Senator Jason E. Frerichs — 2011


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Minority Leader

Party: Democrat
Term: Other House
District: 01
Counties: Brown, Day, Marshall, Roberts
Occupation: Farmer/Rancher


Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 412 
Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 
State AffairsMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 414 

Interim Committees

Ag. Land Assessment Task ForceMember 
Legislative ProcedureMember 
Wind Energy Task ForceMember 

Prime Sponsor

SB 106provide for reciprocal nonresident trapping licenses. 
SB 180impose a fee on certain pipelines carrying crude oil and to create a crude oil pipeline compensation fund that may be used in the event of a crude oil spill. 
SB 181increase the length limitation for certain motor vehicles. 
SB 182require the inspection of certain property adjacent to lakes before the property may be transferred. 
SC 2Commending and honoring United States Representative Gabrielle Giffords, United States District Court Judge John Roll, and all those who lost their lives and demonstrated courage in light of the tragedy that occurred in Tucson, Arizona on Saturday, January 8, 2011. 
HB 1050revise the voting requirements for the county board of adjustment. 
HB 1089prohibit political contributions by certain state employees to gubernatorial candidates. 
HB 1090provide for legislative redistricting based on single-member house districts. 
HB 1098revise the limitation on the increases and decreases that may be made to the total taxable value of cropland and noncropland. 
HB 1100prohibit 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. 
HB 1101provide for legislative redistricting by a bipartisan, nonlegislative commission and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1102revise certain provisions concerning the presumption of legitimacy of children born or conceived in wedlock. 
HB 1121revise certain legislative policies relating to the establishment of legislative districts. 
HB 1122restrict certain state purchases of gasoline to ethanol blends. 
HB 1181authorize the release of information related to users of certain state lodging facilities. 
HB 1189impose a fee on certain pipelines carrying crude oil and to create a crude oil pipeline compensation fund that may be used in the event of a crude oil spill. 
HB 1211establish provisions to enhance education in the state concerning the history of labor and collective bargaining. 
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 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. 
HJR 1001To propose a constitutional amendment to provide for the purchase, construction, and operation of a horse processing plant. 

Co Sponsor

SB 1make form and style revisions to certain statutes related to natural resources. 
SB 55allow the shooting of coyotes from snowmobiles. 
SB 57revise the investment fee rate for certain employers and to declare an emergency. 
SB 64provide that interest paid on negative balances in employers' experience rating accounts be credited to their experience rating accounts. 
SB 70prohibit the creation of private transfer fee obligations and to require certain procedures for notice and disclosure for existing private transfer fee obligations. 
SB 99revise the provisions that determine the amount of the motor vehicle registration fees that shall be applied based on the age of the vehicles. 
SB 113revise certain provisions regarding the notice requirements for changes in zoning requested by landowners. 
SB 124authorize the Bureau of Administration to construct a maintenance shop in Pierre, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 128require the Commission of Human Rights to meet no less than annually. 
SB 138enact the agreement among the states to elect the president by national popular vote. 
SB 148increase the authorized number of nonresident waterfowl hunting licenses and to revise certain provisions regarding the number of allowable nonresident hunting days. 
SB 161prohibit certain unfair or discriminatory practices based on veteran or military status. 
SB 162provide for legislative redistricting by a bipartisan, nonlegislative commission and to declare an emergency. 
SB 169revise certain requirements relating to participation by tribal schools in the federal school lunch program. 
SB 170amend the South Dakota Uniform Securities Act with certain provisions relating to fraud and civil liability. 
SB 172reduce the interest rate applied for certain judgements, liens, and damages. 
SC 1Honoring the city of Deadwood on its fiftieth anniversary as a National Historic Landmark. 
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 13Recognizing the work of the Girl Scouts in combating bullying and cyber bullying. 
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 19Honoring and commemorating the town of Armour on its quasquicentennial celebration. 
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 3Urging the United States Department of Agriculture to use sound science in making regulatory decisions. 
SCR 4Endorsing the adoption of a national flag to honor and remember those who died while serving in America's military. 
SCR 9Memorializing the Congress of the United States to balance the federal budget and hold itself to the same fiscal standards to which it expects its citizens to adhere. 
HB 1044revise certain water project district voter eligibility provisions. 
HB 1052revise the allowable ratio of pharmacy technicians to pharmacists. 
HB 1054increase the amount that the court may assess against the defendant for failure to appear in regard to certain motor vehicle violations. 
HB 1058clarify the definition of motor vehicle for the purpose of supplemental automobile liability insurance. 
HB 1061provide for the practice and regulation of registered midwives. 
HB 1073authorize a loan from the REDI fund for the purpose of constructing an equine processing facility. 
HB 1077establish performance standards for principals, to require an annual evaluation of principals, and to provide for the development of a model evaluation instrument. 
HB 1079repeal certain provisions related to the purchase of firearms by out-of-state residents. 
HB 1082provide for reduced hunting license fees for senior citizens. 
HB 1086require the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to receive the approval of the Senate before acquiring certain land. 
HB 1105restrict political events in the vicinity of certain state-sponsored events. 
HB 1106provide a time period before certain action on the general appropriation bill may commence. 
HB 1109revise certain provisions concerning the township road system. 
HB 1123provide for reciprocal nonresident trapping licenses. 
HB 1125increase the amount of certain veterans' bonus payments. 
HB 1128modify the registration of certain anemometer towers used for wind energy testing purposes. 
HB 1131lower the state sales and use tax on certain food items and to increase the rate of taxation for the sales and use tax on certain goods and services. 
HB 1135require certification for operators of boilers in public buildings. 
HB 1147revise the taxation of rural electric companies with respect to receipts collected for compliance with certain environmental laws. 
HB 1149allow legal residents of the United States to obtain a concealed pistol permit. 
HB 1151provide procedures by which adopted persons may obtain their original birth certificates. 
HB 1163allow certain disabled veterans to obtain a disabled hunter permit. 
HB 1168revise certain provisions regarding the public records open to inspection and copying. 
HB 1177revise certain provisions regarding the use of eminent domain. 
HB 1182provide for the release of information relating to persons attending or invited to certain state-sponsored events. 
HB 1183protect the rights of public employees to participate in certain political activities and to have contact with elected officials. 
HB 1191authorize school district boards to provide licensed day care facilities on or off school district property. 
HB 1192increase certain registration fees for the use of motor vehicles on the public highways. 
HB 1193clarify certain statutes prohibiting political subdivisions from restricting firearms. 
HB 1204prohibit businesses and employers from establishing certain policies against the ability of an invitee or employee to store firearms and ammunition in a locked motor vehicle parked on the premises. 
HB 1205provide for the distribution of certain stimulus money as state aid to education. 
HB 1209provide for the establishment of rural community-based energy development projects. 
HB 1212revise certain provisions regarding the county wheel tax. 
HB 1213limit increases in state government spending. 
HB 1214revise the period of time in which a refund of certain commercial motor vehicle license fees may be requested. 
HB 1215repeal certain refund provisions of the motor fuel tax for certain nonhighway agricultural use of motor fuels and to provide for the distribution of such motor fuel tax. 
HB 1216prohibit certain contract restrictions on the use of ethanol blender pumps by retailers. 
HB 1225conduct a study on the feasibility of maintaining aircraft under the control of the Department of Transportation. 
HB 1238revise who may be issued special alcoholic beverage licenses in conjunction with a special event and to require local governing bodies to establish rules regulating and restricting the operation of special alcoholic beverage licenses. 
HB 1242authorize the use of tribal identification cards as the equivalent of certain state-issued documents for identification purposes. 
HC 1001Honoring and supporting the Scotland Kuchen Feier on the occasion of its second annual event. 
HC 1002Honoring and supporting Czech Days in Tabor, South Dakota, on the occasion of its sixty-third anniversary. 
HC 1003Commending and honoring the 2009-2010 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: Dean Christensen, Deuel, School Superintendent; Susan Proefrock, Belle Fourche, School Business Official; Micy Highstreet, Tri-Valley, Elementary School Principal; Steve Benson, Deuel, Secondary School Principal; Kyley Cumbow, Pierre, Assistant Middle School Principal; Becky Guffin, Aberdeen, Curriculum Director and Kristi Wallin, Lennox, Director of Special Education for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. 
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 1012Commending and honoring the forty-fifth anniversary of the Scottie Stampede Rodeo Days event and the Scotland Rodeo Club. 
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 1014Honoring and commemorating the anniversary in 2011 of the fifty-third annual Schmeckfest in Freeman, South Dakota. 
HC 1016Recognizing and honoring James and Theresa Sedlacek on receiving the 2009 Spark Plug of Scotland Award. 
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 1021Congratulating and commending the White River High School Boys Basketball Team for its State Class B Championship and successful 2009-2010 season. 
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 1028Honoring and commemorating Tripp-Delmont/Armour boys basketball head coach Burnell Glanzer on earning his 600th career win on February 24, 2011. 
HC 1029Commending and honoring the life of former Lieutenant Governor William Dougherty for his years of service to South Dakota. 
HC 1030Congratulating Aberdeen, South Dakota, for its recognition as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People. 
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 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 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 1001Honoring the historical, political, cultural, social, and economic relationships among Canada, the United States, and the State of South Dakota, and recognizing January 24, 2011, as Canada Day at the Capitol. 
HCR 1003Requesting the Federal Communications Commission to make substantive changes to the National Broadband Plan. 
HCR 1008Expressing opposition to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' proposal to levy fees for the storage of water in the Missouri River reservoirs. 
HCR 1009 Urging the reinstatement and funding of federal inspection programs governing equine slaughter and processing facilities. 

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