Representative Brian G. Gosch — 2009


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Majority Whip

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 32
Counties: Pennington
Occupation: Attorney


Session Committees

JudiciaryMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 413 
State AffairsMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 414 

Interim Committees

Sex Offender Registry StudyVice-Chair 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1101allow affidavits for change of judge in habeas corpus actions. 
HB 1104authorize a sentencing court to impose consecutive revocations of hunting, fishing, or trapping privileges under certain conditions. 
HB 1162provide for joinder of judgment creditors as third parties in certain foreclosure actions. 
HB 1176revise the earnings requirement for the purpose of receiving unemployment insurance benefits. 
HB 1246revise certain provisions relating to service of garnishee summons, affidavit, and garnishment disclosure. 
HB 1263revise certain provisions concerning compensation for service rights of electric utilities in areas annexed by municipalities. 
HB 1264provide for the utilization of conditional early release bonds in regard to certain furloughs and paroles. 
SB 98revise the minimum amount required for reporting damage to a motor vehicle and a boat. 
SB 111authorize unemployment benefits for the spouses of certain military personnel. 
SB 139provide for certain restrictions for the use of tanning devices by minors. 
SB 154require new construction of certain structures and buildings to comply with the building code. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1097provide for certain filing fees and surcharges in certain civil cases and to provide exemptions in certain cases. 
HB 1105require public high school students to perform acts of volunteerism in order to receive a high school diploma. 
HB 1134require notice of the cost of certain public notices. 
HB 1135authorize the posting on the internet by the state, municipalities, counties, and school districts in addition to or in lieu of certain publication requirements. 
HB 1166provide for DNA testing for certain inmates for the purposes of determining whether they may have been wrongfully convicted. 
HB 1170provide for legislative representation on the Game, Fish and Parks Commission. 
HB 1183leverage public investments in higher education facilities and grant programs with private moneys, to authorize the Board of Regents and the South Dakota Building Authority to contract for construction of the Higher Education Center-West River, to fund certain postsecondary education grant programs, to authorize the use of higher education facilities funds to construct the new dairy manufacturing plant at South Dakota State University in Brookings, and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1184clarify provisions dealing with the initiative process. 
HB 1197allow single-family dwellings that are under construction or listed for sale by contractors to be classified as owner-occupied single-family dwellings for the purpose of taxation. 
HB 1198allow school districts to charge students a fee to participate in interscholastic activities for which no academic credit is earned. 
HB 1203limit asbestos-related liabilities for certain successor corporations. 
HB 1207provide for the reduction of certain sentences upon provision of substantial assistance from the recipient. 
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 1215transfer funds from the tax relief fund to the general fund and to revise certain provisions concerning the effective date of the collection allowance. 
HB 1219allow a filing entity or qualified foreign entity to file a short form in lieu of an annual report under certain conditions. 
HB 1231increase the exemption on the proceeds of the sale of certain homesteads. 
HB 1232decrease publication costs for certain notices by reducing the number of required official newspapers that shall be designated by the counties. 
HB 1234revise the filing deadlines for the nomination of certain independent candidates. 
HB 1254exclude any federal stimulus funds in a school district's general fund when determining its allowable general fund balance. 
HB 1258allow certain children of overseas citizens to vote in the state. 
HB 1259limit the amount that may be charged for obtaining copies of medical records if the request is made pursuant to Social Security Disability or Supplemental Security Income claims. 
HB 1265allow sellers to receive attorney fees in actions involving the disclosure statement required for certain real estate transfers. 
HB 1269provide for the governance of public postsecondary technical education and to provide for the transfer of authority for public postsecondary technical education from local school districts to the Department of Education. 
HB 1275authorize electronic bingo devices. 
HB 1279require each school district to develop a policy to prohibit bullying and harassment that meets certain requirements. 
HB 1280create reduced ignition propensity standards for cigarettes, to authorize the state fire marshal to monitor such standards, and to provide penalties therefor. 
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 1289provide for legislative redistricting based on single- member house districts. 
HB 1293provide for the establishment of school administration regions and to provide for the sharing of certain school administrators and school service specialists among school districts. 
HC 1001Honoring Coach Don Meyer for becoming the most winning coach in men's college basketball. 
HC 1010Commending and honoring Eldon and Regina Roth for their outstanding efforts to increase the value of beef in the United States, for their entrepreneurial spirit, and for their commitment to excellence. 
HC 1013Commending and honoring Joanne Groves, a member of the Huron School District Board, on her selection as the 2008-2009 Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota. 
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 1016Honoring coach Tom Rogers for achieving his 300th win as the head coach of the Stanley County Lady Buffs Basketball Team. 
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 1022Honoring Milo Smith of Pierre for his service to the South Dakota Legislature. 
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 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 1012Supporting the exploration and development of energy resources. 
HCR 1014Urging awareness and support for reading programs in our homes and communities. 
HJR 1002Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article IX, ยง 1 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota and a new section to Article IX of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the consolidation of counties. 
SB 70repeal the provision requiring a forty-eight hour waiting period to purchase a pistol. 
SB 77repeal the maximum number of off-sale alcoholic beverage licenses that may be issued to any person, corporation, or business entity and to establish requirements for physical barriers for certain off-sale alcoholic beverage establishments. 
SB 89adopt the revised uniform commercial code, Article 7-Documents of Title. 
SB 163revise certain provisions relating to the transfer of appropriations. 
SB 175set a maximum limit on certain license and permit fees that may be established by the Game, Fish and Parks Commission. 
SB 191establish eligibility criteria, community planning processes, and quality benchmarks for state-supported prekindergarten programs. 
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 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 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 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 25expressing the Legislature's respect and appreciation for the sixteen years of devoted service by Gil Koetzle, the first and only legislator in the history of South Dakota to be term limited out of the House of Representatives and the Senate. 
SC 26Honoring Valerie Melmer for her outstanding commitment and service to the South Dakota legislative page program and the youth of South Dakota. 
SC 29Honoring Jack Van Der Geest who passed away on March 5, 2009. 
SCR 8urging the members of the State Streamlined Sales Tax Governing Board to amend its treatment of certain food coupons, certificates, and other documentation as gross receipts. 

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