Representative Paul R. Miskimins — 2020


Picture of Representative Paul R. Miskimins

Party: Republican
Term: New Member
District: 20
Counties: Aurora, Davison, Jerauld
Occupation: Dentist (retired), Farmer

Home Address:
1225 Summit Dr.
Mitchell, SD 57301

Home: 605-996-7222
Capitol: 605-773-3851


Email: Paul.Miskimins@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Commerce and EnergyMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 464 
Health and Human ServicesMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 412 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1234revise the definition of operator for the purposes of the one-call notification system for excavation activities. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1057prohibit certain acts against children and provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1059revise certain provisions regarding hunting with drones. 
HB 1062increase the financial empowerment of state residents. 
HB 1063revise certain provisions regarding the purchase, distribution, and sale of tobacco products to persons under the age of twenty-one. 
HB 1065revise drone surveillance protections. 
HB 1068include out-of-state convictions for the basis of an enhanced penalty for the crime of stalking. 
HB 1069authorize certain veterans to attend courses offered at postsecondary technical institutes without payment of tuition. 
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 1095revise requirements regarding hunting mentors. 
HB 1096prohibit commercial surrogacy contracts, provide a penalty for facilitating a commercial surrogacy, and establish an interim committee to evaluate surrogacy in the state. 
HB 1098authorize certain off-sale licenses for certain entities and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1100make an appropriation to begin the research and development of a new bioprocessing facility and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1107define style and form and authorize the code commission to make certain style and form edits to legislative acts. 
HB 1112authorize the hiring of law enforcement officers by the South Dakota State Brand Board and to declare an emergency. 
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 1130revise the requirements for an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1138establish shooting course requirements for current or former law enforcement officers seeking an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1148provide for protection orders. 
HB 1153authorize the limited possession of a knife in the state capitol. 
HB 1167revise provisions regarding confidential communications between a student and certain school employees. 
HB 1169prohibit the use of certain electronic devices while driving. 
HB 1177require that school district elections occur in conjunction with the general election. 
HB 1183increase driver licensing fees and dedicate that increase to transit providers. 
HB 1204lower the total amount of tax credits that may be claimed on annual premium tax returns. 
HB 1212add certain persons to the list of mandatory reporters of suspected child abuse or neglect. 
HB 1219require certain health care professionals to recommend treatments alternative to opioids. 
HB 1227make an appropriation for the rural veterinary medical education program and to declare an emergency. 
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 8004Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial and mutually beneficial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota. 
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 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. 
HCR 6003Supporting the Electoral College. 
HCR 6005Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial and mutually beneficial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota. 
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. 
HJR 5001To apply for a convention of states under Article V of the Constitution of the United States to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and to limit the terms of office for federal officials and members of Congress. 
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 65revise certain provisions pertaining to trusts. 
SB 75provide for a habitat stamp on hunting and fishing licenses. 
SB 78increase funding for court appointed special advocates. 
SB 79modify provisions regarding the building of fences across certain unimproved highways. 
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 88require parental notification of self-injurious behavior expressed during counseling sessions. 
SB 98extend the notification period for possession of a concealed pistol in the state capitol. 
SB 166provide a transfer of funds for critical teaching needs scholarships. 
SC 801Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-second Anniversary. 
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. 

Hearings

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