Representative Betty Olson — 2014


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Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 28B
Counties: Butte, Harding, Perkins
Occupation: Rancher/EMT/Substitute Teacher


Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 464 
Local GovernmentMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 414 

Interim Committees

BondingMember 
Executive BoardMember 

Prime 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 1067require students in grades one and two to be tested before being promoted to the next grade. 
HB 1068revise provisions relating to the use of dogs in hunting mountain lions. 
HB 1083restrict the term of conservation easements. 
HB 1114require the removal of reflector poles along state trunk highways. 
HB 1116permit the holders of grazing and agricultural leases on school and public lands to control access to hunt on those lands. 
HB 1117restrict the posting of Gun Free Zone signs in public buildings. 
HB 1118clarify certain provisions about discharging firearms in safety zones. 
HB 1138deposit money in the permanent school fund for certain school and public lands adjacent to walk-in areas. 
HB 1184declare the fourth Saturday in July Day of the American Cowboy. 
HB 1211establish the right to have a firearm in a motor vehicle under most circumstances. 
HB 1228repeal the prohibition against carrying permitted concealed weapons in the state capitol. 
HC 1028Commending and honoring Ann Anderson, fifth grade science teacher at Belle Fourche Middle School. 
SB 82revise certain provisions concerning purchases, sales, and contracts made by public officers with the state or its political subdivisions and to revise certain provisions concerning agreements or other transactions of the South Dakota Housing Development Authority. 

Co Sponsor

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 1079authorize certain lighting on vehicles operated by ambulance service personnel. 
HB 1080clarify that emergency personnel driving records are not to include motor vehicle accidents resulting while engaged in the performance of their official duties. 
HB 1081revise the computation of the promotional fee on wheat. 
HB 1094prohibit a person from interfering with a public safety answering point. 
HB 1097revise the criteria for classifying property as agricultural land. 
HB 1098provide for the election of the secretary of education. 
HB 1100prohibit the use of certain photo monitoring devices to detect red light violations. 
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 1125repeal certain outdated and obsolete provisions regarding judicial remedies. 
HB 1129prohibit the use of certain explosive targets in the Black Hills Forest Fire Protection District. 
HB 1130authorize the use of crossbows for hunting big game animals during the firearm season. 
HB 1132make a minor's school calendar the reference point from which to permit employment that would not interfere with the minor's education. 
HB 1136limit the authority of delegates to a limited Article V convention to vote for unauthorized amendments contrary to legislative instructions and to provide a civil fine for the violation thereof. 
HB 1140permit townships to levy a capital improvement property tax for secondary roads, bridges, and culverts. 
HB 1150require that the pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States be recited at the start of each school day in every public school classroom. 
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 1155allow a court to vacate certain convictions if the offense was committed as a result of human trafficking. 
HB 1156allow the transmission of electronic documents related to insurance policies. 
HB 1157provide for the retrospective payment of clean claims for covered services provided by a health care professional during the credentialing period. 
HB 1161establish a cause of action for wrongful human trafficking. 
HB 1162prohibit the practice of sex-selective abortions, to establish certain procedures to better ensure that sex-selective abortions are not practiced in South Dakota, and to provide penalties therefor. 
HB 1163authorize farm mutual insurers to invest funds in certain stocks and market funds. 
HB 1165adopt the Uniform Deployed Parents Custody and Visitation Act. 
HB 1167allow schools to maintain a stock and to administer epinephrine auto-injectors in certain cases. 
HB 1171revise provisions relating to trespass associated with hunting, fishing, or trapping. 
HB 1174provide a death benefit for certain public safety officers killed in the line of duty. 
HB 1177prohibit certain use of handheld electronic wireless communication devices while driving and to provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1180provide that no entity that places children for adoption or performs abortions may be registered as a pregnancy help center. 
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 1192designate the Black Hills Mining Museum in Lead as the official mining museum of South Dakota. 
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 1214require a study and analysis of the financial, fiscal, and economic impacts of implementation of the Common Core State Standards. 
HB 1215provide for the issuance of free fishing licenses to residents aged eighty-five and older. 
HB 1219require joint municipal and school annual elections. 
HB 1221exempt certain amateur sports coaches from sales and use tax. 
HB 1233provide for the recall of certain state and local elected officials. 
HB 1234require notice to property owners in certain eminent domain cases. 
HB 1241prohibit the dismemberment or decapitation of certain living unborn children and to provide penalties therefore. 
HB 1242revise certain provisions concerning the township snow removal reserve fund. 
HB 1243supplant the Common Core Standards. 
HB 1250provide for a coordinated effort to assist victims of human trafficking. 
HB 1256increase opportunities and funding for school districts to apply for jobs for America's graduates programs and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HC 1001Honoring the 2013 Dakota Valley High School Panthers Volleyball Team. 
HC 1002Honoring the 2013 Canton High School football team. 
HC 1022Congratulating and celebrating the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) championship teams of South Dakota. 
HC 1023Commending and honoring the 2013 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
HC 1027Commending several of Lincoln High School's athletic programs whose participants, through hard work and devotion, excelled on the field and in the classroom, never took their eyes off the prize, and as a result, were rewarded with state championships. 
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 1043Commending Mabel Dubbelde Heinemann on her 100th birthday. 
HC 1050Honoring the Madison High School Boys Basketball Team for its 2013 Boys State A Basketball Championship. 
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. 
HC 1058Honoring Sonyah Shae Clifford of Rockyford, South Dakota, for her outstanding job representing Indian rodeo and being named Miss Indian Rodeo 2013 at the Indian National Finals Rodeo. 
HCR 1003Recognizing the outstanding public service of President Calvin Coolidge and his support of Mount Rushmore. 
HCR 1005Urging Congress and the President to secure the blessings of life and liberty for our posterity. 
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 1011Endorsing Taiwan's participation as an observer in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the thirtieth anniversary of sister state relations with the Province of Taiwan in the Republic of China (Taiwan) and Taiwan's inclusion in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). 
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 1017Urging Congress, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), the United States Department of Justice, and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to recognize industrial hemp as a valuable agricultural commodity. 
HCR 1020Recognizing the 22nd anniversary of the Khojaly tragedy which resulted in the loss of over six hundred lives. 
HCR 1021Urging the United States Department of Agriculture to withdraw certain rules imperiling the South Dakota livestock industry. 
HCR 1022Concerning U.S. EPA-proposed greenhouse gas emission standards for new and existing fossil-fueled power plants. 
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 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. 
HJR 1004Making formal application to Congress to call an Article V convention of the states for the sole purpose of proposing a federal balanced budget amendment. 
SB 1provide for the selection of the chair and vice chair of the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council, to revise the membership of the Executive Board, to provide for the term of each constituted Executive Board, to provide for the year-round governance of the Legislative Research Council by the Executive Board, and to provide for continuity of board membership. 
SB 9revise provisions related to the Interim Appropriations Committee. 
SB 10revise certain provisions related to the annual budget report submission. 
SB 11require the submission to the Legislature of a financial plan that assesses the long-term financial implications of current and proposed policies, programs, and assumptions. 
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 75prohibit local governments from enacting, maintaining, or enforcing regulations on certain dog breeds. 
SB 76revise certain provisions relating to the killing of mountain lions that threaten personal safety or property. 
SB 80provide a credit to homebuilt aircraft for sales and use taxes when paying the aircraft registration tax and to make a reimbursement to the aeronautics fund for the amount of the credit granted. 
SB 81prohibit the possession of certain items in jails, to provide a penalty therefor, and to revise the penalty for the procurement of certain items into a jail. 
SB 86make an appropriation to the state aeronautics fund. 
SB 98allow certain municipalities to charge a higher occupational tax. 
SB 113revise the minimum suspension requirements for students participating in extracurricular activities. 
SB 114establish a wine direct shipper license and to provide for certain direct shipments of wine. 
SB 119update and revise the statutes relating to the South Dakota Board on Geographic Names. 
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 125prohibit registered sex offenders from loitering in certain areas. 
SB 126regulate the sale of raw milk for human consumption. 
SB 127make an appropriation to fund the Teach for America grant program. 
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 130reinstate certain civil actions for childhood sexual abuse if subsequent legislation had the effect of limiting the plaintiff's right to recovery. 
SB 131provide that a truancy complaint is grounds to refuse a certificate for excuse from school attendance. 
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 135make an appropriation for costs related to the suppression of mountain beetles through the all lands mountain pine beetle suppression program. 
SB 136ensure available replacement parts and services for consumers of manufactured goods. 
SB 137make an appropriation to rehabilitate certain state-owned rail lines and to declare an emergency. 
SB 144provide for admission to postsecondary institutions regardless of the age of the student. 
SB 145encourage schools to provide instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. 
SB 160exempt the production of certain plants and sod from sales and use taxes. 
SB 163prohibit a social host from permitting the underage consumption of alcoholic beverages on the social host's premises and to provide penalties therefor. 
SB 165develop a systematic process for the performance management review of state agencies. 
SB 169provide for access to and use of public waters on public and private property and to protect private property rights for the citizens of South Dakota. 
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. 
SB 173provide authority to establish special purpose districts for libraries. 
SC 18Honoring former Senator Stan Adelstein for his service to the State of South Dakota. 
SC 19Commending and honoring LuAnn Lindskov, 2014 South Dakota Teacher of the Year. 
SC 24Congratulating and honoring Kaydee Lawrence of Cheyenne Eagle Butte High School, Aubree Stevens of Dupree High School, and Shayla Taton of Belle Fourche High School for being finalists in the 2014 Business Plan Competition. 
SCR 1Urging Congress to reject the proposal to remove the states' authority to designate a hospital as a necessary provider under the critical access hospital program. 
SCR 2Expressing concern relating to the Common Core State Standards. 
SCR 7Expressing support for all South Dakota high school students learning and practicing the basic skills of hands-only Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) prior to graduation. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled