Representative Steve Westra — 2017


Picture of Representative Steve Westra

Party: Republican
Term: New Member
District: 13
Counties: Lincoln, Minnehaha
Occupation: COO, Hegg Companies

Home Address:
5100 S. Twinleaf Dr.
Sioux Falls, SD 57108

Home: 605-271-1623
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business: 605-336-2111

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Session Committees

Commerce and EnergyMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 464 
Health and Human ServicesMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 412 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1068repeal certain provisions relating to the deferral of action by municipalities on committee reports. 
HB 1224allow municipalities, counties, and school districts to post certain information on the internet in addition to or in lieu of certain publication requirements. 
HB 1225affect contract law. 
SB 134codify the common law of rescission as applied to life insurance contracts. 

Co Sponsor

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 1156revise certain provisions concerning nonresident waterfowl licenses. 
HB 1163revise certain provisions related to the filing of the certificate of limited partnerships. 
HB 1208prohibit the release of medical waste and to provide a penalty therefor. 
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 1221provide for the establishment and maintenance of a state veterans and public servants cemetery and memorial park. 
HB 1234provide a limited exception to the provisions that exempt sport shooting ranges from the public nuisance laws and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1242make application under Article V of the United States Constitution for a Balanced Budget Amendment Convention. 
HC 1005Commending and honoring the 2012 Habitat for Humanity - South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
HC 1016Honoring George Zahn and his wife for their many years of public service to the municipality of Worthing. 
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 1023Honoring Daniel Schmidtman as a recipient of the 2013 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
HC 1070Honoring the memory of Milo Smith. 
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. 
HR 1001endorsing the induction of Tom C. Miller into the PRCA Rodeo Hall of Fame. 
SB 70improve public safety. 
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 191increase state aid to education and revise certain provisions related to education funding. 
SB 197revise the calculation of the small school adjustment in the state aid to education formula. 
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 242increase the number of video lottery machines that may be placed in a licensed establishment. 
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 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 22Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days Festivities on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary on June 20, 21, and 22, 2013. 
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). 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled