Senator Stanford M. Adelstein — 2010


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Party: Republican
Term: New Member
District: 32
Counties: Pennington
Occupation: CEO, Northwestern Engineering Company


Session Committees

Commerce and EnergyMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 423 
Health and Human ServicesChair MWF 10:00 AM Room 412 
TaxationMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 423 

Prime Sponsor

SB 92revise certain provisions relating to the reimbursement of referring counties for certain mental health services. 
SB 134provide for divestiture of state investment funds in certain companies liable to sanctions under the Iran Sanctions Act of 1996. 
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 181temporarily increase the state sales and use tax to fund the state budget shortfall and to declare an emergency. 
SB 193expand medicaid eligibility for pregnant women and to provide an appropriation therefor. 
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. 
HB 1069revise certain provisions relating to the transportation of alcoholic beverages and to authorize transportation by religious organizations 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 1160allow certain students to participate in the opportunity scholarship program under certain circumstances. 
HB 1179revise certain provisions concerning the period within which tax deeds may be procured. 
HB 1180provide for the issuance of an on-sale license and malt beverage license for the county fairgrounds and to authorize counties to issue an additional on-sale license. 
HB 1185provide property tax benefits to the surviving spouses of certain disabled veterans. 
HB 1213allow artisan distillers and farm wineries to sell certain distilled spirits to wholesalers and retailers. 
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. 
HB 1259allow school districts to charge students a fee to participate in interscholastic activities for which no academic credit is earned. 

Co Sponsor

SB 74clarify the use of treatments involving human embryonic stem cells. 
SB 76revise the composition of the State Veterans' Commission. 
SB 83provide for the self-administration of prescription asthma and anaphylaxis medication by students. 
SB 87require evidence of financial responsibility at the time of certain vehicle registrations. 
SB 89exempt from federal regulation any firearm, firearm accessory, or ammunition manufactured and retained in South Dakota. 
SB 104revise certain provisions regarding disclosure of public information and public meetings. 
SB 110provide for the posting of a bond by parolees under certain circumstances. 
SB 124establish the per student allocation for FY 2011, and to revise the index factor in the state aid to education formula. 
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 140reorganize the Department of Tourism and State Development. 
SB 157authorize the construction of nursing facilities on American Indian reservations under certain circumstances. 
SB 158provide certain requirements for tanning facilities. 
SB 169limit the subrogation of certain insurers unless and until the insured is made whole. 
SB 179require that certain contested cases be heard by hearing examiners in the Office of Hearing Examiners. 
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 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 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. 
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 1095permit local industrial development corporations to conduct bingo games and lotteries under certain conditions. 
HB 1134revise the organizational status of the Mike Durfee State Prison. 
HB 1141provide for legislative redistricting based on single-member house districts. 
HB 1144revise the Human Relations Act to include additional categories of persons. 
HB 1156provide health insurance coverage for contraceptive drugs and devices. 
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 1162limit the liability of covered persons if health care service contractors are impaired or liquidated. 
HB 1165revise the procedure for reissuing certain alcoholic beverage licenses. 
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 1193allow certain local governments to participate in the state health insurance plan. 
HB 1197revise certain provisions concerning railroad tax credits. 
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 1218provide for the election of the secretary of agriculture. 
HB 1219provide for the transport of certain students to centrally designated distribution points. 
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. 
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 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. 

Hearings

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