Bills Sponsored

Paul N Symens

Primary Sponsor

Bill Title
HB 1005 prohibit the discharge of a firearm within six hundred sixty feet of an occupied dwelling, church, schoolhouse, or certain livestock while on certain public waters, and to provide a penalty.
HB 1104 require that certain state vehicles be equipped as flexible fuel vehicles.
HB 1105 require the use of ethanol fuel in certain state vehicles.
HB 1125 provide for additional nonresident waterfowl licenses for certain areas of the state.
HB 1222 revise certain provisions regarding telephone and telegraph corporations.
HCR 1007 Requesting the federal government to honor certain state meat inspections in interstate commerce.
HCR 1008 Supporting mandatory country of origin labeling for agricultural products.
HCR 1011 Requesting Congress to prohibit certain genetically engineered seed.
HCR 1024 In support of the use of biodiesel fuel.
SB 8 establish a public policy of protecting cropland and pasture in county drainage plans.
SB 10 clarify certain provisions concerning the ownership of public water and public access thereto.
SB 11 permit the fencing of certain lakes, ponds, and sloughs for the containment of livestock.
SB 12 prohibit the launching of boats from public highways under certain circumstances and to provide penalties therefor.
SB 108 prohibit willful trespass on private property or on water or ice covering private property.
SB 174 provide for a refund of certain taxes attributed to the construction of a new or expanded wind energy generation facilities.
SB 175 exempt from sales and use tax certain contract services provided to agricultural producers by an agent of a parent company through a local contracting entity.
SB 253 authorize the South Dakota Railroad Authority to acquire certain facilities owned by the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company and to declare an emergency.
SC 1 Commending and honoring LeRoy Hellwig, a member of the Sisseton School District Board, on his selection as the 2000-2001 outstanding school board member.

Co Sponsor

Bill Title
HB 1114 revise certain voting and participation requirements related to bond issues involving two or more political subdivisions.
HB 1124 revise certain provisions related to township financial reports.
HB 1127 modify the procedure for the remittance of the 911 surcharge.
HB 1136 provide for the protection of certain agricultural contractors.
HB 1147 revise certain eligibility restrictions relating to secondary school extracurricular activities.
HB 1151 revise the index factor in the state aid to education formula.
HB 1152 revise the index factor in the state aid to education formula.
HB 1167 place certain requirements on sales of prescription drugs.
HB 1169 establish a civil remedy for the destruction of certain field crop products, animals, and organisms.
HB 1170 prohibit the tampering with anhydrous ammonia and to provide a penalty for a violation thereof.
HB 1171 provide funding to school districts for operating a school term greater than one hundred seventy-five days.
HB 1176 repeal the prohibition of certain disclosures by a state agency of information concerning a private entity.
HB 1186 exempt certain residential utilities from sales and use tax and to declare an emergency.
HB 1190 provide that the free exercise of religion is protected.
HB 1192 revise the property tax revenue base for counties.
HB 1203 appropriate money for the Northern Crops Institute and to declare an emergency.
HB 1211 require certain statistics regarding traffic law enforcement to be collected and maintained.
HB 1215 repeal the prohibition of certain disclosures by a state agency of information concerning a private entity.
HB 1250 revise certain provisions regarding hunting on private shooting preserves and along highway rights-of-way.
HB 1251 assign a rebuttable presumption that certain electors are not qualified when signing petitions.
HB 1252 establish a statewide voter registration file, to make an appropriation therefor and to declare an emergency.
HB 1256 provide that students who graduate early be counted in a school district's average daily membership for the entire school term.
HB 1263 create a board of postsecondary vocational education.
HB 1274 revise certain provisions regarding the operation of child welfare agencies and registered and unregistered family day care homes.
HB 1297 transfer funds from the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission gross receipts tax fund for home heating assistance funding, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency.
HB 1298 regulate the manufacture, labeling, storage, and distribution of certain ruminant livestock feeds and to declare an emergency.
HC 1004 Honoring the Tripp-Delmont Wildcats High School football team and the students and staff involved in the football program.
HCR 1003 Expressing support for agricultural biotechnology.
HCR 1004 Urging Congress to conduct an investigation of the natural gas commodity market and to establish a national energy policy.
HCR 1005 Recognizing February sixth as Kids Voting Day in South Dakota.
HCR 1010 Urging Congress to assign liability associated with genetically modified organisms.
HCR 1025 Requesting that the Governor of the State of South Dakota, along with the Legislature, continue to take appropriate fire prevention measures to address the catastrophic fire risk that exists on the federally-held national forests and state lands of South Dakota.
SB 9 revise certain provisions pertaining to landowner liability for injuries sustained on flooded land.
SB 69 appropriate money to the state fair.
SB 70 require certain statistics regarding traffic law enforcement to be collected and maintained.
SB 72 revise the crime of vehicular homicide.
SB 84 make the terms of office within the aldermanic form of government consistent with other provisions.
SB 91 exempt certain school district employees from the requirement for certain background checks.
SB 92 provide for the care of certain abandoned children and for the termination of parental rights.
SB 95 revise the requirements for delivery of certificate of title involving a used vehicle.
SB 96 reduce the capitalization rate for a nonagricultural acreage.
SB 97 provide for implied covenants of good faith and fair dealing in certain employment contracts.
SB 124 allow for the deposit of certain funds and for the repayment of certain contracts relating to energy savings.
SB 129 require school boards to notify the parent or guardian of each student being taught by an uncertified teacher or by a certified teacher who is not certified to teach that particular course or grade.
SB 130 provide for a bill of rights for children in the care of the state.
SB 134 revise the index factor in the state aid to education formula.
SB 135 revise the grounds for the refusal, suspension, or revocation of certain veterinary medicine licenses and certificates.
SB 152 revise certain vaccination and brucellosis testing provisions related to the importation of livestock.
SB 153 subject uncertified school administrators to a code of professional ethics.
SB 158 revise the distribution of funds from the alcoholic beverage fund.
SB 163 require certain state vehicles to use ethanol or biodiesel blend.
SB 170 remove the fee for special vehicle license plates for firefighters.
SB 186 provide for the preservation of certain public broadcasting records of the legislative session.
SB 187 revise certain provisions relating to comparative negligence.
SB 197 create a classification for owner-operated farm property and class 2 agricultural property, to establish a maximum property tax levy for class 2 agricultural property for the general fund of a school district, and to repeal the classification for nonagricultural acreage.
SB 200 provide for the taxation of severed mineral interests.
SB 206 revise certain provisions relating to the supervision of local state agency accounts by the state treasurer and state auditor.
SB 210 establish a refundable checkoff program for swine.
SB 214 establish a telecommunications gross receipts tax, to provide for its distribution, and to repeal certain property taxes and certain gross receipts taxes paid by certain telecommunications companies.
SB 231 provide for the prompt payment of certain uncontested health care claims.
SB 236 provide for legislative redistricting by a bipartisan, nonlegislative commission and to declare an emergency.
SB 237 permit municipalities and counties to prohibit the use or placement of video lottery machines.
SC 3 Commending and honoring South Dakotans who served in the Civilian Conservation Corps.
SC 8 Honoring the memory of Captain Donald Smith, United States Army Air Corps.
SC 9 Honoring the memory of Thomas Anthony Francis Iversen and his forty-six years of life.
SCR 3 Supporting the conversion of the underground mine and portions of the surface mining facilities at Homestake Mine in Lead, South Dakota, to a National Underground Science Laboratory operated by the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology for the National Science Foundation.
SCR 8 Supporting programs that bring communities together to examine their demographic pasts and futures and that encourage them to look beyond traditional barriers to find practical solutions to the problems they face.
SCR 11 Expressing the Legislature's condolences upon the death of Laska Schoenfelder.
SJR 1 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the special election designated by the Seventy-fifth Legislature, meeting in special session, an amendment to Article VIII of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the creation and administration of a trust fund using certain tobacco settlement monies.

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