Representative Kent Juhnke — 2009


Picture of Representative Kent Juhnke

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


Session Committees

Government Operations and AuditVice-Chair Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 
TaxationMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 464 
TransportationVice-Chair TTh 10:00 AM Room 413 

Interim Committees

Government Operations & AuditMember 
Long-term Highway Needs and Department of Transportation...Member 
State-Tribal RelationsVice-Chair 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1002provide for the transfer of certain moneys from the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to the county road and bridge funds. 
HB 1140make an appropriation from the railroad trust fund for the construction of a railroad siding. 
HB 1141repeal certain provisions permitting the payment for lands acquired by eminent domain including the cost and expenses of condemnation proceedings from the Department of Game, Fish, and Parks fund. 
HB 1255revise certain provisions concerning the telecommunications gross receipts tax. 
SB 88rescind the repeal on funding for sparse school districts that will take effect on June 30, 2009. 
SB 129revise certain conditions that must be met before an extension of State Highway 53 in Tripp County is added to the state trunk highway system. 
SC 11Honoring Sioux Falls Washington, Armour, Bonesteel-Fairfax, Bridgewater, DeSmet, Edgemont, Emery, Harding County, Harrisburg, Hot Springs, Lake Preston, Lyman, McIntosh, Waubay, and White Lake High Schools for their recognition by News & World Report's rankings of the nation's top high schools. 
SC 17Honoring the 2008 Chamberlain Girls' Cross Country Team and the students and staff involved in the girls' cross country program. 
SC 20Commending Ray Hillenbrand of the Prairie Edge Trading Company and Galleries in Rapid City for his cultural sensitivity and good faith with respect to South Dakota's Native American community. 
SC 22Commending Steve Morgan for his election as South Dakota Sportscaster of the Year for 2008. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1001revise certain provisions related to free access to state parks and recreation areas to include certain persons with disabilities. 
HB 1003clarify the application of common law trespass and to provide for the recovery of damages against trespassers. 
HB 1004provide for the killing of mountain lions under certain circumstances. 
HB 1005require that certain land acquisitions by the Department of Game, Fish and Parks be conditioned upon subsequent legislative approval. 
HB 1120provide for the transfer of predatory animal control, rodent control, and reptile control from the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to the Department of Agriculture. 
HB 1126revise certain provisions regarding a private applicator of pesticides becoming a qualified driver for the purpose of motor carrier safety. 
HB 1129ensure the integrity of pipelines to be used for the transportation of carbon dioxide for the purpose of enhanced oil recovery or geologic carbon sequestration. 
HB 1133authorize certain specialty license plates to be placed on motorcycles. 
HB 1142appropriate money for an adult farm and ranch management program. 
HB 1149allow a person or entity to offer postsecondary education credit in South Dakota while seeking accreditation from a recognized accrediting agency. 
HB 1152establish certain requirements relating to appraisals of real property by the Department of Game, Fish and Parks. 
HB 1156provide for the establishment of a task force to study human trafficking. 
HB 1160revise certain provisions requiring the construction of fences by railroads. 
HB 1163provide for excusing certain elderly persons from jury duty upon request. 
HB 1173appropriate money for the Northern Crops Institute. 
HB 1177revise the definition of transmission facilities. 
HB 1178require the Department of Education to administer a pilot program for the purpose of increasing graduation rates among at-risk minority students, and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1181establish a veterinary education loan repayment program for veterinarians who fulfill certain requirements and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1184clarify provisions dealing with the initiative process. 
HB 1199authorize the South Dakota Energy Infrastructure Authority to study the feasibility of nuclear power plant facility in South Dakota and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1213allow school districts to enter into group health insurance contracts that include dental and vision insurance, and to allow school districts to offer group life and group health insurance benefits to retired employees. 
HB 1242rescind the repeal on funding for sparse school districts that will take effect on June 30, 2009, and to decrease the value of the small school adjustment in the state aid to education formula. 
HB 1250provide funding to certain school districts for students who enroll in the district's virtual school after the date on which fall enrollment is calculated. 
HB 1257provide for the right to possess a firearm on the campuses of public institutions of higher education. 
HB 1270change the purpose of the veterans affairs special revenue fund. 
HB 1272add a portion of roadway in Mellette County to the state trunk highway system as a part of Highway 63. 
HB 1286create a task force to study the feasibility of establishing a cabinet-level Department of Native Affairs and to identify benefits that could result from a closer working relationship between the executive and legislative branches and the tribal governments. 
HB 1295authorize the establishment of charter schools. 
HC 1001Honoring Coach Don Meyer for becoming the most winning coach in men's college basketball. 
HC 1015Commending and honoring the South Dakota Home Builders Association, their one thousand eight hundred members, and their eight local affiliated associations on their thirtieth anniversary, including the Home Builders Association of the Sioux Empire, the Black Hills Home Builders Association, the Aberdeen Home Builders Association, the Watertown Home Builders Association, the Brookings Home Builders Association, the Lewis and Clark Home Builders Association, the Mitchell Home Builders Association, and the Oahe Home Builders Association. 
HC 1017Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters' BB Gun Team as International Champions. 
HC 1018Honoring Dr. Robert V. Burns on thirty-five years of outstanding service to the South Dakota Legislative Internship Program. 
HC 1020Honoring Elizabeth Volzke as a Prudential Spirit of Community Award recipient. 
HC 1021Honoring the 2008 South Dakota State B Boys' Basketball Championship Team from White River, South Dakota. 
HC 1022Honoring Milo Smith of Pierre for his service to the South Dakota Legislature. 
HC 1023Commending the Platte-Geddes High School Black Panthers Boys' Basketball Team for winning the 2008 State A Boys' Basketball Championship. 
HC 1024Recognizing and congratulating Jeremiah Peterson of Canton for being named the Outstanding Wrestler at the 2009 State Class A Wrestling Tournament. 
HC 1026Commending the Sturgis Brown High School Scoopers Wrestling Team on winning the 2009 South Dakota Class A Wrestling Championship. 
HC 1027Honoring Terry Woster for his contributions to South Dakota journalism and culture and for forty years of reporting on the South Dakota State Legislature. 
HC 1040Recognizing the South Dakota State University Women's Basketball Team on its outstanding athletic and academic achievements. 
HCR 1002To honor and congratulate Barack Obama, the forty-fourth President of the United States of America. 
HCR 1003Expressing solidarity with Israel in its defense against terrorism in the Gaza Strip. 
HCR 1005To honor and thank George W. Bush, the forty-third president of the United States of America. 
HCR 1013Reasserting sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over certain powers and serving notice to the federal government to cease and desist certain mandates. 
HCR 1014Urging awareness and support for reading programs in our homes and communities. 
HCR 1016Urging the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and the Western Area Power Administration to avoid overly restrictive wildlife criteria and overly burdensome procedural requirements that create unnecessary delays in the siting of wind energy development projects. 
HCR 1018Urging increased cooperation and collaboration between state, local, and tribal governments. 
SB 1clarify, repeal, update, and make form and style revisions to certain statutes related to the Department of Game, Fish and Parks. 
SB 2revise the available number and method of allocation of certain nonresident waterfowl hunting licenses. 
SB 70repeal the provision requiring a forty-eight hour waiting period to purchase a pistol. 
SB 74direct the Office of the Attorney General to study the creation of a state medical examiner system. 
SB 78provide for a plan to be presented to the Legislature regarding the need for additional drug courts and certain other correctional issues. 
SB 91allow any school district, for a period of three years, to expend capital outlay funds for certain transportation costs, for the purchase of property and casualty insurance, and for energy costs, and the cost of utilities. 
SB 96revise certain provisions concerning the indemnification of employees, officers, and agents of rural electric cooperatives. 
SB 115revise certain provisions related to the initiation of modifications to county comprehensive plans. 
SB 116impose a tax on ethyl alcohol and methyl alcohol used in motor vehicles on the public highways and to revise certain provisions regarding the fuel excise tax. 
SB 119revise the authority of the state, counties, and townships to transfer highway right-of-ways under certain conditions. 
SB 120encourage energy conservation and efficiency by establishing certain procedures regarding the reporting, sale, and marketing of renewable energy and recycled energy certificates. 
SB 128create a limited electrician license. 
SB 131authorize sheriffs to order autopsies. 
SB 153provide procedures by which adopted persons may obtain their original birth certificates and the contact preference of birth parents. 
SB 159revise certain provisions regarding bank names. 
SB 184require the terms of certain easements or options to accommodate other easements for wind or essential services. 
SB 187allow the merger or consolidation of a cooperative and its subsidiary. 
SC 2Honoring the memory and the life of Fred Koupal. 
SC 3Commending and honoring the 2007-2008 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: David Peters, Spearfish, School Superintendent; Richard Unruh, Jr., Yankton, School Business Official; Norman Graham, Sturgis, Elementary School Principal; Neil Goter, Wagner, Secondary School Principal; Michael Taplett, Huron, Middle School Principal; Brad Brandsrud, Watertown, Assistant Secondary Principal; Dorothy Zuiderhof, Brookings, Curriculum Director; and Dennis Champ, Pierre, Director of Special Education for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. 
SC 8Honoring Earv Archambeau, son of Rita and the late Merv Archambeau of Avon, South Dakota, for his outstanding accomplishments as a high school athlete. 
SC 12Honoring Chairman Michael Jandreau of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe for his dedication and lifelong service to his tribe, state, and nation. 
SC 13Honoring Malcom Chapman of Rapid City as the 2008 winner of the South Dakota Municipal League Excellence in Municipal Government Award. 
SC 15Honoring Anna Joy Thvedt, of Beresford, South Dakota's Junior Miss 2009. 
SC 16Congratulating Ryan Kocer for winning the 2008 ESPY Award for "Best Male Athlete With a Disability". 
SC 18Commending and honoring the 2008-2009 Madison High School Lady Bulldogs Gymnastics Team for its fifteenth consecutive state championship title in Class A Gymnastics and for setting the national record for consecutive gymnastics state championships. 
SC 19Congratulating the Wagner High School Wrestling Team on winning the 2009 South Dakota State Class B Wrestling Championship. 
SC 23Honoring Dr. Sam Holland, State Veterinarian, for his many years of service to the State of South Dakota. 
SC 26Honoring Valerie Melmer for her outstanding commitment and service to the South Dakota legislative page program and the youth of South Dakota. 
SC 28Honoring the life and times of Chester Sorensen of Freeman, South Dakota. 
SC 32Congratulating and honoring Delaney Tyon, the Nastar National Ski Champion. 
SC 33Commending and congratulating the Philip High School Lady Scotties Basketball Team for earning a trip to the State Class B Girls' Basketball Tournament for the first time in the school's history.  
SC 34Congratulating and honoring Jami Fralick, a native of Martin, South Dakota, for his eighth place finish in the Bassmaster Classic. 
SCR 4Supporting transportation of horses to foreign processing facilities. 
SCR 6Supporting certain health screening programs sponsored by the South Dakota Lions Foundation. 
SCR 7Requesting the State of Nebraska to provide tax relief and amnesty for certain South Dakota trucking companies. 
SCR 10 Supporting legislative efforts in other states addressing the need to provide for equine slaughter and processing in the United States. 

Hearings

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