Representative Stace Nelson — 2013


Picture of Representative Stace Nelson

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 19
Counties: Bon Homme, Douglas, Hanson, Hutchinson, McCook
Occupation: Retired NCIS Agent/Small Farmer/USMC Veteran


Session Committees

Commerce and EnergyMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 464 
Local GovernmentMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1067designate POW/MIA Recognition Day as a working holiday. 
HB 1121require the publication of information on the number of veterans and veterans with service-connected disabilities employed by South Dakota state government. 
HB 1122revise certain requirements relating to health insurance plans for county officers and employees. 
HB 1158revise certain provisions relating to the posting of public notice for meetings of public bodies. 
HB 1159revise certain provisions relating to identity theft and employment. 
HB 1160clarify certain penalty provisions relating to damage caused by wildlife to land, livestock, or crops. 
HB 1175establish sanctions relating to the hiring of illegal aliens. 
HB 1221provide for the establishment and maintenance of a state veterans and public servants cemetery and memorial park. 
HB 1222provide that any federal law that attempts to ban firearms, to limit the size of firearm magazines, or to impose other limitations on firearms is unenforceable in South Dakota, to provide a penalty, and to declare an emergency. 
HC 1001Commending and honoring Specialist James Furry for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Soldier of the Year. 
HC 1002Commending and honoring Sergeant Jacob Vissia for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. 
HC 1003Commending and honoring Chief Warrant Officer Four Kenneth Schoenfelder for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Warrant Officer of the Year. 
HC 1004Commending and honoring First Lieutenant Cody Becker for his selection as South Dakota Army National Guard Lieutenant of the Year. 
HC 1007Honoring, commending, and thanking current and past patrolmen, troopers, members, and family members, upon the seventy-fifth anniversary of the founding of the South Dakota Highway Patrol 
HC 1008Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Sergeant Lori Olney upon her retirement, for her many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a member of the South Dakota Highway Patrol. 
HC 1009Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrolman Darren Hall upon his retirement, for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
HC 1010Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrolman Sergeant Doug Sorenson upon his retirement, for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
HC 1011Commending and honoring Senior Master Sergeant James D. Volden for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. 
HC 1012Commending and honoring Senior Airman Jared S. Mengenhausen for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Airman of the Year. 
HC 1013Commending and honoring Captain Nicole Franklin for her selection as South Dakota Air National Guard Lieutenant of the Year for 2012. 
HC 1014Commending and honoring Technical Sergeant Thomas N. Tomko for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. 
HC 1026Posthumously honoring Chief Warrant Officer Two Hans Gukeisen. 
HC 1028Posthumously honoring Staff Sergeant Cory Brooks. 
HC 1029Posthumously honoring Private First Class Sheldon Hawk Eagle. 
HC 1030Posthumously honoring Lance Corporal Jeremy Bohlman. 
HC 1031Posthumously honoring Captain Christopher Soelzer. 
HC 1032Posthumously honoring Chief Warrant Officer Two Scott Saboe. 
HC 1033Posthumously honoring Sergeant Jeremiah Boehmer. 
HC 1034Posthumously honoring Sergeant Allen Kokesh, Jr. 
HC 1035Posthumously honoring Corporal Brett Lundstrom. 
HC 1036Posthumously honoring Staff Sergeant Bryan Berky. 
HC 1037Posthumously honoring Specialist Dennis Jensen. 
HC 1038Posthumously honoring Staff Sergeant LeRoy Webster. 
HC 1039Posthumously honoring Specialist Patrick Herried. 
HC 1040Posthumously honoring Sergeant Dennis Morgan. 
HC 1041Posthumously honoring Senior Airman Jonathan Vega Yelner. 
HC 1042Posthumously honoring Staff Sergeant Jeremy Vrooman. 
HC 1043Posthumously honoring Specialist Estell Turner. 
HC 1044Posthumously honoring Corporal Tanner O'Leary. 
HC 1045Posthumously honoring First Lieutenant Thomas Martin. 
HC 1046Posthumously honoring Staff Sergeant Zachary Tomczak. 
HC 1047Posthumously honoring Staff Sergeant Robb Rolfing. 
HC 1048Posthumously honoring Staff Sergeant Gregory Wagner. 
HC 1049Posthumously honoring Staff Sergeant Daniel Cuka. 
HC 1050Posthumously honoring Sergeant First Class Richard Schild. 
HC 1051Posthumously honoring Chief Warrant Officer Two Paul Pillen. 
HC 1052Posthumously honoring Specialist Daniel Bartels. 
HC 1053Posthumously honoring Staff Sergeant Jason Montefering. 
HC 1054Posthumously honoring Private First Class Gunnar Becker. 
HC 1055Posthumously honoring Lance Corporal Joseph Welke. 
HC 1057Posthumously honoring Captain Dale Goetz. 
HC 1058Posthumously honoring Senior Airman Michael Hinkle II. 
HC 1059Posthumously honoring Sergeant Israel Paul O'Bryan. 
HC 1060Posthumously honoring Staff Sergeant Lex Lewis. 
HC 1061Posthumously honoring Staff Sergeant Shane Barnard. 
HC 1062Posthumously honoring Sergeant Eduviges Guadalupe Wolf. 
HC 1064Honoring Ray Slaba for his contributions to education in South Dakota. 
HC 1065Honoring and commending Bryan and Laura Klock and the staff at Klock Werks for their selfless commitment to their fellow man. 
HCR 1001in opposition to certain actions by animal rights groups to undermine agricultural producers. 
HR 1002Urging the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs to be proactive in facilitating the development of a South Dakota Veterans cemetery in eastern South Dakota and in working with the South Dakota Department of Human Resources to ensure that South Dakota veterans are afforded state employment opportunities. 
SB 91reduce the rate for the contractor's excise tax over a period of time and to repeal the contractor's excise tax in three years. 
SB 102regulate the submission of certain filings with the Office of the Secretary of State. 
SB 211provide for additional consumer protections by requiring the attorney general to share certain information related to consumer complaint investigations on contractors. 
SJR 4Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article III, section 6 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, concerning term limits for legislators. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1065allow student midwives to practice the functions of a nurse practitioner or nurse midwife in certain instances. 
HB 1084designate Purple Heart Recognition Day as a working holiday. 
HB 1089require statewide livestock ownership inspection. 
HB 1091establish certain provisions regarding the labeling of motor fuel at a retail fuel pump and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1093allow the use of dogs to hunt mountain lions and leashed dogs to track and retrieve wounded or presumed dead big game animals. 
HB 1095exempt persons that have not been drinking from charges of open container in a motor vehicle. 
HB 1100authorize the use of certain gold and silver coins as legal tender. 
HB 1118revise certain provisions regarding special motor vehicle license plates for veterans with disabilities. 
HB 1123increase the surcharge on certain hunting licenses for predator control purposes, approve temporary funding provisions relating to predator control, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1126revise the massage therapy licensing requirements. 
HB 1128allow certain students to participate in the opportunity scholarship program under certain circumstances. 
HB 1129prohibit 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 1132include wolves in the definition of predator/varmint. 
HB 1135regulate access to and use of public waters on public and private property. 
HB 1141revise certain provisions regarding certain motor vehicle dealer license plates and permits. 
HB 1149revise and clarify requirements relating to limits of small game and fish taken by small game hunting parties and fishing parties. 
HB 1151extend general immunity from liability for directors and officers of certain nonprofit fire and ambulance departments and to limit certain actions for personal injury or death. 
HB 1156revise certain provisions concerning nonresident waterfowl licenses. 
HB 1173establish an education property tax credit program. 
HB 1180allow veterans to receive credit for certain military training and experience. 
HB 1186remove a requirement that certain documents presented for driver licensing purposes be copied and retained. 
HB 1190prohibit the State of South Dakota and its political subdivisions from adopting and developing United Nations sponsored environmental and developmental policies that would infringe or restrict the private property rights of the owners of private property. 
HB 1194revise the period during which fireworks may be discharged. 
HB 1195restrict the use of fireworks leaving debris on private property. 
HB 1197provide for historical motor vehicle license plates and special personalized historical vehicle license plates for certain motor vehicles. 
HB 1199prohibit the sharing of patient records in a health information exchange by the state without written authorization from the patient. 
HB 1203allow nonpublic schools to obtain state accreditation without adhering to any Common Core standards. 
HB 1204require the Board of Education to obtain legislative approval before adopting any further Common Core standards, and to repeal a provision requiring the board to conduct certain public hearings. 
HB 1207provide for net metering for certain renewable energy systems. 
HB 1214expand Medicaid eligibility for pregnant women and to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1215limit the authority of delegates to a limited constitutional convention to vote for unauthorized amendments contrary to legislative instructions and to provide a penalty for the violation thereof. 
HB 1233grant limited immunity for the provision of voluntary medical services under certain circumstances. 
HB 1238require that health benefit plans provide coverage for MRI and ultrasound screenings for breast cancer in certain instances. 
HB 1239appropriate money to the Board of Regents for the purpose of funding increased employee health insurance costs, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1242make application under Article V of the United States Constitution for a Balanced Budget Amendment Convention. 
HB 1244prohibit the Expansion of Medicaid eligibility. 
HC 1005Commending and honoring the 2012 Habitat for Humanity - South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
HC 1015Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team as National BB Gun Champions. 
HC 1016Honoring George Zahn and his wife for their many years of public service to the municipality of Worthing. 
HC 1017Commending and honoring the 2011-2012 Girls AA Mitchell High School Kernel Basketball Team for winning the State AA Girls Basketball Championship. 
HC 1019Recognizing and honoring the South Dakota Arthritis Foundation for its efforts to raise awareness and work towards the prevention and cure of arthritis in children and adults. 
HC 1021Honoring and commemorating the fifty-fifth anniversary in 2013 of the annual Schmeckfest in Freeman, South Dakota. 
HC 1022Honoring the South Dakota Department of Agriculture for one hundred ten years of promoting, protecting, preserving, and improving South Dakota's agriculture for today and tomorrow. 
HC 1023Honoring Daniel Schmidtman as a recipient of the 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
HC 1025Recognizing Saturday, July 27, 2013, as the National Day of the American Cowboy. 
HC 1066Honoring Sierra Lutz as the recipient of a 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
HC 1070Honoring the memory of Milo Smith. 
HC 1085Honoring and thanking Bernie and Myrna Hunhoff and their family for the contributions of South Dakota Magazine to the state of South Dakota. 
HCR 1002Urging the United States Supreme Court to revisit the Roe v. Wade case and to overturn its decision. 
HCR 1005Recognizing November 2013 as COPD Awareness Month. 
HCR 1006Petitioning the President of the United States and the Department of State to authorize the Keystone XL Pipeline. 
HCR 1007endorsing Taiwan's participation as an observer in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and the twenty-ninth anniversary of sister state relations with the Province of Taiwan in the Republic of China (Taiwan). 
HCR 1008Exposing and opposing United Nations Agenda 21. 
HCR 1011Encouraging pedestrians and bicyclists to wear brightly colored clothing when using a public highway and for motorists to watch for pedestrians and bicyclists. 
HJR 1001Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article III, section 5 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to legislative redistricting. 
SB 79deposit money in the permanent school fund based on certain acres of school and public lands open to public hunting. 
SB 80reinstate certain provisions repealed in the Eighty-seventh Legislative Session regarding the accounting for federal impact aid. 
SB 83designate Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day as a working holiday. 
SB 86increase the minimum salary payable to county officials, state's attorneys, and sheriffs. 
SB 96exempt certain school districts from the requirement to reorganize due to low enrollment. 
SB 97prohibit the publication of certain information pertaining to firearm possession and ownership. 
SB 98revise certain statutory immunization exemption requirements. 
SB 99revise the term used to refer to the imposition of an additional property tax levy for raising revenue for school districts. 
SB 100establish a wine direct shipper permit and to provide for certain direct shipments of wine. 
SB 125provide for the award of joint physical custody of children under certain circumstances. 
SB 139regulate certain market activity in a health exchange. 
SB 143revise certain provisions regarding informational directional signing on the interstate right-of-way. 
SB 160require health care facilities to allow patients to supply their own prescription medications. 
SB 194extend the sunset date for certain expenditures from a school district's capital outlay fund. 
SB 199exempt certain property used for educational purposes from taxation. 
SB 201remove the requirement that fluoride be added to municipal water supplies. 
SB 205authorize the hunting of wolves in certain circumstances. 
SB 206revise certain provisions relating to liability and to worker's compensation and disability payments for law enforcement officers performing duties in other jurisdictions. 
SB 207make certain legislative findings concerning federal infringement on Second Amendment rights. 
SB 214prohibit certain unfair or discriminatory practices based on veteran or military status. 
SB 215provide procedures by which adopted persons may obtain their original birth certificates. 
SB 233create the critical teaching needs scholarship program, to make an appropriation to the education enhancement trust fund to provide for the annual funding of the scholarships, and to declare an emergency. 
SC 2Commending Principal Dan Walsh for his years of service in education in South Dakota. 
SC 5Commending and congratulating Colton Manville, Trevor Mahoney, and Dean Laganiere, students at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, for qualifying for the Olympics of Computer Science which will take place in Russia. 
SC 8Honoring Harold Thune and Jerald Applebee of Murdo for their individual accomplishments, as well as their efforts and involvement with the Annual Jones County Invitational Basketball Tournament. 
SC 11Acknowledging the Deubrook Area High School Football Team for winning the 2012 State 9AA Football Championship. 
SC 13Honoring the crew of North Carolina Air National Guard, MAFFS (Modular Airborne FireFighting System) 7, 145th Airlift Wing, Charlotte, North Carolina. 
SC 14honoring Molly Hermann of Sturgis, South Dakota Girls State Governor and Ty Wiley of Sioux Falls, South Dakota Boys State Governor; and commending the South Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary for their sponsorship and coordination of the Girls State and Boys State programs. 
SC 16Commending and honoring Gale Lundberg on his retirement from teaching and coaching for fifty years in South Dakota schools. 
SC 18Commending and honoring Parker Elementary School for receiving the National Blue Ribbon Award. 
SC 22Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days Festivities on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary on June 20, 21, and 22, 2013. 
SCR 5Commending the Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG) pilot program at Wagner Community School, and honoring Sage Zephier for delivering the student address for the JAG National Leadership Awards Luncheon in Washington. 
SCR 6Requesting the Congress of the United States to enact legislation that would reinstate the separation of commercial and investment banking functions that were in effect under the Glass-Steagall Act (Banking Act of 1933). 

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