Senator Bob Ewing — 2017


Picture of Senator Bob Ewing

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 31
Counties: Lawrence
Occupation: Business Owner/Rancher

Home Address:
PO Box 607
120 W. Dakota St.
Spearfish, SD 57783

Home: 605-722-5559
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business: 605-641-9095

Email: Bob.Ewing@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 412 
Local GovernmentChair MWF 7:45 AM Room 412 
TaxationMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 423 

Prime Sponsor

SB 80increase the selling price of a towed vehicle that exempts the seller of the vehicle from certain vehicle dealer licensing requirements. 
SB 83authorize a board of county commissioners to designate certain section line roads and secondary roads as no maintenance and to revise certain provisions to vacate, change, or locate a highway by a board of county commissioners. 
HB 1071revise the number of signatures required for a nominating petition for sanitary district trustees. 
HB 1123authorize alcoholic beverages to be sold, served, and consumed in certain on-sale licensees during an extended period of time. 
HC 1005Honoring Paul Young of Spearfish as the 2014 winner of the South Dakota Municipal League Excellence in Municipal Government Award. 
HC 1032Honoring the 75th anniversary of the Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™, and recognizing Deadwood as "The Historic Jewel of the Black Hills." 
HCR 1002Supporting the continued operation of the D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery. 

Co Sponsor

SB 73improve public safety regarding juvenile justice. 
SB 75revise the effective period of the travel permit for certain livestock used for rodeo purposes and to declare an emergency. 
SB 76extend the length of time a local livestock ownership inspection certificate is valid for transportation. 
SB 78authorize counties or medical providers to recover inmate healthcare costs from insurers. 
SB 81require persons convicted of driving a vehicle while under influence of alcohol, drugs, or intoxicants to pay certain costs to the county. 
SB 87revise the circumstances creating a vacancy in municipal office. 
SB 88authorize emergency appointments to the municipal election board. 
SB 90require school districts to provide veterans a preference in employment. 
SB 91make an appropriation to support the South Dakota need-based grant program and to declare an emergency. 
SB 92make an appropriation to support the South Dakota critical teaching needs scholarship program and to declare an emergency. 
SB 93impose a gross receipts tax on the rental of certain motorcycles in lieu of the excise tax on motor vehicles. 
SB 94establish a license fee for electric-powered motorcycles. 
SB 101establish certain provisions regarding cancer treatment medication coverage by insurance companies. 
SB 103authorize townships to levy a capital improvement property tax for secondary roads, bridges, and culverts. 
SB 105provide Legislators access to the state capitol complex tunnel system. 
SB 114encourage and protect the teaching of certain scientific information. 
SB 127revise certain provisions regarding operation of hog confinement facilities. 
SB 128revise certain provisions concerning the general requirements that vehicle owners must satisfy before applying for military plates. 
SB 129revise provisions relating to trespass associated with hunting, fishing, or trapping. 
SB 131establish certain provisions regarding stray electrical current and voltage remediation. 
SB 135authorize municipalities to impose an additional sales and use tax for a limited period of time for a specified use. 
SB 136exclude certain municipal taxes from the gross receipts used to determine the tax liability for customers served by electric cooperatives and electric utilities. 
SB 149revise certain provisions regarding the maximum wheel tax that may be imposed by a county. 
SB 150require certain motor vehicles to pay an additional registration fee. 
SB 151revise the distribution of the revenue from petroleum release compensation and tank inspection fees. 
SB 152make an appropriation for certain costs related to mountain pine beetle suppression and to declare an emergency. 
SB 158expand certain licensing exemptions regarding money lenders and mortgage lenders. 
SB 177establish a youth minimum wage. 
SB 181enhance higher education affordability and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SC 5recognizing and honoring South Dakota Farmers Union for its 100th birthday. 
SC 9Commending and honoring the 2014 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
SC 10Honoring the Howard High School Football Team for its 2014 9A State Championship. 
SC 11Honoring the Madison High School Boys Basketball Team for its 2014 Boys State A Basketball Championship. 
SC 21recognizing and commending the 100th anniversary of the Order of the Arrow, the National Honor Society of the Boy Scouts of America. 
SC 26Commending and honoring Vern DeGeest on his retirement from teaching, coaching, and administrating after fifty-four years in South Dakota schools. 
SC 29Honoring Kendra Peterson of Sisseton as 2015 Miss Rodeo South Dakota. 
HB 1066clarify that the required notice requirements related to continuing contracts do not apply to employees of postsecondary technical institutes. 
HB 1079revise the deadline for the Department of Health's annual report regarding abortions. 
HB 1081repeal certain provisions regarding county officials and the board of county commissioners. 
HB 1083require reimbursement to certain entities for fire suppression and extinguishment costs. 
HB 1084expand collateral eligible to be pledged as security for public deposits. 
HB 1085revise certain provisions regarding the requirement for performance securities. 
HB 1087authorize trust protectors to be a party to a legal action to remove trustees or pursue legal action for and on behalf of trusts. 
HB 1096revise certain procedures for issuing a permit to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1113repeal and revise certain motor vehicle and boat damage and salvage disclosure requirements. 
HB 1121authorize township boards to establish speed zones on township roads. 
HB 1122authorize township boards to designate certain roads as no maintenance roads. 
HB 1130prohibit an abortion provider from accepting payment for an abortion prior to the end of the required informed consent period. 
HB 1132revise certain provisions regarding the titling of motor vehicles, boats, mobile homes, and manufactured homes and the issuance of temporary permits by licensed dealers. 
HB 1136revise certain provisions concerning the administration of unlocatable mineral, leasehold, or royalty interests. 
HB 1139revise certain procedures for competitive sealed bids by public purchasing agencies. 
HB 1146limit who may request to see a person's hunting or fishing license. 
HB 1165revise the composition requirement of the Historic Preservation Commission. 
HB 1173revise certain provisions regarding liability of parties involved in frivolous or malicious civil actions. 
HB 1215provide for an optional enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. 
HC 1004Commending the Sioux Valley High School Competitive Cheer Team and coaches for the 2014 South Dakota State Class A Competitive Cheer championship. 
HC 1012Congratulating and commending the Hamlin High School football team for winning the 2014 State 9B Football Championship. 
HC 1036Honoring and Commending Abbigail Boner of Castlewood, South Dakota, for receiving a 2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
HCR 1007opposing the EPA's guidelines to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from existing fossil fuel-fired power plants in a manner that will cause economic harm. 
HCR 1009Designating 2015 as the "Year of Remembrance for the Centennial Since the Commencement of the Armenian Genocide of 1915-1923" in South Dakota and urging Congress and the President of the United States to formally and consistently recognize and reaffirm the historical truth that the atrocities committed against the Armenian, Greek, and other Christians living in their historical homelands in Anatolia constituted genocide and to work towards equitable, stable, and durable Armenian-Turkish relations and a fair, just, and comprehensive international resolution of this crime against humanity. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled