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Committees
Bills Sponsored

Thomas A Dempster

Primary Sponsor

Bill Title
HB 1002 revise the requirements for determining whether dwellings are eligible to be classified as owner-occupied single-family dwellings.
HB 1104 limit the damages that may be awarded in a medical malpractice action against a podiatrist.
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 1159 allow intrastate shipment of wine to consumers by farm wineries.
HB 1196 establish a vaccination program for first responders.
HB 1245 revise certain provisions regarding the use of automated external defibrillators.
HC 1005 Honoring the 2004 Sioux Falls O' Gorman Knights football team and the students and staff involved in the football program as 2004 Class AA State High School Football Champions.
HC 1006 Honoring the 2004 West Central Trojans High School football team, coaches, and staff, on an unprecedented five state championships in a row.
SB 4 establish certain subclassifications for agricultural property.
SB 105 revise the procedure for disposing certain surplus property.
SB 109 revise certain provisions relating to the modification of credit card agreements.
SB 111 provide for the effective date of municipal and county administrative decisions.
SB 153 authorize certain dental hygienists to perform limited services to persons not currently under the care of a dentist.
SB 162 revise the requirements for physician licensure under certain circumstances.
SB 163 authorize certain multiple employer trusts.
SB 169 require hospitals to report the charges for certain diagnostic-related groups.
SB 195 permit certain licensed agents of the Department of Revenue and Regulation to collect and retain authorized convenience fees for the performance of certain duties in lieu of administrative costs.

Co Sponsor

Bill Title
HB 1001 revise the definition of arms-length transactions for the purposes of assessing real property.
HB 1003 revise certain provisions concerning the determination of agricultural income values for classifying nonagricultural acreages.
HB 1092 provide for a commercial real estate broker lien.
HB 1095 provide for a drug screening program for certain facilities providing patient or resident care or supervision.
HB 1113 increase the tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products, to dedicate the revenue for tobacco prevention and cessation programs and property tax reduction, and to make an appropriation therefor.
HB 1124 appropriate money for education enhancement.
HB 1141 revise certain provisions on how real property sales are used to assess real property and to lower the general fund levies of school districts.
HB 1167 provide for the development of a statewide 211 system for the purpose of providing information about community services and to make an appropriation therefor.
HB 1177 classify certain persons as residents for purposes of higher education tuition.
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 1182 establish a refundable checkoff program for cattle.
HB 1200 revise certain provisions permitting certain decisions of a planning commission to be overruled by other public bodies.
HB 1218 provide disclosure of fee schedules between health carriers and participating providers.
HB 1223 establish the South Dakota Native American Youth Conservation Program.
HB 1229 require standards for certain family day care providers.
HB 1230 require certain children to be in a booster seat when in a motor vehicle and to provide that certain penalties be waived if a child passenger restraint system or booster seat is acquired.
HB 1231 increase the length of time for which nationally certified teachers receive stipends.
HB 1241 create the Student Achievement Enhancement Grant Program and to make an appropriation therefor.
HC 1004 Commending and honoring James Oliver for receiving the 2004 New York Times Librarian Award.
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 1016 Commending and honoring the 2003-2004 Chester "Flyers" High School boys basketball team for winning their first state title in the Class A Boys State Basketball Tournament.
HC 1017 Commending and honoring the Madison Post 25 Legion players as the State B American Legion Baseball Tournament Champions.
HC 1021 Commending and honoring Peter Severson of Sioux Falls for his success in the Jeopardy! Teen Tournament, for his academic excellence, and for his efforts to help others.
HC 1025 Honoring Molly Stehly, a seventh-grade student at Memorial Middle School in Sioux Falls for receiving the Prudential Spirit of Community Award in South Dakota for the middle school student category.
HC 1029 Commending and honoring the 2004-2005 O'Gorman Knights gymnastics team for their fourth straight title in the Class AA Gymnastics State Tournament.
HC 1030 Honoring the Institute of American Indian Studies at the University of South Dakota and the Center for American Indian Studies at Black Hills State University.
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.
HCR 1003 Expressing the gratitude of South Dakota to Thomas A. Daschle for his distinguished service to state and nation.
HCR 1004 Supporting a Taiwan-United States free trade agreement.
HCR 1005 Concerning endorsement of the participation of Taiwan in the World Health Organization.
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 1019 Setting forth certain legislative policy recommendations to the secretary of the Department of Game, Fish and Parks regarding ongoing efforts to improve communications and to resolve complaints among landowners, sportsmen, and the department.
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 1 revise the method used to determine the capacity of land to produce agricultural products.
SB 5 permit adjustment for certain factors that may affect the agricultural income value of land.
SB 72 include legal costs as allowable expenditures from the special education fund.
SB 83 revise the seller's property condition disclosure statement.
SB 87 revise certain provisions regarding the collection of taxes imposed on the services of a lawyer.
SB 92 define a recreation vehicle, to exempt certain recreation vehicles from the maximum width restrictions for a vehicle, and to provide a length limitation for motor vehicles.
SB 93 authorize qualified dispositions in trust.
SB 115 revise the eligibility criteria for the sales tax on food refund program.
SB 116 revise certain provisions relating to the Richard Hagen-Minerva Harvey Scholarship Program.
SB 120 revise certain requirements related to the identification of voters.
SB 121 revise the authority of the Public Utilities Commission to approve the sale or transfer of telecommunications exchanges and to revise the provisions concerning the obligation of telecommunications companies to report consolidations, mergers, and changes to control.
SB 125 exempt transfers of funds from certain municipal revenue producing ventures from the calculation of the general fund balance of school districts.
SB 128 revise certain provisions relating to the assessment and valuation of real property and to lower the general fund levies of school districts.
SB 129 prohibit the display of social security numbers on driver licenses or nondriver identification cards.
SB 135 increase the promotional fee on wheat.
SB 141 authorize consumer power districts to supply or transport natural or artificial gas.
SB 142 increase the tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products, to dedicate the revenue for tobacco prevention and cessation programs and property tax reduction, and to make an appropriation therefor.
SB 154 exempt certain entities from the lending license fees and surety bond requirements and bank franchise taxes.
SB 155 specifically exempt certain political subdivisions from the imposition of the sales and use tax.
SB 161 make an appropriation to the state library to support information literacy skills.
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 193 revise certain provisions regarding the performance of abortions on unemancipated minors and those found to be incompetent.
SB 218 create the South Dakota Energy Infrastructure Authority, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency.
SC 2 Honoring and supporting Czech Days in Tabor, South Dakota on the occasion of its fifty-seventh anniversary.
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 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 22 Honoring Valerie Melmer for her outstanding commitment and dedication to the state legislative page program.
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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