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Ben Nesselhuf

Primary Sponsor

Bill Title
HB 1121 provide for the purchase, sale, or transfer of certain solid waste or recyclable materials by local government entities and to revise certain provisions related to the operation of solid waste and recycling facilities.
HB 1151 exempt the sale of coins, currency, and bullion from sales and use taxes.
HB 1181 impose a sales and use tax on certain advertising services for the purpose of funding an energy assistance program for certain nursing homes, community service organizations, juvenile corrections placement agencies, and adjustment training centers.
HB 1187 provide for the abatement or refund of property taxes on certain owner-occupied single-family dwellings owned by persons in the military and to declare an emergency.
HB 1226 revise provisions related to water project district voter eligibility.
HB 1312 direct the Legislative Research Council and the state agencies to use certain approved terminologies when referring to persons with disabilities in the preparation of legislation and rules.
HC 1006 Commending and honoring Representative Eldon Nygaard for receiving recognition from the Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program.
HC 1031 Recognizing Jeanette R. Nygaard for her service as page, intern, and aide with the South Dakota Legislature, the United States Congress, and the United States Department of State.
HCR 1007 Encouraging the Legislature of the State of South Dakota to continue in its practice and to further examine using people first language, which will acknowledge individuals as people before they acknowledge any disability.
SB 109 exempt from motor vehicle license fees certain motor vehicles used to transport children to and from certain head start programs.
SB 180 provide for the recognition of certain adoption orders from foreign jurisdictions and to provide for the issuance of birth certificates for certain inter-country adoptions.
SB 187 provide for appropriate emergency health care for rape survivors and to require health care facilities and the Department of Health to provide information to rape survivors.
SC 23 Recognizing Elvie DeJong of Chancellor on the occasion of her 98th birthday.

Co Sponsor

Bill Title
HB 1103 revise certain requirements of vehicle and boat dealers to post damage disclosure statement notices.
HB 1110 increase the fines for certain violations of local ordinances.
HB 1117 permit the extending of the duration of stalking and protection orders.
HB 1124 add the solicitation to commit a crime to certain criminal provisions.
HB 1137 prohibit certain money lenders from providing a subsequent short-term consumer loan without some intervening time.
HB 1142 increase the amounts of the annual awards given to recipients of the South Dakota opportunity scholarship.
HB 1144 limit the transfer of contested Public Utilities Commission cases to the Office of Hearing Examiners.
HB 1154 revise the provisions concerning the addition of noncontiguous property to certain business improvement districts that have a common zoning designation.
HB 1158 provide immunity for school districts in facilitating computer usage.
HB 1161 revise the elements of the crime of first degree robbery.
HB 1165 revise certain provisions concerning notice and hearing requirements for vacating a municipal street or alley.
HB 1169 establish the Zaniya Project Task Force, to prescribe its mission and composition, and to declare an emergency.
HB 1172 clarify certain limits placed on persons lending money.
HB 1174 increase the maximum amount for which used motor vehicles may be sold or transferred to be exempt from excise tax.
HB 1188 prohibit the recovery of property damage loss for persons not having proof of financial responsibility at the time of a motor vehicle accident.
HB 1190 allow the evidence of the failure to wear a safety belt to mitigate damages under certain circumstances.
HB 1195 repeal the death penalty and commute certain death sentences to life imprisonment.
HB 1207 provide for the practice of independent midwifery.
HB 1211 revise the deadline for owner-occupants to file the certificate requesting an owner-occupied classification.
HB 1212 implement the recommendations of the Indian Child Welfare Act Commission.
HB 1213 establish legislative finding related to the composition of the Board of Pardons and Paroles.
HB 1216 revise the deadline for voter registration before an election.
HB 1217 require certain signs to identify polling places on election day.
HB 1223 reauthorize the construction of nursing facilities on American Indian reservations under certain circumstances.
HB 1238 allow the Board of Regents to independently acquire products and services relative to information technology.
HB 1239 revise the index factor used to determine the per student allocation of state aid to education.
HB 1256 revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2007 regarding appropriations to the Office of School and Public Lands, and to declare an emergency.
HB 1260 repeal certain provisions regarding the treatment of Indian tribes for purposes of unemployment insurance.
HB 1267 allow nurse midwives to practice as independent practitioners.
HB 1268 appropriate money for Teach for America.
HB 1271 create a drug court program in the Unified Judicial System and make an appropriation therefor.
HB 1272 provide for an early presidential primary.
HB 1286 require that records of archaeological sites be maintained and to provide that certain records remain confidential.
HB 1297 establish a pilot program to gather certain statistics regarding traffic law enforcement to be collected and maintained.
HC 1003 Honoring the 2006 National American University volleyball team for winning the 2006 NAIA Volleyball National Title.
HC 1004 Honoring Tyler Crissman of Sioux Falls as the 2006 South Dakota Young Male Referee of the Year.
HC 1005 Congratulating and honoring Dr. Rick Melmer on his election as President-Elect of the Council of Chief State School Officers.
HC 1010 Recognizing and honoring Jennifer Mellette of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe as Miss Standing Rock 2006-2007 and for her achievements and service.
HC 1011 Honoring Charlotte Mohling of Wessington Springs as South Dakota's 2007 Teacher of the Year.
HC 1022 Honoring Larry E. Gabriel for his lifelong dedication and contributions to the citizens of South Dakota.
HCR 1003 To request the Department of Transportation to help promote and help direct travelers to the Oyate Trail.
HCR 1005 Expressing the Legislature's regret for the loss of Eleanor McGovern.
HCR 1009 Requesting the Congress and the President of the United States to reauthorize the federal Indian Health Care Improvement Act.
HCR 1010 Requesting the National Farm Service Agency to reconsider the closure of certain county Farm Service Agency offices.
SB 87 permit school district boards to consist of a combination of members who are elected at large and by member representation areas.
SB 91 provide for an order of joint physical care over certain children whose parents exercise joint legal custody.
SB 92 increase the real estate transfer fee.
SB 95 establish a State Board of Technical Institutes, to provide for its powers, duties, and responsibilities, and to provide for the transfer of authority over public postsecondary technical education from the Department of Education to the State Board of Technical Institutes.
SB 101 establish a governance policy for school boards.
SB 110 provide for certain increases in the state minimum wage.
SB 112 authorize funding for certain tribal colleges to defray certain costs associated with educating nonbeneficiary students at tribal colleges and to make an appropriation therefor.
SB 115 revise certain provisions regarding the rule-making authority of the Board of Education.
SB 116 provide a legislative deadline for the adoption of the budget for the Department of Education.
SB 117 increase general funding for school districts, to impose a temporary limit on the growth of state general fund spending, and to suspend the transfer of moneys from the general fund to the budget reserve fund, and to the property tax reduction fund.
SB 123 provide that sheriffs receive payment for marshaling assets for an execution of judgment or execution sale even if no sale occurs.
SB 126 provide a defense of mutual mistake to certain adverse possession claims.
SB 127 require the disclosure of known contamination of waterways on property condition disclosure statements.
SB 131 require that all state residents obtain health insurance, to provide assistance to those who cannot afford health insurance, and to provide penalties for those who can afford health insurance but do not have health insurance.
SB 135 increase the minimum salary payable to county officials, state's attorneys, and sheriffs.
SB 143 appropriate funds to provide for the South Dakota Virtual Library.
SB 157 revise the funding for K-12 education.
SB 158 provide for an additional one-time one percent pay supplement to state employees.
SB 160 require timely honoring of rebates and to provide a private cause of action.
SB 161 repeal the death penalty and commute certain death sentences to life imprisonment.
SB 162 establish an alcohol and drug addiction counselor loan forgiveness program and to make an appropriation therefor.
SB 167 revise the daily bag limit for pheasants on private shooting preserves.
SB 169 provide for the formation of a legislative ethics committee and to provide for the recommendation of legislative codes of ethics.
SB 170 provide for a study of medicaid.
SB 176 establish the South Dakota small business equity infusion subfund and to provide for its funding and disbursement.
SB 177 establish a commission to study tax reform and to provide for its composition, scope, and administration.
SB 181 allow a county to issue off-sale wine dealer's licenses to certain destination facilities.
SB 193 prohibit the abuse of certain elderly persons and to revise certain provisions regarding the abuse of disabled adults.
SB 195 allow member schools of the South Dakota High School Activities Association to provide a portion of certain admissions fees to local organizations that support interscholastic activities.
SB 209 create the South Dakota Boxing Commission and to provide for the supervision of boxing, kickboxing, mixed martial arts, wrestling, and sparring exhibitions in the state.
SB 211 prohibit the interchange of anti-epileptic drugs without prior notification and consent.
SB 217 revise certain provisions regarding records that are open for inspection.
SC 17 Commending and honoring Michelle Sanger for receiving the Prudential Spirit of Community Award for being one of the top volunteers in South Dakota.
SC 18 Commending and honoring Adam Ochsner for receiving the Prudential Spirit of Community Award for being one of the top volunteers in South Dakota.
SC 22 Commending and honoring the 2006-2007 Madison High School Lady Bulldogs Gymnastics Team for their thirteenth straight championship title in the Class A Gymnastics State Tournament and for tying the national record for consecutive gymnastics state championships.
SCR 1 Expressing the Legislature's support and hope for a full recovery for United States Senator Tim Johnson.
SCR 2 Encouraging all school districts in South Dakota to adopt the Standards for Food and Beverages as outlined in the South Dakota Department of Education Model Wellness Policy.
SCR 6 Supporting mandatory implementation of Federal Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) laws passed by Congress in 2002.
SR 1 Honoring the life, achievements, and indomitable spirit of Doctor William O. Farber, Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of South Dakota.
SR 2 Expressing the South Dakota Legislature's gratitude and support for all military personnel's sacrifice in the ongoing war against terrorism, especially those in harm's way in Iraq and Afghanistan.


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