Senator Bob Ewing — 2019


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Majority Whip

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 31
Counties: Lawrence
Occupation: Business Owner/Rancher

Home Address:
PO Box 607
Spearfish, SD 57783

Home: 605-722-5559
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business: 605-641-9095

Email: Bob.Ewing@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 412 
Local GovernmentMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 412 
State AffairsChair MWF 10:00 AM Room 414 

Interim Committees

BondingMember 
Executive BoardMember 

Prime Sponsor

SJR 2Proposing and submitting to the voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, providing for wagering on sporting events. 
HB 1049revise certain provisions regarding driving after consuming certain drugs or substances. 
HB 1120appropriate funds for forest health and resilience. 

Co Sponsor

SB 8provide for a statewide resource information system. 
SB 52require a survey to determine the adequacy of civics and history instruction in accredited schools. 
SB 55require the national motto of the United States to be displayed in public schools. 
SB 60require the secretary of public safety to provide recommendations to the Legislature on a statewide threat assessment plan. 
SB 63increase the penalty for a subsequent conviction for trespass to hunt, fish, or trap. 
SB 65provide for the construction, renovation, improvement, remodeling, alteration, addition to and repairing of courthouses, jails, incarceration reduction facilities, and other necessary buildings. 
SB 66establish an interim legislative committee to study issues related to electric services in an annexed area. 
SB 68define certain acts as misbranding of food products. 
SB 71prohibit capital punishment of any person with severe mental illness. 
SB 79increase the penalty for theft of a firearm. 
SB 84authorize the possession and administration of opioid antagonists by school district and nonpublic school personnel, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 90revise provisions regarding certain financial interest statements filed by persons elected to state or local office. 
SB 92revise certain provisions regarding the signature requirements for municipal elections. 
SB 93revise certain provisions regarding instruction and restricted driving permits. 
SB 107revise provisions regarding rape. 
SB 112provide for the assessment of certain agricultural land as noncropland. 
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 149increase the amount authorized for certain brand fees and to authorize a brand registration application fee. 
SB 154authorize the production and transport of saltwater crustaceans. 
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 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. 
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 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. 
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 1055require parental notification and agreement before the institution of an order to withhold resuscitation from certain patients. 
HB 1059revise certain provisions regarding vehicle dealer licensing. 
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 1072correct a definition in the Uniform Unsworn Domestic Declarations Act. 
HB 1082to revise certain provisions regarding scrap metal purchases. 
HB 1088prohibit the use of certain electronic devices while driving. 
HB 1123provide for the verification of hours worked on computers for certain government contracts. 
HB 1160revise certain provisions regarding emergency management. 
HC 1002Honoring the life of Beverly Smith. 
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 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 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. 

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