Senator Al Novstrup — 2018


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Majority Whip

Party: Republican
Term: Other House
District: 03
Counties: Brown
Occupation: Small Business Owner

Home Address:
1705 Northview Ln.
Aberdeen, SD 57401

Home: 605-226-2505
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business: 605-360-9711
Cell: 605-360-9711
Email: Al.Novstrup@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Commerce and EnergyMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 423 
Joint Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 
Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 
Retirement LawsVice-Chair Call of Chair 3:00 PM Room 412 
State AffairsMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

SB 72revise certain provisions regarding historical license plates for motor vehicles. 
SB 110establish certain findings pertaining to pre-abortion counseling practices by abortion providers in South Dakota and to amend provisions regarding mandatory third-party pre-abortion counseling. 
SB 153require disclosure of certain fees being imposed by overnight lodging accommodations. 
SC 36Honoring The Salvation Army for their dedication and service to the Aberdeen Community for one hundred twenty-five years. 
SCR 7Supporting the State of Israel. 
HB 1136revise certain provisions related to cooperatives. 
HB 1159revise certain notification provisions regarding damage of underground facilities. 
HB 1187require grant performance measurement information be displayed on the department website. 
HB 1188establish certain provisions regarding postsecondary tuition assistance programs. 
HB 1239revise certain provisions regarding the inspection and copying of public records. 
HB 1258revise certain provisions regarding aviation. 
HB 1274increase the tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products and to appropriate the revenues. 
HB 1275revise certain provisions regarding ballot measure petition circulation. 
HB 1282provide certain notice requirements regarding out-of-state contributions to ballot question committees. 
HB 1290provide for disclosure of certain contents of public-private partnership agreements and to provide a penalty for failure to disclose. 
HB 1300provide for the use of certain general funds to increase Medicaid reimbursement rates for existing Medicaid providers. 
HJR 1010Proposing and submitting to voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, revising legislative terms of office. 

Co Sponsor

SB 68revise certain provisions regarding the assistance provided to counties by state firefighting resources. 
SB 69allow certain registration and permit documents to be stored and presented electronically. 
SB 70define the term, serve, for the purposes of regulating the sale and use of alcoholic beverages. 
SB 71revise certain provisions related to a license renewal for the practice of medicine, osteopathy, surgery, or obstetrics. 
SB 79authorize for voters with no party affiliation to sign nominating petitions for candidates with a party affiliation. 
SB 82revise certain provisions providing for the inspections of large passenger vehicles used by nonprofit organizations. 
SB 84revise certain provisions regarding public records. 
SB 91authorize the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide for the design, construction, and equipping of a state veterans cemetery in Sioux Falls, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 100establish certain provisions related to grant monitoring and review and to revise certain record retention policies. 
SB 117revise certain provisions regarding the partners in education tax credit program. 
SB 125clarify the authority of the Government Operations and Audit Committee to issue a subpoena. 
SB 144revise certain provisions related to party affiliation on voter registration cards. 
SB 145revise certain provisions related to claims regarding workers' compensation. 
SB 176establish certain provisions regarding the prescription of opioids. 
SB 200prohibit certain actions by the state regarding refugee resettlement. 
SB 206revise certain provisions to authorize for the inclusion of legislators in the South Dakota Retirement System. 
SC 5Commending and honoring the 2017 Tea Area High School Titans Boys Soccer Team and the students and staff involved in the program. 
SC 6Commending and honoring the 2017 Tea Area High School Boys Basketball Team and the students and staff involved in the program. 
SC 7Commending and honoring Joan Allison, a second grade teacher at Legacy Elementary, on being named Tea Area School District's Teacher of the Year. 
SC 8Honoring and commending Rick Williamson for his service to our state and nation and for his service as state commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. 
SC 9Honoring the Brookings County Youth Mentoring Program. 
SC 26Honoring and recognizing Larry Goette for his commitment and dedication to military veterans and for his service to his country. 
SC 30Congratulating and honoring the 2017 Canton High School Girls Golf Team and Coach Jeff Keyman for their outstanding accomplishments in 2017. 
SCR 8Requesting federal natural resource agencies to refrain from designating wilderness areas in South Dakota without approval of the Legislature. 
SCR 9Strengthening the sister-state ties between the State of South Dakota and the Republic of China (Taiwan), supporting the signing of a Bilateral Trade Agreement between Taiwan and the United States, and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. 
SCR 12Urging the Environmental Protection Agency to update the Clean Air Act to allow mid-range ethanol blends in all standard automobiles. 
SCR 13Recognizing the root cause of the global war on terror. 
SCR 14Encouraging Congress and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to overturn the rules regarding electronic logging devices. 
SCR 16Expressing our gratitude to the 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, for Making America Great Again. 
SJR 8making formal application to the United States Congress to lawfully change the medical enrollment criteria for the Veterans Health Administration, to include all veterans who served in World War II and the Korean War and who received an honorable discharge for their service regardless of current income status. 
HB 1075authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the construction of the Madison Cyber Labs (MadLabs) and the demolition of Lowry Hall at Dakota State University, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1102revise certain provisions regarding the use and display of the great seal of South Dakota. 
HB 1103require state agencies to comply with the appropriate display or use of the state seal. 
HB 1104revise certain provisions regarding the arrest of certain victims of domestic abuse. 
HB 1110increase the penalty for certain subsequent convictions of hiring for sexual activity or promoting prostitution. 
HB 1111revise certain definitions regarding criminal street gang activity. 
HB 1120provide equal access for all students to activities sponsored by the South Dakota High School Activities Association or school districts. 
HB 1140revise certain provisions regarding access to public water. 
HB 1162increase a surcharge to increase revenues to the crime victims' compensation fund and to revise certain provisions of the crime victim compensation program fund. 
HB 1166revise certain provisions regarding waivers recommended by the School Finance Accountability Board. 
HB 1167revise certain provisions regarding the appointment of county commissioners to county planning commissions. 
HB 1174revise certain provisions regarding rights for crime victims. 
HB 1195revise certain provisions regarding refunds of motor vehicle license fees. 
HB 1196revise certain provisions regarding verification of residency of petition circulators. 
HB 1197prohibit public school administrators from participating in collective bargaining. 
HB 1198prohibit school districts from compensating official labor union representatives or negotiators. 
HB 1211require that certain property tax opt out decisions be referred to a vote. 
HB 1214revise certain provisions regarding the State Conservation Commission and conservation districts. 
HB 1268provide for revised dates to prefile legislation. 
HB 1304revise certain provisions regarding challenges to petition signatures. 
HC 1006Expressing gratitude and admiration for all the men and women who are in active military service, who are veterans, or who are or have been first responders in our state. 
HC 1007Recognizing and congratulating Sioux Falls Little League on their historic first season of Little League Baseball in 2017. 
HC 1011Congratulating Augustana University on its 100th anniversary in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and recognizing the university's continued impact on students and communities throughout the state. 
HC 1015Honoring Brian Garrett for his outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the Oglala Lakota people. 
HCR 1006Commemorating the life of George Speaker Mickelson and calling for a bust of Mickelson to be displayed in the lobby of the State House of Representatives. 
HCR 1010Recognizing and honoring William Melvin "Billy" Mills, also known as Makata Taka Hela, for his unselfish and loyal contributions to the State of South Dakota and to his country. 
HJR 1004Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election a Constitutional amendment to revise certain provisions relating to the rights of crime victims. 
HJR 1006Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to amendments to the Constitution. 

Hearings

02/20 10:00 AM Senate Commerce and EnergyHB 1136revise certain provisions related to cooperatives. 
02/20 04:00 PM Senate Commerce and EnergyHB 1159revise certain notification provisions regarding damage of underground facilities. 
02/20 02:00 PM House of RepresentativesSB 110establish certain findings pertaining to pre-abortion counseling practices by abortion providers in South Dakota and to amend provisions regarding mandatory third-party pre-abortion counseling. 
02/20 02:00 PM House of RepresentativesHB 1188establish certain provisions regarding postsecondary tuition assistance programs. 
02/20 02:00 PM House of RepresentativesSC 36Honoring The Salvation Army for their dedication and service to the Aberdeen Community for one hundred twenty-five years.