Representative Russell Olson — 2018


Picture of Representative Russell Olson

Party: Republican
Term: New Member
District: 08
Counties: Lake, Miner, Moody, Sanborn
Occupation: Manager, Community&Econ. Dev.

Home Address:
221 Lake Ridge Drive
Wentworth, SD 57075

Home: 605-483-2223
Capitol: 605-773-3828
Business: 605-256-6536

Email: sen.RussellOlson@state.sd.us

Session Committees

Local GovernmentMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 414 
TransportationMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 413 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1240increase certain vehicle dealer license fees. 
HB 1241provide licensed dealers additional time to deliver a title under certain conditions and to authorize the establishment of a transaction fee for certain online access to the title and registration system. 
HB 1295establish certain provisions regarding instruments filed with the register of deeds that may contain personally identifiable information. 
SB 163revise certain provisions related to the initiation of modifications to county comprehensive plans. 
SC 6Honoring Jordan Arneson for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. 
SC 23Commending and honoring the 2007-2008 Madison High School Lady Bulldogs Gymnastics Team for its fourteenth consecutive state championship title in Class A Gymnastics and for setting the national record for consecutive gymnastics state championships. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1113provide minimum notice requirements to persons who lease real property for their own mobile or manufactured homes. 
HB 1123establish a state renewable and recycled energy objective and to provide certain reporting requirements. 
HB 1125permit the local board of equalization to remain in session for a sufficient period of time to consider property assessment appeals. 
HB 1126revise certain provisions regarding the issuance of on-sale wine licenses and the sale of wine. 
HB 1142authorize additional off-sale retail liquor licenses in certain municipalities. 
HB 1151regulate the location and hours of operation of adult oriented businesses. 
HB 1153establish requirements and procedures for the certification of parent-taught driver education courses and to allow parents to teach driver education to their qualified children. 
HB 1155provide for the practice and regulation of licensed midwives. 
HB 1174revise certain provisions related to the composition of water development district boards of directors. 
HB 1182revise certain provisions related to property tax assessments for elderly and disabled persons. 
HB 1184create a renewable energy property tax incentive program. 
HB 1186revise the eligibility requirements for the opportunity scholarship by allowing a student to take the ACT or SAT test after graduating from high school. 
HB 1189require a review of any proposal to establish a new board or add duties to an existing board. 
HB 1195revise the requirements for a damage disclosure statement for motor vehicles. 
HB 1218increase the maximum allowable outstanding amount of bonds issued by the Health and Educational Facility Authority on behalf of the four technical institutes. 
HB 1245revise the boundaries of the Central Plains, East Dakota, James River, and South Central water development districts, and to revise provisions related to the board of directors in the affected districts. 
HB 1252revise certain procedures regarding real property assessment and taxation, to revise certain criteria for property to qualify for the nonagricultural acreage classification, to repeal the alternative assessment procedure for agricultural land based on agricultural income value, and to repeal certain provisions regarding the assessment of property. 
HB 1280revise certain provisions regarding public records and public meetings. 
HB 1290exempt certain entities from certain requirements for persons in the business of mortgage lending. 
HB 1316establish a maximum balance for school district pension funds. 
HC 1002Honoring Louie Krogman of White River, South Dakota, for setting the all-time scoring record for South Dakota boys' high school basketball. 
HC 1003Honoring Brittany Davis of Waubay as the 2008 South Dakota Snow Queen. 
HC 1013Honoring Lisa Jan Thvedt, of Beresford, South Dakota, for being selected to represent her state as South Dakota's Junior Miss 2007 in the America's Junior Miss Scholarship Program in Mobile, Alabama. 
HC 1024Honoring Toby Flint of Brookings as a recipient of a 2008 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
HC 1031Congratulating the town of Epiphany on the 125th anniversary celebration of its founding. 
HC 1032Congratulating the town of Canova on the 125th anniversary celebration of its founding. 
HC 1035Honoring Sarah Thvedt as a distinguished finalist for the Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
HC 1036Congratulating the town of Artesian on the 125th anniversary of its founding. 
HC 1037Commending and honoring Casimir Ziolkowski for pushing forward with his father's dream of the Crazy Horse Memorial. 
HCR 1002To commend Taiwan on its contributions to the promotion of freedom, democracy, and human rights, and to support its efforts to join certain international organizations. 
HCR 1003Supporting a Taiwan-United States free trade agreement. 
HCR 1005To declare March 29, 2008, as Vietnam Veterans Day, in South Dakota. 
HCR 1007Supporting the establishment of USDA-inspected horse processing plants in the State of South Dakota. 
HCR 1009Supporting full funding, at the federal level, for immigration and custom enforcement officers for the detention of persons who have been determined to be in South Dakota illegally and have been reported to them by local law enforcement officers. 
HCR 1010Supporting the "25 by 25" Initiative and promoting the increased production of renewable energy by the agricultural community. 
HCR 1011Expressing the Legislature's consummate respect and appreciation for the service of Master Sergeant Woodrow Wilson Keeble, Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate, a recipient of the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military award. 
HJR 1003To propose a constitutional amendment to repeal certain reimbursement restrictions for travel by legislators to and from a legislative session. 
SB 82revise certain provisions concerning the accumulation of funds by counties for capital outlay purposes. 
SB 107authorize county special assessments for certain improvements, maintenance, and repair to roadways in unorganized townships. 
SB 111extend the prohibition of road hunting of big game to include hunting using certain additional weapons. 
SB 131provide for the maintenance and safeguarding of voter registration records. 
SB 135require that all statutorily mandated reports to the Legislature be provided in electronic form. 
SB 174revise certain provisions relating to the exercise of eminent domain by railroads. 
SB 176authorize the Legislative Research Council to remodel, renovate, and furnish certain facilities on the fourth floor of the State Capitol Building for use by the Legislature, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 186revise certain provisions regarding public records. 
SC 2Commending and honoring the 2006-2007 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: Larry Johnke, Irene-Wakonda, School Superintendent; Dennis Povondra, Bon Homme, School Business Official; Ruth Claeys, Box Elder, Elementary School Principal; James Bridge, Alexandria, Secondary School Principal; Bradley Berens, Mitchell, Middle School Principal; Wallace Bosch, Yankton, Assistant Secondary Principal; Dr. Lesli Hanson, Watertown, Curriculum Director; and Daniel Goodwin, Sioux Falls, Director of Special Education for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. 
SC 7Honoring Anthony P. Sutton for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. 
SC 8Recognizing and congratulating the Scotland Highlander Football Team for winning the 2007 State Class 9A Football Championship. 
SC 9Honoring John C. Feske for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. 
SC 14Commending the Stratford Community Theatre and its many volunteers for building social and economic bonds in their local communities through the performing arts. 
SCR 4Urging the United State Congress to remove Section 132 from the College Opportunity and Affordability Act of 2007 before its final passage. 
SCR 5Urging the Midwest Independent System Operator to reconsider its pricing methodology with respect to certain energy transmission costs. 
SCR 6Recognizing the Boys and Girls Clubs of the South Dakota Alliance and commending the individuals, communities, and tribes that financially support the clubs. 
SCR 8Opposing efforts in Congress to expand the jurisdiction of the federal Clean Water Act by revising the terms "navigable waters" and "waters of the United States". 
SCR 10Urging the Congress and the President of the United States to restore funding for the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System. 
SCR 12Recognizing the United States of America Women's Olympic Softball Team. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled