Senator Larry R. Rhoden — 2010


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Majority Whip

Party: Republican
Term: Other House
District: 29
Counties: Butte, Meade, Pennington
Occupation: Rancher


Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesChair TTh 10:00 AM Room 412 
State AffairsMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 414 

Interim Committees

Ag. Land Assessment Task ForceChair 
Department of Environment & Natural Resources Agency ReviewMember 

Prime Sponsor

SB 79revise certain format requirements relating to real estate documents to be filed with the register of deeds. 
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 107provide for the practice and regulation of licensed midwives. 
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 1096revise the penalty for an open burning violation in the Black Hills Forest Fire Protection District. 
HB 1101provide for restructuring the membership of the Corn Utilization Council. 
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 1126require property owners of a homestead who are delinquent in paying their property taxes to notify the county treasurer when they meet certain age requirements. 
HB 1136limit asbestos-related liabilities for certain successor corporations. 
HB 1246revise the definition of new business facilities that are eligible for certain tax refunds and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1257remove certain provisions relating to countersignatures for insurance producers. 
HB 1263revise certain provisions relating to the terms of wind easements and wind energy leases. 
HB 1266assess and tax certain outdoor sign structures as real property. 
HC 1002Commending and honoring the Belle Fourche Middle School students for their dedication to South Dakota's World War II veterans. 
HC 1005Honoring Jessica Loobey as a Prudential Spirit of Community Award recipient. 
HC 1014Commending and congratulating the Sturgis Brown High School Scoopers Wrestling Team on winning the 2010 South Dakota Class A Wrestling Championship. 
HC 1015Honoring Nisland, South Dakota, on the occasion of its centennial celebration. 
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 1017Opposing federal control of state water rights through unnecessary expansion of the federal Clean Water Act 

Co Sponsor

SB 75define certain terms related to liability for agritourism activities. 
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 91require legislative approval of certain gaming compacts with Indian tribes. 
SB 98revise certain provisions regarding the yielding of the right-of-way to pedestrians making a crossing of a highway. 
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 110provide for the posting of a bond by parolees under certain circumstances. 
SB 132permit the utilization of certain DNA samples to determine parentage under certain conditions. 
SB 137nullify certain federal health care laws within the state of South Dakota. 
SB 138revise certain provisions regarding long-range financing plans required by the Board of Regents for improvements financed by private donations. 
SB 139permit the secretary of state to cancel a trademark or service mark registration under certain conditions. 
SB 157authorize the construction of nursing facilities on American Indian reservations under certain circumstances. 
SB 169limit the subrogation of certain insurers unless and until the insured is made whole. 
SB 195revise the refunds for new or expanded agricultural facilities and new or expanded business facilities and to sunset the refunds for new or expanded agricultural facilities and new or expanded business facilities. 
SC 3Commending and honoring the Tyndall Accordion Club for their dedication to playing and sharing accordion music for over two decades. 
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 8Commending and honoring the South Dakota Association of Community Based Services, as the recipient of the national "Moving Mountains Best Practice Award" for 2008-2009 from the University of Minnesota's Research and Training Center on Community Living and the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals. 
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 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 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. 
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. 
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. 
HB 1009revise certain provisions regarding the documentation of data used to make adjustments for factors that affect the capacity of the land to produce agricultural products during the assessment process. 
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 1085prohibit certain interaction between children and registered sex offenders at youth activities. 
HB 1088revise certain provisions regarding the rights of certain new vehicle dealers and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1095permit local industrial development corporations to conduct bingo games and lotteries under certain conditions. 
HB 1098require state agencies to conduct a public hearing before acquiring certain real property. 
HB 1120revise certain provisions and assessments related to the South Dakota Oilseeds Council. 
HB 1121require a permit and fee for public access on certain school and public lands and to establish a penalty. 
HB 1122appropriate money for the Northern Crops Institute. 
HB 1127authorize landowners and lessees to possess certain game animal and game bird trophies. 
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 1137permit the secretary of state to cancel a trademark or service mark registration under certain conditions. 
HB 1138create certified technology parks or certified sites to enhance knowledge and tech-based economic development. 
HB 1139clarify the application of common law civil trespass on agricultural land and to provide for the recovery of liquidated damages against trespassers. 
HB 1143authorize the posting of certain information on the internet by school districts in addition to or in lieu of certain publication requirements. 
HB 1160allow certain students to participate in the opportunity scholarship program under certain circumstances. 
HB 1165revise the procedure for reissuing certain alcoholic beverage licenses. 
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 1176authorize certain licensed hunters who are quadriplegic to hunt using a designated hunter. 
HB 1182prohibit certain employment practices. 
HB 1188restrict the use of minor adjustments to school district boundaries and to revise the application process for minor boundary changes. 
HB 1190revise the high school course requirements and the requirements necessary to maintain eligibility for the South Dakota opportunity scholarship program. 
HB 1195provide for certain overweight permits during the time of seasonal vehicle weight restrictions. 
HB 1203provide for the regulation of acupuncturists. 
HB 1208provide for legislative representation on the Game, Fish and Parks Commission. 
HB 1212provide counties the authority to acquire, construct, maintain, and operate sewer utility systems. 
HB 1214allow for the acquisition of the fee ownership of highway right-of way land for certain local governments. 
HB 1216prohibit local units of government from requiring fire sprinklers in single family dwellings. 
HB 1230permit certain persons to assist women during pregnancy and childbirth under certain conditions. 
HB 1242require that certain land acquisitions by the State of South Dakota be conditioned upon subsequent legislative approval. 
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. 
HC 1010Commending and honoring South Dakota's one hundred eighty-eight agriculture educators on National Teach Agriculture Day, February 25, 2010. 
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 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 1011Endorsing Taiwan's participation as observer in the International Civil Aviation Organization and United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. 
HCR 1014Urging the members of the United States Congress to propose the Parental Rights Amendment to the states for ratification. 

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