Senator Stace Nelson — 2017


Picture of Senator Stace Nelson

Party: Republican
Term: New Member
District: 19
Counties: Bon Homme, Douglas, Hanson, Hutchinson, McCook
Occupation: Retired NCIS Agent/Small Farmer/USMC Veteran

Home Address:
24739 420th Ave.
Fulton, SD 57340

Home: 605-770-7461
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business:

Email: Stace.Nelson@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Commerce and EnergyVice-Chair TTh 10:00 AM Room 423 
Government Operations and AuditMember Call of Chair 7:45 AM Room 363 
JudiciaryMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 413 
Local GovernmentMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 412 

Interim Committees

Government Operations & AuditMember 
Joint Commerce and EnergyMember 
State-Tribal RelationsMember 

Prime Sponsor

SB 89provide certain provisions regarding liability against public entities that prohibit firearms on their premises. 
SB 91revise certain provisions regarding the crime of rape. 
SB 92extend the date a school district is required to bring reserve funds down to a certain percentage. 
SB 102require that the name and telephone number of an organization fighting to end sex trafficking be given, in writing, to any woman seeking an abortion. 
SB 105reduce the excise tax imposed on the gross receipts from sale, resale, or lease of farm machinery, attachment units, and irrigation equipment. 
SB 144provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. 
SB 162authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the design, renovation of, and addition to, the Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory on the campus of South Dakota State University and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SC 4Posthumously honoring USAF OSI Special Agent Staff Sergeant Peter W. Taub. 
SC 5Posthumously honoring, commending, and remembering Roger Allen for over forty-five years of dedicated service as an educator to the youth and families of the Mitchell School District and Dakota Wesleyan University. 
SC 6Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Mike Thomas upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SC 7Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Lieutenant David Berkley upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SC 8Honoring ,commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Greg Dirk upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SC 9Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Derek Mann upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SC 10Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Matthew Peterson upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SC 11Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Mike Adam upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SC 12Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Sergeant Tim Cerny upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SC 13Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Sergeant Jeff Twite upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SC 14Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Jeff Riley upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SC 15Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Sergeant John Koenig upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SC 16Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Captain Alan Welsh upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SC 17Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Captain Kevin Karley upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SCR 7To urge and request law enforcement and governmental agencies in South Dakota to avoid and suspend all contacts and outreach activities with the Council on American Islamic Relations. 
SJR 1Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota relating to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. 
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 1111revise the definition of fall enrollment for purposes of education funding. 
HB 1112revise certain provisions related to construction managers on certain public improvement projects. 
HB 1151repeal certain index factors regarding the taxation of real property. 
HB 1155revise the penalty for aggravated assault with the intent to disfigure the victim. 
HB 1164revise certain provisions regarding violations of county and municipal ordinances. 
HB 1178require the Department of Social Services to submit an implementation plan to allow the state to issue photo EBT cards. 
HB 1189prohibit dismemberment abortions and to provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1193rescind previous applications of the State of South Dakota for the calling of a federal constitutional convention to amend the Constitution of the United States. 
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. 
HCR 1011Recognizing and honoring Sitting Bull, Tatanka-Iyotanka, a courageous warrior, statesman, dedicated leader, one of South Dakota's first ambassadors to the world, and a man who remains an essential figure in South Dakota and United States history. 
HCR 1014Expressing the strongest support for, and unity with, the State of Israel and recognizing Jerusalem, as Israel's undivided capital. 
HCR 1015instructing the Department of Transportation to ensure proper access for farm and grazing lands by identifying and reevaluating excessive highway setbacks. 
HJR 1001Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to Article XXI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to fishing, hunting, and trapping. 

Co Sponsor

SB 55protect the teaching of certain scientific information. 
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 72revise certain provisions regarding the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor. 
SB 76prohibit the state from using federal funds for certain state highway maps. 
SB 77provide for a fiscal note for any initiated measure, initiated amendment to the Constitution, or referred law that would have a fiscal impact on the state. 
SB 79revise certain provisions regarding the display of motorcycle license plates. 
SB 85provide for the exemption of certain students from the requirement to take certain academic assessment tests. 
SB 88revise the definition of an electric transmission facility. 
SB 94repeal and revise certain provisions relating to the requirements for a permit to carry a concealed pistol. 
SB 97revise certain provisions concerning the transfer of motor vehicle titles to satisfy unpaid motor vehicle repair bills. 
SB 100prohibit certain administrators of state boards or commissions from lobbying for other entities. 
SB 109provide certain criteria for meeting the ownership requirements for classifying dwellings as owner-occupied property. 
SB 120repeal the Legislative Planning Committee and revise certain provisions regarding agency performance reviews. 
SB 123revise the area where certain nonresident waterfowl licenses may be issued. 
SB 126require the Department of Education to use a competitive bidding process when acquiring academic assessments. 
SB 128provide an exception for alcohol manufacturer and wholesaler licensees to participate in certain retail events and to declare an emergency. 
SB 142provide for certain updates and reports concerning research data and methods used to assess agricultural land. 
SB 152allow for the promulgation of fees only with explicit statutory authority 
SB 161direct certain vehicle registration fees to counties with unorganized territory. 
SB 163revise certain provisions regarding disclosure of contributors for independent campaign expenditures. 
SB 165establish consultation protocols between the Department of Education and tribal government officials. 
SB 168revise certain provisions relating to a durable power of attorney and the appointment of a guardian or conservator. 
SB 171establish the Government Accountability Task Force to study campaign finance and to declare an emergency. 
SB 174revise certain provisions limiting the issuance of certain licenses and permits if a debt is being collected by the obligation recovery center. 
SC 19Honoring Cleo Erickson, "The History Lady," of Vermillion, South Dakota, who knew more about the history of her community than anyone else. 
SC 20Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard 153rd Engineer Battalion of Huron, South Dakota, for being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckord Trophy and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. 
SC 23Honoring Senator Gary Cammack and his wife Amy for receiving the Olin Sims Conservation Leadership Award in January of 2017. 
SCR 1Inviting President Donald J. Trump to visit the State of South Dakota, and most especially to visit Mount Rushmore Memorial and Crazy Horse Memorial. 
SCR 2Supporting the electoral college system. 
SCR 3Recognizing the outstanding public service of President James Monroe. 
SCR 4Recognizing and finding that pornography is a public health crisis leading to a broad spectrum of individual and public health impacts and societal harms. 
SCR 8To call for the appointment of a special prosecutor. 
SCR 11Opposing physician-assisted suicide. 
SCR 15Commending President Donald J. Trump in his commitment to keeping the country safe from radical Islamic terrorism. 
HB 1072repeal and revise certain provisions relating to permits to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1073revise and repeal certain provisions regarding gifts from registered lobbyists to public officials. 
HB 1075repeal the authority of municipalities to exercise planning and zoning powers outside corporate limits of municipalities. 
HB 1077provide for the assignment of certain benefits in dental care insurance coverage. 
HB 1084allow chiropractic corporations operated as sole proprietorships to be operated for a certain time after the death of the chiropractor. 
HB 1094provide for the transfer of certain landowner hunting licenses. 
HB 1095revise certain provisions regarding resident fishing possession limits. 
HB 1101increase the penalty for performing an abortion of an unborn child capable of feeling pain. 
HB 1105revise certain municipal special assessment provisions. 
HB 1113revise certain provisions regarding protection orders. 
HB 1124exempt a person with a commercial driver license from the requirement to have a hazardous materials endorsement on the license under certain conditions. 
HB 1129limit the information obtained during an application for a driver license or nondriver identification card that is contained in a database. 
HB 1132limit the persons eligible to receive a copy of a vital record with a social security number printed on the record. 
HB 1133require each school district to adopt a policy to provide for students with specific learning disabilities. 
HB 1135provide certain provisions requiring plaintiffs in certain civil suits to cover certain court costs. 
HB 1138revise certain provisions regarding lands owned by the Department of Game, Fish and Parks.  
HB 1145define a no-go zone and create a procedure to manage no-go zones. 
HB 1153revise the signature requirements for initiated measures and referred laws. 
HB 1154allow certain persons with a felony conviction to apply for a concealed pistol permit. 
HB 1163revise certain provisions regarding the board of county commissioners. 
HB 1194require certain documentation for the reason of denial of a concealed pistol permit. 
HB 1201exempt certain food sales from licensure, certification, and inspection. 
HB 1202make an appropriation for the support of the Veterans Outreach Center and to declare an emergency. 
HC 1003Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. 
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 1006Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard 153rd Engineer Battalion of Huron, South Dakota, for being awarded the Walter T. Kerwin Jr. Readiness Award and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. 
HC 1007Commending the South Dakota National Guard Company C, 1st Battalion, 189th Aviation Regiment of Rapid City, South Dakota, for being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States Certificate of Victory and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. 
HC 1009Commending the South Dakota National Guard 82nd Civil Support Team of Rapid City, South Dakota, on being awarded the General John J. Pershing Trophy and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. 
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 1025Honoring Phyllis Perkovich for her outstanding commitment and service to the South Dakota legislative page program and the youth of South Dakota. 
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. 
HCR 1010Prohibiting officials and employees of the South Dakota Department of Education and members of the South Dakota Board of Education from joining certain organizations or consortia that may present a conflict of interest. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled