Representative Spencer Hawley — 2017


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Minority Leader

Party: Democrat
Term: Incumbent
District: 07
Counties: Brookings
Occupation: Insurance Agent

Home Address:
1215 W. 8th St. S.
Brookings, SD 57006

Home: 605-692-9716
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business: 605-692-6223

Email: Spencer.Hawley@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Commerce and EnergyMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 464 
Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:30 AM Room 413 
Joint Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 
Select Committee on Discipline and ExpulsionVice-Chair Call of Chair 3:00 PM Room 414 
State AffairsMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 414 

Interim Committees

BondingMember 
Executive BoardMember 
Joint Commerce and EnergyMember 
Regulation of Access to and Use of Non-Meandered Waters ...Member 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1171make an appropriation to the postsecondary scholarship grant fund. 
HB 1172revise certain provisions to maintain funding for the building South Dakota fund. 
HB 1173revise the distribution of funds from the building South Dakota fund. 
HC 1010Commending and honoring the 2016 Habitat for Humanity-South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
HCR 1001Reappointing Mr. Marty Guindon of Pierre, South Dakota, to the Office of Auditor General. 
SB 111revise the administrative rule regarding income eligibility for assistance with child care costs. 
SB 138provide certain provisions regarding asbestos bankruptcy trust claims. 
SB 156establish the South Dakota Early Learning Advisory Council. 
SB 173provide certain provisions regarding the use of contributions received by a candidate campaign committee. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1001revise certain provisions regarding prison or jail population cost estimates. 
HB 1060provide requirements and standards for insurers' own risk and solvency assessments. 
HB 1073revise and repeal certain provisions regarding gifts from registered lobbyists to public officials. 
HB 1076create a State Government Accountability Board. 
HB 1077provide for the assignment of certain benefits in dental care insurance coverage. 
HB 1078provide for the regulation of teams and team leaders regarding real estate transactions. 
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 1084allow chiropractic corporations operated as sole proprietorships to be operated for a certain time after the death of the chiropractor. 
HB 1086provide certain provisions requiring the official state seed certification agency to obtain liability insurance. 
HB 1092revise certain alcoholic beverage licensing provisions concerning the manufacturing and sale of cider. 
HB 1093revise certain definitions relating to employment and workers compensation. 
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 1106create a leased residential property classification. 
HB 1108revise certain provisions regarding prejudgment interest rates. 
HB 1112revise certain provisions related to construction managers on certain public improvement projects. 
HB 1119lower 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 1128establish certain provisions regarding conflict of interest for legislators. 
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 1148reinstate certain provisions of the South Dakota risk pool, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1149revise the tax on certain telecommunication services and devices. 
HB 1152establish a maximum rate of interest on debt arising out of medical services. 
HB 1158revise the definition of fall enrollment for the purpose of calculating state aid to education payments to school districts. 
HB 1159revise certain provisions regarding the regulation of commercial breeding operations. 
HB 1174revise certain provisions concerning how stop lamps shall be mounted and displayed on vehicles and trailers. 
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 1200revise certain provisions regarding contributions to ballot question committees. 
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 1002Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 196th Regiment, Regional Training Institute (RTI) on training hundreds of officer candidates from South Dakota and soldiers across the nation. 
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 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 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 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. 
HC 1030Honoring and commending the South Dakota Department of Tourism staff and its professional advertising and media production partners for their award winning efforts to promote the state's travel and tourism industry. 
HCR 1005Calling for statewide recognition of the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 196th Regiment, Regional Training Institute (RTI) for training hundreds of officer candidates from South Dakota and soldiers across the nation. 
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. 
SB 60revise certain provisions regarding the sale of consumers power district assets. 
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 68revise certain alcoholic beverage sampling provisions. 
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 80regulate the use of drones under certain conditions and to provide a penalty therefor. 
SB 87revise and repeal provisions regarding coin operated washers and dryers. 
SB 88revise the definition of an electric transmission facility. 
SB 96require a minimum amount of paid sick leave for employees. 
SB 109provide certain criteria for meeting the ownership requirements for classifying dwellings as owner-occupied property. 
SB 140require schools to provide instruction in hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation. 
SB 141revise certain provisions relating to child support. 
SB 145provide limitation on liability for certain architects and engineers 
SB 147establish a rate-setting methodology for services delivered by community-based health and human services providers. 
SB 148make an appropriation to the Department of Agriculture for enhancement of the farm link program. 
SB 150establish certain provisions regarding paid maternity leave. 
SB 155establish an early childhood education pilot program and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 159provide for the continuation of the paraprofessional tuition assistance scholarship program and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SC 4Posthumously honoring USAF OSI Special Agent Staff Sergeant Peter W. Taub. 
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. 
SC 31Honoring and commending Susan Delaney-Kary of Parmelee, South Dakota, for receiving the 2016 Spirit of Dakota Award. 
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 6Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2017 as Social Work Month. 
SCR 14Urging the Governor to fuel the state fleet with premium E-30 fuel. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled