Representative Spencer Gosch — 2020


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Speaker Pro Tempore

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 23
Counties: Campbell, Edmunds, Faulk, Hand, McPherson, Potter, Spink, Walworth
Occupation: Farmer/Insurance Agent

Home Address:
104 N. Riverview Dr.
Glenham, SD 57631

Home: 605-230-0313
Capitol: 605-773-3851


Email: Spencer.Gosch@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Commerce and EnergyVice-Chair MWF 10:00 AM Room 464 
Legislative ProcedureVice-Chair Call of Chair 10:30 AM Room 413 
Joint Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 3:00 PM Room 413 
State AffairsMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 414 

Interim Committees

BondingMember 
Executive BoardMember 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1195provide for the dismissal of charges against pregnant women for certain controlled substance offenses under certain circumstances. 
HB 1197require testing of moisture meters and protein-measuring devices. 
HB 1198provide an excess levy for the capital outlay fund. 
HB 1213provide a transfer of funds for critical teaching needs scholarships and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1286regulate capital outlay expenditures. 
HB 1287provide exemption of certain taxes for certain nursing home providers and community service providers. 
HC 8023To honor and congratulate the Miller Rustlers High School volleyball team for their successful season at the South Dakota State Tournament. 
HCR 6015To provide for a legislative task force to study, report, and develop and consider recommendations and proposed legislation regarding the evaluation and standardization of quality measurements of agricultural products. 
SB 79modify provisions regarding the building of fences across certain unimproved highways. 
SB 120establish exceptions regarding the possession of a pistol by a minor. 
SB 168limit the amount of other revenue that is counted as local effort in the state aid to education formula. 

Co Sponsor

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 1065revise drone surveillance protections. 
HB 1066revise and repeal provisions regarding aviation. 
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 1069authorize certain veterans to attend courses offered at postsecondary technical institutes without payment of tuition. 
HB 1070modify requirements regarding the installation and inspection of certain electrical wiring. 
HB 1073authorize special event alcohol licenses for full-service restaurant licensees. 
HB 1076require a designation on a driver license for autism spectrum disorder under certain circumstances. 
HB 1077establish certain requirements regarding funeral processions. 
HB 1085provide for permanent daylight savings time. 
HB 1092provide for an assumption of risk by any person engaged in off-road vehicle activity and to limit the liability of the renters of off-road vehicles under certain circumstances. 
HB 1094repeal certain provisions regarding permits for concealed pistols. 
HB 1095revise requirements regarding hunting mentors. 
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 1101provide for the reinstatement of a driver license under certain conditions. 
HB 1104limit the scope of medical information that may be required as a condition of participation in sanctioned activities. 
HB 1106authorize the state investment officer to include an indemnity provision in certain investment-related documents. 
HB 1107define style and form and authorize the code commission to make certain style and form edits to legislative acts. 
HB 1111revise provisions regarding the qualifications to serve on the Game, Fish and Parks Commission. 
HB 1112authorize the hiring of law enforcement officers by the South Dakota State Brand Board and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1121establish immunity from liability for the inherent risks of camping. 
HB 1128modify the penalty for causing a child to be present during methamphetamine use, distribution, or manufacture. 
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 1133provide a rebuttable presumption in favor of joint physical custody of a minor child. 
HB 1138establish shooting course requirements for current or former law enforcement officers seeking an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1139require the payment of attorney's fees in cases addressing noncompliance with visitation orders. 
HB 1140provide for a regular review of parenting guidelines. 
HB 1146exclude second job income from child support obligations. 
HB 1148provide for protection orders. 
HB 1149establish qualifications for child custody evaluators. 
HB 1152provide financial assistance for school sentinel training. 
HB 1153authorize the limited possession of a knife in the state capitol. 
HB 1155exempt certain retirement funds from division of property in a divorce. 
HB 1156to prohibit the conduct of certain physical examinations or screenings on students in a school district without parental consent. 
HB 1157provide for kindergarten enrollment options. 
HB 1158remove irreconcilable differences as a cause for divorce. 
HB 1167revise provisions regarding confidential communications between a student and certain school employees. 
HB 1172require the annual submission of a zero-based budget from certain departments or budget units. 
HB 1175define dyslexia for the purposes of special education and related services. 
HB 1176authorize the consumption of alcohol in certain common areas. 
HB 1177require that school district elections occur in conjunction with the general election. 
HB 1179authorize series limited liability companies. 
HB 1181revise certain provisions regarding bounties for coyotes. 
HB 1182provide for the renewal of an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1184provide limited deer and antelope licenses to landowners. 
HB 1199revise civil liability for riot and incitement to riot. 
HB 1200establish dates for the mowing of ditches on the state trunk highway system. 
HB 1202revise provisions regarding certain sales and use tax rates. 
HB 1206revise certain provisions regarding the commitment of a delinquent child to the Department of Corrections. 
HB 1207extend the termination date for the Juvenile Justice Public Safety Oversight Council. 
HB 1210require parental notice of a social and emotional learning questionnaire regarding a student. 
HB 1218require responses and reporting regarding the testing, assessment, evaluation, or observation of students. 
HB 1225restrict the use of funds for abortion. 
HB 1227make an appropriation for the rural veterinary medical education program and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1231authorize premium cigars to be shipped and transported and modify tax provisions pertaining to premium cigars. 
HB 1236revise provisions regarding the management of the animal damage control program. 
HB 1242provide for the reissuance of certain enhanced permits to carry a concealed pistol and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1248revise the motor vehicle license fee for certain older trucks. 
HB 1252grant property tax relief to certain persons who are long-term residents and long-term property owners. 
HB 1257revise certain provisions regarding hunting, fishing, or trapping on private property without permission. 
HB 1263revise certain provisions regarding the dates on which certain school district elections may be held. 
HB 1266establish the Dakota's promise scholarship program and the Dakota's promise fund. 
HB 1284create a road improvement priority fund and to provide for the distribution of the fund. 
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 8004Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial and mutually beneficial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota. 
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 8014Congratulating and honoring the Aberdeen Wings for an excellent season and a victorious performance in the 2019 Robertson Cup Championship. 
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 8020To honor the Sioux Falls O'Gorman Knights as the 2019 Class 11 AAA State High School Football Champions. 
HC 8025Commending and honoring those who served in the Korean War on the seventieth anniversary of the war. 
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 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 6019Urging greater awareness and understanding of post-traumatic stress injury. 
HCR 6023To encourage the Executive Board of the Legislature to create an interim legislative study to address the mental health of first responders. 
HR 7002To formally invite President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump to the great state of South Dakota for the 4th of July fireworks celebration at Mount Rushmore. 
SB 3revise certain provisions regarding documents of the Legislature. 
SB 50revise certain provisions regarding the practice of a certified registered nurse anesthetist. 
SB 59to protect the teaching of certain scientific information. 
SB 60adopt the Physical Therapist Licensure Compact. 
SB 67provide an option to sparse school districts regarding the amount of taxes collected in the capital outlay fund. 
SB 77make an appropriation for certain costs related to the commissioning of the USS Pierre and to declare an emergency. 
SB 80revise certain sheriff's fees and costs. 
SB 87add information required to be provided to a woman receiving an abortion. 
SB 88require parental notification of self-injurious behavior expressed during counseling sessions. 
SB 94revise provisions for taxes levied by the board of a school district for the capital outlay fund. 
SB 98extend the notification period for possession of a concealed pistol in the state capitol. 
SB 103limit the disclosure of presidential election results and to provide for a suspension of such disclosure. 
SB 109provide protections for health care decisions governed by conscience. 
SB 116establish requirements certain state entities must follow when applying for federal grants. 
SB 124to revise provisions regarding group pheasant hunts for disabled veterans. 
SB 139revise provisions regarding replacement nursing facilities. 
SB 140provide for the resolution of alleged certain disability violations. 
SB 145recalculate abatement of the basic child support obligation. 
SB 147prohibit collective bargaining by certain employees of the Board of Regents. 
SB 155provide for step therapy protocol regarding certain prescription drugs. 
SB 161exempt certain real property from the special maintenance fee levy. 
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. 
SB 176provide for the seizure and holding of real property as evidence. 
SB 177cap increases in the rates of tuition for certain institutions. 
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 602To invite responsible gun owners from Virginia to relocate to South Dakota. 
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. 

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