Senator Deb Soholt — 2016


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Majority Whip

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 14
Counties: Minnehaha
Occupation: Registered Nurse, Health Care Director


Session Committees

EducationChair TTh 7:45 AM Room 423 
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 

Prime Sponsor

SB 21define a child advocacy center for the purpose of addressing child maltreatment. 
SB 22add emergency medical technicians and paramedics to the list of mandatory reporters, and to update cross references in the section. 
SB 142authorize certain disclosures of mental health information to law enforcement. 
SC 13Honoring the 2015 and 2016 Washington High School students of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for their many academic, athletic, and fine arts achievements. 
HB 1118limit the amount of instructional time that may be spent administering statewide academic assessments. 
HB 1235make an appropriation to the Board of Regents to fund the obstetrics and gynecology residency program and to declare an emergency. 
HC 1006Commending and honoring the 2014-2015 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota, including Tim Graf, Milbank, School Superintendent; Chad Allison, Lennox, Middle School Principal; Merna Bye, Corsica, School Business Official; Brad Olinger, Flandreau, Elementary School Principal; Jim Aisenbrey, Baltic, Secondary School Principal; Mike Radke, Huron, Assistant Secondary School Principal; Dr. Sandra Henry, Sioux Falls, Curriculum Leader; and Rhonda Zinter, Milbank, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. 

Co Sponsor

SB 64revise the voting authority of an alderman. 
SB 75establish a grant program for adult community residential services designed to reduce the risk of recidivism, to provide a report to the Legislature, to make an appropriation therefor, and declare an emergency. 
SB 78deposit money in the permanent school fund based on certain acres of school and public lands open to public hunting. 
SB 85revise certain provisions regarding motorcycle license plates. 
SB 92continue a math pilot project at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 96revise the expense reimbursement for members of the Board of Pardons and Paroles. 
SB 97provide for the automatic removal of all petty offenses, municipal ordinance violations, and Class 2 misdemeanor charges or convictions from background check records after ten years under certain conditions. 
SB 102allow certain alcoholic beverage licenses and special event alcoholic beverage licenses to be issued on certain lands and facilities located on state educational institution campuses. 
SB 109require counties to conduct random checkpoints for overweight vehicles as a condition of receiving funds from the bridge improvement grant fund. 
SB 114make an appropriation for certain costs related to the commissioning of the USS South Dakota and to declare an emergency. 
SB 127revise certain provisions regarding the requirements for placement of a utility facility across a railroad right-of-way. 
SB 140eliminate life sentences for defendants under the age of eighteen at the time of the crime. 
SB 143require the Legislative Planning Committee to implement a performance management review process. 
SC 8Commending and honoring the 2015 Madison High School Bulldogs Football Team and the students and staff involved in the football program. 
SC 9Honoring the South Dakota Health Care Association on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary. 
SCR 1To show support for family caregivers. 
HB 1056revise certain provisions relating to the veterans' preference in employment. 
HB 1069revise certain provisions related to genetic counselor licensure. 
HB 1091establish certain requirements regarding insurance for vehicles used to provide rides for a transportation network company and to exempt vehicles used to provide these rides from certain commercial licensing requirements. 
HB 1100set a minimum size for a sign about zoning changes or conditional use permits. 
HB 1124prohibit the use of tanning devices by minors. 
HB 1133require that a risk assessment is completed and reviewed before the release of a person charged with certain domestic crimes. 
HB 1163revise the periods of time during which veterans may use tuition benefits at institutions under the control of the Board of Regents. 
HB 1164provide for a special interest motor vehicle license plate for certain vehicles under certain conditions. 
HB 1210revise certain provisions regarding on-sale alcoholic beverage licenses for municipal auditoriums and convention halls and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1217provide for the employment of chiropractors by corporations under certain conditions. 
HB 1224facilitate participation by South Dakota residents in an ABLE savings program. 
HB 1242authorize certain persons to request a security freeze on the credit report of a protected consumer. 
HC 1004Recognizing the achievements of Victoria "Tori" Johnson of Elk Point. 
HC 1012Recognizing and honoring the bravery of South Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Zachary Bader. 
HC 1015Honoring Danika Gordon for the outstanding honor of being named one of the top two youth volunteers in South Dakota in the twenty-first annual Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. 
HCR 1002Supporting the selection of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter beddown at Joe Foss Field, 114th Fighter Wing, South Dakota Air National Guard. 
HCR 1006Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2016 as Social Work Month. 
HCR 1015Commending Taiwan's presidential election; supporting Taiwan's efforts to secure entry to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the signing of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and the Bilateral Investment Agreement (BIA) with the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile and for strengthening and expanding sister-state ties between South Dakota and Taiwan. 

Hearings

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