Representative Ray Ring — 2020


Picture of Representative Ray Ring

Party: Democrat
Term: Incumbent
District: 17
Counties: Clay, Turner
Occupation: Retired Economist

Home Address:
607 Sterling St.
Vermillion, SD 57069

Home: 605-675-9379
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business: 605-675-9379

Email: Ray.Ring@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

EducationMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 413 
TaxationMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 464 

Prime Sponsor

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. 
HC 8027To honor and commend Dr. Barb Brockevelt for her services to the University of South Dakota and contributions to the State of South Dakota. 
SB 182provide for certain bonds for the construction of courthouses. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1118revise the boundaries of certain water development districts and to revise certain provisions regarding the election of the board of directors and the levying of taxes in the affected districts. 
HB 1134permit certain acts at a school honoring or graduation ceremony. 
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 1185limit public employer consideration of certain criminal backgrounds. 
HB 1194authorize federally recognized Indian tribes to receive PEACE funds. 
HB 1198provide an excess levy for the capital outlay fund. 
HB 1204lower the total amount of tax credits that may be claimed on annual premium tax returns. 
HB 1217establish a nonbeneficiary student scholarship program for certain students attending tribally controlled colleges and to make an appropriation therefor. 
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 1237establish the Early Learning Advisory Council. 
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. 
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 64prohibit capital punishment for any person suffering from a severe mental illness. 
SB 70authorize the use of Spanish in obtaining certain driver licenses and permits. 
SB 82provide for a risk protection order authorizing the seizure of firearms and ammunition. 
SB 85establish an annual fee for certain electric motor vehicles and electric hybrid motor vehicles. 
SB 96prohibit the denial of benefits based solely on a controlled substance felony. 
SB 102provide certain procedures regarding the effect of initiated measures and amendments. 
SB 112repeal certain provisions regarding initiated measures. 
SB 115revise the penalty for the ingestion of certain controlled substances. 
SB 128revise entities who may contribute to a political committee. 
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 166provide a transfer of funds for the postsecondary scholarship grant fund and to declare an emergency. 
SCR 603Recognizing the importance of gun safety. 
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. 

Hearings

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