+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Office Address: 1705 Northview Ln. Aberdeen, SD 57401 + − Committees (5) SD - Commerce and Energy (Senate) Title: Member SD - Judiciary (Senate) Title: Member SD - Legislative Procedure (Senate) Title: Member SD - State Affairs (Senate) Title: Member SD - Legislative Procedure Title: Member + − Sponsored Bills (2) SD - SB140 Provide for the resolution of alleged certain disability violations. SD - SB166 Provide a transfer of funds for the postsecondary scholarship grant fund and to declare an emergency. + − Cosponsored Bills (95) SD - HB1057 Prohibit certain acts against children and provide a penalty therefor. SD - HB1059 Revise certain provisions regarding hunting with drones. SD - HB1060 Revise certain provisions regarding the use of the aeronautics fund. SD - HB1062 Increase the financial empowerment of state residents. SD - HB1063 Revise certain provisions regarding the purchase, distribution, and sale of tobacco products to persons under the age of twenty-one. SD - HB1064 Restrict certain vapor products. SD - HB1066 Revise and repeal provisions regarding aviation. SD - HB1067 Modify certain provisions regarding notice, service, and execution of judgments in forceable entry and detainer actions. SD - HB1068 Include out-of-state convictions for the basis of an enhanced penalty for the crime of stalking. SD - HB1069 Authorize certain veterans to attend courses offered at postsecondary technical institutes without payment of tuition. SD - HB1072 Place certain substances on the controlled substances schedule. SD - HB1073 Authorize special event alcohol licenses for full-service restaurant licensees. SD - HB1076 Require a designation on a driver license for autism spectrum disorder under certain circumstances. SD - HB1077 Establish certain requirements regarding funeral processions. SD - HB1083 Rename the postsecondary technical institutes as technical colleges. SD - HB1095 Revise requirements regarding hunting mentors. SD - HB1096 Prohibit commercial surrogacy contracts, provide a penalty for facilitating a commercial surrogacy, and establish an interim committee to evaluate surrogacy in the state. SD - HB1098 Authorize certain off-sale licenses for certain entities and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1099 Authorize counties to impose a temporary voter-approved half-cent sales and use tax and to issue revenue bonds to fund certain county infrastructure construction. SD - HB1101 Provide for the reinstatement of a driver license under certain conditions. SD - HB1102 Make an appropriation to reimburse the aeronautics fund. SD - HB1105 Revise certain provisions regarding restrictions on State Investment Council members. SD - HB1106 Authorize the state investment officer to include an indemnity provision in certain investment-related documents. SD - HB1112 Authorize the hiring of law enforcement officers by the South Dakota State Brand Board and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1113 Provide for remote participation in a shareholders' meeting. SD - HB1114 Authorize additional abbreviations in naming corporations, limited liability companies, and limited liability partnerships. SD - HB1119 Include certain offenses committed in another state for purposes of an enhanced penalty. SD - HB1123 Revise provisions regarding termination of a lease by a victim of alleged domestic abuse. SD - HB1125 Revise conditions for selling non-temperature-controlled baked goods without license. SD - HB1129 Authorize the provision of telecommunications device location information to law enforcement agencies. SD - HB1131 Prohibit the use of misleading identification for telephonic communications. SD - HB1136 Provide for the licensure and regulation of practitioners of acupuncture and Oriental medicine and to establish the Acupuncture Licensing Board and acupuncture regulation fund. SD - HB1138 Establish shooting course requirements for current or former law enforcement officers seeking an enhanced permit to carry a concealed pistol. SD - HB1173 Prohibit a school board from denying an application for open enrollment from certain students with autism. SD - HB1175 Define dyslexia for the purposes of special education and related services. SD - HB1179 Authorize series limited liability companies. SD - HB1183 Increase driver licensing fees and dedicate that increase to transit providers. SD - HB1206 Revise certain provisions regarding the commitment of a delinquent child to the Department of Corrections. SD - HB1242 Provide for the reissuance of certain enhanced permits to carry a concealed pistol and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1249 Revise certain provisions regarding the operation of the South Dakota Lottery. SD - HB1250 Increase the state's percentage of video lottery revenues, to provide for the deposit of certain excess revenues, and to repeal provisions regarding video lottery. SD - HB1260 Revise provisions regarding tax increment districts. SD - HB1277 Prevent trafficking, coercion, and exploitation that occurs under the guise of obscene content. SD - HJR5001 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 - HCR6005 Commending the nation of Israel for its cordial and mutually beneficial relationship with the United States and with the State of South Dakota. SD - HCR6009 Strengthening the sister-state ties between the State of South Dakota and Taiwan; supporting the signing of a Bilateral Trade Agreement (BTA) between Taiwan and the United States; and reaffirming support for increasing Taiwan’s international participation. SD - HCR6019 Urging greater awareness and understanding of post-traumatic stress injury. SD - HCR6020 Denouncing the National Education Association's recent policy to support "the fundamental right to abortion." SD - HCR6024 Commending automotive enthusiasts in South Dakota and the Specialty Equipment Market Association for their contributions in preserving classic automobiles and urging the Governor to declare a South Dakota Collector Car Appreciation Day this year. SD - HC8002 Commending and honoring the 2018-2019 Outstanding School Administrators of South Dakota: JOEL JORGENSON, Madison Central, School Superintendent; DON LYON, Spearfish, Middle School Principal; PAUL LUNDBERG, Brandon Valley, School Business Official; MATT ALLEY, West Central, Elementary School Principal; JOE CHILDS, Mitchell, Secondary School Principal; DAVE PREHEIM, Tea, Assistant High School Principal; MICHAEL AMOLINS, Harrisburg, Curriculum Leader; WENDY OTHEIM, Brookings, Director of Special Education, for being named outstanding administrators by their respective administrator parent groups. SD - HC8007 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's Ellwein family of Rapid City for being awarded the Association of the United States Army Volunteer Family of the Year Award for 2019. SD - HC8008 Recognizing and honoring the Veterans Honor Park in Madison, South Dakota. SD - HC8011 Commending and honoring Renee Ullom, a member of the Brandon Valley School District Board of Education, on her selection as the Associated School Boards of South Dakota Outstanding School Board Member of South Dakota for 2019. SD - HC8014 Congratulating and honoring the Aberdeen Wings for an excellent season and a victorious performance in the 2019 Robertson Cup Championship. SD - HC8015 Honoring Girls State Governor Success Suehne of Sioux Falls and Boys State Governor Johnathan Smith of Sioux Falls and commending the South Dakota American Legion and Auxiliary for their sponsorship and coordination of the Girls State and Boys State programs. SD - HC8016 Commending the South Dakota Air National Guard's 114th Fighter Wing of Sioux Falls for being awarded the Meritorious Unit Award and Winston P. Wilson Trophy for 2019. SD - HC8017 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 139th Brigade Support Battalion of Brookings for being awarded the Major General Milton A. Reckard Trophy and General Walter T. Kerwin Jr. Award for 2019. SD - HC8018 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 153rd Forward Support Company of Huron on being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States' General John J. Pershing Trophy. SD - HC8019 Commending the South Dakota Army National Guard's 730th Area Support Medical Company of Vermillion on being awarded the National Guard Association of the United States' Certificate of Victory. SD - HC8020 To honor the Sioux Falls O'Gorman Knights as the 2019 Class 11 AAA State High School Football Champions. SD - HC8025 Commending and honoring those who served in the Korean War on the seventieth anniversary of the war. SD - HC8028 Honoring and commending the annual Tyler Wilcox Memorial Guns n' Hoses Blood Drive for being named the America's Blood Centers' Blood Drive of the Year for 2019. SD - HC8030 Honoring and commending Bob and Jan Fuller for their dedicated services as foster parents in the Pierre community. SD - SB54 Regulate the use of auxiliary containers. SD - SB60 Adopt the Physical Therapist Licensure Compact. SD - SB65 Revise certain provisions pertaining to trusts. SD - SB68 Authorize a county gross receipts tax. SD - SB75 Provide for a habitat stamp on hunting and fishing licenses. SD - SB78 Increase funding for court appointed special advocates. SD - SB80 Revise certain sheriff's fees and costs. SD - SB81 Establish eligibility criteria for out-of-state health institutions to receive financing from the Health and Educational Facilities Authority. SD - SB84 Authorize service animals in-training to enter certain establishments. SD - SB89 Revise provisions regarding victim's rights. SD - SB90 Revise the distribution of motor fuel tax revenue, create a small structure and large culvert fund, provide for the use and administration of the fund, and to make an appropriation thereof. SD - SB95 Modify certain provisions regarding the repayment of restitution. SD - SB104 Limit entitlement to mechanics' liens. SD - SB109 Provide protections for health care decisions governed by conscience. SD - SB120 Establish exceptions regarding the possession of a pistol by a minor. SD - SB124 To revise provisions regarding group pheasant hunts for disabled veterans. SD - SB139 Revise provisions regarding replacement nursing facilities. SD - SB151 Define critical infrastructure and revise certain crimes for the trespass or damage to critical infrastructure. SD - SB164 Revise the penalties and provisions regarding approaching stopped vehicles. SD - SB167 Revise a provision regarding eligibility for the South Dakota opportunity scholarship. SD - SB176 Provide for the seizure and holding of real property as evidence. SD - SR702 Calling for statewide recognition of South Dakota's military veteran entrepreneurs and Bunker Labs of Rapid City. SD - SJR502 Proposing and submitting to the electors at the next general election, an amendment to Article XII of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, relating to the creation and administration of the pooled local investment fund. SD - SCR602 To invite responsible gun owners from Virginia to relocate to South Dakota. SD - SCR604 Recognizing June as Move Over Awareness Month and urging drivers to slow down and move over for stopped vehicles. SD - SC801 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its seventy-second Anniversary. SD - SC809 To honor and commend the late Senator Gene Abdallah for his dedicated service to his community and state. SD - SC823 Honoring Mr. E.O. Lawrence for his achievements and accomplishments throughout his life and career, and encouraging our schools to recognize his achievements, and encouraging other recognitions of his life and achievements as deemed appropriate by the state of South Dakota. SD - SC824 Honoring the 2019-2020 Canton C-Hawk High School wrestling team for its outstanding accomplishments. SD - SC829 Making John McBeth an honorary South Dakotan. SD - SC830 Celebrating the twentieth year of the South Dakota Tractor Museum. SD - SC832 Honoring and congratulating Nash Hutmacher for winning the 285-pound weight class at the 2020 State Class A Wrestling Tournament for the fourth consecutive year, as well as for his success in football.