Senator Jim White — 2017


Picture of Senator Jim White

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 
Retirement LawsChair Call of Chair 3:00 PM Room 412 

Interim Committees

AppropriationsMember 
Regulation of Access to and Use of Non-Meandered Waters ...Member 
Retirement LawsChair 

Prime Sponsor

SB 1revise certain provisions of the prescription drug monitoring program. 
SB 2require prescribers to access the prescription drug monitoring program database prior to issuing a prescription to certain controlled substances. 
SB 3make an appropriation to the Department of Health for the administration of a program regarding substance abuse. 
SB 4require the Board of Pharmacy to report to the Legislature regarding monitoring and use of opioids in the state. 
SB 59delay the effective date for initiated measures and referred laws. 
SB 63eliminate the postage administration fund and deposit fees to the general fund. 
SC 20Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard 153rd Engineer Battalion of Huron, South Dakota, for being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckord Trophy and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. 
SC 34Honoring and recognizing Haydn Gilbertson, of Kingsbury County, on an excellent season and winning an individual wrestling championship. 
HC 1006Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard 153rd Engineer Battalion of Huron, South Dakota, for being awarded the Walter T. Kerwin Jr. Readiness Award and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. 
HC 1026Honoring Laura Ingalls Wilder's 150th birthday and the celebration of this milestone in De Smet, South Dakota. 
HC 1029Honoring the James Valley Christian High School Boys Cross Country Team for its outstanding performance. 
HCR 1001Reappointing Mr. Marty Guindon of Pierre, South Dakota, to the Office of Auditor General. 

Co Sponsor

SB 65establish the South Dakota Board of Technical Education and to revise certain provisions regarding career and technical education and postsecondary technical institutes. 
SB 67revise the method used to calculate the petition signatures to place initiated measures on the ballot and to declare an emergency. 
SB 69revise the tax required when a new motor vehicle dealer licenses a new motor vehicle. 
SB 71revise certain provisions of the reinvestment payment program. 
SB 75revise certain provisions regarding the purchase from a municipality of malt beverages by certain alcoholic beverage licensees. 
SB 78revise provisions regarding election petitions for conservation district supervisors. 
SB 79revise certain provisions regarding the display of motorcycle license plates. 
SB 80regulate the use of drones under certain conditions and to provide a penalty therefor. 
SB 93revise certain provisions regarding marriage license fees. 
SB 121make an appropriation for the completion and upgrade of the South Dakota public safety radio system and to declare an emergency. 
SB 141revise certain provisions relating to child support. 
SB 152allow for the promulgation of fees only with explicit statutory authority 
SC 18Recognizing and congratulating Jonathon A. Brown of Boy Scout Troop 1187 for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. 
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 25Celebrating and honoring Sisseton's 125th anniversary on April 15, 2017, and the Celebrate Sisseton 125th festivities on July 14, 15, and 16, 2017. 
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 4Recognizing and finding that pornography is a public health crisis leading to a broad spectrum of individual and public health impacts and societal harms. 
HB 1001revise certain provisions regarding prison or jail population cost estimates. 
HB 1059provide for the perfection of liens upon application for duplicate certificates of title. 
HB 1069repeal and revise certain provisions related to campaign finance and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1078provide for the regulation of teams and team leaders regarding real estate transactions. 
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 1088revise certain provisions regarding required stops at railroad crossings. 
HB 1100allow law enforcement to initiate a mental illness hold in domestic abuse situations. 
HB 1106create a leased residential property classification. 
HB 1118eliminate the need to prove the use of force, fraud, or coercion in the human trafficking of minors. 
HB 1125make accessible to the public certain information relating to the partners in education tax credit program. 
HB 1144revise certain provisions regarding commercial driver license disqualification for refusing to submit to a chemical analysis. 
HB 1159revise certain provisions regarding the regulation of commercial breeding operations. 
HB 1160recover the costs of care for animals seized by law enforcement. 
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 1003Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. 
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 1007Commending the South Dakota National Guard Company C, 1st Battalion, 189th Aviation Regiment of Rapid City, South Dakota, for being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States Certificate of Victory and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. 
HC 1009Commending the South Dakota National Guard 82nd Civil Support Team of Rapid City, South Dakota, on being awarded the General John J. Pershing Trophy and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. 
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 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 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. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled