Representative Tamara St. John — 2020


Picture of Representative Tamara St. John

Party: Republican
Term: New Member
District: 01
Counties: Brown, Day, Marshall, Roberts
Occupation: Archivist

Home Address:
702 Old Agency Dr. #142
Sisseton, SD 57262

Home: 605-268-0920
Capitol: 605-773-3851


Email: Tamara.StJohn@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Health and Human ServicesMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 412 
JudiciaryMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 413 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1133provide a rebuttable presumption in favor of joint physical custody of a minor child. 
HB 1136provide for the licensure and regulation of practitioners of acupuncture and Oriental medicine and to establish the Acupuncture Licensing Board and acupuncture regulation fund. 
HC 8003Recognizing the thirtieth anniversary of Native American Day. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1005revise certain provisions regarding the use of telehealth technologies. 
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 1072place certain substances on the controlled substances schedule. 
HB 1074revise certain provisions regarding the required time that sexual assault kits be preserved. 
HB 1108adopt the Uniform Civil Remedies for Unauthorized Disclosure of Intimate Images Act. 
HB 1123revise provisions regarding termination of a lease by a victim of alleged domestic abuse. 
HB 1129authorize the provision of telecommunications device location information to law enforcement agencies. 
HB 1139require the payment of attorney's fees in cases addressing noncompliance with visitation orders. 
HB 1140provide for a regular review of parenting guidelines. 
HB 1212add certain persons to the list of mandatory reporters of suspected child abuse or neglect. 
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 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. 
HCR 6004To create a task force for the purpose of reviewing the manner in which mental health services are delivered in this state and considering changes to existing models or alternative models that could be utilized for the delivery of mental health services on a regional basis in this state. 
SB 1provide for the use of electronic communication in the involuntary commitment process and to declare an emergency. 
SB 2require the Department of Social Services to fully support a statewide centralized resource information system. 
SB 66provide for the creation and funding of Oceti Sakowin community-based schools. 
SB 78increase funding for court appointed special advocates. 

Hearings

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