Senator Al R. Novstrup — 2020


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Majority Whip

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 03
Counties: Brown
Occupation: Small Business Owner

Home Address:
1705 Northview Ln.
Aberdeen, SD 57401

Home: 605-360-9711
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business: 605-360-9711

Email: Al.Novstrup@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Commerce and EnergyMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 423 
JudiciaryMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 413 
Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 
Joint Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 3:00 PM Room 413 
State AffairsMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 414 

Interim Committees

Joint Commerce & EnergyMember 

Prime Sponsor

SB 140provide for the resolution of alleged certain disability violations. 
SB 166provide a transfer of funds for the postsecondary scholarship grant fund and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1063revise certain provisions regarding the purchase, distribution, and sale of tobacco products to persons under the age of twenty-one. 
HB 1064restrict certain vapor products. 
HB 1072place certain substances on the controlled substances schedule. 
HB 1096prohibit commercial surrogacy contracts, provide a penalty for facilitating a commercial surrogacy, and establish an interim committee to evaluate surrogacy in the state. 
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 1129authorize the provision of telecommunications device location information to law enforcement agencies. 
HB 1249revise certain provisions regarding the operation of the South Dakota Lottery. 
HB 1260revise provisions regarding tax increment districts. 
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 8014Congratulating and honoring the Aberdeen Wings for an excellent season and a victorious performance in the 2019 Robertson Cup Championship. 

Co Sponsor

SB 54regulate the use of auxiliary containers. 
SB 60adopt the Physical Therapist Licensure Compact. 
SB 65revise certain provisions pertaining to trusts. 
SB 68authorize a county gross receipts tax. 
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 81establish eligibility criteria for out-of-state health institutions to receive financing from the Health and Educational Facilities Authority. 
SB 84authorize service animals in-training to enter certain establishments. 
SB 89revise provisions regarding victim's rights. 
SB 90revise the distribution of motor fuel tax revenue, create a small structure and large culvert fund, provide for the use and administration of the fund, and to make an appropriation thereof. 
SB 95modify certain provisions regarding the repayment of restitution. 
SB 104limit entitlement to mechanics' liens. 
SB 109provide protections for health care decisions governed by conscience. 
SB 120establish exceptions regarding the possession of a pistol by a minor. 
SB 124to revise provisions regarding group pheasant hunts for disabled veterans. 
SB 139revise provisions regarding replacement nursing facilities. 
SB 151define critical infrastructure and revise certain crimes for the trespass or damage to critical infrastructure. 
SB 164revise the penalties and provisions regarding approaching stopped vehicles. 
SB 167revise a provision regarding eligibility for the South Dakota opportunity scholarship. 
SB 176provide for the seizure and holding of real property as evidence. 
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. 
SC 824Honoring the 2019-2020 Canton C-Hawk High School wrestling team for its outstanding accomplishments. 
SC 829Making John McBeth an honorary South Dakotan. 
SC 830Celebrating the twentieth year of the South Dakota Tractor Museum. 
SC 832Honoring and congratulating Nash Hutmacher for winning the 285-pound weight class at the 2020 State Class A Wrestling Tournament for the fourth consecutive year, as well as for his success in football. 
SCR 602To invite responsible gun owners from Virginia to relocate to South Dakota. 
SCR 604Recognizing June as Move Over Awareness Month and urging drivers to slow down and move over for stopped vehicles. 
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. 
SR 702Calling for statewide recognition of South Dakota's military veteran entrepreneurs and Bunker Labs of Rapid City. 
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 1062increase the financial empowerment of state residents. 
HB 1066revise and repeal provisions regarding aviation. 
HB 1067modify certain provisions regarding notice, service, and execution of judgments in forceable entry and detainer actions. 
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 1073authorize special event alcohol licenses for full-service restaurant licensees. 
HB 1076require a designation on a driver license for autism spectrum disorder under certain circumstances. 
HB 1077establish certain requirements regarding funeral processions. 
HB 1083rename the postsecondary technical institutes as technical colleges. 
HB 1095revise requirements regarding hunting mentors. 
HB 1098authorize certain off-sale licenses for certain entities 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 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 1112authorize the hiring of law enforcement officers by the South Dakota State Brand Board and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1113provide for remote participation in a shareholders' meeting. 
HB 1114authorize additional abbreviations in naming corporations, limited liability companies, and limited liability partnerships. 
HB 1119include certain offenses committed in another state for purposes of an enhanced penalty. 
HB 1123revise provisions regarding termination of a lease by a victim of alleged domestic abuse. 
HB 1125revise conditions for selling non-temperature-controlled baked goods without license. 
HB 1131prohibit the use of misleading identification for telephonic communications. 
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 1173prohibit a school board from denying an application for open enrollment from certain students with autism. 
HB 1175define dyslexia for the purposes of special education and related services. 
HB 1179authorize series limited liability companies. 
HB 1183increase driver licensing fees and dedicate that increase to transit providers. 
HB 1206revise certain provisions regarding the commitment of a delinquent child to the Department of Corrections. 
HB 1242provide for the reissuance of certain enhanced permits to carry a concealed pistol and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1250increase the state's percentage of video lottery revenues, to provide for the deposit of certain excess revenues, and to repeal provisions regarding video lottery. 
HB 1277prevent trafficking, coercion, and exploitation that occurs under the guise of obscene content. 
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 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 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. 
HC 8020To honor the Sioux Falls O'Gorman Knights as the 2019 Class 11 AAA State High School Football Champions. 
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. 
HC 8030Honoring and commending Bob and Jan Fuller for their dedicated services as foster parents in the Pierre community. 
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 6019Urging greater awareness and understanding of post-traumatic stress injury. 
HCR 6020Denouncing the National Education Association's recent policy to support "the fundamental right to abortion." 
HCR 6024Commending automotive enthusiasts in South Dakota and the Specialty Equipment Market Association for their contributions in preserving classic automobiles and urging the Governor to declare a South Dakota Collector Car Appreciation Day this year. 
HJR 5001To apply for a convention of states under Article V of the Constitution of the United States to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and to limit the terms of office for federal officials and members of Congress. 

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