Representative Drew Dennert — 2018


Picture of Representative Drew Dennert

Party: Republican
Term: New Member
District: 03
Counties: Brown
Occupation: Rancher/Farmer

Home Address:
902 S. High St.
Aberdeen, SD 57401

Home: 605-252-1008
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business:

Email: Drew.Dennert@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

TaxationMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 414 
TransportationMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 413 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1175exempt certain sales of goods and services by minors from the sales tax. 
HB 1176revise certain provisions regarding campaign finance disclosure reports. 
HB 1177revise certain provisions relating to the circulation of a petition for an initiated measure. 
HB 1220revise the penalty for certain offenses regarding the manufacture, sale, or possession of alcohol in a powdered, condensed, or other concentrated form under most circumstances. 
HB 1305authorize independents to vote at a primary election under certain conditions. 
HJR 1005Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to fishing, hunting, and trapping. 
SB 111revise certain provisions regarding expenditures incurred during civil proceedings. 
SB 200prohibit certain actions by the state regarding refugee resettlement. 
SC 36Honoring The Salvation Army for their dedication and service to the Aberdeen Community for one hundred twenty-five years. 

Co Sponsor

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 1083revise certain provisions regarding permits to carry a concealed pistol and to declare an emergency. 
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 1089repeal the South Dakota certified beef program and to transfer remaining funds from the South Dakota certified beef fund. 
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 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 1108restrict the disclosure of personal information regarding motor vehicle records. 
HB 1120provide equal access for all students to activities sponsored by the South Dakota High School Activities Association or school districts. 
HB 1122require legislative approval for tuition and fee increases at institutions of higher education. 
HB 1124allow certain persons with a felony conviction to apply for a concealed pistol permit. 
HB 1127revise certain provisions relating to fees charged for security freezes. 
HB 1130establish who may submit plans and specifications for certain waste water systems. 
HB 1131authorize certain road district trustees and employees to receive compensation under a district contract. 
HB 1132revise the sponsorship and advertising agreements between certain alcoholic beverage licensees. 
HB 1133revise certain provisions regarding operating a vehicle after consumption of a controlled drug or substance. 
HB 1140revise certain provisions regarding access to public water. 
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 1172revise certain provisions regarding meetings of certain public bodies. 
HB 1180revise certain provisions regarding violations of county and municipal ordinances. 
HB 1186provide for a legislative review of the Board of Regents. 
HB 1187require grant performance measurement information be displayed on the department website. 
HB 1188establish certain provisions regarding postsecondary tuition assistance programs. 
HB 1189revise certain provisions and penalties regarding inducements for school attendance and overreporting of school enrollment. 
HB 1191provide the State-Tribal Relations Committee certain subpoena power. 
HB 1194allow certain students to be excused from participating in certain assessments, examinations, and tests. 
HB 1206decrease the rate of the gross receipts tax imposed on certain visitor-intensive businesses. 
HB 1207revise certain provisions that prohibit the issuance of certain licenses and permits if a debt is being collected by the obligation recovery center. 
HB 1211require that certain property tax opt out decisions be referred to a vote. 
HB 1212revise certain provisions regarding the custody of a minor child. 
HB 1214revise certain provisions regarding the State Conservation Commission and conservation districts. 
HB 1215revise certain provisions regarding reorganization of certain school districts with low enrollment. 
HB 1219revise certain provisions regarding the use of night vision equipment in hunting. 
HB 1228provide for the crime of aggravated rape and provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1256revise certain provisions regarding the age at which children shall begin school. 
HB 1266provide funds for the purpose of increasing wages for certain employees of community support providers and nursing facilities. 
HB 1268provide for revised dates to prefile legislation. 
HB 1273revise certain provisions regarding convention facility on-sale licenses to sell alcoholic beverages. 
HB 1276provide a property tax exemption to parents of certain students receiving alternative instruction. 
HB 1280revise certain provisions regarding the calculation of suspended prison sentences. 
HB 1287revise certain provisions regarding multiple employer trusts. 
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 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 1008Honoring and commending Jermaine Robinson and Brandon Peguese for their bravery in pulling Tami Crate from a burning vehicle and saving her life. 
HC 1013Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventieth anniversary on June 14-16, 2018. 
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 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 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 1026Honoring Sylvan Vigness, a veteran of the United States Navy, who received a Purple Heart for injuries sustained during the Second World War for his outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the people of the State of South Dakota and the United States. 
HC 1028Honoring the life and public service of former State Representative Hal Wick on the occasion of his death on March 7, 2018. 
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 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. 
HJR 1003Rescinding House Joint Resolution 1001, adopted by the Ninetieth Legislature of the State of South Dakota. 
HJR 1008Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to amendments to the Constitution. 
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 72revise certain provisions regarding historical license plates for motor vehicles. 
SB 76revise certain provisions regarding voter registration. 
SB 79authorize for voters with no party affiliation to sign nominating petitions for candidates with a party affiliation. 
SB 85require the Legislature to use the rules of procedure as adopted by the preceding session of the Legislature. 
SB 86revise certain requirements when a local unit of government sells surplus property through a real estate broker. 
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 92provide a felony penalty for the intentional injury or disfigurement by certain corrosive materials. 
SB 93revise certain provisions regarding the intentional exposure of others to certain diseases. 
SB 94establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. 
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. 
SB 104repeal and revise certain provisions relating to the requirements for a permit to carry a concealed pistol. 
SB 106establish certain provisions regarding the placement of a foster child with a relative or close family friend. 
SB 108revise certain provisions regarding the practice of cosmetology. 
SB 109repeal the licensing requirements for interpreters for the deaf. 
SB 112repeal certain provisions requiring the attorney general to obtain the consent of the Governor prior to commencing an investigation. 
SB 114revise certain provisions regarding the removal and storage of abandoned vehicles. 
SB 133revise the retention of state fiscal records. 
SB 137revise certain provisions regarding the minimum hunting age. 
SB 139revise certain provisions relating to child support. 
SB 140revise provisions regarding an objection to a custody or visitation order. 
SB 150provide property tax relief through the creation of the property tax relief fund. 
SB 165revise certain provisions regarding child custody and visitation and the enforcement of those provisions. 
SB 166repeal certain provisions regarding the inspection of moisture and protein-measuring devices. 
SB 167revise certain provisions regarding the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor. 
SB 181provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. 
SB 198provide for the protection of free speech on the campuses of public institutions of higher education. 
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. 
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 2Endorsing the right to work provisions in the South Dakota Constitution and in the Labor Management Relations Act that prohibit forced union membership. 
SCR 3Committing the Legislature and urging the Governor, the Supreme Court, and the Attorney General to secure the blessings of life and liberty for South Dakota's posterity. 
SCR 4To include the South Dakota Department of Legislative Audit in upcoming South Dakota Department of Transportation financial reviews of operators of rail lines owned by the State of South Dakota. 
SCR 7Supporting the State of Israel. 
SCR 8Requesting federal natural resource agencies to refrain from designating wilderness areas in South Dakota without approval of the Legislature. 
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 12Urging the Environmental Protection Agency to update the Clean Air Act to allow mid-range ethanol blends in all standard automobiles. 
SCR 13Recognizing the root cause of the global war on terror. 
SCR 14Encouraging Congress and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to overturn the rules regarding electronic logging devices. 
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. 
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. 
SJR 5Proposing and submitting to the voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota regarding the maximum annual change in general fund appropriations. 

Hearings

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