Representative Tom Pischke — 2019


Picture of Representative Tom Pischke

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 25
Counties: Minnehaha
Occupation: Insurance

Home Address:
503 E. 12th St.
Dell Rapids, SD 57022

Home: 605-999-2948
Capitol: 605-773-3851


Email: Tom.Pischke@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

JudiciaryMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 413 
TaxationMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 464 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1100revise certain programs regarding landowner rights. 
HB 1101revise certain programs regarding the Department of Game, Fish and Parks. 
HB 1102establish certain provisions regarding fairness in repairs of equipment sold or used in this state. 
HB 1103establish a lemon law for certain farm machinery. 
HB 1104revise certain provisions regarding the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor. 
HB 1105revise certain provisions regarding child support orders. 
HB 1106revise certain provisions regarding support obligations. 
HB 1107revise the definition of adultery. 
HB 1108prohibit certain gender dysphoria instruction in public schools. 
HB 1182require a balanced and representative membership on the Game, Fish and Parks Commission. 
HB 1205provide parents with certain rights regarding health care treatment of a minor child. 
HB 1206provide for divestiture of certain state investment holdings. 
HJR 1001Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota regarding appointments to fill legislative vacancies. 
SB 57revise certain provisions regarding the ability to obtain title to unclaimed motor vehicles with unpaid repair bills. 
SB 111revise provisions regarding certification of emergency medical responders. 
SB 121revise certain provisions regarding manufacturers' warranties for motor vehicles to include all-terrain vehicles. 
SB 123provide for the adoption of privacy protection policies. 
SB 143revise visitation rights of a person causing conception by rape or incest. 
SB 150revise the penalty for possession of substances containing cannabis intended for consumption other than by smoking or inhalation. 
SJR 3Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, related to partisan elections of judges. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1040establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. 
HB 1041provide for the carrying of a concealed pistol without a permit. 
HB 1055require parental notification and agreement before the institution of an order to withhold resuscitation from certain patients. 
HB 1056prohibit certain local ordinances regarding firearms. 
HB 1058require the provision of certain services regarding special education to students receiving alternative instruction. 
HB 1060make an appropriation for increased reimbursement for care of residents of nursing facilities and assisted living facilities. 
HB 1069provide for the proper display and use of the state seal by state agencies. 
HB 1072correct a definition in the Uniform Unsworn Domestic Declarations Act. 
HB 1079allow a person to perform plumbing work on the person's own property without a license and establish a fee. 
HB 1092revise certain provisions regarding campaign finance disclosure reports. 
HB 1097repeal provisions regarding certain disclosures on campaign communications. 
HB 1098revise provisions regarding publication of official ballots in a legal newspaper. 
HB 1113establish certain provisions regarding ethics and responsibility for public elementary and secondary school teachers. 
HB 1115revise certain provisions regarding local referendums. 
HB 1116prohibit the conduct of certain physical examinations or screenings on students in a school district without parental consent. 
HB 1118revise provisions regarding excise taxes on the purchase price of motor vehicles. 
HB 1124require health care facilities that perform mammography to inform mammography patients on breast density. 
HB 1125create a property tax relief fund and to provide for the transfer of certain unobligated cash balances. 
HB 1142revise certain provisions regarding motor vehicle license plates. 
HB 1145establish certain provisions regarding the mowing of rights-of-way adjacent to the state trunk highway system. 
HB 1146revise provisions related to unclaimed property. 
HB 1157revise provisions regarding challenges to candidate nominating petitions. 
HB 1159repeal a provision that prohibits hunting mourning doves on public roads and highways. 
HB 1164revise certain provisions regarding the operation of vehicles upon the approach of authorized emergency vehicles. 
HB 1166prohibit the obligation recovery center from imposing a cost recovery fee on any debts owed within the Board of Regents' system. 
HB 1171allow certain veterans to attend courses offered at postsecondary technical institutes without payment of tuition. 
HB 1172provide for cooperation with federal officials in matters of immigration. 
HB 1173permit the possession of firearms by certain employees. 
HB 1174revise provisions regarding civil forfeitures. 
HB 1177provide an opportunity to view a sonogram and hear the child's heartbeat prior to an abortion. 
HB 1190provide for certain reporting requirements related to abortions. 
HB 1191legalize the growth, production, and processing of industrial hemp and derivative products in the state. 
HB 1193provide a criminal penalty for causing an abortion against a pregnant mother's will. 
HB 1197prohibit intentionally damaging monuments, statues, or memorials and provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1203authorize certain poker tournaments for restricted purposes. 
HB 1204exempt certain sales of goods and services by minors from the sales tax. 
HB 1214prohibit certain licenses and registrations from being withheld from certain persons owing a debt within the Board of Regents' system. 
HB 1224revise certain provisions regarding violations of county and municipal ordinances. 
HB 1229require optional services through Medicaid to be authorized through special appropriation. 
HB 1234provide funding to schools from the contractor's excise tax on concentrated animal feeding operations. 
HB 1265revise provisions regarding certain tax rates. 
HB 1268authorize electronic monitoring of residents in assisted living centers and nursing facilities. 
HB 1269temporarily revise the statute of limitations for bringing a civil action for certain cases of child sexual abuse. 
HC 1002Honoring the life of Beverly Smith. 
HC 1003Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2019 as National Social Work Month. 
HC 1004Honoring and commending Myron Floren, for his service to the state of South Dakota through his exemplary work as an accordionist. 
HC 1006Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-first anniversary on June 13, 14, and 15, 2019. 
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 1009Honoring Rena Ortbahn for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota and the South Dakota Legislature. 
HC 1012Honoring the 2018 Augustana University Baseball Team and the students and staff involved in the baseball program. 
HC 1013Honoring and commending Dr. David E. Peterson for his outstanding service in the field of dentistry to patients in South Dakota. 
HC 1016Commending and honoring Dakota Wesleyan University Women's Basketball Team for their outstanding athletic performance upon winning their first NAIA Division II National Championship in the 2018 season. 
HC 1021Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard 114th Fighter Wing of Sioux Falls on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, Major General John J. Pesch Flight Safety Award, and William W. Spruance Safety Award for 2018. 
HC 1025Commending and honoring Raica, a police service dog for the South Dakota Highway Patrol and her Police Service Dog Handler Trooper Michael Dale, for their loyal team service to the State of South Dakota for the past seven years. 
HC 1026Honoring the service of the South Dakota National Guard's Adjutant General, Major General Timothy A. Reisch, for his tenure serving as Adjutant Major General for the State of South Dakota Department of Military from April 2011 through June 2019. 
HC 1028Celebrating and commemorating the commissioning of the USS South Dakota. 
HCR 1001Supporting the Governor's efforts to fuel the state fleet with premium E-30 fuel. 
HCR 1002Requesting that local school boards establish a code of ethics and professional responsibility for educators in public elementary and secondary schools. 
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. 
HCR 1005Petitioning Congress and the President to defend Israel against hostile actions; expressing the strongest support for, and unity with, the people and State of Israel; and strongly condemning the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement and the increasing incidents of anti-Semitism against Israel and the Jewish people. 
HCR 1006Instructing South Dakota's congressional representatives to support an effort in Congress to terminate the U.S. Department of Education. 
HCR 1007 Expressing and encouraging support for voluntary country-of-origin labels. 
HJR 1003Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election a new section to Article XII of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the creation and administration of a trust fund using the net receipts from unclaimed property. 
HJR 1005To apply for a convention of states under Article V of the Constitution of the United States to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and to limit the terms of office for federal officials and members of Congress. 
HR 1001Commending and honoring Angela Kennecke for excellence in investigative reporting and service to the people of South Dakota. 
HR 1004Petitioning Congress and the President to immediately defund Planned Parenthood of all federal funding; strongly condemning the recent unrestrictive abortion law passed in New York; and, expressing South Dakotans' continued resolve to secure the blessings of life and liberty for our posterity. 
SB 6revise certain provisions regarding sonogram and heart auscultation prior to an abortion. 
SB 55require the national motto of the United States to be displayed in public schools. 
SB 58authorize the Bureau of Administration to conduct a study of the Flaming Fountain on Capitol Lake, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 66establish an interim legislative committee to study issues related to electric services in an annexed area. 
SB 68define certain acts as misbranding of food products. 
SB 69provide for the meeting times of sessions and committees of the Legislature. 
SB 70revise certain provisions regarding hospital liens. 
SB 71prohibit capital punishment of any person with severe mental illness. 
SB 79increase the penalty for theft of a firearm. 
SB 90revise provisions regarding certain financial interest statements filed by persons elected to state or local office. 
SB 99establish certain provisions regarding commercial security deposits. 
SB 104require random drug testing of legislators. 
SB 107revise provisions regarding rape. 
SB 110revise provisions regarding adjustments to the motor fuel tax fund balance. 
SB 122restrict the enactment of policies governing the possession of firearms at public institutions of higher education. 
SB 125revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2019 to fund the literacy intervention program. 
SB 138revise certain provisions regarding microbreweries. 
SB 142require the state to assume the responsibility for legal expenses of certain persons in state custody. 
SB 154authorize the production and transport of saltwater crustaceans. 
SB 164establish procedures for the investigation of certain missing and murdered indigenous persons. 
SC 8Commending and honoring the 2017-2018 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: Kelly Glodt, Pierre, School Superintendent; Cotton Koch, Madison Central, Middle School Principal; Cathy Telin, Britton-Hecla, School Business Official; Chris Noid, Howard, Elementary School Principal; Julie Marshall, Timber Lake, Secondary School Principal; Brad McDonald, Tri-Valley, Assistant Middle School Principal; Sue McAdaragh, Sioux Falls, Curriculum Leader; and Jerry Aberle, Northeast Education Cooperative, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. 
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. 
SC 30Commending, honoring, and thanking President George H. W. Bush for his many years of great service to our country. 
SCR 4Commending and thanking the men and women of the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), urging Congress and the President to fund construction of steel barriers and border control impediments along with the strengthening of current border control infrastructure, and urging Congress and the President to ensure compliance with and enforcement of federal immigration laws. 
SCR 9Petitioning Congress and the President to immediately defund Planned Parenthood of all federal funding; strongly condemning the recent unrestrictive abortion law passed in New York state; and, expressing South Dakotans' continued resolve to secure the blessings of life and liberty for our posterity. 
SJR 2Proposing and submitting to the voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, providing for wagering on sporting events. 

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