Senator Susan Wismer — 2019


Picture of Senator Susan Wismer

Party: Democrat
Term: Other House
District: 01
Counties: Brown, Day, Marshall, Roberts
Occupation: CPA - Public Accounting

Home Address:
PO Box 147
Britton, SD 57430

Home: 605-448-5189
Capitol: 605-773-3821


Email: Susan.Wismer@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Government Operations and AuditMember Call of Chair 7:45 AM Room 363 
Local GovernmentMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 412 
Retirement LawsMember Call of Chair 3:00 PM Room 412 
TaxationMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 423 

Interim Committees

Government Operations & AuditMember 

Prime Sponsor

SB 127revise provisions regarding the Law Enforcement Officers Certification Commission. 
SB 148provide for state employee protection from retaliation for certain communications. 
SB 158make an appropriation for increased reimbursement for care of residents of nursing facilities and assisted living facilities. 
SC 9Commending and honoring Denise Lutkemeier, President of the Wilmot School District Board of Education, on her selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota's Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota for 2018. 
SC 16Honoring the life of John Knebel. 
HB 1057revise the definition of attest for the purposes of public accountancy. 
HB 1060make an appropriation for increased reimbursement for care of residents of nursing facilities and assisted living facilities. 
HB 1165establish the South Dakota prepaid college program and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1166prohibit the obligation recovery center from imposing a cost recovery fee on any debts owed within the Board of Regents' system. 
HB 1199revise certain provisions regarding medical assistance payments to nursing home facilities. 
HB 1203authorize certain poker tournaments for restricted purposes. 
HB 1214prohibit certain licenses and registrations from being withheld from certain persons owing a debt within the Board of Regents' system. 
HB 1215revise provisions regarding the posting of county and municipality ordinances. 
HB 1244provide for the disclosure of certain documents and records of public officials. 
HB 1267prohibit county commissioners from holding municipal office. 

Co Sponsor

SB 8provide for a statewide resource information system. 
SB 59revise certain provisions regarding public records. 
SB 61provide certain provisions regarding nursing facility closures. 
SB 62provide for the use of certain general funds to increase Medicaid reimbursement rates for existing Medicaid providers. 
SB 66establish an interim legislative committee to study issues related to electric services in an annexed area. 
SB 70revise certain provisions regarding hospital liens. 
SB 71prohibit capital punishment of any person with severe mental illness. 
SB 90revise provisions regarding certain financial interest statements filed by persons elected to state or local office. 
SB 99establish certain provisions regarding commercial security deposits. 
SB 100reduce the number of petition signatures required for conservation district supervisor elections. 
SB 103provide for an annual transfer of certain unobligated state general funds into the local bridge improvement grant fund. 
SB 107revise provisions regarding rape. 
SB 113provide that certain information contained within applications for money lending licenses are public records. 
SB 114attribute campaign contributions by certain minors to their parents. 
SB 117authorize Spanish to be used in the process of issuing certain driver licenses and permits. 
SB 136provide for the utilization of telehealth by a health care professional. 
SB 137provide for the payment of claims for covered services provided by a health care professional via telehealth. 
SB 144remove certain sanctions regarding public assistance for certain felony drug offenders. 
SB 154authorize the production and transport of saltwater crustaceans. 
SB 160provide for calculations of sales tax revenues from sellers located outside of the state. 
SB 183revise certain provisions regarding buffer strips. 
SB 184revise certain provisions regarding certification of utility permits. 
SC 8Commending and honoring the 2017-2018 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: Kelly Glodt, Pierre, School Superintendent; Cotton Koch, Madison Central, Middle School Principal; Cathy Telin, Britton-Hecla, School Business Official; Chris Noid, Howard, Elementary School Principal; Julie Marshall, Timber Lake, Secondary School Principal; Brad McDonald, Tri-Valley, Assistant Middle School Principal; Sue McAdaragh, Sioux Falls, Curriculum Leader; and Jerry Aberle, Northeast Education Cooperative, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. 
SC 12Commending and honoring Shane O'Connell for his success and achievement in national and international rodeo competitions. 
SC 29Honoring Lois Henry for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota and the South Dakota Legislature. 
SC 32Honoring and congratulating Nash Hutmacher for winning the 285-pound weight class at the 2019 State Class A Wrestling Tournament for the third consecutive year, as well as his success in the sport of football. 
SC 33Honoring Cammack Ranch as the 2018 Leopold Conservation Award recipient. 
SCR 2To provide for legislative task forces to study, report, and develop and consider recommendations and proposed legislation regarding sustainable improvements to the continuum of mental health services available in the state. 
SCR 6Urging the President of the United States to make agricultural exports a priority and protect agricultural products from all current and future tariffs. 
SCR 7Directing the Executive Board to create a fifteen-member task force to study and make legislative proposals regarding alternatives to imprisonment for those convicted of the crime of ingestion of controlled substances. 
SCR 8Requesting Congress to lawfully change the Medicaid eligibility requirements to give states the option to provide Medicaid services to persons in jail pending disposition. 
SCR 13Recognizing the "Know Before You Fly" campaign as an official source of safety education for operators of unmanned aircraft systems and instructing the Department of Public Safety to educate the public about the campaign. 
SR 1Urging the President and United States Congress to act quickly to end the ongoing federal government shutdown. 
SR 2Recognizing the impact of Alzheimer's Disease and related dementias on persons living with these conditions, caregivers, and the State of South Dakota. 
HB 1044authorize certain children who are subject to a pending military relocation to apply for enrollment in a school district. 
HB 1063revise provisions regarding engaging in sexual activity for a fee or other compensation. 
HB 1071revise and repeal provisions regarding aviation. 
HB 1074provide a privilege for journalists and newscasters regarding refusal to disclose information. 
HB 1075revise certain provisions regarding the authority of conservation district governing boards. 
HB 1081authorize certain paraplegic or amputee veterans or their surviving spouses to retain a property tax exemption without having to reapply each year. 
HB 1122revise references to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing. 
HB 1124require health care facilities that perform mammography to inform mammography patients on breast density. 
HB 1147establish a tribal flag display on the capitol grounds. 
HB 1148create a Commission on Indian Affairs. 
HB 1149provide an appropriation for the Native American achievement schools grant program. 
HB 1156designate the accordion as the official state musical instrument. 
HB 1160revise certain provisions regarding emergency management. 
HB 1163establish the Tax Revenue Study Task Force to study tax revenue in this state. 
HB 1164revise certain provisions regarding the operation of vehicles upon the approach of authorized emergency vehicles. 
HB 1176provide for the regulation of saline tattoo removal by municipalities. 
HB 1191legalize the growth, production, and processing of industrial hemp and derivative products in the state. 
HB 1207revise provisions regarding banking. 
HB 1208establish certain provisions regarding inspections of food service and mobile food service establishments. 
HB 1209revise certain provisions regarding vapor products. 
HB 1210authorize the direct shipment of wine by wine clubs. 
HB 1228provide for certain inmates to petition for concurrent sentences. 
HB 1230add clergy to the list of mandatory reporters for suspected child abuse or neglect. 
HB 1236revise certain provisions regarding health insurance coverage. 
HB 1237establish the duty to collect data and share information on missing and murdered indigenous persons. 
HB 1238revise provisions regarding training on missing and murdered indigenous persons. 
HB 1239revise certain provisions regarding temporary permits for the use of public water. 
HB 1240revise certain provisions regarding water permits. 
HB 1241establish certain provisions regarding training for human trafficking prevention. 
HC 1002Honoring the life of Beverly Smith. 
HC 1004Honoring and commending Myron Floren, for his service to the state of South Dakota through his exemplary work as an accordionist. 
HC 1006Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-first anniversary on June 13, 14, and 15, 2019. 
HC 1007Honoring Calico Ducheneaux of Mobridge, South Dakota Girls State Governor and Seamus Duffy of Sioux Falls, South Dakota Boys State Governor and commending the South Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary for their sponsorship and coordination of the Girls State and Boys State programs. 
HC 1008Recognizing February as Black History Month and South Dakota's rich history of African American achievements. 
HC 1013Honoring and commending Dr. David E. Peterson for his outstanding service in the field of dentistry to patients in South Dakota. 
HC 1016Commending and honoring Dakota Wesleyan University Women's Basketball Team for their outstanding athletic performance upon winning their first NAIA Division II National Championship in the 2018 season. 
HC 1017Recognizing the individuals and organizations participating in memorial rides and runs this winter to honor and pay tribute to those brave relatives who lost their lives during the tumultuous times in the 1860s through the Wounded Knee Massacre in 1890. 
HC 1018Commending the South Dakota Retirement System Board of Trustees for its sound fiscal management and the national recognition of its innovative retirement plan design. 
HC 1019Honoring and commending Robert A. Wylie for his dedicated service to the South Dakota Retirement System and the development of sound public pension policies in South Dakota and across the country. 
HC 1024Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard 153rd Engineer Battalion of Huron for being awarded a U.S. Army Deployment Excellence Award and a Department of Defense Reserve Family Readiness Award for the Army National Guard. 
HC 1028Celebrating and commemorating the commissioning of the USS South Dakota. 
HJR 1007To refer to the voters the question of whether the state should expand Medicaid under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. 

Hearings

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