Representative Jason E. Frerichs — 2020


Picture of Representative Jason E. Frerichs

Minority Whip

Party: Democrat
Term: New Member
District: 01
Counties: Brown, Day, Marshall, Roberts
Occupation: Farmer/Rancher

Home Address:
13507 465th Ave.
Wilmot, SD 57279

Home: 605-938-4273
Capitol: 605-773-3821


Email: Jason.Frerichs@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 414 
Local GovernmentMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1151allow citizens without free access to a local library to borrow books directly from any library in the state. 
HB 1222allow a winter load increase of certain motor vehicle weight restrictions. 
HB 1223revise the high school course requirements for graduation from the distinguished high school program. 
HB 1299require the state-owned fuel terminals and facilities to supply certain ethanol blends. 
HC 1005Honoring Olivia Olson of Waubay as the 2009 South Dakota Snow Queen. 
SB 95authorize certain schools to own and operate wind energy conversion systems, to establish a grant program for such purposes, and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 140allow school districts to enter into contractual agreements to provide for the whole-grade sharing of students. 
SB 170authorize certain schools to own and operate wind energy conversion systems, to establish a grant program for such purposes, and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 185revise the graduation requirements for students entering ninth grade in 2010 and thereafter by eliminating the option of the basic high school program. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1096provide for a temporary reduction of legislator salaries and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1100revise where business records of insurance producers may be maintained. 
HB 1105require public high school students to perform acts of volunteerism in order to receive a high school diploma. 
HB 1107revise the composition of the State Brand Board, to provide for its election by district, and to revise certain powers of the board. 
HB 1108repeal certain provisions relating to the purchase of stationery for county officers. 
HB 1109eliminate the offices of county and township constables. 
HB 1110repeal certain provisions relating to limited liability for Y2K litigation. 
HB 1111clarify and repeal certain redundancies in the provisions relating to the sale of substandard milk. 
HB 1122require that prosecutors notify victims of domestic abuse regarding the status of their case. 
HB 1137establish certain eligibility requirements for purchasers of houses sold through the Governor's house program. 
HB 1142appropriate money for an adult farm and ranch management program. 
HB 1153revise the elements of the crime of indecent exposure involving a child, to revise the elements of the crime of indecent exposure, and to establish the crime of private indecent exposure. 
HB 1154revise certain requirements for eligibility for opportunity scholarships. 
HB 1173appropriate money for the Northern Crops Institute. 
HB 1174appropriate money from the budget reserve fund to increase the state funded portion to state aid to education, decrease current tax levies, and increase provider inflation. 
HB 1179provide for the practice and regulation of licensed midwives. 
HB 1185revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2009. 
HB 1196require the consent of the governing bodies of certain local governments before creating tax incremental districts. 
HB 1212revise certain requirements of written contract documents for public improvements. 
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 1230provide for the assessment of actual representation expenses from nonunion employees. 
HB 1245provide certain protections to governmental employees who report certain violations or suspected violations of law. 
HB 1247revise certain provisions relating to the transfer of appropriations. 
HB 1248authorize the South Dakota Building Authority to provide for the construction of a college of veterinary medicine and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1255revise certain provisions concerning the telecommunications gross receipts tax. 
HB 1260require that a request for proposals be issued for certain state contracts for professional services. 
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 1272add a portion of roadway in Mellette County to the state trunk highway system as a part of Highway 63. 
HB 1279require each school district to develop a policy to prohibit bullying and harassment that meets certain requirements. 
HB 1282allow counties to assign the responsibility for the redemption of bonded indebtedness of a former school district to a new school district after a reorganization. 
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. 
HB 1289provide for legislative redistricting based on single- member house districts. 
HB 1295authorize the establishment of charter schools. 
HB 1296authorize the use of tribal identification cards as the equivalent of certain state-issued documents for identification purposes. 
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 1009Honoring Kiko Mendoza of Eagle Butte for his many accomplishments both in athletics and academics. 
HC 1010Commending and honoring Eldon and Regina Roth for their outstanding efforts to increase the value of beef in the United States, for their entrepreneurial spirit, and for their commitment to excellence. 
HC 1013Commending and honoring Joanne Groves, a member of the Huron School District Board, on her selection as the 2008-2009 Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota. 
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 1016Honoring coach Tom Rogers for achieving his 300th win as the head coach of the Stanley County Lady Buffs Basketball Team. 
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 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 1039Honoring Tyler Sorenson of South Dakota State University for qualifying for the Division I NCAA National Wrestling Tournament in St. Louis, March 19-21, 2009. 
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 1007Supporting the Employee Free Choice Act and urging Congress to pass the Employee Free Choice Act. 
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 1018Urging increased cooperation and collaboration between state, local, and tribal governments. 
SB 75allow dogs to be used in the hunting of mountain lions. 
SB 93provide for the establishment of rural community-based energy development projects. 
SB 94exempt certain small wind energy facilities from property taxation. 
SB 104increase state matching funds for animal damage control. 
SB 105require the State Brand Board to provide certain reports and information and to provide for Senate confirmation for Brand Board members. 
SB 106revise certain provisions regarding the distribution of funds to sparse school districts, and to appropriate funds to distribute to sparse school districts. 
SB 112require that certain student meal plans be offered at public colleges and universities. 
SB 114provide for a study of the feasibility of establishing an equine processing facility and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 116impose a tax on ethyl alcohol and methyl alcohol used in motor vehicles on the public highways and to revise certain provisions regarding the fuel excise tax. 
SB 117revise certain budgetary provisions relating to certain funds received from the federal government. 
SB 132allow resident students that attend school out of state to be counted in the resident school district's average daily membership for the purpose of distributing school and public lands funds. 
SB 134provide health insurance coverage for contraceptive drugs and devices. 
SB 137require the sale of aircraft under the control of the Department of Transportation and to declare an emergency. 
SB 142place certain limitations on legislative travel, expenses, and reimbursement. 
SB 150establish a presumption regarding occupational disease disabilities of certain firefighters. 
SB 168prohibit certain business entities from making political campaign contributions to state officeholders or candidates if the business entity does contractual business with certain state agencies. 
SB 181make an appropriation for the support of the state fair. 
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 8Honoring Earv Archambeau, son of Rita and the late Merv Archambeau of Avon, South Dakota, for his outstanding accomplishments as a high school athlete. 
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 28Honoring the life and times of Chester Sorensen of Freeman, South Dakota. 
SCR 2Urging the reinstatement and funding of a federal inspection program governing horse slaughter and euthanasia facilities. 
SCR 3Supporting a study of the potential creation of a Department of Veterans Affairs as a cabinet-level department. 
SCR 6Supporting certain health screening programs sponsored by the South Dakota Lions Foundation. 
SCR 7Requesting the State of Nebraska to provide tax relief and amnesty for certain South Dakota trucking companies. 
SCR 8urging the members of the State Streamlined Sales Tax Governing Board to amend its treatment of certain food coupons, certificates, and other documentation as gross receipts. 
SCR 10 Supporting legislative efforts in other states addressing the need to provide for equine slaughter and processing in the United States. 

Hearings

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