Representative Spencer Hawley — 2017


Picture of Representative Spencer Hawley

Party: Democrat
Term: Incumbent
District: 07
Counties: Brookings
Occupation: Insurance Agent

Home Address:
1215 W. 8th St. S.
Brookings, SD 57006

Home: 605-692-9716
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business: 605-692-6223

Email: Spencer.Hawley@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 
Joint AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1156allow the transmission of electronic documents related to insurance policies. 
HB 1239revise the financial eligibility requirements to obtain certain medical assistance. 
SB 166increase the opportunity scholarship award for science, technology, engineering, and math students. 
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. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1070sunset certain tax refund claims for an economic development incentive program that has been previously terminated and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1072provide for the titling, registration, and operation of golf carts. 
HB 1076revise certain requirements relating to party fishing. 
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 1086create a leased residential property classification and to establish the school district general fund levy for the property classification. 
HB 1098provide for the election of the secretary of education. 
HB 1115revise the purposes for which the workforce education fund shall be used. 
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 1129prohibit the use of certain explosive targets in the Black Hills Forest Fire Protection District. 
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 1157provide for the retrospective payment of clean claims for covered services provided by a health care professional during the credentialing period. 
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 1181allow for the requirement of a certification of health from an employee of a school. 
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 1207repeal certain provisions, commonly known as the gag law, prohibiting certain disclosures by a state agency of information concerning a private entity. 
HB 1210expand Medicaid eligibility. 
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 1242revise certain provisions concerning the township snow removal reserve fund. 
HB 1244assist certain qualified employees with health insurance and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1249revise the required hours in a school term for certain grade levels. 
HB 1256increase opportunities and funding for school districts to apply for jobs for America's graduates programs and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1259specify certain requirements relating to temporary child custody hearings. 
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 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 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 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 1017Urging Congress, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), the United States Department of Justice, and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to recognize industrial hemp as a valuable agricultural commodity. 
HCR 1018Recognizing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) as a serious and chronic disease in South Dakota. 
HCR 1019Petitioning Congress to reauthorize federally provided terrorism reinsurance for insurers. 
HJR 1007To refer to the voters the question of whether the state should expand Medicaid pursuant to the Affordable Care Act. 
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 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 84update certain statutes relating to notification of certain transfers. 
SB 85revise certain provisions regarding confidential criminal justice information. 
SB 97revoke professional or trade licensure obtained through false degrees. 
SB 115provide for travel insurance and regulate travel insurance retailers. 
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 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 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 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 171recognize certain federal forms as sufficient to direct the disposition of the body of a servicemember. 
SB 174revise the bank franchise tax apportionment of income provisions. 
SB 175revise certain bank franchise tax provisions regarding net income and net operating losses. 
SB 177make an appropriation to provide contingency funds to be made available for unanticipated costs related to medical services and to declare an emergency. 
SB 178include the definition of the term, qualified student applicant, in the need-based grant fund. 
SB 179prohibit the use of certain handheld electronic wireless devices for electronic messaging while driving. 
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 5Honoring the Brookings County Youth Mentoring Program. 
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. 
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 3Urging the members of the South Dakota Congressional delegation to sponsor and support the Marketplace Fairness Act, or similar legislation that would grant the states authority to collect sales and use tax on remote sales. 
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