Representative Joni M. Cutler — 2009


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Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 14
Counties: Minnehaha
Occupation: Attorney


Session Committees

JudiciaryChair MWF 10:00 AM Room 413 
Stimulus PlanMember  3:00 PM Room 412 
TaxationMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 464 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1097provide for certain filing fees and surcharges in certain civil cases and to provide exemptions in certain cases. 
HB 1119permit background checks for persons seeking employment with municipalities. 
HB 1145revise provisions related to the waiver or reduction of certain special assessments. 
HB 1146prohibit the torture of animals and to provide certain penalties therefor. 
HB 1147extend civil immunity to licensed veterinarians in certain circumstances. 
HB 1153revise the elements of the crime of indecent exposure involving a child, to revise the elements of the crime of indecent exposure, and to establish the crime of private indecent exposure. 
HB 1154revise certain requirements for eligibility for opportunity scholarships. 
HB 1155require that the testing of blood samples of suspects of sexual assault be initiated within a specified time. 
HB 1156provide for the establishment of a task force to study human trafficking. 
HB 1157provide for the establishment of a task force to study issues relating to domestic abuse and sexual assault and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1158revise certain provisions relating to private placement policies. 
HB 1167revise the statute of frauds with respect to the sale of grain, grain sorghums, beans, and oilseeds. 
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. 
SB 96revise certain provisions concerning the indemnification of employees, officers, and agents of rural electric cooperatives. 
SB 99authorize Supreme Court rules related to the collection of fees, costs, and civil penalties. 
SB 103provide for the primary enforcement of the seat belt law. 
SB 106revise certain provisions regarding the distribution of funds to sparse school districts, and to appropriate funds to distribute to sparse school districts. 
SB 123revise certain evidentiary rules relating to the statements of children. 
SB 125revise certain provisions of the Uniform Anatomical Gift Act. 
SB 127revise certain provisions relating to trust administration. 
SB 134provide health insurance coverage for contraceptive drugs and devices. 
SB 199exempt certain food items from sales and use tax, to increase the rate of taxation for the sales and use tax on certain goods and services, to provide for the distribution of certain revenue to municipalities and Indian tribes, and to repeal the sales tax on food refund program. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1090prohibit the possession of Salvia divinorum or salvinorin A and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1092regulate the practice of genetic counseling and to prohibit the practice of genetic counseling without a license. 
HB 1099revise certain provisions regarding insurance coverage for residential property that is destroyed while under construction. 
HB 1100revise where business records of insurance producers may be maintained. 
HB 1102prohibit certain contractual provisions that restrict legal actions to locations outside the state. 
HB 1103revise certain provisions regarding limited partnerships and limited liability companies related to the rights of judgment creditors. 
HB 1105require public high school students to perform acts of volunteerism in order to receive a high school diploma. 
HB 1108repeal certain provisions relating to the purchase of stationery for county officers. 
HB 1109eliminate the offices of county and township constables. 
HB 1110repeal certain provisions relating to limited liability for Y2K litigation. 
HB 1111clarify and repeal certain redundancies in the provisions relating to the sale of substandard milk. 
HB 1118revise the type of slot machines that may be owned or leased by the City of Deadwood. 
HB 1122require that prosecutors notify victims of domestic abuse regarding the status of their case. 
HB 1133authorize certain specialty license plates to be placed on motorcycles. 
HB 1139repeal certain obsolete provisions relating to the discontinuance of county homes. 
HB 1161increase the monetary amount required to prove financial responsibility for accidents arising out of the ownership, maintenance, or use of a vehicle. 
HB 1162provide for joinder of judgment creditors as third parties in certain foreclosure actions. 
HB 1164exempt certain trees from requirements related to the removal of vegetation and debris from township road rights-of-way. 
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 1173appropriate money for the Northern Crops Institute. 
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 1180create a dual credit grant program for public high school students and to make an appropriation therefor. 
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 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 1205permit an applicant for a responsible broker's license to complete the required fifteen hours of education beyond the broker associate level after licensure as a responsible broker. 
HB 1208establish certain presumptions concerning the results of blood, breath, and urine tests administered in connection with driving under the influence arrests. 
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 1221increase the monthly benefit for child dependants of workers who are killed on the job. 
HB 1240prohibit smoking tobacco or carrying lighted tobacco products in certain places and to require certain persons to inform violators of the prohibition. 
HB 1246revise certain provisions relating to service of garnishee summons, affidavit, and garnishment disclosure. 
HC 1001Honoring Coach Don Meyer for becoming the most winning coach in men's college basketball. 
HC 1002Commending and honoring the 2008 Habitat for Humanity—South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year: Ward Cheney, Black Hills Area Habitat for Humanity - Rapid City; Paul Evenson and Rob Boniface, Brookings Area Habitat for Humanity - Brookings; St. Joseph's Catholic Church, DacotahTipis Habitat for Humanity - Ft. Thompson; Paul Johnson, East Central South Dakota Habitat for Humanity - Lake and Moody Counties; Wells Fargo Financial, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sioux Falls - Sioux Falls; First United Methodist Church, Hub Area Habitat for Humanity - Aberdeen; Nystrom Electrical Contracting, Inc., Oahe Habitat for Humanity - Pierre; State Bank of Eagle Butte, Okiciyapi Tipi Habitat for Humanity - Eagle Butte; Habitat for Humanity - South Dakota, Sicangu Tikaga Okiciyapi Habitat for Humanity - Mission; Prairie Lakes Healthcare System, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Watertown Region - Watertown; Martin Mazourek, Habitat for Humanity of Yankton County - Yankton; Larson Manufacturing and Larson Family Foundation, Habitat for Humanity - South Dakota. 
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 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 1031Honoring three top seniors from Washington High School in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, as finalists for the Merit Scholarship Awards. 
HC 1032Congratulating Sioux Falls Washington High School for its U.S. News and World Report Silver Medal rating. 
HC 1033Congratulating the Sioux Falls Washington High School Girls' Basketball Team, its coaches, and student managers for their 2008 South Dakota State AA championship season. 
HC 1034Congratulating the Sioux Falls Washington High School Boys' Golf Team on its 2008 South Dakota State Class AA championship season. 
HC 1035Congratulating Coach Brett Schlekeway as the recipient of the South Dakota High School Coaches Association 2008 Assistant Coach of the Year Award. 
HC 1036Congratulating the Sioux Falls Washington High School Highsteppers on the success of their dance team as 2008-2009 South Dakota State AA Champions. 
HC 1037Congratulating the Washington High School Competitive Cheer Team and coaches for their 2008 South Dakota State AA championship season. 
HC 1038Congratulating Sioux Falls Washington High School student Josh Heitkamp for his 2008 South Dakota State AA Boys' Cross Country Individual Championship and for being awarded All-American status by the National High School Athletic Coaches Association. 
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 1004Urging Congress to reauthorize the State Children's Health Insurance Program. 
HCR 1005To honor and thank George W. Bush, the forty-third president of the United States of America. 
HCR 1008Expressing support for improved adolescent health and wellness by recognizing the importance of an adolescent well physical to prevent chronic diseases, help better identify and treat chronic diseases, and update immunizations. 
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 1014Urging awareness and support for reading programs in our homes and communities. 
SB 70repeal the provision requiring a forty-eight hour waiting period to purchase a pistol. 
SB 73permit persons sixteen years of age to donate blood under certain circumstances. 
SB 74direct the Office of the Attorney General to study the creation of a state medical examiner system. 
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 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 84revise certain provisions relating to collateral real estate mortgages. 
SB 89adopt the revised uniform commercial code, Article 7-Documents of Title. 
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 100revise the method of sale of certain tobacco products. 
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 117revise certain budgetary provisions relating to certain funds received from the federal government. 
SB 124require persons claiming reimbursement for state travel to sign affidavits of performance of duties. 
SB 132allow resident students that attend school out of state to be counted in the resident school district's average daily membership for the purpose of distributing school and public lands funds. 
SB 133provide for central filing of documents necessary to perfect a security interest in personal property or fixtures of a rural electric cooperative. 
SB 141establish certain requirements regarding the siting of certain wind turbine towers. 
SB 143require a searchable internet website for the posting and access of certain public records and financial information. 
SB 144require certain contracts to be retained in the contract's original format or made available by a publicly accessible internet website or database. 
SB 146increase the penalty for solicitation of a minor. 
SB 147provide for public access to public records, to provide certain exemptions, and to provide for judicial remedies for noncompliance. 
SB 191establish eligibility criteria, community planning processes, and quality benchmarks for state-supported prekindergarten programs. 
SB 195repeal the ban on certain medical research and to provide certain limitations for human embryonic stem cell research. 
SB 203make an appropriation for the purposes of funding the Birth to Three Program in the Department of Education and to require a review of the program. 
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 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 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 32Congratulating and honoring Delaney Tyon, the Nastar National Ski Champion. 
SCR 6Supporting certain health screening programs sponsored by the South Dakota Lions Foundation. 
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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