Representative Keri K. Weems — 2018


Picture of Representative Keri K. Weems

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 11
Counties: Minnehaha
Occupation: Stay-at-Home Mother

Home Address:
7308 W Lancaster St
Sioux Falls, SD 57106


Capitol:


Session Committees

EducationMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 413 
TaxationMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1186revise the eligibility requirements for the opportunity scholarship by allowing a student to take the ACT or SAT test after graduating from high school. 
HB 1187require the Department of Revenue and Regulation to maintain an internet site that allows the public to search for certain property assessment and taxation information. 
HB 1188require the property tax notification sent to taxpayers to include taxable value, assessed value, and market value of the property. 
HB 1189require a review of any proposal to establish a new board or add duties to an existing board. 
HB 1190prohibit lodging establishments from automatically charging a fee for a safe. 
HB 1288allow any school district that qualifies for both the declining enrollment allowance and the growing enrollment payment in the same fiscal year to only benefit from the one that provides the most additional funding to the district. 
HB 1289revise the state aid formula by limiting the declining enrollment allowance to only those school districts that lose at least ten students from one year to the next. 
HB 1291allow students who have dyslexia to receive special education or special education and related services. 
HC 1025Recognizing and congratulating the 2007 Sioux Falls Roosevelt Rough Riders Football Team for winning the State Class 11AA Football Championship. 
SB 88require abortion facilities to offer sonograms to pregnant women under certain circumstances. 
SB 135require that all statutorily mandated reports to the Legislature be provided in electronic form. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1007make form and style revisions to certain taxation and revenue statutes. 
HB 1105revise certain provisions relating to the recording and indexing of homestead descriptions. 
HB 1123establish a state renewable and recycled energy objective and to provide certain reporting requirements. 
HB 1136revise certain provisions regarding the registration of business names. 
HB 1150provide for the recall of certain school district officials. 
HB 1154require an opportunity for public testimony at public meetings. 
HB 1155provide for the practice and regulation of licensed midwives. 
HB 1156revise the composition of local boards of equalization. 
HB 1161revise certain provisions regarding secondary roads within townships. 
HB 1164authorize the purchase or lease of computer hardware and software through the general fund of school districts. 
HB 1175provide partial reimbursement to legislators for constituent services. 
HB 1180appropriate money for the Northern Crops Institute. 
HB 1182revise certain provisions related to property tax assessments for elderly and disabled persons. 
HB 1193require abortion facilities to offer sonograms to pregnant women under certain circumstances. 
HB 1197revise certain provisions regarding the requirement of passenger restraint in a passenger vehicle. 
HB 1198revise the amount of a judgment in a petty offense case. 
HB 1205make annual salary increases for legislators consistent with annual increases for other state officials and employees. 
HB 1206increase the salaries of legislators. 
HB 1213provide a uniform standard for processing of accident and health carrier policy rate and form filings. 
HB 1218increase the maximum allowable outstanding amount of bonds issued by the Health and Educational Facility Authority on behalf of the four technical institutes. 
HB 1219revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2008 regarding appropriations to the Department of Education for the payment of bonds at the technical institutes. 
HB 1220make an appropriation to the postsecondary technical institutes for the maintenance and repair of buildings, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1221create the postsecondary technical institute auxiliary fund and to provide continuing funding to the postsecondary technical institutes for the costs of maintenance and repair. 
HB 1222create the postsecondary technical institute auxiliary fund and to provide continuing funding from the future fund to the technical institutes for the start-up costs of new programs being created to meet workforce development needs. 
HB 1223create the postsecondary technical institute auxiliary fund and to provide continuing funding from the future fund to the technical institutes for the cost of replacing old or outdated equipment to meet workforce development needs. 
HB 1225direct the Department of Education to undertake a study of the state's school districts and the efficiency of the statewide delivery of education services to the state's students. 
HB 1230appropriate money to promote the development of centers for secondary career and technical education. 
HB 1231increase the one-time payments made to school districts with growing enrollments. 
HB 1232establish a time for when absentee ballots may be provided for all elections. 
HB 1233bring transparency to state spending by requiring the Bureau of Finance and Management to create a website making certain state government information available to the public. 
HB 1234require the property tax notification sent to taxpayers to include the breakdown of property taxes by each tax levy. 
HB 1237revise certain provisions regarding the prohibition of smoking in certain public places or places of employment. 
HB 1242require the Department of Education and the Board of Regents to establish certain programs for children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing. 
HB 1250increase the salary for legislators. 
HB 1252revise certain procedures regarding real property assessment and taxation, to revise certain criteria for property to qualify for the nonagricultural acreage classification, to repeal the alternative assessment procedure for agricultural land based on agricultural income value, and to repeal certain provisions regarding the assessment of property. 
HB 1257revise certain procedures regarding real property assessment and taxation and to repeal the nonagricultural acreage classification and certain provisions regarding the assessment of property. 
HB 1265prohibit the sale, purchase, use, or possession of alcohol without liquid devices. 
HB 1267appropriation for the lease, lease purchase, or financing of two airplanes for transportation at the University of South Dakota and South Dakota State University, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1279align math and science education with South Dakota's historic and unique scientific opportunities, to direct the Department of Education to initiate Project Lead the Way, to develop a clearinghouse for certain educational opportunities, and to provide for an independent analysis of the state's content standards, and to make an appropriation therefor, and to require the Department of Education to develop a framework for a high school for the twenty-first century, and to require high schools to report on activities and results relative to that framework. 
HB 1287permit taxing districts to revise the base amount of revenue payable from property taxes. 
HB 1297provide a maximum finance charge for short-term consumer loans and title loans. 
HB 1300revise certain provisions related to school district reorganization and to the payment of additional funds to consolidating school districts, and to revise the general state aid to education formula for the purpose of increasing teachers salaries. 
HB 1306allow certain students to participate in the opportunity scholarship program under certain circumstances. 
HB 1307provide for a legislative study of the classifications of real property. 
HB 1312change the South Dakota virtual high school to the South Dakota virtual school. 
HB 1316establish a maximum balance for school district pension funds. 
HB 1317require the Department of Education to develop a pilot program which provides certain school district information on a centralized website and to provide certain reporting requirements. 
HC 1002Honoring Louie Krogman of White River, South Dakota, for setting the all-time scoring record for South Dakota boys' high school basketball. 
HC 1003Honoring Brittany Davis of Waubay as the 2008 South Dakota Snow Queen. 
HC 1013Honoring Lisa Jan Thvedt, of Beresford, South Dakota, for being selected to represent her state as South Dakota's Junior Miss 2007 in the America's Junior Miss Scholarship Program in Mobile, Alabama. 
HC 1014Honoring Eliot Ohlstein, Tian-Li Yue, and Robert Ruffolo, for creating the cardiovascular medicine, CoregĀ®, as a pioneering and life-prolonging therapy for patients with mild to severe heart failure. 
HC 1023Honoring the 2007 University of Sioux Falls Football Team and the students and staff involved in the football program. 
HC 1024Honoring Toby Flint of Brookings as a recipient of a 2008 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
HC 1028Honoring Emma Wang for earning a Siemens Foundation Award for excelling in math and science. 
HC 1029Honoring Daniel Parrott for earning a Siemens Foundation Award for excelling in math and science. 
HC 1030Honoring eleven top seniors from Lincoln High School in Sioux Falls as finalists for the Merit Scholarship Awards. 
HC 1034Honoring Sue Horstmeyer for her years of dedicated service to the South Dakota education system. 
HC 1035Honoring Sarah Thvedt as a distinguished finalist for the Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
HC 1037Commending and honoring Casimir Ziolkowski for pushing forward with his father's dream of the Crazy Horse Memorial. 
HCR 1004Encouraging the use of sunscreen and discouraging young persons from using tanning devices. 
HCR 1005To declare March 29, 2008, as Vietnam Veterans Day, in South Dakota. 
HCR 1009Supporting full funding, at the federal level, for immigration and custom enforcement officers for the detention of persons who have been determined to be in South Dakota illegally and have been reported to them by local law enforcement officers. 
HCR 1011Expressing the Legislature's consummate respect and appreciation for the service of Master Sergeant Woodrow Wilson Keeble, Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate, a recipient of the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military award. 
HJR 1002Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article XIV of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota to clarify which educational institutions are under the control of the Board of Regents. 
HJR 1003To propose a constitutional amendment to repeal certain reimbursement restrictions for travel by legislators to and from a legislative session. 
SB 10include Dakota and Nakota with certain requirements for instruction in the Lakota language. 
SB 82revise certain provisions concerning the accumulation of funds by counties for capital outlay purposes. 
SB 87reduce the period of effectiveness for cease and desist orders issued to certain dealers. 
SB 89direct the State-Tribal Relations Committee to hold hearings on certain issues related to Native American health care. 
SB 95increase certain fees collected by sheriffs for collecting delinquent taxes. 
SB 97revise certain provisions regarding property condition disclosure statements. 
SB 107authorize county special assessments for certain improvements, maintenance, and repair to roadways in unorganized townships. 
SB 112revise eligibility requirements for continuation of health care coverage. 
SB 113exempt certain individual health benefit plans from certain premium rating requirements. 
SB 114allow for risk pool eligibility and rate flexibility for certain health insurance conversion plans. 
SB 128revise certain provisions regarding the modification of credit card agreements. 
SB 129revise the grounds for which continuation or conversion is not required for group health policies. 
SB 132clarify provisions regarding the continuation of coverage after an employer ceases business operations. 
SB 136require convicted sex offenders to register their online identifiers, to allow limited release of online identifier information in the sex offender registry to certain communications service entities, to make an appropriation therefor, and to provide penalties to violations thereof. 
SB 144to prohibit age misrepresentation with intent to solicit a minor and to provide a penalty therefor. 
SB 172appropriate money to the Department of Public Safety to fund the South Dakota Highway Patrol. 
SB 174revise certain provisions relating to the exercise of eminent domain by railroads. 
SB 176authorize the Legislative Research Council to remodel, renovate, and furnish certain facilities on the fourth floor of the State Capitol Building for use by the Legislature, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 189revise certain provisions regarding public records and the accessibility of public records. 
SB 194provide for the establishment of public charter schools, of the State Board for Public Charter Schools, and the creation, operation, and maintenance of public charter schools. 
SB 199revise certain provisions concerning public meetings. 
SC 14Commending the Stratford Community Theatre and its many volunteers for building social and economic bonds in their local communities through the performing arts. 
SCR 1Supporting the use of video cameras in state, tribal, and local law enforcement vehicles. 
SCR 2Urging Congress to provide additional funding for tribal historic preservation offices. 
SCR 6Recognizing the Boys and Girls Clubs of the South Dakota Alliance and commending the individuals, communities, and tribes that financially support the clubs. 
SCR 10Urging the Congress and the President of the United States to restore funding for the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System. 
SCR 11Commending youth mentoring programs across the state. 
SCR 12Recognizing the United States of America Women's Olympic Softball Team. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled