Senator Jim Bolin — 2019


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Assistant Majority Leader

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 16
Counties: Lincoln, Union
Occupation: Retired Educator

Home Address:
403 W. 11th St.
Canton, SD 57013

Home: 605-261-9669
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business: 605-261-9669

Email: Jim.Bolin@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

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 
Retirement LawsVice-Chair Call of Chair 3:00 PM Room 412 
State AffairsMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

SB 2adjust for inflation the amount of the special education appropriation that may be set aside for extraordinary expenses. 
SB 3create the Special Education Task Force. 
SB 48authorize certain improvement districts to issue convention facility on-sale licenses to sell alcoholic beverages. 
SB 49declare void the transgender procedure adopted by the South Dakota High School Activities Association and to establish a determinant in identifying a student's sexual identity for the purpose of participation in high school athletics. 
SCR 5Commending Senators John Thune and Mike Rounds for their votes to confirm Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the United States Supreme Court, and wishing Associate Justice Kavanaugh well in his new role. 
HB 1051establish the South Dakota state seal of civics literacy program. 

Co Sponsor

SB 1add a legislator to the membership of the Extraordinary Cost Oversight Board, to establish the board in statute, and to repeal the administrative rules creating the board. 
SCR 1Urging Congress to increase federal funding for special education. 
HB 1001revise the timing of the recalculation of the allocations for the disability levels in the state aid to special education formula. 
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 1049revise certain provisions regarding driving after consuming certain drugs or substances. 

Hearings

01/17 10:00 AM Senate Commerce and EnergySB 48authorize certain improvement districts to issue convention facility on-sale licenses to sell alcoholic beverages. 
01/16 02:00 PM SenateSCR 5Commending Senators John Thune and Mike Rounds for their votes to confirm Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the United States Supreme Court, and wishing Associate Justice Kavanaugh well in his new role.