Senator Stace Nelson — 2018


Picture of Senator Stace Nelson

Party: Republican
Term: New Member
District: 19
Counties: Bon Homme, Douglas, Hanson, Hutchinson, McCook
Occupation: Retired NCIS Agent/Small Farmer/USMC Veteran

Home Address:
24739 420th Ave.
Fulton, SD 57340

Home: 605-770-7461
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business:

Email: Stace.Nelson@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Commerce and EnergyVice-Chair TTh 10:00 AM Room 423 
JudiciaryMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 413 
Local GovernmentMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 412 

Prime Sponsor

SB 85require the Legislature to use the rules of procedure as adopted by the preceding session of the Legislature. 
SB 92provide a felony penalty for the intentional injury or disfigurement by certain corrosive materials. 
SB 93revise certain provisions regarding the intentional exposure of others to certain diseases. 
SB 96designate chislic as the official nosh of the State of South Dakota. 
SB 103prohibit aliens who are not lawfully present in the United States from attending any public postsecondary educational institution or from receiving certain educational financial assistance. 
SB 112repeal certain provisions requiring the attorney general to obtain the consent of the Governor prior to commencing an investigation. 
SB 115provide for the lawful concealing of a firearm while driving a motorcycle. 
SB 116provide for certain voting and attendance information to be made available by the director of the Legislative Research Council. 
SB 142authorize an opt out of school board approved installment purchase contracts, lease purchase contracts, or capitol outlay certificates. 
SB 143authorize any contributing member of the state retirement plan to be a participating member of the state health plan. 
SB 165revise certain provisions regarding child custody and visitation and the enforcement of those provisions. 
SB 177require an annual increase in certain state employee pay by an increase in the consumer price index. 
SB 181provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. 
SB 182revise certain provisions regarding the crime of rape. 
SC 10Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Lieutenant Scott Brown upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SC 11Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Sergeant Jeff Twite upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SC 12Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Jeff Riley upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SC 13Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Nick Jensen upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SC 14Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Jack Wagoner upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SC 15Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Lieutenant Scott Sheldon upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SC 16Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Mark Nelson upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SC 17Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Rick Olauson upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SC 18Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation Special Agent Guy DiBenedetto upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans in the Division of Criminal Investigation. 
SC 19Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation Special Agent Troy Boone upon his retirement for his many years of dedicated service to South Dakotans in the Division of Criminal Investigation. 
SC 20Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation Special Agent Jim Severson upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans in the Division of Criminal Investigation. 
SC 21Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation Assistant Director Dan Satterlee upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans in the Division of Criminal Investigation. 
SC 22Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation Supervisory Special Agent Pat West upon his retirement for his many years of dedicated service to South Dakotans in the Division of Criminal Investigation. 
SC 28Commending and honoring Angela Kennecke for excellence in investigative reporting in service to the people of South Dakota. 
SC 29Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Cody Jansen who was named the 2017 South Dakota Trooper of the Year. 
SCR 3Committing the Legislature and urging the Governor, the Supreme Court, and the Attorney General to secure the blessings of life and liberty for South Dakota's posterity. 
SCR 4To include the South Dakota Department of Legislative Audit in upcoming South Dakota Department of Transportation financial reviews of operators of rail lines owned by the State of South Dakota. 
SCR 5Recognizing the tribal council of the Oglala Sioux Tribe in its petition to the Legislature for redress of grievances pursuant to the First Amendment of the United States Constitution and Article VI  
SJR 2Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the militia of the state. 
SR 2Affirming the constitutional private property protections of South Dakota farmers and ranchers. 
SR 3Expressing concern about certain final planning phase proposals by the Department of Transportation. 
SR 4Affirming South Dakota's state and federal elected officials to uphold their sworn duty by taking all legal actions available to combat illegal immigration and the trafficking of illegal aliens within our state. 
SR 5To affirm the need for continued involvement of the Department of Legislative Audit in verifying the fiscal and contractual compliance of rail operators on state owned rail lines. 
HB 1091revise certain requirements for a legal newspaper. 
HB 1108restrict the disclosure of personal information regarding motor vehicle records. 
HB 1132revise the sponsorship and advertising agreements between certain alcoholic beverage licensees. 
HB 1138revise certain provisions regarding prostitution. 
HB 1180revise certain provisions regarding violations of county and municipal ordinances. 
HB 1206decrease the rate of the gross receipts tax imposed on certain visitor-intensive businesses. 
HB 1220revise the penalty for certain offenses regarding the manufacture, sale, or possession of alcohol in a powdered, condensed, or other concentrated form under most circumstances. 
HB 1228provide for the crime of aggravated rape and provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1267prohibit campaign contributions from certain government contractors and certain attorneys. 
HB 1268provide for revised dates to prefile legislation. 
HB 1284provide for certain highway safety requirements and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1295revise certain provisions regarding the eligibility to serve on the Game, Fish and Parks Commission. 
HB 1303prohibit certain incentives and punishments in association with school surveys, and to impose a penalty therefor. 
HC 1013Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventieth anniversary on June 14-16, 2018. 
HC 1015Honoring Brian Garrett for his outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the Oglala Lakota people. 
HCR 1010Recognizing and honoring William Mervin "Billy" Mills, also known as Tamakoce Tek'hila, for his unselfish and loyal contributions to the State of South Dakota and to his country. 
HCR 1013Amending the Joint Rules to require a majority vote to disapprove a commemoration. 
HCR 1014Amending the Joint Rules by adding a new rule regarding the voting record of each legislator. 

Co Sponsor

SB 67permit a victim of child sex trafficking or exploitation to expunge any criminal or delinquency record obtained as a result of the victimization. 
SB 70define the term, serve, for the purposes of regulating the sale and use of alcoholic beverages. 
SB 76revise certain provisions regarding voter registration. 
SB 83authorize certain patriotic societies access to public schools. 
SB 84revise certain provisions regarding public records. 
SB 87revise certain provisions regarding the lawful possession of firearms in certain locations. 
SB 91authorize the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide for the design, construction, and equipping of a state veterans cemetery in Minnehaha County, to create a veterans cemetery fund, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 94establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. 
SB 97provide a special motor vehicle license plate for certain women veterans. 
SB 104repeal and revise certain provisions relating to the requirements for a permit to carry a concealed pistol. 
SB 106establish certain provisions regarding the placement of a foster child with a relative or close family friend. 
SB 107repeal the licensing requirements for barbers. 
SB 108revise certain provisions regarding the practice of cosmetology. 
SB 109repeal the licensing requirements for interpreters for the deaf. 
SB 110establish certain findings pertaining to pre-abortion counseling practices by abortion providers in South Dakota and to amend provisions regarding mandatory third-party pre-abortion counseling. 
SB 117revise certain provisions regarding the partners in education tax credit program. 
SB 133revise the retention of state fiscal records. 
SB 137revise certain provisions regarding the minimum hunting age. 
SB 139revise certain provisions relating to child support. 
SB 140revise provisions regarding an objection to a custody or visitation order. 
SB 148revise the list of organizations that may approve and accredit a nonpublic school. 
SB 150provide property tax relief through the creation of the property tax relief fund. 
SB 158require certain transfers of funds from the state highway fund to the local bridge improvement grant fund. 
SB 160prohibit certain gender identity instruction in public schools. 
SB 161revise provisions regarding assault committed against certain persons. 
SB 162prohibit school lunch shaming. 
SB 167revise certain provisions regarding the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor. 
SB 188require certain groundwater observation wells in the event of an oil spill. 
SB 190require the approval of the Legislature before the state adopts certain changes to the Medicaid program. 
SB 191provide certain venue for enforcement of protection orders and conditions for no contact. 
SB 192provide for the disclosure of certain documents and records of public officials. 
SB 193require certain local governmental units to cooperate with federal agencies and to provide a penalty therefor. 
SB 196remove the statute of limitations for bringing a civil action for certain cases of child sexual abuse. 
SB 197revise certain provisions on the protection of historic properties. 
SB 198provide for the protection of free speech on the campuses of public institutions of higher education. 
SB 200prohibit certain actions by the state regarding refugee resettlement. 
SB 201prohibit certain persons and organizations from entering the campus of any public institution of higher education or postsecondary technical institute. 
SB 202require posting of certain notice on certain public restrooms. 
SB 205authorize the production and sale of industrial hemp. 
SB 206revise certain provisions to authorize for the inclusion of legislators in the South Dakota Retirement System. 
SB 212revise certain provisions regarding the Bureau of Information and Telecommunications assistance to schools. 
SC 8Honoring and commending Rick Williamson for his service to our state and nation and for his service as state commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. 
SC 26Honoring and recognizing Larry Goette for his commitment and dedication to military veterans and for his service to his country. 
SC 40Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. 
SC 41Commending and honoring the service and sacrifice of Army Corporal Branden Stackenwalt of Rapid City to our country and to soldiers recovering from post traumatic stress disorder. 
SC 42Honoring Derek Miles for winning a bronze medal in men's pole vault during the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic Games. 
SC 44Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Cross Country Team, for their outstanding athletic performance upon winning their fourth consecutive Summit League Championship. 
SC 46Commending Reverend William (Billy) F. Graham, Jr. for his life of evangelistic ministry and efforts to reach the world with the gospel of Christ. 
