Representative Burt Tulson — 2017


Picture of Representative Burt Tulson

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 02
Counties: Brown, Clark, Hamlin, Spink
Occupation: Retired Contractor/Farm Owner/Community Volunteer

Home Address:
44975 SD Hwy. 28
Lake Norden, SD 57248

Home: 605-785-3480
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business: 605-881-7809

Email: Burt.Tulson@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

EducationMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 413 
Local GovernmentMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1140permit townships to levy a capital improvement property tax for secondary roads, bridges, and culverts. 
HB 1242revise certain provisions concerning the township snow removal reserve fund. 
SC 14Honoring Warner High School athletic teams on their outstanding performances in the 2013 season, resulting in the achievement of the Class B KELO Cup. 
SC 15Honoring the 2013 Warner High School Girls Basketball Team on their victorious performance at the 2012-2013 Class B South Dakota High School Girls Basketball State Tournament 
SC 16Honoring the Warner High School Volleyball Team for an excellent season and for its victorious performance at the 2013 Class B State Volleyball Tournament. 
SC 21Honoring and commending Dial-A-Move Relocation Services of Aberdeen, South Dakota, for receiving the 2013 Enterprise Award from the American Moving and Storage Association. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1070sunset certain tax refund claims for an economic development incentive program that has been previously terminated and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1071change the procedure for a minor boundary change. 
HB 1086create a leased residential property classification and to establish the school district general fund levy for the property classification. 
HB 1088repeal the reduction in general state aid for funds received from the gaming commission fund. 
HB 1089allow certain school districts that receive state aid to education to receive funding for certain students with limited English proficiency. 
HB 1093prohibit public schools from starting a school term before the last Monday in August. 
HB 1100prohibit the use of certain photo monitoring devices to detect red light violations. 
HB 1102authorize the use of artificial light to hunt coyotes under certain conditions. 
HB 1103require the Game, Fish and Parks Commission to provide for an earlier archery deer hunting season. 
HB 1124create the South Dakota school safety fund to assist certain school districts in enhancing school safety, and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1126revise the persons authorized to countersign school board payments. 
HB 1129prohibit the use of certain explosive targets in the Black Hills Forest Fire Protection District. 
HB 1133repeal or revise certain provisions concerning townships. 
HB 1150require that the pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States be recited at the start of each school day in every public school classroom. 
HB 1154authorize the commissioner of school and public lands to grant certain surface and subsurface easements to provide access to oil, gas, minerals, and geothermal resources. 
HB 1157provide for the retrospective payment of clean claims for covered services provided by a health care professional during the credentialing period. 
HB 1159revise the documentation requirements for designation as a veteran on driver licenses, permits, and nondriver identification cards. 
HB 1162prohibit the practice of sex-selective abortions, to establish certain procedures to better ensure that sex-selective abortions are not practiced in South Dakota, and to provide penalties therefor. 
HB 1185revise certain provisions relating to nonresident waterfowl licenses. 
HB 1208restrict certain activities on waters that inundate private property. 
HB 1209provide for reimbursement of property taxes paid on certain private lands inundated by the waters of nonmeandered lakes. 
HB 1218authorize school districts to use certain tax levies for pension and health insurance purposes. 
HB 1222specify penalties for the use of fraudulent information in certain applications relating to federal water pollution control requirements. 
HB 1226create a work-share program available to employers during times of economic distress. 
HB 1230revise certain provisions concerning the county tax levy for highways and bridges and to permit counties to levy the existing highway and bridge reserve fund tax to make necessary road and bridge improvements. 
HB 1238provide for the impoundment of license plates after multiple driving under the influence offenses. 
HB 1249revise the required hours in a school term for certain grade levels. 
HB 1250provide for a coordinated effort to assist victims of human trafficking. 
HB 1261authorize the Transportation Commission to award grants to replace, repair, and renovate county and township bridges and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HC 1001Honoring the 2013 Dakota Valley High School Panthers Volleyball Team. 
HC 1002Honoring the 2013 Canton High School football team. 
HC 1030Commending and honoring Robert (Bob) Graff, a member of the Agar-Blunt-Onida School District Board of Education, on his selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota for 2013. 
HC 1031Congratulating and commending the White River High School Boys Basketball Team for its State B Championship and successful 2012-2013 season. 
HC 1032Honoring the 2013 Todd County Boys Cross Country Team. 
HC 1033Honoring Kerri Young of Mitchell, South Dakota, on her outstanding achievement in Mitchell High School girls basketball. 
HC 1034Honoring and commending the 2013 Avon High School Football Team. 
HC 1056Recognizing the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the location filming of Dances With Wolves in South Dakota. 
HC 1057Recognizing and honoring the American Association of State Troopers 2013 Trooper of the Year recipient, Trooper Andrew Steen. 
HCR 1003Recognizing the outstanding public service of President Calvin Coolidge and his support of Mount Rushmore. 
HCR 1007Petitioning Congress to provide for an audit of the Federal Reserve Bank. 
HCR 1021Urging the United States Department of Agriculture to withdraw certain rules imperiling the South Dakota livestock industry. 
HCR 1022Concerning U.S. EPA-proposed greenhouse gas emission standards for new and existing fossil-fueled power plants. 
HJR 1002Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article III, section 6 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to legislative term limits. 
SB 73allow certain nonresidents to participate in school district elections. 
SB 75prohibit local governments from enacting, maintaining, or enforcing regulations on certain dog breeds. 
SB 80provide a credit to homebuilt aircraft for sales and use taxes when paying the aircraft registration tax and to make a reimbursement to the aeronautics fund for the amount of the credit granted. 
SB 83authorize townships and counties to impose real estate transfer fees. 
SB 103establish certain civil penalties for tampering or removing any highway marker, sign, or control device and to distribute the revenue from such civil penalties. 
SB 111revise certain property tax limitations. 
SB 114establish a wine direct shipper license and to provide for certain direct shipments of wine. 
SB 117establish a county highway capital improvement fund and to levy a capital improvement property tax for county highways, secondary roads, bridges, and culverts. 
SB 123require the Department of Social Services to develop a procedure to screen and test applicants for certain financial assistance benefits to determine if the applicants are using controlled substances. 
SB 126regulate the sale of raw milk for human consumption. 
SB 131provide that a truancy complaint is grounds to refuse a certificate for excuse from school attendance. 
SB 137make an appropriation to rehabilitate certain state-owned rail lines and to declare an emergency. 
SB 145encourage schools to provide instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. 
SB 156revise the per student allocation in the state aid to general education formula. 
SB 163prohibit a social host from permitting the underage consumption of alcoholic beverages on the social host's premises and to provide penalties therefor. 
SB 171recognize certain federal forms as sufficient to direct the disposition of the body of a servicemember. 
SB 172revise certain provisions relating to services performed by dental hygienists. 
SB 173provide authority to establish special purpose districts for libraries. 
SB 181define vapor products as tobacco products for the purpose of regulating the use of the products by minors and to place certain restrictions on the sale of vapor products. 
SC 22Honoring the South Dakota Head Start Association. 
SC 26Honoring and commending Millicent Atkins for her boundless generosity and selfless nature. 
SC 31Honoring Dalton Howe as a recipient of the 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
SC 33Honoring Nathan Duerre as a recipient of the 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
SCR 6Expressing the Legislature's support for citizens and communities in eastern South Dakota impacted by severe high water conditions over the last two decades. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled