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Mark T DeVries

Primary Sponsor

Bill Title
HB 1198 repeal the implementation of prospective mandates that children attend kindergarten and that kindergarten programs be a minimum length.
HB 1199 revise certain provisions related to the animal identification program.
HB 1259 revise certain provisions related to complaints of encroachment by prairie dogs on private land.
HB 1289 prohibit the negligent kindling of certain fires, to impose financial liability for causing certain fires, and to provide penalties therefor.
HB 1293 refer to a vote of the people a bill to regulate the performance of certain abortions, to reinstate the prohibition against certain acts causing the termination of the life of an unborn human being, and to prescribe a penalty therefor.
SC 4 Honoring Chad Ferley, Jesse Bail, J.J. Elshere, Billy Etbauer, Bryce Miller, and Jeff Willert on their achievements in the Saddle Bronc competition at the 2006 PRCA National Finals Rodeo.
SCR 6 Supporting mandatory implementation of Federal Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) laws passed by Congress in 2002.
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.

Co Sponsor

Bill Title
HB 1131 increase the amount of funding for conservation and value-added agriculture purposes from certain unclaimed motor fuel tax refunds.
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 1145 revise certain provisions concerning utility right-of-way maintenance.
HB 1149 prohibit the firing of a firearm at any school building, vehicle, or premises.
HB 1158 provide immunity for school districts in facilitating computer usage.
HB 1184 require the Department of Revenue and Regulation to collect and distribute the gross receipts taxes imposed on small telecommunication companies.
HB 1237 limit lobbying by executive and judicial agency representatives.
HB 1241 allow the Board of Regents to sell certain used computers through university bookstores and to declare an emergency.
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 1266 allow a home school student to partially enroll in the student's resident school district or in another school district under certain circumstances and to clarify certain testing requirements for students who are partially enrolled.
HB 1267 allow nurse midwives to practice as independent practitioners.
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 1013 Commending the 2006 Todd County High School Cross Country Team for winning the combined state title in the Class A State Cross Country Meet.
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 1008 Requesting the Department of Transportation to pursue the necessary steps to connect portions of State Highway 63 in Mellette County.
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 100 appropriate money for the Northern Crops Institute.
SB 101 establish a governance policy for school boards.
SB 103 provide for the appointment of members of the Brand Board by district.
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 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 120 extend coverage of South Dakota's vehicle lemon law to large trucks and semi truck tractors.
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 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 183 exempt the production of certain plants and sod from sales and use taxes.
SB 191 provide for the licensing of persons in the business of recycling motor vehicles.
SB 198 provide for an Open Government Commission and the study of open government issues.
SB 211 prohibit the interchange of anti-epileptic drugs without prior notification and consent.
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 7 Urging that the United States withdraw from the Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America and any other bilateral or multilateral activity that seeks to create a North American Union.


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