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Committees
Bills Sponsored

Thomas A Dempster

Primary Sponsor

Bill Title
HB 1055 appropriate money for international trade representation and to declare an emergency.
HB 1121 revise notification requirements for certain planning and zoning changes.
HB 1151 revise certain provisions concerning the use of certain real property sales to value other real property and to revise the general fund levies of school districts.
HB 1187 establish a wine direct shipper permit and to provide for certain direct shipments of wine.
HB 1209 revise certain provisions regarding money lending.
HC 1022 Honoring the West Central Trojans High School football program, coaches, and staff, on an unprecedented ten state championships.
HC 1023 honoring Noelle Rist as the recipient of the 2005 National Agri-Entrepreneurship Award.
SB 71 revise the voting requirements for certain actions taken by the board of adjustment.
SB 130 impose the 911 monthly telephone surcharge to prepaid telephone calling services.
SB 158 appropriate money to the Department of Public Safety for the coordination of 911 services.

Co Sponsor

Bill Title
HB 1066 prohibit certain sex offenders from residing within a specified distance from certain places where children are present.
HB 1072 direct the Department of Social Services to establish the South Dakota long-term care partnership program.
HB 1078 revise certain provisions concerning the bonding of township clerks and treasurers.
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 1082 provide for uniform jurisdiction in the regulation of certain seed, commercial fertilizer, commercial feed, animal remedies, and pesticide.
HB 1094 clarify a custodian's access to certain sealed records.
HB 1095 clarify the elements of the crime of impersonating another.
HB 1100 provide for the establishment of standards for persons conducting home studies for purposes of child custody and visitation.
HB 1109 provide civil immunity to qualified mental health professionals designated by the chairs of the county board of mental illness.
HB 1128 revise certain provisions concerning the valuation of agricultural land for ad valorem taxation.
HB 1129 exempt certain facilities used for business incubators from property taxation.
HB 1147 revise certain eligibility restrictions related to secondary school extracurricular activities.
HB 1149 revise certain felony and misdemeanor provisions not located in the criminal code.
HB 1150 revise certain provisions relating to controlled drugs and substances.
HB 1156 require a study of the continuum of care needs for senior citizens.
HB 1163 revise certain provisions regarding court suspensions and revocations of driver licenses.
HB 1175 require all children to attend kindergarten and to establish a minimum length of time for kindergarten programs.
HB 1180 prohibit certain acts of child abuse and endangerment and to provide penalties therefor.
HB 1186 provide a procedure for implementing the standard visitation guidelines.
HB 1189 exempt the value of motor vehicles donated to certain nonprofit corporations from state taxes.
HB 1193 limit certain cooperative arrangements among school districts.
HB 1206 provide contractors' excise, sales, and use tax refunds for the filming of certain motion pictures, documentaries, television advertisements, or television films.
HB 1218 establish a task force to study education for divorcing parents and visitation and custody matters.
HB 1219 revise the advice that a law enforcement officer must give any person arrested for driving under influence.
HC 1002 Honoring O'Gorman High School and Corsica Elementary School which were named No Child Left Behind-Blue Ribbon Schools.
HC 1003 Honoring Barbara Dowling of Sioux Falls as South Dakota's 2006 Teacher of the Year.
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 1006 Commending and honoring the 2004-2005 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: Robert Arend, Garretson, School Superintendent; David Peterson, Retired, School Business Official; Nancy Whitcher, Rapid City, Elementary School Principal; Christena Schultz, Emery, Secondary School Principal; Mike Taplett, Huron, Middle School Principal; Dr. Patricia Peel, Rapid City, Curriculum Director; and Karen Roth, Sioux Falls, Director of Special Education for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups.
HC 1009 Commending Cassandra Soeffing, a science teacher at Axtell Park Middle School, for being awarded an Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship.
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.
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 1004 Urging the voters of South Dakota to reject the Judicial Accountability Initiated Law (J.A.I.L.), which will be submitted to South Dakota voters in November 2006, designated Amendment E.
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 1009 Urging Congress to restore funding for the Urban Indian Health Program.
HCR 1010 Supporting the development of nuclear power in South Dakota.
SB 82 provide for the appointment of a Native American law enforcement officer to the Law Enforcement Office Standards Commission.
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 107 revise the definition of manufacturer as it relates to the ownership of certain motor vehicle dealerships and to declare an emergency.
SB 127 revise the notice of sale of real property for taxes.
SB 142 direct the Office of the Attorney General to study open government issues in South Dakota.
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 147 prohibit the use of certain vehicles with tail lamps and stop lamps upon which certain decorative coverings have been placed.
SB 148 revise certain provisions regarding the sex offender registry and the supervision of sex offenders.
SB 149 create community safety zones, to prohibit certain persons from residing or loitering in community safety zones, and to provide penalties for violations thereof.
SB 150 require the state's participation in the National Sex Offender Public Registry and to provide for the posting of a state internet sex registry site.
SB 155 permit salespersons and broker associates within the same firm to form a business corporation or limited liability company under certain conditions.
SB 165 appropriate money to the South Dakota Energy Infrastructure Authority and declare an emergency.
SB 167 revise the conditions under which the state may enter into gaming compacts with Indian tribes.
SB 170 establish and appropriate money to the 21st Century Education Fund, to increase funding for education, and to revise the index factor in the state aid to education formula.
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 181 create a school district consolidation commission and to declare an emergency.
SB 188 prohibit governmental entities from selling certain goods, commodities, and services to the general public.
SB 193 provide for the retention of certain grant fellows at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.
SC 1 Honoring and supporting Czech Days in Tabor, South Dakota, on the occasion of its fifty-eighth anniversary.
SC 6 Honoring the Sioux Falls school resource officers and their supervisors for receiving the designation of a model agency from the National Association of School Resource Officers.
SC 7 Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its fifty-fifth anniversary.
SC 9 Honoring the service and contributions of South Dakota's citizens who serve in the Armed Forces Reserve.
SC 10 Commending and honoring Travis Arment, a senior business administration major at the University of Sioux Falls, for his exemplary leadership, character, and athletic achievement during his college career.
SC 11 Honoring Patricia (Pat) Adam for her exceptional service to the State of South Dakota and the South Dakota Senate.
SCR 2 Recommending Master Sergeant Woodrow Wilson Keeble for the Medal of Honor.
SCR 4 Requesting the South Dakota Congressional Delegation and the United States Congress to address significant deficiencies in the dental health care provided to American Indians.
SR 1 Supporting the nomination of Judge Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court of the United States.


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