Senator Jim White — 2020


Picture of Senator Jim White

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 22
Counties: Beadle, Kingsbury
Occupation: Retired Banker

Home Address:
1145 Beach Circle NE
Huron, SD 57350

Home: 605-352-8184
Capitol: 605-773-3821


Email: Jim.White@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Committee on AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 
Joint Committee on AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 
Retirement LawsChair Call of Chair 3:00 PM Room 412 

Prime Sponsor

SB 54regulate the use of care and maintenance funds by perpetual care cemeteries. 
SB 187define electric bicycles and to provide for the regulation of electric bicycles. 
HB 1045revise the definition of campus security officers for purposes of the South Dakota Retirement System. 
HB 1050revise certain provisions regarding the use and possession of scanning devices and reencoders. 
HC 1010Honoring the James Valley Christian High School Boys Cross Country Team for its outstanding performance and victory in the 2018 State Class B Cross Country Championship. 
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. 

Co Sponsor

SB 51revise certain provisions regarding trusts. 
SB 61provide certain provisions regarding nursing facility closures. 
SB 84authorize the possession and administration of opioid antagonists by school district and nonpublic school personnel, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 86revise provisions regarding certain tax rates. 
SB 90revise provisions regarding certain financial interest statements filed by persons elected to state or local office. 
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 147provide certain provisions regarding commercial pesticide applicators. 
SB 154authorize the production and transport of saltwater crustaceans. 
SB 171designate saltwater aquatic farms as agricultural operations. 
SC 5Congratulating and recognizing Chris Nilsen from the University of South Dakota on breaking the NCAA Championship men's pole vault meet record. 
SC 6Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Track and Field Team for their outstanding athletic performance upon winning their first Summit League Outdoor Championship in the 2018 season. 
SC 11Commending and honoring Carla McMurry-Kozak, a high school English teacher at Vermillion High School, on being named English Teacher of the Year by the South Dakota Council of Teachers of English and Speech Communication Association. 
SC 18Congratulating Owen Ponto of Rapid City, South Dakota for the extraordinary honor of winning a 2019 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
SC 29Honoring Lois Henry for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota and the South Dakota Legislature. 
SC 35Recognizing and honoring the bravery of the Beresford FFA students who quickly and courageously acted to help the residents of a burning apartment building. 
SC 36Honoring the Canton High School wrestling team for their outstanding accomplishments during the 2018-2019 season. 
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 5Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the authorization of certain games of chance in the City of Yankton. 
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 1049revise certain provisions regarding driving after consuming certain drugs or substances. 
HB 1059revise certain provisions regarding vehicle dealer licensing. 
HB 1076revise certain real estate licensee advertising restrictions and grant rule-making authority regarding real estate teams. 
HB 1088prohibit the use of certain electronic devices while driving. 
HB 1112provide for certain persons to carry a concealed pistol or revolver without a permit. 
HB 1124require health care facilities that perform mammography to inform mammography patients on breast density. 
HB 1191legalize the growth, production, and processing of industrial hemp and derivative products in the state. 
HB 1243revise provisions regarding hate crimes. 
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 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 1012Honoring the 2018 Augustana University Baseball Team and the students and staff involved in the baseball program. 
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 1028Celebrating and commemorating the commissioning of the USS South Dakota. 

Hearings

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