Senator Bob Ewing — 2018


Picture of Senator Bob Ewing

Majority Whip

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 31
Counties: Lawrence
Occupation: Business Owner/Rancher

Home Address:
PO Box 607
120 W. Dakota St.
Spearfish, SD 57783

Home: 605-722-5559
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business: 605-641-9095

Email: Bob.Ewing@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 412 
Local GovernmentMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 412 
State AffairsChair MWF 10:00 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

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. 
HCR 1003Promoting a resilient and healthy Black Hills forest through endorsement of the forest management principles identified in "Black Hills Resilient Forest Strategy" published December 2017. 

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 74create an exception to the minimum difference in age between adoptive parent and child. 
SB 82revise certain provisions providing for the inspections of large passenger vehicles used by nonprofit organizations. 
SB 87revise certain provisions regarding the lawful possession of firearms in certain locations. 
SB 88revise certain provisions in regarding disinterment permits. 
SB 90revise certain provisions regarding the payment of taxes and fees before transferring title of mobile homes or manufactured homes. 
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 96designate chislic as the official nosh of the State of South Dakota. 
SB 99authorize the release of certain 911 emergency surcharge information to public safety answering points. 
SC 1Honoring Ruhama Tereda of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Girls State Governor and Bridger Gordon of Whitewood, 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. 
SC 4Commending and honoring the 2016-2017 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: Dan Leikvold, Lead-Deadwood, School Superintendent; Belinda Miller, Sioux Valley, Middle School Principal; Susan Kurtz, West Central, School Business Official; Kim Johnson, Vermillion, Elementary School Principal; Bud Gusso, Douglas, Secondary School Principal; Todd Foster, Brookings, Assistant Secondary School Principal; Marge Stoterau, Brandon Valley, Curriculum Leader; and Tracy Kelly-Christensen, James Valley Education Coop, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. 
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 1073provide for the protection of free speech on the campuses of public institutions of higher education. 
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 1083reduce certain fees for enhanced permits to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1085adopt the Uniform Unsworn Domestic Declarations Act. 
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 1105revise certain provisions regarding the validation of absentee ballot signatures. 
HB 1107revise and repeal various provisions regarding the construction and maintenance of county and township highways and bridges. 
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 68revise certain provisions regarding the assistance provided to counties by state firefighting resources. 
01/22 02:00 PM SenateSB 69allow certain registration and permit documents to be stored and presented electronically.