Senator Royal "Mac" McCracken — 2020


Picture of Senator Royal "Mac" McCracken

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 34
Counties: Pennington
Occupation: Retired

Home Address:
3120 Flint Dr
Rapid City, SD 57702-5231

Home: 605-341-7583
Capitol: 605-224-6877


Email: sen.mccracken@state.sd.us

Session Committees

Commerce and EnergyChair TTh 10:00 AM Room 423 
State AffairsMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 414 
TransportationMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 423 

Prime Sponsor

SB 63require local law enforcement officers to provide certain information to repossession businesses under certain circumstances. 
SC 22Recognizing and congratulating the Rapid City Stevens High School Volleyball Team for winning the 2007 Class AA State Volleyball Championship. 
SCR 12Recognizing the United States of America Women's Olympic Softball Team. 
HB 1145revise certain campaign speech provisions relating to constitutional amendments, initiated measures, and referred laws. 
HB 1149revise certain provisions regarding protection orders granted upon a finding of domestic abuse. 
HB 1159revise certain provisions regarding franchise protection for certain types of merchandise. 
HB 1195revise the requirements for a damage disclosure statement for motor vehicles. 
HB 1200clarify the computation for premium tax payable for individual life insurance policies purchased by South Dakota residents. 
HB 1217authorize the creation of a circuit court judgeship in the Seventh Judicial Circuit and to make an appropriation therefor. 
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 1232establish a time for when absentee ballots may be provided for all elections. 
HB 1251authorize the Board of Regents to acquire land for the Higher Education Center--West River. 
HB 1270prohibit improper influence regarding real estate appraisals and to establish certain penalties. 
HB 1297provide a maximum finance charge for short-term consumer loans and title loans. 
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. 

Co Sponsor

SB 62revise certain new hire reporting requirements relating to the collection of child support. 
SB 64provide certain provisions regarding the regulation of recreational park trailers. 
SB 69add marijuana to the list of abusive substances for the purposes of determining child abuse. 
SB 72make an appropriation for an engineering survey and a repair cost estimate of Richmond Lake Dam. 
SB 83repeal a medical malpractice limitation applicable to minors aged six or over. 
SB 95increase certain fees collected by sheriffs for collecting delinquent taxes. 
SB 97revise certain provisions regarding property condition disclosure statements. 
SB 99exempt certain school districts from the requirement to reorganize due to low enrollment. 
SB 103establish certain provisions regarding the use of replacement crash parts in the repair of certain motor vehicles. 
SB 111extend the prohibition of road hunting of big game to include hunting using certain additional weapons. 
SB 112revise eligibility requirements for continuation of health care coverage. 
SB 113exempt certain individual health benefit plans from certain premium rating requirements. 
SB 114allow for risk pool eligibility and rate flexibility for certain health insurance conversion plans. 
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 126allow municipalities and counties to issue additional on-sale alcoholic beverage licenses. 
SB 129revise the grounds for which continuation or conversion is not required for group health policies. 
SB 132clarify provisions regarding the continuation of coverage after an employer ceases business operations. 
SB 133require that any adult arrested for a qualifying offense provide a DNA sample. 
SB 143revise certain provisions regarding collection and administration of the 911 emergency surcharge and operation of 911 services. 
SB 151revise certain provisions concerning the purchase price and determining just compensation for electric facilities in areas annexed by municipalities. 
SB 158clarify certain provisions regarding the supervision, rehabilitation, and liquidation of insurers. 
SB 159allow the discretionary formula for reduced property taxation to be applied to research facilities. 
SB 160require the Unified Judicial System to provide internet access to certain criminal history information. 
SB 164clarify the application of certain statutes relative to contraception and birth control. 
SB 172appropriate money to the Department of Public Safety to fund the South Dakota Highway Patrol. 
SB 174revise certain provisions relating to the exercise of eminent domain by railroads. 
SB 175direct the Office of the Attorney General to study the creation of a state medical examiner system and to provide an appropriation therefor. 
SB 176authorize the Legislative Research Council to remodel, renovate, and furnish certain facilities on the fourth floor of the State Capitol Building for use by the Legislature, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 182expand the disclosure of inpatient hospital charges and to provide for the development of a system for the disclosure of charges for outpatient procedures. 
SB 185restrict the combination of numbers and letters which may be permitted on personalized motor vehicle license plates. 
SB 187revise the state aid to education formula for the purpose of increasing teachers salaries, to direct the Department of Education to review certain curriculum and to develop a framework for a twenty-first century high school, to create the Teacher Compensation Assistance Program Advisory Council, and to revise certain provisions related to the payment of additional funds to consolidating school districts. 
SB 197make an appropriation for the costs of the centers for independent living. 
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 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. 
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 7Petitioning the United States Congress to repeal the REAL ID Act. 
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 10Urging the Congress and the President of the United States to restore funding for the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System. 
SCR 13Opposing the development of the NAFTA Superhighway. 
HB 1113provide minimum notice requirements to persons who lease real property for their own mobile or manufactured homes. 
HB 1123establish a state renewable and recycled energy objective and to provide certain reporting requirements. 
HB 1126revise certain provisions regarding the issuance of on-sale wine licenses and the sale of wine. 
HB 1136revise certain provisions regarding the registration of business names. 
HB 1137adopt the Model Registered Agents Act. 
HB 1142authorize additional off-sale retail liquor licenses in certain municipalities. 
HB 1144make an appropriation for costs related to the purchase of motorcycles for use in the motorcycle safety training courses, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1173revise certain provisions pertaining to the effect of suspended impositions of sentence on parole eligibility of certain offenders. 
HB 1196allow the fingerprinting of children for certain criminal offenses. 
HB 1197revise certain provisions regarding the requirement of passenger restraint in a passenger vehicle. 
HB 1198revise the amount of a judgment in a petty offense case. 
HB 1203provide for the sale or consumption of alcoholic beverages upon property adjoining licensed premises. 
HB 1213provide a uniform standard for processing of accident and health carrier policy rate and form filings. 
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 1250increase the salary for legislators. 
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 1264permit certain persons with insulin-treated diabetes mellitus to get an endorsement on a commercial driver license to drive a school bus. 
HB 1268establish a statewide minimum teacher salary that school districts must meet within five years and to allow school districts to receive funds through the teachers compensation assistance program to meet the minimum salary requirement. 
HB 1279align math and science education with South Dakota's historic and unique scientific opportunities, to direct the Department of Education to initiate Project Lead the Way, to develop a clearinghouse for certain educational opportunities, and to provide for an independent analysis of the state's content standards, and to make an appropriation therefor, and to require the Department of Education to develop a framework for a high school for the twenty-first century, and to require high schools to report on activities and results relative to that framework. 
HB 1287permit taxing districts to revise the base amount of revenue payable from property taxes. 
HB 1288allow any school district that qualifies for both the declining enrollment allowance and the growing enrollment payment in the same fiscal year to only benefit from the one that provides the most additional funding to the district. 
HB 1291allow students who have dyslexia to receive special education or special education and related services. 
HB 1299establish a task force to study highway needs and financing of highway needs in the state and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1311prevent seizures by prohibiting the interchange of anti-epileptic drugs without prior notification and consent. 
HB 1317require the Department of Education to develop a pilot program which provides certain school district information on a centralized website and to provide certain reporting requirements. 
HC 1002Honoring Louie Krogman of White River, South Dakota, for setting the all-time scoring record for South Dakota boys' high school basketball. 
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 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 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 1004Encouraging the use of sunscreen and discouraging young persons from using tanning devices. 
HCR 1005To declare March 29, 2008, as Vietnam Veterans Day, in South Dakota. 
HCR 1006 Urging that the delisting of gray wolves as a threatened or endangered species be extended to include all parts of 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 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 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. 

Hearings

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