Representative Dick Werner — 2014


Picture of Representative Dick Werner

Party: Republican
Term: New Member
District: 22
Counties: Beadle, Kingsbury
Occupation: Business Owner/Farmer/Financial Consultant


Session Committees

AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 
Joint AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 

Interim Committees

AppropriationsMember 
Highway Needs and FinancingMember 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1185revise certain provisions relating to nonresident waterfowl licenses. 
HB 1246increase the maximum bet limit and to eliminate the award limit on video lottery games. 
HB 1247revise certain provisions for the economic development partnership fund. 
HC 1024Commending and honoring Ben Halbkat, of Huron, South Dakota, for receiving the rank of the Eagle Scout in the Boys Scouts of America. 
HC 1026commending and honoring the Community Bank in Avon, South Dakota, for their continued entrepreneurial spirit, hard work, and dedication to the community for the past 100 years. 
SB 180authorize the increase in the number of video lottery machines that may be placed in a licensed establishment under certain conditions. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1070sunset certain tax refund claims for an economic development incentive program that has been previously terminated and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1071change the procedure for a minor boundary change. 
HB 1093prohibit public schools from starting a school term before the last Monday in August. 
HB 1094prohibit a person from interfering with a public safety answering point. 
HB 1103require the Game, Fish and Parks Commission to provide for an earlier archery deer hunting season. 
HB 1110revise certain provisions regarding the definition of a resident for the purposes of hunting, fishing, and trapping licenses. 
HB 1120provide for alternative documentation of financial responsibility for vehicles. 
HB 1129prohibit the use of certain explosive targets in the Black Hills Forest Fire Protection District. 
HB 1131clarify that a credit card is not required to establish a revolving credit account. 
HB 1137revise the title of the task force responsible for implementing and overseeing the assessment of agricultural land and to assign the task force certain other oversight responsibilities. 
HB 1140permit townships to levy a capital improvement property tax for secondary roads, bridges, and culverts. 
HB 1142enhance the support for public postsecondary technical institutes, to transfer certain funds, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1154authorize the commissioner of school and public lands to grant certain surface and subsurface easements to provide access to oil, gas, minerals, and geothermal resources. 
HB 1155allow a court to vacate certain convictions if the offense was committed as a result of human trafficking. 
HB 1161establish a cause of action for wrongful human trafficking. 
HB 1218authorize school districts to use certain tax levies for pension and health insurance purposes. 
HB 1226create a work-share program available to employers during times of economic distress. 
HB 1230revise certain provisions concerning the county tax levy for highways and bridges and to permit counties to levy the existing highway and bridge reserve fund tax to make necessary road and bridge improvements. 
HB 1242revise certain provisions concerning the township snow removal reserve fund. 
HB 1250provide for a coordinated effort to assist victims of human trafficking. 
HC 1001Honoring the 2013 Dakota Valley High School Panthers Volleyball Team. 
HC 1002Honoring the 2013 Canton High School football team. 
HC 1020Commending and honoring Ms. Bethany Buell Firsick, 2013 National Champion Pole Vaulter. 
HC 1021Commending and honoring Alexa Duling, a 2013 Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship recipient. 
HC 1023Commending and honoring the 2013 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
HC 1030Commending and honoring Robert (Bob) Graff, a member of the Agar-Blunt-Onida School District Board of Education, on his selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota for 2013. 
HC 1033Honoring Kerri Young of Mitchell, South Dakota, on her outstanding achievement in Mitchell High School girls basketball. 
HC 1034Honoring and commending the 2013 Avon High School Football Team. 
HC 1056Recognizing the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the location filming of Dances With Wolves in South Dakota. 
HC 1057Recognizing and honoring the American Association of State Troopers 2013 Trooper of the Year recipient, Trooper Andrew Steen. 
HC 1058Honoring Sonyah Shae Clifford of Rockyford, South Dakota, for her outstanding job representing Indian rodeo and being named Miss Indian Rodeo 2013 at the Indian National Finals Rodeo. 
HCR 1003Recognizing the outstanding public service of President Calvin Coolidge and his support of Mount Rushmore. 
HJR 1002Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article III, section 6 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to legislative term limits. 
SB 80provide a credit to homebuilt aircraft for sales and use taxes when paying the aircraft registration tax and to make a reimbursement to the aeronautics fund for the amount of the credit granted. 
SB 84update certain statutes relating to notification of certain transfers. 
SB 104authorize the use of night vision equipment for hunting under certain conditions. 
SB 123require the Department of Social Services to develop a procedure to screen and test applicants for certain financial assistance benefits to determine if the applicants are using controlled substances. 
SB 126regulate the sale of raw milk for human consumption. 
SB 131provide that a truancy complaint is grounds to refuse a certificate for excuse from school attendance. 
SB 134authorize a winter load increase of certain motor vehicle weight restrictions. 
SB 163prohibit a social host from permitting the underage consumption of alcoholic beverages on the social host's premises and to provide penalties therefor. 
SB 169provide for access to and use of public waters on public and private property and to protect private property rights for the citizens of South Dakota. 
SB 171recognize certain federal forms as sufficient to direct the disposition of the body of a servicemember. 
SB 172revise certain provisions relating to services performed by dental hygienists. 
SB 179prohibit the use of certain handheld electronic wireless devices for electronic messaging while driving. 
SC 22Honoring the South Dakota Head Start Association. 
SCR 3Urging the members of the South Dakota Congressional delegation to sponsor and support the Marketplace Fairness Act, or similar legislation that would grant the states authority to collect sales and use tax on remote sales. 
SCR 6Expressing the Legislature's support for citizens and communities in eastern South Dakota impacted by severe high water conditions over the last two decades. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled