Representative Scott Munsterman — 2015


Picture of Representative Scott Munsterman

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 07
Counties: Brookings
Occupation: Chiropractor


Session Committees

Health and Human ServicesChair TTh 7:45 AM Room 412 
State AffairsMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 414 

Interim Committees

Legislative Planning CommitteeChair 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1005repeal the foundation program fund and references thereto. 
HB 1072provide that certain information regarding postsecondary technical institutes be given to parents and guardians of students in middle schools and high schools. 
HB 1165revise the composition requirement of the Historic Preservation Commission. 
HB 1166prohibit the use of tanning devices by minors. 
SB 89require the development of school safety plans and to require the conduct of lockdown drills in accredited schools. 
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 120revise certain provisions regarding special alcoholic beverage licenses issued in conjunction with special events and to declare an emergency. 
SB 135authorize municipalities to impose an additional sales and use tax for a limited period of time for a specified use. 
SB 181enhance higher education affordability and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 182revise the rate of interest for late payment of certain taxes. 
SB 190clarify health coverage for applied behavior analysis, and to establish the Applied Behavior Analysis Provider Workgroup. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1080authorize the use of investigational treatments for patients under certain conditions and to restrict certain causes of action arising from investigational treatment. 
HB 1083require reimbursement to certain entities for fire suppression and extinguishment costs. 
HB 1086establish the Economic Contingencies Work Group to ascertain the effects of a significant and extended national economic crisis on South Dakota. 
HB 1097provide for a reduced minimum fall enrollment for certain school districts. 
HB 1115increase the maximum property tax levy for the pension fund of a school district. 
HB 1133regulate vision care plans and vision discount plans. 
HB 1138revise the penalty for the failure to wear a properly adjusted and fastened safety seat belt system in a passenger vehicle. 
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 1163reinstate certain civil actions for childhood sexual abuse. 
HC 1002Honoring Hunter Paulsen, a senior at Elk Point-Jefferson High School, for his outstanding accomplishments in the sport of cross country. 
HC 1003Commending and honoring the Alcester-Hudson Cubs football team on an outstanding season in 2014. 
HC 1012Congratulating and commending the Hamlin High School football team for winning the 2014 State 9B Football Championship. 
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. 
SB 73improve public safety regarding juvenile justice. 
SB 86place a term limit on the office of poet laureate. 
SB 100create a leased residential property classification. 
SB 118provide additional transparency for prescription drug plans. 
SB 121prospectively repeal the death penalty. 
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 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 5Supporting a stronger South Dakota-China relationship. 
SCR 6to direct the Department of Education to ensure South Dakota students are well-versed in civics and government. 

Hearings

01/18 02:00 PM House of RepresentativesHB 1005repeal the foundation program fund and references thereto. 
01/18 02:00 PM House of RepresentativesHB 1072provide that certain information regarding postsecondary technical institutes be given to parents and guardians of students in middle schools and high schools.