Senator Red Dawn Foster — 2019


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Party: Democrat
Term: New Member
District: 27
Counties: Bennett, Haakon, Jackson, Pennington, Oglala Lakota
Occupation:

Home Address:
PO Box 165
Pine Ridge, SD 57770


Capitol: 605-773-3821


Email: RedDawn.Foster@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 412 
Health and Human ServicesMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 412 
Military and Veterans AffairsMember Call of Chair 8:00 AM TBA 
TransportationMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 423 

Interim Committees

State-Tribal RelationsMember 

Prime Sponsor

SB 184revise certain provisions regarding certification of utility permits. 
HB 1153revise certain provisions on the protection of historic properties. 
HB 1161revise certain provisions regarding the issuance of temporary permits for the use of public water. 
HB 1207revise provisions regarding banking. 
HB 1208establish certain provisions regarding inspections of food service and mobile food service establishments. 
HB 1237establish the duty to collect data and share information on missing and murdered indigenous persons. 
HB 1238revise provisions regarding training on missing and murdered indigenous persons. 
HB 1239revise certain provisions regarding temporary permits for the use of public water. 
HB 1240revise certain provisions regarding water permits. 
HB 1241establish certain provisions regarding training for human trafficking prevention. 
HB 1243revise provisions regarding hate crimes. 
HB 1246promote tribal economic development. 

Co Sponsor

SB 61provide certain provisions regarding nursing facility closures. 
SB 66remove the right of an annexing municipality to acquire service territory of an electric utility. 
SB 70revise certain provisions regarding hospital liens. 
SB 71prohibit capital punishment of any person with severe mental illness. 
SB 90revise provisions regarding certain financial interest statements filed by persons elected to state or local office. 
SB 99establish certain provisions regarding commercial security deposits. 
SB 113provide that certain information contained within applications for money lending licenses are public records. 
SB 114attribute campaign contributions by certain minors to their parents. 
SB 117authorize Spanish to be used in the process of issuing certain driver licenses and permits. 
SB 144remove certain sanctions regarding public assistance for certain felony drug offenders. 
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 160provide for calculations of sales tax revenues from sellers located outside of the state. 
SB 164establish procedures for the investigation of certain missing and murdered indigenous persons. 
SB 169allow a property tax extension for certain federal workers and to declare an emergency. 
SB 183revise certain provisions regarding buffer strips. 
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 16Honoring the life of John Knebel. 
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. 
SR 1Urging the President and United States Congress to act quickly to end the ongoing federal government shutdown. 
SR 3Commending and honoring Angela Kennecke for excellence in investigative reporting and service to the people of South Dakota. 
HB 1122revise references to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing. 
HB 1147establish a tribal flag display on the capitol grounds. 
HB 1148create a Commission on Indian Affairs. 
HB 1149provide an appropriation for the Native American achievement schools grant program. 
HB 1150establish a nonbeneficiary student scholarship program for certain students attending tribally controlled colleges and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1151permit certain acts at a school honoring or graduation ceremony. 
HB 1163establish the Tax Revenue Study Task Force to study tax revenue in this state. 
HB 1164revise certain provisions regarding the operation of vehicles upon the approach of authorized emergency vehicles. 
HB 1165establish the South Dakota prepaid college program and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1166prohibit the obligation recovery center from imposing a cost recovery fee on any debts owed within the Board of Regents' system. 
HB 1175establish the Early Learning Advisory Council. 
HB 1176provide for the regulation of saline tattoo removal by municipalities. 
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 1209clarify provisions regarding tobacco products. 
HB 1214prohibit certain licenses and registrations from being withheld from certain persons owing a debt within the Board of Regents' system. 
HB 1215revise provisions regarding the posting of county and municipality ordinances. 
HB 1230add clergy to the list of mandatory reporters for suspected child abuse or neglect. 
HB 1231revise certain provisions regarding emergency commitment. 
HB 1267prohibit county commissioners from holding municipal office. 
HB 1269temporarily revise the statute of limitations for bringing a civil action for certain cases of child sexual abuse. 
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 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 1007To refer to the voters the question of whether the state should expand Medicaid under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. 

Hearings

02/19 02:00 PM House of RepresentativesHB 1237establish the duty to collect data and share information on missing and murdered indigenous persons. 
02/19 02:00 PM House of RepresentativesHB 1238revise provisions regarding training on missing and murdered indigenous persons. 
02/20 03:00 PM House State AffairsHB 1246promote tribal economic development. 

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