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HB 1001provide for a jury trial in forfeiture proceedings. 
HB 1002revise the style and form of certain provisions and to delete certain obsolete provisions regarding labor and employment and the Department of Labor. 
HB 1003revise the style and form of certain provisions and to delete certain obsolete provisions regarding unemployment compensation. 
HB 1004revise the style and form of certain provisions and to delete certain obsolete provisions regarding workers' compensation. 
HB 1005revise certain provisions concerning the assessment of real property, to assess agricultural land based on its agricultural income value, to create an implementation and oversight advisory task force, to repeal certain provisions regarding the assessment of property, and to repeal the nonagricultural acreage classification. 
HB 1006revise certain tax levy limitations and property tax levies for school districts. 
HB 1007make form and style revisions to certain taxation and revenue statutes. 
HB 1008update and revise certain provisions relating to the Abstracters' Board of Examiners. 
HB 1009revise provisions relating to persons engaged in the business of money transmission. 
HB 1010define telecommunication services for taxation purposes. 
HB 1011revise certain provisions regarding the bank franchise tax. 
HB 1012revise certain provisions regarding property tax exemptions for certain disabled veterans and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1013remove certain waiting periods for property casualty filings. 
HB 1014stagger the licensing of snowmobiles and boats. 
HB 1015provide for the transfer of the state's interests in the Mobridge National Guard Armory to the city of Mobridge. 
HB 1016establish a new system of funding for the postsecondary technical institutes. 
HB 1017revise certain provisions related to the taxation of products transferred electronically. 
HB 1018refund special fuel taxes under certain circumstances. 
HB 1019provide benefit formula improvements for the members of the South Dakota Retirement System. 
HB 1020authorize the South Dakota Retirement System Board of Trustees to establish an automatic enrollment feature within the South Dakota deferred compensation plan. 
HB 1021create the South Dakota Retirement System supplemental pension benefit. 
HB 1022revise the South Dakota Retirement System's contested case provisions. 
HB 1023revise certain provisions pertaining to the South Dakota Retirement System, the South Dakota deferred compensation plan and the South Dakota special pay retirement program. 
HB 1024revise the definition of child for the purposes of the South Dakota Retirement System. 
HB 1025bring the South Dakota Retirement System's annual benefit improvement for certain firefighters in line with the improvement for other members. 
HB 1026revise certain provisions and procedures concerning elections. 
HB 1027revise certain deadlines concerning nominating petitions for water development district directors and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1028require a certified copy of voter registration to be filed for certain candidates for offices to be filled at the primary election. 
HB 1029allow voters to request that absentee ballots be provided for all elections and to provide a means to update the list of voters automatically requesting absentee ballots. 
HB 1030revise certain provisions regarding the appointment of notaries public and the requirements of notary public seals. 
HB 1031revise the definition of injury for the purposes of workers' compensation cases. 
HB 1032revise certain reimbursement and subrogation provisions regarding workers' compensation claims. 
HB 1033provide that more weight be given to certain objective medical findings in workers' compensation claims. 
HB 1034revise the definition of worker misconduct for the purposes of workers' compensation claims. 
HB 1035revise the definition of an employer's actual knowledge of injury for the purposes of workers' compensation claims. 
HB 1036require releases for certain workers' compensation medical records and to establish copying costs. 
HB 1037revise certain provisions regarding medical claims for workers' compensation and to establish an administrative fine for delays regarding these medical claims. 
HB 1038revise certain provisions regarding accident reports and insurance premium increases involving the operators of emergency snow removal equipment. 
HB 1039remove a segment of State Highway 25 in Hanson County from the state trunk highway system. 
HB 1040remove a segment of State Highway 314 in Yankton County from the state trunk highway system. 
HB 1041provide a preference for the procurement of biobased products. 
HB 1042revise certain provisions pertaining to the definition of residency and the issuance of resident hunting, fishing, and trapping licenses. 
HB 1043revise certain provisions regarding exemptions to the boat numbering requirement. 
HB 1044revise certain provisions regarding the teacher compensation assistance program. 
HB 1045revise certain provisions related to the calculation of state aid to special education. 
HB 1046make an appropriation to assist sparse school districts and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1047make an appropriation to assist sparse school districts. 
HB 1048revise certain provisions related to the state aid payment for increase in current fall enrollment. 
HB 1049revise certain provisions related to the calculation of school and public lands funds and county general school funds. 
HB 1050revise certain provisions regarding Indian education. 
HB 1051revise certain provisions related to the payment of additional funds to consolidated school districts. 
HB 1052define an inpatient hospice and residential hospice as a health care facility. 
HB 1053place certain substances on the controlled substances schedule and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1054authorize the State Brand Board to impose certain civil penalties. 
HB 1055revise the penalty for leaving the brand inspection area without a brand inspection. 
HB 1056revise certain provisions related to holds on livestock sales and the transporting of livestock out of the ownership inspection area. 
HB 1057revise certain provisions regarding eligibility for open market status for the purposes of brand inspection. 
HB 1058increase the maximum amount allowable for the livestock ownership inspection fee. 
HB 1059repeal the restriction on the number of personnel to be employed by the Office of the Attorney General's consumer complaint program. 
HB 1060revise the statute of limitations regarding deceptive trade practices. 
HB 1061revise the penalty for the distribution or possession with intent to distribute marijuana to a minor. 
HB 1062include officers of the National Park Service in the definition of a federal law enforcement officer. 
HB 1063provide for the use of a DNA profile in certain warrants, indictments, and informations. 
HB 1064revise the crime of aggravated incest. 
HB 1065revise certain provisions regarding the 24/7 sobriety program. 
HB 1066revise certain provisions regarding deceptive trade practices. 
HB 1067make an appropriation to defray operation costs of the 24/7 sobriety program and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1068authorize the Office of the Attorney General to construct a storage facility in Rapid City, South Dakota, and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1069make an appropriation to the coordinated natural resources conservation fund and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1070make an appropriation from the coordinated natural resources conservation fund to the State Conservation Commission. 
HB 1071revise certain provisions regarding the permissible costs payable from the fire suppression special revenue fund. 
HB 1072revise the intent of the appointments of panels for voluntary review of certain first level health care decisions. 
HB 1073require abuse and neglect registry screening for certain special advocacy volunteers and guardians ad litem. 
HB 1074authorize court ordered release of certain child abuse or neglect records. 
HB 1075require certain criminal record checks in adoption home studies for children in the custody of the Department of Social Services. 
HB 1076exempt certain school districts from the requirement to reorganize due to low enrollment. 
HB 1077make an appropriation for the payment of expenses associated with the state aid lawsuit and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1078transfer in the code a section requiring certification for chemical dependency counselors and prevention specialists. 
HB 1079revise the tax credit for certain renewable resource energy systems. 
HB 1080authorize the Board of Regents to construct a student athlete development center on the campus of South Dakota State University and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1081authorize the Board of Regents to replace storage facilities at the Cottonwood Agricultural Experiment Station and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1082revise the appropriation for a new dairy manufacturing plant at South Dakota State University. 
HB 1083authorize the Board of Regents to construct a new public restroom facility at McCrory Gardens on the campus of South Dakota State University and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1084increase the previously enacted expenditure authority for certain approved construction projects and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1085authorize the South Dakota Building Authority to provide for the construction, reconstruction, renovation, and modernization of science facilities and laboratories at public universities and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1086extend to postsecondary campuses certain protections relating to the possession of dangerous weapons. 
HB 1087revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2008 regarding appropriations to the Department of Executive Management, the Department of Revenue and Regulation, the Department of Game, Fish and Parks, the Department of Transportation, the Department of Education, the Board of Regents, the Department of Human Services, and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. 
HB 1088revise certain provisions relating to temporary custody prior to divorce or separate maintenance. 
HB 1089revise certain provisions relating to the rights and duties of joint legal custodians. 
HB 1090require that most records and applications regarding a child reference the names and addresses of both parents. 
HB 1091provide that either parent is to reasonably inform the other parent about routine decisions concerning children when residing with the other. 
HB 1092revise certain terminology in the statutes providing for standard child visitation guidelines. 
HB 1093revise certain provisions relating to the custody, service, and earnings of children. 
HB 1094repeal certain provisions concerning the rights of custodial parents that have been superseded by other statutes. 
HB 1095adopt the South Dakota Family Law Arbitration Act and provide for its implementation and enforcement. 
HB 1096authorize the court appointment of parenting coordinators in certain custody and visitation disputes. 
HB 1097provide for the imposition of certain sanctions against parties who willfully do not comply with custody or visitation decrees. 
HB 1098revise certain provisions relating to the rights of alleged contemnors in visitation and custody matters. 
HB 1099require custody or visitation dispute mediation under certain circumstances. 
HB 1100create a rebuttable presumption against the award of custody to any person with a proven history of domestic abuse. 
HB 1101provide for an order of joint physical care over certain children whose parents exercise joint legal custody and to create a rebuttable presumption against joint legal custody and joint physical custody under certain circumstances. 
HB 1102provide for a statewide visitation enforcement program and to provide for its funding by making an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1103authorize the Board of Regents to designate pay periods for the board's payroll system. 
HB 1104revise certain provisions regarding the liability of a garnishee to a plaintiff after the service of a summons. 
HB 1105revise certain provisions relating to the recording and indexing of homestead descriptions. 
HB 1106repeal the real estate recovery fund and to transfer the existing balance to the South Dakota Real Estate Commission. 
HB 1107revise certain provisions relating to the promulgation of rules to set various licensing and other fees for certain professions and occupations. 
HB 1108repeal the election equipment replacement fund and to transfer the existing balance to the state general fund. 
HB 1109repeal the state lottery investigation fund. 
HB 1110restrict municipal membership in the public entity pool for liability. 
HB 1111revise the responsibilities of the Corrections Commission and to require an annual report of Corrections Commission activities. 
HB 1112revise certain provisions related to the direction, supervision, and registration fees for veterinary technicians. 
HB 1113provide minimum notice requirements to persons who lease real property for their own mobile or manufactured homes. 
HB 1114revise certain provisions concerning the definition and operation of farm wineries. 
HB 1115continue to appropriate funds to provide cochlear implants to certain children. 
HB 1116authorize senior citizens to hunt deer using crossbows. 
HB 1117exempt veterans disability payments from income calculations for certain tax relief programs. 
HB 1118authorize the issuance of special off-sale package wine dealers licenses. 
HB 1119codify legislation enacted in 2007. 
HB 1120revise the property tax levies for the general fund of a school district. 
HB 1121prohibit the employment of illegal aliens and to provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1122increase the jurisdictional amount in certain civil actions and small claims proceedings. 
HB 1123establish a state renewable and recycled energy objective and to provide certain reporting requirements. 
HB 1124enhance education in South Dakota. 
HB 1125permit the local board of equalization to remain in session for a sufficient period of time to consider property assessment appeals. 
HB 1126revise certain provisions regarding the issuance of on-sale wine licenses and the sale of wine. 
HB 1127establish a loan repayment program for veterinarians and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1128provide for the regulation of tanning devices. 
HB 1129establish the Commission on Equal Access to Our Courts and to make an appropriation therefor and to provide for the distribution of any residual funds from class action lawsuits to the commission or other nonprofit charitable organizations. 
HB 1130revise certain provisions relating to the implementation by the court of the standard visitation guidelines. 
HB 1131permit the court to assess the crime victims' compensation surcharge in cases involving certain adjudicated children. 
HB 1132revise certain provisions concerning the circumstances under which children may be held in temporary custody. 
HB 1133revise the circumstances when a prospective juror may be challenged  
HB 1134revise the compensation of the members of recount boards. 
HB 1135revise certain provisions relating to filing petitions for protection and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1136revise certain provisions regarding the registration of business names. 
HB 1137adopt the Model Registered Agents Act. 
HB 1138prohibit the use of a false academic degree or a degree that is not completed. 
HB 1139revise certain provisions of the South Dakota Business Corporations Act regarding the issuance of shares and cumulative voting for directors. 
HB 1140provide for the issuance without charge of certain big game licenses to resident active duty military personnel. 
HB 1141prohibit the implanting of a microchip and provide a civil recovery. 
HB 1142authorize additional off-sale retail liquor licenses in certain municipalities. 
HB 1143repeal certain requirements related to school district employee retirement benefits. 
HB 1144make an appropriation for costs related to the purchase of motorcycles for use in the motorcycle safety training courses, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1145revise certain campaign speech provisions relating to constitutional amendments, initiated measures, and referred laws. 
HB 1146revise certain provisions regarding subsequent administration of an estate. 
HB 1147allow the small school adjustment in the state aid to education formula to increase in value each year based upon the per student allocation. 
HB 1148exempt the land application of certain solid waste used for irrigation purposes from requirements related to large-scale solid waste facilities. 
HB 1149revise certain provisions regarding protection orders granted upon a finding of domestic abuse. 
HB 1150provide for the recall of certain school district officials. 
HB 1151regulate the location and hours of operation of adult oriented businesses. 
HB 1152provide for diabetes management and treatment in schools. 
HB 1153establish requirements and procedures for the certification of parent-taught driver education courses and to allow parents to teach driver education to their qualified children. 
HB 1154require an opportunity for public testimony at public meetings. 
HB 1155provide for the practice and regulation of licensed midwives. 
HB 1156revise the composition of local boards of equalization. 
HB 1157revise certain provisions relating to the residency or military presence of parties in divorce or separate maintenance proceedings. 
HB 1158exempt certain school districts from reorganization requirements. 
HB 1159revise certain provisions regarding franchise protection for certain types of merchandise. 
HB 1160add a portion of roadway in Mellette County to the state trunk highway system as a part of Highway 63. 
HB 1161revise certain provisions regarding secondary roads within townships. 
HB 1162prohibit the branding of a minor and to provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1163increase the duration of juvenile diversion programs. 
HB 1164authorize the purchase or lease of computer hardware and software through the general fund of school districts. 
HB 1165prohibit certain immunizations from containing more than trace amounts of mercury. 
HB 1166revise the distribution of revenues generated by Deadwood gaming. 
HB 1167exempt the services provided by certified birth doulas and certified postpartum doulas from sales and use taxes. 
HB 1168clarify the penalty applicable to violations of certain no contact orders. 
HB 1169clarify certain provisions regarding the contractor's excise tax for isolated or occasional realty improvements. 
HB 1170allow pneumatic tires with retractable studs to be used upon highways year round. 
HB 1171authorize the hunting of mountain lions as predator/varmints in certain areas of the state. 
HB 1172revise the index factor in the state aid to education formula. 
HB 1173revise certain provisions pertaining to the effect of suspended impositions of sentence on parole eligibility of certain offenders. 
HB 1174revise certain provisions related to the composition of water development district boards of directors. 
HB 1175provide partial reimbursement to legislators for constituent services. 
HB 1176require statewide livestock ownership inspection. 
HB 1177create the beverage container recycling and redemption program. 
HB 1178make an appropriation for the costs related to the intensive methamphetamine treatment program in the women's state correctional system. 
HB 1179make an appropriation for the support of the state fair. 
HB 1180appropriate money for the Northern Crops Institute. 
HB 1181revise certain provisions concerning information related to the assessment of property that is to be provided by the director of equalization. 
HB 1182revise certain provisions related to property tax assessments for elderly and disabled persons. 
HB 1183establish a lifetime combination small game and fishing license and authorize the Game, Fish and Parks Commission to promulgate rules. 
HB 1184create a renewable energy property tax incentive program. 
HB 1185establish dedicated funding sources and to deposit the revenue in the coordinated natural resources conservation fund. 
HB 1186revise the eligibility requirements for the opportunity scholarship by allowing a student to take the ACT or SAT test after graduating from high school. 
HB 1187require the Department of Revenue and Regulation to maintain an internet site that allows the public to search for certain property assessment and taxation information. 
HB 1188require the property tax notification sent to taxpayers to include taxable value, assessed value, and market value of the property. 
HB 1189require a review of any proposal to establish a new board or add duties to an existing board. 
HB 1190prohibit lodging establishments from automatically charging a fee for a safe. 
HB 1191revise certain provisions regarding the display of customized motorcycles at certain events. 
HB 1192appropriate money for international trade representation. 
HB 1193require abortion facilities to offer sonograms to pregnant women under certain circumstances. 
HB 1194revise certain provisions regarding group life insurance policies. 
HB 1195revise the requirements for a damage disclosure statement for motor vehicles. 
HB 1196allow the fingerprinting of children for certain criminal offenses. 
HB 1197revise certain provisions regarding the requirement of passenger restraint in a passenger vehicle. 
HB 1198revise the amount of a judgment in a petty offense case. 
HB 1199establish a definition of a building for the purposes of regulating gambling in the City of Deadwood. 
HB 1200clarify the computation for premium tax payable for individual life insurance policies purchased by South Dakota residents. 
HB 1201revise certain provisions regarding the placement or return of abused or neglected children. 
HB 1202make an appropriation to fund an expansion of Teach for America. 
HB 1203provide for the sale or consumption of alcoholic beverages upon property adjoining licensed premises. 
HB 1204allow cooperatives to engage in federal crop insurance business and to prohibit certain practices related to the insurance business. 
HB 1205make annual salary increases for legislators consistent with annual increases for other state officials and employees. 
HB 1206increase the salaries of legislators. 
HB 1207establish a pilot program to collect and maintain certain statistics related to traffic law enforcement. 
HB 1208reimburse certain motorists involved in vehicle collisions with wildlife. 
HB 1209allow unemployment benefits for an individual in the employ of a tribal government educational institution. 
HB 1210prohibit recyclers, scrap metal dealers, or scrap yard operators from purchasing certain beer kegs. 
HB 1211revise the audit requirements for farm mutual insurers. 
HB 1212allow the marketing of group insurance for wireless telecommunications equipment under certain conditions. 
HB 1213provide a uniform standard for processing of accident and health carrier policy rate and form filings. 
HB 1214create a required minimum salary for teachers who teach in school districts that receive state aid funding. 
HB 1215revise the criteria required for land to be classified as agricultural land. 
HB 1216eliminate the requirement that an application or request for an absentee ballot be notarized. 
HB 1217authorize the creation of a circuit court judgeship in the Seventh Judicial Circuit and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1218increase the maximum allowable outstanding amount of bonds issued by the Health and Educational Facility Authority on behalf of the four technical institutes. 
HB 1219revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2008 regarding appropriations to the Department of Education for the payment of bonds at the technical institutes. 
HB 1220make an appropriation to the postsecondary technical institutes for the maintenance and repair of buildings, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1221create the postsecondary technical institute auxiliary fund and to provide continuing funding to the postsecondary technical institutes for the costs of maintenance and repair. 
HB 1222create the postsecondary technical institute auxiliary fund and to provide continuing funding from the future fund to the technical institutes for the start-up costs of new programs being created to meet workforce development needs. 
HB 1223create the postsecondary technical institute auxiliary fund and to provide continuing funding from the future fund to the technical institutes for the cost of replacing old or outdated equipment to meet workforce development needs. 
HB 1224provide for the funding of certain reduced tuition programs for veterans. 
HB 1225direct the Department of Education to undertake a study of the state's school districts and the efficiency of the statewide delivery of education services to the state's students. 
HB 1226provide funds to the postsecondary technical institutes. 
HB 1227appropriate money to postsecondary technical institutes for the maintenance and repair of buildings. 
HB 1228revise certain provisions related to bow hunting methods used by persons who are disabled or physically incapacitated. 
HB 1229increase sales and use taxes, to dedicate the additional revenue for the purpose of property tax relief, and to create the county property tax relief fund. 
HB 1230appropriate money to promote the development of centers for secondary career and technical education. 
HB 1231increase the one-time payments made to school districts with growing enrollments. 
HB 1232establish a time for when absentee ballots may be provided for all elections. 
HB 1233bring transparency to state spending by requiring the Bureau of Finance and Management to create a website making certain state government information available to the public. 
HB 1234require the property tax notification sent to taxpayers to include the breakdown of property taxes by each tax levy. 
HB 1235reduce the license fees for motor vehicles displaying distinctive license plates for Purple Heart recipients. 
HB 1236allow free tuition to certain members of the military. 
HB 1237revise certain provisions regarding the prohibition of smoking in certain public places or places of employment. 
HB 1238revise the limitation period for commencing child abuse prosecutions. 
HB 1239permit persons convicted of driving under the influence to operate a vehicle for 24/7 sobriety testing and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1240increase certain vehicle dealer license fees. 
HB 1241provide licensed dealers additional time to deliver a title under certain conditions and to authorize the establishment of a transaction fee for certain online access to the title and registration system. 
HB 1242require the Department of Education and the Board of Regents to establish certain programs for children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing. 
HB 1243impose sales and use taxes on certain advertising services and products and to dedicate the increased tax revenue to the food tax relief fund for the purpose of reducing sales and use taxes on food. 
HB 1244require the county planning and zoning commission to publish certain minutes. 
HB 1245revise the boundaries of the Central Plains, East Dakota, James River, and South Central water development districts, and to revise provisions related to the board of directors in the affected districts. 
HB 1246provide for a public records dispute resolution procedure. 
HB 1247prohibit certain contract restrictions on the sale of renewable motor fuels by retailers. 
HB 1248establish the South Dakota soil conservation award program and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1249allow the Department of Education to enter into certain enrollment agreements with the State of Nebraska. 
HB 1250increase the salary for legislators. 
HB 1251authorize the Board of Regents to acquire land for the Higher Education Center--West River. 
HB 1252revise certain procedures regarding real property assessment and taxation, to revise certain criteria for property to qualify for the nonagricultural acreage classification, to repeal the alternative assessment procedure for agricultural land based on agricultural income value, and to repeal certain provisions regarding the assessment of property. 
HB 1253require that home studies conducted for custody determinations be completed by certain professionals. 
HB 1254create the facility equity fund to assist certain school districts with critical need for capital construction. 
HB 1255provide for the titling and registration of certain low-speed vehicles. 
HB 1256require certain disclosures when selling labor law posters to employers. 
HB 1257revise certain procedures regarding real property assessment and taxation and to repeal the nonagricultural acreage classification and certain provisions regarding the assessment of property. 
HB 1258require that certain gift certificates conspicuously disclose information regarding fees and expiration dates. 
HB 1259make an appropriation for the detection and prevention of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome. 
HB 1260revise sex offender registry provisions for persons without a residence address. 
HB 1261regulate the right to carry a firearm on the campuses of public institutions of higher education. 
HB 1262establish a classification system, an evaluation system, and minimum annual salaries for certified teachers and school service specialists, and to repeal certain provisions relating to teacher tenure. 
HB 1263establish a hunter mentoring program, to authorize hunting under certain conditions by persons less than sixteen years of age, and to authorize the Game, Fish and Parks Commission to promulgate rules. 
HB 1264permit certain persons with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus to get an endorsement on a commercial driver license to drive a school bus. 
HB 1265prohibit the sale, purchase, use, or possession of alcohol without liquid devices. 
HB 1266require standards for the exercise of delegated legislative authority. 
HB 1267appropriation for the lease, lease purchase, or financing of two airplanes for transportation at the University of South Dakota and South Dakota State University, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1268establish a statewide minimum teacher salary that school districts must meet within five years and to allow school districts to receive funds through the teachers compensation assistance program to meet the minimum salary requirement. 
HB 1269allow a beer and wine combination license. 
HB 1270prohibit improper influence regarding real estate appraisals and to establish certain penalties. 
HB 1271abolish the doctrine of abatement ab initio of a criminal proceeding and to provide for the posthumous sentencing of certain criminal defendants. 
HB 1272revise the defined sources of renewable electricity and recycled energy. 
HB 1273exempt agricultural land from the general fund and special education fund levies imposed by school districts. 
HB 1274revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2008 regarding the South Dakota opportunity scholarships. 
HB 1275make an appropriation for a portion of the costs related to the acquisition of easements adjacent to Bear Butte State Park and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1276make an appropriation to fund tax refunds for elderly persons and persons with a disability of property tax and sales tax and to revise the income eligibility requirements for property tax and sales tax refunds. 
HB 1277make appropriations from the general fund, the water and environment fund, the environment and natural resources fee 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 cost share for the Lewis and Clark Rural Water System, to revise the state water plan, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1278require certain safety devices or systems to be installed during the construction of public swimming pools or spas. 
HB 1279align math and science education with South Dakota's historic and unique scientific opportunities, to direct the Department of Education to initiate Project Lead the Way, to develop a clearinghouse for certain educational opportunities, and to provide for an independent analysis of the state's content standards, and to make an appropriation therefor, and to require the Department of Education to develop a framework for a high school for the twenty-first century, and to require high schools to report on activities and results relative to that framework. 
HB 1280revise certain provisions regarding public records and public meetings. 
HB 1281permit municipalities and counties to assess surcharges against intoxicated persons responsible for certain expenditures of local resources. 
HB 1282provide for the assumption of risk by operators of off-road vehicles for certain injuries arising out of operating off-road vehicles. 
HB 1283revise on-sale alcoholic beverage license fees for certain municipalities and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1284require certain employees acquiring real property to be certified, licensed, or registered by the Department of Revenue and Regulation as real estate appraisers. 
HB 1285establish an incentive grant program for the installation of ethanol blender pumps and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1286provide for legislative redistricting by a bipartisan, nonlegislative commission. 
HB 1287permit taxing districts to revise the base amount of revenue payable from property taxes. 
HB 1288allow any school district that qualifies for both the declining enrollment allowance and the growing enrollment payment in the same fiscal year to only benefit from the one that provides the most additional funding to the district. 
HB 1289revise the state aid formula by limiting the declining enrollment allowance to only those school districts that lose at least ten students from one year to the next. 
HB 1290exempt certain entities from certain requirements for persons in the business of mortgage lending. 
HB 1291allow students who have dyslexia to receive special education or special education and related services. 
HB 1292allow transfer of administrative operations of the cement plant retirement plan to the South Dakota Retirement System. 
HB 1293provide for the removal of dead deer from certain highways. 
HB 1294authorize a class of full-service restaurant on-sale licenses to be issued by first class municipalities. 
HB 1295establish certain provisions regarding instruments filed with the register of deeds that may contain personally identifiable information. 
HB 1296authorize community renewable energy development projects and to provide for certain tax benefits for such projects. 
HB 1297provide a maximum finance charge for short-term consumer loans and title loans. 
HB 1298revise the qualifications for the director of the Division of Veterans Affairs. 
HB 1299establish a task force to study highway needs and financing of highway needs in the state and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1300revise certain provisions related to school district reorganization and to the payment of additional funds to consolidating school districts, and to revise the general state aid to education formula for the purpose of increasing teachers salaries. 
HB 1301revise certain provisions regarding the exercise of eminent domain by rural fire protection districts. 
HB 1302establish notification requirements for certain relatives of children in the custody of the Department of Social Services. 
HB 1303require the South Dakota State Library to deliver services and materials to residents in remote areas of the state, and to deliver those services and materials free of charge. 
HB 1304implement the recommendations of the Indian Child Welfare Commission. 
HB 1305revise provisions related to a state animal identification program and to prohibit participation by the State of South Dakota in a national animal identification system. 
HB 1306allow certain students to participate in the opportunity scholarship program under certain circumstances. 
HB 1307provide for a legislative study of the classifications of real property. 
HB 1308require the Board of Education to revise the alternative certification standards for career and technical education teachers. 
HB 1309prohibit the issuance of certain alcoholic beverage licenses for establishments located near Bear Butte. 
HB 1310authorize the construction of nursing facilities on American Indian reservations under certain circumstances. 
HB 1311prevent seizures by prohibiting the interchange of anti-epileptic drugs without prior notification and consent. 
HB 1312change the South Dakota virtual high school to the South Dakota virtual school. 
HB 1313prohibit the use of certain electronic communication devices to communicate threats and harassment and to provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1314authorize the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to sell and convey real and personal property located at the Spring Creek Recreation Area and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1315create a Highway Finance Task Force to study highway needs and financing. 
HB 1316establish a maximum balance for school district pension funds. 
HB 1317require the Department of Education to develop a pilot program which provides certain school district information on a centralized website and to provide certain reporting requirements. 
HB 1318provide options for those who elect continuation of health insurance. 
HB 1319make an appropriation for the purpose of making revolving loans to public entities for energy saving projects. 
HB 1320provide tax incentives for certain wind energy facilities and energy transmission equipment. 
HB 1321revise certain provisions concerning alcoholic beverage licenses authorized for certain municipal facilities. 


House Commemoration

HC 1001Honoring LaBradford Eagle Deer for addressing the United Nations on October 17, 2007, in observance of the twentieth annual International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. 
HC 1002Honoring Louie Krogman of White River, South Dakota, for setting the all-time scoring record for South Dakota boys' high school basketball. 
HC 1003Honoring Brittany Davis of Waubay as the 2008 South Dakota Snow Queen. 
HC 1004Congratulating coach Eric Smith and players Corey Backer, Parker Hanson, Kyle Cooper, Tyler Pridey, Trevor Mathison, and Levi Smith of the Sioux Falls Washington High School Boys' Golf Team for their 2007 State Class AA Championship season. 
HC 1005Honoring Sioux Falls Washington High School for celebrating one hundred years of education on February 14, 2008. 
HC 1006Honoring Marletta Pacheco for her efforts as the founder of the South Dakota Prisoner Support Group.  
HC 1007Expressing appreciation to the groups and agencies associated with the observance of Native American Day at the Capitol. 
HC 1008Commending and honoring Orland Geigle of the Pollock Board of Education on his selection as the 2007-2008 Associated School Boards of South Dakota Outstanding School Board Member. 
HC 1009Honoring Drew Carroll for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. 
HC 1010Honoring Drew Whitney for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. 
HC 1011Honoring the life, character, and achievements of Chief David Beautiful Bald Eagle. 
HC 1012Honoring Platte's Summer Recreation program and its three 2007 state champion youth baseball and softball teams. 
HC 1013Honoring Lisa Jan Thvedt, of Beresford, South Dakota, for being selected to represent her state as South Dakota's Junior Miss 2007 in the America's Junior Miss Scholarship Program in Mobile, Alabama. 
HC 1014Honoring Eliot Ohlstein, Tian-Li Yue, and Robert Ruffolo, for creating the cardiovascular medicine, Coreg®, as a pioneering and life-prolonging therapy for patients with mild to severe heart failure. 
HC 1015Honoring five top seniors from Washington High School in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, as finalists for the Merit Scholarship Awards. 
HC 1016Commending the 2006-2007 Hurley Bulldogs High School Boys' Basketball Team for winning the State B Championship. 
HC 1017Commending the 2007 Vermillion Tanagers High School Boys' Golf Team for winning the State Championship. 
HC 1018Commending the 2006-2007 Vermillion Tanagers High School Girls' Basketball Team for winning the State A Championship. 
HC 1019Commending the 2006 Parker Pheasants High School Football Team for winning the State 9AA Championship. 
HC 1020Honoring the 2007 Todd County High School Cross Country Team and the students and staff involved in the boys and girls cross country program. 
HC 1021Commending and honoring Blunt Elementary School for receiving the United States Department of Education Blue Ribbon School Award. 
HC 1022Honoring Trent Kubik of Hamill, 2007 South Dakota American Legion Boys State Governor, and Lauren Beadnell of Watertown, 2007 South Dakota American Legion Auxiliary Girls State Governor; and commending the South Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary for their sponsorship and coordination of the Boys State and Girls State programs. 
HC 1023Honoring the 2007 University of Sioux Falls Football Team and the students and staff involved in the football program. 
HC 1024Honoring Toby Flint of Brookings as a recipient of a 2008 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
HC 1025Recognizing and congratulating the 2007 Sioux Falls Roosevelt Rough Riders Football Team for winning the State Class 11AA Football Championship. 
HC 1026Honoring Abby Ottenbacher as a 2008 Prudential Spirit of Community Award recipient. 
HC 1027Honoring Jeff Berndt for being selected as the South Dakota Advanced Placement Teacher of the Year. 
HC 1028Honoring Emma Wang for earning a Siemens Foundation Award for excelling in math and science. 
HC 1029Honoring Daniel Parrott for earning a Siemens Foundation Award for excelling in math and science. 
HC 1030Honoring eleven top seniors from Lincoln High School in Sioux Falls as finalists for the Merit Scholarship Awards. 
HC 1031Congratulating the town of Epiphany on the 125th anniversary celebration of its founding. 
HC 1032Congratulating the town of Canova on the 125th anniversary celebration of its founding. 
HC 1033Honoring Dora Brugier of Eagle Butte for her lifelong civic contributions as a Lakota storyteller, deacon, grandmother, aunt, mother, and community leader. 
HC 1034Honoring Sue Horstmeyer for her years of dedicated service to the South Dakota education system. 
HC 1035Honoring Sarah Thvedt as a distinguished finalist for the Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
HC 1036Congratulating the town of Artesian on the 125th anniversary of its founding. 
HC 1037Commending and honoring Casimir Ziolkowski for pushing forward with his father's dream of the Crazy Horse Memorial. 


House Concurrent Resolution

HCR 1001Requesting the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to give Martha Smith of Fairburn, South Dakota, the hide of a mountain lion she recently killed. 
HCR 1002To commend Taiwan on its contributions to the promotion of freedom, democracy, and human rights, and to support its efforts to join certain international organizations. 
HCR 1003Supporting a Taiwan-United States free trade agreement. 
HCR 1004Encouraging the use of sunscreen and discouraging young persons from using tanning devices. 
HCR 1005To declare March 29, 2008, as Vietnam Veterans Day, in South Dakota. 
HCR 1006 Urging that the delisting of gray wolves as a threatened or endangered species be extended to include all parts of South Dakota. 
HCR 1007Supporting the establishment of USDA-inspected horse processing plants in the State of South Dakota. 
HCR 1008Urging Congress not to impose any new performance fees, taxes, royalties, or other charges relating to the public performance of sound recordings on local radio stations and to support the Local Radio Freedom Act. 
HCR 1009Supporting full funding, at the federal level, for immigration and custom enforcement officers for the detention of persons who have been determined to be in South Dakota illegally and have been reported to them by local law enforcement officers. 
HCR 1010Supporting the "25 by 25" Initiative and promoting the increased production of renewable energy by the agricultural community. 
HCR 1011Expressing the Legislature's consummate respect and appreciation for the service of Master Sergeant Woodrow Wilson Keeble, Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate, a recipient of the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military award. 


House Joint Resolution

HJR 1001To propose a constitutional amendment to repeal certain provisions of the State Constitution relating to corporations. 
HJR 1002Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article XIV of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota to clarify which educational institutions are under the control of the Board of Regents. 
HJR 1003To propose a constitutional amendment to repeal certain reimbursement restrictions for travel by legislators to and from a legislative session. 
HJR 1004To propose a constitutional amendment to provide for a maximum of forty legislative days each year. 
HJR 1005Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to Article XXI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, related to hunting, fishing, and trapping. 


Senate Bill

SB 1provide for nomination and election when a vacancy occurs in the office of representative in the United States Congress due to extraordinary circumstances. 
SB 2prohibit public access to birth dates of voters contained in the master voter registration file. 
SB 3revise certain procedures concerning elections for special districts and to declare an emergency. 
SB 4revise certain provisions concerning campaign finance reporting requirements and to establish certain penalties. 
SB 5revise the requirement that the South Dakota Conservancy District pay interest on its bonds semiannually and to revise certain provisions regarding the district's authority to issue fixed or variable rate bonds. 
SB 6revise certain provisions to allow the transfer of ownership of an application to appropriate water. 
SB 7make an appropriation for the renovation of the National Guard armory in Yankton and to declare an emergency. 
SB 8revise certain procedures used to assess and collect unpaid cigarette taxes. 
SB 9provide for the disposal of state surplus property. 
SB 10include Dakota and Nakota with certain requirements for instruction in the Lakota language. 
SB 11revise certain provisions regarding corrosion protection for tank piping systems and aboveground tanks containing flammable or combustible liquids and used in retail motor fuel dispensing operations. 
SB 12update certain provisions pertaining to motor carrier safety and transportation of hazardous materials. 
SB 13revise certain provisions regarding the suspension of a minor's driving privileges. 
SB 14extend the time allowed to request a hearing or pay an audit assessment. 
SB 15provide certain provisions regarding an electronic vehicle title. 
SB 16require continuing education of plumbing contractors, plumbers, apprentice plumbers, restricted plumbing contractors, and restricted plumbers. 
SB 17revise certain provisions regarding the regulation of banks. 
SB 18revise certain dates pertaining to references to the Internal Revenue Code. 
SB 19revise certain provisions regarding the duties of the executive director of the South Dakota Science and Technology Authority. 
SB 20repeal certain provisions regarding personalized motor vehicle license plates. 
SB 21revise certain provisions related to the interstate enrollment options program. 
SB 22revise certain provisions related to the payment of additional funds to consolidated school districts and to declare an emergency. 
SB 23revise certain provisions related to the required reorganization of school districts with low enrollment. 
SB 24make an appropriation to reimburse certain school districts for consolidation incentives. 
SB 25repeal certain provisions regarding the calculation of state aid to education. 
SB 26revise certain provisions regarding the rule making authority of the South Dakota Board of Education for pre-kindergarten programs. 
SB 27revise the state requirement for inspection of school food service programs. 
SB 28make an appropriation to reimburse certain family physicians, midlevel practitioners, and dentists who have complied with the requirements of the physician tuition reimbursement program, the midlevel tuition reimbursement program, or the dental tuition reimbursement program. 
SB 29make an appropriation to fund a dental externship program. 
SB 30revise the minimum fire safety standards for specialty resorts. 
SB 31provide for certification of chiropractic assistants. 
SB 32establish a separate licensure category for vacation home establishments and to require vacation home establishments to meet minimum fire safety standards. 
SB 33require hospitals to report certain adverse health care events. 
SB 34allow certified nurse midwives to attend out-of-hospital births under certain circumstances. 
SB 35establish fair claims standards and procedures for property casualty insurance claims. 
SB 36revise the discount medical plan organization's renewal period requirements. 
SB 37establish certain suitability requirements for annuities. 
SB 38revise certain provisions relating to the consideration of assets for the purpose of long-term care eligibility. 
SB 39revise certain provisions regarding the suspension, implementation, and refund of electric or natural gas rates. 
SB 40establish certain requirements regarding the separation and protection of a gas and electric public utility's assets. 
SB 41revise certain provisions regarding the regulation of public storage warehouses. 
SB 42repeal certain provisions regarding the regulation of public warehouses by the Public Utilities Commission. 
SB 43revise the requirements regarding the siting of energy facilities. 
SB 44revise certain provisions regarding the licensing and regulation of grain dealers and buyers. 
SB 45revise the requirements regarding the licensing and regulation of public grain warehouses, to establish a grain warehouse fund, and to make a continuous appropriation from that fund. 
SB 46increase certain license fees for grain buyers and grain warehouses. 
SB 47make an appropriation for costs related to disasters in the state and to declare an emergency. 
SB 48make an appropriation for the payment of extraordinary litigation expenses and to declare an emergency. 
SB 49make an appropriation for costs related to suppression of wildfires in the state and to declare an emergency. 
SB 50change the name of the Board of Counselor Examiners. 
SB 51revise certain terminology, licensing requirements, and procedures regarding the Board of Examiners of Psychologists. 
SB 52revise certain provisions regarding the regulation of franchises and business opportunities. 
SB 53revise certain provisions related to capital punishment. 
SB 54revise certain provisions regarding the duties and reporting requirements for the South Dakota Energy Infrastructure Authority. 
SB 55authorize the Board of Regents to convey a tract of land in Pennington County to the United States Air Force and to declare an emergency. 
SB 56delegate authority to the Board of Regents to construct certain buildings and structures and to make a continuing appropriation therefor. 
SB 57authorize the Board of Regents to construct a roadway on the campus of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 58authorize the Board of Regents to demolish Seymour Hall at Northern State University. 
SB 59revise certain provisions regarding the South Dakota opportunity scholarship program. 
SB 60appropriate money for the repair of Tripp Lake Dam and to declare an emergency. 
SB 61increase the tax on alcoholic beverages, to dedicate the revenue from such tax increase, to create the South Dakota Teen Court Commission, and to create the South Dakota Commission on Equal Access to Our Courts. 
SB 62revise certain new hire reporting requirements relating to the collection of child support. 
SB 63require local law enforcement officers to provide certain information to repossession businesses under certain circumstances. 
SB 64provide certain provisions regarding the regulation of recreational park trailers. 
SB 65define intentional exposure to HIV infection by sexual intercourse as a sex crime subject to registry as a sex offender. 
SB 66provide for the awarding of matching grants to certain fire departments and to increase the fire insurance premium tax. 
SB 67require high school students to submit at least one application to a postsecondary educational institution. 
SB 68repeal certain provisions regarding mufflers on motorcycles. 
SB 69add marijuana to the list of abusive substances for the purposes of determining child abuse. 
SB 70exempt the operators of certain older motorcycles from the special qualification required to operate a motorcycle. 
SB 71establish a rural community-based energy development program. 
SB 72make an appropriation for an engineering survey and a repair cost estimate of Richmond Lake Dam. 
SB 73make an appropriation to support the Sue T-Rex traveling exhibition. 
SB 74appropriate funds for the repair of the Lake Wanalain Dam. 
SB 75establish a residential geothermal heat pump grant program and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 76make an appropriation to support the South Dakota Hall of Fame. 
SB 77repeal the provision that prohibits radio or televison broadcasting or taking of photographs of judicial proceedings from courtrooms. 
SB 78permit voters to register on election day at the polling place. 
SB 79increase the payments made to school districts with growing enrollments. 
SB 80restrict the release or use of social security numbers by the state and its political subdivisions unless certain security measures are taken. 
SB 81allow persons to place a security freeze on their credit reports without first being victims of identity theft. 
SB 82revise certain provisions concerning the accumulation of funds by counties for capital outlay purposes. 
SB 83repeal a medical malpractice limitation applicable to minors aged six or over. 
SB 84revise certain miscellaneous provisions of the trust statutes. 
SB 85revise certain provisions regarding the trust business in banks and the trust company business. 
SB 86prohibit and establish a penalty for hazing. 
SB 87reduce the period of effectiveness for cease and desist orders issued to certain dealers. 
SB 88require abortion facilities to offer sonograms to pregnant women under certain circumstances. 
SB 89direct the State-Tribal Relations Committee to hold hearings on certain issues related to Native American health care. 
SB 90provide for voluntary limitations on campaign spending for legislative office. 
SB 91establish design and construction standards for newly constructed or renovated state buildings, public school facilities, and higher education facilities. 
SB 92revise certain provisions concerning the classification and taxation of real property. 
SB 93revise the uniform commercial code. 
SB 94repeal certain provisions relating to the right to work upon the contingency of repealing the right to work provisions of the Constitution. 
SB 95increase certain fees collected by sheriffs for collecting delinquent taxes. 
SB 96provide for the issuance of landowner-sponsored big game hunting licenses. 
SB 97revise certain provisions regarding property condition disclosure statements. 
SB 98regulate establishments in the business of providing obscene material. 
SB 99exempt certain school districts from the requirement to reorganize due to low enrollment. 
SB 100revise the definition of certain public entities that are prohibited from making political campaign contributions. 
SB 101authorize funding for certain tribal colleges to defray certain costs associated with educating nonbeneficiary students at tribal colleges and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 102revise certain provisions regarding the homestead exemption, personal property exemptions, and insurance and annuity exemptions. 
SB 103establish certain provisions regarding the use of replacement crash parts in the repair of certain motor vehicles. 
SB 104excuse certain elderly persons from jury duty upon request. 
SB 105provide state comity for the orders and judgments of tribal courts. 
SB 106limit state expenditures. 
SB 107authorize county special assessments for certain improvements, maintenance, and repair to roadways in unorganized townships. 
SB 108revise certain provisions regarding the directional sign program for certain business establishments located near an interstate or primary highway. 
SB 109authorize the Fourth Circuit drug court program in the Unified Judicial System, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 110provide increased funding for the maintenance of state highways and roads by eliminating the tax differential between ethanol blends and motor fuel through an increase in the fuel excise tax rate on ethanol blends. 
SB 111extend the prohibition of road hunting of big game to include hunting using certain additional weapons. 
SB 112revise eligibility requirements for continuation of health care coverage. 
SB 113exempt certain individual health benefit plans from certain premium rating requirements. 
SB 114allow for risk pool eligibility and rate flexibility for certain health insurance conversion plans. 
SB 115increase the amount of funding for conservation and value-added agriculture purposes from certain unclaimed motor fuel tax refunds. 
SB 116revise certain provisions concerning the assessment of real property and to revise the makeup of the implementation and oversight advisory task force. 
SB 117revise certain tax levy limitations and property tax levies for school districts. 
SB 118establish a wind energy incentive payment program and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 119prohibit insurers or adjusters from knowingly underestimating the value of an insurance claim and to establish a penalty. 
SB 120require that certain bond sales be competitive. 
SB 121revise the definition of trans-state transmission facility. 
SB 122provide a legislative deadline for the adoption of the budget for the Department of Education. 
SB 123provide for certain requirements for the sale and purchase of nonferrous metal property. 
SB 124revise certain provisions related to format standards for real estate documents. 
SB 125allow school districts to share academic programs and facilities. 
SB 126allow municipalities and counties to issue additional on-sale alcoholic beverage licenses. 
SB 127provide for a sales tax holiday on certain tangible personal property for going back to school. 
SB 128revise certain provisions regarding the modification of credit card agreements. 
SB 129revise the grounds for which continuation or conversion is not required for group health policies. 
SB 130provide for a property tax levy to fund the health insurance benefits of school district employees and to create a school district health insurance fund. 
SB 131provide for the maintenance and safeguarding of voter registration records. 
SB 132clarify provisions regarding the continuation of coverage after an employer ceases business operations. 
SB 133require that any adult arrested for a qualifying offense provide a DNA sample. 
SB 134increase the pesticide registration fee, to revise its allocation, to revise certain related provisions, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 135require that all statutorily mandated reports to the Legislature be provided in electronic form. 
SB 136require convicted sex offenders to register their online identifiers, to allow limited release of online identifier information in the sex offender registry to certain communications service entities, to make an appropriation therefor, and to provide penalties to violations thereof. 
SB 137identify medical expenses recoverable in personal injury actions. 
SB 138require financial assurances for certain petroleum pipeline operations for the remediation of potential environmental damage and to declare an emergency. 
SB 139revise the definition for authorized emergency vehicles. 
SB 140revise the application requirements for property tax exemptions provided for dwellings owned and occupied by disabled veterans. 
SB 141prohibit certain acts of sexual penetration and contact between high school employees and students and to provide penalties therefor. 
SB 142repeal certain outdated statutes relating to the Board of Regents. 
SB 143revise certain provisions regarding collection and administration of the 911 emergency surcharge and operation of 911 services. 
SB 144to prohibit age misrepresentation with intent to solicit a minor and to provide a penalty therefor. 
SB 145revise the definition of an opportunity wage for the purposes of the minimum wage requirement. 
SB 146repeal certain provisions regarding the minimum wage for tipped employees. 
SB 147revise certain provisions regarding the enforcement of seat belt laws. 
SB 148provide for a tax incentive for fuel blended with biodiesel. 
SB 149increase general funding for school districts, to impose a temporary limit on the growth of state general fund spending, and to suspend the transfer of moneys from the general fund to the budget reserve fund and to the property tax reduction fund. 
SB 150increase general funding for schools, to impose a temporary limit on the growth of state general fund spending, to suspend the transfer of moneys from the general fund to the budget reserve fund and to the property tax reduction fund, to provide funding for the postsecondary technical institutes, to provide for the modernization of science facilities and laboratories at public universities, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 151revise certain provisions concerning the purchase price and determining just compensation for electric facilities in areas annexed by municipalities. 
SB 152increase the biennial pesticide registration fee and to revise its allocation for the weed and pest fund. 
SB 153authorize the Governor to enter the Midwestern Regional Higher Education Compact and the Western Regional Education Compact, and to provide for the appointment of resident members to both commissions.  
SB 154allow public schools to maintain pre-kindergarten programs, to provide the Board of Education with rule making authority for pre-kindergarten programs, and to provide funding through the state aid to education formula for students in accredited pre-kindergarten programs. 
SB 155provide state aid to education to certain school districts for certain students. 
SB 156revise certain provisions regarding special motor vehicle license plates for veterans with a disability, prisoners of war, Pearl Harbor survivors, and Purple Heart recipients. 
SB 157revise the surety bond requirements for persons employed by mortgage brokerages. 
SB 158clarify certain provisions regarding the supervision, rehabilitation, and liquidation of insurers. 
SB 159allow the discretionary formula for reduced property taxation to be applied to research facilities. 
SB 160require the Unified Judicial System to provide internet access to certain criminal history information. 
SB 161create the South Dakota Boxing Commission and to provide for the supervision of boxing and kickboxing competitions and sparring exhibitions in the state. 
SB 162revise certain provisions related to the confidentiality of certain geological reports. 
SB 163revise certain provisions related to the initiation of modifications to county comprehensive plans. 
SB 164clarify the application of certain statutes relative to contraception and birth control. 
SB 165provide a preference for residents in competitive bids for certain public contracts. 
SB 166require employers that employ certain foreign workers to pay a certain wage. 
SB 167make an appropriation to the railroad trust fund to enhance certain railroad facilities. 
SB 168provide for the development and financing of certain wind energy projects by school districts. 
SB 169revise the index factor in the state aid to education formula and to establish a minimum salary schedule for teachers. 
SB 170authorize a loan from the REDI fund for the purpose of constructing an equine processing facility. 
SB 171establish the ranching development livestock loan program. 
SB 172appropriate money to the Department of Public Safety to fund the South Dakota Highway Patrol. 
SB 173exempt certain dairies from the restrictions of the Family Farm Act. 
SB 174revise certain provisions relating to the exercise of eminent domain by railroads. 
SB 175direct the Office of the Attorney General to study the creation of a state medical examiner system and to provide an appropriation therefor. 
SB 176authorize the Legislative Research Council to remodel, renovate, and furnish certain facilities on the fourth floor of the State Capitol Building for use by the Legislature, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 177revise certain provisions regarding the disposal of abandoned tenant's property left on leased residential premises. 
SB 178provide for incentives for the development of certain power production facilities utilizing renewable resources. 
SB 179increase general funding for school districts, to impose a temporary limit on the growth of state general fund spending, and to suspend the transfer of moneys from the general fund to the budget reserve fund, and to the property tax reduction fund. 
SB 180make an appropriation to provide certain refunds of sales tax on food. 
SB 181create the South Dakota teachers tuition reimbursement program. 
SB 182expand the disclosure of inpatient hospital charges and to provide for the development of a system for the disclosure of charges for outpatient procedures. 
SB 183permit the creation of a transportation district and to establish its powers and bonding authority. 
SB 184establish an incentive grant program for the installation of ethanol blender pumps and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 185restrict the combination of numbers and letters which may be permitted on personalized motor vehicle license plates. 
SB 186revise certain provisions regarding public records. 
SB 187revise the state aid to education formula for the purpose of increasing teachers salaries, to direct the Department of Education to review certain curriculum and to develop a framework for a twenty-first century high school, to create the Teacher Compensation Assistance Program Advisory Council, and to revise certain provisions related to the payment of additional funds to consolidating school districts. 
SB 188establish high performance building design and construction standards for newly constructed or renovated state-owned buildings. 
SB 189revise certain provisions regarding public records and the accessibility of public records. 
SB 190provide for regulatory oversight of oil pipelines and to create a task force. 
SB 191revise certain provisions concerning a sales tax exemption provided for religious, benevolent, fraternal, youth association, or charitable activities. 
SB 192authorize the Board of Regents to lease a site for delivery of public higher education in Pierre and to use money appropriated by the Legislature from the higher education facilities fund to make lease payments therefor. 
SB 193enhance education in South Dakota. 
SB 194provide for the establishment of public charter schools, of the State Board for Public Charter Schools, and the creation, operation, and maintenance of public charter schools. 
SB 195create the South Dakota Commission on Higher Pay and Economic Prosperity, to prescribe its duties, and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 196repeal a limitation on certain environmental rules. 
SB 197make an appropriation for the costs of the centers for independent living. 
SB 198exempt from sales taxation the gross receipts received by nonprofit organizations from a shooting range or trap shooting facility. 
SB 199revise certain provisions concerning public meetings. 
SB 200establish a statewide trauma system. 
SB 201revise certain eligibility requirements for the South Dakota opportunity scholarship. 
SB 202prohibit certain military sales practices for life insurance and annuities. 
SB 203appropriate 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 1Honoring and supporting Czech Days in Tabor, South Dakota, on the occasion of its sixtieth anniversary. 
SC 2Commending and honoring the 2006-2007 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: Larry Johnke, Irene-Wakonda, School Superintendent; Dennis Povondra, Bon Homme, School Business Official; Ruth Claeys, Box Elder, Elementary School Principal; James Bridge, Alexandria, Secondary School Principal; Bradley Berens, Mitchell, Middle School Principal; Wallace Bosch, Yankton, Assistant Secondary Principal; Dr. Lesli Hanson, Watertown, Curriculum Director; and Daniel Goodwin, Sioux Falls, Director of Special Education for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. 
SC 3Honoring Tom Schlimgen of Scotland, for his dedication to the sport of baseball and his induction into the South Dakota Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame. 
SC 4Commending the 2007 Yankton High School Bucks Boys' Cross Country Team for winning the state title in the Class AA State Cross Country Meet for the third year in a row. 
SC 5Commending the 2007 Yankton High School Gazelles Girls' Cross Country Team for winning the state title in the Class AA State Cross Country Meet for the fifth year in a row. 
SC 6Honoring Jordan Arneson for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. 
SC 7Honoring Anthony P. Sutton for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. 
SC 8Recognizing and congratulating the Scotland Highlander Football Team for winning the 2007 State Class 9A Football Championship. 
SC 9Honoring John C. Feske for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. 
SC 10Honoring an outstanding South Dakota newspaperman, Wayne Bertrand, of Scotland, South Dakota, on his induction into the South Dakota Newspaper Hall of Fame. 
SC 11Honoring an outstanding South Dakota newspaperman, Ralph Nachtigal for his numerous contributions to the state of South Dakota and the newspaper industry. 
SC 12Honoring Kelsey Kimbler for achieving the title of Junior Miss Aberdeen. 
SC 13Honoring Amber Kolb for achieving the title of Miss Aberdeen. 
SC 14Commending the Stratford Community Theatre and its many volunteers for building social and economic bonds in their local communities through the performing arts. 
SC 15Commending the 2007 Yankton Gazelles' High School Competitive Dance Team for making history by winning the first state title of South Dakota high school competitive dance. 
SC 16Recognizing 2007 as the Year of the Coaches at Scotland High School. 
SC 17Honoring an outstanding South Dakota baseball enthusiast and family man Clement C. Fejfar of Tabor, South Dakota, for his unwavering commitment to his country, family, and community. 
SC 18Commending and honoring the 2007 Habitat for Humanity—South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year: Laurie Shelton, Huron, Beadle County Habitat for Humanity; Barbara Garcia and Mayor Jim Shaw, Rapid City, Black Hills Area Habitat for Humanity; Steve Helling, Brookings, Brookings Area Habitat for Humanity; Melanie Urich, Dacotah Tipis Habitat for Humanity; Rita Edwards, Madison, East Central SD Habitat for Humanity; Harry Kittams, Sioux Falls, Greater Sioux Falls Habitat for Humanity; Doris Holden, Pierre, Oahe Habitat for Humanity; First Financial Bank USA, Okiciyapi Tipi Habitat for Humanity; Clint Waara, Pierre, Sicangu Tikaga Okiciyapi Habitat for Humanity; Thomas Burns, Watertown, Watertown Region Habitat for Humanity; Barb Mechtenberg, Habitat for Humanity of Yankton County; Sicangu Takaga Okiciyapi Habitat for Humanity, Habitat for Humanity Midwest Resource Center; and StarMark, Sioux Falls, Habitat for Humanity—South Dakota, Inc. 
SC 19Honoring an outstanding South Dakota couple, Leonard and Mildred Cimpl, of Tabor, South Dakota, on receiving the Ben Black Elk Award which recognizes individuals who make outstanding contributions to South Dakota's tourism industry. 
SC 20Commending Joanie Johnson on her outstanding service to the South Dakota Legislature. 
SC 21Honoring the Patriot Guard Riders of South Dakota and their unwavering respect for those who risk their lives for America's freedom and security. 
SC 22Recognizing and congratulating the Rapid City Stevens High School Volleyball Team for winning the 2007 Class AA State Volleyball Championship. 
SC 23Commending and honoring the 2007-2008 Madison High School Lady Bulldogs Gymnastics Team for its fourteenth consecutive state championship title in Class A Gymnastics and for setting the national record for consecutive gymnastics state championships. 
SC 24Recognizing and commending the anniversary of the fiftieth annual Schmeckfest in Freeman, South Dakota. 
SC 25Recognizing and commending the Kuchen Festival in Delmont, South Dakota. 
SC 26Recognizing April 23, 2008, as Adopt a Library Day. 
SC 27Congratulating the Wagner High School Wrestling Team for winning the 2008 Class B State Wrestling Championship. 


Senate Concurrent Resolution

SCR 1Supporting the use of video cameras in state, tribal, and local law enforcement vehicles. 
SCR 2Urging Congress to provide additional funding for tribal historic preservation offices. 
SCR 3requesting all state agencies and all local governments which subsidize new business development in the state to require certain benefitting businesses to pay a living wage and to provide adequate health benefits to its employees. 
SCR 4Urging the United State Congress to remove Section 132 from the College Opportunity and Affordability Act of 2007 before its final passage. 
SCR 5Urging the Midwest Independent System Operator to reconsider its pricing methodology with respect to certain energy transmission costs. 
SCR 6Recognizing the Boys and Girls Clubs of the South Dakota Alliance and commending the individuals, communities, and tribes that financially support the clubs. 
SCR 7Petitioning the United States Congress to repeal the REAL ID Act. 
SCR 8Opposing efforts in Congress to expand the jurisdiction of the federal Clean Water Act by revising the terms "navigable waters" and "waters of the United States". 
SCR 9Urging the use of market-driven upstream carbon offset programs in the development of regional carbon trading systems. 
SCR 10Urging the Congress and the President of the United States to restore funding for the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System. 
SCR 11Commending youth mentoring programs across the state. 
SCR 12Recognizing the United States of America Women's Olympic Softball Team. 
SCR 13Opposing the development of the NAFTA Superhighway. 
SCR 14Requesting the Governor, the Commissioner of School and Public Lands, the Department of Game, Fish and Parks, and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to develop a system of managing and maintaining the state-owned dams. 
SCR 15Urging Congress to oppose efforts to restrict the harvest, processing, transportation, and export of horses. 


Senate Joint Resolution

SJR 1Proposing a constitutional amendment to eliminate term limits for legislators. 
SJR 2To propose a constitutional amendment to repeal the right to work provisions of the State Constitution.