Representative Jim Bolin — 2017


Picture of Representative Jim Bolin

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 16
Counties: Lincoln, Union
Occupation: Retired

Home Address:
403 W. 11th St.
Canton, SD 57013

Home: 605-261-9669
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business: 605-261-9669

Email: Jim.Bolin@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Retirement LawsChair Call of Chair 3:00 PM Room 413 
State AffairsMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 414 
TransportationMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 413 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1091require that the minutes of meetings of any state board or commission include a record of how each individual member voted on certain motions. 
HB 1093provide for the exemption of certain students from the requirement to take certain academic assessment tests. 
HB 1094revise certain provisions regarding the annual minimum wage adjustment. 
HB 1114require certain school districts to compensate teachers for certain continuing education expenses and for the cost of renewing teachers' certificates. 
HB 1115increase the maximum property tax levy for the pension fund of a school district. 
HB 1149revise certain provisions regarding the setting of the salary of legislators. 
HB 1150provide for the annual adjustment of the salary of legislators. 
HB 1151improve public safety through confidential stress management services for emergency service providers. 
HB 1195declare void the transgender policy of the South Dakota High School Activities Association and to establish a determinant in identifying a student's sexual identity for the purpose of participation in high school athletics. 
HB 1200revise certain provisions regarding the exemption of motor vehicles from the motor vehicle excise tax. 
HC 1002Honoring Hunter Paulsen, a senior at Elk Point-Jefferson High School, for his outstanding accomplishments in the sport of cross country. 
HC 1003Commending and honoring the Alcester-Hudson Cubs football team on an outstanding season in 2014. 
HCR 1001Recognizing the difference between the taxes and fees levied by the State of South Dakota. 
HCR 1003Urging Congress and the President of the United States to abolish the United States Department of Education. 
SB 82update outdated language related to domestic abuse. 
SC 15Honoring the Dakota Valley High School Dance Team for winning the 2014 Class A Dance Grand State Title for the fifth year in a row. 
SC 27Congratulating Lindsey Smith for taking a "shot" and for being named the Class A Ms. Volleyball for 2014 and for receiving an Under Armour All-American Volleyball Team Honorable Mention for the 2014-2015 year. 
SCR 5Supporting a stronger South Dakota-China relationship. 
SCR 8Condemning the growing anti-Semitism in certain countries and extending an invitation to Jewish families from around the world to South Dakota. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1069limit the authority of delegates to a limited Article V convention to vote for unauthorized amendments contrary to legislative instructions and to provide a civil fine for the violation thereof. 
HB 1070require school districts to provide special education or special education and related services to resident students receiving alternative instruction. 
HB 1073require a sex offender to report a change in vehicle status to law enforcement. 
HB 1074revise certain notice requirements for reporting motor vehicle accidents. 
HB 1075provide for off-road vehicle trails, to establish a fund to create and maintain the trails, and to provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1083require reimbursement to certain entities for fire suppression and extinguishment costs. 
HB 1086establish the Economic Contingencies Work Group to ascertain the effects of a significant and extended national economic crisis on South Dakota. 
HB 1089ban the practice of female genital mutilation in the state, to provide a penalty therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1097provide for a reduced minimum fall enrollment for certain school districts. 
HB 1118provide for oversight of postsecondary technical institutes. 
HB 1121authorize township boards to establish speed zones on township roads. 
HB 1122authorize township boards to designate certain roads as no maintenance roads. 
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 1130prohibit an abortion provider from accepting payment for an abortion prior to the end of the required informed consent period. 
HB 1137exclude the passing time between classes in the number of hours required in the school term for secondary students. 
HB 1138revise the penalty for the failure to wear a properly adjusted and fastened safety seat belt system in a passenger vehicle. 
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 1158require that a victim's opposition to the death penalty be presented at a presentence hearing. 
HB 1159permit South Dakotans to express opposition to the death penalty when applying for a state issued identification card. 
HB 1166prohibit the use of tanning devices by minors. 
HB 1179revise the definition of a veteran. 
HB 1182limit the number of apprentices to be supervised by an electrician. 
HB 1201revise certain provisions regarding planning and zoning. 
HB 1204provide for a limited number of affordable baccalaureate degree scholarships for students intending to serve as K-12 educators in South Dakota. 
HB 1212criminalize abuse of an unborn child. 
HB 1214require all bicyclists on a highway to wear fluorescent or reflective garments. 
HB 1220provide for the free exercise of religion and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1229revise provisions related to the release of medical waste. 
HC 1004Commending the Sioux Valley High School Competitive Cheer Team and coaches for the 2014 South Dakota State Class A Competitive Cheer championship. 
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 1015Honoring senior Chris Pollema of Dakota Valley High School on his academic success. 
HC 1022Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for winning the 2014 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. 
HC 1023Commending and honoring the Parkston Trojan football team on a successful 2014 season. 
HC 1024Honoring the Parkston High School wrestling team and coach Jared Digmann on their accomplishments. 
HC 1025Honoring the Parkston High School Girls Golf program and coaches Tyler Hockett and Eric Norden on their accomplishments. 
HC 1026Honoring Parkston High School Athletic Director and Girls Basketball Coach Rob Vanlaecken on his career accomplishments and retirement. 
HC 1035Honoring Jessica Benson, an esteemed resident of Rapid City and a student at West Middle School, for achieving national recognition for exemplary volunteer service with a 2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
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 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. 
HJR 1001Making 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 1003Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article XIV of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the authority of the Board of Regents. 
SB 81require persons convicted of driving a vehicle while under influence of alcohol, drugs, or intoxicants to pay certain costs to the county. 
SB 90require school districts to provide veterans a preference in employment. 
SB 104revise certain provisions regarding student surveys. 
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 112revise certain provisions regarding voting rights of a person convicted of a felony. 
SB 114encourage and protect the teaching of certain scientific information. 
SB 117further protect the privacy of certain student information. 
SB 118provide additional transparency for prescription drug plans. 
SB 120revise certain provisions regarding special alcoholic beverage licenses issued in conjunction with special events and to declare an emergency. 
SB 128revise certain provisions concerning the general requirements that vehicle owners must satisfy before applying for military plates. 
SB 131establish certain provisions regarding stray electrical current and voltage remediation. 
SB 146authorize funding for an honor guard detail for deceased veterans and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 157make an appropriation to the state aeronautics fund. 
SB 159exempt certain amateur sports coaches from sales and use tax. 
SB 166revise the method used to calculate the petition signatures to place initiated measures on the ballot and to declare an emergency. 
SB 169provide medical care for certain unborn children. 
SB 183revise the voting requirements regarding the issuance of bonds by public bodies and capital outlay certificates by school districts. 
SB 185increase the motor vehicle excise tax rate and to dedicate a portion of the revenue to the local government highway and bridge fund. 
SB 186revise the procedure for the execution of a warrant. 
SB 188require the Department of Education to use a competitive bidding process when acquiring academic assessments. 
SC 1Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its sixty-seventh anniversary on June 18, 19, and 20, 2015. 
SC 2Commending and honoring Dr. Curtis R. Johnson as the 2014 USA Section President of the International College of Dentists, for his dedicated volunteer service, and for his devotion to the medical profession. 
SC 3Commending and honoring the 2013-2014 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota, including Tim Mitchell, Rapid City, School Superintendent; Anita Stugelmeyer, Lemmon, School Business Official; John Decker, Watertown, Elementary School Principal; Brad Seamer, McCook Central, Secondary School Principal; Peggy Diekhoff, Todd County, Assistant Secondary School Principal; Kym Johnston, Lennox, Curriculum Director; Michelle Powers, Brookings, Director of Special Education; and Rhonda Gross, Arlington, Middle School Principal, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. 
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 17Recognizing the 136th anniversary of the Fort Robinson Outbreak and commending the Annual Fort Robinson Memorial Breakout Run. 
SC 21recognizing and commending the 100th anniversary of the Order of the Arrow, the National Honor Society of the Boy Scouts of America. 
SC 22Honoring the 2014 and 2015 Washington High School students of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and their many achievements. 
SCR 1Commending the improvements to health care in South Dakota achieved by the system of care established by the community-based Mission: Lifeline initiative. 
SCR 6to direct the Department of Education to ensure South Dakota students are well-versed in civics and government. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled