Representative Lance Russell — 2019


Picture of Representative Lance Russell

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 30
Counties: Custer, Fall River, Pennington
Occupation: Attorney

Home Address:
PO Box 184
Hot Springs, SD 57747


Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business: 605-745-3228

Email: Lance.Russell@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

JudiciaryMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 413 
TaxationMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 464 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1132exempt certain seasonal employees from obtaining a applicator license to apply pesticides. 
HB 1133revise certain provisions relating to the excusal of a child from school. 
HB 1195restrict, under certain circumstances, the creation and transfer of conservation easements. 
HB 1204prohibit 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. 
SB 88revise certain penalties involving the bribery of a voter. 
SB 155revise the contents of the notice to the county where hospitalization is furnished to indigent persons. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1046revise the composition of the State Brand Board and to provide for its election by 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 1054increase the amount that the court may assess against the defendant for failure to appear in regard to certain motor vehicle violations. 
HB 1063provide for the deposit in the general fund of the proceeds from the sale of certain contraband or abandoned items by the Department of Game, Fish and Parks. 
HB 1064deposit certain funds associated with snowmobiles and motorized boats into the state highway fund. 
HB 1065transfer money from the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to South Dakota State University for wildlife and fisheries instruction. 
HB 1066provide a penalty for violations of custody or visitation decrees. 
HB 1068require that certain land acquisitions by the State of South Dakota be conditioned upon subsequent legislative approval. 
HB 1076increase the fee for a payor to withhold child support. 
HB 1088make certain legislative findings concerning the constitutionality of certain federal health care laws. 
HB 1094revise certain provisions concerning the filing of campaign finance disclosure statements. 
HB 1111revise the amount reverted to the general fund from the financing statement and annual reporting filing fund. 
HB 1120require persons applying or receiving certain aid or assistance from the state to submit to drug and substances tests. 
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 1159create an ombudsman position to assist taxpayers with property assessment appeals. 
HB 1161prohibit the use of certain photo radar speed detection systems and of certain photo monitoring devices to detect red light violations. 
HB 1170require schools to provide instruction on certain historical documents and speeches. 
HB 1171expand the definition of justifiable homicide to provide for the protection of certain unborn children. 
HB 1178restrict the entry of conservation officers onto certain private land without permission. 
HB 1188authorize landowners and lessees to possess certain game animal and game bird trophies. 
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 1193clarify certain statutes prohibiting political subdivisions from restricting firearms. 
HB 1197require the party affiliations of candidates for municipal and school elections to be printed on the ballot. 
HB 1205provide for the distribution of certain stimulus money as state aid to education. 
HB 1210provide for the lease of hunting rights on certain school and public lands. 
HB 1213limit increases in state government spending. 
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 1218prohibit surrogate mother contracts, to prohibit enforcement of such arrangements, and to establish standards to award custody of children born as a result of such arrangements. 
HB 1224provide a maximum finance charge for payday loans and title loans. 
HB 1225conduct a study on the feasibility of maintaining aircraft under the control of the Department of Transportation. 
HC 1005Acknowledging the Bridgewater-Ethan-Emery High School Football Team for winning the State 9AA Football Championship in 2010. 
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 1012Commending and honoring the forty-fifth anniversary of the Scottie Stampede Rodeo Days event and the Scotland Rodeo Club. 
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 1014Honoring and commemorating the anniversary in 2011 of the fifty-third annual Schmeckfest in Freeman, South Dakota. 
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 1021Congratulating and commending the White River High School Boys Basketball Team for its State Class B Championship and successful 2009-2010 season. 
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 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 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 1004Making certain legislative findings about the constitutionality of the federal health care system. 
HCR 1007Endorsing Taiwan's participation as observer in the International Civil Aviation Organization and United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. 
HCR 1008Expressing opposition to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' proposal to levy fees for the storage of water in the Missouri River reservoirs. 
HCR 1009 Urging the reinstatement and funding of federal inspection programs governing equine slaughter and processing facilities. 
HCR 1010Recognizing the needs of certain veterans for state assistance. 
HCR 1012Urging local safety measures relating to horses and other animal entries in parades. 
HCR 1013Recognizing March 2, 2011, as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day in South Dakota. 
SB 80apply certain provisions concerning actions for recovery of damages for personal injury or death to municipal officers, employees, and volunteers. 
SB 84revise certain provisions regarding administrative penalties when filing campaign finance disclosure statements. 
SB 95provide for the printing of voting rights notices. 
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 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 114provide that parties to a divorce or separate maintenance action be restrained from making changes to insurance coverage. 
SB 156prohibit the employment of unauthorized aliens, and to provide penalties therefor. 
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 170amend the South Dakota Uniform Securities Act with certain provisions relating to fraud and civil liability. 
SB 172reduce the interest rate applied for certain judgements, liens, and damages. 
SB 173allow specific details of alleged sex crimes against minors be suppressed under certain conditions. 
SB 179define and prohibit the offenses of juvenile sexting and aggravated juvenile sexting and to provide for certain sanctions and remedies. 
SB 181increase the length limitation for certain motor vehicles. 
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 12Honoring and supporting the Isabel Celebration in Isabel, South Dakota, on the occasion of the town's centennial anniversary. 
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 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. 

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