Representative Kent Peterson — 2020


Picture of Representative Kent Peterson

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 19
Counties: Bon Homme, Douglas, Hanson, Hutchinson, McCook
Occupation: Farmer

Home Address:
720 N. Dakota St.
Salem, SD 57058

Home: 605-425-3299
Capitol: 605-773-3851


Email: Kent.Peterson@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 414 
State AffairsMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1118revise the boundaries of certain water development districts and to revise certain provisions regarding the election of the board of directors and the levying of taxes in the affected districts. 
SB 163establish certain restrictions on the foreign ownership of agricultural land. 
SC 801Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-second Anniversary. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1059revise certain provisions regarding hunting with drones. 
HB 1065revise drone surveillance protections. 
HB 1066revise and repeal provisions regarding aviation. 
HB 1067modify certain provisions regarding notice, service, and execution of judgments in forceable entry and detainer actions. 
HB 1068include out-of-state convictions for the basis of an enhanced penalty for the crime of stalking. 
HB 1073authorize special event alcohol licenses for full-service restaurant licensees. 
HB 1074revise certain provisions regarding the required time that sexual assault kits be preserved. 
HB 1083rename the postsecondary technical institutes as technical colleges. 
HB 1084increase the maximum allowable height of certain vehicles carrying baled feed and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1095revise requirements regarding hunting mentors. 
HB 1098authorize certain off-sale licenses for certain entities and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1100make an appropriation to begin the research and development of a new bioprocessing facility and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1101provide for the reinstatement of a driver license under certain conditions. 
HB 1103authorize the forensic medical examination of certain minor victims without parental or guardian consent. 
HB 1105revise certain provisions regarding restrictions on State Investment Council members. 
HB 1106authorize the state investment officer to include an indemnity provision in certain investment-related documents. 
HB 1107define style and form and authorize the code commission to make certain style and form edits to legislative acts. 
HB 1108adopt the Uniform Civil Remedies for Unauthorized Disclosure of Intimate Images Act. 
HB 1109revise the Uniform Limited Liability Company Act. 
HB 1110provide for a uniform template to be used by each state agency in the conduct of performance management reviews. 
HB 1112authorize the hiring of law enforcement officers by the South Dakota State Brand Board and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1113provide for remote participation in a shareholders' meeting. 
HB 1115revise certain provisions related to athlete agent conduct. 
HB 1119include certain offenses committed in another state for purposes of an enhanced penalty. 
HB 1123revise provisions regarding termination of a lease by a victim of alleged domestic abuse. 
HB 1125revise conditions for selling non-temperature-controlled baked goods without license. 
HB 1128modify the penalty for causing a child to be present during methamphetamine use, distribution, or manufacture. 
HB 1129authorize the provision of telecommunications device location information to law enforcement agencies. 
HB 1131prohibit the use of misleading identification for telephonic communications. 
HB 1138establish shooting course requirements for current or former law enforcement officers seeking an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1169prohibit the use of certain electronic devices while driving. 
HB 1179authorize series limited liability companies. 
HB 1181revise certain provisions regarding bounties for coyotes. 
HB 1182provide for the renewal of an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1197require testing of moisture meters and protein-measuring devices. 
HB 1212add certain persons to the list of mandatory reporters of suspected child abuse or neglect. 
HB 1227make an appropriation for the rural veterinary medical education program and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1231authorize premium cigars to be shipped and transported and modify tax provisions pertaining to premium cigars. 
HB 1237establish the Early Learning Advisory Council. 
HB 1242provide for the reissuance of certain enhanced permits to carry a concealed pistol and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1279require property owners to receive notification of property tax reduction programs. 
HC 8002Commending and honoring the 2018-2019 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: JOEL JORGENSON, Madison Central, School Superintendent; DON LYON, Spearfish, Middle School Principal; PAUL LUNDBERG, Brandon Valley, School Business Official; MATT ALLEY, West Central, Elementary School Principal; JOE CHILDS, Mitchell, Secondary School Principal; DAVE PREHEIM, Tea, Assistant High School Principal; MICHAEL AMOLINS, Harrisburg, Curriculum Leader; WENDY OTHEIM, Brookings, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. 
HC 8004Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial and mutually beneficial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota. 
HC 8007Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's Ellwein family of Rapid City for being awarded the Association of the United States Army Volunteer Family of the Year Award for 2019. 
HC 8008Recognizing and honoring the Veterans Honor Park in Madison, South Dakota. 
HC 8011Commending and honoring Renee Ullom, a member of the Brandon Valley School District Board of Education, on her selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota for 2019. 
HC 8012Recognizing Peace Corps volunteers and returned volunteers for their service to our country and the world. 
HC 8015Honoring Girls State Governor Success Suehne of Sioux Falls and Boys State Governor Johnathan Smith of Sioux Falls and commending the South Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary for their sponsorship and coordination of the Girls State and Boys State programs. 
HC 8016Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing of Sioux Falls for being awarded the Meritorious Unit Award and Winston P. Wilson Trophy for 2019. 
HC 8017Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 139th Brigade Support Battalion of Brookings for being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckard Trophy and General Walter T. Kerwin Jr. Award for 2019. 
HC 8018Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 153rd Forward Support Company of Huron on being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States' General John J. Pershing Trophy. 
HC 8019Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 730th Area Support Medical Company of Vermillion on being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States' Certificate of Victory. 
HC 8020To honor the Sioux Falls O'Gorman Knights as the 2019 Class 11 AAA State High School Football Champions. 
HC 8025Commending and honoring those who served in the Korean War on the seventieth anniversary of the war. 
HC 8033Commending and honoring Jason Hancock for his outstanding service to the South Dakota Legislature. 
HCR 6005Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial and mutually beneficial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota. 
HCR 6009Strengthening 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 participation. 
HCR 6017To encourage the creation of an interim legislative study to address infrastructure and funding support related to the expansion of Ellsworth Air Force Base. 
HCR 6019Urging greater awareness and understanding of post-traumatic stress injury. 
SB 60adopt the Physical Therapist Licensure Compact. 
SB 64prohibit capital punishment for any person suffering from a severe mental illness. 
SB 65revise certain provisions pertaining to trusts. 
SB 75provide for a habitat stamp on hunting and fishing licenses. 
SB 78increase funding for court appointed special advocates. 
SB 81establish eligibility criteria for out-of-state health institutions to receive financing from the Health and Educational Facilities Authority. 
SB 124to revise provisions regarding group pheasant hunts for disabled veterans. 
SB 125revise provisions regarding the exemption from taxation of certain substances used for agricultural purposes. 
SB 150revise nonresident waterfowl licensure. 
SB 155provide for step therapy protocol regarding certain prescription drugs. 
SB 162provide limitations on the use of lighting equipment while hunting. 
SC 805Honoring the 2019 Canton C-Hawk High School football team as champions of the Class 11A football championship. 
SC 806Honoring and commending Janice Gilbert on being named Tea Area School District Teacher of the Year. 
SC 809To honor and commend the late Senator Gene Abdallah for his dedicated service to his community and state. 
SC 828Recognizing the University of South Dakota women's basketball team for winning the Summit League regular season championship. 
SCR 604Recognizing June as Move Over Awareness Month and urging drivers to slow down and move over for stopped vehicles. 
SCR 605Calling for statewide recognition of South Dakota's military veteran entrepreneurs and Bunker Labs of Rapid City. 
SJR 502Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election, an amendment to Article XII of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the creation and administration of the pooled local investment fund. 

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