Senator Chuck E. Jones — 2017


Picture of Senator Chuck E. Jones

Party: Republican
Term: Govs. Appointment
District: 08
Counties: Lake, Miner, Moody, Sanborn
Occupation: Executive

Home Address:
713 W. 3rd Avenue
Flandreau, SD 57028-0326

Home: 605-997-3510
Capitol:
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Session Committees

Commerce and EnergyMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 423 
EducationMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 423 
TaxationMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 423 

Prime Sponsor

SB 100provide for the filling of a vacancy if no person is elected to succeed an elected official in municipalities. 
SB 119update and revise the statutes relating to the South Dakota Board on Geographic Names. 
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. 
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 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 1120provide for alternative documentation of financial responsibility for vehicles. 
HB 1190revise the gross receipts tax imposed on wind farms. 
HC 1015Commending and honoring Senior Airman Kammi Fiegen for her selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Airman of the Year. 
HC 1016Commending and honoring Chief Master Sergeant Randy Wingen for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Outstanding First Sergeant of the Year. 
HC 1023Commending and honoring the 2013 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 

Co Sponsor

SB 74provide for the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor. 
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 94appropriate money in order to fund the fiscal year 2014 health insurance shortfall for Board of Regents employees compensated from tuition, fees, and other funds, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 97revoke professional or trade licensure obtained through false degrees. 
SB 115provide for travel insurance and regulate travel insurance retailers. 
SB 124revise certain reimbursement provisions relating to legislators-elect and newly appointed legislators. 
SB 126regulate the sale of raw milk for human consumption. 
SB 127make an appropriation to fund the Teach for America grant program. 
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 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 154establish the Jolene's Law Task Force to study the impact of sexual abuse of children in this state and to make recommendations to the Legislature on policies to effectively address the issue. 
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 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 2Congratulating and honoring Sara Bakken on being named Outstanding Young Music Educator. 
SC 3Congratulating and honoring Mike Whitehead on winning the State Truck Driving Competition. 
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 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 18Honoring former Senator Stan Adelstein for his service to the State of South Dakota. 
SC 19Commending and honoring LuAnn Lindskov, 2014 South Dakota Teacher of the Year. 
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. 
SCR 4Celebrating and honoring the Historic Homestake Opera House in Lead on the occasion of its centennial on August 31, 2014. 
HB 1062provide for historical snowmobile license plates. 
HB 1087change how rural fire protection districts conduct elections. 
HB 1089allow certain school districts that receive state aid to education to receive funding for certain students with limited English proficiency. 
HB 1110revise certain provisions regarding the definition of a resident for the purposes of hunting, fishing, and trapping licenses. 
HB 1115revise the purposes for which the workforce education fund shall be used. 
HB 1118clarify certain provisions about discharging firearms in safety zones. 
HB 1122define the limitations of interstate compacts relating to the collection of civil fines. 
HB 1124create the South Dakota school safety fund to assist certain school districts in enhancing school safety, and to make an appropriation therefor. 
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 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 1177prohibit certain use of handheld electronic wireless communication devices while driving and to provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1185revise certain provisions relating to nonresident waterfowl licenses. 
HB 1192designate the Black Hills Mining Museum in Lead as the official mining museum of South Dakota. 
HB 1249revise the required hours in a school term for certain grade levels. 
HB 1254provide for producer payback for distributed generation to small-scale renewable energy systems. 
HC 1001Honoring the 2013 Dakota Valley High School Panthers Volleyball Team. 
HC 1002Honoring the 2013 Canton High School football team. 
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. 
HCR 1012Recognizing the honor and remember flag as the designated symbol of South Dakota's concern and commitment to honoring and remembering all members of the United States Armed Forces who have lost their lives while serving, or as a result of service, and their families. 
HCR 1019Petitioning Congress to reauthorize federally provided terrorism reinsurance for insurers. 
HCR 1025Reaffirming the value of South Dakota's groundwater resources and recognizing the need for ongoing evaluation of our groundwater management. 
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 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