Representative Timothy R. Johns — 2017


Picture of Representative Timothy R. Johns

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 31
Counties: Lawrence
Occupation: Lawyer

Home Address:
110 S. Main St.
Lead, SD 57754

Home: 605-722-3189
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business: 605-717-2889

Email: Timothy.Johns@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

EducationVice-Chair MWF 7:45 AM Room 413 
JudiciaryMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 413 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1057revise the rule-making authority of the South Dakota Commission on Gaming. 
HB 1058revise the procedure for recovery of abandoned mineral interests. 
HB 1059revise provisions related to the garnishment of debts and property. 
HB 1105give the court discretion to grant a continuance of a protection order in certain situations. 
HB 1134provide for access to certain property for the purpose of making surveys. 
HB 1149provide authority to establish a special purpose district for recreational purposes. 
HB 1153allow parties to agree to resolve an eminent domain dispute by mediation. 
HB 1183revise certain provisions regarding the jurisdiction of magistrate courts to issue protection orders. 
HB 1205authorize certain eligible school districts to receive an allocation for limited English proficiency. 
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. 
SB 94repeal the death penalty. 
SB 104set the time period for when an agency may promulgate rules. 
SB 140eliminate life sentences for defendants under the age of eighteen at the time of the crime. 
SB 157provide additional regulations for commercial breeding operations. 
SB 158revise provisions related to restitution in cases involving juveniles and to declare an emergency. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1001repeal the Midwestern Regional Higher Education Compact. 
HB 1054authorize the production and sale of industrial hemp. 
HB 1055clarify that a gift of real property does not require a disclosure statement. 
HB 1056revise certain provisions relating to the veterans' preference in employment. 
HB 1061provide a tuition benefit to certain teachers who enroll in courses under the management and control of the Board of Regents that are not subsidized by the general fund. 
HB 1062permit an order changing the name of a minor child without prior publication in certain instances. 
HB 1063revise provisions regarding required notice of relocation of a minor child when a protection order is in place. 
HB 1064apply certain penalties regarding damages, tampering, and malicious acts to certain railroads that carry passengers. 
HB 1065designate the Civilian Conservation Corps Museum of South Dakota in Hill City as the official Civilian Conservation Corps Museum of South Dakota. 
HB 1066revise certain provisions regarding the public notice for a meeting of a public body. 
HB 1068revise provisions related to the conversion of nonprofit corporations. 
HB 1070establish venue for certain actions arising out of real property lease agreements. 
HB 1072revise the process by which the administrator to the retirement system may receive an additional salary adjustment. 
HB 1075revise the area for certain open units where nonresident waterfowl licenses are issued. 
HB 1084define when concurrent employment may be used to calculate earnings in workers' compensation cases. 
HB 1093revise certain provisions that prohibit a defendant from contacting a victim before a court appearance. 
HB 1095revise certain allowable time periods regarding the transfer of vehicle ownership. 
HB 1098revise certain provisions regarding the exemption of motor vehicles from the motor vehicle excise tax. 
HB 1100set a minimum size for a sign about zoning changes or conditional use permits. 
HB 1118limit the amount of instructional time that may be spent administering statewide academic assessments. 
HB 1121revise certain provisions concerning the regulation of vehicle dealers. 
HB 1124prohibit the use of tanning devices by minors. 
HB 1126exempt certain entities from provisions related to money lending licenses. 
HB 1127revise certain provisions concerning road districts. 
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 1135establish venue for certain actions arising out of real property lease agreements. 
HB 1138revise provisions related to the enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1141license persons offering applied behavior analysis services to the public. 
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 1214regulate conflicts of interest for authority, board, or commission members. 
HB 1226make a special appropriation to continue funding the military funeral honors stipend. 
HB 1237adopt the Uniform Power of Attorney Act. 
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 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 1005Urging the federal government to refrain from enacting regulations that threaten the reliability and affordability of electric power in the northern great plains. 
HCR 1008Urging Congress to support and to ask the United States Secretary of State to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline project. 
HCR 1011Opposing the recent actions of the EPA and the President with regards to the Waters of the United States federal rule and applauding the South Dakota congressional delegates who opposed such actions. 
SB 1revise certain provisions regarding the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. 
SB 79expand the list of professionals authorized to perform certain examinations required for a plea of guilty but mentally ill. 
SB 90ensure that members of the public are able to access and record public meetings. 
SB 91revise certain provisions concerning the information on the forms provided to persons who sign initiated constitutional amendments, referred laws, or initiated measures. 
SB 96revise the expense reimbursement for members of the Board of Pardons and Paroles. 
SB 97provide for the automatic removal of all petty offenses, municipal ordinance violations, and Class 2 misdemeanor charges or convictions from background check records after ten years under certain conditions. 
SB 98revise and repeal certain provisions regarding pork production. 
SB 107clarify certain safety zone restrictions on hunting. 
SB 114make an appropriation for certain costs related to the commissioning of the USS South Dakota and to declare an emergency. 
SB 121authorize certain duties for the sergeant at arms and assistant sergeant at arms. 
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 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. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled