Senator Gary L. Cammack — 2019


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Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 29
Counties: Butte, Meade, Pennington
Occupation: Rancher/Businessman


Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesChair TTh 10:00 AM Room 412 
Local GovernmentMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 412 
TaxationMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 423 

Interim Committees

Ag. Land Assessment Task ForceChair 

Prime Sponsor

SB 4revise certain provisions regarding the classification of agricultural land for property tax purposes. 
SB 63increase the penalty for a subsequent conviction for trespass to hunt, fish, or trap. 
SB 112provide for the assessment of certain agricultural land as noncropland. 
SB 149increase the amount authorized for certain brand fees and to authorize a brand registration application fee. 
HB 1128revise provisions regarding the maximum term of promissory notes issued to municipalities. 
HB 1152provide for the permitting of outfitters and guides. 
HB 1160revise certain provisions regarding emergency management. 
HCR 1004Strengthening the sister-state ties between the State of South Dakota and Taiwan; supporting the signing of a Bilateral Trade Agreement (BTA) between Taiwan and the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. 

Co Sponsor

SB 54regulate the use of care and maintenance funds by perpetual care cemeteries. 
SB 55require the national motto of the United States to be displayed in public schools. 
SB 60require the secretary of public safety to provide recommendations to the Legislature on a statewide threat assessment plan. 
SB 66establish an interim legislative committee to study issues related to electric services in an annexed area. 
SB 68define certain acts as misbranding of food products. 
SB 84authorize the possession and administration of opioid antagonists by school district and nonpublic school personnel, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 85revise the deadline for the Department of Health's annual report regarding abortions. 
SB 90revise provisions regarding certain financial interest statements filed by persons elected to state or local office. 
SB 100reduce the number of petition signatures required for conservation district supervisor elections. 
SB 154authorize the production and transport of saltwater crustaceans. 
SB 171designate saltwater aquatic farms as agricultural operations. 
SC 5Congratulating and recognizing Chris Nilsen from the University of South Dakota on breaking the NCAA Championship men's pole vault meet record. 
SC 6Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Track and Field Team for their outstanding athletic performance upon winning their first Summit League Outdoor Championship in the 2018 season. 
SC 10Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Volleyball Team for their outstanding athletic performance upon winning the 2018 Summit League Tournament Championship. 
SC 13Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Cross Country Team for their outstanding athletic performance in winning their fifth consecutive Summit League Championship. 
SC 14Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Basketball Team for their outstanding athletic performance in winning their third regular season Summit League Championship in four years. 
SC 29Honoring Lois Henry for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota and the South Dakota Legislature. 
SC 35Recognizing and honoring the bravery of the Beresford FFA students who quickly and courageously acted to help the residents of a burning apartment building. 
SC 36Honoring the Canton High School wrestling team for their outstanding accomplishments during the 2018-2019 season. 
SCR 5Commending Senators John Thune and Mike Rounds for their votes to confirm Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the United States Supreme Court, and wishing Associate Justice Kavanaugh well in his new role. 
SCR 6Urging the President of the United States to make agricultural exports a priority and protect agricultural products from all current and future tariffs. 
SJR 1Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, related to terms of office for members of the Legislature. 
HB 1040establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. 
HB 1054revise certain provisions regarding the possession of firearms on certain vehicles. 
HB 1055require parental notification and agreement before the institution of an order to withhold resuscitation from certain patients. 
HB 1071revise and repeal provisions regarding aviation. 
HB 1075revise certain provisions regarding the authority of conservation district governing boards. 
HB 1083revise certain programs to support education in South Dakota. 
HB 1084provide for specific classification of affordable housing structures for purposes of taxation. 
HB 1085revise certain programs to advance health care in South Dakota. 
HB 1086revise certain programs to expand economic development in South Dakota. 
HB 1111provide for professional or occupational licensure for certain active duty military personnel and spouses. 
HB 1143revise provisions regarding contribution limits to political action committees. 
HB 1188revise provisions regarding fertilizer inspection fees. 
HB 1191legalize the growth, production, and processing of industrial hemp and derivative products in the state. 
HB 1223modify the distribution of taxes on concentrated animal feeding operations. 
HB 1229require optional services through Medicaid to be authorized through special appropriation. 
HC 1002Honoring the life of Beverly Smith. 
HC 1007Honoring Calico Ducheneaux of Mobridge, South Dakota Girls State Governor and Seamus Duffy 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. 
HC 1028Celebrating and commemorating the commissioning of the USS South Dakota. 
HCR 1005Petitioning Congress and the President to defend Israel against hostile actions; expressing the strongest support for, and unity with, the people and State of Israel; and strongly condemning the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement and the increasing incidents of anti-Semitism against Israel and the Jewish people. 

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