Representative Lee Qualm — 2020


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Majority Leader

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 21
Counties: Bon Homme, Charles Mix, Gregory, Tripp
Occupation: Farmer

Home Address:
27507 John Qualm Rd.
Platte, SD 57369

Home: 605-337-3682
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business: 605-337-3682

Email: Lee.Qualm@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:30 AM Room 413 
Joint Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 3:00 PM Room 413 
State AffairsChair MWF 7:45 AM Room 414 

Interim Committees

Ag. Land Assessment Task ForceVice-Chair 
BondingMember 
Executive BoardMember 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1008legalize the growth, production, and transportation of industrial hemp in the state, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1116revise provisions regarding the use of perpetual care trust funds to maintain cemeteries. 
HB 1219require certain health care professionals to recommend treatments alternative to opioids. 
HB 1235revise provisions regarding immunizations. 
HB 1296revise the authority of the Governor in times of a disaster, act of terrorism, or emergency and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1297grant the secretary of health certain authority during a public health emergency and to declare an emergency. 
HCR 6005Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial and mutually beneficial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota. 
SB 165require all wind energy facilities to include an aircraft detection lighting system. 
SB 188account for educational opportunities provided to students during a state of emergency and to declare an emergency. 
SB 189provide exemptions from certain requirements for the 2019-2020 school year and to declare an emergency. 
SB 190revise certain driver licensing requirements to allow for an extension during a statewide emergency or disaster and to declare an emergency. 
SB 191provide emergency authority to counties, community improvement districts, and municipalities in the event of a public health crisis and to declare an emergency. 
SB 192create the small business economic disaster relief subfund, to provide for the transfer of certain funds into the subfund, to authorize the Economic Development Finance Authority to make a grant to the subfund, to provide for the continuous appropriation of the subfund, and to declare an emergency. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1001repeal certain provisions regarding the organization of the Legislature. 
HB 1002revise certain provisions regarding documents of the Legislature. 
HB 1003repeal certain provisions regarding legislative employees. 
HB 1006authorize the secretary of revenue to contract with certain entities for purposes of creating or maintaining a database to determine agricultural income value and to specify the mandatory and permissive data of the database. 
HB 1007require certain adjustments to the assessed value of agricultural land if factors impact the land's productivity and to require those adjustments to be documented. 
HB 1057prohibit certain acts against children and provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1059revise certain provisions regarding hunting with drones. 
HB 1063revise certain provisions regarding the purchase, distribution, and sale of tobacco products to persons under the age of twenty-one. 
HB 1064restrict certain vapor products. 
HB 1065revise drone surveillance protections. 
HB 1066revise and repeal provisions regarding aviation. 
HB 1067modify certain provisions regarding notice, service, and execution of judgments in forceable entry and detainer actions. 
HB 1068include out-of-state convictions for the basis of an enhanced penalty for the crime of stalking. 
HB 1073authorize special event alcohol licenses for full-service restaurant licensees. 
HB 1074revise certain provisions regarding the required time that sexual assault kits be preserved. 
HB 1076require a designation on a driver license for autism spectrum disorder under certain circumstances. 
HB 1077establish certain requirements regarding funeral processions. 
HB 1083rename the postsecondary technical institutes as technical colleges. 
HB 1084increase the maximum allowable height of certain vehicles carrying baled feed and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1085provide for permanent daylight savings time. 
HB 1091revise provisions regarding the compensation of merchandise dealers for diagnostic and warranty work. 
HB 1092provide for an assumption of risk by any person engaged in off-road vehicle activity and to limit the liability of the renters of off-road vehicles under certain circumstances. 
HB 1095revise requirements regarding hunting mentors. 
HB 1096prohibit commercial surrogacy contracts, provide a penalty for facilitating a commercial surrogacy, and establish an interim committee to evaluate surrogacy in the state. 
HB 1097modify requirements for a marriage license. 
HB 1098authorize certain off-sale licenses for certain entities and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1100make an appropriation to begin the research and development of a new bioprocessing facility and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1101provide for the reinstatement of a driver license under certain conditions. 
HB 1103authorize the forensic medical examination of certain minor victims without parental or guardian consent. 
HB 1105revise certain provisions regarding restrictions on State Investment Council members. 
HB 1106authorize the state investment officer to include an indemnity provision in certain investment-related documents. 
HB 1107define style and form and authorize the code commission to make certain style and form edits to legislative acts. 
HB 1108adopt the Uniform Civil Remedies for Unauthorized Disclosure of Intimate Images Act. 
HB 1109revise the Uniform Limited Liability Company Act. 
HB 1112authorize the hiring of law enforcement officers by the South Dakota State Brand Board and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1113provide for remote participation in a shareholders' meeting. 
HB 1114authorize additional abbreviations in naming corporations, limited liability companies, and limited liability partnerships. 
HB 1115revise certain provisions related to athlete agent conduct. 
HB 1121establish immunity from liability for the inherent risks of camping. 
HB 1123revise provisions regarding termination of a lease by a victim of alleged domestic abuse. 
HB 1128modify the penalty for causing a child to be present during methamphetamine use, distribution, or manufacture. 
HB 1129authorize the provision of telecommunications device location information to law enforcement agencies. 
HB 1130revise the requirements for an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1131prohibit the use of misleading identification for telephonic communications. 
HB 1138establish shooting course requirements for current or former law enforcement officers seeking an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1140provide for a regular review of parenting guidelines. 
HB 1146exclude second job income from child support obligations. 
HB 1148provide for protection orders. 
HB 1152provide financial assistance for school sentinel training. 
HB 1153authorize the limited possession of a knife in the state capitol. 
HB 1154revise certain provisions regarding motor vehicle license plates. 
HB 1167revise provisions regarding confidential communications between a student and certain school employees. 
HB 1173prohibit a school board from denying an application for open enrollment from certain students with autism. 
HB 1176authorize the consumption of alcohol in certain common areas. 
HB 1177require that school district elections occur in conjunction with the general election. 
HB 1179authorize series limited liability companies. 
HB 1181revise certain provisions regarding bounties for coyotes. 
HB 1182provide for the renewal of an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1184provide limited deer and antelope licenses to landowners. 
HB 1195provide for the dismissal of charges against pregnant women for certain controlled substance offenses under certain circumstances. 
HB 1200establish dates for the mowing of ditches on the state trunk highway system. 
HB 1206revise certain provisions regarding the commitment of a delinquent child to the Department of Corrections. 
HB 1207extend the termination date for the Juvenile Justice Public Safety Oversight Council. 
HB 1218require responses and reporting regarding the testing, assessment, evaluation, or observation of students. 
HB 1231authorize premium cigars to be shipped and transported and modify tax provisions pertaining to premium cigars. 
HB 1241revise requirements for legal newspapers. 
HB 1242provide for the reissuance of certain enhanced permits to carry a concealed pistol and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1248revise the motor vehicle license fee for certain older trucks. 
HB 1249revise certain provisions regarding the operation of the South Dakota Lottery. 
HB 1250increase the state's percentage of video lottery revenues, to provide for the deposit of certain excess revenues, and to repeal provisions regarding video lottery. 
HB 1254require a habitat stamp for certain hunting, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and jet skiing activities. 
HB 1257revise certain provisions regarding hunting, fishing, or trapping on private property without permission. 
HB 1270to revise provisions regarding agricultural land classifications for tax purposes. 
HB 1273provide certain provisions regarding the regulation of tattooing. 
HB 1295revise provisions regarding contagious disease control and enforcement and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1298provide for the postponement of certain elections and to declare an emergency. 
HC 8001To honor and commend Chief Justice David Gilbertson for his dedicated services to his community and state. 
HC 8002Commending and honoring the 2018-2019 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: JOEL JORGENSON, Madison Central, School Superintendent; DON LYON, Spearfish, Middle School Principal; PAUL LUNDBERG, Brandon Valley, School Business Official; MATT ALLEY, West Central, Elementary School Principal; JOE CHILDS, Mitchell, Secondary School Principal; DAVE PREHEIM, Tea, Assistant High School Principal; MICHAEL AMOLINS, Harrisburg, Curriculum Leader; WENDY OTHEIM, Brookings, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. 
HC 8004Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial and mutually beneficial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota. 
HC 8006Honoring South Dakota Chief Deputy Attorney General Charles McGuigan for receiving the 2019 Senior Staff of the Year Award from the National Association of Attorneys General in Washington D.C. 
HC 8007Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's Ellwein family of Rapid City for being awarded the Association of the United States Army Volunteer Family of the Year Award for 2019. 
HC 8008Recognizing and honoring the Veterans Honor Park in Madison, South Dakota. 
