Senator Tom Hansen — 2010


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Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 22
Counties: Beadle, Kingsbury
Occupation: Animal Nutritionist


Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 412 
Health and Human ServicesVice-Chair MWF 10:00 AM Room 412 
TaxationChair MWF 10:00 AM Room 423 

Interim Committees

Department of Environment & Natural Resources Agency ReviewChair 

Prime Sponsor

SB 85revise the continuing education requirements for certain veterinarians. 
SB 86revise certain requirements related to the licensure of veterinarians. 
SB 90provide an exception from one-call notification requirements to natural gas operators in emergency situations. 
SB 99revise the distribution of the pesticide registration fee and to establish the weed and pest early detection rapid response fund. 
SJR 2Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article III, section 6 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to four-year legislative terms and term limits. 
HB 1090revise certain provisions concerning the county legal expense relief fund. 
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 1120revise certain provisions and assessments related to the South Dakota Oilseeds Council. 
HB 1172repeal certain provisions requiring the approval of the planning commission for the construction of utilities and public facilities. 
HB 1252revise certain provisions related to the payment in lieu of taxes for certain housing projects exempt from property taxation. 
HB 1265revise certain provisions related to indigent counsel. 

Co Sponsor

SB 70provide certain restrictions regarding the passing of a bicycle. 
SB 81exempt open-loop prepaid cards from unclaimed property provisions. 
SB 87require evidence of financial responsibility at the time of certain vehicle registrations. 
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 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 124establish the per student allocation for FY 2011, and to revise the index factor in the state aid to education formula. 
SB 130revise certain provisions concerning the township road system. 
SB 133revise certain procedures for handling complaints regarding open meeting requirements. 
SB 140reorganize the Department of Tourism and State Development. 
SB 157authorize the construction of nursing facilities on American Indian reservations under certain circumstances. 
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 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 13Commending the Boys & Girls Clubs of South Dakota and honoring the 2010 Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year Contestants Melissa Howe, representing the Boys & Girls Clubs of Three District Youth Services; Arisbet Escalante, representing the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Black Hills; Bryana Schull, representing Ellsworth Air Force Base Youth Activities Center; Kami Bailey, representing the Boys & Girls Club of Watertown; Nikol Purucker, representing the Boys & Girls Club of Brookings; and Torey Williams, representing the Boys & Girls Club of Aberdeen. 
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 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 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 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 1094subject the gross receipts of contractors engaged in realty improvement contracts for certain municipal utilities to the contractor's excise tax instead of the alternative contractor's excise tax and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1101provide for restructuring the membership of the Corn Utilization 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 1136limit asbestos-related liabilities for certain successor corporations. 
HB 1138create certified technology parks or certified sites to enhance knowledge and tech-based economic development. 
HB 1147permit townships to provide certain health, life, and disability income insurance benefits. 
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 1165revise the procedure for reissuing certain alcoholic beverage licenses. 
HB 1166clarify the locations where the local boards of equalization may meet. 
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 1176authorize certain licensed hunters who are quadriplegic to hunt using a designated hunter. 
HB 1194revise certain provisions concerning wind easements and to specify certain information to be included in the recorded documents. 
HB 1219provide for the transport of certain students to centrally designated distribution points. 
HB 1262adjust certain registration fees for the use of motor vehicles on the public highways. 
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. 
HB 1273restrict certain state purchases of gasoline to ethanol blends. 
HC 1026Recognizing the South Dakota State University Women's Basketball Team on its outstanding athletic and academic achievements. 
HCR 1011Endorsing Taiwan's participation as observer in the International Civil Aviation Organization and United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. 

Hearings

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