Senator Jim White — 2020


Picture of Senator Jim White

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 22
Counties: Beadle, Kingsbury
Occupation: Retired Banker

Home Address:
1145 Beach Circle NE
Huron, SD 57350

Home: 605-352-8184
Capitol: 605-773-3821


Email: Jim.White@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Committee on AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 
Joint Committee on AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 
Retirement LawsChair Call of Chair 3:00 PM Room 412 

Interim Committees

AppropriationsMember 
BondingMember 
Executive BoardMember 
Retirement LawsVice-Chair 
Senate Interim Investigation CommitteeMember 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1083rename the postsecondary technical institutes as technical colleges. 

Co Sponsor

SB 3revise certain provisions regarding documents of the Legislature. 
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 80revise certain sheriff's fees and costs. 
SB 84authorize service animals in-training to enter certain establishments. 
SB 89revise provisions regarding victim's rights. 
SB 90revise the distribution of motor fuel tax revenue, create a small structure and large culvert fund, provide for the use and administration of the fund, and to make an appropriation thereof. 
SB 94revise provisions for taxes levied by the board of a school district for the capital outlay fund. 
SB 124to revise provisions regarding group pheasant hunts for disabled veterans. 
SB 138amend parole provisions regarding life sentences. 
SB 148adopt the Uniform Power of Attorney Act. 
SB 150revise nonresident waterfowl licensure. 
SB 155provide for step therapy protocol regarding certain prescription drugs. 
SB 164revise the penalties and provisions regarding approaching stopped vehicles. 
SB 167revise a provision regarding eligibility for the South Dakota opportunity scholarship. 
SB 171establish term limits for members of the Commission on Uniform Legislation. 
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 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 604Recognizing June as Move Over Awareness Month and urging drivers to slow down and move over for stopped vehicles. 
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. 
HB 1001repeal certain provisions regarding the organization of the Legislature. 
HB 1002revise certain provisions regarding documents of the Legislature. 
HB 1003repeal certain provisions regarding legislative employees. 
HB 1004provide for the defense of laws by the Legislature. 
HB 1059revise certain provisions regarding hunting with drones. 
HB 1065revise drone surveillance protections. 
HB 1071revise provisions regarding surface water quality complaints. 
HB 1073authorize special event alcohol licenses for full-service restaurant licensees. 
HB 1105revise certain provisions regarding restrictions on State Investment Council members. 
HB 1106authorize the state investment officer to include an indemnity provision in certain investment-related documents. 
HB 1108adopt the Uniform Civil Remedies for Unauthorized Disclosure of Intimate Images Act. 
HB 1109revise the Uniform Limited Liability Company Act. 
HB 1118revise the boundaries of certain water development districts and to revise certain provisions regarding the election of the board of directors and the levying of taxes in the affected districts. 
HB 1120authorize the governing body of a second or third class municipality to act as a planning and zoning commission. 
HB 1126provide authority for real estate brokers to conduct real property evaluations. 
HB 1131prohibit the use of misleading identification for telephonic communications. 
HB 1169prohibit the use of certain electronic devices while driving. 
HB 1176authorize the consumption of alcohol in certain common areas. 
HB 1183increase driver licensing fees and dedicate that increase to transit providers. 
HB 1207extend the termination date for the Juvenile Justice Public Safety Oversight Council. 
HB 1219require certain health care professionals to recommend treatments alternative to opioids. 
HB 1223provide for the creation of an international business and trade office. 
HB 1227make an appropriation for the rural veterinary medical education program and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1231authorize premium cigars to be shipped and transported and modify tax provisions pertaining to premium cigars. 
HB 1254require a habitat stamp for certain hunting, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and jet skiing activities. 
HB 1256fund shooting sports programs in public schools and to enhance outdoor recreational activities in the state. 
HB 1267designate Orion as the official constellation of South Dakota. 
HB 1268provide timely refunds for excess payments made in lieu of contributions to the unemployment compensation trust fund. 
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 8022Honoring the James Valley Christian High School Boys Golf team for its outstanding performance and victory in the 2019 State B Golf Championship. 
HC 8025Commending and honoring those who served in the Korean War on the seventieth anniversary of the war. 
HCR 6003Supporting the Electoral College. 
HCR 6008To authorize a legislative study for the continuum of care for the disabled and elderly of South Dakota. 
HCR 6013Urging all South Dakotans to participate in the 2020 United States Census. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled

Click message to listen