Representative Fred Romkema — 2011


Picture of Representative Fred Romkema

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 31
Counties: Lawrence
Occupation: Small Business Owner


Session Committees

AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 
Joint AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 

Interim Committees

AppropriationsMember 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1099revise certain provisions regarding local historic preservation projects. 
HB 1185regulate persons offering speech-language pathology to the public. 
SB 60repeal the reduction in state aid to general education funding for any school district that receives proceeds from the Commission on Gaming. 
SC 1Honoring the city of Deadwood on its fiftieth anniversary as a National Historic Landmark. 
SC 21Commending and honoring Steve Morford of Lawrence County as the 2011 South Dakota High School Principal of the Year. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1045authorize dental hygienists to provide preventive and therapeutic services to more persons under certain circumstances. 
HB 1054increase the amount that the court may assess against the defendant for failure to appear in regard to certain motor vehicle violations. 
HB 1055prohibit employers from restricting employees who are volunteer emergency responders in their response to emergencies during working hours.  
HB 1062adopt the Uniform Adult Guardianship and Protective Proceedings Jurisdiction Act. 
HB 1064deposit certain funds associated with snowmobiles and motorized boats into the state highway fund. 
HB 1076increase the fee for a payor to withhold child support. 
HB 1077establish performance standards for principals, to require an annual evaluation of principals, and to provide for the development of a model evaluation instrument. 
HB 1080modify the date on which the annual financial reports of school districts are considered past due. 
HB 1081eliminate the requirement that certain political subdivisions purchase an accounting manual. 
HB 1082provide for reduced hunting license fees for senior citizens. 
HB 1083revise certain state education benefits for veterans. 
HB 1091repeal the provision requiring certain school districts with a fall enrollment of less than one hundred to reorganize. 
HB 1169provide for the enlargement of special zoning areas, to revise certain provisions regarding special zoning areas, and to provide for the appointment of special zoning area commissions. 
HB 1196provide for the establishment of veterans resource centers at certain state colleges and universities. 
HB 1225conduct a study on the feasibility of maintaining aircraft under the control of the Department of Transportation. 
HB 1252grant certain authority to municipalities and counties regarding outdoor advertising structures. 
HC 1001Honoring and supporting the Scotland Kuchen Feier on the occasion of its second annual event. 
HC 1002Honoring and supporting Czech Days in Tabor, South Dakota, on the occasion of its sixty-third anniversary. 
HC 1008Commending and honoring the Arlington Cardinals Girls State Class B Volleyball Championship Team, coaches, and staff. 
HC 1009Honoring 2011 Miss Rodeo America, McKenzie Haley. 
HC 1013Commending and honoring the Mitchell School District Board of Education on its selection to receive the Associated School Boards of South Dakota School Board Award of Excellence for 2011. 
HC 1016Recognizing and honoring James and Theresa Sedlacek on receiving the 2009 Spark Plug of Scotland Award. 
HC 1019Honoring, commending, and thanking the 2010 retirees of the South Dakota Highway Patrol. 
HC 1020commending and honoring David Linngren, a member of the Watertown School District Board of Education, on his selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota for 2010. 
HC 1021Congratulating and commending the White River High School Boys Basketball Team for its State Class B Championship and successful 2009-2010 season. 
HC 1022Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its sixtieth anniversary. 
HC 1023Congratulating and honoring the Flandreau Fliers High School Football Team, its coaches, and student managers for their 2010 South Dakota State 11B Championship season. 
HC 1024Honoring Randy Parry for his work with the Maroney Rural Learning Center and his contributions to rural South Dakota. 
HC 1028Honoring and commemorating Tripp-Delmont/Armour boys basketball head coach Burnell Glanzer on earning his 600th career win on February 24, 2011. 
HC 1031Honoring former Governor M. Michael Rounds for his service as a South Dakota State Senator and the thirty-first Governor of South Dakota. 
HC 1044Commending and honoring Sgt. Tanner Haines for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Noncommissioned Officer of the Year (NCO) award. 
HC 1045Commending and honoring all the personnel of the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing for their selection as the most outstanding Air National Guard fighter unit in the nation. 
HC 1046Commending and honoring Spc. Rob Buechler for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Soldier of the Year award. 
HC 1049Honoring the Webster Bearcats for winning the 2011 State B Wrestling Championship. 
HC 1050Honoring and recognizing Logan Storley on his state wrestling championship for the Webster High School Bearcats. 
HC 1052Commemorating the one hundred twenty-fifth anniversary of the Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce. 
HCR 1002To declare February 6, 2011, as Ronald Reagan Day, in South Dakota. 
HCR 1007Endorsing Taiwan's participation as observer in the International Civil Aviation Organization and United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. 
HCR 1011Expressing support for civic education in the public schools in South Dakota, and recognizing March 9, 2011, as Civic Education Day at the state capitol. 
HCR 1013Recognizing March 2, 2011, as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day in South Dakota. 
SB 71prohibit the use of certain handheld electronic wireless devices for electronic messaging while driving. 
SB 111extend for two years the period of time in which school districts may expend capital outlay funds for certain transportation, insurance, energy, and utility costs. 
SB 152revise 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. 
SB 198provide for a study the issue of creating the Kadoka-Caputa Rails to Hope Trail as a state park.  
SC 2Commending and honoring United States Representative Gabrielle Giffords, United States District Court Judge John Roll, and all those who lost their lives and demonstrated courage in light of the tragedy that occurred in Tucson, Arizona on Saturday, January 8, 2011. 
SC 4Congratulating and honoring Susan Turnipseed of Brookings as South Dakota's 2011 Teacher of the Year. 
SC 6Commending and honoring the 2010 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
SC 15Commending and honoring Clarence W. Skye for his forty-one years of visionary work and service as the Executive Director of the United Sioux Tribes of South Dakota Development Corporation. 
SC 16Congratulating the Deuel High School Girls Gymnastics Team for winning the State Class A Gymnastics Team Tournament on February 18, 2011. 
SC 19Honoring and commemorating the town of Armour on its quasquicentennial celebration. 
SC 22Commending and honoring Nick Gottlob of Lawrence County as the 2011 South Dakota Middle School Principal of the Year. 
SC 23Commending and honoring former Army Corporal Frank Buckles for his service in World War I. 
SCR 2Urging the United States Congress to appropriate $35 million in fiscal year 2012 for the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System 

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