Representative Chris G. Karr — 2020


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Majority Whip

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 11
Counties: Minnehaha
Occupation: Small Business Owner

Home Address:
7421 W. Luke Dr.
Sioux Falls, SD 57106

Home: 605-695-0391
Capitol: 605-773-3851


Email: Chris.Karr@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Committee on AppropriationsChair MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 
Joint Committee on AppropriationsLead Co-Chair MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 
Government Operations and AuditMember Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1186revise certain education programs and promote efficiency in state government and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1187make an appropriation to upgrade the state radio infrastructure system and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1188revise certain programs regarding the Board of Regents and promote efficiency in state government and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1189make an appropriation to expand rural access to broadband services and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1231authorize premium cigars to be shipped and transported and modify tax provisions pertaining to premium cigars. 
HB 1271establish certain provisions regarding the rural broadband fund. 
SB 193revise Senate Bill 38, An Act to revise the General Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2020, as previously enacted by the Ninety-fifth Session of the South Dakota Legislature. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1069authorize certain veterans to attend courses offered at postsecondary technical institutes without payment of tuition. 
HB 1138establish shooting course requirements for current or former law enforcement officers seeking an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1152provide financial assistance for school sentinel training. 
HB 1153authorize the limited possession of a knife in the state capitol. 
HB 1181revise certain provisions regarding bounties for coyotes. 
HB 1182provide for the renewal of an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1184provide limited deer and antelope licenses to landowners. 
HC 8020To honor the Sioux Falls O'Gorman Knights as the 2019 Class 11 AAA State High School Football Champions. 
SB 55require the Board of Regents to assemble a task force to study the operations and functions of the institutions of higher education under the board's authority. 
SC 801Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-second Anniversary. 

Hearings

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