Representative Elizabeth May — 2013


Picture of Representative Elizabeth May

Party: Republican
Term: New Member
District: 27
Counties: Bennett, Haakon, Jackson, Pennington, Oglala Lakota
Occupation: Rancher/Small Business Owner


Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 414 
EducationMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 413 

Interim Committees

State-Tribal RelationsMember 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1176define truancy. 
HB 1230provide for the removal of records of a discharged lien from the deed of real property. 
HC 1069Commending and Honoring Marcelline J. Lesmeister for her service to the people of the State of South Dakota. 
SC 9Commending and honoring the Wall School District Board of Education, on receiving the Associated School Boards of South Dakota School Board Award of Excellence for 2013. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1067designate POW/MIA Recognition Day as a working holiday. 
HB 1083revise the crime of rustling to include sheep and goats. 
HB 1086revise certain provisions relating to the publication of certain records by cooperatives. 
HB 1087provide for the creation of school sentinel programs and for the training of school sentinels. 
HB 1088require the high school activities association to continue to hold state tournaments in certain venues. 
HB 1089require statewide livestock ownership inspection. 
HB 1090exempt certain amateur sports coaches from sales tax. 
HB 1093allow the use of dogs to hunt mountain lions and leashed dogs to track and retrieve wounded or presumed dead big game animals. 
HB 1095exempt persons that have not been drinking from charges of open container in a motor vehicle. 
HB 1100authorize the use of certain gold and silver coins as legal tender. 
HB 1119establish a school-to-work grant program in the Department of Education and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1121require the publication of information on the number of veterans and veterans with service-connected disabilities employed by South Dakota state government. 
HB 1123increase the surcharge on certain hunting licenses for predator control purposes, approve temporary funding provisions relating to predator control, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1124provide for the appointment of members of the South Dakota Pulse Crops Council. 
HB 1126revise the massage therapy licensing requirements. 
HB 1135regulate access to and use of public waters on public and private property. 
HB 1144permit the euthanization of wildlife that have been seriously injured in motor vehicle accidents. 
HB 1145provide that road-killed animals are in the public domain and to provide the means of possession. 
HB 1146prohibit private trapping by conservation officers and certain Game, Fish and Parks employees. 
HB 1147transfer the administration and supervision of all trapping statutes and rules to the Department of Agriculture. 
HB 1148revise certain provisions relating to the checking of traps and removal of caught animals. 
HB 1151extend general immunity from liability for directors and officers of certain nonprofit fire and ambulance departments and to limit certain actions for personal injury or death. 
HB 1156revise certain provisions concerning nonresident waterfowl licenses. 
HB 1160clarify certain penalty provisions relating to damage caused by wildlife to land, livestock, or crops. 
HB 1173establish an education property tax credit program. 
HB 1183establish a pilot program that uses home-based educational technology to prepare certain preschool children for school, and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1186remove a requirement that certain documents presented for driver licensing purposes be copied and retained. 
HB 1187provide alternative brand inspection procedures for certain rodeo livestock. 
HB 1199prohibit the sharing of patient records in a health information exchange by the state without written authorization from the patient. 
HB 1210restrict state involvement in certain tribal aspects of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. 
HB 1211provide for an Indian Child Welfare Act court monitoring program. 
HB 1221provide for the establishment and maintenance of a state veterans and public servants cemetery and memorial park. 
HB 1222provide that any federal law that attempts to ban firearms, to limit the size of firearm magazines, or to impose other limitations on firearms is unenforceable in South Dakota, to provide a penalty, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1227provide for an affirmative defense of medical necessity for certain marijauna offenses. 
HB 1240provide for the practice of cosmetology services in certain venues outside of a licensed salon. 
HB 1243protect employees from certain automatic deductions or transfers for the purpose of funding political contributions. 
HB 1248allow assisted living centers to accept and retain residents with dementia. 
HC 1005Commending and honoring the 2012 Habitat for Humanity - South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
HC 1016Honoring George Zahn and his wife for their many years of public service to the municipality of Worthing. 
HC 1017Commending and honoring the 2011-2012 Girls AA Mitchell High School Kernel Basketball Team for winning the State AA Girls Basketball Championship. 
HC 1020Honoring the memory of Don Hight. 
HC 1022Honoring the South Dakota Department of Agriculture for one hundred ten years of promoting, protecting, preserving, and improving South Dakota's agriculture for today and tomorrow. 
HC 1025Recognizing Saturday, July 27, 2013, as the National Day of the American Cowboy. 
HC 1056Honoring those persons who encourage children to read and those children who participate in the Read Across America Program that builds awareness and supports reading programs in our homes and communities. 
HC 1063Recognizing the fortieth anniversary of the 1973 occupation of Wounded Knee. 
HC 1070Honoring the memory of Milo Smith. 
HCR 1001in opposition to certain actions by animal rights groups to undermine agricultural producers. 
HCR 1003Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota. 
HCR 1006Petitioning the President of the United States and the Department of State to authorize the Keystone XL Pipeline. 
HCR 1008Exposing and opposing United Nations Agenda 21. 
HCR 1011Encouraging pedestrians and bicyclists to wear brightly colored clothing when using a public highway and for motorists to watch for pedestrians and bicyclists. 
HR 1001endorsing the induction of Tom C. Miller into the PRCA Rodeo Hall of Fame. 
HR 1002Urging the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs to be proactive in facilitating the development of a South Dakota Veterans cemetery in eastern South Dakota and in working with the South Dakota Department of Human Resources to ensure that South Dakota veterans are afforded state employment opportunities. 
SB 80reinstate certain provisions repealed in the Eighty-seventh Legislative Session regarding the accounting for federal impact aid. 
SB 97prohibit the publication of certain information pertaining to firearm possession and ownership. 
SB 100establish a wine direct shipper permit and to provide for certain direct shipments of wine. 
SB 125provide for the award of joint physical custody of children under certain circumstances. 
SB 132grant 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 160require health care facilities to allow patients to supply their own prescription medications. 
SB 161authorize certain persons to perform limited equine dentistry procedures. 
SB 188make an appropriation to fund the Teach for America grant program. 
SB 191increase state aid to education and revise certain provisions related to education funding. 
SB 205authorize the hunting of wolves in certain circumstances. 
SB 207make certain legislative findings concerning federal infringement on Second Amendment rights. 
SB 217exempt certain rodeo events from sales taxes. 
SB 227revise provisions relating to the possession of firearms on snowmobiles. 
SC 2Commending Principal Dan Walsh for his years of service in education in South Dakota. 
SC 3Commending and honoring the 2011-2012 outstanding school administrators of South Dakota: Bob Sittig, Baltic, School Superintendent; Jeff Rieckman, Haakon, Middle School Principal; Marcia Jackson, Hot Springs, School Business Official; Tim Kosters, Lead-Deadwood, Elementary School Principal; Rocky Brinkman, Andes Central, Secondary School Principal; Melinda Jensen, Brookings, Assistant Secondary School Principal; Tanya Rasmussen, Harrisburg, Curriculum Director; Chrissy Peterson, Meade, Director of Special Education for being named  
SC 5Commending and congratulating Colton Manville, Trevor Mahoney, and Dean Laganiere, students at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, for qualifying for the Olympics of Computer Science which will take place in Russia. 
SC 8Honoring Harold Thune and Jerald Applebee of Murdo for their individual accomplishments, as well as their efforts and involvement with the Annual Jones County Invitational Basketball Tournament. 
SC 12Commending and honoring the Parker State Class B Boys Cross Country Champions. 
SC 13Honoring the crew of North Carolina Air National Guard, MAFFS (Modular Airborne FireFighting System) 7, 145th Airlift Wing, Charlotte, North Carolina. 
SC 14honoring Molly Hermann of Sturgis, South Dakota Girls State Governor and Ty Wiley 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 15Honoring the Kopriva family of Clark County as the 2012 Leopold Conservation Award recipient. 
SC 16Commending and honoring Gale Lundberg on his retirement from teaching and coaching for fifty years in South Dakota schools. 
SC 20Commending and honoring the White River Tigers Boys Gold Team on being champions of the 2012 Boys State Class B Golf Tournament. 
SC 22Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days Festivities on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary on June 20, 21, and 22, 2013. 
SC 29Honoring Courtney Peterson of Sisseton, South Dakota, as the recipient of the 2012 Miss Rodeo America First Runner-up Award. 
SCR 1Urging action by Congress on agricultural issues and the federal farm bill. 
SCR 5Commending the Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG) pilot program at Wagner Community School, and honoring Sage Zephier for delivering the student address for the JAG National Leadership Awards Luncheon in Washington. 
SCR 6Requesting the Congress of the United States to enact legislation that would reinstate the separation of commercial and investment banking functions that were in effect under the Glass-Steagall Act (Banking Act of 1933). 
SJR 3Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the fundamental right of state citizens to bear arms cannot be infringed and is subject to strict scrutiny. 

Hearings

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