Representative Edward E. Van Gerpen — 2019


Picture of Representative Edward E. Van Gerpen

Party: Republican
Term: New Member
District: 19
Counties: Bon Homme, Douglas, Hanson, Hutchinson, McCook
Occupation: Farmer/Truck Driver

Home Address:
115 4th Avenue E.
Avon, SD 57315-2106

Home: 605-286-3659
Capitol: 605-773-3851


Email: rep.edwardvangerpen@state.sd.us

Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 414 
TransportationMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 413 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1071revise certain provisions relating to the salaries and per diem of county commissioners. 
HB 1176prohibit county commissioners from providing health insurance for themselves or other part-time county employees. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1037revise certain posting requirements relating to hunting in the Black Hills Fire Protection District. 
HB 1056establish an additional time period during which fireworks may be sold and discharged and to revise certain provisions regarding county regulation of fireworks. 
HB 1066provide a penalty for violations of custody or visitation decrees. 
HB 1069define electronic communication devices for certain crimes involving threatening or harassing calls. 
HB 1139remove the prohibition against certain appointive officers lobbying after completing their service in state government. 
HB 1160regulate certain automatic periodic financial transfers for the purpose of funding political contributions. 
HB 1171expand the definition of justifiable homicide to provide for the protection of certain unborn children. 
HB 1192increase certain registration fees for the use of motor vehicles on the public highways. 
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 1206revise certain provisions relating to grandparent visitation and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1214revise the period of time in which a refund of certain commercial motor vehicle license fees may be requested. 
HB 1215repeal certain refund provisions of the motor fuel tax for certain nonhighway agricultural use of motor fuels and to provide for the distribution of such motor fuel tax. 
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 1236provide for a temporary decrease of legislator salaries. 
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 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 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 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 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 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. 
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. 
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 87prohibit local exchange carriers from assessing certain access stimulation charges and to establish certain penalties. 
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 124authorize the Bureau of Administration to construct a maintenance shop in Pierre, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 125revise the time period for computing unemployment insurance employer contribution rates. 
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 170amend the South Dakota Uniform Securities Act with certain provisions relating to fraud and civil liability. 
SB 177increase certain registration fees and taxes for the use of motor vehicles on the public highways. 
SB 179define and prohibit the offenses of juvenile sexting and aggravated juvenile sexting and to provide for certain sanctions and remedies. 
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 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 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 

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