Senator Kris K. Langer — 2020


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Majority Leader

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 25
Counties: Minnehaha
Occupation: Realtor

Home Address:
600 W. 7th St.
Dell Rapids, SD 57022

Home: 605-428-4929
Capitol: 605-773-3821


Email: Kris.Langer@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 
Joint Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 3:00 PM Room 413 
State AffairsMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 414 

Interim Committees

BondingMember 
Executive BoardMember 

Prime Sponsor

SB 147prohibit collective bargaining by certain employees of the Board of Regents. 
SB 155provide for step therapy protocol regarding certain prescription drugs. 
SB 185regulate the use of facial recognition technology. 
SB 187revise certain provisions regarding reemployment assistance benefits in response to Coronavirus Disease 2019 and to declare an emergency. 
SB 190revise certain driver licensing requirements to allow for an extension during a statewide emergency or disaster and to declare an emergency. 
SB 191provide emergency authority to counties, community improvement districts, and municipalities in the event of a public health crisis and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1004provide for the defense of laws by the Legislature. 
HB 1098authorize certain off-sale licenses for certain entities and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1105revise certain provisions regarding restrictions on State Investment Council members. 
HB 1106authorize the state investment officer to include an indemnity provision in certain investment-related documents. 
HB 1176authorize the consumption of alcohol in certain common areas. 
HB 1178revise the seller's property condition disclosure statement. 
HB 1266establish the Dakota's promise scholarship program and the Dakota's promise fund. 
HB 1296revise the authority of the Governor in times of a disaster, act of terrorism, or emergency and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1297grant the secretary of health certain authority during a public health emergency and to declare an emergency. 
HCR 6008To authorize a legislative study for the continuum of care for the disabled and elderly of South Dakota. 
HCR 6020Denouncing the National Education Association's recent policy to support "the fundamental right to abortion." 

Co Sponsor

SB 3revise certain provisions regarding documents of the Legislature. 
SB 54regulate the use of auxiliary containers. 
SB 60adopt the Physical Therapist Licensure Compact. 
SB 65revise certain provisions pertaining to trusts. 
SB 68authorize a county gross receipts tax. 
SB 73exempt certain persons from the requirement to publish name changes. 
SB 78increase funding for court appointed special advocates. 
SB 80revise certain sheriff's fees and costs. 
SB 81establish eligibility criteria for out-of-state health institutions to receive financing from the Health and Educational Facilities Authority. 
SB 84authorize service animals in-training to enter certain establishments. 
SB 85establish an annual fee for certain electric motor vehicles and electric hybrid motor vehicles. 
SB 94revise provisions for taxes levied by the board of a school district for the capital outlay fund. 
SB 105accommodate legislation enhancing education. 
SB 106accommodate legislation enhancing health care. 
SB 107accommodate legislation enhancing basic government services in the state. 
SB 136authorize certain witnesses to be accompanied by a certified therapeutic dog in a criminal proceeding. 
SB 139revise provisions regarding replacement nursing facilities. 
SB 166provide a transfer of funds for the postsecondary scholarship grant fund and to declare an emergency. 
SB 188account for educational opportunities provided to students during a state of emergency and to declare an emergency. 
SB 189provide exemptions from certain requirements for the 2019-2020 school year and to declare an emergency. 
SB 192create the small business economic disaster relief subfund, to provide for the transfer of certain funds into the subfund, to authorize the Economic Development Finance Authority to make a grant to the subfund, to provide for the continuous appropriation of the subfund, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 193revise Senate Bill 38, An Act to revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2020, as previously enacted by the Ninety-fifth Session of the South Dakota Legislature. 
SC 801Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-second Anniversary. 
SC 809To honor and commend the late Senator Gene Abdallah for his dedicated service to his community and state. 
SJR 501Proposing and submitting to the voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, providing for wagering on sporting events and to revise provisions regarding certain municipal proceeds of gaming revenues. 
SJR 502Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election, an amendment to Article XII of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the creation and administration of the pooled local investment fund. 
HB 1001repeal certain provisions regarding the organization of the Legislature. 
HB 1002revise certain provisions regarding documents of the Legislature. 
HB 1003repeal certain provisions regarding legislative employees. 
HB 1067modify certain provisions regarding notice, service, and execution of judgments in forceable entry and detainer actions. 
HB 1068include out-of-state convictions for the basis of an enhanced penalty for the crime of stalking. 
HB 1070modify requirements regarding the installation and inspection of certain electrical wiring. 
HB 1073authorize special event alcohol licenses for full-service restaurant licensees. 
HB 1074revise certain provisions regarding the required time that sexual assault kits be preserved. 
HB 1077establish certain requirements regarding funeral processions. 
HB 1083rename the postsecondary technical institutes as technical colleges. 
HB 1085provide for permanent daylight savings time. 
HB 1094repeal certain provisions regarding permits for concealed pistols. 
HB 1096prohibit commercial surrogacy contracts, provide a penalty for facilitating a commercial surrogacy, and establish an interim committee to evaluate surrogacy in the state. 
HB 1097modify requirements for a marriage license. 
HB 1100make an appropriation to begin the research and development of a new bioprocessing facility and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1103authorize the forensic medical examination of certain minor victims without parental or guardian consent. 
HB 1108adopt the Uniform Civil Remedies for Unauthorized Disclosure of Intimate Images Act. 
HB 1109revise the Uniform Limited Liability Company Act. 
HB 1115revise certain provisions related to athlete agent conduct. 
HB 1123revise provisions regarding termination of a lease by a victim of alleged domestic abuse. 
HB 1131prohibit the use of misleading identification for telephonic communications. 
HB 1231authorize premium cigars to be shipped and transported and modify tax provisions pertaining to premium cigars. 
HB 1295revise provisions regarding contagious disease control and enforcement and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1298provide for the postponement of certain elections and to declare an emergency. 
HC 8001To honor and commend Chief Justice David Gilbertson for his dedicated services to his community and state. 
HC 8002Commending and honoring the 2018-2019 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: JOEL JORGENSON, Madison Central, School Superintendent; DON LYON, Spearfish, Middle School Principal; PAUL LUNDBERG, Brandon Valley, School Business Official; MATT ALLEY, West Central, Elementary School Principal; JOE CHILDS, Mitchell, Secondary School Principal; DAVE PREHEIM, Tea, Assistant High School Principal; MICHAEL AMOLINS, Harrisburg, Curriculum Leader; WENDY OTHEIM, Brookings, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. 
HC 8008Recognizing and honoring the Veterans Honor Park in Madison, South Dakota. 
HC 8011Commending and honoring Renee Ullom, a member of the Brandon Valley School District Board of Education, on her selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota for 2019. 
HC 8016Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing of Sioux Falls for being awarded the Meritorious Unit Award and Winston P. Wilson Trophy for 2019. 
HC 8017Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 139th Brigade Support Battalion of Brookings for being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckard Trophy and General Walter T. Kerwin Jr. Award for 2019. 
HC 8018Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 153rd Forward Support Company of Huron on being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States' General John J. Pershing Trophy. 
HC 8019Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 730th Area Support Medical Company of Vermillion on being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States' Certificate of Victory. 
HCR 6003Supporting the Electoral College. 
HCR 6004To create a task force for the purpose of reviewing the manner in which mental health services are delivered in this state and considering changes to existing models or alternative models that could be utilized for the delivery of mental health services on a regional basis in this state. 
HJR 5001To 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. 

Hearings

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