Senator Arthur Rusch — 2019


Picture of Senator Arthur Rusch

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 17
Counties: Clay, Turner
Occupation: Retired Circuit Judge/Writer

Home Address:
PO Box 312
Vermillion, SD 57069

Home: 605-624-8723
Capitol: 605-773-3821


Email: Arthur.Rusch@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Government Operations and AuditMember Call of Chair 7:45 AM Room 363 
Health and Human ServicesMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 412 
JudiciaryVice-Chair TTh 7:45 AM Room 413 

Prime Sponsor

SB 5codify legislation enacted in 2018. 
SC 5Congratulating and recognizing Chris Nilsen from the University of South Dakota on breaking the NCAA Championship men's pole vault meet record. 
SC 6Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Track and Field Team for their outstanding athletic performance upon winning their first Summit League Outdoor Championship in the 2018 season. 
SC 7Commending and honoring the Parker School District Board of Education on their selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota School Board Award of Excellence recipient for 2018. 
SJR 1Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, related to terms of office for members of the Legislature. 

Co Sponsor

SB 51revise certain provisions regarding trusts. 
SB 52provide for the addition of a half unit of civics education to the units of credit required for high school graduation. 
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 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 1054revise certain provisions regarding the possession of firearms on certain vehicles. 
HB 1055require parental notification and agreement before the institution of an order to withhold resuscitation from certain patients. 
HC 1002Honoring the life of Beverly Smith. 

Hearings

01/17 12:30 PM SenateSC 5Congratulating and recognizing Chris Nilsen from the University of South Dakota on breaking the NCAA Championship men's pole vault meet record. 
01/17 12:30 PM SenateSC 6Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Track and Field Team for their outstanding athletic performance upon winning their first Summit League Outdoor Championship in the 2018 season.