Representative Drew Dennert — 2019


Picture of Representative Drew Dennert

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 03
Counties: Brown
Occupation: Rancher

Home Address:
902 S. High St.
Aberdeen, SD 57401

Home: 605-252-1008
Capitol: 605-773-3851


Email: Drew.Dennert@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

State AffairsMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 414 
TaxationVice-Chair TTh 7:45 AM Room 464 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1041provide for the carrying of a concealed pistol without a permit. 
HB 1092revise certain provisions regarding campaign finance disclosure reports. 
HB 1203authorize certain poker tournaments for restricted purposes. 
HB 1204exempt certain sales of goods and services by minors from the sales tax. 
HC 1001Honoring and commending the 2017-2018 Northern State University Wolves Men's Basketball Team for placing second in the NCAA Division II National Tournament. 
SB 7revise certain provisions regarding prohibited activities near polling places. 
SB 38provide for the carrying of a concealed pistol without a permit. 
SB 100reduce the number of petition signatures required for conservation district supervisor elections. 
SB 128make an appropriation to the gaming commission fund, to provide for the transfer of funds to the special racing revolving fund and the South Dakota-bred racing fund, and to declare an emergency. 
SC 1Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Sergeant Steve Swenson upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SC 2Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Lieutenant Paul Gerken upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 
SC 3Honoring, commending, and thanking South Dakota Highway Patrol Sergeant Trooper Darren Hall upon his retirement for his many dedicated years of service to South Dakotans as a highway patrolman. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1040establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. 
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 1044authorize certain children who are subject to a pending military relocation to apply for enrollment in a school district. 
HB 1051establish the South Dakota state seal of civics literacy program. 
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 1075revise certain provisions regarding the authority of conservation district governing boards. 
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 1111provide for professional or occupational licensure for certain active duty military personnel and spouses. 
HB 1113establish certain provisions regarding ethics and responsibility for public elementary and secondary school teachers. 
HB 1116prohibit the conduct of certain physical examinations or screenings on students in a school district without parental consent. 
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 1144revise certain provisions regarding the transportation of students participating in open enrollment. 
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 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 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 1194revise provisions regarding reports of crime statistics. 
HB 1195revise provisions regarding juvenile justice. 
HB 1199revise certain provisions regarding medical assistance payments to nursing home facilities. 
HB 1206provide for divestiture of certain state investment holdings. 
HB 1207revise provisions regarding banking. 
HB 1208establish certain provisions regarding inspections of food service and mobile food service establishments. 
HB 1213require a feasibility study and actuarial analysis on long-term care services and supports. 
HB 1221revise administrative rule to add palmer amaranth as a prohibited noxious weed seed. 
HB 1224revise certain provisions regarding violations of county and municipal ordinances. 
HB 1229require optional services through Medicaid to be authorized through special appropriation. 
HB 1231revise certain provisions regarding emergency commitment. 
HB 1232lower the compulsory age for school attendance. 
HB 1234provide funding to schools from the contractor's excise tax on concentrated animal feeding operations. 
HB 1251license out-of-state multi-jurisdictional totalizator hubs and distribute source market fees to the special racing revolving fund and the South Dakota-bred racing fund. 
HB 1269temporarily revise the statute of limitations for bringing a civil action for certain cases of child sexual abuse. 
HB 1270protect the teaching of certain scientific information. 
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 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. 
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 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 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 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. 
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. 
HR 1001Commending and honoring Angela Kennecke for excellence in investigative reporting and service to the people of South Dakota. 
HR 1003Denouncing the recent passage of New York's abortion law and requesting that the Governor declare a day of prayer and fasting to atone for the unspeakable crime of abortion. 
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 9provide for the Firearms Protection Act. 
SB 50remove restrictions regarding the carrying of a concealed weapon in the state capitol by permit holders. 
SB 55require the national motto of the United States to be displayed in public schools. 
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 70revise certain provisions regarding hospital liens. 
SB 105distribute a portion of tourism promotion funds to the special racing revolving fund and the South Dakota-bred racing fund. 
SB 107revise provisions regarding rape. 
SB 109prohibit certain state employees from acting as a lobbyist for a certain period following termination of employment. 
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 126revise certain provisions regarding the common language of the state and to recognize the official indigenous language of the state. 
SB 143revise visitation rights of a person causing conception by rape or incest. 
SB 148provide for state employee protection from retaliation for certain communications. 
SB 150revise the penalty for possession of substances containing cannabis intended for consumption other than by smoking or inhalation. 
SB 164establish procedures for the investigation of certain missing and murdered indigenous persons. 
SCR 3Commending, honoring, and thanking South Dakota's numerous women veterans for their service to our country and state. 
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 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. 
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. 

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