Senator Jim White — 2017


Picture of Senator Jim White

Assistant Majority Leader

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 22
Counties: Beadle, Kingsbury
Occupation: Retired

Home Address:
1145 Beach Circle NE
Huron, SD 57350

Home: 605-352-8184
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business:

Email: Jim.White@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

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

Prime Sponsor

SB 57redefine the term, written agreement, relating to contracts between a debtor and creditor. 
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 124enhance South Dakota. 
SB 125accommodate legislation relating to education in South Dakota. 
SB 126accommodate legislation on medical services. 
HB 1143accommodate legislation on medical services. 
HB 1144enhance South Dakota. 
HB 1145require accredited schools to accept transfer credits for courses taken by students from other accredited schools during the summer. 
HB 1210revise certain provisions regarding on-sale alcoholic beverage licenses for municipal auditoriums and convention halls and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1238revise the powers and duties of the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. 
HC 1009Congratulating the Wolsey-Wessington High School Football Team as the 2015 South Dakota Class 9AA Championship Team. 
HC 1010Congratulating and commending the 2015 James Valley Christian High School Boys Cross Country Team on its Class B championship.  

Co Sponsor

SB 1revise certain provisions regarding the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. 
SB 65revise the procedure for a municipal recall petition. 
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 79expand the list of professionals authorized to perform certain examinations required for a plea of guilty but mentally ill. 
SB 80limit certain liability for hosts of fishing tournaments. 
SB 85revise certain provisions regarding motorcycle license plates. 
SB 92continue a math pilot project at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 99accommodate legislation on Medicaid and medical services. 
SB 100enhance South Dakota economic development through broadband infrastructure improvements. 
SB 101accommodate legislation relating to education in South Dakota. 
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 106provide for the collection of sales taxes from certain remote sellers, to establish certain Legislative findings, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 114make an appropriation for certain costs related to the commissioning of the USS South Dakota and to declare an emergency. 
SB 127revise certain provisions regarding the requirements for placement of a utility facility across a railroad right-of-way. 
SB 139revise certain provisions regarding the use tax. 
SB 143require the Legislative Planning Committee to implement a performance management review process. 
SB 149provide for certain reduced state park entrance fees for veterans. 
SC 9Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary. 
SC 11Recognizing and honoring the courage of South Dakota Highway Patrol Sergeant John Koenig. 
SJR 1Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the fundamental right of state citizens to bear arms cannot be infringed and is subject to strict scrutiny. 
HB 1001repeal the Midwestern Regional Higher Education Compact. 
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 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 1082codify the list of navigable streams requiring gates. 
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 1093revise certain provisions that prohibit a defendant from contacting a victim before a court appearance. 
HB 1094increase the commercial fertilizer inspection fee for purposes of fertilizer-related research and education and to create the Nutrient Research and Education Council to promote such research and education. 
HB 1095revise certain allowable time periods regarding the transfer of vehicle ownership. 
HB 1124prohibit the use of tanning devices by minors. 
HB 1140revise certain provisions regarding county zoning. 
HB 1150revise certain provisions concerning the property tax exemption provided to local industrial development corporations. 
HB 1161provide for and regulate consumer lines of credit and to provide a penalty for certain violations. 
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 1214regulate conflicts of interest for authority, board, or commission members. 
HB 1224facilitate participation by South Dakota residents in an ABLE savings program. 
HC 1006Commending and honoring the 2014-2015 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota, including Tim Graf, Milbank, School Superintendent; Chad Allison, Lennox, Middle School Principal; Merna Bye, Corsica, School Business Official; Brad Olinger, Flandreau, Elementary School Principal; Jim Aisenbrey, Baltic, Secondary School Principal; Mike Radke, Huron, Assistant Secondary School Principal; Dr. Sandra Henry, Sioux Falls, Curriculum Leader; and Rhonda Zinter, Milbank, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. 
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 1021Recognizing Jean Benson for her achievements as head coach for the Chester Area Flyers Volleyball Team. 
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 1005Urging the federal government to refrain from enacting regulations that threaten the reliability and affordability of electric power in the northern great plains. 
HCR 1007Requiring the use of sound science in evaluating crop protection chemistries and nutrients. 
HCR 1013Recognizing the positive economic impact sportsmen and sportswomen have in South Dakota. 
HCR 1015Commending Taiwan's presidential election; supporting Taiwan's efforts to secure entry to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the signing of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and the Bilateral Investment Agreement (BIA) with the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile and for strengthening and expanding sister-state ties between South Dakota and Taiwan. 
HCR 1017Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial and mutually beneficial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled