Representative Tom Jones — 2019


Picture of Representative Tom Jones

Party: Democrat
Term: New Member
District: 17
Counties: Clay, Turner
Occupation: Grocer

Home Address:
117 N. Kemper Street
Viborg, SD 57070

Home: 605-310-4171
Capitol: 605-773-3851


Email: sen.jones@state.sd.us

Session Committees

Commerce and EnergyMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 464 
EducationMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 413 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1044revise certain water project district voter eligibility provisions. 
SB 56revise the qualifications of a county veterans' service officer. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1051provide deadlines for the transmission of voter registration files. 
HB 1052revise the allowable ratio of pharmacy technicians to pharmacists. 
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 1058clarify the definition of motor vehicle for the purpose of supplemental automobile liability insurance. 
HB 1072provide for a study of the feasibility of establishing an equine processing facility and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1073authorize a loan from the REDI fund for the purpose of constructing an equine processing facility. 
HB 1076increase the fee for a payor to withhold child support. 
HB 1100prohibit certain business entities and affiliated persons from making political campaign contributions to state officeholders or candidates if the business entity does contractual business with certain state agencies. 
HB 1106provide a time period before certain action on the general appropriation bill may commence. 
HB 1120require persons applying or receiving certain aid or assistance from the state to submit to drug and substances tests. 
HB 1121revise certain legislative policies relating to the establishment of legislative districts. 
HB 1122restrict certain state purchases of gasoline to ethanol blends. 
HB 1131lower the state sales and use tax on certain food items and to increase the rate of taxation for the sales and use tax on certain goods and services. 
HB 1135require certification for operators of boilers in public buildings. 
HB 1168revise certain provisions regarding the public records open to inspection and copying. 
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 1186require certain children to be in booster seats when in motor vehicles. 
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 1201revise auditing requirements for water development districts. 
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 1212revise certain provisions regarding the county wheel tax. 
HB 1213limit increases in state government spending. 
HB 1216prohibit certain contract restrictions on the use of ethanol blender pumps by retailers. 
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 1009Honoring 2011 Miss Rodeo America, McKenzie Haley. 
HC 1012Commending and honoring the forty-fifth anniversary of the Scottie Stampede Rodeo Days event and the Scotland Rodeo Club. 
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 1015Honoring Mary Jo May on her participation and achievements in the Washington Internships for Native Students program. 
HC 1016Recognizing and honoring James and Theresa Sedlacek on receiving the 2009 Spark Plug of Scotland Award. 
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 1021Congratulating and commending the White River High School Boys Basketball Team for its State Class B Championship and successful 2009-2010 season. 
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 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 1048Endorsing the Read Across America program. 
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. 
HCR 1006In support of reforming the federal Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976. 
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 1013Recognizing March 2, 2011, as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day in South Dakota. 
SB 71prohibit the use of certain handheld electronic wireless devices for electronic messaging while driving. 
SB 74classify certain farm winery land as agricultural. 
SB 110revise certain provisions relating to collateral real estate mortgages. 
SB 119revise certain provisions relating to sureties for water user district treasurers. 
SB 120revise the amount of compensation that water user district directors may receive. 
SB 121authorize an alcoholic beverage retail license for certain malt beverage and wine dealers. 
SB 122revise certain provisions relating to the expenditure of water user district funds. 
SB 148increase the authorized number of nonresident waterfowl hunting licenses and to revise certain provisions regarding the number of allowable nonresident hunting days. 
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. 
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 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 6In support of reforming the federal Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976. 
SCR 7Urging Congress to enact legislation banning bisphenol A in children's products. 

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