Representative Kirk J. Chaffee — 2020


Picture of Representative Kirk J. Chaffee

Party: Republican
Term: New Member
District: 29
Counties: Butte, Meade, Pennington
Occupation: Consultant

Home Address:
PO Box 280
Whitewood, SD 57793


Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business: 605-490-8616

Email: Kirk.Chaffee@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Local GovernmentMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 414 
TaxationMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 464 

Interim Committees

Ag. Land Assessment Task ForceMember 
Joint Local GovernmentMember 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1006authorize the secretary of revenue to contract with certain entities for purposes of creating or maintaining a database to determine agricultural income value and to specify the mandatory and permissive data of the database. 
HB 1007require certain adjustments to the assessed value of agricultural land if factors impact the land's productivity and to require those adjustments to be documented. 
HB 1203revise provisions regarding out-of-state dealer permits to sell motorcycles. 
HB 1259clarify provisions regarding the discretionary formula for determining the assessed value of property for tax purposes. 
HB 1260revise provisions regarding tax increment districts. 
HB 1270to revise provisions regarding agricultural land classifications for tax purposes. 
SB 135increase the bid limit for certain public improvements. 
SB 151define critical infrastructure and revise certain crimes for the trespass or damage to critical infrastructure. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1057prohibit certain acts against children and provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1059revise certain provisions regarding hunting with drones. 
HB 1060revise certain provisions regarding the use of the aeronautics fund. 
HB 1064restrict certain vapor products. 
HB 1065revise drone surveillance protections. 
HB 1068include out-of-state convictions for the basis of an enhanced penalty for the crime of stalking. 
HB 1069authorize certain veterans to attend courses offered at postsecondary technical institutes without payment of tuition. 
HB 1077establish certain requirements regarding funeral processions. 
HB 1079authorize a county to assess an administration fee for the processing of certain title applications. 
HB 1094repeal certain provisions regarding permits for concealed pistols. 
HB 1095revise requirements regarding hunting mentors. 
HB 1099authorize counties to impose a temporary voter-approved half-cent sales and use tax and to issue revenue bonds to fund certain county infrastructure construction. 
HB 1102make an appropriation to reimburse the aeronautics fund. 
HB 1112authorize the hiring of law enforcement officers by the South Dakota State Brand Board and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1124provide for an increase in the assessment against certain treated land. 
HB 1129authorize the provision of telecommunications device location information to law enforcement agencies. 
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 1138establish shooting course requirements for current or former law enforcement officers seeking an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1152provide financial assistance for school sentinel training. 
HB 1153authorize the limited possession of a knife in the state capitol. 
HB 1165revise provisions regarding the acceptance of gifts by municipalities. 
HB 1167revise provisions regarding confidential communications between a student and certain school employees. 
HB 1177require that school district elections occur in conjunction with the general election. 
HB 1181revise certain provisions regarding bounties for coyotes. 
HB 1182provide for the renewal of an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1184provide limited deer and antelope licenses to landowners. 
HB 1204lower the total amount of tax credits that may be claimed on annual premium tax returns. 
HB 1231authorize premium cigars to be shipped and transported and modify tax provisions pertaining to premium cigars. 
HB 1241revise requirements for legal newspapers. 
HB 1242provide for the reissuance of certain enhanced permits to carry a concealed pistol and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1288review certain provisions regarding emergency management. 
HC 8004Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial and mutually beneficial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota. 
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 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. 
HC 8025Commending and honoring those who served in the Korean War on the seventieth anniversary of the war. 
HC 8028Honoring and commending the annual Tyler Wilcox Memorial Guns n' Hoses Blood Drive for being named the America's Blood Centers' Blood Drive of the Year for 2019. 
HCR 6003Supporting the Electoral College. 
HCR 6005Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial and mutually beneficial relationship with the United States and with the State of 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 6012Supporting the right to pray in public schools. 
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. 
SB 61revise certain provisions regarding a municipal office nominating petition. 
SB 75provide for a habitat stamp on hunting and fishing licenses. 
SB 80revise certain sheriff's fees and costs. 
SB 98extend the notification period for possession of a concealed pistol in the state capitol. 
SB 104limit entitlement to mechanics' liens. 
SB 124to revise provisions regarding group pheasant hunts for disabled veterans. 
SB 155provide for step therapy protocol regarding certain prescription drugs. 
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. 
SC 823Honoring Mr. E.O. Lawrence for his achievements and accomplishments throughout his life and career, and encouraging our schools to recognize his achievements, and encouraging other recognitions of his life and achievements as deemed appropriate by the state of South Dakota. 
SCR 601Supporting trade negotiations to remove barriers to country of origin labelling. 
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 502Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election, an amendment to Article XII of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the creation and administration of the pooled local investment fund. 
SJR 503Rescinding House Joint Resolutions calling for a constitutional convention for the sole purpose of changing the Constitution of the United States. 

Hearings

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