Representative Betty Olson — 2019


Picture of Representative Betty Olson

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 28B
Counties: Butte, Harding, Perkins
Occupation: Rancher/EMT/Substitute Teacher

Home Address:
11919 SD Hwy. 79
Prairie City, SD 57649

Home: 605-855-2824
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business: 605-855-2824

Email: Betty.Olson@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 414 
Local GovernmentMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1001require mineral developers to give notice to surface owners before entering the land. 
HB 1083revise the crime of rustling to include sheep and goats. 
HB 1123increase the surcharge on certain hunting licenses for predator control purposes, approve temporary funding provisions relating to predator control, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1132include wolves in the definition of predator/varmint. 
HB 1167restructure the policy advisory committee for animal damage control. 
HB 1168increase certain levies relating to predator control districts. 
HC 1020Honoring the memory of Don Hight. 
HC 1025Recognizing Saturday, July 27, 2013, as the National Day of the American Cowboy. 
SB 2provide funding for unresolved surface depredation caused by oil and gas exploration and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 79deposit money in the permanent school fund based on certain acres of school and public lands open to public hunting. 
SB 95revise certain restrictions relating to road hunting. 
SB 170require a temporary permit to be issued to certain persons lacking certain documents when applying for a driver license or nondriver identification card. 
SB 205authorize the hunting of wolves in certain circumstances. 
SB 221revise certain penalties relating to the possession of marijuana. 
SC 1Honoring Bethold (Bert) Fried on his 90th birthday. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1002provide for the creation of a trust account for unlocatable mineral interest owners. 
HB 1003revise the purpose of the agriculture mediation program. 
HB 1004provide for the award of treble damages in certain surface depredation cases. 
HB 1005require certain posting of information if hydraulic fracture stimulation is performed on oil and gas wells. 
HB 1006revise certain provisions relating to the termination of certain mineral interests. 
HB 1065allow student midwives to practice the functions of a nurse practitioner or nurse midwife in certain instances. 
HB 1067designate POW/MIA Recognition Day as a working holiday. 
HB 1068repeal certain provisions relating to the deferral of action by municipalities on committee reports. 
HB 1076repeal the requirement to separately publish certain information concerning county poor relief from the minutes of the county commissions. 
HB 1077repeal certain provisions requiring railroad companies to file maps with county officials. 
HB 1078revise the location where certain county highway maps may be filed. 
HB 1079increase the fee for certain property tax deeds. 
HB 1081specify the duration of certain municipal appointments. 
HB 1082revise certain provisions concerning the designation of official newspapers for municipalities. 
HB 1084designate Purple Heart Recognition Day as a working holiday. 
HB 1086revise certain provisions relating to the publication of certain records by cooperatives. 
HB 1087provide for the creation of school sentinel programs and for the training of school sentinels. 
HB 1089require statewide livestock ownership inspection. 
HB 1091establish certain provisions regarding the labeling of motor fuel at a retail fuel pump and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1093allow the use of dogs to hunt mountain lions and leashed dogs to track and retrieve wounded or presumed dead big game animals. 
HB 1095exempt persons that have not been drinking from charges of open container in a motor vehicle. 
HB 1100authorize the use of certain gold and silver coins as legal tender. 
HB 1118revise certain provisions regarding special motor vehicle license plates for veterans with disabilities. 
HB 1119establish a school-to-work grant program in the Department of Education and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1121require the publication of information on the number of veterans and veterans with service-connected disabilities employed by South Dakota state government. 
HB 1122revise certain requirements relating to health insurance plans for county officers and employees. 
HB 1128allow certain students to participate in the opportunity scholarship program under certain circumstances. 
HB 1129prohibit businesses and employers from establishing certain policies against the ability of an invitee or employee to store firearms and ammunition in a locked motor vehicle parked on the premises. 
HB 1135regulate access to and use of public waters on public and private property. 
HB 1140revise the schedule for payment of excise taxes for farm wineries. 
HB 1144permit the euthanization of wildlife that have been seriously injured in motor vehicle accidents. 
HB 1145provide that road-killed animals are in the public domain and to provide the means of possession. 
HB 1146prohibit private trapping by conservation officers and certain Game, Fish and Parks employees. 
HB 1147transfer the administration and supervision of all trapping statutes and rules to the Department of Agriculture. 
HB 1148revise certain provisions relating to the checking of traps and removal of caught animals. 
HB 1151extend general immunity from liability for directors and officers of certain nonprofit fire and ambulance departments and to limit certain actions for personal injury or death. 
HB 1153exempt certain environmental upgrade values from assessment during construction and to provide a sunset clause for the environmental upgrade exemption. 
HB 1156revise certain provisions concerning nonresident waterfowl licenses. 
HB 1159revise certain provisions relating to identity theft and employment. 
HB 1160clarify certain penalty provisions relating to damage caused by wildlife to land, livestock, or crops. 
HB 1173establish an education property tax credit program. 
HB 1175establish sanctions relating to the hiring of illegal aliens. 
HB 1176define truancy. 
HB 1182provide for the licensure and regulation of private detectives. 
HB 1187provide alternative brand inspection procedures for certain rodeo livestock. 
HB 1190prohibit the State of South Dakota and its political subdivisions from adopting and developing United Nations sponsored environmental and developmental policies that would infringe or restrict the private property rights of the owners of private property. 
HB 1191provide for the issuance of additional retail fireworks licenses. 
HB 1203allow nonpublic schools to obtain state accreditation without adhering to any Common Core standards. 
HB 1204require the Board of Education to obtain legislative approval before adopting any further Common Core standards, and to repeal a provision requiring the board to conduct certain public hearings. 
HB 1210restrict state involvement in certain tribal aspects of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. 
HB 1214expand Medicaid eligibility for pregnant women and to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1215limit the authority of delegates to a limited constitutional convention to vote for unauthorized amendments contrary to legislative instructions and to provide a penalty for the violation thereof. 
HB 1221provide for the establishment and maintenance of a state veterans and public servants cemetery and memorial park. 
HB 1222provide that any federal law that attempts to ban firearms, to limit the size of firearm magazines, or to impose other limitations on firearms is unenforceable in South Dakota, to provide a penalty, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1227provide for an affirmative defense of medical necessity for certain marijauna offenses. 
HB 1233grant limited immunity for the provision of voluntary medical services under certain circumstances. 
HB 1234provide a limited exception to the provisions that exempt sport shooting ranges from the public nuisance laws and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1236prohibit the recovery of damages in certain wrongful birth and wrongful life civil suits based upon the lost opportunity to terminate the life of an unborn child. 
HB 1237revise certain provisions to abortion counseling. 
HB 1238require that health benefit plans provide coverage for MRI and ultrasound screenings for breast cancer in certain instances. 
HB 1244prohibit the Expansion of Medicaid eligibility. 
HB 1245provide civil immunity for school board members in certain situations. 
HB 1248allow assisted living centers to accept and retain residents with dementia. 
HC 1005Commending and honoring the 2012 Habitat for Humanity - South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
HC 1015Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team as National BB Gun Champions. 
HC 1016Honoring George Zahn and his wife for their many years of public service to the municipality of Worthing. 
HC 1017Commending and honoring the 2011-2012 Girls AA Mitchell High School Kernel Basketball Team for winning the State AA Girls Basketball Championship. 
HC 1022Honoring the South Dakota Department of Agriculture for one hundred ten years of promoting, protecting, preserving, and improving South Dakota's agriculture for today and tomorrow. 
HC 1023Honoring Daniel Schmidtman as a recipient of the 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
HC 1024Commending and congratulating Bridger Gordon, age twelve, of Whitewood on achieving national recognition for exemplary volunteer service by receiving a 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
HC 1027Honoring Hannah Higdon of Dupree, South Dakota, as a distinguished finalist for a Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
HC 1069Commending and Honoring Marcelline J. Lesmeister for her service to the people of the State of South Dakota. 
HC 1070Honoring the memory of Milo Smith. 
HC 1085Honoring and thanking Bernie and Myrna Hunhoff and their family for the contributions of South Dakota Magazine to the state of South Dakota. 
HCR 1001in opposition to certain actions by animal rights groups to undermine agricultural producers. 
HCR 1002Urging the United States Supreme Court to revisit the Roe v. Wade case and to overturn its decision. 
HCR 1003Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota. 
HCR 1004Expressing support for the 2013 South Dakota coordinated plan for natural resources conservation. 
HCR 1006Petitioning the President of the United States and the Department of State to authorize the Keystone XL Pipeline. 
HCR 1008Exposing and opposing United Nations Agenda 21. 
HCR 1011Encouraging pedestrians and bicyclists to wear brightly colored clothing when using a public highway and for motorists to watch for pedestrians and bicyclists. 
HR 1001endorsing the induction of Tom C. Miller into the PRCA Rodeo Hall of Fame. 
HR 1002Urging the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs to be proactive in facilitating the development of a South Dakota Veterans cemetery in eastern South Dakota and in working with the South Dakota Department of Human Resources to ensure that South Dakota veterans are afforded state employment opportunities. 
SB 1revise the provisions regarding plugging and performance bonds for oil and gas wells and to repeal the supplemental restoration bond requirement. 
SB 74require the forfeiture of preference points for certain hunting licenses upon conviction of unlawfully killing, destroying, taking, or possessing trophy animals. 
SB 80reinstate certain provisions repealed in the Eighty-seventh Legislative Session regarding the accounting for federal impact aid. 
SB 81prohibit certain political activity within the Office of the Secretary of State. 
SB 83designate Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day as a working holiday. 
SB 88authorize the county to deny bids on county sales of tax deed properties if the bidder is not current on property taxes due. 
SB 91reduce the rate for the contractor's excise tax over a period of time and to repeal the contractor's excise tax in three years. 
SB 92provide for the repair of property that has sustained damage when the materials are no longer available in the marketplace. 
SB 93revise certain provisions concerning requirements of fire sprinklers in single family dwellings. 
SB 97prohibit the publication of certain information pertaining to firearm possession and ownership. 
SB 98revise certain statutory immunization exemption requirements. 
SB 99revise the term used to refer to the imposition of an additional property tax levy for raising revenue for school districts. 
SB 108repeal certain tort liability arising out of causes of action based on seduction, abduction, and alienation of affections. 
SB 115increase the commercial fertilizer inspection fee for purposes of fertilizer-related research and to create the Nutrient Research Education Council to promote such research. 
SB 116establish a subordinate agricultural supplier's lien for an unpaid charge account billing statement. 
SB 125provide for the award of joint physical custody of children under certain circumstances. 
SB 139regulate certain market activity in a health exchange. 
SB 144revise how municipalities may assess property for improvements. 
SB 145revise certain provisions concerning the content of annual property tax bill. 
SB 152authorize the hunting of coyotes using artificial light under certain conditions. 
SB 153clarify, remove inconsistencies from, and revise certain provisions relating to the formation and operation of watershed districts. 
SB 155establish a local government road improvement grant fund for the purpose of serving new agricultural facilities and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 160require health care facilities to allow patients to supply their own prescription medications. 
SB 161authorize certain persons to perform limited equine dentistry procedures. 
SB 164revise the compensation requirements payable to surface owners for exploration damages and to allow the payments to be made in multiple installments. 
SB 165provide authority to establish special purpose districts for libraries. 
SB 180amend certain provisions relating to the publication of payroll information. 
SB 183revise provisions relating to hunting trespass and to increase certain penalties for trespassing. 
SB 187allow a school district to opt out of the continuing contract requirements for teachers. 
SB 188make an appropriation to fund the Teach for America grant program. 
SB 191increase state aid to education and revise certain provisions related to education funding. 
SB 200revise certain provisions concerning campaign finance. 
SB 206revise certain provisions relating to liability and to worker's compensation and disability payments for law enforcement officers performing duties in other jurisdictions. 
SB 207make certain legislative findings concerning federal infringement on Second Amendment rights. 
SB 208make an appropriation to rehabilitate certain state-owned rail lines. 
SB 218establish a program to assist rural counties to recruit attorneys. 
SC 2Commending Principal Dan Walsh for his years of service in education in South Dakota. 
SC 4Honoring and commending the recipients of the Governor's Awards in the Arts. 
SC 5Commending and congratulating Colton Manville, Trevor Mahoney, and Dean Laganiere, students at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, for qualifying for the Olympics of Computer Science which will take place in Russia. 
SC 8Honoring Harold Thune and Jerald Applebee of Murdo for their individual accomplishments, as well as their efforts and involvement with the Annual Jones County Invitational Basketball Tournament. 
SC 13Honoring the crew of North Carolina Air National Guard, MAFFS (Modular Airborne FireFighting System) 7, 145th Airlift Wing, Charlotte, North Carolina. 
SC 14honoring Molly Hermann of Sturgis, South Dakota Girls State Governor and Ty Wiley 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 15Honoring the Kopriva family of Clark County as the 2012 Leopold Conservation Award recipient. 
SC 16Commending and honoring Gale Lundberg on his retirement from teaching and coaching for fifty years in South Dakota schools. 
SC 20Commending and honoring the White River Tigers Boys Gold Team on being champions of the 2012 Boys State Class B Golf Tournament. 
SC 29Honoring Courtney Peterson of Sisseton, South Dakota, as the recipient of the 2012 Miss Rodeo America First Runner-up Award. 
SC 30Honoring Kristina Maddocks of Hecla, South Dakota as 2013 Miss Rodeo South Dakota. 
SC 32Honoring Paige McPherson for winning a bronze medal in Taekwondo during the 2012 summer Olympic Games. 
SC 34Honoring Ronald Olinger for his long-standing service as a lobbyist at the South Dakota State Capitol. 
SCR 1Urging action by Congress on agricultural issues and the federal farm bill. 
SCR 5Commending the Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG) pilot program at Wagner Community School, and honoring Sage Zephier for delivering the student address for the JAG National Leadership Awards Luncheon in Washington. 
SCR 6Requesting the Congress of the United States to enact legislation that would reinstate the separation of commercial and investment banking functions that were in effect under the Glass-Steagall Act (Banking Act of 1933). 
SJR 1Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article III, section 6 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to legislative terms and legislative term limits. 
SJR 3Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the fundamental right of state citizens to bear arms cannot be infringed and is subject to strict scrutiny. 

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