Representative Patrick A. Kirschman — 2010


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Party: Democrat
Term: New Member
District: 15
Counties: Minnehaha
Occupation: Retired Baker


Session Committees

Commerce and EnergyMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 464 
Retirement LawsMember Call of Chair 3:00 PM Room 413 
TaxationMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 464 

Interim Committees

Retirement LawsMember 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1148authorize counties to change the method of electing the county board of commissioners to either an at-large or district basis. 
SB 116require that certain insurers provide notice by certified or registered mail under certain circumstances. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1005make form and style revisions to certain statutes related to the Bureau of Personnel. 
HB 1088revise certain provisions regarding the rights of certain new vehicle dealers and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1094subject the gross receipts of contractors engaged in realty improvement contracts for certain municipal utilities to the contractor's excise tax instead of the alternative contractor's excise tax and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1102repeal certain provisions establishing the Wall Lake State Game Bird Refuge in Hand County. 
HB 1122appropriate money for the Northern Crops Institute. 
HB 1125revise certain documentation requirements related to driver licensing. 
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 1142prohibit campaign contributions to candidates for the Public Utilities Commission by certain persons or entities associated with regulated entities. 
HB 1146provide for the regulation of certain commercial dog breeding operations. 
HB 1155require the marking of certain anemometer towers used for wind energy testing purposes. 
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 1165revise the procedure for reissuing certain alcoholic beverage licenses. 
HB 1167revise the term of service of a grand jury. 
HB 1168require children to attend school until age sixteen rather than age eighteen. 
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 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 1192establish an ethanol blender pump incentive grant program, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1197revise certain provisions concerning railroad tax credits. 
HB 1203provide for the regulation of acupuncturists. 
HB 1207revise certain campaign finance requirements. 
HB 1217regulate passenger elevators, escalators, and similar conveyance facilities. 
HB 1218provide for the election of the secretary of agriculture. 
HB 1223provide procedures by which adopted persons may obtain their original birth certificates and the contact preference of birth parents. 
HB 1234increase certain state employee salaries. 
HB 1235increase funding for certain providers of medical services and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1236appropriate money from the education enhancement trust fund for the purpose of providing increased funding for state aid to education. 
HB 1241establish an additional time period during which fireworks may be sold and discharged and to revise certain provisions regarding county regulation of fireworks. 
HB 1245repeal the death penalty and commute certain death sentences to life imprisonment. 
HB 1255lower the state sales and use tax on certain food items and to increase the rate of taxation for the sales and use tax on certain goods and services. 
HB 1272revise certain provisions regarding paternity and termination of parental rights. 
HB 1273restrict certain state purchases of gasoline to ethanol blends. 
HB 1276create a task force to study the functioning of the Office of Tribal Government Relations. 
HC 1003Honoring and congratulating the 2009 State AA Boys Basketball Championship Team from Sioux Falls Lincoln High School. 
HC 1023Commending and honoring the 2009 State A Girls' Cross Country Champions, the Garretson Blue Dragons, for their outstanding athletic performance at the 2009 State A Girls' Cross Country Meet. 
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 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 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. 
SB 71provide driver licensing stations and provide the same level of service at each station as was prior to October 1, 2009. 
SB 88adopt the interstate compact on educational opportunity for military children. 
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 108prohibit dental insurers from setting fees for noncovered services. 
SB 111prohibit certain outside employment and compensation by presidents of state institutions of higher education. 
SB 113require the Board of Regents to formulate and promulgate a regental policy on outside employment by institutional officers and employees. 
SB 142prohibit certain business entities and affiliated persons from making political campaign contributions to state officeholders or candidates if the business entity does contractual business with certain state agencies. 
SB 143require the sale of aircraft under the control of the Department of Transportation and to declare an emergency. 
SB 144limit increases in spending by state government. 
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 27Honoring John Frislie of Canton, South Dakota, for his contributions to conservation efforts in southeastern South Dakota and statewide. 
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 6Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election amendments to Articles IV and VIII of the Constitution, to combine the duties of the treasurer and the commissioner of school and public lands. 

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