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Tom M Katus

Primary Sponsor

Bill Title
HB 1212 implement the recommendations of the Indian Child Welfare Act Commission.
HB 1216 revise the deadline for voter registration before an election.
HB 1217 require certain signs to identify polling places on election day.
HB 1227 prohibit the issuance of certain alcoholic beverage licenses for establishments located near Bear Butte.
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.
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 139 provide for the imposition of penalties as a result of specific prohibited conduct with respect to workers' compensation.
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 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 177 establish a commission to study tax reform and to provide for its composition, scope, and administration.

Co Sponsor

Bill Title
HB 1113 prohibit school districts from granting credit for distance learning courses offered through entities other than the South Dakota Virtual High School.
HB 1114 allow postsecondary technical institutes to engage in business-type activities.
HB 1118 permit counties to sell tax certificates.
HB 1119 revise certain provisions concerning mechanics' or materialmen's liens.
HB 1129 provide for the conversion of certain cooperatives into business corporations.
HB 1138 appropriate money to postsecondary technical institutes for the maintenance and repair of buildings.
HB 1141 create the health and safety facility equity program to assist certain school districts with critical need for capital construction.
HB 1144 limit the transfer of contested Public Utilities Commission cases to the Office of Hearing Examiners.
HB 1157 provide for the participation of independent voters in primary elections.
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 1185 limit the liability of certain passenger or excursion train providers.
HB 1186 revise the composition of the Commission on Health Care.
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 1195 repeal the death penalty and commute certain death sentences to life imprisonment.
HB 1204 revise fees for renewal stickers that are placed on special motor vehicle license plates for certain military veterans.
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 1223 reauthorize the construction of nursing facilities on American Indian reservations under certain circumstances.
HB 1224 eliminate the requirement that an application or request for an absentee ballot be notarized.
HB 1232 provide for the establishment of special development districts and to authorize the issuance of certain restricted alcoholic beverage licenses in such districts.
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 1255 expand the duties of the juvenile corrections monitor.
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 1258 create an intensive methamphetamine treatment program and revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2007, and to declare an emergency.
HB 1260 repeal certain provisions regarding the treatment of Indian tribes for purposes of unemployment insurance.
HB 1261 increase the index factor in the state aid to education formula and to establish criteria that a school district with a small high school must meet in order to receive state aid to education.
HB 1264 provide counties the authority to acquire, construct, maintain, and operate sewer utility systems.
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 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.
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.
HCR 1001 Supporting a Taiwan-United States free trade agreement.
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 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.
SB 72 revise certain provisions regarding the liens on vehicles for the costs of removal and storage of the vehicles.
SB 73 revise certain provisions concerning precinct boundaries and polling places.
SB 91 provide for an order of joint physical care over certain children whose parents exercise joint legal custody.
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 107 set the apprentice to experienced electrician ratio on job sites.
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 120 extend coverage of South Dakota's vehicle lemon law to large trucks and semi truck tractors.
SB 121 require financial assurances for certain concentrated animal feeding operations for the remediation of potential environmental damage.
SB 122 revise the provisions for maintaining recognition as a political party.
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 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 143 appropriate funds to provide for the South Dakota Virtual Library.
SB 145 provide for the labeling of the origin of certain meat and meat products and to establish related penalties.
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 161 repeal the death penalty and commute certain death sentences to life imprisonment.
SB 166 authorize additional off-sale retail liquor licenses in certain municipalities.
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 179 increase the veterans bonus payment amount.
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 194 provide for the election of the secretary of agriculture.
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 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 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.
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.
SCR 1 Expressing the Legislature's support and hope for a full recovery for United States Senator Tim Johnson.
SCR 3 Encouraging Congress to pass the Employee Free Choice Act.
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.
SJR 14 To propose a constitutional amendment to combine the offices of state treasurer and state auditor into the single office of state comptroller.
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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