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Bill Thompson

Primary Sponsor

Bill Title
HB 1195 repeal the death penalty and commute certain death sentences to life imprisonment.
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 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 1019 Recognizing the fiftieth anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution that began on October 23, 1956; the sacrifices of the brave Hungarian Freedom Fighters; the great contributions of Hungarian-Americans in South Dakota; and reaffirming the friendship between the people and governments of the United States and Hungary.
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 161 repeal the death penalty and commute certain death sentences to life imprisonment.

Co Sponsor

Bill Title
HB 1001 repeal references to certain defunct programs under the authority of the Board of Regents.
HB 1002 revise the style and form of certain provisions relating to the Board of Regents.
HB 1108 revise certain provisions regarding when and by whom chemical dependency evaluations occur after a conviction of driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
HB 1113 prohibit school districts from granting credit for distance learning courses offered through entities other than the South Dakota Virtual High School.
HB 1133 revise certain provisions regarding the expenditure of proceeds from the county wheel tax.
HB 1142 increase the amounts of the annual awards given to recipients of the South Dakota opportunity scholarship.
HB 1149 prohibit the firing of a firearm at any school building, vehicle, or premises.
HB 1182 revise the petition requirements for the formation of an ambulance district.
HB 1191 provide for increases in the state minimum wage.
HB 1206 revise the membership composition of the Executive Board of the South Dakota Legislature.
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 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 1234 adjust the period of time requiring the use of lighted front and real lamps on motor vehicles.
HB 1239 revise the index factor used to determine the per student allocation of state aid to education.
HB 1240 revise the filing deadlines for the nomination of certain independent candidates.
HB 1243 provide for tourism regions in the state, to provide for the distribution of tourism promotion funds to those regions, and to provide an additional appropriation for tourism promotion.
HB 1260 repeal certain provisions regarding the treatment of Indian tribes for purposes of unemployment insurance.
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 1286 require that records of archaeological sites be maintained and to provide that certain records remain confidential.
HB 1292 revise certain provisions regarding tax collection agreements with Indian tribes.
HB 1297 establish a pilot program to gather certain statistics regarding traffic law enforcement to be collected and maintained.
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 1310 provide access to voters for determining voter registration status and the location of polling places.
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 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 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 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 1022 Honoring Larry E. Gabriel for his lifelong dedication and contributions to the citizens of South Dakota.
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.
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 1006 Encouraging the Board of Regents to approve the creation of a Mandarin Chinese major curriculum at Northern State University.
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 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 100 appropriate money for the Northern Crops Institute.
SB 107 set the apprentice to experienced electrician ratio on job sites.
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 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 145 provide for the labeling of the origin of certain meat and meat products and to establish related penalties.
SB 159 allow a taxpayer who is the subject of an audit to provide certain pertinent papers and documents after the prescribed deadline under limited circumstances.
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 177 establish a commission to study tax reform and to provide for its composition, scope, and administration.
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 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 196 revise the places where smoking is prohibited.
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 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.
SC 1 Honoring and supporting Czech Days in Tabor, South Dakota, on the occasion of its fifty-ninth anniversary.
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 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 10 Supporting the Boys and Girls Clubs of the South Dakota Alliance.


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