Representative Susan Wismer — 2018


Picture of Representative Susan Wismer

Minority Whip

Party: Democrat
Term: New Member
District: 01
Counties: Brown, Day, Marshall, Roberts
Occupation: Public Accounting, CPA

Home Address:
PO Box 147
10970 Prairie Hills Pl.
Britton, SD 57430

Home: 605-448-5189
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business: 605-448-5189

Email: Susan.Wismer@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Government Operations and AuditMember Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 
JudiciaryMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 413 
TaxationMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1100require a name be printed on public contracts. 
HB 1181repeal the tax exempt status of certain farm mutual insurers and fraternal benefit societies. 
HB 1182provide certain protection to state and local government employees regarding the disclosure of information in good faith. 
HB 1237revise certain provisions regarding voting in elections. 
HB 1267prohibit campaign contributions from certain government contractors and certain attorneys. 
HB 1308provide for an excise tax on alcoholic beverage sales and the distribution of the revenue. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1086exempt certain assisted living facilities from the salon license requirement. 
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 1114establish certain requirements for students enrolling in resident school districts or assigned schools after participating in open enrollment. 
HB 1115revise certain provisions regarding crop liens. 
HB 1123prohibit certain persons suffering from a severe mental illness from receiving capital punishment. 
HB 1128revise certain provisions regarding increases in teacher compensation. 
HB 1136revise certain provisions related to cooperatives. 
HB 1140revise certain provisions regarding access to public water. 
HB 1153create certain protections and accommodations for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers in their places of employment. 
HB 1155create provisions regarding the language development of deaf and hard-of-hearing students. 
HB 1159revise certain notification provisions regarding damage of underground facilities. 
HB 1171establish a nonbeneficiary student scholarship program for certain students attending tribally controlled colleges and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1178provide a penalty for the failure to complete timely audits by certain entities. 
HB 1190revise the time period for which certain motor vehicle license plates are used. 
HB 1195revise certain provisions regarding refunds of motor vehicle license fees. 
HB 1204revise certain provisions regarding power of attorney. 
HB 1218establish an independent legislative redistricting commission. 
HB 1222prohibit the sale of fireworks to certain persons and to create a penalty therefor. 
HB 1224prohibit certain extractive activities in the Black Hills. 
HB 1227create a Commission on Indian Affairs. 
HB 1228provide for the crime of aggravated rape and provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1229provide for the primary enforcement of the seat belt law and to revise the penalty for a violation of that law. 
HB 1230provide for the primary enforcement of the law prohibiting certain electronic communications while operating a motor vehicle and to revise the penalty for a violation of that law. 
HB 1239revise certain provisions regarding the inspection and copying of public records. 
HB 1252prohibit certain government entities from restricting the wearing of tribal regalia during certain events. 
HB 1253require schools to provide instruction on South Dakota's tribal history, culture, and government. 
HB 1293increase the penalty for certain assaults committed against firefighters or ambulance service personnel while engaged in the performance of their duties. 
HB 1294increase the tax on certain alcoholic beverages and to distribute the revenue. 
HB 1312establish the Tax Revenue Study Task Force to study tax revenue in this state. 
HC 1001Honoring Arlene Kvislen for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota, the Legislature, and the South Dakota House of Representatives. 
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 1008Honoring and commending Jermaine Robinson and Brandon Peguese for their bravery in pulling Tami Crate from a burning vehicle and saving her life. 
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 1001Calling for statewide recognition of the migration of many young people from our state and urging state and local officials to take steps to counter that action and attract new residents to our state. 
HCR 1003Promoting a resilient and healthy Black Hills forest through endorsement of the forest management principles identified in "Black Hills Resilient Forest Strategy" published December 2017. 
HCR 1004Urging the Governor to fuel the state fleet with premium E-30 fuel. 
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 1007Encouraging thoughtful taxation of alcohol products in the state and calling for alcohol to become budget neutral rather than a drain on the resources and the economy of South Dakota. 
HCR 1008that tobacco, alcohol, and other drug marketing have no place in the lives of the children of the state. 
HCR 1009Encouraging awareness of alcohol as a direct cause of seven types of cancer and encourages the Department of Health to research potential awareness campaigns related to alcohol and cancer. 
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 1009Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to Article III of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, providing for state legislative redistricting by an independent commission. 
SB 2provide additional funding for the housing opportunity fund by redistributing certain building South Dakota funds. 
SB 3increase the amount of unobligated cash that may be transferred to the building South Dakota fund after the end of a fiscal year. 
SB 6require that the unobligated cash balance of the building South Dakota fund be used in determining the allocation of unobligated general funds. 
SB 71revise certain provisions related to a license renewal for the practice of medicine, osteopathy, surgery, or obstetrics. 
SB 72revise certain provisions regarding historical license plates for motor vehicles. 
SB 77revise certain provisions regarding required campaign finance disclosure statements submitted by ballot question committees. 
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 97provide a special motor vehicle license plate for certain women veterans. 
SB 100establish certain provisions related to grant monitoring and review and to revise certain record retention policies. 
SB 102revise certain provisions defining gifts from registered lobbyists to public officials. 
SB 119provide certain provisions regarding the furnishing of fraudulent disability documentation when renting accommodations. 
SB 120require a minimum amount of paid sick leave for employees. 
SB 122provide for the payment of claims for covered services provided by a health care provider via telemedicine or telehealth. 
SB 123provide for the utilization of telemedicine or telehealth by a health care professional. 
SB 129revise certain limitations and penalties concerning campaign contributions. 
SB 130make an appropriation to the building South Dakota fund and to provide for the disbursement thereof. 
SB 131create the career and technical education consortium grant program and the career and technical education consortium fund. 
SB 132establish the Early Learning Advisory Council. 
SB 133revise the retention of state fiscal records. 
SB 134provide for the transfer of funds from the future fund to the education enhancement trust fund for the purpose of funding needs-based grants. 
SB 135revise certain provisions regarding the collection of confidential communications records. 
SB 136authorize other languages to be used in the process of issuing certain driver licenses and permits. 
SB 162prohibit school lunch shaming. 
SB 163require certain reports in the event of an oil spill. 
SB 164prohibit certain instances of inserting a urinary catheter without consent of the patient. 
SB 172provide for an opt out by certain professions from the temporary licensing compact. 
SB 177require an annual increase in certain state employee pay by an increase in the consumer price index. 
SB 182revise certain provisions regarding the crime of rape. 
SB 186prohibit the cancellation or nonrenewal of a health insurance policy for a preexisting condition. 
SB 192provide for the disclosure of certain documents and records of public officials. 
SB 195establish certain provisions regarding the state procurement process for internet, data, and telecommunications services. 
SB 196remove the statute of limitations for bringing a civil action for certain cases of child sexual abuse. 
SB 197revise certain provisions on the protection of historic properties. 
SB 199revise certain provisions regarding nonmeandered waters. 
SB 212revise certain provisions regarding the Bureau of Information and Telecommunications assistance to schools. 
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 37Honoring and congratulating Nash Hutmacher for winning the 285 pound weight class at the 2017 State Class A Wrestling Tournament. 
SCR 1Honoring the memory and accomplishments of President Grover Cleveland. 
SCR 6Recognizing the seventieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on December 10, 2018, and the celebration of Human Rights Day. 
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. 

Hearings

02/20 02:00 PM SenateHB 1100require a name be printed on public contracts.