Representative Bernie Hunhoff — 2011


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Minority Leader

Party: Democrat
Term: Incumbent
District: 18
Counties: Yankton
Occupation: Writer


Session Committees

Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:30 AM Room 413 
State AffairsMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 414 
TaxationMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 464 

Interim Committees

Legislative ProcedureMember 
Sales Tax Review CommitteeMember 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1107provide for a process to limit state government spending. 
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. 
HJR 1002Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article XI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the limitation of expenditures for the State of South Dakota. 
SB 107require 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. 
SB 113revise certain provisions regarding the notice requirements for changes in zoning requested by landowners. 
SB 119revise certain provisions relating to sureties for water user district treasurers. 
SB 120revise the amount of compensation that water user district directors may receive. 
SB 122revise certain provisions relating to the expenditure of water user district funds. 
SB 126stabilize the funding of the state aid to education formula for two years by appropriating money from the education enhancement trust fund and borrowing money from certain school districts, to create the education stabilization fund, and to prohibit school districts from imposing an excess tax levy for two years. 
SCR 6In support of reforming the federal Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1056establish an additional time period during which fireworks may be sold and discharged and to revise certain provisions regarding county regulation of fireworks. 
HB 1090provide for legislative redistricting based on single-member house districts. 
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 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 1108revise certain provisions with regard to the rights of industrial and construction equipment dealers. 
HB 1121revise certain legislative policies relating to the establishment of legislative districts. 
HB 1122restrict certain state purchases of gasoline to ethanol blends. 
HB 1125increase the amount of certain veterans' bonus payments. 
HB 1127repeal the requirement that rear vehicle registration plates be illuminated. 
HB 1130allow certain adult children of overseas citizens to vote in the state. 
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 1154require persons convicted of crimes involving domestic violence to support domestic violence programs. 
HB 1156define intentional strangulation as aggravated assault and provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1157revise the rate of the insurance company premium and annuity taxes applied to court appearance bonds and to establish an annual fee for certificate of authority for domestic insurers issuing court appearance bonds. 
HB 1177revise certain provisions regarding the use of eminent domain. 
HB 1179permit local political subdivisions with volunteer advanced life support personnel to establish deferred compensation plans. 
HB 1181authorize the release of information related to users of certain state lodging facilities. 
HB 1182provide for the release of information relating to persons attending or invited to certain state-sponsored events. 
HB 1184limit the subrogation of certain insurers unless and until the insured is fully compensated. 
HB 1185regulate persons offering speech-language pathology to the public. 
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 1205provide for the distribution of certain stimulus money as state aid to education. 
HB 1211establish provisions to enhance education in the state concerning the history of labor and collective bargaining. 
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 1216prohibit certain contract restrictions on the use of ethanol blender pumps by retailers. 
HB 1220permit a nonresident youth to purchase a resident small game hunting license. 
HB 1224provide a maximum finance charge for payday loans and title loans. 
HB 1225conduct a study on the feasibility of maintaining aircraft under the control of the Department of Transportation. 
HB 1235create the Board of Regents performance improvement fund and make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1242authorize the use of tribal identification cards as the equivalent of certain state-issued documents for identification purposes. 
HB 1253establish provisions for military and overseas voters. 
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 1009Honoring 2011 Miss Rodeo America, McKenzie Haley. 
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 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 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 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 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. 
HCR 1003Requesting the Federal Communications Commission to make substantive changes to the National Broadband Plan. 
HCR 1006In support of reforming the federal Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976. 
HCR 1009 Urging the reinstatement and funding of federal inspection programs governing equine slaughter and processing facilities. 
HCR 1013Recognizing March 2, 2011, as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day in South Dakota. 
SB 64provide that interest paid on negative balances in employers' experience rating accounts be credited to their experience rating accounts. 
SB 66revise certain provisions regarding land leased by counties. 
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 76exempt certain gift certificates and closed-loop prepaid cards from the unclaimed property provisions. 
SB 87prohibit local exchange carriers from assessing certain access stimulation charges and to establish certain penalties. 
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 169revise certain requirements relating to participation by tribal schools in the federal school lunch program. 
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. 
SC 4Congratulating and honoring Susan Turnipseed of Brookings as South Dakota's 2011 Teacher of the Year. 
SC 6Commending and honoring the 2010 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
SC 12Honoring and supporting the Isabel Celebration in Isabel, South Dakota, on the occasion of the town's centennial anniversary. 
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 18Honoring the city of Yankton on the one hundred fiftieth anniversary of its establishment as the capital of Dakota Territory. 
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 7Urging Congress to enact legislation banning bisphenol A in children's products. 

Hearings

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