Representative Lee Qualm — 2017


Picture of Representative Lee Qualm

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 21
Counties: Bon Homme, Charles Mix, Gregory, Tripp
Occupation: Farmer

Home Address:
27507 John Qualm Rd.
Platte, SD 57369

Home: 605-337-3682
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business: 605-337-3682

Email: Lee.Qualm@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesChair TTh 7:45 AM Room 464 
Local GovernmentMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1094increase the commercial fertilizer inspection fee for purposes of fertilizer-related research and education and to create the Nutrient Research and Education Council to promote such research and education. 
HB 1115revise the number of special nonresident waterfowl licenses that may be issued for certain open units. 
HB 1129allow a concealed pistol in the capitol and any county courthouse with an enhanced concealed pistol permit. 
HC 1028Honoring the Jorgensen Land and Cattle Partnership of Tripp County as the 2015 Leopold Conservation Award recipient. 
HCR 1011Opposing the recent actions of the EPA and the President with regards to the Waters of the United States federal rule and applauding the South Dakota congressional delegates who opposed such actions. 
SB 3revise the income criteria for determining if property is classified as agricultural land for property tax purposes. 
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 77repeal the prohibition against carrying a concealed weapon in the state capitol. 
SB 98revise and repeal certain provisions regarding pork production. 
SB 107clarify certain safety zone restrictions on hunting. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1007make an appropriation to revise and update the data and methods used to determine the agricultural land production capacity and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1054authorize the production and sale of industrial hemp. 
HB 1056revise certain provisions relating to the veterans' preference in employment. 
HB 1064apply certain penalties regarding damages, tampering, and malicious acts to certain railroads that carry passengers. 
HB 1065designate the Civilian Conservation Corps Museum of South Dakota in Hill City as the official Civilian Conservation Corps Museum of South Dakota. 
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 1075revise the area for certain open units where nonresident waterfowl licenses are issued. 
HB 1076provide for drug testing for certain assistance applicants. 
HB 1077grant limited immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain related offenses to persons who assist certain persons in need of emergency assistance or who are themselves in need of emergency assistance. 
HB 1078grant limited immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain alcohol related offenses to persons who assist a person in need of emergency assistance or who are themselves in need of emergency assistance. 
HB 1079permit the prescription and possession of an opioid antagonist in certain instances. 
HB 1096provide for the exemption of certain schools from a tuition limitation applied to some bordering state school districts. 
HB 1098revise certain provisions regarding the exemption of motor vehicles from the motor vehicle excise tax. 
HB 1107ensure government nondiscrimination in matters of religious beliefs and moral convictions. 
HB 1109exempt from liability persons who voluntarily maintain certain no maintenance roads. 
HB 1111require the high school interscholastic activities association to promulgate major policy statements under the procedures of the administrative rules process. 
HB 1112establish certain procedures regarding a transgender policy for the purposes of participation in high school activities and to declare void any present transgender policy of any association recognized under chapter 13-36. 
HB 1114prohibit the state from using federal funds for state highway maps. 
HB 1120revise the definition of agricultural purposes used for the administration of the sales tax. 
HB 1123require the Department of Health to include certain information regarding the inspection of an abortion facility on the department's website. 
HB 1125limit the ability of a person to obtain a concealed pistol permit related to the restoration of civil rights and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1142prohibit businesses and employers from establishing certain policies against the ability of an employee or invitee to store firearms and ammunition in a locked motor vehicle parked on the premises. 
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 1165repeal the requirement for a marriage license and to provide for a marriage certificate. 
HB 1166revise certain provisions regarding the penalty for identity theft while using an unauthorized credit card. 
HB 1167revise certain provisions regarding the use of a suspended imposition of sentence for a misdemeanor and a felony. 
HB 1168allow students to participate in sexuality education with parental permission. 
HB 1180limit the terms of certain conservation easements. 
HB 1187allow the Office of the Secretary of State to refuse to file certain documents. 
HB 1202provide access to abandoned cemeteries and private burying grounds 
HB 1206authorize the use of handguns in the hunting of game birds. 
HB 1209require any public body of the state to accept as valid all information on a person's birth certificate. 
HB 1215authorize a private school to hold dual status as an alternative instruction program under certain conditions. 
HB 1220direct the secretary of education to reinstate scholarship funding under the GEAR UP grant program. 
HB 1225provide for the forfeiture and disposition of certain property utilized in acts of terrorism. 
HB 1231authorize motor carrier inspectors to carry firearms. 
HB 1234require the approval of the Legislature before the state adopts certain changes to the Medicaid program. 
HB 1239provide for the election of the county directors of equalization. 
HC 1001Recognizing Tony Metzgar for his act of saving a life. 
HC 1002Recognizing Isabel Trobaugh for her service to the community of Elk Point. 
HC 1003Recognizing Helen Sweeter of Worthing for the honors and recognition she has received for an exemplary life of service to her family, church, and community. 
HC 1004Recognizing the achievements of Victoria "Tori" Johnson of Elk Point. 
HC 1007Recognizing Sabrina Swee for her excellence and achievements in the area of culinary arts. 
HC 1012Recognizing and honoring the bravery of South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Zachary Bader. 
HC 1020Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. 
HC 1023Commending the South Dakota National Guard's Battery A, 1/147 Field Artillery Battalion of Aberdeen, South Dakota on being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States' Certificate of Victory. 
HC 1024Commending the South Dakota National Guard's Company C, l-189th Aviation Regiment of Rapid City, South Dakota on being awarded the General John J. Pershing Trophy. 
HC 1025Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 211th Engineer Company of Madison and DeSmet, South Dakota, on being awarded the Eisenhower Trophy. 
HC 1027Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 153rd Engineer Battalion of Huron, South Dakota on being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckord Trophy. 
HC 1030Honoring the Canton High School wrestling program. 
HC 1031Honoring the House of Representatives of the Ninety-First Legislature of the State of South Dakota as the inaugural champions of the 2016 Legislative Dodgeball Match. 
HCR 1001Recognizing the outstanding public service of President Harry Truman. 
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 1004Expressing support for the property rights of ranch and range allotment owners. 
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 1006Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2016 as Social Work Month. 
HCR 1007Requiring the use of sound science in evaluating crop protection chemistries and nutrients. 
HCR 1008Urging Congress to support and to ask the United States Secretary of State to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline project. 
HCR 1009Expressing the right of South Dakotans to own and use firearms. 
HCR 1013Recognizing the positive economic impact sportsmen and sportswomen have in South Dakota. 
HCR 1014Calling for the United States to save Christians, Yazidis and people of other faiths from persecution and genocide. 
HCR 1015Commending Taiwan's presidential election; supporting Taiwan's efforts to secure entry to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the signing of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and the Bilateral Investment Agreement (BIA) with the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile and for strengthening and expanding sister-state ties between South Dakota and Taiwan. 
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 1001Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article IV, section 3 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the powers and duties of the Governor. 
HJR 1002To apply for a Convention of the States under Article V of the Constitution of the United States. 
SB 4provide for the assessment of certain agricultural land as noncropland. 
SB 60set daylight savings time as the permanent year-round time for the state of South Dakota. 
SB 66permit the issuance of special license plates to parents of certain individuals. 
SB 70require certain private cemeteries to file an annual financial report. 
SB 72prohibit the abortion of an unborn child who is capable of experiencing pain and to provide a penalty therefor. 
SB 78deposit money in the permanent school fund based on certain acres of school and public lands open to public hunting. 
SB 83protect the teaching of certain scientific information. 
SB 95allow certain candidates for elective office to pay filing fees in lieu of submitting nominating petitions, and to create the election filing fee fund. 
SB 110revise certain provisions regarding motor vehicle fuel not specifically taxed under the fuel excise tax. 
SB 117permit the practice of midwifery by certain persons. 
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 135allow overwidth farm equipment to be operated on primary highways after sunset under certain conditions. 
SB 136permit certain cropland along lakes, rivers, and streams to be assessed as noncropland. 
SB 165authorize the manufacture of cider in certain amounts. 
SB 168revise provisions related to human trafficking and to provide a penalty therefor. 
SB 169revise provisions related to child pornography and to revise the penalty therefor. 
SC 1Celebrating and honoring Tabor's annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its sixty-eighth anniversary on June 16, 17, and 18, 2016. 
SC 6Honoring Allyson Monson of Clark, South Dakota, Girls State Governor, and Andrew Flannery of Elk Point, 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 9Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary. 
SC 10Recognizing and honoring the South Dakota Arts Council on its fiftieth anniversary of serving South Dakotans and our communities through the arts. 
SC 15Honoring the 2016 South Dakota Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Youth of the Year finalists. 
SC 16Commending and honoring the 2015 Winner High School Football Team and the students and staff involved in the football program. 
SJR 1Proposing 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

No Hearings Scheduled