Representative Tim Rounds — 2020


Picture of Representative Tim Rounds

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 24
Counties: Hughes, Hyde, Stanley, Sully
Occupation: Insurance Claims Adjuster

Home Address:
1813 Abbey Rd.
Pierre, SD 57501

Home: 605-224-6588
Capitol: 605-773-3851


Email: Tim.Rounds@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Commerce and EnergyChair MWF 10:00 AM Room 464 
Local GovernmentMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 414 
Retirement LawsChair Call of Chair 3:00 PM Room 413 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1099revise certain provisions regarding insurance coverage for residential property that is destroyed while under construction. 
HB 1100revise where business records of insurance producers may be maintained. 
HB 1244revise voter qualifications in certain rural fire protection district elections. 
HB 1277permit municipalities and counties to assess surcharges against intoxicated persons responsible for certain expenditures of local resources. 
HC 1016Honoring coach Tom Rogers for achieving his 300th win as the head coach of the Stanley County Lady Buffs Basketball Team. 
SB 90increase the number of varieties of malt beverages, wine, distilled spirits, liqueur, and cordials that an off-sale alcoholic beverage licensee may offer for sampling in one day. 
SB 159revise certain provisions regarding bank names. 
SC 3Commending and honoring the 2007-2008 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: David Peters, Spearfish, School Superintendent; Richard Unruh, Jr., Yankton, School Business Official; Norman Graham, Sturgis, Elementary School Principal; Neil Goter, Wagner, Secondary School Principal; Michael Taplett, Huron, Middle School Principal; Brad Brandsrud, Watertown, Assistant Secondary Principal; Dorothy Zuiderhof, Brookings, Curriculum Director; and Dennis Champ, Pierre, Director of Special Education for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1093revise the boundaries of the James River Water Development District. 
HB 1117permit water user districts to provide certain health and life insurance benefits. 
HB 1122require that prosecutors notify victims of domestic abuse regarding the status of their case. 
HB 1133authorize certain specialty license plates to be placed on motorcycles. 
HB 1134require notice of the cost of certain public notices. 
HB 1135authorize the posting on the internet by the state, municipalities, counties, and school districts in addition to or in lieu of certain publication requirements. 
HB 1156provide for the establishment of a task force to study human trafficking. 
HB 1173appropriate money for the Northern Crops Institute. 
HB 1177revise the definition of transmission facilities. 
HB 1183leverage public investments in higher education facilities and grant programs with private moneys, to authorize the Board of Regents and the South Dakota Building Authority to contract for construction of the Higher Education Center-West River, to fund certain postsecondary education grant programs, to authorize the use of higher education facilities funds to construct the new dairy manufacturing plant at South Dakota State University in Brookings, and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1184clarify provisions dealing with the initiative process. 
HB 1197allow single-family dwellings that are under construction or listed for sale by contractors to be classified as owner-occupied single-family dwellings for the purpose of taxation. 
HB 1199authorize the South Dakota Energy Infrastructure Authority to study the feasibility of nuclear power plant facility in South Dakota and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1205permit an applicant for a responsible broker's license to complete the required fifteen hours of education beyond the broker associate level after licensure as a responsible broker. 
HB 1210revise certain provisions of administrative rules that establish the mileage allowance for the use of privately owned motor vehicles by state employees. 
HB 1213allow school districts to enter into group health insurance contracts that include dental and vision insurance, and to allow school districts to offer group life and group health insurance benefits to retired employees. 
HB 1232decrease publication costs for certain notices by reducing the number of required official newspapers that shall be designated by the counties. 
HB 1233revise certain provisions regarding the campaign finance reporting of the expenditures of certain organizations. 
HB 1234revise the filing deadlines for the nomination of certain independent candidates. 
HB 1243modify the requirements regarding the ownership and use of local government endowment funds. 
HB 1255revise certain provisions concerning the telecommunications gross receipts tax. 
HB 1262revise certain provisions regarding paternity and termination of parental rights. 
HB 1264provide for the utilization of conditional early release bonds in regard to certain furloughs and paroles. 
HB 1269provide for the governance of public postsecondary technical education and to provide for the transfer of authority for public postsecondary technical education from local school districts to the Department of Education. 
HB 1286create a task force to study the feasibility of establishing a cabinet-level Department of Native Affairs and to identify benefits that could result from a closer working relationship between the executive and legislative branches and the tribal governments. 
HC 1001Honoring Coach Don Meyer for becoming the most winning coach in men's college basketball. 
HC 1002Commending and honoring the 2008 Habitat for Humanity—South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year: Ward Cheney, Black Hills Area Habitat for Humanity - Rapid City; Paul Evenson and Rob Boniface, Brookings Area Habitat for Humanity - Brookings; St. Joseph's Catholic Church, DacotahTipis Habitat for Humanity - Ft. Thompson; Paul Johnson, East Central South Dakota Habitat for Humanity - Lake and Moody Counties; Wells Fargo Financial, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Sioux Falls - Sioux Falls; First United Methodist Church, Hub Area Habitat for Humanity - Aberdeen; Nystrom Electrical Contracting, Inc., Oahe Habitat for Humanity - Pierre; State Bank of Eagle Butte, Okiciyapi Tipi Habitat for Humanity - Eagle Butte; Habitat for Humanity - South Dakota, Sicangu Tikaga Okiciyapi Habitat for Humanity - Mission; Prairie Lakes Healthcare System, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Watertown Region - Watertown; Martin Mazourek, Habitat for Humanity of Yankton County - Yankton; Larson Manufacturing and Larson Family Foundation, Habitat for Humanity - South Dakota. 
HC 1005Honoring Olivia Olson of Waubay as the 2009 South Dakota Snow Queen. 
HC 1015Commending and honoring the South Dakota Home Builders Association, their one thousand eight hundred members, and their eight local affiliated associations on their thirtieth anniversary, including the Home Builders Association of the Sioux Empire, the Black Hills Home Builders Association, the Aberdeen Home Builders Association, the Watertown Home Builders Association, the Brookings Home Builders Association, the Lewis and Clark Home Builders Association, the Mitchell Home Builders Association, and the Oahe Home Builders Association. 
HC 1017Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters' BB Gun Team as International Champions. 
HC 1018Honoring Dr. Robert V. Burns on thirty-five years of outstanding service to the South Dakota Legislative Internship Program. 
HC 1020Honoring Elizabeth Volzke as a Prudential Spirit of Community Award recipient. 
HC 1022Honoring Milo Smith of Pierre for his service to the South Dakota Legislature. 
HC 1024Recognizing and congratulating Jeremiah Peterson of Canton for being named the Outstanding Wrestler at the 2009 State Class A Wrestling Tournament. 
HC 1026Commending the Sturgis Brown High School Scoopers Wrestling Team on winning the 2009 South Dakota Class A Wrestling Championship. 
HC 1027Honoring Terry Woster for his contributions to South Dakota journalism and culture and for forty years of reporting on the South Dakota State Legislature. 
HC 1040Recognizing the South Dakota State University Women's Basketball Team on its outstanding athletic and academic achievements. 
HCR 1002To honor and congratulate Barack Obama, the forty-fourth President of the United States of America. 
HCR 1003Expressing solidarity with Israel in its defense against terrorism in the Gaza Strip. 
HCR 1005To honor and thank George W. Bush, the forty-third president of the United States of America. 
HCR 1008Expressing support for improved adolescent health and wellness by recognizing the importance of an adolescent well physical to prevent chronic diseases, help better identify and treat chronic diseases, and update immunizations. 
HCR 1012Supporting the exploration and development of energy resources. 
HCR 1013Reasserting sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over certain powers and serving notice to the federal government to cease and desist certain mandates. 
HCR 1014Urging awareness and support for reading programs in our homes and communities. 
HCR 1016Urging the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and the Western Area Power Administration to avoid overly restrictive wildlife criteria and overly burdensome procedural requirements that create unnecessary delays in the siting of wind energy development projects. 
HCR 1017Urging a finding by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service that the black-tailed prairie dog is not likely to become an endangered species. 
HCR 1020Opposing federal control of state water rights through unnecessary expansion of the federal Clean Water Act. 
SB 70repeal the provision requiring a forty-eight hour waiting period to purchase a pistol. 
SB 73permit persons sixteen years of age to donate blood under certain circumstances. 
SB 77repeal the maximum number of off-sale alcoholic beverage licenses that may be issued to any person, corporation, or business entity and to establish requirements for physical barriers for certain off-sale alcoholic beverage establishments. 
SB 91allow any school district, for a period of three years, to expend capital outlay funds for certain transportation costs, for the purchase of property and casualty insurance, and for energy costs, and the cost of utilities. 
SB 120encourage energy conservation and efficiency by establishing certain procedures regarding the reporting, sale, and marketing of renewable energy and recycled energy certificates. 
SB 133provide for central filing of documents necessary to perfect a security interest in personal property or fixtures of a rural electric cooperative. 
SB 136repeal the provision that requires cooperatives to set aside a portion of the net proceeds as an education fund. 
SB 141establish certain requirements regarding the siting of certain wind turbine towers. 
SB 142place certain limitations on legislative travel, expenses, and reimbursement. 
SB 146increase the penalty for solicitation of a minor. 
SB 177adopt the South Dakota Indian Child Welfare Act. 
SB 187allow the merger or consolidation of a cooperative and its subsidiary. 
SC 1Honoring and supporting Czech Days in Tabor, South Dakota, on the occasion of its sixty-first anniversary. 
SC 2Honoring the memory and the life of Fred Koupal. 
SC 11Honoring Sioux Falls Washington, Armour, Bonesteel-Fairfax, Bridgewater, DeSmet, Edgemont, Emery, Harding County, Harrisburg, Hot Springs, Lake Preston, Lyman, McIntosh, Waubay, and White Lake High Schools for their recognition by News & World Report's rankings of the nation's top high schools. 
SC 12Honoring Chairman Michael Jandreau of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe for his dedication and lifelong service to his tribe, state, and nation. 
SC 13Honoring Malcom Chapman of Rapid City as the 2008 winner of the South Dakota Municipal League Excellence in Municipal Government Award. 
SC 15Honoring Anna Joy Thvedt, of Beresford, South Dakota's Junior Miss 2009. 
SC 18Commending and honoring the 2008-2009 Madison High School Lady Bulldogs Gymnastics Team for its fifteenth consecutive state championship title in Class A Gymnastics and for setting the national record for consecutive gymnastics state championships. 
SC 23Honoring Dr. Sam Holland, State Veterinarian, for his many years of service to the State of South Dakota. 
SC 25expressing the Legislature's respect and appreciation for the sixteen years of devoted service by Gil Koetzle, the first and only legislator in the history of South Dakota to be term limited out of the House of Representatives and the Senate. 
SC 26Honoring Valerie Melmer for her outstanding commitment and service to the South Dakota legislative page program and the youth of South Dakota. 
SC 32Congratulating and honoring Delaney Tyon, the Nastar National Ski Champion. 
SC 33Commending and congratulating the Philip High School Lady Scotties Basketball Team for earning a trip to the State Class B Girls' Basketball Tournament for the first time in the school's history.  
SC 34Congratulating and honoring Jami Fralick, a native of Martin, South Dakota, for his eighth place finish in the Bassmaster Classic. 

Hearings

02/20 09:00 AM Joint Committee on AppropriationsHB 1100revise where business records of insurance producers may be maintained. 
02/21 07:45 AM House State AffairsHB 1277permit municipalities and counties to assess surcharges against intoxicated persons responsible for certain expenditures of local resources. 
02/19 10:00 AM House JudiciaryHB 1244revise voter qualifications in certain rural fire protection district elections. 
02/19 10:00 AM House JudiciaryHB 1244revise voter qualifications in certain rural fire protection district elections. 
02/19 10:00 AM House JudiciaryHB 1244revise voter qualifications in certain rural fire protection district elections. 

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