Senator Larry Rhoden — 2019


Picture of Senator Larry Rhoden

Majority Whip

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 29
Counties: Butte, Meade, Pennington
Occupation: Rancher

Home Address:
PO Box 12
16868 SD Hwy. 34
Union Center, SD 57787

Home: 605-985-5461
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business: 605-985-5461

Email: Larry.Rhoden@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 412 
State AffairsChair MWF 10:00 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

SB 6determine whether factors affecting productivity should be applied if the actual use of agricultural land does not correspond to the soil classification standards. 
SB 74require the forfeiture of preference points for certain hunting licenses upon conviction of unlawfully killing, destroying, taking, or possessing trophy animals. 
SB 166revise the number of years that permits to carry a concealed weapon are valid. 
SB 191increase state aid to education and revise certain provisions related to education funding. 
SB 195revise the distribution of the wind energy tax. 
SB 207make certain legislative findings concerning federal infringement on Second Amendment rights. 
SC 32Honoring Paige McPherson for winning a bronze medal in Taekwondo during the 2012 summer Olympic Games. 
SR 1endorsing the induction of Tom C. Miller into the PRCA Rodeo Hall of Fame. 
HB 1007restrict the term of conservation easements. 
HB 1065allow student midwives to practice the functions of a nurse practitioner or nurse midwife in certain instances. 
HB 1135regulate access to and use of public waters on public and private property. 
HB 1156revise certain provisions concerning nonresident waterfowl licenses. 
HB 1167restructure the policy advisory committee for animal damage control. 
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 1212increase the expense allowances of legislators. 
HCR 1008Exposing and opposing United Nations Agenda 21. 

