Representative Val Rausch — 2019


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Speaker

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 04
Counties: Brookings, Codington, Deuel, Grant
Occupation: Self Employed


Session Committees

Legislative ProcedureChair Call of Chair 10:30 AM Room 413 
Local GovernmentMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 414 
State AffairsMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1128modify the registration of certain anemometer towers used for wind energy testing purposes. 
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. 
HCR 1005Expressing support for raising public awareness of the disease of lupus. 
HCR 1007Endorsing Taiwan's participation as observer in the International Civil Aviation Organization and United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. 
SB 129revise which county employees may assist in the execution of United States passport applications and to declare an emergency. 
SB 158toll the Department of Environment and Natural Resources administrative rules on underground injection control Class III wells and in situ leach mining until the department obtains primary enforcement authority of the comparable federal programs. 
SB 194create a Wind Energy Competitive Advisory Task Force and to provide for the appointment of the task force members. 
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 16Congratulating the Deuel High School Girls Gymnastics Team for winning the State Class A Gymnastics Team Tournament on February 18, 2011. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1062adopt the Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act. 
HB 1076increase the fee for a payor to withhold child support. 
HB 1087address comprehensibly the liability relationship between a trespasser and a person with a possessory interest in land. 
HB 1091repeal the provision requiring certain school districts with a fall enrollment of less than one hundred to reorganize. 
HB 1109revise certain provisions concerning the township road system. 
HB 1145provide for the identification of the law applicable to certain claims for damages. 
HB 1147revise the taxation of rural electric companies with respect to receipts collected for compliance with certain environmental laws. 
HB 1171expand the definition of justifiable homicide to provide for the protection of certain unborn children. 
HB 1184limit the subrogation of certain insurers unless and until the insured is fully compensated. 
HB 1206revise certain provisions relating to grandparent visitation and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1216prohibit certain contract restrictions on the use of ethanol blender pumps by retailers. 
HB 1236provide for a temporary decrease of legislator salaries. 
HC 1007Commending the South Dakota Dental Association, the Donated Dental Services Program, and the Delta Dental Plan of South Dakota for their care of the elderly and disabled in South Dakota. 
HC 1008Commending and honoring the Arlington Cardinals Girls State Class B Volleyball Championship Team, coaches, and staff. 
HC 1009Honoring 2011 Miss Rodeo America, McKenzie Haley. 
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 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 1031Honoring former Governor M. Michael Rounds for his service as a South Dakota State Senator and the thirty-first Governor of South Dakota. 
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 1052Commemorating the one hundred twenty-fifth anniversary of the Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce. 
HCR 1002To declare February 6, 2011, as Ronald Reagan Day, in South Dakota. 
HCR 1003Requesting the Federal Communications Commission to make substantive changes to the National Broadband Plan. 
HCR 1009 Urging the reinstatement and funding of federal inspection programs governing equine slaughter and processing facilities. 
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. 
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 76exempt certain gift certificates and closed-loop prepaid cards from the unclaimed property provisions. 
SB 89clarify a municipality's ability to assess a fee for street maintenance. 
SB 93authorize an organization to contribute to a political action committee and to set a limit on contributions. 
SB 96revise the fee schedule for certain documents filed with the county register of deeds. 
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 113revise certain provisions regarding the notice requirements for changes in zoning requested by landowners. 
SB 132provide the right of first refusal to construct and own electric transmission lines to incumbent electric utilities. 
SB 148increase the authorized number of nonresident waterfowl hunting licenses and to revise certain provisions regarding the number of allowable nonresident hunting days. 
SB 173allow specific details of alleged sex crimes against minors be suppressed under certain conditions. 
SC 4Congratulating and honoring Susan Turnipseed of Brookings as South Dakota's 2011 Teacher of the Year. 
SC 13Recognizing the work of the Girl Scouts in combating bullying and cyber bullying. 
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 23Commending and honoring former Army Corporal Frank Buckles for his service in World War I. 
SCR 2Urging the United States Congress to appropriate $35 million in fiscal year 2012 for the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System 
SCR 3Urging the United States Department of Agriculture to use sound science in making regulatory decisions. 

Hearings

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