Senator Gary L. Cammack — 2017


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President Pro Tempore

Party: Republican
Term: Other House
District: 29
Counties: Butte, Meade, Pennington
Occupation: Rancher/Business Man

Home Address:
PO Box 100
Union Center, SD 57787

Home:
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business: 605-985-5591

Email: Gary.Cammack@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesChair TTh 10:00 AM Room 412 
Legislative ProcedureChair Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 
Joint Legislative ProcedureChair Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 
State AffairsChair MWF 10:00 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

SB 107clarify certain safety zone restrictions on hunting. 
HB 1150revise certain provisions concerning the property tax exemption provided to local industrial development corporations. 
HB 1152create the new frontiers program to support innovative research by South Dakota companies. 
HB 1213create the new frontiers program to support innovative research by South Dakota companies. 
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 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. 
HCR 1007Requiring the use of sound science in evaluating crop protection chemistries and nutrients. 
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. 
HCR 1013Recognizing the positive economic impact sportsmen and sportswomen have in South Dakota. 

Co Sponsor

SB 1revise certain provisions regarding the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. 
SB 3revise the income criteria for determining if property is classified as agricultural land for property tax purposes. 
SB 4provide for the assessment of certain agricultural land as noncropland. 
SB 61prohibit the cancellation or nonrenewal of homeowner insurance policies for certain claims arising from natural causes. 
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 79expand the list of professionals authorized to perform certain examinations required for a plea of guilty but mentally ill. 
SB 80limit certain liability for hosts of fishing tournaments. 
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 99accommodate legislation on Medicaid and medical services. 
SB 100enhance South Dakota economic development through broadband infrastructure improvements. 
SB 101accommodate legislation relating to education in South Dakota. 
SB 106provide for the collection of sales taxes from certain remote sellers, to establish certain Legislative findings, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 110revise certain provisions regarding motor vehicle fuel not specifically taxed under the fuel excise tax. 
SB 114make an appropriation for certain costs related to the commissioning of the USS South Dakota and to declare an emergency. 
SB 136permit certain cropland along lakes, rivers, and streams to be assessed as noncropland. 
SB 158revise provisions related to restitution in cases involving juveniles and to declare an emergency. 
SC 2Honoring those from the Harrisburg, South Dakota, community who acted heroically and persevered through the tragic events of September 30, 2015. 
SC 3Honoring the actions of those who reacted to control the tragic events in the Lennox area on February 12, 2015. 
SC 7Commending and honoring the 2015 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
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 10Recognizing and honoring the South Dakota Arts Council on its fiftieth anniversary of serving South Dakotans and our communities through the arts. 
SC 11Recognizing and honoring the courage of South Dakota Highway Patrol Sergeant John Koenig. 
HB 1001repeal the Midwestern Regional Higher Education Compact. 
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 1056revise certain provisions relating to the veterans' preference in employment. 
HB 1071revise certain provisions regarding the annual conference between county commissioners and the director of equalization. 
HB 1075revise the area for certain open units where nonresident waterfowl licenses are issued. 
HB 1084define when concurrent employment may be used to calculate earnings in workers' compensation cases. 
HB 1091establish certain requirements regarding insurance for vehicles used to provide rides for a transportation network company and to exempt vehicles used to provide these rides from certain commercial licensing requirements. 
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 1139clarify the insurer responsible for work done within a railroad crossing. 
HB 1140revise certain provisions regarding county zoning. 
HB 1157require that a doctor provide a woman additional information as a part of informed consent prior to performing an abortion. 
HB 1177revise certain provisions concerning tax incentives for certain energy facilities. 
HB 1190enhance customer convenience in firearms transactions, improve public safety, and provide for the issuance of an additional concealed pistol permit. 
HB 1206authorize the use of handguns in the hunting of game birds. 
HB 1224facilitate participation by South Dakota residents in an ABLE savings program. 
HB 1238revise the powers and duties of the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. 
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 1021Recognizing Jean Benson for her achievements as head coach for the Chester Area Flyers Volleyball Team. 
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 1025Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 211th Engineer Company of Madison and DeSmet, South Dakota, on being awarded the Eisenhower Trophy. 
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 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. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled