Senator Troy Heinert — 2018


Picture of Senator Troy Heinert

Party: Democrat
Term: Other House
District: 26
Counties: Brule, Buffalo, Jones, Lyman, Mellette, Todd
Occupation: Rancher/Rodeo Cowboy

Home Address:
PO Box 348
28277 272nd Ave.
Mission, SD 57555

Home: 605-856-5045
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business:

Email: Troy.Heinert@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Health and Human ServicesMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 412 
JudiciaryMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 413 
Local GovernmentMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 412 

Prime Sponsor

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. 
SC 17Recognizing the 136th anniversary of the Fort Robinson Outbreak and commending the Annual Fort Robinson Memorial Breakout Run. 
HB 1163reinstate certain civil actions for childhood sexual abuse. 
HB 1196revise certain driver licensing provisions. 
HB 1199authorize funding for tribal colleges to defray certain costs associated with educating nonbeneficiary students and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1233revise certain provisions regarding tax compacts with Indian tribes. 
HCR 1008Urging Congress and the President to recognize tribal identification cards as a valid form of identification for all official purposes. 

Co Sponsor

SB 73improve public safety regarding juvenile justice. 
SB 74restrict the use of fireworks that frighten livestock or leave debris on private property. 
SB 77allow nursing mothers to breastfeed in certain locations. 
SB 78authorize counties or medical providers to recover inmate healthcare costs from insurers. 
SB 87revise the circumstances creating a vacancy in municipal office. 
SB 88authorize emergency appointments to the municipal election board. 
SB 89require the development of school safety plans and to require the conduct of lockdown drills in accredited schools. 
SB 100create a leased residential property classification. 
SB 101establish certain provisions regarding cancer treatment medication coverage by insurance companies. 
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 112revise certain provisions regarding voting rights of a person convicted of a felony. 
SB 118provide additional transparency for prescription drug plans. 
SB 121prospectively repeal the death penalty. 
SB 128revise certain provisions concerning the general requirements that vehicle owners must satisfy before applying for military plates. 
SB 129revise provisions relating to trespass associated with hunting, fishing, or trapping. 
SB 131establish certain provisions regarding stray electrical current and voltage remediation. 
SB 139authorize the increase in the number of video lottery machines that may be placed in a licensed establishment under certain conditions. 
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 145accommodate legislation to increase teacher pay in South Dakota. 
SB 146authorize funding for an honor guard detail for deceased veterans and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 155establish a voluntary list of disassociated persons for exclusion or removal from licensed gaming institutions. 
SB 156require a minimum amount of paid sick leave for employees. 
SB 168establish a task force to study elder abuse in South Dakota. 
SB 170increase legislator salary. 
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 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 26Commending and honoring Vern DeGeest on his retirement from teaching, coaching, and administrating after fifty-four years in South Dakota schools. 
SC 29Honoring Kendra Peterson of Sisseton as 2015 Miss Rodeo South Dakota. 
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 7Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers. 
SCR 8Condemning the growing anti-Semitism in certain countries and extending an invitation to Jewish families from around the world to South Dakota. 
HB 1001establish a wine direct shipment license and wine carrier license to enable the direct shipments of certain wine in South Dakota. 
HB 1002make an appropriation to the Department of Revenue to provide for the electronic submission of reports and taxes related to alcoholic beverages and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1003repeal the alcohol wholesaler tax and to increase the occupational tax on certain alcoholic beverages. 
HB 1004authorize the direct sale of distilled spirits from artisan distillers to retailers and wholesalers. 
HB 1066clarify that the required notice requirements related to continuing contracts do not apply to employees of postsecondary technical institutes. 
HB 1083require reimbursement to certain entities for fire suppression and extinguishment costs. 
HB 1085revise certain provisions regarding the requirement for performance securities. 
HB 1098authorize extended terms of lease for airport facilities. 
HB 1104revise certain provisions regarding the notification procedure for payment of delinquent special assessments. 
HB 1123authorize alcoholic beverages to be sold, served, and consumed in certain on-sale licensees during an extended period of time. 
HB 1135expand certain bonding provisions regarding local government officials and employees. 
HB 1136revise certain provisions concerning the administration of unlocatable mineral, leasehold, or royalty interests. 
HB 1139revise certain procedures for competitive sealed bids by public purchasing agencies. 
HB 1140increase the crimes and lookback period to enhance the penalty for violating a protection order. 
HB 1141revise and increase the penalty for multiple simple assaults over a ten-year period. 
HB 1142revise certain provisions pertaining to the age requirements for sex offender registry registration. 
HB 1143increase the criminal violations that are subject to protection orders. 
HB 1146limit who may request to see a person's hunting or fishing license. 
HB 1152limit the terms of certain conservation easements. 
HB 1158require that a victim's opposition to the death penalty be presented at a presentence hearing. 
HB 1159permit South Dakotans to express opposition to the death penalty when applying for a state issued identification card. 
HB 1160require a defendant to undergo a mental examination prior to any sentence imposed after a defendant is found guilty but mentally ill. 
HB 1166prohibit the use of tanning devices by minors. 
HB 1175prohibit legislation relating to initiated measures for one year after the measure is decided or enacted. 
HB 1193lower the state sales and use tax on certain food items and to increase the rate of taxation for the sales and use tax on certain goods and services. 
HB 1201revise certain provisions regarding planning and zoning. 
HB 1216repeal the limitation on the total amount of revenue payable from taxes on real property for all taxing districts, except school districts. 
HC 1001Commending and honoring Jim Hagen in Pierre, South Dakota, for receiving the State Tourism Director of the Year Award. 
HC 1012Congratulating and commending the Hamlin High School football team for winning the 2014 State 9B Football Championship. 
HC 1016Honoring and commending the 2014 Gregory High School Football Team. 
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 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 1031Honoring the 2015 Huron High School Speech and Debate Team on their outstanding performance. 
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