Senator Al Novstrup — 2018


Picture of Senator Al Novstrup

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 03
Counties: Brown
Occupation: Small Business Owner

Home Address:
1705 Northview Ln.
Aberdeen, SD 57401

Home: 605-360-9711
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business: 605-360-9711

Email: Al.Novstrup@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 363 
Joint AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 
Legislative ProcedureVice-Chair Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 

Prime Sponsor

SB 97revoke professional or trade licensure obtained through false degrees. 
SB 120provide for the registration and administration of navigators under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and to declare an emergency. 
SB 136ensure available replacement parts and services for consumers of manufactured goods. 
SB 167revise the title of the task force responsible for implementing and overseeing the assessment of agricultural land and to assign the task force certain other oversight responsibilities. 
SB 183revise the trust fund requirements for perpetual cemeteries, and to declare an emergency. 
SC 26Honoring and commending Millicent Atkins for her boundless generosity and selfless nature. 
HB 1137revise the title of the task force responsible for implementing and overseeing the assessment of agricultural land and to assign the task force certain other oversight responsibilities. 
HB 1139limit the fees a government entity may charge a person to provide public documents. 
HB 1168provide for additional safety measures on amusement rides and to provide a penalty for failure to properly insure an amusement ride or device. 
HB 1170revise certain notice requirements for reporting motor vehicle accidents. 
HB 1174provide a death benefit for certain public safety officers killed in the line of duty. 
HB 1180provide that no entity that places children for adoption or performs abortions may be registered as a pregnancy help center. 
HB 1255provide for regulation of certain short-term, small dollar consumer loans and to provide a penalty therefor. 
HJR 1006Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article XI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to revenue and expenditure limits for the State of South Dakota. 

Co Sponsor

SB 62establish a comprehensive evaluation of the common core state standards and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 63protect the privacy of the records of individual students. 
SB 64require a waiting period prior to the adoption of new uniform content standards and to provide for an opportunity for public comment for all new content standards. 
SB 68adopt the uniform real property electronic recording act, to use an existing funding source to implement the provisions of this Act, and to revise certain provisions concerning electronic recording. 
SB 80provide a credit to homebuilt aircraft for sales and use taxes when paying the aircraft registration tax and to make a reimbursement to the aeronautics fund for the amount of the credit granted. 
SB 81prohibit the possession of certain items in jails, to provide a penalty therefor, and to revise the penalty for the procurement of certain items into a jail. 
SB 84update certain statutes relating to notification of certain transfers. 
SB 85revise certain provisions regarding confidential criminal justice information. 
SB 90revise certain provisions related to the High School Activities Association. 
SB 96exempt certain purchases for law enforcement, fire protection, and emergency medical and transport services from the general provisions regarding procurement of public safety equipment for the state and its political subdivisions. 
SB 117establish a county highway capital improvement fund and to levy a capital improvement property tax for county highways, secondary roads, bridges, and culverts. 
SB 119update and revise the statutes relating to the South Dakota Board on Geographic Names. 
SB 123require the Department of Social Services to develop a procedure to screen and test applicants for certain financial assistance benefits to determine if the applicants are using controlled substances. 
SB 124revise certain reimbursement provisions relating to legislators-elect and newly appointed legislators. 
SB 125prohibit registered sex offenders from loitering in certain areas. 
SB 127make an appropriation to fund the Teach for America grant program. 
SB 131provide that a truancy complaint is grounds to refuse a certificate for excuse from school attendance. 
SB 133clarify certain statutes prohibiting political subdivisions from restricting firearms, to assert the sovereignty of the State of South Dakota with regards to the regulation of arms and weapons, and to provide recourse and penalties for violations. 
SB 142increase legislative salaries subject to certain conditions and restrictions. 
SB 145encourage schools to provide instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. 
SB 160exempt the production of certain plants and sod from sales and use taxes. 
SB 163prohibit a social host from permitting the underage consumption of alcoholic beverages on the social host's premises and to provide penalties therefor. 
SB 165develop a systematic process for the performance management review of state agencies. 
SB 171recognize certain federal forms as sufficient to direct the disposition of the body of a servicemember. 
SB 172revise certain provisions relating to services performed by dental hygienists. 
SB 177make an appropriation to provide contingency funds to be made available for unanticipated costs related to medical services and to declare an emergency. 
SC 1Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days Festivities on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary on June 19, 20, and 21, 2014. 
SC 4Honoring Madison Mead of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, as Girls State Governor, and Tyson Mitzel of Westport, South Dakota, as Boys State Governor, and commending the South Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary for their sponsorship and coordination of the Girls State and Boys State programs. 
SC 14Honoring Warner High School athletic teams on their outstanding performances in the 2013 season, resulting in the achievement of the Class B KELO Cup. 
SC 15Honoring the 2013 Warner High School Girls Basketball Team on their victorious performance at the 2012-2013 Class B South Dakota High School Girls Basketball State Tournament 
SC 16Honoring the Warner High School Volleyball Team for an excellent season and for its victorious performance at the 2013 Class B State Volleyball Tournament. 
SC 18Honoring former Senator Stan Adelstein for his service to the State of South Dakota. 
SC 19Commending and honoring LuAnn Lindskov, 2014 South Dakota Teacher of the Year. 
SC 20Honoring the Dakota Valley High School Dance Team on winning the 2013 Class A Dance Grand State Title for the fourth year in a row. 
SC 21Honoring and commending Dial-A-Move Relocation Services of Aberdeen, South Dakota, for receiving the 2013 Enterprise Award from the American Moving and Storage Association. 
SC 31Honoring Dalton Howe as a recipient of the 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
SC 33Honoring Nathan Duerre as a recipient of the 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
SC 34Congratulating and honoring Cheryl Hovorka for her excellent service and leadership to the South Dakota American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program. 
SC 35Congratulating and honoring Katerina Renken on her excellent creativity and representation of South Dakota in the 2013 VSA International Children's Art Program. 
SCR 3Urging the members of the South Dakota Congressional delegation to sponsor and support the Marketplace Fairness Act, or similar legislation that would grant the states authority to collect sales and use tax on remote sales. 
SCR 4Celebrating and honoring the Historic Homestake Opera House in Lead on the occasion of its centennial on August 31, 2014. 
SCR 7Expressing support for all South Dakota high school students learning and practicing the basic skills of hands-only Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) prior to graduation. 
HB 1005appropriate funding to provide technology-oriented professional development for teachers. 
HB 1069revise the maximum redemption fee for property tax deeds. 
HB 1074revise certain provisions concerning actions prohibited near polling places. 
HB 1087change how rural fire protection districts conduct elections. 
HB 1129prohibit the use of certain explosive targets in the Black Hills Forest Fire Protection District. 
HB 1130authorize the use of crossbows for hunting big game animals during the firearm season. 
HB 1136limit the authority of delegates to a limited Article V convention to vote for unauthorized amendments contrary to legislative instructions and to provide a civil fine for the violation thereof. 
HB 1143repeal certain provisions regarding unemployment insurance benefit eligibility of workers attending approved training. 
HB 1150require that the pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States be recited at the start of each school day in every public school classroom. 
HB 1162prohibit the practice of sex-selective abortions, to establish certain procedures to better ensure that sex-selective abortions are not practiced in South Dakota, and to provide penalties therefor. 
HB 1220appropriate money to the tax relief fund and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1230revise certain provisions concerning the county tax levy for highways and bridges and to permit counties to levy the existing highway and bridge reserve fund tax to make necessary road and bridge improvements. 
HB 1238provide for the impoundment of license plates after multiple driving under the influence offenses. 
HB 1241prohibit the dismemberment or decapitation of certain living unborn children and to provide penalties therefore. 
HC 1014Commending and honoring Technical Sergeant Christopher Wilsey for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. 
HC 1020Commending and honoring Ms. Bethany Buell Firsick, 2013 National Champion Pole Vaulter. 
HC 1021Commending and honoring Alexa Duling, a 2013 Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship recipient. 
HC 1033Honoring Kerri Young of Mitchell, South Dakota, on her outstanding achievement in Mitchell High School girls basketball. 
HC 1057Recognizing and honoring the American Association of State Troopers 2013 Trooper of the Year recipient, Trooper Andrew Steen. 
HCR 1009Urging the federal government to enforce United States immigration laws and not grant amnesty to those who have entered the United States illegally. 
HCR 1012Recognizing the honor and remember flag as the designated symbol of South Dakota's concern and commitment to honoring and remembering all members of the United States Armed Forces who have lost their lives while serving, or as a result of service, and their families. 
HCR 1018Recognizing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) as a serious and chronic disease in South Dakota. 
HJR 1004Making formal application to Congress to call an Article V convention of the states for the sole purpose of proposing a federal balanced budget amendment. 
HJR 1005to apply for a Convention of the States under Article V of the Constitution of the United States. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled