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Last updated 5:19 PM Apr 12, 2021

Sen. Jason Small

Republican
Representing SD 21
Busby, Hardin, Crow Agency, Lame Deer, Ashland

Small previously served in the Senate in 2019 and 2017.

SD 21 election results

Last in-cycle for Senate election in 2020. House seats are elected every two years, Senate seats every four.

General election vote, 2020

(R) JASON D SMALL(D)58%42%
Won by 16% (1,086 votes)

Party primary vote, 2020

(R) JASON D SMALL100%
Ran unopposed

Governor vote in district, 2020

(D) COONEY(R)(L)48%48%
Won by 0% (18 votes)

Voting statistics

Of 1,374 Senate floor votes involving bills:
96%With majority of Senate lawmakers
92%With majority of GOP caucus
71%With majority of Dem. caucus
Small has been absent or excused for 0 votes.
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Bills sponsored

SB 3: Revise motor carrier authority within reservation boundaries
From Jason Small (R)Bill text
Passed
Became Law
SB 4: Extend the Missing Indigenous Persons Task Force
Through Legislature
Passed both chambers
SJ 10: Joint resolution urging congress to appropriate funding for carbon capture
Second chamber
On floor
SB 90: Revise psychology licensing laws
Passed
Became Law
SB 102: Revise behavioral health licensing laws
Passed
Became Law
SB 134: Revise board of investment loans for coal-fired generation remediation
Second chamber
In committee
SB 154: Revise collection of delinquent coal gross proceeds taxes
Passed
Became Law
SB 216: Revise laws relating to insurance parity compliance reporting
Through Legislature
Passed both chambers
SB 217: Revise laws relating to psychiatric collaborative care
Through Legislature
Passed both chambers
SB 246: Generally revise requirements for electrician licensing
Failed
Probably Dead
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Committee assignments

  • Senate Business, Labor, and Economic Affairs
  • Senate Energy and Telecommunications - Majority Vice Chair
  • Senate Natural Resources - Majority Vice Chair

News coverage

MTFP stories involving this lawmaker
‘Keep hope alive’
1/22/21
Lawmakers anxious, excited ahead of 2021 session
12/30/20

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