Bills Sponsored

Gerald F Lange

Primary Sponsor

Bill Title
HB 1213 establish a beverage container deposit and refund program.
HB 1215 repeal the prohibition of certain disclosures by a state agency of information concerning a private entity.
HB 1216 revise the procedure for filing for a property tax credit for renewable resource energy systems.
HB 1217 authorize certain higher education tuition reciprocity with the state of North Dakota.
HB 1262 allow for reasonable attorney's fees in stockholder litigation.
HJR 1004 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article III, section 25, and an amendment to Article XI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota relating to the repeal of video lottery and the imposition of a corporate income tax to replace video lottery revenues.
HJR 1005 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election a new section to Article XI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the imposition of a corporate income tax.
SB 139 clarify provisions relating to the eligibility of certain cooperative members to qualify as a director.
SB 140 clarify certain provisions relating to the payment of taxes to municipalities from the revenues of electric cooperatives providing service within a municipality.
SB 165 provide for incentives for development of certain commercial small power production facilities.
SB 190 provide for an early pheasant season for resident hunters.
SB 207 prohibit the use of certain hand-held devices by motor vehicle drivers, to provide for certain exemptions, and to provide a penalty therefor.
SC 7 Honoring the 2001 Madison Bulldogs High School gymnastics team: Kristen Osterberg, Katie Reuter, Jenessa Goeman, Kari Schaefer, Shannon Ahern, Abbie Brown, Kim Helling, Michelle Olinger, Amanda Harmon, Lindsey Prostrollo, Brooke Postma, Brittany Postma, and Michelle Cundy; student managers Lana Elpert, Stefanie Richardson, Jodie Wilkens, Lia Eastman, and Heather Namken; and coaches Diane Braskamp and Linda Collignon.
SCR 5 Requesting the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council to appoint an interim committee to study the feasibility of using the internet to conduct elections in the state.

Co Sponsor

Bill Title
HB 1087 provide for the consolidation and annexation of road districts.
HB 1107 create the South Dakota senior citizen pharmaceutical assistance program and to provide an appropriation therefor.
HB 1124 revise certain provisions related to township financial reports.
HB 1135 revise the election ballot for certain offices.
HB 1136 provide for the protection of certain agricultural contractors.
HB 1137 restrict certain developmental or technical fees associated with the sale of agricultural seed, chemical, and fertilizer products.
HB 1138 establish the Division of Antitrust Enforcement within the Office of the Attorney General and to make an appropriation therefor.
HB 1142 amend the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2001.
HB 1143 establish a regents scholars program and to make an appropriation therefor.
HB 1156 permit the consolidation of certain special elections on referendum petitions with the special election on April 10, 2001, and to declare an emergency.
HB 1162 make an appropriation for children of alumni scholarships.
HB 1163 exempt certain membership fees from sales and use tax.
HB 1164 revise certain entrance fees for state parks and recreation areas.
HB 1172 establish a comprehensive health association to provide insurance coverage to eligible persons.
HB 1175 create a low income pharmaceutical assistance program and to provide an appropriation therefor.
HB 1176 repeal the prohibition of certain disclosures by a state agency of information concerning a private entity.
HB 1178 require health insurers who restrict access to providers to provide point of service coverage.
HB 1179 authorize the assignment of health insurance proceeds to health care providers.
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 1212 revise certain provisions relating to the supervision of local state agency accounts by the state treasurer and state auditor.
HB 1234 remove certain restrictions on the use of agricultural land.
HB 1237 authorize certain students in alternative instruction to participate in public school interscholastic contests and competition.
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 1253 revise certain provisions regarding dealer franchises and to include outdoor power equipment.
HB 1287 revise and repeal certain restrictions on the issuance of liquor licenses.
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.
HC 1001 Honoring and supporting Czech Days in Tabor, South Dakota, on the occasion of its fifty-third anniversary.
HC 1008 Honoring Stephanie Kokesh, Scotland, South Dakota's 2000 Youth Citizen of the Year.
HC 1009 Honoring Arlene Russell, Scotland, South Dakota's 2000 Citizen of the Year.
HC 1010 Honoring the 2000 Corsica Comets High School football team, coaches, and staff involved in the football program.
HC 1011 Honoring the Corsica Comets boys track team and its coaching staff on their State Class B Championship.
HC 1013 Recognizing and commending the South Dakota Highland Festival in Scotland, South Dakota.
HC 1014 Recognizing the Menno Pioneer Power Show.
HC 1016 Recognizing and commending the 43rd Annual Schmeckfest in Freeman, South Dakota, on March 29, 30, and 31, 2001.
HC 1017 Recognizing and commending the Kuchen Festival in Delmont, South Dakota.
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 1013 Expressing support for aviation grade ethanol.
HCR 1018 Urging certain changes related to the implementation of the federal Livestock Mandatory Price Reporting Act.
HCR 1020 Urging the Administration and Congress to prohibit packers from feeding and owning livestock.
HCR 1024 In support of the use of biodiesel fuel.
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.
HCR 1026 Urging South Dakota's United States Senators and Representative to authorize and appropriate funds to support the expansion of utility and roadway infrastructure in conjunction with the construction of Interstate Highway 90, Exit 67 and the arterial road servicing Ellsworth Air Force Base and the City of Box Elder, South Dakota.
HCR 1027 Observing the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Legislative Research Council.
HJR 1001 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the special election designated by the Seventy-fifth Legislature, meeting in special session, a question relating to the decision by the South Dakota State Cement Plant Commission to sell the state cement plant.
SB 97 provide for implied covenants of good faith and fair dealing in certain employment contracts.
SB 102 revise certain provisions regarding the eligibility of Board of Regents' employees.
SB 103 revise certain provisions regarding the confidentiality of lottery records.
SB 111 allow for binding arbitration for school districts and employees under certain circumstances.
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 142 establish an ombudsman to represent youth offenders.
SB 164 revise the calculation of state aid to education.
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 178 appropriate funds for distribution to the counties to replace the state inheritance tax revenue.
SB 186 provide for the preservation of certain public broadcasting records of the legislative session.
SB 192 require certain prescription drug manufacturers and labelers to enter into rebate agreements, to establish a discount prescription drug program for certain individuals, to require retail pharmacies to offer certain discounts, and to prescribe penalties and remedies.
SB 193 revise the distribution of revenue from the video lottery.
SB 195 revise the distribution of revenue from the video lottery.
SB 196 provide for a negotiated price for prescription drugs sold in the state.
SB 200 provide for the taxation of severed mineral interests.
SB 205 provide for the elimination of the term, squaw, from South Dakota place names.
SB 212 revise certain provisions regarding reduced tuition for certain state employees.
SB 213 revise certain provisions regarding longevity compensation for state employees.
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 230 revise the distribution of certain sales tax revenues.
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 251 provide benefit improvements for the members of the South Dakota Retirement System.
SC 3 Commending and honoring South Dakotans who served in the Civilian Conservation Corps.
SC 5 Honoring Elizabeth Becker as a recipient of the Prudential Spirit of Community Award.
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 1 Appointing Mr. Marty Guindon of Pierre, South Dakota, to the office of Auditor-General.
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 10 Proposing a moratorium on the importation of live cattle and certain beef products.
SCR 11 Expressing the Legislature's condolences upon the death of Laska Schoenfelder.

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