Senator Mike Vehle — 2015


Picture of Senator Mike Vehle

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 20
Counties: Aurora, Davison, Jerauld
Occupation: Retired


Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 412 
JudiciaryMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 413 
TransportationChair MWF 7:45 AM Room 423 

Interim Committees

County Government Interim CommitteeMember 
Legislative Planning CommitteeVice-Chair 
Rules ReviewChair 

Prime Sponsor

SB 1revise certain taxes and fees to fund improvements to public roads and bridges in South Dakota, to increase the maximum speed limit on interstate highways, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 3provide for mediation of certain drainage disputes. 
SB 103authorize townships to levy a capital improvement property tax for secondary roads, bridges, and culverts. 
SB 148increase the tax on certain motor fuels to finance improvements on the public highways and bridges. 
SB 149revise certain provisions regarding the maximum wheel tax that may be imposed by a county. 
SB 150require certain motor vehicles to pay an additional registration fee. 
SB 151revise the distribution of the revenue from petroleum release compensation and tank inspection fees. 
SC 25Honoring Macy Miller of Mitchell, South Dakota, for an outstanding high school basketball career. 
HB 1072provide that certain information regarding postsecondary technical institutes be given to parents and guardians of students in middle schools and high schools. 
HB 1121authorize township boards to establish speed zones on township roads. 
HB 1122authorize township boards to designate certain roads as no maintenance roads. 
HB 1132revise certain provisions regarding the titling of motor vehicles, boats, mobile homes, and manufactured homes and the issuance of temporary permits by licensed dealers. 
HB 1213increase the motor vehicle excise tax to finance improvements on the public highways and bridges. 

Co Sponsor

SB 2provide for the establishment of river basin natural resource districts. 
SB 73improve public safety regarding juvenile justice. 
SB 81require persons convicted of driving a vehicle while under influence of alcohol, drugs, or intoxicants to pay certain costs to the county. 
SB 89require the development of school safety plans and to require the conduct of lockdown drills in accredited schools. 
SB 100create a leased residential property classification. 
SB 105provide Legislators access to the state capitol complex tunnel system. 
SB 108revise certain provisions relating to aggravated DUI's. 
SB 109establish a grant program for adult community residential services designed to reduce the risk of recidivism, to provide a report to the Legislature, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 114encourage and protect the teaching of certain scientific information. 
SB 128revise certain provisions concerning the general requirements that vehicle owners must satisfy before applying for military plates. 
SB 146authorize funding for an honor guard detail for deceased veterans and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 155establish a voluntary list of disassociated persons for exclusion or removal from licensed gaming institutions. 
SB 177establish a youth minimum wage. 
SB 181enhance higher education affordability and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SC 5recognizing and honoring South Dakota Farmers Union for its 100th birthday. 
SC 21recognizing and commending the 100th anniversary of the Order of the Arrow, the National Honor Society of the Boy Scouts of America. 
SCR 1Commending the improvements to health care in South Dakota achieved by the system of care established by the community-based Mission: Lifeline initiative. 
SCR 6to direct the Department of Education to ensure South Dakota students are well-versed in civics and government. 
SCR 7Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers. 
HB 1005repeal the foundation program fund and references thereto. 
HB 1067establish maximum reproduction costs for medical records. 
HB 1086establish the Economic Contingencies Work Group to ascertain the effects of a significant and extended national economic crisis on South Dakota. 
HB 1087authorize trust protectors to be a party to a legal action to remove trustees or pursue legal action for and on behalf of trusts. 
HB 1095provide access to abandoned cemeteries and private burying grounds. 
HB 1209revise certain provisions relating to changes in terms of credit card agreements. 
HC 1022Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for winning the 2014 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. 
HC 1036Honoring and Commending Abbigail Boner of Castlewood, South Dakota, for receiving a 2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
HCR 1007opposing the EPA's guidelines to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from existing fossil fuel-fired power plants in a manner that will cause economic harm. 
HJR 1003Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article XIV of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the authority of the Board of Regents. 

Hearings

01/18 02:00 PM House of RepresentativesHB 1072provide that certain information regarding postsecondary technical institutes be given to parents and guardians of students in middle schools and high schools.