Representative Don Haggar — 2017


Picture of Representative Don Haggar

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 10
Counties: Minnehaha
Occupation: Insurance Sales

Home Address:
PO Box 1532
1201 E. 8th St.
Sioux Falls, SD 57101

Home: 605-360-8130
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business:

Session Committees

State AffairsMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 414 
TaxationMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1066clarify that the required notice requirements related to continuing contracts do not apply to employees of postsecondary technical institutes. 
HB 1180revise certain provisions regarding the regulation of captive insurance companies. 
HB 1203provide for a state assessment and report on the effects of implementing the Clean Air Act. 
HB 1204provide for a limited number of affordable baccalaureate degree scholarships for students intending to serve as K-12 educators in South Dakota. 
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. 
SB 81require persons convicted of driving a vehicle while under influence of alcohol, drugs, or intoxicants to pay certain costs to the county. 
SB 100create a leased residential property classification. 
SB 164require students to take a civics test to demonstrate knowledge of United States history and government. 

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 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 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 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 1113repeal and revise certain motor vehicle and boat damage and salvage disclosure requirements. 
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 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 1145revise certain provisions regarding the payment of salary and compensation to legislators. 
HB 1149revise certain provisions regarding the setting of the salary of legislators. 
HB 1150provide for the annual adjustment of the salary of legislators. 
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 1155require that information be provided to a pregnant mother whose child tests positive for Down syndrome. 
HB 1156prohibit the performance of abortions due to Down syndrome and to provide a penalty therefor. 
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 1173revise certain provisions regarding liability of parties involved in frivolous or malicious civil actions. 
HB 1179revise the definition of a veteran. 
HB 1181authorize the manufacture of cider in certain amounts. 
HB 1212criminalize abuse of an unborn child. 
HB 1220provide for the free exercise of religion and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1229revise provisions related to the release of medical waste. 
HB 1230affirm the sanctity of human life. 
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. 
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 1010honoring Elizabeth Spier of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Girls State Governor, and John Dannenbring of Yankton, South Dakota, Boys State Governor, and commending the South Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary for their sponsorship and coordination of the Girls State and Boys State programs. 
HC 1021Honoring the 2014 Lincoln High School students. 
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. 
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 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. 
HJR 1006to apply for a Convention of the States under Article V of the Constitution of the United States. 
SB 73improve public safety regarding juvenile justice. 
SB 78authorize counties or medical providers to recover inmate healthcare costs from insurers. 
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 114encourage and protect the teaching of certain scientific information. 
SB 117further protect the privacy of certain student information. 
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 166revise the method used to calculate the petition signatures to place initiated measures on the ballot and to declare an emergency. 
SB 168establish a task force to study elder abuse in South Dakota. 
SB 177establish a youth minimum wage. 
SB 188require the Department of Education to use a competitive bidding process when acquiring academic assessments. 
SB 189provide a tax credit to insurance companies that contribute to an organization providing educational scholarships to certain students and instructional supply grants to certain teachers and parents. 
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