Representative Patrick A. Kirschman — 2017


Picture of Representative Patrick A. Kirschman

Party: Democrat
Term: Incumbent
District: 15
Counties: Minnehaha
Occupation: Retired Baker

Home Address:
901 N. Duluth Ave. #1
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Home: 605-366-4798
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business:

Email: Patrick.Kirschman@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Commerce and EnergyMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 464 
Retirement LawsMember Call of Chair 3:00 PM Room 413 
TaxationMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1207repeal certain provisions, commonly known as the gag law, prohibiting certain disclosures by a state agency of information concerning a private entity. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1062provide for historical snowmobile license plates. 
HB 1072provide for the titling, registration, and operation of golf carts. 
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 1098provide for the election of the secretary of education. 
HB 1100prohibit the use of certain photo monitoring devices to detect red light violations. 
HB 1129prohibit the use of certain explosive targets in the Black Hills Forest Fire Protection District. 
HB 1153define certain entities using a common paymaster as a single employing unit for the purposes of unemployment compensation. 
HB 1154authorize the commissioner of school and public lands to grant certain surface and subsurface easements to provide access to oil, gas, minerals, and geothermal resources. 
HB 1155allow a court to vacate certain convictions if the offense was committed as a result of human trafficking. 
HB 1161establish a cause of action for wrongful human trafficking. 
HB 1163authorize farm mutual insurers to invest funds in certain stocks and market funds. 
HB 1172require certain legislative meetings to be open to the public. 
HB 1176prohibit state participation in the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program. 
HB 1186establish the elements of the crimes of witness intimidation and to provide penalties therefor. 
HB 1188revise the manner in which the Governor is to make appointments to legislative vacancies. 
HB 1189prohibit certain business entities and affiliated persons from making political campaign contributions to state officeholders or candidates if the business entity does contractual business with certain state agencies. 
HB 1192designate the Black Hills Mining Museum in Lead as the official mining museum of South Dakota. 
HB 1210expand Medicaid eligibility. 
HB 1213analyze and promote economic development for South Dakota's Native American population and to establish a task force. 
HB 1217provide oversight of the immigrant investor program. 
HB 1222specify penalties for the use of fraudulent information in certain applications relating to federal water pollution control requirements. 
HB 1223revise certain provisions relating to appeals to county boards of adjustment. 
HB 1226create a work-share program available to employers during times of economic distress. 
HB 1230revise certain provisions concerning the county tax levy for highways and bridges and to permit counties to levy the existing highway and bridge reserve fund tax to make necessary road and bridge improvements. 
HB 1235revise the state aid to education formula for school fiscal years 2015 and 2016. 
HB 1254provide for producer payback for distributed generation to small-scale renewable energy systems. 
HB 1260extend the time period for a party to object to a written confirmation of certain grain contracts before the written confirmation is sufficient to indicate a contract for sale has been made between the parties. 
HB 1261authorize the Transportation Commission to award grants to replace, repair, and renovate county and township bridges and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HC 1001Honoring the 2013 Dakota Valley High School Panthers Volleyball Team. 
HC 1002Honoring the 2013 Canton High School football team. 
HC 1020Commending and honoring Ms. Bethany Buell Firsick, 2013 National Champion Pole Vaulter. 
HC 1021Commending and honoring Alexa Duling, a 2013 Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship recipient. 
HC 1022Congratulating and celebrating the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) championship teams of South Dakota. 
HC 1023Commending and honoring the 2013 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
HC 1030Commending and honoring Robert (Bob) Graff, a member of the Agar-Blunt-Onida School District Board of Education, on his selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota for 2013. 
HC 1031Congratulating and commending the White River High School Boys Basketball Team for its State B Championship and successful 2012-2013 season. 
HC 1032Honoring the 2013 Todd County Boys Cross Country Team. 
HC 1033Honoring Kerri Young of Mitchell, South Dakota, on her outstanding achievement in Mitchell High School girls basketball. 
HC 1034Honoring and commending the 2013 Avon High School Football Team. 
HC 1035Commending and honoring the 2014 National Merit Semifinalists Jessica Daniels, Angela Liu, Kyle McKee, Zachary Person, Emma Ward, and Tyler Wilson, of Sioux Falls Washington High School for their outstanding academic achievements. 
HC 1036Commending and honoring the 2013 Boys Track 4x200 and the 4x400 meter relay teams from Washington High School for their outstanding athletic performances at the 2013 State AA Track Meet. 
HC 1037Commending and honoring the 2013 Boys State AA Track Champions of Washington High School of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for their outstanding athletic performance. 
HC 1038Commending and honoring the 2013 South Dakota Girls AA Softball Champions of Sioux Falls Washington High School for their outstanding athletic performance. 
HC 1039Commending and honoring the 2013-2014 Competitive Dance State AA Champions from Sioux Falls Washington High School for their outstanding performance. 
HC 1040Honoring the Sioux Falls Washington High School Girls Bowling Team for its outstanding athletic performance and 2013 state championship. 
HC 1041Honoring Nathan Gerry, Jonah Warwick, Christian Parker, and Michaela Mayer from Washington High School for their first place finishes at the 2013 Boys and Girls State Class AA Track Meet. 
HC 1044Commending and honoring National Merit Semifinalists Hannah Asfeldt, Sean Calhoun, Pranam Dey, Shelley Feng, Colten Fisher, and Jeremy Mettler of Sioux Falls Lincoln High School for their outstanding academic achievements. 
HC 1045Commending and honoring the 2013 Lincoln High School State Tennis Tournament Flight Three Individual Champion Austin Noldner and the Flight Two Doubles Champions Austin Noldner and Brent Heflin for their outstanding athletic performances. 
HC 1046Congratulating and commending the Lincoln High School Football Team for winning the 2013 State AAA Football Championship. 
HC 1047Commending and honoring Tom Vining of Sioux Falls Lincoln High School for winning the individual South Dakota 2013 Boys State AA High School Golf Championship with his outstanding athletic performance. 
HC 1048Commending and honoring the 2013 Girls AA Lincoln High School Basketball Team for winning the State AA Girls Basketball Championship. 
HC 1049Commending and honoring the 2013 Boys Cross Country State Class AA Champions of Sioux Falls Lincoln High School for their outstanding athletic performance. 
HC 1050Honoring the Madison High School Boys Basketball Team for its 2013 Boys State A Basketball Championship. 
HC 1056Recognizing the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the location filming of Dances With Wolves in South Dakota. 
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 1003Recognizing the outstanding public service of President Calvin Coolidge and his support of Mount Rushmore. 
HCR 1018Recognizing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) as a serious and chronic disease in South Dakota. 
HJR 1007To refer to the voters the question of whether the state should expand Medicaid pursuant to the Affordable Care Act. 
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 100provide for the filling of a vacancy if no person is elected to succeed an elected official in municipalities. 
SB 115provide for travel insurance and regulate travel insurance retailers. 
SB 119update and revise the statutes relating to the South Dakota Board on Geographic Names. 
SB 131provide that a truancy complaint is grounds to refuse a certificate for excuse from school attendance. 
SB 137make an appropriation to rehabilitate certain state-owned rail lines and to declare an emergency. 
SB 144provide for admission to postsecondary institutions regardless of the age of the student. 
SB 145encourage schools to provide instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. 
SB 147revise the composition of the governing body of a health maintenance organization. 
SB 156revise the per student allocation in the state aid to general education formula. 
SB 160exempt the production of certain plants and sod from sales and use taxes. 
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 179prohibit the use of certain handheld electronic wireless devices for electronic messaging while driving. 
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 22Honoring the South Dakota Head Start Association. 
SC 23Honoring the 2013 Andes Central High School Girls Golf Team. 
SCR 1Urging Congress to reject the proposal to remove the states' authority to designate a hospital as a necessary provider under the critical access hospital program. 
SCR 4Celebrating and honoring the Historic Homestake Opera House in Lead on the occasion of its centennial on August 31, 2014. 
SCR 6Expressing the Legislature's support for citizens and communities in eastern South Dakota impacted by severe high water conditions over the last two decades. 
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 3To refer to the voters the question of whether the state should expand Medicaid pursuant to the Affordable Care Act. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled