Representative Lee Qualm — 2018


Picture of Representative Lee Qualm

Majority Leader

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 21
Counties: Bon Homme, Charles Mix, Gregory, Tripp
Occupation: Farmer

Home Address:
27507 John Qualm Rd.
Platte, SD 57369

Home: 605-337-3682
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business: 605-337-3682

Email: Lee.Qualm@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Joint Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 
Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:30 AM Room 413 
Joint Select Committee on Joint RulesMember Call of Chair 11:30 AM Room 423 
State AffairsVice-Chair MWF 7:45 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1195revise certain provisions regarding refunds of motor vehicle license fees. 
HB 1211require that certain property tax opt out decisions be referred to a vote. 
HB 1264authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the construction of a precision agriculture classroom and laboratory building and renovation of the first and second floors of Berg Agriculture Hall at South Dakota State University. 
HB 1265enhance the foster care system in South Dakota 
HB 1286authorize certain political parties to be classified under alternative political status and to declare an emergency. 
HC 1005Honoring the South Dakota Association of Rural Water Systems, Inc. on being named 2017 State Association of the Year. 
HC 1017Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 155th Engineer Company on being awarded the Itschner Award and the Reserve Family Readiness Award. 
HCR 1006Commemorating the life of George Speaker Mickelson and calling for a bust of Mickelson to be displayed in the lobby of the State House of Representatives. 
SB 166revise certain provisions regarding the inspection of moisture-measuring devices. 
SB 183authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the construction of a precision agriculture classroom and laboratory building and renovation of the first and second floors of Berg Agriculture Hall at South Dakota State University. 
SB 194revise certain provisions regarding registration fees of pesticide products and create the precision agriculture building fund. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1001revise the membership of the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. 
HB 1072revise certain provisions regarding trusts. 
HB 1075authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the construction of the Madison Cyber Labs (MadLabs) and the demolition of Lowry Hall at Dakota State University, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1081repeal the sunset clause regarding the recreational use of nonmeandered water. 
HB 1093authorize certain insurance transactions and policies in a language other than English. 
HB 1102revise certain provisions regarding the use and display of the great seal of South Dakota. 
HB 1103require state agencies to comply with the appropriate display or use of the state seal. 
HB 1115revise certain provisions regarding crop liens. 
HB 1116revise certain provisions regarding special interest motor vehicle license plates. 
HB 1117revise certain provisions regarding the licensing of historical motor vehicles. 
HB 1120provide equal access for all students to activities sponsored by the South Dakota High School Activities Association or school districts. 
HB 1126revise certain provisions regarding forensic medical examinations for victims of rape or sexual offense. 
HB 1136revise certain provisions related to cooperatives. 
HB 1148revise certain provisions regarding the eligibility to serve on the Game, Fish, and Parks Commission. 
HB 1156require voter registration information be made available to the public by certain licensing agents. 
HB 1162increase a surcharge to increase revenues to the crime victims' compensation fund and to revise certain provisions of the crime victim compensation program fund. 
HB 1174revise certain provisions regarding rights for crime victims. 
HB 1180revise certain provisions regarding violations of county and municipal ordinances. 
HB 1184provide certain provisions regarding waste disposal lines along or under highways. 
HB 1189revise certain provisions and penalties regarding inducements for school attendance and overreporting of school enrollment. 
HB 1196revise certain provisions regarding verification of residency of petition circulators. 
HB 1197prohibit public school administrators from participating in collective bargaining. 
HB 1198prohibit school districts from compensating official labor union representatives or negotiators. 
HB 1199prohibit collective bargaining by employees of the Board of Regents. 
HB 1203authorize the secretary of state to enforce the laws that have been enacted to be under the supervision of the Office of the Secretary of State. 
HB 1209require a National Instant Criminal Background Check for applicants of certain concealed carry permits. 
HB 1219revise certain provisions regarding the use of night vision equipment in hunting. 
HB 1233require maintenance and repair funding for new nonrevenue generating buildings or facilities at institutions of higher education. 
HB 1257designate certain highways by townships and counties as no maintenance highways. 
HB 1259revise certain provisions regarding political party conventions. 
HB 1266provide funds for the purpose of increasing wages for certain employees of community support providers and nursing facilities. 
HB 1268provide for revised dates to prefile legislation. 
HB 1279increase the state's percentage of the video lottery net machine income, create a fund for the proceeds, and repeal video lottery. 
HB 1284provide for certain highway safety requirements and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1287revise certain provisions regarding multiple employer trusts. 
HB 1291revise the procedure to nominate candidates for the United States Senate. 
HB 1297revise certain provisions regarding capital outlay obligations. 
HB 1304revise certain provisions regarding challenges to petition signatures. 
HB 1311revise certain provisions regarding legislator salaries. 
HB 1312establish the Tax Revenue Study Task Force to study tax revenue in this state. 
HC 1001Honoring Arlene Kvislen for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota, the Legislature, and the South Dakota House of Representatives. 
HC 1006Expressing gratitude and admiration for all the men and women who are in active military service, who are veterans, or who are or have been first responders in our state. 
HC 1007Recognizing and congratulating Sioux Falls Little League on their historic first season of Little League Baseball in 2017. 
