Representative Eldon E. Nygaard — 2010


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Minority Whip

Party: Democrat
Term: Incumbent
District: 17
Counties: Clay, Turner
Occupation: Attorney


Session Committees

Commerce and EnergyMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 464 
Health and Human ServicesMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 412 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1095permit local industrial development corporations to conduct bingo games and lotteries under certain conditions. 
HB 1178prohibit the use of certain wireless communications devices while driving. 
HB 1226set certain age requirements for persons who sell malt beverages and South Dakota made wine at certain alcoholic beverage off-sale licensees. 
HB 1233provide for a temporary reduction of the salaries of legislators and certain state officers and employees and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1251provide for delivery of alcoholic beverages to the consumer by certain off-sale and package retailers. 
SC 22Congratulating and commending Sam Miller and Tyler Gutzman of Vermillion High School for a triumphant 2008-2009 debate season and for placing tenth in policy debate at the 2009 National Forensics League National Speech and Debate Tournament. 
SCR 5Expressing support for the public awareness of multiple sclerosis and recognizing MS Awareness Week as March 8-14, 2010. 

Co 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 1089clarify permissible insurance policy provisions. 
HB 1092revise the certain provisions concerning continuing liens on wages by garnishment. 
HB 1102repeal certain provisions establishing the Wall Lake State Game Bird Refuge in Hand County. 
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 1140prohibit the use of certain photo radar speed detection systems and of certain photo monitoring devices to detect red light violations. 
HB 1142prohibit campaign contributions to candidates for the Public Utilities Commission by certain persons or entities associated with regulated entities. 
HB 1165revise the procedure for reissuing certain alcoholic beverage licenses. 
HB 1171revise certain provisions regarding the fees for certain special motor vehicle license plates. 
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 1217regulate passenger elevators, escalators, and similar conveyance facilities. 
HB 1218provide for the election of the secretary of agriculture. 
HB 1234increase certain state employee salaries. 
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 1241establish an additional time period during which fireworks may be sold and discharged and to revise certain provisions regarding county regulation of fireworks. 
HB 1245repeal the death penalty and commute certain death sentences to life imprisonment. 
HB 1249provide for the disposition of certain property sold at auction but not claimed. 
HB 1252revise certain provisions related to the payment in lieu of taxes for certain housing projects exempt from property taxation. 
HB 1255lower the state sales and use tax on certain food items and to increase the rate of taxation for the sales and use tax on certain goods and services. 
HB 1259allow school districts to charge students a fee to participate in interscholastic activities for which no academic credit is earned. 
HB 1265revise certain provisions related to indigent counsel. 
HB 1266assess and tax certain outdoor sign structures as real property. 
HB 1267create a new malt beverage retailer licenses that has certain membership and age requirements. 
HB 1273restrict certain state purchases of gasoline to ethanol blends. 
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. 
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. 
SB 70provide certain restrictions regarding the passing of a bicycle. 
SB 72revise certain provisions regarding the testing of applicants for a driver license. 
SB 76revise the composition of the State Veterans' Commission. 
SB 83provide for the self-administration of prescription asthma and anaphylaxis medication by students. 
SB 88adopt the interstate compact on educational opportunity for military children. 
SB 92revise certain provisions relating to the reimbursement of referring counties for certain mental health services. 
SB 96provide for the continuation of the waiver of the collaborative agreement requirement for certified nurse midwives providing out-of-hospital birth services. 
SB 107provide for the practice and regulation of licensed midwives. 
SB 134provide for divestiture of state investment funds in certain companies liable to sanctions under the Iran Sanctions Act of 1996. 
SB 154prohibit the use of tanning devices by minors. 
SB 169limit the subrogation of certain insurers unless and until the insured is made whole. 
SB 174appropriate funds for increased wages for employees of nursing facilities and to transfer funds from the health care trust fund. 
SB 179require that certain contested cases be heard by hearing examiners in the Office of Hearing Examiners. 
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 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 14Honoring and congratulating the members of the 2009 Corsica VFW Teener youth baseball team: Kris Menning, Adam Fink, Aaron Groeneweg, Kiefer Johnson, Luke Bamberg, Colin Wieczorek, Gunner Baan Hofman, Ryan Hongslo, Eric Vanden Hoek, Harlan Big Crow, and Kyle Beltman with bat boy Gavin Zomer and Coaches Bob Bamberg and Dave Holstein on their first-ever State B Baseball Championship Title 
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 27Honoring John Frislie of Canton, South Dakota, for his contributions to conservation efforts in southeastern South Dakota and statewide. 
SCR 3Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the South Dakota State Capitol. 
SCR 4Opposing certain federal legislation related to equine slaughter and processing and urging the reinstatement and funding of federal inspection programs governing equine slaughter and processing facilities. 

Hearings

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