Senator R. Blake Curd — 2018


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Majority Leader

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 12
Counties: Lincoln, Minnehaha
Occupation: Orthopedic Surgeon

Home Address:
38 S. Riverview Hts.
Sioux Falls, SD 57105

Home: 605-331-5890
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business: 605-331-5890

Email: Blake.Curd@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Joint Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 
Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 
Joint Select Committee on Joint RulesMember Call of Chair 11:30 AM Room 423 
State AffairsMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 414 
TransportationMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 423 

Prime Sponsor

SB 71revise certain provisions related to a license renewal for the practice of medicine, osteopathy, surgery, or obstetrics. 

Co Sponsor

SB 67permit a victim of child sex trafficking or exploitation to expunge any criminal or delinquency record obtained as a result of the victimization. 
SB 68revise certain provisions regarding the assistance provided to counties by state firefighting resources. 
SB 69allow certain registration and permit documents to be stored and presented electronically. 
SB 70define the term, serve, for the purposes of regulating the sale and use of alcoholic beverages. 
SB 74create an exception to the minimum difference in age between adoptive parent and child. 
SB 79authorize for voters with no party affiliation to sign nominating petitions for candidates with a party affiliation. 
SB 80establish term limits for members of the Board of Regents. 
SB 88revise certain provisions in regarding disinterment permits. 
SB 89establish term limits for members of the Board of Education Standards. 
SB 91authorize the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide for the design, construction, and equipping of a state veterans cemetery in Sioux Falls, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 93revise certain provisions regarding the intentional exposure of others to certain diseases. 
SB 94establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. 
SB 96designate chislic as the official nosh of the State of South Dakota. 
SC 5Commending and honoring the 2017 Tea Area High School Titans Boys Soccer Team and the students and staff involved in the program. 
SC 6Commending and honoring the 2017 Tea Area High School Boys Basketball Team and the students and staff involved in the program. 
SC 7Commending and honoring Joan Allison, a second grade teacher at Legacy Elementary, on being named Tea Area School District's Teacher of the Year. 
HB 1001revise the membership of the Executive Board of the Legislative Research Council. 
HB 1072revise certain provisions regarding trusts. 
HB 1075authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the construction of the Madison Cyber Labs (MadLabs) and the demolition of Lowry Hall at Dakota State University, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1081extend the effective date of certain provisions regarding the recreational use of nonmeandered water. 
HB 1102clarify certain provisions regarding the great seal of South Dakota and to establish a penalty for misrepresentation of the great seal. 
HB 1103require state agencies to comply with the appropriate display or use of the state seal. 
HB 1109provide for parole eligibility and early final discharge for certain inmates. 
HJR 1001Proposing and submitting to the voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, removing the Legislature's authority to set legislator salaries for a regular legislative session. 

Hearings

01/22 10:00 AM Senate Health and Human ServicesSB 71revise certain provisions related to a license renewal for the practice of medicine, osteopathy, surgery, or obstetrics.