Senator Kris Langer — 2017


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Majority Whip

Party: Republican
Term: Other House
District: 25
Counties: Minnehaha
Occupation: Realtor

Home Address:
600 W. 7th St.
Dell Rapids, SD 57022

Home: 605-428-4929
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business:

Email: Kris.Langer@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

JudiciaryMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 413 
Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 
Joint Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 
Local GovernmentChair MWF 7:45 AM Room 412 
State AffairsMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 414 

Interim Committees

BondingMember 
Executive BoardMember 

Prime Sponsor

SB 137establish certain provisions regarding joint employer liability protection. 
HB 1078provide for the regulation of teams and team leaders regarding real estate transactions. 
HB 1104revise certain motor vehicle liability insurance requirements. 
HB 1166revise certain provisions regarding open records. 
HB 1167allow first class municipalities to post certain information on the internet in addition to or in lieu of certain publication requirements. 
HC 1022Honoring and commending Abby Shay Neff of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for receiving the President's Volunteer Service Award and local honors from the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. 

Co Sponsor

SB 59delay the effective date for initiated measures and referred laws. 
SB 60revise certain provisions regarding the sale of consumers power district assets. 
SB 65establish the South Dakota Board of Technical Education and to revise certain provisions regarding career and technical education and postsecondary technical institutes. 
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 87revise and repeal provisions regarding coin operated washers and dryers. 
SB 91revise certain provisions regarding the crime of rape. 
SB 109provide certain criteria for meeting the ownership requirements for classifying dwellings as owner-occupied property. 
SB 112provide for the referral of a school board's decision to change the number of school days in a school week. 
SB 126require the Department of Education to use a competitive bidding process when acquiring academic assessments. 
SB 131revise certain provisions concerning the period of time certain persons are prohibited from lobbying after leaving office. 
SB 141revise certain provisions relating to child support. 
SB 144provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. 
SB 159provide for the continuation of the paraprofessional tuition assistance scholarship program and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 160establish provisions for the selection and instruction of delegates to an Article V convention for proposing an amendment to the United States Constitution. 
SB 165establish consultation protocols between the Department of Education and tribal government officials. 
SB 171establish the Government Accountability Task Force to study campaign finance and to declare an emergency. 
SC 20Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard 153rd Engineer Battalion of Huron, South Dakota, for being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckord Trophy and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. 
SC 21Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. 
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 26Congratulating Anneliese Taggart of Vermillion, South Dakota, on the extraordinary honor of winning the 2017 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
SC 33Congratulating and honoring Shantell Brewer, of Dupree High School, and Sierra Ward, of Belle Fourche High School, for being finalists in the 2017 Business Plan Competition. 
SCR 5Endorsing the induction of Howard Hunter, Sr. into the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame. 
SCR 9To accept an invitation to attend a balanced budget amendment planning committee. 
SCR 15Commending President Donald J. Trump in his commitment to keeping the country safe from radical Islamic terrorism. 
HB 1052provide certain protections for public employees. 
HB 1057revise when improvement districts shall hold an election of board members. 
HB 1069repeal and revise certain provisions related to campaign finance and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1072repeal and revise certain provisions relating to permits to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1073revise and repeal certain provisions regarding gifts from registered lobbyists to public officials. 
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 1088revise certain provisions regarding required stops at railroad crossings. 
HB 1093revise certain definitions relating to employment and workers compensation. 
HB 1106create a leased residential property classification. 
HB 1113revise certain provisions regarding protection orders. 
HB 1121revise certain provisions regarding collective bargaining for teachers. 
HB 1133require each school district to adopt a policy to provide for students with specific learning disabilities. 
HB 1143revise certain provisions regarding underage prostitution. 
HB 1165provide for annually updated financial interest statements for any person elected to statewide or local office. 
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 1188accommodate legislation to promote agricultural development. 
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 1003Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. 
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 1006Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard 153rd Engineer Battalion of Huron, South Dakota, for being awarded the Walter T. Kerwin Jr. Readiness Award and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. 
HC 1007Commending the South Dakota National Guard Company C, 1st Battalion, 189th Aviation Regiment of Rapid City, South Dakota, for being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States Certificate of Victory and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. 
HC 1009Commending the South Dakota National Guard 82nd Civil Support Team of Rapid City, South Dakota, on being awarded the General John J. Pershing Trophy and for its continued demonstration of support to the local community and the state. 
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 1023Honoring Bria Shay Neff as the state winner of the "Doodle 4 Google" competition. 
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. 
HJR 1002To apply for a convention of states under Article V of the Constitution of the United States to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government and limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled