Senator Billie H. Sutton — 2019


Picture of Senator Billie H. Sutton

Party: Democrat
Term: New Member
District: 26
Counties: Brule, Buffalo, Jones, Lyman, Mellette, Todd
Occupation: Investment Consultant and Rancher

Home Address:
919 Franklin St.
Burke, SD 57523


Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business: 605-775-2641

Email: Billie.Sutton@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 363 
Joint AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 
Retirement LawsMember Call of Chair 3:00 PM Room 412 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1054increase the amount that the court may assess against the defendant for failure to appear in regard to certain motor vehicle violations. 
HB 1072provide for a study of the feasibility of establishing an equine processing facility and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1073authorize a loan from the REDI fund for the purpose of constructing an equine processing facility. 
HB 1106provide a time period before certain action on the general appropriation bill may commence. 
HB 1107provide for a process to limit state government spending. 
HB 1131lower the state sales and use tax on certain food items and to increase the rate of taxation for the sales and use tax on certain goods and services. 
HB 1182provide for the release of information relating to persons attending or invited to certain state-sponsored events. 
HB 1239increase the amount transferred from the health care and education enhancement trust funds. 
HC 1009Honoring 2011 Miss Rodeo America, McKenzie Haley. 
HC 1021Congratulating and commending the White River High School Boys Basketball Team for its State Class B Championship and successful 2009-2010 season. 
HCR 1009 Urging the reinstatement and funding of federal inspection programs governing equine slaughter and processing facilities. 
HJR 1002Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article XI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the limitation of expenditures for the State of South Dakota. 

Co Sponsor

SB 59revise certain provisions clarifying that counties are not responsible for constructing, repairing, and maintaining roads contained in improvement districts. 
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 106provide for reciprocal nonresident trapping licenses. 
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 128require the Commission of Human Rights to meet no less than annually. 
SB 148increase the authorized number of nonresident waterfowl hunting licenses and to revise certain provisions regarding the number of allowable nonresident hunting days. 
SB 149establish policies for youth athletes with concussions resulting from participation in youth athletic activities. 
SB 153revise fees for resident nurserymen and nursery stock dealers. 
SB 159increase the maximum allowable uniform charge relating to 911 emergency services.  
SB 161prohibit certain unfair or discriminatory practices based on veteran or military status. 
SB 162provide for legislative redistricting by a bipartisan, nonlegislative commission and to declare an emergency. 
SB 169revise certain requirements relating to participation by tribal schools in the federal school lunch program. 
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 6Commending and honoring the 2010 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
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 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. 
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 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 1061provide for the practice and regulation of registered midwives. 
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 1100prohibit certain business entities and affiliated persons from making political campaign contributions to state officeholders or candidates if the business entity does contractual business with certain state agencies. 
HB 1122restrict certain state purchases of gasoline to ethanol blends. 
HB 1123provide for reciprocal nonresident trapping licenses. 
HB 1124authorize the taking of carp by snagging. 
HB 1125increase the amount of certain veterans' bonus payments. 
HB 1126revise the salary schedule for veterans' service officers. 
HB 1127repeal the requirement that rear vehicle registration plates be illuminated. 
HB 1147revise the taxation of rural electric companies with respect to receipts collected for compliance with certain environmental laws. 
HB 1151provide procedures by which adopted persons may obtain their original birth certificates. 
HB 1176prohibit county commissioners from providing health insurance for themselves or other part-time county employees. 
HB 1177revise certain provisions regarding the use of eminent domain. 
HB 1179permit local political subdivisions with volunteer advanced life support personnel to establish deferred compensation plans. 
HB 1180revise and repeal certain outdated provisions regarding land surveying. 
HB 1181authorize the release of information related to users of certain state lodging facilities. 
HB 1184limit the subrogation of certain insurers unless and until the insured is fully compensated. 
HB 1186require certain children to be in booster seats when in motor vehicles. 
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 1190exempt certain wind farms from taxation if located in an Indian reservation on land held in trust by the United States. 
HB 1193clarify certain statutes prohibiting political subdivisions from restricting firearms. 
HB 1196provide for the establishment of veterans resource centers at certain state colleges and universities. 
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. 
HB 1210provide for the lease of hunting rights on certain school and public lands. 
HB 1211establish provisions to enhance education in the state concerning the history of labor and collective bargaining. 
HB 1213limit increases in state government spending. 
HB 1216prohibit certain contract restrictions on the use of ethanol blender pumps by retailers. 
HB 1220permit a nonresident youth to purchase a resident small game hunting license. 
HB 1221establish a task force on teen driving safety. 
HB 1225conduct a study on the feasibility of maintaining aircraft under the control of the Department of Transportation. 
HB 1242authorize the use of tribal identification cards as the equivalent of certain state-issued documents for identification purposes. 
HB 1254prohibit the use of bisephenol A and cadmium in certain products. 
HC 1001Honoring and supporting the Scotland Kuchen Feier on the occasion of its second annual event. 
HC 1002Honoring and supporting Czech Days in Tabor, South Dakota, on the occasion of its sixty-third anniversary. 
HC 1011Congratulating and honoring Coach Don Meyer, from Aberdeen, South Dakota, the winningest college basketball coach in NCAA history. 
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 1016Recognizing and honoring James and Theresa Sedlacek on receiving the 2009 Spark Plug of Scotland Award. 
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 1028Honoring and commemorating Tripp-Delmont/Armour boys basketball head coach Burnell Glanzer on earning his 600th career win on February 24, 2011. 
HC 1029Commending and honoring the life of former Lieutenant Governor William Dougherty for his years of service to South Dakota. 
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 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. 
HC 1053Commending and honoring Keith Cutler for his dedication to developing and promoting the sport of baseball throughout the state of South Dakota. 
HCR 1001Honoring the historical, political, cultural, social, and economic relationships among Canada, the United States, and the State of South Dakota, and recognizing January 24, 2011, as Canada Day at the Capitol. 
HCR 1006In support of reforming the federal Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976. 

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