Senator R. Blake Curd — 2017


Picture of Senator R. Blake Curd

Party: Republican
Term: Govs. Appointment
District: 12
Counties: Lincoln, Minnehaha
Occupation: Orthopedic Surgeon

Home Address:
38 S. Riverview Hts.
Sioux Falls, SD 57105

Home: 605-331-5890
Capitol: 605-773-3821
Business: 605-331-5890

Email: Blake.Curd@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

EducationMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 423 
Joint Government Operations and AuditMember MTWThF 8:00 AM TBA 
Government Operations and AuditMember Call of Chair 7:45 AM Room 363 
Health and Human ServicesMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 412 

Prime Sponsor

SB 155require the Department of Education to report to the legislative education standing committees prior to implementing a curriculum change. 
HB 1157provide for the retrospective payment of clean claims for covered services provided by a health care professional during the credentialing period. 
HB 1240prohibit the performance of abortions due to Down syndrome and to provide a penalty therefor. 

Co Sponsor

SB 114establish a wine direct shipper license and to provide for certain direct shipments of wine. 
SB 124revise certain reimbursement provisions relating to legislators-elect and newly appointed legislators. 
SB 126regulate the sale of raw milk for human consumption. 
SB 127make an appropriation to fund the Teach for America grant program. 
SB 145encourage schools to provide instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. 
SB 165develop a systematic process for the performance management review of state agencies. 
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 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. 
SCR 2Expressing concern relating to the Common Core State Standards. 
HB 1070sunset certain tax refund claims for an economic development incentive program that has been previously terminated and to declare an emergency. 
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 1177prohibit certain use of handheld electronic wireless communication devices while driving and to provide a penalty therefor. 
HB 1181allow for the requirement of a certification of health from an employee of a school. 
HB 1219require joint municipal and school annual elections. 
HB 1220appropriate money to the tax relief fund and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1225establish a special order shipping license and to provide for the direct shipment of wine to consumers. 
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 1057Recognizing and honoring the American Association of State Troopers 2013 Trooper of the Year recipient, Trooper Andrew Steen. 
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. 
HJR 1006Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to Article XI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to revenue and expenditure limits for the State of South Dakota. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled