Representative Dennis Feickert — 2009


Picture of Representative Dennis Feickert

Party: Democrat
Term: New Member
District: 03
Counties: Brown
Occupation: Farmer/Rancher/Retired Fireman & Co. Commissioner


Session Committees

Local GovernmentMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 414 
TaxationMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 464 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1196require the consent of the governing bodies of certain local governments before creating tax incremental districts. 
HB 1282allow counties to assign the responsibility for the redemption of bonded indebtedness of a former school district to a new school district after a reorganization. 
SB 86revise certain provisions concerning the application of the inventory tax on certain fuels in storage immediately prior to a tax increase. 
SB 113clarify certain provisions related to the provision of water services by municipalities or rural water systems in areas located within three miles of a municipality. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1093revise the boundaries of the James River Water Development District. 
HB 1096provide for a temporary reduction of legislator salaries and to declare an emergency. 
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 1121establish certain procedural requirements related to the relocation of electrical lines, communication lines, and pipelines. 
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 1132prohibit the charging of admission to the Cultural Heritage Center. 
HB 1134require notice of the cost of certain public notices. 
HB 1136repeal certain provisions relating to the purchase of private water lines. 
HB 1137establish certain eligibility requirements for purchasers of houses sold through the Governor's house program. 
HB 1149allow a person or entity to offer postsecondary education credit in South Dakota while seeking accreditation from a recognized accrediting agency. 
HB 1156provide for the establishment of a task force to study human trafficking. 
HB 1159provide for the adjustment of prices in certain public contracts. 
HB 1163provide for excusing certain elderly persons from jury duty upon request. 
HB 1170provide for legislative representation on the Game, Fish and Parks Commission. 
HB 1171exempt any school district from the minimum size requirement if it operates the only remaining public high school located within the boundaries of any county. 
HB 1179provide for the practice and regulation of licensed midwives. 
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 1185revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2009. 
HB 1191increase the state's percentage of video lottery net machine income and to revise the allocation of the revenue. 
HB 1192require lighted front and rear lamps on motor vehicles when the windshield wipers are in use. 
HB 1193increase the license fees for certain noncommercial motor homes, recreational vehicles, and noncommercial trailers and semitrailers. 
HB 1194repeal the contractor's excise tax. 
HB 1195impose an income tax on interest and dividends and to provide penalties for the violation thereof. 
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 1209require electrical utilities to file certain information with the Public Utilities Commission. 
HB 1210revise certain provisions of administrative rules that establish the mileage allowance for the use of privately owned motor vehicles by state employees. 
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 1230provide for the assessment of actual representation expenses from nonunion employees. 
HB 1234revise the filing deadlines for the nomination of certain independent candidates. 
HB 1239create the South Dakota Boxing Commission and to provide for the supervision of boxing, kickboxing, and mixed martial arts competitions and sparring exhibitions in the state. 
HB 1245provide certain protections to governmental employees who report certain violations or suspected violations of law. 
HB 1248authorize the South Dakota Building Authority to provide for the construction of a college of veterinary medicine and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1258allow certain children of overseas citizens to vote in the state. 
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 1281enhance funding for state highways by increasing fees on certain signs, displays, or devices. 
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 1294repeal 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. 
HB 1295authorize the establishment of charter schools. 
HB 1296authorize the use of tribal identification cards as the equivalent of certain state-issued documents for identification purposes. 
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 1005Honoring Olivia Olson of Waubay as the 2009 South Dakota Snow Queen. 
HC 1009Honoring Kiko Mendoza of Eagle Butte for his many accomplishments both in athletics and academics. 
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 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 1039Honoring Tyler Sorenson of South Dakota State University for qualifying for the Division I NCAA National Wrestling Tournament in St. Louis, March 19-21, 2009. 
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 1007Supporting the Employee Free Choice Act and urging Congress to pass the Employee Free Choice Act. 
HCR 1009Endorsing the federal Homeowners and Bank Protection Act. 
HCR 1014Urging awareness and support for reading programs in our homes and communities. 
HCR 1018Urging increased cooperation and collaboration between state, local, and tribal governments. 
HJR 1001Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election a new section to Article XI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the imposition of a corporate income tax. 
SB 74direct the Office of the Attorney General to study the creation of a state medical examiner system. 
SB 79provide for the primary enforcement of seat belt laws and to define passenger buses. 
SB 93provide for the establishment of rural community-based energy development projects. 
SB 94exempt certain small wind energy facilities from property taxation. 
SB 95authorize certain schools to own and operate wind energy conversion systems, to establish a grant program for such purposes, and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 98revise the minimum amount required for reporting damage to a motor vehicle and a boat. 
SB 114provide for a study of the feasibility of establishing an equine processing facility and to make an appropriation therefor. 
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 121revise certain provisions related to municipal election procedures. 
SB 128create a limited electrician license. 
SB 137require the sale of aircraft under the control of the Department of Transportation and to declare an emergency. 
SB 142place certain limitations on legislative travel, expenses, and reimbursement. 
SB 146increase the penalty for solicitation of a minor. 
SB 154require new construction of certain structures and buildings to comply with the building code. 
SB 159revise certain provisions regarding bank names. 
SB 166restrict the deactivation or relocation of certain National Guard units. 
SB 167provide for the creation of the National Guard Commission. 
SB 168prohibit certain business entities from making political campaign contributions to state officeholders or candidates if the business entity does contractual business with certain state agencies. 
SB 170authorize certain schools to own and operate wind energy conversion systems, to establish a grant program for such purposes, and to make an appropriation therefor. 
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. 
SC 1Honoring and supporting Czech Days in Tabor, South Dakota, on the occasion of its sixty-first anniversary. 
SC 5Commending 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, Dacotah Tipis 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 - SD, 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; and Larson Manufacturing and Larson Family Foundation, Habitat for Humanity - SD. 
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 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. 
SCR 2Urging the reinstatement and funding of a federal inspection program governing horse slaughter and euthanasia 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 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. 
SCR 9Opposing certain practices by corporations in the genetically modified and genetically engineered seed industry. 
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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