HC 1008Honoring and commending Jermaine Robinson and Brandon Peguese for their bravery in pulling Tami Crate from a burning vehicle and saving her life. 
HC 1009Recognizing and congratulating the Sioux Falls Storm for the team's successes both on and off the playing field. 
HC 1012Commending and honoring the 2017 Gregory High School Football team and the students and staff involved in the football program. 
HC 1013Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventieth anniversary on June 14-16, 2018. 
HC 1015Honoring Brian Garrett for his outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the Oglala Lakota people. 
HC 1016Commending the entire South Dakota Army National Guard on being elected as the overall winner in the 2017 Army Communities of Excellence Awards. 
HCR 1003Promoting a resilient and healthy Black Hills forest through endorsement of the forest management principles identified in "Black Hills Resilient Forest Strategy" published December 2017. 
HCR 1010Recognizing and honoring William Melvin "Billy" Mills, also known as Makata Taka Hela, for his unselfish and loyal contributions to the State of South Dakota and to his country. 
HCR 1011Making formal application to the United States Congress to lawfully enable the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide per diem reimbursement to eligible veterans in need of assisted living services. 
HJR 1001Proposing and submitting to the voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, removing the Legislature's authority to set legislator salaries for a regular legislative session. 
HJR 1002Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, regarding filling legislative vacancies. 
HJR 1004Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election a Constitutional amendment to revise certain provisions relating to the rights of crime victims. 
HJR 1007Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to amendments to the Constitution. 
HJR 1008Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to amendments to the Constitution. 
SB 71revise certain provisions related to a license renewal for the practice of medicine, osteopathy, surgery, or obstetrics. 
SB 74create an exception to the minimum difference in age between adoptive parent and child and to declare an emergency. 
SB 91authorize the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide for the design, construction, and equipping of a state veterans cemetery in Sioux Falls, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 94establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. 
SB 100establish certain provisions related to grant monitoring and review and to revise certain record retention policies. 
SB 117revise certain provisions regarding the partners in education tax credit program. 
SB 125clarify the authority of the Government Operations and Audit Committee to issue a subpoena. 
SB 144revise certain provisions related to party affiliation on voter registration cards. 
SB 145revise certain provisions related to claims regarding workers' compensation. 
SB 181provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. 
SB 191provide certain venue for enforcement of protection orders and conditions for no contact. 
SB 210transfer certain funds from the ethanol fuel fund to the ethanol infrastructure incentive fund. 
SC 5Commending and honoring the 2017 Tea Area High School Titans Boys Soccer Team and the students and staff involved in the program. 
SC 6Commending and honoring the 2017 Tea Area High School Boys Basketball Team and the students and staff involved in the program. 
SC 7Commending and honoring Joan Allison, a second grade teacher at Legacy Elementary, on being named Tea Area School District's Teacher of the Year. 
SC 23Congratulating and honoring Jeff and Janine Nielsen on being awarded the 2018 South Dakota Retailer of the Year Award by the South Dakota Retailers Association. 
SC 24Honoring and congratulating the Matt and Paula Loewe family as the 2018 Farm Family of the Year as awarded by the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce. 
SC 25Honoring and recognizing Myron Sonne for his outstanding commitment and service to Mitchell Technical Institute and to the young minds of South Dakota. 
SC 36Honoring The Salvation Army for their dedication and service to the Aberdeen Community for one hundred twenty-five years. 
SC 40Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. 
SCR 7Supporting the State of Israel. 
SCR 8Requesting federal natural resource agencies to refrain from designating wilderness areas in South Dakota without approval of the Legislature. 
SCR 9Strengthening the sister-state ties between the State of South Dakota and the Republic of China (Taiwan), supporting the signing of a Bilateral Trade Agreement between Taiwan and the United States, and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. 
SCR 14Encouraging Congress and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to overturn the rules regarding electronic logging devices. 
SJR 3To apply for a convention of states under Article V of the Constitution of the United States to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government and limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government. 
SJR 4Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election a new section to Article XII of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the creation and administration of a trust fund with the net receipts from certain unclaimed property. 

Hearings

02/22 10:00 AM Senate Agriculture and Natural ResourcesSB 166revise certain provisions regarding the inspection of moisture-measuring devices. 
02/22 10:00 AM Senate Agriculture and Natural ResourcesSB 183authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the construction of a precision agriculture classroom and laboratory building and renovation of the first and second floors of Berg Agriculture Hall at South Dakota State University. 
02/22 02:00 PM House of RepresentativesHB 1264authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the construction of a precision agriculture classroom and laboratory building and renovation of the first and second floors of Berg Agriculture Hall at South Dakota State University. 
02/22 08:00 AM House Health and Human ServicesHB 1265enhance the foster care system in South Dakota 
02/22 08:30 AM Joint Committee on AppropriationsSB 194revise certain provisions regarding registration fees of pesticide products and create the precision agriculture building fund. 
02/22 02:00 PM SenateHC 1017Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 155th Engineer Company on being awarded the Itschner Award and the Reserve Family Readiness Award.