Representative Timothy R. Johns — 2017


Picture of Representative Timothy R. Johns

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 31
Counties: Lawrence
Occupation: Lawyer

Home Address:
110 S. Main St.
Lead, SD 57754

Home: 605-722-3189
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business: 605-717-2889

Email: Timothy.Johns@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

EducationChair MWF 7:45 AM Room 413 
JudiciaryVice-Chair MWF 10:00 AM Room 413 
Select Committee on Discipline and ExpulsionChair Call of Chair 3:00 PM Room 414 

Interim Committees

Government Accountability Task ForceMember 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1001revise certain provisions regarding prison or jail population cost estimates. 
HB 1006revise certain requirements for a public notice of a public meeting. 
HB 1057revise when improvement districts shall hold an election of board members. 
HB 1079clarify certain provisions regarding municipal assessments and the collection of delinquent fees by the county. 
HB 1080adopt the Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act. 
HB 1081revise certain provisions for establishing a trust for an unlocatable mineral owner. 
HB 1099require a sentence of life imprisonment for certain persons with severe mental illness and to provide for a determination of severe mental illness in those cases. 
HB 1100allow law enforcement to initiate a mental illness hold in domestic abuse situations. 
HB 1183provide and revise certain provisions regarding mental health procedures in criminal justice, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 83revise certain provisions relating to the criteria for informal adjustment for any apparent child in need of supervision. 
SB 84provide for the suspension of the probationary period for juvenile probationers under certain conditions. 
SB 103revise certain provisions concerning the process for truancy citations and formal petitions and to declare an emergency. 
SB 141revise certain provisions relating to child support. 
SC 1Commending and honoring the 2015-2016 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: Jim Holbeck, Harrisburg, School Superintendent; Todd Brist, Watertown, Middle School Principal; Lory DuFrain, Wagner, School Business Official; Ethan Dschaak, Meade, Elementary School Principal; Kevin Lein, Harrisburg, Secondary School Principal; Ryan Rollinger, Harrisburg, Assistant Secondary School Principal; Sherri Becker, Mitchell, Curriculum Leader; and Jennifer Heggelund, Watertown, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1055revise certain provisions regarding the need for a driver license or permit to operate certain motor vehicles. 
HB 1065revise certain provisions regarding the liability of persons for certain business debts. 
HB 1069repeal and revise certain provisions related to campaign finance and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1073revise and repeal certain provisions regarding gifts from registered lobbyists to public officials. 
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 1083establish certain provisions for awarding grants and collecting surcharges related to the equal access to our courts fund. 
HB 1085revise certain provisions concerning the occupational tax imposed by business improvement districts. 
HB 1090define certain fees incident to the extension of credit. 
HB 1104revise certain motor vehicle liability insurance requirements. 
HB 1125make accessible to the public certain information relating to the partners in education tax credit program. 
HB 1134provide certain protection to state and local government employees regarding the disclosure of information in good faith. 
HB 1136revise certain election recount provisions. 
HB 1141provide for a legislative task force to consider certain legislation proposed to revise provisions regarding the constitutional amendment, initiative and referendum process in South Dakota. 
HB 1144revise certain provisions regarding commercial driver license disqualification for refusing to submit to a chemical analysis. 
HB 1170revise certain provisions regarding conflicts of interest for authority, board, or commission members. 
HB 1174revise certain provisions concerning how stop lamps shall be mounted and displayed on vehicles and trailers. 
HB 1184exempt certain persons working in postsecondary technical institutes from collective bargaining provisions. 
HB 1187revise the process by which courts consider appeals of decisions regarding conditional use requests. 
HB 1195revise certain provisions regarding health coverage for applied behavior analysis. 
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 1017Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. 
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 1001Reappointing Mr. Marty Guindon of Pierre, South Dakota, to the Office of Auditor General. 
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 1013To urge the United States Department of State to approve the presidential permit application allowing the construction and operation of the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline between the United States and Canada. 
SB 59delay the effective date for initiated measures and referred laws. 
SB 61update, revise, and repeal certain provisions relating to nurse practitioners and nurse midwives. 
SB 65establish the South Dakota Board of Technical Education and to revise certain provisions regarding career and technical education and postsecondary technical institutes. 
SB 80regulate the use of drones under certain conditions and to provide a penalty therefor. 
SB 81prohibit the manufacture, sale, or possession of alcohol in a powdered, condensed, or other concentrated form under most circumstances. 
SB 95add cannabidiol to the list of Schedule IV controlled substances and to exclude it from the definition of marijuana. 
SB 97revise certain provisions concerning the transfer of motor vehicle titles to satisfy unpaid motor vehicle repair bills. 
SB 109provide certain criteria for meeting the ownership requirements for classifying dwellings as owner-occupied property. 
SB 122provide for certain alcoholic beverage licensees to allow consumption of distilled spirits under certain circumstances. 
SB 129revise the penalty for ingestion of marijuana. 
SC 18Recognizing and congratulating Jonathon A. Brown of Boy Scout Troop 1187 for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. 
SC 21Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. 
SC 24Commending Heather Wilson on her nomination for Secretary of the United States Air Force and honoring her service to South Dakota. 
SCR 2Supporting the electoral college system. 
SCR 3Recognizing the outstanding public service of President James Monroe. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled