Senator Scott N. Heidepriem — 2010


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Minority Leader

Party: Democrat
Term: Incumbent
District: 13
Counties: Lincoln, Minnehaha
Occupation: Lawyer


Session Committees

JudiciaryMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 413 
Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 
State AffairsMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 414 

Interim Committees

Legislative ProcedureMember 

Prime Sponsor

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 165prohibit certain corporate contributions to political causes or candidates without shareholder approval. 
SJR 6Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election amendments to Articles IV and VIII of the Constitution, to combine the duties of the treasurer and the commissioner of school and public lands. 
HB 1142prohibit campaign contributions to candidates for the Public Utilities Commission by certain persons or entities associated with regulated entities. 
HB 1186prohibit certain regulated entities from providing financial support for events involving the Public Utilities Commission. 
HB 1207revise certain campaign finance requirements. 
HB 1225provide for a process to limit state government spending. 
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. 
HC 1003Honoring and congratulating the 2009 State AA Boys Basketball Championship Team from Sioux Falls Lincoln High School. 
HC 1008Honoring Sioux Falls Washington High School teacher Kira Christensen as the recipient of the 2009 Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award. 
HC 1009Congratulating the Sioux Falls Washington High School Football Team and its coaches and student managers for their 2009 South Dakota State AA Championship season. 
HC 1021Honoring Travis Shafer, Zach Avre, and Ali Pearson from Washington High School in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, as finalists for the Merit Scholarship Awards. 
HC 1022Honoring the success of the Sioux Falls Washington High School Warriors Cross Country and Track and Field Teams and their members for their achievements in 2009. 
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. 
HCR 1015Supporting the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. 
HJR 1003Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article XII of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the limitation of expenditures for the State of South Dakota. 

Co Sponsor

SB 67revise the property tax levies for the general fund of a school district. 
SB 71provide driver licensing stations and provide the same level of service at each station as was prior to October 1, 2009. 
SB 74clarify the use of treatments involving human embryonic stem cells. 
SB 76revise the composition of the State Veterans' Commission. 
SB 84revise certain provisions relating to comparative negligence. 
SB 88adopt the interstate compact on educational opportunity for military children. 
SB 90provide an exception from one-call notification requirements to natural gas operators in emergency situations. 
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 102modify and continue the lease agreement on the Black Hills Playhouse. 
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 122repeal certain procedures required when actual state revenues fall below legislatively adopted estimates. 
SB 124establish the per student allocation for FY 2011, and to revise the index factor in the state aid to education formula. 
SB 132permit the utilization of certain DNA samples to determine parentage under certain conditions. 
SB 134provide for divestiture of state investment funds in certain companies liable to sanctions under the Iran Sanctions Act of 1996. 
SB 150provide for an interim study of the potential creation of a Department of Veterans Affairs as a cabinet-level department. 
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 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 3Commending and honoring the Tyndall Accordion Club for their dedication to playing and sharing accordion music for over two decades. 
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 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 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 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 15Honoring and supporting Pioneer Days in Dupree, South Dakota, on the occasion of Dupree's centennial anniversary. 
SC 16Honoring Newell, South Dakota, on the occasion of its centennial celebration and supporting Labor Day in Newell. 
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. 
HB 1088revise certain provisions regarding the rights of certain new vehicle dealers and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1109revise certain provisions related to business organizations and to provide for certain filing fees relevant thereto. 
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 1156provide health insurance coverage for contraceptive drugs and devices. 
HB 1170authorize the issuance of certain lifetime hunting and fishing licenses. 
HB 1176authorize certain licensed hunters who are quadriplegic to hunt using a designated hunter. 
HB 1184revise employee sick leave used for the care of a spouse, child, or parent of the employee if the spouse, child, or parent has a serious health condition. 
HB 1185provide property tax benefits to the surviving spouses of certain disabled veterans. 
HB 1189prohibit discrimination based on domestic violence in life and health insurance policies. 
HB 1192establish an ethanol blender pump incentive grant program, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1194revise certain provisions concerning wind easements and to specify certain information to be included in the recorded documents. 
HB 1220provide for legislative redistricting by a bipartisan, nonlegislative commission. 
HB 1240create the South Dakota need-based grant fund, to provide for the awarding of certain need-based grants, and to repeal provisions relating to tuition equalization grants.  
HB 1256revise certain provisions regarding the enforcement of the requirement to wear a seat belt in a motor vehicle. 
HB 1273restrict certain state purchases of gasoline to ethanol blends. 
HB 1276create a task force to study the functioning of the Office of Tribal Government Relations. 
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 1010Commending and honoring South Dakota's one hundred eighty-eight agriculture educators on National Teach Agriculture Day, February 25, 2010. 
HC 1018Commending and honoring the 2009 State A Boys' Track Champions, the Dell Rapids Quarriers, for their outstanding athletic performance in Spearfish and Rapid City at the 2009 State A Boys' Track Meet. 
HC 1019Honoring Joey Painter of Harding County High School for her outstanding achievements as a three-event state rodeo champion and her third-time recognition with an all-around cowgirl title. 
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 1016Opposing certain indirect land use change provisions that unfairly impact biofuels production in the United States. 

Hearings

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