Representative Fred Romkema — 2013


Picture of Representative Fred Romkema

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


Session Committees

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

Interim Committees

AppropriationsChair 

Prime Sponsor

HC 1006Honoring the City of Whitewood, South Dakota, on its one hundred twenty-fifth anniversary as an incorporated city. 
HC 1024Commending and congratulating Bridger Gordon, age twelve, of Whitewood on achieving national recognition for exemplary volunteer service by receiving a 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
SB 90revise the General Appropriations Acts for fiscal years 2012 and 2013. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1066continue the current rate of the gross receipts tax imposed on visitor-related businesses. 
HB 1141revise certain provisions regarding certain motor vehicle dealer license plates and permits. 
HB 1191provide for the issuance of additional retail fireworks licenses. 
HB 1221provide for the establishment and maintenance of a state veterans and public servants cemetery and memorial park. 
HB 1223establish a task force to study the delivery of services to veterans. 
HC 1005Commending and honoring the 2012 Habitat for Humanity - South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
HC 1016Honoring George Zahn and his wife for their many years of public service to the municipality of Worthing. 
HC 1017Commending and honoring the 2011-2012 Girls AA Mitchell High School Kernel Basketball Team for winning the State AA Girls Basketball Championship. 
HC 1019Recognizing and honoring the South Dakota Arthritis Foundation for its efforts to raise awareness and work towards the prevention and cure of arthritis in children and adults. 
HC 1022Honoring the South Dakota Department of Agriculture for one hundred ten years of promoting, protecting, preserving, and improving South Dakota's agriculture for today and tomorrow. 
HC 1070Honoring the memory of Milo Smith. 
HCR 1005Recognizing November 2013 as COPD Awareness Month. 
HCR 1011Encouraging pedestrians and bicyclists to wear brightly colored clothing when using a public highway and for motorists to watch for pedestrians and bicyclists. 
HR 1001endorsing the induction of Tom C. Miller into the PRCA Rodeo Hall of Fame. 
SB 70improve public safety. 
SB 78revise certain provisions relating to medical requirements for intrastate drivers transporting passengers and to update certain references to federal statutes. 
SB 121repeal certain provisions relating to the Commission on Intergovernmental Cooperation. 
SB 125provide for the award of joint physical custody of children under certain circumstances. 
SB 127revise certain provisions concerning the health and educational facilities authority. 
SB 131revise the annual budget report. 
SB 169provide for the assignment of insurance payments for ambulance service providers. 
SB 191increase state aid to education and revise certain provisions related to education funding. 
SB 200revise certain provisions concerning campaign finance. 
SB 208make an appropriation to rehabilitate certain state-owned rail lines. 
SB 239repeal the state's membership in the multistate tax commission. 
SC 2Commending Principal Dan Walsh for his years of service in education in South Dakota. 
SC 3Commending and honoring the 2011-2012 outstanding school administrators of South Dakota: Bob Sittig, Baltic, School Superintendent; Jeff Rieckman, Haakon, Middle School Principal; Marcia Jackson, Hot Springs, School Business Official; Tim Kosters, Lead-Deadwood, Elementary School Principal; Rocky Brinkman, Andes Central, Secondary School Principal; Melinda Jensen, Brookings, Assistant Secondary School Principal; Tanya Rasmussen, Harrisburg, Curriculum Director; Chrissy Peterson, Meade, Director of Special Education for being named  
SC 5Commending and congratulating Colton Manville, Trevor Mahoney, and Dean Laganiere, students at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, for qualifying for the Olympics of Computer Science which will take place in Russia. 
SC 8Honoring Harold Thune and Jerald Applebee of Murdo for their individual accomplishments, as well as their efforts and involvement with the Annual Jones County Invitational Basketball Tournament. 
SC 13Honoring the crew of North Carolina Air National Guard, MAFFS (Modular Airborne FireFighting System) 7, 145th Airlift Wing, Charlotte, North Carolina. 
SC 14honoring Molly Hermann of Sturgis, South Dakota Girls State Governor and Ty Wiley of Sioux Falls, South Dakota Boys State Governor; and commending the South Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary for their sponsorship and coordination of the Girls State and Boys State programs. 
SC 16Commending and honoring Gale Lundberg on his retirement from teaching and coaching for fifty years in South Dakota schools. 
SC 32Honoring Paige McPherson for winning a bronze medal in Taekwondo during the 2012 summer Olympic Games. 
SCR 5Commending the Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG) pilot program at Wagner Community School, and honoring Sage Zephier for delivering the student address for the JAG National Leadership Awards Luncheon in Washington. 

Hearings

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