Senator Ryan M. Maher — 2019


Picture of Senator Ryan M. Maher

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 28
Counties: Butte, Corson, Dewey, Harding, Perkins, Ziebach
Occupation: Insurance Agent/Restaurant Owner

Home Address:
PO Box 237
Isabel, SD 57633

Home: 605-466-2131
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business: 605-865-3577

Email: Ryan.Maher@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesVice-Chair TTh 10:00 AM Room 412 
TaxationMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 423 
TransportationMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 423 

Prime Sponsor

SB 55allow the shooting of coyotes from snowmobiles. 
SB 57revise the investment fee rate for certain employers and to declare an emergency. 
SB 58provide tuition benefits to certain National Guard members attending tribal colleges. 
SB 66revise certain provisions regarding land leased by counties. 
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 95provide for the printing of voting rights notices. 
SB 96revise the fee schedule for certain documents filed with the county register of deeds. 
SB 145revise the provisions concerning the types of taxes that the state may enter into compacts with Indian tribes. 
SB 155revise the contents of the notice to the county where hospitalization is furnished to indigent persons. 
SC 12Honoring and supporting the Isabel Celebration in Isabel, South Dakota, on the occasion of the town's centennial anniversary. 
SC 23Commending and honoring former Army Corporal Frank Buckles for his service in World War I. 
HB 1046revise the composition of the State Brand Board and to provide for its election by district. 
HB 1047revise certain prairie dog shooting season provisions. 
HB 1048provide for the distribution of the proceeds of certain civil fines and civil penalties. 
HB 1049require that funds from the sale of certain estrays and livestock on "hold" status be deposited in the permanent school fund. 
HB 1053repeal the requirement to provide notice to abutting counties when changing the county plan or ordinances. 
HB 1063provide for the deposit in the general fund of the proceeds from the sale of certain contraband or abandoned items by the Department of Game, Fish and Parks. 
HB 1064deposit certain funds associated with snowmobiles and motorized boats into the state highway fund. 
HB 1065transfer money from the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to South Dakota State University for wildlife and fisheries instruction. 
HB 1066provide a penalty for violations of custody or visitation decrees. 
HB 1068require that certain land acquisitions by the State of South Dakota be conditioned upon subsequent legislative approval. 
HB 1135require certification for operators of boilers in public buildings. 
HB 1152provide for drug testing for certain TANF recipients. 
HB 1157revise the rate of the insurance company premium and annuity taxes applied to court appearance bonds and to establish an annual fee for certificate of authority for domestic insurers issuing court appearance bonds. 
HB 1178restrict the entry of conservation officers onto certain private land without permission. 
HB 1191authorize school district boards to provide licensed day care facilities on or off school district property. 
HC 1015Honoring Mary Jo May on her participation and achievements in the Washington Internships for Native Students program. 

Co Sponsor

SB 56revise the qualifications of a county veterans' service officer. 
SB 60repeal the reduction in state aid to general education funding for any school district that receives proceeds from the Commission on Gaming. 
SB 63repeal certain provisions regarding the reduction in state aid to education based upon the school district's general fund balance. 
SB 64provide that interest paid on negative balances in employers' experience rating accounts be credited to their experience rating accounts. 
SB 70prohibit the creation of private transfer fee obligations and to require certain procedures for notice and disclosure for existing private transfer fee obligations. 
SB 84revise certain provisions regarding administrative penalties when filing campaign finance disclosure statements. 
SB 86revise the investment fee rate for certain employers and to declare an emergency. 
SB 88revise certain penalties involving the bribery of a voter. 
SB 93authorize an organization to contribute to a political action committee and to set a limit on contributions. 
SB 99revise the provisions that determine the amount of the motor vehicle registration fees that shall be applied based on the age of the vehicles. 
SB 106provide for reciprocal nonresident trapping licenses. 
SB 108allow for the appointment of an alternate board member for the county legal expense relief board. 
SB 109authorize the secretary of state to promulgate rules concerning lobbyist registration fees, to impose a penalty for the failure to timely file lobbyist or lobbyist employer reports, and to repeal certain provisions concerning lobbyists who fail to comply with certain requirements. 
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 121authorize an alcoholic beverage retail license for certain malt beverage and wine dealers. 
SB 124authorize the Bureau of Administration to construct a maintenance shop in Pierre, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 125revise the time period for computing unemployment insurance employer contribution rates. 
SB 128require the Commission of Human Rights to meet no less than annually. 
SB 131clarify certain provisions relating to establishing identity by applicants for certain licenses, permits, and identification cards. 
SB 143allow artisan distillers and farm wineries to sell certain distilled spirits to wholesalers and retailers. 
SB 148increase the authorized number of nonresident waterfowl hunting licenses and to revise certain provisions regarding the number of allowable nonresident hunting days. 
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 154provide funding for education by temporarily increasing the state sales and use tax. 
SB 159increase the maximum allowable uniform charge relating to 911 emergency services.  
SB 160repeal exemptions from sales and use taxes for certain security and commodity brokers. 
SB 161prohibit certain unfair or discriminatory practices based on veteran or military status. 
SB 169revise certain requirements relating to participation by tribal schools in the federal school lunch program. 
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. 
SB 180impose a fee on certain pipelines carrying crude oil and to create a crude oil pipeline compensation fund that may be used in the event of a crude oil spill. 
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 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 20Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Belle Fourche Chamber of Commerce. 
SCR 1Honoring pregnancy care centers. 
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. 
HB 1037revise certain posting requirements relating to hunting in the Black Hills Fire Protection District. 
HB 1050revise the voting requirements for the county board of adjustment. 
HB 1051provide deadlines for the transmission of voter registration files. 
HB 1054increase the amount that the court may assess against the defendant for failure to appear in regard to certain motor vehicle violations. 
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 1060revise certain provisions concerning how motor vehicle license fees are distributed in the unorganized territories of a county. 
HB 1070prohibit school districts from employing school counselors who are not certified. 
HB 1074revise the allowable time periods for use of nonresident small game hunting licenses. 
HB 1082provide for reduced hunting license fees for senior citizens. 
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 1088make certain legislative findings concerning the constitutionality of certain federal health care laws. 
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 1094revise certain provisions concerning the filing of campaign finance disclosure statements. 
HB 1097provide for the assessment of certain agricultural land as noncropland. 
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 1107provide for a process to limit state government spending. 
HB 1108revise certain provisions with regard to the rights of industrial and construction equipment dealers. 
HB 1114revise the conditions under which contracts with local officials are permitted. 
HB 1119revise the procedure for reissuing certain alcoholic beverage licenses. 
HB 1120require persons applying or receiving certain aid or assistance from the state to submit to drug and substances tests. 
HB 1124authorize the taking of carp by snagging. 
HB 1127repeal the requirement that rear vehicle registration plates be illuminated. 
HB 1133revise certain provisions relating to the excusal of a child from school. 
HB 1141establish a date to begin absentee voting and to revise the deadline for the printing of ballots. 
HB 1147revise the taxation of rural electric companies with respect to receipts collected for compliance with certain environmental laws. 
HB 1148revise the minimum wage law for certain seasonal employees and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1158revise the filing deadlines for the nomination of certain independent candidates. 
HB 1162authorize the secretary of state to allow a person in charge of election to use the state system. 
HB 1163allow certain disabled veterans to obtain a disabled hunter permit. 
HB 1164authorize senior citizens to hunt from vehicles. 
HB 1170require schools to provide instruction on certain historical documents and speeches. 
HB 1171expand the definition of justifiable homicide to provide for the protection of certain unborn children. 
HB 1177revise certain provisions regarding the use of eminent domain. 
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 1188authorize landowners and lessees to possess certain game animal and game bird trophies. 
HB 1189impose a fee on certain pipelines carrying crude oil and to create a crude oil pipeline compensation fund that may be used in the event of a crude oil spill. 
HB 1190exempt certain wind farms from taxation if located in an Indian reservation on land held in trust by the United States. 
HB 1192increase certain registration fees for the use of motor vehicles on the public highways. 
HB 1193clarify certain statutes prohibiting political subdivisions from restricting firearms. 
HB 1209provide for the establishment of rural community-based energy development projects. 
HB 1210provide for the lease of hunting rights on certain school and public lands. 
HB 1216prohibit certain contract restrictions on the use of ethanol blender pumps by retailers. 
HB 1217establish certain legislative findings pertaining to the decision of a pregnant mother considering termination of her relationship with her child by an abortion, to establish certain procedures to better insure that such decisions are voluntary, uncoerced, and informed, and to revise certain causes of action for professional negligence relating to performance of an abortion. 
HB 1222temporarily increase the state sales and use tax to fund education and other budget needs and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1238revise who may be issued special alcoholic beverage licenses in conjunction with a special event and to require local governing bodies to establish rules regulating and restricting the operation of special alcoholic beverage licenses. 
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. 
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 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 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 1021Congratulating and commending the White River High School Boys Basketball Team for its State Class B Championship and successful 2009-2010 season. 
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 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. 
HC 1053Commending and honoring Keith Cutler for his dedication to developing and promoting the sport of baseball throughout the state of South Dakota. 
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 1002To declare February 6, 2011, as Ronald Reagan Day, in South Dakota. 
HCR 1004Making certain legislative findings about the constitutionality of the federal health care system. 
HCR 1006In support of reforming the federal Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976. 
HCR 1007Endorsing Taiwan's participation as observer in the International Civil Aviation Organization and United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. 
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. 
HCR 1010Recognizing the needs of certain veterans for state assistance. 
HCR 1011Expressing support for civic education in the public schools in South Dakota, and recognizing March 9, 2011, as Civic Education Day at the state capitol. 
HCR 1013Recognizing March 2, 2011, as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day in South Dakota. 
HJR 1002Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article XI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the limitation of expenditures for the State of South Dakota. 
HJR 1004Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article V, section 1 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota relating to prohibiting the application of international law, the law of foreign nations, and certain foreign religious or moral codes in the state courts of South Dakota. 

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