Representative Val Rausch — 2010


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Speaker Pro Tempore

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 04
Counties: Brookings, Codington, Deuel, Grant
Occupation: Self Employed


Session Committees

Legislative ProcedureVice-Chair Call of Chair 10:30 AM Room 413 
Local GovernmentVice-Chair TTh 10:00 AM Room 414 
State AffairsMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 414 

Interim Committees

Legislative ProcedureMember 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1103authorize the use of golf carts in certain municipalities and improvement districts. 
HB 1194revise certain provisions concerning wind easements and to specify certain information to be included in the recorded documents. 
HB 1195provide for certain overweight permits during the time of seasonal vehicle weight restrictions. 
HC 1024Acknowledging the Milbank High School Football Team for winning the 2009 State 11A Football Championship. 
HCR 1008Urging Congress to oppose current energy and climate legislation under consideration in the United States Senate. 
SB 108prohibit dental insurers from setting fees for noncovered services. 
SB 118allow the register of deeds to electronically preserve certain documents. 
SB 141establish certain provisions regarding documents or instruments filed with the register of deeds that may contain personally identifiable information and to revise certain format requirements relating to real estate documents filed with the register of deeds. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1088revise certain provisions regarding the rights of certain new vehicle dealers and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1090revise certain provisions concerning the county legal expense relief fund. 
HB 1120revise certain provisions and assessments related to the South Dakota Oilseeds Council. 
HB 1122appropriate money for the Northern Crops Institute. 
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 1138create certified technology parks or certified sites to enhance knowledge and tech-based economic development. 
HB 1147permit townships to provide certain health, life, and disability income insurance benefits. 
HB 1158require the prompt payment of certain suppliers of property and services under a contract with a public agency. 
HB 1164revise no contact provisions in cases of stalking and domestic abuse. 
HB 1166clarify the locations where the local boards of equalization may meet. 
HB 1168require children to attend school until age sixteen rather than age eighteen. 
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 1170authorize the issuance of certain lifetime hunting and fishing licenses. 
HB 1180provide for the issuance of an on-sale license and malt beverage license for the county fairgrounds and to authorize counties to issue an additional on-sale license. 
HB 1192establish an ethanol blender pump incentive grant program, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1201provide that certain tax laws applicable on December 31, 2009, apply to certain wills and trusts that refer to federal estate and generation-skipping transfer tax laws, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1204authorize reasonable suspicion testing and prohibit the use of controlled substances by welfare recipients.  
HB 1205prohibit and penalize certain alien employment. 
HB 1231provide for the monitoring of the prescribing and dispensing of controlled substances. 
HB 1237revise certain provisions regarding the refunds for new or expanded agricultural facilities and the refunds for new or expanded business facilities and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1239establish certain procedures for counties to follow when requiring landowners to cut and remove grass, weeds, and brush from the road right-of-way. 
HB 1246revise the definition of new business facilities that are eligible for certain tax refunds and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1259allow school districts to charge students a fee to participate in interscholastic activities for which no academic credit is earned. 
HB 1267create a new malt beverage retailer licenses that has certain membership and age requirements. 
HB 1268establish certain requirements and safeguards relating to wind easements and wind energy leases. 
HB 1269require the installation of ethanol blender pumps in certain state-operated fueling facilities and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1273restrict certain state purchases of gasoline to ethanol blends. 
HC 1001Commending and honoring Greg Mortenson for his sixteen years of visionary work in building schools and relationships in the most remote regions of Afghanistan and Pakistan. 
HC 1010Commending and honoring South Dakota's one hundred eighty-eight agriculture educators on National Teach Agriculture Day, February 25, 2010. 
HC 1026Recognizing the South Dakota State University Women's Basketball Team on its outstanding athletic and academic achievements. 
HCR 1006Urging the United States Forest Service, the National Park Service, the Bureau of Land Management, and other federal agencies to actively manage mountain pine beetle infestations on lands under their control in South Dakota. 
HCR 1009Calling for a balanced approach for instruction in the public schools relating to global climatic change. 
HCR 1010Requesting the appointment of a special task force to study the highway needs and the financing of the highway needs for the state and its political subdivisions. 
HCR 1011Endorsing Taiwan's participation as observer in the International Civil Aviation Organization and United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. 
HJR 1006Proposing a constitutional amendment to revise the legislative vote required to impose, increase, or authorize taxes. 
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 97provide that salvage titles be issued for stolen vehicles and to provide that thefts be noted on the title of recovered motor vehicles. 
SB 104revise certain provisions regarding disclosure of public information and public meetings. 
SB 106authorize the Board of Regents and the Building Authority to contract for construction of classroom facilities at the University Center in Sioux Falls to replace facilities leased from the Sioux Falls School District, and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 110provide for the posting of a bond by parolees under certain circumstances. 
SB 124establish the per student allocation for FY 2011, and to revise the index factor in the state aid to education formula. 
SB 130revise certain provisions concerning the township road system. 
SB 157authorize the construction of nursing facilities on American Indian reservations under certain circumstances. 
SB 184revise certain provisions concerning the taxes imposed by water development districts and the addition and withdrawal of territory for water development districts. 
SB 188revise certain provisions relating to the sale and display of alcoholic beverages in certain establishments. 
SB 192modify distributions from the wind energy tax fund. 
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 8Commending and honoring the South Dakota Association of Community Based Services, as the recipient of the national "Moving Mountains Best Practice Award" for 2008-2009 from the University of Minnesota's Research and Training Center on Community Living and the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals. 
SC 20Recognizing Don Meyer for his distinguished service to the State of South Dakota. 
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 2Strongly supporting influenza vaccination for health care workers who have direct patient contact. 
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 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. 

Hearings

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