Senator Craig Tieszen — 2017


Picture of Senator Craig Tieszen

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 34
Counties: Pennington
Occupation: Retired Police Chief

Home Address:
3416 Brookside Dr.
Rapid City, SD 57702

Home: 605-348-4990
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business:

Email: Craig.Tieszen@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

JudiciaryChair TTh 7:45 AM Room 413 
Local GovernmentMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 412 
State AffairsMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

SB 7modify the persons eligible for protection from domestic abuse and to revise certain terminology. 
SB 85revise certain provisions regarding confidential criminal justice information. 
SB 96exempt certain purchases for law enforcement, fire protection, and emergency medical and transport services from the general provisions regarding procurement of public safety equipment for the state and its political subdivisions. 
SB 118revise certain criminal penalties for intentional damage to private property. 
SB 125prohibit registered sex offenders from loitering in certain areas. 
SB 142increase legislative salaries subject to certain conditions and restrictions. 
HB 1119revise certain provisions relating to preliminary hearings for persons charged with class 1 misdemeanors. 
HB 1134clarify certain municipal powers. 
HB 1229provide for the reporting of certain person's names to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System. 
HC 1004Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Major Randy Hartley upon his retirement, for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
HC 1005Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Port Manager Larry Bryant, upon his retirement, for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans. 
HC 1006Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Inspector Galen Roark upon his retirement, for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans. 
HC 1007Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Larry Englund upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
HC 1008Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Sergeant Scott Knisley, upon his retirement, for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 

