Representative Ryan Cwach — 2020


Picture of Representative Ryan Cwach

Party: Democrat
Term: New Member
District: 18
Counties: Yankton
Occupation: Attorney

Home Address:
909 W. 13th St.
Yankton, SD 57078


Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business: 605-260-4747

Email: Ryan.Cwach@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

JudiciaryMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 413 
Local GovernmentMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1122require child abuse or neglect investigations upon the filing of truancy complaints. 
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 1230provide for an increased distribution from the education enhancement trust fund in fiscal year 2021. 
HB 1247create the medical reinsurance program and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 136authorize certain witnesses to be accompanied by a certified therapeutic dog in a criminal proceeding. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1076require a designation on a driver license for autism spectrum disorder under certain circumstances. 
HB 1083rename the postsecondary technical institutes as technical colleges. 
HB 1109revise the Uniform Limited Liability Company Act. 
HB 1169prohibit the use of certain electronic devices while driving. 
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 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. 
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 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. 
HCR 6008To authorize a legislative study for the continuum of care for the disabled and elderly of South Dakota. 
HCR 6023To encourage the Executive Board of the Legislature to create an interim legislative study to address the mental health of first responders. 
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 75provide for a habitat stamp on hunting and fishing licenses. 
SB 78increase funding for court appointed special advocates. 
SB 80revise certain sheriff's fees and costs. 
SB 97title vehicles older than thirty years with no existing record. 
SB 102provide certain procedures regarding the effect of initiated measures and amendments. 
SB 115revise the penalty for the ingestion of certain controlled substances. 
SB 141designate the Bobolink as the official songbird of South Dakota. 
SC 801Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-second Anniversary. 

Hearings

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