Representative Arch Beal — 2018


Picture of Representative Arch Beal

Majority Whip

Party: Republican
Term: Incumbent
District: 12
Counties: Lincoln, Minnehaha
Occupation: Business Owner

Home Address:
4001 W. 74th St.
Sioux Falls, SD 57108

Home: 605-336-3034
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business: 605-336-2988

Email: Arch.Beal@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Commerce and EnergyMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 464 
State AffairsMember MWF 7:45 AM Room 414 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1088revise the consignment sales requirements for dealers of motorcycles, off-road vehicles, snowmobiles, boats, and boat trailers. 
SB 70define the term, serve, for the purposes of regulating the sale and use of alcoholic beverages. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1075authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the construction of the Madison Cyber Labs (MadLabs) and the demolition of Lowry Hall at Dakota State University, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1078revise certain provisions regarding the removal of security freezes. 
HB 1082revise certain provisions regarding licensure for the lending of money. 
HB 1083revise certain provisions regarding permits to carry a concealed pistol and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1085adopt the Uniform Unsworn Domestic Declarations Act. 
HB 1101revise certain provisions regarding used motorcycles offered for sale at an event. 
HB 1102revise certain provisions regarding the use and display of the great seal of South Dakota. 
HB 1103require state agencies to comply with the appropriate display or use of the state seal. 
HB 1104revise certain provisions regarding the arrest of certain victims of domestic abuse. 
HB 1110increase the penalty for certain subsequent convictions of hiring for sexual activity or promoting prostitution. 
HB 1111revise certain definitions regarding criminal street gang activity. 
HB 1116revise certain provisions regarding special interest motor vehicle license plates. 
HB 1117revise certain provisions regarding the licensing of historical motor vehicles. 
HB 1118make an appropriation to allow the Veterans Services Center in Sioux Falls to resume and enhance operational services on Saturdays. 
HB 1120provide equal access for all students to activities sponsored by the South Dakota High School Activities Association or school districts. 
HB 1121revise the fees for certain on-sale and off-sale retail liquor licenses. 
HB 1123prohibit certain persons suffering from a severe mental illness from receiving capital punishment. 
HB 1137revise certain provisions regarding the registration of lobbyists. 
HB 1140revise certain provisions regarding access to public water. 
HB 1149prohibit the sale of certain industrial and construction equipment at a price higher than is offered to other buyers. 
HB 1165repeal certain provisions providing for a pilot charter school for Native American students if the state had received a federal grant. 
HB 1166revise certain provisions regarding waivers recommended by the School Finance Accountability Board. 
HB 1172revise certain provisions regarding meetings of certain public bodies. 
HB 1174revise certain provisions regarding rights for crime victims. 
HB 1176revise certain provisions regarding campaign finance disclosure reports. 
HB 1199prohibit collective bargaining by employees of the Board of Regents. 
HB 1201require certain information on a ballot regarding any initiated measure. 
HB 1249authorize the training of tribal law officers at the Law Enforcement Training Center. 
HB 1260provide certain provisions regarding cooperation with federal agencies by localities in the state. 
HB 1265enhance the foster care system in South Dakota 
HB 1268provide for revised dates to prefile legislation. 
HB 1282provide certain notice requirements regarding out-of-state contributions to ballot question committees. 
HB 1311revise certain provisions regarding legislator salaries. 
HC 1001Honoring Arlene Kvislen for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota, the Legislature, and the South Dakota House of Representatives. 
HC 1006Expressing gratitude and admiration for all the men and women who are in active military service, who are veterans, or who are or have been first responders in our state. 
HC 1007Recognizing and congratulating Sioux Falls Little League on their historic first season of Little League Baseball in 2017. 
HC 1008Honoring and commending Jermaine Robinson and Brandon Peguese for their bravery in pulling Tami Crate from a burning vehicle and saving her life. 
HC 1009Recognizing and congratulating the Sioux Falls Storm for the team's successes both on and off the playing field. 
HC 1015Honoring Brian Garrett for his outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the Oglala Lakota people. 
HC 1016Commending the entire South Dakota Army National Guard on being elected as the overall winner in the 2017 Army Communities of Excellence Awards. 
HC 1017Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 155th Engineer Company on being awarded the Itschner Award and the Reserve Family Readiness Award. 
HC 1019To honor and celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Vermeer Corporation and their contribution to the farming industry. 
HC 1020Commending the Department of Game, Fish and Parks and the landowners of South Dakota on thirty years of partnership to provide public hunting access through the Walk-In Area program. 
HC 1021Honoring and thanking Bonnie Luecke for her thirty-one years of dedicated service to Detachment 780, Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps, at South Dakota State University. 
