Senator Craig Kennedy — 2020


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Assistant Minority Leader

Party: Democrat
Term: Incumbent
District: 18
Counties: Yankton
Occupation: Lawyer (Retired)

Home Address:
101 W. 31st St.
Yankton, SD 57078

Home: 605-661-0128
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business: 605-661-0128

Email: Craig.Kennedy@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Commerce and EnergyMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 423 
JudiciaryMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 413 
State AffairsMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1010revise provisions regarding testimony of qualified mental health professionals at involuntary commitment hearings. 

Co Sponsor

SB 64prohibit capital punishment for any person suffering from a severe mental illness. 
HB 1006authorize the secretary of revenue to contract with certain entities for purposes of maintaining a database to determine agricultural income value and to specify the mandatory and permissive data of the database. 
HB 1007require certain adjustments to the assessed value of agricultural land if factors impact the land's productivity and to require those adjustments to be documented. 
HB 1069authorize certain veterans to attend courses offered at postsecondary technical institutes without payment of tuition. 
HB 1071revise provisions regarding surface water quality complaints. 
HB 1073authorize special event alcohol licenses for full-service restaurant licensees. 
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. 

Hearings

01/24 10:00 AM House JudiciaryHB 1010revise provisions regarding testimony of qualified mental health professionals at involuntary commitment hearings. 

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