Representative Thomas R. Holmes — 2018


Picture of Representative Thomas R. Holmes

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 14
Counties: Minnehaha
Occupation: Retired Educator

Home Address:
4709 Shields Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57103


Capitol: 605-773-3851


Email: Thomas.Holmes@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

EducationVice-Chair MWF 7:45 AM Room 413 
Health and Human ServicesMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 412 
Retirement LawsVice-Chair Call of Chair 3:00 PM Room 413 

Interim Committees

Extraordinary Cost Fund for Special Education StudyMember 
Retirement LawsMember 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1110increase the penalty for certain subsequent convictions of hiring for sexual activity or promoting prostitution. 
HB 1111revise certain definitions regarding criminal street gang activity. 
SB 67permit a victim of child sex trafficking or exploitation to expunge any criminal or delinquency record obtained as a result of the victimization. 
SB 132establish the Early Learning Advisory Council. 
SB 204create and designate Peter Norbeck Day as a working holiday. 
SCR 1Honoring the memory and accomplishments of President Grover Cleveland. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1079authorize certain physical therapists to perform dry needling as a treatment technique. 
HB 1085adopt the Uniform Unsworn Domestic Declarations Act. 
HB 1088revise the consignment sales requirements for dealers of motorcycles, off-road vehicles, snowmobiles, boats, and boat trailers. 
HB 1102revise certain provisions regarding the use and display of the great seal of South Dakota. 
HB 1103require state agencies to comply with the appropriate display or use of the state seal. 
HB 1104revise certain provisions regarding the arrest of certain victims of domestic abuse. 
HB 1114establish certain requirements for students enrolling in resident school districts or assigned schools after participating in open enrollment. 
HB 1118make an appropriation to allow the Veterans Services Center in Sioux Falls to resume and enhance operational services on Saturdays. 
HB 1121revise the fees for certain on-sale and off-sale retail liquor licenses. 
HB 1123prohibit certain persons suffering from a severe mental illness from receiving capital punishment. 
HB 1126revise certain provisions regarding forensic medical examinations for victims of rape or sexual offense. 
HB 1135revise the definition of fall enrollment for the purposes of education funding. 
HB 1137revise certain provisions regarding the registration of lobbyists. 
HB 1157authorize certain alcohol manufacturers and wholesalers to enter into sponsorship agreements with certain alcohol retail licensees. 
HB 1160transfer victim services from the Department of Social Services to the Department of Public Safety, to increase a surcharge to increase revenues to the crime victims' compensation fund, and to revise certain provisions regarding the awarding of claims from the fund. 
HB 1162provide for the placement of a proposed constitutional amendment on the ballot at a special election held at the same time as the next primary election, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1184provide certain provisions regarding waste disposal lines along or under highways. 
HB 1205require certain health benefit plans to provide coverage to persons with a serious medical condition for certain dental care services. 
HB 1241establish an annual fee for certain electric motor vehicles and electric hybrid motor vehicles. 
HB 1244revise certain provisions regarding the renewal of driver licenses by a member of the armed forces and their families. 
HB 1259revise certain provisions regarding political party conventions. 
HB 1264authorize the construction of the precision agriculture building and certain renovations at South Dakota State University, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1268provide for revised dates to prefile legislation. 
HB 1293increase the penalty for certain assaults committed against firefighters, ambulance service, or health care facility personnel while engaged in the performance of their duties. 
HC 1001Honoring Arlene Kvislen for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota, the Legislature, and the South Dakota House of Representatives. 
HC 1006Expressing gratitude and admiration for all the men and women who are in active military service, who are veterans, or who are or have been first responders in our state. 
HC 1007Recognizing and congratulating Sioux Falls Little League on their historic first season of Little League Baseball in 2017. 
HC 1008Honoring and commending Jermaine Robinson and Brandon Peguese for their bravery in pulling Tami Crate from a burning vehicle and saving her life. 
HC 1009Recognizing and congratulating the Sioux Falls Storm for the team's successes both on and off the playing field. 
HC 1013Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventieth anniversary on June 14-16, 2018. 
HC 1015Honoring Brian Garrett for his outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the Oglala Lakota people. 
HC 1016Commending the entire South Dakota Army National Guard on being elected as the overall winner in the 2017 Army Communities of Excellence Awards. 
HC 1017Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 155th Engineer Company on being awarded the Itschner Award and the Reserve Family Readiness Award. 
HC 1019To honor and celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Vermeer Corporation and their contribution to the farming industry. 
HC 1020Commending the Department of Game, Fish and Parks and the landowners of South Dakota on thirty years of partnership to provide public hunting access through the Walk-In Area program. 
HC 1021Honoring and thanking Bonnie Luecke for her thirty-one years of dedicated service to Detachment 780, Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps, at South Dakota State University. 
HC 1022Commending and honoring Shannon Tjaden for being selected as the 2017-18 Elementary Teacher of the Year by the Society for Health And Physical Educators (SHAPE) of South Dakota. 
HC 1023Recognizing and congratulating Oran Sorenson on his induction into the State Wrestling Hall of Fame. 
HC 1028Honoring the life and public service of former State Representative Hal Wick on the occasion of his death on March 7, 2018. 
HCR 1001Calling for statewide recognition of the migration of many young people from our state and urging state and local officials to take steps to counter that action and attract new residents to our state. 
HCR 1003Promoting a resilient and healthy Black Hills forest through endorsement of the forest management principles identified in "Black Hills Resilient Forest Strategy" published December 2017. 
HCR 1005Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2018 as National Social Work Month. 
HCR 1006Commemorating the life of George Speaker Mickelson and calling for a bust of Mickelson to be displayed in the lobby of the State House of Representatives. 
HCR 1010Recognizing and honoring William Mervin "Billy" Mills, also known as Tamakoce Tek'hila, for his unselfish and loyal contributions to the State of South Dakota and to his country. 
HCR 1011Making formal application to the United States Congress to lawfully enable the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide per diem reimbursement to eligible veterans in need of assisted living services. 
HJR 1003Rescinding House Joint Resolution 1001, adopted by the Ninetieth Legislature of the State of South Dakota. 
SB 68revise certain provisions regarding the assistance provided to counties by state firefighting resources. 
SB 69allow certain registration and permit documents to be stored and presented electronically. 
SB 71revise certain provisions related to a license renewal for the practice of medicine, osteopathy, surgery, or obstetrics. 
SB 72revise certain provisions regarding historical license plates for motor vehicles. 
SB 74create an exception to the minimum difference in age between adoptive parent and child and to declare an emergency. 
SB 78revise the membership of the Board of Education Standards to include the chairs of the Senate and House committees on education. 
SB 86revise certain requirements when a local unit of government sells surplus property through a real estate broker. 
SB 91authorize the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide for the design, construction, and equipping of a state veterans cemetery in Minnehaha County, to create a veterans cemetery fund, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 98revise certain provisions regarding the 911 emergency surcharge, the public safety 911 emergency fund, and revenue distribution and to repeal the 911 emergency surcharge sunset clause. 
SB 99authorize the release of certain 911 emergency surcharge information to public safety answering points. 
SB 100establish certain provisions related to grant monitoring and review and to revise certain record retention policies. 
SB 113revise certain provisions regarding guaranteed energy savings contracts. 
SB 117revise certain provisions regarding the partners in education tax credit program. 
SB 178provide certain exceptions from alcoholic beverage provisions regarding events conducted by certain civic, charitable, educational, fraternal, or veterans organizations. 
SC 8Honoring and commending Rick Williamson for his service to our state and nation and for his service as state commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. 
SC 9Honoring the Brookings County Youth Mentoring Program. 
SC 30Congratulating and honoring the 2017 Canton High School Girls Golf Team and Coach Jeff Keyman for their outstanding accomplishments in 2017. 
SC 39Commending and honoring the 2017 Sioux Falls Lincoln High School Patriot Marching Band for its many accomplishments. 
SC 40Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. 
SC 45Commending and honoring Greysen Hertting of the University of South Dakota, for being named the Summit League Diver of the Year for the fourth consecutive season. 
SC 46Commending Reverend William (Billy) F. Graham, Jr. for his life of evangelistic ministry and efforts to reach the world with the gospel of Christ. 
SCR 9Strengthening the sister-state ties between the State of South Dakota and the Republic of China (Taiwan), supporting the signing of a Bilateral Trade Agreement between Taiwan and the United States, and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled