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Thomas A Dempster

Primary Sponsor

Bill Title
HB 1153 revise certain references regarding the reunification of an abused or neglected child with a parent and regarding grounds for termination of parental rights and regarding the operation of the central registry for abuse and neglect.
HB 1166 establish the South Dakota Health Insurance Exchange.
HB 1167 require hospitals to report additional information on hospital reimbursements and to report performance outcome data and to provide that this information be available on the Department of Health's web site.
HB 1168 require itemized statements of charges to patients receiving medical care or services.
HB 1169 establish the Zaniya Project Task Force, to prescribe its mission and composition, and to declare an emergency.
HB 1170 establish a health reinsurance pool to spread the expenses of high-cost individuals.
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 1176 allow for grants from the revolving economic development and initiative fund, to revise certain provisions concerning the making of grants and loans from the revolving economic development and initiative fund, and to repeal the capital investment entity program, the value-added tourism subfund and the entrepreneur support program.
HB 1232 provide for the establishment of special development districts and to authorize the issuance of certain restricted alcoholic beverage licenses in such districts.
SB 82 revise certain fees charged by sheriffs.
SB 115 revise certain provisions regarding the rule-making authority of the Board of Education.
SB 129 establish a health reinsurance pool to spread the expenses of high-cost individuals.
SB 130 permit the Department of Health to provide an electronic report of marriages upon request.
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 132 establish the Zaniya Project Task Force, to prescribe its mission and composition, and to declare an emergency.
SB 133 require itemized statements of charges to patients receiving medical care or services.
SB 166 authorize additional off-sale retail liquor licenses in certain municipalities.
SB 197 adopt the Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act.

Co Sponsor

Bill Title
HB 1088 allow volunteer school personnel to administer glucagon and to allow students to possess and self-administer diabetes medication.
HB 1113 prohibit school districts from granting credit for distance learning courses offered through entities other than the South Dakota Virtual High School.
HB 1117 permit the extending of the duration of stalking and protection orders.
HB 1127 clarify the authority of county commissioners to set their annual salary.
HB 1130 increase the level of expenditures that may be incurred before requiring the advertisement for bids for the purchase of materials, supplies, or equipment.
HB 1133 revise certain provisions regarding the expenditure of proceeds from the county wheel tax.
HB 1139 create and provide for the education enhancement tobacco tax fund and the health care tobacco tax fund.
HB 1140 require an annual adjustment to the general fund levies of a school district by reducing local effort by nine million dollars from funds deposited in the property tax reduction fund from the tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products.
HB 1144 limit the transfer of contested Public Utilities Commission cases to the Office of Hearing Examiners.
HB 1145 revise certain provisions concerning utility right-of-way maintenance.
HB 1146 establish education service agencies to provide services to school districts on a regional basis and to make an appropriation therefor.
HB 1152 revise the procedures for due process regarding the central registry for abuse and neglect.
HB 1155 revise certain provisions concerning wholesale drug distributors.
HB 1156 revise certain requirements concerning the pay and qualifications of petition circulators.
HB 1161 revise the elements of the crime of first degree robbery.
HB 1162 revise certain provisions relating to the sales and distribution of tobacco products.
HB 1173 allow the distribution of newly discovered property of a dissolved corporation.
HB 1183 revise certain provisions regarding the use of a transporter license plate.
HB 1186 revise the composition of the Commission on Health Care.
HB 1192 provide for a study of the potential establishment of a state veterans cemetery and to make an appropriation therefor.
HB 1197 allow the Department of Public Safety to regulate installers of manufactured homes and to allow the department to establish an installation inspection program.
HB 1239 revise the index factor used to determine the per student allocation of state aid to education.
HB 1250 revise the process regarding cochlear implants.
HB 1255 expand the duties of the juvenile corrections monitor.
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 1278 require emergency medical technicians to be trained in the administration of epinephrine.
HB 1286 require that records of archaeological sites be maintained and to provide that certain records remain confidential.
HB 1288 permit trustees to decant a trust under certain circumstances.
HC 1001 Recognizing and commending Augustana College for its efforts to promote the study of peace and to promote the proliferation of peace in our world.
HC 1002 Honoring Janessa Nickell of Sioux Falls, 2006 South Dakota American Legion Auxiliary Girls' State Governor, and Sam Merkel of Aberdeen, 2006 South Dakota American Legion 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.
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 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 1014 Honoring James Joseph Feinstein for his selection as Junior of the Year at Washington High School in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
HC 1015 Honoring three top seniors from Washington High School in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for being finalists for the Merit Scholarship Awards.
HC 1016 Commending the 2005-2006 Sioux Falls Roosevelt Girls' Basketball Team for winning the State AA Championship.
HC 1017 Recognizing and congratulating the 2006 Sioux Falls Roosevelt Rough Riders Football Team for winning the State Class 11AA Football Championship.
HC 1018 Commending the Sioux Falls Roosevelt Rough Riders Volleyball Team for their 2006 State AA Championship.
HC 1020 Honoring the members of the 2006 Pierre Governors Varsity Boys' Soccer Team and the coaches, administration, and parents involved in the program.
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 1026 Congratulating the Sioux Falls Washington High School Girl's Softball Team on their success in 2006.
HC 1027 Congratulating Coach Dick Hahn and Kylie Huether of the Sioux Falls Washington High School Girls' Tennis Team for their successes in the 2006 season.
HC 1028 Congratulating the Sioux Falls Washington High School Highsteppers on the success of their dance team in 2006.
HC 1029 Congratulating the Sioux Falls Washington High School Highsteppers on the success of their dance team in the 2006-2007 season.
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 1010 Requesting the National Farm Service Agency to reconsider the closure of certain county Farm Service Agency offices.
SB 83 revise the eligibility qualifications for an assessment freeze of single-family dwellings.
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 96 provide property tax benefits to certain disabled veterans.
SB 104 create and provide for the education enhancement tobacco tax fund and the health care tobacco tax fund.
SB 105 authorize a county auditor to raise additional revenues for education from property taxes due to the results of certain court actions.
SB 109 exempt from motor vehicle license fees certain motor vehicles used to transport children to and from certain head start programs.
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 118 permit the Public Utilities Commission to approve tariff mechanisms for the automatic annual adjustment of charges for jurisdictional costs of new environmental measures.
SB 157 revise the funding for K-12 education.
SB 165 repeal and reestablish provisions to regulate mortgage lenders and brokers.
SB 168 revise certain provisions regarding the reporting requirements of the juvenile corrections monitor.
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 173 revise certain provisions concerning the assessment of real property, to revise certain tax levy limitations for schools, to revise certain provisions regarding property tax levies for school districts, and to repeal the nonagricultural acreage classification.
SB 176 establish the South Dakota small business equity infusion subfund and to provide for its funding and disbursement.
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 204 provide for the reimbursement of attorney's fees and costs for certain reinstated public employees and to make an appropriation to reimburse a Department of Human Services employee.
SB 213 require a driver or owner of a moped used on a public highway to maintain a form of financial responsibility on the moped.
SC 11 Recognizing and congratulating the Scotland Highlander Football Team for winning the 2006 State Class 9A Football Championship.
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 20 Commending and honoring the 2006-2007 Mitchell Kernels Gymnastics Team and their coach, Audra Rew, for the school's first Class AA High School Gymnastics State Championship.
SC 24 Honoring the Capital City Children's Chorus for being selected to perform at America's 400th birthday celebration in Jamestown, Virginia, on America's Anniversary Weekend, May 10-14, 2007.
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 8 Establishing South Dakota's commitment to the development of the bioeconomy.
SCR 9 Requesting the United States Forest Service to maintain and improve soil and vegetative cover throughout the National Grasslands located in the State of South Dakota by allowing the use of rodenticides for the management of the prairie dog population prior to reduction of other currently existing multiple uses of the National Grasslands.
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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