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House Bill

HB 1001revise the timing of the recalculation of the allocations for the disability levels in the state aid to special education formula. 
HB 1002provide for criminal background checks for certain applicants and employees of the Department of Public Safety. 
HB 1003revise eligibility for a deferred imposition of sentence. 
HB 1004revise parole date calculation provisions. 
HB 1005authorize a hearing panel of the Board of Pardons and Paroles to make clemency recommendations. 
HB 1006revise the time requirements for parole reports and plans. 
HB 1007revise certain provisions regarding the exemptions from the twelve-month residency requirement for university students. 
HB 1008revise certain provisions regarding the required notice for biennial state political party conventions. 
HB 1009revise certain provisions regarding state employment. 
HB 1010recodify, to make certain form and style changes, to clarify, and to repeal certain provisions related to the South Dakota Retirement System. 
HB 1011revise certain provisions relating to the South Dakota Retirement System. 
HB 1012revise certain provisions regarding state laboratory services. 
HB 1013require criminal background investigations for certain vital records employees. 
HB 1014repeal certain provisions regarding payments of the tax imposed on financial institutions and banks. 
HB 1015revise certain references to the Internal Revenue Code. 
HB 1016revise certain provisions of the alcoholic beverages code. 
HB 1017provide for the destruction of certain contraband cigarettes. 
HB 1018transfer the collection of various fees from the Department of Revenue to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. 
HB 1019require that the state pursue recoverable costs of litigation. 
HB 1020revise certain provisions regarding state building committees for capital improvement projects. 
HB 1021revise certain provisions regarding bid bonds for public improvement contracts. 
HB 1022revise certain provisions regarding the limitations on indemnification by the state. 
HB 1023revise certain provisions regarding the sale and purchase of big game animal parts. 
HB 1024authorize certain species of game fish to be used as bait. 
HB 1025revise certain provisions regarding voter registration. 
HB 1026revise certain provisions regarding petitions, notices, and statements of convention nominees and certifications of party officials. 
HB 1027revise certain provisions regarding vote centers and precinct workers. 
HB 1028revise certain provisions regarding professional counselors and marriage and family therapists. 
HB 1029revise certain provisions regarding criminal background checks for adults working in child care institutions. 
HB 1030allow the Office of School and Public Lands to accept internet bidding for the leasing of state minerals. 
HB 1031authorize certain wind and solar easements and leases by the commissioner of School and Public Lands. 
HB 1032revise provisions regarding money transmission. 
HB 1033revise provisions regarding transaction of business by trust companies. 
HB 1034revise certain provisions regarding unemployment insurance contribution rates. 
HB 1035rename the unemployment insurance program to the reemployment assistance program. 
HB 1036revise provisions related to the Board of Technical Professions. 
HB 1037authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the construction of a regional sports complex at Northern State University and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1038authorize the demolition of a South Dakota State University building and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1039provide for the use of the Obligation Recovery Center by certain postsecondary technical institutes. 
HB 1040establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. 
HB 1041provide for the carrying of a concealed pistol without a permit. 
HB 1042exempt law enforcement from the requirements to be licensed as commercial drivers. 
HB 1043require the Department of Social Services to collect and report certain information regarding the military affiliation of a parent whose child is subject to a report of abuse or neglect. 
HB 1044authorize certain children who are subject to a pending military relocation to apply for enrollment in a school district. 
HB 1045revise the definition of campus security officers for purposes of the South Dakota Retirement System. 
HB 1046revise certain provisions regarding the attorney recruitment assistance program. 
HB 1047revise certain provisions regarding recommendations for treatment as a condition for probation. 
HB 1048authorize a public body to conduct certain deliberations in an executive or closed meeting. 
HB 1049revise certain provisions regarding driving after consuming certain drugs or substances. 
HB 1050revise certain provisions regarding the use and possession of scanning devices and reencoders. 
HB 1051establish the South Dakota state seal of civics literacy program. 
HB 1052revise certain provisions regarding the notice given to county commissioners for special sessions. 
HB 1053revise the value of gifts permitted for certain insurance advertising or promotional programs. 
HB 1054revise certain provisions regarding the possession of firearms on certain vehicles. 
HB 1055require parental notification and agreement before the institution of an order to withhold resuscitation from certain patients. 
HB 1056prohibit certain local ordinances regarding firearms. 


House Commemoration

HC 1001Honoring and commending the 2017-2018 Northern State University Wolves Men's Basketball Team for placing second in the NCAA Division II National Tournament. 
HC 1002Honoring the life of Beverly Smith. 


House Concurrent Resolution

HCR 1001Supporting the Governor's efforts to fuel the state fleet with premium E-30 fuel. 


Senate Bill

SB 1add a legislator to the membership of the Extraordinary Cost Oversight Board, to establish the board in statute, and to repeal the administrative rules creating the board. 
SB 2adjust for inflation the amount of the special education appropriation that may be set aside for extraordinary expenses. 
SB 3create the Special Education Task Force. 
SB 4revise certain provisions regarding the classification of agricultural land for property tax purposes. 
SB 5codify legislation enacted in 2018. 
SB 6revise certain provisions regarding sonogram and heart auscultation prior to an abortion. 
SB 7revise certain provisions regarding prohibited activities near polling places. 
SB 8provide for a statewide resource information system. 
SB 9provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. 
SB 10update references to certain federal motor carrier regulations. 
SB 11revise certain provisions regarding the granting of work permits to minors who refuse to submit to chemical analyses. 
SB 12revise certain provisions pertaining to the disqualification of commercial driver license holders for failure to consent to chemical analyses. 
SB 13revise certain provisions regarding authorization for public transportation assistance grants. 
SB 14define solar energy facilities and to establish certain provisions regarding solar energy permits. 
SB 15extend the timeline for granting wind energy permits. 
SB 16establish certain provisions regarding financial security for the decommissioning of wind turbines. 
SB 17revise certain provisions regarding certain indemnity bonds that the Public Utilities Commission may require. 
SB 18update certain references to federal laws and regulations regarding pipeline safety inspections and to increase the maximum civil penalty for certain pipeline safety violations. 
SB 19repeal presumptive probation. 
SB 20update certain provisions regarding consumer protection. 
SB 21authorize certain tobacco manufacturers to assign to the state the interest of the manufacturer in any money in a qualified escrow fund. 
SB 22place certain substances on the controlled substances schedule and to declare an emergency. 
SB 23revise certain references to repealed or obsolete provisions regarding the Department of Education. 
SB 24revise certain provisions relating to state assessments. 
SB 25revise the authority of Department of Revenue special agents. 
SB 26clarify certain provisions regarding the regulation of limited gaming in Deadwood, South Dakota. 
SB 27repeal the annual license fee for coin operated washers and dryers. 
SB 28repeal provisions regarding the amusement device tax and amusement device registration. 
SB 29revise provisions related to unclaimed property and to declare an emergency. 
SB 30remove certain unnecessary federal references and dates from certain provisions relating to the Department of Social Services. 
SB 31revise certain provisions regarding criminal background checks for assistant behavior analysts and paraprofessionals. 
SB 32revise the composition of the South Dakota Board of Social Work Examiners. 
SB 33authorize the commissioner of school and public lands to sell and acquire certain real property. 
SB 34make an appropriation for the replacement of the Elm Lake Dam spillway and to declare an emergency. 
SB 35revise and repeal provisions regarding revocation of occupational licenses. 
SB 36revise the membership of the State Workers' Compensation Advisory Council. 
SB 37revise certain provisions regarding association health plans. 
SB 38provide for the carrying of a concealed pistol without a permit. 
SB 39prohibit the state employment of certain relatives. 
SB 40authorize the transfer of certain real property to the Animal Industry Board. 
SB 41provide for the disposition of South Dakota Building Authority refinancing revenues for the Board of Regents. 
SB 42revise the definition of campus security officers for purposes of the South Dakota Retirement System. 
SB 43redirect funding to a collaborative program in rural veterinary medical education and to provide tax revenue for the support of veterinary students. 
SB 44revise the permanent endowment trust, to authorize the Board of Regents to sell certain extraneous real property and to purchase certain real property, to make an appropriation of sale proceeds, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 45revise the provisions regarding the filing of a statement of additional issues on appeal in certain contested cases. 
SB 46repeal provisions regarding river basin natural resource districts 
SB 47repeal and revise certain provisions regarding permits to carry a concealed pistol. 
SB 48authorize certain improvement districts to issue convention facility on-sale licenses to sell alcoholic beverages. 
SB 49declare void the transgender procedure adopted by the South Dakota High School Activities Association and to establish a determinant in identifying a student's sexual identity for the purpose of participation in high school athletics. 
SB 50remove restrictions regarding the carrying of a concealed weapon in the state capitol by permit holders. 
SB 51revise certain provisions regarding trusts. 
SB 52provide for the addition of a half unit of civics education to the units of credit required for high school graduation. 
SB 53revise certain rule-making authority regarding alcoholic beverage discounts. 
SB 54regulate the use of care and maintenance funds by perpetual care cemeteries. 
SB 55require the national motto of the United States to be displayed in public schools. 
SB 56revise certain provision regarding the regulation of fireworks. 


Senate Commemoration

SC 1Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Sergeant Steve Swenson upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SC 2Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Lieutenant Paul Gerken upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SC 3Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Sergeant Trooper Darren Hall upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SC 4Honoring and commending South Dakota State University for its ten-year anniversary as a successful NCAA Division I university. 
SC 5Congratulating and recognizing Chris Nilsen from the University of South Dakota on breaking the NCAA Championship men's pole vault meet record. 
SC 6Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Track and Field Team for their outstanding athletic performance upon winning their first Summit League Outdoor Championship in the 2018 season. 
SC 7Commending and honoring the Parker School District Board of Education on their selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota School Board Award of Excellence recipient for 2018. 


Senate Concurrent Resolution

SCR 1Urging Congress to increase federal funding for special education. 
SCR 2To provide for legislative task forces to study, report, and develop and consider recommendations and proposed legislation regarding sustainable improvements to the continuum of mental health services available in the state. 
SCR 3Commending, honoring, and thanking South Dakota's numerous women veterans for their service to our country and state. 
SCR 4Commending and thanking the men and women of the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), urging Congress and the President to fund construction of steel barriers and border control impediments along with the strengthening of current border control infrastructure, and urging Congress and the President to ensure compliance with and enforcement of federal immigration laws. 
SCR 5Commending Senators John Thune and Mike Rounds for their votes to confirm Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the United States Supreme Court, and wishing Associate Justice Kavanaugh well in his new role. 


Senate Joint Resolution

SJR 1Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, related to terms of office for members of the Legislature.