Senator J.E. 'Jim' Putnam — 2019


Picture of Senator J.E. 'Jim' Putnam

Party: Republican
Term: Other House
District: 19
Counties: Bon Homme, Douglas, Hanson, Hutchinson, McCook
Occupation: Promotional Advertising

Home Address:
PO Box 490
Armour, SD 57313-0490

Home: 605-724-2541
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business: 605-724-2976

Email: sen.putnam@state.sd.us

Session Committees

AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 363 
Joint AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 
Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 

Prime Sponsor

SC 19Honoring and commemorating the town of Armour on its quasquicentennial celebration. 
HB 1125increase the amount of certain veterans' bonus payments. 
HB 1126revise the salary schedule for veterans' service officers. 
HC 1001Honoring and supporting the Scotland Kuchen Feier on the occasion of its second annual event. 
HC 1002Honoring and supporting Czech Days in Tabor, South Dakota, on the occasion of its sixty-third anniversary. 
HC 1012Commending and honoring the forty-fifth anniversary of the Scottie Stampede Rodeo Days event and the Scotland Rodeo Club. 
HC 1014Honoring and commemorating the anniversary in 2011 of the fifty-third annual Schmeckfest in Freeman, South Dakota. 
HC 1016Recognizing and honoring James and Theresa Sedlacek on receiving the 2009 Spark Plug of Scotland Award. 
HC 1028Honoring and commemorating Tripp-Delmont/Armour boys basketball head coach Burnell Glanzer on earning his 600th career win on February 24, 2011. 

Co Sponsor

SB 2repeal, update, and make form and style revisions to certain provisions related to the Bureau of Administration. 
SB 3revise certain provisions regarding the administration of the state seal. 
SB 64provide that interest paid on negative balances in employers' experience rating accounts be credited to their experience rating accounts. 
SB 78repeal the provision that prohibits the use of federal income tax credits when assessing certain property. 
SB 106provide for reciprocal nonresident trapping licenses. 
SB 111extend for two years the period of time in which school districts may expend capital outlay funds for certain transportation, insurance, energy, and utility costs. 
SB 124authorize the Bureau of Administration to construct a maintenance shop in Pierre, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 126stabilize the funding of the state aid to education formula for two years by appropriating money from the education enhancement trust fund and borrowing money from certain school districts, to create the education stabilization fund, and to prohibit school districts from imposing an excess tax levy for two years. 
SB 152revise certain provisions concerning state aid to education, to revise and provide for the adjustment of the per student allocation for the state aid to general education formula, and to revise certain property tax levies for the general fund of a school district. 
SB 176provide for the crime of human trafficking, to establish the elements and degrees of the crime, and to provide penalties for the violation thereof. 
SC 2Commending and honoring United States Representative Gabrielle Giffords, United States District Court Judge John Roll, and all those who lost their lives and demonstrated courage in light of the tragedy that occurred in Tucson, Arizona on Saturday, January 8, 2011. 
SC 4Congratulating and honoring Susan Turnipseed of Brookings as South Dakota's 2011 Teacher of the Year. 
SC 5Congratulating and honoring the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology's Programming Team for competing in the 2011 World Finals of the Association for Computing's Intercollegiate Programming Contest. 
SC 6Commending and honoring the 2010 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
SC 13Recognizing the work of the Girl Scouts in combating bullying and cyber bullying. 
SC 15Commending and honoring Clarence W. Skye for his forty-one years of visionary work and service as the Executive Director of the United Sioux Tribes of South Dakota Development Corporation. 
SC 16Congratulating the Deuel High School Girls Gymnastics Team for winning the State Class A Gymnastics Team Tournament on February 18, 2011. 
SC 17Commending and honoring Jim Schlekeway, a teacher in the Mobridge-Pollock School District, on his retirement from the school district after forty-three exceptional years in education. 
SC 23Commending and honoring former Army Corporal Frank Buckles for his service in World War I. 
SCR 2Urging the United States Congress to appropriate $35 million in fiscal year 2012 for the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System 
SCR 4Endorsing the adoption of a national flag to honor and remember those who died while serving in America's military. 
HB 1119revise the procedure for reissuing certain alcoholic beverage licenses. 
HB 1123provide for reciprocal nonresident trapping licenses. 
HB 1127repeal the requirement that rear vehicle registration plates be illuminated. 
HB 1139remove the prohibition against certain appointive officers lobbying after completing their service in state government. 
HB 1158revise the filing deadlines for the nomination of certain independent candidates. 
HB 1191authorize school district boards to provide licensed day care facilities on or off school district property. 
HB 1192increase certain registration fees for the use of motor vehicles on the public highways. 
HB 1215repeal certain refund provisions of the motor fuel tax for certain nonhighway agricultural use of motor fuels and to provide for the distribution of such motor fuel tax. 
HC 1003Commending and honoring the 2009-2010 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: Dean Christensen, Deuel, School Superintendent; Susan Proefrock, Belle Fourche, School Business Official; Micy Highstreet, Tri-Valley, Elementary School Principal; Steve Benson, Deuel, Secondary School Principal; Kyley Cumbow, Pierre, Assistant Middle School Principal; Becky Guffin, Aberdeen, Curriculum Director and Kristi Wallin, Lennox, Director of Special Education for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. 
HC 1009Honoring 2011 Miss Rodeo America, McKenzie Haley. 
HC 1011Congratulating and honoring Coach Don Meyer, from Aberdeen, South Dakota, the winningest college basketball coach in NCAA history. 
HC 1013Commending and honoring the Mitchell School District Board of Education on its selection to receive the Associated School Boards of South Dakota School Board Award of Excellence for 2011. 
HC 1017commending the 200th Camo Quilt Project for their support of the 200th Engineer Company of the South Dakota National Guard. 
HC 1019Honoring, commending, and thanking the 2010 retirees of the South Dakota Highway Patrol. 
HC 1020commending and honoring David Linngren, a member of the Watertown School District Board of Education, on his selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota for 2010. 
HC 1022Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its sixtieth anniversary. 
HC 1023Congratulating and honoring the Flandreau Fliers High School Football Team, its coaches, and student managers for their 2010 South Dakota State 11B Championship season. 
HC 1024Honoring Randy Parry for his work with the Maroney Rural Learning Center and his contributions to rural South Dakota. 
HC 1027Commending and honoring Representative Stephanie Herseth Sandlin for her six and a half years of service in the U.S. House of Representatives. 
HC 1031Honoring former Governor M. Michael Rounds for his service as a South Dakota State Senator and the thirty-first Governor of South Dakota. 
HC 1039Commending and honoring SrA Blaine H. Reynolds for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Airman of the Year. 
HC 1040Commending and honoring Tsgt Jason C. Mark for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. 
HC 1041Commending and honoring MSgt Jonathan L. Goehring for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Senior Noncommissioned Officer of the Year. 
HC 1042Commending and honoring TSgt Thomas D. Dummermuth for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Honor Guard Member of the Year. 
HC 1043Commending and honoring MSgt Scott H. Leebens for his selection as the South Dakota Air National Guard Outstanding First Sergeant of the Year. 
HC 1044Commending and honoring Sgt. Tanner Haines for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Noncommissioned Officer of the Year (NCO) award. 
HC 1045Commending and honoring all the personnel of the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing for their selection as the most outstanding Air National Guard fighter unit in the nation. 
HC 1046Commending and honoring Spc. Rob Buechler for his selection as the South Dakota Army National Guard Soldier of the Year award. 
HC 1049Honoring the Webster Bearcats for winning the 2011 State B Wrestling Championship. 
HC 1050Honoring and recognizing Logan Storley on his state wrestling championship for the Webster High School Bearcats. 
HC 1052Commemorating the one hundred twenty-fifth anniversary of the Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce. 
HC 1053Commending and honoring Keith Cutler for his dedication to developing and promoting the sport of baseball throughout the state of South Dakota. 
HCR 1002To declare February 6, 2011, as Ronald Reagan Day, in South Dakota. 
HCR 1013Recognizing March 2, 2011, as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day in South Dakota. 

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