Representative Mike Verchio — 2017


Picture of Representative Mike Verchio

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 30
Counties: Custer, Fall River, Pennington
Occupation: Retired

Home Address:
289 Rainbow Ridge Ct.
Hill City, SD 57745

Home: 605-574-2466
Capitol: 605-773-3851
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Session Committees

State AffairsMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 414 
TransportationChair TTh 10:00 AM Room 413 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1097revise the criteria for classifying property as agricultural land. 
HCR 1004Recognizing Hot Springs as "The Veterans Town." 
SB 93define liquid natural gas, to revise certain provisions regarding the collection of the motor fuel tax, and to apply motor fuel tax to all fuels used to propel a motor vehicle. 
SB 95revise certain vehicle dealer licensing provisions. 
SB 135make an appropriation for costs related to the suppression of mountain beetles through the all lands mountain pine beetle suppression program. 
SB 151revise the appointment process for the State Veterans Home superintendent. 
SC 28Congratulating and honoring Debra Hillmer on her excellent service to the State of South Dakota. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1001gradually reduce, over a period of four years, the percentage of capital outlay funds that school districts may use for certain expenses. 
HB 1003revise the definition of the index factor in the state aid to education formula to include a minimum annual percentage increase of two percent. 
HB 1004set the per student allocation in the state aid to general education formula for school fiscal year 2015. 
HB 1070sunset certain tax refund claims for an economic development incentive program that has been previously terminated and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1075provide for public notice of certain hearings conducted by the Board of Education, and to require that the hearings be conducted at least sixty days apart. 
HB 1076revise certain requirements relating to party fishing. 
HB 1078revise the eligibility requirements for the South Dakota opportunity scholarship to include certain students who reside in bordering states. 
HB 1079authorize certain lighting on vehicles operated by ambulance service personnel. 
HB 1086create a leased residential property classification and to establish the school district general fund levy for the property classification. 
HB 1092require that crematories be under the direction of licensed funeral establishments and funeral directors. 
HB 1093prohibit public schools from starting a school term before the last Monday in August. 
HB 1094prohibit a person from interfering with a public safety answering point. 
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 1102authorize the use of artificial light to hunt coyotes under certain conditions. 
HB 1103require the Game, Fish and Parks Commission to provide for an earlier archery deer hunting season. 
HB 1120provide for alternative documentation of financial responsibility for vehicles. 
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 1125repeal certain outdated and obsolete provisions regarding judicial remedies. 
HB 1129prohibit the use of certain explosive targets in the Black Hills Forest Fire Protection District. 
HB 1130authorize the use of crossbows for hunting big game animals during the firearm season. 
HB 1133repeal or revise certain provisions concerning townships. 
HB 1140permit townships to levy a capital improvement property tax for secondary roads, bridges, and culverts. 
HB 1150require that the pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States be recited at the start of each school day in every public school classroom. 
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 1156allow the transmission of electronic documents related to insurance policies. 
HB 1161establish a cause of action for wrongful human trafficking. 
HB 1162prohibit the practice of sex-selective abortions, to establish certain procedures to better ensure that sex-selective abortions are not practiced in South Dakota, and to provide penalties therefor. 
HB 1185revise certain provisions relating to nonresident waterfowl licenses. 
HB 1194establish certain requirements relating to the crossings of railroad rights-of-way by utilities. 
HB 1208restrict certain activities on waters that inundate private property. 
HB 1209provide for reimbursement of property taxes paid on certain private lands inundated by the waters of nonmeandered lakes. 
HB 1211establish the right to have a firearm in a motor vehicle under most circumstances. 
HB 1221exempt certain amateur sports coaches from sales and use tax. 
HB 1233provide for the recall of certain state and local elected officials. 
HB 1238provide for the impoundment of license plates after multiple driving under the influence offenses. 
HB 1248regulate the state of South Dakota's relationship to certain presidential executive orders and decrees. 
HB 1249revise the required hours in a school term for certain grade levels. 
HC 1001Honoring the 2013 Dakota Valley High School Panthers Volleyball Team. 
HC 1002Honoring the 2013 Canton High School football team. 
HC 1009Commending and honoring Staff Sergeant Sam Schaefers for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. 
HC 1010Commending and honoring Specialist Dalton Deboer for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Soldier of the Year. 
HC 1022Congratulating and celebrating the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) championship teams of South Dakota. 
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 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 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 1001Encouraging school districts to build on their individual strengths by working together with other school districts to provide a rich educational opportunity for all students. 
HCR 1003Recognizing the outstanding public service of President Calvin Coolidge and his support of Mount Rushmore. 
HCR 1005Urging Congress and the President to secure the blessings of life and liberty for our posterity. 
HCR 1006Recognizing the anniversary of the addition of the words "under God" to the United States Pledge of Allegiance. 
HCR 1007Petitioning Congress to provide for an audit of the Federal Reserve Bank. 
HCR 1008Urging the South Dakota Board of Education to refrain from any efforts to further expand the Common Core State Standards or any other multistate educational standards in the state and to establish a plan to end the state's involvement with such current standards by June 30, 2017. 
HCR 1009Urging the federal government to enforce United States immigration laws and not grant amnesty to those who have entered the United States illegally. 
HCR 1013Commemorating the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 and "The Star Spangled Banner", and recognizing the historical significance, heroic human endeavor, and sacrifices of members of the United States Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Revenue Marine Service, and state militias, during and since the War of 1812. 
HCR 1015In support of protecting American sovereignty and defending individual second amendment rights from United Nations interference. 
HCR 1016Urging the federal government to enforce United States immigration laws and not grant amnesty to those who have entered the United States illegally. 
HCR 1023Rejecting the Common Core State Standards plan. 
HCR 1024Petitioning President Obama to publicly condemn China for its aggressive program of cyber warfare and espionage against the United States of America. 
HCR 1029Honoring World Champion Saddle Bronc Champion Chad Ferley of Oelrichs, South Dakota. 
HCR 1030Honoring National Finals Rodeo Barrel Racing Champion Lisa Lockhart of Oelrichs, South Dakota. 
HCR 1032Expressing support for the people of the Red Shirt community on the Pine Ridge Reservation. 
HJR 1001Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article III, section 25 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the authorization of roulette, keno, and craps in the City of Deadwood. 
HJR 1002Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article III, section 6 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to legislative term limits. 
HJR 1003Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article III, section 6 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, to revise term limits for legislators. 
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. 
HJR 1005to apply for a Convention of the States under Article V of the Constitution of the United States. 
SB 66provide immunity to clergy, lay officials, and religious organizations that decline to provide certain marriage services. 
SB 67provide protection to certain businesses or persons that decline to provide certain wedding services or goods due to the free exercise of religion. 
SB 75prohibit local governments from enacting, maintaining, or enforcing regulations on certain dog breeds. 
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 98allow certain municipalities to charge a higher occupational tax. 
SB 103establish certain civil penalties for tampering or removing any highway marker, sign, or control device and to distribute the revenue from such civil penalties. 
SB 114establish a wine direct shipper license and to provide for certain direct shipments of wine. 
SB 123require the Department of Social Services to develop a procedure to screen and test applicants for certain financial assistance benefits to determine if the applicants are using controlled substances. 
SB 125prohibit registered sex offenders from loitering in certain areas. 
SB 137make an appropriation to rehabilitate certain state-owned rail lines and to declare an emergency. 
SB 145encourage schools to provide instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. 
SB 160exempt the production of certain plants and sod from sales and use taxes. 
SB 161revise certain provisions relating to notice provided by mineral developers. 
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 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 170revise the structure for compensating surface owners for losses due to mineral development. 
SB 171recognize certain federal forms as sufficient to direct the disposition of the body of a servicemember. 
SB 172revise certain provisions relating to services performed by dental hygienists. 
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 1Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days Festivities on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary on June 19, 20, and 21, 2014. 
SC 9Congratulating and honoring Mick Nesseim of Tea, South Dakota, for placing first in the Men's Level 2 competition at the Mounted Shooters State Shoot. 
SC 10Congratulating and honoring Dawn Murphy on being awarded Finance Officer of the Year by the South Dakota Municipal League. 
SC 17Congratulating and honoring the Tea Weekly and the Lennox Independent writers for receiving numerous first place awards at the South Dakota/North Dakota Newspaper Associations' Convention. 
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. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled