Senator Neal Tapio — 2017


Picture of Senator Neal Tapio

Party: Republican
Term: New Member
District: 05
Counties: Codington
Occupation: Business Owner/Entrepreneur

Home Address:
PO Box 846
1227 33rd St. NW
Watertown, SD 57201

Home: 605-880-7449
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business:

Email: Neal.Tapio@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Commerce and EnergyMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 423 
Government Operations and AuditMember Call of Chair 7:45 AM Room 363 
Health and Human ServicesVice-Chair MWF 10:00 AM Room 412 

Interim Committees

Government Operations & AuditMember 
Joint Commerce and EnergyMember 

Prime Sponsor

SCR 15Commending President Donald J. Trump in his commitment to keeping the country safe from radical Islamic terrorism. 

Co Sponsor

SB 81prohibit the manufacture, sale, or possession of alcohol in a powdered, condensed, or other concentrated form under most circumstances. 
SB 124repeal the authority for the Department of Social Services to enter agreements related to the Refugee Act of 1980 and to require certain reports regarding services provided to and arrival of refugees. 
SB 126require the Department of Education to use a competitive bidding process when acquiring academic assessments. 
SB 136permit and regulate the practice of licensed certified professional midwives. 
SB 144provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. 
SB 167revise certain provisions regarding certain notices to be provided by guardians of protected persons. 
SC 1Commending and honoring the 2015-2016 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: Jim Holbeck, Harrisburg, School Superintendent; Todd Brist, Watertown, Middle School Principal; Lory DuFrain, Wagner, School Business Official; Ethan Dschaak, Meade, Elementary School Principal; Kevin Lein, Harrisburg, Secondary School Principal; Ryan Rollinger, Harrisburg, Assistant Secondary School Principal; Sherri Becker, Mitchell, Curriculum Leader; and Jennifer Heggelund, Watertown, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. 
SC 18Recognizing and congratulating Jonathon A. Brown of Boy Scout Troop 1187 for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. 
SC 23Honoring Senator Gary Cammack and his wife Amy for receiving the Olin Sims Conservation Leadership Award in January of 2017. 
SC 29Celebrating and honoring the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Sioux Tribe's annual wacipi celebration on the occasion of its 150th anniversary on June 30, July 1, and July 2, 2017. 
SC 36Honoring Christopher Todd Jumper of Boy Scout Troop 28, North Sioux City, South Dakota, for earning the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. 
SC 37Honoring the Beresford and Alcester-Hudson School District cooperative wrestling program for an excellent season and for victorious performances in the 2017 Class B State Wrestling Tournament. 
SCR 11Opposing physician-assisted suicide. 
SCR 14Urging the Governor to fuel the state fleet with premium E-30 fuel. 
HB 1069repeal and revise certain provisions related to campaign finance and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1077provide for the assignment of certain benefits in dental care insurance coverage. 
HB 1101increase the penalty for performing an abortion of an unborn child capable of feeling pain. 
HB 1132limit the persons eligible to receive a copy of a vital record with a social security number printed on the record. 
HB 1189prohibit dismemberment abortions and to provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1202make an appropriation for the support of the Veterans Outreach Center and to declare an emergency. 
HC 1010Commending and honoring the 2016 Habitat for Humanity-South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
HC 1014Honoring the city of Mobridge for being included in the 2017 Governor's Awards for Outstanding Support of the Arts by an Organization or Business. 
HC 1015Honoring Mel Chandler for his outstanding service to the State of South Dakota. 
HC 1025Honoring Phyllis Perkovich for her outstanding commitment and service to the South Dakota legislative page program and the youth of South Dakota. 
HCR 1007Strengthening and expanding sister-state ties between South Dakota and Taiwan; supporting the signing of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and a Bilateral Investment Agreement (BIA) with the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. 
HCR 1010Prohibiting officials and employees of the South Dakota Department of Education and members of the South Dakota Board of Education from joining certain organizations or consortia that may present a conflict of interest. 
HCR 1013To urge the United States Department of State to approve the presidential permit application allowing the construction and operation of the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline between the United States and Canada. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled