Representative Drew Dennert — 2017


Picture of Representative Drew Dennert

Party: Republican
Term: New Member
District: 03
Counties: Brown
Occupation: Rancher/Farmer

Home Address:
902 S. High St.
Aberdeen, SD 57401

Home: 605-252-1008
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business:

Email: Drew.Dennert@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

TaxationMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 414 
TransportationMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 413 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1088revise certain provisions regarding required stops at railroad crossings. 
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. 
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. 
SB 105reduce the excise tax imposed on the gross receipts from sale, resale, or lease of farm machinery, attachment units, and irrigation equipment. 
SB 128provide an exception for alcohol manufacturer and wholesaler licensees to participate in certain retail events and to declare an emergency. 
SB 142provide for certain updates and reports concerning research data and methods used to assess agricultural land. 
SB 163revise certain provisions regarding disclosure of contributors for independent campaign expenditures. 
SCR 15Commending President Donald J. Trump in his commitment to keeping the country safe from radical Islamic terrorism. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1055revise certain provisions regarding the need for a driver license or permit to operate certain motor vehicles. 
HB 1056authorize law enforcement officers to issue certain citations not signed under oath. 
HB 1069repeal and revise certain provisions related to campaign finance and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1071require the approval of the Legislature before any high level nuclear waste may be processed or deposited within state boundaries. 
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 1074provide for limits on certain out-of-state contributions to ballot question committees. 
HB 1075repeal the authority of municipalities to exercise planning and zoning powers outside corporate limits of municipalities. 
HB 1084allow chiropractic corporations operated as sole proprietorships to be operated for a certain time after the death of the chiropractor. 
HB 1089provide certain provisions regarding investigations of misconduct by certain public officials. 
HB 1094provide for the transfer of certain landowner hunting licenses. 
HB 1095revise certain provisions regarding resident fishing possession limits. 
HB 1101increase the penalty for performing an abortion of an unborn child capable of feeling pain. 
HB 1105revise certain municipal special assessment provisions. 
HB 1122clarify certain provisions regarding the process to be excused from public school attendance. 
HB 1123revise certain provisions regarding the participation of home school students in certain interscholastic activities. 
HB 1124exempt a person with a commercial driver license from the requirement to have a hazardous materials endorsement on the license under certain conditions. 
HB 1129limit the information obtained during an application for a driver license or nondriver identification card that is contained in a database. 
HB 1131revise certain provisions concerning sales taxes collected from sellers located outside of the state. 
HB 1135provide certain provisions requiring plaintiffs in certain civil suits to cover certain court costs. 
HB 1140establish certain provisions regarding contract carriers of railroad employees. 
HB 1141provide for a legislative task force to consider certain legislation proposed to revise provisions regarding the constitutional amendment, initiative and referendum process in South Dakota. 
HB 1145define a no-go zone and create a procedure to manage no-go zones. 
HB 1151repeal certain index factors regarding the taxation of real property. 
HB 1155revise the penalty for aggravated assault with the intent to disfigure the victim. 
HB 1156allow a concealed pistol in the capitol with an enhanced concealed pistol permit. 
HB 1178require the Department of Social Services to submit an implementation plan to allow the state to issue photo EBT cards. 
HB 1189prohibit dismemberment abortions and to provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1194require certain documentation for the reason of denial of a concealed pistol permit. 
HB 1201exempt certain food sales from licensure, certification, and inspection. 
HB 1202make an appropriation for the support of the Veterans Outreach Center and to declare an emergency. 
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 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 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 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 1017Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. 
HC 1024Commending and honoring the South Dakota Department of Transportation on the one hundredth anniversary of its creation. 
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. 
HC 1031Congratulating and commending Teagan NcNary, of Vermillion, South Dakota, and Josh Anderson, of Aberdeen, South Dakota, on their election as the incoming University of South Dakota Student Government Association president and vice president. 
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 1010Prohibiting officials and employees of the South Dakota Department of Education and members of the South Dakota Board of Education from joining certain organizations or consortia that may present a conflict of interest. 
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. 
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. 
SB 65establish the South Dakota Board of Technical Education and to revise certain provisions regarding career and technical education and postsecondary technical institutes. 
SB 69revise the tax required when a new motor vehicle dealer licenses a new motor vehicle. 
SB 72revise certain provisions regarding the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor. 
SB 73provide a special tribal veteran license plate for certain motor vehicles. 
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 89provide certain provisions regarding liability against public entities that prohibit firearms on their premises. 
SB 92extend the date a school district is required to bring reserve funds down to a certain percentage. 
SB 94repeal and revise certain provisions relating to the requirements for a permit to carry a concealed pistol. 
SB 102require that the name and telephone number of an organization fighting to end sex trafficking be given, in writing, to any woman seeking an abortion. 
SB 126require the Department of Education to use a competitive bidding process when acquiring academic assessments. 
SB 136permit and regulate the practice of licensed certified professional midwives. 
SB 144provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. 
SB 162authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the design, renovation of, and addition to, the Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory on the campus of South Dakota State University and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 164revise the length of the maximum probationary period for juvenile probationers and to revise the conditions of a juvenile commitment to the Department of Corrections. 
SB 168revise certain provisions relating to a durable power of attorney and the appointment of a guardian or conservator. 
SB 174revise certain provisions limiting the issuance of certain licenses and permits if a debt is being collected by the obligation recovery center. 
SC 2Commending and honoring members of the Aberdeen School Board on receiving the Associated School Board Award of Excellence for 2016. 
SC 18Recognizing and congratulating Jonathon A. Brown of Boy Scout Troop 1187 for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. 
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 26Congratulating Anneliese Taggart of Vermillion, South Dakota, on the extraordinary honor of winning the 2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
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 2Supporting the electoral college system. 
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 6Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2017 as Social Work Month. 
SCR 11Opposing physician-assisted suicide. 
SCR 14Urging the Governor to fuel the state fleet with premium E-30 fuel. 
SJR 1Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota relating to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled