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Senator Chuck Welke

Prime Sponsor

Bill Title
SB 227 revise provisions relating to the possession of firearms on snowmobiles.
SB 228 enhance the Public Utilities Commission.
SC 10 Commending and honoring the Warner Monarch Girls Volleyball Team on their 2012 Class B State Championship.
SC 15 Honoring the Kopriva family of Clark County as the 2012 Leopold Conservation Award recipient.
HC 1072 Recognizing Representative Burt Tulson for his personal achievements and congratulating him on his induction into the South Dakota Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame.
HJR 1001 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article III, section 5 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to legislative redistricting.

Co Sponsor

Bill Title
SB 78 revise certain provisions relating to medical requirements for intrastate drivers transporting passengers and to update certain references to federal statutes.
SB 83 designate Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day as a working holiday.
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 94 prohibit a social host from permitting the underage consumption of alcoholic beverages on the social host's premises and to provide penalties therefor.
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 139 regulate certain market activity in a health exchange.
SB 153 clarify, remove inconsistencies from, and revise certain provisions relating to the formation and operation of watershed districts.
SB 158 provide for the funding of educational programs for children in residential treatment centers, intensive residential treatment centers, or licensed group care centers.
SB 159 revise the state aid to general education formula by including an adjustment for students with limited English proficiency.
SB 169 provide for the assignment of insurance payments for ambulance service providers.
SB 184 revise the number of ownership acres necessary to qualify for certain big game hunting licenses to be used on a landowner's property.
SB 191 increase state aid to education and revise certain provisions related to education funding.
SB 196 revise the index factor in the state aid to general education and state aid to special education formulas.
SB 199 exempt certain property used for educational purposes from taxation.
SB 202 provide for the creation of a pilot program for public charter schools.
SB 213 require certain opportunity scholarship recipients to reside in South Dakota for five years following graduation from postsecondary education.
SB 214 prohibit certain unfair or discriminatory practices based on veteran or military status.
SB 218 establish a program to assist rural counties to recruit attorneys.
SB 221 revise certain penalties relating to the possession of marijuana.
SB 225 prohibit a person from keeping or maintaining a place allowing underage drinking and to provide penalties therefor.
SB 229 make an appropriation for the purpose of providing funding for career and technical education.
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 11 Acknowledging the Deubrook Area High School Football Team for winning the 2012 State 9AA Football 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 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.
SC 16 Commending and honoring Gale Lundberg on his retirement from teaching and coaching for fifty years in South Dakota schools.
SC 18 Commending and honoring Parker Elementary School for receiving the National Blue Ribbon Award.
SC 19 Commending and honoring the White River Tigers Boys Basketball Team for its 2012 State Class B Basketball Championship.
SC 20 Commending and honoring the White River Tigers Boys Gold Team on being champions of the 2012 Boys State Class B Golf Tournament.
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 29 Honoring Courtney Peterson of Sisseton, South Dakota, as the recipient of the 2012 Miss Rodeo America First Runner-up Award.
SC 31 Honoring Helen Graslie for her years of service for the South Dakota State University chapter of the Alpha Gamma Rho men's agricultural fraternity.
SCR 1 Urging action by Congress on agricultural issues and the federal farm bill.
SCR 3 Urging the members of the South Dakota Congressional delegation to sponsor and support legislation granting states the authority to require sellers, regardless of nexus, to collect sales and use taxes if certain tax simplification and streamlining thresholds are met by the states.
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.
SCR 6 Requesting the Congress of the United States to enact legislation that would reinstate the separation of commercial and investment banking functions that were in effect under the Glass-Steagall Act (Banking Act of 1933).
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 1064 provide for certain methods of disbursement for school district flexible spending accounts.
HB 1065 allow student midwives to practice the functions of a nurse practitioner or nurse midwife in certain instances.
HB 1066 continue the current rate of the gross receipts tax imposed on visitor-related businesses.
HB 1081 specify the duration of certain municipal appointments.
HB 1082 revise certain provisions concerning the designation of official newspapers for municipalities.
HB 1085 revise certain provisions concerning the notice given to municipalities and counties for bingo games and lotteries.
HB 1089 require statewide livestock ownership inspection.
HB 1090 exempt certain amateur sports coaches from sales tax.
HB 1101 revise certain provisions relating to public employee grievance procedures.
HB 1117 revise the definition of a temporary special events lot for the purposes of vehicle dealer licensing.
HB 1119 establish a school-to-work grant program in the Department of Education and to make an appropriation therefor.
HB 1120 allow regional intergovernmental cooperation for sewer utilities and to provide for the establishment of rates and charges.
HB 1121 require the publication of information on the number of veterans and veterans with service-connected disabilities employed by South Dakota state government.
HB 1122 revise certain requirements relating to health insurance plans for county officers and employees.
HB 1146 prohibit private trapping by conservation officers and certain Game, Fish and Parks employees.
HB 1148 revise certain provisions relating to the checking of traps and removal of caught animals.
HB 1151 extend general immunity from liability for directors and officers of certain nonprofit fire and ambulance departments and to limit certain actions for personal injury or death.
HB 1155 require that the state mileage rate not differ from the current federal mileage rate by more than twenty percent.
HB 1159 revise certain provisions relating to identity theft and employment.
HB 1164 establish a classroom innovation grant program and to make an appropriation therefor.
HB 1166 reward teachers in school districts that have a low percentage of graduates in need of remediation upon entering higher education, and to make an appropriation therefor.
HB 1180 allow veterans to receive credit for certain military training and experience.
HB 1197 provide for historical motor vehicle license plates and special personalized historical vehicle license plates for certain motor vehicles.
HB 1213 provide a reduced amount of state aid to education funding to certain school districts with a fall enrollment of less than one hundred.
HB 1214 expand Medicaid eligibility for pregnant women and to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency.
HB 1216 prohibit computer damage, computer theft, and unauthorized computer access and provide penalties therefor.
HB 1221 provide for the establishment and maintenance of a state veterans and public servants cemetery and memorial park.
HB 1229 require municipalities to dedicate a portion of the municipal sales and use tax to support the funding of tax incremental districts.
HB 1239 appropriate money to the Board of Regents for the purpose of funding increased employee health insurance costs, and to declare an emergency.
HB 1241 require certain food packaging to be labeled if the packaging contains bisphenol A.
HB 1245 provide civil immunity for school board members in certain situations.
HB 1246 authorize certain pesticide applicators to apply pesticide on their own property.
HB 1248 allow assisted living centers to accept and retain residents with dementia.
HC 1005 Commending and honoring the 2012 Habitat for Humanity - South Dakota Habitat Supporters 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 1020 Honoring the memory of Don Hight.
HC 1021 Honoring and commemorating the fifty-fifth anniversary in 2013 of the annual Schmeckfest in Freeman, South Dakota.
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 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 1063 Recognizing the fortieth anniversary of the 1973 occupation of Wounded Knee.
HC 1067 Honoring Hartman Katz, Reagan Francom, and Matt Halter of the Huron High School Wrestling Team for participating in the 2013 State Class A Wrestling Tournament.
HC 1068 Honoring and commending Pace Douglas Clayton for his military service to the United States of America.
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.
HC 1086 Honoring Colton Fryer of Aberdeen, South Dakota, for selflessness and good sportsmanship.
HC 1087 Commending and honoring Homes Are Possible Inc. for constructing its one hundredth house.
HC 1095 Honoring Calder Eschenbaum from Lake Preston High School.
HC 1096 Honoring Amanda Poppen from DeSmet High School.
HC 1098 Honoring Eugene Martin from DeSmet High School for his back to back state wrestling titles.
HCR 1001 in opposition to certain actions by animal rights groups to undermine agricultural producers.
HCR 1003 Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial relationship with the United States and with 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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