Senator Al R. Novstrup — 2010


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Party: Republican
Term: Other House
District: 03
Counties: Brown
Occupation: Small Business Owner


Session Committees

AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 363 
Joint AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 

Interim Committees

AppropriationsMember 

Prime Sponsor

SB 128allow certain taxing districts to exceed the maximum property tax levy as the median level of assessment is adjusted. 
SB 129revise the taxable percentage of property for nonagricultural and owner-occupied property classifications. 
SB 184revise certain provisions concerning the taxes imposed by water development districts and the addition and withdrawal of territory for water development districts. 
SB 185redact certain information from public records that may endanger a person's life or safety. 
SC 20Recognizing Don Meyer for his distinguished service to the State of South Dakota. 
SJR 1Proposing a constitutional amendment to revise the authority of the Board of Regents. 
HB 1155require the marking of certain anemometer towers used for wind energy testing purposes. 

Co Sponsor

SB 75define certain terms related to liability for agritourism activities. 
SB 76revise the composition of the State Veterans' Commission. 
SB 88adopt the interstate compact on educational opportunity for military children. 
SB 89exempt from federal regulation any firearm, firearm accessory, or ammunition manufactured and retained in South Dakota. 
SB 90provide an exception from one-call notification requirements to natural gas operators in emergency situations. 
SB 91require legislative approval of certain gaming compacts with Indian tribes. 
SB 93exempt certain small wind energy facilities from property taxation. 
SB 120revise the appropriations budget transfer process. 
SB 137nullify certain federal health care laws within the state of South Dakota. 
SB 157authorize the construction of nursing facilities on American Indian reservations under certain circumstances. 
SB 180clarify certain statutes prohibiting political subdivisions from restricting firearms. 
SB 189revise certain provisions regarding nonmedical remedial health services for children. 
SC 1Honoring and supporting the Scotland Kuchen Feier on the occasion of its first annual event. 
SC 2Honoring and supporting Czech Days in Tabor, South Dakota, on the occasion of its sixty-second anniversary. 
SC 4Commending and honoring the 2009 Habitat for Humanity—South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year: Len Tougas, Beadle County HFH - Huron; Terry Fuller, Black Hills - Rapid City; Larry and Janet Gerjets, Brookings Area HFH - Brookings; Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Chamberlain; Dacotah Tipis - Ft. Thompson; Shawn Miller, HFH East Central South Dakota (Lake and Moody Counties); Eric Lundin, HFH of Greater Sioux Falls - Sioux Falls; Zion Lutheran Church, Hub Area Habitat for Humanity - Aberdeen; Jon Schmitz, Mitchell Regional Habitat for Humanity - Mitchell; Linda Voller, Oahe HFH - Pierre; Emmanuel Episcopal Church/Diocese of Missouri and Christ Lutheran Church, Sicangu Tikaga Okiciyapi HFH - Mission; Andor Inc., HFH of Greater Watertown Region - Watertown; Julie Gergen, HFH of Yankton County - Yankton; Citibank and Valerie Kuhl, HFH - South Dakota. 
SC 13Commending the Boys & Girls Clubs of South Dakota and honoring the 2010 Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year Contestants Melissa Howe, representing the Boys & Girls Clubs of Three District Youth Services; Arisbet Escalante, representing the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Black Hills; Bryana Schull, representing Ellsworth Air Force Base Youth Activities Center; Kami Bailey, representing the Boys & Girls Club of Watertown; Nikol Purucker, representing the Boys & Girls Club of Brookings; and Torey Williams, representing the Boys & Girls Club of Aberdeen. 
SC 21Honoring and supporting Hometown Days in Eagle Butte, South Dakota, on the occasion of its centennial anniversary. 
SC 24Commending and honoring the 2009-2010 Madison High School Lady Bulldogs Gymnastics Team for its sixteenth consecutive state championship title in Class A Gymnastics and for setting the national record for consecutive gymnastics state championships. 
SC 30Commending and honoring former Lieutenant Governor William Dougherty for his many years of service to South Dakota. 
SCR 1Opposing the government takeover of health care as currently proposed by Congress and encouraging preservation of states' rights regarding health care regulation. 
SCR 3Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the South Dakota State Capitol. 
SJR 3Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article VI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the right of individuals to vote by secret ballot. 
SJR 5Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article III of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the authority of a special interim legislative committee to approve the transfer of appropriated funds. 
SJR 7Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article VIII of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota relating to school districts expending public funds to support certain lawsuits against the State of South Dakota. 
HB 1085prohibit certain interaction between children and registered sex offenders at youth activities. 
HB 1088revise certain provisions regarding the rights of certain new vehicle dealers and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1098require state agencies to conduct a public hearing before acquiring certain real property. 
HB 1122appropriate money for the Northern Crops Institute. 
HB 1126require property owners of a homestead who are delinquent in paying their property taxes to notify the county treasurer when they meet certain age requirements. 
HB 1129provide for the early reinstatement of a student expelled from school under certain circumstances. 
HB 1130include the families of certain members of the armed forces who died in military service as eligible for gold star special license plates. 
HB 1136limit asbestos-related liabilities for certain successor corporations. 
HB 1138create certified technology parks or certified sites to enhance knowledge and tech-based economic development. 
HB 1149allow certain municipal interfund loans. 
HB 1150revise the calculation of the small school adjustment in the state aid to education formula for certain students who participate in open enrollment. 
HB 1160allow certain students to participate in the opportunity scholarship program under certain circumstances. 
HB 1161provide that an out-of-country foreign judgment need not be recognized if the cause of action resulted in a defamation judgment obtained in a jurisdiction outside the United States, unless a court in this state first determines that the defamation law applied in the foreign court's adjudication provided at least as much protection for freedom of speech and press as would be provided in this state. 
HB 1167revise the term of service of a grand jury. 
HB 1169prohibit businesses and employers from establishing certain policies against the ability of an invitee or employee to store firearms and ammunition in a locked motor vehicle parked on the premises. 
HB 1176authorize certain licensed hunters who are quadriplegic to hunt using a designated hunter. 
HB 1192establish an ethanol blender pump incentive grant program, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1216prohibit local units of government from requiring fire sprinklers in single family dwellings. 
HB 1268establish certain requirements and safeguards relating to wind easements and wind energy leases. 
HB 1276create a task force to study the functioning of the Office of Tribal Government Relations. 
HC 1026Recognizing the South Dakota State University Women's Basketball Team on its outstanding athletic and academic achievements. 
HCR 1004Expressing the heartfelt condolences of South Dakotans to the people of Haiti for their losses resulting from the devastating and horrific earthquake of January 12, 2010, and also to urge the people of South Dakota to be charitable in this time of great human suffering. 
HCR 1014Urging the members of the United States Congress to propose the Parental Rights Amendment to the states for ratification. 
HCR 1017Opposing federal control of state water rights through unnecessary expansion of the federal Clean Water Act 
HJR 1001Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election a new section to Article XXI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to freedom of choice in health care. 
HJR 1004Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election amendments to Article XIII of the Constitution, relating to the trust fund created from the proceeds of the state cement enterprise sales. 

Hearings

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