Senator David Novstrup — 2015


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Party: Republican
Term: Other House
District: 03
Counties: Brown
Occupation: Small Business Owner/Realtor


Session Committees

Commerce and EnergyMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 423 
Government Operations and AuditMember Call of Chair 7:45 AM Room 363 
JudiciaryVice-Chair TTh 7:45 AM Room 413 

Interim Committees

Government Operations & AuditMember 

Prime Sponsor

SB 168establish a task force to study elder abuse in South Dakota. 
SB 177establish a youth minimum wage. 
HB 1084expand collateral eligible to be pledged as security for public deposits. 
HB 1113repeal and revise certain motor vehicle and boat damage and salvage disclosure requirements. 
HB 1149revise certain provisions regarding the setting of the salary of legislators. 
HB 1150provide for the annual adjustment of the salary of legislators. 
HB 1219permit entities to voluntarily disclose ownership on filings with the Office of the Secretary of State and to establish a fee therefor. 

Co Sponsor

SB 73improve public safety regarding juvenile justice. 
SB 77allow nursing mothers to breastfeed in certain locations. 
SB 81require persons convicted of driving a vehicle while under influence of alcohol, drugs, or intoxicants to pay certain costs to the county. 
SB 82update outdated language related to domestic abuse. 
SB 85repeal certain requirements regarding the handlebar height on motorcycles. 
SB 89require the development of school safety plans and to require the conduct of lockdown drills in accredited schools. 
SB 95revise provisions related to human trafficking. 
SB 96revise provisions related to prostitution and solicitation of a minor. 
SB 100create a leased residential property classification. 
SB 101establish certain provisions regarding cancer treatment medication coverage by insurance companies. 
SB 105provide Legislators access to the state capitol complex tunnel system. 
SB 118provide additional transparency for prescription drug plans. 
SB 120revise certain provisions regarding special alcoholic beverage licenses issued in conjunction with special events and to declare an emergency. 
SB 128revise certain provisions concerning the general requirements that vehicle owners must satisfy before applying for military plates. 
SB 136exclude certain municipal taxes from the gross receipts used to determine the tax liability for customers served by electric cooperatives and electric utilities. 
SB 163make an appropriation to fund the Teach for America grant program. 
SB 165provide that the financial responsibility policy of a self-insured car rental company is secondary to the financial responsibility policy of the renter. 
SB 166revise the method used to calculate the petition signatures to place initiated measures on the ballot and to declare an emergency. 
SB 170increase legislator salary. 
SB 175revise certain provisions regarding the vehicles with military speciality plates that are not subject to annual registration fees. 
SB 181enhance higher education affordability and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 189provide a tax credit to insurance companies that contribute to an organization providing educational scholarships to certain students and instructional supply grants to certain teachers and parents. 
SC 9Commending and honoring the 2014 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
SC 10Honoring the Howard High School Football Team for its 2014 9A State Championship. 
SC 11Honoring the Madison High School Boys Basketball Team for its 2014 Boys State A Basketball Championship. 
SC 26Commending and honoring Vern DeGeest on his retirement from teaching, coaching, and administrating after fifty-four years in South Dakota schools. 
SCR 3Recognizing the mutual benefit between health care sharing and health savings accounts. 
SCR 4Urging Congress to support equity and sales tax fairness. 
SCR 7Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers. 
HB 1069limit the authority of delegates to a limited Article V convention to vote for unauthorized amendments contrary to legislative instructions and to provide a civil fine for the violation thereof. 
HB 1079revise the deadline for the Department of Health's annual report regarding abortions. 
HB 1083require reimbursement to certain entities for fire suppression and extinguishment costs. 
HB 1086establish the Economic Contingencies Work Group to ascertain the effects of a significant and extended national economic crisis on South Dakota. 
HB 1088permit procurement of certain disability insurance from a non-admitted insurer. 
HB 1089ban the practice of female genital mutilation in the state, to provide a penalty therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1120revise the provisions related to phase in rate plans for plant additions. 
HB 1126remove the delivery receipt requirements related to issuing certain life insurance policies. 
HB 1155require that information be provided to a pregnant mother whose child tests positive for Down syndrome. 
HB 1156prohibit the performance of abortions due to Down syndrome and to provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1162enact the Interstate Insurance Product Regulation Compact. 
HB 1178provide for the creation of an entity for the purpose of insurance contracts in certain instances. 
HB 1179revise the definition of a veteran. 
HB 1180revise certain provisions regarding the regulation of captive insurance companies. 
HB 1201revise certain provisions regarding planning and zoning. 
HB 1209revise certain provisions relating to changes in terms of credit card agreements. 
HB 1212criminalize abuse of an unborn child. 
HB 1220provide for the free exercise of religion and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1235update the valuation manual related to the valuation of assets, liabilities, and reserves. 
HC 1002Honoring Hunter Paulsen, a senior at Elk Point-Jefferson High School, for his outstanding accomplishments in the sport of cross country. 
HC 1012Congratulating and commending the Hamlin High School football team for winning the 2014 State 9B Football Championship. 
HC 1029Celebrating and honoring the South Dakota Snow Queen Festival on sixty-nine years of existence in the state. 
HCR 1001Recognizing the difference between the taxes and fees levied by the State of South Dakota. 
HCR 1004Addressed to the United States Supreme Court setting forth certain facts and expressly enumerating the grievances of the People of the State of South Dakota, through their elected representatives, with that Court's decision in Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973), and its progeny and calling for that Court to now protect the intrinsic, natural, fundamental rights of the children of our State and nation and the intrinsic, natural, fundamental rights of their pregnant mothers in their relationship with their children, and the mothers' health by reconsidering and overturning the court's decision in Roe. 
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. 
HCR 1009Designating 2015 as the "Year of Remembrance for the Centennial Since the Commencement of the Armenian Genocide of 1915-1923" in South Dakota and urging Congress and the President of the United States to formally and consistently recognize and reaffirm the historical truth that the atrocities committed against the Armenian, Greek, and other Christians living in their historical homelands in Anatolia constituted genocide and to work towards equitable, stable, and durable Armenian-Turkish relations and a fair, just, and comprehensive international resolution of this crime against humanity. 
HJR 1002making a formal application to the President of the United States, that the President grant a presidential pardon to Peter L. Larson. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled