Representative Lance Russell — 2014


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

TaxationMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 464 
TransportationMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 413 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1251protect the citizens, businesses, clergy, and other persons of South Dakota regarding actions pertaining to views on sexual orientation or preference and to provide for their defense. 
HCR 1020Recognizing the 22nd anniversary of the Khojaly tragedy which resulted in the loss of over six hundred lives. 
SB 144provide for admission to postsecondary institutions regardless of the age of the student. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1065provide for the issuance of a permit to carry a concealed pistol without a fee. 
HB 1066revise certain provisions restricting the presence of firearms in certain public buildings. 
HB 1068revise provisions relating to the use of dogs in hunting mountain lions. 
HB 1075provide for public notice of certain hearings conducted by the Board of Education, and to require that the hearings be conducted at least sixty days apart. 
HB 1083restrict the term of conservation easements. 
HB 1094prohibit a person from interfering with a public safety answering point. 
HB 1098provide for the election of the secretary of education. 
HB 1102authorize the use of artificial light to hunt coyotes under certain conditions. 
HB 1103require the Game, Fish and Parks Commission to provide for an earlier archery deer hunting season. 
HB 1120provide for alternative documentation of financial responsibility for vehicles. 
HB 1138deposit money in the permanent school fund for certain school and public lands adjacent to walk-in areas. 
HB 1154authorize the commissioner of school and public lands to grant certain surface and subsurface easements to provide access to oil, gas, minerals, and geothermal resources. 
HB 1176prohibit state participation in the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program. 
HB 1184declare the fourth Saturday in July Day of the American Cowboy. 
HB 1185revise certain provisions relating to nonresident waterfowl licenses. 
HB 1187provide for the exemption of certain students from the requirement to take certain academic assessment tests. 
HB 1207repeal certain provisions, commonly known as the gag law, prohibiting certain disclosures by a state agency of information concerning a private entity. 
HB 1208restrict certain activities on waters that inundate private property. 
HB 1209provide for reimbursement of property taxes paid on certain private lands inundated by the waters of nonmeandered lakes. 
HB 1211establish the right to have a firearm in a motor vehicle under most circumstances. 
HB 1221exempt certain amateur sports coaches from sales and use tax. 
HB 1224create a Legislative Economic Development Investigative and Oversight Committee, to provide for its composition and duties, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1233provide for the recall of certain state and local elected officials. 
HB 1234require notice to property owners in certain eminent domain cases. 
HC 1020Commending and honoring Ms. Bethany Buell Firsick, 2013 National Champion Pole Vaulter. 
HC 1021Commending and honoring Alexa Duling, a 2013 Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship recipient. 
HC 1030Commending and honoring Robert (Bob) Graff, a member of the Agar-Blunt-Onida School District Board of Education, on his selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota for 2013. 
HC 1033Honoring Kerri Young of Mitchell, South Dakota, on her outstanding achievement in Mitchell High School girls basketball. 
HC 1056Recognizing the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the location filming of Dances With Wolves in South Dakota. 
HC 1057Recognizing and honoring the American Association of State Troopers 2013 Trooper of the Year recipient, Trooper Andrew Steen. 
HCR 1006Recognizing the anniversary of the addition of the words "under God" to the United States Pledge of Allegiance. 
HCR 1007Petitioning Congress to provide for an audit of the Federal Reserve Bank. 
HCR 1008Urging the South Dakota Board of Education to refrain from any efforts to further expand the Common Core State Standards or any other multistate educational standards in the state and to establish a plan to end the state's involvement with such current standards by June 30, 2017. 
HCR 1009Urging the federal government to enforce United States immigration laws and not grant amnesty to those who have entered the United States illegally. 
HCR 1013Commemorating the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 and "The Star Spangled Banner", and recognizing the historical significance, heroic human endeavor, and sacrifices of members of the United States Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Revenue Marine Service, and state militias, during and since the War of 1812. 
HCR 1014Demanding the end of federal deficit spending, the repayment of national debt, and the beginning of balanced budgets and sound U.S. fiscal policy. 
HCR 1015In support of protecting American sovereignty and defending individual second amendment rights from United Nations interference. 
HCR 1016Urging the federal government to enforce United States immigration laws and not grant amnesty to those who have entered the United States illegally. 
HCR 1023Rejecting the Common Core State Standards plan. 
HCR 1024Petitioning President Obama to publicly condemn China for its aggressive program of cyber warfare and espionage against the United States of America. 
HCR 1027Commending, honoring, and thanking each of the current and former Congressmen and Congresswomen who have served South Dakota. 
HCR 1029Honoring World Champion Saddle Bronc Champion Chad Ferley of Oelrichs, South Dakota. 
HCR 1030Honoring National Finals Rodeo Barrel Racing Champion Lisa Lockhart of Oelrichs, South Dakota. 
SB 64require a waiting period prior to the adoption of new uniform content standards and to provide for an opportunity for public comment for all new content standards. 
SB 66provide immunity to clergy, lay officials, and religious organizations that decline to provide certain marriage services. 
SB 67provide protection to certain businesses or persons that decline to provide certain wedding services or goods due to the free exercise of religion. 
SB 114establish a wine direct shipper license and to provide for certain direct shipments of wine. 
SB 123require the Department of Social Services to develop a procedure to screen and test applicants for certain financial assistance benefits to determine if the applicants are using controlled substances. 
SB 126regulate the sale of raw milk for human consumption. 
SB 128protect the citizens and businesses of South Dakota regarding speech pertaining to views on sexual orientation and to provide for the defense of such citizens and businesses. 
SB 129supplant the Common Core State Standards. 
SB 133clarify certain statutes prohibiting political subdivisions from restricting firearms, to assert the sovereignty of the State of South Dakota with regards to the regulation of arms and weapons, and to provide recourse and penalties for violations. 
SB 138revise certain provisions relating to title-based escheatment of abandoned United States savings bonds and the proceeds thereof. 
SB 145encourage schools to provide instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. 
SB 171recognize certain federal forms as sufficient to direct the disposition of the body of a servicemember. 
SB 172revise certain provisions relating to services performed by dental hygienists. 
SC 22Honoring the South Dakota Head Start Association. 
SC 28Congratulating and honoring Debra Hillmer on her excellent service to the State of South Dakota. 
SCR 2Expressing concern relating to the Common Core State Standards. 

Hearings

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