Senator Bob Ewing — 2017


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Majority Whip

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

Home Address:
PO Box 607
120 W. Dakota St.
Spearfish, SD 57783

Home: 605-722-5559
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business: 605-641-9095

Email: Bob.Ewing@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 412 
Local GovernmentMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 412 
State AffairsChair MWF 10:00 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

SB 69revise the tax required when a new motor vehicle dealer licenses a new motor vehicle. 
SB 146revise the voting authority of an alderman. 
HB 1057revise when improvement districts shall hold an election of board members. 
HB 1084allow chiropractic corporations operated as sole proprietorships to be operated for a certain time after the death of the chiropractor. 
HB 1132limit the persons eligible to receive a copy of a vital record with a social security number printed on the record. 

Co Sponsor

SB 55protect the teaching of certain scientific information. 
SB 64define the term of a vacancy appointment for water development district directors. 
SB 71revise certain provisions of the reinvestment payment program. 
SB 74exempt the elected members of the governing board of any federally recognized Indian tribe from the requirement to register as lobbyists. 
SB 78revise provisions regarding election petitions for conservation district supervisors. 
SB 79revise certain provisions regarding the display of motorcycle license plates. 
SB 81prohibit the manufacture, sale, or possession of alcohol in a powdered, condensed, or other concentrated form under most circumstances. 
SB 83revise certain provisions relating to the criteria for informal adjustment for any apparent child in need of supervision. 
SB 84provide for the suspension of the probationary period for juvenile probationers under certain conditions. 
SB 139provide for the permitting of waterfowl outfitters, and to dedicate fees and surcharges paid by waterfowl outfitters for use on certain game production areas. 
SB 144provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. 
SB 145provide limitation on liability for certain architects and engineers 
SB 171establish the Government Accountability Task Force to study campaign finance and to declare an emergency. 
SC 18Recognizing and congratulating Jonathon A. Brown of Boy Scout Troop 1187 for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. 
SC 19Honoring Cleo Erickson, "The History Lady," of Vermillion, South Dakota, who knew more about the history of her community than anyone else. 
SC 21Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. 
SC 23Honoring Senator Gary Cammack and his wife Amy for receiving the Olin Sims Conservation Leadership Award in January of 2017. 
SC 24Commending Heather Wilson on her nomination for Secretary of the United States Air Force and honoring her service to South Dakota. 
SC 33Congratulating and honoring Shantell Brewer, of Dupree High School, and Sierra Ward, of Belle Fourche High School, for being finalists in the 2017 Business Plan Competition. 
SC 36Honoring Christopher Todd Jumper of Boy Scout Troop 28, North Sioux City, South Dakota, for earning the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. 
SC 37Honoring the Beresford and Alcester-Hudson School District cooperative wrestling program for an excellent season and for victorious performances in the 2017 Class B State Wrestling Tournament. 
SCR 1Inviting President Donald J. Trump to visit the State of South Dakota, and most especially to visit Mount Rushmore Memorial and Crazy Horse Memorial. 
SCR 3Recognizing the outstanding public service of President James Monroe. 
SCR 4Recognizing and finding that pornography is a public health crisis leading to a broad spectrum of individual and public health impacts and societal harms. 
SCR 5Endorsing the induction of Howard Hunter, Sr. into the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. 
SCR 11Opposing physician-assisted suicide. 
SCR 12Expressing support for the continuation of the Perkins Loan Program and urging Congress to take immediate action to permanently reauthorize the program, in its entirety and in its original form. 
HB 1052provide certain protections for public employees. 
HB 1065revise certain provisions regarding the liability of persons for certain business debts. 
HB 1069repeal and revise certain provisions related to campaign finance and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1072repeal and revise certain provisions relating to permits to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1073revise and repeal certain provisions regarding gifts from registered lobbyists to public officials. 
HB 1077provide for the assignment of certain benefits in dental care insurance coverage. 
HB 1082grant limited immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain related offenses to persons who assist certain persons in need of emergency assistance or who are themselves in need of emergency assistance. 
HB 1085revise certain provisions concerning the occupational tax imposed by business improvement districts. 
HB 1086provide certain provisions requiring the official state seed certification agency to obtain liability insurance. 
HB 1089provide certain provisions regarding investigations of misconduct by certain public officials. 
HB 1093revise certain definitions relating to employment and workers compensation. 
HB 1098revise certain provisions regarding the notice requirements of county commissions in authorizing installation of utility lines along and across highways. 
HB 1130revise certain provisions that provide transparency and public comment for ballot measures and amendments to the Constitution. 
HB 1136revise certain election recount provisions. 
HB 1139revise certain provisions concerning adverse possession of certain real property. 
HB 1140establish certain provisions regarding contract carriers of railroad employees. 
HB 1147revise certain provisions regarding concealed carry permits and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1189prohibit dismemberment abortions and to provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1202make an appropriation for the support of the Veterans Outreach Center and to declare an emergency. 
HC 1001Honoring and commending Dale Lamphere, of Sturgis, South Dakota, and his team for the monumental sculpture, "Dignity", and Norm and Eunabel McKie, of Rapid City, South Dakota, for their generous financial support of the sculpture project. 
HC 1002Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 196th Regiment, Regional Training Institute (RTI) on training hundreds of officer candidates from South Dakota and soldiers across the nation. 
HC 1004Honoring Raina Grimsley of Mitchell, South Dakota, Girls State Governor, and Max Hawkins of Renner, 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. 
HC 1008Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for winning the 2016 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. 
HC 1010Commending and honoring the 2016 Habitat for Humanity-South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
HC 1014Honoring the city of Mobridge for being included in the 2017 Governor's Awards for Outstanding Support of the Arts by an Organization or Business. 
HC 1015Honoring Mel Chandler for his outstanding service to the State of South Dakota. 
HC 1025Honoring Phyllis Perkovich for her outstanding commitment and service to the South Dakota legislative page program and the youth of South Dakota. 
HCR 1005Calling for statewide recognition of the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 196th Regiment, Regional Training Institute (RTI) for training hundreds of officer candidates from South Dakota and soldiers across the nation. 
HCR 1006Urging Congress to develop a funding formula for the United States Department of Health and Human Services and the Indian Health Service that accurately reflects the true needs of various Indian Health Service regions. 
HCR 1007Strengthening and expanding sister-state ties between South Dakota and Taiwan; supporting the signing of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and a Bilateral Investment Agreement (BIA) with the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. 
HCR 1008Urging Congress to develop a funding formula for the United States Department of Health and Human Services and the Indian Health Service that accurately reflects the true needs of various Indian Health Service regions. 
HCR 1012Urging Congress, the President of the United States, and the President's trade representatives to welcome free and fair trade and support strong trade commerce within the agricultural industry. 
HCR 1013To urge the United States Department of State to approve the presidential permit application allowing the construction and operation of the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline between the United States and Canada. 
HJR 1001Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to Article XXI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to fishing, hunting, and trapping. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled