Representative Richard A. Engels — 2010


Picture of Representative Richard A. Engels

Party: Democrat
Term: Incumbent
District: 09
Counties: Minnehaha
Occupation: Attorney


Session Committees

JudiciaryMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 413 
State AffairsMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1069revise certain provisions relating to the transportation of alcoholic beverages and to authorize transportation by religious organizations under certain circumstances. 
HB 1070revise certain provisions relating to the voidability of gambling contracts. 
HB 1071revise certain provisions relating to parental liability for willful acts of a child and to revise the limitation on recovery. 
HB 1110revise certain provisions relating to statutory rape. 
HB 1111revise the penalty for first degree manslaughter. 
HB 1112provide for the timely disposition of certain untried complaints, indictments, and informations upon request of the affected inmates. 
HB 1228establish an ancillary standard in determining the best interests of a child. 
SB 74clarify the use of treatments involving human embryonic stem cells. 
SB 163revise the penalty for first degree manslaughter. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1088revise certain provisions regarding the rights of certain new vehicle dealers and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1102repeal certain provisions establishing the Wall Lake State Game Bird Refuge in Hand County. 
HB 1105permit the record of a person's arrest to be expunged. 
HB 1109revise certain provisions related to business organizations and to provide for certain filing fees relevant thereto. 
HB 1119prohibit certain acts of sexual penetration and contact between certain school employees and students and to provide penalties therefor. 
HB 1127authorize landowners and lessees to possess certain game animal and game bird trophies. 
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 1131revise certain provisions concerning intoxicated or incapacitated persons who may be taken into protective custody. 
HB 1132provide for the referral and placement of certain individuals in need of intervention. 
HB 1140prohibit the use of certain photo radar speed detection systems and of certain photo monitoring devices to detect red light violations. 
HB 1141provide for legislative redistricting based on single-member house districts. 
HB 1142prohibit campaign contributions to candidates for the Public Utilities Commission by certain persons or entities associated with regulated entities. 
HB 1144revise the Human Relations Act to include additional categories of persons. 
HB 1146provide for the regulation of certain commercial dog breeding operations. 
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 1156provide health insurance coverage for contraceptive drugs and devices. 
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 1164revise no contact provisions in cases of stalking and domestic abuse. 
HB 1170authorize the issuance of certain lifetime hunting and fishing licenses. 
HB 1178prohibit the use of certain wireless communications devices while driving. 
HB 1206provide that incontestability provisions in certain life insurance policies do not apply in cases of fraud. 
HB 1207revise certain campaign finance requirements. 
HB 1218provide for the election of the secretary of agriculture. 
HB 1220provide for legislative redistricting by a bipartisan, nonlegislative commission. 
HB 1223provide procedures by which adopted persons may obtain their original birth certificates and the contact preference of birth parents. 
HB 1233provide for a temporary reduction of the salaries of legislators and certain state officers and employees and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1235increase funding for certain providers of medical services and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1236appropriate money from the education enhancement trust fund for the purpose of providing increased funding for state aid to education. 
HB 1244increase the penalty for solicitation of a minor. 
HB 1246revise the definition of new business facilities that are eligible for certain tax refunds and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1253refer to a vote of the people a bill to authorize smoking in certain establishments under certain conditions. 
HB 1256revise certain provisions regarding the enforcement of the requirement to wear a seat belt in a motor vehicle. 
HB 1266assess and tax certain outdoor sign structures as real property. 
HB 1276create a task force to study the functioning of the Office of Tribal Government Relations. 
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 1003Honoring and congratulating the 2009 State AA Boys Basketball Championship Team from Sioux Falls Lincoln High School. 
HC 1010Commending and honoring South Dakota's one hundred eighty-eight agriculture educators on National Teach Agriculture Day, February 25, 2010. 
HC 1023Commending and honoring the 2009 State A Girls' Cross Country Champions, the Garretson Blue Dragons, for their outstanding athletic performance at the 2009 State A Girls' Cross Country Meet. 
HC 1025Commending and honoring Tyler Oran Sorenson, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Western Wrestling Conference 197-pound champion, for his outstanding and unprecedented athletic performance in Brookings, South Dakota, at the 2010 Western Wrestling Conference Meet. 
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 1012Directing the South Dakota State Investment Council to apply its Social Activism Policy to address the ongoing genocide and other atrocities being committed in Sudan. 
SB 5revise certain provisions relating to the registration of juvenile sex offenders. 
SB 6revise the criteria for removal from the sex offender registry. 
SB 7permit certain sex offenders who are homeless or on parole to reside in certain halfway homes or homeless shelters within community safety zones. 
SB 8establish the application of certain statutes relating to the sex offender registry with regard to out-of-state offenders residing in the state of South Dakota. 
SB 9limit misdemeanor eligibility for registration on the sex offender registry. 
SB 10reduce the grace period for certain sex offender registry registrations. 
SB 11define solicitation of or conspiracy to commit certain crimes as registerable sex offenses. 
SB 12provide for a tiered sex offender registry, to remove certain misdemeanors and juvenile offenses from the sex offender registry, and to establish certain criteria for eligibility to petition for removal or reassignment. 
SB 70provide certain restrictions regarding the passing of a bicycle. 
SB 79revise certain format requirements relating to real estate documents to be filed with the register of deeds. 
SB 83provide for the self-administration of prescription asthma and anaphylaxis medication by students. 
SB 84revise certain provisions relating to comparative negligence. 
SB 93exempt certain small wind energy facilities from property taxation. 
SB 94provide for the establishment of rural community-based energy development projects. 
SB 95establish a grant program to fund certain energy efficiency projects. 
SB 101authorize certain school districts to conduct school board elections during 2011 using voting centers and electronic records. 
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 108prohibit dental insurers from setting fees for noncovered services. 
SB 109revise certain provisions concerning the deposit of county funds related to the 24/7 sobriety program. 
SB 110provide for the posting of a bond by parolees under certain circumstances. 
SB 113require the Board of Regents to formulate and promulgate a regental policy on outside employment by institutional officers and employees. 
SB 116require that certain insurers provide notice by certified or registered mail under certain circumstances. 
SB 118allow the register of deeds to electronically preserve certain documents. 
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 134provide for divestiture of state investment funds in certain companies liable to sanctions under the Iran Sanctions Act of 1996. 
SB 142prohibit certain business entities and affiliated persons from making political campaign contributions to state officeholders or candidates if the business entity does contractual business with certain state agencies. 
SB 143require the sale of aircraft under the control of the Department of Transportation and to declare an emergency. 
SB 144limit increases in spending by state government. 
SB 145revise certain qualifications for the South Dakota opportunity scholarship program. 
SB 148revise certain provisions pertaining to the withdrawal of blood to determine alcohol content. 
SB 149revise certain provisions providing for the method of calculating subsequent DUI offenses. 
SB 157authorize the construction of nursing facilities on American Indian reservations under certain circumstances. 
SB 169limit the subrogation of certain insurers unless and until the insured is made whole. 
SB 170provide for legislative redistricting by a bipartisan, nonlegislative commission. 
SB 179require that certain contested cases be heard by hearing examiners in the Office of Hearing Examiners. 
SB 190revise certain provisions regarding the opt-out rights of credit card customers. 
SB 191establish the South Dakota Early Learning Council, and to establish community planning processes and eligibility criteria for entities seeking state funding to provide voluntary prekindergarten programs to children from low-income families. 
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 10Honoring Tate Bruckner of Menno, South Dakota, for his outstanding performance as a high school athlete and his dedication to his community. 
SC 11Honoring David Maxwell of Parkston, South Dakota, for his determination and outstanding performance as a high school athlete and his dedication to his community. 
SC 20Recognizing Don Meyer for his distinguished service to the State of South Dakota. 
SC 23Congratulating and commending Bryan Hagg, Tony Martinet, and the entire Sioux Falls Lincoln High School Forensic Team for their commitment, dedication, and success at the state and national levels from the 2008 through 2010 forensic seasons. 
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 26Congratulating and commending the Augustana College Women's Basketball Team for its successful 2009-2010 season. 
SC 27Honoring John Frislie of Canton, South Dakota, for his contributions to conservation efforts in southeastern South Dakota and statewide. 
SC 30Commending and honoring former Lieutenant Governor William Dougherty for his many years of service to South Dakota. 
SCR 3Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the South Dakota State Capitol. 
SCR 5Expressing support for the public awareness of multiple sclerosis and recognizing MS Awareness Week as March 8-14, 2010. 

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