Representative Betty Olson — 2008


Picture of Representative Betty Olson

Party: Republican
Term: New Member
District: 28B
Counties: Butte, Harding, Perkins
Occupation: Rancher/EMT/Substitute Teacher


Session Committees

Health and Human ServicesMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 412 
Local GovernmentMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 414 

Interim Committees

Dept. of Game, Fish & Parks ReviewMember 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1140provide for the issuance without charge of certain big game licenses to resident active duty military personnel. 
HB 1171authorize the hunting of mountain lions as predator/varmints in certain areas of the state. 
HB 1208reimburse certain motorists involved in vehicle collisions with wildlife. 
SB 73make an appropriation to support the Sue T-Rex traveling exhibition. 

Co Sponsor

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 1136revise certain provisions regarding the registration of business names. 
HB 1137adopt the Model Registered Agents Act. 
HB 1142authorize additional off-sale retail liquor licenses in certain municipalities. 
HB 1147allow the small school adjustment in the state aid to education formula to increase in value each year based upon the per student allocation. 
HB 1155provide for the practice and regulation of licensed midwives. 
HB 1165prohibit certain immunizations from containing more than trace amounts of mercury. 
HB 1173revise certain provisions pertaining to the effect of suspended impositions of sentence on parole eligibility of certain offenders. 
HB 1176require statewide livestock ownership inspection. 
HB 1183establish a lifetime combination small game and fishing license and authorize the Game, Fish and Parks Commission to promulgate rules. 
HB 1193require abortion facilities to offer sonograms to pregnant women under certain circumstances. 
HB 1228revise certain provisions related to bow hunting methods used by persons who are disabled or physically incapacitated. 
HB 1229increase sales and use taxes, to dedicate the additional revenue for the purpose of property tax relief, and to create the county property tax relief fund. 
HB 1249allow the Department of Education to enter into certain enrollment agreements with the State of Nebraska. 
HB 1254create the facility equity fund to assist certain school districts with critical need for capital construction. 
HB 1258require that certain gift certificates conspicuously disclose information regarding fees and expiration dates. 
HB 1261regulate the right to carry a firearm on the campuses of public institutions of higher education. 
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 1264permit certain persons with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus to get an endorsement on a commercial driver license to drive a school bus. 
HB 1287permit taxing districts to revise the base amount of revenue payable from property taxes. 
HB 1295establish certain provisions regarding instruments filed with the register of deeds that may contain personally identifiable information. 
HB 1297provide a maximum finance charge for short-term consumer loans and title loans. 
HB 1305revise provisions related to a state animal identification program and to prohibit participation by the State of South Dakota in a national animal identification system. 
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 1011Honoring the life, character, and achievements of Chief David Beautiful Bald Eagle. 
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 1006 Urging that the delisting of gray wolves as a threatened or endangered species be extended to include all parts of South Dakota. 
HCR 1007Supporting the establishment of USDA-inspected horse processing plants in the State of 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. 
HJR 1002Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article XIV of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota to clarify which educational institutions are under the control of the Board of Regents. 
SB 64provide certain provisions regarding the regulation of recreational park trailers. 
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 97revise certain provisions regarding property condition disclosure statements. 
SB 104excuse certain elderly persons from jury duty upon request. 
SB 107authorize county special assessments for certain improvements, maintenance, and repair to roadways in unorganized townships. 
SB 110provide increased funding for the maintenance of state highways and roads by eliminating the tax differential between ethanol blends and motor fuel through an increase in the fuel excise tax rate on ethanol blends. 
SB 141prohibit certain acts of sexual penetration and contact between high school employees and students and to provide penalties therefor. 
SB 162revise certain provisions related to the confidentiality of certain geological reports. 
SB 167make an appropriation to the railroad trust fund to enhance certain railroad facilities. 
SB 168provide for the development and financing of certain wind energy projects by school districts. 
SB 170authorize a loan from the REDI fund for the purpose of constructing an equine processing facility. 
SB 172appropriate money to the Department of Public Safety to fund the South Dakota Highway Patrol. 
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 177revise certain provisions regarding the disposal of abandoned tenant's property left on leased residential premises. 
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 1Honoring and supporting Czech Days in Tabor, South Dakota, on the occasion of its sixtieth anniversary. 
SC 8Recognizing and congratulating the Scotland Highlander Football Team for winning the 2007 State Class 9A Football Championship. 
SC 10Honoring an outstanding South Dakota newspaperman, Wayne Bertrand, of Scotland, South Dakota, on his induction into the South Dakota Newspaper Hall of Fame. 
SC 11Honoring an outstanding South Dakota newspaperman, Ralph Nachtigal for his numerous contributions to the state of South Dakota and the newspaper industry. 
SC 21Honoring the Patriot Guard Riders of South Dakota and their unwavering respect for those who risk their lives for America's freedom and security. 
SC 24Recognizing and commending the anniversary of the fiftieth annual Schmeckfest in Freeman, South Dakota. 
SC 25Recognizing and commending the Kuchen Festival in Delmont, South Dakota. 
SCR 6Recognizing the Boys and Girls Clubs of the South Dakota Alliance and commending the individuals, communities, and tribes that financially support the clubs. 
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 10Urging the Congress and the President of the United States to restore funding for the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System. 
SCR 12Recognizing the United States of America Women's Olympic Softball Team. 
SCR 13Opposing the development of the NAFTA Superhighway. 
SCR 15Urging Congress to oppose efforts to restrict the harvest, processing, transportation, and export of horses. 

Hearings

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