Representative Larry Lucas — 2019


Picture of Representative Larry Lucas

Party: Democrat
Term: New Member
District: 26A
Counties: Mellette, Todd
Occupation: Sales Tech./Retired Teacher

Home Address:
PO Box 169
Pickstown, SD 57367

Home: 605-856-2439
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business: 605-208-8333

Email: sen.lucas@state.sd.us

Session Committees

Health and Human ServicesMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 412 
Local GovernmentMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1160add a portion of roadway in Mellette County to the state trunk highway system as a part of Highway 63. 
HB 1250increase the salary for legislators. 
HC 1001Honoring LaBradford Eagle Deer for addressing the United Nations on October 17, 2007, in observance of the twentieth annual International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. 
HC 1002Honoring Louie Krogman of White River, South Dakota, for setting the all-time scoring record for South Dakota boys' high school basketball. 
HC 1020Honoring the 2007 Todd County High School Cross Country Team and the students and staff involved in the boys and girls cross country program. 
HJR 1003To propose a constitutional amendment to repeal certain reimbursement restrictions for travel by legislators to and from a legislative session. 
HJR 1004To propose a constitutional amendment to provide for a maximum of forty legislative days each year. 
SB 66provide for the awarding of matching grants to certain fire departments and to increase the fire insurance premium tax. 
SB 75establish a residential geothermal heat pump grant program and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 94repeal certain provisions relating to the right to work upon the contingency of repealing the right to work provisions of the Constitution. 
SB 145revise the definition of an opportunity wage for the purposes of the minimum wage requirement. 
SB 146repeal certain provisions regarding the minimum wage for tipped employees. 
SB 154allow public schools to maintain pre-kindergarten programs, to provide the Board of Education with rule making authority for pre-kindergarten programs, and to provide funding through the state aid to education formula for students in accredited pre-kindergarten programs. 
SB 166require employers that employ certain foreign workers to pay a certain wage. 
SC 18Commending and honoring the 2007 Habitat for Humanity—South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year: Laurie Shelton, Huron, Beadle County Habitat for Humanity; Barbara Garcia and Mayor Jim Shaw, Rapid City, Black Hills Area Habitat for Humanity; Steve Helling, Brookings, Brookings Area Habitat for Humanity; Melanie Urich, Dacotah Tipis Habitat for Humanity; Rita Edwards, Madison, East Central SD Habitat for Humanity; Harry Kittams, Sioux Falls, Greater Sioux Falls Habitat for Humanity; Doris Holden, Pierre, Oahe Habitat for Humanity; First Financial Bank USA, Okiciyapi Tipi Habitat for Humanity; Clint Waara, Pierre, Sicangu Tikaga Okiciyapi Habitat for Humanity; Thomas Burns, Watertown, Watertown Region Habitat for Humanity; Barb Mechtenberg, Habitat for Humanity of Yankton County; Sicangu Takaga Okiciyapi Habitat for Humanity, Habitat for Humanity Midwest Resource Center; and StarMark, Sioux Falls, Habitat for Humanity—South Dakota, Inc. 
SJR 2To propose a constitutional amendment to repeal the right to work provisions of the State Constitution. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1114revise certain provisions concerning the definition and operation of farm wineries. 
HB 1122increase the jurisdictional amount in certain civil actions and small claims proceedings. 
HB 1128provide for the regulation of tanning devices. 
HB 1158exempt certain school districts from reorganization requirements. 
HB 1162prohibit the branding of a minor and to provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1163increase the duration of juvenile diversion programs. 
HB 1164authorize the purchase or lease of computer hardware and software through the general fund of school districts. 
HB 1165prohibit certain immunizations from containing more than trace amounts of mercury. 
HB 1172revise the index factor in the state aid to education formula. 
HB 1184create a renewable energy property tax incentive program. 
HB 1186revise the eligibility requirements for the opportunity scholarship by allowing a student to take the ACT or SAT test after graduating from high school. 
HB 1187require the Department of Revenue and Regulation to maintain an internet site that allows the public to search for certain property assessment and taxation information. 
HB 1201revise certain provisions regarding the placement or return of abused or neglected children. 
HB 1202make an appropriation to fund an expansion of Teach for America. 
HB 1209allow unemployment benefits for an individual in the employ of a tribal government educational institution. 
HB 1215revise the criteria required for land to be classified as agricultural land. 
HB 1218increase the maximum allowable outstanding amount of bonds issued by the Health and Educational Facility Authority on behalf of the four technical institutes. 
HB 1219revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2008 regarding appropriations to the Department of Education for the payment of bonds at the technical institutes. 
HB 1220make an appropriation to the postsecondary technical institutes for the maintenance and repair of buildings, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1221create the postsecondary technical institute auxiliary fund and to provide continuing funding to the postsecondary technical institutes for the costs of maintenance and repair. 
HB 1222create the postsecondary technical institute auxiliary fund and to provide continuing funding from the future fund to the technical institutes for the start-up costs of new programs being created to meet workforce development needs. 
HB 1223create the postsecondary technical institute auxiliary fund and to provide continuing funding from the future fund to the technical institutes for the cost of replacing old or outdated equipment to meet workforce development needs. 
HB 1225direct the Department of Education to undertake a study of the state's school districts and the efficiency of the statewide delivery of education services to the state's students. 
HB 1238revise the limitation period for commencing child abuse prosecutions. 
HB 1239permit persons convicted of driving under the influence to operate a vehicle for 24/7 sobriety testing and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1240increase certain vehicle dealer license fees. 
HB 1241provide licensed dealers additional time to deliver a title under certain conditions and to authorize the establishment of a transaction fee for certain online access to the title and registration system. 
HB 1244require the county planning and zoning commission to publish certain minutes. 
HB 1253require that home studies conducted for custody determinations be completed by certain professionals. 
HB 1258require that certain gift certificates conspicuously disclose information regarding fees and expiration dates. 
HB 1265prohibit the sale, purchase, use, or possession of alcohol without liquid devices. 
HB 1272revise the defined sources of renewable electricity and recycled energy. 
HB 1286provide for legislative redistricting by a bipartisan, nonlegislative commission. 
HB 1290exempt certain entities from certain requirements for persons in the business of mortgage lending. 
HB 1297provide a maximum finance charge for short-term consumer loans and title loans. 
HB 1302establish notification requirements for certain relatives of children in the custody of the Department of Social Services. 
HB 1303require the South Dakota State Library to deliver services and materials to residents in remote areas of the state, and to deliver those services and materials free of charge. 
HB 1304implement the recommendations of the Indian Child Welfare Commission. 
HB 1305revise provisions related to a state animal identification program and to prohibit participation by the State of South Dakota in a national animal identification system. 
HB 1309prohibit the issuance of certain alcoholic beverage licenses for establishments located near Bear Butte. 
HB 1310authorize the construction of nursing facilities on American Indian reservations under certain circumstances. 
HB 1311prevent seizures by prohibiting the interchange of anti-epileptic drugs without prior notification and consent. 
HC 1003Honoring Brittany Davis of Waubay as the 2008 South Dakota Snow Queen. 
HC 1006Honoring Marletta Pacheco for her efforts as the founder of the South Dakota Prisoner Support Group.  
HC 1007Expressing appreciation to the groups and agencies associated with the observance of Native American Day at the Capitol. 
HC 1009Honoring Drew Carroll for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. 
HC 1010Honoring Drew Whitney for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. 
HC 1011Honoring the life, character, and achievements of Chief David Beautiful Bald Eagle. 
HC 1013Honoring Lisa Jan Thvedt, of Beresford, South Dakota, for being selected to represent her state as South Dakota's Junior Miss 2007 in the America's Junior Miss Scholarship Program in Mobile, Alabama. 
HC 1022Honoring Trent Kubik of Hamill, 2007 South Dakota American Legion Boys State Governor, and Lauren Beadnell of Watertown, 2007 South Dakota American Legion Auxiliary Girls State Governor; and commending the South Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary for their sponsorship and coordination of the Boys State and Girls State programs. 
HC 1023Honoring the 2007 University of Sioux Falls Football Team and the students and staff involved in the football program. 
HC 1024Honoring Toby Flint of Brookings as a recipient of a 2008 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
HC 1033Honoring Dora Brugier of Eagle Butte for her lifelong civic contributions as a Lakota storyteller, deacon, grandmother, aunt, mother, and community leader. 
HC 1034Honoring Sue Horstmeyer for her years of dedicated service to the South Dakota education system. 
HC 1035Honoring Sarah Thvedt as a distinguished finalist for the Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
HC 1037Commending and honoring Casimir Ziolkowski for pushing forward with his father's dream of the Crazy Horse Memorial. 
HCR 1001Requesting the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to give Martha Smith of Fairburn, South Dakota, the hide of a mountain lion she recently killed. 
HCR 1002To commend Taiwan on its contributions to the promotion of freedom, democracy, and human rights, and to support its efforts to join certain international organizations. 
HCR 1003Supporting a Taiwan-United States free trade agreement. 
HCR 1005To declare March 29, 2008, as Vietnam Veterans Day, in South Dakota. 
HCR 1009Supporting full funding, at the federal level, for immigration and custom enforcement officers for the detention of persons who have been determined to be in South Dakota illegally and have been reported to them by local law enforcement officers. 
HCR 1010Supporting the "25 by 25" Initiative and promoting the increased production of renewable energy by the agricultural community. 
HCR 1011Expressing the Legislature's consummate respect and appreciation for the service of Master Sergeant Woodrow Wilson Keeble, Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate, a recipient of the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military award. 
HJR 1002Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article XIV of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota to clarify which educational institutions are under the control of the Board of Regents. 
SB 65define intentional exposure to HIV infection by sexual intercourse as a sex crime subject to registry as a sex offender. 
SB 68repeal certain provisions regarding mufflers on motorcycles. 
SB 71establish a rural community-based energy development program. 
SB 79increase the payments made to school districts with growing enrollments. 
SB 80restrict the release or use of social security numbers by the state and its political subdivisions unless certain security measures are taken. 
SB 81allow persons to place a security freeze on their credit reports without first being victims of identity theft. 
SB 82revise certain provisions concerning the accumulation of funds by counties for capital outlay purposes. 
SB 89direct the State-Tribal Relations Committee to hold hearings on certain issues related to Native American health care. 
SB 90provide for voluntary limitations on campaign spending for legislative office. 
SB 91establish design and construction standards for newly constructed or renovated state buildings, public school facilities, and higher education facilities. 
SB 95increase certain fees collected by sheriffs for collecting delinquent taxes. 
SB 100revise the definition of certain public entities that are prohibited from making political campaign contributions. 
SB 101authorize funding for certain tribal colleges to defray certain costs associated with educating nonbeneficiary students at tribal colleges and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 107authorize county special assessments for certain improvements, maintenance, and repair to roadways in unorganized townships. 
SB 110provide increased funding for the maintenance of state highways and roads by eliminating the tax differential between ethanol blends and motor fuel through an increase in the fuel excise tax rate on ethanol blends. 
SB 111extend the prohibition of road hunting of big game to include hunting using certain additional weapons. 
SB 115increase the amount of funding for conservation and value-added agriculture purposes from certain unclaimed motor fuel tax refunds. 
SB 118establish a wind energy incentive payment program and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 120require that certain bond sales be competitive. 
SB 122provide a legislative deadline for the adoption of the budget for the Department of Education. 
SB 123provide for certain requirements for the sale and purchase of nonferrous metal property. 
SB 124revise certain provisions related to format standards for real estate documents. 
SB 130provide for a property tax levy to fund the health insurance benefits of school district employees and to create a school district health insurance fund. 
SB 133require that any adult arrested for a qualifying offense provide a DNA sample. 
SB 159allow the discretionary formula for reduced property taxation to be applied to research facilities. 
SB 168provide for the development and financing of certain wind energy projects by school districts. 
SB 170authorize a loan from the REDI fund for the purpose of constructing an equine processing facility. 
SB 172appropriate money to the Department of Public Safety to fund the South Dakota Highway Patrol. 
SB 192authorize the Board of Regents to lease a site for delivery of public higher education in Pierre and to use money appropriated by the Legislature from the higher education facilities fund to make lease payments therefor. 
SB 195create the South Dakota Commission on Higher Pay and Economic Prosperity, to prescribe its duties, and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 197make an appropriation for the costs of the centers for independent living. 
SB 199revise certain provisions concerning public meetings. 
SC 1Honoring and supporting Czech Days in Tabor, South Dakota, on the occasion of its sixtieth anniversary. 
SC 2Commending and honoring the 2006-2007 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: Larry Johnke, Irene-Wakonda, School Superintendent; Dennis Povondra, Bon Homme, School Business Official; Ruth Claeys, Box Elder, Elementary School Principal; James Bridge, Alexandria, Secondary School Principal; Bradley Berens, Mitchell, Middle School Principal; Wallace Bosch, Yankton, Assistant Secondary Principal; Dr. Lesli Hanson, Watertown, Curriculum Director; and Daniel Goodwin, Sioux Falls, Director of Special Education for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. 
SC 3Honoring Tom Schlimgen of Scotland, for his dedication to the sport of baseball and his induction into the South Dakota Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame. 
SC 8Recognizing and congratulating the Scotland Highlander Football Team for winning the 2007 State Class 9A Football Championship. 
SC 14Commending the Stratford Community Theatre and its many volunteers for building social and economic bonds in their local communities through the performing arts. 
SC 16Recognizing 2007 as the Year of the Coaches at Scotland High School. 
SC 17Honoring an outstanding South Dakota baseball enthusiast and family man Clement C. Fejfar of Tabor, South Dakota, for his unwavering commitment to his country, family, and community. 
SC 19Honoring an outstanding South Dakota couple, Leonard and Mildred Cimpl, of Tabor, South Dakota, on receiving the Ben Black Elk Award which recognizes individuals who make outstanding contributions to South Dakota's tourism industry. 
SC 26Recognizing April 23, 2008, as Adopt a Library Day. 
SCR 5Urging the Midwest Independent System Operator to reconsider its pricing methodology with respect to certain energy transmission costs. 
SCR 6Recognizing the Boys and Girls Clubs of the South Dakota Alliance and commending the individuals, communities, and tribes that financially support the clubs. 
SCR 8Opposing efforts in Congress to expand the jurisdiction of the federal Clean Water Act by revising the terms "navigable waters" and "waters of the United States". 
SCR 12Recognizing the United States of America Women's Olympic Softball Team. 

Hearings

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