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Senator Arthur L. Rusch

Prime Sponsor

Bill Title
SB 32 codify legislation enacted in 2015.
SB 94 repeal the death penalty.
SB 98 revise and repeal certain provisions regarding pork production.
SB 116 remove any reference to land ownership being a requirement for participation in any actions pertaining to the creation of or withdrawal from a water development district.
SCR 1 To show support for family caregivers.
HB 1055 clarify that a gift of real property does not require a disclosure statement.
HB 1058 revise the procedure for recovery of abandoned mineral interests.
HB 1059 revise provisions related to the garnishment of debts and property.
HB 1062 permit an order changing the name of a minor child without prior publication in certain instances.
HB 1063 revise provisions regarding required notice of relocation of a minor child when a protection order is in place.
HB 1068 revise provisions related to the conversion of nonprofit corporations.
HB 1105 give the court discretion to grant a continuance of a protection order in certain situations.
HB 1108 revise certain municipal special assessment provisions and to provide for exclusion of territory from municipalities.
HB 1183 revise certain provisions regarding the jurisdiction of magistrate courts to issue protection orders.
HB 1187 allow the Office of the Secretary of State to refuse to file certain documents.
HB 1190 enhance customer convenience in firearms transactions, improve public safety, and provide for the issuance of an additional concealed pistol permit.
HB 1219 revise certain provisions concerning adverse possession of certain real property.
HB 1237 adopt the Uniform Power of Attorney Act.
HC 1005 Honoring the fifth anniversary of Operation Black Hills Cabin, and recognizing the board of directors, volunteers, and community leaders as outstanding caretakers of those who served.

Co Sponsor

Bill Title
SB 58 revise certain restrictions for the use of night-vision equipment for hunting under certain conditions.
SB 72 prohibit the abortion of an unborn child who is capable of experiencing pain and to provide a penalty therefor.
SB 73 clarify certain provisions regarding open meetings.
SB 75 establish a grant program for adult community residential services designed to reduce the risk of recidivism, to provide a report to the Legislature, to make an appropriation therefor, and declare an emergency.
SB 79 expand the list of professionals authorized to perform certain examinations required for a plea of guilty but mentally ill.
SB 96 revise the expense reimbursement for members of the Board of Pardons and Paroles.
SB 97 provide for the automatic removal of all petty offenses, municipal ordinance violations, and Class 2 misdemeanor charges or convictions from background check records after ten years under certain conditions.
SB 107 clarify certain safety zone restrictions on hunting.
SB 114 make an appropriation for certain costs related to the commissioning of the USS South Dakota and to declare an emergency.
SB 129 establish certain suicide awareness and prevention training requirements for certain school employees based on the Jason Flatt Act.
SB 130 require the processing of sexual assault exam kits.
SB 138 authorize the construction of a nursing home facility in Rosebud, South Dakota.
SB 140 eliminate life sentences for defendants under the age of eighteen at the time of the crime.
SB 142 authorize certain disclosures of mental health information to law enforcement.
SB 154 provide a penalty for fleeing from a law enforcement officer.
SB 157 provide additional regulations for commercial breeding operations.
SB 159 provide a tax credit to insurance companies that contribute to an organization providing educational scholarships to certain students.
SB 168 revise provisions related to human trafficking and to provide a penalty therefor.
SC 1 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its sixty-eighth anniversary on June 16, 17, and 18, 2016.
SC 6 Honoring Allyson Monson of Clark, South Dakota, Girls State Governor, and Andrew Flannery of Elk Point, 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 7 Commending and honoring the 2015 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year.
SC 8 Commending and honoring the 2015 Madison High School Bulldogs Football Team and the students and staff involved in the football program.
SC 9 Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary.
SC 10 Recognizing and honoring the South Dakota Arts Council on its fiftieth anniversary of serving South Dakotans and our communities through the arts.
SC 17 Honoring Laurie Visser as South Dakota's 2016 Mother of the Year.
HB 1056 revise certain provisions relating to the veterans' preference in employment.
HB 1067 promote quality, competition, and freedom of choice in the health insurance market place.
HB 1075 revise the area for certain open units where nonresident waterfowl licenses are issued.
HB 1082 codify the list of navigable streams requiring gates.
HB 1091 establish certain requirements regarding insurance for vehicles used to provide rides for a transportation network company and to exempt vehicles used to provide these rides from certain commercial licensing requirements.
HB 1093 revise certain provisions that prohibit a defendant from contacting a victim before a court appearance.
HB 1094 increase the commercial fertilizer inspection fee for purposes of fertilizer-related research and education and to create the Nutrient Research and Education Council to promote such research and education.
HB 1123 require the Department of Health to include certain information regarding the inspection of an abortion facility on the department's website.
HB 1125 limit the ability of a person to obtain a concealed pistol permit related to the restoration of civil rights and to declare an emergency.
HB 1132 require the submission of sexual assault kits for testing.
HB 1133 require that a risk assessment is completed and reviewed before the release of a person charged with certain domestic crimes.
HB 1135 establish venue for certain actions arising out of real property lease agreements.
HB 1140 revise certain provisions regarding county zoning.
HB 1149 provide authority to establish a special purpose district for recreational purposes.
HB 1150 revise certain provisions concerning the property tax exemption provided to local industrial development corporations.
HB 1155 prohibit a state board member from self-dealing in certain contracts with the state.
HB 1157 require that a doctor provide a woman additional information as a part of informed consent prior to performing an abortion.
HB 1163 revise the periods of time during which veterans may use tuition benefits at institutions under the control of the Board of Regents.
HB 1166 revise certain provisions regarding the penalty for identity theft while using an unauthorized credit card.
HB 1168 allow students to participate in sexuality education with parental permission.
HB 1211 require statewide livestock ownership inspection.
HB 1212 revise requirements related to pregnancy help centers.
HB 1230 require lights on certain animal-drawn vehicles while operating on a highway.
HB 1242 authorize certain persons to request a security freeze on the credit report of a protected consumer.
HB 1244 revise provisions related to the sex offender registry
HC 1007 Recognizing Sabrina Swee for her excellence and achievements in the area of culinary arts.
HC 1012 Recognizing and honoring the bravery of South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Zachary Bader.
HC 1015 Honoring Danika Gordon for the outstanding honor of being named one of the top two youth volunteers in South Dakota in the twenty-first annual Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.
HC 1021 Recognizing Jean Benson for her achievements as head coach for the Chester Area Flyers Volleyball Team.
HCR 1002 Supporting the selection of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter beddown at Joe Foss Field, 114th Fighter Wing, South Dakota Air National Guard.
HCR 1005 Urging the federal government to refrain from enacting regulations that threaten the reliability and affordability of electric power in the northern great plains.
HCR 1008 Urging Congress to support and to ask the United States Secretary of State to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline project.
HCR 1017 Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial and mutually beneficial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota.
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