South Dakota Representative Oren Lesmeister [D]

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SDSB84PassMake an appropriation for the design, renovation, and construction of a multi-purpose facility at the Cottonwood Field Station and to declare an emergency.
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2022-03-28
Signed by the Governor on March 28, 2022 S.J. 544
SDHB1068PassClarify the processing of sexual assault kits performed on individuals ages sixteen and seventeen.
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2022-03-28
Signed by the Governor on March 28, 2022 H.J. 688
SDHB1096PassRevise provisions regarding livestock identification.
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2022-03-28
Signed by the Governor on March 28, 2022 H.J. 689
SDHB1100PassRevise provisions related to the video recording of certain victim testimony at a preliminary hearing or deposition.
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2022-03-28
Signed by the Governor on March 28, 2022 H.J. 688
SDHB1210PassMake an appropriation to the Board of Regents to provide grant funding for a new biomedical facility at the research park in Sioux Falls, and to declare an emergency.
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2022-03-28
Signed by the Governor on March 28, 2022 H.J. 689
SDHB1268PassRevise provisions related to name changes when obtaining a marriage license.
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2022-03-28
Signed by the Governor on March 28, 2022 H.J. 688
SDHB1273PassAuthorize the Department of the Military to purchase certain real property in Chamberlain and to declare an emergency.
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2022-03-28
Signed by the Governor on March 28, 2022 H.J. 688
SDHB1214PassProhibit forms of caller identification manipulation and to impose a penalty therefor.
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2022-03-28
Signed by the Governor on March 28, 2022 H.J. 688
SDHB1156PassRevise provisions regarding weed removal along highways.
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2022-03-28
Signed by the Governor on March 28, 2022 H.J. 689
SDHB1277PassMake an appropriation to the State Conservation Commission, transfer moneys thereto, and to declare an emergency.
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2022-03-28
Signed by the Governor on March 28, 2022 H.J. 689
SDSB201PassRevise provisions regarding industrial hemp and to declare an emergency.
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2022-03-28
Signed by the Governor on March 28, 2022 S.J. 543
SDSB147PassAuthorize the construction and operation of a nursing facility in Lyman County and to declare an emergency.
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2022-03-28
Signed by the Governor on March 28, 2022 S.J. 543
SDSB197PassRequire the POW/MIA flag be displayed in the Senate and House of Representative chambers.
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2022-03-28
Signed by the Governor on March 28, 2022 S.J. 543
SDHB1325PassRevise the classification of agricultural land according to soil type.
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2022-03-28
Signed by the Governor on March 28, 2022 H.J. 688
SDHB1092PassMake an appropriation for the precision agriculture cybersecurity CyberAg partnership initiative and to declare an emergency.
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2022-03-10
Signed by the Governor on March 10, 2022 H.J. 668
SDHB1137PassMake an appropriation for high performance computing and data storage systems at South Dakota State University and to declare an emergency.
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2022-03-10
Signed by the Governor on March 10, 2022 H.J. 668
SDHB1120PassInclude carbon dioxide and carbon dioxide capture companies in certain provisions regarding pipeline taxation.
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2022-03-10
Signed by the Governor on March 10, 2022 H.J. 656
SDHB1196PassDesignate the traditional flute as the official indigenous musical instrument of South Dakota.
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2022-03-10
Signed by the Governor on March 10, 2022 H.J. 656
SDHB1195PassDirect the Indian Education Advisory Council to make an annual report to the Governor and the State-Tribal Relations Committee.
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2022-03-09
Signed by the Governor on March 09, 2022 H.J. 640
SDHB1131PassProvide for a revocation of hunting, trapping, or fishing privileges.
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2022-03-08
Signed by the Governor on March 08, 2022 H.J. 626
SDSB72Engross

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Establish the crime of hazing and to provide a penalty therefor.
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2022-03-02
State Affairs Deferred to the 41st legislative day, Passed, YEAS 9, NAYS 3.
SDHB1248Engross

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Make an appropriation for the erection of the South Dakota Sioux Code Talker Memorial and to declare an emergency.
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2022-03-01
Committee on Appropriations Tabled, Passed, YEAS 6, NAYS 0.
SDSB184Engross

Sine Die
Provide for limited elk licenses to landowners.
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2022-02-24
House of Representatives Do Pass Amended, Failed, YEAS 39, NAYS 27. H.J. 469
SDHB1039Engross

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Provide for the assessment of certain agricultural land as noncropland.
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2022-02-23
Taxation Deferred to the 41st legislative day, Passed, YEAS 6, NAYS 1.
SDHB1194Intro

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Make an appropriation to the Office of Attorney General to temporarily fund a position within the Office of Liaison for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons, and to declare an emergency.
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2022-02-23
Committee on Appropriations Tabled, Passed, YEAS 18, NAYS 0. J.J. 1
SDHB1075PassModify legal and official notice publication requirements.
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2022-02-23
Signed by the Governor on February 23, 2022 H.J. 428
SDHB1264Intro

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Make an appropriation for the Liaison for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Office, and to declare an emergency.
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2022-02-23
Committee on Appropriations Tabled, Passed, YEAS 18, NAYS 0. J.J. 1
SDHC8007N/A

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Honoring and remembering the life of Betty Lou Kost.
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2022-02-23
H.J. 459
SDHB1316Intro

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Revise provisions regarding soil health in resource conservation and forestry and conservation districts.
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2022-02-22
Agriculture and Natural Resources Tabled, Passed, YEAS 12, NAYS 0.
SDHB1320Intro

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Appropriate funds to reconstruct Custer West Dam and to declare an emergency.
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2022-02-22
Committee on Appropriations Deferred to the 41st legislative day, Passed, YEAS 8, NAYS 1.
SDHB1296Intro

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Provide for the killing of mountain lions under certain circumstances.
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2022-02-17
Agriculture and Natural Resources Deferred to the 41st legislative day, Passed, YEAS 7, NAYS 4.
SDHB1270Intro

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Require a defendant in a criminal proceeding to be physically present during the reading of victim impact statements.
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2022-02-16
House of Representatives Do Pass, Failed, YEAS 28, NAYS 40. H.J. 345
SDHB1076PassPermit certain municipalities to elect aldermen at large.
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2022-02-15
Signed by the Governor on February 15, 2022 H.J. 290
SDHB1070PassClarify certain provisions of the rural access infrastructure improvements grant program.
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2022-02-15
Signed by the Governor on February 15, 2022 H.J. 290
SDHB1112Intro

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Authorize the use of crossbows by senior hunters.
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2022-02-15
Agriculture and Natural Resources Deferred to the 41st legislative day, Passed, YEAS 9, NAYS 4.
SDSB137Intro

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Establish gestational surrogacy arrangements and agreements.
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2022-02-15
No motion to reconsider S.J. 254
SDHJR5002Intro

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Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, establishing the commissioner of agriculture and natural resources as an elected constitutional officer.
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2022-02-15
Agriculture and Natural Resources Tabled, Passed, YEAS 13, NAYS 0.
SDSB149Intro

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Establish a restaurant meals program as part of the supplemental nutrition assistance program.
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2022-02-15
Senate Do Pass, Failed, YEAS 12, NAYS 23. S.J. 260
SDHB1323Intro

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Increase the amount transferred into the coordinated natural resources conservation fund.
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2022-02-15
Agriculture and Natural Resources Tabled, Passed, YEAS 12, NAYS 1.
SDSC806N/A

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Commending the Rapid City Babe Ruth 14U Braves baseball team for being the first South Dakota team to reach the Babe Ruth World Series.
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2022-02-15
S.J. 263
SDHB1066Intro

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Prohibit the personal possession of a loaded firearm while under the influence of marijuana or intoxicated.
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2022-02-14
Judiciary Deferred to the 41st legislative day, Passed, YEAS 10, NAYS 1. H.J. 1
SDHB1307Intro

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Revise the definition of cremation.
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2022-02-14
Judiciary Deferred to the 41st legislative day, Passed, YEAS 11, NAYS 0. H.J. 1
SDHB1171Intro

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Revise provisions related to missing children.
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2022-02-09
Judiciary Deferred to the 41st legislative day, Passed, YEAS 7, NAYS 2. H.J. 1
SDHCR6007Enroll

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Celebrating the sister-state relationship with Taiwan.
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2022-02-03
Senate Concurred in Resolution, Passed, YEAS 34, NAYS 0. S.J. 170
SDHB1067Intro

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Require the waiver of animal adoption fees for veterans
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2022-02-02
Military and Veterans Affairs Deferred to the 41st legislative day, Passed, YEAS 9, NAYS 3.
SDHB1170Intro

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Incorporate the Oceti Sakowin Essential Understandings in the social studies curriculum.
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2022-02-02
Education Deferred to the 41st legislative day, Passed, YEAS 8, NAYS 7.
SDSC804N/A

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Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing of Sioux Falls for being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque and the United States Air Force Outstanding Unit Award.
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2022-01-27
S.J. 133
SDHB1093Intro

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Increase the annual fee for certain electric motor vehicles.
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2022-01-26
Commerce and Energy Deferred to the 41st legislative day, Passed, YEAS 12, NAYS 1. H.J. 1
SDHB1089Intro

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Revise provisions related to abandoned mobile or manufactured homes.
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2022-01-26
Withdrawn at the Request of the Prime Sponsor H.J. 126
SDSB92Intro

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Require that taxpayer funded pool arrangements providing workers' compensation coverage demonstrate financial stability, reliable management, and fair pricing.
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2022-01-25
Commerce and Energy Deferred to the 41st legislative day, Passed, YEAS 9, NAYS 0.
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