Senator Al Novstrup — 2017


Picture of Senator Al Novstrup

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 03
Counties: Brown
Occupation: Small Business Owner

Home Address:
1705 Northview Ln.
Aberdeen, SD 57401

Home: 605-226-2505
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business: 605-360-9711
Cell: 605-360-9711
Email: Al.Novstrup@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 363 
Joint AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 
Legislative ProcedureVice-Chair Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 

Prime Sponsor

SB 144revise how municipalities may assess property for improvements. 
SB 145revise certain provisions concerning the content of annual property tax bill. 
SB 167require governmental bodies to keep minutes of executive or closed sessions and to define what circumstances the minutes be viewed by the public. 
SB 187allow a school district to opt out of the continuing contract requirements for teachers. 
SB 210provide for assessment of agricultural property based on the market, repeal the methodology that assesses agricultural land based on its agricultural income value, and to dissolve the implementation and oversight advisory task force. 
SJR 1Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article III, section 6 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to legislative terms and legislative term limits. 
HB 1125allow perpetual care and maintenance guarantee funds for cemeteries to be administered by cemetery corporations. 
HB 1127revise certain provisions relating to the use of principal and interest in cemetery perpetual funds and to require perpetual cemeteries to submit an annual financial report to the secretary of state. 
HB 1158revise certain provisions relating to the posting of public notice for meetings of public bodies. 
HB 1235continue the Regional Watershed Advisory Task Force under the supervision of the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council in a manner to save public financial resources. 
HB 1236prohibit the recovery of damages in certain wrongful birth and wrongful life civil suits based upon the lost opportunity to terminate the life of an unborn child. 
HB 1243protect employees from certain automatic deductions or transfers for the purpose of funding political contributions. 
HC 1086Honoring Colton Fryer of Aberdeen, South Dakota, for selflessness and good sportsmanship. 
HC 1087Commending and honoring Homes Are Possible Inc. for constructing its one hundredth house. 

Co Sponsor

SB 70improve public safety. 
SB 78revise certain provisions relating to medical requirements for intrastate drivers transporting passengers and to update certain references to federal statutes. 
SB 85revise certain provisions regarding the production incentive payment available to ethanol producers. 
SB 89limit the liability of retail dealers in petroleum products under certain conditions. 
SB 92provide for the repair of property that has sustained damage when the materials are no longer available in the marketplace. 
SB 93revise certain provisions concerning requirements of fire sprinklers in single family dwellings. 
SB 94prohibit a social host from permitting the underage consumption of alcoholic beverages on the social host's premises and to provide penalties therefor. 
SB 119ensure freedom of media coverage of high school activities. 
SB 139regulate certain market activity in a health exchange. 
SB 159revise the state aid to general education formula by including an adjustment for students with limited English proficiency. 
SB 169provide for the assignment of insurance payments for ambulance service providers. 
SB 180amend certain provisions relating to the publication of payroll information. 
SB 207make certain legislative findings concerning federal infringement on Second Amendment rights. 
SB 225prohibit a person from keeping or maintaining a place allowing underage drinking and to provide penalties therefor. 
SB 227revise provisions relating to the possession of firearms on snowmobiles. 
SB 233create the critical teaching needs scholarship program, to make an appropriation to the education enhancement trust fund to provide for the annual funding of the scholarships, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 236appropriate money to the Board of Regents to fund the expansion of information systems programs and cyber security programs at Dakota State University, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 239repeal the state's membership in the multistate tax commission. 
SC 2Commending Principal Dan Walsh for his years of service in education in South Dakota. 
SC 5Commending and congratulating Colton Manville, Trevor Mahoney, and Dean Laganiere, students at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, for qualifying for the Olympics of Computer Science which will take place in Russia. 
SC 8Honoring Harold Thune and Jerald Applebee of Murdo for their individual accomplishments, as well as their efforts and involvement with the Annual Jones County Invitational Basketball Tournament. 
SC 11Acknowledging the Deubrook Area High School Football Team for winning the 2012 State 9AA Football Championship. 
SC 12Commending and honoring the Parker State Class B Boys Cross Country Champions. 
SC 13Honoring the crew of North Carolina Air National Guard, MAFFS (Modular Airborne FireFighting System) 7, 145th Airlift Wing, Charlotte, North Carolina. 
SC 14honoring Molly Hermann of Sturgis, South Dakota Girls State Governor and Ty Wiley of Sioux Falls, 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 15Honoring the Kopriva family of Clark County as the 2012 Leopold Conservation Award recipient. 
SC 16Commending and honoring Gale Lundberg on his retirement from teaching and coaching for fifty years in South Dakota schools. 
SC 22Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days Festivities on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary on June 20, 21, and 22, 2013. 
SC 30Honoring Kristina Maddocks of Hecla, South Dakota as 2013 Miss Rodeo South Dakota. 
SC 34Honoring Ronald Olinger for his long-standing service as a lobbyist at the South Dakota State Capitol. 
SCR 5Commending the Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG) pilot program at Wagner Community School, and honoring Sage Zephier for delivering the student address for the JAG National Leadership Awards Luncheon in Washington. 
SJR 2Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election amendments to Article XI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the vote required to increase taxes. 
SJR 3Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the fundamental right of state citizens to bear arms cannot be infringed and is subject to strict scrutiny. 
SR 1endorsing the induction of Tom C. Miller into the PRCA Rodeo Hall of Fame. 
SR 2Commending the Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG) pilot program at Wagner Community School, and honoring Sage Zephier for delivering the student address for the JAG National Leadership Awards Luncheon in Washington, D.C. 
HB 1067designate POW/MIA Recognition Day as a working holiday. 
HB 1080include certain speeding offenses in the point system for traffic violations for the purposes of driver license records. 
HB 1087provide for the creation of school sentinel programs and for the training of school sentinels. 
HB 1088require the high school activities association to continue to hold state tournaments in certain venues. 
HB 1098require the Legislature to approve bonds for lease purchase agreements with the four postsecondary technical institutes, and to approve bonds for lease purchase agreements with Western Dakota Technical Institute and Southeast Technical Institute. 
HB 1135regulate access to and use of public waters on public and private property. 
HB 1153exempt certain environmental upgrade values from assessment during construction and to provide a sunset clause for the environmental upgrade exemption. 
HB 1159revise certain provisions relating to identity theft and employment. 
HB 1171exempt certain property from bankruptcy levy. 
HB 1191provide for the issuance of additional retail fireworks licenses. 
HB 1215limit the authority of delegates to a limited constitutional convention to vote for unauthorized amendments contrary to legislative instructions and to provide a penalty for the violation thereof. 
HB 1221provide for the establishment and maintenance of a state veterans and public servants cemetery and memorial park. 
HB 1222provide that any federal law that attempts to ban firearms, to limit the size of firearm magazines, or to impose other limitations on firearms is unenforceable in South Dakota, to provide a penalty, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1242make application under Article V of the United States Constitution for a Balanced Budget Amendment Convention. 
HB 1244prohibit the Expansion of Medicaid eligibility. 
HB 1245provide civil immunity for school board members in certain situations. 
HB 1246authorize certain pesticide applicators to apply pesticide on their own property. 
HC 1005Commending and honoring the 2012 Habitat for Humanity - South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
HC 1017Commending and honoring the 2011-2012 Girls AA Mitchell High School Kernel Basketball Team for winning the State AA Girls Basketball Championship. 
HC 1022Honoring the South Dakota Department of Agriculture for one hundred ten years of promoting, protecting, preserving, and improving South Dakota's agriculture for today and tomorrow. 
HC 1070Honoring the memory of Milo Smith. 
HCR 1003Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota. 
HCR 1005Recognizing November 2013 as COPD Awareness Month. 
HCR 1006Petitioning the President of the United States and the Department of State to authorize the Keystone XL Pipeline. 
HCR 1011Encouraging pedestrians and bicyclists to wear brightly colored clothing when using a public highway and for motorists to watch for pedestrians and bicyclists. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled