Senator Red Dawn Foster — 2020


Picture of Senator Red Dawn Foster

Party: Democrat
Term: New Member
District: 27
Counties: Bennett, Haakon, Jackson, Oglala Lakota, Pennington
Occupation:

Home Address:
PO Box 165
Pine Ridge, SD 57770


Capitol: 605-773-3821


Email: RedDawn.Foster@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 412 
Health and Human ServicesMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 412 
Military and Veterans AffairsMember Call of Chair 8:00 AM TBA 
TransportationMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 423 

Interim Committees

Ag. Land Assessment Task ForceMember 
Mental Health Services Delivery Task ForceMember 
Senate Interim Investigation CommitteeMember 
State-Tribal RelationsVice-Chair 

Prime Sponsor

HC 8003Recognizing the thirtieth anniversary of Native American Day. 

Co Sponsor

SB 52create a state seal specialty plate emblem. 
SB 53provide for a discount to senior citizens for state parks and recreation areas. 
SB 60adopt the Physical Therapist Licensure Compact. 
SB 64prohibit capital punishment for any person suffering from a severe mental illness. 
SB 66provide for the creation and funding of Oceti Sakowin community-based schools. 
SB 68authorize a county gross receipts tax. 
SB 69revise the penalty for the misuse of emblem specialty plates on motor vehicles. 
SB 70authorize the use of Spanish in obtaining certain driver licenses and permits. 
SB 73exempt certain persons from the requirement to publish name changes. 
SB 75provide for a habitat stamp on hunting and fishing licenses. 
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 120establish exceptions regarding the possession of a pistol by a minor. 
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 136authorize certain witnesses to be accompanied by a certified therapeutic dog in a criminal proceeding. 
SB 138amend parole provisions regarding life sentences. 
SB 146revise provisions related to tribal identification cards. 
SB 149revise provisions regarding emblem specialty plates. 
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 162provide limitations on the use of lighting equipment while hunting. 
SC 801Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-second Anniversary. 
SC 809To honor and commend the late Senator Gene Abdallah for his dedicated service to his community and state. 
SCR 601Supporting trade negotiations to remove barriers to country of origin labelling. 
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. 
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. 
SR 702Calling for statewide recognition of South Dakota's military veteran entrepreneurs and Bunker Labs of Rapid City. 
HB 1008legalize the growth, production, and transportation of industrial hemp in the state, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1059revise certain provisions regarding hunting with drones. 
HB 1060revise certain provisions regarding the use of the aeronautics fund. 
HB 1065revise drone surveillance protections. 
HB 1069authorize certain veterans to attend courses offered at postsecondary technical institutes without payment of tuition. 
HB 1093establish a pipeline liability fund, to authorize a special fee for extraordinary expenses, and to make a continuous appropriation therefor. 
HB 1102make an appropriation to reimburse the aeronautics fund. 
HB 1130revise the requirements for an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1136provide for the licensure and regulation of practitioners of acupuncture and Oriental medicine and to establish the Acupuncture Licensing Board and acupuncture regulation fund. 
HB 1141require a feasibility study and actuarial analysis on long-term care services and supports. 
HB 1212add certain persons to the list of mandatory reporters of suspected child abuse or neglect. 
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 1245revise certain provisions regarding the voting rights of felony offenders. 
HB 1258provide for child safety accounts for students subject to certain safety incidents. 
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 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. 
HCR 6002Supporting the repeal of the Sioux - Dakota Removal Act. 
HCR 6013Urging all South Dakotans to participate in the 2020 United States Census. 
HCR 6017To encourage the creation of an interim legislative study to address infrastructure and funding support related to the expansion of Ellsworth Air Force Base. 
HCR 6022Urging the State Trade Office in the Governor's Office of Economic Development to promote international business and trade on behalf of South Dakota exporters. 

Hearings

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