Representative Jim Bolin — 2017


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Majority Whip

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 1096provide for the exemption of certain schools from a tuition limitation applied to some bordering state school districts. 
HB 1098revise certain provisions regarding the exemption of motor vehicles from the motor vehicle excise tax. 
HB 1114prohibit the state from using federal funds for state highway maps. 
HB 1128require the court to consider the preference of certain children when awarding child custody in divorce actions. 
HB 1179revise certain provisions regarding the exemption of certain boats from the excise tax on large boats. 
HB 1209require any public body of the state to accept as valid all information on a person's birth certificate. 
HB 1241revise certain provisions regarding the petition signatures required for initiated measures and referred laws. 
HC 1001Recognizing Tony Metzgar for his act of saving a life. 
HC 1002Recognizing Isabel Trobaugh for her service to the community of Elk Point. 
HC 1003Recognizing Helen Sweeter of Worthing for the honors and recognition she has received for an exemplary life of service to her family, church, and community. 
HC 1004Recognizing the achievements of Victoria "Tori" Johnson of Elk Point. 
HC 1007Recognizing Sabrina Swee for her excellence and achievements in the area of culinary arts. 
HC 1030Honoring the Canton High School wrestling program. 
HCR 1001Recognizing the outstanding public service of President Harry Truman. 
SB 91revise certain provisions concerning the information on the forms provided to persons who sign initiated constitutional amendments, referred laws, or initiated measures. 
SC 6Honoring Allyson Monson of Clark, South Dakota, Girls State Governor, and Andrew Flannery of Elk Point, 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. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1001repeal the Midwestern Regional Higher Education Compact. 
HB 1060revise certain provisions regarding the South Dakota Board on Geographic Names. 
HB 1075revise the area for certain open units where nonresident waterfowl licenses are issued. 
HB 1085provide for the forfeiture of any vehicle used by a person convicted of a third offense for driving under the influence. 
HB 1091establish certain requirements regarding insurance for vehicles used to provide rides for a transportation network company and to exempt vehicles used to provide these rides from certain commercial licensing requirements. 
HB 1093revise certain provisions that prohibit a defendant from contacting a victim before a court appearance. 
HB 1107ensure government nondiscrimination in matters of religious beliefs and moral convictions. 
HB 1109exempt from liability persons who voluntarily maintain certain no maintenance roads. 
HB 1111require the high school interscholastic activities association to promulgate major policy statements under the procedures of the administrative rules process. 
HB 1112establish certain procedures regarding a transgender policy for the purposes of participation in high school activities and to declare void any present transgender policy of any association recognized under chapter 13-36. 
HB 1121revise certain provisions concerning the regulation of vehicle dealers. 
HB 1124prohibit the use of tanning devices by minors. 
HB 1149provide authority to establish a special purpose district for recreational purposes. 
HB 1150revise certain provisions concerning the property tax exemption provided to local industrial development corporations. 
HB 1157require that a doctor provide a woman additional information as a part of informed consent prior to performing an abortion. 
HB 1158provide for state coordination in the resettlement of refugees. 
HB 1164provide for a special interest motor vehicle license plate for certain vehicles under certain conditions. 
HB 1166revise certain provisions regarding the penalty for identity theft while using an unauthorized credit card. 
HB 1167revise certain provisions regarding the use of a suspended imposition of sentence for a misdemeanor and a felony. 
HB 1180limit the terms of certain conservation easements. 
HB 1187allow the Office of the Secretary of State to refuse to file certain documents. 
HB 1188exempt certain operations of school buses from commercial motor vehicle fees. 
HB 1189provide for the inspection and review of a state-mandated academic achievement test taken by a student. 
HB 1204provide a sales and use tax exemption for certain nonprofit corporations created for the purpose of fire protection. 
HB 1210revise certain provisions regarding on-sale alcoholic beverage licenses for municipal auditoriums and convention halls and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1212revise requirements related to pregnancy help centers. 
HB 1217provide for the employment of chiropractors by corporations under certain conditions. 
HB 1224facilitate participation by South Dakota residents in an ABLE savings program. 
HB 1234require the approval of the Legislature before the state adopts certain changes to the Medicaid program. 
HB 1238revise the powers and duties of the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. 
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 1024Commending the South Dakota National Guard's Company C, l-189th Aviation Regiment of Rapid City, South Dakota on being awarded the General John J. Pershing Trophy. 
HC 1025Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 211th Engineer Company of Madison and DeSmet, South Dakota, on being awarded the Eisenhower Trophy. 
HC 1031Honoring the House of Representatives of the Ninety-First Legislature of the State of South Dakota as the inaugural champions of the 2016 Legislative Dodgeball Match. 
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. 
HCR 1008Urging Congress to support and to ask the United States Secretary of State to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline project. 
HCR 1011Opposing the recent actions of the EPA and the President with regards to the Waters of the United States federal rule and applauding the South Dakota congressional delegates who opposed such actions. 
HCR 1013Recognizing the positive economic impact sportsmen and sportswomen have in South Dakota. 
HCR 1014Calling for the United States to save Christians, Yazidis and people of other faiths from persecution and genocide. 
HCR 1015Commending Taiwan's presidential election; supporting Taiwan's efforts to secure entry to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the signing of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and the Bilateral Investment Agreement (BIA) with the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile and for strengthening and expanding sister-state ties between South Dakota and Taiwan. 
HCR 1017Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial and mutually beneficial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota. 
HJR 1001Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article IV, section 3 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the powers and duties of the Governor. 
SB 1revise certain provisions regarding the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. 
SB 5revise the procedure to initiate a school district boundary change. 
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 72prohibit the abortion of an unborn child who is capable of experiencing pain and to provide a penalty therefor. 
SB 73clarify certain provisions regarding open meetings. 
SB 85revise certain provisions regarding motorcycle license plates. 
SB 90ensure that members of the public are able to access and record public meetings. 
SB 93revise certain provisions regarding the homestead exemption. 
SB 95allow certain candidates for elective office to pay filing fees in lieu of submitting nominating petitions, and to create the election filing fee fund. 
SB 96revise the expense reimbursement for members of the Board of Pardons and Paroles. 
SB 97provide for the automatic removal of all petty offenses, municipal ordinance violations, and Class 2 misdemeanor charges or convictions from background check records after ten years under certain conditions. 
SB 103authorize the Board of Regents to transfer certain real property to South Dakota State University Growth Partnership, Ltd. for research park purposes. 
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 115permit car rental companies to include certain fees in a rental agreement. 
SB 119require legislative authority for refugee actions under South Dakota law. 
SB 121authorize certain duties for the sergeant at arms and assistant sergeant at arms. 
SB 140eliminate life sentences for defendants under the age of eighteen at the time of the crime. 
SC 9Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled