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Committees
Bills Sponsored

Ben Nesselhuf

Primary Sponsor

Bill Title
HB 1141 provide standards for interpreting for the deaf and hard-of-hearing by requiring national interpreter certification and to repeal the state certification process and replace it with registration.
HC 1005 Commending and honoring Tom Craig of the Vermillion School District Board on his selection as the 2005-2006 Outstanding School Board member.
SB 96 exempt religious organizations from sales and use taxes.
SB 114 prohibit certain video screens in motor vehicles.
SB 120 increase general funding for school districts, to impose a temporary limit on the growth of state general fund spending, and to suspend the transfer of moneys from the general fund to the budget reserve fund and to the property tax reduction fund.
SB 147 prohibit the use of certain vehicles with tail lamps and stop lamps upon which certain decorative coverings have been placed.
SB 163 revise certain provisions regarding the financial statements filed with the Office of Secretary of State by political party committees.
SB 164 require a pre-election campaign financing statement of candidates for legislative office.
SB 194 revise the definition of wine for farm wineries.

Co Sponsor

Bill Title
HB 1077 authorize water user districts to establish and operate wastewater systems.
HB 1080 restrict the use of eminent domain under certain circumstances and to protect certain private property rights from acquisition by the use or threat of eminent domain.
HB 1087 appropriate money for the Northern Crops Institute.
HB 1088 allow athletic trainers to be compensated for services rendered as athletic trainers if such charges are not excessive nor fraudulent.
HB 1097 permit municipalities to refund certain sales and use taxes to contractors and subcontractors.
HB 1098 exempt swine and cattle semen from sales and use taxes.
HB 1121 revise notification requirements for certain planning and zoning changes.
HB 1123 exempt feed for certain game birds from the sales and use tax.
HB 1128 revise certain provisions concerning the valuation of agricultural land for ad valorem taxation.
HB 1136 revise certain provisions relating to the practice of marriage and family therapy.
HB 1137 revise certain provisions relating to the practice of counseling.
HB 1140 revise certain provisions regarding the continuing eligibility requirements for opportunity scholarship recipients.
HB 1144 provide contractors' excise, sales, and use tax refunds for certain energy generation facilities.
HB 1147 revise certain eligibility restrictions related to secondary school extracurricular activities.
HB 1155 allow local units of government to regulate the sales, distribution, marketing, promotion, and use of tobacco products.
HB 1157 extend opportunity scholarship eligibility to South Dakota students who attend college or technical school out-of-state and then return to South Dakota to attend school.
HB 1160 provide additional state funding to school districts that offer certain services and opportunities to students receiving alternative instruction.
HB 1166 revise the index factor in the state aid to education formula.
HB 1168 revise the method for imposing the excess levy for the general fund of school districts.
HB 1173 limit the authority of the state agencies to promulgate rules restricting the application of permits to carry a concealed pistol.
HB 1175 require all children to attend kindergarten and to establish a minimum length of time for kindergarten programs.
HB 1183 provide health insurance coverage for contraceptive drugs and devices.
HB 1187 establish a wine direct shipper permit and to provide for certain direct shipments of wine.
HB 1190 specifically exclude ridden animals and bicycles from violations of the DUI statutes.
HB 1196 require certain new construction of structures to comply with the building code.
HB 1197 revise certain provisions regarding the reduction of unemployment benefits.
HB 1209 revise certain provisions regarding money lending.
HB 1219 revise the advice that a law enforcement officer must give any person arrested for driving under influence.
HB 1232 revise certain provisions concerning the freeze on property assessments for disabled and senior citizens.
HC 1004 Honoring and congratulating outstanding tennis coach, State Representative Burt Elliott, on his selection as a recipient of the 2005 South Dakota Tennis Achievement Award.
HC 1021 Honoring Ambrose "Red" Schultz for his exemplary service to the State of South Dakota and the South Dakota Legislature.
HC 1029 Commending and honoring Kerry Konda for qualifying for the national Interstate Oratory Competition to be held in Pensacola, Florida, on April 20 through 23, 2006.
HC 1030 Honoring the 4 Seasons Cooperative in Britton, South Dakota, for installing new blending pumps at the Britton station that offer regular unleaded gas, 10/90, 20/80, 30/70, and e-85.
HC 1032 Commending and honoring the 2005-2006 Madison High School Lady Bulldogs Gymnastics Team for their twelfth straight championship title in the Class A Gymnastics State Tournament.
HCR 1001 Supporting and commending the Conservation Reserve Program for its impact on land, water, and wildlife conservation, for increasing business and economic development and restoration, and for providing alternative economic opportunities for South Dakota.
HCR 1003 Recognizing the efforts of United States Senator Tim Johnson, United States Senator John Thune, United States Representative Stephanie Herseth, Governor M. Michael Rounds and the preparedness of the Rapid City area's Ellsworth Task Force and the Black Hills area's government and business leaders for their outstanding achievement in retaining Ellsworth Air Force Base as a vital component of our nation's defenses.
HCR 1005 Supporting a Taiwan-United States free trade agreement.
HCR 1006 Urging further support from Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and the United States Department of Defense for the South Dakota National Guard.
HCR 1008 Commemorating the 125th anniversary of the establishment of the South Dakota State University.
HCR 1009 Urging Congress to restore funding for the Urban Indian Health Program.
SB 77 extend the time between a municipal candidate election and a secondary election.
SB 83 increase the length of time for which nationally certified teachers may receive stipends.
SB 88 extend residency status to graduates of any in-state, accredited high school operated by the United States Bureau of Indian Affairs.
SB 92 revise the formula for determining the amount of the sales, use, and contractors' excise tax refund provided to certain new business facilities.
SB 93 provide for an early presidential primary.
SB 94 make an appropriation to reimburse counties for the cost of the 2008 presidential primary.
SB 131 repeal certain provisions regarding the minimum wage for tipped employees.
SB 144 provide for the erection of certain highway supplemental guide signs for higher education institutions.
SB 145 authorize funding for certain tribal colleges to defray certain costs associated with educating nonbeneficiary students at tribal colleges and to make an appropriation therefor.
SB 146 update certain statutory references to the South Dakota Firefighters Association, Incorporated.
SB 175 ensure appropriate emergency health care for certain rape survivors and to require health care facilities and the Department of Health to provide information to certain rape survivors.
SB 179 direct the Bureau of Administration to provide all of the fourth floor of the State Capitol Building for use by the Legislature.
SB 188 prohibit governmental entities from selling certain goods, commodities, and services to the general public.
SB 190 provide for certain increases in the state minimum wage.
SC 1 Honoring and supporting Czech Days in Tabor, South Dakota, on the occasion of its fifty-eighth anniversary.
SC 5 Honoring Bryan Ellefson for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.
SC 7 Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its fifty-fifth anniversary.
SC 8 Recognizing and congratulating the Avon High School football team for winning the 2005 9-B championship.
SC 9 Honoring the service and contributions of South Dakota's citizens who serve in the Armed Forces Reserve.
SC 11 Honoring Patricia (Pat) Adam for her exceptional service to the State of South Dakota and the South Dakota Senate.
SCR 6 Urging the cessation of beef imports until they are shown to be safe and free from bovine spongiform encephalopathy.


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