Representative Mark T. DeVries — 2019


Picture of Representative Mark T. DeVries

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

Home Address:
24865 SD Hwy 63
Belvidere, SD 57521

Home: 605-344-2289
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business: 605-685-3561

Email: rep.DeVries@state.sd.us

Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 414 
EducationMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 413 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1305revise provisions related to a state animal identification program and to prohibit participation by the State of South Dakota in a national animal identification system. 
HB 1306allow certain students to participate in the opportunity scholarship program under certain circumstances. 
SB 96provide for the issuance of landowner-sponsored big game hunting licenses. 
SB 170authorize a loan from the REDI fund for the purpose of constructing an equine processing facility. 
SB 194provide for the establishment of public charter schools, of the State Board for Public Charter Schools, and the creation, operation, and maintenance of public charter schools. 
SCR 7Petitioning the United States Congress to repeal the REAL ID Act. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1112revise certain provisions related to the direction, supervision, and registration fees for veterinary technicians. 
HB 1121prohibit the employment of illegal aliens and to provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1123establish a state renewable and recycled energy objective and to provide certain reporting requirements. 
HB 1127establish a loan repayment program for veterinarians and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1138prohibit the use of a false academic degree or a degree that is not completed. 
HB 1140provide for the issuance without charge of certain big game licenses to resident active duty military personnel. 
HB 1144make an appropriation for costs related to the purchase of motorcycles for use in the motorcycle safety training courses, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1147allow the small school adjustment in the state aid to education formula to increase in value each year based upon the per student allocation. 
HB 1148exempt the land application of certain solid waste used for irrigation purposes from requirements related to large-scale solid waste facilities. 
HB 1153establish requirements and procedures for the certification of parent-taught driver education courses and to allow parents to teach driver education to their qualified children. 
HB 1155provide for the practice and regulation of licensed midwives. 
HB 1160add a portion of roadway in Mellette County to the state trunk highway system as a part of Highway 63. 
HB 1164authorize the purchase or lease of computer hardware and software through the general fund of school districts. 
HB 1169clarify certain provisions regarding the contractor's excise tax for isolated or occasional realty improvements. 
HB 1171authorize the hunting of mountain lions as predator/varmints in certain areas of the state. 
HB 1180appropriate money for the Northern Crops Institute. 
HB 1181revise certain provisions concerning information related to the assessment of property that is to be provided by the director of equalization. 
HB 1208reimburse certain motorists involved in vehicle collisions with wildlife. 
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 1258require that certain gift certificates conspicuously disclose information regarding fees and expiration dates. 
HB 1263establish a hunter mentoring program, to authorize hunting under certain conditions by persons less than sixteen years of age, and to authorize the Game, Fish and Parks Commission to promulgate rules. 
HB 1265prohibit the sale, purchase, use, or possession of alcohol without liquid devices. 
HB 1290exempt certain entities from certain requirements for persons in the business of mortgage lending. 
HB 1297provide a maximum finance charge for short-term consumer loans and title loans. 
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 1317require the Department of Education to develop a pilot program which provides certain school district information on a centralized website and to provide certain reporting requirements. 
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 1006Honoring Marletta Pacheco for her efforts as the founder of the South Dakota Prisoner Support Group.  
HC 1007Expressing appreciation to the groups and agencies associated with the observance of Native American Day at the Capitol. 
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 1024Honoring Toby Flint of Brookings as a recipient of a 2008 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
HC 1034Honoring Sue Horstmeyer for her years of dedicated service to the South Dakota education system. 
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 1001Requesting the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to give Martha Smith of Fairburn, South Dakota, the hide of a mountain lion she recently killed. 
HCR 1005To declare March 29, 2008, as Vietnam Veterans Day, in South Dakota. 
HCR 1006 Urging that the delisting of gray wolves as a threatened or endangered species be extended to include all parts of South Dakota. 
HCR 1007Supporting the establishment of USDA-inspected horse processing plants in the State of 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 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 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 1003To propose a constitutional amendment to repeal certain reimbursement restrictions for travel by legislators to and from a legislative session. 
SB 10include Dakota and Nakota with certain requirements for instruction in the Lakota language. 
SB 88require abortion facilities to offer sonograms to pregnant women under certain circumstances. 
SB 107authorize county special assessments for certain improvements, maintenance, and repair to roadways in unorganized townships. 
SB 110provide increased funding for the maintenance of state highways and roads by eliminating the tax differential between ethanol blends and motor fuel through an increase in the fuel excise tax rate on ethanol blends. 
SB 111extend the prohibition of road hunting of big game to include hunting using certain additional weapons. 
SB 133require that any adult arrested for a qualifying offense provide a DNA sample. 
SB 134increase the pesticide registration fee, to revise its allocation, to revise certain related provisions, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 152increase the biennial pesticide registration fee and to revise its allocation for the weed and pest fund. 
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 181create the South Dakota teachers tuition reimbursement program. 
SC 8Recognizing and congratulating the Scotland Highlander Football Team for winning the 2007 State Class 9A Football Championship. 
SCR 1Supporting the use of video cameras in state, tribal, and local law enforcement vehicles. 
SCR 2Urging Congress to provide additional funding for tribal historic preservation offices. 
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 8Opposing efforts in Congress to expand the jurisdiction of the federal Clean Water Act by revising the terms "navigable waters" and "waters of the United States". 
SCR 12Recognizing the United States of America Women's Olympic Softball Team. 

Hearings

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