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Thomas J Van Norman

Primary Sponsor

Bill Title
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 1214 revise the provisions concerning the types of taxes that the state may enter into compacts with Indian tribes.
HB 1215 require the South Dakota State Library to continue to circulate popular books to citizens.
HB 1216 revise the deadline for voter registration before an election.
HB 1217 require certain signs to identify polling places on election day.
HB 1260 repeal certain provisions regarding the treatment of Indian tribes for purposes of unemployment insurance.
HB 1297 establish a pilot program to gather certain statistics regarding traffic law enforcement to be collected and maintained.
HB 1310 provide access to voters for determining voter registration status and the location of polling places.
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.
SB 139 provide for the imposition of penalties as a result of specific prohibited conduct with respect to workers' compensation.
SB 140 preclude mitigated, corrected, uncorrected effects, or reduction in benefits when determining an award for benefits which may be subjected to the provisions governing temporary, partial, permanent partial or permanent total disability benefits.
SB 141 provide for the award of attorney's fees for the refusal or delay of insurers and self insured employers in the payment of workers' compensation or medical payments.
SB 142 provide for collection of certain workers' compensation by court order.
SB 150 provide for the timely submission and processing of certain information regarding workers' compensation claims and to provide for the imposition of civil penalties.
SB 151 provide for additional compensation awards to workers' compensation claimants due to unconscionable acts of the insurer or employer, to provide an award in addition to and, which is not intended to replace existing penalties, and to provide for administrative action against workers' compensation insurers under certain circumstances.
SB 152 provide for the imposition of civil penalties for failure to timely file certain workers' compensation reports.
SB 177 establish a commission to study tax reform and to provide for its composition, scope, and administration.
SB 200 prohibit the state and its political subdivisions from releasing or posting social security numbers on the internet or any other media or domain available to the public.
SB 201 provide for the reduction of the sales and use tax on certain food items.
SB 205 provide for incentives for the development of certain power production facilities utilizing renewable resources.
SB 208 place certain restrictions on the use of tanning devices by minors.
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 210 require the South Dakota State Library to continue to circulate popular books to citizens and to ensure that records are reviewed for historical significance before being discarded.
SB 217 revise certain provisions regarding records that are open for inspection.

Co Sponsor

Bill Title
HB 1129 provide for the conversion of certain cooperatives into business corporations.
HB 1159 create the facility equity fund to provide financial assistance to certain school districts with critical capital construction needs.
HB 1174 increase the maximum amount for which used motor vehicles may be sold or transferred to be exempt from excise tax.
HB 1186 revise the composition of the Commission on Health Care.
HB 1191 provide for increases in the state minimum wage.
HB 1221 appropriate money to enhance career and technical education in the state.
HB 1223 reauthorize the construction of nursing facilities on American Indian reservations under certain circumstances.
HB 1227 prohibit the issuance of certain alcoholic beverage licenses for establishments located near Bear Butte.
HB 1239 revise the index factor used to determine the per student allocation of state aid to education.
HB 1258 create an intensive methamphetamine treatment program and revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2007, and to declare an emergency.
HB 1267 allow nurse midwives to practice as independent practitioners.
HB 1282 provide medicaid coverage to certain families with children who have disabilities under the Family Opportunity Act.
HB 1283 appropriate money to fund the state option to purchase medicaid coverage for families with children who have disabilities under the Family Opportunity Act.
HB 1292 revise certain provisions regarding tax collection agreements with Indian tribes.
HB 1298 create the South Dakota Reservation Youth Resource Commission.
HB 1301 establish the rural victims' advocacy services grant program and to make an appropriation therefor.
HB 1306 revise certain provisions of administrative rules to authorize medical assistance under medicaid for certain youth on Indian reservations.
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 1003 Honoring the 2006 National American University volleyball team for winning the 2006 NAIA Volleyball National Title.
HC 1005 Congratulating and honoring Dr. Rick Melmer on his election as President-Elect of the Council of Chief State School Officers.
HC 1006 Commending and honoring Representative Eldon Nygaard for receiving recognition from the Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program.
HC 1011 Honoring Charlotte Mohling of Wessington Springs as South Dakota's 2007 Teacher of the Year.
HC 1021 Congratulating and commending Sydney Palmer, daughter of Jenifer and Todd Palmer, of Pierre, for winning the national championship of the NFL's Punt, Pass, and Kick Competition in the girls' 8-9 year division.
HC 1022 Honoring Larry E. Gabriel for his lifelong dedication and contributions to the citizens of South Dakota.
HC 1024 Honoring Desirae Wieseler of Orient as the 2007 South Dakota Junior Snow Queen.
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 1004 Requesting the Congress of the United States to direct the Corps of Engineers to address and rectify problems caused by the accumulation of sediment in the Missouri River main stem reservoirs.
HCR 1005 Expressing the Legislature's regret for the loss of Eleanor McGovern.
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.
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.
HR 1001 Honoring the life, achievements, and indomitable spirit of Doctor William O. Farber, Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of South Dakota.
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 113 require that certain local government decisions are subject to referendum.
SB 114 authorize the use of certain addresses by persons signing petitions.
SB 121 require financial assurances for certain concentrated animal feeding operations for the remediation of potential environmental damage.
SB 145 provide for the labeling of the origin of certain meat and meat products and to establish related penalties.
SB 167 revise the daily bag limit for pheasants on private shooting preserves.
SB 174 enhance education in the state and to make an appropriation therefor.
SB 175 provide for the monitoring by the Department of Labor of all written and electronically filed reports of injury, all payments for reported injuries, and compliance with all reporting and payment timeliness, and to clarify the legal status of such monitored information.
SB 176 establish the South Dakota small business equity infusion subfund and to provide for its funding and disbursement.
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.
SB 192 require defendants to perform community service restitution when found guilty of vandalism to property in public or private cemeteries.
SB 194 provide for the election of the secretary of agriculture.
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 21 Commending the 2006 Freeman Flyers High School Girls' Cross Country Team for winning the state title in the Class B Cross Country Meet held at Huron on October 21, 2006.
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 6 Supporting mandatory implementation of Federal Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) laws passed by Congress in 2002.
SCR 8 Establishing South Dakota's commitment to the development of the bioeconomy.


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