Senator Ryan Maher — 2018


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Assistant Majority Leader

Party: Republican
Term: New Member
District: 28
Counties: Butte, Corson, Dewey, Harding, Perkins, Ziebach
Occupation: Insurance Agent/Restaurant Owner

Home Address:
PO Box 237
117 N. Main St.
Isabel, SD 57633

Home: 605-466-2371
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business: 605-865-3577

Email: Ryan.Maher@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 
Local GovernmentMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 412 
State AffairsMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

SB 1revise certain provisions regarding tax deed procurement. 
SB 3increase the amount of unobligated cash that may be transferred to the building South Dakota fund after the end of a fiscal year. 
SB 4revise certain provisions relating to the contractor's excise tax revenues that are deposited into the building South Dakota fund. 
SB 5establish a tax refund program for certain workforce housing projects. 
SB 6require that the unobligated cash balance of the building South Dakota fund be used in determining the allocation of unobligated general funds. 
SB 88revise certain provisions in regarding disinterment permits. 
SB 101prohibit certain nondiscriminatory pricing between malt beverage suppliers and malt beverage wholesalers. 
HB 1089repeal the South Dakota certified beef program and to transfer remaining funds from the South Dakota certified beef fund. 

Co Sponsor

SB 2provide additional funding for the housing opportunity fund by redistributing certain building South Dakota funds. 
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 75establish certain provisions regarding the dispensing of biological products. 
SB 76authorize the use of tribal identification cards for the purpose of voter registration. 
SB 85require the Legislature to use the rules of procedure as adopted by the preceding session of the Legislature. 
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 92provide a felony penalty for the intentional injury or disfigurement by certain corrosive materials. 
SB 93revise certain provisions regarding the intentional exposure of others to certain diseases. 
SB 95revise certain provisions regarding ingestion of certain controlled substances. 
SB 96designate chislic as the official nosh of the State of South Dakota. 
SB 98revise certain provisions regarding the 911 emergency surcharge, the public safety 911 emergency fund, and revenue distribution and to repeal the 911 emergency surcharge sunset clause. 
SB 99authorize the release of certain 911 emergency surcharge information to public safety answering points. 
SB 100establish certain provisions related to grant monitoring and review. 
SB 102revise certain provisions defining gifts from registered lobbyists to public officials. 
SB 103prohibit aliens who are not lawfully present in the United States from attending any public postsecondary educational institution or from receiving certain educational financial assistance. 
SB 106establish certain provisions regarding the placement of a foster child with a relative or close family friend. 
SB 108revise certain provisions regarding the practice of cosmetology. 
SB 110establish certain findings pertaining to pre-abortion counseling practices by abortion providers in South Dakota and to amend provisions regarding mandatory third-party pre-abortion counseling. 
SCR 3Committing the Legislature and urging the Governor, the Supreme Court, and the Attorney General to secure the blessings of life and liberty for South Dakota's posterity. 
SJR 2Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the militia of the state. 
SJR 3To apply for a convention of states under Article V of the Constitution of the United States to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government and limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government. 
HB 1077update certain language regarding capital punishment and to revise the mandatory sentence for persons with an intellectual disability convicted of murder in the first degree. 
HB 1081extend the effective date of certain provisions regarding the recreational use of nonmeandered water. 
HB 1083reduce certain fees for enhanced permits to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1090revise the deposits of the proceeds from the sale of certain surplus real estate at the South Dakota Veterans' Home. 
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 1104revise certain provisions regarding the arrest of certain victims of domestic abuse. 
HB 1107revise and repeal various provisions regarding the construction and maintenance of county and township highways and bridges. 
HB 1109provide for parole eligibility and early final discharge for certain inmates. 
HC 1005Honoring the South Dakota Association of Rural Water Systems, Inc. on being named 2017 State Association of the Year. 
HC 1006Expressing gratitude and admiration for all the men and women who are in active military service, who are veterans, or who are or have been first responders in our state. 
HCR 1001Calling for statewide recognition of the brain drain currently taking place in South Dakota and urging state and local officials to take action to attract new residents to the state after they graduate. 
HCR 1002Recognizing the great need and offering support for additional mental health services in western South Dakota. 

Hearings

01/22 09:00 AM Senate Local GovernmentSB 88revise certain provisions in regarding disinterment permits.