Senator Jason E. Frerichs — 2017


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Minority Whip

Party: Democrat
Term: Incumbent
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
Business:

Email: Jason.Frerichs@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 412 
Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 
Joint Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 
Retirement LawsMember Call of Chair 3:00 PM Room 412 
TaxationMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 423 
TransportationMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 423 

Interim Committees

Ag. Land Assessment Task ForceMember 
Regulation of Access to and Use of Non-Meandered Waters ...Member 
Retirement LawsMember 
River Basin Natural Resource District Oversight Advisory...Member 

Prime Sponsor

SB 119accommodate legislation to improve culverts in the state. 
SB 127provide certain defenses to adverse possession claims. 
SB 132revise the eligibility requirements for the opportunity scholarship program. 
SB 148make an appropriation to the Department of Agriculture for enhancement of the farm link program. 
SB 154require the Department of Transportation to utilize native plants on new or remodeled state properties at rest areas as landscape.  
SB 174revise certain provisions limiting the issuance of certain licenses and permits if a debt is being collected by the obligation recovery center. 
SC 25Celebrating and honoring Sisseton's 125th anniversary on April 15, 2017, and the Celebrate Sisseton 125th festivities on July 14, 15, and 16, 2017. 
SC 29Celebrating and honoring the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Sioux Tribe's annual wacipi celebration on the occasion of its 150th anniversary on June 30, July 1, and July 2, 2017. 
SCR 14Urging the Governor to fuel the state fleet with premium E-30 fuel. 
HB 1075repeal the authority of municipalities to exercise planning and zoning powers outside corporate limits of municipalities. 
HB 1120create protections and accommodations for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers in their places of employment. 
HB 1149revise the tax on certain telecommunication services and devices. 
HB 1168revise certain provisions regarding nonresident waterfowl licenses. 
HB 1171make an appropriation to the postsecondary scholarship grant fund. 
HCR 1012Urging Congress, the President of the United States, and the President's trade representatives to welcome free and fair trade and support strong trade commerce within the agricultural industry. 

Co Sponsor

SB 7revise the criteria for determining if property is classified as agricultural land for property tax purposes. 
SB 9revise the river basin natural resource district boundaries, to establish subdistricts for each district, and to establish a procedure to adjust district boundaries. 
SB 10provide for an election in the Red River and Minnesota River Basin Natural Resource District in 2018, to remove certain areas from the East Dakota Water Development District that are contained in that river basin natural resource district, and to provide for elections in the other river basin natural resource districts at a later date. 
SB 61update, revise, and repeal certain provisions relating to nurse practitioners and nurse midwives. 
SB 64define the term of a vacancy appointment for water development district directors. 
SB 65establish the South Dakota Board of Technical Education and to revise certain provisions regarding career and technical education and postsecondary technical institutes. 
SB 69revise the tax required when a new motor vehicle dealer licenses a new motor vehicle. 
SB 73provide a special tribal veteran license plate for certain motor vehicles. 
SB 74exempt the elected members of the governing board of any federally recognized Indian tribe from the requirement to register as lobbyists. 
SB 75revise certain provisions regarding the purchase from a municipality of malt beverages by certain alcoholic beverage licensees. 
SB 79revise certain provisions regarding the display of motorcycle license plates. 
SB 81prohibit the manufacture, sale, or possession of alcohol in a powdered, condensed, or other concentrated form under most circumstances. 
SB 96require a minimum amount of paid sick leave for employees. 
SB 97revise certain provisions concerning the transfer of motor vehicle titles to satisfy unpaid motor vehicle repair bills. 
SB 104protect certain easement holders and rural customers from shutoffs by certain energy companies. 
SB 105reduce the excise tax imposed on the gross receipts from sale, resale, or lease of farm machinery, attachment units, and irrigation equipment. 
SB 109provide certain criteria for meeting the ownership requirements for classifying dwellings as owner-occupied property. 
SB 110establish a tuition reimbursement program for certain teachers who teach in rural school districts. 
SB 111revise the administrative rule regarding income eligibility for assistance with child care costs. 
SB 118allow for special motor vehicle license plates depicting the Dignity sculpture. 
SB 125revise the list of organizations that may approve and accredit a nonpublic school. 
SB 135revise certain meat labeling requirements. 
SB 136permit and regulate the practice of licensed certified professional midwives. 
SB 139provide for the permitting of waterfowl outfitters, and to dedicate fees and surcharges paid by waterfowl outfitters for use on certain game production areas. 
SB 140require schools to provide instruction in hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation. 
SB 141revise certain provisions relating to child support. 
SB 144provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. 
SB 150establish certain provisions regarding paid maternity leave. 
SB 155establish an early childhood education pilot program and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 156establish the South Dakota Early Learning Advisory Council. 
SB 158impose a tariff on certain pipelines carrying crude oil and to create a crude oil pipeline compensation fund that may be used in the event of a crude oil spill. 
SB 159provide for the continuation of the paraprofessional tuition assistance scholarship program and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 162authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the design, renovation of, and addition to, the Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory on the campus of South Dakota State University and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 165establish consultation protocols between the Department of Education and tribal government officials. 
SB 170revise certain provisions regarding the maximum width restriction for farm implements operated on a public highway 
SB 171establish the Government Accountability Task Force to study campaign finance and to declare an emergency. 
SC 18Recognizing and congratulating Jonathon A. Brown of Boy Scout Troop 1187 for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. 
SC 19Honoring Cleo Erickson, "The History Lady," of Vermillion, South Dakota, who knew more about the history of her community than anyone else. 
SC 23Honoring Senator Gary Cammack and his wife Amy for receiving the Olin Sims Conservation Leadership Award in January of 2017. 
SC 24Commending Heather Wilson on her nomination for Secretary of the United States Air Force and honoring her service to South Dakota. 
SC 28Honoring the 2017 South Dakota Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Youth of the Year finalists. 
SC 31Honoring and commending Susan Delaney-Kary of Parmelee, South Dakota, for receiving the 2016 Spirit of Dakota Award. 
SC 32Celebrating and honoring the life of Dr. Wayne Evans. 
SC 36Honoring Christopher Todd Jumper of Boy Scout Troop 28, North Sioux City, South Dakota, for earning the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. 
SC 37Honoring the Beresford and Alcester-Hudson School District cooperative wrestling program for an excellent season and for victorious performances in the 2017 Class B State Wrestling Tournament. 
SCR 4Recognizing and finding that pornography is a public health crisis leading to a broad spectrum of individual and public health impacts and societal harms. 
SCR 5Endorsing the induction of Howard Hunter, Sr. into the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. 
SCR 6Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2017 as Social Work Month. 
SCR 11Opposing physician-assisted suicide. 
SCR 12Expressing support for the continuation of the Perkins Loan Program and urging Congress to take immediate action to permanently reauthorize the program, in its entirety and in its original form. 
SCR 13To require the payment into the federal oil spill liability trust fund for the Keystone One Pipeline and the Keystone XL Pipeline and to recognize dilbit as oil. 
HB 1057revise when improvement districts shall hold an election of board members. 
HB 1065revise certain provisions regarding the liability of persons for certain business debts. 
HB 1071require the approval of the Legislature before any high level nuclear waste may be processed or deposited within state boundaries. 
HB 1076create a State Government Accountability Board. 
HB 1077provide for the assignment of certain benefits in dental care insurance coverage. 
HB 1082grant limited immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain related offenses to persons who assist certain persons in need of emergency assistance or who are themselves in need of emergency assistance. 
HB 1087authorize the recovery of attorney's fees in civil actions relating to highway obstructions. 
HB 1088revise certain provisions regarding required stops at railroad crossings. 
HB 1093revise certain definitions relating to employment and workers compensation. 
HB 1094provide for the transfer of certain landowner hunting licenses. 
HB 1098revise certain provisions regarding the notice requirements of county commissions in authorizing installation of utility lines along and across highways. 
HB 1109create provisions for prohibiting the use of handheld electronic wireless communications devices by school bus drivers. 
HB 1124exempt a person with a commercial driver license from the requirement to have a hazardous materials endorsement on the license under certain conditions. 
HB 1125make accessible to the public certain information relating to the partners in education tax credit program. 
HB 1135provide certain provisions requiring plaintiffs in certain civil suits to cover certain court costs. 
HB 1139revise certain provisions concerning adverse possession of certain real property. 
HB 1140establish certain provisions regarding contract carriers of railroad employees. 
HB 1148reinstate certain provisions of the South Dakota risk pool, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1152establish a maximum rate of interest on debt arising out of medical services. 
HB 1155revise the penalty for aggravated assault with the intent to disfigure the victim. 
HB 1158revise the definition of fall enrollment for the purpose of calculating state aid to education payments to school districts. 
HB 1170revise certain provisions regarding conflicts of interest for authority, board, or commission members. 
HB 1177accommodate legislation regarding certain big game depredation. 
HB 1179revise certain provisions related to exemptions from licensure for nonresidential mortgage loans. 
HB 1195revise certain provisions regarding health coverage for applied behavior analysis. 
HB 1202make an appropriation for the support of the Veterans Outreach Center and to declare an emergency. 
HC 1001Honoring and commending Dale Lamphere, of Sturgis, South Dakota, and his team for the monumental sculpture, "Dignity", and Norm and Eunabel McKie, of Rapid City, South Dakota, for their generous financial support of the sculpture project. 
HC 1004Honoring Raina Grimsley of Mitchell, South Dakota, Girls State Governor, and Max Hawkins of Renner, South Dakota, Boys State Governor, and commending the South Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary for their sponsorship and coordination of the Girls State and Boys State programs. 
HC 1005Commending the entire South Dakota Army National Guard on being awarded a first place gold finish in the 2016 Army Communities of Excellence Awards. 
HC 1010Commending and honoring the 2016 Habitat for Humanity-South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
HC 1014Honoring the city of Mobridge for being included in the 2017 Governor's Awards for Outstanding Support of the Arts by an Organization or Business. 
HC 1015Honoring Mel Chandler for his outstanding service to the State of South Dakota. 
HC 1018Recognizing Rev. Dr. Donald C. Simmons, Jr. for his exemplary service to the State of South Dakota. 
HC 1020Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its sixty-ninth anniversary on June 15th, 16th, and 17th 2017. 
HC 1024Commending and honoring the South Dakota Department of Transportation on the one hundredth anniversary of its creation. 
HC 1025Honoring Phyllis Perkovich for her outstanding commitment and service to the South Dakota legislative page program and the youth of South Dakota. 
HC 1026Honoring Laura Ingalls Wilder's 150th birthday and the celebration of this milestone in De Smet, South Dakota. 
HCR 1007Strengthening and expanding sister-state ties between South Dakota and Taiwan; supporting the signing of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and a Bilateral Investment Agreement (BIA) with the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. 
HCR 1011Recognizing and honoring Sitting Bull, Tatanka-Iyotanka, a courageous warrior, statesman, dedicated leader, one of South Dakota's first ambassadors to the world, and a man who remains an essential figure in South Dakota and United States history. 
HJR 1001Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to Article XXI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to fishing, hunting, and trapping. 

Hearings

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