Representative R. Shawn Tornow — 2011


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Party: Republican
Term: New Member
District: 14
Counties: Minnehaha
Occupation: Attorney


Session Committees

JudiciaryMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 413 
Local GovernmentMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 414 

Interim Committees

Rules ReviewVice-Chair 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1076increase the fee for a payor to withhold child support. 
HB 1200include certain state officials in protections afforded law enforcement and judicial officers. 
HB 1206revise certain provisions relating to grandparent visitation and to declare an emergency. 
SB 164revise certain provisions regarding the regulation of traffic on municipal streets. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1037revise certain posting requirements relating to hunting in the Black Hills Fire Protection District. 
HB 1083revise certain state education benefits for veterans. 
HB 1084require drug screening for county sheriffs. 
HB 1085prohibit certain political advertising in highway rights-of-way. 
HB 1102revise certain provisions concerning the presumption of legitimacy of children born or conceived in wedlock. 
HB 1103revise certain provisions regarding zero based budgeting requirements. 
HB 1151provide procedures by which adopted persons may obtain their original birth certificates. 
HB 1153prohibit the Board of Education from adopting certain standards for the subject of history. 
HB 1160regulate certain automatic periodic financial transfers for the purpose of funding political contributions. 
HB 1174revise certain provisions concerning alcoholic beverage licenses issued at the county fairgrounds. 
HB 1184limit the subrogation of certain insurers unless and until the insured is fully compensated. 
HB 1217establish certain legislative findings pertaining to the decision of a pregnant mother considering termination of her relationship with her child by an abortion, to establish certain procedures to better insure that such decisions are voluntary, uncoerced, and informed, and to revise certain causes of action for professional negligence relating to performance of an abortion. 
HB 1219extend certain protections against precipitous eviction to certain long-term tenants at will. 
HB 1236provide for a temporary decrease of legislator salaries. 
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. 
HC 1008Commending and honoring the Arlington Cardinals Girls State Class B Volleyball Championship Team, coaches, and staff. 
HC 1009Honoring 2011 Miss Rodeo America, McKenzie Haley. 
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 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 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 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. 
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 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 1053Commending and honoring Keith Cutler for his dedication to developing and promoting the sport of baseball throughout the state of South Dakota. 
HCR 1002To declare February 6, 2011, as Ronald Reagan Day, in South Dakota. 
HCR 1011Expressing support for civic education in the public schools in South Dakota, and recognizing March 9, 2011, as Civic Education Day at the state capitol. 
HCR 1013Recognizing March 2, 2011, as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day in South Dakota. 
HJR 1004Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article V, section 1 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota relating to prohibiting the application of international law, the law of foreign nations, and certain foreign religious or moral codes in the state courts of South Dakota. 
SB 83revise certain requirements relating to the publication of municipal ordinances and resolutions. 
SB 95provide for the printing of voting rights notices. 
SB 111extend for two years the period of time in which school districts may expend capital outlay funds for certain transportation, insurance, energy, and utility costs. 
SB 149establish policies for youth athletes with concussions resulting from participation in youth athletic activities. 
SB 155revise the contents of the notice to the county where hospitalization is furnished to indigent persons. 
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 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 13Recognizing the work of the Girl Scouts in combating bullying and cyber bullying. 
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 

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