Representative Mike Verchio — 2017


Picture of Representative Mike Verchio

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 30
Counties: Custer, Fall River, Pennington
Occupation: Retired

Home Address:
289 Rainbow Ridge Ct.
Hill City, SD 57745

Home: 605-574-2466
Capitol: 605-773-3851
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Session Committees

State AffairsMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 414 
TransportationChair TTh 10:00 AM Room 413 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1112provide authority to counties to prohibit and restrict the use of fireworks. 
HJR 1002making a formal application to the President of the United States, that the President grant a presidential pardon to Peter L. Larson. 
SB 79revise certain provisions concerning the manner in which county wheel taxes are imposed. 
SB 107increase the period an instructor permit is valid and to revise the requirements to upgrade to an operator's licence or a restricted minor's permit. 
SB 152make an appropriation for certain costs related to mountain pine beetle suppression and to declare an emergency. 

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 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 1079revise the deadline for the Department of Health's annual report regarding abortions. 
HB 1082allow a law enforcement officer to issue a citation without a notary. 
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 1093provide for the exemption of certain students from the requirement to take certain academic assessment tests. 
HB 1095provide access to abandoned cemeteries and private burying grounds. 
HB 1096revise certain procedures for issuing a permit to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1097provide for a reduced minimum fall enrollment for certain school districts. 
HB 1116repeal and revise certain provisions relating to the requirements for a permit to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1119revise certain adoption proceedings regarding the adult adoption of biological children. 
HB 1120revise the provisions related to phase in rate plans for plant additions. 
HB 1121authorize township boards to establish speed zones on township roads. 
HB 1122authorize township boards to designate certain roads as no maintenance roads. 
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 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 1146limit who may request to see a person's hunting or fishing license. 
HB 1152limit the terms of certain conservation easements. 
HB 1161limit certain rule making authority of the South Dakota High School Activities Association. 
HB 1166prohibit the use of tanning devices by minors. 
HB 1167authorize municipalities, counties, and school districts to post certain information on the internet in addition to or in lieu of certain publication requirements. 
HB 1172revise the eligibility requirements for the South Dakota opportunity scholarship to include certain students who reside in bordering states. 
HB 1173revise certain provisions regarding liability of parties involved in frivolous or malicious civil actions. 
HB 1179revise the definition of a veteran. 
HB 1182limit the number of apprentices to be supervised by an electrician. 
HB 1196revise certain driver licensing provisions. 
HB 1203provide for a state assessment and report on the effects of implementing the Clean Air Act. 
HB 1206authorize the concealed carry of pistols on public university campuses under certain circumstances. 
HB 1211repeal the requirement for a marriage license and to provide for a marriage certificate. 
HB 1214require all bicyclists on a highway to wear fluorescent or reflective garments. 
HB 1216repeal the limitation on the total amount of revenue payable from taxes on real property for all taxing districts, except school districts. 
HB 1220provide for the free exercise of religion and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1227authorize counties to impose sales and use taxes. 
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 1022Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for winning the 2014 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. 
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. 
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 1003Urging Congress and the President of the United States to abolish the United States Department of Education. 
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. 
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. 
SB 1revise certain taxes and fees to fund improvements to public roads and bridges in South Dakota, to increase the maximum speed limit on interstate highways, and to declare an emergency. 
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 77allow nursing mothers to breastfeed in certain locations. 
SB 81require persons convicted of driving a vehicle while under influence of alcohol, drugs, or intoxicants to pay certain costs to the county. 
SB 85repeal certain requirements regarding the handlebar height on motorcycles. 
SB 89require the development of school safety plans and to require the conduct of lockdown drills in accredited schools. 
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 100create a leased residential property classification. 
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 104revise certain provisions regarding student surveys. 
SB 105provide Legislators access to the state capitol complex tunnel system. 
SB 117further protect the privacy of certain student information. 
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 135authorize municipalities to impose an additional sales and use tax for a limited period of time for a specified use. 
SB 146authorize funding for an honor guard detail for deceased veterans and to make an appropriation therefor. 
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 158expand certain licensing exemptions regarding money lenders and mortgage lenders. 
SB 164require students to take a civics test to demonstrate knowledge of United States history and government. 
SB 165provide that the financial responsibility policy of a self-insured car rental company is secondary to the financial responsibility policy of the renter. 
SB 168establish a task force to study elder abuse in South Dakota. 
SB 169provide medical care for certain unborn children. 
SB 170increase legislator salary. 
SB 177establish a youth minimum wage. 
SB 188require the Department of Education to use a competitive bidding process when acquiring academic assessments. 
SC 21recognizing and commending the 100th anniversary of the Order of the Arrow, the National Honor Society of the Boy Scouts of America. 
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 8Condemning the growing anti-Semitism in certain countries and extending an invitation to Jewish families from around the world to South Dakota. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled