Senator Deb Peters — 2017


Picture of Senator Deb Peters

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 09
Counties: Minnehaha
Occupation: CPA/Small Business Owner

Home Address:
705 N. Sagehorn Dr.
Hartford, SD 57033

Home: 605-321-4168
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business:

Email: Deb.Peters@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

AppropriationsChair MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 363 
Joint AppropriationsChair MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 

Prime Sponsor

SB 87establish the effective date of the sales tax collection allowance for retailers. 
SB 90revise the General Appropriations Acts for fiscal years 2012 and 2013. 
SB 120revise provisions related to consent to sexual activity. 
SB 121repeal certain provisions relating to the Commission on Intergovernmental Cooperation. 
SB 163establish uninsured motorist identification database program. 
SB 239repeal the state's membership in the multistate tax commission. 

Co Sponsor

SB 3require the reporting of the outcomes of certain licensure and certification examinations. 
SB 4require the Department of Labor and Regulation to determine certain job placement outcomes for graduates of all public postsecondary education institutions in the state. 
SB 5establish the public purpose and goals of postsecondary education, to provide for the funding of higher education, and to create the Council on Higher Education Policy Goals, Performance, and Accountability. 
SB 70improve public safety. 
SB 112repeal the lower rate of tax imposed on income over four hundred million dollars for the bank franchise tax. 
SB 113increase the penalties for the failure to timely and accurately pay the bank franchise tax. 
SB 130revise certain provisions concerning absentee voting. 
SB 131revise the annual budget report. 
SB 132grant limited immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain alcohol consumption related offenses to persons who assist certain persons in need of emergency assistance or who are themselves in need of emergency assistance. 
SB 139regulate certain market activity in a health exchange. 
SB 143revise certain provisions regarding informational directional signing on the interstate right-of-way. 
SB 145revise certain provisions concerning the content of annual property tax bill. 
SB 147revise certain provisions relating to domestic abuse and protection orders. 
SB 158provide for the funding of educational programs for children in residential treatment centers, intensive residential treatment centers, or licensed group care centers. 
SB 159revise the state aid to general education formula by including an adjustment for students with limited English proficiency. 
SB 169provide for the assignment of insurance payments for ambulance service providers. 
SB 173provide that a defendant is strictly liable under criminal law for raping certain victims incapable of consenting. 
SB 176appropriate money to the South Dakota Board of Regents - Agricultural Experiment Station to implement a research investment program. 
SB 185clarify the authority of the interim rules review committee. 
SB 187allow a school district to opt out of the continuing contract requirements for teachers. 
SB 188make an appropriation to fund the Teach for America grant program. 
SB 197revise the calculation of the small school adjustment in the state aid to education formula. 
SB 207make certain legislative findings concerning federal infringement on Second Amendment rights. 
SB 208make an appropriation to rehabilitate certain state-owned rail lines. 
SB 209provide safety provisions by requiring registration of certain family day care facilities, to establish notification and reporting requirements for violations, and to provide penalties therefor. 
SB 231develop a systematic process for the performance management review of state agencies. 
SC 5Commending and congratulating Colton Manville, Trevor Mahoney, and Dean Laganiere, students at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, for qualifying for the Olympics of Computer Science which will take place in Russia. 
SC 8Honoring Harold Thune and Jerald Applebee of Murdo for their individual accomplishments, as well as their efforts and involvement with the Annual Jones County Invitational Basketball Tournament. 
SC 11Acknowledging the Deubrook Area High School Football Team for winning the 2012 State 9AA Football Championship. 
SC 13Honoring the crew of North Carolina Air National Guard, MAFFS (Modular Airborne FireFighting System) 7, 145th Airlift Wing, Charlotte, North Carolina. 
SC 14honoring Molly Hermann of Sturgis, South Dakota Girls State Governor and Ty Wiley of Sioux Falls, 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 22Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days Festivities on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary on June 20, 21, and 22, 2013. 
SCR 3Urging the members of the South Dakota Congressional delegation to sponsor and support legislation granting states the authority to require sellers, regardless of nexus, to collect sales and use taxes if certain tax simplification and streamlining thresholds are met by the states. 
SJR 1Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article III, section 6 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to legislative terms and legislative term limits. 
SJR 2Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election amendments to Article XI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the vote required to increase taxes. 
SR 1endorsing the induction of Tom C. Miller into the PRCA Rodeo Hall of Fame. 
HB 1098require the Legislature to approve bonds for lease purchase agreements with the four postsecondary technical institutes, and to approve bonds for lease purchase agreements with Western Dakota Technical Institute and Southeast Technical Institute. 
HB 1104require the Unified Judicial System to provide access of criminal records and civil case information and to establish a fee. 
HB 1105revise the maximum security deposit for residential premises. 
HB 1120allow regional intergovernmental cooperation for sewer utilities and to provide for the establishment of rates and charges. 
HB 1143create a leased residential property classification and to establish the school district general fund levy for the property classification. 
HB 1150amend provisions relating to violations of no contact orders.  
HB 1153exempt certain environmental upgrade values from assessment during construction and to provide a sunset clause for the environmental upgrade exemption. 
HB 1162provide for special organ donation decals for license plates. 
HB 1169amend the provisions regarding the reimbursement of a physical exam of a victim after a rape. 
HB 1212increase the expense allowances of legislators. 
HB 1213provide a reduced amount of state aid to education funding to certain school districts with a fall enrollment of less than one hundred. 
HC 1017Commending and honoring the 2011-2012 Girls AA Mitchell High School Kernel Basketball Team for winning the State AA Girls Basketball Championship. 
HC 1019Recognizing and honoring the South Dakota Arthritis Foundation for its efforts to raise awareness and work towards the prevention and cure of arthritis in children and adults. 
HCR 1003Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota. 
HCR 1005Recognizing November 2013 as COPD Awareness Month. 
HCR 1006Petitioning the President of the United States and the Department of State to authorize the Keystone XL Pipeline. 
HCR 1007endorsing Taiwan's participation as an observer in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and the twenty-ninth anniversary of sister state relations with the Province of Taiwan in the Republic of China (Taiwan). 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled