Representative Michael Buckingham — 2018

Picture of Representative Michael Buckingham

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 33
Counties: Meade, Pennington
Occupation: Property Management

Home Address:
5569 Blue Stem Court
Rapid City, SD 57702

Home: 605-343-7657
Business: 605-394-5050


Session Committees

EducationMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 413 
Government Operations and AuditVice-Chair Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 
JudiciaryMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 413 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1144make an appropriation for costs related to the purchase of motorcycles for use in the motorcycle safety training courses, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1224provide for the funding of certain reduced tuition programs for veterans. 
HB 1225direct the Department of Education to undertake a study of the state's school districts and the efficiency of the statewide delivery of education services to the state's students. 
HB 1262establish a classification system, an evaluation system, and minimum annual salaries for certified teachers and school service specialists, and to repeal certain provisions relating to teacher tenure. 
HB 1263establish a hunter mentoring program, to authorize hunting under certain conditions by persons less than sixteen years of age, and to authorize the Game, Fish and Parks Commission to promulgate rules. 
SB 136require convicted sex offenders to register their online identifiers, to allow limited release of online identifier information in the sex offender registry to certain communications service entities, to make an appropriation therefor, and to provide penalties to violations thereof. 
SB 141prohibit certain acts of sexual penetration and contact between high school employees and students and to provide penalties therefor. 
SB 144to prohibit age misrepresentation with intent to solicit a minor and to provide a penalty therefor. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1007make form and style revisions to certain taxation and revenue statutes. 
HB 1112revise certain provisions related to the direction, supervision, and registration fees for veterinary technicians. 
HB 1122increase the jurisdictional amount in certain civil actions and small claims proceedings. 
HB 1123establish a state renewable and recycled energy objective and to provide certain reporting requirements. 
HB 1142authorize additional off-sale retail liquor licenses in certain municipalities. 
HB 1168clarify the penalty applicable to violations of certain no contact orders. 
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 1187require the Department of Revenue and Regulation to maintain an internet site that allows the public to search for certain property assessment and taxation information. 
HB 1191revise certain provisions regarding the display of customized motorcycles at certain events. 
HB 1201revise certain provisions regarding the placement or return of abused or neglected children. 
HB 1217authorize the creation of a circuit court judgeship in the Seventh Judicial Circuit and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1253require that home studies conducted for custody determinations be completed by certain professionals. 
HB 1260revise sex offender registry provisions for persons without a residence address. 
HB 1288allow any school district that qualifies for both the declining enrollment allowance and the growing enrollment payment in the same fiscal year to only benefit from the one that provides the most additional funding to the district. 
HB 1306allow certain students to participate in the opportunity scholarship program under certain circumstances. 
HB 1312change the South Dakota virtual high school to the South Dakota virtual school. 
HC 1009Honoring Drew Carroll for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. 
HC 1010Honoring Drew Whitney for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. 
HC 1011Honoring the life, character, and achievements of Chief David Beautiful Bald Eagle. 
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 1035Honoring Sarah Thvedt as a distinguished finalist for the Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
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 1004Encouraging the use of sunscreen and discouraging young persons from using tanning devices. 
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 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. 
HJR 1005Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to Article XXI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, related to hunting, fishing, and trapping. 
SB 172appropriate money to the Department of Public Safety to fund the South Dakota Highway Patrol. 
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. 
SC 14Commending the Stratford Community Theatre and its many volunteers for building social and economic bonds in their local communities through the performing arts. 
SC 21Honoring the Patriot Guard Riders of South Dakota and their unwavering respect for those who risk their lives for America's freedom and security. 
SC 22Recognizing and congratulating the Rapid City Stevens High School Volleyball Team for winning the 2007 Class AA State Volleyball Championship. 
SCR 12Recognizing the United States of America Women's Olympic Softball Team. 


No Hearings Scheduled