Representative J.E. 'Jim' Putnam — 2010


Picture of Representative J.E. 'Jim' Putnam

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 19
Counties: Bon Homme, Douglas, Hanson, Hutchinson, McCook
Occupation: Promotional Advertising


Session Committees

Joint AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 
AppropriationsVice-Chair MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 
Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:30 AM Room 413 

Interim Committees

AppropriationsMember 
BondingMember 
Bureau of Administration Agency ReviewMember 
Executive BoardMember 
Legislative ProcedureMember 

Prime Sponsor

SB 100continue the motorcycle safety education fee. 
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 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 

Co Sponsor

HB 1006repeal, update, and make form and style revisions to certain statutes related to the Department of Transportation. 
HB 1007repeal, update, and make form and style revisions to certain statutes related to the Aeronautics Commission. 
HB 1098require state agencies to conduct a public hearing before acquiring certain real property. 
HB 1108revise the definition of general fund base percentage in the calculation of state aid to education. 
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 1134revise the organizational status of the Mike Durfee State Prison. 
HB 1138create certified technology parks or certified sites to enhance knowledge and tech-based economic development. 
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 1174authorize an increase in the compensation for members of the board of directors of water user districts. 
HB 1185provide property tax benefits to the surviving spouses of certain disabled veterans. 
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 1258authorize grants and loans from the revolving economic development and initiative fund to certain venture capital funds and to establish a certification process for capital venture funds and for businesses seeking financial assistance from these capital venture funds. 
HB 1262adjust certain registration fees for the use of motor vehicles on the public highways. 
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 1011Commending the 2008 and 2009 Platte-Geddes Black Panthers High School Cheerleaders for receiving the Spirit of Six award at the State A Boys' Basketball Tournament. 
HC 1016Commending the Wagner Red Raiders Volleyball Team for its 2008 and 2009 State A Volleyball Championships. 
HC 1020Honoring the three-time State B Champion Wagner High School Red Raider Wrestling Team and its coaches. 
HC 1026Recognizing the South Dakota State University Women's Basketball Team on its outstanding athletic and academic achievements. 
HCR 1001Urging Congress to pass a balanced, well-funded, multi-year federal highway program which provides connectivity and mobility to both rural and urban areas. 
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 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 1008Urging Congress to oppose current energy and climate legislation under consideration in the United States Senate. 
HCR 1009Calling for a balanced approach for instruction in the public schools relating to global climatic change. 
HCR 1014Urging the members of the United States Congress to propose the Parental Rights Amendment to the states for ratification. 
HJR 1004Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election amendments to Article XIII of the Constitution, relating to the trust fund created from the proceeds of the state cement enterprise sales. 
SB 1increase certain registration fees and taxes for the use of motor vehicles on the public highways and to declare an emergency. 
SB 72revise certain provisions regarding the testing of applicants for a driver license. 
SB 89exempt from federal regulation any firearm, firearm accessory, or ammunition manufactured and retained in South Dakota. 
SB 93exempt certain small wind energy facilities from property taxation. 
SB 94provide for the establishment of rural community-based energy development projects. 
SB 99revise the distribution of the pesticide registration fee and to establish the weed and pest early detection rapid response fund. 
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 120revise the appropriations budget transfer process. 
SB 122repeal certain procedures required when actual state revenues fall below legislatively adopted estimates. 
SB 177revise certain provisions regarding the appropriation process. 
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 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. 
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 5Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article III of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the authority of a special interim legislative committee to approve the transfer of appropriated funds. 

Hearings

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