Senator Jim Arnold. Bradford — 2010


Picture of Senator Jim Arnold. Bradford

Party: Republican
Term: Other House
District: 27
Counties: Bennett, Haakon, Jackson, Oglala Lakota, Pennington
Occupation: Retired Teacher/Rancher


Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 412 
Local GovernmentVice-Chair MWF 7:45 AM Room 412 

Interim Committees

Department of Environment & Natural Resources Agency ReviewMember 
State-Tribal RelationsChair 

Prime Sponsor

SB 157authorize the construction of nursing facilities on American Indian reservations under certain circumstances. 
SB 163revise the penalty for first degree manslaughter. 
HB 1111revise the penalty for first degree manslaughter. 
HB 1117revise certain provisions concerning the hiring by school districts of persons convicted of felony drug distribution. 
HB 1125revise certain documentation requirements related to driver licensing. 
HB 1134revise the organizational status of the Mike Durfee State Prison. 
HB 1140prohibit the use of certain photo radar speed detection systems and of certain photo monitoring devices to detect red light violations. 
HB 1183authorize birth centers to operate in the state. 
HB 1218provide for the election of the secretary of agriculture. 
HB 1228establish an ancillary standard in determining the best interests of a child. 
HB 1233provide for a temporary reduction of the salaries of legislators and certain state officers and employees and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1247provide for the establishment of school administration regions and to provide for the sharing of certain school administrators and school service specialists among school districts. 
HB 1270revise the conditions pursuant to which the state may enter into tax collection agreements with Indian tribes. 
HB 1271revise certain provisions regarding the information displayed on a noncommercial motor vehicle license plate. 
HB 1276create a task force to study the functioning of the Office of Tribal Government Relations. 
HCR 1007 Urging the Bureau of Indian Education and other federal and state agencies to provide for the design and implementation of appropriate measures of adequate yearly progress for Native American students under the No Child Left Behind Act. 
HCR 1018Expressing concern at the ruling by the United States Supreme Court in the case of Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission and to request a constitutional amendment to reverse the decision. 

Co Sponsor

SB 75define certain terms related to liability for agritourism activities. 
SB 76revise the composition of the State Veterans' Commission. 
SB 89exempt from federal regulation any firearm, firearm accessory, or ammunition manufactured and retained in South Dakota. 
SB 92revise certain provisions relating to the reimbursement of referring counties for certain mental health services. 
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 96provide for the continuation of the waiver of the collaborative agreement requirement for certified nurse midwives providing out-of-hospital birth services. 
SB 99revise the distribution of the pesticide registration fee and to establish the weed and pest early detection rapid response fund. 
SB 104revise certain provisions regarding disclosure of public information and public meetings. 
SB 107provide for the practice and regulation of licensed midwives. 
SB 111prohibit certain outside employment and compensation by presidents of state institutions of higher education. 
SB 127ensure certain rights related to the marketing of products, commodities, and livestock. 
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 137nullify certain federal health care laws within the state of South Dakota. 
SB 150provide for an interim study of the potential creation of a Department of Veterans Affairs as a cabinet-level department. 
SB 154prohibit the use of tanning devices by minors. 
SB 161impose a fee on certain pipelines carrying crude oil and to create a crude oil pipeline compensation fund that may be used in the event of a crude oil spill. 
SB 164require the Board of Regents to prepare a plan for the establishment of a community college system in South Dakota. 
SB 169limit the subrogation of certain insurers unless and until the insured is made whole. 
SB 181temporarily increase the state sales and use tax to fund the state budget shortfall and to declare an emergency. 
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 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 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 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 26Congratulating and commending the Augustana College Women's Basketball Team for its successful 2009-2010 season. 
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 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. 
HB 1005make form and style revisions to certain statutes related to the Bureau of Personnel. 
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 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 1141provide for legislative redistricting based on single-member house districts. 
HB 1142prohibit campaign contributions to candidates for the Public Utilities Commission by certain persons or entities associated with regulated entities. 
HB 1144revise the Human Relations Act to include additional categories of persons. 
HB 1145limit certain requirements associated with animal identification systems. 
HB 1157provide for the public release of certain subscription and licensee lists by the Department of Game, Fish and Parks. 
HB 1167revise the term of service of a grand jury. 
HB 1170authorize the issuance of certain lifetime hunting and fishing licenses. 
HB 1175provide for the establishment of performance standards for certified teachers, and to provide for the evaluation of the performance of certified teachers. 
HB 1176authorize certain licensed hunters who are quadriplegic to hunt using a designated hunter. 
HB 1181eliminate the consolidation incentives for any school districts that consolidate after July 1, 2010. 
HB 1186prohibit certain regulated entities from providing financial support for events involving the Public Utilities Commission. 
HB 1187prohibit the killing, injury, or interference with a law enforcement support animal and to establish certain penalties. 
HB 1189prohibit discrimination based on domestic violence in life and health insurance policies. 
HB 1190revise the high school course requirements and the requirements necessary to maintain eligibility for the South Dakota opportunity scholarship program. 
HB 1191revise certain provisions regarding right-of-way easements for isolated tracts of land. 
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 1196establish a certain distance from the municipality's corporate limits in which the municipality has planning and zoning authority. 
HB 1207revise certain campaign finance requirements. 
HB 1213allow artisan distillers and farm wineries to sell certain distilled spirits to wholesalers and retailers. 
HB 1259allow school districts to charge students a fee to participate in interscholastic activities for which no academic credit is earned. 
HB 1264provide for the issuance of free antlerless deer licenses to certain landowners and lessees. 
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. 
HB 1274repeal certain restrictions relating to the location of apiaries. 
HC 1010Commending and honoring South Dakota's one hundred eighty-eight agriculture educators on National Teach Agriculture Day, February 25, 2010. 
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 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 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 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 1009Calling for a balanced approach for instruction in the public schools relating to global climatic change. 
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. 
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. 

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