Representative Joni M. Cutler — 2018


Picture of Representative Joni M. Cutler

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 14
Counties: Minnehaha
Occupation: Attorney

Home Address:
3801 S Judy Ave
Sioux Falls, SD 57103

Home: 605-371-1120
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business: 605-731-0041

Email: sen.cutler@state.sd.us

Session Committees

JudiciaryChair MWF 10:00 AM Room 413 
State AffairsMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1129establish the Commission on Equal Access to Our Courts and to make an appropriation therefor and to provide for the distribution of any residual funds from class action lawsuits to the commission or other nonprofit charitable organizations. 
HB 1162prohibit the branding of a minor and to provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1163increase the duration of juvenile diversion programs. 
HB 1168clarify the penalty applicable to violations of certain no contact orders. 
HB 1196allow the fingerprinting of children for certain criminal offenses. 
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 1199establish a definition of a building for the purposes of regulating gambling in the City of Deadwood. 
HB 1200clarify the computation for premium tax payable for individual life insurance policies purchased by South Dakota residents. 
HB 1201revise certain provisions regarding the placement or return of abused or neglected children. 
HB 1237revise certain provisions regarding the prohibition of smoking in certain public places or places of employment. 
HB 1260revise sex offender registry provisions for persons without a residence address. 
HB 1297provide a maximum finance charge for short-term consumer loans and title loans. 
SB 77repeal the provision that prohibits radio or televison broadcasting or taking of photographs of judicial proceedings from courtrooms. 
SB 83repeal a medical malpractice limitation applicable to minors aged six or over. 
SB 84revise certain miscellaneous provisions of the trust statutes. 
SB 85revise certain provisions regarding the trust business in banks and the trust company business. 
SB 102revise certain provisions regarding the homestead exemption, personal property exemptions, and insurance and annuity exemptions. 
SB 128revise certain provisions regarding the modification of credit card agreements. 
SB 151revise certain provisions concerning the purchase price and determining just compensation for electric facilities in areas annexed by municipalities. 
SB 187revise the state aid to education formula for the purpose of increasing teachers salaries, to direct the Department of Education to review certain curriculum and to develop a framework for a twenty-first century high school, to create the Teacher Compensation Assistance Program Advisory Council, and to revise certain provisions related to the payment of additional funds to consolidating school districts. 
SB 189revise certain provisions regarding public records and the accessibility of public records. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1007make form and style revisions to certain taxation and revenue statutes. 
HB 1122increase the jurisdictional amount in certain civil actions and small claims proceedings. 
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 1139revise certain provisions of the South Dakota Business Corporations Act regarding the issuance of shares and cumulative voting for directors. 
HB 1145revise certain campaign speech provisions relating to constitutional amendments, initiated measures, and referred laws. 
HB 1146revise certain provisions regarding subsequent administration of an estate. 
HB 1157revise certain provisions relating to the residency or military presence of parties in divorce or separate maintenance proceedings. 
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 1172revise the index factor in the state aid to education formula. 
HB 1184create a renewable energy property tax incentive program. 
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 1214create a required minimum salary for teachers who teach in school districts that receive state aid funding. 
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 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 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 1238revise the limitation period for commencing child abuse prosecutions. 
HB 1239permit persons convicted of driving under the influence to operate a vehicle for 24/7 sobriety testing and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1243impose sales and use taxes on certain advertising services and products and to dedicate the increased tax revenue to the food tax relief fund for the purpose of reducing sales and use taxes on food. 
HB 1245revise the boundaries of the Central Plains, East Dakota, James River, and South Central water development districts, and to revise provisions related to the board of directors in the affected districts. 
HB 1247prohibit certain contract restrictions on the sale of renewable motor fuels by retailers. 
HB 1249allow the Department of Education to enter into certain enrollment agreements with the State of Nebraska. 
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 1253require that home studies conducted for custody determinations be completed by certain professionals. 
HB 1261regulate the right to carry a firearm on the campuses of public institutions of higher education. 
HB 1268establish a statewide minimum teacher salary that school districts must meet within five years and to allow school districts to receive funds through the teachers compensation assistance program to meet the minimum salary requirement. 
HB 1269allow a beer and wine combination license. 
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 1287permit taxing districts to revise the base amount of revenue payable from property taxes. 
HB 1294authorize a class of full-service restaurant on-sale licenses to be issued by first class municipalities. 
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 1004Congratulating coach Eric Smith and players Corey Backer, Parker Hanson, Kyle Cooper, Tyler Pridey, Trevor Mathison, and Levi Smith of the Sioux Falls Washington High School Boys' Golf Team for their 2007 State Class AA Championship season. 
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 1015Honoring five top seniors from Washington High School in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, as finalists for the Merit Scholarship Awards. 
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 1025Recognizing and congratulating the 2007 Sioux Falls Roosevelt Rough Riders Football Team for winning the State Class 11AA Football Championship. 
HC 1027Honoring Jeff Berndt for being selected as the South Dakota Advanced Placement Teacher of the Year. 
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 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. 
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 1001To propose a constitutional amendment to repeal certain provisions of the State Constitution relating to corporations. 
HJR 1003To propose a constitutional amendment to repeal certain reimbursement restrictions for travel by legislators to and from a legislative session. 
HJR 1004To propose a constitutional amendment to provide for a maximum of forty legislative days each year. 
HJR 1005Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to Article XXI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, related to hunting, fishing, and trapping. 
SB 65define intentional exposure to HIV infection by sexual intercourse as a sex crime subject to registry as a sex offender. 
SB 80restrict the release or use of social security numbers by the state and its political subdivisions unless certain security measures are taken. 
SB 81allow persons to place a security freeze on their credit reports without first being victims of identity theft. 
SB 95increase certain fees collected by sheriffs for collecting delinquent taxes. 
SB 103establish certain provisions regarding the use of replacement crash parts in the repair of certain motor vehicles. 
SB 107authorize county special assessments for certain improvements, maintenance, and repair to roadways in unorganized townships. 
SB 108revise certain provisions regarding the directional sign program for certain business establishments located near an interstate or primary highway. 
SB 111extend the prohibition of road hunting of big game to include hunting using certain additional weapons. 
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 126allow municipalities and counties to issue additional on-sale alcoholic beverage licenses. 
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 146repeal certain provisions regarding the minimum wage for tipped employees. 
SB 147revise certain provisions regarding the enforcement of seat belt laws. 
SB 164clarify the application of certain statutes relative to contraception and birth control. 
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 182expand the disclosure of inpatient hospital charges and to provide for the development of a system for the disclosure of charges for outpatient procedures. 
SB 183permit the creation of a transportation district and to establish its powers and bonding authority. 
SB 186revise certain provisions regarding public records. 
SC 3Honoring Tom Schlimgen of Scotland, for his dedication to the sport of baseball and his induction into the South Dakota Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame. 
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 16Recognizing 2007 as the Year of the Coaches at Scotland High School. 
SC 17Honoring an outstanding South Dakota baseball enthusiast and family man Clement C. Fejfar of Tabor, South Dakota, for his unwavering commitment to his country, family, and community. 
SCR 4Urging the United State Congress to remove Section 132 from the College Opportunity and Affordability Act of 2007 before its final passage. 
SCR 5Urging the Midwest Independent System Operator to reconsider its pricing methodology with respect to certain energy transmission costs. 
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