Senator Jason M. Gant — 2018


Picture of Senator Jason M. Gant

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 11
Counties: Minnehaha
Occupation: Businessman

Home Address:
PO Box 2012
Sioux Falls, SD 57101-2012

Home: 605-362-4725
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business: 605-321-1596

Email: sen.gant@state.sd.us

Session Committees

Commerce and EnergyVice-Chair TTh 10:00 AM Room 423 
Government Operations and AuditChair Call of Chair 7:45 AM Room 363 
Health and Human ServicesMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 412 
Local GovernmentVice-Chair MWF 7:45 AM Room 412 

Prime Sponsor

SB 87reduce the period of effectiveness for cease and desist orders issued to certain dealers. 
SB 131provide for the maintenance and safeguarding of voter registration records. 
SB 135require that all statutorily mandated reports to the Legislature be provided in electronic form. 
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 157revise the surety bond requirements for persons employed by mortgage brokerages. 
SB 158clarify certain provisions regarding the supervision, rehabilitation, and liquidation of insurers. 
SCR 10Urging the Congress and the President of the United States to restore funding for the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System. 
HB 1138prohibit the use of a false academic degree or a degree that is not completed. 
HB 1142authorize additional off-sale retail liquor licenses in certain municipalities. 
HB 1152provide for diabetes management and treatment in schools. 
HB 1156revise the composition of local boards of equalization. 
HB 1161revise certain provisions regarding secondary roads within townships. 
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 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 1231increase the one-time payments made to school districts with growing enrollments. 
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 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. 
HC 1014Honoring Eliot Ohlstein, Tian-Li Yue, and Robert Ruffolo, for creating the cardiovascular medicine, Coreg®, as a pioneering and life-prolonging therapy for patients with mild to severe heart failure. 
HC 1025Recognizing and congratulating the 2007 Sioux Falls Roosevelt Rough Riders Football Team for winning the State Class 11AA Football Championship. 
HCR 1002To commend Taiwan on its contributions to the promotion of freedom, democracy, and human rights, and to support its efforts to join certain international organizations. 
HCR 1003Supporting a Taiwan-United States free trade agreement. 

Co Sponsor

SB 68repeal certain provisions regarding mufflers on motorcycles. 
SB 77repeal the provision that prohibits radio or televison broadcasting or taking of photographs of judicial proceedings from courtrooms. 
SB 88require abortion facilities to offer sonograms to pregnant women under certain circumstances. 
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 133require that any adult arrested for a qualifying offense provide a DNA sample. 
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 181create the South Dakota teachers tuition reimbursement program. 
SB 186revise certain provisions regarding public records. 
SB 189revise certain provisions regarding public records and the accessibility of public records. 
SC 1Honoring and supporting Czech Days in Tabor, South Dakota, on the occasion of its sixtieth anniversary. 
SC 14Commending the Stratford Community Theatre and its many volunteers for building social and economic bonds in their local communities through the performing arts. 
SC 18Commending and honoring the 2007 Habitat for Humanity—South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year: Laurie Shelton, Huron, Beadle County Habitat for Humanity; Barbara Garcia and Mayor Jim Shaw, Rapid City, Black Hills Area Habitat for Humanity; Steve Helling, Brookings, Brookings Area Habitat for Humanity; Melanie Urich, Dacotah Tipis Habitat for Humanity; Rita Edwards, Madison, East Central SD Habitat for Humanity; Harry Kittams, Sioux Falls, Greater Sioux Falls Habitat for Humanity; Doris Holden, Pierre, Oahe Habitat for Humanity; First Financial Bank USA, Okiciyapi Tipi Habitat for Humanity; Clint Waara, Pierre, Sicangu Tikaga Okiciyapi Habitat for Humanity; Thomas Burns, Watertown, Watertown Region Habitat for Humanity; Barb Mechtenberg, Habitat for Humanity of Yankton County; Sicangu Takaga Okiciyapi Habitat for Humanity, Habitat for Humanity Midwest Resource Center; and StarMark, Sioux Falls, Habitat for Humanity—South Dakota, Inc. 
SC 19Honoring an outstanding South Dakota couple, Leonard and Mildred Cimpl, of Tabor, South Dakota, on receiving the Ben Black Elk Award which recognizes individuals who make outstanding contributions to South Dakota's tourism industry. 
SC 24Recognizing and commending the anniversary of the fiftieth annual Schmeckfest in Freeman, South Dakota. 
SCR 8Opposing efforts in Congress to expand the jurisdiction of the federal Clean Water Act by revising the terms "navigable waters" and "waters of the United States". 
SCR 12Recognizing the United States of America Women's Olympic Softball Team. 
SCR 13Opposing the development of the NAFTA Superhighway. 
HB 1121prohibit the employment of illegal aliens and to provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1141prohibit the implanting of a microchip and provide a civil recovery. 
HB 1144make an appropriation for costs related to the purchase of motorcycles for use in the motorcycle safety training courses, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1149revise certain provisions regarding protection orders granted upon a finding of domestic abuse. 
HB 1165prohibit certain immunizations from containing more than trace amounts of mercury. 
HB 1174revise certain provisions related to the composition of water development district boards of directors. 
HB 1175provide partial reimbursement to legislators for constituent services. 
HB 1180appropriate money for the Northern Crops Institute. 
HB 1184create a renewable energy property tax incentive program. 
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 1188require the property tax notification sent to taxpayers to include taxable value, assessed value, and market value of the property. 
HB 1193require abortion facilities to offer sonograms to pregnant women under certain circumstances. 
HB 1202make an appropriation to fund an expansion of Teach for America. 
HB 1205make annual salary increases for legislators consistent with annual increases for other state officials and employees. 
HB 1206increase the salaries of legislators. 
HB 1210prohibit recyclers, scrap metal dealers, or scrap yard operators from purchasing certain beer kegs. 
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 1240increase certain vehicle dealer license fees. 
HB 1241provide licensed dealers additional time to deliver a title under certain conditions and to authorize the establishment of a transaction fee for certain online access to the title and registration system. 
HB 1244require the county planning and zoning commission to publish certain minutes. 
HB 1253require that home studies conducted for custody determinations be completed by certain professionals. 
HB 1260revise sex offender registry provisions for persons without a residence address. 
HB 1271abolish the doctrine of abatement ab initio of a criminal proceeding and to provide for the posthumous sentencing of certain criminal defendants. 
HB 1280revise certain provisions regarding public records and public meetings. 
HB 1297provide a maximum finance charge for short-term consumer loans and title loans. 
HC 1002Honoring Louie Krogman of White River, South Dakota, for setting the all-time scoring record for South Dakota boys' high school basketball. 
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 1023Honoring the 2007 University of Sioux Falls Football Team and the students and staff involved in the football program. 
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 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 1001Requesting the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to give Martha Smith of Fairburn, South Dakota, the hide of a mountain lion she recently killed. 
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. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled