2018 Legislative Radar

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Senate: 605-773-3821
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Constitution

FHA Action Bill Number Description
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SJR1 Proposing to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, to raise the threshold for a constitutional amendment to 55%.
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SCR7 A Resolution Supporting the State of Israel.
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HJR1006 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, requiring that future amendments cover only one topic.
HJR1003 Rescinding House Joint Resolution 1001, adopted by the Ninetieth Legislature of the State of South Dakota pertaining to an Article V convention.
SJR7 Rescinding House Joint Resolution 1001, adopted by the Ninetieth Legislature of the State of South Dakota pertaining to an Article V convention.
SJR3 To 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.

Criminal Justice

FHA Action Bill Number Description
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HB1123 An act to prohibit certain persons suffering from a severe mental illness from receiving capital punishment.

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SB61 An act to update provisions regarding sex offender registration.
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SB64 An Act to revise certain provisions related to attempted human trafficking in the first degree and to provide a penalty therefor
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SB67 An act to permit a victim of child sex trafficking or exploitation to expunge any criminal or delinquency record obtained as a result of the victimization.

Education

FHA Action Bill Number Description
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SB117 An act to revise certain provisions regarding the partners in education tax credit program.

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HB1073 An Act to provide for the protection of free speech on the campuses of public institutions of higher education.
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SB198 An Act to provide for the protection of free speech on the campuses of public institutions of higher education. (mirrored verbiage of HB1073)

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SB94 An act to establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program.

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HB1120 An act to provide equal access for all students to participate in activities sponsored by the South Dakota High School Activities Association or school districts.

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HB1221 An act to expand the partners in education tax credit program to include tribally controlled schools on a federally recognized Indian reservation.

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HB1272 An act to remove the requirement that a parent have two witnesses sign their school exemption form before homeschooling their child. WITHDRAWN BY SPONSOR

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SB132 An act to establish an early learning advisory council to examine the need for early childhood education and make recommendations for increasing overall participation in early learning programs.

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SCR10 A resolution recognizing the need for early childhood education.

Family

FHA Action Bill Number Description
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HCR1008 A resolution recognizing that tobacco, alcohol, and other drug marketing have no place in the lives of the children of the state.

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HB1269 An act to shorten the time frame for giving consent in adoption proceedings.

SB167 An act to revise certain provisions regarding the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor.

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SB74 An act to create an exception to the minimum difference in age between adoptive parent and child.

Gambling

FHA Action Bill Number Description
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HB1279 An Act to increase the State’s percentage of video lottery income, to place the increased monies in a fund, and repeal video lottery in 2022.

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SJR9 Propose on the ballot the ability for a single convention center in Yankton to have keno, craps, roulette, card games and slot machines.


Human Rights

FHA Action Bill Number Description
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SCR13 Recognizing the root cause of the global war on terror.

Life – Sanctity of

FHA Action Bill Number Description
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SB110 An act to establish certain findings pertaining to pre-abortion counseling practices by abortion providers in South Dakota and to amend provisions regarding mandatory third-party pre-abortion counseling.
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SCR3 Committing the Legislature and urging the Governor, the Supreme Court, and the Attorney General to secure the blessings of life and liberty for South Dakota’s posterity.

Second Amendment

FHA Action Bill Number Description
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HB1299 An act to require that entities who designate areas as gun free zones ensure guns are not present, whether that be through use of metal detectors or trained personnel. WITHDRAWN BY SPONSOR


Legend Of Symbols

Symbol Description
radar_approve_mini Denotes bills and measures that FHA Action is supporting.
radar_oppose_mini Denotes bills and measures that FHA Action is opposing.
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radar_finish_mini_win Denotes bills that have completed the legislative process with the outcome FHA Action desired.
radar_finish_mini_lose Denotes bills that have completed the legislative process with the outcome being less than FHA Action desired.

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