Representative Craig Tieszen — 2017


Picture of Representative Craig Tieszen

Party: Republican
Term: Other House
District: 34
Counties: Pennington
Occupation: Retired Police Chief

Home Address:
3416 Brookside Dr.
Rapid City, SD 57702

Home: 605-348-4990
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business:

Email: Craig.Tieszen@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

EducationMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 413 
Government Operations and AuditMember Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 
JudiciaryMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 413 
Retirement LawsChair Call of Chair 3:00 PM Room 413 

Interim Committees

BondingMember 
Executive BoardMember 
Government Operations & AuditMember 
Retirement LawsVice-Chair 
State-Tribal RelationsMember 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1109create provisions for prohibiting the use of handheld electronic wireless communications devices by school bus drivers. 
HB 1110revise certain provisions regarding school bus stop violations. 
HB 1144revise certain provisions regarding commercial driver license disqualification for refusing to submit to a chemical analysis. 
SB 68revise certain alcoholic beverage sampling provisions. 
SB 80regulate the use of drones under certain conditions and to provide a penalty therefor. 
SB 145provide limitation on liability for certain architects and engineers 
SC 24Commending Heather Wilson on her nomination for Secretary of the United States Air Force and honoring her service to South Dakota. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1056authorize law enforcement officers to issue certain citations not signed under oath. 
HB 1065revise certain provisions regarding the liability of persons for certain business debts. 
HB 1073revise and repeal certain provisions regarding gifts from registered lobbyists to public officials. 
HB 1079clarify certain provisions regarding municipal assessments and the collection of delinquent fees by the county. 
HB 1083establish certain provisions for awarding grants and collecting surcharges related to the equal access to our courts fund. 
HB 1084allow chiropractic corporations operated as sole proprietorships to be operated for a certain time after the death of the chiropractor. 
HB 1085revise certain provisions concerning the occupational tax imposed by business improvement districts. 
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 1089provide certain provisions regarding investigations of misconduct by certain public officials. 
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 1098revise certain provisions regarding the notice requirements of county commissions in authorizing installation of utility lines along and across highways. 
HB 1104revise certain motor vehicle liability insurance requirements. 
HB 1107revise certain provisions regarding the approval by the governing board of licenses for alcoholic beverages. 
HB 1108revise certain provisions regarding prejudgment interest rates. 
HB 1113revise certain provisions regarding protection orders. 
HB 1118eliminate the need to prove the use of force, fraud, or coercion in the human trafficking of minors. 
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 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 1159revise certain provisions regarding the regulation of commercial breeding operations. 
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 1179revise certain provisions related to exemptions from licensure for nonresidential mortgage loans. 
HB 1183provide and revise certain provisions regarding mental health procedures in criminal justice, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
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 1200revise certain provisions regarding contributions to ballot question committees. 
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 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 1019Honoring Excellence in Computer Programming Inc., a South Dakota corporation, for hosting the 2017 World Finals of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) on behalf of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, the city of Rapid City, and 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. 
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 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 1revise certain provisions of the prescription drug monitoring program. 
SB 2require prescribers to access the prescription drug monitoring program database prior to issuing a prescription to certain controlled substances. 
SB 3make an appropriation to the Department of Health for the administration of a program regarding substance abuse. 
SB 4require the Board of Pharmacy to report to the Legislature regarding monitoring and use of opioids in the state. 
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 67revise the method used to calculate the petition signatures to place initiated measures on the ballot and to declare an emergency. 
SB 69revise the tax required when a new motor vehicle dealer licenses a new motor vehicle. 
SB 71revise certain provisions of the reinvestment payment program. 
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 77provide for a fiscal note for any initiated measure, initiated amendment to the Constitution, or referred law that would have a fiscal impact on the state. 
SB 79revise certain provisions regarding the display of motorcycle license plates. 
SB 82revise certain provisions regarding the review of juvenile corrections. 
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 91revise certain provisions regarding the crime of rape. 
SB 95add cannabidiol to the list of Schedule IV controlled substances and to exclude it from the definition of marijuana. 
SB 103revise certain provisions concerning the process for truancy citations and formal petitions and to declare an emergency. 
SB 109provide certain criteria for meeting the ownership requirements for classifying dwellings as owner-occupied property. 
SB 113require certain provisions to be met before distribution of the 911 emergency surcharge revenue and to revise the effective date for the sunset clause provisions that lower the 911 emergency surcharge and revise the method of distributing funds. 
SB 121make an appropriation for the completion and upgrade of the South Dakota public safety radio system and to declare an emergency. 
SB 128provide an exception for alcohol manufacturer and wholesaler licensees to participate in certain retail events and to declare an emergency. 
SB 140require schools to provide instruction in hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation. 
SB 141revise certain provisions relating to child support. 
SB 143create an off-sale delivery license and to allow certain off-sale licensees to deliver alcohol. 
SB 160establish provisions for the selection and instruction of delegates to an Article V convention for proposing an amendment to the United States Constitution. 
SC 18Recognizing and congratulating Jonathon A. Brown of Boy Scout Troop 1187 for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. 
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 9To accept an invitation to attend a balanced budget amendment planning committee. 
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. 
SJR 2Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election amendments to Article XXIII, of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to amendments to the Constitution. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled