Representative Lee Qualm — 2017


Picture of Representative Lee Qualm

Majority Leader

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 21
Counties: Bon Homme, Charles Mix, Gregory, Tripp
Occupation: Farmer

Home Address:
27507 John Qualm Rd.
Platte, SD 57369

Home: 605-337-3682
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business: 605-337-3682

Email: Lee.Qualm@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:30 AM Room 413 
Joint Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 
State AffairsVice-Chair MWF 7:45 AM Room 414 

Interim Committees

Ag. Land Assessment Task ForceMember 
BondingMember 
Executive BoardMember 
Regulation of Access to and Use of Non-Meandered Waters ...Chair 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1156allow a concealed pistol in the capitol with an enhanced concealed pistol permit. 
HB 1157create the agriculture future development fund and to provide funding for certain programs and projects. 
HB 1185revise certain provisions concerning recreational facilities provided by municipalities. 
SB 7revise the criteria for determining if property is classified as agricultural land for property tax purposes. 
SB 136permit and regulate the practice of licensed certified professional midwives. 
SB 160establish provisions for the selection and instruction of delegates to an Article V convention for proposing an amendment to the United States Constitution. 
SCR 9To accept an invitation to attend a balanced budget amendment planning committee. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1055revise certain provisions regarding the need for a driver license or permit to operate certain motor vehicles. 
HB 1056authorize law enforcement officers to issue certain citations not signed under oath. 
HB 1066revise certain provisions regarding permits for the sale of certain trailers, motorcycles, and other vehicles. 
HB 1067revise certain provisions concerning sales receipts maintained by temporary vendors. 
HB 1068revise certain provisions concerning landowner liability for certain injuries suffered. 
HB 1069repeal and revise certain provisions related to campaign finance and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1072repeal and revise certain provisions relating to permits to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1073revise and repeal certain provisions regarding gifts from registered lobbyists to public officials. 
HB 1074provide for limits on certain out-of-state contributions to ballot question committees. 
HB 1076create a State Government Accountability Board. 
HB 1082grant limited immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain related offenses to persons who assist certain persons in need of emergency assistance or who are themselves in need of emergency assistance. 
HB 1088revise certain provisions regarding required stops at railroad crossings. 
HB 1089provide certain provisions regarding investigations of misconduct by certain public officials. 
HB 1090define certain fees incident to the extension of credit. 
HB 1094provide for the transfer of certain landowner hunting licenses. 
HB 1101increase the penalty for performing an abortion of an unborn child capable of feeling pain. 
HB 1117revise certain provisions regarding golf carts on state highways. 
HB 1118eliminate the need to prove the use of force, fraud, or coercion in the human trafficking of minors. 
HB 1130revise certain provisions that provide transparency and public comment for ballot measures and amendments to the Constitution. 
HB 1133require each school district to adopt a policy to provide for students with specific learning disabilities. 
HB 1139revise certain provisions concerning adverse possession of certain real property. 
HB 1158revise the definition of fall enrollment for the purpose of calculating state aid to education payments to school districts. 
HB 1169repeal, revise, and enact certain standards and other provisions relating to managed health care plans if the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is repealed. 
HB 1170revise certain provisions regarding conflicts of interest for authority, board, or commission members. 
HB 1171make an appropriation to the postsecondary scholarship grant fund. 
HB 1173revise the distribution of funds from the building South Dakota fund. 
HB 1183provide and revise certain provisions regarding mental health procedures in criminal justice, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1187revise the process by which courts consider appeals of decisions regarding conditional use requests. 
HB 1190accommodate legislation relating to the protection of the public safety. 
HB 1191require cooperation with the Division of Child Support as a condition of eligibility for the SNAP program. 
HB 1195revise certain provisions regarding health coverage for applied behavior analysis. 
HB 1200revise certain provisions regarding contributions to ballot question committees. 
HC 1002Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 196th Regiment, Regional Training Institute (RTI) on training hundreds of officer candidates from South Dakota and soldiers across the nation. 
HC 1003Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. 
HC 1004Honoring Raina Grimsley of Mitchell, South Dakota, Girls State Governor, and Max Hawkins of Renner, South Dakota, 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. 
HC 1005Commending the entire South Dakota Army National Guard on being awarded a first place gold finish in the 2016 Army Communities of Excellence Awards. 
HC 1006Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard 153rd Engineer Battalion of Huron, South Dakota, for being awarded the Walter T. Kerwin Jr. Readiness Award and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. 
HC 1007Commending the South Dakota National Guard Company C, 1st Battalion, 189th Aviation Regiment of Rapid City, South Dakota, for being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States Certificate of Victory and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. 
HC 1009Commending the South Dakota National Guard 82nd Civil Support Team of Rapid City, South Dakota, on being awarded the General John J. Pershing Trophy and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. 
HC 1010Commending and honoring the 2016 Habitat for Humanity-South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
HC 1014Honoring the city of Mobridge for being included in the 2017 Governor's Awards for Outstanding Support of the Arts by an Organization or Business. 
HC 1015Honoring Mel Chandler for his outstanding service to the State of South Dakota. 
HC 1017Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. 
HC 1020Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its sixty-ninth anniversary on June 15th, 16th, and 17th 2017. 
HC 1025Honoring Phyllis Perkovich for her outstanding commitment and service to the South Dakota legislative page program and the youth of South Dakota. 
HC 1026Honoring Laura Ingalls Wilder's 150th birthday and the celebration of this milestone in De Smet, South Dakota. 
HC 1030Honoring and commending the South Dakota Department of Tourism staff and its professional advertising and media production partners for their award winning efforts to promote the state's travel and tourism industry. 
HCR 1005Calling for statewide recognition of the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 196th Regiment, Regional Training Institute (RTI) for training hundreds of officer candidates from South Dakota and soldiers across the nation. 
HCR 1007Strengthening and expanding sister-state ties between South Dakota and Taiwan; supporting the signing of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and a Bilateral Investment Agreement (BIA) with the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. 
HCR 1013To urge the United States Department of State to approve the presidential permit application allowing the construction and operation of the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline between the United States and Canada. 
HJR 1001Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to Article XXI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to fishing, hunting, and trapping. 
HJR 1002To apply for a convention of states under Article V of the Constitution of the United States to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government and limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government. 
SB 61update, revise, and repeal certain provisions relating to nurse practitioners and nurse midwives. 
SB 65establish the South Dakota Board of Technical Education and to revise certain provisions regarding career and technical education and postsecondary technical institutes. 
SB 78revise provisions regarding election petitions for conservation district supervisors. 
SB 81prohibit the manufacture, sale, or possession of alcohol in a powdered, condensed, or other concentrated form under most circumstances. 
SB 126require the Department of Education to use a competitive bidding process when acquiring academic assessments. 
SB 139provide for the permitting of waterfowl outfitters, and to dedicate fees and surcharges paid by waterfowl outfitters for use on certain game production areas. 
SB 144provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. 
SB 163revise certain provisions regarding disclosure of contributors for independent campaign expenditures. 
SB 166provide certain provisions excluding business-to-business lending from certain money lending limitations. 
SB 170revise certain provisions regarding the maximum width restriction for farm implements operated on a public highway 
SB 171establish the Government Accountability Task Force to study campaign finance and to declare an emergency. 
SC 1Commending and honoring the 2015-2016 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: Jim Holbeck, Harrisburg, School Superintendent; Todd Brist, Watertown, Middle School Principal; Lory DuFrain, Wagner, School Business Official; Ethan Dschaak, Meade, Elementary School Principal; Kevin Lein, Harrisburg, Secondary School Principal; Ryan Rollinger, Harrisburg, Assistant Secondary School Principal; Sherri Becker, Mitchell, Curriculum Leader; and Jennifer Heggelund, Watertown, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. 
SC 20Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard 153rd Engineer Battalion of Huron, South Dakota, for being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckord Trophy and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. 
SC 22Commending and honoring the 2016 Winner, Colome, and Gregory High School Championship Football Teams. 
SC 36Honoring Christopher Todd Jumper of Boy Scout Troop 28, North Sioux City, South Dakota, for earning the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. 
SC 37Honoring the Beresford and Alcester-Hudson School District cooperative wrestling program for an excellent season and for victorious performances in the 2017 Class B State Wrestling Tournament. 
SCR 11Opposing physician-assisted suicide. 
SCR 14Urging the Governor to fuel the state fleet with premium E-30 fuel. 
SCR 15Commending President Donald J. Trump in his commitment to keeping the country safe from radical Islamic terrorism. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled