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Committees
Bills Sponsored

Ben Nesselhuf

Primary Sponsor

Bill Title
HB 1115 require that supplemental coverages be made available with automobile liability policies.
HB 1134 allow the evidence of the failure to wear a safety belt to mitigate damages under certain circumstances.
HC 1014 Honoring Gretchen Ludeman for her outstanding commitment and dedication to the field of teaching and to the youth of our state.
SB 79 update certain provisions regarding the definition of impairment for workers' compensation purposes.
SB 138 affect the premiums for persons with guarantee issue health plans.
SB 139 establish certain requirements for insurance policies covering certain long-term care services.
SB 186 revise the penalties for the improper notarization of certain documents and to establish civil penalties for improper notarization of certain documents pertaining to elections or the election process.
SB 213 appropriate money for the W. H. Over Museum.
SC 12 Honoring and recognizing Michelle Rydell of Vermillion for her exemplary volunteer service, leading to her receiving the 2005 Prudential Spirit of Community Award.

Co Sponsor

Bill Title
HB 1084 revise the circumstances for when special elections for home rule charters shall be called.
HB 1094 provide for the division of farm mutual insurance companies.
HB 1101 except contracts of independent contractors who are captive insurance agents from the prohibition against contracts in restraint of trade.
HB 1106 revise the duties of certain licensed mental health professionals with regard to certain insanity and guilty-but-mentally-ill proceedings.
HB 1112 create the pre-kindergarten initiative pilot program and to provide for its funding.
HB 1116 exempt persons who have not been drinking from charges of open container in a motor vehicle.
HB 1122 provide certain contractor's excise, sales, and use tax refunds.
HB 1124 appropriate money for education enhancement.
HB 1132 clarify the composition of the board of mental illness if two or more counties jointly establish a board.
HB 1133 authorize additional persons to serve mental illness commitment papers.
HB 1140 revise the calculation of state aid to education and report.
HB 1150 appropriate money for the Northern Crops Institute.
HB 1154 limit municipal annexation near regional airport authorities.
HB 1159 allow intrastate shipment of wine to consumers by farm wineries.
HB 1161 appropriate funds for reimbursement for care of residents of nursing facilities.
HB 1163 allow Vietnam veterans to receive honorary high school diplomas.
HB 1164 revise certain provisions regarding the allowance for support when a divorce is granted.
HB 1169 clarify certain procedures for terminating or nonrenewing a teacher's contract.
HB 1176 revise the index factor and the procedure for determining the per student allocation.
HB 1180 revise certain provisions concerning business improvement districts and to exempt general occupational tax receipts from the sales and gross receipts taxes.
HB 1181 exempt certain amateur sports officials from sales tax.
HB 1204 require certain statistics regarding traffic law enforcement to be collected and maintained.
HB 1206 revise certain provisions regarding the issuance of noncommercial motor vehicle license plates.
HB 1207 increase the school term and to compensate school districts for the increase.
HB 1211 revise certain provisions regarding the reduction of unemployment benefits.
HB 1227 revise certain provisions concerning the hiring by school districts of persons convicted of felony drug distribution.
HB 1229 require standards for certain family day care providers.
HB 1231 increase the length of time for which nationally certified teachers receive stipends.
HB 1235 revise the index factor for determining the per student allocation.
HC 1008 Honoring an outstanding South Dakota legislator and baseball participant and coach, Representative David Gassman, for his upcoming induction into the South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame.
HC 1027 Commending and honoring Mike Grosek, owner of Mike's Jack and Jill in Webster, for being named South Dakota Retailer of the Year.
HC 1031 Commending and honoring Kelly Fawcett for receiving the Prudential Spirit of Community Award for being one of the top volunteers in South Dakota.
HC 1033 Honoring the State Champion Webster Bearcats High School wrestling team and the students and staff involved in the program.
HC 1034 Honoring Trevor Jacobs, the first wrestler from Pine Ridge to win a state wrestling title.
HCR 1003 Expressing the gratitude of South Dakota to Thomas A. Daschle for his distinguished service to state and nation.
HCR 1008 Requesting the President and Congress to support Mandatory Country of Origin Labeling of agricultural products.
HCR 1009 Requesting the Corps of Engineers to accept Governor Rounds' Missouri River conservation proposals.
HCR 1013 Requesting the Congress of the United States to direct the Corps of Engineers to address and rectify the problems caused by the accumulation of sediment in the Missouri River main stem reservoirs.
HCR 1016 Urging Congress to fund the Sioux Nation Cultural Center.
HCR 1023 Requesting South Dakota's congressional delegation to support federal legislation to maintain the automated flight service station in Huron as staffed by federal air traffic control flight service specialists.
SB 80 provide certain electric power generation facilities a refund of the contractor's excise tax.
SB 87 revise certain provisions regarding the collection of taxes imposed on the services of a lawyer.
SB 90 revise the factors to be considered in designating the state trunk highway system and to add a section of highway located in Turner County and McCook County to the state trunk highway system consistent with such factors.
SB 96 allow municipalities to offer certain services at public facilities and to declare an emergency.
SB 98 provide for specific penalties for certain fifth and subsequent offense driving under the influence convictions.
SB 103 authorize the funding of public transportation from the state highway fund and to repeal certain obsolete provisions regarding the state highway fund.
SB 107 license cigarette manufacturers, distributors, and retailers and to regulate the sale and shipment of cigarettes.
SB 137 allow local units of government to regulate the sales, distribution, and use of tobacco products.
SB 141 authorize consumer power districts to supply or transport natural or artificial gas.
SB 148 require an interim study of wind energy.
SB 150 permit certain services to be provided by municipal officials.
SB 153 authorize certain dental hygienists to perform limited services to persons not currently under the care of a dentist.
SB 166 provide that health education be factual, medically accurate, and objective.
SB 168 ensure appropriate emergency health care for certain rape survivors and to require health care facilities and the Department of Health to provide information to certain rape survivors.
SB 175 provide for the removal of certain noncommercial motor vehicle license plates from a motor vehicle if the ownership of the vehicle is transferred and to make an appropriation to provide for the administration thereof.
SB 192 establish wine shipper licenses and to provide for certain shipments of wine.
SB 194 revise certain provisions regarding abandoned motor vehicles.
SB 214 provide tax refunds for certain soybean and biodiesel facilities.
SB 218 create the South Dakota Energy Infrastructure Authority, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency.
SC 3 Recognizing and honoring Erin Tycz of Tyndall for recently being selected as Miss Czech-Slovak USA Queen.
SC 5 Honoring Amber Stern of Freeman, South Dakota, Girls State Governor, and Jon Brockhoft of Winner, 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.
SC 6 Honoring and supporting the Sgt. Floyd Honor Guard for their representation on the two hundredth anniversary of the Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery and Exploration of South Dakota.
SC 7 Commending and honoring the 2003-2004 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: Mark Froke, Vermillion, School Superintendents Association; Janet Karel, McCook Central/Salem, Business Officials Association; Betty Ann Bringman, Eagle Butte, Elementary School Principals Association; Dan Leikvold, Spearfish, Secondary School Principals Association; Suzanne Hegg, Sioux Valley/Volga, Secondary/Middle School Principals Association; Peggy Blair, Aberdeen, Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development; and Dean Lindstrom, SE Area Coop-Beresford, South Dakota Council of Administrators of Special Education for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups.
SC 10 Commending and honoring the 2004 Habitat for Humanity—South Dakota "Habitat Supporters of the Year": First United Methodist Church, Huron, Beadle County Habitat for Humanity; Marlene Tobias, Rapid City, Black Hills Area Habitat for Humanity; Larson Manufacturing, Brookings, Brookings Area Habitat for Humanity; Terry Quilt, Fort Thompson, Dacotah Tipis Habitat for Humanity; Scott Parsley, Madison, East Central South Dakota Habitat for Humanity; Gary Lane, Sioux Falls, Greater Sioux Falls Habitat for Humanity; Wells Fargo Bank, Aberdeen, Hub Area Habitat for Humanity; Delmer Maeschen, Mitchell Region Habitat for Humanity; Reverend Howard Grinager and Paul Forney, Oahe Habitat for Humanity; State Bank of Eagle Butte, Okiciyapi Tipi Habitat for Humanity; Wells Fargo Bank, Mission, Sicangu Tikaga Okiciyapi Habitat for Humanity; Wells Fargo Bank, Watertown, Watertown Region Habitat for Humanity; Father Ben Tyon, Pine Ridge, Woihanble Yuwita Habitat for Humanity; Dr. Kenneth Halverson, Habitat for Humanity of Yankton County; and Holly Myers, Habitat for Humanity Midwest Resource Center.
SC 11 Honoring the memory of the late Senator Drue Vitter and his unfailing loyalty and promotion of his chosen home town of Hill City and the State of South Dakota.
SC 14 Recognizing the outstanding accomplishments of Diana Mach of Scotland as the 2004-2005 President of the South Dakota School Counselor Association.
SC 22 Honoring Valerie Melmer for her outstanding commitment and dedication to the state legislative page program.
SCR 1 Praising the dramatic progress at Crazy Horse Memorial and recognizing the memorial's year of renewing the dream of Chief Henry Standing Bear and sculptor Korczak Ziolkowski.
SCR 3 Recognizing October fifteenth as Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day.
SCR 5 Urging the members of the South Dakota Congressional delegation to sponsor and support the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Act.


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