Representative Justin R. Cronin — 2017


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Assistant Majority Leader

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 23
Counties: Campbell, Edmunds, Faulk, Hand, McPherson, Potter, Spink, Walworth
Occupation: Self Employed

Home Address:
310 Dakota St.
Gettysburg, SD 57442

Home: 605-769-1017
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business: 605-769-1017

Email: Justin.Cronin@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Commerce and EnergyMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 464 
Government Operations and AuditMember Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 
State AffairsVice-Chair MWF 7:45 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1091establish certain provisions regarding the labeling of motor fuel at a retail fuel pump and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1136affect medical services. 
HB 1137impact education in South Dakota, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1138revise the state aid to education formula and to make an appropriation. 
HB 1139revise certain provisions regarding educational data reporting. 
HC 1019Recognizing and honoring the South Dakota Arthritis Foundation for its efforts to raise awareness and work towards the prevention and cure of arthritis in children and adults. 
HC 1066Honoring Sierra Lutz as the recipient of a 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
SB 87establish the effective date of the sales tax collection allowance for retailers. 
SB 133establish a pharmacy audit integrity program. 
SB 135establish a summer study committee to study long-term care service needs in South Dakota. 
SB 136revise the state aid to education formula and to make an appropriation. 
SB 137impact education in South Dakota. 
SB 138 make an appropriation to enhance education by revising the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2013. 
SB 139regulate certain market activity in a health exchange. 
SB 146provide for the collection of certain gaming taxes, penalties, and interest and to declare an emergency. 
SB 155establish a local government road improvement grant fund for the purpose of serving new agricultural facilities and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 163establish uninsured motorist identification database program. 
SB 180amend certain provisions relating to the publication of payroll information. 
SB 183revise provisions relating to hunting trespass and to increase certain penalties for trespassing. 
SB 198revise the membership of the Judicial Qualifications Commission. 
SB 232limit political contributions by certain political action committees. 
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 234revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2013 to provide funding for the increased costs associated with the Board of Regents employee health insurance and to declare an emergency. 
SB 235create the building South Dakota fund and certain other funds and programs to enhance economic development and education, to make certain deposits and transfers, to make continuous appropriations, to revise certain education funding to support economic development, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 239repeal the state's membership in the multistate tax commission. 
SCR 3Urging the members of the South Dakota Congressional delegation to sponsor and support legislation granting states the authority to require sellers, regardless of nexus, to collect sales and use taxes if certain tax simplification and streamlining thresholds are met by the states. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1007restrict the term of conservation easements. 
HB 1066continue the current rate of the gross receipts tax imposed on visitor-related businesses. 
HB 1069increase the administrative assessment fee for the guarantee fund. 
HB 1074define the insurer's responsibilities concerning health insurance policies in relation to the eligibility of minor dependents for coverage. 
HB 1084designate Purple Heart Recognition Day as a working holiday. 
HB 1103exempt credit health insurers from certain provisions related to preexisting conditions. 
HB 1104require the Unified Judicial System to provide access of criminal records and civil case information and to establish a fee. 
HB 1105revise the maximum security deposit for residential premises. 
HB 1118revise certain provisions regarding special motor vehicle license plates for veterans with disabilities. 
HB 1126revise the massage therapy licensing requirements. 
HB 1130define certain terms relating to bail bonds. 
HB 1131revise the property exempted from levy in bankruptcy cases. 
HB 1132include wolves in the definition of predator/varmint. 
HB 1134require legislative approval for the erection, maintenance, and lease of certain buildings by the Board of Regents. 
HB 1135regulate access to and use of public waters on public and private property. 
HB 1143create a leased residential property classification and to establish the school district general fund levy for the property classification. 
HB 1150amend provisions relating to violations of no contact orders.  
HB 1151extend general immunity from liability for directors and officers of certain nonprofit fire and ambulance departments and to limit certain actions for personal injury or death. 
HB 1152revise certain provisions relating to the administrative office and to the appointment and direction of the executive director of the South Dakota Wheat Utilization, Research and Market Development Commission. 
HB 1153exempt certain environmental upgrade values from assessment during construction and to provide a sunset clause for the environmental upgrade exemption. 
HB 1162provide for special organ donation decals for license plates. 
HB 1163revise certain provisions related to the filing of the certificate of limited partnerships. 
HB 1164establish a classroom innovation grant program and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1165revise certain provisions concerning the agricultural land task force. 
HB 1169amend the provisions regarding the reimbursement of a physical exam of a victim after a rape. 
HB 1171exempt certain property from bankruptcy levy. 
HB 1172appropriate one-time funds for enhancement of secondary career and technical education. 
HB 1178appropriate money to the South Dakota Board of Regents - Agricultural Experiment Station to implement a research investment program. 
HB 1189permit townships to levy a capital improvement property tax for highways, secondary roads, bridges, and culverts. 
HB 1191provide for the issuance of additional retail fireworks licenses. 
HB 1196establish the rural economic development partnership program and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1208prohibit the release of medical waste and to provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1209prohibit certain persons who fail to pay certain campaign finance related penalties from running for office. 
HB 1212increase the expense allowances of legislators. 
HB 1213provide a reduced amount of state aid to education funding to certain school districts with a fall enrollment of less than one hundred. 
HB 1214expand Medicaid eligibility for pregnant women and to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
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 1218exempt from sales and use taxes certain computer equipment and software purchased for use in data centers. 
HB 1219amend the benefit allowance exempt from levy in bankruptcy cases. 
HB 1220permit the use of golf carts under certain circumstances within state parks or recreation areas. 
HB 1221provide for the establishment and maintenance of a state veterans and public servants cemetery and memorial park. 
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 1237revise certain provisions to abortion counseling. 
HB 1238require that health benefit plans provide coverage for MRI and ultrasound screenings for breast cancer in certain instances. 
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 1020Honoring the memory of Don Hight. 
HC 1021Honoring and commemorating the fifty-fifth anniversary in 2013 of the annual Schmeckfest in Freeman, South Dakota. 
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 1025Recognizing Saturday, July 27, 2013, as the National Day of the American Cowboy. 
HC 1070Honoring the memory of Milo Smith. 
HC 1085Honoring and thanking Bernie and Myrna Hunhoff and their family for the contributions of South Dakota Magazine to the state of South Dakota. 
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 1007endorsing Taiwan's participation as an observer in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and the twenty-ninth anniversary of sister state relations with the Province of Taiwan in the Republic of China (Taiwan). 
HCR 1011Encouraging pedestrians and bicyclists to wear brightly colored clothing when using a public highway and for motorists to watch for pedestrians and bicyclists. 
HR 1001endorsing the induction of Tom C. Miller into the PRCA Rodeo Hall of Fame. 
SB 6determine whether factors affecting productivity should be applied if the actual use of agricultural land does not correspond to the soil classification standards. 
SB 70improve public safety. 
SB 75adopt updated guidelines for the evaluation of permanent impairment in connection with workers' compensation claims. 
SB 76revise certain reversion provisions relating to funding in the Governor's Office of Economic Development for the purpose of enhancing military value of Ellsworth Air Force Base, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 77require that certain information be provided to debtors when entities are collecting certain debts. 
SB 85revise certain provisions regarding the production incentive payment available to ethanol producers. 
SB 88authorize the county to deny bids on county sales of tax deed properties if the bidder is not current on property taxes due. 
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 111amend provisions of the Uniform Commercial Code relating to electronic funds transfers and to declare an emergency. 
SB 115increase the commercial fertilizer inspection fee for purposes of fertilizer-related research and to create the Nutrient Research Education Council to promote such research. 
SB 120revise provisions related to consent to sexual activity. 
SB 128provide authority to counties to prohibit and restrict the use of fireworks and to declare an emergency. 
SB 131revise the annual budget report. 
SB 132grant limited immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain alcohol consumption related offenses to persons who assist certain persons in need of emergency assistance or who are themselves in need of emergency assistance. 
SB 147revise certain provisions relating to domestic abuse and protection orders. 
SB 153clarify, remove inconsistencies from, and revise certain provisions relating to the formation and operation of watershed districts. 
SB 158provide for the funding of educational programs for children in residential treatment centers, intensive residential treatment centers, or licensed group care centers. 
SB 159revise the state aid to general education formula by including an adjustment for students with limited English proficiency. 
SB 168require that newborns be screened for congenital heart defects. 
SB 181provide licensing reciprocity for social workers. 
SB 182enhance economic development. 
SB 187allow a school district to opt out of the continuing contract requirements for teachers. 
SB 188make an appropriation to fund the Teach for America grant program. 
SB 195revise the distribution of the wind energy tax. 
SB 200revise certain provisions concerning campaign finance. 
SB 205authorize the hunting of wolves in certain circumstances. 
SB 218establish a program to assist rural counties to recruit attorneys. 
SB 231develop a systematic process for the performance management review of state agencies. 
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 237appropriate funds for deposit into the need-based grant fund, to provide for annual funding of the need-based grant fund with a portion of the funds received from the education enhancement trust fund, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 238appropriate money to the animal damage control fund for predator control services and to declare an emergency. 
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 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 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. 
SCR 6Requesting the Congress of the United States to enact legislation that would reinstate the separation of commercial and investment banking functions that were in effect under the Glass-Steagall Act (Banking Act of 1933). 
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. 

Hearings

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