Senator Reynold F. Nesiba — 2018


Picture of Senator Reynold F. Nesiba

Party: Democrat
Term: New Member
District: 15
Counties: Minnehaha
Occupation: College Professor

Home Address:
201 S. Menlo Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Home: 605-371-6311
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business:

Email: Reynold.Nesiba@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Committee on AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 
Joint Committee on AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 

Interim Committees

AppropriationsMember 
Extraordinary Cost Fund of Special Education StudyMember 

Prime Sponsor

SB 10provide for the resolution of conflicts by multiple initiated measures and amendments to the Constitution adopted at the same election. 
SB 11revise certain provisions regarding the time period during which petition sponsors may submit ballot measures to the Legislative Research Council for review and comment. 
SB 12require petition circulators for certain ballot measures to make available the full text of the ballot measure to petition signers. 
SB 77revise certain provisions regarding information provided to ballot question committees. 
SB 97provide a special motor vehicle license plate for certain women veterans. 
SB 120require a minimum amount of paid sick leave for employees. 
SB 121prohibit employers from obtaining, seeking, or using certain prior salary information. 
SB 135revise certain provisions regarding the collection of confidential communications records. 
SB 136authorize other languages to be used in the process of issuing certain driver licenses and permits. 
SB 159revise the designated use of the additional net revenue from sales taxes collected from certain remote sellers. 
SB 195establish certain provisions regarding the state procurement process for internet, data, and telecommunications services. 
SCR 6Recognizing the seventieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on December 10, 2018, and the celebration of Human Rights Day. 
HB 1004revise certain provisions regarding petition forms for initiated measures and initiated amendments to the Constitution. 
HB 1006revise the extent of comments required by the director of the Legislative Research Council regarding certain ballot measures and the period of time in which those comments are to be made. 
HB 1101revise certain provisions regarding used motorcycles offered for sale at an event. 
HB 1155create provisions regarding the language development of deaf and hard-of-hearing students. 
HB 1237revise certain provisions regarding voting in elections. 
HB 1238lower the state sales and use tax on certain food items and to increase the rate of taxation for the sales and use tax on certain goods and services. 
HB 1294increase the tax on certain alcoholic beverages and to distribute the revenue. 

Co Sponsor

SB 13revise certain provisions regarding the director of the Legislative Research Council issuing fiscal notes for certain ballot measures. 
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 76revise certain provisions regarding voter registration. 
SB 84revise certain provisions regarding public records. 
SB 88revise certain provisions in regarding disinterment permits. 
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 102revise certain provisions defining gifts from registered lobbyists to public officials. 
SB 129revise certain limitations and penalties concerning campaign contributions. 
SB 130make an appropriation to the building South Dakota fund and to provide for the disbursement thereof. 
SB 131create the career and technical education consortium grant program and the career and technical education consortium fund. 
SB 132establish the Early Learning Advisory Council. 
SB 133revise the retention of state fiscal records. 
SB 134provide for the transfer of funds from the future fund to the education enhancement trust fund for the purpose of funding needs-based grants. 
SB 148revise the list of organizations that may approve and accredit a nonpublic school. 
SB 152revise certain provisions relating to the sale and possession of tobacco products. 
SB 162prohibit school lunch shaming. 
SB 163require certain reports in the event of an oil spill. 
SB 164prohibit certain instances of inserting a urinary catheter without consent of the patient. 
SB 177require an annual increase in certain state employee pay by an increase in the consumer price index. 
SB 183provide funds to the precision agriculture fund by revising the allocation of petroleum release compensation and inspection fee revenues and online lottery revenues and to repeal the ethanol fuel fund. 
SB 186prohibit the cancellation or nonrenewal of a health insurance policy for a preexisting condition. 
SB 192provide for the disclosure of certain documents and records of public officials. 
SB 197revise certain provisions on the protection of historic properties. 
SB 199revise certain provisions regarding nonmeandered waters. 
SB 205authorize the production and sale of industrial hemp. 
SB 206revise certain provisions to authorize for the inclusion of legislators in the South Dakota Retirement System. 
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 9Honoring the Brookings County Youth Mentoring Program. 
SC 37Honoring and congratulating Nash Hutmacher for winning the 285 pound weight class at the 2017 State Class A Wrestling Tournament. 
SC 40Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. 
SC 41Commending and honoring the service and sacrifice of Army Corporal Branden Stackenwalt of Rapid City to our country and to soldiers recovering from post traumatic stress disorder. 
SC 43Congratulating and recognizing Brittany Jessen from the University of South Dakota as the only player to be named Summit League Setter of the Year for the third consecutive season. 
SC 53Celebrating the memory and homecoming of Sergeant Philip James Iyotte and honoring him for his selfless service and ultimate sacrifice during the Korean War. 
SC 54Honoring and congratulating Nash Hutmacher for winning the Class "A" South Dakota State Wrestling Tournament in 2017 and 2018. 
SCR 1Honoring the memory and accomplishments of President Grover Cleveland. 
SCR 5Recognizing the tribal council of the Oglala Sioux Tribe in its petition to the Legislature for redress of grievances pursuant to the First Amendment of the United States Constitution and Article VI  
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. 
SCR 14Encouraging Congress and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to overturn the rules regarding electronic logging devices. 
SCR 17Supporting and encouraging the continued evaluation of the Native American achievement school program at Todd County Middle School. 
SJR 9Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the authorization of certain games of chance in the City of Yankton. 
SR 1Confirming the legitimacy of, and South Dakota's support for, the 1868 Treaty of Fort Laramie. 
HB 1005revise certain requirements for a recitation regarding the effect of a vote on certain ballot measures. 
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 1076authorize townships to use a tax levy for emergency medical services. 
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 1080revise certain requirements to qualify for emblem specialty plates for motor vehicles. 
HB 1090revise the deposits of the proceeds from the sale of certain surplus real estate at the South Dakota Veterans' Home. 
HB 1091revise certain requirements for a legal newspaper. 
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 1118make an appropriation to allow the Veterans Services Center in Sioux Falls to resume and enhance operational services on Saturdays. 
HB 1123prohibit certain persons suffering from a severe mental illness from receiving capital punishment. 
HB 1125revise the minimum purchase price for the off-sale delivery of certain alcohol. 
HB 1128revise certain provisions regarding increases in teacher compensation. 
HB 1140revise certain provisions regarding access to public water. 
HB 1168revise certain provisions regarding the abandonment or dissolution of television translator districts. 
HB 1171establish a nonbeneficiary student scholarship program for certain students attending tribally controlled colleges and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1213revise certain provisions regarding telephone and telegraph corporations. 
HB 1214revise certain provisions regarding the State Conservation Commission and conservation districts. 
HB 1218establish an independent legislative redistricting commission. 
HB 1222prohibit the sale of fireworks to certain persons and to create a penalty therefor. 
HB 1224prohibit certain extractive activities in the Black Hills. 
HB 1226revise certain provisions regarding tax compacts with Indian tribes. 
HB 1227create a Commission on Indian Affairs. 
HB 1242provide for freedom of expression for students in school-sponsored media. 
HB 1252prohibit certain government entities from restricting the wearing of tribal regalia during certain events. 
HB 1253require schools to provide instruction on South Dakota's tribal history, culture, and government. 
HB 1264authorize the construction of the precision agriculture building and certain renovations at South Dakota State University, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1267prohibit campaign contributions from certain government contractors and certain attorneys. 
HB 1268provide for revised dates to prefile legislation. 
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 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. 
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 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 1022Commending and honoring Shannon Tjaden for being selected as the 2017-18 Elementary Teacher of the Year by the Society for Health And Physical Educators (SHAPE) of South Dakota. 
HC 1023Recognizing and congratulating Oran Sorenson on his induction into the State Wrestling Hall of Fame. 
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 1004Urging the Governor to fuel the state fleet with premium E-30 fuel. 
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. 
HCR 1011Making formal application to the United States Congress to lawfully enable the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide per diem reimbursement to eligible veterans in need of assisted living services. 
HCR 1013Amending the Joint Rules to require a majority vote to disapprove a commemoration. 
HCR 1014Amending the Joint Rules by adding a new rule regarding the voting record of each legislator. 
HJR 1003Rescinding House Joint Resolution 1001, adopted by the Ninetieth Legislature of the State of South Dakota. 
HJR 1009Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to Article III of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, providing for state legislative redistricting by an independent commission. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled