Representative Jamie Smith — 2019


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Minority Leader

Party: Democrat
Term: Incumbent
District: 15
Counties: Minnehaha
Occupation: Realtor/Past Teacher & Coach


Session Committees

Health and Human ServicesMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 412 
Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:30 AM Room 413 
Joint Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 
State AffairsMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 414 

Interim Committees

BondingMember 
Executive BoardMember 

Prime Sponsor

HC 1002Honoring the life of Beverly Smith. 
HC 1012Honoring the 2018 Augustana University Baseball Team and the students and staff involved in the baseball program. 
HJR 1007To refer to the voters the question of whether the state should expand Medicaid under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. 
HR 1001Commending and honoring Angela Kennecke for excellence in investigative reporting and service to the people of South Dakota. 
SB 1add a legislator to the membership of the Extraordinary Cost Oversight Board, to establish the board in statute, and to repeal the administrative rules creating the board. 
SB 113provide that certain information contained within applications for money lending licenses are public records. 
SB 125revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2019 to fund the literacy intervention program. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1001revise the timing of the recalculation of the allocations for the disability levels in the state aid to special education formula. 
HB 1040establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. 
HB 1048authorize a public body to conduct certain deliberations in an executive or closed meeting. 
HB 1060make an appropriation for increased reimbursement for care of residents of nursing facilities and assisted living facilities. 
HB 1061provide for a court order to test for HIV at the request of victims of certain crimes. 
HB 1074provide a privilege for journalists and newscasters regarding refusal to disclose information. 
HB 1076revise certain real estate licensee advertising restrictions and grant rule-making authority regarding real estate teams. 
HB 1078revise certain provisions regarding the repair of sidewalks within a municipality. 
HB 1080increase the property tax exemption allowed for certain veterans with a disability and the surviving spouses of certain veterans with a disability. 
HB 1081authorize certain paraplegic or amputee veterans or their surviving spouses to retain a property tax exemption without having to reapply each year. 
HB 1088prohibit the use of certain electronic devices while driving. 
HB 1090repeal certain provisions regarding the exercise of certain powers over certain property. 
HB 1092revise certain provisions regarding campaign finance disclosure reports. 
HB 1111provide for professional or occupational licensure for certain active duty military personnel and spouses. 
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 1143revise provisions regarding contribution limits to political action committees. 
HB 1148create a Commission on Indian Affairs. 
HB 1157revise provisions regarding challenges to candidate nominating petitions. 
HB 1160revise certain provisions regarding emergency management. 
HB 1161revise certain provisions regarding the issuance of temporary permits for the use of public water. 
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 1175establish the Early Learning Advisory Council. 
HB 1191legalize the growth, production, and processing of industrial hemp and derivative products in the state. 
HB 1199revise certain provisions regarding medical assistance payments to nursing home facilities. 
HB 1201revise provisions regarding group pheasant hunts for disabled veterans. 
HB 1213require a feasibility study and actuarial analysis on long-term care services and supports. 
HB 1230add clergy to the list of mandatory reporters for suspected child abuse or neglect. 
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. 
HB 1243revise provisions regarding hate crimes. 
HB 1244provide for the disclosure of certain documents and records of public officials. 
HB 1253provide funding for advertising that addresses the negative aspects of gambling. 
HB 1267prohibit county commissioners from holding municipal office. 
HB 1269temporarily revise the statute of limitations for bringing a civil action for certain cases of child sexual abuse. 
HC 1003Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2019 as National Social Work Month. 
HC 1004Honoring and commending Myron Floren, for his service to the state of South Dakota through his exemplary work as an accordionist. 
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 1009Honoring Rena Ortbahn for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota and the South Dakota Legislature. 
HC 1014Honoring the 2019 South Dakota Boys & Girls Clubs of America's Youth of the Year finalists. 
HC 1015Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for placing second in the 2018 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. 
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 1021Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard 114th Fighter Wing of Sioux Falls on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, Major General John J. Pesch Flight Safety Award, and William W. Spruance Safety Award for 2018. 
HC 1022Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 152nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion of Pierre for being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckford Trophy, General Walter T. Kerwin, Jr. Award, and the U.S. Army Supply Excellence Awards for 2018. 
HC 1023Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 147th Field Artillery of Watertown on being awarded the Certificate of Victory for the National Guard Association of the United States. 
HC 1025Commending and honoring Raica, a police service dog for the South Dakota Highway Patrol and her Police Service Dog Handler Trooper Michael Dale, for their loyal team service to the State of South Dakota for the past seven years. 
HC 1026Honoring the service of the South Dakota National Guard's Adjutant General, Major General Timothy A. Reisch, for his tenure serving as Adjutant Major General for the State of South Dakota Department of Military from April 2011 through June 2019. 
HC 1028Celebrating and commemorating the commissioning of the USS South Dakota. 
HCR 1004Strengthening 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 profile. 
HJR 1001Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota regarding appointments to fill legislative vacancies. 
HR 1006Recognizing the deleterious effects of gambling and video lottery. 
SB 2adjust for inflation the amount of the special education appropriation that may be set aside for extraordinary expenses. 
SB 3create the Special Education Interim Legislative Committee. 
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 68define certain acts as misbranding of food products. 
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 103provide for an annual transfer of certain unobligated state general funds into the local bridge improvement grant fund. 
SB 114attribute campaign contributions by certain minors to their parents. 
SB 116create the Dakota promise fund, provide Dakota promise grants, and to make an appropriation. 
SB 117authorize Spanish to be used in the process of issuing certain driver licenses and permits. 
SB 118establish certain provisions regarding advance care planning. 
SB 126revise certain provisions regarding the common language of the state and to recognize the official indigenous language of the state. 
SB 129exempt motor vehicles owned by licensed ambulance services from certain motor vehicle registration fees. 
SB 144remove certain sanctions regarding public assistance for certain felony drug offenders. 
SB 147provide certain provisions regarding commercial pesticide applicators. 
SB 148provide for state employee protection from retaliation for certain communications. 
SB 150revise the penalty for possession of substances containing cannabis intended for consumption other than by smoking or inhalation. 
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 164establish procedures for the investigation of certain missing and murdered indigenous persons. 
SB 183revise certain provisions regarding buffer strips. 
SB 186prohibit the cancellation or nonrenewal of a health insurance policy for a preexisting condition. 
SC 12Commending and honoring Shane O'Connell for his success and achievement in national and international rodeo competitions. 
SC 16Honoring the life of John Knebel. 
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 38Honoring Alec Atwood of Beresford High School. 
SCR 1Urging Congress to increase federal funding for special education. 
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. 
SJR 1Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, related to terms of office for members of the Legislature. 
SJR 2Proposing and submitting to the voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, providing for wagering on sporting events. 

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