Senator Bruce Rampelberg — 2016


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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

Payment Methodologies for Medicaid Providers StudyMember 
Retirement LawsMember 

Prime Sponsor

SC 5Commending and honoring Tanya Olson, a member of the Custer School District Board of Education, on her selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota Outstanding School Board Member for 2015. 
HB 1073require persons operating bicycles under certain conditions to stop and allow faster vehicles to pass. 
HB 1074repeal the rule that allows anonymous complaints to be filed against real estate appraisers. 
HB 1083change the taxation method used in the sale of certain off-road vehicles and require that the sale of these vehicles be by licensed vehicle dealers. 
HB 1158provide for state coordination in the resettlement of refugees. 
HB 1161provide for and regulate consumer lines of credit and to provide a penalty for certain violations. 
HB 1225provide for the forfeiture and disposition of certain property utilized in acts of terrorism. 

Co Sponsor

SB 56require legislative approval of all land acquisitions by the Department of Game, Fish and Parks. 
SB 57redefine the term, written agreement, relating to contracts between a debtor and creditor. 
SB 60set daylight savings time as the permanent year-round time for the state of South Dakota. 
SB 61prohibit the cancellation or nonrenewal of homeowner insurance policies for certain claims arising from natural causes. 
SB 62require manufacturers of farm machinery and equipment to replace the machinery or equipment or to refund its purchase price if it fails to conform to the manufacturer's warranty, to specify the manufacturer's obligations to remedy any nonconforming conditions, and to provide cause of action against the manufacturer for failure to comply. 
SB 66permit the issuance of special license plates to parents of certain individuals. 
SB 71revise the provisions regarding the issuance of small game licenses and fishing licenses to certain veterans at reduced fees and to revise certain provisions regarding special pheasant hunts for disabled veterans. 
SB 72prohibit the abortion of an unborn child who is capable of experiencing pain and to provide a penalty therefor. 
SB 75establish 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 declare an emergency. 
SB 77repeal the prohibition against carrying a concealed weapon in the state capitol. 
SB 90ensure that members of the public are able to access and record public meetings. 
SB 91revise certain provisions concerning the information on the forms provided to persons who sign initiated constitutional amendments, referred laws, or initiated measures. 
SB 92continue a math pilot project at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 98revise and repeal certain provisions regarding pork production. 
SB 102allow certain alcoholic beverage licenses and special event alcoholic beverage licenses to be issued on certain lands and facilities located on state educational institution campuses. 
SB 107clarify certain safety zone restrictions on hunting. 
SB 114make an appropriation for certain costs related to the commissioning of the USS South Dakota and to declare an emergency. 
SB 116remove any reference to land ownership being a requirement for participation in any actions pertaining to the creation of or withdrawal from a water development district. 
SB 117permit the practice of midwifery by certain persons. 
SB 121authorize certain duties for the sergeant at arms and assistant sergeant at arms. 
SB 129establish certain suicide awareness and prevention training requirements for certain school employees based on the Jason Flatt Act. 
SB 130require the processing of sexual assault exam kits.  
SB 138authorize the construction of a nursing home facility in Rosebud, South Dakota. 
SB 152enact the Peter Falk Act to ensure visitation of certain protected persons. 
SB 158revise provisions related to restitution in cases involving juveniles and to declare an emergency. 
SB 159provide a tax credit to insurance companies that contribute to an organization providing educational scholarships to certain students. 
SB 167permit the compassionate use of medical cannabis. 
SC 8Commending and honoring the 2015 Madison High School Bulldogs Football Team and the students and staff involved in the football program. 
SC 9Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary. 
SC 11Recognizing and honoring the courage of South Dakota Highway Patrol Sergeant John Koenig. 
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 a corporate income tax and dedication of the revenue therefrom. 
HB 1054authorize the production and sale of industrial hemp. 
HB 1056revise certain provisions relating to the veterans' preference in employment. 
HB 1072revise the process by which the administrator to the retirement system may receive an additional salary adjustment. 
HB 1075revise the area for certain open units where nonresident waterfowl licenses are issued. 
HB 1076provide for drug testing for certain assistance applicants. 
HB 1104revise certain provisions regarding the practice of dental hygiene. 
HB 1107ensure government nondiscrimination in matters of religious beliefs and moral convictions. 
HB 1123require the Department of Health to include certain information regarding the inspection of an abortion facility on the department's website. 
HB 1127revise certain provisions concerning road districts. 
HB 1149provide authority to establish a special purpose district for recreational purposes. 
HB 1150revise certain provisions concerning the property tax exemption provided to local industrial development corporations. 
HB 1157require that a doctor provide a woman additional information as a part of informed consent prior to performing an abortion. 
HB 1162provide for the practice and regulation of midwives. 
HB 1163revise the periods of time during which veterans may use tuition benefits at institutions under the control of the Board of Regents. 
HB 1164provide for a special interest motor vehicle license plate for certain vehicles under certain conditions. 
HB 1206authorize the use of handguns in the hunting of game birds. 
HB 1215authorize a private school to hold dual status as an alternative instruction program under certain conditions. 
HB 1240adopt a compact for a balanced budget and to declare an emergency. 
HC 1012Recognizing and honoring the bravery of South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Zachary Bader. 
HC 1030Honoring the Canton High School wrestling program. 
HCR 1002Supporting the selection of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter beddown at Joe Foss Field, 114th Fighter Wing, South Dakota Air National Guard. 
HCR 1005Urging the federal government to refrain from enacting regulations that threaten the reliability and affordability of electric power in the northern great plains. 
HCR 1013Recognizing the positive economic impact sportsmen and sportswomen have in South Dakota. 
HCR 1017Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial and mutually beneficial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota. 
HJR 1002To apply for a Convention of the States under Article V of the Constitution of the United States. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled