Representative Ray Ring — 2018


Picture of Representative Ray Ring

Party: Democrat
Term: Incumbent
District: 17
Counties: Clay, Turner
Occupation: Retired

Home Address:
607 Sterling St.
Vermillion, SD 57069

Home: 605-675-9379
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business:

Email: Ray.Ring@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 
Joint AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 

Prime Sponsor

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 1221authorize unilateral consent in certain divorce proceedings. 
SC 12Commending and honoring Chris Esping, a member of the Vermillion School District Board of Education, on her selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota for 2014. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1079revise the deadline for the Department of Health's annual report regarding abortions. 
HB 1083require reimbursement to certain entities for fire suppression and extinguishment costs. 
HB 1086establish the Economic Contingencies Work Group to ascertain the effects of a significant and extended national economic crisis on South Dakota. 
HB 1095provide access to abandoned cemeteries and private burying grounds. 
HB 1097provide for a reduced minimum fall enrollment for certain school districts. 
HB 1138revise the penalty for the failure to wear a properly adjusted and fastened safety seat belt system in a passenger vehicle. 
HB 1162enact the Interstate Insurance Product Regulation Compact. 
HB 1172revise the eligibility requirements for the South Dakota opportunity scholarship to include certain students who reside in bordering states. 
HB 1175prohibit legislation relating to initiated measures for one year after the measure is decided or enacted. 
HB 1182limit the number of apprentices to be supervised by an electrician. 
HB 1199authorize funding for tribal colleges to defray certain costs associated with educating nonbeneficiary students and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1202revise certain provisions regarding renewable, recycled, and conserved energy sources. 
HB 1220provide for the free exercise of religion and to declare an emergency. 
HC 1003Commending and honoring the Alcester-Hudson Cubs football team on an outstanding season in 2014. 
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 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 1031Honoring the 2015 Huron High School Speech and Debate Team on their outstanding performance. 
HC 1036Honoring and Commending Abbigail Boner of Castlewood, South Dakota, for receiving a 2015 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
HCR 1002Supporting the continued operation of the D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery. 
HCR 1006to request that a plan be developed for a state ethics commission. 
HJR 1002making a formal application to the President of the United States, that the President grant a presidential pardon to Peter L. Larson. 
SB 73improve public safety regarding juvenile justice. 
SB 105provide Legislators access to the state capitol complex tunnel system. 
SB 111repeal the provision that invalidates absentee ballots cast by voters who died before the date of the election. 
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 135authorize municipalities to impose an additional sales and use tax for a limited period of time for a specified use. 
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 168establish a task force to study elder abuse in South Dakota. 
SB 169provide medical care for certain unborn children. 
SB 181enhance higher education affordability and to make an appropriation therefor. 
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 13Honoring South Dakota's Army and Air National Guard outstanding personnel winners. 
SC 14Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's l15th Signal Company, Brookings, South Dakota, on being awarded the General of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower Trophy. 
SC 16Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the General Carl A. Spaatz Trophy. 
SC 17Recognizing the 136th anniversary of the Fort Robinson Outbreak and commending the Annual Fort Robinson Memorial Breakout Run. 
SC 23Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 153rd Engineer Battalion, Huron, South Dakota, for being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckord Trophy. 
SC 29Honoring Kendra Peterson of Sisseton as 2015 Miss Rodeo South Dakota. 
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. 
SCR 8Condemning the growing anti-Semitism in certain countries and extending an invitation to Jewish families from around the world to South Dakota. 
SJR 2Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election a new section to Article XI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the imposition of an education franchise tax on profits of corporations and dedication of the revenue therefrom. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled