Senator Jason E. Frerichs — 2018


Picture of Senator Jason E. Frerichs

Party: Democrat
Term: Incumbent
District: 01
Counties: Brown, Day, Marshall, Roberts
Occupation: Farmer/Rancher

Home Address:
13507 465th Ave.
Wilmot, SD 57279

Home: 605-938-4273
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business:

Email: Jason.Frerichs@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 412 
EducationMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 423 
Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 
Joint Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 
TaxationMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 423 

Prime Sponsor

SB 2provide for the establishment of river basin natural resource districts. 
SB 102revise certain provisions that dedicate property tax revenue for the financing of tax incremental districts. 
SB 154require that certain employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs be veterans. 
SB 183revise the voting requirements regarding the issuance of bonds by public bodies and capital outlay certificates by school districts. 
SB 184prohibit the sale of tax certificates by certain counties. 
SB 185increase the motor vehicle excise tax rate and to dedicate a portion of the revenue to the local government highway and bridge fund. 
SC 29Honoring Kendra Peterson of Sisseton as 2015 Miss Rodeo South Dakota. 
HB 1164require that certain employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs be veterans. 
HB 1200revise certain provisions regarding the exemption of motor vehicles from the motor vehicle excise tax. 
HB 1216repeal the limitation on the total amount of revenue payable from taxes on real property for all taxing districts, except school districts. 
HB 1217revise certain provisions regarding the James River Water Development District. 
HB 1222revise certain educational requirements for state-certified residential appraisers and state-certified general appraisers. 
HC 1031Honoring the 2015 Huron High School Speech and Debate Team on their outstanding performance. 

Co Sponsor

SB 3provide for mediation of certain drainage disputes. 
SB 4make an appropriation for research concerning the administrative and financial impact of actual use on agricultural land assessments and to declare an emergency. 
SB 5revise certain provisions concerning the assessment and taxation of real property. 
SB 6revise certain provisions concerning the pension and capital outlay tax levies for school districts. 
SB 7revise certain provisions concerning the school district pension fund and capital outlay fund tax levies and to provide property tax opt-out procedures for the capital outlay levy. 
SB 44revise the criteria for classifying property as agricultural land and to provide for additional requirements for small agricultural acreages and timber land to be classified as agricultural land. 
SB 73improve public safety regarding juvenile justice. 
SB 75revise the effective period of the travel permit for certain livestock used for rodeo purposes and to declare an emergency. 
SB 76extend the length of time a local livestock ownership inspection certificate is valid for transportation. 
SB 79revise certain provisions concerning the manner in which county wheel taxes are imposed. 
SB 81require persons convicted of driving a vehicle while under influence of alcohol, drugs, or intoxicants to pay certain costs to the county. 
SB 103authorize townships to levy a capital improvement property tax for secondary roads, bridges, and culverts. 
SB 105provide Legislators access to the state capitol complex tunnel system. 
SB 120revise certain provisions regarding special alcoholic beverage licenses issued in conjunction with special events and to declare an emergency. 
SB 128revise certain provisions concerning the general requirements that vehicle owners must satisfy before applying for military plates. 
SB 131establish certain provisions regarding stray electrical current and voltage remediation. 
SB 136exclude certain municipal taxes from the gross receipts used to determine the tax liability for customers served by electric cooperatives and electric utilities. 
SB 143revise certain provisions regarding group hunting and possession of firearms. 
SB 144establish a tuition reimbursement program for certain teachers who teach in rural school districts. 
SB 146authorize funding for an honor guard detail for deceased veterans and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 147expand Medicaid. 
SB 156require a minimum amount of paid sick leave for employees. 
SB 167revise certain provisions relating to moisture and protein content devices and the fee that may be charged for such devices. 
SB 168establish a task force to study elder abuse in South Dakota. 
SB 180revise certain provisions regarding the production tax for wind energy facilities and to declare an emergency. 
SB 181enhance higher education affordability and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SC 3Commending and honoring the 2013-2014 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota, including Tim Mitchell, Rapid City, School Superintendent; Anita Stugelmeyer, Lemmon, School Business Official; John Decker, Watertown, Elementary School Principal; Brad Seamer, McCook Central, Secondary School Principal; Peggy Diekhoff, Todd County, Assistant Secondary School Principal; Kym Johnston, Lennox, Curriculum Director; Michelle Powers, Brookings, Director of Special Education; and Rhonda Gross, Arlington, Middle School Principal, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. 
SC 5recognizing and honoring South Dakota Farmers Union for its 100th birthday. 
SC 9Commending and honoring the 2014 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
SC 10Honoring the Howard High School Football Team for its 2014 9A State Championship. 
SC 11Honoring the Madison High School Boys Basketball Team for its 2014 Boys State A Basketball Championship. 
SC 15Honoring the Dakota Valley High School Dance Team for winning the 2014 Class A Dance Grand State Title for the fifth year in a row. 
SC 17Recognizing the 136th anniversary of the Fort Robinson Outbreak and commending the Annual Fort Robinson Memorial Breakout Run. 
SCR 1Commending the improvements to health care in South Dakota achieved by the system of care established by the community-based Mission: Lifeline initiative. 
SCR 4Urging Congress to support equity and sales tax fairness. 
SCR 5Supporting a stronger South Dakota-China relationship. 
SCR 6to direct the Department of Education to ensure South Dakota students are well-versed in civics and government. 
SCR 7Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers. 
HB 1103revise certain provisions relating to comparative negligence. 
HB 1117provide for the approval of postsecondary courses for certain nonpublic school students and students receiving alternative instruction. 
HB 1121authorize township boards to establish speed zones on township roads. 
HB 1122authorize township boards to designate certain roads as no maintenance roads. 
HB 1123authorize alcoholic beverages to be sold, served, and consumed in certain on-sale licensees during an extended period of time. 
HB 1138revise the penalty for the failure to wear a properly adjusted and fastened safety seat belt system in a passenger vehicle. 
HB 1145revise certain provisions regarding the payment of salary and compensation to legislators. 
HB 1149revise certain provisions regarding the setting of the salary of legislators. 
HB 1150provide for the annual adjustment of the salary of legislators. 
HB 1152limit the terms of certain conservation easements. 
HB 1153expand the definition of teleconference to include certain meetings conducted through electronic text colloquy and to require the retention of certain records of text colloquy meetings for public inspection. 
HB 1163reinstate certain civil actions for childhood sexual abuse. 
HB 1175prohibit legislation relating to initiated measures for one year after the measure is decided or enacted. 
HB 1179revise the definition of a veteran. 
HB 1182limit the number of apprentices to be supervised by an electrician. 
HB 1196revise certain driver licensing provisions. 
HB 1202revise certain provisions regarding renewable, recycled, and conserved energy sources. 
HB 1207revise certain provisions concerning the school district pension fund and capital outlay fund tax levies, to provide property tax opt-out procedures for the capital outlay levy, and to revise the per student allocation. 
HB 1218create certain funding for education in South Dakota. 
HC 1004Commending the Sioux Valley High School Competitive Cheer Team and coaches for the 2014 South Dakota State Class A Competitive Cheer championship. 
HC 1012Congratulating and commending the Hamlin High School football team for winning the 2014 State 9B Football Championship. 
HC 1015Honoring senior Chris Pollema of Dakota Valley High School on his academic success. 
HC 1017Honoring Arlington Cardinal football players Brody Gilbertson, Kyle Stegeman, Parker Christesen, Alex Heuer, and Richard Jensen. 
HC 1018Honoring the Arlington High School Oral lnterp Team on an outstanding season in 2014. 
HC 1019Honoring Arlington Cardinal volleyball players, seniors Daylee Olson, Josie Parry, Kimberly VanBockern, Nikki Zobel, and Cuinsey Murphy, and junior Bailee Steffensen. 
HC 1020Honoring Huron High School Assistant Principal Mike Radke for being named the 2015 South Dakota Assistant Principal of the Year. 
HC 1022Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for winning the 2014 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. 
HC 1023Commending and honoring the Parkston Trojan football team on a successful 2014 season. 
HC 1024Honoring the Parkston High School wrestling team and coach Jared Digmann on their accomplishments. 
HC 1025Honoring the Parkston High School Girls Golf program and coaches Tyler Hockett and Eric Norden on their accomplishments. 
HC 1026Honoring Parkston High School Athletic Director and Girls Basketball Coach Rob Vanlaecken on his career accomplishments and retirement. 
HC 1036Honoring and Commending Abbigail Boner of Castlewood, South Dakota, for receiving a 2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
HCR 1006to request that a plan be developed for a state ethics commission. 
HCR 1007opposing the EPA's guidelines to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from existing fossil fuel-fired power plants in a manner that will cause economic harm. 
HCR 1008Urging Congress and the President to recognize tribal identification cards as a valid form of identification for all official purposes. 
HJR 1002making a formal application to the President of the United States, that the President grant a presidential pardon to Peter L. Larson. 
HJR 1004Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article III, section 5 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to legislative redistricting. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled