Senator Bruce Rampelberg — 2015


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Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 30
Counties: Custer, Fall River, Pennington
Occupation: Retired Banker


Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 412 
EducationMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 423 
Health and Human ServicesChair MWF 10:00 AM Room 412 
Retirement LawsChair Call of Chair 3:00 PM Room 412 

Interim Committees

Retirement LawsChair 
Tribal Economic Development Task Force (South Dakota)Member 

Prime Sponsor

SB 118provide additional transparency for prescription drug plans. 
SB 152make an appropriation for certain costs related to mountain pine beetle suppression and to declare an emergency. 
SB 163make an appropriation to fund the Teach for America grant program. 
HB 1087authorize trust protectors to be a party to a legal action to remove trustees or pursue legal action for and on behalf of trusts. 
HB 1101ensure local control over curriculum and methods of instruction. 
HB 1180revise certain provisions regarding the regulation of captive insurance companies. 
HB 1203provide for a state assessment and report on the effects of implementing the Clean Air Act. 
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 1002making a formal application to the President of the United States, that the President grant a presidential pardon to Peter L. Larson. 

Co Sponsor

SB 73improve public safety regarding juvenile justice. 
SB 75revise the effective period of the travel permit for certain livestock used for rodeo purposes and to declare an emergency. 
SB 76extend the length of time a local livestock ownership inspection certificate is valid for transportation. 
SB 77allow nursing mothers to breastfeed in certain locations. 
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 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 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 101establish certain provisions regarding cancer treatment medication coverage by insurance companies. 
SB 103authorize townships to levy a capital improvement property tax for secondary roads, bridges, and culverts. 
SB 105provide Legislators access to the state capitol complex tunnel system. 
SB 112revise certain provisions regarding voting rights of a person convicted of a felony. 
SB 115require the state to assume the responsibility for legal expenses of certain persons in the state's custody. 
SB 116authorize the county coroner to charge a fee for certain autopsy reports. 
SB 122revise provisions related to the death penalty. 
SB 123prohibit an employer from requiring an employee or applicant to provide passwords to personal accounts. 
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 143revise certain provisions regarding group hunting and possession of firearms. 
SB 150require certain motor vehicles to pay an additional registration fee. 
SB 151revise the distribution of the revenue from petroleum release compensation and tank inspection fees. 
SB 164require students to take a civics test to demonstrate knowledge of United States history and government. 
SB 168establish a task force to study elder abuse in South Dakota. 
SB 170increase legislator salary. 
SB 185increase the motor vehicle excise tax rate and to dedicate a portion of the revenue to the local government highway and bridge fund. 
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. 
SC 3Commending and honoring the 2013-2014 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota, including Tim Mitchell, Rapid City, School Superintendent; Anita Stugelmeyer, Lemmon, School Business Official; John Decker, Watertown, Elementary School Principal; Brad Seamer, McCook Central, Secondary School Principal; Peggy Diekhoff, Todd County, Assistant Secondary School Principal; Kym Johnston, Lennox, Curriculum Director; Michelle Powers, Brookings, Director of Special Education; and Rhonda Gross, Arlington, Middle School Principal, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. 
SC 5recognizing and honoring South Dakota Farmers Union for its 100th birthday. 
SC 21recognizing and commending the 100th anniversary of the Order of the Arrow, the National Honor Society of the Boy Scouts of America. 
SC 29Honoring Kendra Peterson of Sisseton as 2015 Miss Rodeo South Dakota. 
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 3Recognizing the mutual benefit between health care sharing and health savings accounts. 
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. 
SJR 2Proposing 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 an education franchise tax on profits of corporations and dedication of the revenue therefrom. 
HB 1005repeal the foundation program fund and references thereto. 
HB 1084expand collateral eligible to be pledged as security for public deposits. 
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 1100clarify how a vacancy on a school board is filled. 
HB 1103revise certain provisions relating to comparative negligence. 
HB 1117provide for the approval of postsecondary courses for certain nonpublic school students and students receiving alternative instruction. 
HB 1121authorize township boards to establish speed zones on township roads. 
HB 1122authorize township boards to designate certain roads as no maintenance roads. 
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 1182limit the number of apprentices to be supervised by an electrician. 
HB 1196revise certain driver licensing provisions. 
HB 1209revise certain provisions relating to changes in terms of credit card agreements. 
HB 1220provide for the free exercise of religion and to declare an emergency. 
HC 1022Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for winning the 2014 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. 
HC 1023Commending and honoring the Parkston Trojan football team on a successful 2014 season. 
HC 1024Honoring the Parkston High School wrestling team and coach Jared Digmann on their accomplishments. 
HC 1025Honoring the Parkston High School Girls Golf program and coaches Tyler Hockett and Eric Norden on their accomplishments. 
HC 1026Honoring Parkston High School Athletic Director and Girls Basketball Coach Rob Vanlaecken on his career accomplishments and retirement. 
HCR 1002Supporting the continued operation of the D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery. 
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 1009Designating 2015 as the "Year of Remembrance for the Centennial Since the Commencement of the Armenian Genocide of 1915-1923" in South Dakota and urging Congress and the President of the United States to formally and consistently recognize and reaffirm the historical truth that the atrocities committed against the Armenian, Greek, and other Christians living in their historical homelands in Anatolia constituted genocide and to work towards equitable, stable, and durable Armenian-Turkish relations and a fair, just, and comprehensive international resolution of this crime against humanity. 
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