Representative Ed McLaughlin — 2010


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Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 34
Counties: Pennington
Occupation: Ret. Mayor/Ins./Educator


Session Committees

EducationChair MWF 7:45 AM Room 413 
TransportationMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 413 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1172repeal certain provisions requiring the approval of the planning commission for the construction of utilities and public facilities. 
HB 1181eliminate the consolidation incentives for any school districts that consolidate after July 1, 2010. 
HB 1232repeal provisions allowing for the two-year averaging of a school district's fall enrollment for the purpose of calculating state aid to education. 
SB 181temporarily increase the state sales and use tax to fund the state budget shortfall and to declare an emergency. 

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 1105permit the record of a person's arrest to be expunged. 
HB 1116limit certain outside employment and compensation by presidents and executive officers of state institutions of higher education. 
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 1143authorize the posting of certain information on the internet by school districts in addition to or in lieu of certain publication requirements. 
HB 1144revise the Human Relations Act to include additional categories of persons. 
HB 1146provide for the regulation of certain commercial dog breeding operations. 
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 1153repeal the requirement that a railroad obtain authority from the Governor or the Transportation Commission before the railroad may exercise the power of eminent domain. 
HB 1160allow certain students to participate in the opportunity scholarship program under certain circumstances. 
HB 1166clarify the locations where the local boards of equalization may meet. 
HB 1175provide for the establishment of performance standards for certified teachers, and to provide for the evaluation of the performance of certified teachers. 
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 1201provide that certain tax laws applicable on December 31, 2009, apply to certain wills and trusts that refer to federal estate and generation-skipping transfer tax laws, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1224revise the payment schedule for the South Dakota opportunity scholarship program. 
HB 1231provide for the monitoring of the prescribing and dispensing of controlled substances. 
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 1259allow school districts to charge students a fee to participate in interscholastic activities for which no academic credit is earned. 
HB 1262adjust certain registration fees for the use of motor vehicles on the public highways. 
HB 1266assess and tax certain outdoor sign structures as real property. 
HB 1278provide for a process of obtaining certain information from online content providers in slander and libel actions. 
HC 1001Commending and honoring Greg Mortenson for his sixteen years of visionary work in building schools and relationships in the most remote regions of Afghanistan and Pakistan. 
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 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 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 1008Urging Congress to oppose current energy and climate legislation under consideration in the United States Senate. 
HCR 1013Supporting comprehensive anti-bullying programs and policies in schools, and the creation of an atmosphere of zero tolerance for bullying behavior in any place where children congregate. 
SB 1increase certain registration fees and taxes for the use of motor vehicles on the public highways and to declare an emergency. 
SB 75define certain terms related to liability for agritourism activities. 
SB 84revise certain provisions relating to comparative negligence. 
SB 87require evidence of financial responsibility at the time of certain vehicle registrations. 
SB 92revise certain provisions relating to the reimbursement of referring counties for certain mental health services. 
SB 98revise certain provisions regarding the yielding of the right-of-way to pedestrians making a crossing of a highway. 
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 128allow certain taxing districts to exceed the maximum property tax levy as the median level of assessment is adjusted. 
SB 129revise the taxable percentage of property for nonagricultural and owner-occupied property classifications. 
SB 130revise certain provisions concerning the township road system. 
SB 132permit the utilization of certain DNA samples to determine parentage under certain conditions. 
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 140reorganize the Department of Tourism and State Development. 
SB 145revise certain qualifications for the South Dakota opportunity scholarship program. 
SB 152provide procedures by which adopted persons may obtain their original birth certificates. 
SB 153equalize certain maximum general fund levies for school districts. 
SB 154prohibit the use of tanning devices by minors. 
SB 157authorize the construction of nursing facilities on American Indian reservations under certain circumstances. 
SB 158provide certain requirements for tanning facilities. 
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 5Commending and honoring the 2008-2009 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: Don Kirkegaard, Britton-Hecla, School Superintendent; Sherry Hansen, Tripp-Delmont, School Business Official; Dr. Jackie McNamara, Sioux Falls, Elementary School Principal; Jerry Rasmussen, Dakota Valley, Secondary School Principal; Dr. Debra Johnson, Chamberlain, Middle School Principal; Don Lyon, Meade, Assistant Secondary Principal; Darci Love, Huron, Curriculum Director; and John Fathke, South Central Ed Coop, Director of Special Education for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. 
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 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 2Strongly supporting influenza vaccination for health care workers who have direct patient contact. 
SCR 3Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the South Dakota State Capitol. 

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