Representative Karen Soli — 2016


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Party: Democrat
Term: Incumbent
District: 15
Counties: Minnehaha
Occupation: Clergy


Session Committees

Health and Human ServicesMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 412 
Local GovernmentMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 414 

Interim Committees

Regulation of Nursing & Assisted Living Beds StudyMember 

Co Sponsor

HB 1054authorize the production and sale of industrial hemp. 
HB 1056revise certain provisions relating to the veterans' preference in employment. 
HB 1069revise certain provisions related to genetic counselor licensure. 
HB 1078grant limited immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain alcohol related offenses to persons who assist a person in need of emergency assistance or who are themselves in need of emergency assistance. 
HB 1087repeal the requirement of a certain public election notice. 
HB 1089revise provisions for accumulation of funds for certain municipal enterprises. 
HB 1099revise certain campaign finance provisions. 
HB 1101authorize municipalities to create programs to encourage housing development. 
HB 1102allow for additional time to review certain competitive sealed bids. 
HB 1103revise certain provisions regarding the qualification process for municipal office. 
HB 1108revise certain municipal special assessment provisions and to provide for exclusion of territory from municipalities. 
HB 1119revise the criteria for incorporation of a new municipality. 
HB 1124prohibit the use of tanning devices by minors. 
HB 1132require the submission of sexual assault kits for testing. 
HB 1133require that a risk assessment is completed and reviewed before the release of a person charged with certain domestic crimes. 
HB 1155prohibit a state board member from self-dealing in certain contracts with the state. 
HB 1160revise certain provisions regarding tax compacts with Indian tribes. 
HB 1163revise the periods of time during which veterans may use tuition benefits at institutions under the control of the Board of Regents. 
HB 1171permit the court additional time to determine whether a petition for a domestic protection order may be heard as though the petition was for a stalking protection order. 
HB 1191revise certain provisions regarding the critical teaching needs scholarship program. 
HB 1216provide for the determination of avoided cost by certain public utilities. 
HB 1221accommodate legislation relating to education funding. 
HB 1222accommodate legislation relating to shared services in schools. 
HB 1224facilitate participation by South Dakota residents in an ABLE savings program. 
HB 1227establish the South Dakota Government Accountability Committee. 
HB 1242authorize certain persons to request a security freeze on the credit report of a protected consumer. 
HB 1243prohibit the unauthorized sharing of certain private images on the internet. 
HB 1244revise provisions related to the sex offender registry 
HC 1007Recognizing Sabrina Swee for her excellence and achievements in the area of culinary arts. 
HC 1012Recognizing and honoring the bravery of South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Zachary Bader. 
HC 1015Honoring Danika Gordon for the outstanding honor of being named one of the top two youth volunteers in South Dakota in the twenty-first annual Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. 
HC 1025Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 211th Engineer Company of Madison and DeSmet, South Dakota, on being awarded the Eisenhower Trophy. 
HC 1030Honoring the Canton High School wrestling program. 
HC 1031Honoring the House of Representatives of the Ninety-First Legislature of the State of South Dakota as the inaugural champions of the 2016 Legislative Dodgeball Match. 
HCR 1002Supporting the selection of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter beddown at Joe Foss Field, 114th Fighter Wing, South Dakota Air National Guard. 
HCR 1003Encouraging recognition of the current gender wage gap and calling for the enforcement of equal pay for equal work laws. 
HCR 1006Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2016 as Social Work Month. 
HCR 1013Recognizing the positive economic impact sportsmen and sportswomen have in South Dakota. 
SB 5revise the procedure to initiate a school district boundary change. 
SB 74authorize members of certain governing bodies who are displaced by a natural disaster to continue their term of office. 
SB 75establish 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 declare an emergency. 
SB 94repeal the death penalty. 
SB 108require notice if certain immunizations contain more than trace amounts of mercury. 
SB 113revise provisions related to the operation of a bicycle on a roadway. 
SB 122require that fees collected for military specialty license plates be distributed to county veterans' service officers. 
SB 123revise certain provisions limiting the issuance of certain licenses and permits if a debt is being collected by the obligation recovery center. 
SB 134prohibit the Public Utilities Commission from granting certain permits until federal approval is granted. 
SB 140eliminate life sentences for defendants under the age of eighteen at the time of the crime. 
SB 149provide for certain reduced state park entrance fees for veterans. 
SB 150revise provisions related to the legislative intern program. 
SB 151lower the state sales and use tax on most food items, to increase the rate of taxation for the sales and use tax on certain goods and services, to increase the amusement device tax, and to increase the per student allocation in the state aid formula. 
SB 157provide additional regulations for commercial breeding operations. 
SB 161lower the state sales and use tax on certain food items and to increase the rate of taxation for the sales and use tax on certain goods and services. 
SC 6Honoring Allyson Monson of Clark, South Dakota, Girls State Governor, and Andrew Flannery of Elk Point, 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 7Commending and honoring the 2015 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
SC 8Commending and honoring the 2015 Madison High School Bulldogs Football Team and the students and staff involved in the football program. 
SC 9Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary. 
SC 10Recognizing and honoring the South Dakota Arts Council on its fiftieth anniversary of serving South Dakotans and our communities through the arts. 
SC 11Recognizing and honoring the courage of South Dakota Highway Patrol Sergeant John Koenig. 
SC 13Honoring the 2015 and 2016 Washington High School students of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for their many academic, athletic, and fine arts achievements. 
SC 17Honoring Laurie Visser as South Dakota's 2016 Mother of the Year. 
SCR 1To show support for family caregivers. 
SCR 2Supporting efforts to ensure that students from South Dakota have access to debt-free higher education at public colleges and universities. 

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