Representative Kent Peterson — 2019


Picture of Representative Kent Peterson

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

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 414 
State AffairsMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1143revise provisions regarding contribution limits to political action committees. 
HB 1223modify the distribution of taxes on concentrated animal feeding operations. 
HB 1266provide opportunities for the private sector commercialization of interstate rest areas and welcome centers. 
SB 90revise provisions regarding certain financial interest statements filed by persons elected to state or local office. 
SB 101establish certain provisions regarding out-of-state businesses that provide disaster or emergency related work. 
SB 110revise provisions regarding adjustments to the motor fuel tax fund balance. 
SB 136provide for the utilization of telehealth by a health care professional. 
SB 137provide for the payment of claims for covered services provided by a health care professional via telehealth. 
SB 142require the state to assume the responsibility for legal expenses of certain persons in state custody. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1048authorize a public body to conduct certain deliberations in an executive or closed meeting. 
HB 1049revise certain provisions regarding driving after consuming certain drugs or substances. 
HB 1050revise certain provisions regarding the use and possession of scanning devices and reencoders. 
HB 1051establish the South Dakota state seal of civics literacy program. 
HB 1052revise certain provisions regarding the notice given to county commissioners for special sessions. 
HB 1055require parental notification and agreement before the institution of an order to withhold resuscitation from certain patients. 
HB 1059revise certain provisions regarding vehicle dealer licensing. 
HB 1061provide for a court order to test for HIV at the request of victims of certain crimes. 
HB 1063revise provisions regarding engaging in sexual activity for a fee or other compensation. 
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 1071revise and repeal provisions regarding aviation. 
HB 1074provide a privilege for journalists and newscasters regarding refusal to disclose information. 
HB 1075revise certain provisions regarding the authority of conservation district governing boards. 
HB 1076revise certain real estate licensee advertising restrictions and grant rule-making authority regarding real estate teams. 
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 1082to revise certain provisions regarding scrap metal purchases. 
HB 1089revise provisions regarding electronic livestock auctions. 
HB 1091provide for the selection of a lieutenant governor by a candidate for governor. 
HB 1092revise certain provisions regarding campaign finance disclosure reports. 
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 1121repeal certain provisions regarding health inspections of food service establishments. 
HB 1124require health care facilities that perform mammography to inform mammography patients on breast density. 
HB 1137revise certain provisions regarding pharmacy benefit managers. 
HB 1145establish certain provisions regarding the mowing of rights-of-way adjacent to the state trunk highway system. 
HB 1146revise provisions related to unclaimed property. 
HB 1155provide for certain privileged communications between social workers and students. 
HB 1160revise certain provisions regarding emergency management. 
HB 1175establish the Early Learning Advisory Council. 
HB 1178revise provisions regarding the beginning period for absentee voting. 
HB 1184authorize the operation of business development banks. 
HB 1186provide for repayment of costs incurred by a county related to crimes involving certain persons in state facilities. 
HB 1188revise provisions regarding fertilizer inspection fees. 
HB 1191legalize the growth, production, and processing of industrial hemp and derivative products in the state. 
HB 1201revise provisions regarding group pheasant hunts for disabled veterans. 
HB 1227provide nonpublic schools certain tax revenue collected from rural electric companies. 
HB 1234provide funding to schools from the contractor's excise tax on concentrated animal feeding operations. 
HC 1002Honoring the life of Beverly Smith. 
HC 1003Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2019 as National Social Work Month. 
HC 1005Recognizing the month of September as Opioid Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month. 
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. 
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 1005Petitioning Congress and the President to defend Israel against hostile actions; expressing the strongest support for, and unity with, the people and State of Israel; and strongly condemning the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement and the increasing incidents of anti-Semitism against Israel and the Jewish people. 
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 1001Commending and honoring Angela Kennecke for excellence in investigative reporting and service to the people of South Dakota. 
HR 1002Recognizing the impact of Alzheimer's Disease and related dementias on persons living with these conditions, caregivers, and the State of South Dakota. 
SB 51revise certain provisions regarding trusts. 
SB 54regulate the use of care and maintenance funds by perpetual care cemeteries. 
SB 60require the secretary of public safety to provide recommendations to the Legislature on a statewide threat assessment plan. 
SB 63increase the penalty for a subsequent conviction for trespass to hunt, fish, or trap. 
SB 68define certain acts as misbranding of food products. 
SB 71prohibit capital punishment of any person with severe mental illness. 
SB 86provide for calculations of sales tax revenues from sellers located outside of the state. 
SB 100reduce the number of petition signatures required for conservation district supervisor elections. 
SB 106authorize a county gross receipts tax. 
SB 107revise provisions regarding rape. 
SB 117authorize Spanish to be used in the process of issuing certain driver licenses and permits. 
SB 125revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2019 to fund the literacy intervention program. 
SB 129exempt motor vehicles owned by licensed ambulance services from certain motor vehicle registration fees. 
SB 138revise certain provisions regarding microbreweries. 
SB 149increase the amount authorized for certain brand fees and to authorize a brand registration application fee. 
SB 154authorize the production and transport of saltwater crustaceans. 
SB 171designate saltwater aquatic farms as agricultural operations. 
SC 7Commending and honoring the Parker School District Board of Education on their selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota School Board Award of Excellence recipient for 2018. 
SC 10Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Volleyball Team for their outstanding athletic performance upon winning the 2018 Summit League Tournament Championship. 
SCR 5Commending Senators John Thune and Mike Rounds for their votes to confirm Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the United States Supreme Court, and wishing Associate Justice Kavanaugh well in his new role. 
SCR 6Urging the President of the United States to make agricultural exports a priority and protect agricultural products from all current and future tariffs. 
SJR 5Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the authorization of certain games of chance in the City of Yankton. 

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