SC 53Celebrating the memory and homecoming of Sergeant Philip James Iyotte and honoring him for his selfless service and ultimate sacrifice during the Korean War. 
SC 54Honoring and congratulating Nash Hutmacher for winning the Class "A" South Dakota State Wrestling Tournament in 2017 and 2018. 
SCR 1Honoring the memory and accomplishments of President Grover Cleveland. 
SCR 2Endorsing the right to work provisions in the South Dakota Constitution and in the Labor Management Relations Act that prohibit forced union membership. 
SCR 8Requesting federal natural resource agencies to refrain from designating wilderness areas in South Dakota without approval of the Legislature. 
SCR 9Strengthening the sister-state ties between the State of South Dakota and the Republic of China (Taiwan), supporting the signing of a Bilateral Trade Agreement between Taiwan and the United States, and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. 
SCR 14Encouraging Congress and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to overturn the rules regarding electronic logging devices. 
SCR 16Expressing our gratitude to the 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, for beginning to Make America Great Again. 
SCR 17Supporting and encouraging the continued evaluation of the Native American achievement school program at Todd County Middle School. 
SJR 5Proposing and submitting to the voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota regarding the maximum annual change in general fund appropriations. 
SJR 6to provide for the appointment process for the secretary of the Department of Tribal Relations. 
SR 1Confirming the legitimacy of, and South Dakota's support for, the 1868 Treaty of Fort Laramie. 
HB 1073provide for the protection of free speech on the campuses of public institutions of higher education. 
HB 1075authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the construction of the Madison Cyber Labs (MadLabs) and the demolition of Lowry Hall at Dakota State University, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1088revise the consignment sales requirements for dealers of motorcycles, off-road vehicles, snowmobiles, boats, and boat trailers. 
HB 1090revise the deposits of the proceeds from the sale of certain surplus real estate at the South Dakota Veterans' Home. 
HB 1093authorize certain insurance transactions and policies in a language other than English. 
HB 1100require a name be printed on public contracts. 
HB 1102revise certain provisions regarding the use and display of the great seal of South Dakota. 
HB 1103require state agencies to comply with the appropriate display or use of the state seal. 
HB 1104revise certain provisions regarding the arrest of certain victims of domestic abuse. 
HB 1116revise certain provisions regarding special interest motor vehicle license plates. 
HB 1117revise certain provisions regarding the licensing of historical motor vehicles. 
HB 1118make an appropriation to allow the Veterans Services Center in Sioux Falls to resume and enhance operational services on Saturdays. 
HB 1120provide equal access for all students to activities sponsored by the South Dakota High School Activities Association or school districts. 
HB 1121revise the fees for certain on-sale and off-sale retail liquor licenses. 
HB 1122require legislative approval for tuition and fee increases at institutions of higher education. 
HB 1124allow certain persons with a felony conviction to apply for a concealed pistol permit. 
HB 1125revise the minimum purchase price for the off-sale delivery of certain alcohol. 
HB 1126revise certain provisions regarding forensic medical examinations for victims of rape or sexual offense. 
HB 1127revise certain provisions relating to fees charged for security freezes. 
HB 1130establish who may submit plans and specifications for certain waste water systems. 
HB 1131authorize certain road district trustees and employees to receive compensation under a district contract. 
HB 1133revise certain provisions regarding operating a vehicle after consumption of a controlled drug or substance. 
HB 1137revise certain provisions regarding the registration of lobbyists. 
HB 1140revise certain provisions regarding access to public water. 
HB 1145provide for subpoena power for certain legislative committees. 
HB 1157authorize certain alcohol manufacturers and wholesalers to enter into sponsorship agreements with certain alcohol retail licensees. 
HB 1158revise the annual fee for personalized license plates. 
HB 1167revise certain provisions regarding the appointment of county commissioners to county planning commissions. 
HB 1171establish a nonbeneficiary student scholarship program for certain students attending tribally controlled colleges and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1172revise certain provisions regarding meetings of certain public bodies. 
HB 1175exempt certain sales of goods and services by minors from the sales tax. 
HB 1176revise certain provisions regarding campaign finance disclosure reports. 
HB 1179provide for permanent daylight savings time. 
HB 1182provide certain protection to state and local government employees regarding the disclosure of information in good faith. 
HB 1186provide for a legislative review of the Board of Regents. 
HB 1187require grant performance measurement information be displayed on the department website. 
HB 1188establish certain provisions regarding postsecondary tuition assistance programs. 
HB 1191provide the State-Tribal Relations Committee certain subpoena power. 
HB 1194allow certain students to be excused from participating in certain assessments, examinations, and tests. 
HB 1195revise certain provisions regarding refunds of motor vehicle license fees. 
HB 1205require certain health benefit plans to provide coverage to persons with a serious medical condition for certain dental care services. 
HB 1207revise certain provisions that prohibit the issuance of certain licenses and permits if a debt is being collected by the obligation recovery center. 
HB 1208revise certain provisions regarding child support and arrearages. 
HB 1210revise the definition of the purchase price of a motor vehicle. 
HB 1221expand the partners in education tax credit program to include tribally controlled schools on a federally recognized Indian reservation. 
HB 1225require notice and a hearing before the issuance of certain temporary water use permits. 
HB 1247revise certain provisions regarding county zoning and planning. 
HB 1249authorize the training of tribal law officers at the Law Enforcement Training Center. 
HB 1255revise the authority of the interim Rules Review Committee to revert a rule to any step in the rules adoption process. 
HB 1256revise certain provisions regarding the age at which children shall begin school. 
HB 1260provide certain provisions regarding cooperation with federal agencies by localities in the state. 
HB 1262exclude certain funds from the calculation of local effort in the state aid to education formula. 
HB 1266provide funds for the purpose of increasing wages for certain employees of community support providers and nursing facilities. 
HB 1287revise certain provisions regarding multiple employer trusts. 
HB 1291revise the procedure to nominate candidates for the United States Senate. 
HB 1296require each school board to establish a policy on the use of certain school district facilities by transgender persons. 
HB 1302prohibit the compensation of certain petition circulators. 
HB 1314revise certain provisions regarding the calculation of fall enrollment for the purposes of education funding. 
HC 1006Expressing gratitude and admiration for all the men and women who are in active military service, who are veterans, or who are or have been first responders in our state. 
HC 1008Honoring and commending Jermaine Robinson and Brandon Peguese for their bravery in pulling Tami Crate from a burning vehicle and saving her life. 
HC 1009Recognizing and congratulating the Sioux Falls Storm for the team's successes both on and off the playing field. 
HC 1016Commending the entire South Dakota Army National Guard on being elected as the overall winner in the 2017 Army Communities of Excellence Awards. 
HC 1017Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 155th Engineer Company on being awarded the Itschner Award and the Reserve Family Readiness Award. 
HC 1019To honor and celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Vermeer Corporation and their contribution to the farming industry. 
HC 1021Honoring and thanking Bonnie Luecke for her thirty-one years of dedicated service to Detachment 780, Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps, at South Dakota State University. 
HC 1028Honoring the life and public service of former State Representative Hal Wick on the occasion of his death on March 7, 2018. 
HCR 1004Urging the Governor to fuel the state fleet with premium E-30 fuel. 
HCR 1006Commemorating the life of George Speaker Mickelson and calling for a bust of Mickelson to be displayed in the lobby of the State House of Representatives. 
HCR 1011Making formal application to the United States Congress to lawfully enable the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide per diem reimbursement to eligible veterans in need of assisted living services. 
HJR 1002Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, regarding filling legislative vacancies. 
HJR 1004Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next election a Constitutional amendment to revise certain provisions relating to the rights of crime victims. 
HJR 1005Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to fishing, hunting, and trapping. 

Hearings

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