Senator Deb Soholt — 2020


Picture of Senator Deb Soholt

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 14
Counties: Minnehaha
Occupation: Registered Nurse, Health Care Director

Home Address:
2628 E. Regency Ct.
Sioux Falls, SD 57103

Home: 605-321-5931
Capitol: 605-773-3821


Email: Deb.Soholt@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 412 
Health and Human ServicesChair MWF 10:00 AM Room 412 
TransportationMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 423 

Prime Sponsor

SB 1provide for the use of electronic communication in the involuntary commitment process and to declare an emergency. 
SB 4provide for the designation of an appropriate regional facility by the Department of Social Services. 
SB 50revise certain provisions regarding the practice of a certified registered nurse anesthetist. 
SB 113revise certain provisions regarding instruction permits and restricted minor's driving permits. 
SB 135increase the bid limit for certain public improvements. 
SB 136authorize certain witnesses to be accompanied by a certified therapeutic dog in a criminal proceeding. 
HB 1005revise certain provisions regarding the use of telehealth technologies. 
HB 1009revise provisions regarding failure to comply with outpatient commitment or treatment orders. 
HB 1074revise certain provisions regarding the required time that sexual assault kits be preserved. 
HB 1169prohibit the use of certain electronic devices while driving. 
HB 1212add certain persons to the list of mandatory reporters of suspected child abuse or neglect. 

Co Sponsor

SB 2require the Department of Social Services to fully support a statewide centralized resource information system. 
SB 52create a state seal specialty plate emblem. 
SB 53provide for a discount to senior citizens for state parks and recreation areas. 
SB 60adopt the Physical Therapist Licensure Compact. 
SB 61revise certain provisions regarding a municipal office nominating petition. 
SB 64prohibit capital punishment for any person suffering from a severe mental illness. 
SB 68authorize a county gross receipts tax. 
SB 69revise the penalty for the misuse of emblem specialty plates on motor vehicles. 
SB 70authorize other languages to be used in the process of issuing certain driver licenses and permits. 
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 103limit the disclosure of presidential election results and to provide for a suspension of such disclosure. 
SB 124to revise provisions regarding group pheasant hunts for disabled veterans. 
SB 138amend parole provisions regarding life sentences. 
SB 149revise provisions regarding emblem specialty plates. 
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 802Recognizing and congratulating the Augustana Softball Team, who won the 2019 NCAA DII National Championship, and the students and staff involved in the softball program. 
SC 803Commending the Bare Bodkins Theatre Company for their hard work and dedication to producing professional and accessible Shakespeare productions in Sioux Falls. 
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 1059revise certain provisions regarding hunting with drones. 
HB 1063revise certain provisions regarding the purchase, distribution, and sale of tobacco products to persons under the age of twenty-one. 
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 1069authorize certain veterans to attend courses offered at postsecondary technical institutes without payment of tuition. 
HB 1073authorize special event alcohol licenses for full-service restaurant licensees. 
HB 1077establish certain requirements regarding funeral processions. 
HB 1081exempt from alcoholic beverage regulations certain uses of alcohol by postsecondary institutions. 
HB 1083rename the postsecondary technical institutes as technical colleges. 
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 1103authorize the forensic medical examination of certain minor victims without parental or guardian consent. 
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 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 1111revise provisions regarding the qualifications to serve on the Game, Fish and Parks Commission. 
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 1123revise provisions regarding termination of a lease by a victim of alleged domestic abuse. 
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 1131prohibit the use of misleading identification for telephonic communications. 
HB 1176authorize the consumption of alcohol in certain common areas. 
HB 1179authorize series limited liability companies. 
HB 1204lower the total amount of tax credits that may be claimed on annual premium tax returns. 
HB 1207extend the termination date for the Juvenile Justice Public Safety Oversight Council. 
HB 1254require a habitat stamp for certain hunting, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and jet skiing activities. 
HB 1279require property owners to receive notification of property tax reduction programs. 
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 8012Recognizing Peace Corps volunteers and returned volunteers for their service to our country and the world. 
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 8020To honor the Sioux Falls O'Gorman Knights as the 2019 Class 11 AAA State High School Football Champions. 
HCR 6001To direct the Department of Social Services to investigate implementing peer support services. 
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. 
HCR 6008To authorize a legislative study for the continuum of care for the disabled and elderly 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 6011Supporting the Recovering America's Wildlife Act. 

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