Representative Kevin D. Jensen — 2018


Picture of Representative Kevin D. Jensen

Party: Republican
Term: New Member
District: 16
Counties: Lincoln, Union
Occupation: President, CFO

Home Address:
27808 484th Ave.
Canton, SD 57013

Home: 605-987-4296
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business: 605-331-5724

Email: Kevin.Jensen@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Agriculture and Natural ResourcesMember TTh 7:45 AM Room 464 
JudiciaryMember MWF 10:00 AM Room 413 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1260provide certain provisions regarding cooperation with federal agencies by localities in the state. 
HB 1290provide for disclosure of certain contents of public-private partnership agreements and to provide a penalty for failure to disclose. 
HCR 1008that tobacco, alcohol, and other drug marketing have no place in the lives of the children of the state. 
SB 89establish term limits for members of the Board of Education Standards. 
SB 176establish certain provisions regarding the prescription of opioids. 
SB 193require certain local governmental units to cooperate with federal agencies and to provide a penalty therefor. 
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 30Congratulating and honoring the 2017 Canton High School Girls Golf Team and Coach Jeff Keyman for their outstanding accomplishments in 2017. 
SCR 2Endorsing the right to work provisions in the South Dakota Constitution and in the Labor Management Relations Act that prohibit forced union membership. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1073provide for the protection of free speech on the campuses of public institutions of higher education. 
HB 1080revise certain requirements to qualify for emblem specialty plates for motor vehicles. 
HB 1083reduce certain fees for enhanced permits to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1084revise certain provisions regarding garnishment disclosure forms. 
HB 1093authorize certain insurance transactions and policies in a language other than English. 
HB 1100require a name be printed on public contracts. 
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 1109provide for parole eligibility and early final discharge for certain inmates. 
HB 1110increase the penalty for certain subsequent convictions of hiring for sexual activity or promoting prostitution. 
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 1123prohibit certain persons suffering from a severe mental illness from receiving capital punishment. 
HB 1126revise certain provisions regarding forensic medical examinations for victims of rape or sexual offense. 
HB 1130establish who may submit plans and specifications for certain waste water systems. 
HB 1131authorize certain road district trustees and employees to receive compensation under a district contract. 
HB 1139revise the applicability of adverse possession to certain partition fences. 
HB 1140revise certain provisions regarding access to public water. 
HB 1151require persons transporting railroad employees to have certain insurance. 
HB 1162increase a surcharge to increase revenues to the crime victims' compensation fund and to revise certain provisions of the crime victim compensation program fund. 
HB 1172revise certain provisions regarding meetings of certain public bodies. 
HB 1174revise certain provisions regarding rights for crime victims. 
HB 1182provide certain protection to state and local government employees regarding the disclosure of information in good faith. 
HB 1189revise certain provisions and penalties regarding inducements for school attendance and overreporting of school enrollment. 
HB 1196revise certain provisions regarding verification of residency of petition circulators. 
HB 1197prohibit public school administrators from participating in collective bargaining. 
HB 1198prohibit school districts from compensating official labor union representatives or negotiators. 
HB 1199prohibit collective bargaining by employees of the Board of Regents. 
HB 1256revise certain provisions regarding the age at which children shall begin school. 
HB 1266provide funds for the purpose of increasing wages for certain employees of community support providers and nursing facilities. 
HB 1268provide for revised dates to prefile legislation. 
HB 1271revise certain provisions regarding the carrying of certain guns on certain premises. 
HB 1272revise certain provisions regarding a certificate of excuse for school attendance. 
HB 1282provide certain notice requirements regarding out-of-state contributions to ballot question committees. 
HB 1287revise certain provisions regarding multiple employer trusts. 
HB 1291revise the procedure to nominate candidates for the United States Senate. 
HB 1294increase the tax on certain alcoholic beverages and to distribute the revenue. 
HB 1302prohibit the compensation of certain petition circulators. 
HB 1303prohibit certain incentives and punishments in association with school surveys, and to impose a penalty therefor. 
HB 1304revise certain provisions regarding challenges to petition signatures. 
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 1011Congratulating Augustana University on its 100th anniversary in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and recognizing the university's continued impact on students and communities throughout the state. 
HC 1013Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventieth anniversary on June 14-16, 2018. 
HC 1014Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters' BB Gun Team for winning the 2017 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. 
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. 
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 1007Encouraging thoughtful taxation of alcohol products in the state and calling for alcohol to become budget neutral rather than a drain on the resources and the economy of South Dakota. 
HCR 1009Encouraging awareness of alcohol as a direct cause of seven types of cancer and encourages the Department of Health to research potential awareness campaigns related to alcohol and cancer. 
HCR 1010Recognizing and honoring William Melvin "Billy" Mills, also known as Makata Taka Hela, for his unselfish and loyal contributions to the State of South Dakota and to his country. 
HCR 1011Making formal application to the United States Congress to lawfully enable the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide per diem reimbursement to eligible veterans in need of assisted living services. 
HJR 1004Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election a Constitutional amendment to revise certain provisions relating to the rights of crime victims. 
HJR 1006Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to amendments to the Constitution. 
SB 78revise the membership of the Board of Education Standards to include the chairs of the Senate and House committees on education. 
SB 80establish term limits for members of the Board of Regents. 
SB 84revise certain provisions regarding public records. 
SB 91authorize the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide for the design, construction, and equipping of a state veterans cemetery in Sioux Falls, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 94establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. 
SB 110establish certain findings pertaining to pre-abortion counseling practices by abortion providers in South Dakota and to amend provisions regarding mandatory third-party pre-abortion counseling. 
SB 122provide for the payment of claims for covered services provided by a health care provider via telemedicine or telehealth. 
SB 123provide for the utilization of telemedicine or telehealth by a health care professional. 
SB 150provide property tax relief through the creation of the property tax relief fund. 
SB 181provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. 
SB 190require the approval of the Legislature before the state adopts certain changes to the Medicaid program. 
SB 191provide certain venue for enforcement of protection orders and conditions for no contact. 
SB 199revise certain provisions regarding nonmeandered waters. 
SCR 1Honoring the memory and accomplishments of President Grover Cleveland. 
SCR 13Recognizing the root cause of the global war on terror. 
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 4Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election a new section to Article XII of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the creation and administration of a trust fund with the net receipts from certain unclaimed property. 
SJR 5Proposing and submitting to the voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota regarding the maximum annual change in general fund appropriations. 

Hearings

02/21 07:45 AM House EducationSB 89establish term limits for members of the Board of Education Standards. 
02/22 08:00 AM Senate JudiciarySB 193require certain local governmental units to cooperate with federal agencies and to provide a penalty therefor.