Representative Ed McLaughlin — 2009


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Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 34
Counties: Pennington
Occupation: Ret. Mayor/Ins./Educator


Session Committees

EducationChair MWF 7:45 AM Room 413 
TransportationMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 413 

Interim Committees

Long-term Highway Needs and Department of Transportation...Member 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1254exclude any federal stimulus funds in a school district's general fund when determining its allowable general fund balance. 
HCR 1014Urging awareness and support for reading programs in our homes and communities. 
SB 149revise certain provisions regarding the general fund levies of school districts. 
SC 13Honoring Malcom Chapman of Rapid City as the 2008 winner of the South Dakota Municipal League Excellence in Municipal Government Award. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1119permit background checks for persons seeking employment with municipalities. 
HB 1121establish certain procedural requirements related to the relocation of electrical lines, communication lines, and pipelines. 
HB 1122require that prosecutors notify victims of domestic abuse regarding the status of their case. 
HB 1126revise certain provisions regarding a private applicator of pesticides becoming a qualified driver for the purpose of motor carrier safety. 
HB 1133authorize certain specialty license plates to be placed on motorcycles. 
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 1159provide for the adjustment of prices in certain public contracts. 
HB 1168prohibit multiple payday loan transactions with the same person or within a specified time period and to provide for a database to verify transactions. 
HB 1169revise the certain provisions concerning the regulatory planning and zoning powers of municipalities. 
HB 1173appropriate money for the Northern Crops Institute. 
HB 1182increase the required minimum school district size from a fall enrollment of one hundred to a fall enrollment of one hundred ninety-five. 
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 1186reimburse and reward public school counselors who earn the credential of National Certified School Counselor. 
HB 1188require that five percent of the qualified electors in one-half of the counties sign initiative and referendum petitions. 
HB 1198allow school districts to charge students a fee to participate in interscholastic activities for which no academic credit is earned. 
HB 1206allow a school district to transfer funds from the capital outlay fund to the bond redemption fund for a period of one year following a reorganization. 
HB 1209require electrical utilities to file certain information with the Public Utilities Commission. 
HB 1212revise certain requirements of written contract documents for public improvements. 
HB 1227increase license fees for certain noncommercial motor homes and trailers. 
HB 1228require mopeds used on public highways to be titled and licensed as a motorcycle and to increase license fees for motorcycles. 
HB 1233revise certain provisions regarding the campaign finance reporting of the expenditures of certain organizations. 
HB 1240prohibit smoking tobacco or carrying lighted tobacco products in certain places and to require certain persons to inform violators of the prohibition. 
HB 1241clarify that certain special education placements are not suspensions or expulsions. 
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 1260require that a request for proposals be issued for certain state contracts for professional services. 
HB 1279require each school district to develop a policy to prohibit bullying and harassment that meets certain requirements. 
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 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 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 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 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 1012Supporting the exploration and development of energy resources. 
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 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. 
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 78provide for a plan to be presented to the Legislature regarding the need for additional drug courts and certain other correctional issues. 
SB 79provide for the primary enforcement of seat belt laws and to define passenger buses. 
SB 83prohibit smoking tobacco or carrying lighted tobacco products in certain places and to require certain persons to inform violators of the prohibition. 
SB 101clarify the school residence of a child assigned to an approved out of district special education residential or tuition day program when the residence of the child's parent or guardian changes. 
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 126revise certain provisions regarding school attendance. 
SB 134provide health insurance coverage for contraceptive drugs and devices. 
SB 139provide for certain restrictions for the use of tanning devices by minors. 
SB 150establish a presumption regarding occupational disease disabilities of certain firefighters. 
SB 173revise the elements of the crimes of vehicular homicide and vehicular battery. 
SB 182repeal the methodology that assesses agricultural land based on its agricultural income value, to dissolve the implementation and oversight advisory task force, and to revise certain provisions concerning the assessment of real property. 
SB 191establish eligibility criteria, community planning processes, and quality benchmarks for state-supported prekindergarten programs. 
SB 193expand medicaid eligibility for pregnant women upon certain conditions and to provide an appropriation therefor. 
SB 194increase revenues for state and local highways by increasing the fuel excise tax on certain ethanol blends. 
SB 195repeal the ban on certain medical research and to provide certain limitations for human embryonic stem cell research. 
SB 198require notice if certain immunizations contain more than trace amounts of mercury. 
SC 1Honoring and supporting Czech Days in Tabor, South Dakota, on the occasion of its sixty-first anniversary. 
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 12Honoring Chairman Michael Jandreau of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe for his dedication and lifelong service to his tribe, state, and nation. 
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 23Honoring Dr. Sam Holland, State Veterinarian, for his many years of service to the State of South Dakota. 
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 28Honoring the life and times of Chester Sorensen of Freeman, South Dakota. 
SC 29Honoring Jack Van Der Geest who passed away on March 5, 2009. 
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. 
SJR 2Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article VI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the utilization of English as the official language. 

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