Senator Bruce Rampelberg — 2017


Picture of Senator Bruce Rampelberg

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 30
Counties: Custer, Fall River, Pennington
Occupation: Retired Banker

Home Address:
13948 Lariat Rd.
Rapid City, SD 57702

Home: 605-343-9703
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business:

Email: Bruce.Rampelberg@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesVice-Chair TTh 10:00 AM Room 412 
EducationMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 423 
Health and Human ServicesMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 412 
Retirement LawsChair Call of Chair 3:00 PM Room 412 

Prime Sponsor

SB 88authorize the county to deny bids on county sales of tax deed properties if the bidder is not current on property taxes due. 
SB 165provide authority to establish special purpose districts for libraries. 
SB 220revise certain procedures for the vacation, change, or location of public highways. 
HB 1002provide for the creation of a trust account for unlocatable mineral interest owners. 
HB 1003revise the purpose of the agriculture mediation program. 
HB 1064provide for certain methods of disbursement for school district flexible spending accounts. 
HB 1140revise the schedule for payment of excise taxes for farm wineries. 
HB 1159revise certain provisions relating to identity theft and employment. 
HB 1175establish sanctions relating to the hiring of illegal aliens. 
HB 1179provide for the acceptance of more than one bid for the provision of certain services to cities or counties. 

Co Sponsor

SB 1revise the provisions regarding plugging and performance bonds for oil and gas wells and to repeal the supplemental restoration bond requirement. 
SB 2provide funding for unresolved surface depredation caused by oil and gas exploration and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 81prohibit certain political activity within the Office of the Secretary of State. 
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 114provide a definition of smoking and to permit smoking of hookah or shisha tobacco in certain licensed establishments. 
SB 128provide authority to counties to prohibit and restrict the use of fireworks and to declare an emergency. 
SB 139regulate certain market activity in a health exchange. 
SB 141revise certain financial assurance provisions relating to mining. 
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 160require health care facilities to allow patients to supply their own prescription medications. 
SB 161authorize certain persons to perform limited equine dentistry procedures. 
SB 169provide for the assignment of insurance payments for ambulance service providers. 
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 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 207make certain legislative findings concerning federal infringement on Second Amendment rights. 
SB 218establish a program to assist rural counties to recruit attorneys. 
SB 227revise provisions relating to the possession of firearms on snowmobiles. 
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. 
SB 238appropriate money to the animal damage control fund for predator control services and to declare an emergency. 
SC 3Commending and honoring the 2011-2012 outstanding school administrators of South Dakota: Bob Sittig, Baltic, School Superintendent; Jeff Rieckman, Haakon, Middle School Principal; Marcia Jackson, Hot Springs, School Business Official; Tim Kosters, Lead-Deadwood, Elementary School Principal; Rocky Brinkman, Andes Central, Secondary School Principal; Melinda Jensen, Brookings, Assistant Secondary School Principal; Tanya Rasmussen, Harrisburg, Curriculum Director; Chrissy Peterson, Meade, Director of Special Education for being named  
SC 4Honoring and commending the recipients of the Governor's Awards in the Arts. 
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 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 16Commending and honoring Gale Lundberg on his retirement from teaching and coaching for fifty years in South Dakota schools. 
SC 19Commending and honoring the White River Tigers Boys Basketball Team for its 2012 State Class B Basketball Championship. 
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 32Honoring Paige McPherson for winning a bronze medal in Taekwondo during the 2012 summer Olympic Games. 
SCR 1Urging action by Congress on agricultural issues and the federal farm bill. 
SCR 4Making a formal application to Congress to call a limited constitutional convention for the sole purpose of proposing for ratification an amendment to the Constitution providing that an increase in the federal debt requires approval from a majority of the legislatures of the separate states. 
SR 1endorsing the induction of Tom C. Miller into the PRCA Rodeo Hall of Fame. 
HB 1001require mineral developers to give notice to surface owners before entering the land. 
HB 1004provide for the award of treble damages in certain surface depredation cases. 
HB 1005require certain posting of information if hydraulic fracture stimulation is performed on oil and gas wells. 
HB 1006revise certain provisions relating to the termination of certain mineral interests. 
HB 1066continue the current rate of the gross receipts tax imposed on visitor-related businesses. 
HB 1086revise certain provisions relating to the publication of certain records by cooperatives. 
HB 1099authorize municipalities to pay for certain services in advance. 
HB 1103exempt credit health insurers from certain provisions related to preexisting conditions. 
HB 1124provide for the appointment of members of the South Dakota Pulse Crops Council. 
HB 1132include wolves in the definition of predator/varmint. 
HB 1135regulate access to and use of public waters on public and private property. 
HB 1142promote patient choice in selecting health care providers. 
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 1160clarify certain penalty provisions relating to damage caused by wildlife to land, livestock, or crops. 
HB 1173establish an education property tax credit program. 
HB 1190prohibit the State of South Dakota and its political subdivisions from adopting and developing United Nations sponsored environmental and developmental policies that would infringe or restrict the private property rights of the owners of private property. 
HB 1191provide for the issuance of additional retail fireworks licenses. 
HB 1221provide for the establishment and maintenance of a state veterans and public servants cemetery and memorial park. 
HB 1233grant limited immunity for the provision of voluntary medical services under certain circumstances. 
HB 1242make application under Article V of the United States Constitution for a Balanced Budget Amendment Convention. 
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 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 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 1070Honoring the memory of Milo Smith. 
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 1006Petitioning the President of the United States and the Department of State to authorize the Keystone XL Pipeline. 
HCR 1011Encouraging pedestrians and bicyclists to wear brightly colored clothing when using a public highway and for motorists to watch for pedestrians and bicyclists. 

Hearings

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