Representative John Mills — 2020


Picture of Representative John Mills

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 04
Counties: Brookings, Codington, Deuel, Grant
Occupation: Construction/Real Estate Development

Home Address:
21730 464th Ave.
Volga, SD 57071

Home: 605-826-4290
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business: 605-697-3118

Email: John.Mills@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

TaxationMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 464 
TransportationChair TTh 10:00 AM Room 413 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1082to revise certain provisions regarding scrap metal purchases. 
HB 1185revise provisions regarding farm wineries. 
HB 1252increase the state's percentage of video lottery revenues and provide for the deposit of certain excess revenues. 
HB 1253provide funding for advertising that addresses the negative aspects of gambling. 
HR 1006Recognizing the deleterious effects of gambling and video lottery. 
SC 37Commending and honoring Korbin Leddy as a recipient of a 2019 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1040establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. 
HB 1043require the Department of Social Services to collect and report certain information regarding the military affiliation of a parent whose child is subject to a report of abuse or neglect. 
HB 1044authorize certain children who are subject to a pending military relocation to apply for enrollment in a school district. 
HB 1051establish the South Dakota state seal of civics literacy program. 
HB 1058require the provision of certain services regarding special education to students receiving alternative instruction. 
HB 1067revise certain provisions regarding adult adoption. 
HB 1071revise and repeal provisions regarding aviation. 
HB 1079allow a person to perform plumbing work on the person's own property without a license and establish a fee. 
HB 1124require health care facilities that perform mammography to inform mammography patients on breast density. 
HB 1125create a property tax relief fund and to provide for the transfer of certain unobligated cash balances. 
HB 1142revise certain provisions regarding motor vehicle license plates. 
HB 1145establish certain provisions regarding the mowing of rights-of-way adjacent to the state trunk highway system. 
HB 1171allow certain veterans to attend courses offered at postsecondary technical institutes without payment of tuition. 
HB 1191legalize the growth, production, and processing of industrial hemp and derivative products in the state. 
HB 1197prohibit intentionally damaging monuments, statues, or memorials and provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1229require optional services through Medicaid to be authorized through special appropriation. 
HB 1233reduce the percentage of a winery's annual production that may be bulk wine. 
HB 1242include opossums within the definition of predator and to declare an emergency. 
HC 1002Honoring the life of Beverly Smith. 
HC 1007Honoring Calico Ducheneaux of Mobridge, South Dakota Girls State Governor and Seamus Duffy 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. 
HC 1009Honoring Rena Ortbahn for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota and the South Dakota Legislature. 
HC 1014Honoring the 2019 South Dakota Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Youth of the Year finalists. 
HC 1016Commending and honoring Dakota Wesleyan University Women's Basketball Team for their outstanding athletic performance upon winning their first NAIA Division II National Championship in the 2018 season. 
HC 1025Commending and honoring Raica, a police service dog for the South Dakota Highway Patrol and her Police Service Dog Handler Trooper Michael Dale, for their loyal team service to the State of South Dakota for the past seven years. 
HC 1026Honoring the service of the South Dakota National Guard's Adjutant General, Major General Timothy A. Reisch, for his tenure serving as Adjutant Major General for the State of South Dakota Department of Military from April 2011 through June 2019. 
HC 1028Celebrating and commemorating the commissioning of the USS South Dakota. 
HCR 1004Strengthening the sister-state ties between the State of South Dakota and Taiwan; supporting the signing of a Bilateral Trade Agreement (BTA) between Taiwan and the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. 
HCR 1006Instructing South Dakota's congressional representatives to support an effort in Congress to terminate the U.S. Department of Education. 
HJR 1003Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election a new section to Article XII of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the creation and administration of a trust fund using the net receipts from unclaimed property. 
HJR 1005To apply for a convention of states under Article V of the Constitution of the United States to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and to limit the terms of office for federal officials and members of Congress. 
SB 55require the national motto of the United States to be displayed in public schools. 
SB 61provide certain provisions regarding nursing facility closures. 
SB 62provide for the use of certain general funds to increase Medicaid reimbursement rates for existing Medicaid providers. 
SB 64require certain wind energy facilities to include aircraft detection lighting systems. 
SB 71prohibit capital punishment of any person with severe mental illness. 
SB 106authorize a county gross receipts tax. 
SB 154authorize the production and transport of saltwater crustaceans. 
SC 4Honoring and commending South Dakota State University for its ten-year anniversary as a successful NCAA Division I university. 
SC 9Commending and honoring Denise Lutkemeier, President of the Wilmot School District Board of Education, on her selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota's Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota for 2018. 
SC 34Commending and honoring the Deuel County High School Gymnastics Team for winning the 2019 State A Gymnastics Championship. 
SC 35Recognizing and honoring the bravery of the Beresford FFA students who quickly and courageously acted to help the residents of a burning apartment building. 
SC 36Honoring the Canton High School wrestling team for their outstanding accomplishments during the 2018-2019 season. 

Hearings

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