Representative Jess Olson — 2020


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Party: Republican
Term: New Member
District: 34
Counties: Pennington
Occupation: Nonprofit Executive

Home Address:
3115 Stockade Dr.
Rapid City, SD 57702


Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business: 605-388-2816

Email: Jess.Olson@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

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

Interim Committees

Joint EducationMember 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1110provide for a uniform template to be used by each state agency in the conduct of performance management reviews. 
HB 1232provide an appropriation for adoption assistance grants. 
HB 1290make an appropriation for rapid enrollment increases. 
HCR 6017To encourage the creation of an interim legislative study to address infrastructure and funding support related to the expansion of Ellsworth Air Force Base. 
SB 70authorize the use of Spanish in obtaining certain driver licenses and permits. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1059revise certain provisions regarding hunting with drones. 
HB 1067modify certain provisions regarding notice, service, and execution of judgments in forceable entry and detainer actions. 
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 1081exempt from alcoholic beverage regulations certain uses of alcohol by postsecondary institutions. 
HB 1083rename the postsecondary technical institutes as technical colleges. 
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 1103authorize the forensic medical examination of certain minor victims without parental or guardian consent. 
HB 1107define style and form and authorize the code commission to make certain style and form edits to legislative acts. 
HB 1108adopt the Uniform Civil Remedies for Unauthorized Disclosure of Intimate Images Act. 
HB 1119include certain offenses committed in another state for purposes of an enhanced penalty. 
HB 1123revise provisions regarding termination of a lease by a victim of alleged domestic abuse. 
HB 1126provide authority for real estate brokers to conduct real property evaluations. 
HB 1131prohibit the use of misleading identification for telephonic communications. 
HB 1138establish shooting course requirements for current or former law enforcement officers seeking an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1169prohibit the use of certain electronic devices while driving. 
HB 1179authorize series limited liability companies. 
HB 1184provide limited deer and antelope licenses to landowners. 
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 1237establish the Early Learning Advisory Council. 
HB 1241revise requirements for legal newspapers. 
HB 1242provide for the reissuance of certain enhanced permits to carry a concealed pistol and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1257revise certain provisions regarding hunting, fishing, or trapping on private property without permission. 
HB 1268provide timely refunds for excess payments made in lieu of contributions to the unemployment compensation trust fund. 
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 8020To honor the Sioux Falls O'Gorman Knights as the 2019 Class 11 AAA State High School Football Champions. 
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. 
HCR 6003Supporting the Electoral College. 
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 6010Supporting the creation of an early education advisory council. 
HCR 6011Supporting the Recovering America's Wildlife Act. 
HCR 6019Urging greater awareness and understanding of post-traumatic stress injury. 
HCR 6021Supporting the continued operation of the D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery. 
HCR 6024Commending automotive enthusiasts in South Dakota and the Specialty Equipment Market Association for their contributions in preserving classic automobiles and urging the Governor to declare a South Dakota Collector Car Appreciation Day this year. 
SB 60adopt the Physical Therapist Licensure Compact. 
SB 64prohibit capital punishment for any person suffering from a severe mental illness. 
SB 80revise certain sheriff's fees and costs. 
SB 81establish eligibility criteria for out-of-state health institutions to receive financing from the Health and Educational Facilities Authority. 
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 98extend the notification period for possession of a concealed pistol in the state capitol. 
SB 124to revise provisions regarding group pheasant hunts for disabled veterans. 
SB 155provide for step therapy protocol regarding certain prescription drugs. 
SB 171establish term limits for members of the Commission on Uniform Legislation. 
SB 172revise provisions regarding civil forfeiture. 
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. 
SC 805Honoring the 2019 Canton C-Hawk High School football team as champions of the Class 11A football championship. 
SC 809To honor and commend the late Senator Gene Abdallah for his dedicated service to his community and state. 
SCR 601Supporting trade negotiations to remove barriers to country of origin labelling. 
SCR 605Calling for statewide recognition of South Dakota's military veteran entrepreneurs and Bunker Labs of Rapid City. 
SJR 501Proposing and submitting to the voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, providing for wagering on sporting events and to revise provisions regarding certain municipal proceeds of gaming revenues. 
SJR 502Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election, an amendment to Article XII of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the creation and administration of the pooled local investment fund. 
SR 702Calling for statewide recognition of South Dakota's military veteran entrepreneurs and Bunker Labs of Rapid City. 

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