Representative Lee Qualm — 2017


Picture of Representative Lee Qualm

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 21
Counties: Bon Homme, Charles Mix, Gregory, Tripp
Occupation: Farmer

Home Address:
27507 John Qualm Rd.
Platte, SD 57369

Home: 605-337-3682
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business: 605-337-3682

Email: Lee.Qualm@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesChair TTh 7:45 AM Room 464 
Local GovernmentMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1146limit who may request to see a person's hunting or fishing license. 
HB 1173revise certain provisions regarding liability of parties involved in frivolous or malicious civil actions. 
SB 115require the state to assume the responsibility for legal expenses of certain persons in the state's custody. 
SB 128revise certain provisions concerning the general requirements that vehicle owners must satisfy before applying for military plates. 
SC 28Honoring Dr. Jerome Bentz of Platte as the 2015 Family Doctor of the Year. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1069limit 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 1070require school districts to provide special education or special education and related services to resident students receiving alternative instruction. 
HB 1071revise the number of signatures required for a nominating petition for sanitary district trustees. 
HB 1073require a sex offender to report a change in vehicle status to law enforcement. 
HB 1074revise certain notice requirements for reporting motor vehicle accidents. 
HB 1079revise the deadline for the Department of Health's annual report regarding abortions. 
HB 1082allow a law enforcement officer to issue a citation without a notary. 
HB 1083require reimbursement to certain entities for fire suppression and extinguishment costs. 
HB 1086establish the Economic Contingencies Work Group to ascertain the effects of a significant and extended national economic crisis on South Dakota. 
HB 1091require that the minutes of meetings of any state board or commission include a record of how each individual member voted on certain motions. 
HB 1093provide for the exemption of certain students from the requirement to take certain academic assessment tests. 
HB 1095provide access to abandoned cemeteries and private burying grounds. 
HB 1096revise certain procedures for issuing a permit to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1097provide for a reduced minimum fall enrollment for certain school districts. 
HB 1113repeal and revise certain motor vehicle and boat damage and salvage disclosure requirements. 
HB 1118provide for oversight of postsecondary technical institutes. 
HB 1119revise certain adoption proceedings regarding the adult adoption of biological children. 
HB 1121authorize township boards to establish speed zones on township roads. 
HB 1122authorize township boards to designate certain roads as no maintenance roads. 
HB 1130prohibit an abortion provider from accepting payment for an abortion prior to the end of the required informed consent period. 
HB 1153expand the definition of teleconference to include certain meetings conducted through electronic text colloquy and to require the retention of certain records of text colloquy meetings for public inspection. 
HB 1155require that information be provided to a pregnant mother whose child tests positive for Down syndrome. 
HB 1156prohibit the performance of abortions due to Down syndrome and to provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1158require that a victim's opposition to the death penalty be presented at a presentence hearing. 
HB 1159permit South Dakotans to express opposition to the death penalty when applying for a state issued identification card. 
HB 1160require a defendant to undergo a mental examination prior to any sentence imposed after a defendant is found guilty but mentally ill. 
HB 1161limit certain rule making authority of the South Dakota High School Activities Association. 
HB 1179revise the definition of a veteran. 
HB 1194set a minimum size for a sign about zoning changes or conditional use permits. 
HB 1196revise certain driver licensing provisions. 
HB 1201revise certain provisions regarding planning and zoning. 
HB 1203provide for a state assessment and report on the effects of implementing the Clean Air Act. 
HB 1205provide for the certification by a chief law enforcement officer of the transfer of certain firearms. 
HB 1206authorize the concealed carry of pistols on public university campuses under certain circumstances. 
HB 1211repeal the requirement for a marriage license and to provide for a marriage certificate. 
HB 1214require all bicyclists on a highway to wear fluorescent or reflective garments. 
HB 1216repeal the limitation on the total amount of revenue payable from taxes on real property for all taxing districts, except school districts. 
HB 1230affirm the sanctity of human life. 
HC 1002Honoring Hunter Paulsen, a senior at Elk Point-Jefferson High School, for his outstanding accomplishments in the sport of cross country. 
HC 1003Commending and honoring the Alcester-Hudson Cubs football team on an outstanding season in 2014. 
HC 1006Commending and honoring the Dell Rapids Boys Golf Team for a successful 2014 season. 
HC 1007Commending and honoring the Dell Rapids Quarriers Football Team on a successful 2014 season. 
HC 1012Congratulating and commending the Hamlin High School football team for winning the 2014 State 9B Football Championship. 
HC 1014commending and honoring the community of Wagner, South Dakota, for its celebration of 115 years of hosting the Wagner Labor Day festivities. 
HC 1016Honoring and commending the 2014 Gregory High School Football Team. 
HC 1022Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for winning the 2014 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. 
HC 1035Honoring Jessica Benson, an esteemed resident of Rapid City and a student at West Middle School, for achieving national recognition for exemplary volunteer service with a 2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
HC 1036Honoring and Commending Abbigail Boner of Castlewood, South Dakota, for receiving a 2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
HCR 1002Supporting the continued operation of the D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery. 
HCR 1003Urging Congress and the President of the United States to abolish the United States Department of Education. 
HCR 1004Addressed to the United States Supreme Court setting forth certain facts and expressly enumerating the grievances of the People of the State of South Dakota, through their elected representatives, with that Court's decision in Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973), and its progeny and calling for that Court to now protect the intrinsic, natural, fundamental rights of the children of our State and nation and the intrinsic, natural, fundamental rights of their pregnant mothers in their relationship with their children, and the mothers' health by reconsidering and overturning the court's decision in Roe. 
HCR 1007opposing the EPA's guidelines to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from existing fossil fuel-fired power plants in a manner that will cause economic harm. 
HCR 1008Urging Congress and the President to recognize tribal identification cards as a valid form of identification for all official purposes. 
HJR 1001Making formal application to Congress to call an Article V convention of the states for the sole purpose of proposing a federal balanced budget amendment. 
HJR 1002making a formal application to the President of the United States, that the President grant a presidential pardon to Peter L. Larson. 
HJR 1006to apply for a Convention of the States under Article V of the Constitution of the United States. 
SB 73improve public safety regarding juvenile justice. 
SB 75revise the effective period of the travel permit for certain livestock used for rodeo purposes and to declare an emergency. 
SB 76extend the length of time a local livestock ownership inspection certificate is valid for transportation. 
SB 79revise certain provisions concerning the manner in which county wheel taxes are imposed. 
SB 81require persons convicted of driving a vehicle while under influence of alcohol, drugs, or intoxicants to pay certain costs to the county. 
SB 89require the development of school safety plans and to require the conduct of lockdown drills in accredited schools. 
SB 95revise provisions related to human trafficking. 
SB 96revise provisions related to prostitution and solicitation of a minor. 
SB 101establish certain provisions regarding cancer treatment medication coverage by insurance companies. 
SB 103authorize townships to levy a capital improvement property tax for secondary roads, bridges, and culverts. 
SB 114encourage and protect the teaching of certain scientific information. 
SB 116authorize the county coroner to charge a fee for certain autopsy reports. 
SB 117further protect the privacy of certain student information. 
SB 131establish certain provisions regarding stray electrical current and voltage remediation. 
SB 143revise certain provisions regarding group hunting and possession of firearms. 
SB 158expand certain licensing exemptions regarding money lenders and mortgage lenders. 
SB 164require students to take a civics test to demonstrate knowledge of United States history and government. 
SB 177establish a youth minimum wage. 
SB 187establish certain rights of parents regarding the upbringing, education, health care, and mental health care of their children and to provide certain penalties for the violation of those rights. 
SB 188require the Department of Education to use a competitive bidding process when acquiring academic assessments. 
SB 189provide a tax credit to insurance companies that contribute to an organization providing educational scholarships to certain students and instructional supply grants to certain teachers and parents. 
SC 1Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its sixty-seventh anniversary on June 18, 19, and 20, 2015. 
SC 2Commending and honoring Dr. Curtis R. Johnson as the 2014 USA Section President of the International College of Dentists, for his dedicated volunteer service, and for his devotion to the medical profession. 
SC 4Honoring Rebecca Brunsing of Wagner as the Municipal Finance Officer of the Year. 
SC 5recognizing and honoring South Dakota Farmers Union for its 100th birthday. 
SC 21recognizing and commending the 100th anniversary of the Order of the Arrow, the National Honor Society of the Boy Scouts of America. 
SC 26Commending and honoring Vern DeGeest on his retirement from teaching, coaching, and administrating after fifty-four years in South Dakota schools. 
SCR 6to direct the Department of Education to ensure South Dakota students are well-versed in civics and government. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled