Senator Al Novstrup — 2017


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Majority Whip

Party: Republican
Term: Other House
District: 03
Counties: Brown
Occupation: Small Business Owner


Session Committees

Commerce and EnergyMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 423 
Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 
Joint Legislative ProcedureMember Call of Chair 10:00 AM Room 413 
Retirement LawsVice-Chair Call of Chair 3:00 PM Room 412 
State AffairsMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 414 

Interim Committees

Joint Commerce and EnergyMember 
Retirement LawsMember 

Prime Sponsor

SB 128provide an exception for alcohol manufacturer and wholesaler licensees to participate in certain retail events and to declare an emergency. 
SB 139provide for the permitting of waterfowl outfitters, and to dedicate fees and surcharges paid by waterfowl outfitters for use on certain game production areas. 
SB 164revise the length of the maximum probationary period for juvenile probationers and to revise the conditions of a juvenile commitment to the Department of Corrections. 
SB 169impose a statewide property tax for purpose of providing funds to increase certain employee wages employed by community support providers and nursing facilities. 
SB 179revise the length of the maximum probationary period for juvenile probationers. 
SC 2Commending and honoring members of the Aberdeen School Board on receiving the Associated School Board Award of Excellence for 2016. 
SCR 12Expressing support for the continuation of the Perkins Loan Program and urging Congress to take immediate action to permanently reauthorize the program, in its entirety and in its original form. 
HB 1130revise certain provisions that provide transparency and public comment for ballot measures and amendments to the Constitution. 

Co Sponsor

SB 56revise certain investment fee rates for employer contribution to the South Dakota future special revenue fund and certain procedures regarding employer contribution rates for the state unemployment compensation fund. 
SB 65establish the South Dakota Board of Technical Education and to revise certain provisions regarding career and technical education and postsecondary technical institutes. 
SB 75revise certain provisions regarding the purchase from a municipality of malt beverages by certain alcoholic beverage licensees. 
SB 78revise provisions regarding election petitions for conservation district supervisors. 
SB 80regulate the use of drones under certain conditions and to provide a penalty therefor. 
SB 88revise the definition of an electric transmission facility. 
SB 120repeal the Legislative Planning Committee and revise certain provisions regarding agency performance reviews. 
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 137establish certain provisions regarding joint employer liability protection. 
SB 144provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. 
SC 18Recognizing and congratulating Jonathon A. Brown of Boy Scout Troop 1187 for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. 
SC 19Honoring Cleo Erickson, "The History Lady," of Vermillion, South Dakota, who knew more about the history of her community than anyone else. 
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 1Inviting President Donald J. Trump to visit the State of South Dakota, and most especially to visit Mount Rushmore Memorial and Crazy Horse Memorial. 
SCR 4Recognizing and finding that pornography is a public health crisis leading to a broad spectrum of individual and public health impacts and societal harms. 
SCR 11Opposing physician-assisted suicide. 
SCR 15Commending President Donald J. Trump in his commitment to keeping the country safe from radical Islamic terrorism. 
HB 1052provide certain protections for public employees. 
HB 1069repeal and revise certain provisions related to campaign finance and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1073revise and repeal certain provisions regarding gifts from registered lobbyists to public officials. 
HB 1078provide for the regulation of teams and team leaders regarding real estate transactions. 
HB 1082grant limited immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain related offenses to persons who assist certain persons in need of emergency assistance or who are themselves in need of emergency assistance. 
HB 1084allow chiropractic corporations operated as sole proprietorships to be operated for a certain time after the death of the chiropractor. 
HB 1088revise certain provisions regarding required stops at railroad crossings. 
HB 1089provide certain provisions regarding investigations of misconduct by certain public officials. 
HB 1092revise certain alcoholic beverage licensing provisions concerning the manufacturing and sale of cider. 
HB 1100allow law enforcement to initiate a mental illness hold in domestic abuse situations. 
HB 1105revise certain municipal special assessment provisions. 
HB 1108revise certain provisions regarding prejudgment interest rates. 
HB 1113revise certain provisions regarding protection orders. 
HB 1169repeal, revise, and enact certain standards and other provisions relating to managed health care plans if the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is repealed. 
HB 1187revise the process by which courts consider appeals of decisions regarding conditional use requests. 
HB 1200revise certain provisions regarding contributions to ballot question committees. 
HC 1001Honoring and commending Dale Lamphere, of Sturgis, South Dakota, and his team for the monumental sculpture, "Dignity", and Norm and Eunabel McKie, of Rapid City, South Dakota, for their generous financial support of the sculpture project. 
HC 1004Honoring Raina Grimsley of Mitchell, South Dakota, Girls State Governor, and Max Hawkins of Renner, South Dakota, Boys State Governor, and commending the South Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary for their sponsorship and coordination of the Girls State and Boys State programs. 
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. 
HC 1031Congratulating and commending Teagan NcNary, of Vermillion, South Dakota, and Josh Anderson, of Aberdeen, South Dakota, on their election as the incoming University of South Dakota Student Government Association president and vice president. 
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 1012Urging Congress, the President of the United States, and the President's trade representatives to welcome free and fair trade and support strong trade commerce within the agricultural industry. 
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. 
HJR 1001Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to Article XXI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to fishing, hunting, and trapping. 
HJR 1002To apply for a convention of states under Article V of the Constitution of the United States to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government and limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled