Representative Kent Peterson — 2017


Picture of Representative Kent Peterson

Assistant Majority Leader

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 19
Counties: Bon Homme, Douglas, Hanson, Hutchinson, McCook
Occupation: Farmer

Home Address:
720 N. Dakota St.
Salem, SD 57058

Home: 605-425-3299
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business:

Email: Kent.Peterson@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

JudiciaryMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 413 
Joint Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 
Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:30 AM Room 413 
State AffairsMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 414 

Interim Committees

Initiative and Referendum Task ForceMember 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1113revise certain provisions regarding protection orders. 
HB 1114accommodate legislation on medical services. 
HB 1115enhance South Dakota. 
HB 1137accommodate legislation relating to education in South Dakota. 
HB 1190accommodate legislation relating to the protection of the public safety. 
HB 1191require cooperation with the Division of Child Support as a condition of eligibility for the SNAP program. 
SB 92extend the date a school district is required to bring reserve funds down to a certain percentage. 
SB 106assist in balancing the state's budget and fund rural housing. 
SB 107accommodate legislation on medical services. 
SB 108accommodate legislation relating to education in South Dakota. 
SB 170revise certain provisions regarding the maximum width restriction for farm implements operated on a public highway 
SCR 6Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2017 as Social Work Month. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1055revise certain provisions regarding the need for a driver license or permit to operate certain motor vehicles. 
HB 1056authorize law enforcement officers to issue certain citations not signed under oath. 
HB 1057revise when improvement districts shall hold an election of board members. 
HB 1069repeal and revise certain provisions related to campaign finance and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1073revise and repeal certain provisions regarding gifts from registered lobbyists to public officials. 
HB 1076create a State Government Accountability Board. 
HB 1082grant 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 1088revise certain provisions regarding required stops at railroad crossings. 
HB 1089provide certain provisions regarding investigations of misconduct by certain public officials. 
HB 1118eliminate the need to prove the use of force, fraud, or coercion in the human trafficking of minors. 
HB 1130revise certain provisions that provide transparency and public comment for ballot measures and amendments to the Constitution. 
HB 1141provide for a legislative task force to consider certain legislation proposed to revise provisions regarding the constitutional amendment, initiative and referendum process in South Dakota. 
HB 1169repeal, revise, and enact certain standards and other provisions relating to managed health care plans if the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is repealed. 
HB 1170revise certain provisions regarding conflicts of interest for authority, board, or commission members. 
HB 1183provide and revise certain provisions regarding mental health procedures in criminal justice, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1185revise certain provisions concerning recreational facilities provided by municipalities. 
HB 1187revise the process by which courts consider appeals of decisions regarding conditional use requests. 
HB 1195revise certain provisions regarding health coverage for applied behavior analysis. 
HC 1002Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 196th Regiment, Regional Training Institute (RTI) on training hundreds of officer candidates from South Dakota and soldiers across the nation. 
HC 1004Honoring Raina Grimsley of Mitchell, South Dakota, Girls State Governor, and Max Hawkins of Renner, 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. 
HC 1005Commending the entire South Dakota Army National Guard on being awarded a first place gold finish in the 2016 Army Communities of Excellence Awards. 
HC 1008Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for winning the 2016 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. 
HC 1010Commending and honoring the 2016 Habitat for Humanity-South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
HC 1014Honoring the city of Mobridge for being included in the 2017 Governor's Awards for Outstanding Support of the Arts by an Organization or Business. 
HC 1015Honoring Mel Chandler for his outstanding service to the State of South Dakota. 
HC 1017Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. 
HC 1020Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its sixty-ninth anniversary on June 15th, 16th, and 17th 2017. 
HC 1025Honoring Phyllis Perkovich for her outstanding commitment and service to the South Dakota legislative page program and the youth of South Dakota. 
HC 1026Honoring Laura Ingalls Wilder's 150th birthday and the celebration of this milestone in De Smet, South Dakota. 
HC 1030Honoring and commending the South Dakota Department of Tourism staff and its professional advertising and media production partners for their award winning efforts to promote the state's travel and tourism industry. 
HCR 1005Calling for statewide recognition of the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 196th Regiment, Regional Training Institute (RTI) for training hundreds of officer candidates from South Dakota and soldiers across the nation. 
HCR 1007Strengthening and expanding sister-state ties between South Dakota and Taiwan; supporting the signing of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and a Bilateral Investment Agreement (BIA) with the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. 
SB 59delay the effective date for initiated measures and referred laws. 
SB 61update, revise, and repeal certain provisions relating to nurse practitioners and nurse midwives. 
SB 65establish the South Dakota Board of Technical Education and to revise certain provisions regarding career and technical education and postsecondary technical institutes. 
SB 67revise the method used to calculate the petition signatures to place initiated measures on the ballot and to declare an emergency. 
SB 103revise certain provisions concerning the process for truancy citations and formal petitions and to declare an emergency. 
SB 120repeal the Legislative Planning Committee and revise certain provisions regarding agency performance reviews. 
SB 129revise the penalty for ingestion of marijuana. 
SB 141revise certain provisions relating to child support. 
SB 166provide certain provisions excluding business-to-business lending from certain money lending limitations. 
SB 171establish the Government Accountability Task Force to study campaign finance and to declare an emergency. 
SC 36Honoring Christopher Todd Jumper of Boy Scout Troop 28, North Sioux City, South Dakota, for earning the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. 
SC 37Honoring the Beresford and Alcester-Hudson School District cooperative wrestling program for an excellent season and for victorious performances in the 2017 Class B State Wrestling Tournament. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled