Representative Timothy R. Johns — 2018


Picture of Representative Timothy R. Johns

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 31
Counties: Lawrence
Occupation: Lawyer

Home Address:
110 S. Main St.
Lead, SD 57754

Home: 605-722-3189
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business: 605-717-2889

Email: Timothy.Johns@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

EducationChair MWF 7:45 AM Room 413 
JudiciaryVice-Chair MWF 10:00 AM Room 413 
Select Committee on Discipline and ExpulsionChair Call of Chair 3:00 PM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1085adopt the Uniform Unsworn Domestic Declarations Act. 
HB 1112revise certain provisions regarding contested paternity. 
HB 1121revise the fees for certain on-sale and off-sale retail liquor licenses. 
HB 1123prohibit certain persons suffering from a severe mental illness from receiving capital punishment. 
HB 1144authorize a public body to conduct certain deliberations in an executive or closed meeting. 
HB 1170revise law on notarial acts. 
HB 1254revise certain provisions regarding conditional bonds in domestic abuse actions. 
HCR 1002Recognizing the great need and offering support for additional mental health services in western South Dakota. 
SB 8establish provisions as to how campaign contribution limits apply to certain aggregate contributions. 
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 90revise certain provisions regarding the payment of taxes and fees before transferring title of mobile homes or manufactured homes. 
SB 185revise certain provisions regarding criminal record expungement. 
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. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1002revise certain provisions concerning campaign finance requirements. 
HB 1003revise certain provisions concerning the content of the campaign finance disclosure reports and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1072revise certain provisions regarding trusts. 
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 1080revise certain requirements to qualify for emblem specialty plates for motor vehicles. 
HB 1082revise certain provisions regarding licensure for the lending of money. 
HB 1084revise certain provisions regarding garnishment disclosure forms. 
HB 1086exempt certain assisted living facilities from the salon license requirement. 
HB 1087allow certain students to test for cosmetologist, esthetician, and nail technician licensure. 
HB 1088revise the consignment sales requirements for dealers of motorcycles, off-road vehicles, snowmobiles, boats, and boat trailers. 
HB 1093authorize certain insurance transactions and policies in a language other than English. 
HB 1102revise certain provisions regarding the use and display of the great seal of South Dakota. 
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 1110increase the penalty for certain subsequent convictions of hiring for sexual activity or promoting prostitution. 
HB 1111revise certain definitions regarding criminal street gang activity. 
HB 1114establish certain requirements for students enrolling in resident school districts or assigned schools after participating in open enrollment. 
HB 1125revise the minimum purchase price for the off-sale delivery of certain alcohol. 
HB 1140revise certain provisions regarding access to public water. 
HB 1157authorize certain alcohol manufacturers and wholesalers to enter into sponsorship agreements with certain alcohol retail licensees. 
HB 1160transfer victim services from the Department of Social Services to the Department of Public Safety, to increase a surcharge to increase revenues to the crime victims' compensation fund, and to revise certain provisions regarding the awarding of claims from the fund. 
HB 1165repeal certain provisions providing for a pilot charter school for Native American students if the state had received a federal grant. 
HB 1166revise certain provisions regarding waivers recommended by the School Finance Accountability Board. 
HB 1167revise certain provisions regarding the appointment of county commissioners to county planning commissions. 
HB 1174revise certain provisions regarding rights for crime victims. 
HB 1195revise certain provisions regarding refunds of motor vehicle license fees. 
HB 1197prohibit public school administrators from participating in collective bargaining. 
HB 1198prohibit school districts from compensating official labor union representatives or negotiators. 
HB 1202make an appropriation to the University of South Dakota law school. 
HB 1204revise certain provisions regarding power of attorney. 
HB 1245make an appropriation to the Equal Access to Our Courts Commission. 
HB 1259revise certain provisions regarding political party conventions. 
HB 1268provide for revised dates to prefile legislation. 
HB 1278revise certain provisions regarding the extradition of fugitives by Indian tribes. 
HB 1292revise the process by which courts consider appeals of decisions regarding conditional use requests. 
HB 1293increase the penalty for certain assaults committed against firefighters, ambulance service, or health care facility personnel while engaged in the performance of their duties. 
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 1011Congratulating Augustana University on its 100th anniversary in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and recognizing the university's continued impact on students and communities throughout the state. 
HC 1015Honoring Brian Garrett for his outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the Oglala Lakota people. 
HC 1016Commending the entire South Dakota Army National Guard on being elected as the overall winner in the 2017 Army Communities of Excellence Awards. 
HC 1017Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 155th Engineer Company on being awarded the Itschner Award and the Reserve Family Readiness Award. 
HC 1019To honor and celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Vermeer Corporation and their contribution to the farming industry. 
HC 1020Commending the Department of Game, Fish and Parks and the landowners of South Dakota on thirty years of partnership to provide public hunting access through the Walk-In Area program. 
HC 1021Honoring and thanking Bonnie Luecke for her thirty-one years of dedicated service to Detachment 780, Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps, at South Dakota State University. 
HC 1027Honoring and thanking Spink County Deputy Sheriff Jason Kraft for his brave and honorable service and his heroic life saving actions. 
HC 1028Honoring the life and public service of former State Representative Hal Wick on the occasion of his death on March 7, 2018. 
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. 
HCR 1005Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2018 as National Social Work Month. 
HCR 1006Commemorating the life of George Speaker Mickelson and calling for a bust of Mickelson to be displayed in the lobby of the State House of Representatives. 
HCR 1010Recognizing and honoring William Mervin "Billy" Mills, also known as Tamakoce Tek'hila, for his unselfish and loyal contributions to the State of South Dakota and to his country. 
HJR 1003Rescinding House Joint Resolution 1001, adopted by the Ninetieth Legislature of the State of South Dakota. 
HJR 1004Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next election a Constitutional amendment to revise certain provisions relating to the rights of crime victims. 
HJR 1006Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to amendments to the Constitution. 
SB 7revise certain provisions concerning campaign finance limits. 
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 71revise certain provisions related to a license renewal for the practice of medicine, osteopathy, surgery, or obstetrics. 
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 82revise certain provisions providing for the inspections of large passenger vehicles used by nonprofit organizations. 
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 Minnehaha County, to create a veterans cemetery fund, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 95revise certain provisions regarding ingestion of certain controlled substances. 
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 and to revise certain record retention policies. 
SB 111revise certain provisions regarding expenditures incurred during civil proceedings. 
SB 114revise certain provisions regarding the removal and storage of abandoned vehicles. 
SB 132establish the Early Learning Advisory Council. 
SB 152revise certain provisions relating to the sale and possession of tobacco products. 
SB 154revise certain provisions concerning the transfer of motor vehicle titles to satisfy unpaid motor vehicle repair bills. 
SB 180authorize the establishment of pretrial diversion programs. 
SC 8Honoring and commending Rick Williamson for his service to our state and nation and for his service as state commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. 
SC 30Congratulating and honoring the 2017 Canton High School Girls Golf Team and Coach Jeff Keyman for their outstanding accomplishments in 2017. 
SC 38Congratulating and commending the Deuel Cardinals on their Class A High School Gymnastics Championship and their successful 2018 season. 
SC 40Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. 
SC 46Commending Reverend William (Billy) F. Graham, Jr. for his life of evangelistic ministry and efforts to reach the world with the gospel of Christ. 
SCR 9Strengthening the sister-state ties between the State of South Dakota and the Republic of China (Taiwan), supporting the signing of a Bilateral Trade Agreement between Taiwan and the United States, and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. 
SJR 4Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election a new section to Article XII of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the creation and administration of a trust fund with the net receipts from certain unclaimed property. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled