Representative Lee Qualm — 2019


Picture of Representative Lee Qualm

Majority Leader

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 21
Counties: Bon Homme, Charles Mix, Gregory, Tripp
Occupation: Farmer

Home Address:
27507 John Qualm Rd.
Platte, SD 57369

Home: 605-337-3682
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business: 605-337-3682

Email: Lee.Qualm@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:30 AM Room 413 
Joint Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 
State AffairsChair MWF 7:45 AM Room 414 

Interim Committees

BondingMember 
Executive BoardMember 
Industrial Hemp StudyChair 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1073revise provisions regarding the locating and spotting of predators or varmints from a drone. 
HB 1091provide for the selection of a lieutenant governor by a candidate for governor. 
HB 1178revise provisions regarding the beginning period for absentee voting. 
HB 1225establish a determinant in identifying a student's sexual identity for the purpose of participation in high school athletics. 
HB 1226revise the distance certain wind energy systems must be set back from surrounding property. 
HB 1227provide nonpublic schools certain tax revenue collected from rural electric companies. 
SB 47repeal and revise certain provisions regarding permits to carry a concealed pistol. 
SB 64require certain wind energy facilities to include aircraft detection lighting systems. 
SB 115authorize the conditional carrying of a concealed pistol in the state capitol by certain persons. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1040establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. 
HB 1043require the Department of Social Services to collect and report certain information regarding the military affiliation of a parent whose child is subject to a report of abuse or neglect. 
HB 1044authorize certain children who are subject to a pending military relocation to apply for enrollment in a school district. 
HB 1048authorize a public body to conduct certain deliberations in an executive or closed meeting. 
HB 1055require parental notification and agreement before the institution of an order to withhold resuscitation from certain patients. 
HB 1056prohibit certain local ordinances regarding firearms. 
HB 1068authorize the Transportation Commission to promulgate rules to allow certain motor vehicles to follow another motor vehicle on a state highway more closely than otherwise permitted by law. 
HB 1074provide a privilege for journalists and newscasters regarding refusal to disclose information. 
HB 1080increase the property tax exemption allowed for certain veterans with a disability and the surviving spouses of certain veterans with a disability. 
HB 1081authorize certain paraplegic or amputee veterans or their surviving spouses to retain a property tax exemption without having to reapply each year. 
HB 1083revise certain programs to support education in South Dakota. 
HB 1084provide for specific classification of affordable housing structures for purposes of taxation. 
HB 1085revise certain programs to advance health care in South Dakota. 
HB 1086revise certain programs to expand economic development in South Dakota. 
HB 1087promote free speech and intellectual diversity at certain institutions of higher education. 
HB 1092revise certain provisions regarding campaign finance disclosure reports. 
HB 1104revise certain provisions regarding the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor. 
HB 1109exclude certain funds from the calculation of local effort in the state aid to education formula. 
HB 1111provide for professional or occupational licensure for certain active duty military personnel and spouses. 
HB 1124require health care facilities that perform mammography to inform mammography patients on breast density. 
HB 1126revise real estate licensure requirements for the sale of businesses. 
HB 1138revise provisions regarding the mandatory retirement age of judges. 
HB 1139repeal provisions regarding maximum taxes levied by a school district for capital outlay. 
HB 1143revise provisions regarding contribution limits to political action committees. 
HB 1144revise certain provisions regarding the transportation of students participating in open enrollment. 
HB 1145establish certain provisions regarding the mowing of rights-of-way adjacent to the state trunk highway system. 
HB 1157revise provisions regarding challenges to candidate nominating petitions. 
HB 1160revise certain provisions regarding emergency management. 
HB 1171allow certain veterans to attend courses offered at postsecondary technical institutes without payment of tuition. 
HB 1186repeal the termination of the juvenile detention cost-sharing fund. 
HB 1191legalize the growth, production, and processing of industrial hemp and derivative products in the state. 
HB 1223modify the distribution of taxes on concentrated animal feeding operations. 
HB 1229require optional services through Medicaid to be authorized through special appropriation. 
HB 1234provide funding to schools from the contractor's excise tax on concentrated animal feeding operations. 
HB 1242include opossums within the definition of predator and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1252increase the state's percentage of video lottery revenues and provide for the deposit of certain excess revenues. 
HB 1253provide funding for advertising that addresses the negative aspects of gambling. 
HC 1002Honoring the life of Beverly Smith. 
HC 1004Honoring and commending Myron Floren, for his service to the state of South Dakota through his exemplary work as an accordionist. 
HC 1006Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-first anniversary on June 13, 14, and 15, 2019. 
HC 1007Honoring Calico Ducheneaux of Mobridge, South Dakota Girls State Governor and Seamus Duffy of Sioux Falls, South Dakota Boys State Governor and commending the South Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary for their sponsorship and coordination of the Girls State and Boys State programs. 
HC 1008Recognizing February as Black History Month and South Dakota's rich history of African American achievements. 
HC 1009Honoring Rena Ortbahn for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota and the South Dakota Legislature. 
HC 1011Honoring and commending the city of Yankton on the 150th anniversary of its incorporation. 
HC 1012Honoring the 2018 Augustana University Baseball Team and the students and staff involved in the baseball program. 
HC 1021Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard 114th Fighter Wing of Sioux Falls on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, Major General John J. Pesch Flight Safety Award, and William W. Spruance Safety Award for 2018. 
HC 1022Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 152nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion of Pierre for being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckford Trophy, General Walter T. Kerwin, Jr. Award, and the U.S. Army Supply Excellence Awards for 2018. 
HC 1023Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 147th Field Artillery of Watertown on being awarded the Certificate of Victory for the National Guard Association of the United States. 
HC 1025Commending and honoring Raica, a police service dog for the South Dakota Highway Patrol and her Police Service Dog Handler Trooper Michael Dale, for their loyal team service to the State of South Dakota for the past seven years. 
HC 1026Honoring the service of the South Dakota National Guard's Adjutant General, Major General Timothy A. Reisch, for his tenure serving as Adjutant Major General for the State of South Dakota Department of Military from April 2011 through June 2019. 
HC 1028Celebrating and commemorating the commissioning of the USS South Dakota. 
HCR 1001Supporting the Governor's efforts to fuel the state fleet with premium E-30 fuel. 
HCR 1004Strengthening the sister-state ties between the State of South Dakota and Taiwan; supporting the signing of a Bilateral Trade Agreement (BTA) between Taiwan and the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. 
HCR 1006Instructing South Dakota's congressional representatives to support an effort in Congress to terminate the U.S. Department of Education. 
HJR 1003Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election a new section to Article XII of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the creation and administration of a trust fund using the net receipts from unclaimed property. 
HJR 1005To apply for a convention of states under Article V of the Constitution of the United States to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and to limit the terms of office for federal officials and members of Congress. 
HR 1003Denouncing the recent passage of New York's abortion law and requesting that the Governor declare a day of prayer and fasting to atone for the unspeakable crime of abortion. 
HR 1006Recognizing the deleterious effects of gambling and video lottery. 
SB 51revise certain provisions regarding trusts. 
SB 55require the national motto of the United States to be displayed in public schools. 
SB 61provide certain provisions regarding nursing facility closures. 
SB 62provide for the use of certain general funds to increase Medicaid reimbursement rates for existing Medicaid providers. 
SB 63increase the penalty for a subsequent conviction for trespass to hunt, fish, or trap. 
SB 66establish an interim legislative committee to study issues related to electric services in an annexed area. 
SB 68define certain acts as misbranding of food products. 
SB 84authorize the possession and administration of opioid antagonists by school district and nonpublic school personnel, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 85revise the deadline for the Department of Health's annual report regarding abortions. 
SB 87enhance South Dakota. 
SB 88enhance education in South Dakota. 
SB 89enhance health care in South Dakota. 
SB 90revise provisions regarding certain financial interest statements filed by persons elected to state or local office. 
SB 154authorize the production and transport of saltwater crustaceans. 
SB 163revise certain provisions regarding jury lists. 
SB 171designate saltwater aquatic farms as agricultural operations. 
SB 183revise certain provisions regarding buffer strips. 
SC 4Honoring and commending South Dakota State University for its ten-year anniversary as a successful NCAA Division I university. 
SC 20Honoring and commending the 2018 Tea Area High School Titans Boys Soccer Team and the students and staff involved in the program. 
SC 21Commending and honoring the Tea Area High School boys' golf team for their second State A Championship title under the leadership of head coach, Jason Sudenga. 
SC 22Honoring and commending the Lennox Junior Legion baseball team for capturing the 2018 South Dakota State Junior Legion Baseball Title. 
SC 23Honoring and commending Travis Ehrisman, high school science teacher, on being named Tea Area School District Teacher of the Year. 
SC 24Honoring, commending, and thanking Lincoln County Officer Travis Johns on being named South Dakota Officer of the Year in 2018 by the South Dakota Association of School Resource Officers. 
SC 25Honoring and commending Harrisburg student Andrea Brandner, winner of two grand championships at the 2018 South Dakota State 4-H Horse Show. 
SC 26Honoring and commending David Preheim for being selected as the 2018 Southeast Area Assistant Principal of the Year by the Southeast Area Principals' Group. 
SC 27Honoring Lennox High School freshman Xavier Larson for receiving a superior award at the state-wide oral interpretation competition. 
SC 28Honoring and commending Blake Crosby on being awarded Lennox School District Teacher of the Year. 
SC 31Honoring and commending Jaelyn Morehead on being recognized as Tea Area's first National Merit Finalist. 
SC 33Honoring Cammack Ranch as the 2018 Leopold Conservation Award recipient. 
SCR 9Petitioning Congress and the President to immediately defund Planned Parenthood of all federal funding; strongly condemning the recent unrestrictive abortion law passed in New York state; and, expressing South Dakotans' continued resolve to secure the blessings of life and liberty for our posterity. 
SJR 1Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, related to terms of office for members of the Legislature. 

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