Co Sponsor

SB 1provide for the selection of the chair and vice chair of the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council, to revise the membership of the Executive Board, to provide for the term of each constituted Executive Board, to provide for the year-round governance of the Legislative Research Council by the Executive Board, and to provide for continuity of board membership. 
SB 2provide for the delayed arrest, under certain circumstances, in regard to certain outstanding warrants for victims of domestic abuse with minor children. 
SB 3provide for continuity in the judicial review of certain lawsuits, complaints, and petitions between parties to a petition for certain protection orders. 
SB 4ensure notice to the respondent and opportunity for the respondent to be heard prior to enforcement of certain foreign domestic protection orders. 
SB 5permit the court reciprocal discretion to hear certain petitions for protection orders due to domestic abuse and for protection orders due to stalking or physical injury. 
SB 6establish the crime of committing certain acts of domestic abuse in the presence of a minor child. 
SB 9revise provisions related to the Interim Appropriations Committee. 
SB 10revise certain provisions related to the annual budget report submission. 
SB 11require the submission to the Legislature of a financial plan that assesses the long-term financial implications of current and proposed policies, programs, and assumptions. 
SB 62establish a comprehensive evaluation of the common core state standards and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 63protect the privacy of the records of individual students. 
SB 68adopt the uniform real property electronic recording act, to use an existing funding source to implement the provisions of this Act, and to revise certain provisions concerning electronic recording. 
SB 80provide a credit to homebuilt aircraft for sales and use taxes when paying the aircraft registration tax and to make a reimbursement to the aeronautics fund for the amount of the credit granted. 
SB 81prohibit the possession of certain items in jails, to provide a penalty therefor, and to revise the penalty for the procurement of certain items into a jail. 
SB 90revise certain provisions related to the High School Activities Association. 
SB 98allow certain municipalities to charge a higher occupational tax. 
SB 102provide that, upon completion of certain proceedings, magistrate judges may return or dispose of property taken in as evidence. 
SB 113revise the minimum suspension requirements for students participating in extracurricular activities. 
SB 114establish a wine direct shipper license and to provide for certain direct shipments of wine. 
SB 119update and revise the statutes relating to the South Dakota Board on Geographic Names. 
SB 120provide for the registration and administration of navigators under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and to declare an emergency. 
SB 124revise certain reimbursement provisions relating to legislators-elect and newly appointed legislators. 
SB 131provide that a truancy complaint is grounds to refuse a certificate for excuse from school attendance. 
SB 135make an appropriation for costs related to the suppression of mountain beetles through the all lands mountain pine beetle suppression program. 
SB 149establish a pilot grant program for alternative care programs for adults with substance abuse issues, to provide a report to the Legislature, and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 151revise the appointment process for the State Veterans Home superintendent. 
SB 163prohibit a social host from permitting the underage consumption of alcoholic beverages on the social host's premises and to provide penalties therefor. 
SB 165develop a systematic process for the performance management review of state agencies. 
SB 169provide for access to and use of public waters on public and private property and to protect private property rights for the citizens of South Dakota. 
SB 172revise certain provisions relating to services performed by dental hygienists. 
SB 173provide authority to establish special purpose districts for libraries. 
SB 181define vapor products as tobacco products for the purpose of regulating the use of the products by minors and to place certain restrictions on the sale of vapor products. 
SC 5Honoring the Brookings County Youth Mentoring Program. 
SC 11Honoring the 2014 South Dakota Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Youth of the Year finalists. 
SC 12Congratulating and honoring the Lennox sixth grade boys in winning the Extreme Hoops Tournament. 
SC 13Congratulating and honoring the Lennox archery team for winning the South Dakota State Archery Championship. 
SC 14Honoring Warner High School athletic teams on their outstanding performances in the 2013 season, resulting in the achievement of the Class B KELO Cup. 
SC 15Honoring the 2013 Warner High School Girls Basketball Team on their victorious performance at the 2012-2013 Class B South Dakota High School Girls Basketball State Tournament 
SC 16Honoring the Warner High School Volleyball Team for an excellent season and for its victorious performance at the 2013 Class B State Volleyball Tournament. 
SC 18Honoring former Senator Stan Adelstein for his service to the State of South Dakota. 
SC 20Honoring the Dakota Valley High School Dance Team on winning the 2013 Class A Dance Grand State Title for the fourth year in a row. 
SC 22Honoring the South Dakota Head Start Association. 
SC 31Honoring Dalton Howe as a recipient of the 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
SC 33Honoring Nathan Duerre as a recipient of the 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
SCR 4Celebrating and honoring the Historic Homestake Opera House in Lead on the occasion of its centennial on August 31, 2014. 
SCR 7Expressing support for all South Dakota high school students learning and practicing the basic skills of hands-only Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) prior to graduation. 
SJR 1Making formal application to Congress to lawfully recognize the ratification of the 26th amendment of the United States Constitution, which ensures the right to vote to all citizens over the age of eighteen. 
HB 1062provide for historical snowmobile license plates. 
HB 1069revise the maximum redemption fee for property tax deeds. 
HB 1074revise certain provisions concerning actions prohibited near polling places. 
HB 1080clarify that emergency personnel driving records are not to include motor vehicle accidents resulting while engaged in the performance of their official duties. 
HB 1081revise the computation of the promotional fee on wheat. 
HB 1084revise certain provisions regarding the list of persons who may be excluded from a licensed gaming establishment and to provide a penalty for a violation of the exclusion. 
HB 1097revise the criteria for classifying property as agricultural land. 
HB 1123allow alcoholic beverages to be sold, served, and consumed in certain on-sale licensees during an extended period of time if specific conditions are met. 
HB 1124create the South Dakota school safety fund to assist certain school districts in enhancing school safety, and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1125repeal certain outdated and obsolete provisions regarding judicial remedies. 
HB 1126revise the persons authorized to countersign school board payments. 
HB 1129prohibit the use of certain explosive targets in the Black Hills Forest Fire Protection District. 
HB 1131clarify that a credit card is not required to establish a revolving credit account. 
HB 1133repeal or revise certain provisions concerning townships. 
HB 1136limit the authority of delegates to a limited Article V convention to vote for unauthorized amendments contrary to legislative instructions and to provide a civil fine for the violation thereof. 
HB 1140permit townships to levy a capital improvement property tax for secondary roads, bridges, and culverts. 
HB 1156allow the transmission of electronic documents related to insurance policies. 
HB 1191accommodate legislation relating to the alleviation of livestock losses as a result of the late autumn West River blizzard. 
HB 1192designate the Black Hills Mining Museum in Lead as the official mining museum of South Dakota. 
HB 1210expand Medicaid eligibility. 
HB 1218authorize school districts to use certain tax levies for pension and health insurance purposes. 
HB 1239revise the financial eligibility requirements to obtain certain medical assistance. 
HB 1242revise certain provisions concerning the township snow removal reserve fund. 
HC 1001Honoring the 2013 Dakota Valley High School Panthers Volleyball Team. 
HC 1002Honoring the 2013 Canton High School football team. 
HC 1023Commending and honoring the 2013 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
HC 1033Honoring Kerri Young of Mitchell, South Dakota, on her outstanding achievement in Mitchell High School girls basketball. 
HC 1050Honoring the Madison High School Boys Basketball Team for its 2013 Boys State A Basketball Championship. 
HC 1057Recognizing and honoring the American Association of State Troopers 2013 Trooper of the Year recipient, Trooper Andrew Steen. 
HC 1058Honoring Sonyah Shae Clifford of Rockyford, South Dakota, for her outstanding job representing Indian rodeo and being named Miss Indian Rodeo 2013 at the Indian National Finals Rodeo. 
HCR 1019Petitioning Congress to reauthorize federally provided terrorism reinsurance for insurers. 
HJR 1004Making formal application to Congress to call an Article V convention of the states for the sole purpose of proposing a federal balanced budget amendment. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled