Representative Betty Olson — 2010


Picture of Representative Betty Olson

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 28B
Counties: Butte, Harding, Perkins
Occupation: Rancher/EMT/Substitute Teacher


Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 414 
Local GovernmentMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1121require a permit and fee for public access on certain school and public lands and to establish a penalty. 
HB 1135rescind all previous applications of the State of South Dakota for the calling of a federal constitutional convention to amend the Constitution of the United States. 
HB 1139clarify the application of common law civil trespass on agricultural land and to provide for the recovery of liquidated damages against trespassers. 
HB 1242require that certain land acquisitions by the State of South Dakota be conditioned upon subsequent legislative approval. 
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. 
SB 80clarify certain conditions of service by elected municipal officials. 
SB 178provide for the issuance of reduced fee hunting and fishing licenses to certain persons with disabilities. 
SC 16Honoring Newell, South Dakota, on the occasion of its centennial celebration and supporting Labor Day in Newell. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1066provide for the issuance of landowner-sponsored big game hunting licenses. 
HB 1067restrict the entry of conservation officers onto certain private land without permission. 
HB 1068revise the limitation on damages for medical malpractice actions. 
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 1085prohibit certain interaction between children and registered sex offenders at youth activities. 
HB 1086permit certain municipalities to issue an additional off-sale alcoholic beverage license. 
HB 1087provide criteria for enacting ordinances or amendments thereto that have a retrospective application and to repeal certain provisions related to the enforcement of ordinances. 
HB 1092revise the certain provisions concerning continuing liens on wages by garnishment. 
HB 1096revise the penalty for an open burning violation in the Black Hills Forest Fire Protection District. 
HB 1098require state agencies to conduct a public hearing before acquiring certain real property. 
HB 1102repeal certain provisions establishing the Wall Lake State Game Bird Refuge in Hand County. 
HB 1106limit the fee that may be charged for inmate labor used in response to emergency and disaster situations. 
HB 1113specify certain animal species for animal damage control. 
HB 1114broaden the policy review committee for animal damage control. 
HB 1115provide for annual audits of the state predatory animal control fund. 
HB 1120revise certain provisions and assessments related to the South Dakota Oilseeds Council. 
HB 1125revise certain documentation requirements related to driver licensing. 
HB 1127authorize landowners and lessees to possess certain game animal and game bird trophies. 
HB 1129provide for the early reinstatement of a student expelled from school under certain circumstances. 
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 1140prohibit the use of certain photo radar speed detection systems and of certain photo monitoring devices to detect red light violations. 
HB 1157provide for the public release of certain subscription and licensee lists by the Department of Game, Fish and Parks. 
HB 1160allow certain students to participate in the opportunity scholarship program under certain circumstances. 
HB 1161provide that an out-of-country foreign judgment need not be recognized if the cause of action resulted in a defamation judgment obtained in a jurisdiction outside the United States, unless a court in this state first determines that the defamation law applied in the foreign court's adjudication provided at least as much protection for freedom of speech and press as would be provided in this state. 
HB 1168require children to attend school until age sixteen rather than age eighteen. 
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 1170authorize the issuance of certain lifetime hunting and fishing licenses. 
HB 1171revise certain provisions regarding the fees for certain special motor vehicle license plates. 
HB 1178prohibit the use of certain wireless communications devices while driving. 
HB 1179revise certain provisions concerning the period within which tax deeds may be procured. 
HB 1183authorize birth centers to operate in the state. 
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 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 1192establish an ethanol blender pump incentive grant program, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1198allow municipalities to impose an additional penny sales and use tax for a limited period of time for a specified use. 
HB 1199provide for the temporary curtailment of out-of-state legislative travel. 
HB 1200provide for a temporary decrease in legislative salaries. 
HB 1203provide for the regulation of acupuncturists. 
HB 1204authorize reasonable suspicion testing and prohibit the use of controlled substances by welfare recipients.  
HB 1205prohibit and penalize certain alien employment. 
HB 1208provide for legislative representation on the Game, Fish and Parks Commission. 
HB 1216prohibit local units of government from requiring fire sprinklers in single family dwellings. 
HB 1218provide for the election of the secretary of agriculture. 
HB 1230permit certain persons to assist women during pregnancy and childbirth under certain conditions. 
HB 1250provide that ordinances or amendments may not have a retrospective application. 
HB 1264provide for the issuance of free antlerless deer licenses to certain landowners and lessees. 
HB 1266assess and tax certain outdoor sign structures as real property. 
HB 1268establish certain requirements and safeguards relating to wind easements and wind energy leases. 
HB 1272revise certain provisions regarding paternity and termination of parental rights. 
HB 1277provide for a process of obtaining certain information from online content providers in slander and libel actions. 
HB 1278provide for a process of obtaining certain information from online content providers in slander and libel actions. 
HC 1002Commending and honoring the Belle Fourche Middle School students for their dedication to South Dakota's World War II veterans. 
HC 1015Honoring Nisland, South Dakota, on the occasion of its centennial celebration. 
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 1002Requesting federal natural resource agencies to refrain from designating wilderness or roadless areas in South Dakota without Legislative approval. 
HCR 1003Supporting the reintroduction of horse slaughter and processing operations in the United States. 
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. 
HCR 1017Opposing federal control of state water rights through unnecessary expansion of the federal Clean Water Act 
SB 72revise certain provisions regarding the testing of applicants for a driver license. 
SB 75define certain terms related to liability for agritourism activities. 
SB 85revise the continuing education requirements for certain veterinarians. 
SB 86revise certain requirements related to the licensure of veterinarians. 
SB 89exempt from federal regulation any firearm, firearm accessory, or ammunition manufactured and retained in South Dakota. 
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 107provide for the practice and regulation of licensed midwives. 
SB 109revise certain provisions concerning the deposit of county funds related to the 24/7 sobriety program. 
SB 118allow the register of deeds to electronically preserve certain documents. 
SB 126permit flexible staffing for local government public safety answering points. 
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 141establish certain provisions regarding documents or instruments filed with the register of deeds that may contain personally identifiable information and to revise certain format requirements relating to real estate documents filed with the register of deeds. 
SB 156require that determinations in both adult and juvenile court proceedings relative to a controlled substance violation of a high school student participating in extracurricular activities be reported to the South Dakota High School Activities Association and to the school administrator. 
SB 157authorize the construction of nursing facilities on American Indian reservations under certain circumstances. 
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 180clarify certain statutes prohibiting political subdivisions from restricting firearms. 
SB 186change the unemployment insurance wage base and contribution rates and to declare an emergency. 
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 15Honoring and supporting Pioneer Days in Dupree, South Dakota, on the occasion of Dupree's centennial anniversary. 
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 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 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. 
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. 

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