HC 8015Honoring Girls State Governor Success Suehne of Sioux Falls and Boys State Governor Johnathan Smith of Sioux Falls and commending the South Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary for their sponsorship and coordination of the Girls State and Boys State programs. 
HC 8016Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing of Sioux Falls for being awarded the Meritorious Unit Award and Winston P. Wilson Trophy for 2019. 
HC 8017Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 139th Brigade Support Battalion of Brookings for being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckard Trophy and General Walter T. Kerwin Jr. Award for 2019. 
HC 8018Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 153rd Forward Support Company of Huron on being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States' General John J. Pershing Trophy. 
HC 8019Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 730th Area Support Medical Company of Vermillion on being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States' Certificate of Victory. 
HC 8020To honor the Sioux Falls O'Gorman Knights as the 2019 Class 11 AAA State High School Football Champions. 
HCR 6003Supporting the Electoral College. 
HCR 6008To authorize a legislative study for the continuum of care for the disabled and elderly of South Dakota. 
HCR 6009Strengthening the sister-state ties between the State of South Dakota and Taiwan; supporting the signing of a Bilateral Trade Agreement (BTA) between Taiwan and the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan’s international participation. 
HJR 5001To apply for a convention of states under Article V of the Constitution of the United States to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and to limit the terms of office for federal officials and members of Congress. 
SB 3revise certain provisions regarding documents of the Legislature. 
SB 54regulate the use of auxiliary containers. 
SB 60adopt the Physical Therapist Licensure Compact. 
SB 65revise certain provisions pertaining to trusts. 
SB 68authorize a county gross receipts tax. 
SB 78increase funding for court appointed special advocates. 
SB 79modify provisions regarding the building of fences across certain unimproved highways. 
SB 80revise certain sheriff's fees and costs. 
SB 81establish eligibility criteria for out-of-state health institutions to receive financing from the Health and Educational Facilities Authority. 
SB 84authorize service animals in-training to enter certain establishments. 
SB 88require parental notification of self-injurious behavior expressed during counseling sessions. 
SB 89revise provisions regarding victim's rights. 
SB 90revise the distribution of motor fuel tax revenue, create a small structure and large culvert fund, provide for the use and administration of the fund, and to make an appropriation thereof. 
SB 94revise provisions for taxes levied by the board of a school district for the capital outlay fund. 
SB 98extend the notification period for possession of a concealed pistol in the state capitol. 
SB 105accommodate legislation enhancing education. 
SB 106accommodate legislation enhancing health care. 
SB 107accommodate legislation enhancing basic government services in the state. 
SB 109provide protections for health care decisions governed by conscience. 
SB 116establish requirements certain state entities must follow when applying for federal grants. 
SB 119revise certain provisions regarding private placement insurance. 
SB 120establish exceptions regarding the possession of a pistol by a minor. 
SB 124to revise provisions regarding group pheasant hunts for disabled veterans. 
SB 139revise provisions regarding replacement nursing facilities. 
SB 140provide for the resolution of alleged certain disability violations. 
SB 147prohibit collective bargaining by certain employees of the Board of Regents. 
SB 150revise nonresident waterfowl licensure. 
SB 155provide for step therapy protocol regarding certain prescription drugs. 
SB 161exempt certain real property from the special maintenance fee levy. 
SB 162provide limitations on the use of lighting equipment while hunting. 
SB 164revise the penalties and provisions regarding approaching stopped vehicles. 
SB 168limit the amount of other revenue that is counted as local effort in the state aid to education formula. 
SB 171establish term limits for members of the Commission on Uniform Legislation. 
SB 176provide for the seizure and holding of real property as evidence. 
SB 187revise certain provisions regarding reemployment assistance benefits in response to Coronavirus Disease 2019 and to declare an emergency. 
SB 193revise Senate Bill 38, An Act to revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2020, as previously enacted by the Ninety-fifth Session of the South Dakota Legislature. 
SC 801Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-second Anniversary. 
SC 805Honoring the 2019 Canton C-Hawk High School football team as champions of the Class 11A football championship. 
SCR 601Supporting trade negotiations to remove barriers to country of origin labelling. 
SCR 602To invite responsible gun owners from Virginia to relocate to South Dakota. 
SCR 604Recognizing June as Move Over Awareness Month and urging drivers to slow down and move over for stopped vehicles. 
SJR 502Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election, an amendment to Article XII of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the creation and administration of the pooled local investment fund. 

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