Senator Jim Stalzer — 2019


Picture of Senator Jim Stalzer

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 11
Counties: Minnehaha
Occupation: Retired - IT

Home Address:
5909 W. Bristol Dr.
Sioux Falls, SD 57106

Home: 605-838-0354
Capitol: 605-773-3821


Email: Jim.Stalzer@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Commerce and EnergyChair TTh 10:00 AM Room 423 
JudiciaryMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 413 
Military and Veterans AffairsMember Call of Chair 8:00 AM TBA 
TaxationMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 423 

Interim Committees

BondingMember 
Executive BoardMember 
Leverage Telehealth and TelemedicineMember 
Offenses Regarding Controlled SubstancesMember 

Prime Sponsor

SB 8provide for a statewide resource information system. 
SB 84authorize the possession and administration of opioid antagonists by school district and nonpublic school personnel, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 85revise the deadline for the Department of Health's annual report regarding abortions. 
SB 115authorize the conditional carrying of a concealed pistol in the state capitol by certain persons. 
SB 155authorize additional nursing facility beds for the Michael J. Fitzmaurice Veterans Home. 
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 1054revise certain provisions regarding the possession of firearms on certain vehicles. 
HB 1072correct a definition in the Uniform Unsworn Domestic Declarations Act. 
HB 1080increase the property tax exemption allowed for certain veterans with a disability and the surviving spouses of certain veterans with a disability. 
HB 1081authorize certain paraplegic or amputee veterans or their surviving spouses to retain a property tax exemption without having to reapply each year. 
HB 1087promote free speech and intellectual diversity at certain institutions of higher education. 
HB 1093establish legal standards applicable to petition challenges. 
HB 1094revise certain programs regarding transparency of the petition circulation process. 
HB 1158revise provisions regarding off-sale delivery licenses for the delivery of alcoholic beverages. 
HB 1201revise provisions regarding group pheasant hunts for disabled veterans. 
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. 
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. 

Co Sponsor

SB 9provide for the Firearms Protection Act. 
SB 38provide for the carrying of a concealed pistol without a permit. 
SB 47repeal and revise certain provisions regarding permits to carry a concealed pistol. 
SB 52require a survey to determine the adequacy of civics and history instruction in accredited schools. 
SB 54regulate the use of care and maintenance funds by perpetual care cemeteries. 
SB 55require the national motto of the United States to be displayed in public schools. 
SB 59revise certain provisions regarding public records. 
SB 60require the secretary of public safety to provide recommendations to the Legislature on a statewide threat assessment plan. 
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 64require certain wind energy facilities to include aircraft detection lighting systems. 
SB 68define certain acts as misbranding of food products. 
SB 74revise provisions regarding multiple convictions for certain offenses. 
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 96expand application of the tax credit for contributions to a scholarship granting organization. 
SB 103provide for an annual transfer of certain unobligated state general funds into the local bridge improvement grant fund. 
SB 107revise provisions regarding rape. 
SB 110revise provisions regarding adjustments to the motor fuel tax fund balance. 
SB 126revise certain provisions regarding the common language of the state and to recognize the official indigenous language of the state. 
SB 136provide for the utilization of telehealth by a health care professional. 
SB 137provide for the payment of claims for covered services provided by a health care professional via telehealth. 
SB 138revise certain provisions regarding microbreweries. 
SB 141provide for the administration of certain assessments in a paper format. 
SB 142require the state to assume the responsibility for legal expenses of certain persons in state custody. 
SB 147provide certain provisions regarding commercial pesticide applicators. 
SB 148provide for state employee protection from retaliation for certain communications. 
SB 154authorize the production and transport of saltwater crustaceans. 
SB 163revise certain provisions regarding jury lists. 
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 10Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Volleyball Team for their outstanding athletic performance upon winning the 2018 Summit League Tournament Championship. 
SC 12Commending and honoring Shane O'Connell for his success and achievement in national and international rodeo competitions. 
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 19Congratulating Abby Neff of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on the extraordinary honor of winning a 2019 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
SC 29Honoring Lois Henry for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota and the South Dakota Legislature. 
SC 31Honoring and commending Jaelyn Morehead on being recognized as Tea Area's first National Merit Finalist. 
SC 33Honoring Cammack Ranch as the 2018 Leopold Conservation Award recipient. 
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. 
SC 38Honoring Alec Atwood of Beresford High School. 
SC 39Recognizing and commending Technical Sergeant Michelle Eosso for being selected as Honor Guard Program Manager of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. 
SC 40Recognizing and commending Captain Frank Mercurio on being selected as Company Grade Officer of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. 
SC 41Recognizing and commending Senior Airman Benjamin Broussard on being selected Airman of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. 
SC 42Recognizing and commending Senior Master Sergeant Andrea Scheving on being selected Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. 
SC 43Recognizing and commending Senior Airman Dyllon Schwartz for being selected as the Honor Guard Member of the Year. 
SC 44Recognizing and commending Master Sergeant Toni Dominguez on being selected First Sergeant of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. 
SC 45Recognizing and commending Staff Sergeant Anthony Morgan on being selected Noncommissioned Officer of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. 
SC 46Recognizing and commending Major Scott Howe on being selected as Field Grade Officer of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. 
SC 47Recognizing and commending Staff Sergeant Janay Jones on being selected as Military Volunteer of the Year of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base. 
SC 48Celebrating the accomplishments and hard work of the annual award winners of the 28th Bomb Wing at Ellsworth Air Force Base 
SCR 2To provide for legislative task forces to study, report, and develop and consider recommendations and proposed legislation regarding sustainable improvements to the continuum of mental health services available in the state. 
SCR 3Commending, honoring, and thanking South Dakota's numerous women veterans for their service to our country and state. 
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 6Urging the President of the United States to make agricultural exports a priority and protect agricultural products from all current and future tariffs. 
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. 
SCR 13Recognizing the "Know Before You Fly" campaign as an official source of safety education for operators of unmanned aircraft systems and instructing the Department of Public Safety to educate the public about the campaign. 
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. 
SR 3Commending and honoring Angela Kennecke for excellence in journalism. 
HB 1040establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. 
HB 1048authorize a public body to conduct certain deliberations in an executive or closed meeting. 
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 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 1057revise the definition of attest for the purposes of public accountancy. 
HB 1058require the provision of certain services regarding special education to students receiving alternative instruction. 
HB 1059revise certain provisions regarding vehicle dealer licensing. 
HB 1061provide for a court order to test for HIV at the request of victims of certain crimes. 
HB 1070revise the procedure for judgment by confession. 
HB 1077revise provisions regarding designation of a no maintenance highway. 
HB 1082to revise certain provisions regarding scrap metal purchases. 
HB 1113establish certain provisions regarding ethics and responsibility for public elementary and secondary school teachers. 
HB 1123provide for the verification of hours worked on computers for certain government contracts. 
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 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 1194revise provisions regarding reports of crime statistics. 
HB 1195revise provisions regarding juvenile justice. 
HB 1197prohibit intentionally damaging monuments, statues, or memorials and provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1210authorize the direct shipment of wine by wine clubs. 
HB 1225establish a determinant in identifying a student's sexual identity for the purpose of participation in high school athletics. 
HB 1229require optional services through Medicaid to be authorized through special appropriation. 
HB 1232lower the compulsory age for school attendance. 
HC 1002Honoring the life of Beverly Smith. 
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 1013Honoring and commending Dr. David E. Peterson for his outstanding service in the field of dentistry to patients in South Dakota. 
HC 1015Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for placing second in the 2018 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. 
HC 1020Honoring the South Dakota Army National Guard Specialist Bailey Ruff for being named the national 2018 Soldier of the Year for the Army National Guard. 
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 1027Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's Bravo Battery, 1st Battalion, 147th Field Artillery of Yankton on being awarded the General John J. Pershing Trophy for the National Guard Association of the United States. 
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. 
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. 
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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