Senator Susan Wismer — 2020


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 

Prime Sponsor

SB 141designate the Bobolink as the official songbird of South Dakota. 
SB 178increase funding for counties and townships by increasing the excise tax rate on motor fuel. 
SB 182provide for certain bonds for the construction of courthouses. 
HB 1101provide for the reinstatement of a driver license under certain conditions. 
HB 1141require a feasibility study and actuarial analysis on long-term care services and supports. 
HB 1159revise provisions regarding the referral of opt outs made by school districts. 
HCR 6011Supporting the Recovering America's Wildlife Act. 

Co Sponsor

SB 60adopt the Physical Therapist Licensure Compact. 
SB 64prohibit capital punishment for any person suffering from a severe mental illness. 
SB 68authorize a county gross receipts tax. 
SB 70authorize other languages to be used in the process of issuing certain driver licenses and permits. 
SB 80revise certain sheriff's fees and costs. 
SB 82provide for a risk protection order authorizing the seizure of firearms and ammunition. 
SB 84authorize service animals in-training to enter certain establishments. 
SB 90revise the distribution of motor fuel tax revenue, create a small structure and large culvert fund, provide for the use and administration of the fund, and to make an appropriation thereof. 
SB 96prohibit the denial of benefits based solely on a controlled substance felony. 
SB 128revise entities who may contribute to a political committee. 
SB 137revise provisions for repair, replacement, and construction of sidewalks within a municipality. 
SB 138amend parole provisions regarding life sentences. 
SB 146revise provisions related to tribal identification cards. 
SB 160authorize the construction and operation of a nursing home facility in Moody County, South Dakota, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 166provide a transfer of funds for critical teaching needs scholarships. 
SC 801Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-second Anniversary. 
SC 803Commending the Bare Bodkins Theatre Company for their hard work and dedication to producing professional and accessible Shakespeare productions in Sioux Falls. 
SCR 603Recognizing June 5, 2020, as Gun Safety Awareness Day. 
SJR 503Rescinding House Joint Resolutions calling for a constitutional convention for the sole purpose of changing the Constitution of the United States. 
SR 701In support of rescinding the Medals of Honor given to United States soldiers for the involvement and participation of the soldiers in the Wounded Knee Massacre of 1890. 
HB 1067modify certain provisions regarding notice, service, and execution of judgments. 
HB 1074revise certain provisions regarding the required time that sexual assault kits be preserved. 
HB 1083rename the postsecondary technical institutes as technical colleges. 
HB 1095revise requirements regarding hunting mentors. 
HB 1099authorize counties to impose a temporary voter-approved half-cent sales and use tax and to issue revenue bonds to fund certain county infrastructure construction. 
HB 1102make an appropriation to reimburse the aeronautics fund. 
HB 1106authorize the state investment officer to include an indemnity provision in certain investment-related documents. 
HB 1107define style and form and authorize the code commission to make certain style and form edits to legislative acts. 
HB 1113provide for remote participation in a shareholders' meeting. 
HB 1114authorize additional abbreviations in naming corporations, limited liability companies, and limited liability partnerships. 
HB 1119include certain offenses committed in another state for purposes of an enhanced penalty. 
HB 1131prohibit the use of misleading identification for telephonic communications. 
HB 1142include post-traumatic stress disorder as a compensable injury for purposes of workers' compensation. 
HB 1165revise provisions regarding the acceptance of gifts by municipalities. 
HB 1169prohibit the use of certain electronic devices while driving. 
HB 1171require commercial pesticide applicators to maintain proof of financial responsibility. 
HB 1175define dyslexia for the purposes of special education and related services. 
HB 1181revise certain provisions regarding bounties for coyotes. 
HB 1182provide for the renewal of an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1212add certain persons to the list of mandatory reporters of suspected child abuse or neglect. 
HB 1223provide for the creation of an international business and trade office. 
HB 1228include children with a hearing loss in the reporting criteria required for deaf and hard-of-hearing children. 
HB 1230provide for an increased distribution from the education enhancement trust fund in fiscal year 2021. 
HB 1237establish the Early Learning Advisory Council. 
HB 1240provide for the inspection of certain swimming pools and beaches. 
HB 1245revise certain provisions regarding the voting rights of felony offenders. 
HB 1246revise the attorney's fees allowed in a retaliation action against a lessor. 
HB 1268provide timely refunds for excess payments made in lieu of contributions to the unemployment compensation trust fund. 
HB 1274establish the Tax Revenue Study Task Force to study tax revenue in this state. 
HB 1275revise provisions regarding a judgment not collected from an underinsured motorist. 
HB 1278create a dementia services coordinator position within the Department of Human Services. 
HC 8002Commending and honoring the 2018-2019 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: JOEL JORGENSON, Madison Central, School Superintendent; DON LYON, Spearfish, Middle School Principal; PAUL LUNDBERG, Brandon Valley, School Business Official; MATT ALLEY, West Central, Elementary School Principal; JOE CHILDS, Mitchell, Secondary School Principal; DAVE PREHEIM, Tea, Assistant High School Principal; MICHAEL AMOLINS, Harrisburg, Curriculum Leader; WENDY OTHEIM, Brookings, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. 
HC 8011Commending and honoring Renee Ullom, a member of the Brandon Valley School District Board of Education, on her selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota for 2019. 
HC 8012Recognizing Peace Corps volunteers and returned volunteers for their service to our country and the world. 
HCR 6004To create a task force for the purpose of reviewing the manner in which mental health services are delivered in this state and considering changes to existing models or alternative models that could be utilized for the delivery of mental health services on a regional basis in this state. 
HCR 6009Strengthening 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 participation. 
HCR 6013Urging all South Dakotans to participate in the 2020 United States Census. 
HJR 5002Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to legislative reapportionment. 

Hearings

02/21 01:00 PM House of RepresentativesHCR 6011Supporting the Recovering America's Wildlife Act. 

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