Representative Karen Soli — 2020


Picture of Representative Karen Soli

Party: Democrat
Term: Incumbent
District: 15
Counties: Minnehaha
Occupation: Clergy

Home Address:
810 W. 6th St.
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Home: 605-338-5934
Capitol: 605-773-3851


Email: Karen.Soli@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Health and Human ServicesMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 412 
Local GovernmentMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

SC 22Honoring the 2014 and 2015 Washington High School students of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and their many achievements. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1073require a sex offender to report a change in vehicle status to law enforcement. 
HB 1074revise certain notice requirements for reporting motor vehicle accidents. 
HB 1082allow a law enforcement officer to issue a citation without a notary. 
HB 1083require reimbursement to certain entities for fire suppression and extinguishment costs. 
HB 1089ban the practice of female genital mutilation in the state, to provide a penalty therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1128protect certain homestead exemption interests during sale of homestead or separation of owners. 
HB 1129revise the property exempt from process in bankruptcy cases. 
HB 1138revise the penalty for the failure to wear a properly adjusted and fastened safety seat belt system in a passenger vehicle. 
HB 1160require a defendant to undergo a mental examination prior to any sentence imposed after a defendant is found guilty but mentally ill. 
HB 1162enact the Interstate Insurance Product Regulation Compact. 
HB 1172revise the eligibility requirements for the South Dakota opportunity scholarship to include certain students who reside in bordering states. 
HB 1175prohibit legislation relating to initiated measures for one year after the measure is decided or enacted. 
HB 1193lower the state sales and use tax on certain food items and to increase the rate of taxation for the sales and use tax on certain goods and services. 
HB 1196revise certain driver licensing provisions. 
HB 1199authorize funding for tribal colleges to defray certain costs associated with educating nonbeneficiary students and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1221authorize unilateral consent in certain divorce proceedings. 
HB 1231authorize the forfeiture of any financial benefit or valuables gained from pimping. 
HC 1004Commending the Sioux Valley High School Competitive Cheer Team and coaches for the 2014 South Dakota State Class A Competitive Cheer championship. 
HC 1012Congratulating and commending the Hamlin High School football team for winning the 2014 State 9B Football Championship. 
HC 1017Honoring Arlington Cardinal football players Brody Gilbertson, Kyle Stegeman, Parker Christesen, Alex Heuer, and Richard Jensen. 
HC 1018Honoring the Arlington High School Oral lnterp Team on an outstanding season in 2014. 
HC 1019Honoring Arlington Cardinal volleyball players, seniors Daylee Olson, Josie Parry, Kimberly VanBockern, Nikki Zobel, and Cuinsey Murphy, and junior Bailee Steffensen. 
HC 1020Honoring Huron High School Assistant Principal Mike Radke for being named the 2015 South Dakota Assistant Principal of the Year. 
HC 1022Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for winning the 2014 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. 
HC 1031Honoring the 2015 Huron High School Speech and Debate Team on their outstanding performance. 
HCR 1006to request that a plan be developed for a state ethics commission. 
HJR 1002making a formal application to the President of the United States, that the President grant a presidential pardon to Peter L. Larson. 
HJR 1004Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article III, section 5 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to legislative redistricting. 
SB 73improve public safety regarding juvenile justice. 
SB 82update outdated language related to domestic abuse. 
SB 97revise the allowable penalties for a person admitted to drug court. 
SB 98revise the provisions related to the financial accountability system. 
SB 101establish certain provisions regarding cancer treatment medication coverage by insurance companies. 
SB 108revise certain provisions relating to aggravated DUI's. 
SB 112revise certain provisions regarding voting rights of a person convicted of a felony. 
SB 121prospectively repeal the death penalty. 
SB 144establish a tuition reimbursement program for certain teachers who teach in rural school districts. 
SB 146authorize funding for an honor guard detail for deceased veterans and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 147expand Medicaid. 
SB 155establish a voluntary list of disassociated persons for exclusion or removal from licensed gaming institutions. 
SB 156require a minimum amount of paid sick leave for employees. 
SB 164require students to take a civics test to demonstrate knowledge of United States history and government. 
SC 5recognizing and honoring South Dakota Farmers Union for its 100th birthday. 
SC 9Commending and honoring the 2014 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
SC 10Honoring the Howard High School Football Team for its 2014 9A State Championship. 
SC 11Honoring the Madison High School Boys Basketball Team for its 2014 Boys State A Basketball Championship. 
SC 17Recognizing the 136th anniversary of the Fort Robinson Outbreak and commending the Annual Fort Robinson Memorial Breakout Run. 
SC 26Commending and honoring Vern DeGeest on his retirement from teaching, coaching, and administrating after fifty-four years in South Dakota schools. 
SCR 6to direct the Department of Education to ensure South Dakota students are well-versed in civics and government. 
SCR 7Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers. 

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