Representative Ryan P. Olson — 2008


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Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 24
Counties: Hughes, Hyde, Stanley, Sully
Occupation: Farmer/Rancher


Session Committees

EducationMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 413 
TaxationVice-Chair TTh 7:45 AM Room 464 

Interim Committees

Highway Needs and FinancingMember 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1312change the South Dakota virtual high school to the South Dakota virtual school. 
HB 1313prohibit the use of certain electronic communication devices to communicate threats and harassment and to provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1314authorize the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to sell and convey real and personal property located at the Spring Creek Recreation Area and to declare an emergency. 
HC 1021Commending and honoring Blunt Elementary School for receiving the United States Department of Education Blue Ribbon School Award. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1008update and revise certain provisions relating to the Abstracters' Board of Examiners. 
HB 1009revise provisions relating to persons engaged in the business of money transmission. 
HB 1123establish a state renewable and recycled energy objective and to provide certain reporting requirements. 
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 1182revise certain provisions related to property tax assessments for elderly and disabled persons. 
HB 1183establish a lifetime combination small game and fishing license and authorize the Game, Fish and Parks Commission to promulgate rules. 
HB 1251authorize the Board of Regents to acquire land for the Higher Education Center--West River. 
HB 1258require that certain gift certificates conspicuously disclose information regarding fees and expiration dates. 
HB 1281permit municipalities and counties to assess surcharges against intoxicated persons responsible for certain expenditures of local resources. 
HB 1288allow any school district that qualifies for both the declining enrollment allowance and the growing enrollment payment in the same fiscal year to only benefit from the one that provides the most additional funding to the district. 
HB 1289revise the state aid formula by limiting the declining enrollment allowance to only those school districts that lose at least ten students from one year to the next. 
HB 1291allow students who have dyslexia to receive special education or special education and related services. 
HB 1306allow certain students to participate in the opportunity scholarship program under certain circumstances. 
HC 1002Honoring Louie Krogman of White River, South Dakota, for setting the all-time scoring record for South Dakota boys' high school basketball. 
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 1009Honoring Drew Carroll for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. 
HC 1010Honoring Drew Whitney for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. 
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 1005To declare March 29, 2008, as Vietnam Veterans Day, in South Dakota. 
HCR 1009Supporting full funding, at the federal level, for immigration and custom enforcement officers for the detention of persons who have been determined to be in South Dakota illegally and have been reported to them by local law enforcement officers. 
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. 
SB 107authorize county special assessments for certain improvements, maintenance, and repair to roadways in unorganized townships. 
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. 
SC 8Recognizing and congratulating the Scotland Highlander Football Team for winning the 2007 State Class 9A Football Championship. 
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 8Opposing efforts in Congress to expand the jurisdiction of the federal Clean Water Act by revising the terms "navigable waters" and "waters of the United States". 
SCR 12Recognizing the United States of America Women's Olympic Softball Team. 

Hearings

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