Senator Jason M. Gant — 2010


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Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 11
Counties: Minnehaha
Occupation: Businessman


Session Committees

Commerce and EnergyMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 423 
Health and Human ServicesMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 412 
Local GovernmentChair MWF 7:45 AM Room 412 

Prime Sponsor

SB 68revise certain provisions relating to standards for new construction. 
SB 78revise the total amount of revenue payable to municipalities from taxes on real property. 
SB 82require certain state contracts to be displayed on a searchable internet website. 
SB 101authorize certain school districts to conduct school board elections during 2011 using voting centers and electronic records. 
SB 118allow the register of deeds to electronically preserve certain documents. 
SB 133revise certain procedures for handling complaints regarding open meeting requirements. 
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. 
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. 
HB 1082permit counties to require criminal background checks for persons seeking employment. 
HB 1091revise certain provisions related to municipal elections in the case of death or withdrawal of a candidate. 
HB 1135rescind all previous applications of the State of South Dakota for the calling of a federal constitutional convention to amend the Constitution of the United States. 
HB 1143authorize the posting of certain information on the internet by school districts in addition to or in lieu of certain publication requirements. 
HB 1206provide that incontestability provisions in certain life insurance policies do not apply in cases of fraud. 
HB 1227permit townships to enroll in certain health, life, and disability income insurance benefits. 
HB 1241establish an additional time period during which fireworks may be sold and discharged and to revise certain provisions regarding county regulation of fireworks. 
HB 1254revise the requirements for the assignment of certain funeral benefits. 
HC 1006Congratulating and honoring Sarah Cork of Jefferson, South Dakota, for receiving a 2010 Prudential Spirit of Community Award for her outstanding record of volunteer service. 
HC 1012Honoring the Sioux Falls Roosevelt High School Boys' Golf Team and the students involved in the program for winning the 2009 State Class AA Boys' Golf Championship. 
HC 1013Congratulating Grant Wynia from Sioux Falls Roosevelt High School for winning the 2009 State Class AA Boys' Golf individual championship title. 

Co Sponsor

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 91require legislative approval of certain gaming compacts with Indian tribes. 
SB 98revise certain provisions regarding the yielding of the right-of-way to pedestrians making a crossing of a highway. 
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 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 115prohibit the sale of contact lenses without a prescription. 
SB 122repeal certain procedures required when actual state revenues fall below legislatively adopted estimates. 
SB 125revise certain provisions relating to violations associated with the statewide one-call notification system. 
SB 126permit flexible staffing for local government public safety answering points. 
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 137nullify certain federal health care laws within the state of South Dakota. 
SB 155revise the rules promulgation process for administrative rules with a financial impact upon political subdivisions of state government. 
SB 180clarify certain statutes prohibiting political subdivisions from restricting firearms. 
SB 184revise certain provisions concerning the taxes imposed by water development districts and the addition and withdrawal of territory for water development districts. 
SB 186change the unemployment insurance wage base and contribution rates and to declare an emergency. 
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 12Honoring Murphy Dods of Sioux Falls, South Dakota Girls State Governor and Daniel Miller of Watertown, South Dakota Boys State Governor; and commending the South Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary for their sponsorship of the Girls State and Boys State programs. 
SC 20Recognizing Don Meyer for his distinguished service to the State of South Dakota. 
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 26Congratulating and commending the Augustana College Women's Basketball Team for its successful 2009-2010 season. 
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. 
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. 
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 1092revise the certain provisions concerning continuing liens on wages by garnishment. 
HB 1093revise the open meeting requirement to permit the use of teleconferencing for rule-making and other purposes. 
HB 1095permit local industrial development corporations to conduct bingo games and lotteries under certain conditions. 
HB 1110revise certain provisions relating to statutory rape. 
HB 1112provide for the timely disposition of certain untried complaints, indictments, and informations upon request of the affected inmates. 
HB 1119prohibit certain acts of sexual penetration and contact between certain school employees and students and to provide penalties therefor. 
HB 1121require a permit and fee for public access on certain school and public lands and to establish a penalty. 
HB 1122appropriate money for the Northern Crops Institute. 
HB 1125revise certain documentation requirements related to driver licensing. 
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 1139clarify the application of common law civil trespass on agricultural land and to provide for the recovery of liquidated damages against trespassers. 
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 1155require the marking of certain anemometer towers used for wind energy testing purposes. 
HB 1165revise the procedure for reissuing certain alcoholic beverage licenses. 
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 1185provide property tax benefits to the surviving spouses of certain disabled veterans. 
HB 1192establish an ethanol blender pump incentive grant program, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1195provide for certain overweight permits during the time of seasonal vehicle weight restrictions. 
HB 1203provide for the regulation of acupuncturists. 
HB 1215appropriate funds for increased wages for employees of nursing facilities and to transfer funds from the health care trust fund. 
HB 1222exempt persons selling certain foods at farmers' markets from licensure requirements and to establish other requirements for the sale of those foods. 
HB 1248revise the definition of fall enrollment in the state aid to education formula and to eliminate the one-time payments for school districts with increasing enrollments. 
HB 1259allow school districts to charge students a fee to participate in interscholastic activities for which no academic credit is earned. 
HB 1273restrict certain state purchases of gasoline to ethanol blends. 
HC 1003Honoring and congratulating the 2009 State AA Boys Basketball Championship Team from Sioux Falls Lincoln High School. 
HC 1026Recognizing the South Dakota State University Women's Basketball Team on its outstanding athletic and academic achievements. 
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 

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