Co Sponsor

SB 1revise the provisions regarding plugging and performance bonds for oil and gas wells and to repeal the supplemental restoration bond requirement. 
SB 2provide funding for unresolved surface depredation caused by oil and gas exploration and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 70improve public safety. 
SB 77require that certain information be provided to debtors when entities are collecting certain debts. 
SB 79deposit money in the permanent school fund based on certain acres of school and public lands open to public hunting. 
SB 87establish the effective date of the sales tax collection allowance for retailers. 
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 100establish a wine direct shipper permit and to provide for certain direct shipments of wine. 
SB 116establish a subordinate agricultural supplier's lien for an unpaid charge account billing statement. 
SB 134codify the common law of rescission as applied to life insurance contracts. 
SB 139regulate certain market activity in a health exchange. 
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 158provide for the funding of educational programs for children in residential treatment centers, intensive residential treatment centers, or licensed group care centers. 
SB 161authorize certain persons to perform limited equine dentistry procedures. 
SB 176appropriate money to the South Dakota Board of Regents - Agricultural Experiment Station to implement a research investment program. 
SB 185clarify the authority of the interim rules review committee. 
SB 199exempt certain property used for educational purposes from taxation. 
SB 200revise certain provisions concerning campaign finance. 
SB 205authorize the hunting of wolves in certain circumstances. 
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 215provide procedures by which adopted persons may obtain their original birth certificates. 
SB 218establish a program to assist rural counties to recruit attorneys. 
SB 227revise provisions relating to the possession of firearms on snowmobiles. 
SB 238appropriate money to the animal damage control fund for predator control services and to declare an emergency. 
SC 1Honoring Bethold (Bert) Fried on his 90th birthday. 
SC 2Commending Principal Dan Walsh for his years of service in education in South Dakota. 
SC 3Commending and honoring the 2011-2012 outstanding school administrators of South Dakota: Bob Sittig, Baltic, School Superintendent; Jeff Rieckman, Haakon, Middle School Principal; Marcia Jackson, Hot Springs, School Business Official; Tim Kosters, Lead-Deadwood, Elementary School Principal; Rocky Brinkman, Andes Central, Secondary School Principal; Melinda Jensen, Brookings, Assistant Secondary School Principal; Tanya Rasmussen, Harrisburg, Curriculum Director; Chrissy Peterson, Meade, Director of Special Education for being named  
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 11Acknowledging the Deubrook Area High School Football Team for winning the 2012 State 9AA Football Championship. 
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 16Commending and honoring Gale Lundberg on his retirement from teaching and coaching for fifty years in South Dakota schools. 
SC 22Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days Festivities on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary on June 20, 21, and 22, 2013. 
SC 29Honoring Courtney Peterson of Sisseton, South Dakota, as the recipient of the 2012 Miss Rodeo America First Runner-up Award. 
SCR 1Urging action by Congress on agricultural issues and the federal farm bill. 
SCR 4Making a formal application to Congress to call a limited constitutional convention for the sole purpose of proposing for ratification an amendment to the Constitution providing that an increase in the federal debt requires approval from a majority of the legislatures of the separate states. 
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 2Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election amendments to Article XI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the vote required to increase taxes. 
SR 2Commending 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, D.C. 
HB 1001require mineral developers to give notice to surface owners before entering the land. 
HB 1002provide for the creation of a trust account for unlocatable mineral interest owners. 
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 1067designate POW/MIA Recognition Day as a working holiday. 
HB 1074define the insurer's responsibilities concerning health insurance policies in relation to the eligibility of minor dependents for coverage. 
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 1083revise the crime of rustling to include sheep and goats. 
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 1090exempt certain amateur sports coaches from sales tax. 
HB 1091establish certain provisions regarding the labeling of motor fuel at a retail fuel pump and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1092revise certain provisions concerning the expungement of arrest records. 
HB 1117revise the definition of a temporary special events lot for the purposes of vehicle dealer licensing. 
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 1124provide for the appointment of members of the South Dakota Pulse Crops Council. 
HB 1141revise certain provisions regarding certain motor vehicle dealer license plates and permits. 
HB 1142promote patient choice in selecting health care providers. 
HB 1152revise certain provisions relating to the administrative office and to the appointment and direction of the executive director of the South Dakota Wheat Utilization, Research and Market Development Commission. 
HB 1153exempt certain environmental upgrade values from assessment during construction and to provide a sunset clause for the environmental upgrade exemption. 
HB 1157increase certain penalties regarding the sale of petroleum products. 
HB 1160clarify certain penalty provisions relating to damage caused by wildlife to land, livestock, or crops. 
HB 1168increase certain levies relating to predator control districts. 
HB 1173establish an education property tax credit program. 
HB 1180allow veterans to receive credit for certain military training and experience. 
HB 1187provide alternative brand inspection procedures for certain rodeo livestock. 
HB 1189permit townships to levy a capital improvement property tax for highways, secondary roads, bridges, and culverts. 
HB 1208prohibit the release of medical waste and to provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1221provide for the establishment and maintenance of a state veterans and public servants cemetery and memorial park. 
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 1243protect employees from certain automatic deductions or transfers for the purpose of funding political contributions. 
HC 1001Commending and honoring Specialist James Furry for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Soldier of the Year. 
HC 1002Commending and honoring Sergeant Jacob Vissia for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. 
HC 1003Commending and honoring Chief Warrant Officer Four Kenneth Schoenfelder for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Warrant Officer of the Year. 
HC 1004Commending and honoring First Lieutenant Cody Becker for his selection as South Dakota Army National Guard Lieutenant of the Year. 
HC 1005Commending and honoring the 2012 Habitat for Humanity - South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
HC 1011Commending and honoring Senior Master Sergeant James D. Volden for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. 
HC 1012Commending and honoring Senior Airman Jared S. Mengenhausen for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Airman of the Year. 
HC 1013Commending and honoring Captain Nicole Franklin for her selection as South Dakota Air National Guard Lieutenant of the Year for 2012. 
HC 1014Commending and honoring Technical Sergeant Thomas N. Tomko for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. 
HC 1015Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team as National BB Gun Champions. 
HC 1017Commending and honoring the 2011-2012 Girls AA Mitchell High School Kernel Basketball Team for winning the State AA Girls Basketball Championship. 
HC 1020Honoring the memory of Don Hight. 
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 1025Recognizing Saturday, July 27, 2013, as the National Day of the American Cowboy. 
HC 1070Honoring the memory of Milo Smith. 
HCR 1001in opposition to certain actions by animal rights groups to undermine agricultural producers. 
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 1005Recognizing November 2013 as COPD Awareness Month. 
HCR 1006Petitioning the President of the United States and the Department of State to authorize the Keystone XL Pipeline. 

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