Senator Frank J. Kloucek — 2012


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Party: Democrat
Term: Incumbent
District: 19
Counties: Bon Homme, Douglas, Hanson, Hutchinson, McCook
Occupation: Farmer


Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 412 
Local GovernmentMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 412 
TransportationMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 423 

Prime Sponsor

SB 71provide driver licensing stations and provide the same level of service at each station as was prior to October 1, 2009. 
SB 72revise certain provisions regarding the testing of applicants for a driver license. 
SB 73revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2010 to provide language interpreters at driver licensing stations, two in Sioux Falls, two in Rapid City, and two in Aberdeen. 
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 111prohibit certain outside employment and compensation by presidents of state institutions of higher education. 
SB 112regulate compensation for certain outside activities by certain state officers and employees. 
SB 113require the Board of Regents to formulate and promulgate a regental policy on outside employment by institutional officers and employees. 
SB 116require that certain insurers provide notice by certified or registered mail under certain circumstances. 
SB 117designate the kolache as the official state pastry. 
SB 135provide certain incentives for energy conservation by electric utilities through voltage regulation. 
SB 151provide for a study of the feasibility of establishing an equine processing facility and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 174appropriate funds for increased wages for employees of nursing facilities and to transfer funds from the health care trust fund. 
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 10Honoring Tate Bruckner of Menno, South Dakota, for his outstanding performance as a high school athlete and his dedication to his community. 
SC 11Honoring David Maxwell of Parkston, South Dakota, for his determination and outstanding performance as a high school athlete and his dedication to his community. 
SC 14Honoring and congratulating the members of the 2009 Corsica VFW Teener youth baseball team: Kris Menning, Adam Fink, Aaron Groeneweg, Kiefer Johnson, Luke Bamberg, Colin Wieczorek, Gunner Baan Hofman, Ryan Hongslo, Eric Vanden Hoek, Harlan Big Crow, and Kyle Beltman with bat boy Gavin Zomer and Coaches Bob Bamberg and Dave Holstein on their first-ever State B Baseball Championship Title 
SCR 4Opposing certain federal legislation related to equine slaughter and processing and urging the reinstatement and funding of federal inspection programs governing equine slaughter and processing facilities. 
SJR 4Proposing a constitutional amendment to combine the offices of state treasurer and state auditor into the single office of state comptroller. 
HB 1123repeal the income tax imposed on banks and financial corporations. 
HB 1124repeal the premium and annuity tax imposed on insurance companies. 
HB 1148authorize counties to change the method of electing the county board of commissioners to either an at-large or district basis. 
HCR 1005Urging the President of the United States and Congress to pursue a course of disengagement and containment of the forces threatening our homeland security. 
HJR 1002Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election a new section to Article XI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the imposition of a corporate income tax. 

Co Sponsor

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 99revise the distribution of the pesticide registration fee and to establish the weed and pest early detection rapid response fund. 
SB 100continue the motorcycle safety education fee. 
SB 104revise certain provisions regarding disclosure of public information and public meetings. 
SB 105provide a statutory reference for the code of ethics for certified teachers and administrators. 
SB 124establish the per student allocation for FY 2011, and to revise the index factor in the state aid to education formula. 
SB 160allow certain local governments to participate in the state health insurance plan. 
SB 178provide for the issuance of reduced fee hunting and fishing licenses to certain persons with disabilities. 
SB 179require that certain contested cases be heard by hearing examiners in the Office of Hearing Examiners. 
SB 180clarify certain statutes prohibiting political subdivisions from restricting firearms. 
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 5Commending and honoring the 2008-2009 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: Don Kirkegaard, Britton-Hecla, School Superintendent; Sherry Hansen, Tripp-Delmont, School Business Official; Dr. Jackie McNamara, Sioux Falls, Elementary School Principal; Jerry Rasmussen, Dakota Valley, Secondary School Principal; Dr. Debra Johnson, Chamberlain, Middle School Principal; Don Lyon, Meade, Assistant Secondary Principal; Darci Love, Huron, Curriculum Director; and John Fathke, South Central Ed Coop, Director of Special Education for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. 
SC 20Recognizing Don Meyer for his distinguished service to the State of South Dakota. 
SC 21Honoring and supporting Hometown Days in Eagle Butte, South Dakota, on the occasion of its centennial anniversary. 
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 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. 
HB 1088revise certain provisions regarding the rights of certain new vehicle dealers and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1108revise the definition of general fund base percentage in the calculation of state aid to education. 
HB 1116limit certain outside employment and compensation by presidents and executive officers of state institutions of higher education. 
HB 1119prohibit certain acts of sexual penetration and contact between certain school employees and students and to provide penalties therefor. 
HB 1122appropriate money for the Northern Crops Institute. 
HB 1125revise certain documentation requirements related to driver licensing. 
HB 1127authorize landowners and lessees to possess certain game animal and game bird trophies. 
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 1140prohibit the use of certain photo radar speed detection systems and of certain photo monitoring devices to detect red light violations. 
HB 1141provide for legislative redistricting based on single-member house districts. 
HB 1142prohibit campaign contributions to candidates for the Public Utilities Commission by certain persons or entities associated with regulated entities. 
HB 1155require the marking of certain anemometer towers used for wind energy testing purposes. 
HB 1165revise the procedure for reissuing certain alcoholic beverage licenses. 
HB 1167revise the term of service of a grand jury. 
HB 1170authorize the issuance of certain lifetime hunting and fishing licenses. 
HB 1176authorize certain licensed hunters who are quadriplegic to hunt using a designated hunter. 
HB 1182prohibit certain employment practices. 
HB 1184revise employee sick leave used for the care of a spouse, child, or parent of the employee if the spouse, child, or parent has a serious health condition. 
HB 1185provide property tax benefits to the surviving spouses of certain disabled veterans. 
HB 1186prohibit certain regulated entities from providing financial support for events involving the Public Utilities Commission. 
HB 1187prohibit the killing, injury, or interference with a law enforcement support animal and to establish certain penalties. 
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 1194revise certain provisions concerning wind easements and to specify certain information to be included in the recorded documents. 
HB 1197revise certain provisions concerning railroad tax credits. 
HB 1203provide for the regulation of acupuncturists. 
HB 1217regulate passenger elevators, escalators, and similar conveyance facilities. 
HB 1218provide for the election of the secretary of agriculture. 
HB 1223provide procedures by which adopted persons may obtain their original birth certificates and the contact preference of birth parents. 
HB 1243establish certain requirements regarding the placement of driver licensing sites. 
HB 1253refer to a vote of the people a bill to authorize smoking in certain establishments under certain conditions. 
HB 1255lower 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 1259allow school districts to charge students a fee to participate in interscholastic activities for which no academic credit is earned. 
HB 1264provide for the issuance of free antlerless deer licenses to certain landowners and lessees. 
HB 1272revise certain provisions regarding paternity and termination of parental rights. 
HB 1273restrict certain state purchases of gasoline to ethanol blends. 
HC 1010Commending and honoring South Dakota's one hundred eighty-eight agriculture educators on National Teach Agriculture Day, February 25, 2010. 
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. 
HCR 1011Endorsing Taiwan's participation as observer in the International Civil Aviation Organization and United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. 
HCR 1012Directing the South Dakota State Investment Council to apply its Social Activism Policy to address the ongoing genocide and other atrocities being committed in Sudan. 
HCR 1014Urging the members of the United States Congress to propose the Parental Rights Amendment to the states for ratification. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled