Representative Fred Romkema — 2017


Picture of Representative Fred Romkema

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 31
Counties: Lawrence
Occupation: Small Business Owner

Home Address:
230 Fairway Dr.
Spearfish, SD 57783

Home: 605-722-1432
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business:

Email: Fred.Romkema@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

AppropriationsChair MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 
Joint AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1121include certain actions in liens on property sold for tax deed. 
SB 84update certain statutes relating to notification of certain transfers. 
SB 98allow certain municipalities to charge a higher occupational tax. 
SCR 4Celebrating and honoring the Historic Homestake Opera House in Lead on the occasion of its centennial on August 31, 2014. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1070sunset certain tax refund claims for an economic development incentive program that has been previously terminated and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1087change how rural fire protection districts conduct elections. 
HB 1089allow certain school districts that receive state aid to education to receive funding for certain students with limited English proficiency. 
HB 1100prohibit the use of certain photo monitoring devices to detect red light violations. 
HB 1124create the South Dakota school safety fund to assist certain school districts in enhancing school safety, and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1129prohibit the use of certain explosive targets in the Black Hills Forest Fire Protection District. 
HB 1185revise certain provisions relating to nonresident waterfowl licenses. 
HB 1192designate the Black Hills Mining Museum in Lead as the official mining museum of South Dakota. 
HC 1001Honoring the 2013 Dakota Valley High School Panthers Volleyball Team. 
HC 1002Honoring the 2013 Canton High School football team. 
HC 1021Commending and honoring Alexa Duling, a 2013 Walter Byers Postgraduate Scholarship recipient. 
HC 1028Commending and honoring Ann Anderson, fifth grade science teacher at Belle Fourche Middle School. 
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 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 1003Recognizing the outstanding public service of President Calvin Coolidge and his support of Mount Rushmore. 
HCR 1011Endorsing Taiwan's participation as an observer in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the thirtieth anniversary of sister state relations with the Province of Taiwan in the Republic of China (Taiwan) and Taiwan's inclusion in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). 
HJR 1001Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article III, section 25 of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the authorization of roulette, keno, and craps in the City of Deadwood. 
SB 80provide a credit to homebuilt aircraft for sales and use taxes when paying the aircraft registration tax and to make a reimbursement to the aeronautics fund for the amount of the credit granted. 
SB 90revise certain provisions related to the High School Activities Association. 
SB 114establish a wine direct shipper license and to provide for certain direct shipments of wine. 
SB 135make an appropriation for costs related to the suppression of mountain beetles through the all lands mountain pine beetle suppression program. 
SB 162repeal certain mineral severance taxes imposed on precious metals and to repeal certain temporary and expired mineral severance taxes. 
SB 172revise certain provisions relating to services performed by dental hygienists. 
SB 174revise the bank franchise tax apportionment of income provisions. 
SB 175revise certain bank franchise tax provisions regarding net income and net operating losses. 
SB 176revise the ability of the secretary of the Department of Revenue to reduce or abate taxes. 
SB 177make an appropriation to provide contingency funds to be made available for unanticipated costs related to medical services and to declare an emergency. 
SB 181define vapor products as tobacco products for the purpose of regulating the use of the products by minors and to place certain restrictions on the sale of vapor products. 
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 18Honoring former Senator Stan Adelstein for his service to the State of South Dakota. 
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 7Expressing support for all South Dakota high school students learning and practicing the basic skills of hands-only Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) prior to graduation. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled