Senator John A. Lake — 2020


Picture of Senator John  A. Lake

Party: Republican
Term: Govs. Appointment
District: 23
Counties: Campbell, Edmunds, Faulk, Hand, McPherson, Potter, Spink, Walworth
Occupation: Farmer/Rancher

Home Address:
1105 E. Garfield Ave.
Gettysburg, SD 57442

Home: 605-765-9547
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business: 605-769-1986

Email: John.Lake@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Committee on AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 
Joint Committee on AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 

Interim Committees

AppropriationsMember 

Prime Sponsor

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 183revise the signature requirements for the nominating petitions for certain elected offices. 
HB 1097modify requirements for a marriage license. 
HB 1198provide an excess levy for the capital outlay fund. 
HB 1257revise certain provisions regarding hunting, fishing, or trapping on private property without permission. 
HB 1270to revise provisions regarding agricultural land classifications for tax purposes. 

Co Sponsor

SB 55require the Board of Regents to assemble a task force to study the operations and functions of the institutions of higher education under the board's authority. 
SB 60adopt the Physical Therapist Licensure Compact. 
SB 65revise certain provisions pertaining to trusts. 
SB 79modify provisions regarding the building of fences across certain unimproved highways. 
SB 80revise certain sheriff's fees and costs. 
SB 84authorize service animals in-training to enter certain establishments. 
SB 94revise provisions for taxes levied by the board of a school district for the capital outlay fund. 
SB 155provide for step therapy protocol regarding certain prescription drugs. 
SC 801Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-second Anniversary. 
SC 803Commending the Bare Bodkins Theatre Company for their hard work and dedication to producing professional and accessible Shakespeare productions in Sioux Falls. 
SC 809To honor and commend the late Senator Gene Abdallah for his dedicated service to his community and state. 
SC 823Honoring Mr. E.O. Lawrence for his achievements and accomplishments throughout his life and career, and encouraging our schools to recognize his achievements, and encouraging other recognitions of his life and achievements as deemed appropriate by the state of South Dakota. 
SC 824Honoring the 2019-2020 Canton C-Hawk High School wrestling team for its outstanding accomplishments. 
SC 830Celebrating the twentieth year of the South Dakota Tractor Museum. 
SC 832Honoring and congratulating Nash Hutmacher for winning the 285-pound weight class at the 2020 State Class A Wrestling Tournament for the fourth consecutive year, as well as for his success in football. 
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 1006authorize the secretary of revenue to contract with certain entities for purposes of creating or maintaining a database to determine agricultural income value and to specify the mandatory and permissive data of the database. 
HB 1007require certain adjustments to the assessed value of agricultural land if factors impact the land's productivity and to require those adjustments to be documented. 
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 1077establish certain requirements regarding funeral processions. 
HB 1080revise certain provisions regarding grain buyers. 
HB 1095revise requirements regarding hunting mentors. 
HB 1100make an appropriation to begin the research and development of a new bioprocessing facility and to declare an emergency. 
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 1113provide for remote participation in a shareholders' meeting. 
HB 1115revise certain provisions related to athlete agent conduct. 
HB 1119include certain offenses committed in another state for purposes of an enhanced penalty. 
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 1169prohibit the use of certain electronic devices while driving. 
HB 1177require that school district elections occur in conjunction with the general election. 
HB 1181revise certain provisions regarding bounties for coyotes. 
HB 1212add certain persons to the list of mandatory reporters of suspected child abuse or neglect. 
HB 1227make an appropriation for the rural veterinary medical education program and to declare an emergency. 
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 8013To commend and acknowledge the Ground Works and South Dakota Agriculture in the Classroom as a South Dakota educational nonprofit that incorporates interactive computer activities, youth summer camps, and teaching gardens to deliver hands-on lessons in STEAM education, agriculture literacy, health and wellness, and student leadership. 
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. 
HC 8030Honoring and commending Bob and Jan Fuller for their dedicated services as foster parents in the Pierre community. 
HC 8031Celebrating and commending Rushmore National Music Camp for fifty years of outstanding commitment to giving students across the state the ability to stay true to its motto: Making Music . . . Making Friends! 
HC 8033Commending and honoring Jason Hancock for his outstanding service to the South Dakota Legislature. 
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 6017To encourage the creation of an interim legislative study to address infrastructure and funding support related to the expansion of Ellsworth Air Force Base. 

Hearings

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