Representative Timothy R. Johns — 2020


Picture of Representative Timothy R. Johns

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 31
Counties: Lawrence
Occupation: Lawyer

Home Address:
110 S. Main St.
Lead, SD 57754

Home: 605-722-3189
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business: 605-717-2889

Email: Timothy.Johns@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

EducationMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 413 
JudiciaryVice-Chair MWF 10:00 AM Room 413 

Interim Committees

Joint EducationMember 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1010revise provisions regarding testimony of qualified mental health professionals at involuntary commitment hearings. 
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 1109revise the Uniform Limited Liability Company Act. 
HB 1115revise certain provisions related to athlete agent conduct. 
HB 1205revise provisions regarding a custodial parent relocating a minor child. 
SB 64prohibit capital punishment for any person suffering from a severe mental illness. 
SB 65revise certain provisions pertaining to trusts. 
SB 115revise the penalty for the ingestion of certain controlled substances. 
SB 148adopt the Uniform Power of Attorney Act. 
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. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1059revise certain provisions regarding hunting with drones. 
HB 1065revise drone surveillance protections. 
HB 1066revise and repeal provisions regarding aviation. 
HB 1068include out-of-state convictions for the basis of an enhanced penalty for the crime of stalking. 
HB 1071revise provisions regarding surface water quality complaints. 
HB 1073authorize special event alcohol licenses for full-service restaurant licensees. 
HB 1100make an appropriation to begin the research and development of a new bioprocessing facility and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1102make an appropriation to reimburse the aeronautics fund. 
HB 1113provide for remote participation in a shareholders' meeting. 
HB 1114authorize additional abbreviations in naming corporations, limited liability companies, and limited liability partnerships. 
HB 1119include certain offenses committed in another state for purposes of an enhanced penalty. 
HB 1125revise conditions for selling non-temperature-controlled baked goods without license. 
HB 1130revise the requirements for an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. 
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 1170revise provisions regarding the use of certain lights by tow truck vehicles and Department of Transportation authorized vehicles. 
HB 1173prohibit a school board from denying an application for open enrollment from certain students with autism. 
HB 1179authorize series limited liability companies. 
HB 1182provide for the renewal of an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. 
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 1234revise the definition of operator for the purposes of the one-call notification system for excavation activities. 
HB 1267designate Orion as the official constellation of South Dakota. 
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 8006Honoring South Dakota Chief Deputy Attorney General Charles McGuigan for receiving the 2019 Senior Staff of the Year Award from the National Association of Attorneys General in Washington D.C. 
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 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. 
HC 8020To honor the Sioux Falls O'Gorman Knights as the 2019 Class 11 AAA State High School Football Champions. 
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. 
HCR 6008To authorize a legislative study for the continuum of care for the disabled and elderly of South Dakota. 
HCR 6011Supporting the Recovering America's Wildlife Act. 
HCR 6019Urging greater awareness and understanding of post-traumatic stress injury. 
HCR 6020Denouncing the National Education Association's recent policy to support "the fundamental right to abortion." 
HCR 6021Supporting the continued operation of the D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery. 
HCR 6023To encourage the Executive Board of the Legislature to create an interim legislative study to address the mental health of first responders. 
SB 68authorize a county gross receipts tax. 
SB 80revise certain sheriff's fees and costs. 
SB 89revise provisions regarding victim's rights. 
SB 136authorize certain witnesses to be accompanied by a certified therapeutic dog in a criminal proceeding. 
SB 138amend parole provisions regarding life sentences. 
SB 155provide for step therapy protocol regarding certain prescription drugs. 
SC 801Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-second Anniversary. 
SC 809To honor and commend the late Senator Gene Abdallah for his dedicated service to his community and state. 
SC 823Honoring Mr. E.O. Lawrence for his achievements and accomplishments throughout his life and career, and encouraging our schools to recognize his achievements, and encouraging other recognitions of his life and achievements as deemed appropriate by the state of South Dakota. 
SC 824Honoring the 2019-2020 Canton C-Hawk High School wrestling team for its outstanding accomplishments. 

Hearings

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