Representative Paul Dennert — 2019


Picture of Representative Paul Dennert

Party: Democrat
Term: Incumbent
District: 02
Counties: Brown, Clark, Hamlin, Spink
Occupation: Farmer/Cattleman


Session Committees

AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 
Joint AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 
Government Operations and AuditMember Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1002revise certain provisions regarding the documentation of data used to make adjustments during the assessment process for factors that affect the capacity of the land to produce agricultural products. 
HB 1097provide for the assessment of certain agricultural land as noncropland. 
HB 1098revise the limitation on the increases and decreases that may be made to the total taxable value of cropland and noncropland. 
HB 1226impose additional real estate transfer fees on certain agricultural land and apportion the revenue to local taxing districts. 
HB 1227transfer money from the health care trust fund. 
HC 1029Commending and honoring the life of former Lieutenant Governor William Dougherty for his years of service to South Dakota. 
SB 102repeal an outdated provision regarding the assessment of property for school districts. 
SB 148increase the authorized number of nonresident waterfowl hunting licenses and to revise certain provisions regarding the number of allowable nonresident hunting days. 
SC 11Commending and honoring the community of Turton on its one hundred twenty-fifth birthday. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1001revise certain provisions concerning the assessment of agricultural land. 
HB 1051provide deadlines for the transmission of voter registration files. 
HB 1056establish an additional time period during which fireworks may be sold and discharged and to revise certain provisions regarding county regulation of fireworks. 
HB 1061provide for the practice and regulation of registered midwives. 
HB 1074revise the allowable time periods for use of nonresident small game hunting licenses. 
HB 1089prohibit political contributions by certain state employees to gubernatorial candidates. 
HB 1090provide for legislative redistricting based on single-member house districts. 
HB 1091repeal the provision requiring certain school districts with a fall enrollment of less than one hundred to reorganize. 
HB 1092revise the time frame for conducting hearings to vacate municipal streets or alleys. 
HB 1100prohibit certain business entities and affiliated persons from making political campaign contributions to state officeholders or candidates if the business entity does contractual business with certain state agencies. 
HB 1101provide for legislative redistricting by a bipartisan, nonlegislative commission and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1103revise certain provisions regarding zero based budgeting requirements. 
HB 1106provide a time period before certain action on the general appropriation bill may commence. 
HB 1121revise certain legislative policies relating to the establishment of legislative districts. 
HB 1122restrict certain state purchases of gasoline to ethanol blends. 
HB 1131lower the state sales and use tax on certain food items and to increase the rate of taxation for the sales and use tax on certain goods and services. 
HB 1179permit local political subdivisions with volunteer advanced life support personnel to establish deferred compensation plans. 
HB 1181authorize the release of information related to users of certain state lodging facilities. 
HB 1182provide for the release of information relating to persons attending or invited to certain state-sponsored events. 
HB 1183protect the rights of public employees to participate in certain political activities and to have contact with elected officials. 
HB 1184limit the subrogation of certain insurers unless and until the insured is fully compensated. 
HB 1188authorize landowners and lessees to possess certain game animal and game bird trophies. 
HB 1192increase certain registration fees for the use of motor vehicles on the public highways. 
HB 1207allow the consignment or auction of certain out-of-state vehicles and motorcycles. 
HB 1212revise certain provisions regarding the county wheel tax. 
HB 1213limit increases in state government spending. 
HB 1214revise the period of time in which a refund of certain commercial motor vehicle license fees may be requested. 
HB 1215repeal certain refund provisions of the motor fuel tax for certain nonhighway agricultural use of motor fuels and to provide for the distribution of such motor fuel tax. 
HB 1216prohibit certain contract restrictions on the use of ethanol blender pumps by retailers. 
HB 1236provide for a temporary decrease of legislator salaries. 
HC 1003Commending and honoring the 2009-2010 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: Dean Christensen, Deuel, School Superintendent; Susan Proefrock, Belle Fourche, School Business Official; Micy Highstreet, Tri-Valley, Elementary School Principal; Steve Benson, Deuel, Secondary School Principal; Kyley Cumbow, Pierre, Assistant Middle School Principal; Becky Guffin, Aberdeen, Curriculum Director and Kristi Wallin, Lennox, Director of Special Education for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. 
HC 1009Honoring 2011 Miss Rodeo America, McKenzie Haley. 
HC 1011Congratulating and honoring Coach Don Meyer, from Aberdeen, South Dakota, the winningest college basketball coach in NCAA history. 
HC 1013Commending and honoring the Mitchell School District Board of Education on its selection to receive the Associated School Boards of South Dakota School Board Award of Excellence for 2011. 
HC 1016Recognizing and honoring James and Theresa Sedlacek on receiving the 2009 Spark Plug of Scotland Award. 
HC 1020commending and honoring David Linngren, a member of the Watertown School District Board of Education, on his selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota for 2010. 
HC 1022Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its sixtieth anniversary. 
HC 1023Congratulating and honoring the Flandreau Fliers High School Football Team, its coaches, and student managers for their 2010 South Dakota State 11B Championship season. 
HC 1024Honoring Randy Parry for his work with the Maroney Rural Learning Center and his contributions to rural South Dakota. 
HC 1027Commending and honoring Representative Stephanie Herseth Sandlin for her six and a half years of service in the U.S. House of Representatives. 
HC 1028Honoring and commemorating Tripp-Delmont/Armour boys basketball head coach Burnell Glanzer on earning his 600th career win on February 24, 2011. 
HC 1030Congratulating Aberdeen, South Dakota, for its recognition as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People. 
HC 1031Honoring former Governor M. Michael Rounds for his service as a South Dakota State Senator and the thirty-first Governor of South Dakota. 
HC 1039Commending and honoring SrA Blaine H. Reynolds for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Airman of the Year. 
HC 1040Commending and honoring Tsgt Jason C. Mark for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. 
HC 1041Commending and honoring MSgt Jonathan L. Goehring for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. 
HC 1042Commending and honoring TSgt Thomas D. Dummermuth for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Honor Guard Member of the Year. 
HC 1043Commending and honoring MSgt Scott H. Leebens for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Outstanding First Sergeant of the Year. 
HC 1044Commending and honoring Sgt. Tanner Haines for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Noncommissioned Officer of the Year (NCO) award. 
HC 1045Commending and honoring all the personnel of the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing for their selection as the most outstanding Air National Guard fighter unit in the nation. 
HC 1046Commending and honoring Spc. Rob Buechler for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Soldier of the Year award. 
HC 1049Honoring the Webster Bearcats for winning the 2011 State B Wrestling Championship. 
HC 1050Honoring and recognizing Logan Storley on his state wrestling championship for the Webster High School Bearcats. 
HC 1052Commemorating the one hundred twenty-fifth anniversary of the Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce. 
HCR 1001Honoring the historical, political, cultural, social, and economic relationships among Canada, the United States, and the State of South Dakota, and recognizing January 24, 2011, as Canada Day at the Capitol. 
HCR 1009 Urging the reinstatement and funding of federal inspection programs governing equine slaughter and processing facilities. 
HCR 1013Recognizing March 2, 2011, as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day in South Dakota. 
HJR 1001To propose a constitutional amendment to provide for the purchase, construction, and operation of a horse processing plant. 
SB 64provide that interest paid on negative balances in employers' experience rating accounts be credited to their experience rating accounts. 
SB 124authorize the Bureau of Administration to construct a maintenance shop in Pierre, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 126stabilize the funding of the state aid to education formula for two years by appropriating money from the education enhancement trust fund and borrowing money from certain school districts, to create the education stabilization fund, and to prohibit school districts from imposing an excess tax levy for two years. 
SB 146require certain notice requirements for retailers that do not have nexus in South Dakota which are selling tangible personal property, services, or products transferred electronically for use in South Dakota. 
SB 147expand the application of nexus for the purpose of collecting sales and use taxes owed to the state. 
SB 158toll the Department of Environment and Natural Resources administrative rules on underground injection control Class III wells and in situ leach mining until the department obtains primary enforcement authority of the comparable federal programs. 
SB 179define and prohibit the offenses of juvenile sexting and aggravated juvenile sexting and to provide for certain sanctions and remedies. 
SC 2Commending and honoring United States Representative Gabrielle Giffords, United States District Court Judge John Roll, and all those who lost their lives and demonstrated courage in light of the tragedy that occurred in Tucson, Arizona on Saturday, January 8, 2011. 
SC 4Congratulating and honoring Susan Turnipseed of Brookings as South Dakota's 2011 Teacher of the Year. 
SC 6Commending and honoring the 2010 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
SC 15Commending and honoring Clarence W. Skye for his forty-one years of visionary work and service as the Executive Director of the United Sioux Tribes of South Dakota Development Corporation. 
SC 16Congratulating the Deuel High School Girls Gymnastics Team for winning the State Class A Gymnastics Team Tournament on February 18, 2011. 
SC 17Commending and honoring Jim Schlekeway, a teacher in the Mobridge-Pollock School District, on his retirement from the school district after forty-three exceptional years in education. 
SC 19Honoring and commemorating the town of Armour on its quasquicentennial celebration. 
SC 23Commending and honoring former Army Corporal Frank Buckles for his service in World War I. 
SCR 2Urging the United States Congress to appropriate $35 million in fiscal year 2012 for the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System 
SCR 3Urging the United States Department of Agriculture to use sound science in making regulatory decisions. 

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