Representative R. Blake Curd — 2009


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Party: Republican
Term: New Member
District: 12
Counties: Lincoln, Minnehaha
Occupation: Orthopedic Surgeon


Session Committees

Health and Human ServicesMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 412 
Local GovernmentMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 414 
Stimulus PlanChair  3:00 PM Room 412 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1161increase the monetary amount required to prove financial responsibility for accidents arising out of the ownership, maintenance, or use of a vehicle. 
HB 1164exempt certain trees from requirements related to the removal of vegetation and debris from township road rights-of-way. 
HCR 1004Urging Congress to reauthorize the State Children's Health Insurance Program. 
SB 73permit persons sixteen years of age to donate blood under certain circumstances. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1133authorize certain specialty license plates to be placed on motorcycles. 
HB 1168prohibit multiple payday loan transactions with the same person or within a specified time period and to provide for a database to verify transactions. 
HB 1182increase the required minimum school district size from a fall enrollment of one hundred to a fall enrollment of one hundred ninety-five. 
HB 1183leverage public investments in higher education facilities and grant programs with private moneys, to authorize the Board of Regents and the South Dakota Building Authority to contract for construction of the Higher Education Center-West River, to fund certain postsecondary education grant programs, to authorize the use of higher education facilities funds to construct the new dairy manufacturing plant at South Dakota State University in Brookings, and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1240prohibit smoking tobacco or carrying lighted tobacco products in certain places and to require certain persons to inform violators of the prohibition. 
HB 1260require that a request for proposals be issued for certain state contracts for professional services. 
HB 1269provide for the governance of public postsecondary technical education and to provide for the transfer of authority for public postsecondary technical education from local school districts to the Department of Education. 
HB 1279require each school district to develop a policy to prohibit bullying and harassment that meets certain requirements. 
HC 1001Honoring Coach Don Meyer for becoming the most winning coach in men's college basketball. 
HC 1015Commending and honoring the South Dakota Home Builders Association, their one thousand eight hundred members, and their eight local affiliated associations on their thirtieth anniversary, including the Home Builders Association of the Sioux Empire, the Black Hills Home Builders Association, the Aberdeen Home Builders Association, the Watertown Home Builders Association, the Brookings Home Builders Association, the Lewis and Clark Home Builders Association, the Mitchell Home Builders Association, and the Oahe Home Builders Association. 
HC 1016Honoring coach Tom Rogers for achieving his 300th win as the head coach of the Stanley County Lady Buffs Basketball Team. 
HC 1017Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters' BB Gun Team as International Champions. 
HC 1018Honoring Dr. Robert V. Burns on thirty-five years of outstanding service to the South Dakota Legislative Internship Program. 
HC 1020Honoring Elizabeth Volzke as a Prudential Spirit of Community Award recipient. 
HC 1022Honoring Milo Smith of Pierre for his service to the South Dakota Legislature. 
HC 1024Recognizing and congratulating Jeremiah Peterson of Canton for being named the Outstanding Wrestler at the 2009 State Class A Wrestling Tournament. 
HC 1026Commending the Sturgis Brown High School Scoopers Wrestling Team on winning the 2009 South Dakota Class A Wrestling Championship. 
HC 1027Honoring Terry Woster for his contributions to South Dakota journalism and culture and for forty years of reporting on the South Dakota State Legislature. 
HC 1040Recognizing the South Dakota State University Women's Basketball Team on its outstanding athletic and academic achievements. 
HCR 1002To honor and congratulate Barack Obama, the forty-fourth President of the United States of America. 
HCR 1003Expressing solidarity with Israel in its defense against terrorism in the Gaza Strip. 
HCR 1005To honor and thank George W. Bush, the forty-third president of the United States of America. 
HCR 1006Encouraging all South Dakota schools to place a sufficient number of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) in their facilities, at their athletic fields, and with their athletic staff, and to adopt a medical emergency response plan that includes AED use. 
HCR 1008Expressing support for improved adolescent health and wellness by recognizing the importance of an adolescent well physical to prevent chronic diseases, help better identify and treat chronic diseases, and update immunizations. 
HCR 1012Supporting the exploration and development of energy resources. 
HCR 1013Reasserting sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over certain powers and serving notice to the federal government to cease and desist certain mandates. 
HCR 1014Urging awareness and support for reading programs in our homes and communities. 
SB 77repeal the maximum number of off-sale alcoholic beverage licenses that may be issued to any person, corporation, or business entity and to establish requirements for physical barriers for certain off-sale alcoholic beverage establishments. 
SB 79provide for the primary enforcement of seat belt laws and to define passenger buses. 
SB 83prohibit smoking tobacco or carrying lighted tobacco products in certain places and to require certain persons to inform violators of the prohibition. 
SB 91allow any school district, for a period of three years, to expend capital outlay funds for certain transportation costs, for the purchase of property and casualty insurance, and for energy costs, and the cost of utilities. 
SB 106revise certain provisions regarding the distribution of funds to sparse school districts, and to appropriate funds to distribute to sparse school districts. 
SB 116impose a tax on ethyl alcohol and methyl alcohol used in motor vehicles on the public highways and to revise certain provisions regarding the fuel excise tax. 
SB 125revise certain provisions of the Uniform Anatomical Gift Act. 
SB 139provide for certain restrictions for the use of tanning devices by minors. 
SB 141establish certain requirements regarding the siting of certain wind turbine towers. 
SB 143require a searchable internet website for the posting and access of certain public records and financial information. 
SB 146increase the penalty for solicitation of a minor. 
SB 148permit the cancellation of insurance when a person is no longer a participant in the 24/7 sobriety program. 
SB 152prohibit the physical presence of registered sex offenders at certain day care, preschool, and elementary school premises under most circumstances and to provide a penalty therefor. 
SB 154require new construction of certain structures and buildings to comply with the building code. 
SB 163revise certain provisions relating to the transfer of appropriations. 
SB 191establish eligibility criteria, community planning processes, and quality benchmarks for state-supported prekindergarten programs. 
SB 194increase revenues for state and local highways by increasing the fuel excise tax on certain ethanol blends. 
SB 203make an appropriation for the purposes of funding the Birth to Three Program in the Department of Education and to require a review of the program. 
SC 12Honoring Chairman Michael Jandreau of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe for his dedication and lifelong service to his tribe, state, and nation. 
SC 13Honoring Malcom Chapman of Rapid City as the 2008 winner of the South Dakota Municipal League Excellence in Municipal Government Award. 
SC 15Honoring Anna Joy Thvedt, of Beresford, South Dakota's Junior Miss 2009. 
SC 18Commending and honoring the 2008-2009 Madison High School Lady Bulldogs Gymnastics Team for its fifteenth consecutive state championship title in Class A Gymnastics and for setting the national record for consecutive gymnastics state championships. 
SC 22Commending Steve Morgan for his election as South Dakota Sportscaster of the Year for 2008. 
SC 25expressing the Legislature's respect and appreciation for the sixteen years of devoted service by Gil Koetzle, the first and only legislator in the history of South Dakota to be term limited out of the House of Representatives and the Senate. 
SC 26Honoring Valerie Melmer for her outstanding commitment and service to the South Dakota legislative page program and the youth of South Dakota. 
SC 32Congratulating and honoring Delaney Tyon, the Nastar National Ski Champion. 
SCR 6Supporting certain health screening programs sponsored by the South Dakota Lions Foundation. 

Hearings

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