Representative Dan Ahlers — 2017


Picture of Representative Dan Ahlers

Party: Democrat
Term: New Member
District: 25
Counties: Minnehaha
Occupation: Small Business Owner

Home Address:
913 N. Washington Ave.
Dell Rapids, SD 57022

Home: 605-940-3071
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business: 605-428-5800

Email: Dan.Ahlers@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Committee on AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 
Joint Committee on AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 
Retirement LawsMember Call of Chair 3:00 PM Room 413 

Interim Committees

AppropriationsMember 
Retirement LawsMember 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1120create protections and accommodations for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers in their places of employment. 
HB 1128establish certain provisions regarding conflict of interest for legislators. 
HB 1148reinstate certain provisions of the South Dakota risk pool, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1149revise the tax on certain telecommunication services and devices. 
SB 96require a minimum amount of paid sick leave for employees. 
SB 152allow for the promulgation of fees only with explicit statutory authority 
SB 154require the Department of Transportation to utilize native plants on new or remodeled state properties at rest areas as landscape.  

Co Sponsor

HB 1088revise certain provisions regarding required stops at railroad crossings. 
HB 1099require a sentence of life imprisonment for certain persons with severe mental illness and to provide for a determination of severe mental illness in those cases. 
HB 1106create a leased residential property classification. 
HB 1116revise certain standards for new construction where a building code ordinance has not been adopted. 
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 1133require each school district to adopt a policy to provide for students with specific learning disabilities. 
HB 1134provide certain protection to state and local government employees regarding the disclosure of information in good faith. 
HB 1140establish certain provisions regarding contract carriers of railroad employees. 
HB 1160recover the costs of care for animals seized by law enforcement. 
HB 1165provide for annually updated financial interest statements for any person elected to statewide or local office. 
HB 1166revise certain provisions regarding open records. 
HB 1168revise certain provisions regarding nonresident waterfowl licenses. 
HB 1171make an appropriation to the postsecondary scholarship grant fund. 
HB 1172revise certain provisions to maintain funding for the building South Dakota fund. 
HB 1173revise the distribution of funds from the building South Dakota fund. 
HB 1195revise certain provisions regarding health coverage for applied behavior analysis. 
HB 1197revise certain provisions regarding medical assistance payments to nursing home facilities. 
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 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 1005Commending the entire South Dakota Army National Guard on being awarded a first place gold finish in the 2016 Army Communities of Excellence Awards. 
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 1017Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. 
HC 1022Honoring and commending Abby Shay Neff of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for receiving the President's Volunteer Service Award and local honors from the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. 
HC 1023Honoring Bria Shay Neff as the state winner of the "Doodle 4 Google" competition. 
HC 1025Honoring Phyllis Perkovich for her outstanding commitment and service to the South Dakota legislative page program and the youth of South Dakota. 
HC 1026Honoring Laura Ingalls Wilder's 150th birthday and the celebration of this milestone in De Smet, 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 1011Recognizing and honoring Sitting Bull, Tatanka-Iyotanka, a courageous warrior, statesman, dedicated leader, one of South Dakota's first ambassadors to the world, and a man who remains an essential figure in South Dakota and United States history. 
SB 65establish the South Dakota Board of Technical Education and to revise certain provisions regarding career and technical education and postsecondary technical institutes. 
SB 68revise certain alcoholic beverage sampling provisions. 
SB 104protect certain easement holders and rural customers from shutoffs by certain energy companies. 
SB 109provide certain criteria for meeting the ownership requirements for classifying dwellings as owner-occupied property. 
SB 110establish a tuition reimbursement program for certain teachers who teach in rural school districts. 
SB 111revise the administrative rule regarding income eligibility for assistance with child care costs. 
SB 112provide for the referral of a school board's decision to change the number of school days in a school week. 
SB 113require certain provisions to be met before distribution of the 911 emergency surcharge revenue and to revise the effective date for the sunset clause provisions that lower the 911 emergency surcharge and revise the method of distributing funds. 
SB 120repeal the Legislative Planning Committee and revise certain provisions regarding agency performance reviews. 
SB 122provide for certain alcoholic beverage licensees to allow consumption of distilled spirits under certain circumstances. 
SB 145provide limitation on liability for certain architects and engineers 
SB 147establish a rate-setting methodology for services delivered by community-based health and human services providers. 
SB 150establish certain provisions regarding paid maternity leave. 
SB 155establish an early childhood education pilot program and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 156establish the South Dakota Early Learning Advisory Council. 
SB 171establish the Government Accountability Task Force to study campaign finance and to declare an emergency. 
SC 21Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. 
SC 31Honoring and commending Susan Delaney-Kary of Parmelee, South Dakota, for receiving the 2016 Spirit of Dakota Award. 
SCR 8To call for the appointment of a special prosecutor. 
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. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled