Senator Mike Vehle — 2017


Picture of Senator Mike Vehle

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 20
Counties: Aurora, Davison, Jerauld
Occupation: Retired

Home Address:
132 N. Harmon Dr.
Mitchell, SD 57301

Home: 605-996-5778
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business:

Email: Mike.Vehle@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 412 
JudiciaryMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 413 
TransportationChair MWF 7:45 AM Room 423 

Prime Sponsor

SB 59revise certain provisions regarding the application of the special annual road funding levy. 
SB 104set the time period for when an agency may promulgate rules. 
SB 109require counties to conduct random checkpoints for overweight vehicles as a condition of receiving funds from the bridge improvement grant fund. 
SB 110revise certain provisions regarding motor vehicle fuel not specifically taxed under the fuel excise tax. 
SB 111revise certain provisions regarding the application of the county wheel tax. 
SB 112revise certain provisions concerning tax increment districts. 
SB 141revise the distribution of petroleum release compensation and tank inspection fees, to provide funding for the local bridge improvement grant fund, and to repeal the state capital construction fund, ethanol fuel fund, and ethanol infrastructure incentive fund. 
SB 143require the Legislative Planning Committee to implement a performance management review process. 
SB 156establish certain requirements and protections regarding transportation network companies. 
HB 1003revise certain administrative functions regarding county government. 
HB 1095revise certain allowable time periods regarding the transfer of vehicle ownership. 
HB 1136eliminate the Council on Higher Education Policy Goals, Performance, and Accountability and to transfer its functions to the Legislative Planning Committee. 
HB 1137revise the distribution of registration fees from noncommercial gross weight vehicles. 
HB 1178authorize township boards to prohibit the operation of certain off-road vehicles along township highways. 
HC 1026honoring Jesse Hastings, of Mount Vernon, South Dakota for quick actions that saved the life of his classmate. 

Co Sponsor

SB 2revise the distribution of the revenue from the alcoholic beverage fund. 
SB 57redefine the term, written agreement, relating to contracts between a debtor and creditor. 
SB 69require accredited schools to accept transfer credits for courses taken by students from other accredited schools during the summer and to declare an emergency. 
SB 75establish a grant program for adult community residential services designed to reduce the risk of recidivism, to provide a report to the Legislature, to make an appropriation therefor, and declare an emergency. 
SB 92continue a math pilot project at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 107clarify certain safety zone restrictions on hunting. 
SB 114make an appropriation for certain costs related to the commissioning of the USS South Dakota and to declare an emergency. 
SB 116remove any reference to land ownership being a requirement for participation in any actions pertaining to the creation of or withdrawal from a water development district. 
SB 138authorize the construction of a nursing home facility in Rosebud, South Dakota. 
SB 140eliminate life sentences for defendants under the age of eighteen at the time of the crime. 
SB 157provide additional regulations for commercial breeding operations. 
SB 158revise provisions related to restitution in cases involving juveniles and to declare an emergency. 
SC 1Celebrating and honoring Tabor's annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its sixty-eighth anniversary on June 16, 17, and 18, 2016. 
SC 7Commending and honoring the 2015 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
SC 8Commending and honoring the 2015 Madison High School Bulldogs Football Team and the students and staff involved in the football program. 
SC 9Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary. 
SC 10Recognizing and honoring the South Dakota Arts Council on its fiftieth anniversary of serving South Dakotans and our communities through the arts. 
HB 1002eliminate certain reporting requirements for the county general fund. 
HB 1004make form and style revisions to certain statutes regarding counties. 
HB 1005revise and repeal certain fees that are established to compensate counties for services provided by county officials. 
HB 1056revise certain provisions relating to the veterans' preference in employment. 
HB 1077grant limited immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain related offenses to persons who assist certain persons in need of emergency assistance or who are themselves in need of emergency assistance. 
HB 1078grant limited immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain alcohol related offenses to persons who assist a person in need of emergency assistance or who are themselves in need of emergency assistance. 
HB 1079permit the prescription and possession of an opioid antagonist in certain instances. 
HB 1082codify the list of navigable streams requiring gates. 
HB 1093revise certain provisions that prohibit a defendant from contacting a victim before a court appearance. 
HB 1094increase the commercial fertilizer inspection fee for purposes of fertilizer-related research and education and to create the Nutrient Research and Education Council to promote such research and education. 
HB 1119revise the criteria for incorporation of a new municipality. 
HB 1139clarify the insurer responsible for work done within a railroad crossing. 
HB 1140revise certain provisions regarding county zoning. 
HB 1150revise certain provisions concerning the property tax exemption provided to local industrial development corporations. 
HB 1218require certain notice procedures for any revision of municipal ordinances. 
HC 1012Recognizing and honoring the bravery of South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Zachary Bader. 
HC 1013Recognizing Mark Knight for his election as president of the Associated General Contractors of America. 
HC 1015Honoring Danika Gordon for the outstanding honor of being named one of the top two youth volunteers in South Dakota in the twenty-first annual Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. 
HCR 1002Supporting the selection of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter beddown at Joe Foss Field, 114th Fighter Wing, South Dakota Air National Guard. 
HCR 1005Urging the federal government to refrain from enacting regulations that threaten the reliability and affordability of electric power in the northern great plains. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled