Representative Fred Romkema — 2016


Picture of Representative Fred Romkema

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


Session Committees

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

Interim Committees

AppropriationsMember 
BondingMember 
Executive BoardMember 
Payment Methodologies for Medicaid Providers StudyMember 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1229revise provisions related to primary insurance of rental cars. 
SB 115permit car rental companies to include certain fees in a rental agreement. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1056revise certain provisions relating to the veterans' preference in employment. 
HB 1057revise the rule-making authority of the South Dakota Commission on Gaming. 
HB 1070establish venue for certain actions arising out of real property lease agreements. 
HB 1084define when concurrent employment may be used to calculate earnings in workers' compensation cases. 
HB 1090require certain statements and audits concerning insurance pooling arrangements to be filed with the Department of Legislative Audit. 
HB 1091establish certain requirements regarding insurance for vehicles used to provide rides for a transportation network company and to exempt vehicles used to provide these rides from certain commercial licensing requirements. 
HB 1105give the court discretion to grant a continuance of a protection order in certain situations. 
HB 1127revise certain provisions concerning road districts. 
HB 1135establish venue for certain actions arising out of real property lease agreements. 
HB 1149provide authority to establish a special purpose district for recreational purposes. 
HB 1163revise the periods of time during which veterans may use tuition benefits at institutions under the control of the Board of Regents. 
HB 1164provide for a special interest motor vehicle license plate for certain vehicles under certain conditions. 
HB 1201revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2016, make an appropriation for teen court programs in South Dakota, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1205authorize certain eligible school districts to receive an allocation for limited English proficiency. 
HB 1224facilitate participation by South Dakota residents in an ABLE savings program. 
HC 1007Recognizing Sabrina Swee for her excellence and achievements in the area of culinary arts. 
HC 1008Honoring the Alpha Gamma chapter of the Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity for one hundred years of excellence on the campus of the University of South Dakota. 
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 1020Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. 
HC 1023Commending the South Dakota National Guard's Battery A, 1/147 Field Artillery Battalion of Aberdeen, South Dakota on being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States' Certificate of Victory. 
HC 1024Commending the South Dakota National Guard's Company C, l-189th Aviation Regiment of Rapid City, South Dakota on being awarded the General John J. Pershing Trophy. 
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 1027Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 153rd Engineer Battalion of Huron, South Dakota on being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckord 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 1008Urging Congress to support and to ask the United States Secretary of State to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline project. 
HCR 1013Recognizing the positive economic impact sportsmen and sportswomen have in South Dakota. 
SB 1revise certain provisions regarding the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. 
SB 71revise the provisions regarding the issuance of small game licenses and fishing licenses to certain veterans at reduced fees and to revise certain provisions regarding special pheasant hunts for disabled veterans. 
SB 79expand the list of professionals authorized to perform certain examinations required for a plea of guilty but mentally ill. 
SB 85revise certain provisions regarding motorcycle license plates. 
SB 102allow certain alcoholic beverage licenses and special event alcoholic beverage licenses to be issued on certain lands and facilities located on state educational institution campuses. 
SB 113revise provisions related to the operation of a bicycle on a roadway. 
SB 114make an appropriation for certain costs related to the commissioning of the USS South Dakota and to declare an emergency. 
SB 156establish certain requirements and protections regarding transportation network companies. 
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. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled