Representative Jamie R. Smith — 2020


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Minority Leader

Party: Democrat
Term: Incumbent
District: 15
Counties: Minnehaha
Occupation: Realtor/Past Teacher & Coach

Home Address:
512 N. Euclid Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Home: 605-351-4733
Capitol: 605-773-3851


Email: Jamie.Smith@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:30 AM Room 413 
Joint Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 3:00 PM Room 413 
State AffairsMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 414 
TaxationMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 464 

Interim Committees

BondingMember 
Executive BoardMember 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1280accommodate legislation regarding conservation districts. 
HB 1295revise provisions regarding contagious disease control and enforcement and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1298provide for the postponement of certain elections and to declare an emergency. 
HC 8032Honoring Dennis Jerome Spotted Tail, Sr., for his admirable service to the United States Army and 82nd Airborne Division. 
HJR 5002Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to legislative reapportionment. 
SC 803Commending the Bare Bodkins Theatre Company for their hard work and dedication to producing professional and accessible Shakespeare productions in Sioux Falls. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1001repeal certain provisions regarding the organization of the Legislature. 
HB 1002revise certain provisions regarding documents of the Legislature. 
HB 1003repeal certain provisions regarding legislative employees. 
HB 1004provide for the defense of laws by the Legislature. 
HB 1059revise certain provisions regarding hunting with drones. 
HB 1060revise certain provisions regarding the use of the aeronautics fund. 
HB 1067modify certain provisions regarding notice, service, and execution of judgments in forceable entry and detainer actions. 
HB 1074revise certain provisions regarding the required time that sexual assault kits be preserved. 
HB 1076require a designation on a driver license for autism spectrum disorder under certain circumstances. 
HB 1077establish certain requirements regarding funeral processions. 
HB 1081exempt from alcoholic beverage regulations certain uses of alcohol by postsecondary institutions. 
HB 1083rename the postsecondary technical institutes as technical colleges. 
HB 1095revise requirements regarding hunting mentors. 
HB 1100make an appropriation to begin the research and development of a new bioprocessing facility and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1101provide for the reinstatement of a driver license under certain conditions. 
HB 1102make an appropriation to reimburse the aeronautics fund. 
HB 1103authorize the forensic medical examination of certain minor victims without parental or guardian consent. 
HB 1105revise certain provisions regarding restrictions on State Investment Council members. 
HB 1106authorize the state investment officer to include an indemnity provision in certain investment-related documents. 
HB 1107define style and form and authorize the code commission to make certain style and form edits to legislative acts. 
HB 1111revise provisions regarding the qualifications to serve on the Game, Fish and Parks Commission. 
HB 1115revise certain provisions related to athlete agent conduct. 
HB 1116revise provisions regarding the use of perpetual care trust funds to maintain cemeteries. 
HB 1119include certain offenses committed in another state for purposes of an enhanced penalty. 
HB 1126provide authority for real estate brokers to conduct real property evaluations. 
HB 1131prohibit the use of misleading identification for telephonic communications. 
HB 1132create a Commission on Indian Affairs. 
HB 1134permit certain acts at a school honoring or graduation ceremony. 
HB 1141require a feasibility study and actuarial analysis on long-term care services and supports. 
HB 1142include post-traumatic stress disorder as a compensable injury for purposes of workers' compensation. 
HB 1169prohibit the use of certain electronic devices while driving. 
HB 1176authorize the consumption of alcohol in certain common areas. 
HB 1178revise the seller's property condition disclosure statement. 
HB 1183increase driver licensing fees and dedicate that increase to transit providers. 
HB 1194authorize federally recognized Indian tribes to receive PEACE funds. 
HB 1206revise certain provisions regarding the commitment of a delinquent child to the Department of Corrections. 
HB 1207extend the termination date for the Juvenile Justice Public Safety Oversight Council. 
HB 1212add certain persons to the list of mandatory reporters of suspected child abuse or neglect. 
HB 1217establish a nonbeneficiary student scholarship program for certain students attending tribally controlled colleges and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1223provide for the creation of an international business and trade office. 
HB 1228include children with a hearing loss in the reporting criteria required for deaf and hard-of-hearing children. 
HB 1230provide for an increased distribution from the education enhancement trust fund in fiscal year 2021. 
HB 1237establish the Early Learning Advisory Council. 
HB 1240provide for the inspection of certain swimming pools and beaches. 
HB 1245revise certain provisions regarding the voting rights of felony offenders. 
HB 1246revise the attorney's fees allowed in a retaliation action against a lessor. 
HB 1254require a habitat stamp for certain hunting, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and jet skiing activities. 
HB 1267designate Orion as the official constellation of South Dakota. 
HB 1274establish the Tax Revenue Study Task Force to study tax revenue in this state. 
HB 1275revise provisions regarding a judgment not collected from an underinsured motorist. 
HB 1278create a dementia services coordinator position within the Department of Human Services. 
HB 1279require property owners to receive notification of property tax reduction programs. 
HB 1296revise the authority of the Governor in times of a disaster, act of terrorism, or emergency and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1297grant the secretary of health certain authority during a public health emergency and to declare an emergency. 
HC 8001To honor and commend Chief Justice David Gilbertson for his dedicated services to his community and state. 
HC 8002Commending and honoring the 2018-2019 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: JOEL JORGENSON, Madison Central, School Superintendent; DON LYON, Spearfish, Middle School Principal; PAUL LUNDBERG, Brandon Valley, School Business Official; MATT ALLEY, West Central, Elementary School Principal; JOE CHILDS, Mitchell, Secondary School Principal; DAVE PREHEIM, Tea, Assistant High School Principal; MICHAEL AMOLINS, Harrisburg, Curriculum Leader; WENDY OTHEIM, Brookings, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. 
HC 8006Honoring South Dakota Chief Deputy Attorney General Charles McGuigan for receiving the 2019 Senior Staff of the Year Award from the National Association of Attorneys General in Washington D.C. 
HC 8007Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's Ellwein family of Rapid City for being awarded the Association of the United States Army Volunteer Family of the Year Award for 2019. 
HC 8008Recognizing and honoring the Veterans Honor Park in Madison, South Dakota. 
HC 8011Commending and honoring Renee Ullom, a member of the Brandon Valley School District Board of Education, on her selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota for 2019. 
HC 8012Recognizing Peace Corps volunteers and returned volunteers for their service to our country and the world. 
HC 8013To commend and acknowledge the Ground Works and South Dakota Agriculture in the Classroom as a South Dakota educational nonprofit that incorporates interactive computer activities, youth summer camps, and teaching gardens to deliver hands-on lessons in STEAM education, agriculture literacy, health and wellness, and student leadership. 
HC 8015Honoring Girls State Governor Success Suehne of Sioux Falls and Boys State Governor Johnathan Smith of Sioux Falls and commending the South Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary for their sponsorship and coordination of the Girls State and Boys State programs. 
HC 8016Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing of Sioux Falls for being awarded the Meritorious Unit Award and Winston P. Wilson Trophy for 2019. 
HC 8017Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 139th Brigade Support Battalion of Brookings for being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckard Trophy and General Walter T. Kerwin Jr. Award for 2019. 
HC 8018Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 153rd Forward Support Company of Huron on being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States' General John J. Pershing Trophy. 
HC 8019Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 730th Area Support Medical Company of Vermillion on being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States' Certificate of Victory. 
HCR 6004To create a task force for the purpose of reviewing the manner in which mental health services are delivered in this state and considering changes to existing models or alternative models that could be utilized for the delivery of mental health services on a regional basis in this state. 
HCR 6007Supporting students and other persons afflicted by epilepsy and raising awareness of epilepsy in South Dakota. 
HCR 6009Strengthening the sister-state ties between the State of South Dakota and Taiwan; supporting the signing of a Bilateral Trade Agreement (BTA) between Taiwan and the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan’s international participation. 
HCR 6010Supporting the creation of an early education advisory council. 
HCR 6011Supporting the Recovering America's Wildlife Act. 
HCR 6013Urging all South Dakotans to participate in the 2020 United States Census. 
HCR 6021Supporting the continued operation of the D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery. 
SB 3revise certain provisions regarding documents of the Legislature. 
SB 50revise certain provisions regarding the practice of a certified registered nurse anesthetist. 
SB 64prohibit capital punishment for any person suffering from a severe mental illness. 
SB 68authorize a county gross receipts tax. 
SB 70authorize the use of Spanish in obtaining certain driver licenses and permits. 
SB 75provide for a habitat stamp on hunting and fishing licenses. 
SB 78increase funding for court appointed special advocates. 
SB 80revise certain sheriff's fees and costs. 
SB 82provide for a risk protection order authorizing the seizure of firearms and ammunition. 
SB 84authorize service animals in-training to enter certain establishments. 
SB 89revise provisions regarding victim's rights. 
SB 96prohibit the denial of benefits based solely on a controlled substance felony. 
SB 97title vehicles older than thirty years with no existing record. 
SB 101prohibit internet service providers from selling certain customer data without consent. 
SB 102provide certain procedures regarding the effect of initiated measures and amendments. 
SB 112repeal certain provisions regarding initiated measures. 
SB 114require an incentive program to provide diversion opportunities for certain substance abuse offenses. 
SB 115revise the penalty for the ingestion of certain controlled substances. 
SB 117require the Department of Education to establish certain programs for children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing. 
SB 124to revise provisions regarding group pheasant hunts for disabled veterans. 
SB 126provide civil remedies for certain construction permits issued by the Public Utilities Commission. 
SB 128revise entities who may contribute to a political committee. 
SB 138amend parole provisions regarding life sentences. 
SB 141designate the Bobolink as the official songbird of South Dakota. 
SB 146revise provisions related to tribal identification cards. 
SB 155provide for step therapy protocol regarding certain prescription drugs. 
SB 160authorize the construction and operation of a nursing home facility in Moody County, South Dakota, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 166provide a transfer of funds for the postsecondary scholarship grant fund and to declare an emergency. 
SB 167revise a provision regarding eligibility for the South Dakota opportunity scholarship. 
SB 171establish term limits for members of the Commission on Uniform Legislation. 
SB 176provide for the seizure and holding of real property as evidence. 
SB 187revise certain provisions regarding reemployment assistance benefits in response to Coronavirus Disease 2019 and to declare an emergency. 
SB 188account for educational opportunities provided to students during a state of emergency and to declare an emergency. 
SB 189provide exemptions from certain requirements for the 2019-2020 school year and to declare an emergency. 
SB 190revise certain driver licensing requirements to allow for an extension during a statewide emergency or disaster and to declare an emergency. 
SB 191provide emergency authority to counties, community improvement districts, and municipalities in the event of a public health crisis and to declare an emergency. 
SB 192create the small business economic disaster relief subfund, to provide for the transfer of certain funds into the subfund, to authorize the Economic Development Finance Authority to make a grant to the subfund, to provide for the continuous appropriation of the subfund, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 193revise Senate Bill 38, An Act to revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2020, as previously enacted by the Ninety-fifth Session of the South Dakota Legislature. 
SC 801Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-second Anniversary. 
SC 802Recognizing and congratulating the Augustana Softball Team, who won the 2019 NCAA DII National Championship, and the students and staff involved in the softball program. 
SC 809To honor and commend the late Senator Gene Abdallah for his dedicated service to his community and state. 
SC 829Making John McBeth an honorary South Dakotan. 
SCR 603Recognizing the importance of gun safety. 
SCR 604Recognizing June as Move Over Awareness Month and urging drivers to slow down and move over for stopped vehicles. 
SJR 501Proposing and submitting to the voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, providing for wagering on sporting events and to revise provisions regarding certain municipal proceeds of gaming revenues. 
SJR 503Rescinding House Joint Resolutions calling for a constitutional convention for the sole purpose of changing the Constitution of the United States. 
SR 701In support of rescinding the Medals of Honor given to United States soldiers for the involvement and participation of the soldiers in the Wounded Knee Massacre of 1890. 

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