Representative Herman Otten — 2018


Picture of Representative Herman Otten

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 06
Counties: Lincoln
Occupation: Construction

Home Address:
27543 468th Ave.
Lennox, SD 57039

Home: 605-941-1770
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business: 605-941-1770

Email: Herman.Otten@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesChair TTh 7:45 AM Room 464 
Local GovernmentMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1119revise certain provisions regarding riparian buffer strips. 
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. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1074revise certain provisions regarding the creation of business improvement districts. 
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 1078revise certain provisions regarding the removal of security freezes. 
HB 1082revise certain provisions regarding licensure for the lending of money. 
HB 1086exempt certain assisted living facilities from the salon license requirement. 
HB 1088revise the consignment sales requirements for dealers of motorcycles, off-road vehicles, snowmobiles, and boats. 
HB 1093authorize certain insurance transactions and policies in a language other than English. 
HB 1101revise certain provisions regarding used motorcycles offered for sale at an event. 
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 1106authorize hunting preference points to be granted to persons age ten years or older. 
HB 1114establish certain requirements for students enrolling in resident school districts or assigned schools after participating in open enrollment. 
HB 1116revise certain provisions regarding special interest motor vehicle license plates. 
HB 1117revise certain provisions regarding the licensing of historical motor vehicles. 
HB 1118make an appropriation to allow the Veterans Services Center in Sioux Falls to resume and enhance operational services on Saturdays. 
HC 1001Honoring Arlene Kvislen for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota, the Legislature, and the South Dakota House of Representatives. 
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. 
HC 1007Recognizing and congratulating Sioux Falls Little League on their historic first season of Little League Baseball in 2017. 
HC 1008Honoring and commending Jermaine Robinson and Brandon Peguese for their bravery in pulling Tami Crate from a burning vehicle and saving her life. 
HC 1009Recognizing and congratulating the Sioux Falls Storm for the team's successes both on and off the playing field. 
HCR 1002Recognizing the great need and offering support for additional mental health services in western South Dakota. 
SB 71revise certain provisions related to a license renewal for the practice of medicine, osteopathy, surgery, or obstetrics. 
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 95revise certain provisions regarding ingestion of certain controlled substances. 
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. 
SC 5Commending and honoring the 2017 Tea Area High School Titans Boys Soccer Team and the students and staff involved in the program. 
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. 

Hearings

01/22 02:00 PM House of RepresentativesSC 6Commending and honoring the 2017 Tea Area High School Boys Basketball Team and the students and staff involved in the program. 
01/22 02:00 PM House of RepresentativesSC 7Commending and honoring Joan Allison, a second grade teacher at Legacy Elementary, on being named Tea Area School District's Teacher of the Year.