Representative Kent Peterson — 2019


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


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. 
HB 1148revise certain provisions regarding the eligibility to serve on the Game, Fish, and Parks Commission. 
HB 1149prohibit the sale of certain industrial and construction equipment at a price higher than is offered to other buyers. 
HCR 1012Urging the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to identify a regulatory path to provide Reid vapor pressure (RVP) relief to E15. 
SB 9require fiscal notes for certain initiated measures and initiated amendments to the Constitution. 
SB 144revise certain provisions related to party affiliation on voter registration cards. 
SB 145revise certain provisions related to claims regarding workers' compensation. 

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 1007require any initiated measure to embrace only one subject. 
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 1081repeal the sunset clause regarding the recreational use of nonmeandered water. 
HB 1083revise certain provisions regarding permits to carry a concealed pistol and to declare an emergency. 
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 1102revise certain provisions regarding the use and display of the great seal of South Dakota. 
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. 
HB 1121revise the fees for certain on-sale and off-sale retail liquor licenses. 
HB 1136revise certain provisions related to cooperatives. 
HB 1156require voter registration information be made available to the public by certain licensing agents. 
HB 1157authorize certain alcohol manufacturers and wholesalers to enter into sponsorship agreements with certain alcohol retail licensees. 
HB 1162provide for the placement of a proposed constitutional amendment on the ballot at a special election held at the same time as the next primary election, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1166revise certain provisions regarding waivers recommended by the School Finance Accountability Board. 
HB 1167revise certain provisions regarding the appointment of county commissioners to county planning commissions. 
HB 1174revise certain provisions regarding rights for crime victims. 
HB 1178provide a penalty for the failure to complete timely audits by certain entities. 
HB 1184provide certain provisions regarding waste disposal lines along or under highways. 
HB 1185establish provisions regarding the storage of wine at certain licensed premises. 
HB 1195revise certain provisions regarding refunds of motor vehicle license fees. 
HB 1196revise certain provisions regarding verification of residency of petition circulators. 
HB 1197prohibit public school administrators from participating in collective bargaining. 
HB 1198prohibit school districts from compensating official labor union representatives or negotiators. 
HB 1199prohibit collective bargaining by employees of the Board of Regents. 
HB 1202make an appropriation to the University of South Dakota law school. 
HB 1203authorize the secretary of state to enforce the laws that have been enacted to be under the supervision of the Office of the Secretary of State. 
HB 1262exclude certain funds from the calculation of local effort in the state aid to education formula. 
HB 1264authorize the construction of the precision agriculture building and certain renovations at South Dakota State University, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1266provide funds for the purpose of increasing wages for certain employees of community support providers and nursing facilities. 
HB 1268provide for revised dates to prefile legislation. 
HB 1284provide for certain highway safety requirements and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1286authorize certain political parties to be classified under alternative political status, to revise certain provisions regarding nominating petitions, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1304revise certain provisions regarding challenges to petition signatures. 
HB 1311revise certain provisions regarding legislator salaries. 
HB 1314revise certain provisions regarding the calculation of fall enrollment for the purposes of education funding. 
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. 
HC 1013Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventieth anniversary on June 14-16, 2018. 
HC 1015Honoring Brian Garrett for his outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the Oglala Lakota people. 
HC 1016Commending the entire South Dakota Army National Guard on being elected as the overall winner in the 2017 Army Communities of Excellence Awards. 
HC 1017Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 155th Engineer Company on being awarded the Itschner Award and the Reserve Family Readiness Award. 
HC 1020Commending the Department of Game, Fish and Parks and the landowners of South Dakota on thirty years of partnership to provide public hunting access through the Walk-In Area program. 
HC 1021Honoring and thanking Bonnie Luecke for her thirty-one years of dedicated service to Detachment 780, Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps, at South Dakota State University. 
HC 1028Honoring the life and public service of former State Representative Hal Wick on the occasion of his death on March 7, 2018. 
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. 
HCR 1005Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2018 as National Social Work Month. 
HCR 1006Commemorating the life of George Speaker Mickelson and calling for a bust of Mickelson to be displayed in the lobby of the State House of Representatives. 
HCR 1010Recognizing and honoring William Mervin "Billy" Mills, also known as Tamakoce Tek'hila, for his unselfish and loyal contributions to the State of South Dakota and to his country. 
HCR 1011Making formal application to the United States Congress to lawfully enable the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide per diem reimbursement to eligible veterans in need of assisted living services. 
HJR 1004Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next election a Constitutional amendment to revise certain provisions relating to the rights of crime victims. 
HJR 1006Proposing 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. 
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 information provided to 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 Minnehaha County, to create a veterans cemetery fund, 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 and to revise certain record retention policies. 
SB 119provide certain provisions regarding the furnishing of fraudulent disability documentation when renting accommodations. 
SB 122provide for the payment of claims for covered services provided by a health care provider via telemedicine or telehealth. 
SB 123provide for the utilization of telemedicine or telehealth by a health care professional. 
SB 125clarify the authority of the Government Operations and Audit Committee to issue a subpoena. 
SB 141establish certain provisions regarding pharmacy benefits management. 
SB 166repeal certain provisions regarding the inspection of moisture and protein-measuring devices. 
SB 183provide funds to the precision agriculture fund by revising the allocation of petroleum release compensation and inspection fee revenues and online lottery revenues and to repeal the ethanol fuel fund. 
SB 191provide certain venue for enforcement of protection orders and conditions for no contact. 
SB 194revise certain provisions regarding registration fees of pesticide products and create the precision agriculture building fund. 
SB 210transfer certain funds from the ethanol fuel fund to the ethanol infrastructure incentive fund. 
SC 25Honoring and recognizing Myron Sonne for his outstanding commitment and service to Mitchell Technical Institute and to the young minds of South Dakota. 
SC 36Honoring The Salvation Army for their dedication and service to the Aberdeen Community for one hundred twenty-five years. 
SC 40Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. 
SC 46Commending Reverend William (Billy) F. Graham, Jr. for his life of evangelistic ministry and efforts to reach the world with the gospel of Christ. 
SCR 7Supporting the State of Israel. 
SCR 9Strengthening the sister-state ties between the State of South Dakota and the Republic of China (Taiwan), supporting the signing of a Bilateral Trade Agreement between Taiwan and the United States, and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. 
SCR 14Encouraging Congress and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to overturn the rules regarding electronic logging devices. 
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