+ − Legislators (7) SD - Senator Jim Bradford (D) Title: Member SD - Senator Cooper Garnos (R) Title: Chair SD - Senator Bob Gray (R) Title: Member SD - Senator J. Mark Johnston (R) Title: Vice Chair SD - Senator Elizabeth Kraus (R) Title: Member SD - Senator Timothy A Rave (R) Title: Member SD - Senator Todd Schlekeway (R) Title: Member + − Bills Assigned (32) SD - HB1070 Prohibit school districts from employing school counselors who are not certified. SD - HB1080 Modify the date on which the annual financial reports of school districts are considered past due. SD - HB1093 Revise the criteria used to exempt certain school districts from the requirement to reorganize. SD - HB1133 Revise certain provisions relating to the excusal of a child from school. SD - HB1153 Prohibit the Board of Education from adopting certain standards for the subject of history. SD - HB1175 Establish the jump start scholarship program. SD - HB1196 Provide for the establishment of veterans resource centers at certain state colleges and universities. SD - HB1208 Revise certain provisions relating to public schools to allow school districts to operate more economically. SD - HB1228 Increase the bonding limit for the four technical institutes. SD - HB1229 Repeal the requirement for a school district with an enrollment of one hundred or fewer students to reorganize. SD - HB1235 Create the Board of Regents performance improvement fund and make an appropriation therefor. SD - SB8 Revise certain provisions related to school district unreserved fund balances. SD - SB58 Provide tuition benefits to certain National Guard members attending tribal colleges. SD - SB60 Repeal the reduction in state aid to general education funding for any school district that receives proceeds from the Commission on Gaming. SD - SB63 Repeal certain provisions regarding the reduction in state aid to education based upon the school district's general fund balance. SD - SB65 Allow nonpublic schools accredited by certain accrediting agencies other than the Department of Education to become members of the South Dakota High School Activities Association. SD - SB72 Revise how certain kindergarten students are counted for the purpose of state aid to education funding, to establish in statute the minimum number of hours required in a school term for grades one through three, and to provide for the redistribution of certain funds appropriated for state aid to education. SD - SB77 Require school boards to approve pick-up locations for any open enrolled students who are transported in their resident school districts by receiving school districts. SD - SB85 Revise the calculation of the small school adjustment in the state aid to education formula, and to provide for the redistribution of certain funds appropriated for state aid to education. SD - SB92 Extend for three years the period of time in which school districts may expend capital outlay funds for certain transportation, insurance, energy, and utility costs, to include group health insurance costs among those costs, and to increase the percentage of capital outlay funds which may be expended for those costs. SD - SB104 Require each school district to develop a policy to prohibit bullying that meets certain requirements. SD - SB111 Extend for two years the period of time in which school districts may expend capital outlay funds for certain transportation, insurance, energy, and utility costs. SD - SB126 Stabilize the funding of the state aid to education formula for two years by appropriating money from the education enhancement trust fund and borrowing money from certain school districts, to create the education stabilization fund, and to prohibit school districts from imposing an excess tax levy for two years. SD - SB133 Revise certain provisions related to distribution of funds to sparse school districts. SD - SB137 Require school districts and regental institutions to adopt a policy prohibiting hazing. SD - SB149 Establish policies for youth athletes with concussions resulting from participation in youth athletic activities. SD - SB152 Revise certain provisions concerning state aid to education, to revise and provide for the adjustment of the per student allocation for the state aid to general education formula, and to revise certain property tax levies for the general fund of a school district. SD - SB154 Provide funding for education by temporarily increasing the state sales and use tax. SD - SB165 Reduce by ten percent the small school adjustment in the state aid to education formula, and to appropriate the money saved by the state as a result of the reduction to fund the education service agencies. SD - SB169 Revise certain requirements relating to participation by tribal schools in the federal school lunch program. SD - SB197 Enhance education for students in certain residential treatment facilities. SD - SB200 Revise certain provisions related to school district fund balances and to declare an emergency.