Senator Bob Ewing — 2020


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Majority Whip

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 31
Counties: Lawrence
Occupation: Business Owner/Rancher

Home Address:
PO Box 607
Spearfish, SD 57783

Home: 605-722-5559
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business: 605-641-9095

Email: Bob.Ewing@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 412 
Local GovernmentMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 412 
State AffairsChair MWF 10:00 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

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. 
HB 1073authorize special event alcohol licenses for full-service restaurant licensees. 
HB 1085provide for permanent daylight savings time. 
HB 1183increase driver licensing fees and dedicate that increase to transit providers. 

Co Sponsor

SB 3revise certain provisions regarding documents of the Legislature. 
SB 50revise certain provisions regarding the practice of a certified registered nurse anesthetist. 
SB 54regulate the use of auxiliary containers. 
SB 60adopt the Physical Therapist Licensure Compact. 
SB 63establish certain provisions regarding pore spaces. 
SB 64prohibit capital punishment for any person suffering from a severe mental illness. 
SB 68authorize a county gross receipts tax. 
SB 73exempt certain persons from the requirement to publish name changes. 
SB 75provide for a habitat stamp on hunting and fishing licenses. 
SB 78increase funding for court appointed special advocates. 
SB 79modify provisions regarding the building of fences across certain unimproved highways. 
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 90revise the distribution of motor fuel tax revenue, create a small structure and large culvert fund, provide for the use and administration of the fund, and to make an appropriation thereof. 
SB 92to provide for the repurposing of STAR Academy. 
SB 95modify certain provisions regarding the repayment of restitution. 
SB 105accommodate legislation enhancing education. 
SB 106accommodate legislation enhancing health care. 
SB 107accommodate legislation enhancing basic government services in the state. 
SB 113revise certain provisions regarding instruction permits and restricted minor's driving permits. 
SB 120establish exceptions regarding the possession of a pistol by a minor. 
SB 124to revise provisions regarding group pheasant hunts for disabled veterans. 
SB 125revise provisions regarding the exemption from taxation of certain substances used for agricultural purposes. 
SB 135increase the bid limit for certain public improvements. 
SB 137revise provisions for repair, replacement, and construction of sidewalks within a municipality. 
SB 140provide for the resolution of alleged certain disability violations. 
SB 150revise nonresident waterfowl licensure. 
SB 155provide for step therapy protocol regarding certain prescription drugs. 
SB 162provide limitations on the use of lighting equipment while hunting. 
SB 163establish certain restrictions on the foreign ownership of agricultural land. 
SB 164revise the penalties and provisions regarding approaching stopped vehicles. 
SC 801Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-second Anniversary. 
SCR 601Supporting trade negotiations to remove barriers to country of origin labelling. 
SCR 604Recognizing June as Move Over Awareness Month and urging drivers to slow down and move over for stopped vehicles. 
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 1004provide for the defense of laws by the Legislature. 
HB 1057prohibit certain acts against children and provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1059revise certain provisions regarding hunting with drones. 
HB 1060revise certain provisions regarding the use of the aeronautics fund. 
HB 1065revise drone surveillance protections. 
HB 1066revise and repeal provisions regarding aviation. 
HB 1067modify certain provisions regarding notice, service, and execution of judgments. 
HB 1068include out-of-state convictions for the basis of an enhanced penalty for the crime of stalking. 
HB 1077establish certain requirements regarding funeral processions. 
HB 1079authorize a county to assess an administration fee for the processing of certain title applications. 
HB 1084increase the maximum allowable height of certain vehicles carrying baled feed and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1092establish immunity from liability for injuries to or the death of a person engaged in off-road vehicle activity under certain circumstances. 
HB 1095revise requirements regarding hunting mentors. 
HB 1098authorize certain off-sale licenses for certain entities and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1099authorize counties to impose a temporary voter-approved half-cent sales and use tax and to issue revenue bonds to fund certain county infrastructure construction. 
HB 1101provide for the reinstatement of a driver license under certain conditions. 
HB 1107define style and form and authorize the code commission to make certain style and form edits to legislative acts. 
HB 1108adopt the Uniform Civil Remedies for Unauthorized Disclosure of Intimate Images Act. 
HB 1109revise the Uniform Limited Liability Company Act. 
HB 1110provide for a uniform template to be used by each state agency in the conduct of performance management reviews. 
HB 1112authorize the hiring of law enforcement officers by the South Dakota State Brand Board and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1113provide for remote participation in a shareholders' meeting. 
HB 1114authorize additional abbreviations in naming corporations, limited liability companies, and limited liability partnerships. 
HB 1115revise certain provisions related to athlete agent conduct. 
HB 1119include certain offenses committed in another state for purposes of an enhanced penalty. 
HB 1120authorize the governing body of a second or third class municipality to act as a planning and zoning commission. 
HB 1126provide authority for real estate brokers to conduct real property evaluations. 
HB 1129authorize the provision of telecommunications device location information to law enforcement agencies. 
HB 1130revise the requirements for an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1131prohibit the use of misleading identification for telephonic communications. 
HB 1155exempt certain retirement funds from division of property in a divorce. 
HB 1165revise provisions regarding the acceptance of gifts by municipalities. 
HB 1169prohibit the use of certain electronic devices while driving. 
HB 1170revise provisions regarding the use of certain lights by tow truck vehicles and Department of Transportation authorized vehicles. 
HB 1176authorize the consumption of alcohol in certain common areas. 
HB 1177require that school district elections occur in conjunction with the general election. 
HB 1184provide limited deer and antelope licenses to landowners. 
HB 1197require testing of moisture meters and protein-measuring devices. 
HB 1231authorize premium cigars to be shipped and transported and modify tax provisions pertaining to premium cigars. 
HB 1242provide for the reissuance of certain enhanced permits to carry a concealed pistol and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1257revise certain provisions regarding hunting, fishing, or trapping on private property without permission. 
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 8007Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's Ellwein family of Rapid City for being awarded the Association of the United States Army Volunteer Family of the Year Award for 2019. 
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 8015Honoring Girls State Governor Success Suehne of Sioux Falls and Boys State Governor Johnathan Smith of Sioux Falls and commending the South Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary for their sponsorship and coordination of the Girls State and Boys State programs. 
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 6005Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial and mutually beneficial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota. 
HCR 6009Strengthening 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 participation. 
HCR 6012Supporting the right to pray in public schools. 

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