Senator Dan Lederman — 2014


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Assistant Majority Leader

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 16
Counties: Lincoln, Union
Occupation: Small Business Owner


Session Committees

Commerce and EnergyVice-Chair TTh 10:00 AM Room 423 
Local GovernmentMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 412 
State AffairsMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

SB 74provide for the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor. 
SB 75prohibit local governments from enacting, maintaining, or enforcing regulations on certain dog breeds. 
SB 138revise certain provisions relating to title-based escheatment of abandoned United States savings bonds and the proceeds thereof. 
SB 139authorize the testing of autonomous cars on the highways of South Dakota. 
SB 140exempt certain computer programming services and software 
SB 180authorize the increase in the number of video lottery machines that may be placed in a licensed establishment under certain conditions. 
SB 181define vapor products as tobacco products for the purpose of regulating the use of the products by minors and to place certain restrictions on the sale of vapor products. 
SC 20Honoring the Dakota Valley High School Dance Team on winning the 2013 Class A Dance Grand State Title for the fourth year in a row. 
HB 1122define the limitations of interstate compacts relating to the collection of civil fines. 
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 1155allow a court to vacate certain convictions if the offense was committed as a result of human trafficking. 
HB 1161establish a cause of action for wrongful human trafficking. 
HB 1238provide for the impoundment of license plates after multiple driving under the influence offenses. 
HB 1246increase the maximum bet limit and to eliminate the award limit on video lottery games. 
HB 1247revise certain provisions for the economic development partnership fund. 
HB 1250provide for a coordinated effort to assist victims of human trafficking. 
HC 1001Honoring the 2013 Dakota Valley High School Panthers Volleyball Team. 
HC 1002Honoring the 2013 Canton High School football team. 
HCR 1003Recognizing the outstanding public service of President Calvin Coolidge and his support of Mount Rushmore. 
HJR 1002Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article III, section 6 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to legislative term limits. 
HJR 1005to apply for a Convention of the States under Article V of the Constitution of the United States. 

Co Sponsor

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 85revise certain provisions regarding confidential criminal justice information. 
SB 86make an appropriation to the state aeronautics fund. 
SB 90revise certain provisions related to the High School Activities Association. 
SB 94appropriate money in order to fund the fiscal year 2014 health insurance shortfall for Board of Regents employees compensated from tuition, fees, and other funds, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 101ensure that a teacher may provide instruction in the area of personhood before birth. 
SB 102provide that, upon completion of certain proceedings, magistrate judges may return or dispose of property taken in as evidence. 
SB 112prohibit schools from preventing the instruction of intelligent design. 
SB 115provide for travel insurance and regulate travel insurance retailers. 
SB 119update and revise the statutes relating to the South Dakota Board on Geographic Names. 
SB 122provide for certain insurance coverage for the treatment of hearing impairments for persons under the age of nineteen. 
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 124revise certain reimbursement provisions relating to legislators-elect and newly appointed legislators. 
SB 126regulate the sale of raw milk for human consumption. 
SB 129supplant the Common Core State Standards. 
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 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 143provide for a civil remedy for a bad faith assertion of patent infringement. 
SB 144provide for admission to postsecondary institutions regardless of the age of the student. 
SB 145encourage schools to provide instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. 
SB 147revise the composition of the governing body of a health maintenance organization. 
SB 151revise the appointment process for the State Veterans Home superintendent. 
SB 154establish the Jolene's Law Task Force to study the impact of sexual abuse of children in this state and to make recommendations to the Legislature on policies to effectively address the issue. 
SB 162repeal certain mineral severance taxes imposed on precious metals and to repeal certain temporary and expired mineral severance taxes. 
SB 165develop a systematic process for the performance management review of state agencies. 
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 2Congratulating and honoring Sara Bakken on being named Outstanding Young Music Educator. 
SC 3Congratulating and honoring Mike Whitehead on winning the State Truck Driving Competition. 
SC 6Congratulating and honoring the Tea Area High School Titans Boys Basketball Team for earning the Region 4A title. 
SC 7Congratulating and honoring the Tea Area Titan Soccer Team in winning the 2013 Boys State Soccer Championship. 
SC 8Commending and honoring the 2012-2013 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota, including Al Leber, Dakota Valley, School Superintendent; Tim Koehler, Harrisburg, Middle School Principal; Georgia Sandgren, Black Hills Special Services Coop, School Business Official; Tanja Pederson, Harrisburg, Elementary School Principal; Tim Raabe, Lennox, Secondary School Principal; Jim Seyer, Spearfish, Assistant Secondary School Principal; Jeff Ward, Meade, Curriculum Director; and Kristin Hamman, Harrisburg, Director of Special Education for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator professional groups. 
SC 14Honoring Warner High School athletic teams on their outstanding performances in the 2013 season, resulting in the achievement of the Class B KELO Cup. 
SC 15Honoring the 2013 Warner High School Girls Basketball Team on their victorious performance at the 2012-2013 Class B South Dakota High School Girls Basketball State Tournament 
SC 16Honoring the Warner High School Volleyball Team for an excellent season and for its victorious performance at the 2013 Class B State Volleyball Tournament. 
SC 17Congratulating and honoring the Tea Weekly and the Lennox Independent writers for receiving numerous first place awards at the South Dakota/North Dakota Newspaper Associations' Convention. 
SC 18Honoring former Senator Stan Adelstein for his service to the State of South Dakota. 
SC 34Congratulating and honoring Cheryl Hovorka for her excellent service and leadership to the South Dakota American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program. 
SC 35Congratulating and honoring Katerina Renken on her excellent creativity and representation of South Dakota in the 2013 VSA International Children's Art 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. 
SJR 1Making formal application to Congress to lawfully recognize the ratification of the 26th amendment of the United States Constitution, which ensures the right to vote to all citizens over the age of eighteen. 
HB 1063revise certain provisions relating to jury selection. 
HB 1069revise the maximum redemption fee for property tax deeds. 
HB 1074revise certain provisions concerning actions prohibited near polling places. 
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 1084revise certain provisions regarding the list of persons who may be excluded from a licensed gaming establishment and to provide a penalty for a violation of the exclusion. 
HB 1086create a leased residential property classification and to establish the school district general fund levy for the property classification. 
HB 1093prohibit public schools from starting a school term before the last Monday in August. 
HB 1100prohibit the use of certain photo monitoring devices to detect red light violations. 
HB 1123allow alcoholic beverages to be sold, served, and consumed in certain on-sale licensees during an extended period of time if specific conditions are met. 
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 1131clarify that a credit card is not required to establish a revolving credit account. 
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 1144make an appropriation to the state aeronautics fund. 
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 1152revise certain provisions concerning registration of limited partnerships. 
HB 1153define certain entities using a common paymaster as a single employing unit for the purposes of unemployment compensation. 
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 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 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 1192designate the Black Hills Mining Museum in Lead as the official mining museum of South Dakota. 
HB 1194establish certain requirements relating to the crossings of railroad rights-of-way by utilities. 
HB 1212provide for fair and open competition in certain governmental contracts, to prohibit the inclusion of certain terms in governmental contracts and documents, and to establish a procedure to grant certain exemptions after notice and a public hearing. 
HB 1219require joint municipal and school annual elections. 
HB 1220appropriate money to the tax relief fund and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1226create a work-share program available to employers during times of economic distress. 
HB 1237establish a comprehensive evaluation of the Common Core State Standards. 
HB 1249revise the required hours in a school term for certain grade levels. 
HC 1003Honoring South Dakota's Army and Air National Guard outstanding personnel award winners. 
HC 1025Honoring Chief Warrant Officer Two Benjamin J. Smetana for his service as a member of the South Dakota Army National Guard. 
HC 1033Honoring Kerri Young of Mitchell, South Dakota, on her outstanding achievement in Mitchell High School girls basketball. 
HC 1057Recognizing and honoring the American Association of State Troopers 2013 Trooper of the Year recipient, Trooper Andrew Steen. 
HCR 1010Requesting the Committee on Government Operations and Audit to conduct hearings relating to the operations of the Governor's Office of Economic Development. 
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 1018Recognizing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) as a serious and chronic disease in South Dakota. 
HCR 1020Recognizing the 22nd anniversary of the Khojaly tragedy which resulted in the loss of over six hundred lives. 
HCR 1022Concerning U.S. EPA-proposed greenhouse gas emission standards for new and existing fossil-fueled power plants. 
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. 
HJR 1006Proposing 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 revenue and expenditure limits for the State of South Dakota. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled