Representative Kevin D. Jensen — 2017


Picture of Representative Kevin D. Jensen

Party: Republican
Term: New Member
District: 16
Counties: Lincoln, Union
Occupation: President, CFO


Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 464 
JudiciaryMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 413 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1135provide certain provisions requiring plaintiffs in certain civil suits to cover certain court costs. 
HB 1155revise the penalty for aggravated assault with the intent to disfigure the victim. 
SB 167revise certain provisions regarding certain notices to be provided by guardians of protected persons. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1055revise certain provisions regarding the need for a driver license or permit to operate certain motor vehicles. 
HB 1056authorize law enforcement officers to issue certain citations not signed under oath. 
HB 1065revise certain provisions regarding the liability of persons for certain business debts. 
HB 1069repeal and revise certain provisions related to campaign finance and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1071require the approval of the Legislature before any high level nuclear waste may be processed or deposited within state boundaries. 
HB 1072repeal and revise certain provisions relating to permits to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1073revise and repeal certain provisions regarding gifts from registered lobbyists to public officials. 
HB 1074provide for limits on certain out-of-state contributions to ballot question committees. 
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 1087authorize the recovery of attorney's fees in civil actions relating to highway obstructions. 
HB 1088revise certain provisions regarding required stops at railroad crossings. 
HB 1091modify certain provisions relating to concealed carry permits. 
HB 1098revise certain provisions regarding the notice requirements of county commissions in authorizing installation of utility lines along and across highways. 
HB 1101increase the penalty for performing an abortion of an unborn child capable of feeling pain. 
HB 1118eliminate the need to prove the use of force, fraud, or coercion in the human trafficking of minors. 
HB 1121revise certain provisions regarding collective bargaining for teachers. 
HB 1127revise the procedure for a deployed military service member to renew a concealed carry permit 
HB 1129limit the information obtained during an application for a driver license or nondriver identification card that is contained in a database. 
HB 1132limit the persons eligible to receive a copy of a vital record with a social security number printed on the record. 
HB 1136revise certain election recount provisions. 
HB 1139revise certain provisions concerning adverse possession of certain real property. 
HB 1145define a no-go zone and create a procedure to manage no-go zones. 
HB 1147revise certain provisions regarding concealed carry permits and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1149revise the tax on certain telecommunication services and devices. 
HB 1153revise the signature requirements for initiated measures and referred laws. 
HB 1168revise certain provisions regarding nonresident waterfowl licenses. 
HB 1174revise certain provisions concerning how stop lamps shall be mounted and displayed on vehicles and trailers. 
HB 1183provide and revise certain provisions regarding mental health procedures in criminal justice, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1184exempt certain persons working in postsecondary technical institutes from collective bargaining provisions. 
HB 1189prohibit dismemberment abortions and to provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1200revise certain provisions regarding contributions to ballot question committees. 
HB 1201exempt certain food sales from licensure, certification, and inspection. 
HB 1202make an appropriation for the support of the Veterans Outreach Center and to declare an emergency. 
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 1005Commending the entire South Dakota Army National Guard on being awarded a first place gold finish in the 2016 Army Communities of Excellence Awards. 
HC 1008Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for winning the 2016 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. 
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 1017Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. 
HC 1025Honoring Phyllis Perkovich for her outstanding commitment and service to the South Dakota legislative page program and the youth of South Dakota. 
HC 1026Honoring Laura Ingalls Wilder's 150th birthday and the celebration of this milestone in De Smet, 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 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. 
SB 65establish the South Dakota Board of Technical Education and to revise certain provisions regarding career and technical education and postsecondary technical institutes. 
SB 85provide for the exemption of certain students from the requirement to take certain academic assessment tests. 
SB 94repeal and revise certain provisions relating to the requirements for a permit to carry a concealed pistol. 
SB 102require that the name and telephone number of an organization fighting to end sex trafficking be given, in writing, to any woman seeking an abortion. 
SB 104protect certain easement holders and rural customers from shutoffs by certain energy companies. 
SB 109provide certain criteria for meeting the ownership requirements for classifying dwellings as owner-occupied property. 
SB 121make an appropriation for the completion and upgrade of the South Dakota public safety radio system and to declare an emergency. 
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 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 144provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. 
SB 145provide limitation on liability for certain architects and engineers 
SB 148make an appropriation to the Department of Agriculture for enhancement of the farm link program. 
SB 160establish provisions for the selection and instruction of delegates to an Article V convention for proposing an amendment to the United States Constitution. 
SB 162authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the design, renovation of, and addition to, the Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory on the campus of South Dakota State University and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SC 21Posthumously honoring the life, character, and achievements of Bob Hanson. 
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 2Supporting the electoral college system. 
SCR 3Recognizing the outstanding public service of President James Monroe. 
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 6Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2017 as Social Work Month. 
SCR 9To accept an invitation to attend a balanced budget amendment planning committee. 
SCR 15Commending President Donald J. Trump in his commitment to keeping the country safe from radical Islamic terrorism. 
SJR 2Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election amendments to Article XXIII, of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to amendments to the Constitution. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled