+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 1705 Northview Ln. Aberdeen, SD 57401 + − Committees (5) SD - Commerce and Energy (Senate) Title: member SD - Legislative Procedure (Senate) Title: member SD - Retirement Laws (Senate) Title: vice chair SD - State Affairs (Senate) Title: member SD - Legislative Procedure Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (7) SD - SB128 Provide an exception for alcohol manufacturer and wholesaler licensees to participate in certain retail events and to declare an emergency. SD - SB169 Impose a statewide property tax for purpose of providing funds to increase certain employee wages employed by community support providers and nursing facilities. SD - SC2 Commending and honoring members of the Aberdeen School Board on receiving the Associated School Board Award of Excellence for 2016. SD - SB164 Revise the length of the maximum probationary period for juvenile probationers and to revise the conditions of a juvenile commitment to the Department of Corrections. SD - SCR12 Expressing support for the continuation of the Perkins Loan Program and urging Congress to take immediate action to permanently reauthorize the program, in its entirety and in its original form. SD - SB179 Revise the length of the maximum probationary period for juvenile probationers. SD - SB139 Provide for the permitting of waterfowl outfitters, and to dedicate fees and surcharges paid by waterfowl outfitters for use on certain game production areas. + − Cosponsored Bills (50) SD - HB1052 Provide certain protections for public employees. SD - HB1069 Repeal and revise certain provisions related to campaign finance and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1073 Revise and repeal certain provisions regarding gifts from registered lobbyists to public officials. SD - HB1078 Provide for the regulation of teams and team leaders regarding real estate transactions. SD - HB1082 Grant limited immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain related offenses to persons who assist certain persons in need of emergency assistance or who are themselves in need of emergency assistance. SD - HB1084 Allow chiropractic corporations operated as sole proprietorships to be operated for a certain time after the death of the chiropractor. SD - HB1088 Revise certain provisions regarding required stops at railroad crossings. SD - HB1089 Provide certain provisions regarding investigations of misconduct by certain public officials. SD - HB1092 Revise certain alcoholic beverage licensing provisions concerning the manufacturing and sale of cider. SD - HB1100 Allow law enforcement to initiate a mental illness hold in domestic abuse situations. SD - HB1105 Revise certain municipal special assessment provisions. SD - HB1108 Revise certain provisions regarding prejudgment interest rates. SD - HB1113 Revise certain provisions regarding protection orders. SD - HB1130 Revise certain provisions that provide transparency and public comment for ballot measures and amendments to the Constitution. SD - HB1169 Repeal, revise, and enact certain standards and other provisions relating to managed health care plans if the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is repealed. SD - HB1187 Revise the process by which courts consider appeals of decisions regarding conditional use requests. SD - HB1200 Revise certain provisions regarding contributions to ballot question committees. SD - HJR1001 Proposing and submitting to the voters at the next general election an amendment to Article XXI of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to fishing, hunting, and trapping. SD - HJR1002 To 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. SD - HCR1007 Strengthening and expanding sister-state ties between South Dakota and Taiwan; supporting the signing of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and a Bilateral Investment Agreement (BIA) with the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan's international profile. SD - HCR1012 Urging Congress, the President of the United States, and the President's trade representatives to welcome free and fair trade and support strong trade commerce within the agricultural industry. SD - HCR1013 To urge the United States Department of State to approve the presidential permit application allowing the construction and operation of the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline between the United States and Canada. SD - HC1001 Honoring and commending Dale Lamphere, of Sturgis, South Dakota, and his team for the monumental sculpture, "Dignity", and Norm and Eunabel McKie, of Rapid City, South Dakota, for their generous financial support of the sculpture project. SD - HC1004 Honoring Raina Grimsley of Mitchell, South Dakota, Girls State Governor, and Max Hawkins of Renner, South Dakota, Boys State Governor, and commending the South Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary for their sponsorship and coordination of the Girls State and Boys State programs. SD - HC1010 Commending and honoring the 2016 Habitat for Humanity-South Dakota Habitat Supporters of the Year. SD - HC1014 Honoring the city of Mobridge for being included in the 2017 Governor's Awards for Outstanding Support of the Arts by an Organization or Business. SD - HC1015 Honoring Mel Chandler for his outstanding service to the State of South Dakota. SD - HC1025 Honoring Phyllis Perkovich for her outstanding commitment and service to the South Dakota legislative page program and the youth of South Dakota. SD - HC1031 Congratulating and commending Teagan NcNary, of Vermillion, South Dakota, and Josh Anderson, of Aberdeen, South Dakota, on their election as the incoming University of South Dakota Student Government Association president and vice president. SD - SB56 Revise certain investment fee rates for employer contribution to the South Dakota future special revenue fund and certain procedures regarding employer contribution rates for the state unemployment compensation fund. SD - SB65 Establish the South Dakota Board of Technical Education and to revise certain provisions regarding career and technical education and postsecondary technical institutes. SD - SB75 Revise certain provisions regarding the purchase from a municipality of malt beverages by certain alcoholic beverage licensees. SD - SB78 Revise provisions regarding election petitions for conservation district supervisors. SD - SB80 Regulate the use of drones under certain conditions and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - SB88 Revise the definition of an electric transmission facility. SD - SB120 Repeal the Legislative Planning Committee and revise certain provisions regarding agency performance reviews. SD - SB124 Repeal the authority for the Department of Social Services to enter agreements related to the Refugee Act of 1980 and to require certain reports regarding services provided to and arrival of refugees. SD - SB126 Require the Department of Education to use a competitive bidding process when acquiring academic assessments. SD - SB137 Establish certain provisions regarding joint employer liability protection. SD - SB144 Provide for the Servicemember Firearms Protection Act. SD - SCR1 Inviting President Donald J. Trump to visit the State of South Dakota, and most especially to visit Mount Rushmore Memorial and Crazy Horse Memorial. SD - SCR4 Recognizing and finding that pornography is a public health crisis leading to a broad spectrum of individual and public health impacts and societal harms. SD - SCR11 Opposing physician-assisted suicide. SD - SCR15 Commending President Donald J. Trump in his commitment to keeping the country safe from radical Islamic terrorism. SD - SC18 Recognizing and congratulating Jonathon A. Brown of Boy Scout Troop 1187 for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. SD - SC19 Honoring Cleo Erickson, "The History Lady," of Vermillion, South Dakota, who knew more about the history of her community than anyone else. SD - SC23 Honoring Senator Gary Cammack and his wife Amy for receiving the Olin Sims Conservation Leadership Award in January of 2017. SD - SC29 Celebrating and honoring the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Sioux Tribe's annual wacipi celebration on the occasion of its 150th anniversary on June 30, July 1, and July 2, 2017. SD - SC36 Honoring Christopher Todd Jumper of Boy Scout Troop 28, North Sioux City, South Dakota, for earning the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. SD - SC37 Honoring the Beresford and Alcester-Hudson School District cooperative wrestling program for an excellent season and for victorious performances in the 2017 Class B State Wrestling Tournament.