Representative Don Kopp — 2010


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Party: Republican
Term: New Member
District: 35
Counties: Pennington
Occupation: Forestry Consultant


Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 414 
TransportationMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 413 

Prime Sponsor

HCR 1009Calling for a balanced approach for instruction in the public schools relating to global climatic change. 
SB 180clarify certain statutes prohibiting political subdivisions from restricting firearms. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1005make form and style revisions to certain statutes related to the Bureau of Personnel. 
HB 1067restrict the entry of conservation officers onto certain private land without permission. 
HB 1068revise the limitation on damages for medical malpractice actions. 
HB 1085prohibit certain interaction between children and registered sex offenders at youth activities. 
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 1088revise certain provisions regarding the rights of certain new vehicle dealers and to declare an emergency. 
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 1099permit taxing districts to revise the base amount of revenue payable from property taxes. 
HB 1116limit certain outside employment and compensation by presidents and executive officers of state institutions of higher education. 
HB 1119prohibit certain acts of sexual penetration and contact between certain school employees and students and to provide penalties therefor. 
HB 1120revise certain provisions and assessments related to the South Dakota Oilseeds Council. 
HB 1122appropriate money for the Northern Crops Institute. 
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 1134revise the organizational status of the Mike Durfee State Prison. 
HB 1148authorize counties to change the method of electing the county board of commissioners to either an at-large or district basis. 
HB 1154require written incident notice from law enforcement to a juvenile's school under certain circumstances. 
HB 1160allow certain students to participate in the opportunity scholarship program under certain circumstances. 
HB 1167revise the term of service of a grand jury. 
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 1179revise certain provisions concerning the period within which tax deeds may be procured. 
HB 1182prohibit certain employment practices. 
HB 1183authorize birth centers to operate in the state. 
HB 1185provide property tax benefits to the surviving spouses of certain disabled veterans. 
HB 1195provide for certain overweight permits during the time of seasonal vehicle weight restrictions. 
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 1253refer to a vote of the people a bill to authorize smoking in certain establishments under certain conditions. 
HB 1254revise the requirements for the assignment of certain funeral benefits. 
HB 1266assess and tax certain outdoor sign structures as real property. 
HB 1267create a new malt beverage retailer licenses that has certain membership and age requirements. 
HB 1274repeal certain restrictions relating to the location of apiaries. 
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 1010Commending and honoring South Dakota's one hundred eighty-eight agriculture educators on National Teach Agriculture Day, February 25, 2010. 
HC 1018Commending and honoring the 2009 State A Boys' Track Champions, the Dell Rapids Quarriers, for their outstanding athletic performance in Spearfish and Rapid City at the 2009 State A Boys' Track 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 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 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 
HJR 1001Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election a new section to Article XXI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to freedom of choice in health care. 
SB 72revise certain provisions regarding the testing of applicants for a driver license. 
SB 89exempt from federal regulation any firearm, firearm accessory, or ammunition manufactured and retained in South Dakota. 
SB 93exempt certain small wind energy facilities from property taxation. 
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 111prohibit certain outside employment and compensation by presidents of state institutions of higher education. 
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 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. 
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. 
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. 

Hearings

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