Senator Eldon E. Nygaard — 2019


Picture of Senator Eldon E. Nygaard

Party: Republican
Term: Other House
District: 17
Counties: Clay, Turner
Occupation: Attorney

Home Address:
1419 E. Cherry Street
Vermillion, SD 57069-2602

Home: 605-624-3654
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business: 605-624-4500

Email: sen.nygaard@state.sd.us

Session Committees

Commerce and EnergyVice-Chair TTh 10:00 AM Room 423 
JudiciaryMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 413 
TaxationMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 423 

Prime Sponsor

SB 56revise the qualifications of a county veterans' service officer. 
SB 78repeal the provision that prohibits the use of federal income tax credits when assessing certain property. 
SB 119revise certain provisions relating to sureties for water user district treasurers. 
SB 120revise the amount of compensation that water user district directors may receive. 
SB 121authorize an alcoholic beverage retail license for certain malt beverage and wine dealers. 
SB 122revise certain provisions relating to the expenditure of water user district funds. 
SB 143allow artisan distillers and farm wineries to sell certain distilled spirits to wholesalers and retailers. 
SB 160repeal exemptions from sales and use taxes for certain security and commodity brokers. 
SB 166repeal certain sales tax exemptions relating to agricultural machinery parts, repairs, and maintenance. 
SB 167repeal certain sales and use tax exemptions. 
HB 1062adopt the Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act. 
HB 1083revise certain state education benefits for veterans. 
HB 1084require drug screening for county sheriffs. 
HB 1085prohibit certain political advertising in highway rights-of-way. 
HB 1086require the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to receive the approval of the Senate before acquiring certain land. 
HB 1168revise certain provisions regarding the public records open to inspection and copying. 
HB 1186require certain children to be in booster seats when in motor vehicles. 
HB 1188authorize landowners and lessees to possess certain game animal and game bird trophies. 
HB 1196provide for the establishment of veterans resource centers at certain state colleges and universities. 
HB 1201revise auditing requirements for water development districts. 
HB 1240exempt certain sales of non-temperature-controlled baked goods from certain licensing requirements. 
HCR 1006In support of reforming the federal Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976. 
HCR 1010Recognizing the needs of certain veterans for state assistance. 
HCR 1012Urging local safety measures relating to horses and other animal entries in parades. 

Co Sponsor

SB 60repeal the reduction in state aid to general education funding for any school district that receives proceeds from the Commission on Gaming. 
SB 62revise procedures and amounts relating to compensation and expense reimbursement for sanitary district board members. 
SB 64provide that interest paid on negative balances in employers' experience rating accounts be credited to their experience rating accounts. 
SB 71prohibit the use of certain handheld electronic wireless devices for electronic messaging while driving. 
SB 73establish a preference for veterans and disabled persons when leasing residential property owned by counties. 
SB 74classify certain farm winery land as agricultural. 
SB 94repeal and revise certain provisions related to building energy codes. 
SB 104require each school district to develop a policy to prohibit bullying that meets certain requirements. 
SB 106provide for reciprocal nonresident trapping licenses. 
SB 110revise certain provisions relating to collateral real estate mortgages. 
SB 111extend for two years the period of time in which school districts may expend capital outlay funds for certain transportation, insurance, energy, and utility costs. 
SB 138enact the agreement among the states to elect the president by national popular vote. 
SB 148increase the authorized number of nonresident waterfowl hunting licenses and to revise certain provisions regarding the number of allowable nonresident hunting days. 
SB 149establish policies for youth athletes with concussions resulting from participation in youth athletic activities. 
SB 152revise certain provisions concerning state aid to education, to revise and provide for the adjustment of the per student allocation for the state aid to general education formula, and to revise certain property tax levies for the general fund of a school district. 
SB 170amend the South Dakota Uniform Securities Act with certain provisions relating to fraud and civil liability. 
SB 172reduce the interest rate applied for certain judgements, liens, and damages. 
SB 177increase certain registration fees and taxes for the use of motor vehicles on the public highways. 
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 5Congratulating and honoring the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology's Programming Team for competing in the 2011 World Finals of the Association for Computing's Intercollegiate Programming Contest. 
SC 6Commending and honoring the 2010 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
SC 9Honoring Erin Williams of Watertown, South Dakota Girls State Governor, and Daniel Wanous 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. 
SC 13Recognizing the work of the Girl Scouts in combating bullying and cyber bullying. 
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 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 4Endorsing the adoption of a national flag to honor and remember those who died while serving in America's military. 
SCR 6In support of reforming the federal Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976. 
SCR 7Urging Congress to enact legislation banning bisphenol A in children's products. 
HB 1036revise the time when financial reports of the guaranty association are submitted to the director of insurance. 
HB 1037revise certain posting requirements relating to hunting in the Black Hills Fire Protection District. 
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 1072provide for a study of the feasibility of establishing an equine processing facility and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1082provide for reduced hunting license fees for senior citizens. 
HB 1117permit public bodies to keep minutes of executive session and restrict who may review the minutes. 
HB 1119revise the procedure for reissuing certain alcoholic beverage licenses. 
HB 1137prohibit the sale of caffeinated alcoholic beverages. 
HB 1146limit copayment or coinsurance amounts for chiropractic services. 
HB 1163allow certain disabled veterans to obtain a disabled hunter permit. 
HB 1164authorize senior citizens to hunt from vehicles. 
HB 1178restrict the entry of conservation officers onto certain private land without permission. 
HB 1184limit the subrogation of certain insurers unless and until the insured is fully compensated. 
HB 1202require the state to provide the public with access to an electronic database containing certain information on any loans, grants, or tax rebates provided by the state for the purpose of economic development. 
HB 1212revise certain provisions regarding the county wheel tax. 
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 1242authorize the use of tribal identification cards as the equivalent of certain state-issued documents for identification purposes. 
HB 1252grant certain authority to municipalities and counties regarding outdoor advertising structures. 
HB 1253establish provisions for military and overseas voters. 
HC 1001Honoring and supporting the Scotland Kuchen Feier on the occasion of its second annual event. 
HC 1002Honoring and supporting Czech Days in Tabor, South Dakota, on the occasion of its sixty-third anniversary. 
HC 1009Honoring 2011 Miss Rodeo America, McKenzie Haley. 
HC 1012Commending and honoring the forty-fifth anniversary of the Scottie Stampede Rodeo Days event and the Scotland Rodeo Club. 
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 1014Honoring and commemorating the anniversary in 2011 of the fifty-third annual Schmeckfest in Freeman, South Dakota. 
HC 1016Recognizing and honoring James and Theresa Sedlacek on receiving the 2009 Spark Plug of Scotland Award. 
HC 1017commending the 200th Camo Quilt Project for their support of the 200th Engineer Company of the South Dakota National Guard. 
HC 1019Honoring, commending, and thanking the 2010 retirees of the South Dakota Highway Patrol. 
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 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 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. 
HCR 1002To declare February 6, 2011, as Ronald Reagan Day, in South Dakota. 
HCR 1008Expressing opposition to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' proposal to levy fees for the storage of water in the Missouri River reservoirs. 
HCR 1009 Urging the reinstatement and funding of federal inspection programs governing equine slaughter and processing facilities. 

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