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Representative Paula Hawks

Prime Sponsor

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HB 1198 allow certain opportunity scholarship recipients who graduate early to use the remainder of their scholarship award for graduate studies.
HB 1207 provide for net metering for certain renewable energy systems.
HB 1240 provide for the practice of cosmetology services in certain venues outside of a licensed salon.
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.
SB 202 provide for the creation of a pilot program for public charter schools.

Co Sponsor

Bill Title
HB 1064 provide for certain methods of disbursement for school district flexible spending accounts.
HB 1067 designate POW/MIA Recognition Day as a working holiday.
HB 1080 include certain speeding offenses in the point system for traffic violations for the purposes of driver license records.
HB 1084 designate Purple Heart Recognition Day as a working holiday.
HB 1086 revise certain provisions relating to the publication of certain records by cooperatives.
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 1130 define certain terms relating to bail bonds.
HB 1131 revise the property exempted from levy in bankruptcy cases.
HB 1140 revise the schedule for payment of excise taxes for farm wineries.
HB 1142 promote patient choice in selecting health care providers.
HB 1145 provide that road-killed animals are in the public domain and to provide the means of possession.
HB 1146 prohibit private trapping by conservation officers and certain Game, Fish and Parks employees.
HB 1147 transfer the administration and supervision of all trapping statutes and rules to the Department of Agriculture.
HB 1148 revise certain provisions relating to the checking of traps and removal of caught animals.
HB 1149 revise and clarify requirements relating to limits of small game and fish taken by small game hunting parties and fishing parties.
HB 1154 lower the state sales and use tax on certain food items and to increase the rate of taxation for the sales and use tax on certain goods and services.
HB 1156 revise certain provisions concerning nonresident waterfowl licenses.
HB 1180 allow veterans to receive credit for certain military training and experience.
HB 1182 provide for the licensure and regulation of private detectives.
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 1187 provide alternative brand inspection procedures for certain rodeo livestock.
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 1219 amend the benefit allowance exempt from levy in bankruptcy cases.
HB 1221 provide for the establishment and maintenance of a state veterans and public servants cemetery and memorial park.
HB 1241 require certain food packaging to be labeled if the packaging contains bisphenol A.
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 1019 Recognizing and honoring the South Dakota Arthritis Foundation for its efforts to raise awareness and work towards the prevention and cure of arthritis in children and adults.
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 1024 Commending and congratulating Bridger Gordon, age twelve, of Whitewood on achieving national recognition for exemplary volunteer service by receiving a 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Award.
HC 1027 Honoring Hannah Higdon of Dupree, South Dakota, as a distinguished finalist for a Prudential Spirit of Community Award.
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 1073 Commending and honoring the 2012 Boys Track State AA Champions of Washington High School, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for their outstanding athletic performance.
HC 1074 Honoring members of the 1600 meter relay, the 3200 meter relay, and the 1600 meter spirit medley from Washington High School.
HC 1075 Congratulating and commending the Washington High School Football Team for winning the 2012 State AA Football Championship.
HC 1076 Commending and honoring the 2012 South Dakota Varsity A Softball Champions of Sioux Falls Washington High School for their outstanding athletic performance.
HC 1077 Commending and honoring the 2012 Competitive Dance State AA Champions of Sioux Falls Washington High School for their outstanding athletic performance.
HC 1078 Commending and honoring the National Merit Semifinalists Adam Bierstedt, Zach Bierstedt, Dylan Ensz, Emily Kaufman, Alexis Medima, Charles Mogan, Morgan Nelson, Rachel Nevin, Charles Point, Martha Vandenoever, and Bryant Yang of Sioux Falls Lincoln High School for their outstanding academic achievements.
HC 1079 Commending and honoring the 2012 Boys Tennis Team State Champions of Sioux Falls Washington High School for their outstanding athletic performance.
HC 1080 Honoring Katie Johnson of the Sioux Falls Washington High School Warriors Softball Team.
HC 1081 Congratulating and honoring Daniel Schmidtman as a recipient of the Prudential Spirit of Community Award.
HC 1082 Commending and honoring Angela Nieman on her Lifetime Achievement award for Dance.
HC 1083 Commending and honoring the 2012 South Dakota Boys State Class AA High School State Golf Champions of Sioux Falls Lincoln High School for their outstanding athletic performance.
HC 1084 Honoring the Sioux Falls Lincoln High School Patriot Marching Band for representing the Upper Midwest at the Rose Bowl Parade.
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 1088 Commending and honoring the 2012 Boys Cross Country State Class AA Champions of Sioux Falls Lincoln High School for their outstanding athletic performance.
HC 1089 Honoring Sioux Falls Washington Warriors debate team members, Katlyn Powers and Jordan Simundson.
HC 1090 Honoring Katie Johnson, Kathleen Meredith, Michaela Mayer, and Emily Winckler from the Sioux Falls Washington High School Warriors Softball Team.
HC 1091 Honoring Devon O'Farrell from Washington High School for a state wrestling championship.
HC 1092 Honoring David Potratz from Washington High School for his state wrestling championship.
HC 1093 Commending and honoring Kari Heck on her outstanding 2012 track and field season for Sioux Falls Washington High School.
HC 1094 Honoring Nathan Gerry, Alex Waddell, and Christian Parker from Washington High School for their first place finishes at the 2012 Boys State Class AA Track Meet.
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 1005 Recognizing November 2013 as COPD Awareness Month.
HCR 1007 endorsing Taiwan's participation as an observer in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and the twenty-ninth anniversary of sister state relations with the Province of Taiwan in the Republic of China (Taiwan).
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.
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.
HR 1002 Urging the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs to be proactive in facilitating the development of a South Dakota Veterans cemetery in eastern South Dakota and in working with the South Dakota Department of Human Resources to ensure that South Dakota veterans are afforded state employment opportunities.
SB 70 improve public safety.
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 139 regulate certain market activity in a health exchange.
SB 143 revise certain provisions regarding informational directional signing on the interstate right-of-way.
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 168 require that newborns be screened for congenital heart defects.
SB 171 establish the crime of aggravated cruelty to dogs, cats, and horses and to provide certain criminal and civil penalties therefor.
SB 172 temporarily increase the state sales and use tax and to declare an emergency.
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 185 clarify the authority of the interim rules review committee.
SB 191 increase state aid to education and revise certain provisions related to education funding.
SB 193 revise the per student allocation in the state aid to general education formula.
SB 195 revise the distribution of the wind energy tax.
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 214 prohibit certain unfair or discriminatory practices based on veteran or military status.
SB 215 provide procedures by which adopted persons may obtain their original birth certificates.
SB 225 prohibit a person from keeping or maintaining a place allowing underage drinking and to provide penalties therefor.
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 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 2 Commending Principal Dan Walsh for his years of service in education in South Dakota.
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 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 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.
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).
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