HC 1028Honoring the life and public service of former State Representative Hal Wick on the occasion of his death on March 7, 2018. 
HCR 1002Recognizing the great need and offering support for additional mental health services in western South Dakota. 
HCR 1003Promoting a resilient and healthy Black Hills forest through endorsement of the forest management principles identified in "Black Hills Resilient Forest Strategy" published December 2017. 
HCR 1006Commemorating the life of George Speaker Mickelson and calling for a bust of Mickelson to be displayed in the lobby of the State House of Representatives. 
HCR 1010Recognizing and honoring William Mervin "Billy" Mills, also known as Tamakoce Tek'hila, for his unselfish and loyal contributions to the State of South Dakota and to his country. 
HJR 1004Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next election a Constitutional amendment to revise certain provisions relating to the rights of crime victims. 
SB 68revise certain provisions regarding the assistance provided to counties by state firefighting resources. 
SB 69allow certain registration and permit documents to be stored and presented electronically. 
SB 78revise the membership of the Board of Education Standards to include the chairs of the Senate and House committees on education. 
SB 79authorize for voters with no party affiliation to sign nominating petitions for candidates with a party affiliation. 
SB 80establish term limits for members of the Board of Regents. 
SB 89establish term limits for members of the Board of Education Standards. 
SB 91authorize the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide for the design, construction, and equipping of a state veterans cemetery in Minnehaha County, to create a veterans cemetery fund, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 94establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. 
SB 96designate chislic as the official nosh of the State of South Dakota. 
SB 98revise certain provisions regarding the 911 emergency surcharge, the public safety 911 emergency fund, and revenue distribution and to repeal the 911 emergency surcharge sunset clause. 
SB 103prohibit aliens who are not lawfully present in the United States from attending any public postsecondary educational institution or from receiving certain educational financial assistance. 
SB 112repeal certain provisions requiring the attorney general to obtain the consent of the Governor prior to commencing an investigation. 
SB 124provide a felony penalty for certain violations of petition circulation laws. 
SB 144revise certain provisions related to party affiliation on voter registration cards. 
SB 151revise certain provisions regarding the sale of trailers at special events, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 173establish certain provisions regarding microbreweries and malt beverage manufacturers. 
SB 175revise certain provisions regarding the carrying of concealed pistols by certain persons. 
SB 181provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. 
SB 182revise certain provisions regarding the crime of rape. 
SB 190require the approval of the Legislature before the state adopts certain changes to the Medicaid program. 
SB 208require voter registration information to be made available to the public by certain licensing agents. 
SC 3Congratulating and honoring the Colman-Egan Hawks Football Team for an excellent season and a victorious performance in the 2017 Class 9B State Football Championship. 
SC 5Commending and honoring the 2017 Tea Area High School Titans Boys Soccer Team and the students and staff involved in the program. 
SC 6Commending and honoring the 2017 Tea Area High School Boys Basketball Team and the students and staff involved in the program. 
SC 7Commending and honoring Joan Allison, a second grade teacher at Legacy Elementary, on being named Tea Area School District's Teacher of the Year. 
SC 8Honoring and commending Rick Williamson for his service to our state and nation and for his service as state commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. 
SC 23Congratulating and honoring Jeff and Janine Nielsen on being awarded the 2018 South Dakota Retailer of the Year Award by the South Dakota Retailers Association. 
SC 24Honoring and congratulating the Matt and Paula Loewe family as the 2018 Farm Family of the Year as awarded by the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce. 
SC 40Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. 
SC 46Commending Reverend William (Billy) F. Graham, Jr. for his life of evangelistic ministry and efforts to reach the world with the gospel of Christ. 
SC 50Honoring, commending, and thanking Sheriff Dennis Johnson, upon his retirement, for forty-one years of steadfast service in law enforcement. 
SC 53Celebrating the memory and homecoming of Sergeant Philip James Iyotte and honoring him for his selfless service and ultimate sacrifice during the Korean War. 
SC 54Honoring and congratulating Nash Hutmacher for winning the Class "A" South Dakota State Wrestling Tournament in 2017 and 2018. 
SCR 9Strengthening the sister-state ties between the State of South Dakota and the Republic of China (Taiwan), supporting the signing of a Bilateral Trade Agreement between Taiwan and the United States, and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. 
SCR 14Encouraging Congress and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to overturn the rules regarding electronic logging devices. 
SJR 3To 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. 
SJR 9Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the authorization of certain games of chance in the City of Yankton. 

Hearings

No Hearings Scheduled