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 
Government Operations and AuditMember Call of Chair 7:45 AM Room 363 
Joint Government Operations and AuditMember MTWThF 8:00 AM TBA 
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 163prohibit a social host from permitting the underage consumption of alcoholic beverages on the social host's premises and to provide penalties therefor. 
SC 23Honoring the 2013 Andes Central High School Girls Golf Team. 
HB 1062provide for historical snowmobile license plates. 
HB 1078revise the eligibility requirements for the South Dakota opportunity scholarship to include certain students who reside in bordering states. 
HB 1176prohibit state participation in the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program. 
HB 1186establish the elements of the crimes of witness intimidation and to provide penalties therefor. 
HB 1188revise the manner in which the Governor is to make appointments to legislative vacancies. 
HB 1202revise the index factor in the state aid to general education formula. 
HB 1216compensate school districts for funding shortfalls by increasing the per student allocation in the state aid to general education formula over the next three years. 
HB 1217provide oversight of the immigrant investor program. 
HC 1031Congratulating and commending the White River High School Boys Basketball Team for its State B Championship and successful 2012-2013 season. 
HC 1032Honoring the 2013 Todd County Boys Cross Country Team. 
HC 1061Honoring Gavin Brucklacher as the recipient of a Prudential Spirit of Community Award for 2014. 

Co Sponsor

SB 9revise provisions related to the Interim Appropriations Committee. 
SB 10revise certain provisions related to the annual budget report submission. 
SB 11require the submission to the Legislature of a financial plan that assesses the long-term financial implications of current and proposed policies, programs, and assumptions. 
SB 65revise and clarify voter eligibility for road district elections. 
SB 80provide a credit to homebuilt aircraft for sales and use taxes when paying the aircraft registration tax and to make a reimbursement to the aeronautics fund for the amount of the credit granted. 
SB 81prohibit the possession of certain items in jails, to provide a penalty therefor, and to revise the penalty for the procurement of certain items into a jail. 
SB 94appropriate money in order to fund the fiscal year 2014 health insurance shortfall for Board of Regents employees compensated from tuition, fees, and other funds, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 105enable persons completing certain state and local government forms to decline to specify the person's race on the form. 
SB 114establish a wine direct shipper license and to provide for certain direct shipments of wine. 
SB 119update and revise the statutes relating to the South Dakota Board on Geographic Names. 
SB 122provide for certain insurance coverage for the treatment of hearing impairments for persons under the age of nineteen. 
SB 125prohibit registered sex offenders from loitering in certain areas. 
SB 131provide that a truancy complaint is grounds to refuse a certificate for excuse from school attendance. 
SB 134authorize a winter load increase of certain motor vehicle weight restrictions. 
SB 135make an appropriation for costs related to the suppression of mountain beetles through the all lands mountain pine beetle suppression program. 
SB 137make an appropriation to rehabilitate certain state-owned rail lines and to declare an emergency. 
SB 145encourage schools to provide instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. 
SB 151revise the appointment process for the State Veterans Home superintendent. 
SB 156revise the per student allocation in the state aid to general education formula. 
SB 160exempt the production of certain plants and sod from sales and use taxes. 
SB 169provide for access to and use of public waters on public and private property and to protect private property rights for the citizens of South Dakota. 
SB 171recognize certain federal forms as sufficient to direct the disposition of the body of a servicemember. 
SB 172revise certain provisions relating to services performed by dental hygienists. 
SB 179prohibit the use of certain handheld electronic wireless devices for electronic messaging while driving. 
SB 184make an appropriation to support the South Dakota Hall of Fame and to declare an emergency. 
SB 185make an appropriation to support the W.H. Over Museum and to declare an emergency. 
SC 14Honoring Warner High School athletic teams on their outstanding performances in the 2013 season, resulting in the achievement of the Class B KELO Cup. 
SC 15Honoring the 2013 Warner High School Girls Basketball Team on their victorious performance at the 2012-2013 Class B South Dakota High School Girls Basketball State Tournament 
SC 16Honoring the Warner High School Volleyball Team for an excellent season and for its victorious performance at the 2013 Class B State Volleyball Tournament. 
SC 17Congratulating and honoring the Tea Weekly and the Lennox Independent writers for receiving numerous first place awards at the South Dakota/North Dakota Newspaper Associations' Convention. 
SC 28Congratulating and honoring Debra Hillmer on her excellent service to the State of South Dakota. 
SCR 1Urging Congress to reject the proposal to remove the states' authority to designate a hospital as a necessary provider under the critical access hospital program. 
SCR 3Urging the members of the South Dakota Congressional delegation to sponsor and support the Marketplace Fairness Act, or similar legislation that would grant the states authority to collect sales and use tax on remote sales. 
SCR 4Celebrating and honoring the Historic Homestake Opera House in Lead on the occasion of its centennial on August 31, 2014. 
SCR 6Expressing the Legislature's support for citizens and communities in eastern South Dakota impacted by severe high water conditions over the last two decades. 
SCR 7Expressing support for all South Dakota high school students learning and practicing the basic skills of hands-only Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) prior to graduation. 
SJR 3To refer to the voters the question of whether the state should expand Medicaid pursuant to the Affordable Care Act. 
HB 1007revise certain provisions concerning the deposit of forfeited foundation program funds. 
HB 1008repeal the foundation program fund. 
HB 1009repeal the creation of the commemorative medallion fund. 
HB 1010repeal the tree nursery reserve fund. 
HB 1076revise certain requirements relating to party fishing. 
HB 1079authorize certain lighting on vehicles operated by ambulance service personnel. 
HB 1080clarify that emergency personnel driving records are not to include motor vehicle accidents resulting while engaged in the performance of their official duties. 
HB 1094prohibit a person from interfering with a public safety answering point. 
HB 1097revise the criteria for classifying property as agricultural land. 
HB 1099revise the membership of the State Investment Council. 
HB 1102authorize the use of artificial light to hunt coyotes under certain conditions. 
HB 1110revise certain provisions regarding the definition of a resident for the purposes of hunting, fishing, and trapping licenses. 
HB 1124create the South Dakota school safety fund to assist certain school districts in enhancing school safety, and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1129prohibit the use of certain explosive targets in the Black Hills Forest Fire Protection District. 
HB 1152revise certain provisions concerning registration of limited partnerships. 
HB 1159revise the documentation requirements for designation as a veteran on driver licenses, permits, and nondriver identification cards. 
HB 1162prohibit the practice of sex-selective abortions, to establish certain procedures to better ensure that sex-selective abortions are not practiced in South Dakota, and to provide penalties therefor. 
HB 1165adopt the Uniform Deployed Parents Custody and Visitation Act. 
HB 1172require certain legislative meetings to be open to the public. 
HB 1185revise certain provisions relating to nonresident waterfowl licenses. 
HB 1189prohibit certain business entities and affiliated persons from making political campaign contributions to state officeholders or candidates if the business entity does contractual business with certain state agencies. 
HB 1192designate the Black Hills Mining Museum in Lead as the official mining museum of South Dakota. 
HB 1207repeal certain provisions, commonly known as the gag law, prohibiting certain disclosures by a state agency of information concerning a private entity. 
HB 1210expand Medicaid eligibility. 
HB 1224create a Legislative Economic Development Investigative and Oversight Committee, to provide for its composition and duties, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1226create a work-share program available to employers during times of economic distress. 
HB 1230revise certain provisions concerning the county tax levy for highways and bridges and to permit counties to levy the existing highway and bridge reserve fund tax to make necessary road and bridge improvements. 
HB 1235revise the state aid to education formula for school fiscal years 2015 and 2016. 
HB 1249revise the required hours in a school term for certain grade levels. 
HB 1260extend the time period for a party to object to a written confirmation of certain grain contracts before the written confirmation is sufficient to indicate a contract for sale has been made between the parties. 
HB 1261authorize the Transportation Commission to award grants to replace, repair, and renovate county and township bridges and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HC 1001Honoring the 2013 Dakota Valley High School Panthers Volleyball Team. 
HC 1002Honoring the 2013 Canton High School football team. 
HC 1003Honoring South Dakota's Army and Air National Guard outstanding personnel award winners. 
HC 1020Commending and honoring Ms. Bethany Buell Firsick, 2013 National Champion Pole Vaulter. 
HC 1021Commending and honoring Alexa Duling, a 2013 Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship recipient. 
HC 1022Congratulating and celebrating the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) championship teams of South Dakota. 
HC 1023Commending and honoring the 2013 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
HC 1033Honoring Kerri Young of Mitchell, South Dakota, on her outstanding achievement in Mitchell High School girls basketball. 
HC 1034Honoring and commending the 2013 Avon High School Football Team. 
HC 1050Honoring the Madison High School Boys Basketball Team for its 2013 Boys State A Basketball Championship. 
HC 1053Congratulating and recognizing the football team from Arlington High School for their runner-up finish in the 2013 Class 9AA Football Playoffs. 
HC 1054Congratulating and recognizing Anita Boeck from Arlington High School as the Region 3 volleyball coach of the year. 
HC 1057Recognizing and honoring the American Association of State Troopers 2013 Trooper of the Year recipient, Trooper Andrew Steen. 
HC 1058Honoring Sonyah Shae Clifford of Rockyford, South Dakota, for her outstanding job representing Indian rodeo and being named Miss Indian Rodeo 2013 at the Indian National Finals Rodeo. 
HCR 1003Recognizing the outstanding public service of President Calvin Coolidge and his support of Mount Rushmore. 
HCR 1017Urging Congress, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), the United States Department of Justice, and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to recognize industrial hemp as a valuable agricultural commodity. 
HCR 1018Recognizing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) as a serious and chronic disease in South Dakota. 
HJR 1007To refer to the voters the question of whether the state should expand Medicaid pursuant to the Affordable Care Act. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled