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Senator J. Mark Johnston

Prime Sponsor

Bill Title
SB 84 create the South Dakota Athletic Commission and to provide for the supervision of boxing, kickboxing, mixed martial arts competitions and sparring exhibitions in the state.
SB 96 exempt certain school districts from the requirement to reorganize due to low enrollment.
SB 119 ensure freedom of media coverage of high school activities.
SB 202 provide for the creation of a pilot program for public charter schools.
SC 3 Commending and honoring the 2011-2012 outstanding school administrators of South Dakota: Bob Sittig, Baltic, School Superintendent; Jeff Rieckman, Haakon, Middle School Principal; Marcia Jackson, Hot Springs, School Business Official; Tim Kosters, Lead-Deadwood, Elementary School Principal; Rocky Brinkman, Andes Central, Secondary School Principal; Melinda Jensen, Brookings, Assistant Secondary School Principal; Tanya Rasmussen, Harrisburg, Curriculum Director; Chrissy Peterson, Meade, Director of Special Education for being named
SC 14 honoring Molly Hermann of Sturgis, South Dakota Girls State Governor and Ty Wiley 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.
HB 1120 allow regional intergovernmental cooperation for sewer utilities and to provide for the establishment of rates and charges.
HB 1133 establish an innovation grant program for school districts and to make an appropriation therefor.
HCR 1003 Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota.

Co Sponsor

Bill Title
SB 3 require the reporting of the outcomes of certain licensure and certification examinations.
SB 4 require the Department of Labor and Regulation to determine certain job placement outcomes for graduates of all public postsecondary education institutions in the state.
SB 5 establish the public purpose and goals of postsecondary education, to provide for the funding of higher education, and to create the Council on Higher Education Policy Goals, Performance, and Accountability.
SB 70 improve public safety.
SB 85 revise certain provisions regarding the production incentive payment available to ethanol producers.
SB 89 limit the liability of retail dealers in petroleum products under certain conditions.
SB 92 provide for the repair of property that has sustained damage when the materials are no longer available in the marketplace.
SB 93 revise certain provisions concerning requirements of fire sprinklers in single family dwellings.
SB 99 revise the term used to refer to the imposition of an additional property tax levy for raising revenue for school districts.
SB 100 establish a wine direct shipper permit and to provide for certain direct shipments of wine.
SB 111 amend provisions of the Uniform Commercial Code relating to electronic funds transfers and to declare an emergency.
SB 125 provide for the award of joint physical custody of children under certain circumstances.
SB 127 revise certain provisions concerning the health and educational facilities authority.
SB 139 regulate certain market activity in a health exchange.
SB 142 prohibit the use of certain handheld electronic wireless devices for electronic messaging while driving and to prohibit conflicting municipal regulations.
SB 147 revise certain provisions relating to domestic abuse and protection orders.
SB 159 revise the state aid to general education formula by including an adjustment for students with limited English proficiency.
SB 168 require that newborns be screened for congenital heart defects.
SB 176 appropriate money to the South Dakota Board of Regents - Agricultural Experiment Station to implement a research investment program.
SB 188 make an appropriation to fund the Teach for America grant program.
SB 191 increase state aid to education and revise certain provisions related to education funding.
SB 206 revise certain provisions relating to liability and to worker's compensation and disability payments for law enforcement officers performing duties in other jurisdictions.
SB 207 make certain legislative findings concerning federal infringement on Second Amendment rights.
SB 230 equalize certain levies for the general fund of school districts.
SB 233 create the critical teaching needs scholarship program, to make an appropriation to the education enhancement trust fund to provide for the annual funding of the scholarships, and to declare an emergency.
SB 236 appropriate money to the Board of Regents to fund the expansion of information systems programs and cyber security programs at Dakota State University, and to declare an emergency.
SB 237 appropriate funds for deposit into the need-based grant fund, to provide for annual funding of the need-based grant fund with a portion of the funds received from the education enhancement trust fund, and to declare an emergency.
SC 1 Honoring Bethold (Bert) Fried on his 90th birthday.
SC 5 Commending and congratulating Colton Manville, Trevor Mahoney, and Dean Laganiere, students at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, for qualifying for the Olympics of Computer Science which will take place in Russia.
SC 8 Honoring Harold Thune and Jerald Applebee of Murdo for their individual accomplishments, as well as their efforts and involvement with the Annual Jones County Invitational Basketball Tournament.
SC 10 Commending and honoring the Warner Monarch Girls Volleyball Team on their 2012 Class B State Championship.
SC 12 Commending and honoring the Parker State Class B Boys Cross Country Champions.
SC 13 Honoring the crew of North Carolina Air National Guard, MAFFS (Modular Airborne FireFighting System) 7, 145th Airlift Wing, Charlotte, North Carolina.
SC 16 Commending and honoring Gale Lundberg on his retirement from teaching and coaching for fifty years in South Dakota schools.
SC 22 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days Festivities on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary on June 20, 21, and 22, 2013.
SC 32 Honoring Paige McPherson for winning a bronze medal in Taekwondo during the 2012 summer Olympic Games.
SCR 5 Commending the Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG) pilot program at Wagner Community School, and honoring Sage Zephier for delivering the student address for the JAG National Leadership Awards Luncheon in Washington.
SR 1 endorsing the induction of Tom C. Miller into the PRCA Rodeo Hall of Fame.
SR 2 Commending the Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG) pilot program at Wagner Community School, and honoring Sage Zephier for delivering the student address for the JAG National Leadership Awards Luncheon in Washington, D.C.
HB 1066 continue the current rate of the gross receipts tax imposed on visitor-related businesses.
HB 1084 designate Purple Heart Recognition Day as a working holiday.
HB 1098 require the Legislature to approve bonds for lease purchase agreements with the four postsecondary technical institutes, and to approve bonds for lease purchase agreements with Western Dakota Technical Institute and Southeast Technical Institute.
HB 1141 revise certain provisions regarding certain motor vehicle dealer license plates and permits.
HB 1153 exempt certain environmental upgrade values from assessment during construction and to provide a sunset clause for the environmental upgrade exemption.
HB 1172 appropriate one-time funds for enhancement of secondary career and technical education.
HB 1180 allow veterans to receive credit for certain military training and experience.
HB 1183 establish a pilot program that uses home-based educational technology to prepare certain preschool children for school, and to make an appropriation therefor.
HB 1188 provide for the ascertainment of whether a mentally ill person is dangerous and, if so, to rescind his or her right to bear arms, and to provide penalties for violation thereof.
HB 1215 limit the authority of delegates to a limited constitutional convention to vote for unauthorized amendments contrary to legislative instructions and to provide a penalty for the violation thereof.
HB 1221 provide for the establishment and maintenance of a state veterans and public servants cemetery and memorial park.
HC 1001 Commending and honoring Specialist James Furry for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Soldier of the Year.
HC 1002 Commending and honoring Sergeant Jacob Vissia for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Noncommissioned Officer of the Year.
HC 1003 Commending and honoring Chief Warrant Officer Four Kenneth Schoenfelder for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Warrant Officer of the Year.
HC 1004 Commending and honoring First Lieutenant Cody Becker for his selection as South Dakota Army National Guard Lieutenant of the Year.
HC 1005 Commending and honoring the 2012 Habitat for Humanity - South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year.
HC 1011 Commending and honoring Senior Master Sergeant James D. Volden for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year.
HC 1012 Commending and honoring Senior Airman Jared S. Mengenhausen for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Airman of the Year.
HC 1013 Commending and honoring Captain Nicole Franklin for her selection as South Dakota Air National Guard Lieutenant of the Year for 2012.
HC 1014 Commending and honoring Technical Sergeant Thomas N. Tomko for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Noncommissioned Officer of the Year.
HC 1015 Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team as National BB Gun Champions.
HC 1017 Commending and honoring the 2011-2012 Girls AA Mitchell High School Kernel Basketball Team for winning the State AA Girls Basketball Championship.
HC 1022 Honoring the South Dakota Department of Agriculture for one hundred ten years of promoting, protecting, preserving, and improving South Dakota's agriculture for today and tomorrow.
HC 1023 Honoring Daniel Schmidtman as a recipient of the 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Award.
HC 1025 Recognizing Saturday, July 27, 2013, as the National Day of the American Cowboy.
HC 1056 Honoring those persons who encourage children to read and those children who participate in the Read Across America Program that builds awareness and supports reading programs in our homes and communities.
HC 1070 Honoring the memory of Milo Smith.
HC 1085 Honoring and thanking Bernie and Myrna Hunhoff and their family for the contributions of South Dakota Magazine to the state of South Dakota.
HCR 1005 Recognizing November 2013 as COPD Awareness Month.
HCR 1011 Encouraging pedestrians and bicyclists to wear brightly colored clothing when using a public highway and for motorists to watch for pedestrians and bicyclists.
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