Representative Jim Bolin — 2019


Picture of Representative Jim Bolin

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 16
Counties: Lincoln, Union
Occupation: Retired Educator

Home Address:
403 W. 11th St.
Canton, SD 57013

Home: 605-261-9669
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business: 605-261-9669

Email: Jim.Bolin@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 
Joint AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1075provide for legislative redistricting based on single-member house districts. 
HB 1150revise the calculation of the state aid to education formula by eliminating the two-year averaging option for school districts with a declining enrollment. 
HB 1151provide procedures by which adopted persons may obtain their original birth certificates. 
HB 1153prohibit the Board of Education from adopting certain standards for the subject of history. 
HCR 1002To declare February 6, 2011, as Ronald Reagan Day, in South Dakota. 
SB 71prohibit the use of certain handheld electronic wireless devices for electronic messaging while driving. 
SB 92extend for three years the period of time in which school districts may expend capital outlay funds for certain transportation, insurance, energy, and utility costs, to include group health insurance costs among those costs, and to increase the percentage of capital outlay funds which may be expended for those costs. 
SB 167repeal certain sales and use tax exemptions. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1037revise certain posting requirements relating to hunting in the Black Hills Fire Protection District. 
HB 1044revise certain water project district voter eligibility provisions. 
HB 1051provide deadlines for the transmission of voter registration files. 
HB 1054increase the amount that the court may assess against the defendant for failure to appear in regard to certain motor vehicle violations. 
HB 1056establish an additional time period during which fireworks may be sold and discharged and to revise certain provisions regarding county regulation of fireworks. 
HB 1066provide a penalty for violations of custody or visitation decrees. 
HB 1069define electronic communication devices for certain crimes involving threatening or harassing calls. 
HB 1070prohibit school districts from employing school counselors who are not certified. 
HB 1076increase the fee for a payor to withhold child support. 
HB 1077establish performance standards for principals, to require an annual evaluation of principals, and to provide for the development of a model evaluation instrument. 
HB 1079repeal certain provisions related to the purchase of firearms by out-of-state residents. 
HB 1080modify the date on which the annual financial reports of school districts are considered past due. 
HB 1081eliminate the requirement that certain political subdivisions purchase an accounting manual. 
HB 1085prohibit certain political advertising in highway rights-of-way. 
HB 1104revise the deadline for withdrawing from a primary election. 
HB 1111revise the amount reverted to the general fund from the financing statement and annual reporting filing fund. 
HB 1123provide for reciprocal nonresident trapping licenses. 
HB 1127repeal the requirement that rear vehicle registration plates be illuminated. 
HB 1128modify the registration of certain anemometer towers used for wind energy testing purposes. 
HB 1136extend the current fee charged for annual report filings for one year. 
HB 1137prohibit the sale of caffeinated alcoholic beverages. 
HB 1149allow legal residents of the United States to obtain a concealed pistol permit. 
HB 1158revise the filing deadlines for the nomination of certain independent candidates. 
HB 1170require schools to provide instruction on certain historical documents and speeches. 
HB 1171expand the definition of justifiable homicide to provide for the protection of certain unborn children. 
HB 1178restrict the entry of conservation officers onto certain private land without permission. 
HB 1185regulate persons offering speech-language pathology to the public. 
HB 1192increase certain registration fees for the use of motor vehicles on the public highways. 
HB 1193clarify certain statutes prohibiting political subdivisions from restricting firearms. 
HB 1194establish the State of South Dakota endowment fund. 
HB 1197require the party affiliations of candidates for municipal and school elections to be printed on the ballot. 
HB 1203allow school districts, for a period of two years, to transfer funds from the capital outlay fund to the general fund under certain circumstances. 
HB 1205provide for the distribution of certain stimulus money as state aid to education. 
HB 1210provide for the lease of hunting rights on certain school and public lands. 
HB 1211establish provisions to enhance education in the state concerning the history of labor and collective bargaining. 
HB 1216prohibit certain contract restrictions on the use of ethanol blender pumps by retailers. 
HB 1217establish certain legislative findings pertaining to the decision of a pregnant mother considering termination of her relationship with her child by an abortion, to establish certain procedures to better insure that such decisions are voluntary, uncoerced, and informed, and to revise certain causes of action for professional negligence relating to performance of an abortion. 
HB 1218prohibit surrogate mother contracts, to prohibit enforcement of such arrangements, and to establish standards to award custody of children born as a result of such arrangements. 
HB 1225conduct a study on the feasibility of maintaining aircraft under the control of the Department of Transportation. 
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 1008Commending and honoring the Arlington Cardinals Girls State Class B Volleyball Championship Team, coaches, and staff. 
HC 1009Honoring 2011 Miss Rodeo America, McKenzie Haley. 
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 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 1019Honoring, commending, and thanking the 2010 retirees of the South Dakota Highway Patrol. 
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 1028Honoring and commemorating Tripp-Delmont/Armour boys basketball head coach Burnell Glanzer on earning his 600th career win on February 24, 2011. 
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 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 1001Honoring the historical, political, cultural, social, and economic relationships among Canada, the United States, and the State of South Dakota, and recognizing January 24, 2011, as Canada Day at the Capitol. 
HCR 1007Endorsing Taiwan's participation as observer in the International Civil Aviation Organization and United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. 
HCR 1010Recognizing the needs of certain veterans for state assistance. 
HCR 1011Expressing support for civic education in the public schools in South Dakota, and recognizing March 9, 2011, as Civic Education Day at the state capitol. 
HCR 1012Urging local safety measures relating to horses and other animal entries in parades. 
HCR 1013Recognizing March 2, 2011, as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day in South Dakota. 
HJR 1004Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article V, section 1 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota relating to prohibiting the application of international law, the law of foreign nations, and certain foreign religious or moral codes in the state courts of South Dakota. 
SB 54criminalize certain acts exploiting minors and to provide a penalty therefor. 
SB 59revise certain provisions clarifying that counties are not responsible for constructing, repairing, and maintaining roads contained in improvement districts. 
SB 65allow nonpublic schools accredited by certain accrediting agencies other than the Department of Education to become members of the South Dakota High School Activities Association. 
SB 80apply certain provisions concerning actions for recovery of damages for personal injury or death to municipal officers, employees, and volunteers. 
SB 86revise the investment fee rate for certain employers and to declare an emergency. 
SB 99revise the provisions that determine the amount of the motor vehicle registration fees that shall be applied based on the age of the vehicles. 
SB 109authorize the secretary of state to promulgate rules concerning lobbyist registration fees, to impose a penalty for the failure to timely file lobbyist or lobbyist employer reports, and to repeal certain provisions concerning lobbyists who fail to comply with certain requirements. 
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 125revise the time period for computing unemployment insurance employer contribution rates. 
SB 132provide the right of first refusal to construct and own electric transmission lines to incumbent electric utilities. 
SB 149establish policies for youth athletes with concussions resulting from participation in youth athletic activities. 
SB 156prohibit the employment of unauthorized aliens, and to provide penalties therefor. 
SB 161prohibit certain unfair or discriminatory practices based on veteran or military status. 
SB 170amend the South Dakota Uniform Securities Act with certain provisions relating to fraud and civil liability. 
SB 172reduce the interest rate applied for certain judgements, liens, and damages. 
SB 183provide for the application of LEAN techniques to certain state agencies and to repeal the legislative review of state agencies. 
SC 1Honoring the city of Deadwood on its fiftieth anniversary as a National Historic Landmark. 
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 6Commending and honoring the 2010 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
SC 9Honoring Erin Williams of Watertown, South Dakota Girls State Governor, and Daniel Wanous 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. 
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 19Honoring and commemorating the town of Armour on its quasquicentennial celebration. 
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 9Memorializing the Congress of the United States to balance the federal budget and hold itself to the same fiscal standards to which it expects its citizens to adhere. 

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