Representative Kent Juhnke — 2008


Picture of Representative Kent Juhnke

Party: Republican
Term: New Member
District: 21
Counties: Bon Homme, Charles Mix, Gregory, Tripp
Occupation: Farmer/Rancher


Session Committees

Commerce and EnergyMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 464 
TaxationMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 414 

Interim Committees

Dept. of Game, Fish & Parks ReviewMember 
State-Tribal RelationsChair 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1127establish a loan repayment program for veterinarians and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1259make an appropriation for the detection and prevention of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome. 
SB 10include Dakota and Nakota with certain requirements for instruction in the Lakota language. 
SB 74appropriate funds for the repair of the Lake Wanalain Dam. 
SB 76make an appropriation to support the South Dakota Hall of Fame. 
SB 152increase the biennial pesticide registration fee and to revise its allocation for the weed and pest fund. 
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. 
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. 

Co Sponsor

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 1112revise certain provisions related to the direction, supervision, and registration fees for veterinary technicians. 
HB 1123establish a state renewable and recycled energy objective and to provide certain reporting requirements. 
HB 1160add a portion of roadway in Mellette County to the state trunk highway system as a part of Highway 63. 
HB 1164authorize the purchase or lease of computer hardware and software through the general fund of school districts. 
HB 1173revise certain provisions pertaining to the effect of suspended impositions of sentence on parole eligibility of certain offenders. 
HB 1181revise certain provisions concerning information related to the assessment of property that is to be provided by the director of equalization. 
HB 1183establish a lifetime combination small game and fishing license and authorize the Game, Fish and Parks Commission to promulgate rules. 
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 1228revise certain provisions related to bow hunting methods used by persons who are disabled or physically incapacitated. 
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 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 1287permit taxing districts to revise the base amount of revenue payable from property taxes. 
HC 1003Honoring Brittany Davis of Waubay as the 2008 South Dakota Snow Queen. 
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 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 1024Honoring Toby Flint of Brookings as a recipient of a 2008 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
HC 1035Honoring Sarah Thvedt as a distinguished finalist for the Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
HC 1037Commending and honoring Casimir Ziolkowski for pushing forward with his father's dream of the Crazy Horse Memorial. 
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 1005To declare March 29, 2008, as Vietnam Veterans Day, in South Dakota. 
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. 
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. 
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 96provide for the issuance of landowner-sponsored big game hunting licenses. 
SB 111extend the prohibition of road hunting of big game to include hunting using certain additional weapons. 
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 123provide for certain requirements for the sale and purchase of nonferrous metal property. 
SB 133require that any adult arrested for a qualifying offense provide a DNA sample. 
SB 167make an appropriation to the railroad trust fund to enhance certain railroad facilities. 
SB 174revise certain provisions relating to the exercise of eminent domain by railroads. 
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 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 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. 
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 11Honoring an outstanding South Dakota newspaperman, Ralph Nachtigal for his numerous contributions to the state of South Dakota and the newspaper industry. 
SC 14Commending the Stratford Community Theatre and its many volunteers for building social and economic bonds in their local communities through the performing arts. 
SCR 12Recognizing the United States of America Women's Olympic Softball Team. 
SCR 13Opposing the development of the NAFTA Superhighway. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled