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 135make an appropriation for costs related to the suppression of mountain beetles through the all lands mountain pine beetle suppression program. 
SB 151revise the appointment process for the State Veterans Home superintendent. 
SB 173provide authority to establish special purpose districts for libraries. 
HB 1097revise the criteria for classifying property as agricultural land. 
HB 1132make a minor's school calendar the reference point from which to permit employment that would not interfere with the minor's education. 
HCR 1004Recognizing Hot Springs as "The Veterans Town." 
HCR 1019Petitioning Congress to reauthorize federally provided terrorism reinsurance for insurers. 
HCR 1022Concerning U.S. EPA-proposed greenhouse gas emission standards for new and existing fossil-fueled power plants. 

Co Sponsor

SB 62establish a comprehensive evaluation of the common core state standards and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 63protect the privacy of the records of individual students. 
SB 64require a waiting period prior to the adoption of new uniform content standards and to provide for an opportunity for public comment for all new content standards. 
SB 66provide immunity to clergy, lay officials, and religious organizations that decline to provide certain marriage services. 
SB 67provide protection to certain businesses or persons that decline to provide certain wedding services or goods due to the free exercise of religion. 
SB 74provide for the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor. 
SB 83authorize townships and counties to impose real estate transfer fees. 
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 96exempt certain purchases for law enforcement, fire protection, and emergency medical and transport services from the general provisions regarding procurement of public safety equipment for the state and its political subdivisions. 
SB 101ensure that a teacher may provide instruction in the area of personhood before birth. 
SB 112prohibit schools from preventing the instruction of intelligent design. 
SB 113revise the minimum suspension requirements for students participating in extracurricular activities. 
SB 114establish a wine direct shipper license and to provide for certain direct shipments of wine. 
SB 123require the Department of Social Services to develop a procedure to screen and test applicants for certain financial assistance benefits to determine if the applicants are using controlled substances. 
SB 125prohibit registered sex offenders from loitering in certain areas. 
SB 126regulate the sale of raw milk for human consumption. 
SB 127make an appropriation to fund the Teach for America grant program. 
SB 129supplant the Common Core State Standards. 
SB 131provide that a truancy complaint is grounds to refuse a certificate for excuse from school attendance. 
SB 132provide for the development of a rural 211 system for the purpose of providing access to all South Dakotans who need information about community resources and disaster response resources and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 133clarify certain statutes prohibiting political subdivisions from restricting firearms, to assert the sovereignty of the State of South Dakota with regards to the regulation of arms and weapons, and to provide recourse and penalties for violations. 
SB 137make an appropriation to rehabilitate certain state-owned rail lines and to declare an emergency. 
SB 138revise certain provisions relating to title-based escheatment of abandoned United States savings bonds and the proceeds thereof. 
SB 142increase legislative salaries subject to certain conditions and restrictions. 
SB 143provide for a civil remedy for a bad faith assertion of patent infringement. 
SB 144provide for admission to postsecondary institutions regardless of the age of the student. 
SB 145encourage schools to provide instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. 
SB 154establish the Jolene's Law Task Force to study the impact of sexual abuse of children in this state and to make recommendations to the Legislature on policies to effectively address the issue. 
SB 161revise certain provisions relating to notice provided by mineral developers. 
SB 165develop a systematic process for the performance management review of state agencies. 
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 170revise the structure for compensating surface owners for losses due to mineral development. 
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 178include the definition of the term, qualified student applicant, in the need-based grant fund. 
SC 2Congratulating and honoring Sara Bakken on being named Outstanding Young Music Educator. 
SC 3Congratulating and honoring Mike Whitehead on winning the State Truck Driving Competition. 
SC 18Honoring former Senator Stan Adelstein for his service to the State of South Dakota. 
SC 19Commending and honoring LuAnn Lindskov, 2014 South Dakota Teacher of the Year. 
SC 22Honoring the South Dakota Head Start Association. 
SCR 4Celebrating and honoring the Historic Homestake Opera House in Lead on the occasion of its centennial on August 31, 2014. 
HB 1011provide that certain information regarding postsecondary technical institutes be given to parents and guardians of students in middle schools and high schools. 
HB 1100prohibit the use of certain photo monitoring devices to detect red light violations. 
HB 1130authorize the use of crossbows for hunting big game animals during the firearm season. 
HB 1133repeal or revise certain provisions concerning townships. 
HB 1136limit the authority of delegates to a limited Article V convention to vote for unauthorized amendments contrary to legislative instructions and to provide a civil fine for the violation thereof. 
HB 1142enhance the support for public postsecondary technical institutes, to transfer certain funds, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1150require that the pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States be recited at the start of each school day in every public school classroom. 
HB 1151revise certain deadlines and offices regarding budgetary planning for municipalities. 
HB 1155allow a court to vacate certain convictions if the offense was committed as a result of human trafficking. 
HB 1157provide for the retrospective payment of clean claims for covered services provided by a health care professional during the credentialing period. 
HB 1161establish a cause of action for wrongful human trafficking. 
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 1167allow schools to maintain a stock and to administer epinephrine auto-injectors in certain cases. 
HB 1180provide that no entity that places children for adoption or performs abortions may be registered as a pregnancy help center. 
HB 1185revise certain provisions relating to nonresident waterfowl licenses. 
HB 1191accommodate legislation relating to the alleviation of livestock losses as a result of the late autumn West River blizzard. 
HB 1192designate the Black Hills Mining Museum in Lead as the official mining museum of South Dakota. 
HB 1238provide for the impoundment of license plates after multiple driving under the influence offenses. 
HB 1248regulate the state of South Dakota's relationship to certain presidential executive orders and decrees. 
HB 1250provide for a coordinated effort to assist victims of human trafficking. 
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. 
HCR 1012Recognizing the honor and remember flag as the designated symbol of South Dakota's concern and commitment to honoring and remembering all members of the United States Armed Forces who have lost their lives while serving, or as a result of service, and their families. 
HCR 1018Recognizing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) as a serious and chronic disease in South Dakota. 
HCR 1025Reaffirming the value of South Dakota's groundwater resources and recognizing the need for ongoing evaluation of our groundwater management. 
HJR 1004Making formal application to Congress to call an Article V convention of the states for the sole purpose of proposing a federal balanced budget amendment. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled