Senator Deb Soholt — 2017


Picture of Senator Deb Soholt

Party: Republican
Term: New Member
District: 14
Counties: Minnehaha
Occupation: Registered Nurse, Health Care Director

Home Address:
2628 E. Regency Ct.
Sioux Falls, SD 57103

Home: 605-321-5931
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business: 605-321-5931

Email: Deb.Soholt@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

EducationMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 423 
Health and Human ServicesVice-Chair MWF 10:00 AM Room 412 
Local GovernmentMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 412 

Prime Sponsor

SB 111amend provisions of the Uniform Commercial Code relating to electronic funds transfers and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1068repeal certain provisions relating to the deferral of action by municipalities on committee reports. 
HC 1073Commending and honoring the 2012 Boys Track State AA Champions of Washington High School, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for their outstanding athletic performance. 
HC 1077Commending and honoring the 2012 Competitive Dance State AA Champions of Sioux Falls Washington High School for their outstanding athletic performance. 
HC 1079Commending and honoring the 2012 Boys Tennis Team State Champions of Sioux Falls Washington High School for their outstanding athletic performance. 
HC 1080Honoring Katie Johnson of the Sioux Falls Washington High School Warriors Softball Team. 
HC 1081Congratulating and honoring Daniel Schmidtman as a recipient of the Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
HC 1082Commending and honoring Angela Nieman on her Lifetime Achievement award for Dance. 
HC 1089Honoring Sioux Falls Washington Warriors debate team members, Katlyn Powers and Jordan Simundson. 
HC 1093Commending and honoring Kari Heck on her outstanding 2012 track and field season for Sioux Falls Washington High School. 

Co Sponsor

SB 70improve public safety. 
SB 74require the forfeiture of preference points for certain hunting licenses upon conviction of unlawfully killing, destroying, taking, or possessing trophy animals. 
SB 83designate Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day as a working holiday. 
SB 108repeal certain tort liability arising out of causes of action based on seduction, abduction, and alienation of affections. 
SB 119ensure freedom of media coverage of high school activities. 
SB 120revise provisions related to consent to sexual activity. 
SB 127revise certain provisions concerning the health and educational facilities authority. 
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 142prohibit the use of certain handheld electronic wireless devices for electronic messaging while driving and to prohibit conflicting municipal regulations. 
SB 147revise certain provisions relating to domestic abuse and protection orders. 
SB 159revise the state aid to general education formula by including an adjustment for students with limited English proficiency. 
SB 176appropriate money to the South Dakota Board of Regents - Agricultural Experiment Station to implement a research investment program. 
SB 191increase state aid to education and revise certain provisions related to education funding. 
SB 193revise the per student allocation in the state aid to general education formula. 
SB 197revise the calculation of the small school adjustment in the state aid to education formula. 
SB 199exempt certain property used for educational purposes from taxation. 
SB 200revise certain provisions concerning campaign finance. 
SB 205authorize the hunting of wolves in certain circumstances. 
SB 207make certain legislative findings concerning federal infringement on Second Amendment rights. 
SB 209provide safety provisions by requiring registration of certain family day care facilities, to establish notification and reporting requirements for violations, and to provide penalties therefor. 
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. 
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 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 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. 
SR 1endorsing the induction of Tom C. Miller into the PRCA Rodeo Hall of Fame. 
HB 1084designate Purple Heart Recognition Day as a working holiday. 
HB 1090exempt certain amateur sports coaches from sales tax. 
HB 1091establish certain provisions regarding the labeling of motor fuel at a retail fuel pump and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1120allow regional intergovernmental cooperation for sewer utilities and to provide for the establishment of rates and charges. 
HB 1130define certain terms relating to bail bonds. 
HB 1149revise and clarify requirements relating to limits of small game and fish taken by small game hunting parties and fishing parties. 
HB 1150amend provisions relating to violations of no contact orders.  
HB 1164establish a classroom innovation grant program and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1169amend the provisions regarding the reimbursement of a physical exam of a victim after a rape. 
HB 1172appropriate one-time funds for enhancement of secondary career and technical education. 
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 1219amend the benefit allowance exempt from levy in bankruptcy cases. 
HB 1221provide for the establishment and maintenance of a state veterans and public servants cemetery and memorial park. 
HC 1005Commending and honoring the 2012 Habitat for Humanity - South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
HC 1015Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team as National BB Gun Champions. 
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 1056Honoring those persons who encourage children to read and those children who participate in the Read Across America Program that builds awareness and supports reading programs in our homes and communities. 
HC 1070Honoring the memory of Milo Smith. 
HC 1074Honoring members of the 1600 meter relay, the 3200 meter relay, and the 1600 meter spirit medley from Washington High School. 
HC 1075Congratulating and commending the Washington High School Football Team for winning the 2012 State AA Football Championship. 
HC 1076Commending and honoring the 2012 South Dakota Varsity A Softball Champions of Sioux Falls Washington High School for their outstanding athletic performance. 
HC 1083Commending and honoring the 2012 South Dakota Boys State Class AA High School State Golf Champions of Sioux Falls Lincoln High School for their outstanding athletic performance. 
HC 1088Commending and honoring the 2012 Boys Cross Country State Class AA Champions of Sioux Falls Lincoln High School for their outstanding athletic performance. 
HC 1090Honoring Katie Johnson, Kathleen Meredith, Michaela Mayer, and Emily Winckler from the Sioux Falls Washington High School Warriors Softball Team. 
HC 1091Honoring Devon O'Farrell from Washington High School for a state wrestling championship. 
HC 1092Honoring David Potratz from Washington High School for his state wrestling championship. 
HC 1094Honoring Nathan Gerry, Alex Waddell, and Christian Parker from Washington High School for their first place finishes at the 2012 Boys State Class AA Track Meet. 
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. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled