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HB 1001repeal the Midwestern Regional Higher Education Compact. 
HB 1002eliminate certain reporting requirements for the county general fund. 
HB 1003revise certain administrative functions regarding county government. 
HB 1004make form and style revisions to certain statutes regarding counties. 
HB 1005revise and repeal certain fees that are established to compensate counties for services provided by county officials. 
HB 1006authorize counties to impose sales and use taxes. 
HB 1007make an appropriation to revise and update the data and methods used to determine the agricultural land production capacity and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1008restrict access to certain restrooms and locker rooms in public schools. 
HB 1009revise the distribution of the legislative manual. 
HB 1010revise certain provisions relating to the development of park and recreational improvements on lands leased to the Department of Game, Fish and Parks. 
HB 1011repeal certain obsolete and unnecessary statutes concerning game preserves and refuges. 
HB 1012provide for an additional position in the Governor's Office of Economic Development to coordinate economic development with the tribes and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1013revise certain provisions regarding alternative instruction achievement tests for children excused from school attendance. 
HB 1014authorize the sale of certain surplus real estate and to provide for the deposit of the proceeds. 
HB 1015authorize the Department of Human Services to dismantle and demolish buildings and to restore the demolition site to its natural state on the South Dakota Developmental Center campus, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1016revise the authority granted to the Building Authority and to the Board of Regents to construct certain improvements at South Dakota State University in Brookings and the University of South Dakota in Vermillion. 
HB 1017authorize the South Dakota Building Authority and the Board of Regents to provide for the construction of a science and mathematics building on the campus of Northern State University and to make appropriations therefor. 
HB 1018define certain terms related to commercial fertilizer and soil amendments. 
HB 1019revise certain provisions related to milk sampling and grading licenses and tester and grader licenses. 
HB 1020revise certain provisions concerning fire prevention and compacts related to the prevention and control of forest fires. 
HB 1021allow child advocacy centers and tribal agencies that provide child placement services to obtain results from a check of the central registry for abuse and neglect. 
HB 1022revise certain provisions related to the use of another planned permanent living arrangement as a permanency plan for certain children. 
HB 1023revise certain provisions related to the Board of Examiners for Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists. 
HB 1024make an appropriation for the maintenance and repair of state owned dams and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1025place certain substances on the controlled substances schedule and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1026revise certain provisions regarding the annual inspection requirement for licensed health care facilities. 
HB 1027revise certain provisions regarding licensure of massage therapists. 
HB 1028repeal certain outdated and obsolete statutes related to the Department of Health. 
HB 1029make an appropriation to the Department of Health to fund the rural residency program and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1030revise certain codes and standards regarding fire prevention. 
HB 1031revise certain provisions pertaining to weights and measures. 
HB 1032revise certain provisions regarding guaranteed energy savings contracts. 
HB 1033revise certain provisions concerning elections and election petitions and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1034revise certain provisions concerning local government elections. 
HB 1035revise and repeal certain provisions concerning voter registration, vote centers, and conducting elections. 
HB 1036revise certain provisions concerning campaign finance requirements. 
HB 1037revise certain provisions concerning petitions for initiated constitutional amendments, initiated measures, and candidates. 
HB 1038update certain citations to federal regulations regarding pipeline safety inspections. 
HB 1039revise various trust and trust company provisions and to establish and regulate South Dakota special spousal trusts. 
HB 1040revise and implement certain provisions regarding the regulation of risk retention groups. 
HB 1041revise certain provisions regarding the recovery of certain insurance company premium and annuity taxes. 
HB 1042establish the trust company receivership and liquidation captive insurance company fund and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1043revise the state aid to special education formula. 
HB 1044revise the state aid to general education formula. 
HB 1045revise certain reversion provisions relating to the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2013. 
HB 1046make an appropriation to the railroad trust fund and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1047make an appropriation for the payment of extraordinary litigation expenses and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1048revise certain provisions regarding the authority of the South Dakota Lottery Commission to regulate video lottery. 
HB 1049revise certain provisions regarding references to the Internal Revenue Code. 
HB 1050repeal certain obsolete mini-storage tax refund provisions. 
HB 1051prohibit the use of certain automated sales suppression devices and to provide penalties for their use. 
HB 1052revise certain alcoholic beverage business restrictions on Department of Revenue employees. 
HB 1053repeal the provisions imposing and administering the amusement device tax and registration. 
HB 1054authorize the production and sale of industrial hemp. 
HB 1055clarify that a gift of real property does not require a disclosure statement. 
HB 1056revise certain provisions relating to the veterans' preference in employment. 
HB 1057revise the rule-making authority of the South Dakota Commission on Gaming. 
HB 1058revise the procedure for recovery of abandoned mineral interests. 
HB 1059revise provisions related to the garnishment of debts and property. 
HB 1060revise certain provisions regarding the South Dakota Board on Geographic Names. 
HB 1061provide a tuition benefit to certain teachers who enroll in courses under the management and control of the Board of Regents that are not subsidized by the general fund. 
HB 1062permit an order changing the name of a minor child without prior publication in certain instances. 
HB 1063revise provisions regarding required notice of relocation of a minor child when a protection order is in place. 
HB 1064apply certain penalties regarding damages, tampering, and malicious acts to certain railroads that carry passengers. 
HB 1065designate the Civilian Conservation Corps Museum of South Dakota in Hill City as the official Civilian Conservation Corps Museum of South Dakota. 
HB 1066revise certain provisions regarding the public notice for a meeting of a public body. 
HB 1067promote quality, competition, and freedom of choice in the health insurance market place. 
HB 1068revise provisions related to the conversion of nonprofit corporations. 
HB 1069revise certain provisions related to genetic counselor licensure. 
HB 1070establish venue for certain actions arising out of real property lease agreements. 
HB 1071revise certain provisions regarding the annual conference between county commissioners and the director of equalization. 
HB 1072revise the process by which the administrator to the retirement system may receive an additional salary adjustment. 
HB 1073require persons operating bicycles under certain conditions to stop and allow faster vehicles to pass. 
HB 1074repeal the rule that allows anonymous complaints to be filed against real estate appraisers. 
HB 1075revise the area for certain open units where nonresident waterfowl licenses are issued. 
HB 1076provide for drug testing for certain assistance applicants. 
HB 1077grant limited immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain related offenses to persons who assist certain persons in need of emergency assistance or who are themselves in need of emergency assistance. 
HB 1078grant limited immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain alcohol related offenses to persons who assist a person in need of emergency assistance or who are themselves in need of emergency assistance. 
HB 1079permit the prescription and possession of an opioid antagonist in certain instances. 
HB 1080make an appropriation and to transfer certain money to the Bureau of Administration to fund a design study for a potential expansion and upgrade to the State Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1081make an appropriation to fund tax refunds for elderly persons and persons with a disability, to revise the income eligibility requirements for property and sales tax refunds, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1082codify the list of navigable streams requiring gates. 
HB 1083change the taxation method used in the sale of certain off-road vehicles and require that the sale of these vehicles be by licensed vehicle dealers. 
HB 1084define when concurrent employment may be used to calculate earnings in workers' compensation cases. 
HB 1085provide for the forfeiture of any vehicle used by a person convicted of a third offense for driving under the influence. 
HB 1086create a leased residential property classification. 
HB 1087repeal the requirement of a certain public election notice. 
HB 1088revise and consolidate certain civil forfeiture provisions. 
HB 1089revise provisions for accumulation of funds for certain municipal enterprises. 
HB 1090require certain statements and audits concerning insurance pooling arrangements to be filed with the Department of Legislative Audit. 
HB 1091establish certain requirements regarding insurance for vehicles used to provide rides for a transportation network company and to exempt vehicles used to provide these rides from certain commercial licensing requirements. 
HB 1092revise requirements for local permits for the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages on certain property abutting licensed establishments. 
HB 1093revise certain provisions that prohibit a defendant from contacting a victim before a court appearance. 
HB 1094increase the commercial fertilizer inspection fee for purposes of fertilizer-related research and education and to create the Nutrient Research and Education Council to promote such research and education. 
HB 1095revise certain allowable time periods regarding the transfer of vehicle ownership. 
HB 1096provide for the exemption of certain schools from a tuition limitation applied to some bordering state school districts. 
HB 1097exempt certain taxes and fees from the gross receipts tax on telecommunications services. 
HB 1098revise certain provisions regarding the exemption of motor vehicles from the motor vehicle excise tax. 
HB 1099revise certain campaign finance provisions. 
HB 1100set a minimum size for a sign about zoning changes or conditional use permits. 
HB 1101authorize municipalities to create programs to encourage housing development. 
HB 1102allow for additional time to review certain competitive sealed bids. 
HB 1103revise certain provisions regarding the qualification process for municipal office. 
HB 1104revise certain provisions regarding the practice of dental hygiene. 
HB 1105give the court discretion to grant a continuance of a protection order in certain situations. 
HB 1106revise certain codes and standards regarding wind energy system set back requirements. 
HB 1107ensure government nondiscrimination in matters of religious beliefs and moral convictions. 
HB 1108revise certain municipal special assessment provisions and to provide for exclusion of territory from municipalities. 
HB 1109exempt from liability persons who voluntarily maintain certain no maintenance roads. 
HB 1110provide medical care for certain unborn children. 
HB 1111require the high school interscholastic activities association to promulgate major policy statements under the procedures of the administrative rules process. 
HB 1112establish certain procedures regarding a transgender policy for the purposes of participation in high school activities and to declare void any present transgender policy of any association recognized under chapter 13-36. 
HB 1113exempt from the excise tax on motor vehicles the transfer of motor vehicles to a nonprofit organization under certain conditions. 
HB 1114prohibit the state from using federal funds for state highway maps. 
HB 1115revise the number of special nonresident waterfowl licenses that may be issued for certain open units. 
HB 1116authorize municipalities to impose an additional sales and use tax for a limited period of time for a specified use. 
HB 1117repeal certain provisions concerning the authorization for the use of other languages in public records or public meetings. 
HB 1118limit the amount of instructional time that may be spent administering statewide academic assessments. 
HB 1119revise the criteria for incorporation of a new municipality. 
HB 1120revise the definition of agricultural purposes used for the administration of the sales tax. 
HB 1121revise certain provisions concerning the regulation of vehicle dealers. 
HB 1122establish procedures for payment of insurance claims by credit card or electronic funds transfer to health care professionals. 
HB 1123require the Department of Health to include certain information regarding the inspection of an abortion facility on the department's website. 
HB 1124prohibit the use of tanning devices by minors. 
HB 1125limit the ability of a person to obtain a concealed pistol permit related to the restoration of civil rights and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1126exempt certain entities from provisions related to money lending licenses. 
HB 1127revise certain provisions concerning road districts. 
HB 1128require the court to consider the preference of certain children when awarding child custody in divorce actions. 
HB 1129allow a concealed pistol in the capitol and any county courthouse with an enhanced concealed pistol permit. 
HB 1130dedicate revenue from video lottery for the purpose of supplementing teachers' salaries, to establish a teacher salary enhancement fund, to transfer certain moneys to that fund, and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1131direct certain vehicle registration fees to counties with unorganized territory. 
HB 1132require the submission of sexual assault kits for testing. 
HB 1133require that a risk assessment is completed and reviewed before the release of a person charged with certain domestic crimes. 
HB 1134provide for access to certain property for the purpose of making surveys. 
HB 1135establish venue for certain actions arising out of real property lease agreements. 
HB 1136eliminate the Council on Higher Education Policy Goals, Performance, and Accountability and to transfer its functions to the Legislative Planning Committee. 
HB 1137revise the distribution of registration fees from noncommercial gross weight vehicles. 
HB 1138revise provisions related to the enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1139clarify the insurer responsible for work done within a railroad crossing. 
HB 1140revise certain provisions regarding county zoning. 
HB 1141license persons offering applied behavior analysis services to the public. 
HB 1142prohibit businesses and employers from establishing certain policies against the ability of an employee or invitee to store firearms and ammunition in a locked motor vehicle parked on the premises. 
HB 1143accommodate legislation on medical services. 
HB 1144enhance South Dakota. 
HB 1145require accredited schools to accept transfer credits for courses taken by students from other accredited schools during the summer. 
HB 1146authorize the Governor to enter agreements with Indian tribes regarding the high school equivalency tests administered on Indian reservations. 
HB 1147prohibit school districts from using school or athletic team names, mascots, or nicknames that are determined to be racially derogatory or discriminatory. 
HB 1148require schools to provide instruction on South Dakota's tribal history, culture, and government. 
HB 1149provide authority to establish a special purpose district for recreational purposes. 
HB 1150revise certain provisions concerning the property tax exemption provided to local industrial development corporations. 
HB 1151require legislative approval of certain land acquisitions by the Department of Game, Fish and Parks. 
HB 1152create the new frontiers program to support innovative research by South Dakota companies. 
HB 1153allow parties to agree to resolve an eminent domain dispute by mediation. 
HB 1154create protections and accommodations for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers in their places of employment. 
HB 1155prohibit a state board member from self-dealing in certain contracts with the state. 
HB 1156require municipalities to reimburse the counties for certain judicial and law enforcement expenditures. 
HB 1157require that a doctor provide a woman additional information as a part of informed consent prior to performing an abortion. 
HB 1158provide for state coordination in the resettlement of refugees. 
HB 1159establish the nonbeneficiary student scholarship program for certain students attending tribally controlled colleges. 
HB 1160revise certain provisions regarding tax compacts with Indian tribes. 
HB 1161provide for and regulate consumer lines of credit and to provide a penalty for certain violations. 
HB 1162provide for the practice and regulation of midwives. 
HB 1163revise the periods of time during which veterans may use tuition benefits at institutions under the control of the Board of Regents. 
HB 1164provide for a special interest motor vehicle license plate for certain vehicles under certain conditions. 
HB 1165repeal the requirement for a marriage license and to provide for a marriage certificate. 
HB 1166revise certain provisions regarding the penalty for identity theft while using an unauthorized credit card. 
HB 1167revise certain provisions regarding the use of a suspended imposition of sentence for a misdemeanor and a felony. 
HB 1168allow students to participate in sexuality education with parental permission. 
HB 1169allow a school district to operate an attendance center within another school district. 
HB 1170make an appropriation to reimburse certain eligible health care professionals who have complied with the requirements of the rural health care facility recruitment assistance program and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1171permit the court additional time to determine whether a petition for a domestic protection order may be heard as though the petition was for a stalking protection order. 
HB 1172permit the state to revise the taxes included into tax compacts with Indian tribes. 
HB 1173permit the state to revise certain taxes included in certain tax compacts with certain Indian tribes. 
HB 1174permit the state to revise the taxes included in certain tax compacts with Indian tribes. 
HB 1175permit the state to revise the taxes included in certain tax compacts with Indian tribes. 
HB 1176permit the state to revise certain taxes included in tax compacts with Indian tribes. 
HB 1177revise certain provisions concerning tax incentives for certain energy facilities. 
HB 1178authorize township boards to prohibit the operation of certain off-road vehicles along township highways. 
HB 1179revise certain provisions regarding the exemption of certain boats from the excise tax on large boats. 
HB 1180limit the terms of certain conservation easements. 
HB 1181revise certain provisions regarding a violation for the ingestion of certain substances. 
HB 1182increase the state sales tax, the state use tax, the excise tax on farm machinery, and amusement device tax for the purpose of increasing education funding and reducing property taxes, to provide for certain school district reporting and penalties, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1183revise certain provisions regarding the jurisdiction of magistrate courts to issue protection orders. 
HB 1184create a transportation oversight committee. 
HB 1185revise certain provisions regarding livestock satellite video auction agencies and electronic auctions of livestock. 
HB 1186revise certain provisions relating to the practice of dentistry and to dental corporations. 
HB 1187allow the Office of the Secretary of State to refuse to file certain documents. 
HB 1188exempt certain operations of school buses from commercial motor vehicle fees. 
HB 1189provide for the inspection and review of a state-mandated academic achievement test taken by a student. 
HB 1190enhance customer convenience in firearms transactions, improve public safety, and provide for the issuance of an additional concealed pistol permit. 
HB 1191revise certain provisions regarding the critical teaching needs scholarship program. 
HB 1192prohibit certain inquiries during a public employment application process about an applicant's criminal history and to provide a penalty for a violation thereof. 
HB 1193prohibit certain inquiries about criminal records during any initial employment application process and to provide a penalty for a violation thereof. 
HB 1194revise the authority of state's attorneys to take action regarding certain local open government violations. 
HB 1195revise certain provisions regarding ballots used in municipal referendum elections. 
HB 1196create a deadline for the preparation of statements for municipal referendum ballots. 
HB 1197prohibit hydraulic fracturing. 
HB 1198recognize dyslexia as a learning disability. 
HB 1199revise certain provisions regarding the minimum age to procure hunting and fishing licenses. 
HB 1200require the Game, Fish and Parks Commission to provide for an earlier archery deer hunting season. 
HB 1201revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2016, make an appropriation for teen court programs in South Dakota, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1202provide access to abandoned cemeteries and private burying grounds 
HB 1203pay off bonds and make certain other changes necessary to effectuate a tuition freeze by the Board of Regents and the technical institutes, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1204provide a sales and use tax exemption for certain nonprofit corporations created for the purpose of fire protection. 
HB 1205authorize certain eligible school districts to receive an allocation for limited English proficiency. 
HB 1206authorize the use of handguns in the hunting of game birds. 
HB 1207authorize the sale of certain surplus real estate at the Human Services Center and to provide for the deposit of the proceeds. 
HB 1208provide for the sale of certain surplus real estate at the South Dakota Developmental Center and to provide for the deposit of the proceeds. 
HB 1209require any public body of the state to accept as valid all information on a person's birth certificate. 
HB 1210revise certain provisions regarding on-sale alcoholic beverage licenses for municipal auditoriums and convention halls and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1211require statewide livestock ownership inspection. 
HB 1212revise requirements related to pregnancy help centers. 
HB 1213create the new frontiers program to support innovative research by South Dakota companies. 
HB 1214regulate conflicts of interest for authority, board, or commission members. 
HB 1215authorize a private school to hold dual status as an alternative instruction program under certain conditions. 
HB 1216provide for the determination of avoided cost by certain public utilities. 
HB 1217provide for the employment of chiropractors by corporations under certain conditions. 
HB 1218require certain notice procedures for any revision of municipal ordinances. 
HB 1219revise certain provisions concerning adverse possession of certain real property. 
HB 1220direct the secretary of education to reinstate scholarship funding under the GEAR UP grant program. 
HB 1221accommodate legislation relating to education funding. 
HB 1222accommodate legislation relating to shared services in schools. 
HB 1223accommodate legislation relating to livestock control. 
HB 1224facilitate participation by South Dakota residents in an ABLE savings program. 
HB 1225provide for the forfeiture and disposition of certain property utilized in acts of terrorism. 
HB 1226make a special appropriation to continue funding the military funeral honors stipend. 
HB 1227establish the South Dakota Government Accountability Committee. 
HB 1228accommodate legislation relating to a mandatory state of origin meat labeling program. 
HB 1229revise provisions related to primary insurance of rental cars. 
HB 1230require lights on certain animal-drawn vehicles while operating on a highway. 
HB 1231authorize motor carrier inspectors to carry firearms. 
HB 1232provide for additional openness of local governmental meetings. 
HB 1233exempt the state from daylight saving time. 
HB 1234require the approval of the Legislature before the state adopts certain changes to the Medicaid program. 
HB 1235make an appropriation to the Board of Regents to fund the obstetrics and gynecology residency program and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1236define a halfway house. 
HB 1237adopt the Uniform Power of Attorney Act. 
HB 1238revise the powers and duties of the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. 
HB 1239provide for the election of the county directors of equalization. 
HB 1240adopt a compact for a balanced budget and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1241revise certain provisions regarding the petition signatures required for initiated measures and referred laws. 
HB 1242authorize certain persons to request a security freeze on the credit report of a protected consumer. 
HB 1243prohibit the unauthorized sharing of certain private images on the internet. 
HB 1244revise provisions related to the sex offender registry 
HB 1245accommodate legislation relating to occupational licensing. 
HB 1246require a study of certain real estate transactions and relationships. 
HB 1247require school districts and licensed child welfare agencies to implement a policy and provide training regarding sexual abuse and other maltreatment of children. 


House Commemoration

HC 1001Recognizing Tony Metzgar for his act of saving a life. 
HC 1002Recognizing Isabel Trobaugh for her service to the community of Elk Point. 
HC 1003Recognizing Helen Sweeter of Worthing for the honors and recognition she has received for an exemplary life of service to her family, church, and community. 
HC 1004Recognizing the achievements of Victoria "Tori" Johnson of Elk Point. 
HC 1005Honoring the fifth anniversary of Operation Black Hills Cabin, and recognizing the board of directors, volunteers, and community leaders as outstanding caretakers of those who served. 
HC 1006Commending and honoring the 2014-2015 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota, including Tim Graf, Milbank, School Superintendent; Chad Allison, Lennox, Middle School Principal; Merna Bye, Corsica, School Business Official; Brad Olinger, Flandreau, Elementary School Principal; Jim Aisenbrey, Baltic, Secondary School Principal; Mike Radke, Huron, Assistant Secondary School Principal; Dr. Sandra Henry, Sioux Falls, Curriculum Leader; and Rhonda Zinter, Milbank, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. 
HC 1007Recognizing Sabrina Swee for her excellence and achievements in the area of culinary arts. 
HC 1008Honoring the Alpha Gamma chapter of the Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity for one hundred years of excellence on the campus of the University of South Dakota. 
HC 1009Congratulating the Wolsey-Wessington High School Football Team as the 2015 South Dakota Class 9AA Championship Team. 
HC 1010Congratulating and commending the 2015 James Valley Christian High School Boys Cross Country Team on its Class B championship.  
HC 1011Congratulating and commending the Yankton High School Bucks Football Team for winning the 2015 State 11AA Football Championship. 
HC 1012Recognizing and honoring the bravery of South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Zachary Bader. 
HC 1013Recognizing Mark Knight for his election as president of the Associated General Contractors of America. 
HC 1014Honoring the South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations on the occasion of its ninetieth anniversary. 
HC 1015Honoring Danika Gordon for the outstanding honor of being named one of the top two youth volunteers in South Dakota in the twenty-first annual Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. 
HC 1016Commending and honoring the West Central High School Band for its many accomplishments. 
HC 1017Commending and honoring the West Central High School Future Farmers of America Chapter. 
HC 1018Commending and honoring the academic and athletic accomplishments of Hunter Hanley of West Central High School. 
HC 1019Commending and honoring the West Central High School Oral Interp Team for its accomplishments. 
HC 1020Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. 
HC 1021Recognizing Jean Benson for her achievements as head coach for the Chester Area Flyers Volleyball Team. 
HC 1022Congratulating and honoring the 2016 South Dakota First Tech Challenge Robotics Team "Loading...". 
HC 1023Commending the South Dakota National Guard's Battery A, 1/147 Field Artillery Battalion of Aberdeen, South Dakota on being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States' Certificate of Victory. 
HC 1024Commending the South Dakota National Guard's Company C, l-189th Aviation Regiment of Rapid City, South Dakota on being awarded the General John J. Pershing Trophy. 
HC 1025Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 211th Engineer Company of Madison and DeSmet, South Dakota, on being awarded the Eisenhower Trophy. 
HC 1026honoring Jesse Hastings, of Mount Vernon, South Dakota for quick actions that saved the life of his classmate. 
HC 1027Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 153rd Engineer Battalion of Huron, South Dakota on being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckord Trophy. 
HC 1028Honoring the Jorgensen Land and Cattle Partnership of Tripp County as the 2015 Leopold Conservation Award recipient. 
HC 1029Commending and honoring the West Central High School Wrestling Team for its accomplishments. 
HC 1030Honoring the Canton High School wrestling program. 
HC 1031Honoring the House of Representatives of the Ninety-First Legislature of the State of South Dakota as the inaugural champions of the 2016 Legislative Dodgeball Match. 
HC 1032Honoring T.F. Riggs High School wrestling program of Pierre, South Dakota, for excellent seasons and for victorious performances in both the 2015 and 2016 Class A State Wrestling Tournaments. 


House Concurrent Resolution

HCR 1001Recognizing the outstanding public service of President Harry Truman. 
HCR 1002Supporting the selection of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter beddown at Joe Foss Field, 114th Fighter Wing, South Dakota Air National Guard. 
HCR 1003Encouraging recognition of the current gender wage gap and calling for the enforcement of equal pay for equal work laws. 
HCR 1004Expressing support for the property rights of ranch and range allotment owners. 
HCR 1005Urging the federal government to refrain from enacting regulations that threaten the reliability and affordability of electric power in the northern great plains. 
HCR 1006Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2016 as Social Work Month. 
HCR 1007Requiring the use of sound science in evaluating crop protection chemistries and nutrients. 
HCR 1008Urging Congress to support and to ask the United States Secretary of State to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline project. 
HCR 1009Expressing the right of South Dakotans to own and use firearms. 
HCR 1010Calling for a policy to provide a full and fair resolution of the claims to the Black Hills by the Sioux Nation tribes. 
HCR 1011Opposing the recent actions of the EPA and the President with regards to the Waters of the United States federal rule and applauding the South Dakota congressional delegates who opposed such actions. 
HCR 1012Requesting the South Dakota congressional delegation to introduce legislation to compensate private landowners for fire damage caused by the United States Forest Service. 
HCR 1013Recognizing the positive economic impact sportsmen and sportswomen have in South Dakota. 
HCR 1014Calling for the United States to save Christians, Yazidis and people of other faiths from persecution and genocide. 
HCR 1015Commending Taiwan's presidential election; supporting Taiwan's efforts to secure entry to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the signing of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and the Bilateral Investment Agreement (BIA) with the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile and for strengthening and expanding sister-state ties between South Dakota and Taiwan. 
HCR 1016Expressing and encouraging support for the continued use of country-of-origin labels on meat products sold to consumers. 
HCR 1017Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial and mutually beneficial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota. 


House Joint Resolution

HJR 1001Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article IV, section 3 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the powers and duties of the Governor. 
HJR 1002To apply for a Convention of the States under Article V of the Constitution of the United States. 


Senate Bill

SB 1revise certain provisions regarding the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. 
SB 2revise the distribution of the revenue from the alcoholic beverage fund. 
SB 3revise the income criteria for determining if property is classified as agricultural land for property tax purposes. 
SB 4provide for the assessment of certain agricultural land as noncropland. 
SB 5revise the procedure to initiate a school district boundary change. 
SB 6revise certain performance security requirements for public improvement contracts. 
SB 7revise the composition of the state trunk highway system. 
SB 8revise certain provisions regarding background investigations for prospective employees of the postsecondary technical institutes and to transfer certain funds regarding postsecondary technical credentialing. 
SB 9make an appropriation to fund the Native American achievement schools grant program and paraprofessional tuition assistance scholarship program. 
SB 10authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the renovation and construction of an addition to Harding Hall on the campus of South Dakota State University and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 11authorize the Board of Regents to purchase land from the Dakota State University Foundation for the use and benefit of Dakota State University in Madison, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 12authorize the Board of Regents to sell certain extraneous real property in Brookings County and to deposit the proceeds with the state treasurer to be credited to a fund designated as the real property acquisition and capital improvement fund for South Dakota State University. 
SB 13establish a new retirement benefit structure for certain public employees who are members of the South Dakota Retirement System. 
SB 14revise certain administrative provisions and repeal certain obsolete provisions concerning the South Dakota Retirement System. 
SB 15revise certain provisions concerning the membership of the South Dakota Investment Council. 
SB 16establish a fee for a nursery license and to increase fees for nursery inspection. 
SB 17make an appropriation for costs related to suppression of wildfires in the state and to declare an emergency. 
SB 18make an appropriation from the coordinated natural resources conservation fund to the State Conservation Commission and to declare an emergency. 
SB 19revise certain mandatory reporting requirements for elder and disabled adult abuse and neglect. 
SB 20revise certain provisions related to behavioral health. 
SB 21define a child advocacy center for the purpose of addressing child maltreatment. 
SB 22add emergency medical technicians and paramedics to the list of mandatory reporters, and to update cross references in the section. 
SB 23extend the time allowed for conditional land exchanges. 
SB 24prohibit the sale of fetal body parts and to provide a penalty therefor. 
SB 25revise certain provisions concerning forfeiture of property interests of persons convicted of certain crimes. 
SB 26revise certain provisions concerning sex offender registration and to require an offender to notify of intended foreign travel. 
SB 27revise certain personnel requirements for ambulance services and to repeal the hardship exemption. 
SB 28require meningococcal immunization for school entry. 
SB 29update the nurse practice act and to adopt a new Interstate Nurse Licensure Compact. 
SB 30provide that Department of Corrections employees are excluded from concealed weapons permit requirements when on duty and acting under the color of authority. 
SB 31revise certain provisions regarding the sentencing and supervision of prison inmates and parolees with suspended sentences. 
SB 32codify legislation enacted in 2015. 
SB 33revise certain provisions regarding chemical testing and revocations of driver licenses for persons under the age of twenty-one. 
SB 34revise certain provisions regarding the chemical testing of commercial drivers. 
SB 35update references to certain federal motor carrier regulations. 
SB 36revise certain fees and the allocation of fees collected by the secretary of state, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 37adopt the 2015 edition of the Uniform Plumbing Code. 
SB 38revise certain provisions concerning bail bondspersons. 
SB 39revise certain provisions concerning fees for sponsored captive insurance companies. 
SB 40revise signature and seal requirements for the Board of Technical Professions. 
SB 41revise certain provisions related to the Board of Technical Professions. 
SB 42increase certain fees for boxing, kickboxing, and mixed martial arts competitions. 
SB 43increase the unemployment insurance penalty for failure to pay contributions or make reports. 
SB 44classify vehicular homicide as a crime of violence. 
SB 45revise certain provisions of the building South Dakota fund programs. 
SB 46revise the notice filing fee for open-end management companies. 
SB 47reduce the unemployment contribution rates for certain employers and to provide for an unemployment insurance administrative fee. 
SB 48revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2016. 
SB 49revise certain fees collected by the secretary of state to make an appropriation for an online business registration and filing system, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 50revise the allocation of certain fees collected by the Department of Corrections. 
SB 51revise certain provisions concerning the use tax. 
SB 52establish procedures for reporting federal tax changes for purposes of the bank franchise tax. 
SB 53revise certain provisions concerning the bank franchise tax. 
SB 54adopt the Elder Abuse Task Force's statutory recommendations in order to protect South Dakota seniors and adults with disabilities from abuse, neglect, and exploitation. 
SB 55revise certain provisions relating to the HOPE probation program. 
SB 56require legislative approval of all land acquisitions by the Department of Game, Fish and Parks. 
SB 57redefine the term, written agreement, relating to contracts between a debtor and creditor. 
SB 58revise certain restrictions for the use of night-vision equipment for hunting under certain conditions. 
SB 59revise certain provisions regarding the application of the special annual road funding levy. 
SB 60set daylight savings time as the permanent year-round time for the state of South Dakota. 
SB 61prohibit the cancellation or nonrenewal of homeowner insurance policies for certain claims arising from natural causes. 
SB 62require manufacturers of farm machinery and equipment to replace the machinery or equipment or to refund its purchase price if it fails to conform to the manufacturer's warranty, to specify the manufacturer's obligations to remedy any nonconforming conditions, and to provide cause of action against the manufacturer for failure to comply. 
SB 63require the development of school safety plans and to require the conduct of school safety drills in accredited schools. 
SB 64revise the voting authority of an alderman. 
SB 65revise the procedure for a municipal recall petition. 
SB 66permit the issuance of special license plates to parents of certain individuals. 
SB 67establish a postsecondary scholarship grant fund, to make an appropriation therefor, to transfer certain money, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 68make appropriations from the water and environment fund and its revolving fund subfunds for various water and environmental purposes, to revise solid waste management program recycling provisions, to revise water and environment fund loan terms, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 69require accredited schools to accept transfer credits for courses taken by students from other accredited schools during the summer and to declare an emergency. 
SB 70require certain private cemeteries to file an annual financial report. 
SB 71revise the provisions regarding the issuance of small game licenses and fishing licenses to certain veterans at reduced fees and to revise certain provisions regarding special pheasant hunts for disabled veterans. 
SB 72prohibit the abortion of an unborn child who is capable of experiencing pain and to provide a penalty therefor. 
SB 73clarify certain provisions regarding open meetings. 
SB 74authorize members of certain governing bodies who are displaced by a natural disaster to continue their term of office. 
SB 75establish a grant program for adult community residential services designed to reduce the risk of recidivism, to provide a report to the Legislature, to make an appropriation therefor, and declare an emergency. 
SB 76revise certain codes and standards regarding wind energy system set back requirements. 
SB 77repeal the prohibition against carrying a concealed weapon in the state capitol. 
SB 78deposit money in the permanent school fund based on certain acres of school and public lands open to public hunting. 
SB 79expand the list of professionals authorized to perform certain examinations required for a plea of guilty but mentally ill. 
SB 80limit certain liability for hosts of fishing tournaments. 
SB 81create the paraprofessional tuition assistance scholarship program. 
SB 82establish the Native American achievement schools grant program. 
SB 83protect the teaching of certain scientific information. 
SB 84require municipalities to reimburse the counties for certain judicial and law enforcement expenditures. 
SB 85revise certain provisions regarding motorcycle license plates. 
SB 86amend the 2017 General Appropriations Act to revise certain programs and promote efficiency in state government. 
SB 87revise certain programs and promote efficiency in state government and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 88revise certain programs and promote efficiency in state government. 
SB 89revise certain provisions related to permits to carry a concealed pistol. 
SB 90ensure that members of the public are able to access and record public meetings. 
SB 91revise certain provisions concerning the information on the forms provided to persons who sign initiated constitutional amendments, referred laws, or initiated measures. 
SB 92continue a math pilot project at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 93revise certain provisions regarding the homestead exemption. 
SB 94repeal the death penalty. 
SB 95allow certain candidates for elective office to pay filing fees in lieu of submitting nominating petitions, and to create the election filing fee fund. 
SB 96revise the expense reimbursement for members of the Board of Pardons and Paroles. 
SB 97provide for the automatic removal of all petty offenses, municipal ordinance violations, and Class 2 misdemeanor charges or convictions from background check records after ten years under certain conditions. 
SB 98revise and repeal certain provisions regarding pork production. 
SB 99accommodate legislation on Medicaid and medical services. 
SB 100enhance South Dakota economic development through broadband infrastructure improvements. 
SB 101accommodate legislation relating to education in South Dakota. 
SB 102allow certain alcoholic beverage licenses and special event alcoholic beverage licenses to be issued on certain lands and facilities located on state educational institution campuses. 
SB 103authorize the Board of Regents to transfer certain real property to South Dakota State University Growth Partnership, Ltd. for research park purposes. 
SB 104set the time period for when an agency may promulgate rules. 
SB 105provide for the construction, renovation, improvement, remodeling, alteration, addition to and repairing of courthouses, jails and other necessary buildings. 
SB 106provide for the collection of sales taxes from certain remote sellers, to establish certain Legislative findings, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 107clarify certain safety zone restrictions on hunting. 
SB 108require notice if certain immunizations contain more than trace amounts of mercury. 
SB 109require counties to conduct random checkpoints for overweight vehicles as a condition of receiving funds from the bridge improvement grant fund. 
SB 110revise certain provisions regarding motor vehicle fuel not specifically taxed under the fuel excise tax. 
SB 111revise certain provisions regarding the application of the county wheel tax. 
SB 112revise certain provisions concerning tax increment districts. 
SB 113revise provisions related to the operation of a bicycle on a roadway. 
SB 114make an appropriation for certain costs related to the commissioning of the USS South Dakota and to declare an emergency. 
SB 115permit car rental companies to include certain fees in a rental agreement. 
SB 116remove any reference to land ownership being a requirement for participation in any actions pertaining to the creation of or withdrawal from a water development district. 
SB 117permit the practice of midwifery by certain persons. 
SB 118exempt certain purchases from certain bidding requirements. 
SB 119require legislative authority for refugee actions under South Dakota law. 
SB 120make an appropriation to reimburse certain family physicians, dentists, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners who have complied with the requirements of the recruitment assistance program and to declare an emergency. 
SB 121authorize certain duties for the sergeant at arms and assistant sergeant at arms. 
SB 122require that fees collected for military specialty license plates be distributed to county veterans' service officers. 
SB 123revise certain provisions limiting the issuance of certain licenses and permits if a debt is being collected by the obligation recovery center. 
SB 124enhance South Dakota. 
SB 125accommodate legislation relating to education in South Dakota. 
SB 126accommodate legislation on medical services. 
SB 127revise certain provisions regarding the requirements for placement of a utility facility across a railroad right-of-way. 
SB 128guarantee consumer choice. 
SB 129establish certain suicide awareness and prevention training requirements for certain school employees based on the Jason Flatt Act. 
SB 130require the processing of sexual assault exam kits.  
SB 131establish a target teacher salary and a target teacher ratio, to revise certain provisions regarding education funding, to create the School Finance Accountability Board, and to provide for certain school district reporting and penalties. 
SB 132revise certain provisions regarding education funding. 
SB 133revise certain provisions regarding shared services provided by the state to school districts, the sharing of services of school district employees, the classroom innovation grant program, and educator mentoring and certification reciprocity. 
SB 134prohibit the Public Utilities Commission from granting certain permits until federal approval is granted. 
SB 135allow overwidth farm equipment to be operated on primary highways after sunset under certain conditions. 
SB 136permit certain cropland along lakes, rivers, and streams to be assessed as noncropland. 
SB 137revise certain provisions concerning telecommunications and internet services. 
