Representative Karen Soli — 2017


Picture of Representative Karen Soli

Party: Democrat
Term: New Member
District: 15
Counties: Minnehaha
Occupation: Clergy

Home Address:
810 W. 6th St.
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

Home: 605-338-5934
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business:

Email: Karen.Soli@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Health and Human ServicesMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 412 
Local GovernmentMember TTh 10:00 AM Room 414 

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 1078revise the eligibility requirements for the South Dakota opportunity scholarship to include certain students who reside in bordering states. 
HB 1079authorize certain lighting on vehicles operated by ambulance service personnel. 
HB 1080clarify that emergency personnel driving records are not to include motor vehicle accidents resulting while engaged in the performance of their official duties. 
HB 1094prohibit a person from interfering with a public safety answering point. 
HB 1096revise certain provisions regarding the challenging of certain election petitions. 
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 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 1172require certain legislative meetings to be open to the public. 
HB 1185revise certain provisions relating to nonresident waterfowl licenses. 
HB 1207repeal certain provisions, commonly known as the gag law, prohibiting certain disclosures by a state agency of information concerning a private entity. 
HB 1210expand Medicaid eligibility. 
HB 1217provide oversight of the immigrant investor program. 
HB 1221exempt certain amateur sports coaches from sales and use tax. 
HB 1224create a Legislative Economic Development Investigative and Oversight Committee, to provide for its composition and duties, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1226create a work-share program available to employers during times of economic distress. 
HB 1256increase opportunities and funding for school districts to apply for jobs for America's graduates programs and to make an appropriation therefor. 
HB 1260extend the time period for a party to object to a written confirmation of certain grain contracts before the written confirmation is sufficient to indicate a contract for sale has been made between the parties. 
HC 1001Honoring the 2013 Dakota Valley High School Panthers Volleyball Team. 
HC 1002Honoring the 2013 Canton High School football team. 
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 1031Congratulating and commending the White River High School Boys Basketball Team for its State B Championship and successful 2012-2013 season. 
HC 1032Honoring the 2013 Todd County Boys Cross Country Team. 
HC 1033Honoring Kerri Young of Mitchell, South Dakota, on her outstanding achievement in Mitchell High School girls basketball. 
HC 1034Honoring and commending the 2013 Avon High School Football Team. 
HC 1035Commending and honoring the 2014 National Merit Semifinalists Jessica Daniels, Angela Liu, Kyle McKee, Zachary Person, Emma Ward, and Tyler Wilson, of Sioux Falls Washington High School for their outstanding academic achievements. 
HC 1036Commending and honoring the 2013 Boys Track 4x200 and the 4x400 meter relay teams from Washington High School for their outstanding athletic performances at the 2013 State AA Track Meet. 
HC 1037Commending and honoring the 2013 Boys State AA Track Champions of Washington High School of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for their outstanding athletic performance. 
HC 1038Commending and honoring the 2013 South Dakota Girls AA Softball Champions of Sioux Falls Washington High School for their outstanding athletic performance. 
HC 1039Commending and honoring the 2013-2014 Competitive Dance State AA Champions from Sioux Falls Washington High School for their outstanding performance. 
HC 1040Honoring the Sioux Falls Washington High School Girls Bowling Team for its outstanding athletic performance and 2013 state championship. 
HC 1041Honoring Nathan Gerry, Jonah Warwick, Christian Parker, and Michaela Mayer from Washington High School for their first place finishes at the 2013 Boys and Girls State Class AA Track Meet. 
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. 
HC 1058Honoring Sonyah Shae Clifford of Rockyford, South Dakota, for her outstanding job representing Indian rodeo and being named Miss Indian Rodeo 2013 at the Indian National Finals Rodeo. 
HCR 1003Recognizing the outstanding public service of President Calvin Coolidge and his support of Mount Rushmore. 
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 1018Recognizing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) as a serious and chronic disease in South Dakota. 
HJR 1007To refer to the voters the question of whether the state should expand Medicaid pursuant to the Affordable Care Act. 
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 6establish the crime of committing certain acts of domestic abuse in the presence of a minor child. 
SB 7modify the persons eligible for protection from domestic abuse and to revise certain terminology. 
SB 119update and revise the statutes relating to the South Dakota Board on Geographic Names. 
SB 130reinstate certain civil actions for childhood sexual abuse if subsequent legislation had the effect of limiting the plaintiff's right to recovery. 
SB 137make an appropriation to rehabilitate certain state-owned rail lines and to declare an emergency. 
SB 154establish the Jolene's Law Task Force to study the impact of sexual abuse of children in this state and to make recommendations to the Legislature on policies to effectively address the issue. 
SB 156revise the per student allocation in the state aid to general education formula. 
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 172revise certain provisions relating to services performed by dental hygienists. 
SB 178include the definition of the term, qualified student applicant, in the need-based grant fund. 
SB 179prohibit the use of certain handheld electronic wireless devices for electronic messaging while driving. 
SC 22Honoring the South Dakota Head Start Association. 
SC 23Honoring the 2013 Andes Central High School Girls Golf Team. 
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 6Expressing the Legislature's support for citizens and communities in eastern South Dakota impacted by severe high water conditions over the last two decades. 
SJR 1Making formal application to Congress to lawfully recognize the ratification of the 26th amendment of the United States Constitution, which ensures the right to vote to all citizens over the age of eighteen. 
SJR 3To refer to the voters the question of whether the state should expand Medicaid pursuant to the Affordable Care Act. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled