Senator Al Novstrup — 2019


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Majority Whip

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 03
Counties: Brown
Occupation: Small Business Owner

Home Address:
1705 Northview Ln.
Aberdeen, SD 57401

Home: 605-360-9711
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business: 605-360-9711

Email: Al.Novstrup@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Commerce and EnergyMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 423 
Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 
Joint Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 
Local GovernmentMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 412 
State AffairsMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

SB 65provide for the construction, renovation, improvement, remodeling, alteration, addition to and repairing of courthouses, jails, incarceration reduction facilities, and other necessary buildings. 
SB 67revise provisions regarding commitment of a child adjudicated as delinquent. 
SB 77revise provisions regarding candidates running for office. 
SB 103provide for an annual transfer of certain unobligated state general funds into the local bridge improvement grant fund. 
HB 1053revise the value of gifts permitted for certain insurance advertising or promotional programs. 
HB 1075revise certain provisions regarding the authority of conservation district governing boards. 
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. 

Co Sponsor

SB 48authorize counties on behalf of certain improvement districts to issue convention facility on-sale licenses to sell alcoholic beverages. 
SB 52require a survey to determine the adequacy of civics and history instruction in accredited schools. 
SB 64require certain wind energy facilities to include aircraft detection lighting systems. 
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 86revise provisions regarding certain tax rates. 
SB 90revise provisions regarding certain financial interest statements filed by persons elected to state or local office. 
SB 91revise certain provisions regarding open meeting requirements. 
SB 92revise certain provisions regarding the signature requirements for municipal elections. 
SB 147provide certain provisions regarding commercial pesticide applicators. 
SB 154authorize the production and transport of saltwater crustaceans. 
SB 187define electric bicycles and to provide for the regulation of electric bicycles. 
SC 4Honoring and commending South Dakota State University for its ten-year anniversary as a successful NCAA Division I university. 
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 29Honoring Lois Henry for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota and the South Dakota Legislature. 
SC 30Commending, honoring, and thanking President George H. W. Bush for his many years of great service to our country. 
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. 
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. 
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. 
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 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 1062exempt from alcoholic beverage regulations certain uses of alcohol by postsecondary institutions.  
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 1069provide for the proper display and use of the state seal by state agencies. 
HB 1074provide a privilege for journalists and newscasters regarding refusal to disclose information. 
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 1082to revise certain provisions regarding scrap metal purchases. 
HB 1088prohibit the use of certain electronic devices while driving. 
HB 1121repeal certain provisions regarding health inspections of food service establishments. 
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 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 1015Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for placing second in the 2018 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. 
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 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 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. 
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. 

Hearings

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