Representative Kent Peterson — 2018


Picture of Representative Kent Peterson

Assistant Majority Leader

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 19
Counties: Bon Homme, Douglas, Hanson, Hutchinson, McCook
Occupation: Farmer

Home Address:
720 N. Dakota St.
Salem, SD 57058

Home: 605-425-3299
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business:

Email: Kent.Peterson@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

JudiciaryMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 413 
Joint Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 
Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:30 AM Room 413 
State AffairsMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1005revise certain requirements for a recitation regarding the effect of a vote on certain ballot measures. 
SB 9require fiscal notes for certain initiated measures and initiated amendments to the Constitution. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1004revise certain provisions regarding petition forms for initiated measures and initiated amendments to the Constitution. 
HB 1006revise the extent of comments required by the director of the Legislative Research Council regarding certain ballot measures and the period of time in which those comments are to be made. 
HB 1007create a citizen initiative review commission to review initiated measures and initiated amendments to the Constitution and to prescribe the commission's powers and duties. 
HB 1072revise certain provisions regarding trusts. 
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 1076authorize townships to use a tax levy for emergency medical services. 
HB 1077update certain language regarding capital punishment and to revise the mandatory sentence for persons with an intellectual disability convicted of murder in the first degree. 
HB 1081extend the effective date of certain provisions regarding the recreational use of nonmeandered water. 
HB 1083reduce certain fees for enhanced permits to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1089repeal the South Dakota certified beef program and to transfer remaining funds from the South Dakota certified beef fund. 
HB 1090revise the deposits of the proceeds from the sale of certain surplus real estate at the South Dakota Veterans' Home. 
HB 1094revise certain provisions regarding limitations on licensees engaged in the business of making loans. 
HB 1102clarify certain provisions regarding the great seal of South Dakota and to establish a penalty for misrepresentation of the great seal. 
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 1107revise and repeal various provisions regarding the construction and maintenance of county and township highways and bridges. 
HB 1110increase the penalty for certain subsequent convictions of hiring for sexual activity or promoting prostitution. 
HB 1111revise certain definitions regarding criminal street gang activity. 
HB 1115revise certain provisions regarding crop liens. 
HB 1120provide equal access for all students to activities sponsored by the South Dakota High School Activities Association or school districts. 
HC 1001Honoring Arlene Kvislen for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota, the Legislature, and the South Dakota House of Representatives. 
HC 1005Honoring the South Dakota Association of Rural Water Systems, Inc. on being named 2017 State Association of the Year. 
HCR 1003Promoting a resilient and healthy Black Hills forest through endorsement of the forest management principles identified in "Black Hills Resilient Forest Strategy" published December 2017. 
SB 13revise certain provisions regarding the director of the Legislative Research Council issuing fiscal notes for certain ballot measures. 
SB 71revise certain provisions related to a license renewal for the practice of medicine, osteopathy, surgery, or obstetrics. 
SB 77revise certain provisions regarding required campaign finance disclosure statements submitted by ballot question committees. 
SB 82revise certain provisions providing for the inspections of large passenger vehicles used by nonprofit organizations. 
SB 91authorize the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide for the design, construction, and equipping of a state veterans cemetery in Sioux Falls, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 96designate chislic as the official nosh of the State of South Dakota. 
SB 100establish certain provisions related to grant monitoring and review. 
SJR 1Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to amendments to the Constitution. 
SJR 3To apply for a convention of states under Article V of the Constitution of the United States to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government and limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled