding the distribution of state publications. 
SB 6authorize criminal background checks for various state employees. 
SB 7repeal certain provisions allowing for the certification of technology parks and to allow public or private developers to apply for certification. 
SB 8revise certain provisions related to the calculation of state aid to special education. 
SB 9make an appropriation to reimburse certain family physicians and dentists who have complied with the requirements of the physician tuition reimbursement program and dental tuition reimbursement program and to declare an emergency. 
SB 10revise certain provisions pertaining to boating while under the influence. 
SB 11authorize the Governor's Office of Economic Development to create and administer a working capital loan program. 
SB 12codify the legislation enacted in 2011. 
SB 13revise certain provisions pertaining to reunification and termination of parental rights. 
SB 14revise certain provisions regarding alcohol or drug commitments. 
SB 15revise certain provisions related to the treatment of persons with mental illness, including consent to treatment. 
SB 16define a final stage manufacturer dealer and to provide for licensing of final stage manufacturer dealers. 
SB 17require certain fuel tax returns and reports to be filed by electronic means and to require certain fuel taxes to be remitted by electronic transfer. 
SB 18revise certain provisions regarding references to the Internal Revenue Code. 
SB 19revise the rule-making authority of the Commission on Gaming to allow the commission to authorize the executive secretary of the Commission on Gaming to take certain actions on gaming licensees. 
SB 20allow returns and return information to be disclosed to officers, employees, and legal representatives of the Office of the Attorney General and other state agencies and departments. 
SB 21repeal and revise certain outdated provisions relating to the Department of Human Services. 
SB 22revise certain provisions regarding the vacation or the change of location of county and township highways on school and public lands. 
SB 23place certain substances on the controlled substances schedule and to declare an emergency. 
SB 24require certain applicants for licensure as a health professional or a licensee who is the subject of a disciplinary investigation to submit to a state and federal criminal background check. 
SB 25provide for the creation of a new state accountability system for public elementary and secondary schools. 
SB 26revise certain requirements pertaining to earnest money paid in a cooperative or cobrokerage real estate transaction. 
SB 27revise disciplinary action remedies of the Cosmetology Commission. 
SB 28revise provisions regarding the renewal process for certain third party insurance administrators. 
SB 29authorize the establishment of a designated Roth contribution program within the state deferred compensation plan. 
SB 30allow for the development of an alternative benefit enhancement methodology within the South Dakota Retirement System. 
SB 31revise certain provisions relating to the South Dakota Retirement System, the South Dakota deferred compensation plan, and the South Dakota special pay retirement program. 
SB 32revise the suitability requirements for annuities. 
SB 33revise the exemptions for insurance agent examinations. 
SB 34revise certain provisions and delete certain obsolete provisions pertaining to the Department of Labor and Regulation. 
SB 35update certain citations to federal regulations and increase certain civil penalties regarding pipeline safety inspection. 
SB 36make an appropriation for costs related to suppression of wildfires in the state and to declare an emergency. 
SB 37make an appropriation from the coordinated natural resources conservation fund to the State Conservation Commission and to declare an emergency. 
SB 38provide for the transfer of control of an office building in Rapid City, to make an appropriation for the construction and renovation of the office building, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 39expand the definition of victim for the purposes of certain written victim impact statements. 
SB 40permit a county to authorize temporary fencing within rights-of-way subject to its jurisdiction. 
SB 41authorize retailers to choose whether to submit pseudoephedrine purchase records electronically or in writing. 
SB 42revise certain provisions regarding habeas corpus. 
SB 43criminalize the failure to report the death or disappearance of a child within a specified time by certain persons responsible for the care of the child. 
SB 44encourage school districts to adopt a bullying policy and to establish a model bullying policy. 
SB 45appropriate additional funds and to extend the availability of appropriations to replace storage facilities at the Cottonwood Agricultural Experiment Station. 
SB 46authorize the Board of Regents to purchase an airport structure for use by South Dakota State University and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 47increase the authorized square footage for the motor pool building at South Dakota State University, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 48revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2012. 
SB 49revise the property tax levies for the general fund of a school district. 
SB 50revise the permissible uses of the cigarette fire safety standard act fund. 
SB 51eliminate an obsolete reference to the Division of Commercial Inspection and Regulation. 
SB 52provide for point of sale collection of the prepaid wireless 911 emergency surcharge. 
SB 53permit the Department of Public Safety to require certain accident reports to be filed by electronic means. 
SB 54revise the circumstances under which motor vehicle headlamps must be dimmed. 
SB 55update certain provisions pertaining to motor carrier safety and transportation of hazardous materials. 
SB 56revise and repeal certain provisions relating to the South Dakota Housing Development Authority. 
SB 57revise and repeal certain administrative rules relating to the South Dakota Housing Development Authority. 
SB 58revise certain provisions concerning elections conducted at voting centers and to declare an emergency. 
SB 59revise certain provisions regarding the public records open to inspection and copying. 
SB 60provide for the award of joint physical custody of children under certain circumstances. 
SB 61exempt the production of certain plants and sod from sales and use taxes. 
SB 62allow certain alcoholic beverage licensees to charge a corkage fee for serving wine supplied by customers and to allow customers to remove a partially consumed bottle of wine from certain alcoholic beverage licensees. 
SB 63revise the term of service of regional railroad authority commissioners. 
SB 64revise provisions regulating the perfection of security interest liens filed on-line. 
SB 65revise the list of products offered to consumers by motor vehicle dealers and sales finance companies. 
SB 66permit the filing of certain documents with the secretary of state by electronic means and to remove the notary requirements. 
SB 67provide provisions that all documents filed with and maintained by the Office of the Secretary of State may be filed electronically. 
SB 68provide that no statute of limitations applies to certain rape offenses. 
SB 69repeal the sunset provision on certain statutes relating to nursing homes on Indian reservations. 
SB 70revise the procedures for filing referred laws, initiated constitutional amendments, and initiated measures and to revise certain election provisions and campaign finance requirements for referred laws, initiated constitutional amendments, and initiated measures. 
SB 71modify the requirements relating to the publication of the administrative rules. 
SB 72regulate persons offering speech-language pathology to the public. 
SB 73repeal the provisions regarding the assessment of real property located in a floodplain. 
SB 74require the direct billing of anatomic pathology services. 
SB 75revise the determination of fees that may be charged for certain public records. 
SB 76revise certain provisions relating to the retirement of justices and judges. 
SB 77provide for the establishment of a scholarship program for postsecondary technical institute students and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 78allow an arrest to be expunged when the criminal case is dismissed. 
SB 79require undergraduate students to pay the self-support rate of tuition for certain credit hours in excess of the credit hours required for the student's baccalaureate degree program. 
SB 80exempt veterans from the twelve-month residency requirement for the purposes of tuition and fees. 
SB 81provide for a special license plate for certain persons on active duty in the military. 
SB 82revise certain provisions regarding the unclaimed property trust fund. 
SB 83revise certain provisions relating to water development districts. 
SB 84allow for the reimbursement of travel expenses during the recruitment of certain professional staff. 
SB 85revise the calculation of the small school adjustment in the state aid to education formula, and to provide for the distribution of certain funds to school districts. 
SB 86grant limited immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain alcohol consumption related offenses to persons who assist certain persons in need of emergency assistance or who are themselves in need of emergency assistance. 
SB 87allow military spouses to receive unemployment compensation if they leave their jobs due to a spouse's military transfer. 
SB 88revise the allowable time periods for use of nonresident small game hunting licenses. 
SB 89revise certain provisions regarding a municipality's ability to specially assess property for street maintenance. 
SB 90establish a fee for payments returned to the Office of the Secretary of State due to insufficient funds and to provide for the distribution of the fee. 
SB 91allow shareholders of corporations to represent corporations in property tax appeals at the Office of Hearing Examiners. 
SB 92exempt certain funeral services and expenses from sales and use tax. 
SB 93provide for the withdrawal of referred measures in certain circumstances. 
SB 94establish a pilot uninsured motorist identification database program and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 95modify distributions from the wind energy tax fund. 
SB 96provide the assessment and payment of taxes on certain school and endowment mineral rights leases. 
SB 97require the payment of a surface access fee for oil and gas exploration and production. 
SB 98provide for a pilot program initiating two mathematics and science academies and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 99allow certain licensees or employees of a licensed establishment who have been charged with certain felony offenses to be prohibited from entering the licensed premises. 
SB 100modify the ethanol production incentive payment to include qualified producers of biobutanol. 
SB 101authorize counties to borrow money using promissory notes. 
SB 102clarify the procedures for the apportionment of funds among townships. 
SB 103revise the procedure for cooperatives giving notice to persons whose records are missing regarding ownership of securities, apportionment of equity interest, money, or property. 
SB 104revise certain provisions concerning the investment of public funds. 
SB 105impact education in South Dakota. 
SB 106require the disclosure of certain public employee contracts. 
SB 107revise certain provisions regarding personalized motor vehicle license plates. 
SB 108revise the maximum bet limit for Deadwood gaming. 
SB 109revise the definition of adjusted gross proceeds that are subject to the Deadwood gaming gross revenue tax. 
SB 110increase the maximum occupational tax that may be imposed on transient guests for business improvement districts. 
SB 111revise the mining permit fees. 
SB 112remove the limitation on the number of retail gaming licenses in Deadwood in which a person may have a financial interest. 
SB 113provide for special motor vehicle license plates for recipients of the silver star medal, distinguished service cross, navy cross, air force cross, distinguished flying cross, bronze star medal with valor device, or the bronze star medal. 
SB 114designate the American bison as the state mascot. 
SB 115implement the regulation of insurance coverage for portable electronic devices. 
SB 116revise certain provisions relating to the township road system. 
SB 117require that certain heliports be approved by the South Dakota Aeronautics Commission. 
SB 118revise certain documentation requirements for obtaining an operator's license. 
SB 119revise the Human Relations Act to allow certain discriminatory practices to be investigated by municipalities and counties. 
SB 120temporarily increase the state sales and use tax and to declare an emergency. 
SB 121expand medicaid eligibility for pregnant women and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 122establish a funding formula for institutions under the control of the Board of Regents. 
SB 123revise how the taxes are applied to rural electric companies. 
SB 124revise per student allocation for state aid to education, to revise the property tax levies for the general fund of school districts, and to revise certain provisions concerning state aid and local effort. 
SB 125require certain day care providers to mail notices of noncompliance. 
SB 126create an oil pipeline indemnity bond program. 
SB 127revise certain provisions regarding educational data reporting. 
SB 128revise certain provisions concerning elections. 
SB 129provide for the severance of certain water rights. 
SB 130require the school board of each school district to adopt a policy prohibiting bullying. 
SB 131expand the definition of a developmental disability. 
SB 132define vehicular homicide and vehicular battery as crimes of violence. 
SB 133establish the criminal offense of aggravated disorderly conduct and to provide a penalty therefor. 
SB 134establish or revise the elements of the criminal offenses of obstructing an officer, refusing the lawful order of a law enforcement officer, and fleeing the scene of a potential investigation, and to provide penalties therefor. 
SB 135revise the elements of the crimes of vehicular homicide and vehicular battery. 
SB 136regulate the application of foreign laws, legal codes, and systems within the jurisdiction of the State of South Dakota. 
SB 137revise certain provisions concerning the application for absentee voting. 
SB 138revise the state aid to education formula and to make an appropriation. 
SB 139establish the Teach for America grant program within the Department of Education. 
SB 140repeal certain provisions regarding glazing material on motorcycle windshields and wind deflectors. 
SB 141revise the legal definition of the term, domestic abuse. 
SB 142impose the sales tax on the gross receipts derived from renting mini-storage units, self-storage units, or storage space and the use tax on the use of mini-storage units, self-storage units, or storage space. 
SB 143increase the number of allowable nonresident waterfowl hunting days. 
SB 144amend provisions regarding captive insurance companies. 
SB 145prohibit rebates and regulate contracts for residential roofing goods and services. 
SB 146provide for an affirmative defense of compulsion for the crime of prostitution. 
SB 147limit compensatory damages in civil actions related to death or injury. 
SB 148revise certain provisions relating to battery committed against infants and unborn children. 
SB 149revise certain provisions relating to the conditional release of persons charged with domestic abuse. 
SB 150authorize counties and townships to permit fencing within the rights-of-way of certain minimum maintenance roads. 
SB 151provide a time period before certain action on the general appropriation bill may commence. 
SB 152provide for a study of the feasibility of establishing a state-owned equine processing facility and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 153authorize the transfer of certain landowner preference big game licenses. 
SB 154revise certain statutes pertaining to persons required to report child abuse and neglect. 
SB 155prohibit the employment of unauthorized aliens and to provide penalties therefor. 
SB 156establish strangulation as one element of the crime of aggravated assault. 
SB 157revise certain provisions relating to outdoor advertising signs. 
SB 158create an exception to the loan or credit limitations of state chartered banks. 
SB 159authorize funding for certain tribal colleges to defray certain costs associated with educating nonbeneficiary students at tribal colleges and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 160revise certain provisions relating to the James River Water Development District. 
SB 161revise certain provisions concerning public meetings held by teleconference or videoconference. 
SB 162provide for the designation of certified technology parks. 
SB 163provide safety provisions by requiring registration of certain family day care facilities, to establish notification and reporting requirements for violations, and to provide penalties therefor. 
SB 164require public school students in grade eleven to take certain assessments. 
SB 165revise certain provisions related to the distribution of funds to sparse school districts. 
SB 166require evidence of financial responsibility at the time of vehicle registration, to provide for a motor vehicle insurance data base, and to provide for the administration thereof. 
SB 167increase the amount that may be played on a video lottery machine game. 
SB 168revise the terms and expiration dates of appointees to certain boards and commissions. 
SB 169establish the Regional Watershed Advisory Task Force. 
SB 170repeal the large project development fund and the appropriation therefor, to provide tax rebates for certain energy projects, to establish and provide for the administration of the business incentive grant fund, and to make an appropriation for the business incentive grant fund. 
SB 171provide for a runoff election under certain circumstances when errors have been made to the ballot printing or by the person in charge of the election. 
SB 172toll any conviction for operation of a boat while under the influence when calculating the number of offenses for enhancement of a driving under the influence charge. 
SB 173provide provisions allowing for the practice of medical-aesthetic services by trained professionals, to provide registration and oversight of such providers, and to provide a penalty therefor. 
SB 174increase the 911 emergency surcharge, to revise the collection and distribution of the surcharge revenue, to provide for point of sale collection of the prepaid wireless 911 emergency surcharge, and to provide funding for the upgrade of 911 emergency services. 
SB 175increase the number of video lottery machines that may be placed in a licensed establishment. 
SB 176establish a program to assist rural health care facilities in recruiting certain health care professionals and to repeal certain provisions regarding recruitment incentive payments for health care professionals. 
SB 177establish a program to assist rural communities to recruit certain health care professionals and to repeal certain provisions regarding the physician, the midlevel, and the dentist tuition reimbursement programs. 
SB 178amend the criteria for construction manager engagement. 
SB 179authorize the South Dakota Energy Infrastructure Authority to make certain loans for certain energy development facilities and to provide appropriations therefor. 
SB 180Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election a new section to Article VI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the distinction between the rights of natural persons and artificial entities. 
SB 181repeal certain tort liability arising out of causes of action based on seduction, abduction, and alienation of affections. 
SB 182revise certain provisions concerning tax incremental districts. 
SB 183establish the elements of the offense of juvenile sexting and to provide a penalty therefor. 
SB 184prohibit hiring discrimination on the basis of current employment status. 
SB 185provide an exception from the statutory requirements for persons taking steps towards self-employment and to allow them to collect unemployment compensation. 
SB 186update the definition of the nonsectarian textbooks that are loaned to certain students to include digital materials. 
SB 187repeal certain provisions regarding the legislative review of state agencies. 
SB 188authorize the establishment, operation, and control of research parks on lands controlled by the Board of Regents. 
SB 189provide a designation on certain nondriver identification cards, driver licenses, and permits that the card holders or licensees are honorably discharged veterans. 
SB 190permit the filing of certain agricultural lien documents with the Office of the Secretary of State by electronic means. 
SB 191provide for authorization to offer postsecondary education services in South Dakota. 
SB 192make appropriations for the purpose of one-time increases in education and health care funding. 
SB 193revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2012 and to declare an emergency. 
SB 194make an appropriation to fund tax refunds for elderly persons and persons with a disability, to revise the income eligibility requirements for property tax and sales tax refunds, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 195make 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, to revise the state water plan, to authorize the construction and establish the state cost share for the Belle Fourche irrigation upgrade project, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 196allow for the redistribution of existing nursing facility beds. 
SB 197appropriate 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. 


Senate Commemoration

SC 1Commending and honoring the 2010-2011 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota. 
SC 2Commending and honoring the Sioux Falls Christian Chargers Boys Soccer Team for its 2011 State A Soccer Championship. 
SC 3Commending and honoring the Sioux Falls Christian Chargers Girls Volleyball Team for its 2011 State A Volleyball Championship. 
SC 4Congratulating and commending Brady Hale, Sydney Palmer, and Bailey Kortan for their outstanding performances at the NFL's 2011 Punt, Pass, and Kick Competition. 
SC 5Honoring the Sioux Falls Roosevelt High School Boys' Cross Country Team for its outstanding performance at the 2011 Boys' State Class AA Cross Country Meet. 
SC 6Congratulating the Sioux Falls Roosevelt High School Football Team and its coaches and student managers for their 2011 South Dakota State AA Championship season. 
SC 7Honoring Beth Mayrose of Salem, South Dakota Girls State Governor, and Jack Gordon of Sioux Falls, 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 8Honoring Cheryl Wait of the city of Hot Springs as 2011 Municipal Finance Officer of the Year. 
SC 9Honoring Mayor Laurie Gill of Pierre as the 2011 winner of the South Dakota Municipal League Excellence in Municipal Government Award. 
SC 10Congratulating and honoring the South Dakota National Guard, both current members and all those who have served previously, on the one hundred fiftieth anniversary of the South Dakota National Guard on January 27, 2012. 
SC 11Recognizing the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Office of Legislative Affairs for its assistance to the State Legislature in carrying out the 2011 legislative redistricting process. 
SC 12Congratulating the Belle Fourche Area Community Center in Belle Fourche, South Dakota, for twenty years of service to the community. 
SC 13Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team as National Champions. 
SC 14Congratulating Aberdeen, South Dakota, for its recognition as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People. 
SC 15Honoring and congratulating Orient, South Dakota, on the one hundred twenty-fifth anniversary of its founding. 
SC 16Honoring Courtney Peterson of Sisseton, South Dakota, as the recipient of the 2012 Miss Rodeo South Dakota crown. 
SC 17Honoring Amy Shan of Madison as a recipient of the Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
SC 18Acknowledging the Waverly-South Shore High School Football Team for winning the 2011 State 9B Football Championship. 
SC 19Congratulating the Deuel High School Girls Gymnastics Team for winning the 2012 State Class A Gymnastics Team Tournament. 
SC 20Congratulating and honoring Earle and Mildred Tanner on their 74th wedding anniversary and Earle on his 100th birthday. 
SC 21Congratulating and commending Wyatt DeJong of Winner, South Dakota, and the Winner FFA Chapter for his outstanding year as the 2010-2011 National FFA Central Region Vice President. 
SC 22Honoring and recognizing Collin Jensen on winning an individual state wrestling championship for Mobridge-Pollock High School. 
SC 23Honoring and commending the citizens of South Dakota for their exemplary response to the Missouri River Flood of 2011. 
SC 24Honoring the Yankton High School Girls' and Boys' Cross Country Teams for their outstanding performances at the 2011 State Class AA Cross Country Meet. 
SC 25Honoring the Yankton High School Girls' Cross Country Team for their outstanding performance at the 2011 State Class AA Girls' Cross Country Meet. 
SC 26Honoring Coach Gary Munsen for his many successes as the Mitchell Kernels High School basketball coach. 
SC 27Recognizing the commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the reported death of Sacagawea in present day South Dakota. 
SC 28Congratulating and honoring Maren Johnson of Watertown as South Dakota's 2012 winner of the Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
SC 29Recognizing the achievements of the South Dakota State University Women's and Men's Basketball Teams. 


Senate Concurrent Resolution

SCR 1Honoring the University of South Dakota on its one hundred fiftieth anniversary. 
SCR 2Urging the United States Postal Service to reconsider the closing of post offices in rural South Dakota. 
SCR 3Designating the month of November as COPD Awareness Month in the State of South Dakota. 
SCR 4Supporting the concept and further development of South Dakota First, an initiative for success and development. 
SCR 5Supporting and encouraging a 2012 interim study and thorough review of drainage laws in South Dakota. 
SCR 6Urging the government of Turkey to uphold and safeguard religious and human rights and to respect the property rights and human rights of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.