Senator Kathy Miles — 2010


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Party: Democrat
Term: Other House
District: 15
Counties: Minnehaha
Occupation: Clinic Nurse Manager


Session Committees

Health and Human ServicesMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 412 
Local GovernmentMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 412 
Retirement LawsMember Call of Chair 3:00 PM Room 412 

Interim Committees

BondingMember 
Executive BoardMember 
Retirement LawsMember 

Prime Sponsor

SC 18Honoring the Associate Division of the Associated General Contractors - Building Chapter of South Dakota for its generous contribution to Honor Flight South Dakota. 
HB 1151authorize funeral establishments to operate branch chapels. 
HB 1187prohibit the killing, injury, or interference with a law enforcement support animal and to establish certain penalties. 
HB 1226set certain age requirements for persons who sell malt beverages and South Dakota made wine at certain alcoholic beverage off-sale licensees. 
HB 1231provide for the monitoring of the prescribing and dispensing of controlled substances. 

Co Sponsor

SB 68revise certain provisions relating to standards for new construction. 
SB 70provide certain restrictions regarding the passing of a bicycle. 
SB 82require certain state contracts to be displayed on a searchable internet website. 
SB 83provide for the self-administration of prescription asthma and anaphylaxis medication by students. 
SB 87require evidence of financial responsibility at the time of certain vehicle registrations. 
SB 88adopt the interstate compact on educational opportunity for military children. 
SB 89exempt from federal regulation any firearm, firearm accessory, or ammunition manufactured and retained in South Dakota. 
SB 90provide an exception from one-call notification requirements to natural gas operators in emergency situations. 
SB 93exempt certain small wind energy facilities from property taxation. 
SB 94provide for the establishment of rural community-based energy development projects. 
SB 95establish a grant program to fund certain energy efficiency projects. 
SB 98revise certain provisions regarding the yielding of the right-of-way to pedestrians making a crossing of a highway. 
SB 101authorize certain school districts to conduct school board elections during 2011 using voting centers and electronic records. 
SB 104revise certain provisions regarding disclosure of public information and public meetings. 
SB 106authorize the Board of Regents and the Building Authority to contract for construction of classroom facilities at the University Center in Sioux Falls to replace facilities leased from the Sioux Falls School District, and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 110provide for the posting of a bond by parolees under certain circumstances. 
SB 113require the Board of Regents to formulate and promulgate a regental policy on outside employment by institutional officers and employees. 
SB 114authorize municipalities to include flexible spending accounts, flexible spending account debit cards, and related programs and procedures with employee health insurance benefits. 
SB 124establish the per student allocation for FY 2011, and to revise the index factor in the state aid to education formula. 
SB 142prohibit certain business entities and affiliated persons from making political campaign contributions to state officeholders or candidates if the business entity does contractual business with certain state agencies. 
SB 143require the sale of aircraft under the control of the Department of Transportation and to declare an emergency. 
SB 144limit increases in spending by state government. 
SB 157authorize the construction of nursing facilities on American Indian reservations under certain circumstances. 
SB 158provide certain requirements for tanning facilities. 
SB 175provide for the title registration, licensing, and operation and use of off-highway vehicles, to establish a dedicated off-highway trails trust fund, to provide for administration of the fund, and to make an appropriation of the fund. 
SB 186change the unemployment insurance wage base and contribution rates and to declare an emergency. 
SB 191establish the South Dakota Early Learning Council, and to establish community planning processes and eligibility criteria for entities seeking state funding to provide voluntary prekindergarten programs to children from low-income families. 
SC 1Honoring and supporting the Scotland Kuchen Feier on the occasion of its first annual event. 
SC 2Honoring and supporting Czech Days in Tabor, South Dakota, on the occasion of its sixty-second anniversary. 
SC 3Commending and honoring the Tyndall Accordion Club for their dedication to playing and sharing accordion music for over two decades. 
SC 4Commending and honoring the 2009 Habitat for Humanity—South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year: Len Tougas, Beadle County HFH - Huron; Terry Fuller, Black Hills - Rapid City; Larry and Janet Gerjets, Brookings Area HFH - Brookings; Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Chamberlain; Dacotah Tipis - Ft. Thompson; Shawn Miller, HFH East Central South Dakota (Lake and Moody Counties); Eric Lundin, HFH of Greater Sioux Falls - Sioux Falls; Zion Lutheran Church, Hub Area Habitat for Humanity - Aberdeen; Jon Schmitz, Mitchell Regional Habitat for Humanity - Mitchell; Linda Voller, Oahe HFH - Pierre; Emmanuel Episcopal Church/Diocese of Missouri and Christ Lutheran Church, Sicangu Tikaga Okiciyapi HFH - Mission; Andor Inc., HFH of Greater Watertown Region - Watertown; Julie Gergen, HFH of Yankton County - Yankton; Citibank and Valerie Kuhl, HFH - South Dakota. 
SC 20Recognizing Don Meyer for his distinguished service to the State of South Dakota. 
SC 23Congratulating and commending Bryan Hagg, Tony Martinet, and the entire Sioux Falls Lincoln High School Forensic Team for their commitment, dedication, and success at the state and national levels from the 2008 through 2010 forensic seasons. 
SC 24Commending and honoring the 2009-2010 Madison High School Lady Bulldogs Gymnastics Team for its sixteenth consecutive state championship title in Class A Gymnastics and for setting the national record for consecutive gymnastics state championships. 
SC 26Congratulating and commending the Augustana College Women's Basketball Team for its successful 2009-2010 season. 
SC 27Honoring John Frislie of Canton, South Dakota, for his contributions to conservation efforts in southeastern South Dakota and statewide. 
SC 30Commending and honoring former Lieutenant Governor William Dougherty for his many years of service to South Dakota. 
SCR 2Strongly supporting influenza vaccination for health care workers who have direct patient contact. 
SCR 3Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the South Dakota State Capitol. 
SCR 5Expressing support for the public awareness of multiple sclerosis and recognizing MS Awareness Week as March 8-14, 2010. 
SJR 6Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election amendments to Articles IV and VIII of the Constitution, to combine the duties of the treasurer and the commissioner of school and public lands. 
HB 1069revise certain provisions relating to the transportation of alcoholic beverages and to authorize transportation by religious organizations under certain circumstances. 
HB 1070revise certain provisions relating to the voidability of gambling contracts. 
HB 1071revise certain provisions relating to parental liability for willful acts of a child and to revise the limitation on recovery. 
HB 1082permit counties to require criminal background checks for persons seeking employment. 
HB 1088revise certain provisions regarding the rights of certain new vehicle dealers and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1091revise certain provisions related to municipal elections in the case of death or withdrawal of a candidate. 
HB 1092revise the certain provisions concerning continuing liens on wages by garnishment. 
HB 1097prohibit local exchange carriers from assessing certain access stimulation charges and to establish certain penalties. 
HB 1098require state agencies to conduct a public hearing before acquiring certain real property. 
HB 1102repeal certain provisions establishing the Wall Lake State Game Bird Refuge in Hand County. 
HB 1130include the families of certain members of the armed forces who died in military service as eligible for gold star special license plates. 
HB 1133prohibit minors from using certain wireless communication devices while operating motor vehicles upon the public highways and to provide certain exceptions. 
HB 1142prohibit campaign contributions to candidates for the Public Utilities Commission by certain persons or entities associated with regulated entities. 
HB 1143authorize the posting of certain information on the internet by school districts in addition to or in lieu of certain publication requirements. 
HB 1150revise the calculation of the small school adjustment in the state aid to education formula for certain students who participate in open enrollment. 
HB 1152require the Department of Education to develop a framework for entrepreneurship education. 
HB 1164revise no contact provisions in cases of stalking and domestic abuse. 
HB 1172repeal certain provisions requiring the approval of the planning commission for the construction of utilities and public facilities. 
HB 1176authorize certain licensed hunters who are quadriplegic to hunt using a designated hunter. 
HB 1178prohibit the use of certain wireless communications devices while driving. 
HB 1189prohibit discrimination based on domestic violence in life and health insurance policies. 
HB 1192establish an ethanol blender pump incentive grant program, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1195provide for certain overweight permits during the time of seasonal vehicle weight restrictions. 
HB 1207revise certain campaign finance requirements. 
HB 1215appropriate funds for increased wages for employees of nursing facilities and to transfer funds from the health care trust fund. 
HB 1222exempt persons selling certain foods at farmers' markets from licensure requirements and to establish other requirements for the sale of those foods. 
HB 1236appropriate money from the education enhancement trust fund for the purpose of providing increased funding for state aid to education. 
HB 1273restrict certain state purchases of gasoline to ethanol blends. 
HC 1003Honoring and congratulating the 2009 State AA Boys Basketball Championship Team from Sioux Falls Lincoln High School. 
HC 1026Recognizing the South Dakota State University Women's Basketball Team on its outstanding athletic and academic achievements. 
HCR 1004Expressing the heartfelt condolences of South Dakotans to the people of Haiti for their losses resulting from the devastating and horrific earthquake of January 12, 2010, and also to urge the people of South Dakota to be charitable in this time of great human suffering. 

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