Senator Larry Rhoden — 2019


Picture of Senator Larry Rhoden

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 93authorize an organization to contribute to a political action committee and to set a limit on contributions. 
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. 
SC 20Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Belle Fourche Chamber of Commerce. 
HB 1001revise certain provisions concerning the assessment of agricultural land. 
HB 1002revise certain provisions regarding the documentation of data used to make adjustments during the assessment process for factors that affect the capacity of the land to produce agricultural products. 
HB 1061provide for the practice and regulation of registered midwives. 
HB 1194establish the State of South Dakota endowment fund. 
HB 1200include certain state officials in protections afforded law enforcement and judicial officers. 
HB 1207allow the consignment or auction of certain out-of-state vehicles and motorcycles. 
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. 
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. 

Co Sponsor

SB 1make form and style revisions to certain statutes related to natural resources. 
SB 54criminalize certain acts exploiting minors and to provide a penalty therefor. 
SB 55allow the shooting of coyotes from snowmobiles. 
SB 60repeal the reduction in state aid to general education funding for any school district that receives proceeds from the Commission on Gaming. 
SB 64provide that interest paid on negative balances in employers' experience rating accounts be credited to their experience rating accounts. 
SB 65allow nonpublic schools accredited by certain accrediting agencies other than the Department of Education to become members of the South Dakota High School Activities Association. 
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 73establish a preference for veterans and disabled persons when leasing residential property owned by counties. 
SB 76exempt certain gift certificates and closed-loop prepaid cards from the unclaimed property provisions. 
SB 84revise certain provisions regarding administrative penalties when filing campaign finance disclosure statements. 
SB 85revise the calculation of the small school adjustment in the state aid to education formula, and to provide for the redistribution of certain funds appropriated for state aid to education. 
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 91revise certain provisions relating to nonresident special deer hunting licenses in central South Dakota. 
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 101provide a penalty for denying access to public records. 
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 124authorize the Bureau of Administration to construct a maintenance shop in Pierre, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 129revise which county employees may assist in the execution of United States passport applications and to declare an emergency. 
SB 141grant limited immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain alcohol consumption related offenses to persons who assist certain persons in need of emergency assistance or who are themselves in need of emergency assistance. 
SB 148increase the authorized number of nonresident waterfowl hunting licenses and to revise certain provisions regarding the number of allowable nonresident hunting days. 
SB 151revise the grandfathering provisions and renewal requirements of massage therapy licensure. 
SB 156prohibit the employment of unauthorized aliens, and to provide penalties therefor. 
SB 157establish an agricultural supplier's lien and to provide for its grant, content, filing, priority, and effect. 
SB 170amend the South Dakota Uniform Securities Act with certain provisions relating to fraud and civil liability. 
SB 176provide for the crime of human trafficking, to establish the elements and degrees of the crime, and to provide penalties for the violation thereof. 
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 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 23Commending and honoring former Army Corporal Frank Buckles for his service in World War I. 
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 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 1062adopt the Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act. 
HB 1064deposit certain funds associated with snowmobiles and motorized boats into the state highway fund. 
HB 1068require that certain land acquisitions by the State of South Dakota be conditioned upon subsequent legislative approval. 
HB 1071revise certain provisions relating to the salaries and per diem of county commissioners. 
HB 1076increase the fee for a payor to withhold child support. 
HB 1082provide for reduced hunting license fees for senior citizens. 
HB 1083revise certain state education benefits for veterans. 
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 1097provide for the assessment of certain agricultural land as noncropland. 
HB 1114revise the conditions under which contracts with local officials are permitted. 
HB 1119revise the procedure for reissuing certain alcoholic beverage licenses. 
HB 1133revise certain provisions relating to the excusal of a child from school. 
HB 1143establish special duck hunting seasons for nonresidents. 
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 1152provide for drug testing for certain TANF recipients. 
HB 1160regulate certain automatic periodic financial transfers for the purpose of funding political contributions. 
HB 1162authorize the secretary of state to allow a person in charge of election to use the state system. 
HB 1164authorize senior citizens to hunt from vehicles. 
HB 1169provide for the enlargement of special zoning areas, to revise certain provisions regarding special zoning areas, and to provide for the appointment of special zoning area commissions. 
HB 1177revise certain provisions regarding the use of eminent domain. 
HB 1178restrict the entry of conservation officers onto certain private land without permission. 
HB 1183protect the rights of public employees to participate in certain political activities and to have contact with elected officials. 
HB 1184limit the subrogation of certain insurers unless and until the insured is fully compensated. 
HB 1185regulate persons offering speech-language pathology to the public. 
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 1195restrict, under certain circumstances, the creation and transfer of conservation easements. 
HB 1197require the party affiliations of candidates for municipal and school elections to be printed on the ballot. 
HB 1198provide for the state and local enforcement of certain federal immigration laws, to criminalize the knowing transportation, concealment, or solicitation of illegal aliens, and to provide penalties therefor. 
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 1235create the Board of Regents performance improvement fund and make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1252grant certain authority to municipalities and counties regarding outdoor advertising structures. 
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 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 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 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 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. 
HC 1053Commending and honoring Keith Cutler for his dedication to developing and promoting the sport of baseball throughout the state of South Dakota. 
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 1009 Urging the reinstatement and funding of federal inspection programs governing equine slaughter and processing facilities. 
HCR 1013Recognizing March 2, 2011, as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day in South Dakota. 

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