Representative Timothy R. Johns — 2019


Picture of Representative Timothy R. Johns

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 31
Counties: Lawrence
Occupation: Lawyer

Home Address:
110 S. Main St.
Lead, SD 57754

Home: 605-722-3189
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business: 605-717-2889

Email: Timothy.Johns@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

EducationMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 413 
JudiciaryVice-Chair MWF 10:00 AM Room 413 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1049revise certain provisions regarding driving after consuming certain drugs or substances. 
HB 1070revise the procedure for judgment by confession. 
HB 1272provide for electronic and remote notarization. 
SB 45revise the provisions regarding the filing of a statement of additional issues on appeal in certain contested cases. 
SB 70revise certain provisions regarding hospital liens. 
SB 71prohibit capital punishment of any person with severe mental illness. 
SB 73revise qualifications for sanitary district trustees. 
SB 80make an appropriation to the Equal Access to Our Courts Commission. 
SJR 2Proposing and submitting to the voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, providing for wagering on sporting events. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1043require the Department of Social Services to collect and report certain information regarding the military affiliation of a parent whose child is subject to a report of abuse or neglect. 
HB 1050revise certain provisions regarding the use and possession of scanning devices and reencoders. 
HB 1051establish the South Dakota state seal of civics literacy program. 
HB 1052revise certain provisions regarding the notice given to county commissioners for special sessions. 
HB 1055require parental notification and agreement before the institution of an order to withhold resuscitation from certain patients. 
HB 1061provide for a court order to test for HIV at the request of victims of certain crimes. 
HB 1063revise provisions regarding engaging in sexual activity for a fee or other compensation. 
HB 1072correct a definition in the Uniform Unsworn Domestic Declarations Act. 
HB 1074provide a privilege for journalists and newscasters regarding refusal to disclose information. 
HB 1077revise provisions regarding designation of a no maintenance highway. 
HB 1088prohibit the use of certain electronic devices while driving. 
HB 1120appropriate funds for forest health and resilience. 
HB 1124require health care facilities that perform mammography to inform mammography patients on breast density. 
HB 1126revise real estate licensure requirements for the sale of businesses. 
HB 1155provide for certain privileged communications between social workers and students. 
HB 1175establish the Early Learning Advisory Council. 
HB 1186provide for repayment of costs incurred by a county related to crimes involving certain persons in state facilities. 
HB 1191legalize the growth, production, and processing of industrial hemp and derivative products in the state. 
HB 1213require a feasibility study and actuarial analysis on long-term care services and supports. 
HB 1267prohibit county commissioners from holding municipal office. 
HC 1002Honoring the life of Beverly Smith. 
HC 1007Honoring Calico Ducheneaux of Mobridge, South Dakota Girls State Governor and Seamus Duffy of Sioux Falls, South Dakota Boys State Governor and commending the South Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary for their sponsorship and coordination of the Girls State and Boys State programs. 
HC 1008Recognizing February as Black History Month and South Dakota's rich history of African American achievements. 
HCR 1004Strengthening the sister-state ties between the State of South Dakota and Taiwan; supporting the signing of a Bilateral Trade Agreement (BTA) between Taiwan and the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile.  
SB 8provide for a statewide resource information system and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 51revise certain provisions regarding trusts. 
SB 60require the secretary of public safety to provide recommendations to the Legislature on a statewide threat assessment plan. 
SB 65provide for the construction, renovation, improvement, remodeling, alteration, addition to and repairing of courthouses, jails, incarceration reduction facilities, and other necessary buildings. 
SB 68define certain acts as misbranding of food products. 
SB 78exempt certain medical providers from licensure. 
SB 84authorize the possession and administration of opioid antagonists by school district and nonpublic school personnel. 
SB 85revise the deadline for the Department of Health's annual report regarding abortions. 
SB 90revise provisions regarding certain financial interest statements filed by persons elected to state or local office. 
SB 163revise certain provisions regarding jury lists. 
SB 185revise certain provisions regarding restoration to competency for criminal defendants. 
SC 10Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Volleyball Team for their outstanding athletic performance upon winning the 2018 Summit League Tournament Championship. 
SC 13Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Cross Country Team for their outstanding athletic performance in winning their fifth consecutive Summit League Championship. 
SC 14Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Basketball Team for their outstanding athletic performance in winning their third regular season Summit League Championship in four years. 
SCR 2To provide for legislative task forces to study, report, and develop and consider recommendations and proposed legislation regarding sustainable improvements to the continuum of mental health services available in the state. 
SCR 8Requesting Congress to lawfully change the Medicaid eligibility requirements to give states the option to provide Medicaid services to persons in jail pending disposition. 

Hearings

02/19 08:00 AM Senate JudiciaryHB 1070revise the procedure for judgment by confession. 
02/19 10:00 AM House Local GovernmentSB 73revise qualifications for sanitary district trustees. 
02/19 08:00 AM Joint Committee on AppropriationsSB 80make an appropriation to the Equal Access to Our Courts Commission. 
02/19 02:00 PM SenateHB 1049revise certain provisions regarding driving after consuming certain drugs or substances. 

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