Representative Scott W. Ecklund — 2014


Picture of Representative Scott W. Ecklund

Party: Republican
Term: New Member
District: 25
Counties: Minnehaha
Occupation: Physician


Session Committees

EducationMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 413 
Health and Human ServicesMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 412 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1157provide for the retrospective payment of clean claims for covered services provided by a health care professional during the credentialing period. 
HB 1158provide medical care for certain unborn children. 
HB 1180provide that no entity that places children for adoption or performs abortions may be registered as a pregnancy help center. 
SC 30Commending and honoring the Garretson Boys Golf Team for its success in the 2013 season. 
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. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1070sunset certain tax refund claims for an economic development incentive program that has been previously terminated and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1071change the procedure for a minor boundary change. 
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 1086create a leased residential property classification and to establish the school district general fund levy for the property classification. 
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 1103require the Game, Fish and Parks Commission to provide for an earlier archery deer hunting season. 
HB 1110revise certain provisions regarding the definition of a resident for the purposes of hunting, fishing, and trapping licenses. 
HB 1117restrict the posting of Gun Free Zone signs in public buildings. 
HB 1127provide an exemption for alimony payments in debtor filings. 
HB 1129prohibit the use of certain explosive targets in the Black Hills Forest Fire Protection District. 
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 1140permit townships to levy a capital improvement property tax for secondary roads, bridges, and culverts. 
HB 1142enhance the support for public postsecondary technical institutes, to transfer certain funds, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1148provide a license for certain businesses to allow patrons to manufacture malt beverages and wines on the licensed premises for personal use. 
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 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 1167allow schools to maintain a stock and to administer epinephrine auto-injectors in certain cases. 
HB 1169protect certain homestead exemption interests during sale of homestead or separation of owners. 
HB 1175authorize the Board of Regents to expand university facilities at the University of South Dakota, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
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 1191accommodate legislation relating to the alleviation of livestock losses as a result of the late autumn West River blizzard. 
HB 1207repeal certain provisions, commonly known as the gag law, prohibiting certain disclosures by a state agency of information concerning a private entity. 
HB 1211establish the right to have a firearm in a motor vehicle under most circumstances. 
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 1226create a work-share program available to employers during times of economic distress. 
HB 1227reduce state government reliance on video lottery proceeds, to revise the distribution of video lottery proceeds, and to dedicate certain deposits and income from the education enhancement trust fund. 
HB 1228repeal the prohibition against carrying permitted concealed weapons in the state capitol. 
HB 1238provide for the impoundment of license plates after multiple driving under the influence offenses. 
HB 1240prohibit the performance of abortions due to Down syndrome and to provide a penalty therefor. 
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 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 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 1022Congratulating and celebrating the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) championship teams of South Dakota. 
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 1035Commending and honoring the 2014 National Merit Semifinalists Jessica Daniels, Angela Liu, Kyle McKee, Zachary Person, Emma Ward, and Tyler Wilson, of Sioux Falls Washington High School for their outstanding academic achievements. 
HC 1036Commending and honoring the 2013 Boys Track 4x200 and the 4x400 meter relay teams from Washington High School for their outstanding athletic performances at the 2013 State AA Track Meet. 
HC 1037Commending and honoring the 2013 Boys State AA Track Champions of Washington High School of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for their outstanding athletic performance. 
HC 1038Commending and honoring the 2013 South Dakota Girls AA Softball Champions of Sioux Falls Washington High School for their outstanding athletic performance. 
HC 1039Commending and honoring the 2013-2014 Competitive Dance State AA Champions from Sioux Falls Washington High School for their outstanding performance. 
HC 1040Honoring the Sioux Falls Washington High School Girls Bowling Team for its outstanding athletic performance and 2013 state championship. 
HC 1041Honoring Nathan Gerry, Jonah Warwick, Christian Parker, and Michaela Mayer from Washington High School for their first place finishes at the 2013 Boys and Girls State Class AA Track Meet. 
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. 
HCR 1003Recognizing the outstanding public service of President Calvin Coolidge and his support of Mount Rushmore. 
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 1018Recognizing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) as a serious and chronic disease in South Dakota. 
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. 
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 97revoke professional or trade licensure obtained through false degrees. 
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 125prohibit registered sex offenders from loitering in certain areas. 
SB 137make an appropriation to rehabilitate certain state-owned rail lines and to declare an emergency. 
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 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 179prohibit the use of certain handheld electronic wireless devices for electronic messaging while driving. 
SC 18Honoring former Senator Stan Adelstein for his service to the State of South Dakota. 
SC 22Honoring the South Dakota Head Start Association. 
SC 29Commending and honoring the Garretson Girls and Boys Cross Country Teams for their success in the 2013 season. 
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