Senator Jeff Monroe — 2019


Picture of Senator Jeff Monroe

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 24
Counties: Hughes, Hyde, Stanley, Sully
Occupation: Chiropractor

Home Address:
127 W. Dakota Ave.
Pierre, SD 57501

Home: 605-224-0264
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business: 605-224-0264

Email: Jeff.Monroe@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Commerce and EnergyMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 423 
TaxationChair MWF 10:00 AM Room 423 
TransportationMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 423 

Prime Sponsor

SB 57revise certain provisions regarding the ability to obtain title to unclaimed motor vehicles with unpaid repair bills. 
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 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. 
SCR 11requesting that the President of the United States designate a single state funeral be held upon the death of the last living identifiable veteran from World War II. 
HB 1058require the provision of certain services regarding special education to students receiving alternative instruction. 
HB 1068authorize the Transportation Commission to promulgate rules to allow certain motor vehicles to follow another motor vehicle on a state highway more closely than otherwise permitted by law. 
HB 1154require certain products contain digital blocking capability, establish a deactivation fee, establish the human trafficking and child exploitation prevention fund, and provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1162provide for the expiration of certain statutory authority regarding the promulgation of rules by the Game, Fish and Parks Commission. 
HB 1183accommodate legislation regarding the alcohol excise tax. 
HB 1187authorize 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. 
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. 
HC 1015Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for placing second in the 2018 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. 
HC 1022Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 152nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion of Pierre for being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckford Trophy, General Walter T. Kerwin, Jr. Award, and the U.S. Army Supply Excellence Awards for 2018. 

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. 
SB 6revise certain provisions regarding sonogram and heart auscultation prior to an abortion. 
SB 9provide for the Firearms Protection Act. 
SB 38provide for the carrying of a concealed pistol without a permit. 
SB 51revise certain provisions regarding trusts. 
SB 55require the national motto of the United States to be displayed in public schools. 
SB 61provide certain provisions regarding nursing facility closures. 
SB 62provide for the use of certain general funds to increase Medicaid reimbursement rates for existing Medicaid providers. 
SB 66establish an interim legislative committee to study issues related to electric services in an annexed area. 
SB 67revise provisions regarding commitment of a child adjudicated as delinquent. 
SB 70revise certain provisions regarding hospital liens. 
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 94revise provisions regarding rule-making authority to establish certain fuel standards. 
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 126revise certain provisions regarding the common language of the state and to recognize the official indigenous language of the state. 
SB 138revise certain provisions regarding microbreweries. 
SB 141provide for the administration of certain assessments in a paper format. 
SB 148provide for state employee protection from retaliation for certain communications. 
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 11Commending and honoring Carla McMurry-Kozak, a high school English teacher at Vermillion High School, on being named English Teacher of the Year by the South Dakota Council of Teachers of English and Speech Communication Association. 
SC 12Commending and honoring Shane O'Connell for his success and achievement in national and international rodeo competitions. 
SC 29Honoring Lois Henry for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota and the South Dakota Legislature. 
SC 32Honoring and congratulating Nash Hutmacher for winning the 285-pound weight class at the 2019 State Class A Wrestling Tournament for the third consecutive year, as well as his success in the sport of football. 
SC 35Recognizing and honoring the bravery of the Beresford FFA students who quickly and courageously acted to help the residents of a burning apartment building. 
SC 36Honoring the Canton High School wrestling team for their outstanding accomplishments during the 2018-2019 season. 
SCR 1Urging Congress to increase federal funding for special education. 
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 8Requesting Congress to lawfully change the Medicaid eligibility requirements to give states the option to provide Medicaid services to persons in jail pending disposition. 
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. 
SR 3Commending and honoring Angela Kennecke for excellence in journalism. 
SR 5Petitioning Congress and the President to immediately defund Planned Parenthood of all federal funding; strongly condemning the recent unrestrictive abortion laws passed in New York and Vermont; and, expressing South Dakotans' continued resolve to secure the blessings of life and liberty for our posterity. 
HB 1001revise the timing of the recalculation of the allocations for the disability levels in the state aid to special education formula. 
HB 1040establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. 
HB 1044authorize certain children who are subject to a pending military relocation to apply for enrollment in a school district. 
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. 
HB 1056prohibit certain local ordinances regarding firearms. 
HB 1061provide for a court order to test for HIV at the request of victims of certain crimes. 
HB 1077revise provisions regarding designation of a no maintenance highway. 
HB 1104revise certain provisions regarding the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor. 
HB 1113establish certain provisions regarding ethics and responsibility for public elementary and secondary school teachers. 
HB 1125create a property tax relief fund and to provide for the transfer of certain unobligated cash balances. 
HB 1138revise provisions regarding the mandatory retirement age of judges. 
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 1156designate the accordion as the official state musical instrument. 
HB 1171allow certain veterans to attend courses offered at postsecondary technical institutes without payment of tuition. 
HB 1193provide a criminal penalty for causing an abortion against a pregnant mother's will. 
HB 1201revise provisions regarding group pheasant hunts for disabled veterans. 
HB 1206provide for divestiture of certain state investment holdings. 
HB 1210authorize the direct shipment of wine by wine clubs. 
HB 1229require optional services through Medicaid to be authorized through special appropriation. 
HB 1231revise certain provisions regarding emergency commitment. 
HC 1002Honoring the life of Beverly Smith. 
HC 1004Honoring and commending Myron Floren, for his service to the state of South Dakota through his exemplary work as an accordionist. 
HC 1005Recognizing the month of September as Opioid Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month. 
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 1011Honoring and commending the city of Yankton on the 150th anniversary of its incorporation. 
HC 1012Honoring the 2018 Augustana University Baseball Team and the students and staff involved in the baseball program. 
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 1028Celebrating and commemorating the commissioning of the USS South Dakota. 
HCR 1002Requesting that local school boards establish a code of ethics and professional responsibility for educators in public elementary and secondary schools. 
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. 

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