Senator Kris K. Langer — 2019


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Majority Leader

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 25
Counties: Minnehaha
Occupation: Realtor

Home Address:
600 W. 7th St.
Dell Rapids, SD 57022

Home: 605-428-4929
Capitol: 605-773-3821


Email: Kris.Langer@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 
Joint Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 
State AffairsMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

SB 95establish standards regarding operation of certain inflatable amusement devices. 
HB 1143revise provisions regarding contribution limits to political action committees. 
HB 1192authorize the consumption of alcohol in certain common areas. 
HB 1210authorize the direct shipment of wine by wine clubs. 
HB 1227provide nonpublic schools certain tax revenue collected from rural electric companies. 
HC 1002Honoring the life of Beverly Smith. 

Co Sponsor

SB 8provide for a statewide resource information system and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 48authorize certain improvement districts to issue convention facility on-sale licenses to sell alcoholic beverages. 
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. 
SB 55allow 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 66remove the right of an annexing municipality to acquire service territory of an electric utility. 
SB 80make an appropriation to the Equal Access to Our Courts Commission. 
SB 84authorize the possession and administration of opioid antagonists by school district and nonpublic school personnel. 
SB 85revise the deadline for the Department of Health's annual report regarding abortions. 
SB 90revise provisions regarding certain financial interest statements filed by persons elected to state or local office. 
SB 115authorize the conditional carrying of a concealed pistol in the state capitol by certain persons. 
SB 120modify the time period allowable for certain covenants not to compete. 
SB 138revise certain provisions regarding microbreweries. 
SB 154authorize the production and transport of saltwater crustaceans. 
SC 4Honoring and commending South Dakota State University for its ten-year anniversary as a successful NCAA Division I university. 
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 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. 
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 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 7Directing the Executive Board to create a fifteen-member task force to study and make legislative proposals regarding alternatives to imprisonment for those convicted of the crime of ingestion of controlled substances. 
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. 
SJR 2Proposing and submitting to the voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, providing for wagering on sporting events. 
SR 2Recognizing the impact of Alzheimer's Disease and related dementias on persons living with these conditions, caregivers, and the State of South Dakota. 
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 1049revise certain provisions regarding driving after consuming certain drugs or substances. 
HB 1052revise certain provisions regarding the notice given to county commissioners for special sessions. 
HB 1055require parental notification and agreement before the institution of an order to withhold resuscitation from certain patients. 
HB 1057revise the definition of attest for the purposes of public accountancy. 
HB 1077revise provisions regarding designation of a no maintenance highway. 
HB 1083revise certain programs to support education in South Dakota. 
HB 1084revise certain programs to support the growth of South Dakota. 
HB 1085revise certain programs to advance health care in South Dakota. 
HB 1086revise certain programs to expand economic development in South Dakota. 
HB 1087promote intellectual diversity at certain institutions of higher education. 
HB 1089revise provisions regarding electronic livestock auctions. 
HB 1099provide for the designation of a caregiver to receive information regarding residents of treatment facilities. 
HB 1111provide for professional or occupational licensure for certain active duty military personnel and spouses. 
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 1157revise provisions regarding challenges to candidate nominating petitions. 
HB 1176provide for the regulation of saline tattoo removal by municipalities. 
HB 1178revise provisions regarding the beginning period for absentee voting. 
HB 1191legalize the growth, production, and processing of industrial hemp and derivative products in the state. 
HB 1197prohibit intentionally damaging monuments, statues, or memorials and provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1226revise the distance certain wind energy systems must be set back from surrounding property. 
HB 1230add clergy to the list of mandatory reporters for suspected child abuse or neglect. 
HB 1232lower the compulsory age for school attendance. 
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. 
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. 

Hearings

02/20 10:00 AM Senate State AffairsHB 1143revise provisions regarding contribution limits to political action committees. 
02/20 10:00 AM House Commerce and EnergyHB 1210authorize the direct shipment of wine by wine clubs. 

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