+ − 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 - Local Government (Senate) Title: Member SD - State Affairs (Senate) Title: Member SD - Legislative Procedure Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (4) SD - SB65 Provide for the construction, renovation, improvement, remodeling, alteration, addition to and repairing of courthouses, jails, incarceration reduction facilities, and other necessary buildings. SD - SB77 Revise provisions regarding candidates running for office. SD - SB103 Provide for an annual transfer of certain unobligated state general funds into the local bridge improvement grant fund. SD - SB67 Revise provisions regarding commitment of a child adjudicated as delinquent. + − Cosponsored Bills (52) SD - HB1040 Establish certain provisions regarding the opportunity scholarship program. SD - HB1048 Authorize a public body to conduct certain deliberations in an executive or closed meeting. SD - HB1051 Establish the South Dakota state seal of civics literacy program. SD - HB1053 Revise the value of gifts permitted for certain insurance advertising or promotional programs. SD - HB1055 Require parental notification and agreement before the institution of an order to withhold resuscitation from certain patients. SD - HB1062 Exempt from alcoholic beverage regulations certain uses of alcohol by postsecondary institutions. SD - HB1068 Authorize the Transportation Commission to promulgate rules to allow certain motor vehicles to follow another motor vehicle on a state highway more closely than otherwise permitted by law. SD - HB1069 Provide for the proper display and use of the state seal by state agencies. SD - HB1074 Provide a privilege for journalists and newscasters regarding refusal to disclose information. SD - HB1075 Revise certain provisions regarding the authority of conservation district governing boards. SD - HB1080 Increase the property tax exemption allowed for certain veterans with a disability and the surviving spouses of certain veterans with a disability. SD - HB1081 Authorize certain paraplegic or amputee veterans or their surviving spouses to retain a property tax exemption without having to reapply each year. SD - HB1082 To revise certain provisions regarding scrap metal purchases. SD - HB1088 Prohibit the use of certain electronic devices while driving. SD - HB1121 Repeal certain provisions regarding health inspections of food service establishments. SD - HJR1005 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, to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and to limit the terms of office for federal officials and members of Congress. SD - HCR1001 Supporting the Governor's efforts to fuel the state fleet with premium E-30 fuel. SD - HCR1005 Petitioning Congress and the President to defend Israel against hostile actions; expressing the strongest support for, and unity with, the people and State of Israel; and strongly condemning the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement and the increasing incidents of anti-Semitism against Israel and the Jewish people. SD - HC1001 Honoring and commending the 2017-2018 Northern State University Wolves Men's Basketball Team for placing second in the NCAA Division II National Tournament. SD - HC1002 Honoring the life of Beverly Smith. SD - HC1004 Honoring and commending Myron Floren, for his service to the state of South Dakota through his exemplary work as an accordionist. SD - HC1005 Recognizing the month of September as Opioid Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month. SD - HC1007 Honoring Calico Ducheneaux of Mobridge, South Dakota Girls State Governor and Seamus Duffy of Sioux Falls, 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 - HC1015 Honoring the Pierre Junior Shooters BB Gun Team for placing second in the 2018 Daisy National BB Gun Championship. SD - HC1016 Commending and honoring Dakota Wesleyan University Women's Basketball Team for their outstanding athletic performance upon winning their first NAIA Division II National Championship in the 2018 season. SD - HC1025 Commending and honoring Raica, a police service dog for the South Dakota Highway Patrol and her Police Service Dog Handler Trooper Michael Dale, for their loyal team service to the State of South Dakota for the past seven years. SD - HC1028 Celebrating and commemorating the commissioning of the USS South Dakota. SD - SB48 Authorize counties on behalf of certain improvement districts to issue convention facility on-sale licenses to sell alcoholic beverages. SD - SB52 Require a survey to determine the adequacy of civics and history instruction in accredited schools. SD - SB64 Require certain wind energy facilities to include aircraft detection lighting systems. SD - SB84 Authorize the possession and administration of opioid antagonists by school district and nonpublic school personnel, and to declare an emergency. SD - SB85 Revise the deadline for the Department of Health's annual report regarding abortions. SD - SB86 Revise provisions regarding certain tax rates. SD - SB90 Revise provisions regarding certain financial interest statements filed by persons elected to state or local office. SD - SB91 Revise certain provisions regarding open meeting requirements. SD - SB92 Revise certain provisions regarding the signature requirements for municipal elections. SD - SB147 Provide certain provisions regarding commercial pesticide applicators. SD - SB154 Authorize the production and transport of saltwater crustaceans. SD - SB187 Define electric bicycles and to provide for the regulation of electric bicycles. SD - SJR1 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election an amendment to the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, related to terms of office for members of the Legislature. SD - SCR5 Commending Senators John Thune and Mike Rounds for their votes to confirm Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the United States Supreme Court, and wishing Associate Justice Kavanaugh well in his new role. SD - SCR8 Requesting Congress to lawfully change the Medicaid eligibility requirements to give states the option to provide Medicaid services to persons in jail pending disposition. SD - SCR9 Petitioning Congress and the President to immediately defund Planned Parenthood of all federal funding; strongly condemning the recent unrestrictive abortion law passed in New York state; and, expressing South Dakotans' continued resolve to secure the blessings of life and liberty for our posterity. SD - SCR13 Recognizing the "Know Before You Fly" campaign as an official source of safety education for operators of unmanned aircraft systems and instructing the Department of Public Safety to educate the public about the campaign. SD - SC4 Honoring and commending South Dakota State University for its ten-year anniversary as a successful NCAA Division I university. SD - SC13 Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Cross Country Team for their outstanding athletic performance in winning their fifth consecutive Summit League Championship. SD - SC14 Commending and honoring the University of South Dakota Women's Basketball Team for their outstanding athletic performance in winning their third regular season Summit League Championship in four years. SD - SC29 Honoring Lois Henry for her outstanding commitment and dedicated service to the State of South Dakota and the South Dakota Legislature. SD - SC30 Commending, honoring, and thanking President George H. W. Bush for his many years of great service to our country. SD - SC33 Honoring Cammack Ranch as the 2018 Leopold Conservation Award recipient. SD - SC35 Recognizing and honoring the bravery of the Beresford FFA students who quickly and courageously acted to help the residents of a burning apartment building. SD - SC36 Honoring the Canton High School wrestling team for their outstanding accomplishments during the 2018-2019 season.