Representative Dan Ahlers — 2019


Picture of Representative Dan Ahlers

Party: Democrat
Term: New Member
District: 25
Counties: Minnehaha
Occupation: Small Business Owner

Home Address:
913 N. Washington Ave.
Dell Rapids, SD 57022

Home: 605-940-3071
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business: 605-428-5800

Email: Dan.Ahlers@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Commerce and EnergyMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 464 
TransportationMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 413 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1118authorize the issuance of special off-sale package wine dealers licenses. 
HB 1165prohibit certain immunizations from containing more than trace amounts of mercury. 
HB 1242require the Department of Education and the Board of Regents to establish certain programs for children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing. 
HB 1296authorize community renewable energy development projects and to provide for certain tax benefits for such projects. 
HC 1034Honoring Sue Horstmeyer for her years of dedicated service to the South Dakota education system. 
SB 71establish a rural community-based energy development program. 
SB 91establish design and construction standards for newly constructed or renovated state buildings, public school facilities, and higher education facilities. 
SB 195create the South Dakota Commission on Higher Pay and Economic Prosperity, to prescribe its duties, and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SCR 9Urging the use of market-driven upstream carbon offset programs in the development of regional carbon trading systems. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1002revise the style and form of certain provisions and to delete certain obsolete provisions regarding labor and employment and the Department of Labor. 
HB 1003revise the style and form of certain provisions and to delete certain obsolete provisions regarding unemployment compensation. 
HB 1004revise the style and form of certain provisions and to delete certain obsolete provisions regarding workers' compensation. 
HB 1114revise certain provisions concerning the definition and operation of farm wineries. 
HB 1122increase the jurisdictional amount in certain civil actions and small claims proceedings. 
HB 1128provide for the regulation of tanning devices. 
HB 1139revise certain provisions of the South Dakota Business Corporations Act regarding the issuance of shares and cumulative voting for directors. 
HB 1155provide for the practice and regulation of licensed midwives. 
HB 1184create a renewable energy property tax incentive program. 
HB 1197revise certain provisions regarding the requirement of passenger restraint in a passenger vehicle. 
HB 1198revise the amount of a judgment in a petty offense case. 
HB 1214create a required minimum salary for teachers who teach in school districts that receive state aid funding. 
HB 1230appropriate money to promote the development of centers for secondary career and technical education. 
HB 1231increase the one-time payments made to school districts with growing enrollments. 
HB 1237revise certain provisions regarding the prohibition of smoking in certain public places or places of employment. 
HB 1239permit persons convicted of driving under the influence to operate a vehicle for 24/7 sobriety testing and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1244require the county planning and zoning commission to publish certain minutes. 
HB 1251authorize the Board of Regents to acquire land for the Higher Education Center--West River. 
HB 1255provide for the titling and registration of certain low-speed vehicles. 
HB 1256require certain disclosures when selling labor law posters to employers. 
HB 1258require that certain gift certificates conspicuously disclose information regarding fees and expiration dates. 
HB 1272revise the defined sources of renewable electricity and recycled energy. 
HB 1284require certain employees acquiring real property to be certified, licensed, or registered by the Department of Revenue and Regulation as real estate appraisers. 
HB 1299establish a task force to study highway needs and financing of highway needs in the state and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1302establish notification requirements for certain relatives of children in the custody of the Department of Social Services. 
HB 1303require the South Dakota State Library to deliver services and materials to residents in remote areas of the state, and to deliver those services and materials free of charge. 
HB 1304implement the recommendations of the Indian Child Welfare Commission. 
HB 1315create a Highway Finance Task Force to study highway needs and financing. 
HC 1002Honoring Louie Krogman of White River, South Dakota, for setting the all-time scoring record for South Dakota boys' high school basketball. 
HC 1003Honoring Brittany Davis of Waubay as the 2008 South Dakota Snow Queen. 
HC 1009Honoring Drew Carroll for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. 
HC 1010Honoring Drew Whitney for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. 
HC 1011Honoring the life, character, and achievements of Chief David Beautiful Bald Eagle. 
HC 1013Honoring Lisa Jan Thvedt, of Beresford, South Dakota, for being selected to represent her state as South Dakota's Junior Miss 2007 in the America's Junior Miss Scholarship Program in Mobile, Alabama. 
HC 1023Honoring the 2007 University of Sioux Falls Football Team and the students and staff involved in the football program. 
HC 1024Honoring Toby Flint of Brookings as a recipient of a 2008 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
HC 1033Honoring Dora Brugier of Eagle Butte for her lifelong civic contributions as a Lakota storyteller, deacon, grandmother, aunt, mother, and community leader. 
HC 1035Honoring Sarah Thvedt as a distinguished finalist for the Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
HC 1037Commending and honoring Casimir Ziolkowski for pushing forward with his father's dream of the Crazy Horse Memorial. 
HCR 1002To commend Taiwan on its contributions to the promotion of freedom, democracy, and human rights, and to support its efforts to join certain international organizations. 
HCR 1003Supporting a Taiwan-United States free trade agreement. 
HCR 1005To declare March 29, 2008, as Vietnam Veterans Day, in South Dakota. 
HCR 1009Supporting full funding, at the federal level, for immigration and custom enforcement officers for the detention of persons who have been determined to be in South Dakota illegally and have been reported to them by local law enforcement officers. 
HCR 1010Supporting the "25 by 25" Initiative and promoting the increased production of renewable energy by the agricultural community. 
HCR 1011Expressing the Legislature's consummate respect and appreciation for the service of Master Sergeant Woodrow Wilson Keeble, Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate, a recipient of the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military award. 
HJR 1001To propose a constitutional amendment to repeal certain provisions of the State Constitution relating to corporations. 
HJR 1002Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article XIV of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota to clarify which educational institutions are under the control of the Board of Regents. 
HJR 1004To propose a constitutional amendment to provide for a maximum of forty legislative days each year. 
SB 65define intentional exposure to HIV infection by sexual intercourse as a sex crime subject to registry as a sex offender. 
SB 68repeal certain provisions regarding mufflers on motorcycles. 
SB 82revise certain provisions concerning the accumulation of funds by counties for capital outlay purposes. 
SB 83repeal a medical malpractice limitation applicable to minors aged six or over. 
SB 89direct the State-Tribal Relations Committee to hold hearings on certain issues related to Native American health care. 
SB 100revise the definition of certain public entities that are prohibited from making political campaign contributions. 
SB 101authorize funding for certain tribal colleges to defray certain costs associated with educating nonbeneficiary students at tribal colleges and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 103establish certain provisions regarding the use of replacement crash parts in the repair of certain motor vehicles. 
SB 108revise certain provisions regarding the directional sign program for certain business establishments located near an interstate or primary highway. 
SB 118establish a wind energy incentive payment program and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 120require that certain bond sales be competitive. 
SB 121revise the definition of trans-state transmission facility. 
SB 122provide a legislative deadline for the adoption of the budget for the Department of Education. 
SB 126allow municipalities and counties to issue additional on-sale alcoholic beverage licenses. 
SB 147revise certain provisions regarding the enforcement of seat belt laws. 
SB 149increase general funding for school districts, to impose a temporary limit on the growth of state general fund spending, and to suspend the transfer of moneys from the general fund to the budget reserve fund and to the property tax reduction fund. 
SB 150increase general funding for schools, to impose a temporary limit on the growth of state general fund spending, to suspend the transfer of moneys from the general fund to the budget reserve fund and to the property tax reduction fund, to provide funding for the postsecondary technical institutes, to provide for the modernization of science facilities and laboratories at public universities, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 152increase the biennial pesticide registration fee and to revise its allocation for the weed and pest fund. 
SB 164clarify the application of certain statutes relative to contraception and birth control. 
SB 172appropriate money to the Department of Public Safety to fund the South Dakota Highway Patrol. 
SB 176authorize the Legislative Research Council to remodel, renovate, and furnish certain facilities on the fourth floor of the State Capitol Building for use by the Legislature, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 184establish an incentive grant program for the installation of ethanol blender pumps and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 185restrict the combination of numbers and letters which may be permitted on personalized motor vehicle license plates. 
SB 192authorize the Board of Regents to lease a site for delivery of public higher education in Pierre and to use money appropriated by the Legislature from the higher education facilities fund to make lease payments therefor. 
SC 1Honoring and supporting Czech Days in Tabor, South Dakota, on the occasion of its sixtieth anniversary. 
SC 3Honoring Tom Schlimgen of Scotland, for his dedication to the sport of baseball and his induction into the South Dakota Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame. 
SC 8Recognizing and congratulating the Scotland Highlander Football Team for winning the 2007 State Class 9A Football Championship. 
SC 14Commending the Stratford Community Theatre and its many volunteers for building social and economic bonds in their local communities through the performing arts. 
SC 18Commending and honoring the 2007 Habitat for Humanity—South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year: Laurie Shelton, Huron, Beadle County Habitat for Humanity; Barbara Garcia and Mayor Jim Shaw, Rapid City, Black Hills Area Habitat for Humanity; Steve Helling, Brookings, Brookings Area Habitat for Humanity; Melanie Urich, Dacotah Tipis Habitat for Humanity; Rita Edwards, Madison, East Central SD Habitat for Humanity; Harry Kittams, Sioux Falls, Greater Sioux Falls Habitat for Humanity; Doris Holden, Pierre, Oahe Habitat for Humanity; First Financial Bank USA, Okiciyapi Tipi Habitat for Humanity; Clint Waara, Pierre, Sicangu Tikaga Okiciyapi Habitat for Humanity; Thomas Burns, Watertown, Watertown Region Habitat for Humanity; Barb Mechtenberg, Habitat for Humanity of Yankton County; Sicangu Takaga Okiciyapi Habitat for Humanity, Habitat for Humanity Midwest Resource Center; and StarMark, Sioux Falls, Habitat for Humanity—South Dakota, Inc. 
SCR 3requesting all state agencies and all local governments which subsidize new business development in the state to require certain benefitting businesses to pay a living wage and to provide adequate health benefits to its employees. 
SCR 5Urging the Midwest Independent System Operator to reconsider its pricing methodology with respect to certain energy transmission costs. 
SCR 6Recognizing the Boys and Girls Clubs of the South Dakota Alliance and commending the individuals, communities, and tribes that financially support the clubs. 
SCR 10Urging the Congress and the President of the United States to restore funding for the Lewis & Clark Regional Water System. 
SCR 12Recognizing the United States of America Women's Olympic Softball Team. 

Hearings

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