Representative Elizabeth May — 2018


Picture of Representative Elizabeth May

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 27
Counties: Bennett, Haakon, Jackson, Pennington, Oglala Lakota
Occupation: Rancher/Small Business Owner

Home Address:
20261 BIA 2
Kyle, SD 57752

Home: 605-455-2588
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business: 605-455-2824

Email: Elizabeth.May@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Commerce and EnergyMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 464 
TransportationMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 413 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1172revise certain provisions regarding meetings of certain public bodies. 
HB 1221expand the partners in education tax credit program to include tribally controlled schools on a federally recognized Indian reservation. 
HB 1268provide for revised dates to prefile legislation. 
HB 1309provide for a periodic review of the sales and use tax exemptions. 
HB 1310revise certain provisions regarding legislative salary. 
HC 1015Honoring Brian Garrett for his outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the Oglala Lakota people. 
SB 107repeal the licensing requirements for barbers. 
SB 108revise certain provisions regarding the practice of cosmetology. 
SB 109repeal the licensing requirements for interpreters for the deaf. 
SB 133revise the retention of state fiscal records. 
SB 149redirect certain vehicle registration fees in counties with unorganized territory. 
SB 192provide for the disclosure of certain documents and records of public officials. 
SC 28Commending and honoring Angela Kennecke for excellence in investigative reporting in service to the people of South Dakota. 
SCR 4To include the South Dakota Department of Legislative Audit in upcoming South Dakota Department of Transportation financial reviews of operators of rail lines owned by the State of South Dakota. 
SCR 5Recognizing the tribal council of the Oglala Sioux Tribe in its petition to the Legislature for redress of grievances pursuant to the First Amendment of the United States Constitution and Article VI  

Co Sponsor

HB 1074revise certain provisions regarding the creation of business improvement districts. 
HB 1078revise certain provisions regarding the removal of security freezes. 
HB 1082revise certain provisions regarding licensure for the lending of money. 
HB 1083reduce certain fees for enhanced permits to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1088revise the consignment sales requirements for dealers of motorcycles, off-road vehicles, snowmobiles, boats, and boat trailers. 
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 1106authorize hunting preference points to be granted to persons age ten years or older. 
HB 1109provide for parole eligibility and early final discharge for certain inmates. 
HB 1116revise certain provisions regarding special interest motor vehicle license plates. 
HB 1117revise certain provisions regarding the licensing of historical motor vehicles. 
HB 1120provide equal access for all students to activities sponsored by the South Dakota High School Activities Association or school districts. 
HB 1123prohibit certain persons suffering from a severe mental illness from receiving capital punishment. 
HB 1124allow certain persons with a felony conviction to apply for a concealed pistol permit. 
HB 1125revise the minimum purchase price for the off-sale delivery of certain alcohol. 
HB 1134revise certain provisions regarding on-sale alcoholic beverage licenses for municipal auditoriums and convention halls. 
HB 1137revise certain provisions regarding the registration of lobbyists. 
HB 1139revise the applicability of adverse possession to certain partition fences. 
HB 1143revise certain provisions regarding the tax exemption of certain school owned property. 
HB 1146revise certain provisions regarding the consumption of alcoholic beverages by passengers aboard vehicles operated by licensed carriers. 
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 1175exempt certain sales of goods and services by minors from the sales tax. 
HB 1177revise certain provisions relating to the circulation of a petition for an initiated measure. 
HB 1179provide for permanent daylight savings time. 
HB 1180revise certain provisions regarding violations of county and municipal ordinances. 
HB 1186provide for a legislative review of the Board of Regents. 
HB 1188establish certain provisions regarding postsecondary tuition assistance programs. 
HB 1189revise certain provisions and penalties regarding inducements for school attendance and overreporting of school enrollment. 
HB 1190revise the time period for which certain motor vehicle license plates are used. 
HB 1191provide the State-Tribal Relations Committee certain subpoena power. 
HB 1194allow certain students to be excused from participating in certain assessments, examinations, and tests. 
HB 1195revise certain provisions regarding refunds of motor vehicle license fees. 
HB 1199prohibit collective bargaining by employees of the Board of Regents. 
HB 1209require a National Instant Criminal Background Check for applicants of certain concealed carry permits. 
HB 1211require that certain property tax opt out decisions be referred to a vote. 
HB 1219revise certain provisions regarding the use of night vision equipment in hunting. 
HB 1225require notice and a hearing before the issuance of certain temporary water use permits. 
HB 1228provide for the crime of aggravated rape and provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1232revise the payment for the dual credit program. 
HB 1238lower 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 1243revise provisions related to the hold or sale of certain livestock. 
HB 1247revise certain provisions regarding county zoning and planning. 
HB 1249authorize the training of tribal law officers at the Law Enforcement Training Center. 
HB 1256revise certain provisions regarding the age at which children shall begin school. 
HB 1257provide for the abandonment of certain highways by townships and counties. 
HB 1265enhance the foster care system in South Dakota 
HB 1266provide funds for the purpose of increasing wages for certain employees of community support providers and nursing facilities. 
HB 1269revise certain provisions regarding the time frame for consent in adoption proceedings. 
HB 1270adjust the period of time requiring the use of lighted front and rear lamps on motor vehicles. 
HB 1271revise certain provisions regarding the carrying of certain guns on certain premises. 
HB 1276provide a property tax exemption to parents of certain students receiving alternative instruction. 
HB 1283revise certain provisions regarding appeals from small claims court proceedings. 
HB 1287revise certain provisions regarding multiple employer trusts. 
HB 1291revise the procedure to nominate candidates for the United States Senate. 
HB 1294increase the tax on certain alcoholic beverages and to distribute the revenue. 
HB 1295revise certain provisions regarding the eligibility to serve on the Game, Fish and Parks Commission. 
HB 1297revise certain provisions regarding capital outlay obligations. 
HB 1305authorize independents to vote at a primary election under certain conditions. 
HB 1308provide for an excise tax on alcoholic beverage sales and the distribution of the revenue. 
HB 1311revise certain provisions regarding legislator salaries. 
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 1007Recognizing and congratulating Sioux Falls Little League on their historic first season of Little League Baseball in 2017. 
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 1009Recognizing and congratulating the Sioux Falls Storm for the team's successes both on and off the playing field. 
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. 
HCR 1002Recognizing the great need and offering support for additional mental health services in western South Dakota. 
HCR 1005Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2018 as National Social Work Month. 
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 1008that tobacco, alcohol, and other drug marketing have no place in the lives of the children of the state. 
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 1002Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, regarding filling legislative vacancies. 
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. 
HJR 1008Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to amendments to the Constitution. 
HJR 1010Proposing and submitting to voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, revising legislative terms of office. 
SB 70define the term, serve, for the purposes of regulating the sale and use of alcoholic beverages. 
SB 73authorize a vehicle dealer to lease space in the common area of a shopping mall for displaying new vehicles. 
SB 85require the Legislature to use the rules of procedure as adopted by the preceding session of the Legislature. 
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 92provide a felony penalty for the intentional injury or disfigurement by certain corrosive materials. 
SB 93revise certain provisions regarding the intentional exposure of others to certain diseases. 
SB 94establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. 
SB 96designate chislic as the official nosh of the State of South Dakota. 
SB 103prohibit aliens who are not lawfully present in the United States from attending any public postsecondary educational institution or from receiving certain educational financial assistance. 
SB 106establish certain provisions regarding the placement of a foster child with a relative or close family friend. 
SB 112repeal certain provisions requiring the attorney general to obtain the consent of the Governor prior to commencing an investigation. 
SB 137revise certain provisions regarding the minimum hunting age. 
SB 150provide property tax relief through the creation of the property tax relief fund. 
SB 166revise certain provisions relating to moisture and protein content devices and the fee that may be charged for such devices. 
SB 167revise certain provisions regarding the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor. 
SB 171provide for the taxation of severed mineral interests and to provide for the extinction of de minimis claims through the utilization of tax deeds. 
SB 181provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. 
SB 182revise certain provisions regarding the crime of rape. 
SB 188require certain groundwater observation wells in the event of an oil spill. 
SB 193require certain local governmental units to cooperate with federal agencies and to provide a penalty therefor. 
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 201prohibit certain persons and organizations from entering the campus of any public institution of higher education or postsecondary technical institute. 
SB 205authorize the production and sale of industrial hemp. 
SB 212revise certain provisions regarding the Bureau of Information and Telecommunications assistance to schools. 
SCR 3Committing the Legislature and urging the Governor, the Supreme Court, and the Attorney General to secure the blessings of life and liberty for South Dakota's posterity. 
SCR 7Supporting the State of Israel. 
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 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 2Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the militia of the state. 
SJR 3To 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. 
SJR 4Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election a new section to Article XII of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the creation and administration of a trust fund with the net receipts from certain unclaimed property. 

Hearings

02/21 10:00 AM Senate State AffairsSCR 5Recognizing the tribal council of the Oglala Sioux Tribe in its petition to the Legislature for redress of grievances pursuant to the First Amendment of the United States Constitution and Article VI