Senator Ried Holien — 2014


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Majority Whip

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 05
Counties: Codington
Occupation: Writer/Businessman


Session Committees

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

Prime Sponsor

SB 146revise certain provisions regarding the closure of county and township roads due to high water. 
SC 4Honoring Madison Mead of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, as Girls State Governor, and Tyson Mitzel of Westport, South Dakota, as Boys State Governor, and commending the South Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary for their sponsorship and coordination of the Girls State and Boys State programs. 
SC 11Honoring the 2014 South Dakota Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Youth of the Year finalists. 
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 1110revise certain provisions regarding the definition of a resident for the purposes of hunting, fishing, and trapping licenses. 
HB 1141require the South Dakota High School Activities Association to comply with the open meeting laws. 
HB 1148provide a license for certain businesses to allow patrons to manufacture malt beverages and wines on the licensed premises for personal use. 

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 69revise certain provisions regarding good cause for voluntarily leaving employment. 
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 85revise certain provisions regarding confidential criminal justice information. 
SB 90revise certain provisions related to the High School Activities Association. 
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 120provide for the registration and administration of navigators under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and to declare an emergency. 
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 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 144provide for admission to postsecondary institutions regardless of the age of the student. 
SB 147revise the composition of the governing body of a health maintenance organization. 
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 172revise certain provisions relating to services performed by dental hygienists. 
SC 3Congratulating and honoring Mike Whitehead on winning the State Truck Driving Competition. 
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. 
SCR 4Celebrating and honoring the Historic Homestake Opera House in Lead on the occasion of its centennial on August 31, 2014. 
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. 
HB 1071change the procedure for a minor boundary change. 
HB 1073provide for the cancellation of expired mechanic's and materialman's liens. 
HB 1085revise certain property tax levies for the general fund of school districts. 
HB 1086create a leased residential property classification and to establish the school district general fund levy for the property classification. 
HB 1087change how rural fire protection districts conduct elections. 
HB 1096revise certain provisions regarding the challenging of certain election petitions. 
HB 1099revise the membership of the State Investment Council. 
HB 1115revise the purposes for which the workforce education fund shall be used. 
HB 1120provide for alternative documentation of financial responsibility for vehicles. 
HB 1122define the limitations of interstate compacts relating to the collection of civil fines. 
HB 1124create the South Dakota school safety fund to assist certain school districts in enhancing school safety, and to make an appropriation therefor. 
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 1137revise the title of the task force responsible for implementing and overseeing the assessment of agricultural land and to assign the task force certain other oversight responsibilities. 
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 1158provide medical care for certain unborn children. 
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 1194establish certain requirements relating to the crossings of railroad rights-of-way by utilities. 
HB 1240prohibit the performance of abortions due to Down syndrome and to provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1250provide for a coordinated effort to assist victims of human trafficking. 
HC 1003Honoring South Dakota's Army and Air National Guard outstanding personnel award winners. 
HC 1023Commending and honoring the 2013 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
HC 1025Honoring Chief Warrant Officer Two Benjamin J. Smetana for his service as a member of the South Dakota Army National Guard. 
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 1033Honoring Kerri Young of Mitchell, South Dakota, on her outstanding achievement in Mitchell High School girls basketball. 
HC 1050Honoring the Madison High School Boys Basketball Team for its 2013 Boys State A Basketball Championship. 
HC 1057Recognizing and honoring the American Association of State Troopers 2013 Trooper of the Year recipient, Trooper Andrew Steen. 
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. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled