Senator Jeff Monroe — 2017


Picture of Senator Jeff Monroe

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 24
Counties: Hughes, Hyde, Stanley, Sully
Occupation: Chiropractor

Home Address:
127 W. Dakota Ave.
Pierre, SD 57501

Home:
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business: 605-224-0264

Email: Jeff.Monroe@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

JudiciaryMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 413 
TaxationChair MWF 10:00 AM Room 423 
TransportationVice-Chair MWF 7:45 AM Room 423 

Prime Sponsor

SB 72prohibit the abortion of an unborn child who is capable of experiencing pain and to provide a penalty therefor. 
SB 83protect the teaching of certain scientific information. 
HB 1064apply certain penalties regarding damages, tampering, and malicious acts to certain railroads that carry passengers. 
HB 1082codify the list of navigable streams requiring gates. 
HB 1141license persons offering applied behavior analysis services to the public. 
HB 1215authorize a private school to hold dual status as an alternative instruction program under certain conditions. 
HB 1239provide for the election of the county directors of equalization. 
HC 1022Congratulating and honoring the 2016 South Dakota First Tech Challenge Robotics Team "Loading...". 
HC 1032Honoring T.F. Riggs High School wrestling program of Pierre, South Dakota, for excellent seasons and for victorious performances in both the 2015 and 2016 Class A State Wrestling Tournaments. 
HCR 1009Expressing the right of South Dakotans to own and use firearms. 

Co Sponsor

SB 56require legislative approval of all land acquisitions by the Department of Game, Fish and Parks. 
SB 60set daylight savings time as the permanent year-round time for the state of South Dakota. 
SB 61prohibit the cancellation or nonrenewal of homeowner insurance policies for certain claims arising from natural causes. 
SB 62require manufacturers of farm machinery and equipment to replace the machinery or equipment or to refund its purchase price if it fails to conform to the manufacturer's warranty, to specify the manufacturer's obligations to remedy any nonconforming conditions, and to provide cause of action against the manufacturer for failure to comply. 
SB 66permit the issuance of special license plates to parents of certain individuals. 
SB 69require accredited schools to accept transfer credits for courses taken by students from other accredited schools during the summer and to declare an emergency. 
SB 70require certain private cemeteries to file an annual financial report. 
SB 95allow certain candidates for elective office to pay filing fees in lieu of submitting nominating petitions, and to create the election filing fee fund. 
SB 115permit car rental companies to include certain fees in a rental agreement. 
SB 117permit the practice of midwifery by certain persons. 
SB 121authorize certain duties for the sergeant at arms and assistant sergeant at arms. 
SB 123revise certain provisions limiting the issuance of certain licenses and permits if a debt is being collected by the obligation recovery center. 
SB 127revise certain provisions regarding the requirements for placement of a utility facility across a railroad right-of-way. 
SB 130require the processing of sexual assault exam kits.  
SB 142authorize certain disclosures of mental health information to law enforcement. 
SB 149provide for certain reduced state park entrance fees for veterans. 
SB 154provide a penalty for fleeing from a law enforcement officer. 
SB 159provide a tax credit to insurance companies that contribute to an organization providing educational scholarships to certain students. 
SB 166make an appropriation to the aeronautics commission and to declare an emergency. 
SB 168revise provisions related to human trafficking and to provide a penalty therefor. 
SB 169revise provisions related to child pornography and to revise the penalty therefor. 
SC 1Celebrating and honoring Tabor's annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its sixty-eighth anniversary on June 16, 17, and 18, 2016. 
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 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 1056revise certain provisions relating to the veterans' preference in employment. 
HB 1060revise certain provisions regarding the South Dakota Board on Geographic Names. 
HB 1065designate the Civilian Conservation Corps Museum of South Dakota in Hill City as the official Civilian Conservation Corps Museum of South Dakota. 
HB 1073require persons operating bicycles under certain conditions to stop and allow faster vehicles to pass. 
HB 1074repeal the rule that allows anonymous complaints to be filed against real estate appraisers. 
HB 1075revise the area for certain open units where nonresident waterfowl licenses are issued. 
HB 1083change the taxation method used in the sale of certain off-road vehicles and require that the sale of these vehicles be by licensed vehicle dealers. 
HB 1093revise certain provisions that prohibit a defendant from contacting a victim before a court appearance. 
HB 1106revise certain codes and standards regarding wind energy system set back requirements. 
HB 1107ensure government nondiscrimination in matters of religious beliefs and moral convictions. 
HB 1122establish procedures for payment of insurance claims by credit card or electronic funds transfer to health care professionals. 
HB 1123require the Department of Health to include certain information regarding the inspection of an abortion facility on the department's website. 
HB 1129allow a concealed pistol in the capitol and any county courthouse with an enhanced concealed pistol permit. 
HB 1137revise the distribution of registration fees from noncommercial gross weight vehicles. 
HB 1138revise provisions related to the enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1157require that a doctor provide a woman additional information as a part of informed consent prior to performing an abortion. 
HB 1162provide for the practice and regulation of midwives. 
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 1167revise certain provisions regarding the use of a suspended imposition of sentence for a misdemeanor and a felony. 
HB 1168allow students to participate in sexuality education with parental permission. 
HB 1186revise certain provisions relating to the practice of dentistry and to dental corporations. 
HB 1202provide access to abandoned cemeteries and private burying grounds 
HB 1209require any public body of the state to accept as valid all information on a person's birth certificate. 
HB 1212revise requirements related to pregnancy help centers. 
HB 1224facilitate participation by South Dakota residents in an ABLE savings program. 
HB 1229revise provisions related to primary insurance of rental cars. 
HB 1240adopt a compact for a balanced budget and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1247require school districts and licensed child welfare agencies to implement a policy and provide training regarding sexual abuse and other maltreatment of children. 
HC 1005Honoring the fifth anniversary of Operation Black Hills Cabin, and recognizing the board of directors, volunteers, and community leaders as outstanding caretakers of those who served. 
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 1013Recognizing Mark Knight for his election as president of the Associated General Contractors of America. 
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. 
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 1013Recognizing the positive economic impact sportsmen and sportswomen have in South Dakota. 
HCR 1014Calling for the United States to save Christians, Yazidis and people of other faiths from persecution and genocide. 
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