SB 138authorize the construction of a nursing home facility in Rosebud, South Dakota. 
SB 139revise certain provisions regarding the use tax. 
SB 140eliminate life sentences for defendants under the age of eighteen at the time of the crime. 
SB 141revise the distribution of petroleum release compensation and tank inspection fees, to provide funding for the local bridge improvement grant fund, and to repeal the state capital construction fund, ethanol fuel fund, and ethanol infrastructure incentive fund. 
SB 142authorize certain disclosures of mental health information to law enforcement. 
SB 143require the Legislative Planning Committee to implement a performance management review process. 
SB 144revise the legal maximum weight limits based on the number of axles for gross vehicle weight. 
SB 145require certain provisions to be met before allowing public utilities or carriers to exercise eminent domain procedures. 
SB 146impose a fee on certain pipelines carrying crude oil and to create a crude oil pipeline compensation fund that may be used in the event of a crude oil spill. 
SB 147exempt certain amateur sports coaches from sales and use tax. 
SB 148authorize additional nursing facility beds for the Michael J. Fitzmaurice Veterans Home and to declare an emergency. 
SB 149provide for certain reduced state park entrance fees for veterans. 
SB 150revise provisions related to the legislative intern program. 
SB 151lower the state sales and use tax on most food items, to increase the rate of taxation for the sales and use tax on certain goods and services, to increase the amusement device tax, and to increase the per student allocation in the state aid formula. 
SB 152enact the Peter Falk Act to ensure visitation of certain protected persons. 
SB 153provide for drug testing certain TANF applicants. 
SB 154provide a penalty for fleeing from a law enforcement officer. 
SB 155improve public safety. 
SB 156establish certain requirements and protections regarding transportation network companies. 
SB 157provide additional regulations for commercial breeding operations. 
SB 158revise provisions related to restitution in cases involving juveniles and to declare an emergency. 
SB 159provide a tax credit to insurance companies that contribute to an organization providing educational scholarships to certain students. 
SB 160provide for per diem for constituent service, leadership service, and service on certain standing committees and to declare an emergency. 
SB 161lower the state sales and use tax on certain food items and to increase the rate of taxation for the sales and use tax on certain goods and services. 
SB 162create the State Board of Internal Control and to declare an emergency. 
SB 163require the disclosure of certain cumulative contracts with the state. 
SB 164revise certain residency requirements for voter registration. 
SB 165authorize the manufacture of cider in certain amounts. 
SB 166make an appropriation to the aeronautics commission and to declare an emergency. 
SB 167permit the compassionate use of medical cannabis. 
SB 168revise provisions related to human trafficking and to provide a penalty therefor. 
SB 169revise provisions related to child pornography and to revise the penalty therefor. 
SB 170appropriate money for the ordinary expenses of the legislative, judicial, and executive departments of the state, the expenses of state institutions, interest on the public debt, and for common schools. 
SB 171authorize the limited use of certain types of medical marijuana. 
SB 172appropriate money for the ordinary expenses of the legislative, judicial, and executive departments of the state, the expenses of state institutions, interest on the public debt, and for common schools. 


Senate Commemoration

SC 1Celebrating and honoring Tabor's annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its sixty-eighth anniversary on June 16, 17, and 18, 2016. 
SC 2Honoring those from the Harrisburg, South Dakota, community who acted heroically and persevered through the tragic events of September 30, 2015. 
SC 3Honoring the actions of those who reacted to control the tragic events in the Lennox area on February 12, 2015. 
SC 4Commending and honoring the Yankton School District Board of Education on its selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota School Board Award of Excellence recipient for 2015. 
SC 5Commending and honoring Tanya Olson, a member of the Custer School District Board of Education, on her selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota Outstanding School Board Member for 2015. 
SC 6Honoring Allyson Monson of Clark, South Dakota, Girls State Governor, and Andrew Flannery of Elk Point, South Dakota, Boys State Governor, and commending the South Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary for their sponsorship and coordination of the Girls State and Boys State programs. 
SC 7Commending and honoring the 2015 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
SC 8Commending and honoring the 2015 Madison High School Bulldogs Football Team and the students and staff involved in the football program. 
SC 9Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary. 
SC 10Recognizing and honoring the South Dakota Arts Council on its fiftieth anniversary of serving South Dakotans and our communities through the arts. 
SC 11Recognizing and honoring the courage of South Dakota Highway Patrol Sergeant John Koenig. 
SC 12Commending and honoring the West Central High School Boys Cross Country Team for its accomplishments. 
SC 13Honoring the 2015 and 2016 Washington High School students of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for their many academic, athletic, and fine arts achievements. 
SC 14Congratulating Hunter Heinrich of Boy Scout Troop 357 for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. 
SC 15Honoring the 2016 South Dakota Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Youth of the Year finalists. 
SC 16Commending and honoring the 2015 Winner High School Football Team and the students and staff involved in the football program. 
SC 17Honoring Laurie Visser as South Dakota's 2016 Mother of the Year. 


Senate Concurrent Resolution

SCR 1To show support for family caregivers. 
SCR 2Supporting efforts to ensure that students from South Dakota have access to debt-free higher education at public colleges and universities. 


Senate Joint Resolution

SJR 1Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the fundamental right of state citizens to bear arms cannot be infringed and is subject to strict scrutiny. 
SJR 2Proposing 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 and dedication of the revenue therefrom. 
SJR 3Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election amendments to Article III of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, revising the procedure for filling a vacancy in either house of the Legislature. 
SJR 4Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article IV, section 3 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the powers and duties of the Governor.