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Committees
Bills Sponsored

Mel Olson

Primary Sponsor

Bill Title
HCR 1012 Requesting the Federal Communications Commission to reconsider its order on local number portability.
SB 66 revise the definition of an abused or neglected child to include exposure to the manufacturing of methamphetamines.
SB 118 delay the implementation of the Streamlined Sales Tax Agreement for municipalities and to declare an emergency.
SB 119 repeal certain provisions of the streamlined sales tax project and to exempt the purchase of food from sales and use taxes.
SB 133 establish the Motor Fuel Fair Competition Act for retail dealers and to establish certain civil penalties.
SB 141 revise the composition of the advisory panel to the risk pool board.
SB 172 revise the conditions for increasing the property tax levy in certain unorganized townships.

Co Sponsor

Bill Title
HB 1087 revise the property tax levies for the general fund of a school district.
HB 1088 provide for the certification of canine teams by the law enforcement officers standards commission.
HB 1089 increase the financial incentive for three or more school districts to consolidate.
HB 1094 revise certain provisions regarding the grounds for cancellation, revocation, suspension, or limitation of a physician's license.
HB 1095 revise certain provisions regarding limited permits for occupational therapists.
HB 1097 revise certain provisions regarding renewal of a physician's license.
HB 1104 define felony aggravated indecent exposure as a sex crime for purposes of the registration of convicted sex offenders.
HB 1109 decrease the sales and use tax on the purchase of food as the revenue from the streamlined sales tax project increases and to exempt the sales and use tax on the purchase of food when the revenue from the streamlined sales tax project reaches a certain level.
HB 1111 clarify the regulation of ephedrine and to declare an emergency.
HB 1113 revise certain provisions regarding athletic trainers.
HB 1114 revise certain provisions related to school district boundary changes.
HB 1118 authorize banks to enter into debt cancellation and debt suspension contracts and to exempt such contracts from insurance regulations.
HB 1124 revise certain voting and participation requirements related to bond issues involving two or more political subdivisions.
HB 1133 allow students in need of special education to open enroll without a joint individual education program team meeting under certain circumstances.
HB 1144 revise certain fees charged by the Division of Banking and to declare an emergency.
HB 1150 revise the index factor in the state aid to education formula.
HB 1152 authorize the South Dakota Building Authority, the Office of the Attorney General, and the Department of Public Safety to contract for the construction of a law enforcement training academy, a criminal forensic laboratory, and a criminal justice and emergency operations center building in Pierre, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency.
HB 1153 create a constitutional revision commission to make a comprehensive study of the legislative article and related statutes and to consider and recommend legislation for the improvement of the legislative article and related statutes.
HB 1155 appropriate money to enhance education in the state.
HB 1174 revise certain provisions regarding public records kept by state agencies.
HB 1194 limit the terms of certain conservation easements.
HB 1202 create a task force to study state and local government.
HB 1212 extend visitation rights to great-grandparents under the same circumstances as grandparents.
HB 1213 revise the list of elected officials who may fill a vacancy in the office of the Governor.
HB 1219 exempt certain low income individuals from sales tax on food.
HB 1222 designate the seventeenth day of April as Joe Foss Day.
HB 1223 direct the expenditure of education enhancement trust fund earnings in the state.
HB 1225 repeal certain provisions relating to the disclosure of certain information by a state agency investigating or auditing certain private entities.
HB 1226 require an interim study of the administration and status of Bear Butte.
HB 1227 provide an exception to the fees that may be charged by a notary public for certain instruments and to declare an emergency.
HB 1245 allow school districts to purchase property insurance using capital outlay funds.
HB 1262 require payment of unused vacation hours upon termination of employment.
HB 1266 revise certain provisions relating to notice of certain persons in estate litigation.
HB 1272 revise certain provisions regarding the use of automated external defibrillators.
HB 1274 provide protocols for cardiopulmonary resuscitation directives.
HB 1275 require chemical tests of drivers involved in accidents resulting in serious bodily injury.
HB 1287 revise the authority of the Governor in time of disaster, terrorist attack, or emergency.
HB 1291 create a commission on youth development strategies on the reservations in South Dakota.
HB 1292 provide for the rescission of a person's privilege to refuse to submit to the withdrawal of blood or urine for driving so as to endanger the life of a child and to provide for a separate misdemeanor penalty.
HC 1006 Honoring the public achievements of "Thanks to Scandinavia".
HC 1007 Honoring the 2003 Champion Canova 15-16 year old Teener Baseball Team and the parents and coaching staff involved in the teener baseball program.
HC 1008 Honoring the 2003 Howard 13-14 year old Teener Baseball Team and the parents and coaching staff involved in the teener baseball program.
HC 1014 Commending and honoring Sherri Becker, a teacher at Mitchell Middle School, on being selected as a recipient of the 2003 Milken National Educator Award.
HC 1015 Honoring Evelyn Nystrom for her outstanding and loyal service to the South Dakota House of Representatives.
HC 1017 Congratulating the city of Marion on its quasquicentennial celebration.
HC 1018 Congratulating the town of Freeman on its 125th birthday celebration.
HC 1019 Congratulating the town of Tyndall on its 125th anniversary celebration of its founding.
HC 1020 Congratulating the community of Menno on the 125th anniversary celebration of its founding.
HC 1021 Honoring Barbara Ohleen of Webster as South Dakota's 2003 Secondary Guidance Counselor of the Year.
HC 1022 Honoring the 2003 State Champion Webster Bearcats High School football team and the students and staff involved in the football program.
HC 1023 Honoring the 2004 Madison Bulldogs Gymnastics Team and the students and staff involved in the program.
HC 1024 Honoring the 2004 O'Gorman Knights Gymnastics Team and the students and staff involved in the program.
HCR 1003 Acknowledging the Highway Patrol and Capitol Security for all their efforts to ensure safety in the State Capitol Building during the 2004 Legislative Session.
HCR 1005 Expressing the deep respect of the Legislature on the occasion of the passing of Loren Carlson.
HCR 1006 Urging all South Dakotans to use biodiesel whenever possible.
HCR 1007 Requesting South Dakota's congressional delegation to work to maintain the automated flight service station in Huron as staffed by federal air traffic control flight service specialists.
HCR 1008 Declaring February sixth as Ronald Reagan Day in South Dakota.
HCR 1009 Honoring the public achievements of Thanks to Scandinavia.
HCR 1017 Urging the United States Congress to provide sufficient funding to South Dakota water projects.
HCR 1018 Urging the United States Congress and President George W. Bush to fully fund the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.
HCR 1021 Urging the Governor to ensure the availability of state funds to provide for motor fuel tax refunds to members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
HJR 1001 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article IV, section 3 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, establishing certain procedures for the Governor to follow when granting pardons.
HJR 1003 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election amendments to Article VIII of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota to authorize the provision of certain services to all children of school age.
SB 83 revise the time period when a holder of a restricted minor's permit may operate a motor vehicle.
SB 93 provide that certain third and subsequent violations of protection orders are felony offenses.
SB 106 appropriate money for the Northern Crops Institute.
SB 112 require state agencies promulgating rules pursuant to the Administrative Procedures Act to provide an impact statement on small business.
SB 125 appropriate money for postsecondary technical education enhancement.
SB 128 revise the calculation of state aid to education.
SB 150 appropriate money to enhance the quality of education in the state.
SB 163 revise certain county zoning laws to provide for certain agricultural zoning.
SB 164 revise certain provisions relating to the county zoning laws.
SB 171 revise certain provisions concerning the organization of civil townships.
SB 173 to clarify the alternative certification requirements for school administrators.
SB 217 authorize the Board of Regents to construct a thermophilic anaerobic manure digestion system for the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency.
SB 218 revise certain provisions relating to state livestock ownership inspection, to revise the composition and duties of the State Brand Board, and to declare an emergency.
SC 1 Honoring and supporting Czech Days in Tabor, South Dakota, on the occasion of its fifty-sixth anniversary.
SC 3 Honoring and supporting the Kingsbury County Cattlemen's Association of South Dakota, on the occasion of the eighth anniversary of the Kingsbury County Cattlemen's Association Day.
SC 6 Recognizing and celebrating Habitat for Humanity in South Dakota and the accomplishment of building two hundred homes in South Dakota.
SC 9 Honoring South Dakota native Adam Vinatieri for kicking the game-winning field goal in Super Bowl XXXVIII.
SC 10 Recognizing and honoring Carole Skinner of Miller for earning the title of Female International Whistling Champion for 2002 and 2003.
SC 11 Honoring Peyton Healy for receiving a 2004 Prudential Spirit of Community Award.
SC 12 Commending and honoring Sandy Bales for her outstanding service to the Legislative Research Council.
SCR 4 Supporting the development of wind energy in the upper Midwest.


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