Senator Corey Brown — 2015


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President Pro Tempore

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 23
Counties: Campbell, Edmunds, Faulk, Hand, McPherson, Potter, Spink, Walworth
Occupation: Insurance


Session Committees

Legislative ProcedureChair Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 
Joint Legislative ProcedureVice-Chair Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 
State AffairsVice-Chair MWF 10:00 AM Room 414 

Interim Committees

BondingVice-Chair 
Executive BoardVice-Chair 
Legislative Planning CommitteeMember 

Prime Sponsor

SB 78authorize counties or medical providers to recover inmate healthcare costs from insurers. 
SB 86place a term limit on the office of poet laureate. 
SB 106provide for risk management services for properties used to provide postsecondary technical education. 
SB 113revise certain provisions regarding the fiscal impact statements prepared for legislation that impacts state prison or county jail populations. 
SB 135authorize municipalities to impose an additional sales and use tax for a limited period of time for a specified use. 
SB 136exclude certain municipal taxes from the gross receipts used to determine the tax liability for customers served by electric cooperatives and electric utilities. 
SB 137revise certain provisions regarding the term of the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. 
SB 166revise the method used to calculate the petition signatures to place initiated measures on the ballot and to declare an emergency. 
SC 13Honoring South Dakota's Army and Air National Guard outstanding personnel winners. 
HB 1001establish a wine direct shipment license and wine carrier license to enable the direct shipments of certain wine in South Dakota. 
HB 1002make an appropriation to the Department of Revenue to provide for the electronic submission of reports and taxes related to alcoholic beverages and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1003repeal the alcohol wholesaler tax and to increase the occupational tax on certain alcoholic beverages. 
HB 1004authorize the direct sale of distilled spirits from artisan distillers to retailers and wholesalers. 
HB 1005repeal the foundation program fund and references thereto. 
HB 1090prohibit a person from serving as a member of a consumers power district board of directors in certain cases. 
HB 1105provide for an affidavit creating a rebuttable presumption that a person is not an employee for purposes of workers' compensation and to provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1162enact the Interstate Insurance Product Regulation Compact. 
HB 1235update the valuation manual related to the valuation of assets, liabilities, and reserves. 

Co Sponsor

SB 73improve public safety regarding juvenile justice. 
SB 79revise certain provisions concerning the manner in which county wheel taxes are imposed. 
SB 80increase the selling price of a towed vehicle that exempts the seller of the vehicle from certain vehicle dealer licensing requirements. 
SB 81require persons convicted of driving a vehicle while under influence of alcohol, drugs, or intoxicants to pay certain costs to the county. 
SB 82update outdated language related to domestic abuse. 
SB 83authorize a board of county commissioners to designate certain section line roads and secondary roads as no maintenance and to revise certain provisions to vacate, change, or locate a highway by a board of county commissioners. 
SB 85repeal certain requirements regarding the handlebar height on motorcycles. 
SB 89require the development of school safety plans and to require the conduct of lockdown drills in accredited schools. 
SB 91make an appropriation to support the South Dakota need-based grant program and to declare an emergency. 
SB 92make an appropriation to support the South Dakota critical teaching needs scholarship program and to declare an emergency. 
SB 95revise provisions related to human trafficking. 
SB 96revise provisions related to prostitution and solicitation of a minor. 
SB 104revise certain provisions regarding student surveys. 
SB 105provide Legislators access to the state capitol complex tunnel system. 
SB 109establish a grant program for adult community residential services designed to reduce the risk of recidivism, to provide a report to the Legislature, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 118provide additional transparency for prescription drug plans. 
SB 120revise certain provisions regarding special alcoholic beverage licenses issued in conjunction with special events and to declare an emergency. 
SB 128revise certain provisions concerning the general requirements that vehicle owners must satisfy before applying for military plates. 
SB 131establish certain provisions regarding stray electrical current and voltage remediation. 
SB 139authorize the increase in the number of video lottery machines that may be placed in a licensed establishment under certain conditions. 
SB 143revise certain provisions regarding group hunting and possession of firearms. 
SB 146authorize funding for an honor guard detail for deceased veterans and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 153repeal the South Dakota certified site and technology park programs. 
SB 154require that certain employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs be veterans. 
SB 168establish a task force to study elder abuse in South Dakota. 
SB 177establish a youth minimum wage. 
SB 181enhance higher education affordability and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 182revise the rate of interest for late payment of certain taxes. 
SB 189provide a tax credit to insurance companies that contribute to an organization providing educational scholarships to certain students and instructional supply grants to certain teachers and parents. 
SB 190clarify health coverage for applied behavior analysis, and to establish the Applied Behavior Analysis Provider Workgroup. 
SC 19Commending and honoring the Lennox School FFA chapter. 
SC 20Honoring and celebrating Leslie Fylling upon receiving the Teacher of the Year award, presented by the Tea Area Parent Teacher Organization. 
SC 21recognizing and commending the 100th anniversary of the Order of the Arrow, the National Honor Society of the Boy Scouts of America. 
SC 26Commending and honoring Vern DeGeest on his retirement from teaching, coaching, and administrating after fifty-four years in South Dakota schools. 
SCR 1Commending the improvements to health care in South Dakota achieved by the system of care established by the community-based Mission: Lifeline initiative. 
SCR 6to direct the Department of Education to ensure South Dakota students are well-versed in civics and government. 
SCR 7Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers. 
SCR 8Condemning the growing anti-Semitism in certain countries and extending an invitation to Jewish families from around the world to South Dakota. 
HB 1066clarify that the required notice requirements related to continuing contracts do not apply to employees of postsecondary technical institutes. 
HB 1067establish maximum reproduction costs for medical records. 
HB 1088permit procurement of certain disability insurance from a non-admitted insurer. 
HB 1089ban the practice of female genital mutilation in the state, to provide a penalty therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1097provide for a reduced minimum fall enrollment for certain school districts. 
HB 1113repeal and revise certain motor vehicle and boat damage and salvage disclosure requirements. 
HB 1116repeal and revise certain provisions relating to the requirements for a permit to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1118provide for oversight of postsecondary technical institutes. 
HB 1123authorize alcoholic beverages to be sold, served, and consumed in certain on-sale licensees during an extended period of time. 
HB 1130prohibit an abortion provider from accepting payment for an abortion prior to the end of the required informed consent period. 
HB 1145revise certain provisions regarding the payment of salary and compensation to legislators. 
HB 1152limit the terms of certain conservation easements. 
HB 1153expand the definition of teleconference to include certain meetings conducted through electronic text colloquy and to require the retention of certain records of text colloquy meetings for public inspection. 
HB 1155require that information be provided to a pregnant mother whose child tests positive for Down syndrome. 
HB 1156prohibit the performance of abortions due to Down syndrome and to provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1173revise certain provisions regarding liability of parties involved in frivolous or malicious civil actions. 
HB 1176authorize a person to be on the general election ballot for president or vice president and another office. 
HB 1177remove certain exceptions to campaign finance report filings. 
HB 1179revise the definition of a veteran. 
HB 1180revise certain provisions regarding the regulation of captive insurance companies. 
HB 1181authorize the manufacture of cider in certain amounts. 
HB 1201revise certain provisions regarding planning and zoning. 
HB 1207revise certain provisions concerning the school district pension fund and capital outlay fund tax levies, to provide property tax opt-out procedures for the capital outlay levy, and to revise the per student allocation. 
HB 1212criminalize abuse of an unborn child. 
HB 1229revise provisions related to the release of medical waste. 
HC 1001Commending and honoring Jim Hagen in Pierre, South Dakota, for receiving the State Tourism Director of the Year Award. 
HCR 1004Addressed to the United States Supreme Court setting forth certain facts and expressly enumerating the grievances of the People of the State of South Dakota, through their elected representatives, with that Court's decision in Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973), and its progeny and calling for that Court to now protect the intrinsic, natural, fundamental rights of the children of our State and nation and the intrinsic, natural, fundamental rights of their pregnant mothers in their relationship with their children, and the mothers' health by reconsidering and overturning the court's decision in Roe. 
HCR 1007opposing the EPA's guidelines to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from existing fossil fuel-fired power plants in a manner that will cause economic harm. 
HJR 1003Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article XIV of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the authority of the Board of Regents. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled