Senator Joni M. Cutler — 2011


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Party: Republican
Term: Other House
District: 14
Counties: Minnehaha
Occupation: Attorney


Session Committees

JudiciaryVice-Chair TTh 7:45 AM Room 413 
State AffairsMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 414 
TransportationMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 423 

Interim Committees

BondingVice-Chair 
Code CommissionMember 
Executive BoardVice-Chair 
Legislative RedistrictingMember 

Prime Sponsor

SB 80apply certain provisions concerning actions for recovery of damages for personal injury or death to municipal officers, employees, and volunteers. 
SB 81require the Supreme Court to promulgate rules for parenting coordinators. 
SB 172reduce the interest rate applied for certain judgements, liens, and damages. 
SB 173allow specific details of alleged sex crimes against minors be suppressed under certain conditions. 
SB 176provide for the crime of human trafficking, to establish the elements and degrees of the crime, and to provide penalties for the violation thereof. 
SC 13Recognizing the work of the Girl Scouts in combating bullying and cyber bullying. 
HB 1067revise the lookback period for the enhancement of penalties for multiple assaults and violations of protection orders. 
HB 1149allow legal residents of the United States to obtain a concealed pistol permit. 
HB 1154require persons convicted of crimes involving domestic violence to support domestic violence programs. 
HB 1155revise various trust provisions. 
HB 1156define intentional strangulation as aggravated assault and provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1180revise and repeal certain outdated provisions regarding land surveying. 
HB 1184limit the subrogation of certain insurers unless and until the insured is fully compensated. 
HB 1206revise certain provisions relating to grandparent visitation and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1222temporarily increase the state sales and use tax to fund education and other budget needs and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1223revise licensure fees for, and to prohibit certain harassment practices by, persons engaging in the business of payday loans and title loans. 
HB 1224provide a maximum finance charge for payday loans and title loans. 
HC 1025Honoring Hannah Gacke, Jared Koch, and Aleksey Voznyuk from Washington High School in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, as finalists for the Merit Scholarship Awards. 
HC 1026Commending and honoring the 2010 boys and girls track individual champions of Washington High School for their outstanding athletic performance at the 2010 State AA Track Meet. 
HC 1032Congratulating and honoring the Sioux Falls Washington Warriors High School Football Team, its coaches, and student managers for their 2010 South Dakota State 11AA Championship season. 
HC 1033Honoring and congratulating the 2010 State AA Girls Basketball Championship team from Sioux Falls Washington High School. 
HC 1034Honoring and commemorating the success of the Sioux Falls Washington High School Competitive Cheer Squad for their 2010 State AA Championship season. 
HC 1035Honoring and commemorating the success of the Sioux Falls Washington High School Competitive Dance Team for their 2010 State AA Championship season. 
HC 1036Honoring and commemorating the Sioux Falls Washington High School Girls Bowling Team on winning the 2011 State AA Girls Bowling Championship title. 

Co Sponsor

SB 64provide that interest paid on negative balances in employers' experience rating accounts be credited to their experience rating accounts. 
SB 83revise certain requirements relating to the publication of municipal ordinances and resolutions. 
SB 87prohibit local exchange carriers from assessing certain access stimulation charges and to establish certain penalties. 
SB 128require the Commission of Human Rights to meet no less than annually. 
SB 131clarify certain provisions relating to establishing identity by applicants for certain licenses, permits, and identification cards. 
SB 132provide the right of first refusal to construct and own electric transmission lines to incumbent electric utilities. 
SB 141grant limited immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain alcohol consumption related offenses to persons who assist certain persons in need of emergency assistance or who are themselves in need of emergency assistance. 
SB 149establish policies for youth athletes with concussions resulting from participation in youth athletic activities. 
SB 152revise certain provisions concerning state aid to education, to revise and provide for the adjustment of the per student allocation for the state aid to general education formula, and to revise certain property tax levies for the general fund of a school district. 
SB 170amend the South Dakota Uniform Securities Act with certain provisions relating to fraud and civil liability. 
SB 175provide for the participation of independent voters in primary elections. 
SB 177increase certain registration fees and taxes for the use of motor vehicles on the public highways. 
SB 179define and prohibit the offenses of juvenile sexting and aggravated juvenile sexting and to provide for certain sanctions and remedies. 
SC 3Congratulating and honoring South Dakota's 2010 Milken Educator, Wade Helleson from Sioux Falls. 
SC 4Congratulating and honoring Susan Turnipseed of Brookings as South Dakota's 2011 Teacher of the Year. 
SC 5Congratulating and honoring the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology's Programming Team for competing in the 2011 World Finals of the Association for Computing's Intercollegiate Programming Contest. 
SC 6Commending and honoring the 2010 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
SC 9Honoring Erin Williams of Watertown, South Dakota Girls State Governor, and Daniel Wanous of Sioux Falls, South Dakota Boys State Governor, and commending the South Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary for their sponsorship and coordination of the Girls State and Boys State programs. 
SC 12Honoring and supporting the Isabel Celebration in Isabel, South Dakota, on the occasion of the town's centennial anniversary. 
SC 15Commending and honoring Clarence W. Skye for his forty-one years of visionary work and service as the Executive Director of the United Sioux Tribes of South Dakota Development Corporation. 
SC 16Congratulating the Deuel High School Girls Gymnastics Team for winning the State Class A Gymnastics Team Tournament on February 18, 2011. 
SC 17Commending and honoring Jim Schlekeway, a teacher in the Mobridge-Pollock School District, on his retirement from the school district after forty-three exceptional years in education. 
SC 23Commending and honoring former Army Corporal Frank Buckles for his service in World War I. 
SCR 2Urging the United States Congress to appropriate $35 million in fiscal year 2012 for the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System 
SCR 5Recognizing February 4, 2011, as Wear Red Day and urging citizens of the state to be aware of cardiovascular disease in order to save lives. 
SCR 7Urging Congress to enact legislation banning bisphenol A in children's products. 
HB 1054increase the amount that the court may assess against the defendant for failure to appear in regard to certain motor vehicle violations. 
HB 1070prohibit school districts from employing school counselors who are not certified. 
HB 1159create an ombudsman position to assist taxpayers with property assessment appeals. 
HB 1161prohibit the use of certain photo radar speed detection systems and of certain photo monitoring devices to detect red light violations. 
HB 1192increase certain registration fees for the use of motor vehicles on the public highways. 
HB 1196provide for the establishment of veterans resource centers at certain state colleges and universities. 
HB 1202require the state to provide the public with access to an electronic database containing certain information on any loans, grants, or tax rebates provided by the state for the purpose of economic development. 
HB 1205provide for the distribution of certain stimulus money as state aid to education. 
HB 1216prohibit certain contract restrictions on the use of ethanol blender pumps by retailers. 
HB 1221establish a task force on teen driving safety. 
HB 1235create the Board of Regents performance improvement fund and make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1239increase the amount transferred from the health care and education enhancement trust funds. 
HB 1254prohibit the use of bisephenol A and cadmium in certain products. 
HC 1007Commending the South Dakota Dental Association, the Donated Dental Services Program, and the Delta Dental Plan of South Dakota for their care of the elderly and disabled in South Dakota. 
HC 1009Honoring 2011 Miss Rodeo America, McKenzie Haley. 
HC 1011Congratulating and honoring Coach Don Meyer, from Aberdeen, South Dakota, the winningest college basketball coach in NCAA history. 
HC 1013Commending and honoring the Mitchell School District Board of Education on its selection to receive the Associated School Boards of South Dakota School Board Award of Excellence for 2011. 
HC 1017commending the 200th Camo Quilt Project for their support of the 200th Engineer Company of the South Dakota National Guard. 
HC 1019Honoring, commending, and thanking the 2010 retirees of the South Dakota Highway Patrol. 
HC 1020commending and honoring David Linngren, a member of the Watertown School District Board of Education, on his selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota for 2010. 
HC 1022Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its sixtieth anniversary. 
HC 1023Congratulating and honoring the Flandreau Fliers High School Football Team, its coaches, and student managers for their 2010 South Dakota State 11B Championship season. 
HC 1024Honoring Randy Parry for his work with the Maroney Rural Learning Center and his contributions to rural South Dakota. 
HC 1027Commending and honoring Representative Stephanie Herseth Sandlin for her six and a half years of service in the U.S. House of Representatives. 
HC 1031Honoring former Governor M. Michael Rounds for his service as a South Dakota State Senator and the thirty-first Governor of South Dakota. 
HC 1037Commending and congratulating SaiSai Chen, a junior at Lincoln High School in Sioux Falls, on her attainment of a perfect score on the SAT Reasoning Test. 
HC 1038Commending and congratulating Sioux Falls Lincoln High School graduates, Renugan Raidoo and Sarah Swenson, on being named Rhodes Scholars for 2011. 
HC 1039Commending and honoring SrA Blaine H. Reynolds for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Airman of the Year. 
HC 1040Commending and honoring Tsgt Jason C. Mark for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. 
HC 1041Commending and honoring MSgt Jonathan L. Goehring for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. 
HC 1042Commending and honoring TSgt Thomas D. Dummermuth for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Honor Guard Member of the Year. 
HC 1043Commending and honoring MSgt Scott H. Leebens for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Outstanding First Sergeant of the Year. 
HC 1044Commending and honoring Sgt. Tanner Haines for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Noncommissioned Officer of the Year (NCO) award. 
HC 1045Commending and honoring all the personnel of the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing for their selection as the most outstanding Air National Guard fighter unit in the nation. 
HC 1046Commending and honoring Spc. Rob Buechler for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Soldier of the Year award. 
HC 1049Honoring the Webster Bearcats for winning the 2011 State B Wrestling Championship. 
HC 1050Honoring and recognizing Logan Storley on his state wrestling championship for the Webster High School Bearcats. 
HC 1052Commemorating the one hundred twenty-fifth anniversary of the Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce. 
HC 1053Commending and honoring Keith Cutler for his dedication to developing and promoting the sport of baseball throughout the state of South Dakota. 
HCR 1013Recognizing March 2, 2011, as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day in South Dakota. 

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