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H. Paul Dennert

Primary Sponsor

Bill Title
HB 1159 create the facility equity fund to provide financial assistance to certain school districts with critical capital construction needs.
HB 1247 revise the calculation of state aid to general education and to establish direction for the uses thereof.
HB 1250 revise the process regarding cochlear implants.
HB 1295 enact the agreement among the states to elect the president by national popular vote.
SB 3 revise certain provisions relating to the circulation and signing of initiative and referendum petitions and to provide a penalty for violation thereof.
SB 4 make biennial salary increases for legislators consistent with annual increases for other state officials and employees.
SB 84 increase the maximum fees for conducting weights and measures inspections and testing.
SB 143 appropriate funds to provide for the South Dakota Virtual Library.
SB 214 increase the compensation of the secretary of state, the state treasurer, the state auditor, and the commissioner of school and public lands.
SC 10 Commending and honoring Tom Mahan for his outstanding community service and industry accomplishments.
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.
SJR 4 To propose a constitutional amendment to revise certain provisions regarding private and special laws.
SJR 11 To propose a constitutional amendment to revise certain provisions regarding initiatives and referendums.

Co Sponsor

Bill Title
HB 1003 clarify, repeal, update, and make style and form changes to certain statutes related to military and veterans affairs.
HB 1004 revise the penalty for misuse of any aircraft or vehicle owned or leased by the state.
HB 1100 authorize the Legislative Research Council to remodel, renovate, and furnish certain facilities on the fourth floor of the State Capitol Building for use by the Legislature, and to make an appropriation therefor.
HB 1123 provide for the termination of certain parental rights of persons convicted of rape or incest, to provide for restitution in lieu of child support in those cases, to restrict contact with the child, and to provide penalties for violations thereof.
HB 1129 provide for the conversion of certain cooperatives into business corporations.
HB 1131 increase the amount of funding for conservation and value-added agriculture purposes from certain unclaimed motor fuel tax refunds.
HB 1135 adopt the Multistate Highway Transportation Agreement and to provide for its funding.
HB 1148 restrict the entry of conservation officers onto certain private land without permission.
HB 1152 revise the procedures for due process regarding the central registry for abuse and neglect.
HB 1183 revise certain provisions regarding the use of a transporter license plate.
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 1191 provide for increases in the state minimum wage.
HB 1192 provide for a study of the potential establishment of a state veterans cemetery and to make an appropriation therefor.
HB 1204 revise fees for renewal stickers that are placed on special motor vehicle license plates for certain military veterans.
HB 1205 provide funds to the state technical institutes.
HB 1206 revise the membership composition of the Executive Board of the South Dakota Legislature.
HB 1211 revise the deadline for owner-occupants to file the certificate requesting an owner-occupied classification.
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 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 1227 prohibit the issuance of certain alcoholic beverage licenses for establishments located near Bear Butte.
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 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 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 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 1022 Honoring Larry E. Gabriel for his lifelong dedication and contributions to the citizens of South Dakota.
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 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 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 1 revise certain provisions regarding the review of initiated measures.
SB 2 establish certain procedures regarding the verification of initiative and referendum signatures.
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 100 appropriate money for the Northern Crops Institute.
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 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 125 allow an abandoned mobile home or manufactured home to be moved under certain conditions and to require property taxes to be abated on certain abandoned mobile homes and manufactured homes.
SB 128 revise certain provisions related to the Soybean Research and Promotion Council.
SB 145 provide for the labeling of the origin of certain meat and meat products and to establish related penalties.
SB 158 provide for an additional one-time one percent pay supplement to state employees.
SB 162 establish an alcohol and drug addiction counselor loan forgiveness program and to make an appropriation therefor.
SB 170 provide for a study of medicaid.
SB 191 provide for the licensing of persons in the business of recycling motor vehicles.
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 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 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 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 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 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 5 Urging the Congress of the United States to reauthorize the State Children's Health Insurance Program at the federal level and to increase funding levels or modified state eligibility levels for qualified children.
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.
SJR 1 To propose a constitutional amendment to revise certain provisions regarding the legislative process.
SJR 2 To propose a constitutional amendment to require certain meetings of the Legislature to be open to the public.
SJR 3 To propose a constitutional amendment to repeal certain voided provisions regarding term limits for United States senators and representatives.
SJR 5 To propose a constitutional amendment regarding certain restrictions on legislators and to allow legislators to participate in certain state contracts.
SJR 6 To propose a constitutional amendment regarding restrictions on legislators.
SJR 7 To propose a constitutional amendment regarding legislative term limits.
SJR 8 To propose a constitutional amendment to reduce the minimum age to be a legislator.
SJR 9 To propose a constitutional amendment to provide for forty-day legislative sessions.
SJR 10 To propose a constitutional amendment to provide for single-member house districts in the Legislature.


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