Representative Stace Nelson — 2018


Picture of Representative Stace Nelson

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
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


Email: Stace.Nelson@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Commerce and EnergyMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 464 
Local GovernmentMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1172require certain legislative meetings to be open to the public. 
HB 1176prohibit state participation in the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program. 
HB 1232clarify certain provisions relating to the issuance of permits for outdoor advertising signs, displays, or devices. 
HB 1233provide for the recall of certain state and local elected officials. 
HB 1234require notice to property owners in certain eminent domain cases. 
HC 1004Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Major Randy Hartley upon his retirement, for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
HC 1005Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Port Manager Larry Bryant, upon his retirement, for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans. 
HC 1006Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Inspector Galen Roark upon his retirement, for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans. 
HC 1007Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Larry Englund upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
HC 1008Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Sergeant Scott Knisley, upon his retirement, for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
HC 1009Commending and honoring Staff Sergeant Sam Schaefers for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. 
HC 1010Commending and honoring Specialist Dalton Deboer for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Soldier of the Year. 
HC 1011Commending and honoring Senior Master Sergeant Zona Hornstra for her selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. 
HC 1012Commending and honoring Chief Warrant Officer Two Benjamin Smetana for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Warrant Officer of the Year. 
HC 1013Commending and honoring First Lieutenant Richard Bauman for his selection as South Dakota Army National Guard Officer of the Year. 
HC 1014Commending and honoring Technical Sergeant Christopher Wilsey for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. 
HC 1015Commending and honoring Senior Airman Kammi Fiegen for her selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Airman of the Year. 
HC 1016Commending and honoring Chief Master Sergeant Randy Wingen for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Outstanding First Sergeant of the Year. 
HC 1017Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Shane Severyn upon his retirement, for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
HCR 1005Urging Congress and the President to secure the blessings of life and liberty for our posterity. 
HCR 1006Recognizing the anniversary of the addition of the words "under God" to the United States Pledge of Allegiance. 
HCR 1009Urging the federal government to enforce United States immigration laws and not grant amnesty to those who have entered the United States illegally. 
HCR 1013Commemorating the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 and "The Star Spangled Banner", and recognizing the historical significance, heroic human endeavor, and sacrifices of members of the United States Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Revenue Marine Service, and state militias, during and since the War of 1812. 
HCR 1014Demanding the end of federal deficit spending, the repayment of national debt, and the beginning of balanced budgets and sound U.S. fiscal policy. 
HCR 1015In support of protecting American sovereignty and defending individual second amendment rights from United Nations interference. 
HCR 1016Urging the federal government to enforce United States immigration laws and not grant amnesty to those who have entered the United States illegally. 
HCR 1023Rejecting the Common Core State Standards plan. 
HCR 1024Petitioning President Obama to publicly condemn China for its aggressive program of cyber warfare and espionage against the United States of America. 
HCR 1027Commending, honoring, and thanking each of the current and former Congressmen and Congresswomen who have served South Dakota. 
HCR 1028Urging Congress to repeal and defund the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. 
HJR 1003Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article III, section 6 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, to revise term limits for legislators. 
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 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 148ensure that parents may direct the rearing of their children without undue governmental infringement. 
SB 159revise the General Appropriations Act for the Department of Veterans Affairs for 2014. 
SB 171recognize certain federal forms as sufficient to direct the disposition of the body of a servicemember. 
SC 1Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days Festivities on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary on June 19, 20, and 21, 2014. 
SC 34Congratulating and honoring Cheryl Hovorka for her excellent service and leadership to the South Dakota American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1075provide for public notice of certain hearings conducted by the Board of Education, and to require that the hearings be conducted at least sixty days apart. 
HB 1076revise certain requirements relating to party fishing. 
HB 1094prohibit a person from interfering with a public safety answering point. 
HB 1097revise the criteria for classifying property as agricultural land. 
HB 1098provide for the election of the secretary of education. 
HB 1102authorize the use of artificial light to hunt coyotes under certain conditions. 
HB 1103require the Game, Fish and Parks Commission to provide for an earlier archery deer hunting season. 
HB 1110revise certain provisions regarding the definition of a resident for the purposes of hunting, fishing, and trapping licenses. 
HB 1126revise the persons authorized to countersign school board payments. 
HB 1132make a minor's school calendar the reference point from which to permit employment that would not interfere with the minor's education. 
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 1154authorize the commissioner of school and public lands to grant certain surface and subsurface easements to provide access to oil, gas, minerals, and geothermal resources. 
HB 1159revise the documentation requirements for designation as a veteran on driver licenses, permits, and nondriver identification cards. 
HB 1160revise provisions and requirements relating to certain environmental complaints. 
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 1163authorize farm mutual insurers to invest funds in certain stocks and market funds. 
HB 1164revise certain provisions regarding school board opening day decision petitions. 
HB 1174provide a death benefit for certain public safety officers killed in the line of duty. 
HB 1185revise certain provisions relating to nonresident waterfowl licenses. 
HB 1187provide for the exemption of certain students from the requirement to take certain academic assessment tests. 
HB 1207repeal certain provisions, commonly known as the gag law, prohibiting certain disclosures by a state agency of information concerning a private entity. 
HB 1208restrict certain activities on waters that inundate private property. 
HB 1209provide for reimbursement of property taxes paid on certain private lands inundated by the waters of nonmeandered lakes. 
HB 1211establish the right to have a firearm in a motor vehicle under most circumstances. 
HB 1214require a study and analysis of the financial, fiscal, and economic impacts of implementation of the Common Core State Standards. 
HB 1215provide for the issuance of free fishing licenses to residents aged eighty-five and older. 
HB 1218authorize school districts to use certain tax levies for pension and health insurance purposes. 
HB 1219require joint municipal and school annual elections. 
HB 1220appropriate money to the tax relief fund and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1222specify penalties for the use of fraudulent information in certain applications relating to federal water pollution control requirements. 
HB 1223revise certain provisions relating to appeals to county boards of adjustment. 
HB 1240prohibit the performance of abortions due to Down syndrome and to provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1241prohibit the dismemberment or decapitation of certain living unborn children and to provide penalties therefore. 
HB 1243supplant the Common Core Standards. 
HB 1254provide for producer payback for distributed generation to small-scale renewable energy systems. 
HB 1259specify certain requirements relating to temporary child custody hearings. 
HC 1001Honoring the 2013 Dakota Valley High School Panthers Volleyball Team. 
HC 1002Honoring the 2013 Canton High School football team. 
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 1030Commending and honoring Robert (Bob) Graff, a member of the Agar-Blunt-Onida School District Board of Education, on his selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota for 2013. 
HC 1033Honoring Kerri Young of Mitchell, South Dakota, on her outstanding achievement in Mitchell High School girls basketball. 
HC 1050Honoring the Madison High School Boys Basketball Team for its 2013 Boys State A Basketball Championship. 
HC 1056Recognizing the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the location filming of Dances With Wolves in South Dakota. 
HC 1057Recognizing and honoring the American Association of State Troopers 2013 Trooper of the Year recipient, Trooper Andrew Steen. 
HCR 1003Recognizing the outstanding public service of President Calvin Coolidge and his support of Mount Rushmore. 
HCR 1007Petitioning Congress to provide for an audit of the Federal Reserve Bank. 
HCR 1008Urging the South Dakota Board of Education to refrain from any efforts to further expand the Common Core State Standards or any other multistate educational standards in the state and to establish a plan to end the state's involvement with such current standards by June 30, 2017. 
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 1020Recognizing the 22nd anniversary of the Khojaly tragedy which resulted in the loss of over six hundred lives. 
HCR 1022Concerning U.S. EPA-proposed greenhouse gas emission standards for new and existing fossil-fueled power plants. 
HJR 1006Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article XI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to revenue and expenditure limits for the State of South Dakota. 
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 85revise certain provisions regarding confidential criminal justice information. 
SB 115provide for travel insurance and regulate travel insurance retailers. 
SB 125prohibit registered sex offenders from loitering in certain areas. 
SB 126regulate the sale of raw milk for human consumption. 
SB 128protect the citizens and businesses of South Dakota regarding speech pertaining to views on sexual orientation and to provide for the defense of such citizens and businesses. 
SB 129supplant the Common Core State Standards. 
SB 144provide for admission to postsecondary institutions regardless of the age of the student. 
SB 160exempt the production of certain plants and sod from sales and use taxes. 
SB 172revise certain provisions relating to services performed by dental hygienists. 
SC 18Honoring former Senator Stan Adelstein for his service to the State of South Dakota. 
SC 31Honoring Dalton Howe as a recipient of the 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
SC 33Honoring Nathan Duerre as a recipient of the 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
SC 35Congratulating and honoring Katerina Renken on her excellent creativity and representation of South Dakota in the 2013 VSA International Children's Art Program. 
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 2Expressing concern relating to the Common Core State Standards. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled