Representative Mike Verchio — 2019


Picture of Representative Mike Verchio

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 30
Counties: Custer, Fall River, Pennington
Occupation: Retired

Home Address:
289 Rainbow Ridge Ct.
Hill City, SD 57745

Home: 605-574-2466
Capitol: 605-773-3851


Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 414 
TransportationChair TTh 10:00 AM Room 413 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1037revise certain posting requirements relating to hunting in the Black Hills Fire Protection District. 
HB 1095prohibit certain acts of sexual contact between certain school employees and students and to provide penalties therefor. 
HB 1148revise the minimum wage law for certain seasonal employees and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1177revise certain provisions regarding the use of eminent domain. 
SB 55allow the shooting of coyotes from snowmobiles. 
SB 114provide that parties to a divorce or separate maintenance action be restrained from making changes to insurance coverage. 
SB 121authorize an alcoholic beverage retail license for certain malt beverage and wine dealers. 
SB 144establish dates to begin absentee voting for primary and general elections. 
SB 177increase certain registration fees and taxes for the use of motor vehicles on the public highways. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1047revise certain prairie dog shooting season provisions. 
HB 1048provide for the distribution of the proceeds of certain civil fines and civil penalties. 
HB 1049require that funds from the sale of certain estrays and livestock on "hold" status be deposited in the permanent school fund. 
HB 1054increase the amount that the court may assess against the defendant for failure to appear in regard to certain motor vehicle violations. 
HB 1061provide for the practice and regulation of registered midwives. 
HB 1063provide for the deposit in the general fund of the proceeds from the sale of certain contraband or abandoned items by the Department of Game, Fish and Parks. 
HB 1064deposit certain funds associated with snowmobiles and motorized boats into the state highway fund. 
HB 1065transfer money from the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to South Dakota State University for wildlife and fisheries instruction. 
HB 1066provide a penalty for violations of custody or visitation decrees. 
HB 1068require that certain land acquisitions by the State of South Dakota be conditioned upon subsequent legislative approval. 
HB 1069define electronic communication devices for certain crimes involving threatening or harassing calls. 
HB 1071revise certain provisions relating to the salaries and per diem of county commissioners. 
HB 1078allow municipalities, counties, and school districts to post certain information on the internet in addition to or in lieu of certain publication requirements. 
HB 1083revise certain state education benefits for veterans. 
HB 1084require drug screening for county sheriffs. 
HB 1085prohibit certain political advertising in highway rights-of-way. 
HB 1086require the Department of Game, Fish and Parks to receive the approval of the Senate before acquiring certain land. 
HB 1088make certain legislative findings concerning the constitutionality of certain federal health care laws. 
HB 1094revise certain provisions concerning the filing of campaign finance disclosure statements. 
HB 1109revise certain provisions concerning the township road system. 
HB 1120require persons applying or receiving certain aid or assistance from the state to submit to drug and substances tests. 
HB 1132exempt certain seasonal employees from obtaining a applicator license to apply pesticides. 
HB 1135require certification for operators of boilers in public buildings. 
HB 1136extend the current fee charged for annual report filings for one year. 
HB 1140require the development of school safety plans and to require the conduct of lockdown drills in accredited schools. 
HB 1144create a statutory lien for certain health care providers. 
HB 1146limit copayment or coinsurance amounts for chiropractic services. 
HB 1152provide for drug testing for certain TANF recipients. 
HB 1153prohibit the Board of Education from adopting certain standards for the subject of history. 
HB 1157revise the rate of the insurance company premium and annuity taxes applied to court appearance bonds and to establish an annual fee for certificate of authority for domestic insurers issuing court appearance bonds. 
HB 1163allow certain disabled veterans to obtain a disabled hunter permit. 
HB 1164authorize senior citizens to hunt from vehicles. 
HB 1169provide for the enlargement of special zoning areas, to revise certain provisions regarding special zoning areas, and to provide for the appointment of special zoning area commissions. 
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 1176prohibit county commissioners from providing health insurance for themselves or other part-time county employees. 
HB 1178restrict the entry of conservation officers onto certain private land without permission. 
HB 1181authorize the release of information related to users of certain state lodging facilities. 
HB 1182provide for the release of information relating to persons attending or invited to certain state-sponsored events. 
HB 1183protect the rights of public employees to participate in certain political activities and to have contact with elected officials. 
HB 1184limit the subrogation of certain insurers unless and until the insured is fully compensated. 
HB 1185regulate persons offering speech-language pathology to the public. 
HB 1188authorize landowners and lessees to possess certain game animal and game bird trophies. 
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 1197require the party affiliations of candidates for municipal and school elections to be printed on the ballot. 
HB 1198provide for the state and local enforcement of certain federal immigration laws, to criminalize the knowing transportation, concealment, or solicitation of illegal aliens, and to provide penalties therefor. 
HB 1199provide for a compact concerning citizenship. 
HB 1204prohibit businesses and employers from establishing certain policies against the ability of an invitee or employee to store firearms and ammunition in a locked motor vehicle parked on the premises. 
HB 1205provide for the distribution of certain stimulus money as state aid to education. 
HB 1216prohibit certain contract restrictions on the use of ethanol blender pumps by retailers. 
HB 1224provide a maximum finance charge for payday loans and title loans. 
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 1015Honoring Mary Jo May on her participation and achievements in the Washington Internships for Native Students program. 
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 1029Commending and honoring the life of former Lieutenant Governor William Dougherty for his years of service to South Dakota. 
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 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 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 1002To declare February 6, 2011, as Ronald Reagan Day, in South Dakota. 
HCR 1004Making certain legislative findings about the constitutionality of the federal health care system. 
HCR 1007Endorsing Taiwan's participation as observer in the International Civil Aviation Organization and United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. 
HCR 1008Expressing opposition to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' proposal to levy fees for the storage of water in the Missouri River reservoirs. 
HCR 1009 Urging the reinstatement and funding of federal inspection programs governing equine slaughter and processing facilities. 
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 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 60repeal the reduction in state aid to general education funding for any school district that receives proceeds from the Commission on Gaming. 
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 73establish a preference for veterans and disabled persons when leasing residential property owned by counties. 
SB 74classify certain farm winery land as agricultural. 
SB 78repeal the provision that prohibits the use of federal income tax credits when assessing certain property. 
SB 83revise certain requirements relating to the publication of municipal ordinances and resolutions. 
SB 84revise certain provisions regarding administrative penalties when filing campaign finance disclosure statements. 
SB 86revise the investment fee rate for certain employers and to declare an emergency. 
SB 88revise certain penalties involving the bribery of a voter. 
SB 100repeal certain provisions regarding unemployment insurance benefit eligibility of workers attending approved training. 
SB 101provide a penalty for denying access to public records. 
SB 104require each school district to develop a policy to prohibit bullying that meets certain requirements. 
SB 105require the use of an ignition interlock device in motor vehicles used by certain persons guilty of a second violation of driving under the influence and to provide for certain penalties with regard to ignition interlock devices. 
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 148increase the authorized number of nonresident waterfowl hunting licenses and to revise certain provisions regarding the number of allowable nonresident hunting days. 
SB 151revise the grandfathering provisions and renewal requirements of massage therapy licensure. 
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 156prohibit the employment of unauthorized aliens, and to provide penalties therefor. 
SB 158toll the Department of Environment and Natural Resources administrative rules on underground injection control Class III wells and in situ leach mining until the department obtains primary enforcement authority of the comparable federal programs. 
SB 170amend the South Dakota Uniform Securities Act with certain provisions relating to fraud and civil liability. 
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 12Honoring and supporting the Isabel Celebration in Isabel, South Dakota, on the occasion of the town's centennial anniversary. 
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 1Honoring pregnancy care centers. 
SCR 2Urging the United States Congress to appropriate $35 million in fiscal year 2012 for the Lewis and Clark Regional Water System 

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