Representative Timothy R. Johns — 2017


Picture of Representative Timothy R. Johns

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 31
Counties: Lawrence
Occupation: Lawyer

Home Address:
110 S. Main St.
Lead, SD 57754

Home: 605-722-3189
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business: 605-717-2889

Email: Timothy.Johns@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

EducationVice-Chair MWF 7:45 AM Room 413 
JudiciaryMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 413 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1068revise when a court can grant a cross credit on child support. 
HB 1071revise the number of signatures required for a nominating petition for sanitary district trustees. 
HC 1032Honoring the 75th anniversary of the Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™, and recognizing Deadwood as "The Historic Jewel of the Black Hills." 
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. 
SB 168establish a task force to study elder abuse in South Dakota. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1001establish a wine direct shipment license and wine carrier license to enable the direct shipments of certain wine in South Dakota. 
HB 1002make an appropriation to the Department of Revenue to provide for the electronic submission of reports and taxes related to alcoholic beverages and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1003repeal the alcohol wholesaler tax and to increase the occupational tax on certain alcoholic beverages. 
HB 1004authorize the direct sale of distilled spirits from artisan distillers to retailers and wholesalers. 
HB 1065revise certain provisions related to voting trusts and agreements. 
HB 1067establish maximum reproduction costs for medical records. 
HB 1076permit the submission of a title insurance policy in lieu of an abstract in certain instances. 
HB 1077require parental approval to waive a school counselor privilege regarding a student under sixteen. 
HB 1078adopt the South Dakota Nonprofit Corporation Act. 
HB 1079revise the deadline for the Department of Health's annual report regarding abortions. 
HB 1083require reimbursement to certain entities for fire suppression and extinguishment costs. 
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 1097provide for a reduced minimum fall enrollment for certain school districts. 
HB 1099revise certain provisions related to transferable interests in limited liability partnerships. 
HB 1100clarify how a vacancy on a school board is filled. 
HB 1103revise certain provisions relating to comparative negligence. 
HB 1117provide for the approval of postsecondary courses for certain nonpublic school students and students receiving alternative instruction. 
HB 1118provide for oversight of postsecondary technical institutes. 
HB 1119revise certain adoption proceedings regarding the adult adoption of biological children. 
HB 1123authorize alcoholic beverages to be sold, served, and consumed in certain on-sale licensees during an extended period of time. 
HB 1124authorize motor vehicles to exceed the posted speed limit under certain conditions. 
HB 1128protect certain homestead exemption interests during sale of homestead or separation of owners. 
HB 1129revise the property exempt from process in bankruptcy cases. 
HB 1134revise certain provisions concerning the expungement of arrest records. 
HB 1142revise certain provisions pertaining to the age requirements for sex offender registry registration. 
HB 1153expand the definition of teleconference to include certain meetings conducted through electronic text colloquy and to require the retention of certain records of text colloquy meetings for public inspection. 
HB 1160require a defendant to undergo a mental examination prior to any sentence imposed after a defendant is found guilty but mentally ill. 
HB 1166prohibit the use of tanning devices by minors. 
HB 1179revise the definition of a veteran. 
HB 1181authorize the manufacture of cider in certain amounts. 
HB 1215provide for an optional enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1216repeal the limitation on the total amount of revenue payable from taxes on real property for all taxing districts, except school districts. 
HB 1221authorize unilateral consent in certain divorce proceedings. 
HB 1222revise certain educational requirements for state-certified residential appraisers and state-certified general appraisers. 
HC 1005Honoring Paul Young of Spearfish as the 2014 winner of the South Dakota Municipal League Excellence in Municipal Government Award. 
HC 1006Commending and honoring the Dell Rapids Boys Golf Team for a successful 2014 season. 
HC 1007Commending and honoring the Dell Rapids Quarriers Football Team on a successful 2014 season. 
HC 1012Congratulating and commending the Hamlin High School football team for winning the 2014 State 9B Football Championship. 
HC 1022Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for winning the 2014 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. 
HC 1030Honoring Sheriff Mike Leidholt for his years of dedication, exemplary service, and service as President of the National Sheriffs' Association. 
HC 1036Honoring and Commending Abbigail Boner of Castlewood, South Dakota, for receiving a 2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
HCR 1001Recognizing the difference between the taxes and fees levied by the State of South Dakota. 
HCR 1002Supporting the continued operation of the D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery. 
HCR 1004Addressed to the United States Supreme Court setting forth certain facts and expressly enumerating the grievances of the People of the State of South Dakota, through their elected representatives, with that Court's decision in Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 (1973), and its progeny and calling for that Court to now protect the intrinsic, natural, fundamental rights of the children of our State and nation and the intrinsic, natural, fundamental rights of their pregnant mothers in their relationship with their children, and the mothers' health by reconsidering and overturning the court's decision in Roe. 
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 1008Urging Congress and the President to recognize tribal identification cards as a valid form of identification for all official purposes. 
HJR 1002making a formal application to the President of the United States, that the President grant a presidential pardon to Peter L. Larson. 
SB 73improve public safety regarding juvenile justice. 
SB 80increase the selling price of a towed vehicle that exempts the seller of the vehicle from certain vehicle dealer licensing requirements. 
SB 82update outdated language related to domestic abuse. 
SB 100create a leased residential property classification. 
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 111repeal the provision that invalidates absentee ballots cast by voters who died before the date of the election. 
SB 121prospectively repeal the death penalty. 
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 135authorize municipalities to impose an additional sales and use tax for a limited period of time for a specified use. 
SB 152make an appropriation for certain costs related to mountain pine beetle suppression and to declare an emergency. 
SB 169provide medical care for certain unborn children. 
SCR 6to direct the Department of Education to ensure South Dakota students are well-versed in civics and government. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled