Representative Linda K. Duba — 2020


Picture of Representative Linda K. Duba

Party: Democrat
Term: New Member
District: 15
Counties: Minnehaha
Occupation: Educational Assistant -S.F. School District

Home Address:
421 N. Phillips Ave., Apt. 309
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Home: 605-610-6590
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business: 605-367-6130

Email: Linda.Duba@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Health and Human ServicesMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 412 
Retirement LawsMember Call of Chair 3:00 PM Room 413 

Interim Committees

Mental Health Services Delivery Task ForceMember 
Retirement LawsMember 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1246revise the attorney's fees allowed in a retaliation action against a lessor. 
HB 1278create a dementia services coordinator position within the Department of Human Services. 
HC 8009Recognizing February as Black History Month and South Dakota's rich history of African American achievements. 
HCR 6007Supporting students and other persons afflicted by epilepsy and raising awareness of epilepsy in South Dakota. 
SB 2require the Department of Social Services to fully support a statewide centralized resource information system. 
SB 174revise the purposes for which a school district's capital outlay fund may be used. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1005revise certain provisions regarding the use of telehealth technologies. 
HB 1069authorize certain veterans to attend courses offered at postsecondary technical institutes without payment of tuition. 
HB 1073authorize special event alcohol licenses for full-service restaurant licensees. 
HB 1074revise certain provisions regarding the required time that sexual assault kits be preserved. 
HB 1076require a designation on a driver license for autism spectrum disorder under certain circumstances. 
HB 1077establish certain requirements regarding funeral processions. 
HB 1081exempt from alcoholic beverage regulations certain uses of alcohol by postsecondary institutions. 
HB 1082revise the conditions under which a licensed vehicle dealer may display or sell certain vehicles. 
HB 1095revise requirements regarding hunting mentors. 
HB 1100make an appropriation to begin the research and development of a new bioprocessing facility and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1101provide for the reinstatement of a driver license under certain conditions. 
HB 1103authorize the forensic medical examination of certain minor victims without parental or guardian consent. 
HB 1108adopt the Uniform Civil Remedies for Unauthorized Disclosure of Intimate Images Act. 
HB 1113provide for remote participation in a shareholders' meeting. 
HB 1119include certain offenses committed in another state for purposes of an enhanced penalty. 
HB 1129authorize the provision of telecommunications device location information to law enforcement agencies. 
HB 1141require a feasibility study and actuarial analysis on long-term care services and supports. 
HB 1142include post-traumatic stress disorder as a compensable injury for purposes of workers' compensation. 
HB 1169prohibit the use of certain electronic devices while driving. 
HB 1170revise provisions regarding the use of certain lights by tow truck vehicles and Department of Transportation authorized vehicles. 
HB 1174establish the date of kindergarten enrollment eligibility. 
HB 1183increase driver licensing fees and dedicate that increase to transit providers. 
HB 1194authorize federally recognized Indian tribes to receive PEACE funds. 
HB 1204lower the total amount of tax credits that may be claimed on annual premium tax returns. 
HB 1207extend the termination date for the Juvenile Justice Public Safety Oversight Council. 
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 1224authorize requests for medical clearance as a condition of continued licensure to drive a motor vehicle. 
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 1232provide an appropriation for adoption assistance grants. 
HB 1237establish the Early Learning Advisory Council. 
HB 1240provide for the inspection of certain swimming pools and beaches. 
HB 1243require schools to provide instruction on South Dakota's tribal history, culture, and government. 
HB 1244authorize forensic medical examinations for certain persons. 
HB 1245revise certain provisions regarding the voting rights of felony offenders. 
HB 1247create the medical reinsurance program and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1257revise certain provisions regarding hunting, fishing, or trapping on private property without permission. 
HB 1267designate Orion as the official constellation of South Dakota. 
HB 1271establish certain provisions regarding the rural broadband 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 1279require property owners to receive notification of property tax reduction programs. 
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 8007Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's Ellwein family of Rapid City for being awarded the Association of the United States Army Volunteer Family of the Year Award for 2019. 
HC 8008Recognizing and honoring the Veterans Honor Park in Madison, South Dakota. 
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. 
HC 8013To commend and acknowledge the Ground Works and South Dakota Agriculture in the Classroom as a South Dakota educational nonprofit that incorporates interactive computer activities, youth summer camps, and teaching gardens to deliver hands-on lessons in STEAM education, agriculture literacy, health and wellness, and student leadership. 
HC 8015Honoring Girls State Governor Success Suehne of Sioux Falls and Boys State Governor Johnathan Smith of Sioux Falls and commending the South Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary for their sponsorship and coordination of the Girls State and Boys State programs. 
HC 8016Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing of Sioux Falls for being awarded the Meritorious Unit Award and Winston P. Wilson Trophy for 2019. 
HC 8017Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 139th Brigade Support Battalion of Brookings for being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckard Trophy and General Walter T. Kerwin Jr. Award for 2019. 
HC 8018Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 153rd Forward Support Company of Huron on being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States' General John J. Pershing Trophy. 
HC 8019Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 730th Area Support Medical Company of Vermillion on being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States' Certificate of Victory. 
HC 8025Commending and honoring those who served in the Korean War on the seventieth anniversary of the war. 
HC 8028Honoring and commending the annual Tyler Wilcox Memorial Guns n' Hoses Blood Drive for being named the America's Blood Centers' Blood Drive of the Year for 2019. 
HC 8029Celebrating the LGBTQ+ and Two Spirit Community of South Dakota. 
HC 8030Honoring and commending Bob and Jan Fuller for their dedicated services as foster parents in the Pierre community. 
HC 8033Commending and honoring Jason Hancock for his outstanding service to the South Dakota Legislature. 
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 6008To authorize a legislative study for the continuum of care for the disabled and elderly of South Dakota. 
HCR 6010Supporting the creation of an early education advisory council. 
HCR 6011Supporting the Recovering America's Wildlife Act. 
HCR 6013Urging all South Dakotans to participate in the 2020 United States Census. 
HCR 6019Urging greater awareness and understanding of post-traumatic stress injury. 
HCR 6022Urging the State Trade Office in the Governor's Office of Economic Development to promote international business and trade on behalf of South Dakota exporters. 
HCR 6023To encourage the Executive Board of the Legislature to create an interim legislative study to address the mental health of first responders. 
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. 
SB 1provide for the use of electronic communication in the involuntary commitment process and to declare an emergency. 
SB 50revise certain provisions regarding the practice of a certified registered nurse anesthetist. 
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 the use of Spanish in obtaining certain driver licenses and permits. 
SB 75provide for a habitat stamp on hunting and fishing licenses. 
SB 78increase funding for court appointed special advocates. 
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 85establish an annual fee for certain electric motor vehicles and electric hybrid motor vehicles. 
SB 89revise provisions regarding victim's rights. 
SB 96prohibit the denial of benefits based solely on a controlled substance felony. 
SB 97title vehicles older than thirty years with no existing record. 
SB 101prohibit internet service providers from selling certain customer data without consent. 
SB 102provide certain procedures regarding the effect of initiated measures and amendments. 
SB 112repeal certain provisions regarding initiated measures. 
SB 114require an incentive program to provide diversion opportunities for certain substance abuse offenses. 
SB 115revise the penalty for the ingestion of certain controlled substances. 
SB 117require the Department of Education to establish certain programs for children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing. 
SB 124to revise provisions regarding group pheasant hunts for disabled veterans. 
SB 136authorize certain witnesses to be accompanied by a certified therapeutic dog in a criminal proceeding. 
SB 138amend parole provisions regarding life sentences. 
SB 141designate the Bobolink as the official songbird of South Dakota. 
SB 146revise provisions related to tribal identification cards. 
SB 155provide for step therapy protocol regarding certain prescription drugs. 
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 the postsecondary scholarship grant fund and to declare an emergency. 
SB 167revise a provision regarding eligibility for the South Dakota opportunity scholarship. 
SB 176provide for the seizure and holding of real property as evidence. 
SB 194revise certain requirements for absentee ballots and to declare an emergency. 
SC 801Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-second Anniversary. 
SC 802Recognizing and congratulating the Augustana Softball Team, who won the 2019 NCAA DII National Championship, and the students and staff involved in the softball program. 
SC 803Commending the Bare Bodkins Theatre Company for their hard work and dedication to producing professional and accessible Shakespeare productions in Sioux Falls. 
SC 809To honor and commend the late Senator Gene Abdallah for his dedicated service to his community and state. 
SC 823Honoring Mr. E.O. Lawrence for his achievements and accomplishments throughout his life and career, and encouraging our schools to recognize his achievements, and encouraging other recognitions of his life and achievements as deemed appropriate by the state of South Dakota. 
SC 824Honoring the 2019-2020 Canton C-Hawk High School wrestling team for its outstanding accomplishments. 
SC 827Celebrating the LGBTQ+ and Two Spirit Community of South Dakota. 
SC 829Making John McBeth an honorary South Dakotan. 
SC 830Celebrating the twentieth year of the South Dakota Tractor Museum. 
SCR 601Supporting trade negotiations to remove barriers to country of origin labelling. 
SCR 603Recognizing the importance of gun safety. 
SCR 604Recognizing June as Move Over Awareness Month and urging drivers to slow down and move over for stopped vehicles. 
SCR 605Calling for statewide recognition of South Dakota's military veteran entrepreneurs and Bunker Labs of Rapid City. 
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. 
SR 702Calling for statewide recognition of South Dakota's military veteran entrepreneurs and Bunker Labs of Rapid City. 

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