Representative Chris Karr — 2018


Picture of Representative Chris Karr

Party: Republican
Term: New Member
District: 11
Counties: Minnehaha
Occupation: Small Business Owner

Home Address:
7421 W. Luke Dr.
Sioux Falls, SD 57106

Home: 605-695-0391
Capitol: 605-773-3851
Business: 605-695-0391

Email: Chris.Karr@sdlegislature.gov

Session Committees

Joint Committee on AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 
Committee on AppropriationsMember MTWThF 8:00 AM Room 362 

Prime Sponsor

HB 1232revise the payment for the dual credit program. 
HB 1233require maintenance and repair funding for new nonrevenue generating buildings or facilities at institutions of higher education. 
HB 1316require approval of certain federal grants. 
HJR 1010Proposing and submitting to voters an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, revising legislative terms of office. 

Co Sponsor

HB 1076authorize townships to use a tax levy for emergency medical services. 
HB 1083reduce certain fees for enhanced permits to carry a concealed pistol. 
HB 1090revise the deposits of the proceeds from the sale of certain surplus real estate at the South Dakota Veterans' Home. 
HB 1091revise certain requirements for a legal newspaper. 
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 1108restrict the disclosure of personal information regarding motor vehicle records. 
HB 1116revise certain provisions regarding special interest motor vehicle license plates. 
HB 1117revise certain provisions regarding the licensing of historical motor vehicles. 
HB 1120provide equal access for all students to activities sponsored by the South Dakota High School Activities Association or school districts. 
HB 1145provide for subpoena power for certain legislative committees. 
HB 1166revise certain provisions regarding waivers recommended by the School Finance Accountability Board. 
HB 1167revise certain provisions regarding the appointment of county commissioners to county planning commissions. 
HB 1168revise certain provisions regarding the abandonment or dissolution of television translator districts. 
HB 1172revise certain provisions regarding meetings of certain public bodies. 
HB 1189revise certain provisions and penalties regarding inducements for school attendance and overreporting of school enrollment. 
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 1211require that certain property tax opt out decisions be referred to a vote. 
HB 1265enhance the foster care system in South Dakota 
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 1275revise certain provisions regarding ballot measure petition circulation. 
HB 1277exempt certain capital improvements projects from the required supervision of the Bureau of Administration. 
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 1013Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventieth anniversary on June 14-16, 2018. 
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. 
HCR 1005Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2018 as National Social Work Month. 
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 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 1002Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, regarding filling legislative vacancies. 
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. 
HJR 1008Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to amendments to the Constitution. 
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 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 139revise certain provisions relating to child support. 
SB 140revise provisions regarding an objection to a custody or visitation order. 
SB 150provide property tax relief through the creation of the property tax relief fund. 
SB 158require certain transfers of funds from the state highway fund to the local bridge improvement grant fund. 
SB 167revise certain provisions regarding the consideration of joint physical custody of a minor. 
SB 181provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. 
SB 182revise certain provisions regarding the crime of rape. 
SC 40Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing on being awarded the Distinguished Flying Unit Plaque. 
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 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

No Hearings Scheduled