Senator Larry Lucas — 2017


Picture of Senator Larry Lucas

Party: Democrat
Term: Other House
District: 26
Counties: Brule, Buffalo, Jones, Lyman, Mellette, Todd
Occupation: Sales Tech./Retired Teacher

Home Address:
PO Box 169
Pickstown, SD 57367

Home: 605-856-2439
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business: 605-208-8333

Email: sen.lucas@state.sd.us

Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 412 
Retirement LawsMember Call of Chair 3:00 PM Room 412 
State AffairsMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 414 
TransportationMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 423 

Prime Sponsor

SB 94prohibit a social host from permitting the underage consumption of alcoholic beverages on the social host's premises and to provide penalties therefor. 
SB 196revise the index factor in the state aid to general education and state aid to special education formulas. 
SB 225prohibit a person from keeping or maintaining a place allowing underage drinking and to provide penalties therefor. 
SB 226support Governor Mickelson's Pick-Sloan settlement framework. 
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 19Commending and honoring the White River Tigers Boys Basketball Team for its 2012 State Class B Basketball Championship. 
SC 20Commending and honoring the White River Tigers Boys Gold Team on being champions of the 2012 Boys State Class B Golf Tournament. 
SCR 1Urging action by Congress on agricultural issues and the federal farm bill. 
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. 
HB 1166reward teachers in school districts that have a low percentage of graduates in need of remediation upon entering higher education, and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1201compensate school districts for recent funding shortfalls by increasing the per student allocation in the state aid to general education formula over the next three years. 
HB 1202revise the index factor in the state aid to general education formula. 
HB 1228give producers priority to recover on a bond seized by the state from a public grain warehouse or grain buyer. 

Co Sponsor

SB 70improve public safety. 
SB 75adopt updated guidelines for the evaluation of permanent impairment in connection with workers' compensation claims. 
SB 77require that certain information be provided to debtors when entities are collecting certain debts. 
SB 80reinstate certain provisions repealed in the Eighty-seventh Legislative Session regarding the accounting for federal impact aid. 
SB 83designate Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day as a working holiday. 
SB 86increase the minimum salary payable to county officials, state's attorneys, and sheriffs. 
SB 91reduce the rate for the contractor's excise tax over a period of time and to repeal the contractor's excise tax in three years. 
SB 92provide for the repair of property that has sustained damage when the materials are no longer available in the marketplace. 
SB 93revise certain provisions concerning requirements of fire sprinklers in single family dwellings. 
SB 100establish a wine direct shipper permit and to provide for certain direct shipments of wine. 
SB 101require reporting of the location of certain mine shafts and tunnels. 
SB 108repeal certain tort liability arising out of causes of action based on seduction, abduction, and alienation of affections. 
SB 109revise the Human Relations Act to allow certain discriminatory practices to be investigated by municipalities and counties. 
SB 115increase the commercial fertilizer inspection fee for purposes of fertilizer-related research and to create the Nutrient Research Education Council to promote such research. 
SB 116establish a subordinate agricultural supplier's lien for an unpaid charge account billing statement. 
SB 120revise provisions related to consent to sexual activity. 
SB 122revise the dates for holding township board meetings. 
SB 123increase the energy minerals severance tax. 
SB 124increase the real estate transfer fees and to revise the distribution of the fees. 
SB 126revise the provisions that authorize townships to combine the offices of the clerk and the treasurer. 
SB 133establish a pharmacy audit integrity program. 
SB 139regulate certain market activity in a health exchange. 
SB 141revise certain financial assurance provisions relating to mining. 
SB 142prohibit the use of certain handheld electronic wireless devices for electronic messaging while driving and to prohibit conflicting municipal regulations. 
SB 147revise certain provisions relating to domestic abuse and protection orders. 
SB 151clarify the maintenance responsibilities on unimproved section lines. 
SB 152authorize the hunting of coyotes using artificial light under certain conditions. 
SB 154revise the maximum weight allowed on certain wide-based super single tires. 
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 161authorize certain persons to perform limited equine dentistry procedures. 
SB 168require that newborns be screened for congenital heart defects. 
SB 170require a temporary permit to be issued to certain persons lacking certain documents when applying for a driver license or nondriver identification card. 
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 191increase state aid to education and revise certain provisions related to education funding. 
SB 193revise the per student allocation in the state aid to general education formula. 
SB 195revise the distribution of the wind energy tax. 
SB 197revise the calculation of the small school adjustment in the state aid to education formula. 
SB 199exempt certain property used for educational purposes from taxation. 
SB 200revise certain provisions concerning campaign finance. 
SB 205authorize the hunting of wolves in certain circumstances. 
SB 206revise certain provisions relating to liability and to worker's compensation and disability payments for law enforcement officers performing duties in other jurisdictions. 
SB 218establish a program to assist rural counties to recruit attorneys. 
SB 219revise the fuel excise tax rate for liquid petroleum gas, compressed natural gas, and liquefied natural gas. 
SB 221revise certain penalties relating to the possession of marijuana. 
SB 222clarify the voting status of certain parolees and probationers. 
SB 224revise and repeal certain aviation statutes and to increase certain related fees. 
SB 227revise provisions relating to the possession of firearms on snowmobiles. 
SB 228enhance the Public Utilities Commission. 
SB 229make an appropriation for the purpose of providing funding for career and technical education. 
SB 233create the critical teaching needs scholarship program, to make an appropriation to the education enhancement trust fund to provide for the annual funding of the scholarships, and to declare an emergency. 
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 11Acknowledging the Deubrook Area High School Football Team for winning the 2012 State 9AA Football Championship. 
SC 12Commending and honoring the Parker State Class B Boys Cross Country Champions. 
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 15Honoring the Kopriva family of Clark County as the 2012 Leopold Conservation Award recipient. 
SC 16Commending and honoring Gale Lundberg on his retirement from teaching and coaching for fifty years in South Dakota schools. 
SC 18Commending and honoring Parker Elementary School for receiving the National Blue Ribbon Award. 
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. 
SC 29Honoring Courtney Peterson of Sisseton, South Dakota, as the recipient of the 2012 Miss Rodeo America First Runner-up Award. 
SC 30Honoring Kristina Maddocks of Hecla, South Dakota as 2013 Miss Rodeo South Dakota. 
SC 31Honoring Helen Graslie for her years of service for the South Dakota State University chapter of the Alpha Gamma Rho men's agricultural fraternity. 
SC 32Honoring Paige McPherson for winning a bronze medal in Taekwondo during the 2012 summer Olympic Games. 
SC 34Honoring Ronald Olinger for his long-standing service as a lobbyist at the South Dakota State Capitol. 
SCR 5Commending the Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG) pilot program at Wagner Community School, and honoring Sage Zephier for delivering the student address for the JAG National Leadership Awards Luncheon in Washington. 
SR 1endorsing the induction of Tom C. Miller into the PRCA Rodeo Hall of Fame. 
SR 2Commending the Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG) pilot program at Wagner Community School, and honoring Sage Zephier for delivering the student address for the JAG National Leadership Awards Luncheon in Washington, D.C. 
HB 1065allow student midwives to practice the functions of a nurse practitioner or nurse midwife in certain instances. 
HB 1066continue the current rate of the gross receipts tax imposed on visitor-related businesses. 
HB 1067designate POW/MIA Recognition Day as a working holiday. 
HB 1080include certain speeding offenses in the point system for traffic violations for the purposes of driver license records. 
HB 1086revise certain provisions relating to the publication of certain records by cooperatives. 
HB 1089require statewide livestock ownership inspection. 
HB 1090exempt certain amateur sports coaches from sales tax. 
HB 1091establish certain provisions regarding the labeling of motor fuel at a retail fuel pump and to declare an emergency. 
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 1117revise the definition of a temporary special events lot for the purposes of vehicle dealer licensing. 
HB 1121require the publication of information on the number of veterans and veterans with service-connected disabilities employed by South Dakota state government. 
HB 1122revise certain requirements relating to health insurance plans for county officers and employees. 
HB 1124provide for the appointment of members of the South Dakota Pulse Crops Council. 
HB 1130define certain terms relating to bail bonds. 
HB 1131revise the property exempted from levy in bankruptcy cases. 
HB 1135regulate access to and use of public waters on public and private property. 
HB 1142promote patient choice in selecting health care providers. 
HB 1144permit the euthanization of wildlife that have been seriously injured in motor vehicle accidents. 
HB 1145provide that road-killed animals are in the public domain and to provide the means of possession. 
HB 1148revise certain provisions relating to the checking of traps and removal of caught animals. 
HB 1150amend provisions relating to violations of no contact orders.  
HB 1151extend general immunity from liability for directors and officers of certain nonprofit fire and ambulance departments and to limit certain actions for personal injury or death. 
HB 1152revise certain provisions relating to the administrative office and to the appointment and direction of the executive director of the South Dakota Wheat Utilization, Research and Market Development Commission. 
HB 1153exempt certain environmental upgrade values from assessment during construction and to provide a sunset clause for the environmental upgrade exemption. 
HB 1156revise certain provisions concerning nonresident waterfowl licenses. 
HB 1158revise certain provisions relating to the posting of public notice for meetings of public bodies. 
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 1171exempt certain property from bankruptcy levy. 
HB 1180allow veterans to receive credit for certain military training and experience. 
HB 1183establish a pilot program that uses home-based educational technology to prepare certain preschool children for school, and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1188provide for the ascertainment of whether a mentally ill person is dangerous and, if so, to rescind his or her right to bear arms, and to provide penalties for violation thereof. 
HB 1192provide a durable power of attorney form for health care decisions. 
HB 1210restrict state involvement in certain tribal aspects of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. 
HB 1211provide for an Indian Child Welfare Act court monitoring program. 
HB 1216prohibit computer damage, computer theft, and unauthorized computer access and provide penalties therefor. 
HB 1219amend the benefit allowance exempt from levy in bankruptcy cases. 
HB 1241require certain food packaging to be labeled if the packaging contains bisphenol A. 
HC 1005Commending and honoring the 2012 Habitat for Humanity - South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
HC 1015Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team as National BB Gun Champions. 
HC 1017Commending and honoring the 2011-2012 Girls AA Mitchell High School Kernel Basketball Team for winning the State AA Girls Basketball Championship. 
HC 1020Honoring the memory of Don Hight. 
HC 1021Honoring and commemorating the fifty-fifth anniversary in 2013 of the annual Schmeckfest in Freeman, South Dakota. 
HC 1022Honoring the South Dakota Department of Agriculture for one hundred ten years of promoting, protecting, preserving, and improving South Dakota's agriculture for today and tomorrow. 
HC 1023Honoring Daniel Schmidtman as a recipient of the 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
HC 1025Recognizing Saturday, July 27, 2013, as the National Day of the American Cowboy. 
HC 1027Honoring Hannah Higdon of Dupree, South Dakota, as a distinguished finalist for a Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
HC 1056Honoring those persons who encourage children to read and those children who participate in the Read Across America Program that builds awareness and supports reading programs in our homes and communities. 
HC 1063Recognizing the fortieth anniversary of the 1973 occupation of Wounded Knee. 
HC 1067Honoring Hartman Katz, Reagan Francom, and Matt Halter of the Huron High School Wrestling Team for participating in the 2013 State Class A Wrestling Tournament. 
HC 1068 Honoring and commending Pace Douglas Clayton for his military service to the United States of America. 
HC 1070Honoring the memory of Milo Smith. 
HC 1085Honoring and thanking Bernie and Myrna Hunhoff and their family for the contributions of South Dakota Magazine to the state of South Dakota. 
HC 1095Honoring Calder Eschenbaum from Lake Preston High School. 
HC 1096Honoring Amanda Poppen from DeSmet High School. 
HC 1098Honoring Eugene Martin from DeSmet High School for his back to back state wrestling titles. 
HCR 1001in opposition to certain actions by animal rights groups to undermine agricultural producers. 
HCR 1003Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota. 
HCR 1004Expressing support for the 2013 South Dakota coordinated plan for natural resources conservation. 
HCR 1005Recognizing November 2013 as COPD Awareness Month. 
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). 
HCR 1010Recognizing the achievements of President Gerald Ford. 
HJR 1001Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article III, section 5 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to legislative redistricting. 

Hearings

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