Representative Jim Bolin — 2017


Picture of Representative Jim Bolin

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 16
Counties: Lincoln, Union
Occupation: Retired

Home Address:
403 W. 11th St.
Canton, SD 57013

Home: 605-261-9669
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business: 605-261-9669

Email: Jim.Bolin@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 
Joint AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 
Retirement LawsVice-Chair Call of Chair 3:00 PM Room 413 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1075provide for public notice of certain hearings conducted by the Board of Education, and to require that the hearings be conducted at least sixty days apart. 
HB 1098provide for the election of the secretary of education. 
HB 1187provide for the exemption of certain students from the requirement to take certain academic assessment tests. 
HB 1231require the Board of Finance to consider an increase in the state mileage rate under certain circumstances. 
HC 1002Honoring the 2013 Canton High School football team. 
HCR 1003Recognizing the outstanding public service of President Calvin Coolidge and his support of Mount Rushmore. 
HCR 1008Urging the South Dakota Board of Education to refrain from any efforts to further expand the Common Core State Standards or any other multistate educational standards in the state and to establish a plan to end the state's involvement with such current standards by June 30, 2017. 
HCR 1026Urging restoration of funding to the railroad trust fund. 
SB 64require a waiting period prior to the adoption of new uniform content standards and to provide for an opportunity for public comment for all new content standards. 
SC 20Honoring the Dakota Valley High School Dance Team on winning the 2013 Class A Dance Grand State Title for the fourth year in a row. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1062provide for historical snowmobile license plates. 
HB 1070sunset certain tax refund claims for an economic development incentive program that has been previously terminated and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1100prohibit the use of certain photo monitoring devices to detect red light violations. 
HB 1102authorize the use of artificial light to hunt coyotes under certain conditions. 
HB 1103require the Game, Fish and Parks Commission to provide for an earlier archery deer hunting season. 
HB 1129prohibit the use of certain explosive targets in the Black Hills Forest Fire Protection District. 
HB 1136limit the authority of delegates to a limited Article V convention to vote for unauthorized amendments contrary to legislative instructions and to provide a civil fine for the violation thereof. 
HB 1142enhance the support for public postsecondary technical institutes, to transfer certain funds, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1154authorize the commissioner of school and public lands to grant certain surface and subsurface easements to provide access to oil, gas, minerals, and geothermal resources. 
HB 1155allow a court to vacate certain convictions if the offense was committed as a result of human trafficking. 
HB 1161establish a cause of action for wrongful human trafficking. 
HB 1162prohibit the practice of sex-selective abortions, to establish certain procedures to better ensure that sex-selective abortions are not practiced in South Dakota, and to provide penalties therefor. 
HB 1163authorize farm mutual insurers to invest funds in certain stocks and market funds. 
HB 1175authorize the Board of Regents to expand university facilities at the University of South Dakota, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1219require joint municipal and school annual elections. 
HB 1220appropriate money to the tax relief fund and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1226create a work-share program available to employers during times of economic distress. 
HB 1229provide for the reporting of certain person's names to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System. 
HB 1238provide for the impoundment of license plates after multiple driving under the influence offenses. 
HB 1250provide for a coordinated effort to assist victims of human trafficking. 
HC 1001Honoring the 2013 Dakota Valley High School Panthers Volleyball Team. 
HC 1020Commending and honoring Ms. Bethany Buell Firsick, 2013 National Champion Pole Vaulter. 
HC 1021Commending and honoring Alexa Duling, a 2013 Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship recipient. 
HC 1023Commending and honoring the 2013 Habitat for Humanity--South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. 
HC 1030Commending and honoring Robert (Bob) Graff, a member of the Agar-Blunt-Onida School District Board of Education, on his selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota for 2013. 
HC 1033Honoring Kerri Young of Mitchell, South Dakota, on her outstanding achievement in Mitchell High School girls basketball. 
HC 1050Honoring the Madison High School Boys Basketball Team for its 2013 Boys State A Basketball Championship. 
HC 1056Recognizing the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the location filming of Dances With Wolves in South Dakota. 
HC 1057Recognizing and honoring the American Association of State Troopers 2013 Trooper of the Year recipient, Trooper Andrew Steen. 
HCR 1006Recognizing the anniversary of the addition of the words "under God" to the United States Pledge of Allegiance. 
HCR 1009Urging the federal government to enforce United States immigration laws and not grant amnesty to those who have entered the United States illegally. 
HCR 1012Recognizing the honor and remember flag as the designated symbol of South Dakota's concern and commitment to honoring and remembering all members of the United States Armed Forces who have lost their lives while serving, or as a result of service, and their families. 
HCR 1013Commemorating the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 and "The Star Spangled Banner", and recognizing the historical significance, heroic human endeavor, and sacrifices of members of the United States Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Revenue Marine Service, and state militias, during and since the War of 1812. 
HCR 1022Concerning U.S. EPA-proposed greenhouse gas emission standards for new and existing fossil-fueled power plants. 
HCR 1023Rejecting the Common Core State Standards plan. 
HCR 1024Petitioning President Obama to publicly condemn China for its aggressive program of cyber warfare and espionage against the United States of America. 
SB 2provide for the delayed arrest, under certain circumstances, in regard to certain outstanding warrants for victims of domestic abuse with minor children. 
SB 3provide for continuity in the judicial review of certain lawsuits, complaints, and petitions between parties to a petition for certain protection orders. 
SB 4ensure notice to the respondent and opportunity for the respondent to be heard prior to enforcement of certain foreign domestic protection orders. 
SB 5permit the court reciprocal discretion to hear certain petitions for protection orders due to domestic abuse and for protection orders due to stalking or physical injury. 
SB 7modify the persons eligible for protection from domestic abuse and to revise certain terminology. 
SB 63protect the privacy of the records of individual students. 
SB 66provide immunity to clergy, lay officials, and religious organizations that decline to provide certain marriage services. 
SB 84update certain statutes relating to notification of certain transfers. 
SB 85revise certain provisions regarding confidential criminal justice information. 
SB 90revise certain provisions related to the High School Activities Association. 
SB 113revise the minimum suspension requirements for students participating in extracurricular activities. 
SB 120provide for the registration and administration of navigators under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and to declare an emergency. 
SB 125prohibit registered sex offenders from loitering in certain areas. 
SB 129supplant the Common Core State Standards. 
SB 137make an appropriation to rehabilitate certain state-owned rail lines and to declare an emergency. 
SB 160exempt the production of certain plants and sod from sales and use taxes. 
SB 163prohibit a social host from permitting the underage consumption of alcoholic beverages on the social host's premises and to provide penalties therefor. 
SB 171recognize certain federal forms as sufficient to direct the disposition of the body of a servicemember. 
SB 179prohibit the use of certain handheld electronic wireless devices for electronic messaging while driving. 
SC 1Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days Festivities on the occasion of its sixty-fifth anniversary on June 19, 20, and 21, 2014. 
SC 8Commending and honoring the 2012-2013 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota, including Al Leber, Dakota Valley, School Superintendent; Tim Koehler, Harrisburg, Middle School Principal; Georgia Sandgren, Black Hills Special Services Coop, School Business Official; Tanja Pederson, Harrisburg, Elementary School Principal; Tim Raabe, Lennox, Secondary School Principal; Jim Seyer, Spearfish, Assistant Secondary School Principal; Jeff Ward, Meade, Curriculum Director; and Kristin Hamman, Harrisburg, Director of Special Education for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator professional groups. 
SC 23Honoring the 2013 Andes Central High School Girls Golf Team. 
SC 31Honoring Dalton Howe as a recipient of the 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
SC 33Honoring Nathan Duerre as a recipient of the 2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Award. 
SC 34Congratulating and honoring Cheryl Hovorka for her excellent service and leadership to the South Dakota American Legion Auxiliary Girls State program. 
SC 35Congratulating and honoring Katerina Renken on her excellent creativity and representation of South Dakota in the 2013 VSA International Children's Art Program. 
SCR 1Urging Congress to reject the proposal to remove the states' authority to designate a hospital as a necessary provider under the critical access hospital program. 
SCR 2Expressing concern relating to the Common Core State Standards. 
SCR 3Urging the members of the South Dakota Congressional delegation to sponsor and support the Marketplace Fairness Act, or similar legislation that would grant the states authority to collect sales and use tax on remote sales. 
SCR 6Expressing the Legislature's support for citizens and communities in eastern South Dakota impacted by severe high water conditions over the last two decades. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled