+ − Contact Information Phone: (605) 773-3821 Fax: (605) 343-7293 Office Address: + − Committees (2) SD - Education (Senate) Title: vice chair SD - Transportation (Senate) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (6) SD - SB83 Revise certain provisions relating to the criteria for informal adjustment for any apparent child in need of supervision. SD - SB84 Provide for the suspension of the probationary period for juvenile probationers under certain conditions. SD - SCR6 Commending and recognizing the numerous contributions made by South Dakota's social workers and recognizing March 2017 as Social Work Month. SD - SC18 Recognizing and congratulating Jonathon A. Brown of Boy Scout Troop 1187 for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout. SD - SB149 Provide certain protections to faith-based or religious child-placement agencies. SD - SB5 Allow for the redistribution of unused nursing facility bed capacity. + − Cosponsored Bills (59) SD - HB1057 Revise when improvement districts shall hold an election of board members. SD - HB1065 Revise certain provisions regarding the liability of persons for certain business debts. SD - HB1069 Repeal and revise certain provisions related to campaign finance and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1070 Revise certain provisions regarding the licensure of physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. SD - HB1085 Revise certain provisions concerning the occupational tax imposed by business improvement districts. SD - HB1096 Provide for a criminal penalty for any person who prevents the enforcement of a secured creditor's security interest upon repossession of a motor vehicle. SD - HB1099 Require a sentence of life imprisonment for certain persons with severe mental illness and to provide for a determination of severe mental illness in those cases. SD - HB1100 Allow law enforcement to initiate a mental illness hold in domestic abuse situations. SD - HB1101 Increase the penalty for performing an abortion of an unborn child capable of feeling pain. SD - HB1106 Create a leased residential property classification. SD - HB1113 Revise certain provisions regarding protection orders. SD - HB1118 Eliminate the need to prove the use of force, fraud, or coercion in the human trafficking of minors. SD - HB1136 Revise certain election recount provisions. SD - HB1143 Revise certain provisions regarding underage prostitution. SD - HB1144 Revise certain provisions regarding commercial driver license disqualification for refusing to submit to a chemical analysis. SD - HB1150 Provide for the issuance of certain hunting licenses to nonresident military veterans at the resident rate. SD - HB1183 Provide and revise certain provisions regarding mental health procedures in criminal justice, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. SD - HB1191 Require cooperation with the Division of Child Support as a condition of eligibility for the SNAP program. SD - HB1198 Revise the period of time certain persons are prohibited from lobbying. SD - HB1200 Revise certain provisions regarding contributions to ballot question committees. 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 - 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 - HC1005 Commending the entire South Dakota Army National Guard on being awarded a first place gold finish in the 2016 Army Communities of Excellence Awards. 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 - HC1018 Recognizing Rev. Dr. Donald C. Simmons, Jr. for his exemplary service to the State of South Dakota. SD - HC1020 Celebrating and honoring Tabor's Annual Czech Days festivities on the occasion of its sixty-ninth anniversary on June 15th, 16th, and 17th 2017. SD - HC1024 Commending and honoring the South Dakota Department of Transportation on the one hundredth anniversary of its creation. 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 - SB59 Delay the effective date for initiated measures and referred laws. SD - SB60 Revise certain provisions regarding the sale of consumers power district assets. SD - SB61 Update, revise, and repeal certain provisions relating to nurse practitioners and nurse midwives. SD - SB62 Correct the county boundary description for Mellette County. SD - SB64 Define the term of a vacancy appointment for water development district directors. 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 - SB67 Revise the method used to calculate the petition signatures to place initiated measures on the ballot and to declare an emergency. SD - SB68 Revise certain alcoholic beverage sampling provisions. SD - SB69 Revise the tax required when a new motor vehicle dealer licenses a new motor vehicle. SD - SB71 Revise certain provisions of the reinvestment payment program. SD - SB73 Provide a special tribal veteran license plate for certain motor vehicles. SD - SB74 Exempt the elected members of the governing board of any federally recognized Indian tribe from the requirement to register as lobbyists. SD - SB79 Revise certain provisions regarding the display of motorcycle license plates. SD - SB80 Regulate the use of drones under certain conditions and to provide a penalty therefor. SD - SB81 Prohibit the manufacture, sale, or possession of alcohol in a powdered, condensed, or other concentrated form under most circumstances. SD - SB87 Revise and repeal provisions regarding coin operated washers and dryers. SD - SB103 Revise certain provisions concerning the process for truancy citations and formal petitions and to declare an emergency. SD - SB128 Provide an exception for alcohol manufacturer and wholesaler licensees to participate in certain retail events and to declare an emergency. SD - SB140 Require schools to provide instruction in hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation. SD - SB143 Create an off-sale delivery license and to allow certain off-sale licensees to deliver alcohol. SD - SB159 Provide for the continuation of the paraprofessional tuition assistance scholarship program and to make an appropriation therefor. 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 - SCR2 Supporting the electoral college system. SD - SCR3 Recognizing the outstanding public service of President James Monroe. SD - SCR11 Opposing physician-assisted suicide. SD - SC23 Honoring Senator Gary Cammack and his wife Amy for receiving the Olin Sims Conservation Leadership Award in January of 2017. SD - SC24 Commending Heather Wilson on her nomination for Secretary of the United States Air Force and honoring her service to South Dakota.