Senator Craig Kennedy — 2018


Picture of Senator Craig Kennedy

Party: Democrat
Term: New Member
District: 18
Counties: Yankton
Occupation: Attorney

Home Address:
101 W. 31st St.
Yankton, SD 57078

Home: 605-661-0128
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business: 605-665-3000

Email: Craig.Kennedy@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Commerce and EnergyMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 423 
JudiciaryMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 413 

Prime Sponsor

SB 8establish provisions as to how campaign contribution limits apply to certain aggregate contributions. 
SB 95revise certain provisions regarding ingestion of certain controlled substances. 
SB 102revise certain provisions defining gifts from registered lobbyists to public officials. 
HB 1085adopt the Uniform Unsworn Domestic Declarations Act. 

Co Sponsor

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 76authorize the use of tribal identification cards for the purpose of voter registration. 
SB 77revise certain provisions regarding required campaign finance disclosure statements submitted by ballot question committees. 
SB 79authorize for voters with no party affiliation to sign nominating petitions for candidates with a party affiliation. 
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 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. 
SC 2Congratulating and honoring the 2017 Madison High School Football Team and the students and staff involved in the football program. 
SC 3Congratulating and honoring the Colman-Egan Hawks Football Team for an excellent season and a victorious performance in the 2017 Class 9B State Football Championship. 
SCR 1Honoring the memory and accomplishments of President Grover Cleveland. 
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 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 1080requirements to qualify for emblem specialty plates for motor vehicles. 
HB 1089repeal the South Dakota certified beef program and to transfer remaining funds from the South Dakota certified beef fund. 
HB 1092revise certain requirements regarding municipal annexation resolutions. 
HB 1100require a name be printed on public contracts. 
HB 1101revise certain provisions regarding used motorcycles offered for sale at an event. 
HB 1104revise certain provisions regarding the arrest of certain victims of domestic abuse. 
HB 1109provide for parole eligibility and early final discharge for certain inmates. 
HB 1118make an appropriation to allow the Veterans Services Center in Sioux Falls to resume and enhance operational services on Saturdays. 
HB 1119revise certain provisions regarding riparian buffer strips. 
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 1009Recognizing and congratulating the Sioux Falls Storm for the team's successes both on and off the playing field. 
HJR 1002Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, regarding filling legislative vacancies. 

Hearings

01/22 02:00 PM SenateSB 8establish provisions as to how campaign contribution limits apply to certain aggregate contributions.